Everest Base Camp Trek 2 Days

Trip Fact

Trip Duration 2 Days
Destination Nepal
Trip Grade Easy
Transportation By Helicopter
Accomodation Hotel + Lodges
Price US $ 1450
Trip Style Tour
Meals Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
Max. Altitude 5,550 M
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Trip Highlights

  • Shortest trek or tour to Everest
  • Local trekking guide/sherpa tour guide
  • Meals: 2 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
  • 1 Full day hiking tour at Lukla Village
  • Heli flight to base camp
  • Visit local sherpa people's living styles
  • Mesmerizing 360o panoramic view of Himalayan ranges like Mount Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Amadablam, Nuptse, Gauri Shankar, and many more
  • Flight over beautiful natural topography
  • Outstanding Himalayan glacier range of Khumbu region

Nepal Mobile +977 9851017030 24 Hrs Available on WhatsApp, Viber, or WeChat. 
Contact Person - Binod Sapkota

Kathmandu Lukla EBC tour is the shortest tour to Everest base camp within 2 days. It is the customized tour that Nepal Trek Adventure offers to its clients who are bound with time but still want to reach Everest base camp, view mountainous sceneries, and explore the Sherpa cultures in the Everest region of Nepal at the best cost.

Mt. Everest base camp 1 night 2 days tour starts from Kathmandu with a small aircraft flight to Lukla. Upon arrival at Lukla, you will explore the local Sherpa environment, and on the next day, you will fly to Everest base camp and Hotel Everest View, and finally return back to Kathmandu with the same Heli flight. Thus, skip the harshest days of trekking with a single flight.

This trip is also known as the Everest base camp trek for 2 days. It is because this short Everest tour package offers a base camp touring itinerary in a minimum time frame. Generally, the standard Mount Everest base camp trek completes at 2 weeks, but with us, it is possible to trek in 2 days. The main focus of the Everest base camp tour is to take you closer to Mount Everest with a chopper and experience the local Sherpa culture, view beautiful monasteries and gompas in Lukla village within 2 days.

Kathmandu Lukla EBC tour facts

  • Tour duration: 2 days
  • Tour starting point: Kathmandu
  • Tour ending point: Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu to Everest base camp distance: 150 to 155 kilometers
  • Lukla to Everest base camp distance: 65 to 70 kilometers
  • Landing points: Lukla, Everest base camp (Kala Patthar), and Hotel Everest View
  • Major months for this tour: September, October, November, March, April, May (also, the trip is operable anytime in the year when the weather condition is favorable)

Major attractions of Everest base camp trek 2 days

  1. Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla with views of valleys, forests, and mountains
  2. Lukla Airport - One of the most dangerous airports in the world at an altitude of 2860 meters
  3. Lukla village tour with encounter to local Sherpa cultures and lifestyle
  4. Overnight stay at Lukla
  5. High altitude monasteries and gompas, Sagarmatha National Park (one of the 10 world heritage sites in Nepal marked by UNESCO)
  6. Helicopter flights to the places like base camp Everest, Hotel Everest View, and Lukla (while returning back to Kathmandu)
  7. Views of the Himalayan ranges like Mount Everest, Gauri Shankar, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Nuptse, and many more
  8. Encounter the encompassing ever-green flora and fauna, Himalayan glacier (Khumbu Glacier), Gokyo region with Gokyo lake, Alpine forest, rivers and cascades, and local sherpa settlement

Spotlight of 1 day Everest base camp trek out of 2 days (Lukla village)

Day 01- Lukla village tour/hiking

Lukla is a small town with a population of around 1200 and stands at a height of 2860 meters. Lukla village is the trekking starting point of Everest Base Camp. Our itinerary offers 1-day trekking or tour around Lukla village. In a 2 weeks regular hiking tour itinerary, out of much uphill hiking to base camp, day one starts with trekking from Lukla valley to Phakding. Where our itinerary provides an alternative side trek at Lukla villages. See the main highlights of Day 1 Everest Base Camp Trek.

1. Lukla valley excursion

Utilizing your time in Lukla, you will be able to explore the villages like Lukla, Surke, and Chauri Kharka, where you will discover the most beautiful vegetation and landscape, forest view, view of mountain peaks and ranges, huts, and small houses, and many more. You will also get a chance to interact with local inhabitants and know about their ups and downs, cultures, traditions and lifestyles, and so forth.

2. Experience sherpa's local food

The pure Nepali food, Daal, Bhaat, Gundru, and soya beans are other things you get to try in Lukla. The local drink, Tongba (prepared by cooking and fermenting millet) is also a fun thing to do. You will be able to taste different cuisines but this local cuisine is the most exciting and rare one.

3. Optional things to do at Lukla town

Local restaurants: There are 100+ local restaurants in Lukla where you can visit for cheap eats of mid to high-range cuisines. Here, you will have both dine-in and takeaway options.

Himalayan pubs: Enjoy the local and international foods, drinks, music, and even pools and snooker in the high altitude Himalayan pubs in the World (The Irish Pub, Scottish Pub, The Local Cheers and Beers Pub, etc.)

Learn cooking at Sherpa kitchen: If you are keen to learn the cooking of new or old dishes of Himalayas, you can possibly learn it from the locals in their respective hotels (The Sherpa Kitchen, and Mini Sherpa Kitchen)

Other things to do in Lukla valley may include visiting and exploring Sagarmatha National Park, Kemgon Monastery, and Pasang Lhamu Memorial Gate.

Exploring around the Mt. Everest region including Lukla valley, Everest Base Camp / Kala Patthar, and Hotel Everest View is the dream come true moment for people who desire to lose themselves in the Himalayan lap.

Day 02- Lukla to base camp to Kathmandu (day 02 of Everest base camp tour)

On the 2nd day of the Everest base camp short tour, fly directly from Lukla to Everest base camp, explore around a few minutes of walking in Kala Patthar. Furthermore, fly to Everest View Hotel for an hour of breakfast break, and finally, return back to Kathmandu straight away.

Why Nepal Trek Adventure for Kathmandu Lukla EBC Tour?

There are hundreds of trekking and tour agencies in Nepal, but why is Nepal Trek Adventure the best among all? Here are the reasons to clear all the confusion:

  • We explain all the terms and conditions of our client
  • An easy online booking system
  • Replies queries within 12 hours; i.e. quick response
  • No trip postponement charges
  • 100% refund policy
  • Qualified and professional team members
  • 24 hours available in email, Skype, Facebook, Viber, and direct calls

Nepal Trek Adventure and Expedition offers you the grand opportunity to explore the beautiful region of Mount Everest. We help you be part of this offer to explore the Mount Everest region, the Himalayan paradise, with a regular Everest base camp trek on foot. It takes 12 days to complete this amazing Everest base camp expedition for back and forth by hiking. 

Whereas you will complete this Kathmandu Ebc tour from Nepal in a very short time interval of 2 days and regain the unexpected experience of your lifetime. After all, your journey hails to Everest base camp from Kathmandu, but you will be able to explore Lukla town which is also the most beautiful one.

Keeping up with the famous saying “Way to home pleasures more than reaching home”, this Kathmandu to Everest base camp helicopter tour stands out among all. Live your life to the fullest with the treasuring joyful memories which will remain with you forever.

Outline Day to Day Itinerary:

  • Day 01:Kathmandu to Lukla Flight by Small Aircraft
  • Day 02:Lukla to Everest Base Camp to kalapatthar to Everest View Hotel to Kathmandu

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01:Kathmandu to Lukla Flight by Small Aircraft Everest base camp trek and tour 2 days begin with an adventurous flight to Lukla airport. Early in the morning, we will pick you up from your hotel and escort you to Tribhuvan International Airport for a 30 minutes flight to Lukla.

    You will fly in the sky with a far-sighted view of mountains and hills crossing the clouds and hills. Upon arrival at Lukla, check-in to the hotel, have breakfast, and rest for a while. Afterward starts the Lukla valley tour with our local guide. They will explain about the local Sherpa culture and visit local villages of Sherpa people.

    Meeting different people and little knowledge of the Sherpa people would make a day wonderful. You will be served lunch at a good restaurant or we are flexible to offer you typical food from the local Sherpa kitchen. In the evening, return back to the hotel and stay overnight. And, prepare for the next day’s big adventure.
  • Day 02:Lukla to Everest Base Camp to kalapatthar to Everest View Hotel to Kathmandu On this ultimate day of the tour, have an early morning breakfast at the hotel and walk off to reach the helipad. It will take you to the base camp and/or the viewpoint. You will have enough time for photographs and videos of the environment and a front and close eye view of Mount Everest.

    Afterward, fly to Everest View Hotel and halt for an hour to have breakfast and photogenic moments. Then, fly down to Lukla and continue the flight to Kathmandu followed by the bank of rivers and green hills with a local roof that brings you to Kathmandu Airport. From the airport, we will transfer you to your respective hotel in safe and sound condition.

Cost Includes

  • Helicopter flight from Lukla to EBC to Kalapatthar and back to Kathmandu
  • Free Airport picks upon your arrival and a Drop at the end of your trip
  • Sagarmatha Conversation Area Project Permits
  • TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management Systems)
  • Local Government Entry Permit of Rs. 2000 (Started Since 2018)
  • Transportation by Flights (Kathmandu- Lukla) and other necessary ground transportation by private car as per itinerary
  • Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the tour
  • One night in local teahouses/lodges in Lukla
  • An Experienced English Speaking License Holder Trekking Guide (Local Guide)
  • Medical first aid kit box ( which is carried by your team) 
  • Foods, Accommodations and local tax for Guide

Cost Excludes

  • Hotel in Kathmandu
  • International Flight Tickets to Nepal & Return
  • 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 and drivers
  • 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.
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Safety Note for Kathmandu Lukla Mt. Everest Flight

  • Tighten your seat belts during a helicopter ride
  • Do not throw anything from a helicopter during flight
  • No smoking during the flight
  • Do not jump and stand from the seat during a flight
  • Avoid changing seats during flight
  • Wait in the helipad until our operators call you. It is because the pilot needs to reposition helicopter in a helipad

Clothing & preparation for Everest base camp trek 2 days

  • Windproof jacket
  • Sunhat
  • Sunblock, lotion, and balm
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera and mobile
  • Battery (extra or charger)
  • Must carry passport, passport photocopy, & passport-size photos

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 for advance booking of 2022, 2023 and 2024 on your suitable dates which can certainly be added by us in our fixed departure list.

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