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Everest Base Camp short Trek Nepal Adventure Pilgrimage Trek
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Max. elevation
5545 m / 18192 ft
Group size
1-20
Level
Moderate
Transportation
Private Transportation Domestic Flight as per itinerary
Best season
March-May-September- November
Starts at / Ends at
Lukla / lukla
Accommodation
3***Hotel in Kathmandu and Lodge/Tea House during the trek
Meals
Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals during the trek
Trip route
lukla-NamcheBazzar -Everest Base Camp -Lukla

Highlights

  • Opportunity to leave the footprints at the base camp of World’s Tallest Mountain Mt. Everest
  • Over 2 dozens of Mountains Vistas including 3 eight thousands meter height mountains (Lhotse, Choyou & Everest)
  • The visit of various Sherpa villages provides the chance to witness the legendary mountaineering experts’ usual lifestyle.
  • Temperate to Tundra Vegetation – The trail offers trekkers the experience of 3 different forests styles. Trekkers traverse through temperate, sub alpine, alpine and tundra vegetation belt.
  • Rivers & Suspension Bridges – There are numerous glacial rivers and streams along the trail. More than 8 suspension bridges are on the trail including the iconic Larpchen Bridge nearby Namche Bazaar. The crossing of these bridges offers the unique thrill.
  • Highest Altitude Hotel (Everest View Hotel) and High Altitude town (Namche Bazaar) – The chance to explore the vibrant town up in the Himalayas at about 3440 m and the highest altitude hotel is definitely worth visiting and one of the highlight of the trip.
  • Tengboche monastery and pagodas are also the highlight of the trail apart from mountains.

Overview

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.

Important Note

We try to depart on the scheduled itinerary, we cannot promise to guarantee fixed departure only in case of flight cancellation, delays. we request you to plan out an extra few days in case the weather does not stay in our favor.  Since your safety is our uttermost priority, we also request you to follow your team leaders and your guides’ since they are trained and experienced in this particular area. We can arrange to occupy your day with adventures and exploration activities to utilize the day.

The weather condition in the Himalayas is also subject to change which can be an obstruction during your travels. Since obstacles are unpredictable, Nepal Adventure pilgrimage Treks & Expedition facilitates our customers to arrange helicopter service if needed (at extra cost). We can arrange helicopter service during the time of flight delays/ cancellation and during personal preferences.  Since helicopters can fly in arduous circumstances compared to airplanes.

Trip Itinerary

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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Includes

  • Domestic flight tickets (Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu) and airport departure taxes
  • All standard meals (9 lunches, 9 dinners, and 10 breakfasts) during the trek
  • Government licensed English-speaking trek leader. For more than 12 trekkers, 1 assistant guide.
  • Porter to help trekkers luggage. 2 trekkers will share 1 porter, Max weight limit for a porter- 18 kg (9 kg per trekker, weight limit). You can store non essential items in your hotel or at the DWT store.
  • Covers guides' and porters' wages, their meals, insurance, lodging, transportation, flight, and other necessary equipment
  • Water purification tablets for safe drinking water
  • Sagarmatha National Park entry permit fee
  • All ground transport in a private vehicle,including airport transfers
  • Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality fees
  • fresh fruits every day After the Dinner 
  • 2 Night3***Hotel in Kathmandu 1Night Before the trek and 1night after the trek
  • All government, local taxes, and official expenses
  • Assistance in arranging rescue operations in case of complicated health conditions (funded by travel insurance)
  • Souvenirs - company's T-shirt 
  • Nepal Adventure Pilgrimage Trekking’s Appreciation Certificate after the successful trek
  • Farewell dinner at the end of the trek

Doesn't Include

  • Nepal visa fee: Nepal entry visa : US$ 40 or equivalent foreign currency for 30 days
  • International Airfare
  • accommodation at Kathmandu
  • Entrance fee during the sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • Travel & Health Insurance – Emergency Helicopter Rescue Insurance (Most recommended)
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Tip for the Guide and Porters
  • Any alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, boiled & mineral water, beverages etc during the trek.
  • Tips for trekking & other employed staffs.
  • Hot shower, battery charges (available in trek with extra cost or free in some lodges).
  • Any other cost, which is not mentioned in cost includes items 
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Amazing experience Short Everest Base Camp Trek

Great tour, great guide. I decided to do the Short Everest Base Camp Trek spontaneously and booked a night before leaving the next day. Our guide Anil picked us up from the airport and took care of everything. He made me feel comfortable and safe. We had a lot of fun and a great time. The landscape was amazing even though it was really cold at night it was worth it. Always again! Please If you go to Nepal lets keep the service with Nepal Adventure Pilgrimage Trek Thanks again! Recommend.

Alain
Alain
France
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Equipment List

This Trek requires preparations and checklists of gears & equipment needed for the journey. It is always best to carry the essential clothing and accessories for the entire trek. We understand that you have your own preference for clothing but we recommend you to consult us before packing.

Head

  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Winter hat or insulating hat or wide-brimmed hat
  • Headlight with extra batteries

Face

  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglass with UV protection
  • Face/body wipes

Hands

  • Lightweight gloves
  • Heavyweight winter gloves

Body

  • Hiking shirts
  • Long-sleeved shirt
  • Hooded rain jacket
  • Fleece jacket
  • Lightweight cotton pants
  • T-Shirt (bring Lightweight wool)
  • Polypropylene underwear
  • Down jacket (available for rent in Kathmandu)
  • Sweater
  • Waterproof jacket and pants

Footwear

  • Hiking Boots
  • Thick wool socks (take an extra pair of thick light socks)
  • Essential gear
  • Backpack or daypack (Size depends on whether you take a porter or not).
  • Thermal bottle
  • Water purification
  • Trekking pole
  • Sleeping bag (-15 bag is best in high altitude trekking)

Toiletries

  • Medium size drying towel
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Deodorant floss
  • Biodegradable bar soap
  • Nail clippers
  • Small mirror
  • Personal accessories
  • Money
  • Watch
  • Cell phone
  • Camera

Extra items

  • First aid kit
  • Extra passport photos and photocopies of passport
  • Notebook and pen
  • Binoculars

Frequently Asked Questions

You can easily get your visa at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu. You need to have a passport size photo along with the original passport.

Yes, it is safe in Nepal. Over the past 10 years, Nepal has become the top traveling destinations in the world.

Spring and autumn are the best seasons to visit Nepal. According to data, Lots of travelers want to visit Nepal in September, October, March, and April.

It depends upon the routes that you are traveling. Teahouse has commonly used accommodation during the trek.

You can get the shower services but you have to pay. So, it’s up to your choice how many times you want.


Dal and Bhat is a commonly used food that Nepalese used. Besides that, you can find basic restaurant items like Momo, Chowmin, Noodle, and fried rice.


Yes, you can hire a guide and porter for your trek. An experienced guide can charge a high amount of cost for their service.

You can get communication facilities in lots of places during the trek. You can get wifi services for enjoyment.

Our guide can speak English, Chinese, Spanish, Hindi, and many more.

You must have insurance. if you get sick, accidents, loss of your bags or luggage even missing flights it will help to recover.

Yes, you will get the airport pick up and drop off services available. Our airport representatives will receive you at the airport and transfer you at the hotel in Thamel. Evening is free for you to explore the eateries and bars of the area. Our office will complete all your trekking formalities. Overnight in Hotel

Accommodation in Everest Base Camp Trek is in teahouse or lodge. In some places trekkers can get the attached bathroom but most of the time the room is in the general category and have common bathroom without private attached. 

Hot shower is subjected to be paid extra. However, in some teahouses you can get free shower. But remember to consult with your guide before doing the shower

It is up to you to decide to do the trekking of your liking. Private or Group Trekking, the level of the services and the hospitality we provide is same. Therefore, choose according to your liking. 

Yes, it is attainable by children but before the trek please mention the age of the trekkers to our travel planners so that we can amend the itinerary. For the children below 18 years old, it is recommended to have the guardian. However, we can arrange the trek or tour for kids too on the basis and guidance of their guardians


We can avoid the altitude sickness during the trek by following the instructions of the guide. You have to walk uphill or higher altitude slowly and uniformly. Please remember to have plenty of fluids either water or soupy food. Proper acclimatization in your itinerary can also help you avoid the altitude sickness. 


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