Are you thinking about trekking in the Everest region in Nepal? Are you searching for the Everest Base Camp Trek 15 Days itinerary?
Getting Involved in an adventurous trek and taking your body to an altitude of 5545m is the achievement of a lifetime. This 15 Day Everest Base Camp trek takes you into the highlands of the Everest region, where you will to experience the fascinating Sherpa villages, Sagarmatha National Park, Namche Bazaar and the huge viewing platform of Kala Patthar.
During the 15 Days Everest Base Camp Trek you will get to visit see high altitude Himalayan interior, spectacular rhododendron and pine forests and come close to four of the world’s highest mountains; Mt. Cho-Oyu, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Lhotse and Mt. Everest.
This 15 Days Trek to the Everest Base Camp is the perfect option for trekkers who want to traverse the Everest region in a short period of time. If you wish to trek in a more comfortable time period, then we have other Everest Base Camp Trekking Packages, including Everest High Valley Trek 21 Days and Gokyo Lake and Cho La Pass 18 Days.
Day 1: Arrive Kathmandu
Our support team will pick you up at the airport, then take you to your hotel. The rest of the day is reserved for rest.
Day 2: Sightseeing tour Kathmandu Valley
The second day of your 15 Days Everest Base Camp Trek starts with a tour to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Kathmandu Valley. You will visit Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath and other historic sights of Patan. These historical sites exhibit the ancient cultures, arts and crafts of Nepali people.
Day 3: Flight to Lukla & trek to Phakding [2,656m]
You will enjoy an awe inspiring 30-minute flight to Lukla airport. Lukla is a cliff hanging airport in the Khumbu region, from where the real trekking adventure begins. From Lukla airport, climb up to the Dudh Koshi Valley to Phakding to spend the night.
Day 4: Trek to Namche [3,450m]
From Phakding, you will walk to Monjo along the round river. After crossing it several times on the high suspension bridge, you reach Monjo, which is the entry point to Sagarmatha National Park. Then, you will ascend along a steep trail until you reach Namche, where you spend the night.
Day 5: Rest day in Namche
Namche is the major trading village in Khumbu and is home to a busy market. It is also a meeting spot for the Tibetan and the Hindu traders. The fifth day of your 15 days Everest Base Camp Trek is a rest day for acclimatization and exploration. You can also enjoy strolling around the market and picking up souvenirs.
Day 6: Trek to Debuche [3,770m]
Today’s trek will comprise the popular descent to the Dudh-Koshi River and the equally popular ascent along the rhododendron woods to Tengboche.
After hours of hiking you will reach Phunki Tenga, where you have lunch before you continue to climb up to Tengboche. On this climb you will pass through rhododendron trees and witness superb mountain scenery.
Pay a visit to the Tengboche monastery, then climb down through a forest and reach Dubeche to spend the night.
Day 7: Trek to Pheriche [4,252m]
You continue climbing down through a forest and reach to village of Pangboche. Pangboche village rewards you with remarkable views of mountains, Gompa, mani walls and triangular pine trees. After soaking up the spectacular view, you walk two more hours to reach Pheriche to spend the night.
Day 8: Rest day in Pheriche
The eighth day of your 15 Days Everest Base Camp Trek is a day for rest and acclimatization. You can roam around the valley to check out a lake, the perpendicular walls of Cholastse, and the Tshola Tsho. You can also climb up to the ridge to observe the beautiful view of the Imja Valley and the incredible south face of Mt Lhotse.
Day 9: Trek to Lobuche [4,930m]
Leaving Pheriche, you Continue to walk along the wide valley beneath the imposing Cholatse and Tawache peaks. You then make a right turn and ascend towards the foot of the Khumbu Glacier. Have lunch at Dugla and climb slowly along the glacier until you reach Lobuche.
Day 10: Trek to Gorak Shep [5,184m], Visit Everest Base Camp [5,357m]
This 10th day of your 15 Days Everest Base Camp Trek is the Everest Base Camp visit day. Get up early in the morning and head towards the Everest Base Camp via Gorak Shep. On this route you will get to experience stunning ice summits and deadly crevasses.
Day 11: Early morning climb Kala Patthar [5,545m] and Trek back to Pheriche [4,252m]
A very early trek is essential to reach the Kala Patthar (5,545m). The trail leading to Kala Patthar is steep, so you make a careful and slow ascent to the top. The sight from the top of Kala Patthar is one of the best views of the mighty Everest. You will have a good opportunity soak up the views before walking back to your camp at Gorak Shep. here you will have lunch and then descend down to Pheriche.
Day 12: Trek to Namche [3,450m]
Today is mostly a downhill trek. You walk along a river before hiking through birch and rhododendron woodland to Tengboche. From Tengboche, you descend down to a bridge over the Dudh Kosi. At Phunki Tenga, you get to experience the water driven prayer wheels, before making your way back to Namche.
Day 13: Trek to Lukla [2,860m]
The thirteenth day of your 15 Days Everest Base Camp Trek follows the Dudh Kosi down to Lukla. This last evening calls for a party. You will have a gathering with your Sherpa guides and porters.
Day 14: Flight to Kathmandu
You pack up early and head to the Lukla airport to catch a flight back to Kathmandu. The rest of your day is free for your leisure.
Day 15: Depart Kathmandu
Your Everest Base Camp 15 Days Trek comes to an end today. For your convenience, our support team will escort you to the airport and you leave Nepal with a new and highly enriched experience.
Asia Horizon Treks and Expedition provides you with an opportunity to enjoy the safest and most highly rated Everest Base Camp 15 Days Trek at the most affordable price.
Cost: USD 1350
Clients insurance and Medical expenses