Everest Base Camp Trek - 15 Days

Everest Base Camp Trek
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Conquering the height of Mt. Everest might not be possible for everyone; however, trekking to its base camp can still be an epic adventure. The WALK, all the way from Lukla to the Everest Base Camp isn’t about what to explore, but how much you can explore. This little world of mountains offers splendid views of mountains, including Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu and Cho Oyu standing proud and tall; diverse flora and fauna in the Sagarmanth National Park and the unique culture, tradition, rituals and the lifestyle of Sherpa people – just a few to be named.

Moreover, a well developed trekking trail, offering plenty of facilities for accommodation and meal, height of Kala Patthar and the unforgettable Sherpa hospitality makes Everest Base Camp trek a perfect getaway  and a dream vacation for most of the avid trekkers around the globe.

 15 Days Everest Base Camp trek  by Rapture Trekking and Expedition is a standard package that ensures the benefit of the full board (meal and accommodation) during the trek and bed and breakfast in Kathmandu at 3* standard hotel, English speaking guide and a free map. This package also includes a day tour of UNESCO World heritage site in Kathmandu. However, the package can be customized to your requirements, budget and departure date (guaranteed departure on every chosen date). Come in a group and enjoy special group discounts!

Trip Includes:

  • Airport Pick-up and Drop-off service by a private vehicle
  • 3 nights twin-sharing accommodation in Kathmandu at (3*Boutique Hotel) with breakfast
  • Full day guided city tour in Kathmandu (Day 2) by a private vehicle
  • Welcome and farewell dinner at one of the typical Nepalese restaurants with traditional, ethnic music and dance
  • Airport transfer for domestic flight
  • Sagarmatha National Park entrance permit and TIMS (Trekkers security Card) permit
  • Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flight tickets and departure tax
  • Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trek
  • All accommodations on a trek (Lodge/Tea house)
  • 5 hot showers (Attached bathroom) while on a trek
  • Fresh seasonable fruits after every dinner (while on a trek)
  • Tea/Coffee (Served in a cup only)
  • Purified drinking water (medicated safe to drink) during the trek as much as you need
  • Government licensed and well trained English speaking guide and his entire expenses
  • Porters (One porter for each 2 members) and his entire expenses
  • Insurance of Guide and Porter
  • All required local and government taxes
  • Down jackets and sleeping bags (if required)
  • Rapture duffel bag, Amigo Trekking T- Shirt & Trekking route map (As a souvenir)
  • Adventure certificate (after completion the trek)
  • First Aid service (Basic)
  • Oximeter - To determine your oxygen level

Note: Let us know if we are lucky to celebrate your birthday during your holiday so that we will do our best to make it a truly memorable day in the himalayas.

Trip Excludes:

  • Nepal arrival visa (USD25 for 15 days and USD40 for 30 days in Cash)
  • Meals in the city except breakfast and other mentioned special dinner
  • Personal expenses like all kinds of drinks including mineral water, alcohol and soft beverages
  • Extra Hot showers, Wi-Fi & battery charging while on a trek
  • Extra baggage excess while flying to Lukla (only 15 kg included)
  • Extra porter if you required (it cost USD20 per day)
  • Monument entrance fees while on a tour in Kathmandu (aprox  USD26 per person)
  • Your travel insurance that covers Helicopter evacuation
  • Any other extended trips and accommodation
  • Tipping to staff (as an appreciation)

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)

Day 02: Kathmandu Valley sightseeing and trek preparation (1,300m/4,264ft)

Day 03: Kathmandu-Lukla-Phakding (2,652m/8,700ft) (30-35 minute flight and 4 hours walk)

Day 04: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,283ft),(5-6 hours walk)

Day 05: Namche Bazaar- a day for acclimatization

Day 06: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,867m/12,684ft) (5 hours walk)

Day 07: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4,358m/14,295ft) (5-6 hours)

Day 08: 2nd Acclimatization Day of the trek - Dingboche (4,360m/14,300ft)

Day 09: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4,928m/16,164ft) (5 hours walk)

Day 10: Trek to Gorak Shep-Everest Base Camp- Gorak Shep (5,320/17,450EBC) /(5,160m/16,929 Gorekshep) (7-8 hours)

Day 11: Hike to Kala Pattar-Pheriche (5,550m/18,204ft Kala Pattar)/ (4,358m/14,295ft Pheriche) (7-8 hours)

Day 12: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,400m/11,283ft) (7-8 hours)

Day 13: Trek to Lukla (2,652m/8,700ft) (7-8 hours)

Day 14: Fly back to Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)

Day 15: Farewell Day

Day 1
Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)

Raputre family heartily welcomes you to Nepal. Upon your arrival to Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), you will be greeted by one of our company representatives who will further escort you to the 3* Standard hotel located in the tourist hub of Thamel. Later that day (if possible) or the following day, a meeting is scheduled at our head office to brief you the details of your upcoming trek. Here, you will also be introduced to your trekking guides and Sherpas. If your flight arrives on time, we will also take you to one of the most popular local restaurants where you can enjoy Nepali food along with cultural music and ethnic dance. On request, this scheduled dinner can also be postponed to the following day (as per your convenience).

Meals included: Dinner

(Highlights of the day: Nepali food, Cultural music and Ethnic dance.)

Day 2
Day 02 : Kathmandu Valley sightseeing and trek preparation (1,300m/4,264ft)

The capital, Kathmandu valley itself, is a big storehouse of exclusive natural, cultural and historical sites. Therefore, today, we take you on a few hour tours to the major attractions of Kathmandu valley. After spending few hours observing these wonderful sites, we again meet for a few hours to finalize your clothing and trekking gears (down jacket, trekking boots, sleeping bags etc.) required during the trek. The night will be spent at a hotel in Kathmandu.

Meals included: Breakfast

(Highlights of the day: World Heritage sites like Kathmandu Durbar Square (a historical structure offering architectural wonders), the Pashupatinath temple (a Hindu shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva- lord possessing the power of destruction), Swyambhunath and Boudhanath (a Buddhist shrine dedicated to Lord Buddha- Light of Asia.

Optional site:Another World Heritage site ‘Patan Durbar Square’ along with other historical masterpieces like Mahabouddha Temple, Krishna Temple, Golden Temple and Kumbeshwor Temple.)

Day 3
Day 03: Kathmandu-Lukla-Phakding (2,652m/8,700ft) (30-35 minute flight and 4 hours walk)

Early in the morning, we will be escorted to the domestic terminal of Kathmandu airport to board our flight to Lukla (2,800m). It will approximately take 30-35 min to reach Tenzing-Hillary Airport at Lukla - a gateway destination. If the day is clear, you can enjoy the view of the terrain. On reaching Lukla Airport, you will be introduced to other trekking members awaiting your arrival and this is followed by breakfast at the lodge. Here, the luggage is prepared for the Porters. Shortly after this, a walk towards Bhaisekharka begins through the stone paved trails where you make your way through plenty of prayer rocks while still enjoying the flourishing village of Lukla. Here you can capture some of the most beautiful rural scenes on the entire trek. This first and short hike is specifically designed for the purpose of acclimatization. However, on reaching Phakding also known as the lodge-city, you can freshen up and take a trip to nearby Monasteries (on the west side of the river and half-a-hour from the main part of Phakding. This night will be spent in one of the lodges in Phakding.

Trekking Distance: 8 Km

Meals included: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

(Highlights of the day: Wonderful aerial view of the terrain from the plane, colorful Lukla village, ‘Mani’ prayer rocks, Phakding village and ‘Gompas’ monasteries, downhill and flat trail)

Day 4
Day 04: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,283ft),(5-6 hours walk)

After having breakfast at your lodge in Phakding, the trail leads you towards the first suspension bridge of the trek and easy uphill through the settlement of Zapute, Toktok, Benkar, Chumoa to Monju, which is also a gateway to Sagarmatha National Park. Between Phakding and Monju you can enjoy small tea houses and shops. After short National Park formalities at the entrance to the park, the trail drops steeply to the long suspension bridge built across the Dudh Koshi River. We further cross another suspension bridge and continue the walk to the high Hillary Bridge at the bottom of the hill. After the bridge, the trail leads you uphill to Namche Bazaar- a gateway to Mt. Everest. This uphill trail will give you the first great view of Mt. Everest that is hidden behind Lhotse-Nuptse and other peaks like Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Kusum Khangru. The night will be spent in a lodge in Namche Bazaar.

Trekking Distance: 10 Km

Meals included: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

(Highlights of the day: small settlements like Zapute, Toktok, Benkar, Chumoa and Monju, Sagarmatha National Park, small tea houses and shops, suspension bridges, steep trail, Namche Bazaar and the very first view of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse and Mt. Kusum Khangru.)

On our trip you are able to schedule your own departure dates. We are able to depart our trip every day at no extra cost . So kindly choose your own date as per your convenient. Contact us to schedule your own departure day.

1 People (per pax)

  • $1400
  • Pay $200 Now & $1200 on arrival

2-7 People (per pax)

  • $1350
  • Pay $200 Now & $1150 On arrival

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Price From USD$1,500 USD$1,300/person
1,300
Total $ 1,300 USD