Short Everest Base Camp Trek 10 Days

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    from $2625 USD

Duration: 10 Days

Trip Grade: Moderate

Altitude Max: 5545m

Transportation: Private Vehicle, regular Flight & Helicopter

Accomodation in Kathmandu: 2 to 3 stars on BB base

Accommodation during the Trek : Best available

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner during the trek

Minimum Group Size: 2

Maximum Group Size : 10

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Trip Highlight

  • Warm greeting from the team of GVNT on your upon arrival at Tribhuvan International airport (TIA).
  • Enjoy a scenic 30 minutes mountain flight to Lukla.
  • Explore the naturally blessed city Namche Bazaar
  • Visit the Sherpa museum and discover their amazing culture and traditions.
  • Stunning views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and Amadablam many others
  • Hike on the Khumbu glacier and see the Khumbu icefall
  • Reach Everest base camp and observe the 360-degree views including Everest within 10 days (Arrival to departure)
  • Sunrise view from Kalapathar best viewpoint of Mt Everest, Khumbu glacier of Nepals North East Himalaya region and more.
  • Scenic Helicopter flight from Kalapathar/Gorkashep to Kathmandu with panoramic views of Himalayan peaks.

At a glance

Trekking to Everest Base Camp, a heart of the Sherpa land, a classic venture with a beautiful view of Everest Himalayan ranges, breathtaking sunrise over the Everest, majestic sceneries, ancient historical monasteries, and unique Sherpa culture, sign up now and explore the Nepal Himalayas which will be a life-changing trip for you.

The short Everest Base camp trek 9 nights 10 days (Arrival to Departure) is designed for trekkers who are running on a short period of time but would like to explore the Everest. Short Everest Base Camp Trek 10 Days is one of the best option for all the adventure seeker to experience the trekking in the Himalayas.

9 nights 10 days Everest Base camp trek is generously one of the most worthwhile and popular treks in the world where you will be experiencing the amazing sceneries of Himalayan ranges, ancients Buddhist monasteries, and wildlife throughout the journey. To complete this Journey, you will need good physical health stamina as well as your mental strength.

Short Everest Base Camp Trek begins with a 35 minute scenic flight to Lukla, gateway to Everest treks then we will be walking from Lukla towards through Sherpa settlements and enter the Sagarmatha National Park then trails that as we continually follow up north side of Dudkosi valley and cross the few suspension bridges to reach Sherpa villages of Namche Bazaar, Tengbuche, Pangbuche, Labuche and finally we reach in our destination at Everest base camp, its a time to celebrate so what could be more than this being here at Everest Base Camp so its absolutely an amazing trekking experience.

Next, we climb towards Kalapatthar- the highest point of the trek to see the 360-degree panoramic views of world highest mountains including Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Lhotse, Nuptse, Pumori, Ama Dablam, Khumbuste, Thamserku, Island Peak, and many other peaks. Then we trek descend towards Gorakshep and take a scenic chartered Helicopter flight to back to Kathmandu. During our flight back you are rewarded with amazing views of the Himalayas, spectacular scenarios of valleys and hills. Short Everest Base Camp trek with helicopter fly back to Kathmandu itinerary is carefully designed taking care of Lukla flight cancellation risks.

Lest join us Now, we organize the trip as per your time and requirements with the best care of safety and security throughout the journey, Please Kindly check our day to day itinerary and if you would like to customize the trip and itinerary then feel free to write us always, we will be pleased to tailor the trip and itinerary to match your time and needs.

Accommodation during short Everest Base Camp Trek
Accommodation in Kathmandu, you would be staying at the clean hotel basically 2-3 stars, on the twin-sharing basis. But Accommodations in trekking is very basic where you will get the room with pillows with comfortable beds during the short Everest base camp trek. The Menu for food and accommodation have fixed by local management community.

Meals on short Everest Base Camp Trek
The Short Everest base camp trek route has numerous tea houses along the way and every single tea houses has the menu system with different cuisines foods as well as western meals on the Menu; you could pick up any kinds of a meal as you like to have during the trek, we would highly recommend the vegetable items instead of Meat because meat in the mountain can be effected some time because it may not be used to it for the new travelers in this region. But some places provide you with typical Nepali meals which are different types of international meals. These are prepared by the local supplement. Every tourist Lodge has well-trained cook basically attention for clean, hygienic, fresh and nice foods. We will provide you a water purification tablet in Kathmandu so you can take water from the tap and purify yourself this will be cheaper and help to control the plastic pollution as well.

Best Time to do short Everest Base Camp Trek
Best season for Short Everest Base Camp Trek is spring (Marc to May) and autumn (September to November) these months are the best months for the Short Everest base camp trip. The temperature is moderate in these seasons. If you wish to avoid crowds this trip during the winter (Dec., Jan. and Feb.) could also be the best options.

The temperatures range of Everest region starts from maximum 15? on sunny days to minimum -15? on cold nights and mornings. Normally, during the evening, the temperature will be dropped -10? to 15?.

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01 :Arrival in Kathmandu (1350 M)

Day 02 :Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, then trek to Phakding (2652m)

Day 03 :Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m)

Day 04 :Acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar

Day 05 :Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tyangboche (3867m.)

Day 06 :Tyangboche – Dingbuche (4410m)

Day 07 :Dingboche to Lhobuche (5000m)

Day 08 :Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep (5150m) to Everest Base Camp (5364m), back to Gorakshep

Day 09 :Trek from Gorakshep to Kalapatthar (5545m) then fly back to Kathmandu by Helicopter

Day 10 :Final Departure or onward for next program

Cost Include

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • 2 to 3 stars accommodation in Kathmandu for two nights with breakfast
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek as mention on itinerary
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Regular Flight ticket to Lukla from Kathmandu
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek guide
  • One Porter between two person
  • Helicopter/Chopper from Gorakshep to Kathmandu
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after the trip completion)
  • Green Valley Nepal Treks duffel bag, t-shirt and trekking map
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS)
  • Medical kit (carried by your trek guide)
  • All government and local taxes

Cost Exclude

  • Nepalese visa fee (30 US$ for 15 days) you can easily get on your arrival at Kathmandu airport
  • Excess baggage charge(s)
  • 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 (and also in the case of early return from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
  • International flights and helicopter rides from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu (if requested by guests)
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, internet, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)

Detail Itinerary

Day 01 :Arrival in Kathmandu (1350 M)Our airport representative will be receiving you at Tribhuvan International airport, Kathmandu and s/he will be displaying a GREEN VALLEY NEPAL TREKS signboard outside the airport terminal. You will be then transferred to your respective hotel in our private tourist vehicle. You can visit our office for the pre-trip meeting and know the detail arrangement of the Trek.
Accommodation: Hotel Florid Nepal or similar category

Day 02 :Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, then trek to Phakding (2652m)As our flight time to Lukla, we will arrange transport to drive Kathmandu domestic airport. The flight to Lukla gives outstanding views of the sunrise on the snow-capped mountains. On landing Tenzing-Hillary Airport after a 40 minutes at Lukla, we reach the gateway to the Himalayas. The trek begins from the airport itself soon after meeting our crew there from where Phakdung is a short walk. As this is the first day of the trek, we rest in Phakding.
Accommodation: Room with attach bathroom
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Distance: 7.8 KM

Day 03 :Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m)Starting early in the morning, the route passes through beautiful pine forests, Dudh Koshi River and views of Mount Thamserku. After passing a few settlements we a check post, the entrance of Sagarmatha National Park. We further walk through the confluence of Dudh Koshi River and Bhote Koshi River and take a steep ascent to Namche Bazaar where the first sight of marvelous Mount Everest and ridges of Mount Lhotse and Mount Nuptse welcomes us.
Accommodation: Room with attach bathroom
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Distance: 10.4 KM

Day 04 :Acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar Namche Bazaar, the biggest settlement in the Khumbu region, is well facilitated with ATMs, Internet cafes, restaurants, bakeries et cetera. It is a rest day for acclimatization, we go for a short hike to a nearby viewpoint (Thame or Khunde) and take a tour of the place including the Tourist Visitor Center where information about Everest climbers, Sherpa people and their culture and flora and fauna of the region are briefed. Overnight stay in a lodge/tea house.
Accommodation: Room with attach bathroom
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Distance: 8 KM

Day 05 :Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tyangboche (3867m.) We follow the trail that climbs the top of a ridge offering a panorama of Thamserku, Kusum Kanggaru and Kantega. After walking around a branch ridge, the views of Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Everest, Tawetse and Nuptse suddenly become unveils. We then start descending and come to the crossroad with one way leading to Gokyo valley. Walking through the village of Trashinga, we soon reach the Dudh Koshi River. The first half of the climb to Tyangboche is strenuous, however, eases off as the trail approaches forested area. With splendid views in the backdrop, the climb along the mountainside leads to a stone gate that marks the entrance to Tyangboche. Tyangboche gives one of the best panoramic views of the snow giants.
Accommodation: Basic Room
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Distance: 9.3 KM

Day 06 :Tyangboche – Dingbuche (4410m) The morning view of the mountain panorama is outstanding and you can click the breathtaking views of Kangtega range, Thamserku, Amadablam, Taboche, Kwangde, Tengboche, Lhotse and Nuptse. Our day begins along the trail through Imja Khola then to Tengboche where we descend to the river bank, through the rhododendron and birch forests. At Deboche we visit a Buddhist nunnery and cross chortens to reach Pangboche where we can have a splendid view of the wonderful mountains. One can easily notice the thinning vegetation on walking from upper Panboche to the dry and alpine terrain of Shomare. The apical ridge of Mt. Pumori can be viewed from Orsho then finally we reach the cold and windy village of Dingboche where we stay overnight.
Accommodation: Room with attach bathroom
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Distance: 10 KM

Day 07 :Dingboche to Lhobuche (5000m)The trail goes slightly uphill till Thugla Pass then descends moderately up till Lobuche. You will see memorial stupa and pray flag hanging on the hill over the Thugla pass. The stupas were built in the memory of climbers who have lost their life during the expedition of Mt. Everest. You will get an opportunity to get the view of Tawache, Cholache, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Pumari, Nuptse & Kusum kankaru mountains. The glacier ridge of Lobuche offers you the view of Everest base camp, Kala pattar, Khumbu glacier and moraines formed by glaciers.
Accommodation: Room without attach bathroom
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Distance: 7.6 KM

Day 08 :Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep (5150m) to Everest Base Camp (5364m), back to GorakshepToday is the main important day of Everest Base Camp Trekking, our trail to Gorakshep goes ahead through the side of the Khumbu Glacier. Our path passes through the pyramid sign post. A small ascent would take us the Thangma Riju from where we can perceive 360 degree vista of snowcapped mountains. As we reach Gorakshep, the surrounding snow capped mountains, including the top of the world welcome us. From Gorakshep, we trek to Everest Base Camp. After having the rewarding views of Mount Everest and other mountains around our site, we return back to Gorakshep where we stay overnight.
Accommodation: Room with attach bathroom
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Distance: 9.9 KM

Day 09 :Trek from Gorakshep to Kalapatthar (5545m) then fly back to Kathmandu by HelicopterOn the climax of this trip the trek starts much early in the morning so that trekkers can witness the glimpse of the Mount Everest when the dusk turns to bright morning with light of the day. On the way Peak s Lingtren, Khumbutse, Changtse are viewed. It is recommended that during the ascent to Kalapththar which takes hours one plus and catch breathe while snapping the photos at times. Panoramic view of Himalayas can be seen at Gorakshep.

Then we will provide you breakfast in Gorakshep then our helicopter will be there to pickup you which will take to Lukla. Helicopter flight to Kathmandu will be most exiting & memorable trip.
Accommodation: Hotel Florid Nepal or similar category
Meals: Breakfast

Day 10 :Final Departure or onward for next programThe final day in Nepal is the last time one can enjoy shopping and have pleasant sightseeing around the cultural city of Kathmandu valley before leaving for Tribhuwan International Airport on scheduled flight time.
Meals: Breakfast

Based on the request from The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal, most of the flights from Kathmandu (KTM) to Lukla (LUA) has been shifted to the nearby Ramechhap (RCH) Airport in order to manage extreme air traffic congestion at TIA. We have to drive to Ramechhap (RCH) airport from Kathmandu to fly Lukla on day 2nd; it will take about 3 to 4 hours.

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