Everest Base Camp Trek: See the Majestic Mt. Everest

14 Days
  • Bus, Airlines
  • 3 Stars Hotels/ Tea House
  • 5,416 metres
  • Kathmandu
  • Feb, Mar, Apr & May
  • Trekking
  • All meals during the trek
  • English
  • Easy to Moderate
  • minimum 02 Pax
  • 12
  • 65


Take a step  on an extraordinary adventure with the Everest Base Camp trek, a premier hiking experience that immerses you in the breathtaking surroundings of the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest. This expedition unveils the splendor of towering mountains, awe-inspiring glaciers, the unique culture of the Sherpas, and the distinctive landscapes of the Himalayan region, showcasing its endangered flora and fauna.

Commencing with a sensational 40-minute mountain flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, the gateway to this unparalleled journey, the trek unfolds along an ascending path to the Sherpa capital of Namche Bazaar, tracing the Dudh Koshi River valley with panoramic views of Thamserku and Kusum Kangaru peaks. The trek to Namche Bazaar takes approximately two days, allowing for a crucial day of acclimatization to mitigate the effects of Altitude Health problems (AMS). Subsequently, trekkers advance for another two days to Dingboche (Alt. 4,260 m/13,980ft), where an additional day is dedicated to acclimatization.

The journey continues for two more days, leading to Everest Base Camp via Gorakshep, the flat field below Kala Patthar and Mt. Pumori. A visit to the south base camp of Mount Everest is followed by a hike to the summit of Kala Patthar (Alt. 5555m/18225ft), a black rock near Gorakshep, providing an unparalleled 360-degree panorama of the world’s tallest peaks, including Mount Everest, Mount Lhotse, Mount Pumori, Mount Lobuche, Mount Nuptse, and others. From this vantage point, the true magnitude of Everest becomes vividly apparent, with the entire south face of the mountain visible.

The return trek retraces the steps through Lukla, passing through Pheriche, Pangboche, Tengboche, Namche, and Phakding. The trek concludes in Lukla, and the following morning, a flight takes you back to Kathmandu. The journey culminates with a delightful sightseeing tour of the world heritage sites in the Kathmandu Valley, complemented by a farewell dinner at an authentic Nepali restaurant featuring live cultural dances. This meticulously planned program ensures a comprehensive and unforgettable exploration of the Everest region.

Everest Base Camp Trek Cost

Experience the Everest Base Camp Trek with the utmost professionalism and expertise through Ambassador Himalaya Treks and Expedition, a renowned operator led by local experts and Sherpas of Nepal. Our exclusive Everest Base Camp trek package is priced at USD …. Per Person for a group of two individuals on a private tour basis. Solo trekkers are offered a separate special price for this remarkable journey.

The comprehensive 14-day Everest Base Camp Trek package covers accommodation at each location, provision of food during the trek, the guidance of a highly experienced trekking guide, necessary trekking permits, round-trip domestic air tickets, airport transfers, and all applicable local taxes.

In addition to our packaged offerings, we extend a range of individual services, including the hire of mountain guides and porters, assistance with internal flight bookings for Kathmandu-Lukla flight tickets, and hotel reservations. We assure the best rates for these individual services, and interested parties are invited to contact us directly for detailed pricing information.

Optimal Timing for Everest Base Camp Trek

Embarking on the Everest Base Camp Trek is most rewarding during the months of September, October, November, March, April, and May. While it is technically feasible to trek year-round, the aforementioned months offer ideal conditions. During this period, the weather is favorable, featuring clear skies and bearable temperatures at higher altitudes.


In contrast, winter and monsoon months present challenges. Flights are frequently canceled in winter due to poor visibility at the Lukla airstrip, a critical gateway for trekking to Everest Base Camp. Additionally, the cold temperatures, particularly after sunset, pose a significant obstacle for trekkers during the winter months.

The departure date for the Everest Base Camp Trek (EBC Trekking) is flexible, allowing you to choose a date that suits your preference. Our EBC trekking expeditions are meticulously organized on a private tour basis, ensuring a personalized and tailored experience for every participant.

Everest Base Camp Trek: Detailed Information on Hiking Distance and Elevatio

Hiking Distance:

Embark on a remarkable journey from Lukla, the starting point of the Everest Base Camp Trek, covering a total distance of approximately 130 kilometers or 81 miles. This incredible trek spans over 11 days, during which participants traverse an average of 12 kilometers or 7 miles daily. The terrain varies, presenting a mix of gradual ascents on rocky paths and descents. This carefully planned itinerary ensures an enriching experience, allowing trekkers to absorb the breathtaking landscapes at a comfortable pace.

Elevation of Everest Base Camp Trek:

Commencing from Lukla at an elevation of 2804 meters or 9199 feet, participants progressively ascend throughout the journey, gaining elevation ranging from 400 to 800 meters each day. Recognizing the potential challenges posed by high altitudes, the itinerary strategically incorporates acclimatization days in Namche Bazaar and Dingboche. These breaks serve to acclimate trekkers to the elevations, prioritizing their safety and well-being.

The pinnacle of the Everest Base Camp Trek is Kala Patthar, situated near Everest Base Camp, reaching an impressive height of 5555 meters or 18225 feet. This vantage point offers an unparalleled panoramic view, making it the premier spot to admire the majestic Mount Everest and its surrounding peaks. Experience the culmination of the trek at Kala Patthar, where nature’s grandeur unfolds against the backdrop of one of the world’s most iconic mountain landscapes.


  • Trek to the world-famous Everest Base Camp
  • Enjoy the amazing view of the Himalayas from Kala Patthar
  • Travel through the Sherpa villages of Namche, Khumjung, Khunde, and Dingboche
  • Visit Tengboche the biggest and oldest monastery n the region.


Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, our dedicated tour officer will be present to greet you. You will easily identify them by the prominently displayed placard bearing your name outside the airport terminal. A warm welcome awaits you with a traditional garland, and you will be escorted to your designated hotel in a private tourist vehicle. At the hotel, the officer will assist you with the check-in process and conduct a pre-trip meeting. This meeting will provide an overview of the entire program, introduce your guide, and address any questions or concerns you may have. Please take this opportunity to settle any outstanding balances and submit a legible copy of your travel insurance policy. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Early in the morning, our guide will pick you up from the hotel and escort you to the domestic terminal at Kathmandu airport. Boarding a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, you will be treated to breathtaking views of the Himalayas during the 40-minute journey. Upon landing at Tenzing-Hilary Airport, you will meet your porter who will handle your luggage. The trek begins with a three-hour walk, starting with a descent past a ceremonial gatehouse (Kani), followed by a gentle trail above Kyangma village. En route, you'll pass through Cheplung village, cross a suspension bridge, and climb to Phakding. The day concludes with an overnight stay at a mountain lodge.

After breakfast, continue trekking along the Dudh Koshi River, passing through picturesque villages and enjoying views of Thamserku peak (6608m). The trail climbs steeply, leading to Benkar and crossing the Dudh Koshi River over a suspension bridge. The journey proceeds through Monjo village, where a checkpoint for Sagarmatha National Park is located. After crossing another suspension bridge, the trail ascends through dense pine forests, eventually reaching Namche Bazaar. Overnight stay at a mountain lodge.

Take a day to acclimatize at Namche Bazaar and minimize the risk of Altitude Sickness. You can still explore by hiking to Shyangboche, crossing a grass airstrip, and heading towards the Everest View Hotel. Enjoy stunning views of Mt. Everest and neighboring peaks. Continue walking to Khumjung, the largest Sherpa village in the Everest region, and visit Khumjung Gompa, home to the reputed Yeti Skull. Return to Namche Bazaar and consider a visit to the Sagarmatha National Park Visitor Center. Overnight stay at a mountain lodge.

Following breakfast, the trek starts with a view over Thamserku, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, and Everest from a viewpoint near Chhorkung. The trail then descends to Kyangjuma, reaching a trail junction at Sanasa. Continue towards Tengboche, passing through Lawichasa, Tashinga, and Phunki Thenga. After crossing a bridge, a sustained climb through rhododendron forests leads to Tengboche. The highlight is Tengboche Gompa, featuring intricate wall hangings, a 20-foot Buddha sculpture, and the belongings of the Lamas. Overnight stay at a mountain lodge.

Embark on day six with an invigorating trek through coniferous and rhododendron forests. The trail takes you to Debuche and continues through rhododendron forests to Milinggo. Descend steeply to cross the suspension bridge over Imja Khola, where a breathtaking photo opportunity of the Stupa with the towering Ama Dablam awaits. Progress to Pangboche, and as you leave the village, the trail ascends above the tree line into the arid expanse of alpine meadows. Following the path of Imja Khola, pass through Shomare and Orsho, with the trail diverging after Orsho. Opt for the lower path along the west bank of Imja Khola, leading to Dingboche. Enjoy panoramic views of Island Peak, Peak 38, and Lhotse from Dingboche. Overnight at a mountain lodge.

Spend a day acclimatizing in Dingboche, starting with a refreshing breakfast against the backdrop of Ama Dablam. Follow our guide on a short walk to Nangkartshang Gompa, a Buddhist monastery perched 400 m above Dingboche. Marvel at views of Makalu, the fifth highest mountain globally, as well as Mt. Lhotse and Mt. Cho Oyu. Return to Dingboche for relaxation. Overnight at a mountain lodge.

Begin the trek from Dingboche, climbing slowly along the ridge through Dusa village. Marvel at spectacular views of Taboche, Cholatse, Ama Dablam, and Kantega. Descend to a glacial stream and rise to Dughla, then navigate the gravelly terminal moraine of the Khumbu glacier. Pass memorials to lost climbers and Sherpas, enjoying impressive views of Pumori, Lingtren, Khumbutse, Changtse, Nuptse, and Lhotse. Follow the trail ascending north over the loose moraine to reach Lobuche. Overnight at a mountain lodge.

Embark on the trek to Everest Base Camp, navigating a narrow gap between the glacial moraine and the mountain wall. Pass the Italian Pyramid and witness the ever-changing trail along the moraine. Enjoy the first views of Kalapathar as you climb. Continue to Gorak Shep and onward to Everest Base Camp, situated at the bottom of the Khumbu Icefall at 5365m. Return to Gorak Shep for the night. Overnight at a mountain lodge.

Commence the day with an early morning hike to Kalapathar, offering a 360-degree panorama of Himalayan giants. Enjoy breathtaking views of Pumori, Lobuche, Nuptse, Lhotse, and Everest. After descending, trek to Pheriche, retracing steps along the Khumbu glacier moraine. Overnight at a mountain lodge.

Descend to the valley of Orsho, follow the west bank of Imja Khola to Shomare, Pangboche, and then retrace your steps through Debuche and Tengboche. Descend to Phunki Thenga, climb the ridge towards Namche Bazaar, and overnight at a mountain lodge.

Descend steeply from Namche Bazaar, cross a high suspension bridge, and traverse through Josale, Monjo, Benkar, and Phakding to Lukla. Celebrate the trek's completion with the guide and crew. Overnight at a mountain lodge.

In the early morning, transfer to Tenzing-Hillary airport for a scenic flight to Kathmandu. Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel. Enjoy leisure time, perhaps with a hot shower or spa for relaxation. Overnight at the hotel.

The trip concludes, and our tour officer will transfer you to Kathmandu International Airport for your departure from Nepal.


The Cost Includes

  • 3-star hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu on BB plan, on twin sharing .
  • Accommodation in Tea-house during the trek.
  • Three times Meals During the trek (Breakfast, lunch, and Dinner)
  • Arrival and departure by private vehicle
  • Transportation from Kathmandu- Ramachap- Kathmandu by tourist bus.
  • Domestics Air Fear from Ramachap-Lukla- Ramachap
  • TIMS Card/ National Park entry fee/Other Permits.
  • All the Gov. and Local taxes as applicable.
  • An experienced government-certified English-speaking trekking guide and a porter to carry luggage. The porter ratio is 1 porter for every 2 trekkers.
  • A comprehensive medical kit for any necessary medical assistance during the trek.
  • Staff costs include their salary, insurance, and allowance. Group medical kit box carried by Trekking Guide (Diamox and First Aid Medicine).
  • Farwell dinner at typical Nepalis restaurant with local cousin and cultural performance.
  • Spa Refreshment after Adventure

The Cost Excludes

  • International Travel insurance (Travel insurance must cover helicopter rescue in case of uncertain circumstance)
  • All personal belongings expense.
  • Tipping for the Trekking Guide and Potter.
  • Trip extension incase on unfortunate circumstance.
  • Trip cancelation Charges.


How fit do I need to be to do this trek?

Everest Base Camp is a moderately difficult trekking route. So any fit person can do this trek, even if you do not have any previous experience. You should be aware of what to expect and mentally prepare for it. Then, as long as you will too, you can.

How long do we walk every day when doing Everest Base Camp trekking?

On average, you walk about 5 to 6 hours per day. One or two days can be as less as 3 hrs and one or two days can be as long as 7hrs.

What is the highest altitude reached in this trek?

The highest altitude reached is 5555 m. This is the elevation of Kalapatther . Kalapatther is the highest we will climb in this trek.

What about battery charging and hot shower facilities?

Yes, you can charge batteries en route. Charger should be brought. There are hot shower facilities as well. You may have to pay a certain amount for both ($1-$4). Negotiate. Also, a hot water facility could be free at a lower elevation.

Are there ATMs on the way to Everest Base Camp?

No. There are no ATMs on this trek route. You will have to draw enough cash in Kathmandu, lukala or Namcha Bazar. There are a number of ATMs in these destination. Everything is paid in Nepali rupees. So money should be exchanged before the start of the trek.

What about internet access?

Yes. The Internet can be accessed in most places by charging additional cost. Sometimes, there might be some technical problems. The Internet in Nepal is not as fast as you are used to and at times you can just lose connection.

Is it necessary to hire Guides/trekking agency for Everest Base Camp trekking?

Not really. It depends on you. If you want, EBC trekking can be done independently. You could hire a guide and a porter by yourself instead of going through an agency or not hire a guide at all. Although, not having a guide can be a little problematic during the Trekking.

It really depends on you. Is it your first time in Nepal? How confident are you of being able to find your way around? How pressed on time are you? If you go through an agency, it will be costlier but everything will be planned. You will only have to come, trek and return.

How much do guides and porters cost?

For the Everest region, pay for guides range from $25 to $35 per day and porters take $20 to $25 per day. Cost is deferent according to the experience and how professionals is he/ she,


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