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Everest base camp Trek Nepal - 13 Days

  • Everest Region , Nepal
  • 13 Days
  • Trekking in Nepal
  • 5150m
Everest base camp Trek Nepal

Everest base camp Trek Nepal

Trip At Glance

Duration

13

Max Altitude

5545

Best Season

Autumn & Spring

Trip Type

Guest Lodge

Transportation

Private Car flight

Accomodation

Hotel Lodge

Overview And Highlights

 

The first successful summit of Mt. Everest celebrated its 70th anniversary in 2023. With various high-altitude events like Everest trail marathons and skydiving, attended by legendary climbers around the globe, the event became a bash.

 

If you plan your Everest Base Camp Trek in 2023 autumn, you'll have an adventure of a lifetime. You'll celebrate reaching the world's highest altitude seated base camp and honor humankind's most extraordinary accomplishment on the mountains. You'll not see Edmund and Tenzing en route. But you'll indeed retrace the path they hiked some 70 years ago in Khumbu.

 

Mount Everest Base Camp Trek is the most popular trekking not only because of the mountains. It's an all-inclusive high-altitude trek in the world. You'll hike through elegant Sherpa villages, along pine and juniper forests, and cascading rivers, interact with mountain people, and hike to the amazing Kala Patthar. This trek is more like a thrilling, serene, scenic, and chilling adventure, giving picturesque moments to cherish forever.

 

The thrill while trekking to Everest Base Camp

 

To start EBC Trek, you should fly to Lukla airport from Kathmandu/Ramechhap. With a shorter runway and demanding approach, Lukla Airport is what most people consider the scariest in the world.

You'll be on the edge of your seat while the flight lands at Lukla airport. It's safe as pilots who fly to Lukla are very experienced.

 

Serenity of EBC Trek route

 

The enriched bio-diversity, multiple days of hiking through lush green forests, and alpine terrain with towering mountains offer serenity—moreover, the Buddhist prayer flags, Stupas, and Chhortens en route tranquil your inner peace.

 

Scenic Everest region

 

Numerous elegant mountains, including Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and Ama Dablam, beautiful landscapes, glaciers, icefalls, and lush hills, ornate the entire Everest region. Right from the start of Lukla to the top of Kala Patthar, every sight of your eye receives the viewing pleasure of the Everest region.

 

Chilling morning and evening

 

The mornings and evenings in the Everest region are freezing. Whichever month you visit here, you'll always feel the cold breeze. And if the wind speed increases, you'll require thermals while hiking, even during the day.

 

You'll feel most of the cold on the Everest Base Camp Trek from Dingboche to Gorak Shep, particularly while washing your face in the morning or sitting for poop.

 

Other than that, in the evening, you'll gather in the dining hall and sit close to the centrally heated oven. As everyone in the tea house gathers to eat, you'll get the warmth.

 

Everest Base Camp Trekking- A junket to the home of 8000'ers

 

On Mt. Everest Base Camp Trek, you're bound to see three 8000 meters tall mountains. Mt. Everest, 1st highest; Mt. Lhotse, 4th most elevated; and Makalu, 5th highest mountain, are visible from Dingboche and Kala Patthar.

 

Several six-thousand-meter-tall mountains accompany you throughout this 12-day long trek. To name a few, Ama Dablam, Tawoche, Kongde, Cholatse, Khumbutse, Pumori, Lubuche, Nuptse, and Thamserku are popular 6,000 meter plus mountains of the Everest region. And apart from Kongde and Tawoche, you'll hike adjacent to other mountains listed above.

 

Sherpa,Culture,Traditions,PopularVillages,and Legends

 

While on Everest Base Camp Trekking, you'll experience unique Sherpa culture, enriched heritage, and legends.You'll see unique Sherpa cultures if you plan your EBC Trek in mid-Autumn and spring.

 

The Mani Rimdu festival at Tengboche monastery lasts for 19 days in November. Furthermore, Buddha Purnima and Lhosar are other popular festivals Sherpa people celebrate in Khumbu.

 

You'll stay and hike through famous villages like Lukla and Namche Bazaar. At Namche, you'll walk to the world's highest-altitude seated hotel, Hotel Everest View. You'll get a magnificent view of Everest and Lhotse wall from here.

 

Yeti is the legend of the Everest region. Many people believe that Yeti lives somewhere around Khumbu Valley. On top, the mountain museum at Khumjung even displays the Yeti Skull for visitors. However, it's a legend that's been passed down for generations.

Everest base camp trekking Route Map  in Nepal

The route for 13 days Everest Base Camp treks Commences in Lukla 2860meters, going through Phakding 2610meters, Namche Bazar 3440 meters, Tengboche 3860 meters, Dingboche 4410meters, Dughla 4620meters, Louche 4990 meters,16210feet and Gorak Shep 5165 meters,16942ft. before reaching Everest Base Camp 5364 meters,17598 feet. The return route is the same however the views are just as pleasant as you walk in the opposite direction on the trekking route and Follow downhill to Lukla airport.
 

Day to Day Itinerary

Flight of Kathmandu to Lukla and trek to Phakding 2650

Food
Breakfast
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
2650

After completing the flight from Kathmandu to Lukla make ready your trekking gears with bag and Everest base camp lodge trek down to Chheplung, Chaurikharka.

 

From here the trail contours along the side of Dudhkoshi (Milk River) valley before ascending to Ghats (2530m). The path climbs towards Phakding and you will spend overnight there

Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar 3535

Food
Breakfast
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
3535

The trail crosses along the Milk River’s oscillating bridge and lead you along the river to climb to Banker village (2700m). After traveling short distance beyond the Banker the trail goes through on suspension bridge to east bank and climb to Chumoa. 

 

After complete register of trekking permit and TIMS card and you need  to climb down towarda Dudh Koshi and other side short distance to Jorasalle last village before Namche bazaar and trail crosses back to the east side of the river before climbing to the high suspension bridge over the milk River.

 

From there you need to walk steady for Four and half hour climbing to Namche Bazaar and accommodate at Guest house.

Acclimatization in Namche Bazaar

Food
Breakfast
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
3535

 

Namche Bazaar is Sherpa Capital of Solu Khumbu region. Hospitality of Sherpa greatly attract anyone and you can visit Sagarmatha National Park visitor Center.

 

There are so many things to do around Namche Bazaar and you should spend a day here acclimatizing. It will be helpful to spend a day at higher altitude as part of your acclimatization coming back down to Namche to overnight. It takes 3 to 4 hours round trip to visit Syangboche, Khumjung and Khunde village.

Trek from Namche to Tengboche 3890

Food
Breakfast
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
3890

After completing breakfast in Namche the path slightly goes uphill to Namche and leads you to Tengboche through Sanasa and directly descends to Dudh Koshi River (3250m) where there are several small hotels.

 

Mostly trekkers have lunch break here and steep ascent brings you to Tengboche (3890m) the famous Gompa which it background of Ama Dablam, Everest and snow peaks.

 

During the peak trekking season October/November full moon the colorful Mani Rimdu festival is held here with masked dancing and Tibetan Opera in the monastery courtyard. During festival time it is very difficult to get accommodation.

Trek from Tengboche to Pheruche 4250

Food
Breakfast
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
4250

 

The path of trek slightly drops down to Debouche and crosses the Imja Khola. After that we climb through rhododendron forest past superb mani stones craved with Tibetan Buddhist mantra “Om mani padme hum” to Pangboche (3860m) the Gompa which is oldest in the Khumbu Region and Pangboche is the best stop for Lunch break.

 

The trails climb past Somare village and Orsho to Pheruche (4240m). Pheruche village possesed dozen of lodges for overnight stay and medical assistant is also available there.

Acclimatization day in Pheruche

Food
Breakfast
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
4250

Another Acclimatization you can get opportunity of spending a day in Pheruche just resting in village or visit Dingboche and Chukung are possible destination and both offer very good view of snowy peak of the Khumbu Himalaya.

Trek from Pheruche to Lubuche 4900

Food
Breakfast
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
4900

Trek continues from Pheruche then the trail slightly climbs uphill phulang Khola (4340m) smoothly two and half hour trek to Thukla; rest and lunch place.

 

From Thukla the trail goes directly up the gravely terminal moraine of the Khumbu Glacier for one and half hour than bears let to group of memorials to lost international climber and Sherpa, including Scott Fischer who died in the 1996 Everest disaster.

 

It is short climb past view of Mt. Pumori to the summer village to the Lobuche(4930m) the altitude cold and crowed lodges, you should to ensure productive night to sleep nearly 4900m.

Trek from Lubuche to Gorkasep 5150

Food
Breakfast
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
5150

Adventures uphill trip from Lobuche to Gorkasep takes three hours leaving sufficient time to peak of Kalapathar. We can stay overnight in Gorkasep and climb Kalapathar early in the next morning for best chance to good weather.

 

At 5545m small viewpoint offer the best view of Everest, Lhotse and other snowy peak in Nepal without climbing all those mountains.

 

Gorak Shep is the base camp for the Swiss Expedition to Mt. Everest. Some time altitude makes you difficult to sleep in Gorkasep. If altitude getting to you better to descending to Lobuche or Thukla on the same day.

Trek from Gorkasep to Lubuche 4900

Food
Breakfast
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
4900

For those who want to visit Everest base camp (5380m) it will take 6/7 hour round trip from Gorkasep.

 

If you are travel in April/May there is plenty of fixing tent because of climbing peak season. In the other month there is not great time to see except for view of Khumbu Icefall; there is no view from Everest base camp, if you only have energy for side trip better to climb Kalapathar.

 

Another two hour walk down hill to Lobuche and some trekkers can walk to Pheruche or Dingboche, but this is dependent on your physical fitness.

Trek from Lubuche to Dingboche 4450

Food
Breakfast
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
4450

The path slightly goes down to Dingboche from Lobuche and it will take about 3 to 4 hour. You can stay the night at Dingboche (4410).

 

There are plenty of Good lodges and best view of Island peak Lhotse and other snowy peak of the Khumbu Himalaya which is breathtaking.

Trek from Dingboche to Namche 3535

Food
Breakfast
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
3535

The trail slightly goes down to Namche via Orsho, Somare, Pangboche, Imja Khola, Debouche, Tengboche, fingethaga,Sanasa and finally trail stop at Namche Bazaar and overnight.

 

Namche Bazaar is Sherpa capital, also business center of Khumbu region. Internet cafe, money changer and now became an alpine resort.

Trek from Namche to Lukla

Food
Breakfast
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
2850

The trail steeply goes down through Rhododendron and Pine forest to Jorasalle it will take about two hour and another 5 hour walk to Lukla through Monju, banker, Phakding, Ghats Khola, Chaurikharka, Chheplung and arrival in Lukla and overnight at Guest house.

Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu 1350

Food
Breakfast
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
1350

Early morning joyful flight from Lukla to Kathmandu and transfer your Hotel. During the day you will have rest after long journey in the Khumbu Himalaya and Evening fare well dinner.

What Is Included ?

 

  • Airport pickup and drop by private vehicle.
  • Two nights standard twin sharing Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trek.
  • All standard meals (12 lunches, 12 dinners, and 13 breakfasts) during the trek
  • Seasonal fresh fruit during the trek
  • Trekking Lodge (Tea House) accommodations throughout the trek.
  • All necessary paper works Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit & Khumbu Pashang Lhamu Rural Municipality fees
  • Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flight with private airport transfer and domestic airport tax.
  • A highly experience, helpful, knowledgeable, friendly, English speaking well trained, Government License holder guide with all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport and insurance.
  • Strong, helpful porters with proper safety equipment and walking equipment his salary, foods, accommodation and insurance (one porter for two people).
  • Comprehensive medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service (paid by your Travel Insurance company).
  • Government taxes and official expenses.
  • Trekking certificate after the successful trek you have done.
  • Trekking route map/ Domestic Airport tax.
  • Everest base camp trekking route map.
  • Assistant guide group size above 8+ person.
  • Oxymeter to check your pulse and oxygen saturation and heart rate twice daily (Very useful to check Altitude Mountain Sickness (AMS) symptoms) Which will ensure you trek is in the safest hands possible for all levels of trekker.

What Is Excluded?

 

  •  Nepal entry visa fee You need 4 passport size photos and $40 dollar
  •  International airfare/Your Travel insurance
  •  Lunch/ Dinner in Kathmandu/Tips for Guide
  •  Tea/coffee/bottles drinks/Sweets things during the trek.
  •   Hot shower/Battery charge for camera during the trek
  • Additional cost by out of management control due to the landscape, weather condition, illness, government  strikes, and physical condition, etc.

Altitude Graph

Route Map

Route Map

FAQs

You can hike up to Everest Base Camp in several days and ways. However, if you're looking for the standard itinerary, the most preferred is 14 days.

If you've never hiked, Everest Base Camp Trek can be moderately challenging. But, for experienced hikers, it's among the most accessible trekking.

 

Also, the months in which you plan this trek makes it easy/difficult.

The Everest Base Camp Trek route is 120 km long, starting from Lukla and ending at Lukla. You'll complete this trek in 12 days to 13 ddays return back to kathmandu airtrip from Lukla airport.

 

The 12-day Everest Base Camp Trek costs USD 1550 for a single person. However, with added trekkers in the group, the cost lowers. somewhere 1300$.

 

Places like Lukla and Namche have several ATM booths. For most of the time, these machines run out of service. And even if they do, the service fee for every withdrawal is very high.

Additional Information

Tea houses on the Everest Base Camp Trek route are well-equipped with modern amenities. Internet/Wi-Fi, hot water showers, and electricity are the most common. Almost every tea house en route to the base camp offers these services.

 

You'll get twin sharing rooms throughout this trek. However, the rooms won't be heated. We recommend you carry a decent sleeping bag for warm sleep at higher places like Lubuche and Gorak Shep. But if you're solo and want a private bedroom, we also arrange that for you. Past Dingboche, you may not get rooms with attached bathrooms as tea houses service contracts as you hike closer to the base camp.

 

Meals served at tea houses on Everest Trek Route are among the best while trekking in Nepal. The expansive meals menu for breakfast, lunch, and dinner never keeps you hungry. Some of the breakfast items are porridge, oatmeals, muesli, Yak Milk, hot lemon, pancakes, pies, chapati, bread, and stems. For lunch and dinner, you can have spaghetti, noodles, Dal Bhat (cooked rice with lentil soup), Thukla, Dumplings, Pizza, Pasta, and so on.

 

For Everest Base Camp Trek in 2023, you should purchase two Everest region trek permits. One is the Sagarmatha National Park Permit, and the second is the Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Permit.

 

For this trek, you don't need to purchase a TIMS Card because the Khumbu rural municipality has made a rural municipality permit as a substitute for TIMS Card.

 

We'll get the permits for you once you purchase this trek from us. Also, the permit cost gets included in the price you pay for us while purchasing this package.

 

However, if you're considering Everest Base Camp Solo Trek, purchase these permits yourself.

On a guided EBC Trek with Adventure Nepal Eco Treks, you'll get guided by an experienced trek guide. We guarantee your 100% safety throughout this trek. In difficult situations during emergencies, you'll get emergency helicopter rescue on time. Plus, you'll get first-aid support from our field staff.

 

If you consider Everest Base Camp Trek to hike solo, you're exposed to many risks. Altitude sickness is one of the most challenging among trekkers. You may need more time to get help while walking here independently.

 

With us, you'll also have your items and gear carried safely by our trek helpers.

It can be challenging if you're a novice trekker and EBC is your first trek. Many hikers consider this trek a moderate-grade trek, and also it is. But there are some sections on the hike where you'll have a challenging time hiking.

 

The trail till Tengboche is easy as the altitude till here is also very low. However, past Tengboche, you'll start getting tired quickly. Also, the trekking route past Tengboche is somehow arduous to hike.

 

Thus, it would help if you prepared yourself for fitness. As you'll hike for five hours a day, you should be able to walk constantly. Also, breathing techniques are essential to hike here. Cardio, swimming, and short day hikes are crucial to prepare your fitness level for EBC Trek.

We request every trekker purchase travel insurance if you plan to trek to Everest Base Camp with us. Travel insurance is a must, and if you fail to provide it before the trek, you may also be subject to leaving the group. Every trekking agency does this.

 

You're exposed to certain risks in the mountains, which can be fatal anytime. So, at such times, calling a helicopter is the only way to escape the emergency. Thus, with a helicopter, you'll get a rapid descent.

 

Plus, a travel insurance policy compensates your medical bills and hospitalization cost if you get sick while trekking. Moreover, you can also claim the loss of your kinds of stuff, gears, and their damage compensation.

Everest Base Camp Trek and flying back by Helicopter is ideal during Autumn and spring. This trek is also doable in winter if you can bear the cold at high altitudes.

 

Not only for trekking but for the magical helicopter flyout experience from Gorak Shep, it also elevates during the crisp weather with ideal weather conditions.

 

The best time for Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter Return is the clear outlook, crystal clear viewing experience, rain-free days, vibrant landscapes, serene vegetation, and stable temperature and weather from March to May and September to November.

 

The temperature at the base camp during these months averages approximately 15 degrees during the daytime. And the temperature drops below freezing at nighttime at the base camp. Early Spring and late Autumn are pretty chilly, but the rest of the months remain warmer.

 

However, lower regions remain warmer during these months. Also, the wind speed during these months remains calmer and won't be that freezing during the hike.

For twelve days of Everest Base Camp  Trek, you'll need decent trekking gear and gadgets. But you can still keep the backpack minimal by carrying only essentials.

One down jacket, a few fleece layers, a few Windstopper, gloves, woolen hats, neck buffs, face masks, and a thermostat can be good upper body wear.

 

You can carry two to three quick-drying hiking pants, trousers, underwear, socks, boots, and knee-support sleeves for the lower body. A sleeping bag is a must for warm and cozy sleep, as tea houses only provide one blanket for one trekker.

 

You can carry gadgets like power banks, mobile phones, cameras, additional batteries, chargers, headlamps, swiss knives, a kindle, and some notebooks and pens.

 

Sunglass, face creams and lotions, sunscreen, lip balms, moisturizers, and body spray are enough to keep your skin sound. Also, toiletries and wet wipers can be handy during loose motions and even at tea houses at higher altitudes.With these gears, you can complete Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek comfortably.


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