Everest Base Camp Short Trek - 12 Days

everest base camp short trek

Everest Base Camp Short Trek Highlights

  • Encounter the World’s Highest Mountain Mount. Everest.
  • Enjoy the panoramic 360° views of the great snow-capped Himalayas from Kala Patthar.
  • Trek through remote villages of Phakding, Namche, Dingboche, Tengboche, Gorak Shep, etc.
  • Capture the view around UNESCO listed World Heritage Site Sagarmatha National Park.
  • Cross suspension bridges and walk along the off-beaten rocky as well as glacier trails.
  • Memorizing sunrise view from Kala Patthar’s viewpoints.
  • Sensational views of farmlands, valleys, and forests.

Tour Overview

Everest Base Camp Short Trek is an adventurous journey that takes 10 days to reach Base Camp. This tour incorporates all the essential features of regular Everest Base Camp Trek. Reaching Base Camp is a once in a lifetime adventurous journey.

Those who want to experience Mt. Everest within a short time can grab this opportunity. This memorizing journey passes through marvelous landscapes, villages, towns, forests, national parks, monasteries, etc.

This tour truly exhibits the beautiful natural and cultural aspects of the mountain region. It leads to the base of the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest along with Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Kongde RI, and Tawache. Furthermore, you can have a glimpse of the 3 highest peaks Makalu (8845m), Cho Oyu (8188m), and Lhotse (8516m).

Our short Trek begins from Kathmandu city, then it’ll take 35 minutes scenic flight to Lukla. Then crossing the beautiful river, forest, and villages of Sherpa people, the religious stupa, prayer flags, and wheels. 

Everest Base Camp Short Trek is a very spiritual and religious trek. It offers a religious tour around the Tengboche Monastery. Visit some sacred sites and pray for the success of the Short Everest Base Camp Trekking journey.

On this short journey towards the base of the world’s highest peak, we’ll visit places like Kala Patthar and Everest Base Camp. Enjoy the 360-degree snow-capped mountain view from Kala Patthar which is the main attraction of this amazing astounding tour.

Overall, Everest Base Camp Short Trek provides a great opportunity to explore the Himalayas of the World’s highest ranges along with the Sherpa culture and tradition. 

Everest Base Camp Short Trek Short Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu and Evening welcome Dinner

Day 02: Flight to Lukla (2,642m/ 8,668ft)  and trek to Phakding(2,562m/ 8,700ft):35 min flight, 8km, 3-4 hrs trek

Day 03: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m), 5-6 hrs

Day 04: Trek to Tengboche Monastery (3860m), 5 hrs

Day 05: Trek to Dingboche (4350m), 5-6 hrs

Day 06: Trek to Lobuche (4910m), 4-5 hrs

Day 07: Trek to Everest Base Camp (5365m) back to Gorak Shep (5180m) 8 hours 

Day 08: Hike up to Kala Patthar (5545m), Trek to Pheriche (4120m),  7 hrs

Day 09: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m), 4 hrs

Day 10: Trek to Lukla (2840m), 7 hrs

Day 11: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu (35 min)

Day 12: Transfer to Airport for your onward destination

Day 1
Arrival at Kathmandu and Evening welcome Dinner

As you land at TIA Kathmandu airport our representative member will wait for you with a playing card. Then you’ll be transferred to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 2
Flight to Lukla (2,642m/ 8,668ft) and trek to Phakding(2,562m/ 8,700ft):35 min flight, 8km, 3-4 hrs trek

After enjoying a day at Kathmandu, our tour starts with an marvelous early morning flight to Lukla. After stepping at Lukla, our trail leads towards the north to the beautiful village of Phakding.

Day 3
Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m), 5-6 hrs

After having the delicious breakfast at Phakding, our hike starts towards the tourism capital of Nepal, Namche Bazaar. After crossing multiple suspension bridges over the Dudh Koshi River we’ll climb up to the Namche. Overnight at Namche Bazaar.

Day 4
Trek to Tengboche Monastery (3860m), 5 hrs

The trek moves towards the well-known village of Tengboche. The trails are a blend of uphill and downhill walk passing across many stupas decorated with beautifully colored prayer flags. Overnight at Tengboche Lodge/Teahouse.

Day 5
Trek to Dingboche (4350m), 5-6 hrs

Today our hike starts with a downhill forest walk and crossing suspension bridges leads to the dryland of Dingboche. You can enjoy the view of Imja Tse from Dingboche. Overnight at Dingboche.

Day 6
Trek to Lobuche (4910m), 4-5 hrs

From Dingboche, our trail gently moves across the rocky grasslands and yaks shelter. After walking a few hours from Dingboche we’ll reach the scenic village of Pheriche. We have a decent walk on the Khumbu Glacier until reaching Lobuche.

Day 7
Trek to Everest Base Camp (5365m) back to Gorak Shep (5180m) 8 hours

After having a delicious breakfast at Lobuche we’ll start ou short steep climb over the Khumbu Glacier moraine. After 3 hours of walk, you can have a face to face encounter with mighty Everest along with other apes touching mountains. After exploration, we’ll descend down to Gorak Shep.

Day 8
Hike up to Kala Patthar (5545m), Trek to Pheriche (4120m), 7 hrs

After breakfast, we’ll start our hike to Kala Patthar at dawn and have a sunrise view from the heart of the great Himalayas. Enjoy the 360-degree snow-capped mountain view from the summit. After half an hour we’ll now descend to Pheriche.

Day 9
Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m), 4 hrs

Now our trail descends towards the Namche Bazaar. On the way, you’ll cross the suspension bridge over the Imja river and alluring rhododendron, oaks, and juniper forests. Overnight at Namche Bazaar.

Day 10
Trek to Lukla (2840m), 7 hrs

After the delicious breakfast, we’ll now head towards Lukla. On a trail, you’ll cross multiple bridges over the Dudh Koshi river and reach Lukla across the Sagarmatha National Park. Overnight at Lukla.

Day 11
Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu (35 min)

It’s now time to fly over the mountains early in the morning from Lukla to Kathmandu. After arrival, you’ll be transferred to the hotel. You can spend your leisure time exploring the vibrant markets. Overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 12
Transfer to Airport for your onward destination

A representative member will pick you up from the hotel and you’ll be dropped at Tribhuvan International Airport for your return flight.

What's included

  • Airport picks up and drops off by the private vehicle.
  • Three-time Meal During trekking(Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner)
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Flight From Kathmandu to Lukla And Lukla to Kathmandu
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader (10 trekkers: 1 assistant guide) Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and accommodation Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion)
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits and TIMS.
  • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
  • All government and local taxes
  • Trekking map
  • Trekking certificate after trek.

What's not included

  • Nepalese visa fee
  • Excess baggage charge(s)
  • Private transportation except what is mentioned in the What Is Included section
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason like natural disaster and your own problems) than the scheduled itinerary Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary) International flights
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Trekking equipment
  • 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(s)

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Everest Base Camp Short Trek
From $ 1,200.00
per Adult