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Short Everest Base Camp Trekking

Short Everest Base Camp Trekking - 12 Days

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Facts About Trip

Duration: 12 days
Accommodation: Hotel in Kathmandu, lodge during trek
Height: 5555m
Best Season: Spring and Autumn
Grade: Moderate
Activity: Trekking, sightseeing
Transportation: Private Car, Flight
Treks Type: Private Car, Flight
Group Size 1 - 14 person

Short Everest Base Camp Trekking Overview

TRIP OVERVIEW

Short Everest Base Camp trek is popular among the limited time trekkers. It reduces the time during the trek by avoiding the leisure day of acclimatization. Short EBC trekking is identical to EBC trekking, but it takes less time. You will need to be physically fit and mentally prepared for trekking as the Short Everest Base Camp Treks trail crosses high altitudes above 3,000m.

SHORT EBC TREKKING

Trekking to the Everest Base Camp begins at Lukla (2.800m) after a scenic flight from Kathmandu, you will reach the airport. Trek starts from Lukla to Phakding.You will often see spectacular mountain scenery such as Numbur Himal and Karyoulung (6 511m), Kongde Shar (6 6093m), Kusum Kangaru (6 367m) and Thamserku (6 608m). The trail is mostly flat. Pangbuche Khola Bridge, which is just one junction of Bhote Koshi River, is the most impressive.

The Namche Bazaar's top and Everest View hotel offer breathtaking views of Mount Everest. Ama Dablam (6,856m), Kangtekga (6,665m), Pek 38/ Shar Tse (7,591m), Lhotse Shar (8,393m), Lhotse ( 8,516m), Lhotse Col (7,925m), South Col (7,925m), Mt. Everest (8,848m), Nuptse (7.861m), Tabuche Peak (6.369m) & Khumbi Yul Lha (5,761m). The trail continues up through the Tenzing Norgay Memorial Stupa before Kenjoma. Then drop through the pine forest until you reach the Dhudha Koshi Bridge at Phunke Tenga. Finally, climb to the Tengboche Monastery, with beautiful Mountain View. Dibuche is another option to Tynagbuche. You will again cross the bridge at Imja Khola, before heading to Pangbuche Village.

Near Thukla Pass, where the Khumbu Glacier starts with, there are many monuments that honor those who were killed during the expedition. From Lobuche to Gorekshep, you can visit the Italian Research Center (Pyramid) which is the main attraction of short Day Everest Base Camp Trek.

Mt Everest Base Camp is located at 5,360m. Here you can see the Khumbu Icefall and Khumbu Glacier as well as high Himalayan scenery. Many expedition groups can view the spring season. EBC seems like mini Thamel during spring. Kalapattar, which means "Black Rock" in Nepali, is the most popular viewpoint to see Mt. Everest at an elevation of 5,643 meters above sea level; 

BEST SEASON

Nepal has four seasons: winter, spring and monsoon. But it also describes somewhere else Six The most popular season to trek is between spring and autumn. The most popular season for tourists is autumn. It falls between September and November. Monsoons are just over the area where the hills become refilled with lush greenery and clean, fresh air. In the lower elevations, the weather is not hot or cold and the mountain views are spectacular in the higher land.

Outlining the daily itinerary for the Short Everest Base Camp Trek by Holiday Planner Trek:

Day Trek Route Elevation (m) Elevation (ft) Distance (km) Duration (hours)
01 Arrival in Kathmandu International - - - -
02 Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla, Trek to Phakding 2610 8352 8 3-4
03 Phakding to Namche Bazaar 3340 11,008 10 5-6
04 Namche Bazaar to Tengboche 3860 12,352 9 5-6
05 Tengboche to Dingboche 4410 14,100 12 5-6
06 Acclimatization day in Dingboche 4410 14,100 - -
07 Dingboche to Lobuche 4910 15,712 10 5-6
08 Lobuche to Gorakshep, and EBC 5140 / 5364 16,448 / 17,165 15 7-8
09 Day Hike to Kalapathar, Trek back to Pheriche 5550 / 4240 17,776 / 13,568 14 7-8
10 Pheriche to Namche Bazaar 3440 11,008 13 6-7
11 Namche Bazaar to Lukla 2840 9,088 18 6-7
12 Fly back from Lukla to Kathmandu 1300 4,160 - -
13 Departure for home - - - -

Please note that the table provides an overview of the daily itinerary, including the trek route, elevation (in meters and feet), approximate distance (in kilometers), and approximate duration (in hours) of each day's trek. The specific distance and duration information for each day is based on average trekking times and can vary depending on factors such as weather conditions and individual trekking pace. Always follow the guidance of your trekking agency or guide for the most accurate and updated information regarding the Short Everest Base Camp Trek.Here, We have some other Trekking packages are available in Everest Region as Everest Base Camp Trek ,Everest Three High Passes TrekShort Everest Base Camp Trekking , 9 Days EBC Helicopter Return TrekGokyo Lake Trek Enjoy your Trip.

Short Everest Base Camp Trekking Itinerary Expand/Collapse All

Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

Food

Dinner

Accomodation

Hotel

Elevation

1300

We Welcome to the great country of the Himalayan Kingdom: Nepal. Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport, our representative will welcome you and assists in transferring you to your hotel in Kathmandu. After you spend a few hours relaxing and a getting refreshed, you will be invited to a welcome dinner in a typical Nepalese restaurant in the heart of Kathmandu city, where a briefing about your trip will take place.  You then will spend the night in your prearranged hotel.

Day 2 : Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla, Trek to Phakding

Food

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accomodation

Lodge

Elevation

2610

Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla. This is a really early 45-minute scenic flight to Lukla in the morning. Being the gateway to the great Mount Everest Base Camp, Lukla is home to the only airport in the region and is known for being one of the most “challenging” airports in the world. Once you arrived in Lukla you are given breakfast before starting your first day of trekking. Today consists of a short day trek of approximately three hours and pass the small villages of Chheplung, Thadokoshi, Ghat before arriving at Phakding where you stay the night.

Day 3 : Phakding to Namche Bazaar

Food

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accomodation

Lodge

Elevation

3440

Onwards and upwards to Namchebazar. Namche Bazaar is the biggest town on this trip and famed as the Sherpa Hub in the region. After breakfast, you’ll begin your treks upwards. This is one of the hardest days of the trek, however, you are blessed with stunning mountain views of Thamserku and Kusumkangaru, Dodhkoshi river and get your first glimpse of the great Everest peak. Lunch will be had at Jorsalle before you cross the double suspension bridge dubbed as “Hilary bridge”. Once you reach Namche Bazaar, you will spend the evening resting and walking around the lively town.

Day 4 : Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche

Food

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accomodation

Lodge

Elevation

3860

Trek to Tengboche. Tengboche is a nice place to spend the night. The days trail very nice and gentle. However, the day begins with a very hard trek to the top of Namche Bazaar village, before you are rewarded with a stunningly beautiful and relatively flat walk to Kyanjuma. Along the way, you get the opportunity to see the top of Everest, Nupche, Lhotse and several other famed peaks around. After Kyanjuma, the trail then drops down to the Dodhkoshi and after crossing the bridge you get to Fungi Thanga. The trail to get to Tengboche a bit harder and takes about two and half hours. Once you arrive in Tengboche you can visit the biggest monastery in the region, talks with the Monks and stay overnight in the cosy hamlet.

Day 5 : Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche

Food

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accomodation

Lodge

Elevation

4910

Trek to Dingboche. Today you start to feel the effects of the gaining altitude and lowing oxygen levels, so you may start to find the walk a bit harder, even on the flats. The trail is mainly downhill to Debuche, nice and gentle walk through the rhododendron forest until to the bridge of Imja Khola. After the bridge the climb begins, passing superb Mani stones carved with the Tibetan Buddhist chant Mani Padme Hum. Once you reach Pangboche at 3860m, the trail then steepens to Dingboche where you can enjoy the stunning views of Amadablam.

Day 6 : Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche

Food

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accomodation

Lodge

Elevation

4910

Trek to Lobuche. Today you should walk slow and steady. At the beginning, again the climb is very nice and easy until you reach Dhukla very. The trail after Dhukla goes directly up the terminal moraine of the Khumbu Glacier for about one hour, then left into a memorial area known as Chhukpilhara, before reaching Lobuche at 4930m. This is very hard and you can really begin to feel the lowering levels of oxygen in the air. The night is very, very cold here, so you should prepare the nights with warm jackets and wearing a hat is essential.

Day 7 : Lobuche to Gorakshep and EBC

Food

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accomodation

Lodge

Elevation

5364

Trek to Gorakshep. The trail continues to Gorak Shep at 5160m. It takes approximately three hours of gradual climbing. Once you arrive at Gorakshep, you should prepare yourself for Everest Base Camp. The trail is mainly rocks, narrow pathways and conditions can become windy and snowy (conditions normally sit around -15). Today will fulfil your dream. Here you realise that all the hard work was worth it, and you’re once in a lifetime dream to reach Everest Base Camp is about to come true. Once you arrive, we spent around 15-30minute here where you can take photographswith the group and your friends, before walking back down back the same way to Gorakhshep to spend the night.

Day 8 : Day Hike to Kalapathar, Trek back to Pheriche

Food

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accomodation

Lodge

Elevation

4240

Today’s hike consists of a very tough climb to Kalapathar(Black Rock) at 5545m early in the morning, before descending down to Pheriche. Kalapathar is a small peak that offers the best view of Everest without climbing it. The view of Everest is pretty close to the Kalapathar and is a very memorable experience. Once you have completed this giant feit, you decent back down to Gorekhshep have breakfast begin the climb down to Pheriche rest.

Day 9 : Trek from Pheriche to Namche Bazaar

Food

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accomodation

Lodge

Elevation

3440

Trek to Namchebazaar. If you felt sick at all, today you will begin to feel a lot better as you descend to a level of much high oxygen. You have to back the same way passing through the Pangboche, Tengboche, Fungethanga, Lausasa and Kyanjuma. You may see some wild animals and birds if you are lucky, including Himalayan Thar, Blue Ship and Musk Deer. Here you can celebrate as reality begins to sink in. Overnight stay at Namche bazaar with a lovely warm shower.

Day 10 : Trek back to Lukla

Food

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accomodation

Lodge

Elevation

2840

Trek back to Lukla. Today is your last day of trekking. This route is stunning and mostly downhill – passing many country sites and villages including Jorsalle, Monju, Banker, Phakding, Ghat and more. You now have one last night inthe mountains, so make it worthwhile.

Day 11 : Fly back from Lukla to Kathmandu then transfer to the hotel.

Food

Dinner

Accomodation

Hotel

Elevation

1300

Fly back from Lukla to Kathmandu. Most of the time you will get the morning flight so you should be prepared to go to the airport early. Once aboard you get another very nice 45-minute flight to Kathmandu. Our guide, still with you, will drop you to the hotel in Kathmandu. Our manager will meet you in the evening then take you for the farewell dinner.

Day 12 : Departure for home.

Food

Breakfast

Departure for home. Today our Departure for home. Today our driver will drop you to the International Airport for the final departure. I wish you have a nice and safe journey back home.driver will drop you at the International Airport for the final departure if you wish.

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Cost Includes

  • Airport Pick-up and Drop-off service in a private vehicle
  • Two nights twin-sharing accommodation (stander touris  hotel} with breakfast
  • Welcome and farewell dinner at one of the best Nepalese restaurants with traditional, ethnic music and dance
  • Airport transfer for domestic & international flight
  • Sagarmatha National Park entrance fees 
  • TIMS (Trekkers Security Card) Card
  • Khumbu Gaupalika Tax (Local Tax)
  • Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flight tickets
  • Airport departure tax
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • Twin Sharing accommodation (Lodge or guest house) during the trek (4 hot showers)
  • Seasonal fresh fruits after every dinner while on a trek
  • Tea/Coffee (Served in a cup)
  • Government licensed and well trained English speaking guide and his entire expenses
  • Porters (One porter for each 2 members) and his entire expenses
  • Insurance of Guide and Porter
  • All required overnment taxes
  • Down jackets and sleeping bags (If  you need)
  • Company T-Shirt & duffel bag as a porter bag 
  • Trip route map for you to keep as a souvinier

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal Visa fee and International flight.
  • Meal except for Breakfast in Kathmandu.
  •  All personal expenses such as bar bills, water, extra tea/coffee, snacks, battery re-charge, laundry service, etc.
  • Personal clothing and gears.
  • Tips to guide and porters.
  • Cost raised by flight cancellation, emergency rescue charges, landslide, weather, political unrest, illness, re-routing etc which are not under our control.
  • Monument entrance fees.

Altitude Graph

Route Map

route map

Additional Information

Trekking Gears and Equipment

Trekking gear is essential equipment and clothing required for safe and comfortable trekking in various terrains and weather conditions. Having the right trekking gear can significantly enhance your trekking experience and ensure your safety on the trails. Here's a list of basic trekking gear that you should consider carrying for your trekking adventure:

  • Backpack: A durable and comfortable backpack with proper shoulder straps and waist belt to carry all your gear during the trek.

  • Trekking Boots: Sturdy and waterproof trekking boots with good ankle support to protect your feet and provide stability on uneven terrains.

  • Moisture-Wicking Socks: High-quality moisture-wicking socks to keep your feet dry and prevent blisters.

  • Trekking Pants: Lightweight and quick-drying pants that are comfortable for trekking. Convertible pants that can be converted into shorts are also useful.

  • Trekking Shirts: Moisture-wicking and breathable shirts that provide protection from the sun.

  • Insulating Layers: Depending on the trek's altitude and weather, carry insulating layers such as a fleece jacket or down jacket.

  • Rain Jacket: A waterproof and breathable rain jacket to protect you from rain and wind.

  • Hat and Gloves: A wide-brimmed hat to shield you from the sun and cold-weather gloves for higher altitudes.

  • Trekking Poles: Lightweight and adjustable trekking poles to provide stability and reduce strain on your knees during descents.

  • Headlamp/Flashlight: A reliable headlamp or flashlight with extra batteries for night trekking or power outages in lodges.

  • Sleeping Bag: A high-quality and warm sleeping bag suitable for the expected temperatures during the trek.

  • Trekking Towel: A compact and quick-drying towel for personal hygiene during the trek.

  • Water Bottles/Hydration System: Carry reusable water bottles or a hydration system to stay hydrated during the trek.

  • Sunscreen and Lip Balm: High SPF sunscreen and lip balm with UV protection to safeguard your skin from the sun's rays.

  • First Aid Kit: A basic first aid kit with essentials like adhesive bandages, antiseptic wipes, pain relievers, and blister treatment.

  • Personal Toiletries: Carry biodegradable soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, and other personal hygiene items.

  • Camera and Binoculars: Optional but great for capturing memories and observing wildlife during the trek.

  • Trekking Map/GPS: A detailed trekking map or GPS device to help you navigate the trails.

  • Reusable Trash Bag: To minimize your environmental impact, carry a reusable trash bag to pack out any waste.

Remember to pack light and choose high-quality gear that suits the specific trekking conditions. The type of gear required may vary based on the trek's difficulty, altitude, and climate. Before embarking on your trek, consult with your trekking agency or guide for a comprehensive packing list tailored to your specific trekking destination.

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12 Days
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