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Short Everest Base Camp Trekking – 7 Days

Short Everest Base Camp Trekking – 7 Days Description


Short Everest Base Camp Trekking 7 days is shortest trekking tour towards Everest base camp of all the time. This sweet package starts by picking you up from Tribhuwan International Airport and next day catching an adventurous flight towards Lukla.  Walking through classical path passing Namche Bazaar, Tengboche monastery (old monastery of Khumbu region), Dingboche and Lobuche inspecting perfect view of Mt. Everest, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Nuptse and Mt. Cho Oyu with many other well known mountains as addition, we reach to sight stunning 360° view as reward from Everest base camp. While returning trek till Gokarshep is easy and helicopter ride toward Lukla is the real moment to sight the Himalayas throughout. This package is flexible which can fulfill your dream to trek towards Everest base camp within a short time along with incredible life experience of the helicopter flight over the Himalayas.

Short Everest Base Camp Trekking – 7 Days Short Everest Base Camp Trekking – 7 Days

What's Included ?

  • Airport Pick up/Drop off in a private vehicle escorted by our office representative
  • Welcome Dinner at Typical Nepalese Restaurant with cultural dance show
  • 2 nights’ accommodation at Tourist Standard Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast on a sharing basis
  • Accommodation at well and comfortable Mountain Lodge available en-route during trek (Few nights’ at during trek with attached bathroom/toilets)
  • English speaking, First Aid and Eco-trained local trekking guide, Assistance guide as per the group size, porters (2:1)
  • All the expenses for guide and porters along with Insurance
  • Domestic Airfare for the sector: Kathmandu/Lukla/Kathmandu
  • Sagarmatha  National Park Fees and Khumbu Permit
  • Sleeping Bag and Down Jacket during Trek (upon request)
  • All government and local taxes as applicable

What is not included ?

  • International Airfare
  • Lunch & evening meals while in Kathmandu (Except welcome/farewell dinner)
  • Travel insurance
  • Cost of personal nature expenses, Beverages (Mineral water or coca cola), cost of extra meals, snacks, phones bills, Internet, WiFi, laundry etc.
  • Cost incurred during emergency, evacuations
  • Tips for Guide, porters, driver 

Day 1: Arrival day

The first day, our representatives will be awaiting you at Tribhuvan International Airport for your warm welcome. You will be further shifted towards fine tourist standard inn. This day, we plan for a meeting to introduce with trekking members and argue about upcoming trek along late evening hours will be spent on popular local restaurant enjoying Nepalese cultural dance and music with delicious Nepali food.  

Day 2: Flight towards Lukla and trek to Namche Bazaar (30 to 35 minutes flight and 7 to 8 hours trek)

The second-day early morning, we will be transferred to Tribhuwan International Airport by our private vehicle to catch an early morning panoramic flight towards Lukla. After steeping at Tenzing Hillary Airport on Lukla, we meet with our crew members and start quick arrangements to develop our trek forward. Forwarding trek, you will pass different settlements and famous places like Phakding and Monjo to step Namche Bazaar. This night will be spent at Namche Bazaar. 

Day 3: Trek to Tengboche (4 to 5 hours walk)

After having early light breakfast, we walk passing through rhododendron and pine forests observing spectacular giant views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse and Mt. Amadablam to reach Sanasa (Junction to Gokyo valley and Everest base camp).  Developing steep ascent takes us to the destination of the day, Tengboche. We explore Tengboche Monastery (oldest Khumbu region monastery) on remaining hours and spend a night at the lodge in Tengboche. 

Day 4: Trek to Dingboche (5 to 6 hours walk)

This day after having sweet breakfast, by following stone steps, we hike down to cross Imja Khola. After that, crossing many flat trails, bridges, yak herds and alpine meadows, we climb uphill to reach Dingboche. After stepping Dingboche, extra time will be spent by exploring attractions of the villages and views of mountains along this night will be spent at the lodge in Dingboche. 

Day 5: Trek to Lobuche (5 to 6 hours walk)

Triggering our trek towards Palrung Kharka crossing Dusa, we reach Dungla bypassing numerous of suspension bridges over rivers and stream, memorial stupas, different Lakes, wooden bridges, and mountains. After reaching Dungla, we head upward crossing Khumbu Glacier to reach Lobuche and this day we sight large glacier there and stay a night in Lobuche.

Day 6: Trek Everest base camp and fly back to Lukla from Gokarshep (6 to 7 hours walk and 10 to 15 minutes flight)

Early morning after enjoying our breakfast, we leave Lobuche and develop our trek towards Everest base camp. Walking through glacial route, viewing sky pointing mountains finally offer our targeted spot. 360° Himalayan vistas from small ascend are really awesome. After spending some moments on high elevation, we return back to Gorakshep and catch the helicopter to return back to Lukla. 

Day 7: Flight to Kathmandu and Departure (30 to 35 minutes flight)

Catching early morning scenic flight over the Himalayas, we land on Tribhuwan International Airport (Kathmandu). Our agents will be there to pick you up and take to have a look throughout some famous spots. Focusing your flight schedule, our private vehicle drops you towards Airport to catch your flight. 

We have prepared the trip departure dates in small groups departure for group fun and enjoyment trekking. Our group size start from 2 peoples (Even for solo travelers, we organize single trip on supplement cost of US$- 200 additional) and maximum group size will be 8-10 travelers. But in general, our every date will have small groups of 4- 6 peoples, which is good group size for safe and flexible & comfortable trekking. We have listed our group departure dates based on every season as below.

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Visa Information

All visitors are required to arrange a visa in order to enter Nepal. A Nepalese visa can be easily obtained upon arrival on arrival in Kathmandu at the airport or Nepalese embassy abroad. But nationals from Afghanistan, Iraq, Cameroon, Ghana, Somalia, Swaziland, Palestine, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Ethiopia and Liberia cannot secure the Nepalese Visa upon arrival. The Visa can also be secured at entry point at Nepalese borders. A valid passport for at least six months, recent digital photo (size: 1.5" x 1.5") will be required and you can obtain visas for Nepal from the Nepalese Consulate in your country or up on arrival in Kathmandu Airport. Nepalese visas cost USD 25 for 15 days and USD 40 for 30 days till date.

Official Papers

Some of the required official documents are your valid passport, 4 extra passport sized photographs (for trekking permits), travel insurance, airline tickets and luggage tags. Visas can be obtained upon entry into Nepal.

Weather Information

Weather in the mountains is pretty difficult to predict.  Nights are generally cooler and days are warm.  Months of winter (January and February) are bit colder but the days can be quite beautiful and warm if the sun is out. It snows during the month of January, February and December in Himalayan areas.

Best time to travel

Nepal offers diversified geographical regions and so as the climatic condition differs from the Himalayas to the plains. The climate varies as per the season. Nepal generally offers 4 seasons amongst which autumn and spring are the two most favorable ones for visiting Nepal. It is always wise to know about the weather and climatic condition of the place you visit. The best time to travel really depends on your destination, activities and season of travel. Our destination specialists will recommend certain travel times after learning more about your preferences. The favorable months for trekking and climbing are usually September – November, and February – April. The monsoon season is June – August.

Physical Fitness

Even though the physical fitness plays an important role in trekking you don’t have to be super athletes or a marathon runner to trek in Nepal.  Many people of good fitness for their age can complete the trek. You can prepare yourself before hand by doing some yoga which will prepare you in your breathing as you will be going to the higher altitude. Running or hiking to hills, going for a long walk will also help you. And if you live in urban area running in the stairs of a tall building will also work better in keeping you fit for trekking. All though these preparations aren’t strictly compulsory, you can do well even when the preparations you do aren’t rigorous like that of some ultra-athletic person. Do these things in moderate pace for two months or even less.  And you are set to complete any trekking to Nepal.

Travel Insurance

Doing the insurance while trekking is Nepal is not compulsory but will surely help you a lot if you do one, as it covers any comprehensive expenses possible to acquire due to medical issues or accidents. Your travel insurance must protect air ambulance, treatment charge, rescue and evacuation, product cancellation and refundable charges, flight delay and cancellations. We suggest you to bring you travel insurance certificate or send us scan copy and it must be issued from your home land. We do not arrange or sell insurance so you can find your local travel insurance for this.

Vaccination for Nepal

All travelers should consult with their physician or update on vaccination requirements before travel. (Your doctor or health-care provider will determine what you will need, depending on factors such as your health and immunization history, areas of the country you will be visiting, and planned activities) For traveling to Nepal; we recommend you to take a vaccination of Polio, Tetanus, Typhoid, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Rabies etc, it is not really must but recommended.

Booking Process

While you chose which trip you wanted to go with, contact us to our head office Thamel Marg, Kathmandu Nepal by email or phone, email is more easy and clear options, as soon as we get your email or call we will process for your booking. We need 20% booking amount to confirm your booking, the payment can be made through the Bank transfer, Credit card payment (Master/Visa card) or through online money transfers also Money Gram, Western Unions or others. After we get the 20% amount we will confirm your booking and you will get the official booking and payment receipt. The final balance for the tour will be paid upon arrival in Kathmandu.

Safety Guidelines

  • Do proper research about the company that you are planning to trek with and make sure they are legally registered travel agency.
  • You should be well acquainted about the travel health and travel insurance before travelling.
  • Have idea about the climate, geography, temperature and environment of Nepal before starting your trip.
  • Using credit cards instead of cash is a wiser idea.
  • Majority of the Nepalese people are nicer but there are few scammers you will come meet on your way and need to avoid them, for example ‘holy men’ who will try to plant a tika (a red paste denoting a blessing) on your forehead demanding payment for it on streets.
  • Be careful while buying the medicinal herbs as some may be illegal for you t take home and also be aware of duplicate products.
  • Never get yourself involve in doing drugs, trafficking and sexual relations with children as there is a strict rules for these cases and might get yourself into a big problem.
  • Take copies of your passport, visa, air ticket and trekking permits and keep them separately from the originals.
  • Prepare yourself for altitude sickness and be familiar with its symptoms so that you can follow the guidelines for safe acclimatization.

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Activities Trekking and Sight Seeing
Destination Nepal
Difficulty Fairly Difficult
Max Elevation 5,545 m
Transport Flight/Private vehicle or tourist bus
Group Size 2+
Best Season Spring (April and May), Summer (June, July and August) and Autumn (September, October and November)
Trip Start Kathmandu
Trip End Kathmandu