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Everest Basecamp And Kalapathar Trek

Incomparable trekking route to the lap of Greatest Himalayas and Mt. Everest, Sherpa Villages and Cultures, Buddhist Monasteries/Stupa/ Chortens, High Himalayan Terrain, Picture perfect Lake and passes, Extensive Himalayan Flora and Fauna and above of all, the Frontal view of Mt. Everest(8848m)
  • Trip Code:EBA-TE02
  • Duration:16 Days
  • Trip Grade:Moderate To Challenging
  • Max. Altitude:5545m
  • Min. Altitude:2610m at Phakding, 2800m at Lukla
  • Trip Type:Tea House Lodge Trek + Tent Camping (As per the request)
  • Start Point:Lukla
  • End Point:Lukla

Major Highlights

  • Everest Base Camp (5364m)
  • Kalapathar Peak (5545m)
  • Holiest Tengboche Monastery
  • Himalayan Frontal Sights of Mt. Everest(8848m), Mt. Lhotse(8516m), Mt. Choyu(8201m), Mt. Makalu(8463m), Mt. Nuptse(7879m), Mt. Amadablam(6856m), Mt. Pumori, Mt. Khumbila, Mt. Thamserku, Mt. Cholatse, Mt. Kongde, Mt. Khangtega and Many more…
Max Elevation:

5545m at Kalapathar, Everest Base Camp (5364m)

Best Time:

Spring and autumn (Mid of September, October, November, March, April, May)


Alpine Mountains and Valleys/ Alpine Villages, Glaciers and Cold Places

Himalayan Sights:

Mt. Everest (8848.86m), Mt. Lhotse (8516m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8188M), Mt. Makalu (8481M), Mt. Nuptse (7861M), Mt. Amadablam (6812M), Mt. Pumori 7161M), Mt. Khumbila (5761M), Mt. Thamserku(6608M), Mt. Cholatse (6440M), Mt. Kongde6187M), Mt. Khangtega (6782M) and Many more…

Trip Overview

Everest Base Camp and Kalapathar trek is an excellent journey with time to marvel the beauty of the surrounding area and to merge in. Includes all the highlight of the Everest National Park including Namche Bazaar, Khumbu’s Sherpa capital, unmatched view point of Kalapatthar(5545m) and ever exciting Everest Base Camp which are extraordinary viewpoints for Nuptse, Everest, Lhotse.

Everest Base Camp and Kalapathar Trek is without doubt one of the most famous in the world that takes you into the heart of the Nepalese Himalaya, with inspiring views of many of the world’s highest and most beautiful mountains, Sherpa villages, home of the world’s highest Buddhist monasteries and the highest peaks on Earth”.

Trekking in the rich Buddhist culture, warm-friendly locals, traditional village, land of worlds heritage, high alpine valley’s in the shade of the giant peaks of ‘Mt. Everest.

This is commonly known as the Everest Highway. Walking through the sparsely scattered Sherpa villages, this high altitude trekking takes you to the heart of the Everest region. The Everest Base Camp is the sacred point from where the ultimate conquest begins and Kalapathar is the ultimate viewpoint of the Mt. Everest

This adventure begins with a sweeping scenic and unforgettable flight from Kathmandu to the mountain airstrip at Lukla and the trek starts from here. The trek follows many farm villages on route with awe-some views of the high snow capped peaks of the world, the incredible monastery at Tengboche is a photographer’s paradise With time for acclimatization en route and opportunity to climb to the highest spot at Kalapatthar (5545m) for the outstanding breathtaking panoramic views of peaks and its glacier including Mt. Everest at close distance.

Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival. Overnight in Kathmandu (1350m).
Day 02: Fly to Lukla (2840m). Trek to Phakding (2610m). Overnight stay at Phakding.
Day 03: Trek to Namche (3440m). Overnight.
Day 04: Acclimatization Day. Day trek to Everest View Point3800m), Khumjung. Overnight stay at Namche.
Day 05: Trek to Tengboche (3860m). Overnight.
Day 06: Trek to Dingboche (4300m). Overnight.
Day 07: Acclimatization Day. Day trek to Chhukung or Nagarjung Peak 5075m). Overnight stay at Dingboche.
Day 08: Trek to Lobuche (4930m). Overnight.
Day 09: Trek to Everest Base camp (5364m) Via Gorakhsep. Overnight at Gorakhsep (5170m).
Day 10: Climb Kalapathar (5545m), Trek down to Pheriche (4280m). Overnight stay at Pheriche.
Day 11: Trek to Tengboche. Overnight at Tengboche.
Day 12: Trek to Monju. Overnight at Monju.
Day 13: Trek to Lukla. Overnight at Lukla.
Day 14: Fly to Kathmandu. Rest and Overnight.
Day 15: Kathmandu Valley World Heritage Site Sightseeing tour. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 16: Final Departure with Beautiful Memories.

  • Traditional Welcome and Assistance upon arrival.
  • Arrival and departure transfer from/ to airport.
  • Kathmandu/Lukla/Kathmandu Flight Fare.
  • 3 nights stay at 4* Hotel in Kathmandu as per above On BB.
  • Farewell Dinner at Typical Nepalese Restaurant with cultural shows.
  • 13 Days tea house lodges during trek with 3 times a day meals as per the itinerary with Tea/coffee Break.
  • Kathmandu sightseeing tour as per the itinerary with licensed English/Native Speaking Guide.
  • Full Service of highly experienced English speaking trek guide with 1 porter for every 2 trekkers during trekking.
  • TIMS Card & National Park Fee Permit charge.
  • Souvenir
  • All personal nature expenses such as personal nature expenses such as tips/ donations, liquors, laundry etc.
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Your Personal, Travel, Health, Medical and Baggage Insurance
  • Emergency Medical Evacuation.
  • Your personal expenses.
  • Personal Trekking/Climbing Gears.
  • Hot Shower during the trekking.
  • Day bag, Waist Bag, wind Cheater, Down Jacket, Sleeping Bag during trekking.
  • All deserts Sweet things, chocolate, cake, pie, pudding during trek.
  • Gratuities and Tips
  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily get the visa upon your arrival at International Airport Kathmandu. You need 2 passport size photos)
  • Camera’s Battery Charge during the trek, Hot water Shower.
  • Any additional costs due to prolonged/postponement of trek - cancellation of flight, landslide, raining, and political problem et cetera which are beyond control of Everest Bodhi Adventures Holiday & Treks and its associates.
  • Refund as per the cancellation refund policy.

Detailed Itinerary

Arrive in Tribhuvan International airport, Kathmandu; Welcome, Greetings and Assistance by representative from Everest Bodhi Adventures Holiday & Treks, you'll be taken to your hotel. While in Kathmandu you will have time fascinating Buddhist and Hindu temples and shrines reflecting ancient local traditions are highlighted on our guided tour. There's time to explore the city's many charms on your own too.
Overnight in Kathmandu.

Breakfast and transfer to airport for flight to Lukla (2,840 m). Arrive Lukla after 45 minutes flight and meet with our porters & Sherpa teams. We trek downhill from Lukla to Phakding (4 hours trek) beside the Dudhkoshi River. Arrive Phakding (2610m) and overnight at Tea House lodge.

Breakfast, then trek to Namche also called Sherpa capital. Trek will take you approx 6 hours. The trail climbs gradually following the river and enters the Everest National Park at Jorsalle, Then crosses the two river confluences one come from Thame and another from Namche. Place is with two spectacular high suspension .By crossing bridge will lead us to steep trek which will ultimately take us to Sherpa Capital Namche bazar(3440m). Tea break, Lunch will be served en-route. Dinner and Overnight at the Lodge.

Free day at Namche bazar. Day time can be hiked to Everest View lodge (3,800 m) – approx 3/4 hours walk. Also visit famous Khumjung village. Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be served at the Lodge.

The walk today is spectacular in terms of scenery, relatively easy day of trekking except feels tough on the uphill section while finally reaching Tengboche.

This main trail out of Namche heads in a northwesterly direction climbing steeply out of the town to a ridge crest where a wonderful view of Everest, Lhotse and Amadablam is revealed. High as above from river canal, continue trek will take us to small village settlement Kyangjuma. One can find the displays of various local art and crafts, yak bells, jewels to buy for the interested trekkers to take them home. Crossing suspension bridge over Imja River will take us to Our Lunch place located on the base of long ridge of Tengboche.

Trek from here is steep, heading to the top the ridge of Tengboche. Famous because of its Famous Tengboche Monastery which is one of the oldest and biggest in the area. Place is perfect ground for Everest/Lhotse massif view and Range of Amadablam. Further 20 minutes downhill walk through the dense forest, once can find place called Dibuche. Our Overnight Place for the day.

Breakfast And 3hrs Trek Of River Crossing And Climbing Up
will take us to beautiful village Pangboche. Tea/coffee break will be exhaustion relieving. Further hour trek will bring us at the place called Somare -our lunch place.
From here another 2/3hrs gentle walk take us to Dingboche (4,300 m). Overnight at Tea house lodge.

Today is the free day for the acclimatization. They can hike Famous Nangkartshang peak (5070m) where Dingboche resides or even they can walk to Chhukung toward Imja Valley.

Hiking above five thousand meter and sleeping at Dingboche will be good acclimatization act for the better further trek to avoid Altitude sickness.

Trek to Lobuche (4,930 m) will give us the closest feels of Everest till now with glimpses of Khumbu Glacier and spectacular view point memorial ground.
From Lobuche, once can see Mt. Lhotse and other mountain of golden color in the morning/evening hit by Sunrise and Sunset with thousand of stars spreading throughout the sky during clear nights.

Our Trek began for Gorakhsep (5170m) after having breakfast along with Khumbu Glacier on our right hand side. While continuing our trek, have to cross many small segments of Glaciers with fully rocky ways for the final reaching of Gorakhsep. Gorakhsep is formally. Settled on the base of Kalapathar, Gorakhsep once was a yak herding meadow during the summer and it is the last point of permanent settlement.
We trek further from Gorakhsep once our backpack is placed in the hotel at Gorakhsep. We trek through numerous tiny ridge crests at the beginning and on the Khumbu glacier during the final hikes to reach Base Camp. Base camp is on above the Khumbu glacier so it changes its location every year. Even though place is noticeable every time because of its flags put by earlier trekkers. Hour time is perfect for photographs and resting. Overnight Stay at Gorakhsep.

Early morning climb Kalapatthar (5,545 m). Some may feels this two hrs steep trek bit a challenging at the ends but the view seen from here will be finest and exhaustion relieving.
Kalapatthar is the closest and best place to observe best view of highest mountain ranges, Mt. Everest (8848.86m), Mt. Lhotse (8516m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8188M), Mt. Nuptse (7861M), Mt. Amadablam (6812M), Mt. Pumori 7161M), Thamserku(6608M), Mt. Cholatse (6440M), Mt. Kongde6187M), Mt. Khangtega (6782M) and Many more…

Trek back to Gorakhsep. We will have breakfast and descend down for Pheriche (4,280M) passing even down from Lobuche. Pheriche is the perfect ground for Star Showering in the sky at night and Yaks at their grazing form. Overnight at Tea house Lodge at Pheriche.

Our Day will be bit easier as we trek downhill passing through Pangboche. Also we can see aside small but remarkable stupa on the way further down leading to the river. Hour up trek will end us to today’s Overnight place Tengboche.

We trek downhill to the river crossing bridge and again ascend to halfway of the hill. Once up, gentle and sturdy path leads toward Namche. We further go down to the place called Monju (2800m), our overnight place for the day.

Breakfast and start trek to Lukla. Today trek will be short, easy and small ascending. Once reached, relaxed at some of the local bars. Overnight.

Early morning walk to airport for flight to Kathmandu Arrive Kathmandu and check into hotel. Late afternoon visit Pashupatinath temple. Overnight at hotel.

After breakfast, we'll visit
Pashupatinath temple – regarded as the most sacred temple of Hindu Lord Shiva in the world with its astonishing architectural beauty, stands as a symbol of faith, religion, culture and tradition.

Swayambhunath Stupa –The Most Enigmatic Holy Shrine situated on the top of a hill, west of Kathmandu, is one of the most popular, holy and instantly recognizable symbols of Nepal. The temple is colloquially known as the 'monkey temple' because of the large tribe of roving monkeys who guard the temple.
Kathmandu Durbar Square Listed as one of the eight Cultural World Heritage site by UNESCO, famous for Living Goddess Kumari, is a cluster of ancient temples, palaces, courtyards and streets that date back to the 12th and 18th centuries.

The square is known to be the social, religious and urban focal point of the capital city. The palace complex was the royal Nepalese residence until the 19th century and is the site of important ceremonies, such as the coronation of the Nepalese Monarchy.

Evening Special Farewell Dinner with Typical Cultural Shows. Overnight Stay in Kathmandu.

Today you are free until transferred to International airport for onward flight.

Important Note:

Above rates are net, non-commissionable and on per person twin Sharing basis.
Above rates are inclusive of Government Taxes.
The above Rates are Valid Till Dec 2023.

While travelling with Everest Bodhi Adventures Holiday & Treks, your safety is of apex concern and Priority. Please note that your leader has authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is unavoidable necessary due to safety concerns. Every Priority effort will be made to keep up on the above itinerary; however, since this adventure involves travelling in remote mountainous regions, we cannot guarantee that we will not deviate from it. Weather conditions, health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters et cetera, all can contribute to changes in the itinerary. The Leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required.

Why Everest Bodhi Adventures?

We are the trekking and tour company based and handled basically from Kathmandu we have USA representative for your urgent queries and assistance. We are the team of tourism experts and professionals, have been contributing the Nepalese Treks and tourism industry for more than 13 Years.

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