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Kalapathar / Everest Base Camp Trek 

Tour Highlights :        High altitude trek, camping, wildlife, flora and fauna/sightseeing.
Trek Style :     Local Sherpa guide / camping
Duration :       18 Days (Delhi to Delhi)
Best Season :  March-June & Oct-Dec.
On trek :         12 Days
Grade :            Moderate-Vigorous

Price :         Euro 1290 per person on twin-sharing*

* Please check inclusion / exclusion and terms & condition section
* Based on minimum of two packs (For group rates please contact us)

About The Trek

Locally known as Solu Khumb and famous in the world for its highest mountain Mt. Everest or locally known as Sagarmatha which Majestically stands at 8848 M. Fortunately or unfortunately as it is the favorite of the world and draws as much as adventurers to its lap, sometimes one wonders if we are not spoiling this magnificent eco zone for our interest. Somehow, there are norms that we shall follow-up to keep this trek as eco-friendly as it can be. The trek star and end in the closest airstrip to Everest in the town of Lukla. The longer version of the same trek can be done from Jiri which is another 05 days from Lukla.

Day By Day Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive Delhi
On arrival met by representative and transfer to hotel. Overnight hotel at Delhi. 

Day 02: Delhi Sightseeing-Delhi-Katmandu.
Full day sightseeing of New and old Delhi historical monuments also including the parliament house, India Gate and the National Museum. Evening transfer to International airport. Fly Delhi Kathmandu. Arrive Tribhuvan International Airport in Katmandu and be met by representative and transfer to hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 03: Kathmandu:
Acclimatization sightseeing: Spend the day on a guided tour of sacred Tibetan Stupas and monasteries. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 04: Kathmandu Lukla Phakding (2652M):
 Morning after breakfast at the hotel transfer to domestic airport to board Lukla flight. Fly Kathmandu to Lukla (2800M). This flight provides a magnificent entree to the trek region. Upon arrival set up your baggage and start your first day trek. It is an easy walk through several villages to Phakding. Overnight camp at Phakding.

Day 05: Phakding Namche Bazar (3440 m):
For a gradual walk of 02 hrs we follow the Dudh Kosi and from here we do a gradual ascend to Namche. On the way we can see the Everest  (8848M), Nuptse (7879 m) and Lhotse (8383 m) afar. Overnight camp at Namche.

Day 06: Acclimatization at Namche (3440 m):
 Today we take a rest in Namche for proper and further acclimatization. Stroll around the village and interact with the locals. Overnight camp at Namche.

Day 07: Namche Bazar Thyangboche (3867 m):
Walk along the trail of the gigantic peak of Thamserku and gradually descend to the Imja river. Here we see the series of prayer wheels which is run by water. From here we climb to the Thyangboche monastery (3875M) which takes us about 02 hours. The monastery is nestle amidst mountains surrounded from all side. A serene and tranquil place perfect for Meditation and rituals. You see the monks in maroon rob and the Yak herders and their Yaks grazing at this high meadow. Overnight camp at Thyangboche. 

Day 08: Thyangboche Dingboche (4530 m):
In the first phase today we walk through the Imja river valley to Pangboche (3900 m) where we stop for our lunch and visit the beautiful monastery. Post lunch we proceed to the summer village of Dingboiche (4360M). Throughout the walk we are compelled and lured to stop now and then by the sheer beauty of this part of the Himalayas to capture them in our cameras. Overnight camp at Dingboche.

Day 09: Dingboche:
Dinbgboche is the village of Yaks and Yak herders. Simply rest and enjoy your day at this picturesque village or do a short return trek to Chukung (4700). Overnight camp at Dingboche.

Day 10: Dingboche Lobuche (4930 m):
 Start our day through a small ridge and pass off the base of Khumbu Glacier. We stop at Dhugla (4600 m) for our lunch and start a short but stiff ascend to the terminal moraine of the glacier. We camp at the foot of the Lobuje Ice fall (4930m). Overnight at camp.

Day 11: Lobuche Kala Patthar (5545 m) / Everest Base Camp Lobuje (4930 m): Today, we climb Kala Pathar. Comparatively a short distance but we take it very slowly to compensate for the rapid altitude gain. We do stops quite often. Lunch at GOREKH SHEP (5288 m). From here we start the challenging climb Kala Pathar (5545 m). From the top we have a magnificent view of the Everest Base Camp. This is a hard pull but the view from top surpasses anything you can imagine. All around us flow huge glacier ice. The mountains of Pumori (7145M), Lingtren (6697 m) and Khumbutse (6623 m) separate us from Tibet, and just over the Lho La pass. We see the huge rock of Changtse (7550 m) in Tibet itself. But the queen of them all - Sagarmatha (Mount.. Everest) towers over everyone. We return to Lobuje for overnight stay. Overnight camp at Lobuje.

Day 12: Lobuje Thyangboche (3867 m):
We retrace our steps along the glacier to Pheriche (4260 m) and stop for lunch. In the afternoon, we take the lower trail to Pangboche and Thyangboche. Overnight camp at Thyangboche.

Day 13: Thyanboche Khumjung (3790 m):  
Descending to Imja River we climb to Khumjung. We stop here for the lunch. Excellent views all the day and overnight at Khumjung (3779 m). 

Day 14: Khumjung Phakding (2652 m):
Descending, pass through Namche Bazaar passing under the towering Kongde ridge (6186 m) and follow the Dudh Koshi to Phakding.

Day 15: Phakding Lukla (2800 m):
 Trek back to Lukla. Overnight at hotel.

Day 16:  Fly Lukla Kathmandu:
 After early breakfast at lodge fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

Day 17:  Kathmandu -Delhi:
 Departure transfer to Tribhuvan International Airport fly Kathmandu to Delhi. On arrival at Delhi met by representative and transfer to hotel. Overnight at the hotel in Delhi.

Day 18:  Delhi-Home:
On time departure transfer to International airport, fly Delhi-Home.

Price Includes:

•          Accommodation at mentioned hotel with breakfast and dinner.
•          Transportation for sightseeing as per the itinerary by private car / van / taxi
•          English Speaking local guide for sightseeing
•          All monument entrance fees
•          Arrival and departure transfers at airports with assistance
•          Trek on full board
•          All trekking equipments; sleeping tents, dinning tents, kitchen tent, toilet tents, carry mats, water cans, kitchen utensils and accessories etc.
•          All trekking staff: Mountain Guide, Trek Cook, Helper, Horse/Pony
•          Transportation for trek staff, equipment and food items
•          Two way radio as per requirement
•          Potable oxygen cylinder as per requirement
•          First Aid Box (No imported medicines and accessories)
•          Any Inner-line permits applicable as per the regions

Price Excludes :

•           Airfares
•           Airport tax
•           Visa fee
•           Accommodation in Delhi***
•           Trekking shoes
•           Sleeping bags
•           Any Special area permit, Any climbing equipment or peak fee.
•           Government Service tax 3.09% on package
•           Medical and insurance of any kind.
•          Any expenses arising out of unforeseen circumstances like flight delay/cancellation, strike or any other natural calamities
•           Tips, laundry, liquors, wines, mineral water, telephone charges and items of personal nature.

***Accommodation in Delhi is not calculated due to huge variation and difference in price and type of accommodation. We shall quote once we know of your choice.

For tour costs and other details please contact: Sanjay/Sunil at
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