Everest Base Camp Short Trek

15 reviewsShort Everest Trek
Trip Fact:
  • Duration 11 Days
  • Difficulty Level Strenuous
  • DestinationNepal
  • Max Altitude5545m / 18192 ft
  • AccommodationHotel/Guest houses during trekking
  • MealsAll meals during trekking
  • Trip Start/EndLukla
  • Group Size1-30 pax
  • Best SeasonFebruary to May and September to December are the best months.

What to Expect:

  • Dramatic take on/off in Lukla gateway to Everest Base Camp
  • Acute Mountain Sickness friendly itinerarySherpa Culture and tradition
  • High suspension Hanging BridgesTibetan Buddhism and practice
  • 2 rest and acclimatization days before conquer Everest Base Camp
  • Closure view of Himalayas en-route to Everest Base Camp and return
  • Highest Base camp of highest Mountain (roof of the world)
  • Breathtaking view of Mount Everest Sunrise and Sunset from Kala Pathar
  • Comfortable Accommodation and hygiene meals everyday

Everest Base Camp Short Trek - 11 Days is one of the classic treks which take us to the base camp of Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world. The Everest Base Camp is exceptional experience for every trekker that offers an opportunity to explore beautiful forests, Local Sherpas and lifestyle, foothills and beautiful Himalayan experiences. Exploring world famous Mani walls, prayers flags, ancient Buddhist monasteries and the magnificent ice fall are additional highlights of this short trek.

Further, this 11 Days Everest Base Camp Short Trek gives a chance to explore the outstanding view point Kala Patar and the astonishing scenery of Khumbu Region, beautiful Sherpa capital 'Namche Bazaar' and scene views of the natural landscape on the foothill of Mount Everest. 
This most beautiful adventure to Mount Everest base camp hiking begins with 30 minutes scenic flight to Lukla and trek to Phakding for the first day. Then we continue our trekking to Namche Bazaar, most beautiful Sherpa capital city in the remote Khumbu. Further we continue through Tengboche, Dingboche, Lobuche and Ghorakshep until we reach to our goal Everest base camp (17598 ft) and Kalapathar (18192 ft). Enjoy the most beautiful view of Mount Everest (8848m/ 29029ft) and other incredible Himalayan views.

We Dream Heaven Adventure carefully designed the Everest Base Camp short trek itinerary for adventure & nature lovers which ensures the appropriate acclimatization and minimizes the risk to completely enjoy your great trek. Though, if you have enough time and wants to do the Khumbu trek without rush check our Everest Base Camp Trek - 16 Days

Everest Base Camp Short Trek Route

Everest Base Camp Short Trek begins from a scenic flight with an amazing top view of snow-capped mountains to Lukla which provides you the best impression of great mountains. From Lukla you begin the gentle downhill trek to Phakding and continuing further trail onwards north, you find several gentle and steep ascents throughout Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche, Lobuche, GorakShep, and ultimately, EBC.

The same trekking trails walked by two legendary; Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary passes through the diverse rocky terrains, dense forests filled with rhododendron, wide glacial valleys, remote and unspoiled ethnic groups settlements, ancient monasteries, high altitude floras and faunas, rare wildlife, heart-taking Himalayan vistas, and so on up to Khumbu valley and the Everest Base Camp.

What to Expect in Everest Base Camp Short Trekking

This 11 days Everest Base Camp trekking trails unfolds the spectacular views of stunning towering peaks ofMt. Makalu, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Cho Oyu,Amadablam, Lobuche, Island Peak, Kang Tega, Nuptse, Thamserku, KusmaKangaroo, Pumori, and many more.This high thrilling trekking passes through thefamous viewpoint,Kalapattar, and Sagarmatha National Park warm.

This amazing short base camp hiking to Everest takes us to the over several beautiful suspension bridges across chasms of thin air, through hidden Buddhist monasteries and into the heart of the warm, rugged Sherpa Culture. Most importantly, interaction with local people will make your journey most beautiful and unforgettable because of their warm hospitality, unique culture and tradition, and kind services with a cheerful smile.

If you desire to experience exhilarating shorter adventure trekking in Nepal and want to make life-long awesome experience trekking through the world’s biggest desert-like glaciers, inspiring trekking passes and warm, hospitable Sherpa’s unique villages with their interesting culture, ancient’s monasteries and spectacular Himalayan décor on the backdrop then come to the heavenly paradise country of Nepal and make a fear-free contact to Dream Heaven Adventure trekking company in Nepal via our website.

 

Itinerary

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Scenic 30 minutes flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. From Lukla the trail continues to Phakding which takes 3-4 hours, on the way you see spectacular view of Mt Nupla (5885m), Kusum Kangaru (6367m) and the Mount Kwangde Range. Overnight hotel/guest house in Phakding

Lukla Airport

  • Hotel/Guest House
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 2652m

Trekking from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3450m) crossing through the Dudh Koshi valley, magnificent forests and Sherpa villages; walking distance about 6 hours, overnight at guesthouses/lodges.

  • Hotel/Guest House
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3440m

This is our acclimatization; today you will be free in Namche Bazaar, an incredible village which is also the industrial hub of the Khumbu. Today you have a short hike up to Khumjung and back to Namche Bazaar. Overnight in Hotel/Guesthouse in Namche

  • Hotel/Guest House
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3440m

Take a breakfast and start a trek from Namche which follows above the Dhudh Koshi River and slightly goes down to Phungi Tenga small town on the side of River. Then continue to the Tengboche, most popular and beautiful place for its beautiful monastery and local culture. Overnight in hotel/guesthouse in Tengboche

  • Hotel/Guest House
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3876m

Today the trail through some beautiful Rhododendron forests as we follow the river up the Imja valley to Dingboche. Overnight in hotel/guesthouse in Dingboche

  • Hotel/Guest House
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4358m

Hikes up to the Khumbu Glacier by following the Duglha before reaching the village of Lobuche. Overnight at hotel/guesthouse in Lobuche

  • Hotel/Guest House
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4928m

Today is big and memorable day trip along with huge khumbu glacier to get Everest Base Camp, from where close view of Mount Everest and other gorgeous peaks. From EBC we have an amazing view of Khumbu Ice Fall, which would be incredible. Then we back to Khorak Shep for our night stay. Overnight at Guesthouse/lodges in Gorak Shep.

  • Hotel/Guest House
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 5160m

This is most beautiful day of your Everest base camp trek. Wake up early in the morning and hike up to Kala Pathar; well known for fine view of Mount Everest (8848m) and many other Himalayan peaks. Enjoying with panoramic views and snapping then decent to Gorak Shep. From here we continue to Phiriche by crossing Lobuche and Dhugla. Overnight in guesthouse/lodges in Pheriche.

  • Hotel/Guest House
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4358m

From Pheriche, we steeply down to Pangboche village. Pangboche is famous for its oldest monastery. From here we further descent to Tengboche Monastery located at 3860m, and continue to Namche bazaar our final destination of the day walk. Overnight at Hotel/guesthouse in Namche Bazaar.

  • Hotel/Guest House
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3,400m

Today is our final day of the trekking. From Namche we return back to Lukla, the trek starting & ending point. The trek trail goes through beautiful forest covered by rhododendron and pine to get Lukla. Overnight at Hotels/Guesthouse in Lukla.

  • Hotel/Guest House
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 2860m

Morning breakfast in your Lukla hotel and take a scenic 35 minutes flight to Kathmandu, guide will take you to your hotel from Kathmandu airport. Check in to the hotel, and relaxion after long mountain journey. 

  • Hotel
  • 1400m

Cost Details

Includes

  • All necessary pick up and drop by private tourist car ( including international airport pickup)
  • Round trip Flight ticket for Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu.
  • All accommodation and meals during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner).
  • Local english-speaking government license holder trekking guide
  • Necessary trekking porter and trekking staff ( 1 porter for 2 trekkers basis)
  • All necessary paper works, National entry permits and TIMS card fee.
  • All trekking equipment for trekking staff
  • All government and local tax

Excludes

  • Hotel/Meals in Kathmandu
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • All Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, battery recharge, bottle, hot shower etc)
  • Tips for guides and porters ( Tipping is expected)
  • All kind alcoholic, hot and cold drinks.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned in cost include.

Dates & Price

Trip DatePriceAvailability 
Start DateMondaySeptember 05, 2022End DateThursdaySeptember 15, 2022StatusStatusAvailablePricePriceUS $1199

Good to Know

Health and Fitness for the Trek

A person who is physically fit and have desire of walking to see the Mount Everest (8848m) can do this short trek. Previous in habitation expertise is useful to enjoying the trip, though not needed. If you can celebrate walking for 5-7 hours per day, that would be better. Anybody with pair of solid legs, a will for escapade to explore the intriguing nature will revel in the rush of trekking.

Accommodations in Short Everest Base Camp Trek

During this Everest Base Camp Short trek trip, you will stay at standard tea houses/lodges. We offer the most effective lodges/guesthouses on a twin-sharing basis. Some guesthouses are very basic with shared laundry and bathroom facilities. There are numerous places where they don’t allow single accommodations. If you want single room, you will indicate your preference for the asking and pay a supplement.

Like most lodges offer private rooms, usually the minimum size to accommodate two beds. Only few lodges offer dormitories, generally sleeping 10 or 20 peoples in two tiers. Remember that most trekking lodges are family operations, with the owners trying their best to make you comfortable.

Meals while Everest Base Camp - 11 Days Short Trekking

During the Shorter trek  to Everest base camp, you can eat quality food in sufficient quantities like breakfast, lunch and dinner chosen from a menu such as rice, vegetables, noodles, potatoes, pizza, pasta, French fries and soup. There will even be many snacks out there like biscuits, chocolate and soft drinks and in some areas you'll realize recent fruit in season.

Everest Base Camp Flight Delay or Cancelled

For beautiful trekkking to Everest base camp, we should take a Lukla flight. Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flight gets deferred by a couple of hours or might even be cancelled few days because of unfavorable climate conditions. Such conditions may emerge even in the trekking seasons. Consequently, in such cases, you must be ready for long holds up either at Kathmandu or Lukla. We will try our hardest to dodge such postpones, and mastermind the following flight for you. We additionally arrange Helicopter in such condition, in the event that it is accessible and upon solicitation by our customers. If it irritates your forward travel plan due to flight delay or cancelled; you are allowed to pick alternative choices like Annapurna region, Langtang region, or any viable area.

FAQs

  • Q1. Is drinking water at Everest Base Camp pure?

    The major problem while trekking the Everest region is impure drinking water. Drinking impure water leads to dehydration as it causes diarrhea. Thus, make sure you carry water purifier so that you can drink pure water in Everest.

  • Most of the teahouses in Everest are provided with squat toilets that doesn’t have automatic flushing system. However, in recently built lodges you might find automatic flush toilets ( western toilets).

  • No, absolutely not. There are no ages barrier while trekking EBC, however, do consult your doctor before your actual trek. They will provide you proper prescription needed to overcome difficulties that you might encounter during Short Everest Base Camp trek.

  • Although there are some ATMs available in places like Namche bazaar and lukla, you won’t find any ATMs in the Everest base camp. In fact, sometimes ATMs might run out of cash or machines might malfunction. Thus, carrying some cash is always a good option.

Client Reviews

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    EricHAustria |January 22, 2020
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    Everest bc treks with DHA

    We have done Everest bc treks with DHA and it was most wonderful trip. The owner, Suman informed us very well in advance and made sure we were safe and having an amazing time. We had an amazing time and were completely thrilled by the excellent customer service by Suman and his team during the trek. Thanks to our great guide Raj and porter Nima. Guide Raj is very professional, always kind and helpful. We are truly happy from his excellent service and great take care the whole time. Ask for Raj as guide!!! It was a really memorable trip. I would strongly recommend this agency!

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    KiliNoviceUnited Kingdom |May 15, 2019
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    Everest Base camp trek - March 2019

    We did an Everest Base camp trek for 12 days with Dream Heaven Adventures. we thoroughly enjoyed the trek and it was on almost most days with clear blue skies.

    The views were amazing. We were fortunate to have gone through Dream heaven adventures and Suman made sure everything was planned accordingly. all went well with Lukla flights and accommodation in lodges and the Kathmandu city tour we did at the end.

    We were also very lucky to have one of the best guide Huparaj Tamang leading us to EBC . He was very experienced knowledgeable and spoke good English. He looked after us very well and no request was too big for him. always cheerful and happy.

    I would highly recommend this guide. overall the services we received from Dream Heaven adventures were all excellent. Thank you Suman and Huparaj .

  • Bumblebee
    BumblebeeMalaysia |January 02, 2019
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    Memorable EBC Trek 2018

    "Our EBC trip was indeed well-planned by Dream Heaven Adventure. Throughout the 12-day trek, we were in goods hands of our guide Huparaj, who provided great advice and ensured our safety as we progressively trekked in higher altitude.

    His constant reminders to us to keep a positive mindset and to walk at own pace helped our group, all of whom are amateur hikers, to complete the EBC trek as planned. Outside the trek, Dream Heaven Adventure had also made their best efforts to meet our needs both in Lukla and Kathmandu. I highly recommend the company to anyone who wishes to do the EBC trek, whether in solo or group."

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    YunwahMalaysia |December 31, 2018
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    Unforgetable Trip 2018

    It was an amazing 12 days EBC trek with Dream Heaven Adventure in Nepal. It wouldnt be done without their professional arrangement. Highly recommended.

  • Michael and Brooke
    Michael and BrookeAustralia |December 30, 2018
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    12 Days EBC Trek

    umanand Team were very helpful in organizing our Everest base camp trek. Everythingwas perfect. Our guide and porters made our trek memorable and enjoyable. GuideHuparaj was very motivational and knowledgeable person. Thank you fororganizing incredible adventure for us.

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