Short Everest Base Camp Trek – 10 Days

Join Discover Altitude Treks on a 10-day adventure trekking through the awe-inspiring landscapes of the Himalayas, from the bustling streets of Kathmandu to the iconic Everest Base Camp, immersing yourself in the rich culture of the Sherpa people while marveling at the breathtaking vistas of towering peaks along the way.

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400 meters)
Arrive in Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, and immerse yourself in its vibrant culture and bustling streets. Take time to rest and acclimatize to the altitude.

Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing (1,400 meters)
Explore the cultural heritage sites of Kathmandu Valley, including UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as Swayambhunath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, and Boudhanath Stupa.

Day 3: Flight to Lukla, Trek to Phakding (2,652 meters)
Take an exhilarating flight to Lukla, where your Everest Base Camp adventure begins. Trek to Phakding, a picturesque village along the Dudh Koshi River, passing through scenic landscapes and suspension bridges.

Day 4: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440 meters)
Continue your trek to Namche Bazaar, the bustling hub of the Khumbu region, with its stunning mountain views and vibrant Sherpa culture.

Day 5: Acclimatization Day in Namche Bazaar (3,440 meters)
Acclimatize to the altitude with a rest day in Namche Bazaar. Explore the local markets, visit the Sherpa Museum, or hike to Everest View Hotel for panoramic views of Everest and neighboring peaks.

Day 6: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,870 meters)
Trek through rhododendron forests and across suspension bridges to reach Tengboche, home to the famous Tengboche Monastery, with spectacular views of Everest, Lhotse, and Ama Dablam.

Day 7: Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360 meters)
Continue your trek to Dingboche, a picturesque village nestled beneath towering peaks, with stunning views of Island Peak and Lhotse.

Day 8: Acclimatization Day in Dingboche (4,360 meters)
Another acclimatization day to help your body adjust to the altitude. Take a short hike to Nagarjun Hill or explore the village and interact with local Sherpa communities.

Day 9: Dingboche to Lobuche (4,940 meters)
Trek along the moraine of the Khumbu Glacier, with breathtaking views of Everest, Nuptse, and other peaks, to reach Lobuche, a small settlement nestled in the shadow of the Himalayas.

Day 10: Lobuche to Everest Base Camp (5,364 meters) and Gorak Shep (5,164 meters)
The highlight of your trek as you reach Everest Base Camp, the starting point for Everest expeditions, where you'll be surrounded by towering peaks and glaciers. After soaking in the moment, trek back to Gorak Shep for an overnight stay.

This itinerary provides a well-paced journey to Everest Base Camp, allowing for acclimatization and exploration of the stunning Himalayan landscapes and Sherpa culture along the way.