Everest Base Camp Luxury Lodge Trekking - 16 Days

Everest Base Camp Luxury Lodge Trekking - 16 Days
Trip Information
  • Duration16 Days
  • DestinationNepal
  • Difficulty Level Easy to Moderate
  • Max Altitude5545 m
  • Activitytrekking
  • Group Size1+
  • Trip StartKathmandu
  • Trip EndKathmandu
  • Best TimeSep-Dec and March to May
  • Scenic and cultural adventure in the comfort of best available luxury lodges.
  • Rooms facing views of mighty Himalayan peaks in the harmony of Sherpa culture.
  • Explore traditional villages and monasteries adorned with Buddhist religious artifact.
  • Daily views of high snowcapped peaks with the marvelous scenery of rolling green hills.
  • Walking into serene alpine woodland at the close backdrop of high Mt. Everest.
  • Panoramic flights both ways with exciting walks to the base of world number one peak.
  • Adventure in the harmony of homely comfort with warm Sherpa traditional hospitality.

‘An adventure in the comfort of deluxe lodge in the shade of might Everest’

Everest Base Camp Luxury Lodge Trekking, one might be surprised to know that such comfort exists in remote parts of Nepal Himalaya around high and scenic Khumbu valley within Everest region. A classy and high standard way of trekking with an adventure in our Luxury Everest Base Camp Trekking, that leads you with exciting and fascinating moments throughout the journey. Where you can explore local culture of immense interest and its old monasteries treasured with ancient Buddhist religion and colorful custom.

Unlimited views of mountains in the comfort of deluxe style lodge and resorts with the great traditional hospitality of Sherpa people the Highlanders of Everest, famous as pioneers mountain guides and mountaineers.

Beginning Everest Base Camp Luxury Lodge Trekking, with the sweeping short flight to land at Lukla the gateway town for many adventures around Everest, where walk leads on a pleasant trail through farm villages encountering interesting prayer monuments and spinning bells on a route the walks.

As walk proceeds heading higher ground with ups hill to cope and into serene alpine woodland to reach famed Namche Bazaar, where you can find facilities of banks, mail – post office, cyber café to various well-stocked shops and stores with many fine good lodges.

After acclimatization days in Namche walk continues facing scenic views of Everest and magnificent peak of Amadablam with adjoining lesser mountains, as climb starts within a cool forest of pines and rhododendron arriving at beautiful Thyangboche with its impressive monastery.

Thyangboche a lovely spot with mountains all around including views of Mt. Everest after a pleasant overnight stop with a tour of the monastery, where our adventure leads further north to Everest Base Camp.

At Everest Base Camp enjoy the superb scenery of Khumbu Ice Falls and glaciers with Everest hidden between Nuptse and Lhotse peaks, our next adventure leads on top the highest point of the trek at Kalapathar 5,545 m.

From Kalapathar exceptional views of giant peaks with Everest at the mere distance and then heading back to Lukla on the same route with an opportunity to enjoy more of the area before flying back to Kathmandu after an overwhelming time and adventure on Everest Base Camp Luxury Lodge Trekking.

Please note that:
Luxury Everest Base Camp Trekking, an adventure walks on high altitude with overnight stops in best available deluxe or luxury lodge/resorts on route to base camp and back at Lukla. Travelers who are interested in this luxury trekking, we will provide deluxe or luxury comfort Lodge where available especially beyond Namche, Thyangboche or Dingboche. Due to high altitude and rough arid terrain of arctic temperatures, where rooms might not have attached restroom or toilets as the plumbing systems with a flow of waters can be clogged with frozen ice, making it hard to meet you need and demand. But the rooms will be spacious and warm with excellent meals served, only a few things lack as altitude and cold temperatures wise which you have to bear as per the situation.

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On arrival at Kathmandu international airport via respective airlines, where you will be received by our office staff and guide with the warm welcome then transfer to your hotels in the hub of the city.

After checking into your rooms and getting refreshed join the other groups for the briefing on Luxury Everest Base Camp Trekking, our guide offers you with useful important information regarding trek and your stay in Nepal with us.

The evening includes welcome dinner in a nice and authentic Nepalese restaurant with Folk Culture program of Nepal while having your dinner.

    Morning, depart from the hotel for an exciting tour around Kathmandu at places of great interest,  Kathmandu city and its valley steeped with historical and religious monuments temples and monasteries listed as World Heritage Sites.

    After an interesting tour afternoon free to relax and prepare for Luxury Everest Base Camp trekking next early morning flight to Lukla.

      Starting early morning transfer to domestic airport for short and scenic flight to Lukla, taking a smaller aircraft (Twin Otter or Dornier) during 30 minutes on air with amazing panorama of Himalayan series of peaks with Mt. Everest, as the plane lands on its unique uphill runways reaching at Tenzing & Hillary airport in Lukla.

      From here a slow start with few hours of walks on downhill past many Sherpa farm villages with well-tended crops and vegetable fields and terraces with occasional views of snow-capped peaks of Kwangde and Kusum Khanguru, and then reaching our first overnight stop of the trek at Phakding in the comfort of nice and cozy lodge located by the raging Dudh Kosi River. 

      Overnight in Luxury Yeti Lodge / Resorts.

        Today with the long uphill walk to reach at famous Namche Bazaar, starting with the gradual walk following Dudh Kosi River upstream crossing few bridges to reach Sagarmatha National Park entrance near Monjo village.

        Sagarmatha for Everest in Nepalese, while Sherpa calls Chomolungma (of Tibetan origin) in both languages, means 'Great Mother', from here a pleasant walk on river bed then climb for few hours into the forested trail with views of snow-capped peaks, as this scenic walk reaches you at exciting Namche Bazaar.

        Overnight in Luxury Yeti Lodge / Resorts or similar types.

          A rest day at Namche Bazaar for necessary acclimatization, before heading higher area an ideal spot for the free day at this height above 3,440 m high.

          In Namche spend the day with the scenic hike to viewpoints on top Namche facing Mt. Everest-Amadablam and other range of peaks, afternoon explore the streets and shops, Namche holds a colorful and busy Saturday Market once a week.

          Overnight in Luxury Yeti Lodge / Resorts or similar types.

            From Namche walk leads on a gradual scenic path with downhill to Imjatse River at Phung-Tenga for lunch, afternoon uphill climb into rhododendron, pines, fir forest with grand views of snow capped peaks.

            After few hours of climb reaching Thyangboche Monastery, enjoy marvelous views of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Kangtenga, Thamserku, Kwande with magnificent Amadablam, an afternoon with time to visit its interesting monastery and observe monks and priest on prayer.

            Overnight in Luxury Lodge / Resorts where available.

              Morning on the downhill for an hour towards Imjatse River, after crossing a bridge walking into an open country where tree lines stop for few short juniper and rhododendron bushes, uphill for a while to reach at Pangboche village at 3,900 meters.

              This is the last permanent village before Dingboche and beyond, from here a slow climb to Somara for lunch and continue walk with the climb to Dingboche village for an overnight stop, located within scenic Imjatse valley with excellent views of Amadablam and Island Peak.

              Overnight in Luxury Lodge / Resorts where available.

                A rest day for proper acclimatization here a short hike up to Nagarjuna hills for better views of surrounding peaks with Mt. Makalu towards east adjoining.

                For some energetic people optional walk to Chukung at 4,760 m high, a small settlement within Imjatse valley offers incredible views of Island Peak, Lhotse Shar, Lhotse, Nuptse, and Amadablam.

                Overnight in Luxury Lodge / Resorts where available.

                  After a nice and pleasant stop at Dingboche, as our morning walk lead to short climb facing excellent views, and then walk on  gradual scenic trail to Thugla for lunch, this is where massive Khumbu glacier melts into a raging river.

                  From here trail Pheriche and Dingboche trail joins towards Everest Base Camp, after a break a steep climb for an hour to Thugla pass, witness stone memorials of unfortunate climbers who died climbing on Mt. Everest, Lhotse or other high mountains. From here a nice walk to Lobuche for an overnight stop.

                  Overnight in best standard Lodge / Resorts where available.

                    Today our adventure takes you at Everest Base Camp our main goal and highlight of the trip walking for few hours with the short steep climb in between glacier and moraine, then reaching at Gorakshep, beneath the lofty peak of Pumori and Kalapathar rocky hill.

                    Walk continues towards Everest base camp, at base camp enjoy views of massive Khumbu Ice Fall and glaciers, after an exciting time with the experience of a lifetime retrace the journey back to Gorakshep for the overnight stop.

                    Overnight in best standard Lodge / Resorts where available.

                      Early morning climb on top Kalapathar at above 5,545 m, our highest point of the adventure with magnificent views of mountains includes Mt. Everest at close distance, after a great time on top descend back to Gorakshep for breakfast and continue walk to Thugla, from here downhill to Pheriche around windy valley with nice scenic walk to Pheriche for possible lunch stop.

                      Pheriche houses many lodges with a health post and a station of HRA (Himalayan Rescue Association). From here another few hours of good walk reaches you at Pangboche village for the overnight halt.

                      Overnight in Everest Summit Luxury Lodge / Resorts available.

                        The walk leads on the same route from Pangboche to reach at scenic Thyangboche Monastery, allowing you with more time on this beautiful spot to explore its interesting monastery and observe monks and priest on prayer chanting in the harmony of tranquil surrounding of green woodland and mountain views.

                        From Thyangboche walk downhill with short up to reach at Namche Bazaar with grand views of Everest and Amadablam includes other close peaks then reaching at Namche for an overnight stop after a pleasant walk of short ups and downs.

                        Overnight in Luxury Yeti Lodge / Resorts or similar types.

                          Our last day walk of the great adventure, morning starts with long descend towards Sagarmatha National Park entrance at Monjo village and then crossing a long bridge to reach at Phakding.

                          From Phakding towards Lukla as walk leads ups and downhill with lthe ast climb of an hour to reach at Lukla for last overnight stop in Khumbu and Everest region.

                          Overnight in Luxury Yeti Lodge / Resorts or similar types.

                            From Lukla an early morning flight to Kathmandu with a panorama of mountains views all the way to Kathmandu, at Kathmandu domestic airport our staff transfers you back into your hotel with a free afternoon to relax after a great and wonderful time on Everest Base Camp Trekking.

                              Today a free day in Kathmandu reserved as an extra day in case of flight delay and cancellation in Lukla, due to unfavorable bad weather conditions which can occur sometimes as Himalaya weather can be unpredictable.

                              If all goes well as per our guideline set itinerary, one can enjoy this day relaxing or with individual extra activities or book for another exciting tour around Kathmandu at places of great interest.

                                Your last day in Nepal, country of Himalayan wonders and as per your international flight time depart for homeward bound or to next respective connecting destinations.

                                Our staff and guide transfer you to Kathmandu airport after a mesmerizing memory and great time on Luxury Everest Base Camp Trekking.

                                  Cost Details
                                  What's Included
                                  • All airport pick up drop off by private vehicle (for both international and domestic flights)
                                  • 04 night twin/double sharing accommodation on BB at 4 star category hotel in Kathmandu
                                  • Guided sightseeing tours in Kathmandu with private vehicle (entrance fees extra)
                                  • Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu flight with airport departure tax
                                  • National Park entrance fee and Trekkers’ Information Management System( TIMS card)
                                  • A highly experience, helpful, knowledgeable, friendly, English speaking, well-trained, Government license holding guide. Price includes his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport and insurance.
                                  • 02 guest to 01 porter with their insurance, salary, food, accommodation and equipment
                                  • Your cost includes insurance, wages, food and lodging for both your guide and porter. We take excellent care of our guides and porters, they are like family to us.
                                  • Luxury lodge accommodation during the trek
                                  • Three meals a day; breakfast, lunch and dinner and tea/coffee during the trekking.
                                  • Snacks of biscuits/peanuts and seasonal fresh fruits dessert during the trek
                                  • All applicable government and local taxes per the itinerary
                                  What's not Included
                                  • Your Nepal Visa fees (should bring small accurate fees in USD and 02 passport size photos)
                                  • All the International airfare from and to Kathmandu (no need to pay a departure tax for international flights)
                                  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
                                  • Personal travel and health Insurance, Insurance for helicopter evacuation (An Helicopter rescue insurance is highly recommended. If you have any problem and you have to be evacuated, without your insurance you have to pay the helicopter in cash.)
                                  • In case of extra more nights accommodation, lunch and dinner in the city due to early arrival and late departure as well as early back/return from mountain/trekking (due to any reason) than the given time period of the itinerary
                                  • Your Personal expenses such as ( laundry, phone calls, bar and beverage bill, boiled or bottled water {it will cost between $1 and $3 a bottle (it gets more expensive towards base camp).}, extra porter.. etc)
                                  • Wi-Fi, charging batteries and hot showers. Wi-Fi is available in some tea houses for $3 to $5 an hour. Hot Showers are also available in a few for around $3 and charging costs about $1.50 an hour.
                                  • The Tips to the trekking crews and drive
                                  • Extra expenses due to flight delays, strikes, weather condition or any event out of our control
                                  • Anything not included in service includes column
                                  Useful Information
                                  • Welcome dinner in an authentic restaurant
                                  • First aid kit
                                  • Holiday Tours Nepal’s sleeping bag, down jackets, T-shirt, cap, duffle bags, city and trekking route maps – if necessary.
                                  • Arrangement of emergency evacuation service (should have insurance for emergency evacuation and will be paid by your travel insurance company)
                                  • Oxymeter to check your pulse and oxygen saturation and heart rate twice daily during the trek (very useful to check Altitude Mountain Sickness (AMS) symptoms). This helps ensure your trek is in the safest hands possible.
                                  • One-hour complimentary spa/massage in Kathmandu after the trek
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