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Everest Base camp Trek - 15 Days

Everest base camp trek itinerary

Day 01: Picks up from arrival & drive to the hotel

Day 02: Kathmandu heritage sightseeing & preparation for trekking

Day 03: Fly to Lukla 2,800m & trek to Phakding 2,660m - 4hrs

Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazar 3,440m – 6 hrs

Day 05: Acclimatization day, visit Syangboche 3,800m

Day 06: Trek to Tyangboche 3,810m – 6 hrs

Day 07: Trek to Dingboche 4,450m – 6 hrs

Day 08: Rest day (you may climb some higher peaks)

Day 09: Trek to Lobuche 4,910m – 6 hrs

Day 10: Trek to Mount Everest Base camp 5,360m via Gorakshep & back to Gorakshep 5,180m for an overnight

Day 11: Trek down to Pheriche 4,210m/ Pangboche 4,000m

Day 12: Trek to Namche Bazar - 7 hrs

Day 13: Trek to Lukla – 7 hrs

Day 14: Fly back to Kathmandu

Day 15: Departure from Kathmandu

Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest base camp trek is the most famous trekking trails in the world. It offers a beautiful high Himalaya area of Khumbu region of Nepal. You’ll have the first-hand experience of Sherpa culture. Wherever you will follow the trail that late Sir Edmond Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing scaled in pristine Himalaya.

Kathmandu Heritage Tour bonus of Mount Everest Trek

Pristine Nepal Treks & Expedition presents Mount Everest base camp trek with an all-inclusive price with Kathmandu heritage tour in addition. You would like 15 days altogether to try and do this. You’ll have Kathmandu heritage sightseeing once you arrived in Nepal that helps you to be told & study regarding ancient Nepal & medieval expanse of the capital of Nepal. Of course, we will bring you a minimum of four cultural heritage sites in the capital of Nepal together with Kathmandu Durbar Square, Monkey temple, Hindu temple- Pashupatinath & Buddha stupa. In fact, there are others 2 Durbar square in Kathmandu valley; Patan Durbar Square, & Bhaktapur Durbar Square. That each area from the 10th-17th century.

Then your Mount Everest trek starts with a short scenic flight to Lukla. Wherever Lukla 2,800m is an entryway to enter the Mt. Everest region. You must follow the Dudh Koshi River bank most of the time during this trek. First night on the mountain will be at Fakding after a short walk. You have to climb up to Namche Bazar in the second-day trekking that brings you to the altitude of 3,440m above the sea level.


Namche Bazar is popular for native market too. Of course, most of the trekkers' lodge in the least two nights here as a result of you would like to acclimatize. Whatever, You will have a beautiful walk around Namche Bazar & Syangboche for an excellent view of Mt. Everest & others several higher mountains. In the same time, you will visit the native market; the native market is going to be busy on Friday and Saturday. Therefore you will visit all the time to envision its several trekking gears retailers, art shop, Cyber café, departmental stores, Pub, bank, etc during Everest base camp trek.

After acclimatization at Namche Bazar, currently, you climb a bit uphill & walk on the mountain with an excellent view of the best peak Mt. Everest, 4th highest peak Mt. Lhotse, stunning Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Kusum Himal, Nuptse, Kongde, and many more. Furthermore, you must trek all the way down to Fungi Thanga from Lausasa. Lausasa has two ways; one goes to Gokyo lake Valley Trek and one goes to Everest base camp via Tyangboche. Whereas, a steep climb is watching for you when lunch at Fungi Thanga. A Couple of ours climb this mountain can bring you on high of the Tyangboche for an overnight stop. However, Tyangboche is mythical for its previous monastery.

From Tyangboche, all the time you will have surprising views of the attractive mountain to Dingboche. Surely, Dingboche offers another acclimatization day for you. Most importantly, you will still climb higher mountains in Dingboche day in addition. After a day off in Dingboche, you'll trek to Lobuche. Lobuche is over 4,910m above the sea level, therefore, you have to be careful with acute altitude sickness.

Acute Mountain sickness

AMS may be dangerous for keeps generally. If you bought drawback AMS please stop to climb up to the mountain. Especially, worse headache, dizziness, blur vision, vomiting, very tired, no appetency, and short breaths are common symptoms of AMS. Now, you're about to your final destination Mt. Everest base camp. This was your dream to touch the best base camp in the world. You’ll trek some terribly rough trails before Gorakshep & before base camp.

Normally, we'll bring you to Mount Everest base camp from Lobuche via Goraksep. You will have the picture time in base camp. And we will go back to Gorakshep for an overnight stop. You will climb to Kalapathar for the sunset view. Or you may climb early in the morning for sun rising view. Sun setting view is recommended to see. Kalapathar is a bonus of Everest base camp trek. After a tremendous experience of Mt. Everest base camp & Kala Patthar currently, time to travel back off to Lukla. Wherever, You should trek all the way down to Pheriche, Namche Bazar, Lukla. You’ll fly back to the capital of Nepal on a short flight in the morning.

Social Activities

Pristine Nepal Treks & Expedition is kindly involving in social activities. We are truly contributing some percentage to public school, and woman school from the benefit of this trek. We are coordinating for free volunteering in Nepal. Please check out our free volunteering Nepal page to

How much does it cost to Mount Everest trek?

You may notice many various costs for this trek. International travel agencies are terribly expensive. Nepal local trekking agencies are relatively way cheaper. However, some trekking agencies are giving incredibly low worth in Nepal. Our humble request is; don't purchase that rock bottom worth. Surely, You may not get a smart service. And the most vital factor is that they'll not offer smart earnings to the employees. Guide & porters won't get satisfactory earnings. Our humble request and we hope you are doing not wish to form them work with lower cost. Normally, Everest base camp trek is pricey. You ought to pay an awfully high worth for Lukla flight. Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flight retail value is $360 for a foreigner. On the other hand, Food & accommodation are terribly expensive in this region due to transportation. Next, three different kinds of trekking permit additionally creating it valuable. However, we have still very competitive and affordable worth.

Is it very hard to get Mount Everest base camp?

Mount Everest trek is medium to exhausting level. Almost, all the trekkers will have intercourse. You wish to climb up slowly. You wish to drink lots of water. You wish the dedication to try to it. If you've got an everyday workout reception and work, you may do it simply. However, you have to climb to 5,364m on top of the ocean level thus you have to be mentally ready too.

How long will it take to Mount Everest base camp?

Normally, you may walk 11/12 days in Everest region, eight days to climb to base camp from Lukla with 2 adjustment days and three to four days to travel back to Lukla from base camp. You wish to come back to the capital of Nepal 1st & preparation for trekking an extra day. You’ll say, its copy day still as a result of Lukla flight isn't that certain thanks to its weather typically. Let’s say you wish a minimum of 14/15 days altogether.

Day 1
Day 01: Received by Pristine Nepal guide & transfer to hotel

Pristine Nepal Treks guide or employees will pick you up from arrival & drive to the hotel. Normally, we bring you at Thamel. Thamel is a standard traveler place in national capital wherever you'll see several gears shops, art shops, souvenirs stores, hotels, shops, restaurants, travel agencies, trekking agencies, banks, & more. If your arrival during the daytime you'll explore around.

Day 2
Day 02: Kathmandu heritage tour & preparation for trekking

Your tour guide will meet you at your hotel after your breakfast. You will visit at least three to four different places including Kathmandu Durbar Square, Monkey temple, Pashupatinath temple, Buddha Stupa. A tour guide will brief about the history of those places. And back to the hotel for preparation of trekking.

Day 3
Day 03: Fly to Lukla 2,800m & trek to Phakding 2,660m – 4 hrs

Trekking guide will come to your hotel early in the morning & picks you up at the domestic airport. It’s a short scenic flight to Lukla. It’s said that Lukla airport is that the most dangerous field in the world. It’s located over 2,800m above the sea level & on the lap of the mountain. Sometimes, it's terribly unstable weather makes too difficult for flight. You’ll meet your porter at Lukla & breakfast there too. Lukla is obtaining larger each day. Many people, young boys come back to Lukla from the various a part of Nepal for being a porter. They carry traveler bag packs in busy season & carry local’s things in offseason. Most of them are unbelievably strong to hold hundreds. Sometimes, they carry up to 120kg moreover. However, your trekking porters carry 20-30kg as a result of your porter ought to follow our itinerary.

3-4 hours walk only on the first day through the few Asiatic villages together with Chaurikharkha, Ghat, Thadokoshi. You’ll stop on the first day at Phakding for an overnight stop.

Day 4
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazar 3,440m – 06 hrs

The morning walks begin simply when breakfast by following Dudhkoshi river. It’s straightforward walking till Monjo, Jorsalle. You’ll have some few suspension bridges on Dudhkoshi River to cross. And one famous high bridge before Namche bazar with colorful Buddhist prayer flags. Of Course, you'll meet several donkeys, jokpyos (crossing from yak & cow), on the way. You have to be very careful with those animals. You ought to take a secure part whereas crossing to them. Generally, they'll push you right down to the mountain.

You have to climb a steep mountain before Namche Bazar. This can be a tough half too. This day, you'll have 2 totally different travelers stop wherever you purchase your park permit & check it moreover. Most of the time, you ought to walk a forest moreover. This is a park that listed in world heritage site too. Here many wild lives, birds, lakes, ice mass etc.

Day 5
Day 05: Acclimatization day, hike to Everest view hotel 3,810m

Namche Bazar 3,440m is a most significant place for Khumbu region. It’s a well-liked Sherpa village. It absolutely was celebrated for the Tibetan market moreover. Tibetan individuals accustomed come back here with their several Chinese products available & would obtain some Nepali native product too. Especially, most of the individuals from the Khumbu region would come back here to sell merchandise. Friday and Saturday are very busy at an area market. Of course, Namche has several things these days together with hotels, restaurants, pub, bar, trekking gears shop, departmental stores, thangka picture gallery, native porterhouse, school, health post, security base etc.

Well, it's important to adapt during this place. Thus there are prospects to urge AMS (Acute mountain sickness). If you stayed here a minimum of 2 nights then your body gets adapted. It’ll facilitate a great deal. You’ll visit the highest of Namche Bazar known as Chorcamp. You’ll have a good view of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, beautiful Ama-Dablam, Thamserku, Nuptse, Kongde, Khumbila, Island etc. And climb a steep mountain to Syangboche wherever Everest View Hotel is moreover. You’ll have the attractive view of mountain peaks. Then back to the hotel for a day of rest.

Day 6
Day 06: Trek to Tyangboche 3,810m – 06 hrs

The day starts with breakfast at Namche steep climb to begin your trek to Tyangboche. The path is straightforward with nice views of Himalaya when Namche Bazar for some hours. There are 2 alternative ways at Lausasa; one goes up to Gokyo lake valley and one goes Everest Base camp via Tyangboche. It’s all downhill to Fungi Thanga. You ought to climb up once more for a couple of hours to Tyangboche after lunch at Fungi thanga. Tyangboche has a previous religious residence. It’s a well-liked religious monastery in this place. Monks live here most of the year praying twice in an exceedingly day. Thus you'll have an opportunity to examine this ceremony moreover. Of course, Tyangboche offers a wonderful view of Everest beautiful other mountains.

Day 7
Day 07: Trek to Dingboche 4,450m – 06 hrs

The morning starts at Tyangboche after your breakfast. It’s a small amount downhill to Deboche through the Rhododendron forest. It’s a cool place and simple to trek here. You’ll cross Dudh Koshi River before the ascent to Pangboche. Pangboche is another standard Sherpa village. Many Sherpa climbers from this village touched to the highest of world’s highest peak. You’ll follow the Dudh Koshi River continue for an entire day today. Take a lunch break at Somare then still Dingboche for an overnight stop.

Day 8
Day 08: Acclimatization day, climb on mountain or hike to Chhukung

Today, you've got another rest day/acclimatization day. You’ll climb to Nagarjuna peak for testing your trekking ability. Nagarjuna nearly 5,100m high, it's terribly steep up to climb. Try and climb it. It’d be easier to climb to base camp if you may climb this one. Otherwise, you might have a couple of hours hike to Chhukung village. This village is on the way to Island peak.

Day 9
Day 09: Trek to Lobuche 4,910m – 06 hrs

Morning walks lead way to Lobuche today. It’s a pleasant path, almost flat after a small amount a climb from Dingboche, however, it's already terribly high altitude areas. You’ll have a lunch break at Thukla/Dukla 4,630m. Now, it's steep up to the highest of the mountain. It’ll be very hard for trekkers however not an extended distance. You have to trek slowly-slowly. Drink a lot of water. Once you come across the highest of the mountain, you'll see several memorials of various mountaineers. The path is less complicated to Lobuche from this place however it's hard to walk because of altitude. Lobuche offers some lovely mountains view & cool temperature. Several trekkers’ criticism concerning altitude issues during this place, if you're obtaining AMS symptoms please talk to your guide. A bit headache, hard to fall in sleep is common at this altitude. Stay warm, stay safe.

Day 10
Day 10: Trek to Everest base camp via Gorakshep & back to Gorakshep for an overnight stop - 07 hrs

Today is a pleasant day for you. You’re planning to have world’s highest base camp. This is your final destination moreover. We have the dedication to bring you to base camp. This is your historical experience moreover.

You should wake up early in the morning. Have a hot cup of tea or perhaps some little breakfast too. Then begin your morning to trek up slowly –slowly. The first a part of the path is straightforward however hard to trek quick, actually, it's not suggested to walk quickly here. After walking for one hour, you ought to climb up to the mountain wherever the path is rough, some places ice mass too. It takes a couple of hours to reach in Gorakshep 5,180m. You’ll have tea break & leave your bag packs at Gorakshep and still base camp. You need to walk on the rough trail for a couple of hours to reach in base camp from Gorakshep.

You will have photo time, get pleasure from base camp, celebrate base camp and back to Gorakshep for an overnight stop. If you're not that tired you'll climb to Kalapathar to see sun setting view. Or climb in next early morning. Sun setting is usually recommended to see. You’ll have this view simply when half-hour of climbing. At night is additionally a bit hard for trekkers because of its altitude.

Day 11
Day 11: Trek down to Pheriche 4,210m – 06 hrs

After an incredible experience of Everest base camp, it's time to trek right down to Lukla. This morning starts with a breakfast. Then time to say goodbye to Everest base camp and Gorakshep. From Gorakshep, all downhill to Pheriche 4,210 for an overnight stop. Otherwise, you might have the alternative camp to stop. If you're not that tired you'll trek right down to Pangboche to stop for an overnight.

Day 12
Day 12: Trek to Namche Bazar – 07 hrs

The morning starts when breakfast. Currently, you ought to go down on a constant road you climbed up. You have to climb up a touch bit before Tyangboche however it's not a big deal when doing Everest base camp. From Tyangboche, you have to trek right down to Fungi Thanga on loose rocks trails that build your walk difficult. This place offers a lunch break. Here we have a tendency to maintain uphill once more way to Namche Bazar. You’ll have a cozy night at Namche Bazar. Get pleasure from Namche Bazar.

Day 13
Day 13: Trek to Lukla – 07 hrs

The morning starts with a delicious breakfast & walking downhill via a famous same higher bridge. Follow Dudh Koshi River, Jorsalle, Monjo, TokTok, Phakding, Ghat, Thadokoshi, Chaurikharka & Lukla. After having a final lunch at Fakding, it takes few hours to trek to Lukla. Ascent up before Lukla can cause you too terribly tired however finally, you'll be at Lukla for the last overnight on the mountain. It’s time to mention bye to your porter. Most of them come back to the airport to bring your backpack however formally, their duty is finished here.

Day 14
Day 14: Fly back to Kathmandu

Now time to mention bye Everest. Normally, you'll have morning flights to fly back to the national capital. It’s a short flight with mountain range views. You’ll have a free afternoon in Kathmandu. We are going to provide farewell dinner. Of course, would like to hear your every comment; positive & negative. Positive comments can build us energetic & negative comments can build us be practiced & lesson to try to advanced.

Day 15
Day 15: Departure from Kathmandu to home

We will be appreciative to supply our greatest service for your Everest base camp trek. We have a tendency to hope you'll bring a nice experience on this trip and you'll advocate individuals to travel Nepal for this excellent trip. We are going to forever welcome once more you, your family, relatives, & friends. We are going to bring you to the airport as per your flight time. We have a tendency to want you all the best.

Cost Inclusion

  • Airport picks up & drops
  • Kathmandu heritage sightseeing with monument fee
  • Tour guide
  • Transportation for sightseeing
  • Three-night hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast on twin sharing basis
  • Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flight tickets
  • Baggage allowance 10kg check-in & 5kg hand carry
  • Guide flight Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu
  • Lodge accommodation during the trekking
  • Meals: breakfast, Lunch, & dinner tea or coffee per meals only in trekking
  • Fresh fruits with dinner
  • National park permit
  • TIMS Card
  • Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality local permit
  • Trekking equipment: Down Jacket & four season sleeping bag
  • English speaking, government license holder trekking guide
  • Sherpa porter (food, accommodation, insurance, salary)
  • Water purification
  • Medical kits
  • Coordination for emergency cases
  • Farewell dinner at the reputable restaurant

Cost Exclusion

  • Nepal visa fee
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone bills, bar bills, chocolate, shower, WIFI etc
  • All types of soft & hard drinks
  • Tips to guide & porter
  • Extra nights in Kathmandu hotel in the case early returns
  • All things which are not mentioned in includes

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Price From USD 1,550 USD $ 1,475/person
Total $ 1,475 USD

Trip Facts

  • Private vehicle/Taxi/domestic flight
  • 2+
  • 5,545M