Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest Base Camp Trek - 14 days

Duration
14 days
Max. Elevation
5545m
Group size
Minimum 2 Pax
Level
MODERATE
Transportation
All ground Transportation and domestic flight as per itinerary
Best Season
September to December, February to May
Accomodation
3* Hotel in Kathmandu, Normal tea house Lodge, and separate bed during the trek.
Meals
Breakfast in Kathmandu, Three-time meals included during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Starts at
Kathmandu
Ends at
Kathmandu
Trip Route
Lukla - Namche - Dingboche - Gorakshep - Everest Base Camp - Namche - Lukla

Highlights

    • Take a scenic flight to Lukla.
    • Explore the exciting Sherpa villages of Everest including Namche Bazar.
    • Hike the best mountain viewpoints of Everest viewpoint, Nagarjun Hills, and Kalapatthar to collect the most incredible mountain views. 
    • Visit the biggest Buddhist monastery on Everest- Tengboche Monastery. 
    • Collect the best mountain views including Mount Everest, Amadablam, and more. 
    • Create a lifetime memory with a1trek Pvt. Ltd. 
Trip Overview
One of the most famous trek in the world is  in Everest Region and inside of Everest Region, the Everest Base Camp Trek is the best high-altitude trek. The jaw-dropping views of mountains, unique Sherpa culture, and diverse natural aspects are the major picks of the trek. Moderately hard trekking, the maximum elevation a trekker gets during the trek is 5,545 meters above sea level at Kalapatthar. Local lodge/tea house type trekking in Nepal, our 12 days Everest base camp trek allows us to create a lifetime experience. 
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Everest Base Camp Trek also offers to visit some of the historical Buddhist monasteries, including the Tengboche and Dingboche monasteries. The exciting local villages of Sherpa and stunning mountain viewpoints of Everest viewpoint, Nagarjun hills, and Kalapatthar are the best part of the trip. Similarly, Namche Bazar- the Sherpa capital is another attraction of the EBC trek. Like other treks in Nepal, the Everest trek is also a seasonal trek. The best time to trek to EBC is spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November).
However, Everest Trekking in the months of winter (December to February) is also possible. But  Everest base camp Trekking in monsoon (June to August) is not appropriate because the flight during monsoon time is not much safe and the road also much more landslides.
Your Everest base camp trek starts with exploring the historical and cultural city of Kathmandu. You will then be taking a scenic flight to Lukla- the gateway to Everest. Lukla onwards, your exciting Everest trek starts. It then gradually goes to Everest base camp (5364m.). Afterward, visiting Kalapatthar (5545m.), you will return to Lukla again.  The next day, you will be taking a short flight back to Kathmandu from Lukla to end the trek. 


Important Note

Everest Base camp Trek is a lifetime achievement for travelers. Once you travel to Everest Base Camp, a lifetime dream is fulfilled. If you prefer to join with a fixed departure Group, you could click on the Fixed Departure date set by Adventure A one Treks team. If our fixed departure date is not suitable for you, you can make a private trip. Please inform us to create a customized departure date for your group.

Trip Itinerary

Upon your arrival at Kathmandu international airport, the A1 Trek representative welcomes you and will help you to transfer to the hotel. You can then take a good rest in the hotel. Later you can explore around yourself if interested. 

  • Accommodation: at a 3-star category hotel on a twin/double sharing basis. 

With an early morning flight, you will be arriving at Lukla airport. At Lukla, meet the porters before starting the trek. The route to Phakding is an easy one. Just keep on your eyes as the finest views of Kusum Kanguru can be collected. Phakding is a small settlement in the Dudh Koshi river bank. Enjoy a comfortable night's stay at the Phakding teahouse.

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis

Start the day with a good breakfast. Get into Monjo then enter to Sagarmatha National park- the home to the greatest Himalayan flora and faunas. The dense forest of blue pine, deodar, rhododendron, and more. On a clear day, you can also catch the first glimpse of Mount Everest on the way up to Namche Bazar. After six hours of trek, you will be reaching Namche Bazar- which is also famous as the Sherpa capital. Namche is the home of famous mountaineers. You will be staying two nights at Namche before heading up. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

After breakfast, you will be hiking up to Everest viewpoint to collect 360 views of the mountains. The viewpoint offers stunning views of the Himalayas including Mount Everest. Later in the afternoon, you can explore Namche Bazar or can take a good rest in your hotel. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

After spending two amazing nights at Namche Bazaar, you will be trekking Tengboche this day. The route to Tengboche is fascinating as it covers the greatest views of Everest, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Nuptse, and more. Tengboche is the village with the biggest Buddhist monastery in Everest. Make sure to visit the Tengboche monastery. Later in the evening, you can collect a greater view of sunset in the Himalayas. The overnight will be at a local teahouse.

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

Start the hiking after breakfast. The route to Dingboche is mostly uphill where you will be crossing several suspension bridges and local villages. One of the best villages you cross on the day is Pangboche village which offers greater views of mount Ama Dablam. Occasionally, this section offers the spotting of snow leopard and Himalayan musk deer too. Located at 4410 meters above sea level, Dingboche is a small settlement, where you will be spending two nights. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis,

After breakfast, take a short hike to Nagarjun hills. It is the vintage point to collect the best views of mount Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Labuche, and more. Then retrace back to the lodge and spend the day taking a good rest. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

Enter the valley of dusted snowed grasslands, you can enjoy the greater views of Amadablam, Lhotse, Pumori, and more along the way. Labuche today’s overnight place is a small Sherpa settlement with a few teahouses around. Take a good sleep with the excitement of getting to Everest base camp the next day. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

On the most exciting day, you will first trek to Gorakshep for three hours. You will then have your lunch there. Post lunch, leave your bag packs and start the hike to Everest base camp with some essentials (day pack, water, camera, and some chocolates). It takes ninety minutes to get to base camp from Gorakshep. Enjoy the moments, collect the memories and leave a footprint at Everest base camp. Then retrace back to Gorakshep for the night. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

Early morning, get to Kalapatthar to collect the best sunrise view. Kalapatthar is actually the better place to see closer views of Mount Everest. And collecting the sunrise view at Kalapatthar is the best experience of the whole trek. You will then get back to Gorakshep for the breakfast, before taking the way back to Pheriche. You will be following the same way back to get to Pheriche. You will be spending your night at one of the many teahouses at Pheriche. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

The easy and pleasant way. Although the distance is a bit longer, the route is mostly descending. You will be crossing the familiar village of Pangboche, Tengboche before getting back to Namche Bazar. At Namche Bazar, you can go to the café to enjoy the good coffee and the fresh bake. 

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

Retrace the same way back, that you have followed up. Get the final glimpse of mount Everest, enjoy the stunning trails, and wish good luck to the trekkers going up. At Lukla, you will be saying goodbye to your porter as well.

  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a local teahouse on a twin/double sharing basis.

After collecting all the greatest memories of the trek, today you will be flying back to Kathmandu. From Kathmandu airport, you will be transferred to the hotel where you can take a relaxing rest. 

  • Food: Breakfast Included. 
  • Accommodation: at a 3-star hotel on a twin/double sharing basis.

With all the finest memories, today you will be flying to your next destination. Our representative will be transferred to Kathmandu airport. With the hope of seeing you again in Nepal, we will be saying bye for this time. 

  • Food: Breakfast Included. 

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Includes

    • Airport pick up and drop off by a private vehicle 
    • Hotel in Kathmandu at a 3-star category hotel on a twin/double sharing basis. 
    • All the entrance fees, and the permits needed for the trip. 
    • Domestic flight (Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu). 
    • An experienced English-speaking guide and his all expenses during the trekking.
    • Porter(s) during the trekking and their all expenses.
    • Food (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trekking 
    • Teahouse accommodation during the trekking. 
    • Guide and porter insurance. 
    • All the government taxes and the company service charge. 

Doesn't Include

    • International airfare, Travel insurance, Nepal visa fees 
    • Food in Kathmandu. 
    • Extra charges of WIFI, hot shower, boiled Hot/ and cold water, and electricity to charge the devices during the trekking.
    • Laundries and beverages 
    • Tips for Guide, Porter, and Driver

Complimentary

    • Trekking Map of Everest Region
    • Welcome and welfare Dinner in Nepali cultural dance shows the restaurant
    • A1trek company logo print T-shirt
    • Trekking Certificate of a1trekking company name with a stamp.  

Frequently Asked Questions

Everest Base camp, there are two base Camps for Everest Trekking. South Base camp 5,365m is Nepal and North Base Camp 5,150m is in Tibet side. Most people talk about Everest Base camp from Nepal Side and it is more famous for hiking and trekking in Nepal.  So Everest Base Camp Trek is a legendary trek in the world. It is discovered on the eastern side of Kathmandu.

Nepal has more than 90 ethnic groups, within that, Sherpa people are more to connect in mountains. Similarly, Everest region more people are Sherpa, Rai, Tamang, and others. Sherpa is a mountain climber and they help people to take their dream destinations like peak climbing, Mountain Trekking, and other Adventure Activity.

Normally, Everest Base Camp Trek takes about two weeks for doing trekking. So the sky distance from Kathmandu to Everest base camp is about 155km, but for trekking, people fly to Lukla, and the trek starts from there. The walking distance from Lukla to Everest Base camp is about 72 kilometers which will take around 11 days with 2 acclimatization days.

There are several ways to reach Everest base camp. While you are planning to go to Everest Base Camp Trekking per day you need to walk 6/7 hours. But someday will be longer means there will be a final destination. but if you want to do a long time for acclimatization, in this case, it will be a shorter walk and stop in a closer village. 

For the Everest Base camp Trek the price are so different on your choice of services, if you want luxury Service it cost high and for Normal Service, like no guide and porter just buying a flight ticket and going by yourself cost almost 7/8 hundred Dollar. For a normal package trip, it cost $1150/- and more to till your choice of services if you want to do a Helicopter flight it cost more!!

Yes, Everest Base Camp Trek is possible for all aged people. Bit elderly aged people can do Helicopter Trek or tour and physically fit people can Trek up to Everest Base Camp. However, people can reach The Everest Base Camp

You will get all kinds of food on the trekking route, nowadays most of the western food menu is available. There is more to Tibetan, Italian, and Mexican food but if you want to have healthy food better to Have Dal Bhat. Dal Bhat means traditional food of Nepal and it includes many varieties like Lentils, Grains, Spices, mixed veg Curry, plain Rice, Papad,  and many more. 

Yeti is an Abominable Snowman who has big feet and lives in the Higher Parts of the Himalayans like Nepal. As I heard people saw Yeti in Everest Region, Dhaulagiri Trekking route. It seems to be a myth but still old local people say the yeti is an ape-like creature taller than an average Human believed to be in the Himalayan Mountains.


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Everest Base Camp trek

Made it in march 2017. Just perfect... Great organisation, great guide, great landscapes Just have to profit from your hollidays. Thanks Ajeeb

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