Short trek to Everest base camp - 9 Days

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Pristine Nepal Treks & Expedition presents a short trek to Everest camp with a helicopter tour. Especially, this trek is meant for those persons that don’t have the long vacation however really want to see Mt. Everest to its base camp. Of course, this is often a base for the best mountain within the earth. Mt. Everest is the highest peak in the world. And it’s base camp is that the highest base camp too. Thousands of individuals have a dream to travel in this heavenly place. Therefore, we have a tendency to square measure here to create your dream into the truth.

DifficultyMedium-Hard
Duration9 days
Max Elevation5,545 m
Best TimeOct-Dec,March-June
ActivitiesTrekking,Culture,Flora & Fauna
Trekking PermitsSagarmatha National Park.Local Government Fee, TIMS Card
AccommodationLodge/ Tea House/Hotel
MealsIndian/Nepali/Western/Chinese
Starting/Ending pointKathmandu/Kathmandu
RegionEverest, East Nepal
Other InformationPotential altitude problems; Flight Hassle in Lukla

Why choose a short trek to Everest Camp?

This package consists of only 9 days which is the best way to have quality time within a short period. If you have a short holiday or want to save time for another trip but you want to trek in Everest Base Camp then this is the right package for you. Likewise, this package is the best package to get all the experience , joy as well as save time.

Itinerary of a short trek to Everest Base camp

A short trip to Everest base camp starts with a short scenic flight to Lukla & trek to Phakding. The 2d day is in Namche Bazar that is that the capital town of the Sherpa land. It’s highly regarded for open Bazar additionally. You will see it on Friday and Saturday.

Tyangboche wherever one among the oldest Monasteries with lovely views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, & other higher peaks. Dingboche is on day 4th that is that the last village before Everest base camp over 4,410m on top of the sea level. Day 5 in Lobuche 4,910m with several higher mountains views. From here, you’ll attend your final destination Everest base camp 5,364m before noon daytime & fly back to Lukla from Gorakshep by whirlybird. Then fly out from Lukla to Katmandu next morning & departure to your home.

Fit for Everest Trek

A very important factor is that you just ought to be fit physically & psychologically. A minimum of you must have walking follow a great deal. You’ve got to be excellent at walking, however, we have a tendency to continually suggest you trek slowly. All the campsites area is designed for average people. If you go up slowly you may do it. You’ve got to be very careful with high altitude. It’s referred to as acute altitude sickness too. If you go in no time during a high altitude area you’ll be able to get this downside. You must drink a great deal of water & walk slowly to scale back this downside.

Our Social Activities

We are coordinating for free volunteering in Nepal as well. And we are supporting to needy people of Nepal through our trekking agency. We are helping some students with their school expenses back on the mountain. You may check those of our social activities on the free volunteering page.

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Day 1
Day 1: RECEIVED BY PRISTINE NEPAL GUIDE OR STAFF & TRANSFER TO HOTEL

On arrival in Kathmandu received by Pristine Nepal staff and guide for a short drive to your hotel at Thamel the hub of Kathmandu city where many hotels, restaurants, trekking gear shops, stores, bars, cafes, souvenir shops, art gallery, travel agencies are located. Our guide or group leader will brief with information regarding Upper Mustang trekking, hotels, culture with do’s and don’ts.

Day 2
DAY 02: FLY TO LUKLA FROM KATHMANDU IN THE MORNING & TREK TO PHAKDING 2,660M – 04 HRS

Your trekking guide will come to your hotel early in the morning for Lukla flight. It’s about 30 minutes’ drive to the airport. Lukla is the most dangerous airport in the world situated on the lap of the mountain an elevation of 2,800m above the sea level. Only small aircrafts can fly to this airport. Sometimes, it has very unstable weather which makes Lukla airport dangerous. But mountains views are amazing with this short & scenic flight. A Shortstop with beautiful breakfast in Lukla will make you go ahead. Then trek to Phakding via many different Sherpa villages including Chauri Kharka, Thadokoshi.

Day 3
DAY 03: TREK TO NAMCHE BAZAR 3,440M – 06 HRS

You will follow Dudhkoshi River until lunch place Jorsalle. You should buy a National park permit in Monjo which gives you permit to trek inside the world heritage site. Sagarmatha National Park is listed in world heritage site; actually, Sagarmatha is Nepali name for Mount Everest. There are two different high shaking bridges on Dudhkoshi River before climbing to Namche Bazar. You have to climb one steep uphill just to get in Namche Bazar.

Namche Bazar is the capital city of Sherpa world. Nowadays, many trekking gears shops, hotels & lodges, banks, school, government offices, military base, security posts & local markets are available. Friday & Saturday are for opened Bazar of local people. You will see many donkeys, porters as a Himalayan transportation. You have to be very careful with donkeys while passing to them. Stay on always supporting sides.

Day 4
DAY 04: TREK TO TYANGBOCHE 3,810M – 06 HRS

Now you are climbing higher altitude areas. Tyangboche is very popular for its old monastery. Tyangboche Monastery is one of the oldest monasteries in this region. Monks are always there except very low season. They chant every morning & afternoon. You may get blessed by the monks. This is one of the beautiful places to see Mount Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, & Thamserku views.

Day 5
DAY 05: TREK TO DINGBOCHE 4,410M – 06 HRS

The morning starts with a small downhill to Deboche after breakfast. This area is forested by many different types of Rhododendron, pines, sider, & lot of Himalayan herbs. Many different wild animals are seen on the way. Himalayan Thar & barking dears are seen most of the time here. This is a home for different species of birds too. You should cross the small wooden bridge before climbing to Pangboche. Pangboche is another beautiful Sherpa village an elevation of 4,000m. Many legendary Sherpa climbers from this village have been summited to the top of Mt. Everest & others higher mountains. There are almost no trees line from this village on this side but big & dense forest in the same level of another side of the mountain. You will follow Dudhkoshi River until Dingboche. Dingboche is a last Sherpa village of Khumbu region. There is the human settlement in Chhukung, Lobuche, & Gorakshep but that is only tourist centered settlements.

Usually, Dingboche is closed almost one month at the end of monsoon. It does not allow making any smoke at this time in Dingboche. Smokes are strictly prohibited at this time due to their God.

Day 6
DAY 06: TREK TO LOBUCHE 4,910M – 06 HRS

The morning starts with an uphill after breakfast. You are now in high altitude areas. Dingboche it was already over 4,400m so you should go very slowly. Campsites are not that long here. If you go fast at this altitude it can make a problem of altitude. A trail is very fine on flat land but it goes always gradual up. You will be in Thukla 4,600m after a couple of hour from Dingboche. From here, you have to climb a steep uphill. It is one of the hardest parts of this trekking due to its steep part. There are hundreds of memorials on the top of this hill. There is always a strong wind which makes harder. But a gradual trail makes easier to bring Lobuche. Lobuche 4,910m is a beautiful place to see different mountains views. It is nearly 5,000m so it can be hard to breathe & you will feel altitude here. Most of the trekkers complain to sleep at night.

Day 7
DAY 07: TREK TO EVEREST BASE CAMP 5,364M – 05 HRS & FLY BACK TO LUKLA BY HELICOPTER

An early morning starts after taking breakfast with hot cups of tea/coffee to the base camp. A trail goes gradual up. It is already 5,000m so please go slowly. There are some places to climb short steep up which are not easy due to its heights. You will be in Gorakshep 5,180m, a small settlement before base camp. You may have another cup of tea/coffee or maybe some foods as well to push to base camp. Another 2/3 hours walk brings you to your ultimate destination. It will make your dream real. Everest base camp 5,364m, the highest base camp of the highest mountain in the world covered by ice & glacier; you may make photos & if you want to talk to your family; there are mobile networks as well. After your great success now you trek back to Gorakshep & fly back to Lukla by helicopter. Stay an overnight at Lukla by celebrating Everest base camp trek.

Day 8
DAY 08: FLY OUT FROM LUKLA TO KATHMANDU 30 MINUTE FLIGHT (DEPARTURE TO HOME)

Go to Tenzing-Hillary airport early morning for a scenic flight to Kathmandu. A short flight brings you in Kathmandu & transfer to hotel. Farewell Lunch or dinner with Pristine Nepal. Hoping you had an excellent short Everest base camp trek. You will find us as a best Nepal Holiday Organizer. We will be waiting to give our excellent service to you in future. Our guide or staff will drop you at the airport as your departure time.

Cost Inclusion

  • • Airport picks up & drops by private vehicle
  • • One night hotel in Kathmandu
  • • Taxi to/from the domestic airport
  • • Flight tickets Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu
  • • Helicopter from Gorakshep to Lukla
  • • Meals: Three times meals during the trekking breakfast, lunch, & dinner
  • • (7 breakfast, 6 lunch, 7 dinner)
  • • Fresh fruits in dinner
  • • Down jacket & sleeping bags for trekking
  • • Lodge accommodation during the trekking
  • • Sagarmatha National park entrance fee
  • • Local rural municipality tax
  • • Trekking guide (salary, insurance, flight ticket, food & accommodation)
  • • Trekking porter (salary, insurance, food & accommodation)
  • • Sterilizer for water purification
  • • Coordination in emergency cases
  • • All local & government taxes

Cost Exclusion

  • • Nepal visa fee
  • • Travel insurance
  • • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone bill, WiFi charge, hot shower
  • • All soft & hard drinks
  • • Which is not mentioned in price included

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FAQ

What is the price for the group trekking? Will I get discount in Group Trekking?

If the group size is more than 3- 6 then you will get extra discount up to 5% even more-$1,567 per person or less. And if your group size is more than 6-12 then you will get up to 10% more-$1485 per person or less.

How it works?

Your money will be utilized for renting equipment’s to trek in Everest Base Camp, Guide fee, Porter Charge, National park entrance fee, rural municipality entrance fee, transportation fee, domestic flight ticket to Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu, food, and accommodation during the trekking, hotel, and breakfast in Kathmandu.

When can i book my trip?

Well, our booking for Mount Everest trek always starts from 1 Sep-Dec and 1 Feb-May in Nepal, which means you can choose any date between them. Except for the fixed date, it can be organized any time of year as per your request. For the best dates, you can book now from the booking section.

Can I book my trip at the time of June-Aug?

Yes, you can do it even in June-Aug too but you will need extra days just for incase if anything happens because this is monsoon season. The domestic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu can be delayed due to bad weather. Normally, weather on high altitude area is fine at this time.

Can I customize my Trip?

Of course, you can customize the trip but the trip should not be less than 14 days and it should not include any harm to the reputation of the company. If you need any help then you can send us an email.

Are there any hidden charges or additional costs?

No, there is no any hidden charges for what we have provided facilities. But if you used the horse for riding, helicopter instead of flying domestic flight, using five-star accommodation in Katmandu, that is your own cost.

Is there an Age limit to trek in Everest Base Camp?

Yes, people as young as Seven and old as 70 have successfully completed the trek. But it doesn’t mean everyone can do, especially if your children have never done any hiking in high altitude before, you can’t bring them just for their safety.

Which package will be the best for my children?

Ghorepani Poon Hill trek, Chitwan jungle safari, Mustang Tour will be best for most of the children.

What should I bring for trekking in Everest Base Camp?

Checklist: • Daypack • Hiking pants • Waterproof jacket • Full – sleeves shirt • Jumper or pile jacket • T-shirts • Trekking boots (waterproof is recommended) • Camp shoes or Sandal • Polypropylene/wool socks • Light cotton socks for under wool socks • Woolen socks to wear with boots • Sun hat • Beanie • Gloves • Sunblock for lips • Sun lotion • Goggles or sunglasses • Thermal Long underwear • Insulated pants • Nylon windbreaker • Nylon wind pants • Water bottle • Sewing kit • Medical & first aid kit • Flashlight • Batteries and bulbs • Swiss army knife • Personal towel • Personal toiletries and medication which should be labeled.

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Price From USD 1,900 USD $ 1,650/person
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Total $ 1,650 USD

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  • 5364m

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