Everest Base Camp Trek 15 Days is a rejoicing trekking to do in the Khumbu region of Nepal. Be at an abode of Mt. Everest and experience the serene Himalayas. If you are looking for an itinerary that is professional, secure, and reasonable, the package can be a perfect anecdote. 15 Days of the journey in the Khumbu region of Nepal will undoubtedly endow you with the chance to understand Sherpa culture and Himalayan lifestyle.
There are many legendary activities that we do in our lifetime. However, some of them are noteworthy and some are not. To reach the base camp of the world’s tallest mountain Mt. Everest is undoubtedly an extraordinary feat. You can share the travel tales proudly for generations.
Namche Bazaar is the heartland and marketplace of Khumbu. This is probably the highest-situated town in the world. The first acclimatization for the safe Everest Base Camp Trek -15 Days trip is done by hiking around Namche Bazaar. Trekkers will hike towards Everest View Hotel or Khumjung Village.
The scenery of mountain vistas of Thamserku, Kwangde, Kusum Kangaru, Taboche, Amadablam, Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, etc. is seen on this day.
The Second acclimatization further helps in avoiding altitude sickness. Moreover, if you adopt the proper eating and drinking habits during the trek you can avoid AMS.
Trekkers will spend overnight at Gorakshep after visiting the Everest Base Camp (5364 m). Take as many pictures as possible on the base camp of the world’s tallest mountain Mt. Everest. This is the very place from where legendary climbers like Sir Edmund and Norgay took their first step for Everest Expedition.
Early in the morning trekkers will hike to Kalapathar (5545 m). Sunrise from Kalapathar is very momentous. The sun rays kissing the tip of mighty mountains are really a beautiful sight to behold.
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Your first impression of arriving at Tribhuvan International Airport is an experience in itself. But don’t be worried by the apparent confusion as your airport representative will be waiting to welcome you with your name written on a placard. Depending on traffic, you will be at your hotel within 20 minutes or so.
You have time to relax and enjoy the ambiance and comfort of the hotel until your evening Group Meeting. This is when we collect your insurance details and discuss how the trip will run for the coming days. After the meeting, we go for our first group dinner. Your tour leader will take you to a traditional Nepali restaurant in Thamel.
Morning flight to Lukla with views of mountain range including Mt. Everest, after 30 mins of great flight reaching at Lukla with its unique airstrip, a gateway Sherpa town to Everest base camp and other adventure destination.
From Lukla walk to Phakding village leading past Sherpa farm villages, a nice and pleasant walk with few short ups overlooking beautiful views along the walk to Phakding village located by Dudh Koshi, a glacial River.
After breakfast, we head to Namche Bazaar (3440 m.). The trail follows the right bank of Dudh Koshi. Thamserku peaks stand majestically skyward on the opposite bank.
We reach Benkar, as the trail climbs from the riverbed on the left bank of Dudh Koshi River into the mountain through a forest to Chumoa. We continue along the trail with many ups and downs; cross a stream, and pass by the tiny village Monjo.
We then come to Sagarmatha National Park where a park entrance fee is to be deposited. We follow a short walk along the riverbed of this valley where the major river meets each other. Crossing over a high Hillary bridge, the trek begins with a steep ascent to Namche Bazar.
On the way, facing excellent views of Everest (8848m) and Lhotse (8516m) surrounded on three sides by mountain ranges will welcome you to Namche Bazaar (3440m). It is a central hub of the Khumbu region for food, trekking gears, and other necessary goods. This is probably the most vibrant place on earth with many eateries, bars, and shops at an altitude of 34440 m. Overnight at Namche.
Namche Bazaar is at 3,440m and on this day we reach as high as 3880 m the Everest View Hotel. The key idea of getting proper acclimatization is reaching higher altitude and resting at a lower altitude. We will hike towards the Everest View Hotel. The scenery of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Tabuche, Amadablam, Thamserku, Kwangde, etc. mesmerizes this acclimatization hiking. If time permits, we will visit the mountain museum as well as Shyangboche Airport which is the highest situated airport in the world.
We will again come back to Namche Bazaar for the overnight. Enjoy free time in the evening strolling around the marketplace. You will love the eateries and bars of the Namche Bazaar. This is a perfect chance to experience the daily lifestyle of famous mountain people the Sherpa.
From Namche on the gradual scenic path with downhill to Imjatse river at Phungi Thanga for lunch, and then uphill through rhododendron, pines, firs tree forest with views of snowcapped peaks.
On reaching Thyangboche, we will visit the famous Buddhist monastery. The place is blessed with a magnificent panorama of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Kangtenga, Thamserku, Kwande and majestic Amadablam.
With Mt. Amadablam on the backdrop and beautiful valley of Pangboche in front including the gigantic Mt. Everest, the stay in Thyangboche can be momentous and picturesque. You will be able to capture the lower trekking portion as well as upper trekking portion of Everest Base Camp Trek route. Overnight at Thyangboche
We descend through the forest to Debuche and a little further on we cross the rushing Imja Khola, whose valley we now follow. Climbing steadily the trail enters Pangboche, at 3,900m, the highest permanent settlement in this valley. Ascending the valley, we have lunch at Shomare, after which we leave the trees behind and cross a wooden bridge at the confluence of the Khumbu and Imja Khola. A short steep climb brings us to Dingboche, at 4,400m, a summer settlement where great peaks surround us.
The second scheduled rest day assists to your fitness with oxygen intake before proceeding higher elevation. We hike to Nangkartshang hill for acclimatization and view of the mountain panorama. From here enjoy views of Makalu (8,463m) fifth highest mountain with awesome views of Amadablam, Cholatse, Tabuche, Lhotse and the Imjatse valley.
From Dingboche, our walk leads to a ridge marked with prayer flags and Stupas, then walking on nice gradual uphill facing marvelous scenery to reach a small place in Thugla where Khumbu glaciers melt into a torrential river.
A perfect place for rest and lunch stop, where afternoon walks leads to a steep climb at Thugla hill a place with many memorials of unfortunate climbers around peaks of Khumbu and Everest. The walk continues for another few hours on nice gradual up to Lobuche for an overnight stop, a place with several nice lodges with views of Pumori, Nuptse and Lobuche peaks.
Today is the day of the great walk towards our main highlight and final destination the Everest Base Camp. As morning walk leads on the open wide valley with a slow climb to reach above Khumbu glaciers. We will walk through moraines towards Gorakshep, a place with few lodges on the junction of Everest base camp and Kala Patthar route.
Gorakshep used to be a base camp of Everest in the past 1950 to late 1970 before the route was made further 4-6 k.m to reach present base camp. From Gorakshep few hours walk over moraine and glacier to reach our ultimate destination at base camp with sweeping views of giant peaks of Nuptse-Lo la, Nuptse with notorious huge Khumbu Ice Falls and glaciers. In high mountaineering season, this place will be active with climbers and crews with many camps set on top of moraine and glaciers.
After a grand time, we then head back to Gorakshep for the highest overnight stop of the adventure with fantastic memories of the day walks to Everest base camp.
After spectacular day yesterday reaching the Everest Base Camp today is another milestone day of our trek. Early in the morning, we hike to Kalapathar (5545 m). We need to rush towards hill top for the mesmerizing sunrise view. Gazing the sun rising through the casement of mountains including the Mt. Everest is a joyous experience to collect in our memory tale. The panoramic view of mountains like Nuptse, Pumori, Lhotse, Everest, Amadablam, Cholatse, Tabuche, Changtse, Lo-la, Lingtren, Khumbutse and many more can be seen from the top.
We will then descend to Gorakshep for breakfast. The day's trekking is also called an unwinding trip as the altitude decreases and oxygen level increases. We will reach to Pheriche (4200 m) for the overnight sleep.
The return journey is much easier losing heights every hour. Today we lose approximately 760 m in elevation. After a short climb to Pheriche pass, walk downhill with few tiny short ups to reach Pangboche and then descend to Imja River after crossing suspension bridge trek through the cool forested area to Debuche and then half an hour uphill to Tengboche.
We descend through pine and Rhododendron forest t0 Phungki Thanga where we can spot mountains goats, pheasants, and other wild animals and birds common to the area. After crossing the bridge over Imja Khola second time, the path eventually goes up to Sanasa (Khumbu Junction) from where we can enjoy views of Amadablam, Thamserku and Nuptse mountains then we walk on smooth trails made by Pasang Sherpa all way to Namche Bazaar. Overnight at Namche Bazaar.
After breakfast, we trek toward the Hillary Suspension Bridge and then pass through several local villages. Our arrival in Lukla brings an evening in our last Tea House and, traditionally, a party with your trekking crew: you made it! Thanks to great teamwork and perseverance, you’ve accomplished a physical feat of which others only dream. This is your last night on the mountain, which can be bittersweet.
From Lukla taking an early morning flight back to Kathmandu with views of mountains, at Kathmandu domestic airport our staff transfers you back to respective hotels with rest of the day free at leisure.
Your last day in amazing Nepal in the land of Himalayan wonders, after wonderful experience and fond memories of Everest Base Camp trekking, our staff transfer you to the airport as per your time for an international flight for your final departure towards homeward bound.
Yes, our airport representative will come to pick you up at the airport. He/She will hold the placard with your name or group name. You will be transferred to the agreed hotel and later in the evening, the agency will hold the welcome dinner for you.
You will need a Covid Vaccination certificate certified by any government agency.
Yes, you can join our fixed departure group as well. However, we can arrange the solo trekker trekking too. You can hire a porter guide for the trip who will carry your stuff as well as a guide you through the trekking. You can get either female or male trekking guide according to your preference.
Yes, you can book the private trip as well. After covid pandemic the agency is operating many private trips. Feel free to ask our travel planners for the arrangement.
We use 3 star to 5 star hotels for your accommodation in the Kathmandu. It depends upon your request and preference. Most of the hotels that we use are within the city center (Thamel area). Yes, you can extend your stay in Nepal. If you want, you can do the hotel booking on your own in which we can assist you. You can also buy the tour package with us as well. It is up to you to decide. We can arrange for any kinds of extended stay in Kathmandu or any other major cities of Nepal.
Yes, you can upgrade hotel to luxury hotel in Kathmandu but the price will be adjusted. The package hotel cost will not be redeemed but can be transferred to your luxury hotel cost. If you buy the luxury trek or tour package then the luxury hotel in Kathmandu is included in your trip itinerary.
During the trek don’t expect luxury accommodation facilities. However, in some places you can get the room with attached bathrooms. In high altitude and also during the peak season; you will have to share the room with other trekkers. It depends whether you get to shower or not. In some places you can shower in your own room. However, most of the lodges/tea houses you will have to pay extra for the hot shower.
You will get breakfast, lunch and dinner during the trek. Hot water is extra. You can carry the purifying pill which you can use for the normal tap water as well. The food is from the menu.
Typical Trekking Day consists of 6-7 hours of average walking hours. You will start the trekking after breakfast and stop for the lunch on the way. In between you will have briefings and information regarding the area’s landscape, mountains and culture as well. Breakfast is normally at 7 o’clock in the morning and lunch is at around 12-1 o’clock in the afternoon and dinner is at 7-8 o’clock in the evening.
Mobile connectivity is available in almost every trekking trails of Nepal. However, in some parts the connectivity is very less. If there is not mobile connectivity then you will have to buy the internet wifi card from the lodge.
Acclimatization is dependent upon the type of the trekking that we are doing. For Example, Everest Base Camp Trekking has two acclimatization rests, one at Namche and other at Dingboche. However, for the low altitude trekking you might not need acclimatization at all or just one day’s acclimatization is fine.
We follow the safety protocols text to text. Every evening our clients’ oxygen level, heart rate and blood pressure is measured. In case of emergency the team will decide whether to continue or not. If you have the travel insurance, during emergency, we might have to use that for the emergency evacuation.
If you are on full package, the agency will bear your meal, accommodation and tea/coffees so you will not need much cash. However, in an average you will need Nrs. 3000 to 4000 per day if you are on your own for the trip like in service trekking. Credit cards are not accepted on the trail.
In some places you will get the laundry service but it is possible to do laundry only during the acclimatization rest days. Therefore, you will have to collect all soiled clothes and use the laundry while you are back in the city.
Yes you can recharge your electronic devices in the teahouse/lodge. The charge is incurred per device.
Yes, you can do Everest Base Camp Trekking without prior trekking experience also. However, you need to be physically fit. One month prior to the trekking date, do some exercises in your home country.
There is no alternative way if the flight is canceled. However, you can hire a helicopter back to Kathmandu.
The weight limit is 15 kgs including day pack.
Yes, travel insurance is mandatory for the EBC Trek. The insurance must cover medical aid, accidents and emergency helicopter rescue.
Yes, all our guides are Nepal Government license holder. They are well versed in the basic first aids as well. Therefore, you don’t need to worry about minor injuries.
The trekking guide will assess your situation and decide whether you can continue the trek or not.
Yes all our guides are certified by the Government of Nepal and TAAN.
Tipping is not mandatory but expected. You can tip according to your liking.
You can add extra days to your trekking but the cost increases.
Yes you need to make the advance deposit of 20% of the trip to guarantee. Once you land in Kathmandu, you will have to clear the trip cost before commencing the trip.