Everest Circuit Trekking

Duration: 18 Days   |   Based on 1 Review

Every challenging road to success for an individual is worth the struggle if the sense of accomplishment at the end brings you a realization of your own purpose in life. Everest Circuit trekking is one of those incredible journeys that will leave an indelible memory for a trekker to cherish for a lifetime.

Everest Circuit trekking is a life-changing experience that is designed for those adventure seekers who want to explore the whole Everest region with an enthusiastic and determined spirit. This is a challenging trek that demands physical fitness and a few years of experience in climbing high altitude mountains. Since this is one of the most adventurous and stunning treks in the Khumbu Region, Everest Circuit trekking covers all the beautiful treasure of this area. As challenging as it is, this is undoubtedly the finest mountain journeys in the Himalayas that have a blend of unique Sherpa cultures and traditions in it. The trek provides an opportunity to visit the world-famous Tengboche monastery which is at a height of 3860 m to give you a better insight on Buddhist culture.

Fascinating Everest Circuit trekking leads us to the home of the legendary Sherpa people, based at the foothills of the highest peak in the world, Mt. Everest which is at an altitude of 8848m. Everest circuit trekking is followed by the highly praised trekking route which passes through the mesmerizing Dudh Koshi to its source the Gokyo Lake. Gokyo Lake is to the west of the Everest base camp which subsequently takes you towards the summit Gokyo Peak (5483 m). Gokyo Peak offers a fantastic panoramic view of the snow-capped, Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt. Everest and Mt. Makalu and is said to be a paradise for photographers as they get an outstanding shot of the mountains up-close.

En route back to Lukla, we cross the Chola pass which is followed by Everest base camp, Kalapathar, down to Tengboche monastery, Everest view hotel, and Namche Bazaar. On our Everest circuit trekking, we enjoy the awe-inspiring views of Everest including several other similar peaks and explore the Buddhist monasteries located at the world's highest elevation.


  • Enjoy an adventure and challenging trek which demands the physical fitness and experience of doing some high altitude trekking
  • Experience  one of the most adventurous and stunning treks in the Khumbu Region the Everest Circuit trekking covers all the beautiful treasure of this region
  • Explore an exceptional journey in the Himalayas offers a unique Sherpa culture and traditions
  • An opportunity to visit the world’s famous Tengboche monastery at 3860m to learn a bit about Buddhism
  • Enjoy the awe-inspiring views of Everest including several other similar peaks and explore the Buddhist monasteries located at the world’s highest elevation.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01Arrival at Kathmandu Airport (1,350m):
  • Day 02Fly to Lukla (2,880m), 35 minutes and trek to Phakding (2,640m), 4 hrs walking:
  • Day 03Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,445m), 6 hours walking:
  • Day 04Namche Bazaar Acclimatization day, hike to Everest view hotel:
  • Day 05Trek from Namche to Phorste Thanga (3,680m), 5 hours walking:
  • Day 06Trek from Phorste Thanga to Machhermo (4,470m), 5 to 6 hrs walking:
  • Day 07Trek from Machhermo to Gokyo (4,790m), 6 hrs walking:
  • Day 08Trek from Gokyo to Gokyo Ri (5,483m) and back to Gokyo, 5 hrs walking:
  • Day 09Trek from Gokyo to Thangna (4,500m), 5 hrs walking:
  • Day 10Cross Cho la pass (5,300m) then trek to Dzongla (4,710m), 6 to 7 hrs walking:
  • Day 11Trek from Dzongla to Lobuche (4,900m), 4 to 5 hrs walking:
  • Day 12Trek to EBC (5,364m) then back to Gorak Shep (5,150m), 7 to 8 hrs walking:
  • Day 13Hike to Kala patthar (5,545m) and trek down to Periche (4,200m), 6 to 7 hrs walking:
  • Day 14Trek from Periche to Tengboche (3,860m), 5 to 6 hrs walking:
  • Day 15Trek from Tengboche to Namche Bazaar (3,445m), 5 to 6 hrs walking:
  • Day 16Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,880m), 6 to 7 hrs walking:
  • Day 17Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu, 35 minutes flight:
  • Day 18Final Departure:
Detail Itinerary


  • The entire airport picks up and drops.
  • Standard hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • Necessary flights from Kathmandu to Lukla return trips.
  • Everest National park fee with trekking permit.
  • Tims card (trekking information management system card).
  •  All meals (Breakfast, Lunch and dinner) during the trekking period.
  • Accommodation (Guest house or mountain lodges) during the trekking period.
  • English speaking guide and highly experienced staffs.
  • Staffs food, clothing, salary and their insurance.
  • All necessary grounded transportation.
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Welcome and fare well dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Our service charges with VAT and Local / Government Taxes.
  • Sightseeing or any extra activities except the above program.
  • Personal nature expenses.
  • Bar bill and all kind of drinks.
  • Rescue & Evacuation.
  • Gratitude (tip) for staff.


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Useful Information

Everest Circuit trekking is one of the challenging treks in the Everest Region.  Please read about Acute Mountain Sickness before making a final decision to book the Everest Circuit trekking. 

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