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Everest Base Camp Short Trek

Trip code 165
Package name Everest Base Camp Short Trek
Duration 10
Max. elevation 5545 m
Transportation Private Transportation Domestic Flight as per itinerary
Accomodation 3***Hotel in Kathmandu and Lodge/Tea House during the trek
Starts at Lukla
Ends at lukla
Trip route lukla-NamcheBazzar -Everest Base Camp -Lukla
Cost USD 0 per person



Everest Base Camp Short Trek in Nepal is the challenging way to conquer the base camp of the world's tallest mountain Mt. Everest. Lots of people have the wish to leave the footprints at the Everest Base Camp. However, people might not get the vacation required for the regular Everest Base Camp Trek. Therefore, Nepal Adventure Pilgrimage Treks & Expeditions knitted the best itinerary for the trekkers. You can complete the trekking in just 10 Days.

Even if the trekking lasts for 10 days, trekkers can do the trekking safely without the risk of the altitude sickness. Our travel planners are highly competitive as they have been knitting itineraries for more than 20 years in the field of Nepal Trekking.

Everest Base Camp Short Trek Itinerary Overview

The itinerary of Everest Base Camp Short Trek in Nepal is designed after lots of research. There are no extra days for the acclimatization activities. However, our planners always keep the safety of the trekkers. Therefore, even if there are no acclimatization rest days, trekkers have to do the activities. The major key to get the proper acclimatization in the high altitude is to travel to the high altitude destination and staying overnight at the low altitude.

As for example, the first acclimatization in the regular Everest Base Camp Trek in Nepal is at Namche Bazaar. Trekkers have to do the hike of Everest View Hotel (3800 m). During Everest Base Camp Short Trek, trekkers reach the Everest View Hotel on the day they arrive Namche Bazaar. After visiting the hotel they will return back to Namche Bazaar for overnight stay.

In Dingboche, Nagarshan Hill (5100 m) is used for the acclimatization. Therefore, trekkers will hike the hill after lunch in Dingboche. In our itinerary, trekkers will reach the Dingboche from Pangboche for lunch. Therefore, they will be able to do the acclimatization in order to make the trip altitude friendly.

Other adventurous trekking packages in Nepal

We have a wide range of treks, tours, and expedition packages in Nepal that lets you explore the mainstream trekking routes to the isolated, offbeat trails and the hidden corners. 

In the Everest region itself, we have quite a range of trekking and climbing packages available, like the Gokyo Lakes trek, Everest Panorama trek, Everest Three High Passes trek, Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour, etc. 

Likewise, here are some other hand-picked trekking packages for you in Nepal- Langtang Valley trek, Annapurna Circuit trek, Manaslu Circuit trek, Mardi Himal trek, Khopra Danda trek, Upper Mustang trek, Ghorepani Poon Hill trek, and Langtang Gosaikunda trek.

Feel free to contact us at npilgrimage@gmail.com or +977 9851267334 if you have any queries. Our itineraries are flexible, so you can tailor design any package with us as per your requirements. 

Sunrise from Kalapathar & Everest Base Camp

Leave your footprints at the Everest Base Camp (5364 m) and witness the gorgeous sunrise from 5545 m from the sea level which is Kalapathar. Trekkers can get the sight of the mountains like Pumori, Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Amadablam, Mera, etc. This is the joyous event.

Book the Everest Base Camp Short Trek in Nepal with us. You can explore the majestic Khumbu region of Nepal in style. In just 10 days, explore Nepal's epitome of all the trekking destinations. 

Difficulty level of Everest Base Camp Short Trek

The trail is moderate if planned well. Nepal Adventure Pilgrimage Treks always knits the best itinerary for our valued clients. Our itinerary is prepared by the travel planners having 2 decades of experience in the field of Nepal Trekking. It ensures the high success rate.

Trekkers reach as high as 5545 m (Kalapathar) during the trek. The maximum change in the altitude is about 300 m – 450 m. Gradual ascent, sound planning and proper acclimatization activities make it worth trying without the fear of altitude sickness.

The trail after Lobuche is through rocky terrain and moraines which are difficult but other places are smooth. The trail is organized and has numerous amenities for the support of the trekkers. Therefore, the current status of the trail cannot be termed as difficult but it is moderate.

Accommodation and Meal

Everest region of Nepal is sumptuous. There are plethora of teahouses and lodges. As the number of trekkers in the region is high there are different styles of accommodation. One can get the varieties of the services according to the budget.

Until the trekkers reach the Tengboche there are high choices ranging from luxury to basic lodging. However, beyond Tengboche every trekker has to stay in the limited teahouses. As the altitude rise the lodging facility becomes more basic. However, there are new teahouses with attached bathroom and free internet which was earlier needed to pay.

Regarding the meals’ availability there are numerous menu choices. The agency however recommends you to have soupy and basic food along with plenty of water. There are various cuisines which you can order for the meal like continental, Chinese, local and Indian. Heed the instructions of the trekking guide while choosing the menu items as you might end up paying high for the food items which are cheaper in city areas. The places are inaccessible and all the food items need to be carried either by helicopter or mule. Therefore, it is expensive. The best solution is to book the full board package so that your agency takes care of everything.

Side Trips To Everest Base Camp Short Trek 

There are numerous trekking routes that you can add along with your Everest Base Camp Trekking. The most famous one is the Everest Base Camp Chola Pass Trek. It takes trekkers to the blue turquoise lake valley of Gokyo once you cross the Chola Pass which is in between Lobuche and Gokyo.

Everest Three High Passes Trek, Renjo La Trek, Amadablam Base Camp Trek and Everest View Trek are few examples of side trips which you can do.

Current Trail Condition

Trail condition of Everest Base Camp Trail is absolute. It is very organized and untainted. There is no road accessibility which has resulted in mystic walking adventure. Most of the trekking trails of Nepal is being destroyed by the haphazard planning and road constructions. The best example is the Annapurna Circuit Trek. However, the EBC Trek trail is still intact. The local government and people have not allowed the road to be constructed beyond Lukla. Therefore, it is the best untainted walking trail of Nepal.

Best Time to Visit Everest Base Camp Short Trek

Nepal Trekking is possible throughout the year. However, the best window for the trekkers to visit Nepal for the walking holiday is spring and autumn season. During this season blooming flowers and clear make it fascinating for the trekkers.

Moreover, trekking is to have the perfect vista and clear weather. Months of March – May and September – November are relatively clearer. The chance of cancellation is very low. If you are planning to do the Everest Base Camp Trekking then these months are ideal choice. You can book the trekking according to your holiday plans though throughout the year.

Book the Everest Base Camp Short Trek in Nepal with us. You will be blessed by the mesmerizing mountain vistas and overwhelmed by the impeccable hospitality of our crew members. Come and join us to knit the legendary travel tale of your lifetime in the most affordable price.

What is the The weather condition in the Everest region?

Everest is the right place to trek all over the year. The people can trek in all seasons in the Mount Everest. The March to May and October to November are the most popular trekking months in Nepal. The Himalayan peak is the coldest region so you should avoid the monsoon and winter season to trek in the high altitude. During the winter days, the temperature will be below minus. On the monsoon season, the trekking routes are damaged by the rain. But you can able to trek in the Everest region on rainy days.

journey of Everest Base Camp Short Trek in Nepal is obviously a high altitude trail. Therefore, the risk of AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness) is the biggest factor which you can’t miss out. However, careful planning and expert guidance can help you overcome this sickness. Remember that even the locals can suffer from AMS. So, it is common for all regardless of their physical fitness level.

Our trekking guides help you gradually adapt to the altitude gain. It is essential to do acclimatization activities before heading to higher altitude. Don’t avoid Namche and Dingboche acclimatization breaks. Usually, altitude sickness starts from place above 3000 m. Everest trek starts from 2800 m. Therefore, you need to be very careful. Always heed the instructions of the guide and consume plenty of fluids and carbohydrate.

Trip Itinerary

Day 1 : Fly to Lukla (2804 meters) and trek to Monjo (2900 meters) 5 hours.

Wake up morning then heading to Airport for the 35 minute scenic flight to Tenzing and Hillary Airport at Lukla at 2804meters. After landing we have time to explore the village while our Sherpa crew sorts and loads our trekking equipment. Then we begin our trek by descending towards the Dudh Koshi River where we join the main trail to Namche Bazaar, located just above Chaunrikharka (2713m). The walking is easy and after passing through the small village of Ghat (2550m) it is a short walk to . Overnight at Monjo (2900 meters) Guesthouse.

Day 2 : Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m / 11,285ft); Hike to Everest View Hotel (3800 m); Overnight in Namche Bazaar

Immediately after reaching Namche Bazaar, trekkers will take the lunch and hike the Everest View Hotel. It helps in the proper acclimatization for the trekkers to get adjusted to the altitude. We don't have the acclimatization rest days but the activity takes place.

Day 3 : Trek from Namche to Pangboche (3985m) 6-7 Hours

Today we trek to Pangboche from Namche Bazaar.The trek continues along the rushing glacial waters of the Dudh Koshi with magnificent views of the mountains. We trek to an altitude of 3860 meters. On reaching Tengboche you will see the local monastery. Inside the monastery are incredibly ornate wall hangings, a 20-foot sculpture of Buddha, and the musical instruments and robes of the Lamas. The group will be taken to observe a prayer ceremony either in the evening or morning depending on how the day’s trekking went. Overnight at Guesthouse.

Day 4 : Trek from Pangboche to Dingboche (4,360m / 14,290ft); Hike Nagarshan Hill (5100 m)

Once we reach the Dingboche from Pangboche, we will do the hike of Nagarshan Hill. After reaching 5100 m, we will return back to Dingboche that is at an altitude of 4400 m. 

Day 5 : Trek from Dingboche (4,360m / 14,290ft) to Lobuche (4,930m / 16,175ft)

Having breakfast then heading to Lobuche.Today, the trail continues along the lateral moraine of the Khumbu Glacier and passes by stone memorials for climbers who have perished on nearby summits.We continue to climb as we are heading to the altitude of 4910 meters at Lobuche which is really just a few huts at the foot of giant Lobuche peak. Some breathing problems may arise today due to the altitude. Overnight at Guesthouse.

Day 6 : Trek to Everest Base Camp (5365 meters) then back to Gorak Shep (5180 meters). 7.30 hours.

Let’s experience the most adventurous day.Its a big and difficult day walk along the Khumbu Glacier and up to Everest Base Camp at 5365 meters, the closest you can get to Mt. Everest without mountaineering equipment. There will likely be a team about to attempt the summit. The view of the Khumbu Icefall from Base Camp is spectacular. We return back to Gorak Shep for the night. Overnight at Guesthouse.

Day 7 : Hike up to Kalapatthar (5555 meters) early in the morning and trek down to Periche (4200 meters). 7 hours.

Wake up early in the morning then hike to Kalapatthar. Most of morning in this day is spent climbing Mt. KalaPatthar, a small peak (by Himalayan standards) at 5555meters. The ascent is demanding but the climber gets the most magnificent mountain panorama: Everest, the highest point on the planet at 8848 meters, towers directly ahead and on all sides loom the other giants, Nuptse, Pumori, Chagatse, Lhotse and countless others. We make a quick descent to Gorak Shep, a tiny hamlet at 5180 meters then trek down to Periche. Overnight at Guesthouse.

Day 8 : Trek From Periche to Namche Bazaar (3441 meters) 5.30 hours

From Periche we take a slightly different route down to Orsho, then to Pangboche village. Here is the oldest monastery in the region which contains what is said to be the scalp and bones of a ‘Yeti’, or the abominable snowman. Leaving mountains behind us, our descent takes us through Tengboche Monastery at elevation of 3860 meters before continuing back to the town of Namche Bazaar at 3441 meters. We arrive back to Namche Bazaar in the afternoon. Overnight at Guesthouse.

Day 9 : Trek From Namche to Lukla 6-7 Hours

Having breakfast then heading to Lukla where the trek began, which will seem like a lifetime ago; enjoying time to reflect on the trek as a group and the personal achievement of all those who took part and also giving you time to explore the town. Overnight at Guesthouse.

Day 10 : Morning flight back to Kathmandu.

Enjoying your last glimpse of the mountains you have recently visited for one last time on the 35 minute scenic flight back to Kathmandu. On arrival in Kathmandu, we will transfer you hotel. Relaxing and buy souvenir. Overnight at Kathmandu.


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