Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest Base Camp Trek

  • Max Altitude 5364m
  • Vehicle Private Vehicle
  • Best Season Spring and Autumn
  • Trip Duration 16 days

Trip Overview

Everest and Life are the only ones, so come see the highest peaks in the world! Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the most popular trekking in Nepal, and its access and abundance of logistics make it tragic.

Although there are many trekking trails in the Everest area, Everest Base Camp is the most feasible and easy to climb compared to other camps. So, it is the most do adventure in Nepal when you visit here.

Everest is popular for two main reasons. Moreover, more of the tallest mountains in the world, there are hundreds of mountains around the best mountain landscapes, and the other is one of the kindest species in the world known as Sherpa.

Moreover, Everest Base Camp Trek begins with Lukla, unlike in the primitive days of trekking. Likewise, Lukla is the only permanent functional and commercial airport that serves the entire Everest region.

Furthermore, Lukla is an adventure in itself, with a runway length of only 450 meters, making it one of the most exciting airports in the world. Most of the trails are located in Sagarmatha National Park, so the area is home to mountains as well as beautiful flower and animal species.

Similarly, hiking all day along a bubbling tributary, stopping from one village to another, or staying in a local-owned coffee shop or lodge are invaluable elements of trekking to Everest Base Camp is.

In fact, the trails don’t climb in all directions, AIMS can be felt in every muscle of our body, past Namche Bazaar, but the sense of accomplishment at the end of the trek is so deep that we just share it. Also, the joy of trekking, not the challenging trails.

At the end of the trek, you will see the lives of people living in the rarest conditions, many touch your heart and vice versa. This is also known as the Everest effect.

What to expect on the Everest Base Camp Trek?

The sight of several peaks which you will encounter on this Trek will leave you awestruck. Apart from the highest peak- Mt.Everest (8848m), you will even see Mt Lhotse (8516m), Mt. Nuptse (7855m), Mt. Pumori (7161m), Mt. Changaste (7550m), Mt. Lingterin (6679m), Mt. Amadablam (6856m), Mt.Kusum Khagaru (6367m), Mt.Kongde (6011m), Mt. Thamserku(6723m), Mt. Kantega( 6685m), Mt. Khumbila(5761m) , Mt. Twache peak (6367m), Mt. Cholaste (6335m) ,Island peak(6179m), Lobuche peak(6145m), Honku south peak (6119m), Pokalde peak (5806m), and many more.

The trek lies in the Everest Region which is the second-best trekking region of Nepal. The region is rich in its composition of Fauna and Flora. Moreover, the walk through the green hills, rhododendron forest, graceful rivers, glacier lakes, elegant waterfalls, and Kala Patthar is a phenomenal experience altogether.

The region also houses the Sagarmatha National Park, which is listed as a UNESCO world heritage site. Moreover, it is home to several rare and endangered species. Similarly, you may also encounter some of the exclusive wild inhabitants along the way.

The Everest region is also adorned with that kind of unique culture. Similarly, most of the people living in this area belong to the Sherpa community, whose lifestyle and traditions are similar to those of Tibetans. These people are known for their friendliness and an open mind.

It’s always good to have a clear idea about it before visiting the place. This will help you overcome avoidable situations. Furthermore, this article is a detailed guide to trekking to Everest Base Camp for an enjoyable trip in the Himalayas.

Trip highlights

  • Get to enjoy the beauty of Everest Vicinity
  • Explore the all-around 360-degree view of the surrounding which will add value to your trip.
  • Explore the unmatched beauty of Namche Bazaar
  • Visit the ancient monasteries in Tengboche
  • Visit the world-famous Kala Pather during the visit.


Day 01

Arrive Kathmandu (1,350m)

On this day you arrive in Kathmandu and we transfer you to your hotel. After one’s arrival at the hotel you rest and rejuvenate and observe the locality. And, a member of Travel Nepal Now will brief about the itinerary on this same day.

Day 02

Visit Kathmandu

Back-end staff is busy arranging the day before but take advantage of the privilege of roaming the city and seeing interesting historical relics. Furthermore, we will visit Swayambunath on this day. It is also famous as Monkey Temple and Basantapur Durbar Square and, Kathmandu Durbar Square.

Day 03

Kathmandu- Lukla (2840m) - Phakding (2610m) 04hrs

After breakfast, 35 minutes by plane to Tenzing-Hillary Airport in Lukla. Around 3 am, we will begin a short trek through the thriving village of Lukla to reach Mount Pakding. Overnight at Lodge

Day 04

Phakding - Namche Bazaar (3440m) 06hrs

Today after breakfast, hiking via the pine woodland and tune leads us alongside the Dudh Koshi river crossing many suspension bridges. Our first glimpse is Mt.Thamserku (6618 m). We will input our go-to withinside the take a look at put up in Monjo, that’s the doorway to the Sagarmatha National Park. Similarly, the path climbs thru the forests and bridges after a very last steep ascent and receives the primary view of Mt. Everest with the Lhotse-Nuptse ridge. Finally, we arrived gateway to Mt. Everest, identified as “Namche Bazar “that’s the primary buying and selling middle of this region. Overnight in Lodge.

Day 05

Namche Bazaar - rest day for acclimatization.:

Today is an important day on our Everest Base Camp Trek because today we will be acclimatizing at Namche Bazaar and visiting the nearby monasteries and popular places in the region. Similarly, in the evening rest at a comfortable lodge and enjoy the local food and hospitality.

Day 06

Namche Bazaar - Tengboche, (3860m) 05:00hrs

After breakfast, the trek starts taking part in exceptional perspectives of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, and Thamserku. On the way to Tengboche, you may see wild lives like pheasant, musk deer, and Himalayan Thar. Continues stroll via the pine forests before we attain Tengboche. You can see the near views of Ama-Dablam, Nuptse, and Everest from The Tengboche. Tengboche has the most important Buddhist Monastery withinside the Khumbu region. Overnight in Lodge.

Day 07

Tengboche - Dingboche, (4350m) 05:00hrs

After breakfast, we leave the area through some Mani walls and Chortens and a small village. After walking for 5 hours, we arrived at Dingboche. You can see beautiful fields with stone walls to protect barley, buckwheat, and potatoes. Overnight at Dingboche.

Day 08

Acclimatize day In Dingboche

Today is the second acclimatization day on our trip. Explore around the Dingboche which will add value to your trip. Overnight in Lodge.

Day 09

Dingboche - Lobuche (4925m) 04:00hrs

Today we climb up the steep deadly moraine of the Khumbu Glacier. We at the moment are withinside the locality of Mount Everest however the exceptional mountain nonetheless stays mysterious. And, after 04 hours of trek, we arrived at Lobuche, wherein you start to sense a touch out of breath because of the excessive altitude. Overnight in Lobuche.

Day 10

Lobuche - Gorakshep (5170m) - Kalapatthar (5545m)-Gorakshep 06:00hrs

Early morning you start the trek. We comply with the direction of strolling via the Khumbu Glacier. Continuing on over a difficult floor we attain Gorakshep, in which a brief wreck is obtainable to fill up fluids. After 02 hours trek, we attain Kala Pattar. Kala Patthar is a small rocky height at the southwest ridge of Mt. Pumori. Likewise, it is a difficult climb to Kala Patthar, however the view from the pinnacle it`s top-notch you can`t imagine. You will see big creaking glaciers surrounding and traditional perspectives of Mount Everest. The perspectives from the summit of Kala Patthar (5545m) are absolutely outstanding.

Day 11

: Gorakshep - Everest base camp (8848m) - Lobuche (4925m) 06:00hrs.

Today trek to Everest Base Camp. Mt. Everest is understood as “Chomolungma” in Chinese,” Sagarmatha” in Nepali, Mt. Everest in English, the mountain became firstly known as Peak XV, in 1852 it became identified as the very best height on earth, and 4 years back became given the name “Mount Everest” in honor of Sir George Everest, who became the surveyor of general. Mount Everest is blanketed withinside the international background site of UNESCO and Nepal authorities includes “Sagarmatha National Park”. After seeing the breathtaking perspectives and the Khumbu glacier we go back and returned to Lobuche. Overnight in Lodge.

Day 12

Lobuche- Pangboche (3901m) 04:30hrs.:

After a healthy breakfast, we go down to the lovely twin villages of Pangboche. Similarly, today we stay in the new village of Pangboche for the night.

Day 13

Pangboche - Namche Bazaar (3440m) 05:00hrs

Today, we trek back via rhododendron and birch forest to the Tengboche, similarly, visit the oldest monastery in the Khumbu region. And, continue the trek, seeing stunning views of the Himalayas to the Namche Bazar and staying there for the night.

Day 14

Namche Bazaar - Lukla (2840m) 06:00hrs

Today is our last trekking day. We will follow the Dudh Kosi River back to Lukla.

Day 15

Lukla – Kathmandu (1310m) fly 35 minutes

Today we take an early morning flight for about 35 minutes and get a bird’s eye view from above.

Day 16


On the official final day of one’s trip. Our departure representative will drop you to the International airport for your final departure.


What’s Included

  • All arrival and departure transfer by Private AC vehicle.
  • 01 Full day Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour by Private vehicle with English speaking Guide.
  • 03 nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on BB ( Bed & Breakfast) Basis.
  • Arrival and & Departure Transport By private Car.
  • Tea house lodge accommodation with three meals during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner).
  • English speaking trekking guide with porter with their insurance.
  • Domestic air fare
  • Trekking permit (Conservation fee) & TIMS card.

What’s Not included

  • International Airfare.
  • Lunch/Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Entrance fee to all the sightseeing places.
  • Personal equipment.
  • Travel / medical insurance
  • Single room supplement fee if need.
  • Tips for the trekking guide and porter.
  • Shower charge during the trek.
  • Extra expenses if unavoidable circumstances such as weather hazards, political unrest, and avalanches.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks, (including cold drinks and mineral water).
  • Note: Sightseeing entrance fee will be charge as mention below: (Kathmandu city-Rs.750, Swoyambhunath stupa-Rs.200, Patan city-Rs.550, amounts total Rs. 1500 equivalent = US$ 15 totally per person).

Useful Info

Best time to visit Everest Base Camp Trek

The most popular trekking months in the Everest region are March, April, May, October, and November. These months are due to the best conditions. Moreover, spring and autumn usually have comfortable temperatures, fine weather, less rain, and less chance of problematic snowfall in the region. Also, if you travel here during this time of the year you can even explore the biggest festivals in the country.

Difficulties of Everest Base Camp Trek

The Everest Base Camp Trek is considered one of the tough treks in Nepal. Which can give someone a very hard time traveling.


Depending on what you are looking for in the Everest Base Camp you can find various accommodation facilities. However, you might find some difficulties while traveling here during the seasons. Because during the on-season it is very difficult to get the right accommodation due to the huge crowd of people doing the Everest Base Camp Trek. Therefore, to prevent that make sure you do all your booking 3-4 months before the trip.

Trails and route

Depending on the seasons you travel you might find various trails and routes to travel the place. Also, if you travel here during the off-season it might be very difficult for you to travel due to the harsh climate and weather which automatically makes the trails difficult. Therefore, to prevent that make sure you travel here during the spring and autumn season.

Climate and weather

Everest’s climate is always hostile to life. The warmest daily average temperature (in July) is only about -2 ° F (-19 ° C) at the summit. The coldest month, January averages -36 ° C (-33 ° F) and can drop to -60 ° C (-76 ° F). So, make sure you travel here at the right time to enjoy the full extent of the trip. And, to prevent bad weather and climate for your travel.

Lack of guides and porters

The Everest Base Camp is a challenging trek. Therefore, guides and porters play a vital role in the Base Camp trek. Without them, a successful trek is out of imagination. Also, if you travel here during the on seasons it will be very challenging to hire a good guide. Therefore, one who wants to do the Everest Base Camp Trek should book or talk to the travel company to book suitable guides for the trek.

Equipment required

One’s equipment for the trek plays an important role in the successful trekking journey.

  • Plenty of food
  • Plenty of water
  • First-aid kit.
  • Knife or multi-tool.
  • Hiking backpack.
  • Weather-appropriate clothing think moisture-wicking and layers
  • Hiking boots or shoes
  • Navigation tools such as a map and compass

Travel Insurance Required

Having travel insurance during the Everest Base Camp Trek is very important and compulsory without it you cannot do any kind of trek in Nepal not only Everest Base Camp Trek. Also, if you have your insurance with you then it will be very helpful to choose the right policy in case of emergency.

Safety and Security

Travel Nepal Now is a reputed company in the tourism sector of Nepal. So, our visitors’ safety is the utmost priority to our company. Therefore, you don’t have to worry about your travel with us and you can fully enjoy your tour.


When is the best time to visit Everest Base Camp Trek?

The trekking season for Everest Base Camp is from mid-September to May. October has traditionally been the most popular time for this hike, with stunning views and moderate temperatures. However, for a worthy photo, many travelers enjoy the cold winter season (December / January) with a small number of trails and clear skies.

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