14 Days Everest Base Camp Trek

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“Everest Base Camp trek is the best sold and best trekking destination in Nepal”. This beautiful Everest Base Camp is located in the Khumbu region of Nepal in the lap of Mt. Everest. And more than 35,000 tourists visit this place in a year.

Combined with the unique culture & traditions of the Sherpa family & Natural beauty of Everest Base Camp, this trip is the best for adventure seekers. Similarly, the EBC trek is a moderate-level trek. However, don’t forget to check out the age limitation for the EBC trek if you want to visit it with your family.

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Also, you can check out the Hotel Thamel Park where you will be staying after your arrival in Kathmandu.

EBC Trek Details:

Everest Base Camp trek boasts the longest, spiritual, thrilling adventure and best-waymarked network of trekking trails. Being the popular treks in Nepal, here are some short details of Everest Base Camp for you:

Max Elevation:5,545mBest Time:Oct-Dec & Mar-June
Trekking Permits:National Park Permit, TIMS, Local PermitDomestic Flight:KTM/Ramechhap-Lukla-KTM/Ramechhap
Guide & Porter:ExperiencedHidden Charges:No

Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary:

Being the most popular trekking trail in the world, it is an ideal destination for all trekkers. Below is the detailed itinerary that is suited for all types of trekkers in the Everest Base Camp trek which I highly recommend. 

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu & Transfer to Hotel

Your Everest Base Camp trek starts as soon as you land in Nepal. At the airport, our Pristine Nepal representative will welcome you & transfer you to the hotel.

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You will be staying in a hotel in the Thamel area today which is the biggest and most popular marketplace for tourists. If you get extra time in Kathmandu due to early arrival then you can have a short visit to popular places inside the Thamel area. Also, you will meet the guide & other team members.

Tip: Re-check all the supplies you have brought with you or counsel your tour operator if you need anything. Also, there are many Nepali food markets inside the Thamel area that you can explore.

Day 2: Fly to Lukla & Trek to Phakding

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Today, you will enjoy a thrilling & scenic 35 minutes flight to Lukla from Kathmandu or Ramechhap according to the flight time given by Pristine Nepal Team. Upon landing at the airport you will meet our local porter for the trek.

From Lukla, your day kicks off with a short 3 hours trek to Phakding. Phakding is your first destination which is a small village in the Khumbu region located in the North of Lukla near Dudh Koshi river.

Trek duration: 3 hours
Accommodation: Tea House
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3: Trek to Namche Bazar from Phakding

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Early morning we will start the trek as soon as we have our breakfast in Phakding. Today you will enter the Sagarmatha National Park region, which is also one of the World Heritage sites. You will have lunch at Jorsalle which is the final village before reaching the Namche Bazar.
It will take a minimum of 6 hours to reach Namche Bazar. On the way, you will have your first glance at Mount Everest from a viewpoint before reaching Namche Bazar.

Trek duration: 6 hours
Accommodation: Tea House
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4: Acclimatization day | Visit Syangboche 3,800m for Mt. Everest View

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Acclimatization Day is most important for the trek. Today you can take a stroll to the Sherpa museum where you can explore the culture of Sherpa’s and the history of its lifestyle. Also, Namche Bazar is the biggest trading hub in the Khumbu region which have internet cafes, restaurants, government offices, ATMs,s and a cheap market from Friday evening to Saturday. Thus, it’s a luxury place to spend your acclimatization day on the Everest Base Camp trail.

If you are free and interested to have a short hike then there is Syangboche where Everest view hotel. Everest view hotel is one of the luxury hotels in the Khumbu region which gives a perfect view of Mount Everest.

Syangboche Trek Duration: 2 hours
Accommodation: Tea house
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5: Trek to Tyangboche

Tyangboche-Monastery-entrance

Tyangboche is the home of Monks where you can experience the cultures based on Tibetan culture. It’s a little steep ascents & descents when trekking to Tyangboche. However, due to the acclimatization day in Namche Bazar before, it will be no problem for you to walk steep ascents & descents. Still, walk slowly and drink lots of water to avoid any accidents or AMS.

Also, when trekking to Tyangboche, you will encounter lots of prayer flags along the way. Similarly, you will have an amazing landscapes view for photoshoots too. You will be surprised how your 6 hours of walk completed walking beside the majestic mountains.

After reaching Tyangboche, you will still have time to explore the Tyangboche Monastery. The place is so peaceful and spiritual that you will lose all your fatigue.

Trek Duration: 6 hours
Accommodation:
Tea House
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6: Trek to Dingboche

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Today we will trek through the most beautiful Rhododendron forest which is the national flower of Nepal. The trek is steep upward to Pangboche which is a Sherpa village and also the highest Sherpa settlement in the Khumbu region where many other trekkers rest.

As usual, we will start our trek as soon as we eat breakfast. Even though the trek duration to Dingboche is 5 hours, the steep upward trail makes it a little challenging. So, if we reach Dingboche soon then we can have lots of time to do many other activities.

Trek Duration: 5 hours
Accommodation: Tea House
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7: Acclimatization day and Sightseeing in Dingboche

Another acclimatization day in Dingboche (4,450m) which is the best place to rest and do many interesting activities. During acclimatization day in Dingboche, you can either climb Nangkartshang Peak or explore Dingboche.

Nangkartshang Peak is terribly steep upward to climb however the best place to enjoy the view of majestic mountains. You will not regret hiking to Nangkartshang peak.

The main objective of today’s acclimatization day is to make you ready for the big day.

Nangkasrtshang Hike Duration: 5 hours
Accommodation: Tea House
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 8: Trek to Lobuche

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After a second acclimatization day in Dingboche, you will be almost ready for Everest Base Camp. Trekking to Lobuche will be easy as pie if you have climbed to Nangkartshang peak. Similarly, today will be a long walk from Dingboche to Lobuche which will take up to 5/6 hours. That is why we will walk early in the morning after having breakfast. You’ll have a lunch break at Thukla/Dukla at 4,630m altitude.

Trek Duration: 6 hours
Accommodation: Tea House
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 9: Trek to Everest Base Camp & back to Gorakshep

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Today, after breakfast in Lobuche, we will head to Gorakshep which will only take 3 hours minimum to reach. After putting all your luggage in Gorakshep, you will then walk a minimum of 2 hours to reach Everest Base Camp.

Note=Most people get confused in Everest Base Camp about whether Mount Everest can be seen or not. However, you will not see Mount Everest from Everest Base Camp.)

Trek Duration: 7 hours
Accommodation: Tea House
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 10: Hike to Kalapathar and Trek down to Pheriche

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After a tremendous experience in Everest base camp, it’s time to trek back to Lukla. But wait there’s more! We will head down to Kalapatthar-the best viewpoint of the entire Mount Everest massif. After that, we will head downhill all the way to Pheriche 4,200m. If you can walk further then you can head down to Pangboche too.

Trek Duration: 8 hours
Accommodation: Tea House
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 11: Trek to Namche Bazar

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You will be amazed by how easy it is to head back to Namche Bazar. You will be full of energy again because you will have no problem breathing as you ascend down to 3,440m. If you were having sleep disorder at a higher altitude then get to bed early as you will have sound sleep here.

Trek Duration: 7 hours
Accommodation: Tea House
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 12: Trek to Lukla

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Today is the last day in the Everest region after accomplishing the EBC trek. Now all the things will be your beautiful memory so don’t forget to enjoy the last day also. You will stay your last stay in Lukla.

Trek Duration: 7 hours
Accommodation: Tea House
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 13: Fly back to Kathmandu

Early morning after a delicious breakfast you will fly back to Kathmandu. After your arrival, our team will come to pick you up. Similarly, we always organize a farewell dinner for the groups in a popular restaurant.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 14: Departure from Kathmandu to home

Today you will be transferred to the international airport approximately three hours before your scheduled flight by one of our representatives. It may be the departure day but we will be in touch with you from time to time.

What are the inclusion and exclusion of Everest Base Camp Trek?

Before booking your trek, do check Everest Base Camp trek all-inclusive & exclusive. The price of your Everest Base Camp trek includes:

Inclusion of Everest Base Camp trek:

  • Airport picks up and drops (4 airport transfers, 2 for domestic flights, and 2 for international flights)
  • Two-night hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast on the basis of twin sharing (Hotel Thamel Park or Similar)
  • Kathmandu/Ramechhap-Lukla-Ramechhap/Kathmandu domestic flight (10kg luggage & 5 kg Handcarry)
  • Trekking guide flight
  • Trekking guide (Including salary, food, equipment & insurance)
  • Porter (Including salary, food, insurance & weight restriction up to 20 kg only)
  • One porter for two trekkers (Usually Porters will be from Lukla)
  • Lodge accommodation during the trekking {5 nights with attached bathroom at Lukla-1 night, Phakding-1 night & Namche Bazar-3 night and 6-night normal room} *normally room is on the basis of twin sharing*
  • Meals on Full Board (Breakfast, lunch, and dinner at tea houses)
  • Seasonal fruits with dinner
  • Water purification
  • National park entrance fee
  • Local rural municipality entrance fee
  • TIMS Card
  • Sleeping-Bag & Down-Jacket (To be returned)
  • Trekking Map
  • Wi-Fi 10-GB internet data
  • Pristine Nepal Trek Duffle-Bag for Trekking
  • Pristine Nepal Trek T-Shirt as a souvenir
  • All paper works
  • Free coordination in emergency cases
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu

The following services are not included in the Everest Base Camp trek:

Exclusion of Everest Base Camp Trek:

  • Nepal visa fee
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips to guide and porter
  • Personal expenses: such as laundry, hot shower, all drinks, snacks & Desert
  • Extra nightstay incase of early return from trekking

For full details about the cost, check out “Everest Base Camp Trek Cost | Complete breakdown”.

Things To Pack For Everest Base Camp Trek:

Here are the essentials gears you need to pack for your Everest Base Camp Trek:

Daypack
Hiking pantsWaterproof jacketFull – sleeves shirt
Trekking boots (waterproof is recommended)Jumper or pile jacketT-shirtsCamp shoes or Sandal
Sun hatPolypropylene/wool socksLight cotton socks for under wool socksWoolen socks to wear with boots
BeanieGlovesSunblock for lipsSun lotion
Goggles or sunglassesThermal Long underwearInsulated pantsNylon windbreaker
Nylon wind pantsWater bottleSewing kitMedical & first aid kit
FlashlightBatteries and bulbsSwiss army knifePersonal toiletries and medication that should be labeled

Everest Base Camp Trail Map:

Kathmandu is the starting point as well as the ending point for the Everest Base Camp trek. The EBC map is designed according to the itinerary. Some popular mountains are also listed on the map for easy reading.

Everest-Base-Camp-Trek-Map-Guide

How to prepare for the Everest Base Camp Trek?

There is two effective way to prepare for Everest Base Camp trek-Training and Guide. Training for Everest Base Camp includes building your stamina whereas Guide for Everest Base Camp means getting the top-notch tips from professionals.

To make it easy to understand, I will only highlight the main points to prepare for the Everest Base Camp trek.

a) Preparing EBC trek by Training:

Training for Everest Base Camp means building your stamina. Without any stamina to walk further, you will never complete your EBC journey. Thus, here are some exercises that you can try to prepare for the EBC trek:

  • Short hiking
  • Cardio Exercise
  • Cycling
  • Jogging
  • Running

If you want detailed information about how you can maximize your stamina then check our “How to train for EBC trek for beginners” guide.

b) Preparing EBC trek with tips:

If you are like me who always seek information before heading to the destination then the idea of “50 best tips for EBC” may sound awesome. Why not right? It’s all for success. However, I will only point out the best and most used tips among those 50 tips.

Here are the most used tips in Everest Base Camp Trek:

  • Always walk slowly & Be hydrated
  • Bring Extra Nepalese currency with you in trekking
  • Pack your backpack light & important gears only
  • Avoid any hard drinks during the trekking
  • Choose the best time to trek Everest Base Camp
  • Always start your trek early

All pros and beginners follow these tips. If you are new to trekking then you might also like “Top 7 beginners tips for 2022”

How to get Visa on Arrival in Nepal?

1st Step
-Get the “Arrival Card” and Fill it
-Fill in the Online ‘Tourist Visa ‘form ( you can fill it up prior to your arrival by visiting the official website of the Department of Immigration / fill it up using Kiosk machines upon your arrival at the airport). If you fill it in from the website, you will get a submission Receipt with a barcode, please print it out and bring it along for acquiring a visa. It works for fifteen days and becomes invalid then after. If so, you will have to fill it up again.

2nd Step
-Make payment at the bank according to your visa requirement ( 15/30/90 Days)
-Get the receipt
-While you can use different modes of payments (at the visa fees collection counter), we advise you to carry some cash to be on the safe side.

On Arrival Visa Fee

15 Days – 30 USD

30 Days – 50 USD

90 Days – 125 USD

3rd Step
-Proceed to the Immigration Desk with your online form, payment receipts, and your passport
-Hand in your documents to the immigration officer for visa processing. He/she issues visa to you upon his/her satisfaction.

What is the price for the group trekking? Will I get discount in Group trekking?

If the group size is more than 3- 6 then you will get extra discount up to 5% even more. And if your group size is more than 6-12 then you will get up to 10% more.

How it works?

Your money will be utilized for renting equipment’s to trek in Everest Base Camp, Guide fee, Porter Charge, National park entrance fee, rural municipality entrance fee, transportation fee, domestic flight ticket to Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu, food, and accommodation during the trekking, hotel, and breakfast in Kathmandu.

When can I book my trip for Mount Everest Trek?

Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November) are the best time for the Everest base camp trek. It means this time will be very busy. So book your trip at least three to six months before your trek.
Except for a fixed date, it can be organized any time of year as per your request.

Can I book my trip at the time of June-Aug?

Yes, you can do it even in June-Aug too but you will need extra days just for incase if anything happens because this is monsoon season. The domestic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu can be delayed due to bad weather. Normally, weather on high altitude area is fine at this time.

Can I customize my trip?

Of course, you can customize the trip but the trip should not be less than 14 days and it should not include any harm to the reputation of the company. If you need any help then you can send us an email.

Are there any hidden charges or additional costs?

No, there is no any hidden charges for what we have provided facilities. But if you used the horse for riding, helicopter instead of flying domestic flight, using five-star accommodation in Katmandu, that is your own cost.

Is there an Age limit to trek in Everest Base Camp?

Yes, people as young as Seven and old as 70 have successfully completed the trek. But it doesn’t mean everyone can do, especially if your children have never done any hiking in high altitude before, you can’t bring them just for their safety.

Which Package will be the best for my children?

Ghorepani Poon Hill trek and Chitwan jungle safari will be fine for children. Check these trips on our homepage.

What should I bring for trekking in Everest Base Camp?

Checklist:
• Daypack
• Hiking pants
• Waterproof jacket
• Full – sleeves shirt
• Jumper or pile jacket
• T-shirts
• Trekking boots (waterproof is recommended)
• Camp shoes or Sandal
• Polypropylene/wool socks
• Light cotton socks for under wool socks
• Woolen socks to wear with boots
• Sun hat
• Beanie
• Gloves
• Sunblock for lips
• Sun lotion
• Goggles or sunglasses
• Thermal Long underwear
• Insulated pants
• Nylon windbreaker
• Nylon wind pants
• Water bottle
• Sewing kit
• Medical & first aid kit
• Flashlight
• Batteries and bulbs
• Swiss army knife
• Personal towel
• Personal toiletries and medication which should be labeled

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

14 Days Everest Base Camp Trek
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