Major Attractions of Trekking to Mount Everest Base Camp

The highlights of Everest Base Camp Trekking  are sightseeing of UNESCO cultural heritage Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, magnificient views of Khumbu glacier, Everest and Nuptse, culture tradition and lifestyles of sherpa community people. Sagarmatha National Park etc.

Overview of Trekking to Mount Everest Base Camp
   Trip Name: Trekking to Everest Base Camp    Duration: 14 Days
 Trip Area: Everest Region    Maximum Altitude: : 5445M
   Min Altitude: 1300M  Tour Type: Lodge Trek
   Tour Grade: Modern to Hard  Price : On Request
 Suitable For: Average Trekkers  Best Season : Sep - Dec & Feb - May

Everest Base Camp Trekking is the most popular trekking in Nepal, every people of the world had a dream to  be once in a base of the world's tallest mountain Mount Everest. Large number of tourist visit every year which is located in Sagarmatha National Park. In this trek you can also encounter many mountains like Khumbu Glacier, Everest and Nuptse etc. In this tour you can also explore the culture tradition and lifestyles of local peoples. Mostly you can find the Sherpa community people which  are mostly influenced by tibetan styles. You can also encounter the beautiful views of nature. 

Your Everest Base Camp Trek duration is only for 14 days, in this 14 days you will go upto the high altitude of 5445M from the sea altitude. Your Everest Base Camp Trek Starts from Kathmandu sight seeing, then very next day you will headed to Lukla from where your real trek begins from there you headed towards your dream along with passing the several places like Phadking, Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche, Lobuche, Gorakshep and Finally to Everest Base Camp and trail down through Kala Patthar, Periche, Namche Bazaar, Phadking Lukla and finally back to Kathmandu. In this trek you will encounter the real beauty of Sagarmatha region as well of Nepal also. 

Itinerary of Trekking to Mount Everest Base Camp

  • Day 1 : Kathmandu Arrival
You will be warmly welcomed by Well Nepal Travel representative at your arrival in Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu and escorted you to hotel and our representative describe the itinerary of your tour. Stay overnight at hotel.   
  • Day 2 : Kathmandu to Lukla and Trek to Phadking (2601M)
After breakfast you headed to domestic airport to catch your flight for Lukla, In Lukla airport you will meet our representative which helps you out for packing and then you start your real trek to Phadking. Stay overnight at Phadking.   
  • Day 3 : Phadking to Namche Bazaar (3440M)
After breakfast you headed towards Namche Bazaar which is the business centre of Sagarmatha region. you pass along through a beautiful pine forest, along the Dudh Koshi River, you will see wonderful prospect of the Mt. Thamserku (6618 m), you will arrive at the check post and entrance to Sagarmatha National Park. Then you will pass through the last village of Jorsale and following the trail through the forests and bridges until you reach the confluence of the Dudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi rivers. After a final steep climb of about two hours you get first sight of Mt. Everest peering over the Lhotse-Nuptse ridge. From there you still need to hike about 1.5 hours to reach Namche Bazaar, a gateway to Mt. Everest. Stay overnight at Namche Bazaar.  
  • Day 4 : Acclimatization Day
Today is an acclimatization day so you can explore the surrounding of Namche Bazaar and Sagarmatha National Park, you can also explore the lifestyles culture and tradition of local people or you can also mail to your parents, family and to relatives. Stay overnight at Namche Bazaar.  
  • Day 5 : Namche Bazaar to Tengboche
After breakfast you headed towards Tengboche, enjoying with the magnificient view of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and close up view of Thamserku. You pass through alpine forest and Dudh Koshi river, the you reach to Phunki Thenga. You will rest here for some times then headed for Tengboche, After few hours walk you reach to Tengboche, From where you can encounter the mesmerizing view of Ama-Dablam, Nuptse, and Everest & it also consist of largest buddhist monastery of Khumbu region. Stay overnight at Tengboche.  
  • Day 6 : Tengboche to Dingboche
After breakfast you headed towards Dingboche along with passing through several Chortens, Mani walls,small villages and Imja Valley, Lobuche river, on the way you will encounter beautiful array of fields enclosed by stone walls to protect barley, buckwheat and potatoes from the cold winds and grazing animals. Stay overnight at Dingboche.  
  • Day 7 : Acclimatization Day
Today is your acclimatization day so you can take a rest for preservation of your stamina for further trekking. or you can also explore it surrounding and interact with the local people. Stay overnight at Dingboche.  
  • Day 8 : Dingboche to Lobuche
After breakfast you headed towards Lobuche along with passing through Khumbhu Khola valley, you climb up the steep moraine of the Khumbu Glacier. At the top of the ridge of Chupki Lhara, you will find an array of stones with prayer flags used as memorials to Scott Fischer (American mountaineer) and 10 times Everest submitter Babu Chiri Sherpa (a Nepali mountain guide) who perished on a mission to climb Everest. Stay overnight at Lobuche.  
  • Day 9 : Lobuche to Gorakshep to Everest Base Camp and Back to Gorakshep
After breakfast you headed to Gorakshep along with climbing steeply up to the top through the torrent of Changri Glacier, you catch your first glimpse of Kala Patthar, a grey-green knoll beneath the Mt. Pumori and you will be at Gorakshep finding snow-capped mountains bright all around us including Mt. Everest. You rest for a while in vast Gorakshep Lake. Finally you are at your destination. Mountaineer's tents stand out in bright colors against the monotony of gray surroundings. Nuptse, Khumbuste and Pumori are the mountains are the mountains that  can view from the base camp. You will explore Everest Base Camp and clicked some pictures for memories. And head back to Gorakshep. Stay overnight at Gorakshep.  
  • Day 10 : Gorakshep to Kala Patthar and Pheriche
After breakfast you headed to Kala Patthar along with enjoy the magnificient sunrays at cap of mountains, feels like tear-bursting. and you will finally reach to Pheriche. Stay overnight at Pheriche.  
  • Day 11 : Pheriche to Namche Bazaar
After breakfast you headed towards Namche Bazaar along with enjoying the nature and its surrounding. Stay overnight at Namche Bazaar.  
  • Day 12 : Namche Bazaar to Phadking to Lukla
After breakfast you trail down to Lukla along with passing Phadking. The trail descends steeply downward so you need to walk slowly and under control as our shaky legs continuously battle the rocky terrain. Way down through Sherpa villages noticing impressive faith in Buddhism and culture of prayer stones and prayers flag, you feel completely different views. After you reaching to Lukla you will recall the moments that you experience in Everest Base Camp Trekking. Stay overnight at Lukla.  
  • Day 13 : Lukla
After breakfast you will drive to airport to catch your flight for Kathmandu, after reaching to Kathmandu you will explore the several places of Kathmandu. At night you can visit different pubs and bar and entertain yourself. Stay overnigh at hotel.  
  • Day 14 : Departure
Trekking to Everest Base Camp comes to an end today so collects the photographs and gadget. Then our representative will help you to drop to the airport or if you have plenty of time to spend in Nepal, then feel free us to join another trip or adventurous acivities like hiking, river rafting, bunjy jumping, paragliding etc. or different packages which makes your tour more special.  

Cost includes/excludes of Trekking to Mount Everest Base Camp
  • Necessary local transport by private vehicle
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu with tour guide.
  • Entrance fee of all sightseeing spots in Kathmandu, National park fees on Treks
  • Accommodation on Lodge/Guest House while on treks.
  • Meal on full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during trekking including Tea/coffee.
  • Experienced government license holder trek guide and porter to carry your luggage.
  • Insurance of our field staff ( Guide/Proter).
  • Permits and Group medical supplies (first aid kit)
  • Kathmandu- Pokhara -Kathmandu transfer by Private Car 15kg Baggage’s or by Private Car
  • TIMS Card (Trekker’s Information Management System card)
  • Annapurna Conservation are permit
  • All additional government tax. 
  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • International / any air fare.
  • Travelers insurance
  • Alcohol/Non Alcoholic Drinks
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu & Pokhara
  • All expenses due to unavoidable events e.g. flight cancellation, personal illness, strike, political disturbances etc.
Information of Trekking to Mount Everest Base Camp

If you are Thinking to go Everest Region Trekking you may have few question regarding the trek, which we trying to answer below.

  • What is the best time to visit Everest Base Camp?

There are two distinct trekking seasons in Nepal. The best months for trek to Everest base camp are pre-monsoon (late March, April and May) and post monsoon (late September, October and November) It is possible to make the journey in early March and September but we suggest the above for our treks into Everest base camp.

  • How long does it take to Everest Base Camp trek?

It depends on your route but most Everest Base camp trek take about 14 - 20 days. You do not want to go on a rush trek primarily due to the altitude. You land in Lukla at 9250' and go to Everest Base camp at 17,500.

  • How far is the trek to Everest Base Camp?

DISTANCE FROM LUKLA TO EVEREST BASE CAMP: 38.58 miles or 62 Kilometers 8 to 9 days walk in and a 3 to 4 day walk out. Walk in is slower due to the extra days needed to allow a persons body to adjust to the high altitudes.

  • Can we fly to Everest Base Camp?

You can fly by Helicopter only to the Everest Base camp, Well Nepal Travel offers Helicopter Tour to Everest base camp.

  • How much does it cost to Everest base camp trek?

Package tour with a Nepali trekking company depends on service quality. This is about the second most popular way to arrange a trek to Everest Base Camp. Prices range per person fromUSD$1,200 up to $2,700 for an average 12 - 15 day trek. Prices should include: permits, round trip flights from Kathmandu to Lukla, accommodation, meals etc. The cosst depens on the quality of Service.

  • How high is  Everest Base Camp?

Everest Base Camp at 5,380 m (17,700 ft)

  • How long does it take to walk to Mount Everest base camp?

It depends on your route but most Everest Base camp trek take about 12 - 20 days.  You can land in Lukla at 9250' and go to Everest Base camp at 17,500 is a best way to reach everest.

  • How many camps are there on Mount Everest?

Elevations Base Camp 5,335m (17,500ft) Camp 1 6,000m (19,685ft) Camp 2 6,400m (21,000ft) Camp 3 7,200m (23,625ft) Camp 4 7,950m (26,085ft) Summit 8,850m (29,035ft) but while on trek, you will go up to Base camp  only.

  • How much money does it cost to climb Mount Everest?

Climbing Cost depends on the Expedition operator, what kind of service you are going to take, generally the cost will be $35000- $45000 per person for the climbing & for the trek 1200-2000 USD per person.

  • Can you climb Mount Everest without oxygen?

Climbers use supplemental oxygen to give them an edge while pushing to the summit of a mountain like Everest at 8850 meters. At that altitude, the available oxygen is 33% of that at sea level. its depend up to climber they need or not but there is few record in history without oxygen climb to Everest.

  • Which is the easiest route up Everest?


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The conditions are very cold and there isn't as much oxygen so animals have to adapt to survive. The bottom of Mount Everest has forests of pine and hemlock trees. In these forests live animals such as musk deer, pikas (an animal a little bit like a rabbit or a hare) and Himalayan tahrs.
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