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Trekking the Everest/Solukhumbu region should be on the top of the everyones bucket list. Being surrounded by the spectacular Himalayan, you feel a terrific pull towards the Sherpa and Buddhist culture.There are some incredible treks in this region such as EBC, Gokyo Valley and Tengboche. For those interested in more of a challenge, EBC+Island Peak, EBC+Lobuche peak or the 3 high passes may just tickle your taste buds.

Day 01: On arrival at Trivubhan International Airport, you will be met by a member or our team with the Adventure with Altitude Logo, please only allow our staff to handle your belongings, and transfer to your hotel.
Day 02: Morning flight to Lukla (2840m), then walk to Monjo (2835m). (4-5hrs) The flight is exciting and the views amazing. You will meet the rest of your trekking team, have a short break in Lukla before walking to Monjo. Today we walk through beautiful villages, pass mani stones (these are stones with religious carvings on them), and cross several suspension bridges, before reaching our destination.
Day 03: Monjo to Namche Bazaar (3440m). (5-6hours). We leave Monjo and enter the Sagarmatha National Park. Today you walk along the Dudh Khosi crossing bridges as we go. We have the highest bridge to cross today, then we start the steep incline up to the view point where you get your first view of Mount Everest. We walk through forest of alpine trees into Namche Bazaar. This is a vibrant village and has a busy market where Tibetans come to sell their wares.
Day 04: Acclimatisation day. An acclimatisation walk is vitally important, to help your body to acclimatise to altitude. We walk to Syangboche (3,900m) and back. The views of the mountains are spectacular from here. Return to Namche for lunch. The rest of your time is free to explore Namche, spend time in the bakeries or even play a game of pool!
Day 05: Acclimatisation day. Today you can either relax or there are options for short walks.
Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3860m). (6-hours). Todays trail skirts the side of the valley, above the Dudh Koshi. As we walk along we enjoy amazing views of Ama Dablam, Everest, Lhotse and Nuptse. We pass several villages and tea shops. After crossing a suspension bridge over the Dudh Khosi we have a steep climb in to Tengboche. This is the home of a monastery, which was razed to the ground by fire in 1991 and has been rebuilt.
Day 07: Tengboche to Dingboche (4410m), (6-hours). Trekking in the shade of rhododendron trees, we cross a suspension bridge and have a walk of about an hour before reaching Pangboche, a fantastic view of Ama Dablam can be enjoyed here. We continue to walk up the Imja Valley to reach the farming village of Dingboche.
Day 08: Acclimatisation day. We will walk from Dingboche to Ama Dablam base camp (4600m). We get good views of Ama Dablam, many other peaks and a beautiful lake view. (3-hours)
Day 09: Dingboche to Lobuche (4910m). (6-hours) We walk via Thukla (4620m) where we stop for lunch. There are impressive views of the trekking peak Lobuche East (6119m) and the north face of Taweche Peak. After lunch we walk through the Everest Memorial Park to Sherpas and mountaineers who have lost there lives on Everest. The trail starts to climb steeply along side the glacier. After a few hours we reach our destination for tonight in Lobuche.
Day 10: Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5140m). (5 hours). This was the base camp of the 1953 Everest Expedition. We enjoy views of Pumori (7165m) and Nuptse (7864m) on the way. After lunch we head for Everest Base Camp (5364m) the thrilling goal of your trek. Return and overnight at Gorak Shep.
Day 11: Gorak Shep to Pheriche (4248m). (5-hours) We have an early morning rise, to climb Kala Patthar (5550m), hoefully for sunrise. This affords us spectacular views of Everest (8848m), the Khumbu ice fall, Pumori, lakes and much more. After breakfast we head for Pheriche stopping for lunch at Tukla.
Day 12: Pheriche to Namche. (7hrs) We now retrace our steps to Namche.
Day 13: Namche to Lukla. (8-hours)
Day 14: Fly Lulka to Kathmandu.
Day 15: Either transfer to the airport for your onward journey or spend some time enjoying delights of Nepal.

This 15 day itinerary spends 3 nights at Namche and 2 nights at Dingboche, to make your acclimatisation to altitude safer. We do recommend that you add in extra days to your trip as a buffer in case of delays flying in or out of Lukla.
It is an example of our EBC treks, an extra day or two can be added on the way back down to make the days shorter, for those who wish to do so.

Prices vary depending on level of service you require and grade of hotel accomodation, climbing permit and group size, please contact us. The information below is based on a full service.

The price covers the following services:

  1. Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on a bed and breakfast basis.
  2. Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) with hot beverage and snacks whilst on trek.
  3. Tea house accommodation whilst on trek.
  4. Sagarmatha National Park permit, Climbing permits.
  5. Domestic airfare (Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu).
  6. Domestic airport tax.
  7. An experienced English speaking climbing guide, or where possible language of your choice trained and licenced by the Government of Nepal, Ministry of Tourism & Civil Aviation. Climbing guide equipment.
  8. Hire of climbing equipment.
  9. Highly experienced well equipped trekking porter.
  10. Staff food, accommodation, clothing, salary & insurance.
  11. All necessary ground transportation.
  12. Airport transfers.
  13. All governmental procedure.
  14. Farewell dinner in Kathmandu at typical Nepali restaurant.

The price does not cover the following services

  1. Meals in Kathmandu. Extra hotel nights.
  2. Expenses of a personal nature, internet access, charging batteries, showers etc.
  3. Bar and beverage bills.
  4. Your Travel Insurance, helicopter rescue and cover for any other adventurous activities that you may take part in.
  5. Rescue & Evacuation.
  6. Gratuity (tip) for staff.
  7. Nepal entry visa

To get most from your trek you should have a good level of fitness.

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