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Short Everest Base camp Trek

Short Everest Base camp Trek - 10 Days

Overview and Highlights

Key Information

Best Seasons

March to May/Sep to Dec

Group Size

+2

Duration

10 Days

Trek Difficulty

Moderate

Maximum Altitude

5,364m-17,598ft

Accommodation

Lodge/Teahouse

Meal

Lunch/Dinner/Breakfast

Region

Everest

Country

Nepal

Activity

Trekking

Destination

Everest Base Camp

Trip Starts

Kathmandu

Trips Ends

Kathmandu

Highlights Of Short Everest Base Camp Trek

  • Scenic flight to Lukla Airport- The most dangerous airport in the world.
  • Immerse yourself in Sherpa culture as you trek through traditional Sherpa villages.
  • Take in stunning views of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, and Makalu – some of the most famous mountains in the world.
  • Step on Khumbu's legendry landmarks, Lukla (Lukla airport), Namche Bazar, Tengboche (Tengboche Monastery), Pangboche, Dingboche, Lobuche, Gorekshep, Kala Patthar, and finally mt. Everest Base Camp.
  • Stay in comfortable teahouses each night, enjoying hearty Himalayan food and warm hospitality.
  • Get up close with wildlife, such as Red Panda, leopards, deer, yaks, Himalayan Thar, and more!
  • Spend one day exploring Kathmandu before your departure home so you can take in its rich history and vibrant culture (or explore other parts of Nepal).
  • Visit Sagarmatha National Park- World UNESCO Heritage Site and Khumbu's largest Monastery (Tengboche Monastery).
  • Join us on the shortest Everest base camp trek now!

 

The short trek to Everest base camp is a short adventurous journey that takes 10 days to reach. Our short best Everest Base Camp trek takes you through some of the most picturesque scenery in Nepal, including the world-famous Everest Base Camp. Plus, short hiking to Everest view hotel, the Sherpa villages (Namche Bazaar), Sagarmatha National Park (A UNESCO World Heritage Site), Buddhist religious stupas, prayer flags, and prayer wheels all along the trail make it very spiritual and religious. From there, the short Everest trek continues up through the Khumbu Valley to the foot of the world's highest mountain. The ultimate destination is Everest camps (Everest Base Camp), at an elevation of 5,364 meters.

As a matter of fact, the view of Everest from base camp is only half of the summit. To see Everest's full size, you must climb to Kala Patthar, at 5,545m. Kala Patthar offers the best views of Everest including Mt. Lhotse, Nuptse, Pumori, and Ama Dablam among others. The final four days are spent retracing your steps back to Kathmandu. Short Everest Base Camp Trek 10 Days is an unforgettable experience and a must-do for any traveller visiting Nepal. It is an unforgettable experience.

If you're looking for a Nepal trekking adventure, but don't have a lot of time to plan and prepare, the short trek to Everest is the perfect choice for you. Many people who come to Kathmandu on holiday want to see some of the country's most popular tourist attractions, but they are often only here for a few days or weeks at most.

Everest Base Camp Trek Facts

Everest Short Trek is an epic adventure that captures the hearts of trekkers and mountaineers from all around the world. Situated amidst the majestic Himalayas, the trek offers breathtaking views, thrilling challenges, and an opportunity to stand at the foot of the world's highest peak. Here are some Everest Base Camp Short Trek facts that you should know before you go.

  • Everest short trekking is not technical, meaning that you don't need any special skills or equipment to complete it.
  • The trek can be done by people of all ages and fitness levels.
  • The average length of the trek is 12-14 days, but it can be done in as little as 10 days if you're short on time.
  • Everest Base Camp Trek Difficulty level ranges from moderate to difficult depending on how fast you want to climb up and down the mountain (and how many other people are also in your group).
  • You will likely spend $1000-$1500 for an Everest Base Camp Trek cost from Kathmandu.
  • The Everest Base Camp trek covers a distance of approximately 130 kilometres (80 miles) round trip. It starts with a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, a small mountain airstrip that serves as the gateway to the Everest region.
  • On average, Everest Base Camp Temperature ranges from 14°C to 18°C during the day. However, at night, the temperature can plummet to a bone-chilling -15°C or even lower. It's essential to note that these are average figures, and actual temperatures can vary significantly depending on the season and weather conditions.
  • There's an amazing variety of food available along the way, so there's no reason to worry about getting sick!
  • Keep your eyes peeled for waterfalls off in the distance when walking through lush forests during the short trek in Nepal!

Personal guides ensure your safety during the Mount Everest Short Trek itself

When you book a Short Everest Base Camp Trek 10 Days with Northern Trekking Team, you will be assigned a personal local guide who will be with you throughout the trek. This guide will not only help ensure your safety but will also be able to answer any questions you have about the Everest Base Camp Short Trekking in Nepal.

Additionally, guides can provide insight into the culture and history of the Everest region and can give you recommendations on what sights to see along the way. Guides usually carry a satellite phone that connects them to an emergency hotline at all times so that they can request assistance if needed. These professional guides know how to navigate difficult terrain and how to make it through inclement weather so that you don’t have to worry about anything other than enjoying yourself on the Everest Base Camp Short Trekking!

The very reason why many tourists come to Nepal is because of its amazing natural beauty and rich cultural heritage. There's no need to sacrifice this amazing experience by spending your time worrying about whether or not you're going to be safe. With a professional guide by your side, nothing is stopping you from being safe while exploring the most beautiful place on earth!

Best time for Everest base camp trek

The best time for Everest Base Camp Trek is from mid-March to early May, or from late September to early November. These are the best time Everest base camp trek when the weather is most stable, and you'll have the best chance of getting clear views of Everest. Plus, you'll avoid the crowds that flock to Everest during high season.

October is a great month to trek short Everest base camp, as it's relatively warm in October (temperatures average around 10 degrees Celsius) and you'll have an easier time crossing snowfields on your way up the mountain.

Mid-November is also a good choice because you're less likely to run into heavy rain or snowstorms at this time of year. It will still be cold, but not as bad as winter. Keep in mind that winter conditions may make the trail impassable so don't take any risks if there's even a slight chance of bad weather!

Here are some tips to make your short Everest base camp trek more comfortable:

  1. Everest base camp trek cost
  2. Everest base camp trek map
  3. Everest base camp trek difficulty
  4. Best time for Everest base camp trek

Finally, it's worth noting that Khumbu Valley or Everest Region isn't quite like other regions in Nepal: Khumbu Valley is higher than much of the country (around 18,208 feet), so altitude sickness could be a concern for some people. If you plan to do the hike short Everest base camp trekking, get yourself plenty of rest before your trip and drink lots of water once you arrive at base camp.

Itinerary Expand All Close All

Food
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge/Teahouse
Elevation
2643

On day one, you'll fly into Lukla and then trek to Phakding. The flight is only 35 minutes, but it's a bit of a bumpy ride. The trek itself is 7.8 kilometers and will take you 3-4 hours to complete. Along the way, you'll get to see Sherpa's traditional villages.

Food
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge/Teahouse
Elevation
3442

Waking up in Phakding, you'll be ready to tackle the first real challenge of the trek: the Namche Bazaar. The trail today is steep and difficult, but the rewards are great. Once you reach Namche, you'll be able to rest and enjoy some of the best views on the entire trek. Here are a few things to keep in mind as you make your way to Namche Bazaar.
-The climb starts early.
-The incline is relentless at times and can be exhausting, so take your time on this one.
-Namche Bazaar is also known as the Village of Sherpas due to its high population of ethnic Sherpa people, so it's a good place for an authentic Himalayan experience! If you're looking for something a little more active, though, don't worry--you won't want to miss Hotel Everest View 3,800m. It has spectacular 360-degree views of the Khumbu Valley below. 
-There are several cafes in town that serve delicious food and offer beautiful panoramic views from their rooftop tables. Be sure to stop by one if you get the chance! 

Food
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge/Teahouse
Elevation
3856

The third day of the Everest Base Camp Trek takes you from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche. The distance is 8.6 kilometers and it will take you 5-6 hours to complete the trek. The first part of the trek is a gradual ascent to Tengboche. Along the way, you will be treated to stunning views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, and Ama Dablam. After reaching Tengboche, you will have some time to explore the monastery before heading back to your lodge for the night.

Food
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge/Teahouse
Elevation
4400

On day four of the Everest Base Camp Trek, you will wake up early and have breakfast at your guesthouse. You will then begin your trek to Dingboche, which will take approximately five to six hours. The trail is mostly uphill, so be prepared for a bit of a workout. However, the views are incredible and you will likely see some amazing snowcapped mountain views along the way. When you reach Dingboche, you can check into your guesthouse and relax for the rest of the evening.

Food
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge/Teahouse
Elevation
4950

The fifth day of the Everest Base Camp Trek is a relatively short one, at only 8 kilometers. However, don't be fooled by the distance - this is still a tough hike. The trail takes you from Dingboche to Lobuche, and the altitude gain is significant. Expect to spend 4-5 hours on the trail.
 

Food
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge/Teahouse
Elevation
5364

After a long day of trekking, you'll finally arrive at Gorak Shep, the last stop before Everest Base Camp. You may be tired, but don't miss the opportunity to visit Everest Base Camp! It's an amazing experience to stand at the base of the world's tallest mountain. Here are a few things to keep in mind during your visit: 
-The walk from Gorak Shep to Everest Base Camp is about 1.5 hours each way, so plan accordingly. 
-Be sure to pack warm clothing, as it can be quite cold at the EBC. 
-And finally, don't forget your camera! This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to take some incredible photos.

Food
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge/Teahouse
Elevation
4288

Waking up early is key on day seven, as you'll want to get an early start on the hike to Kala Patthar. The trek is a long one, but the views from the top are more than worth it. You can see the great views of Everest, Nuptse, Pumori, and the other Himalayas ranges. After enjoying the views, you'll head back down to Pheriche.

Food
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge/Teahouse
Elevation
3440

After a good night's sleep, you'll wake up refreshed and ready to tackle the long day ahead. The first part of the trek is relatively easy, following a wide valley for a few hours before reaching Pangboche. On the way, you'll have lunch and take a short break before continuing on to Namche Bazaar.

Food
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge/Teahouse
Elevation
2860

The final day of the trek is a descent from Namche Bazaar to Lukla, a total distance of 10 kilometers that takes 6-7 hours to complete. The trail is mostly downhill, but there are a few uphill sections as well. 

Food
Breakfast/Dinner
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
1401

After early morning breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back to Kathmandu. The flight takes about 35 minutes, and upon arrival, you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Kathmandu is a bustling city, and you'll likely want to spend some time exploring on your own before heading home. Our representative can help you book any additional tours or activities that you're interested in. 
On Day 10, there's not much to do besides relaxing and enjoying your last day in Nepal. In the evening, we'll have a farewell dinner where we can share stories and reflect on our time together. We'll also toast to new adventures and memories made on this incredible trek.

Cost Includes

  • All private Ground Transportation Including Airport Transfers.
  • 2 Night’s standred Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast(on the arrival day and after the Trekking).
  • Sagarmatha national park entry permits & Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality fee.
  • Domestic Flight Ticket (Ktm-Lukla, Luk-Ktm) / domestic airport Tax.
  • All accommodations in lodges/Tea Houses During the Treks.
  • Daily Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) 
  • Seasonal Fruits during trekking.
  • A first aid kit will be Available.
  • Sleeping bag, Down jacket, and Duffie bag. ( Refundable)
  • Trekking T-shirt, Trekking map, and Waterdrop.
  • An experienced, helpful, and friendly Guide, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation, and staff Insurance).
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu.

Cost Excludes

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Nepal entry visa fee.
  • International Airfare/Airport tax, City tour Sightseeing entry fees.
  • Personal expenses laundry, telephone calls, snacks, camera, and mobile battery charging 
  • porter If needed (one porter between two trekkers is recommended )
  • Health and travel Insurance.
  • Personal trekking gears.
  • Tips for trekking staff ( it is expected).
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned in the Price Includes section.

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CUSTOMER REVIEWS

  • Based on 4 Reviews

Hassan A | Saudi Arabia | On 20th Sep, 2023

1 Excellent

Everest base camp trek was wonderful

Trekking to Everest Base Camp during the monsoon season with Northern Trekking Team. I can confidently say that Northern Trekking Team made this adventure unforgettable, and I would highly recommend them to anyone looking best travel company in Nepal.


Saeed ahmed A | Saudi Arabia | On 20th Sep, 2023

1 Excellent

Wow great company

Excellent team! From the moment we set foot in Kathmandu, their warm welcome and attention to detail made the entire trip seamless. The well-organized lodges and hearty meals along the way were a comforting treat after long days of trekking. The fellowship among the team and fellow trekkers created a fantastic atmosphere, adding to the sense of accomplishment upon reaching Everest Base Camp. I highly recommend embarking on this adventure with the Northern Trekking Team, for an experience that will leave you in awe of the Himalayan beauty and with memories to last a lifetime.


Mohammed Aljuwaysim | Saudi Arabia | On 20th Sep, 2023

1 Excellent

It was great trips , Everest base camp trek + Kalapatthar 5545m

Thank you very much for this wonderful Everest base trek. Everything was super organized from the beginning to the end. Without any problems we booked the trek at Northern Trekking Team from Saudi Arabia . Questions were answered promptly by mingmar and his team. Our guide also Mingmar was already a piece of family for us .He was very professional and he did medical training safety 100%with NTT, mingmar give us fresh fruit everyday dinner time and on the way energy food provide us . and we are very grateful to them. For me it was a perfect trek with wonderful People and I choose the best company I am so lucky to have this company. I will come back with northern trekking team some day

Many many thanks for everything
Best regards Mohammed Aljuwaysim


حسن ا | Saudi Arabia | On 20th Sep, 2023

1 Excellent

Great company

I embarked on the Everest Base Camp trek during the monsoon season, and to say it was unforgettable would be an understatement. Guided by the exceptional Northern Trekking Team. From the moment I arrived in Kathmandu, the team at Northern Trekking ensured every detail was meticulously organized. They provided a comprehensive pre-trek briefing, which allayed any concerns I had about trekking during the monsoon season. Their experienced guides were enthusiastic and well-versed in the area, and their passion for the mountains was contagious. Read More
 


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