Short Everest Base Camp Trek

7 Days

7 days Everest base camp trek is a combination of trekking and heli tour in Everest region. One way trekking up to Everest base camp from Lukla is followed by heli tour from Everest base camp to Lukla on 7th day of trekking. 7 days Everest base camp trekking is the best package designed for trekkers who want to complete  Everest base camp trek in short interval of time and don’t want to return Lukla on foot.

7 days Everest Base Camp Trek

7 Days Everest base camp trek is short, adventure trek leading you to the base camp of world’s highest peak – Mt, Everest. The trek starts from Lukla and ends in Lukla. Starting the walk from Lukla you will pass different villages, rivers, suspension bridges, pasture land, forest and moranes. Breathing in higher elevation, new surrounding and close up view of mountain from higher cliffs remains mesmerizing each day.

The bank of DudhKoshi on the first day walk takes you to beautiful village Phakding where you can get best lodge for night stay. The second day walk includes suspension bridges, forest track, Manjo village, pine trial and stone paved stairs to welcome in Namche Bazzar. In order to complete trek in 7 days, you will not have rest days in entire 7 days Everest base camp trek.

The easy trial of Namche to Tengboche gives amazing view of Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhola, Mt. Khumbuste, Mt. Changaste, Mt. Pumori and Labuche, These ranges becomes more closer while reaching Lobuche, Gorekshep and Everest base Camp. The path becomes more challenging when you reach higher elevation because of the low temperature, low air pressure and less oxygenated air with increasing elevation. On the last day we will wake up around at 4 am and hike to Kalapather to capture the panoramic view of Mt. Everest with rising sun. To get best experience of heli tour we will return to Lukla via helicopter from Gorekshep.

7 days Everest base Camp trek is perfect trek to those who don’t want to walk downhills after reaching Everest base camp – the destination. If you want to do Everest base camp trek and don’t have enough time for exploration via walking long time in Khumbu region then choose 7 days Everest base camp trek. You can fulfill your EBC trek with best price, friendly guide, best management in your comfort zone with mission summsit trek. Thus travel with us.

 Outline Itinerary 

Itinerary

Elevation

Waking

Day 01: Fly to Lukla (2,804m) & trek to Phakding (2,640m)

2804m/9199ft

4 hrs

Day o2: Phakding to Namche Bazaar

3440m/11283

7-8 Hrs

Day 03: Namche to Tengboche

3860m/12660ft

6-7 hrs

Day 04 : Tengboche to Dingboche

4410m/14464ft

5-6 Hrs

Day 05: Dingboche to Lobuche

4910m/16105ft

5-6 hrs

Day 06 : Lobuche to Gorakshep to  EBC  Back to Ghorakshep

5364m/17598ft

10 hrs

Day 07 : Gorakshep to Lukla by Heli

2804m/9199ft

 

 

Itinerary

We will wake up early in the morning to reach airport on exact time. Around 25 – 30 minutes of mountainous flight takes you to Lukla, the entrance of Everest base camp trek. After having breakfast in Lukla we will descend towards bank of Dudhkoshi which lead you to Phakding. Trek to Phakding offers forest walk, suspension bridges, wooden breeze with burble of Dudhkoshi, greenery, chorten and maniwalls. Phakding is beautiful village resting in the bank of Dudhkoshi where we can see numbers of lodge and tea houses.
After having delicious breakfast in Phakding, we will start our trek on the bank of Dudhkoshi. The trial enters to Sagarmatha national park through Manjo village. Today you will cross longest and highest suspension bridge named Hillary suspension bridge. Entering the pine trial and stone paved stairs you will reach Namche Bazzar- the Himalayan Thamel. You can see busy market in Namche Bazzar.
The best trial of Everest Base Camp begins as we leave Namche Bazzar. After ascending around half hour we can see a different surrounding filled with mesmerizing view of Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Thamsekhu, Amma Dablam, tabuche, Cholache, Lhotse shar, Kusum Kanguru. We will take rest in Kaynjuma and walk uphill towards Tengboche.
The trekking towards Dingboche begins after having breakfast in Tengboche. Higher the elevation, greater the scenary. Yes we will have more close up view of Mountains as we move ahead towards Dingboche. We will pass Pangboche, Somare and Imja stream before reaching Dingboche.
We will leave Dingboche after having breakfast and trek to Thukla pass. The pasture and rocky landscape covered with snow gives amazing scenery. After crossing Thukla pass we will have quite easy path until we reach Lobuche. It takes around 4, 5 hours to reach Lobuche, a small valley resting on the non-green surface of Everest region.
Today is the final day of ascending to higher elevation. The long journey gets its destination, on 6th day of your trek. The walk on moraines, rocky path and enjoying the panoramic view of Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhola, Mt. Khumbuste, Mt. Changaste, Mt. Pumori and Labuche, We will reach Gorakshep. It is a small area established for facilitating night stay for trekkers. After reaching Gorakshep, we will warmup our body, take rest for an hour and walk towards Everest base camp. Enjoying the mountainous view and fulfilling the desire of standing on Everest base, we will spend the joyful hours. Afeter the capturing the precious moments on photographs and video we will return back to Gorakshep.
We will weak up early in the morning and hike to Kalapather to get clear view Mount Everest with sunrise. The amazing journey from Lukla to Everest base camp ends as we return to Gorekshep and fly back to Lukla via Helicopter. This package include Helicopter only upto Lukla.

7 days Everest Base camp trek details

7 Days Everest base camp trek is a modified trek to make trekking short in the Everest region. We aimed to give both experiences of trekking and heli tour for our client. This trek is designed to fulfill the demands of Everest reason lovers who want to do Everest base camp trek and do not have enough time. Also, the trekkers who want to do multiple trekking in a short period of time in Nepal can choose 7 days Everest Base camp trek along with other short trekking sports of Nepal such as Ghorepani poonhill trekMardi Himal trekLangtang trek etc.

Some of the information’s regarding 7 days Everest Base Camp trek is mentioned below:

Visa

You can apply tourist visa of Nepal from Nepal embassy or from Tribhuvan International airport after your arrival. If you are coming Nepal only for 7 days Everest Base camp trek then it is better to take 15 days visa. Taking visa depends on number of your treks in Nepal. You cannot take visa less than 15 days.

Best season For Everest Trek 

Autumn and Spring are the best seasons for the Everest base camp trek. The month of March, April, May, August, September October are the best months because the weather remains pleasant, no extreme temperature, rain cover, and sloppy paths are found in these months.

Difficulty level

7 days Everest base camp trek is a moderate trek. Mentally and physically fit people with mountain trekking experience can easily do this trek.

Preparation

You should do physical exercises including walking, running around 2 hours a day before 2,3 months of your trek. It is necessary to have experience of Himalayan trekking otherwise walking the challenging path of Everest is not possible. Medical checkup to know your health condition is also important to prevent sickness during the trek.

Accommodation

Best tea houses are available in the Everest region. You will get a clean room with an attached bathroom to Namche. As you walk uphills, you will have a bathroom far from the room.

Charging gadgets

You can charge your gadgets in each teahouse chosen for a night stay. Charging is not available in room but in dinning hall. Depending on the tea house you should pay either for the number of gadgets you charge or per hour charging gadgets.

General Clothing recommended

  • Warm jacket – down jacket,
  • Water and windproof jacket (alternatively bring a poncho or umbrella)
  • Long sleeved synthetic fleece (windproof material, if possible)
  • Thermal underwear.
  • Hat, a pair of gloves and a scarf.
  • Comfortable hiking trousers. (loose fitting)
  • Shorts and trousers, or a skirt.
  • 2 pairs of warm wool-blend socks.
  • 2 pairs of running socks or liner socks.
  • Proper hiking boots.
  • Running shoes and flip-flops.
  • 2-3 T-shirts.
  • Water bottle.

Altitude Sickness

This is a kind of illness that is caused by ascent to high altitudes. The symptoms will occur within 6 to 24 hours of achieving a high altitude. Altitude sickness is fatal and can result in death if not treated in time. You need to stay alert to any of the symptoms that occur.

Symptoms

  • Headache
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness
  • Loss of appetite
  • Upset stomach
  • Feeling unsteady
  • Shortness of breath
  • Increased heart rate
  • Difficulty sleeping

An effective measure to recover from early AMS

If you happen to notice any of the symptoms, follow the guideline mentioned below-

  • Do not climb any higher for the next 48 hours
  • Descend to a lower altitude if possible
  • Take complete rest until you feel well
  • Do not exercise
  • Do not smoke
  • Drink plenty of water
  • Take external oxygen supply if necessary
  • Take anti-sickness medicines

If you see no improvement in your health within 48 hours, you will have to be immediately deported to the city for medical support.

Preventive Measures

There is no way to train your body prior to trekking so as to adapt to the high altitude. Some ways in which you can prevent it are as follows:

  • Take plenty of rest
  • Ascend slowly and gradually as you reach higher
  • keep yourself hydrated
  • Eat high-calorie food
  • Do not smoke, drink or consume tranquilizing medicines

Meal

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner is included in package. Depending on group of people you can choose food from menu. Generally you get porridge, tea, coffee, breast items, eggs, curry in breakfast. Nepali thali including rice, dal, curry, pickle, pappad is common for Lunch and dinner. You can choose other food items such as momo, thukpa, noodles, sphagette, chapatee, sandwich as available in menu.

Insurance

During times of emergencies like acute altitude sickness or a natural calamity, you might have to be immediately deported in a helicopter. The cost of such deportation is covered by health insurance that needs to be purchased before you start the trek.

Trekking option

  • Solo trekking with private guide and porter.
  • Trekking with the only Guide.
  • Trekking with Guide and porter.
  • Trekking in Group with guide & Porter.

Frequently asked Questions

How hard is 7 days Everest base camp trek?

7 days Everest base camp trek is comparatively less hard than the Everest base camp trek because in 7 days Everest base camp trek you will have a one-way walk. After reaching Everest base camp you will return to Lukla in Heli. less days (7 days), less distance (one way) walk makes your trek quite easier than 14 days Everest base camp trek where you have to walk 10 days in Khumbu region.

What is the best time for 7 days Everest Base Camp trek?

March, April, May of the Spring season and August, September, October of the autumn season is the best time for 7 days Everest base camp trek.
The weather remains pleasant and you can assume 100% scenic beauty during these months.

What is the worse time of 7 days Everest base camp trek?

June, July and January, February are considered a worse time for 7 days Everest base camp trek. Regular rainfall during June July and extremely low temperature during January and February makes you unable to do Everest base camp trek. Tea houses remain close during this time.

Is trekking experience necessary for 7 days Everest Base camp trek?

Yes, a trekking experience is essential for the Everest base camp trek. You cannot tolerate low temperature and low air pressure at high altitudes unless you have done a moderate trek in mountains.

How to prepare Everest base camp trek?

You should do regular Physical exercise, jogging before 3 months of your trek to prepare for 7 days Everest base camp trek. A medical check-up to know your health condition is essential.

Who can do 7 days Everest bae camp trek?

Mentally and physically fit people having experience in mountain treks can do 7 days Everest base camp trek.

Is Everest base camp trek possible with out acclimatization?

No, you cannot do the Everest Base camp trek without acclimatization. Since you will walk in a high altitude day by day, your body couldn’t develop the required RBC to adjust with low atmospheric oxygen. Our body will badly suffer from altitude sickness unless we don’t have acclimatization during the Everest base camp trek.

Can I do 7 days Everest base camp trek without Guide?

Yes, you can do 7 days Everest base camp trek without guide only if you know the route and all management of the Permit and Heli tour.
Without knowing the route and Helicopter information, you cannot do 7 days Everest base camp trek without a guide.

What do we need for 7 days Everest Base camp trek?

You need permit, 2 passport size photos, ticket of Lukla flight, a porter and a guide for 7 days Everest base camp trek.
If you book your trek with travel agency, they will manage everything you required for Everest base Camp trek.

What to do for preventing altitude sickness?

Acclimatization is the best method of preventing altitude sickness. Proper medication and rest easily cure altitude sickness.
You should avoid alcoholic drinks, unhygienic food during the EBC trek. Hydrating by drinking enough water is very important.

how many Lodge are in Gorakshep, Everest region?

Gorakshep is a last sleeping camp of Everest Base Camp trek which elevation is 5190m and there are only 4 Hotel.
The Name of Hotel which is available in Gorakshep are:- Himalayan lodge , Buddha lodge, Everest Inn and Snowland Highest Inn.

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Trip Facts

  • Lukla Flight, Helicopter
  • 5545m
  • Everest Base Camp & kalapather
  • 7 days
  • Tea House

  • 2
  • Modarate

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