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The Mixture of Beauty and adventure Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the most popular trekking routes in the Himalayas and is visited by thousands of trekkers each year. Everest Base Camp Trek gives you the lifetime opportunity to have face to face with the tallest peak of the World. Not only the natural diversity, you will have an opportunity to experience the oldest Buddhist culture, Sherpa tradition, and other ancient monuments. The scenery of some of the tallest mountain is not only tall they give an inner feeling of joy and accomplishment inside you, the tallest feeling of enthusiasm inside you. Everest also the nirvana peak for the sage will down your stress and the rarer vegetation will come across your way to felicitate you which the feeling will always help you to rejoice on any boredom of life.
Although many companies offer Everest Base camp Trek to visitors, we believe in our team and their passion towards trek. Therefore to make Everest Base camp Trek more fabulous than any other Everest Base camp Trek program in the world we here bring you the Everest Base Camp Trek of 16 days to fulfill your wish and expectation about traveling to Everest Base camp.
We also have other packages of Everest region trekking. For details contact us.
Outline Itinerary Everest Base Camp Trek
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu 1,310 m, welcome program by our representative member and direct transfer to Hotel in Kathmandu with Bed & Breakfast plan.
Day 02: Sight Seeing at Kathmandu one of the most prestigious City for its cultural heritage.
Day 03: An early morning to Lukla from Kathmandu and trek to Phakding. (2610 m). Flight 30 minutes and walking for 3 hours. O/N at Lodge.
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m). Walking for 5/6 hours. O/N at Lodge.
Day 05: Rest day (3,440m) for acclimatization O/N at Lodge.
Day 06: Trek to Tengboche(3,867m) 5 hours O/N at Lodge.
Day 07: Trek to Dingboche(4,410m) 5/6 hours O/N at Lodge.
Day 08: Rest day for acclimatization and hiking upwards up to a distance of(4,440 to 4700m) and back to Lodge.
Day 09: Trek to Lobuche (4,910) walking 4/5 hours. O/N at lodge.
Day 10: Trek to Gorakshep(5,140m)3 hours we have lunch then visit Everest Base Camp (5357m)Back to Gorakshep. Overnight at Lodge.
Day 11: Early morning hike to Kalapather (5,555m) and trek back down to Labuche 5/6 hours walking O/N at lodge.
Day 12: Trek Back to Tengboche (3,867m) 5/6 hours O/N at Lodge.
Day 13: Trek back to Jorsalle / Monju (2,835m) 5/6 hours O/N at Lodge.
Day 14: Trek back to Lukla (2,810m) 4/5 hours O/N at Lodge.
Day 15: Flight back to Kathmandu 35 minutes, and transfer to Hotel with Bed, Breakfast and farewell dinner.
Day 16: Departure from Kathmandu to your onward destination.
Everest base camp trekking is for those who are physically fit and can walk for hours to reach their destination. It is the Strenuous trek that takes you to the fascinating Everest region after some hours of a walk down to the moderate paths. As the region lies in higher altitude, one needs to be physically fit and healthy. Before planning for this trek, you need to check your physical condition by consulting your physician. Similarly, handling the low air pressure, high winds and low temperatures and also practicing to carry the weight can help you through the trip.
Lodging and food
We will be greeting you at International airport and make your stay possible at one of the 3-star hotels in the town. While you are on the Trek to the base camp, you will be staying at the Teahouses. The stay may be twin sharing or single(depends on what you want and it is difficult to find a separate bedroom at high above). Likewise, Access the Asia will take you to the best possible place where you can enjoy the hygienic Nepali as well as International food. Accommodation with breakfast, lunch and dinner at different areas during trekking and in camping as per the holiday plan will be provided. For the Lunch and Dinner, while staying at Kathmandu, you are responsible for the payment. There will be the farewell dinner with every guest after they return form their Trek.
Best Time to travel
March to Mid June, September – Mid December is the best for climbing up the Base Camp. Dec & January are cold which can be snowy, July and August are rainy time, trekking can be done, but visibility can be weak due to rain.
Lukla airport is also known as Tenzing Hillary airport which lies in Everest region where Mount Everest is also situated. The airport falls among the most dangerous airport in the world. It is the popular airport because it is the starting point for climbing the EBC. Due to the changing visibility and weather sometimes the flight gets delayed or canceled. You can only take 15kg of your stuff from the Lukla airport or to the Lukla airport (1 or 2 kg more can be taken with extra charge). If the flights get delayed or canceled then you can charter a helicopter which can be a bit costly or else if you go for sharing basis in the helicopter than the cost can be lowered compared to single charter.
Day 01 Arrival at Kathmandu 1,310m, welcome program by our representative member and direct transfer to Hotel in Kathmandu with Bed & Breakfast plan.
Welcome you at Tribhuvan International Airport by our representative with company name on placard and direct transfer to hotel in Kathmandu (3 star). Our guide will brief you about next day plan on hotel.
Day 02 Sight Seeing at Kathmandu one the most prestigious City for its cultural heritage.
On this day, cultural city guide will meet you at hotel and he/she will guide you around the Kathmandu valley and you will visit to world heritage sites Bhaktapur Durbar Square,Pashupatinath Temple,Boudhanath Stupa and other cultural and traditional areas after completion of city tour we will return back to office and meet the team and other participant members and discuss over the trip and we will give you a briefing about tour and we will make sure your all the equipments are ready and in fine condition.
Day 03 An early morning to Lukla from Kathmandu and trek to Phakding. (2610mtrs/8563ft). Flight 30 minutes and walking 3 hours. O/N at guest house, bed and breakfast plan
This is the day where all the treks to Everest begins J .Your guide will meet you at hotel and you will be escorted to the domestic terminal of Tribhuvan International airport and take early morning flight to Lukla which is about 30 minutes from Kathmandu. In Lukla we will meet other staffs there we will set luggage for porters to carry. After that we will have a walk through the stone trails and forest observing the local villages and reach Phakding and stay overnight.
Note: All the flights to Lukla are scheduled early in the morning however sometimes due to weather problem flight may be delay at those situations we would like you to have patience.
Day 04 Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11286ft). Walking 5/6 hours. O/N at guest house, bed and breakfast plan Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m, 6/7 hours overnight at Lodge.
On this day we will take breakfast at nearly 7:30 am and without out any further delay we set out for another 5-6 hours walk to Namche Bazar.On the trail we will pass through various suspension bridges and cross the Dudh Koshi river.We will encounter villages like toktok, banker and monjo, Monjo is the getway to Sagarmatha National Park our guide will complete all the necessary formalities to enter to the Sagarmatha National Park. After 15 minutes walk we will arrive at Jorsale and will take lunch there after that we walk alongside the trail of Dudh Koshi river and Bhote Koshi river and steep trails of hills. Overnight at Namche Bazar.
Day 05 Rest day 3,440 m for acclimatization Overnight at Lodge.
Although this is a rest day but actually after breakfast we will hike to Everest view point so as to keep ourselves active and adapt to climate moreover from Everest view point we will be able to view the scenic beauty of Ama Dablam, Everest, Lotse, Nuptse, Thamserku, Kongde and so on then we will return back to Namche Bazar and have lunch then if you are interested you can take a short tour of Namche Bazar. Namche Bazar is the biggest and colorful bazaar of Everest or Khumbu region, it is the hub for all the travellers and local people. There are cafes, cyber, pub, ATM’s and other local businesses. Overnight at Namche.
Day 06 Trek to Tengboche 3,867m, 5 hours overnight at Lodge.
On this day after breakfast we set for another 5/6 hours walk to Tangboche from Namche. On the trail we can explore various flora and fauna and also experience the amazing view of mountains. In between we encounter Kangjuma village which is he junction and it divides the trail to Gokyo Valley and Everest base camp and cross the suspension bridge to reach Phunkitanga and there we will have lunch .After lunch we take the steep trail through the jungle of pine trees and rhododendron. Tangboche is very famous place for its Monastery and form there we can take the closer look of Mt.Everest, Lotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and so on. Overnight at Tangboche.
Day 07 Trek to Dingboche 4,410 m, 5 hours overnight at Lodge.
After taking breakfast we will set for another hike. At first we will take a mild hike downhill for about 30 minutes to Debuche and from there we hike through the shady and lushly forest of rhododendron and pine trees. We cross river through wooden bridge and ascend up towards Pangboche village. Pangboche is Sherpa village we walk through lower Pangboche village we can see Chorten and Mani walls on this trail. From there we reach Somare village there we will have lunch and have mild walk to Dingboche.
Day 08 Rest day for acclimatization and hiking upwards upto distance of 4,440 to 4700 metres and back to lodge.
On this day we will hike up to the distance of 4600 meters for acclimatization. We can see beautiful glimpse of mountains like Makalu, Lotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam and so on. We take a tour of Dingboche village.
Day 09 Trek to lobuche (4,910) walking 4/5 hours. O/N at lodge.
After having breakfast we walk through the wide pass towards Dughla passing glaciers and Khumbu khola. On reaching Dughla we sit down for lunch after that we take the steep route for about one hour to reach Dughla pass where we can see stone graved memories of climbers who died in mountains. From there we take a one hour hike to reach Lobuche. Overnight at Lobuche.
Day 10 Trek to Gorakshep 5,140m 3 hours we have lunch then visit to Everest Base Camp 5,357m Back to Gorakshep. Overnight at Lodge.
Now we are very close to Everest Base Camp. After having an early breakfast we set for another 2-3 hours hike to Gorakshep. In between we hike through wide pass and walk through the glaciers and rocky terrains. After reaching Gorakshep we will have lunch we keep our luggage in hotel room and we take necessary items like down jacket, gloves, sunglasses, water and some snacks and hike through the glaciers and rocky terrains to Everest Base Camp. The base camp is stunningly beautiful and we can view the amazing scene of Khumbu glacier, Khumbu ice fall, and mountains like Nuptse, Khumbutse and Pumori. Overnight at Gorakshep.
Day 11 Early morning hike to Kalapather (5,555m) and trek back down to Labuche 5/6 hours walking O/N at lodge.
We wake up very early in the morning and put warm clothes and carry water and some snacks along and we hike to Kalapather. From Kalapather we can enjoy mesmerizing view of Mount Everest, Lotse, Nuptse, Pumori, Ama Dablam and so on after that we hike back to Gorakshep and have hot tea and breakfast in hotel then put our belongings together and walk down to Labuche. Overnight at Labuche.
Day 12 Trek Back to Tengboche 5 hours over night at Lodge.
On this day we take breakfast and walk down towards Tengboche for at least 4-5 hours. We take a rapid step down the hill passing the rhododendron forest crossing the Khumbhu khola bridge and reach Somare and passing Somare we take further down trails to reach Pangboche during where we cross alpine vegetation if we are luck we can see musk deer, mountain goat, birds and peasants. On reaching Pangboche we take lunch after that we walk down at a comfortable pace to reach Tengboche. Overnight at Tengboche.
Day 13 Trek back to Jorsalle / Monjo 2,835m 5 hours overnight at Lodge.
After breakfast we are set for hike to Monjo. We hike mostly down the hill crossing multiple suspension bridge following the trail of Dudh Koshi river and enjoying the surrounding environment and local villages. We take lunch at Namche after that we hike to Jorsalle with a comfortable pace through forest.Overnight at Monjo.
Day 14 Trek back to Lukla 5 hours overnight at Lodge.
This is our final hike day after breakfast we walk down at comfortable pace enjoying alpine vegetation, crossing Dudh Koshi, passing by local villages to Thada Koshi at Thada Koshi we take our lunch after lunch we hike back to Lukla. Overnight at Lukla.
Day 15 Flight back to Kathmandu 35 minutes, and transfer to Hotel with Bed, Breakfast plan and farewell dinner
We take early breakfast and are ready to fly back to Kathmandu. Arriving Kathmandu you will be escorted to hotel from our vehicle. At evening we will have farewell dinner in Nepali Traditional Restaurant.
Day 16 Departure from Kathmandu to your onward destination.
Our trek ends here, we would like to thank you for visiting Nepal and it was great for our company to do a wonderful trek with you. Our guide will escort you to Tribhuvan International Airport 2-3 hours before the scheduled flight time.
Date & Price
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Trip Info (Tour/Trek Styles) Explained
PG Private Group: this trip departure organizes for specific group only and it is close if you are not in that group. If you are interested on this particular trip departure date then please get in touch with us.
OA Open to All:
LT Lodge Based Trip/Trek:
CT Camping Based Trip/Trek:
GAP Guide, Accommodation and Porter only: In this trip NO food and transportation included and porter included. Client pays all foods, all lodge accommodation and transportation, and we just provide guide and porter and their insurance and permit.
SG Self Guided/Budget Trip: This trip is specially design for tight budget travellers who are happy to accept farley basic facilities reduce services, three normal meals, transportation and require is included. Self-guided is a perfect choice for the who like a independent trevelling and minimise the costs. We have added support to minimise the hard work, planning and cost, and we will be there for you and your team/group when you need support and unlikely event of emergency. We arrange your accommodation, internal transportation (flight/road), and provided you with detailed information, route notes, and map so you and your team/group can travel your own pace from one place to next. We will organize porter/s as well to transport your luggage, and all you carry is what you need for the day trek/ride and enjoy on your own pace.
If our fixed departure dates are not convenient for you or your group, we can also arrange private departures on all of our small group tours. Private group departures will follow the same itineraries as our usual small group tours, or itineraries may be tailormade to suit your own convenient tour date/budgets.
Itineraries may be tailor-made to suit your dates. So if you can’t find a date to suit you or if you want to have your very own tour just with your friends or family then we can help you.
Customised Private Groups:
For most of our usual tours, or itineraries, where there is a group numbering 2 or more, we can customise and organise private group trip(s) where we design the itinerary and activities exclusively for you, according to your requirements and budgets, such as Honeymoon, Anniversary, Family, Scouts, School, College, Fundraising or Charity trips. Find out more about our private group tours.
To enquire about booking a private departure of this tour or about organising your own private group tour, please fill in the form below and we will get back to you shortly with details.
Many of you may be confused or are totally unknown for what to pack while trekking. Here are some lists of equipment/gear that may be helped for you as gears are the key thing of every trekker.
- Woolen hat
- Mask (to prevent yourself from dust)
- 3x T-short
- 2x thermals topsDown jacket
- 2x trekkers pants
- Waterproof pants & Jacked
- Poly lines gloves
- Woolen gloves
- Heavy weight gloves
- Trekking boots
- Flip flop
- 2x inner socks
- 3x woolen socks
- Head light with extra batteries
- sleeping bag (Above -10)
- Dry pack
- Water bottle
- Chemo bag
- Walking poles
- Alarm watch
- Day pack (No more then 15kg)
- Camera with extra batteries
- Shampoo & soap
- Toothpaste & toothbrush
- Lip guard
- Body wipes
- Female hygiene products (for female client)
- Personal first aid kit
- Dimox or acetylzolamide
- Headache pills
- Diarrhea pills
- Cough / cold medicine
- Water purification tablets
- Contact lens supplies
- Since of the above mentioned gear down jacket and sleeping bag can be rented.
- Our guide will carry a first aid kit but it’s better to have your own.
- Bring the entertaining materials as per need.
- Airport pickup and drop by private vehicle.
- 3-star hotel in Kathmandu (4 nights or 3 nights as per holiday plan), welcome dinner
- Sightseeing at Kathmandu with city guide (Cultural and Traditional heritage sites)
- Duffle bag, Sleeping bag, Down jacket (Sleeping Bag and Down jacket must be returned after the trek is completed)
- Experienced Government license holder Trekking Guide, Porter (We provide 1 porter for two trekkers), climbing guide, assistant guide and other staffs as per the holiday plan.
- Entrance fee for various conservation areas, Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) fee
- Flight or Bus fare as per the holiday plan
- Accommodation with breakfast, lunch and dinner at different places during trekking and in camping as per the holiday plan
- Farewell dinner
- Accommodation in star rated hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara
- All government taxes
- Visa Charge to Nepal and International flight fare.
- Lunch and Dinner while staying at Kathmandu.
- Travel insurance which covers emergency Rescue and Evacuation.
- International airfare and airport departure tax
- Hot and cold drinks, alcoholic drinks
- Climbing gear (As per your request we can hire it for you)
- Additional charges for service added included in holiday plan.
It is full of adventures and is completely different from the one that is in your country. Its trekking trails are rugged and rough and take you to minimum altitude of 3000 m and maximum to 5000 m plus.
Jan to May; August to December
If you are physically fit, who can walk minimum of 4 hours then it is definitely for you. The minimum trekking altitude ranges from 2000 m plus and can go up to the maximum altitude of 5000 m plus.
Yes, you will, because you will be trekking in the remotest himalayan region of the world, where you are not familar with its trail, villages, people, and their culture. There, the local people do not speak English much, so you need a trekking guide, who can speak their language and Nepali.
Children under age 18 should be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Above this will be accompanied by a guide.
They are because Access the Asia gives the topmost priority to their safety.
Climbing peak or trekking peak is an easy peak whose summit can be reached within 1 or 2 days. Its height ranges 6000 m plus. Some trekking peaks are Island Peak, Yala Peak, and Mera Peak.
August to November; March to May
Yes, you need both of them.
It must include the terms and conditions that you need while trekking in the Himalayan Region in an altitude of 4000 m to 6000 m. Your travel insurance company must provide you Helicopter Evacuation Service. Normally, it will cost you up to US $5000 in Nepal. If you are coming to Nepal for climbing then you must do climbing insurance in your country as well. Carefully check the terms and conditions of your insurance company, especially what they cover during trekking and climbing.
US $ 20 a day is enough to buy a bottle of mineral water, tea, coffee and so on in the remote Himalayan Region.
Yes, you should. There is no fixed rates for tipping. Its up to you. But how much you tip should be reasonable.
The trekking guides of Access the Asia are well - trained in the first aid; they also carry the first aid box and do the necessary treatment for you.
You will be flown to Kathmandu in a helicopter for medical attention.
Lodge or guest house accommodation.
Lodge, where, you will have meal, provides you drinking water. A liter of mineral water at lower elevation costs US$ 1, but at higher elevation, it can cost up to US $4.
No. But it will always be its responsibility to finish your trip on time and to follow the itinerary.