• trip_duration

    Duration

    19 Days

  • Country

    Nepal

  • Trip Type

    Trekking in Nepal

  • trip_start_from

    trip starts from

    Kathmandu

  • trip_end_in

    trip ends in

    Kathmandu

  • max_trekking_altitude

    Max altitude

    5545m

Trip Grade:

Moderate

Moderate

Couple

USD 1599

Extra: RAM/LUKLA/RAM $360 (subject to change)

Overview

For couples seeking an extraordinary adventure, the Couple Trek to Everest offers an unparalleled experience that combines the thrill of exploration with the intimacy of shared moments. This trek is not just a physical challenge; it’s a journey of the heart, where every step taken together through the rugged trails and serene landscapes of the Himalayas deepens the connection between partners.

As you traverse ancient paths, you’ll encounter breathtaking views of the world’s highest peaks, including the majestic Mount Everest. The trek leads you through vibrant forests, across suspension bridges, and into the heart of Sherpa villages, where the spirit of the mountains is as palpable as the warm welcome you’ll receive. The local cuisine, rich in Flavors and made with love, will nourish your body and soul, making every meal a moment to cherish.

Trip facts

  • trip_duration

    Duration

    19 Days

  • Country

    Nepal

  • Trip Type

    Trekking in Nepal

  • trip_start_from

    trip starts from

    Kathmandu

  • trip_end_in

    trip ends in

    Kathmandu

  • max_trekking_altitude

    Max altitude

    5545m

Trip highlights

  • Begin your days with the enchanting sight of the sun rising over the Himalayas, a shared moment that symbolizes the dawn of new experiences.
  • The sight of the majestic Everest and its surrounding peaks offers a backdrop for romance like no other.
  • Engage with the Sherpa culture, gaining insights into their traditions and Buddhist practices, enriching your journey with spiritual depth.
  • Savor the taste of local dishes, each a delightful fusion of traditional ingredients and mountain freshness.
  • Every challenge overcome and every laughter shared becomes a precious memory, etching this trek into the story of your lives.
  • Standing together at Everest Base Camp, you’ll feel a sense of shared triumph that only such a formidable quest can provide.

itinerary Overview

  • Day 01: Arrival
  • Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley (Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan City, Swoyambhunath Stupa)
  • Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Ramechap and fly to Lukla (2850 M AMSL) and a trek to Phakding (2640 M AMSL).
  • Day 04: Trek from Phakding to Namche (3450 M AMSL)
  • Day 05: Rest Day at Namche
  • Day 06: Trek from Namche to Tengboche (3860 M AMSL)
  • Day 07: Trek from Tengboche to Pheriche (4280 M AMSL)
  • Day 08: Rest Day at Pheriche
  • Day 09: Trek from Pheriche to Lobuche (4940 M AMSL)
  • Day 10: Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep (5170 M AMSL) to Kalapatthar (5545 M AMSL)) and Return to Gorakshep
  • Day 11: Trek from Gorakshep to Everest Base Camp (5400 M) and Return to Lobuche
  • Day 12: Trek from Lobuche to Dingboche
  • Day 13: Trek form Dingboche to Tengboche
  • Day 14: Trek from Tengboche to Namche
  • Day 15: Trek from Namche to Phakding
  • Day 16: Trek from Phakding to Lukla
  • Day 17: Flight from Lukla to Ramechapp and drive to Kathmandu
  • Day 18: Free day in Kathmandu
  • Day 19: Flight to onward destination

Detailed itinerary

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  • day 01
    Arrival

    Welcome by our representative at the airport, transfer to hotel in Kathmandu. Later enjoy a welcome dinner in the evening. Stay overnight at Kathmandu.

  • day 02
    Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley (Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan City, Swoyambhunath Stupa)

    After having our breakfast, we are going to do some sightseeing activities today. As planned, we will explore some of the most iconic UNESCO World Heritage Sites inside Kathmandu valley. Upon finishing our tour, we shall then drive back to your hotel.

  • day 03
    Drive from Kathmandu to Ramechap and fly to Lukla (2850 M AMSL) and a trek to Phakding (2640 M AMSL).

    Early morning after breakfast we take drive from Kathmandu to Rammechap to fly to lukla.Shortly after landing at Lukla (2,850m), we shall gather our remaining trek members and begin our incredible EBC trek with the first steps into the luxuriant Khumbu region. Initially, our winding trail descends down to Chaurikharka and then goes through Cheplung, Thado Koshi & Chhuthawa villages one by one. Continuing on, we traverse amongst a densely forested trek trail & ultimately arrive at the village of Phakding after a short ascent.

    Stay overnight at Phakding.

  • day 04
    Trek from Phakding to Namche (3450 M AMSL)

    Waking up with a blissful joy of excitement, we experience our first morning in the heartland of the Himalayas. Soon after finishing our appetizing yet nutritious breakfast, we move down from Phakding and tumble our way towards Bhotekoshi River. Next is the small village of Jorsale which will be reached after crossing a high suspension bridge and walking for about 2 hours alongside a striking trek trail. Before marching forward, we will need to check out our trekking permits at the Sagarmatha National Park check post which is located at Jorsale village. Upon finishing our official formalities, we continue on with our trek and enter the stunning Sagarmatha National Park. Now our trail drops gently down to a long suspension bridge covered with fluttering Buddhist prayer flags. After crossing this bridge, we shall walk for another 2 to 3 hours on a steep Himalayan terrain and later arrive at the outstanding Sherpa town of Namche Bazaar.

    Stay overnight at Namche Bazaar.

  • day 05
    Rest Day at Namche

    As scheduled, today we are planned to stay at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization purposes. Situated at a high altitude of 3,450 meters above sea level, Namche Bazaar is the perfect place to help our bodies acclimatize and adjust to the environmental changes of such high altitudes. Due to change in weather, altitude and the rigorous exercise of walking terrains, a day is taken off the schedule for trekkers to rest and enjoy the sites around Namche Bazaar. During this day, trekkers can hike little up towards the Everest View Hotel for spectacular views of Mt. Everest and Mt. Ama Dablam alongside others snowcapped giants. Lastly, the major aim of this day is to prevent any possible symptoms of High Altitude Sickness which may hamper the remaining trek days.

    Stay overnight at Namche Bazaar.

  • day 06
    Trek from Namche to Tengboche (3860 M AMSL)

    As the sun shines over the beautiful hills and valleys of Khumbu region, you need to wake up and have your breakfast as we plan on leaving Namche Bazaar today. Following a trail that traverses from Choi Gang to Kyanjuma Foundation, we descent down to a suspension bridge across Dudh Koshi River. After crossing the bridge and passing a few tea houses en route, the trail reaches Phunki Thanga. Pointing towards the next destination, pleasant walk uphill begins that goes through a blended trail of forest and shrubs. And you are lucky then you can even get to spot Pheasants, Tahr and Deer along the way. At the end of the climb, you will reach Kani which is an arched entrance with ceiling paintings of deities and forms of Lord Buddha. Three hours later, trekkers arrive at Tengboche village and are bountifully presented with one of the best glimpses of Mt. Everest, Mt. Amadablam, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse & Mt. Thamserku, Moreover, the largest Buddhist Monastery of Khumbu region lies here so you may even go and visit the Tengboche Monastery.

    Stay overnight at Tengboche.

  • day 07
    Trek from Tengboche to Pheriche (4280 M AMSL)

    Day seven begins with a trek trails that goes along a gently sloping track, which then climbs up and starts becoming steeper with each step. Following the trail ahead, trekkers move past a few small dwellings and a forest which will slowly take trekkers towards a lovely village called Pangboche. Being small Sherpa village, Pangboche is renowned for its eccentric Buddhist Monasteries. Continuing on with our trek, we walk through the beautiful meadow fields, several tea houses and ultimately reach Pheriche, after 3 hours of trek from Pangboche village.

    Stay overnight at Pheriche.

  • day 08
    Rest Day at Pheriche

    You have to keep in mind that while trekking at very high altitude, your body tires out faster and needs time to recuperate itself. Hence, just like Namche Bazaar, we are going to stay in Pheriche for the day being and give our body the much-needed rest which it solely deserves. It is a free day so either you can rest or roam around the surrounding areas of Pheriche village. That is totally upto you. But we suggest going out and enjoying the natural surroundings while taking memorable photographs will be more enjoyable than just sitting inside your lodge/tea house.

    Stay overnight at Pheriche.

  • day 09
    Trek from Pheriche to Lobuche (4940 M AMSL)

    As usual we are going to wake up early and have our breakfast. Then we begin heading out through meandering trails towards Lobuche. The branching of a trail track on the left of the main trail sets off directly towards the bridge to Tukla over a few slippery boulders, while the main trail converges with the trail from Dingboche, minutes before reaching the bridge to Tukla. The onward journey then continues with a climb over the ridge behind Dingboche. Following one of the many trails to the elevated plain, the trek gets tougher as we hike up for nearly 3 hours. Later, we shall reach our final destination of Lobuche village.

    Stay overnight at Lobuche.

  • day 10
    Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep (5170 M AMSL) to Kalapatthar (5545 M AMSL)) and Return to Gorakshep

    Today the entire trek duration can be around 7 to 8 hours as we plan on climbing up to Kalapatthar and return back to Gorakshep. Due to which, this day is going to be longest day of our entire trek. Marching ahead, we ascent up through a rocky trail towards Gorakshep. And after walking for about 4 hours, we shall reach Gorakshep. Beyond Gorakshep, the demanding climb on the steep terrain towards Kalapatthar begins, which my take us about three hours to complete. Nevertheless, upon reaching the top of Kalapatthar, we are offered with a magnificent Himalayan view which includes the majestic Mt. Everest and its surrounding area. So, don’t forget to click a picture of yourself with the highest mountain of the world as your background. Lastly, after enjoying the view, we descend towards Gorakshep for about an hour.

    Stay overnight at Gorakshep.

  • day 11
    Trek from Gorakshep to Everest Base Camp (5400 M) and Return to Lobuche

    The most memorable and highlighted day of our entire trek has finally arrived. It’s day eleven and now we make our final steps to reach the incredible Everest Base Camp which is situated at a high elevation of 5,400 meters above sea level. Following a yak trail, we pass through beautiful yak meadows and the colossal Khumbu Glacier while on our way to the EBC. After arriving at the base camp, you can have complete rest and then roam around to closely observe the base camp area while taking many memorable photographs of your achievement. Here onward the ends with the return trek to Lobuche.

    Stay overnight at Lobuche.

  • day 12
    Trek from Lobuche to Dingboche

    Starting from today, we have now reached our final phase of the trek and so we are going to start making our way down all the way to Dingboche village today. All in all, it can take us nearly about 4 hours to reach Dingboche village from Lobuche. While heading down, you may experience the air getting thicker and thicker as the trek route descends lower down from Lobuche. Crossing the bridge from Tukla along the path previously followed for our ascent, we reach at Dingboche village where we are going to end our trek by enjoying the delicious Nepalese cuisines before going to sleep.

    Stay overnight at Dingboche.

  • day 13
    Trek form Dingboche to Tengboche

    Similarly, like yesterday, today is also all about retracing our steps back down. Hence, after finishing our breakfast, we carry our bags again and continue trekking down to Tengboche village. During our descent, we will be passing through Pangboche and Deboche villages. Later after walking for about 3 – 4 hours from Dingboche, we shall arrive at our final destination of Tengboche village.

    Stay overnight at Tengboche.

  • day 14
    Trek from Tengboche to Namche

    Comparatively speaking our trek is going to mostly follow a downhill trail. From this point onward, trekkers can breathe more easily and comfortably as we get lower & lower with each passing step. Later after 5 hours of walking, we arrive at the lively Himalayan town of Namche Bazaar.

    Stay overnight at Namche.

  • day 15
    Trek from Namche to Phakding

    Leaving Namche Bazaar, we are going to follow our previous trek route towards Phakding village. But before that you can go for a short stroll around the market areas of Namche Bazaar and do some souvenir shopping for your friends & families back home as you will be leaving Namche Bazaar shortly after. Continuing our descent, we pass through several high suspension bridges and densely forested trek trails. And upon reaching Phakding village, we are going to take rest for the remaining day.

    Stay overnight at Phakding.

  • day 16
    Trek from Phakding to Lukla

    Day sixteen marks the final day of your trek. After beginning the return trip from Phakding, a journey of about four hours in the wilderness takes you to Lukla. You take the rest of the day for yourself and enjoy the beautiful scenery in the area. Lastly don’t forget to treat yourself with the local cuisine while experiencing the Nepalese hospitality.

    Stay overnight at Lukla.

  • day 17
    Flight from Lukla to Ramechapp and drive to Kathmandu

    Today we are going Kathmandu city from Lukla and end our 15-day Everest Base Camp Trek.

    Stay overnight at Kathmandu

  • day 18
    Free day in Kathmandu
  • day 19
    Flight to onward destination

Price Included / Excluded

  • Transfer for 2 arrivals and 2 departures in A/C (international & domestics)
  • Transfers for sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • 3 O/N in With Breakfast in Kathmandu
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • 14 days Trek as per Program with Porter & Guide on full board basis
  • Trek Permit & National Park Fees
  • Farewell Dinner
  • RAM/LUKLA/RAM Airfare (mentioned separately)
  • Lunch/dinner in KTM
  • Services not mentioned in cost include

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