Everest Base Camp Trek 10 Days

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Everest Base Camp Trek 10 Days
  • Duration8 Days
  • Difficulty Level Moderate
  • Max Altitude 5545 M
  • Group Size 20
  • Starts Kathmandu
  • Ends Kathmandu
Everest Base Camp Trek 10 Days Highlights
  • Embark at the exciting flight from Lukla to Kathmandu.

  • Stand in the Kalapatthar that has an elevation of 5545 meters which is above sea level.

  • Magnificent panoramic mountain views of the Everest, Lhotse, Ama-Dablam, and many more.

  • Visit authentic Sherpa villages and Monasteries of a long century

  • Hike at the Sagarmatha National Park with its rare flora and fauna

  • Enjoy the magnificent close-up views of the Himalayas which also includes the world’s tallest Peak Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Pumori, and several surrounding peaks from the top of Kala Patthar.

Trekkers has to take the scenic flight from Lukla airport to Kathmandu. All the trekking crew members are to come in the town and after a brief stop for coffee, trekking starts. It also takes about 2 – 3 hours to reach the first overnight place at Phakding. The next day’s trekking is very scenic as trekkers will enter the Sagarmatha National Park and witness Everest for the first time. Crossing the suspension bridges will also adds adventure to this day’s trekking. Namche Bazaar is another attraction for this day. The town has a plenty of foods, shops, and lodges where trekkers can enjoy the majestic mountain sceneries and relax.

The following day, trekkers reach the magnificent spiritual hilltop village of Tengboche Monastery. The Tengboche monastery which is at the top of the hill offers spirituality and it lies at 3885m above sea level. Moreover, the view for lower Dudhkoshi Valley and Pangboche Valley looks impressive. Additionally, the place is famous for the Mani Rimdu festival for the Sherpa people as well.
The trip also extends further to Everest Base Camp through Dingboche, Lobuche, and Gorakshep. It  lies on an altitude of 5364 m from sea level, Everest Base Camp Trek 10 Days is the most coveted place on earth. It is the symbol of all the superlative trekking destinations of the world. Even more captivating is the sunrise experience from the top of Kalapathar (5545 m). The return journey is much easier as the altitude decreases the breathing becomes easy and trekkers tend to enjoy the view for the mountains more while descending than while ascending.

Everest Base Camp Trek 10 Days Itinerary

Outline Itinerary
  • Day 01:Fly to Lukla from Kathmandu Trek to Phakding (2620 m.)
  • Day 02:Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m.)
  • Day 03:Trek to Tengboche Monastery (3860m.) 5 hours.
  • Day 04:Trek to Dingboche (4350m.) 5.30 hours.
  • Day 05:Trek to Lobuche (4910m.) 5 hours.
  • Day 06:Trek to Everest Base Camp (5365 meters) then back to Gorak Shep (5180m.). 8 hours.
  • Day 07:Hike Up to Kala pattar and early in the morning and trek down to Pheriche (4120 m) (7 hours)
  • Day 08:Trek to Namche (3440 meters) 4 hrs.
  • Day 09:Trek to Lukla (2840m.) 7 hours.
  • Day 10:Day 10:Morning flight back to Kathmandu. 30 minutes.

In the morning, you will be picked up by your trekking guide and will together transferred to Kathmandu Domestic Airport will board a  flight to Lukla for about 35 minutes scenic flight, Upon arrival at Lukla, you will also be rewarded with fascinating mountains peaks and welcomed by friendly sherpa people From Lukla we will be slowly walking at the  Pkhading. 

or 3-4 hours of nine and easy walk through the farmlands, and lush forests with the majestic scenery of the mountains following the bank of the Dud Kosi river. The short and pleasant first-day hike toward Phakding will give you the best opportunity to enjoy the beauty of culture and nature, crossing several waterfalls, and suspension bridges on the way. Overnight and accommodated will be the best available tea house in Phakding.

  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Max Altitude:2610 M
  • Time:30 min fly and 2 hours walk

On the second day, after having a hot breakfast you'll head toward one of the biggest rest areas, Namche Bazaar. The trial also involves high climbing and steep steps all through stunning forests, crossing rivers through suspended bridges. After a long day hike and reaching Namche Bazaar, you'll fall in love with the sight of golden mountains at sunset time. Trust me the view will be really breathtaking! You'll be compelled to forget all your tiredness. You'll spend a night at around Namche Bazaar.

  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Max Altitude:3440 M
  • Time:4-5 hours walk

Today we trek up to Pangbuche from Namche Bazar, before we reach Pangboche we will be stopping some time at the beautiful place of Tengboche, it's an amazing place where you will have an opportunity to visit the higher monastery of the Everest region which is the name by Tangboche monastery which is located in the altitude of 3990 meters this is the largest monastery at Khumbu valley. Tengboche itself is an amazing place that is known for the excellent view of Ama Dablam Valley with the Everest skyline.

After having a good time exploring at the monastery, we trek to Pangbohe for another 2 hours roughly. the trail takes us to the beautiful valley of Phunkethata and Debuche and offers a beautiful mountain view of Thamserku, Ama-doubled, and so many others.

  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Max Altitude:3860 M
  • Time:5 hours walk

Today early in the morning light, the monastery in Tengboche and the surrounding mountains look wonderful and extremely spectacular. after having breakfast our trail takes us through a beautiful forest (Werner calls it “Merlin’s Forest” because it’s so magical), down at the river, and back up at the village of Pangboche. We will also pass several Chortens, Mani-stone walls, and small villages, and marvel at one of the most beautiful mountains in the world, Ama-Dablam. After lunch, we trek past the towering north face of Ama Dablam, into the Imja Khola Valley. We have to cross the Lobuche River and hike up to Dingboche for a well-earned rest.

  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Max Altitude:4350 M
  • Time:5-6 hours walk

We start the day with a small climb to Duglha Then now the trail leads at the steep climb up to the ridge at the top of Chukpo Lari where we have heart poignant line of memorials in tribute and recognition to the climbers who have passed away on Mt. Everest expeditions since the begining. The short small walk brings us to Lobuche and we have a glimpse of the border Himalayas, Overnight will be done at the lodge.

  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Max Altitude:4910
  • Time:5 Hours

We start the day with a gradual climb at the Duglha Then now the trail leads the steep climb up to the ridge at the top of Chukpo Lari where we have heart poignant line of memorials in tribute to the climbers who have perished on Mt. Everest expeditions since the beginning. The short gradual-up walk brings us to Lobuche and we have a rare glimpse of the border Himalayas, Overnight will be done at the lodge.

  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Max Altitude:5365 M
  • Time:8 Hours Walk

Wake up early morning today than after  2hrs you will be climbing up and bringing us to Kalapathar at the bottom of Mt. Pumori. From Kalapathar we also see the sunrise at the majestic Himalayas at 360º degrees which also includes Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lola, Khumbutse, Ama Table, Tabuchi, Cholatse, Thamserku, and numerous other peaks with tremendous views of Everest Base camp and Khumbu glacier. Then have breakfast After that continue to walk at the moraine of Khumbu glacier and pass Lobuche, We descend back down the beautiful valley to Pheritse, Overnight will be done at the lodge.

  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Max Altitude:4120

The trail will later be descending and passes through the beautiful Sherpa villages and we get to the bank of the Dudkosi River Then after crossing the river trail we go into the forest through Dingboche after climbing up to Tengboche. Then descending move through the rhododendron forest cross the river continue to walk up to Kanjuma then an easy walk with great views from the Ama Table to Namche Bazaar, Overnight will be done at the lodge.

  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Max Altitude:3440 M
  • Time:4-5 hours walk

Today the trail moves down the steep section back at the same way as we crossed Jorsalle, Manjo, Benkar, Phakding, and other small villages on the way. enjoy walking with the several suspensions bring over the Dhud Koshi river. is the time to celebrate and to reflect at the  incredible experience, described by most as, “unbelievable, to say the least.

  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Max Altitude:2840 M
  • Time:5-6 hours walk

Today is the last day of our journey, We will be taking a short flight and we will bid you farewell at the Tribhuvan airport.

  • Meals:Breakfast
  • Max Altitude:1320 M
  • Time:30 Min fly to kathmandu, and Drive to Airport
Cost Details
What is Included
  • Three meals a day during the Trekking (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • Domestic Airport drop pickup for Lukla flight.
  • Accommodation on the trek in Tea house
  • Trekking Guide and porter with Insurance and all their needs
  • Flight ticket for guide Kathmandu/Lukla/Kathmandu
  • Flight ticket for Clients Kathmandu/Lukla/Kathmandu
  • trekking maps(if you need)
  • Trekking permit (Conservation fee).
  • TIMS card (Trekking information management system) as like a permit
  • Free use Company's duffel bag, and  NHAC T-Shirt
  • First Aid kit
  • All needed Government fees
What is not Included
  • Nepal Entry Visa
  • Tea, coffee, mineral water, any cold drinks & alcoholic drinks while on the trek(suggest to Use Purification tablet for Water)
  • Travel, medical & emergency rescue by helicopter (please make sure that you have adequate insurance coverage for this Trek)
  • Expenses of personal nature such as laundry, telephone, bar, Wifi, etc
  • Tips & Gratuities for trekking guide & porter (s)
Good to Know

Best Time for Everest Base Camp Trek 10 Days 

About the best time to consider for this trip is in the spring and autumn, these two seasons include the months of March, April, May, September, October, and November. It's undoubtedly the best time of the year for trekking and mountaineering in the Nepal Himalayas. Usually, the weather and temperatures are stable, and even during those seasons. Easy and comfortable for trekking and more pleasant to be at the mountainside with moderate temperatures. The sky is clear and offers crystal clear views for its scenery every day. 

Travelers with a little more timeframe could opt for our comfortable hiking at the Everest base camp that also includes acclimatization and exploring more about this mighty mountain and its landscape. mesmerizing mountains, the unique local culture of locals, and the untouched beauty of the Himalayas, magnificent flora, and Fauna.

Everest Base Camp Trek 10 Days Routes

10-Day Everest Base Camp Trek starts with a short and scenic flight of about 35 min to Lukla from Kathmandu. We also enter the Everest Trekking region; our trek starts began towards the Everest Base Camp passing through the most popular places like Phakding, the Hilary Bridge, Namche Bazaar which is the capital for the Everest region, Tengboche monastery which is one of the oldest monasteries, and the largest holy place for Buddhist, Tibetan and Sherpa, Dingboche, Lobuche, and Everest Base Camp. 

We will also be exploring the authentic lifestyle of the Sherpa community and enjoying the rich cultural heritage, and lifestyles of the Sherpa people. We reach our final destination Everest Base Camp (5364m), and then we have to climb to Kala Patthar; the highest point of the trip is early morning for the spectacular 360 degrees panoramic view of snow-capped mountains.

Everest Base Camp Trek 10 Days Difficulties

The 10-day Everest Base Camp trek is less difficult and involves a significant amount of hiking for over varied terrain. Since you will also be walking for around 40 miles from Lukla to Everest base camp following the classic route, the trek will also definitely not be easy. You must be Trekkers must be fit and healthy, with good stamina and mental preparedness for challenging conditions. Trekkers must also be well equipped and mentally prepared, as the high altitude and cold climate may take on unexpected turns at any time. However, the spectacular views of the breathtaking Himalayan mountains make it all worth while.

Everest Base Camp Trek 10 Days FAQs

  • Trekking requires lots of willpower, tolerance of harsh conditions and reasonable fitness, good health and physical condition. It is vital that participants with pre-existing medical problems or conditions make these known to the time of booking. But trekking is not the climbing trip so no needs any technical experience. 

  • There is no particular age limit for trekking in Nepal Himalaya at all. Anyone with outdoor attitude and passion for walking are fit for trekking. But, you are expected to have good physical fitness, positive attitude and endurance. Having said that additional requirements depend on the type and nature of treks you choose. 

  • Nepal is, undoubtedly, a naturally beautiful country that enjoys pleasant weather round the year. We have main two seasons for trekking. The best months are September, October & November during the Autumn season and March, April & May during the spring season are consider as the best seasons for attempting trekking, although we do have departures during some other months as well because we would like to offer some opportunities for some people who can not make their holidays during Spring and Autumn. The best months has been defined due to their nature of best visibility and best weather condition other then. 

  • The government of Nepal no longer requires a trekking permit for Everest, Annapurna, Langtang, and some other regions; however, conservation permit or National park permits are required for these regions. There are few restricted trekking areas in Nepal, where trekking permits are required. Trekking permit is a special permission given to you by the Nepalese government to visit the restricted areas.

  • The duration of the trek depends on your interests and where you want to go. Generally, your trek can range from 6-7 days to month time or longer periods if you wish. Even the same trek can be done in a different duration for different trekkers depending on their wishes and interests on the route. 

  • In the Tea House trekking arrangement overnight halts with dinner and breakfast will be in Tea-Houses (Lodges) and lunches in local restaurants en-route. We will provide you with hygienic food prepared by our cook on the camping trek arrangements. Most of the cooks in the local teahouses are not well trained but have enough experience. If the group required our well-trained cooks with the crew even on the lodge trek we are more delighted to take with an additional cost.

  • In the trekking areas most lodges serve boiled and filtered water, which is generally safe, we suggest a drop of iodine for safe water. Make sure your water is boiled or treated with iodine. Iodine is 100% effective in killing water-borne bacteria. We strongly recommend however that you bring your own filter water bottle so that you will have convenient access to clean water at all times. And it will be possible to buy the bottle water also on the way.

  • Most of the trekking areas in Everest we get electricity. You can charge your camera batteries. 

  • Our guides are trained in first aid and can deal with most of the basic ailments that can occur during a trek. If an emergency occurs, professional help from a rescue organization will be needed. That is why every client should have their own emergency rescue and health insurance arranged before coming to Nepal. 

  • Altitude illness, AMS is a very unpredictable condition, but all of our guides are very experienced with the symptoms and treatment of AMS. Every time our guides are ready to help you. We do, however, strongly advise people with known heart, lungs or blood diseases to consult their doctor before trekking.

  • That depends on the type of trek. Shorter treks at low altitudes can be done in running shoes while longer, more demanding treks at high altitudes require sturdy trekking or hiking boots. It is best to buy shoes and boots before arriving in Nepal, and to break them in before arriving for your trek. 

  • While you traveling Himalayan country this is most essential to know what to bring with you and what are the essential clothing and equipments during the travel. For evening/night/morning use clothes, Sun Hat, casual warm cloth for day use, some pairs of good quality shocks. Apart from above please bring- slippers, suntan-lotions and trekkers personal medication.   Regarding personal equipment you need to bring with you a pair of well broken trek Boot, sleeping bag, down-Jacket, pullovers, neck scarves, etc. 

  • There are telephones in many villages along the popular trekking routes from where you can make international calls. 

  • In the Tea House trekking arrangement overnight halts with dinner and breakfast will be in Tea-Houses (Lodges) and lunches in local Restaurants en-route. We will provide you hygienic food prepared by our cook on the camping trek arrangements. Most of the cooks in the local teahouses are not well trained but enough experienced. If the group required our well trained cooks with the crew even on the lodge trek we are more delighted to take with an additional cost.

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