Everest Base Camp TrekkingEverest Base Camp Trekking

Everest Base Camp Trekking

  • Stunning adventure to world highest Mt. Everest base camp with glorious mountain views
  • Daily views of high Khumbu Himal with Mt. Everest, Amadablam and series of peaks
  • Exploring Sherpa traditional farm villages in the country of famous highlanders of Everest
  • Adventurous walks beneath towering Mt. Everest within scenic views of giant mountains
  • Following raging Dudh Kosi River right up to its glacial source at Everest base camp
  • Beginning and ending with super exciting flights to and from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu

on world highest Mt. Everest with sweeping panorama of Khumbu ice falls and glaciers

Everest base camp trekking with the expertise of Explorer Adventurer takes you to unforgettable moments and experiences. The walk leads on the scenic trails right on the lap of the world's highest Mt Everest and arrays of stunning white peaks. 

Everest base camp trekking is not only an adventure but a classic and high country walk. In the close harmony of immense and impressive cultures of the famous Highlanders the Sherpa’s. The menfolk are known as world-famous mountaineering guides. On this trek, accompanied by the native Sherpa guide. The one who will show you the wonders of the great Himalayas around the high and beautiful Khumbu areas of Everest.    

Everest base camp trekking follows the lovely trail up to Pangboche, the last permanent village en route to Everest base camp. The other places on the way are temporary settlements catering to the needs of trekkers. Providing good lodges and food around Dingboche, Pheriche, and Lobuche to Gorakshep.

On walks, enjoy exploring the traditional villages adorned with religious monuments of Tibetan Buddhism heritage and cultures. Where views of snow-capped mountains follow you on daily walks and staying in the comfort of nice lodges. As well as the harmony of the beautiful scenery of staggering giant peaks and the warm hospitality of the Sherpa. 

Eventually, the adventure reaches you beneath the majestic Mt. Everest, situated amidst remorseless fields of ice and glaciers. After days of good walks following the river upstream and climbing up to the famous Namche Bazaar. As the trek progresses reach the beautiful areas of Tengboche and the monastery surrounded by a series of peaks. The gain in altitude will be the toughest part of the trekking. But taking a slow pace will overcome, the hard part as well as having acclimatization days at certain heights. Like in Namche Bazaar and at beautiful Imjatse Valley in Dingboche before heading towards the main highlight of the adventure.

On reaching Everest base camp enjoy the dramatic thrills of standing next to massif Khumbu Ice-Fall and glaciers. Enclosed between giant peaks of Lhotse, Nuptse, and Pumori, after achieving the goal. The next adventure takes you to the top of Kalapathar rocky hill, the highest point of the trek. From Kalapathar enjoy the spectacular panorama of towering Snow Mountains, facing Mt. Everest at close distance.

After an overwhelming experience return journey downhill to Namche Bazaar and back to Lukla for the last overnight stay around Khumbu. 

The next morning a swift panoramic flight brings you to Kathmandu, after a wonderful, great adventure on Everest base camp trekking.


On reaching Kathmandu Tribhuwan International Airport where you will be warmly received by our guide and staff and then transfer you to your respective hotels in the hub of Kathmandu city. First check into your hotel rooms on getting refreshed from the flight and with Jet-Lag, then join with other members of Express Everest Base Camp trekking for group briefing, where our expert guides will inform regarding your stay in Nepal, hotels, trekking, local lodge and overland drives with do’s and don’ts information, evening welcome group dinner in authentic Nepalese restaurants with Folk cultural programs to entertain you during your meals.

    Morning after breakfast leave the hotel for exciting guided sightseeing around Kathmandu where our city guide will lead you to places of interest, Kathmandu a metropolitan city still retains its ancient heritage and varied ancient culture where you will visit world heritage sites around Kathmandu for half day or full day. After an interesting and wonderful tour of ancient historical and religious sites around Kathmandu, with afternoon free preparation for next day flight to Lukla for Everest base camp trek.

      Morning depart from the hotel to Kathmandu domestic airport for exciting and scenic flight of 35 minutes to land at Lukla, a Sherpa town where all treks and adventure starts and ends around Everest and high Khumbu region. From Lukla a gradual walks to begin with short downs and ups and then on winding trail past nice farm villages of Sherpa enriched with Buddhism religion and culture as you encounter rows of Mani (prayer) monumenta and large spinning bells. Slowly our pleasant first day reaches at Phakding a moderate size village with many lodges, as walk continues following Dudh Kosi river and crossing several times to reach at Monjo village for overnight stop near the entrance of Sagarmatha National Park.

        Morning walk leads to famous Namche Bazaar where altitude gains slowly as walk progress, walking into river valley and gorge covered within nice woodland of tall rhododendron-pines and fir trees. After crossing a high last bridge with few hours climb to Namche Bazaar with stunning views of Everest-Lhotse and Kongde peaks. Namche Bazaar at 4,440 m high an ideal place for rest day to acclimatize, the main town / village of Khumbu where colorful and exciting Saturday market takes place once a week.

          Enjoying pleasant time at Namche, morning walk leads to scenic and gradual walks overlooking Everest and other giant peaks, as our route leads downhill to Imjatse river at Phunki Tenga, a small place with few lodges an ideal spot for refreshing break or lunch stop. Afternoon walk leads uphill into enchanting alpine forest to reach a beautiful surrounding at Thyangboche Monastery offering grand panorama of mountains with Everest and Amadablam at close distance, here with time for tour into monastery and witness monks and priest on prayer. Thyangboche also holds a ‘Mani-Rimdu’ a colorful religious festival where monks with mask dancing wading evil spirits which falls in the month of October as per Buddhist lunar calendar.

            Morning catching super views of high peaks with Everest, our route descends into forested areas reaching a metal bridge, from here a slow climb encountering mani (prayer) walls along the walks to Pangboche village, this is a last Sherpa permanent village on route to Everest base camp. From here walk leads on barren and arid country where tree lines drops for small bushes of juniper and dwarf rhododendron (azalea). Walk leads uphill into a river gorge and then finally opens up into a wide glacial valley on reaching Dingboche with many good lodges around facing views of Imjatse or Island peaks towards east.

              A rest day for acclimatization as elevation gets higher, Dingboche a fine place for leisure hike and walks around where a climb up to a hill offers tremendous scenery of peaks with Mt. Makalu towards east horizon. Enjoying scenic excursion with afternoon free to catch up with your dairy and relax marveling the views of Amadablam North Face with other giant mountains.

                From Dingboche walk climbs to a ridge marked with prayer flags and Stupas, then walking on nice gradual uphill facing marvelous scenery to reach at a small place in Thugla where Khumbu glaciers melts into a torrential river. A perfect place for rest and lunch stop, where afternoon walks leads to a steep climb at Thugla hill a place with memorials of unfortunate climbers who died on climbs around mountains of Khumbu and Everest. Walk continues for another few hours on nice gradual up to Lobuche for overnight stop, a place with several nice lodges with views of Nuptse and Lobuche peaks.

                  Today a great walk towards our main highlight and final destinations to reach Everest Base Camp, as morning walk leads on open wide valley with slow climb to reach above Khumbu glaciers, walking past moraine dunes reaching at Gorakshep, a place with few lodges on the junction of Everest base camp and Kalapatthar route. Gorakshep was a base camp of Everest expeditions in early 1950’s to late 1970’s before the route was made further away to present base camp. From Gorakshep few hours walk over moraine and glacier to reach our ultimate destination at base camp with sweeping views of giant peaks of Nuptse-Lo la, Nuptse with notorious huge Khumbu Ice Falls and glaciers. In high mountaineering season this place will be active with climbers and crews with many camps set on top of moraine and glaciers. After a grand time then head back to Gorakshep for highest overnight stop of the adventure with fantastic memories of the day walks to Everest base camp.

                    Morning climb to Kalapatthar above 5,545 m, the highest point of the trek offering incredible panorama of mountains with Everest at stone throw distance. With amazing time on top head back to Gorakshep for breakfast and continue trek downhill past Lobuche and Thugla, where walk leads to windy Pheriche valley with many good lodges with time for lunch break at Pheriche. After Pheriche walk leads down with short climb and then a long descend to reach our overnight stop at Pangboche village with unique views of Amadablam at close distance.

                      From Pangboche morning walk downhill to cross a bridge over Imjatse Rive and then an hour climb to Thyangboche Monastery within green vegetation and tree lines, with time here to relax and enjoy the scenic views, and then head downhill to Phunki Tenga with climb for an hour to reach a small place at Kyanjinma on route Namche, a pleasant peaceful spot facing views of Everest-Amadablam and Tharmasarku with other range of peaks. Here chances of spotting some wild-life like musk deer, herd of Himalayan Thar and pheasant Danfe (national bird of Nepal). After a pleasant walk with super views of Everest and adjoining peaks, a nice walk leads you at Namche with time for overnight stop.

                        Our last walk of the adventure a short trek of few hours following on the same trail back to Lukla past Phakding and Ghat villages crossing few times over Dudh Kosi, with last final climb to reach Lukla town For last overnight stop around high scenic Khumbu and Everest region.

                          Morning transfer to Lukla Tenzing and Hillary airport for sweeping short flight to Kathmandu facing scenic views of mountains, green scenery of hills and farm fields with nice villages and towns as flight lands at Kathmandu airport and then back to your hotel, with free afternoon to relax of great memorable adventure on Express Everest Base Camp Trekking.

                            Your last memorable day in Nepal after a wonderful experience on Express Everest Base Camp trekking with great service of Explorer Adventure, and as per your international flight then transfer to Kathmandu international airport for homeward bound or to your respective destinations.

                              What's Included
                              • Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle
                              • Three nights standard Hotel in Kathmandu on twin sharing basis with B.B 
                              • all domestic flight Kathmandu Lukla Kathmandu 
                              • Government license holder guide 
                              • Helpful porter with proper equipments (1 porter for 2 people)
                              • Salary, food, accommodation and insurance for guide and porters
                              • Tea house/lodge accommodation during the trek on twin sharing basis 
                              • Duffel bag for packing your things for the trek 
                              • Local Entrance fee  for entering to the khumbu valley 
                              • Sagarmatha National Park entry permit
                              • Government taxes and official expenses
                              What's not Included
                              • All food pay your self  during the trek  
                              • Flight to Kathmandu, Nepal
                              • Tips for porters ($70-100) and guides ($80-100)
                              • Nepal Visa ($50)
                              • Insurance (must include emergency evacuation by helicopter, check worldnomads.com
                              • Food and drinks ($20-30 per day)
                              • In some places: hot water, wifi, battery charging - $2-5
                              • Drinking water, price depends on altitude (linear regression)

                              Departure Dates

                              Select a Departure Month
                              Trip Dates
                              Trip DateOct 15, 2023 - Oct 28, 2023
                              Trip DateOct 16, 2023 - Oct 29, 2023
                              Trip DateOct 19, 2023 - Nov 01, 2023
                              Trip DateOct 22, 2023 - Nov 04, 2023
                              Trip DateOct 26, 2023 - Nov 08, 2023
                              Trip DateOct 28, 2023 - Nov 10, 2023
                              Trip DateOct 30, 2023 - Nov 12, 2023
                              Useful Information

                                Insurance policy for Medical and Travel:

                              Should cover medical insurance for illness and emergency evacuation by Helicopter or other means of transportations including other expenses on treatment at respective countries hospitals, as for travel insurance against bad unfavorable weather conditions, delay or cancellation of domestic flights on mountainous area where flight involves on the start of trek and at the end.

                              Travel and Medical Insurance also needs to cover when clients break the journey in the middle of the trip, due to sickness-personal domestic problem etc………

                               Guide and Porters: 

                              On treks or climb where you will be accompanied by our expert guide who knows the area on route of the trek chosen, we have professional and veteran guides to led the trek where you can feel comfortable, as our guide are knowledgeable offers you various information of the country from history-geography, culture to flora and fauna.

                              All guides have gone through basic medical training that includes high altitude symptoms or AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness) can help you with simple medical First Aid and for severe condition will support taking you to safe area or to nearest hospitals by any means of quick transportation.

                              Our guides are well versed in Eco-Trekking and Responsible Tourism as well and are committed in keeping the environment on trekking route in pristine form as it was.

                              Porters are picked can be regular porter of the company of hired in Kathmandu-Pokhara or in Lukla on start of the trekking, with always a strong and cheerful porters to carry your heavier luggage, baggage of 15 to 25 kg maximum weights to carry by each porters, we do not allow underage porters of below 16 years of age or above 50 years.

                              Porters and guide are well looked after by the company with good wages, medical insurance, travel allowance including meals on treks and climb company also provides warm gear in winter as well for high and cold altitude trips.

                              Altitude Sickness or AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness):
                              Information of AMS and Precaution Measures:

                              High Altitude or Acute Mountain Sickness for short as AMS a symptom faced and can catch any people on high altitude adventure walks.

                              Due to high pressure and low oxygen level as certain height where some people feel uneasiness with shortness of breathiness, light headache, nausea, dizziness, lack of good sleep and with less appetite.

                              To avoid these whole symptoms where we always designed itinerary days accordingly with enough space, flexible days for acclimatization at high elevation, taking short walks up and sleeping and resting at low places.

                              The other good way to avoid AMS taking slow and steady pace on walks, stopping frequently to catch your breath and adding lot of fluid or safe drinking water at least 2-3 liters a day to support against AMS.

                              On high altitude take enough rest and with short slow hike above high hills to catch views as well to support acclimatization and sleeping and resting at low altitude will certainly helps you in avoiding AMS.

                              Useful in situations when you cannot make high ascent, the best ways to prevent altitude sickness doing it slowly, stopping for overnights at certain altitude to adjust to the new height, and taking it easy for first one or two 2 days.

                              In our list we always mention general medication to bring from home as well from your doctor advice also, your doctor might recommend you some basic medication list like medicine against diarrhea, headache, fever, cold-flu as well constipation including first aid for cuts-wounds and burns as well.

                                what to Bring 

                              **- can be bought in Kathmandu

                                Clothing and footwear

                              • trekking boots (should be warm, waterproof, breathable, cover and fix the ankle)
                              •  sports sandals with a closed toe or sneakers.
                              •  flip flops , Sun cap , Wool or fleece hat , 2 pairs of gloves/mittens (1 thin, 1 thick,}
                              • Bandana or neckerchief ,  Fleece jackets (1 thin, 1 thick) .
                              • Thermal underwear (merino wool!), preferably 2 sets (one for walking, the other for sleeping), buy at home.
                              • Trekking socks - several pairs (there is a limited possibility of washing)
                              •  Quick-drying sports T-shirts (e.g. Polartec PowerDry) - 2 pcs. or more.
                              •  Down jacket , Windstopper , Windproof warm jacket with hood.
                              • Trekking trousers ,  Warm synthetic pants like ski pants , Rain poncho.
                              • Sun Screen Cream , Sunglasses ,  Trekking pole , Water bottle.


                               Duffel bags for trek will be perovided on Day 2 should be returned after the trek is over.

                               Backpack 20-30 liters with rain cover (optionally with drinking system)

                              Sleeping bag (comfort temperature around -5 C). On the upper lodges they usually provide woolen blankets. You can rent a sleeping bag in       Kathmandu, $1-2 per day.

                              A good quality headlight with new batteries and a spare set of batteries.

                               Sunglasses (category 3-4) + hard case , Trekking poles , Thermos 0.5-1 liter.

                              Sealed packaging for documents and money , Sitting mat (optionally), Power bank.

                               A roll of dense garbage bags 50 liters. You will pack your items in it when you put them in a duffel bag to protect them from moisture and dust.

                               Personal usage

                              Towel (light and quick-drying)  - Washing accessories - Disinfection wipes

                              Antibacterial gel - Moisturizing hand cream - Sun cream with a high factor

                              Lip balm with sun protection - Reusable water bottle - Snacks, nuts, chocolate

                              Everest Base Camp Trekking FAQs

                              • Normal standard itinerary days are of 11 / 12 days from Lukla to Lukla, the starting and ending point; of most treks to Everest base camp.
                                But for private group can design for longer or shorter day’s itinerary as per the group interest.

                              • On Everest base camp trek, beside scenic walks overlooking beautiful views of
                                landscapes and world highest peaks. One can enjoy observing the local immense cultures around Sherpa villages, of great religious interest.

                                Can expect cold morning and late afternoon till night time, with ups and downhill walks. Expect snow-fall sometimes during the trek as per the season chosen for trek to Everest base camp.

                              • The best time for Everest base camp trek and around Himalayas is in spring from March to May. When days are bright and sunny, having long sunlight hours, but cold morning and late afternoon till night time.

                                The next best season is autumn / fall, starts from September till November much clear days for views and pleasant walks. But can be very cold morning and night time, having shorter days due to sun-light hours.

                                Interested people can trek during winter times of Christmas and New Year Holidays also. Most days are clear for views and walks, but freezing temperatures especially in the morning, shady areas and late afternoon till night time.

                                Can expect snow-fall sometimes during all seasons around higher altitude in all Himalayan destinations.

                              • The lodge accommodation and foods are nice and clean, the lodge accommodation as per one’s budgets.From simple, standard to luxury class, rooms with attached bath and toilets or sharing common bath / toilets.

                                The foods are served in a large and warm dining room, trekkers can choose as per the menu provided. From varieties of breakfast, lunch to dinner or snacks and refreshments, offer good food from Continental, Chinese, Indian, Tibetan and Nepali meals. Some lodges provides Korean, Japanese, Mexican and Italian dishes.

                                Includes fresh home baked bakeries items in most large villages lodge and restaurants.

                              • The closest one can reach is at Everest base camp, standing at the bottom of
                                Mt. Everest. But the views of Mt. Everest is obstructed by Nuptse and Lhotse peaks. The best closest views of Mt. Everest at mere distance is from Kalapathar Hill top at 5,545 m high.

                              Client Reviews
                              • EBC Trekking

                                It’s a life changing experience. You never get back the same person you were before. Thank you Bam for your guidance and help. Always felt safe up there with you. And for theese unforgettable memories...

                                Natalia Volkova
                                Natalia VolkovaRussia,January 23, 2018
                              • Unforgettable family adventure

                                Our family of 3, including our 11 year old daughter, enjoyed the most amazing trek to EBC under the guidance of Bam. The trek has created a lifetime of memories for us. It was adventurous, a fantastic family bonding experience, enlightening culturally, and fun. We are grateful to Nepal and to Bam for keeping us safe and allowing us to share in this very special part of the world.

                                Nicole Critchley
                                Nicole CritchleyAustralia,January 16, 2018