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$2470/ Adult

Minimum 2 passengers

Please Note: This trip is currently only available for private bookings with a minimum of 2 people on the date of your choice. Pricing will be based on your level of accommodations and the number of people in your group. 

Why travel with us?

What's Included

  • 4 nights at 4* Hotel in Kathmandu
  • 12-nights accommodation at local mountain lodges during trek
  • Domestic round-trip flight: Manthali - Lukla - Manthali
  • Private land transport for sighteeing and airport transfers
  • Meals as per itinerary: 17 breakfasts, 12 lunches, and 13 dinners
  • Guided tour of UNESCO World Heritage Sites with entrance fees
  • Professional trekking guide and porters
  • Trekkers registration & National Park fees
  • Guide and porters' insurance
  • First-Aid Kit

What's Excluded

  • International Airfare
  • Airport taxes and excess baggage fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Beverages & meals not specified
  • Bottled Water (boiled and colled drinking water is provided on trek)
  • Tips for your guide, porters, cook and crew, & drivers
  • Optional Activities
  • Personal Expenses
  • Visa Fees (US $50 for one month)
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Sustainability Commitment

We choose our local travel partners based on their commitment to social and community development and environmental preservation. Our local travel partner for the Everest Basecamp Trek is a Sherpa-owned company licensed by the Nepalese government and they’ve been operating expeditions in the Himalayas for the past 25 years.

Overview

The Everest Base Camp Trek is an iconic and challenging adventure that takes hikers to the foot of the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest. This two-week trek to Mt. Everest Base Camp (5350m /17500ft) takes you through picturesque villages and valleys. Situated in the Khumbu region of Nepal, you’ll get a glimpse into the Sherpa way of life. Days are filled with sensational walking, while evenings are rewarded with hot food and conversation with like-minded people around the dining room. The mind-blowing mix of natural beauty, fascinating culture, warm hospitality of local people, and a personal sense of achievement makes the Everest Base Camp Trek one of the most extraordinary experiences of a lifetime.

Adventure Highlights

  • Spend 4-nights in Kathmandu and visit the ancient and sacred UNESCO World Heritage Sites that are so alive with spiritual vibration.
  • Take an eye-opening flight to Lukla – the gateway to the Everest region.
  • Enjoy a 12-Day guided trek to the foot of the world’s tallest mountain, Mt Everest.
  • Expereince awe-inspiring vistas of the world’s tallest peak as well as other majestic Himalayan giants like Lhotse, Nuptse, and Ama Dablam.
  • Trek through picturesque Sherpa villages and valleys, forests, and glacial moraines with breathtaking scenery.
  • Encounter the unique Sherpa culture and thier warm hospitality as you pass through traditional Sherpa villages and gain insights into their way of life, adding a rich, cultural dimension to your trekking experience.
  • Enjoy the sights and sounds of yaks and donkeys constantly passing on the trail with bells around their neck gently ringing to alert you they are passing by.
  • Visit the Tengboche Monastery – the most important monastery in Nepal and gain insight into Tibetan Buddhism.
  • Stand in the footsteps of legendary mountaineers and witness the buzzing energy of climbers as you marvel at the Khumbu Icegall, and soak in the sheer magnitude of the place that serves as the a formidable obstacle for climbers attempting to reach the summit.
TRIP DATES AVAILABILITY PRICE
October 3, 2025 - October 19, 2025 Guaranteed $2,470

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Daily Itinerary

Arrive in Kathmandu (1350m/ 4430ft) and you’ll be picked up at the airport by our representative at Kathmandu Airport (TIA) and taken to your hotel. Later, you will meet your trekking guide who will brief you about the trek.

INCLUDED:
— Airport Transfer
— Meals: Dinner

Overnight in Kathmandu

Today, you’ll spend the day visiting the World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu. The rich tapestry of the cultural heritage of Nepal is synthesized in Kathmandu Valley. Its elegant architecture, refined culture, colorful bazaars, and simple hospitable people are what make this place special.

Explore the enchanting Soyambhunath Stupa, situated on a hillock overlooking the picturesque Kathmandu Valley. Known as the ‘Monkey Temple,’ this ancient and mystical shrine boasts a golden spire that graces the skyline. It holds a special place among all the holy sites in Kathmandu.

Next, venture to Kirtipur, an ancient Newar town perched on a hill. Stroll along its paved streets, lined with charming red-brick houses and tiled roofs, immersing yourself in the local atmosphere. Marvel at the temple squares that showcase the town’s rich cultural heritage.

Lastly, don’t miss a visit to Patan, the first city of Nepal. Known by its ancient name, Lalitpur, meaning the city of beauty, Patan is steeped in history. Wander through its streets and be captivated by its incredible collection of exquisitely carved temples and palace courtyards.

Immerse yourself in the cultural riches and architectural wonders of these remarkable places, each offering a unique glimpse into the heritage of the Kathmandu Valley.

INCLUDED:
— Meals: Breakfast
— Guided Tour and Entrance Fees

Overnight in Kathmandu

Plan on a very early start (2-3 am) this morning to depart Kathmandu and drive 4 hours to the Ramechhap Airport where you’ll take a flight to Lukla, situated at an elevation of 2,800 meters (9,185 feet).

Upon reaching Lukla, you’ll have time to enjoy a hearty breakfast and prepare your gear before commencing your trek. Your duffle bag will be taken care of by a porter, who will carry it throughout the journey.

The first leg of your trek takes you to Phakding, covering a distance of 5 miles (approximately 3 hours of trekking). As you traverse this scenic route, you’ll pass through terraced fields and quaint Sherpa hamlets, all while following the meandering Dudh Koshi River. Enjoy the pleasant walk as you soak in the natural beauty and immerse yourself in the Sherpa culture along the way.

INCLUDED:
— Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner

Est Hiking time: 3 hours
Hiking Distance: 5 miles

Overnight at Mountain Lodge

The day starts with a scenic walk along the river, passing through the lovely villages of Benkhar, Jorsale and Monjo. After the permits check at Monjo, you will cross the Dudh Khosi River on a suspension bridge, then climb 600 meters (200 ft) uphill to Namche Bazaar. This climb is one of the hardest climbs of the trek, but the show pace walking with rest from place to place makes it less tiring and helps for acclimatization. By the time you get to Namche Bazaar, you’ll be ready for a rest.

Namche Bazaar is the Sherpa capital and gateway to Everest. This impressive village was a trading center for Tibetan Yak caravan trading. Today, Namche Bazaar is a trekkers’ hub with gear shops, banks, ATM machines, internet cafes, bakeries, a pub, and restaurants.

INCLUDED:
— Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Est Hiking time: 6 hours
Hiking Distance: 7 miles

Overnight at Mountain Lodge

Today is a rest day at Namche Bazaar to give you time to acclimate to the altitude. Visit the local museum and explore the beautiful Namche village.

INCLUDED:
— Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Overnight at Mountain Lodge

Today is a rest day at Namche Bazaar to give you time to acclimate to the altitude. After breakfast, hike to Thamo Village and return to Namche in the afternoon.

INCLUDED:
— Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Overnight at Mountain Lodge

Today, you will begin your walk on a scenic winding trail to Sanasa, and then down to the Dudh Khosi River again, across the suspension bridge and another uphill climb to the Tengboche monastery. Tengoche means “Great High Place” in the Sherpa language. The Tengboche monastery is an important monastery in the region. The abbot of the monastery is a reincarnation of a Tibetan lama, north of Everest. This afternoon, you’ll spend some time visiting the Monastery.

INCLUDED:
— Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Est Hiking time: 6 hours
Hiking Distance: 7 miles

Overnight at Mountain Lodge

Today’s walk takes you through the alpine forest and along the Imja River where you’ll start to see a change in the vegetation. The yellow shrubs replace the lustrous green trees. The journey towards Dingboche is picturesque. The trail drops down to the riverbed, crossing the Imja River before climbing up to Dingboche, a typical Sherpa village that offers spectacular mountain views.

INCLUDED:
— Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Est Hiking time: 5 hours
Hiking Distance: 6 miles

Overnight at Mountain Lodge

Spend the day resting for acclimatization. You can opt to go for a short 45-minute hike to Nangkartshang (also known as Nagarjun Hill) to have even better views of the world’s fourth (Lhotse) and fifth (Makalu) highest as well as Kangtega, Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Cho Oyu, Taboche, Cholatse and more. Alternatively, you can choose to do a day hike to the Chukung Valley.

INCLUDED:
— Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Overnight at Mountain Lodge

The trail to Lobuche climbs the ridge above Dingboche, passing a chortens (Buddhist shrine), then descends to Thukla – a broad terrace above the Khumbu Khola valley. From Thukla, the steep trail climbs onto the terminal moraine of the Khumbu glacier. When you reach the pass, you will see a line of memorials in tribute to the climbers who have died on Everest. The panorama of the peaks from this point is beautiful. From the memorial, the route descends a little and follows the side of the valley to Lobuche.

INCLUDED:
— Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Est Hiking time: 5 hours
Hiking Distance: 4.5 miles

Overnight at Mountain Lodge

Today is both the hardest and most rewarding day of the trip. From Lobuche, keep climbing for approximately two hours to arrive at Gorak Shep where you are treated to yet another beautiful view of the highest mountains in the world. After a short rest, head towards the Everest Base Camp. It is about 5 hours roundtrip from Gorakshep to EBC. Enjoy the blissful moment of standing at the base of Mt Everest with amazing views of the surrounding mountains Nuptse, Khumbuste, and Pumori, before returning to Gorakshep for the night.

INCLUDED:
— Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Est Hiking time: 8 hours
Hiking Distance: 9.5 miles

Overnight at Mountain Lodge

Note: You also have the option to camp on this night at EBC rather than staying in a mountain lodge.

Today is another important day. After breakfast, you’ll climb to Kala Patthar Peak for one of the most close-up and formidable views of Mt. Everest and several other high peaks. The world’s highest peak is barely 6 miles from Kala Patthar. This rocky peak offers outstanding scenery before you descend back to Lubuche, Thukla, and then to Pheriche for the night.

INCLUDED:
— Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Est Hiking time: 8 hours
Hiking Distance: 8 miles

Overnight at Mountain Lodge

Today will be another long day as we make the trek back to Namche Bazaar.

INCLUDED:
— Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Est Hiking time: 7 hours
Hiking Distance: 12 miles

Overnight at Mountain Lodge

As we continue our journey down the mountain, we’ll return to Lukla for an overnight stay.

INCLUDED:
— Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Est Hiking time: 8 hours
Hiking Distance: 12 miles

Overnight at Mountain Lodge

This morning, we’ll fly to Ramechhap and then drive back to Kathmandu for a very comfortable night’s sleep in a cozy bed. This will most likely be the best night’s sleep you’ve ever had in your life!

INCLUDED:
— Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Overnight in Kathmandu

Today, you’ll visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site Bhaktapur, known as the “City of Devotees.” The town square is one of the most charming architectural showpieces of the Valley as it highlights some of the finest medieval art of Nepal. Then, you’ll visit the UNESCO site of Boudhanath. The stupa’s massive mandala makes it one of the largest spherical stupas in the world and a site of great veneration and Tibetan culture. Afterwards, visit the Tibetan Monastery and painting school.

INCLUDED:
— Meals: Breakfast

Overnight in Kathmandu

Today is departure day and there are no scheduled activities. At the appropriate time, a representative will pick you up and take you to the airport for your return home or to your next destination.

INCLUDED:
— Meals: Breakfast
-- Airport Transfer

Departure

How difficult is the Everest Base Camp trek?

This trek is challenging and requires a good level of fitness. It involves long hours of walking, high altitude, and variable weather conditions.

How long does it take to complete the Everest Base Camp trek?

Typically, it takes around 12 to 14 days to complete the trek, including acclimatization days. This itinerary is for 12 days of trekking and includes 3 rest days for acclimatization.

What is the best time of year to do the Everest Base Camp trek?

The best time is during the pre-monsoon (March to May) and post-monsoon (late September to November) seasons when the weather is generally clear and stable.

Do I need any permits for the Everest Base Camp trek?

Yes, you need a Sagarmatha National Park permit and a TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System) card, which will be organized by us.

What is the altitude sickness risk on the Everest Base Camp trek?

Over the years we have come up with the best itinerary to aid in the acclimatization process. Our travel partners have become the gold standard tour operator for the Everest Base Camp trek with over 95% success rate to date; this is achieved by our expert guides and having 3 nights in Namche Bazaar at (3440m / 11287 ft) instead of the usual 2 nights. This one extra night makes a big difference in the process of acclimatization and provides the best chance of making a safe and enjoyable journey to the Everest Base Camp.

What should I pack for the Everest Base Camp trek?

Essentials include warm clothing, trekking boots, sunscreen, a first aid kit, water purification tablets, and snacks. It's also advisable to bring altitude sickness medication.

Do I need previous trekking experience?

It does not require any previous trekking experience, but should be able to hike for about 5 to 6 hours a day over hilly terrain with a light day pack. Your duffle bag will be carried by porters. ‘Slow and steady’ is the key to achieving the goal and enjoying the trek.

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