Everest Base Camp Budget Trek

Everest Base Camp Budget Trek

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About Trip:

Trekking to the World Highest mountain doesn't always cost expensive. Everest Base Camp Trek is among the highest altitude trekking routes in the world and one of the most popular treks in Nepal.  Everest Base Camp Budget Trek is specially designed to those travelers who wants to experiences the Everest Region fullest in affordable and limited budget.

Adventure lovers and travelers all around the world dream of trekking to Everest Base Camp. And they prefer to travel in a tight budget. For those, Nepal Everest Base Camp offers affordable Everest Base Camp Budget Trek package satisfying the trekker’s dream with minimum cost. It is a inexpensive version of “ 14 days Everest Base Camp budget  Trek “.

Basically, Everest Base Camp Budget Trekking usually follows the same routes as Everest Base Camp Trek. The only difference is, it costs low and affordable. This package offers covers amazing destination of Everest Region which includes Sagarmatha National Park (a UNESCO World Heritage site), Namche Bazar (largest sherpa village), Tengboche monastery, dramatic mountains views and sceneries and many more.

Hiking hours a day to steepy hills, crossing the alluring and lustrous rhododendron forest and enjoying the heart melting views of mountains peaks. Trekkers can view the 360 degree image of himalayan ranges surrounding them which includes Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Cho oyu, Mt. Ama Dablam and more.

Exploring the beautiful village of Sherpa people called Namche Bazar which is the largest Sherpa inhabitants in Nepal. Feel the religious Buddhists flags, prayers wheels and ongoing chanting of Buddhist people and monks throughout the trails. Early morning hike to wonderful viewpoints like Everest View Hotel, Kalapathar, etc, to have a glimpse of sun rising through the mountains and liting up the entire Everest region. These viewpoints are considered “Best Sunrise Viewpoints in Nepal”.

Budget Everest Base Camp Trek usually starts from a pleasuring flight from Kathmandu to Lukla which is a 30 minutes trip. The flight in itself offers beautiful scenery of hilly region of Nepal that includes tropical forest, lakes and rivers, small villages and more. Immediately after landing on Lukla, you will meet your guide who will guide you to the ultimate destination i.e. Everest Base Camp. Facilitates with porters to carry heavy bags so you can enjoy the scenery in relax.

A day hike to the capital of Khumbu region, Namche (the largest settlements of Sherpa people) incorporates beautiful viewpoint cafe and hotels, tea shops, local markets and mainly the wide picture of Himalayan ranges. The highly facilitated and crowded area of Khumbu district. After acclimatization at Namche, hike starts to one of the largest monasteries of this districts i.e. Tengboche gumba or monastery.

Tour around the local sherpa villages, cheese factory and tasting the famous Tibetan butter milk tea enjoying the views of Everest with other higher peaks too. Kalapathar, the highest point on Everest Base Camp budget Trek is the best sunrise viewpoints in Nepal which shows the 360 degree of entire Himalayan ranges which is even not visible from Base Camp. One speciality of Everest Base Camp budget trek is that it includes this wonderful spot on its Everest Base Camp budget Trek Itinerary. So, trekkers experience their one in a lifetime view of sunrise from Kalapathar viewpoint including background mountains views in 360 degrees.

Trekkers doing Everest base camp budget trek can experience all these features at low costs. The vary package can be extended to Everest Base Camp Cho La Pass Gokyo Trek which tours around Gokyo valley and one of the 3 High Passes.  Everest Base Camp Trek costs details are listed below with full costs includes and excludes information.


Spring and Autumn season are the best season for Everest Base Camp Trek. Nepal Everest base camp offers wonderful services and affordable trekking and touring packages among them is Everest Base Camp Budget Trek. We can even managed wonderful packages based on your budget and necessity.

We like to suggest you  Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour, and  Annapurna Base Camp Helicopter Tour and many others all at minimum costs with group discounts offer. it is a one of the best way to reach base camp with in a day. 

Trip Highlights

  • Scenic flight from kathmandu to Lukla.
  • Touring around beautiful village of Namche.
  • Exploring the UNESCO World Heritage listed site, Sagarmatha National Park.
  • Devine forest of colorful rhododendron.
  • Experience the religious and spiritual buddhists flags, stupas, prayers wheels etc.
  • Excellent mountain viewpoints hotels and cafe.
  • Khumbu region largest monastery Tengboche monastery.
  • Kalapathar, the best viewpoint in Nepal
  • Everest Base Camp
  • Great hospitality from local people.
  • Authentic foods and drinks.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

Day 02: Fly from capital city Kathmandu to Lukla & hike to Phakding (2700 m)

Day 03: Phakding to Namche Bazar (3440 m)

Day 04: Acclimatization at Namche.  

Day 05: Namche to Tengboche (3860 m)

Day 06: Tengboche to Dingboche (4350 m)

Day 07: Acclimatization day in Dingboche

Day 08: Dingboche to Lobuche (4910 m)

Day 09: Lobuche - Gorak Shep - Everest Base Camp (5365 m) and back to Gorak Shep (5180m)

Day 10: Early morning hike to Kalapathar (5545 m) and trek to Pheriche (4358 m)

Day 11: Pheriche to Namche trek

Day 12: Namche to Lukla trek

Day 13: Day 13: Fly back to Kathmandu from Lukla

Day 14: Final Depature.

Cost includes:

    Arrival & Departure Transport By private Car/Van/Bus.
    Accommodation in Tea House during the Trekking.
    two nights Accommodation in Kathmandu with B/B.
    Trekking Guide and a proter (Sharing by two clients) with Insurance, food, accommodations.
    Flight ticket for guide Kathmandu/Lukla/Kathmandu
    Flight ticket for Clients Kathmandu/Lukla/Kathmandu
    First Aid kit.
    Trekking permit (National park fee).
    Tims card (Trekking information management system) as like a permit.
    Free Company's duffel bag.
    All needed official fee.


Cost excludes

    International Airfare.
    Your travel insurance.
    Sightseeing entrance fees (25 USD)
    extra potter during the trek.(if you will need individual potter)
    Nepal Visa fee (US$ 40 for 30 days and US$ 25 for 15 days you should get visa open your arrival)
    Any kind of drinks, items of personal expenses like hot shower, battery charge, telephone, Porters etc.
    Tips for Guide and Porters
    Extra hotel accomodation in the kathmandu due to any region. (early arrival, late departure, Early arivaled due to any reason from mountains).

Detail Itinerary

Day 01Arrival in Kathmanduyou will arrive in Kathmandu(Nepal) and transfer to hotel. after arriving at the hotel you will be meeting with our team and talk about your trip and prepare for your Everest trip.

Day 02Fly from capital city Kathmandu to Lukla & hike to Phakding (2700 m)Early morning flight to Lukla from Kathmandu valley. The flight is 30 minutes with wonderful scenery of mountain peaks including Mt. Everest. Treks begin from Lukla with a short hike to Phakding. Explore the surrounding or relax at Hotel after reaching Phakding. Overnight at Phakding.

Duration: 30 minutes flight and 3 - 4 hours hike

Day 03Phakding to Namche Bazar (3440 m)We take a steep walk to Namche crossing the first suspension bridge over Dudh Kosi river. This day we cross multiple suspension bridges and reach the entrance of Sagarmatha National park (a UNESCO World Heritage site). One the way to Namche, we encounter beautiful rhododendron forest. Explore the beautiful village of Namche with night stay..

Duration: 5 - 6 hours

Day 04Acclimatization at Namche.  One day hike break for acclimatization before heading to higher altitudes. This day trekkers tour the beautiful local markets, museums and nearby villages. Flourished with high standard hotels, cafe, tea house, bakery etc. Enjoy the day with authentic cuisine with magnificent view of himalayas.

Duration: 2-3 hours hike.

Day 05Namche to Tengboche (3860 m)Today we head towards the Tengboche leaving Namche, hiking down and again  walk steep up the hill after crossing the Dudh Kosi river suspension bridge and passing through the rhododendron forest. After a short hike, we reach the largest buddhist monastery of this region, Tengboche monastery. Overnight at Tengboche after exploring the monastery and nearby village.

Duration: 5-6 hours

Day 06Tengboche to Dingboche (4350 m)Today target is Dingboche. We cross multiple suspension bridges over Imja river and climb steep up to the village of Dingboche. As enough time is left, explore the nearby areas and finally night stay at Dingboche lodge.

Duration: 5-6 hours

Day 07Acclimatization day in DingbocheSince Dingboche lies above 4000 m, acclimatization is essential. Spend the entire day touring nearby areas like Chhukung RI, stupas and wonderful scenario of mountains. Prepare for next day hike.

Day 08Dingboche to Lobuche (4910 m)The vary day, we cross bridges over stream, enjoying the views from Tokla Pass and reaching the Khumbu glacier which is a highest altitude glacier in the world. Finally, reaching Lobuche and overnight there.

Duration: 5-6 hours

Day 09Lobuche - Gorak Shep - Everest Base Camp (5365 m) and back to Gorak Shep (5180m)Today target is reaching our final destination Everest Base Camp. We hike towards Gorak Shep crossing Khumbu and Lobuche glacier. And leaving the bags and luggage at Gorak Shep lodge, we head to our ultimate spot i.e EBC. The trails to EBC is quite rocky, slippery and difficult to walk. Everest Base Camp Trek ends here. This region is quite crowded during peak season. Colorful religious flags, mighty Everest right in front of eyes provides unbelievable experience. After that, we head to Gorak Shep for night stay.

Duration: 7-8 hours

Day 10Early morning hike to Kalapathar (5545 m) and trek to Pheriche (4358 m)Everest Base Camp doesn’t offer full view of Mt.Everest. So we hike to kalapathar, which is the highest point of this trek also the best viewpoint. Early morning hikers climb the black mountain to have a glimpse of sunrise and breathtaking views which EBC lacks. After kalapathar, we head to Pheriche and overnight here.

Duration: 7-8 hours

Day 11Pheriche to Namche trekLeaving Pheriche, we walk down hill crossing the Imja river bridge and steep walk to Tengboche passing rhododendron forest and crossing the Dudh kosi river bridges we get back to Namche. Enjoy the authentic foods at

Namche with attractive scenery at background. Overnight at Namche.

Duration: 7-8 hours

Day 12Namche to Lukla trekWalking down the Namche hill, we cross multiple dudh kosi river suspension bridges, passing through the exit of Sagarmatha National Park and many other sherpa villages, chortens and finally reach the Lukla. Overnight at Lukla

Duration: 7-8 hours

Day 13Day 13: Fly back to Kathmandu from LuklaThis day we leave Lukla and fly back to Kathmandu valley and escorted back to your hotels.

Duration: 30 minutes flight

Day 14Final Depature.