Rating in Nepal
$ 2271

High Passes to Everest Base Camp

Climbing & Mountaineering
Climbing & Mountaineering
min $ 2271
Per person
Tour details
Destinations: Kathmandu, Lukla, Phakding, Namche Bazar, Lukla - Everest Base Camp Trekking Route
Guide language: English
Price: min $ 2271
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  • At a glance
  • Itinerary
  • What's included
  • Accom.details
  • Dates & prices

At a glance

Your chance to
Reach the iconic Everest Base Camp
At a glance
4 nights standard hotels, 18 nights teahouses
The ultimate circuit of the Everest Region including Everest Base Camp
This is the ultimate trek of the Everest region. Starting from the famous Khumbu Valley, home of the Sherpas, we acclimatise before following the trail taken by many of the great Everest climbers and tackle some of the most incredible passes and summits one can trek in the Himalayas. During this circular trek we are constantly rewarded by amazing views of the highest mountains in the world, glacial lakes and quiet valleys. With most of the walking above 3600m this is not for the novice, but will appeal to those who are fit and have previously trekked at altitude.
Walk profile
Daily distance in km/miles:

Day 3 6.0km/3.7miles
Day 4 11.0km/6.8miles
Day 5 10.0km/6.2miles
Day 6 4.8km/3.0miles
Day 7 12.0km/7.5miles
Day 8 4.8km/3.0miles
Day 9 4.0km/2.5miles
Day 10 9.0km/5.6miles
Day 11 12.0km/7.5miles
Day 12 13.0km/8.1miles
Day 13 12.0km/7.5miles
Day 14 10.0km/6.2miles
Day 15 4.0km/2.5miles
Day 16 13.0km/8.1miles
Day 17 14.0km/8.7miles
Day 18 13.0km/8.1miles
Day 19 9.0km/5.6miles
Day 20 6.0km/3.7miles


Number of days walking:
18
Pace:
Approximately 10hrs walking per day
Terrain:
High altitude; including steep, rocky terrain, snow and ice

Itinerary

Itinerary
1
Day 1
Start Kathmandu.

2
Day 2
Free time to explore Kathmandu.

3
Day 3
Flight to Lukla. Trek to Phakding.

4
Day 4
Follow the DudhKosi and ascend to Namche Bazaar.

5
Day 5
Acclimatisation walk to Kunde and Khumjumg, descend to Kyanjuma.

6
Day 6
Trek through the Sherpa heartland to the monastery at Thyangboche (3,870m)

7
Day 7
Continue up the Khumbu Valley and then the Imja Valley to Dingboche (4,530m)

8
Day 8
Ascend Nangkartshang Peak (5090m) for views of Makalu.

9
Day 9
Trek to Chukkung and ascend Chukkung Ri (5,546m).

10
Day 10
Cross the Kongma La (5,535m) to Lobuje.

11
Day 11
Trek to Everest Base Camp, return to Gorak Shep.

12
Day 12
Ascend Kala Pattar (5,545m) for classic views of Everest. Descend to Lobuje.

13
Day 13
Trek to Dzongla; optional trek up Awi Peak (5,245m).

14
Day 14
Cross the Cho La (5,420m) into the Gokyo Valley.

15
Day 15
A short walk across the Ngozumpo glacier to Gokyo Lake.

16
Day 16
Ascend Gokyo Peak (5360m).

17
Day 17
Cross the Renzo La (5,345m) to Lungden.

18
Day 18
Descend the through Thame to Namche.

19
Day 19
An easy day down to Phakding.

20
Day 20
Return to Lukla.

21
Day 21
Fly to Kathmandu.

22
Day 22
Free day in Kathmandu.

23
Day 23
End Kathmandu.

Guided Group
This is a small group guided holiday. The group is usually between 4 and 16 in size, with an average of 12 like-minded clients booking individually, in a couple or as friends together.
Activity level
You have a good level of fitness and are looking for a physically challenging holiday. Previous experience is essential for activity based trips.

What's included

What's included
All breakfasts
What's not included
Travel insurance

Accom.details

Accommodation details
Hotel & Lodges
4 nights standard hotels, 18 nights teahouses.
In Kathmandu we use a centrally-located hotel. All rooms have en suite facilities. On trek we use teahouses, most of which have twin- bedded rooms. However you should be prepared to sleep in multi-bedded rooms on the occasional night. In the last decade the quality of the tea houses and the food has improved significantly, but expect fairly basic accommodation at the highest points of the trek.
Some tea houses have showers (charged at £2-£4 per shower) and all have basic toilets.

There is no single supplement available whilst on the trek. Accommodation in Kathmandu is on a twin share basis, but single rooms are usually available from an additional cost. Please let us know as early as possible if you would like a single room while at the hotel in Kathmandu.

Dates & prices

These are ‘land only’ prices which require you to book your own flights and join the rest of the group on Day 1 of the trip. For more information please see Trip Notes

Date Price excl. flights (pp) from
Sat 15 Oct 16 - Sun 06 Nov 16

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €2,145
Sat 29 Oct 16 - Sun 20 Nov 16

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €2,145
Sat 12 Nov 16 - Sun 04 Dec 16

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €1,995
Sat 01 Apr 17 - Sun 23 Apr 17

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €2,095
Sat 22 Apr 17 - Sun 14 May 17

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €2,095
Sat 14 Oct 17 - Sun 05 Nov 17

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €2,095
Sat 11 Nov 17 - Sun 03 Dec 17

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €2,095
All tour descriptions and conditions are given in accordance with the information of Exodus
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