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Breakfast: 14
Lunch: 12
Dinner: 12

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Hotel: 3 Night(s)
Teahouse: 11 Night(s)

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Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest base camp trek takes trekkers through the Khumbu region's rawness. It is completed in 15 days, starting from the most approached point of the Everest region, which is Lukla. Amongst all the treks available in Nepal, this one has to be the one with a terrific combination of adventurous trails, various stunning landscapes, and nature’s best scenarios.

Although the difficulty of The Everest base camp trek varies depending upon your route, it is good to be prepared for altitude sickness beforehand. As the Everest trekking trail route reaches up to 5,364 m (17598.43 ft), one better consult with their doctor prior to trekking, and people with respiratory health issues and major health problems should avoid it.

With all the difficulties, the Everest base camp trek also offers you unmatchable sights of nature’s grace, like mastiffs, dense green forests, gorgeous meadows, and not to forget the divine Mt. Everest.Trek in the Everest regionalso provides you the opportunity to pass through Sherpa villages that are small yet diversely rich in culture; while crossing these villages, you will get sight of colorful prayer flags and a closer outlook at day to day life of the villagers.

Everest base camp trek is a golden opportunity for you to get the experience of one of the most popular treks in the world that proudly greets you with a really up-close view of the highest mountain, Everest and other peaks like Mt.Lhotse, Mt. Choyu, Mt.Makalu, etc. So get up and take this experience of trekking with the majestic Himalayas as soon as you can through the Everest base camp trek.

Trip Code

EBCT91

Starts

Lukla

Finishes

Lukla

Duration

15 Days

Difficulty

Hard

Group-Size

2 - 14

Age

Minimum 16

Seasons

Mar-May,Sep-Nov

Elevation

5545 m/ 18192.3ft

Trip View

9742

Activities

Trekking

Travel Style

Comfortable

Trip popularity

TRIP FACTS

  • Everest Base Camp is in the lap of the world highest mountain Mount Everest (also known as "Sagarmatha" in Nepal, "Chomolungma" in Tibet and "Deodungha" in Darjeeling).
  • Everest Base Camp is at the altitude of 5364m above the sea level.
  • Until 1856, no one recognized Everest as the highest mountain in the world.
  • Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary made the first official ascent of Everest on 29 May 1953 using the route from Jiri to Namche Bazaar for the expedition.
  • Everest Base Camp is inside the Sagarmatha National Park which is enlisted in World Heritage Site (UNESCO).
  • Pasang Dawa Sherpa from Nepal who is also our team member currently holds the record of summiting the Mount Everest for the highest number of times with 22 successful ascents.
  • Best season for this trip is March to May and September to November.

Why this Trip

Everest Base Camp is once in a lifetime type of trip that surely rewards each of its trekkers with the adventurous and thrilling journey that includes the wide areas of stunning landscapes, ethnic settlements, years old Buddhist monasteries at Monjo, Namche, Tengboche and Pangboche and ultimately to the midst of towering peaks including Ama Dablam, Kang Tega, Nuptse, Thamserku, Kusum Kangaro, Pumori, Lhotse, Lobuche, Island Peak, Makalu and breathtaking Everest itself.

Trip Notes

  • •We reserve the right to change and that the program may be reversed. Things can happen that make it impossible to meet them as planned. If any meeting or plan would not be feasible, we always try to find an equivalent alternative. In Nepal, you always have a plan B and C!

  • •What follows is a general flow of events. Expect the unexpected and prepare to be flexible
  • The flights from and to Luka are highly affected by weather conditions. Thus, in case of flight cancellation prepare accordingly.•A trekking permit is a must to travel to controlled areas. Permit, however, is issued only to groups. Individual trekkers will not be issued trekking permit

Brief Itinerary

You will be welcomed warmly and taken to the hotel comfortably by our team in a private vehicle. After arriving at the hotel, we will explain about the trek shortly then, you will enjoy a hearty dinner with Nepal’s kick in it and rest for the night.

Meal:

  • Dinner

Accommodation:

  • Hotel

Activities:

  • Airport pick up
On this day, be ready to have your mind blown by the diversity and harmonical peace that Kathmandu has to offer. Along with that, you will also visit around and see as many Unesco world heritage sites as possible. Besides all these, the rich Newari culture and warm, hospitable people around will have you feeling warm and welcomed.

Meal:

  • Breakfast

Accommodation:

  • Hotel

Activities:

  • Full-day sightseeing
After collecting sights around Kathmandu, we leave for Tribhuvan International airport after breakfast and catch a flight to Lukla for the actual start of the Everest base camp trek. On arriving at Lukla after 30 to 35 minutes, the adventure begins. With a motive to guide us out of Lukla, you will first hike to the Pasang Lhamu Memorial Gate, from where the path of the trek goes down to the beautiful village of Phakkding along with other gorgeous Sherpa villages like Thalsharoa, Chheplung, Thado Koshi Gaon, and Chhuthawa. We are going to be pleased with a magical view of the Kusum Kangru and Dudh Koshi rivers. After walking for about 4 hours, Phakding welcomes us.

Meal:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Accommodation:

  • Teahouse

Activities:

  • Airport drop off
  • flight to Lukla
After an early morning breakfast, the trekking continues through a dense forest of pine and a few suspension bridges. We will also enjoy the sight of Toktok, Bengkar, and Chhamuwa, leading us to Monjo. From Monjo, you enter Sagarmatha National park after all the requirements are met. The trek begins to climb down from here steeply, and you will eventually be crossing the Dudh Koshi river by bridge. Then we arrive at Larja Dovan, followed by Larja bridge, walking the trail of the lower river bank and forest. Crossing the Larja bridge, the majestic view of Mt.Everest smiles at us. From here, to reach Mislung the rocky path crosses forests and hills. An easy walk from Mislung takes us to Namche. Upon arriving at Namche, you can either stroll around and explore Namche or rest at a teahouse.

Meal:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Accommodation:

  • Teahouse

Activities:

  • Sagarmatha National Park Entrance
  • trekking
This day will be spent focusing on ways to prevent us from possible mountain sickness. Instead of sitting dully, we will be hiking for the entire day through Khunde, Khumjung, and back to Namche. You will get a view of Khunde, Namche, Ama Dablam, and Pachermo Peak from the Hillary Memorial viewpoint. On our way here, the trail offers a splendid view of Thamserku peaks before arriving at Khunde Tsamkhang, which is a stunning Buddhist temple which is located above Khunde village. We will explore Khunde and continue moving towards Khumjung, the Khumbu region’s largest village. Along with the Mani wall and Khumjung monastery, the village also has Hillary school, a school built by Sir Edmund Hillary. The night after the hike will be spent at Namche Bazar.

Meal:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Accommodation:

  • Teahouse

Activities:

  • Sightseeing of Namche Bazar
After breakfast walking past Phunki Thanga through the village with the largest and most astonishing monastery in the Everest region climbing down, we reach Sagarmatha National park. From here, you will experience the most beautiful view of snow-capped mountains like Everest, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Lhotse, and Nuptse. After these magical views, you arrive at Tengboche, from where we should be able to witness a Buddhist ceremony if you arrive on time. To relieve all the stress from the trek, accommodation will be arranged at a teahouse in Tengboche.

Meal:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Accommodation:

  • Teahouse

Activities:

  • Trekking
On this day of Everest base camp trek, we will get sight of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, and Ama Dablam after trekking downhill through a beautiful rhododendron forest along with birch and conifers trees. Then you will move towards Pangboche, passing the Imja river by climbing down until Debuche. After reaching Pangboche, we continue to move forward, admiring the view of the Himalayas and Pangboche monastery. From here, in order to arrive in Dingboche, you will cross the beautiful Lobuche river and ascend for a while. Overnight stay in a teahouse at Dingboche.

Meal:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Accommodation:

  • Teahouse

Activities:

  • Trekking
To tackle the possible sickness that The Everest base camp trek has, acclimatization is a must. For the day, we will be involved in actively walking around beautiful and small villages with terrific lands of farms, and fields of barley, buckwheat, and potatoes as it helps in acclimatization. Observing and admiring views of Mt.Makalu, Lhotse, Cholatse, Tawache, Ama Dablam, and others, you will also be part of the hike to Nagarjun hill. After a very pleasant and active day, the night will be spent in a teahouse at Dingboche.

Meal:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Accommodation:

  • Teahouse

Activities:

  • Nagarjun Hill hike
After breakfast, you will move towards Lobuche. We will slowly climb up as the trail elevates higher and higher from here. Through boulder-strewn slopes that take you to Chupki Lhara climbing terminal moraine of Khumbu glacier, give you the thrill of adventure. On moving further up for a while from Khumbu glacier, the Everest base camp trek’s another destination for the day, Lobuche, is reached. Teahouse will be arranged for an overnight stay.

Meal:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Accommodation:

  • Teahouse

Activities:

  • Trekking
Cherishing the glorious view of Mt. Everest along with other snow-capped peaks like Pumori, Mahalangur, Lingtern, Khumbutse, Nuptse, etc., we march towards Gorkashep after warm breakfast in the morning. Firstly you trek accompanied by moraine of Khumbu glacier. Before moving further through beautiful streams, and rocky paths along with other mountains that finally get us closer to Everest itself, you will devour lunch at Gorakshep. From this location, Nuptse, Khumbutse, and Pumori mountains will also come into our sight. The night will be spent in a teahouse at Gorakshep

Meal:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Accommodation:

  • Teahouse

Activities:

  • Trekking
The trek starts early in the morning to catch the golden sunrise with a climb up for several hours and to get us to Kalapatthar. The highlight of this particular day is the sunrise from Kalapatthar that strikes on Mount Everest and gives a golden reflection. On climbing down, you will be blessed with breathtaking views of other mountains like Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Taboche, Cholatse, and Lobuche. At Kalapatthar, you will enjoy a delicious breakfast and then move back to Gorakshep, then resume trekking to Pheriche through a rocky route. We will stop here and stay at a teahouse.

Meal:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Accommodation:

  • Teahouse

Activities:

  • Summit of Mt. Kalapatthar
After having breakfast in the morning, we will first leave for Tengboche by climbing down for a bit. You will again be back at Sagarmatha National Park, surrounded by majestic snowcapped mountains all the way to Namche. The accommodation for the night at Namche will be arranged in a teahouse.

Meal:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Accommodation:

  • Teahouse

Activities:

  • Trekking
We will get back to the place where the Everest base camp trek started, which is Lukla. Walking our way back to Pheding through divine Dudhkoshi, you will reach Lukla. Our trail has a suspension bridge of Thado Koshi river and small but vivid Sherpa villages. You will spend your last night on the lap of mountains in a teahouse.

Meal:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Accommodation:

  • Teahouse

Activities:

  • Trekking
From Lukla airport, we take our flight back to Kathmandu. Since the whole day will be ahead of us after arriving at the capital, it is up to you to either take a stroll around the city or just rest in the hotel.

Meal:

  • Breakfast

Accommodation:

  • Hotel

Activities:

  • Hotel transfer
Your flight will be scheduled for this day, and our staff will monitor and look after all the necessary requirements and see you off at the Tribhuvan International airport.

Meal:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Accommodation:

Activities:

  • Souvenir
  • Airport drop off

FAQS

Yes, our representative will be there to greet you at the airport. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel by a private car/jeep.
Yes, there is going to be a small orientation/briefing program before we embark on our adventure by the tour manager, leader/guide.
For nights in cities, we use standard/superior standard/deluxe rooms whereas, during the trek we use lodges/tea houses/guesthouses/home stay for our clients, and whatever is available and accessible. We also arrange sleeping bags for our clients, on their request.
We believe in operating small intimate group to provide personal attention and services to our guests. Small groups can enjoy the trek hassle free and enjoy the customized trip according to their will so we try to keep group as small as group of 14 but it can be increased with the special request of the clients.
Yes, Nepal can boast as the one of the safest country in South Asia for women. You will find people very friendly and respectful towards foreigners especially towards women. EBC is one of the most visited areas by the tourists so the service providers are professional and local people are respectful with welcoming hospitality towards the trekkers.
We make sure to take security measures during trek to make your trip delightful. We hire experienced and license holding guides to safeguard your life in mountains. We suggest you to follow the guide’s instruction carefully and take responsibility for personal belongings. Always keep your valued belongings near you and lock the door from inside during the night.
EBC is world famous trekking region among the trekkers hence this region provides wide range of delicious western meals like Pasta, noodles, pizzas, bread, soup etc. Dal Bhat (Rice, Lentils and Vegetables) are great way to gain energy for the strenuous trek. As you trek higher you should avoid meat for health purpose as it is not good to eat meat in higher altitude and also the meat is not very fresh.
There are plenty of water stations on each stop on the route. You can easily fill up the bottle from the open taps. We recommend that you bring water purifier tablets with you or at least get it from Kathmandu before you depart for trekking. You can also buy mineral waters but we usually recommend tap water which is pure and it helps us not promoting plastic bottled water.
We use private car/jeep/van depending on the size of the group for sightseeing inside the Kathmandu Valley and transfer to Lukla on domestic flight.
EBC can be trekked all year around excluding monsoon season and winters. February to June, and Mid-September to November are the best time to do this trek.
Before coming to Nepal make sure that you are covered by insurance for about 5500 meters. In case of emergency like altitude sickness, dehydration or any medical condition ask your tour leader to contact us ASAP so that we can manage helicopter for the rescue. You then will be transferred to hospital for the treatment.
Trekking is a tiresome activity that requires a lot of physical movement so pack your active wears and trekking pants for at lower altitudes. Weather at high altitude is unpredictable so carry a light weight waterproof jacket along with thick down jacket, pant and thermal innerwear t to escape severe cold. Needless to say that, Good shoes are very important for trekking in rough and snowy terrain, so invest on good quality shoes or rent it from us in a minimum price. As you are trekking in remote village try to wear modest clothes to quickly gel up with the local people without hesitation.
We customize the trip according to your preference but if you need to change plan during the trek consult the guide.
We contact the lodge/guesthouse owner for reservation of the room before trekking on a particular day. On other days, porters reach the destination on advance and book the rooms for you. But there are always going to be exceptions but even in those cases, we may have to be flexible about very basic sleeping arrangements. We always try to make sure that we have everything well arranged.
All our Guides are trekking experts holding license from Nepal Tourism Board, Nepal Government. They are the most valuable assets of the company. Guides know the trekking route like the back of their hand and use their expertise in ensuring your safety in the mountains.
While trekking in higher lands you need to pay for charging the electronics upon request to the owner. The best idea always is to bring your power bank with you. It's easier and cheaper.
Whilst trekking in Everest region you can make local and international calls from telephone provided by the guesthouse owner after paying the price directly.
If you need extra day to complete the trekking, you'll need to inform the guide in advance and the guide will let the company know. Adding a day to trekking can result in many changes in other arrangements such as transportation, guides' schedule, flight details, hotel bookings and all, so we really don't recommend this to our clients unless there's an emergency cases. But it's true that those changes could be made but it will cost extra. The best way to do it is to inform the agent company about it.
Before coming to Nepal make sure you are covered for diphtheria & TB, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, malaria, typhoid, polio and tetanus. Make sure you are in best shape to complete the trekking without any complication.
Usually, we have to walk about 7-9 hours a day. But it shouldn't be taken as certain thing. Because, number of hours of walk really depend on clients' speed. So it's really relative.
To confirm your booking, a deposit of 15% of total trip amount is required if you are booking at least a year in advance before trip departure date. If booking is made between 100-364 days before the trip departure, you'll need to pay 20% to confirm the trip. If payment is made between 99-60 days, 25% of the total trip amount will need to be paid and if booked between 59-30 days, 50% of the total trip amount needs to be paid and finally, if you are booking 29 days prior to trip departure, then 100% payment should be made. The payments can be easily made by the bank transfer. The due balance is payable on arrival in Kathmandu with cash (preferably USD/EURO) or card on POS/credit card machine. Please note that non refundable fee is 10% or $200 whichever is greater.
You have to carry your personal bags with water bottle and medicines remaining bags will be carried by porters to make you easy to trek. The weight limit for porters is 15 KG.

Optional Activities

Helicopter tour

Helicopter tour

- USD $ 450

Canoeing

Canoeing

- USD $ 35

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