Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest Base Camp Trek

Trip Overview

Everest Base Camp Trek considered getting you real close-up to the ‘Top of the world’ Mt. Everest [8848m], the highest mountain on the planet. If u like to walk, this is one of the most inspiring places in the world do it. The Mt. Everest Base Camp Trekking (16 days) is major trekking on the earth together and limitless chances to walk beyond the Himalayas where Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay started their spirited journey on 1953. The ultimate challenge of Everest base camp trek offers breathtaking mountain panoramas and offers the widest and most exciting range of treks and also gives you the opportunity offering sceneries ranging from mountains, glaciers and famous mountain trails. Everest Base Camp trekking expedition highlights into the living of universal famous climbers and sensational mountain views and an insight into the lives of the Sherpa people.

The journey of Everest base camp trek begins with an exciting Himalayan flight to Tensing Hillary airport at Lukla from Kathmandu and trek up the Dudh Koshi Valley, surrounded by the soaring peaks heading towards the Namche Bazaar, the capital of the Khumbu Sherpas, where we are again greeted by spectacular mountain vistas. We trek along a high traversing path where we have our first magnificent view of Everest and head towards Thyangboche Monastery. The monastery is located on a ridge top where a magnificent 360-degree panorama awaits with absolutely mesmerizing and stunning view of the Everest landscape. We then descend to the Imja Khola and continue to the villages of Pangboche and Pheriche before finally approaching the Khumbu Glacier. The hospitable Sherpas and their traditions, exquisite food and culture, you cannot help getting captivated and can enjoy every bit of it.

The trail of Everest Base camp trekking in Nepal heads to Lobuche, a vantage point for some spectacular views of Ama Dablam, Taweche and breath-taking sceneries second to none. Going up the trails all the way to Kala Patter [5554m a viewpoint recognized as the best vantage point to see Mount Everest which is a premier goal for many adventurous walkers in the Himalayas. Some marvelous views of the Himalayan giants literally numb your senses with breathless admiration that beholds the eye. This also includes fantastic views of the south west face of the colossal Mt. Everest. Lastly, at the foot of Khumbu ice fall in Everest Base Camp trek, we walk at our leisurely pace back to Namche and Lukla for our back down to take returning flight to Kathmandu.
For all the more adventurous trekkers, Nepal Everest Base camp trek is the best trekking route ever. Taking pleasure in and discovering the Sherpa heartland of the Solukhumbu area the Everest base camp Kala Patthar trek package brings enjoyment from the overwhelming vistas of the Everest Himalayan chain of Khumbu area that contain five of the world’s highest Himalaya Mt. Everest (8,848m), Mt, Makalu (8,463m), Mt, Cho Oyu (8153m), Mt. Lhotse (8,501m) and Mt. Lhotse Shar (8,393m) increasing senior than anything else. Not only does the Everest Base Camp trekking provide us with a nice and sound time-out from the hustle and bustle of our lives but it also gives us the unprecedented sense of calm and peace on our way back to normal life. The experience of getting into the forests of rhododendron and fir trees and running into some endangered species of birds and animals during your Everest Base Camp (EBC) trek is simply inexplicable. Rugged mountains of the north, long and treacherous walk up and down the hill is pleasant with the warm welcome and homely environment that will have you forget all the struggles you had on your way to the destinations. So now is the time to brace you for the breakaway for a couple of weeks to experience the most amazing and adventurous Nepal Mt. Everest Base Camp trek with exciting exploration

Outline Itinerary

Days Program Altitude Distance / Duration Accommodation
1 Arrival in Kathmandu 1,400 m / 4,593 ft. N/A Hotels in Kathmandu
2 Explore Kathmandu 1,400 m / 4,593 ft. entire day rest and explore Hotels in Kathmandu
3 Fly to Lukla and trek to Monjo 2,835 m / 9,300 ft. approx. 4 hrs. Simple Lodge
4 Trek to Namche 3,446 m / 11,300 ft. approx. 4 hrs. Simple Lodge
5 In Namche Bazaar for acclimatization 3,446 m / 11,300 ft. entire day Simple Lodge
6 Trek to Tengboche 3,867m/12687 ft. approx. 6 hrs. Simple Lodge
7 Trek to Dingboche 4,530 m / 14,800 ft. approx. 6 hrs. Simple Lodge
8 In Dingboche for acclimatization 4,530 m / 14,800 ft. entire day Simple Lodge
9 Trek to Lobuche 4,930 m / 16,175 ft. approx. 5 hrs. Simple Lodge
10 Trek to Everest Base Camp and back to Gorakshep 5,184 m / 17,000 ft. approx. 6 hrs. Simple Lodge
11 Trek to Tashinga 3,450 m / 11,318 ft. approx. 7 hrs. Simple Lodge
12 Trek to Monjo 2,835 m / 9,300 ft. approx. 6 hrs. Simple Lodge
13 Trek to Lukla 2,850 m / 9,350 ft. approx. 4-5 hrs. Simple Lodge
14 Fly to Kathmandu 1,400 m / 4,593 ft. 40 min flight Hotels in Kathmandu
15 Final Departure 1,400 m / 4,593 ft. N/A N/A

Trip Itinerary

  • 1

    Arrival in Kathmandu

    Welcome to Kathmandu, Nepal. Upon arrival at the airport, clear all the immigration formalities and outside the airport, our team members will be waiting outside with the Pla-card. You will then be transferred to the hotel. Remaining day at leisure or stroll around the area. Overnight at Hotels in Kathmandu (-/-/-)

  • 2

    In Kathmandu

    After breakfast, start your full day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square and Swayambhunath. Swayambhunath Stupa, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, situate in the top hill within the Kathmandu valley. It is also said to be a self-created stupa. Later we will drive to Patan to visit yet another UNESCO World Heritage Site. We will visit the museum and explore the culture walking along the narrow streets, Hindu Temples, Buddhist monasteries. Then visit Kathmandu Durbar Square is in listed in a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We will visit different temples and walk along the AsonBazzar. Due to the earthquake, Museum in Kathmandu Durbar Square is under construction. We will then walk along the Thamel Street. We will also have the chance for some last minutes shopping to buy trekking gears if needed. Overnight at Hotels in Kathmandu (B/-/-)

  • 3

    Fly to Lukla and trek to Monjo Flight

    Early morning transfer to airport for your flight to Lukla. The flight to Lukla is a lifetime experience in itself. The airfield is on a slope and the difference between the two ends of the runway is about 197ft (60m). Meet with your guide and the rest of the crew. You will need to identify your luggage which is made into loads. Your crew will load these on the animals or get it ready for your team of porters and trek to Phakding. NOTE: From Day 3 to Day 13, the accommodation will be on a simple lodge with basic and limited facilities. Overnight at Simple Lodge (B/L/D)

  • 4

    Trek to Namche

    The trail continues north up the DudhKosi valley to Jorsale, where the trail officially enters the Sagarmatha National Park. There is an entrance station just beyond the village where trekking permits are checked and National Park fees are collected. Continue along the trail, crossing the BhoteKosi River to begin the steep climb up to NamcheBazaar,the administrative center of the Sagarmatha National Park and the hub of Sherpa society. Remember to look out for glimpses of Mt. Everest from the trail on the way to Everest. Overnight at Simple Lodge (B/L/D)

  • 5

    In Namche – Acclimatization

    Suggested activities include a short walk uphill to the Sagarmatha National Park headquarters, a magnificent spot perched on top of Namche Bazaar with spectacular views of the surrounding snow-capped giants and the valleys way down below. There is also an interesting museum with all kinds of information regarding the history of the Himalayas, its geography, culture, mountaineering history and information on flora and fauna of this region. You can then enjoy the afternoon at leisure. Overnight at Simple Lodge (B/L/D)

  • 6

    Trek to Tenboche

    The trail leads along a winding path with great views of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, AmaDablam and a close-up view of Thamserku. You will come to a busy place called Sagnasa, and on this area there is a much higher chance of seeing the beautifully colored Danphe pheasant (Impeyan Pheasant) the national bird of Nepal, and the elusive musk deer, and sometimes even a herd of Himalayan Thar (mountain goat). As you reach Tengboche, you will be assured by a religious Buddhist gate that the walk for the day is almost over. Tengboche is one of the most beautiful places in the Himalayas, and the first thing that you will see is a big Ghompa (monastery), before a large field with campsites and teahouses, lodges beneath the peak of AmaDablam with Everest looming above. Overnight at Simple Lodge (B/L/D)

  • 7

    Trek to Dingboche

    The trail descends through a forest of birch, fir, juniper and rhododendron and comes out at a lovely spot at Deboche. From Deboche you will walk past the long prayer mani wall, the path is gradual until you reach a small bridge over the narrow gorge of the Imja-Tse River. The walk continues gradually uphill most of the ways, as you come to a large mani wall gate. A little further from here the route diverts two ways; the upper one going to the upper Pangboche village, where the old Monastery is located, the lower route is the straight forward main trail to Dingboche, Pheriche and beyond. Dingboche is a beautiful patchwork of fields enclosed by stone walls protecting the crops of barley, buckwheat and potatoes from the cold winds and grazing animals. Overnight at Simple Lodge (B/L/D)

  • 8

    In Dingboche for acclimatization

    Today is a very important acclimatization day. On this day we explore the ImjaKhola. There are some breathtaking views of the north face of AmaDablam and the LhotseNuptse ridge as we explore this beautiful valley that leads up to Island Peak. The days walk is usually short with a good chance to relax in the afternoon and either do some washing etc. or just laze in the sun. Overnight at Simple Lodge (B/L/D)

  • 9

    Trek to Lobuche

    Our onward journey leads north, and the path heads up for about 40-50mins until you come to a mani-prayer stupa. The trail is gentle looking down to Pheriche village below. Today's walk offers views of the Mt.Tawache, AmaDablam and to the north-Pokalde (5,741m), Kongma-tse (5,820m) and the great wall of Nuptse. After a walk of 1 ½ to 2 hours the trail from Pheriche joins near Dugla (4595m) before a small wooden bridge over the river of Khumbu glacier. There is another 1 ½ to 2 hours of trekking up to Lobuche, hidden and sheltered from the wind. Overnight at Simple Lodge (B/L/D)

  • 10

    Trek to Everest Base Camp and back to Gorakshep

    After an early breakfast, you will prepare for your final destination at the foot of Everest Base Camp. You will trek up the valley following the rocky moraine path. You can see the icy-glacial pond and icebergs down below of Khumbu glacier. After the last rocky moraine dunes, a short downhill walk brings you to Gorakshep on the flat field below Kalapatthar (5545m) and Mt.Pumori (7,145m). Gorakshep is the location of the original Everest Base Camp. Overnight at Simple Lodge (B/L/D)

  • 11

    Trek to Tashinga

    We retrace our trail up to Tashinga, which will take about 7 hrs. Overnight at Simple Lodge (B/L/D)

  • 12

    Trek to Monjo

    Today we walk on an easy high trail before descending to Namche from where we retrace our steps back to Monjo which will take about 6 hrs. Overnight at Simple Lodge (B/L/D)

  • 13

    Trek to Lukla

    Today we trek along the DudhKosi River through Jorsale and Chourikharka. The trail has ups and downs and flat as we ascend toLukla. Overnight at Simple Lodge (B/L/D)

  • 14

    Fly back to Kathmandu

    Fly back to Kathmandu and drive to hotel. Your day will be at leisure. Overnight at Hotels in Kathmandu(B/-/-)

  • 15

    Final Departure [B]

    Breakfast at the hotel. Depending on the flight schedule, you will be transferred to the airport for your final departure.

What's Included

  • Arrival and Departure transfer to / from the airport in private a/c vehicle
  • Sightseeing tour as per the itinerary in a private a/c vehicle
  • 3 nights’ accommodations at hotels in Kathmandu in double / twin rooms in BB basis
  • 6 nights’ accommodation at Simple Lodge during trekking in Annapurna Region in twin sharing room in AP basis.
  • 10 nights’ 11 days’ Trekking at Khumbu Region accompanied by trekking guide and porter.
  • ECAP fees and TIMS Card.
  • 1 Local English speaking Nepali guide during city sightseeing.
  • Entrance & monument fees as per the itinerary
  • Mineral water during Sightseeing

    What's Not Included

  • Visa
  • Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu flight – Quoted separately
  • Trekking Equipment’s.
  • International and regional airfares
  • Licensed holder tour guide during sightseeing,
  • Bar bills, Laundry bills, Airport taxes,
  • Any items of purely personal nature such as laundry, telephone calls, tips and gratuities to drives, guides, hotel’s and restaurant’s staff
  • Personal, Travel and Health Insurance
  • Refreshments, bottled drink
  • Optional Tours
  • Mandatory Gala dinner by some of the hotel in city areas during New Year Eve & Christmas
  • Cost arising out of flight cancellations or delays, road blockades/ landslides/ riots and any events that are beyond our control of Koili Tours or its associate agents
  • Photography charges
  • Any other charges which are not mentioned in the above cost.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How far is the real journey to Everest base camp?

    With round-trip flights to/from Lukla, the Everest base camp hike takes 12 days from Kathmandu to Kathmandu. The walk to Everest base camp is 130 kilometers long overall. 65 kilometers separate Lukla from Everest base camp, and 65 kilometers separate you from that.

  • Is Mount Everest visible from Lukla?

    No, you can't view Mount Everest from Lukla, but you can see it and several other nearby peaks if you hike to Namche Bazaar. If the weather is clear, you may see Mount Everest from the plane as you are traveling to Lukla.

  • What time of year is ideal for trekking at Everest Base Camp?

    The months of spring (March–May) and fall (October–November) are ideal for trekking to Everest Base Camp since they have the greatest weather for high altitude mountaineering. These times of year give a clean sky and an unobstructed view of the mountains. This trek can also be completed in February and the first few weeks of September, but the aforementioned months are the ideal times to complete it.

  • What is the cost of the permit?

    Permits for the Everest Base Camp Trek are 62 USD each. There are three distinct types of permits, including the TIMs card ($10), the entry permit for the Pasang Lamu Village Municipality ($20), and the Sagarmatha National Park ($32). The Everest-based camp trek permit so cost roughly USD 62 in total.

  • Can I drink tap water while hiking?

    Normal water is unsafe to drink while trekking in the Everest region. It is not suggested. Since most of the nearby communities do their laundry in streams and rivers and also throw trash on them, normal water is unsafe to drink.
    During the walk, you can pack a heavy-duty plastic bottle or a metal bottle. They can be refilled at a variety of locations. You should drink mineral water, which costs between $1 and $3, and boiled filter water, which costs around $2. They are easily accessible from modest motels and eateries along the routes.
    If money is very tight, you can utilize regular water (free) by using purification pills.

  • For my trek to Everest Base Camp (EBC), do I need insurance?

    It is strongly advised to purchase travel insurance before your climb to the Everest base camp. Make sure your insurance will cover emergencies when you purchase it prior to beginning your climb to Everest Base Camp. Whether you are physically fit or only somewhat fit, mountain sickness can happen to you. When you are above 4000 m, you should continue to walk slowly, drink a lot of water, and have ample rest.

  • Is any prior training necessary for the trek?

    Yes. A decent level of fitness is necessary for this trek. You would need to follow the regimen that is discussed with you here if you aren't already on one. You would be required to exercise at least four times daily during the training regimen, which is spread out over four months. The program is made to enable you to ascend more intelligently even at higher altitudes. The exercise program includes a variety of activities that target your entire body, including your upper body, core, lower body, shoulders, endurance, and breathing patterns. You may be confident that you will be prepared for the trek if they are adhered to diligently.

  • Does the Everest Base Camp Trek have an age restriction?

    Is there an age restriction for the trek? is one of the most frequently asked topics in the Everest Base Camp FAQs.
    There isn't an age restriction for hiking to Everest Base Camp, but you do need to be in good physical shape and have a positive outlook. We also advise you to visit your doctor before the walk to get the appropriate clearance and guidance as well as prescription drugs for traveling at extremely high altitudes.

Total Cost in (USD) USD 1,500 1350
Total Price: USD 1350

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