Treks to Everest Base Camp are among the most well-liked and thrilling adventure treks in Nepal. In this overview, we briefly cover the Everest Base Camp trek price, the Everest Base Camp trek itinerary, and a few additional intriguing Everest trekking packages. We like helping individuals realize their dreams of participating in the Everest Base Camp Trek. With its varied scenery and hiking routes, this is the ideal vacation adventure in Nepal. The terrain is still lush at lower elevations, with gorgeous woods and clean streams. As we go closer to Everest Base Camp, the landscape transforms into a stunning rocky area surrounded by snow-capped mountains that are a credit to Nepal’s Himalayas! This well-known region is well-known for its culture in addition to hiking. The route to Everest Base Camp is lined with ancient Buddhist stupas and monasteries and is where the fabled Sherpa was born.
Besides being surrounded by some of the tallest mountains in the world, this makes the climb to Everest Base Camp even more amazing! A Yeti is even rumored to prowl the area near Everest Base Camp, according to local legend. In the Khumjung Monastery, a Yeti skull may be found. A visit to Kalapatthar in the early morning for one of the most breathtaking sunrises you’ve ever seen over Mount Everest is the highlight of this trek in Nepal to the highest mountain in the world.
For those who wish to experience more Everest adventures, we are planning some amazing Everest trekking packages in accordance with your preferences. Everest Panorama Trekking concentrates more on those breathtaking vistas as it takes you on a brief hike up to Tengboche Monastery, Ama Dalam Base Camp, Island Base Camp, and Cho Oyo Base Camp. The Everest Three Passes trek in Nepal, which is a little more difficult, follows a counterclockwise path past all of the region’s major attractions.
You don’t have time to visit Everest Base Camp. Don’t worry; we can even arrange a one-day helicopter tour to Everest Base Camp, allowing you to still explore this incredible location and return in time for your upcoming
With so many possibilities, we do suggest the Everest Base Camp trip for anyone looking for excitement and a memorable vacation. Make your dream of visiting Everest Base Camp a reality by trekking with Nepal Planet Treks!
How long does the ascent to Everest base camp take?
In just 8 days, you can reach Everest Base Camp! 2 days of acclimatization followed by 6 days of trekking
Start in two days from Lukla to Phakding and then from Phakding to Namche Bazaar. A day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization and another day of hiking to Tengboche From there, another day was spent hiking to Dingboche, where another day was spent adjusting to the altitude. Following this, you may reach Everest Base Camp in just two days of hiking through Lobuche and Gorakshep.
How much does a hike to Everest Base Camp cost?
The price of your expedition to Everest Base Camp will depend on the services you want. Approximately 65 USD per day, or 1165 USD per person, over the course of 14 days. Although it is advised to take a few extra days on your visa in case of a delayed flight from or to Lukla airport, this cost includes all other services such as housing, transportation to and from Lukla, porters and guides, etc. It does not include the cost of any sightseeing.
What time of year is ideal for climbs to Everest Base Camp?
It’s wise to research the ideal time to visit each destination. Nepal Planet Treks suggests traveling either before or after the rainy season. The best time to travel is from late September to early December, and from mid-February to late May. When the skies are clear and the Everest region is visible, October to November or March to May will be the finest months to visit Everest Base Camp.
What supplies or equipment should I take on my trips to Everest Base Camp?
To ensure that your trekking trip is hassle-free, you should pack the appropriate gear or equipment for any form of high-altitude trekking. What supplies or equipment are recommended for Everest Base Camp? You see, Nepal Planet Treks offers a free standard-size sleeping bag as well as a free waterproof trekking backpack! Rentable hiking boots are available. We do suggest packing the following in order to maximize your experience when trekking to Everest Base Camp:
a rainproof jacket, a headlamp or torch, a pair of comfy socks, and hiking boots, as well as thermal
undergarments and footwear that will keep tiny stones out of your shoes. The majority of the hiking equipment is also available for purchase or even rental in Thamel, Kathmandu’s main tourist district.
The trek schedule to Everest Base Camp in 2023, 2024
The 14-day Everest Base Camp trip always begins with a picturesque flight to Lukla, an airfield situated right on a Himalayan ridge. After landing at this wonderful airport, we depart for Phakding, which will serve as our first overnight stop on this incredible trek through Nepal. This amazing village, which is close to a river, is a fantastic place to end the first day of our Everest Base Camp tour. The following day, we ascend farther through a jungle landscape and enter the Sagarmatha National Park. Some insider information: Everest is known locally as Sagarmatha. We arrive at Namche Bazaar,
the largest settlement in the area, following a successful day of trekking.
is primarily populated by Sherpas.
There are many attractions in this town, including interesting museums and quaint restaurants. A wonderfully amazing town to visit when on the Everest Base Camp climb, the streets are lined with distinctive handicrafts and Himalayan goods. Your safety is our first priority at Nepal Planet Treks since acute mountain sickness is no joke!
To prepare for the next higher altitudes, we have an acclimatization day in this lovely town.
A hike up to the Everest View Hotel and to Khumjung village can be used to accomplish this. Despite the fact that not all Everest trekking programs include this excursion, we can still make it happen for you! As we proceed with our Everest Base Camp trek itinerary, it’s time to travel to Tengboche, a renowned Buddhist Monastery and a fantastic location to engage with the local way of life. It is immensely encouraging to converse with Buddhist monks and observe their peaceful meditation. Not to mention witnessing Mount Everest.
There is nothing better than Ama-Dablam and Lhotse while sipping a hot brew from the Tengboche Western Bakery.
The following day, according to our timetable for the Everest Base Camp trip, we go to Dingboche, where we also spend our second acclimatization day. With a climb up to Nagarjuna Peak, we obtain breathtaking views of Mount Ama-Dablam, Mount Lhotse, Mount Makalu, Island Peak, and many more. After a restful night’s sleep, we depart for Lobuche, where we’ll spend our final night before traveling to Everest Base Camp.
We have to hike through difficult terrain for a few hours to get to Gorakshep from Lobuche. We can leave our bulky luggage at the guesthouse after checking in and proceed directly to Everest Base Camp.
The feeling of arriving at this famed and well-known location is incredible, with the Khumbu Glaciers lying below and the lofty mountains around EBC. Since the view of Mount Everest from base camp is not the best, our guide will take you to Kalapatthar Hill the following morning to experience the best vista of the mountain and an amazing sunrise.
1) The day of arrival in Kathmandu (1,300 m | 4,264 ft.)
2) Travel by plane to Phakding (2,652m | 8,700ft) from Lukla (2,800m | 9,186ft).
3) Hike to Namche Bazaar (3,440 meters | 11,283 feet).
4) Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar
5) Trek to Tengboche (12,884 feet/3,980 meters).
6) Hike to Dingboche (4,480 meters | 14,776 feet).
7) Acclimatization day in Dingboche
8) Travel to Lobuche (4,928 m/16,164 ft).
9) Hike to Everest Base Camp (5,320m | 17,450ft) and then trek to Gorakshep (5,160m | 16,929ft).
10) Trek to Pheriche (4,358m | 14,295ft) and climb Kalapatthar (5,550m | 18,204ft) early in the morning.
Trek (3,440 m | 11,283 ft) to Namche Bazaar.
Trek to Lukla (2,800 meters | 9,186 feet).
13) Take a plane to return to Kathmandu (1,300 m/4,264 ft).
Day-Departure from Nepal