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Everest Base Camp Trek | 17 Days

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At a Glance:
Tour Code: NEBC002 Style: Trekking | Hiking Holidays
Grading: Maximum Altitude: 5550m
Transport: Flight & Overland Duration: 17 Days
Start in: Kathmandu |Airport End in: Kathmandu |Airport
Price: US$ 1999 per person
Trip Description

Everest Base Camp trek also known as EBC trek is an unforgettable expedition in the lap of the tallest peak of the world. First conquered by Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Sir Edmund Hillary in 1953, Everest Base Camp has traditionally been the ultimate goal for the high altitude trekkers. Our carefully devised itinerary and route with a number of rests at Namche Bazaar and Dingboche gives you an opportunity to explore Thamo and Chhukung Ri. This offers you an opportunity for acclimatization. A gradual ascent through typical Sherpa villages gives you ample time to enjoy the scenery, wildlife and visit a number of monasteries.
Our goal is Everest Base Camp on the Khumbu Glacier and the opportunity to climb Kala Patthar (5545m), a viewpoint recognized as the best vantage point to see breathtaking view of the highest peak in the planet.

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Outline Itinerary
  • Day 1: Arrival and transfer to hotel
  • Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing
  • Day 3: Fly to Lukla (2,845m) & trek to Phakding
  • Day 4: Trek to Namche Bazar (3,440m)
  • Day 5: Acclimatization day/explore around Thamo or Synboche
  • Day 6: Trek to Tengbuche (3,870m)
  • Day 7: Trek to Dingbuche (4,410m)
  • Day 8: Acclimatization day/ explore Chhukung Ri (5,100m)
  • Day 9: Trek to Lobuche (4,910m)
  • Day 10: Trek to Gorakshep (5,140m) and explore further to Everest Base camp (5364m)
  • Day 11: Climb to Kala Patthar (5,550m) for sunrise & trek to Pheriche(4,240)
  • Day 12: Trek to Phortse (3,680m)
  • Day 13: Trek to Monjo (2,840m)
  • Day 14: Trek to Lukla (2,850m)
  • Day 15: Fly back to Kathmandu/Hotel
  • Day 16: Day at leisure/ reserve day in case of flight cancel/Hotel
  • Day 17: Drive to Airport for Return flight
Highlights of the tour:
  • Explore the heritage sites of Kathmandu Valley
  • Trek to the foot of breathtaking Everest, the world’s highest mountain
  • Exlore unique Sherpa culture, mani walls, chortens and prayer flags
  • Spectacular Himalaya views
  • Breathtaking Mountain flight to and from Lukla
What's Included:
  • Kathmandu Airport transfers
  • An experienced  insured and equipped English speaking Guide
  • Guided sightseeing and entry fee in Kathmandu
  • 3 meals during trek
  • Internal flights and land transport involved in the itinerary
  • Flights of guide
  • Airport tax
  • Good standard Hotel ( 3*) accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Teahouse accommodation on trek twin sharing basic
  • Tims permit
  • National park permit
  • Insured and equipped porter as on IPPG rules
  • Ascents of Kala Patar (5545m) and Chhikung Ri (5100m)
  • Acclimatize day  to explore in Namche and Dinboche
  • Trekking off the main trail to the village of Phortse - one of the more traditional Sherpa villages in the Khumbu region.
What's Not Included:
  • Travel Insurance
  • Nepalese Visa
  • Tips for Guide and other trek staff
  • Lunch & dinner in the city
  • Additional costs due to illness, rescue, force majeure, changes of flight and itinerary
  • Personal drinks and Bar Bill
  • Battery charge and Hot shower cost

The Following dates and prices are LAND ONLY itinerary joining in Kathmandu. Please make your own flight arrangements. If you need some help to arrange an international flight, we can suggest you some agents who are specialized on ticketing.

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    Sunday 22 September 2019 Tuesday 08 October 2019 US$ 300 US$ 1999

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Day 1: Arrival and transfer to hotel

Arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu. Traditional welcome by our airport representative. Your guide briefs about your further programme. Typical Nepali dinner served in the evening with culture program. 

  • Accomodation: Hotel
  • Meals:D
  • Distance:6Km

Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing

You will be taken for sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley to explore the vibrant city after breakfast at your hotel. Drive to famous Buddhist Stupa Swayambunath, also known as Monkey temple, on the hill of Kathmandu Valley where you can see stunning view of mountains and Kathmandu valley. This temple attracts Buddhists and tourists from around the world. Swayambhunath Stupa is the most ancient and enigmatic of all the holy shrines in Kathmandu valley. Its lofty white dome and glittering golden spire are visible from far and wide. Next is Pashupatinath, the temple of Lord Shiva. This is probably the most famous temple for Hindu in Indian Sub-continent. There is crematorium beside the temple where dead bodies are burnt to ashes. After exploring  Pashupatinath you will visit fascinating sights of Patan Durbar Square, one of the most glorious examples of traditional Nepalese architecture, full of centuries old temples and palaces.

  • Accomodation: Hotel
  • Meals:B
  • Distance:40Km
  • Time:6Hrs

Day 3: Fly to Lukla (2,845m) & trek to Phakding

You will take stunning flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. You will meet with the trekking crew upon arrival. Following a short tea break you will trek northwards up to the valley of Dudhkoshi. Descend from the small plateau into the forested valley. The trek is very easy and short today. However, the difference in altitude, in comparison with Kathmandu, can make you feel a bit difficult. After lunch you trek north towards Phakding. The trail crosses several streams and you finally reach to Phakding (2650m). You will spend your first night in this settlement from where you will have tantalizing views. 


  • Accomodation: Lodge
  • Meals:B L D
  • Distance:8km
  • Time:5Hrs
  • Ascent:100m

Day 4: Trek to Namche Bazar (3,440m)

Hike to Namche Bazaar through farmland and settlements. You will follow the Dudh Kosi northwards. This day walk takes you through magnificent forests of rhododendron, giant fir and magnolia trees. You will cross the west fork of the river, the Bhote Kosi, and start the steep climb to Namche Bazaar. Namche is the largest Sherpa village which is called as gateway to Mount Everest. Namche is a prosperous Sherpa village and an important trading center as well. Locals from various villages gather during the weekly bazaar and sell fresh foodstuffs.

  • Accomodation: Lodge
  • Meals:B L D
  • Descent: 200m
  • Distance:10Km
  • Time:7Hrs
  • Ascent:700m

Day 5: Acclimatization day/explore around Thamo or Synboche

You will take rest in Namcha and explore the village Thamo or Synboche. Make yourself fit, physically and mentally, for the further journey. This day is for acclimatisation. We suggest you to stay active even in the rest day so that it will help you for the further trekking.

  • Accomodation: Lodge
  • Meals:B L D
  • Descent: 300m
  • Distance:6Km
  • Time:3Hrs
  • Ascent:300m

Day 6: Trek to Tengbuche (3,870m)

The route from Namche to Tengboche is unbelievably beautiful – the Dudh Kosi is far below and Thamserku, Kantega, Ama Dablam, Lhotse and Everest rise in the front. This lovely walk is full of woods, rhododendron forests, mani walls, chorten (stupas), and suspension bridges across the river.

  • Accomodation: Lodge
  • Meals:B L D
  • Descent: 400m
  • Distance:11Km
  • Time:6 - 7Hrs
  • Ascent:600m

Day 7: Trek to Dingbuche (4,410m)

After breakfast visit the beautiful Tenboche Monastery. Hear the story of Yeti from Lama and if possible see the praying. After this descend to a lodge in Debuche. After lunch trek to Dingboche. The trek is very beautiful. It is one of the most beautiful valley walks in the earth. Overnight in Dingbuche.

  • Accomodation: Lodge
  • Meals:B L D
  • Descent: 700m
  • Distance:12km
  • Time:6Hrs
  • Ascent:985m

Day 8: Acclimatization day/ explore Chhukung Ri (5,100m)

This is an acclimatization day. An acclimatization day here can be used to hike up the Imja Khola to Chhukung or Nagarzhang Peak, a small summer settlement from where stunning views of Island Peak, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and the fluted ice walls flanking the Amphu Lapcha pass can be seen. Make fit yourself for the further journey. Physiologically prepare yourself for adaptation to changes in climate or environment. We recommend you to stay active even in a rest day as it is better than being idle while on a trekking journey.

  • Accomodation: Lodge
  • Meals:B L D
  • Descent: 700m
  • Distance:12Km
  • Time:7Hrs
  • Ascent:700m

Day 9: Trek to Lobuche (4,910m)

The ascent towards Everest Base Camp continues through alpine meadows and summer yak pastures towards the end of the moraine of the Khumbu Glacier. It is a steep, tough climb towards the village of Gorak Shep. Trek continues towards Lobuche where the view is straight towards Nuptse and the sunset is truly magnificent.

  • Accomodation: Lodge
  • Meals:B L D
  • Descent: 60m
  • Distance:8Km
  • Time:5Hrs
  • Ascent:350m

Day 10: Trek to Gorakshep (5,140m) and explore further to Everest Base camp (5364m)

The higher altitude makes this day's trekking quite challenging. Trekking from Lobuche to Gorak Shep is very challenging. You will climb Khumbu Glacier and cross the Changri Glacier to Gorak Shep. The views are really stunning. Overnight in Gorak Sheep.

  • Accomodation: Lodge
  • Meals:B L D
  • Descent: 270m
  • Distance:9Km
  • Time:8-9Hrs
  • Ascent:500m

Day 11: Climb to Kala Patthar (5,550m) for sunrise & trek to Pheriche(4,240)

Your condition will be checked today before you move on. If the condition is found good then hike to Kala Patthar. Enjoy an early morning hike to an excellent viewpoint of the Everest region, with panoramic vistas of the front of Mt. Everest and Pomo-Ri. Kala Patthar is a notable landmark located on the south ridge of Pumori. The ascent of Kala Patthar begins at Gorakshep, the original base camp for Mt.Everest. Back to hotel for breakfast and trek down to Pheriche.

  • Accomodation: Lodge
  • Meals:B L D
  • Descent: 1400m
  • Distance:16Km
  • Time:8-9Hrs
  • Ascent:500m

Day 12: Trek to Phortse (3,680m)

Today’s trail is not too much up and down, following a gradual ascent through a forest to the Phortse. This is the beautiful remote village in Khumbu region with spectacular mountain scenery. Meet with the local people and chat with them if you like. The trek is about 5-6 hours today.

  • Accomodation: Lodge
  • Meals:B L D
  • Descent: 1200m
  • Distance:14Km
  • Time:6 - 7Hrs
  • Ascent:400m

Day 13: Trek to Monjo (2,840m)

After breakfast trek around one and half hour up to the Khumjung, at the foot of the sacred Khumbi Yul Lha. The village of Khumjung is situated near the peak of Khumbila, from which this region is named. The local monastery is well known for housing what is purported to be the scalp of the infamous Yeti. You will leave Khumjung passing through the school where Sir Edmund Hillary raised funds. His legacy and the great work he started here still continue. You will head towards Namche where you’ll spend a few hours before we leave for Monjo. As you reach the peak of the mountain you are destined with spectacular views of Namche from above. There is a very distinct tree line that you notice as you trek through the mountains. As you descend landscape continues to become greener. Beautiful waterfalls and streams are common as you walk down.

  • Accomodation: Lodge
  • Meals:B L D
  • Descent: 1400m
  • Distance:14Km
  • Time:5-6Hrs
  • Ascent:700m

Day 14: Trek to Lukla (2,850m)

Hike down a steep trail to the Dudh Kosi river. You’ll have a long and leisurely trek back to Lukla. Celebrate your trek at a local tea house and gaze back at the jagged peaks of the mountain you’ve enjoyed. Bid adieu tonight to your trekking crew.

  • Accomodation: Lodge
  • Meals:B L D
  • Descent: 600m
  • Distance:13Km
  • Time:6-7Hrs
  • Ascent:700m

Day 15: Fly back to Kathmandu/Hotel

Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu. Enjoy panoramic mountain views and spend the rest of the day sightseeing, exploring, shopping or just relaxing in Kathmandu’s numerous cafés and roof-top restaurants by your own.

  • Accomodation: Lodge
  • Meals:B
  • Time:30Min

Day 16: Day at leisure/ reserve day in case of flight cancel/Hotel

It’s a leisure time in Kathmandu, where the rest of the day is free for shopping, sightseeing or relaxing. This is an extra day in case of bad weather. Free time to explore Kathmandu before setting for the airport.

  • Accomodation: Lodge
  • Meals:B

Day 17: Drive to Airport for Return flight

Your final day in Kathmandu is a free day. You do as you like. Many people take the time for shopping others enjoy exploring the cultural sites of the city. Our local guide can advise you on the best shops in the area. Farewells! Our airport representative will travel with you to the airport.

  • Meals:B
By Captain C
United Kingdom

Sep 08 2017

We spent 12 days doing a trek to Everest base camp and Kala Patar. Trekking team organised our flights and TIMS, but most importantly a fantastic guide.

Bishal was very professional and made sure we were safe with appropriate acclimatisation days. He was a great person to spend 12 days with including Christmas day, happy to join in with singing, dancing and playing cards.

We opted to organise the accommodation and food as we went along which was great. Bishal would advise us on places to stay but give us freedom to choose to stay with people we met on the trek. Everything was totally flexible.

The company were very helpful when our flight from Lukla was cancelled and arranged for us at very short notice to change flights to get back to Kathmandu. We rang them at 8pm at night and we had a flight was rearranged for first thing the next morning.

Incredible service.


Jun 15 2017

Amazing time going up to EBC with this amazing people. Really grateful to my guide Birman Tamang for the help during all the way up and down.
I really recommend this trip with Trekking Team Group , specially for their environmental involvement policys, no bottle water and no plastic in the mountains.

Pilar Z

May 21 2017

Since the day I decided to do this trip until today, the service of Trekking Team Group has been THE BEST!!!
I found them on the internet and send them an email. I always got rapid response to all my questions and inquiries, Shreehari, the director, always responded in a profesional and friendly manner.
That gave me total confidence about my trip.
When we arrived in Katmandú, were greeted by our guide, Arjun, who always made sure we were ok and taken care of.
The experience has been fabulous.
Everything was very well organized, good accommodations in Katmandú and during the trekking, though it was difficult sometimes to get good lodges on the road, they always made sure we were in the best ones, for our commodity.
My friend had altitude sickness during the trekking and TTG was always there for us. We needed to be rescued by helicopter and they arranged everything promptly.
As soon as we got in Katmandú and were taken to the hospital, they (Shreehari, Arjun, Sudip our guide who spoke Spanish) made sure my friend got the best medical attention. They came to visit many times and were in touch with the hospital.
The insurance covered all the expenses.
After leaving the hospital, TTG kept in touch with us, recommended places to visit, even sent us their car and car driver to take us to Baktapur at no cost.
It was my dream to get to EBC, and thanks to Shreehari and team I was able to accomplish it and got back home safely.
I recommend them to anyone thinking of doing this or any other trekkings they offer.
Their service and years of experience are guarantee that you will enjoy the trip at the most!!!
I came back to Mexico and recommended to everyone!!!
Thank you again for your service!!

Monicucha H

May 16 2017

I went to Nepal for the first time in my life to do the trekking from Lukla to the Everest Base camp, I chose the Trekking Team Group because of the amazing reviews I read here in trip advisor and all were true.
Shreehari the owner and his brother are one of the kindest people I have ever met, their business has more than 25 years of experience and they are working in responsible tourism, the company supports THE CODE (for the protection of Children from Sexual Exploitation) and educates travellers through the Travellers Against Plastics (TAP) mission. The company is among the three companies in Nepal certified by travelife, excellence in sustainability.
Since the moment I arrived to Kathmandu they picked me at the airport and took me to a beautiful hotel, gave me all the advices for the last shopping for my trip and even helped me to exchange dollars for rupees, took me to dinner and provided me with two amazing, loving and caring guides who made the trekking unforgettable.
If you want to do the Everest base camp trekking choose them. You won't regret it. Absolutely the best option in all Kathmandu.

By Leonard

Jul 13 2016

Trek to Everest Base Camp is hardest thing I've ever done but the most rewarding. We did Everest Base Camp trek with Trekking Team Group. We had a fantastic time and would recommend TTG to anyone who wants to do this. Prior to the trip we were impressed with the information and advice we were given by email. When we arrived at Kathmandu we were met by our guide, Goku, who throughout our time in Nepal was extremely helpful and ensured that we enjoyed the trip and looked after all our needs. The trek itself was an amazing experience, and although we both suffered to some extent from the effects of altitude, we made it to the Base Camp. We would like to especially thank Goku and our Porter Tokpe for providing such a great experience, and would recommend TTG to anyone. 
Our trek was in early January and the weather was generally sunny with a few overcast days and one overnight snowfall. The temperature was pleasant for walking in the daytime, but it was extremely cold when the sun went down. The food was included in the price of the trip which made it very easy and great value for money.

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This is ADVENTURE travel, and many of the trip destinations in this site are remote areas, within under developed countries, where events are less predictable than is usually the case in. The unexpected is the norm in these areas and, despite painstaking planning and organization, our adventure trips can never be taken for granted like regular trips. Many of the places that we visit do not have the same quality of emergency health and safety services that you are used to in the developed world. Internal flights can be canceled, road transport is generally uncomfortable and unreliable, and hotels often do not approach the standards of the West.


IF YOU ARE NOT PREPARED FOR THIS, YOU SHOULD NOT TRAVEL WITH US. This unpredictability also means that the itineraries that we put forward for each of our trips should be seen as statements of intent, rather than as contractual obligations. A variety of factors, including weather, transport difficulties and political instability, might dictate that we change any itinerary. The trip leader will make any changes that are necessary, after consultation with the group. Only rarely will such changes be significant, and we will always do everything within our powers to minimize the effects of the enforced changes. We cannot be held responsible for the results of changes or delays, irrespective of how they are caused.

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Trekking Team Group donates one percentage of its total business profits to the foundation on yearly basis. The donated amount supports the ongoing maintenance of Gramin Devi School and Khumbeshwori School in Nuwakot.


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The Ambe Volunteer Programme, organised by Ambe Foundation and Trekking Team Group, aims to mobilise teams of experts and interested individuals effectively for education, health and community development in Nuwakot district.

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