Everest Base Camp is a popular trekking trail among domestic and foreign tourists located at an altitude of 5,364 meters (17,598 ft) above sea level. This trekking is an amazing experience for trekkers losing yourself in the mountains. It is inside the Sagarmatha national park which is listed as a UNESCO world heritage site.
Kumbhu Valley Tengboche Monastery is the world’s highest monastery that you’ll find in this region. It is also home to 118 species of birds and rare mammals.
Trekking in the base camp region can be completed in 7 to 20 days, depending upon your interest. Mount Everest base camp trek begins mostly from Kathmandu to Lukla airport which takes about 45 minutes.
The best time to visit Everest base camp is March to May and October to December. For bird-watching activities, April to May is the best period and this season is suitable for flower lovers also.
Duration: 7 to 20 days
Trip Starts from: Kathmandu
Trip Ends at: Kathmandu
Trip Grade: Moderate
Walking per day: 4-6 hours
Everest base camp trek 12 days itinerary
Day 01: Kathmandu to Lukla (2840 m) and Phakding (2610 m)
After reaching Luka from Kathmandu your trekking starts from Lukla. We’ll walk to the village of Pakding which takes about three hours.
Day 02: Phakding to Namche Bazaar
Pakding to Namche Bazaar.
Day 03: Acclimatization
On this day we’ll get relaxation at Namche Bazaar to acclimatize to the rising altitude. It will help your body prepare for the high altitudes ahead and prepare for your next adventure.
Day 04: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche
Syangboche airfield to Khunde, another Sherpa Village the trail is through thick birch and fir forest where in spring, Rhododendron (Lali guras).
Day 05: Tengboche to Dingboche
Khunde to Tangboche monastery, one of the most sacred monasteries in the location.
Day 06: Rest day at Dingboche
Day 07 and 08: Dingboche
A straightforward climb brings you to Dingboche and the next two days are a little bit tough on a steep trail.
Day 09 and 10: Kala Pathar
On strategy to Lobuche, you are on the Khumbu glacier from Lobuche, stroll about the moraine for two hours to reach Gorak Shep. After that start your climb up the Kala Pathar.
Day 11: Dozonglha
Achieve the yak herders’ summer camp at Dozonglha. The camp is pitched beneath the north wall of Cholatse together with the magnificent Thamserku beckoning from the valley.
Day 12: Departure
Back at Namche bazar.
Mount Everest base camp trek cost for Nepali
The cost of the Everest base camp trek for Nepali trekkers and other foreign tourists depends upon hotel grade, transportation, the trek starting point and many other factors. Please do message us so that we could send an exact quotation according to your requirement. Normally, the Everest base camp trek cost for Nepali in rupees is 35 thousand.