Everest Base Camp Trek - 15 Days

Everest Base Camp Trek: Everest Region is the most prodigious trekking area in Nepal. To get close to the Mt. Everest, you must hike for a week or Fly to Lukla, a remote mountain airstrip where flights are notoriously adventurous. In Everest Base Camp trek, trekkers would get the opportunity to explore the typical lifestyle of the sherpas community. While trekking to fewer ambitions destination such as Namche Bazaar, the administrative headquarters of the Khumbu region, Khumjung or Thame, which are more typical Sherpa villages or Tengboche monastery, from Tengboche you will vibe an excellent view of Everest. Moreover, it offers more spectacular from neighbor Ama Dablam (6856m).

Detailed Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Airport – (1360m.)
On your arrival in Kathmandu, our representative will pick you from the airport and transfer to the hotel. Overnight Kathmandu.
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing
If you wish to comprehend Nepal’s historical and cultural values, sightseeing in Kathmandu valley is crucial. Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, is a popular destination for tourists. This city offers a marvelous combination of mix religion of Hinduism, Buddhism, and some imported culture. Kathmandu carries the cultural and religious legacy that can be found at temples, monuments, and artifacts. Patan and Bhaktapur are neighbor cities which reflects a similar legacy.
In the half-day tour, you will be guided to Pashupatinath temple and Boudhanath stupa. Pashupatinath is a Hindu Shrine where people worship Lord Shiva whereas Boudhanath is the biggest stupa of Nepal.
And for the rest of the day, we will prepare for the trek. You can buy your missing equipment for your trek. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2840M/9317ft), 25 minutes and trek to Phakding (2610M/8562ft), 3-4 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
After early morning breakfast, we will depart to the Airport for the flight to Lukla which is a thrilling scenic flight. Landing on a steep mountain runway brings us to the starting point of our trek at the village of Lukla [2850m]. After assembly of our crew, we will hike up the Dudh Kosi Valley on a well-marked trail. Overnight in Pakhding.
Day 04: Trek from Phakding to Namche (3440M/11286ft), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
After breakfast, we will head towards the mountain town of Namche, we will pass through the suspension bridges and forests. In Monjo, we can enter the reputed ‘Sagarmatha National Park and then we will take a challenging hike to Namche Bazar. If the weather is good, we will have a clear glimpse of Mt.Everest. Namche is the Trading village in the Khumbu. Overnight in Namche.
Day 05: Acclimatize rest and exploring day around Namche (3440M/11286ft), (Lodging + B-L-D),
Namche is placed beautifully between two giant peaks of the Khumbu region and has an abundance of hotels, lodges, tea shops, and souvenir shops. Namche is a perfect place to spend a day, acclimatizing to the new altitude before heading off towards Syangboche. During our acclimatization, we can visit Khunde Hospital which was set-up by Sir Edmund Hillary or go for an hour walk up to the Everest View Hotel for the sunset view of Ama Dablam, Lhotse, and Everest. We can then walk to Khumjung where we will visit a school established by Hillary. Also, we can hike for Khimde to for some beautiful views. Overnight in Namche.
Day 06: Trek from Namche to Tengboche (3860M/12664ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
After breakfast, we will start our trek towards Tengboche, enjoying the superb view of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Ama Dablam and close up view of Thamserku. Our trek will follow on a similar trail with few ups and downs hills along with the glorious view of the Himalaya. Then we will cross the prayer flags festooned bridge over Dudh Kosi River to reach Phunki Tenga. Further climb along the tough steep up takes you through the pine forests to Tengboche. Tengboche is a great place for close up views of Ama-Dablam, Nuptse, Everest and it also has the biggest Buddhist Monastery all over in Khumbu region. Overnight in Tengboche
Day 07: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4410M/14468ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
After breakfast, the trail descends to Debuche, a dotted stone village. We will see AmaDablam after crossing Pengboche Khola. Then the trail gradually follows the river to meet the Lobuche Khola and then continues to Dingboche. Anyone can analyze the beauty of the terraced fields of barley, buckwheat, and potato along with Ama Dablam. Icy wind makes the trek more adventure. Overnight in Dingboche.
Day 08:Acclimatization and Exploration day at Dingboche
In order to prepare for the trek that lies ahead, we separate a day for acclimatization. Today, we shall explore the local monastery and interact with the locals. If you want, you can visit the Chhukung village or go for a short hike near the village. From the village, you can catch astounding views of mountains like Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and Thamserku. Overnight in Dingboche.
Day 09: Dingboche(4,410m/14,467ft) – Lobuche (4,910m/16,108ft) 5-6 hrs trek
We are now entering the higher Himalayas. The road to Lobuche takes us through Dulgha and later climbs at Chupki Lhara. The trail gives you traces of snowfall and prayer flags are a common sight as well. Walk along the Khumbu glacier moraine and observe enigmatic views of Pumori, Khumbutse, and the Mahalangur Himal. Walk for a while and finally stop at Lobuche. Overnight in Lobuche.
Day 10: Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep (5140M/16863ft) via Everest Base Camp (5364M/17598ft), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
After breakfast, we will follow the windblown and rocky path with the view massive rock(moraine ) Khumbu glacier in the field until we reach Gorak Shep. The climate of Gorak Shep at 5146m is cold. On the trail to the Base camp, we will witness Khumbu Glacier. This is the most dangerous section of Everest ascent. Once our trail meets destination (Base camp 5,364m), all the pain will be discolored away by the Peaceful scenery of Khumbu Icefall and a dazzling view of Nuptse. After some moment in Everest, we will head back to Gorakshep. Overnight in Gorekshep.
Day 11: Trek from Gorakshep to Pheriche (4240M/13910ft), Via Kala Patt 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
Early morning, we will hike for couple of hours to Kala Patthar. We will witness the beautiful sunrise arousal of the range chain. Everest (8,848m/29,028ft), Pumori (7,145m/23,443ft), Lingtren (6,697m/21, 973ft), Khumbutse (6,623m/21,730ft), Changtse (7,550m/24,772ft), Lhotse (8,516m/27,941ft), Nuptse (7,861m/25,792ft), and Cho Oyo (8,201m/26,907ft) within the west and Ama Dablam to the south together crowd the horizon in all directions. We will move back to Gorak Shep for breakfast, and so retrace your steps all the way down to Lobuche and then Pheriche. Overnight in Pheriche
Day 12: Trek from Pheriche to Namche (3440M/11286ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
After breakfast, today’s trip will descends from Pheriche to the industrial hub, Namche. The path unceasingly drops all the way down to Orso via flat path following the geographical area of Imja stream then to Somare. Again, the path drops all the way down to Pangboche on Imja Khola and climbs up to Debuche and Tengboche through dense forest. From Tengboche, we will descend to Phunki Thenga and then ascend to Sanasa following an equivalent route. The path presents a calming sight of picturesque landscape and mountains. At the end of the day, will finally crash at Namche. Yippee! The traveler epicenter, Namche could be a good place to celebrate your accomplishment. Overnight in Namche.
Day 13: Trek from Namche to Lukla (2840M/9317ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
We will retrace our steps by trekking back to Lukla. Overnight in Lukla.
Day 14: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu (1350M/4429ft),  25 minutes, (Lodging + B), Overnight in Kathmadu.
Day 15: Departure
* B-L-D: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Trip Include

  • Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle
  • 3 Nights twin sharing accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • One full-day guided city tour by private vehicle in Kathmandu
  • Trekking permits like TIMS and Sagarmatha National Park permit
  • Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner), during the trek
    Accommodation during the trek (Lodge/Tea House)
  • Safe drinking water (Medicated), during the trek
  • Seasonal fresh fruits (during the trek only) after dinner.
  • Government-licensed, experienced, knowledgeable, well-trained, English-speaking guide and his entire expenses
  • Porter and his entire expenses (One porter for every 2 trekkers)
    Insurance of Guide and Porter
  • All required Government and local taxes
  • Down jackets and sleeping bags (if required)
  • First Aid service (Basic)

Day 1
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Airport - (1360m.)

On your arrival in Kathmandu, our representative will pick you from the airport and transfer to the hotel.

Overnight Kathmandu.

Day 2
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing

If you wish to comprehend Nepal’s historical and cultural values, sightseeing in Kathmandu valley is crucial. Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, is a popular destination for tourists. This city offers a marvelous combination of mix religion of Hinduism, Buddhism, and some imported culture. Kathmandu carries the cultural and religious legacy that can be found at temples, monuments, and artifacts. Patan and Bhaktapur are neighbor cities which reflects a similar legacy.

In the half-day tour, you will be guided to Pashupatinath temple and Boudhanath stupa. Pashupatinath is a Hindu Shrine where people worship Lord Shiva whereas Boudhanath is the biggest stupa of Nepal.

And for the rest of the day, we will prepare for the trek. You can buy your missing equipment for your trek.

Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 3
Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2840M/9317ft), 25 minutes and trek to Phakding (2610M/8562ft), 3-4 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),

After early morning breakfast, we will depart to the Airport for the flight to Lukla which is a thrilling scenic flight. Landing on a steep mountain runway brings us to the starting point of our trek at the village of Lukla [2850m]. After assembly of our crew, we will hike up the Dudh Kosi Valley on a well-marked trail.

Overnight in Pakhding.

Day 4
Day 04: Trek from Phakding to Namche (3440M/11286ft), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),

After breakfast, we will head towards the mountain town of Namche, we will pass through the suspension bridges and forests. In Monjo, we can enter the reputed 'Sagarmatha National Park and then we will take a challenging hike to Namche Bazar. If the weather is good, we will have a clear glimpse of Mt.Everest. Namche is the Trading village in the Khumbu.

Overnight in Namche.

Day 5
Day 05: Acclimatize rest and exploring day around Namche (3440M/11286ft), (Lodging + B-L-D),

Namche is placed beautifully between two giant peaks of the Khumbu region and has an abundance of hotels, lodges, tea shops, and souvenir shops. Namche is a perfect place to spend a day, acclimatizing to the new altitude before heading off towards Syangboche. During our acclimatization, we can visit Khunde Hospital which was set-up by Sir Edmund Hillary or go for an hour walk up to the Everest View Hotel for the sunset view of Ama Dablam, Lhotse, and Everest. We can then walk to Khumjung where we will visit a school established by Hillary. Also, we can hike for Khimde to for some beautiful views.

Overnight in Namche.

Day 6
Day 06: Trek from Namche to Tengboche (3860M/12664ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),

After breakfast, we will start our trek towards Tengboche, enjoying the superb view of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Ama Dablam and close up view of Thamserku. Our trek will follow on a similar trail with few ups and downs hills along with the glorious view of the Himalaya. Then we will cross the prayer flags festooned bridge over Dudh Kosi River to reach Phunki Tenga. Further climb along the tough steep up takes you through the pine forests to Tengboche. Tengboche is a great place for close up views of Ama-Dablam, Nuptse, Everest and it also has the biggest Buddhist Monastery all over in Khumbu region.

Overnight in Tengboche

Day 7
Day 07: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4410M/14468ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),

After breakfast, the trail descends to Debuche, a dotted stone village. We will see AmaDablam after crossing Pengboche Khola. Then the trail gradually follows the river to meet the Lobuche Khola and then continues to Dingboche. Anyone can analyze the beauty of the terraced fields of barley, buckwheat, and potato along with Ama Dablam. Icy wind makes the trek more adventure.

Overnight in Dingboche.

Day 8
Day 08:Acclimatization and Exploration day at Dingboche

In order to prepare for the trek that lies ahead, we separate a day for acclimatization. Today, we shall explore the local monastery and interact with the locals. If you want, you can visit the Chhukung village or go for a short hike near the village. From the village, you can catch astounding views of mountains like Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and Thamserku. Overnight in Dingboche.

Day 9
Day 09: Dingboche(4,410m/14,467ft) – Lobuche (4,910m/16,108ft) 5-6 hrs trek

We are now entering the higher Himalayas. The road to Lobuche takes us through Dulgha and later climbs at Chupki Lhara. The trail gives you traces of snowfall and prayer flags are a common sight as well. Walk along the Khumbu glacier moraine and observe enigmatic views of Pumori, Khumbutse, and the Mahalangur Himal. Walk for a while and finally stop at Lobuche. Overnight in Lobuche.

Day 10
Day 10: Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep (5140M/16863ft) via Everest Base Camp (5364M/17598ft), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),

After breakfast, we will follow the windblown and rocky path with the view massive rock(moraine ) Khumbu glacier in the field until we reach Gorak Shep. The climate of Gorak Shep at 5146m is cold. On the trail to the Base camp, we will witness Khumbu Glacier. This is the most dangerous section of Everest ascent. Once our trail meets destination (Base camp 5,364m), all the pain will be discolored away by the Peaceful scenery of Khumbu Icefall and a dazzling view of Nuptse. After some moment in Everest, we will head back to Gorakshep.

Overnight in Gorekshep.

Day 11
Day 11: Trek from Gorakshep to Pheriche (4240M/13910ft), Via Kala Patt 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),

Early morning, we will hike for couple of hours to Kala Patthar. We will witness the beautiful sunrise arousal of the range chain. Everest (8,848m/29,028ft), Pumori (7,145m/23,443ft), Lingtren (6,697m/21, 973ft), Khumbutse (6,623m/21,730ft), Changtse (7,550m/24,772ft), Lhotse (8,516m/27,941ft), Nuptse (7,861m/25,792ft), and Cho Oyo (8,201m/26,907ft) within the west and Ama Dablam to the south together crowd the horizon in all directions. We will move back to Gorak Shep for breakfast, and so retrace your steps all the way down to Lobuche and then Pheriche. Overnight in Pheriche

Day 12
Day 12: Trek from Pheriche to Namche (3440M/11286ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),

After breakfast, today’s trip will descends from Pheriche to the industrial hub, Namche. The path unceasingly drops all the way down to Orso via flat path following the geographical area of Imja stream then to Somare. Again, the path drops all the way down to Pangboche on Imja Khola and climbs up to Debuche and Tengboche through dense forest. From Tengboche, we will descend to Phunki Thenga and then ascend to Sanasa following an equivalent route. The path presents a calming sight of picturesque landscape and mountains. At the end of the day, will finally crash at Namche. Yippee! The traveler epicenter, Namche could be a good place to celebrate your accomplishment. Overnight in Namche.

Day 13
Day 13: Trek from Namche to Lukla (2840M/9317ft), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),

We will retrace our steps by trekking back to Lukla.

Overnight in Lukla.

Day 14
Day 14: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu (1350M/4429ft), 25 minutes, (Lodging + B),

Overnight in Kathmadu.

Day 15
Day 15: Departure

* B-L-D: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Trip Include

  • Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle
  • 3 Nights twin sharing accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • One full-day guided city tour by private vehicle in Kathmandu
  • Trekking permits like TIMS and Sagarmatha National Park permit
  • Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner), during the trek
  • Accommodation during the trek (Lodge/Tea House)
  • Safe drinking water (Medicated), during the trek
  • Seasonal fresh fruits (during the trek only) after dinner.
  • Government-licensed, experienced, knowledgeable, well-trained, English-speaking guide and his entire expenses
  • Porter and his entire expenses (One porter for every 2 trekkers)
  • Insurance of Guide and Porter
  • All required Government and local taxes
  • Down jackets and sleeping bags (if required)
  • First Aid service (Basic)

Trip Exclude

  • Nepal arrival visa fee
  • Meals in the city (Kathmandu) except breakfast and above-mentioned special dinner
  • Any kinds of hot/cold drinks during the trek
  • Wi-Fi, hot showers, battery charging services during the trek
  • Monument entrance fees during the city tour in Kathmandu (It cost about USD26 per person)
  • Your personal nature expenses like, mineral water, soft and alcoholic beverages, snacks, extra meal, etc.
  • Extra night accommodation in the city in- case of early arrival, late departure or early return from a trip (cause of any reason) out of planned itinerary,
  • Travel insurance that covers trip cancelation and Helicopter evacuation higher than 4000 meters
  • Tips (As an appreciation) and any other extending trips and accommodation.
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Faqs

Where is Everest Base Camp?

Everest Base Camp is at the opposite side of Mt. Everest (8848 m), in the Solukhumbu district of Province-1 in eastern Nepal.

Which season is favorable for Everest Base Camp?

We recommend two seasons for Everest Base Camp trekking, especially before monsoon During February, March, April, and May and after the completion of monsoon in September, October, November, and December. However, for Heli sightseeing Everest region is favorable all years around.

What is the approximate time to reach Everest Base Camp?

It takes approximately 6-7 days to reach Everest Base Camp for trekkers.

How can you connect with Everest Base Camp Circuit Trek?

Everest Circuit trek can be done individually or in a group of maximum 15 trekkers. You can form a group of family members, friends, or relatives. Our experienced guides are there to guide you.

What is the elevation of Everest Base Camp?

Everest Base Camp is generally the two opposite sides of Mount Everest (i.e., one from Nepal and other from Tibet). But the altitude of Everest Base Camp from Nepal is 5,380 m.

What should you carry in case of sickness?

You should drink plenty of water because with the increase in altitude the trekkers might sometimes experience several physical and mental fatigues. It's always recommended to carry some prescribed medicines in case of any unwanted casualties. Some times trekkers might be affected by altitude sickness, tiredness, or any related issues.

What are some of the exciting facts about Everest Base Camp Trekking?

· Everest Base Camp is the ultimate dream for every trekker. So, thousands of trekkers from multiple countries come to discover the thrilling track of Everest Base Camp. Thus, the ultimate goal of every trekker is to experience the majestic view of Mount Everest. · Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa (i.e., on 29 May 1953) were the first to reach Mount Everest's summit. · The weather condition of Everest Base Camp is not consistent, as it changes every hour. · Everest Base Camp passes through the routes of Lukla airport, which is the extremest airport in the world. · Everest Base Camp trekking gives the fabulous view of Everest summits and its sister mountain peaks. · Some of the famous mountain ranges from Everest Base Camp are Lhotse (8516 m), Nuptse (7855 m), Amadablam (6812 m), Chamlang (7319 m), Makalu (8463 m), Gauri Shankar (7134 m), Langtang Lirung (7234 m), Annapurna (8,091 m), Manasalu (8,136 m), Ganesh (7,429 m), Kanchenjunga (8,586). · Everest region is a homeland for Sherpa peoples, who are the king of mountains. · Everest Base Camp region lies within the Sagarmatha National Park, which is home to a wide variety of species. · Some of the unique species in Sagarmatha National Park are yellow chough, blood pheasant, red-billed cough, Himalayan monal, red panda, musk deer, Himalayan black deer, mountain wolves, langur, martens, etc. · There are many ancient Tibetan monasteries, Buddhist sculptures, nunneries, and hidden caves in the Everest region.

What are the facts about Kalapatthar?

Kalapatthar (5643 m) is an ultimate landmark in the southern Himalayan ridge beneath Gorakshep, near Mount Everest. From Kala Patthar, travelers can discover a fabulous view of the Everest summit and other snow-capped mountain peaks. Kala Patthar is the ultimate place to explore Mount Everest summit without having to climb at the summit. Traveler can explore a fabulous view of Khumbu glaciers, Mt. Kanchenjunga (8586m), Mt. Lhotse (8516m), Mt. Cho-Oyu (8201m) and Mt.Makalu (8462m). Thamserku (6623m), Pumori (7161m), Ama Dablam (6812m) and Nuptse (7861m) gives even closer views from the edge of Kala Patthar.

  • The departure schedule can be changed on any unavoidable circumstances such as weather hazards, festivals, natural changes of walking track, road slides, avalanches, public strikes, etc.
  • We have got other additional programs like Mt. Flight, Bungee jumping, Paragliding, Helicopter tour, Film shooting, Rock climbing, Ultralight, Sightseeing, Jungle safari, etc. We can include you these programs on your recent trip on your request.

  • Comfortable Sleeping bags
  • Hiking Boots
  • Chill T-Shirts/Jerseys
  • Lighter Jackets
  • Water Proof Jackets
  • Down Jacket
  • Moisturizing Creams, sunscreen lotions
  • Trekking Socks, Sunglasses, sunhats, caps
  • Gloves, Scarfs, woolen hats
  • Toilet papers, tissue papers, wipers, towels, etc.
  • Torch lights, Headlights.
  • Trekking/Hiking Poles
  • First aid box, required medicines
    Nightwears, undergarments, water bottles, water purifiers, etc.
  • Plastic/Waterproof bags
    Shampoos, small pocket purses, toothbrush, toothpaste, and other necessary personal products.
  • Cameras, Binocular (optional).
    Passport size photographs
    Pocket knifes

Trip Facts

  • Nepal
  • Everest Region
  • 15 days
  • Teahouse (Lodge) during trek & hotels at Kathmandu
  • Moderate
  • Lukla
  • Lukla
  • 5550 Meters
  • 5-6 HRS
  • Sherpa, Tibetan, Rai, Tamang, Gurung, Nepali, e.t.c
  • Wildlife, Mountains, Natural Environment, Peaks, Hills, Flowers, Flora-Fauna, e.t.c.
  • Flight, Jeep & Car

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