Home Trip Types Camping Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest Base Camp Trek - 14 Days

Everest Base Camp Trek
1185

Everest Base Camp Trek itinerary is for the base camp trek. It is the most popular destination for the trek. Everest base camps are located two sides of Mount Everest. One is on the South base camp and another is North Basecamp. South located on Nepal side and north is on Tibet side at an altitude of 5,364 meters and 5,150 meters respectively. These camps are primary base on Mount Everest which is used by mountain hikers during hiking. Nepal side is used when trekking through the Southeast Ridge, while trekking through northeast ridge is using via Tibet.

Trekkers are taken to the Everest base camp from the south by Sherpas or porter and with the help of animals. Yaks are used usually from the south while there has vehicle facility up to the base camp. No need to do hiking from Tibet part, but hiking and trekking is most necessary from Nepal side.

The Everest Base camp trek on Nepal side is popular trekking route to the Mount Everest and visited by more than thousands of people every trekking season. The trek generally starts from Kathmandu fly to Lukla. Before beginning the trek, it is the better idea to take flight from Kathmandu to save time and energy. There is also another trekking route up to Lukla, which takes more 5 to 6 days from Kathmandu by drive and hiking.

List of Everest Base camp Trek Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival In Kathmandu
  • Day 02: Kathmandu to Lukla by flight and trek to Phakding
  • Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar from Phakding
  • Day 04: Rest in Namche
  • Day 05: Trek to Tengboche from Namche
  • Day 06: Trek to Dingboche
  • Day 07: Rest in Dingboche
  • Day 08: Trek to Lobuche
  • Day 09: Trek to Gorkhashep and Everest Base Camp and back to Gorkhashep
  • Day 10: Early morning trek to Kalapatthar and back Pheriche
  • Day 11: Pheriche to Namche
  • Day 11: Hike back to Lukla
  • Day 12: Lukla To Kathmandu
  • Day 13: Final Departure
Day 1
Arrival Kathmandu

On arrival in Nepal, our staff will pick you up from Airport and transport to Hotel at the heart of the city for the night.

Day 2
Kathmandu to Lukla by flight and trek to Phakding

On this day, early morning with the breakfast we headed to Kathmandu domestic airport to take the flight for Lukla. Around a scenic flight of 30 minutes from Kathmandu we will be at Lukla. Before that, we have time to explore the mountain Sherpa village, and our crew members loads the trekking equipment. Then the trial from Lukla leads to Chablung with the view of Mountain River Tharo Kosi way to Phakding. Overnight at guesthouse.

Day 3
Trek to Namche Bazaar from Phakding

Namche Bazaar is the Capital of Sherpa community, following the Village of Dudh Kosi River. It takes around 5/6 hours from Phakding to Namche Bazaar by walk. On the way we can see the beautiful view of Thamserku Peak, and the way leads to the agriculture project, an impressing looks around the whole way with the scene of snowcapped mountains. Through the way we enters Sagarmatha National Park (1148 Square Meters). After hiking some distance with climbing views of Mount Everest we reach street of Namche Bazaar.

Day 4
Rest in Namche

Usually at this point, trekkers as well climbers provide a day of rest for acclimatization. After the breakfast, take some sightseeing around the Namche Bazaar. After the short hike to little top, can get chance to see the outstanding views of Mount Everest, Ama Dablam, Thamerku, Lhotse, etc. It is better place to take some pictures for the memory for that you have been near to the highest point of the world. Overnight at guesthouse.

Day 5
Trek to Tengboche from Namche

Treks leads easy walking till the Phunki. After the village, we arise onwards Tengboche, which is mostly famous for the biggest monastery of the Everest Region. Tengboche village is located in Sagarmatha National park which is a UNESCO World heritage site since 1999 AD. Monastery opens at 3 PM, so if you been there before 3 can get chance to discover a Buddhist culture. Overnight in Teahouse.

Day 6
Trek to Dingboche

Simalarly we start our trial and leads downward crossing rich forest of Rhododendron, confer and other Green trees. With the beautiful landscape view of Mount Everest, we will reach Dingboche after 5/6 hours. Overnight hotel.

Day 7
Rest in Dingboche

Resting a day here assist us to acclimate over the 3000 meters height. It is the support camp for the Island Peak Expedition and Ama Dablam Climbing. Besides staying here, we move behind the village to see the other six of the world highest mountain of the world including Makalu, Cho Oyu. While Mount Everest is totally blocked by Lhotse Massif.

Day 8
Trek to Lobuche

Lobuche is located over 4930 meters of altitude and we are reaching narrow to the Everest. The trek is quite difficult that even days. The major hill of Thukla pass’s altitude make difficult for walk. The distance is no longer, while the trial follow with prayer flags and the scenic view of Everest. Overnight stay

Day 9
Trek to Gorkhashep and Everest Base Camp and back to Gorkhashep

This time you may feel uncomfortable because the climate temperature is less the -1 degree Celsius. After the flat trial around one hour then have to walk along the glacier. After the pleasure area the icey and the rough way is come with beautiful landscape views of mountains. And now arrived at Ghoreshep.

Before hiking to Everest base camp, we take a lunch at Ghoreshep and heads towards base camp. Way is rocky and tapering, so have to walk carefully whole over the trial. Finally we reach Everest Base Camp, we cannot spend overnight at base camp so we return back to Ghoreshep and stay overnight.

Day 10
Early morning trek to Kalapatthar and back Pheriche

In the early morning starting mount to Kalapatthar (5550 meters). At the top of the Kalapatthar, the strong wind get felt and there you get the adventure experience, one of the main point of Everest Massif. Then, continure back walking to Pheriche after breakfast.

Day 11
Pheriche to Namche

We get back around 1000 meters this day after with lots of ups and downs. We feel more comfortable. We get back swiftly by the pine forest, we get chance to see the wild mountain goats, birds, and other creatures that live in mountain on the way down to Namche.

Day 12
Hike back to Lukla

After the 6-7 hours walking we reach Lukla from Namche Bazar. This is the last day on the Mountain. Rest day staying at Lukla

Day 13
Lukla to Kathmandu

Early in the morning we fly back to Kathmandu. We take rest and in the evening we get out for shopping around the Thamel.

Day 14
Final Departure

Adventure is finally ends today in Nepal. So, back to own hometown. Our representative drops you to International Airport.

Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park

Most of the trekking routes of Everest region are inside the Sagarmatha national park. National Park is spread 1,148 square KM in Himalayan of the Khumbu region of Nepal. This national park is established in 1976 and listed on UNESCO world heritage site in 1979 AD. This park consists the world’s highest peak of the world Mount Everest (8848 meters).

Sherpa people and their Culture

Everest is mainly famous for Sherpa’s culture and traditions. About 300-400 years back, they are migrated from Kham region of Tibet and started living in Everest region of Nepal till now. Most of the Sherpa people work in mountaineering and expedition, they are known as the ethnic group. They speak their own language. During the Everest region trekking, we will visit the Sherpa village there.

Flora and Fauna

Almost in Nepal, we can find varieties of Flora and Fauna. Similarly, the Everest region is also rich in flora and fauna. Birch, Jupiter pines, firs, bamboo, and rhododendron are found in the lower zone while all vegetation of dwarf and shrubs are found in the upper zone of Everest region.

118 species of birds including Himalayan monal, and rare mammals including musk deer, snow leopard, Himalayan black bear and red panda use to taking shelter in this region.

Tengboche Monastery

This is the famous Tibetan Buddhist monastery and also called as Dwa Choling Gompa located in Tengboche village. It was built 1916 by Lama Gulu. We can see the best eye-catching views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Amadablam, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse and other mountains.

Expand/Close

Everest Base Camp Trek FAQS

How High Is Mount Everest?

It is already proved that, Mount Everest is the highest peak of the World. 8,848 meters/29029 feet is the highest point of the world from sea level, where Everest is located.

Where is Everest Base Camp, exactly?

There are two base camps of Everest on the opposite side of Everest. One is located on Nepal side (south base camp) and another is in Tibet side (north base camp). Everest Base Camp is at an altitude of 5364 meters high in Nepal and 5150 meters from Tibet side. The most popular trekking tour to Everest base camp is from Nepal.

How many days does Everest Base Camp Treks take?

It takes minimum 8 days to reach to Everest base camp at 17600 feet by trekking. But also, for the fastest way, people take a helicopter to take the view of Mount Everest from Base Camp. We have to do slow going up to maintain our body fit for the attitude and lower atmospheric pressure.

Included

  • minute of our trip save for our personal time. Escort to the hotel in a nice... Read More
  • OverviewDetails Itinerary ServicesCheck List
  • Cost Included:
  • Sagarmatha National Park entry fee
  • TIMS Card for Everest Base Camp Trekking
  • All Transport Pick up and drop in private Vehicle
  • Kathmandu Hotel 2night BB / 3 stars
  • Flight to Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu with airport tax
  • Guide flight Ticket Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu
  • Twin share accommodation in teahouse lodge during the days in trek
  • Food: 3 meals a day (Breakfast, lunch, and Dinner) with Cup of tea, provided from the teahouse menus
  • An English speaking & license holder trekking guide & the 01 porters each 2 person costumer: all insured, salary, food & accommodation all paid
  • Welcome Dinner at Nepali Culture restaurants
  • Kathmandu Half day Sightseeing
  • During sightseeing tours guide
  • First aid kit box
  • Local and govt. taxes

Excluded

  • Visa fees for Nepal(US$ 30 per person) for 15 days,
  • International flights
  • All drinks
  • Tips

You can send your inquiry via the form below.

Price From USD$1,399 USD$1,185/person
1,185
Total $ 1,185 USD

Trip Facts

  • Bus | Car | Plane
  • Above 2
  • 5364
  • Hiking | Trekking
  • Moderate

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a visa to enter Nepal?

All foreigners, except Indian citizens, need visas to enter Nepal. Visa can obtain from the Nepalese embassy. To get the Nepal visa you need the valid passport, two passport size photo, and visa fee.


Can I get Nepal visa on arrival?

Of course, you can easily get the Nepal visa on arrival on Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu. Visa for tourist with multiple entries for 3o days cost $40 or equal to other currency. You can add more visa date on request at Airport or from Nepal immigration.

Visa Information: Visa Valid for Fee 15 days US$ 25 30 days US$ 40 90 days US$ 100


Is a guide necessary to trek in Nepal?

Yes, a guide is necessary to trek in Nepal. The trekking trials are crossing through the wilderness, remote countryside, and high elevation in the Mountains. The guide is not needed to make your trip safer but also to make your trip more enjoyable as well as adventurous. Trekking and tours guides have their guide license and also they expert as well as gain the experience by doing the task in the same field less or more than 10 years.

How difficult is trekking in Nepal?

Trekking in Nepal is the best adventure activity in Nepal. Trekking difficulty depends on the particular trekking route and region.

Search Your Trips

GET DISCOUNT ON NEXT TRIP