Trip Highlights
  • A journey with the company of peaks like Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Lhotse, Makalu, and others
  • A walk into the lovely settlements of the Sherpas
  • Encounters of graceful monasteries in great heights
  • Dense and rich wilderness along with the habitat of rare wildlife
  • The revelation of the true beauty of Everest.
  • Venturing through the extraordinary wilderness

Everest Base Camp Trekking – 17 Days is one of those adventures which outshines all with its offering of the greatest creations through Everest Base Camp Trek 2022-2023. The greatest peak of the world stands closest to you than ever, showing its ever-glowing glory at the elevation of 8,848 meters as Mt. Everest in the gorgeous Khumbu region. However, Booking Everest Base Camp Trek 2022 is not just about the excitement of the destination but it’s about the whole journey through the Nepal Everest Base Camp Trek Package 2023 which is as adventurous as those known to be in tales and as beautiful as one can wish to see in this worldly place leading to the Everest Base Camp Height of 5,364m as well as to the Kalapatthar Hike to 5,643m. The Everest Base Camp Trekking Itinerary is formed with proper observation, planning, and preparation with the aim of serving you with the highest level of satisfaction.

“Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the extraordinary adventures in the world which will blow you away with its rich wilderness and magnificent Himalayan Beauties”

Wonders of Everest Base Camp Trekking 17 days

Everest is absolutely a home of greatness. It carries magnificent beauties like Himalayan Peaks in Everest that will leave one stunned and wondering. In the Everest Base Camp Trekking 17 Days, you will be accompanied by some great Everest peaks which are also opened for Climbing in Nepal like the gorgeous Ama Dablam 6,812m popular for Ama Dablam Expedition, Lhotse 8,516, Nuptse 7,861, Makalu 8,485m, and many others along with the greatest of all, Mt. Everest 8,848m which forms the phenomenal Everest Expedition. Similarly, being a leading trek to some of the greatest mountain peaks, the Everest Trek to Base Camp has its own challenges for the nomads, however, the challenges will definitely be worth it with all the rewards the region has to provide you whether it is the greatly refreshing waterfalls and streams or the spirit nourishing dense jungles. The Everest Base Camp Hike in Nepal is truly a balancing trek of challenges and glorious rewards. Many kinds of Adventure in Everest, even the ventures of climbing follow the route of Everest Base Camp like the Khumbu Three Peaks Climbing.

Offers of Nepal Everest Base Camp Trek Route

The Everest Base Camp Travel will bring you the serene and harmonic existence of Buddhist monasteries of Everest, especially the oldest and the greatest monastery of the region known as the Tengboche monastery in Everest. Standing in front of the great Himalayan background and the chilling fresh air, Tengboche is absolutely a wonderful site to explore and feel. Likewise, the tiny villages with Sherpa villages in Everest of Nepal will feel welcoming as you conduct the trek through the Nepal Everest Base Camp Trek Route. The way of their formation is unique and they carry a very silent elegance with the supporting beauty of the Himalayas. You will be stunned. Everest Base Camp trek is not just a direct walk to Everest Base Camp but it’s a mixture of different hikes. We will be Hiking to Kalapatthar which is a viewpoint showcasing multiple peaks of Khumbu. Likely to that, we will be Hiking Everest View Hotel which is the hotel at the highest elevation with luxurious facilities at 3,962m. These hikes will help us widen our perspective on Everest as well as help us acclimatize to tackle the risk of altitude sickness. The Everest Base Camp Trek Map leads you through the jungles which exist as a habitat to exceptional beings of the wild including both floras and faunas to the extremity of 5600 meters in height of EBC. The map also leads through such destinations which connect with further adventures like Cho La Pass Trekking or the amazing Renjo La Pass Trekking as well as the popular adventure of Gokyo Lake Trekking. Likewise, the Nepal wildlife in Everestincludes glorious animals like Snow Leopard, Red Panda, Himalayan Black Bear, Himalayan Tahr, Himalayan Goral, Musk Deer, Wild Yak, and other pure lives. Similarly, the floras like Junipers, Pines, Rhododendron welcome you all throughout the magical forest path which will come to you on your way to Namche. You will have precious moments of encounters with them which will excite you even more in the Everest Base Camp Trekking Trails.

Everest Base Camp Trekking Journey in Solukhumbu

There are a lot of bridges that you will be crossing along the Everest Base Camp Trekking Journey in Solukhumbu; almost about eleven bridges at different destinations. Bridges of Everest are an addition to the thrill of the whole Nepal Everest Base Camp Hike. One might feel nervous in crossing the first few bridges but as the steps extend to higher elevations, you will find yourself getting used to the thrill. The rivers flowing below are a nerve-wracking natural wonder to hear and experience during the venture. It’s all smiles from the people of Khumbu when reaching the region. The people who grew in the Himalayas are as beautiful as the existence of the glorious peaks. Their kindness shines through their eyes when they smile. They are open to welcoming new guests and making them feel at home with their great hospitality. The way they dress, speak, and carry their culture will be something to observe on the trip to Everest Base Camp. The people of Khumbu are truly mesmerizing.

Everest Base Camp Trek Difficulty Level

Since the trek leads to 5,346m as the final elevation, it is quite a challenging trek in comparison to other treks in lower heights. Altitude Sickness is a possible risk and thus, acclimatization plays a huge role in the itinerary of the Everest Base Camp Trek. Everest Base Camp Trek Difficulty is moderate and it is more related to its constantly increasing elevation more than anything else. However, one doesn’t need a history of trekking for undertaking this astounding venture in Khumbuw here as if one has the experience, it can come of great help during the journey to Everest Base Camp. Thus, this well-known trek can also be referred to as Everest Base Camp Trek for beginners.

Best Everest Base Camp Trekking Season

Like for any other trekking adventure in Nepal, the Best Everest Base Camp Trek Season is Spring and Autumn in which Spring includes the month of February, March, April, and May whereas Autumn consists of September, October, November, and December. You are assumed to have the best of Everest region experience around this time which is considered as the Best Time for Everest Base Camp Trekking. Whereas during extreme monsoon or winter seasons, the challenges increase in number with risky weather patterns and slippery pathways which can hamper the beautiful experience of Everest Base Camp Exploration in the Lukla Everest Base Camp Route. But still, you can conduct your trek to Everest Base Camp in any month or season that is permitted by your schedule.

Why Choose Nepal Nomad for Everest Base Camp Trekking

Nepal Nomad has been successfully striving in the field of traveling for more than fourteen years with its goal-oriented team of potters, guides, mountaineers along with an in-office team who are friendly, welcoming as well as experienced and well-trained with first-aid as well as map reading and evacuation training, in the field of traveling while having fluency in different foreign languages. Nepal Nomad has solely focused itself on providing lifelong travel satisfaction to the nomads to seek its company for a more adventurous and safe journey. We even are eager to provide you a customized itinerary based on the Everest Base Camp Trek Departure Date of your choice. If you wish to know further about aspects like Everest Base Camp Trekking Cost, please feel good about contacting us.

Itinerary

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On the initial day of your arrival in Kathmandu, you will be welcomed with a lovely cuisine dinner prepared with a Nepali hint and a comfy accommodation which will be followed by a pre-trek briefing which is scheduled on the trekking program alongside any last-minute arrangements which shall be discussed. While you are here at the very early stage of the trek, you can get familiar with short hikes down the streets. The day forms its conclusion with your first overnight rest in the valley of Nepali people, its authenticity, and its culture.

  • Meals: Welcome Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

We come a little bit ahead of our initial phase of the trek and get involved with the gorgeous beauty of Kathmandu. The second day marks our day trip on which you will be exploring around on an organized sightseeing tour to world heritage sites with our professional touring guide. The day includes a visit to an ancient and beautiful Boudhanath Stupa known for its exceptional structure and as the biggest shrines in the world. For a more cheerful day, a visit to Pashupatinath, situated on the banks of the holy Bagmati River that is considered to be home to the hundreds of thousands of Hindu people identified will certainly grace us.

The cremation site here in the Pashupatinath temple is open to all the citizens of Nepal no matter the class and background. In the same afternoon, you will be free to relax in the hotel garden or take a visit to the beautiful Thamel for some last-minute shopping before leaving the city. Later, trek departure information will be provided.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

On the third day of this adventure, we will head on to Lukla at 2827m through a flight with an average flight time of about 40 minutes. After landing, we will be utilizing our precious time to explore the unique and lovely village while the Sherpa crews sort out the trekking equipment. We shall be reaching Phakding through the trails connected with small villages like the village of Ghat at 2,550m.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea.
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Phakding
  • Altitude: 2652m

Starting off from Phakding, we head up towards the valley by cross ing beautiful river stream. The way is beautifully lined up with blue pine and rhododendron which forms a beautiful forest that is really mesmerizing in the months of spring when the flowers are dazzling with colors. We conduct a brief walk to Monjoat 2,835m where we will reach in about three hours trek and stay overnight there. 

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Manjo
  • Altitude: 2835m

On day 5, the hiking is kind of roughshod and includes the steep walk to Namche Bazaar. From Monjo, it is a very small or shorter walk to the entrance of the mysterious National Park before we cross the Dudh Kosi to Jorsale at 2805m. The trek forwards to the upstream on a generally flat terrain leading to the confluence of the Bhote Kosi and Dudh Kosi rivers. From here, we begin the steep ascent to Namche Bazaar. After we cross a wide suspension bridge high above the river, we gradually ascend at a firm pace towards Namche. Amazing photographic opportunities can be found as the great mountains of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, AmaDablam, and Taweche (6542m) come into view for the first time. Then after reaching the capital Namche, we’ll have lunch. 

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Namche Bazar
  • Altitude: 3446m

We shall stay at Namche for another night on the sixth day to allow us some time for proper acclimatization. It is suggested to grab the opportunity to see both the views of sunrise and sunset from the Headquarters of National Park which is above the village. The view is absolutely gorgeous offering a superb scenario of the Khumbu peaks with a view of Everest. Your guides will be available at any time to offer advice and escort you on your walks during your stay at Namche Bazaar and also while conducting a hike to the Everest View Hotel for enough acclimatization.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Namche Bazar
  • Altitude: 3446m

The path outlines around Khumbilya's lower slopes, moving through lovely birch forest and on to treeless, grassy slopes to a stupa-3992m on top of a rocky ridge at Mongla. Eventually, the eyeshot of the mountains is magnificent. Across the valley, Phortse can be seen and a chocolate box village set in a patchwork of stone-walled fields. You descend on a series of switchback trails to the Dudh Kosi River, 300 meters below, at Phortse Bridge from the stupa & cross the Dudh Kosi and overnight under a moonlit night, you ascend to the village of Phortse.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch, and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Phortse
  • Altitude: 3850m

We leave Phortse on day eight while gradually moving upwards and downwards to the Pangboch village where the peak of Ama Dablam dominates the beauty of the surrounding. While conducting a journey high above the Imja Khola, we pass by various pretty tea houses before finally arriving at our accommodation in Dingboche.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch, and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Dingboche
  • Altitude: 4084m

On day 9, starting from Dingboche we head up through the village, following the Imja Khola valley. We will make it to the Chukhung lodge in time for lunch, with the afternoon free to rest and acclimatize. Likewise, for acclimatization purposes, we can hike up to the old moraines that come flowing down from Lhotse. The massive Lhotse Wall brings a spectacular sight along with the view of Ama Dablam which is very impressive.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Chhukung
  • Altitude: 4780m

After a sunny breakfast in the morning, we will climb up a small ridge that exists behind the village above Pheriche. We shall witness a striking scene of Taweche and Cholatse (6440m) peaks from the top of Chortens. We shall reach and arrive at Lobuche in the early afternoon and then if we are benefited by time, we shall use it to take some walk up to the near ridge to enjoy amazing evening views of the mountain surrounding.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea.
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Lobuche
  • Altitude: 4930m

With slow steps, we shall walk away from Lobuche while maintaining balance with the altitude. We shall conduct a series of small climbs as we get to the moraines of Changri Nup Glacier which shall eventually lead to Gorak Shep where we will stay overnight. The completion of the Everest base camp can be done in about three hours from Gorak Shep. Although we won’t be able to enjoy the view of Everest from the base camp we shall get the opportunity to enjoy the Everest Ice Fall which flows from the Westside. 

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch, and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Gorekshep
  • Altitude: 5160m

In the early morning, we shall make our way to ascending Kala Patar. Kala Patthar exists below Pumori as a beautiful rocky hilltop. The climb back down to Gorak Shep is easy. Today shall be mostly downhill as we retrace back to Duglha and then make our descent to Pheriche. After the completion of our lunch, we shall cross the Khumbu Khola through a suspension bridge made up of wood while following our way to Pheriche. 

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea.
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Pheruche
  • Altitude: 4252m

After Lobuche, we retrace our steps to Dughla. It seems much quicker and easier going down. To our ascent, we take a distinct path following the wide alpine valley covered in scrub juniper through to the temporary settlement of Phulung Karpo (4343m) and then to Pheriche for the evening. A Trekkers' Aid Post can be seen here, supported by the Himalayan Rescue Association which, although not manned year-round, is well worth a visit if open.

We cross the Khumbu Khola after Pheriche and ascend a short steep trail to the top of a small ridge for great views of the Imja valley, AmaDablam and Kantega. We move down to the small settlements at Orsho and Shomare, where we have lunch and later pass through Lower Pangboche to reach the suspension bridge over the ImjaKhola River and backtrack our steps to Deboche and Thyangboche.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea.
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Tangboche
  • Altitude: 3875m

After the early breakfast, we move downward steeply through beautiful forests of juniper, rhododendron, and fir to Phunkitenga. Following a welcome break and perhaps a cup of tea we cross the Dudh Kosi and climb upward to Trashinga.

The route contours above the valley through Shanasa and it's then a gradual walk to Namche Bazaar where we have lunch and descend to Manjo for an overnight stay.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Manjo
  • Altitude: 3440m

This day marks the final day of the Everest Base camp trekking. The walk won’t last for long as it is the very brief way towards the valley leading us to our final climb up to the airstrip at Lukla. We will be served with delicious lunch at the lodge, having enough time to wander around in the evening. We will be having a few celebratory drinks as a part of our farewell dinner. It has indeed been a beautiful and happy trip on these rugged yet extraordinary mountains; we then enjoy a great meal and hit the sack in blissful sleep under a moonlit starry sky…what a wonderful world!

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Lukla
  • Altitude: 2800m

We get up early in the morning and get ready for the flight back to Katmandu. We will be meeting at the airport and then you shall be transferred to the hotel. Please remark, our flight schedule will flexible subject to weather for the sake of our overall safety.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch.
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

This day marks the final day of our amazing trek. Feel at ease to relax until your departure which will be escorted by our team member all the way to the airport. You’ll be taken to the international airport in time for your return flight home. We will be hoping to see you again.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

What's Included

  • 3 night's standard accommodations in Kathmandu on BB plan.
  • All meals as specified for trek (breakfast, lunch, dinner).
  • All internal local transport as per the itinerary.
  • Internal l flights from Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu for client and trek leader.
  • All trekking arrangements including trekking permits, national park entrance fees, accommodation in twin sharing local basis lodges or best available places for accommodations, trek leader and porters-salary, insurance, food, accommodations, and other allowances.
  • Trek bag, basic first aid kit carried by your leader. No single supplement is required in Kathmandu or in the mountain.
  • Arrival airport picks up and departure drop.
  • Kathmandu food-lunch and dinner, International flights from your home to home.
  • Airport taxes, car, taxi or van, visa fees, medical examination (if required) and vaccination costs, personal expenditure, all bar bills, laundry, telephone calls, hot shower in the mountain, mineral water, sweet deserts, we recommend bringing Water purifier and neutralizer tabulates to reduce your cost of traveling and to become a responsible traveler.         
  • Tipping for trek crew (driver, trek leader, and porter-tipping is not mandatory but expected).
  • Meals or drinks except for 3 meals or not specified in the itinerary, personal clothing, and equipment, travel insurance, optional trips.     
  • Charges incurred as a result of delays beyond Nepal Nomad's control.
  • Anything not specified in the cost includes section.

USEFUL INFORMATION

Experience required to undertaking Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest Base Camp trek falls under one of the challenging trekking adventures in the world. For your body to positively respond to long endeavors of walking, you will need to have some comfort with walking in regular life. If you are someone who has the regular experience of hiking or long walks, it is going to come as a benefit in the EBC Trek. Likewise, Heath is the greatest of all possessions which let us do any sort of endeavors. If you are confident about the soundness of your body and health, then we will accompany and serve you till the end.

Briefing before the adventure

Before beginning the adventure to Everest Base Camp Trekking, we will be hosting a pre-trip meeting with the whole trekking team where there will be discussions and proper explanation of plans along with the clearance of doubts.

The look of the atypical day in Everest Base Camp Trekking

A typical mountain adventuring day looks something like this; waking up early in the morning and having the preferred item for breakfast, getting refreshed and enjoying the surrounding of the accommodation, packing up our bags and heading to the destination marked by the itinerary, having lunch somewhere in mid-way, reaching to the destination before sunset and unpacking in the accommodation, getting refreshed and enjoying the overnight stay and finally having a warm meal and going to bed.

Accommodation facilities one can hope for in the Everest Base Camp trekking

Everest Base Camp trekking, being one of the most sought-after treks in the country, is undertaken by a lot of nomads. So the accommodation conditions one can expect in the Everest Trekking region are; Family runs lodges with shared bathroom facilities, crowded conditions in case of on-season travel, availability of charging, and wifi facilities depending upon the lodge and availability of Chimneys to keep you warm.

Regarding the compulsion of Insurance

You are expected to be fully insured with medical, emergency rescue evacuations including trip cancellation insurance which should cover over 3000m to 6000m which is a must as per Nepal Nomad's booking terms & conditions under Everest Base Camp Trekking.

Conditions of meal in Everest Base Camp trekking

You will have options of meals to choose from and you will be provided three meals a day including Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. However, you can separately buy and eat extra food items if you wish to. Likewise, dinner and breakfast will be placed and taken in the same lodge you spend overnight but Lunch will be taken on a favorable spot in the middle of the trek. Farewell dinner, breakfast, and reception will be provided in the Kathmandu Valley which will be from our side.

Conducting responsible travel in the country and modes of transportation used in Everest Base Camp adventure

We would suggest you conduct yourself in your own way of comfort while showing respect to the belief system, sovereignty, culture, tradition, art, and history. Regarding the modes of transportation, Jeeps or cars are hired for your proper travel as per the need of the itinerary. We will be using airways to connect ourselves to Lukla of Everest. Similarly, helicopters can be used for luxurious traveling as well as they can come of use in an emergency evacuation.

Altitude Sickness in Everest Base Camp Trekking

Trekking in the higher mountains somehow involves some sort of risk of sickness occurring from the constant increment in Altitude. The Everest Base Camp Trekking also involves the risk of altitude sickness because of its great height and we shall do our best to avoid the uneasiness brought by such sickness. There are generally three different parts of Altitude sickness with the beginning part bring the Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) which is a basic one that leads further to High-altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE) and gets extreme towards High-altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE). The Everest Base Camp itinerary has been prepared in coordination with the acclimatization days for decreasing the risk of altitude sickness. We shall carry the required and prescribed medicines as well for severe sickness and even conduct evacuation in such cases.

FAQs

You will be compulsorily requiring the following special permits for conducting Everest Base Camp Trekking;

  • Trekker’s Information Management Systems (TIMS) card
  • Sagarmatha National Park permit
  • Local Government Permit

Nepal Nomad is formed of well-experienced team members who have experience of different forms including the emergency circumstances in the Himalayas. Nepal Nomad Team shall act with caution, stay alert, and use its training as well as experience according to the demand of the situations to handle the Everest Base Camp Emergencies while keeping your safety and security as the topmost priority.

Yes, Everest Base Camp Trek Journey with Nepal Nomad Team is safe for solo nomads of any gender. We shall take proper responsibility for your safety and security while helping you make this journey memorable.

You should be prepared and ready for some adjustments since lodges and hotels in the region usually offer shared toilet facilities which are of basic level. Likewise, one can hardly spot a proper toilet in the off-beaten routes and thus, we shall plan accordingly for the disposal of waste.

Only special gears shall be available on rent whereas you are obliged to manage the basic gears on your own for the Everest Base Camp Trekking.

It depends upon the area you are traveling in since not all corners of the region are well-facilitated with Wi-Fi or network services. Weather also plays a huge role in the communication facilities in the Himalayas and thus, we suggest our team maintain flexibility and the art of adjustment.

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