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Everest Base Camp Kala Pathar Trek

Overview

Everest Base Camp Kala Patthar Trek is one of the most popular trekking routes in the Everest Region. Everest Base Camp Kala Patthar Trek offers pleasant views of Mount Everest (8,848m), Mount Lhotse (8,516m), Mount Makalu (8,463m), Mount Cho Oyu (8,201m) and neighboring 25 snows covered mountains peak of Khumbu Region. Everest Base Camp trek takes you to the heart of Khumbu Region. The main attraction of Kalapatthar Trekking is the trekking in Mount Everest Base Camp (5,363m) and Kala Patthar (5,545m).Along with Khumbu glaciers and Khumbu Icefall, Mount Everest Base Camp trekking is popular for top of the world and makes an unforgettable experience of Khumbu Himalayan Trekking Region.

Everest Base Camp Kala Patthar Trek is the third most popular and adventurous trekking destination in the world as it offers the closest view and also be able to set your foot in the world tallest mountain.

Everest Base Camp Kala Patthar is one the most prestigious trekking destination as you get to witness the beauty in the Himalayas.

Everest Base Camp Kala Patthar begins with a 35 minute flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. From the flight you will be able to see the aerial view of the mountain range. After you land on Tenzing Hillary airport, you will feel refreshed as you will be able to see closer views of the mountain range. You will be surrounded with mesmerizing views all around you. We will get an opportunity to witness the lifestyle and culture of the legendary Sherpas up in the Himalayas.

Everest Base Camp Kalapathar Trek Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

Welcome to Kathmandu! As soon as you land on Kathmandu, you will be received by our representative waiting for your arrival at airport. Our representative will transfer you to hotel. The briefing of the Everest Base Camp Kala Pathar Trek will be discussed at your hotel or in Nepal Village office. You will get enough rest to start your trek at hotel. Good Night! Sleep Well!

Day 02: Kathmandu by flight to Lukla (2,830m) and trek to Phakding (2,630m): Flight Distance 35 minute and Walking Duration: 2-3 hours

Good Morning! Today is the Second Day of the Everest Base Camp Kala Pathar Trek. We will take early morning 35 minute flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. As soon as we land on Tenzing Hillary Airport, we start our 2 to 3 hours trek from Lukla to Phakding from there. We will spend the night there. Good Night! Sleep Well!

Day 03: Phakding trek to Namche Bazaar (3480m): Walking Duration: 5-6 hours

Good Morning! Today is the Third Day of the Everest Base Camp Kala Pathar Trek. The morning rays of sunlight clues for a beautiful day. We leave the spot and make our way through remote settlements until Namche Bazaar. This place is a paradise for tourists as well as mountaineers particular. It is the gateway to the Everest Himalaya Region of Khumbu region in Nepal. We will spend the night there. Good Night! Sleep Well!

Day 04: Namche Bazaar acclimatization day

Good Morning! Today is the Fourth Day of the Everest Base Camp Kala Pathar Trek. During this day you can hike to Thame Monastery or Everest view hotel for superb Himalayan views including Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam, Thamserku, Kantega, Kusum khangaru, Khumbila, Tawache peak, Cholaste, Kongde etc. and return back to Namche Bazaar. We will spend the night there. Good Night! Sleep Well!

Day 05: Namche trek to Phortse village (3890m) walk approximately 5-6 hours

Good Morning! Today is the Fifth Day of the Everest Base Camp Kala Pathar Trek. You must have enjoyed the previous night for sure in this awesome place. However, no matter what, we need to make our way through the gradual ups and downs ahead. While trekking, you can enjoy superb views of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and close up view of Thamserku. After 5 – 6 hours of trekking, we arrive at Phortse Village where we stay for this night. Good Night! Sleep Well!

Day 06: Phortse village trek to Dingboche (4320m) walk approximately 5-6 hours

Good Morning! Today is the Sixth Day of the Everest Base Camp Kala Pathar Trek. Today we will trek from an altitude of 3,890m to 4,320m. This trek will take approximately 5 to 6 hours of time to reach Dingboche from Phortse. You will feel the air becoming thinner as the altitude increases. We spend the night here. Good Night! Sleep Well!

Day 07: Dingboche trek to Lobuche (4910m) walk approximately 5-6 hours

Good Morning! Today is the Seventh Day of the Everest Base Camp Kala Pathar Trek. We reach Lobuche from Dingboche after a walk for approximately 5 to 6 hours to cover an altitude from 4,320m to 4,910m. On this day we trek for 590m. We explore Lobuche and spend the night there. Good Night! Sleep Well!

Day 08: Lobuche to Gorakshep (5180m) walk approximately 2-3 hours.

Good Morning! Today is the Eighth Day of the Everest Base Camp Kala Pathar Trek. We trek from Lobuche at 4910m to Gorakshep is 5140 m.  We trek for 2 to 3 hours to complete trek to Gorakshep from Lobuche. As we gain more height, the air becomes thinner. We spend the night here. Good Night! Sleep Well!

Day 09: Gorakshep to Kalapathar (5545m) to Pheriche (4250m)

Good Morning! Today is the Ninth Day of the Everest Base Camp Kalapathar Trek. Early in the morning we trek to Kalapathar for superb Himalayan panoramic view which includes Mount Everest (8848m), Mount Lhotse (8516m), Mount Nuptse (7855m), Mount Pumori (7161m), Mount Changaste (7550m), Mount Ama Dablam (6856m), Mount Thamserku (6723m), Mount Kantega (6979m), Mount Kusum Khangaru (6367m), Mount Kongde (6011m), Mount Tawache Peak (6367m), Mount Cholaste (6335m), back to Gorakshep, have breakfast and continue trek to Pheriche (4250m). We spend the night here. Good Night! Sleep Well!

Day 10: Pheriche trek to Tengboche (3890m) walk approximately 5-6 hours

Good Morning! Today is the Tenth Day of the Everest Base Camp Kalapathar Trek. After the tiring trek on the previous day, today we walk down to the lower altitudes to Orsho and Shomare. If you are willing to visit Gompa in Upper Pangboche, we can do so by taking a different route after Shomare. Otherwise we continue our trek to reach Pangboche. We retrace our footsteps down to the Imja Khola from Pangboche. We might visit nuns at the Debuche monastery if interested or move through the forest of Debuche. At last we reach Tengboche. We spend the night here. Good Night! Sleep Well!

Day 11: Tengboche trek to Namche Bazaar walk approximately 5-6 hours

Good Morning! Today is the Eleventh Day of the Everest Base Camp Kalapathar Trek. We descend our trek towards Namche Bazaar from Tengboche which lies at an altitude of 3480m. During our trial, we look around carefully to check if we missed something on the way up. Namche Bazaar is a gateway for entry and exit to Everest. We spend the night in Namche. Good Night! Sleep Well!

Day 12: Namche Bazaar trek to Phakding walk approximately 4-5 hours

Good Morning! Today is the Twelfth Day of the Everest Base Camp Kalapathar Trek. After a good night sleep at Namche Bazaar, we trek to Phakding from Namche Bazaar after some walk for 4 to 5 hours. We spend the night here. Good Night! Sleep Well!

Day 13: Phakding trek to Lukla: walk approximately 3-4 hours

Good Morning! Today is the Thirteenth Day of the Everest Base Camp Kalapathar Trek. We trek back from Phakding to Lukla for our flight to Kathmandu. We capture glimpses of the mountain range for memory. We spend the night here. Good Night! Sleep Well!

Day 14: Lukla by Flight back to Kathmandu

Good Morning! Today is the Fourteenth Day and last day at the mountains of the Everest Base Camp Kalapathar Trek. We arrive at Tenzing Hillary Airport to take our 35 minute flight back to Kathmandu. As soon as we arrive at Kathmandu, you will to dropped at the hotel and have some rest there. If you want you can explore around your hotel in Kathmandu. We spend the night there. Good Night! Sleep Well!

Day 15: Final Departure from Kathmandu

Good Morning! Today is the last day of Everest Base Camp Kalapathar Trek. We hope you had a wonderful time with us and it was an honor to be your partner in the trip. You will be dropped at the airport 3 hours before your departure time by our representative. Hope you will remember us in your next trip as well. Give us reviews so that we get to know our mistakes and improve it. Good Bye! Take Care! Have a safe flight back home!

Cost Info

Cost Include

  • Pick & Drop to Airport/Hotel by our Private Car/ Van / Bus
  •  Accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing with English speaking tour guide by car/van
  • 3 meals a day (Breakfasts, Lunch and Dinners with tea or coffee) during the trek
  • Accommodation of Lodges, Guest houses in Twin Sharing Bases during the trek
  • Trekking Guides(Government Licensed holder) and Porters with good English during the trek
  • Facility of Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all trekking staff.
  • First Aid medical kit
  • Everest(Sagarmatha) National Park permit fees
  • Guide airfare Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu.
  • Travel insurance for Nepali staff during trekking period
  •  TIMS (Trekker's Information Management System) Card
  •  Seasonal fresh fruits like (orange, apple, banana, mango and grape and other Nepali local fruits etc)
  • All administrative works (If necessary) related to government body
  • Government Taxes, legal expenses

Cost Exclude

  •  Meals in Kathmandu
  •  International flights
  •  Nepal entry visa fee
  •  Flights to Lukla & Lukla to Kathmandu
  • Airport tax required for the Domestic / International flights
  •  All alcoholic drinks, mineral water, laundry, phone calls, internet
  •  Extra Tea and Coffee. 
  •  Personal trekking equipment, medical and travel insurance
  •  Any extra transportation except itinerary (we can arrange if request) 
  •  Any kind of personal expenses / Helicopter rescue due to cause of out of our control.
  •  Any other expenses which are not mentioned in the inclusive price 
  • Some extra assistance like (if you cannot walk properly our guide will arrange you horse, to came back, if applicable this you have to pay them directly)
  • Tips to trekking staffs ( Amount depends upon you)