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10 days Rapid Everest Base Camp Trek

10 days @ US$ 990

Trek Name: Rapid Everest Base Camp Trek

Trek Duration: 10 Days

Trek Difficulty: Challenging

Trek Season: Sep/Oct/Nov/Dec/Mar/April/May

Trek Altitude: 2800m -5500m

Trek Cost: USD 990.0

Group Size: 1 - 12 people.

Trek Package: Budget/Tea Houses

Mode of Transfer: Flight/Car

Start/End of Trek: Kathmandu

Our 10 days Everest Base Camp Trek is the short trekking package for rapid Everest Base Camp trekking. This rapid nature trekking is suitable for those who are experienced for long hiking and limited by time. It is the best option to enjoy the views of stunning Himalayan peaks as well as experience the local culture of native Sherpa people.

If you have physically fit and used to for hiking more than 7 hours in a day then this Rapid Everest Base Camp trek is best trekking package for you. Our trekking to Everest Base Camp starts after flying 45 minutes along with mountain peaks. Ascending of this trek demands more stamina in compare to descending. Normally this trek does not let you extra days for acclimatization in the mountain but not so difficult if you are well prepare for walking.

This trek is low budget Everest Base Camp trekking than other normal trekking routes and offers only trekking services. It starts from Kathmandu and ends at Kathmandu. For those who are willing to buy trekking arrangements only, then it is best package of low budget. You will do the same trekking within 10 days without any difficulties and can arrange other services yourself in Kathmandu or other cities.

Rapid Everest Base Camp trek of 10 days is best to do in autumn and spring season of a year. However, trekking can accomplished during the whole year.

Overview

The 10 days rapid Everest base camp trek also known as short Everest Base Camp trek program is starts and ends at Kathmandu. There are no extra days for acclimatization on the route. So it might not suitable for all types of trekkers planning to trek in Everest. However, all the services are available similar like in the 14 days Everest Base Camp Trekking except the hotel in Kathmandu. If you are limited by time and budget but strong enough for walking in the high altitude, this trekking package is the wise choice for you.

Rapid Everest Trekking Itinerary

Day 01:  Kathmandu – Lukla and trek to Phakding (2,562m, 35 min flight, 8 km, 3-4 hrs)

Day 02: Phakding - Namche Bazaar (3,440 m, 10 km, 5-6 hrs treks)

Day 03: Namche Bazzar - Tengboche (3,870m, 10km, 5-6 hrs)

Day 04: Tengboche - Dingboche (4,360m, 5-6 hrs, 8km)

Day 05: Dingboche – Lobuche (4,940m, 4-5 hrs, 7 km)

Day 06: Lobuche - Gorakshep (5,160m) - Everest Base Camp (5,364m) Gorakshep (7-8 hrs, 15 km)

Day 07: Gorakshep - Kala Patthar (5,545m) - Pheriche (4,280m, 15km, 7-8 hrs)

Day 08: Pheriche – Namche Bazaar (3,440m, 15km, 6-7 hrs)

Day 09: Namche Bazaar – Lukla (2,642m, 18km, 6-7 hrs)

Day 10: Lukla – Kathmandu (1,300m, 35 min flight)

Detail Itinerary

Day 01:  Kathmandu – Lukla and trek to Phakding (2,562m, 35 min flight, 8 km, 3-4 hrs)

Transfer to domestic airport and fly to Lukla (2,780m/9,175ft). It takes about 35 minutes with exciting mountain views. Introduce with guide cum porters trek to Phakding.

Accommodation: Stay in lodge. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 02: Phakding - Namche Bazaar (3,440 m, 10 km, 5-6 hrs treks)

Trek leads through a beautiful pine forest, along Dudh Koshi River crossing many suspension bridges via Sherpa villages Benkar, Chimoa, Monjo and Jorsole a national park permit check point to reach the Sherpa capital Namche Bazar.

Accommodation: Stay in lodge. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 03: Namche Bazzar - Tengboche (3,870m, 10km, 5-6 hrs)

Trek to the moderately flat trail with superb view of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and close up view of Thamserku, Khangtaga. Trek ups and downs enjoying the alping flora and fauna. Cross suspension bridge over Dudh Koshi River a steep climb through pine and juniper forest, walk about 2 hours bring you to Tengboche, famous monastery in Everest.

Accommodation: Stay in lodge. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 04:Tengboche - Dingboche (4,360m, 5-6 hrs, 8km)

Trek descends to Deboche a small village with Chortens and Mani stone walls. Cross suspension bridge over Imja Khola (Imja Streams) and gradually ascend to Pangboche. The trail heads to Dingboche the last Sherpa settlement with the beautiful terraced field enclosed by stone wall.

Accommodation: Stay in lodge. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 05: Dingboche – Lobuche (4,940m, 4-5 hrs, 7 km)

Trek to uphills along with the towering view of Tawache peak & Cholatse. Trail continues through the Yak grazing pasture to Dhukla (4620 /15158ft). Trail leads steep up to gravely terminal moraine of the Khumbu Glacier for about one hour. Follow the valley upstream about an hour to reach Lobuche.

Accommodation: Stay in lodge. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 06: Lobuche - Gorakshep (5,160m) - Everest Base Camp (5,364m) Gorakshep (7-8 hrs, 15 km)

Morning, trek follows windy and rocky path. The trekking trail continues along side of Khumbu Glacier to Gorakshep. Check in to Hotel, Lunch and afternoon set out to visit the base camp of highest mountain. Base camp has no view of Mt. Everest but fantastic view of Khumbu Icefall. Trek back to Gorakshep for overnight.

Accommodation: Stay in lodge. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 07:Gorakshep - Kala Patthar (5,545m) - Pheriche (4,280m, 15km, 7-8 hrs)

A very early morning climb of 2-3 hours up Kala Patthar for eye level views of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Nuptse and several snowcapped peaks. Trek back to Gorak Shep for breakfast, and then return back to Lobuche. Trek continue to Pheriche village

Accommodation: Stay in lodge. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 08: Pheriche – Namche Bazaar (3,440m, 15km, 6-7 hrs)

Today’s trail gradually descends to Namche Bazaar.  Trekking a long descent leads to Phunki Thenga (3,250m/10,663ft) on the Imja Khola: the trek’s lowest point north of Lukla. Continue to reach Namche Bazaar for overnight stay.

Accommodation: Stay in lodge. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 09: Namche Bazaar – Lukla (2,642m, 18km, 6-7 hrs)

From Namche, the trail descends to more comfortable altitudes, passing through the friendly farming villages of Jorsale, Monjo, Phakding, then crosses the suspension bridge at Thado Koshi before rising to Ghat and Cheplung. Round off the adventure with the final 700m, 35min ascent to Lukla: and say goodbye to your porters.

Accommodation: Stay in lodge. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 10: Lukla – Kathmandu (1,300m, 35 min flight)

After an early breakfast, take the return flight to Kathmandu. Transfer to your hotel.

Cost Info

Cost Include

  • Airport Transfer
  • Kathmandu/Lukla/Kathmandu Flight
  • 1 Porter for carrying backpack of 15 kgs.
  • Twin sharing tea house accommodation.
  • 3 times meals – breakfast, lunch and dinner 
  • Trekking Permit – National Park fee and TIMS card
  • English speaking guide, his flight, insurance, meals and salary
  • Government Taxes
  • Company service charges
  • Helicopter rescue assistance in case of emergency (not helicopter cost)

Cost not Include

  • Hotel in Kathmandu
  • Personal nature expenses and drinks
  • Travel insurance in case of emergency for rescue helicopter and other medication.
  • Upgrade accommodation like room with private toilet.
  • All the cost not mention on above cost includes

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