Everest Base Camp Trek

Highlights of Everest Base Camp Trek

  • The scenic flight to Lukla and back to Kathmandu.
  • Several suspension bridges and crossing high passes routes.
  • The heroes of Himalayas- Sherpa Lifestyle, Tibetan Buddhism experience.
  • Major tourist destinations like Namche Bazaar, Kalapathar, Gokyo lake, glaciers.
  • Longest glacier system in the Himalayas, Ngozumpa Glacier.
  • Technical and beautiful high passes, Cho la, Renjo la, Kongma la.
  • View from the foot of majestic Mount Everest, panoramic views of Himalayas.
  • Sagarmatha National Park, the sanctuary of diverse flora and fauna.
  • Everest Base Camp itself, the foot of the tallest summit of the world.
  • The beautiful landscape that is not destroyed by the random road trails for vehicles.
  • Museums and Monasteries like Sherpa museum, Tengboche monastery, Rimishung monastery, etc.

Everest Base Camp Trek Overview

Trekking to the Everest Base Camp is a dream that can be turned into reality with a good travel companion. For the avid trekkers and experienced mountain hikers, trekking to the iconic top of the world and a landmark of the highest peak of the planet is truly a grandeur and top travel pick. Everest Base Camp Trek is revered for its hardcore adventure and a sense of satisfaction with the fine spirit in the sovereign mountains. Mount Everest (8848 m.) holds a taj of top of the world and many mountaineers come for mountaineering activities with a dream to fulfil of jamming the feet into the highest pinnacle ever discovered. 

Everest Base Camp lies at an altitude of 5346 m above sea level just beneath the world’s top. This Everest Base Camp Trek is equally adventurous and offers the splendid mountain beauty in the Himalayas while you will get an excellent chance to explore the culture and religion along with the lifestyle of Sherpas and the people of the mountains. The mountain lifestyle is different and especially in the Everest region, you will get a pristine culture that is not so affected by the external human interference though it is one of the popular trekking routes in the world. 

The Trekking to the Everest Base Camp starts with a scenic flight from Kathmandu Airport all the way to Lukla. Flight to Lukla (2815m) itself will give you a thrill of adventure and is very scenic. The trekking will begin from Lukla to the Phakding, with a beautiful river Dudhkoshi and pine forest accompanying you along the trail. The mountain landscapes and the Sherpas of the Everest region with their utmost hospitality will facilitate you in the trekking places. The further trek to Namche Bazzar (3,440 m) is very astounding and you will feel like you are in the kingdom of mountains where the clerics are Sherpas and you are a true devotee going into the adventure to the top of the world. After extensive trekking to the Namche Bazaar, you will be in need of some refreshment and acclimatization to cope with the frequently gaining altitude. 

Acclimatization in Namche Bazaar will make you prepared for the further trek and you will also get an excellent opportunity to explore the lifestyle of Sherpas and their offerings. From Namche Bazaar you can get a little glimpse of the Mount Everest, Mount Nuptse and Mount Lhotse. 

The further trek from the Namche Bazzar will take you to the Tengboche. Along the trail, you can see the views of Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Everest, Taboche and Nuptse. The further trail passes by descending to the Dudh Koshi river with some strenuous walking into the mountains. The forest and the monasteries while are the sight of attraction in the trek, the more verge of getting nearer to the top of the world equally excites you with the honourable hospitality of the Sherpa people. 

The trekking from Tengboche to Dingboche is very adventurous and you can explore the beautiful surrounding by the Himalayas just in front of you. The rhododendron forest to Deboche which takes you to Imja Khola is wonderful and a few more hours hike ahead you will reach the Dingboche village passing through the Pangboche (3930m) and Somare village. 

The trail further extends to Lobuche and Everest Base Camp itself. The snowcapped mountain views and spectacular Himalayan scenery makes this day a most exciting day to the Everest Base Camp. The icy, barren and rocky trail all the way to Lobuche is astounding. The spectacular views of Taboche, Pumori, Kalapatthar and Nuptse from Lobuche are mindblowing and the trail is equally adventurous. The trail leads you to the Everest Base camp along the Khumbu glacier and after spending some time to the base camp of the world’s highest mountain, you will trek to the Gorakshep. The mindblowing views of Khubutse, Mt. Pumori, Changtse and Khumbu icefall and legendary Mount Everest are amazing and you will feel like a dream accomplished. 

The return trail from Gorakshep will lead you back to the Kalapaththar and Pangboche. The trek to Namche Bazaar and Lukla will be a relief yet a lifetime journey to remember. The return flight from Namche Bazaar will take you back to the capital of Nepal- Kathmandu valley. You can explore the Kathmandu valley the next day. 

The iconic and highly revered Everest Base Camp Trek is an astounding journey that is full of memories. Strenuous yet worth it trail beyond the lowlands and beneath the Himalayas will be a win according to your will. The travel for the fulfilment of the thrill you are seeking for is only possible with the Everest Base Camp Trek. Individuals with good fitness level can undergo this trek and guides will assist you in the entire process. No need to worry, you will be taken care of in case of any difficulties and we’ll be there to assist you in your trekking. Iconic and life-changing trekking to the Mount Everest Base Camp is waiting for you to complete your dream, a passion integrated by the discovery and explore the beauty that Nepal has to offer. 

Detailed Itinerary

  • DAY 1

    Kathmandu Arrival, Transfer to Hotel

    Your Arrival Time (?) Our office representative will meet and greet you at Kathmandu Airport and transfer to your hotel in Kathmandu.
    At 06:00 PM: In the evening we will meet for a coffee and will brief you the details of your trek program.

    *Optionally you can add one additional night stay in Kathmandu to cover cultural sightseeing in Kathmandu as well for your trek preparation shopping.

    Kathmandu Full Day Sightseeing: You will visit for a full day sightseeing in Kathmandu of Kathmandu and Patan Durbar Square, Boudhanath and Swayambhunath.

    Elevation: 1,350M

    Meal: Not Included.

  • DAY 2

    Flight to Lukla, Trek to Phakding

    At 05:30 AM: Wake up early in the morning and drive to the domestic airport and then fly to Lukla (2815m). On this day, we will trek for about 4 hours to Phakding. The trail takes you through Dudh Koshi river and pine forest. The amazing landscape with some of the beautiful peaks starts to show up. Overnight at a tea house in Phakding.

    Elevation: 2,610M

    Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.

  • DAY 3

    Trek to Namche Bazaar.

    At 08:00 AM: The trail climbs up the Dudh Koshi Canyon, crossing from side to side passing the villages of Benkar and through forests of blue pine, fir and juniper. We will enter the world’s highest national park from Monjo, the trail undulates along the valley up to the confluence of Bhotekoshi and Dudh Koshi. This part of the trial is virtually sunless and notoriously cold and windy, the wind funnelling down the gorges of both rivers. From this point, you begin the final step to Namche Bazaar. Along with the trail, you can explore the Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse and Mt. Lhotse etc. Overnight rest at Namche Bazaar.

    Elevation: 3,440M

    Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.

  • DAY 4

    Rest Day at Namche Bazaar

    At 08:00 AM: Namche Bazaar, the biggest settlement in the Khumbu region, and is well facilitated with ATMs, Internet cafes, restaurants, bakeries and other gears facilities. It’s a rest day for acclimatization, we go for a short hike to a nearby viewpoint (Everest Amadablam viewpoint) and take a tour of the place including the Tourist Visitor Center where information about Everest climbers, Sherpa people and their culture and flora and fauna of the region are briefed. Overnight stay at Namche Bazaar.

    Elevation: 3,440M

    Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.

  • DAY 5

    Trek to Tengboche.

    At 08:00 AM: We will follow the trail which climbs the top of a ridge offering a panoramic view of Thamserku, Kusum Khangru and Kongde Ri. After walking around a branch ridge, the views of Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Everest, Taboche and Nuptse suddenly become unveils. We start to descend towards Dudh Koshi river, cross the river and start to climb up towards Tengboche. The first half of the climb to Tengboche is strenuous, finally, it eases off as the trail approaches forested area. We will visit one of the biggest monasteries in the Khumbu region in the afternoon. Tengboche gives one of the best panoramic views of the snow giants. Overnight stay in Tengboche.

    Elevation: 3,680M

    Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.

  • DAY 6

    Trek to Dingboche.

    At 08:00 AM: After breakfast, we will start from the Tengboche Monastery, we take a trail through rhododendron forest to Deboche and further to Imja Khola. Then we climb to Pangboche village (3930m), a Sherpa village with the oldest monastery in the region. We will then start moving towards another village Somare and reach the beautiful Dingboche village (4250m). Overnight stay in Dingboche village.

    Elevation: 4,250M

    Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.

  • DAY 7

    Rest Day in Dingboche

    At 08:00 AM: Today, we will have another day of acclimatization. You will head to another beautiful part of the Khumbu region, Chhukung offers you a magnificent view of the Mt. Makalu, Island Peak, Peak 38 etc. Overnight in Dingboche Village.

    Elevation: 4,250M

    Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.

  • DAY 8

    Trek to Lobuche.

    At 08:00 AM: After breakfast, we will move towards the barren valley vegetation. This is the most important day of the Everest Base Camp trek route. At Thangma Riju one can experience the 360-degree panoramic view snow-capped mountains. The path joins the trail below Thugla and gives beautiful views of Cholatse (6442.) across the valley. The trail is rocky and icy at some part. After another steep ascent, Taboche, Pumori, Kalapatthar and Nuptse are particularly spectacular form Lobuche. Overnight at Lobuche teahouse.

    Elevation: 4,950M

    Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.

  • DAY 9

    Trek to Everest Base Camp, Back to Gorakshep.

    At 08:00 AM: Today is the most important day of our trek as we will be at the base camp of the Everest. The walk towards Everest is along the Khumbu Glacier. We will reach the small village of Gorakshep, where we will have our lunch. After having our lunch the trail will lead you to the Mt. Everest base camp at an altitude of 5,364 meters. Everest base camp gives you an unforgettable view of Khubutse, Mt. Pumori, Changtse and Khumbu icefall instead of Mt. Everest.

    Elevation: 5,150M

    Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.

  • DAY 10

    Trek to Kala Patthar, Back to Pangboche.

    At 05:00 AM: Early morning we will climb to Kala Patthar for sunrise view. From the top we will see a 360-degree view of some of the highest peaks in the world including Mt. Pumori (7,169m), Mt. Everest (8,848m) and Lhotse (8516m), the Tibetan peak Changtse, Nuptse (7861m), Amadablam and countless other smaller peaks. We will have our breakfast coming back and after breakfast, we will descend down towards Lobuche following the Glacial valley and return to Pangboche. Overnight at Pangboche.

    Elevation: 3,930M

    Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.

  • DAY 11

    Trek to Namche Bazaar.

    At 08:00 AM: After breakfast, we will further move downwards towards the Namche bazaar via Tengboche. Overnight at Namche Bazaar.

    Elevation: 3,440M

    Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.

  • DAY 12

    Trek to Lukla.

    At 08:00 AM: Today is the last day of our trek and will further move downwards to reach our last destination of the trek Lukla. Overnight at Lukla.

    Elevation: 2,815M

    Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.

  • DAY 13

    Flight to Kathmandu.

    At 06:00 AM: On this day we are returning to Kathmandu by flight. You will get shopping time in Kathmandu and we will have a farewell Nepali dinner together.

    Elevation: 1,350M

    Meal: Breakfast Included.

  • DAY 14


    You will be free until your flight time; we will drop you at Kathmandu Airport 3 hour before your flight.

    Meal: Breakfast Included.

Cost Inclusion

  • All arrival and departure at Kathmandu airport as mentioned.
  • Private transfer or flight (Kathmandu/Lukla/Kathmandu) as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • 2-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu/Pokhara as per the trek itinerary.
  • Daily breakfast throughout the trip.
  • Lunch and Dinner from trek start day to trek end day.
  • All necessary paper works. (National Park Entry Permits and TIMS Card)
  • English speaking licensed trek guide.
  • Porter during the trek. (Can carry 20KG Baggage of 2 people)
  • Lodge or Tea house accommodation during the trek.
  • One local SIM card (returnable) during your stay.
  • All government and local taxes.
  • Guide and Porter’s salary, food and accommodation during the trek.
  • Arrangement of emergency helicopter service which will be paid by your traveller’s insurance company.
  • Sleeping bag, duffle bags and trekking route maps – if necessary.
  • Farewell Nepali dinner on your last night.

Cost Exclusion

  • Personal expenses.
  • Kathmandu sightseeing entrance fee.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Nepal visa cost. (You will require 2 passport size photos and 30 USD)
  • International flight ticket.
  • Travel health insurance. (Recommended)
  • Tips for the guide, porter and driver.
  • Sweet things like dessert/chocolate.
  • All alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.
  • Hot shower/batteries charge/heater during the trek.
  • Any other expenses which are not mentioned in including section.


  • What is the age limit for trekking?

    There is no age limit for adult trekkers to visit Nepal. However, Child below 18 is required to trek with their parents or guardian. 
  • Which is the best time to visit Nepal?

    The best season to visit Nepal is the pre-monsoon period (February to May) and Post monsoon period (September to December). The sky is clear, which means that you can truly enjoy the remarkable Nepalese landscape with the mountainous views. 

    The weather is either usually too cold in the winter and very wet in the summer during the monsoon season, but you can trek to Upper Mustang because it falls under the rain shadow.

Starting Price: USD 2500 per person


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