Everest Base Camp Trek

The Everest Base Camp Trek is a bucket list adventure for many, offering an unforgettable journey through the stunning Himalayan landscape, culminating at the foot of the world’s tallest peak – Mount Everest. This trek is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the awe-inspiring natural beauty, culture, and traditions of the Nepalese people.

The trek begins with a flight to Lukla, a small town located in the Solukhumbu District of Nepal. From there, the trail winds through picturesque villages and valleys, crossing the Dudh Koshi river and ascending steep terrain towards Namche Bazaar, a bustling trading hub at the heart of the Khumbu region. The journey to Namche is challenging, but the stunning scenery and rich cultural experiences along the way make it all worth it.

As trekkers continue towards Everest Base Camp, they will pass through the beautiful Tengboche monastery, a significant spiritual center for the local Sherpa community. The trek provides an opportunity to witness the traditional Sherpa lifestyle, learn about their culture, and experience their hospitality firsthand.

The final stretch of the journey takes trekkers to the base camp of Mount Everest, located at an altitude of 5,364 meters. The view of the Khumbu icefall and the majestic peak of Mount Everest is a sight that cannot be described in words, and must be seen to be fully appreciated.

The trek to Everest Base Camp is challenging, with steep ascents and high altitudes that require careful acclimatization. However, the reward for the effort is an unforgettable adventure that will leave trekkers with memories that last a lifetime. The stunning scenery, unique cultural experiences, and personal sense of achievement make this trek an experience unlike any other.

Price
Full board Package $2,169/ Per Person
Service Base Package $1,599 /Per Person

Outline Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu, meet with trekking company representative and transfer to hotel

Day 2: Fly to Lukla, trek to Phakding (2,651m)

Day 3: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m)

Day 4: Rest day in Namche Bazaar for acclimatization and exploration

Day 5: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,860m)

Day 6: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4,410m)

Day 7: Rest day in Dingboche for acclimatization and exploration

Day 8: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4,910m)

Day 9: Trek from Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5,170m), hike to Everest Base Camp (5,364m)

Day 10: Early morning hike to Kala Patthar (5,545m), trek to Pheriche (4,371m)

Day 11: Trek from Pheriche to Namche Bazaar (3,440m)

Day 12: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,800m)

Day 13: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu

Day 14: Departure from Kathmandu

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  • Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu

    Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, you’ll be greeted by a representative from the trekking company who will assist you with the transfer to your hotel. After settling in, you can take some time to rest and explore the vibrant streets of Kathmandu, soaking in the sights and sounds of this bustling city.

  • Day 2: Fly to Lukla, Trek to Phakding (2,651m)

    Today, you’ll take an early morning flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, where the adventure truly begins. The scenic flight offers stunning views of the Himalayas before landing at Tenzing-Hillary Airport, one of the most thrilling airports in the world. From Lukla, you’ll start trekking towards Phakding, passing through lush forests and picturesque Sherpa villages along the Dudh Koshi River.

  • Day 3: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m)

    Continuing your trek, you’ll follow the trail alongside the Dudh Koshi River, crossing suspension bridges and ascending gradually towards Namche Bazaar. As you gain altitude, you’ll be treated to breathtaking views of snow-capped peaks like Thamserku and Kongde Ri. Namche Bazaar, the gateway to the Everest region, is a bustling Sherpa town filled with colorful markets, cafes, and lodges.

  • Day 4: Rest Day in Namche Bazaar

    Today is reserved for acclimatization and exploration in Namche Bazaar. You can take a leisurely stroll around the town, visit the Sherpa Museum to learn about the local culture and history, or hike to the nearby Everest View Hotel for panoramic views of Everest, Lhotse, and Ama Dablam.

  • Day 5: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,860m)

    Leaving Namche Bazaar behind, you’ll trek along the undulating trail with magnificent views of Everest and its neighboring peaks. Passing through rhododendron forests and charming Sherpa villages, you’ll arrive at Tengboche, home to the famous Tengboche Monastery. The monastery offers a serene setting amidst towering peaks, making it a perfect place for reflection and meditation.

     

  • Day 6: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4,410m)

    Today’s trek takes you deeper into the heart of the Khumbu region as you make your way to Dingboche. The trail winds through alpine meadows and yak pastures, offering glimpses of distant peaks. As you ascend higher, you’ll notice the landscape becoming more rugged and barren, with stunning views of Island Peak and Ama Dablam dominating the skyline.

  • Day 7: Rest Day in Dingboche

    Another rest day is scheduled in Dingboche to allow your body to acclimatize to the high altitude. You can take a short hike to Nagarjun Hill for panoramic views of the surrounding mountains or explore the quaint village of Dingboche, interacting with the friendly locals and experiencing their unique way of life.

  • Day 8: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4,910m)

    Continuing your journey, you’ll trek towards Lobuche, following a rocky trail that offers panoramic views of the Khumbu Glacier and surrounding peaks. The terrain becomes increasingly rugged as you ascend higher into the Himalayas, with the thin air adding to the challenge of the trek. Upon reaching Lobuche, you’ll be rewarded with stunning views of Nuptse and other towering peaks.

  • Day 9: Trek from Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5,170m), Hike to Everest Base Camp (5,364m)

    Today is the culmination of your trek as you make your way to Everest Base Camp, the iconic staging point for climbers attempting to summit the world’s highest peak. The trail from Lobuche to Gorak Shep is rugged and challenging, with rocky terrain and high altitude making the trek demanding. After reaching Gorak Shep, you’ll embark on a memorable hike to Everest Base Camp, surrounded by towering Himalayan peaks and the vast Khumbu Icefall.

  • Day 10: Early Morning Hike to Kala Patthar (5,545m), Trek to Pheriche (4,371m)

    Before dawn, you’ll set out on a pre-dawn hike to Kala Patthar, a vantage point renowned for its panoramic views of Everest, Lhotse, and other Himalayan giants bathed in the golden hues of sunrise. After soaking in the breathtaking scenery, you’ll descend to Gorak Shep for breakfast before continuing your trek to Pheriche. The trail descends gradually, offering stunning views of the surrounding peaks as you make your way to the lower elevation of Pheriche.

  • Day 11: Trek from Pheriche to Namche Bazaar

    Leaving Pheriche behind, you’ll retrace your steps along the trail, passing through Pangboche and Tengboche before descending to the Dudh Koshi River valley. Crossing suspension bridges and traversing lush forests, you’ll eventually reach Namche Bazaar, where you can celebrate the successful completion of your trek with fellow trekkers.

  • Day 12: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla

    Your final day of trekking involves retracing your steps along the trail from Namche Bazaar to Lukla. The downhill trek offers a chance to reflect on your journey and soak in the stunning scenery one last time before reaching Lukla. Upon arrival in Lukla, you’ll bid farewell to your trekking companions and celebrate your achievement over a well-deserved meal.

  • Day 13: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu

    Today, you’ll catch an early morning flight from Lukla back to Kathmandu, offering one last glimpse of the majestic Himalayas before returning to the bustling city below. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, you’ll be transferred to your hotel where you can rest and reminisce about your epic Everest Base Camp adventure.

  • Day 14: Departure from Kathmandu

    Your unforgettable journey to Everest Base Camp comes to an end today as you prepare for your departure from Kathmandu. Depending on your flight schedule, you may have some free time to explore the city or do some last-minute souvenir shopping before being transferred to the airport for your onward journey. As you bid farewell to Nepal, you’ll carry with you memories that will last a lifetime and a sense of accomplishment for conquering one of the world’s most iconic trekking destinations.

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Usefull Information

What’s typically included:

Airport transfers (arrival and departure)
Domestic flights (Kathmandu to Lukla and back)
Trekking permits and National Park fees
Accommodation during the trek (teahouses or camping)
Meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek
Experienced trekking guide and porters (depending on group size)
Basic medical kit
Sleeping bag and down jacket (if necessary)
Insurance for guide and porters

What’s typically excluded:

International airfare
Visa fees for Nepal
Meals in Kathmandu (except breakfast)
Personal expenses (such as drinks, snacks, laundry, and souvenirs)
Extra activities (such as helicopter rescue or emergency evacuation)
Tips for guide and porters (although it’s customary to ti

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Clothing:

  • Moisture-wicking base layers (tops and bottoms)
  • Insulating mid-layers (fleece or down jackets)
  • Waterproof and windproof outer shell jacket and pants
  • Trekking pants and shorts
  • Thermal underwear (for higher altitudes)
  • Waterproof and insulated gloves or mittens
  • Warm hat and sun hat
  • Hiking socks and liners

Footwear:

  • Sturdy hiking boots (broken in and waterproof)
  • Camp shoes or sandals (for evenings)

Equipment:

  • Backpack (40-50 liters)
  • Sleeping bag (3-4 season, 0°F/-18°C rating or lower)
  • Trekking poles
  • Headlamp with extra batteries
  • Sunglasses with UV protection
  • Water bottles or hydration system (2 liters capacity)
  • Quick-dry towel

Personal Items:

  • Sunscreen (SPF 30+)
  • Lip balm with SPF
  • Personal hygiene items (toothbrush, toothpaste, etc.)
  • Wet wipes or hand sanitizer
  • Prescription medications (if needed)
  • First aid kit (band-aids, blister pads, etc.)

Miscellaneous:

  • Lightweight down jacket (for higher altitudes)
  • Trekking umbrella (optional but useful for rain or sun)
  • Camera with extra batteries
  • Portable charger or solar charger
  • Snacks and energy bars
  • Trekking map and guidebook
  • Lightweight duffel bag or dry bag (for porters to carry your gear)

Note:

  • The weather in the Everest region can be very cold and unpredictable, so it’s important to be prepared for all conditions.
  • Pack light and only bring essentials, as you’ll be carrying your own gear or relying on porters.
  • It’s a good idea to have some cash in small denominations for purchasing snacks, drinks, and souvenirs along the way.

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  • Best Seasons spring
  • Duration 14 days
  • Trek Difficulty Moderate

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