Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)
Our Mountain Mart Trekking Company Airport Representative will meet you outside the Terminal Hall. Please, look for our Treks and Expeditions play card. Transfer to hotel, introduce your trekking guide and check the necessities. Afternoon stroll Tourist colourful market Thamel down town.
Overnight in Kathmandu at Boutique Hotel with breakfast
Day 02: Full day Kathmandu City excursion
After breakfast, proceed for sightseeing tours to world heritage sites of Pashupatinath Temple-the holiest Hindu Temple on the bank of sacred Bagmati River, Bodhanath Stupa-the biggest Buddhist Stupa architecture in the world! Patan Durbar Square is the oldest city in the Kathmandu valley with age old tradition also called Lalitpur-the city of fine arts. The visit covers the Durbar Square, the Krishna temple, the Kumbheswore temple, the Golden temple and many more. Swayambhunath Stupa-the 2000 years old legendary stupa on the hillock also nick-named as monkey temple. Your day tour ends Kathmandu Durbar Square Showcasing living goddess Kumari Temple, Nautale Durbar, the Kaal Bhairav, the Swet Bhairav, the freak Street and more.
Overnight in Kathmandu at Boutique Hotel with breakfast
Day 03: Fly Kathmandu – Lukla and trek to Phakding (2,562m/8700ft): 35 minutes airstrip and 3-4 hrs.
Morning, transfer to domestic airport and fly to Lukla (2,780m /9,175ft) gateway to Everest Base Camp 35 minutes Trans Himalaya flight. Culminate dramatic landing on a hillside Lukla, introduce porters and downhill to beautiful Sherpa settlement Choplung. The trail continues along the side of the Dudh Koshi valley before ascending to Ghat (2,530m /8,350ft) Trail climbs gently again about an hour to final destination Phakding. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 04: Phakding - Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,280ft): 5-6 hrs.
After breakfast, our trek leads through a beautiful pine forest, along Dudh Koshi River crossing many suspension bridges via Sherpa villages Benkar, Chimoa, Monjo and Jorsole a national park permit check point with the tranquility view of glistering Mt. Thamserku (6,618 m) Trail continues through the Dudh Koshi riverbed to the confluence of Bhote Koshi and Dudh Koshi rivers. Trail climbs steadily crossing high Tenzing- Hilary suspension bridge. On the way inspiring glimpse of Mt. Everest right up next Nuptse- Lhotse ridge. About 3 hours ascend through the wonderful pine forest finally, reach a prosperous trading and administrative village Namche Bazar. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 05: Acclimatization Day - Namche Bazaar(3,440m/11,284ft)
It’s a scheduled acclimatization day of the trek. Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) and health experts recommend to hold at least one extra night. Stay active and roaming instead of being lazy. Namche Bazar has ATMs, cyber cafés, finger licking delicious restaurants, bakery, colorful market each Friday evening and Saturday morning. There is day trip starts visiting Sagarmatha (Everest) National park visitor centre on the hillock where we can observe an assortment of things related to the first Everest ascenders, Sherpa culture and learn about the various plants and animal life of the Everest region. Then take entertaining acclimatization side trip to large traditional Sherpa village Khumjung with the view of Thamserku, Khaantaiga, Ama Dablam, Mt, Everest and many more. Evening back to Namche Bazar for overnight.
We could trek alternatively north of Namche Bazar to Thame, enroute to Ngangpa La (5 hours, go and back) with the panoramic view of Himalayas which are not seen in EBC route.
Day 06: Namche Bazzar - Tengboche (3,870m/12,694ft): 5-6 hrs.
After breakfast, our trail leads moderately flat with superb view of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and close up view of Thamserku, Khangtaiga. The trail continues wild lives spot of musk deer (a herd of Himalayan Thar) colorful pheasant (Danphe, National bird) Trail descend to Dudh Koshi river where few lodges and series of picturesque water driven prayer wheels. Cross suspension bridge over Dudh Koshi River a steep climb through pine and juniper forest, walk about 2 hours bring you to Tenboche. The famous Tengoche Gompa (Tengboche Monastery) with the background view of Ama Dablam, Nupte, Mt. Everest and many more peaks. During October/November in full moon the colorful Mani Rimdu festival is held here with masked dancing and Tibetan opera in the monastery courtyard. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 07: Tengboche - Dingboche (4,360m/14,300ft): 5-6 hrs.
Today, our trail descends to Deboche a small village with Chortens and Mani stone walls and nun monastery. Cross suspension bridge over Imja Khola (Imja Strasm) and gradually ascend to Pangboche with the towering view of Ama Dablam (most beautiful mountain in Everest region) Trail follows upstream closer to Imja River fairly moderate up toward Imja valley. The trail fairly seen open to the confluence of Lobuche river and begin last part of the day to Dingboche the last Sherpa settlement with the beautiful terraced field enclosed by stone wall to avoid barley, buckwheat and potatoes from the cold wind and grazing animals. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 08: Acclimatization day in Dingboche
It’s another scheduled rest day of the trek. This increases your fitness and oxygen level into thin air. A day hike returns 4/5 hours aback Dingboche village up to Nangkartshang Hill (5090m/16,700ft) is perfect destination to acclimatize. Trail leads with the breathtaking landscapes and marvelous view of Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Imjatse peak (Island peak), Makalu and tremendous view of the valley.Although the trek is Steve ascend, you will feel worth to hike for acclimatization and scenery. the thin air as the altitude gains slowly towards Chhukung.
Afternoon retrace to Dingboche and overnight.
Day 09: Dingboche – Lobuche (4,940/16,207ft): 4-5 hrs.
After breakfast, our trail climbs to ridge with the towering view of Tawache peak & Cholatse. Trail continues through the Yak grazing pasture to Dhukla (4620 /15158ft) crossing a wooden bridge on roaring stream. Trail leads steep up to gravely terminal moraine of the Khumbu Glacier for about one hour, then bears left to the group of memorialsto lost climbers and Sherpas, including Scott Fischer who died in the 1996, Everest disaster. This place has awesome view of Khumbutse (6623m), Lingtren (6697), Pumori (7145 m) and Mahalangur Himal.Everest is hidden behind the towering wall of Nuptse an Lhotse. Follow the valley upstream about an hour to Lobuche. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 10: Lobuche - Gorak Shep (5,160m/17,000ft) - Everest Base Camp (5,364m/17,594ft): Gorak Shep, 7-8 hrs
Today, our trek follows windy and rocky path with crest of north ridge to Everest along with Mt. Pumori, Mahalangur, Lingtern, Khumbutse, Nuptse, etc. Trail continues along side of Khumbu Glacier to Gorakshep. Check in to Hotel, Lunch and afternoon set out to visit world’s highest base camp Everest Base Camp. Base camp has no view of Mt. Everest but fantastic view of Khumbu Icefall and colorful camp site of Everest expedition during expedition season. Trek back to Gorakshep for overnight.
Day 11: Gorak Shep - Kala Patthar (5,545m/18,192ft) - Pheriche (4,280m/14,070ft): 7-8 hrs.
Early morning, climb 2-3 hrs. up to Kala Patthar (5545 m/18192 ft) to see first day sun light from top of the world (Mt. Everest) This is milestone of the trek to inspect panoramic view with the fantastic sunrise over Mt. Everest, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Lingtren, Khumbutse, Changtse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nupte, Mt. Ama Dablam and many more After accomplish Kala Patthar, trek down to Gorakshep and retrace down to Pheriche to the warmer and better night sleep. Overnight in Pheriche.
Day 12: Pheriche – Phortse (3,750m/12300ft): 4-5 hrs
After breakfast, we descend down through the highest Sherpa permanent settlement Pangboche whole year around. It’s believed Pangboche monastery is the oldest in Khumbu region built in 16th century. The trail continues over Imja Khola (Imja river) along the hillside with wildlife site of musk deer, mountain goat(Himalayan Thar) and many species of birds including colorful Pheasant (Danphe- Nepal National Bird) Trail alternatively offers Sherpa Cultural Heritage and more quite as most of the tourist follow Everest Highway route to Namche Bazar. Overnight in Phortse. (Gateway to Gokyo Lake)
Day 13: Phortse – Monjo ((2,800m/9,200ft): 5-6 hrs.
Trail leads to the confluence of Everest Base Camp trek and Gokyo Lake trek; Sanasa. Then follow the wider trail round aside the hill to Namche Bazar. Descend down to National Park check poin to lower green valley; Jorsalle then right up next is final destination Monjo. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 14: Monjo – Lukla (2,780m/9,175ft): 5-6 hrs.
Today, our trail follows down steam of Dudh Koshi river retracing to Phakding. Trail leads to Lukla scaling different Sherpa villages crossing a suspension bridge above Thado Kosh. Last section of the day about 45 minutes ascend to accomplish entire trek. Reconfirm flight Ticket and see off to local porters. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 15: Lukla – Kathmandu by Air (1,300m/4,264ft): 35 minutes airstrip
Fly Back to Kathmandu (35 minutes) in the morning and transfer to you Hotel. Free afternoon.
Day 16: Final departure
Transfer to International Airport and fly to onward destination
As a safeguard we recommend that you add on a couple of extra days after your trek before you fly from Kathmandu to your onward destination.