Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek - 12 Days

Everest Base Camp

Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek is a combination of cultural sightseeing in the legendary Kathmandu valley, trekking in the Khumbu following in the footsteps of Tenzing and Hillary, heli-touring the Himalayas, and wondering at the world’s highest mountain Everest. Everest alone is sufficient to draw a large group of adventure travelers but other attractions of this trip aren’t weak either. In addition, you will be accommodated in the finest hotels and lodges of Nepal throughout the trip. Plus, it’s the people for whom most travelers return to Nepal for. Meet them, exchange views and personal stories and create lasting memories.

Everest Base Camp Trek Map

Everest Base Camp Trek Map

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and drive to hotel ( 1300m )

Day 02: Half day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu.

Day 03: Fly to Lukla from Kathmandu (2804 m) & Trek to Phakding 2825 m 3-4 Hrs

Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazar (3840 m)  (4- 5 Hrs)

Day 05: Acclimatization Day at Namche Bazar

Day 06: Trek to Pangboche (3930 m) (6-7 Hrs)

Day 07: Trek to Dingboche (4350 m)  (5- 6 Hrs)

Day 08: Trek to Chhukung (4710 m) & Trek Back to Dingboche  (3- 4 Hrs)

Day 09: Trek to Lobuche (4910 m)  (4 – 5 Hrs)

Day 10: Trek to Everest Base Camp (5365 m)  & Back to Gorak Shep (5180 m) (7- 8 Hrs)

Day 11: Hike Up to Kalapatthar (5555 m) Early in the Morning & fly back to Kathmandu via Helicopter.

Day 12: Transfer to the Airport for Flight Departure

If you want to extend your trip, please feel free to choose from our DAY TOURS, NEPAL TOURS or Jungle Safaris. here are some trip extensions that might interest you.

Extended Trips

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and drive to hotel 1300 m

Our representative will receive you at Tribhuvan International airport, Kathmandu and transfer you to your hotel.

In the evening, we will host a pre-trek meeting in our office and introduce you to your trekking guide. For the meeting, please make sure you bring your passport, three copies of passport-size photos and a readable copy of your travel insurance policy.

Day 02: Half day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu

Early morning, after breakfast, you will be taken for a cultural tour of Kathmandu city. Some of the main highlights will be Pashupatinath Temple, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath, Kathmandu Durbar Square,  Patan Durbar.

Day 03: Fly to Lukla from Kathmandu (2804 m) & Trek to phakding (2825 m)  (3-4 Hrs)

An early morning start takes us to Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu for the 35-minute scenic flight to Tenzing and Hillary Airport at Lukla at 2,804 m/9,199 ft. On arrival at the airport, a guide will brief you and introduce our porters before our trek begins towards Manjo (2,835 m/9,268 ft.)

After landing we have time to explore the village while our Sherpa crew sort and load our trekking equipment. Then we begin our trek by descending towards the Dudh Kosi River where we join the main trail to Namche Bazaar, located just above Chaunrikharka (2,713 m/8,900 ft). The walking is easy. After passing through the small village of Ghat (2,550 m/8,366 ft), it is a short walk to Phakding and then to Manjo.

Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazar (3840 m) (4- 5 Hrs)

We continue trekking along the banks of the Dudh Kosi, crossing this majestic river many times on exciting suspension bridges laden with prayer flags. After entering Sagamartha National Park, the trail climbs steeply with breathtaking views. Namche Bazaar known as the Gateway to Everest which is home to many quality restaurants, hotels, lodges, shops, money exchange, internet cafe and a bakery. Namche is one of the biggest villages along the whole Everest trail.

Day 05: Acclimatization Day at Namche Bazar

We will spend a day here in order to acclimatize and adjust to the thinning of the air pressure. In a short trek in and around Namche Bazar, we can see rewarding views of the Himalayas with a stunning sunrise and sunset over the panorama of Khumbu peaks.

Day 06: Trek to Pangboche (3930 m)  (6 – 7 Hrs)

The trek continues along the rushing glacial waters of the Dudh Kosi with magnificent views of the mountains. We trek to an altitude of 3,930m / 12,893ft today. On reaching Tengboche you will see the local monastery. Inside the monastery are incredibly ornate wall hangings, a 20-foot sculpture of Buddha, and the musical instruments and robes of the Lamas. From Tengboche the trail drops to Debuche, crosses another exciting suspension bridge on the Imja Khola, and climbs to Pangboche village.

Day 07: Trek to Dingboche (4350 m)  (5- 6 Hrs)

Our uphill trek continues, taking us to the quaint traditional Sherpa village of Dingboche with its exquisite views of Lhotse, Island Peak, and Ama Dablam. We take our time so we avoid getting affected by the altitude.

Day 08: Trek to Chhukung (4710 m) & Trek Back to Dingboche – (4-5 Hrs)

On this day you can enjoy another day for acclimatization. We will have trip to Chhukung valley via the Imja Khola valley to get a marvellous view of the surrounding mountains, especially Lhotse’s massive south wall, then return to Dingboche in the evening.

Day 09: Trek to Lobuche (4910 m) (4-5 Hrs)

Today, the trail continues along the lateral moraine of the Khumbu Glacier and passes by stone memorials for climbers who have perished on nearby summits.We continue to climb as we are heading to the altitude of 4,910m / 16,018ft at Lobuche, which is really just a few huts at the foot of giant Lobuche peak. Some breathing problems may arise today due to the altitude.

Day 10: Trek to Everest Base Camp (5365 m) & Back to Gorak Shep (5180 m)   (7 – 8 Hrs)

This is the big and difficult day walk along the Khumbu Glacier and up to Everest Base Camp at 5365m / 17,601ft. , the closest you can get to Mt. Everest without mountaineering equipment. The view of the Khumbu Icefall from Base Camp is spectacular. We return back to Gorak shep for the night.

Day 11: Hike Up to Kalapatthar (5555 m) Early in the Morning & Fly back to Kathmandu via Helicopter.

This will be another big and rewarding day of the trek. Most of the morning in this day is spent climbing Mt. Kalapatthar, a small peak (by Himalayan standards) at 5555m / 18,225ft. The ascent is demanding but the climber gets the most magnificent mountain panorama: Everest, the highest point on the planet at 29,028ft, 8848meters, towers directly ahead and on all sides loom the other giants, Nuptse, Pumori, Chagatse, Lhotse, and countless others. Upon reaching Kalapatthar, We rest for few minutes and take a helicopter ride to Kathmandu enjoying the most thrilling experiences and breathtaking views of The Mount Everest.

Upon reaching Kathmandu, you will be transferred to your hotel.
And, at the end of the day, we host a farewell dinner program at a Nepali restaurant where you can see some cultural performance.

Day 12: Transfer to the Airport for Flight Departure

The trip concludes – our airport representative will drop you to Kathmandu’s Tribhuwan International Airport for your flight departure from Nepal.

  • Pick up from airport and drive to hotel.
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast ( 3-star level hotel.)
  • Half day Kathmandu sightseeing
  • Airport Drop for Lukla Flight
  •  Flight Ticket Kathmandu–Lukla
  • A  professional Sherpa Guide with Government License.
  • Sherpa porter who will carry your baggage(2 people 1 sherpa porter max 20kg)
  • All Accommodation during Trekking (guest House/lodge)
  • Food during Trekking (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner  )
  • Sagarmatha National Park Permit
  • TIMS (Trekkers Information Management system) card
  • Food, salary Transport, clothing for Guide and Porter
  • First aid kit from The Great Adventure Treks and Expedition.
  • Insurance for Guide and Porter
  • Rescue Help in case of emergency (paid by your travel insurance)
  • Fly back to Kathmandu from Kalapatthar via Helicopter.
  • Airport to hotel by car
  • Government tax and service charge
  • Airport departure to your sweet home
  • All program as per Itinerary.

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Any kinds of Drinks  (soft and Hard Drinks)
  • Visa, international flight ticket
  • Personal Nature expenses
  • Tips for Staffs
  • Trekking Equipment
  • Rescue and Evacuation cost
  • Kathmandu Monuments fees
  • shower during the trek
  • Bar bills
  • If you use high level accomodation.

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Price From USD $ 2,689/person
Total $ 2,689 USD

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