Everest Base Camp Trek in 10 Days with local Sherpa Guide

Everest Base Camp Trek 10 days Highlights

  • Mountain flight to Lukla from Kathmandu.
  • The highest and ancient Tengboche Monastery.
  • World highest mountain, Mount Everest (8,848m) close view.
  • Amazing sunrise and Panorama Everest range views from Kalapathar (5,545m).
  • Sherpa’s unique traditional culture with warm hospitality.
  • mesmerizing landscapes of the Khumbu Valley Everest region.
  • Wonderful Khumbu glacier and icefalls.
  • Magnification Himalayan views of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam, Thamserku, and more peaks.
  • Explore the UNESCO listed World Heritage site Sagarmatha National Park home to hundreds of rich flora and fauna.

Everest base camp trek 10 days Overview

Mount Everest base camp trek is one of the most exciting adventure journeys in the world, which leads us through the attraction places of Himalayans Everest. Everest base camp trek — 10 days is the great adventure famous lifetime experience trekking, we designed this short package for the Khumbu region, those trekkers who can explore limited time to world the highest mountain, Mount Everest (8,848m). The Everest base camp trek is a perfectly natural beauty where you can enjoy unique Sherpa culture with warm hospitality. Mount Everest base camp trek difficult, is worth the dedication and challenges at every moment. It’s better for a physical fitness adventure for people who want to explore the top of the world mountain. 10 Days EBC Trek will provide majestic Himalayas views of Mount Everest, Nuptse, Aam Dablam, Makalu, Lhotse, Pumori, and Kanchenjunga. Sagarmatha National Park (UNESCO world heritage site) is the lap of Mount Everest. Similarly, you will be able to explore old traditional Buddhist monasteries and Kala Patthar (5545m).

Everest Base Camp’s short Trek itinerary begins from Lukla after 40 minutes of a scenic flight from Kathmandu. During the trekking, the trail offers to explore beautiful Namcha Bazaar (tourist hub), rare birds-animals-plants, and incredible views of Khumbu Glacier and icefall. Everest base camp trek is not without risks, but the places are unexpected, it’s the first conquered by Tenzing Norgay and Sir Edmund Hillary in 1953. These trails are challenges and dedication which is Valuable to reach Base Camp. Everest Base Camp Trek (10 Days) gives different experiences of the beautiful scenery and local lifestyle at Sherpa village. The altitude will increase in each of our daily journeys, so you have to be fit for this trek. Detailed information about this trek — Everest base camp trek 10 days.

Everest Base Camp Trek 10 days Details Itinerary

Day 01:Flight to Lukla [2,850m/9,350 ft] [40 min flight], Trek to Phakding [2,650m, 3 hrs]

After breakfast, we take a scenic flight to Tenzing and Hillary Airport Lukla Airport, which is our trekking starting point. Our trail through Dudh Koshi and the prosperous village of Lukla begins. Today our trail is short and easy. Finally, after 3 hours of walking, we’ll reach the Phakding, which is a good facility for Accommodation, Meals, and Lodges.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 2,650m
  • Phakding

Day 02:Phakding to Namche Bazaar [3,440m, 6 hrs]

After having breakfast, we continue our journey to Namche Bazaar. The trail follows the Dudh Koshi River and enjoys suspension bridges. Hillary Suspension bridge is the most famous in Khumbu, which we cross then we enter the Sagarmatha National Park where is permit will be registered. The trail is challenging climb steep to a dense forest after complete challenge we arrive in Namche Bazaar. This is one of the best towns in the Everest region, where we spend overnight

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3,440m
  • Namche Bazaar

Day 03:Namche Bazaar to Tengboche [3,855m, 5 hrs]

After having breakfast, our trekking altitude will increase from today. During the trek, we see the highest mountain magnificent views of Mount Everest, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, and Nuptse. The trail goes to pine forest, where we’ll found local wildlife. Through the walking, we cross the Dudh Koshi river bridge and prayer flags, then we arrive at Tengboche, where we explore the Tengboche monastery there has 20 feet sculpture of Budhha. Overnight we spend Tengboche.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3,855m
  • Tengboche

Day 04:Trek to Dingboche [4,360m, 5 hrs]

After having breakfast, our trek continues to Pangboche. The trip passes through mani walls, many Chortens, and small villages. On the way, we have a close view of Ama Dablam peak. After crossing Imja Valley, Lobuche River, meadows, and forests finally we arrive at local Sherpa village Dingboche, where we spend our night.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4,360m
  • Dingboche

Day 05:Trek to Lobuche [4,930m, 5 hrs]

After breakfast, the route takes us to Lobuche, which is being filled with beautiful mountain views, where we’ll found an amazing Himalayan experience. Today, our trek will explore Khumbu Glacier and small lodges. The trip is challenging to goes a higher elevation. Lobuche is a large settlement, where we get impressive shops and hotels.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4,930m
  • Lobuche

Day 06:Trek to Everest Base Camp [5,364m/17,598ft] back to Gorak Shep [5,185m, 7–8 hrs]

Today, we’ll get to our Everest base camp destination. The trail crosses the Khumbu Glacier then we climb up to Gorak Shep. We take a short break to Lunch at Gorak Shep and continue to Everest base camp. Finally, we arrive at a base camp. We take enjoy between the mountains, where we’ll found lifetime experience. After exploring Everest, we return to Gorak Shep, where we spend our overnight.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 5,185m
  • Gorak Shep

Day 07:Hike to Kala Patthar [5,555m/18,208ft] trek to Gorak Shep to Pheriche [4,250m, 5 hrs]

Early in the morning, we take a short hike to a popular Kala Patthar viewpoint. Through the trail, we have wonderful views of mountains and peaks. After arriving at Kala Patthar, we have a great opportunity to see the amazing sunrise view and Mount Everest. After enjoying the viewpoint, we return to Gorak Shep, where we take a few minutes of rest, then trek to Pheriche, where we’ll spend overnight.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4,250m
  • Pheriche

Day 08:Trek to Namche Bazaar [3,440m, 6–7 hrs]

After having breakfast, our trail goes through down rhododendron trees and we cross the Dudh Koshi river bridge, where we see the prayer flag. Between Pheriche and Namche, there is a beautiful forest where we’ll be able to find wildlife snow leopards, mountain goats, colorful pheasants, etc. Today, we spend overnight at Namche, where there is a good facility for Accommodation, Meals, and Lodge.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3,440m
  • Namche Bazaar

Day 09:Trek to Lukla [2,850m, 6–7 hrs]

After breakfast, our trek goes to Lukla, which was our trekking starting point. We walk down to Dudh Koshi valley, then start our climb steep way to Lukla. After 6 hours of walking, we arrive at Lukla, where we spend our night.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 2,850m
  • Lukla

Day 10:Flight back to Kathmandu [1,350, 30 mins]

Today we leave the Everest region. After 30 minutes of scenic flight from Lukla, we arrive in Kathmandu and drive to the hotel.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • 1,350
  • Kathmandu

Everest Base Camp Trek 10 days Cost Details

Cost Include

  • Pickup/Drop from Hotel- Airport by private car/Jeep.
  • Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trekking.
  • Experienced helpful, knowledgeable, friendly, English speaking well trained, Government.
  • All salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport, and insurance for the guide.
  • Everest national park permit and TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System)
  • Trekking lodges (Tea House) throughout the trek.
  • One Assistant guide 6 people above in the group.
  • Kathmandu — Lukla — Kathmandu including ticket and airport tax.
  • Supplementary snacks: energy bar, crackers, and cookies, etc.
  • Seasonal fresh fruits desert every evening after dinner.
  • Farewell Dinner
  • Compressive first aid box.
  • Emergency rescue operation assistance in arranging in case of complex health condition (funded by your Travel Insurance)
  • All government, Local taxes/ vat, and official Expenses

Cost Exclude

  • Nepal entry visa fees
  • Extra accommodation and meals behind schedule
  • Extra drinks as alcoholic & non-alcoholic such as Fanta, Coca-Cola, sprite, water, beer, etc.
  • Additional cost by out of management control due to the landscape, weather condition, illness, change of government policies, strikes, and physical condition, etc.
  • Surplus luggage charges for domestic airport
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips for guide and staffs

Everest Base Camp Trek Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is mandatory to have to join an adventurous trip in the Himalayas. It is for your safety. The travel insurance must cover things like illness, medical emergencies, accidents, death, trip cancellation, and loss of personal baggage & items. All costs for Emergency Evacuation must be paid in cash in Nepal unless an insurance company has agreed to pay all the costs on your behalf. Make sure that your travel insurance covers activities in the Himalayas if you are participating in them.

*Note: Foreigners are not allowed to purchase an insurance policy in Nepal. So make sure to purchase good travel insurance in your country, and it is your responsibility to check whether your insurance policy is adequate or not.

Everest Base Camp Trek 10 days Accommodation

Everest base camp accommodations are Lodge and Teahouse. Around Kathmandu, we can find a good facility with comfortable accommodation at the Hotel. At the Everest Base Camp Trek, all accommodations are on a twin-shared basis. During the trek, Himalayan frozen Adventure will manage a room with attached washrooms. In the teahouse, we have to share the toilet. A single room is available in Kathmandu and the lower elevation trekking region but might be impossible in higher elevations.

Everest Base Camp Trek 10 days Meals

At the Kathmandu has included only breakfast. During the Everest Base Camp Trek, all meals will be provided. In the Everest region, we can enjoy Nepalese food with international cuisine like Tibetan, Continental, Indian, Tibetan, Italian, etc. Throughout the trek, we have breakfast/lunch at the teahouse and Dinner will be at the lodge. You can choices different kinds of breakfast, lunch, and dinner by the menu.

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