Trip Duration
17 Days
Start/End Point
Kathmandu/Kathmandu
Maximum Altitude
5,545m.
Trip Difficulty
Moderate to Adventurous
Activity
Trekking with sightseeing
Best Season
Mar-May & Sep-Nov
Per Person US$ 1630

US$ 1590

Overview of Kalapathar Everest Trekking

Kalapathar Everest Trekking is a combination of Everest base camp and Kalapathar trek which let you an amazing experience of the world’s highest mountain vistas. Kalapathar Everest Trek is one of the most rewarding journeys for your adventure holiday in the Himalayas of Nepal.

The Everest region is intelligibly one of the outstanding dreamed destinations for adventure seekers who want to gain Himalayan experiences. Kalapathar Everest trek is a moderate trek that provides a great chance to visit the world’s highest base camp and highest viewpoint of the Everest region.

Kalapathar is a tremendous viewpoint offering 360-degree views of the world’s highest mountains including Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, Pumori, Amadablam, Thamserku, Island Peak, and many other smaller peaks.

Everest Kalapathar Trek offers spectacular snow-capped mountain vistas, lush green Rhododendron forests, Sherpa people and their culture, tradition, primitive lifestyles, and warm hospitality, the world’s biggest glaciers, old Buddhist monasteries, Sagarmatha National Park, flora and fauna, mountain villages and so on.

Kalapathar EBC Trekking is a marvelous adventure combination of beautiful landscapes and mountain scenarios to make this trip so special. Kalapathar Everest trekking is also famous for the vibrant sunrise and sunset views over breathtaking Himalayan vistas. However, the best month to trek Kalapatthar EBC trekking is March-April and September-November.

Highlights of Kalapathar Everest Trekking

  • Awesome views on daily walks towards Everest Base Camp with climb of Kalapathar view point
  • A great combination of scenic walks and exploring traditional Sherpa villages of Buddhist culture
  • Both ways panoramic flights with parallel views of mountain range including Mt. Everest
  • Walking into lovely farm villages with tremendous scenery of mountains and green hills
  • Visiting famous and interesting old monasteries on route within pristine alpine forest surrounding

Kalapathar Everest Trekking Itinerary

At Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport on fresh arrival where you will be warmly received by Life Himalaya Trekking representative and then with transfer to your respective hotels in the hub of Kathmandu city. After refreshment you will meet your  guide and he will brief you on Everest base camp trekking with other related information. At evening you will be welcomed with a welcome dinner in a traditional Nepali restaurant with culture programs.Overnight stay at 3 star rated hotel in Kathmandu.

Car 15m
Accommodation 3*Hotel
Altitude (1,320 m/4,330 ft.

A free day in Kathmandu after your long flight from home countries. Our day starts after having breakfast for sightseeing tour along with a city guide around world’s heritage sites listed in UNESCO in Kathmandu. This includes Pashupatinath, Buddhanath, Swyambhunath (Monkey Temple) and Kathmandu Durbar square. In evening, you will have a briefing and orientation program where your trekking guide will provide you a brief information regarding trip and make a trek preparations for Everest base camp trek. Overnight stay at 3 star rated hotel in Kathmandu.

Accommodation 3*Hotel
Meals B
Altitude 1,320 m/4,330 ft.)

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Our day starts morning with a short and scenic 35 minutes flight to Lukla from Kathmandu after having breakfast. On our way to Lukla, we enjoy breathtaking scenarios of mountains which is about 35 minute’s flight.Our Kalapathar Everest trekking begins when we reach to Lukla. On reaching Lukla and with short refreshment break and introduce you to the porter and crew members. Then our trek begins gently alongside to Dudh Koshi River and passes through excellent paved footpaths, beautiful villages about four hours to reach Phakding. Overnight stay at tea house in Phakding.

Flight 35min/4-5 hrs Walking
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 2,640 m/ 8,661 ft.

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

After a nice morning, walk continues crossing bridges over Dudh Koshi River passing several interesting Sherpa villages of Toc-toc, Bhenkar and Monjo and arrive at Sagarmatha National Park entrance gate. From here we walk on the river bed for few hours and after the last bridge a steep uphill to Namche Bazaar. Namche bazaar is the capital of Everest region which has a steep bowl shape landscape with an excellent mountains views  as well every kinds of facilities like ATM’s, bank, pubs, cyber, cafe, restaurants, etc. Overnight stay at tea house in Namche Bazaar.

Walking 5-6 hrs.
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude (3,440 m/ 11,286 ft.)

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Today is an ideal and perfect place for rest with acclimatization day, before heading higher altitude area and avoid altitude sickness problems. After late breakfast, we will short hike towards Everest view hotel from where we can see the panoramic view of the world highest mountains Mt. Ama Dablam, Everest, Lhoste, Nuptse, Thamserku and so on. Today we also experience Sherpa culture and their lifestyles and also visit the museum. Then we back to Namche and enjoy beautiful town as well take some rest and prepare for next day. Overnight stay at tea house in Namche Bazaar.

Walking 2-3 hrs.
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude (3,880 m/12,726 ft.

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

After having breakfast at the Namche, we follow the trial that leads towards the Kenjoma from where the trial to Gokyo Lake and Everest base camp separates.Then our gradual scenic path takes us with downhill to Imjatse river at Phunge-Tenga for lunch. Then we walk uphill through rhododendron and pine forest with views of beautiful snow-capped peaks towards famous village of Tengboche. On reaching Tengboche, we visit ancient and oldest famous Buddhist monastery with magnificent panorama of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Kangtenga, Thamasarku, Kwande and majestic Amadablam. Overnight stay at tea house in Tengboche.

Walking 5-6 hrs.
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude (3,870 m/12,696 ft.

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Morning downhill walk for few hours over Imjatse River, after the bridge walk on an open country where tree lines fades for few short juniper and  dwarf rhododendron bushes, uphill for a while to reach at Pangboche village at 3,900 meters. Last permanent village before Dingboche and beyond, from here a slow climb to Somara for lunch and continue walk with climb to Dingboche village for overnight stop, located in Imjatse valley with panorama of mountains.

Walking 4-5 hrs.
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 4,360 m/14,304 ft

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Another rest day for proper acclimatization, a short hike to Nakarjung hills for best views of Mt. Makalu and other adjoining.

Walking 3-4 hrs.
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 5100m/16732ft.

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

After a great rest at Dingboche morning walk with steep climb for an hour commanding excellent views, and then on gentle trail to Thugla for lunch where Khumbu glacier melts into a raging river, here trail from Pheriche joins after a break a steep climb for an hour to Thulga pass, with stone memorials of unfortunate climbers who died climbing Mt. Everest, Lhotse and other high mountains. From here a nice pleasant walk brings to Lobuche for overnight stop.

Walking 6-7 hrs. 
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 4,940 m/16,207 ft

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Today reach the highlight of this adventure at Everest Base Camp, walk for few hours with short steep climb in between over glacier and moraine, reaching Gorakshep, beneath Mt. Pumori and Kalapathar.

Walk continues towards Everest Base Camp, at base camp enjoy the view of Khumbu Ice Fall and glaciers, after a lifetime experience return back to Gorakshep for overnight stop.

Walking 6-8 hrs
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 5,364 m/17,598 ft

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Early morning hike on top Kalapathar at 5,545 meters, highest point of this adventure, offering incredible views of mountains including Mt. Everest at close distance, after a great moment return to Gorakshep for breakfast and continue walk to Thugla, and then downhill to Pheriche windy valley after a nice pleasant walk reaching at Pheriche for overnight stop.

Walking , 5-6 hrs
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 4,280 m/14,041 ft.

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Return journey much easier on losing heights every few hours, walking downhill with few short ups to Pangboche and then to the bridge with two 2 hours climb to Thyangboche for overnight stop.

Walking 4-5 hrs.
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 3,870 m/12,696 ft

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

After a great time descend to Imjatse River, with steep climb for an hour to Sanasa, from here on gradual path with short ups and downs to Namche Bazaar, a break here and then walk back to Dudh Kosi river valley and to Monjo for overnight stop.

Walking 4-6 hrs
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 2,835 m/9,301 ft.

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Morning walk to Phakding from here a pleasant walk back to Luklawith last climb, on reaching Lukla celebrate last night dinner with fellow trekkers and staff.

Walking 4-5 hrs
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 2,810 m/9,219 ft.

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

From Lukla taking an early morning flight back to Kathmandu with views of mountains, at Kathmandu domestic airport our staff transfers you back to respective hotels with rest of the day free at leisure.

Walking 35min
Accommodation 3* Hotel
Meals B D
Altitude 1,360 m/4,461 ft.

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

We reserve this day in Kathmandu as spare day in case of flight delay and cancellation in Lukla, due to bad weather which might happen sometimes, as the Himalayan weather can be unpredictable if all goes according to our program, enjoy a free day with sightseeing tour of Kathmandu-Patan and Bhaktapur.

Accommodation 3*hotel
Meals B

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Last day in amazing Nepal and its massive Himalaya, after a memorable and fantastic adventure Everest Base Camp trekking, Life Himalaya staff transfer you to Kathmandu international airport for your flight back home or to next respective countries.

Car 15min
Meals B

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Includes/Excludes

What's Included

  • Airport pick up and drops international and domestic .
  • Complete departure information, About trek, flight ticket, guide, altitude sickness and reconfirmation and extend visa service(if necessary) and extra tour service before the trek starting.
  • 4 nights 3 star boutique hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu only 15 kg luggage allowed. (10 kg Big bag & 5 kg hand bag)
  • Trek flight from Kathmandu to Lukla & Kathmandu for member and involved staffs.
  • Private transportation pick up and drops.
  • Best trekkers standard lodge accommodation & full board meals throughout the trek.
  •  breakfast, lunch and  dinner included chosen from lodge menu.
  •  twin share mountain lodge accommodation during the trek.
  • As per group size experience, government licensed holder trek guide, helpful & friendly porters (1 porter =2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance for all staff.(5 trekkers 1 assistant guide )
  • Warm Down jacket and four seasonal sleeping bag will be provided during the Kalapathar trekking (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after the trip)
  • TIMS Fee- Trekkers’ Information Management System (Please bring 2 passport size photos for permits)
  • Sagarmatha National Park (Mt. Everest) trek permit fee.
  • Life Himalaya trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt and Kalapathar trail map.
  • First Aid kits for the staffs and the groups, including oxi-meter and Diomax tablates
  • Services coordination for emergency and rescue operations
  • World Heritage Kathmandu tour to Pashupatinath, Swyambhunath, Buddhanath & Kathmandu Durbar Square with local market Ason Bazaar and Thamel
  • Government taxes & office service charge
  • Farewell dinner at reputed  traditional Nepali culture restaurant
  • Achievement Certificate

What's Excluded

  • Meals not included.
  • Travel insurance.
  • International airfare.
  • Nepal entry visa charge.
  • All beverages and others personal expenses.
  • Snacks and other personal expenses.
  • Battery charge,hot showers & international phone calls.
  • Service not mentioned above.

Route Map

World Highest Base Camp Trek

Kalapathar Everest Trekking - Essential Information

Everest Kalapathar trek journey begins with a sightseeing tour of world heritage sites listed in UNESCO at Kathmandu valley. Then, we take a scenic short flight about 35 minutes from Kathmandu to the gateway town to Everest at Lukla.

EBC kalapther trek starts following an ancient route towards a beautiful Sherpa village of Phakding, Monjo to reach Sherpa’s capital- Namche Bazar. We spend a couple of nights at Namche, where we get an opportunity to experience Sherpa’s culture, tradition, and primitive lifestyles.

After proper rest with acclimatization, we head towards higher elevation following beautiful rhododendron forest to the famous village of Tengboche.

Kalapathar Everest base camp trekking trail leads us forwards toward the beautiful village of Pangboche and Dingboche. On the way, we will be rewarded with spectacular views of Mt. Everest, Amadablam, Lhoste, Thamserku, Kwangde, and many others.

Then we follow the route through Lobuche, Gorak Shep to our final destination Everest base camp. Next, we climb the outstanding also the highest point of the trek- Kalapathar to explore the 360-degree panoramic views of Himalayan vistas with vibrant sunrise and sunsets.

Then we descend to Pheriche, Tengboche, Namche, Monjo to an end our trek at Lukla. After mesmerizing lifetime moments on the Kalapathar Everest base camp trek, we take a scenic return flight from Lukla to Kathmandu. Then we explore another world heritage site of Bhaktapur and Patan Durbar Square which is close to Kathmandu.

Kalapathar Everest Trekking is a great experience of a lifetime adventure with Life Himalaya Trekking– a leading local trek agency to the base of the world’s highest Mt. Everest.

We offer you the best-remarkable guided trek with proper accommodations, food, and beverage with quality services. We provide the best safety and security under the supervision of highly professional Government license holder guides and porters.

Our trek company Life Himalaya will be flexible on  Kalapathar treks itinerary and Kalapathar trek cost as per your interest, need, and time frames allowing full of excitements and thrills in the Himalayas of Nepal.

If you wish to look for more trekking packages in the Everest region, check out our specially designed Everest trekking packages which could be suitable for you.

Required Equipments for the Trip

Different types of equipments are required to fully enjoy your trip in Nepal. The required equipment may depend on the trip type, weather conditions, season and the maximum altitude of the trip.

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