Experience the thrill of trekking across the scenic trails of the Khumbu region, offering breathtaking views of towering mountain peaks, including the summit of Mt. Everest, the highest point on Earth.
  • DestinationNepal
  • Durations14 days
  • Trip DifficultyModerate
  • Group Size15+

Everest Base Camp Trek Highlights

  • Journey to Everest Base Camp at the foot of the majestic Mt. Everest.
  • Awe-inspiring aerial views of the Himalayas en route to Lukla.
  • Explore the natural beauty of Sagarmatha National Park.
  • Discover Namche Bazaar, the cultural gateway to the Everest region.
  • Dive into the vibrant culture and traditions of the Sherpa community.
  • Enjoy panoramic mountain views from Hotel Everest View, the world's highest hotel.
  • Visit the peaceful Tengboche Monastery for spiritual solace.
  • Witness the Khumbu Glacier and the dramatic Khumbu Icefall.
  • Trek to the picturesque viewpoints of Kala Patthar (5,555 m) and Nangkartshang Peak (5,083 m).
  • Marvel at breathtaking views of Everest, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Nuptse, Thamserku, Cho Oyu, and more.


The Everest Base Camp (EBC) trek marries the comfort of well-trodden paths with the untamed allure of the Himalayas. Nestled in the heart of these majestic mountains, the Everest region is celebrated not only for its stunning landscapes but also for the warm hospitality of the Sherpa community. This expedition not only brings you face-to-face with the summit of the world but also immerses you in the rich cultural tapestry of Nepal.

Spanning 14 days, the trek ascends to an elevation of approximately 5,364 meters, offering sweeping vistas of towering peaks including Pumori, Lhotse, Nuptse, and Lobuche, with the legendary Everest itself standing sentinel over the region.

The adventure commences with an exhilarating flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, a journey of 35 minutes in selected months or a brief flight from Manthali/Ramechhap to Lukla after a road trip from Kathmandu to Manthali, depending on the season. Lukla marks the starting and ending point of the trek, which unfurls along the banks of the Dudh Koshi River and through the verdant expanses of Sagarmatha National Park, leading trekkers to the vibrant hub of Namche Bazaar. Known as the gateway to Everest, Namche serves as an essential acclimatization stop.

The trek, though demanding, rewards perseverance with mesmerizing vistas of lush woodlands, rolling farmlands, and an array of Himalayan giants. After acclimatizing in Namche Bazaar, the journey continues to the spiritual haven of Tengboche Monastery in Tengboche, followed by the scenic villages of Dingboche and Lobuche, each offering unique perspectives of the Himalayan panorama, including Makalu, Cho Oyu, Ama Dablam, among others.

The trek then veers towards Gorak Shep, tracing the edge of the Khumbu Glacier to the base of Mount Everest. Here, at the foot of the world's highest peak, trekkers are greeted by the sight of the formidable Khumbu Glacier. A night in Gorak Shep precedes the ascent to Kala Patthar, a vantage point renowned for its sunrise views over Everest and its neighbors. After soaking in the breathtaking landscape, the descent to Pheriche Village begins.

The return journey weaves back through Tengboche, immersing trekkers in the serene beauty of rhododendron and juniper forests, before making its way back to Namche and ultimately Lukla, where a flight whisks adventurers back to the bustling life of Kathmandu. The Everest Base Camp trek is more than a journey through Nepal's rugged terrain; it is an expedition into the heart of the Himalayas, offering a profound connection with the natural world and a deep appreciation for the enduring spirit of the Sherpa culture.

On the Way

The journey to Everest Base Camp (EBC) is a blend of well-trodden paths and the untouched beauty of the Himalayan wilderness. Nestled in the heart of the majestic Himalayas, the Everest area is famed not just for its stunning landscapes but also for the warm hospitality of the Sherpa community. This trek not only showcases the magnificence of the world’s tallest peak but also immerses you in the rich culture and traditions of Nepal.

Over the course of 14 days, trekkers ascend to an approximate altitude of 5,364 meters, gaining unparalleled views of several peaks above 8,000 meters, including Pumori, Lhotse, Nuptse, Lobuche, and the iconic Everest itself.

The trekking adventure begins with an exhilarating flight from Kathmandu to Lukla—a 35-minute journey in certain months, or a 20-minute flight from Manthali/Ramechhap to Lukla following a 5 to 6-hour drive from Kathmandu during other parts of the year.

Setting out from Lukla, the trek proceeds along the banks of the Dudh Koshi River, entering Sagarmatha National Park on the way to the bustling trading hub of Namche Bazaar, known for acclimatization. The route offers a visual feast of lush forests, agricultural lands, hills, and mountain vistas that encourage trekkers to press on.

After acclimatizing in Namche Bazaar, the trek continues towards Tengboche, home to the famous Tengboche Monastery, then on to Dingboche and Lobuche. The path affords views of towering peaks such as Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Ama Dablam, among others.

The trek advances to Gorak Shep, following the Khumbu Glacier to Everest Base Camp—where the world’s deepest glacier, the Khumbu Glacier, is also visible. After exploring the base camp, the journey heads back to Gorak Shep for the night.

A subsequent hike up to Kala Patthar offers a spectacular sunrise view over Mt. Everest and surrounding peaks. The return journey includes stops at Pheriche Village, Tengboche, and Namche, before concluding with a flight from Lukla back to Kathmandu, marking the end of an unforgettable Everest Base Camp trek in Nepal.

Detail Itinerary

Cost Details

Cost Includes

  • Airport transfers in Nepal via tourist vehicle.
  • 2 nights in a 3-star Kathmandu hotel, twin-sharing/double room, with breakfast (private rooms available at extra cost).
  • Twin-sharing guesthouse accommodation for 11 nights during the trek in the Everest Region, with attached toilets in key locations.
  • All meals during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner), one hot drink per meal, and seasonal fruits.
  • Experienced, English-speaking trekking guide, first-aid trained and government licensed.
  • Permits for Sagarmatha/Everest National Park and TIMS card.
  • Porter service (1 porter for every 2 trekkers).
  • Staff wages, accommodation, meals, gear, insurance, and medication.
  • Filtered water throughout the trek.
  • Round-trip airfare between Kathmandu/Manthali and Lukla.
  • Trekking kit including duffel bag, map, sun hat, and completion certificate.
  • Farewell dinner in Nepal.
  • All administrative expenses and government taxes.

Cost Excludes

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • International airfare and airport departure tax.
  • Beverages, including bottled and boiled water.
  • Travel insurance with high-altitude evacuation coverage.
  • Tips for trekking staff and drivers.
  • Nepal entry visa fees (USD 50 for 30 days, USD 125 for 90 days, on arrival).
  • Personal trekking gear and equipment.
  • Any additional expenses not listed in the inclusions.

Good to Know

Overview of Everest Base Camp Trekking Experience

Embark on a journey to the base of the world's highest peak with our Everest Base Camp Trek. This iconic trek takes adventurers through the heart of the Nepalese Himalayas, offering breathtaking landscapes, vibrant Sherpa culture, and unforgettable moments. As a top-rated trekking destination, the Everest Base Camp (EBC) Trek is renowned for its scenic beauty, challenging routes, and the opportunity to stand at the foot of Mount Everest, making it a must-do for avid trekkers and nature lovers alike.

Best Time to Trek to Everest Base Camp

The best seasons for Everest Base Camp treks are during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) months. These periods offer the clearest skies, the most stable weather conditions, and the best views of Mount Everest and the surrounding peaks. Planning your trek during these times ensures a more enjoyable and safer experience, allowing you to fully immerse in the beauty of the Himalayas.

Physical Preparation and Acclimatization

Preparing for the Everest Base Camp trek involves both physical conditioning and acclimatization to high altitudes. We recommend engaging in regular cardio exercises, strength training, and hikes in varied terrain to build endurance and adapt your body. The trek includes built-in acclimatization days, crucial for preventing altitude sickness and ensuring your well-being as you ascend to higher elevations.

Unique Cultural Insights and Sherpa Heritage

An Everest Base Camp trek offers more than just stunning natural landscapes; it's also a deep dive into the rich Sherpa culture and heritage. Trekkers have the opportunity to visit ancient monasteries, engage with local communities, and learn about the Sherpas' way of life and their deep ties to the mountains. This cultural immersion is a highlight for many, adding a meaningful dimension to the trekking experience.

Sustainable Trekking Practices

As part of our commitment to sustainable tourism, we advocate for eco-friendly trekking practices on the Everest Base Camp route. This includes minimizing waste, respecting wildlife, and supporting local economies by hiring local guides and staying in community-run lodges. By choosing eco-conscious trekking practices, we ensure the preservation of this magnificent landscape for future generations.

Safety Measures and Trekking Support

Safety is paramount on the Everest Base Camp trek. Our guided treks are led by experienced, certified guides familiar with the terrain and adept at handling high-altitude conditions. We provide comprehensive pre-trek briefings, high-altitude medical kits, and emergency evacuation plans to ensure your safety and comfort throughout the journey.

Everest Base Camp Trek Packing List Overview

Embarking on the Everest Base Camp trek requires careful preparation and packing. This list is designed to ensure you have everything needed for a safe and comfortable journey. Remember, layering is key, especially during the colder months.

General Gear and Equipment

  • Sleeping Bag: A four-season (zero degree) sleeping bag is essential for the cold nights. Rentals available for an additional fee.
  • Sleeping Bag Liner: Increases warmth and hygiene.
  • Puffy Down Jacket: Crucial for warmth; rental options available.
  • Daypack (35-45 liters): With a rain cover for daily essentials.

Upper Body Gear

  • Sun Hat/Cap: Complimentary Ace the Himalaya baseball cap provided.
  • Knitted Hat/Beanie: For cold evenings and mornings.
  • Scarf/Neck Gaiter/Buff: Offers versatile protection.
  • Headlamp: Essential for early morning or late-night navigation.
  • Sunglasses: To protect against the intense sun.

Torso Clothing

  • Base Layers: Technical fabric, adjusted for seasonality.
  • Shirts: A mix of short and long sleeve technical fabric shirts.
  • Shell: Waterproof and windproof for protection.
  • Fleece Jacket/Pullover: For layering on cold days.

Lower Body Gear

  • Base Layer: For thermal insulation.
  • Hiking Pants: Durable and comfortable for long treks.
  • Comfortable Pants: For relaxing in teahouses.
  • Waterproof Shell Pants: To stay dry.
  • Hiking Shorts: For warmer days.

Hand Gear

  • Liner Gloves: Wool or technical fabric.
  • Outer Gloves: Insulated hard-shell for cold weather.


  • Warm Socks: Wool or technical fabric.
  • Hiking Boots: Waterproof recommended for durability and comfort.
  • Ice Cleats/Micro Spikes: For treks in icy conditions.
  • Casual Shoes: For evenings in teahouses.
  • Gaiters: To protect from dust or snow.


  • Quick-Drying Underwear: Technical fabric recommended.
  • Sports Bras: For comfort during the trek.
  • Sleepwear: For nights in the teahouses.
  • First Aid Kits and Medications
  • Sunscreen: High SPF recommended.
  • Lip Balm: With sun protection.
  • Personal Medications: As needed, alongside guide-provided kits.

Other Essentials

  • Passport: With extra passport-sized photos.
  • Water Bottle: Reusable to minimize waste.
  • Toiletry Kit: Keep it lightweight.
  • Water Purification: Tablets or a UV purifier.
  • Snacks: High-protein bars or nuts for energy.

Optional Items

  • Power Bank/Extra Batteries: For charging electronic devices.
  • Trekking Poles: To assist with challenging terrain.
  • Entertainment: Books or cards for leisure time.

This comprehensive packing list is intended as a guideline to help you prepare for the Everest Base Camp trek. Adjust quantities and items based on personal preferences and seasonal conditions. Remember, the key to a successful trek is preparation and packing light while ensuring you have all essentials for the Himalayan climate and terrain.



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