About The Trip
Everest Base Camp Trekking (5,364 m/17,598 ft) helps to witness the mighty Mt Everest on a background of the vast deep blue sky like nature in heaven. Be ready for the jaw-dropping scenery and unique cultural experience exploring challenging routes around the Everest Base Camp Trekking in the Himalayas. As you reach Lukla air felt fresher, the aroma of the city was restored with rich Himalayan vegetation, and you will be welcomed with the colorful prayer flags flapping against the wind. Explore the friendly local villagers, Buddhist monasteries, Sherpa culture, endangered flora, and fauna.
Most trekking lovers to the Himalayas would love to stand on top of the world, but not able to achieve this. But if you have good determination and love for nature you will surely make it to the Everest Base Camp. Everest Base Camp Hike had become the goal for thousands of tourists all over the world. There is a sense of grandeur that comes with trekking through the foot of the Nepal Himalayas.
The iconic Everest Base Camp Trekking leads us through Khumbu Valley, which helps us to behold the endless beauty of Sagarmatha National Park surroundings. You will also be delighted to see the breathtaking vistas of the 4 highest peaks in the world like Mt. Everest (8.848 .86 m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Makalu (8,470 m), and Cho Oyu (8,201 m), Ama Dablam (6,812 m), Thamserku (6,608 m), Lobuche (4,940 m) and many more summits. You will literally fall in love with this striking art of nature. As you enter Sagarmatha National Park you can hear the echo of air struck into the Himalayas and sounds of birds and animals. Especially, you may witness Danfe (Himalayan monal), pheasants, musk deer, mountain goats, and even snow leopards.
Hike to Everest Base Camp retraces the footsteps of Sir Edmund Hillary, Tenzing Norgay, and other pioneers of Everest as we trek from Lukla to Base Camp. You will also experience some of the highest villages in the world as you explore the local culture and traditions of the native Sherpas and learning the spiritual connection with the Himalayas. There will be a lifetime memory of witnessing the sun setting over Everest from the Kalapatthar. It will be a magical moment with tears with happiness as you feel the sense of achievement that will encourage your entire life. There will be no words to describe the Everest Base Camp trip as you gain bliss while discovering yourself around holy mountains.
As you walk along with the trial you will hear the humming sound that was emanating from a monastery. As you reach closer you will feel the powerful and deep sound that shook to the core. You will be amazed to hear the peaceful sounds from the monastery. Everest Base Camp route explores the exotic local villages, history, and traditions of the Sherpa people.
In addition to this trip, there are other amazing alternative trekking routes that are seeking greater challenges. You can choose any trip from Everest Region Trekking like Everest Base Camp Heli Trek, Everest View Trek, and Everest Three High Passes Trek. Everest Base Camp via Jiri, Short Everest Base Camp Trek, and Everest Base Camp Trek via Gokyo Lake. For more Everest Trekking Package you can explore more exclusive The Himalayan Odyssey tour packages.
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Everest Base Camp Route
Everest Base Camp Trek map starts with the exhilarating 40-minute memorable flight from Kathmandu to Lukla Airport. From Lukla, our trekking starts as some striking areas between Lukla and Phakding are Chaurikharka, Chheplung, Nachipang, Koshigaun, and Ghat Dudh Koshi River. Along the way, we will cross many suspension bridges which makes your trip exciting. Have a glance at the beautiful monsters, Sagarmatha National Park, and beautiful villages. On the way to Namche Bazar (3,440 m), you will see the stone-carved which is called Mane and Chortens in Sherpa Language which is kept there for good luck and well wishes for travelers and locals. If you find these types of stone carving, walk clockwise direction for good charm while crossing the stones. After crossing Hillary suspension bridge and trek steep uphill to the dense forest, you will reach Namche Bazar. If you are staying there, you can find the Sherpa museum, Syangboche airport, yak farm, and Hillary school.
As you walk further, you will reach Tengboche (3,867 m) and witness the famous Tengboche Monastery which is known for its quiet and calm environment. As you follow the Everest Base Camp route to Dingboche, you will fall in love with the panoramic view of the dazzling white peak. We will trek along with the beautiful village of Dingboche (4,260 m) and then to Lobuche (4,930 m). After chilling night at Lobuche, we will be at the final lodging place of the entire Khumbu Region called Gorakshep. Gorak Shep is the final stop and end of lodges and restaurants where we will decent leaving our footprint on Everest Base Camp and Kalapatthar. It is a famous viewpoint for the exquisite sunrise and sunset and close view of entire snow-capped peaks. After the memorable trip to Everest Base Camp, we will return back through the same route and finally to Lukla where we will take a courageous flight back to Kathmandu.
Everest Base Camp Weather
Everest Base Camp weather is changeable, and the best trekking seasons are usually determined by the arrival of the summer monsoon. In order to avoid the wettest conditions, many hikers travel during the spring, which occurs months from February until April. There is no time-bound actually to have a trek, any month any time is okay. The mountains of Nepal are recognized to feel the frequent shifts in the weather. But, the most suitable seasons could be when the weather is moderate and the atmosphere is relatively dry. Another good time is the autumn season which falls from the month of September until November. You will see wildlife, flowers blooming, cool air, blue skies, and green vegetation. Winter season treks are also possible; while temperatures can be cold and tracks can be packed with snow, there is a positive appeal to enjoying the Everest Base Camp Trek without a crowd. No matter when you plan for your trek, every time you head towards the journey it is for sure that your trip will be unforgettable for a lifetime.
Everest Base-Camp Trek Cost
When you are thinking about exploring the Himalayas like Everest Base Camp, there will be lots of factors to take into consideration like route, best time, how fit do we need to be? But one of the most important confusion will be, “How much does Everest Base Camp Trek cost?”.
Whether you are budget dependent or not, it is important to consider how much you want to pay for the trip and what is the actual cost. The baseline cost of the Everest Base Camp trek will depend on the number of variables. Your cost will change based on how comprehensive you want your trip to be.
On average Everest Base Camp, the trek will be generally 10-18 days and the cost is generally between USD 1655 to USD 1555. This price includes domestic flights, trekking permits, meals, professional trekking guides, porters, accommodation, entry fees, and others. You will get some discounts if you are in groups. The cost of Everest Base Camp Trek highly depends upon traveling as private or in a group.