Duration: 10 days
Everest Base Camp Budget Trek is one best trek that offers you to visit the lap of the mighty Mount Everest (8848.86m). You can fulfill your dream despite having a very low budget as Everest Base Camp Budget Trek is specially designed for you. You can join this Budget Trek and get the glimpse of Everest at a very cheap price. This budget trek is specially designed by taking some notable considerations to minimize the cost. In this package we have tried our best to make your trip wonderful on a low budget. However, there will be no compromise on the quality of the services. Our main motto is to serve you with the best service. Every person in the world wants to experience the close-up view of Everest once in a lifetime. But to reach Everest Base Camp it's not easy, it’s a long way journey. So it's not easy for every trekker to manage the budget as it is expensive but our company offers you Everest Base Camp Budget Trek which considers your lack of budget.
You will have enough time period for the climatic adaptation to get to such a high elevation during the Everest Base Camp Budget Trek. You will follow a normal route before reaching Kalapatthar and Everest Base Camp and there you will get to explore Sherpa village. You will find different traditions and culture of Sherpa people. People living in the Khumbu region wear similar dresses like Tibetan people as they follow Buddhism. You will get opportunities to visit various monasteries and goombas and explore many facts and things behind them. Sherpa people follow different lifestyles and during the month of April, full moon they celebrate new year.
Our trip will begin with 35min flight to Lukla which is the main entrance of our journey. There we will be introducing with our rest of the team members and our main trail begins from there. We will be exploring the beautiful Sherpa village and the warm hospitality of Sherpa people. Moreover, we will also get to know about their culture and traditions. Our further trail will take us to Namche Bazaar which is the major economic hub for the people of Everest region. We will also visit Tengboche, Pangboche, Dingboche and Lobuche villages where we can get the picturesque agriculture and animal husbandry of the beautiful Khumbu region. Then we will be heading towards Gorakshep which is just 2 hours below the Everest Base Camp. From there we can also explore amazing Khumbu Icefall. From there we will be heading towards one of the best viewpoints on earth Kala Patthar which is 5555m above sea level. That pleasure you will get witnessing the mesmerizing views from there is just heavenly. This 10 days trek will be one of the most daring and remarkable journey with your budget and preference.
We will be happy with our services only if you are satisfied with it. So, we are always concerned about our client's satisfaction. We provide you everything with the same services as other packages during the Everest Base Camp Budget Trek, but guides or potters who carry only a limited weight of your bags and equipment. Your group should not be of more than two people. After gathering a bunch of memories at Khumbu, the Everest Base Camp Budget Trek ends at Kathmandu after a short scenic flight from Lukla.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu –fly to Lukla- Trek to Phakding
Day 02: Phakding- NamcheBazar (5-6 hrs treks)
Day 03: Namche Bazaar- Tengboche. (5- 6 hours trek)
Day04: Tengboche to Dingboche 5-6 hrs.
Day 05: Dingboche to Lobuche
Day 06: Lobuche to Gorakshep- EBC- Gorakshep (7-8hrs)
Day 07: Gorakshep to Kala Patthar to Pherice, 7-8 hrs.
Day 08: Pheriche to NamcheBazar 6-7 hrs
Day 09: NamcheBazar to Lukla
Day 10: Lukla to Kathmandu
During the trip some of the natural and artificial problems like weather, local politics, and flight delays etc. which are beyond our control can make the change in our itinerary. If it happens we will decide for the best alternative taking into considerations to the interest of the whole group. We will do everything to minimize its effect, but we cannot be responsible for the result of change or delays. We can also organize helicopter rescue as per request of the clients in delays of flight. It would cost an extra charge. Please note that you will not be entitled to any refund for the services (such as hotel, transport, flight etc.) included in the package that you would use later.
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Because it is the budget trek we will have to compromise on the accommodations. We will be staying in a standard hotel in Kathmandu. The rooms will be provided in sharing basis. We will be staying in tea houses/ tents/ lodges during the trek. Our accommodations will be clean and healthy.
We will provide you welcome and farewell dinner in Kathmandu. However only breakfast and dinner will be provided during the trek
his trek is specially designed for the travelers having low budget and willingness to trek to EBC. There are not special conditions required but they must be able to carry their bags themselves, if they cannot carry their bags then they will have to pay for the porters. Travelers having past hiking experience would be assets to the trek. But no such experience is required. It will be very helpful if you start doing some exercise and start having some energy boosting diets a month prior to the trek.
The best time for the Everest Base Camp Budget Trek is Spring i.e. (from March to May) or during autumn i.e. (September to December) the temperature in these seasons guarantees promising and breathtaking views. However temperature reaches below 0 in December yet we can enjoy the mesmerizing views.
After your arrival at Kathmandu our representatives will take you to the hotel. We will have short orientation with our team members and we will then fly to Lukla. After 35 min of our take off we will land to Lukla airport and introduce with rest of our team members. It is the entrance of our trek to EBC. We will walk on a trail that gradually descends too Cheplung village from where we will get a glimpses of Mt.khumbila, a sacred mountain which has never been climbed. We will take lunch there take some rest and then we will gradually descend until Phakding. We will have our dinner in Phakding. Our overnight stay will be on Phakding. If you don’t have enough budgets we can also reach to Lukla by bus or any other vehicle.
On our 2nd day after having breakfast we will start our journey where our trial passes through a beautiful pine forest and we will continue our walk on a trial that goes north up the Benkar valley following the banks of Dudh Koshi River. We cross the Dudh Koshi River and pass Chumoa and Monjo village before reaching the entrance of Everest National Park. Then after crossing suspension bridge, we pass Jorsale village and walk alongside of Dudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi River. We ascend on a step trial and reach the biggest town in the Everest region i.e. NamcheBazar. It is also the major economic hub for people of Khumbu region. We will be staying overnight witnessing beautiful NamcheBazar.
On our 3rd day after having breakfast in Namche Bazaar we will move towards Phhunki. The trek until Phunki is not very difficult. After reaching Phunki we will ascend towards the biggest monastery which is Tengbboche Monastery which lies in Tengboche village. The UNESCO world heritage site Sagarmatha National Park is also located here; we can enjoy the beautiful panoramic views of the Himalayas which the monastery is blessed with. The Himalayas including Mt.Everrest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and Thamserku can be viewed from here. The Monastery opens at 3:00pm, so if we reach thereby 3 o’clock we can observe the Buddhist religious ceremony. We will be staying overnight in Tengoboche.
On our 4th day of trek we will pass through overgrown forest of birch, confer and rhododendron trees. We will be exploring the magnificent views of Mt.Everest, Lhotse, and Ama Dablam. Here we will walk downhill to Debuche and cross the Imja River to Pangboche Monastery. We will be walking around the Imja valley and Lobuche River before ascending to Dingboche. This beautiful village gives amazing pictures of Himalayan agriculture and animal husbandry. We can have amazing views of beautiful barely, potato, and buckwheat fields along with animals grazing along those fields.
On our 5th day of the trek after having lite and healthy breakfast we will bid a goodbye to our lodge owner and head towards Lobuche. After approximately two hours trek we will reach to Thugla. There we will take a rest for sometime by having some hot drink. We can see the high mountains getting closer to us as we proceed towards Lobuche. On our trek to Lobuche we will climb up to steep hill where we can see the Everest Memorial which is a memorial for the climbers who have lost their life while attempting to summit Mount Everest. As we continue our trial to the Khumbu Glacier moraine we will be facing several great peaks. After 5-6 hours trek from Dingboche we will reach to Lobuche. Our today’s overnight stay will be on Lobuche.
On our 6th day of the trek we will be heading towards Goarakshep. The hike up to Gorakshep is about 2 hours. As we further our trials it will get harder than before but the trial gets easier as we climb about 150m. There will be strenuous walk along the Khumbu Glacier and up to Everest Base Camp. As we reach to the base camp at 5365m, we will enjoy the amazing view of Khumbu icefall. Moreover the Everest Base Camp itself is incredibly beautiful. The mesmerizing views of Nuptse, Khumbuste and Pumori mountains from the base camp are so alluring. We will return back to Gorak Shep for the night. Our overnight stay will be on Gorakshep.
On the 7th day of our trek we will have an early breakfast in Gorakshep. After having breakfast we will be heading towards the best view point on the earth which is Kalapatthar. From there we can grasp the remarkable view of the Mt. Everest. The views from Kalapatthar are outstanding. It will give us that heavenly pleasure we might have never thought having off. We will have our lunch there and will return back to Pherice. Our overnight stay will be on Pherice.
Today on our 8th day of the trek we will wake up early in the morning and start our journey by following the trials of beautiful juniper and rhododendron trees and crossing the bridge of Dudh Koshi river we will move downwards loosing almost 2,000ft of elevations. Leaving the beautiful mountains behind us we can also spot mountain goats, pheasants and other wild animals and birds habitual to the area. We will ultimately reach Sansa from where we will witness mesmerizing views of Ama Dablam, Thamserku, and Nuptse mountains. We will arrive back to Namcheand our overnight stay will be there.
Today we will have our last day on mountains. There will be mostly a downhill trek on a trial along the bank of the Dudh Koshi River. We will trek toward the Hillary Suspension bridges, and also pass by several monasteries and villages before reaching Lukla. After reaching Lukla we will take rest and spend some quality time remembering all those bittersweet reminiscence of the journey. Our overnight stay will be on Lukla.
Bidding a goodbye to Everest region we will take an early flight to Kathmandu from Lukla airport along with the glimpses of the mountains we have recently visited. After reaching Kathmandu we will go back to our hotel and take some rest or do some shopping as reminder. Our guides will help you for shopping. We will also provide you farewell dinner and then our representative will drop you to the airport for your departure from Nepal.
We highly recommend trekkers to have the travel insurance. But its not that compulsory. With insurance you can trek without any worries.
Yes. Upon arrival at Kathnmandu, you will easily obtain a visa by processing some formalities. Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 30 days can be obtained by paying the USD 40 or equivalent foreign currency. Likewise, Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 90 days can be attained by paying USD 100.
To get your visa for Nepal, you require the following documents:
Yes, our company offers pick off and drop off services.
You don’t need professional training but you need be physically strong and need to adopt the climate of Everest region.
The trekking duration depends on the type and place of trekking that you have chosen. However, in this trek trekkers need to hike for 7-8 hours a day. And you will normally climb about 600m of altitude per day.
Yes, most of the hotels and tea houses have electricity.
Everest Base Camp Budget Trek will be of 130km, 65km each way. And the highest point will be 5555m.
Yes, you need to get registered trekking permit from Annapurna Conservation Area permit and TIMS (Trekkers Management Systems).