Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu
You will touch down in Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. Our staffs will come to pick you up. Thereafter you will be driven to your hotel.
Day 02 : Sightseeing and preparation for the trekking
On this day you will be driving around Kathmandu Valley. You will be enjoying sightseeing of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Thereafter, if you have a spare time, you can do shopping and take a short walk around the city.
Day 03 : Flight to Lukla and hiking to Phakding
You will have a scenic flight to Lukla(2860m) from Kathmandu
The flight takes about forty minutes. On the same day, you will trek to Phakding(2652m), which is three to four hours walking distance from Lukla.
Day 04 : Trekking to Namche Bazar(3440m) from Phakding(2652m)
Namche Bazar doesn't need an introduction as it is a world-famous Sherpa settlement. Namche Bazar is also known as the Gateway to Everest(8848m), the top of the world.
Day 05 : Acclimatization day at Namche Bazar.
On this day, you will take a hike around for the physical adaptation to the altitude. You will hike up to the Hotel Everest View and return. In addition, you can also do shopping on this day.
Day 06 : On this day you will set for Phortse Tanga (3810m) from Namche
Located at 3810 meters Phortse Tanga is about five to six hours from Namche. You leave behind way to Gokyo, while enjoying beautiful view of beautiful Amadablam and other mountain views.
Day 07 : Hiking from Phortse Tanga to Dole (4200m)
On this day, you will hike up to Dole(4200m) from Phortse Tanga. The walk may consists of four to five hours for physically fit hikers. There is a river that has to be crossed. Waterfalls rushing through ice-clad hills mesmerize you. The day can be windy and relatively colder as you are gaining altitude.
Day 08 : Hiking from Dole to Machhermo (4470m)
On this day, you will hike from Dole to Machhermo which takes you about four to five hours. On the way you will enjoy the view of sky-touching mountians, beautiful settlements and yaks grazing. Mountains hanging over the clouds will take your breath away. Prayer flags that flutter in the wind dances to the music of your heart.
Day 09 : Hiking from Machhermo, arriving at Gokyo(4800m)
As you hikd to Gokyo from Machhermo, you will come across glacial rivers. There are plenty of mountain views and beautifully carved mani stones with prayer flags fluttering over. It will take you about five to six hours to arrive at Gokyo. Glistening mountain views including Mt. Everest above Gokyo Lake is spectacular beyond words.
Day 10 : Climbing Gokyo Ri from Gokyo Valley - Hike to fifth lakes
We climb Gokyo Ri from Gokyo Valley followed by a hiking to fith lakes. The entire hiking takes approximately five to six hours. The view of the glaciers and mountains from Gokyo Ri is indescribably spectacular. The visit to fifth lakes leaves indelible imprint in the minds.
Day 11 : Hiking from Gokyo to Thangnak(4950m)
On this day, we retrace to Thangnak from Gokyo Ri which will take you approximately three to four hours. Situated at 490m, Thangnak has a paraphernalia of natural gifts to offer in terms of scenery and altitude.
Day 12 : Hiking from Thangnak to Dzong La(4830m) via Cho La Pass Crossing Cho La Pass is today's highlight. There are icy sections on the way. Even Chola Pass has to be crossed glacier and the paths are paved with loose pieces of stone. Be careful while walking. It might take us approximately six to seven hours to arrive at Dzongla.
Day 13 : Dzongla to Lobuche (4920m)
The path is very short and easy as the trail is straight. A way that leads from Dingboche touches our Path as we are close to Lobuche. Today's walk will be no longer than three to four hours because the most part of the trail is horizontal.
Day 14 : Hiking from Lobuche to Gorak Sep
The path proceeds horizontally straight. While walking past Khumbu glacier we can see Nuptse, Pumori, Kala Pathar in the Khumbu mountain range. It will take us about four hours. This is the last settlement in the entire course of trekking to EBC. Early in the morning We wake up at Lobuche, go to Everest Base Camp and return to Gorak Sep.
Day 15 : Kala Pathhar early in the morning and descend to Dingboche. On this day, you will devour the full-fledged view of Mt. Everest from the closest distace. It seems as if you are able to touch the Everest which is actually miles away. The excitement of the return is in the air.
Day 16 : Hiking from Tengboche to Monjo (2835m)
On this day, we head to Tengboche (3900m) from Dingboche which takes about five hours of walk. On the trail, you will enjoy the beautiful views of mountains, pastures and settlements. Yaks purchasing goods can be encountered on the trail.
Day 17 : Hiking from Monjo to Lukla (2860m)
On this day, we will take a path to Lukla from Monjo. The distance from Lukla to Monjo is about thirteen kilometers and it might take us four to five hours to cover the entire distance. Both Monjo and Lukla are strikingly beautiful Sherpa settlements in Solukhumbu.
Day 18 : Return to Kathmandu from Lukla
After a celebratory ending of the trekking at a beautiful city Lukla, we take off Tenzing Hillary Airport for Kathmandu the next morning.
Day 19 : Departure
This is your departure day. You will fly off to your homeland with the beautiful memories from the trekking.
Included in the Cost
✅ Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
✅ 3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
✅ Teahouse accommodation during the trek
✅ All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
✅ Welcome and farewell dinners
✅ All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
✅ Domestic flights (Kathmandu- Lukla-Kathmandu)
✅ Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle
✅ Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
✅ An experienced, English-speaking and government licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
✅ Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
✅ Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
✅ Himalayan Wild Treks trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt and trekking map are yours to take
✅ All necessary paperwork and trekking permits -(National Park Permit, TIMS)
✅ Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
✅ All government and local taxes
Not Included in the Cost
❌Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
❌Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
❌Travel and rescue insurance
❌Cold Drinks and Alcohol
❌Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
❌Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver
What to Bring ?
The following checklist should help you with your packing. As a general rule, you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. The packed weight of your trek bag while trekking should be no more than 15 KG.
Note: Walking pole, down jacket, sleeping bag, etc available on hire in Kathmandu or request we will provide it. NOTES Trip cost will vary depending on numbers of travelers, duration/days of trek, standard of hotel in Kathmandu before & after the trip. Please contact us to GET a Custom Quote.