Everest Base Camp Trek

Trip Overview

Everest Base Camp Trek is without a doubt the bucket list of many backpackers around the globe. The awe-inspiring view of giants (Mount Everest 8,849m, Mount Lhotse-8,516m, Mount Cho Oyu-8,201) is worth watching once in a lifetime. Apart from picturesque views of mountains, the trek follows through gushing rivers, ethnic Sherpa villages, alpine woods & much more.

Similarly, the trek leads into the Sagarmatha National Park area which gives chance to glimpse numerous endangered wild animals such as the red panda, snow leopard, blue sheep, and other wild animals.

Not only in outlook but in culture and religion too, the Everest Base Camp Trek is filled with many treasurable traditions passed from Sherpa from generation to generation. Looking at Sherpa, they have a prolonged history, as they are the pathfinder for trekking & mountaineering. And you can experience all these things during your trek.

Accommodation & Food during EBC Trek:

As the Everest Base Camp trekked in Nepal during peak season, the accommodation & food have improved a lot. You can now have choices to stay and eat according to your budget on the trek. Whereas, Nepal Peak Adventure always provides good accommodation & food choices to our clients.

Note that, the luxury lodges/hotels are available only up to the Namche Bazar which is at 3,440m altitude. After Namche Bazar, you will only have decent accommodation during the trek. Still, we promise to give you the best lodges/tea houses we can offer.

As for the food, you will have Nepali Cuisine, Continental Cuisine, Italian Cuisine & Chinese Cuisine during your whole trek. The food cost is included in the package and you can have your choice of meal.

Offer for Groups in Everest Base Camp Trek:

We are providing group discounts in our Everest Base Camp Trek package to inspire more people to trek & to create a budget-friendly environment. Here is the extra discount you can grab from us from the selling price.

3pax-5pax = 2% discount

6pax-10pax= 3% discount

11pax-16pax= 5% discount

17pax-25pax= 7% discount

26pax & more= 10% discount

Everest Base Camp Trek Packing List:

Preparing for Everest Base Camp Trek is most important and when it comes to packing gears, you need to be extra careful to choose the right material and right gears only. Most of the gear can be rented in Thamel-Nepal so you don’t need to carry heavy luggage. Also, some of the gear will be provided to you from Nepal Peak Adventure.

From head wears to footwear, here is the list of gear you will need to complete the Everest Base Camp Trek properly.

Duffle Bag

Backpack/Day pack

Head Wears:

Hat, Beanie, Neck Gaiter, inner gloves, outer Insulated Gloves, Sunglasses.

Inner wears:

2 pair Thermal Underwear, 2 pairs Quick Dry T-Shirts, 1 pair of Warm gloves, 3 pairs of sports bra

Outer wears:

1 pair Insulated Jacket/Down Jacket, 2 pairs Fleece Jackets, 2 pairs Insulated pants

Optional: Waterproof jackets, Raincoat, Shorts, Gaiters

Foot Wears:

Hiking Boots, Spare Shoe, Camp Shoe or Sandal, 1pair Woolen hiking socks, 2pair Cotton socks

Additional Gears:

  • Sleeping Bag
  • First Aid Kit: Diamox, Aspirin, Oximeters, Soap, Bandages, Body lotion, Hand sanitizer, Antibiotics, Rehydration Salts, Nostril Openers
  • Water Bottles
  • Headlight
  • Portable Charger
  • Trekking Poles
  • Ear plugs
  • Towel
  • Pee Funnel
  • Camera
  • Books/Cards
  • Toiletries

The above gears are the essential gear for trekking in Nepal. Among the above packing lists, Nepal Peak Adventure will provide you Duffel bag & T-shirt as souvenirs, Trekking Map, Group Medical Kit Box. Similarly, as for the Down Jacket & Sleeping Bags, you can rent them on Thamel.

Best time to trek in Everest Base Camp

The final recipe to make your Everest Base Camp trek successful is trekking at the best time of the year. Among the four seasons, the Spring season (March to May) & Autumn season (Nov-Dec) is the best season for trekking. However, during those peak seasons Spring & Autumn, the trail will be crowded with trekkers.

Beside peak seasons, if you choose to trek in shoulder time like post-monsoon & Pre-Winter, Nepal peak adventure will manage it for you.

Tips for Everest Base Camp Trek

Finally, here are some of the best tips for Everest Base Camp Trek for you while trekking.

  • Lean on the side of the wall when there is a yak caravan.
  • Stay hydrated during the trek. A minimum of 3-liter consumption is recommended,
  • Walk slowly instead of taking too many breaks due to the fast pace.
  • Do not skip acclimatization day and do not sleep during acclimatization. Instead, explore or go hiking.

Follow your guide instructions. Listen to their briefing during dinner time.

Outline Itinerary

Day 1    Arrival day in Kathmandu    (1400m)

Day 2    Fly to Lukla and Trek to Phakding    (2610m)

Day 3    Trek to Phakding to Namche Bazar    (3440m)

Day 4     Acclimatization day at Namche Bazar    (3440m)

Day 5     Trek to Tengboche    (3867m)

Day 6     Trek to Dingboche    (4410m)

Day 7      Acclimatization day at Dingboche and day excursion around the place    (4410m)

Day 8    Trek to Lobuche    (4940m)

Day 9     Trek to Everest Base Camp (5364m) via Gorekshep and trek back to Gorekshep    (5164m)

Day 10    Hike to Kalapatthar (5545m) and trek to Pheriche (4220m)

Day 11     Trek to Namche Bazar   (3440m)

Day 12     Trek to Lukla       (2860m)

Day 13     Fly back to Kathmandu    (1400m)

Day 14   Departure from Kathmandu     (1400m)

Cost Includes

Arrival airport pick-up and transfer to your hotel

Welcome dinner with live Nepali cultural program and farewell dinner.

 2 Nights at a 2-star standard accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast

Kathmandu- Lukla- Kathmandu flight, airport tax, and domestic transfer

Teahouse/Mountain Lodge accommodation during the trek

All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trek

Cost of a guide (government certified experienced, fluent English speaker, first aid and eco trained).

Porter’s cost (one porter for every two members in a group)

Everest trekking permit/Sagarmatha National Park fee

All Government and Local body taxes as applicable

Down Jacket and sleeping bags (upon request) 

 A duffle Bag  and a T-shirt (as a souvenir)

Trekking map and certificate of trek completion

Group medical Kit Box (Diamox and other first aid medicine carried by a guide)

The arrangement of Emergency Helicopter evacuation service which will be paid by your travel insurance company

Final departure transfer

Cost Excludes

Nepal Visa

International flight to Kathmandu and return ticket from Nepal.

Your meal at Kathmandu besides welcome dinner, farewell dinner, and breakfast

The entire cost of beverages (except hot drinks mentioned in the inclusion list), mineral water and beer etc. while on the treks

Travel insurance (must include Helicopter evacuation)

Tipping to the guide and porter

Anything not included in trip inclusion list is your personal expenses

Itinerary

Day 1 starts with your arrival in Kathmandu, Nepal -"Tribhuvan International Airport". Similarly, as per your flight details, our team Nepal Peak Adventure will be there to pick you up from the Airport. After your meet-up with our team, you will be escorted to the Thamel area which is the biggest tourist hub. This day is very crucial because all the incompleted preparation for the trek will be completed today like renting gears, exchanging money, sharing information, and many other things. If enough time, you can go for a short walk to the nearest heritage site Kathmandu Durbar Square. At night, we usually throw a welcome dinner with typical Nepalese cultural dance. Also, most of the briefing about the trek will also be done during dinner.
As per the flight details, you will be accompanied by our guide from your hotel and will be transferred to the Ramechhap airport or Kathmandu Airport for the domestic flight to Lukla. The flight will be around 25-30 min to Lukla which will be the most thrilling flight in the world. After reaching Lukla, you will have your breakfast there as well as you will meet your porters too who will assist you the entire trek. After you are all set to go, your actual trek begins by passing through the marketplace of Lukla. After 3/4 hours of the walk, while enjoying the introductory terrain and the beauty of the Khumbu region, you will arrive at Phakding where you will stay for an overnight.
After having breakfast in Phakding, the next destination will be the Namche Bazar which is like the capital city of Khumbu Region. On this day, you will cross many suspension bridge following the gushing Dudh Koshi River with green vegetation on the bank as most of the trail goes nearby this river today. After reaching at Monzo, your guide will make necessary administrative procedures in order to enter the Sagarmatha National Park. Then the trail ascends through a beautiful pine forest before entering a renowned Namche Bazar. As I mentioned that Namche Bazar is like a capital city of Khumbu region, it is also the biggest trading hub and have basic facilities such as hotels, restaurants, money exchange counter, cafe, bakery shop and many other shops. Also, you will have time to explore the Bazar and you be staying here for an overnight.
Acclimatization is very important when trekking to high altitude because it lets your body to adjust with the atmosphere. It is like preparing for the upcoming higher elevation so that you won't get AMS. So, after a breakfast in your lodge, the guide will take you for a day excursion including to the Sherpa museum. Sherpa museum is a oldest museum which display the artworks that depict the Sherpa way of life. Also, the open space nearby the park gives you a great view of the Himalayan range. During Saturday morning, there will be a biggest sale in Namche Bazar too. Similarly, you can choose to go up a steep trail to the Everest View Hotel; from where you will be rewarded with better views of the Mt. Everest. After exploring Namche Bazar, you will head back to your room and stay overnight at Namche Bazar.
After breakfast, you will head to the next destination-Tengboche which is a 4-5 hours of walk. After a hort walk, a quick ascend will continue on a moderate trail before descending about an hour through a pine woods. You will enjoy splendid views of Mt. Kusum Kanguru (6367m), Thamserku (6623m) and Ama Dablam (6812m) on the route. Usually you will have your Lunch at Phunki Thanga and you will ascend to Tengboche through a sub-tropical forest. Tengboche has the biggest monastery in Khumbu region with fluttering Buddhist flags. Towering Ama Dablam at the background of Monastery looks superb. Overnight stay at Tengboche.
A sound of morning prayer and a breakfast in Tengboche, your journey will continue to Dingboche which is at 4,410m elevation. Following a quick descend, the trail continues through a forest until you cross a stream. Thereafter, you will enter the stony barren land and a couple of settlements on the way prior to arriving in Dingboche, where you will spend your night.
You are now at 4,410m altitude therefore you will need to acclimatize in Dingboche to stay safe from AMS. To prepare well for AMS, you will go to Chukung hill or Imja valley for exploring. In the afternoon, don't forget to visit a local bakery to watch movie/documentary related to the mountains while enjoying bakery items. You will love the lively restaurant with a bunch of trekkers, porters, and guides while having dinner before going to bed.
After getting ready for the next challenge, you will depart from Dingboche following your breakfast early in the morning. It is a quick ascend for a while and the trail goes through a flat terrain to Thukla. You will stop for refreshment there to prepare you for the short rocky uphill up to Thukla Pass. At Thukla Pass, there are monuments built for the late climbers who lost their lives in the mountains. You will forget your recent exhaustion when you see the picturesque view of mountains from the Pass. After about an hour of walk over rocky trail you will arrive in Lobuche where you halt for the day.
This is the exciting day of the entire trip as you will reach the Everest Base Camp today. After the breakfast, you will resume your treks on a rocky trail passing through Gorekshep. Now your lifetime dream comes true, you will be there at the base camp of the world’s highest mountain in a while. Express your victory, take photos, videos and return to Gorakshep for the overnight stay.
It’s better to prepare for the day early morning not to miss the splendid view of the sunrise from Kalapatthar. You will give a push uphill to get atop Kalapatthar. One of the famous viewpoints in the Khumbu region offers you a marvelous view of Mount Everest and a wide range of mountains in the region. The bright crimson color of the rising sun adds beauty to the Mountain range. After breakfast, you will collect your backpack and climb down to Periche for the overnight stay.
After breakfast at Periche, the trail leads you down through mountain shrubs where you can have a click of the yaks in the pasture. You will cross a couple of settlements like Pangboche, Tengboche while enjoying the juniper and rhododendron wood. You should be happy to be back to Namche Bazaar at a moderate pace to enjoy the lively evening there.
This is the last day of the trek. You will climb down the hills from Namche and continue the trail along the Dudhkoshi River to Lukla. You will continue walking devouring the beauty of the area that you missed while ascending. After freshening up and packing your luggage; you can explore Lukla to know albeit little about local denizens and their culture.
You will get ready with your backpacks and reach the nearby Lukla airport to take a flight back to Kathmandu. You will enjoy green hills, dense forest and have a chance to catch a glimpse topography of hilly area while on board. You will be transferred to the hotel from the Kathmandu airport. You can have some time for exploring Kathmandu valley and buying souvenirs today. You will have a farewell dinner with the company’s representative.
This is the final day in Nepal for this time. Our representative will transfer you to the Tribhuvan International Airport from the hotel as per your flight schedule. You will fly back to your sweet home with beautiful memories of Nepal.

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