Overview

14 Days Everest Base Camp Trek:

  • Trekking Days:           11 Days.
    Kathmandu Stay:      02 Days.
    Departure Day:          01 Day.

“Everest for me, and I believe for the world, is the physical and symbolic manifestation of overcoming odds to achieve a dream.” – Tom Whittaker

14 days Everest Base Camp Trek is a once in a life time opportunity. It cruises you to the breathtaking incomparable region of Everest. It’s a world heritage site offering anyone with awe-inspiring mountain views and picturesque landscapes. It also introduces you to the ancient Tibetan Buddhist culture. It’s more of a giving anyone an opportunity to witness this highly celebrated adventure destination in less than required number of days.

After the breakthrough of the world’s highest mountain by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa in 1953 undeniably unlocked the human quest. The curiosity for these secret valleys and majestic peaks went further which has enticed so many to follow their footstep to its natural beauty. Everest undoubtedly has always succeeded to lure every single mountain enthusiasts with its persuasive charm and elegance. Getting close to the first step to the world’s highest mountain and the spectacular Khumbu Ice-fall is simply phenomenal. During climbing season it is cherishing to observe the organized setting of the genuine expeditions which is absolutely exceptional. 14 Days Everest base came though sounds short but in-fact you will not miss the essential acclimatization days. Acclimatization days are essential if you are going over 3500 m. Nepal Pyramids has designed this trip in a way that it is way more exciting than exhausting.

Why extra night in Kathmandu???

After the trip, travelers have one additional leisure day in Kathmandu, the living heritage city. This in reality is a contingency day in case of Lukla – Kathmandu flight cancellation under certain circumstances. This certainly gives anyone more of a chance to explore Kathmandu, the capital, ‘The Shining Pearl of Asia’ with its beautiful temples, monuments and time honored legends and history. The city undeniably has so much to offer anyone with thrilling tour experience. Nepal Pyramids will always be there to assist you with your city exploration.

Join Nepal Pyramids to feel the real Adventure.

Short Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrive to Kathmandu (1400 m/4593 ft)
  • Day 02: Fly to Lukla (2840 m/9317 ft) and trek to Phakding (2610 m/8562 ft)
  • Day 03: Trek to Namche (3450 m/11,318 ft)
  • Day 04: Acclimatization day at Namche /morning excursion.
  • Day 05: Trek to Tyengbuche Monastery (3860 m/12,664 ft)
  • Day 06: Trek to Dingbuche (4350 m/14271 ft)
  • Day 07: Acclimatization day at Dingbuche, morning excursion.
  • Day 08: Trek to Lobuche (4910 m/16,108 ft)
  • Day 09: Trek to Gorakshep (5189 m/17,024 ft) trek to Everest base camp.
  • Day 10: Morning excursion to Kalapathar (5545 m/18,192 ft) and trek to Pheriche (4240 m/13,910 ft) or Pangbuche (3930 m/12,893 ft) Day 11: Trek to Namche
  • Day 11: Trek to Namche
  • Day 12: Trek to Lukla (2840 m/9317 ft)
  • Day 13: Fly back to Kathmandu
  • Day 14: Departure Day.

Important Note

The above itinerary is simply a guideline and is subject to alteration as per the circumstances. Your group leader is solely liable to bring about changes in the best interest of the group.

Flight Delay/Cancellation in Kathmandu and Lukla:

The unpredictability of Flights flying to and from Lukla airport, the gateway to Mount Everest and the world’s most electrifying airport is pretty evident from its history of delays and cancellation. Diverse factors leads to the situation of cancellation including the weather, technical issues, poor visibility etc. In such conditions, Nepal Pyramids will charter a helicopter to make certain that you don’t miss your trip or your international flight. But again under these circumstances the possibility of flying helicopter depends on the Nepal Civil Aviation flying rules.

Travelers are to pay the cost of the chartered helicopter which is payable through cash, traveler’s cheques, or credit cards (Visa and Master Cards only). Travelers will be provided with receipt upon payment so that they may claim the amount from their travel insurance. The cost per person is governed by the number of people taking this facility.

Why extra night in Kathmandu???

After the trip, travelers have one additional leisure day in Kathmandu, the living heritage city, which in reality is a contingency day in case of Lukla – Kathmandu flight cancellation under certain circumstances. This certainly gives anyone more of a chance to explore Kathmandu, the capital, ‘The Shining Pearl of Asia’ with its beautiful temples, monuments and time honored legends and history. The city undeniably has so much to offer anyone with thrilling tour experience. Nepal Pyramids will always be there to assist you with your city exploration.

FAQ's

Though the epic trip to Everest Base camp is phenomenal offering anyone a great trekking experience with panoramic mountain views yet it is challenging. EBC is a Strenuous-Challenging trek due to alpine undulating trail, Altitude variation and thin air, however, it is achievable for anyone with sound fitness. Anybody of any age group can join as our itineraries are intended to make the trip more pleasing than exhausting nonetheless, we recommend pre-physical training and your doctors’ consent in regards personal ailments, weak ankle/knee, blood pressure, heart problem etc.
In total Lukla – EBC –Lukla we cover around 135/40 Km or 86/87 miles.
With Nepal Pyramids you have every right to modify the itinerary as per the time convenient to you and the level of fitness of the group. Though 14 days Everest Base camp is already optimized so as to cope with the thin air environment yet, anyone considering the group potential can always transform the itinerary.
Family Oriented Lodges which Nepal Pyramids use are at its best offering you the comfort experience and its typical local environment. It’s basically the extension of their own houses that offers you twin bed sharing room with common toilets. You have variety of choices for the food and so far with Nepal Pyramids absolute contentment prevails in regards to meals and Local Tea-House.
To make your trip entirely hassle free, Nepal Pyramids provides you a very warm sleeping bag with fleece liner and wind-stopper duvet jackets with attach hood. We also provide you with complementary Nepal Pyramids duffel bag to fit all your gears in, plastic bag to separate your clean clothes with the dirty ones, our T-shirt and trek map.
Mineral water is rampant in Everest region yet Nepal Pyramids, for environmental concern we are opposed to the use of disposable plastic bottles on any of our trips to Nepal Himalayas. With no additional cost our staff will supply you with appropriately boiled water every morning and evening for which at least 2 metal or plastic Nalgene bottles are recommended. In case you ran out of the delivered water you can always buy boiled and filtered water from the tea houses along the way at minimal charges.
Acute mountain sickness is something more of a reaction that materializes in our body under lower rate of oxygen level. It’s a mountain ailment which is fatal. It’s hard to predict who of what age and physical fitness can actually get of AMS. However, Nepal Pyramids delivers professionals who are well equipped with medication and oxygen cylinders to deal with AMS. Besides, there are ample preventive strategies to deal any mountain sickness. Food poisoning, severe diarrhea, stomach problems are other very common mountain ailments that can be nightmarish than the AMS.

Highlights

⭐ Flying into the world’s most daring mountain airport of Lukla at the elevation of 2840m is more adventurous and astonishing.

⭐Walking on the legendary trekking trail through the Sherpa village with its exceptional culture is way stunning than anything.

⭐ Getting to Namche Bazaar, the capital of Khumbu region through several suspension bridges is daring and adventurous.

⭐ Beautiful walk to the village of Khmujung, popularly known as the valley inside the clouds and visit to the Monastery to witness the Scalp of mythical creature [Yeti] will surely add up to your legendary quest.

⭐ Visiting the School built by Edmund Hillary around 1961 gives you the accounts of his life’s devotion for the Sherpa people of Everest.

⭐ The close view of the magnificent mountain, extensive green hills, the Tibetan-Buddhist culture and to witness the territory of the yaks from Khumjung and onwards is magnetic.

⭐ Walk to Dingbuche with its extravagant mountain views at 360 and staying two nights at the base of soaring Amadablam (the Matterhorn of Nepal) is a very enchanting experience.

⭐ View of world’s highest peak and its neighboring mountains and spectacular landscapes that get closer everyday eventually makes you appreciate about trekking being an ultimate holiday.

⭐ Being at the base of the world’s highest peak, Everest and getting to the summit of Kalapathar 5545 m/ 18192 ft is a great accomplishment.

Detailed Itinerary

“BECAUSE ITS THERE”
“Everest for me, and I believe for the world, is the physical and symbolic manifestation of overcoming odds to achieve a dream.” – Tom Whittaker

 

Soon you land in Kathmandu airport your group leader will be there with Nepal Pyramids board to greet you and transfer you to the hotel. Despite, the capital city of Nepal certainly being the busiest with hectic traffic it undoubtedly has a strong appeal with local splendor and vigorous activities around, where you can simply relax and take pleasure in the fun of driving through the unfamiliar roads.

Highlights:
• Pick up from the international airport.
• Transfer to hotel by your Group Leader.
• Short preliminary briefing.
• Arriving early gives you an opportunity to explore Kathmandu.
• Welcome dinner and getting to know each other.

This 3/4 hours easy walk on the legendary trekking trail through the cultured Sherpa villages with its exceptional beauty and the view of stunning landscape, deep valley and Dudh Koshi gorge is unique.

Highlights:
• Flying in a twin-otter plane to a small Lukla airport at the elevation of 2840m
• Beautiful walk through the series of stunning native settlement
• Phenomenal sight of profound gorges, ancient farming terraces and the scenic beauty at the backdrop is something special on the very first day.
• Overnight stay at stunning Phakding, fabulous dinner and briefing by your leader along with number of fascinating stories.

Today we will start early for Namche Bazaar, the capital and the Administrative Centre of the Khumbu district. It’s more of a luxurious city in the middle of no way in the midst of remoteness and thin air. Despite long hours walk it’s far more than just trekking. Give time to adapt your body with thin air. It’s not a matter about proving your physical strength, its more about taking pleasure with steady ascend.

Highlights:
• Wake up call as set by your leader
• 3 hours gentle walk through series of pleasant villages to the last settlement of Jorsale for lunch
• Crossing of 5 high suspension bridges is daring.
• The scenic beauty, deep gorges of soaring cliffs at the backdrop is phenomenal.
• Being at Namche, the dream land is remarkable which is worth an effort.
• Wake up call as set by your leader
• 3 hours gentle walk through series of pleasant villages to the last settlement of Jorsale for lunch
• Crossing of 5 high suspension bridges is daring.
• The scenic beauty, deep gorges of soaring cliffs at the backdrop is phenomenal.
• Being at Namche, the dream land is remarkable which is worth an effort.

Acclimatization:
• 1 and ½ hours amazing walk for acclimatization.
• Walk to Syangbuche, one of the enchanting place in the region with the world’s highest airstrip.
• The close view of the magnificent mountain, extensive green hills, the Tibetan Buddhist culture and to witness the territory of the yaks is charismatic
• The first view of the world’s highest mountain (Mt. Everest)

We skip the overcrowded traditional trial and explore the lower section of Gokyo valley with the most amazing setting.

Highlights:
• Fabulous walk to the ridge of Mong-La with stunning mountain views.
• Deep drop to the gokyo gorge for lunch with chances to see musk deer
• Unlike many other settlement the terraced village of phortse is special of its kind

Leaving Tyengbuche monastery we descend through rhododendron forested trail to Debuche. After crossing the bridge we gradually ascend to the next beautiful settlement of Pangbuche. Next effortless trail with outstanding view of enormous mountain and deep valley we get to Somare for lunch. Dingbuche, situated at the foot of soaring Amadablam Mountain is another attraction.

Highlights:
• Beautiful walk with the most beautiful view
• Effortless walk to Pangbuche and fabulous lunch at Somare village
• Next painless walk to Dingbuche where the valley opens wide with its magnificence.
• View of countless other neighboring mountains that now opens clear.
• View of new mountains like Island peak, peak 38, choplu and another face of Amadablam.

Acclimatization:
• Morning excursion for acclimatization after breakfast
• 360 degree mountain view including Island Peak and Makalu ( world’s 5th highest mountain)
• From the point of excursion, aerial view of Imja valley and Dingbuche village.
• Free afternoon for self-exploration.

Away from the tree line area, gradual ascent is recommended. Today is another beautiful walk where mountains like Cholatse, Lobuche and Pumari unfolds before us in this contrasting and spectacular landscape

Highlights:
• Gradual up walk in the wide Himalayan meadow is peaceful
• Walking up to the memorial plateau with hundreds of memorial built after the memory of people who met with tragedy in different mountains of Everest is remarkable.
• Getting to Lobuche a small settlement at the foot of Lobuche peak is significant.

Leaving Lobuche this 3 hours walk to Gorak Shep is out of the ordinary through the rocky moraine undulating trail. Gorak Shep, the spectacular village is surround by Pumari (7145m), Lingtren (6697m), Nuptse (7745m) and of course Everest (8848m).

Highlights:
• Spectacular view of the khumbu ice fall with soaring mountain
• Trek to fascinating Everest base camp after lunch
• View of the base camp and the blue ice pinnacles of the icefall is astonishing
• Challenging but very rewarding walk to the fro from the base camp

Now is the time for epic climb to Kalapathar, the point to value your dream and the sensational Himalayan vistas all around. The climb is challenging but the view from the top surpasses the wildest imagination. After making historic success to Everest Base Camp and Kalapattar, we will descend down to the settlement of Pheriche descending at least a 1000m below.

Highlights:
• Phenomenal sunrise view
• A very rewarding momnt being at 5545m with exceptional panoramic mountain view.
• Overnight at Pheriche, which is way tranquil being away from all the hardship and the thin air.

We retrace our steps back to Pangbuche getting ourselves back to the tree line area where you would realize your breathing getting back to normal. It’s pretty wonderful looking back on our effort to Everest base camp from the Tyengbuche ridge. Walk to Namche on a fresh route makes anyone cheerful of their accomplishment.

Highlights:
• Effortless walk to Tyengbuche monastery, the most active monastery in the Everest region.
• Visit to the monastery and lighting the butter lamp is an incredible experience
• Witness the untold history and the activities of Tyengbuche
• Give yourself a break at namche either with drinks or buying souvenirs.

Being it a last night fun activities follows with dancing, eating, drinking and tipping.

Sensational flight back to the capital city of Kathmandu. In case of early flight, this can be appropriately exploited exploring around the city that has so much to offer.

Highlights:
• Morning flight to Kathmandu
• Explore the Capital City of Kathmandu as per your requirements.

Depending on your flight schedule airport transportation will be provided. Your leader will be there to send you off home.

Dates & Cost

Trip Start Date Trip End Date Price Status
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Inclusive

Cost Includes

✅ National park entry fees, conservation fees, trekking permit, TIMS permit.
✅ Airport pickups and drops facility on both Domestic and International flights.
✅ Three star twin bed sharing hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu on Bed / Breakfast basis.
✅ Welcome dinner in a typical traditional Nepali restaurant.
✅ Half day guided city sightseeing with paid entrance fee.
✅ All Government and Local tax.
✅ Domestic flights as per the itinerary.
✅ Fundamental trekking gears like sleeping bag, down jacket fleece liner etc.
✅ Tea-house accommodation or tented camp as per the trek.
✅ Properly boiled hot water for drinking every morning and evening.
✅ Meals (Lunch, dinner, breakfast with hot beverages) during trek.
✅ An accomplished trekking Group Leader and assistant guides.
✅ Staff insurance.
✅ Oxygen cylinders and an all-inclusive medical kit on all trips.
✅ Take away Nepal Pyramids duffel bag, T-shirt and trekking Map.
✅ Porter service.
✅ Porters’ Clothing.

Cost Excludes

❌ Fee levied on Nepali visa.
❌ All personal expenses including Food while in Kathmandu.
❌ International flight fares.
❌ Medical examination or emergency rescues.
❌ Donations.
❌ Staff Tipping.
❌ Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu on early arrival.
❌ Travel or medical insurance.
❌ Optional tours and sightseeing or any activities during free time.
❌ Other personal expenses – laundry, battery charges, shower etc.