Everest Base Camp Trek

Trip CostUS$ 1200 (Per Person)
  • Duration 12 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty Moderate
  • Activity Trekking
  • Accomodation Hotel + Lodges
  • Transportation:Private Vehicle / Aeroplane
  • Meals:Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Best Month:March - June & Sept - December
  • Group Size:01- 15 People In Group
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“Embark on a legendary trail into the lap of the top of the world, Mt. Everest (8848m.) And experience Alpine flora and fauna in Sagarmatha National Park”

The Everest Base Camp Trek is a legendary and classical trekking trail amongst the most delightful trekking ventures. Actually, it is ‘A giant of Giants’ amongst the most popular treks in Nepal. It is likewise socially alluring. Together with the magnificence of the Himalayas, the trek is really an excursion of a lifetime! Prepare to drench yourself in ponder of the Everest Himalayas. Experience the Khumbu's numerous glorious highlights. Experience stunning mountain valleys and delight in the district's striking trademarks. In a similar manner, you can watch the amazing Sherpa Culture of the Khumbu. In like manner, you will go on an excursion that was done first by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa in 1953.

What are the dominant Highlights of the Everest Base Camp Trek?

The Everest Base Camp Trek begins from Kathmandu. Actually, the trip incorporates a Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing visit. You will visit the real UNESCO World Heritage Sites of the city. Specifically, you will visit worshipped Hindu and Buddhist sanctuaries and religious communities. It additionally incorporates the city's old royal residence complex.

You will then experience a short wonderful flight to Lukla. The short flight resembles an enterprise itself. As opposed to the rushing out of Kathmandu, Lukla offers a new Himalayan encompassing. You can appreciate the green moving slopes and the far-off perspectives of the mountains once you touch base in Lukla.

The Everest Base Camp Trek at that point takes you through numerous popular Sherpa towns and settlements. It incorporates Namche Bazaar, as well as towns, prefers Tengboche and Dingboche among many. In like way, you will experience the Sagarmatha National Park. It is a UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site. Additionally, you will be always in the organization of the Himalayas.

Correspondingly, the Everest Base Camp Trek additionally incorporates the vantage purpose of Kalapatthar. You can appreciate an amazing display of the whole Mount Everest massif from that point. Combined with going to the Everest View Hotel, you can likewise appreciate going to the Tengboche Monastery. Also, you can appreciate achieving the base camp of the world's tallest mountain! The Khumbu Glacier and the Icefall are likewise quite well known.

 How is the level of difficulty of the Everest Base Camp Trek?

Notwithstanding the Himalayan landscape of the Khumbu, individuals of all socioeconomics can do the Everest Base Camp Trek. It has a direct trek reviewing. You don't need past trekking background to do it. Because of the Khumbu's scene, you will, for the most part, do up-slope and down-slope trekking in moderately level terrains. Indistinguishably, you will likewise have sufficient acclimatization time.

However, we recommend you to do a well prepared physically and mentally. We let you do the acclimatization in Namche, the gateway to Everest region.

Best Time to do the Everest Base Camp Trek

The Everest Base Camp trek can be undertaken during the period of February to May and October to December.  These months are much better than other months to explore Nepal and the Himalayas briefly; we ensure that your trek to Everest Base Camp with Alpine Ramble team you will leave you with long lasting memories and a wonderful experience of the trek.

Alpine Ramble also offers alternatives trip packages in similar trekking areas.This packages would be a perfect match for your holidays with treks to Everest Panorama TrekEverest View TrekEverest Chola Pass Trek, etc.  We customize your trip according to your time and budget. Please contact us to share your desire with your Local partner to make your trip a lifetime experience without any hassle.  

Trip Highlights of Everest Base Camp Trek

  • Land of the popular Sherpa ethnic people and exploring Sherpa villages
  • Buddhist Monasteries, Chhortens and Mani walls along the way
  • Beautiful alpine flora and Fauna in Khumbu region
  • Wonderful Sherpa cultural experience
  • Trek through spectacular scenery with brilliant panoramic Himalaya Mountains
  • Amazing hike to Kala Patthar 5,545m for magnificent view of Everest, Lhotse etc
  • The world’s deepest Khumbu glacier and Khumbu icefall
  • The world's highest Mt. Everest
  • Everest base camp trek with spectacular scenery.
  • walking through the heart of Sherpa country

Outline Day to Day Itinerary:

  • Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu 1350m/4428ft.
  • Day 02: Kathmandu valley sightseeing.
  • Day 03: Fly Kathmandu/Lukla (2610m) and 3hrs trek to Phakding (2810m).
  • Day 04: Trek to Namche 3,450m/11,315ft- 6hrs.
  • Day 05: Rest and acclimatization.
  • Day 06: Trek to Tengboche 3,860m/12,677ft- 4/5hrs.
  • Day 07: Trek to Dingboche 4,410m/14,485ft- 4/5hrs.
  • Day 08: Acclimatisation.
  • Day 09: Trek to Lobuche 4,910m/16,105ft- 4hrs.
  • Day 10: Trek to Everest Base Camp and back to Gorkshep 5,185m/17010ft- 4hrs.
  • Day 11: Hike to Kalapather 5,545m/18,187ft – Pariche 4,250m/13,940ft- 5hrs.
  • Day 12: Trek to Namche 3,450/11,315 ft 6hrs.
  • Day 13: Trek to Lukla 2,850m/9,350ft- 6hrs.
  • Day 14: Fly Lukla/Kathmandu 35minutes.

Detail Itineraries

  • Day 01:Arrival at Kathmandu 1350m/4428ft.Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International airport, you’ll be received by our official representative then transfer to hotel, overnight at hotel.
  • Day 02:Kathmandu valley sightseeing. Today is a day to explore the beautiful Kathmandu valley. Our tour guide will take you into the beautiful temples around Kathmandu valley for sightseeing. Where you will visit: Pashupatinath Temple, Bauddhanath Stupa, and Bhaktapur Durbar-square, Overnight at Hotel.

    Service Included: Breakfast (B)
  • Day 03:Fly Kathmandu/Lukla (2610m) and 3hrs trek to Phakding (2810m). We have a scenic flight to Lukla about 35minute. We are now in the land of Sherpa; we meet and introduce our crew who will carry your luggage's entire your trek. The trail goes continue along the Dudh Koshi River, passing through the Sherpa villages of Chhupulung, Ghat and then reaches Phakding. The trail offers some majestic and alluring views mountains and beautiful landscapes where you will see Tibetan words carved in rocks and multi-color Buddhist flags are hanging around the mani walls it makes the trek more exciting, Overnight at lodge.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge (B+L+D)D)
  • Day 04:Trek to Namche 3,450m/11,315ft- 6hrs.Today we head off from Phakding than after the scenic trail will continue along Dudhkoshi River, we are ascending through rhododendron, giant fir, Himalayan pine and cedar forest viewing first beautiful mountain of Kusum kangaroo and Thamserku. The trail is blooming. We cross the high suspension bridges and then we are while climbing through the dense forest than pass the viewpoint where we can see first Mt. Everest view. As you arrive Namche Bazaar a town with set in an arena with seeing beautiful mountains surrounding the town. In afternoon go to the market area lively scene to explore, Overnight at lodge.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge (B+L+D)
  • Day 05:Rest and acclimatization.Today we will ascend into the thin air towards twin villages Khumjung and Khunde, this day will be most charming Sherpa villages in Khumbu region. Once reach at Everest View Lodge this Lodge built by Japanese people, you will be able to see the majestic landscape and it will be more appreciate the spectacular view of the Himalayas including two mountains above eight thousand meters high Mt.Evereat, Lots and othersTaubuche, Cholatse, Thamserku, Kwangde, Khandala and the gorgeous Ama Dablam. Then we will continue descending to Khumjung and we get good chance to visit the Hillary School in Khumjung, and 500 years old a monastery where "Yeti skull" has put since 1995. While we are descending to Namche after visiting these places here, we see the big yak farm on the way down to Namche, In Namche, we will visit the Sherpa Museum and traditional custom of Sherpa as well as mountain photo gallery, Overnight at lodge.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge (B+L+D)
  • Day 06:Trek to Tengboche 3,860m/12,677ft- 4/5hrs.We continue trekking up hills the trail leads towards through Namche with the view of the landscape and snow-capped mountains. Then we drop down to cross the Dudkoshi river than we will ascent again right cross the river through suspension bridge steep ascending start to walk through into the rhododendron forest to Tengboche Monastery at the end top. This is one of the spiritual vital carrying Buddhist monasteries in Khumbu region and an evening or in the morning watch fantastic sunset or sunrise over the panoramic mountain, overnight at lodge.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge (B+L+D)
  • Day 07:Trek to Dingboche 4,410m/14,485ft- 4/5hrs. Today morning we pray in Monastery before we have breakfast after back we will have beautiful breakfast with seeing the sunrise on Mt. Everest and surrounding peaks. Then we head off descending through jungle some time spotting the musk deer, mountain gout and monkeys on the way, then cross the Imja Khola whose valley now we follow ascending steadily to reach Pangboche. Then the trail goes through a Yak pasture known as Somare then now we are leaving trees behind us and cross a wooden bridge at the confluence of Khumbu Khola and Imja Khola. The trail continues a short climb up brings us to Dingboche. Perhaps today most is interesting trek day because of incredible Ama Dablam and Mt. Everest.Overnight at lodge.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge (B+L+D)
  • Day 08:Acclimatisation.Today our trek will be great and pleasant short walk to little hike and around the village then spend easy and relax day or we may trek continue climbing steep up resulting in a physically challenging to reach in 200 meters hike to get the great views of Mt. Makalu (world 5th highest mountain), Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Kangtega, Imja peak, Lobuche East, Lobuche West, Taboche, Baruntse, Cholatse with great views of Khumbu valley. After enjoying great views of majestic Himalayas and descending to Dingboche, Overnight at lodge.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge (B+L+D)
  • Day 09:Trek to Lobuche 4,910m/16,105ft- 4hrs.The trail climbs slightly up out of Dingboche village; pass a chorten at the top then gradual up path passing the yak pasture to cross the Khumbu Khola then reach at Thugla at the end of the terminal moraine of Khumbu glacier. Now the trail leads the steep climb up to the ridge at top Chukpo Lari where we have heart poignant line of memorials in tribute to the climbers who have died on Mt. Everest expeditions since starting. The short gradual-up walk brings us at Lobuche and we have the glimpse of the border Himalayas, Overnight at lodge.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge (B+L+D)
  • Day 10:Trek to Everest Base Camp and back to Gorkshep 5,185m/17010ft- 4hrs. Today is the most exciting and long-awaited day. Leaving from Lubuche the trail leads flat meadow for while then following the Khumbu Glacier northwards and short climbing up. Then the trail climbs onto the lateral moraine of the Khumbu Glacier to Gorak Shep. The path provides the superb view of massive Khumbu Glacier and trans-Himalayas. Upon our arrival at Gorak Shep check in the room then after lunch we walk to Everest Base Camp. The trail continues on the moraine of Khumbu glacier and path often change on the season because of melting of the glacier. Once we reach Base Camp, we take a photograph then retracing to Gorakshep.Overnight at lodge.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge (B+L+D)
  • Day 11:Hike to Kalapather 5,545m/18,187ft – Pariche 4,250m/13,940ft- 5hrs. Wake up early morning today then 2hrs climbing-up bring us at Kalapathar on the bottom of Mt. Pumori. From Kalapathar we see the sunrise on the majestic Himalayas in 360º degree including Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lola, Khumbutse, Ama Table, Tabuchi, Cholatse, Thamserku and numerous other peaks with the excellent views of Everest Base camp and Khumbu glacier. Then have a breakfast after that continue to walk through the moraine of Khumbu glacier and passing Lobuche, we descend back down beautiful valley to Pheritse, Overnight at lodge.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge (B+L+D)
  • Day 12:Trek to Namche 3,450/11,315 ft 6hrs. The trail leads descending passes through the beautiful Sherpa villages and we get the bank into Dudkosi River then after cross the river trail goes in the forest via Dingboche after that climbing up to Tengboche. Then descending through the rhododendron forest cross the river continues to walk up to Kanjuma then easy walk with great views of Ama Table to Namche Bazaar, Overnight at lodge.
  • Day 13:Trek to Lukla 2,850m/9,350ft- 6hrs. We go through Namche village then descend in the forest to Kors sale. The trek continues goes along the Dudh Koshi River, passing the small village on the way then to the small mountain airstrip at Lukla.Overnight at lodge.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge (B+L+D)
  • Day 14:Fly Lukla/Kathmandu 35minutes.Today we have the scenic flight back to Kathmandu, Upon arrival at Kathmandu. And drive to the hotel. Then take a rest or shopping for family and friends. We have a farewell dinner at Thamel, overnight at hotel.

    Service Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodge (B)

Cost Includes

  • International and domestic Airport pick-up and drop by car.
  •  Three meals a day (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner with hot drinks) during the trek in Himalaya.
  • A highly experienced and knowledgeable English speaking guide.
  •  All Food, Accommodation, Insurance, and transportation for porter and guide.
  • Sagarmatha national park permit.
  • TIMS Card (Trekkers Information Management System)
  • 2 Nights tourist 3-star hotel in Kathmandu on twin sharing basis including breakfast and bed (BB)
  • Trekking equipment such as Sleeping bag, down jacket etc. on return basic
  •  Exclusives First aids box.
  •  Trekking lodge (Tea House) throughout the trek.
  •  Assistant guide group size more than 4 people in a group.
  •  Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu both way flight ticket
  •  Farewell Dinner at typical Nepalese restaurant with traditional music and dance
  •  Porter service, 1 for 2 trekkers.
  • Appreciation certificate after the successful trek
  • All the government and local taxes

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa on arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport – Kathmandu). $25 USD for 15 days Visa.
  • Extra accommodation and meals behind schedule
  • Extra drinks as alcoholic & non-alcoholic
  • Surplus luggage charges for domestic airport
  • Additional cost by out of management control due to the landscape, weather condition, illness, change of government policies, strikes, and physical condition etc.
  • Personal expense such as snacks, laundry, telephone, wife, hot shower etc.
  • Travel insurance 
  • Tips for guide and porter

Departure Details

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Clients Reviews

  • Ashley Inlgis
    Ashley Inlgis
    Australia Published: Tuesday, December 19, 2017

    Best way to Trek around Nepal

    Rating:

    Dil was our lead guide for a Trek up to Everest base camp and a few other places. Not only was he great company and quite fun to be around, he and his team really went out of there way to make sure our group was safe, comfortable and got…Continue

  • Guy Guy
    Guy Guy
    Australia Published: Monday, November 27, 2017

    A trip of a lifetime

    Rating:

    Dil was the perfect guide on our trek. He is clearly very experienced, knowledgeable, passionate and caring about his clients. I look forward to meeting again and have no hesitation in recommending Dil and his services.Continue

  • Hari Ayar
    Hari Ayar
    Switzerland Published: Tuesday, November 14, 2017

    Great country, great trek.

    Rating:

    Dil is one of the greatest guides, period. Nepal is a beautiful place and the treks are a life changing experience indeed. Dil ensures that you have the best experience. Even though the treks demand patience and perseverance, the end result and the experience is just out of this world. …Continue

  • Sam
    Sam
    United States Published: Monday, November 13, 2017

    These guys are good!

    Rating:

    I recently had the pleasure of working with Dil Gurung of Alpine Rambles. He helped me plan a once in a lifetime trek in Nepal. A friend and I wanted to do the 3 Passes Trek and all the possible side hikes including Everest base camp. Dil arranged a private…Continue

  • Somasekhar
    Somasekhar
    India Published: Thursday, March 19, 2015

    A safe pair of hands

    Rating:

    Dil Gurung is a safe pair of hands. This summarizes what he does in a nutshell. He has fantastic emotional quotient and is attentive to detail and to every single member of his expedition client team. I would go back with him to the Nepali Himalayas any time. I would…Continue

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Trip Note

Personal Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is compulsory for all the Clients undertaking any activities. It will be provided adequate protection tour to cover personal injury, death, medical expenses, repatriation expenses, helicopter rescue, and any kind of illness will be cover in the insurance package. Alpine Ramble strongly recommends you to buy an insurance package through a reliable insurance company in your city or country.

Health and Fitness requirement

Everest Base Camp Trek is an exciting and spectacular trekking destination in the world. It’s an exceptional trekking route for travelers who wish to enjoy and explore the Himalayas and beautiful landscape on this planet. This trek basically starts from low land to high land as you are hiking in these areas than you have to be fit yourself. We mainly concern your physical fitness to complete the journey without any hassle.  Every day trek prefers about 4/5 hours in daylight. As you hiking up to the high altitude than you have to prepare by physically and mentality to be succeeding the trip, our provision is making your trip reliable and remarkable without any problems in every step to step with your wealth health. Our first priority is your safety and security entire the trip. you Should convenience yourself to take some pre-training course of the trek that would be easy, considering some physical exercise like jogging, running, climb stair-case, cycling, swimming and hitting gym etc.

Accommodation during the Trek

Accommodation in Kathmandu, you would be staying in best hotel basically on 3 stars, in twin-sharing basis. But Accommodations in trekking is simple and comfortable beds room with sharing a room, if you are single you get single bedroom as well with hygienic food, The Menu for food and accommodation have fixed by local management community.

Passport and Visa

Every client must have a veiled passport from return date with at 6-month prior validity in Nepalese consulate in your country or immigration office Tribhuvan airport in Kathmandu.

Meals and Drinking Water

In popular trekking areas like Annapurna, Everest, Langtang, and Manaslu have the menu system with different ethnic cuisines foods as well as western meals on the Menu; you could pick up any kinds of a meal as you like to have. But some places provide you typical Nepali meals which are different types of international meals. These are prepared by the local supplement. Every tourist Lodge has well-trained cook basically attention for clean, hygienic, fresh and nice testy foods. you even take hot chocolates; the variety of loaves of bread, variety of drinks, and every lodge have safe drinking water or minerals bottles of water you could buy. If you buy water purification tablet from Kathmandu you can take water from the tap and purify by yourself this will be cheaper and help to control the plastic pollution as well.

Trekking Equipment

What you should carry before your departure on your trip.
a. Daypack up to 40 liters, Down Jacket, Seasons sleeping bag
b. Sun head or Gulf cap, Sunglasses, Headlamp or torchlight
c. Ear-muffs, Sun Lotions /Sun cream.
d. 1Pair liner gloves thin wool or synthetic.
e. 2Cotton t-shirts, 1Synthetic t-shirt. 
f. 2Long sleeve polyester or synthetic lightweight for sunny days. 
g. Zipper provides addition venting options which are good for changing temperatures. 
h. 1Soft shell jacket water & wind resist. 
i. 1Women swimming dress bathing in Hot spring. 
g. Inner cloths as you need

Lower Body-Legs. 


a. 1Pair nylon hiking short paints, 1Pair cotton paints.
b. 1Pair soft shell pants – synthetic, full zip from top and bottom preferable.

Feet 
a. 2Pair of loner socks, synthetic, 1Pairs woolen socks wearing on the evening and 1Pair light sports shoe.

b. Imodium or Pepto Bismo capsules for upset stomach or diarrhea. 
c. Diamox for altitude sickness. A guide will help you to take it.
d. 1Small personal sized first-aid kit with blister treatments such as moleskin, bands, Anti-infection ointments, etc. First Aid Kits. 
e. Alpine Ramble will provide you more medical for the trip.

Environment:

The Everest Base Camp Trek embrace the entire Everest region. Future generations have just as much of a right to appreciate it as we do. This area provides you blooming spectacular views of Himalayas and the trails along the lower valleys usually weave through fields. And reaching the upper valley seeing wild animals and excellent Mountain View,

Best Season

Best season is in spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) these months are the best time for this trip. The weather will be sunny and warm with outstanding scenery view. If you wish to avoid crowds this trip during in winter (Dec., Jan. and Feb.) could also be the best options.

Hotels in Kathmandu

Alpine Ramble Treks will provide you standard level categories hotel services with breakfast. We also book the hotel according to your choices. Please let us know if you have any plans as per your choices to book the hotels like 5 stars categories: Hyatt Regency, Yak &Yeti, De’l Annapurna, The Everest Hotel, The Malla hotel, and any kind of hotels, we will be glad to assist according to your plans. 

Trip Start Dates and Cost

Alpine Ramble Treks Pvt.Ltd would like to customize your trip itinerary according to your time and budget. Please feel free to Contact us for your customized departure date. For more detail please email us info@alpineramble.com

Responsible for Tourism

Our experience field staffs/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 following the rules. 
a. please respect the local people and their laws, custom and their beliefs
b. please always ask your guides for permission before doing something in the local community. 
c. please support the keep environment clean, wherever you would travel and dispose of rubbish
d. please help the local community to encourage positive sides of tourism as long as possible.