Asiana Treks

Everest Base Camp Trek

Best Price
Price starting from $1,745
US $ 1,715 per person
Duration
17 days
Max. Elevation
5364m
Group size
1 - 15 pax
Level
MODERATE
Transportation
All ground transportation as per itinerary
Best Season
Sept, Oct, Nov, March, April, May
Accomodation
3*** Hotel in Kathmandu and Lodge / Tea House during the trek
Meals
Breakfast in Kathmandu and All meals during the trek
Starts at/ Ends at
Kathmandu / Kathmandu
Trip Route
Kathmandu - Lukla - Namche - EBC - Namche - Lukla - Kathmandu

Highlights

    • Traverse through lush green valleys and gaze upon awe-inspiring, snow-capped Himalayan peaks.
    • Immerse yourself in the rich local culture by visiting charming Sherpa villages along the trek.
    • Push your limits as you ascend to challenging altitudes, gaining a profound sense of accomplishment.
    • Visit renowned landmarks like Namche Bazaar and the Tengboche Monastery, steeped in Himalayan heritage.
    • Experience the thrill of crossing suspension bridges suspended high above rushing rivers.
    • Culminate your trek with an unforgettable visit to Everest Base Camp, standing in the shadow of the world's tallest peak.
    • Capture stunning sunrise views over Everest from the iconic viewpoint of Kala Patthar.
    • Forge lasting bonds with fellow trekkers as you conquer challenging trails together.
    • Enjoy hearty meals and cozy teahouses, experiencing the warmth of Nepalese hospitality.
    • Beyond the physical journey, the trek is a spiritual and cultural adventure that leaves a lasting impact.
    • Every step is a triumph, and every view is a masterpiece in this once-in-a-lifetime Himalayan trek.

Overview

Overview

Everest base camp trek is the dream for most of the adventure trekkers. The famed name of the Mount Everest and its base camp alone makes the adventure awesome.  When you make it to the base camp, you will feel the magnificence of the Himalayan peaks.

Everest Base Camp Trek: A Dream Adventure for Trekkers
Spending the walking holidays in the Khumbu Everest region in the high Himalayan region brings an unexplainable ecstasy to the trekkers’ heart. Making it to Everest base camp and to Kalapatthar is a huge accomplishment.

The Everest base camp trek in Khumbu valley takes you through beautiful mountain villages of the Sherpa. You will also explore spiritual monasteries and spectacular views of the Himalayan range. You enjoy not only the enigmatic mountain views but you also get to immerse in the Sherpa culture. Be it exploring Namche bazar or Buddhist monastery at Tengboche, every activity gives you a unique experience.

Trip Itinerary

Your trip day starts today when you arrive to Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Upon your arrival, you will be received by our representative at the airport. He will be carrying a signboard with our company’s name on it. Then you will be transferred to the tour hotel and checked in. A trip briefing will follow later today and the time will be notified to you by the representative who picks you up from the airport. We will come to meet and brief you about the trip at the fixed time. Until then just relax or explore a bit of surrounding.

Max. altitude

1300m

Hours

1hrs

Accomodation

3*** Hotel

Meals

Welcome Dinner

We take you for a day tour of cultural heritage monuments in Kathmandu valley after breakfast. The tour will give you a mixed insight of history, culture, art, architecture and spirituality of Kathmandu valley. The sites include;

Swoyambhunath aka Monkey Temple: The oldest of all sites in Kathmandu valley, Swoyambhunath is an important Buddhist spiritual site having the history over two thousand years old. This site has gained a popular name as monkey temple as this small forested hill is a good habitat for hundreds of monkeys. The visit there will heighten your spiritual and cultural experience.

Patan City including Patan Durbar Square: A tour to medieval city of Patan gives you a great insight about ethnic Newari culture, Budhhist spirituality, religious harmony, art and architecture while you stroll around the charismatic alleys taking you to magnificent local community squares known as Bahal and eventually leading you to an incredible medieval palace square. The monuments and skill of the local artisans displayed on those monuments in the square will stun you with their unbelievable charm.

Boudhanath Stupa: The largest of its kind in the world, this magnificent stupa is a very important center of faith for the people following Tibetan Buddhism. This place is nice Circular Square with the stunning stupa in the middle of it which spreads a lot of spiritual vibrations around the atmosphere.

Max. altitude

1300m

Hours

6hrs

Accomodation

3*** Hotel

Meals

BLD

Take an early morning flight from Kathmandu airport to Lukla. The flight is a scenic Himalayan panoramic flight to the gorgeous mountain town of Lukla, the gateway to Everest trekking. After landing at the Lukla airport, take some time to prepare for the walk of the day. Start the trek for the day today to Phakding, a beautiful town on the bank on Dudhkoshi River. Approximately four hours of gentle walking on the Everest trail takes you to Phakding to spend overnight at a tea house.

Max. altitude

2610m

Accomodation

Lodge

Meals

BLD

After taking breakfast at the tea house, you start the trek to astounding Sherpa town of Namche today. The walk today is mostly uphill making you cover a good distance of elevation. You will come across lots of yaks, Buddhist prayer flags, and many trekking adventurers like you and several other beautiful things. Once you arrive at Namche, you praise the charm of the town and the Himalayan view from there more. Check into a hotel and relax.

Already at the elevation of 3440 meters above sea level, you need to acclimatize with the high altitude atmosphere. Thus it is an extra day at Namche to acclimatize doing some uphill side hikes. Once you return back to Namche from the hike, you will have some time to explore the charming town of Namche as well.

Leave Namche early morning after breakfast. It is beautiful walk up to Tengboche, the monastic village in the Everest base camp trekking trail. On the way to Tengboche, experience some of the spectacular views around. Once you reach Tengboche and check into guest house, go and explore the monastery, learn about Tibetan Buddhism.

Trek to Dingboche via Diboche and Pangboche. After walking for about eight hours through beautiful mountain trails in the serene Everest trekking route, you reach Dingboche to stay overnight.

You are already at the elevation of 4400 meters above sea level so you have an extra day here to acclimatize with the high altitude climate. Go for some beautiful hikes which will help you adjust your body into the thin air of the high altitude. Return back to Dingboche and stay relaxed.

Trek to Lobuche after breakfast. The trek today will take you through a mountain pass called Dugh La and then eventually to Lobuche. Once you are at Lobuche, you feel the Everest air even closer to you which is certainly invigorating.

Start the walk for the day to Gorakshep after breakfast. The walk goes along the Khumbu glacier, highest glacier in the world, and Changri glacier. Once you reach Gorakshep, check into a guest house and have your lunch before you hike to Everest Base Camp. Walk to the base camp of the highest mountain in the world and enjoy your moments there for a while and return back to Gorakshep for overnight stay.

Another spectacular view point is waiting on you at Kalapatthar. Start your hike there early in the morning to catch up with the stunning sunrise view over the Himalayas. Once you reach Kalapatthar, you will be wonderstruck by the view of the mountains and the sunrise. After spending quality mountain time, return back to Gorakshep for breakfast. Trek down to Pheriche after breakfast.

Take your breakfast and walk your way down to Tengboche. After walking for about four hours, you reach the monastic town of Tengboche. Once you check into to your guest house and have your lunch, you can explore the monastery and the surrounding area.

The walk down today to Monjo passes through Namche. After walking for about six hours, you reach Monjo where you have overnight stay plan today.

Walk another six hours back to Lukla today after your breakfast. The walk passes through Phakding where you had spent you first night in the mountain. Reach Lukla and spend some leisurely time there.

Take an early morning flight back to Kathmandu. You will be picked up on your arrival at the airport and then transferred to hotel. You have a free afternoon to relax or explore. We will meet in the evening to go for farewell dinner.

Spend your free day in Kathmandu exploring around.

We will drop you to airport three hours prior to your flight time.

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Includes

    • Airport pick up and transfer to hotel
    • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu at 3-star category with breakfast
    • Half day Kathmandu sightseeing with an English/ any other foreign language speaking city guide
    • Domestic flight Kathmandu- Lukla-Kathmandu
    • Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park permit
    • TIMS (Trekking Information Management System
    • An experienced and first aid trained license holder accompanying trekking guide
    • Equipped and insured trekking porter (one porter for 2 persons, one porter carries 25 KG.)
    • Meals, insurance, salary, equipment, accommodation, transportation of our trekking crew
    • Tea House accommodation on twin or multi sharing basis during the trek
    • Applicable government taxes (13% VAT and 10% tourism service charges)
    • Farewell dinner

Doesn't Include

    • Nepal entry visa
    • Domestic airport tax
    • Your Travel/Medical insurance
    • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu
    • Hot shower while on trek
    • Single supplements in hotels except for solo trekking service
    • Bar bills and laundry
    • Battery Charges( Available during the trek with Extra cost)
    • Optional trips not specified in the itinerary
    • Tipping to guide and porter
    • -Personal trekking equipment
    • Drinks (including tea) and Bar Bill (beverage)
    • Helicopter evacuation/rescue in case of emergency
    • Donation to the local organization

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Equipment List

Clothing:
  • Lightweight, moisture-wicking base layers
  • Insulating layers (fleece or down jacket)
  • Waterproof and windproof jacket
  • Waterproof and breathable pants
  • Trekking pants (convertible to shorts are convenient)
  • Quick-drying T-shirts
  • Thermal socks
  • Waterproof and insulated gloves
  • Warm hat and sun hat
  • Sunglasses with UV protection
Footwear:
  • Comfortable, broken-in trekking boots
  • Gaiters (optional but can be useful in snow or rain)
Backpack:
  • Large backpack (50-70 liters) for carrying personal gear
  • Daypack (20-30 liters) for daily essentials during trekking
Sleeping Gear:
  • Sleeping bag suitable for low temperatures (rated for at least -10°C or lower)
  • Sleeping bag liner (optional for added warmth and hygiene)

Trekking Gear:
  • Trekking poles for stability
  • Headlamp or flashlight with extra batteries
  • Water purification tablets or water filter
  • Refillable water bottles or a hydration system
  • Duct tape or repair kit for gear
Health and Hygiene:
  • First aid kit with basic medications (consult with a healthcare professional)
  • Personal medications and prescriptions
  • Hand sanitizer and wet wipes
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Quick-dry towel
  • Sunscreen with high SPF
  • Lip balm with UV protection
  • Personal hygiene items
Electronics:
  • Camera or smartphone for capturing memories
  • Power bank and charging cables
  • Travel adapter for electrical outlets
Climbing Gear (if attempting higher peaks):
  • Crampons
  • Ice axe
  • Harness
  • Helmet
Documents and Permits:
  • Passport and necessary permits
  • Travel insurance
  • Passport-sized photos
Miscellaneous:
  • Snacks and energy bars
  • Trekking map and guidebook
  • Whistle
  • Multi-tool or knife
  • Cash (local currency) and credit cards
  • Lightweight and compact daypack for exploring around base camps

Frequently Asked Questions

The Everest Base Camp trek is considered moderately challenging. It involves both ascending and descending mountainous terrain, and trekkers should be prepared for varying weather conditions.

The best times to trek are during the pre-monsoon (spring) season from late April to early June and the post-monsoon (fall) season from late September to early November when the weather is relatively stable.

The trek typically takes around 12 to 14 days, including acclimatization days. The duration can vary based on the specific route and individual trekking pace.

Trekkers need two permits: the Sagarmatha National Park entry permit and the Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality permit. Additionally, an entry permit for Everest Conservation Area may be required.

While prior trekking experience is beneficial, the trek is manageable for individuals with a good fitness level. Regular cardiovascular exercise and strength training are recommended to prepare for the trek's physical demands.

Yes, there are numerous teahouses and lodges along the trekking route. These provide accommodation, meals, and a place to rest. The availability of amenities may vary, so it's advisable to check in advance.

Altitude sickness is a concern due to the high elevations. Acclimatization days are built into the trek to help prevent altitude-related issues. It's crucial to stay hydrated, ascend gradually, and be aware of symptoms like headache and nausea.

Weather conditions vary, but in general, expect cold temperatures, especially at higher altitudes. Days can be sunny, while nights are often cold. It's essential to pack accordingly with layers.

Yes, many trekking agencies offer guided packages, which may include a guide and porter. Hiring a guide can enhance the experience and provide valuable support, especially for those unfamiliar with the region.

Communication facilities are available at various points along the trek, but they may be limited. Teahouses often provide Wi-Fi (for a fee), and there are satellite phone services in some locations. Keep in mind that connectivity may not be consistent.

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