Everest base camp trek 6 days

Trip Fact

Trip Duration 6 Days
Destination Nepal
Trip Grade Moderate
Transportation Private Vehicle / Aeroplane
Accomodation Hotel + Lodges
Price US $ 2150
Trip Style Tea house trek
Meals Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
Max. Altitude 5545m
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Trip Highlights

  • Safe and secure online booking system.
  • Minimum 1 person in a group.
  • Free trip postponement facility.
  • Trip cancellation provision as per the company’s policy.
  • Full package trek in best price guaranteed along with 3 times meal during the trekking
  • Trek with skilled and professional teams.
  • Panoramic view of mountains like Mount Everest, Mount Ama Dablam, Mount Thamserku, Mount Lhotse, Mount Nuptse, and more.
  • Chance to witness different monasteries, suspension bridges, well-known places, etc.
  • Encounter with Local Sherpa and know about their culture, tradition, norms, values, and way of living.
  • Trekking through green forest and tropical landscape covered with rhododendron, pine, and oaks, farmlands bridges, settlements, etc.

Everest base camp trek 6 days Aka Tengboche monastery trek is an exclusive itinerary to reach Everest base camp. 6 days of trekking to the Everest base camp is suitable for those who are looking for short treks in the Everest region. Trek to Everest base camp in 6 days offers both the trek and helicopter tour adventure to Mount Everest and its surroundings. The mountains seen during the six days trek to Everest base camp are Mount Everest, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Thamserku, and many more. Although this trek completes in 6 days, you will still get full chances to enjoy the scenic beauty of mountains and its surrounding, exotic flora and fauna, village settlements, local people and their culture, traditions, norms, values, and many more.

The 6-day trek to Everest Base Camp starts with a regular flight from Kathmandu (Tribhuvan International Airport) to Lukla. After a pleasant flight to Lukla Airport, the trek begins toward Everest Base Camp. Trekking from Lukla to Phakding to many famous places like Namche Bazaar, Khumjung, Tengboche, you will get a chance to enjoy each and every natural beauty of the Everest region throughout your trial.

From Tengboche, we will take a helicopter ride to Kala Patthar. You will get a few minutes to enjoy the attractions of the Everest region and then the flight will take you to Lukla. And, the next day, you will return back to Kathmandu by regular air flight.

Generally, Everest base camp trek takes up to 12 days with core trekking experience, yet, with six days EBC hiking, the trekking days will be reduced with helicopter incorporated with trekking to fly over trekking routes, and complete the journey in minimum time.

Everest base camp 6 days trek also known as Tengboche monastery trek

Everest base camp 6 days trek is also known as Tengboche Monastery Trek. As the trek to Everest base camp trek includes trekking to Tengboche and exploring around, it is called Tengboche trek. The trek starts from Kathmandu on a regular flight to Lukla.

From Lukla, you will trek towards Phakding on the very same day. The next day, you will trek to Namche Bazaar and stay overnight. From Namche, you will trek to Khumjung and the following day, you will head towards Tengboche and explore the place.

Everest base camp 6 days trek - Tengbochhe Monastery Trek

While exploring Tengboche, you will witness Tengboche monastery and monuments, antique statues, paintings, scriptures, rivers, explore flora and fauna, panoramic view of mountain peaks like Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Thamserku, and Ama Dablam. You will also get a chance to interact with local Sherpa people in the villages.

On the following day, the Heli will take you to Kala Patthar and land for a few minutes where you can enjoy the mountain peaks and their surroundings. After a few minutes of exploring, the helicopter will take you back to Lukla. As you will have more time in Lukla, you can explore the markets or go for short hikes. In the evening, you will have Nepalese or foreign-styled food and stay overnight. On the final day, you will fly back to Kathmandu in a regular aircraft flight.

During your whole journey, you will get a chance to experience many things like stunning views of mountains, famous monasteries, temples, lush green forest of pine, oak and blooming rhododendron, cultural villages, and so forth.

Major attractions of Everest base camp 6 days trek

  • Pleasing and scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu.
  • Helicopter flight from Tengboche to Kala Patthar and back to Lukla.
  • Panoramic mountain views of Mount Everest, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Nuptse and Thamserku.
  • Hiking through many famous and beautiful places like Lukla, Phakding, Namche Bazaar, Khumjung, and Tengboche.
  • Chance to step foot on the highest viewpoint - Kala Patthar (5,643 meters).
  • Lush green forest of blooming rhododendron, hills, rare flora, and fauna.
  • Suspension bridges, rivers, streams, waterfalls, muddy and steep paths, settlements, local tea houses, hotels, and more.
  • Interaction with local Sherpas and chance to observe their culture tradition, norms, values, and lifestyle.
  • Delicious and authentic meals in hotels and teahouses during the trek.

Trip fact of Everest base camp trek 6 days Itinerary

  • Destination: Everest base camp /  Kala Patthar 
  • Duration: 6 days
  • Walking hours per day: 2 to 4 hours
  • Helicopter flight time: Around 60 minutes
  • Group size: Minimum of 1 person
  • Group size for helicopter: 1 to 5 persons in one helicopter
  • Weight allowances in Heli ride: 400 kg with luggage
  • Minimum Altitude: 1,400 meters (Kathmandu)
  • Maximum Altitude:  5,643 metres (Kala Patthar) or 5,380 metres (EBC)
  • Best seasons: March, April, May, September, October, and November. However, this trip can run in any month of the year, when weather conditions are favorable. Remember to check on the weather forecast, before planning or booking the trek to base camp Everest for 6 days.

Nepal Trek Adventure offers this amazing chance to trek to Everest base camp and a Heli ride to the Himalayas and returns back to Kathmandu within only 6 days. We offer both private and group joining facilities with the best price guarantee. The packages provided by our company are fully customizable. Thus, you can add or deduct days, or add any comprehensive itineraries with it as per your requirements. Feel free to contact us if you are willing to go for this short 6 days trek to base camp Everest with a helicopter ride. We are available 24 X 7 for your service.

Outline Day to Day Itinerary:

  • Day 01:Kathmandu to Lukla Flight by small aircraft and trek to Phakding
  • Day 02:Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar
  • Day 03:Trek from Namche Bazaar to Khumjung
  • Day 04:Trek to Tengboche
  • Day 05:Helicopter flight from Tengboche to Kala Patthar and back to Lukla / Explore Lukla village
  • Day 06:Fly back to Kathmandu from Lukla with a regular air flight

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01:Kathmandu to Lukla Flight by small aircraft and trek to Phakding The trek to Everest base camp starts with a short dramatic flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. It takes around 40 minutes to reach Lukla. Upon reaching Lukla, you will start trek to Phakding enjoying the natural beauty which takes around 3 to 4 hours to complete. Stay overnight at a hotel/lodge in Phakding.

    Flight duration from Kathmandu to Lukla: Around 40 minutes
    Walking time from Lukla to Phakding: 3 to 4 hours
    Minimum altitude: 1,400 meters (Kathmandu)
    Maximum altitude: 2,610 meters (Phakding)
    Accommodation: Hotel / lodge
    Mountains viewed: Mount Karyolung, Mount Kusum Kanguru, Mount Nupla, and Mount Gongla.
    Main attractions of the day:: Lush green forest, temples, rivers, suspension bridges, and local settlements.
  • Day 02:Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar Today, you will be heading towards Namche Bazaar after having breakfast in the morning. En route, you will cross the Dudh Koshi river, wander through the pine forest, cross suspension bridges, witness waterfalls, and other interesting natural and cultural components. During the trekking to Namche Bazaar, you will get a chance to witness some glimpse of Kusum Kanguru (6,369 meters), Nuptse (7,879 meters), Thamserku (6,608 meters). You will also have the very first glimpse of Mount Everest (8848.86 meters) which is hidden behind Lhotse and Nuptse. The whole trek takes around 3 to 4 hours to complete. Spend the night at a hotel/lodge at Namche Bazaar.

    Walking time: 3 to 4 hours
    Minimum Altitude: 2,610 metres (Phakding)
    Maximum Altitude: 3,440 metres (Namche Bazaar)
    Accomodation: Hotel / lodge
    Mountains viewed: Kusum Kanguru (6369m), Nuptse (7879 m), Thamserku (6608m), and a glimpse of Everest (8848.86m).
    Main attractions of the day: Rivers, greenery, settlements, local people, stunning mountain view, waterfalls, and more.
  • Day 03:Trek from Namche Bazaar to Khumjung After spending one night in Namche Bazaar, today you will head towards Khumjung. You will walk uphill for 40 to 50 minutes to reach Syangboche (Hotel Everest View) and then to Khumjung. You can explore the Hotel Everest View and enjoy delicious food with the perfect view of the mountains. Enjoy the rest of the day exploring the village. During the trek to Khumjung, you will have panoramic views of mountain peaks like Ama Dablam, Thamserku, and Lhotse. When you reach Khumjung, you will see monasteries, hospitals, schools, and many other major highlights of the area. Spend a night at a tea house or hotel in Khumjung.

    Walking time: 40 to 50 minutes
    Minimum Altitude: 3,440 meters (Namche Bazaar)
    Maximum Altitude: 3,790 meters (Khumjung)
    Accommodation: Hotel/tea house
    Mountains viewed: Ama Dablam, Thamserku, and Lhotse
    Main attractions of the day: Rivers, greenery forest, mesmerizing mountain view, waterfalls, hospitals, schools, monasteries, and more.
  • Day 04:Trek to Tengboche After completing the morning routine, you will start the journey to Tengboche. The pathway to Tengboche falls on the riverbank of Phungi Thanga town, from where there is a steep hike to Tengboche village. You will walk through the rhododendron forest with a beautiful view of Ama Dablam mountain. It takes about 5 to 6 hours to complete the trail distance. You will stay overnight in a local tea house or lodge at Tengboche.

    Walking time: 5 to 6 hours
    Minimum Altitude: 3,790 meters (Khumjung)
    Maximum Altitude: 3,860 metres (Tengboche)
    Accommodation: Lodges and tea houses
    Mountains viewed: Mount Everest, Lhotse, Lhotse Shar, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Tobuche, Kusum Kanguru, Shar, Nupla, and Khumbila.
    Main attractions of the day: Green forest, hills, settlements, popular Tengboche monastery, National Park head office, and so on.
  • Day 05:Helicopter flight from Tengboche to Kala Patthar and back to Lukla / Explore Lukla village This morning, you will visit the Kala Patthar from Tengboche via helicopter. You will have a ground time of around 10 minutes to explore around the viewpoint and enjoy the sight of mountainous topography. Then, you will fly back to Lukla on the same helicopter. The total time to complete this helicopter round tour is around 60 minutes. Once you are back in Lukla, you can wander around Lukla valley exploring one of the most dangerous airports of the world, Lukla airport, temples and shops, enjoying delicious food items, and so on. After exploring Lukla, stay overnight at a hotel/lodge.

    Flight time: Around 1 hour
    Minimum altitude: 2,860 meters (Lukla)
    Maximum altitude: 5,644 meters (Kala Patthar)
    Accommodation: Lodge/hotel
    Mountains viewed: Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Gauri Shankar, Ama Dablam, and so on.
    Main attractions of the day: Greenery, lakes and glaciers, rare flora and fauna, farmlands, settlements, etc.
  • Day 06:Fly back to Kathmandu from Lukla with a regular air flight Today is the last day of the trek and we will return to Kathmandu by regular flight. After returning to Kathmandu, you can either visit the places or stay at your hotel and relax all day.

    Flight duration from Lukla to Kathmandu: Around 40 minutes
    Maximum altitude: 2,860 meters (Lukla)
    Minimum altitude: 1,400 meters (Kathmandu)
    Mountains viewed: Mount Gongla (5813m), Mount Karyolung (6511m), Mount Nupla (5885m), and Mount Kusum Kanguru (6367m)
    Main attractions of the day: High hills and skyscraping mountain ranges and peaks, farmlands, human settlements, streams and rivers, waterfalls, cascades, etc.

Cost Includes

  • Pick up and drop off services during the start and the end of the trek.
  • Sagarmatha Conservation Area Project Permits (Everest National Park Permit).
  • Trekkers' Information Management Systems (TIMS) Card.
  • Local Government Entry Permit of Rs 2000 (Started since 2018).
  • Trip briefing before the start of the trip.
  • Regular domestic flights from Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu.
  • Helicopter flight from Tengboche to Kala Patthar and return back to Lukla.
  • Excursion around Tengboche and Lukla village.
  • Tasty and hygienic meals 3 times (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) a day during trekking.
  • Accommodation in lodge, hotel, or tea house during the trek.
  • Well experienced and professional guide with fluent English speaking.
  • Strong local porter if required (2 guests sharing 1 porter).
  • First-aid kit box.
  • Local and government taxes, VATs, and other service charges.

Cost Excludes

  • Fees for International flight tickets to and from Nepal.
  • Food and lodging in Kathmandu.
  • Extra expenses like drinking any kind of hard or soft drinks, shopping, laundry, etc.
  • Charge of extra luggage.
  • Medical and emergency rescue charge.
  • Extra night of accommodation and food (in case of changes in regular itinerary or due to other reasons).
  • Tips or gratitude to the guides or porters
  • Extra facilities like extra porters, hot shower, wifi, etc during the trek
  • Travel insurance that covers both medical and emergency evacuation with a minimum worth of 100,000.00.
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What illnesses can you get on Mount Everest?

If you try to climb Mt. Everest and its base camp, you are more likely to experience many of these high altitude sickness symptoms like headache, difficulty sleeping, dizziness, difficulty breathing, nausea, fatigue, loss of appetite, lack of coordination, and excessive coughing.

Is hiking to Everest Base Camp safe?

In general, the Everest base camp trek is safe and possible for everyone. With a little preparation, the right gear, and adaptability (acclimatization), the EBC trekking journey will be less risky. Also, this trek is really popular, so, the trails are wider and smoother, and local support is more readily available in case of need.

How much does it cost to climb Everest base camp trek 6 in days?

Talking about the cost for the Everest base camp trek in 6 days, there is no fixed price. The trek cost ranges from $1000 to $3000 depending on the route, the itinerary and the services provided by the company. You can contact us for the exact quotations in regard to your requirements.

Can you see Everest from base camp?

Mount Everest cannot be seen from the base camp as other mountains block the view. To get a great view of the world's highest peak, Mount Everest, you have to walk a few hours towards Kala Patthar. Kala Patthar provides the finest scenic close-eye view of Mount Everest and other neighboring mountain peaks and ranges.

How difficult is the Everest base camp trek for 6 days?

The difficulty level of the Everest base camp is moderate. Trekking time often requires two weeks. Also, no prior trekking expertise is required for the EBC trek, it is recommended that the trekker be physically fit.

How long does it take to complete an EBC trek?

Generally, EBC trekking often requires two weeks but in cooperation with helicopters, it can also be completed in 6 days or fewer time frames.

Can you trek to Everest Base Camp on your own?

You need at least two permits to hike to Everest Base Camp. Your tour organizer will provide these, but if you are trekking independently, you need to organize them yourself.

  • Sagarmatha National Park Permit: Get it from the Nepal Tourism Board's Kathmandu office (approximately $ 25).
  • Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Entrance Permit (NPR 2000 Per Person).

What is the average temperature at Everest Base Camp?

At an altitude of 5,364 meters above sea level, the EBC has a climate classified as a mountain plateau climate, which can be cold all year round. The average temperature is -17 degrees Celsius, which is considered the coldest period of the year from mid-December to January.

What is the best time to visit Everest Base Camp?

The best time to do the Everest base camp is in the months of March, April, May, September, October, and November. You can go for this trek in other months apart from the mentioned ones, whenever the weather condition is favorable for wandering around in the Himalayas.

Departure Details

We offer daily fixed departures for Everest base camp trek 6 days in the years 2022, 2023, and 2024 with the special quoted price listed below for a small group joining trip. However, we are flexible to adjust with your flexible dates and arrange the trip for you. Contact us for any queries to be answered.

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