12 Days Budget Everest Base Camp Trek
- Trip Duration12 Days
- Trip Grade Moderate to Strenuous
- Max. Altitude 5364m
- Starts at Kathmandu
- Ends at Kathmandu
- Trip Type Trekking
- Accommodation Teahouse Lodge
- Transport Drive and Flight
- Explore Khumbu Region in a better way
- Create magnificent memories in the Himalayas
- Check out flora and fauna of the Sagarmatha National Park
- Beautiful scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla
12 Days Budget Everest Base Camp Trek, Itinerary, Map, Cost
12 Days Budget Everest Base Camp Trek is an incredible trekking option for travelers who want to trek the Everest Region in a tighter budget. Budget Everest Base Camp Trek Package, Cost, Itinerary lasts for about 12 days. Starting the EBC Budget Trek from Kathmandu Airport with a beautiful scenic flight to Lukla, the journey to the Everest Base Camp continues. After the landing, you need to wear your trekking gear and other important accessories, and head towards Phakding.
Everest Base Camp Budget Trek 12 Days is your ideal trek to explore the most captivating and exquisite views of the Khumbu Region. It is a Everest trek at low cost but of real best quality. This can be the best experience of your life. During the 12 days Budget Trek, you get to interact with the local Sherpa people. Trekking to Everest Base Camp is not only about walking and walking. You get to explore the flora and fauna of the Sagarmatha National Park which is a world heritage site in the Himalayas.
No matter how hard the Everest Base Camp Trek actually is, there are various amazing things that charge you up to explore and trek more. You get to see the big monasteries that are believed to have existed for a long time. Making things better, 12 Days Budget EBC Trek is your chance to take a picturesque memory with your friends. Seeing the highest peak of the world from a closer view is a dream of every traveler.
Imagine watching Everest closely. Well, your imagination meets reality. The 12 Days Budget EBC Trek Duration is of daily 7 hours i.e. You need to trek 7 hours each day. The Everest Budget Trek 12 Days is an ideal trek for the people who like adventure surprisingly at a tighter budget. So, Make every moment count and come to Nepal for a magnificent time.
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We take early flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (2886m.). Upon arrival at Lukla, we would be refreshed in one of the hotels and then start our trek to Phakding (2640 m.). We trek following a gentle climb up the mountainside on the left bank of the Dudh Koshi. Nupla (5885m) can be seen in a stone throwing distance on the opposite bank. In the late afternoon, we reach Phakding. Overnight at tea house lodge.
Having breakfast at Phakding, we commence our trek to Namche Bazaar (3440 m.).The trail goes along the right bank of Dudh Koshi. Thamserku is standing majestically skyward on the opposite bank. We then reach Bengar. The trail now climbs from the riverbed on the left bank into the mountain, through a forest to Chumoa. We continue along the trail with many ups and downs; cross a stream, and pass by the tiny village Monjo. We then come to Sagarmatha National Park Service where a park entrance fee is to be deposited. We follow a short walk along the riverbed of this V-shaped valley where the river forks Dudh Koshit to the right Bhote Koshi to the left. Now we begin steep ascent to Namche Bazar. On the way, we would have excellent views of Everest (8848m) and Lhotse (8516m.).Surrounded on three sides by mountain ranges, Namche Bazar (3440m) is a central hub of the area for food, trekking gears and other necessary goods. Overnight at tea house lodge.
Take a rest at Namche Bazaar (3440 m.) for acclimatization. It is considered as an ideal place for acclimatization to the high altitude before heading towards Tyangboche. We go up to Khhumjung monastery. It is a small settlement of Sherpa community. We enjoy the splendid view of Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Nuptse, Lhotse, Tawche, Kwangde and so on from here. While returning to Namche, we would visit Museum just above the town that exhibits Sherpa culture. Overnight at tea house lodge.
Taking breakfast at Namche Bazaar, we would be heading towards Tyangboche (3867 m.). The trail goes ahead leaving a steep cliff that drops down to the Dudh Kosi. In this section too, we would have a panoramic view of the Himalayas such as Ama Dablam (6812m), Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse (7855m) and Tawoche (6501m). We would visit Trashinga, Phunki Tenga and reach Tyangboche. Tyangboche offers a good view of sun rise and sun set at Everest and Ama Dablam. Overnight at tea house lodge.
Trek from Tyangboche to Dingboche (4260 m.). Leaving Tyangboche at the backdrop, we descend through a rhododendron forest and enter Deboche. Crossing a suspension bridge at Imja Khola, we head towards Minlinggo and inter Imjatse Valley beneath the mighty peaks of Ama Dablam, Nuptse and Lhotse. We finally come to Dingboche. Overnight at tea house lodge.
Today too, we acclimatize at Dingboche (4260 m.) to be familiar with the local climate. Having breakfast at the teahouse, we go around the village and in the afternoon, we even hike up to Chhukum. It also provides majestic view of Island peak, Ama Dablam, Makalu, Tawoche peak and others. In the late afternoon, we come back to Dingboche and take rest. Overnight at tea house lodge.
It is turn to head towards Lobuche from Dingboche which is situated at a distance of five and half hours normal walk. The onward trail is gentle up to Pheriche village. Along the trail, we would be privileged to have panoramic views of the Mt.Tawache, Ama Dablam, Pokalde (5741m), Kongma-tse (5820m) and the great wall of Nuptse. We would have lunch at Dugla (4595m) and trek to Lobuche. Overnight at tea house lodge.
Having breakfast at Lobuche, we trek to Everest Base Camp via Gorakshep (5140m.). It is the most rewarding section of the trek. Our trail winds up through rocky path and Khumbu glacier. The view of Nuptse, Lho-La and Khumbutse appear at a stone throwing distance. Visit Everest Base Camp and come back to Gorakshep. Overnight at tea house lodge.
Trek from Gorakshep to Kala Patthar (5545m.) and trek to Pheriche (4243m.). Early morning, we get ready to climb Kala Patthar (5545m.) and enjoy the view of sunrise. We would see Mt. Everest, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Lingtren, Mt. Khumbetse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku and many more from Kala Patthar. Himalayan Rescue Association Aid Post is available at Pheriche. Foreign volunteer doctors are there to provide medical treatment. Overnight at tea house lodge.
It is our turn to trek from Tyangboche to Namche Bazaar (3440 m). It takes about six hours to reach Namche Bazaar on the way Tyangboche. En route we will visit traditional villages like Khumjung and Khunde. We will be visiting monastery that has Yeti Scalp. Finally, we come to Namche Bazaar in the late afternoon. Overnight at tea house lodge.
Having breakfast in the teahouse at Namche Bazaar, we trek to Lukla. It is the last day of our trek. Lunch will be served on the way. Upon arrival at Lukla, we would get refreshed and take rest. Overnight at tea house lodge.
We board our early flight from Lukla to Kathmandu. Upon arrival at TIA, we would be received by our representatives and transfer to hotel. In the afternoon.
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- Airport picks up and drops by private car/van/bus.
- Flight Ticket (LUK-KTM-LUK)
- All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks.
- An experienced, helpful and friendly Guide
- Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance for the Guide and Porter.
- Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
- Sagarmatha National park entrance permit and fees.
- Trekker's Information Management System (TIMS) card fees.
- Duffle bag, if necessary.
- All our government taxes, vat, official expenses & service charges
- Full-board meals during the trek (Main course: breakfast, lunch and dinner)
- Porters available at an extra cost (1 porter for 2 peoples).
- Your Travel insurance.
- All the alcoholic and non alcoholic Drinks.
- Sweet things like chocolate.
- Hot shower during the trekking.
- Tipping (expected by guides and porters, but not mandatory)