Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek Itinerary

  • Day 1 Arrival in Kathmandu and trip preparation (1,300m/4,264ft)

    On your arrival day, you will meet with our airport representative near the terminal gate. He will greet you and take you to the hotel. As per the time availability, you will meet with the trek guide and prepare for the trip. You can shop if anything is missing. In the late evening, there will be a welcome dinner organized by the company during which you will meet with other team members. 

    • Meals: Welcome dinner
    • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Day 2 Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2,651m/8,700ft); 3-4 hrs

    The day begins early with a delicious breakfast. After that, you will leave the hotel and drive to the airport to take a short flight to Lukla. The flight will give you plentiful adrenaline to get you ready for this adventurous journey. Land at the Lukla Airport and meet with the rest of the crew members who will join you for the trek.

    The trail slowly descends through a forested path along a river. Pass by Ghat village and trek towards Phakding. You can see a beautiful view of Mt. Kusum Kanguru from this village. 

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: lodge
  • Day 3 Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,438m); 5-6 hrs

    The trail from Phakding goes through remote villages along the northern bank of the Dudh Koshi River. Crossing several suspension bridges of this river, you will reach the entrance of Sagarmatha National Park, Monjo. Register your permit here, and ascend steeply through dense forests to reach Namche Bazar.

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: lodge
  • Day 4 Acclimatization day

    A rest day, which is very crucial to make sure your body gets properly acclimatized with the altitude. These rest days between the trek also allow you ample time to observe the daily lifestyle of the locals and experience their rich cultural heritage. The day begins with a hike to the Syangboche Airstrip and the Everest View Hotel. Both of these places offer stunning views of the Himalayan mountains, including Mt. Everest. Likewise, you can visit the Everest Photo Gallery, Sherpa Culture Museum, and lovely cafes to spend the rest of the day.

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: lodge
  • Day 5 Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,870m/12,694ft); 5-6 hrs

    From Namche Bazar, the trail ascends through dense forests, where you might come across wildlife like musk deer, Himalayan Tahr, pheasants, and many other species of animals & birds. The trail offers tempting views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku, etc. Crossing Dudh Koshi River, you trek and reach Phunki Thenga. From here, a short walk will take you to Tengboche village. 

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: lodge
  • Day 6 Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360m/14,300ft); 5-6 hrs

    Before leaving Tengboche, you will visit the oldest and the biggest monastery in the Khumbu region, the Tengboche monastery. The trail today ascends to the Summer Valley of Khumbu region, Dingboche. You will pass by several old chortens, mani walls, and small settlement areas on the way. Similarly, the views are epic. The trail goes along Lobuche river and descends to a river. Further, a steep climb will lead you to Dingboche. 

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: lodge
  • Day 7 Acclimatization day

    Spend one more day acclimatizing your body. Go on a morning hike to Nagarjun Hill to witness beautiful landscapes and snow-capped mountains like Ama Dablam, Cho Oyu, Makalu, Lhotse, Island Peak, and many more. Later in the day, you can explore the village and rest.

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Day 8 Dingboche to Lobuche (4,940m/16,207ft); 5-6 hrs

    Today, the trail will offer breath-taking views. Isn't it is crazy that the more altitude you get, the more stunning the scenery gets. From Dingboche, you will climb to a ridge top and cross a glacial moraine. Passing by a few lodges, you trek and reach Thukla. Further, the trail passes by the memorial statues of the climbers and takes you to Lobuche. 

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Day 9 Lobuche to Everest Base Camp (5,364 m/17,594 ft) via Gorak Shep (5,170m/16,961ft); 6-7 hrs

    Ultimately, the day comes when you touch the lap of Mt. Everest, the world's tallest mountain. Trekking along the lateral moraine of Khumbu Glacier, you will reach Gorak Shep. From here, the trail passes by Army Mountaineers Memorials and moves along a rocky path to the Everest Base Camp. Spend some time enjoying the divine beauty of Mt. Everest and descend to Gorak Shep for a night stay.

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Day 10 Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar (5,545m/18,192ft) and heli ride to Lukla; 7-8 hrs

    Today is your last day of the trek. You will gradually ascend following a steep and rugged path. The trail will take you to the top of Kala Patthar, from where you can see the gorgeous sunrise and 360-degree of Everest. After enjoying the views, you will take a thrilling heli ride back to Lukla.

    • Meals: BLD
    • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Day 11 Fly to Kathmandu

    It's time to leave the Himalayas and fly back to Kathmandu. You can see the last views of the snow-capped mountains during the flight. Land at the Airport and move to the hotel. The remaining day is free. You can do whatever you want. 

    • Meals: Breakfast only
    • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Day 12 Kathmandu sightseeing

    This day will give you time to explore the tourist sites, shop souvenirs, and enjoy Nepali life. If you want, we can also arrange a guided sightseeing tour for you or any other short activities like cooking class, paragliding, etc. In the evening, meet with the team for the last time at a complimentary dinner organized by the company.

    • Meals: Breakfast & farewell dinner
    • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Day 13 Final departure

    Fly back to your home today. You will be escorted to the Airport according to your flight takeoff time. 

    • Meals: Breakfast only