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Everest Base Camp Trek 12 Days

Price Start
USD 1050  Per Person
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Activity Level

Trekking ?

Group Size
Trip Code:
Tea House
Maximum Altitude:
February-June, September-December
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Accommodation.
Kathmandu/ Lukla/ Namche/ EBC
No of People Price
1-1 1350 USD
2-3 1250 USD
4 above 1050 USD

Trip Highlights

Unraveling the Everest Base Camp Trek


The Everest Base Camp trek, a quintessential adventure in the Himalayas, captivates the hearts of trekking enthusiasts worldwide.

This extensive guide aims to demystify every aspect of the Everest Base Camp trek, providing a detailed exploration of the journey that unfolds against the breathtaking backdrop of the world’s highest peaks.

Everest Base Camp Overview

Nestled in the Khumbu region of Nepal, the Everest Base Camp trek beckons adventurers with its blend of natural beauty, cultural immersion, and personal triumph.

The Everest Base Camp Trek 12 day adventure, promises an awe-inspiring experience as you make your way to the base camp of the world’s highest mountain, Mount Everest.

This trek offers a remarkable opportunity to reach a maximum height of 5,554 meters, immersing yourself in the splendor of the Everest region.

Stretching over 130 kilometers, this pilgrimage-like journey winds through dense forests, charming Sherpa villages, and awe-inspiring mountain landscapes.

Trekking at the foothills of Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth holds a unique allure. The route takes trekkers through vibrant rhododendron forests, revealing glimpses of the mighty peaks and eventually leading to the iconic Everest Base Camp.

Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary

The Everest Base Camp trek itinerary is a meticulously crafted journey that requires strategic planning. Commencing with a scenic flight to Lukla, trekkers then navigate through iconic villages such as Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, and Dingboche.

The inclusion of acclimatization stops ensures a safe and enjoyable trek, allowing adventurers to adapt to the increasing altitudes.

Detailed exploration of each leg of the journey unveils the cultural richness of the Sherpa communities, the significance of monasteries like Tengboche, and the breathtaking landscapes that characterize each section of the trek.

Short Everest Base Camp Trek

The short Everest Base Camp tour offers a pragmatic solution for those with limited time or seeking a condensed yet equally fulfilling experience.

In 9 to 10 days, trekkers can still savor the highlights of the EBC trek. Exploring Namche Bazaar and Tengboche Monastery and ultimately reaching the iconic Everest Base Camp.

This section delves into the nuances of the shorter itinerary, highlighting the key attractions and challenges that come with a more expedited journey.

Everest Base Camp Trek Cost

Understanding the Everest Base Camp trek cost is crucial for prospective adventurers. Prices vary based on trek duration, the chosen season, and the desired comfort level.

A detailed breakdown of expenses, including permits, accommodations, and meals, assists trekkers in planning a budget that aligns with their preferences.

Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek

The Everest Base Camp luxury trek provides a plentiful alternative for those desiring heightened comfort amidst the rugged Himalayan terrain. These curated packages offer deluxe accommodations, gourmet dining experiences, and personalized services, enhancing the trekking adventure to a level of sophistication.

In-depth insights into the luxurious amenities, unique experiences, and the additional services provided in luxury packages are elaborated upon in this section.

Everest Base Camp Altitude and Elevation

The Everest Base Camp tour is a physical challenge and a gradual ascent into higher altitudes. Trekkers experience a significant change in altitude, reaching over 5,364 meters at Everest Base Camp.

This section explores acclimatization strategies, health considerations, and the unique challenges of high-altitude trekking.

In-depth information on altitude sickness, its symptoms, prevention. The importance of acclimatization stops are provided, ensuring trekkers are well-prepared for this journey.

Everest Base Camp Trekking Map

Navigating the intricate trail of the Everest Base Camp necessitates a reliable map. Trekkers are advised to carry detailed maps, either in print or through digital means, to navigate the diverse landscapes seamlessly.

This section delves into the intricacies of the trekking route, offering insights into notable landmarks, scenic viewpoints, and the practicalities of using a map during the trek.


As trekkers take the final steps toward Everest Base Camp, they aren’t merely conquering a geographical peak but overcoming personal limitations. The Everest Base Camp tour is a testament to human resilience, the splendor of nature, and the symbiotic relationship between the two.

Though a mere glimpse into the Everest Base Camp odyssey. this comprehensive guide extends an invitation to explore the Himalayas and embark on a transformative journey of a lifetime.


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Our representative will come to your door, in your hotel, at nearly about 6 am to 10 am in Kathmandu to receive you before we start the trip. We will be heading to the airport flight to Lukla early in the morning. This is an approximately 45 minutes flight with incredible mountain views north to the Himalayan Range.

After the beautiful scenic flight to Lukla, we will start walking toward Phakding. The trekking journey officially begins at this point, and we will ascend over 2,600 meters altitude.

Maximum Altitude:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Around the start of today, we continue north after the Dudh-Koshi stream and on to Jorsale, where we enter the Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park. From here, it is a short walk around the change of two conduits, the Imja-Drangpa (Imja-Khola) and the Nangpo-Tsangpo (Bhote-Kosi), where we cross again on a suspension interface. This is trailed by a tricky move (for around 2hrs) up to Namche Bazaar, the essential town in the Khumbu territory.


Maximum Altitude:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Relax in glorious nature in the bazaar. We advise for an optional little bit hike to the surrounding viewpoints. You can either visit to the Khumjung (3,790m), collect the ideal of local school and hospital or short trek to Everest View Hotel (3,880m). Enjoying spectacular and panoromic views of the mountains while taking a cup of coffee or tea. In case you are willing to both, then we will arrange that as well.

Maximum Altitude:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Namche shapes around the side of the valley, high over the stream, and, as we go, we will get the chance to see incredible perspectives of the colossal pinnacles of the Khumbu including Mt Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and AmaDablam.

In the wake of dropping down steeply to the stream at PhunkiTenga and eating, we have a long soak scale through delightful woodland to today around evening time’s cabin.

Tyangboche is renowned for its incredible religious community, the biggest in Khumbu and we will remain close to this cloister with Everest, Lhotse, and AmaDablam in full view.

Maximum Altitude:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast, we head on up the trail to Dingboche. We first descend through the stunning forest to Deboche and then cross the river and have a short climb to Pangboche which is a good lunch spot.

On this side of the river, stunning Ama Dablam is prominent and a stunning distraction from the trail as we continue up to Dingboche for the night.

Maximum Altitude:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

This is time to acclimatize in accordance to yourself due to the altitude. You can explore Dingboche from your own expect or book one of the popular optional hiking to Chhukung at the elevation of 4,750m.

Maximum Altitude:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today we head up a wide valley underneath the noteworthy pinnacles of Cholatse and Tawache on the left. We turn right and climb all the more steeply towards the foot of the Khumbu Glacier, passing numerous stone cairns, working as dedications to the numerous Sherpas who have kicked the bucket helping individuals climb Mt Everest. The way at that point climbs tenderly along the icy mass to achieve the bunch of houses at Lobuche.


Maximum Altitude:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today we will walk 3 hours to Gorakshep along Khumbu Glacier and after lunch, we will keep on Everest Base Camp. The stroll to base camp and back would require around 5-6 hours, following the Khumbu ice sheet, in some cases on moraine and in some cases on the ice sheet itself.

On achieving the base camp, please regard the space of the campaigns based there, yet appreciate this delegated minute, before returning down the long trail back to Gorakshep.

Maximum Altitude:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

At the beginning of today, we rise ahead of schedule to begin the move up to one of the finest perspectives in the Everest locale, Kala Patthar 5554m getting a charge out of the dawn over the mountains and the stunning perspectives of Everest and the encompassing mountains.

At that point, we trek back to Gorakshep. After breakfast, we will walk downhill almost the whole way, as we remember your means to Duglha and afterward plummet into Pheriche.

Maximum Altitude:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today we rejoin the Imja Khola which you followed on the way up. Continuing along the river we return through Pangboche to a gradual walk to Phortse.

Similarly, from Phortse we descend to the bridge over the Dudh Koshi and from there we will steeply ascend to Mongla, after the descent and gradual walk back to Namche.

Maximum Altitude:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

From Namche Bazaar you ought to be amazed at how easy that steep trail is to go down (as opposed to the hard slog you had as you came up) as we descend back down to the village of Jorsale. Passing the villages of Phakding and Choplung, we walk the trail that cuts up to the airstrip at Lukla.

Maximum Altitude:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

This morning you get up early to catch the morning flight to Kathmandu from Lukla. We serve you a farewell dinner in Kathmandu at a cultural restaurant as our regard.

Maximum Altitude:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Price & Dates

What's Included

  • Pick-up or Drop-off service from and to Airport(in our own vehicle)
  • Transportation from Kathmandu to Lukla and back to Kathmandu(by flight)
  • Food all along the trip(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a cup of coffee or tea) and accommodations during the trip in hotels with family environment
  • One licensed English or Chinese or Korean or Hindi along with Nepali speaking trekking guide
  • Transportation, food, accommodation and insurance of Guide during the trip
  • Down jacket, all-season sleeping bag, duffel bag and trekking map(in case if you dont have your own. Down jacket, sleeping bag and duffel bag must be returned after completion of the trip)
  • First Aid Medical Kit(Carried by the guide)
  • All the required permits and paperworks

What's Not Included

  • International Airfare
  • Visa Charges
  • Hotel Expenses(In Kathmandu)
  • Your travel and medical insurance
  • Personal Expenses such as shopping, bar bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, titbits etc
  • Food and accommodations in Kathmandu
  • Services not mentioned or not promised by the agent/agency
  • Emergency expenses such as expenses on charted flights/helicopter

Did you know about Mount Everest?

  • Sagarmatha National Park is listed in the UNESCO world heritage sites.
  • Over 100,000 trekkers visit Everest Base Camp every year.
  • Sherpas are also called the “Kings of the Himalayas.”
  • You can use high-speed internet even at the Everest Base Camp.
  • Mount Everest is called Sagarmatha in Nepali and Chomolungma in Tibetan.

Why Everest Base Camp Trekking in Nepal?

Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the best you can ever go and conquer. The magnificent trail of Sagarmatha will take you through a lot before offering itself to you. You’ll be passing through monasteries, suspension bridges, and paths that immerse you in the traditional culture of locals around here.

The journey to the Everest Base camp starts from Kathmandu, the heart of Nepal. From here, a short flight will take you to Lukla, which will mark the start of your trek. Everest Base Camp usually takes two weeks to complete, but this may vary depending on your trekking experience. Thus, to trek such land, proper gear is essential.

How hard is the hike to Everest Base Camp?

The Everest Base Camp trek is challenging due to the high altitudes and varied terrain. Physical fitness and acclimatization are crucial, but with proper preparation, both novice and experienced trekkers can conquer it.

How long does an Everest Base Camp trek take?

An Everest Base Camp trek typically takes 12-16 days. This duration allows for gradual acclimatization, ensuring trekkers adapt to the high altitudes and fully enjoy the journey.

Can a beginner trek Everest Base Camp?

Yes, beginners can trek to Everest Base Camp with proper preparation, training, and guidance from experienced guides. Acclimatization and a steady pace are critical to a successful trek.

How much does it cost to trek to Everest Base Camp?

The cost varies, ranging from $1,000 to $3,000. Factors include trek duration, season, and the level of comfort desired. Luxury packages are available for those seeking a more lavish experience.

How many km per day is Everest Base Camp?

Trekkers cover an average of 10-15 kilometers per day during the Everest Base Camp trek. The pace ensures proper acclimatization and allows trekkers to savor the stunning landscapes.

Is Everest Base Camp free?

No, trekking to Everest Base Camp is not free. The cost includes permits, accommodations, meals, guides, and other essentials. The expenses vary based on the trek package chosen.

Can I climb Everest with no experience?

Climbing Everest with experience is highly encouraged. Mount Everest is a challenging peak that demands prior high-altitude and technical climbing experience for safety and success.

Which is harder, Kilimanjaro or Everest Base Camp?

Everest Base Camp is generally considered more challenging due to higher altitudes and varied terrain. Kilimanjaro is a strenuous trek, but the altitude on Everest poses additional difficulties.

Is Annapurna harder than Everest Base Camp?

Annapurna is often considered less challenging than Everest Base Camp regarding altitude. The Annapurna Circuit offers diverse landscapes, and the trek is feasible for those seeking a less demanding adventure.

Which is better, Everest Base Camp or Annapurna?

The choice between Everest Base Camp and Annapurna depends on preferences. Everest offers iconic views of the highest peaks, while Annapurna provides diverse landscapes and cultural experiences. Both are rewarding.

Is it worth trekking to Everest Base Camp?

The Everest Base Camp trek is a once-in-a-lifetime adventure, offering stunning scenery, cultural immersion, and a sense of accomplishment. The journey is worth every step for those seeking a transformative experience.

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