Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek

Duration: 12 Days
At a Glance
  • Duration 12 Days
  • Trip Grade Moderate
  • Destination Nepal
  • Start/End KTM/KTM
  • Group Size 1-12
  • Max. Altitude 5555

Highlights

  • Luxury accommodations and meals in Phakding and Namche Bazaar with modern amenities and comfortable rooms
  • Exciting helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Lukla with stunning views of the Himalayas
  • Explore the diverse flora and fauna of Sagarmatha National Park, home to many rare and endangered species
  • Experience the daily lifestyle of the Sherpas and visit monasteries and stupas in picturesque villages
  • Hike to Hotel Everest View to witness an excellent view of Mt. Everest and other towering peaks
  • Take a breathtaking helicopter flight from Gorekshep returning to Kathmandu
  • Land at Kala Patthar for 5 to 10 minutes to enjoy the views

Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek Overview

Embark on the ultimate adventure of a lifetime with our luxury Everest Base Camp trek. This is no ordinary trek, as you'll be treated to the most opulent accommodations, delicious Nepali cuisine, and the highest level of service. Imagine waking up to stunning panoramic views of the Himalayas. Each day, you'll trek in style, with a team of expert guides and porters to assist you every step of the way. And multiple helicopter flights add a further touch of comfort and luxury to the journey.

Everest region is known for some of the tallest mountains in the world, including Mount Everest. This is a playground for adventure lovers who love to dare themselves and unlock new achievements in their life. Whatever trip you choose in the Everest region in Nepal, it will be a life-changing journey, either it is a one-week trek or the famous EBC trek.

Whenever we talk about adventure, it relates to being uncomfy, tough, and extreme. But with our 12 days luxury Everest Base Camp trek, you can explore the wonders of the Khumbu region (Everest region) in a somewhat comfortable manner. We have designed this very special package to offer our guests the lavish side of the Khumbu region.

You will be flying to Lukla but ditching the overwhelming commercial Kathmandu Lukla flight. You will be spending a couple of nights in Namche Bazaar without compromising on modern amenities. You will be exploring Kala Patthar and Everest Base Camp and the best part; you will not be missing any adventure!

So, here we are introducing you to our luxury Everest trek for 12 days carefully crafted by professionals for travelers who love their freshly brewed morning coffee and cozy mattress even when they are traveling in remote areas. This package has a perfect balance of helicopter flights and trekking. The luxurious Everest trek begins from Kathmandu and takes you to Kala Patthar at 5,545 meters.

The luxurious Everest trek package also includes the Everest base camp, whether you are a first-time or an experienced trekker, you can join us on our luxurious Everest trek 2024/2025 departure.

Experience the ultimate luxury at the top of the world with our Everest trek 12 days package, where every step is a pampered one!

Major attractions of luxury Everest trek 12 days in Nepal

Travel in the Khumbu region in comfort and style

This luxurious Everest trek package will let you relish the best accommodation and meals the Khumbu region has to offer. We will book you a luxury lodge in Phakding, Namche Bazaar and best available in other villages. Amidst the remote hills and lush forests, you will enjoy contemporary architecture that is made to offer comfort and pristine night stays to travelers.

The rooms will be spacious, with a private washroom and many amenities in luxury lodges. Likewise, the meals will be made with the finest selection of ingredients. You will have the option to choose from Nepali cuisine to Indian, Chinese, and Western dishes. And you are free to buy additional snacks and drinks (not covered in the package cost) as you wish.

Helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Lukla

Experience the thrill of hovering above the clouds as you depart from the bustling city of Kathmandu, and soar over lush valleys, quaint villages, and snow-capped peaks. The comfortable and spacious helicopter cabin ensures a smooth and enjoyable ride, allowing you to relax and take in the panoramic vistas around you.

Throughout the flight, you will be mesmerized by the stunning views of the Himalayas, including the majestic Mount Everest and other towering peaks of the Khumbu region. This helicopter flight lets you ditch the overwhelming commercial Kathmandu - Lukla flight and rather lets you fly with no stress.

Come across the diverse flora and fauna of Sagarmatha National Park

Sagarmatha National Park boasts rich biodiversity. As you explore the park's trails, you will come across a variety of plant species, ranging from alpine meadows to dense forests of rhododendron, birch, juniper, and fir. The park is also home to a wide range of wildlife, including the elusive snow leopard, Himalayan black bear, musk deer, and red panda. Birdwatchers will be delighted to spot rare species such as the Himalayan monal, impeyan pheasant, and yellow-billed chough.

Explore picturesque Sherpa villages and get to see their lifestyle

During the trek, you will stay overnight in Phakding, Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche, Lobuche and Gorekshep. Likewise, the trail passes through many other small settlements. With adventure, you will have a glimpse of the daily lifestyle of the mountain people, including Sherpas. The villages offer you stunning scenery along with the culture and traditions of the locals. You will explore monasteries and stupas.

Hike to Hotel Everest View and explore the iconic Namche Bazaar

The hike to Hotel Everest View begins from Namche Bazaar. The trail winds through lush forests, across suspension bridges, and up steep hills, offering trekkers a chance to experience the region's rugged beauty up close. After a few hours of hiking, trekkers arrive at Hotel Everest View, from where you will get to see an excellent view of Everest (8,849 m).

The hike also offers an outstanding view of Mt. Thamserku (6,608 m), Kongde Ri (6,187 m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Nuptse (7,61 m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6,812 m), etc. You also have the option to continue the hike to Khumjung Monastery. It is one of the oldest monasteries in the Khumbu region and houses a scalp of yeti.

After you return to Namche Bazaar, you can spend the remaining day exploring the Sherpa Culture Museum and Everest Photo Gallery. Visit local shops, cafes, and restaurants.

Itinerary

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Our team will welcome you at the Tribhuvan International Airport. You can meet them at the terminal waiting area. They will carry your nameplate or the company banner, so you can easily find them. We use a private vehicle for hotel transfers.

As we have pre-booked the hotel for you, they will be ready to welcome you and shift you to your room right away. Spend the remaining day relaxing and meet us in the late evening for a welcome dinner.

  • Accommodation4 Star hotel
  • Max. Altitude1345

Early in the morning, we will fly to Lukla airport. Your trek guide will pick you up from the hotel at the given time. After completing the airport protocols, we will take a breathtaking 45 minutes flight to Lukla, the starting point of our journey. The flight will offer stunning aerial views of the Himalayas, lush green hills, rivers, and valleys.

Upon landing at Lukla, porters will join the group. It is a short and leisurely walk from Lukla to Phakding village. The trail descends through lush forests, following the Dudh Kosi River. On the way, we will trek past small villages and cross many suspension bridges. The highlight of the day is the striking view of Mt. Khumbila and Kongde RI. Overnight at a luxurious lodge at the end of the day gives a perfect end.

  • MealsB, L, D
  • AccommodationLuxury Lodge
  • Max. Altitude2610

From Phakding village, our next stop is the iconic Namche Bazaar. The trail goes along the northern bank of the

We have a long and adventurous day ahead of us today. We will be trekking to the famous Namche Bazaar. Leaving Phakding early after a warm breakfast, follow the lead of your guide. The trail today ascends and descends through lush rhododendron and magnolia forests. We will come across lovely waterfalls, streams, and remote settlements along the way.

There is a police check post right outside Monjo village where we register our permits before continuing further. While trekking, we get a chance to have a glimpse of the daily life of the locals. The final ascent to Namche Bazaar is steep, and the trail gets rugged.

  • MealsB, L, D
  • AccommodationLuxury Lodge
  • Max. Altitude3440

Namche Bazaar is the tourist hub of the Khumbu region with many modern services like ATMs, cafes, museums, shops, etc. Before we continue our journey further, it is crucial to acclimatize at this elevation to avoid any risk of altitude sickness later on.

In the morning, we will hike to the Hotel Everest View. It is one the highest luxury hotels in the world, situated at 13,000 ft from sea level. The hike to the hotel is a bit trodden, but the constant views of Mt. Thamserku, Kongde Ri, Chamlang, etc make the walk fantastic.

Upon reaching the hotel, we will get to see the first view of Mt. Everest, along with Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, and Mt. Ama Dablam. After spending some time here, return to Namche Bazaar. On the way, stop at Everest Photo Gallery and Sherpa Culture Museum.

  • MealsB, L, D
  • AccommodationLuxury Lodge
  • Max. Altitude3440

The trail descends to Phunki Thanka. Walking alongside the foothills, we may pass by donkeys and yaks carrying goods on the way. The trail then steeply ascends through rhododendron forest to Tengboche village. The trail is scenic. You get to witness a panorama of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Pumori, Thamserku, Ama Dablam, and many other mountains while trekking.

  • MealsB, L, D
  • AccommodationBest Available lodge
  • Max. Altitude3860

After breakfast, we first trek and reach Pangboche village. Further, trekking along with lush alpine forests and rhododendron trees, we see the treeline diminishing. Walking by shrubs, we pass by farming fields and soon reach Dingboche village for the night's stay.

  • MealsB, L, D
  • AccommodationBest Available lodge
  • Max. Altitude4410

We spend another acclimatization day in Dingboche. In the morning, we hike to Nagarjun hill, a ridge above Dingboche village that offers sick views of the snow-capped mountains. Views of Ama Dablam and Island Peak are especially outstanding.

  • MealsB, L, D
  • AccommodationBest Available lodge
  • Max. Altitude4410

The trekking experience from Dingboche onwards is quite different. The trail gets a lot steeper and rugged with bare hills & prominent views of the majestic Himalayan mountains.

We walk on the steep terminal moraine of Khumbu Glacier and reach Thukla. The trail then passes by the memorials and Sherpa guides who lost their lives while pushing towards Everest top. We further ascend to Lobuche village.

  • MealsB, L, D
  • AccommodationBest Available lodge
  • Max. Altitude4910

Following the footsteps of our trek leader, we begin trekking towards the lap of Mt. Everest today. First, we walk by Gorak Shep. The trail is rough and rocky.

We can see the Khumbu Icefall beyond the Khumbu Glacier upon reaching the Everest base camp. After spending time at the base camp, we descend to Gorak Shep to sleep in a lodge comfortably.

  • MealsB, L, D
  • AccommodationBest Available lodge
  • Max. Altitude5364

Today, early in the morning, we will hike to Kalapattar to see the sunrise view over the Himalayas and hike down to Gorekshep to have hot breakfast.

We them ride Helicopter to fly back to Kathmandu, we will return to Lukla. The helicopter flight will be comfortable. We will land at Lukla for 15 minutes to refuel the chopper and fly back to Kathmandu. Our guide will drop you at the hotel.

  • MealsB
  • Accommodation4 Star Hotel
  • Max. Altitude5555

We don't want to rush you. So, we have kept one full day free in Kathmandu. You can relax, visit a spa, taste Nepali delicacies, go shopping, etc. If you want, we can arrange a guided sightseeing tour of Bhaktapur and Patan. If not, take your time to visit the nearby Garden of Dreams and Narayanhiti Palace. In the late evening, we will meet for a farewell dinner.

  • MealsB
  • Accommodation4 Star Hotel

The luxurious Everest trek in Nepal comes to an end. On this day, you will fly back to your home. Our guide will be at your service to drop you at the Tribhuvan International Airport. Hope you had a good time with us.

  • MealsB

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Inclusions

  • Airport transfers (international and domestic)
  • 3 nights’ Accommodation in Kathmandu at 4 star hotels with breakfast
  • 3 meals a day during the trek with hot tea/coffee
  • Sagarmatha national park entry permits and TIMS permit
  • Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality fees
  • Three nights Luxury hotel accommodation (1 night in Phakding & 2 night in Namche)
  • Five nights best available lodges accommodation (1 night in Tengboche/Dibuche, 2 night in Dingboche, 1 night in Lobuche and 1 night in Gorekshep)
  • Guide and required number of porters (1 porter for every two trekkers)
  • Helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (on share basis)
  • Helicopter flight from Gorekshep to Kathmandu (on share basis)

Exclusions

  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • Travel insurance (compulsory)
  • Meals (Lunch and dinner) while you are in Kathmandu
  • Your personnel expenses/shopping
  • All the alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
  • Sweet things like chocolate bars and bar bills
  • Internet, telephone, and laundry
  • International airfare
  • Tips for the guide and staff
  • Anything not mentioned in the included section

Essential Info

Luxurious Everest Base Camp trek Trek preparation

To prepare for a luxurious Everest Base Camp trek, we recommend regular long walks. This will be enough to make you ready for the trek. In addition, you can do activities like jogging, running, cycling, day hiking, and swimming. These activities help build stamina and endurance, which is a plus point for the trek. If you already go to the gym, add cardio to your routine.

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