Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary

  • Day 1 Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m).

    The trip starts with your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA). Our company representative will welcome you at the airport.Shortly, following with a drive to your hotel, you can engage in refreshments in the hotel or nearby areas. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu. 

  • Day 2 Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2,840m) and Trek to Phakding (2,610m).

    In the morning, you fly from Kathmandu to Lukla. Tenzing Hillary Airport in Lukla has considered as one of the most dangerous airports in the world thanks to its short, treacherous runway. You meet the rest of the crew in Lukla and after a short break starts the trek to Phakding.From Lukla, you trace the path along the Dudh Koshi River Chauri Kharka village. Overnight stay at Phakding.

  • Day 3 Phakding (2,610m) – Namche Bazar (3,440m).

    Heading north from Phakding, you pass a checkpoint at Monjo where you register your trekking permits.The trail leads you into the Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO listed natural site. The trail then makes a steep climb and takes you to Namche Bazaar which is known as the gateway to Everest. Overnight stay at Namche Bazaar.

  • Day 4 Namche Bazaar (3,440m) (Acclimatized/Rest Day)

    Namche is the tourist hub in Everest region so take your time to experience. Namche offer numerous places to visit. Among them, Everest Photo Gallery and Sherpa Culture Museum are key.If you wish, you can also hike up to Everest View Hotel, the perfect point for panoramic views of the Everest Himalayas.

  • Day 5 Namche Bazar (3,440m) – Debouche (3,820m).

    Heading north-east from the trade hub of Everest, Namche, the trail leads you to Sanasa. Following the Dudh Koshi River, the rhododendron-lades trails also offer surreal interaction with the local wildlife. Passing Phunki Tenga, the trek reaches Tengboche where you can explore the Tengboche Monastery. Further ahead lies Debuche. Overnight stay at Debuche.

  • Day 6 Debouche (3,820m) – Dingboche (4,410m).

    As the altitude mark on the trek crosses 4,000-meter mark on this day, we tread carefully on steep trails with sparse vegetation. Crossing Pangboche, you reach Chulungche. Following the Imja River, the trek goes past Shomare. A little ahead, you reach a junction with two crossroads. Taking the one on the right, you head to Dingboche. Overnight stay at Dingboche.

  • Day 7 Acclimatize day and Hike to Nagarjun peak (5,016m).

    On this day, you rest and acclimatize to the climate as the altitude on the trek reaches a staggering number of 4,410 meters. At Dingboche, you can explore the Sherpa settlements and local areas around the village. A hike to Nangkar Tshang (5,616m) reveals a panorama of Makalu (8,463m), Lhotse (8,516m), Lhotse Shar (8,393m), and Island Peak (6,189m). After witnessing such glorious views, you descend back to Dingboche. Overnight stay at Dingboche.

  • Day 8 Dingboche (4,410m) – Lobuche (4,910m).

    You leave for Lobuche early in the morning.The walk takes you through the beautiful Khumbu glacier and scenic icefalls. You soon arrive at the memorial for trekkers who lost their lives trying to conquerthe Mount Everest (8,848m).The path ahead climbs gently along the glacier and takes you to the cluster houses of Lobuche.Overnight stay at Lobuche.

  • Day 9 Lobuche (4,910m) – Everest Base Camp (5,364m) – Gorakshep (5,170m).

    The day you are waiting for. You head towards the Everest Base Camp. The trail offers spectacular views of the snow-capped mountains. Upon arrival at the base camp, you find yourself surrounded by the highest mountains of the world by all side.The Khumbu Glacier and Icefall also combine to form mesmerizing sights. You spend some time at the base camp then continue the trek to reach Gorakshep.Overnight stay at Gorakshep.

  • Day 10 Gorakshep (5,170m) – Kalapatthar (5,545m) – Pheriche (4,270m).

    The trek starts very early today as you hike to Kalapatthar. It is a vantage point to enjoy the views of the mountains like Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Nuptse (7,861 m), Lhotse (8,516 m), Ama Dablam (6,856 m) and several others. As we aim to beat the sun on reaching the viewpoint, the sunrise from Kalapatthar is one of the main attractions of the entire trek. You spend some time at Kalapatthar and then descend down gentle to arrive at Pheriche.Overnight stay at Pheriche.

  • Day 11 Pheriche (4,270m) - Namche Bazaar (3,440m).

    The trail takes you to Debuche and leads to Tengboche. Later, you descend to Phunki Tenga and, finally,trek to Namche Bazaar.This will be a long and tiring day of trekking so upon arrival at Namche you can go to your hotel room and relax. The town will also serve you greatly with Sherpa culture and hospitality. Overnight stay at Namche Bazaar.

  • Day 12 Namche Bazaar (3,440m) - Lukla (2,840m).

    This is the final day of trekking. Leaving Namche behind, you walk downhill and exit Sagarmatha National Park. The trail passes through the local villages and takes you back to Lukla via Phakding.Later, in the evening, you can have a small get together with the Sherpas and enjoy the local beverages.Overnight stay at Lukla.

  • Day 13 Lukla – Kathmandu (1,300m).

    You take an early morning flight from Lukla and head back to Kathmandu. Due to the changing weather, it is best to take the morning flight. You arrive in Kathmandu under an hour so you will have plenty of time to enjoy the city. Alternatively, you can rest and relish the memories of the trek. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.

  • Day 14 Kathmandu (1,300m) Explore Kathmandu

    On the 14th day, our tour guide will take you out for sightseeing. You will mostly be visiting the UNESCO World Heritage sites in Kathmandu. Beginning with the tour to the Swayambhunath temple to the north-west of the Kathmandu Valley, the excursion of the Kathmandu Durbar Square is next on the list. As we move to Pashupatinath, the revered Hindu temple, the tour of the Kathmandu Valley comes to an end. If you wish you can also do some souvenir shopping especially around the Thamel area.Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.

  • Day 15 Kathmandu – Onward Destination.

    The 15-day trip comes to an end today. If you want to extend the stay in Nepal and start another adventure, you can talk to our company representative. If not then, our company representative will take you to the airport in our comfortable company van.