3 Days Everest Base Camp Trek

  • 3 Days
Price per personUS$1789
We Offer Group Price
No. of peoplePrice P.P
1 - 1 US$ 4199
2 - 2 US$ 2750
2 - 5 US$ 1999
6 - 10 US$ 1789
22 July, 2024
$4199 x 1 guests:

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  • Trip Duration3 Days
  • Difficulty LevelEasy-Moderate
  • Best SeasonAll the time around
  • Max Altitude5545 m


Our 3 Days Everest Base Camp trek itinerary is a direct approach to the foot of the world's highest mountain – Mt. Everest (8848.86 m).

The Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the most stimulating adventure trekking experiences for mountain lovers as it ultimately takes you to the base camp of Mount Everest situated at an altitude of 5354 meters and Kalapathar which lies at an altitude of 5545 meters above sea level.

However, what makes this trek more attractive are the trails used by famous climbers in the years gone by.

Our short excursion Everest base camp 3 days is designed for those mountain lovers who are planning to trek in the Himalayas for a short time-bound, this trek is doable for anyone without any physical preparations, one of the easiest treks in the Everest region.

3 days easy trek might be sweet of cake for those who love to see the Himalayas like mount Everest within just 3 days by following the magnificent villages of historic Sherpa villages and learning their unique lifestyle in the mountains.

Don’t you have 8 days or 12 days for the Everest base camp trek? Then no worries, you have come to the right place where thousands of travelers have had an authentic experience with local tour advisors like an Alpine Ramble organizing this trek successfully for almost 2 decades.

During this tour by Alpine Ramble, you will not be part of these majestic mountains in the world’s highest mountain region of Khumbu but you will also be part of the distinct culture of the Sherpa people and a wide range of flora and fauna.

Our 3 Days Everest Base Camp journey starts up in the hustling and bustling capital city of Kathmandu with a short but scenic mountain flight out to Lukla- a town of the Sherpa people.

Furthermore, you will be walking through the beautiful local villages of Phakding, Ghat, Monjo, and Namche with fantastic views of the mountains, cross the gorgeous waterfalls, suspension bridges, wheeled Mani walls, and wave to another new trekking follows along the way. 

As we reach Namche, we have time to explore a time to see the beautiful sights of monasteries, museums, and art galleries, and the next day we hike for one and a half hours on our final hike to Everest View Lodge from where we take our outstanding mountain flight tour to Everest Base Camp,

A helicopter will land for a short time for you to enjoy these fantastic 360- degree mountain vistas including Mount Everest and many other peaks. Fly from Base camp or Kalapathar to Lukla takes an hour.

During this dramatic flight, you have a chance to take pictures of these untouchable mountains from s very close distance. 


  • An exciting Ascend to Namche Bazzar- A capital of the Khumbu region
  • Enjoy the breathtaking close-up views of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and other famous peaks.
  • Hike to Everest View Lodge for the panoramic mountains views
  • Spend your quality time with the locals and interact with the people where you get to learn about the interesting culture, lifestyle, and traditions in this region.
  • Explore the historical Monasteries, museums, art-houses and local towns


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Early in the morning, you will be greeted by our guide at the hotel and transferred to the airport for the short scenic flight to Lukla. During the flight, you will be surprised by some of the dazzling views of the Himalayas including Mt. Everest. While at the Lukla, you are warmly welcomed by our staff and get ready for a short Hike toward Phakding.  We walk on a trail that gradually descends to Cheplung village from where we get a glimpse of Mt. Khumbila, a sacred mountain that has never been climbed. From here, we gradually descend to Phakding. Overnight in Phakding.

  • Flight: 35 Minutes
  • Travel Distance: 8 Km
  • Hiking: 3-4 Hrs
  • Max. Altitude: 2,800m/9,187ft
  • Accommodation: Guest House/ Trekking lodge
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner (Fully covered)

    The second is quite a bit longer than it is on our first day of the hike, our trail today passes through a pine forest and we continue our walk on the trail that goes north up the Benkar valley on the river side of Dudh Koshi River and pass Chumoa and Monjo villages before reaching the entrance of the Everest National Park.

    Crossing a suspension bridge, also known as a Hillary bridge over the Bhotekosi river alongside the Dudkoshi river, then our trail will be climbing for another one and a half hours to get to the Namche Bazar.  On a clear day, we will enjoy the magnificent mountain views of the Himalayas from Namche Bazaar, this is the day to witness the first view of Mt. Everest. Overnight in Namche Bazaar.

    • Travel Distance: 8 Km
    • Hiking: 5-6 Hrs
    • Max. Altitude3,438m/11,280ft
    • Accommodation: Guest House/ Trekking lodge
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner (Fully covered)

      Today is the exciting day of the trek, we have a short pleasant hike to Everest view lodge, and 2 hours of hiking to reach this beautiful place to witness 360-degree panoramic views of the majestic Himalayan range from here. After a short hike, we will be picked up by our helicopter and takes us to the Everest Base camp and back to Lukla. During the flight to and from Everest base camp and Kalapataher, you will be rewarded with the most stunning views of the Himalayas like Everest, Lhotse, and Nuptse, Ama-Dublom, and many more. The helicopter tour itself was an amazing experience, especially flying over the Himalayas like Everest. The views from the flight are spectacular, you will feel to touch these miracle mountains in every bit of your flying. Finally, we land back at Lukla airport and stay overnight at Lukla or flight back to Kathmandu on the same day if the flight is available. 

      • Flight: 15-40m
      • Hiking: 2 Hrs
      • Max. Altitude : 2,800m/9,187ft
      • Accommodation: Guest House/ Trekking lodge
      • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner (Fully covered)

        Trip inclusion

        • International Airport- Hotel- Airport pick up and drop off by private car/Jeep/ Hiace.
        • Meals on a full-board basis (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner/ the main course) during the trek in the mountain.
        • Alpine Ramble’s experienced, government-licensed, English-speaking trekking guide.
        • All salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport, and insurance for the guide.
        • All necessary papers including Everest national park permit and TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System) 
        • Trekking equipment such as the Sleeping bag, and down jacket on request (optional)
        • Trekking lodges (Tea House) throughout the trek 
        • Assistant guide for the group 6 or above
        • A helicopter from Lukla to Base camp and back to Lukla
        • Airfare from Kathmandu – Lukla - Kathmandu including airport departure tax in the both Kathmandu and Lukla airport
        • Supplementary snacks: energy bar, crackers, and cookies, etc.
        • Seasonal fresh fruits desert every evening after dinner.
        • Appreciation of certificate after the successful trek.
        • Farewell Dinner at a typical Nepalese restaurant with traditional music and dance
        • Alpine Ramble’s complimentary free T-shirt/  route map and a duffel bag (if required)
        • Oximeter to measure your oxygen and Pulse level during the trek in the mountain, it’s very useful for all the trekkers to be aware of the high altitude sickness.
        • Compressive first aid box (Guide will carry it throughout the trek).
        • Emergency rescue operation assistance in arranging in case of complex health condition (funded by your Travel Insurance)
        • All government, Local taxes/ Vat, and official Expenses
        • Nepal entry visa fees (you can easily issue the visa on arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu). $25 USD for 15 days Visa.
        • Extra accommodation and meals behind schedule (Foods and accommodations before and after the trek) 
        • All kinds of beverages (tea/coffee, coke, beers, water, etc).
        • Additional cost by out of management control due to the landscape, weather condition, illness, change of government policies, strikes, and physical condition, etc.
        • Surplus luggage charges for domestic airport
        • Personal expenses such as snacks, laundry, telephone, WIFI, hot shower, etc at tea houses on a trek.
        • Travel insurance has to cover emergency rescue evacuation from high-altitude up to 5000 m.
        • Personal trekking equipment for this trek 
        • Gratitudes to the guides and porters (Recommended by Nepali culture )
        • Any other expenses that are not mentioned in the Price Include section of this trek.

        Trip Info


        Food on the Everest trekking route has a pretty wide selection of food items on the tea houses/ trekking lodges menus which are originated and prepared by the local community, the most common meals of the region are as given below.

        Common Breakfast options - Tibetan Breads (a fried bread in oil, it’s also named Gurung bread in the Annapurna area), Chapati with Cheese (dry bread- a local wheat bread), Oatmeal, French toast with jam, honey, and peanut butter, Corn Flakes, Hashed brown, fried, Scrambles and boiled eggs, pancakes, porridge with milk, Muesli, Vegetable items and any kind of hot drinks are available except espresso, Americano

        Common Lunch options – different variety of Thukpa (noodle soup), Dahl and Bhat (Nepalese local meal), Momos ( dumplings), Tibetan / chapatti bread, Macroni, Spaghetti, Sherpa Stew, a variety of soups, steaks, potatoes items, Sandwiches, Pizza, rice with curry, spring rolls, burgers and Pizza, yak steak and desserts items.

        Common Dinner options- Momos (dumplings) different verity of Thukpa (noodle soup), Dahl and Bhat (Nepalese local meal), Tibetan / chapatti bread, Macroni, Spaghetti, Sherpa Stew, a variety of soups, steaks, potatoes items, Sandwiches, Pizza, rice with curry, spring rolls, Raman soups, burgers and Pizza, yak steak, desserts items, hot and cold drinks are available on the menus on tea house, the menu’s selected meals are fresh and healthy with hygienic specialists by the mountain for the mountain trekkers.

        At the tea houses, the menu has plenty of non-veg items mentioned but officially any of the meats are not on our list of recommendations because the meat in the mountain such as in the high areas is not sanitary and healthy. However, we would like to persuade you to avoid taking meat, Alcoholic drinks, and smoking.

        Deseret and Snack options,- Rice Pudding, Apple pie, fruit snicker/ mars bar, popcorn, cake, pastries, etc.

        Hot Drink options – Varieties of hot drinks like black/milk coffees, black/mint/ginger/Green/ lemon honey teas, hot chocolates, hot mango juice, hot oranges juice, hot pineapple juice, etc.)


        The water on a trek is available at every trekking lodge or shopping shop along the way, buying a regular bottle of mineral water costs 1-3 USD per litter. Everest region has plenty of water sources to get the water as you can also refill the water from random taps or water sources, refilling waters from any of those sources is potable but it will be fine to drink with a Lifetraw or use the water purification pills – at least 2-4 L water per day is recommended to drink that keeps you hydrated.


        Accommodations on the mountain are simple in tea hoses/ Trekking Lodges. The rooms come usually in double occupancy with a wooden bed, blankets, mattresses, pillows, and attached bathrooms (not everywhere), and the view is spectacular from the rooms of mountain tea houses. Likewise, single rooms are available they will be provided for solo female travelers.

        We will ensure and accommodate you to the best available tea houses with great views of the mountain and sceneries during the trek

        NOTE: Kathmandu has a large range of luxury stars hotel offers to select for your stay. However, we will also be pleased to be part of this help to make the reservations for the 4 50 5 starts hotel booking as well on request.

        BEST TIME

        Choose the best month for your remarkable trekking experience of a lifetime! Nepal has five seasons like many other countries; spring, Summer, Monsoon, Autumn, and Winter. Among all these seasons there is mainly two distinct trekking season for Everest Base Camp or any region treks in Nepal which are autumn and spring.

        Spring (Pre-monsoon) – Spring includes Feb, March, April, and May, the weather in this month is largely stable and dry with a moderate climate. This time of the year is fairly perfect for trekking in the Everest region offers a crystal clear view of the mountains and sceneries every day, the Temperature can reach up to 15- 20 degrees Celsius in the daytime and the temperature at the nighttime can drop down to - 8/12 degrees Celsius. The spring welcomes thousands of flora and vegetation that make the trek more beautiful and enjoyable in Nepal.

        Autumn (Post monsoon)- Autumn is another great season for trekking on Everest Base Camp, Autumn includes the months of September, October, November, and December. During the autumn, the temperatures should be rated as between 14-20 degrees in the daytime, and nighttime can decrease to -5/10 degrees Celsius, it’s great for trekking.



        This trek is a guided trip and you will be accompanied by one of the experienced and friendly trekking guides/ Sherpa who originally come from the mountain (same region) of Nepal, the guide will be carrying all the essentials equipment with a first aid kit for safety reasons; we would like you to take some of your own personal mediation on this trek. However, in emergency cases, if our clients have any trouble with mountain sickness or any unforeseen circumstances then we will always be standing by to send a rescue helicopter to bring our clients back to lower places or Kathmandu.

        Note: During the trek, make sure you are always in the safe zone of the place wherever you are while trekking on the mountain because you may encounter a number of mules, yaks are carrying the suppliers for hotels, Yaks Donkey and Jokpa use for the major transportations in the Himalayas region, as we always need to be aware with them, and stay at the safe place, especially at the narrow section of the trail.


        If you are traveling to Nepal you need to have a visa to enter Nepal. However, the arrival visa is available at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu where you can simply get an On Arrival Visa” and you must enter Nepal within six months from the visa issued date. Your total stay is counted starting from the day you enter Nepal.

        You will be charged $40 USD as visa application fees for 30 days tourist visa to forefingers except for Chinese and Indian. For those tourists who have Indian and Chinese passports then you do not need a visa (Free Visa)!


        During the trek, all your foods are included in the package (Lunch, Breakfast, and Dinner with hot drinks), the foods will be served as per the package program and besides that, any personal and Barbier bills would be extra.


        In Safety reasons, Travel insurance is mandatory for trekkers participating in any trek and tour programs on the mountains. Getting travel insurance, especially while traveling in mountain areas is like security on which you can rely and enjoy your trip without any worries. We highly recommend getting good compressive travel insurance that covers things like emergency helicopter rescue, and medical evacuation expenses it will be assisted protection tour to cover personal injury, injury, repatriation expenses, and any kind of illness will be covered. Having good travel insurance will not only guarantee you peace of mind while you travel with us but also provide you with complete coverage for anything things that may go wrong.


        The following lists are the essential trekking gear that is recommended for trekking in Nepal and all listed gear can also buy easily in Kathmandu, Kathmandu has a number of shops selling the necessary clothes and gear for trekkers.

        • A few pairs of Thermal tops
        • Fleece jacket/pullover
        • Windcheater - waterproof shell jacket one pair
        • Down jacket -( It will be provided by the company if you do not have your own)
        • Comfortable Fleece/wool trousers
        • Trekking pants- at least 2 pairs
        • Mittens/woolen gloves
        • Warm Hiking socks
        • Trekking sue with spare laces
        • Pair of flip flop
        • Underwear & Swiming costume
        • Hiking Cotton trousers/t-shirts
        • Sun hat/scarf
        • Sunglasses
        • Sleeping bag -( It will be provided by the company if you do not have your own)
        • Trekking poles (Not 100%)
        • Day bag above 40 L
        • 1 set- Headlamp
        • Small lock for the day backpack
        • Reusable water bottles- 2 letters
        • Water purification tablets/ electric light
        • Wash towel
        • Toiletries (wet tissue, quick-drying towel, toilet paper, moisturizers, lip balms, sunscreens, sanitary pads, hand sanitizer, nail clipper, small mirror, toothpaste & brush, etc)
        • Rain poncho
        • Basic personal first aid kit


        Our experienced field staff/team strongly believes that we all are equally responsible to act in favor of the local culture and environment. We would like to follow the important role of following the rules.

        • please respect the local people and their laws, custom, and their beliefs
        • Please always ask your guides for permission before doing something in the local community.
        • please support the keep environment clean, wherever you would travel and dispose of rubbish
        • Please help the local community to encourage the positive sides of tourism as long as possible.

        We at Alpine Ramble Treks are involved in the Kathmandu Environmental Education Project (KEEP) and organize eco-friendly trips that teach to make the sustainable positive environmentally sensitivity of both travelers and communities.


        Alpine Ramble provides all the necessary transportation for your trip including free arrival and departure transportation services. On your arrival, you will be warmly welcomed by our airport representative with a traditional flower then you will be reassigned to the respective Hotel. Similarly, we will also provide private vehicles for the city tour like Kathmandu valley sightseeing, Nagarkot Sunrise view tour, or any others in Nepal on request.


        Alpine Ramble Treks (P) Ltd. is a government-authorized and registered trekking and adventure operator based in Nepal. The company registered number is 178805/074/075. We are also associated with various local and international tourism associations, therefore, any adventure-interested persons are heartily welcome to be booked and be part of our family now, we treat you as family members while traveling with us. we called mountain family, home away from home with us.

        To process a trip booking with us, you're required to deposit 10 % of the full trip cost in advance to the prior of time to make sure all the reservations such as Hotels, guides, trekking permits, transportation, etc. the remaining payment can be easily made to us on your arrival by credit cards or in cash - cash would be much appreciated. At the same time, we would also like to request you to send all the required documents such as passport, travel insurance copies, and flight details at the time of booking.


        The last-minute booking can be made by any interested travelers a day before the trip gets started. Moreover, the payment should be made 100% if you are booking this for the last minute and the booking can be made directly through the online form or, by sending us an email, messages on Whatsapp, or by calling. But, Last minute booking may not be acceptable for Bhutan and Tibet trips.

        We look forward to experiencing this trip with you in the land of the mighty mountains, and the place of Lord Gautama Buddha


        Yes, on upon arrival at Tribhuvan International airport, you’ll be received and welcomed by one of our Alpine Ramble crews and transfer to the respective hotel

        Altitudes in the Himalayas of Nepal definitely demand excellent stamina, tough determination, and the best health condition. Some sections of the trek are quite demanding and some days might even require 5-7 hours of walking.

        Although the trek to the Everest Base Camp is considered moderate and easily attainable, it is no walk in the park.

        Moreover, the good news is that no technical skill is required to plan your trek or any other exploratory trips in Nepal. However, your prior hiking experience will definitely be considered a plus point. A few months of regular exercise including walking and jogging is recommended before the trip to build up the required stamina.

        Our professional guides will do their best to keep a reasonable pace throughout the trek. They will always be on hand to encourage and give advice when required. Their aim is for all participants to not only complete this trek but to have the best time of their life exploring the wonderful Himalayas.

        Yes, Or guide will be taking a first aid kit with basis medicines including Diamox. However, we would recommend you to take some medicine by yourself. 

        Yes, Three meals of a day including breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be provided during the trek in the mountain and foods you will be eating as per menu- offers a wide verity of meals including local and western continentals. 

        Yes, you can be paid either way. However, we recommend you to pay in cash for the remaining of your tour balance, paying by credit card charge you 4 % extra as serving fee by the bank. Any amounts of cash are acceptable! 

        The travelers need to be paid 10% of the full trip cost in advance and remaining of the funds for trekking can be made on arrival in Kathmandu. For the booking of your trip please go through the section of "BOOK YOUR TRIP" and click there to make your reservation, it's instant booking confirmation. 


        Yes, Kathmandu has plenty of shops offering the best prices for trekking gears.

        The best season of the year for this trek is Autumn ( Spe- Dec) and Spring ( March-May) with the clear sky and great views- the temperatures are moderate, you can also do the trek in other months as well with less crowded. 


        Yes, we have a safe place to store your luggage at our Hotel or office.

        Yes, The laundry and Hot shower (more likely bucket shower at the higher point of the trek) services are available with small charge 

        Yes, we will help you to exchange your current very easily 

        Yes, almost every teahouse has Wifi offer with a little charge 

        Yes, Visitors can get - On Arrival visa very easily at the Tribhuvan International airport, Kathmandu, Nepal. 'On Arrival' visa procedure is very quick and simple. You can expect some queues during peak Tourist season.

        Yes, travel insurance is mandatory for trekking to the Everest region. -your travel insurance must cover medical and emergency repatriation inclusive of helicopter rescue and evacuation expenses at high altitude for individual trekking members, please kindly provide us your insurance to us at the time of booking your trip or later - before your trip get started. Alpine Ramble will help and assist you to buy travel insurance for potential unforeseen events or altitude sickness during the trek.

        The answer is absolutely Yes, we have been trekking many times with a solo female trekker and all of the trekking tours have successfully done by supporting the help of our friendly and experienced Guides and sherpa team.

        Everest base camp elevation is 5364 meters 

        The Highest Point of our trek is 5545 meters (KALAPATHAR)  above the sea level 

        Yes, Our Guide and Porters are all insured and they have trekking climbing insurances for trekking to any mountain in Nepal.


        Of course, yes, you can!  This trekking tour can be done by anyone from 8 years young to 75 years old with a reasonably fit by physical and mental. However, this trekking tour will be guided by a highly experienced and knowledgeable guide who helps you to accomplish the trek with great help and support thoroughly.

        Yes, The trekkers should have to have registered trekking permits of Sagarmatha National Park Permit and TIMS (Trekker's Management Systems) and they are all helped and provided by Alpine Ramble Trekks- it's all are included on our package program.

        Apparently, the hiking would be at least 4-6  hours per day

        Yes, you could choose to own your departure dates according to your time and schedule if the published Departure dates are not suitable for your travel plans, we will help you to customize the trip Itinerary on your own time and preferences. 
        • Ascend Slowly
        • Avoid Alcohol, Cigarettes & Tobacco
        • Proper Acclimatization Rest and walk slowly
        • Drink plenty of water - at least 3 liters of a day
        • Eat Well and Plenty- mostly soups items like garlic, ginger, etc
        • Use the Diamox as per Doctor's instructors if AMS symptoms grew