Tenzing Hillary Everest Marathon

Tenzing Hillary Everest Marathon

Trip Details
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Strenuous
  • Trip Style: Trekking
  • Transport: As Per Itinerary
  • Food: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: As Per Itinerary
  • Group Size: 2-12 pax
  • Max Elevation: 5,600 m
  • Best Season: Spring & Autumn


  • Take a thrilling flight in/out of Lukla
  • Trek through the Sagarmatha National Park, where you will come across a range of flora and fauna
  • Spend a couple of nights in the famous Namche Bazar
  • Get to see the unique lifestyle of locals and their rich culture, tradition & practices
  • Reach the lap of the world's highest mountain, Everest Base Camp
  • Hike to Kala Patthar to witness gorgeous sunrise and 360-degree views of Mt. Everest
  • Complete the world highest marathon
  • Get to see breath-taking sceneries and panoramic views of the Himalayan mountains along the trail

The Tenzing Hillary Everest Marathon is the world's highest marathon that happens on the 29th of May every year. This marathon is to commemorate the first successful ascent of Mt. Everest (8,848), the world's highest mountain, by Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Sir Edmund Hillary on May 29, 1953. We Vyas Trek is extremely excited to invite you to the Tenzing Hillary Everest Marathon and run to unwind, experience, and let go of all the worries. Here comes the best thing about this marathon, you will trek to Everest Base Camp before the beginning of the marathon.

Our Everest Marathon 20 Days begins with your arrival in Kathmandu. A short thrilling flight will take you to Lukla, the starting point of the journey. Trekking through Phakding and Sagarmatha National Park, you will reach Namche Bazar. From here, the trail goes through lush rhododendron forests and leads you to Khumjung village. Visiting Khumjung monastery, you head towards Deboche, passing by the oldest and the biggest Tengboche monastery.

Further, the trail takes you to the Summer Valley of Khumbu region, Dingboche, and continues towards Lobuche. Passing by Indian Army Mountaineers Memorials, you reach Gorak Shep and ascend to Everest Base Camp along the lateral moraine of the Khumbu Glacier. You hike to Kala Patthar Viewpoint and return to EBC to spend the night. The next day, you begin the marathon from the base camp to Namche Bazar and trek back to Lukla.

On the Tenzing Hillary Everest Marathon, you will get to see panoramic views of Himalayan mountains like Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Mt. Nuptse (7,861 m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6,812 m), Imja Tse (6,189 m), Mt. Makalu (8,481 m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Cholatse (6,440 m), Mt. Khumbutse (6,636 m), Mt. Pumori (7,161 m), and numerous others. Likewise, you will get to experience the culture and tradition of Sherpa, Rai, Limbu, and people from other mountain communities. Along the trail, you will come across many monasteries, stupas, prayer wheels, chortens, and prayer flags that will confer you the cultural richness of the region. Contact us to know about Everest Marathon cost and other information.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m)
  • Day 2Fly to Lukla (2,860m)
  • Day 3Trek to Phakding (2,651m); 3-4 hours
  • Day 4Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,438m); 5-6 hours
  • Day 5Acclimatization day
  • Day 6Namche Bazaar to Khumjung (3,810 m); 2-3 hours
  • Day 7Khumjung to Deboche (3,700m); 5-6 hours
  • Day 8Deboche to Dingboche (4,360m); 4-5 hours
  • Day 9Acclimatization
  • Day 10Dingboche to Lobuche (4,940m); 5-6 hours
  • Day 11Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5,170 m)
  • Day 12Acclimatization day - Gorak Shep: Optional early morning ascent of Kala Patar (5,500m)
  • Day 13Trek to Everest Base Camp (5,364 m)
  • Day 14BLD
  • Day 15Final Race Day - Everest Marathon- Overnight in Namche Bazaar (3,438m)
  • Day 16Namche Bazaar to Monjo (2,835m); 2-3 hours
  • Day 17Monjo to Lukla; 5-6 hours
  • Day 18Fly to Kathmandu
  • Day 19Kathmandu sightseeing and celebration in the evening
  • Day 20Final departure
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