Khari Khola to Everest Base Camp Trek

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Khari Khola to Everest Base Camp Trek - Days

Trip Route

Ktm - Khari Khola - Namche Bazar - Tengboche - Gorakshep - Kala Patthar - EBC - Lukla

Trip Facts

Group Size
1+ PAX
Trip Grade
Max. Elevation
5,500 M/18,040 FT
Full Boards Meal On The Trek
Best Season

Khari Khola to Everest base camp trek is modified of the Everest classical trek that used to operate from Phaplu or Jiri. Khari Khola Everest base camp trek is the best accessible Everest trekking route with avoiding air transport. Khari Khola, the nearest jeep park from Lukla is about 30 Km far and 305 Kilometer distance from Kathmandu. Kathmandu to Kharikhola is the latest open drive road also only possible to get close to Lukla airport. Khari Khola to Everest base camp hike is combined of diverse landscapes, multiple cultural experiences, and majestic Mountain View. A 14-days mountain trek covers wide geographic terrain and exclusive Nepalese culture as well as enough altitude adjustment. Definitely, Khari Khola to Lukla is a less touristic route where trekkers have peaceful moments and relish nature's beauty. As traverse off touristic zone excursion realistic Nepalese culture and the Buddhist pilgrimage sites. A mix of bio-diversity makes the Everest base camp trek route so much colorful especially the rice terrace in the shadow of the mountains. A route leads into the pristine forest of rhododendron, oak, magnolia, and pine where often encounter colorful birds and wild animals.

Khari Khola to Everest base camp trek commences with scenic drive-out from Kathmandu. About 12 hours' road drive contains both dusty off-road and blacktop. The drive offered a stunning view of the meandering river, cluster Nepalese villages, colorful countryside, and the Himalayas to Khari Khola village. The trail beyond Khari Khola village gently climbs up on the Dudh Koshi valley and ascends to Kari la pass (3080 m) on foot of the Mera peak to main Everest base camp trail which joint Chheplung, nearby Lukla airport. The lower section trail from Pikey peak to Namche Bazar is a spectacular hiking route with a vegetable farm and multiple grains terraced. Also crossing thrilling high iron bridges and visit different Buddhist monasteries namely Tengboche, Lawdo Gompa, Thaktul monastery, Pangboche monastery en route to Everest base camp. Catch the first superior view of Mount Everest before arriving at Namche Bazar. Then two spare day at Namche Bazar and Dingboche village is enough for side trips to the nearest stunning viewpoint and villages. A trail upwards along the Khumbu River and Khumbu glacier to highest elevation lodge, Gorakshep, and then conduct side trek to Everest base camp and Kala Patthar viewpoint. The Kala Patthar summit provides a breathtaking close-up view of Mount Everest, glacier, and Mahalangur Himal. On way to Everest base camp have a close-up sight of the Khumbu icefall, Mount Pumori, Ama Dablam, and more than 25 snowcapped mountains. After accomplishing your goal to Kala Patthar viewpoint and Everest base camp retrace downhill to Lukla airport.

Daily itinerary

What's included?

  • International and domestic airport transfer airport/hotel/airport
  • Everest Base Camp Trek permits (Everest National Park and Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Fee)
  • Kathmandu to Khari Khola by private/shared jeep
  • Experienced English speaking licensed guide with salary, accommodation, food & Insurance
  • Three meals a day during the trek in the mountains (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner with hot drinks)
  • Seasonal fresh fruits Apple, Banana, Orange, etc
  • Complimentary trekking equipment's like four seasonal sleeping bag, dawn Jacket and duffle bag (should be returned upon completing the trek)
  • Everest Classic Trek Map
  • Lukla to Kathmandu flight ticket with together your guide
  • First aid medical kit, oximeter to check pulse, heart rate, and oxygen saturation at higher altitude
  • Normal lodge/guesthouse base accommodation during the trek in the mountain
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu at a typical Nepalese restaurant with live cultural dance

What's not included?

  • Travel and medical insurance which should cover emergency evacuation
  • Meals and Accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Personal expenses hot shower, laundry, internet, battery charge, etc
  • Porter to carry your bag pack
  • Gratitude to your guide and porter

Fixed Departures

Sorry, No fixed departure dates availabe, Please request for Private Trip