Everest Base Camp

with OneSeed Expeditions in Kathmandu , Nepal
The ultimate bucket list trip! Reach new heights on this expedition and enjoy views of the world’s tallest mountain. -- 10% Discount: use promo code EBC2019
  • 1 to 10 People
  • 19 Days
$2,490.00 Per Person
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TRIP HIGHLIGHTS
• Explore Kathmandu and visit Swayambhunath (the “Monkey Temple”)
• Trek high into the Hamlayas reaching the base of Everest at 17,598 feet!
• Visit mountain villages, Buddhist stupas, and enjoy the warm hospitality of Nepali tea houses along your way to Everest and back

GROUP DEPARTURES
Join as a solo traveler or with friends to experience these amazing destinations with fellow travelers from all over. We guarantee all group departure dates even if only one person is signed up. We recommend asking how many people are currently in your group before booking.

GROUP DEPARTURES
Join as a solo traveler or with friends to experience these amazing destinations with fellow travelers from all over. We guarantee all group departure dates even if only one person is signed up. We recommend asking how many people are currently in your group before booking.

MINIMUM AGE
16 years old for group departures. If you have children under 16 years old, please inquire about a private trip departure.

SINGLE SUPPLEMENT
Single supplements are required for solo travelers.

DAY 1:
KATHMANDU
Arrive at your lodge and spend the evening exploring the neighborhoods of Patan, home to the spectacular Durbar Square. This area contains a beautiful collection of temples, statues, palaces, and opportunities to buy souvenirs and local crafts. Catch up on some much needed sleep and venture out for some dinner on your own.

Peak Altitude: 4,593 ft (1400 m)

Inclusions: airport transfer and accommodations
DAY 2:
KATHMANDU
Spend the day exploring the Kathmandu Valley. Shake the jetlag with a visit to Swayambhunath, the “Monkey Temple”. Take in the views of the city from atop one of the most important Buddhist stupas in Nepal. Return around 1pm to spend the afternoon exploring the city on your own. In the evening, join your fellow travelers for a welcome dinner.

Peak Altitude: 4,593 ft (1400 m)

Inclusions: breakfast; guided tour; welcome dinner; accommodations (vegetarian options are available for all meals)
DAY 3:
KATHMANDU TO PHAKDING
Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (30 min). From Lukla, walk to the village of Phakding. Pass by yaks as you trace the banks of the Dudh-Koshi River. Upon arrival in Phakding, get your first taste of Himalayan life.

Total Hiking: approximately 4 miles (6.4 km) / 3-4 hours trekking

Peak Altitude: 8,563 ft (2610 m)

Inclusions: All meals (two options including vegetarian; coffee, tea, water. Additional options available for purchase), domestic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, park entrance fee, trekking permit, double occupancy accommodations
DAY 4:
PHAKDING TO NAMCHE BAZAAR
Begin the difficult hike up to Namche Bazaar and enjoy the beauty of the Everest region. Pass by waterfalls and through small mountain villages before getting some much deserved rest.

Total Hiking: approximately 7.5 miles (12 km) / 5-6 hours trekking

Peak Altitude: 11,286 ft (3440 m)

Inclusions: All meals (two options including vegetarian; coffee, tea, water. Additional options available for purchase), park entrance fee, trekking permit, double occupancy accommodations
DAY 5:
NAMCHE BAZAAR
Spend a day in Namche to acclimatize to the altitude and rest before the next ascent. Spend your day hiking to Everest View Point, an optional 2 hour hike with rewarding views.

Peak Altitude: 11,286 ft (3440 m)

Inclusions: All meals (two options including vegetarian; coffee, tea, water. Additional options available for purchase), park entrance fee, trekking permit, double occupancy accommodations
DAY 6:
NAMCHE BAZAAR TO KHUMJUNG
Begin your ascent from Namche, hiking high above the edges of the village. Descend to the village of Khumjung at the base of the sacred mountain Khumbilia. Khumjung boasts inscribed stone walls and chortens (Buddhist stupas). Khumbu’s only secondary school, founded by Sir Edmund Hillary, is also in this village. Take a short hike up to the Khumjung monastery.

Total Hiking: approximately 3 miles (4.8 km) / 4 hours trekking

Peak Altitude: 13,025 ft (3970 m)

Inclusions: All meals (two options including vegetarian; coffee, tea, water. Additional options available for purchase), park entrance fee, trekking permit, double occupancy accommodations
DAY 7:
KHUMJUNG TO TENGBOCHE
This segment includes the famous descent to the Dudh-Koshi River and the equally famous ascent along the rhododendron forests to Tengboche. Soak in views of Everest and Ama Dablam. Upon arrival in Tengboche, visit the local monastery and have a warm cup of local tea.

Total Hiking: approximately 6 miles (9.7 km) / 4 hours trekking

Peak Altitude: 12,664 ft (3860 m)

Inclusions: All meals (two options including vegetarian; coffee, tea, water. Additional options available for purchase), park entrance fee, trekking permit, double occupancy accommodations
DAY 8:
TENGBOCHE TO DENGBOCHE
Continue your hike to Dengboche as you take in the mountain views along the trail.

Total Hiking: approximately 6 miles (9.7 km) / 4 hours trekking

Peak Altitude: 14,468 ft (4410 m)

Inclusions: All meals (two options including vegetarian; coffee, tea, water. Additional options available for purchase), park entrance fee, trekking permit, double occupancy accommodations
DAY 9:
DENGBOCHE
Rest and acclimatize to the altitude in Dengboche. Spend the day hiking around nearby villages or resting on the teahouse terrace with Ama Dablam soaring directly overhead.

Peak Altitude: 14,468 ft (4410 m)

Inclusions: All meals (two options including vegetarian; coffee, tea, water. Additional options available for purchase), park entrance fee, trekking permit, double occupancy accommodations
DAY 10:
DENGBOCHE TO LOBUCHE
Continue your ascent towards Everest as you pass under towing mountains. Reach Lobuche nestled high in the Himalaya, a major trekking stop along the trail to base camp.

Total Hiking: approximately 4 miles (6.4 km) / 5 hours trekking

Peak Altitude: 16,207 ft (4940 m)

Inclusions: All meals (two options including vegetarian; coffee, tea, water. Additional options available for purchase), park entrance fee, trekking permit, double occupancy accommodations
DAY 11:
LOBUCHE > EVEREST BASE CAMP > GORAK SHEP
Today is the big day! Follow the trail along the western side of the Khumbu Valley and the views of Mount Pumori - “Everest’s daughter” - will accompany you. After a brief descent, reach Gorak Shep and take a short break. Afterwards, hike an arduous four hours along the lateral moraine of the Khumbu Glacier to reach Everest Base Camp at 17,598ft! Head back to Gorak Shep for some much deserved rest.

Total Hiking: approximately 9 miles (14.5 km) / 8 hours trekking

Altitude: 17,598 ft (5364 m)

Inclusions: All meals (two options including vegetarian; coffee, tea, water. Additional options available for purchase), park entrance fee, trekking permit, double occupancy accommodations
DAY 12:
GORAK SHEP > KALA PATTHAR > PHERICHE
Wake before sunrise and begin the ascent to the top of Kalapathar (18,192 ft), which takes about 2 hours. The trail is made up of a series of steep switchbacks that eventually leads to the highest point of the summit. Enjoy the sunrise and stunning views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Pumari and Mt. Nuptse. Head back to the hotel for breakfast and then descend to Pheriche.

Total Hiking: approximately 6 miles (9.7 km) / 5-7 hours trekking

Peak Altitude: 18,192 (5545 m)

Inclusions: All meals (two options including vegetarian; coffee, tea, water. Additional options available for purchase), park entrance fee, trekking permit, double occupancy accommodations
DAY 13:
PHERICHE TO TENGBOCHE
Continue your descent into the Khumbu valley and return to the village of Tengboche.

Total Hiking: approximately 8.5 miles (13.7 km) / 6-8 hours trekking

Peak Altitude: 12,644 ft (3860 m)

Inclusions: All meals (two options including vegetarian; coffee, tea, water. Additional options available for purchase), park entrance fee, trekking permit, double occupancy accommodations
DAY 14:
TENGBOCHE TO NAMCHE BAZAAR
Head back to Namche Bazaar with a new perspective now that you've conquered Everest Base Camp!

Total Hiking: approximately 9 miles (14.5 km) / 6 hours trekking

Altitude: 11,286 ft (3440 m)

Inclusions: All meals (two options including vegetarian; coffee, tea, water. Additional options available for purchase), park entrance fee, trekking permit, double occupancy accommodations
DAY 15:
NAMCHE BAZAAR TO PHAKDING
Continue your descent from Namche to Phakding.

Total Hiking: approximately 11 miles (17.7 km) / 6 hours trekking

Altitude: 8,563 ft (2610 m)

Inclusions: All meals (two options including vegetarian; coffee, tea, water. Additional options available for purchase), park entrance fee, trekking permit, double occupancy accommodations
DAY 16:
PHAKDING TO LUKLA
Take this three hour hike at a leisurely pace while marveling at the scenery around you.

Total Hiking: approximately 4.5 miles (7.2 km) / 3 hours trekking

Altitude: 9,383 ft (2860 m)

Inclusions: All meals (two options including vegetarian; coffee, tea, water. Additional options available for purchase), park entrance fee, trekking permit, double occupancy accommodations
DAY 17:
LUKLA TO KATHMANDU
Grab a predawn breakfast before hopping on an early flight back to Kathmandu. Head back to your lodge in the capital city and enjoy a warm shower.

Altitude: 4,593 ft (1400 m)

Inclusions: Breakfast, airport transfers, flight from Lukla to Kathmandu, accommodations
DAY 18:
KATHMANDU
Spend the day relaxing and exploring Kathmandu on your own during the day. Join your fellow expedition members for a farewell dinner and lots of toasting in the evening.

Altitude: 4,593 ft (1400 m)

Inclusions: Breakfast, farewell dinner, accommodations
DAY 19:
KATHMANDU
Time to say goodbye! A OneSeed representative will take you by private car to the airport for your flight departure.

Altitude: 4,593 ft (1400 m)
What's Included

• Medical/evacuation insurance for all participants confirmed 30 days or more prior to their expedition start date
• 4 nights accommodation in Kathmandu
• Roundtrip flight from Kathmandu to Lukla
• All lodging during the trek (double occupancy w/ shared bathrooms)
• Breakfast, lunch, and dinner during the trek
• Trekking permits and entry fees
• Welcome & farewell dinner in Kathmandu
• Guide and porter services
• Baggage transport (limited to 22lbs/10kg)
• All ground transport while in Nepal
• Guided excursions in Kathmandu
• Airport transfers on Day 1 and Day 19

What's Not Included

• Personal items
• Trip cancelation insurance (highly recommended)
• International airfare and meals during travel
• Snacks during trek
• Beverages outside of designated meals
• Alterations to standard itinerary

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