• Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Moderate
  • Trip Style: Trekking
  • Transport: Private Tourist Vehicle and Aeroplane
  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Mountain Guest House
  • Group Size: 1-16
  • Max Elevation: 5555

Highlights:

  • You have scenic mountain flight to and from Lukla.
  • You visit Namche Bazaar and Tengboche Monastery on Everest Base Camp Trek.
  • You have unforgettable views of high mountains and Khumbu Ice fall.
  • You view of the Everest and many mountains from the Kalapattar.
  • You visit Everest Base Camp and the Khumbu Glacier.

About 12 Days Everest Base Camp Trek

12 Days Everest base camp trek starts and ends in Kathmandu. The 12 Days EBC trek goes beyond the horizons into a natural paradise of unparalleled beauty that would stir your emotions for a whole lifetime that is Everest base camp.

12-Day Everest base camp trek is one of the most popular trek in the world. The 12 Day EBC trek offers a unique and unforgettable experience with breath-taking views of the world’s highest and most beautiful mountains including Mt. Everest and many other high mountains of the region. The 12 Days Everest Base Camp Trek became a brand trek throughout the planet since Sir Edmund Hilary and Tenzing Norgay made the first successful summit of Everest in 1953 A.D. since then thousands of trekkers have left home to explore the EBC down the years to fulfill their desires of a lifetime to be at the foot of the rooftop of the world.

12 Days Everest base camp Trek is so much popular as it offers superb Himalayan landscapes which include Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt Lhotse (8516m), Mt. Nuptse (7855m), Mt. Pumori (7161m), Mt. Changaste (7550m), Mt. Lingterin (6679m), Mt. Amadablam (6856m), Mt. Thamserku (6723m), Mt. Kantega( 6685m), Mt.Kusum Khagaru (6367m),Mt.Kongde (6011m), Mt. Khumbila (5761m) , Mt. Twache peak (6367m), Mt. Cholaste (6335m) ,Island peak (6179m), Lobuche peak (6145m), Pokalde peak (5806m) and Honku south peak (6119m).

The 12-Day Everest base camp offers the vibrant culture and the lifestyles of the inhabitants of the region. The “Friendly legendary Sherpas” are well known for their climbing skills & have escorted some of the most well-known expeditions to the summit of the Everest. Apart from this, one you visit the Tengboche Monastery which represents Tibetan Buddhism and the biggest monastery that exists in the khumbu Region in this short 12 days Everest base camp trek in Nepal.

The 12 days Everest base camp trek starts with a short flight to Lukla. Lukla is the gate way of Everest region. You then start the trek to Everest base camp following the Dudhkoshi river valley to Namche. You have a day rest in Namche for the altitude adoption. You the trek to Tengbuche, then to Dingbuche, then to Lobuche and finally to Everest base camp. You climb the Kalapattar view point to see the best view of Everest and many other mountains of the region. You then trek back to Namche then to Lukla to take return flight to Kathmandu to end the trek.

12 Days Everest Base camp Trek is available with Outfitter Nepal Treks and Expedition. The trek is available on both group and private. Look the list of the dates and find one that is suitable for you and contact us if the given dates are not suitable for you and you need to trek in different date as the 12 Days Everest Base camp trek is available on any date of the year. We have 16 days Everest base camp Trek as well that includes some nights’ accommodation pre and post the trek. So, look and book this 16 days EBC trek if you want to be included from start to end.

Itinerary

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Day 1: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla and Trek to Phakding

You will have short drive to Kathmandu airport and take an early morning 35 minutes scenic flight to the small mountain airport Lukla, after reaching at Lukla, our trekking guide will introduce with the porters, then start trekking following the mountainside on the left bank of the Dudh Koshi river and it is easy trekking to Phakding.

  • Walking Hours:4
  • Food:Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Phakding

After having breakfast at lodge, we start our trek and the trekking follows the Dudh Koshi river and crossing it few times and enter to the park in Jorsale where we will stop for lunch and again we continue the trekking, after few hours walking, Namche Bazar will appears ahead as we travel along the path surrounded by pines, pass the plateau where the Saturday bazaar is held and enter the village, the Namche Bazar (3440m) is surrounded on three sides by mountain ranges and opens out only where it faces the Duch koshi, The village is a central hub of the area and food, Sundrie and even mountain climbing equipment may be purchased here.

  • Walking Hours:7
  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Namche Bazaar

The Namche Bazaar is tucked away between two ridges amidst the giant peaks of the Khumbu and has an abundance of lodges, tea shops and souvenir shops as well as a magnificent outlook; It is an ideal place to spend a rest day for acclimatization to the high altitude before heading off towards Everest base camp and for the acclimatization, we walk up to Khumjung village through Everest view hotel in Syangbuche and you will see the beautiful view of the Himalayas including Mt.Everest , the Khumjung is densely populated by Sherpa community and there is an old monastery as well so, we will visit that as well and then return to Namche.

  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Namche Bazaar

After having breakfast at lodge, we start our trek with the ridge trail and flat level mountain path that offers excellent panoramas of Thamserku, Kantega, and Kusum Kangrib, after walking few hours on flat Zigzags; we descend to the river and arrive at Phunki Tenga, then climb through Rhododendron forest to the Tengbuche monastery, check into the lodge and you will have time to visit around and to the Monastery as well if you are interested.

  • Walking Hours:5
  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Tyangbuche

After having breakfast at lodge, we start our trekking with descending through Rhododendron forest to the Imja Khola and cross exciting suspension bridge on it and walk passing by a long Mani stone wall to enter the village of Pangboche, our route continues through summer pastures to Dingboche village.

  • Walking Hours:6
  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Dingbuche

Today in Dingbuche is the remarkable acclimatization day and there are some breathtaking views of the North face of Ama Dablam and the Lhotse-Nuptse ridge as we explore this beautiful valley that leads up to Island Peak, The walk is short with a good chance to relax in the afternoon and we can do some side day trips around for the acclimatization.

  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Dingbuche

After having breakfast at lodge, we start our trek and the trek leads us north for up to 50-minutes until we come to a mani-prayer Stupa then The trail is gentle looking down to Pheriche village below, today's walk offers views of the Mt. Tawache, Ama Dablam and to the north-Pokalde (5741m), Kongma-tse (5820m) and the great wall of Nuptse, after two hours of walking, the trail from Pheriche joins near Dugla (4595m) before a small wooden bridge over the river of Khumbu glacier then continue for an hour up a steep hill to the top, where there are views of Mt. Pumori and west of Everest are waiting for us and after a short break, we continue trekking up to Lobuche.

  • Walking Hours:8
  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Lobuche

After having breakfast at lodge, we start our trekking to Base camp; following the rocky moraine path, view icy glacial pond and icebergs down below of Khumbu glacier, after the last rocky moraine dunes, a short downhill walk brings us to Gorakshep, where we will stop for lunch and we leave all our stuff there at lodge as this is the last place where there are lodge available, then we start our Himalayan journey to the Everest Base camp - WOW!!! Congratulation!!! Your dream has come true now and you have successfully reached at the base camp of Everest then after visiting sometime in the Base Camp and surroundings, we return to Gorekshep.

  • Walking Hours:8
  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Gorekshep

Quite Early morning, we climb to Kala Patthar (5545m.) peak to enjoy the view of sunrise, and from Kala Patthar, we can have a panoramic view of Mt. Everest and many other mountain peaks like Mt. Pumori, Mt. Lingtren, Mt. Khumbetse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku and many more, after seeing the sunrise over those Himalayas, we trek down to Gorekshep and have breakfast and start trekking down to Pheriche, it is easy trekking down.

  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Pheriche

After having breakfast at lodge, we start our trek and now, we are trekking back to Namche Bazaar, an easier descent trekking passing through rhododendron forest, Tengbuche is a small village with a famous monastery offering you the splendid view of Ama Dablam, green hills and river views where we stopped for lunch then we will trek back to Namche.

  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Namche Bazaar

After having breakfast at lodge, we start our trek and today is the last day of our adventure Everest base camp trek and the trekking is pleasant, except for few short uphill climbs and then down to the Bhote-Koshi River crossing it few time and the last uphill climb of 45 minutes will bring us to Lukla.

  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Lukla

We will an early breakfast and walk to Lukla airport and take flight back to Kathmandu, transfer to your hotel and Trek is complete.

If you want to take other tours in Nepal such as Chitwan Jungle Safari,Bardia Jungle Safari, Pokhara Tour or Lumbini tour then you can start from today and do let us know if you want to take any tour as we also arrange those tours.

  • Food:Breakfast

What's Included

  • Domestic airport transfers.
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner) on trek.
  • Accommodation in lodges on trek.
  • A guide & porters (1 porter for each 2 trekkers and a porter carry about 20-22 KG from 2 of you).
  • Paper work, National park entry permits & TIMS permit.
  • Flight ticket from Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu with airport tax.
  • Arrangement of emergency helicopter service which will be paid by your travel insurance company.
  • Sleeping bag, down jackets and duffle bag – if Necessary (return after the trek).
  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu).
  • Your Travel insurance (compulsory).
  • Your personal expenses, drink water, hot and cold drinks & bar bills.
  • Laundry, telephone, hot shower & internet charge.
  • Tips for the guide and porters.
  • Anything not mentioned in included section.

Price & Dates

Price Menu
No. of peoplePrice P.P
1 - 1 US$ 1250
2 - 4 US$ 1150
5 - 8 US$ 1050
9 - 12 US$ 1000
Departure Note:
  • We have set date to departure the 12 days Everest base camp trek. So, select your date and book the trek.
  • If your preferred date is not listed then contact us for the further process to book on your own date as the trek is available on any date of the year.
  • We have listed the price for up to 12 people only so, if you are more than 12 people then please contact us for the group price and further process to book the trek.
  • Private trek is available on any date of the year, contact us for the booking.
  • Single person: Single persons are welcome to join the trek and single people have to share room in the mountain lodge on trek cause of the less number of lodge and rooms available on remote mountain lodges.
  • Guaranteed dates are guaranteed to departure and we already have people booked for date.
  • Available dates are available to book and become guaranteed once you book for that date.
  • Closed dates are closed and not bookable on that date however if you are available only on that date then contact us as we may have some other alternatives.
DatesStatusPrice FromNote  
08 Jun, 2020 - 19 Jun, 2020AvailableUS$1000
10 Jun, 2020 - 21 Jun, 2020AvailableUS$1000
14 Jun, 2020 - 25 Jun, 2020AvailableUS$1000
18 Jun, 2020 - 29 Jun, 2020AvailableUS$1000
22 Jun, 2020 - 03 Jul, 2020AvailableUS$1000
30 Jun, 2020 - 11 Jul, 2020AvailableUS$1000

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