Short Everest Base Camp Trek   |  12 Days

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Short Everest Base Camp Trek one of the dreams of world-wide travelers and adventurer to be within Mt. Everest a number one peaks on earth stands at the height of (8,848.86m and 29,031.7ft) soaring high into deep Himalayan blue sky. Reasonable Treks & Tour offers this ever exciting  Short Everest Base Camp Trek in the comfort of nice and cozy mountain lodges where rooms faces with a views of Everest and other high peaks of Khumbu area. Starting with soaring and exciting short flight from Kathmandu to land at unique Airport of Lukla town, where our walk begins following well established trekking trails past lovely villages of Phakding-Monjo to reach at Sherpa capitol in Namche Bazaar.

Namche  Bazzar a famous town, where interesting colorful Saturday market takes place, with acclimatization days at Namche and then walking through serene alpine woodland with full views of high peaks and then reaching a scenic spot at Thyangboche Monastery. from the monastery walk enters into windswept country getting closer towards Everest Base Camp with striking views of magnificent Amadablam and other peaks. walk leads towards Pangboche and Dingboche towards high Lobuche, as the walk progress with acclimatization days to reach our highlight and goal of the adventure at Everest Base camp . enjoying the views of Khumbu Ice Falls and glaciers where our return walk ends with a climb at scenic hill top at Kalapathar the highest point of the adventure at 5,545 m high with sweeping panorama of peaks with Mt. Everest at its closest. Short Everest Base camp Trek concludes walking back to Lukla with early morning flight to Kathmandu after an amazing adventure on Short Everest Base Camp Trek with grand service of Reasonable Treks And Tour. 

Trip Highlights

  • Adventure around worlds' number one peaks with a climb of scenic Kalapathar hilltop.
  • In Kathmandu sightseeing tour and exciting cultural and historical place.
  • Both way Domestic flight.
  • Visit Namche Bazaar and Tengboche Monastery on Everest Base Camp Trek.
  • View of the Everest and many mountains.
  • Kalapathar the highest point of the adventure at 5,545 m high.


  • 1Arrive in Kathmandu via respective airlines and Transfer to Hotel. On arrival at Kathmandu international airport you will be well received by Reasonable Treks & Tour staff and guide and then transfer you to your hotels within the hub of Kathmandu city around the most happening and exciting place around Thamel. evening after checking into your rooms with refreshment our guides will brief regarding Short Everest Base Camp Trek
  • 2Fly to Lukla 2,830 m & Trek to Phakding 2,640 m - 04 hrs.Catch the early morning scenic flight to Lukla to begin this fabulous adventure to Everest Base Camp, from Lukla town with its unique airstrip walk leads downhill following the Dudh-Kosi River upstream past interesting farm villages of Sherpa to reach at Phakding by the riverside for overnight stop.
  • 3Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m - 06 hrs.Today walk leads to famous Sherpa capitol at Namche Bazaar, as the morning walk follows the rivers crossing bridges and the past Monjo village to enter Sagarmatha National Park (Sagarmatha for Everest in Nepali) soon walk leads past Jorsalle village and then few hours climb with views of Everest and other high peaks as our trek of the day stops at Namche Bazaar for overnights.
  • 4Trek to Thyangboche 3,867 m - 05hrs. Morning walk on gradual winding trail with more views of Everest and Amadablam entering cool alpine woodland, and in afternoon after lunch few hour climb to reach at scenic Thyangboche Monastery for overnight stop, surrounded with green forest and mountain views with Mt. Everest. here with time to visit its interesting monastery, a popular spot where every year in the month of October and November great colorful festival 'Mani Rimdu' is held.
  • 5Trek to Dingboche 4,260 m - 05hrs.From wonderful spot Thyangboche walk leads past green vegetation towards windswept dry country with grand views of snow capped peaks slowly walk leads past the last permanent Pangboche village to enter towards Imjatse valley at Dingboche surrounded with high mountains with North Face of Amadablam and views of Island peak or Imjatse peak.
  • 6Trek to Lobuche 4,930 m - 05 hrs.Walk slowly gets closer towards our main highlight and destination as the route leads to gradual climb to reach at Thugla, where massive Khumbu glacier ends up melting into a icy cold river, from Thugla an hour climb to reach at Thugla small pass where you can observe many memorials of famous climbers who died in expeditions. from here few hour of good walk leads you to Lobuche a small settlement with number of good lodges for overnight halt.
  • 7Trek to Everest Base Camp 5,364 m and return to Gorakshep 5,180 m - 06 hrs.The concluding trial to Everest Base Camp traces from Lobuche through narrow mountain gaps, glacial moraine alongside the world’s highest glacier, Khumbu glacier. As the trial elevated further higher, some may feel symptoms of AMS like nuisance, vomiting and mild headache. Walk slowly but steadily to avoid AMS. After walking for 2-3 hours through rocky path, we get at the last human settlement, Gorakshep. The climate of the village is too cold as it is located at the elevation of 5,164 m. Gorakshep is the fork from where the path separates to Kalapatthar and EBC. Only physically fit trekkers can ascend and descend Kala Patthar on the same day while other trekkers keep the hike to Kala Patthar for next day. The trail from here now is full of sand pit and boulders which makes the trek more strenuous. Never lose hope! Be motivated! The best moment of your life is awaiting you at a few distance. It takes 2-3 hours to reach at the destination, Everest Base Camp. Once the trail meets at the Base camp (5,364m), all the pain will be faded away by the tranquil scenery of Khumbu ice fall and sparkling view of Nuptse. Kudos For your achievement. Relieve the moment, pose for the photo, take rest and get saturated before heading to Gorakshep. There are limited Lodges at Gorakshep so it is normal if the lodges are crowded in peak seasons. Caution: Gorakshep is sandy and flat village. So, don’t forget to carry the gears like sunglasses, hat and thin scarf to protect yourself from strong icy breeze and sandy mud.
  • 8Hike to Kalapathar 5,545 m trek to Pheriche 4,240m - 05 hrs.After a wonderful overnight stop at Gorakshep morning hike up to Kalapathar this will be the highest spot of the adventure at 5,545 m with sweeping panorama of giant peaks with Everest at mere distance. admiring the scenery walk downhill to Gorakshep and continue walk downhill to Thugla, from here avoiding the route to Dingboche descend towards flat windy valley to Pheriche, a good walk stopping for overnight at Pheriche with grand views of Taboche-Cholatse-North Face of Amadablam. Pheriche with small health post run by HRA (Himalayan Rescue Association) and many good lodges.
  • 9Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m 07 hrs After having refreshing breakfast, today’s trip descends from Perische to the commercial hub, Namche. The trail continuously drops down to Orso via flat trail following the west bank of Imja river and then to Somare. Again, the trail drops down to Pangboche along imja khola and climbs up to Debuche and Tengboche through dense forest. From Tengboche, descend to Phunki Thenga and again ascend to Sanasa following the same route. The trail presents a relaxing sight of picturesque landscape and mountains while climbing the ridge to Namche. Yippee! The tourist epicenter, Namche is a perfect place to celebrate your achievement. Have fun with international cuisine and chilled beverages at your lodge or at restaurants in the evening.
  • 10Trek to Lukla - 06 hrs.Our last and final day of trekking, the walk is moderate on gradual path with few ups and down for 2-3 hours, and then with last climb of 45 minutes to reach at Lukla on completing our wonderful walk on Everest Base Camp trekking. here with afternoon free and enjoy the last farewell dinner among your crews and porters before flying back to Kathmandu next early morning.
  • 11Fly back to Kathmandu afternoon free at leisure.After a fabulous time around world's highest Mt. Everest Trekking, taking a morning scenic and exciting flight back to Kathmandu, on reaching Kathmandu after a short 30 mins flights, transfer to your hotels with afternoon free at leisure or last day shopping souvenirs and handicrafts.
  • 12International Departure for Homeward bound.As per your international flight time transfer towards Tribhuvan International Airport for the journey back home or to respective destinations after a super and amazing time in Nepal Himalaya on Short Everest Base Camp Trek

Cost Includes:

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle.
  • Two Night standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek.
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek.
  • Farewell dinner in typical Nepali Restaurant with cultural dance show.
  • Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu including taxes and entrance fees.
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary.
  • Domestic flights ( kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu).
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader.(Guide).
  • Porter service (2trekkers: 1 porter).
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation.
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag  (to be returned after trip completion).
  • Trekker's Information Management System (TIMS) card fees and Sagarmatha National park entrance permit fees
  • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader).
  • All government and local taxes. 

Cost Excludes:

  • Nepalese visa fee.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu.
  • International flights.
  • Travel and rescue insurance.
  • Hot shower during the trekking.
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters.)
  • Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s).
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  • Trekking to Everest Base Camp

    Trekking to Everest Base Camp


    This is my first Time visit to Nepal with Reasonable Treks And Tour. My Everest Base Camp Trek (EBC) journey done over 12 days starting on the 9th of October from Kathmandu. Well, I flew into Lukla which is always a flight to remember and always in the eyes. Indeed there is no doubt that Nepal is rich in Himalaya and it’s probably the most outstandingly beautiful place to trek on earth. A thousand miles waking up greeted by the beauty of this land of giants is incredible!! The trek is marvelous and dangerous at times, trekking boots are without doubt your most important gear. A high ankle are necessary in the case of twists. Seeing the Everest come up over the clouds. Seeing the clouds with the sun in the back almost looks like you're level with the sun. The Sherpas are even better!! It was a truly wonderful trek. Who hasn’t dreamed of trekking to the base of the highest point on Earth? Well, you can trust reasonable treks!!  

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    Short Everest Base camp Trek


    Short Everest Base Camp Trek Superb country walks into fresh and natural environment full of views and sceneries an adventure into world's highest Mt. Everest base camp with tumbling Khumbu Ice Falls Breathtaking views from Kalapathar overlooking giant peaks with Everest at close distance striking Mountain views on daily walk within traditional and cultural Sherpa villages high altitude adventure to Short Everest Base Camp Trek enclosed within world Highest mountains exploring alpine woodland to arid and barren terrain to remorseless fields of ice and glaciers

Trip Note


One of the most popular trekking destinations for adventure-seeking tourists, its fame and reputation have been rapidly increasing since the first summit of the Everest in 1953 by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa. The Short Everest Base Camp Trek is situated in the northeastern part of Nepal. The Base is a home to the world's highest mountain Everest, and many other towering peaks. Every year, numerous tourists go for adventures in this region. From summiting mountains to trekking in the base camp routes and villages, this region has a lot to offer to adventurers. Trekking through quaint Sherpa villages, you get the opportunity to experience their generous culture, rich Himalayan biomes, and the magnificent snow-laden peaks.


Along the trails of the Short Everest Base Camp Trek, you will find tea houses and lodges.  All of these accommodating facilities are well maintained however they vary in standards. The facilities they provide are adequate and are comfortable. You will find plenty of options to choose from, all depending on your budget. But keep in mind, the higher you go - the narrower your options get. You will have basic facilities such as food, electricity, and toilets at all the tea houses and lodges. However, you should also be aware that these services are very hard to be made available, thus you should use them wisely.


The best way to travel to the Short Everest Base Camp Trek is by flight. Up until now, there is one gateway to the Everest region and it is the Lukla airport. All flights to the Everest region land here. You can travel by road but most of the places in this region are inaccessible by road. You will have to ride up to where the road ends and trek to the next checkpoint. Traveling by helicopter is also available, depending on how much you are ready to spend. 


While traveling around the Short Everest Base Camp Trek and higher altitudes, you will come across similar menus at all tea houses and lodges. The most commonly available foods around this Trek are Dal Bhat, noodles, eggs, potatoes, and Tibetan bread. Dal Bhat set is the best option for trekkers as it is served in large portions. It comprises rice, lentils, vegetables, and soup. Usually while trekking, your guide will contact your next lodge/tea house about your arrival and by the time you reach your destination, your meal will be ready. You may be able to find other food items besides the ones mentioned above. However, keep in mind that the choices of food items in this region are very small.


Preparing your backpack is one of the most important things you must do before going on adventures. You must not carry more than what's needed nor carry less. The ideal backpack list for an adventure in the Everest region would be

  • Proper clothing. Warm inner layers, trekking shirts, undergarments, trousers, jackets, and socks.
  • Gears: hats, beanies, buff/balaclava, gloves, and Hiking/trekking shoes.
  • Accessories such as trekking poles, sunglasses, lamps/headlamps, and water bottles.

You can also carry other accessories such as books, chargers, first aid kit, medication tablets, toiletries etc. You must carry a bag that can easily accommodate all your essentials. If you have a porter it’s feasible to carry a duffle bag as well.


One of the major aspects of trekking in the Short Everest Base Camp Trek is hiring guides and porters. As a traveler, you will require someone that is familiar to the Trek and can help you get through the trail smoothly. Guides can make your trek efficient as they will know the best routes. Porters can be helpful if you are going on longer expeditions such as summiting mountains. Such expeditions require longer days in which you have to carry more items. It’s best to have an extra bag which the porter will carry for you. You can hire a guide and a porter easily at any travel agencies.


As you ascend higher, it is hard to even get some basic services at such places. It is recommended that you carry: a power bank according to your needs, a Ncell sim card and an Everest link wifi prepaid card and enough recharge cards to suffice your needs. It is better to use the Ncell sim when the network is available, and only to use Everest Link wifi at places there is no coverage for Ncell. Areas at high altitudes heavily rely on solar power thus you will find electricity at some lodges but you will be charged by the hour for each item you charge. At low levels, electricity will be available and will not be a problem.


The ideal group size for trekking in this Short Everest Base Camp Trek is considered to be around 5-6 people. It is highly recommended that you hire a guide. You can also leave out that option but it is for your own safety and benefit. It is up to you to hire a porter. Since this region is a popular trekking destination, there is no doubt you will meet fellow travelers walking the same trails. You can also travel alone but it is not recommended to do so. When you travel in a group, if you have any problems during the trek, there will be enough people to help you.


You will find small pharmacies at villages around the trek. Some larger villages may also have hospitals that offer medical facilities up to an extent. This means you cannot expect high levels of medical services in this Short Everest Base Camp Trek. You will be able to get minor ailments and medicines at clinics and health posts in remote areas of the trip. For serious medical conditions, rescue is available via helicopter. It is best to have your travel insurance checked as medical services and rescue operations are very expensive. It is advised to carry proper first aid kit and vital medications in your backpack to avoid possible medical circumstances.


While traveling in the Short Everest Base camp Trek Lukla Airport is one and only entry point by air, there are high chances of flight cancellations and delays. The main cause for this inconvenience is the unpredictable weather. In many cases, your flight will get delayed, but at difficult times your flights will be canceled. Since there are limited flights departing to domestic destinations, you might have to wait a day or two to catch another flight. The best alternative to this could be to go by road via Jiri/Salleri.


While traveling in the Short Everest Base Camp trek, it is definite that you will be ascending altitude day by day. The most common problem that occurs during these treks is altitude sickness. The higher you go, the harder it is to breathe. The most common symptoms of altitude sickness are shortness of breath, fatigue, insomnia, headache, nausea etc. You will have to walk slow and steady to reduce excessive pressure exertion on your body. If you catch altitude sickness there is no solution to this except to descend from that altitude. However, when immediate descent is not possible, medications like Diamox and other altitude pills can come in handy to get you going for a while. In severe cases, helicopter rescue is also an option to transfer the victim for further medical attention.  It is highly recommended to consult a doctor before you go to such treks to find out about any complications in your body.


One of the key things you need to keep in mind before going on treks to the Short Everest Base Camp Trek is the season. There isn't necessarily the worst season to trek, however, there is a best one and autumn is considered as the ideal season. As the monsoon season ends around September, the weather clears up and you will get the best possible views. The trails will be dry and trekking will be a lot easier. The months, October and November are considered the best months to go on treks to the Everest region. But it does not imply that you cannot trek during other seasons. You can go on treks at any seasons but the difficulty and risk levels rise with the climate issues.


Before going out on trekking at mountainous regions, you must check with your travel insurance providers if their policy covers mountainous areas. In many cases, travel insurance company's policies do not cover mountainous region traveling. You can find insurance providers who will cover your insurance depending on the altitude you're traveling. But you will have to pay close attention to enter correct altitude details.

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  • Trip Cost USD $950
  • Trip Duration 12 Days
  • DestinationNepal
  • Trip Difficulty Moderate & Adventurous
  • Trip StyleTrekking
  • Accomodation3 Star (or greater) Hotel in Kathmandu And Tea house During The Trek
  • Transportation: Aeroplane / Tourist Bus
  • Meals: Breakfast in Kathmandu and All meals during the trek.
  • Max. Altitude: Kalapathar 5,545 m
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