Everest Base Camp Trek

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Trip Cost
$ 1215 USD (Per Person)
Group discount
No of people Price P.P
1-1 US$ 1495
2-5 US$ 1375
6-9 US$ 1295
10+ US$ 1215

Destination: Nepal

Trip Duration: 14 Days

Grade: Moderate

Min Pax:1 pax.

Altitude: 5400m

Accommondation: Three Star in City + Tea House in Trekking

Transport:Flight/Private Transport

Start From: Lukla

End: Lukla

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Best Season: Mar- May and Sep- Nov.

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Everest Base Camp Trekking- 16 Days : No. 1 Choice of Trekker's in Nepal 

Trekking to the Everest Base Camp constitute a popular trek in the region of  Everest region. Everest Base Camp Trek will allow individuals to get views of the highest himalayan peak of the world. Because of this, individuals will not only be able to experience trekking activities, but also experience diversity. Join Everest Base Camp Trekking in Everest Region in fixed departure also.

Everest Base Camp is one the famous trekking region in Nepal Himalaya Region. For reaching Everest Base camp, September, October, November and Mid of December and March, April and June is the best time. So, we suggest, Everest Base camp trek best time of year is spring (March – May) and autumn (September – November). In our Trekking in Nepal Blog, we have provide some Everest Base camp trek tips, insurances and Himalayan related problems. In here, we make Everest Base Camp Trek itinerary, if you want it will be change according to your needed like hotel, guide and other services also. We, Himalayan Asia Treks is one of the best service provider Trekking company in Nepal. You can check Everest base camp Trek review also in here.

Trekking Options available for Everest Base Camp.
Our Himalayan Asia Treks  provides you either of the -days 14 or 7-days trek options for the Everest Base Camp Trekking and short-trek to its base camp.

Overview on Mount Everest and Everest Base Camp
Mount Everest, popularly known as the Sagarmatha is the highest mountain peak of the world and it is at the height of 8848 meters. Edmund Hillary and the Sherpa Tenzing Norgay are the two well-known personalities, who have first climbed the Mount Everest for the first time. Indeed, trek to Everest Base Camp will let you to follow the footsteps of these famous personalities worldwide. In fact, the trek suits perfectly for various adventure lovers wan to enjoy beauties of the snow and exoticness of the Mother Nature.

Key Aspects of the Trek:

  • Ultimate challenge associated with the Everest Base Camp Trekking package provides you with both breathtaking yet panoramic views of himalayans.
  • Moreover, our Himalayan Asia Treks  let you to experience the uniqueness present in the culture of Sherpa people based on your visits to museums and monasteries along your way to the base camp.
  • Here, your days will remain filled with walking to get pleasure of the nature, past colorful pattern of prayer wheels and moving across various swing bridges, while during nights, you will get the opportunity to enjoy food offered by local area people and communicate with various like-minded people across the dining-room fire.
  • Based on each of the aspects, Everest base camp will become a soulful experience related to Trekking in Nepal with the mesmerizing view of the famous Mount Everest in the Northern region. 

Brief of the Trek

Kathmandu City
Journey will commence from Nepal’s capital city i.e. Kathmandu, where our team will give you a warm welcome. Being a busy capital city, here you will experience a huge crowd and noise i.e. an entirely different environment from the one, you find at the midst of mountains belonging to the trek to Everest Base Camp.

Lukla Territory

Once you reach to the city of Kathmandu, we will start our flight to reach to a small territory of Lukla. This short-term flight moves parallel to Himalayan Mountains and above the lands as well as lush green areas dramatically within the narrow runways.

Spectacular Views and Scenic Beauties
Everest Base Camp Trek
will step forward with various ups as well as downs across the dense forests and many uneven paths towards the wild and rocky paths to take us close to the quaint mountains. Unlike Kathmandu city, here you will find silent environment and wilderness.
Moreover, Chortens, colorful prayer flags, monasteries and stupas available on your way will definitely give a spiritual touch to your trek journey. Along with this, while enjoying your trek to the Everest base camp of the Mount Everest, you will also get the opportunity to enjoy the dense forests’ habitants, which include oak and pine forests, along with spectacular rhododendron flowers.

Note: If you are not satisfied with this itinerary and other detail, please Contact Us to make itinerary and other detail as per your need.

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.

Brief Itinerary

Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu.

Day 02:Flight to Lukla, Trek to Phakding ( 2610m - 4hrs).

Day 03:Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m - 6hrs).

Day 04:Acclimatization day at Namche Bazar.

Day 05:Trek to Tengboche (3860m - 5hrs) .

Day 06:Trek to Dingboche ( 4410 m - 5 hrs).

Day 07:Acclimatization day at Dingboche.

Day 08:Trek to Lobuche (4940 m - 5 hrs).

Day 09:Trek to Gorakhshep(5164m) and day excursion of Everest Base camp(5364 m)

Day 10:Early morning hike to Kalapatthar and back to Pheriche.

Day 11:Trek to Namche Bazar

Day 12:Trek to Lukla (7 hrs) and overnight.

Day 13:Lukla fly to Kathmandu, End of the trek. Dinner with cultural programme.

Day 14:Departure.

What's Includes

    • 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.

What's not Includes

    • Meals in Kathmandu .
    • Any type of insurance.
    • Personal nature expenses like bar bills, water, tea coffee, shower, laundry, wi fi in trekking route.
    • Tips.
    • Any extra cost which is not mentioned in Cost includes column.
    • Extra day for natural calamities like flood, landslide, flight cancellation.

Detail Itinerary

Day 1Arrival in Kathmandu.Meet by our Himalayan Asia representative in airport and transfer to the hotel. Our representative assists to check in hotel process and give short brief about program. You can take rest and fresh. You can walk in evening in Thamel (tourist hub of Kathmandu). Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 2Flight to Lukla, Trek to Phakding ( 2610m - 4hrs). After taking breakfast, transfer to the airport for taking flight towards Lukla (2860m). Upon arrival on the airport your guide gives you brief and introduce other staff. We start our trek descending towards Dudhkoshi River, from where we can join main trail to Namche Bazar. The walking is easy and after passing a village of Ghat, after short walking we reach Phakding. Overnight in Phakding.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 3Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m - 6hrs). After taking breakfast, we trek towards Phakding. We walk through Dudhkoshi River, where we can see many times exciting suspension bridges laden with prayer flags. There are snow peaks Kusum Kanguru (6369m) and Thamserku (6623m). The trail continues upstream on generally flat terrain, crossing back to the right bank, to the confluence of the Bhote Koshi and Dudh Koshi River. From here, trail ascent to the Namche bazaar. Namche bazaar is called gateway of Mt. Everest. Overnight in Namche Bazar.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 4Acclimatization day at Namche Bazar. After taking breakfast, trekking start up 3 to 4 hour climb up from the Namche, and at 3,500 meters, traditionally the village was a trading post, with locals bartering yak cheese and butter for agricultural goods grown at lower altitudes. The village also boasts three small museums, a stupa, monastery, several cafes (locally known as bakeries) and many well stocked stores. Overnight in Namche Bazar.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 5Trek to Tengboche (3860m - 5hrs) . After taking breakfast, we move towards Tengboche. On the way, we can see beautiful himalayan and village. After walking some hour, we can see view of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse and other himalayan. We walk through rhododendron forest. We reach Tengboche where we can find big monastery. Overnight in Tengboche.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 6Trek to Dingboche ( 4410 m - 5 hrs). After taking breakfast, we move towards Dingboche. We cross Somare, Imja river and mani stones. From here , we can see breathtaking view of snow capped himalayan. Overnight in Dingboche.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 7Acclimatization day at Dingboche.After breakfast in Dingboche , we will move hike for acclimatization towards Nangkartseng hill on the side of Dingboche village. The main thing to see in Dingboche is Chukung Valley , stone wall and nice view of himalayan. Overnight in Dingboche.

Day 8Trek to Lobuche (4940 m - 5 hrs).After taking breakfast, trek towards Lobuche. Trek starts descent path to Pheriche village. Today, we can see view of the Tawoche, Ama Dablam and to the north Pokalde (5741m), Kongma-tse(5820m)and Nuptse. After few hours walk, we reach Thukla before a small bridge over the river of Khumbu glacier and continue towards Lobuche. Overnight in Lobuche.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 9Trek to Gorakhshep(5164m) and day excursion of Everest Base camp(5364 m)After taking breakfast, we ,move towards Gorakhshep. On the way, we can see different himalayan with snow peak.After 2-3 hrs walking, we reach Gorakhshep, take lunch and hike towards Everest Base Camp. Today, we reach our final destination which is Everest base camp which one is highest peak's base camp. We enjoy with Khumbu icefall and catch some memory in camera and back to Gorakhshep. Overnight Gorakhshep.

Day 10Early morning hike to Kalapatthar and back to Pheriche.At early morning , we start our hiking towards Kalapatthar. The meaning of Kalapatthar is Black stone and from here we can see nice view of Mt. Everest , Nuptse and Changtse. We move towards Pheriche. Overnight in Pheriche.

Day 11Trek to Namche BazarAfter taking breakfast, we start trekking towards Namche Bazar with taking with beautiful memory of Everest or Khumbu region and ethnic culture. Overnight in Namche Bazar.

Day 12Trek to Lukla (7 hrs) and overnight. Overnight in Lukla.
Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 13Lukla fly to Kathmandu, End of the trek. Dinner with cultural programme. After taking breakfast, transfer towards Lukla airport and fly towards Kathmandu with taking best memories in your heart about Lukla to Everest Base Camp and culture and lifestyle of Everest Region people. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Meal: breakfast and dinner.

Day 14Departure. After taking breakfast, our representative come in hotel and transfer to airport.
Meal: Breakfast.

Usefull Info

  • How is Nepal?
    Nepal is landlocked country located between India and Tibet autonomous region of  China. It have highest peak of the world name Mt Everest (Sagarmatha) and eight peaks of the worlds ten highest peaks. It is birthplace of Gautam Buddha place name is Lumbini.
    Nepal is small country but tremendous geographic diversity. It rises from Fifty nine meters to eight thousand eight hundred forty eight meters. Nepal is divided into three part Terai, Hill and mountain regions.
    In here, the first language is Nepal (Devanagari script) and one hundred twenty three languages. The official language of Nepal is called Nepali.
  • Passport and Visa:
    First thing for travelling anywhere, you need valid passport with at least six months. You can obtain visa for Nepal from Nepalese consulates or on arrival in Kathmandu or other boarders or most reliable source of information is currently the Department of Immigration Nepal, if you fill online form and bring with you, then it would be easier to get visa in any Nepal boarder.
  • Weather: 
    Nepal’s climate varies with its topography and altitude. The low land Terai area has hot and humid climate that can rise above 40 degree 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 good in this season and many flower 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 tour and trek in Nepal. In that time, weather is highly pleasant so are the mountains and Himalaya. This is also season of festivals as Nepal celebrates the biggest festival Hindi name Dashain and Tihar. For more detail about Nepal Weather:
  • Currency: 
    The Nepalese currency called Rupees. For more exchange rates, please visit Nepal Rastra Bank.
  • Insurance:
    We told all our clients to do travel insurance before leaving your home country. Their insurance must covered medical, personal accident, lost of gears, emergency evacuation, and damage or lost their luggage and etc.
  • Accommodation:
    Himalayan Asia provides you minimum two star hotels or according to your choice in city area and lodge or Tea house in trekking route.. We always search and give to our client’s standard lodge with good environment which make your trip happy and healthy.
  • Food:
    We have a lot of restaurants with different cuisine but during trek we eat from Nepalese menu especially Pasta, Mo Mo , soup items, Dal Bhat, tea, coffee etc. In trekking route, you will take dinner and breakfast in lodge and lunch will be along the way.
  • When is best season for trek and tour for Nepal?
    The best time to come is September, October and November and March, April and May.
  • Is it suitable trekking for me?
    If you are physically fit and love to walk then you can choose any trekking itinerary from our website to suit you. If you choose long day’s program, then you have t walk more days in mountain. All trekking program can see in our website.   We suggest while going trek, please took one professional guide and if you cannot carry your luggage then took one porter also.
  • Need any special equipment for Everest base camp trekking?
    In another column, you can find what you need to carry. Need to bring warm clothes, comfortable shoes, trousers. Or you can buy in Kathmandu before starting trekking.
  • What will happen if get any emergency in the Everest base camp trekking?
    We suggest to all our clients do insurance before going trekking. If you have any problem, consult with your guide and he will give suggestion. In our office, one staff is available twenty four hours in phone call; you can call him/her.
  • Do I need permit before trekking in Nepal?
    For entering in trekking route, you need permit and TIMS card. For restricted area, you need special permit. You can discuss with our consultant.
  • Is Nepal safe and especially for single travelling woman?
    Absolutely, Nepal is safe for traveler. For woman and man, Nepal is safe. While going trekking, we suggest take one staff with you. If you go by yourself, you donot know right way and can missed way.
  • What do I need for Everest base camp trekking?
    -Long Underwear Tops and Bottoms (Midweight, Synthetic)
    -Hiking Pants (Convertible, Quick-Dry, Lightweight)
    -Day Pack (21L-35L)  
    -Rain Jacket (Hooded, Lightweight, Waterproof, Breathable)
    -Rain Pants (Lightweight, Waterproof, Breathable)
    -Fleece/Wool Jacket or Sweater
    -Fleece Pants
    -Long Sleeve Shirts (Synthetic, Lightweight)
    -Hiking Socks (Synthetic or Wool)
    -Sun Hat
    -Fleece/Wool Hat/Wool Gloves
    -Hiking Boots
    -Headlamp with Fresh Batteries
    -Day Pack Rain Cover
    -Sport Sunglasses
    -Sun Block and Lip Balm
    -Water bottled.
    -Insulated Jacket
    -Recommended
    -Luggage (1 Piece, Will Leave at Hotel While Trekking)
    -Luggage Tags and Locks (2)
    -Liner Socks (Synthetic)
    -Fleece/Wool Liner Gloves
    -Casual Shoes for Travel and Free Time
    -Casual Clothing for Travel and Town Wear (Lightweight, Easily Washable)
    -Energy Snacks and Drink Mixes
    -Trekking Poles
    -Toiletries
    -Camp Towel
    -Personal First Aid Kit/Medications (Lightweight)
    -Stuff Sacks
    -Throat Lozenges
    -Personal Bathroom Kit: Toilet Paper, Ziplock Bags, Personal Wipes, Hand Cleaner
    -T- Shirts (Synthetic)
  • Travel document.
    -
    Valid Passport
    -Copy of Passport (2 Copies, First Page Only)
    -Airline Tickets (Confirmation and Itinerary)
    -Nepal Visa Form (May be Obtained at Kathmandu Airport)
    -Passport Photo (4)
     

Note

  • Hotel and Accommodation on Everest Base Camp Trekking:
    We provide to our client in City area best three star (above three star is on client requested) and lodge/teahouse during the trek. A Teahouse/lodge is the combination of guest house and restaurant where rooms are normally decorated and available bed, pillow and blankets. In every trekking route, we provide only teahouse/lodge because there is no availability of deluxe hotel. Single supplement charge will cost an additional USD 220.
     
  • Meals Everest Base Camp Trekking:
    The meal which is provided in trekking area is included breakfast, lunch and dinner. We provide breakfast and dinner where you stay overnights and our guide will choose restaurant for lunch on the way. Our guide and other staff always give priority t served delicious, hygienic and each place special food. We recommended you to 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. We suggest you to make two bag pack for trekking. One is for you where you can put cash, mobile, passport, sun cream, water bottle or light things which you need every time and another one where you can put your clothes, spare jacket and other heavy items. In domestic airlines, they provide fifteen kg including your hand bag , excess weight is chargeable around USD one per kg.

  • Personal Expenses Everest Base Camp Trekking:
    Personal expenses means which is not covered your package column cost include. Normally, you have to pay for table drinks (alcoholic/non alcoholic beverages), snacks (on the trek), tips, souvenirs, hot showers and extra day if flight cancelled or any other natural disasters.
     
  • Group Size, guide and crew member Everest  Base Camp Trekking:
    Himalayan Asia Treks organizing Everest base camp trekking single to maximum 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 can stay in same lodge but 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 company, we operate group joining, fixed departure and private 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 trekking route , sometimes there was bad accident due to high altitude sickness or causality. If something is happen in trekking route or when you are in Nepal, you can contact with your guide or our office staff. We facilitate to our client spot to hospital by air or ambulance. We suggest to our client, please do insurance and forward to our company with your other document. For more details Click Here TIPS OF 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 to adjust in here.
    While you are entering in Temple, just check in some temple not allowed to enter for non Hindus.  If there is permitted to enter, please do not wear leather things and walk in Temple and Stupas clockwise. Before taking photograph, please ask authorized person for permission.
  • Flight Information about Kathmandu and Lukla Everest Base Camp Trekking: 
    For going Everest Region Trekking, we have to fly from Kathmandu to Lukla by small Twin Otter plane. Lukla airport is Nepal’s domestic airport and Himalaya region airport so there is no more facility like in other airport.  In sometimes, flight will be cancelled or delayed due to mountain weather or some technical problems of aircraft. In that case, you have to pay for extra days bill in Kathmandu or Lukla. If flight cancelled and you have international flight in such case, Himalayan Asia Treks will charter helicopter to catch your onwards flight. This cost of Helicopter charter has to payable directly to our Kathmandu office or our fields’ staff. The cost will depend on the number of group members.
    We recommended that you should take some time in Kathmandu for rest after finishing trekking. In case, your flight cancelled from to Kathmandu/ Lukla then there is no chance to miss your onwards flights. Same, you come earlier before one day then easy to buy necessary goods like Jacket, shoes or any trekking equipments.

Clients ReviewWhat Our Clients Say

Namaste

Namaste

Rating:
December 14, 2017

We did Everest Kala Pattar trek starting November,14, 2017 from Lukla with the expertise of Himalayan Asia trekking agency in Katmandu. They provide us with friendly porters and a good logistic in Lukla and arranged on the trail any problem we faced. Many thanks to Amrit and his team.

Review by: EMERY BERNARD, France
Best local Nepal trekking agency in Nepal

Best local Nepal trekking agency in Nepal

Rating:
June 04, 2017

We did Nepal Everest base camp trekking with Himalayan Asia Treks team in March with my friends. Trekking in Everest Nepal was the most memorable vacation for us. We appreciate Nepal trekking routes and people who lived in trekking routes. We learned many things about culture and lifestyle of Himalayan region people while in Nepal trekking. Thank you very much for your support to Mr Amrit and his team. Himalayan Asia Treks is the best local agency in Nepal. Their team is very expert and helpful so we recommended for trekking in Nepal. 

Review by: Janier Clouiter, Canada