Everest Base Camp Trek

12 Days

Trip Fact

  • 5,550M
  • Feb - mid-April | Sept - late Nov
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • 130KM
  • Tea house
  • Private Vehicle | Domestic Flight
  • All meals during trek
  • English, Hindi, Chinese

Everest Base Camp Trek is the most popular, exotic and adventurous trekking package in Nepal. This fascinating trekking destination in Khumbu region is flourished with adventurous trekking trails, snow-covered Himalayan serene, a lush green forest of rhododendron and oak, various coloured and cultural settlements of Sherpa people and much more exotic sightseeing and cultural tour within. This delighted trek will let you explore the finest sightseeing areas that offer an epic panorama view of mighty Himalayas of this region such as Mt. Everest 8,848m, Mt.Thamserku, Mt. Khangtega, Mt. Ama Dablam 6,812m, Mt.Lhotse 8,516m, Mt.Nuptse 7,855m, Mt.Pomari 7,161m, Mt. Kwangde-Ri, Mt.Makalu 8,463m and more than 150 other high mountains.

Everest Base Camp Trek starts with a scenic flight from Kathmandu all the way to Lukla (2820m), one of the most treacherous airstrips in the world. Upon your arrival at Lukla, our representative will assist you and then we start our walking from Lukla ascending all the way to the lap of Mt Everest. Our trekking trail passes via fascinating cultural and sightseeing destinations. We pass through Namche Bazaar (the gateway town to Everest), and Tengboche (visit the oldest and historical Buddhist monasteries and Everest view). Commencing this awe-inspiring trek into the Everest region will let you with exotic memories and adventurous fun.


  • Tengboche, Dingboche, and Lobuche Sherpa village and Culture
  • Encounter with amazing flora and fauna such as Himalayan Yak, Danfe, and Rhododendron forests.
  • Panoramic views of the Himalayan ranges of the Everest region such as Thamserku (6623m), Ama Dablam (6812m), Nuptse (7861m), Cho Oyu (8188m), Lhotse (8516m), Island Peak (6160m)
  • Hike to Kala Patthar(5555m) from where a magnificent view of sunrise and panoramic views of the Mount Everest (8848m) can be observed
  • Everest Base Camp (5310m)


Day 1:
Flight from Kathmandu (1300m) to Lukla (2845m) and trek to Phakding (2610m)

First of all, you will go to Lukla by flight which lasts for 30 minutes. You will reach the hotel in Lukla and have some breakfast after reaching there. If you’ve hired a local porter, you will meet him. After the settlement, you will start your trekking. From Lukla, you will head to the north from the landing strip to Chheplung (2530m). You will need to cross the Thadokoshi River. Just passing the bridge, you can see the Kusum Kanguru peak (6367m) which might be a bit difficult to climb. Far away from the Thadokoshi River, the trail goes upwards to Ghat (2590m). During this trek, you will come across the rocks or stones that are carved with Tibetan Buddhism six words which are known as Mani stones. You will continue the climb to reach Pakhding village which is attractive.

Duration of time: 3-4 hours
Overnight at lodge in Phakding

Day 2:
Phakding(2610m) to Namche Bazaar(3440m)

Today, through the way of Dudhkoshi river along with pine forests, you will start second day of your trek. You will cross the 5 suspension bridges on your way to Namche. You can see the fascinating village Banker Manjo,which is the headquarter of Sagarmatha National Park. After passing through the last bridge you will continue 2 hours climb.On the trail, you will relish a fascinating view of Mt Everest. At the entrance, you need to authenticate your permit checkpoint. After climbing 15-20 minutes you will reach Jorsalle which is the last place before Namche. Here you will have your lunch. Then continuing the ascend you can see the influencing impression of Everest and Nuptse.A climb through pine forests for 2 to 3 hours depending on your speed leads to the auspicious trading and managerial town of the Namche Bazaar.

Duration of time: 6-7 hours
Overnight at lodge in Namche Bazaar

Day 3:
Acclimatization and exploration in Namche Bazaar(3440m)

Acclimatization is the adjustment to high attitudes so to avoid altitude illness acclimatization is very important. Today you will go on a hike around Namche Bazaar. Firstly you will visit Hillary museum. On the way, you will see a panorama view of the Everest range which is considered one of the most fascinating viewpoints in the world. After half an hour, you will be continuing your trek to the Syangboche Everest view hotel where you will enjoy the fabulous mountain views. You will be fascinated by broad views of Everest, Lhotse and other mountains on a day. You will enjoy visiting the Syangboche landing strip(3790m) from where you will climb towards Khunde passing stone Buddhist Monuments. Then you will enjoy it there a lot and descend to Namche.

Duration of time: 2-3 hours
Overnight at lodge in Namche Bazaar

Day 4:
Namche Bazaar (3440m) to Tengboche(3870m)

Today you will continue towards Tengboche. On the way to Tengboche, the views of Everest and Ama Dablam are extraordinary. You can look at the spotted deer and colourful Himalayan birds, namely Daphne which are also known as Nepal’s national bird. The trail reaches Sanasa(3600m) and drops towards Phunki Thenga (3250m). Then it enters the rhododendron and pine forests. Then your destination will reach to the hilltop village of Tengboche at 3870m. The scene from there is said to have splendid landscapes like Everest, Nuptse, Kantega, Ama Dablam and other peaks. During the time of October and November, local people here celebrate Mani Rimdu festivals during the full moon. You can also visit the monastery in the afternoon.

Duration of time: 5-6 hours
Overnight at lodge in Tengboche

Day 5:
Tengboche(3870m) to Dingboche(4360m)

You will begin your trek with a descent through beautiful forests. You will cross the Imja Khola and gradually ascend to Pangboche. Continuing your trek along the river and ascending with Lobuche Khola, you reach Dingboche. Here, you can find numbers of lodges and tenting areas since it is the most famous village for tourists. The west of the Imja River exists a helicopter landing pad. It is a very moderating village with lots of views of mountains.

Duration of time: 4 hours
Overnight at lodge in Dingboche

Day 6:
Acclimatization in Dingboche(4410m)

After a savoury breakfast, around 8:30 in the morning you will start your trek to Chhukung. You can view the amazing mountains mainly Ama Dablam. The wind over here is really fresh and strong too. Chhukung is really famous for Island Peak climbing which is a great way to explore the best and most stunning views of the mountain range. And finally, you will go back to Dingboche.

Duration of time: 5 hours
Overnight at lodge in Dingboche

Day 7:
Dingboche(4360m) to Lobuche(4410m)

In the morning, your trek will begin after your breakfast. Today your trek will be more challenging due to higher altitude. Through the trail, you will reach Thugla(4600m). After climbing for 1 hour, you will reach Thugla Pass(4800m) which is also the memorial for the people who passed on their way to the mountains. Also, you can view the high mountains like Mt. Nuptse and Mt. Pumori. You can see the beautiful views of Mt. Lobuche too. There might be freezing cold so you need to carry warm clothes because we will be approx. 5000m above sea level. It will be quite pleasant as it is 4-5 hours long. When you come out of the valley, you will descend to Lobuche yak pastures.

Duration of time: 5 hours
Overnight at lodge in Lobuche

Day 8:
Lobuche(4940m) to Gorakshep(5164m) to Everest Base Camp(5364m)

In the morning, you will hike till you reach Gorakshep from Lobuche. After you walk for one hour, the path gets difficult but you will be astonished by really nice views of a big range formed by Everest, Nuptse and other mountains. You will take lunch at Gorakshep. After having lunch, you will head to your final destination for Everest Base Camp. On your destination you will come closer to Khumbu Glacier. After walking for about one hour you will cross the glacier and enter the Everest Base Camp area(5364m). After reaching there you can view famous Khumbu glacier and Icefall. After exploring, enjoying the sunset and capturing mesmerized memories you will return to Gorakshep because of the low temperature and high altitude at Everest Base Camp.

Duration of time: 8 hours
Overnight at lodge in Gorakshep

Day 9:
Gorakshep(5164m) to Kalapathar(5545m) and back to Pheriche(4280m)

This morning, we woke up early around 4:15 to see the sunrise on the mountains and views of Mount Everest and other peaks at Kalapathar. This place is one of the best viewpoints of Everest. Most of the pictures of mountains and peaks are captured from there. After relishing there you will be heading back to Gorakshep for breakfast. After having breakfast you will walk down slowly for about 7-8 hours and reach Pheriche(1300m).

Duration of time: 8 hours
Overnight at lodge in Pheriche

Day 10:
Pheriche(4280m) to Namche Bazaar

After breakfast in Pheriche, you will ascend one hour to reach Tengboche from Debuche. Then you will descend to Phunkithanga(3200m) and ascend to Kyangjuma and then to Namche Bazaar which is quite easy and can also be the last chance to view mountains closely. You come back to Namche after a healthy trek of 5-6 hours.

Duration of time: 6 hours
Overnight at lodge in Namche Bazaar

Day 11:
Namche Bazaar to Lukla(2840m)

After breakfast, you will trek towards the Hillary suspension bridge and then pass through many villages. The way to Lukla is downhill to the flat part. You will pass the Sagarmatha National Park and reach Lukla in the evening. You will lose an altitude of around 600 metres that day. It will be the last day of your Everest trek.

Duration of time: 8 hours
Overnight at lodge in Lukla

Day 12:
Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu

After a delicious breakfast in Lukla, we will take a 30 minutes flight back to Kathmandu which will be the end of your journey. You can also have a delightful view at the time of your flight. After 30 minutes you will land at Kathmandu Airport and directly go to the hotel to get some rest.



  • Airport Pickup after Arrival in Kathmandu on Request
  • All Land Transportation on Cozy Vehicle as per Itinerary
  • Domestic Flights (Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu)
  • An Experienced, English-Speaking and Government-Licensed Trek Leader and Assistant Trek Leader (6 Trekkers: 1 Assistant Guide)
  • Porter Service (2 Trekkers: 1 Porter)
  • All the Staff Salary, Insurance, Equipment, Domestic Airfare, Food and Accommodation
  • Down Jacket and Sleeping Bag (To be returned after the Completion of the Trip)
  • All the Required Paperwork, Documents
  • Trekking Permits (National Park Permit and TIMS)
  • All the Local and Governmental Taxes
  • Medical Kit (Carried by Trek Leader)


  • International Flight and Visa Fees
  • Trekking Equipment
  • Extra Baggage Charges
  • Extra Night Accommodation in Kathmandu ( In case you arrive early or departure late and early return from mountain due to any reason) than the Scheduled Itinerary
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Any Type of Personal Expenses such as Alcoholic Beverages, Phone Bills, Internet Bills, Laundry and Hot Shower
  • Emergency Rescue and Travel Insurance
  • Trip Cancellation Cost
  • Accident or Health Issues
  • Loss Theft or Damage of Personal Properties(We advise you to take out Personal Travel Insurance)
  • Tips and Gratuities

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