Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek - 9 Days

Last updated on August 8th, 2019 at 04:49 am

The Everest region is stunning and beautiful. And a trek to Everest Base Camp is well worth effort trekking in Nepal. The Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the best treks in the world, where you will get the opportunity to trek to the world highest mountain, Mount Everest.

Adventurous peoples around the globe dream to see the spectacular view of Mount Everest from near. Everest Base camp luxury lodge trek will help you come closer to the Everest to fulfil your dream.

Luxury Lodge Everest base camp trek is a truly memorable experience of a lifetime. The best part of Everest luxury trek is the opportunity to stay at the most beautiful local luxury lodges and experience the typical Himalayan lifestyle without much more effort. These luxury lodges are a very comfortable place to rest your head after a long day’s trek.

As the name luxury lodge trekking, this nine days Everest base camp trek provide you with the best facilities during your stays in the mountains. Such as battery charging, 24/7 free WIFI, gym, secure lounges, and landscaped gardens.

You will enjoy every moment of this trip because of the delicious and fresh meals with a comfortable stay. Rooms offer the luxury of private bathrooms with hot/cold water and an electric mat on your bed to keep you warm during cooler mountain nights.

You will also be provided with the best skilled and fluently speaking well-experienced guide. If any unpredicted circumstances occur during this trek, you will immediately be taken back to the hospital by our helicopter rescue team.

You can enjoy magnificent views of Himalayan range with four of the world’s six tallest peaks of Mt. Everest, Cho Oyu, Mt. Lhotse and Mt. Makalu during this trek.

During this tour, besides trekking, take a glimpse into the life of world famous climbers, the Sherpas. Take an overview of the world-renowned climber’s Sherpas and their cultures, religions, traditions, and lifestyle.

During the trek, we can view the tall waterfalls, lovely Sherpa towns, the colourful prayer flags, Mani walls, and monasteries. In this trek, you walk through the rhododendron, pine forests, beautiful Dudh Koshi valley and Sagarmatha national park.

Everest luxury trek starts after an exciting 35 minutes flight to Hillary Airport at Lukla. Like other standard Everest Base Camp treks, this trek also takes you to the base camp of Mt. Everest using the regular route. The Everest Base Camp luxury trekking allows you to reach Everest base camp conveniently within a short period.

Kala Patthar at an altitude of 5,545 m is the highest altitude during this easy Everest base camp trek. From Kala Patthar, you can have a marvellous 360-degree panoramic view of the Himalayas. Kala Patthar is famous for sunrise view over tallest white mountains including Mount Everest. After achieving our target of Everest Base Camp. We will take a helicopter back directly to Kathmandu so that you don’t need to trek down from base camp.

The luxury Everest base camp trek is for those who want to trek in a luxury style on a mountain. For those ready to spend money on extra luxuries and looking for an adventurous trek. This nine days Everest base camp trek is the best option.

During the trekking in the Himalayas in Nepal, as the altitude increases, the guesthouses become rare, and the basic service they provide is the best they can offer. Keep in mind that the services given by the hotels at Kathmandu, Lukla, Namche Bazaar, and the hotels up in the mountains like Dingboche cannot be compared due to the geographical and altitudinal conditions.

Luxury Everest Base camp Trek Itinerary

DAYSITINERARYALTITUDETIME
Day 01Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla and trek to Phakding2,886 m4 hrs
Day 02Phakding to Namche Bazaar3,440 m6 hrs
Day 03Rest day, trip to Khumjung Valley3,700 m5 hrs
Day 04Namche Bazzar to Deboche3,820 m6 hrs
Day 05Deboche to Dingboche4,360 m5 hrs
Day 06Acclimatization day, Day trip to Nagarjuna Hill4,900 m5 hrs
Day 07Dingboche to Lobuche4,940 m5 hrs
Day 08Lobuche to Gorakshep, Day trip to EBC5,364 m7 hrs
Day 09Morning trip to Kalapatthar & fly back to Kathmandu5,545 m5 hrs

Best Luxury Lodges during Everest base camp trek

  1. Yeti Mountain Home (At Phakding & Namche Bazaar)
  2. Hotel Robonder (At Deboche)
  3. Hotel Family (At Dingboche)
  4. Eco lodge (At Lobuche)
  5. Hotel Himalayan (At Gorakshep)

If you are limited on your budget and looking to save some money by staying in local lodges. You can choose our 12-Days Everest Base Camp Trek package at $1,199.

Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek Cost

The luxury Everest base camp trek cost will be around $5,499, and it’s expensive because of you will get a chance to trek with a most experienced knowledgeable guide, overnight stay at best luxury lodges available on mountains and also fly back by Helicopter directly from Everest base camp to Kathmandu.

The cost of the trek can be reduced if you chose to trek back down from Everest base camp to Lukla(which take two more days) & ready to make an ordinarily aeroplane flight.

Note: Sometimes Lukla flight can be cancelled due to bad weather conditions, so this is not a good idea if you are on Limited holiday.

Regular VS Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek
Luxury Everest Base Camp TrekRegular Everest Base Camp Trek
You can reach to Everest base camp and return at just 9 days It takes 12 days to finish the same Everest base camp trek
Overnight stay at best available luxury lodge of that area Overnight stay at regular Guesthouses
Fly back by helicopter directly from Everest Base CampYou need to trek back down for two days & then have to catch next day normal aeroplane flight
Unique & special trekking guide having more knowledge than usual guides and also having at least 7yrs of experience on trekking guiding The normal government registered English speaking trekking guide
Day 1
Day 01: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla & Trek to Phakding(2,886 m). 5-6 hours.

On this day( First day of our Luxury Everest base camp trek ), first of all, We take an early morning flight to Lukla(40 minutes), and we meet the rest of our team in Lukla. After loading our trekking equipment, we start trekking from there.

By descending towards the Dudh Kosi River where we join the main trail to Namche Bazaar, located just above Chaunrikharka. The walking is easy. After passing through the small village of Ghat, you will reach Phakding. Overnight at Phakding.

Accommodation, Lunch & Dinner Included

Day 2
Day 02: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar(3,440 m). 6 hours.

After breakfast at Phakding, we begin our walk. Our trail passes through a pine forest on the path that goes north up the Benkar valley. We cross the Dudh Koshi River and pass Chumoa and Monjo villages. We will walk crossing the majestic river on exciting suspension bridges laden with prayer flags.

Finally, we reach the entrance of the Sagarmatha National Park. After entering the Sagarmatha National Park, the trail climbs steeply with breathtaking views, and we will reach Namche Bazaar (probably the biggest town in the Everest region). Overnight at Namche Bazaar.

Accommodation, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included

Day 3
Day 03: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar.

Namche Bazaar is a great place to acclimatize. The sights around Namche are spectacular and beautiful. On this day We can hike-up to Sagarmatha National Park and enjoy the sunrise over the Himalayas including Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Kongde, Thamserku, Ama Dablam, and so on.

We can visit the Sherpa Culture Museum and the Everest Photo Gallery as well. Overnight stay at the Guesthouse.

Accommodation, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included

Day 4
Day 04: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche(3,820 m). 6 hours.

We will walk Tengboche today which will take 5 hours. The trek continues along the rushing glacial waters of the Dudh Koshi with magnificent views of the mountains. Tengboche monastery is the biggest monastery of the Everest region.

It is located within the Sagarmatha National Park which is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tengboche Monastery always opens at 3:00 pm, if we reach there before 3 o’clock, we can also visit. The monastery is blessed with panoramic views of the Himalayas, including Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Thamserku and Ama Dablam. Overnight at a guest house.

Accommodation, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included

Day 5
Day 05: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche(4,360 m). 5 hours.

The trekking trail crosses the Imja River via a suspension bridge and moves towards the village of Dingboche. Along the way, we passed the Pangboche. Pangboche Gompa of this village is considered as one of the oldest monasteries of Everest region.

Graceful views of Lhotse, the Island Peak, and the Ama Dablam from Dingboche are quite fantastic. Overnight at the Guesthouse.

Accommodation, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included

Day 6
Day 06: Acclimatization day at Dingboche.

Rather than moving towards Everest Base Camp, we will take a hike to Nangkartshang peak just above Dingboche. Today we will take our time to rest, so we can avoid getting affected by the altitude. Walking for approximately 4 hours, we will reach Nangkartshang from where we can see a marvellous panorama view of Lobuche Wast, Lobuche East, Kangtega, Taboche Peak, Ama Dablam and the Thamserku.

If you are lucky, you can also spot stunning sights of Mount Makalu on a bright day. The view of the Pheriche Valley from here is also splendid. We will spend afternoon their and Return to Dingboche again. Overnight at a guesthouse.

Accommodation, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included

Day 7
Day 07: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche(4,940 m). 5 hours.

Today, the trail continues along the lateral moraine of the Khumbu Glacier. We pass by stone memorials for climbers who have perished on nearby summits.

Again we continue to climb until we reach the village of Lobuche. The views of mountain peaks like Mahalangur Himal, the Khumbutse, Pumori and the Lingtren from the moraine are amazing. Stay Overnight at a guesthouse.

Accommodation, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included

Day 8
Day 08: Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep(Day trip to Everest Base Camp)

Walking for about 3 hours, we will reach to Gorakshep, a tranquil location dotted with some lodges. Today is a significant and challenging day walk. From here, the path moves all the way along the Khumbu Glacier, and up to Everest Base Camp at 5,365m, you can get to Mt. Everest without mountaineering equipment.

We will commence with a slow walk to avoid altitude sickness. After spending some time at the Everest base camp enjoying the environment and the sights, we will return to Gorakshep. Overnight stay at the Guesthouse.

Accommodation, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included

Day 9
Day 09: Morning trip to Kalapatthar(5,545 m) & fly back to Kathmandu. 5 hours.

Today early in the morning we will hike up to Kala Patthar from Gorakshep. Kalapatthar is in 5,545m, which is the highest altitude we will trek during our Everest base camp trek. The golden sunrise over the white peaks is impressive. The view from the summit is outstanding.

From Kalapatthar we can see panoramic views of Mount Everest, Chagatse, Nuptse, Pumori and the Lhotse among many other peaks. Then we will back to Gorakshep, and after having breakfast, we will take a helicopter flight back to Kathmandu.

Breakfast and Lunch Included

Trip Cost Includes

  • Airport Pickup & Drop off by the private vehicle.
  • Three meals a day (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek.
  • Best available Luxury Lodge accommodation during the trek (mainly in twin sharing).
  • A local government licensed English speaking trekking guide during the trek.
  • Porter to carry your luggage (1 porter for 2 trekkers).
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, medicine and transportation for all our staff.
  • All necessary trekking and National Park permits, and fees.
  • All necessary land transport as per the itinerary.
  • Down Jacket, sleeping bag and a duffel bag.
  • Everest Base Camp Trek Route map.
  • First aid medical kid.
  • Oximeter to check your pulse and oxygen saturation and heart rate.
  • Domestic airfare(Kathmandu-Lukla) and airport departure tax.
  • Helicopter Flight from Gorakshep to Kathmandu.
  • All the Official expenses and government taxes.

Trip Cost Excludes

  • Hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu.
  • Lunch, and dinner while in Kathmandu.
  • Your travel insurance.
  • International airfare and airport departure tax.
  • Nepal entry visa
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, laundry.
  • Personal trekking equipment.
  • Tips for trekking staffs(necessary).
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on the Price includes section.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Why is this trekking so expensive?

We agree that this trek is a bit more expensive and it's because of Luxury lodges on the way to EBC are much costly. And you will need to take one domestic flight to reach Lukla and also we are going to bring you down directly from EBC to Kathmandu by Private Helicopter. The trip price can be reduced if you choose to trek back down from EBC to Lukla.

Why is the hotel not included in Kathmandu in your package?

Kathmandu is a city where you can find all category hotel from budget to high-level star hotels as well as bed and breakfasts too. We don't want you to force stay on the hotels we are included in our package. Instead, you can choose your hotel to stay in Kathmandu according to your interest & budget. If you need any help in choosing a hotel in Kathmandu, Feel free to ask, we are ready to help you.

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Trip Facts

  • Everest Base Camp, Everest Region, Nepal
  • Minimum 2, Maximum no limit
  • 5,545 m, Kala Patthar
  • Anywhere from Nepal
  • Private vehicle airport transfer, Normal domestic Flight to Lukla & Fly back by Helicopter from Everest Base Camp
  • Best available Luxury Lodges during the trek
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner during trekking