Our Short Everest Base camp trek package is designed for those trekkers who they do have short time frame but would like to step in Everest Base camp. This 10 days Everest Base cam trek is suitable for those trekkers who they are also fit and have some experience for the trek.
This short Everest base camp trek also offer the best view of Mount Everest, other attractions like Kala Patthar (5,545m), Sagarmatha National Park, view of three additional towering peaks (Mt Makalu, Mt. Lhotse and Mt. Cho Oyu) as well as trekkers can explore the unique cultural of Sherpa along the Short Everest Base camp Trek. Namche Bazaar, Phakding, Tengboche and Dingboche are also the main attraction of this short Everest base camp Trek.
Summery of Short Everest base camp trek
The trek begins with a 30-45 min scenic flight to Lukla in the Khumbu Everest region. Walking pass the Sherpa settlements, you will enter the Sagarmatha National Park and Namche Bazaar, the commercial and trading center in the Khumbu region. You will also trek to Kalapathar, the highest point of the trek which has the most magnificent view of Mt. Everest. You will retrace the EBC trekking trail back to the Lukla airport and fly out to Kathmandu.
Day 01: Kathmandu – Lukla and trek to Phakding 2,562m.
Morning flight to Lukla which is where all Everest treks begin. We walk on a trail that gradually descends to Cheplung village from where we get a glimpse of Mt. Khumbila, a sacred mountain which has never been climbed. From here, Overnight in Phakding.
Day 02: Phakding - Namche Bazaar (3,440 m, 10 km, ) 6 hours Guest house
Walk through the pine forests , The trail that goes north up the Benkar valley. Cross Dudh Koshi River and pass Chumoa and Monjo villages before reaching the entrance of the Everest National Park and crossing a suspension bridge, we pass Jorsale village, We ascend on a steep trail and reach Namche Bazaar which is probably the biggest town in the Everest region.
Day 03: Namche Bazzar - Tengboche (3,870m, 10km) 6 hours Guest house
The route to Tengboche is a spiritual one comprising of various monasteries and temples. You will be visiting Tengboche Monastery, the spiritual center of Khumbu situated at an elevation of 12,700ft. The trail heads through Kayangjuma towards Sansa and a Pine Forest before entering into Tengboche. You will spend the night in a local lodge.
Day 04: Tengboche - Dingboche (4,360m, 5-6 hrs, 8km) 6 hours Guest house
The hike to Dingboche is at an elevation of 14,000 ft. You will also be walking over a suspension bridge that gains its popularity from the spectacular view of the mountain, Ama Dablam. The valley will slowly begin to open up as you approach the confluence of the Lobuche River. A steep climb across the river will bring you to Dingboche. You will spend the night in a local lodge.
Day 05: Dingboche – Lobuche (4,940m, 4-5 hrs, 7 km) 5 hours Guest house
Lobuche lies at an elevation of 16,170ft. On the way to Lobuche you will pass by a number of stone memorials to honor climbers who failed in their attempt to make it to the peak of Mt. Everest. This route will also offer you views of Nuptse, Cholatse, Thamserku, and several other magnificent peaks. As the trail drops to the Khumbu Glacier moraine, you will gain the closest view of Khumbutse, Lingtren, Pumori and Mahalangur Himal. You will spend the night in a local lodge.
Day 06: Lobuche - Gorakshep - Everest Base Camp-Gorakshep- 8 hours Guest house
Lobuche - Gorakshep (5,160m) - Everest Base Camp (5,364m) Gorakshep (7-8 hrs, 15 km)
This is probably the most thrilling day of the trek. After lunch at Gorak Shep, you will hike up the notorious Khumbu icefall. From here, you will walk to the Everest Base Ccamp. You will spend an hour opr so exploring the camp side which is affluently gifted with natural scenic beauty. You will trek back to Ghorakshep, and spend the night in a local lodge there.
Day 07:Gorakshep - Kala Patthar ( - Pheriche 7.5 hours Guest house
Gorakshep - Kala Patthar (5,545m) - Pheriche (4,280m, 15km, 7-8 hrs)
Kalapathar ( 5555M) is the highest height you can gain in this trek. It is an excellent viewpoint of Mount Everest. Along with Everest, innumerable spectacular peaks are also visible from Kalapthar. From Kalapthar, you will walk down to Periche which lies and an elevation of 4280m and stay the night in a Guest House.
Day 08: Pheriche – Namche Bazaar (3,440m, 15km, 6-7 hrs) 7 hours Guest house
We descend through a hillside filled with rhododendron and juniper trees and cross a bridge over the Dudh Koshi River. The path eventually reaches Sansa from where we can enjoy views of Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Nuptse mountains.
Day 09: Namche Bazaar – Lukla (2,642m, 18km, 6-7 hrs) 6.5 hours
It is mostly a downhill trek on a trail alongside the Dudh Koshi River. We cross several suspension bridges, pass by several monasteries and villages before reaching Lukla.
Day 10: Lukla – Kathmandu (1,300m, 35 min flight).
You will take around 35 minutes an early morning flight to Kathmandu from Lukla. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your respective hotels.
Please let us know your flight information for pick up arrangements.
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