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Everest Base Camp Trek in Nepal,2022,2023

14 Days, Kathmandu-Kathmandu

Everest Base Camp treks are one of the most popular and exciting activities adventure treks in Nepal! In this short overview, we describe for you a bit about the Everest Base Camp trekking cost, the Everest Base Camp trek itinerary, and some other interesting Everest trekking packages. As one of the main Everest Base Camp tour operators, we at Nepal Planet Treks take great pride in providing excellent service for you during the trip!.
Doing the Everest Base Camp Trek is for many a dream come true, and we like to make that happen. With varied landscapes and trekking trails, this is the ultimate holiday adventure in Nepal. Starting off from a lower altitude the terrain is still green with beautiful forests and pristine rivers. The higher we go towards Everest Base Camp, the landscape changes into an incredible rocky country filled with snow-capped mountains doing the name Himalayas in Nepal proud! Besides trekking, this famous region is also well known for its culture. Home to the legendary Sherpa, the Everest Base Camp trek is filled with ancient Buddhist stupas and monasteries.

This makes trekking to Everest Base Camp even more spectacular, besides being surrounded by some of the world’s highest mountains! Local Legend even speaks of a Yeti roaming the lands near Everest Base Camp. A skull of a Yeti can be found in the Khumjung Monastery! This Trek in Nepal towards the highest mountain in the world gets its highlight with an early morning visit up to Kalapatthar for one of the most incredible sunrises over Mt. Everest in your life!

For those who want to do more Everest adventures, We are organizing some more incredible Everest trekking packages regarding your desire as like. The Everest Panorama Trekking takes you on a short trek up to Tengboche Monastery, Ama Dalam base camp, Island Base camp, and Cho Oyo base camp and focuses more on those spectacular views! A bit more challenging the Everest Three Passes trekking in Nepal goes in a counter-clockwise route through all the main highlights of the Everest region in Nepal.

For those who want a more luxurious experience, our Luxury package Everest Base, The camp trek takes you up to EBC with style! Another great trek in the Everest region is the Gokyo Valley Trek with a visit to the Himalayan lakes of Gokyo with spectacular views. The Pikey Peak Trekking takes place in the lower Everest region also called the Solu Region has an interesting culture and lower altitudes.
No time to visit Everest Base Camp? Don’t worry we can even organize a one-day Everest Base Camp
Helicopter Tour, that why you can still visit this amazing place and be back in time for your next
adventure in Nepal!
With many options to choose from, we do recommend the Everest Base Camp trek for all seeking
adventure and a great holiday experience. Trek to Everest Base Camp with Nepal Planet Treks and
make your dream come true!

How long does it take to climb Everest base camp?
You can reach Everest Base Camp in just 8 days’ time! 6 days of trekking and 2 days for acclimatization.
Start from Lukla to Phakding and Phakding to Namche Bazaar in 2 days. A day for acclimatization in
Namche Bazaar, and another day of trekking to Tengboche. From here spent another day trekking to
Dingboche where another day is spent for acclimatization. After this, in just 2 days of trekking, you can
reach Everest Base Camp via Lobuche and Gorakshep.
How much does it cost to trek to Everest Base Camp?
The Everest Base Camp trekking cost depends on what type of service you wish to include. An average
of 1165 USD per person for 14 days, about 65 USD per day. This cost is without sightseeing but includes all other services such as accommodation, transportation to Lukla and back, porters and guides, etc.
although it is recommended to take a few extra days on your visa in case of a delayed flight from and to
Lukla airport.
What is the best time to visit Everest Base Camp treks?
As for every destination, it’s best to check what the best time to visit is. Nepal Planet Treks advises to come
either before the monsoon season or after. The ideal month to visit is from ending September to
December and mid-February to the end-May of The best month to visit Everest Base Camp will be October to
November or March to May, when the skies are clear and stunning views of the Everest region, can be
What gear or equipment should I bring to Everest Base Camp treks?
For any type of high-altitude trekking, the correct gear or equipment should be brought with you to
make sure your trekking experience is without any inconveniences. What gear or equipment should you
bring to Everest Base Camp? Well, Nepal Planet Treks provides you with a complimentary standard-size
sleeping back and even a waterproof trekking backpack! Trekking shoes can be rented. To make the
most of your experience while trekking to Everest Base Camp we do recommend bringing the following:
good and comfortable socks and trekking shoes, a rainproof jacket, a headlight or torch, thermal
underwear, and a getup to prevent small stones from entering your shoes. Most of the trekking gear can also
be bought or even rented in Thamel the main tourism hub of Kathmandu.
The Everest Base Camp trek itinerary,2020,2021
The itinerary of the Everest Base Camp trek for 14 days always starts with a scenic flight to Lukla, an airport
located just on the ridge of a mountain. After arriving at this spectacular airport we head out to
Phakding is our first overnight destination during this amazing trek in Nepal. This incredible village is
located just next to the river and is an incredible stop to end our first day on our Everest Base Camp
itinerary. The next day we head more upwards through jungle terrain and into the Sagarmatha National
Park. Some inside knowledge, Sagarmatha is the local word for Everest. After a good day of trekking, we
reach Namche Bazaar, the biggest village in the region, and mostly inhabited by the Sherpas. This
town has a lot to offer from charming restaurants to educational museums. The streets are filled with
unique handicrafts and Himalayan products, truly an incredible place to visit during the Everest Base
Camp trek. Acute Mountain Sickness is no joke and at Nepal Planet Treks we prioritize your safety!
That’s why in this amazing town we hold an acclimatization day to get used to the higher altitudes to

This can be done with a hike up to Everest View Hotel and to the Khumjung village. Although not
all Everest trekking packages cover this visit we can surely make it happen for you! Continuing on with
our Everest Base Camp trek itinerary, it’s time to head to Tengboche, a famous Buddhist Monastery and
a great place to interact with the unique culture of the region! Interacting with the Buddhist monks and
witnessing their harmonious meditation is incredibly inspiring. And not to forget seeing Mt. Everest.
Ama-Dablam and Lhotse with a hot cup of coffee from the Tengboche Western Bakery can’t get better!
The next day on our Everest Base Camp trek itinerary we head to Dingboche, where we hold also our
second acclimatization day. This day is absolutely amazing with a hike up to Nagarjuna Peak we get
incredible views of Mt. Ama-Dablam, Mt Lhotse, Mt, Makalu, Island Peak, and many more. After a
goodnight’s sleep, we head to Lobuche for our last overnight stay before reaching Everest Base Camp.
From Lobuche, it’s a few hours of trekking through rocky terrain until we reach Gorakshep. After
checking in the guest house we can drop off our heavy gear and head straight towards Everest Base

Camp. With the Khumbu Glacier laying below and the high mountains surrounding EBC, the sensation of
reaching this legendary and world-famous place is epic! Unfortunately, the view of Mt Everest is not ideal
from base camp, that’s why the next morning our guide takes you up to Kalapatthar hill from
where the best view of Mt Everest can be seen with an incredible sunrise!

Short itinerary:
1) Arrival day in Kathmandu (1,300m | 4,264ft.)
2) Fly to Lukla (2,800m | 9,186ft.) & trek to Phakding (2,652m |8,700ft.)
3) Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m | 11,283ft.)
4) Namche Bazaar acclimatization day
5) Trek to Tengboche (3,980m | 12,884ft.)
6) Trek to Dingboche (4,480m | 14,776ft.)
7) Dingboche acclimatization day
8) Trek to Lobuche (4,928m | 16,164ft.)
9) Trek to Gorakshep (5,160m | 16,929ft.) & hike up to Everest Base Camp (5,320m | 17,450ft.)
10) Early hike up to Kalapatthar (5,550m | 18,204ft.) & trek to Pheriche (4,358m | 14,295ft.)
11) Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m | 11,283ft.)
12) Trek to Lukla (2,800m | 9,186ft.)
13) Fly Back to Kathmandu (1,300m | 4,264ft.)
14) Departure from Nepal

Day by Day Itinerary


Trip Map

•Arrival and airport pick up by our team
•Transfer to your hotel in Kathmandu
•Evening welcome dinner in Kathmandu
•Overnight stay at your hotel
Traveler’s note: Thamel also known as backpacker’s paradise is the main tourist hub of Kathmandu. Filled with souvenir & trekking shops, charming restaurants and all types of hotels. A great place to start exploring!

•Hotel breakfast and check out
•Transfer to the domestic airport
•A 35m scenic flight to Lukla
•Start to trek to Phakding
•Follow the Dudh Koshi river
•Guesthouse check-in
•Dinner and overnight stay in Phakding
Traveler’s note: It’s just our first day of trekking and we take it easy with about 4hrs. trek.


•Breakfast and departure
•We continue to follow the Dudh Koshi River
•After crossing a few times we reach Monjo
•Continue the trek slowly uphill until we reach Namche Bazaar
•Guesthouse check-in
•Dinner and overnight stay at Namche Bazaar
Traveler’s note: Did you know that Monjo marks the entry into the Sagarmatha National Park?

•Hike up to the Everest View Hotel
•Continue hiking to Khumjung village
•Return back to Namche Bazaar
•Rest of the day is free at leisure
•Dinner and overnight stay in Namche Bazaar
Traveler’s note: AMS is no joke and getting used to high altitude is important if we want to continue our trek. Did you know that Khumjung village houses a Monastery where we can see the legendary Yeti skull! Back in Namche Bazaar, a visit to the Sherpa museum is always worth it.

•Breakfast and departure
•We start our trek going uphill through amazing forest trails
•After a good half-day of trekking slowly upwards we see the Tengboche Monastery
•Guesthouse check-in
•Rest of the evening is free to explore around the Monastery or enjoy the views
•Dinner and overnight stay in Tengboche
Traveler’s note: Did you know that today we can see incredible views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Ama-Dablam, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse and many others! In the evening you can also join or witness the Buddhist monks with their harmonious prayers.

• Breakfast and departure
• Today we start heading downwards to Deboche
• After we head gradually up towards Pangboche village
• Continuing on we reach Dingboche
• Guesthouse check-in
• Dinner and overnight stay at Dingboche
Traveler’s note: Did you know that the Dingboche Valley is one of the windiest places during this trek? Better stay in the guesthouse in the late afternoon!

•Our 2nd acclimatization day
•Hike up to Nagarjuna Peak to get used to the high altitude
•Head back to Dingboche
•Rest of the day is free at leisure
•Dinner and overnight stay in Dingboche
Traveler’s note: Did you know that from Nagarjuna Peak we can see amazing and clear views of Mt. Ama-Dablam, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu and even Island Peak! The Dingboche Western Bakery is open for business, so make sure to enjoy their delicious goods

•Breakfast and departure
•Heading more north on flat and gradual up going trails
•Reach to Thukla village
•Continue further until we reach Lobuche
•Guesthouse check-in
•Dinner and overnight stay in Lobuche
Traveler’s note: Did you know that from Tukla village (4660m) we can see incredible views of Mt. Pumori and other peaks lying west of Mt. Everest. A memorial site can also be found here to honor the falling climbers of the Everest region!

•Breakfast and departure
•We continue on the path towards Gorakshep
•Follow the rocky terrain until reaching our destination for about 3hrs.
•Guesthouse check-in and lunch
•We continue to Everest Base Camp
•We made it! Enjoy the surroundings and take those well-deserved pictures!
•Head back to Gorakshep
•Dinner and overnight stay in Gorakshep
Traveler’s note: Did you know that Everest Base Camp is located just next to the Khumbu Glacier! The next morning we have an early wake up at about 4 am to witness the sunrise view from Kalapatthar. It’s advised to charge your headlights and torches.

•Early wake up: 4:30 am
•Hike up to Kalapatthar for an amazing sunrise view
•Back to Gorakshep for breakfast and departure
•We head back towards Pheriche following the same path
•Guesthouse check-in
•Dinner and overnight stay in Pheriche

Traveler’s note: It is one of the long day’s walk and after Kalapather 1500meter continues down Pheriche Village.


•Breakfast and departure
•It’s an easy way as we are familiar with the trail
•Continue on until reaching back at Namche Bazaar
•Guesthouse check-in
•Dinner and overnight stay in Namche Bazaar
Traveler’s note: As it our last full day of trekking it’s a great idea to get some souvenirs from the market and enjoying some of our last views

•Breakfast and departure
•We head back to Lukla
•It’s our last day of trekking and we enjoy some of the last views
•Guesthouse check-in
•Dinner and overnight stay in Lukla
Traveler’s note: Did you know since it’s our last day in the Everest region we also say goodbye to our brave porters, and it’s common to hold a small farewell dinner with the team.

• Breakfast and departure
• Fly back to Kathmandu
• Airport pick up and transfer back to your hotel
• Meet at our office for your valuable travel review
• A farewell dinner
• Overnight stay in your hotel in Kathmandu

  • Hotel breakfast and check out
  • We transfer you to the international airport at approx. 3hrs before departure
  • Today is free or last-minute shopping for souvenirs or gift to your family, friends or relatives
  • We hope you enjoyed our Everest Base Camp trek and would love to see you again for your next adventure in Nepal.

What's Included?

Service includes

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car or van. It depends on the group.
  • 3 nights accommodation in 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu located tourist center, or up to you.
  • Meals on full board (Breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the in trekking.
  • Local fresh fruits like orange, apple, banana, and grape etc.
  • All accommodations during the trek.
  • Everest trekking map.
  • Both ways domestic flight from Kathmandu/ Lukla/ Kathmandu with airport tax.
  • An experienced Government licensed holder guide and porter to carry your luggage during the trek.
  • Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, types of equipment, transportation, local tax for Guide and porter
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • If you need we will provide your sleeping bag, down jackets, Duffle bag and, if necessary etc.
  • All necessary Government paper works and national park entry permits and TIMS Card etc.
  • Travel & Rescue arrangement.
  • All government taxes and Vat.

Service excludes

  • Meals yourself Kathmandu (L+D).
  • Your Travel insurance.
  • International airfare.
  • Nepal entry visa ( You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Nepal’s Airport in Kathmandu).
  • All kind drinks (Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks)
  • Personal shopping and laundry etc.
  • Personal trekking Equipments.
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver. (Tipping is expected, but it is not mandatory)
  • If do any tour and sightseeing and other activities etc.

Essential Infos

Infos - Before departure

Travel Insurance

It’s a situation upon becoming a member of any of Nepal Planet’s journeys that every one customer be insured for extensive costs that could incur because of medical issues or injuries (this consists of helicopter rescue, treatment costs, and air ambulance). Please note that we don’t arrange cell coverage.


Nepal planet company is the best all kinds of hotel accommodation provided in Kathmandu Pokhara, and among other cities, with teahouse for during the trek, like your suitable budget requirements as well. Also, an all-inclusive listing of tea houses, homestays, guest houses, and hostels is available. The most wonderful issue about those accommodation services is the perfect combination of international standards and Nepalese hospitality. Even though single rooms are available in Kathmandu and the trekking areas at lower elevations, it might be hard to locate them at higher elevations.


At some point in our trekking area, we are able to enjoy real Nepalese meals as properly the common international delicacies food (Tibetan, continental, Indian, Italian, and so on.). Breakfast and dinner will be served from the tea-houses or from a hotel menu wherein we spend the night time whereas lunch may be served on the next following destination. All meals can be supplied at some stage in trekking while only breakfast could be available at Kathmandu and Pokhara. You will also welcome farewell dinners for visitors.


To make sure you go back from trekking and hiking trips in the Himalayas in Nepal with a lot of satisfied and unforgettable memories, it’s far essential that you’re aware of the altitude acclimatization required by the human body in mountain situations. Advisable acclimatization is most important in our trekking routes are planned specifically to allow a sluggish gain in altitude with lots of our treks having extra days to permit time for acclimatization. By using slowly gaining height we attain the blessings of a gradual advantage in fitness and acclimatization. We provide advice about acclimatization and with the sensible technique we take all of our treks, anyone who is the suit and healthy must have few issues. On our Trekking and climbing trip in Nepal.

Leader & Staffs Arrangements

We have professional and experienced Leaders who are responsible for tours and treks. They’re the only ones who keep our name and the fame of our workplace. We’re proud to have them as our leaders. Leaders lead the excursion and trek in Nepal, Tibet, India, and Bhutan. We have experienced workers who have worked in excessive altitude for a long time with us. Our staffs are loyal, faithful, hardworking, and constantly dedicated to their paintings. Our group is continually at the pinnacle. The trek and expedition leaders have passed through the subsequent training:

  • Intensive Wilderness First Aid
  • Trekking Guide Training
  • Eco Trekking Workshop and Adventure Meet
  • English Language
  • mountaineering, mountaineering, and mountain climbing (for excursion leaders)

Physical Condition & Experience Requirements\

Fitness is wealth. Last healthful we would have the ability to finish the journey (trek and tour) with no trouble. So, preparation must be completed months ago. Like for Kaila’s journey, we would be heading over a 5620-meter pass. So, for this experience, we should be organized around 3 months in advance. Like we would need to walk every day. Do a normal workout which maintains us healthy at the same time as we are in discipline. Enjoy is a different essential factor. We have to hike to the hill. We should sluggish down our pace. It is right to be blanketed from the wind, and rain. Like we should wear down jackets with layers to get protected.

Pieces of equipment & Packing List

This list is a guiding principle that will help you with your adventure. Also, keep in mind that the gadgets listed below will vary a little consistent with the season and the trek length. The weight limit for your bags is 20 kg. Remember the fact that your bags will be carried by using your porter. We also suggest that you pack only what is necessary.

Important documents and items

  • Valid passport, 2 extra passport size photos, airline tickets
  • Separate photocopies of passport, visa form (easily obtained at Kathmandu airport),
  • Proof of insurance
  • Dollars, pounds, or Euros in cash for purchasing a Nepalese visa at Kathmandu airport, for paying for restaurants and hotels, for gratuities, and snacks, and purchasing your own
  • Credit cards, Bank/ATM/Cash machine cards for withdrawing funds from cash machines (bring a photocopy of your cards), traveler’s checks, etc.


  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
  • Sunglasses with UV protection


  • Thin, lightweight inner socks
  • Thick, warm wool hiking socks
  • Hiking boots with spare laces
  • Gaiters for hiking in winter


  • Lightweight gloves
  • With a waterproof shell outer (Seasonal

Lower Body

  • Under Garments
  • Hiking shorts
  • Lightweight cotton long pants
  • Fleece or wool pants (seasonal)
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants

Upper Body

  • T-shirts
  • Fleece jacket or pullover
  • Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (Optional)
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket


  • The sleeping bag rated at zero degrees
  • Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries
  • Trekking Bags/Duffel bag
  • Basic First Aid Kit
  • Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
  • Trekking Poles
  • Water bottles
  • Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet papers, etc)
  • Ear Plug (who knows some people in the group are snoring)

Date & Price

2023-01-28 to 2023-2-8 : $ 1099
2022-11-10 to 2022-11-21 : $ 1099$USD
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