Everest Base camp trek

Everest Base camp trek

Everest base camp trek is 2nd most popular hiking destinations in the world described by Lonely planet Nepal travel guide book. Everest base camp trekking is lies in solukhumbu district province no.1 for the once in a lifetime opportunity to see the top of the world and explore the  trek to Mt. Everest base camp route. Trekking in Everest base camp  discover high Himalayan glaciers, Khumbu Ice falls, 4 above 8000 m mountains (Mt. Everest 8848 m, Mt Lhotse 8516 m, Mt. Makalu 8463 m , Mt. Cho Oyu 8201 m, )  and 23 snow capped mountains of Khumbu region. Trekking to Everest base camp is a life time adventure treks in Nepal Himalaya with the best experiments of the Everest trekking destination.

Everest base camp trip package is a once-in-a-lifetime adventure that combines stunning Himalayan views, natural beauty, Tibetan tantric Buddhism and cultural immersion. Nepal  Everest base camp trek distance 130 km / 80 miles  from Lukla Hillary airport however camp fit  for novice and experienced travelers. Everest base camp trek difficulty level is moderate strenuous and trekkers should know details of Everest base camp treks package  information before heading to the relevant areas. The highest elevation of EBC trekking tour is Kala patthar 5545m from the sea level .Everest base camp trek cost is depend on group size and choice of the trekking length.

Treks in Everest base camp categorized #1 trekking in Nepal Himalayas as it has various features then other Nepal trekking tour. Minimum two weeks trekking holidays in Nepal required for this trip  but trekkers may extend the trip included Gokyo cho la pass and  EBC trekking at the same time. Nepal EBC trekking is  computed as classic treks in Nepal so doable without any high passes even though autumn and spring season are best to do this trip. we have  generate Trek in Everest base camp itinerary with own design  however trekkers may change or extend the trip plan as per holiday schedule.  The short Everest base camp trek doable with in 7 days if you use one way return by helicopter. 14 Everest Base Camp Trek for Beginners is the one of the suitable options to reach the destination. even previous trekking experince is not required.

Autumn and spring season are best time trek to Everest base camp even though doable whole year as it hasn't any high passes. if you surfing in internet looking for Mount Everest base camp tour Nepal thousands of Nepal trekking comapnies homepage disply about this trip so suggested all the travelers do trek through government registered local Nepal trekking company recomended by Lonely planet Nepal travel guide book for the secured journeys in Himalaya.  professsional and experienced Nepal trekking guide is essential for secured and memorable trip to Everest base camp.we do have luxury Everest base camp trip package for luxuries travelers. One way hike to Everest base camp and return by Helicopter from Gorakshep to Kathmandu. 

Hike in Mt. Everest base camp through the beautiful Sagarmatha National park with exploration of unique Tibetan sherpa culture , Sherpa settlements, Mani, stupa, monasteries as well as best mountains vistas give you a real adventure that hold on life time memories. Trek in Everest base camp itself renowned as trekkers may able to touch and leave their foot print world’s tallest mountain base camp .Do Everest base camp trip once that may pride to your generation always! Mount Everest base camp trek with family, kids , students , relatives and friends will be more enjoyable then individual trekkers, we do have group join basis and private trip to Everest base camp even you are single no worry , Himalaya Journey Trekking arrange as per your time frame with reasonable price for whole year.

Everest base camp trekking tour start from Lukla Hillary airport after 35 minutes mountain flight from Kathmandu. After land at tiny Lukla Hillary Airport, Himalaya Journey trekking guide will led through the homelands of the Sherpa people – Phakding, Namche , Tengboche, Pheriche, Lobuche, Gorakshep and eventually reach trek to Everest base camp.  Next morning , Our trekking guide will take to you kala Pathar  5545m for superb Himalayan scenery of Everest than trails descend to the Dingboche valley and different way via Phortse village back to Lukla and Lukla by flight back to Kathmandu for continuation adventure trip in Nepal. Rather then competition price for Everest base camp trek , we always look after quality service with best value of the money. The cost of the Everest base camp trekking depend on the  Nepal trekking agency and thier service as well as reputation.  we have frequent group join basis Everest base camp trek pacakge as below mentioned even though not suite on departure date will arrange tailor made EBC trek pacakge as per requirements.

Everest base camp trek highlights

  • Hiking in Mt. Everest base camp  is third most popular hiking destination and explore the Mt. Everest base camp , Khumbu Ice falls, Khumbu Glaciers and best mountains vistas of whole Khumbu trekking trails
  • Everest base camp package tour  through the beautiful Sagarmatha National park with exploration of unique Tibetan sherpa culture as well as best mountains vistas give you a real adventure that hold on life time memories.
  • Everest base camp package trekking  categorized as #1 trekking tour in Nepal Himalayas as it has various features then the other Nepal trekking trails.
  • Trek in Everest base camp itself renowned as trekkers may able to touch and leave their foot print world’s tallest mountain base camp

Best time for Everest base camp trek 

The best time for trekking to Everest Base Camp (EBC) is during the spring and autumn seasons. Here's a detailed overview of the best times for the Everest Base Camp trek:

       01. Spring (March to May):

  • Spring is widely considered the best time for trekking to Everest Base Camp.
  • The weather is generally stable, with clear skies and mild temperatures during the day, making it ideal for trekking.
  • The trail is adorned with blooming rhododendrons, magnolias, and other wildflowers, creating a colorful landscape.
  • Spring offers excellent visibility of the surrounding mountains, providing stunning views of Everest and neighboring peaks.
  • This season also coincides with the climbing season for Mount Everest, so trekkers may encounter climbers and expedition teams along the trail, adding to the excitement of the journey.

    02. Autumn (September to November):

  • Autumn is another popular season for trekking to Everest Base Camp.
  • The weather is generally dry and stable, with clear skies and comfortable temperatures during the day.
  • The trails are less crowded compared to spring, offering a quieter trekking experience.
  • Autumn offers stunning views of the mountains, with crisp, clear air providing optimal photography opportunities.
  • Wildlife sightings are also common during this time, as animals come out to enjoy the warmer weather.

While spring and autumn are the peak trekking seasons for Everest Base Camp trekking is possible during other times of the year as well, with each season offering unique experiences:

    03. Winter (December to February):

  • Winter brings cold temperatures and occasional snowfall to the Everest region, especially at higher elevations.
  • Trekking during winter is less crowded, offering a quieter and more peaceful experience on the trail.
  • However, trekking at this time requires proper winter gear and preparation for cold weather conditions, and some tea houses along the route may be closed.

    04. Monsoon (June to August):

  • Monsoon season brings heavy rainfall to the Everest region, making trekking challenging and potentially dangerous.
  • Landslides, rockfalls, and leeches are common during this time, and the trails can become muddy and slippery.
  • Trekking during the monsoon season is not recommended due to the risks associated with adverse weather conditions and poor visibility of the mountains.

In summary, the best time for trekking to Everest Base Camp is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons when the weather is most favorable, offering clear skies, mild temperatures, and stunning mountain views.

Mt. Everest base camp trek cost

The Everest base camp trekking cost is determined by the numbers of trekkers as well as private and group join basis trip. Also Everest base camp hiking cost is depending on choice of service budget and luxuries. Budget Everest base camp trek cost start from USD1450 and Luxury Everest base camp trekking price USD 4350 per person. Trekking to Everest base camp  route has various type of the hotel accommodation normal lodge trek to five star hotel lodgings such as Everest view hotel , Yeti mountain Home so Everest base camp trekking price belongs to the service, accommodation and local trekking companies.

Guide and porter hiring service for hike in Everest base camp is budget options. Trekking guide cost for EBC trekking package  USD 30 to 35 per day and Porter hiring service USD 25 to USD 28  but their insurance and local company service charge will be extra.  Trekking to Everest base camp has various options direct lukla to EBC trek , Gokyo Cho La pass Everest base camp trek, 7 days Everest base camp trek package , Phaplu Everest base camp trek route and Jiri EBC trek so trip cost is choice of the packages. Everest base camp trek cost for Indian passport holders are cheaper then foreign nationals because of Kathmandu Lukla Kathamndu flight ticket cost quote on Nepalese rupees for Indian citizens.

Why Mount Everest base camp trek package with Himalaya Journey Trekking 

  • Secured online booking and reservation system
  • Tailoring Everest Base Camp treks Itinerary
  • 32 Years + Experienced and professional trekking, tour guide, drivers and staff entire the trip
  • No hidden cost for the Mt.Everest base camp trek packages
  • Authorized local Nepal trekking company recommended by Lonely planet travel guide book Nepal  and Rough guide book
  • 24/7 service and last minute Mount Everest base camp trek booking facilities
  • All exclusive Everest base camp trip package as requested by customer
  • Emphasis on quality service and guest take care for the 99.9% success the Everest base camp trekking tour
  • Private and group join basis Mt. Everest base camp trekking as per traveler’s holiday frame
  • Flexibility for extend the trip as per traveler’s requirements
  • Providing hygienic meals and best accommodation on the Everest base camp trek as per requested by trekkers.
  • Instant Helicopter rescue service as per  trekkers’ requirement for Health conscious
  • Easy communication via (Email, WhatsApp, Viber , messenger , WeChat, Viber, Skype, Zoom) and phone 977- 9851007829  / 977-014983184
  • Advance booking system


Fixed Departure Dates

August 2024: 5th, 8th ,11th, 17th , 24th , 27th ,30th

September 2024: 2nd  ,4th,7th, 15th, 21st, 25th, 28th

October 2024: 1st, 4th, 8th, 10th,  16th, 22nd, 24th, 26th, 28th, 30th 

November 2024: 5th, 7th, 10th, 12th,  14th, 15th,19th,22nd ,24th,  29th

December 2024: 3rd, 5th ,8th,11th, 14th,16th,19th, 23rd ,25th

January 2025: 4th, 6th ,9th, 11th ,14th, 19th,20th,23rd, 25th ,29th

Mount Everest Base camp trek  itinerary :

Day 01: Arrival in Katmandu (1334m), transfer Hotel, Everest base camp package trek briefing with officially arrangements.overnight at kathmandu.

Day 02: After breakfast, Kathmandu by flight to Lukla (2830m)  Kathmandu Lukla flight duration : 35 minutes, then trek to Phakding (2610m.)

Trek Duration: 02:30 h
Trek Distance: 7.3 km / 4.5 mi
Ascent: 160 m / 525 ft
Descent: 370 m / 1214 ft

Day 03: Phakding trek to Namche Bazar (3440m.)

Trek Duration: 04:30 h
Trek Distance: 10.5 km / 6.5 mi
Ascent: 910 m / 2986 ft
Descent: 150 m / 492 ft

Day 04: Namche Bazaar Rest or acclimatization day. During this day you can hike to Thame Monastery or Everest view hotel for superb Himalayan views including Everest,Lhotse,Nuptse,Amadablam, Thamserku, Kantega, Kusum khangaru,Khumbila,Tawache peak,Cholaste, Kongde etc or short hike to the Everest view hotel for panoramic Himalayan views .overnight at Namche Bazaar

Day 05: Namche Bazaar trek to Teangboche (3890m).

Trek Duration: 05:30 hour
Trek Distance: 9.5 km / 5.9 mi
Ascent: 780 m / 2559 ft
Descent: 350 m / 1148 ft

Day 06: Tengboche trek to Dingboche (4350m)

Trek Duration: 05:30 h
Trek Distance: 10.8 km / 6.7 mi
Ascent: 630 m / 2067 ft
Descent: 170 m / 558 ft

Day 07: Dingboche trek to Lobuche (4950m.)

Trek Duration: 04:20 h
Trek Distance: 7.8 km / 4.8 mi
Ascent: 620 m / 2034 ft
Descent: 20 m / 66 ft

Day 08: Lobuche to Gorakshep (5180m) , walk approximately 2-3 hours,after lunch continue to Everest base camp (5500m) 

Trek Duration: 06:40 h
Trek Distance: 12 km / 7.5 mi
Ascent: 390 m / 1280 ft
Descent: 150 m / 492 ft

Day 09: Early in the morning hike up to kala patthar 5545m for superb Himalayan scenery including Mt. Everest( 8848m) , Mt.Lhotse, (8516n) Mt. Nuptse, (7855m), Mt.Pumori 7161m,Mt. Changaste 7550m, Mt.Amadablam (6856m), Mt. Thamserku ( 6723m) , Mt. Kantega (6979m), Mt. Kusum Khangaru ( 6367m) , Mt.Kongde (6011m), Mt. Tawache peak ( 6367 m) , Mt. Cholaste (6335m), back to Gorakshep, breakfast at Gorakshep, continue trek to Pheriche 4250m. overnight at Pheriche

Trek Duration: 08:00 h
Trek Distance: 17 km / 10.6 mi
Ascent: 430 m / 1411 ft
Descent: 1330 m / 4364 ft

Day 10: Pheriche trek to Phortse village 3890m.

Trek Duration: 05 hour
Trek Distance: 8.5 km / 4.9 mi
Ascent: 680 m / 2230 ft
Descent: 450 m / 1048 ft

Day 11: Phortse village  via Everest view Hotel trek to Namche Bazaar.

Trek Duration: 05:30 hour
Trek Distance: 9.5 km / 5.9 mi
Ascent: 780 m / 2559 ft
Descent: 350 m / 1148 ft

Day 12 : Namche Bazaar trek to Lukla 2830 m

Trek Duration: 07:00 h
Trek Distance: 18 km / 11.2 mi
Ascent: 530 m / 1739 ft
Descent: 1080 m / 3543 ft

Day 13: Lukla by flight back to kathmandu. Lukla Kathmandu flight duration : 35 minutes.

Day 14: After breakfast , our tour guide will take to you sightseeing such as :Boudhhanath: visit Bodhnath Stupa, one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world, where we observe Buddhist monks in prayer in the monasteries surrounding the stupa than visit Pashupatinath: the most famous Hindu temple in the country, located on the banks of the holy Bagmati River. Here you see Hindu holy men (sadhus) meditating, pilgrims bathing and occasionally funeral pyres burning on the ghats. Kathmandu durbar square: you will enjoy with different Hindus Temple , Goddes Kumari, legend of kathmadu valley etc. transfer to hotel and in the evening farewell dinner in Nepalese restaurant . Overnight at Kathmandu .

Day 15: After breakfast, Relaxing/shopping with own activities , Himalaya Journey Treks & Expedition's representative will drop to Kathmandu international airport for onward journeys or if you have time to stay in Nepal will arrange any other trip such as Chitwan Junlge safari tour, Lumbini tour, Chitwan jungle safari tour , river rafting etc. .

Everest base camp trek package  Cost:

USD1585 Per person ([email protected]) [email protected]

Service includes:-

  • Airport pick up and transfer to hotel.
  • Three night accommodation in Kathmandu on BB basis ( 3 star category hotel) on twin sharing as mentioned in itinerary
  • An experienced, helpful and friendly Government license holder trekking Guide.
  • Domestic airport pick up and drop by private car/van/ Minibus / Bus to catch Kathmandu Lukla Kathmandu Flight .
  • Kathmandu to Lukla /Lukla to Kathmandu both way flight ticket (both way flight cost per person $ 390)
  • Trekking guide both way flgiht ticket as mentioned in itinerary
  • Trekking porter /sherpa who will carry your bag pack during the trekking.(two person will get one trekking sherpa/ porter)
  • Three time meal during the trekking Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
  • Desert /fruit after having diner as company provide
  • Trekker's Information Management system (TIMS)
  • Sagarmatha National park permit USD 30
  • khumbu pasang lamu rural municipality entry permit USD 20
  • Kathmandu Domestic airport pick up as mentioned in itinerary
  • Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour as mentioned in itinerary
  • Kathmandu valley tour with private vehicle as mentioned in itinerary 
  • All program as mentioned in itinerary
  • Overland transportation
  • Trekking guide both way flight ticket
  • Insurance for Nepalese staff. ( Trekking guide,  and porters)
  • Guide and porter fares and taxes.Government Tax and office service charge.
  • Airport drop

Service Excludes:-

  • Lunch & Dinner during Kathmandu stay
  • International flight ticket
  • Nepal entry visa fee US$ 40 (duration 60 days from date of issue)- you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu.
  • Disembarkation Airport Tax in Nepal -  approx. US$ 24. al equipments
  • High risk medical insurance
  • Entrance fees while sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley.
  • Alcoholic beverage and telephone calls
  • Hot drinks, Soft drinks such as cola, mineral water
  • Nepal Visa Fee
  • Emergency rescue evacuation if needed
  • Purely personal nature expenses
  • Tipping /Tips(Tipping is Expected).

Everest base camp treks Equipments

  • Trekking Bag pack.
  • Trekking day bag.( Small handbag)
  • Trekking shoes.
  • Sports shoes or sandal.
  • Trekking stick.
  • Trekking Hat, cat
  • Trekking woollen cap.
  • Trekking jacket Gore tax/ flees jacket.
  • Pullover or warm sweeter.
  • Raincoat.
  • 4/5 pairs of good qualities shock .
  • Hand gloves.
  • 2/3 pairs of Trekking trousers
  • 3/4 pairs of Trekking shirts .
  • 3/4 pairs of Underwear
  • Eye glass
  • Water bottle.
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Flash or Torch light.
  • Camera and batteries.
  • Sun cream.


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Useful Information:

Everest base camp trek is 3rd popular hiking destination in the world described by Lonely planet guide book. Everest base camp trekking is a once in lifetime opportunity to see the top of the world (Mount Everest 8848m) and leave your own foot print in the Mt. Everest base camp. Mt. Everest base camp treks take to you high Himalayan glaciers ( Khumbu Glaciers),different stage of landscape with Khumbu Icefalls, 4 above 8000m mountains (Mt. Everest 8848m, Mt Lhotse 8516m, Mt. Makalu 8463m , Mt. Cho Oyu 8201m, ) relaxing with Tibetan sherpa culture + wild animals such as Mountain Thar, Red panda, Leopards, Jackel and birds such as pheasant, long tail birds etc

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