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Everest Base camp Trek

Everest Base camp Trek

The Everest Base Camp Trek is a renowned expedition that takes you through the heart of the Nepalese Himalayas, culminating at the base of the world’s highest peak. It’s not just a trek; it’s a pilgrimage to the majestic Mount Everest, offering a mix of awe-inspiring scenery, cultural experiences, and personal achievement.

Everest Base Camp Trek has been rated in the concert of the most effective adventures within the world by trekkers and adventurers. Catch panoramas of the Himalayas and in Sagarmatha park, take time to admire the gorgeous and rare plants, animals and birds. Everest Base Camp trek provides you thrills and reminiscences which will last a lifespan.

Your journey to the Everest region begins with an exciting flight to Lukla. The landing at the runway, that is simply a slender strip high within the mountains, will surely give you the chills.

After landing, follow your experienced mountain guide and trek to Phakding, a Sherpa village situated in the Dudh Koshi river valley of the Everest region.

Your next stop is Namche and to reach the village you cross and re-cross the pristine Dudh Koshi river. Trekking past mani stones, vibrant strips of prayer flags and chortens, you reach the bowl-shaped Namche Bazaar, an important trading post for Sherpas living in the higher reaches of the Everest region.

Namche is home to several quality restaurants, lodges, shops, web cafes, and bakeries. Other villages on the path embrace Tengboche, Dingboche, and Lobuche.


Everest base camp trek highlights

  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu

  • Explore Khumbu region and relish on native Sherpa culture

  • Hike up to Everest base camp and Kalapatthar for an amazing view around Everest.

Detail Itinerary

The classic 14 days Everest Base Camp Trek unfolds over two weeks, starting with a thrilling flight to Lukla. From there, trekkers pass through iconic Sherpa villages like Namche Bazaar and Tengboche, before reaching the base camp itself. The return journey offers a helicopter option, adding a unique perspective to the Himalayan landscape.

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu

  • Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to your hotel.
  • Attend a trek briefing and meet your guide.
  • Prepare equipment and supplies.

Day 2: Fly to Lukla, Trek to Phakding

  • Early morning flight to Lukla (2,860m).
  • Begin trek with a gentle walk to Phakding (2,610m).
  • Overnight stay in Phakding.

Day 3: Trek to Namche Bazaar

  • Trek through pine forests to the bustling Sherpa town of Namche Bazaar (3,440m).
  • Catch the first glimpse of Mount Everest.
  • Overnight in Namche Bazaar.

Day 4: Acclimatization Day in Namche Bazaar

  • Explore Namche Bazaar and hike up to Everest View Hotel for panoramic views.
  • Visit the Sherpa Culture Museum and Everest Photo Gallery.

Day 5: Trek to Tengboche

  • Trek to Tengboche (3,860m), home to the famous Tengboche Monastery.
  • Enjoy views of Everest, Ama Dablam, and other peaks.
  • Overnight in Tengboche.

Day 6: Trek to Dingboche

  • Pass through several Sherpa villages and cross the Imja River to reach Dingboche (4,410m).
  • Overnight in Dingboche.

Day 7: Acclimatization Day in Dingboche

  • Hike to Nangkartshang Peak for acclimatization and views.
  • Rest and prepare for higher altitudes.

Day 8: Trek to Lobuche

  • Trek to Lobuche (4,940m) with views of the Khumbu Glacier.
  • Overnight in Lobuche.

Day 9: Trek to Everest Base Camp, Return to Gorak Shep

  • Trek to Everest Base Camp (5,364m) and spend time at the base of the world’s highest peak.
  • Return to Gorak Shep (5,164m) for the night.

Day 10: Hike to Kala Patthar, Trek to Pheriche

  • Early morning hike to Kala Patthar (5,545m) for sunrise views.
  • Trek down to Pheriche (4,240m).
  • Overnight in Pheriche.

Day 11: Trek to Namche Bazaar

  • Descend through beautiful landscapes to Namche Bazaar.
  • Overnight in Namche Bazaar.

Day 12: Trek to Lukla

  • The final day of trekking back to Lukla.
  • Celebrate the completion of the trek.
  • Overnight in Lukla.

Day 13: Fly Back to Kathmandu

  • Morning flight to Kathmandu.
  • Free day for rest or exploration.

Day 14: Departure

  • Transfer to the airport for your departure flight.

You can adjust and implement itinerary as per your needs and requirements.

A detailed Everest Base Camp Trek map guides trekkers through various checkpoints, acclimatization spots, and points of interest. The route is well-trodden and marked, ensuring a safe passage guided by experienced professionals.

What is included?

Most Everest Base Camp Trek packages include accommodation, meals during the trek, guide services, and permits.

  • Airport Pickup and drop/ Hotel / Airport
  • Your whole stander Meals (breakfast, lunch, and supper) during the trek, A Cup of Tea/Coffee during the Breakfast.
  • Trekking Route Map.
  • Tea House convenience during the trek (Attached Washroom Namche and Lukla).
  • An exceptionally experienced, supportive and well-disposed government license holder Guide.
  • Domestic Flight Ticket (Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu).
  • Medicinal supplies, First-Aid Box.
  • A plan of Emergency Helicopter administration (paid by your Travel Insurance organization). Exceptional Case.
  • Sagarmatha National Park licenses.
  • TIMS (Trekker’s Information Management System) Permit  
  • All ground transportation.
  • All our administration charges.

What is not included?

  • International Flight Ticket
  • Nepal Entry Visa Fees for various Entries on landing in Tribhuvan International Airport
  • Overabundance luggage charges (Limit is 9kg per Person)
  • All Accommodation and dinners in Kathmandu, before we start and end our journey
  • Additional night convenience in Kathmandu because of unexpected appearance or late takeoff, early come back from the trek.
  • Individual cost (shopping, snacks, bubble bottled water, hot and cold beverages, hot shower, Alcohol, Wi-Fi, phone call, battery re-charge expense), additional watchmen and so on
  • Travel Insurance which needs to cover crisis high-elevation salvage and departure necessary
  • Tips for guide and Porter (Recommended by the Culture)
  • Extra expenses or postponements brought about by out of the board control, for instance, avalanche, climate condition, schedule alteration because of security concerns, ailment, change of government arrangements, strikes and so on.
  •  All the costs and expenses which are not listed in "cost includes" will be counted as Excludes

Route Map


What is Everest Base Camp Height?

Everest Base Camp stands at an altitude of 5364 meters (17,598 feet).

What's the Everest Base Camp trek difficulty?

It's considered challenging due to the altitude and length of the trek.

Everest base camp trek difficulty?

The trek length, Altitude, and unpredictable weather are some factors that make the Everest base camp trek a challenging one.

Everest base camp trek Length

The total length from Lukla to Everest is 65 kilometers and the total length of this trek will be just double in essence 130 kilometers.

Generally, Everest base camp trek can be done in two weeks however, the length of 130 kilometers in the Himalayas is really tough for any novice trekkers.

Everest base camp trek increasing altitude

In the first place, the altitude of Lukla airport is 2804m which is just double the altitude of Kathmandu airport that is 1400m. Likewise, the daily altitude gain in the Everest base camp trek route will be around 600-800 meters. The Acute mountain sickness that this increasing altitude may cause can't be ignored. So, while doing Everest base camp trek one needs to properly acclimatize. You always need to keep yourself hydrated and gain the altitude slowly following every precaution and in case of any altitude, sickness sign appears you must stop your trek and fall back.

Everest base camp trek unpredictable weather condition

The weather in Everest base camp trek is always changing in an unpredictable manner which is something natural and we cannot stop or change it. So it is wise to follow instructions your guide provides to stay safe. Everest base camp trek is not possible to accomplish in every other season due to the weather condition. You always need to consider the best seasons for Everest base camp trek.

Best time for Everest base camp trek

You can explore the best that Everest base camp trek can offer on two seasons, Autumn and spring. Autumn falls in the month of March to May. Likewise, Spring falls in the month of September to December.


Prepare for the trek with essential gear like a sturdy pair of boots, thermal layers, and a reliable sleeping bag. Don’t forget toiletries such as sunscreen, lip balm, and biodegradable soap.

Everest Base Camp Trek is an unforgettable experience, filled with the thrill of adventure and the serenity of nature’s grandeur. Whether you opt for a luxury Everest Base Camp Trek or a budget-friendly option, the memories and achievements of this trek will last a lifetime. Remember to capture the moment with Everest Base Camp photos and cherish the journey forever.

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