Everest Base Camp Trek 10 Days

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Duration 10 Days
Fitness Level Challenging
Max Elevation 5,555 m
Meals Full Board Meal
Accomodation Basic Mountain Lodges and Tea Houses
Best month March-May and September-December
Price USD 1160

Trip Introduction

The Everest Base Camp (EBC) trek is a breathtaking high-altitude trek across Nepal's Himalayas. Explore the tough trekking trails around the world's tallest mountain for jaw-dropping vistas and a once-in-a-lifetime cultural experience. Everest base camp is also one of the best traditional trekking options, offering breath-taking views of the world's tallest mountain. Mount Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8516m), Makalu (8463m), and Cho You (8463m) are among the four highest peaks in the world. To meet other mountain trails, glaciers, and pleasing landscape sceneries in Everest base camp trekking, Spring(March-May) Autumn (September- November) is the ideal season.

During this Season the Trail is less dusty Everest Base Camp package is available and designed for trekkers who have a desire to face the world's highest mountain in quick time as the difficulty level of the trail is moderate. Trekking to the base camp is also far less expensive than climbing Everest. The pricing of the Everest Base Camp Trek is not set in stone. Depending on the route, the outfitter and their services, your personal expenses, and the package you choose, the journey might cost anywhere from $1149 to $3499.d

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Fly Lukla (2,840 m/9,372 ft.) and Phakding (2,610 m/ 8,613 ft) | Flight: 30 min | Trek: 3/4 hrs. | Meal: LD
Day 02: Namche (3,440 m/11,238 ft.) | Trek: 5/6 hrs | Meal: BLD
Day 03: Tengboche (3,867 m/ 12,684 ft.) Trek: 5/6 hrs | Meal: BLD
Day 04: Dingboche (4,358 m/14,295 ft.) | Trek: 5/6 hrs | Meal: BLD
Day 05: Lobuche (4,928 m/16,164 ft.) | Trek: 5/6 hrs | Meal: BLD
Day 06: Everest Base Camp (5,364 m/17,575 ft.) and return to Gorakshep (5,160 m/ 16,929 ft). | Trek 5/6 hrs | Meal: BLD
Day 07: Morning Kalapathar (5,550 m/18,204 ft) and Pheriche (4,358 m/ 14,295 ft.) | Trek 5/6 hrs | Meal: BLD
Day 08: Namche Bazaar (3,440 m/11,283 ft.) | Trek: 4/5 hrs. | Meal BLD
Day 09: Lukla (2,840 m/9,372 ft.) Trek 6/7 hrs. | Meal: BLD
Day 10: Fly to Kathmandu | Flight: 30 mins. | Meal: B


Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01: Fly Lukla (2,840 m/ 9,372 ft) and Phakding (2,610 m/ 8,613 ft) | Flight: 30 minutes | Trek: 3/4 hrs.

On the first starting day, we fly towards Lukla Airport, which is spotted on the list of most extreme adventurous airports in the world, spitting Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu. Hence landing on Lukla, we develop a short 3 to 4 hours trek, walking down almost 500 m towards Dudh Koshi River and moving on passing through several mini walls and Monuments, murmuring Buddhist prayer to reach Phakding. Being the first day, we only extend a short trek as starting the warm-up day from Lukla to Phakding.

Meal: Lunch and Dinner

Day 02: Namche (3440 m/ 11,283 ft) | Trek: 5/6 hrs.

We will have breakfast in Phakding before gearing up for a (10 to 12 km) long trek to Namche bazaar. We develop our trek over the Dudh Koshi River through a long suspension bridge and pleasing pine forest to Monjo. Soon thereafter, we officially enter Sagarmatha National Park for a brief permit check, pursuing a trial along the tough climb up to the hill rewards Namche Bazaar (the resting place).

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 03: Tengboche (3,867 m/ 12,684 ft) | Trek: 5/6 hrs |

On the third day after having a delightful breakfast, we extend our (5 to 6 hours) trek to reach Tengboche which is considered one of the most beautiful spots in the Everest region. Triggering our trek through the valley above Dudh Koshi River offers breathtaking views of many giant Himalayas, Pleasing forests, several villages, and numerous tea shops along passing through many zigzag trails, you reach Tengboche. The moment of exploring Tengboche Monastery (Khumbu's largest Monastery) at Tengboche is incredible.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 04: Dingboche (4,358m / 14, 295 ft) | Trek: 5/6 hrs 

On the fourth day, our (5 to 6 hours) trek starts walking through charming and lush rhododendron forest, crossing Imja Khola River to Pangboche valley (3,860 m/ 12,664 ft). Enjoy an opportunity to visit the ancient Pangboche monastery and small Sherpa villages passing through fascinating mini walls. Unique and different level of difficult experience of afternoon hike leaving Pangboche through dry landscape deserted mountain, we step Dingboche.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 05: Lobuche (4,928 m/ 16,164 ft) | Trek: 5/6 hrs

After a satisfying breakfast, we develop a nearly 5 hours challenging trek on high hills over Khumbu Khola valley passing memorial stupas, Chola Lake, wooden bridges, stony Mount Pumori (7,138 m/ 23,418 ft) view through the curvy trail to ascend Dungla. After there, we pass the mortal Khumbu glacier of Mount Everest exploring many giant and tall mountains to reach Lobuche. Finally, after reaching Lobuche three miles above sea level, we prepare for a chilly cold night.

Day 06: Everest Base Camp ( 5,364 m/ 17,575 ft) and return to Gokarshep ( 5,160 m/ 16,929 ft)  | Trek: 5/6 hrs

We begin our sixth-day trek leaving Lobuche and aiming for Everest base camp. Developing morning walk we reach Gokarshep to have lunch and continue to climb up targeting Everest base camp. The close and giant increasing face of Mount Everest is focusing part of the day. On trekking way, just a small ascend offers you a real breathtaking sight of 360° view on high mountain kingdom. Walking through the high elevation of Everest finally, we step Everest base camp after sightseeing and captures we will be back to Gokarshep for an overnight stay.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 07: Morning Kalapathar (5,550 m/ 18,204 ft) and Pheriche (4358m/ 14,295 ft) | Trek: 5/6 hrs

Day seven is a separate day to hike towards Kalapathar (Black rock). Leaving Gokarshep we hike upward for a couple of hours to step on the viewpoint of Kalapathar. A spectacular and surprising view of Kalapathar and other stunning views of Mount Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Pumori, and many more high mountains are the offers of day seven. After having a wonderful time throughout the high giant mountains, we head back towards Pheriche for a nighttime stop.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 08: Namche Bazaar (3,440 m/ 11,283 ft) | Trek: 4/5 hrs.

After leaving Pheriche towards Pangboche is totally downhill, following and continuing the same route (7 to 8 hours) that we passed before we reach Namche Bazaar by late afternoon. This night we enjoy Sherpa’s traditional and cultural nights with their dishes at a restaurant.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 09: Lukla (2,840 m/ 9,372 ft) Trek: 6/7 hrs | Meal: BLD

On a ninth day, quitting Namche we start (7 to 8 hours trek) to step Lukla following back the same way that we had developed before passing through many bridges, charming forests, small villages, praying stones, and flattering praying flags. We also consider and follow some formalities on the National park check post as before. After stepping Lukla, it brings the last tea house and a party night with your trekking crew this will be your last night on the mountain.

Meal: Breakfast

Day 10: Fly to Kathmandu | Flight: 30 minutes |

The last day of trekking is for the scenic flight leaving Lukla to Kathmandu over snow-capped mountains. Usually, flights are in the morning schedule but you will hold sufficient time to have a fine breakfast in Lukla. Our private vehicle will be following your arrival time to pick you up and shift you to a fine hotel.

Trip Includes

  • Ground Transportation: Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop off service by a private vehicle.
  • Accomodation during Trek: 9 Nights' basic guesthouse accommodation during the trek in mostly twin-share and occasionally dormitory-style rooms. [Few nights in attached bathroom in available places]
  • Meals: 3 Meals per day during trek (BLD: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner. Each meal consist one course of meal)
  • Guide: Nepal Government licensed English-speaking trekking guide.
  • Porter: The required number of local staff and porters to carry your luggage during the trek (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Permit: Everest National Park permits and Khumbu permit for trekking.
  • Domestic Airfare: Kathmandu – Lukla - Kathmandu including airport departure tax in Kathmandu and Lukla airports.
  • Souvenir: Duffle Bag, Trekking T-shirt, Trekking Maps
  • Equipment: Sleeping Bag and Down Jacket during Trek (upon request)
  • Food, accommodation, insurance, equipment, and medicine for all staff.
  • Exclusive medical kit bag carried by trekking guide
  • All our government taxes, vat, tourist service charges.
  • Official expenses

Trip Excludes

  • Nepal arrival visa
  • Your personal expenses for mineral water, soft beverages, confectionaries, laundries, phone calls, hot drinking water, bbar bills showers etc.
  • Internet facility, battery chargers, multi plugs etc.
  • Extra baggage excess while flying to Lukla.
  • Medical expenses and trip cancellation.
  • Any other extended trips and accommodation.
  • Tips of ga guides, porters and driver as a token of appreciation.
  • Any other expenses or charges that are not mentioned in “cost includes” list.