Everest Base Camp Trek

Trip Facts

  • Duration 13 Days
  • Trip Difficulty moderate
  • Max. Altitude 5545m
  • Start and End Kathmandu - Kathmandu
  • Best Time March to May and Sept to Dec
  • Accommodation Hotel in Kathmandu, Teahouse during the trek

Trip Highlights

  • Visit Everest Base camp and Kalapathar 5555m above the sea level
  • Magnificent view of four 8000m above mountains - Mt Everest, Mt Lhotse, Mt Cho Oyu, Mt Makalu
  • Sagarmatha National Park
  • Explore Sherpa culture and mountain lifestyle

Everest base camp trek is life experience trek point journey that leads to the closure point of highest mountain peak in the world (Mt. Everest). Captivating views of mountains, waterfalls, ridges, landscapes provide the inner peace and gives a memory for the life time. Beside this, glimpse of the ethnic Sherpa peoples (climbers) lifestyles, traditions give you the vibe of local Nepalese people. Sagarmatha National park, one of the world heritage site and Buddhist monasteries being located on highest altitude can be captured during the trek to Everest base camp. Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa had first embarked their trek journey in 1953. Guidance of local ethnic climbers and our staff will help us to reach the destination by embarking all the views and joyful moments.

ama dablam mountainMoreover, this package provides the climbing to Kalapathhar and adds the extra magnificent views of various Himalayas peaks and Everest in the bucket list of yours trekking diaries. Cool breeze and thrilling mountains cliffs energies the inner curiosity of climbers as we initiated our trek step by step till, we reach our ultimate destination.

Moreover, it is basically designed for the climbers who is eager for gathering the thrilling experience with challenging mountain expedition.  We can get a perfect blend of everything during trek trail ,for the ones who is yearning for a monumental journey under the beneath of the world’s tallest mountain. However, climbers should be mentally prepared and train their selves physically before doing trek. Cardio, climb stairs, jogging, and hiking will help you to be physically fit and increase your immune power before doing trekking on the Everest region.

What's included

  • Airport pick up and drop
  • Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast included
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek
  • Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu domestic flights (2 ways)
  • 3 times meal during the trek - one item menu
  • All permits - TIMS, Local Government Permit, National Park Permit
  • A Professional guide and porter - 1 porter per 2 guests

What's not included

  • Travel insurance
  • International flights
  • Extra expenses - like beverages and bar bill
  • Tips for guide and porter
  • All things that are not included in inclusion section

Detailed Itinerary

  • Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu

    Our representative will meet and greet you at the airport and escort you to the hotel where you will be staying overnight. After checking in the hotel, the trek guide throughout your trekking journey will briefing you about the upcoming adventure. You can clear your doubts and ask your quires on the same time if you have any. The trek trail is long so that you have to check your essentials, trekking gears and packs your rucksacks for your designated destination. However, the guide will take you to the famous tourist hub "Thamel" areas for gear shopping. You can buy your essentials there.

    Altitude: 1350m
    Meals: N/A
    Accommodation: Hotel in Kathmandu
  • Day 2: Fly to Lukla (2840m/9318ft) and trek to Phakding(2601m/8563ft)

    Everest adventure begins with a thrilling domestic flight to Lukla, after 35 minutes of flight you will reach to lukla airport where rest of crew will wait for you to begins trek journey. The walk begins between the Chauri Kharka village and plummet towards Dudh koshi river. The trail leads to the walk-through bank of the river until you reach to Phakding (2601m) which is surrounded by Sherpas community. During your trek route, you get a chance to collect memories and glimpse of khumbila, a sacred and religious peak worshipped by Sherpas. Between various unclimbed peaks in the khumbu region , Khumbila is one of them as no one is allowed to step on this religious peak. If you aren’t tired , you can roam around the village and interact with locals or you can stay back on the hotels where our food and accommodation is arranged.

    Altitude: 2840m/9318ft
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Day 3: Trek Phakding to Namche Bazar (3440m/11286ft)

    After your desired breakfast at early morning, the trek trail begins towards Namche bazar. Namche bazar is known as Sherpa capital of Nepal. The trail takes you towards Nyambura Thang, chumda and Monjo and the river Dudh koshi along by side. To take a trek further, you have to take permission and registering yourself on the Sagarmatha National Park. After exploring the natural beauty inside the park, our trail extends towards the Tawaa and Larja Dovan embracing the vintage view of Mount Everest from the Tope Danda. After few minutes on Tope Danda, we will ascend towards Namche bazar, which is basically famous for economic hub of Everest Region. Our overnight stay will be on Namche bazar.

    Altitude: 3440m/11286ft
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Day 4: Acclimatizing at Namche Bazar (rest day)

    As the day 4 is your first acclimatizing day, you can rest all day on your accommodated hotel room or you can roam around Namche bazar. Cafes, restaurants, ATMs, bakeries, local restaurants can be seen in the high altitude of Everest region. You can also enjoy the Saturday market of Namche if you get a chance to acclimatize on Saturday which is very famous throughout Khumbu region. Moreover, you can give a visit to Sherpa Cultural museum and Everest photo gallery's Regards, a good sound sleep is needed before you extend your trek trail on the high altitude. Proper rest revives you for your next trail tomorrow. Overnight stay will be at Namche bazar.

    Altitude: 3440m/11286ft
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Day 5: Trek from Namche bazar to Tengboche(3860m/12664ft)

    Today's trail takes you to the Tengboche offering the jaw dropping views of the snowcapped Himalayan ranges on your way. Himalayan peaks of various mountains such as Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Kwangde, Thamserku and Ama Dabalam can be seen along the trekking trail which adds extravagant beauty throughout the trek. We can observe and walk between the areas which is full of Rhododendron, juniper and giant cliffs and ridges which makes todays trail remarkable for life time. The trekking trail ends for today once we reach the Sherpa village of Tengboche where we can get aerial view of Mt. Ama Damblam. We can get a glimpse of the largest Buddhist monastery (Tengboche Monastery) of khumbu region from Tengboche. The chants and hum by the monks of monasteries gives you a feel and inner peace, which energies you to collect more memories here in this trail. Moreover, Tengboche gives you the magnificent view of sunrise and sunsets over the mountain peaks in yellowish color brushing over the snowcapped mountains peaks. Our overnight food and accommodation for overnight will be arranged on the hotels of Tengboche.

    Altitude: 3860m/12664ft
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Day 6: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4410m/14469ft) trek hours: 5 to 6 hours

    Crossing of various suspension bridges, plains and Imja khola you reach to Pangboche. Pangboche is the village having large number of Sherpas ethnic people living permanently from a long time ago. The traditional greeting and local food keep your eyes sparkling and makes you amused. After the few times on Pangboche, we will head towards Dingboche. Captivating view of Island peak and Ama Dablam can be observe from the trail towards Dingboche. Our overnight stay will be at Dingboche finest hotels/lodges.

    Altitude: 4410m/14469ft
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Day 7: Acclimatization day at Dingboche and hike to Nagarjun Hill(5100m)

    To revives for next day trek, you have to take a proper rest and a little practice to climb in the high altitude. As it is the second acclimatization day, you can take an acclimatization hike towards Nagarjun hill after the breakfast. The trek towards Nagarjun hill is little bit uncomfortable, there may be some loose sediments and rocks you have to watch your step because there is high chance that you may be tremble and scramble on some sections. After your hike for certain hours you will reach to Nagarjuna from where you get a best view of whole Khumbu region. Additionally, close view of Imja Glacier, Himalayan ranges of Makalu, Lhotse, kantega etc. gives you a jaw-dropping view. In the day time you can enroll with locals or you can take a rest. Our overnight stay will be at Dingboche tea house.

    Altitude: 5100m
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Day 8: Trek from Dingboche to Loubche(4910m/16109ft)

    On this day trail ascend towards high altitude area due to which, there will be a bit difficulty on walking. On our way we will stop at the Thukla pass and devote our respects and condolences at the memorable stupa which is built in remembrance of climbers, mountaineers, who had lost their lives while climbing Mt. Everest. From the Thukla pass (4600m) we can view the peaks of mountains which shows the border line of Tibet and Nepal. Our overnight will be at lobuche tea house. Loubche is a small village having low population and the nights of lobuche gets colder so covered yourself properly.

    Altitude: 4910m/16109ft
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Day 9: Trek from loubche to Gorak shep (visit to Everest base camp and return back to Gorak shep)

    Day 9 is the D-day that you dreamed since you start your trek journey in Everest region. Today's trek takes you to the Everest Base, which is the lap of world highest peak. This day will be tough, challenging, remarkable for life time. As you extend your walking the elevations gets rises and there is high chance of getting feel of low oxygen and altitude sickness. The guide will help you to embraced the trekking trails. The trails go with the Khumbu glacier and gravel roads. you can take slow and follow your guide, once you reach the EBC, you can picturize the moment and also you can see the climbers, mountaineers ascending towards Mt. Everest after that you will descend towards Gorak shep within couple of hours. Our overnight stay will be at tea house of Gorak shep.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Day 10: Trek to Kalapatthar(5550m/18209ft) and descend to Pheriche(4240m/13911ft)

    At early morning after the warm breakfast, if the weather gets clear, you can head towards to Kalapatthar to see the wonderful view of sunrise and sunset over the mountain's peaks giving fiery rays from the highest point of kalapatthar. Also, summit of Mount Everest can be visible closely from kalapatthar rather than from the Everest Base Camp. Kalapatthar is surrounded by snowy and icy walls of mountains from all side. Everest, Pumori, Nuptse, Lhotse mountains adds the scenic beauty during the trekking trail to Kalapatthar. Later on, we will descend down towards Pheriche once we return Gorak shep from Kalapatthar. Our overnight stay will be at Pheriche.

    Altitude: 4240m/13911ft
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Day 11: Trek from Pheriche to Namche Bazar

    Though the trek hours seem long, it is an easy downhill trek stretched from Pheriche to Tengboche. A couple of hours walking through hills and gravel road takes you to Namche bazar at late afternoon. You can enroll with locals and experience the cultural programs. Overnight will be at Namche.

    Altitude: 3440m
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Day 12: Trek from Namche to Lukla(2840m/9318ft)

    At early morning you will be served by warm and nutritious breakfast, then your trail begins to lukla again. You will pass the Hilary suspension bridge and several villages on your way. overnight stay will be at hotels of lukla, where you can celebrate your victory! This night will be last night in the lap of mountains. Overnight stay will be at Lukla hotel or tea house.

    Altitude: 2840m/9318ft
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Day 13: Fly Lukla to Kathmandu

    Todays flight of 35 minutes will give you a vibe of having the dessert after a heavy dinner. Once you landed at domestic airport. You will be escorted to the hotel you will be staying at. You can rest afterwards or you can roam around places near your hotel like Ason, Jamal. If you wish to have sightseeing around the Kathmandu valley, you can let us know, our guide will take you for sightseeing and to celebrate night life of Kathmandu city at famous tourist hub"thamel".
    In the evening time, a celebration from our side is arranged for celebrating completion of adventurous journey. Overnight stay will be at hotel.

    Altitude: 1350m
    Meals: Breakfast
    Accommodation: Hotel in Kathmandu
  • Day 14: Contingencies Day

    Apart from scheduled itineraries, there may arises problems unpredictably. Thus, this day is included for emergencies such as weather change, flight delays, cancellations. You can use this day by exploring the various places of Kathmandu valley including its sisters' cities like Bhaktapur, Lalitpur and Kritipur. Overnight stay will be at hotel in Kathmandu.

    Altitude: 1350m
    Meals: Breakfast
    Accommodation: Hotel in Kathmandu
  • Day 15: Final Departure

    Our responsible representatives will drop you at the TIA before three hours of departure. We believed that your 14 days here in Nepal is memorable, and we wish you to come back again to explore hidden beauties of this beautiful country.

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FAQs of Everest Base Camp Trek

  • Where is Everest Base Camp?

    Everest Base Camp is located at Khumbu region of Nepal. However, its north base camp is in Tibet side.
  • How hard to trek Everest Base Camp?

    Everest Base Camp Trek is a moderate trek. It does not need high climbing experience to trek to EBC.

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