Everest Base Camp Trek

  • Nepal
  • 15 Day(s)

Everest base camp is a classic trek and world’s most popular destinations for meeting the dreams of the millions of travelers from across the world, reaching to the lap of the world’s highest peaks Mt. Everest (8,848 m) and having stunning views of hosts of other eight-thousand Himalayas located to the areas, sneak around the world’s most stunning landscapes, distinct remote culture and lifestyles and so forth.

Everest base camp trek is a classic trek and undeniably the most popular trekking destinations in the world with awe-inspiring views of majestic mountains, most importantly, you will reach at the lap of the world’s highest mountain Mt. Everest (8,848 m). Everest base camp trek has been the dream of the world’s travelers ever since it was first telescoped by Sir Gorge Everest, Mt. Everest was portrayed on the world’s map in 1856, whereas this trekking has been popular ever since Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgey Sherpa successfully had summit to this world’s highest peaks back in 1953. Everest base camp trek is designed to fulfill the dream of those travelers who are willing to reach to the lap of the world’s highest peaks. Footprint Adventure has carefully devised itinerary with a number of rest days, which offer you exceptional ways of acclimatization, and have experience of paradise of the majestic Himalayas above 8,000 meters including Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201 m) and Mt. Makalu (8,463 m). Besides these world’s highest peaks, you will also have amazing views of numerous other Himalayas above 6,000 meters, such as Mt. Nuptse (7,855 m), Mt. Amadablam (6,856 m), Mt. Pumori (7,161 m), Mt. Thamserku (7,723 m), Mt. Kantega (6,685 m), Mt. Lingterin (6,679 m) and so forth.

It is not that you will only have stunning views of the majestic Himalayas but you will also have an opportunity to explore the distinct lifestyles, rituals and Sherpa indigenous community, who have earned their name and fame residing at the high altitude and climbing the world’s highest Himalayas. You will have an opportunity to chit-chat with not only with Sherpa but also several other friendly ethnic groups such as Rai, Gurung and so forth, you will be able to participate in their local rituals, enjoy the local dishes and delicacies. Similarly, you will also explore the wonderful age-old Buddhist monasteries, Stupa, amazing geographical landscapes, Take pictures of Sherpa village with the backdrop of majestic Himalayas, have sunrise and sunset views, enjoy sceneries, will have views of wonderful natural beauties, diverse flora and fauna, all these make Everest base camp trek a special and rewarding. The snow-capped mountains you will see from above Khumbu Glacier or from above the Kala Patthar (5,545 m), undoubtedly such awesome which is impossible to find anywhere else in the world. The team of Footprint Adventure has exceptional experience, knowledge, and passion for trekking in the Khumbu add the further dimension to this memorable trek and the dreamland of millions of travelers.

Everest Base Camp Trek commences with 40 min. flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. The actual trekking begins right from Lukla, you continue hiking to Phakding, through steamy forest filled with rhododendron flower, diverse flora, and fauna, you will reach Namche Bazaar, the gateway to Mt. Everest, the Sherpa village, exploring all around, you will continue trekking to Tengboche, located at around 3,900 m, where there are age-old Buddhist monastery and best viewpoint for having numerous of the Himalayas including Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Cholatse, Kantaiga, Ama Dablam and Thamserku and so forth and then continue trekking and finally reach Pheriche, where you will have a day rest for acclimatization. Next day you will continue trekking to Lobuche and climb up to Khumbu Glacier, you will continue to Gorak Shep, Kala Patthar and finally, reach Everest base camp and then having panoramic views of the range of Himalayas. After exploring all around, you will retrace back to Gorak Shep, subsequently to Lobuche, Dingboche, Namche Bazaar and finally get back to Lukla and then fly back to Kathmandu.

Trip Highlighht

    • Scenic  mountain flight Kathmandu / Lukla/ Kathmandu
    •  Colorful Namche Bazaar gate way of Mt. Everest
    •  Sherpa culture and lifestyle in Khumjung
    •  Stunning panoramic views of Mt. Everest and other great mountains from Syangboche
    •  Short  trek with incredible view of world highest mountains

Trip Facts

Duration: 15 Day(s)

Trip Grade: Moderate

Best Month : Mar - May,Sep - Nov

Activities : Trekking and Sightseeing

Max. Altitude : 5,554m/18,192ft ( Kalapatthar )

Trekking Starts From: Kathmandu

Trekking Ends: Kathmandu

Accommodation : Hotel/Lodge in kathmandu and Tea houses/camping during the trek

Transportation : Flight and Private Vehicle

Per day walk: 5-6 hrs

Group Size: 1-12 people

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Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300 m./4,264 ft.).

Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing and Trip preparation.

Day 03: Fly Kathmandu to Lukla, 30 minutes (2,800 m./9,184 ft.) and Trek to Phakding (2,652 m./9,698 ft.), 3-4 hrs.

Day 04: Trek Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m./11,283 ft.), 5- 6 hrs.

Day 05: Acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar.

Day 06: Trek Namche Bazaar to Tyangboche (3,870 m./12,694 ft.), 5-6 hrs.

Day 07: Trek Tyangboche to Dingboche (4,360 m./14,301 ft.), 5-6 hrs.

Day 08: Acclimatization day in Dingboche.

Day 09: Trek Dingboche to Lobuche (4,930 m./16,170 ft.), 5-6 hrs.

Day 10: Trek Lobuche to Everest Base Camp(5,364 m./17,594 ft.) via Gorakshep (5,170 m./16,958 ft.), 6-7 hrs.

Day 11: Trek Gorakshep to Kala Patthar (5,545 m./18,188 ft.) to Pheriche (4,288 m./14,065 ft.), 7-8 hrs.

Day 12: Trek Pheriche to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m./11,283 ft.), 6-7 hrs.

Day 13: Trek Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,886 m./9,466 ft.), 6-7 hrs.

Day 14: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu.

Day 15: Final departure.

Cost Include(s)

    •  Airport Pick up and drop by necessary transport
    • Kathmandu sightseeing with tour guide and private transport
    • Standard hotel with breakfast in Kathmandu
    • Full board meals ( breakfast, Lunch and  dinner) in trekking
    • Three cup of tea or coffee per day in trekking
    • During the trekking region Lodge or Guest House accommodation
    • Government Licence holder experience English speaking guide
    • Honest, Kind, helpful with strong porter
    • Food, Accommodation, Salary, Equipments, Medicines and insurance for trekking staff
    • Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu flight for guest and staff
    • Everest National Park Permit and TIMS
    • Surface ground transfer on necessary place
    • All government taxes
    • Footprint adventure's T-Shirt and trekking map
    • Airport departure tax
    • Sleeping bag and Dawn jacket etc.
    • Farewell dinner with cultural show programme in typical restautrant


Cost Exclude(s)

    • Personal trekking equipments
    •  Your travel and rescue insurance
    •  Entrance fees in sightseeing sports
    •  Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
    • Tips for guide, porter and driver
    • Mineral water, soft drinks and hard drinks
    • Donation for local people, hospital, school (not compulsory)
    •  Internet, telephone, wifi, medicines, shower, electricity charge fee
    • Rest of expenses which are not mentioned on Price includes.
    • Your meals and Accommodations during the trekking.
    • Your travel and rescue insurance.
    • Tips for guide, porter and driver.
    • Temple and monastery entrance fee and donation.
    • Rest of expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes.


Flight is very important things for Everest Base Camp trek. While you are going to Lukla or comming to kathmandu from Lukla  Some time will not flight on time because of weather so  after finish the trekking  you need to take private helicopter from kathmandu to Lukla or Lukla to Kathmandu catch the international flight  so you have to take minimum 02 days extra for everest base camp trek.

High Altitute Sickness-

Everest Base Camp trek  would be life time memory  in your life. If you are not fit we will not recommend to go this trekking. While you are going toward the Everest Base camp (5335m) or Kalapathar (5500m) you have to eat lot of food and drink . If you have other problem you have to admit the hospital soon in this case you call the helicopter for resque and our staff will help to you for  your treatmemt  . If you have medical insurance the rescue helicopter payment will be cover by the insurance company so medical insurance is necessary to go this trekking.

Trekking Grade -

Everest Base Camp Trek is pretty long trek that goes right into high mountain country so; it is physically quite strenuous which involves approx 5-8 hours trekking along the way. There is no previous experience is required, used to some regular exercise and enjoy walking in the high altitude conditions.


The best seasons for Everest Base Camp Trek are from mid September till November end and from the beginning of March until end of May. The morning time  usually clear, with clouds building up during the afternoon, & disappearing at night. Trekking during the monsoon and winter is also possible.


We will provide freshly cooked food from the local guest house or restaurant. You will have breakfast and dinner at the lodge and lunch available along the trail. You can find a wide variety of Nepali and Western food as well as drinks.


Everest Base Camp Trek start your trip from your hotel  so car or necessary vehicle will come to  your place and drop to the airport then Kathmandu to Lukla to kathmandu amazing flight.

Telephone and Internet-

Trekking to Everest Base Camp trek there is few places available for Telephone and Internet. You can get internet password from the hotel counter for telephone and internet cost would be extra.


Most of the lodges/ guest house take an additional charge for battery charging. There is no electricity in the base camp. There is electricity or solar power where you can re- charges your camera batteries,laptop, mobile etc. that cost you need to pay extra.

Drinking Water-

The bottle water is available along the trail until the last village. You can take buy boil water from the lodge or restaurant or you can use Iodine or water purifying medicines.


In Kathmandu you will get 4 to 5 star  standard Hotel or resort accommodation. During the trekking part,  rooms will be basic, normally just a bed with a pillow and blankets. You will have a private room but bathroom will be outside. There are some guest houses with attach bathroom as well as but they will cost extra.

Group Leader and Crew-

We promise we will provide Trained Experienced with honest with local Trekking Guide  and Sherpa staff when there are 8 or more members in the Group and porters to carry your luggage and there will be 1 porter for 2 members.

Trekking Equipments-

It's not necessary to spend a lot of money for extra equipment and clothing before your trip. Majority of these gears can be bought at reasonable rates in Kathmandu.

Trekkking Days-

The time schedule is very important for enjoy trip with among the Guide porters and trekkers Each morning after packing our bags and hot breakfast, we set off on the day’s walk. After walking for 3-4 hours we stop for lunch at around midday. The afternoon’s walk .  The remainder of the afternoon can be spent exploring the village, doing a bit of washing or simply relaxing with a good book. On some days we will arrive at our destination by lunchtime and the entire afternoon will be free.

Customise Itinerary-

As per your time schedule if there is not suitable date for trekking departure from kathmandu so place mention your suitable time and date then we will organized your great trip to Everest Base Camp.

Trip Extensions-

In addition to Everest Base Camp Trek, we can organize  trip to Langtang Trekking, Annapurna Trekking , Manaslu Trekking , Mustang Trekking, water rafting,  jungle safari, City tour (kathmandu, Pokhara  or Lumbini ) ,home stay Tour, Nepal Cultural Tour, Tibet tour ,Bhutan tour  or India tour so  can  extension trip as per your time frame.



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