Everest Base Camp

13 Days

16 Day Trekking

The dream destination for trekkers around the world


Package Description:

The Everest Base Camp Trek is a dream destination for trekkers around the world. This is a life changing 16 day trek with everything from lovely Sherpa villages to the classic trekking trails found nowhere else. Let’s not forget the obvious, the famed Himalayas and the world’s highest mountain, Mt. Everest! Starting off with a flight to Lukla town from Kathmandu, trekkers get to experience a thrilling mountain flight. Our journey follows dense forest trail and leads us to several high bridge crossings. And later on, captivates us with a breath-taking sight that comes out once we arrive at the Everest Base Camp. There is simply no limit to what you can do once you visit this place. You can stay overnight in lodges run by local families, and taste authentic Nepalese food. In addition to that, you will also get to admire the sunrise view over the summit of Mt. Everest from Kala Patthar (5,545m). All in all, this trip introduces you to a classic adventure that is sure to leave you in awe. Your domestic flight (Kathmandu to Lukla and back) is included in the trip cost! Prices are based on two adults sharing. If you are a solo traveler there may be a mandatory single supplement fee. Please note food is not included in this trek. If you are interested in a private tour then this operator offers a very competitive price – get in touch with our team to get a quote for your group.


On your arrival at the Kathmandu International Airport, our representative will meet you outside “arrival terminal” at the airport and then transfer you to your booked hotel. Overnight in Hotel on a sharing basis unless if special arrangements have been made
Beginning of the Adventure - Early morning you are transferred to domestic airport for your flight to Lukla which takes approx.35 mins. Lukla airport is the one and only gateway to Khumbu region and it is one of the world-famous airports in the world as the landing is done on the narrow, sleeping runway high above the Dudh Koshi River. Upon arriving at Lukla, the Expedition staff will make the necessary arrangements to start the trek. The trek to Phakding is an easy walk for the first day with the mostly downhill leg. The trek will take you through pastoral lands through several small villages and farms, beautiful stone-carved Mani walls & crossing several suspension bridges. Approximately after 4 hours, we reach Phakding village which lies on the bank of Dudh Koshi river where we will be spending our night. Overnight in Local Lodge (BLD)
We continue to trek moving along the banks of Dudh Koshi River and cross the suspension bridge over the majestic river several times to reach the village of Monjo. We then enter Sagarmatha National Park where we may get the glimpse of different wildlife. The trail continues to ascend steeply before arriving in Namche Bazaar, also known as “the Gateway to Everest”. Overnight in Local Lodge (BLD)
“Wellbeing” of the team is our top priority. As we are over 3000 meters, allowing more time for body to acclimatize is recommended so we stop for one more day in Namche. Climb High Sleep Low is our theme for the day. After breakfast we will hike up to Everest View Hotel which offers a stunning panoramic view of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam etc. We then walk down to Khumjung village to see the famous Hillary School and Kunde Hospital which was built by Sir Edmund Hillary after his first ascent of Mount Everest. After lunch we then hike down to Namche for the night stop. Overnight in Local Lodge (BLD)
After breakfast, we make a short detour to National Park HQ and Sherpa museum before heading out to Tyangboche. We trek to Tengboche keeping Mt Thamserku to our East and upper Khumbu valley to the North. With an amazing view of the mountain before us, we pass through flat and forested trail filled with colorful rhododendrons, oaks, and pines down to the river before the climb begins. Tengboche lies on top of the ridge with a beautiful monastery and scenic up-close view of mighty peaks. Overnight in Local Lodge (BLD)
The day begins with amazing golden rays over Everest at sunrise on a good day. Leaving behind Tengboche, we head towards Dingboche via Debuche, Pangboche and Shomare villages. We ascend to the village of Pangboche passing through Rhododendron Forest, thousands of Mani stones & Chortens. Dingboche is a quaint village inhabited by Sherpa people which offers a stunning view of Lhotse South Face (8414m), Island Peak (6189m), and Ama Dablam North Ridge (6856m). Overnight in Local Lodge (BLD)
We have just hit a little over 4000 meters and is a perfect location to acquaint our body to altitude to ensure that we are not moving too hard / too fast. “Altitude and attitude must go hand in hand”. Keeping it in mind, remaining day is a leisure day at your disposal. Overnight in Local Lodge (BLD)
A gentle climb over the ridge opens up to a beautiful valley towards Lobuche. We will stop in Thukla for lunch before climbing to the mountaineer memorial site where great mountaineers are honored and remembered for their love for the mountains. Walking along the moraine of Khumbu glacier, we head into the small village of Lobuche. Overnight in Local Lodge (BLD)
Long day ahead. After breakfast, we start our trek towards Gorakshep 5140m crossing over rocky moraine enjoying great views along the way. Sheer steep mountain considered challenging by many – Mt. Pumori dominates the scene while we approach closer to Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse and the Khumbu Icefall. As you walk across the rocks towards the many prayer flags that mark the spot, you will arrive at Everest Base Camp. During the expedition season in Spring, many of the groups are settled here in their respective camps awaiting their climb to the highest mountain in the world. It will take approximately 2.5 hours to reach Everest Base Camp from Gorakshep. After taking photographs and enjoying the moment, we head back towards Gorakshep for the overnight. Overnight in Local Lodge (BLD)
Early morning, we head towards Kalapathar to enjoy the mesmerizing Sunrise view. It is a fairly tiring walk up there unless you are well-acclimatized. But our hard climb is replenished with the memorable Everest & other big mountain views. Descent from Kalapattar is easy, just a quick straight-down walk to Gorakshep. We have our breakfast here and then we descend further down to Pheriche the same route we came up. Overnight in Local Lodge (BLD)
After breakfast, we take a leisurely walk from Pheriche to Tengboche which takes approx. 3 hrs walk. The trail passes through stone-walled fields and Imja Khola valley before entering glacier moraines. Overnight in Local Lodge (BLD)
Back to the Sherpa capital for a night and a chance to buy some gifts and souvenirs Overnight in Local Lodge (BLD)
Today is the last day of our adventurous trek. We descend down to Lukla from Namche. The trail will be exciting as well as easier as we will pass through the forest of rhododendron and pines. Overnight in Local Lodge (BLD)
DAY 14: FLY BACK TO KATHMANDU. We bid our farewell to crew members and enjoy our last view of the high mountains while flying back to the Kathmandu from Lukla. Aerial views of snow-capped mountains will be worth to watch during the flight. After 35 minutes of flight, our representative will be waiting for you at domestic airport to take you back to the hotel where you can spend the afternoon with a chilled beer and warm shower. Overnight in Hotel (B)
This day serves as a cushion day, in case the regular scheduled flight from Lukla gets affected due to bad weather. Remaining day is at own disposal. Evening enjoy the group dinner at selected local restaurant. Overnight in Hotel (B)
Depending on your flight time you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back home. NOTE: The airport checks in is 3 hours prior to the departure time and the hotel checkout time is 12PM. In case our flight is late evening please let us know if you require half day use of the hotel. ** WISHING YOU A SAFE JOURNEY BACK HOME **


  • Included in the cost:
  • • All necessary airport pick-ups / drops by private vehicle.
  • • 2 Nights in a standard hotel in Kathmandu on a sharing Twin room on B/B plan.
  • • 1 Farewell dinner with the group after the end of trip in Kathmandu.
  • • Domestic flight Kathmandu–Lukla– Kathmandu including airport tax.
  • • For Climbing Team Members - Island Climbing permit fee & Garbage Deposit fee
  • • All Members - Everest national park fee and Village Development Fee.
  • • 15 Nights Local Tea House trek with accommodation and meals (B/L/D) during the trekking period.
  • • Service of 1 experienced English-speaking local trekking guide during the trek
  • Service of 1 Porter for every 2 member (maximum baggage allowance 30 kgs Per Porter)
  • Climbing Sherpa Guides Insurance & Equipment.
  • All local support staff salary, accommodation, food and travel expenses.
  • Insurance of local support staff including guides and porters.
  • Rain protection duffel bag for client luggage
  • Sleeping Bag for the members.
  • 1 Bottle of Oxygen with Mask & Regulator for the whole group in case of emergency.
  • First Aid kit.
  • Coordination of helicopter/hospital/ambulance in case of Emergency (provided insurance company or clients cover the cost).


  • Nepal Visa Fee {bring 4 copies passport size picture too}
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
  • Personal expenses, tips, alcoholic beverages, bottled mineral water, soft drinks and snack foods during trek & in Kathmandu
  • Insurance - travel, medical or emergency Heli evacuation.
  • Personal climbing gears and equipment
  • Personal tips for local support staff which is strongly recommended and highly appreciated.
  • Extra cost due occurred due to force majeure or unexpected events like natural disaster. or the events beyond control of the Base2Summits team and its partners.
  • Cost of a non-sharing room if required
  • Cost of extra night/s in Kathmandu beyond the covered 2 days
  • NOTE:
  • We provide a bottle of emergency oxygen with a mask & regulator without any rental charge for the trek. If anyone uses oxygen, the consumer will be charged US$ 250. If not used, then no charges will be applied.
  • A percentage of your fee goes towards building libraries on the African continent through Summits With A Purpose NPC

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