Short Everest Base Camp Trek 10 Days

Trip Information
  • Trip Duration 10 Days
  • Destination Nepal

Short Everest Base Camp Trek 10 Days Itinerary, Map, Cost

Short Everest base camp trek are like your dream trekking route that you must engage with. A trekking fan can walk a distance from Lukla to the best appropriate time of the year is JAN to May and mid-August to December. This relentless walk is the best exponent of how one can explore snowfall, narrow trail and during the trip; the traveler can enjoy their time with irresistible snow-clad mountains which creates excitement for trekkers. In the first schedule of the trek, trekkers will love to walk from Lukla to Namche and may end up with Everest base camp. Because of higher altitude and inclement weather, those are having fitness issue are advised to not to trek long route.

10 Days  Everest Base Camp Short Trek A daily walk of 4 hours is required in order to see and explore Sherpa hospitality and warm reception in the remotest villages that you will suppose to stay. For trekking, you need to get engaged a seasoned trekking company who will make arrangement and schedule your trip with ease. Though there are many ways you can commence your trip it is a recommendation to follow the trekking company suggestion. They will arrange and offer the best affordable prices of packages, guide, cost and itinerary which make sense to get the best convenient trekking offers.

If you are a trekking follower and loves to involve the exciting trek then do choose trekkers company that previously have seasoned track-record especially when considering the tough route and inclement weather challenges. By choosing the best trekking company you are in safeguard simply because the entire trek duration takes longer than you anticipate. Short Everest base camp trek 10 Days is basically coming under short trek route and it will give you a chilling and nail-biting experience.

Before or during the trekking trip if some reasons like unexpected hurdles and possible barrier come then the trekking agency can change their schedule for the betterment of the trekker’s. In such a rare case, the trekking company will request to trekkers for cooperation with them and kindly understand the situation. But mostly the aim of seasoned trekking company is to go ahead its pre-scheduled tour and follow the itinerary as per as notified to them.

10 Days Short Everest Base Camp Trek a day 1 of the trekking tour begins with your arrival at Kathmandu. Then the trekking company will straightway reach you in the hotel that you will be staying on. After all the deal formalities are ended up the trekking agency will instruct you what you have to do and you will get lively accommodation with food arrangement and complete refreshment. Each day you will get to see a new trek schedule and you will fortunate to visit all the renowned places like Namche Bazaar to Tengboche which is a famous monastery of the Everest region.

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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.

  • Max. Altitude: 2640m
  • Accommodation: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.

  • Max. Altitude: 3440m
  • Accommodation: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.

  • Max. Altitude: 3867m
  • Accommodation:Tea House Lodge

We 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.

  • Max. Altitude: 4260 m
  • Accommodation:Tea House Lodge

It is our 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.

  • Max. Altitude: 4930 m
  • Accommodation: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.

  • Max. Altitude: 5364m
  • Accommodation:Tea House Lodge

We 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.

  • Max. Altitude: 4243m
  • Accommodation:Tea House Lodge

It is our turn to trek from Tyangboche to Namche Bazaar (3440 m ). It takes about four and half hours to reach Namche Bazaar from 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.

  • Max. Altitude: 3440 m
  • Accommodation: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.

  • Max. Altitude: 2886 m
  • Accommodation: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, we go for shopping. Farewell dinner will be served in Bhojan Griha, a typical Nepali restaurant.

  • Accommodation:Hotel
What's Included
  • Airport picks up and drops by private car/van/bus.
  • Your standard meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trekking.
  • All necessary paper works and national park entry permits.
  • Domestic airport pick up and drop by car/ Flight Ticket (LUK-KTM-LUK) / domestic airport Tax.
  • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks.
  • An experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, porters (1 porter for 2 peoples).
  • 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.
  • First aid medical kit.
  • Duffle bag if necessary.
  • Farewell dinner in typical Nepali Restaurant with cultural dance show
  • All our government taxes, vat, official expenses & service charges
What's not Included
  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu). You will require 2 passport size photos.
  • Your Travel insurance.
  • Lunch and dinner while you are in Kathmandu.
  • Kathmandu Hotel 
  • 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)
Useful Information

Best time to go for short Everest base camp Trek

The Short Everest base camp trek is available in every seasons of the year. The most recommended time of the year is spring and autumn season with the very moderate temperature and clear views. The spring season (March- May) and autumn season (Sept– Nov) are the busiest time for the short Everest base camp trek. These seasons provide favorable weather, clear skies and amazing scenery. Monsoon and winter season is not an ideal time for the short Everest base camp trek. As the winter season (Dec- Feb) offers extremely cold temperature which makes the trek challenging. But the winter season also offers amazing mountain views and clear skies and the trek is also less crowded. While the monsoon season (June- Aug) is the least preferred time due to the rainfalls.

Packing lists for Short Everest Base Camp Trek

For your Short Everest Base Camp Trek, you need to pack warm and comfortable trekking clothes. The followings are the most necessary trekking equipments for the short Everest Base Camp Trek:

  • Down jackets, warm coats, sweaters, waterproof jackets and trekking trousers
  • Trekking boots, warm socks and inner wears.
  • Extra money, power banks, cell phone and water bottles
  • Hat, scarf, gloves, sunscreen cream, sun glasses, face wipes and lip balm
  • Trekking poles, sleeping bags and first aid kits.

Besides these mentioned equipments there are many other equipments needed for the Short Everest Base Camp Trek such as: tissues, nail clippers, soap, moisturizers, camera, sanitary pads, sanitizer and many other equipments.

Foods during Short Everest Base Camp Trek

The foods on the short Everest base camp trek depend on the lodges and the teahouses you go. The most popular dish is local dish: dal, bhat and achaar. Beside this you can also enjoy varieties of the dishes such as: Thukpa, Momos, spaghetti, pizza, sandwiches, French toast and many other foods. The foods are healthy, fresh and hygienic.

Teahouses/ lodges at the Short Everest Base Camp Trek

During your Short Everest Base Camp Trekking, you will stay at various lodges and teahouses. The teahouses and lodges are comfortable for night stay. You will get good services form the locals. The rooms are clean, offer warm blankets and hot showers. The rooms are cozy and offer beautiful views of the mountains. You will be amazed by the kindness and humbleness of the locals.

Wi-Fi services and electricity facilities on Short Everest Base Camp Trek

You can get the wifi services and electricity facilities on the tea houses and lodges during the Short Everest base camp trek. Most of the teahouses and lodges take extra charge for the wifi services. Although the service of wifi will not be excellent for 2 hours but it will work. The electricity is also available in the teahouses and lodges and you can also charge your cell phones and camera battery.

Safe drinking water in Short Everest Base Camp Trek

Drinking water is available on your short Everest base camp trek. You can buy mineral water bottle or hot water from the tea houses and shops. You can carry your own water bottle and thermos to keep your water warm. Staying hydrated and drinking 3-4 liters of water in a day is highly recommended during the Sort Everest Base Camp Trek.

Guides and porters for short Everest Base camp Trek

It is the best choice to have a guide and porter with you during the Short Everest Base Camp Trek. Having a professional guide and porter in the trek will make your trekking journey a lot easier and comfortable. Your guide will lead the way and take you through the best routes. The porter will carry your heavy trekking bags which will make your journey easy. Welcome Nepal Treks provide professional, knowledgeable and friendly guide and porters for your Short Everest Base Camp Trek.

Travel Insurance for Short Everest Base Camp Trek in Nepal

Having travel insurance during the trekking trip is a great choice. Your travel insurance must cover any kind of illness and helicopter rescue during the trip. With travel insurance you can enjoy your trekking trip without any kind of worries. So, we highly recommend you to have good travel insurance.

Permits for Short Everest Base Camp Trek

For the short Everest base camp trek the trekkers need two permits. You should have TIMS (Trekkers Information Management system) and Sagarmatha National Park permit for this Everest trek.

Safety and Security on the Short Everest Base Camp Trek in Nepal

The Short Everest Base Camp trek is very safe trekking in Nepal. It is considered as a moderate level of trek. With a proper physical fitness and some preparation you can complete the trek. Trekkers who can walk for 6- 7 hours a day can do the trek without problem. You can be prepared by doing jogging, swimming, and some other exercises before few weeks of the trek. Welcome Nepal treks provide professional guides for your Short Everest Base Camp trek, who will be there for help at anytime. The guide also carries first aid kit in case of any kind of health issues. Our top most priority is our customers’ safety. We provide proper safety precautions to our customers.

Tipping in the Short Everest Base Camp Trek

You will have the guide ad porters along with your side throughout the trek. They will reach out for a help whenever you are in need. The guide will explain you the history about the region and lead you on the trek. Your porter will carry your trekking bags and keep it safe during the trek. If you loved their services, then you can tip them with money or gifts. Tips will make them happy and motivated. However, tipping completely depends on your wish.

Why Short Everest Base Camp Trek

The Short Everest Base Camp Trek is a short 10 days adventurous trekking journey to the base camp of the world’s highest mountain. You will be stunned by the beautiful morning views, fresh environment, breathtaking mountains vistas, beautiful Sherpa villages, authentic cultures and lifestyles and ancient temples. The short Everest base camp trekking journey has many unique experiences to offer. You should join this short Everest base camp trek and feel the natural thrill at the base camp of the Mount Everest within 10 days. It is a once in a lifetime trekking experience. The short Everest base camp trek is definitely worth every single penny. Trekkers must do this best short trek experience in Nepal.

Why Welcome Nepal Treks for Short Everest Base Camp Trek

Welcome Nepal Treks is a very well experienced trekking and tours company of Nepal. While trekking with us we will make sure to give you the best services and facilities. We advise you to do the Short Everest Base Camp Trek with us as we provide the package at the best rates. Our top most priority will be customer’s safety and satisfaction. Our company offers the best professional guides and porters. We will put all our efforts to make your trip memorable. Book your Short Everest Base Camp trekking trip with Welcome Nepal Treks and have the best trekking experience with us.