About Everest Base Camp Trekking
Everest Base Camp Trek is a classic Himalayan trek that takes you to Mount Everest's foothills, the world's tallest mountain. This trek is a dream come true for many trekkers, and it offers stunning views of Everest and other nearby mountains like Lhotse and Nuptse.
One of the highlights of the trek is reaching Everest Base Camp itself. This is a significant accomplishment, and it's a fantastic feeling to stand at the base of this towering mountain. Another highlight is the nearby peak of Kala Patthar, which offers panoramic views of the Everest region. You can see the sun rise over Everest from Kala Patthar, an unforgettable sight.
In addition to the views of Everest, you'll also get to see a variety of other amazing scenery on this trek. The Khumbu Glacier is a massive glacier that flows down from Everest, and it's an impressive sight to see. You'll also pass through Sherpa villages, which offer a glimpse into the culture of these mountain people. Everest Base Camp Trek is a challenging trek, but it's also an incredibly rewarding one.
Everest Base Camp Trekking Route Overview
Our Classic Everest Base Camp Trekking begins with a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, a small village in the Khumbu region of Nepal. From Lukla, the trail winds through beautiful rhododendron and magnolia forests, past Sherpa villages and monasteries, and up to the high-altitude settlements of Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, and Dingboche.
At each of these settlements, you will have the opportunity to acclimatize to the increasing altitude. This is important, as altitude sickness can be fatal. After Dingboche, the trek becomes more challenging, as you will hike above 5,000 meters. However, the views are also more spectacular, as you can see Mount Everest and other towering peaks up close.
The final destination of the trek is Everest Base Camp, located at an altitude of 5,364 meters. This is a truly fantastic place to visit, as you will be standing at the foot of the tallest mountain in the world. The Everest Base Camp Trek is challenging but rewarding. It is a great way to experience the beauty of the Himalayas and the culture of the Sherpa people. If you are looking for an adventure of a lifetime, the Everest Base Camp Trek is perfect.
After spending some time at Everest Base Camp (taking pictures, making videos, and enjoying the Khumbu Himalaya), we descend to Gorakshep. We hike to Kala Patthar (Black Rock) early next morning to witness the magical sunrise and the closest view of Mount Everest and Khumbu Glacier. The views will be breathtaking. We enjoy the views at Kala Patthar and capture the moments in pictures for lifetime memories. Afterwards, we retrace our steps all the way down to Lukla, mainly taking the same trail. Eventually, the high peaks that once dominated the region start disappearing behind the hills.
The Best Season for Everest Base Camp Trek
The best seasons for the Everest Base Camp Trek are spring (March-May) and autumn (September-November). These months offer clear skies, sunny days, and stable weather, ideal trekking conditions. The views of the mountains are also spectacular during these seasons.
The summer months (June-August) are also famous for trekking to Everest Base Camp, but the weather can be more unpredictable. There is a higher chance of rain and fog during this time, which can obscure the views of the mountains.
The winter months (December-February) are the coldest time of year in the Everest region, but they can also be a great time to trek if you prepare appropriately. The trails are less crowded during this time, and you can see the mountains with fewer clouds.
Attention all adventurers!
We have a confirmed climber for Everest Base Camp Trek on November 5th, 2024!
We are pleased to announce that Mr. Iain Russell will be doing the Everest Base Camp Trek starting on November 05th, 2024. If you've dreamt of reaching EBC Trek and testing your limits, this is the opportunity you've been waiting for. This is your chance to join the challenge and conquer one of Nepal's most incredible Trek.
Calling all aspiring mountaineers!
Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity! Contact us today and start planning your Everest Base Camp Trek.
Choose your own version of Everest Base Camp Trekking with your own style:
Tailor - Made package for those who wish to complete the entire trek in two weeks’ time.
Trip Cost: Starting from USD 1050 per person
Specially designed for those who have a tight time schedule or have already been to Nepal and want to escape the day tours in Kathmandu and would like to choose their own accommodation in Kathmandu and start the trek immediately.
Trip Cost Starting from USD 1190 per person
A combination of classic trekking to the foothills of the world’s highest mountain and returning back to Kathmandu on a Helicopter.
Trip Cost: Starting from USD 1895 per person
Join Everest Base Camp Trekking - Autumn and Spring 2024 and 2025
We’ve added Everest Base Camp Trekking departure trek dates for Autumn, 2024 and Spring and Autumn, 2024. So, pick your preferable date and allow us to assist you to the foothills of the world’s tallest mountain, Mount Everest (8848.86m). Everest Base Camp Trekking is available and can be done throughout the year. So, if the date you prefer is not listed on our mentioned dates, then you can contact us directly to book the trip on your own desired date. We have listed the price for up to 12 trekkers at maximum. If you are more than 12 trekkers, then please feel free to contact us for an amazing discounted group price and further booking process.
Likewise, if you’re a Ma Traveler and you wish to get a departure date in any of the trekking categories, that is, in a group, or solo in a private trekking group, we can also manage that for you. Private Trips to Everest Base Camp are possible on any date/time of the year. Contact us to design your own private trips with your loved ones. Single Trekkers (Solo Travelers) are always welcome to join the trek. On your arrival at Kathmandu, you’ll have a single room in Kathmandu Hotel as per your requirement and have to share a room at the local teahouses during the trekking.