Mount Everest Base Camp Trek

"Mount Everest Base Camp Trek measured getting you real close-up to the ‘King of all Mountains’ Mt. Everest, the uppermost mountain on the earth"

Everest Base camp Trek takes you to the earth’s tallest Himalayas. This trek is to view the Mt. Everest which massively towering on the elevation of 8,848m in Nepal and presents golden chances for the trekkers who are keen to view the snow covered high mountains.  You walk around glacier where Sir Admund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa hiked to get the top of Mt Everest.  You discover the Sherpa’s headquarter Namche and largest monasteries in Tengboche as well as the Himalayan Typical life style.

This two weeks or 14 days Everest Base Camp Trek has been travelled thousands of trekkers via land of Sherpa’s who are popularly known as climbers. You will take enjoyment from the awe-inspiring vistas including 5 mountains over 8000 meters.   Mt. Everest (8,848m), Mt, Makalu (8,463m), Mt, Cho Oyu (8153m), Mt. Lhotse (8,501m) and Mt. Lhotse Shar (8,393m) are towering senior then anything in the world.  Everest Base Camp Trekking is also a chance to explore heritage sites of Sagarmath national park that combines flora, faunas and main Buddhist monasteries.  

Mount Everest Base Camp Trek starts with exciting flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. The next interesting target will be to Namche Bazar where you meet welcoming Sherpa’s.  The walk crosses passing many bridges and pine forests for few days and late on you walk along the way with no trees in high elevations. The main purpose for Everest Trek is to rich Kalapatthar and Everest Base Camp where from you enjoy the numbers of white peaks including Mt Everest.  As you arrive Everest Base Camp you  walk back down to Lukla to catch the flight to Kathmandu.  

Our additional similar treks in the Everest region are: Short Everest base Camp helicopter Trek/ Everest Base Camp Luxury lodge trek-14 DaysGokyo Chola Pass Kala Patthar E.B.C Trek- 16 Days/ Gokyo Lake Trekking-10 Days

Facts of the Everest base camp Trek Route

Trip length: 14-15 Days
Grade: Moderate to fairly challenging
Starts in: Kathmandu
Ends in: Kathmandu
Accommodation: Hotel, lodge tea house
Transportation: Flights and private car
Maximum altitude: 5545m (Kalapatthar)

View on the Trek

Everest Base Camp Trek

Map of Everest Base Camp Trek.

Everest Base Camp Trek map

Day to Day Detail itinerary- Click Here

Day 01: Pick up from Kathmandu airport and trek preparations

On the arrival you are required to work on visa in Kathmandu airport. Right after that please look for our representative together with an Adventure Discovery Treks & Expedition (p) Ltd show board at the arrival gate who is waiting for welcoming you. Transfer to Hotel.

Note: You can add one more extra day in Kathmandu for sightseeing - Only if you are interested.

Day 02: Kathmandu- Lukla & Trek to Fakding [2,610m/8561ft] - 4 hours walk.

The early morning flight to Lukla (2,800m) from Kathmandu domestic airport where our trek begins from, roughly 35 minute’s pleasing flight takes us to Lukla airport and we meet other porters and manage the bags. After breakfast in Lukla then our trek goes down from Lukla gate first and we arrive Chaurikharka then trek ahead faintly up hill beside Dhudh Koshi River to Fakding for 4 hours crossing Choplung, Thado Koshi Gaon and Ghat, etc. fakding for over night stay

Day 03: Fakding To Namche Bazaar [3,440m/11,283ft] 6 hours walks

All from side to side the thin tropical forest passing pine trees and crossing more than a few suspension bridges at the Dhudh Koshi River & passing Benkar, Chumoa and Manjoo village lastly we turn up to Jorsalle Sagarmatha (Everest) National park check post. After trek goes further on we meet the meeting spot of Dhudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi Rivers. The last element to Namche is steep up from the bottom of river through jungle for about 3 hours. We also may have look Everest top on the climb if weather is clear. We arrive to Namche- The main Sherpa heartland.

Day 04: Rest day at Namche bazaar – hike around

On our acclimatization day of Everest Base Camp trek- Hiking to Everest View hotel would be a grand idea to view the Everest Himalayan range and also for getting used to. The hike to Khumjung village through Syangboche airstrip also best hike to explore local school. At Namche top close to Army headquarter here is a Tourist visitor’s center where you can study about the living thing can be found around Everest Himalayan range and about Sherpa climbers as well some mountain information. To find administration offices, ATMs, Internet, supermarkets and restaurants you may take walk around Namche Bazar too.

Day 05: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche [3,860m/12,661ft] 5 hours walks

The trek from Namche presents easy flat trail on high above (Left side) of Dhudh Koshi River in starting transitory more than a few turnings and with the view of Mt. Everest Top (8,848m) Mt. Nuptese (7,864m) Mt. Ama dablam and Mt. Lhotse (8,501m) as well as other snow capped  mountains. Crossing Kayangjuma and Sansa the trek slightly goes down to Phungi Tenga small town on the side of River with few tea houses. Then trek goes steep climb to Tengboche through the forest. Tengboche is spectacular place with monastery and bounded by white peaks. We will have short visit to Tengboche Monastery in the evening around 5 pm. Stay overnight at Tengboche.

Day 06: Tengboche to Dingboche [4360m/14,301ft]

Today, first part goes down through forest until we cross the small bridge the trek slightly goes up and arrives at Pangboche village. Afterwards we might have our lunch at Orsho. We will see the first view of Mt. Pumori (7,165m) from Orsho then we fallow the wide valley and arrives the meeting point of trail to Phiriche and Dingboche. We take right trail and cross the small river and short steep climbs before arrive at Dingboche. Dingboche located is an open valley offers the view of Island peak (6,189m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6,814m) Mt. Lhotse (8,501m) Thamserku Himalayan range (Stay Overnight.

Day 07: Another rest day at Dingboche

This is not rest day, it means we steep hike to either high above to Dingboche Ri top viewing the Dingboche village which is close to Nuptse or take easy hike to Chhukung (4,743m) through the wide valley. If you make effort ahead there is two different lovely Imja Tso & Chokarmo Tso lake close to Island peak base camp (But will be too long about 8 to 9 hours go and back altogether) The village Chukung offers close view of island peak, Lotse and Ama Dablam. The village Chukung looks like deserts without any green trees. We trek back down to Dingboche.

Day 08: Dingboche to Lobuche [4,940m/16,203ft] - 6 hours walk

 After breakfast we take short steep hike first and arrive at yak farm on wide valley enjoying the Tawache Peak (6,542m) and Cholatse peak (6,440m) view on left side. Gradually up hill on high above Phiriche valley. Before we arrive at Dhugla we will have chance to see Mt. Pumori again. Then trek descends shortly to small stream to cross the wooded bridge and short uphill to Dhugla for lunch. Then trek goes on steep up to Thughla pass top where array of stones and prayers flags has putted as memory of American climber Acott Fischer. Now the trek goes pretty flat to Lobuche along the Khumbu glacier viewing View point Kala Patthar (5,545m), Khumbutse (6,639m) Pumori (7,165m) as well other  Himalayan view to Lobuche. Lobuche is Located on the lap of Lobuche east peak (6,090m), Stay overnight at Lobuche.

Day 09: Lobuche to Gorek Shep [5,181m/16,994ft] –Everest Base camp [5,364m/17,594ft] - Gorek Shep 7- 8 hours.

Keep on trekking along the left side of Khumbu glacier crossing pyramid symbol post and additional view of north rim of Everest next to Khumbutse and Pumori. Also we catch the view of Kala Patthar after hiking steeply stony trail up to the top through the stream of Changri Glacier.  As we arrive at the Gorek Shep we keep our bags and keep on for Hike to Everest base Camp passing several short up and down hills. We won’t be seeing Mt Everest from base camp so we got to climb Kala Patthar next day morning. But still Khumbu ice fall, Khumbu glacier, Mt. Pumori, Khumbutse and several white peaks views from Everest Base camp makes worth of it. Now, we trek back to Gorak Shep.

Day: 10: Gorekshep to Kala Patthar [5,545m/18,188ft]-Phiriche [4,280m]

An early morning climb required to get Kala Patthar (Black Rock) to see the stunning views of Mt. Everest. The Pumori (7,165m) from Kala Patthar is in very close distance. One more time we have look the enormous Mt Khumbutse (6,639m), Lingtren peak(6,749m) Mt. Everest (8,848m), Mt Lhotse Shar (8,393m), Lhotse (8,501m) on the east side Mt Nuptse (7,864m), Mt Ama Dablam (6,814m) on south side, Cholatse peak, Tawache peak on the west side and Mt Pumori and Changri on the north side. Sitting on a rock and our eyes talking view and wondering one massive to another, we trek down to Gorekshep for breakfast and start back to Phiriche crossing Lobuche and Dhugla. Mostly downhill today to Phireche from Gorekshep, Stay over night

Day 11: Pheriche to Namche [3,440m]

As we ahead from Phireche village first we cross the bridge of Khumbu Khola and short up hill and again walk down to cross the Orsho village and trek down to Pangboche keep on down and pass the small bridge then up to Tengboche through the forests. After lunch here we trek steep down through forest again to Phunki Drengka and again steep climb up to Sansa and arrives at Kyanjuma. Fallowing trail high above Dhudh Kosi River and flat trail ptakes us by crossing several turning at Namche again.

Day 12: Namche to Lukla (2,80m]

As we start trek from Namche we walk steeply down through the pine jungles until we arrive to cross the Dhudh Koshi tall Bridge then we arrive at Jorsalle and check post and we cross the Lovely Sherpa village Manjoo to Fakding for lunch. Our trek keeps on Chaurikharka and climbs up before arrive at Lukla gate again through the forest.

Day 13: Lukla to Kathmandu on morning flight.

The Nepal Everest base camp with Kala Patthar trek journey has come at the end today as you take flight to Kathmandu. Have rest and relax at Kathmandu Hotel. Share your experience with us. Give us feedback, suggestion that we have to improve. If you are interested to buy any presents to your friend and family you can ask us for help or if you have some extra day you also may talk with us what would be an extra trip. Stay overnight at Kathmandu

Day 14: Final Departure to your own destination.

Your Nepal vacation has come at the end today so if you have time manages some pictures of the trek. Generally 3 hours before your flight time to get Kathmandu airport is required in Nepal. So we drop you at Kathmandu airport for final departure. Have wonderful life and hope to see you again in Nepal.

Important Infos for Everest Base Camp trek

Best season for Everest Base Camp trek

Autumn:

September- October and November are really Nepal’s best trekking months-presents outstanding weather, and clear mountain scenery. This season would be the best selection to travel around Nepal.

Spring:

March-April and May Is an additional most outstanding stage for Everest base camp trekking - different combination of wild flowers, mostly the Rhododendrons make the hill side hunting dreamland. It is typically warm and Himalaya’s outlooks are exceptional warmth is quite realistic.

Solo or Single Traveler!!!

Don’t worry! We do sort out this trip group joining basis too. Just make a query us for probable and appropriate dates for you. Normally, we do have several leaves during the high season months of March, April, May, September, October and November we systematize group joining trek from Kathmandu for solo trekker.

Private depart at any datesfor Trek to Everest base Camp   

Acclimatization / High altitude suggestions

Adventure Discovery treks has designed Everest Base camp trek itinerary with high scale of consciousness of Acute Mountain sickness (AMS). Our suggestion would be walk slow, take rest quite a few places, drink enough water and don’t drink alcohol in high elevations. Be sure our leaders or guides will also have the general knowledge about AMS and also will be carrying medical kid box during the trek.

The Trekking group

Trek arrangements depend on group size. If you are in group-We provides one guide and assistant guides [4 trekkers: 1 assistant Guide] & Sherpa porters for carrying your baggage [2 Trekkers: 1 porter] for Everest Base Camp Trekking. These preparations for Everest Base camp trekking certain that incase if any group member got any problem – the trek still can goes on with rest members.

Meals/foods

All type of worldwide choice is available as the all lodges and tea houses has skilled cook who can organize quality pizza, Chips to Apple pie. You may also tale pleasure from Nepali National food called “Dal Bhat”. Dissimilar type of breads, hot chocolate & hot drinks are available. But it"s good to chose the fresh food during your travel

Equipments and packing list

Our suggestions for you to bring fallowing mentioned trekking equipments and gears as guidelines while you being ready for Everest Base Camp trekking in Nepal.

  • Gloves- 1 pair
  • Woolen hat- 1 piece
  • Long underware-2piece  
  • Goggles or sun glasses -1piece
  • Sun block for lips

Note: - Click here for more Higher altitude trekking equipments above 4000 meters

The Trekking Leaders (Guides) & other staff preparations

The significant part of this hike to Everest base Camp and Kala Patther that makes this hiking wining, outstanding and enjoyable is the trained, skillful and polite staffs. Our company’s guides are chosen on the basis of their related fitting knowledge, guidance ability, experiences and particular capacity. Our guides have enough knowledge about traditions, customs, eco-system, flora, fauna, history and topography of this nation. Our guides and leaders are skilled by fallowing trainings:

  • Trekking guide Training
  • Eco Trekking seminar and adventure meet
  • English language training and other language trainings
  • Management and biodiversity training
  • Rock, ice and mountain climbing trainings
  • First Aid medical training
Please make effort to meet our active, energetic and joyful team by clicking - Adventure Discovery Team

Fitness and experience required

Your security is our absolute concern. Hike to Nepal Everest Base camp fits for any trekkers who have ability to hike slowly 4 to 7 hours a day with light day bag. If you are in well healthiness, optimistic thinking, self-assurance and physically powerful strength of mine you get done Trek to Everest base camp fruitfully.

Earlier climbing or hiking practice will be an advantage but no sensible training and ability is needed however you may take advice with your doctors before you make plan. The trekkers with bad health conditions such as heart, lung or blood problems are not able to do this hike. If you have above mentioned problems you are required to inform us earlier your bookings.

Supplementary information

We have try to give you the details of Nepal Mt. Everest Base Camp Trek like – itinerary, Map, reviews, distance, cost includes and excludes, best season and difficulty however should you have suggestions, request and recommendation please inquiry us or you may directly call to Rabindra Adhikari (Rabi) at – 00977-9851087389 (Mobile) at any time or call us at 00977-4701156 at office time (8:00am to 07 Pm)

Cost Includes & Excludes on:

Cost Includes on:

  • All Hotel airports transfers as per itinerary
  • Kathmandu Hotel two nights with breakfast and bed plan
  • Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to kathmandu flight tickets for clients & guide
  • Best available lodge and tea house accommodation during the trek
  • All foods- Breakfast, Lunch and dinner during the trekking
  • Domestic flights and exit taxes
  • Farewell dinner with traditional dance show
  • A trekking or hiking leader - well english speaking, experienced, knowledgeable with assistant trek guide (4 hikkers:1 assistant guide) and needed Sherpa porters (2 trekkers:1 porter) together with their payments, assurance, gears, foods and accommodations.
  • Down jackets, sleeping bags, trekking map and Adventure Discovery T-shirts (Down jackets & sleeping bags are returnable0
  • All nesserary national park fees, permits and paper works (Everest national park permits and TIMS)
  • Entire administration and local taxes

Cost does not includes:

  • Nepal Visa fees on your airport arrival (You should bring accurate USD cash and two passport size picture)
  • personal expenses (Shopping, Laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, mineral water or boiled water, Phone calls, Hot shower etc)
  • Your Lunch and dinners in Kathmandu (This apply also early come back from trek then the fixed itinerary)
  • Extra night accommodation in kathmandu than above itinerary.
  • International fare/arrival taxes/departure taxes to and from Kathmandu
  • Tips for guides and porters /Donations
  • Trip and rescue insurance