Everest base camp Trek with Italian Pyramid Research Center

Trip Overview

The Everest Base Camp trek, combined with a visit to the Italian Pyramid Research Center, offers a unique blend of adventure, stunning scenery, and scientific exploration. The Pyramid Laboratory/Observatory, also known as the “Italian Pyramid,” is a high-altitude scientific research center located in the Khumbu Valley, near the Everest Base Camp trekking route.

What an exciting adventure! The Everest Base Camp trek with the Italian Pyramid Research Center would be a unique and thrilling experience. The center’s expert guides and scientists would lead the trek, providing insight into the geology, ecology, and anthropology of the region.

You’d have the opportunity to learn about the latest research and findings on the Khumbu Icefall, glaciers, and Himalayan plateaus while taking in breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains.

The trek would culminate at Everest Base Camp, where you’d witness the iconic South Col and take in the grandeur of the world’s highest mountain. It’s an adventure that combines stunning natural beauty with cutting-edge science and exploration!

Here are some highlights of this enriching EBC Trek:

1. Majestic Views of Everest and its Surroundings: The trek is a visual feast for the eyes with breathtaking vistas of the mighty Everest and its neighboring peaks such as Lhotse, Nuptse, and Ama Dablam. As you ascend, the grandeur of the Himalayas unfolds before you, offering panoramic views that are nothing short of awe-inspiring.
2. Everest Base Camp: The ultimate destination, the Everest Base Camp, is a buzzing hub of expeditions. It’s a chance to stand where so many climbing legends have been, surrounded by the grandeur of the Khumbu Icefall and the looming presence of Everest.
3. Sunrise at Kala Patthar: A hike to Kala Patthar (5,643 meters / 18,519 feet) is a must-do for trekkers. The vantage point offers a 360-degree panorama of the Everest massif, with the sun casting a golden glow on the surrounding peaks—a truly unforgettable moment.
4. Italian Pyramid Research Center: The Italian Pyramid Research Center is not just a rest stop but a hub of intriguing archaeological and scientific research. The pyramid-shaped building is a tribute to the ancient civilizations that may have once inhabited the region. Here, you can learn about the fascinating theories and studies conducted by the Italian team, adding a layer of intellectual curiosity to your adventure.
5. Khumbu Glacier and Icefall: Witness the dramatic Khumbu Glacier and the Khumbu Icefall, a dynamic and ever-changing landscape of towering ice formations that crack and creak as they move, offering a stark reminder of the power of nature.
6. Physical Challenge and Personal Achievement: Trekking to Everest Base Camp is no small feat. It’s a journey that tests your endurance, strength, and willpower. The sense of accomplishment upon reaching the base camp at 5,364 meters (17,598 feet) is unparalleled, leaving you with a profound sense of personal achievement.
7. Sherpa Museum and Monasteries: Along the trail, you’ll visit the Sherpa Museum and several ancient monasteries, including the Tengboche Monastery, which provides insights into the region’s rich Buddhist heritage and the lives of the legendary Sherpa climbers.
8. Namche Bazaar: Known as the ‘Gateway to Everest’, Namche Bazaar is a vibrant market town where you can shop for local crafts, enjoy a cup of tea, or simply observe the blend of traditional and modern life in the Himalayas.
9. Sagarmatha National Park: The trek takes you through the Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site, home to diverse flora and fauna including the elusive snow leopard and the endangered Himalayan Tahr. You’ll also get to see the blooming rhododendron forests during the spring season.
10. Nepalese Cuisine: Savor the local delicacies, from hearty Dal Bhat to the famous Sherpa stew, while warming up in cozy teahouses along the trail. The food is not only delicious but also energizing, helping you acclimatize to the high altitudes.

In summary, the Everest Base Camp Trek with the Italian Pyramid Research Center combines the physical challenge of high-altitude hiking with cultural exploration, scientific intrigue, and the opportunity to contribute positively to the local community and environment. It’s an adventure that not only touches the sky but also enriches the soul.

Itinerary of the EBC trek with a visit to the Italian Pyramid Research Center

Day 01: Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. After you arrive at the airport, you will be met and welcomed by our Tour officer. Then he will transfer you to the hotel by our car. Orientation of the trip in the hotel. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Morning flight to Lukla (2804m/9199ft). Trekking from Lukla to Phakding (Alt. 2610m/8563ft). Walking 4 hours. Overnight at Tea House. Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
Day 03: Trekking from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (Alt. 3441m/11289ft). Walking 6 hours. Overnight at Tea House. Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
Day 04: Day for Acclimatization in Namche Bazaar. Day trip to Shyangboche and Khumjung Village (Alt. 3780m/12402ft) and trek back to Namche Bazaar. Walking 5 hours. Overnight at Tea House. Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
Day 05: Trekking from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (Alt. 3860m/12664ft). Walking 6 hours. Overnight at Tea House. Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
Day 06: Trekking from Tengboche to Dingboche (Alt. 4350m/14272ft). Walking 6 hours. Overnight at Tea House. Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
Day 07: Day for Acclimatization in Dingboche. Walk around Dingboche. Walking 3/4 hours. Overnight at Tea House. Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
Day 08: Trekking from Dingboche to Lobuche (Alt. 4910m/4910ft) and visit the Italian Pyramid Research Center. Walking 6 hours. Overnight at Tea House. Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
Day 09: Trekking from Lobuche to Everest Base Camp (Alt. 5365m/17602ft) then back to Gorak Shep. Walking 7:30 to 8 hours. Overnight at Tea House. Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
Day 10: Early in the morning hike up to Kalapatthar (Alt. 5555m/18225ft) then trek down to Pheriche (4200m/13780ft). Walking 7 hours. Overnight at Tea House. Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
Day 11: Trekking from Pheriche to Namche Bazaar (Alt. 3441m/11289ft). Walking 7 hours. Overnight at Tea House. Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
Day 12: Trekking from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (Alt.2804m/9199ft). Walking 7/8 hours. Overnight at Tea House. Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
Day 13: Flight back from Lukla. Rest of the day at leisure in Kathmandu. In the evening complimentary farewell dinner at an authentic Nepalese Restaurant in Kathmandu with cultural dances of different communities of Nepal. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu. Meal: Breakfast & Dinner.
Day 14: Departure to the home country. Our tour officer will drop you at the International airport in Kathmandu by our car and see you off. Meal: Breakfast.

Cost of Everest Base Camp Trek with Italian Pyramid: USD 1225 Per Person

Kindly find below services inclusive in the given EBC trek price.

The above Package Cost includes:
• On your arrival day airport pickup service by car.
• 2-night accommodation in Kathmandu at Tourist Standard Hotel with breakfast (1 night before the trek and 1 night after the trek).
• Air Tickets for Lukla Flights.
• Airport tax on Lukla flights.
• 11-night accommodation in Mountain Lodge/ Tea House during trekking.
• 3 Meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) in a day during the trek.
• During trekking, one experienced friendly trekking Guide.
• Expenses for food, accommodation, insurance, transport, and the wages of trekking staff.
• Trekking Permit (TIMS Card)/ Khumbu Gaun Palika fee.
• Sagarmatha National Park fee.
• All ground transport types are as mentioned in the itinerary.
• Altitude medicines, Oximeter, first aid medicines.
• Map of Everest Base Camp Trekking route.
• Trip Achievement Certificate will be awarded after completion of the trip.
• All government taxes, local taxes, and tourist service charges.
• Farewell dinner on the last night of the trip at a typical Nepali restaurant in Kathmandu with cultural dances of different ethnic groups of Nepal.
• On your departure day airport drop service by car.

Please find below services which do not include in the above EBC trek price.

The above Package Cost does not include:
• Airfare for your international flight.
• Nepal Visa Fee (You can easily get Nepal visa at the arrival time at the airport in Kathmandu)
• Your travel insurance (As the EBC trek is a high altitude journey it is advised to do travel insurance which covers medical & heli evacuation.)
• Alcoholic beverages, Hot and cold drinks, hot water, bottled water, dessert.
• All kinds of personal expenses like phone calls, internet use, laundry, battery charge, hot shower during trekking, excess baggage charge, etc.
• Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu except for farewell dinner on the last night of the trip.
• Porter
• In case of emergency helicopter rescue/ evacuation & its cost.
• Tips for Trekking Staff.
• Any expenses arising due to unforeseen situations like flight cancellation, personal sickness, natural calamities, political strikes, etc.
• Cost of any extra services, if you use which are not mentioned in the above package, includes section.


I. The above Everest Base Camp Trek cost is on a per-person basis for a minimum group size of two persons.
II. If you are single and want to do Solo Trek. We also organize the Everest Base Camp Trek for solo trekkers. For the solo trekker, we have a separate Everest Base Camp Trek Package price. Please contact us for the Everest Base Camp Trek cost for Solo Trekking.

Please contact us by email at [email protected] or WhatsApp at +977 9851203181 for any further information about Everest Base Camp Trek, or if any questions. Once we receive your message, we get back to you within 24 hours.

Why Excellent Himalaya Company for Everest Base Camp Trek?

Many companies promote the Everest Base Camp Trek package. Excellent Himalaya Trek and Expedition Pvt Ltd is different from others in the sense that it is based only in Nepal and managed by Nepalese tourism experts and local guides. Our team has been engaged in the Nepalese tourism industry since 2002. We are a trekking company authorized by the Nepal Government Tourism Ministry. Our company’s government registration number is 175840/074/075 and our license number to operate trekking, tour, and mountain expeditions in Nepal is 2432. We are associated with different tourism organizations like TAAN (Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal), NMA (Nepal Mountaineering Association), etc.

Packing List for the Everest Base Camp Trek

This is a basic checklist of the essential items that you should not forget to bring with you during your Everest Base Camp Trek:

• A sturdy pair of trekking boots with good ankle support
• Rucksack or daypack (50 to 65 liters) with waterproof cover
• Trekking pants and waterproof trousers
• T-shirts or shirts
• Down jacket*
• Wind/ waterproof light jacket
• Fleece jumper or jacket
• Inner Thermal (top and trousers)
• 4 to 6 pairs of Socks and underwear
• Sunglasses, sun hat, woolen cap, or balaclava
• Inner and outer gloves
• Headlamp, power bank, and extra batteries
• Sun protection cream, lip balm, wet wipes, and hand sanitizer
• Towel, flip-flop or rubber sandal, toiletries
• One-litre water bottle and water purification tablets
• 4 Season sleeping bag (good to -20 degrees C or 28 degrees F); *
• Hiking poles, if you need
• Your daily medicine if any, small personal first aid kit, aspirin, plasters (band-aids), anti-diarrhea pills, anti-headache pills, cough or cold medicine, anti-altitude sickness pills (Diamox or Acetazolamide), etc.
• A small daypack/backpack for carrying your valuables

*Down jacket and sleeping bag you can rent/hire from Trekking gear shops in Kathmandu

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