EVEREST BASE CAMP

A Journey to the Roof of the World

EVEREST BASE CAMP

A Journey to the Roof of the World

Base Camp

Kathmandu

Region

Nepal

Trek Grade

Difficult +

Trek Distance

108 Kms

Trek Duration

13 Days

Highest Altitude

18,200 ft

Best Season

April to October

Pick & Drop Point

Kathmandu

Nearest Airport

Kathmandu/ Lukla

Railway Station

NA

Contact Us

₹ 74,000

₹ 68,500

+5% GST

Region

Nepal

Base Camp

Kathmandu

Trek Grade

Difficult +

Trek Distance

108 Kms

Trek Duration

13 Days

Highest Altitude

18,200 ft

Best Season

April to October

Pick & Drop Point

Kathmandu

Nearest Airport

Kathmandu/ Lukla

Railway Station

NA

Contact Us

₹ 74,000

₹ 68,500
+5% GST

ABOUT EVEREST BASE CAMP

Trekking to Everest Base Camp (EBC) is a dream for many adventure enthusiasts, offering an unparalleled opportunity to immerse oneself in the breathtaking beauty of the Himalayas and witness some of the world’s highest peaks up close. Situated at an elevation of 5,364 meters (17,598 feet), Everest Base Camp serves as the starting point for mountaineers attempting to summit the mighty Mount Everest, the tallest peak on Earth standing at a staggering 8,848 meters (29,029 feet).

The journey to Everest Base Camp is not just about reaching a destination; it’s a transformative experience that encompasses awe-inspiring landscapes, rich cultural encounters, and physical and mental challenges. Trekking through the rugged terrain of the Khumbu region, adventurers are treated to panoramic views of snow-capped peaks, sprawling glaciers, and picturesque Sherpa villages nestled amidst the mountains.

The trail to Everest Base Camp (EBC) is peppered with iconic landmarks and scenic vistas that leave a lasting impression on trekkers. Highlights along the route include the vibrant Sherpa town of Namche Bazaar, the spiritual Tengboche Monastery with its sweeping mountain backdrop, and the mesmerizing vistas from Kala Patthar, a popular viewpoint offering unparalleled views of Mt. Everest and its neighboring peaks.

One of the most significant challenges of the Everest Base Camp trek is dealing with high altitude. As trekkers ascend higher into the Himalayas, the air becomes thinner, and the risk of altitude-related illnesses such as altitude sickness increases. It’s essential to allow time for acclimatization, which involves ascending gradually and taking rest days to allow the body to adjust to the altitude.

Trekkers typically spend two to three nights in Namche Bazaar and one night each in Tengboche and Dingboche to acclimatize before reaching Everest Base Camp. During these rest days, trekkers can explore the surrounding area or take short hikes to higher elevations to aid in acclimatization.

One of the most enriching aspects of the Everest Base Camp trek is the opportunity to immerse oneself in the unique culture and traditions of the Sherpa people, who have called the Khumbu region their home for centuries. Trekkers are welcomed with warm hospitality in tea houses along the trail, where they can sample traditional Sherpa cuisine and engage in meaningful exchanges with local communities.

The weather in the Everest region can be unpredictable, with temperatures varying widely depending on the time of year and elevation. The primary best trekking seasons are spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November), when the weather is generally clear, and the skies are blue. These seasons offer the best visibility and comfortable temperatures for trekking.

In contrast, the winter months (December to February) bring cold temperatures and the possibility of snowfall, making trekking more challenging. The summer months (June to August) coincide with the monsoon season, bringing heavy rain and cloudy skies, which can obscure mountain views and create slippery trails.

Trekking to Everest Base Camp is not without its challenges. The high altitude, unpredictable weather, and rugged terrain demand physical endurance and mental resilience from trekkers. However, the sense of achievement upon reaching Base Camp and gazing upon the awe-inspiring sight of the Khumbu Icefall and Everest’s towering summit is unparalleled, making every step of the journey worth it.

To trek to Everest Base Camp, trekkers are required to obtain permits from the Nepal government. The two permits required for the Everest Base Camp trek are the Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit and the Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Entrance Fee. These permits can be obtained through registered trekking agencies in Kathmandu or directly from the Nepal Tourism Board office in Kathmandu or Monjo, the entrance gate to Sagarmatha National Park.

In addition to permits, trekkers should also be aware of and abide by local regulations, including respecting the environment, cultural heritage sites, and the rights of local communities.

Safety is paramount when trekking to Everest Base Camp, and trekkers need to be adequately prepared for the challenges of high-altitude trekking. Acclimatization is key to preventing altitude-related illnesses, and trekkers are advised to ascend gradually, stay hydrated, and listen to their bodies. Additionally, hiring an experienced guide and trekking with a reputable company can provide added support and peace of mind throughout the journey.

Trekking to Everest Base Camp is a bucket-list adventure that promises to ignite the spirit of exploration and leave trekkers with memories to last a lifetime. From the rugged beauty of the Himalayan landscape to the warmth of Sherpa hospitality, every aspect of the journey is infused with a sense of wonder and discovery. Whether you’re a seasoned trekker or embarking on your first Himalayan adventure, the trek to Everest Base Camp offers an unforgettable experience that will leave you forever changed.

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FAQs

The Everest Base Camp Trek is a renowned trekking route in the Khumbu region of Nepal,

leading to the base camp of Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain. It offers breathtaking views of the Himalayas and an opportunity to experience the Sherpa culture.

The trek typically takes around 12-14 days, depending on the itinerary and acclimatization schedule. However, some longer or shorter itineraries are available to suit various preferences and fitness levels.

The best time for the Everest Base Camp Trek is during the pre-monsoon (March to May) and post-monsoon (late September to November) seasons when the weather is relatively stable, offering clear skies and favorable trekking conditions.

The trek is considered moderately challenging. While it doesn't require technical climbing skills, trekkers should be prepared for long days of hiking, high altitude, and variable weather conditions. Adequate physical fitness and acclimatization are essential.

Everest Base Camp is situated at an altitude of approximately 5,364 meters (17,598 feet) above sea level, while the highest altitude of the trek is kala patthar at 18,200 ft above sea level.

Yes prior trekking experience is highly recommended and mandatory for the Everest Base Camp Trek. However, having some level of trekking experience can significantly enhance your enjoyment and safety during the journey. Regardless of experience, adequate physical fitness and preparation are essential to tackle the challenges of the trek, including high altitude and variable terrain.

Trekkers need two permits: the Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit and the Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Permit, commonly known as the Everest Trekking Permit. These permits can be obtained through any registered trekking agencies.

Accommodation along the trekking route consists of homestay, Teahouses or guest houses offering basic amenities such as a bed, blanket, and meals. Night Stay is on a sharing basis.

Proper acclimatization is crucial to prevent altitude sickness. Trekkers should ascend gradually, stay hydrated, consume a balanced diet, and be aware of the symptoms of altitude sickness. It's also recommended to consult a healthcare professional before the trek.

Essential items include sturdy hiking boots, warm clothing, a sleeping bag, sunscreen, sunglasses, a first aid kit, water purification tablets, and trekking poles. Packing light but adequately for varying weather conditions is key.

The Auden's Col Expedition is a challenging trekking journey that crosses Auden's Col, a high mountain pass in the Garhwal Himalayas of Uttarakhand, India.

The Auden's Col Expedition typically spans over two weeks that is 14-16 days, starting from the town of Gangotri and concluding in Rishikesh. The exact duration may vary depending on the itinerary and individual preferences.

Auden's Col stands at an elevation of 5,490 meters (18,000 feet) above sea level, making it one of the highest mountain passes in the Indian Himalayas.

Yes, trekkers undertaking the Auden's Col Expedition are required to obtain permits from the local authorities in Uttarakhand. These permits may include trekking permits, camping permits, and eco-tourism fees. It is essential to ensure all necessary permits are obtained in advance to avoid any issues during the expedition.

Yes, altitude sickness is a potential risk when trekking at high altitudes, including during the Auden's Col Expedition. Trekkers should acclimatize properly, stay hydrated, and be aware of the symptoms of altitude sickness, such as headache, nausea, and fatigue. It is essential to descend to lower altitudes if symptoms worsen.

Safety is paramount during the Auden's Col Expedition. Experienced guides and support staff accompany trekkers throughout the journey, providing guidance, assistance, and emergency medical support if needed. Additionally, trekkers are briefed on safety protocols and precautions before embarking on the expedition.

DETAILED ITINERARY

  • Arrive in Kathmandu, Nepal.

  • Altitude : 4,600 ft only

  • Check-in at your hotel.

  • Spend the day exploring Kathmandu at your leisure.

    Upon arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, you'll be greeted by our representative who will assist you with the transfer to your hotel. Take some time to settle in and relax after your journey. Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, is a vibrant blend of ancient traditions and modern influences. Depending on your arrival time, you may choose to explore some of Kathmandu's cultural landmarks such as Durbar Square, Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple), or Pashupatinath Temple.

  • Lukla Altitude : 9,350 ft

  • Phakding Altitude : 8,500 ft

  • Trek : 9 km, 4-5 hours

  • ●  Early morning flight from Kathmandu to Lukla.

  • Begin trekking from Lukla to Phakding.

  • Overnight stay in Phakding.

    Begin your day with an early morning flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, a thrilling and scenic experience as the plane navigates through the mountainous terrain. Upon arrival in Lukla, meet your trekking crew and set off on your trek to Phakding. The trail descends from Lukla, offering stunning views of the surrounding valleys and hillsides. Pass through picturesque Sherpa villages and cross several suspension bridges over the Dudh Koshi River. Enjoy the peaceful ambiance of the mountains as you make your way to Phakding. Overnight stay at a guest house in Phakding, where you can relax and enjoy a warm meal prepared by your hosts.

  • Altitude : 11,300 ft

  • Trek : 10 km, 6-7 hours

  • Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar.

  • Experience the stunning views of the Himalayas.

  • Overnight stay in Namche Bazaar.

    Today's trek takes you from Phakding to Namche Bazaar, the bustling heart of the Khumbu region and the gateway to Everest. The trail winds along the banks of the Dudh Koshi River, passing through dense forests of pine and rhododendron. Keep an eye out for wildlife such as Himalayan Thars and colorful birds. As you ascend, catch your first glimpse of Everest and other iconic peaks towering above the landscape. Arrive in Namche Bazaar, where you'll be surrounded by the sights and sounds of Sherpa culture. Spend the evening exploring the lively streets of Namche, shopping for souvenirs, or simply soaking in the stunning mountain vistas.

  • Acclimatize to the altitude in Namche Bazaar.

  • Explore the local market and surroundings.

  • Overnight stay in Namche Bazaar.

    Today is set aside for acclimatization in Namche Bazaar, an essential step in adjusting to the altitude and ensuring your safety on the trek. You have the option to take a leisurely hike to Everest View Hotel, located above Namche, for panoramic views of Everest, Lhotse, and Ama Dablam. Alternatively, explore the town itself, visiting the Sherpa Cultural Museum or browsing the local markets filled with handicrafts and mountain gear. Take advantage of the rest day to relax, hydrate, and prepare for the higher altitudes you'll encounter in the days ahead. Overnight stay in Guest house.

  • Altitude : 12,600 ft
  • Trek : 8 km, 5-6 hours
  • Visit Tengboche Monastery, one of the most significant monasteries in the region.
  • Overnight stay in Tengboche.

Depart from Namche Bazaar and continue your trek towards Tengboche, a scenic journey that offers breathtaking views at every turn. The trail winds its way through dense forests of pine and rhododendron, with occasional glimpses of snow-capped peaks towering above the treeline. Arrive at Tengboche, a serene village nestled in the shadow of Ama Dablam, where you'll find the renowned Tengboche Monastery. Explore the monastery and take in the spiritual atmosphere before settling in for the night at a guest house in Tengboche.

  • Altitude : 14,200 ft

  • Trek : 9 km, 6-7 hours

  • Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche.

  • Enjoy the breathtaking landscapes along the way.

  • Overnight stay in Dingboche.

    Bid farewell to Tengboche as you set out on the trail to Dingboche, your next destination on the trek. The trek offers stunning views of the Himalayan landscape, with towering peaks dominating the horizon. Pass through quaint Sherpa villages and fertile valleys, where yaks graze peacefully in the meadows. Arrive in Dingboche, a picturesque village surrounded by fields of barley and potato crops, and settle in for the night at a guest house.

  • Spend the day resting and acclimatizing in Dingboche.

  • Optionally, take short hikes around Dingboche for better acclimatization.

  • Overnight stay in Dingboche.

    Today is another well-deserved rest day to allow your body to acclimatize to the altitude before continuing your journey to higher elevations. Take a leisurely stroll around Dingboche, exploring the village and interacting with local Sherpa families. For those feeling adventurous, there's the option to embark on a short hike to Nagarjun Hill for panoramic views of the surrounding peaks. Use the day to relax, recharge, and prepare for the challenges ahead.

  • Altitude : 4,900 m/ 16,100 ft

  • Trek : 7 km, 5-6 hours

  • Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche.

  • Experience the increasing altitude and challenging terrain.

  • Overnight stay in Lobuche.

    Leave Dingboche behind as you embark on the trek to Lobuche, a remote settlement nestled amidst the rugged terrain of the Khumbu region. The trail ascends gradually, offering stunning views of the Khumbu Glacier and the towering peaks of Pumori and Nuptse. Arrive in Lobuche, where the air is crisp and the landscape is dominated by moraine and glacial formations. Spend the evening resting and enjoying the tranquility of your surroundings before the next leg of your journey. Overnight stay in homestay.

  • Altitude : Gorakshep (5,150m/16,900 ft)

  • Max Altitude : 5,350 m/ 17,750 ft

  • Trek distance from Lobuche to Gorakshep : 6 km, 4-5 hours

  • ●  Gorakshep to Everest base camp EBC : 3 KM each way

  • Gorakshep is the last village of the trek

  • Overnight stay in Gorkhashep

    Start your day with an early breakfast at your teahouse in Lobuche, fueling up for the day's adventure ahead. Pack your daypack with essentials such as water, snacks, camera, and extra layers of clothing for the trek. Depart from Lobuche and continue your trek towards Gorak Shep, the final settlement before Everest Base Camp. The trail ascends gradually, offering stunning views of the surrounding peaks, including Pumori and Nuptse. As you approach Gorakshep, the landscape becomes increasingly barren and rocky, a stark contrast to the lush valleys below. Arrive in Gorakshep, a small and last village nestled in a glacial valley on your trek to EBC, and check into your guesthouse for a brief rest before heading to Everest Base Camp.

    Excursion to Everest Base Camp : After a short break, set out on the highlight of the day: the excursion to Everest Base Camp. The trail from Gorak Shep to Everest Base Camp winds its way through the Khumbu Glacier, offering breathtaking views of ice formations and towering peaks. Trek carefully along the rocky and uneven terrain, following the well-marked path to the base camp. As you approach Everest Base Camp, the excitement builds, and you'll soon catch your first glimpse of the colorful prayer flags and tents that mark the spot where climbers begin their ascent of the world's highest peak. Spend some time exploring Everest Base Camp, soaking in the atmosphere, and taking photos to commemorate your achievement.

    Marvel at the towering icefall of the Khumbu Glacier and the surrounding peaks, including Everest, Lhotse, and Nuptse, which loom majestically above.
    Take a moment to reflect on the incredible journey that has brought you to this legendary spot, surrounded by the world's highest mountains.

    After enjoying your time at Everest Base Camp, retrace your steps back to Gorak Shep, last village of the trek, where a warm meal and well-deserved rest await. Reflect on the day's adventure and share stories with fellow trekkers over dinner, reminiscing about the sights and experiences of Everest Base Camp. Spend the evening resting and recuperating, surrounded by the tranquility of the Himalayan landscape, before continuing your journey back down the mountain the following day. Overnight stay in the Guest house.

  • Kalapatthar Altitude : 5,550 m/ 18,200 ft

  • Gorakshep to Kalapatthar : 2 km each way, 3-4 hours

  • Gorashep to Pangboche : 25 km, 7-8 hours

  • Early morning hike to Kalapatthar for stunning sunrise views of Everest and surrounding peaks.

  • Retreat trek back to Pangboche.

  • Overnight stay in Pangboche.

Start early for a challenging trek to Kala Patthar, a vantage point offering unrivaled views of Mt. Everest and the surrounding peaks. Watch in awe as the first light of dawn illuminates the

snowy peaks, casting a golden glow over the Himalayan landscape. After soaking in the breathtaking vistas, descend back to Lobuche for breakfast before retracing your steps to Pangboche. Arrive in Pangboche, where you can relax and reflect on the incredible experiences of the past few days

  • Altitude : 3,450 m/ 11,300 ft

  • Trek : 15 km, 6-7 hours

  • Enjoy the familiar trails and scenery on the way back.

  • Overnight stay in Namche Bazaar.

    Bid farewell to Pangboche as you begin your descent towards Namche Bazaar, retracing your steps through familiar terrain. Take your time to enjoy the scenic beauty of the landscape, with its rolling hills, terraced fields, and towering peaks. Arrive back in Namche Bazaar, where you can celebrate the completion of your trek with a hearty meal and a warm cup of tea. Reflect on the memories you've made and the challenges you've overcome during your time in the Himalayas.

  • Trek : 19 km, 7-8 hours

  • Trek from Namche Bazaar to Phakding.

  • Continue trekking from Phakding to Lukla.

  • Overnight stay in Lukla.

    Begin your final day of trekking with a descent from Namche Bazaar to Phakding, passing through lush forests and picturesque villages along the way. Enjoy your last few hours on the trail, soaking in the sights and sounds of the mountains before reaching Phakding. From Phakding, continue on to Lukla, where you'll spend the night in anticipation of your return flight to Kathmandu.

  • Take an early morning flight from Lukla back to Kathmandu.

  • Rest of the day at leisure in Kathmandu.

  • Overnight stay in Kathmandu.

    Catch an early morning flight from Lukla back to Kathmandu, bidding farewell to the mountains and the remote villages of the Khumbu region. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to your hotel and take some time to rest and relax after your trekking adventure. In the evening, gather with your fellow trekkers for a farewell dinner, sharing stories and memories from your time in the

Himalayas. Spend your last night in Nepal reflecting on the experiences you've had and the friendships you've made along the way.

Departure from Kathmandu

  • Depending on your flight schedule, you may have time for some last-minute sightseeing or shopping in Kathmandu.

  • Transfer to the airport for your departure flight, marking the end of your trekking adventure in Nepal.

    Depending on your flight schedule, you may have some free time to explore Kathmandu or do some last-minute souvenir shopping. Our representative will transfer you to Tribhuvan International Airport for your onward journey, marking the end of your unforgettable adventure in the Everest region.

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Booking Confirmation Policy

• The customer receives a Booking confirmation receipt immediately via Email and WhatsApp of a successful booking.

Cancellation policy

In the event you cancel your trek, cancellation policy we follow :

• Cancellation 20 days before the starting date of the trek – Refund with 10% cancellation charges.

FAQs

The Everest Base Camp Trek is a renowned trekking route in the Khumbu region of Nepal,

leading to the base camp of Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain. It offers breathtaking views of the Himalayas and an opportunity to experience the Sherpa culture.

The trek typically takes around 12-14 days, depending on the itinerary and acclimatization schedule. However, some longer or shorter itineraries are available to suit various preferences and fitness levels.

The best time for the Everest Base Camp Trek is during the pre-monsoon (March to May) and post-monsoon (late September to November) seasons when the weather is relatively stable, offering clear skies and favorable trekking conditions.

The trek is considered moderately challenging. While it doesn't require technical climbing skills, trekkers should be prepared for long days of hiking, high altitude, and variable weather conditions. Adequate physical fitness and acclimatization are essential.

Everest Base Camp is situated at an altitude of approximately 5,364 meters (17,598 feet) above sea level, while the highest altitude of the trek is kala patthar at 18,200 ft above sea level.

Yes prior trekking experience is highly recommended and mandatory for the Everest Base Camp Trek. However, having some level of trekking experience can significantly enhance your enjoyment and safety during the journey. Regardless of experience, adequate physical fitness and preparation are essential to tackle the challenges of the trek, including high altitude and variable terrain.

Trekkers need two permits: the Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit and the Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Permit, commonly known as the Everest Trekking Permit. These permits can be obtained through any registered trekking agencies.

Accommodation along the trekking route consists of homestay, Teahouses or guest houses offering basic amenities such as a bed, blanket, and meals. Night Stay is on a sharing basis.

Proper acclimatization is crucial to prevent altitude sickness. Trekkers should ascend gradually, stay hydrated, consume a balanced diet, and be aware of the symptoms of altitude sickness. It's also recommended to consult a healthcare professional before the trek.

Essential items include sturdy hiking boots, warm clothing, a sleeping bag, sunscreen, sunglasses, a first aid kit, water purification tablets, and trekking poles. Packing light but adequately for varying weather conditions is key.

The Auden's Col Expedition is a challenging trekking journey that crosses Auden's Col, a high mountain pass in the Garhwal Himalayas of Uttarakhand, India.

The Auden's Col Expedition typically spans over two weeks that is 14-16 days, starting from the town of Gangotri and concluding in Rishikesh. The exact duration may vary depending on the itinerary and individual preferences.

Auden's Col stands at an elevation of 5,490 meters (18,000 feet) above sea level, making it one of the highest mountain passes in the Indian Himalayas.

Yes, trekkers undertaking the Auden's Col Expedition are required to obtain permits from the local authorities in Uttarakhand. These permits may include trekking permits, camping permits, and eco-tourism fees. It is essential to ensure all necessary permits are obtained in advance to avoid any issues during the expedition.

Yes, altitude sickness is a potential risk when trekking at high altitudes, including during the Auden's Col Expedition. Trekkers should acclimatize properly, stay hydrated, and be aware of the symptoms of altitude sickness, such as headache, nausea, and fatigue. It is essential to descend to lower altitudes if symptoms worsen.

Safety is paramount during the Auden's Col Expedition. Experienced guides and support staff accompany trekkers throughout the journey, providing guidance, assistance, and emergency medical support if needed. Additionally, trekkers are briefed on safety protocols and precautions before embarking on the expedition.

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