13 Days - 12 Nights Everest base camp trek

location image Kathmandu

12 Nights / 13 Days

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Altitude: 4000m

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Trip starts at:: Kathmandu

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Trip ends at: Kathmandu

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Accommodation: Tea house, Lodge, Hotel

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Max Elevation: 5380

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Difficulty:: Moderate

The Everest Base Camp, which is the most well-known trek in Nepal, follows a well-established path as it ascends through river valleys and over glaciers until it ultimately brings you to the foothills of Mount Everest, from which all expeditions to the mountain's south side commence. 


As in early summer, the glacier will be bustling with numerous expedition campsites. Everybody wants to get to Everest Base Camp, but the true pleasures are the communities and sceneries along the trail.


The bustling Khumbu valley, the town of Lukla (2,828 m) is where our EBC trip begins. Unquestionably one of the trek's highlights is the Buddhist monastery in this area, which boasts a vibrant collection of sacred artwork and a stunning Himalayan backdrop.


The journey follows the Rhododendron Mountains and the Dudh Koshi River as it rises. Some endangered species, including Blue Sheep, Musk Deer, and numerous bird species, like the Himalayan Pheasant, Danphe, and Munal, are likely to be seen along the road.


We then carried on till we arrived in Namche Bazaar, a well-liked trekking destination, particularly for acclimatizing to high altitudes. The Imja Khola River serves as a continuation of the path from Namche Bazaar to the valley below Everest.


 The track then takes you to your destination, Everest Base Camp, through the traditional route through Lobuche and Gorak Shep. When we got to the EBC, we went up to Kalapatthar to see the panoramic views of the Himalayas, including Mount Everest.


Join us on our Everest Base Camp Trek, a unique opportunity to experience cultural splendor, unspoiled nature, and unparalleled beauty.


Outline Itinerary


Day 1: Transfer to Airport for the flight to Lukla


Transport to the airport, then catch a flight to Lukla (2,840m). Begin trek to Phakding (2,610m).

Accommodation: Lodge

Meal: Lunch and, Dinner


Day 2: Phakding to Namche trek (3,440 m/11,283 ft)


Namche Bazar (3440m). The Dudh Kosi (river) will continue till it enters Sagarmatha National Park (showing or buying your entrance ticket and registering your TIMS card). After continuing to follow the river, you will begin to climb in the direction of Namche Bazar. Since this is the first altitude jump, it is crucial to ascend slowly.


Accommodation: Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 3: Day of acclimatization at Namche (3,440 m/11,283 ft)/Hike to Khumjung


Namche Bazaar to Khumjung Trek (3780m). To acclimatize, go to Hillary Memorial Viewpoint.


Accommodation: Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 4: Trek from Khumjung to Tengboche (3,860m/12,660ft)


From Khumjung to Tengboche, another brief day. The trail ascends a rough trail after hiking down and over the Dudh Kosi and Bhote Kosi rivers. After that, you will ascend through a forest where you could encounter a wide variety of birds and animals, such as musk deer and goat antelope.


The most significant monastery for the Sherpa people is located in Tengboche. You may visit the monastery, interact with the monks, and take in expansive views of the surrounding area, including Mount Everest and Khumjung Village.


Accommodation: Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 5: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4410m/14,464ft)


This is the ideal day for a hike. You will witness yak pastures, chortens, monasteries, and breathtaking mountain views as you go through the Sherpa settlements of Shomare and Pheriche. The day comes to a finish at Dingboche, where you may take in lovely vistas and the mountain desert valley below.


Accommodation: Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 6: Acclimatization day at Dingboche


Acclimatization day. Visit Chhukung.


Accommodation: Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 7: Trekking from Dingboche to Lobuche (4,940m/16,203ft)


Walking through the Khumbu valley on an ascent for the entire day while facing mountains on both sides. The trail falls after passing a glacier lake until you bridge a creek, then climbs back up to Dugla, where you will stop for lunch. The trail ascends sharply from Dugla to the Khumbu glacier. You will be rewarded for your effort with breathtaking views of the mountains after you reach the top of the ridge. You can take in more mountain vistas by descending back down to the Khumbu glacier moraine before finishing your day's trip in Lobuche.


Accommodation: Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 8: Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep (5,164m/16,937ft), hike to EBC (5,380m/17,646ft) & trek back to Gorakshep


Walking through the Khumbu valley on an ascent for the entire day while facing mountains on both sides. The trail falls after passing a glacier lake until you bridge a creek, then climbs back up to Dugla, where you will stop for lunch.


The trail ascends sharply from Dugla to the Khumbu glacier. You will be rewarded for your effort with breathtaking views of the mountains after you reach the top of the ridge.


You can take in more mountain vistas by descending back down to the Khumbu glacier moraine before finishing your day's trip in Lobuche. Lunch is a trek to Gorekshep. Visit Everest Base Camp after lunch, then spend the evening in Gorakshep.


Accommodation: Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 9: Trek down to Pheriche from Gorakshep (4,371m/14,336ft)


Trek to Pheriche after ascending Kalapattar (5550m) from Gorakshep.


Accommodation: Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 10: Trek from Pheriche to Tengboche (3,860m/12,660ft)


A difficult day of climbing back up before resting in Tengboche.


Accommodation: Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 11: Trek from Tengboche to Monjo (2,835m/9,298ft)


Say goodbye to the magnificent Tengboche village. Start your trek early in the morning after breakfast because the weather in Tengboche is erratic during the day.


You must descend to the Imjatse River before beginning a difficult climb that will take you to Sanasa in about an hour. The rest of the way is a twisting trail that leads to Namche Bazaar. Have lunch at one of Namche's more upscale eateries.


Accommodation: Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 12: Trek from Monjo to Lukla


You will say goodbye to the friendly folks after breakfast and then embark on the Dudh Koshi River path. The initial portion of the walk to Benkar is a downhill.


You will then cross a suspension bridge and travel to Ghat to eat lunch. Continue walking in the direction of Phakding village from there. Up until you reach Chablung hamlet, there is a moderate ascent. After passing through a dense juniper and birch woodland, continue walking until you reach the Pasang Lhamu Memorial gate.

You'll have arrived in the settlement of Lukla.


Accommodation: Lodge

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 13: Fly to Kathmandu from Lukla


After breakfast, you'll depart for the Tenzing Hillary Airport to catch your journey back to Kathmandu. You will notice the snow-capped mountains fading away as it takes control. Returning to Kathmandu, the hilly wonderland! When you arrive at the airport in Kathmandu, you will be taken to your accommodation.


Accommodation: None

Meal: Breakfast only

Detail Itinerary

Services Included

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tick image Domestic airfare (Kathmandu to Lukla and back to Kathmandu), as well as departure taxes

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tick image Porter to assist with hikers' bags (Optional)

tick image Sagarmatha National Park Entrance Fee

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$ 1,650 per person
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