Everest Base Camp Trek

15 Days

The Everest Base Camp Trek is an exciting and thrilling adventure that takes you to the base camp of Mount Everest, the highest peak in the world. This trek is a dream come true for outdoor enthusiasts and offers breathtaking views of the Himalayan mountain range.

The journey typically begins and ends in Lukla, a small town in the Khumbu region of Nepal. Most trekkers fly from Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, to reach Lukla. The flight itself is a remarkable experience as you soar above the picturesque landscapes of Nepal, surrounded by majestic mountains.

Starting from Lukla, the trek takes you through charming Sherpa villages, lush forests, and suspension bridges over the roaring Dudh Koshi River. The trail gradually ascends, passing through Namche Bazaar, a bustling market town and the gateway to the Everest region. Namche Bazaar provides an excellent opportunity for acclimatization, allowing trekkers to adjust to the high altitude before continuing their journey.

As you continue the trek, you will pass through stunning valleys and get closer to the magnificent peaks of the Khumbu region, including Ama Dablam, Lhotse, and, of course, Mount Everest itself. Along the way, you will come across monasteries, prayer wheels, and colorful prayer flags, providing insights into the rich Sherpa culture and Buddhist traditions.

The Everest Base Camp Trek usually takes around 12-15 days, depending on the pace and acclimatization needs of the trekkers. The itinerary includes stops at key locations such as Tengboche, Dingboche, Lobuche, Gorak Shep, and ultimately, Everest Base Camp. Each stop allows for rest, acclimatization, and awe-inspiring views of the surrounding peaks.

Reaching Everest Base Camp is a remarkable achievement. Standing at the foot of the world’s tallest mountain, you will feel a sense of awe and accomplishment like no other. You will witness the preparations of Everest climbers and experience the raw power and beauty of the Khumbu Icefall.

After reaching Everest Base Camp, many trekkers choose to continue their journey to Kala Patthar, a nearby peak that offers an even more spectacular view of Mount Everest. This optional extension adds an extra day to the trek but is well worth it for the breathtaking panorama it provides.

The Everest Base Camp Trek is an unforgettable adventure that combines natural beauty, cultural immersion, and personal achievement. It is an experience that will stay with you for a lifetime.

Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary

 Our meticulously crafted Everest Base Camp Trek itinerary ensures you make the most of your journey. Trek through quaint Sherpa villages like Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, and Dingboche, as you gradually ascend to the iconic Everest Base Camp. Capture breathtaking views of Everest, Lhotse, and Nuptse, and stand in awe of the Khumbu Icefall.

  • Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu (1,400 m)
  • Day 02: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation
  • Day 03: Flight to Lukla (2,800 m) and then trek to Phakding (2,610 m)  3 Hrs Trek
  • Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m)  5-6 Hrs Trek
  • Day 05: Acclimatization Day in Namche 
  • Day 06: Trek to Tengboche (3,860 m)  5-6 Hrs Trek
  • Day 07: Trek to Dingboche (4,350 m)  5-6 Hrs Trek
  • Day 08: Acclimatization Day in Dingboche
  • Day 09: Trek to Lobuche (4,910 m)  5-6 Hrs Trek
  • Day 10: Trek to Gorak Shep (5,140 m) and Visit Everest Base Camp (5,365 m)   5-6 Hrs Trek
  • Day 11: Trek To Kala Patthar (5,545 m) and then to Pheriche (4,371 m)  6-7 Hrs Trek
  • Day 12: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m)  6-7 Hrs Trek
  • Day 13: Trek to Lukla (2,800 m)   6-7 Hrs Trek
  • Day 14: Flight Back to Kathmandu  (1400 m) 30-35 Minute Flight
  • Day 15: Final Departure
  • Kathmandu
  • Autumn & Spring
  • Some Places
  • Hotel accomodation in Kathmandu and teahouses during the trek.
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Overview

Everest Base Camp Trek Packages

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EBC Trekking Cost and Itinerary

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Highlghts

  • Get a glance at the exquisite heritage sites in the Kathmandu valley.
  • Take a flight to Lukla with a scenic view of the mighty Himalayas, misty valleys, rivers, and more.
  • Observe the culture and lifestyle of the Sherpa people from up close.
  • Acclimate at Namche Bazaar, the entrance to Everest.
  • Follow the trails of the Sagarmatha National Park.
  • Visit the largest monastery in the Everest region - Tengboche Monastery.
  • Behold the spectacular view of the Khumbu Glacier and Khumbu Icefalls.
  • Witness the magnificent view of the world's highest mountain - Mt. Everest.

Itinerary

Max. Elevation: Kathmandu (1,400 m)

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Dinner

One of our representatives will be waiting for you outside the airport terminal building. Upon your arrival at the airport, you will be greeted and transported to the pre-arranged hotel. A quick meeting about trekking and preparation will be placed in the hotel. Afterward, you can check-in and relax at the hotel for a bit.

Overnight in Kathmandu.

Trip Duration: 7-8 hrs

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast

Sightseeing tours of Kathmandu’s most beautiful sights are the main highlights of today. Stunning historical and cultural landmarks, as well as cheerful people, will be encountered during the trip.

Pashupatinath Temple

Pashupatinath Temple is a major Hindu shrine on the Bagmati River’s bank. The temple contains several small temples and Shiva shrines. Maha Shivaratri, Hinduism’s biggest festival, is held every year at Pashupatinath Temple. During the event, the temple is filled with Hindu devotees. Hundreds of thousands of Hindus visit the temple to partake in religious activities.

Boudhanath Stupa

Bouddhanath Stupa, also popularly known as Bouddha, is a sacred site for Buddhist followers. The stupa is the world’s largest, having been built in the 5th century. It is encircled by beautiful prayer wheels and covered in vibrant lama robes. The four pairs of eyes of Lord Buddha are depicted in all four directions. It signifies that Lord Buddha is always watching over people and their actions.

Swayambhunath

Swayambhunath is a religious site located west of Kathmandu city on top of a hill. The most beautiful temples, shrines, monasteries, and libraries are the major attractions of Swayambhunath. A beautiful view of Kathmandu can be seen from the site. It is regarded as the holiest Buddhist expedition site in comparison to other Buddhist expedition sites. Bouddha, on the other hand, comes first in Tibetan Buddhism, followed by Swayambhunath.

You will be brought to your hotel in the evening. Prepare your trekking gear and necessary items before going to bed because you’ll be leaving early the following day.

Overnight in Kathmandu.

Kilometers: Kathmandu to Lukla (135-140km)

Flight duration: Kathmandu to Lukla (25- minutes flights)

Trek Duration: (Lukla to Phakding 6 hrs.)

Flight Duration: 30-45 minutes

Trek Distance: 9.5 Km

Trek Duration: 5-6 hrs

Max. Elevation: Lukla (2,800 m) and trek to Phakding (2,610 m)

Accommodation: Tea house

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Today is the first day of the trek to Everest Base Camp. Our staff will take you to the airport in the early morning for your trip to Lukla.

The flight to Lukla is short but beautiful. With a great view of the Kathmandu valley, the flight takes off. As the flight advances towards Lukla, you’ll come across some splendid mountain ranges. You arrive in Lukla not long after.

After spending some time in Lukla, you trek to Phakding. The hike is straightforward and begins with a rocky downhill. It takes you to Cheplung and the Dudh Koshi river’s edge. Ascending farther, you arrive at Phakding.

Overnight in Phakding.

Trek Distance: 4.1 Km

Trek Duration: 5-6 hrs

Max. Elevation: Namche Bazaar (3,440 m)

Accommodation: Tea house

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

The hike to Namche Bazaar, which crosses rivers and valleys, is filled with suspension bridges. It’s both challenging and enjoyable at the same time. You head out of Phakding after breakfast. You hike through Benkar, and soon enough, Mt. Thamserku’s spectacular sight dazzles your eyes.

After crossing several suspension bridges, you’ll arrive at the Sagarmatha National Park checkpoint. For the rest of the walk, our guides will help you in acquiring permits. The trail then drops to the Dudh Koshi River, which takes you to Jorsale. The trail is now uphill. The views of Mt. Everest and Nuptse along the way are well worth the effort. Eventually, you enter Namche Bazaar.

Overnight in Namche Bazaar.

Max. Elevation: Hotel Everest View (3,880 m)

Accommodation: Tea house

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Namche Bazaar is a town located on the hillsides of the Khumbu region. It is the main trading center in the area. After reaching Namche, you should adjust to the environment the next day. In mountaineering, acclimatization days are very critical. Because the hike takes place at a high altitude, altitude sickness is a concern. Therefore, our bodies must get familiar with the increasing elevation and environment to prevent illness.

You’ll be taken to Hotel Everest View in order to acclimate to the changing environment. It is renowned as the world’s highest placed hotel. The hotel introduces a magnificent view of the massive Himalayas. You’ll return to your hotel after spending some time there.

Overnight in Namche.

Trek Distance: 5-6 Km

Trek Duration: 5-6 hrs

Max. Elevation: Tengboche (3,860 m)

Accommodation: Tea house

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

From Namche Bazaar to Tengboche, the trails are challenging. It is full of irregular terrain with high elevation later after a decline in height at first.

After leaving Namche Bazaar, you go past Kyanjum and into the rhododendron forest. The trail then descends to the Phungi Thenga river’s banks. Mountain ranges, including Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, and Ama Dablam, dazzle you with their magnificence throughout the path. After that, the trail ascends to Tengboche.

The Tengboche monastery is the main attraction in Tengboche. It is the largest Tibetan Buddhist gompa in the Khumbu region. You are welcome to visit the monastery and enjoy the serene environment.

Overnight in Tengboche.

Trek Distance: 9.1 Km

Trek Duration: 5-6 hrs

Max. Elevation: Dingboche (4,350 m)

Accommodation: Tea house

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

The journey from Tengboche to Dingboche is wonderful. You’ll pass through glaciers and snowy mountains on your way there.

After leaving the village, you travel past a forest on your way down to Deboche village. After a period of traveling, you’ll run over a stone-carved wall. After a brief climb, you enter the other side of the valley after traversing a suspension bridge. At this point, Ama Dablam can be seen up close. After the continuous hike, you arrive in Pangboche village and hike uphill past Shomare town. You’ll soon arrive in Dingboche.

Overnight in Dingboche.

Max. Elevation: Nangkartsang Peak (5,083 m)

Accommodation: Tea house

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Today is the second acclimatization day of the trek. Nangkartsang Peak is located just above Dingboche. So, the ascent to the peak will help you prepare for acclimatization.

Nangkartsang divides the valley in two. The Imja valley on the way to Chukkung is on one side, and the valley on the way to Lobuche is on the other. The hike has a high rise. As you trek towards the summit, the views of Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Ama Dablam, and other peaks are spellbinding. Nangkartsang Peak will be reached in no time. From the peak, take in the captivating mountain views. You’ll soon be on your way back to Dingboche on the same trail.

Overnight in Dingboche.

Trek Distance: 6.6 Km

Trek Duration: 4-5 hrs

Max. Elevation: Lobuche (4,910 m)

Accommodation: Tea house

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

The trail to Lobuche is a bit difficult. The hike proceeds with a rise to a moraine after leaving Dingboche. The path leads to the town of Pheriche, which is nestled in a valley. After crossing through Thukla, you will arrive at Everest Memorial and the Khumbu glacier after a long ascent. The Everest Memorial was constructed in memory of climbers who died while attempting to reach the summit of Everest. You will arrive at Lobuche as you continue your hike.

Overnight in Lobuche.

Trek Distance: 7.8 Km

Trek Duration: 8-9 hrs

Max. Elevation: Gorak Shep (5,140 m) and Everest Base Camp (5,365 m)

Accommodation: Tea house

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

The trail becomes a gradual climb with less steep slopes after leaving Lobuche village. There are two segments to it. One that leads to Gorakshep village, the trek’s highest elevation and single village. The second trail leads to Gorakshep, which is not far from Everest Base Camp.

As you head out of Lobuche, you go beside the Khumbu glacier. You may get a close look at Nuptse’s breathtaking surroundings along the way. As you proceed, you may be able to view the summit of Mt. Everest. To get to Gorakshep, you must hike across Lobuche Pass. You can take a break before continuing your journey to the base camp.

After leaving Gorak Shep, you’ll encounter a more incredible view of the Khumbu Icefall. Soon after, you’ll arrive at Everest Base Camp. Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Khumbutse, Pumori, and other peaks provide a spectacular panorama. Return to Gorakshep after a while.

Overnight in Gorak Shep.

Trek Distance: 11 Km

Trek Duration: 7-8 hrs

Max. Elevation: Kala Patthar (5,545 m) and Pheriche (4,371 m)

Accommodation: Tea house

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

On this day, the trek initiates in the early hours of the day to catch a glimpse of the phenomenal sunrise from Kala Patthar. The route is simple to follow. As you walk further, the view of Mt. Everest becomes clearer. You arrive at Kala Patthar after traveling through a difficult trail. It’s a great moment of joy and accomplishment to be standing beneath the world’s highest mountain. Take in the pristine beauty of the Himalayas. Soon after, return along the same route after appreciating a great moment. For breakfast, trek down to Gorak Shep. After that, keep going till you get to Pheriche.

Overnight in Pheriche.

Trek Distance: 14.2 Km

Trek Duration: 6-7 hrs

Max. Elevation: Namche Bazaar (3,440 m)

Accommodation: Tea house

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

After a delicious breakfast, depart Pheriche for Namche Bazaar. As the climb advances, the village of Pangboche will be reached. The trip then continues to Tengboche via the same track that you took earlier, ultimately entering Namche Bazaar.

Overnight in Namche Bazaar.

Trek Distance: 13.5 Km

Trek Duration: 6-7 hrs

Max. Elevation: Lukla (2,800 m)

Accommodation: Tea house

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

On this day, you depart from Namche and make your way down to Lukla. You arrive in Phakding village shortly after leaving Namche, traveling through several settlements and taking in natural beauty along the way. After a downhill, you’ll arrive at Lukla.

Overnight in Lukla.

Flight Duration: 30-45 min

Max. Elevation: 1,400 m

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

The trekking adventure has come to a close. It will be a lovely voyage back to Kathmandu, as it has been in the previous day, with views of peaks, lush forests, rivers, terrain, etc.

Our staff will greet you at the airport and take you to your Kathmandu hotel. Recharge yourself after checking in at the hotel.

Overnight in Kathmandu.

The last day of the Everest Base Camp Trek. For your return flight, you will be brought to Kathmandu Airport. We hope to see you again in the future.

Includes/Excludes

Cost Includes

  • Airport pick up & final departure by private vehicle.
  • Welcome & farewell cultural dinner.
  • A full Day Kathmandu Valley Sightseen Tour with local tour guide and Private vehicle
  • Kathmandu Lukla , Lukla Kathmandu Flight
  • Three nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • A day three meals (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner) on your choice from the menu during the treks.
  • An excellent government licensed holder guide including all his meals, accommodation, salary, transportation, insurance & many more…
  • A strong porter (2:1) one porter carrying two member’s bags including all his meals, accommodation, salary, transportation, insurance & many more…
  • Sleeping bags and down jackets provided and to be returned after the trip is complete.
  • Standard tea house during the treks.
  • Trekking route map.
  • First aid kid box including oximeter & pulse meter checker.
  • Down Jacket and Sleeping bag during trek
  • An emergency helicopter rescue services, if in case.
  • All needed permit & national park fees.
  • An achievement certificate.
  • Seasonal fruits.
  • All needed ground transportation mention on the itinerary.
  • Government tax & service charge.

Cost Excludes

  • Personal expenses as like the phone & camera charging, hot shower, wifi
  • All kind of drinks as like mineral water, beer, tea, coffee, juice, Coke, Fanta, and hard drinks.
  • Lunch & dinner during stay in city.
  • Extra an activities, in case if you have an extra day on your holidays.
  • Extra nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu, in case if you return earlier from the treks.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Tips to guide & porter
  • UNESCO entrance fee

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Everest Base Camp Trek
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