Short Everest Base Camp Trek




Short Everest Base Camp Trek – Overall 12 Days Itinerary’s Short Everest Base Camp Trek is a great trek for travelers who wish to reach the base camp of Mount Everest in a short period of time. The Everest Base Camp trek  is one of the most popular trekking routes in the Himalayas. It is visited by thousands of trekkers every year. Short Everest Base Camp trek is arranged in the Solu Khumbu district of Nepal. It offers an authoritative gutsy experience by taking you to the Base Camp (5364m) that is  the most astounding top on the planet (Mt. Everest). Also during this trek one can encounter the entrancing perspective of different Mountain like Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Cho Oyo, Mt. Makalu and Ama Dablam. Along side these edges of fascination, Everest base camp trek have Orange religious communities, with bright petition to God banners.

The brilliant adventure of the Everest Base Camp trek  starts with a beautiful flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Trekkers usually fly from Kathmandu to Lukla to save time and energy. The trail goes through socially rich towns like Phakding, Khumgjumg and Namche Bazaar. Namche Bazar has the majority population of Sherpa. Everest Base Camp Trekking takes you to the base camp of the world’s highest peak. At this point, climbers allow a day of rest for acclimatization.

Everest Base Camp Trek likewise offers the chances to go touring around the Sagarmatha National Park. It is a world legacy site. It is a home to an assortment of Himalayan Flora  and Faunas. Lastly touches base at the Base Camp of the Mt. Everest and Kala Pathar which is honored with the brilliant perspective of the Himalayas. The magnificent view of Everest can observe from Kala Pathar. This is the closer distance place to take a bigger photograph of Mt. Everest.

12 days Everest base camp trek is a great opportunity for those who have a busy travel schedule and whose dream is to view Mount Everest (8848m) roof of the world. So, Short Everest Base Camp Trek is a great walk for travelers who has short vacation in Nepal. The only difference between this trek and Everest Base camp trek is that there will be no acclimatization day in Namche Bazar and Dingboche. Journey of Short Everest Base Camp  is covered with abundant flora and fauna. Trekkers adoring the antiquated locales and might want to make the plunge the magnificence of nature can appreciate the Everest Base Camp. Short Everest Base Camp is safe and highly recommended trek. Nepal Pioneer Treks & Expedition is glad to operate this trek  for you to make it your lifetime experience. Remember us for this trek!

Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu International then transfers to Hotel.

Day 02: Fly to Lukla at 2840m (9088 Ft), then trek to Monju at 2610m (8352 Ft).

Day 03: Trek from Monju to Namchebazaar at 3440m (11008 Ft).

Day 04: Trek from Namchebazaar to Tengboche at 3860m (12352 Ft).

Day 05: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche at 4410 (14112 Ft).

Day 06: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche at 4910m (15712 Ft)

Day 7: Trek from Lobuche to Gorekhshep at 5140m (16448 Ft), then trek to Everest Base Camp at 5364m (17165 Ft).

Day 8: Hike to Kalapathar at 5550m (17760 Ft), then back to Pheriche at 4240m (13568 Ft).

Day o9: Trek from Pheriche to Namchebazaar at 3440m (11008 Ft).

Day 10: Trek back to Lukla at 2840m (9088 Ft).

Day 11: Fly back from Lukla to Kathmandu at 1300m (4160 ft) then transfers to hotel.

Day 12: Departure for home.

Note: Due to the bad weather of domestic flights from Kathmandu to  Lukla and after the trek from Lukla to Kathmandu delayed sometimes by a few hours or canceled for a day or more. It could happen even in best trekking season also as you know how climate changes effecting in the world and especially Himalayan Region of Nepal. Perhaps we always recommend you to add supplement nights in Kathmandu after your trek if possible. If everything goes well, you can enjoy other activities like sightseeing, White water rafting, wildlife activities, shopping, as you wish for those extra days. However, if you want a helicopter rescue instead of flight cancellation from Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu we can organize according to your request.

Day 01: Arrival Day in Kathmandu (1300m/4160ft)

Upon on your arrival at the Tribhuban International Airport, one of our staff will be there to warm greeting you with beautiful garland that is our respect and the culture to welcome to the new stranger. After welcoming you, our staff will transfer to you to the hotel. After your long journey on a plane, you may get tired, so be fresh and take a bit rest, then our manager will come to meet you to the hotel and talk about the plan for your trip in details.

Day 02: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla, Trek to Manju (2610m/8352ft)

Fly Kathmandu to Lukla. You should be ready early in the morning to fly to Lukla. It’s 45 minutes scenic fly to Lukla. Lukla is the most critical airport. Once you arrived in Lukla have breakfast, then start your trek. Lukla is the gateway to do the Everest Base Camp Trekking. Today you have a short day trek approximately three hour trek. You can enjoy the scenery and some of the peaks. You can pass some villages like as Chheplung, Thadokoshi, Ghat Phakding and you will be arriving at Manju then stay overnight there.

Day 03:From Manju to Namche Bazaar (3340m/11008)

Trek to Namchebazar. Namche Bazaar is the biggest town on this trip. You should have a breakfast in  Manju. After breakfast you should start your trek to Namche Bazaar. The trail much harder than the last day. At the beginning of the day you should cross the bridge, then passages some little towns. While you are walking on the trail you can enjoy the mountain views of Thamserku and Kusumkangaru. You can see the Dodhkoshi river and the scenery. Monju is a nice place where we should check our trekking permit. After 10 minutes walk you should cross the bridge again and reach at Jorsalle. . After  Jorsalle, you should have a big climb to Namche Bazaar. You will see the Hilary bridge, double suspension bridge and then get to Topdanda. There is a very nice view point. You can see the Everest at the first time if the weather is clear and there is no cloud. Next  one and half hour walk you will reach at Namche Bazaar  you can have lunch then stay overnight at hotel.

Day 04: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3860m/12352)

Trek to Tengboche. Tengboche is a nice place to spend the overnight. It is situated on the top of the hill. The trail today very nice and gentle. In the beginning, it is hard to get to the top of Namche Bazaar then after very nice and easy walk until to Kyanjuma. You can enjoy the scenery and all the mountain views, including Everest, Nupche, Lhotse and several peaks around. After Kyanjuma, the trail drop down to the Dodhkoshi and after crossing the bridge you get to Fungi Thanga. The trail to get to Tengboche a bit harder, takes about two and half hour. You can visit the biggest monastery in the evening, talks with the Monks and stay overnight at Tengboche.

Day 05: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4410/15712)

Today trek to Dingboche. You may feel harder because of the gaining altitude more. The trail drop down first until to the Debuche then nice and gentle walk through the rhododendron forest until to the bridge of Imja Khola and climbs past superb Mani stones (carved with the Tibetan Buddhist chant Mani Padme Hum) to Pangboche at 3860m. The trail then climbs to Dingboche, you can enjoy the superb view of Amadablam and stay overnight at Dingboche.

Day 06: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4910m/15712ft)

Trek to Lobuche. Today you should walk slow and steady. In the beginning until to the Dhukla very nice and easy walk. The trail after Dhukla goes directly up the terminal moraine of the Khumbu Glacier for about one hour, then left into a memorial area known as Chhukpilhara, before reaching Lobuche at 4930m. The night so cold there, you should prepare the nights with warm jackets and stay overnight there.

Day 07: Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep and EBC (5140/16448/5364m/17165ft)

Trek to Gorak Shep. The trail continues to Gorak Shep at 5160m. It takes approximately three hours gradual climb. Once you arrive at Gorak Shep, you should prepare to go to the Everest Base Camp. The trail more likely rocks, narrow and sometimes windy as well. Today will fulfill your dream. You had very hard time to come to Nepal not only that you dream to do the Everest Base Camp once in your lifetime. Take photograph with the group and your friends, then back the same way to Gorakhshep and stay overnight at Gorak Shep.

Day 08: Hike to Kalapathar, Trek back to Pheriche(5550m/1776ft/4240m/13568ft)

Today’s hike to Kalapathar (Black Rock) at 5545m early in the morning, then trek back to Pheriche. Kalapathar is like a small peak offers the best view of Everest without climbing it. The view of Everest is pretty close from the Kalapathar, take some photograph, it must memorable then back down to Gorekhshep have breakfast the trek back down until to Pheriche and stay overnight there.

Day 09: Trek from Pheriche to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11008ft)

Trek to Namchebazaar. Today you feel much better when you descent already from the Everest Base Camp. You have to back the same way passing through the Pangboche, Tengboche, Fungethanga, Lausasa and Kyanjuma. You may see some wild animal and birds if you are lucky. Himalayan Thar, Blue Ship and Musk Deer can see around. The national bird of Nepal Lhophophoras (Danphe) also can see near to the Namchebazaar. You can explore sometimes in Namchebazaar again if you arrive earlier and  manage your time then stay overnight at Namchebazaar.

Day 10: Trek fro Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2840m/9088ft)

Trek back to Lukla. Today is your last day trek. You should walk all the way to Lukla mostly the downhill, passes so many country sites and villages like Jorsalle, Monju, Banker, Phakding, Ghat and some more towns. You have a last night in the mountain, get to gather with you friends and stay overnight at Lukla.

Day 11: Fly back to Kathmandu

Fly back from Lukla to Kathmandu. Most of the time you have a morning flight so you should be prepared to go to the airport on time. You should have very nice and 45 minute scenic flight to Kathmandu. Our guide still with you to drop you to the hotel in Kathmandu. Our manager will meet you in the evening then take you for the farewell dinner and drop you to the hotel, stay overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 12: Departure day

Departure for home. Today our driver will drop you to the International Airport for the final departure. Wish you have a nice and safe journey back home.

Trip Includes:

  • Two nights accommodation in Kathmandu with twin sharing at tourist standard hotel (Bed and Breakfast)
  • All Ground and air transport
  • Full board meal 3 times a day (B+L+D) during the trek days including tea & coffee (served in a cup).
  • English speaking trekking guide who has been authorized by the government and necessary number of porters (According to the group size) with their insurance, salary,accommodation and meals.
  •  welcome and farewell dinner in Kathmandu with Cultural show.(Ethnic music and dance)
  • All the necessary official documents , TIMS Permit,Trekking Permit etc.
  •  Sleeping bags and down jackets if necessary.
  • First Aid kit.
  • Trekking Route map.
  • Insurance of Guide and Porters.
  • All require local and government tax. Two night accommodation at Namche with hot shower and attached bathroom.


Trip Excludes:

  • Nepal Visa fee and International flight.
  • Meal except Breakfast in Kathmandu.
  • All personal expenses such as bar bills, water, extra tea / coffee, snacks, battery re-charge, laundry service, etc.
  • Personal clothing and gears.
  • Tips to guide and porters.
  • Cost raised by flight cancellation, emergency rescue charges , landslide, weather, political unrest, illness, re-routing etc which are not under our control.
  • Monument entrance fees.

: Sun Glasses

: Scarf Face Mask

: Fleece Bennie

: Sunscreen

: Cap stick

: Hand Towel

: Cold weather Down Jacket

: Wind Stopper

: Rain Coat

: Fleece Jacket and Trouser

: T-shirt (short or long selves)

: Trekking Trousers

: Polypropylene thermal tops and bottom(two pairs)

: Trekking Boots

: Socks and under wears

: Head torch

: Snow Gaiter(depends on trekking region)

: Camel Pack or water bottle

: Trekking Poles

: Day Pack minimum 25 L with side pocket to keep bottle

: Spare batteries for Camera

: Down Jacket

: Sleeping Bag

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