• Short Everest Base Camp Trek

Short Everest Base Camp Trek

Overview

Trip Facts

  •    Country: Nepal
  •    Trip grade: moderate
  •    Destination: Everest
  •    Activities: Trekking
  •    Accommodation: Guest House In trek/ Hotel In City
  •    Meals: BB in Kathmandu, Full board on trek.
  •    Maximum altitude: 5545m
  •    Group size: 2 pax and above
  •    Best Season: Sept to Nov, Mar to May

Trip Higlights

  • Visit the gateway of Everest Namche Bazaar
  • Oldest and biggest Tengboche and Pangboche Monastery
  • The highest national park, Sagarmatha.
  • Biggest icefall nad Biggest glacier Khumbu.
  • 360-degree Himalayan range view from Kalapatthar.
  • Green village Khumjung and Khunde with Hilary school and hospital.

Trip Information

The Everest Base Camp trek takes plenty of days to ascend. Minimizing the time, we have brought Short Everest Base Camp Trek for you. This Short Base Camp trek takes you to the base of Everest in a really short time than the standard time.  However, conquering the base camp in a short time is not very easy.  The diamond-like determination, unpenetrable willingness, and a healthy body are needed to go to the base of Everest in a short period of time through the trek.

Your  Everest Base Camp Short Trek will start from the scenic flight that you do from Kathmandu to Lukla.  And, what’s funny is, the flight is also short as well.  As we will ascend further through the trek, our encounter with the mountains will be often.  It excites as we see a glimpse of mountains far from Lukla. 

The Short Everest Base Camp Trek delivers you the most exciting views of mountains.  It’s absolutely the best you can have in a short trek.  Despite the flawless views, the journey rewards.  The Short Everest  Base Camp Trek deducts all the acclimatization days that you used to have in the normal Everest Base Camp Trek. That makes trekking to the upper region difficult. In simpler terms, you have to continue your trek without taking a break. Yes, you heard it right. , without a break day.  So, it’s better if you have prior experience high altitude trekking. You can also check the Rapid Everest Base Camp Trek package for extra ways to reach out to the basecamp. More importantly, if you just have a day or two free and you wish to step into the Everest Base Camp, we suggest you do the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour. That is a popular tour among the voyages these days.

Detail Itinerary

Short Everest Base Camp Trek itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu transfer to Hotel{Elevation: 1400m}

  • Today is your first day in Kathmandu- the capital city of Himalayan Counter Nepal. 
  • Mission Himalaya Treks and expeditions Representative will welcome in Tribhuvan International Airport.
  • He transfers you to The Respective hotel in Thamel
  • The afternoon is leisure time for you.
  • Evening we will check your trekking equipment and introduce you to your guide
  • Evening we will bring your for Local Nepali Cuisine in typical Nepali Restaurant with Cultural Dance show and music Live show freely.
  • Transfer to Your hotel

 


Accommodation: 3-star Category Hotel/Meals: Welcome Dinner/Transportation: Private deluxe Vehicle for Airport pick up/Activities: None.


 Day 02: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla and Trek from Lukla to Phakding(Elevation:2650m)

  • {Trekking Duration: 3 to 4 hours}
  • Morning Breakfast in Kathmandu then drive to Airport domestic terminal
  • Take a scenic flight to Lukla-a gateway of Khumbu 
  • Meet the porters in Lukla and prepare your luggage and trekking Gear.
  • Trekking in the valley of Dudh Koshi around 3 hours to 4 hours to Phakding.
  • Attraction: Mt. Kusum near Thadokoshi. Chortens, rivers, Jungles and Local sherpa village.
  • Evening explores Phakding. Dinner and the guide Describe your tomorrow plan of trekking.

 


Accommodation: Tea house or Lodges/Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and  Dinner/Transportation: Private deluxe Vehicle for Airport drop and flight for Kathmandu to Lukla/ Activities: Trekking.


Day 03: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar(Elevation:3440m){Trekking Duration: 5 to 6 hours}

  • Morning take breakfast in Phakding then cross the river at Phakding 
  • Pass villages: Zamphute, Toktok, Benkar, Monjo.
  • Then check or buy the permits by your guide. Trek to Jorsalle.
  • Lunch and continue trek to Namche
  • the mountain has seen: Thamserku, Everest viewpoint to see first-time Everest. 
  • Pass a very tall suspension bridge over the Dudh Koshi River.
  • Evening explores Namche and Sherpa Museum to learn Sherpa culture and tradition or if you have enough time hike Everest view hotel for good acclimatization. Night: Guide description above next day trekking. Overnight at Namche. 

Accommodation: Tea house or Lodges/Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and  Dinner/Transportation: None/ Activities: Trekking.


Day 04:Trek from Namche to Tyangboche{Elevation: 3870m}{trekking hours: 5 to 6 hours}

  • Breakfast in Namche.
  • Trekking flat and gradually uphill to Sanasa which is the separation of a trek to Gokyo and Everest Base Camp
  • Trek down to Phungithana and Cross the river with Suspension Bridges.
  • Mountains: Everest, Lhotse, Lhotse Sar, Amadablam, Thamserku, Kwongde. 
  • Village pass: Kyangjuma, Sanasa, Lousasa, Phungithanka.
  • Lunch and trek uphill to Tyangboche. 
  • Evening explores Tyangboche Monastery- Khumbu region Biggest and oldest Monastery, Buddhist pilgrimage sites, and sees meditation and lama praying.
  • Dinner and guide description 
  • Overnight at Tyangboche.

 


Accommodation: Tea house or Lodges/Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and  Dinner/Transportation: None/ Activities: Trekking.


Day 05: Trek from Tyangboche to Dingboche(Elevation: 4410m){Trekking duration: 5 to 6 hours}

  • Today we are in higher elevation trekking. If you have prior physical fitness it helps you and normal.
  • Morning breakfast and down half-hour to Debuche then flat till Imja Khola river then uphill to Pangboche
  • Mountain has seen: Island peak, Amphulaptsa, Tabuche, Cholatse, Amadablam, Everest, Lhotse and Lhotse-Sar, Lobuche peak. 
  • Uphill and flat from Pangboche to Somare
  • Lunch in Somare
  • Flat down and uphill from Somare to Dingboche
  • Evening Explore Dingboche or hiking to Nagsarkang for good acclimatization or leisure at the hotel.

Accommodation: Tea house or Lodges/Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and  Dinner/Transportation: None/ Activities: Trekking.


Day 06: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche(Elevation: 4920m){trekking duration:4 to 5 hours}

  • Breakfast in Dingboche and trek uphill half hour on the way Nagsarkang Peak. 
  • Then falt trekking till Thukla.
  • Lunch in Thukla at the end of Khumbu Glacier
  • Trek uphill to Climbers Memorial park for climbing people. The person who climbed Mt. Everest and not came back from Summiting. Many Players flags surroundings and the Great Amadablam mountain view.
  • Memorial park to Lobuche gradually flat trails. 
  • Mountain see: Pumori, Nuptse, Lobuche east and West peak, Tabuche Cholatse
  • Evening viewpoint of Khumbu glacier or hiking to Pyramid and back. Dinner guide description and overnight. 

 


Accommodation: Tea house or Lodges/Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and  Dinner/Transportation: None/ Activities: Trekking.


Day 07: Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep(Elevation: 5170m) and hike to Everest base camp.{trekking duration: 7 to 8 hours}

  • Morning early breakfast in Lobuche and walk over Khumbu Glacier
  • Today we will go to the final destination to catch your goal of World Highest Mountain Mt. Everest Base Camp. 
  • Trekking till Gorakshep. Check-in tea house and lunch.
  • Hike to Everest Base camp and back to Gorakshep
  • Explore Everest Base camp, Khumbu glacier, Icefall.
  • Mountains: Khumbutse, Changtse, Everest south cool, Nuptse, Lhotse. 
  • Everest Cannot see today from Everest Base camp. 
  • Back to Gorakshep and dinner description with guide and overnight at lodges.

 


.Accommodation: Tea house or Lodges/Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and  Dinner/Transportation: None/ Activities: Trekking.


Day 08: Hike to Kalapatthar and trek back to Pheriche(Elevation:4200m){Trekking duration: 7 to 8 hours}

  • Hike to Kalapatthar at 3 am in the morning. 
  • See a mesmerizing 360-degree view of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Makalu, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Mt. Kusum, Tabuche, Cholatse, Pumori, Lingren, Khumbutse, Changtse, and several Himalayan snow-capped peaks.
  • Back to Gorakshep breakfast
  • Trek back down to Thukla and Lunch. 
  • Trek down and flat windy place Pheriche. 
  • The evening can go Pheriche Aid post to learn about Altitude Sickness freely. In front Amadablam views.
  • Evening dinner and guide description about the next day. 

 


Accommodation: Tea house or Lodges/Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and  Dinner/Transportation: None/ Activities: Trekking.


Day 09: Trek from Pheriche to Namche:{Trekking Duration: 7 to 8 hours}[ Elevation: 3400m]

  • Breakfast at Pheriche and trek uphill to Pheriche pass and downhill to Somare, Pangboche and Debuche. 
  • Trek uphill half-hour to Tyangbhe and lunch in front of Thamserku Mountain.
  • Downhill to Phungithanka and uphill to Sanasa. Tea time at Sanasa. Then flat and downhill to Namche. 
  • Possibly today can see some wild animals like blue sheep, Himalayan Thar. 
  • Evening Lunch and guide description about the next day plan. 
  • Overnight at Namche. 

Accommodation: Tea house or Lodges/Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and  Dinner/Transportation: None/ Activities: Trekking.


Day 10: Trek from Namche to Lukla(Elevation: 2805m){trekking duration: 7 hours}

  • The final day of trekking so early breakfast at Namche
  • Trekking down to Lukla, 
  • Pass Numerous village-like Jorsalle, Monju. Benkar, Toktok, Zamphute, Phakding, Thadokoshi, Chaurikharka and finally Lukla.
  • Cross numerous suspension bridge what are the characteristics of trekking. Check-in and confirm the ticket for a tomorrow morning flight.
  • Evening invite farewell dinner to your guide and porter in the succession of trekking if you are interested.Overnight at Lukla.  

 


Accommodation: Tea house or Lodges/Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and  Dinner/Transportation: None/ Activities: Trekking.


Day11: Fly to Kathmandu{Elevation:1400m}

  • The morning after enjoy mountain breakfast heading to Lukla airport.
  • Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu
  • Mission Himalaya Treks and Expedition guide will drop you to your respective hotel.
  • Afternoon leisure and shopping or massage time. 
  • Evening Mission Himalaya Treks and Expedition representative will come to share your experience of Trekking with us
  • Provide you the trekking completed certificate. Overnight in Kathmandu Hote.

 


Accommodation: 3-star Category Hotel/Meals Included: Breakfast/Transportation: Flight and private car from the airport to Hotel/ Activities: None.


Day 12: Departure your holiday.

  • Morning breakfast
  • last hour of shopping.
  • Our office representative drops prior to 3 hours than your scheduled flight to your sweet home. 
  • Ended the trip. I wish you have a safe journey. 
  • We will wait to see you next time for another adventure activities in Nepal, Tibet or Bhutan. 

 


Accommodation: No /Meals Included: Breakfast/Transportation: private car from Hotel to Airport drop/ Activities: None.

Cost Details

What is included?

 

  1. Domestic and international airport transfers according to the above-mentioned itinerary by private vehicles. 
  2. Domestic go and return flights with a guide(from Kathmandu to Lukla and return)
  3. Deluxe accommodation in Thamel Kathmandu(2 nights)
  4. 3 food throughout the trekking 
  5. Well experienced and government certified guide with first Aid trained guide salary food accommodation transportation and insurance were included.
  6. well strong porter with salary food accommodation and insurances included
  7. Trekking equipment (down jacket and sleeping bag) need to return after trek completion. 
  8. All Necessary paperwork and permits(Sagarmatha National park Permits and Khumbu Pasanga Lhamu gaunpalika Local permits)
  9. Firsi Aid Kit with oximeter with guide. 
  10. Welcome or farewell dinner in typical restaurant in thamel with dance and live music show. 
  11. All Government VAT and Taxes, Other company services Charges. 
  12. Trekking certificate after trek completion signed by your guide and company manager. 

 

What is not included?

  • Nepal visa fee, International air tickets, travel and medical insurance, emergency evacuation costs
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from the mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu (also in the case of early returns or late departures than the scheduled itinerary)
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, extra drinks, battery charge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, hot shower, etc.)

Useful info

Short Everest Base Camp Trek Gear/ Everest base camp trek Packing list.

1, Gloves:

Most of the lower elevation less than 4500m fleece gloves will be fine but hike to Everest base camp and Kalapatthar 2 days we(mission Himalaya Treks) Suggest you bring winter gloves like winter Ski Gloves. It is very useful for morning sunrise hike to Kala Patthar,

2, Sunglass: 

We suggest bringing very good UV protection and polarized lenses sunglass for the Everest Base Camp trek. Sometimes it helps to protect you from the reflection of snow to your eye sp[ecially for a winter trek. 

3, Slippers:

Warm down slippers help you keep warm when you stay in tea houses in the morning and evening time. Because it's not very comfortable at the tea house to wear hiking shoes all the time.  

4, Sleeping bag: 

We(mission Himalaya Treks Suggest you bring a sleeping bag when you trek to Everest Base Camp. But we request pack a lighter sleeping bag for your easy trek. In case if you feel cold at night you can consult with our guide for an extra blanket from tea houses. depends on trekking season and availability they will normally give you a blanket. 

5, Backpack:

If you will going to do an organized tour with a guide and porter you can pack your things in the backpack of 55 to 65 l backpack for porters and for your daylight backpack you can use 30 to 4o ltr. in your day backpack, you can put water camera water for a drink and some suncream with a raincoat for instant rain protection. Other things that you need in teahouses you can pack in your big porter backpack. 

Other Trekking gear for Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek

6. Bandana, 7. Base layer top and bottom8, backpack rain cover 9. Fleece pants  10 Wool hat 11 Wool jacket and sweeter 12 Headlamp with a good quality battery 13. Hiking shoes 14. Hiking socks 15. Insulated jacket 16. Long sleeve shirts 17. Rain jacket 18. Rain pants   19. Sunblock and lip balm(50 SPF SUGGESTED) 20. Sun hat 21. Water Biottle9(2 one for hot water and another for cold water)m22. Towel 23. Some Energy snacks 24. Locks for luggage 25. Some bathroom kit like hand cleaner, Toiletries, Toilet paper, Wet tissue, Hand sanitizer) 26. Trekking poles 27. Some first-aid kits 28. Electric Adapter 29. Sleeping bag liner 30. Water Purification Tablets

Customer Reviews


Everest Base convenient trek

Serrano Munoz | Spain

Rating: 5

I did a Short trek to Everest Base camp and Kalapatthar. It was convenient, comfortable and quite difficult. A friendly and helpful guide and good porter. The days were well-paced and easy to book from Mission Himalaya.


Trekking to World highest mountain Mt. Everest Base Camp.

Agus Torres Horno | America

Rating: 5

Had a great Trekking to World highest mountain Mt. Everest Base Camp 5364m  was a fun escaping the crowding of Kathmandu Birendra my guide was also wonderful. The view from Kalapatthar was so brilliant. Really impressed the world best trekking. Ama Dablam was my best mountain. Heart-touching.

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