Everest Base Camp Trek - Nepal Everest Base Camp Trekking

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Everest Base Camp Trek - Nepal Everest Base Camp Trekking
  • Duration15 Days
  • Difficulty Level Moderate
  • Max Altitude 5545 M
  • Group Size 20 Pax
  • Starts Kathmandu
  • Ends Kathmandu
Everest Base Camp Trek - Nepal Everest Base Camp Trekking Highlights
  • Thrilling trek to world’s tallest peak-Mt. Everest.
  • Sparkling views of famous panoramic peaks.
  • Experience Himalayan culture and tradition.
  • Impressive glaciers and ice falls.
  • Explore alpine vegetation of Khumbu region.

Everest base camp Trek is admired trekking destination of Nepal where legendry climbers Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Sir Edmund Hillary took first foot step in 1953. Everest Base Camp trek is dream for any trekkers or adventurers throughout the world who wants to have life time experience of Himalayan region of Nepal. Following the legendry footsteps just below enormous Mt. Everest, this trekking has a lot to offer for the trekkers.

Including Mt. Everest (8848 m), other famous snowcapped peaks can be witnessed such as Mt. Lhotse (8516 m), Makalu (8485 m), Cho-Oyu (8201 m), Island peak (616om), Nuptse (7861 m) and Ama Dablam (6812 m). Though this is challenging and tough for any trekkers, they are rewarded by stunning views of panoramic peaks, Ice falls, Glaciers, landscaped and scenic beauty. Kalapathhar is the best view point from where 360 degree views of Mt. Everest and other peaks can be seen. Sagarmatha National park is another attraction of this trek. Trekkers who have no any trekking experience may find really difficult to complete Everest base camp trek. So inexperienced trekkers should be physically and mentally fit to trek in this route successfully.

This adventurous trek to Everest Base Camp Trek generally starts with scenic flight to Lukla (2651 m). Then from Lukla hiking towards base camp begins. The trail leads us through Phakding, beautiful Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche, Lobuche, and finally base camp. Namche Bazaar-is the small and beautiful town which is the gateway to Khumbu region. From Namche trail leads us towards Tengboche, where one of the largest monasteries-Tengboche Monastery is situated which is 17th century old.

You can visit monasteries and small gumbas and know about the ancient culture and tradition of Buddhist people. If we are lucky enough then we can enjoy the unique Dumje festival which is performed in monasteries.  Similarly hiking in the forest of colorful rhododendron, birch and pine trees along with beautiful villages of Khumbu region is so allure. After reaching base camp the magical close up views of Mt. Everest is a great sight to experience. Then from base camp we head towards Kalapathaar to get even best views of panoramic peaks. Then our trail will followed by Pheriche to Namche from Kalapathaar and ends in Lukla.

Our trekking company has been providing best packages with customized Itineraries to trek in Everest Base camp. We will provide quality trekking services for our clients with fair cost. Guides and trek leaders of our company are experienced and much more familiar with the trekking route. They have been guiding most of the Himalayan trail since long time. This trek is ideal for those who are adventure seekers and should not miss this opportunity to trek with us. So explore this Everest base camp trek with us, enjoy your holidays, and create loads of memory.

Everest Base Camp Trek - Nepal Everest Base Camp Trekking Itinerary

Outline Itinerary
  • Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu
  • Day 02:Pre-trip meeting Sightseeing around Kathmandu
  • Day 03:Fly to Lukla from Kathmandu Trek to Phakding (2620 m.)
  • Day 04:Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m.)
  • Day 05:Acclimatization in Namche (3440m.)
  • Day 06:Trek to Tengboche Monastery (3860m.) 5 hours.
  • Day 07:Trek to Dingboche (4350m.) 5.30 hours.
  • Day 08:Acclimatization in Dingboche. 4.30 hours.
  • Day 09:Trek to Lobuche (4910m.) 5 hours.
  • Day 10:Trek to Everest Base Camp (5365 meters) then back to Gorak Shep (5180m.). 8 hours.
  • Day 11:Hike up to Kala pattar (5545m.) early in the morning and trek down to Pheriche (4120m.). 7 hours.
  • Day 12:Trek to Namche (3440 meters) 4 hrs.
  • Day 13:Trek to Lukla (2840m.) 7 hours.
  • Day 14:Morning flight back to Kathmandu. 30 minutes.
  • Day 15:Final departure

After your arrival in Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu, one of our staff will be there to pick you up from the airport. Then from airport he will transfer you to hotel to take rest. Overnight stay at Hotel. 

  • Accommodation:Hotel
  • Max Altitude:1320 M
  • Time:30 min Drive

This is the second day of your trip to Nepal and it will begin with a fascinating sightseeing tour around Kathmandu Valley. Sightseeing tour includes visit around World heritage site such as Pashupatinath Temple, Swoayambunath (Monkey Temple), Kathmandu durbar square, Patan Durbar Square any many more. After finishing sightseeing there will be a meeting in the evening in our office about the trek. The Trek leader will explain to you about the trek and how to prepare for it. Overnight stay at hotel.

  • Accommodation:Hotel
  • Meals:Breakfast
  • Max Altitude:1320 M
  • Time:4-5 Hours City Tour

Leaving hotel early in the morning we will catch flight of Lukla from Kathmandu airport. Flight from Kathmandu up to Lukla is so amazing. After landing in Lukla you can see the amazing views of Himalayan chain surrounding the Lukla village. We will meet our rest of the crew members in Lukla and march ahead towards Phakding which is about 3-4 hours of hike. Overnight stay at Phakding.

  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:BreakFast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Max Altitude:2620 M
  • Time:30 min Fly and 3 Hours Walk

After breakfast, we will move ahead to Namche Bazaar from Phakding. From Phakding the trail is followed by several beautiful villages like Jorsale and Monjo. Monjo village is the gateway Point of Sagarmatha National Park. Crossing through the National Park the trail finally takes us to Namche. While trekking through the national park numerous species of flora and fauna can be explored. Namche Bazaar is small and beautiful where all the facilities of lodges, markets, etc. are available. Beautiful views of Thamserku Peak and Kongdi Ri Himal can be seen from Namche. Overnight stay at Namche Bazaar. 

  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:BreakFast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Max Altitude:3440 M
  • Time:5-6 Hours Walk

Acclimatization is very important while trekking in higher altitude. Namche is the best place for acclimatization as the sights around here are spectacular. After having breakfast we will roam around in Namche bazaar and enjoy the view of panoramic peaks. Similarly, we also can hike to Khumjung village and visit Hillary school and a monastery. You can visit Sherpa culture museum and Everest photo gallery as well. Overnight stay at Namche Bazaar. 

  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:BreakFast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Max Altitude:3440 M
  • Time:2 Hours Hike

Today our next destination from Namche is Tengboche which takes about 5-6 hours. Ascending from Namche towards Tengboche we can experience scenic beauty during the trail. Following the trail along the right side of Dudhkoshi River you can reach Tengboche village. From Namche to Tengboche the trail is filled with amazing natural beauty of hills, rivers and mountains. After reaching Tengboche you will be surprised after seeing the beauty of its surrounding. Largest Monastery of Khumbu Region-Tengboche Monastery is located in this village. Similarly great views of Ama Dablam, Everest and other small ranges can be observed from Tengboche. Overnight stay at Tengboche.Overnight at guesthouse. 

  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:BreakFast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Max Altitude:3860 M
  • Time:4-5 Hours Walk

First we descend from Tengboche and come across through lush forest of birch and rhododendron trees. Then after we will cross Imja River and March ahead towards Debuche. Then from Debuche we will move towards Pangboche village. Hiking through the upper Pangboche trail, we admire the views of Himalayan vistas and Monasteries. Before ascending to Dingboche we have to come across through Imja valley and Lobuche River. Overnight stay at Dingboche. 

  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:BreakFast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Max Altitude:4350 M
  • Time:5-6 Hours Walk

This is another day of acclimatization in this trek which helps us further while climbing higher altitude. Though it may be acclimatization day we have to move around for best acclimatization. Chukkung valley is the best place for acclimatization but if you want we can hike up to Nagerjun from where we can witness marvelous peaks like Lobuche East (6119m), Lobuche West (6145m), Thamserku (6608m), and Ama Dablam (6856m). While returning back to Dingboche the trail is filled with natural beauty. Overnight stay at Dingboche. 

  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:BreakFast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Max Altitude:4350 M
  • Time:2-3 Hours

It is short Journey from Dingboche to Lobuche via Duglha about 5-6 hours hike. At the beginning of the trail we enjoy the company of Himalayan vistas an all sides. As we pass the narrow valley near to Dusa, Mt. Pumori can be observed. As the trail continues Mt. Pumori begins to disappear. Then before ascending Duglha we have to cross a small stream. Duglha is a small village, with huge strand of prayer flags hung across the valley. After reaching this village we can roam around and experience the beautiful sight. The trail continues through boulder-strewn slopes as we climb Chupki Lhara ridge from where you can enjoy the best views of Himalayan massif. On the top of this ridge number of prayer flags and stones are kept in the memory of the climber who lost their life during the climb of Mt. Everest. As the trekking trail drops down further amazing views of Khumbutse, Lingtren and many more peaks can be seen. Overnight stay at Lobuche.

  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:BreakFast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Max Altitude:4910
  • Time:5-6 hours Walk

Today is our important day of our trekking that we are going to visit Everest base camp and have close up views of world’s tallest peak-Mt. Everest. The trail is a bit mix up as we have to ascend and descend mostly in glacier path. We can find many zigzag on rough terrains. After reaching the base camp we admire the great views of Mt. Everest and Khumbu glacier. Similarly stunning views of Nuptse, Khumbutse, and Pumori Mountain can be experienced. After enjoying the beauties from the Base camp our trail continues towards Gorakchep to spend overnight. Overnight stay at Gorakshep.  

  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:BreakFast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Max Altitude:5180 M
  • Time:6-7 hours

Kalapathhar is another best view point from where dazzling views of snowcapped peaks can be observed. Waking early in the morning we will start walking on a fairly steep trail. The weather will be very cold with chilly winds outside. As we ascend up the hill peaks like Lingtren, Khumbutse and Changtse can be seen. After reaching at the top of Kalapathhar we can see the 360 degree views of Mt. Everest and other small peaks. After spending some precious time out there, we will return back to Gorak Shep. Then after descending down to Gorakshep we will move towards Pheriche. Overnight stay at Pheriche. 

  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:BreakFast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Max Altitude:5545 M hike and Stay at 4120 M
  • Time:7-8 Hours Walk

From Pheriche, we have lots of ups and downs through the trails. We will descend down enjoying the company of beautiful rhododendron and juniper forests. We also have to cross a bridge over the Dudhkoshi River. Then again we descend down through the pine forests where we can see mountain goats, pheasants and other wild animals. Before reaching Namche further we have to come across the forests. Overnight stay at Namche Bazaar.

  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:BreakFast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Max Altitude:3440 M
  • Time:6-7 Hours Walk

Following the trail of rocky terrain we will start our trek from Namche. Mostly we have to walk downhill on the trail walking alongside the Dudhkoshi River. Crossing different suspension bridges and monasteries we will reach the village of Lukla. We can rest for the rest of remaining hour in Lukla. Overnight stay at Lukla. 

  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Meals:BreakFast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Max Altitude:2620 M
  • Time:5-6 hours Walking

After a long mountain journey now we are heading towards capital via flight from Lukla. Catching early morning flight, we will reach Kathmandu so early and you can have rest whole day. If you to explore any other areas of Kathmandu then you can roam around during the day time. Overnight stay at Hotel. arrival in Kathmandu we are met and transferred back to our starting hotel. Overnight at hotel.

  • Accommodation:Hotel
  • Meals:Breakfast
  • Max Altitude:1320 M
  • Time:30 Min Flight

Your thrilling holidays of Nepal end today. One of our staff from our NHA company will drop you to the airport for your flight to your home.

  • Accommodation:--------
  • Meals:Breakfast
  • Max Altitude:1320 M
  • Time:30 min Drive

Route Map

Everest Base Camp Trek - Nepal Everest Base Camp Trekking map
Cost Details
What is Included
  • Arrival & Departure Transport By private Car/Van/Bus.
  • Three meals a day during the Trekking (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • Accommodation in Tea House during the Trekking.
  • Three 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
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley with car and tour guide
  • First Aid kit.
  • Trekking permit (Conservation fee).
  • Tims card (Trekking information management system) as like a permit.
  • Free Company's duffel bag.
  • All needed official fee.
What is not Included
  • International Airfare.
  • Your travel insurance.
  • Sightseeing entrance fees (25 USD)
  • Nepal Visa fee (US$ 40 for 30 days and US$ 25 for 15 days you should get visa open on your arrival)
  • Any kind of drink, (Like Tea, Coffee, Soft drinks, Drinking Water, Hard Drinks, etc.)
  • Items of personal expenses like hot shower, battery charge, telephone, Porters, etc.
  • Tips for Guide and Porters

Departure Dates

Select a Departure Month
Departure Date
Start DateSep 23, 2023End DateOct 07, 2023
PriceUS$1199Per Person
Start DateSep 25, 2023End DateOct 09, 2023
PriceUS$1199Per Person
Start DateSep 27, 2023End DateOct 11, 2023
PriceUS$1199Per Person
Start DateSep 30, 2023End DateOct 14, 2023
PriceUS$1199Per Person

Although it can be customized by request to accommodate your specific needs. The above itinerary is only a guide line; it might change due to fluctuating weather conditions, availability of lodging and campsites, unforeseen political, trail and environmental or any other factors beyond our control. In this happen, your Nepal Everest Base Camp company guide/leader will choose the best way to the final decision on the best alternative after consulting with the group. 
At last if the itinerary will be not suitable for you please do let us know and will make a tailor-made on it. The itinerary will be very flexible from our side if clients want to change will be possible.

Good to Know

Best Season for Everest base camp trek

If you think about Everest base camp trek  that is very important to Details about Everest base camp trek Beast season and weather. Everest base camp is a Famous and popular in the world so many people want to do this trek in their life. The best season for the Everest base camp trekking is Feb to June and Sep to Dec. During this period Nepal offers a clear sky to see a stunning view of the mountain from the corner of the country. You can see the perfect view of the all Himalayan range of the Everest region. In addition, this is the perfect time to visit Nepal as there are several important culture festivals held such as Teej, Dashain,   chhat, which is the main festival of Nepal. At that time temperature range is just perfect in between 10-25 centigrade. But at last week of December is greater cold than other time.

But many people have completed the Everest base camp trekking in the January and July August. At January there is freezing cold and heavy snowy time but if you have prepare preparation of the trekking there is possible to complete this trekking at that time. So on at July and August, there is heavy raining season some difficult to trek on the way when you will walking for the next camp.

Everest base camp trekking difficulty

Everest base camp trek is the most popular trekking of Nepal every people visit Everest base camp to see the panoramic view of the Mount. Everest. If you don't do Everest base camp trekking you most do this trip in Nepal. If you want to do this trip with us i said that we surely make this trip your lifetime experience of your life. To do Everest base camp trekking there is some difficulty. But if you prepare for advance with mentally and physically you will be no problem on the way of Everest base camp trek.

Trek to Everest base camp starts from the Kathmandu with a short flight to Lukla. At that flight, sometime flight will be a delay and canceled due to the bad weather. But if you take a shared helicopter with some extra pay to get Lukla otherwise if you have extra time you will try the next day for your flight. That is not so big problem for trekking.

Normally on Everest base camp trek is 6-7 hours (approx) walking period every day from the camp to camp. If you do not comfort to complete your day to reach final of the day destination won’t be any problem because there is a teahouse on the way of your daily route to food and lodge for your night.

On  Everest base camp trek, you will get to 5545m (Kala Patthar) highest altitude on the way. When you get More than 4000m high, there is some risk of high altitude sickness. But if you care your health, maintain your space of walking range and drink more water on the way of your trekking you will avoid this risk. In case of emergency, you will take a helicopter (which is available any time) for your treatment and rescue.

Some people have different thinking so some people will want to get trekking in the low season which times not comfortable for our body. Climate is not good. If you this want this type of trip if you prepare everything and you have some extra time this is possible do get Everest trekking. There is not comfortable with your cloth at day time but at night there is freezing cold. If you have good clothing prepare, there would not be any more problem.

Everest Base Camp Trek - Nepal Everest Base Camp Trekking FAQs

  • Trekking requires lots of willpower, tolerance of harsh conditions and reasonable fitness, good health and physical condition. It is vital that participants with pre-existing medical problems or conditions make these known to the time of booking. But trekking is not the climbing trip so no needs any technical experience. 

  • There is no particular age limit for trekking in Nepal Himalaya at all. Anyone with outdoor attitude and passion for walking are fit for trekking. But, you are expected to have good physical fitness, positive attitude and endurance. Having said that additional requirements depend on the type and nature of treks you choose. 

  • Nepal is, undoubtedly, a naturally beautiful country that enjoys pleasant weather round the year. We have main two seasons for trekking. The best months are September, October & November during the Autumn season and March, April & May during the spring season are consider as the best seasons for attempting trekking, although we do have departures during some other months as well because we would like to offer some opportunities for some people who can not make their holidays during Spring and Autumn. The best months has been defined due to their nature of best visibility and best weather condition other then. 

  • The government of Nepal no longer requires a trekking permit for Everest, Annapurna, Langtang, and some other regions; however, conservation permit or National park permits are required for these regions. There are few restricted trekking areas in Nepal, where trekking permits are required. Trekking permit is a special permission given to you by the Nepalese government to visit the restricted areas.

  • The duration of the trek depends on your interests and where you want to go. Generally, your trek can range from 6-7 days to month time or longer periods if you wish. Even the same trek can be done in a different duration for different trekkers depending on their wishes and interests on the route. 

  • In the Tea House trekking arrangement overnight halts with dinner and breakfast will be in Tea-Houses (Lodges) and lunches in local restaurants en-route. We will provide you with hygienic food prepared by our cook on the camping trek arrangements. Most of the cooks in the local teahouses are not well trained but have enough experience. If the group required our well-trained cooks with the crew even on the lodge trek we are more delighted to take with an additional cost.

  • In the trekking areas most lodges serve boiled and filtered water, which is generally safe, we suggest a drop of iodine for safe water. Make sure your water is boiled or treated with iodine. Iodine is 100% effective in killing water-borne bacteria. We strongly recommend however that you bring your own filter water bottle so that you will have convenient access to clean water at all times. And it will be possible to buy the bottle water also on the way.

  • Most of the trekking areas in Everest we get electricity. You can charge your camera batteries. 

  • Our guides are trained in first aid and can deal with most of the basic ailments that can occur during a trek. If an emergency occurs, professional help from a rescue organization will be needed. That is why every client should have their own emergency rescue and health insurance arranged before coming to Nepal. 

  • Altitude illness, AMS is a very unpredictable condition, but all of our guides are very experienced with the symptoms and treatment of AMS. Every time our guides are ready to help you. We do, however, strongly advise people with known heart, lungs or blood diseases to consult their doctor before trekking.

  • That depends on the type of trek. Shorter treks at low altitudes can be done in running shoes while longer, more demanding treks at high altitudes require sturdy trekking or hiking boots. It is best to buy shoes and boots before arriving in Nepal, and to break them in before arriving for your trek. 

  • While you traveling Himalayan country this is most essential to know what to bring with you and what are the essential clothing and equipments during the travel. For evening/night/morning use clothes, Sun Hat, casual warm cloth for day use, some pairs of good quality shocks. Apart from above please bring- slippers, suntan-lotions and trekkers personal medication.   Regarding personal equipment you need to bring with you a pair of well broken trek Boot, sleeping bag, down-Jacket, pullovers, neck scarves, etc. 

  • There are telephones in many villages along the popular trekking routes from where you can make international calls. 

  • In the Tea House trekking arrangement overnight halts with dinner and breakfast will be in Tea-Houses (Lodges) and lunches in local Restaurants en-route. We will provide you hygienic food prepared by our cook on the camping trek arrangements. Most of the cooks in the local teahouses are not well trained but enough experienced. If the group required our well trained cooks with the crew even on the lodge trek we are more delighted to take with an additional cost.

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