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Everest Base Camp Trek 9 Days

Everest Base Camp Trek 9 Days

  • Destination
  • Region
  • Duration
    09 Days
  • Group Size
  • Max Height
  • Activity
    Helicopter Tour
  • Grade
  • Accomodation
    Hotel/Tea House
  • Best Season
    Sep-Nov & Mar-May
  • Start / End Point
    Lukla to Lukla
  • Meals Included
  • Transportation
    Both way Flight
  • Activity Per Day
    2-3 Hour Flight

Trip Overview

Everest Base Camp Trek 9 Days is a short and exciting adventure that leads right on the foot and beneath world number Mt. Everest picturesque base camp, where you will be surrounded by towering giant peaks.

A great scenic and cultural adventure where the walk takes you around beautiful Sherpa villages festooned with the ancient heritage of Buddhism religion and colorful culture that you can witness nearly every day on this Everest base camp trek in 9 days.

Everet Base Camp Trek 9 Days itinerary is designed for those who have a short duration for Everest base camp trip in Nepal and it is also possible to cover all beautiful scenery and activities in 9 days. The 9 days Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek would be a great experience of Himalayas hiking and a suitable trip for those who have limits in Nepal.

A dream of getting close to the world’s tallest peak Mt. Everest, where this adventure allows you to enjoy the closest views of Mt. Everest with other giant mountains.

Explore & Discover the legendary mountains and Himalayas

Starting with a super swift flight from the capital Kathmandu to reach at Lukla the gateway town to Everest base camp and other higher scenic destinations around the Khumbu area in the shade of Mt. Everest. From Lukla walk leads through many nice Sherpa villages Ghat, Phakding, and Monjo to enter Sagarmatha National Park, listed as a UNESCO world heritage site due to its high location with the world-famous and tallest mountain range.

Sagarmatha is a name for Everest in Nepal, while native Sherpa calls Chomolungma of Tibetan origin means Great Mother in both languages, from here into the beautiful cool forest of tall rhododendron and pine trees. The adventure takes you uphill to Namche Bazaar, the main hub of Khumbu almost the size of a town with many facilities for visitors as well as for local villagers where once a week Saturday market takes place.

In Namche spending extra days for acclimatization as precautionary measures against high altitude sickness or AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness), after a refreshing time in Namche adventure continues heading towards our main destination.

Largest Buddhist Tengboche Monastery & Authentic Sherpa Villages

Walk on a scenic trail with the climb to beautiful Tengboche and its famous monastery tucked on a high ridge, amidst lovely alpine woodland facing an array of snow-capped peaks that surrounds this magnificent spot with grand views of Everest and majestic Amadablam.

After Tengboche walk leads into open and well-exposed high terrain with sparse vegetation as the climb takes you closer to upper Khumbu valley towards Everest base camp. As the walk continues on the main trail spending overnights in a nice settlement at Dingboche and Lobuche and then reaching our main goal and highlight of the adventure at Mt. Everest at base camp.

The world’s Dynamic Adventure Destination

Enjoy fantastic stupendous views of a huge mountain and arctic-like landscapes covered in massive Khumbu glaciers and with notorious Ice-Fall after a glorious scenery and awesome experience walk lead to the next adventure on top Kalapathar.

A rocky hilltop and the highest spot of the journey at 5, 643 m, facing mind-blowing scenery of tall peaks that surround you with the closest views of Mt. Everest, enjoying marvelous moments descend to Gorakshep.

At Gorakshep board a helicopter for an exciting scenic flight to Kathmandu, after completing a great overwhelming adventure and glorious experience on the Everest base camp trek of 9 days.

Highlights of the 9 Days Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek:

  • Scenic adventure in a short time to world number one Mt. Everest base camp.
  • Exciting views throughout the trek in the harmony of colorful Sherpa culture.
  • Green lush vegetation and tall tree lines to the arid and barren arctic landscape.
  • Enjoy dramatic views from the Kalapathar (5545m) viewpoint with Mt. Everest at a close distance.
  • Within world heritage sites Sagarmatha National Park is enriched with flora/fauna.

Trek at a Glance: 

Mode of Trekking:  Accommodation in the best local lodge available

Trek Grade: Moderate to Adventurous walks.

Highest Altitude: On top Kalapathar 5,643 m / 18,514 feet and Everest Base Camp at 5,364 m & 17, 598 feet high.

Trekking Region: Nepal North Mid-East around Khumbu / Everest region.

Trekking Duration: 08 Nights / 09 Days (Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu).

Short Outline Itinerary:

Day 01: Fly to Lukla 2,820 m from Kathmandu trek to Phakding 2,645 m – 04 hrs.

Day 02: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m – 06 hrs.

Day 03: At Namche for acclimatization and a short scenic hike to the viewpoint.

Day 04: Trek to Tengboche 3,867 m – 05 hrs.

Day 05: Trek to Dingboche 4,340 m – 05 hrs.

Day 06: At Dingboche rest day for an acclimatization hike.

Day 07: Trek to Lobuche 4,960 m – 05 hrs.

Day 08: To Mt. Everest Base Camp 5,380 m via Gorakshep 5,180 m -06 hrs.

Day 09: Climb Kalapathar 5,643 m / 18,514 feet and then fly in a Helicopter
to Kathmandu from Gorakshep.

When is the best time to trek to Everest BC ?

Nearly all months of the year-round for Everest base camp 9 days trekking, except summer during monsoon wet rainy times, where dark clouds and much rain obstructs the views and with muddy trails. The best time is from March to May and September to early December months during the spring and autumn/fall to early winter seasons.

Most days are fine and clear with longer sunlight hours, however cold morning and late afternoon till night time, with chances of rain and snow sometimes. The next best season is during early autumn/fall till mid-winter, days are clear for views and walks, but very cold morning and night times with a clear bright starry night sky. Chances of snowfall sometimes around high altitudes.

Details Itinerary

As per scheduled flight time for Lukla in the morning, transfer to Kathmandu domestic airport terminal, as the plane makes landing at Lukla airport. On arrival at Lukla town, walk beings through nice Sherpa farm villages adorned with Buddhist Mani (prayer) monuments with large spinning prayer wheels.

Walk follows above Dudh Kosi River to reach at Phakding for an overnight stop with time for afternoon tea and dinner in this lovely village.

Morning on a nice trail with short up and down cross over Dudh Kosi on the suspension bridge to reach Monjo village, then enter Sagarmatha National Park with views of Tharmasarku peaks. Sagarmatha National Park starts from here, the park listed in world heritage sites, from the park entrance cross over Dudh Kosi River to Jorsalle, the last village before Namche Bazaar.

After a refreshing lunch stop, walk on the riverside and from the last high bridge climb starts to Namche Bazaar for two overnight stops.

Free day for acclimatization at Namche Bazaar, where once a week Saturday market takes place, hence the name bazaar, on this spare day enjoy a short hike for grand views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, and Amadablam with an array of peaks.

At Namche visit an interesting museum with an option for a hike to Everest View Hotel (the first luxury hotel around the Khumbu area), perched on a high hill above Namche Bazaar. Namche with many facilities from stocked shops, stores, and banks with international standard hotels and restaurants.

After a pleasant stop at Namche continue the trek on a scenic trail facing views of Everest with an array of peaks, as walk head down to Imjatse River at PhunkiTenga, after lunch few hours climbs into a forest of pine, juniper, and rhododendron trees to reach at Tengboche monastery.

At Tengboche enjoy views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, and Amadablam with a chain of snow peaks, check into a lodge and enjoy a short tour of the monastery enriched with great Buddhism religion and interesting Sherpa culture.

At the Morning enjoy super views of Everest and Amadablam within close distance, walk downhill within a lovely forest and cross a bridge.

From here on green vegetation and tree lines fades, as the route leads up to Pangboche, the last permanent village on route Everest base camp. From Pangboche short climb to Somare for a possible lunch stop, and an afternoon walk on the windy landscape to enter the scenic Imjatse valley where Dingboche located our overnight stop.

Another rest day to support acclimatization on this beautiful scenic spot, Dingboche a large settlement located right beneath the towering North Face of Amadablam with views of Lhotse, Nuptse, and Island Peak a popular and stunning-looking trekking peak. Morning short hike up to Nakarjung Hill, for super views of surrounding high mountains with Mt. Makalu in the east direction.

After Dingboche, morning climb to a hilltop lined with Buddhist prayer monuments, from here walks on gradual uphill to reach at Thugla, a place with a few small lodges and shops. Khumbu glacier melts into a raging river near Thugla, having lunch stop continue with a steep climb for an hour or less to reach Thugla pass, with many stone memorials of unfortunate climbers who died on Mt. Everest and other high mountains around the high Khumbu region.

From here an hour slow walk to Lobuche for an overnight stop facing views of Nuptse and Lobuche peak, a place with some nice lodges.

From here towards our major highlight of the adventure, a morning walk on a high trail and with climb above Khumbu glacier. After hours a good morning walk reaches Gorakshep Located on a large sandy field on route to Everest base camp and high Kalapathar Hilltop, from here follow a vague path through moraine and glacier to reach at Everest base camp. Enjoy a great moment of a lifetime experience within dramatic scenery of the mountainous landscape of ice and glaciers, standing beneath Nuptse, Lhotse, and Everest. After a marvelous time at Everest base camp, return walk to Gorakshep for an overnight stop

Our last and final day of the adventure starts early morning with a steep climb uphill on top of rocky Kalapathar hill, the highest point of the adventure at above 5, 643 m (earlier recorded 5, 545 m high, but the latest measurement shows the present height).

From Kalapathar top enjoy amazing views of the high mountain range with close views of Mt. Pumori and Mt. Everest at a closet distance, after a mind-blowing scenery of giant peaks descends to Gorakshep.

Enjoy breakfast at Gorakshep in the backdrop of high snow peaks with Everest, and then board a chopper for a panoramic flight back to Kathmandu. On arrival at Kathmandu domestic air-terminal short transfer to your hotels, after a wonderful adventure on Everest base camp 9 days trek.

  • All ground transportations.
  • Meals During Trek:  (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner).
  • Three-night hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Three cups of tea during the trek.
  • Everest National Park Permit.
  • Khumbu Rural Municipality Entrance Ticket.
  • Domestic Flight Ticket From Kathmandu to Lukla
  • Helicopter flight from Gorakshep to Kathmandu.
  • Good Accommodation on the trek.
  • Fresh fruit during the trek
  • NHTE’S Dawn jacket, sleeping bag & duffle bag.
  • An experienced, expert, helpful and friendly Guide and Their well-paid Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation, and Insurance for the Guide.
  • One porter for two clients (included Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation, and Insurance)
  • Adventure Certificate: NHT provides Adventure Certificate.
  • An arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Medical kit bag.
  • Farewell dinner.

Cost Excludes:

  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport – Katmandu).
  • Your Travel and rescue insurance.
  • International airfare and airport departure tax.
  • All the Food in Kathmandu. Also in the case of early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled Itinerary.
  • All the expenses in mountain over than scheduled itinerary (due to strike, delay, or canceled flight)
  • Extra night Hotel in Kathmandu if arrive early or late departure than scheduled Itinerary.
  • All the Bar bills and personal expenses (phone call, laundry service, battery recharge, a bottle of water, hot water, shower.
  • Tips for the guide and porter.

Everest Base Camp Trek 9 Days Map

Everest Base Camp Trek 9 Days


Cost & Date


Departure Date Duration Availability Cost Booking
15/10/2022 9 Days Available USD 2299 Per Person
25/11/2022 9 Available USD 2299 Per Person
15/11/2022 Available USD Per Person

Client Reviews

Ak Pk boss
Ak Pk boss
We completed the Everest Base Camp trek with Anjan from Nepal High Trek and Expedition, in May. It was incredibly beautiful and very well organised. Anjan took care of everything from airport transfers to accommodation and food. Anjan even helped us organise a little side trip to Pokhara at the end of our stay. The advantage of trekking with Nepal High Trek and Expedition is that you go with your own private group, you trek at your own pace and you get an amazing experience at a great cost (much cheaper than the big trekking companies). I highly recommend Anjan and Nepal high trek and expedition. I will be back to trek with Anjan again in the future.
Christian Pirotte
Christian Pirotte
Anjan and Pawan orchestrated a life changing trip. From beginning to end, they had a handle on all the logistics, even with the monsoon season continuously complicating travel. Pawan was extremely accommodating and managed the pace of our trek to make it as painless as possible. Anjan was fantastic at communicating, punctual, and extraordinarily personable. I highly recommend Nepal High Trek--Pawan and Anjan will ensure a memorable trip.
Manju Gurung
Manju Gurung
The Nepal High Trek is One of the best Trekking Agency in Nepal. When I search best local Trekking Company I found Nepal High Trek and i directly contact. they are fully support and Best deal with me. Excellent guide and wonderful trip in Annapurna Base Camp Trek.
Nepal High Trek & Expedition Pvt. Ltd.
Nepal High Trek & Expedition Pvt. Ltd.
One of the best and trustworthy agency in Nepal. If you are looking for trip to Nepal in near the future let's choose a local professional Nepal High Trek Team.
Oliver Simon
Oliver Simon
My first trek in Nepal was great, all thanks to Mr. Anjan. Nepal High Trek & Expedition provided a good rate, comprehensive package and good company by Mr. Anjan himself! Throughout the trek, my friend and I felt very safe, thanks to his professionalism and knowledge about the terrain, the mountains, and the region. There was never a point where we felt that anything was amiss and it was wonderful. I liked that everything was provided for in your package price – from airport transfer, accommodation to daily meals and even toilet roll! It makes things so much easier this way and you can hike in peace without any worries. He also provided trekking poles which helped a lot. Mr. Anjan was knowledgeable about the mountains and where we were going. He kept the pace slow and steady as we gained altitude. Our porter that accompanied us was good company as well and so strong, carrying our heavy bags over the rocky terrain. Mr. Anjan also made sure that we were well looked after each day, settling our meals and making sure we had blankets to tide us through the cold nights! All your needs are taken care of. If you are going on a trek to Nepal, I highly recommend Mr. Anjan and his company. You’ll surely be in for a fantastic time. Cheers! Name: Audrey NG
Robbin Leonel
Robbin Leonel
Especially a lot of thanks to Nepal High Trek & Expedition as organized a wonderful and experience guide for Everest Base Camp Tour in April 2018. Our trip of a lifetime was made even more special after meeting our amazing guide and Nepal High Trek & Expedition. We could not have asked for a better guide than Pawan. He looked after us every step of the way, organizing every aspect of the trek. His friendly, positive attitude totally made the trek for us all. Would not want to do a hike with anyone else.
Kerraynn Hayes
Kerraynn Hayes
In 20118 completed the Annapurna Circuit Trek walk over about 21 days with two friends (we are all over 50 years old) and with Anjan as our guide. As a professional tour guide in Australia, I know how hard it is to make such a trip work and I recommend him without reservation. We had the best time of our lives and throughout the walk, Anjan was a complete professional making it one of the most carefree holiday of my life. Apart from being a great and friendly source of information on the country and its people, he smoothed out all the little problems that come up on this kind of adventure. Thanks so much, Anjan and Nepal High Trek & Expedition Team.
Oliver Jones
Oliver Jones
It was the first time I visited Nepal with my mother and the experience was enthralling. The Nepal High Trek team has arranged every accommodation possible to make sure my old mother does not feel exhausted. During the trek to Annapurna Base Camp, I was able to explore the ravishing beauty of Nepal. Looking forward to plan my next trip with them.

Vanda Gooley

Australia, NSW

In 2010, my son, husband and I did the Langtang Valley Trek with Anjan as our amazing guide. His knowledge of the area was extensive, including walking expectations, weather and terrain conditions, and the best places to stop, rest, eat and sleep. So much so, that other Trekkers called on his advice despite having their own guides. He was a very acknowledges an expert mountain guide. On the trek, Anjan was nurturing, fun and extremely amicable with everyone. He had a very endearing personality, and over the two-week trek, he became a member of our family. I highly recommend Anjan to anybody considering undertaking any trek in Nepal.

Robert Francisco

USA, California

I have done 3 treks with Anjan and Nepal High Trek & Expedition Langtang gosainkund Trek, Everest Base Camp Trek and Island peak climbing and Annapurna circuit Trekking 5 years before in Nepal. That’s was wonderful and lifetime trip in my life. Due to weather conditions, we had to change our plans and return to Besi chair and then do the Annapurna Base Camp with a few extra places along the way. My guide was Anjan and he was so helpful. When our itinerary had to change he was helpful, suggested other options and did what he could to make the best of a situation beyond all human control. Anjan is very proud of his country and willing to share all his knowledge and experience with his clients. Nepal High Trek & Expedition is trustworthy, takes all responsibility and all problems The staff at Nepal High Trek are very helpful and willing to help you with any information or anything else you may need. I would highly recommend this agency as they are professional, competent and helpful! I will definitely be back and trekking with them in the future.

Rajan Riv Turck

German, Munich

Ghorepani poon hill trek “Lieber Anjan, das Trekking mit dir war super! Es hat uns sehr viel Spaß gemacht! Die Kombination aus Abenteuer, Natur und Wandern ist ideal zum Abschalten! Du bist ein großartiger Führer!!!”

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