Fast Trekking in EBC - 10 Days

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Rapid Everest Base Camp Trip Overview:

Max Elevation: 5,545m Best Time: Oct-Dec & Mar-June
Trekking Permits: National Park Permit, TIMS, Local Permit Domestic Flight: KTM/Ramechhap-Lukla-KTM/Ramechhap
Guide & Porter: Experienced Hidden Charges: No

EBC Rapid Trip Highlights:

-Walkthrough the Sagarmatha National Park which will offer great views of high mountains and Himalayan wildlife i.e Himalayan Thar, Himalayan Yaks, Himalayan bird Danphe, Snow Leopard.

-Best 360° Panorama view of Mt. Everest 8,848m, Lhotse 8,516m, Cho Oyu 8,150m, Makalu 8,463m, Ama Dablam 6,838m & other 6,000m small peaks.

-Mix with the unique cultures & traditions of Sherpa’s who are the ethnic groups of the Khumbu region.

-100% security, 100% satisfaction, and 100% real adventure that you will get after your arrival to departure.

Fast Trekking in Everest Base Camp is also known as the rapid Everest Base Camp trek. This EBC trek usually completes within a short period of time which is best for busy peoples. We know people like traveling, doing adventures, climbing, and trekking in Nepal. But some of them have limited time i.e short holiday/2 week holiday. Therefore, Pristine Nepal presents you with this trek which can be completed within 10 days. It is the best option/destination as the most popular & trending adventure in Nepal to do when visiting Nepal.

Who can do Fast trekking in Everest Base Camp (Rapid EBC trek)?

First of all, fast trekking in Everest base camp is designed for nomadic travelers, sportspersons, players, professional climbers, and physically fit people. If you check our other package of Everest Base Camp 14 days for beginners, then it has two days acclimatization day before reaching Everest base camp. But in Rapid Everest base camp trek, it does not have any acclimatization or extra days while trekking.

That is why this trek is hard than the normal EBC trek. Similarly, Rapid EBC trek is also very cheaper than other EBC trek also which makes it very affordable. But don’t think that this trek is very risky in comparison with others. Because you will have a professional guide with you who will check your health status daily and provide guidance to complete this trek. Just be sure to follow the guide instruction.

Moreover, this fast trekking in Everest Base Camp is better for those people who cannot get a long-off holiday from their works but are interested in doing this trek. But from my personal view, I recommended you to be very fit before doing this trip because it is one of the fastest trekking in EBC.

Likewise, the itinerary for this trek is not so hard as you think. Most of the time in some places, you will have plenty of time to adjust to the surroundings. And the walking speed will be slow as the turtle which is the same as other normal EBC trek. The best part of this trek is that you can explore all the places and their Sherpa culture like you would explore in other packages. And it’s very cheap and less time-consuming than other normal treks. However, I will again repeat that “this trek is for a physically fit person only“.

How to do Rapid Everest Camp Trek?

Here is the short outline itinerary for Rapid Everest Base Camp Trek:

  • 01: Short flight to Lukla 2,800m from Kathmandu/Ramechhap and trek to Phakding 2,660m- 3/4 hours
  • 02: Trek to Namche Bazar 3,440m – 06 hours
  • 03: Trek to Tyangboche 3,810/Deboche 3,770m – 05/06 hours
  • 04: Trek to Dingboche 4,400m – 05 hours
  • 05: Trek to Lobuche 4,910m – 05 hours
  • 06: Trek to Gorakshep 5,180m – 03 hours, hike to Everest base camp 5,364m- 02 hours, and back to Gorakshep for an overnight
  • 07: Trek to Pangboche 4,000m – 07 hours
  • 08: Trek to Namche Bazar – 07 hours
  • 09: Trek to Lukla
  • 10: Short flight to Kathmandu/ Ramechhap

First of all, sometimes due to the high traffic in the domestic airport of Kathmandu, you will be taken to Ramechhap for the Lukla flight. And it will take up to 4 hours drive from Kathmandu to Ramechhap and 30 min flight from Ramechhap to Lukla. Due to the long process & time consuming, we have a deal to make the first flight from Kathmandu to Lukla always, to avoid any time loss. Similarly, after you reach Lukla, you have to trek to Phakding for about 3 hours which will be your starting point of trekking.

On the 2nd day, you will trek to Namche Bazar which is 6 hours of turtle walk. And in Namche Bazar, you can find lots of interesting places to visit like the oldest Sherpa culture museum, markets, and many more. After the Namche Bazar trek, you will then trek to Tyangboche or also written as Tengboche on the 3rd day. If you are a monk then you will know about the oldest monastery established here also. However, anybody can explore the Tengboche monastery & you can listen to the holy enchants/mantras of Buddhists in the morning in this place.

Dingboche is another destination after Tengboche that is a little hard to trek but it’s just 5 hours turtle walk. You will have enough time to adjust the altitude while staying at Dingboche so it will be fine. Likewise, on the 5th day, you will have the same 5 hours turtle walk to Lobuche which is at 4,910m. And finally, on the 6th day, you will trek to Gorakshep which is just 3 hours walk and after leaving all your baggage, you will hike to EBC. On this day, you will have an overnight sleep to Gorakshep and this will be the end of your EBC trek.

Now, from the 7th day, you will head back to reach Kathmandu following Pangboche on the 7th day, Namche Bazar on the 8th day, Lukla airport on the 9th day, and finally Kathmandu on the 10th day. For the full detailed itinerary, you can check the itinerary section below.

Cost inclusions

  • Airport picks up & drops
  • Kathmandu heritage sightseeing with monument fee
  • Tour guide
  • Transportation for sightseeing
  • Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flight tickets
  • Baggage allowance 10kg check-in & 5kg hand carry
  • Guide flight Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu
  • Lodge accommodation during the trekking
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, & dinner tea or coffee per meals only in trekking
  • Fresh fruits with dinner
  • National park permit
  • TIMS Card
  • Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality local permit
  • Trekking equipment: Down Jacket & four-season sleeping bag
  • English speaking, government license holder trekking guide
  • Sherpa porter (food, accommodation, insurance, salary)
  • Water purification
  • Medical kits
  • Coordination for emergency cases
  • Farewell dinner at the reputable restaurant

Cost exclusions

  • Nepal visa fee
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone bills, bar bills, chocolate, shower, WIFI, etc
  • All types of soft & hard drinks
  • Tips to guide & porter
  • Extra nights in Kathmandu hotel in the case early returns
  • All things which are not mentioned in includes

Itinerary

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Early in the morning, your guide will be there to pick you up in your hotel to catch the Lukla flight. The flight to Lukla is only about 25-30 minutes with a scenic mountain view.

As soon as you land at Lukla airport, your journey starts to Phakding which is at an elevation of 2,800m. The day 1st is not so hard because the routes are paved & well maintained. After reaching Phakding only, you will have your first lunch and bed.

Best Tips:

  • Don’t drink any hard drinks as well as maintain your hygiene. Follow the instruction of your guide like walk slowly, drink lots of water, etc.
  • 3-4 hours walk only on the first day through the few Asiatic villages together with Chaurikharkha, Ghat, Thadokoshi. You’ll stop on the first day at Phakding for an overnight stop.

3 hours
Lunch, Dinner

Leaving Phakding after a delicious breakfast, the journey continues to Namche Bazar today which is 6 hours of walk. To your surprise, you will enter the territory of Sagarmatha National Park today which gives you the possibility to encounter some endangered animals. The road is a little steep upward at some point. And you will have your first glance at Mount Everest before reaching Namche Bazar too. Similarly, your Lunch will be at Jorsalle village which is the final village before reaching the Namche Bazar.

Best Tips:

It’s 3,440m altitude in Namche Bazar. So, you have to walk slowly and drinks lots of fluids. Similarly, don’t skip foods. You have to climb a steep mountain before Namche Bazar. This is often a tough half too. This day, you’ll have two completely different holidaymakers stop wherever you purchase your national park permit & check it similarly. Most of the time, you ought to practice a forest similarly. This is often a park & listed in the world heritage site too.

6 hours
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

In a normal EBC package, you had to stay for an acclimatization day after Namche Bazar. But as already mentioned, the Rapid Everest Base Camp Trek does not have any acclimatization day. So, today will be the Tyangboche trek which is the home of Monks packed with pristine cultures based on Tibetan cultures.

The fun part when trekking to Tyangboche/Tengboche is that you will encounter lots of prayer flags flapping in the mountain winds. Similarly, you will be surrounded by the beautiful Mountains until you reach Mount Everest Base Camp.

Best Tips:

Watch out for any Yak caravans in your way. Similarly, drink hot water and read books if you don’t feel asleep.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Breakfast in a fresh atmosphere and mountains, the journey still continues to Dingboche today without any acclimatization. Passing the rhododendron forests climbing step upward, you will soon reach the Sherpa village for a lunch at Somare.

Normally, from Tengboche to Dingboche it is 6 hours walk, but people with strong physical fitness complete within 5 hours. From here also, you will witness Mount Everest hidden between the Lhotse-Nuptse ridge as well as Ama Dablam.

Best Tips:

It will be too cold here at night that is why you have to wear warm clothes. Don’t forget to warm your feet importantly and drink lots of water.

5 hours
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

From Dingboche to Lobuche, it will take up to 6 hours. But first of all, as usual, you will take your breakfast in Dingboche. You’ll have a lunch break at Thukla/Dukla at 4,630m altitude. The special about today’s trek is that you will come across the several memorials of various mountaineers. We kindly request you to show some respect and pray for success for the EBC trek.

Always remember that walking slowly is the key to success while trekking as well as drink enough water.

5 hours
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Finally, after all the hard work, sacrifices, restless sleep, the moment to reach Everest Base Camp is today. We will start the journey ASAP but only after breakfast in Lobuche. Before reaching directly to EBC we will need to head to Gorakshep first which is not so hard. And it will only take 3 hours minimum to reach Gorakshep. Only after then, it will only take 2 hours to reach Everest Base Camp.

Quick Fact: It will take up to 7 hours to do the Everest Base Camp round trip.
Most of the peoples get confused whether Mount Everest can be seen or not. However, you will not see Mount Everest from Everest Base Camp. But, from Kalapathar, you can see Mount Everest Base Camp. If you want to hike to Kalapathar then you can customize this trek also.

Best Tips:

Walk slowly and don’t overdo. If you feel tired then rest no matter how much time it will take but don’t overdo it. Drink lots of water and finish the trek. You should awake early in the morning. Have a hot cup of tea or an occasional and perhaps some little breakfast too. Then begin your morning to trek up slowly –slowly. The first part of the path is straightforward however difficult to trek quickly. Actually, it’s not suggested to walk quickly here. Once walking one hour, you must climb up to the mountain wherever the path is rough, some places ice mass too. It takes a couple of hours to achieve Gorakshep 5,180m. You will leave your bag packs at Gorakshep and still base camp. You wish to run on the rough path for a couple of hours to achieve base camp from Gorakshep.

Take photos, enjoy base camp, and celebrate base camp to Gorakshep overnight. If you’re not that tired you will climb to Kalapathar to check the sun setting view. Or climb in the next early morning. Sun setting is suggested to check. You’ll have this view simply once half-hour walking up. Today is additionally a small amount difficult for trekkers because of its altitude.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After a huge breakfast, we will start our journey to Pangboche. When trekking back to Pangboche you will feel the difference i.e breath control, oxygen level.

After crossing huge rocky mountains; going downhill we will cross Pheriche and then we will reach Pangboche where we will have a nice lodge to stay. The room will be warm as usual and the food and bed will be excellent. Today we will stay in Pangboche.

7 hours
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

We will head down from Pangboche to reach Namche Bazar today which will be amazingly fast.

Best Tips:

Get something from this amazing place as a token of memory if possible. If you came here with a guide and porter then enjoy the night. You can drink also.

7 hours
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today is the last day in the Everest region after accomplishing the EBC trek. Now all the things will be your beautiful memory so don’t forget to enjoy the last day also. You will stay your last stay in Lukla.

Best Tips:

If you are with the guide and the porter then don’t forget to give them tips as a token of love. Because of them, you passed the Everest Base Camp trek.

7 hours
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today will be the last day you will see all the beautiful nature of the Everest region. You will have a 25-30 min flight to Kathmandu. After your arrival, our team will come to pick you up. Similarly, today will be our treat for a successful trip or a farewell party. Today will be your final stay in Nepal if you have a flight tomorrow.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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Fast Trekking in EBC
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$1,200.00 $970.00
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Trip Facts

  • $970
  • Hotel/Lodge/Teahouse
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner