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Everest Base Camp Trek 5 Days

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  • Duration 5 Days
  • Trip Grade Moderate
  • Trip Destination Everest, Nepal
  • Starts at Kathmandu
  • Ends at Kathmandu
  • Max. Altitude 5545m
  • Trip Type Trek And Helicopter Tour
  • Transport By Private Vehicle, By Helicopter
  • Accommodation Hotel or Lodge

Everest Base Camp Trek 5 Days

Nepal is recognized all over the world as one of the best places to go trekking. Nepal's trekking routes are renowned for being exotic, adventurous, and exciting. The Everest region, especially, is renowned for the famous Mount Everest and the thrilling trekking routes it offers.

Everest base camp 5 days trek is a popular trekking destination in the Everest region, attracting trekkers from around the globe. The trek takes you to the base camp of Mount Everest, which is the tallest mountain in the world. The 5 day Everest trek includes a helicopter flight, offering  both terrestrial and aerial experiences to the traveller.

5 days trek to base camp is recommended for individuals with moderate fitness levels and typically takes around 5 days to complete. This trek presents an excellent opportunity to explore the breathtaking beauty of the Himalayas and the culture of the Sherpa people.

The most significant aspect of the Everest base camp 5 day trek is that it allows travellers to experience the splendour of the Himalayas within a short period of time, as it includes a helicopter ride as well.

Everest base camp 5 day trek package provides a unique opportunity to explore the wonders of the Himalayas while also enjoying the thrill of a helicopter ride. With its stunning scenery and rich cultural heritage, this trek is a must-see destination for any adventure-seeking traveller.

Everest Base Camp 5 Days Trek Highlights

  • Enjoy stunning views of Mount Everest, Lhotse, and other Himalayan peaks.
  • Chance to observe and learn about the Sherpa culture and way of life.
  • Hike through lush forests and alpine meadows and cross suspension bridge.
  • Stay in comfortable lodges and hotels.
  • Enjoy delicious Nepali food.
  • Natural splendour of Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site 
  • Rare and endangered flora and fauna
  • Explore, monasteries, mani stones, lodges, chotens, and many more 
  • Delicious meal at Hotel Everest View 
  • Breathtaking view of the Himalayas during helicopter back to Kathmandu in a helicopter.

Everest Base Camp 5 Days Trek: For beginners

Everest base camp 5 day trek in Nepal is the best option for beginners to see the beauty of the Himalayas. This hike isn't too hard, and people with a moderate level of fitness can do it easily in 5 days. The trek includes a helicopter ride back to Kathmandu, which makes it a great choice for people who want to see the Himalayas in a short amount of time.

Travelers will have the chance to see the stunning beauty of the Everest region and learn about the Sherpa people's unique culture. Everest Base Camp 5-day Trek is a great start for people who have never been to the Himalayas before but want to go on a trek there.

Everest Base Camp 5 Day Trek 2023/ 2024

We are delighted to announce that the 5 day Everest base camp trek is open for bookings for the years 2023 and 2024. Our trekking groups are small and customized to the needs of each individual client. We can accommodate your preferences, whether you want a private hike or to join a small group. Our group ranges from two to ten individuals.

We offer private trips for those traveling with companions, such as colleagues or family. The itinerary for the 5 days Everest base camp trek for the years 2023 and 2024 begins and ends in Nepal. 

Why Book the Everest Base Camp Trek 5 Days with Nepal Trek Adventure?

  • We provide comfortable itineraries that meet our clients' needs.
  • Free trip rescheduling service
  • Safe, secure, and instant online booking system.
  • Full trip package with everything included and the best price assured.
  • Amazing flight from kathmandu to Lukla and helicopter ride back to Kathmandu at the end of the trek
  • Pickup and dropoff services to and from the airport
  • Includes foods(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trek
  • 2 night stay at three star hotels in Kathmandu and comfortable lodges during the trek
  • A good track record of safety and customer satisfaction
  • Provide excellent customer service in case of emergencies as well.
  • Experienced and professional guide and porters with fluent English.

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Everest Base Camp 5 Days Trek Itinerary 

DaysItinerary / Plan 
Day 01Kathmandu to Lukla Flight and Trek to Phakding (2610 m) - 25 minutes flight and 3 hours trek
Day 02Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3446 m) - 6 hours
Day 03Acclimatization at Namche Bazaar (Short Hike Around Namche Village) 
Day 04Namche Bazaar to Syangboche (3790 m) - 2 to 3 hours(Enjoy 1 night at 5 Star Hotel in Everest)
Day 05Helicopter Flight to Everest Base Camp (5364 m) and Fly back to Kathmandu

For those looking to explore the Himalayas quickly, we offer a special customized Everest base camp 5 days package. This itinerary is appropriate for everyone, including beginners, semi-pros, and professionals of all ages. From the air and on the ground, this 5-day Everest base camp tour provides a breathtaking view of the Mountains and neighboring peaks. 

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    On the first day of the trek, you will take one of the most beautiful flights in the world from Kathmandu to Lukla. This will be the start of an exciting journey. During the 25-minute ride, you'll get to see amazing views of the majestic Himalayan ranges and the land around them.

    When you get to Lukla, the rest of your trekking group will be there to meet you and take you to Phakding. The hike will take about 3 hours, and you will follow a well-marked path that goes through beautiful towns, lush forests, and rivers that sparkle in the sun. As you walk through the Khumbu area, you will be surrounded by beautiful scenery and have the chance to learn about the culture and way of life there.

    After a few hours of hiking, you'll reach Phakding, a small town at an elevation of 2610m. Here, you can spend the night in a cozy teahouse and get to know the friendly people. Phakding is a charming village with beautiful views of the mountains around it.

    It is a famous place for trekkers on their way to Everest Base Camp to stop and rest. You can take some time to look around the town and talk to the people who live there. They are known for being friendly and open. In the evening, you can unwind and relax while eating a warm meal and thinking about the first day of your amazing trek.

      On the second day of the walk, you'll make your way from Phakding to Namche Bazaar. This part of the trip will take about six hours to finish. You'll start by following the Dudh Koshi River, which you'll cross several times on suspension bridges with amazing views of the river and the scenery around it.

      As you walk along the path, you'll pass through a few small villages and climb up a steep hill until you reach Namche Bazaar, which is the gateway to the Everest region. The town has a lot to offer, like restaurants, cafes, lodges, and shops that sell everything from hiking gear to handicrafts made by local people.

      It's also the last place before going deeper into the woods where you can buy supplies. Take some time to look around Namche Bazaar and get used to the high altitude before starting your trek to Everest Base Camp.

        Namche Bazaar is a small town in the Khumbu area of Nepal. It is at an elevation of 3,440 meters and is a famous place for hikers and climbers on their way to Everest Base Camp to stop and rest. Most hikers use day 3 to get used to the high altitude, which is important to avoid getting altitude sickness.

        It is important for hikers to spend this day getting used to the thin air and changing weather. On the day to get used of the altitude, hikers often walk up to the Everest View Hotel, which is 3,962 meters above sea level. The path to the hotel is steep, and it can take up to two or three hours to get there. From the hotel, you can see a wide view of the Himalayas that is stunning.

        Trekkers can also go to the Sagarmatha National Park Museum, which has displays about the plants and animals in the area as well as the past of the Sherpa people. The acclimatization day gives trekkers a chance to visit the town and learn about the culture there. Namche Bazaar has a lot of restaurants, cafes, and bakeries where hikers can try local food and buy gifts.

          On the fourth day of the trek, you will leave Namche Bazaar and head to Syangboche, which is 3790 meters above sea level. The hike isn't too long, and you'll get to Syangboche in about 2 to 3 hours. During this part of the trek, you will have amazing views of the Himalayas, including Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and other snow-capped peaks.

          As you walk along the beautiful trails, you'll see traditional Sherpa towns and learn about their way of life. In the Khumbu area of Nepal, there is a small village called Syangboche. It is well-known for its beautiful views of the Himalayas and for being in a unique place on a hilltop. The town isn't very big, and there are only a few lodges and restaurants there, but it's a great place for hikers to stop before going to higher altitudes.

          During your time in Syangboche, you can walk around the town and talk to the friendly people who live there. You can also take a short hike to the nearby Syangboche Airport, which is one of the highest airports in the world and gives you a better look at the beautiful Himalayan peaks.

            On the fifth day of your trek, you will have one of the most exciting and satisfying experiences of the whole trip. You'll take a Helicopter from Syangboche and fly to the base of Mount Everest, which is the tallest mountain in the world. As you ascend to 5,364 metres, you'll see some of the best views of the Himalayas, with peaks that look like they reach the sky.

            Before you get to the base camp of Everest, the helicopter ride will take you to some of the most famous mountains in the world, like Ama Dablam and Lhotse. As soon as you land at Kala Patthar, you may stroll around the base camp and take in the amazing views.

            After a while there, it will be time to head back to Kathmandu. You will fly back in a chopper, this time with memories that will stay with you forever. As you fly back, you'll be able to think about the amazing trip you just went on and see the beautiful Himalayas from a different angle.

            When you get back to Kathmandu, you'll feel proud of what you've done and thankful for the chance to see one of the most beautiful places on earth.

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

            What's Included

            • Helicopter flight to EBC (Kalapathar) from Syangboche and back to Kathmandu
            • 1 night 5 Star (Hotel Everest View or Similar)
            • 3 nights in local teahouses/lodges during trekking
            • Airport pick up upon your arrival and a drop at the end of your trip
            • Sagarmatha Conversation Area Project Permits
            • TIMS (Trekker's Information Management Systems)
            • Local Government Entry Permit of Rs. 2000 (Started Since 2018)
            • Transportation by Flights (Kathmandu- Lukla) and other necessary ground transportation by private car as per itinerary
            • Complete free trekking information before going to trek
            • Tasty and hygienic organic welfare dinner at the end of the tour in Kathmandu
            • Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trek
            • An Experienced English Speaking License Holder Trekking Guide (Local Guide)
            • Trekking Porter (1 Porter Sharing 2 Guest)
            • Medical first aid kit box (which is carried by our team) 
            • Foods, Accommodations and local tax for Guide
            • Down jacket, sleeping bag (available in a hire) and you can buy all necessary trekking gears in Thamel.

            What's Excluded

            • International flight tickets to Nepal & return
            • Nepal Entry Visa Fees
            • Any kind of drinks (tea, coffee, water, hot water, etc) and of bar bills (alcoholic beverages)
            • Hot shower, WIFI, any electronic battery charges during only in trekking  
            • Tips and gratitude to your guides, porters, and drivers
            • 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
            • Your travel insurance (Travel insurance is compulsory to take an adventure trip and it must be covered both medical & emergency evacuation with the worth of USD100, 000.00 minimum.
            Departure Dates

            Everest base camp trek 5 Days

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            Start DateStart: SaturdaySep 23, 2023End DateEnd: WednesdaySep 27, 2023PricePriceUS $2350StatusStatusGuaranteed
            Start DateStart: SundaySep 24, 2023End DateEnd: ThursdaySep 28, 2023PricePriceUS $2350StatusStatusGuaranteed
            Start DateStart: MondaySep 25, 2023End DateEnd: FridaySep 29, 2023PricePriceUS $2350StatusStatusGuaranteed
            Start DateStart: TuesdaySep 26, 2023End DateEnd: SaturdaySep 30, 2023PricePriceUS $2350StatusStatusGuaranteed
            Start DateStart: WednesdaySep 27, 2023End DateEnd: SundayOct 01, 2023PricePriceUS $2350StatusStatusGuaranteed
            Start DateStart: ThursdaySep 28, 2023End DateEnd: MondayOct 02, 2023PricePriceUS $2350StatusStatusGuaranteed
            Start DateStart: FridaySep 29, 2023End DateEnd: TuesdayOct 03, 2023PricePriceUS $2350StatusStatusGuaranteed
            Start DateStart: SaturdaySep 30, 2023End DateEnd: WednesdayOct 04, 2023PricePriceUS $2350StatusStatusGuaranteed

            We provide everyday departure for a Private Everest Base Camp 5 Days Trek throughout the year. Please select the suitable dates and apply your booking for a private trip to Everest with 1 night stay at 5 star Hotel in mountain (Hotel Everest View). 

            Private & Group Discount Price
            No. of PersonPrice Per Person
            1 paxUS $5850
            2 paxUS $3550
            3 paxUS $2850
            4 paxUS $2550
            5 paxUS $2350

            5 Days Everest Base Camp Trek Difficulty

            Most people think that the 5 day hike to Everest base camp is a moderate-level trek that is good for people with an average level of fitness. But it's important to remember that the trek still takes a lot of physical and mental toughness, as the high altitude and rough terrain can be difficult. During the trek, you will walk for about 6-7 hours each day, often on steep and rocky roads.

            Also, the thin air and high altitude can make it harder to breathe, and altitude sickness is a risk that shouldn't be taken lightly. Before going on the trek, trekkers should get the right training and get used to the altitude. Even though there are difficulties, the 5 days trek to Everest base camp is a very rewarding experience for those who are up to the challenge.

            5 Days Everest Base Camp Trekking Tips 

            • Make sure you have all necessary permits, gear, and a well-planned itinerary before starting the trek
            • Carry enough water and electrolytes with you to stay hydrated throughout the trek.
            • Dress in layers and wear comfortable and sturdy trekking shoes to protect your feet.
            • Take regular breaks during the trek to avoid exhaustion and altitude sickness.
            • Take proper rest and acclimatize yourself to the higher altitude before continuing with the trek
            • Stick to the marked trail and avoid taking shortcuts, as they can be dangerous.
            • Be respectful of the local culture and customs, and follow the guidelines of your guide.
            • Carry appropriate gear for changing weather conditions, as the weather can be unpredictable in the mountains
            • Follow all safety guidelines during the helicopter ride, including wearing a seatbelt and following the instructions of the pilot.

            Everest Base Camp 5 Days Trek: Safety

            When going on a trek, safety is the most important thing, and the Everest base camp 5 days trek is no different. When you go trekking in the Himalayas, you might face difficulties and dangers like altitude sickness, bad weather, and rough terrain.

            But this trip is thought to be fairly safe as long as hikers follow the safety tips that are given. It is important to have a trained guide and porter with you on the trek because they know the area and can help if something goes wrong.

            Altitude sickness can be a big problem if you don't acclimate properly. Trekkers should pay attention to their bodies and take the right steps to avoid altitude sickness, like going up slowly and stopping to rest often. It is also important to bring the right gear, like sturdy shoes and warm clothes, as well as enough food and drink.

            Everest Base Camp 5 Day Trek - Weather & Best Months

            The weather is a major factor in every hike, and it's also important on the trek, which lasts for five days. The best time to do this trek is  between the months of March and May or September and November, when temperatures are warm and the skies are typically clear.

            During these times of year, the daytime temperature averages 10 to 20 degrees Celsius, making for pleasant trekking weather. The nighttime temperatures drop dramatically, though, so trekkers need to bring warm clothing and equipment.

            Heavy rain and erratic weather make the trek more difficult and risky during the monsoon season (June–August). From December through February, the weather is cold and snowy, making the journey challenging and risky.

            Therefore, the spring and autumn seasons are best for the 5 day hike to Everest base camp because of the consistent weather and good hiking conditions.

            5 Days Everest Base Camp Trek: Accommodation

            The accommodations on Everest 5 days trek are usually simple but comfortable. Trekkers stay in tea houses, which are simple and comfortable lodges along the route that have clean rooms and shared bathrooms. Most rooms have two twin beds or bunk beds, and hikers must bring their own sleeping bags in some tea houses.

            Most tea houses have a common dining area where trekkers can meet other travelers and talk about their trekking experiences. Even though the tea houses only have simple amenities, they are cozy and welcome places to rest and re-energize after a day of trekking in the beautiful Himalayas.

            Everest Base Camp 5 Day Trek: Food

            During the 5 days trek to Everest base camp, trekkers can expect to eat a range of foods that will give them the energy and nutrients they need. Trekkers can eat a variety of foods at lower altitudes, such as eggs, pancakes, porridge, pasta, and rice.

            As trekkers go higher into the mountains, the menu may get lesser, but they can still expect hot, satisfying meals like dal bhat (rice and lentil soup), vegetable curry, and fried rice.

            Along the way, you can also buy snacks like chocolate bars, energy bars, and nuts. Even though the food is healthy and there is a lot of it, trekkers should make sure to stay hydrated and bring water purification tablets or a filter system to make sure the water they drink is safe. 

              Frequently Asked Questions
              • Q1. What is the best time of year to go on the 5 days trek to Everest base camp?

                The best time to go on the 5 days trek to Everest base camp is during the spring (March-May) or fall (September-November) when the weather is mild and there is less chance of rain.

              • The 5 days trek to Everest base camp typically takes 5 days to complete. However, it is important to allow for extra time for acclimatization and rest days.

              • The 5 days trek to Everest base camp is considered to be moderate in difficulty. However, it is important to be in good physical condition before attempting the trek.

              • Everest base camp is located at an elevation of 5,364 meters (17,598 feet). It is important to be aware of the altitude sickness and take precautions to prevent it.

              • The gear needed for the 5 days trek to Everest base camp will vary depending on the time of year and the individual's fitness level. However, some essential items include:

                • A good pair of hiking boots
                • A warm jacket
                • A hat and gloves
                • Sunscreen
                • A first-aid kit
                • A water bottle
                • A backpack
              • The costs associated with the 5 days trek to Everest base camp will vary depending on the individual's choices. 

              • There are a number of companies that offer 5 days treks to Everest base camp. You can book a trek through a travel agent or directly with a trekking company.

              • Some of the things you can do to prepare for the 5 days trek to Everest base camp include:

                • Get in good physical condition
                • Do some research on the trek
                • Pack the right gear
                • Be aware of the altitude sickness
                • Travel with a reputable trekking company
              What Our Clients Say
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                Jenna SmithUnited States,March 29, 2023

                Everest base camp 5 days trek

                I recently went on Everest base camp 5 days trek in Nepal with NTA and it was an incredible experience. The entire trip was well-organized and our guide, Krishna, was brilliant. I highly recommend NTA to anyone planning this trek. The highlight of our journey was taking a helicopter tour to Everest base camp and capturing some of the most stunning views on the planet in our photos. Overall, it was an amazing adventure and I would definitely do it again.

              • S
                Scott OwenzUnited States,March 03, 2023

                5 day trek to the Everest base camp with NTA,

                My family and I recently went on a 5 day trek to the Everest base camp with NTA, and we had an amazing time! The trip was well-organized, and our guide, Krishna, was fantastic. I highly recommend this company to anyone planning to visit Nepal for this trek. The highlight of our journey was taking a helicopter tour to the base camp and capturing stunning pictures of the breathtaking scenery. Overall, it was an unforgettable experience.


              Why travel with Nepal Trek Adventure?

              Nepal Trek Adventure and Expedition is one of the best local travel companies based in Kathmandu with leading adventures.

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                We understand that travel plans can change, which is why we offer flexible itineraries and customizable tours to meet your specific needs and preferences.

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