Rapid Everest Base Camp Trek

Trip Overview

Rapid Everest Base Camp Trek is designed targeting the adventure lovers who want to reach the Everest Base Camp despite their time limitation. Besides, the highest peak in the world Mount Everest (8848m), the trekking route offers you the view of other renowned mountains such as Mount Lhotse (8516M), Mount Cho Oyu (8201m).
Rapid Everest Base Camp Trek is not only about mountains, but your endurance will also be rewarded by the unique experience of mountain topography, alpine forest, and rivers. An ecologically diverse Sagarmatha National Park lies in the Everest region which is also known as the Khumbu region. The trekking route passes through this national park which is a habitat of numerous endangered wild animals that includes red panda and snow leopard.

There is no doubt, the Everest region is rich in natural resources, in addition to this; it is a home for the world famous Sherpa people. The history of mountaineering in Nepal would be incomplete without mentioning the Sherpa people who have set various world records in the field. You must be delighted to see the culture and tradition of this brave Sherpa tribe while devouring the natural beauty on the route.

Anyone having a general level of fitness with his/her determination to reach the lap of the world’s tallest mountain can go for this trek. Spring and autumn are the best seasons for this Rapid Everest Base Camp Trek. If you chose the spring season, glorious rhododendron flowers welcome you in the Everest region. There is no matter of worrying of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) since we have crafted this short Everest Base Camp Trek also with acclimatization days. In addition, our well trained and proficient guide will accompany you the entire trip.

The Rapid Everest Base Camp Trek provides you an adventurous experience of the mountain region in Nepal which would be definitely a memory for your lifetime.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival (1400m)

Day 02: Kathmandu-Lukla flight and trek to Phakding (2610m)-3/4 hour

Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazar (3440m)-5/6 hour

Day 04: Trek to Tengboche (3867m) - 4/5 hour

Day 05: Trek to Dingboche (4410m) 5/6 hour

Day 06: Trek to Lobuche (4940m)-5/6 hour

Day 07: Treks to The Everest Base Camp (5364m) via Gorekshep (5164m) and return to Gorekshep for overnight. - 5/6 hour

Day 08: Trek to Kalapatthar (5644m) and descend to Periche (4371m) - 5/6 hour

Day 09: Trek to Namche Bazar (3440m) - 6/7 hour

Day 10: Trek to Lukla (2860m)-6/7 hour

Day 11: Fly back to Kathmandu-(1400m) – 30 minutes flight 

Day 12: Final Departure

Cost Includes

3-star standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu

Accommodation on the trek in the teahouse/ local lodge

All three meals of the day, seasonal fruits after dinner and tea/coffee (3 times a day) 

Airfare from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu, domestic transfer and airport transfer on the day of departure 

Certified English speaking guide 

Porters (one porter for every two trekkers) and his entire expenses 

Issuance of all the necessary permits.

Down jackets and sleeping bags (upon request for the trek purpose only). 

Company’s duffel bag and a T-shirt (as a souvenir) 

Route map 

First Aid Kit (the guide carries it)

Arrangement of helicopter rescue service (Your travel insurance must cover this expense) 

Necessary local and government taxes

Cost Excludes

Nepal visa.

Necessary arrangement in Kathmandu such as accommodation, airport pickup and transfer (Can be arranged upon request on the client’s behalf upon request)

Your personal expenses for mineral water, soft beverages, confectionaries, laundries, bar bills, showers, Internet facility etc.

Additional baggage charge in the domestic flight. 

Personal trekking equipment. 

Your travel insurance that must cover Helicopter evacuation. 

All medical expenses and trip cancellation charge. 

Any other prolonged trips, additional activities, and accommodation. 

Tipping to guide, porters and a driver. 

Any other expenses not included in the inclusion list.

Itinerary

Today, you will in arrive in Kathmandu, Nepal. Soon after you exit after custom procedures, our representative will receive and escort you to a hotel. We will meet you for trek briefing in the evening. Tonight, we will go together for a welcome dinner in a typical Nepalese restaurant.

Our guide will transfer you to the airport and you will fly to Lukla from Kathmandu today. After breakfast, you will prepare yourself for the trek. The porters will accompany you from Lukla. As you leave this small town of Lukla, you will have a moderate descend while enjoying the greenery of the area. You will have the herds of mules passing by on the route. After 3/4 hours of walk, you will arrive in Phakding for the overnight stay.

You will start the day after breakfast. Today, you feel that the prayer flags fluttering on the suspension bridges are welcoming you in the Everest region. You will, for sure, enjoy the mesmerizing view of gushing Dudh Koshi River having milky water with the green vegetation on the bank. At Monzo, your guide will make necessary official procedures on your behalf to enter the Sagarmatha National Park. After crossing a few settlements, you will arrive in Namche Bazar ascending through a pine forest. Overnight at Namche Bazar.

You are entering the more remote area comparing to Namche Bazar today onwards. After a quick climb, you will go on a moderate trail for about an hour before climbing down through the alpine forest. After passing a few settlements on the route, you will go uphill on a route full of boulders before arriving in Tengboche. The place is famous for the biggest monastery in the Khumbu region. Overnight at Tengboche.

Today, the trail leads you through a juniper forest until you reach a rocky stream. As you cross the bridge over the stream, you will ascend over a stony path where you can see mountain shrubs. You will cross few Sherpa settlements before arriving in Dingboche. You will spend two

Soon after you leave Dingboche, you will reach on a flat terrain and the route through the pasture leads you to Thukla while enjoying the Mountain View. You will stop for drinks there before going uphill to Thukla Pass. At Thukla, there are numerous monuments built in memory of the climbers who lost their lives in the mountains. Thukla Pass definitely offers you an amazing view. Then, a rocky path alongside Khumbu glacier leads you to today’s destination Lobuche.

Today, your dream comes true that you will be on the lap of the world’s tallest mountain-Mount Everest. After the breakfast, you will continue walking on a path full of boulders passing through Gorakshep. After a while, you will arrive in the base camp of the Mount Everest Express your victory decently the way you like to. You will return to Gorakshep for the overnight stay.

You should get prepared with warm clothes since you are climbing to the highest altitude of the whole trek today. Kalapatthar is one of the most popular viewpoints in the Everest region. After a steep climb, you will be rewarded with the majestic view of Mount Everest and other mountains in the rising sun. After quenching your eyes with the glittering Mountain view, you will descend to Gorakshep. After breakfast, you will trek down to Periche where you halt for the day.

After breakfast, you will start the day. The trail descends through a pasture with mountain shrub where you can see the picturesque view of grazing yaks. You will cross few settlements including Pangboche, Tengboche while enjoying the mountain views and pine forest before arriving in the lively Namche Bazar.

Today is the final day of your trek. As you leave Namche, the trail leads you downhill to the Hillary suspension bridge through a pine forest. After crossing a few Sherpa settlements while enjoying the natural beauty of the area, you will arrive in Lukla. Your porter will bid farewell to you today evening. If you feel you are still energetic enough, you can roam around Lukla in the evening.

Get ready after early breakfast today for your flight back to Kathmandu. You will be transferred to your hotel upon your arrival in Kathmandu. You will bid farewell to your guide today when you arrive at the hotel.

Today is the last day of your Nepal trip for this time unless you extend your Nepal trip. Our representative will drop you at the Tribhuwan International Airport for your final departure.

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