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Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest Base Camp Trek - 14 days

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USD $ 1,999 per person
14 days
Max. Elevation
Group size
Min 2 (Single Supplement $150)
All ground transportation and domestic flights as per itinerary
Best Season
Sept, Oct, Nov, March, April, May
3*** Hotel in Kathmandu and Lodge / Tea House during the trek
Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals during the trek
Starts at
Ends at
Trip Route
Kathmandu - Lukla - Namche - Tengboche - Dingboche - Lobuche - Everest Base Camp - Kalapatthar - Tengboche - Monjo- Lukla - Kathmandu


    • Adventure on the foot of Mt. Everest amidst world’s highest mountain range.

    • Trekking to the highest point on top Kalapathar hill for closest view of Mt. Everest.

    • Enjoyable adventures with a blend of immense cultures and stunning scenic views.

    • Following the footsteps of legendary mountaineers to famous Everest base camp.

    • Within world heritage site, Sagarmatha National Park enriched with flora, fauna
‘adventure on the foot of world’s highest Mt. Everest and Mt. Lhotse.’
Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the most popular adventure destinations around the Himalayas, besides mountaineering expeditions.
Ever since the conquest of Mt. Everest, the influx of trekkers, mountaineers, and explorer have increased over the past last decades. 
At present in most major villages like Lukla and Namche Bazaar, one can witness. A blend of traditional and modern influences represents here in everything from cuisine to the arts.
This makes Everest Camp Trek more special, where one can walk in harmony with beautiful mountain scenery. Along with the age-old heritage and warm hospitality of the Sherpa and soaking into impressive cultures.
Everest is known by various names, in the early years it was known as Peak IV, and then became Everest. The local name in Nepal is Sagarmatha, summarily it is known as Chomolungma by the Sherpa of Tibetan origin language.
Mt. Everest straddles the border between Nepal and Tibet / China, where the southern side is more popular. Among the trekkers and mountaineers, where thousands of visitors visit every season of the year. Due to the mass flow of trekkers, the region is well organized providing facilities for travelers to Gorakshep. Situated a few hours before Everest Base Camp and close to the famous viewpoint of Kalapathar rocky hilltop. 
The Everest Base Camp trek begins after landing at Lukla Tenzing & Hillary Airport, walk leads through several nice villages. As the trek progresses enter Sagarmatha National Park, listed in World Heritage Sites enriched with exotic flora and fauna.
The trail follows up to the famed Namche Bazaar the major hub of Khumbu Sherpa, where a colorful market is held. Once a week on Saturday, an exciting and interesting place to experience as well to spend an extra day for acclimatization.
From Namche Bazaar, the adventure leads to higher terrain through beautiful woods of rhododendron and pine trees to Tengboche. 
Tengboche with a famous and impressive Monastery located faces a spectacular panorama of Everest and the beautiful peak of Ama Dablam. The adventure follows onwards leaving the green forest surrounding for complete mountain wilderness heading past Pangboche, the last permanent village. After Pangboche, with temporary settlements having lovely lodges to cater to the trekkers on route Everest Base Camp.
Walk leads to Dingboche and Lobuche to reach Gorakshep, the last settlement before our main highlight to Everest Base Camp. The adventure continues reaching moraine and remorseless fields of glaciers on the foot of towering
 Mt. Everest at base camp. Enjoy the dramatic scenery similar to arctic zone landscapes close to massif Khumbu Ice-Fall and towering giant peaks.
The views of Mt. Everest are obstructed by Lhotse and Nuptse peaks, for better views of Everest. The walk leads to a strenuous climb up to Kalapathar the highest point of the adventure, rewarding tremendous mountain panorama.
From the top of Kalapathar enjoy the best and closest views of majestic 
Mt. Everest with a series of snow-capped peaks. On achieving our goals and highlights, return journey on downhill to Namche Bazaar, and then back to Lukla for the last overnight. A scenic sweeping flight brings you to Kathmandu, after a marvelous adventure and great experience on Everest Base Camp Trek.
Important notes:
Please be informed the flight to Lukla or back to Kathmandu, might get diverted to Manthali Airport in the Ramechap district. Which is about a 4-5 hours’ drive on approx. 156 km. driving distance, in case of flight diversion from Ramechap.
We might have to transfer the clients on Day 02, after the sightseeing tour in the afternoon time. For an exciting and scenic drive to Manthali town airport and stay in the best available hotels. The next morning to catch a flight to Lukla takes about 20 or 25 minutes to Lukla and vice-versa. The diversion is due to heavy air traffic at Kathmandu airport that coincides with other domestic and international flights. 
If the flight to Lukla is diverted from Ramechap rather than Kathmandu, as per the notice of Nepal Civil Aviation. Everest Adventure Tour will inform all our clients well in advance regarding the changes. 
Sometimes, due to bad unfavorable weather conditions either from Kathmandu, Ramechap, or Lukla. The flight can get delayed or lead to cancellation, in this situation please bear with us and understand. 
For the sudden inconvenience, in this situation, our guide and the head office will try our best for a good solution.
Whether to charter a Helicopter or wait for a few days till the weather clears for a normal flight from both ends.
Trekkers who wish to fly from Gorakshep to Lukla or back to Kathmandu on a helicopter can inform us. That is after visiting the Everest base camp and climb of Kalapathar, this will make the trek shorter by 3-4 days. In the comfort of a chopper flight back to Kathmandu.

Important Note

Trek Mode: On best available Tea-House / Lodge basis.

Trek Grade: Moderate to Adventurous, due to high attitude.

Highest point: On top Kalapathar Hill at 5,643 m / 18,514 feet and
 Everest Base Camp 5,364 m / 17, 598 feet.

Area of Trek: Nepal Far North Mid-East around Khumbu and Everest region.

Trek duration: 12 Nights / 13 Days with flights both ways Lukla to Lukla.

Total Trip: 16 Nights and 17 Days from main arrival to final departures.

The Best Seasons for Everest Base Camp Trekking:
Interested people can trek to Everest base camp, in nearly all seasons, except for the wet months of monsoon. Which is mid-June to August during summer/monsoon seasons, where flights to Lukla seldom fly. Due to heavy monsoon dark rain clouds where visibility is poor for aircraft to fly and land.

The best favored seasons are spring and autumn/fall. The spring starts from March to May, when days are longer with enough sunlight hours.
 Normally the morning till mid-afternoon days are clear for views and scenic walks can get overcast late afternoon sometime. Can expect snowfalls, with cold morning and nighttime, and the mid-hills covered in the forest will be bright with wildflowers; in seasonal bloom. Especially the rhododendron of various colors from tall trees to bush, which is the national flower of Nepal.

The next high season is autumn/fall, from September to November, most days are fine and crystal clear. One can enjoy pleasant walks along with glorious views of surrounding snow-capped peaks. Days are much shorter due to limited sunlight hours, cold afternoons, and nights till morning time. Can get snowfall sometimes, but with a bright starry night sky.
Trekkers can also enjoy trekking to Everest base camp during the winter times of December to February. Most days are clear and sunny, but much shorter days due to limited sunlight hours. Cold freezing temperatures in the morning, evening, and night time, chances of snowfall also.

Culture and Religion on Everest Base Camp Trek:
The native of the Solu-Khumbu district of North Mid-East Nepal is populated by the Sherpa of Tibetan origin. As the name ‘Sher’ means East and ‘Pa’ for people the tribes of Eastern Tibet. Migrated to the southern region of Everest with a history of more than the 17th century interwoven with the teaching of Buddha. Which is known as the Mahayana religion of Nyingma or Tibetan Buddhism sects. 

The Sherpa enjoys various religious events and festivals, the main events are Saga Dawa, the birth anniversary of Lord Buddha. As well the Tibetan New Year called Lo-Shar falls in February as per Tibetan Buddhism Calendar. The next major festival held around the Khumbu region of Everest is Mani Rimdu, which takes place in Tengboche Monastery. In mid-October or the first week of November as per the auspicious day chosen by the high priest from the Tibetan Lunar calendar.

Basically, the Sherpa are farmers raising and breeding live stocks, but since the arrival of foreign visitors. The local economy is dependent upon tourism, as one can experience this trek to Everest base camp from Lukla.

The Sherpa men folk are famous as natural mountaineers and high-altitude guides around the Himalayas. Where every Sherpa respects the mountains as the abode of God, Goddess, and holy spirits. On treks, can witness every house adorned with prayer flags, and every village is lined with prayer monuments.    

Trip Itinerary

On arrival at Kathmandu and Nepal International Airport, after clearing the visa formalities, and claiming the baggage. Head towards departure exit, where our staff receives you for a short transfer to the hotel. After getting refreshed join on the lobby with other members for Everest Base Camp briefing, provided by our guide, leader. On briefing full information of the treks, and hotels in Kathmandu as well of local cultures with do’s and don’ts. Evening a lovely dinner introduction to Nepali foods with exciting cultural programs. 

Morning after breakfast, our city / cultural guide takes you on a tour visiting world heritage sites around Kathmandu city. Includes Old Durbar Square / Palace Courtyard, residence of Living Goddess the Kumari; and to Swyambhunath Stupa with more 2,600 years of history. Then head towards holy Hindu temple of Pashupatinath and Bouddhanath a huge Buddhist Stupa. After an exciting and interesting tour back to hotel, preparation and packing for trekking.

Non-essential clothing and items not required for treks, can be stored in the Hotel or with Everest Adventure Tour.   

Starting early morning for super scenic flight to Lukla, a short drive to Kathmandu domestic airport. After going through security then board in a small spacious aircraft for sweeping short flight of 30 minutes or more. During air enjoy spectacular panorama of Himalayan range of peaks with views of Mt. Everest.

As plane makes landing on a short runways of Lukla’s Tenzing & Hillary Airport, after claiming the baggage. Having time for some refreshment, and start the trek following through Lukla town and then down to Dudh Koshi River.

Walking past lovely Sherpa villages, where path are lined with Buddhist monuments known as prayer walls. Facing grand views of Kongde and Kusum Kanguru peaks, the reaching Phakding for overnight halt. Located by the raging glacial Dudh Koshi River, check into a nice lodge with time to explore around.

Today’s walks takes you to famous Namche Bazaar, the Sherpa Capital of Khumbu region of Everest. Morning walk follows a nice pleasant trail with ups and down to cross a long suspension bridge. Then head for a short steep up to Monjo village with views of Tharmasarku peaks. A short walk from Monjo to enter Sagarmatha National Park, the cross a bridge above the same river to Jorsalle. 
The last settlement before Namche Bazaar, stopping here for possible lunch break, afternoon walk on the river bed. Walking within lovely cool forest of pines, fir and rhododendron trees, as route leads to cross a high bridge. From the bridge on undulating winding ups to Namche Bazaar for two overnight halt.

Namche Bazaar a fascinating small town with fancy restaurants, luxury hotels and resorts, as well many shops and stores. Facilities of banks and ATM for trekkers, an exciting place to be with close views of Kongde peaks.

A leisure and free day, for short hike higher up to support acclimatization before heading higher ground.

Places of interest in Namche Bazaar for short hikes:
The best and short hike above Namche Bazaar climb up to Park Museum, which is at approx. 3,550 m. An interesting place situated on a high ridge facing grand vista of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse with majestic Ama Dablam. Includes views of Kantega, Tharmasarku and Kwangde range of peaks with Khumbila, the patron god of Khumbu Sherpa. Enjoy tour of the museum nearby provides full information of Khumbu area, cultures and flora/ fauna.

The next good hike for few hours climb to Syangboche ridge with a small old airstrip. From here continue walk up to Everest View Hotel, located on a high green hill covered in beautiful forest. One of the world’s first luxury deluxe hotels and of Khumbu area, built in 1971. Has been listed on the Guinness Book of World Record in 2004 as the highest placed hotels. At the height of 3,962 m / 13,000 feet, enjoy the serene surrounding with views of Mt. Everest.

Optional Hike to Khumjung and Khunde villages, located down from Everest View Hotel on a wide glacial valley. Beneath Mt. Khumbila, Khumjung with 500 years old Gompa / monastery treasures a scalp believed to be of a Yeti.

Continue walk to Khunde, the first and only hospital of Khumbu built by late Sir Edmund Hillary. From here follow a pleasant trail and steep downhill back to Namche Bazaar.

After a refreshing rest in Namche Bazaar, morning a pleasant walk on the scenic trail to Tengboche Monastery. The walk leads on wide scenic path with ever present views of snow-capped peaks. Then downhill to Imjatse River for lunch stop at small place of Phunki Tenga, amidst beautiful woodland. Afternoon few hour climb up to picturesque Tengboche and the monastery, one of the most photogenic spot. Encircled by array of peaks with grand views of Mt. Everest and Ama Dablam, surrounded by green tree lines. At Tengboche tour of monastery interior of great religious and cultural interest. Tengboche having several good lodges for overnight stops, some trekkers spends night at Deboche, a small place half down from Tengboche. 

Enjoy the morning views of Mt. Everest and close look of towering Ama Dablam, having breakfast. Morning walks downhill to a bridge, where tree lines drops for mountainous terrain, following gradual uphill to Pangboche. The last permanent village en route Dingboche and beyond to Everest base camp, the walk leads to slow up. Reaching a small place of Somare for possible lunch stop, afternoon on gradual up and down to a stream. After crossing a small bridge climb for an hour or more to enter Imjatse Valley, where Dingboche settlement located. 

A beautiful valley and nice settlement of Dingboche for overnight in the comfort of in the best available lodge. 

Another free day in Dingboche for acclimatization and short hike to a scenic hill of Nakarjung. A few hours climb above Imjatse valley and Dingboche with grand views of Ama Dablam North Face with Island Peak. The top of Nakarjung a good height for acclimatization as well for stunning panorama of surrounding snow-capped peaks. Rest of the afternoon at leisure and stroll around the Dingboche lovely settlements.

Starting the morning with slow and steady walks uphill and then on pleasant ups to Thugla for lunch. This is where Pheriche and Dingboche trail joins to Lobuche towards Everest base camp. As well the point where Khumbu glaciers melts to torrential river at Thugla with few small tea-house. Afternoon a steep climb for an hour to Thugla ridge top, and then on easy trail to Lobuche for overnight halt.

Leaving Lobuche after an early breakfast for a long day walk to Everest base camp. Starts with nice pleasant morning walks, then reaching above Khumbu glacier, walk over rocky moraine and descend to Gorakshep. A small settlement with 3-4 nice lodges beneath the rocky black hill of Kalapathar and Mt. Pumori.

After a refreshing stop, continue walk heading east to Everest base camp, the trail follows on rocks and sandy path. The route leads to short ups and down reaching the Khumbu glacier at Everest base camp. Enjoy the dramatic landscapes similar to arctic zone covered in ice, snow and moraine amidst towering giant peaks.
Great close views of Khumbu Ice-Fall and glaciers, but Mt. Everest is blocked by Lhotse, Nuptse and Lola peaks. The places is busy with mountaineers during high season of climbing from March to May. After an overwhelming experience head back to Gorakshep for overnight stop.  

On achieving the main target and goal, another highlights to complete climb to the highest hill on top Kalapathar. Start early morning taking a slow and easy pace enjoying the surrounding scenery, after few hour of strenuous climb. Reach on the highest point of the adventure, for every hard effort rewards you with stunning panorama of snow-capped peaks. Enjoy the fantastic closest views of
Mt. Everest, Lhotse and Nuptse with Mt. Pumori close ahead.

After an overwhelming scenic panorama descend to Gorakshep for return journey, having breakfast walk downhill to Lobuche. From here to Thukla, where our route diverts downhill to Pheriche valley, can be quite windy during afternoon time. However the walk is pleasant to Pheriche a lovely settlement with number of great lodges for overnight stop. 

From Pheriche the walk gets better as you lose the altitude, heading down to Pangboche village. After Pangboche an easy descend to a bridge with last few hours climb to Tengboche for overnight halt. Enjoy the climb amidst beautiful forest surrounding on reaching the top, transfer into a nice lodge.

Start the morning for a long downhill walk although a long day but pleasant on losing more heights. Enjoy the morning glorious views of snow-capped peaks with 
Mt. Everest and walk down to Imjatse River. A slow uphill to Shanasha and Kyanjinma a small settlement with grand views of Everest and Ama Dablam. 
Walk leads on winding trail to Namche Bazaar for possible lunch stop, before heading more down to Dudh Koshi River. After Namche Bazaar descend to a river bank reaching Jorsalle and then short steep up, reaching the national park exit.

A short walk from the park to lovely Monjo village in the comfort of a nice lovely lodge.

Enjoy the last day walk of the journey to Lukla, following pleasant trail from one nice village to another. Crossing bridges few times towards Phakding, and then reaching Ghat village. After few hours of good walk, an uphill for an hour more to the entrance gate of Lukla. On reaching Lukla town transfer to a nice hotel or lodge for last overnight around Khumbu and Everest region.

Early breakfast and then short walk to Tenzing & Hillary airport, as the plane arrives. Get on board for a scenic flight of half hour to land at Kathmandu airport, and then transfer to your hotels. Rest of the day at leisure for individual activities after a great wonderful adventure on Everest base camp trek.

We have reserved a day free as contingency in case of flight day on both ends to and from Kathmandu and Lukla. As Himalayan weather even in the best seasons of the year, can be unpredictable with bad unfavorable weather. Where flights cannot operates, if all goes well according to our itinerary days. Enjoy the free day for shopping or join in for tour to Patan or Bhaktapur cities, worth a visit.

Final day in Kathmandu and Nepal, as time for your international flight for homeward bound or next port of call. Transfer to Kathmandu, Nepal international airport bidding farewell to your guide and staff, after a marvelous and enjoyable adventure on Everest base camp trek.

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    • All Arrival and Departure Transfer from airport to hotel and vice-versa, vehicles according to group size.  
    • Three star hotels in Kathmandu on bed and breakfast basis. 
    • Domestic airfare from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu.

    • Full board trekking includes twin sharing accommodation on best available 
local lodges, includes Breakfast, lunch, dinner with afternoon tea / snacks.
    • Service of guide, trekking staff as per size of a group with porters.

    • Wages, meals, medical allowance of guides, trekking staff and porters.

    • Applicable Trekking Permits, includes Sagarmatha National Park
 Entrance Fees.

    • Comprehensive Medical Kit carried by our guide if required for minor 
wounds and sickness.

    • Sightseeing tour around Kathmandu valley as per the itinerary
    • Welcome or Farewell dinner in Kathmandu.

Doesn't Include

    • Nepal Visa, Personal Medical & Travel Insurance.

    • Expenses of personal nature, meals in Kathmandu and gratitude or tipping for trekking staff, drivers, porters and guide, including extra snacks and refreshments.

    • Personal trekking gear, including sleeping bags and down jackets (if it is not
 included on the trip cost).

    • Emergency Evacuation if required by any means of transportation, including
 Helicopter Service.

    • Personal medical kit, as advised by you doctors.

    • Early return from the trek due to personal domestic or medical reasons, no refund will be entertained on breaking the journey.


Frequently Asked Questions

It all depends upon the trip cost as per the itinerary set by Everest Adventure Tour. Normally we accommodate trekkers on normal standard lodge having nice rooms with good foods. But if the clients request us to upgrade the standard of lodge accommodation, we will certainly comply with the request and need of our valuable clients. Where the cost will be slightly higher on Luxury type lodges than on budget or standard lodge accommodation.

Trekkers will be surprised to find good food menu of varieties, from Tibetan, Nepali, Indian and Chinese to Continental. Includes long list of snacks and drinks for the customer delights in most lodges on treks. The lodge accommodation are nice and lovely according to the choices of the trekkers. From budget, standard to luxury accommodation, either attached or non-attached bath and toilets.

Trekkers should remember as the trek leads higher areas around Dingboche, Lobuche and Gorakshep. Where attached bath and toilets are not available due to freezing temperatures in the night and morning. Where all plumbing systems freeze, and stops the flow of water which will be filled with ice. 

On higher areas the lodge provides rooms with common toilets and bathrooms, which is much better than having in rooms. Due to harsh climate and terrain conditions, where all trekkers will understand and has to compromise. 

However, all lodges are clean with good rooms, having large dining with potbellied stoves to make the environment warm and cozy.

As this trek involves high altitude, anything can happen like normal sickness or altitude sickness like AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness).

All trekkers when booked with Everest Adventure Travel needs to purchase Travel and Medical Insurance. Which should cover expenses of immediate and fast transportation like Helicopter with all medical bills incurred. The Travel insurance should cover in case if one has to use helicopter services, if the flight get delayed or cancelled. The other reasons is if the trail is blocked by sudden landslides or avalanches, as well with heavy snow-fall. Where trekkers have to return back to Kathmandu due to bad weather or unfortunate incidents.   

Everest base camp, although a high altitude treks it does involves high passes like in other trekking adventures. However to be on the safe side, minimum age is above 14 years to be accompanied by parents or guardian. The oldest of 70 years, but all should be in good physical shape and in sound medical health. 

Even though some can take the challenge with some medical problem, should take advice from your doctors and inform the company on booking.

The main festivals of the Khumbu Sherpa is Gyalbo Losar, which is New Year falls within the month of mid-February or early March. According to Tibetan Buddhist Calendar, the next big event is Saga Dawa falls at the end April or May. Saga Dawa is the birth Anniversary of Lord Buddha the ‘Light of Asia’. As well Mani Rimdu a colorful religious festivals held in mid-October or first week of November at Tengboche Monastery. Mani Rimdu also takes place in Thame village west of Namche Bazaar at the end of May or first week of June also.

If interested to be part of the festival or to observe the events, please inform us for the actual dates. 

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