Chhuti | Everest Base Camp

Everest Base Camp

12 Days


Calling all thrill-seekers! The Everest Base Camp Trek is Nepal’s crown jewel, offering an unforgettable journey into the heart of the Himalayas. This classic trek takes you through the Khumbu region, where you’ll witness snow-capped giants like Mt. Everest (8,848m), Lhotse (8,516m), and Ama Dablam (6,812m). Lush rhododendron forests and vibrant Sherpa villages paint a picture-perfect backdrop for your adventure.

Immerse yourself in the rich culture of the Sherpa people. Explore Namche Bazaar, the gateway to Everest, and Tengboche, known for its historic Buddhist monasteries. Witness their unique way of life and traditions that have thrived in the Himalayas for centuries.

The Everest Base Camp Trek is more than just a scenic hike; it’s a test of endurance and a chance to push your limits. The trek starts with a thrilling flight to Lukla, one of the world’s most exciting airstrips. As you ascend, witness breathtaking panoramas that will leave you speechless.

This challenging yet rewarding trek offers stunning scenery, cultural encounters, and a profound sense of accomplishment. Embark on an adventure that will leave you with unforgettable memories and a newfound appreciation for the beauty and power of the Himalayas.


  • Immerse yourself in the rich traditions of Sherpa Culture & Villages
  • Spot Himalayan Wildlife- majestic yaks, colorful danfe pheasants, and trek through rhododendron forests
  • Witness breathtaking panoramic views of Thamserku, Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Cho Oyu, Lhotse, and Island Peak
  • Sunrise at Kala Patthar (5555m) and Capture stunning sunrises and panoramic views of Everest
  • Reach the heart of Everest and stand at the foot of the world's highest peak.


Take a thrilling 30-minute flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, gateway to Everest. Enjoy breakfast and meet your local guide (if applicable). Begin your trek, crossing the Thado Koshi River and passing Mani stones inscribed with Buddhist mantras. Hike through charming villages and witness the Kusum Kanguru peak (6367m). Reach the picturesque village of Phakding for your overnight stay (3-4 hours).

Embark on a scenic journey along the Dudh Koshi River amidst pine forests. Cross five suspension bridges and admire the beauty of Banker Manjo village, headquarters of Sagarmatha National Park. Enjoy breathtaking glimpses of Mt. Everest as you approach Namche Bazaar. After permit checks, savor lunch at Jorsalle, the last stop before Namche. Ascend through pine forests, witnessing the grandeur of Everest and Nuptse. Arrive at Namche Bazaar, a bustling trading hub, for your overnight stay (6-7 hours).

Take an acclimatization hike to adjust to the high altitude. Visit the Hillary Museum and witness panoramic views of the Everest range. Hike to Syangboche Everest View Hotel for mesmerizing mountain vistas. Explore the Syangboche landing strip and climb towards Khunde, adorned with Buddhist monuments. Descend back to Namche Bazaar for a relaxing evening (2-3 hours).

Continue your trek towards Tengboche, enjoying spectacular views of Everest and Ama Dablam. Look out for spotted deer and vibrant Himalayan birds like the Daphne (Nepal's national bird). Reach Sanasa and descend towards Phunki Thenga, entering rhododendron and pine forests. Ascend to the charming hilltop village of Tengboche (3870m), offering stunning panoramas of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, and more. In October and November, witness the vibrant Mani Rimdu festival (if applicable). Explore the Tengboche Monastery in the afternoon (5-6 hours).

Descend through beautiful forests, crossing the Imja Khola and gradually ascend to Pangboche. Follow the river, ascend along Lobuche Khola, and reach Dingboche, a popular tourist hub. Enjoy the scenic views and numerous lodges/camping options available (4 hours).

Embark on a morning trek to Chhukung, offering breathtaking views of Ama Dablam. Experience the invigorating fresh mountain air. Explore Chhukung, a popular starting point for Island Peak climbing. Descend back to Dingboche for overnight stay (5 hours).

Gear up for a challenging climb today as you ascend to higher altitudes. The trail takes you through Thugla (4600m), where a memorial honors fallen mountaineers. Witness breathtaking panoramas of Nuptse, Pumori, and Lobuche. Remember to pack warm clothes, as temperatures can plummet near 5000 meters. Enjoy a scenic 4-5 hour trek as you descend to Lobuche yak pastures for a well-deserved rest. Overnight in Lobuche.

Brace yourself for stunning mountain vistas as you hike from Lobuche to Gorak Shep. Witness the majestic peaks of Everest, Nuptse, and the surrounding giants unfold before you. Take a break and savor lunch at Gorak Shep before continuing your journey. Finally, reach your much-anticipated destination – Everest Base Camp (5364m). Here, stand beside the awe-inspiring Khumbu Glacier and capture unforgettable memories of the majestic icefall. Due to the high altitude and low temperatures, descend back to Gorak Shep for a comfortable overnight stay. Overnight in Gorakshep.

Rise early (around 4:15 AM) to witness a mesmerizing sunrise paint the Everest region in golden hues. Kalapathar (5545m) offers one of the most incredible viewpoints of the Himalayas – a sight you won't forget. Relish breakfast back at Gorak Shep before embarking on a scenic 7-8 hour descent to Pheriche for overnight stay.

An easier day awaits! Enjoy a short climb from Debuche to reach Tengboche. Take in the picturesque landscapes as you descend to Phunkithanga and then ascend to Kyangjuma before reaching the bustling Namche Bazaar. This section offers excellent opportunities to capture stunning mountain vistas. Overnight in Namche Bazaar.

After breakfast, embark on your trek back to Lukla. Pass through charming villages and cross the iconic Hillary suspension bridge. Enjoy the downhill and flat sections of the trail as you make your way through the Sagarmatha National Park. Reach Lukla in the evening, marking the end of your incredible trek. Overnight in Lukla.

Savor a delicious breakfast in Lukla before taking a breathtaking 30-minute flight back to Kathmandu. Relax and reflect on your unforgettable Everest Base Camp adventure as your incredible journey comes to a close.

Includes & Excludes

Cost Includes

  • Transfers from/to Kathmandu Airport
  • All transfer by reserved vehicle as per Itinerary
  • Domestic Flights (Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu).
  • An Experienced, English-Speaking and Government-Licensed Trek Guide
  • 01 Assistant Trek Guide for each 06 Trekkers
  • 01 Porter for each 02 Trekkers
  • All accommodation and meal during trek
  • All required equipment, insurance, crew-members allowance, etc.
  • Down Jacket and Sleeping Bag rental
  • All necessary paperwork, documentations, permits, National Park fees, TIMS, and applicable government taxes
  • Comprehensive medical kit carried by the trek leader

Cost Excludes

  • Dhaka-Kathmandu-Dhaka air ticket
  • Visa fees and processing service
  • COVID-19 Insurance & Travel Insurance
  • All types of Taxes & VATs, if applicable
  • Any meals that are not specified
  • Extra Night Accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Early check-in & late checkout charges
  • Entry fees for tourist spots, monuments, parks, museums, cinema theatres, etc.
  • The camera permits if required
  • Personal expenses (beverages, postage, phone, internet, medicine, laundry, tips, hot shower, etc.)
  • Trekking Equipment
  • Extra Baggage Charges
  • Emergency Rescue and Travel Insurance
  • Trip Cancellation Cost
  • Accident or Health Issues
  • Loss, theft, or damage of personal properties (Personal Travel Insurance advised)
  • Any service not specified in the itinerary
  • Extra activity/visit not in the program
  • The vehicle will be as per the scheduled itinerary, not at disposable


Can Beginners Trek Everest Base Camp?

Everest Base Camp, while challenging, is achievable for reasonably fit individuals with proper planning, acclimatization, stamina, and the right altitude. However, it is not recommended for complete beginners.

Age Limit for Everest Base Camp Trek?

There is no strict age limit; good physical and mental health are key.

Solo Everest Base Camp Trek?

Safety first! Trekking Everest Base Camp solo is not advised.

Everest Base Camp Trek Weight Limit?

Porters have a 15kg (33 lbs) limit for your main backpack.

Everest Base Camp Trek Distance?

The classic Everest Base Camp trek from Lukla is roughly 130km (81 miles) round trip.

Everest Base Camp Trek Difficulty?

The difficulty is considered moderate, but altitude requires preparation.

Oxygen for Everest Base Camp?

Yes, even if you feel okay, your body needs oxygen support at high altitudes. You must carry the oxygen cylinder even if you do not feel the need.

Sleeping at Everest Base Camp?

Sleeping bags are provided during the trek.

Which permits are required?

Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Entrance Permit: This newly introduced permit is issued by the local government in the Khumbu region. Foreign nationals, including SAARC citizens, require this permit. The cost is NPR 2,000 per person for the first four weeks, increasing to NPR 2,500 afterwards (no VAT applicable). You will need your passport to obtain this permit.

Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit : Everest Base Camp lies within Sagarmatha National Park, so a permit is necessary for entry. Issued by the Nepal Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation, you can acquire it from the Nepal Tourism Board Office in Kathmandu or the Sagarmatha National Park Entry Gate in Monjo. However, during peak seasons, expect queues. We recommend obtaining the permit in Kathmandu beforehand to avoid delays.

How Cold is the Everest Base Camp Trek?

Temperatures vary significantly depending on the season and altitude. Spring (March to May) offers daytime highs around 17°C at lower elevations, dropping to 10°C as you climb higher. Nighttime plummets to -5°C to -10°C. Autumn (September to November) experiences similar temperatures. Winter (December to February) brings even colder days (0–10°C) and nights as low as -10°C. Regardless of the season, pack warm clothes!

Accommodation during the Everest Base Camp trek?

During the Everest Base Camp trek, your accommodation will primarily consist of teahouses and modest mountain lodges. These provide essential amenities for trekkers, offering twin-sharing rooms with basic bedding and shared (or sometimes private) bathroom facilities. Communal dining areas, especially at higher elevations, often feature wood-burning stoves to keep you warm and toasty. Meals are provided, featuring both local and international options. Some teahouses may even offer hot showers for an additional fee. While Wi-Fi and charging facilities can be variable, it is best to plan accordingly and book your accommodations in advance, particularly during peak trekking seasons. Despite the basic nature of the accommodations, they offer a charming and authentic experience. Embracing the warmth of Sherpa hospitality and the chance to connect with the local culture, these teahouses will be your cozy havens along the Everest Base Camp trek.

Packing list?

• Embrace the layers! Pack a waterproof jacket, lightweight down jacket, waterproof trousers, and lightweight trekking trousers
• For summer trekkers, consider hiking shorts
• Thermals (both top and bottom, ideally merino wool) are a must-have
• Bring two to three trekking t-shirts or shirts for layering
• A warm mid-layer, like a fleece, is essential for chilly evenings
• Don’t forget gloves! Pack waterproof thick gloves and glove liners for warmth
• Keep your feet happy with a combination of hiking socks and lighter walking socks
• Protect yourself from the sun with a wool hat and sun hat
• Sunglasses are a must for those bright Himalayan rays
• Pack a few spare pairs of underwear for the trek
• A Buff or similar headwear is a versatile and useful addition
• Comfortable footwear is key! Bring a well-worn pair of waterproof hiking boots
• Lightweight trainers are a great option for relaxing around camp in the evenings
Tech Items:
• Stay connected on the trail with a power bank, universal plug adapter, and charging cables.
• Don’t forget your phone, iPod, or Kindle for entertainment during rest days.
• Toiletries:
• Pack eco-friendly wet wipes for convenient hygiene.
• Hand sanitizer is a must for keeping germs at bay.
• Minimize waste by bringing small biodegradable bags to dispose of toilet tissue properly.
• Toilet paper is essential, don’t forget it!
• Protect yourself from the elements with sunscreen and lip balm.
• Pack any personal medications you might need.
First-Aid Kit:
• Be prepared for altitude sickness with anti-diarrhoea tablets (like Imodium).
• Painkillers and anti-inflammatories are helpful for common aches.
• Throat lozenges can soothe a sore throat at high altitudes.
• Rehydration sachets can help combat dehydration, especially important at altitude.
• Blister plasters are lifesavers for preventing and treating blisters.
• Apply Vaseline to your feet to reduce friction and prevent blisters.
• Diamox can help with altitude sickness, but consult a doctor before taking it.
Other Items:
• Trekking poles will provide stability and support on the trails.
• A quick-drying travel towel is essential for freshening up after a long day’s hike.
• Pack two water bottles (one litre each) to stay hydrated.
• A metal SIGG bottle is a great multi-tasker – fill it with hot water for a makeshift hot water bottle at night.
• Ensure clean drinking water with water purification tablets or a system like Lifestraw or SteriPEN.
• If you’re trekking during winter (November-March), consider crampons or chained spikes for improved traction on icy sections.
• A comfortable daypack with a rain cover (30 liters or more) will hold your essentials for day hikes.
• You’ll also need a larger duffel bag (around 65 liters) for your overnight gear that will be carried by porters.

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Everest Base Camp
From ৳ 167,500
/ Adult

Trip Info

  • February-April | September -November
  • Twin-shared room in teahouse
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • English speaking trek leader
  • Reserved vehicle
  • English, Nepali, Hindi, Chinese
  • 5,550 m
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner during trek
  • Available at accomodation
  • Private Vehicle | Domestic Flight
  • Limited availability
  • No
  • Available upon request
  • 5-6 hours daily
  • 12
  • 60