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Everest Base Camp Trek

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16 days
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Ground & Air 
Best Season
March to May & September to November
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  • Adventure to the foot of world’s highest peaks amidst arctic zone of ice, glaciers.
  • Explore traditional lovely Sherpa villages the highlanders of eastern Himalayas.
  • Enchanting woodland lined with tall rhododendron, pine, firs and juniper trees.
  • Visiting beautiful areas and exciting view-points throughout the scenic journey.
  • Catch the close views of Mt. Everest from Kalapathar the highest points on treks


The Everest base camp Trek is one of the most popular and sought adventures around the Himalayan range. Since the conquest of Mt. Everest from South Col, of Nepal around the high Khumbu area. 
Then it was exposed to the world, as one of the most exciting and picturesque countries of the Himalayas. Besides the lovely scenery of towering giant peaks, the route to Everest base camp is equally fascinating. 

At present, trekkers can enjoy various types of comforts for overnight sojourns, from simple budgets to standard and luxury accommodations.   
Everest Base Camp Trek includes a climb to the highest point of the adventure on the top rocky hill of Kalapathar. Rewards stunning panoramic views of majestic Mt. Everest at close distance, and walking around remorseless fields of ice and glaciers.

Adventure for all types of travelers from beginners to expert trekkers and adventurers, where the route leads on well-defined scenic trails.  
Walk from one lovely village to another exciting settlement, enriched with age-old cultural heritage and through beautiful woodland. Finally reaching at sheer mountain wilderness amidst the arctic zone at Everest base camp, with close views of the tremendous Khumbu Ice-Fall. 

The Everest base camp trek begins from Kathmandu, after being fully prepared and getting familiar with local cultures. Visiting around places of great historical and religious sites, and then towards our main destinations flying to Lukla.
Lukla is the starting point of various adventures around Khumbu and Everest region, the walk follows through Sherpa villages. To enter the famous Sagarmatha National Park, designated in World Heritage Sites enriched with flora and fauna.
Includes the world's highest and most famous peaks, with green forests to the rocky moraine of ice and glaciers. As the walk progress heading high to the famed Namche Bazaar, the major hub of Khumbu Sherpa and for visitors. An ideal place for a rest day to support acclimatization and exploring around its scenic viewpoints.
From Namche Bazaar, the adventure heads higher toward the beautiful location of Tengboche with a colorful impressive monastery. A great place for a grand vista of Everest, Ama Dablam, and arrays of peaks, amidst a lovely forest.
The trail follows higher leaving the tall tree lines behind for a mountainous terrain walk that leads to Pangboche and Dingboche settlements. Then finally our route heads towards our main highlight to reach Everest base camp, after Lobuche and Gorakshep. Enjoy the dramatic scenery at Everest base camp, enclosed by staggering peaks, standing on the foot of Mt. Everest. 

Our next adventure leads to a steep climb on top of Kalapathar rocky ridge for the closest stupendous views of Mt. Everest. Surrounded by giant peaks of Nuptse, Lhotse, and Pumori with a series of towering snow peaks. After achieving the main goals and highlights of the trip, return journey on the same scenic route back to Lukla.
Reaching Lukla for the last overnight around Khumbu and Everest region, the next morning a short sweeping flight brings you to Kathmandu. After a marvelous adventure and exciting moments on Everest Base Camp Trek, with the grand services of Treklanders Adventure staff and guides.

Important Note

Trip Summary:
Mode of Trek:          Best available lodge / guest house on treks.
Trekking Grade:      Moderate to Adventurous walks.
Trekking Region:      Around high Khumbu of Everest Region.
Start and End of trek:  Lukla to Lukla with flights both ways.
Highest elevation:        Kalapathar top at 5,643 m / 18,514 feet and
                                         Everest Base Camp at 5,364 m / 17, 598 feet.
Trek duration:          11 Nights and 12 Days from Lukla to Lukla. 
Total Trip:              15 Nights and 16 Days, from arrival to departures.

Best Seasons:
The best season for Everest Base Camp is nearly all seasons of the year, except for monsoon time of mid-June to August. The right time is spring from March to May. The high season of autumn/fall, begins from September to November, interested people can visit during winter times of December to February. 
But freezing temperatures during early morning, late afternoon, and night, as well in shades. Most days are clear with short sunny days for views and walks.
Springtime is bright and beautiful, most days are clear with sunny days, can be cloudy afternoons. Bringing cold chill in the late afternoon, and night till morning this is the time when wildflowers are in seasonal bloom. Expect snowfall sometimes during spring times, around the high areas.
The next best season is autumn/fall, where days are clear with sunny days for views and walks. But shorter days due to limited sunlight hours, cold morning and night time, expect snowfall sometimes. 
Culture & Religion: 
The Everest region of the high Khumbu district is populated by the famous highlanders the Sherpa. The menfolk famous as natural mountaineers and expert Mountain Guides. The Sherpa interwoven with the teaching of Buddhism follows an impressive heritage and culture similar to its predecessors the Tibetans. 
 Most large villages have monasteries called Gompa, with every house adorned with prayer flags, and Buddhist monuments.

Please Note:
The flight to Lukla and back to Kathmandu, can get delayed sometimes or might be postponed for next morning. If weather is bad and unfavorable, this is normal, around the Himalayas. On this situations please bear with us, the company will try the best finding other solution to avoid inconvenience to all our clients. 
The next important information for all trekkers to Everest and Khumbu region needs to be aware. The flight from Kathmandu to Lukla likely to be diverted to Manthali town airport at Ramechap district. The diversion made by the Nepal Civil Aviation due to heavy air-traffic at Kathmandu international and domestic airport.
This notice applies till further notice from respective Government departments.
Manthali airport of Ramechap located approx. 150 km / 93 miles from Kathmandu, driving distance of 4 to 5 hours. Might need to travel to Ramechap on the second day after international arrival in Kathmandu.

Trip Itinerary

On reaching departure air terminal on landing at Kathmandu / international airport. Our staff and guide receives you for short transfer to respective hotels in the heart of Kathmandu city. After checking into your rooms, getting refreshed join with other members of the treks for group briefing. Provided by our guide or trek leader, briefing includes all important subjects related to the treks, includes information of Kathmandu and hotels. Evening a group welcome dinner in an authentic Nepalese restaurants, an introduction to Nepali meals and cultures.

Morning options for half-day sightseeing tour around Kathmandu world heritage sites of great cultural and historical interest. After the tour free for trek preparation. (In case if flight operates from Ramechap, Manthali town airport. Trek Landers Adventure, will inform all members for departures from the hotel to Ramechap airport for Lukla flight next morning).

Flying either from Kathmandu or from Manthali airport at Ramechap, transfer to the domestic airport, having early breakfast. Board on a small aircraft of 25 to 30 minutes to land at Lukla’s Tenzing & Hillary Airport. Lukla town the door to various adventure destination around Khumbu and Everest region. 
From Lukla a short day walk of 3 hours or more to reach Phakding village for overnight stop. The walk leads downhill and on gradual pleasant trail through several lovely Sherpa villages adorned with Buddhist monument. Following the Dudh Koshi River to a nice village at Phakding, and checking into a best available lodge.  

Enjoy the day from Phakding onwards, morning walk heads higher past smaller villages to cross a long bridge. The climb leads to a nice Monjo village and then at the entrance of Sagarmatha National Park. (The name Sagarmatha for Everest in Nepal, the native Sherpa calls Chomolungma of Tibetan origin language).

From the park to the last village of Jorsalle before Namche Bazaar, possible lunch stop. Afternoon walk following the river bed and climb up to a high suspension bridge, and then on undulating uphill. Taking another few hours to famous

Namche Bazaar the capital of Khumbu Sherpa’s, and major hub for trekkers.

All house are in an amphitheater U shaped basin, the size of a town provides great facilities for visitors. As well as for the local also, where once a week a busy colorful Saturday market takes place. Hence the name as Namche Bazaar, arriving on this large settlement check into a nice lodge for two overnight stops.

An ideal place with perfect altitude for rest day to support acclimatization before heading higher destination. At Namche enjoy a leisure morning and take a hike around its scenic viewpoints. Suggested short hike and excursion around Namche Bazaar and beyond:

The short and scenic is short steep climb to Park museum above Namche Bazaar offers grand vista of Mt. Everest. Includes views of Lhotse and majestic Ama Dablam with arrays of snow clad peaks. Visit the park museum provides good interesting information of the Khumbu and its people, cultures and custom.

As well of exotic flora and fauna with history of mountaineering expeditions around Khumbu high mountains. 

The next great hike is to Everest View Hotel at 3,880 m, located on a high ridge amidst forest surrounding. One of the world’s highest deluxe hotels offers superb views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse and magnificent Ama Dablam. A walk of 2-3 hours with an hour or more climb and down, overlooking birds-eye views of whole Namche Bazaar.

Rest of the afternoon rest or explore the fancy streets of Namche Bazaar, lined with shops, stores and restaurants. Includes café, fresh bakeries, pubs and bars with backdrop of stunning views of Kwangde Peaks.

Morning enjoy the grand views of Kwangde peaks, having breakfast, walk starts to Tengboche and the monastery. A short steep up from Namche Bazaar outskirt, and then on scenic winding trail facing views of Mt. Everest. Then walk down to Imjatse River to cross a bridge reaching a small settlement of Phungi Tenga for possible lunch stop. After a refreshing stop, walk uphill into cool shade of lovely woods of tall rhododendron, pines, firs and junipers. As climb continues, then finally reaching atop a wide scenic plateau. Where Tengboche located with a colorful impressive monastery stands atop of the small settlement.
A picturesque spot for Everest Panorama with stunning views of Ama Dablam, Kantega, Tharmasarku and Kwangde range of peaks. This beautiful place surrounded by green lovely forest, enjoy the views and check into a nice lodge.
Late afternoon a refreshing tour of the monastery interior, witness the vibrant religious arts and paintings. Includes large statues of Lord Buddha with other famous saints and Gurus, and observe the monks and priest on prayer activities.

From Tengboche enjoying the morning glorious panorama of Everest and magnificent peak of Ama Dablam. The trail heads down to a river where tree lines drops for short juniper bushes, a slow climb to Pangboche. The last permanent village en route Everest base camp and beyond. Walk follows on gentle up to Somare for lunch break beneath the shadow of towering Ama Dablam peak.

After lunch heeding slowly down to cross a river and then climb towards Imjatse valley, where a nice settlement of Dingboche situated. A scenic lovely place with many good lodges for overnight stand, beneath North Face of Ama Dablam and Lhotse mountains. Facing views of Island Peak and surrounding snow-capped peaks that encircles the Imjatse valley. Overnight in the comfort of a nice cozy lodge at Dingboche with beautiful scenery to enjoy.

At Dingboche another pleasant rest day for acclimatization and short hikes, before heading towards our first pass over Kongma-La. Hike up to Nakarjung hill for best panoramic views of surrounding series of giant peaks. Rest of the afternoon at leisure to explore Dingboche and its scenic surroundings.

Our real and true adventure starts heading towards Everest base camp, having breakfast. The walk follows on the high trail above Imjatse valley and Dingboche, as our route

From the pass a slow descent to cross over Khumbu glacier, and then steep climb to a rocky dune. After completing the climb for the day reaching Lobuche for overnight in the best available lodge. Enjoy the comfort of a nice lodge after a great day and crossing the highest pass of the adventure.

An exciting trek in the morning towards Everest base camp one of the highlight of the adventure. Start early morning for another long day, following a gentle path with few ups reaching rocky moraine areas above Khumbu glacier. After few hours of good morning walk reached Gorakshep, situated at the bottom of famous Kalapathar rocky hill. Gorakshep the last settlement of Khumbu area on route Everest and Lhotse base camp. Following the trail towards east on well-defined path for an hour and then the last leg of the hike. The walk continues over moraine of ice and glaciers to Everest base camp. Enjoy the dramatic scenery of arctic like landscapes enclosed by towering peaks of Lhotse, Nuptse and Lingtrin. The views of Mt. Everest is obstructed by adjoining peaks, however an amazing place to experience. 

Overlooking close views of massif Khumbu Ice Fall as it tumbles down near the foot of Everest at base camp. From the base camp return walk back to Gorakshep for overnight stop. 

Great options and opportunity for last steep climb and hike to the top of Kalapathar. The highest point of the adventure, start early morning heading towards at the base of Kalapathar. As climb begins heading higher and higher on steep slope then reach a rocky hill top of Kalapathar. One of the best view-points in all Himalayas for the closest looks of Mt. Everest at a stone throw distance.

Enjoy the tremendous panorama of giant peaks with close views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse and Mt. Pumori. After a refreshing morning hike head downhill to Gorakshep for breakfast, and getting ready for a long day walk to Pangboche village. The trail follows on the same route past Lobuche, reaching Thugla, where route of Dingboche and Pheriche meets. Our route leads down to Pheriche valley and reaching the nice settlement with many lovely lodges and resorts. Possible lunch stop at Pheriche, a place where HRA (Himalayan Rescue Association) Post is located. From Pheriche walk down to a river and then up to a small hill top, and then on easy downhill to Pangboche village for overnight stop.

Morning starts with easy descent to a bridge, and then climb towards Tengboche Monastery. One of the most picturesque spot surrounded by snow peaks amidst lovely forest with impressive monastery. Having time for short tour of the monastery interior, and then continue downhill to Imjatse River. A slow steady climb for an hour past Sanasa village, and then on easy winding trail reaching the junction. The point, where route of Gokyo, Khumjung and Everest base camp branches off. From here few hour walks to Namche Bazaar for overnight halt after a tiring long day treks.

Last day walk of the adventure, enjoy the pleasant walk downhill to Dudh Koshi River valley. A nice walk to Jorsalle crossing a bridge with short steep climb to the entrance and exit gate of Sagarmatha National Park. Walk continues past Monjo village heading towards Phakding for lunch stop. Afternoon few hours of good walks with last hour climb to reach Lukla. Arriving by late afternoon with ample time hang around and to enjoy the last dinner celebration with fellow members and trekking staff.

Early morning transfer to Lukla’s Tenzing and Hillary airport as the plane arrives either from Kathmandu or Ramechap. Board in a small aircraft of respective airlines for sweeping panoramic flight back to Kathmandu. Then get transferred to your hotel, with afternoon free at leisure.

If the flight lands at Manthali airport in Ramechap, our staff transfers you to a vehicles. A drive of 4-5 hours brings you back at the hotel in Kathmandu, after a great adventure on Everest base camp Trekking.  

Enjoy an extra day in Kathmandu, we have reserved as contingency day in case of flight delay and cancellation. Due to unfavorable bad weather condition, if all goes well according to our itinerary days, have a great enjoyable day.

For individual activities or get into shopping spree, interested people can join for another interesting tour of other cities of Kathmandu valley. Sightseeing around Patan / Lalitpur or the famous Bhaktapur city Durbar Square, worth a visit.

After an enjoyable and most mesmerizing adventure in Nepal and around the Himalayas on Everest base camp Trek. As time for departure, our staff transfer you to international airport for flight homeward bound or to next port of call.

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  • Airport pick up and drop off.
  • 4 Night hotel in Kathmandu with Breakfast.
  • All accommodation in simple T-house
  • Breakfast Lunch and Dinner during trekking.
  • Experience and government licensed guide and porter.
  • Domestic flight ticket Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu.
  • First aid kit carry by Sherpa leader .
  • Food salary insurance for Guide and Porter.
  • National park entrance fee All government charges and taxes.
  • 1 porter for 2 trekkers 

Doesn't Include

  • Extra night's hotel stay in Kathmandu if extended stay is required.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Laundry service / battery charge Rescue / emergency and Travel insurance.
  • Personal equipment’s and personal expenses.
  • Tips for guide and porter.


The Everest Base Camp trek leaves an indelible mark on your soul

The Everest Base Camp trek was an absolute adventure of a lifetime! From the moment I set foot in Lukla to the final steps at Kala Patthar, it was a journey that exceeded all expectations. The breathtaking landscapes, quaint Sherpa villages, and the looming presence of Mount Everest were simply awe-inspiring. Our guide was not only experienced but also a wonderful storyteller, sharing the local legends and customs that added a unique dimension to the trek. The acclimatization days were invaluable, ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience at high altitudes. Reaching Everest Base Camp was the pinnacle of the trek, and the sense of accomplishment is indescribable. But it didn't end there; the sunrise from Kala Patthar cast an enchanting golden glow on the peaks, a moment I'll cherish forever.

Sarah Anderson
United States
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Frequently Asked Questions

Nearly all age group can join on this wonderful adventure, as long all interested trekkers should be in good physical shape. As well with sound health to take the challenge walking on high altitude. The walk is basically moderate and easy, but due to the ride in altitude makes the climb uphill quite strenuous for some people. However taking slow and having enough rest days for acclimatization can overcome the difficulties. Treklanders has set the itinerary with rest days where required to make the trek easier for all age group. However we recommend minimum 16 years of age to maximum of 70 years old can join on this wonderful adventure.

Nearly all villages and lodges have electricity with Hydro or Solar power, where one can charge their electronic items. Where client needs to pay an extra fee for using the power as per gadgets charged. As for internet and cell phone communications, every lodges have the Wi-Fi and internet services, but can be quite disturbing sometimes due to weather and location wise.

It also depends upon on a day for internet and Wi-Fi if the weather is clear and fine can receives much better. As well the change of landscapes and altitude might disturb the internet with poor links, but local cell-phone can receives transmission and it works.

From Lukla onwards to Dingboche and Lobuche till Gorakshep, one can enjoy the comfort of nice lodges and guest house. As well with warm traditional hospitality in every overnight stops, people can choose from budget, standard to luxury lodges where available.

The foods are well served in a large cosy dining hall, can choose various items of foods from the menu with wide range of meals and snacks to choose from.

Serves Continental, Chinese, Indian, Tibetan and Nepali foods, as well Mexican, Italian, Korean or Japanese in some lodge restaurants. Includes fresh bakery products also.

It is one of the most popular trek around the Himalayas, due to its accessibility with well-defined trails. As well with availability of good lodge accommodation and best foods till Gorakshep before Everest base camp. In high season of spring and autumn the trek to Everest base camp get very busy. Where one needs to book the lodge at designated overnight stops well in advance, especially for bigger groups.

As season wise with the mass flow of visitors to Lukla and vice versa from Kathmandu.

During high times of trekking season, the flight to Lukla and back can be quite busy. Where more than 20 flights operates in a fine clear day, which cause air traffic coinciding with the international and domestic airlines. To make the air traffic lighter, the flight to Lukla from Kathmandu is diverted in Manthali airport at Ramechap district. Which is about 150 k.m driving distance of 4 to 5 hours, the flight from Ramechap to Lukla is just 20 to 25 minutes. Which makes it easier and quicker before the bad weather closes in. For further updates the company will inform all the clients flying to Lukla joining with Trek Landers Adventures.

Nearly all villages and lodges have electricity with Hydro or Solar power, where one can charge their electronic items. Where client needs to pay an extra fee for using the power as per gadgets charged. As for internet and cell phone communications, every lodges have the Wi-Fi and internet services, but can be quite disturbing sometimes due to weather and location wise.

It also depends upon on a day for internet and Wi-Fi if the weather is clear and fine can receives much better. As well the change of landscapes and altitude might disturb the internet with poor links, but local cell-phone can receives transmission and it works.

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