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Short Everest Base Camp Trek -10 Days


Trip Facts
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Trek Duration 10 Days
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Best Time October /November and march / April
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Mode of Trip Lodges / Tea-House
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Maximum Elevation 5354 m,
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Group Size 2-12
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Trek Destination Everest Base camp & Kalapather


Everest Base camp Trek 10 Days  is shortest rapid trekking  to reach  Everest Base camp and  Kalapatthar  (5545m)  without any acclimation day.  So the trek demand previous hiking  experience.

Our 10 days Short EBC Trek, begin from Lukla. After 45-minute scenic flight from Kathmandu stands the Tenzing Hilary Airport. In the same way, the trek continues through Namche Bazaar and enters into the Khumbu Region where you will experience the lifestyle of the Tibetan-influenced Sherpa community. You will also be passing through the Sagarmatha National park and serene sub-Alpine forests with massive traces of rhododendron trees. As you ascend in altitude, the greenery decreases and you start getting surrounded by mountains, glaciers and the melting ice rivers. Eventually, you make way to Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar viewpoint to awe in the grandeur of the Everest and its neighboring peaks.

Short Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary – 10 Days

Day 01: Fly to Lukla- (35 Minuit) Hike to Phakding, 3 hrs,-2,640 m,
Day 02: Trek to Namche Bazzar.  3,440m- 6 hrs
Day 03: Trek to Tyangboche, 3,800m – 05 hrs.
Day 04; Trek to Dingboche 4,200 m – 05 hrs.
Day 05: Trek to Lobuche 4,920m – 05 hrs.
Day 06: Trek to Gorakshep(5,170m) Lunch then trek to  Everest base camp (5,356 m) back to Goraksheph- 5,170 m– 08 hrs.
Day 07 : Hike to Kalapather (5,545 m) Everest Sunrise view then Trek back to Pheriche -4,240m, 06 hrs.
Day 08: Trek back to Namche Bazzar 3,450 m – 06 hours.
Day 09: Trek back to Lukla (2,840 m) 6-7 hrs
Day 10; Morning fly   back to Kathmandu afternoon free at leisure.

Finally, 10 Days short Everest Base Camp Trek is suitable for those who is physically fit and experienced mountain walker.

Details Itinerary

Day 1

Take morning flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (2,830 m.) and trek to Phakding (2,640 m., 4-hour trek).

Meet  the guide at our  Office in Thamel ( 5;30) Am and  drive to the domestic airport for a scenic trans-Himalayan flight to Lukla – in Khumbu region, the south of Everest. Meet your local porters and start your trekking adventure along Dudh Koshi River: to Cheplung (2,700m) and Ghat (2,530m). Another hour’s walk takes you to small settlement of Phakding.Overnight in Phakding.

Meals: breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation:  Lodge accommodation

Day 2

Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m., 6-hour trek)

After breakfast, we walk through a pine forest and continue our walk that goes north up the Benkar valley. We cross Dudh Koshi River and pass Chumoa and Monjo villages before reaching the entrance of the Everest National Park. We then cross suspension bridge before Jorsale village and walk alongside the Dudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi Rivers. We climb on a steep trail and reach Namche Bazaar which is probably the largest town in the Everest region.Overnight in Namche Bazaar

Meals: breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation:  Lodge accommodation

Day 3

Trek from Namche Bazzar to Tengboche (3,800 m., 5-hour trek)

The trail from Namche to Phunki is easy and pleasant. From here we climb up to Tengboche village which houses famous Tengboche Monastery – the largest monastery of Everest region. It falls inside the territory of Sagarmatha National Park (UNSECO heritage site of great natural value). The monastery is nestled against the backdrop of Mt. Ama Dablam and offer the best view of Himalayas including Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse and Thamserku. Tengboche monastery opens at 3:00 PM, so if we reach there by 3 o’clock we can enjoy a Buddhist religious ceremony.Overnight in Tengboche

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation:  Lodge accommodation

Day 4

Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4,200 m., 5-hour trek)

Today the trail descends and walks through the forested route of birch, confer and rhododendron trees. On the way, we can catch the best view of Mt. Everest, Lhotse and Ama Dablam. We walk downhill to Debuche and cross the Imja Khola River to reach Pangboche. From here, we walk through upper Pangboche trail with the good view of Himalayan vistas and Pangboche Monastery. We continue further through Imja Valley and Lobuche River before climbing to Dingboche. Dingboche is small stone walled village with beautiful barley, potato and buckwheat fields. Walls are set up to protect crops from icy winds and grazing yaks.Overnight in Dingboche

Meals: breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation:  Lodge accommodation

Day 5

Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4,920 m., 5-hour trek).

After breakfast, we walk on a trail that rises to a ridge: views of Taboche and Cholatse are majestic. Then we continue through yak pastures to a wooden bridge and Duglha (4,620m/15,158ft). Next we climb steeply for an hour up the gravely terminal moraine of the Khumbu Glacier. Here we will discover the large group of stone-pine dedicated to the lost climbers and Sherpas during their Everest expedition. It also serves the awe-inspiring views of Khumbutse, Lingtren and Pumori. Everest is hidden behind the towering Nuptse – Lhotse wall. Walk along the valley and climb for an hour to reach Lobuche.Overnight in Lobuche

Meals: breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation:  Lodge accommodation

Day 6

Trek from Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5,170 m.) continue to Everest Base Camp and back to Gork Shep (5,356 m., 8-hour trek)

Today is long yet rewarding day. We follow the windblown rocky path along the arid Khumbu moraine to the last settlement of Gorak Shep. After lunch, we walk on a feint trail to the world’s highest base camp, on the Khumbu Glacier: opposite the dreaded icefall – the most challenging part of an Everest ascent. In April/May, the trail is busy with porters carrying supplies and the site riot of colorful tents set on icy plains. Base camp don not have the view of Everest but offers wonderful view of Khumbu icefalls and Lhotse-Nuptse gigantic wall. Trek back to Gorakshep for overnight.Overnight in Gorak Shep.

Meals: breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation:  Lodge accommodation

Day 7

Hike to Kalapathar (5,545 m.) and continue trekking to Pheriche (4,240 m. 5-hour trek).

A pre-sunrise start is needed to avoid morning cloud. Climb uphill for 2 – 3 hours up to Kala Patthar (5,545m/18,192ft) to enjoy the sunrise on the top of world’s highest peak, Everest. We walk on a fairly steep trail at gradual pace. As we are climbing up the ridge, we can admire Lingtren, Khumbutse and Changtse mountains. The views from the summit is outstanding. After spending some moments at the peak, we retrace back to Gorak Shep which is easier than climbing up to Kala Patthar.After lunch, we descend down to Pheriche for comfortable night.Overnight in Pheriche

Meals: breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation:  Lodge accommodation

Day 8

Trek from Pheriche to Namche Bazzar (3,450 m., 6-hour trek).

Today we descend down approximately 2,000ft and walk on a trail with numbers of ups and downs. We climb down through hillside endowed with rhododendron and juniper trees and cross a bridge over the Dudh Koshi River. We climb down rapidly through forested trail where we can discover mountains goats, pheasants and other wild animals and birds. The trail reaches Sansa from where we get the great view of Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Nuptse mountains. Further we walk on a zigzag trail through forest before reaching Namche Bazaar.Overnight in Namche Bazaar

Meals: breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation:  Lodge accommodation

Day 9

Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,840 m., 6-hour trek).

After breakfast, we descend down through a rocky terrain. The majority of today’s trail goes alongside the Dudh Koshi River. We cross suspension bridges multiple times, pass several monasteries and villages before reaching Lukla. After reaching Lukla, we take a well-deserved rest and celebrate with our porters as they will not accompany us back to Kathmandu.Overnight in Lukla

Meals: breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation:  Lodge accommodation

Day 10

Take flight from Lukla to Kathmandu

We will wake up early in the morning and get ready for the entrance of our plane for returning back to Kathmandu. Then, we will transfer back to our hotel.Overnight in Kathmandu.

Meals: breakfast,

Cost Include

Service included

  • Domestic Airport Transfer (Airport – Hotel – Airport)
  • Trekking Permit: Necessary  All Trekking Permit and company paperwork.
  • Domestic flight Ticket:  (KTM-LUK-KTM) Limit weight is 16 kg per person.
  •  Trekking Guide: An experienced, helpful, friendly, and   English speaking trekking guide
  • Full board Meals:- 3 Meals a day during the trekking ( Breakfast, Lunch, dinner)
  • All Lodge Accommodation  & Breakfast :  9 Night Twin Sharing Lodge to lodge Accommodation  & Breakfast during the trek
  • Trekking Equipment: Sleeping bag, Down Jacket,walking poles
  • Everest Trekking map,Walking Poles if needed.
  • Company T-Shirt,  Duffel Bag
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available)
  • All Government Taxes and Service charge.

Service excluded

  • Personal Insurance and Rescue Evaluation In case of emergency
  • The entire bar bills like coke, beer, Hot shower, Hot chocolate , Bottle Drinks
  • WI-Fi ,  Electronic Device  re-Charge
  • Trekking Porter- USD 190
  • All kinds of Drinks
  • Tipping

Check List


• Rucksack for our porter to take your gear ( if you don’t have it, we will provide Company duffel Bag)
• Daypack for carrying your personal things like water, snacks and your camera
• Waterproof pack cover or dry bags


• Weatherproof walking boots or shoes
• Inside footwear (flip flops)
• Multiple pairs of warm socks


• Down jacket ( if you don’t have it, our company will provide it)
• Warm baselayer underwear top and bottoms (woolen or synthetic)
• Light breathable hiking trousers and t-shirt
• Warm midlayer top (woolen or synthetic)
• Waterproof jacket
• Comfortable warm clothing for at night
• Insulated hat
• Warm gloves
• Sun hat
• Sunglasses


• Sleeping Bag ( -20 Degree) If you don’t have it, Our Company will provide it)
• Trekking poles
• Aluminium water bottle
• Headlamp or torch


• Sun screen
• Chapstick
• Camera & batteries
• Power adapter & chargers
• Toiletries
• Travel towel

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