The Government of Nepal has announced an issue for the flight operation to Lukla. Most of the flights to Lukla will commence from Ramechhap until further notice to avoid the heavy traffic congestion in Kathmandu airport. The airport in Ramechhap is located 130km from Kathmandu (approximately 3-4 hours drive).
Join our Short Everest Base Camp Trek 10 Days and discover Everest in 10 days. You also deserve to travel to Everest Base Camp, even though you don’t have two weeks to spare. We will lead you on a beautiful journey to the base of the tallest mountains in a short time.
This 10 Days Short Everest Base Camp Trek is a perfect opportunity for people with limited time to go on an Everest trekking adventure. Although it’s a Short EBC Trip, you won’t miss anything a two-week trip in the mountains brings you. You’ll encounter the same mountains, the same Sherpa villages and culture, and the same pleasant Everest area. This Short Everest Base Camp Trek continues from the villages of Lukla, which is the craziest height of 2860 meters on a 10-day trek to Mt Everest base camp, at an altitude of 5364 meters.
Short Everest Base Camp Trek route has been planned to meet your needs for a fast adventure holiday. Experience the mystical mountain spells as you walk the famous EBC trekking trail. Immerse yourself in the Sherpa community and lifestyle wonders in the villages you’re walking through and encouraged by the harmony and spirituality in the Himalayan atmosphere. You’ll have a wonderful time riding through the mountains and enjoying the incredible mountains’ arresting beauty. Don’t let yourself enjoy the trekking in mysterious Everest only because you don’t have two weeks to go. Only follow your intuition and sign up for our Short Everest Base Camp Trek, which we also call Short EBC Trek. We’re still here to make your dream vacation in ten days.
Check out our 14 days itinerary for the Everest Base Camp Trek also.
Caution: This Short Everest Base Camp is a 10-day hiking tour that takes you to the base of Mt. Everest 5364 meters in 6 days from Kathmandu. This 10 days Everest Base Camp Trek has no rest or acclimatization days (neither in Namche Bazar nor in Dingboche). That’s why Mountain Hike Nepal request you to examine your physical fitness and get to know the high elevation risk before you book this shortest Everest Base Camp Trek.
Day 01: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2,804m) & trek to Phakding (2,623m), walking 5-6 hrs.
We welcome you in Nepal for the very first day. We fly from Kathmandu domestic airport to Lukla. Witness stunning Himalayan views on your approximately 35-minute flight to Lukla. We’ll introduce you to the porter here at Lukla, and we’ll reach Everest. The trek starts gently along a Dudh Koshi River & along excellent paved footpaths, passing scattered green valley and traditional Phakding villages. It’s about a three-hour walk from Lukla to a nice village of Phakding. Overnight in Phakding
Day 02: Trek from Phakding to Namche bazaar (3,440 m), walking 6/7 hrs.
We enjoy our local breakfast and prepare to begin one of our life’s most unforgettable adventures. Our trek starts with a gentle walk to Monjo, a beautiful settlement in Sherpa and a location where we join the Sagarmatha National Park World Heritage Site. We walk uphill and first see Mt. Everest and Lhoste before entering Namche Bazaar. Namche Bazaar is a pretty big town and considered Khumbu or Everest region’s gateway. It is built on a steep mountain bowl with outstanding Himalayan views with all amenities such as restaurants, banks and shops etc. overnight in Namche’s best available lodge. Overnight in Namche Bazaar
Day 03: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3890m), walking 6/7 hours
After breakfast in Namche Bazaar prepares us today for another day’s trek to Everest Base Camp! Split views of the Himalayas — Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, and Kwangde — are some of the highlights not skipped. A quick drop takes us to the water, and then it’s up the forest pass across the water. Brace your legs for a steady uphill trek at this stage, alternating between a gradual grade and some steep ground! Your destination, Tengboche, is regarded as one of Everest’s most beautiful locations. Its iconic views, like Ama Dablam. We’ll rest at Tengboche monastery, one of Khumbu’s highest. Nourish your soul with a guided tour of the monastery grounds, then chant and pray with the resident Buddhist monks. Overnight in Tengboche
Day 04: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4400m), walking 6/7 hrs
Today’s trek begins with a walk through the rhododendron forest to Debouche, followed by a bridge over the raging Imja Khola River. You pass the valley wall and then cross the plains to Pangboche village, the region’s largest Sherpa settlement. Take the opportunity to visit a typical Sherpa village and have lunch with the locals! The intrepid will risk a brief hike to Pangboche monastery, one of the area’s oldest. Your afternoon trek will be challenging, as the terrain is dry; barren mountains and you walk to Dingboche. Overnight in Dinghoche
Day 05: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4910m), walking 6-7 hrs
From here on, the trek will become more difficult due to the higher altitude. You reach Dungla, but not before a difficult, steep walk up a high hill. Here are the memorial stupas for climbers and trekkers who lost their lives to Everest over the years. The next part of our adventure leads to Lobuche, a small settlement with spectacular views of Mt. Lobuche, Mt. Pumori and the Nuptse. From here on, the trek will become more difficult due to the higher altitude. You reach Dungla, but not before a difficult, steep walk up a high hill. Here are the memorial stupas for climbers and trekkers who lost their lives to Everest over the years. The next part of our adventure leads to Lobuche, a small settlement with spectacular views of Mt. Lobuche, Mt. Pumori and the Nuptse. Get ready to snuggle up for a cold night, as we’re now nearly 3 miles above sea level and the evenings can be chilly! Overnight in Lobuche
Day 06: Trek from Lobuche to Gorkashep and EBC (5380m) to Gorekshep (5180m), walking 7/8 hrs
That’s it! Your big day provides an original, fairly simple trek from Lobuche to Gorekshep. The ensuing straight path to Everest Base Camp is tougher, including rocky dunes and moraine, allowing unconsolidated glacial debris to collect. On the way to our destination, you’ll approach the famed Khumbu Glacier and icefall on Everest slopes. At Base Camp, your target, you’ll have the opportunity (during the spring climbing season) to meet climbers trying to reach the mountain’s summit. Drop your cameras for breathtaking beauty views. As the afternoon sun starts to wane, we head back to Gorekshep for some much-needed rest and relaxation after a grueling, busy day. Overnight in Gorakshep
Day 07: Trek from Gorekshep to Kalapathar (5545m) and Pheriche (4320m), walking 5/6 hrs
You wake to Kalapathar before dawn today (meaning “black rock”) for a fiery, glorious sunrise over Mt. Everest. The first light day illuminates your spectacular view of Nuptse Cholatse and Lhotse. This may be the most appropriate time to snap amazing pictures of Everest and its neighboring peaks. It’s back to Gorekshep for breakfast and down to Pheriche, your accommodation line. As you drop, the pace will be much brisker, and traveling this way is easier. Overnight in Pheriche
Day 08: Trek from Pheriche to Namche (3435m), walking7/8 hrs
The walk from Pheriche back to Tengboche is mostly downhill, although it includes an hour of climbing a slope. We’ll be in Namche late afternoon and off to bed before our last mountain day. Overnight in Namche
Day 09: Trek from Namche to Phadking and Lukla (2850m), walking 6/7 hrs
Last day Short Everest Base Camp Trekking itinerary, This may be the longest day for your body as you walk with full energy on Short EBC Trek Day 8, but your body will follow the inspiration to get back to Lukla as soon as possible, get Hot Shower in our guest house, Organic coffee shop in the Himalayas and connect with your parents and friends to share the adventure of Short EBC Trek with high speed internet connectivity. Overnight in Lukla
Day 10: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu Flight time: 35 min
With your Sherpa porter today, and if you’re pleased with their services, you can give them some gratitude. Then we take the earliest possible flight back to Kathmandu with our good EBC trek completion’s long-lasting memories. We enjoy another 35 minutes flight to Kathmandu taking some thrilling experience. After entering Kathmandu, relax and stay in the hotel. Overnight in Kathmandu
Approximately 90% of trekking to the base of Mt. Everest in Nepal follows the same route as Kathmandu-Phakding-Namche-Tengboche-Dingboche-Lobuche-EBC-Pheriche-Namche-Lukla-Kathmandu and 2 additional days of rest acclimatization in Namche and Dingboche. Spend the night in these prominent camps comes with more opportunities to get room in the peak trekking season in Nepal and villages like Namche and Dingboche offer the best acclimatization trekking trail with breathtaking views of the Himalayas make all trekking companies compete to follow the same itinerary. In addition to this Normal 14-day Everest Base Camp Trek Package, you can skip a few days and complete your dream to be at Everest Base Camp in just 10 days. But, we want to show you the caution of High Altitude Sickness and other possible potentially dangerous incidents at this shortest Everest Base Camp Trek.
While this 10-day itinerary Everest Base Camp Trek has no Rest Days, here we’ve tried our best to acclimatize to make you comfortable and cope with the high Himalayan weather to make you a great success of short Everest Base Camp Trek. When you look closely, the Short Everest Base Camp Trek itinerary has some acclimatization hiking on day 2 and day 4. On Day 2 you’ll hike to Syangboche Airport or Everest View Hotel, while on Day 4 you’ll hike to Nangkartseng Hills certainly not for view but for acclimatization as Short EBC Trek itinerary just after lunch. This little trick and ground experience makes a difference in reaching Mt Everest’s base camp in the shortest possible days.
Athletics fitness isn’t enough to do this 10 Days EBC Trek, High Altitude Awareness is most essential. Mountain Hike Nepal wants to announce here, Short Everest Base Camp Trek’s complete consequence one and only on you. But don’t worry about our team, they all know the high altitude, and plan for any movement and predictable accident. Mountain Hike Nepal has no rights to suggest you are physically fit for Short Everest Base Camp Trek, you can do it easily or neither blah blah nor we promised you to fulfill your wish of reaching Everest Base Camp in the short time.
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Note: For Bhutan and Tibet tours, if you intend to travel directly to those countries, you will pay the balance sum 20 days before your departure date. We reserve the right to cancel your trip if you cannot pay within our agreed period.
We also consider last-minute reservations. You can book a trip to Nepal 7 days before departure. However, last-minute bookings may not be eligible for Bhutan or Tibet.
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But if you have paid more than just the deposit, we would then 20% deduction from the sum and the remainder will be refunded from the initial payment system.
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