Short Everest Base Camp Trek

Suitable for experienced trekkers and covers all parts of Everest Base Camp Trek

Duration Duration 10 Days
Meals Meals
  • 9 Breakfast
  • 8 Lunch
  • 8 Dinner
Accommodation Accommodation
  • Basic lodge/teahouse accommodation during the trek
Activites Activities
  • Trekking
  • Scenic Flight
  • Mountain View
Price Reduced US$ 1450 Price Starts From US$ 1250
Destination Destination
Nepal
Difficulty Difficulty
Moderate
Max. Altitude Max. Altitude
5545 Meter
Activities Activity
Trekking
Start and Point Start/End Point
Kathmandu/Kathmandu
Best Season Best Season
March, April, May, Sept, Oct, Nov
Group Size Group Size
Minimum 1
Transportation Transportation
Flight
Activity Per Day Activity Per Day
6-7 Hours Trek

Overview of Short Everest Base Camp Trek

The Short Everest Base Camp Trek will embrace you with the world’s highest peak and the surrounding Himalayan Range. The significant takeaway ever is trekking throughout the underside of Everest, Makalu, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and Cho Oyu while taking in flora and fauna of Eastern Nepal. With this relatively short week of vibrant trekking, discover the mesmerizing Himalayan culture of lush greenery in the Khumbu Region and shadowy monasteries and valleys.


Short Everest Base Camp Trek Highlights

  • Panoramic view of majestic mountains nuzzling the sky, including Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Everest, and Makalu
  • Explore the Sherpa settlements, which extend out across the Himalayas
  • Adventure abounds while navigating mountain passes and suspension bridges
  • The elevation at the 5545m “Kalapathhar” will be the northernmost point of the expedition, providing a 360-degree perspective of the Khumbu Region
  • The Sagarmatha National Parks offers a unique dazzling perspective of the region’s distinctive flora and fauna
  • The major draw will be the Khumbu glacier, the world’s deepest glacier
  • A picturesque flight to “Lukla Airport,” one of the world’s most hazardous and elegant airports

The lifestyle of the Sherpa people, as well as the gorgeous enclaves above the clouds resting beneath the snow hamlets, will be the biggest draws. With this time-saving expedition, you may finish it quickly while encountering an intensely mystic trek at the foothills of the Eastern Nepal Himalayas.

Short Everest Base Camp Trek Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01: Fly to Lukla (2860m / 9383ft) -30 min; Trek to Phakding (2610m / 8563ft), 3 to 4 hours

    The private vehicle will bring us to the TIA Airport in Kathmandu in the morning, where we will board the flight to Lukla. Incredibly, after a 30-minute flight, we will touch down in one of the most dangerous airports in the world. The airport is going to be right up against the mountains. In fact, from Lukla, we will ascend to the northern trail, passing across suspension bridges and waterfalls on the Dudh Koshi River’s edge. After a three-hour trek from Lukla, we will arrive in Phakding and spend the night in a superior teahouse.

    Meals: Lunch and Dinner

  • Day 02: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m / 11286ft), 5 to 6 hours

    The exquisite morning breakfast amid the mist of the clouds and mountains refreshes us. As we leave Phakding, we will now proceed uphill. We will follow the route from the Dudh Koshi River’s shore until we reach Jorsale. After traversing the whole Sagarmatha National Park area, Jorsale emerges. We will eventually arrive at the Namche Bazaar after crossing the suspension bridge. The breathtaking Sherpa Settlement with Everest and Lhotse on the horizon will amaze you. a night’s stay in Namche Bazaar.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

  • Day 03: Trek to Tengboche (3870m / 12697ft), 4 to 5 hours

    The trial will take us north towards the Pangboche after leaving the Namche Bazaar early morning. We will first stop to recover and take in the breathtaking surroundings of the Pangboche before moving on to the Tengboche. The trial going to Phunkethata and Debuche provides picturesque mountain panoramas of Thamserku and Kanchenjunga to the east. Here in Tengboche, we will visit one of the phenomenal Tengboche Monasteries and enjoy the stunning view of Ama Dablam and Everest. Tengboche is where we will spend the night.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

  • Day 04: Trek to Dingboche (4410m / 14469), 5 to 6 hours

    On this day, the elevation will rise further. Our footsteps will proceed gently in the direction of the Dingboche after the delicious breakfast. As we approach the settlement in the Imja Khola Valley, we will pass past several monasteries with prayer wheels, flags, and artwork on the walls. After eating lunch and making the different hour-plus trek, we will arrive at Dingboche, where we will spend the night.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

  • Day 05: Trek to Lobuche (4910m / 16109ft), 5 to 6 hours

    In the shadow of the Himalayas, breakfast will be fantastic with exquisite tea and toast. Moving forward, the white faces of the giant Himalayas to the north get closer. As we cross the Dughla, we will move into the foothills of the Himalayas. There will also be a statue commemorating the legendary trekkers who lost their lives in the Everest region. From there, trekking slightly to the north, we will finally hit the Lobuche, where we will spend the night.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

  • Day 06: Trek to Gorakshep (5164m / 16942ft) – EBC (5364m / 17598ft) and back to Gorakshep, 6 to 7 hours

    The cool breeze from the Himalayas awakens us early in the morning. We will be heading north from Lobuche to reach the deep Khumbu area. Following the trial from the Khumbu Glacier, we will ascend to Gorakshep. After making the hotel reservations, we will continue our ascent toward the Everest Base Camp. Despite a slight uphill portion, the trek will be a little twisty. We will spend some time near Everest Base Camp photographing the surrounding Himalayas and Khumbu Region. Moreover, we will gradually descend from the EBC to Gorakshep and spend the night there.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

  • Day 7: Trek to Kala Patthar (5550m / 18209ft) and trek back to Pheriche (4240m / 13911ft), -7 hours

    After waking early, we will move swiftly toward the Kalapathhar. From the Khumbu Glacier’s edge up to Kala Patthar, we can witness a splendid sunrise with cloudless skies. After taking in the breathtaking vista of Ama Dablam, Pumori, Kanchenjunga, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, and Makalu, we will descend back to the valley. We will be able to admire the majestic Imja Tse and Lhotse Glaciers as we descend from the south. Within a few hours, we’ll arrive at the picturesque Pheriche Valley, where we’ll spend the night.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

  • Day 8: Trek to Namche (3440m / 11286ft), 5 to 6 hours

    The trial today will be simple to ascend. We will cross the tranquil Sherpa Settlement as we ascend to the Dingboche. Tengboche will greet us as we arrive from Dingboche, deep within the pine forest and Rhododendron wave. After some hours, we will eventually reach the Namche Bazaar from Tengboche by following the Dudkoshi River.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

  • Day 9: Trek to Lukla (2860m / 9383ft), 5 to 6 hours

    The Namche Bazaar will have a very magical morning ambiance. It will be easy to descend to Lukla. After passing through a pine forest and a suspension bridge from the lush, green highlands, we will be there at Lukla. To get ready for the flight the following day, we will first celebrate the stunning conclusion of the Short Everest Base Camp Trek. Overnight at Lukla

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

  • Day 10: Fly to Kathmandu (1350m / 4428ft), -30 min

    The flight out of Lukla in the morning will be incredible. The twin otter or Dornier aircraft, with a passenger capacity of 15, will take us to Kathmandu. The flight will take us across breathtaking scenery, valleys, and gorges. Within 30 minutes, we will arrive in Kathmandu, where this trip will close. Before bidding farewell in the evening, we will spend a brief time exploring the Thamel.

    Meals: Breakfast


Includes/Excludes

What's included

    • Airport transfers in a private car and Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu airfare
    • Basic lodge accommodation during the Everest Base Camp Trek
    • Meals as per itinerary
    • English-speaking guide and necessary porter
    • Short Everest Base Camp Trek Permit and TIMS
    • Applicable taxes

What is excluded

    • Nepal Visa Fee and International airfare
    • Meals and Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu
    • Extra hotel accommodation because of early arrival from Short Everest Base Camp Trek
    • Personal Expenses like hot shower, battery charge, internet, bar, and beverage bill, a pot of tea/coffee, laundry, etc
    • Tipping for guide and porter (Not mandatory but highly expected)

Accommodation

Our Peregrine Treks and Tours team makes the utmost effort to ensure you get the best facility available. We will book the best tea house for your stay during the Short Everest Base Camp Trek. The package shall include three meals daily on the trekking trail, i.e., breakfast, lunch, and dinner.


Route Map

Everest Base Camp Trek Route Map

Departure Dates

We have daily departures for private trips, so we recommend booking it according to your schedule. We do not need a minimum group size for the private trip and won’t charge additional charges for a solo traveler.

Please let us know if you need additional services like pre/post accommodation, domestic flight, Everest Mountain Flight, adventurous sports, sightseeing, etc. Please fill out this customized form for your convenience.

Customize this trip with help from our local travel specialist that matches your interests.

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    We accept major currencies such as the US Dollar, the Great Britain Pound, the Euro, the Australian Dollar, the Singapore Dollar, the Indian Rupee, the Swiss Franc, the Canadian Dollar, the Japanese Yen, the Chinese Yuan, the Saudi Arabian Riyal, the Qatari Riyal, the Thai Baht, the UAE Dirham, the Malaysian Ringgit, the South Korean Won, the Swedish Kroner, the Danish Kroner, the Hong Kong Dollar, the Kuwaiti Dinar, and the Bahrain Dinar.

    Type C, D, and M power plugs and sockets are used. The standard voltage and frequency are 230 V and 50Hz, respectively.

    Vaccinations You must be completely vaccinated against COVID-19 at least 14 days before traveling to Nepal. Vaccination documentation is required.

    On Arrival Visas are available at Nepal's entrance points for travelers. Travelers from Nigeria, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Cameroon, Somalia, Liberia, Ethiopia, Iraq, Palestine, Afghanistan, and Syria, on the other hand, are required to obtain a visa through their nearest Nepalese diplomatic post (embassy/consulate).

    Tourist Visa Fee

    15 Days – US$ 30
    30 Days – US$ 50
    90 Days – US$ 125

    To confirm the trek/tour package, we want a deposit of at least 20% of the total tour/trek fee. The remaining balance must be paid when you arrive in Nepal. We take Visa, Maestro, MasterCard, American Express, and other major credit cards. The total cost of a Bhutan and Tibet tour must be paid in full at the time of booking.

    We strongly advise you to purchase a SIM card for reliable internet access throughout Nepal. Nepal Telecom (owned by the government) and NCELL (owned by the private sector) are the two main SIM card providers in Nepal. It is preferable to get a SIM card at an airport, where staff will assist with activation and data plan purchases. If you have a SIM card, it will be easier for you to contact us and locate our airport agent.

    You can charge your electrical devices at hotels and lodges because there are no power outages. In the Himalayan region, however, hotel owners may levy a nominal fee.

    Essential Information

    Adventure in the Khumbu Region

    The Short Everest Base Camp Trek allows you to fully submerge yourself in the magical experience throughout the Khumbu Region. The hiking will be decent, leading you from the tranquil Tengboche monastery precincts to the summit of the Kala Patthar at a height of more than 5000 meters. More than this, Namche Bazaar, the entrance to Mount Everest, is the main draw of the incredible Himalayan bazaar and other ancient museums. The breathtaking glaciers that descend the Lhotse, including Imja Tse Glacier and Lhotse Glacier, give a majestic backdrop to this expedition. Along with this, the dazzling lifestyle of the Sherpa and Himalayan inhabitants will utterly enthrall you.

    The Eastern Nepal Mountains have delightful sensations, and the chilly landscape and the biodiversity provide a fantastic trekking adventure. Imagine ascending the world’s tallest mountain, following in the footsteps of heroic mountaineers who have already summited Everest and other Himalayan peaks. The Khumbu Region offers wholesome legitimate snowy vibrations and a diversity of flora and fauna. Rhododendrons, chamomile, and pine trees are typical sights. Furthermore, the stunning sight in the Khumbu region will be national birds such as Danfe and mountainous animals like musk deer and red panda. The Sagarmatha National Park will also be a big draw, allowing you to witness marvelous and rare wild species.

    The Enchanting Himalayan Lifestyle

    The Short Everest Base Camp Trek reveals the unique culture of the Himalayan inhabitants living in the Khumbu Region. The significant part of the local trekkers and the stories of great mountaineers will astound you. As you progress through the Sherpa’s Hamlets, you’ll be able to comprehend the many artifacts that symbolize the entire culture and customs. Lohsar, together with Dumji, is the Khumbu Region’s major festival. More than this, most of those living here practice Buddhism, and several of their cultural practices are somewhat bound to Tibetan culture. For these people, places of worship include monasteries and secret caverns. There are also serene monasteries to discover, including the Tengboche Monastery. The wavering prayer flags and prayer spinners whirling simultaneously with the beautiful Himalayas over 8000m in the distance establish fantastic scenery.

    A typical day during the Short Everest Base Camp Trek

    In the Everest Region, something new surprises you every day. The surroundings will be relaxing, and there will be new things to discover daily. There will be guides and porters, and the porters will help you with your belongings. Furthermore, the guide will enlighten you about each new sight. Breakfast is scheduled at around 8 a.m., while lunch begins at almost 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. After finishing the trek and arriving at the destination, you’ll rest after lunch before having dinner around 7 and 8 p.m. Following dinner, there will be a specific period during which we will explore the communities, mingle with residents, play cards with the guides, and discover information about the region.

    Electricity

    Electricity is a crucial component of the expedition. Additionally, it aids in the recharging of all electrical gadgets. Similarly, there will be no power outage in the Khumbu region. There will be no issues with electricity in any of the teahouses. Furthermore, you might take a power bank in case the poor weather sometimes causes an outage of electricity.

    Drinking Water

    Throughout the trek, drinking water will be abundantly available. We will also provide you with a bottle of water. Furthermore, purchasing a drinking water bottle at the surrounding stores and tea shops is feasible. The price of the drinking water will be less than $1. Furthermore, purifying water will benefit you in various ways, so you can also take a water purifier with you.

    Trek Safely

    The primary concern and principal focus will be trek safety. The degree of difficulty will be in the moderate to easy range. You will inevitably be trekking at an altitude of more than 5000 meters, which increases your risk of experiencing altitude sickness and other unfavorable conditions. By keeping this in mind, we can always provide the best security for the trekkers. You may feel at ease hiking with Peregrine treks & excursions. Medical staff will always be ready to act on our behalf if such a situation arises.

    Furthermore, physicians and medical staff will constantly be in contact. In addition, we will carry medical kits and oxygen supplements in any circumstance. Furthermore, the guides we give are competent and will respond promptly if such a situation arises.

    Physical Fitness

    Despite this expedition’s moderate to easy difficulty rating, you must consider that you should exceed 5000 meters in altitude.   Conversely, the 10-day continuous Short Everest Base Camp Trek is a complex task. Thus you need to prepare your body for flexibility before the trek. It is essential to be physically fit. Cardiovascular workouts, stretching, backpack climbing, cycling, swimming, and jogging are a few examples of exercises that might be very helpful to you when trekking. Similarly, two to three weeks of mild exercise, such as pushups, shoulder plunge, and carrying heavy objects, will benefit you. With proper physical preparedness, finishing this expedition without any issues is possible.

    Travel Insurance

    Travel insurance will be the most crucial component of the Short Everest Base Camp Trekking. When an issue arises, travel insurance helps to cover everything. You can purchase it online. Fill out the Travel Insurance form with your travel information, including the helicopter rescue over 6000 meters. If disaster strikes while you are trekking, you will also be able to acquire the actual rescue effort once you have it. Furthermore, with travel insurance, you can save any extra funds you might incur during an emergency.  Travel Insurance is a must to travel with Peregrine.


    Frequently Asked Questions

    All you have to do is look at our website to make a reservation for Short Everest Base Camp Trek. From there, you may scroll up, fill out the form with your specific details, and then leave your Gmail address visible. Alternatively, you may contact our travel agent directly by phone or email using the same website’s contact information.

    The guide will be present, and he will also have various medical supplies and medications. If you require any additional medicine, try bringing it with you. You can also bring your medical kit if you like.

    Of course, a female trekking solo won’t present any complications. Safety and security will be our top priorities, and we don’t want our visitors to leave the nation unhappy. From the beginning of the trek until its conclusion, our staff and Sherpa guides will always be there for you.

    As you pass through Namche Bazaar, the height gradually begins to increase. Elevation will increase as you move further north. At the Everest Base Camp, you will be at the height of roughly 5364m. In addition, by ascending from Gorakshep, you will reach Kalapathar, the trek’s highest point at about 5545 meters.

    Yes, permits are necessary to trek in the Everest region. Since you will be traversing the national park region, just the Sagarmatha national park permit will be necessary. Furthermore, the Trekking information management system will be another permit (TIMS). Throughout your Short Everest Base Camp Trek, Peregrine Treks and Tours will take care of both of these permits for you.

    Of course, if the departure dates are not ideal for you, you may easily adjust the dates and times of your departure. Furthermore, you may schedule it as long as it’s appropriate. Aside from that, there can be customization in the itinerary throughout the trek as per your choice.

    The necessary trekking equipment is readily available in Nepal. There will be various shops in Kathmandu’s Thamel where you may purchase or rent the best trekking gear. More than that, we will provide you with the appropriate trekking equipment to enable you to submit during this expedition.

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