- Trip Grade:Moderate - Challenging
- Total Duration:16 days
- Best Time:March-May & Sept-Dec
- Activities:Trekking, Historical And Cultural Excursion And Yoga As Per Itinerary
- Trekking Duration:12 days
- Trip Start from :Kathmandu
- Trip End at :Kathmandu
- Accommodation:Double/Twin shearing in hotel/lodge
- Meals:Full board in Trekking & Breakfast basis in City
- Transportation:Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus/Flight
- Group size :2-10 pax
- Per Day Walking:4-6 hrs
Everest Base Camp Yoga Trek is one of the most popular trek among the youth and other groups of people who are interested to learn something new through travelling. Walking in the high mountains including yoga and meditation in your daily routine, is experienced as the best way to start a day hiking to mountain with good health condition having locally produce foods. Including yoga in your trek is the best option to keep your health in the right condition to experience something memorable and incredible moments which can be the lifetime experience, Yoga and meditation in the highest land of world where human can reach.
Holiday Tours Nepal offers you the best way to travel around the Himalayas taking care of your health along the journey including yoga and meditation in your daily routine, including morning practicing Yoga, Pranayam (breathing exercise) with the beautiful sunrise, surrounded by sky touching mountains and greeneries which helps to connect ourselves more with the nature and its beauty. Trekking in Nepal including yoga, is a wonderful experience which helps to maintain your physical, mental and spiritual health. Everest Base Camp Yoga Trek can be the memorable trek among the trek you have ever done before because of its geographical features and natural beauty.
You are going to ascend from low altitude to high altitude, when you land in Tribhuwan International airport, the altitude would be 1300mtr.high when you start your trek, you going to ascend 2840mtr. high at Tenjing Hillary airport in Lukla. So, you going to ascend gradually from 2840mtr. To 5545mtr. high to the Everest view point. So, yoga and meditation is going to help you to maintain your physical health through the practice of ‘Asana’, ‘Pranayam’ and ‘Meditation’ is going to help you to center of your mind, to calm down your pulse rate which helps you to sustain and keep balance of your physical health during your trek in high mountains at the altitude of Everest Base Camp. Our yoga instructor is going to help you to adopt the high altitude sickness through some Yogic techniques.
During the trekking we will practice yoga and meditation in indoor and outdoor both according to the availability of the place and situation. It will be nice experience to practice yoga in the beautiful atmosphere of the mountain to connect yourselves with the nature and its energy.
The appropriate time for Everest Base Camp Yoga trek is from March to May and September to December consider as a suitable time for trekking , other than that we are conducting silence yoga retreat during other times. Join Holiday Tours Nepal for the safe and comfortable journey. Your comfort and safety is our first priority.
- Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu 1,350 m and transfer to Hotel.
On arrival at Kathmandu international airport via respective airlines, where you will be received by our office staff and guide with warm welcome then transfer to your hotels in the hub of the city.
After checking into your rooms and getting refreshed join the groups briefing on Everest Base Camp Yoga Trekking, our guide offers you with useful important information regarding trek and your stay in Nepal with us including some short details on Yoga practice on treks.
Evening includes welcome dinner in a nice and authentic Nepalese restaurant with Folk Culture program of Nepal while having your dinner.
- Day 02: Full day in Kathmandu with half day sightseeing tour at places of interest.
Morning, depart from the hotel for exciting tour around Kathmandu at places of great interest, Kathmandu city and its valley steeped with historical and religious monuments temples and monasteries listed as World Heritage Sites.
- Kathmandu Durbar Square
- Pashupatinath Temple
- Bouddhanath Stupa
- Swyambhunath stupa
Afternoon our Yoga Guru and instructor will define regarding Yoga Asan or posture suitable on trekking and then rest of the day free to relax and preparation for Everest Base Camp Yoga Trekking next early morning flight to Lukla.
- Day 3: Flight to Lukla (2,828 meters/9,279 feet) 35 meters and trek to Phakding (2,780 meters/9,121 feet - three to four hours walk)
Starting early morning transfer to domestic airport for short and scenic flight to Lukla, taking a smaller aircraft (Twin Otter or Dornier) during 30 minutes on air with amazing panorama of Himalayan series of peaks with Mt. Everest, as the plane lands on its unique uphill runways reaching at Tenzing & Hillary airport in Lukla.
From here a slow start with few hours of walks on downhill past many Sherpa farm villages with well tended crops and vegetable fields and terraces with occasional views of snow capped peaks of Kwangde and Kusum Khanguru, and then reaching our first overnight stop of the trek at Phakding in the comfort of nice and cozy lodge located by the raging Dudh Kosi River.
Time permitting get assemble in a suitable spacious rooms or in lawn for short Yoga exercise as our Yoga Guru and Instructor will show you the art of different posture or Asan.
- Day 4: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440 meters/11,287 feet) 5- 6 hrs walk
Early morning refresh yourself with Yoga course for an hour, and the after breakfast where day leads you to long uphill walk to reach at famous Namche Bazaar, starting with gradual walk following Dudh Kosi River upstream crossing few bridges to reach Sagarmatha National Park entrance near Monjo village.
Sagarmatha for Everest in Nepalese while Sherpa calls Chomolungma (of Tibetan origin) in both languages means 'Great Mother', from here a pleasant walk on river bed then climb for few hours into forested trail with views of snow capped peaks, as this scenic walk reaches you at exciting Namche Bazaar.
- Day 5: Rest day at Namche Bazaar/ acclimatization day
Morning Yoga routine as per given time by our Instructor and Guru today a free and rest day at Namche Bazaar for necessary acclimatization, before heading higher area an ideal spot for free day at this height above 3,440 m high.
In Namche spend the day with scenic hike to view points on top Namche facing Mt. Everest-Amadablam and other range of peaks, afternoon explore the streets and shops, Namche holds a colorful and busy Saturday Market once a week.
- Day 6: Trek to Tengboche (3,850 meters/12,632 feet) 4-5 hrs walk
Starting early morning Yoga class on lawn with the views of peaks, or indoor in a large dining hall, after a hearty breakfast, depart from Namche where walk leads you on gradual scenic path with downhill to Imjatse River at Phunge-Tenga for lunch, afternoon uphill climb into rhododendron, pines, fir forest with grand views of snowcapped peaks.
After few hours of climb reaching at Thyangboche Monastery, enjoy marvelous views of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Kangtenga, Thamasarku, Kwande with magnificent Amadablam, afternoon with time to visit its interesting monastery and observe monks and priest on prayer.
Thyangboche a scenic and beautiful spot where once a year in the month of mid October or November a festival is held called Mani-Rimdu, where you can observe monks adorned on different deity masks wading evil spirits.
- Day 7: Trek to Dingboche (4,350 meters/14,272 feet) 4-5 hours walk
After early morning Yoga session with majestic views, morning downhill walk for short while on reaching Imjatse River, after crossing a bridge walking into an open country where tree lines stops for few short juniper and rhododendron bushes, uphill for a while to reach at Pangboche village at 3,900 meters.
Pangboche last permanent village before Dingboche and beyond, from here a slow climb to Somara for lunch and continue walk with climb to Dingboche village for overnight stop, located within scenic Imjatse valley with excellent views of Amadablam and Island Peak.
- Day 8: Rest day in Dingboche/ acclimatization day
A rest day for proper acclimatization with longer Yoga exercise facing beautiful landscapes and views of high peaks, option for short hike up to Nakarjung hills for better views of surrounding peaks with Mt. Makalu towards east adjoining.
For some energetic people optional walk to Chukung at 4,760 m high, a small settlement within Imjatse valley offers incredible views of Island Peak, Lhotse Shar, Lhotse, Nuptse and Amadablam.
- Day 9: Trek to Lobuche (4,910 meters/16,109 feet) 4-5 hours walk
After a nice and pleasant stop at Dingboche with Yoga session, morning walk lead to short climb facing excellent views, and then walk on gradual scenic trail to Thugla for lunch, this is where massive Khumbu glacier melts into a raging river.
From here trail Pheriche and Dingboche trail joins towards Everest Base Camp, after a break a steep climb for an hour to Thugla pass, witness stone memorials of unfortunate climbers who died climbing on Mt. Everest, Lhotse or other high mountains. From here a nice walk to Lobuche for overnight stop.
- Day 10: Trek to Gorak Shep (5,180 meters/16,995 feet) about 3 hours walk) and Everest Base Camp (5,364 meters/17,600 feet) 2-3 hours walk.
Today our adventure takes you at Everest Base Camp our main goal and highlight of the trip walking for few hours with short steep climb in between glacier and moraine, then reaching at Gorakshep, beneath lofty peak of Pumori and Kalapathar rocky hill.
Walk continues towards Everest base camp, at base camp enjoy views of massive Khumbu Ice Fall and glaciers, after an exciting time with experience of a lifetime retrace the journey back to Gorakshep for overnight stop.
- Day 11: Trek to Kala Patthar (5,545 meters/18,193 feet) 2-3 hours walk and to Pheriche (4,280 meters/14,042 feet) 5-6 six hours walk
Possible early morning Yoga class then climb on top Kalapathar at above 5,545 m, our highest point of the adventure with magnificent views of mountains includes Mt. Everest at close distance, after a great time on top descend back to Gorakshep for breakfast and continue walk to Thugla, from here downhill to Pheriche around windy valley with nice scenic walk to Pheriche for possible lunch stop.
Pheriche houses many lodges with a health post and a station of HRA (Himalayan Rescue Association). From here another few hours of good walk reaches you at Pangboche village for overnight halt.
- Day 12: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440 meters/11,287 feet) 4-5 hours walk
Depending upon longer walks from Pheriche to Namche where Yoga practice needs a break as per your Guru and guide suggestions, morning walk leads on same route from Pangboche to reach at scenic Thyangboche Monastery, allowing you with more time on this beautiful spot to explore its interesting monastery and observe monks and priest on prayer chanting in the harmony of tranquil surrounding of green woodland and mountain views.
From Thyangboche walk downhill with short up to reach at Namche Bazaar with grand views of Everest and Amadablam includes other close peaks then reaching at Namche for overnight stop after a pleasant walk of short ups and downs.
- Day 13: Trek to Lukla (2,828 meters/9,279 feet) 5-6 hours walk
Today longer walks from Namche to Lukla where Yoga practice might need a break as per your Guru and guide suggestions and advice, where last day walk of the great adventure, morning starts with long descend towards Sagarmatha National Park entrance at Monjo village and then crossing a long bridge to reach at Phakding.
From Phakding towards Lukla as walk leads ups and downhill with last climb of an hour to reach at Lukla for last overnight stop in Khumbu and Everest region.
- Day 14: Fly back to Kathmandu (1,350 meters/4,430 feet) about 35 min flight
From Lukla an early morning flight to Kathmandu with panorama of mountains views all the way to Kathmandu, at Kathmandu domestic airport our staff transfers you back into your hotel with free afternoon to relax after a great and wonderful time on Everest Base Camp Yoga Trekking.
- Day 15: Full day in Kathmandu
Today a free day in Kathmandu reserved as extra day in case of flight delay and cancellation in Lukla, due to unfavorable bad weather conditions which can occur sometimes as Himalaya weather can be unpredictable.
If all goes well as per our guideline set itinerary, one can enjoy this day relaxing or with individual extra activities or book for another exciting tour around Kathmandu at places of great interest.
- Day 16: Final departure
Your last day in Nepal, country of Himalayan wonders and as per your international flight time depart for homeward bound or to next respective connecting destinations.
Our staff and guide transfer you to Kathmandu airport after a mesmerizing memory and great time on Everest Base Camp Yoga Trekking.
- All airport pick up and drop off by private vehicle
- Welcome dinner in an authentic restaurant
- 03 night twin/double sharing deluxe accommodation on BB in Kathmandu.
- Guided sightseeing tours in Kathmandu with privet vehicle.
- Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu flight with airport departure tax
- National Park entrance fee and Trekkers’ Information Management System( TIMS card)
- Professional Yoga teacher/01 guide, English speaking, licensed insured, registered, salary, food and accommodation paid.
- 02 guest to 01 porter with their insurance, salary, food, accommodation and equipment
- We provide an assistant guide his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport and insurance walking with group to support where necessary per the group size
- Accommodation on the mountain during the trekking
- Three meals a day; breakfast, lunch and dinner and tea/coffee during the trekking.
- First aid kit
- Yoga mat for each member
- Holiday Tours Nepal’s sleeping bag, down jackets, T-shirt, Cap, duffle bags, city and trekking route maps – if necessary.
- Arrangement of emergency evacuation service (should have insurance for emergency evacuation and will be paid by your travel insurance company)
- Oxymeter to check your pulse and oxygen saturation and heart rate twice daily during the trek (very useful to check Altitude Mountain Sickness (AMS) symptoms). This helps ensure your trek is in the safe as possible.
- All applicable government and local taxes per the itinerary
- One-hour complimentary spa/massage in Kathmandu after trek
- Your Nepal Visa fees (should bring small accurate fees in USD and 02 passport size photos)
- All the international air fare from and to Kathmandu (no need to pay departure tax for international flight)
- Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
- Personal travel and health insurance, insurance for helicopter evacuation
- In case of extra nights’ accommodation, lunch and dinner in city due to early arrival and late departure as well as early return from trekking (due to any reason) than the given time period of itinerary
- Your personal expenses such as laundry, baggage charge, phone calls, battery recharge, bar and beverage bill, boiled or bottle water, hot and cold shower, extra porter, etc.
- Tips to the trekking crews and drive
- Extra expenses due to flight delays, strikes, weather condition or any event out of our control
- Anything not included in service includes column
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Activity Level rating of Everest Base Camp and Yoga Trekking Route
Someone who is easily able to hike 5-6 hours per day carrying a light weight backpack will be fit enough to do this trek. There are stone steps up and down which are uneven. Due to some long descents, your legs may feel shaky so we recommend the use of walking poles. The maximum altitude of the trek is 5545m, so you need to be careful about your health and altitude related risks. To properly acclimatize one needs to walk slowly and drink lots of water.
Safe drinking water on the Everest Base Camp Yoga Trek
Generally, you can find bottled water at lower altitude but it gets harder to find it at higher elevations. Furthermore, it gets more expensive. In those higher altitudes, we recommend you drink previously boiled water which can be purchased at tea houses for a small fee. You can also bring chlorine tablets or a backcountry rated water filter to purify your water if you wish. Due to the lack of regulation and difficulty of disposing of plastic bottles it is highly encouraged to use boiled water. This is very helpful to protect our environment.
Recharging Batteries and Electronic Items on the Everest Base Camp Yoga Trek
Hydro electricity or solar power sources are used to charge your electrical items like cameras, batteries, iPods, phones etc. Tea houses or lodges may charge small fee per hour for charging facilities. We recommend buying adaptors before the trip since plugs are limited. In Nepal 220-240 volt power is used and sockets fit round and flat plugs.
Extra Advice for Everest Base Camp Yoga Trek
In your trekking you might come across some cute, sweet children that you may want to distribute balloons, chocolates, money and pens. Many trekkers have felt the same. But it is best not to do so because it encourages them to beg. While trekking, keep your valuables safe. Do not leave valuables behind. Ensure that you lock your door when you leave your room and do not hang anything outside at night.
Use a dustbin and do not throw anything into the fire. Carry garbage until dustbin facilities are available. Do not litter on the trail. Please be conscious of conserving the environment.
Spending Money per Day
This mainly depends on your spending habits. Normally you should allocate US $9-12 per meal in Kathmandu and Pokhara. While trekking, US $10-15 a day is good enough to buy drinks and chocolates.
Travel Insurance for the Everest Base Camp Yoga Trek
You should be sufficiently protected. It is required to have travel insurance that covers emergency evacuation, lost items, liabilities, injuries and medical treatment. Ensure the insurance covers all the activities in the Himalayas. Trekking Planner can offer appropriate medical response based on your policy and insurance.
Washing and Toilet facilities for the Everest Base Camp Yoga Trek
All guest houses offer hot showers, which can be a shower stall or a bucket of hot water. Please note that at high altitude there may not be enough hot water for all the trekkers. Limit the use of hot water unless the water is solar heated for ecological reasons. Every lodge has some kind of washing facilities but you must carry a bar of soap. If the water is frozen simply ask your guide to get warm bowl of water.
Toilets are mainly Asian style squat toilets. Toilets are outside of your room. You are in the mountains: Cleanliness will vary. You should not throw toilet paper in the toilet. Instead use rubbish bin that is kept inside the toilet room.
On this trekking route local people have built tea house lodges. They are quite charming and include food and beverage facilities. A simple room usually has two single beds. While staying in the tea houses you will have the opportunity to interact with the charming local people and experience their hospitality. Don’t be shy, say Namaste!
Altitude Sickness can affect anyone. At high altitude, the decrease in atmospheric pressure makes breathing difficult due to less oxygen. Mainly, it happens above 3300m (10,000ft). Signs and symptoms are as follows:
- Sleepy but can’t sleep
- Loss of appetite
Prevention for this is to dress warmly as per weather conditions, drink plenty of water, eat well, and walk slowly. It is a good idea to climb higher than you sleep. Keep hydrated and make sure you avoid alcohol.
How Can I Plan and Confirm My Trip?
Trekking Planner is a government licensed trekking company in Nepal. You can see photos of legal documents in about us section. We accept your booking under following terms and conditions:
- Bookings must be done 48 hrs. In advance
- Free Cancellation
- No Down payment
- No Deposit
- Accept Cash Payment, Bank Transfer, Western Union, Money Gram, or a Credit Card.
For more information see our Terms and Conditions page.
Suggested Equipment list for this trip;
- Duffel/Rucksack bag/Suitcase (We provide one complimentary Holiday Tours Nepal duffel bag that is to be returned after the trip)
- Day pack
- Trekking shoes
- Sports shoes or sandals
- Sun Hat/cap
- Warm woolen cap
- Warm fleece jacket or puffy jacket
- Waterproof Gore-Tex layer
- Pullover or warm sweeter
- 4/5 pairs of good quality socks
- Hand gloves
- 2/3 pairs of trekking trousers
- 3/4 pairs of trekking shirts
- 3/4 pairs of underwear (non cotton preferred)
- Sun glasses
- Water bottle
- 4 season sleeping bag (Optional/we can provide one if you need it. It is to be returned after the trip)
- Flash or Torch light
- Camera and batteries
- Yoga mat
Most Common FAQs
Can you provide me more information about the teahouses on the Everest Base Camp Yoga Trek?
Based on location, the tea houses vary on their quality and style on this trek. Each of them have communal room downstairs with one or two bed bedrooms above them. You have to share toilet facilities. Some have hot shower facilities but some will have a stand pipe. Tea houses use a burning stove in main communal area. The other rooms are unheated. Tea houses do not have money exchange facilities. We recommend you exchange cash in Kathmandu.
At the lower altitudes there is electricity to charge your electronics. As we go higher tea houses become more basic. Cooler temperatures drain battery life, ensure your batteries last a little longer by putting it inside pocket of your coat during the day or under your pillow at night.
Do a guides or porters carry oxygen tanks on Everest Base Camp Yoga trek?
No, as there is enough time to acclimatize while trekking it felt there is no need for them. If someone feels the affects of altitude then there are facilities along the trek at various points and it’s easy to get.
How many guides and porters will be in our group?
A group will have a group leader or a guide who will lead you on the trek. Porters will be there to carry your baggage packs as well as all camping gear. One porter will carry two trekkers’ bags. The number of supporting staff will depend upon your group size.
How much water should I carry each day on the Everest Base Camp Yoga Trek?
At most, 3-4 liters is sufficient. You will be able to refill bottles at lunch time. When you are at high altitude you have to drink more water to alleviate symptoms of altitude.
Is it necessary to carry trekking poles?
Yes, trekking poles make you easy to walk over rough or steep terrain. Trekking poles makes your body and leg to move more safely. Furthermore, it will help relieve the stress on your legs. So, we suggest you use them.
Is bottled water available everywhere in Everest Base Camp Yoga Trek?
Tea houses and other small shops on the way have stores which sell bottled water and other supplies you may desire. There are no any plastic recycling facilities in Nepal, we encourage you to bring chlorine tablets or a filter and use previously boiled water in the tea houses.
Should I bring iodine tablets for purifying the water?
You have to bring iodine tablets with you. Chlorine tablets are widely available. The most effective and commonly used version of chlorine is chlorine dioxide, which is tasteless and odorless. Tablets can be bought cheaply and usually 1 tablet is sufficient to purify 1 liter of water. Neutralizing tablets can also be bought to get rid of the smell and taste of chlorine or iodine. This will need to be done for water obtained using hand pumps or in streams during the trek.
What are the effects of going so high?
Altitude produces physical changes in the body. The higher you go, more pronounced those changes. If you gain a lot of elevation quickly then you experience dizziness, nausea, headaches, and dehydration, you are probably suffering from altitude sickness. In rare cases this may worsen, so the group leader keeps a close watch on all trekkers. The group leader is trained to recognize Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS). If a trekker shows any signs of AMS they will be evacuated to a lower, safe altitude immediately. To minimize effects of altitude you ascend slowly which allows for safe acclimatization.
What if I get ill while on the Everest Base Camp Yoga Trek?
It depends on the nature of your illness. If you suddenly feel dizzy or weak, you have to sit or lie down. If you still feel sick, keep a warm and rest until you can get medical help. You will be carried down or evacuated if you do not start to feel better. Although we provide a first aid kit, we advise travelers to take a personal first aid kit too.
In serious cases, you may need helicopter rescue. Our guide will suggest you use it if your condition is very serious. Therefore, helicopter rescue insurance is necessary for every trekker before you come to trek with Trekking Planner.
Would you recommend taking a Down Jacket?
Yes. The weather is changeable in the Himalaya so you should expect to experience all four seasons in one day. Make sure you have plenty of warm layers which you can shed or add as required. Even in winter it can be as warm as 19C during the day. The higher the altitude the higher the temperature difference is at night. It can get very cold at night, around -10C in October/November, and around -20C from December to February.
Is alcohol permitted on Everest Base Camp Yoga Trek?
Alcohol is consumed in Nepal. You can buy it in tea houses in the trek. Local alcohol is also available. However, we suggest not to drink alcohol at high altitude.