Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
Transportation: Private Vehicle / Aeroplane
Accommodation: Lodge to lodge
Max. Altitude: 5550 m
Group Size : 2-12 pax
Trek Highlights: Mt. Everest, Amadablam, Lhotse, Nuptse, Pumori and more.Show Less
Highlights of Everest Base Camp Trek 12 Days
Witness world's highest mountain Mt.Everest
Observe monasteries and Chortens of Khumbu region?
Observe Mt. Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam and many other mountains
Enjoy the natural beauty of Nepal Himalayas
Witness mountains in 360 degree
Experience world’s best airstrip—Lukla
Acquaintance with local culture and tradition
An Everest base camp trek comes as a fantasy to almost every trekker but today the trek to Everest Base Camp is possible for people from all category who want to notice the world's highest peak Mt.Everest. Situated at an altitude of 5,364m above sea level, the Base Camp is positioned on southern part of Mt. Everest. The Everest Base Camp is enough destination for trekkers to get the fruitful experience of viewing various top mountains such as Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Cho Oyo, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Cholaste.
Trekking in Everest region/Khumbu region is not only limited within the periphery of fun but it has some other significance too. The vegetation, fauna, fascinating Sherpa culture & natural beauty of the place, the breathtaking scenery and Nepalese local hospitality of this region is equally a matter of quest among scholars and researchers. This makes the Everest base camp trek the most unforgettable memory of a lifetime.
Different species of animals and plants including endangered species are also found here. Snow leopard, Himalayan bear, Blue ship are common mammals one can sight here during the trek to the Everest base camp. In terms of plants, rhododendron, pine, fir are common flora that is adding beauty in front of white snow walls.
From the cultural perspective, the place (Khumbu Region) is well known for Sherpa culture. They are the local inhabitants of the place. They are the people without who mountain climbing, an expedition is almost impossible. It is proved that Sherpa people have different anatomy due to which they can easily adapt in such altitude. Besides, the people of the area follow Buddhism and they have deep respect on Lord Buddha. The Tengboche Monastery of Tengboche is the example of how deeply they are associated with the religion.
To start our trek to the Everest base camp first, we take a 20 minutes scenic flight from Kathmandu airport towards Lukla. Lukla is the starting point of the Everest Base Camp trek which is regarded as one of the world's most dangerous & surviving airstrips. It was built under the supervision of Sir Edmund Hillary in 1964. Thereafter our trek to Everest base camp starts with trekking towards Namche Bazar. To reach Namche Bazaar the trail is followed through Dudh Koshi. It is situated at an altitude of 3,440m. Namche is considered as a crucial trading destination among the people of Khumbu Region. It is a place where local people gather in order to purchase their basic needs. This place is also a meeting point for the people living in the Khumbu region for various social purposes. It is a locality of Sherpa people living in the Everest region.
Considering the satisfaction of trekkers Regulus has drafted tailor-made itinerary so that every trekker around the world get maximum chance to make their trip fruitful from all sides and Everest Base Camp trek 12 days is one of them.
Day 01: Flight to Lukla (2,860 m) and Trek to Phakding (2,610 m)
Day 02: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m)
Day 03: Acclimatization Day
Day 04: Namche to Tengboche (3,860 m)
Day 05: Trek to Dingboche (4410 m)
Day 06: Dingboche to Lobuche (6,119 m)
Day 07: Lobuche to Everest Base Camp (5,380 m) to Gorakshep (5184 m)
Day 08: Gorakshep to Pheriche (4,371m) Via Kalapatthar (5,600 m)
Day 09: Pheriche - Namche Bazaar (3,440 m) Trekking
Day 10: Namche to Phakding to Lukla (2,860 m)
Day 11: Lukla to Kathmandu flight
Day 12: Departure to your country
Day 01Flight to Lukla (2,860 m) and Trek to Phakding (2,610 m) We head towards Tribhuvan Domestic Airport in the dawn to catch our flight for Lukla. The air journey is about 30 minutes which seems short but very exciting. During your flight, you can observe the beauty of the mountains, hills, greenery, and lakes. Just after landing in Lukla our trek begins for Phakding. Our guide will summarize you about the trip and we will take a porter with us. Traveling with nature we arrive at Phakding where our day ends for today.
Day 02Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m) Today we trek towards Namche Bazaar through the route of Dudh Koshi. Our current destination is Monjo. To reach Monjo we cross rhododendron and pine forest. Monjo is an entrance of Sagarmatha National Park. After rambling some distance we arrive at Namche Bazaar where will enjoy some moment with the locals. Overnight in Namche
Day 03Acclimatization Day Today is a day to have a rest. Just because it is a day of acclimatization we do not stay quiet. We will come across to know the culture of Namche by exploring various places here. This day is necessary in order to adjust your body temperature so that you don’t fall sick during your trekking period. Today we will even visit Sagarmatha National Park.
Day 04Namche to Tengboche (3,860 m) Today is a day to challenge your body. We climb upwards and move above Dudh Koshi River. Moving higher we get to see the path towards Tengboche. The way is bounded by the other Himalayas as well. We encounter different wildlife on our way such as Danfe (national bird of Nepal) which is very common in this region. Now the track inclines downwards to Phunkitenga from Trashinga. It is time to have a lunch. We again go upwards crossing green forest to arrive at Tengboche. Tengboche looks extremely beautiful as it is mounted by hills and forests. We will spend our night here in Tengboche.
Day 05Trek to Dingboche (4410 m) We again get back to our track. We move towards Dingboche crossing beautiful rhododendron forests, White Mountains, and cool environment. It might be the best walk of your life as the journey gives you extreme pleasure. Overnight at Dingboche
Day 06Dingboche to Lobuche (6,119 m) Dugla is our next destination. We keep moving towards Khumbu Glacier. Walking with the view of Tawache and Choklaste takes you to Lobuche. Due to its geographical reason, Lobuche is very cold. Overnight in Lobuche
Day 07Lobuche to Everest Base Camp (5,380 m) to Gorakshep (5184 m) The day has finally arrived where your dream will come into existence. We move further towards Everest Base Camp (EBC). It is a ground place where mountaineers make themselves ready to climb the highest peak of the world, Mt. Everest, which measures 8,848. No words can describe the feeling of being here. It is really a majestic touch for making yourselves available here. In the noon we travel towards Gorakshep and spend our night.
Day 08Gorakshep to Pheriche (4,371m) Via Kalapatthar (5,600 m) Now we move towards Kalapatthar which is our immediate destination. You are in such a place where you are folded by mountains everywhere. Walking for some hours we arrive at Pheriche and break our day. Overnight in Pheriche
Day 09Pheriche - Namche Bazaar (3,440 m) Trekking While returning back we come across Tengboche now. The mountainous view really excites you well. We will explore Tengboche for some couple of hours. We again travel towards Namche Bazaar which is the ultimate destination for today. Overnight at Namche
Day 10Namche to Phakding to Lukla (2,860 m) Today you need to cover a longer distance. But the landscapes will make you forget all your tiredness. You can be overwhelmed by visiting Lukla Bazaar. You can even buy a souvenir for your family and relatives here. Halt at Lukla
Day 11Lukla to Kathmandu flight Today is a day to get back to Kathmandu. We will catch a flight from Lukla. The air distance is about half an hour and you reach Kathmandu enjoying your glorious journey. You can even enjoy in Kathmandu for some time and roam around. In the evening the staff of Regulus will offer you a farewell dinner for successfully completing your trip.
Day 12Departure to your country Finally, your Everest Base Camp Trekking bids a goodbye here. A representative of Regulus will drop you to the airport a few hours before your scheduled flight. See you again!
Note: The above itinerary outline can be easily tailor-made according to your preference, purpose of visit, and length of stay. Contact us to customize this trip as per your requirement.