About Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the top famous and dream trekking places for hikers. Everest Base Camp Trek 14 Days Itinerary: A adventure to lead you to the base of the world's highest mountain, Mt. Everest (8,848.86 m), an experience for the ones whose dream soars better than clouds, and a journey where one will sense the warmth of the maximum welcoming people, Sherpas in one of the coldest areas of the Earth. Mt. Everest Base Camp Trek 14 Days will lead you miles away from the hustle of your lifestyles into the lap of Himalayan nature, wherein each individual grows to be one despite different culture, caste, religion, and language. Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary path is mild with some steep ascents and descents, so one can assist you in testing your own staying power and increase it beyond that. This trek is also known as EBC Trek.

Everest Base Camp Trek Package starts with a scenic and exciting flight to Lukla. From Lukla, you may ascend to Namche Bazar via the forested trail. Namche Bazar is the largest Sherpa village and tourist hub of the Everest Region. Taking a break day here, you will trek as much as Tengboche, in which you'll go to Tengboche monastery, the oldest monastery of the entire area. Further, the trail will take you up to the Everest Base Camp with a hike to Kala Patthar.

14 Days Everest Base Camp Trek trail will undergo several villages, dense pine, oak, rhododendron forests, and rivers and offer a beautiful mountain landscape. On Everest Base Camp Trekking, you'll get to witness some of the 8,000 meters above mountains like Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Makalu (8,481 m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201 m), and numerous other peaks like Kangtega (6,782 m), Ama Dablam (6,812 m), and Thamserku (6,623 m), Island Peak (6,189 m), Mt. Nuptse (7,861 m).

Everest Base Camp Trek's difficulty degree is marked challenging. The path is hard, and you need to be in precise form to head on Everest Base Camp Trek. A flawlessly planned Everest Base Camp Trek 14 Days Itinerary and a professional manual will assist you in reaching Everest Base Camps without any trouble. We, Himalayan Asia Treks and Expedition P Ltd, have designed our Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary, including enough acclimatization days between the adventure to ensure you aren't having any issues. We will provide with us you're enjoying every moment of your Everest Base Camp Trek. Please contact us anytime for any further facts concerning the trekking or Everest Base Camp Trek Costs. We, Himalayan Asia Treks and Expedition P Ltd, provide detailed information about Everest Base Camp Trek difficultiesEverest Base Camp Trek Training Tips, and other information about the Everest Trekking Trek Blog section also.

Everest Base Camp Trek Distance:

Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the famous and iconic Trekking packages in Everest, Nepal. Everest Base Camp Trek Distance is 130 KM that means one way is 65 KM which is started and ended in Lukla. 130 KM Distance Everest Base Camp Trek is not long a route as distance-wise. Trekkers have trek 130 KM Everest Base Camp Trek Distance in 12 Days, including acclimatization days in Namche and Dingboche. For Everest Base Camp Trek Distance detail information, we provide EBC Trek MAP also.

Accommodations on Everest Base Camp Trek:

On Everest Base Camp Trek, you will spend overnight in a hotel or guest house. The rooms might be on twin-sharing terms with little space and some pieces of furniture. Likewise, washrooms can also be on sharing basis. In Kathmandu, Himalayan Asia Treks book in beautiful three-big name hotel. Rooms can be significant with personal restrooms.

Everest Base Camp Trek Difficulties/How hard is EBC Trek?

Everest Base Camp Trek difficulty is marked moderate by using experts. However, the path can get a bit arduous and hard in a few sections. You must stroll on average of 6 to 7 hours each day and day by day; growing altitude may also make the journey challenging. However, with strong willpower, good health, physical fitness, and our professionally designed Everest Base Camp Trek Package itinerary, you'll efficiently complete this trek.

Best time to head on Everest Base Camp Trekking:

The best time to head on trekking in Everest Base Camp Trek is from Spring (March-May) and Autumn (September-November). You also can go on the Everest Base Camp trek in January. However, the cold climate won't be excellent healthy for everyone. Similarly, throughout the monsoon, the vicinity receives rainfall, which makes the path slippery and dangerous.

Everest Base Camp Trek Elevation:

Mt. Everest is the very best peak in the world. The top challenging part of Everest Base Camp Trek is Everest Base Camp Elevation. On the first day, at the same time as withdrawing from Kathmandu to Lukla, the altitude of Lukla is 2840 meters. Everest Base Camp is the lowest of Mt. Everest. The top of Mt. Everest is 8848m, Everest Base Camp height is 5364m, and the very best point of Everest Base Camp Tours is Kala Patthar, 5643m. Generally, while going to Everest Base Camp, we can walk 5-6 hours consistent with day and 400m – 700m. Everest Base Camp Trek Altitude starts evolved from Lukla 2640m to Kala Patthar 5643m.

Everest Base Camp Weather and Temperature:

Before becoming an Everest Base Camp Trek member, Trekkers/Hikers must understand Everest Base Weather and Temperature. December and February isn't always desirable time for excessive passes but decreases Everest is good. In those months, a little bit of snow, so the climate is suitable for lower Everest and not viable in excessive bypass and top Everest. March to May is the right season for Everest Base Camp Trek and other Everest Tour Packages. June to August is a typically wet season, so it's no longer suitable to do Everest Base Camp Trek. September to November is called the autumn season, which is the first-class season of Everest Base Camp Trek.

Himalayan Asia Treks: A local Trekking Company in Nepal provides detailed information about Everest Base Camp Trek.

  1. Packing list for Everest Base Camp Trek 14 Days
  2. Journey Everest Base Camp to Kalapatthar Trek
  3. 9 Things You Need to Know About Everest Base Camp Trek
  4. Everest Base Camp Trek | Itinerary | Cost | Season | Permits | Review
  5. Travel Insurance and Emergency Rescue in Trekking in Nepal
  6. Benefits of Using Trekking Companies in Nepal 
  7. Ten popular places in Everest

Flight Information approximately Kathmandu and Lukla Everest Base Camp Trekking:

Forgoing Everest Base Camp Trekking, we ought to fly from Kathmandu to Lukla with a small Twin Otter plane. Lukla airport is Nepal's domestic airport and Himalaya vicinity airport, so there is no extra facility like in a different airport. Sometimes, flights can be canceled or delayed because of mountain weather or some technical issues with aircraft. In that case, you have to pay for additional day's bills in Kathmandu or Lukla. If a flight canceled and you have a worldwide flight in such case,

Nepal Government has introduced a new flight timetable to Lukla from Kathmandu, shifting from Ramechhap until further awareness to avoid the heavy site visitors congestion traffic in Kathmandu airport. The Ramechhap airport is far 130KM a long away from Kathmandu and approximately four hours of driving.

If you avoid a flight from/ to Ramechhap to Lukla to Ramechhap, another alternative is a Helicopter Charter for five people. Generally, the Helicopter fee is USD500.00 in keeping with man or woman for one way. Helicopter constitution service is not guaranteed. After affirming your Everest Base Camp Trek, we can coordinate with the Helicopter agency for a charter for your easy transport.

Highlights

  • Explore Kathmandu City and heritage sites.
  • Scenic flight of Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu.
  • Exploring the Everest Base Camp.
  • Everest Base Camp Trekking cover up to 5545 meter.
  • Everest Base Camp Trekking route is through Sherpa village.
  • Buddhist culture in Everest Base Camp Trekking route.
  • Breathtaking view of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse and other peaks.
  • Culture and lifestyle of Sherpa people in Everest region.
  • Various monastry and gompa in Everest region.
  • Sunrise Tour from Kalapathhar .
  • 360 aerial view of Everest from Kalapatthar. 

Day to Day Itinerary

Welcome to the land of Himalaya and historical city of Kathmandu. After finished the formality of Immigration, our representative receives from airport and transfer towards hotel. After reaching in hotel, short brief about Everest Base Camp Trek and re - check equipment and other things.
Overnight in Kathmandu. 

  • Accommodation: Three Star Hotel.
  • Location: Kathmandu.
  • Altitude: 1350m.

We are starting our Everest Base Camp Trek from domestic airport of Kathmandu to Tenzing Hillary Airport at Lukla flight. This is 30 min flight and considered as one of the extreme airport in the world. After landed in Lukla Airport, we will start our first day trek towards Phakding. From Lukla, we pass through Chaurikharka Village and descent towards Dudhkoshi Ghat (2530m). To reach Phakding from Ghat , we follow the bank of Dudhkoshi river.
Overnight in Phakding. 

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House / Lodge
  • Location: Phakding.
  • Altitude: 2610m.

We take breakfast at Phakding and start our hiking towards Namche Bazar. The Namche Bazar is one of the biggest market and known as the Gateway of Everest Region. Today, we will hike around Dudhkoshi River and experienced one of the longest suspension bridges. We pass a beautiful pine forest and reach Monjo , Jorsalle and beautiful Mani stone walls en route.

Overnight in Namche Bazar. 

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House / Lodge
  • Location: Namche Bazar.
  • Altitude: 3440m.

Today is the first day of acclimatization day for Everest Base Camp Trek and Namche Bazar is one of the best places for acclimatization. After taking breakfast, we will hike towards Khumjung village and Everest View Point from where you can see Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Kongde and so on.
Overnight in Namche Bazar. 

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House / Lodge
  • Location: Namche Bazar.
  • Altitude: 3440m.

Breakfast in Namche Bazar and we will hike towards Tengboche. While reaching in Tengboche, we pass rhododendron and pine forest, beautiful Sherpa village like Syangboche . Tengboche village which is one of the beautiful and well settle Sherpa villages in Everest Region. In Tengboche, we explore Tengboche Monastery which one is one the biggest and oldest monasteries among Everest.

Overnight in Tengboche.  

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House / Lodge
  • Location: Tengboche.
  • Altitude: 3860m.

Finishing breakfast, we follow the Imja river to reach Dingboche. While tracing the path towards Everest Base Camp Trek , we experience few suspension bridge , pine forest, Pangboche Village and other . In Pangboche village, we visit Pangboche Monastery which one is one the oldest monasteries in Everest.
Overnight in Dingboche. 

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House / Lodge
  • Location: Dingboche.
  • Altitude: 4410m.

Today is the second acclimatization day for Everest Base Camp Trek. On acclimatization day at Dingboche , we will hike near places like Chukkang and Imja Valley from here we can connect route for Island Peak Climbing.
Overnight in Dingboche. 

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House / Lodge.
  • Location: Dingboche.
  • Altitude: 4410m.

Get ready for more adventurous and tougher trek today, as we are going to scale more rising terrain and higher altitudes from Dingboche to Lobuche. We will pass Dungla, a memorial hilltop en route to Lobuche. Our tougher walk until Lobuche surprises us with its amazing gift- the stunning view of Mt. Lobuche, Nupse and Pumori, as if the trail has been teasing us and measuring our guts, on endurance. Get warm inside a tea house.

Overnight in Lobuche.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House / Lodge.
  • Location: Lobuche.
  • Altitude: 4940m.

Our trekking route for today is Lobuche to Everest Base Camp traverses through Gorakshep with a pretty easier walk than the earlier day. En route we will encounter Khumbu Glacier and ice slopes at the base of Mt. Everest. Upon arrival at Everest Base Camp, we take a rest and enjoying the charismatic view around. We Later, we trace back to Gorakshep for overnight stay.
Overnight in Gorakhshep.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House / Lodge.
  • Location: Gorakhshep
  • Altitude: 5364m.

Hiking towards Kala Patthar have to start at early morning. At early morning, this is best time to see aerial view of Mt. Everest and breathtaking sunrise view in Everest. Hikers / Trekkers can see closure view of Mt. Everest from Kala Patthar. After back to Gorakhshep , we will be back towards Pheriche with keeping memories about Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar.

Overnight in Pheriche. 

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House / Lodge.
  • Location: Pheriche.
  • Altitude: 4371m.

The trail from Pheriche to Namche Bazar is descend so easy to hike down. On the way, we pass rhododendron forest, juniper trees , mountain goats, pheasants and other wild animals and birds common to the area.
Overnight in Namche Bazar. 

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House / Lodge.
  • Location: Namche Bazar.
  • Altitude: 3440m.

We began our trek towards Lukla after breakfast. We pass many suspension bridges in Dudhkoshi River, pass by several monasteries and villages before reaching Lukla. We finished our Everest Base Camp Trek for this time, so can enjoy with your staff who always support to succeed your journey to Everest Base Camp.
Overnight in Lukla. 

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Tea House / Lodge.
  • Location: Lukla.
  • Altitude: 2860m.

At early morning, we start our journey towards Kathmandu by taking flight. You will transfer towards hotel after landed domestic airport in Kathmandu. After reaching in Kathmandu, you have leisure time for buying souvenir to your family and friends. At evening, you can enjoy dinner with cultural program.

Overnight in Kathmandu.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Accommodation: Three Star Hotel.
  • Location: Kathmandu.
  • Altitude: 1350m.

Hope, you had a great holiday in Nepal’s Himalaya while Everest Base Camp Trek. Himalayan Asia Treks staff will drop at airport three hours of your flight time. 

  • Meals: Breakfast.

What's Included

  • Accommodation on BB basis in Kathmandu in best three star hotel in twin/double sharing.
  • Accommodation on full board in Everest Base Camp Trekking routes in best mountain lodge in twin or double sharing.
  • Ground Transportation (Airport pick up and drop, sightseeing by private).
  • Flight ticket of Kathmandu – Lukla- Kathmandu.
  • Three times meals at Everest Base Camp Trekking route.
  • Government licensed English speaking guide.
  • Porter (one porter for two person and carry 20 kg).
  • All necessary paper work like Permit and TIMS card (Trekkers information management system).
  • Sagarmatha national park entrance fees.
  • Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance for the Guide and Porter.
  • Travel and rescue arrangement.
  • All our government taxes, vat, official expenses & service charges.
  • Twenty four call assistance by our office representative.
  • Farewell dinner in typical Nepali restaurant.
  • Sleeping bag and duffel bag will provide by our company have to return after trek.
  • Government taxes and office service charge.
  • Meals in Kathmandu .
  • Any type of insurance.
  • Personal nature expenses like bar bills, water, tea coffee, shower, laundry, wi fi in trekking route.
  • Tips (Not Mandatory but expected).
  • Any extra cost which is not mentioned in Cost includes column.
  • Extra day for natural calamities like flood, landslide, flight cancellation.

Useful Information

Hotel and Accommodation on Everest Base Camp Trekking:

We provide in the City area the best three stars (above three stars is on client requested) and lodge/teahouse during the trek. A Teahouse/lodge is the combination of a guest house and restaurant where rooms are usually decorated and available bed, pillow, and blankets. In every trekking route, we provide only a teahouse/lodge because there is no availability of a deluxe hotel. Therefore, the single supplement charge will cost an additional USD 220.

Meals Everest Base Camp Trekking:

The meal which is provided in the trekking area is included breakfast, lunch, and dinner. We provide breakfast and dinner where you stay overnights, and our guide will choose a restaurant for lunch on the way. Our guide and other staff always give priority t served delicious, hygienic and each place special food. We recommend you bring water purification tablets.

Guide and porter in Everest Base Camp Trekking:

We provide you best staff to you who have good experience and government license. In a group, we provide one guide till 16 pax and one porter for each two-person. One porter carries 20 kg.

Luggage/Bag pack in Everest Base Camp Trekking:

For main luggage, we will provide one porter for two-person. So we suggest you make two bag packs for trekking. One is for you to put cash, mobile, passport, sun cream, water bottle or light things you need every time and another one where you can put your clothes, spare jacket, and other heavy items. Domestic airlines provide fifteen kg, including your handbag; excess weight is chargeable around USD one per kg.

Passport and Visa:

The first thing for traveling anywhere, you need a valid passport with at least six months. You can obtain a visa for Nepal from Nepalese consulates or on arrival in Kathmandu or other borders, or the most reliable source of information is currently the Department of Immigration Nepal if you fill online form and bring it with you. It would be easier to get a visa at any Nepal border.

Weather:

Nepal's climate varies with its topography and altitude. The low land Terai area has a hot and humid climate that can rise above 40 degrees Celsius during summer, middle region weather is pleasant almost all the year, and northern region temperature is always cold.

Nepal has four seasons:

  • Spring: Mar-May: The temperature is suitable in this season, and many flowers blossom and best season for trekking.
  • Summer: (Jun-Aug): Monsoon season in Nepal, weather is hot and wet at times.
  • Autumn: (Sep-Nov): This is the best season for tours and treks in Nepal. At that time, the weather is delightful so are the mountains and Himalayas. This season is also the season of festivals as Nepal celebrates the most significant festival Nepali name Dashain and Tihar.
  • Winter: (Dec-Feb): This season is known as the Cold season, so it's not a good time for high altitude trekking time.

Best Time to Go Trekking in Nepal:

The best to do trekking in Nepal is in September to November and March to May. December and January are also possible to trekking, but the winter season would be cold and snowfall; we can suggest the lower part of mountain trekking. On the other hand, June, July, and August is the raining season, so we recommend contacting us for the best trek.

Personal Expenses Everest Base Camp Trekking:

Personal expenses mean which is not covered your package column cost include. Usually, you have to pay for table drinks (alcoholic/nonalcoholic beverages), snacks (on the trek), tips, souvenirs, hot showers, and extra days if a flight is canceled or any other natural disasters.

Group Size, guide and crew member Everest Base Camp Trekking:

Himalayan Asia Treks are organizing Everest base camp trekking single to a maximum of sixteen pax in one group. If we have more than sixteen pax, we split this group into more groups. If there are two or more groups, you can walk together and stay in the same lodge, but the guide and other staff will be different. Our crew member is government certified and experienced in trekking fields.

Join a fixed date group trek or private departure Everest Base Camp Trekking:

During our establishment of the company, we operated group joining, fixed departure, and personal basis. If you are single and planning to join our group, please check our fixed departure date or consult with our operator.

Insurance/Rescue/Evacuation for Everest Base Camp Trekking:

In the trekking route, sometimes there was a bad accident due to high altitude sickness or causality. If something happens on the trekking route or when you are in Nepal, you can contact your guide or office staff. We facilitate our client's spot at the hospital by air or ambulance. Therefore, we suggest to our client please do insurance and forward it to our company with your other document. For more details, Click Here. TIPS TO PREVENT HIGH ALTITUDE SICKNESS IN TREKKING IN NEPAL.

Some do's and do not's Everest Base Camp Trekking :

  • Respect local culture and people:
  • The Nepalese people are friendly and hospitalize by nature, so you do not have difficulty adjusting here.
  • While entering Temple, check in some temple not allowed to enter for non-Hindus. If there is permitted to join, please do not wear leather things and walk in Temple and Stupas clockwise. Before taking a photograph, please ask the authorized person for permission.

What do I need for the trekking/ Packing list :

  • Day pack (rucksack)
  • Lightweight and warm trousers.
  • Socks.
  • Sun hats and gloves.
  • Full- sleeves t-shirt.
  • Warm jackets.
  • Waterproof jacket, trousers and bag cover.
  • Lightweight cotton clothing.
  • Waterproof or windcheater jacket.
  • Knee supports.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Sun cream and lip protector.
  • A one-liter hard Water bottle.
  • Batteries
  • Flashlight
  • Down jacket
  • Trekking shoes or boots.
  • A pair of sandals.