Everest Base Camp Trek - 9 Days

In Kathmandu, 9 days

Tour Overview

Tour Language(s):
English
Group Size:
1 - 10
Suitable Ages:
10 - 90
Tour Provider:
Sherpa Expedition and Trekking Pvt. Ltd.

Short 9 Days trek is One of the most famous treks, the Everest Base Camp was first conquered by Tenzing Norgay and Sir Edmund Hillary on May 29, 1953. 10 Dyas Everest Base Camp Trek not just takes your breath away because of the stunning Mt. Everest (8,848m), but also offers the magnificent view of tallest mountains including Mt. Amadablam (6812m), Nuptse (7861m) and other numerous peaks. The short EBC trek might feel exhausting, but the hospitality of the Local Sherpa will make you forget the exhaustion. This trek route map trek of 9 days being from Kathmandu and Flight to Lukla Tenzing Hillary airport, the most thrilling airport in the earth, is sure to push that your adrenaline way beyond. Short trekking to Phakding then to Namche Bazaar gives you the most satisfying moment of your life. You will cross the many suspension bridges with the yaks and mules, are way beyond amazing. Reaching the main Gateway of Mount Everest (Namche Bazar)_ the Sherpa capital town, gives you the determination to reach the top.


This town, typically a Sherpa settlement, teaches you the culture and traditions of the Sherpa heritage. You will fallow the trail that passes through several small and large monasteries. As you trekking, you reach the popular Tengboche Monastery which is the largest monastery in the Everest region. The Buddhist Monastery is draped with the glistening Himalayas from each side making it a view worth trekking for. From Tengboche to reach Dingboche where you can get an unobstructed view of the snow-clad mountains including; Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6812m), and Imja Tse (6189m) among others. You will explore Gorakshep from where you hike to your final destination, Everest Base Camp. Reaching the Mount Everest base camp, that is, the foot of the giant Everest will allow you to have a breathtaking view of the Mountains of the Everest region, and of course, the Everest. The 9 Day trek to Everest Base Camp overall will always nudge back into your memories. Your journey to Mount Everest Base Camp Trek will be full of challenges, excitement, and beauty.


This 9 Days trek to Everest Base Camp is challenging as there is no acclimatization. This Short Trek is specially designed for the ones who have a busy lifestyle but still dream of hiking to the highest Base Camp (Mount Everest Base Camp 5,364m).

Tour route map

Highlights

Experience panoramic views of enormous mountains while spending your nights in the warmth and comfort of clean scenic lodges - and of course, the well known Sherpa hospitality., Visit historical sights and interesting monasteries at the base of some of the world's most spectacular peaks, beautiful alpine rhododendrons, pine forests, and the barren Khumbu icefall glaciers.

Itinerary

Today we take a short flight from Kathmandu and then trek to Phakding (2610m), a small village in the Khumbu region of Nepal in the Dudh Kosi river valley.

Today we trek through the valley with the Dudh Kosi River at our side. On several occasions, you cross the Dudh Kosi River on suspension bridges before climbing higher before reaching the small village of Jorsale in the Khumbu region – just south of Namche Bazaar. After a two hour trek, you will finally reach Namche with some fascinating views along the way, including some spectacular views of captivating Mt. Everest (Sagamartha in Nepali). You enter the Sagarmatha National Park at Jorsale where authorities will check your license. Continuing on for another 5 or 6 hours of fairly hard going we arrive at Namche Bazaar.

Today we head off to Tengboche and along the trail have our first views of several enormous peaks: Ama Dablam (6812m), Lhotse Shar (8393m), Taboche (6495m), Khangtega (6782m), and Thamserku (6623m). As we continue we come to an Army barrack at Phunke Tenga (22335m) and arrive at Tengboche where we stop for lunch. After lunch we visit the famous Tibetan Tengboche Buddhist monastery and later continue on the trail and pass the Sagarmatha National park office at Debouche. Continuing we finally reach Pangboche and visit the Gompa (temple). Tonight we stay here.

Today we head off up stone steps until we reach Pheriche and later Thukla where we stay the night.

Today we follow the trail and stop for lunch at Gorakshep. After lunch we continue until we reach Everest Base Camp (5364) where you have a spectacular view of Nuptse. After stopping for lunch we trek toward EBC following a trail alongside the Khumbu ice sheet. The trek around the ice sheet takes around 1.5 hours before crossing the glacier and into the region of EBC (5360m). At base camp you will have an opportunity to meet other climbers and share stories. From EBC you will have views of the Khumbu ice sheet and glacier with its frightening and dangerous crevices. We will then descend to Gorakshep where we stay the night.

The early morning trek to Kalapathar (5550m) from Gorakshep will take around two hours. After a short climb to Kalapathar, you will have uninterrupted views of Everest and other towering peaks. The magnificent photos of Everest seen on the internet are taken from this vantage point. From here we head down to Gorakshep, a fairly easy downhill trek. At Gorakshep, we stop for tea and a snack before continuing on our descent to Pheriche. After accomplishing your goal of reaching EBC and experiencing high altitude climbing, you will sleep soundly at Pheriche. Today’s trek will take between 6 to 7 hours.

Leaving Pheriche we take a fairly easy trek for around 30 minutes before reaching Tengboche and then descend to Phunkithanga (3200m). Our final trek is to Namche where we can celebrate our success and reminisce sharing the highlights. This is also your last opportunity to appreciate the beauty of these towering peaks. At Namche you can reconnect via the internet with the outside world, visit the bread shop and maybe hang out at a bar!

It is a fairly long day with a 7-hour trek from Namche to Lukla, which is mostly downhill with several sections of level ground. We leave the Sagarmatha National Park and eventually reach Lukla where we stay overnight.

Our morning flight will have us reach Kathmandu in around 30 minutes. During the flight, you will have a birds-eye view of many of the world’s soaring peaks in the Himalaya Ranges. Your guide will escort you from the airport to your hotel. Tonight Sherpa Expedition & Trekking will put on a farewell dinner where we can share memories and our stories.

Included

  • Best available twin-sharing lodge for accommodation during the trek (Only In Mountain) . 


  • Round trip flight Kathmandu – Lukla / Lukla – Kathmandu including departure taxes.


  • An experienced English-speaking trekking guide.


  •  Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) During the trek.
  • Airport transfer on arrival and departure by private vehicles.
  • Sagarmatha National Park permit fee and Tims card.
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag use while trekking.
  •  Everest Base Camp Trip certificate
  •  Government and local taxes.
  • A comprehensive First Aid kit
  • Oxy-meter: To check, heart rating and oxygen saturation to Everest Base Camp and return
  • All government and local taxes


Excluded

  • Personal Travel Insurance
  • Any kind of hot and cold drinks
  • Hotel accommodation In Kathmandu
  • Meals not specified in the 'Meal Inclusions' in the above itinerary
  •  Your Personal trekking equipment.
  •  Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.
  •  Tips for trekking staff, (Guide and porter) (Tipping is expected).
  •  local porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter) if required we will provide price will be extra per person USD 18 per day.


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