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Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest Base Camp Trek
  • Max Altitute:5547 m
  • Price:****
  • Difficulty:Hard
  • Duration:15 Days

Everest Base Camp Trek

Trip Overview

Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the best treks globally, focusing on the world’s tallest mountain, Mt. Everest (29,029 ft/ 8,848.68m). This adventure offers an exciting journey through stunning high-altitude scenery, ancient Buddhist monasteries, Sherpa villages, unique plants and animals, and snow-covered mountains. Reaching the Everest Base Camp is a significant achievement in mountain exploration.

Moreover, Everest Base Camp is located in the Himalayas of Nepal. Specifically, it is situated at an altitude of approximately 5,364 meters (17,598 feet) above sea level. The base camp serves as a starting point for climbers attempting to summit Mount Everest, the highest peak in the world at 8,848.86 meters (29,031.7 feet). Trekkers also visit Everest Base Camp to experience the breathtaking scenery of the surrounding Himalayan peaks and glaciers. The trek to Everest Base Camp is a popular adventure for those seeking a challenging yet rewarding journey in the heart of the Everest region.

Related: Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Contact  us at:

Kathmandu Office014514568,9851237317 (Whatsapp)
Pokhara Office014514568,9801177317 (Whatsapp)
Mail us athikeontrek@gmail.com
Location of Kathmandu officeBhagawanbahal, Kathmandu, Nepal.
Location of Pokhara OfficeStreet No. Four Pokhara Lakeside

Highlights of Everest Base Camp Trek:

Everest Base Camp Trek
Everest Base Camp Trek

The Everest Base Camp trek offers a mix of easy trails and stunning Himalayan views. The Everest region, nestled in the Himalayas, is famous for its beautiful landscapes and friendly Sherpa people, giving you a taste of Nepal’s culture. In addition, this 15-day trek takes you to around 5,364 meters high, offering panoramic views of towering peaks like Pumori, Lhotse, Nuptse, Lobuche, and the iconic Mt Everest. The journey starts with a short flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (or a drive to Manthali and then a flight to Lukla), followed by a trek along the Dudh Koshi River to Namche Bazaar for acclimatization.

Further, the trek continues through beautiful forests, farmlands, and hills. After Namche, we visit the Tengboche Monastery and trek to Dingboche and Lobuche, witnessing stunning mountain views along the way. The journey takes us to Gorak Shep, and finally, we reach Everest Base Camp, with incredible views of the Khumbu Glacier. After that, we climb Kala Patthar to see the sunrise over Mt. Everest before descending to Pheriche Village. We retrace our steps through forests, reaching Tengboche, and continue to Namche. The trek concludes with a flight from Lukla back to Kathmandu.

Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary:

DayActivity
01Landing in Tribhuvan International Airport terminal (TIA) Kathmandu
02Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2886m) and Trek to Phakding(2600m): 40 minutes flight and 3-4 Hours trek
03Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m): 5-6 Hours
04A day for Rest at Namche Bazaar (3440m) for acclimatization
05Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tyangboche (3870m): 5-6 Hours
06Trek from Tyangboche to Dingboche (4360m): 5-6 Hours
07A day for Rest at Dingboche (4360m) for acclimatization
08Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4940m): 5-6 Hours
09Trek from Lobuche to Everest Base Camp (5364m) by means of Gorakshep and come back to Gorekshep (5181m): 6-8 Hours
10Trek from Gorakshep to Kala Patthar (5545m) and trek to Pheriche (4288m): 6-8 Hours
11Trek from Pheriche to Namche Bazaar (3440m): 6-7 Hours
12Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2860m): 6-7 Hours
13Trip back to Kathmandu from Lukla and exchange to lodging
14Relaxation Day in Kathmandu
15Exchange to Tribhuvan Worldwide air terminal for your last flight takeoff.

You can also ask our team for a customized Itinerary if you have a big team of trekkers.

Everest Base Camp Trek Cost:

Everest Base Camp Trek cost

Hikeontreks offers great trekking packages at affordable prices. We also have special deals for festivals like Dashain-Tihar and Eid, as well as vacation offers. Feel free to check if we have any ongoing promotions. We provide customized options, whether you just need our services or a full trek package. With our ten years of experience, we aim to give you quality service in travel and tourism.

 Cost for Everest Base Camp Trek

No of PeopleCost for Person(USD)
1 paxNegotiable
above 2 personNegotiable
If you are looking for only a service then we provide it for only 880USD. Services include a potter guide, all local transport by bus, all government permits, and insurance for Nepali.

Note:  According to Trekking Terms and Conditions, if the client cancels the booking of the trek then the refund policy is as given:

• After booking The Trek if an Individual Gets un-well and Cancels his/her trip Before 1 Day of the Scheduled Date Company will Charge 60% of the Trip amount as a Cancellation fund.
• After booking The Trek if an Individual Cancels his/her trip Before Arriving here in Nepal Due to any reason Company will Charge 20% of the Trip amount as a Cancellation fund. (Note: if an individual Postpones the trip No Cancellation change will be taken)
• After the trip is started and if an individual cancels the trip in between Due to any region (Medical, Personal, etc.) no refund will be offered. The full Trip cost will be charged by the company.

 Trek with Sherpa Guide:

Sherpa Guide is the guide registered guide by the Nepal Mountaineering Association. They have high experience in mountaineering and trekking in the Himalayas of Nepal. Hike on treks provides these sherpa guides with 20+ years of experience to make your journey more flexible. Moreover, with a sherpa guide, your trekking journey will be less difficult and you will be able to enjoy it to the fullest. Mr. Yakpu Sherpa is one of our experienced guides who is a registered guide by the Nepal Mountaineering Association.

  We also provide special Trekking and Tour Guides. They are listed below:

  • Specific Language Guide for City Tour (70 $) Per Day.
    English Guide for city Tour (50$) Per Day.
  • Trekking Specific Language Guide (50$) Per Day.
    English Guide for Trekking (35$) Per Day.
  • Potter Guide for Trekking (25$) Per Day.
    Support/Potter Staff for trekking (20$) Per Day

Above above-mentioned rates For Guides include Daily wages and Gear and Equipment and do not include Insurance and Ground transportation Fees. Also, you can learn about the gear and equipment for the trek from our blog Trekking Essential. 

Everest Base Camp Trek Route:

Everest Base Camp Trek route
Everest Base Camp Trek Route

The Everest Base Camp trek spans 15 days of awe-inspiring adventure. Starting with a landing at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Then the journey takes a thrilling turn on with a short flight to Lukla, followed by a trek to Phakding. The trek unfolds through picturesque landscapes, with key acclimatization stops at Namche Bazaar, Tyangboche, and Dingboche. After reaching Everest Base Camp via Lobuche and Gorakshep, trekkers can witness the majestic Himalayan panorama. The trek also includes a climb to Kala Patthar for stunning views before descending to Pheriche. The return journey weaves through Namche Bazaar and concludes in Lukla, culminating with a flight back to Kathmandu. The adventure concludes with a day of relaxation in Kathmandu before departing from Tribhuvan International Airport.

Difficulty of Everest Base Camp Trek

It is one of the most difficult treks in Nepal. High altitude and remote trekking make it more difficult.  As we said it is a teahouse trek which means we only get very basic things during the trek. You need to bring most of the things yourself. Thus this trek is considered moderately challenging, making it accessible to a wide range of trekkers. The trail involves varied terrain, from well-maintained paths to rocky sections and gradual ascents. Altitude is a factor, but the trek is designed with acclimatization days to minimize risks. Trekkers need a reasonable level of fitness to navigate the daily trekking durations. While challenging, the reward is immense – panoramic views of iconic Himalayan peaks and the accomplishment of reaching Everest Base Camp. Proper preparation and acclimatization are key to ensuring a safe and enjoyable trekking experience.

Lukla Flights:

Please note that from March to November, Lukla flights from Kathmandu are redirected to Ramechhap Airport due to congestion. During these months, a 4-5 hour drive to Manthali Airport is needed before flying to Lukla. From January to February and June to December, normal flights operate. Flight decisions depend on airlines, weather, and other factors. In case of delays, two options are available: take a helicopter from Kathmandu or extend the itinerary. Emergency funds may be used. Helicopter rides and extra days are not covered. If issues persist, alternate plans will be arranged with you. It is one of the most dangerous flights in the world.

How to Book the Trek:

Selecting the right agency for trek booking is crucial, considering both cost and safety. With a decade of trekking experience, Hikeontreks offers competitive prices and prioritizes trekkers’ safety. We also ensure comfortable accommodations for a seamless journey. To book this incredible trek, reach out via Viber and WhatsApp at 9851237317 or 9801177317, or email hikeontrek@gmail.com. Contact our Kathmandu office at 014514568 or our Pokhara office at 061458550. Further, explore our other trekking packages like Rolwaling Valley Tshorolpa Glacier Lake Trek, and Manaslu Larke Pass Trek.

Detailed Itinenary

Day 01: Landing in Tribhuvan Universal Air terminal (TIA) Kathmandu and exchange to inn.

In the interim, you will perhaps be touching base whenever in Kathmandu. At that point, Our delegate will get you with a warm welcome and help you get exchanged to the lodging. Additionally, trip points of interest, plans, and projects will be given to you. In the long run, you will remain medium-term in the Inn.

Day 02: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2886m) and Trek to Phakding(2600m): 40 minutes flight and 3-4 Hours trek

From Kathmandu, You will travel to Lukla Air terminal a standout amongst the most unsafe air terminals on the planet in fact. On the flight, you will find the opportunity to see the view and Himalayan scene underneath you before landing. At that point, in the wake of arriving at Lukla, You will feel as if you are in heaven. For the most part, guests feel the fresh freshness noticeable all around.

From Lukla, Trekking preliminaries of 8km start. At the primary spot, you will move towards Cheplung going with yourself with the Himalayan scene. At that point, from that point you will dive somewhat towards the town At long last, you will remain medium-term in Guesthouse.

Day 03: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m): 5-6 Hours

At that point, you will trek through Sagarmatha National Stop. Eminently, elevated woods, little waterways and streams, and deciduous woodlands will give you organization amid the trek. Moreover, you may get an opportunity to spot creatures, for example, musk dears, panthers, jackals, mountain Thar, and even interesting fledgling examples, for example, the fowl and tails winged animals. After you achieve Namche Bazaar you will in the end be remaining medium-term in the guesthouse.

Day 04: A day for Rest at Namche Bazaar (3440m) for acclimatization:

Clearly, Namche Bazaar is the ideal place for acclimatization. Essentially, it will offer you an all-encompassing perspective of the Himalayan scene around you. At that point, You will meander around Namche Bazar and appreciate the touring and accommodation of the Sherpa people group and appreciate fresh freshness in the air adjusting to that atmosphere.

Day 05: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tyangboche (3870m): 5-6 Hours

From Namche, You will then begin trekking through DudhKoshi valley to the settlement of PhungkiThanka from where you can detect a heavenly perspective of Everest. In due time, following the preliminary that walks along the correct side of DudhKoshi, you will at last reach Tyangboche. Amid this trek, you will experience the excellence of Himalayan scenes and down-spilling streams. You will remain medium-term in the guesthouse.

Day 06: Trek from Tyangboche to Dingboche (4360m): 5-6 Hours

From Tyanboche, now you will head towards Dingboche mid-year valley of Khumbu locale crossing Imja Waterway by means of the suspension connect. Additionally, there is a kilometer-long divider in Dingboche that works to shield the town’s harvests from the slipping breeze spilling out of Imja Valley. So also, you will find the opportunity to see the astounding perspective of Lhotse, Amadablam, and the island top. At long last, you will remain medium-term in the guesthouse.

Day 07:  A day for Rest at Dingboche (4360m) for acclimatization

In Dingboche, you will spend multiple days for acclimatization. At that point, you will climb tough and soak and appreciate touring in Dingboche. Moreover, you can spot staggering Mount Makalu fortunately if the climate is clear. Notwithstanding that, you can likewise spot a magnificent display of Lobuche East (6119m), Lobuche West (6145m), Kangtega (6685m), Taboche Pinnacle (6367m), Thamserku (6608m), and the AmaDablam (6856m). You will remain medium-term in the guesthouse.

Day 08: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4940m): 5-6 Hours

From Dingboche, while in transit to Lobuche, now you will go through Trekkers Help Post situated in Pheriche run by western volunteer specialists and The Himalayan Protect Affiliation. So also, Lhara-shake strewn angled offers you the excellent Himalayan scene and you will slip encouraged from ChupkiLhara to Khumbu Icy mass. In like manner, you will be excited by the perspective of the Khumbu Ice sheet and Khumbu icefall over it. You will then register with the guesthouse and remain medium-term.

Day 09: Trek from Lobuche to Everest Base Camp (5364m) by means of Gorakshep and come back to Gorekshep (5181m): 6-8 Hours

Subsequent to leaving Lobuche, it will be a moderate walk preliminary in order to stay away from elevation ailment. You will achieve Gorekshep(5181m) within 3 hours. From here you will at last touch base at Everest Base Camp. You will invest some energy at Everest Base Camp getting a charge out of the sights and conditions. From that point forward, you will return to Gorakshep. You will then register with the guesthouse and remain medium-term.

Day 10: Trek from Gorakshep to Kala Patthar (5545m) and trek to Pheriche (4288m): 6-8 Hours

From Gorakshep, you will climb Kala Patthar-spot offering the best perspective of Everest, ahead of schedule at first light. At a young hour early in the day, you will have the opportunity to experience dawn over Everest changing the shade of mountains from silver to gold. Investing some energy in Kala Patthar you will slip Gorakshep at that point at long last to Pheriche. You will remain medium-term in the guesthouse.

Day 11: Trek from Pheriche to Namche Bazaar (3440m): 6-7 Hours

Following the trail along the Imja Stream, you will walk the distance to Tyangboche. From Tyangboche, you will go through PhungkiThanka and lastly achieve Namche. You will remain medium-term in the guesthouse.

Day 12: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2860m): 6-7 Hours

From Namche, following a steeply preliminary intersection, the suspension connect, alongside the surging DudhKoshi close by you will climb to Lukla. You will be hypnotized by the sound of hurrying DudhKoshi and the perspective of the Himalayan scene enlivened by petition banners and shortens. Subsequent to achieving Lukla, at night you will most likely be commending the triumph of finishing the preliminary and you will remain medium-term in a guesthouse.

Day 13: Trip back to Kathmandu from Lukla and exchange to lodging:

Toward the finish of trekking some portion of the voyage, you will take a 40-minute departure from Lukla to Kathmandu. You can appreciate seeing the scenes beneath you when you are on the flight. In the wake of achieving Kathmandu air terminal, you will be exchanged to the inn. You will remain in the inn medium term.

Day 14: Relaxation Day in Kathmandu:

You will unwind for multi day in Kathmandu. On the off chance that you wish, you can take a voyage through Kathmandu Valley. You can visit Thamel to get a few presents that hold Nepalese inventiveness and society. You will remain in the inn medium term.

Day 15: Exchange to Tribhuvan Worldwide air terminal for your last flight takeoff.

Our air terminal agent will transport you to Kathmandu universal airplane terminal 3 Hours before your flight plan. You will take an incredible lifetime encounter from Nepal and you will review your trip to Lukla when planes take off from Kathmandu global air terminal.

Trip Info

1. What's Includes

  • Pick up and transfer by car from Airport-Hotel-Airport..
  • 3 nights deluxe hotel accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner during the trek 
  • Local lodges accommodation during the trek
  • Government licensed guide,plus experience porters (including their food, salary, accommodation, equipment, medicine & insurance).
  • All local transportation including flight tickets to and from Lukla
  • All necessary permits and entry fees
  • All government taxes
  • Rescue assistance
  • Our service charge

 

2. Doesn't Includes

  • Meals in Kathmandu.
  • International airfare.
  • Nepal entry visa fee ($40)
  • Your travel insurance (should include your medical and rescue).
  • Any personal expenses like a hot shower and battery charges in the mountain.
  • Any kind of hot and cold drinks.
  • Staff & driver tipping.
  • Necessary equipment (sleeping bags, down jackets, etc.).

Trip Highlights

  • Spectacular view of Mt. Everest (8848m) itself and the other high Himalayas like Mount Lhotse (8516m), Mount Nuptse (7855m), Mount Pumori (7161m), Mount (7550m), Mount (6679m), Mount Amadablam (6856m), Mount Thamserku (6723m), Mount Kantega( 6685m), Mount Kusum Khagaru (6367m), Mount Kongde (6011m), Mount Khumbila (5761m), Mount Twache peak (6367m), Mount Cholaste (6335m), Island peak (6179m), Lobuche peak (6145m), Pokalde peak (5806m), Honku south peak (6119m).
  • Exploration of Sherpa Villages (Namche and Khumjung Village), Their Culture and Tradition, and Monasteries in the Everest region.
  • Trek to Everest Base Camp.
  • Scenic mountain flight to and from Lukla.
  • Visiting Tengboche Monastery.
  • Beautiful view of Khumbu Glacier and Icefall on top of it.
  • View of Mountain moraines and Glaciers
  • View of Himalayan Landscapes and Alpine Vegetation with the chance to spot some rare wild animals like Snow Leopard, panda etc, and Many Species of Birds.

NOTE: Exceptional cases of rescue emergency via helicopter will be provided.

Important Info

Extra nights’ accommodation Lunch dinner breakfast in Kathmandu In case of early arrival or late departure, early return from Trekking (due to any reason)than the scheduled itinerary

Trip Map

trip map

Fixed Departures

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