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Everest Base Camp Short Trek - 7 Days

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  • Duration 7 Days
  • Trip Grade Moderate
  • Trip Destination Everest Base Camp
  • Starts at Kathmandu
  • Ends at Kathmandu
  • Max. Altitude 5,545 m (18,192 ft)
  • Trip Type Trek and Heli Return
  • Accommodation Tea House

Everest base camp short trek is 7 days hiking itinerary package specially designed for those treveller who wants to hike up to Everest in short period of time. This 7 days itinerary is suitable for all kinds of trekkers like beginners, semi-professional and Professional hikers.

7 days Everest base camp short trek is considered as one of the famous treks, which takes seven days and leads to the base camp of Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world (8848 m). During this 7 days short Everest trek, you can view 5 eight thousand meters above mountains from one spot. You won't find a place like this anywhere else in the world.

Everest short 7-day trek is a short hiking package to Everest base camp that we offer for those who have a limited time frame and who wants to skip the long hiking trails. Every year, the number of trekkers is increasing for this short trek to Everest base camp because of its individuality, culture, serenity, and, most importantly, beauty.

Everest 7-day short trek provides you with a fantastic adventure that will leave you with lifelong memories. Five of the tallest mountains in the world are part of the Everest Himalayan chain, which dominates the Khumbu region which are  Mount Makalu (8,463 m), Mount Cho Oyo (8153 m), Mount Lhotse (8,501 m), and Mount Lhotse Shar (8,393m).

Along with the Himalayas' stunning beauty, this region is home to numerous UNESCO-listed natural wonders. Rhododendron, Nepal's national flower, and endangered bird and animal species grow abundantly in pine woods. This hike is very special and unforgettable. The amazing hospitality of Sherpa people and their traditional way of life will also be evident to you during the trip, and you will undoubtedly be awed.

Highlights of Everest Base Camp Short Trek

  • Experience the breathtaking views of Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world.
  • Trek through the beautiful Sherpa villages of Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, and Pheriche.
  • Visit the famous ancient Tengboche Monastery, the largest Buddhist monastery in the Khumbu region.
  • Explore the Khumbu Glacier, one of the largest glaciers in the Himalayas.
  • Meet and interact with the local Sherpa people and learn about their culture and way of life.
  • Enjoy the diverse flora and fauna of the Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Reach the base camp of Mount Everest, the ultimate goal of the trek, and be awestruck by the grandeur of the mountain.
  • Experience the thrill of hiking in the Himalayas and enjoy the starry nights.
  • Get a chance to interact with other trekkers and make new friends.
  • enjoy the helicopter flight back to Lukla, along with breathtaking aerial views.
  • Take home unforgettable memories of this once in a lifetime experience.

Everest Base Camp Short Trek Routes

Everest short trek is a 7-day trek through the Himalayan mountains in Nepal, leading to the base camp of Mount Everest. The trek begins in the town of Lukla, where trekkers fly in from Kathmandu, and takes them through traditional Sherpa villages, lush forests, and high altitude passes. Along the way, trekkers will have the opportunity to catch breathtaking views of some of the world's most famous peaks, including Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and Ama Dablam. The trek is considered to be moderate to strenuous, and requires a good level of physical fitness.

On day one, trekkers fly to Lukla and begin their journey towards the village of Phakding. On day two, they continue on to Namche Bazaar, the largest Sherpa village in the region and a popular stop for trekkers. On Day three they continue towards Tengboche exploring the surrounding area, including a visit to the famous Tengboche Monastery. On day five, trekkers make their way to Dingboche, where they will spend the night before continuing on to Lobuche exploring the areas. On day six, trekkers make their way towards Gorakshep and then to the final ascent to the base camp and spend the night after returning to Gorak Shep. On day seven, the day ascends towards Kalapatthar, exploring the areas and the stunning view of the mountain ranges. After which you will return back to Gorakhep and fly back to Lukla via helicopter. 

The trek is considered to be one of the most popular and rewarding experiences in the Himalayas, offering unparalleled views of the world's highest peaks, rich cultural experiences, and a sense of accomplishment for reaching the base of Mount Everest. However, it is important to note that the trek can be strenuous and requires proper preparation, including getting necessary vaccinations, preparing for altitude sickness, and hiring a guide or porter if needed.

Best Time for Short Everest Base Camp Trek 7 Days

The best season for an Everest base camp 7 days trek is during the spring and autumn months. Spring season in Nepal, which falls between March and May, offers clear skies, mild temperatures and blooming rhododendrons. The temperatures are warm during the day, making it comfortable for trekking, and cool at night, providing a good sleeping environment. Additionally, the clear skies provide stunning views of the Himalayas, making it the perfect time to capture beautiful photographs.

Autumn, which falls between September and November, is also an ideal time to trek to the base camp. The weather is clear and dry, making it easy to trek through the trails. The temperatures are mild, and the skies are generally clear, providing great visibility of the surrounding mountains. The autumn colors of the rhododendrons and other vegetation also add to the beauty of the trek.

It's important to note that the monsoon season, which falls between June and August, should be avoided as the heavy rainfall can make the trails muddy and slippery, making it difficult to trek. Also, the clouds and mist can obscure the views of the Himalayas. Winter should also be avoided as it's extremely cold and the trails can be covered in snow and ice, making it dangerous to trek.

So, the best season for a 7 days short Everest trek is during spring and autumn when the weather is clear, mild, and dry, providing the perfect conditions for a comfortable and enjoyable trek.

Are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime? Look no further than our short 7-day Everest base camp package! Experience the breathtaking views of the world's highest mountain as you trek through the beautiful Khumbu region of Nepal. Our expert guides will lead you on a journey filled with stunning landscapes, traditional Sherpa villages, and the opportunity to acclimatize to the high altitude. Don't miss out on this once in a lifetime opportunity to reach the base camp of Mount Everest in just 7 days! Book now and let us take care of the rest.

Itinerary
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  • DurationFlight: 35 to 40 min/Trekking: 3 to 4 hours
  • Highest Altitude2652 m
  • AccommodationLodges/teahouses

Your seven-day Everest Base Camp short Trek begins today. You will be picked up by the comany representative and guide at your Kathmandu hotel. You will then be driven to the Tribhuvan airport for drop-off.

You will board your aircraft to Lukla after you get at the airport. The flight takes roughly 30 minutes from there. You will witness a lot of beautiful scenery as you soar into the air from your window.

You will be flying over the Khumbu region, which is home to a variety of communities. As you look out, you may see stunning mountain peaks and verdant valleys. After seeing these, you arrive at Lukla Airport. 

Tenzing-Hillary Airport or Lukla Airport is one of the world's most exhilarating airports in the world. It is famous for having a runway that is both narrow and bordered by cliffs. As you watch the plane touch down, a chill runs down your spine.

You start your hike toward Phakding from Lukla. You arrive at the police checkpoint on your way out of town. From there, a stunning rhododendron woodland greets you as you make your way downhill. The pathways get wider as you go forward, and Dudh Koshi is reached.

The rest of the day is spent strolling along the river's edge as you follow it. You will pass through numerous tiny communities with shops, lodges, etc. along the way. You spend a couple hours walking before reaching your today's destination.

Phakding is a lovely town and one of the main resting places for trekkers. Here, you'll find a variety of lodges.

You'll spend the night at one of the lodges

  • Duration5 to 6 hours
  • Highest Altitude3440 m
  • AccommodationLodges/teahouses

You spend the second day hiking from Phakding to Namche Bazaar after a restful night. It is a few-hour trek that lasts the entire day. You can catch a sight of Mt. Thamserku as you leave the town.

You gradually ascend a little slope on the paths by walking a little in the uphill and downhill sections. It grows narrower the further you venture into the trails. A suspension bridge across the Dudh Koshi river is eventually crossed.

You ascend steeply on the paths after crossing the bridge. Better cover your face and hair because the paths are fairly dusty. You can see a glimpse of the majestic Mount Everest as you ascend.

You continue to ascend the trails while admiring the spectacular mountain. You start to see houses and tiny buildings after a while. When you get to Namche Bazaar.

In comparison to other places, Namche Bazaar is fairly developed. There are numerous inns, eateries, and shops in this town. You can wander around and learn more about the neighborhood. Few stores give customers free wifi access.

You spend the night here and rest

  • Duration4 to 5 hours
  • Highest Altitude3870 m
  • AccommodationLodges/teahouses

On this third day of your trek, you will leave Namche Bazaar and continue in the direction of Tengboche. You will explore more of the vibrant Khumbu region's culture today. You start your trek by leaving the lovely town and climbing a little bit on the trails.

You continue to climb until you arrive at the tiny Sherpa village of Kyangjuma. You then proceed to follow the trails in Sansa's direction.

You can see the entire mountains in the distance as you continue along the broad trail  like Ama Dablam, Everest, and numerous others. You will take numerous brief uphill and downhill strolls while seeing them. You have plenty of energy to explore because this day's trek wouldn't be too strenuous.

Along the way, you will pass a lot of stupas, prayer flags, and holy sites. After that, you go a little further and cross a suspension bridge to reach a lush green forest. You arrive at Tengboche following an amazing voyage.

Tengboche is a lovely community well-known for its ancient monastery. This monastery is a well-known landmark in the region.

You spend the night here.

  • Duration5 to 6 hours
  • Highest Altitude4350 m
  • AccommodationLodges/teahouses

Your journey has reached day four. Today, you move from Tengboche to Dingboche. On this day, it seems that you are ascending into a higher altitude. From the beginning, you have been climbing. But on this particular day, you leave the forest route and traverse stony territory.

You descend through the wooded trail as you make your way out of the village. After that, you will pass through a small town and then cross a few suspension bridges. From there, you climb the relatively gentle routes.

Until Debuche, the walkways are stone-paved. Debuche is a religious place well-known for its monastery. You explore the neighborhood and go to the monastery. Inside the monastery, there are captivating Thank paintings can be seen.

You then begin a difficult ascent in the direction of Pangboche. You then get in Orso via walking along level terrain. After that, you arrive at Dingboche by following the pathways. This is a fantastic way to acclimatize while on your trek.

You spend the night at one of the lodges.

  • Duration4 to 5 hours
  • Highest Altitude4940 m
  • AccommodationLodges/teahouses

Today is the fifth day of your trek. Today, you go from Dingboche to Lobuche. Today you will have passed over the treeline and arrived in the region of snow and rocks.

You start out by climbing a little bit up the paths. Next, move toward Dusa, which is close to the Dughla village. You arrive in Dusa after passing a few small pasture lands. You get to witness the stunning Himalayan peaks of Lhotse and Ama Dablam.

After that, you take the marked paths and walk alongside the moraine glaciers created by the Khumbu glacier. You finally arrive in Lobuche, where you will spend the night, after an arduous journey.

  • Duration6 to 8 hours
  • Highest Altitude5,364 m
  • AccommodationLodges/teahouses

Today is the most thrilling day of your seven-day trek to Everest Base Camp. On your sixth day, you will be moving toward Everest Base Camp. You leave the village and move on to the primary goal of your trek.

Lobuche and the camp are not that far apart. You arrive at Everest Base Camp after crossing a few tiny streams, stony dunes, and moraines. The Khumbu glaciers, Mount Everest, the icefall, and numerous more peaks are all visible.

You take pictures and stroll around the area before returning to Gorak Shep. After a few hours of walking and a short descent, you reach Gorakshep.

Spend the night here.

  • DurationFlight: 45 minutes to an hour/ Trek: 2 to 3 hours
  • Highest Altitude5,644.5 m
  • AccommodationHotel

After heartly breakfast at the lodge, the final day of this short Everest trek starts. From here, the trail climbs steeply to Kalapattar.

The trek offers stunning views of Mount Everest and the surrounding peaks, as well as an opportunity to experience the rugged beauty of the Himalayas.

After reaching Kalapattar and taking in the views, the trek then retraces its steps back to Gorekshep. From here, hikers take a helicopter flight back to Kathmandu. The helicopter flight offers a bird's eye view of the Himalayas and a quick way to return to Kathmandu.

Spend the night at hotel in Kathmandu

Our team guides, porters and accompanying staff are locals with a broad knowledge about each and every location that we travel through.

What's Included

  • Helicopter ride back from Gorakshep to Kathmadu
  • Accommodation in top hotels in Kathmandu and finest teahouses and lodges during trek
  • Sagarmatha Conversation Area Project Permits
  • TIMS (Trekker's Information Management Systems)
  • Local Government Entry Permit of Rs. 2000 (Started Since 2018)
  • Air and ground transportation as per the itinerary
  • Trekking map
  • Pre-breifing 
  • Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trek
  • An Expert English Speaker and Qualified Trekking Guide (Local Guide)
  • Porter (1 Porter Sharing 2 Guest)
  • medical first aid box ( which is carried by your team)
  • An organic,delicious, and hygienic welfare dinner in Kathmandu.

What's Excluded

  • Tickets for an international flight to Nepal and back
  • Hotels in Kathmandu
  • Entry visa costs for Nepal
  • Any type of beverage (tea, coffee, water, hot water, etc.), as well as any bar tabs (alcoholic beverages)
  • Wi-Fi, a hot shower, and any necessary electronic battery charges during trek 
  • Gratitude and tips for your drivers, porters, and guides
  • Additional lodging or food expenses in Kathmandu due to an earlier arrival, later departure, or earlier return from a hike than planned (for any reason).
  • Your travel insurance (Travel insurance is compulsory to take an adventure trip and it must be covered both medical & emergency evacuation with the worth of USD100, 000.00 minimum.
Departure Dates

Nepal Trek Adventures offer fixed departure dates for the years 2023, 2024, 2025, and so on. The dates listed below are on the special quoted price for a small group joining basis trip. Select one of our scheduled departure dates to book your trip to Nepal. For private bookings, you may make reservations on any date of your choice, from our "Book a Private Tour" section for private group departure or single traveler basis.

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7 days Everest Base Camp Short Trek Difficulty 

The difficulty level of a 7-day Everest Base Camp short trek can vary depending on a number of factors, including your level of fitness, altitude acclimatization, and the trail conditions. However, in general, the trek can be considered moderate to challenging.

Physical Fitness

The trek involves hiking for several hours each day, with some steep and rocky sections. You will need to be in good physical shape, with a good level of cardiovascular fitness, to handle the demands of the trek.

Altitude Acclimatization

The trek takes you to altitudes above 5,000 meters, which can cause altitude sickness if you are not properly acclimatized. It is important to take the necessary precautions, such as ascending slowly and staying hydrated, to avoid any issues. As we will be hiking for a few hours only during the trek, the rest of the time can be used for acclimatization as well.

Trail Conditions

The trail can be rocky and uneven in some sections, making it challenging to navigate. The trail can also be muddy or slippery when it is wet, so good hiking boots and trekking poles are essential.

Overall, the short trek to Everest Base Camp trek is a moderately challenging but rewarding experience. With proper preparation and a good attitude, you can conquer the trail and enjoy the stunning views of the Himalayas.

Accommodation During Everest Base Camp Short Trek

During the 7-day trek to Everest base camp, accommodation will be provided in a variety of settings. Initially, we will stay in comfortable lodges in the town of Lukla, where we will spend the first night before starting our trek. As we make our way through the beautiful Sherpa villages of Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, and Pheriche, we will stay in traditional teahouses. These teahouses are basic but comfortable, with shared bathrooms and hot showers (for an additional cost). Overall, the accommodation during the trek is simple but functional, providing a true authentic experience of trekking in the Himalayas.

Food During 7 Day Short Everest Base Camp Trek

During a 7 day short trek to Everest base camp, hikers can expect to eat a variety of delicious and nutritious food that will help fuel them on their journey. Breakfast typically consists of porridge or oatmeal, eggs, toast, and tea or coffee. Lunch is often a hearty soup or stew, with rice, lentils, and vegetables, accompanied by a variety of pickles and chutneys. Dinner is usually a combination of rice, vegetables, and meat or fish, with a variety of sauces and spices. Snacks such as fruit, nuts, and energy bars are also available throughout the day to keep hikers energized and satiated. Additionally, hikers can expect to enjoy traditional Sherpa dishes such as dal bhat (lentils and rice) and momos (dumplings) during their trek. Overall, the food during the trek is designed to provide hikers with the necessary energy and nutrition to help them reach their destination.

Travel Insurance for 7 days Everest short Trek

When planning a trekking, it is important to consider purchasing travel insurance. This type of insurance can provide coverage for unexpected events such as trip cancellation, medical emergencies, lost or stolen baggage, and emergency evacuation. For a 7-day trek to the base camp, it is recommended to purchase a policy that includes coverage for high altitude trekking and adventure activities. Additionally, it is important to review the policy's exclusions and limits to ensure that it meets your specific needs and covers any potential risks associated with the trip. Overall, investing in travel insurance can provide peace of mind and financial protection during your short trek to Everest base camp. 

Equipments for Everest Short Trek

Here is a short list of equipment that is recommended for a 7-day trek to Everest Base Camp:

  • Warm clothing: including a down jacket, insulated pants, and thermal layers
  • Hiking boots and a pair of lightweight shoes for camp
  • Trekking poles
  • A good quality backpack
  • Sleeping bag rated for sub-zero temperatures
  • Headlamp and extra batteries
  • Water bottles and a water purification system
  • Sunscreen, sunglasses, and a sun hat
  • Personal first aid kit including any necessary medications
  • Camera and extra batteries
  • Cash and a credit card for emergencies
  • Passport and necessary permits for trekking in Nepal

It is also important to note that hiring a guide and porter service is highly recommended for this trek, as they will be able to assist with carrying equipment and navigating the route. Backpacking checklist of equipment for trekking in Nepal provides you detailed information about your backpack for a 7 days trek to Everest as well as other treks.

Conclusion

Everest base camp short 7 days trek is one for the short and  finest package specially designed for the trevellers who have limited time and want to enjoy the mountains skiing the traditional long routes.

"Embark on an adventure of a lifetime with Nepal Trek Adventures Everest short trek package! Experience the breathtaking beauty of the world's highest mountain, Mt. Everest, while trekking through the lush forests and picturesque villages of the Khumbu region. 

Our expert guides will lead you on a journey of discovery, taking you to the base camp of the mighty Everest and providing you with an unforgettable experience. Don't miss out on this once in a lifetime opportunity and book your Everest short trek package today with Nepal Trek Adventure!"

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    Ralph HarrisUnited Kingdom,February 03, 2023

    Everest short trek package with NTA

    Everest short trek was the best package offered by NTA as it involved both trekking and helicoter tours of Everest region. This trek offered stunning view of the mountains and its surrounding including majest Mount Everest from alnd and the air. The aerial view of the mountains can't be described in words. We loved it a lot and the cost was also resonable. Although it was short trek but its worthy as well. I would like to recommed this Everest short trek package with NTA .

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    Maria HillUnited States,February 01, 2023

    Everest short trek with NTA

    Our Everest short trek with NTA was an unforgetable exerience in mountains. The stunning view of Mount Everest and its surrounding peaks, lush green forest enroute, friendly and welcoming local people and their delicious traditional food  was  new and amazing exerinece for us. This trek offered a lot more than we have expected and all the credit goes to NTA. A highly suggested copmany for any kind of short or lengthy treks and tours.

     

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    We run small and manageable group departure during the main season of the year. You can also make your trip private and maintain your own itinerary.

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