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Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the demanding trekking trails in all over the world. The world’s highest mountain i.e. Mt. Everest is the foremost highlight of this trip. It was first climbed in1953 bySir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norge Sherpafrom New Zealand and Nepal respectively. Since their climbing succession to Mt. Everest, the trekking to the Base Camp of Mt. Everest has been being famous destination.

It is the very fascinating trip. EBC Trek offers not only the Himalayan ranges, but also the Sherpa Culture, Buddhist Monasteries, Flora and Fauna. For e.g. you can discover many beautiful Sherpa Villages. You have the opportunity to uncover the Sherpa monasteries. The Tengboche monastery is the popular one. The forests of rhododendron, juniper and so on add the further charm to the trekking.

Everest region is the outstanding with its awestruck surrounding sceneries of mountain ranges. The trek includes the very incredible views of Mt. Everest giants and the other world’s tallest peaks of Khumbu regionlike Lhotse, Cho yu and Makalu.

Basically, the trekking starts only after the short scenic flight from Kathmandu to the Everest Base Camp Airport. Actually, it is called Hillary Airport at Lukla. Another long route is also accessible especially for that trekker who has the long vacations and avoids having a domestic flight i.e. really begins from Jiri. The total Everest Base Camp Trekking distance from Lukla to Everest is 62 kilometers.

Mostly the Everest Base Camp trekker embarks on the trail from Lukla. The route takes you through the Sagarmatha National Park in the beginning. The park is listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The trek continues by following the footsteps of the great mountaineers and ascends to the Everest Base Camp from where you can see the sensational close-up views of terrifying Khumbu icefalls. The Kalapatthar is another attraction for the superb views of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse and Makalu.

The Everest Base Camp Trek cost is different on the basis of the trekkers’ selected package. Whether the Everest Base Camp Treks alone or with group, you can realize how worthy your holiday plan is, only after reaching at the Mt. Everest Base Camp. You totally immerse into the very closer scenarios of Everest ranges and the others towering peaks too.

While talking about the Everest Base Camp Trek accommodation, the teahouses are used for getting rest and spending the nights. These teahouses are considered as the normal hotel and lodges.

Both spring and autumn are the Everest Base Camp Trek Best Seasons. If you are planning to have the Everest Base Camp Trekking solo, it would be better to go through the Everest Base Camp Trek Map at first. Beside, before preparing schedule for trekking, we suggest you to read our EBC Trek review pages and recommendation in order to join the trustable company.

Furthermore, EBC trekking itinerary is neither longer nor shorter. So, it would be fitted for every mountain lovers. However, we can cut off and even add the extra days if our trekkers require. Regarding the Everest Base Camp Trek difficulty, the trail is not too hard so, too much physically fitness is not required. A normal man with having almost 2-3 hours regular walking per day can join this trekking.

Everest Base Camp Treks has been organized by Rising Adventure Company since long times. For more details about the Everest Trekking Packages, you can contact us at anytime.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
  • Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing and trek Preparation
  • Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2800 m/3-4 hrs walk) and trek to Phakding
  • Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (5 - 6 hours walk)
  • Day 05: Acclimatization Day - Namche Bazaar
  • Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (5- 6 hours walk)
  • Day 07: Tengboche to Dingboche (5 - 6 hours walk)
  • Day 09: Dingboche: Rest Day
  • Day 10: Trek to Lobuche (5-6 hrs walk)
  • Day 11: Lobuche to Gorak Shep and hike to Everest Base Camp (5364 m/17,594 ft / 6-7 hours walk)
  • Day 12: Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar (5,545m/18,192ft) to Pheriche (7-8 hours walk)
  • Day 13: Pheriche to Namche Bazaar (6 - 7 hours walk)
  • Day 14: Namche Bazaar to Lukla (6 - 7 hours walk)
  • Day 14: Fly back to Kathmandu
  • Day 15: Final departure
Detail Itinerary
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Trip note

The prime duty of Rising Adventure P. Ltd. is to provide the safety and security. During the trip, some factors beyond our control may affect and cause to change our itinerary such as weather condition, transportation, health condition of our clients and other natural disasters. At this moment, our company gives full authority to our guides for deciding what to do or not to do concerning on the interest of our clients.

While talking about the flight, sometimes it may delay due to the weather condition or the technical problem especially to go to Lukla from Kathmandu. At this time, Rising Adventure can charter either Helicopter or Twin Otter as per the demand of our clients.

We can also customize this trip for a single too according to their requirements.

Note: For the single supplementary, it costs USD 150 extra.

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

    Upon your arrival at the International Airport in Kathmandu, you are picked up by one of our representatives and transferred to the hotel.

    • kathmandu
    • 3 Star Hotel
    • 1,350m/4,428ft
  • Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing and trek Preparation

    This is your day for sightseeing. So, you are picked up by your tour guide from your hotel. Basically, Kathmandu Sightseeing involves the four UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu. They are Kathmandu Darbar Square, Swayambhunath Stupa, Bouddhnath Stupa and the Pashupatinath Temple. However, we also organize other sightseeing tours nearby Kathmandu in accordance with your desires like Patan and Bhaktapur Darbar Squares those too are enlisted in UNESCO.

    • Kathmandu
    • Breakfast
    • 3 Star Hotel
    • 1,350m/4,428ft
  • Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2800 m/3-4 hrs walk) and trek to Phakding

    After having a breakfast, you have almost half an hour scenic flight to Lukla. While in the plane, you enjoy the views of mountains and hilly area. After reaching at Lukla, your trek begins. It takes about 4 hours to reach at Phakding. You walk along the downhill almost all the way to Phakding. However, you enjoy the views of mountains too.

    • Phakding
    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • 2,651m/8,700ft
  • Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (5 - 6 hours walk)

    Today’s trek takes you to the major land of Sherpa people of this region i.e. Namche Bazaar. After having breakfast, your trek continues through the forest of pine and cross the Dudh Koshi River. Then you enter into the Sagarmatha National Park. From there, you pass some beautiful villages by crossing and walk along the suspension bridge and the Dudh Koshi and the Bhote Koshi Rivers. Finally, you are warm welcomed by the residence of Namche in front of the Himalayan views.

    • Namche Bazaar
    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • 3,438m/11,280 ft
  • Day 05: Acclimatization Day - Namche Bazaar

    This is the day for acclimatization. So, you spend your whole day by exploring the Namche Bazaar and you can involve in the hiking activities too. You can hike either to Everest National Park or to Khumjung Valley. Both are remarkable. However, you enroll in any kinds of activities according to your interests and the itinerary.

    • Namche Bazaar
    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • 3,440m/11,284ft
  • Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (5- 6 hours walk)

    Today you are heading to the beautiful place known as Tengboche which is also full of Sherpa tribes. The largest monastery of Khumbu region is also located in Tengboche i.e. called the Tengboche Monastery. You can uncover it only after reaching there.

    • Tengboche
    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • 3,870m/12,694ft
  • Day 07: Tengboche to Dingboche (5 - 6 hours walk)

    Today you need to walk along the moderate and ascending path. Anyway, your walk goes through the forests of rhododendron, conifers, etc. Then the continuation of your trek takes you to Pangboche with enjoying the views of mountains including Mt. Everest. From there, you go to Imja Valley and a lit bit steep ascending takes you to your today’s destination.

    • Dingboche
    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • 4,360 m/14,300 ft
  • Day 09: Dingboche: Rest Day

    This is another day for acclimatization. So, you take the delicious breakfast in front of the Himalayan giants in a very relax way comparing to other days. You spend the whole day by visiting the surroundings. You may also go for a short climbing to the nearest viewpoint which 

    • Dingboche
    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • 4,360 m/14,300 ft
  • Day 10: Trek to Lobuche (5-6 hrs walk)

    On this day, you will go up to the Khumbu Glacier and pass the row of stone monument that was built in the memory of six Sherpas who died in an avalanche at Lobuche. The place Lobuche has only few huts at the foot of Himalayan giants.

    • Lobuche
    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • 4920m/ 16142 ft
  • Day 11: Lobuche to Gorak Shep and hike to Everest Base Camp (5364 m/17,594 ft / 6-7 hours walk)

    Today you are going to meet your final destination, though; the Gorak Shep is your today’s ending point. So, your trekking takes you at Gorak Shep at first. From there, you hike to the Everest Base Camp. It is a quiet difficult walking along the rocky glaciers. However, you reach at the Base Camp and plunge in the very closer views of surrounding snowcapped peaks. After spending sometimes, you come down to Gorak Shep by retracing the previous way.

    • Gorak Shep
    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • 5170 m/16,961ft
  • Day 12: Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar (5,545m/18,192ft) to Pheriche (7-8 hours walk)

    While comparing to other trekking days, today you leave Gorak Shep a bit early in the morning because you are going to hike to the Kala Patthar. After reaching on top of it, you enjoy the views of Himalayan sceneries including Mt. Everest. After taking the snapshots of picturesque mountains, you trek down to the Gorak Shep again and have a lunch there. Then you descend to the Pheriche.

    • Pherice
    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • 4,288m/14,070ft
  • Day 13: Pheriche to Namche Bazaar (6 - 7 hours walk)

    Today you are going back to Namche Bazaar. So, your trail retraces the previous way after reaching Pangboche village. You reach there by descending through the forest and also cross the suspension bridge over the Imja River.

    • Namche Bazaar
    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • 3,440m/11,280 ft
  • Day 14: Namche Bazaar to Lukla (6 - 7 hours walk)

    Your trail retraces the previous path and takes you to the Lukla

    • Lukla
    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • 2,800m/9,186ft
  • Day 14: Fly back to Kathmandu

    Today you have the early morning flight to Kathmandu. So, you fly along the previous airways over the Everest ranges and reach at Kathmandu. After reaching there, you are transffered to the hotel.

    • Kathmandu
    • Breakfast and Farewell Dinner
    • 3 Star Hotel
  • Day 15: Final departure

    This is your last day in Nepal. So, you are dropped to the International Airport by our staffs almost 3 hours before your flight time.

    • Breakfast

Cost Details

Cost Includes

  • Airport picks up and drops by private vehicle
  • Three nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu on the basis of twin sharing including breakfast
  • Guided sightseeing tour
  • Accommodation during the treks
  • Domestic Flight tickets (Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu) and only 15 kg of luggage with hand bag is allowed to carry
  • 3 meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trekking period
  • Permit and TIMS cards for trekking
  • Authentic licensed, English speaking trekking guide
  • One porter for two trekkers (Weight restrictions apply)
  • Government taxes
  • Sleeping bag and down jacket if necessary
  • Farewell dinner at one of the typical Nepalese restaurants with traditional dance

Cost Excludes:

  • Nepal arrival visa fee
  • Travel insurance
  • Entrance fee for Monument places
  • All kinds of drinks
  • Tips for guide and porter
  • Josh Keller
    Josh Keller, Australia

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