Everest Base Camp Trek without flight to Lukla 14 Days 13 Nights

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Overview

Everest Base Camp Trek without flight to Lukla 14 Days 13 Nights is the best option to trek to Everest Base Camp for those who don’t want to risk their life to land in the world most dangerous airport – Lukla airport.

How to get to Everest Base Camp without flying? We have the best Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary to Everest Base Camp without flight to Lukla.

We drive all the way from Kathmandu to Kinja using Jeep, and you will trek for 2 days to Namche Bazar and then you will be on the same route to Everest Base Camp like everyone else. CLICK HERE If you want to do the Everest Base Camp Trek via Lukla Airport.

Everest Base Camp Trek without flight to Lukla 14 Days 13 Nights Itinerary

Day 1: Kathmandu (1300m) - Jiri (1905m) - Shivalaya (1767m) - Bhandar(2040m) - Kinja(1646m)

Day 2: Kinja - Junbesi(2675m)

Day 3: Junbesi - Namche Bazar (3440m)

Day 4: Acclimatization at Namche(3440m)

Day 5: Namche Bazar to Tengbuche Monestry(3860m)

Day 6: Tengbuche Monastery (3860m) to Dingboche(4360m)

Day 7: Acclimatization at Dingboche (4360m)

Day 8: Dingboche (4360m) to Lobuche (4940m)

Day 9: Lobuche – GorakShep(5170m)-Everest Base Camp(5300m)-Gorakshep

Day 10: Gorakshep to Kalapatthar(5545m) and downhill trek to Pheriche

Day 11: Pheriche to Namche

Day 12: Namche Bazar to Junbesi

Day 13: Junbesi - Kinja

Day 14: Kinja - Bhandar - Shivalaya - Jiri - Kathmandu

Itinerary

Day 1: Kathmandu (1300m) - Jiri (1905m) - Shivalaya (1767m) - Bhandar(2040m) - Kinja(1646m)

Duration

14 hours

Transportation

Car

Meal

Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Hotel/Lodge in Kinja

Highlight: Scenic and Adventurous drive all the way from Kathmandu to Kinja, avoid using Lukla airport. 

04.00am: Pick up from your hotel in Kathmandu, and we will drive following the routes as per: 

  • Trips to Everest Base Camp = Kathmandu (1300m) – Jiri (1905m) – Shivalaya (1767m) – Bhandar(2040m) – Kinja(1646m).
  • Total Duration: 14 hours | Total Distance 232km

10.00pm: Arrive in Kinja. Rest & relax. 

Why we drive all the way from Kathmandu to Shivalaya and to Kinja? 

  1. We do the Everest Base Camp Trek without flight to Lukla airport – world’s most dangerous airport with high death toll on yearly basis. We don’t take risk. We drive till the last possible drive way – Kinja. 
  2. Scenic drive along many beutiful rivers named here a few – Tama Koshi, Sun Koshi(Koshi means river in Nepalese language) and etc which originated from Tibet. We will pass by a lot of small villages, mountains, houses, monasteries etc. The views of the drive = amazing and beutiful. 

NOTE: Checkpoint for TIMS and Permits is at Jiri and Shivalaya – Gaurishankar Conservation Area.  

Day 2: Kinja - Junbesi(2675m)

Duration

6 hours

Transportation

Trekking

Meal

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Hotel/Lodge in Junbesi

Highlights: No highlights – quite challenging to trek 6 hours all the way uphill

09.00am: Breakfast at hotel. We will start our trek for 6 hours or more all the way uphill to Junbesi. Lunch will be prepared en route in local restaurant. 

04.00pm: Check in hotel in Junbesi. Rest & relax. 

Day 3: Junbesi - Namche Bazar (3440m)

Duration

6 hours

Transportation

Trekking

Meal

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Hotel/Lodge in Namche Bazar

Highlights: No highlights – quite challenging to trek 6 hours all the way uphill

09.00am: Breakfast at hotel. We will start our trek for 6 hours or more all the way uphill to Namche Bazar. Lunch will be prepared en route in local restaurant. 

04.00pm: Check in hotel in Namche Bazar. Rest & relax. Enjoy the beutiful and scenic Namche Bazar with views of Kongde(on front), Kusumkhan and Thamserku(on back). Overnight in Namche. 

Day 4: Acclimatization at Namche(3440m)

Duration

n/a

Transportation

Trekking

Meal

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Hotel/Lodge in Namche Bazar

Hiking to Everest View hotel 3900m. It is 2.5 hrs uphill treks. Rest and explore the area. This point offers beautiful views of  Kwangde, Thamserku, KusumKanguru, Kangtega, AmaDablam, Island Peak, Peak 41, Lhotse, Lhotse Shar, Nuptse, Everest, Tabuche peak, Cholatse peak, Khumbila etc..

NOTE: Every Friday and Saturday, do not forget to visit the local marker fair to shop for goods on cheap price.

Day 5: Namche Bazar to Tengbuche Monestry(3860m)

Duration

6 hours

Transportation

Trekking

Meal

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Hotel/Lodge in Tengbuche Monastery

08.00 am: Start the trek after breakfast to Kyagjuma(3570m) and continue the trek to Sanasa(3650m) for 1.3 hours walk. You can have option of other trekking destination from Sanasa(3650m). But, we continue our treks to PhunkiTenga(3250m).

09.30 am: Arrive in Sanasa. We continue downhill trek to PhunkiTenga(3250m) for one hour.
10.30 am: Arrive in PhunkiTenga(3250m) and lunch break.
11.00 am: Start the uptill trek to TengbucheMonastery(3860m) for 3 hrs.
02.00 pm: Arrive in TengbucheMonastery(3860m) and overnight. Note: You can see the beautiful views of Everest(8448m), Nuptse, Ama Dhablam and many more. Dinner at hotel. 

Day 6: Tengbuche Monastery (3860m) to Dingboche(4360m)

Duration

6 hours

Transportation

Trekking

Meal

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Hotel/Lodge in Dingboche

08:00am: Start downhill trek to Deboche(3770m) for 30 minutes and continue the trek to Pangboche(3930m) for 1 hour.
09.30am: Arrive in Pangboche(3930m) and continue the trek to Shomare(4070m).
10.30am: Arrive in Shomare(4070m). And Lunch.
11.00am: Start the trek to Dingboche (4360m).
01.00pm: Arrive at Dingboche (4360m), Check in hotel and overnight at Dingbuche. Dinner at hotel. 

Day 7: Acclimatization at Dingboche (4360m)

Duration

n/a

Transportation

Trekking

Meal

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Hotel/Lodge in Dingboche

Program: Trek to Nagarjuna(5000m) for 4 hours and see the beautiful views of Amadablam, Makalu, Barunche, Chopolo II, Merapeak. Or you can trek to ChukungVillage(4750m) for 3 hours and explore the village. It will take 2 hours to be back from either Nagarjuna or Chukung village.

Day 8: Dingboche (4360m) to Lobuche (4940m)

Duration

5 hours

Transportation

Trekking

Meal

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Hotel/Lodge in Lobuche

08.00 am: Start the trek after the breakfast toDugla(4600m) for 2 hours. Tea break 2 hours
10.00 am: Arrive at Dugla(4600m) and tea break.
11.00 am: Start the uphill trek to Lobuche(4940m) for 3 hours.
02.00 pm: Arrive at Lobuche(4940m) and check in hotel. Lunch and dinner at hotel. Overnight in Lobuche(4940m).
NOTE: You can see amazing view of Nuptse, Cholatse and Taboche peak(6495m).

Day 9: Lobuche – GorakShep(5170m)-Everest Base Camp(5300m)-Gorakshep

Duration

8 hours

Transportation

Trekking

Meal

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Hotel/Lodge in GorakShep

08.00 am: Start the trek after breakfast to GorakShep(5170m). It is 3 hours’ uphill trek.
11.00 am: Arrive in GorakShep(5170m). Check in hotel and lunch.
12.00 pm: Start trek to Everest Base Camp (5300m) for 3 hours.
03.00 pm: Arrive in Mt. Everest Base Camp (5300m).
Note: You will see the views of Nuptse, Everest south shoulder, Chamgtse(7543m) Lingtren(6713m), Khumbutse(6639m) and Mt. Pumori(7138m) on Left hand sight. We won’t spend more than 30 minutes because of windy condition.
03.30 pm: Back to GorakShep(5170m) for 2 hours.
05.30 pm: Arrive in hotel and Dinner at Hotel. Overnight in GorakShep(5170m).

Day 10: Gorakshep to Kalapatthar(5545m) and downhill trek to Pheriche

Duration

8.5 hours

Transportation

Trekking

Meal

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Hotel/Lodge in Pheriche

04.00 am: Wake up and uphill trek to Kalapatthar(5545m) for 2 hours.
NOTE: You can see beautiful sunrise view and mountain likes Everest, Nuptse, Mt Pumori, Amadablam etc. We will rest for 30 minutes.
06.30 am: Start downhill trek back to GorekShep(5170m) for 1 hour.
07.30 am: Arrive in hotel and breakfast.
08.30 am: Start downhill trek back to Pheriche (4280m): 6 hours
10.30 am: Arrive in Lobuche (4940m) and continue the trek to Dughla (4600m) for 2 hours.
12.30 pm: Arrive in Dughla and Lunch at Dughla (4600m).
01.00 pm: Start the trek to Pheriche (4280m) for 2 hours.
03.00 pm: Arrive in Pheriche (4280m). Check in hotel and Overnight in Pheriche. Dinner at hotel.

Day 11: Pheriche to Namche

Duration

6 hours

Transportation

Trekking

Meal

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Hotel/Lodge in Namche Bazar

08.00 am: After breakfast, start trek to Shomare(4070m) for 1 hour.
09.00 am: Arrive in Shomare (4070m) and continue the trek to Pangboche(3930m) for 45 minutes
09.45 am: Arrive in Pangboche (3930m) and continue the trek to Deboche(3770m) for 45 minutes.
10.30 am: Arrive in Deboche (3770m) and continue the trek to Tengboche(3860m) for 30 minutes.
11.00 am: Arrive in Tengboche (3860m) and lunch.
12.00 pm: Start the trek after lunch to Namche Bazar(3440m) for 3 hours.
03.00 pm: Arrive in Namche Bazar(3440m) and check in hotel. Overnight at Namche Bazar.

Day 12: Namche Bazar to Junbesi

Duration

6 hours

Transportation

Trekking

Meal

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Hotel/Lodge in Junbesi

Highlights: No highlights – quite challenging to trek 6 hours all the way downhill

09.00am: Breakfast at hotel. We will start our trek for 6 hours or more all the way downhill to Junbesi. Lunch will be prepared en route in local restaurant. 

04.00pm: Check in hotel in Junbesi. Rest & relax. 

Day 13: Junbesi - Kinja

Duration

6 hours

Transportation

Trekking

Meal

Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner

Accommodation

Hotel/ Lodge in Kinja

Highlights: No highlights – quite challenging to trek 6 hours all the way downhill

09.00am: Breakfast at hotel. We will start our trek for 6 hours or more all the way downhill to Kinja. Lunch will be prepared en route in local restaurant. 

04.00pm: Check in hotel in Kinja. Rest & relax. 

Day 14: Kinja - Bhandar - Shivalaya - Jiri - Kathmandu

Duration

14 hours

Transportation

Car

Meal

Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation

N/A

04.00am: We will start our drive all the way from Kinja(1646m) – Bhandar(2040m) – Shivalaya(1767m) – Jiri(1905m) then to Kathmandu. Total duration is 14 hours. 

10.00am: Arrive in Kathmandu. Trek ends. 

Price & Terms

What is included?

  • Two ways Jeep drive from Kathmandu to Kinja, and Kinja to Kathmandu
  • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks.
  • All land transportation. 
  • All meals stated in the itinerary. NOTES: All meals will based on pre-ordered basis, if want other kind of foods from menu during your meals, will be at own expenses and no refund. 
  • 1 trekking guide
  • 1 porter will be provided for every trekkers (maximum weight of total luggage is 15kg)
  • Sleeping bags and walking stick, if necessary.
  • Tim & National Park entrance fees (trekking permit and entrance fees to National Parks)
  • Porters & Trekking Guides’ salaries, meals & accommodations.
  • First aids kids, water purified tab & all necessary in mountains.
  • 23% VAT (Government tax and service charge).

What is not included?

  • Personal expenses.
  • Items that mentioned as your own expenses.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Tipping for guide and porter
  • Extra night hotel accommodation if return early from trek or late departure.
  • All the meal and accommodation outside of the mountains area. 
  • Tea/Coffee/Hot Water outside of breakfast, lunch and dinner during the trek at the rest point.
  • All the bar bills like coke, beer, bottle of water, hot water etc.

Important Notes

Special NOTES and extra charges during Everest Base Camp Trek without flight to Lukla 14 Days 13 Nights

  • Drinks such as bottled mineral water, Coke, Beer will be chargeable if you ordered on top on the meals provided in mountains.
  • We will provide drinking water with water purifier tablet.
  • Hot water is not FOC in mountain. It will be at own expenses and you will have to pay directly.
  • WiFi is not FOC. It will be at own expenses and you will have to pay directly. Expect to pay USD 2 per stay.
  • Charging the telephone and other electronic devices are allowed on permission, and not at FOC. Expect to pay USD 2 per device per stay.  

Other NOTES: 

  • Time schedules in the itinerary are for reference, changes of time and schedules will be advised by your tour guide depending on the situation on the road during the tours.
  • Customers have to write in email for confirmation.
  • Payment phases:
    • 50% upon Confirmation,
    • 50% upon Pick up in your hotel.
  • Please note the itineraries are subjects to change. It always depends on the time available and weather conditions. Some of them can be cancelled without prior notice. No refund upon cancellation if it happened due to guests’ fault on dragging the time of visiting certain places or due to bad weather condition.
  • Any change request will be charged accordingly.

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  1. If you are satisfied with our itinerary and quotation, send your confirmation through email.
  2. We will then issue the Confirmation Order and Invoice to you.
  3. Following this, you should make 50% deposit with us via Pay Pal or our bank account.
  4. 50% deposit will be paid by your side either via Pay Pal or bank in to our Nepal Company account. The
  5. remaining amount can be deposited after arriving in Nepal.
  6. We will issue the official payment receipt to you once we receive the payment.

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