Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest Base Camp Trek

Duration Duration 15 Days
Meals Meals
  • 14 Breakfast
  • 11 Lunch
  • 11 Dinner
Accommodation Accommodation
  • Hotel in Kathmandu
  • Lodges in Trek
Activites Activities
  • Trekking
  • Sightseeing
  • Scenic Flight
Price Reduced US$ 1850 Price Starts From US$ 1650

Overview of Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest Base Camp Trekking is one of the world’s most famous trails. You trek in the shadow of the world’s highest elevation; it is a breathtaking trip for every trekker willing to trek on this trail. The journey starts with the flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, a great adventure. Once you arrive at Lukla airport, the feeling is extraordinary as you land in the planet’s most adventurous airport. The sensation is full of thrill; the excitement to start this journey is something joyous.

Nepal can provide you with any type of trek suitable for you, depending on the length of the trek and the motive. Among all those, the Everest Base Camp trek falls among the top trekking destinations in the world, providing you with life-altering and magnificent Himalayan experiences. Nepal and Tibet are the two base camps of the highest mountain on earth. The South base camp lies in Nepal, whereas the North base camp lies in Tibet.

“Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude,” as said by a famous person; people loving high altitude crave to reach a maximum height. Everest base camp in the South is at an altitude of 5380 meters (17,600 feet). Reaching this altitude is not difficult if you are fit and have a solid determination to reach your destination.

Highlights of Everest Base Camp Trek

  • Explore the incredible Sherpa Villages from Namche Bazaar to Dingboche and witness their historical tradition
  • Trek through Sagarmatha National Park, which offers a blend of superior natural treasures, including wild species
  • Explore Namche Bazaar’s Hillary Museum and Sherpa Museum to learn more about the heritage
  • Discover numerous monasteries, including Tengboche Monastery, from an extraordinary lofty perch
  • Ascend from the edge of Khumbu Glacier and enjoy a glimpse of imposing Himalayas from the brink of Lhotse Glacier and Gokyo RI.
  • With breathtaking views of Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and Makalu, conclude your trek to Kala Patthar summit at 5555 meters.

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Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary

Inclusion Details
Accommodation and Meals
  • 3-Star hotel in Kathmandu
  • Standard lodge during the trek
  • 3-times meals during the trek
  • 3 cups of tea/coffee during the trek
Guide and Porters
  • One experienced and well-trained guide
  • One assistant guide for 5+ trekkers
  • Necessary porters in 2:1 Ratio
  • Guide cum porter for Solo trekker
Transportation
  • International airport transfer two times
  • Domestic airport transfer two times
  • Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu airfare
  • Other land transportation
Other Inclusion
  • Everest Base Camp Trek Permit and TIMS
  • Sightseeing entrance Fees
  • Trekking Map, achievement certificate
  • Applicable Government Taxes

What's Not Included
Before the Trek
  • International Airfare and Nepal Visa Fee
  • Trekking equipment
  • Pre and post accommodation
  • Travel Insurance
During the trek
  • Personal Expenses like laundry, bar bills, etc
  • Extra night hotel accommodation in the City area
  • Upgrade hotel accommodation and extra porter
  • Tipping for Guide and porter
Trip Detail Information

EBC Trek Route

We will trek towards Phakding once our flight from Kathmandu lands at Lukla (2,860m). The trek to Namche Bazaar (3,438m) from Phakding will take approximately two and three hours. Similarly, following the northern trail from the Dudh Koshi River’s edge, we will eventually arrive in Tengboche (3,870m) from Namche Bazaar. Likewise, we will stop at Pangboche after 3 hours of trekking, passing through several Sherpa villages and monasteries. Dingboche (4,630m) will welcome us after another three hours of trekking.

We will eventually arrive at Lobuche after trekking through the productive Dingboche region and making solid progress. We will trek directly to Everest Base Camp from Lobuche, passing through Gorakshep (5,170m). We will ascend the Kalapathhar (5,555m) summit after trekking the Everest Base Camp. Within 4 hours of starting our trek from EBC, the continuous ascent will get us to Kala Patthar. In the same manner, we will then return to Gorakshep before arriving at Lobuche. Furthermore, taking the same route back to Lukla from Lobuche, we will fly back to Kathmandu and end this expedition.

Himalayan View

What can be more adventurous than trekking on Everest’s base camp, the highest mountain on earth? Everest Base camp trekking is among the best destinations for high-altitude lovers worldwide. The fantastic beauty of nature is reflected in the laps of high-altitude mountains. Rhododendron forests and hills are famous attractions for travelers. The mesmerizing view of Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Amadablam, Mt. Pumori, and Mt. Thamserku can be observed on this trek. Everest base camp Trekking package lasts for 15 days or more. For further details, please feel free to inquire us.

Various cultures, ethnicities, and spirituality are spread throughout Nepal. The warm hospitality of the people in Nepal provides a fantastic feeling to the travellers, making an unforgettable experience for the trekkers. The poor, good-hearted Nepalese will benefit one way or the other from the expense of the trekkers. The journey to the Everest base camp begins from the capital city Kathmandu. Lukla, Namche Bazar is a lovely place to visit. The difference in the landscape and lifestyle of various areas within this small nation is beautiful. The Everest base camp trek is a perfect destination for trekkers.

Everest Base Camp Trek Accommodation and Food

Luxurious deluxe hotels are available in the capital city, Kathmandu, Lukla, and Namche Bazar, whereas comfortable local lodges are available on the trekking route. Hygienic food will be provided to the trekkers on the journey. The local foods and lifestyles of the people in these areas leave a sweet taste to the visitors.

Safety Tips for EBC Trek

Loyal and experienced guides will accompany and provide necessary details throughout the trek. Altitude sickness is one of the general queries to any Trekker willing to go to the Everest base camp trek. Our guides will inform us about necessary precautions and acclimatization rules during the trip, and trekkers will be provided with essential medicines if needed. The trekkers should carry the required equipment along with them. Porters will be available for trekking if needed by the trekkers.

Health and Fitness

The Everest Base Camp Trek is considered to be of a moderate to easy difficulty level. But to succeed on this expedition, you must be physically and psychologically fit. For this trek, your medical appearance should be excellent. Since there will be more elevation gain after Namche Bazaar, you should become ready to exert your endurance. It might not be appropriate for you if you have any lung-related health issues.

Furthermore, before going on a trek, doing cardiovascular exercise, stretching, and conditioning workouts will assist keep you upright on the trek. The ascent from Gorakshep will be tricky. The top of Kalapathhar also requires an elevation rise of about 200 meters from EBC. Therefore, Everest Base Camp Trekking requires the correct quantity of energy, often consuming food and drinks while on the trail.

Before the trek, you can also get some practice carrying backpacks and bags and hill running since you must have specific bag packs while on the trek; this will be a bit unconventional for you if you are a beginner. In addition, you may easily trek the Everest Base Camp if you are in good health and physical shape. Before Everest Base Camp Trekking, make sure to keep your physical and mental stability in better shape.

Best time for Everest Base Camp Trek

Spring Season

The spring revives the rich greenery of the Everest Region after the harsh winter. Likewise, spring runs from the first week of February to the last week of May. Because of the spring season, this region’s new atmosphere and incredible clarity add glitz to the excursion. There will be a massive wave of rhododendron, together with lofty pine woods, from Namche Bazaar to Dingboche. The midday temperature will be slightly over 7 degrees Celsius. As the midday temperature will be mild, you can pack a hat, shorts, and a vest to trek. Likewise, it will be below -5 degrees Celsius at night.

Autumn Season

The Everest Base Camp trek is equally stunning in the autumn. A diversity of blossoms, rare species, and dense forests along the trail welcome you. In addition to this, the full view of several mountains is so clear attributable to the pleasant climate that it just mystifies you. The temperature during the day will be mild, hovering around 10 degrees Celsius, while the temperature at night is below freezing, below -8 degrees Celsius. The Everest region will also be undergoing a time of cultural events, which will be fascinating to see. Everything will be ideal for the Everest Base Camp Trek in autumn, including the weather and scenery. This season usually runs from September to the first week of November.

Winter Season

The Everest Region will see severe cold from the last week of November until the first week of February. Trek will be pretty unpleasant because the temperature will be below freezing. From Namche Bazaar to the Kala Patthar, the winter season brings a lot of snow. The amount of snow you see will increase with height.

The expedition will differ slightly from prior seasons, making it more difficult than average. Similarly, some trekkers may find the snowy landscape the most excellent part of the year. For such trekkers, this will be the best season. The daytime temperature will be less than -10 degrees Celsius, while the overnight temperature will be around -15 and -20 degrees Celsius.

Summer Season

From June to August, the Everest region experiences considerable rain, which makes trekking routes more strenuous and tedious. Heavy rain fell directly on these mountains due to the chilly, easterly “Bay of Bengal” breeze. The rain makes the environment murky with low clouds, preventing it from seeing the mountains and surrounding scenery.

Similar to this, there will be an intense sun over the region, raising the temperature to 15 to 20 degrees Celsius. The temperature drops below -5 degrees Celsius at night. Only adventurous trekkers would choose to join the trek during this season. Even though it rains nearly every hour of the day, the view of the vicinity becomes more evident after precipitation.

 

EBC Trek Difficulty

The EBC trek’s degree of difficulty ranges from simple to moderate. There isn’t much need to consider it because the trial will be straightforward with lots of uphill and downhill. Our primary target on this trek will be Kallapathar, 5555m. On some of the trekking routes, there will be an additional height increase that you should be aware of.

Everest Base Camp won’t be very simple to trek, but you may take safety precautions and other measures before attempting it. Altitude sickness is also possible with a height of more than 5000m, which might be problematic during the trek. Additionally, you may ascend to Everest Base Camp quickly if you have a robust and well-developed physique and flexible musculature.

Similarly, acclimatization days help to lessen fatigue and the danger of altitude sickness throughout the trek. Altitude sickness is less likely if you stay hydrated, eat meals that give you energy, and get enough rest. Apart from that, the Everest Base Camp trek is suitable for all levels of trekkers, from beginners to experienced ones.

Electricity and Charging Facilities

Every teahouse in the Everest region will have electricity and charging infrastructure. The availability of charging points is not a concern. Additionally, you can pack a power adaptor if there is no electricity at a higher altitude. Further, certain teahouses may impose a surcharge for charging approximately USD 1 or fewer services. Similarly, when it comes to electricity, inclement weather might occasionally cause an electrical outage in the Everest Region.

Insurance, Rescue, and Evacuation

Purchasing travel insurance is a crucial decision to make while trekking to Everest Base Camp. Trekking beyond 5000 meters is somewhat hazardous; anything may happen. Therefore to address the main problem, you can get travel insurance if something unpleasant occurs. Don’t forget to purchase travel insurance with more than 5000m of altitude.

There won’t be any problems rescuing you if you have travel insurance. As part of the travel insurance, there will also be helicopter rescues. Also, our personnel will always be there to help you if any problems arise with your health or any natural disaster. To evacuate you from such a scenario, there will always be a rescue team and a rapid response technical team ready.

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What other travelers say?
4.9
4.5 Star Rating

Based on 3 Reviews

Glennie J. Eisenbarth
New York, United States

Stunning Everest Experience

Trekking up to Everest Base Camp was challenging, but it was much more satisfying and beyond my expectations. I communicated first-class with Pradip, who organized this EBC trek and Itinerary. I had an excellent trekking guide named Chetup, who looked after my ups and downs throughout the trek. He kept me informed about the Trekking distance to be covered, height to be ascended, and altitude to be reached daily, keeping me safe.
I will surely return to Nepal and have another adventure with Peregrine Trek. Namaste.


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Jennifer J. Chavez
Zwickau, Germany

First Class Everest Expedition

Apart from arranging the entire Everest Base Camp Trek, Peregrine Trek made my emergency helicopter evacuation successful despite the busy trekking season. Before that, the trek was fantastic. The trekking guides handled us very carefully; nothing was too much trouble for them. They even offered to carry our hike bag pack when the going got too harsh. The porters were awesomely fantastic. Every food we had at our stop was just so delicious and energetic; I had no space left for the snacks I stocked up for hikes. At the office, Mr. Pradip was way too concerned and on time with us for our hotel transfers, airport pickup, and so on.

I highly recommend PEREGRINE TREKS as a trekking company. Client safety and satisfaction are their main priority. All the best, and we will return.


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Gemma McDougall
Normanville, Australia

First class Everest Base Camp Trek

We recently are back from completing one of the excellent treks in Nepal, the Everest Base camp Trek. Before the trek, I unfortunately suffered food poisoning in Kathmandu, but Peregrine treks were much of a help to rearrange everything and make our trip back on track. We started our trip, and on the first day, we acclimatized to Namche Bazar, where the accommodation and altitude were perfect. Our trekking guide and porter were brilliant on the EBC trek; we always felt safe and in good hands.

Pradip was a beneficial and easy-to-communicate guy at the Peregrine office. I recommend Peregrine Trek to everyone visiting Nepal for the excellent trek and pass on a helpful trekking review.


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