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Everest Base Camp Trek - 14 Days

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  • Duration 14 Days
  • Trip Grade Moderate
  • Trip Destination Lukla, Namche, Gorakshep, Kala Patthar, EBC
  • Starts at Kathmandu
  • Ends at Kathmandu
  • Max. Altitude 5,545m
  • Trip Type High-Altitude Adventurous Hike
  • Transport Private vehicle / By Air
  • Accommodation Teahouse


  • World famous best trek
  • Easy to find group joining trip
  • Starts from Kathmandu/end at Kathmandu
  • Everyday departure for private booking
  • Includes full meals, transport, lodges-hotels, local staffs

Everest base camp trek is a high-altitude adventurous hike in Nepal. It starts from Kathmandu and reaches up to the base of Mount Everest. It offers a unique opportunity to experience the rich culture of the Sherpa people and witness the breathtaking views of the Himalayas, including Mount Everest, up close. 

Everest base camp trek package is a perfect choice for mountain and nature lovers. For those who really want to be in nature surrounded by the Himalayas. It is the journey that begins from the valley of rich culture to the whole new world of Sagarmatha National Park. During the trekking journey, you will be able to experience adventure, tranquility, culture, tradition, and nature. 

Trek to Everest base camp is one of the world's most popular treks, attracting thousands of adventure-seekers annually. The trek occurs in the Khumbu region of Nepal and typically lasts between 12 and 14 days. The total distance of the trek is approximately 130 kilometers, with the highest point being Kala Patthar, which is 5,545 meters above sea level.

Everest trek provides the opportunity for travelers with a "once in a lifetime" experience. It is the symbol of conquering a different perspective on life by getting away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Not only this, even if you are not going to the summit of Mount Everest, but you are going to see the experience of a real Conqueror.  

Trekking to Everest base camp is the journey to the Goddess of the Sky, Sagarmatha. In Nepal, Mount Everest is known as Sagarmatha, which means "the Head in the Great Blue Sky," derived from Sagar, meaning "sky," and Matha, meaning "Head."

Everest base camp in Nepal is the southeast ridge trek route to climb. It is technically easier and more popular. This route was used by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, first to the top of Mount Everest in 1953. They reached the summit via the South Col route at 11:30 local time on 29 May 1953. Since then, it has become more and more popular day by day.

Everest base camp trekking routes start with a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla in a small aircraft. One of the most exciting parts of visiting Lukla is feeling like a real-life explorer, much like in the movies.

Everest base camp trek group photo

EBC trek is one of the world's most popular and sought-after trekking destinations. This trek takes you through the beautiful Khumbu region of Nepal, home to the world's highest peak, Mount Everest.

It offers breathtaking views of the Himalayas, including the famous peaks of Everest, Lhotse, and Nuptse. It typically takes around 14 days to complete, depending on the route and itinerary you choose.

If you are an adventure seeker looking for a once-in-a-lifetime experience, then the Booking a Everest Base Camp Trek is definitely worth considering.

Ready to embark on the adventure of a lifetime? Join us for an unforgettable trek to Everest Base Camp! Experience the stunning beauty of the Himalayas, immerse yourself in the rich culture of the Khumbu region, and challenge yourself both physically and mentally as you trek to one of the most iconic locations in the world. Whether you're a seasoned adventurer or a first-time trekker, our experienced guides will help you every step of the way, ensuring a safe and memorable journey. Don't miss this opportunity to explore the roof of the world - book your Everest Base Camp trek today!

The Everest base camp trek is one of the most popular trekking routes in the world. It takes trekkers through the Khumbu Valley, home to Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world. The trek is challenging but rewarding, and offers stunning views of the Himalayas.

The trek starts in Lukla, a small town in the Khumbu Valley. From Lukla, trekkers hike to Namche Bazaar, the gateway to Everest Base Camp. Namche Bazaar is a large Sherpa village, and is a good place to acclimatize to the high altitude.

From Namche Bazaar, trekkers hike to Tengboche, a Buddhist monastery located at an altitude of 3,860 meters (12,630 feet). Tengboche is a great place to learn about Sherpa culture and religion.

After Tengboche, trekkers hike to Dingboche, Lobuche, and Gorakshep. Gorakshep is the last village before Everest Base Camp. From Gorakshep, trekkers can hike to Everest Base Camp, which is located at an altitude of 5,364 meters (17,598 feet).

The Everest base camp trek is a challenging but rewarding trek. It is a great way to see the Himalayas and experience Sherpa culture. The trek is best done during the spring (March-May) or fall (September-November) when the weather is mild.

Why to Go Everest Base Camp Trek with Us?

  • Simple and safe online booking system with certified NTA tour operators with fluent English.
  • Trip postponement services with Flexible itineraries based on the needs and preferences of the client.
  • Packages that include all transportation (in a private or public vehicle, as requested by the client).
  • A thrilling experience of flying to Tenzing-Hillary Airport, Lukla and Explore Sherpa people, traditions, culture, lifestyle, and stay at local tea houses.
  • A trial that runs over the border of Sagarmatha National Park - a recreational center that extends over a wide range of geographical and altitudinal districts enhanced by an array of vegetation and faunas.
  • Lukla, Namche Bazaar - gateway to the high Himalayas and main trading center of the Khumbu region.
  • Pass through the religious Tengboche community while Trekking to Everest base camp.
  • Trek to Everest Base Camp with certified and NTA Trek Guide with fluent English
  • Trek to Kala Patthar for viewpoint of Mount Everest, Stunning sunrise view, Khumbu Icefall and glacier.
  • Trekking route covered with rhododendron, pine, and oak forest, terraced fields, meadows, pastureland, bridges, monasteries, museum, library, laboratories, wilderness, etc.

Everest Base Camp Trek Cost for 2023, 2024, and 2025

The cost for the Everest base camp trek is $1495 per person for the years 2023, 2024, & 2025 from Kathmandu with us in group joining basis.

However, prices vary based on the type of trip (private trek to Everest base camp vs. group joining Everest camp tour), as well as the mode of payment (paying individually or in a group). 

No. of PersonPrice Per Person
1 paxUS $1650
2 - 5 paxUS $1600
6 - 15 paxUS $1495

Note: The cost of the Everest trek may also increases as per requirement of additional services.

Why 14 Days Package of Everest Base Camp Trek?

The 14 days Everest base camp trek package itinerary is designed to reduce the risk of altitude sickness by limiting daily altitude gain and scheduling an acclimatization period.

For proper rest and comfortable seating during the trail, there are two acclimatization days: Namche Bazaar at the elevation of 3,450m (11,319ft) and Dingboche at the elevation 4,410 metres (14,470 ft) are scheduled in the itinerary for adapting your bodies to the higher altitude environment.

Mt. Everest base camp trek offers breathtaking views of the Himalayas, a cultural experience, adventure, photography, and responsible tourism. It is a challenging and rewarding adventure that will test physical and mental endurance.

Reaching the base camp of Mount Everest is a significant achievement that not many people get to experience. The trekkers contribute to the local economy, and the trekking companies promote responsible tourism, which is sustainable for the local people and their environment.

Starting from your arrival day at TIA in Kathmandu, Nepal, and the thrilling flight to Lukla, the gateway to Everest, you’ll be hiking for six to seven hours daily during the trek, and the trail ascends and descends as it winds through countless side valleys, rough stony paths, and high-altitude mountain passes.

Everest base camp trek 14 days offers you immense pleasure by giving you a close view of towering peaks like Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Makalu, Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Thamserku, Tawache, and so on from several viewpoints.

The 14 days trek to Everest base camp is suitable for all types of trekkers. Grab this opportunity and live your dream of hiking in the high mountains of the Everest region. For these reasons, you should be in good health and have physical and mental fitness before embarking on this trail.

If you are planning to go on the Everest base camp solo trek, it is highly recommended to hire a guide to ensure your safety and navigate the challenging terrain.

Choosing the Best Time for Your Everest Base Camp Trek: Tips and Insights

The best time to do Everest Base Camp trek is usually from late September to November and from March to May. During these months, the weather is usually stable and the sky is clear, so you can see the mountains very well.

From September to November, the weather is mild and the days are sunny, which makes it a great time to go hiking. This time of year is also less busy than spring.

From March to May, which is the spring season, the weather is warmer and the flora are in full bloom, which makes the scenery even more beautiful. But this is a popular time to hike, so the trails may be full of people.

Even during the best months for trekking, the weather in the Everest area can be unpredictable, so it's important to be ready for cold temperatures and the possibility of snow or rain. Note: Always pack raincoat and warm attires in any season. 

SeasonWeather ConditionsTrekking ConditionsCrowd LevelHighlights
SpringMild and stable weatherGoodModerateBlooming rhododendron forests, clear mountain views
(March-May)Clear skies   
AutumnDry and stable weatherGoodModerate toClear mountain views, pleasant temperatures
(September-Clear skies High 
WinterCold temperaturesChallengingLowFewer trekkers, pristine snowy landscapes
(December-Clear skies   
MonsoonRainfall and cloudy skiesChallengingLowLush greenery, fewer trekkers, lower costs
(June-August)Limited mountain views  

Everest Base Camp (EBC)

Everest base camp is the starting point for climbing Mount Everest. EBC serves as the starting point for climbers who attempt to summit Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world.

Climbers use the base camp to acclimatize to the high altitude, organize gear and supplies, and plan their ascent. It offers trekkers an opportunity to experience the natural beauty of the Himalayas, including snow-capped peaks, glaciers, and high-altitude lakes.

The trek to EBC is a challenging adventure that requires physical fitness, mental stamina, and determination. For many trekkers, reaching EBC is a personal achievement and a source of inspiration.

There are two main camps Mount Everest: South Everest Base Camp and North Base Camp.

South Base Camp is the main camp for climbers attempting to summit Mount Everest via the South Col route. It is in the Nepalese side of the Himalayas. EBC is lie at an altitude of approximately 5,364 meters (17,598 feet) above sea level. South Everest Base Camp is accessible by a multi-day trek from the town of Lukla. It serves as a hub for climbers to acclimatize, organize gear and supplies, and plan their ascent.

North Base Camp is located on the Tibetan side of the Himalayas. It is also used by climbers attempting to summit Mount Everest via the North Col route. It is situated at an altitude of approximately 5,150 meters (16,900 feet) above sea level. It is accessible by a drive from the town of Tingri.

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  • DurationA day
  • Highest Altitude1400m
  • AccommodationHotel

As you arrive in Kathmandu, our representatives will be there to greet and assist you. They will then transport you to your accommodation in one of  vehicles, ensuring a comfortable and delightful ride for you.

During your transfer, you will have access to various facilities, including snacks and comfortable seats, so you can relax and unwind after your journey. Also, you can enjoy gaming and browse the internet immediately. This will allow you to update your friends and family about your safe arrival in Nepal and stay connected with the world during your journey.

Arrival in Nepal - Swayambhunath Temple

After checking into your hotel, you can relax and spend your free day exploring the magnificent city of Kathmandu. From the majestic temples and palaces to the tasty local street food, Kathmandu has several well-known sights and cuisines to experience. You may also use the hotel's WiFi to plan your schedule, book tours, or simply remain connected with your loved ones.

  • Duration4 to 5 Hours
  • Highest Altitude2610
  • AccommodationTea House

On Day 2 of Mount Everest base camp trek, you will take a flight to Lukla and then trek to Phakding.

The flight to Lukla is an experience in itself as the tiny airport is located on a cliff and the landing strip is just 1,729 feet long. The flight from Kathmandu to Lukla takes about 30 minutes and offers stunning views of the Himalayas.

Once you land in Lukla, you will begin your trek to Phakding. The trek is relatively easy and takes about 3-4 hours to complete. You will walk through beautiful forests and small villages, passing by streams and waterfalls along the way.

Flight to Lukla and Trek to Phakding

Phakding is a small village located at an altitude of 2,610 meters and is the first stop on the Everest Base Camp Trek. You can explore the village, visit the local monastery, or just relax and take in the stunning views of the Himalayas.

It's important to stay hydrated and take it easy on the first day to avoid altitude sickness. Make sure to drink plenty of water and rest when needed. Additionally, be prepared for changing weather conditions and pack accordingly.

  • Main attractions of the day: Prayer wheels, Tenzing Hillary airport (Lukla airport), Stupas, Phakding village, and ‘Gomps ‘monasteries, down flat trails.
  • Mountains viewed: Mount Karyolung (6511m), Mount Kusum Kanguru (6367m), Mount Nupla (5885m), Mount Gongla (5813m)

  • Duration5 to 6 Hours Trek
  • Highest Altitude3900m
  • AccommodationTea House

On the day 3 of the Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the most important days of the journey, as it involves a steep climb from Phakding to Namche Bazaar. This day is also crucial because it is during this climb that trekkers begin to feel the effects of altitude and need to acclimatize accordingly.

The trek starts early in the morning from Phakding and heads towards Monjo, which is the entrance to the Sagarmatha National Park. After completing the necessary permit procedures, trekkers continue the ascent towards Jorsale, where they will stop for lunch. Jorsale is also the last place to buy snacks and water before reaching Namche Bazaar.

After lunch, the trek continues along the Dudh Koshi river, crossing several suspension bridges and passing through the forest of rhododendron and pine trees. The climb gradually becomes steeper, and trekkers will start to feel the altitude. As you near Namche Bazaar, the scenery becomes more impressive, with breathtaking views of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and other peaks.

Finally, after approximately 6-7 hours of walking, you will reach Namche Bazaar. Namche Bazaar is the largest town in the Khumbu region and serves as the main trading center for the Sherpa community. Here, trekkers can find numerous shops, restaurants, and guesthouses. It is recommended that trekkers spend at least two nights in Namche Bazaar to acclimatize before continuing further up towards higher elevations.

  • Main attractions of the day: Colorful Sherpa town of Namche bazaar, Sagarmatha national park entrance gate, Sherpa cultural museum, Sagarmatha national park headquarters, Namche Monastery, Tenjin Hilary Bridge.
  • Mountains viewed: Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8516m), Lhotse Shar (8393m), Nuptse (7861m), Tengi ragi tau (6983m), Ama Dablam (6814m), Thamserku (6608m), Tobuche (6501m), Kusum Kanguru (6367m), Shar (6093m), Nupla (5885m), Khumbila (5761m), Kabsila (5583m)

  • Duration5 to 6 Hours Trek
  • Highest Altitude3900m
  • AccommodationTea House

On day 4 of trek to Everest Base Camp, trekkers reach Namche Bazaar and spend the day acclimatizing to the altitude. Namche Bazaar is situated at an altitude of 3,440 meters (11,286 feet) and is the last major settlement before reaching Everest Base Camp. Acclimatization is essential to avoid altitude sickness, which can be potentially life-threatening.

The day is spent hiking around the local area, exploring the market, and getting accustomed to the altitude. The recommended activity for acclimatization is a hike to the Everest View Hotel, which is situated at an altitude of 3,880 meters (12,729 feet). The hotel has a beautiful view of Mount Everest and the peaks around it, which is a great way for trekkers to get used to the altitude while enjoying the beautiful scenery.

During the hike, trekkers can observe the Sherpa culture and lifestyle, which is prevalent in the area. They can also visit the local monasteries and museums to learn about the region's history and culture.

It is essential to take the acclimatization day seriously and not to overexert oneself. Drinking plenty of water, avoiding alcohol and smoking, and eating nutritious food are essential to stay healthy and avoid altitude sickness.

  • Main attractions of the day: Syanboche airport, Everest view hotel, View of Mount Everest, Namchebazar local market
  • Mountains viewed: Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8516m), Lhotse Shar (8393m), Nuptse (7861m), Tengi ragi tau (6983m), Ama Dablam (6814m), Thamserku (6608m), Tobuche (6501m), Kusum Kanguru (6367m), Shar (6093m), Nupla (5885m), Khumbila (5761m), Kabsila (5583m)

  • Duration5 to 6 Hours Trek
  • Highest Altitude3680m
  • AccommodationTea House

On this day, you will start early in the morning after breakfast and begin your ascent towards Tengboche.

The walk begins with a short ascent from Namche, providing breathtaking views of the Himalayas and the valley below. You will pass through small villages and hamlets on your route up, with occasional glimpses of the world-famous Mount Everest. The trail is very easy at the start, but it gradually becomes steeper and more difficult as you near Tengboche.

After a few hours of climbing, you'll arrive in Tengboche, a little community known for its historic monastery. Tengboche Monastery is one of the world's most prominent centers of Tibetan Buddhism, housing over 60 monks. It's a lovely spot with a tranquil and peaceful vibe.

If you come early enough, you can explore the monastery and attend the evening prayer ceremony. The prayer ceremony is a one-of-a-kind way to learn about the culture and traditions of the area. You may also appreciate the spectacular views of the surrounding mountains from Tengboche.

Tengboche has a number of teahouses where you can spend the night. Rest well and prepare for the next day's trek to Dingboche, which is another difficult but rewarding adventure across the Khumbu region.

  • Main attractions of the day: Settlements, Forests, Waterfalls, Forest covered with pines and Rhododendrons, brownish hills, and many more
  • Mountains viewed: Ama Dablam (6814m), Thamserku (6608m), Tobuche (6501m), Kusum Kanguru (6367m), Shar (6093m), Nupla (5885m).

  • Duration5 to 6 Hours Trek
  • Highest Altitude4410m
  • AccommodationTea House

Today the trek starts from Tengboche to Dingboche, which is both beautiful and difficult. The distance covered is around 12 kilometers, and the walk takes approximately 5 to 6 hours to accomplish, depending on your pace.

The hike begins with a steep descent to the Imja Khola River, which is crossed by a suspension bridge. The trail then ascends to Pangboche, a Sherpa settlement where you can see the Khumbu region's oldest monastery. The trail from Pangboche goes to the Imja Valley, which is surrounded by stunning mountains and glaciers.

Continue walking until you reach the little village of Shomare, where you may take a break and see the spectacular views of Ama Dablam, one of the region's most beautiful mountains. The trail continues from Shomare to Dingboche, which is at an elevation of 4,410 meters.

Dingboche is a popular trekking destination because it provides beautiful views of the Himalayan range. The town is in a valley encircled by the towering peaks of Ama Dablam, Lhotse, and Nuptse. Dingboche is also famous for its potato fields and stone barriers that protect crops from high winds.

Upon reaching Dingboche, you can rest for the day at a teahouse.

  • Main attractions of the day: Pangboche village, monastery,  settlements, forests, waterfalls, forest covered with pines and rhododendron, brownish hills, rivers, and many more
  • Mountains viewed: Ama Dablam (6814m), Thamserku (6608m), Tobuche (6501m), Kusum Kanguru (6367m), Shar (6093m), Nupla (5885m).

  • Duration5 to 6 Hours Trek
  • Highest Altitude5400m
  • AccommodationTea House

On the seventh day of Everest base camp trek, trekkers will stay at Dingboche for another day to acclimatize. The day of rest is important so that the body can adjust to the high altitude, which is necessary to keep climbing. At an altitude of 4400 meters, Dingboche has an amazing view of the snow-capped mountains, including Mount Everest, world's tallest peak.

On this day, hikers can look around the village and learn about the Sherpa way of life. They can also visit the local bakery and indulge in some fresh pastries or try out the traditional Sherpa cuisine. Trekkers can also take a short hike up to a nearby viewpoint for a stunning panoramic view of the surrounding mountains.

Acclimatization is crucial in high altitude trekking, and Dingboche offers several options for hikers to do so. One popular option is to hike up to Nangkartshang Peak, which stands at 5,100 meters. The hike is hard, but it's a great way to get used to the altitude while taking in amazing mountain views.

After enjoying your day, you will return to your teahouses and rest for the day.

  • Main attractions of the day: World’s highest Billiard parlor, Stone Walls covering Imja valley, Internet Cafe

  • Mountains viewed: Lhotse (8516), Lhotse Shar (8400), Ama Dablam (6814), Taboche (6501), Cholatse (6440), Island Peak (6189)

  • Duration5 to 6 Hours Trek
  • Highest Altitude4940m
  • AccommodationTea House

On the eighth day of the Everest Base Camp Trek, you will leave Dingboche and head towards Lobuche. The trail will take you through a beautiful landscape with amazing views of the Himalayan Mountains, including the beautiful peaks of Lhotse and Nuptse. As you get higher, you may start to feel the altitude, so it's important to move slowly and stop often.

The path will take you through a sparse landscape with rocky outcroppings and small shrubs. You'll go through the cute village of Dughla, where you can take a break and eat some local food before going on. As you get closer to Lobuche, the landscape will start to change. There will be more rocks and less trees.

As you get closer to Lobuche, you'll be able to see the Khumbu Glacier, which is an amazing sight. The village is not very big, and there are only a few teahouses and lodges where you can stay the night. Even though Lobuche isn't very big, it's a popular place for trekkers to stop on their way to Everest Base Camp, so you'll meet a lot of other adventurers along the way.

  • Main attractions of the day:  Khumbu Glacier, Memorials of lost Sherpas and climbers, The view of the Chola Lake along with Mt. Pumori
  • Mountains viewed: Lobuche Peak (6119m), Pumori (7138m), Nuptse (7861), Khumbutse (5849m), Kangtega (6782), Thamserku (6608m), Taboche (6501m)

  • Duration4 to 5 Hours Trek
  • Highest Altitude5160m
  • AccommodationTea House

On day 9 of the Everest base camp trek, you will climb from Gorakshep to the famous Everest base camp, which will be both hard and exciting. As you make your way to the base camp, the trek will take you through rough terrain, rocky trails, and steep climbs. As you hike, you will see amazing views of the majestic Himalayas, including Mt. Everest, that will leave you in awe of their beauty and grandeur.

After a few hours of hiking, you'll get to the base camp, which is 5,364 meters above sea level. Mountaineers set up their camps at the base camp before starting their climb to the top of Everest. You will get to see how busy the base camp is and how an Everest expedition is planned.

On the ninth day of the Everest base camp trek.

After you've spent some time at the base camp, you'll walk back the way you came to Gorakshep. On the way back, you will be hiking downhill on steep, rocky terrain, which can be just as hard. But it's hard to put into words how good it feels to finish this difficult trek. As you walk back to Gorakshep, you will feel proud and accomplished because you will have finished one of the most famous treks in the world.

Stay overnight at teahouses.

  • Main attractions of the day: Mount Everest, Everest Base Camp, Khumbu Glacier

  • Mountains viewed: Everest (8848m), Nuptse (7861m), Changtse (7543m), Pumori (7138), Chumbu (6859), Lingtren (6749), Khumbutse (6665)

  • Duration5 to 6 Hours Trek
  • Highest Altitude5644 Meters
  • AccommodationTea House

On the tenth day of the Everest Base Camp Trek, you will go from Gorakshep to Pheriche via the famous viewpoint of Kalapatthar. This will be a tough but unforgettable journey. People often say that this is the best day of the trek because it gives you the best views of Mount Everest and the other Himalayan Mountains.

The day will start early as you'll need  to hike up to Kalapatthar before sunrise to see the best views. The path is steep and rocky, so you'll need to go slowly to avoid getting sick from the high altitude. However the work is worth it because you'll get a beautiful view of the whole Khumbu region, including Mount Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, and many other peaks.

After taking in the amazing views for a while, you'll head back down to Gorakshep, where you'll have breakfast before going on to Pheriche. The trail to Pheriche isn't too hard. It goes through beautiful valleys and small villages as it slowly goes down. Along the way, you'll have lots of chances to meet locals and find out about how they live.

When you get to Pheriche, you can rest and relax in a warm teahouse with other trekkers.

  • Main attractions of the day: Beautiful Sunrise, The Golden Mountains including Mount Everest, Kalapatthar

  • Mountains viewed: Everest (8848m), Nuptse (7861m), Lhotse (8516m), Pumori (7138m), Ama Dablam (6814m), Taboche (6501m), Cholatse (6440m)

  • Duration7 to 8 Hours Trek
  • Highest Altitude3900m
  • AccommodationTea House

On day 11 of the Everest Base Camp Trek, you'll leave Pheriche behind and make your way back towards Namche Bazaar. This part of the trek is a downhill descent, which can be a relief after the challenging uphill sections of the trail.

The first part of the trek will take you through a beautiful forested area, with stunning views of the mountains in the distance. You'll pass through small villages and farms, where you can take a break and interact with the locals.

As you approach Namche Bazaar, you'll start to see signs of civilization once again. The village is a bustling hub of activity, with plenty of shops, restaurants, and lodges to choose from. It's a great place to rest and relax after the challenging trek, and you'll have the opportunity to stock up on any supplies you may need for the remainder of your journey.

During your stay in Namche Bazaar, you can also explore the local market, where you'll find a variety of souvenirs and handmade crafts. You can also visit the local monastery, which offers a glimpse into the spiritual side of the Sherpa culture.

  • Major attractions for the day: Local villages, Suspension bridges, Namche Bazar, Tengboche Monastery

  • Mountains viewed: Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8516m), Lhotse Shar (8393m), Nuptse (7861m), Tengi ragi tau (6983m), Ama Dablam (6814m), Kangtewa (6685), Thamserku (6608m), Tobuche (6501m), Kusum Kanguru (6367m), Shar (6093m), Nupla (5885m), Khumbila (5761m), Kabsila (5583m)

  • Duration6 to 7 hours
  • Highest Altitude3440m
  • AccommodationTea House

On the twelfth day of the Everest Base Camp Trek, you will be leaving Namche behind and making your way back to Lukla, where your journey began. The trail will take you through some of the same beautiful scenery that you encountered on your way up, but with a slightly different perspective.

As you make your way down the mountain, you'll start to notice the effects of the altitude wearing off, making the trek a bit easier. The trail will lead you through forests of rhododendron and pine trees, as well as small villages where you can stop for a rest and some local food.

One of the highlights of the trek back to Lukla is the opportunity to see the Dudh Kosi River up close. This river is the lifeline of the Khumbu region and is a stunning sight to behold. You'll also have the chance to cross some of the same suspension bridges that you crossed on your way up, which can be a bit nerve-wracking but exhilarating at the same time.

As you get closer to Lukla, you'll start to notice signs of civilization again, with more lodges and shops appearing along the trail. When you arrive in Lukla, you can celebrate the completion of your journey with a hot meal and a cold drink. You'll have the chance to rest and reflect on the incredible experience you just had before taking a flight back to Kathmandu the following day.

  • Main Attractions of the day: flat trail, open plains, Rhododendron and pine forests, Sherpa villages, Prayer wheels, and flags

  • Mountains viewed: Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8516m), Lhotse Shar (8393m), Nuptse (7861m), Tengi ragi tau (6983m), Ama Dablam (6814m), Thamserku (6608m), Lobuche (6501m), Kusum Kanguru (6367m), Shar (6093m), Nupla (5885m), Khumbila (5761m), Kabsila (5583m)

  • DurationA day
  • Highest Altitude1400m
  • AccommodationHotel

On the thirteenth day of the Everest Base Camp Trek, you will be taking a flight from Lukla back to Kathmandu. This flight is a highlight of the trek for many, as the tiny airport in Lukla is known for being one of the most dangerous in the world. However, with experienced pilots and well-maintained planes, the flight is generally considered safe and offers incredible views of the mountains and valleys below.

After an early breakfast, you'll make your way to the airport and board your flight back to Kathmandu. The flight takes around 45 minutes and offers spectacular views of the Himalayan range, including Mount Everest. As you approach Kathmandu, you'll see the sprawling city come into view, with its chaotic streets and bustling markets.

Upon arrival in Kathmandu, you'll be transferred to your hotel, where you can relax and reflect on the incredible journey you've just completed. Many trekkers like to spend a few extra days in Kathmandu, exploring the city's ancient temples and vibrant culture before returning home. 

In the evening, we will celebarete the farewell and EBC trek accomplishment dinner with all the trekkers and NTA team and rest for the day.

  • Major attraction: Wonderful aerial view of the terrain from the plane.
  • Mountains viewed: Mount Karyolung (6511m), Mount Kusum Kanguru (6367m), Mount Nupla (5885m), and Mount Gongla (5813m).

  • Highest Altitude1400 m

On the fourteenth day of the Everest Base Camp Trek, it's time to say goodbye to the beautiful country of Nepal and head back home to your own nation. After breakfast at your hotel in Kathmandu, you'll be transferred to the airport for your departure flight.

As you leave Nepal, you'll likely be reflecting on the incredible journey you've just had. The trek to Everest Base Camp is an experience that stays with you for a lifetime, and you may find yourself already planning your next adventure.

As you fly out of Kathmandu, be sure to take one last look at the majestic Himalayan Mountains, including the stunning peak of Mount Everest. The view from the air is unforgettable, and it's a great way to end your trip on a high note.

Our team guides, porters and accompanying staff are locals with a broad knowledge about each and every location that we travel through.

Trip Map

Everest Base Camp Trek - 14 Days map

What's Included

  • Airport shuttle between hotel and airport during start and end of the trip.
  • 2 Nights 3 star level Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • Sagarmatha Conservation Area Project Permits (Everest National Park Permit) and TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management Systems) Card
  • Local Government Entry Permit of Rs 2000 (started in 2018)
  • Domestic flights from Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu
  • Trekking pre-briefing
  • Full board (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trek
  • All nights in local tea houses/lodges during the trek (twin sharing)
  • Tasty and hygienic organic welfare dinner at the end of the tour in Kathmandu
  • An experienced English-speaking, license holder trekking guide (local guide) or guide cum porter
  • Trekking porter (strong local sherpa) for carrying your luggage (2 guests sharing 1 porter)
  • First-aid kit box
  • Staff costs like salary, insurance, domestic fare, food, and accommodations

What's Excluded

  • International flight tickets to Nepal and return back
  • Nepal entry visa fees
  • Food and extra nights of Hotel in Kathmandu
  • Any kinds of drinks (tea, coffee, hot water, etc) and alcoholic beverages during the Everest trek
  • Extra facilities like hot shower, electronic battery recharges, wifi, extra porters during only trekking
  • Charges of extra baggage and personal expenses like laundry, shopping, etc.
  • Tips and gratitude to the guides, drivers, porters, etc.
  • Medical and rescue expenses
  • Travel insurance: It is compulsory to take an adventure trip. Travel Insurance must be covered in both medical & emergency evacuation with a worth of USD 100,000 minimum.
  • Extra night accommodation or meals in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from trekking (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • All the other expenses not mentioned in the cost include a list
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Everest Base Camp Trek Accommodation 

Everest base camp trek is one of the most well-known treks in the world. As a result, there are many better places to stay along the trek. Even though the trek is hard, you can stay anywhere from simple teahouses to more luxurious lodges. We'll provide you best teahouse in this trekking package. 

Teahouses are the most popular and affordable places for trekkers to stay. These are small lodges with just the essentials, like a bed, a blanket, and a shared bathroom. Most of the time, they are run by local families and are a great way to experience the culture and hospitality of the area. But the quality of these teahouses varies, so it's important to make a good choice.

If you want a more comfortable place to stay, there are many lodges along the EBC trekking route that have private rooms with bathrooms, hot showers, and comfortable beds. These lodges cost more than teahouses, but they are more comfortable and have more amenities. Some of these lodges even have Wi-Fi and satellite TV, so they are great for people who want to stay in touch while on the trek.

In recent years, luxury lodges have also started to appear along the Nepal Everest Trek. These lodges have high-end features like hot tubs, spas, and gourmet food. This makes them a great choice for people who want to hike in comfort and style. These lodges cost a lot more than teahouses or regular lodges, but they offer a level of luxury and comfort that can't be found anywhere else.

No matter what kind of lodging you choose, it's important to remember that the quality and availability of lodging can change based on the time of year and how many people are looking for it. It's always a good idea to book your trip ahead of time so that we are able to make reservation, especially during the busiest trekking season, to make sure you have a nice place to stay.

Everest Base Camp Trek Food

During the trek to Mount Everest base camp, you will need to fuel your body with the right kind of food to keep up your energy levels and maintain your physical endurance.

A wide selection of healthy and delicious options will be available to you. Dal bhat, a traditional Nepalese cuisine consisting of lentil soup, rice, and other vegetables, is the most commonly eaten meal of the day. This meal's abundance of carbs, proteins, and other nutrients will keep you going strong throughout the EBC trek.

Popular Nepalese foods such as Dal bhat, momos (dumplings stuffed with veggies or meat), thukpa (noodle soup), and chow mein (stir-fried noodles with vegetables or meat) will all be available to you. All of these foods are heavy in carbohydrates and proteins, which makes them perfect for maintaining your energy during the Everest hike.

It is critical to stay hydrated during Everest trekking days, so drink plenty of water throughout the day. Along the way, there are a number of tea houses where you may stop and warm up with a cup of tea or coffee.

Your body's digestive capacity will diminish the higher in altitude you go, so eating smaller, more frequent meals will be beneficial. Nuts, chocolate, and energy bars are all great options for high-energy munchies to bring along on the Everest Trek route.

Everest Base Camp Trek Difficulty

The diffulty level of Everest base camp trek is moderate. A good level of physical fitness is required because it involves walking for several hours a day, frequently uphill, and at high altitudes. It is highly recommended that you keep up a regular exercise routine in the weeks before the hike, especially if you already have health problems, and that you see a doctor before starting the hike.

Sometimes due to high altitude, harsh terrain, and unpredictable weather conditions difficulty level of Mt. Everest Trek's becomes moderate to hard. But dont worry you are at right plase and we are always ready to help you with all kind of information related to EBC Trek or any other trip to Nepal. Use our plan a trip or email for any queries related to Nepal Travel Plan.

Also, the trek to Everest base camp includes a number of steep ascents and descents, as well as the crossing of suspension bridges over swift-moving rivers, which can be difficult for anyone who suffers from vertigo or a fear of heights. It's important to consult the doctor and get a checkup before starting the trek.

Everest Base Camp Trek Travel Insurance 

Getting the right travel insurance is important to make sure that trekking is safe and fun.

There are a few things you should think about when looking for travel insurance for the Everest base camp trek. Make sure that the insurance policy covers high-altitude trekking first because not all travel insurance policies do.

You should also check to see if the policy covers medical costs, medical evacuation in case of an emergency, and trip cancellation or interruption. These are some of the most important places where you might need help when hiking in high-altitude areas.

Coverage for adventure activities is another important thing to think about. Since the Everest trek is hard on your body, some insurance companies may not cover it under a standard policy because they see it as an adventure activity. So, it's important to check the wording of the policy and make sure that trekking at high altitude is specifically covered.

When choosing travel insurance, it's also important to think about how long the trek will be. The trek to Everest base camp usually takes between 12 and 14 days, but some people choose longer treks that include climbing Island Peak or Lobuche East. In these situations, you may need to buy a policy that covers the whole length of your trip.

When buying travel insurance for the Everest base camp trek, it is best to buy it well in advance, as some insurance companies may require you to buy the policy a certain number of days before the trip.

Also, make sure you have all the documents you need, like your travel itinerary, medical reports, and anything else that may be needed for your insurance company to process your claim.

Everest Base Camp Trek Permits

In order for the Nepalese government to preserve the natural splendor that surrounds Mount Everest and the other mountains in the Himalayan range, it is only natural for the government of Nepal to charge an entrance fee and require permits.

Any Nepalese national park, including Sagarmatha National Park, requires a permit to enter. Permits are not expensive compared to the total cost of your trip to Nepal and the Everest Area, and they are an investment in the future of this beautiful area with its snow, forests, glaciers, and cultural landscapes.

Everest treks require entrance permits, which are listed below.

  • Entrance Permit for Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality (NPR 2000 Per Person)
  • Sagarmatha National Park entry permit (NPR 3000 Per Person)

Everest Base Camp Trek Packing Lists

Regardless of where in Nepal you are hiking, the packing list for trekking in Nepal is strikingly similar. The suggested gear and equipment list for Nepal Everest trekking is similar to that of any other trek.

We do not want you to be burdened with unneeded items during the Everest hike. Check out our suggested Everest base camp trekking packing list for a more comprehensive list of items.

  • Duffle Bag (approx 80 liters)
  • Rucksack with Rain Cover 
  • Day backpack (approx 30 liters)
  • Waterproof Hiking Pants and shorts 
  • Waterproof Down Jackets
  • Long-sleeved shirt
  • LightWeight and quick drying Thermal Tops and t-shirt
  • Fleece Pullover or Jacket
  • Thermal Baselayer
  • Inner wears
  • Gloves
  • Hiking boots
  • Camp shoes or sandals
  • Wool or hiking socks ( a few pairs)
  • Sunglasses 
  • Sun Hat
  • Woolen caps (if in winter)
  • Microfleece buff
  • Toothbrush/Toothpaste/Floss
  • Deodorant
  • Toilet Paper
  • Biodegradable bar soap
  • Face/body wipes
  • Biodegradable washing liquid
  • Sunscreen
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Throat lozenges, lip balm
  • Water Bottles
  • Sleeping Bags (–15° bag will suffice on most treks)*
  • Trekking pole(s)
  • Quick-dry towel
  • Flashlight / Headlight (with extra batteries)
  • Camera (with extra batteries)
  • Chocolate, Candies, Mints and dry fruits
  • Passport Photos and photocopies of your passport
  • Plastic bags, Several Ziplock Bags
  • Reading materials 
  • Some Cash Money

Everest Base Camp Trek Important Notes

  • A good level of fitness is needed for the trek, so it's important to start training early.
  • Focus on building your stamina by doing cardio and strength exercises.
  • Altitude sickness is a real risk on the trek, so it's important to acclimate properly.
  • Take your time to adjust to the altitude, and don't rush to higher elevations.
  • The weather in the Himalayas can be unpredictable, so it's important to bring clothes that are warm and waterproof, as well as a good sleeping bag and a down jacket.
  • Make sure you have all the right equipment and gear.
  • Make sure to drink a lot of water and eat foods that are full of nutrients.
  • If you want to do solo Everest base camp trek, you should hire a guide or can join a trekking group.
  • Everest guides have the knowledge and experience to make sure the trek is safe and fun.
  • Getting travel and medical insurance is a must for any trek in the Himalayas.
  • Make sure that your policy covers medical care and evacuation in case of an emergency.
  • Respect the local environment and culture.
  • Carry Trekking permits and necessary documentation
  • Follow the Leave No Trace principles and don't litter or leave trash behind.
  • Be ready for delays and problems that come up out of the blue.
  • Be ready to adapt to changing situations and have a positive mentality.

Trekking Distance From Kathmandu to Everest Base Camp

The Kathmandu to Everest base camp distance is around 130 Km (80 Miles) round trip—if you take into consideration that, on a typically guided EBC trek, you will only be hiking for 11 days out of 14 days, you'll realize that you are actually walking around 12 km per day.

The number doesn't seem all that high when you consider that the typical Hiking length is between 2 to 3 km per hour. However, the daily distance of 12 kilometers won't be on a level, paved path.

Instead, you will be walking over quite rocky and maybe icy terrain (depending on the time of year and altitude), which is likely to slow you down. It's easy to realize that the walk gets more difficult when you examine the landscape and the fact that you're usually heading upward and gaining elevation.

Sunset of Mount Everest During Everest Base Camp Trek

How Many Days Require for Trek to Everest Base Camp?

NTA presents an Everest base camp trek itinerary which is the best choice for hiking seekers in Nepal. It is the most commonly sold trekking package for hike enjoyers.

One’s trekking experience without EBC in Nepal will not be complete although you hike the world. 

We offers several trekking packages in Kumbu regions like either way trek or 1 way ascends trek and followed by a flight in return.

Nepal Trek Adventure offers different varieties of EBC trek itineraries starting from a day EBC tour up to 3 weeks regarding desired options.

2 days hike to Everest means a flight to Lukla and a city excursion for the whole day. The next day, you will be picked up by our fleet, and fly to Everest base camp with land at Kalapatthar. So a trek of 3 days gives you an opportunity to trek till Namche Bazar. Namche Bazaar is the district headquarter of Solukhumbu district and also a gateway to Mount Everest.

4 days of trekking on Everest means you have a chance to experience the local Sherpa culture. On your acclimation day, you will get a chance to explore Namche valley and also a side trip to Thame. A base camp trek itinerary of 5 days offers almost the same as above. But in addition, you will get a chance a visit Khumjung village which is an hour far away from Syangboche by hiking.

6 days Everest base camp trek takes you up to Tengboche Monastery. From there you will be picked up by our team for you to Everest base camp directly. Likewise, 7 days trek and 8 days would take you furthermore camps higher accordingly.

Those who are fit and capable and have previous trekking experiences in higher altitudes can complete the trek in 9 to 10 days without rest. For this, clients take a risk on their own. However, we are flexible with the trekking itinerary.

If you are already in Katmandu and have your Hotel booked, the standard trekking duration to Everest base camp will count as 12 days. Then we don’t provide Hotels in Kathmandu. The trek of 12 days starts from the capital of the nation, Kathmandu, followed by a very short (45-minute) flight to Lukla.

Lukla is the initial point from where our march starts. Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla itself is a spellbinding experience packed with a lip-locking view of the deep valley, green hills, and smiling mountains. Finally, from Lukla, your official trek begins. The environment that starts from there shows the real beauty of Nepal, which is not possible in hustle and bustle of Kathmandu.

During the trek, you will have an amazing experience in the lap of Mother Nature experiencing the vista of high mountain ranges, forests, along with human settlements. It is the best route that matches your requirements and your expectations about trekking and experience in the Himalayas.

Everest Base Camp Group Trek 14 Days - Group Joining

14 days Everest base camp trek for group joining operates whether you are a single, double, trio, or are in any number. We provide a group joining facility with another group of strangers to complete the Everest base camp trip. The 14 days EBC trek includes 2 nights Hotel in Kathmandu, round-trip flight tickets, a guide, and a sharing 1 porter by every 2 guests.

This type of trek is referred to as a budget trek since it is less expensive than a private trek Everest luxury trek. Get in touch with us for more information as the cost of climbing Everest might slightly change. 

Private Everest Base Camp Trek 14 Days

The private trekking to Everest base camp means you will book the trip for your private team or family members. We provide everyday departure for those who book a private trip to Everest throughout the year. Traveling in a private group will provide an opportunity to make the journey as lavish as possible, with luxurious lodging, lavish meals, and other amenities at an additional cost.

Comparing the cost of the group joining the trek to the base camp of Everest, the private trek will ultimately be more expensive. Contact us with your requirements and for a detailed quotation.

Everest Base Camp Trek Weather (January to December) 


Temperature/ climatic condition of Everest Base Camp


  • Maximum of 4°C in the day time and -17°C at night time.
  • Cold weather with a chilly wind.


  • 4.3°C in the day time and -15°C at night time
  • cold and windy


  • 25°C in the day time and -15°C at night time.
  • Clear sky, green environment, and clear route


  • 10°C during the day time and -5°C during night time
  • Warm and favorable environment


  • 10°C in the daytime and -5°C at night time 
  • Clear atmosphere with a slight chance of snowfall in the early month.


  • Around 16°C at day time and around -1°C at nighttime
  • Less chance of rainfall in the first fifteen days and the remaining days will be covered with heavy rainfall.


  • Around 15°C in the day time and drop down to around 2°C at night time.
  • Hot and humid weather and rainfalls are generally high.


  • Around 16°C in the day time and around 2°C at night time.
  • Weather remains warm and clear with the expectation of light rainfall.


  • Around 15°C in the day time and  2°C in the night time.
  • The clear environment and clear mountain views


  • Daytime remains 25°C and falls to -25°C during night time.
  • Chances of light rainfall yet, the environment is warm and sunny


  • 12°C to 16°C during the day time and -7°C to 2°C during night time.
  • Skies are clear with moderate temperature and light snowfall.


  • Around 10°C in the daytime and -17 °C at night
  • Extreme cold with strong cold winds.

Everest Base Camp Trek Booking Procedure

To book an Everest base camp trek, you have to visit the listed fixed departure, select a preferred trip type and proceed with the necessary steps. Once you complete the booking you will get a confirmation email.

Incase of any issues you can reach out to us on Whatsapp (Binod), send a prompt inquiry regarding your desired trekking experience. We can also personalize the trek package to align with your specifications.

For a confirmed departure on your chosen trip date, 100% payment of the cost is required. However, if you wish to secure your trek without full booking, a minimum of 50% of the total trek package cost should be paid, depending on the nature of your fixed departure tour or customised itinerary.

Also, a minimum of 50% of the booking amount is needed for treks that involve multiple domestic flights, a Special Permit (Restricted Area Permit), or 4-star hotels in mountain areas or cities. The remaining 50% payment can be settled at our head office in Kathmandu or upon arrival in Nepal before your scheduled trek departure.

Everest Base Camp Trek Cancellation Policy

Nepal Trek Adventures strives to provide the best and most reliable services to our customers. We do not typically cancel treks, but we must inform you that there is a minimum chance (1%) that we may need to cancel group joining treks, even at the last minute. However, we have not had to cancel any treks from our side thus far.

We understand the value of our customers' time and effort in planning for their trips, and as such, we offer flexible options for postponing trips without any extra fees applied to the full cost of the tour.

We may have to cancel the trip, though, if something happens that is out of our control, like a natural disaster, bad weather, an outbreak of a virus, a political crisis, or anything else.

Our Cancellation and Refund Policy applies in such cases. 

  • We offer free cancellation up to 90 days before the tour departure. 
  • For cancellations made 89 days or more before departure, we will charge 30 percent of the total tour cost. 
  • For cancellations made 50 days before departure, we will charge 40 percent of the total tour cost. 
  • For cancellations made 20 days before departure, we will charge 50 percent of the total tour cost. 
  • For cancellations made less than 20 days before departure, we will take 75 percent of the total tour cost as a cancellation charge. 
  • Once the trip departure date has arrived, no refunds will be made.
Frequently Asked Questions
  • Q1. What are the safety risks associated with trekking to Everest Base Camp?

    The main safety risks associated with trekking to Everest Base Camp are avalanches, landslides, and falling rocks. It is important to be aware of these risks and to take precautions to stay safe.

  • Mount Everest is the worlds highest mountain on earth at an altitude of 8848.86m/29032ft.

  • The Mt. Everest base camp trek is a challenging but rewarding experience. It is important to be in good physical condition before attempting the trek, and to be aware of the health risks involved.

  • The Everest Base Camp trek typically takes 10-14 days to complete. The first few days of the trek are spent acclimatizing to the high altitude, and the final days are spent hiking up to Everest Base Camp. We have several package in which you can do Everest Base Camp trek in 5 to 7 Days. 

  • Firstly, it's best to book a longer itinerary trek so that you can finish it at your own pace. It is best to engage in some physical activity before starting on a lengthy trek, such as swimming, cycling, and so forth. Always pack lightweight, comfortable hiking gear. Since the EBC trek is a moderate trek, you don't need to worry too much about preparing.

  • Yes, it is possible, and sometimes, people use helicopters to return to Kathmandu. It is better to take a scenic flight if you have to return via the same traditional trek route. If you want to trek to Everest Base Camp and take a helicopter ride back, you can also book an Everest base camp luxury trek.

  • During the Everest base camp trek, Nepalese currency is used, which is easily exchangeable at the airport, Thamel, or any other money exchange. Always bring cash with you on the hike. Since cards are rarely accepted, it is best to have cash with you.

  • There are numerous types of amazing, lightweight, waterproof boots that are perfect for the walk. Compared to regular shoes or running shoes, hiking boots are more comfortable. For the trek to Everest base camp, shoes that support the ankle are recommended.

  • First, there is no technical equipment required for the hike to Everest Base Camp. There are several trekking needs that are listed on our website and vary depending on the season. Click here for the proper trekking checklist.

  • Everest base camp is more crowded during the trekking seasons. Due to peak times at the Base Camp, it can be difficult to get lodgings sometimes.

  • The traditional Everest Base Camp trek, starting in Lukla, is 130 kilometers long and 65 miles each way. The trek lasts 14 days and involves an average daily walking distance of 10 km.

  • The total Everest Base Camp Trek Package is 14 days long from Kathmandu. Of those 14 days, it takes 11 days to get to Everest Base Camp and back to Kathmandu including 2 days of acclimatization.

  • The 14 days Everest base camp trek cost $1450 per person for the years 2023, 2024, and 2025 from Kathmandu. It may vary sometimes depending on the route, the outfitter, and their services. The cost of the luxurious trekking package and the helicopter return will be slightly more than the cost of the normal packages. 

    All inclusive Everest base camp trek cost ranges start from $1450 up to $8500 with Nepal Trek Adventure. Everest base camp trek cost includes permits, TIMS card, guide, and porter cost, round-trip flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, accommodation, meals, and drinks. The cost generally excludes travel insurance, visa fees, trekking equipment, other personal expenses, and required kinds of stuff.

  • The Everest Base Camp trek is considered to be a moderate trek. It is physically demanding, but it does not require any technical climbing skills. However, it is important to be in good physical condition before attempting the trek.

    • The main health risk associated with trekking to Everest Base Camp is altitude sickness. Altitude sickness is a condition that can affect anyone who travels to high altitudes. Symptoms of altitude sickness include headache, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, and shortness of breath. If you experience any of these symptoms, it is important to descend to a lower altitude immediately.

      • There are many reasons to hike to Everest Base Camp, but if you enjoy hiking and adventure, you must do it once in a lifetime.

      • Everest Base Camp is a popular hiking destination in Nepal and worldwide. It leads to Mount Everest's basic campground. EBC trekking in Nepal allows you to experience the unique culture and traditions of the Buddhist and Tibetan people as you pass through ethnic villages and towns like Lukla, Phakding, Namche Bazaar, Pheriche, Tengboche, Dingboche, and Gorakshep. Due to the Himalayan services and local warmth, travelers return to Nepal for EBC trekking.

      • The cost of trekking to Everest Base Camp varies depending on the length of the trek, the type of accommodations, and the services that are included. However, it is generally a 1400$ to 4000$, depending on type of trek.

        • The best time to trek to Everest Base Camp is during the spring (March-May) or autumn (September-November) seasons. The weather is mild during these seasons, and the views of the Himalayas are stunning.

          • Yes, the Everest base camp walk is worthwhile since it will provide you with lifelong memories of the most breathtaking Himalayan scenery and many more. It is an incredible accomplishment and well worth the effort to hike to the foot of the tallest mountain in the world.

          • Although climbing Everest is dangerous, the trek to Everest Base Camp is typically relatively safe, you go with a skilled team. Tragedies that are reported on Everest typically occur significantly higher on the peak. However, every mountain carries a certain amount of risk.

          • Two permits are required for the Everest Base Camp Trek. They are the Sagarmatha National Conservation Permit and Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) Permit,  which cost around $25.

          • The trek to Everest Base Camp is moderately challenging. Two weeks are usually required for the trek. Although no prior trekking experience is necessary for the EBC Trek, it is advised that the trekker be determined and in good physical health.

          • Yes, anyone can do this Everest base camp trekking but you must be physically and mentally fit. Many inspirational people from all across the world have hiked to Everest Base Camp despite having physical limitations. Dare to do t and make your dream come true.

          • The Everest base camp trek mostly starts from Lukla airport after flying from Kathmandu airport. Another popular starting point of the trek is from Jiri where Edmund Hilary had started. Nowadays, almost all companies and trekkers start from Lukla

          • Everest base camp trek is considered a moderately difficult trek. Although the trek to Everest Base Camp won't be easy, it isn't a difficult ascent as well , and if you're in good physical and mental shape, you should be able to handle the task. This journey takes place at a high altitude and lasts for at least 10 to 12 days.

          • The two most popular ways to reach Everest Base Camp are via Jiri and Lukla. Trekkers must fly into Nepal's capital city of Kathmandu, drive all the way to Jiri, and then walk a steep ascent to the Everest Base Camp. The expedition's time to reach Everest will be extended by a few weeks as a result.

            Lukla will be another quick and well-liked route to Everest Base Camp. Trekkers can take a quick flight to Lukla, walk all the way uphill to Everest base camp, then return to Kathmandu through Lukla. From Kathmandu to Kathmandu, it will be a 14-day hike that is easy-going.

          • Taking a guide is compulsory for the Everest Base camp trek but it's highly recommended. As you climb higher into the Himalayas, there is a chance of avalanches and heavy snowfall, making the Everest journey a difficult task.

          • Winter temperatures on Mount Everest range from -37°F to -34°F. At night, Everest Base Camp averages -5 to -12 degrees Celsius. Days are warmer at 4°C.

          • You can order meals from the menu while on the hike. The trek's meals are delicious, fresh, and healthy. Both national and international cuisines offer a wide range of choices. 

            Drinking water is typically not included in trek costs, so purchase some water filtration tablets or water purifiers to cleanse the water. You may simply fill up on running water and tap water at tea shops or buy mineral water.

          • Yes, the trek to Everest base camp is safe. There are many lodges and tea houses along the route where you can stay the night. In addition, hotels are tidy and offer hygienic meals. If you are physically capable of hiking for about 6-7 hours per day at a high altitude, EBC is at your feet. You can find trekking maps and directions indicating the whereabouts of several Everest regions all along the way. Because of this, Everest is a safe place to visit, and the native Sherpas are helpful and kind. They always open their arms wide to welcome guests

          • It's not possible to drive by road directly to Mount Everest base camp. You can travel from Kathmandu to Jiri and then continue your 19-day hike to the Everest base camp and back. Similarly, you can fly to Mount Everest base camp by helicopter route after finishing the hiking part or can also return back to Kathmandu by helicopter. Alternatively, you can take a direct helicopter flight from Kathmandu to the Everest base camp and finish the trip in 4 to 5 hour

          • For this Everest base camp trek, the 12-person group is considered to be the best. However, NTA can also make arrangements if your group is larger than 12.

          • A trek to Everest Base Camp is a common desire for hikers, and the Everest region is a stunning location to visit. A tremendous accomplishment, reaching the foot of the highest mountain in the world is definitely worth the effort. Most people believe that the benefits of walking on more crowded pathways outweigh the disadvantages.

          • The best time to trek to Everest base camp is Autumn and Sring as these seasonal have favorable weather and offer a beautiful view of mountains and natural topography.

          • The short answer is yes, you can take a hot shower during your Everest Base Camp Trek. However, there are a few things you need to know:

            • Hot showers are not available in all of the teahouses (lodges) along the EBC trail.
            • Hot showers are typically more expensive than cold showers.
            • Hot water is often heated by solar power, so it may not be available if it's been a cloudy day.
            • Hot showers can be a luxury on a long and challenging trek, so it's up to you to decide if they're worth the extra cost.
          • The short answer is yes, it can be difficult to breathe when trekking to EBC. The air is thinner at high altitudes, which means that there is less oxygen available to breathe. This can cause shortness of breath, fatigue, and headaches.

            The best way to deal with the altitude is to ascend slowly and give your body time to adjust. It is also important to drink plenty of fluids and eat a healthy diet. If you experience any of the symptoms of altitude sickness, such as headache, nausea, or vomiting, it is important to descend to a lower altitude immediately.

            Here are some tips for breathing easier when trekking to EBC:

            • Take your time and don't rush.
            • Breathe deeply and slowly.
            • Drink plenty of fluids.
            • Eat a healthy diet.
            • Get plenty of rest.
            • Be aware of the symptoms of altitude sickness and descend to a lower altitude if you experience any of them.

            With proper planning and preparation, you can enjoy your Everest Base Camp Trek without any breathing problems.

          • Altitude sickness may occur on high-altitude treks like Everest base camp, which also depends on the health of hikers and trekkers.

            Due to altitude sickness during the Everest Base Camp Trek, the health risks of decreasing oxygen levels start to show in hikers at high elevations (1,500–3,500 meters). High altitude has a negative impact on performance and makes breathing harder.

          • The Everest Base Camp trek route can get fairly crowded during peak seasons due to its growing popularity in recent years. Every year, up to 30,000–40,000 individuals travel to Everest Base Camp! Up to 500 people can set out on the trek route each day at the busiest times of the year.

          • Everest Link offers your WiFi service in the Everest region. You must pay, though, to use WiFi. The price could change. Depending on where you are, they may charge $5 or more.

          • Yes, you will need travel insurance for the Everest Base Camp Trek. Purchase travel insurance, and make sure it covers you at altitudes more than 5000m.

          • Normally, once you've made a booking with the company, the cost of your meals and lodging will be covered. It's better to carry approximately $200 USD for your shower, beers, refreshments, and other personal expenses during the journey.

          • In all honesty, a 12-day walk along the Everest Base Camp Trails that involves climbing and descending at a high altitude for 8 to 9 hours each day will inevitably result in a weight loss of 5 to 6 kg. However, how much weight you lose on the walk will depend on how much food, water, and rest you consume.

          • The accommodation is the same along the Everest Base Camp Trek route. You will be staying in lodges or teahouses with minimal amenities.

          • The Everest packing list for the female traveler is listed on our website. click the link, Everest base camp trek packing list. 

          • On the Mount Everest trek, one guide and one porter will be accompanying 2 guests. The purpose of this setup is to make sure that the Everest base camp package functions properly. It ensures that the trip will still go as planned even if one travel companion gets sick.

          • The majority of visitors look at the bathrooms or showers first when choosing a location to stay on their trip to Everest Base Camp. It's because a nice stay depends on a good, clean bathroom. Bathrooms and toilets are essential for both human and environmental health. Most lodges have restrooms and showers, but if you want a hot shower, you have to pay a charge and then you'll get a bucket of hot water.

          • Apart from the hotel in Kathmandu all of the accommodations on the Everest Base Camp Trek route are likely to be teahouses. The EBC teahouses in Nepal offer simple, clean, and comfortable lodging.

          • March, April, May, October, and November are the most popular months for trekking in the Everest region because they are the months with the best weather.

          • Walking shoes/trekking boots, socks, pants, shirts, T-shirts, skirts, warm sleeping bag and jacket, water bottle and Trekker's bag, flashlight, toiletries, lighter, sunglasses, handbag/day bag, shaving paraphernalia, woolen hat, long underwear, trekking boots, sun cream and sandals, umbrella, raincoat, waterproof jacket, walking shoes with new waffle soles, and plastic sheeting for covering the bag.

          • Yes, you can take helicopter to Everest base camp with additional cost. It takes only maximum 2 to 3 people in one shuttle. It is because you will find less air in base camp and helicopter cannot takeoff with heavy load. Everest base camp helicopter landing cost would be $ 500 extra per person.

          • Yes. You can trek to Everest Base Camp without a guide. Although you can climb this trail on your own, we advise using the local Sherpas. This not only helps a vital industry but also provides you with insider knowledge that will improve your trip significantly

          • Yes, the Everest base camp trek is open and everyone is welcome to participate in the trek. Nepal has officially reopened to tourism in 2021 after the covid outbreak, but all visitors must be vaccinated and must have a negative covid test within 72 hours of their first flight departure.

          What Our Clients Say
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            Daniel MartinezUnited States,August 15, 2023

            trek to EBC

            The trek to EBC was a breathtaking adventure through some of the most majestic landscapes on Earth. From the lush forests of the lower elevations to the barren, icy terrain at higher altitudes, every day brought a new and awe-inspiring view. The towering peaks of the Himalayas, including Everest itself, were a constant reminder of the raw power and beauty of nature. The sense of accomplishment upon reaching the base camp was overwhelming, and the clear, starry nights at high altitudes were a celestial spectacle. This trek was a humbling reminder of our place in the natural world.

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            Mia WilsonUnited Kingdom,August 01, 2023

            Everest Base Camp trekking

            Everest Base Camp trekking was not only an epic adventure but also an unforgettable cultural journey. The opportunity to interact with the Sherpa people and experience their way of life added a unique dimension to the trek. The monasteries, prayer flags, and Buddhist stupas along the route added a sense of spirituality and tranquility to the journey. The teahouses served delicious local cuisine, and the warmth of the Sherpa hospitality made me feel at home in a foreign land. The trek itself was challenging, but the cultural immersion and the stunning mountain vistas made it an experience I will cherish forever.


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