Experience the thrill of a lifetime with the ultimate luxury trekking adventure at Everest Base Camp. Imagine exploring the majestic Himalayan mountain range while enjoying top-notch amenities and pampering yourself with luxurious accommodations. This once-in-a-lifetime experience will not only challenge your physical abilities but also offer a unique opportunity to connect with nature and immerse yourself in the local culture. Trekking to Everest Base Camp is a bucket list item for many adventure enthusiasts, and with the added luxury, it’s an experience like no other. Imagine gazing upon the breathtaking views of the snow-capped peaks while indulging in a gourmet meal and relaxing in a luxurious tent. This is the perfect way to elevate your trekking experience to the next level while enjoying the ultimate comfort and convenience. Join us on this unforgettable journey to Everest Base Camp and discover a whole new level of adventure and luxury.
The Everest Base Camp trek is considered the ultimate luxury trekking adventure for several reasons. Firstly, the trek offers a unique opportunity to explore the Himalayan mountain range, which is home to some of the world’s tallest mountains, including Mount Everest. The trek offers breathtaking views of the snow-capped peaks, glaciers, and stunning landscapes. Secondly, the trek offers luxurious accommodations, gourmet meals, and other top-notch amenities, making it a unique experience for adventure enthusiasts. Thirdly, the trek offers a chance to immerse yourself in the local culture and learn about the Sherpa people’s way of life. Lastly, the trek is challenging, offering a chance to test your physical abilities and push yourself to the limit.
The Everest Base Camp trek is a challenging trek that takes about 12 to 14 days to complete. The trek starts from Lukla and follows the Dudh Koshi River through several villages, including Phakding, Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche, and Gorak Shep, before reaching the base camp. The trek offers breathtaking views of the snow-capped peaks, glaciers, and stunning landscapes. Along the way, you will get to experience the local culture and learn about the Sherpa people’s way of life. You will also get to see several monasteries, including the famous Tengboche monastery, which is the largest in the Khumbu region.
Choosing the right trekking agency for your Everest Base Camp trek is crucial to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience. You should choose a trekking agency that is experienced, knowledgeable, and licensed by the Nepali government. You should also check the agency’s reviews and ratings before booking your trek. The agency should provide you with a detailed itinerary, including the trek’s duration, accommodations, meals, and other facilities. The agency should also provide you with a trained guide and porters who can assist you throughout the trek. Lastly, you should ensure that the agency follows ethical and sustainable trekking practices.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Upon your arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport (Kathmandu), our representatives from Adventure Mountain Guide will welcome you and transfer you to the hotel.
Day 02: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla and Trek to Phakding (2610m): 4 hours
After the breakfast in the morning, we will transfer you to the domestic terminal of Kathmandu airport for the scenic flight to Lukla which is the gateway destination from where our trek starts. After a dramatic 40 minutes of flight above beautiful mountains, we reach the Lukla airport. After meeting our crew members at Lukla, we start trekking to Phakding and stay overnight there.
Day 03: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m) 5-6 hours
Today, after taking our morning breakfast, we walk through the pine forest along the Dudh Koshi River. On the way, we enjoy the beautiful views of Mount Thamserku. We come to the check post and entrance to Sagarmatha National Park via the settlements of Benkar and Monjo. Passing through the village of Jorsale, we finally reach at Namche which is the gateway to Mount Everest. We stay overnight at Namche.
Day 04: Rest day at Namche Bazaar
Today will be our first day of acclimatization. You are suggested to stay active and moving during rest days. So, we either spend a taking a day’s hike to Thame village of Khunde. We can explore Namche bazaar itself either. Namche Bazaar is the main center of Everest Region has many government offices, Banks, ATMs, restaurants, Internet Cafes and many more. We stay overnight in the hotel at Namche.
Day 05: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Phorste Tenga Village (3800m) 5-6 hours
Today, after taking our morning breakfast, we set out towards Phortse Tenga. We will be enjoying superb views of Mount Everest, Mount Amadablam, Mount Lhotse, Mount Nuptse and the close up views of Thamserku. Following the trail with few ups and downs, we reach Dukh khola to cross the bridge, We can spot various wildlife like Musk Deer, Himalayan Thar, and Multicolored Pheasants en route. Passing through Sansa, we reach Phunki Thenga for our lunch. Then, we gear up for a slightly difficult climb through the pine forests which eventually leads us to the village of Phostse Tenga Village.
Day 06: Trek from Phorste Tenga Village to Dingboche (4360m) 5-6 hours
After taking our morning breakfast and visiting the Real Sherpa Village and spectacular views, we start our journey today. We move through the upper trail to Pangboche. En route, we pass through several Chortens and Mani walls and small villages. Enjoying the fantastic views of Mount Amadablam, we enter Imja Valley. We then descend into the Lobuche river and begin the last and steepest climb of the day upto Dingboche. On arrival at Dingboche, you will see beautiful fields. We stay overnight at Dingboche.
Day 07: Rest Day at Dingboche
Today, we will spend our second acclimatization day at Dingboche. We will enjoy the refreshing and admiring views of Amadablam from Dingboche in the morning. For the better views of Amadablam and other peaks, we climb the ridge on the north behind the village. From here, we can see three of the world’s highest peaks including Mount Lhotse, Mount Makalu and Mount Cho Oyu. We also enjoy the beautiful views of Cholaste Peak and Taboche Peak. Lobuche East and Lobuche West peaks are the most dominant along with Lhotse. We stay overnight at Dingboche.
Day 08: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4940m) 3-4 hours
We climb up the seep terminal moraine of Khumbu Glacier beyond Dughla today. Passing through Chupki Lhara, Khumbu Glacier moraine, we will witness several wonderful views of snowcapped peaks including Khumbutse, Pumori, Lingtren, and Mahalangur Himal. We will also witness Mount Nuptse to the right. We eventually reach Lobuche for our overnight stay.
Day 09: Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep (5170m) to Everest Base Camp (5364m) to Gorakshep: 8-9 hours
Today, after having our morning breakfast, we follow our trek to Gorakshep through the lateral morain of Khumbu Glacier. As we reach Gorakshep, we find snowcapped mountains around us including Mount Everest. Then, we make our trek to EBC. After enjoying the beautiful surrounding views from Everest Base Camp, we stroll back to Gorakshep for overnight stay.
Day 10: Trek from Gorakshep to Kalapatthar (5545m) to Pheriche (4280m): 8-9 hours
Today, we will start our trek up the best viewpoint of Kalapatthar. We will catch the dramatic views of mountains including Lingtren, Mount Everest, Khumbuste, and Changste among others. After enjoying wonderful Himalayan panorama at Kalapatthar, we descend down to Pheriche for our overnight stay.
Day 11: Trek from Pheriche to Dibuche (3570m) 5-6 hours
Today, just after the start of our trek, we cross Khumbu Khola. We then follow the Everest trail down the beautiful valley. We will be passing through the villages of Tsuro Wog, Shomare, Orsho, and reach Pangboche which is at the base of Amadablam. Crossing the bridge over Imja Khola, we pass through Deboche Village and then reach Tyangboche. We then follow our trail to Kyangjuma. We stay overnight at Kyangjuma.
Day 12: Trek from Dibuche to Monjo (2840m) 4-5 hours
Today, we stroll our route back to Namche and then to Monjo. On the way, we will pass through several forests and wildlife. We stay overnight at Monjo.
Day 13: Trek from Monjo to Lukla: 4-5 hours
Today we descend to Lukla from Monjo. On the way, we will pass through the forest of rhododendron and pine. We will be walking through the Sherpa villages and Buddhist Monasteries. We finally reach at Chheplung and then to Lukla which marks the end of our EBC Trek. We stay overnight at Lukla.
Day 14: Fly back to Kathmandu from Lukla
Today, we will fly back to Kathmandu from Lukla. We will again have a dramatic 40-minutes flight over the high Himalayas. Upon reaching at Kathmandu, you can take the time for exploring the city or you can go for last minute shopping. We celebrate the farewell dinner in the evening.
Day 15: Final Departure
You are saying good bye to the Kathmandu as your journey in Nepal comes to an end today! We will transfer you to the airport for your returning flight.