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17 Days Mt. Everest Base Camp Trekking Tour From Kathmandu
  • Tour Category

    Group Tour

  • Tour Types

    Mountaineering, Trekking, Adventure Sports

  • Duration

    17 Days

  • Activity Level


  • Language



Trek to the world's highest mountain - Everest Base camp. The adventure starts at the Kathmandu airport with a short and adventurous flight to Lukla. Get the opportunity to explore the areas of Phakding, Namche Bazaar and Tengboche to observe the lives of the Sherpas. Capture the colourful prayer flags fluttering from the rooftop of the Buddhist monasteries before heading back to Kathmandu.

  • Visit the Buddhist Monastery
  • Mingle with the Sherpa community
  • Explore the Namche Bazaar 
  • Trek to the Everest Base Camp
  • Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu expand_more
    • Meet the guiding staff and transfer to the hotel upon arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu.

    • Refresh and relax in the afternoon.

    Dinner and overnight stay in Kathmandu.

  • Day 2: Trek Discussion & Preparation expand_more
    • Get introduced to your trekking guide after breakfast.

    • Go through the tour itinerary and discuss the places to be covered during the trek.

    • Spend the rest of the day at leisure.

    Dinner and overnight stay in Kathmandu. 

  • Day 3: Kathmandu - Lukla - Phakding expand_more
    • Get picked up early in the morning from the hotel.

    • Drive to Kathmandu's domestic airport. It is a 35-minute scenic flight to Lukla (2804 meters).

    • Commence trek to Phakding (2610 meters) from Lukla. 

    • Dinner and overnight stay in Phakding.

  • Day 4: Phakding - Namche Bazaar expand_more
    • Continue trekking along the banks of Dudh Kosi River, after breakfast, crossing it several times with the help of suspension bridges. 

    • Enter the Sagarmatha National Park, it is an uphill and difficult walk until Namche Bazaar.

    • Explore the Gateway to Everest upon arrival. This is one of the biggest towns along the entire trail.

    Overnight stay in Namche Bazaar.

    Duration of the trek: 5-6 hours

  • Day 5: Namche Bazaar - Khumjung expand_more
    • Spend the day acclimatizing yourself to the high altitude in Namche. 

    • Explore the Syangboche Airstrip, an unpaved airstrip often said to be the most dangerous airport in the world. 

    • Enjoy the panoramic sight of Namche and view the wonderful highlights of the Himalayas. The Everest View Hotel offers a glimpse of Mount Everest and other Himalayan peaks.

    • Travel to the Everest Photo Gallery and the Sherpa Culture Museum near Khumjung.

    Overnight stay at Namche Bazaar in a basic teahouse.

  • Day 6: Khumjung - Tengboche expand_more
    • Begin the trek from Khumjung. Mount Everest can be seen from here.

    • Walk along the side of the Dudh Koshi River and reach the village of Tengboche.

    • Witness the picturesque panorama of rivers and the Himalayan Mountains. 

    • Capture the Dudh Koshi and Imja Khola rivers surrounded by rhododendron trees on all sides.

    • Overnight stay at Tengboche in a basic teahouse.

    Duration of the trek: 5-6 hours

  • Day 7: Tengboche - Dingboche expand_more
    • Descend in a fairly wider path with well grown green trees after breakfast. 

    • See wide valleys and speeding streams far below while trekking uphill.

    • Arrive at Dingboche after a long hike.

    Dinner and overnight stay.

    Duration of the trek: 6-7 hours

  • Day 8: Dingboche [Acclimatization Day] expand_more

    Dingboche is also great for acclimatizing. 

    • Walk to Nagarjuna, which is a good place for travelling around at Dingboche. Nagarjuna (5,100 m) is situated above Dingboche on a hill at the end of the Chhukung valley.
    • Travel for about 3-4 hours to reach Nagarjuna.

    • Enjoy the wonderful views of Lobuche East, Lobuche West, Kangtega, Taboche Peak, Thamserku, and Ama Dablam.

    Overnight stay at Dingboche in a basic teahouse.

  • Day 9: Dingboche - Duglha expand_more
    • Start the day with a climb to Duglha through the Khumbu Khola valley. As you move on, the majestic view of Mt. Pumori (7,138 m/ 23,418 ft) comes into view. 

    • Trek for about three hours to reach the main zone after crossing several gorges.

    • Spend the night in Duglha for acclimatization purposes upon arrival.

    Duration of the trek: 3-4 hours

  • Day 10: Duglha - Lobuche expand_more
    • Pass through the Trekkers Aid Post located at Pheriche (4,210 m) going through Dhungla from Dingboche. 

    • Reach the Chupki Lhara, a rock-strewn sloping. From here, you can view the sight of amazing peaks. The trail then passes to the Khumbu Glacier moraine. Mount Nuptse also gets forward after passing the glacier.

    • Arrive and stay at Lobuche for the night.

    Overnight stay at Lobuche in a basic teahouse.

    Duration of the trek: 3-4 hours

  • Day 11: Lobuche - Gorak Shep expand_more
    • Trek to Gorakshep after breakfast. Along the way, view Khumbu glacier by crossing the north rim of Everest, next to Khumbutse and Pumori, and finally head to Gorak Shep.

    • Check-in at a lodge in Gorek Shep.

    • Continue trekking (need not use climbing gear) to the Everest Base Camp bypassing several up and downhills. 

    • Enjoy great views of the Khumbu icefall, Khumbu glacier, and a close view of Mt.Pumori, Khumbutse, and several other peaks. The base camp is filled with many Buddhist prayer flags too. 

    • Spend some time at the Base Camp to get a good look at all the magnificent sights.

    • Return to Gorakshep.

  • Day 12: Gorak Shep - Kala Patthar - Pheriche expand_more
    • Start climbing to Kalapathar early in the morning.

    • Enjoy the sunrise over Mt.Everest. Kalapathar is just a pile of large rocks and dust, famous for its incredible panoramic views of the surrounding peaks.

    • Return to Gorakshep for breakfast and then move towards the village of Periche. The trek is quite easy as it is downhill. The day is quite a long and challenging one, as we ascend a thousand meters up and descend another thousand meters.

  • Day 13: Pheriche - Namche Bazaar expand_more
    • Trek down to Pangboche village to see the oldest monastery in the region, which contains what is said to be the scalp and bones of a Yeti. From here, the trail drops to the riverside and across a bridge continues up through the pine and juniper forest to Tengboche village. The trail then drops sharply down to the Dudh Koshi River and the village of Phunki. 

    • Cross the river and trek up toward Namche Bazaar.

    Duration of the trek: 7-8 hours

  • Day 14: Namche Bazaar - Phakding expand_more
    • Walk downhill to reach Monju Village. Cross the highest suspension bridge and continue walking for 2 hours to reach Phakding.

    Dinner and overnight stay at Phakding.

    Duration of the trek: 4-5 hours

  • Day 15: Phakding - Lukla expand_more
    • Walk on a steep, downward path crossing a suspension bridge from Phakding to Lukla. Here, the Dudh Koshi River flows with a gorgeous feel to the natural surroundings.

    Overnight stay at Lukla in a basic teahouse.

    Duration of the trek: 5-6 hours

  • Day 16: Lukla – Kathmandu expand_more
    • Fly back to Kathmandu (30 minutes) with the amazing feeling that you accomplished the trekking to Everest Base Camp. Enjoy the amazing view of the landscapes one more time during the flight.

    • Transfer to your hotel upon arrival at the Kathmandu airport.

    Dinner and overnight stay.

  • Day 17: Departure expand_more
    • Transfer to the Tribhuvan International Airport for departure.

What's Included
  • Airport / Hotel pick up & drop off service by a private tourist vehicle

  • Accommodation in a three-star hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast (3 nights)

  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek in mostly twin-share and occasionally dormitory-style rooms (12 nights)

  • All standard meals during the trek

  •  Professional English-speaking Nepali trekking guide

  • One porter (Max. 20Kg) for every two guests

  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, and medicine for all staff

  • Everest National Park permits and TIMS permit for trekking

  • Airfare from Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu including airport departure tax in Kathmandu and Lukla airports

  • All government taxes, vat, tourist service charges

  • Official expenses

What's Excluded
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu. Depending on your budget, it may cost about USD 15 to USD 20 per person

  • Travel Insurance, which covers emergency high-altitude rescue and evacuation

  • International airfare and airport departure tax 

  • Nepal entry visa 

  • Alcoholic drinks

  • Personal trekking equipment 

  • Gratuity

Meeting Point

Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM), Ring Rd, Kathmandu, Nepal

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Price Details
1 To 1 USD 1600 Per Person

This is a group tour

Private Tour Price USD 1750
Maximum no. of people 1
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USD 1600 / person

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