Trip Overview

The option to go via Jiri is the most traditional and earliest courses taken to EBC. The lowland of Jiri (1750m) to Phakding picks the classical way to EBC. The route used by the beforehand expedition groups to climb Everest. We will pass through the abundant alpine and rhododendron forests, rivers, waterfalls, monasteries, Gompas, Temples and local villages. We will be able to enjoy the warm hospitality of the indigenous, ethnic people of Nepal; namely the Tamang, Jirel, Rai, Brahmin, Chhetri, and Sherpas. This trek really does offer one of the best opportunities to see and experience the culture and festivals of the communities.

Jorsale, Namche Bazaar (3,440 m, 11,290 ft), Shyangbochee, few to name are vital attractions of this area.

Let your dream to elevation be embraced within a ground reality of Everest Base Camp (EBC, 5364m).

  • Start From Kathmandu
  • End At Kathmandu
  • Country Nepal
  • Duration 20 days
  • Best Season Sept-Dec, Feb-May

Activities

  • Nature
  • Culture
  • Trekking

Activity Level

  • Easy
  • Medium
  • Hard

Duration

20 days

Budget

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Itinerary

Our journey is maintained focusing Total Days of trip, distance, geography, and individual capable efforts. We will hike 4-8 hours per day. Each day hike is balanced with scheduled breakfast, launch, and dinner in pre destined hotel, Guest House, camp and locality.

Days Location Duration Altitude Overnight More
Day 1

Arrive at Kathmandu

Altitude 1300m At hotel

We will welcome  at the trivuwan airport then transfer  to hotel ,We will also provide a trek brief.

Day 2

Kathmandu sightseeing and preparation

At hotel

We can escort you to the major attractions in Kathmandu such as Durbar square, Pasupatinath, Soyamvunat. An evening you can check your trekking equipment’s. If you don’t have enough then you can buy or hire here.

Day 3

Kathmandu to Bhandar via Jiri

6-7 hours Altitude 1740m At guest house

6 to 7 hour bus ride with plenty of opportunity to view the magnificent scenery. There is also the option for private transfer.

Day 4

Bhandar to Sete

6-7 hours Altitude 2575m At guest house

Gradually descend to Kinja bazar. Following lunch we steadily ascend where the trek continues and finishes for the day at Sete.

Day 5

Sete to Junbesi

6-7 hours Altitude 2670m At guest house

After breakfast we ascend to Lamjura pass which takes us around 3 hours. After lunch we continue with a descent to Jumbesi  via the village of Taktor. Jumbesi is a large Tibetan village. Here we have the opportunity to see many local traditions such as the monastery and local shops

Day 6

Junbesi to Nunthala

6 hours Altitude 2220m At guest house

The first part of our walk today takes us up to Taksindu Dada, which we reach after around 3 hours. We then continue to descend to Nunthala.

Day 7

Nuthala to Bupsa

6 hours Altitude 2360m At guest house

We start off the day walking down to Dudha Kosi where we cross the river bridge and climb up to  Khorikhola  via  Jubing goun. After lunch we then continue to Bupsa.

Day 8

Bupsa to Sukre

5-6 hours Altitude 2290m At guest house

After our hearty breakfast, the first part of our day is a gradual climb up to Thame Dada. We then proceed to walk through the thick bamboo forest to reach Chheubas. We can decide where we will spend lunch. After Chheubas we gradually descend to Surke

Day 9

Surke to Phakding

4-5 hours Altitude 2652m At guest house

Today is a short day. We walk in total around 4 hours through Chauri Kharkha,  a well known local sherpa village. Most of the trail today is a gradual ascent up to Chuplung village, then  largely flat as we find our way into Phakding .

Day 10

Phakding to Namche Bazaar

5-6 hours Altitude 3440m At guest house

This is where we join the classical EBC route. After breakfast the trail leads us up to Monjo. After lunch we cross over the famous Hilary bridge (the new one), then ascend for another 3 hour into Namche Bazaar .If the weather is stay favourable it is here that you will have your first views of Mt. Everest.

Day 11

Acclimatization day at Namche

At guest house

Today is our rest day. After breakfast, we will hike in total for around 3 to 4 hours to a nearby Mt Everest viewpoint, located at 3740m. Here we will have stunning views of the Mt Everest range. You will also be able to see Tengboche monastery, the Sherpa museum as well as the local wildlife. We return to Namche Bazaar for lunch and the rest of afternoon is for you to do as you please. Namche offers the opportunity to stock up on any forgotten trekking items as well as sample the local market. You may also like to trek up to the nearby grass runway of the Namche airport.

Day 12

Namche to Tengboche

5-6 hours Altitude 3870m At guest house

The first part of our walk today leads us along the valley, gradually up to Kynjunma. We then descend into Phungi Thanga, where at the Dudhkosi river we cross on the suspension bridge. After lunch we ascend on the trail into Tengboche. Here we will another opportunity for great views of Mt Everest.

Day 13

Tengboche to Dingboche

5-6 hours Altitude 4360m At guest house

This morning, we hopefully will be blessed with a beautiful sunrise with the Mt Everest range providing the backdrop for a fantastic picture opportunity. After breakfast, we start our short walk down to Duhdh kosi river, followed by an ascent after lunch to  Dingboche  via the local village of Pangbuche.

Day 14

Acclimatization day

At guest house

After breakfast we will hike to Nagarjung view point  for some stunning views of the Amadablam range among others. We then return to the hotel where the rest of the day is for you to do as you please. It is important to rest during this day, as the next few days provide for a steep ascent to EVEREST BASE CAMP – our mission.

Day 15

Dingboche to Lobuche

4-5 hours Altitude 4940m At guest house

After a breakfast packed full of energy, we leave Dingboche and the trail leads us up to Dhukla.  There is a steep ascent after Dhukla for around one hour. We trek through the Dhukla pass, where we are able to see many memorials and statues dedicated to Everest climbers. After our lunch, the trail is gentle  up to Lobuche.

Day 16

Lobuche to Gorak Shep – Everest base camp -Gorak Shep

7-8 hours Gorak Shep 'altitude 5170m Everest base camp 'altitude 5364m At guest house

We set off in the morning where the trail winds its way up to Gorak Shep. Make sure you fill up at breakfast. At Gorak Shep we will leave most of our baggage and equipment. We will also take lunch here. After lunch, we will continue to trek up to basecamp (EBC), which will take around 4 hours, depending on our party. Once you reach basecamp we will spend around 30 to 40 minutes for you to truly sample and appreciate this wonderful place, after which we return to Gorak Shep around 2 hours  for our overnight stay

Day 17

Gorak Shep morning view at Kalaphattar and trek back to Pheriche

7-8 hours Kalapattar 'altitude 5545m and Pheriche 'altitude 4280m At guest house

We start our day with an early rise to walk to Kalapather and catch the fantastic sunrise. At Kalapather  we have stunning views of the Mt Everest range. We return to Gorak Shep for our breakfast. When we are refreshed and revived we begin our descent to Pheruche.

Day 18

Pheriche to Namche bazaar

5-6 hours Namche bazaar, altitude 3440m At guest house

Today, feeling the increase in oxygen and vitality, we descend through the same route we took up to EBC. We descend through Tengboche to finally stop at Namche Bazaar. We have the opportunity to decide where we will take lunch as well as several rest stops.

Day 19

Namche to Lukla

6-8 hours Lukla, altitude 2800m At guest house

This option assumes you will fly back to Kathmandu from Lukla. If you would rather not take the flight then please let us know so we can provide you with alternate options and an itinerary to suite. This route takes us back down through Phakding an don with a sharp ascent at the end into Lukla.

Day 20

Fly to Kathmandu

35 minutes At hotel

Take the short flight of around 35min to Kathmandu

Your trip is does not end. Once you have had time to settle back in Kathmandu, we will again meet each other as we invite you for evening dinner at the Nepali Chulo. The next day we will drop you off at the airport should you so wish where we will say our final farewell.

Customize Your Trip

Inclusions

-Airport peak and drop.

– Domestic flight to Kathmandu –Lukla – Kathmandu (Around flight)

– Three times meals a day on the trek (breakfast, lunch &, dinner)

-After each meal a cup of tea or coffee.

-Accommodation twin sharing base best place in town

– Experience English speaking guide.

 -porter. (Two people one porter) each porter carry 25kg .

-Everest national park entrance fee.

– Rural municipality entrance fee.

– Treated drinking water.

– All the Ground transportation.

– First aid kit.

Down jacket (refundable after trek (if needed only)

Duffle bag

– Last night dinner at nepali kitchen with cultural dance show.

– Nature explore t- shirt.

Exclusions

-Personal insurance

-International airfare

– Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.

-Trekking equipment

-All type of beverage

-Extra expenses like    internet, battery charge, hot shower, laundry during the trek.

-Tipping for staff.

FAQ

Nepal is renowned for consisting world’s climate. Himalayas, mountains and low land Terai lets you experience different climates with different altitudes. Nepal is rich is cultures, traditions, arts and architectures. Nepal is multi culture, multi religion, and multi language and multi ethnic country. Nepal offers century’s old monuments, palaces, buildings, statues and much other. To be true, Nepal is living legendry museum. Gigantic Himalayas, mountains, glaciers, appealing forestry, flowers, divine lakes, more than hundred local languages and cultural, divine lake and temple are few to mention, significance of Nepal.
We are a group of art compiled together. Our team is systematically organized. Our team has required knowledge, experience, and familiarity with the Himalayan Mountains, Nepal climates, cultures, and vegetations. Each member of the team is assigned to their specific responsibility. We prioritize every visitor as a team. We believe our success is in your gratification.
One must pay US $ 25 for 15 days single/multiple entry, US $40 for 30 days single/multiple entry, US $ 100 for 90 days single/multiple entry. Those individual passport holders from the member of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) do not need to pay visa fee for 30 days.
We will provide you manual, training and assist in the trekking. It is possible to travel. Our obligation is to ascertain the fine trek that suits your physical and mental capability, ambition and experiences.
During autumn (mid-September-November), Nepal’s weather gets highly pleasant and the mountains, hills, Himalaya’s beauty captivates any visitors. Spring season (march-may) is also a good time to visit Nepal. The temperature gets mildly warm in the lowlands and moderates in higher altitudes. On this very season, we can have abundance opportunity to view the dominant and brilliance attributes of mountains, blossom flowers like Nepal national flower Rhododendron that decorates the whole hills and forests with its pink, white and crimson affections. On winter (January-February) one can tour, have safari to lowland altitudes below 4000m. And on summer (June- August) one can experience rains shadows and light monsoon. You can choose any seasons to visit Nepal.
Yes, we assist in all domestic flights, international flights, hotel bookings and other services. However, we recommend you to arrange international flights from your native country
You cannot get insurance in Nepal. The insurance conditions for joining any of our tours includes protection against comprehensive investments that are likely to occur such as medical issues or accident that can include air ambulance and treatment costs. We do not arrange or sell insurance. Travel insurance assures your trip relaxation. Sickness, injury, emergency treatment and evacuation are important subject and matter in expeditions. Therefore, we highly recommend having travel insurance especially when you sign for the Himalayan glacier. Also, be careful when choosing insurance policy as some are special exceptions for adventure. Before taking insurance be sure that company has good knowledge of High Gran Tourism' (HGT) adventure itinerary you are going to carry out and is to your liking to cover all activities being undertaken in the tour. For like to cover emergency air ambulance rescue including medical costs if you are planning expedition in the Himalayas. You have to send your insurance certificate to us or you can carry with you when you come on the tour.
Indeed foods and water are hygienic in the lodges, camp, and hotels. We provide only hygienic foods prepared on lodges. Our team has a cook to assist you fresh and hygienic food on the trek and hike. Further, to assure ourselves we check goods and ingredients before preparing in the kitchen. Most of the local teahouse has simply trained but experienced cook. However, if you prefer well trained and 5-star class cook then we can arrange accordingly with additional cost. You will be provided boiled water or sealed water bottles in the lodges. You can also purify the water with tablets. On HGT’s camp, we will have technically and practically well trained and experienced guides, cook, kitchen staffs and porters. Varieties of food will be prepared which are hygienic and full of ingredients.
You can have both warm and light clothes of comfortable and casual styles as Nepal has a wide range of climates. Warm woolen clothes are required in mountain areas and cotton cloths in lower altitudes. You can even buy clothes in Nepal and we will assist you in what types of clothes to purchase.
Yes, we have ATM facilities mainly in cities like Kathmandu, Pokhara, Dharan and Butwal and other major as well in developed cities and community. In Nepal VISA, MASTERCARD and American Express are popularly accepted cards, both Debit and Credit cards are accepted.
Yes, we have tourist police situated near the Nepal Tourism Development Board’s Office. There are also compliant counters at the airport and Basantapur. For any travel related assistance you can call at 4-247041, 4-4268969 in between 11 am to 5 p.m.
One has many other things in Nepal besides trekking and hiking in Nepal. At some least part of the country, people celebrate festivals. Nepal is also known as land of festivals. Nepal’s festivals are full of joyous. Kathmandu valley rich in Newari heritages and cultures celebrates festivals almost every day in a year. Other parts of the country also have their own fanfare. One can check Nepali Calendar for major festivals details and accord tour and visits accordingly. Nepal is a complete garden of multi-culture, multi-language and vibrant multi-festive. As surrounded by geographical unique and appealing features, Nepal is as well encircled with vibrant and multi-religious festivals and celebrations.
It will a plus point if you the native folks language. But in case you do not know the language, we will assist you by translating native language into your language with absolute meaning.
The domestic flight has normal limit of 15 kg. We therefore request you not to overload yourself.