About Short Everest Base Camp Trek 12 Days

Nepal is one of the most beautiful countries in the world in terms of nature, culture and views. Short Everest Base Camp Trek is the much popular Tourist destination in Nepal. The trek is very adventurous and full of magnificent views, exciting sceneries and large mountains. Short Everest Base Camp Trek is full bunch of excitement, fun and adventure in the Everest.

It is to be noted that in case of higher altitudes during the trail the lodges may be closed because of unfavorable weather conditions and difficult time might be spent in finding place for overnight stay, although you don’t need to worry about it at all as we are here to go along with you in the whole trek to take care of you and make it a wonderful moment for you with full safeguard. We will also guide you about the time when you have to carry your tent.

The Short Everest Base Camp Trek starts from ancient Kathmandu, where you can explore the beautiful city at your leisure. The local people of the place are very supportive, friendly and the best part that they do not hesitate to help even to strangers, which will make you to enjoy and explore the beauty of the place to the full extent. Get ready to explore and feel the Buddhist Culture that gives you a eminent piece of mind and refreshment to your body along with the thrilling experience. The language constraint will also not be the problem as most of the people understand English there and some also speaks well.

Therefore, start to plan and join this 12 days short Trek plan to Everest Base Camp and experience with us the world of adventure in the mountains of Everest with dramatic sceneries and glorious sights en route with lots of fun and adventure! 

Flight Information about Kathmandu and Lukla Everest High Passes Trekking:

For going Everest Region Trekking, we have to fly from Kathmandu to Lukla by small Twin Otter plane. Lukla airport is Nepal’s domestic airport and Himalaya region airport so there is no more facility like in other airport. In sometimes, flight will be cancelled or delayed due to mountain weather or some technical problems of aircraft. In that case, you have to pay for extra days bill in Kathmandu or Lukla. If flight cancelled and you have international flight in such case, 

Nepal Government has announced flight schedule to Lukla from Kathmandu has shifted from Ramechhap until further notice to avoid the heavy traffic congestion traffic in Kathmandu airport. The Ramechhap airport is located 130KM far from Kathmandu and approximately 4 hours driving.

 If you avoid flight from/ to Ramechhap to Lukla to Ramechhap then another option is Helicopter Charter for 5 people. Generally Helicopter charge is USD500.00 per person for one way. Helicopter charter service is not guaranteed. After confirmation your Everest Three Passes Trek, we will coordinate with Helicopter company for charter for your easy transport.

If you do not meet your requirement through this itinerary, please do not hesitate to Contact Us.

Highlights

  • Scenic flight of Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu. 
  • Exploring the Everest Base Camp.
  • Everest Base Camp Trekking cover up to 5545 meter.
  • Everest Base Camp Trekking route is through Sherpa village.
  • Buddhist culture in Everest Base Camp Trekking route.
  • Breathtaking view of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse  and other peaks.
  • Culture and lifestyle of Sherpa people in Everest region.
  • Various monastry and gompa in Everest region.

Day to Day Itinerary

After reaching Kathmandu, you will be picked up for Fly to Lukla which is for approx. 40 minutes where you can enjoy breathtaking stunning views of mountain rages and valleys. Reach Lukla and then the journey of trekking to Phakding will start which is at altitude level of approx. 2800m. Here you can capture beautiful rural sights in the entire trek.
Overnight in Phakding.

  • Meals: Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House / Lodge.
  • Location: Phakding.
  • Altitude: 2800m.

On this day, you will start trekking to Namche Bazaar which is situated at altitude level of approx. 3440m. You will go through Dudh Koshi River along the side and pass through Zapute, Toktok, Benkar, Chumoa to Monjo through thick green forest. Some of the Beautiful Glimpses of Everest could be seen from here but not clearly. We will break at small beautiful tea houses and shops. Overnight stay in the Namche Bazar.

  • Meals: Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House / Lodge.
  • Location: Namche Bazar.
  • Altitude: 3800m.

This day will be rest day at Namche Bazaar. Namche is the popular Acclimatization stop for the trekkers to this route. You can visit the Namche Bazaar market and Namche Monastery this day. You can also buy interesting items from Namche bazaar as your trek memory or you have option to visit Khumjung, Khunde and Khongde village which further adds value to your acclimatization while allowing you to enjoy the glorious views of Mt. Everest surrounded by snow-capped peaks along with exploring Sherpa culture.
Overnight stay at lodge in Namche bazaar.

  • Meals: Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House / Lodge.
  • Location: Namche bazaar.
  • Altitude: 3800m.

Tengboche is one of the most beautiful places in the entire trekking route. Just enjoy and explore the beauty of this small valley. The trail is accompanied with eminent views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse , Mt. Nuptse and Mt. Ama Dablam along with a very close up view of Thamserku.
Overnight in Tengboche.

  • Meals: Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House / Lodge.
  • Location: Tengboche.
  • Altitude: 3800m.

The trek will start in morning after breakfast and go towards Pangboche village where stunning views of Mount Ama Dablam can be seen. The trekkers will pass through Labuche River and steep up to Dingboche.
Overnight in Dingboche.

  • Meals: Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House / Lodge.
  • Location: Dingboche.
  • Altitude: 4260m.

This day will also be the acclimatization day at Dingboche where along with resting you can enjoy the view of world’s top 3 mountain peaks i.e. Mount Lhotse, Mount Makalu and Mount Cho Yu. Overnight in Dingboche.

  • Meals: Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House / Lodge.
  • Location: Dingboche.
  • Altitude: 4260m.

After breakfast, the trail will go to Lobuche besides the Khumbu glacier. The trail is a short and steep hike from Dughla. You must take picture capture with this outstanding route as it is full of mountaineer’s memorials.
Overnight in Lobuche.

  • Meals: Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House / Lodge.
  • Location: Lobuche.
  • Altitude: 4930m.

The route is entirely glacier first. Today is the most important day because trekkers can touch world’s highest peak’s Everest Base Camp. You can mesmerize your holidays in picture. The trail is an ordinary trek and stay overnight at Gorakh Shep.

  • Meals: Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House / Lodge.
  • Location: Gorak Shep.
  • Altitude: 5164m.

After 7-8 hours, you can see peak of the Everest very clearly. The trail is the most difficult part of the entire trekking. You need to be careful here and follow the guidance of our experts. After Kala Patthar, the trek would become simpler and descending.
Overnight in Pheriche.


  • Meals: Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House / Lodge.
  • Location: Pheriche.
  • Altitude: 4371m.

For 6 - 7 hours, you have to descend from Pheriche to Namche Bazaar and then take a little hike before Tengboche and after Phungi Thanga.
Overnight in Namche Bazar.


  • Meals: Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House / Lodge.
  • Location: Namche Bazar.
  • Altitude: 3440m.

Enjoy your last day of trekking in Khumbu region. Walking towards lukla, the trail is quite difficult although not hard at all. Overnight in Lukla.


  • Meals: Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House / Lodge.
  • Location: Lukla
  • Altitude: 2860m.

Today is the last day of Everest Base Camp Trek 12  Days. You will be returned to Kathmandu loaded with trek memories through flight for final departure.


  • Meals: Breakfast.
  • Location: Kathmandu.

What's Included

  • Accommodation on full board in Everest base camp trekking routes in best mountain lodge in twin or double sharing.
  • Ground transportation (Airport pick up and drop, sightseeing by private).
  • Flight ticket of Kathmandu – Lukla- Kathmandu.
  • Three times meals at Everest base camp trekking route.
  • Government licensed English speaking guide.
  • Porter (one porter for two person and carry 20 kg).
  • All necessary paper work like Permit and TIMS card (Trekkers information management system).
  • Sagarmatha national park entrance fees.
  • Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance for the Guide and Porter.
  • Travel and rescue arrangement.
  • All our government taxes, vat, official expenses & service charges.
  • Twenty four call assistance by our office representative.
  • Farewell dinner in typical Nepali restaurant.
  • Sleeping bag and duffel bag will provide by our company have to return after trek.
  • Government taxes and office service charge.
  • Meals in Kathmandu .
  • Any type of insurance.
  • Personal nature expenses like bar bills, water, tea coffee, shower, laundry, wi fi in trekking route.
  • Tips (Not Mandatory but expected).
  • Any extra cost which is not mentioned in Cost includes column.
  • Extra day for natural calamities like flood, landslide, flight cancellation.

Useful Information

Short Nepal Information:

Nepal is landlocked country located between India and Tibet autonomous region of China. It have highest peak of the world name Mt Everest (Sagarmatha) and eight peaks of the world’s ten highest peaks. It is birthplace of Gautam Buddha place name is Lumbini.
Nepal is small country but tremendous geographic diversity. It rises from Fifty nine meters to eight thousand eight hundred forty eight meters. Nepal is divided into three part Terai, Hill and mountain regions.
In here, the first language is Nepal (Devanagari script) and one hundred twenty three languages. The official language of Nepal is called Nepali.

Passport and Visa:

First thing for travelling anywhere, you need valid passport with at least six months. You can obtain visa for Nepal from Nepalese consulates or on arrival in Kathmandu or other boarders or most reliable source of information is currently the Department of Immigration Nepal If you fill online form and bring with you, then it would be easier to get visa in any Nepal boarder.

Weather:

Nepal’s climate varies with its topography and altitude. The low land Terai area has hot and humid climate that can rise above 40 degree Celsius during summer, middle region weather is pleasant almost all the year and northern region temperature is always cold.

Nepal has four seasons:

  • Spring: Mar-May: The temperature is good in this season and many flower blossom and best season for trekking.
  • Summer: (Jun-Aug): Monsoon season in Nepal, weather is hot and wet at times.
  • Autumn: (Sep-Nov): This is the best season for tour and trek in Nepal. In that time, weather is highly pleasant so are the mountains and Himalaya. This is also season of festivals as Nepal celebrates the biggest festival Nepali name Dashain and Tihar.
  • Winter: (Dec-Feb): This season is known as Cold season so it’s not good time for high altitude trekking time.

Best Time to Go Short Everest Base Camp Trek 12 Days: 

The best to do trekking in Nepal is September to November and March to May. December and January is also possible to do trekking but winter season so it would be cold and snowfall, we can suggest lower part of mountain trekking. June, July and August is raining season so we suggest contacting us for best trek.

Is it suitable trekking for me?

If you are physically fit and love to walk then you can choose any trekking itinerary from our website to suit you. If you choose long day’s program, then you have t walk more days in mountain. All trekking program can see in our website. We suggest while going trek, please took one professional guide and if you cannot carry your luggage then took one porter also. If you need more question about suitable trekking package in Nepal for you, please drop email or contact us in social sites also.

Currency:

The Nepalese currency called Rupees. For exchanging your currency into local currency, can visit Bank, govt. licensed holder Money Exchange.

Insurance:

We told all our clients to do travel insurance before leaving your home country with showing your travel itinerary. Their insurance must covered medical, personal accident, loss of gears, emergency evacuation, and damage or lost their luggage and etc.

Hotel/ Accommodation on Short Everest Base Camp Trek 12 Days:

We provide to our client in City area best three star (above three star is on client requested) and lodge/teahouse during the trek. A Teahouse/lodge is the combination of guest house and restaurant where rooms are normally decorated and available bed, pillow and blankets. In every trekking route, we provide only teahouse/lodge because there is no availability of deluxe hotel.

Meals Short Everest Base Camp Trek 12 Days:

The meal which is provided in trekking area is included breakfast, lunch and dinner. We provide breakfast and dinner where you stay overnights and our guide will choose restaurant for lunch on the way. Our guide and other staff always give priority t served delicious, hygienic and each place special food. We recommended you to bring water purification tablets.

Guide and porter Short Everest Base Camp Trek 12 Days:

We provide you best staff to you who have good experience and government license. In a group, we provide one guide till 16 pax and one porter for each two person. One porter carries 20 kg .

Personal Expenses Short Everest Base Camp Trek 12 Days:

Personal expenses means which is not covered your package column cost include. Normally, you have to pay for table drinks (alcoholic/nonalcoholic beverages), snacks (on the trek), tips, souvenirs, hot showers and extra day if flight cancelled or any other natural disasters.

Some do’s and do not’s Trekking in Nepal:

  • Respect local culture and people.
  • The Nepalese people are friendly and hospitalize by nature so you do not have difficulty to adjust in here.
  • While you are entering in Temple and monasteries, just check in some temple not allowed entering for non-Hindus. If there is permitted to enter, please do not wear leather things and walk in Temple and Stupas clockwise. Before taking photograph, please ask authorized person for permission.

What do I need for trekking/ Packing list :

 

  • Day pack (rucksack)
  • Light weight and warm trousers.
  • Socks.
  • Sun hats and gloves.
  • Full- sleeves t shirt.
  • Warm jackets.
  • Waterproof jacket, trousers and bag cover.
  • Light weight cotton clothing.
  • Waterproof or windcheater jacket.
  • Knee supports.
  • Sun glasses.
  • Sun cream and lip protector.
  • A one liter hard Water bottle.
  • Batteries
  • Flash light
  • Down jacket
  • Trekking shoes or boots.
  • A pair of sandals.