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Trip Facts

Price:
1195
Trip Duration:
16 days
Trip Grade:
Moderate
Starting From:
Lukla
End Point:
Lukla
Per Day Hiking:
5 to 7 hrs Per day
Accomodation:
Tented camp/Guest House & Hotel
Transportation:
Flight, Hiking and Drive

Overview

Everest Base Camp Trek 2021 is an opportunity to relish the grandeur of the world’s highest mountain – Everest.  The syllable – Everest Base Camp Trek is not just a name but a dream that every enthusiastic traveler and mountain lovers seek. It’s one of the most adventurous and memorable trips that take you to a heavenly location on earth i.e. to the base of the mighty Mt. Everest which is popular as the Everest Base Camp around the globe. The high altitude mountainous terrain, mountains, local folks, and mountainous life; Everest Base Camp Trek is an incredible experience.

The route to the base camp is well marked with numerous teahouses, lodges, and guesthouses to cater to the food and accommodation need of fellow travelers. Though the trail has been opened for trekkers since ages, trekking to the base camp in 2021 is going to be something different. The trail to Everest Base Camp is one of the most crowded trails of Nepal during the trekking seasons. The route attracts many travelers each year, which makes the route overcrowded and full of wastages. But in the coming year 2021, the route shall be clean, quaint, and beautiful than ever.

So, do not miss the opportunity of being a part of Everest Base Camp Trek 2021! Himal Eco Treks is all set to escort you for a revitalizing trip to the Everest region. The sixteen days Everest Base Camp Trek 2021 starts with a scenic and rejuvenating flight to Lukla. From Lukla, we follow a beautiful trail that passes the villages like Phakding, Monjo, Jorsale to Namche Bazaar. On the way, we enter Sagarmatha National Park which is the highest national park enriched with diversified floras, faunas, landscapes, and vegetation. We visit the Tengboche monastery and make our way along the pastures of Dingboche and Lobuche to the base camp. It is truly an overwhelming experience to trek through the wilderness of mountains, valleys, and high altitude terrain.

The enlightening Buddhism religion is another aspect of this trek. The colorful prayer flags, mani walls, and stupas on the route reflect the Buddhism religion prevalent in those areas. Besides, the local people are so simple and interesting. Living in such difficult terrain is a life full of struggle but the charm of innocent smiles in the face of locals is a lure that attracts every fellow travelers. So, embark your steps to the base camp and applaud the grandeur of Mt. Everest with other neighboring peaks like Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Tawache, Mt. Thamserku, and many more. The breathtaking views of icefalls, glaciers, and mountains from Kalapatthar, base camp, and other viewpoints throughout the route will make your trip a memorable one.


Detail Itinerary

As you arrive at the airport in Kathmandu, a representative from Himal Eco Treks will pick you up and escort you to the hotel in Kathmandu. Check-in the hotel and the remaining time is on your own. Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu

After breakfast at the hotel, a tour guide from Himal Eco Treks will pick you up for a sightseeing tour around the UNESCO listed heritage sites in Kathmandu. You will be escorted to the historical and religious sites like Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath stupa, Pashupatinath temple, and Boudhanath stupa. You can explore the sites and get some unique insights on art, culture, and history of Nepal. The sightseeing tour in Kathmandu is a superb combo of art, culture, history, and diverse religion prevalent in Nepal. Meanwhile, we will arrange for your trekking permit. If you have any last-minute shopping left for trekking, you can buy them today. Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu

Today, we initiate our trekking journey with an absolutely amazing flight to Lukla( 40 minutes). Endure the awesomeness of being parallel to sky dominating peaks with a wonderful landscape beneath! As we arrive Lukla, we make our way along the Dudhkoshi River to Phakding via Cheplung village. Overnight at a guesthouse in Phakding

Today, we head to one of the happening towns in the Everest region – Namche Bazaar. At first, we pass the village of Jorsale and enter the Sagarmatha National park. The backdrop of the beautiful mountains in the Everest region, mani stone, and carved walls with prayers, everything during our trek is simply outstanding. You will pass some not so pleasing trail on the way, however, the unique flora and fauna along with the excitement of crossing a long suspension bridge in the way will keep you alive. Overnight at a guesthouse in Namche

Today, we spend our day in Namche as the day is set aside for acclimatization. Marching forward without proper acclimatization may lead to altitude sickness. Therefore, today, we wander around the joyful village of Namche and hike up to Everest View Hotel with Synagboche Airport on the way. The views of the mountains from the Everest View Hotel are fabulous. You can enjoy your sip of tea or coffee enjoying the awesome views of mountains like Mt. Everest, Mt. Amadablam, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Tawache, Mt. Thamserku, etc. The museum and photo gallery on our way back is also another attraction of the day. Overnight at a guesthouse in Namche

We leave the lively village of Namche and move ahead following our trail. The trail undulates up and down through the rhododendron forest to Tengboche. The views of the mountains along our way to Tengboche are awesome. Tengboche is a viewpoint that offers close up views of the mountains in the Everest region. More than this, Tengboche is a popular spiritual center that possesses a popular monastery known as the Tengboche monastery. We visit the monastery and enjoy the views of mountains from the monastery. Overnight at a guesthouse in Tengboche

Admiring the beauty from Tengboche, we head to Dingboche today. We cross a suspension bridge over Imja Khola and ascend to Pangboche that lies between beautiful Mani stones. We further climb up to the vibrant and charming Sherpa settlement of Dingboche. Dingboche is a popular summer valley at the high altitude region that bestows stunning views of Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and Island Peak. Overnight at guesthouse in Dingboche

As we reach Dingboche, we spend an extra day here for acclimatization purposes. We can wander around the valley or hike up to Nagerjun. Hike up to Nagerjun is best recommended for acclimatization. Though you need some rest, hiking up will add to your journey further. Today, we hike up a hill that lies on edge of Chhukung valley. The walk is steep and strenuous but the panoramic views of Lobuche East, Lobuche West, Kangtega, Taboche Peak, Thamserku, and Ama Dablam from the top is outstanding. On a clear day, you can get some stunning views of Makalu too. After this steep climb up, we descend down slowly to Dingboche in the evening for an overnight stay. We stay at a guesthouse in Nagerjun for the night.

Today, we leave Dingboche and continue along the trail to the wide valley to Dughla. On the way, we pass the Trekkers Aid Post at Pheriche which is regulated by Western volunteer doctors and assisted by the Himalayan Rescue Association. It offers necessary treatments to trekkers. We pass rock-strewn slants on the way and climb up to Chupki Lhara with stunning views of mountains. We can see the apex of Chupki Lhara adorned with prayer flags and Mani stones. We further walk down to the Khumbu Glacier moraine for scenic views of Khumbutse, Mahalangur Himal, Lingtren, and Pumori. From here, we continue walking until we reach Lobuche. We stay at a guesthouse in Lobuche for the night.

Today, we head to our ultimate destination – The Everest Base Camp. We march slowly from Lobuche to Everest Base Camp via Gorakshep. We can see some colorful prayer flags and stones piled up as we reach the Everest Base Camp. The moment in Everest Base camp (5364m) is one of the best feelings one had ever had and one will ever have. Rejoice your time in the Base Camp and return back to Gorekshep for an overnight stay. We stay at a guesthouse in Gorakshep for the night.

Today is yet another beautiful day that you will rejoice forever. We hike up to Kalapattar ( 5545m) for the close-up views of the mountains in the Everest region. The golden rays of the sun glittering in the White Mountain snow, you would surely wish for the time to freeze there, at that moment. The awesome views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Amadablam, and many more standing tall one after the other, you couldn’t have asked for anything more. After the beautiful hike up to Kalapatthar, we descend down to Pheriche(4288m) via Gorekshep. Overnight stay at a guesthouse in Pheriche

Today, we retrace our footsteps back from Pheriche to Namche Bazaar. We walk through same ups and downs, through the same rhododendron and pine forests to the buzzing town of Namche Bazaar. Overnight at a guesthouse in Namche Bazaar

Today, we leave Namche and stroll down along the same well-paved path to Lukla. Overnight at a guesthouse
Trek to Lukla

Today, we head back to the capital city – Kathmandu, the place from where we started our journey. We take an early flight back to Kathmandu. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to a hotel in Kathmandu. Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu

Today is your leisure day in Kathmandu. You can either rest or stroll across the valley for shopping or anything else as per your preference. Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu. ( Note: In case of flight cancelation due to the bad weather this day remains as a reserve day )

A representative from Himal Eco Treks will escort you to the international terminal of the airport before your scheduled flight for your journey ahead. Hope you had a great time with us!


Service Includes

  • Accommodation for nights spent at the hotel in Kathmandu inclusive of breakfast at the hotel. ( Traditional style, 3-star category)
  • Flight Ticket  Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu
  • All the road transport along with picking up and drop at the airport upon your arrival and departure.
  • Kathmandu Sightseeing tour inclusive of the entry fees, a travel guide, and a private vehicle.
  • Accommodation in guesthouses throughout the trek with Bed and Breakfast.
  • A guide and a porter to assist you throughout your journey. ( 2 trekkers = 1 assist porter )
  • All Nepali staff insurance
  • Permit fees of Sagarmatha National Park
  • Fees to be paid for Trekkers Information Management System - TIMS. (Note: You are required to bring two passport size photo for this purpose)
  • All other government fees and taxes.
  • First aid safety kit with basic medicines essential.

Service Excludes

Items that are not covered in the cost of trip price.

  • Nepal entry visa fees.
  • Meals (lunch, dinner)
  • Airfare from your country to Nepal
  • Snacks, soft drink during the trek
  • Personal trekking equipment is not provided by HET
  • Tips to the guide, porter, driver, or any other trekking staff

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Frequently asked questions

As you arrive at the airport in Kathmandu, you will have to pay the Visa charges to enter into Nepal. Two passport size photos are necessary for this purpose.

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The itinerary listed is a guideline and standard pattern which we provide you. This trekking can be modified according to your time and requirements. We will be pleased if you provide every minor details about your trip.

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