12 Days Everest Base Camp Trek is regarded as one of the top class adventurous treks in the world. Following the legendary footsteps of Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Edmund Hillary- first, to summit Everest in 1953, this trekking trail takes us at the foot of the Everest from where miraculous views of sparkling snowcapped peaks are witnessed. The trail up to the base camp of Mt. Everest is naturally adorned beautiful rhododendron forests, excellent views of Himalayan peaks, Ice Falls, Glaciers, tranquil Sherpa villages, Buddhist monasteries, white rivers, and scenic beauty. Likewise, astonishing panoramas of Himalayan and Sagarmatha National Park, where varieties of Himalayan birds, animals, and vegetation have been preserved. Everest Base Camp falls under the top and most visited Trekking in Nepal.
12 Days Everest base camp trek starts with the scenic flight to Lukla-heart of the Himalayan region. After landing at Lukla Airport, other crew members of the trek will join us then the trail begins walking towards Phakding-beautiful Sherpa Village in Dudh Koshi River Valley. Then after trail passes through other beautiful villages such as Namche, Tengboche, Dingboche, and Lobuche. Namche is the most developed village in the Khumbu region as trekkers can find excellent restaurants, lodges, markets, cafes, and bakeries. During the trek, insane views of great panoramic peaks can be seen such as Thamserku (6623m), AmaDablam (6812m), Nuptse (7861m), Cho Oyu (8188m), Lhotse (8516m), Island Peak (6160m) and many other snowcapped peaks. Another major highlight of this trek is Kala Patthar (5555m), the highest point of this trek from where 360-degree views of might Everest and other peaks can be witnessed. So, achieve this feat by trekking in the iconic trekking trail of Everest and gather loads of memories.
Trekking in Nepal with Adventure White Mountain will assure your adventurous journey throughout the trip along with your safety as well. With the most experienced trek leader and dependable crew member, we guarantee that you will have the most thrilling trek in Nepal. With reasonable price and customized itinerary, 12 Days Everest Base Camp trek package has been arranged in such a way, so that trekkers can relive every moment of their trek. If you want to extend your Holidays in the Everest region you can choose 14 days Everest Base Camp Trek Package.
Upon arriving at Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu, one of our representatives will be there to receive you. Then after you will be transferred to your hotel to stay overnight.
Note: There will be pre trip meeting in our office according to your arrival in Nepal. If you arrive after 4 pm then there will be meeting as soon as you arrive. But if you arrive in day time then meeting can be held during the day. So during pre-trip meeting, you can ask all the questions related to you journey up to Everest. Similarly, you need to bring all the necessary documents such as passport, copy of travel insurance policy and pp size photos.
Early in the morning, we will move to Kathmandu Airport to catch domestic flight to Lukla which take about 40 minutes. Lukla village is surrounded by mountain peaks as you can see during the flight as well. After landing we will meet our crew members and have lunch. Then after we will start walking towards Phakding just 3-4 hours far away from Lukla. Our trail goes through the beautiful village of Lukla till we reach to Phakding. Overnight stay at Phakding.
From Phakding, the trek continues along the riverbank of Dudhkoshi, and we will cross the river through suspension bridges several times. Then after trail takes us towards Sagarmatha National Park, as we ascend upwards, eye-catching views can be seen. After reaching Namche, you can see the beautiful markets, shops, lodges, bakeries and ATMs. Overnight stay at Namche Bazaar.
Today we will have leisure day and we can allow our body to adapt the climate at the elevation of 3450 m. But to make our body more active we shouldnot remain idle whole day. Instead of remaining idle we can roam around the Namche Bazaar and explore its beauty. Namche Bazaar is the major place of this Khumbu Region where we can find shops, markets, cafes, and other attracting features. For best acclimatization, you can hike up to the village of Thame or Khude. Overnight stay at Namche Bazaar.
Trek to Tengboche follows the trail along the rushing glacial waters of the Dushkoshi with dazzling views of panoramas. Upon reaching to Tengboche, you can visit Tengboche Monastery, which is the largest monastery of Khumbu. Inside Monastery, you can see ornate wall hanging, a 20 foot statue of Buddha, and musical instruments and robes of Lamas. Overnight stay at Tengboche.
Today we will see many Mani walls and Chortens on the trail as we have to pass through many of them. Our lunch will be more exciting as we will enjoy it by witnessing the stunning views of AmaDablam. Beautiful rhododendron forests will be in our way as the trail follows gradually down to the river and then have to cross a suspension bridge. Then after we will walk an hour to reach Pangboche-a best view point for AmaDablam. Overnight stay at Dingboche
As an acclimatization session, today we will hike up to Nangkartshang Peak. Just above Dingboche, this peak is a vantage view point of peaks. More than other peaks, AmaDablam is great sight to watch out for from Nangkartshang. After observing great views from the peak, then we will roam around the villages or resting in lodges. Overnight stay at Dingboche.
From Dingboche the trail goes along the lateral moraine of Khumbu Glacier and come across through the stone memorials for the climbers who lost their lives during the summit of the peaks. The trail continues ascending towards the village of Lobuche which is situated at the foot of enormous Lobuche Peak. Overnight stay at Lobuche.
This is the important day of our trek as we will move ahead towards Everest Base camp. The trail is also a bit challenging than other days of trek. During the trek we will admire the views of panoramic peaks. After reaching base camp we will spend some memorable and precious time out there, snap some pictures and return back to GorakShep to stay overnight.
From Gorakshep we will trek towards Kala Patthar early in the morning. The trail is difficult and most challenging one. Though the climb is hard but you are rewarded by astonishing views of mountains. Upon reaching at Kala Patthar you will be amazed after witnessing the jaw dropping views of peaks like Everest, Nuptse, Pumori, Lhotse and other snowcapped peaks. After admiring the greatest views we will descend down to Pheriche. Overnight stay at Pheriche.
From Pheriche we will climb down towards Namche leaving all the panorama right behind us. During the trek we will be passing by several beautiful villages like Pangboche and Tengboche. On the way you can see impressive monasteries, maniwalls and prayer flags. Overnight stay at Namche Bazaar.
We will return back to Lukla which is the ending point of our trek. Upon reaching to Lukla you can have rest, relaxing and enjoy the hot shower on your aching bodies. You can drink and enjoy the feast in evening along with cultural dances. Overnight stay at Lukla.
Catching early flight from Lukla we will head towards Kathmandu. On the arrival in Kathmandu, you can have whole day rest in guest house. But if you want to extend you further trip in Nepal like Adventurous Rafting in Nepal, Jungle safari, Mountain Biking and Many more, you can consult with us
This day is for you departure as your vacation of Nepal ends today. One of your representatives will drop you to the airport for your flight towards home.
If the above itinerary does not meet your needs, we can design individualized travel plans based on your preferences please contact us