Everest Base Camp Trek 5 Days

Trip Fact

Trip Duration 5 Days
Destination Nepal
Trip Grade Moderate
Transportation By Helicopter
Accomodation Hotel + Lodges
Price US $ 1950
Trip Style Tea house trek
Meals Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
Max. Altitude 5,550 M
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5 Days Everest Base Camp Trek is a best and easy trekking designed especially for exploring the Mount Everest and Mount Everest Base Camp in 5 days’ time interval. For this 5 days EBC trek, the long days’ (more than a week) itineraries are customized to enjoy trekking in just 5 days with particulate services. The time taken to complete Everest Base Camp for more than a week has been minimized. Though it is completed in a 5 days period of time, Everest Base Camp Trek 5 Days provides full opportunity to enjoy the scenic beauty of the Himalayas, and exotic flora and fauna. 5 Days Everest Base Camp trek takes you closer to the highest peak of the world located in Nepal, Mount Everest with both walks and peregrine views through Heli flight. The encounter with ancient and unique Sherpa Village, tradition and cultures of inhabitants is also the center of attraction.

5 Days Everest Base Camp Trek starts with a regular flight to Lukla followed by a hike to Phakding on the same day and next day to Namche Bazaar. From Namche Bazaar, you will hike upward to a beautiful Sherpa village named Khumjung. The next day, after breakfast at the hotel, you will be heading towards Everest Base Camp via Heli. After a few hours of flight around the Everest region, you will have an option to either land at Base Camp or at Kalapatthar. For a few minutes, you will be able to enjoy Everest regions' natural beauty and after that, the flight will turn back to Lukla for making the flight back to Kathmandu the next day. The next day, after having breakfast, you will fly back to Kathmandu.

Nepal Trek Adventure and Expedition, centered in the heart of Kathmandu, Thamel, gives this brilliant chance to trek around the Everest locale and takes a Heli trip to see the encompassing surrounding and return back to Kathmandu through this EBC 5 Days trek (Everest Base Camp Trek 5 Days). We offer you group joining just as a private gathering, with best schedules and sensible expenses. We are sufficiently adaptable to broaden the times of trekking as per your interest. For any motivation behind request like Everest Base Camp Trek 5 Days Cost, Everest Base Camp Trek 5 Days Itinerary (for modification), 5 Days Everest Base Camp Trek queries, you can get in touch with us by essentially sending a request mail and we will reach to you right away. Don't hesitate to get in touch with us whenever you want. Nepal Trek Adventure and Expedition I right on your door with Everest Base Camp Trek 5 Days for enjoying Mount Everest's outlook.

Outline Day to Day Itinerary:

  • Day 01:Kathmandu to Lukla Flight by Small Aircraft and Trek to Phakding (2610m) - 25 minutes flight and 3 hours trek
  • Day 02:Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3446m) - 6 hours
  • Day 03:Namche Bazaar to Syangboche (3790m) - 2 to 3 hours
  • Day 04:Helicopter Flight to Everest Base Camp (5364m) and Fly back to Lukla (2860m)
  • Day 05:Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu (1400m) - 25 minutes

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01:Kathmandu to Lukla Flight by Small Aircraft and Trek to Phakding (2610m) - 25 minutes flight and 3 hours trek Our trek starts on this day with a drive to the airport and a scenic flight to Lukla. The flight will take 30 minutes to reach there giving the astonishing views of mountains, forests, and rivers. After landing in Lukla, we start our trekking to Phakding enjoying the scenic beauty on the way. Stay overnight on the lodge in Phakding.
  • Day 02:Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3446m) - 6 hours On this day, we trek to Namche Bazaar from Phakding Village via Dudh Koshi (Milk River). Before reaching Monjo, you come across pine forests, fir and rhododendron forests on the way, which make your trip more pleasant. Monjo is the entrance to Sagarmatha National Park. The views of colossal mountains are majestic which are observed on the way while walking. Here, we also get the view of very beautiful and ravishing bridge, named as Tenjin Hillary Bridge. This bridge was named after the names of two pioneers Tenjin Norgay Sherpa and Sir Edmund Hillary. After a long walk (approx 2 hours), we reach a viewpoint called as Toph Danda. We spend the remaining time viewing the beauty around the area, explore the surrounding area of Namche Bazaar and stay overnight there.
  • Day 03:Namche Bazaar to Syangboche (3790m) - 2 to 3 hours Early in the morning, after breakfast, we start our trail to Syangboche from Namche Bazaar through the traditional villages. We start with an hour climb to the Shyangboche airstrip (3790m). you can Stay in Everest View Hotel which is more expensive and has been listed on the Guinness Book of World Records (2004) as the Highest Placed Hotel in the world at 13000ft. or you can come back to Namche Bazaar and enjoy with local culture of Sherpas.
    Option 1: Stay in Everest View Hotel
    Option 2: Back to Namche Bazaar
  • Day 04:Helicopter Flight to Everest Base Camp (5364m) and Fly back to Lukla (2860m) On this day, after having breakfast, you will fly around Everest region and after some rounds, the flight will land on the Basecamp, but you will also have a choice to land a flight in Kalapatthar. After observing the beautiful surrounding of the area, you will fly back to Lukla for preparing to be back to Kathmandu.
    Or you can also continue this Helicopter flight back to Kathmandu but for this option, price will be higher. Let us know if you are in a group and want to choose this option, we are flexible enough to provide you different quote.
  • Day 05:Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu (1400m) - 25 minutes On this day, after having breakfast, we will fly back to Kathmandu from Lukla by small regular flight enjoying the beautiful outside view of mountains, rivers, forests, lakes and city lights.

Cost Includes

  • Helicopter Flight tour to Everest Base Camp from Syangboche or Khumjung and back to Lukla
  • Free airport picks upon your arrival and a drop at the end of your trip
  • Sagarmatha Conversation Area Project Permits
  • TIMS (Trekker's Information Management Systems)
  • Local Government Entry Permit of Rs. 2000 (Started Since 2018)
  • Transportation by Flights (Kathmandu- Lukla- Kathmandu) and other necessary ground transportation by private car as per itinerary
  • Trekking Map
  • Complete free trekking information before going to trek
  • Tasty and hygienic organic welfare dinner at the end of the tour in Kathmandu
  • Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trek
  • All nights in local teahouses/lodges during trekking
  • An Experienced English Speaking License Holder Trekking Guide (Local Guide)
  • Trekking Porter (1 Porter Sharing 2 Guest)
  • Medical first aid kit box ( which is carried by your team) 
  • Foods, Accommodations and local tax for Guide
  • Down jacket, sleeping bag and all necessary trekking gears are available in a hire

Cost Excludes

  • International Flight Tickets to Nepal & Return
  • Hotels in Kathmandu
  • Nepal Entry Visa Fees
  • Any kind of drinks (tea, coffee, water, hot water, etc) and of bar bills (alcoholic beverages)
  • Hot shower, WIFI, any electronic battery charges during only in trekking  
  • Tips and gratitude to your guides, porters, and drivers
  • Extra night accommodation or meals in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure and early return from trekking (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • 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.
Rated 5/5 based on 8 reviews
  • Best EBC 5 Days Trek Organization by the Best Company
    Russian Federation

    Best EBC 5 Days Trek Organization by the Best Company

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    I went on a trip to the Everest Base Camp for five days with my sisters. These five days have been the best day of my life. I decided to do it as soon as I could, so I contacted Nepal Trek Adventures and booked the trek with them and boarded for Nepal. To receive us, a member of the NTA was there at the airport. He greeted us and took us to the hotel that was booked for us. We continued our journey from the next day. I don’t know how this 5 day passed. It was like a blink and boom – 5 days on EBC passed away. We were really happy and enjoyed our tour on the top-notch. I appreciate the work of the NTA and am very thankful to them for everything that they did to make my journey this way beautiful and memorable. I will surely suggest contacting NTA for trekking in Nepal Everest because it is the best company in this tourism field and you will not regret uniting with them.

  • Adventurous 5 Days Trek to EBC
    Argentina

    Adventurous 5 Days Trek to EBC

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    From my childhood, I used to find the mountains beautiful and attractive even though I used to see mountains only in the pictures. I eagerly wanted to visit Mount Everest because it is the highest peak in the world. I got a chance to visit the EBC with the 5-day tour a couple of months ago and I still remember it clearly. The moment was something I can't forget about. I went to the Nepal Trek Adventure for this 5 days trek to EBC. Everything was completely planned by NTA according to our needs and requirements. The trek to EBC was memorable for me and I will never forget it till my last breath. The view of the mountains was breathtaking. We met with local people and acquired some understanding of their culture and traditions. The whole trip was amazing and memorable; we also took a lot of pictures with the local people and the team members as well. Thank you, NTA for everything. I highly recommend others to contact NTA for their journey in Nepal!

  • First Trek to Base Camp Everest for 5 Days with Helicopter
    Italy

    First Trek to Base Camp Everest for 5 Days with Helicopter

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    This has been the first trek of my life. I was so happy to do that. I had never seen a view of the mountains so close to me. I wanted to do it right away so I consulted with NTA, one of the trekking companies in Nepal, which was suggested to me by one of my friends. I booked with them and did not have to wait for longer to make all the arrangements. They planned the trek so fast that when we landed in Nepal, the very next day from arrival in Kathmandu, we had to move for the trek. The team member of the Nepal Trek Adventure received us at the airport and placed it in the designated hotel. We spent the night there and headed towards the destination the next day. NTA had arranged everything and we didn't have to worry about a single aspect for the trek. The scenery at the destination and throughout the route was breathtaking, and we were framed by a beautiful mountain and green lush forest all around via helicopter flight. Everything NTA had done for us was memorable and we will cherish the Himalayan moments for a lifetime. You guys are awesome. Highly recommended!

  • Best Company for EBC Trek 5 Days
    Colombia

    Best Company for EBC Trek 5 Days

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    I went on a trip to EBC with a friend of mine. We called our travel agency Nepal Trek Adventure and booked a trip with them. Since, when we had always used to book our trip from NTA, we remained in touch with them. We've been in touch with the NTA since our first one-day hike to Nagarkot. They're the best company. We enjoyed every time taking the services provided by them. We arrived in Nepal and were warmly received and dropped off at the hotel. The next day, we started and continued our trip and believe me the view of the mountains was wonderful. I can't even describe how I felt when I got there. Our 5 days trek to EBC was really wonderful. NTA has always done a great job and we are always satisfied with them. So, I highly recommend others to contact NTA, they will make your trip easy and comfortable. God bless you!

  • Best 5 Days EBC Trek Arrangement by NTA
    Israel

    Best 5 Days EBC Trek Arrangement by NTA

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    We went on a trek with our family members by the remarkable support of Nepal Trek Adventures. This travel company was recommended to us by my sister in law. So we booked our flight to Nepal. NTA provided us the transportation service to our hotel and also had made room booking there. We were excited about the tour and the NTA Staff provided us all the details that we needed to know about the trek. Then, the next day we continued our journey to the Everest Base Camp 5 Days. We did our trek easily because of the NTA's arrangements. The entire trip was wonderful, especially the helicopter ride. Oh my god! I could not believe the adrenaline rush that was within me while I was boarding via helicopter. The guide was a perfect expert and also helpful enough, throughout the trip. We were mesmerized by the beauty of the entire place. We were all laughing like nuts. The joy that we have experienced cannot be defined with words. Thanks to NTA for this great and unforgettable trip and the whole arrangements. Hats off for the entire great job that you did for us! I highly recommend this trekking company to all. Their effort and dedication to work will please you and will not lead to questioning your choice.

  • Internal satisfaction
    Israel

    Internal satisfaction

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     In 2015, I was in Nepal for my vacation and my friends suggested me for trek. I was totally confused in choosing team for trekking. I visited many of the trekking agencies door to door for 2 days. But I was not satisfied because all agencies were only explaining about themselves. At last I got information about Nepal Trek Adventure from internet, I checked the site and there were all legal documents of the company. The day after I visited to Mr. Binod and I booked a trek with him due to his professional behavior and I got a chance to learn from them. My guide Shiva was so friendly and informative who answered all my questions. I did not felt bored even for a second because of his funniest nature. By going with their team, you will never feel regret. Highly recommended.

  • One of the best trekking agency
    Switzerland

    One of the best trekking agency

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    King with words and nothing with action suits for many agencies I had seen. But Nepal Trek Adventure and Expedition stands out of this list. Yes, I can say that because I have had a beautiful helicopter trek to Everest with them. The services and hospitality provided by them are remarkable and somehow divine. The highly managed schedules, prices, and obliging guides and porters further added spark in my trekking experience. Nepal trek Adventure and Expedition not only shows the thread but also shows by action. I was very happy uniting with this agency and still remember their sweet and praising words which beautify Nepal and its people more.

  • Lifetime memorial experience
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    Lifetime memorial experience

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    We, I and Jordan were planning for a trek to Everest but we were not sure about the agency which we had to pick up. One very day, we went to one of our friend who already had gone for Everest region trekking and she recommended the name, Nepal Trek Adventure and Expedition at once. We were amazed with the frequent reply of our friend so we immediately contacted the agency. We talked with the Managing Director, Binod Sapkota, who impressed us in such a way that we didn’t find any reasons to say no to him and this company. So, we finally landed in Kathmandu and after rest and further activities, we started our helicopter trek to Everest Base Camp. Till then we were unknown about our guide Krishna Sapkota. He was the person who was going with us to assist us in our trek. We took flight to Lukla and reaching there was followed by our walk. During the trek we asked many questions to them (Binod and Krishna) listening to which anyone would have become irritated but we were surprised seeing them. They answered all our questions fluently with patience. We got to know many things both known and unknown, about the region. The moment we all reached the base camp was the day I will never forget in my whole life. We all were looking at one another’s face and smiling with our twinkling eyes as our dream was fulfilled with best companions ever. Collaborating with Nepal Trek Adventure and Expedition gave us a lifetime memorial experience. So, I highly recommend Nepal Trek Adventure and Expedition to execute any trekking in Nepal. Don’t worry, you are in safe hand.

Best Seasons for Everest Base Camp Trek 5 Days

The best time to visit Everest Base Camp is the seasons like spring and autumn, which implies the months of September, October, November, March, April, and May. During these months, the weather and climate remain clear and overall outlook remains more visible and accurate. Gazing sunlight also does not harm the body much, as it remains at a moderate level (sometimes higher). There will be less fear of having high colder as the temperature remains adjustable in those months. Flora blossoming and fauna dancing will also add more spur in these periods of time.

Freedom of panorama

Everyone has the right to take photograph and photo of the things and place that they admire. But there also resides some places like temples, monuments, gompas, etc. where cameras (and taking photographs) are not allowed because of the country’s personal norms and values. So that should be respected. Most importantly, it is must ask the respective guide, porters, or locales in order to know about these restrictions and unavailability.

Clothes

It is important to be known about the clothes that should be carried during the trek aka helicopter tour. As this journey hails to the highest mountain in the world and its base camp, of course, there will be cool weather. So it is recommended to have warm, waterproof, windproof, and extra pairs of clothes, in order to prevent body fragileness. Helicopter tour does not need much more clothes as in trek. So you can minimize your clothing sense to the trekking part only.

Cash

It is always a must to carry extra bucks which can be used anytime anywhere. Also, ATM service is available in city areas but is rare in Himalayan areas, so typical currency is to be carried. Shopping, bar bills, extra accommodation facilities, and more can be put under control with the help of it.

Shopping and laundry

Laundry service is available in city areas but not in the mountain. So, it can be a problem for some. Dark clothes and sweat absorbents should be taken with self to prevent it to some extent. Shopping can be done any places whether it is the city like Kathmandu and also in Himalayan places like Lukla and Namche Bazaar. Most importantly, laundry and shopping should be done as a personal expense and the company’s cost includes do not embrace that in the list.

Altitude Sickness During 5 Days Trek To Everest Base Camp

Altitude sickness is of three types: acute (mild) altitude or mountain sickness (AMS), High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE), and High-altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE). All these are occurred because of the decrease in oxygen inhaling volume. Medicines like acetazolamide (Diamox and Diamox Sequels) and/or dexamethasone (AK-Dex and Ocu-Dex) are recommended to carry in order to reduce the impact of altitude sickness if occurs during the trek.

Humble Attitude

Humble attitude means learning about some gestures that can be used in order to have some impact during the trek and helicopter tour. Some words like ‘Namaste’, ‘hello’, ‘how are you – k cha halkhabar’, ‘’welcome - swagatam’, ‘thank you - dhanyabaad’, etc. are some humble gestures that can be learned and used.

Acrophobia

Some people may have a fear of height. So such situations should be mentioned previously during trip booking. Counseling and motivation will be provided in order to inspire you for conquering your fear.

Food and Accommodation During EBC 5 Days Trek

Food and accommodation will be provided to you in Lukla, Phakding, Syangboche and Namche Bazaar. Food will be organic and hygienic, along with both local and international cuisines. Accommodation will be provided in order of your requirement and demand.

Hotels and Lodges During Everest Base Camp 5 Days Trek

Hotels and lodges will be booked in Lukla, Phakding, Namche Bazaar, and Syangboche. Those hotels and lodges will be all highly rated with extra and best services and hospitality. You can have the camping trek too.

Departure Details

The Fixed Departure dates are listed for special quoted price specified on Small Group Joining trip. But we are flexible to receive any dates booking in Private Group Departure or Single Traveler basis for the year 2020, 2021 and 2022 on your suitable dates which can certainly be added by us in our fixed departure list.

Start Date End Date Price Availability Booking
26 October, 2020 30 October, 2020 US$ 1950 Guaranteed
27 October, 2020 31 October, 2020 US$ 1950 Guaranteed
28 October, 2020 01 November, 2020 US$ 1950 Guaranteed
29 October, 2020 02 November, 2020 US$ 1950 Guaranteed
30 October, 2020 03 November, 2020 US$ 1950 Guaranteed
31 October, 2020 04 November, 2020 US$ 1950 Guaranteed
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