Everest Base Camp Trek

12 Days

The Everest Base Camp is one of the best travel destinations in the world. The trip consists of the same trails Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay chose to reach the summit of the world.

The Everest Base Camp 12 days trek is moderate grade trek. This means you do not need any experiences with trekking and everyone can do it. Make sure you do physical activities before a week or so since you will be walking about 6 – 7 hours daily.

You can see beautiful mountains in every trail of Everest Base Camp. Thus, it is full-on one of the most beautiful places to enjoy the panorama of mountains. The scenic beauty starts with the flight to Lukla. You will witness view of Mount Everest and Tengboche Monasteries. You will also see the most beautiful mountain in the world, Ama Dablam.

Furthermore, you will pass through Sagarmatha National Park. This is also one of the UNESCO Natural World Heritage Sites. On the trip, you will find musk deer, Himalayan Thar, and pheasants.

In the beautiful village of Namche Bazaar, you will see the settlement of the Sherpas. You will find the place with mani walls and shrines for people following Buddhism. There will be many small villages and you will find authentic beauty of the settlements.

Besides that, you will walk on Khumbu Glacier, the world’s highest glacier. You will also see Dudh Koshi River and pass through Hillary Suspension Bridge. Trekking there in the springs or the autumns will be the best timing. The views are very clear and crisp in those times. Whereas in the winters, it will be difficult to trek there.

Also, you will see the view of Lhotse, Makalu and Cho Oyu from Dingboche. Moreover, you will also see Cholatse, Taboche, Louche West and Lobuche East peaks as well. Khumbu Glacier, Khumbutse, Lingtren, Pumori and Mahalangur peaks are more.

Moreover, from Dingboche, you will see the expedition team preparing for Mt. Everest. If the paths collide, you will also get to talk to them about the experience and more. Talking with strangers will give you new lessons and a different joy. The Everest Base Camp Heli Trek 10 days can be an ideal option for you.

The simplicity of the Sherpas and the culture of Buddhism will surround you with peace and calm. Living a day or two with them will also give you a homely feeling even though you are away from your family.

For more details on the trip or queries, you can contact us and we will let you know.

Highlights of 12-Day Everest Base Camp Trek 

  • Views of mountain panorama including Mount Everest
  • Opportunity to walk on Khumbu Glacier, world’s highest glacier
  • A chance to witness the most beautiful mountain, Ama Dablam
  • Passing through Sagarmatha National Park
  • Spend time with the Sherpas of Namche Bazaar
  • See Tengboche Monastery and other Buddhist shrines
  • Natural resources along the way including waterfalls, rivers, and greenery of the forests

Max Elevation: 1400 m, Kathmandu

You will arrive at Kathmandu where we will pick you up from TIA and drop you to your hotel. Meanwhile, you can take your time to stroll around to visit the temples and monuments.

There are plenty of places that you will find fascinating if you wander around. In the evening you will have dinner and stay overnight at the hotel.

Time Duration: 35 minutes
Max Elevation: 2651 m, Phakding
Trek Duration: 3 hours

Everest Base Camp trek begins on the second day with a scenic flight from Manthali Airport, Ramechhap Airport or Kathmandu Airport to Lukla Tenzing Hillary Airport (2,804 m).

Upon arrival at Lukla, you will meet our porters who will be carrying your bags. The Everest Base Camp hike starts after a short glimpse of the village of Lukla, where you will pass the village of Chaurikharka and then descend towards Dudh Koshi and Ghat. From there, you follow the trails to Phakding via the bank of the Dudh Koshi river and stay overnight at Phakding.

Please note: Kathmandu to Lukla flight has been moved to Manthali airport, Ramechhap in peak trekking season Spring (March, April, May) and Autumn (September, October, November) due to increased traffic and since March 2019 renovations at Kathmandu airport. Manthali airport can be reached by road from Kathmandu within 4 to 6 hours drive. This means you need to wake up early in the morning around 2:30 am to take a drive and catch your Lukla flight from Manthali early in the morning.

Max. Elevation: 3438 m, Namche Bazaar
Trek Duration: 6 hours

Early in the morning, you will have your breakfast and then begin your trek to Namche Bazaar. You will walk 7.4 km from Phakding to Namche Bazaar.

You begin walking through the beautiful forest of rhododendron and cross Hillary Suspension bridge before you enter the Namche Bazaar.

After you reach the village of the Sherpas, you will rest and have your meals. You can take your time to stroll around and meet the locals. You will see the local yaks as a means of transportation there. You will also witness the head of the dominant mountain, Nupla.

You will stay overnight at Namche Bazaar.

Max Elevation: 3438 m, Namche Bazaar

The fourth day is the acclimatization day. This means that your body needs to adapt to a new environment. So you need to take a day break so that you can adjust to a completely new altitude of Namche Bazaar.

The acclimatization only takes a short time for your body to get adjusted. Meanwhile, you can take your time to wander around the beautiful village.

You can know some more about the lifestyles and people there. You might get the chance to see Mount Sagarmatha from here if the weather is clear.

The simplicity of the Sherpas is something that you will remember for a very long time. You can take your time to visit the Sagarmatha National Park and Sherpa Museum.

You will spend the night there at Namche Bazaar.

Max Elevation: 3870 m, Tengboche
Trek Duration: 5 hours

Early in the morning, you will leave for Tengboche. You will pass through the banks of the Dudh Koshi river to reach Tengboche. You will also get to visit the local monasteries.

You will enjoy the views while trekking and the water resources will freshen up your mood. After only a short trek, you will see a clear view of the mountains. If you are early, you can also take your time to visit a military museum on the way.

After reaching Tengboche, you will have your meals and stay there for the night.

Max. Elevation: 4360 m, Dingboche
Trek Duration: 5 – 6 hours

Early morning, you will walk down to Indrakhola and climb up to Dingboche. At the height of 4360 m, you will see the gorgeous view of Mt. Lhotse and also the striking Mt. Ama Dablam.

You will also see a clearer view of Everest on the trek from Tengboche to Dingboche. It is a sight to cherish.

This place will also be a spot for you to take a rest and for the second acclimatization. You can take your time to get adjusted for a while and also enjoy the view. This spot is also considered to be among the best viewpoint in the region.

You will stay there the night.

Max. Elevation: 4940 m, Lobuche
Trek Duration: 5 – 6 hours

You will walk through the base of Mt. Lobuche. This is yet the most difficult part of the trekking journey. The roads are a bit harder to walk on in the higher altitudes.

The trails are completely safe. But, do take your time and maintain your pace with it and not hurry. You will stay overnight in Lobuche.

Max. Elevation: 5364 m, Everest Base Camp
Trek Duration: 6 – 7 hours

On the eighth day, you will walk towards the Everest Base Camp from Lobuche.

You will walk through the highest glacier of the world, Khumbu Glacier. The views of the pristine mountain are absolutely captivating when you are surrounded by the icy glacier.

After walking for about 7 hours, you will reach Everest Base Camp.

After your time at the Base Camp, you will again head back for Gorakshep where we will rest and spend the rest of the day.

Max. Elevation: 5545 m, Kalapatthar
Trek Duration: 7 – 8 hours

Although Everest Base Camp might seem like the last destination for you but the views from Kalapatthar are spectacular.

Yes, you will trek up to Kalapatthar from where you can have the best view of Mount Sagarmatha.

So, enjoy the view while you can. And you will climb down to Lobuche for lunch and head to Pheriche where you will spend the night.

Max. Elevation: 3440 m, Namche Bazaar
Trek Duration: 6 – 7 hours

After breakfast, you will leave Pheriche, just like every other day. Once again, he climbs from Pheriche to Debuche and then an hour to Tengboche. You will descend again to Phunkithanga (3200 m) and finally hike towards Namche.

We will be relaxing at Namche after days of hard work and after a feeling of accomplishment Enjoy a variety of food at Namche after days of adjustment. Because this is a transit point, it’s a settlement that has been prepared to adjust to the growing number of visitors. That is why it is facilitated. Enjoy the day, and have a good rest. Overnight at guesthouse.

Max. Elevation: 2860 m, Lukla
Trek Duration: 6 – 7 hours

From Namche Bazaar, you will walk from the banks of Dudh Koshi river.

With a closer view of the river, the trek will be beautiful and refreshing as you walk away from the mountains larger than life.

This is the last destination and tomorrow you will head to Kathmandu.

Max. Elevation: 1400 m, Kathmandu
Time Duration: 40 minutes

Today you will say goodbye to the wonderful journey and head back to Kathmandu after lunch. We will take you back to your hotel and then to TIA.

Price Includes

  • Airport transfers pick-up and drop-off.
  • Airfare from Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu including airport departure tax.
  • Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) Permit.
  • All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) during the trek.
  • Transportations, accommodation, wage, food, insurance, equipment for the guide & porter.
  • Best available lodge accommodations during the trek.
  • English speaking Sherpa trek guide.
  • All necessary paper works, Everest National park entry permit.
  • Porter to carry your luggage during the trek (1 porter for 2 people)
  • Himalaya Discovery duffel bag.
  • Hiking pole for the trek, if needed.
  • Trek map.
  • Farewell dinner at typical Nepali restaurant after the trip completion in Kathmandu.

Price Excludes

  • International airfares and Nepal visa.
  • Any personal medical or evacuation expenses incur.
  • International Travel insurance which included rescue.
  • Tips for the guide & porter.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on the ‘Price Includes’ section.

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Everest Base Camp Trek
  • Everest Region
  • 5545 m, Kala Patthar
  • 12 Days
  • 9 Days
  • 2 - 10 People
  • Moderate
  • 6 - 7 hours
  • Spring (March-May) and Autumn (September-November)
  • Kathmandu
  • Lukla

“ I was born and raised in Nepal, nearby Everest region. I am proud to be a native Sherpa, and I have been a Mountain guide over a decade now. Following my passion, I decided to start helping travelers with their travel plans! I think life is a journey, a trip where you collect experiences when you share with other people and with nature. “

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