15 days,Kathmandu to Kathmandu

Trek to Everest Base Camp, conquer high passes and glaciers, experience Sherpa villages and panoramic views, meet locals during teahouse stays.

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Everest is more than a mountain and the journey to its base camp is more than just a trek. Along a route dubbed by some as "the steps to heaven," every bend in the trail provides another photo opportunity – beautiful forests, Sherpa villages, glacial moraines and foothills. For active adventurers not afraid to break a sweat, our full trekking support staff will bring you close to local cultures before opening a window to the top of the world.

What's Included

  • English-speaking local guide and assistants for the Everest Base Camp trek
  • Porters included on the trek
  • Trekking to Everest Base Camp
  • Internal flights
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • No included meals. (Allow USD420-550 for meals not included.)
  • Plane, bus, walking.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, trekking support staff.
  • Small group experience; Max 14, Avg 10
  • Hotels/guesthouses (2 nts), teahouse lodges (12 nts).
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Day 1Kathmandu

Arrive in Kathmandu at any time.

Day 2Kathmandu/Phakding

Mountain flight to Lukla, trek to Phakding.

Day 3Phakding/Namche Bazaar

Spend two nights in Namche acclimatising for the trek.

Day 4Namche Bazaar

An acclimatisation day allows for an excursion to Thame and Khumjung, the green village.

Day 5Namche Bazaar/Thyāngboche

Set out on a 6–7 hr trek through woods and rhododendron forests before arriving in Tengboche.

Day 6Thyāngboche/Dingboche

Trek to Dingboche where we have time to acclimatize.

Day 7Dingboche

This is an acclimatisation day. Opt to hike to Chhukung or Nagarzhang Peak.

Day 8Dingboche/Lobuche

Hike along the Khumbu Glacier to reach Lobuche, which has spectacular views of Nuptse.

Day 9Lobuche/Gorak Shep

Today includes a challenging climb past the Khumbu Glacier, arriving in Nuptse. We'll cross the Changri Glacier to Gorakshep, and then enjoy the highlight of reaching Everest Base Camp.

Day 10Gorak Shep/Pheriche

Enjoy an early morning trek to Kala Pattar for sunrise views of Everest. Descend to Pheriche.

Day 11Pheriche/Thyāngboche

Descend through Pangboche, with its great gompa, to Tengboche.

Day 12Thyāngboche/Monjo

Continue our descent, staying in the small village of Monjo for the evening.

Day 13Monjo/Lukla

The final day of our trek takes us back to Lukla, where we have a chance to relax after the rigorous adventure we just undertook.

Day 14Lukla/Kathmandu

Fly to Kathmandu.

Day 15Kathmandu

Depart at any time.

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