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Everest Base Camp Short Trek

Everest Base Camp Short Trek

Trip Facts

Start/End: Kathmandu-Kathmandu
Destination: Everest Base Camp
Trip Duration: 14
Transportation By Flight
Best Season: March-May, Sep-Dec
Difficulty Challenging
Max. Altitude 5545
Group Size 15
Activity Trekking/Sightseen

Overview And Highlights


  • Dramatic take on/off in Lukla gateway to Everest Base Camp
  • Acute Mountain Sickness friendly itinerary
  • Sherpa Culture and tradition
  • High suspension Hanging Bridges
  • Closure view of Himalayas en-route to Everest Base Camp and return
  • Highest Base camp of highest Mountain (roof of the world)
  • Breathtaking view of Mount Everest Sunrise and Sun set from Kala Pathar
  • Comfortable Accommodation and hygiene meals everyday

Trip Overview

Everest Base Camp Short Trek is specially is designed for those people who doesn't have much time for Nepal  holiday and want to see world highest Mt Everest with short time & off course relatively fits in walking as well as healthy. This Trip will be very suitable for them. This Trekking route is not different as other Everest Base Camp Trekking route we just Skip the rest day at Dingboche. During the trip you can see spectacular many mountains peaks the lifestyle of High Mountain Sherpa People.

This trip begins by the scenic flight to world adventure airport to Lukla, the heart of Everest Region, then after around three hours walk ,we reach at Phakding after that  we continue north up to Dudh Kosi valley and to Namche Bazar, where we spend one day for acclimatization. Then we follow the Tyangboche where we can see biggest Monasteries of Khumbu, Then next day, we continue our trekking to Kala-Pattar and subsequently to the Everest base camp. 

The walk through the Himalayas is a stunning journey from the start to finish and allows you to not only be able to see the incredible scenery of the highest mountains in the world but also to experience the lifestyle of the locals up there. No matter the case, your journey to the Everest Base Camp Trek will be full of challenges, excitement and beauty.

Day to Day Itinerary Expand/Collapse All

Day 1 : Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla and Trek to Phakding

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Tea House

Today Enjoy a scenic morning flight to Lukla. We will meet our others trekking partners in Lukla then after short tea and coffee time at Lukla then we walk on a trail that gradually descends to Cheplung village from where we get a glimpse of Mt. Khumbila, a sacred mountain which has never been climbed. From here.

Flight Time – 30 Minute

Walking Duration: 3-4 hrs


Day 2 : Trekking from Phakding to Namche Bazaar

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Tea House

Enjoy a walk through beautiful pine forests via a trail that goes north up the Benkar valley. Cross Dudh Koshi River and pass Chumoa and Monjo villages before reaching the entrance of the Everest National Park. After crossing a suspension bridge, we pass Jorsale village and ascend on a steep trail to reach Namche Bazaar, probably the biggest town in the Everest region and capital of the Sherpas.

Walking Duration: 6 hrs (10-12 KM)


Day 3 : Acclimatization day, hike to Syangboche, Everest view hotel (3880m) and back to Namche Bazar

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Tea House

Today after breakfast we have full day time to visit around the Namche Bazar, We visit the Everest View Hotel and Sagarmatha National Park too.

Walking Duration: 2-3 hrs for Sight Seen


Day 4 : Trekking from Namche to Tengboche

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Tea House

The route to Tengboche is a spiritual one comprising of various monasteries and temples. You will be visiting the Tengboche Monastery, the spiritual center of Khumbu situated at an elevation of 12,700ft. The trail heads through Kayangjuma towards Sansa and a pine forest before entering Tengboche. You will spend the night at a local lodge.

Walking Duration 5 hrs (10-11 KM):


Day 5 : Trekking from Tengboche to Dingboche

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Tea House

In the morning views of mountain and monasteries are spectacular in Tengboche. From Tengboche, we head north and soon cross the Dudh Kosi river by way of a small suspension bridge which spans a deep chasm in the river valley. Follow the trail as far as Orsho and take the lower path along the west bank of the Imja Khola, through the forest of birches conifers and rhododendrons. As we follow the river northward the trails pass through several chortens and mani walls and small villages. Today’s walk offers views of the Mt.Tawache, Ama Dablam and to the north-Pokalde (5741m), Kongma-Tse (5820m) and the great wall of Nuptse. Dingboche is also the gateway to Chukung and farther beyond for the most challenging traverses towards Makalu area. We enjoy the beautiful array of fields enclosed by stone walls to protect the barley, buckwheat, and potatoes. Overnight stay in Dingboche.

Walking Duration: 5-6 hrs (12 KM)


Day 6 : Trekking from Dingboche to Lobuche 

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Tea House

Lobuche lies at an elevation of 16,170ft. On the way to Lobuche, you will pass by a number of stone memorials to honor climbers who failed in their attempt to make it to the peak of Mt. Everest. This route will also offer you views of Nuptse, Cholatse, Thamserku, and several other magnificent peaks. As the trail drops to the Khumbu Glacier moraine, you will gain the closest view of Khumbutse, Lingtren, Pumori and Mahalangur Himal. You will spend the night in a local lodge.

Walking Duration: 4-5 hrs (9 KM)


Day 7 : Trekking from Lobuche to Gorakshep (5180 m), trekking to Everest Base camp (5364m) back to Gorakshep (5170m) 

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Tea House

This is it! Our big day kicks off with an initial, relatively easy trek from Lobuche to Gorekshep. The subsequent, straight trail to Everest Base Camp is harder, involving rocky dunes and moraine, formed accumulation of unconsolidated glacial debris. On the way to our destination, we’ll approach the famed Khumbu Glacier and icefall, located on the slopes of Everest. At the Base Camp, our goal, you’ll have the chance (during the spring climbing season) to meet climbers attempting to scale the mountain’s summit. Break out your cameras for unbelievable views of breathtaking beauty. As the afternoon sun starts to wane, we’ll head back to Gorekshep for some much-needed rest and relaxation after a grueling and busy day.

Walking Duration: 7-8 hrs (11-12 KM) Including Everest Base Camp


Day 8 : Early Morning Hike from Gorak shep to Kalapathar (5545m) early in the morning and trek down to Pangboche

Meal: Breakfast, Lundh, Dinner
Overnight at: Tea House

A new day one more adventure that is incredibly rewarding, you’re in your absolute effort and you walk early morning in order to scale the spire of Kalapathar and to reach the highest part of your Everest base camp trek. If no encounter with Kalapathar this mean your EBC trek is not completed, so climb for the photo opportunity of the first light of Sun over Mt, Everest which washed the entire mountains from its golden light and also click the phenomenal views of Mt, Nuptse, Chagatse, Lhotse and Pumori among plethora of Mountains. After spending time at Kalapathar you will return back to Goraksheb take breakfast and downhill to Pangboche. Overnight reside at tea house and enjoy your meals: Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast involved.

Walking Duration: 8-9 hrs (16-17KM) Including Kalapathar


Day 9 : Trekking from Pangboche to Namche

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Tea House

Again, the trekking trails go beyond the Imja River all the way to Tengboche. From Tengboche, you will step down towards Phungi Thanka, go by the Kyangjuma village and arrive at Namche. The hike back from Pangboche to Namche is so cool and the views of the scenery and the mountains can be appreciated elatedly. While passing through the village you can detect the local people customs and their behavior so enthusiastic. As you pass you can also meet the people who are amazingly friendly to the trekkers. Overnight reside at teahouse and enjoy your meals: Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast involved.

Walking Duration: 7 hrs (10-12 KM)


Day 10 : Namche to Lukla (2800m)

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Tea House

Today, we embark on a downhill trek on a trail alongside the Dudh Koshi River. We cross several suspension bridges and pass numerous monasteries and villages before reaching Lukla.

Walking Duration: 7 hrs (17 KM)


Day 11 : Morning after breakfast 35 minutes fly back to Kathmandu


You will take around 35 minutes an early morning flight to Kathmandu from Lukla. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your respective hotels.

Service Includes

  • Accommodation during the trek
  • 3 Meal (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) during the trek
  • Tea & Coffee during the trek
  • Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu round way Flight Ticket
  • Trekking guide and porters and his entire salary
  • National parks’ fees, TIMS card and government royalties
  • Khumbu entrance permit fee
  • Insurance of our trekking staff members
  • Guide flight ticket
  • Sleeping bags (Return after trek)
  • Duffle Bag (Return after trek)
  • Trekking pole (Return after trek)
  • Seasonable fruits
  • Trekking map
  • First Aid Kit
  • Achievement certificate after finished the trip

Service Excludes

  • Your Hotel and all Meal in Kathmandu
  • International air ticket, airport tax and Nepal visa fees 
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Travel insurance and the cost of medical services of tourists
  • Personal Trekking equipment
  • Entire beverages, mineral water, beer etc. while on trek
  • Charted helicopter, plane and other transports in case of emergency & extending any trip

Altitude Graph

Additional Information

01. Nepal Visa

You can get a visa in Kathmandu airport upon your arrival at USD 25 (or equivalent in other major currencies) for a 15 days visa, USD 40$ for a 30 days visa and USD 100$ for a 90 days Multiple visa, and you can also extend it later on if you wish. They have newly installed technology (visa machine) which makes it no longer necessary to have a passport photo.

02. Booking your International flight

Since we do not arrange the International flight tickets, Please book your international flight to arrive and depart from Kathmandu International airport. So, if you do not have a regular travel agent then you can check for International flight options at one of these sites. Makemytrip.com, www.kayak.com,  www.vayama.com
After you purchase your international air ticket please contact us to give your flight details for your smooth airport transfer.

03. Which currencies are accepted in Nepal?

Some major currencies (USD, AUD and EURO) are accepted for both visa and in general. There are plenty of ATM's in both Kathmandu and Namche and credit cards are accepted in limited shops and many restaurants. Please note that only Nepali rupees are accepted on the trek.

04. When and where should you arrive?

You will arrive at Tribhuwan International airport in Kathmandu on the trip starting day or earlier. You will be received outside the Kathmandu international airport terminal gate by our representatives from Himalaya Trekking Team with your Name display board  he will escorts you to at your booking Hotel.

05. How should we make payment?

Down Payment
As per the company's policy, minimum 20% of down payment from the total cost is required to make in advance to secure your spot and to confirm the trip.

06. How to pay your deposit?
     You can choose only two different ways to settle your payment:
a.   Online Payment by credit card and the link to settle the payment is:  https://www.himalayatrekkingteam.com/send-money

  (please do not add cents (.00) while transferring the payment via online)
b.   Bank Transfer:
Bank Details:
US Dollar Account No: 019 06319090013
Bank Name: Himalayan Bank Limited
Thamel Branch, Kathmandu, Nepal

07. Payment of the Balance

Rest amount can be paid before at least a month of your arrival. If you choose to settle your holiday balance by credit card a handling charge of 4% on the outstanding balance is made if possible better to bring cash.

08. Cancellation Policy

Cancellation by You:
The scale of cancellation charges detailed below is calculated according to the number of days prior to departure.

  • If cancellation made before 30 days of the trip departure date, 15% of the total trip cost will be charged as cancellation and rest will be adjusted in their next trip or refunded after deducting the processing charge of Nepal Rastra Bank to make a draft.
  • If cancellation made before 15 days of the trip departure date, 25% of the total trip cost will be charged as cancellation. Further will be same as above process
  • If Cancellation made before 07 days of the trip departure date 40% of the total trip cost will be charged as cancellation.
  • If cancellation made within the week of departure or upon arrival in Kathmandu we can't refund.
  • The cost of Climbing Permit/s already purchased is/are not refundable. .

09. Is there an Orientation program?

Generally, the orientation meeting is scheduled in the Kathmandu hotel at 4 or 5 pm and this will be informed by our representatives after your arrival. The tour starts with an orientation meeting and ends up after scheduled trip after the breakfast.

10. How large is each tour group?

For each tour date, there will be several separate groups. Each group will have a maximum of 12 people with its own experienced English speaking guide. During the trek, there will be a suitable number of porters to carry your luggage.

11. How many people in each room?

The cost of our trip is based on the twin-sharing basis so there will be two people accommodated in each room for the duration of the tour. If you prefer private accommodation or you are a solo traveler, you'll find the option for "single supplement". Additional USD 350 will be applicable as a Single Supplementary Charge for the single room during the trip.

12. Who will be leading the tours/treks?

Our local Nepali team is one of the most experienced, hospitable and respected trekking outfits in Nepal. The team is fully licensed and affiliated with the Trekking Agency's Association of Nepal (TAAN), Nepal Mountaineering Association, Nepal Tourism Board, Govt. of Nepal, Sustainable Tourism Network, Himalayan Rescue Association and Kathmandu Environmental Educational Project. You will be provided with the professional and an experienced English Speaking trekking guide with the good knowledge of the place and the trek. The trekking crew is skilled with the experience of over10 years, well-trained, friendly guide and, courteous and helpful porters, assured of a wonderfully memorable experience. 

13. Porters

For the trek, we'll have one porter for two people or necessary Yaks as per group size. The porter will carry 10-12 kg per person luggage during the trek. You need to carry your daypack to keep your personal belongings such as wallet, camera, water bottle, dry snack, head light, gadgets etc , 2 trekkers have one porter.


7. What kind of equipment can I prepare for Trek?

  • Camera
  • Toilet Paper
  • 1 liter water bottle
  • Trekking Poles
  • Comfortable low top boots that are not too heavy, no need for heavy leather boots
  • Head light
  • Warm jacket
  • Gloves, one thin for sun protection and another for warmth
  • Rain Jacket (lightweight)
  • Sun glasses, Sunscreen, lip guard
  • Thick, warm wool hiking socks
  • woolen hat
  • A clean dry shirt and socks to change into once arriving at the teahouse while waiting for your duffle to arrive

8. Basic first aid kit. It must consist of

  • Any medicines and antibiotics required
  • Antiseptic cream
  • Antibacterial hand gel
  • Anti-fungal foot powder
  • Antihistamine
  • Sunscreen factor 20-30.
  • Lipsalve with a high sunscreen factor.
  • Insect repellent
  • Malaria prophylactic tablets (only if travelling to Malarial area)
  • Foot blister plasters
  • Knee /ankle support sleeve / bandage
  • Zinc Oxide adhesive tape
  • Assorted plasters
  • Throat sweets plenty of them, the air can be very dry
  • Rehydrate powder
  • Paracetamol, Aspirin, Ibruprofen
  • Diamox. (Consult your doctor about this and how to deal with altitude. See the important message below about altitude)
  • Water purification tablets

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

USD 1230 Per Person

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Enquiry Whatsapp 009779860177528

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