Short Everest Base Camp Trek – 12 Days

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Duration Duration
12 Days
Start and End Point Start/End Point
Kathmandu
Best Seasons Best Seasons
March-May/ Sep-Dec
Trip Grade Trip Grade
Adventurous
Nature of Trip Nature of Trip
Trekking
Meals Meals
Include
Flight Transportation
Flight
Maximum Altitude Max. Altitude
5555
Accommodation Accommodation
Hotel
Group Discounts
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Short Everest Base Camp Trek – 12 DaysShort Everest Base Camp Trek Highlights

Short Everest Base Camp Trek-12 days offers some of the best opportunities to view the renowned Everest from various ledge points. These stunning views, along with mysterious religious orders and Sherpa villages, provide a variety of fascinating side-trip places of interest. The trek’s finest highlights are:

  • Short Everest Base Camp trek-12 days with a knowledgeable and amiable local guide to discover further information about the stunning Khumbu region.
  • Explore the Highest Base Camp in the world within 12 days which is a short time.
  • Discover a thrilling hillside flight with stunning Himalayan views.
  • Connect footbridges at a high altitude that are covered in vibrant Buddhist monasteries.
  • Find out the customs and culture of the Sherpa people.
  • The best viewpoints are Khumjung, Tyangbouche, Kalapathar, and Everest Base Camp.

Overview of Short Everest Base Camp Trekking – 12 Days

Short Everest Base Camp trek – 12 days, is a hike around Mount Everest region, the world’s highest peak on the earth, in the Himalayas. It is positioned in the middle of two countries, Tibet and Nepal. The name Sagarmatha, given to the mountain in the dignity of George Everest, has many definitions in Nepali.

Everest is much more than just a mountain; reaching it takes more than a straightforward trek. The scenery of woodlands, Mountain guide, villages, glacial moraines, and foothills can be captured in images at every turn of the tour, which others have dubbed “the steps to heaven.”

For enthusiastic explorers, not frightened to work up a sweat, our entire trekker’s support team will initiate you to a native culture before drawing air to the top of the world. Boundless Adventure Trekking Company provides a beautiful and comfortable journey for a 12-day Everest Base Camp trek in Sagarmatha National Park. We offer a short Everest Base Camp trek from Kathmandu in 2023 and 2024.

The Altitude of Mount Everest is 8848.86 meters (17,598 feet) from sea level. But the neighboring peaks are Mount Nuptse, 7,861 meters; Mount Lhotse, 8516 meters and Lhotse Shar, 8383 meters high. There are also very famous for expeditions. However, the walkable altitude of Mount Everest Base Camp is 5364 meters from sea level.

Most hikers worldwide get inspired by talking about Nepal’s short Everest Base Camp Trek (EBC). The 12-day short Everest trek is into the eastern Himalayas route, and multitudes of idealistic travelers have gained relevant experience. The Everest expedition began in 1920 AD, but there was never a permanent Base Camp due to moving glaciers. The journey led by a team of sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay decided to make it more feasible to keep materials at the mountain’s foot.

The first challenge for all those trying an Everest push is the Khumbu Icefall, which starts right outside the door. Similarly, Short Everest Base Camp Trek can be completed within 12 days from Kathmandu. For that, you are required to take a small aircraft to Lukla airport and then take off from Lukla to Kathmandu at the end of the trek.


Everest Base Camp Short Trek Cost

We operate Everest short trek from Kathmandu every day during the best seasons. Different sizes of group/family/solo cost different prices, and how luxury hotels do you prefer to stay at overnight? Please, let us know if you are interested in a short trek to Everest.

What we’ll get in the budget cost of the short Everest base camp trek?

We shall provide you following things in cost. Regarding trip flight tickets, Necessary to have three different permits, standard accommodations according to the itinerary, an English-speaking guide, requiring several Porters, and Three times meal a day. Look at the cost, including and excluding sections, for more details.

Best view point in Short Everest Base Camp Trek – 12 Days

You will have the best views of Mt. Manaslu, Mt. Langtang Himalayan range, and Mt. Shishapangma while you take off from Kathmandu domestic airport. Similarly, you will have closer Himalayas views, forest, and farmers’ fields on a terrace along the way to Lamjura pass.

Here are the closer views of Tabuchi peak, Kongde peak, and Pokalde peak, right between Lamjura peak and Lukla airport. You will have another great idea of Mt. Kushang Kangaru right after an hour from the Lukla airport on the way to the trek to Phakding.

You will have better and first views of Mount Everest and Mt. Amadablamjust before Namche bazaar on the second day. Moreover, there are many famous named peaks such as Amadablam, Tabouche peak, Pumori, Island peak, Gokyo peak, Lobuche west, and east peaks, and Mount Everest, which can all be seen on the third day while exploring Namche Bazaar.

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Benefits of short trekking to Everest

Every explorer has the Everest Base Camp short Trek on their travel list for a good reason; it is one of the most well-known hiking excursions in the entire world. From the marvelous Sherpa culture to the stunning view of Everest’s peaks, the 12-day great Everest Base Camp short trek offers impressive features and observations that accurately capture the Eastern Himalayas’ way of life. We can guarantee you, well worth the climb.


Best season for a short trek to Everest Basecamp

Yes, everyone desires to travel to Mount Everest Base Camp quickly. We do operate a short Everest Base Camp Trek from Kathmandu. It will be 12 days around the trip, including domestic flights. However, it would be best if you started your journey from the Domestic airport of Kathmandu, Drove to Ramechhap, or the last option and longer trekking started from Jiri. Either way, you create your trek, you should trek during the best trekking seasons, spring and autumn.


The scenery during the trip

You will experience breathtaking panoramic views on a short Everest Base Camp trek, unmatched worldwide. You’ll be astounded by the mountains’ size and share a profound connection with them.

Tengboche Monastery

The adventure to Everest Base Camp short trek is both outdoor and divine. While hiking, you’ll see the customary prayer flags flapping in five colors. Buddhist monks who live in the Tengboche Monastery give trekkers their blessings for a safe and fruitful journey.

Lukla Flight for short Everest Base Camp Trek

The memorable trip from Kathmandu to Lukla marks the beginning of your journey before you even set foot on the trail. Since Lukla airport is placed atop a cliff and is renowned for having a fabled short runway, you are subjected to some incredible views of Kathmandu valley and the Himalayans on your way, making it an adventure you cannot forget from the very first day trip to Lukla.

Local guides along the short Everest Base Camp Trek

The world-renowned Sherpa and guides have a reputation for being among the friendliest and most accepting people. As they guide you to Base Camp, listen to their inspiring tales and be astounded by their superhuman mountaineering abilities.

You’ll always recollect the common bond you had with them. On the other hand, our guide is well-trained, equipped with the proper gear, and holds a genuine guide license from Nepal Government.

Teahouses

Few visitors to Nepal will have the opportunity to experience the fantastic experiences offered by the teahouses. Despite their simplicity and feeling more like a bedroom in a hotel, you will be guarded by friendly locals along the way.

The tea houses are comfortable. Every hotel has hot shower facilities, which will cost you extra fees, but they are worth the cost in the freezing temperature of the Himalayas. You can charge your batteries on electricity. Furthermore, you will also have a warm heating dining hall along the Everest short trek. Every teahouse has double and single beds. You can also request for triple bedroom with your guide if you need one.

Arriving at Everest Base Camp

Your hard work will all have been worthwhile because you will feel such an incredible sense of accomplishment and pure joy immediately after stepping at the foot of the Everest Base Camp. Your spirits will be raised by the sense of achievement and the mountain views after a strenuous climb.

Reaching your final destination and going to celebrate with your fellow hikers while the mighty mountains serve as your backdrop is the best feeling in the world. Probably, the day is a bit longer than ever. But it will be your goal and worth every struggle.

Note: We suggest you have dry fruits and a power bank, and also better drink plenty of warm water on your way to Everest Base Camp and avoid alcohol consumption.


What to wear on the EBC trek?

Nepal is another tiny country in the world, but it has a different climate in every corner. Similarly, you are heading to the Everest Base Camp trek quickly. You should have a down Jacket and down sleeping bag with you every season. We only provide a down jacket and sleeping bag for a walk upon your request. But it would be best if you had warm equipment with you.

Itinerary Short Everest Base Camp Trek – 12 Days Detail Itinerary

Boundless Adventure Nepal is a local trekking company based in Kathmandu, Nepal. We are arranging several trekking and tours. The Short Everest Base Camp trek within 12 days is also the best. We provide a Trekking itinerary, Trekking Map, and cost details according to the size of the group. Similarly, look at the trip’s itinerary and contact us for cost/price details even though you are traveling solo / with family and groups.

  • Flight Flight
    45 Min
  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    3 hours
  • Food Food
    L/D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    hotel
  • Location Place
    Phakding
  • Altitude Altitude
    2610 m

The Lukla Airport is located at the top of a hill and has a solitary landing pad that drops off into a deep, broad valley. Beautiful hills surround the path like a massive package of emeralds due to the landforms.

From the Cheplung village, there is a stunning view of the revered Mount Khumbila. After a leisurely morning tea at your Kathmandu hotel, our adventure officially begins. We will be given transportation to the Tribhuvan International Airport, from where we will take a quick flight to Lukla, a mountain village.

Even though you’ll only be in the air for a short while, the Mountainous views from your airplane window will make this flight one of your all-time favorites. Following our landing, we will connect with our traveling group and get started on the Everest Base Camp Trek.

After only about four hours of trekking, we should arrive at the tiny village of Phakding, our destination for the day. After settling in, we’ll stay in a Hotel at Phakding.

  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    5 hours
  • Food Food
    B, L, D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Hotel
  • Location Place
    Namche
  • Altitude Altitude
    3440 m

We’ll get up early today and eat a hearty breakfast at our lodge. Since we’ll be walking for roughly six hours today, get a second helping.

Our second day of the short Everest Base Camp Trek gets underway with a hike through a verdant wonderland of cool, shaded woods and hidden waterfalls.

We’ll travel over picturesque suspension bridges spanning the Dudh Koshi River and get our first good look at some of the highest peaks in the Himalayas, including the snow-capped Thamserku (6,608 meters).

Then, our route enters Sagarmatha National Park, a vast, outstanding natural beauty that shares its name with Mount Everest in Sanskrit. After lunch, we’ll traverse yet another set of footbridges before catching a glimpse of Mount Everest.

The bustling city of Namche Bazaar is visible from here, merely around the corner. For lodging tonight, at Namche Bazaar.

  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    4 hours
  • Food Food
    B, L, D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Hotel
  • Location Place
    Namche
  • Altitude Altitude
    3440 meters

The ideal location for acclimatization is Namche. The views in Namche are breathtaking. You will tour the Syangboche Airstrip after breakfast. It overlooks the town from a hilltop location.

Here, you can view the magnificent Himalayan highlight and take in Namche’s panoramic view. Similar views of Mount Everest, Thamserku, Amadablam, and Nuptse are significantly closer.

You can visit the Sherpa Culture Museum, National Park museum, Khumjung Monastery, and the Everest Photo Gallery during the day and Overnight at the Namche Bazaar.

  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    6 hours
  • Food Food
    B, L, D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Hotel
  • Location Place
    Tengboche
  • Altitude Altitude
    3860 M

From Namche, a straightforward trek begins with the Phungki Thanka arrangement in the Dudh Koshi Valley after the suspension bridge. You can enjoy a breathtaking view of Mount Everest and its surroundings.

You can get to Tengboche by taking the route that follows the same side of the Dudh Koshi River. On the trek from Namche to Tengboche, you can experience a breathtaking natural panorama of Rivers, Rhododendron forest, and the Himalayan Mountains.

Tengboche Monastery, the highest monastery in the Khumbu region, is another notable attraction along the short trek to Everest Base Camp.

  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    4 hours
  • Food Food
    B, L, D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Hotel
  • Location Place
    Dingboche
  • Altitude Altitude
    4410 M

Pangboche, Somare, and dibuche are the villages we pass through on our 5th day of the short Everest Base Camp Trek.

Massive white cliffs like Lhotse and AmaDablam monopolize the horizon as we hike through an enjoyable lush jungle and pass a lengthy suspension connection over the Imjakhola River’s iridescent waters.

We’ll also notice a lot of Mani rocks organized by the snowmobile trails as we get closer to Dingboche. You should always pass by these Buddhist mantra-adorned rocks on your right side.

Before reaching Dingboche, we’ll walk across a sizable area of lush greenery where grain and potatoes are grown. Here, we’ll choose a cozy inn where we can stay for the following two nights.

  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    4 hours
  • Food Food
    B,L,D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Hotel
  • Location Place
    Dingboche

In our short Everest Base Camp Trek itinerary, our bodies still need a day to acclimate to the higher altitude.

The trekker’s adage is “climb high, sleep low,” as usual. This allows us to reach the breathtaking perspectives of Nangkar Tshang peak ( 5616m)  or Chukhung Village without risk before returning to Dingboche in the late afternoon.

Some of these day hikes offer breathtaking views of the Himalayan peaks Makalu, Lhotse, AmaDablam, and other unnamed peaks. It would be best to grab a snack this evening at one of the city’s butcher shops or cafes. You’ll later have an excellent memory of waiting for the sun to set over Dingboche’s rock verandas and the mountain ranges’ windblown highs. Overnight at Dingboche.

  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    5 hours
  • Food Food
    B, L, D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Hotel
  • Location Place
    Lobuche
  • Altitude Altitude
    4940 m

When leaving Dingboche and passing through Dhung-La, you will see Pheriche village from above.

Then arrive at The ChupkiLhara, a sloping area covered in rocks. You can see some incredible peaks from here. The Khumbu Glacier moraine is reached after that by the trail. Following the glacier, Mount Nuptse continues to advance. We get to  Dhuk-La Pass and Lobuche, where we spend the night.

  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    6 hours
  • Food Food
    B, L, D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Tea House
  • Location Place
    Gorakshep
  • Altitude Altitude
    5364 M

The hike to Everest Base Camp begins with a slow walk to prevent altitude sickness. The Khumbu Glacier, the tallest mountain in the world, can be seen from Lobuche.

After several hours of walking from Lobuche, we reach Gorakshep, a tranquil location with a few hotels. Then, we get the Everest Base Camp, our final destination. The day is an exciting day for our targeted goal.

The Khumbu Icefall, Khumbutse, and Lingtren peaks are both seen from here, and both are breathtaking. We return to Gorakshep after spending some time at the base camp; the altitude of Everest Base Camp is 5364 meters from Nepal Side. We admired the picturesque environment and the tranquil atmosphere. Overnight at Gorakshep.

  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    6 Hours
  • Food Food
    B, L, D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Hotel
  • Location Place
    Pheriche
  • Altitude Altitude
    4371 M

Another exciting part of the trip will be the hike to Kalapathar. It is 5555 meters from sea level—a well-known popular viewpoint of panoramic views of Mount Everest and numerous other peaks.

Everyone goes to the top of Kalapathar for vest views of Sunrise Over the Himalayas. As the sun rises over Mount Everest, the silvery peaks turn golden.

After exploring the Viewpoint, descend to Gorakshep, have a warm breakfast, and return to Lobuche. We’ll have Lunch and continue the descent to Pheriche overnight at Pheriche.

  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    6 hours
  • Food Food
    B, L, D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Hotel
  • Location Place
    Namche
  • Altitude Altitude
    3440 M

The Pheriche village is itself a valley into the gorge. It is a bit colder place; The sun doesn’t shine earlier. We should have Breakfast at the Hotel and trek to Namche Bazaar along the way to the Small trail.

The Imja River is once more followed throughout Tengboche on the road back to Namche Bazaar. We will descend to Phungki Thanka from Tengboche, cross the Kyangjuma, and then proceed to Namche.

It is a tranquil hike where you can marvel at the stunning view of the surroundings and the Himalayan Mountains. Overnight at the Namche Bazaar.

  • Walking Hours Walking Hours
    7 hours
  • Food Food
    B, L, D
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Hotel
  • Location Place
    Lukla
  • Altitude Altitude
    2860 M

Our final day of hiking on the short Everest Base Camp Trek-12 days is today. From the viewpoint of numerous footbridges, take in the fantastic views of River systems, valleys, and heavily wooded slopes.

We will have our last Lunch at the Phakding, remaining in the local village once. Everyone arrives at the Lukla safely and celebrates the Last dinner with the trekking crew. Overnight at the Hotel in Lukla.

  • Flight Flight
    45 m
  • Food Food
    B
  • Accommodation Accommodation
    Hotel
  • Location Place
    Kathmandu
  • Altitude Altitude
    1380 M

You’ll be taking a flight back to Kathmandu today, feeling incredibly proud of yourself for completing the short Everest Base Camp trek in 12 days.

Have a warm breakfast at the Hotel in Lukla and 10 minute walk to the airport.

One further time during the flight, The flight will take about 45 minutes to get into Kathmandu airport. You will marvel at the breathtaking scenery. We will be taken to your hotel after landing at Kathmandu airport.

Overnight in Kathmandu.

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