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Everest Base Camp Trek 9 Days

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Good to Know
  • Duration 9 Days
  • Trip Grade Moderate
  • Trip Destination Everest Region
  • Starts at Kathmandu
  • Ends at Kathmandu
  • Max. Altitude 5545m
  • Trip Type Helicopter Tour and Trek
  • Transport By Private vehicle and helicopter
  • Accommodation Hotel or Lodges

Highlights

  • Safe and secure online booking system
  • Trip rescheduling service according to clients' demand and availability
  • Trip cancellation facility (according to company policy)
  • A complete trekking package at the best price guarantee
  • Full board (BLD) during trekking
  • Professional and experienced guide of NTA with fluent English
  • Pleasing aircraft flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu
  • Exploration of famous places like Lukla, Phakding, Tengboche, Dingboche, Everest base camp, and Kala Patthar
  • Stunning views of Mount Everest and other mountains like Nuptse, Lhotse, Kusum Kanguru, and more
  • Interact with local people and know about the place, their daily lifestyle, traditions, norms, and values
  • Chance to visit monasteries, museums, head offices, schools, hospitals, and so on
  • Passing through the forest of rhododendron and pine, waterfall, rivers, glaciers, cascades, and more

The Everest base camp trek 9 days is the most popular and rewarding journey towards base camp Everest. It offers a majestic view of the Himalayan ranges, ancient Buddhist monasteries, rare flora and fauna, and many more. It is designed for those trekkers who have short holidays and cannot go for the standard 12 days’ trekking to EBC, yet, want to touch the base camp of the world's highest mountain - Mount Everest.

Basically, this 9 days trek to EBC starts from Kathmandu with a regular flight to Lukla. From Lukla, you will start walking through many famous places like Phakding, Namche Bazar, Tengboche, Dingboche, Lobuche, and Gorakshep. After reaching Gorakshep, you will hike to base camp and Kala Patthar, and enjoy the stunning view of snow-capped mountain chains. At the last phase of the trip, you will return back to Lukla enjoying the mountainous view of the Himalayan topography. Then, on the following day, you will fly back to Kathmandu with a regular small aircraft flight.

This whole trek of 9 days to Mt EBC guarantees you an unforgettable memory that will stay with you lifelong. During your trek, you will get a chance to witness the beautiful view of mountains, mind-blowing sunrise and its effects on the mountains, lush green forest of rhododendron and pine, rare flora and fauna, glaciers, and many more.  From both sky and land. Similarly, you will encounter local people, and there will be a chance for you to converse with them and get to know about their culture, traditions, and values.

Major Attractions of 9 days trek to Everest base camp

  • Scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu.
  • Stopover at famous places like Phakding, Namche Bazar, Tengboche and more.
  • Interaction with local Sherpas and know about their culture, tradition and hospitality.
  • Sagarmatha National Park- UNESCO world heritage site.
  • Visit monasteries in Tengboche, Pangboche, Khumjung etc.
  • Amazing view of mountains and their surrounding peaks from EBC and Kala Patthar.
  • Museums, schools, libraries, hospitals, internet cafes and so on.
  • Khumbu glacier and icefall.
  • Lush Green forest of rhododendrons and pine, cascades, rivers, bridges, Chortens, mani walls, farmlands, settlements and more.

Everest base camp 9 days trek facts

  • Trek's destination: Everest base camp / Kala Patthar
  • Total trip days: 9 days
  • Trek days: 7 days
  • Walking hours per day: 3 to 6 hours 
  • Helicopter flight time: 50 minutes
  • Minimum group size for trekking: Minimum 1 person
  • Total group for Heli ride: 1 to 5 persons in one helicopter
  • Weight limits for Heli ride: 400kg along with luggage
  • Minimum altitude: 1400 meters (Kathmandu)
  • Maximum altitude: 5643 meters (Kala Patthar) and 5380 meters (Everest base camp)
  • Accommodation: Hotels / Tea  houses / Lodges
  • Best months: March, April, May, September, October, and November

EBC 9 days trek with Nepal Trek Adventures can be the unforgettable experience of your life. We offer this 9 days trek to EBC with Heli return at the most reasonable price along with customizable itineraries. So if you want to go on this trek at the minimum cost possible and on your flexible dates, then feel free to contact us. We are available 24*7 at your service.

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Itinerary
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    Today is the first day of the Everest base camp 9 days trek. Our company representative will pick you up from your hotel and will drop you at the domestic airport. From here, you will fly toward Lukla on a regular flight. Upon reaching Lukla, you will have lunch and start your trek towards Phakding which will take around 3 to 4 hours to complete. During your trek, you will go through many uphills and downhills enjoying the stunning view of mountains, lush green forests, suspension bridges, settlements, and many more. After reaching Phakding, you can either rest or explore the village and interact with the locals. You will be staying at the hotel or tea houses and resting for the day.

    Kathmandu to Lukla flight duration: 40 minutes
    Walking time: 3 to 4 hours 
    Maximum altitude: 2610 meters
    Accommodation: Hotel or tea houses
    Mountains viewed: Karyolung, Kusum Kanguru, Nupla, and Gongla 
    Attractions of the day: Lukla airport, prayer wheels, suspension bridges, stupas, beautiful Phakding village, etc.

      Today you will start trek toward Namche Bazaar after completing all the morning routines and breakfast. You will be walking through the beautiful green forest of rhododendron and pine forest. Also, you will be trekking uphills through settlements and so on. You will pass through the village called Monjo during your trek to Namche Bazaar. Manjo is the entrance gate of Sagarmatha National Park where you will get an opportunity to explore the Sherpa Culture Museum and Sagarmatha National Park Museum. After a short hike along with the stunning view of mountains, you will reach Namche. It takes around 5 to 6 hours to reach Namche Bazaar from Phakding where you will be staying at hotels or lodges at night.

      Walking time: 5 to 6 hours
      Maximum altitude: 3450 meters
      Accommodation: Hotel or lodges
      Mountains viewed: Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, and more
      Attractions of the day: Monjo village (entrance gate of Sagarmatha National park), Sagarmatha National Park and Sherpa Culture Museum, settlements, lush green forest of rhododendron and pine, monasteries, and more

        After breakfast, you will trek toward Khumjung. It's a short 1 to 2 hours trek where you will be hiking uphills through local settlements along with the stunning view of mountains, hills, lush green forest, and more. Upon reaching Khumjung, you will have lunch and explore the village. There are many popular places to explore in Khumjung. You can also visit Hotel Everest View in Syangboche and have delicious food along with the beautiful view of the mountains in front. You can likewise roam around the monasteries, schools, hospitals, and other locally alluring places. At night you will be staying at the teahouses.

        Walking time: 1 to 2 hours
        Maximum altitude: 3790 meters
        Accommodation: Teahouses
        Mountains viewed: Lhotse, Nuptse, Everest, Ama Dablam, and so on
        Attractions of the day: Hotel Everest View, Sir Edmund Hillary hospital and school, Kunde monastery, settlements, farmlands, and more

          Today you will be trekking towards Tengboche after having morning breakfast. The trek to Tengboche takes around 5 to 6 hours to complete whereas the path to Tengboche falls on the riverside of Phungi Thanga town from where you will trek uphills to Tengboche village. During your trek, you will be walking along the lush forest of rhododendron and high uphills with the amazing mountain view of Ama Dablam. After reaching Tengboche, you will explore the village, the famous Tengboche monastery, Sagarmatha National Park, and its head office. Apart from that, you can also visit some nice hotels and enjoy the delicious food and services provided by them. You will be staying overnight at a hotel or lodges.

          Walking time: 5 to 6 hours
          Maximum altitude: 3860 meters
          Accommodation: Hotel or lodges
          Mountains viewed: Everest, Lhotse, Lhotse Shar, Ama Dablam, Nuptse, and more
          Attractions: Tengboche Monastery, Sagarmatha National Park and head office, lush green forest, rivers, settlements, and so on

            Today you will be trekking towards Dingboche from Tengboche after all the morning routines and breakfast. On the way to Dingboche, you will walk 30 min down to the rivers through the green forest and along with the waterway. Then, you will ascend steadily steeply toward Pangboche village (3860 m), the highest settlements area of the valley. During your trek, you will see many Chortens and Mani walls alongside the stunning view of Ama Dablam. In the evening, you will continue your trek towards Pheriche from where you will walk to Imja valley, and moving on to the last and vertical road of the day, you will reach Dingboche. It takes approximately 5 to 6 hours to reach Dingboche and after reaching your destination of the day, you can take a short hike to Nagarjuna Danda. You can also visit Dingboche Monastery in your spare time and stay at the hotel for the day.

            Walking time: 5 to 6 hours
            Maximum altitude: 4410 meters
            Accommodation: Hotels
            Mountain viewed: Taboche, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Lhotse Shar, Island peak, etc.
            Attractions of the day: Dingboche monastery, Chortens and mani walls, Stone walls covering Imja valley, lush green forest, rivers, and more

              After early breakfast, you will start trek toward Lobuche. You will be walking for around 5 to 6 hours where you will move toward Dusa passing through the Khumbu river valley. Upon reaching Dusa, the valley becomes limited and you will pass through Phuong Karpo. You will get a chance to appreciate the magnificent view of Chola lake and Mount Pumori which will disappear when the trail descends, and, then you will head towards the stream. At the crossroads, a small forest path will lead to Dugla. From here, you will walk to the highest terminal of Khumbu Glacier and after leaving the glacier behind, the path slowly goes to Lobuche. After reaching the destination of the day, you will stay overnight at the local tea house in Lobuche.

              Walking time: 5 to 6 hours
              Maximum altitude: 6119 meters
              Accommodation: Local tea houses
              Mountains viewed: Pumori, Lobuche peak, Nuptse, Thamserku, Taboche, Kangtega, and more
              Attractions of the day: Khumbu Glacier, memorials of Sherpas and climbers, Chola Lake, rivers, streams, green forest, and so on.

                Today you will be trekking towards Gorakshep to Everest Base camp and back to Gorak Shep. The whole trek takes around 6 to 7 hours to complete. After completing your morning routines, you will start trekking towards Gorakshep which is the last stop and a temporary settlement of the Everest trekking route. During your trek, you will be walking alongside Khumbu Glacier. You will be walking through uneven and rocky downhills and uphills before reaching Gorakshep. After reaching the village, you will have lunch and start trekking towards EBC with the stunning close view of Mount Everest. During your trek to base camp, you will witness the north edge of Everest along with other surrounding mountains.  A short uphill trek will lead you to the stunning 360-degree views of mountain chains. After spending some moments at the base camp of Mount Everest, you will trek back down to Gorak Shep and rest for the day at the lodge.

                Walking time: 6 to 7 hours
                Maximum altitude: 5364 meters
                Accommodation: Lodges
                Mountains viewed: Everest, Pumori, Mahalangur, Lingtern, Khumbutse, Nuptse and so on
                Attractions of the day: Khumbu Glacier, Everest base camp, and beautiful Gorakshep village.

                  Today you will be hiking toward Kala Patthar. So, you will start your trek early in the morning to enjoy the stunning view of sunrise. After walking upward for around 2 hours, you will reach Kala Patthar - the famous viewpoint in the Everest region (just above the base camp Everest). Upon reaching the viewpoint, you will be offered the best view of Mount Everest along with its neighboring mountains. The view of the mountains becomes more beautiful when the sun rises slowly and changes to its unique shade. During the sunrise, the Everest turns golden which will be the best view of the whole trek. After spending some time at Kala Patthar, you will head back to Gorakshep and have breakfast, and pack your bags. Then the helicopter will take you back to Lukla. After reaching Lukla, you can explore the village in your spare time and stay overnight at hotels or lodges.

                  Heli ride duration from Gorak Shep to Lukla: 30 to 35 minutes
                  Walking time: 3 to 4 hours
                  Maximum altitude: 5644 meters
                  Accommodation: Hotel or lodges
                  Mountains viewed: Mount Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Pumori, Ama Dablam, Taboche and Cholatse
                  Attractions of the day: The stunning view of the sunrise, beautiful golden mount Everest, the famous viewpoint - Kala Patthar, cascades, suspension bridges, Lukla airport, and so on

                    This is the last day of the trip where you will fly back to Kathmandu from Lukla on a regular flight. During the flight, enjoy the beautiful view of valleys, settlements, temples, forests, and so on. Upon reaching Kathmandu, the company representative will take you back to your hotel in a private vehicle. At the hotel, you can either rest for the day or freshen up and get out of the hotel to roam around the places.

                    Flight duration from Lukla to Kathmandu: Around 40 minutes
                    Maximum altitude: 2860 meters
                    Accommodation: Hotels
                    Mountains viewed: Nupla, Google, Kusum Kanguru, and so on
                    Attractions of the day: Settlements, farmlands, rivers, streams, and more

                    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

                    • Airport transfer service to or from Kathmandu during the start and end of the trek
                    • Everest National Park permits
                    • TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management Systems) card
                    • Local Government Entry Pass of Rs 2000
                    • Regular domestic flights from Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu
                    • Pre-briefing Trekking information
                    • Three times meals during the trek
                    • Accommodation in local tea houses/ hotels during the trek
                    • Delicious and hygienic welfare dinner at the end of the tour in Kathmandu
                    • A well-experienced and knowledgeable guide of NTA with fluent English
                    • Basic first-aid kit
                    • Trekking porters services

                    What's Excluded

                    • International flight tickets to and from Nepal 
                    • Visa fee 
                    • Any kind of soft or hard drinks during the trek
                    • Extra Facilities charges like electronic recharge, hot shower, extra porters, and so on
                    • Extra baggage charges
                    • Personal expenses like shopping, laundry, etc
                    • Tips for guides, porters, drivers, etc
                    • Personal medical expenses and rescue charges (in case of emergency)
                    • Travel Insurance
                    • Extra night expenses of accommodation, and meals in case of early arrival or late departure
                    • All the extra expenses which are not in cost include list
                    Departure Dates

                    The fixed departure dates are listed below for the 9 days Everest base camp trek in Nepal with a reasonable price for the years 2022, 2023, and 2024. We are also flexible to receive any dates for trips on a private group departure or single traveler basis and add them to our fixed departure list. Contact us if you have any questions regarding the trip.

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                    Start DateStart: SundayOct 09, 2022End DateEnd: MondayOct 17, 2022PricePriceUS $2750StatusStatusGuaranteed
                    Start DateStart: MondayOct 10, 2022End DateEnd: TuesdayOct 18, 2022PricePriceUS $2750StatusStatusGuaranteed
                    Start DateStart: FridayOct 14, 2022End DateEnd: SaturdayOct 22, 2022PricePriceUS $2750StatusStatusGuaranteed
                    Start DateStart: SundayOct 16, 2022End DateEnd: MondayOct 24, 2022PricePriceUS $2750StatusStatusGuaranteed
                    Start DateStart: FridayOct 28, 2022End DateEnd: SaturdayNov 05, 2022PricePriceUS $2750StatusStatusGuaranteed
                    Start DateStart: MondayOct 31, 2022End DateEnd: TuesdayNov 08, 2022PricePriceUS $2750StatusStatusGuaranteed
                    Frequently Asked Questions
                    • Q1. Can you see  Mount Everest from base camp?

                      Mount Everest cannot be seen properly from the base camp as other mountains block the proper view. But you can get the majestic view of Mount Everest from Kala Patthar - the famous viewpoint on Everest.

                    • The best months for this 9-days EBC trek are March, April, May, September, October, and November. However, you can do this trek in other months when the weather condition is favorable.

                    • Indeed. The difficulty level of this trek is moderate. So anyone can perform this trek. No trekking expertise is required but it is recommended that the trekker should be physically fit.

                    • Yes, helicopters fly to Everest base camp but normally it lands at Kala Patthar from where you will get the perfect view of Mount Everest.

                    • Most of the rainfall (80% +) occurs during the monsoon season from June to September. And on the rest of the year, the weather is very good and the environment is fairly dry.

                    Testimonials
                    What Our Clients Say
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                      Adam ToussaintFrance,April 19, 2022

                      9 days EBC trek with NTA

                      The 9-days EBC trek with NTA was flawless. Everything was organized perfectly. The team was very friendly and cooperative. Talking about the view of mountains, you will be speechless after seeing Everest and other peaks covered with a blanket of snow. Also, the aerial view of the surroundings was stunning. We enjoyed this trek a lot and will surely contact this team in the upcoming days for Nepal trips. Recommended, both the trek and the company!

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                      Leon SchmidtGermany,April 15, 2022

                      9 days trek to Everest base camp

                      The 9 days trek to Everest base camp was the most memorable one. We made a lot of unforgettable memories there. The view of the mountains and their surrounding peaks was magnificent. This trek truly reflected the beauty of the Everest region. The local people of the region were very friendly and cooperative. Apart from the mountains, we explored monasteries, hospitals, schools, and other places too, which were amazingly beautiful. Highly recommended company for any kind of trekking and tours in Everest and overall Nepal.

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                    Why travel with Nepal Trek Adventure?

                    Nepal Trek Adventure and Expedition is one of the best local travel companies based in Kathmandu with leading adventures.

                    • Small Group Departure
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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.

                    • Locally Based Leaders
                      Locally Based Leaders

                      Our locally based team encompasses highly qualified and experienced and friendly and obliging team leaders, who will assist you in making your journey in our country more ravishing.

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                      Travel with Confidence is something that comes from commitment. Being a legally registered company, we commit to provide best, satisfactory trekking, tour, and expedition.

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                      Support Local Communities

                      All the tours and trekking that we run are programmed to keep nature safe and sound. We are also a member of different clubs working for the welfare of the community.

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