Everest Base Camp Kala Patthar Trek - 17 days

Up to EBC 5,380m & Kala Patthar 5,545m, close up views of Mt. Everest 8,848m, Lhotse 8,516m, Makalu 8,481m, Cho Oyu 8,301m, & many more

Trip Facts

Accommodation Hotel/Resort in Kathmandu & Tea house (Lodge) for Trek Meals Breakfast in Kathmandu, All meals during the trek
Transportation Private Vehicle and Flight Attractions Reach up to Everest Base Camp (5,380m) & Kala Patthar (5,545m)
Scenery Everest 8848m, Mt. Lhotse 8516m, Mt. Makalu 8481m, Mt. Cho Oyu 8201m & hundreds of snow-capped mounts Best Season Spring (March, April May) & Autumn (September, October, November)

Trip Highlights:

  • Measuring 8848m, Mt. Everest the tallest peak is main focal point of Everest Base camp kala Pathhar Trek.
  • Explore natural and cultural biodiversity of and around Sagarmatha National Park keeping Everest region in utmost position.
  • Close up view of the major four worlds’ tallest mountains above 8,000 meters altitudes; Mt. Everest (8,848m/29,021ft) , Mt. Lhotse (8,516m/27,932ft), Makalu (8,481m/27,818ft), Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201m/26,899ft) and embraces of several snowcapped mountains.

Trip Introduction:

The World’s reputation as a roof of the world, ‘Mt. Everest”, every adventure lovers would love to see by their own eyes in one’s whole life. Everest Base Camp Kala Patthar Trekking trail is universally recognized as a world’s “top 10 best place to visits list” (categorized by several travel guide books) which is located inside Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park of Nepal, a highest national park in the world. Adventure Mountain Nepal Trekking and Climbing Team vehemently introduces a 17 days Everest Base Camp Kala Patthar Trek to fulfill the eagerness of Adventure seekers from all over the world.

Officially regulated day to day itinerary of Everest Base Camp Kala Patthar Trek adventure holiday package trip with Adventure Mountain Nepal Trekking and Climbing Pvt. Ltd begins after spending a couple of day in capital city Kathmandu by making essential equipment arrangements, having a day guided sightseeing tour and issuing permits that requires for the trek. We start the adventure trip with a 30 minutes picturesque flight to Tenzing–Hillary Airport at Lukla which is an entrance of Everest. One can assume how the trek is going to be? Doubtlessly, millions of questions would be popped out in that moment. Everest Base Camp is the utmost destination that can be reached by bold and adventurous ramble and hike. One can have the sensation of foot trials of the Tenzing and Hillary up to till now in between the people, and nature. Typical Sherpa villages, their Himalayan culture, are traced around the Phakding, Namchebazar, Monjo, Tengboche, Dingboche, Lobuche, pheriche, Gorakshep and finally at Everest Base Camp and Kalapatthar. Unbelievable scenery, exclusive trials, vivid culture, bright and glowing Monasteries, colorful prayers flags, chanting of prayers mantras, intone of Bhotekoshi and Dudhkoshi rivers, heart luring waterfalls make anyone entice and lunatic. Kala Pathhar, known as the black rock is the stunning view of Top of the world Mount Everest. Though, the surrounding around is rough and rocky, the prayers hymn and gigantic sparkling make feel of spirituality and intimacy to nature.

Outline Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft altitude) and transfer to Hotel.
Accommodation: Hotel or Resort as per your request.
Meal includes: Breakfast. In general we prefer BB plan for your stay in cities so you can choose varieties of tastes in different restaurants around the city.

Day 02: Guided tour around world’s Heritage sites of Kathmandu
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meal includes: Breakfast

Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2,800m/9,184ft altitude) & trek to Phakding (2,650m/8692ft altitude) (half an hr fly & 4 hrs walk)
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 04: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,283ft altitude) (5-6 hrs walk)
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 05: Rest day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization and excursion around the places
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 06: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,867m/12,684ft altitude) (5-6 hrs walk)
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 07: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4,358m/14,294ft altitude) (5-6 hrs walk)
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 08: Rest day at Dingboche
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 09: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4,928m/16,164ft altitude) (5-6 hrs walk)
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 10: Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep (5,160m/16,925ft altitude) & continue to Everest Base Camp (5,380m/17,646ft altitude) then back to Gorakshep (6-7 hrs walk)
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 11: Morning hike to Kalapathar (5,545m/18,187ft altitude) and trek to Pheriche (4,243m/13,917ft altitude) (5-6 hrs walk)
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 12: Trek from Pheriche to Tengboche (4-5 hrs walk)
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 13: Trek from Tengboche to Monjo (2,835m/9,299ft altitude) via Namche Bazaar (5-6 hrs walk)
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 14: Trek back to Lukla (5 hrs walk)
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 15: Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meal includes: Breakfast

Day 16: Spare day. Free for personal activities or additional activities on request.
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meal includes: Breakfast & Farewell Dinner

Day 17: Farewell, departure transfer to Tribhuwan International Airport.
Meal includes: Breakfast

Remember: This itinerary outline can be easily changed as per your duration of stay, purpose of holiday and your preference. Cost of the package also depends upon Deluxe, Standard, Budget and your group size. You can easily feel free to CONTACT US any time for any queries.

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft altitude) and transfer to Hotel.
Adventure Mountain Nepal Trekking and Climbing’s airport arrival and departure representative will meet you at the airport as per your arrival schedule. He/she welcome you and drive to hotel. Check-in hotel and take a rest or relaxation time at Hotel. Then you can have a free excursion to know the surroundings and visit our office to get brief information of Everest Base Camp & Kala Patthar Trek, we also conduct an introduction program with trekking leader and official team.
Accommodation: Hotel or Resort as per your request.
Meal includes: Breakfast. In general we prefer BB plan for your stay in cities so you can choose varieties of tastes in different restaurants around the city.

Day 02: Guided tour around world’s Heritage sites of Kathmandu
Early morning breakfast at hotel. Our guide will pick you up from hotel for sightseeing of World Heritage Sites. Actually there are seven World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu and we arrange sightseeing spots according to your choice, you have to choose only 3/4 spots for a day since it is not possible to visit all places in a single day – at least 2/3 days requires to have sightseeing tour of all heritage sites in Kathmandu. World Heritage Sites of UNESCO in Kathmandu are; Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Swyambhunath Temple, Pashuapatinath Temple, Bouddhanath Stupa and Changu Narayan Temple. In the evening we again can have pre trek discussion.
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meal includes: Breakfast

Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2,800m/9,184ft altitude) & trek to Phakding (2,650m/8692ft altitude) (half an hr fly & 4 hrs walk)
Early in the morning drive to Domestic terminal of Tribhuwan airport. Take a flight for about 30 minutes to Tenzing Hillary airport Lukla- is the beautiful valley which is surrounded by High Mountain and hills from all direction. Make sure the backpacks and all stuffs fully arranged to get started the trek towards Phakding. The easy and scenic trail follows soft descends to bank of Dudh Koshi River, follow the river bank of the river before we reach at Ghat. After there we continuously walk gentle ascend to Phakding. We visit several Gompas, Monasteries and beautiful stone carving (written Buddhist scripts) all the way to Phakding.
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 04: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,283ft altitude) (5-6 hrs walk)
Early breakfast at teahouse. Follow ascent trail through pine forest. We have to cross several suspension bridges over Dudh Koshi River, gradually walk via Benkar, Chumoa and Monjo to reach at check post of Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park where we have to record our National Park entry permit. With a walk of zigzag ascends and descends, mostly uphill takes us towards the capital of Sherpa people at Namche Bazaar. We can have beautiful view of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Thamserku, Kusum Kanguru Peak and other.
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 05: Rest day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization and excursion around the places
we are already at above 3,000 meters from sea level at Namche Bazaar, it is a perfect way to acclimatize by resting and exploring around at Namche Bazaar before ascend towards more higher altitudes. As per health experts suggests keep moving and stay active to adopt with the weather, today we can make a walk towards Khumjung monastery (an important Buddhist monastery to explore) or ascend up to Syangboche viewpoint. From Syangboche we can have excellent views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Kusum Kanguru and other snow-capped peaks. At the evening, we can explore around the Bazaar, can use ATMs, use internet cyber, cafes and restaurants to be close with locals as well as learn unique culture, tradition and lifestyles of Sherpa’s.
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 06: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,867m/12,684ft altitude) (5-6 hrs walk)
Early breakfast at teahouse. Follow smooth trail with few ups and down with super view of Himalayas throughout the trek, Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam and Thamserku are some of them. Along the trail we also can have chance to encounter with Musk Deer, Himalayan Thar and Multicolored Pheasants. The trail goes continuously towards Sansa via Kyangjiuma, which is the main junction point to split out the main trail of Everest Base Camp & Kala Patthar Trek and Gokyo Lake Trek.  After there, we again follow pine forest, prayer flags and festooned bridge of Dudh Koshi to reach Punki Thengh which is small village with small army post. Then we follow ascends trail through pine forest to reach Tengboche –  is great valley for close view of Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Ama Dablam and Thamserku as well as biggest Buddhist monastery of Mt. Khumbu region. Interested can attend the praying program at 03:00 pm.
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 07: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4,358m/14,294ft altitude) (5-6 hrs walk)
Breakfast at teahouse. Follow ascend trail to cross small village. We gradually walk north to Pheriche or take east ward trail which both leads us to northern part of Mt. Ama Dablam. After some walk we reach at Imja village. Then we follow descend trail to the river and climb steepest trail of the day which leads to Dingboche. Along the trail, we can see cultivated land of barley, potato and buckwhet as well as local people made largest stone walls to protect crops from cold wild and grazing animals. At evening, we explore the Sherpa village of Dingboche.
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 08: Rest day at Dingboche
We are already at above 4,300 meters from sea level, and this is about the time to possible of altitude sickness it is a good idea to have a rest and acclimatization before heading up to Everest Base Camp & Kala Patthar. Today we explore around Imja River, tinny village of Chhukung and visit world’s highest billiard parlors. Today also we can view Mt. Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Island Peak, Peak 38 and many other snow-capped peaks.
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 09: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4,928m/16,164ft altitude) (5-6 hrs walk)
Breakfast at teahouse. Today we follow Khumber Khola valley to reach Dughla. Then again we follow Dusa and Phulong Karpo valley where we can see wonderful Chola Lake and Mt. Pumori. We cross Dughla where we see Khumbu Glacier. Along the trail we also can see memorials Chhortens of those Sherpa who lost their lives in Everest Expedition. Again we walk gradual ascend trail all the way to Lobuche.
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 10: Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep (5,160m/16,925ft altitude) & continue to Everest Base Camp (5,380m/17,646ft altitude) then back to Gorakshep (6-7 hrs walk)
Early morning breakfast at teahouse. Today’s trail leads to our core destination. We cross moraine of Khumbu glacier, pass through pyramid sign on the way from where you can observe Mt. Everest, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Mahalangur, Mt. Langtern, Mt. Khumbutse, and Mt. Nuptse. Then again we follow small trail to Thangma Riju form where we perceive 360 degree vista of Snowy Mountain. Then climb steeply trail to reach at Gorakshep where we find Show Mountains in all direction including Mt. Everest & Pumori. Gorakshep is our today’s stop for dinner and overnight. Take off our backpacks and heavy stuffs at tea house and start a journey towards Everest Base Camp. After having a great time at Everest Base Camp, we retrace our steeps back to Gorakshep for overnight stay.
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 11: Morning hike to Kalapathar (5,545m/18,187ft altitude) and trek to Pheriche (4,243m/13,917ft altitude) (5-6 hrs walk)
We start trek at early in the morning at round 4:00 A.M. to Kalapathar for sunrise view over the Himalayas. We walk continuous ascend around 2 hours to reach Kala Pathar. When the first ray of sun strike the mountain it turns into Golden color which seems pretty amazing. Take picture of golden Mountain and soaring around Kala Pathar return back to Gorakshep for breakfast.  Then we start gradual descend trail all the way to Pheriche.
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 12: Trek from Pheriche to Tengboche (4-5 hrs walk)
Breakfast at teahouse. Follow descend trail through riverside and crossing suspension bridge of Imja Khola to Pongboche village. After that you again follow the trail through pine forest to Tengboche.
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 13: Trek from Tengboche to Monjo (2,835m/9,299ft altitude) via Namche Bazaar (5-6 hrs walk)
Breakfast at teahouse. Follow descend trail through rhododendron and fir forest. Cross suspension bridge of Dudh Koshi. Pass Tashinga and Sansa village. Follow steeply trail to Kyangjuma which lead you to Namche. Rest there for a while taking tea/coffee. We can buy local handmade garment if you want. Then again follow decent trail from Namche hill to cross Dudh Koshi Bridge. When we pass Dudh Koshi River we will official out from Sagarmatha National Park. Follow decent trail to Monjo village.
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 14: Trek back to Lukla (5 hrs walk)
Breakfast at teahouse. Last day of Everest Base Camp & Kala Patthar Trek follows descend trail to Phakding. We have to cross Suspension Bridge of Dudh Koshi, pass through pin and rhododendron forest with different prayer flags and stone rocks on the way back to Lukla.
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 15: Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel
Early morning breakfast at lodge. Walk to Lukla airport for schedule flight. Adventure Mountain Nepal Trekking and Climbings’ airport arrival and departure representative will meet you at the Kathmandu airport. Drive to hotel. At the evening feel free for leisure and personal activities such as Shopping, markets explore, spa, massage, rest and relax can be an option.
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meal includes: Breakfast

Day 16: Spare day. Free for personal activities or additional activities on request.
This is a day as a spare which can use with rest, relaxation and free walk around the market. Day trip in request: Sightseeing, Meditation, Paragliding, Short Hiking, Mountain flight and other activities can be done according to you plan. In the evening, we will have a farewell dinner together with entire team of Adventure Mountain Nepal.
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meal includes: Breakfast & Farewell Dinner

Day 17: Farewell, departure transfer to Tribhuwan International Airport.
Our airport arrival and departure representative will drop you at Tribhuwan International Airport on your scheduled flight.
Meal includes: Breakfast

Cost Includes: 

  • All land transportation by private vehicle including Airport Pick up & Drop
  • 4 Nights accommodation in Kathmandu with BB Plan (3 star category Hotel/Resort)
  • A day guided sightseeing tour in world heritage sites of Kathmandu including private vehicle, experienced city tour guide, all entrance permits
  • Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu both way flight
  • Tea house (lodge) accommodation during the entire trekking as per mentioned in itinerary
  • Three meals per day (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) during the entire trek as per mentioned in itinerary
  • A duffel bag, Trekking Map and trekking pole
  • Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park Fee
  • TIMS (Trekker’s Information Manual System) permit
  • An experienced government certified Trekking Guide
  • Required numbers of experienced porters (2:1 ratio)
  • Staff’s foods, salary and insurance
  • General first Aid Kid
  • A certificate of appreciation after complete the Trek
  • Farewell Dinner in Kathmandu with entire Adventure Mountain Trekking Team
  • All government taxes and applicable paperwork

Cost Excludes:

  • International Airfare
  • Personal Travel Insurance (essential for high altitude trekking)
  • Lunch and Dinner in city as per itinerary
  • Personal expenses (bar, laundry, personal shopping, internet usages during the trek, hot shower during the trek, battery charge during the trek etc.)
  • Alcoholic beverage
  • TIPS for Staff
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