Everest Base Camp Trek 11 Days

Trip Fact

Trip Duration 11 Days
Destination Nepal
Trip Grade Moderate
Transportation By Private Vehicle / Helicopter
Accomodation Hotel + Lodges
Price US $ 2950
Trip Style Tea house trek
Meals Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
Max. Altitude 5644m
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Trip Highlights

  • Safe and secure online booking system
  • Trip rescheduling services according to the client's availability
  • Trip cancellation facilities as per the company’s policy
  • Complete trekking packages at a reasonable price
  • Three times throughout the whole trek
  • Accommodations throughout the trek
  • Skilled and professional NTA guide with fluent English speaking
  • Scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu
  • Explore some of the famous places like Lukla, Phakding, Tengboche, Lobuche, Kala Pather, and many more
  • Amazing view of Mount Everest and other mountains like Nuptse, Lhotse, Cholatse, Ama Dablam, and so on
  • Khumbu glacier and icefall
  • Explore monasteries, museums, head offices, hospitals, and more
  • Interaction with the locals and knowledge about their traditions, cultural norms, values, and lifestyle.

Everest base camp trek of 11 days is a great adventure towards the natural beauty on the foot of the world's highest peak, Mount Everest (8848.86 m). It is one of the most famous treks in Nepal because of its deal to make your trip to Nepal more adventurous. Our Everest base camp trek is a finest 11-day trek for those who have a busy schedule and are still willing to set foot on the base camp of Mount Everest.

The 11 days EBC trek takes you to the height of 5644 meters, Kala Patthar which is very challenging but also audacious. You can see the magnificent views of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, and many more and takes you through the lush forest of rhododendron and pine, between the remote Sherpa villages, and the trail between the snow-capped peaks which will make you completely mesmerized.

Everest Base Camp Trek 11 Days - Nepal Trek Adventure

However, this brief trek to EBC covers all the fabled trails of Everest and you will have the opportunity to enjoy all the natural beauty like on the classic Everest base camp trek. To complete this Everest hiking journey, you should be physically and mentally fit as it requires good endurance and determination. This Everest base camp 11 days trek is the ideal alternative for those who want to explore the Nepalese Himalayas in a brief time frame.

11 Days Everest base camp trek facts

  • Destination of this trek: Everest base camp / Kala Patthar
  • Total trip days: 11 days
  • Trek days: 9 days
  • Walking hours per day: Around 3 to 6 hours 
  • Helicopter flight time: around 50 minutes
  • Total group for Heli ride: 1 to 5 persons in one helicopter
  • Weight limits for Heli ride: 400 kg (including luggage)
  • Minimum altitude: 1400 meters (Kathmandu)
  • Maximum altitude: 5644 meters (Kala Patthar) and 5364 meters (Everest base camp)
  • Accommodation: Hotels / Tea  houses / Lodges
  • Best months: March, April, May, September, October, and November

Major attractions for 11 days Everest base camp trek

  • Scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu
  • Stopover at popular places like Phakding, Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, and more
  • Visit Sagarmatha National Park- the world heritage site of Nepal
  • Visit old and famous monasteries like Tengboche, Pangboche, Khumjung, and so on
  • Museums, internet Cafe, schools, hospitals, and so on
  • lush forest of rhododendron and pine, rivers, streams, waterfall, cascades, prayer wheels, Chortens, suspension bridges, and more
  • Interaction with the local people and knowledge about their daily lifestyle, culture, traditions, norms, and values
  • Khumbu glacier, icefall, and snow masses
  • A mesmerizing view of sunrise over the mountains
  • Amazing mountain views of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and so on
  • Memorable view from EBC and Kala Patthar

This Everest base camp 11 days trek with Nepal Trek Adventure can be the most beautiful experience of your life. Our company provides this 11-day EBC trek at the most reasonable price alongside a customizable itinerary. It means you can modify the itinerary as per your wish and availability and go for this Everest venture. Feel free to contact us as we are available 24*7 for your services.

Outline Day to Day Itinerary:

  • Day 01:Kathmandu to Lukla flight and trek to Phakding
  • Day 02:Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar
  • Day 03:Acclimatization at Namche Bazaar
  • Day 04:Trek from Namche Bazaar to Khumjung
  • Day 05:Trek from Khumjung to Tengboche
  • Day 06:Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche
  • Day 07:Acclimatization at Dingboche / Village exploration day
  • Day 08:Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche
  • Day 09:Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep to Everest base camp and back to Gorakshep
  • Day 10:Hike to Kala Patthar / Heli flight from Gorakshep to Lukla / Lukla village exploration
  • Day 11:Fly back to Kathmandu with a regular aircraft flight

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01:Kathmandu to Lukla flight and trek to Phakding Today is the first day of our Everest base camp trek. Our company representative will pick you up from the hotel and will drop you off at the domestic airport from where you will board a flight to Lukla. during the flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, you will witness mountains, forests, settlements, temples, and many more.

    Upon reaching Lukla, you will have lunch and start your trek to Phakding. the trek to Phakding from Lukla takes around 3 to 4 hours to reach. during the trek, you will be walking through many up and down hills relishing the beautiful view of mountains lush-green forests, suspension bridges, local settlements, and many more. you will also get a chance to appreciate the beautiful view of mountains like Karyolung, Kusum Kanguru, Nupla, and Gongla. After reaching Phakding you will be exploring the village in your spare time. In the evening. you will rest for the day in tea houses.

    Kathmandu to Lukla flight duration: 40 minutes
    Walking time: 3 to 4 hours
    Maximum altitude: 2610 meters
    Accommodation: Hotel or tea houses
    Mountains viewed: Karyolung, Kusum Kanguru, Nupla, and Gongla
    Attractions of the day: Lukla airport, prayer wheels, suspension bridges, stupas, beautiful Phakding village, etc.
  • Day 02:Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar After completing all the morning routines and breakfast, the trek to Namche Bazaar starts. During your trek to Namche Bazaar, you will walk through the beautiful forest of rhododendrons and pines, and also uphill through the settlements, etc. After a few hours of walking, you will reach a village called Monjo (which is also the entrance to Mount Everest National Park). Here, you can explore the Sherpa Museum and the Everest National Park Museum. From there you will walk for a few hours along with the magnificent views of the mountains like Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, and more. It takes around 5 to 6 hours to complete today's destination during which you will relish mountain views, green forests, settlements, museums, monasteries, and more. After reaching Namche, you will stay in hotels and lodges all day.

    Walking time: 5 to 6 hours
    Maximum altitude: 3450 meters
    Accommodation: Hotel or lodges
    Mountains viewed: Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, and more
    Attractions of the day: Monjo village (entrance gate of Sagarmatha National park), Sagarmatha National Park and Sherpa Culture Museum, settlements, lush green forest of rhododendron and pine, monasteries, and more
  • Day 03:Acclimatization at Namche Bazaar Today is the acclimatization day to allow our bodies to adjust to higher altitudes. Today you will explore the village and surrounding places and the best way to adapt is to be proactive. you can visit schools and hospitals built by Sir Edmund Hillary as a thank you gift for all the Sherpa people who helped him in his success of climbing Mount Everest. You can roam around the morning market in Namche and visit other places like Nauche Gonda Visitor Center and Sherpa Culture Museum to know about the Sherpa culture and tradition, the oldest house in the town, Khangba Ngingba, museums, healing center, and many more. you can also do a short hike to Thame and explore the village. While exploring Namche you will see some of the mountains like Kwangde, Thamserku, Kangtega, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and Mount Everest. In the evening you will return to your hotel or lodge and rest for the day.

    Walking time: 4 to 5 hours
    Accommodation: Lodges or tea houses
    Mountains viewed: Kwangde, Thamserku, Kangtega, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and Mount Everest
    Attractions of the day: Sir Edmund Hillary school and hospital, healing center, museum, Khangba Ngingba (the oldest two-story house in the town), Nauche Gonda Visitor Center and Sherpa Culture Museum, and many more
  • Day 04:Trek from Namche Bazaar to Khumjung After breakfast, you will start your trek to Khumjung. You are walking uphill through the green forest of rhododendrons with amazing views of the mountains. This is a short walk of 1 to 2 hours where you will walk through lush green forests, mountains, and settlements as well as mountain views like Lhotse, Nuptse, Mount Everest, Ama Dablam, etc. After reaching Khumjung, have lunch and walk around the village. If you want to visit Sangboche, you can take an hour's walk and enjoy delicious food at Hotel Everest View with a beautiful view of the mountain in front. You can visit some fascinating places like hospitals, schools, monasteries, and many more. After exploring the village you will spend the night in tea houses or lodges.

    Walking time: 1 to 2 hours
    Maximum altitude: 3790 meters
    Accommodation: Teahouses
    Mountains viewed: Lhotse, Nuptse, Everest, Ama Dablam, and so on
    Attractions of the day: Hotel Everest View, Sir Edmund Hillary hospital and school, Kunde monastery, settlements, farmlands, and more
  • Day 05:Trek from Khumjung to Tengboche Today, you will complete all the morning routines and hike towards Tengboche. The trek to Tengboche takes about 5 to 6 hours. The road to Tengboche is on the riverbank of Phungi Thanga town from where you go up to Tengboche village. During your trek to Tangboche, you will walk through the rhododendron forest and the uphills with a spectacular view of Ama Dablam. This trek also offers the opportunity to see other mountains like Mount Everest, Lhotse, Lhotse Shar, Nuptse, etc.

    Upon arrival at Tengboche, you will explore the village, the famous Tengboche monastery, Mount Everest National Park and its headquarters, and much more. You will also see mani stone, prayer flags, prayer wheels, gompas, etc. You can enjoy evenings at hotels and eat some delicious food and interact with the locals, know about their daily lifestyle, culture, traditions, and much more. Stay overnight at a hotel or lodge

    Walking time: 5 to 6 hours
    Maximum altitude: 3860 meters
    Accommodation: Hotel or lodges
    Mountains viewed: Everest, Lhotse, Lhotse Shar, Ama Dablam, Nuptse, and more
    Attractions of the day: Tengboche Monastery, Sagarmatha National Park and head office, lush green forest, rivers, settlements, and so on
  • Day 06:Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche Today you will walk from Tengboche to Dingboche after your morning routine and breakfast. On the way to Dingboche, you will walk 30 minutes down rivers through green forests and along the waterways. Afterward, you ascend continuously towards Pangboche village (3860 m), the highest settlement area of ​​the valley. During your trek, you will see lots of Chortens and mani walls with amazing views of Ama Dablam. In the evening, you will continue your trek towards Pheriche from where you will walk in Imja valley, and on the last and vertical route of the day, you will reach Dingboche. It takes about 5 to 6 hours to reach Dingboche. In the evening you will stay at the hotel for the day.

    Walking time: 5 to 6 hours
    Maximum altitude: 4410 meters
    Accommodation: Hotels
    Mountain viewed: Taboche, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Lhotse Shar, Island peak, etc.
    Attractions of the day: Chortens and mani walls, Stone walls covering Imja valley, lush green forest, rivers, and more
  • Day 07:Acclimatization at Dingboche / Village exploration day Today we will be staying in Dingboche for acclimatization. Many things can be done to spend the day like a hike to Nagarjunacan is an ideal way to get around Dingboche. Nagarjuna (5,100 m) is located on a hill in the Chukung Valley above Dingboche. Apart from that, you can also visit Imja valley which is covered with stone walls, Khumbu Glacier icefall, an internet café that has been using the highest altitude located satellite and billiard parlors technology, Chortens, and many more. While exploring, you will get a chance to see the stunning view of mountains like Lobuche East, Lobuche West, Kangtega, Taboche Peak, Thamserku, and the Ama Dablam. After exploring the village, you will return to your hotel, have a delicious dinner, and rest for the day.

    Walking hours: 5 to 6 hours
    Accommodation: Hotel
    Mountain viewed: Lobuche East, Lobuche West, Kangtega, Taboche Peak, Thamserku, and the Ama Dablam
    Attractions of the day: Nagarjuna, Khumbu Glacier icefall, internet café, Chortens, Imja valley, and many more.
  • Day 08:Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche After breakfast, you will start your trek to Lobuche. You will cross the Khumbu river valley and walk towards Dusa, from there the valley is limited and you will pass through Phuong Karpo. During the trek, you will have the opportunity to see the beautiful view of Chola Lake along with Pumori Himal. As the path descends they slowly begin to disappear and then you move towards the streams. At the crossroads, you walk through a small forest that takes you to Dugla. Upon arrival, you will trek to the highest terminal of Khumbu Glacier and slowly make your way to Lobuche. During your trek, you will see mountain peaks and ranges like Pumori, Lobuche, Nuptase, Thamserku, Taboche and Kangtega. After 5 to 6 hours of hiking, you will reach your destination of the day and rest all day at the local tea houses.

    Walking time: 5 to 6 hours
    Maximum altitude: 6119 meters
    Accommodation: Local tea houses
    Mountains viewed: Pumori, Lobuche peak, Nuptse, Thamserku, Taboche, Kangtega, and more
    Attractions of the day: Khumbu Glacier, memorials of Sherpas and climbers, Chola Lake, rivers, streams, green forest, and so on.
  • Day 09:Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep to Everest base camp and back to Gorakshep Today you will walk to Gorakshep and back to Everest Base Camp. You will complete this entire trek in about 6 to 7 hours. After completing all the morning routines, you are heading towards Gorakshep, the last settlement on the Everest trekking route. During your hiking trail, you will walk along the Khumbu Glacier and up and down hills. After reaching the village, you will have lunch and start your trek towards the Everest base camp. When you start your trek to the base camp of Mount Everest, you will see an amazing view of Mount Everest. You will also see the northern edge of Mount Everest and the surrounding peaks. After spending some time there, you will return to Gorakshep and spend the rest of the day in Gorakshep lodge.

    Walking time: 6 to 7 hours
    Maximum altitude: 5364 meters
    Accommodation: Lodges
    Mountains viewed: Everest, Pumori, Mahalangur, Lingtern, Khumbutse, Nuptse and so on
    Attractions of the day: Khumbu Glacier, Everest base camp, and beautiful Gorakshep village.
  • Day 10:Hike to Kala Patthar / Heli flight from Gorakshep to Lukla / Lukla village exploration Today you will be hiking toward Kala Patthar. So, you will start your trek early in the morning to enjoy the stunning view of sunrise. After walking upward for around 2 hours, you will reach Kala Patthar - the famous viewpoint in the Everest region (just above the base camp Everest).

    Today you will be trekking toward Kala Patthar. So, you will start your trek early in the morning to enjoy the amazing view of sunrise. After walking up for about 2 hours, you will reach Kala Patthar - the famous view of the Everest region (above Everest base camp). Upon reaching the viewpoint, you will be offered a magnificent view of Mount Everest along with the neighboring mountains. As the sun slowly rises and changes its unique shade, the view of the mountains becomes more beautiful. At sunrise, Mount Everest is golden which will be a great sight during the entire trek.

    After spending some time on Kala Patthar, you will return to Gorakshep and have breakfast, and pack your bags. Then the helicopter takes you to Lukla. After reaching Lukla, one can visit the village during leisure time and stay overnight in a hotel or lodge.

    Heli ride duration from Gorak Shep to Lukla: 30 to 35 minutes
    Walking time: 3 to 4 hours
    Maximum altitude: 5644 meters
    Accommodation: Hotel or lodges
    Mountains viewed: Mount Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Pumori, Ama Dablam, Taboche and Cholatse
    Attractions of the day: The stunning view of the sunrise, beautiful golden mount Everest, the famous viewpoint - Kala Patthar, cascades, suspension bridges, Lukla airport, and so on
  • Day 11:Fly back to Kathmandu with a regular aircraft flight This is the last day of the trek where you will return to Kathmandu from Lukla on a regular flight. During the flight, enjoy the beautiful view of the valley, settlement, temple, forest, etc. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, the company representative will take you to the hotel in a private vehicle. At the hotel, you can either relax for the day or explore the city.

    Flight duration from Lukla to Kathmandu: Around 40 minutes
    Maximum altitude: 2860 meters
    Accommodation: Hotels
    Mountains viewed: Nupla, Google, Kusum Kanguru, and so on
    Attractions of the day: Settlements, farmlands, rivers, streams, and more

Cost Includes

  • Airport transfer service by private vehicle
  • Domestic flights from Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu
  • All the meals during the trek (three times a day - Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)
  • All the trekking permits and paper works required for the trek
  • Accommodation in lodges/ tea houses on a twin sharing basis (throughout the trek)
  • Trekking guides: experienced, professional, and knowledgeable with fluent English
  • Trekking porters (1 porter for 2 people)
  • Basic medical supply (First-aid kits)
  • All the local and government taxes

Cost Excludes

  • Meals and accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Any kind of hard or soft drinks during the trek
  • Any kind of extra meals apart from BLD during the trek
  • Extra services charges like hot water, electronic device recharge, wifi and so on
  • Personal expenses like shopping, laundry, and more
  • Travel Insurance worth a minimum of 100,000.00 covering both medical and emergency evacuation
  • Emergency evacuation charges
  • Personal Medical expenses
  • Tips and gratitude to guide, porter, driver, or other
Rated 5/5 based on 3 reviews
  • Trek to Everest base camp in 11 days
    France

    Trek to Everest base camp in 11 days

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    My friend and I completed the trek to Everest base camp in 11 days. It was the best adventure in the Himalayas. The trek to Everest base camp in 11 days was the best day of our life. We made a lot of memories during this trek. The view of mountain chains, sunrise, glacier, icefall, river, streams, and the lush green forest was beautiful. I highly recommend others to do this trek with NTA as they are very friendly and the arrangements were perfect. Thanks, NTA for this memorable trek.

  • Everest base camp 11 days trek 
    United States

    Everest base camp 11 days trek 

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    Our group did Everest base camp 11 days trek after contacting our agency, NTA. The whole trek was perfectly organized by the company. The view of mountains, green forest, river stream, and icefall was beautiful. The view of sunrise over the mountain and changing the shade of the mountain was so mesmerizing. The Heli ride was incredible and comfortable as well. We enjoyed every bit of our trek. Thanks, NTA for this remarkable trek and will surely contact you in the upcoming days.

  • 11 days trek to Everest base camp with NTA
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    11 days trek to Everest base camp with NTA

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    Recently, I did an 11 days trek to Everest base camp with NTA which was amazing. I explored the Everest region within 11 days along with a Heli ride back to Lukla. This whole trek to the base camp of Mount Everest was a memorable event of my life. the view of a stunning mountain and the sunrise was the best scene of this whole trek. I enjoyed this EBC 11 days trek and all the credit goes to NTA and the team. Highly recommended company.

Are there any age limits for Himalayan trekking?

There are no age limits to perform this trek but trekkers must be physically fit and healthy to complete this trek.

How difficult is trekking?

On the scale of difficulty levels, this trek is moderate but it also depends on the client's walking and acclimatizing ability. If the clients are physically fit then it won't be difficult to complete this 11-day EBC trek.

Is previous trekking experience really necessary?

Anyone with good stamina and a physically fit person can cope with higher elevations and lower oxygen density. So, there is no need for any kind of experience for accomplishing this trek.

What's the best time of year to book a trek in Nepal?

The best times for this trek are February to mid-June and September to mid-December. During these months, the weather is most favorable and you will also get the perfect view of mountains and surroundings.

Are any permits required for trekking?

Yes, permits are required to enter the Conservation areas and National parks which will be arranged by the company. The required permit and paper are Sagarmatha National Park permits and TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System) Card.

How long do we spend walking each day?

Most trekkers have to walk around 3 to 6 hours a day. but it may vary, depending on the trail's condition and weather situations.

Departure Details

We have listed the fixed departure dates for the Everest base camp trek of 11 days for the years 2022, 2023, and 2024. The dates listed below are on the special quoted price for a small group joining basis trip. Yet, we are flexible enough to receive any dates as per your feasibility for booking private group departures or single traveler basis. Contact us for any queries to be answered.

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26 May, 2022 05 June, 2022 US$ 2950 Guaranteed
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