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Short trip to Everest base camp - 9 Days

Short trip to Everest base camp

Pristine Nepal Treks & Expedition presents a short trip to Everest base 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 that the highest peak in the world. And its base camp is that the highest base camp too. Thousands of individuals have a dream to travel in this superb place. Therefore we have a tendency to square measure here to create your dream into the truth.

Mount Everest

Mount Everest is itself a tremendous, beautiful, peak. Its set within the middle of Mahalungur range, in the north-east, a part of Nepal with Tibetan borderline with it’s an elevation of 8,848m on top of the ocean level. There was some try within the 20s & no additional any ascension & trekking activities till 2d war finishing. Actually, travelers began to come to this area when the 50s. Late legendary Sir Edmond Hillary and Tenzing Norge Sherpa climbed on the highest of the planet in 1953 then many climbers began to come back to climb & trek in this lovely high land.

Climbing History

Nepal had that policy just one group of individuals may visit this place within the 50s. There was a really attention-grabbing story regarding British expedition. That they had tried already in 1951 & another unsuccessful commit to Cho Oyu in 1952. 1954 was set-aside by French expedition & 1955 by Swiss group. Luckily, the British expedition got an opportunity to climb once more in 1953. They have to be compelled to the highest of the planet. Then, thousands of climbers are on the summit since 1953.

Then, many climbers have created world records here & thousands of trekkers are visiting during this pristine high land. Personally, I had Everest base camp trek as a trekking porter 15 years ago & worked as a trekking guide for a long time. Now, I actually have a knowledgeable team for this trek. Many people have a dream to travel here, however, some people don’t have an extended vacation that’s why we have a tendency to genuine measure organizing this short Everest base camp trek for those people.

Itinerary of a short trip 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 view. 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 are 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 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 our social activities on free volunteering page


Day 1: Received by Pristine Nepal guide or staff in arrival, transfer to hotel.

Day 2: Fly to Lukla 2,800m in the morning & trek to Phakding 2,660m in afternoon.

Day 3: Trek to Namche Bazar 3,440m.

Day 4: Trek to Tyangboche 3,810m.

Day 5: Trek to Dingboche 4,410m.

Day 6: Trek to Lobuche 4,910m.

Day 7: Trek to Everest base camp 5,364m, back to Gorakshep & fly to Lukla by helicopter.

Day 8: Fly out from Lukla to Kathmandu (departure to home)

Day 9: Departure from Kathmandu to home

Day 1

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Trip Facts

  • Private vehicle/Taxi/Helicopter/Domestic Flight
  • 3+
  • 5364m