Trip information of Everest Base Camp Trek

Trip information for the Everest Base Camp Trek 14v Days

  • Duration: The trek typically takes around 14 days to complete including arrival and departure in Kathmandu, depending on the route and the pace of the trekker.
  • Best time to go: The best seasons to undertake the Everest Base Camp Trek 14 Days are spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November). During these months, the weather is relatively stable, and the skies are usually clear, providing excellent visibility of the mountains.
  • Difficulty: The EBC Trek is considered to be moderate to challenging. While it doesn't require any technical climbing skills, it does involve long and steep ascents and descents, along with the challenge of acclimatizing to the high altitudes.
  • Altitude: The EBC Trek begins in Lukla at an altitude of approximately 2,860 meters and goes up to Everest Base Camp at an altitude of around 5,364 meters. Proper acclimatization is crucial to avoid altitude-related illnesses. In our design itinerary , we will acclimatise in two places Namche and Dingboche.
  • Permits: To trek in the Everest region, you need to obtain the following permits:
  1. Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit
  2. Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Permit
  3. TIMS- Issue by local trekking company in Nepal.
  • Accommodation: There are teahouses and lodges along the trekking route, offering basic accommodation and meals. Keep in mind that the facilities may vary, and it's a good idea to carry a sleeping bag and other necessary items.
  • Guides and Porters: While it's possible to do the trek independently, many trekkers opt to hire a guide and/or porter. A guide can provide valuable information about the region, and a porter can carry your heavy backpack, allowing you to enjoy the trek without the burden.
  • Physical fitness: Although no technical climbing skills are required, a good level of physical fitness is essential to complete the trek successfully. Regular cardiovascular exercise and strength training are recommended before the trek.
  • Safety: Always trek with a reputable agency, as they prioritize safety and have experienced guides familiar with the terrain and weather conditions. Additionally, make sure to have proper travel insurance that covers high-altitude trekking.