Everest Base Camp Trek

duration Duration 14 Days / 13 Nights
altitude Maximum Altitude 18,520 ft
visit Best time to visit Apr - Jun, Sept - Nov
Camp Base Camp Kathmandu
Camp Thrill Level Extreme
Camp Accommodation type Tea Houses

Everest Base Camp Trek- The Dream of All Adrenaline Junkies

Everest Base Camp Trek- The Dream of All Adrenaline Junkies

Get your ticket for Everest Base Camp Trek; the world's next big adventure after Everest trekking. Being the 2nd most iconic thrill hike, the base camp trek to the titan guarantees trek difficulty that'll shake any brave heart. Throughout the trek distance, get amazed with bone-chilling experiences, challenging whether and high altitude views that are seriously fantabulously awestruck. The 14-day long expedition of trekking passes through some of the most challenging routes, serious temperature drops, and the ultimate feeling of flagging your flag at 18,500 feet. Truly, a moment to relish your whole life.

Book Mount Everest Base Camp Trekking, full of exciting challenges that can even shake the confidence of any brave heart. However, it does come with breathtaking rewards as well. The EBC path is like a melody that builds to a climax. You ascend, enjoy the high, and then descend. On the other hand, the trail gives you a high, exposes you to some of the most breathtaking alpine landscapes on earth, and keeps you intoxicated there before bringing you gradually back to reality. You will get to witness some rarest views of a U-shaped valley along with the most vibrant colors of the sky and moraine-laden mountains.

A Catered Experience on Mount Everest Base Camp Trek

Here's what else is included in our Everest base camp trek package to make it more memorable for your lifetime.

  • Enjoy staying for 14 days and 13 nights. On booking with our Everest base camp trek company includes a Guest House / Hotel in Kathmandu on Day 1 & 13 (on a sharing basis).
  • Also, enjoy staying in the Tea House and have a local life experience. Tea house stay is from day 2 - 12 on a sharing basis.
  • Travel with ease, as the pickup and drop from Kathmandu International Terminal to your hotel are covered.
  • You don't need to pay for the domestic flight between Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu. It's already covered in the  Everest base camp trek package.
  • Leave all the paperwork and permits with us. We'll cover all the essential documentation for Everest base camp trekking.
  • With an experienced and certified trek guide, hike your way up to the altitude of 18,520 ft.
  • You can offload your luggage to our porters. As we provide 1 Porter for  2 Trekkers.
  • Staff costs include their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food, and accommodation.
  • The package includes all Nepal government and local taxes.
  • For safety and precautions, our team travels with a Medical Kit (carried by the trek leader).

Please Note:- We assign a porter cum guide to single trekker.

Visit the Everest base camp trek and get into the adventure of a lifetime. A journey for those whose dreams soar higher than even the clouds. Stretch your personal endurance beyond what you thought possible.

More Surprises Awaits at Everest Base Camp Trek

Think again if you are picturing Mount Everest Base Camp in complete peace. It attracts 40,000 visitors each year as the world's ultimate trekking destination! So, on the negative side, you're never truly alone. Plus, here are some other highlights of this trek:-

  • Witness the ever-changing alpine panoramas
  • Aside from Everest, spot three of the world's highest peaks
  • Spot Mt Lhotse (27,940 feet), Mt Makalu (27,838 feet), and Mt Cho Oyu (26,864 feet), as well as the stunning Ama Dablam.
  • The final tint of alpine glow on the southwest face of Everest is simply breathtaking.
  • The enchanting view of Mount Everest with the moon behind.

Dare yourself to experience the ultimate thrill. Book Everest Base Camp Trek and get your ticket to be amazed beyond just great!

Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive at Kathmandu

Stay: Guest house/hotel Stay on Sharing.

  • Land at Kathmandu International Airport and meet our representative.
  • Get transferred to your guesthouse. Freshen up and later rest or explore nearby market trying local food & other attractions.
  • Attend a short evening briefing session about Nepal Everest base camp tour such as how to pack efficiently on Mount Everest base camp trip.
  • Post briefing session, have your dinner, and sleep.
Day 2: Lukla flight, Trek to Phakding

Flight: 30 min.
Trek: 9 km (4-5 hours).
Altitude: 8,500ft.
Stay: Tea-house Stay on Sharing.

  • Wake for breakfast and reach Lukla airport. Enjoy your 30 minutes flight admiring the splendid Himalayan views and vast open lands.
  • Once you land, meet our representative who will guide you for Phakding trek.
  • The route to Nepal Everest base camp trek starts easy and descends through several local villages. The views change depending upon the season you are trekking.
  • Check in to your tea house for the day, having dinner and rest later.
Day 3: Phakding to Namche Bazaar

Trek: 10 km (6-7 hours)
Altitude: 11,290ft.
Stay: Tea-house Stay on Sharing

  • Wake up, have breakfast and continue Everest base camp trek package trekking to Namche bazaar.
  • The Everest base camp altitude is 18,520 ft. which can be felt as you proceed. Majorly venturing through forests, take mid-day break at Monjo Village re-energizing your body.
  • Spot the First Suspension Bridge over Dudh Kosi River after 3-4Km of steep forest climb.
  • Get the first views of Mount Everest today on the way to your teahouse.
  • Check-in, have your dinner and rest.
Day 4: Acclimatization Day

Stay: Tea-house Stay on Sharing

  • Wake up for the First Acclimatization Day of Everest base camp trek 14 days and 13 nights.
  • You can feel Everest base camp weather and temperature drop here. Adjust your body, taking a short walk to Namche Bazaar.
  • Namche Bazaar is the hotspot for global trekkers aiming for the Everest, Nepal Mount Everest base camp and even nearby treks.
  • This market is worldwide known for renting Best Branded Trek goods in cheaper prices. In case, you missed yours, you can rent it from here.
  • Avoid any extensive work today. Just rest and acclimatize.
Day 5: Namche to Tengboche

Trek: 6 km (5-6 hours)
Altitude: 12,664 ft.
Stay: Tea-house Stay on Sharing

  • Continue your Mt Everest base camp tours, trekking to Tengboche.
  • Post breakfast hike to this small village in the valley with the Largest Gompa (est. 1923) in Khumbu region.
  • Everest base camp trek package from India gradually gains height on the entire 5 hour trek to Tengboche.
  • Reach your tea house by evening and checking nearby area. Later, have dinner and then rest.
Day 6: Tengboche to Dingboche

Trek: 9 km (7-8 hours)
Altitude: 14,304 ft.
Stay: Tea-house Stay on Sharing

  • Today, you’ll be trekking a little longer covering 9 km in 8hours.
  • Continue trekking to Pangboche village with Mount Ama Dablam views on the way crossing Prieche and Imja valley.
  • Later, cross Lobuche River, followed by a steep hike to Dingboche.
  • After 2hours of trek full of ascend and descend, reach your teahouse for dinner and sleep.
Day 7: Acclimatization Day

Stay: Tea-house Stay on Sharing

  • To make it one of your best Everest base camp tours, we’ve added another acclimatization day at Dingboche.
  • With a healthy body & mind-set, you can tackle a major chunk of Everest base camp trek difficulty.
  • Take a small hike to a viewpoint, spotting some of the world’s highest mountains such as Mount Lhotse, Mount Makalu, Mount Cho Yu, besides the other high peaks. Stroll nearby market, meeting locals in the region.
  • Later, return to your teahouse by evening, have dinner and rest.
Day 8: Dingboche to Lobuche

Trek: 3.5km (3 hours)
Altitude: 15,157 ft.
Stay: Tea-house Stay on Sharing

  • Wake up for breakfast and trek to Dughla / Thukla.
  • The trail is mostly flat and offers a splendid view of the glacial lake with Mt. Pumori to your right.
  • A few meters on Everest base camp trek distance, you’ll cross Dudhkoshi River.
  • Reach your tea house stay for dinner. Admire the mountain view for some time and then rest.
Day 9: Laboche - Gorkhashep - Everest Base Camp - Gorkhashep

Trek: 15 km (7-8 hours)
Altitude: 17,600 ft.
Stay: Tea-house Stay on Sharing

  • Start the day with breakfast and trek to Gorkhashep.
  • Spot the Everest base camp as you approach to Nepal Everest Base Camp.
  • All Everest base camp tours halts at Gorkhashep. Which is why it buzzes with trekkers everywhere.
  • Refill your bottles here and continue to Nepal Mount Everest base camp trek.
  • Everest Base camp is moderate with slippery patches and a windy ridge that borders the Khumbu glacier.
  • After such a challenging trail, reach the famous Everest Base camp. The temperature here usually drops to -5 degrees in summers and -15 degrees in winters.
  • From the Everest base camp height of 17,600 ft., you will be able to view some of the world’s highest mountains. You will feel a different feeling while standing there. A feeling of victory and pride will fill your chest.
  • After spending enough time at the Everest base camp, trek back to Gorkhashep to rest at your Tea House.
Day 10: Hike to Kala Patthar and descend to Periche

Trek: 10 km (7-8 hours)
Altitude: 18,520ft. and to 16,207ft.
Stay: Tea-house Stay on Sharing

  • Wake up, have your breakfast and trek to Kala Patthar- the highest point of the trek.
  • Trek for 2.5 - 3 hours crossing boulders and reach Kala Patthar.
  • Get the view Mt. Everest, Mt Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, the Khumbu glacier and the entire Everest base camp.
  • Enjoy your time at Kala Patthar and then return to Gorkhashep.
  • Retrace your way back to Laboche. Then hike 3-4 hours to reach Periche village, crossing the Dhugla/Thukla Pass one last time.
  • Settle in your tea house and sleep listening to Tsola River running by the village.
Day 11: Periche to Namche Bazaar

Trek: 10 km (5-6 hours)
Altitude: 11,290 ft.
Stay: Tea-house Stay on Sharing

  • Wake up surrounded by astonishing mountain peak views.
  • Have breakfast and start hiking back to Namche Bazaar.
  • Trek through few ups and downs safely and return to Namche Bazaar.
  • Once you have reached, settle in and retire for the day.
Day 12: Namche Bazaar to Lukla

Trek: 13 km (7-8 hours)
Altitude: 9,186ft.

  • Wake up, get fresh and have your breakfast.
  • Trek back to Lukla, that’ll take 7 hours (on average) covering 13 Km.
  • Arrive Lukla to your tea house stay. Have dinner and rest.
Day 13: Lukla to Kathmandu

Flight: 35mins

  • Proceed to Lukla Airport and fly to Kathmandu.
  • Spend overnight stay at Hostel.
Day 14: Departure
  • Have breakfast and check out.
  • Reach Kathmandu Airport and fly back home.
The trek ends here.

How to Reach Starting Point - Mt Everest Base Camp Trek

Air: - Take a flight to Kathmandu airport and meet our representative, who will guide you to the allocated accommodation.

Road: - Take a morning flight to Gorakhpur and from there take a bus to Kathmandu.

Rail: - Take a train to Gorakhpur railway station and from there take a shared cab or bus to Kathmandu.

Things to Carry on Mount Everest Base Camp Trek

  1. Shirts / T-shirts –5/6, Trekking Pants -4-5
  2. Windproof jacket of decent quality (no flimsy wind cheaters please!) preferably with a hood.
  3. Warm and thick Fleece / Full-sleeve Woollen Sweater.
  4. Thermal inner wear (upper & lower), Scarf/muffler.
  5. Woollen cap, Woollen gloves, Woollen socks & regular socks (5-6 pairs).
  6. Comfortable Trekking (Waterproof shoes with a thick sole are recommended).
  7. Lightweight floaters/sandals/slippers.
  8. Raincoat / Poncho, Small quick dry towel.
  9. Water bottle (sturdy ones).
  10. Cap / Hat to keep the strong sun away from your face.
  11. Sun glasses (polarized/UV Protected), Walking stick / Trekking pole.
  12. Sunscreen Lotion, Lip Balm, Torch / Flashlight (with extra batteries).
  13. Medicines, if requiring any specific medication.
  14. Personal toiletries.
  15. Day pack/small bag in case if you are planning to offload your regular backpack.
  16. Hand Sanitizer.
  17. Extra face masks.
  18. Valid government ID proof (Passport).

Mount Everest Base Camp Trek Inclusions :-
  1. All Stays during the trek.
    (i) Stay in Guest House / Hotel at Kathmandu on Day 1 & 13 on a sharing basis,
    (ii) Stay in Tea House during the trek from day 2 - 12 on a sharing basis.
  2. Airport Pick up and Drop at the Kathmandu International Terminal.
  3. Domestic return flights (Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu).
  4. All necessary paperwork and everest base camp trekking permits.
  5. Experienced and certified trek guide.
  6. Porter Service (2 Trekkers : 1 Porter).
  7. Staff costs include their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food, and accommodation.
  8. All Nepal government and local taxes.
  9. Medical Kit (carried by your trek leader).

Please Note:- For a single trekker we provide a porter cum guide.

Mount Everest Base Camp Trek Exclusions :-
  1. The above trek charges do not include the GST charges (5%).
  2. Food and drinking water throughout the trip.
  3. Soft-drinks / Beverages / Alcohols / Snacks / Chocolates Etc.
  4. Additional accommodtion and food expenses if trek gets delayed due to weather, flight cancellation, health, or any other reason.
  5. Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.).
  6. Health Insurance, Personal Insurance, and other travel insurance.
  7. Expenses for evacuation and rescue operations due to natural calamity, mishaps, injury, or any health problem.
  8. Nepalese visa fee.
  9. Flight charges to reach and depart from Kathmandu.
  10. In case if your trek remains incomplete or uninitiated because of ""force majeure"", medical emergency, or by personal choice after you arrive at the starting point, you will not be able to get a refund, reschedule or replace any services that remain unutilized by you.
  11. Any additional cost incurred due to changes in Government Guidelines related to travel/trek/COVID-19 will be borne by the Guest.
  12. Anything which is not included in Inclusion.

Cancellation Policies for Everest Base Camp Trek
  1. If cancellations are made within 2 - 9 days before the date of departure, 100% of total amount will be charged as cancellation fee.
  2. If cancellations are made between 10-17 days before the date of departure, 75% of total amount will be charged as cancellation fee.
  3. If cancellations are made between 18-24 days before the date of departure, 50% of total amount will be charged as cancellation fee.
  4. If cancellations are made between 25 days or more before the date of departure, 40% of total amount will be charged as cancellation fee.
  5. Rescheduling of the tour/trek is applicable only once, after that if you want to cancel your tour/trek or reschedule it again, it is not possible and you do not get any refund.
  6. If you book the trek by paying 25% of the booking amount and fail to make the 100% payment before 30 days from date of travel. In this case, your booking will get cancelled automatically and can only be reconfirmed once you make the full payment, depending on the availability of slots.
  7. In case if your trek remains incomplete or uninitiated because of ""force majeure"", medical emergency, any kind of government or union restrictions or by personal choice within 2 days from date of departure, you will not be able to get refund, reschedule or replace any services that remain underutilized by you.
  8. Cancellations are strictly subjected to cancellation policies mentioned on the website & are irrespective of the date of booking.
  9. The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days.
  10. Moustache Escapes holds the rights of modify the cancellation policy at any time depending on the situation.

FAQ’s on Everest Base Camp Trek

How difficult is it to climb Everest Base Camp?

The Everest Base Camp is moderately challenging. Two weeks are frequently needed for the trek. Although no prior trekking experience is necessary for the EBC Trek, it is advised that the trekker be determined and in good physical condition.

Can any normal person go to Everest Base Camp?

Although the trek to Everest Base Camp won't be easy, it isn't a difficult climb. So, if you're in good physical and mental shape, you should be able to handle the task. This journey takes place at a high altitude and lasts for at least 10 days.

How much does it cost to go to Everest Base Camp?

Everest base camp trekking cost from India depends upon the inclusions, you want in the package. However, our prices for booking Everest base camp trek from Kathmandu at 46,000/ only.

What is Everest base camp temperature?

The temperature at the Everest Base Camp is generally 25 degree Celsius to -20 degree Celsius. During the day, the temperature can be as high as 25 degrees Celsius and at night, it can drop down to -20 to -30 degrees Celsius.

What is Everest base camp trek distance?

On an average, it takes 12-14 days to do the entire Mount Everest base camp trekking. The trip starts from Lukla, where you land from Kathmandu on a 35-minute flight. From Lukla, you will trek through the Kumbhu region and then to the Everest Base Camp. This whole trip takes around 09 days of hiking and descending down back to Lukla takes around 04 days.

What is the Best time to trek Everest base camp?

The suggested time for EBC trek is from March to Mid-June and September to Mid-December. The temperature is moderate in these times and guarantees amazing views through the trip.

What sort of hotels do we stay at during the trek?

On our trek, you get to enjoy staying at  wooden teahouses. In Kathmandu, you will be staying at standard hotels. The rooms are comfortable with basic amenities. Blankets and fresh sheets will be provided.

What showers and laundry facilities will be available on the trek?

The most common type is a bucket shower, a usual bucket with a tap filled with hot water and placed in a shower room. The attached bathrooms and toilets are not available unless you book for a luxury lodge during the EBC trek. It is highly recommended to carry your own toilet paper and other required toiletries.

What food will be available?

You can choose the food from the menu and it depends on the place. Generally, food is not included in the package as the food is very expensive and getting food included in the package costs higher for the whole package.

Do I need to have travel insurance? How likely is altitude sickness?

It is recommended to buy travel insurance and make sure it covers emergency evacuation at high altitude. Altitude sickness can attack anyone no matter if your fitness level is good, the solution is to take time and walk slowly.

Do you have a recommended list of clothing we should bring?

Answer: We have the whole section with a summarized list of ‘Things to Carry’ section on the Everest base camp trek page on our website, where you can get the full list of clothing to be carried.

How much weight to carry on the trek?

It is advisable to carry a 60L backpack and 1 small bag, as carrying heavy luggage is not considered good for the trek. Apart from this, porters will be there to carry the luggage and will carry upto 10 kgs of the weight per person.

Will I need an oxygen cylinder on Everest base camp trek?

Generally, oxygen cylinders are not required for Everest Base Camp trek as our trek itinerary is designed in such a way that it provides enough acclimatization. In case of severe altitude sickness, we will come back to a lower altitude immediately.

What altitude medication will be available on the expedition? Do we need to take tablets before/during the trek?

All the guides on the trek are trained medical professionals and have the first-aid kits along with necessary medications with them. So, immediate medical facilities are provided to anyone who falls sick on the trek.

Is it easy to climb Everest Base Camp? How to prep yourself for this trek?

Yes. Everest base camp trek is a trek that requires you to be in good shape to do this trek. You need to have good core strength and good metabolism to walk on this trek because unless you are not fit, you will not be able to enjoy the experience of the trek completely.

Is there electricity and wi-fi access on the Everest region?

Electricity will be available during your trek to Everest base camp to recharge your electrical equipment and as for internet connectivity, you can get at different shops during the trek. For charging your phone, laptop or camera and using the internet will be chargeable during the trek.

Can a beginner do Everest Base Camp Trek?

While reaching the peak of Mount Everest certainly needs years of mountaineering expertise and technique, reaching Everest Base Camp (EBC) does not. The trek to Everest base camp is categorized as moderate difficulty. The best way to train yourself for the EBC trek is by preparing yourself mentally and physically.

How long does it take to hike to Everest Base Camp?

The typical Everest Base Camp Trek is 130 kilometres round trip and takes 14 days to complete. It takes 9 days to travel to Everest Base Camp and 5 days to return during those 14 days.

Can you sleep at Everest Base Camp?

We don't spend the night at base camp as part of our Everest Base Camp Trek package. Instead, you stay at Gorak Shep, to rest at your Tea House. Special permits are necessary to spend the night at base camp and can be secured for an extra fee.

Can I go to Everest Base Camp alone?

Yes. You are free to hike to Everest Base Camp without a guide, unlike many other expeditions. Although you can hike this trail by yourself, we advise using the local Sherpas.

Is Everest Base Camp free?

You will require two permissions to accomplish the Everest Base Camp trek: an admission permit for Sagarmatha National Park and one for Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality. The regional fee for Solukhumbu is about $20 per person and can be paid in Lukla or Monjo.

How much does Everest Base Camp Trek cost in Indian rupees?

The best way to go to Everest base Camp is by booking with Moustache Escapes. Our EBC trek package is inclusive of all necessary permits. The Everest Base Camp Trek cost in Indian rupees starts at a price of INR 46,000 /-.

Is Everest Base Camp trek crowded?

The Everest Base Camp trek path can get fairly congested during peak seasons due to its growing popularity in recent years. Every year, up to 30,000–40,000 individuals travel to Everest Base Camp! Up to 500 people can set out on the trek route each day at the busiest times of the year.

What is the cheapest way to climb Everest?

According to a report by ExpedReview, the Nepali operators conduct the cheapest trek to Everest Base Camp. Besides, there are plenty of other budget options to book from. One such is booking with Moustache Escapes, where you can customize your EBC trek as per you estimated price range.

Can you trek to Everest base camp on your own?

Anyone who is fit and confident about directions can successfully trek to Everest base camp. You might need to plan your expense carefully. For an organized and hassle-free itinerary, you can anytime book Moustache's Everest Base Camp Trek Package.

Is trekking to Everest base camp worth it?

The Everest Base Camp Trek is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for many trekkers. Yet, a lot of individuals find the ascent to Everest Base Camp challenging in a variety of circumstances. The majority of people will find this path challenging. That is not a trip for tourists and necessitates extensive preparation.

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