• Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Moderate
  • Trip Style: Sight Seeing & Trekking
  • Transport: Private Tourist Vehicle and Aeroplane
  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch Dinner on Trek & Breakfast in Cities
  • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel and Mountian 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.
  • You have sightseeing tours of historical UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu.

About Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest Base Camp Trek is the most famous treks worldwide that lead to the base of the world's highest mountain, Mt. Everest along with relishing stunning landscape and experiencing rich culture.

Everest Base Camp Trek is the most thrilling and adventurous trek in Nepal. Everest Base Camp is a dream destination of thousands of travelers that visit Nepal every year. It is a venture that allow you to explore the exotic flora and fauna of the Khumbu region along with picturesque valleys, tempting snow-capped Himalayan Mountains, beautiful glacial lakes, huge glaciers, diverse climatic zones, and vegetation. Upon reaching the Everest Base Camp, you find yourself surrounded by snow-covered mountains, a place equal to paradise.

Everest base camp is the gateway for all the climbers that attempt to climb the highest summit of the world, the Everest. The Everest is the most famous trekking location that holds a long history of pride, glory, and tragedy too. Everest Base Camp Trek is a brand in itself now and a dream venture of many people in the world to accomplish once in a lifetime.

The spectacular views, loyal and friendly inhabitants (the Sherpas) make the Everest base camp trek most sought out trekking destination in Nepal. Furthermore, you also spot various animals such as musk deer, leopards, jackals, and mountain tahr. In addition, unique bird specimens such as the pheasant and long tails birds are seen on our 16 days guided Everest base camp trek.

Join one of our departure dates of Everest Base Camp Trek or contact us to organize Everest Base Camp Trek as per your need. We are flexible with itinerary and departure dates. With us, Outfitter Nepal Treks & Expedition, you get the most comprehensive package and best services.

Itinerary

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Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu airport and transfer to hotel

Arrive at the Tribhuvan International Airport, where one of our team members will welcome you and take you to the hotel. The rest of the day is free for you.

  • Accomodation:Hotel
  • Place:Kathmandu

Today, you will go on a guided sightseeing tour. During the tour, you visit monuments like Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, monkey temple, and Kathmandu Durbar Square. Later, in the afternoon, you also prepare for the EBC Trek.

  • Food:Breakfast
  • Accomodation:Hotel
  • Place:Kathmandu

After a quick breakfast, you fly to Lukla. This flight is going to be the most thrilling and memorable flight of your life. On landing at Lukla, you meet with the porters and begin trekking towards Phakding. From Lukla, the trail ascends through dense forests along Dudh Koshi River to Phakding.

  • Walking Hours:4
  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Phakding
  • Altitude:2610

Today is going to be a difficult trekking day. The trail includes many ascends and descends on a steep trail. From Phakding, you trek and reach Monjo. From here onwards Sagarmatha National Park begins. Trekking through the park, you slowly ascend to Namche Bazar.

  • Walking Hours:6
  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Namce Bazaar
  • Altitude:3440

This is a rest at Namche Bazar. You will spend the day exploring around. You can go on a short hike to Everest View Hotel or Khumjung village. Both places are good for observing excellent views of snow-capped mountains. Trek back to Namche Bazar, and make sure to visit Everest Photo Gallery and Sherpa Culture Museum.

  • Walking Hours:5
  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Namche Bazaar
  • Altitude:3440

Trekking on a ridge, you will get to see tempting views of several mountains. You will reach Phunki Tenga and ascend through beautiful forests of rhododendron to reach Tengboche. Here you will visit the oldest and the biggest monastery of the Khumbu region, Tengboche monastery.

  • Walking Hours:5
  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Tyangbuche
  • Altitude:3867

After having breakfast begin trekking descending through lovely forests of rhododendron. The trail takes you to Imja Khola and crosses a suspension bridge. From here, you walk passing by a long mani wall and reach Pangboche. Further, you trek through summer pastures and reach Dingboche.

  • Walking Hours:6
  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Dingbuche
  • Altitude:4260

This is another rest day at Dingboche. Dingboche is also known as the Summer Valley of Khumbu region. From here, you can see breath-taking views of snow-capped like Ama Dablam along with ridges of Lhotse and Nuptse. Explore the village and go on a short hike to nearby places.

  • Walking Hours:5
  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Dingbuche
  • Altitude:4260

Continue trekking and come across a stupa. From here, the trail descends to Pheriche village. On the way, you can see stunning views of Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Tawache, Ama Dablam, and others. From Pheriche, you will pass by Dugla and cross a small wooden bridge. The trail steeply ascends to Lobuche.

  • Walking Hours:7
  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Lobuche
  • Altitude:4930

Today, you begin trekking early in the morning. The trail will be tougher than other days. You have to ascend through a rocky moraine and glacier path. The trail will lead you to Gorak Shep, and further moves to Everest Base Camp. After spending some time at the EBC, you trek back to Gorak Shep for a night stay.

  • Walking Hours:8
  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Gorekshep
  • Altitude:5350

Early in the morning, you ascend to Kala Patthar, which is a very famous vantage point in the Everest region. From here, you can see glorious sunrise and 360-degree views of the Himalayan Mountains. Spend some time at the viewpoint and descend to Pheriche for night stay.

  • Walking Hours:7
  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Pheriche
  • Altitude:5555

The trail descends to Namche Bazaar. You will trek through small villages and dense forests following the same path.

  • Walking Hours:6
  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Namche Bazaar
  • Altitude:3440

After a quick breakfast, descend through Sagarmatha National Park and reach Phakding. From here, the trail ascends to Lukla along the Dudh Koshi River.

  • Walking Hours:6
  • Food:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Lukla
  • Altitude:2886

Today, you take an early morning flight back to Kathmandu. The flight will be short and scenic. Upon reaching Kathmandu, you move to the hotel Rest of the day is free for you to explore around and relax.

  • Food:Breakfast
  • Accomodation:Hotel
  • Place:Kathmandu

It is a leisure day for you. You are free to do anything. If you want to go on a guided sightseeing tour let us know, we will arrange for you. Stroll on the vibrant streets of Thamel and shop.

  • Food:Breakfast
  • Accomodation:Hotel
  • Place:Kathmandu

With loads of memories, you fly back to your home today. Our airport representative will transfer you to Tribhuvan International Airport.

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

  • Airport transfers.
  • 4 night hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast.
  • A day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu.
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner) on trek.
  • Accommodations 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 works, National park entry permits, & TIMS permit.
  • Flight fare 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).
  • Meals (lunch & dinner in Kathmandu).
  • Your personal expenses, drink water, hot and cold drinks & bar bills.
  • Laundry, telephone, hot shower & internet charge.
  • Entrances fees while visiting Kathmandu on second day.
  • Tips for the guide and porters.
  • Anything not mentioned in included section.

Price & Dates

Price Menu
No. of peoplePrice P.P
1 - 1 US$ 1550
2 - 4 US$ 1400
5 - 8 US$ 1300
9 - 12 US$ 1200
Departure Note:
  • We have set date to departure the 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 single room in Kathmandu and 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.
  • The departure dates are your arrival dates in Nepal.
  • If you are not able to have 16 days then we do have Everest Base camp trek 14 days or you can just join the trek part for 12 days as well.
DatesStatusPrice FromNote  
28 Mar, 2020 - 12 Apr, 2020AvailableUS$1200
30 Mar, 2020 - 14 Apr, 2020AvailableUS$1200

Useful Information

Everest Base Camp Trek itinerary

Everest Base Camp Trek starts with a short morning flight to Lukla. From here, following a steep river valley, you ascend through Sagarmatha National Park to Namche Bazar. You take a rest day in Namche to adapt your body to the altitude. The trail then continues further to Everest Base Camp with a stopover for the night at the beautiful Tengboche, Dingboche, and Lobuche villages. A short hike to Kala Patthar and you return to Lukla.

Everest Base Camp Trek Difficulty

Everest Base Camp Trek is a moderate trek. If you are someone trekking for the first time, especially in the Himalayan trail, then the Everest Base Camp Trek can become difficult for you. You have to walk for around 5 to 6 hours on a minimum each day. The trail includes several ups & downs through the steep and rugged path as well. Good health and physical fitness are needed to go on this trek.

Everest Base Camp Trek Permits

There are two permits you require for the Everest Base camp, one is the Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) and another one is Sagarmatha National Park entry permits.

Best time to go on Everest Base Camp Trek

The most preferable time to go on Everest Base Camp Trek is in spring and autumn. The weather is more stable and moderate, which makes the journey joyful. March to May falls under spring, whereas October to November falls under autumn. You can also go on Everest Base Camp Trekking in winter, however, the extreme cold will not be a good choice for most of the trekkers. You can get the best shots of Himalayas during the winter.

Everest Base Camp Trek Map

Everest Base Camp Trek map is designed to present you with a pictorial view of the trail. You can see where you are stopping and what kind of trail it is on the map. Moreover, you can also get a hard copy of the map as well to take it with yourself on the route.

Food & Accommodation during the Everest Base Camp Trek

Teahouse/lodges are the place where you have to spend the night during the EBC Trek. There are good options for lodges are available on the trail. The rooms are pretty small with twin sharing and a common washroom most of the time.

Meals will be served as per the menu of the teahouse/lodge. You can find a good variety of dishes like Indian, Nepali, Continental, Tibetan, etc to choose from but in lower altitude only. Tea, coffee, eggs, bakery items, snacks, bars, etc can also be found easily.

Things you will get to see & experience during the Everest Base Camp Trek

Thrilling flight to Lukla

Flying to Lukla is a thrilling that needs lots of guts to hold on that short flight. The flight will be extremely scenic and stimulating. This flight itself is one of the main highlights of the EBC Trek.

The adventurous trail through Sagarmatha National Park

Everest Base Camp Trek presents diverse climatic zones and vegetation. From Monjo onwards, you trek through Sagarmatha National Park, which is home to hundreds of flora and fauna. This park is also listed in the UNESCO World Natural Sites. The trial involves many ascends and descends crossing several streams and dense forests.

Explore Namche Bazar

Namche Bazar is the most popular and developed village in the Khumbu region. Despite being the biggest Sherpa residence area, Namche Bazar is the tourist of the Khumbu region. Usually, trekkers stay here for a couple of days for acclimatization. You can visit the Sherpa Culture Museum, Everest Photo Gallery, library, cafes, etc. Likewise, you can also go on a short hike to Everest View Hotel or Khumjung village.

Experience rich culture and tradition of Sherpa

During the Everest Base Camp Trek, you spend the night in several villages, where you get to experience the rich culture and tradition of the Sherpa. People here are very friendly and kind, therefore don't hesitate to talk to them. They would love to be part of the conversation and might share centuries-old legends regarding the Everest region.

Visit ancient Tengboche Monastery

Tengboche monastery was built in 1961 by Lama Gulu, which get destroyed in the earthquake in 1934. Later, in the same year, the monastery got rebuilt. However, in 1989 the monastery caught on fire and got restored once again. Regardless of all of those incidents, the Tengboche monastery is the oldest and the biggest in the Khumbu region.

Reach Everest Base Camp

Everest Base Camp is the base of the world's tallest mountain, Mt. Everest (8,848 m). Reaching the EBC is a big achievement that once can have in their life. From Everest Base Camp, you can see stunning views of Himalayan mountains and glaciers.

Hike to Kala Patthar Viewpoint

Kala Patthar viewpoint is a very famous place in the Khumbu region to see a gorgeous sunrise. Located above Everest Base Camp, Kala Patthar also offers 360-degree views of Everest and surrounding mountains.

Get to see panoramic views of Himalayan Mountains

Everest Base Camp Trek offers spectacular views of Himalayan mountains like Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku, Mt. Kantega, Mt. Baruntse, etc. Along with that, you will also get to see stunning views of glaciers and moraines.

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