Everest Base Camp Trek - Unforgettable Himalayan Adventure

  • 16 Days
  • Nepal
  • Moderate
  • Trekking and Tour
  • Everest Base Camp trekking region is a trek from Lukla to Kalapatthar and Everest Base Camp. The Everest Base Camp trekking is so popular because of the world's highest peak Mt. Everest, standing at a massive altitude of 8848 meters. Everest Base Camp trekking is the lure of being on the lap of the highest mountain on the earth. Besides, it’s also famous for the awe-inspiring scenery of its magnificent mountain peaks and the loyalty and friendliness of its inhabitants, the Sherpa people, and the numerous Monasteries and shrines on the way.

    Everest base camp trekking is also known as adventure trekking and starts from Lukla. The 35-minute delightful mountain flight from Kathmandu to Ten zing-Hilary airports of Lukla provides breathtaking views of the Himalayan ranges. From Lukla, the trail climbs gradually up the steep-sided Doodhkoshi valley, crossing from side to side and passing through a forest of green pine, fir, and rhododendron.

    Embark on an extraordinary adventure through the rugged terrain of the Himalayas with the Everest Base Camp Trek in Nepal. This iconic trekking experience offers unparalleled views, cultural encounters, and an exhilarating journey to the base camp of the world's highest mountain, Mount Everest.

    Trekking in Nepal is a dream come true for adventure enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. The country's diverse landscape, ranging from lush valleys to towering peaks, provides the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable journey. The Everest Base Camp Trek is considered one of the most sought-after treks in the world, attracting thousands of visitors each year.

    As you set foot in the Khumbu region of Nepal, you'll be greeted by breathtaking vistas of snow-capped mountains, including the mighty Everest. The trek takes you through picturesque Sherpa villages, where you'll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the rich Sherpa culture and traditions. The Sherpas, renowned for their mountaineering prowess, will be your guides, offering invaluable insights into the local way of life.

    The trek begins in Lukla, a small town with an airport known for its thrilling landing strip. From here, you'll traverse through diverse landscapes, from dense forests of rhododendron and pine to rugged rocky paths. As you ascend higher, the air gets thinner, and you'll need to acclimatize to the high altitude. Proper acclimatization is crucial for a safe and enjoyable trek, and experienced guides will ensure you adapt gradually.

    The trail leads you along the Dudh Koshi River, crossing suspension bridges adorned with colorful prayer flags. You'll pass through vibrant Sherpa villages like Namche Bazaar, the bustling heart of the Khumbu region, where you can explore local markets and interact with fellow trekkers from around the world. Sherpa tea houses and lodges dot the trail, offering warm hospitality and a comfortable resting place after a day's trek.

    One of the highlights of the Everest Base Camp Trek is the opportunity to witness the awe-inspiring Himalayan scenery up close. As you ascend higher, you'll come across panoramic views of towering peaks such as Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, and, of course, Mount Everest itself. The sight of these majestic giants against the clear blue sky is nothing short of magical and leaves an indelible mark on every trekker's soul.

    The Khumbu Glacier, a vast frozen river of ice, is another marvel you'll encounter along the way. As you approach Everest Base Camp, you'll navigate through the moraines and icefalls, offering a glimpse into the challenges faced by mountaineers during their quest to conquer the summit. Standing at the base camp, at an elevation of 5,364 meters (17,598 feet), you'll be filled with a sense of awe and accomplishment, knowing you've reached a point where few have ventured.

    The Everest Base Camp Trek is not just about the physical challenge and breathtaking landscapes; it's also an opportunity to immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of Nepalese culture. The warmth and resilience of the Sherpa people, their unique way of life, and their devotion to Buddhism will leave a lasting impression on your journey.

    Nepal, with its unmatched natural beauty and diverse cultural heritage, is a destination that should be on every adventurer's bucket list. The Everest Base Camp Trek offers a gateway to explore this incredible country, where the mountains touch the sky and the spirit of adventure is alive in every step.

    So, pack your bags, lace up your boots, and prepare for the journey of a lifetime. The Everest Base Camp Trek awaits, offering an unforgettable blend of adventure, natural wonders, and cultural immersion.

     Come and experience the magic of the Himalayas and create memories that will last a lifetime. Sagarmatha, the Nepali name for Mount Everest, beckons you to embark on this epic expedition into the heart of the world's highest peaks.


    Why Trek with Us:

    At our trekking company, we prioritize safety, comfort, and authenticity. Our team consists of experienced guides who are knowledgeable about the region's history, culture, and terrain. We provide high-quality equipment, including tents, sleeping bags, and trekking poles, to ensure your comfort throughout the trek. We also offer customizable itineraries that cater to your needs, preferences, and fitness levels. Additionally, we are committed to sustainable tourism and work closely with local communities to minimize our impact on the environment.

    With our experienced guides and carefully planned itinerary, you can rest assured that your Everest Base Camp trek will be safe and enjoyable. Here are some tips to help you prepare for your Everest Base Camp trekking adventure:

    • Keep in mind that the weather in the mountains can be unpredictable, so pack clothing that can be layered for warmth and protection from the elements.
    • Make sure to drink plenty of water to stay hydrated and avoid altitude sickness. Our guides will also be monitoring your health throughout the trek.
    • Take the time to acclimatize properly by following the recommended itinerary and rest days. This will help you adjust to the altitude and reduce the risk of altitude sickness.
    • Don't forget to bring a good quality camera to capture the breathtaking views along the trek.
    • Be respectful of the local culture and customs, including dressing modestly and asking for permission before taking photos of people or religious sites.
    • Pack some snacks and energy bars to keep you fueled during long stretches of trekking.
    • Finally, trust in our team of experienced guides and porters to handle all logistics and ensure your safety and comfort throughout the trek.


    Price for Mt. Everest Base Camp Trekking

    • 1 person (1,200$/person)
    • 2-5 persons (1,080$/person)
    • 6-12 persons (900$ per person

    Trip Highlights

    • Trekking Destination:  Everest Base Camp Trekking 
    • Group Size:                   Min. 2 & Max
    • Minimum altitude:       2,800m
    • Maximum altitude:      5,364m
    • Grade:                           Moderate and Fairly Strenuous
    • Season:                         Spring & Autumn
    • Accommodation:         Lodge, Camping 
    • Duration:                      16 Days



    The Everest Base Camp Trek is a remarkable journey that is filled with numerous highlights and unforgettable moments. Here are some of the key highlights you can expect during this incredible trek:

    • Breathtaking Scenery: As you trek through the Khumbu region, you'll be treated to awe-inspiring vistas of snow-capped mountains, including the magnificent peaks of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and Ama Dablam. The panoramic views of these towering giants against the clear blue sky are truly a sight to behold.
    • Sherpa Culture and Hospitality: The trek provides a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the rich Sherpa culture. You'll have the chance to visit vibrant Sherpa villages, interact with friendly locals, and witness their traditional way of life. Sherpas are renowned for their mountaineering expertise, and their warm hospitality will make you feel welcome throughout your journey.
    • Namche Bazaar: This bustling Sherpa town, often referred to as the gateway to Everest, is a major highlight of the trek. Namche Bazaar offers a vibrant atmosphere, colorful markets, and a chance to explore local shops, bakeries, and restaurants. It's also a hub for trekkers, allowing you to meet fellow adventurers from around the world.
    • Tengboche Monastery: Situated at an elevation of 3,867 meters (12,687 feet), Tengboche Monastery is one of the most significant Buddhist monasteries in the Khumbu region. Its serene location amidst breathtaking mountain scenery makes it a truly spiritual and memorable experience.
    • High-Altitude Challenge: The trek takes you to high altitudes, presenting a physical and mental challenge. Acclimatization is crucial, and the gradual ascent allows your body to adapt to the thin air. Overcoming these challenges and pushing your limits adds a sense of accomplishment and adventure to the journey.
    • Everest Base Camp: The ultimate destination of the trek, Everest Base Camp, is a highlight in itself. Standing at an elevation of 5,364 meters (17,598 feet), you'll be surrounded by towering peaks and the Khumbu Icefall, a dramatic and imposing sight. It's an incredible feeling to stand at the base camp where mountaineers embark on their expeditions to conquer the world's highest peak.
    • Khumbu Glacier and Icefalls: Along the trek, you'll encounter the Khumbu Glacier, a massive frozen river of ice. The trek offers a chance to navigate through the moraines and witness the impressive ice formations and treacherous icefalls, gaining insight into the challenges faced by climbers attempting the Everest summit.
    • Accommodation and Tea Houses: The trek is supported by a network of comfortable tea houses and lodges along the trail. These provide a cozy place to rest, recharge, and enjoy warm meals, offering a glimpse into the local mountain hospitality and making your trekking experience more comfortable.

    The Everest Base Camp Trek is a thrilling adventure that combines natural beauty, cultural encounters, and personal triumph. With these incredible highlights, it's no wonder that it is considered one of the world's most iconic treks, attracting adventurers from all corners of the globe.

    Outline Itinerary

    • Day 01:Arrive at Kathmandu airport.
    • Day 02:Sightseeing Tour in Kathmandu City.
    • Day 03:Fly Kathmandu to Lukla Airport (2850m) and trek Lukla to Phakding (2640m)
    • Day 04:Trek Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m)
    • Day 05:Rest day for Acclimatization and explore Sherpa museum and monastery in Namche Bazzar.
    • Day 06:Trek Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3860m)
    • Day 07:Trek Tengboche to Dingboche (4410m)
    • Day 08:Rest day for Acclimatization and explore of monastery in Dingboche.
    • Day 09:Trek Dingboche to Lobuche (4910m)
    • Day 10:Trek Lobuche to Gorakshep (5153m)-Afternoon Everest Base Camp Visit (5,364m)
    • Day 11:Trek to Pheriche (4,240m)
    • Day 12:Trek Pheriche to Tengboche (3,860m)
    • Day 13:Trek Tengboche to Namche (3,440m)
    • Day 14:Trek Namche to Lukla (2,840m)
    • Day 15:Fly to Kathmandu
    • Day 16:Departure to onward Journey

    Detail Itinerary

    • Day 1Arrive at Kathmandu airport.Pick-up at Tribhuvan International Airport, meet with your guide, and transfer to hotel. First impressions of Kathmandu – walk to medieval Kathmandu Durbar Square and explore the beautiful complex of palaces, temples, shrines, and courtyards built by the ancient Nepali kings between the 12th and 18th centuries. We will also discover Thamel – the vibrant tourist area with hotels, restaurants, and outdoor shops. Briefing hotel where we will be discussing the technicalities of the trek. In the evening you enjoy a welcome dinner with cultural dance. Overnight stay at hotel
    • Day 2Sightseeing Tour in Kathmandu City.After Breakfast at the hotel starts Sightseeing with a private van to Pashupatinath, the most important Hindu temple of Nepal with the sacred burning ghats located at the holy Bagmati river and Boudhanath the biggest Buddhist stupa in South Asia, and Swoyambhunath also known as Monkey Temple. Afternoon checking and arranging trekking gear. Overnight stay at hotel.
    • Day 3Fly Kathmandu to Lukla Airport (2850m) and trek Lukla to Phakding (2640m)In the early morning, we drive to Tribhuvan Airport to connect our flight to Lukla – the flight time app. 40 minutes from Kathmandu. After breakfast in Lukla (2,850 m) we start trekking through beautiful settlements to soon join the main trail in Churi Kharka. We follow the east bank of the Dudh Koshi- the River of Milk- where you witness the typical Nepal terrace culture, slate-roofed houses, and views on Kusum Kangaru (5,579 m). We reach Phakding(2,640 m) after 3 – 4 h gentle walking. Overnight stay at lodge Phakding.
    • Day 4Trek Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m)Today we make a challenging hike to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m), situated 6-7 hours walking from Phakding. We climb up along the west bank of the Dudh Kosi to the tiny village of Toktok. We get our first glimpse of Thamserku peak (6 608 m) and reach Benkar (2 710 m). The cliffs above the village are decorated with huge paintings of Buddhist deities. We cross the colorful suspension bridge and enter the Sagarmatha National Park at Monjo (2 840 m). After Jorsale we follow the riverbank over gravel, climb through a pine forest and cross the Dudh Kosi by a big suspension bridge. Then we face a continuous zigzag ascent of 2 hours through dense pine forests. In the early evening, we reach the vibrant center of Namche Bazar, one of the most attractive settlements of the Solu-Khumbu district.
      Overnight stay at lodge Namche Bazaar.
    • Day 5Rest day for Acclimatization and explore Sherpa museum and monastery in Namche Bazzar.Rest day in Namche. Optional walk to the Sherwi Khangba Sherpa Culture Museum or day hike to the Hotel Everest View in Khumjung village (3 700 m) and Khundi Hospital in Khundi Village, the first hospital built in Khumbu Region by Sir Edmund Hillary and Himalayan Trust in 1966. Overnight stay at lodge Namche Bazaar.
    • Day 6Trek Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3860m)Trek to Tengboche (3,860 m), a 5-6 hour long hike from Namche Bazaar. The first part of the trail is a winding smooth path that offers fantastic views of Mount Everest (8 848 m), Thamserku (6,618 m), and Ama Dablam (6,814 m). After the trail goes down to the riverbank and then we make a strenuous 2-hour ascend to Tengboche. We walk through rhododendron forests where musk deer and Himalayan ‘tahr’ or mountain goats live. At the resting place, you can enjoy the views of Kantega mountain (6,783 m). Tengboche is famed for the Buddhist Tengboche Monastery (where you can attend the daily puja), Cafe Tengboche, and the viewpoint. Overnight stay at lodge Tengboche.
    • Day 7Trek Tengboche to Dingboche (4410m) Trek to Dingboche (4,410 m), 6-7 hours walking from Tengboche. We descend through conifer and rhododendron forest to the beautiful settlement Deboche where you have a close view of Ama Dablam. We cross the suspension bridge and look over the surging white waters of ImjaRiver. Soon after a snow-white stupa with gorgeous all-seeing eyes is mirroring the Ama Dablam, this is a marvelous place for a picture! Then the trail ascents gently to the village of Pangboche (3,860 m), where we climb above the treeline. After, the trail passes numerous farmer pastures with big yak populations before we reach Dingboche valley. Overnight stay at lodge Dingboche.
    • Day 8Rest day for Acclimatization and explore of monastery in Dingboche.Optional acclimatization trek (5-6 hours) to the remote village of Chhukung (4,730 m) and Chhukung Ri (top) located at 5,550 m. We have magnificent sights at Island Peak (6,189 m), Amphulapche (5,663 m), Baruntse Base Camp (5 400m), and the white ice lake of Imja Tsho.
      Overnight stay at lodge Dingboche.
    • Day 9Trek Dingboche to Lobuche (4910m)After ascending 150 m up to the main road, we reach a viewpoint where we have outstanding sights at Tawachee (6,495 m) and Cholatse peak (6 440m). After our lunch camp in Dugla (4,620m) the trail goes directly up the gravely terminal moraine of the Khumbu glaciers for about one hour. The trail leads to a row of memorial monuments of lost climbers and sherpas. The trail then drops a little and follows the western side of the valley to Lobuche. After four to five hours of hiking, we reach the small settlement of Lobuche which is situated at 4,930 m. Overnight stay at lodge Lobuche.
    • Day 10Trek Lobuche to Gorakshep (5153m)-Afternoon Everest Base Camp Visit (5,364m) The ascent to Gorak Shep (5,160 m) becomes steeper and rougher as we cross several moraines. Soon we see the peak of Pumori (7,145m). We also have our first views at Nuptse (7 864 m), Kala Pattar (5,545 m), and Mount Everest. On the right side, you look over the Khumbu Glacier, an enormous tongue of ice that marches down the slopes of Everest. We reach Gorak Shep by lunchtime and trek to Base Camp in the afternoon. In total, we hike six-seven hours today. We sleep in a lodge at Gorakshep, a semi-permanent village at the bottom of the Khumbu Icefall. We enjoy our wonderful in the shadow of the highest peak of the world!
      Overnight stay at lodge Gorakshep.
    • Day 11Trek to Pheriche (4,240m)Early morning we climb to Kala Pattar – the Black Rock – located at 5,545 m and marked by a tangle of prayer flags. At this viewpoint – one of the most astonishing views on earth- you have a 360-degree panorama of Himalayan giants from Pumori and Lobuche West to Nuptse, Lhotse, and Everest. We return to Gorak Shep via the viewpoints of the ice lakes of Pumori and Everest. After breakfast, we return in 4 hours back to Pheriche located at (4,240 m), and Overnight stay at lodge Pheriche.
    • Day 12Trek Pheriche to Tengboche (3,860m)We descend the valley of the Imja Khola and trek through the village of Dingboche with its stone-walled potato fields and the highest year-round settlement in the valley. The Pangboche Gompa (monastery) is the oldest in the Khumbu Region. From there we have a gentle climb to the tiny village of Deboche past mani walls deep in a rhododendron forest along the trail climb to Tengboche through a forest of birches conifers and rhododendrons. The singular beauty of Ama Dablam, standing isolated from all other mountains provides a spectacular backdrop and reminder of the height of Himalayan peaks. Overnight stay at lodge Pheriche.
    • Day 13Trek Tengboche to Namche (3,440m) From Tengboche the trail drops sharply down to the Dudh Kosi and the village of Phunki, where we cross the river, and up toward Namche Bazaar, winding high above the river with views north towards Everest, Lhotse, and Nuptse. Overnight stay at Namche Bazaar.
    • Day 14Trek Namche to Lukla (2,840m) We start this 6-hour trek with a strenuous descent from Namche Bazaar to the Dud Kosi (hard work for the knees), after the path climbs up to Monjo and then runs easily to Benkar, Phakding, and Lukla.
      Overnight stay at Lukla.
    • Day 15Fly to Kathmandu After breakfast, we fly in about 40 minutes from Lukla to Kathmandu. Arrive at Tribhuvan Airport and transfer to the hotel.
    • Day 16Departure to onward JourneyAfter breakfast, a sightseeing activity in Kathmandu for free, from late afternoon rest time for shopping and rest for departure to onward journey.

    What's Includes:

    When you book your Everest Base Camp trek with us, you can expect the following includes:

    • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private Vehicle.
    • Standard accommodation in a star-level hotel in Kathmandu.
    • BnB (Bed and Breakfast only in Kathmandu)
    • Meals on the entire board (Breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during trekking.
    • All accommodations during the trek.
    • Everest Base Camp Trekking Map.
    • Drive Kathmandu to Ramechhap then fly to Lukla and return from Lukla to Ramechhap then drive to Kathmandu.
    • An experienced Nepal Government licensed holder guide and porter to carry your luggage during the trek.
    • Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, equipment, transportation, and local taxes for porters and guides.
    • Group medical supply (first aid kits).
    • All necessary paperwork and national park entry permits.
    • Travel & Rescue arrangement.
    • All government taxes.
    • UNO Travels and Adventure duffle bag.

    We take care of everything so you can focus on the adventure and create lifelong memories. And if you're interested, Book with us for a safe, enjoyable, and unforgettable Everest Base Camp trekking experience.

    What's Excludes:

    For your convenience, we have included the cost of most of the essentials required for your Everest Base Camp trek in our package. However, please note that the following items are not included in the cost:

    • Your Travel insurance.
    • International airfare.
    • Nepal entry visa (You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Nepal’s Airport in Kathmandu).
    • Charges on treks, internets, hot water.
    • All kinds of drinks (Alcoholic, hot, and cold drinks)
    • Personal shopping and laundry etc.
    • Personal trekking Equipment.
    • Tips for trekking staff and drivers.
    • Perfect Trek Arrangement
      Stephen Gray
      Australia Published: Wednesday, July 05, 2017

      Perfect Trek Arrangement


      I spent very memorable days in the Everest region in Nepal. I used to dream to see this highest peak of the world and now I arrested it in my camera. My guide arranged everything and helped me a lot. He did not let me feel tired and boring. I have read about the Manaslu region and willing to go there with this company again. I like to make a strong recommendation.

    Trip Note

    Everest Base Camp trekking is for the safety and well-being of our groups. UNO Adventure is your trusted partner for an unforgettable Everest Base Camp Trekking experience. Our professional and qualified guides are trained by the Nepal Government and prioritize your safety and comfort throughout the trek. We are committed to providing a Himalayan adventure that caters to your interests, while ensuring your well-being. We welcome your questions and input during the planning stages of your trip. Trust us to handle the logistics and details, so you can focus on creating unforgettable memories. Choose UNO Adventure for a trekking experience that exceeds your expectations.

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    Trip Facts

    • Transportation:6
    • Meals:Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
    • Accommodation:Hotel + Teahouses + Lodges
    • Altitude:5,364m