The ultimate challenge of Everest base camp trek offers breathtaking mountain panoramas, if you like to walk then this is one of the most inspiring places in the world to do it.
Our Everest base standard camp trek is a great introductory lodge trek that offers sensational mountain views and an insight into the lives of the Sherpa people.
After exploring the temples, shrines, bazaars and restaurants of Kathmandu we take an exciting mountain flight to Lukla and trek up the DudhKosi Valley, surrounded by the soaring peaks of Thamserku and KusumKanguru. It’s a steep ascent to Namche Bazaar, capital of the KumbuSherpas, where we are again greeted by spectacular mountain vistas.
A rest day here aids acclimatization and there are great optional walks to enjoy the area. We then follow the trail to famous Tengboche, located high on a ridge where a magnificent 360-degree panorama awaits. The views of Everest, the Lhotse-Nuptse Wall, AmaDablam and Kantega dominate this peaceful and spiritual location – surely one of the most tranquil and inspiring places in the world.
While passing Buddhist monasteries, views of Everest get closer every day. This stunning trek visits both, Everest base camp and KalaPatthar (5555m), a viewpoint recognised as the best vantage point to see Mount Everest which is a premier goal for many adventurous walkers in the Himalayas. After trekking to base camp and Kalapatthar we return at our leisurely pace back to Namche and Lukla for our return flight to Kathmandu.
For the more adventurous trekkers you have the option of returning over the Cho La pass to the Gokyo valley, and then ascending GokyoRi.
Or if you are really fit, you can attempt the summit of Island peak.
Our Everest base camp Group trek departs every week from Kathmandu, private trek can be arranged any time; If our set departure dates are not convenient for you, you may choose Private departures by selecting your own convenient tour date. These types of departure are best suited to couples, families, charity and small groups of friends. Customised itineraries are available as per your travel need.