Short Trek To Everest Base Camp -10 Days 10 Days - Private Tour

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Short Trek To Everest Base Camp – 10 Days Overview

Trip Grading:
Max Elevation
5,364 m
Major Attractions
Mt Everest, Lukla, Kalapatthar
Best Season
Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Sep, Oct, Nov & Dec
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Tea house or Lodge
Transportation options
Private or local vehicles on customer demand
Trip Start/End
Lukla / Kathmandu

Short Trek To Everest Base Camp – 10 Days

Short Trek to Everest Base Camp – 10 Days is an exhilarating adventure that condenses the iconic journey to the base camp of the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest, into a 10-day expedition. This comprehensive overview will provide insights into the itinerary, trekking route, highlights, culture and tradition, best time to visit, trekking grades, accommodation, packing list, trek cost, and duration of this unforgettable Himalayan experience.


Short Trek to Everest Base Camp – 10 Days Trekking route:

The trek follows a well-established route through the Khumbu region, passing through picturesque villages, lush forests, alpine meadows, and glacial moraines. Trekkers will encounter suspension bridges, prayer flags, and monasteries along the way, offering insights into the rich culture and traditions of the Sherpa people.


Short Trek to Everest Base Camp – 10 Days Everest Base Trek Highlights:

1. Breathtaking views of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and other Himalayan peaks

2. Immersion in Sherpa culture and traditions, including visits to monasteries and cultural landmarks

3. Achievement of reaching Everest Base Camp, a legendary milestone for trekkers

4. Panoramic vistas from Kala Patthar, offering unparalleled sunrise views of Everest

5. Scenic flights to and from Lukla, providing aerial views of the Himalayas


Short Trek to Everest Base Camp – 10 Days Culture and Tradition:

The Short Trek to Everest Base Camp offers ample opportunities to immerse oneself in the rich culture and traditions of the Sherpa people. Trekkers can visit ancient monasteries, participate in religious ceremonies, and interact with locals to gain insights into Sherpa way of life. Festivals such as Mani Rimdu at Tengboche Monastery provide a unique opportunity to witness traditional dances and rituals.


Short Trek to Everest Base Camp – 10 Days Best Time to Visit:

The best time for the Short Trek to Everest Base Camp is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons. During these months, the weather is generally clear and stable, with mild temperatures and excellent visibility, making it ideal for trekking and enjoying panoramic mountain views.


Short Trek to Everest Base Camp – 10 Days Trekking Grades:

The Short Trek to Everest Base Camp is considered moderately challenging, suitable for trekkers with a good level of fitness. Altitude acclimatization is crucial, with gradual ascent and rest days included in the itinerary to minimize the risk of altitude sickness.


Short Trek to Everest Base Camp – 10 Days Accommodation:

Accommodation along the trek route consists of teahouses and lodges, providing basic yet comfortable rooms with shared bathroom facilities. Trekkers can expect cozy bedding, hot meals, and stunning mountain views from the accommodations along the trail.


Short Trek to Everest Base Camp – 10 Days Meal:

In this treak you will have a Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner for your entire during trek. Here is the detail about the meal available during the trek.

Breakfast: Eggs, Pancakes, Muesli Breads, Oatmeal, Corn Flakes, French toast with Jam, Butter, Cheese, Honey, Tibetan bread or Chapati, Fruits and Vegetables, Hot drinks, Tea

Lunch: Dhal, Bhat, & Tarkari, Tenduk Spaghetti Noodles, Thukpa, Pasta, Vegetable curry, Potatoes, Tibetan Bread, Various Soups, Sherpa Stew, Steaks, Sandwiches, Momo (dumplings), Macaroni dishes, Vegetables, Salad Pizza, Snacks, Desserts etc

Dinner: Tenduk Spaghetti, Noodles Thukpa, Pasta, Vegetable curry, Dhal, Bhat & Tarkari, Tibetan Bread, Various Soups, Sherpa Stew, Steaks, Sandwiches, Momo (dumplings), Macaroni, Potatoes items, Vegetable and salad Pizza, Snacks, Korean Ramen, Desserts items, Hard Drinks, Steaks, etc.


Short Trek to Everest Base Camp – 10 Days Trek Cost:

The cost of the Short Trek to Everest Base Camp varies depending on factors such as the trekking agency, inclusions, and additional services. On average, the trek cost cover all the permits, accommodations, meals, guide/porter services, and transportation.


Short Trek to Everest Base Camp – 10 Days Duration:

The Short Trek to Everest Base Camp typically spans 10 days, offering a condensed yet exhilarating adventure through the stunning landscapes of the Khumbu region. This duration allows for acclimatization, exploration of cultural landmarks, and a safe ascent to Everest Base Camp and back, making it an ideal option for those with limited time yet seeking an unforgettable Himalayan experience.


Short Trek to Everest Base Camp – 10 Days Trekking Packing List:

Trekking packing list is very important work of your trek. So please do check the realated and necessary item.

Sun hat or scarf
Winter hat
Headlight with extra batteries

Sunscreen cream
UV protection sunglasses
Face & body wipes

Lightweight gloves or Heavyweight winter gloves according to the season

Hiking shirts
Long-sleeved shirt
Hooded rain jacket
Fleece jacket
Lightweight cotton pants
Polypropylene underwear
Down jacket
Waterproof jacket and pants

Thick wool socks
Hiking Boots

Thermal bottle
Water purification tablets
Trekking pole
Sleeping bag

Deodorant floss
Biodegradable bar soap
Dry Towel


First aid kit
Extra passport photos and photocopies of passport

Trip Outline


Day 1: Fly to Lukla, Trek to Phakding

Day 2: Phadking to Namche Bazaar

Day 3: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche

Day 4: Tengboche to Dingboche

Day 5: Dingboche to Lobuche

Day 6: Lobuche to Everest Base Camp Via Gorakshep

Day 7: Gorakshep to Kalapatthar & back to Pheriche

Day 8: Pheriche to Namche Bazaar

Day 9: Namche Bazaar to Lukla

Day 10: Fly back to Kathmandu

Detail Itinerary

Begin your adventure by taking a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, the gateway to the Everest region. The flight offers breathtaking views of the Himalayas before landing at one of the world’s most thrilling airports, Tenzing-Hillary Airport in Lukla. From Lukla, start trekking towards Phakding, a picturesque village situated alongside the Dudh Koshi River. The trail descends gently through lush forests, passing through small Sherpa settlements, prayer wheels, and colorful prayer flags. Stay overnight in Phadking.

Early in the morning you will have your breakfast and continue your trek along the banks of the Dudh Koshi River, crossing several suspension bridges adorned with prayer flags. As you ascend, the trail offers stunning views of Everest and its surrounding peaks. Arrive at Namche Bazaar, the bustling trading hub of the Khumbu region. Namche Bazaar is also known as the gateway of Mount Everest. Namche Bazaar is a vibrant town with colorful markets, bakeries, and shops selling trekking gear. Spend the evening exploring the town about the culture and tradition of local people and acclimatizing to the altitude. Stay overnight in Namche Bazaar.

After having your great breakfast in the morning you set out from Namche Bazaar and trek along a scenic trail that offers panoramic views of Everest, Lhotse, and Ama Dablam. Pass through rhododendron forests and charming Sherpa villages before reaching Tengboche. Visit the famous Tengboche Monastery, one of the largest monasteries in the Everest region, and witness monks chanting prayers against the backdrop of majestic peaks.

After great breakfast you continue your journey towards Dingboche, trekking through lush forests and crossing the Imja Khola River. The trail gradually ascends, offering breathtaking views of towering peaks such as Taboche and Cholatse. Dingboche is a picturesque village nestled amidst barley fields, with stunning views of Island Peak and Lhotse. You can capture a great view of the village on your camera for the memories. Stay overnight at Dingboche.

After having your breakfast you start your trek from Dingboche to Lobuche, the landscape becomes more rugged and barren. You’ll pass by yak pastures and stone-walled fields, surrounded by towering peaks. The trail offers glimpses of the Khumbu Glacier and the memorial site for climbers who lost their lives on Everest. Arrive in Lobuche, a small settlement situated in a glacial valley, and prepare for the challenging trek ahead. So have a great time in Lobuche. Stay overnight in Lobuche.

So today is the highlight of your trek as you journey towards Everest Base Camp. Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep, the last settlement before Base Camp. From Gorakshep, embark on a thrilling hike to Everest Base Camp, located at an altitude of 5,364 meters. Marvel at the awe-inspiring Khumbu Icefall and the surrounding Himalayan panorama. After spending time at Base Camp capture the real moment of your life time achievement in camera for memories then, return to Gorakshep for overnight stay.

Early in the morning, hike to the summit of Kalapatthar (5,545 meters), one of the best vantage points for sunrise views of Everest. From Kalapatthar, enjoy panoramic views of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and other peaks bathed in golden light.  Take a picture and videos of stunning sunrise in your camera then Descend to Gorakshep for breakfast before trekking back to Pheriche, passing through Lobuche and Dingboche.

Bid farewell to the high-altitude landscapes as you descend towards Namche Bazaar. The trail offers stunning views of Everest and Ama Dablam before reaching Tengboche. Stop for a visit to Tengboche Monastery before continuing the descent to Namche Bazaar. Spend the evening exploring the vibrant markets and relaxing at a local teahouse.

As you trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla, reflect on the incredible journey you’ve undertaken through the Himalayas. The trail descends steeply, passing through rhododendron forests and crossing suspension bridges over the Dudh Koshi River. Arrive in Lukla and celebrate the successful completion of your trek with your fellow trekkers.

Today your Short Trek to Everest Base Camp – 10 Days come to an end. Bid farewell to the mountains as you board a  scenic flight from Lukla back to Kathmandu. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to your hotel and take some time to relax and reflect on your Everest Base Camp adventure. Spend the evening exploring the vibrant streets of Thamel and enjoying a celebratory dinner. The journey we started as strangers, we always hope to end it as friends. If you wanna go for another treks then feel free to contact us.

What’s included?

What’s Excluded?

  • Visa fees for entry into Nepal.
  • International airfare to and from Nepal.
  • Entrance fees for any sightseeing destinations.
  • Mandatory traveler’s insurance.
  • Expenses related to alcoholic beverages, hot and cold drinks.
  • Any unforeseen costs arising from events such as flight cancellations, personal illness, strikes, political disturbances, etc.
  • Gratuity for the driver, porter, and guide.

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