Trip Details

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Moderate
  • Trip Style: Trekking
  • Transport: Private Vehicle & Flight
  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse or Lodge
  • Max Elevation: Kalapathar (5545m)
  • Total Distance: 130 KM

Highlights

  • Scenic flight above the mountains.
  • Explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites (Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath).
  • Explore Sherpa Culture at Namche Bazar.
  • Spectacular views of Khumbu Icefall.
  • Hike to Kala Pathar (5,555m).
  • Visit Tengboche Monastery.
  • Hike to Nangkartshang Peak (5,083m).
  • Trek to Everest Base Camp.
  • Trek to Khumbu Glacier.
  • Closure to the world’s highest mountain, Mount Everest (8,848m)

Description

Everest Base Camp Trek is a famous trekking destination. It is a mesmerizing experience to the world’s highest mountain Mount Everest (8848) giving a sensational challenge for all adventure lovers. Everest Base Camp trek offers spectacular panoramas and charming of the mountains. Most trekkers regard it as the most exciting trekking expedition in Nepal.

Everest Base Camp Trek by Mount Mania starts at Phakding. The trail then follows the Dudh Kosi valley. The Everest Base camp trek continues uphill as you get to Namche Bazar. Namche Bazar is also known as the Sherpa capital. It is a junction for trekkers where you can also buy some trekking gear if you want to.

You will hike along with magnificent forests of rhododendron. The trail is also intercepted by magnolia and giant firs. As you do so, you will also get to see the various flora and fauna unique to this region. As most of the trekking region lies within the confines of Sagarmatha National Park, this place still retains much of its natural beauty.

As you trek further up, you will get to see various places like Tengboche, Dingboche, Lobuche, and Gorak Shep. All of these picturesque villages have delightful spots that give you wonderful mountainous views. The stay at Tengboche is especially delightful as you will visit the Tengboche Monastery.

The monastery is the largest in the Everest region. The festival of Mani Rimdu which falls in the autumn season gives you great insights into the Tibetan Buddhism of this region. Great views of the towering mountains like Everest, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, etc surround this monastery.

The trail reaches the highest point of the expedition at Kala Patthar (5555m). Everest Base Camp Trek takes you on a wild ride. But the 360-degree panorama views of Everest (8848), Lhotse(8516m), Nuptse(7861m), Kantega(6782m) and Ama Dablam(6170m) adds spiritual feeling to the hike. Which makes the Everest Base Camp tranquil and inspiring places in the world.

Everest Base Camp takes you closer to Mount Everest. You will also have surprisingly good views of the Khumbu Glacier and the Ngozumpa glacier during this trek. All in all, Mount Mania gives you a wonderful exploration of the Everest Base Camp during this 14 days Everest Base Camp Trek.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Trek to Phakding
  • Day 2Trek to Namche Bazaar
  • Day 3Day Hike in Namche Bazaar
  • Day 4Trek to Tengboche
  • Day 5Trek to Dingboche
  • Day 6Day Hike in Dingboche
  • Day 7Trek to Lobuche
  • Day 8Trek to Gorak Shep and visit Everest Base Camp
  • Day 9Trek to Kala Patthar and back to Pheriche
  • Day 10Trek to Namche Bazaar
  • Day 11Trek to Lukla
  • Day 12Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu

What to Expect

  • Airport Pickup and Drop (Domestic & International)
  • Teahouse Accommodation during the trek 
  • Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trek
  • Round Trip Domestic Flight (Kathmandu and Lukla)
  • English Speaking Trekking Guide with Food & Accommodation, Insurance, and Transportation
  • All Trekking Permits (Sagarmatha National Park Entry Fee, TIMS Card, and Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Fee)
  • Daily seasonal fresh fruits after dinner 
  • A first aid kit carried by the guide (Oximeter to measure your oxygen and pulse in high altitude) 
  • All Government and Local taxes
  • International Flight Ticket and Nepalese Visa Fee
  • Hotel & Meals in Kathmandu
  • Extra Baggage Charges
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu in case of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the trek (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Personal expenses (WiFi, Phone calls, Laundry, Bar bills, Battery Recharge, Water, Shower, and Tea / Coffee)
  • Other costs not mentioned in 'Cost Includes' section 
  • Travel and Rescue Insurance
  • Tips for Guides, Porters, and Drivers

PRICES & DATES

Trip DatesAvailabilityPrice  
18 Oct, 2019 - 29 Oct, 2019AvailableUS$1150
25 Oct, 2019 - 05 Nov, 2019AvailableUS$1150

Useful Information

Best Time for Everest Base Camp Trek

If you like the busy hum of trekking trails, then spring (March, April, and May) and autumn (September, October, and November) will be the best time for you to trek to Everest Base Camp. These seasons also have the best trekking weather and climatic conditions.

If you are looking for some quiet and some off-season discount on your trek, then winter (December, January, and February) will be the best season for you. However, there might be chances of snowfall interrupting your trek this season.

Summer (June, July, and August) will be quite wet with chances of flight cancellations. However, if you can make arrangements for your delay, you can enjoy the EBC trek in the summer season too.

Everest Base Camp Trek Difficulty

Everest Base Camp Trek is a moderately difficult trek. This trek lasts 14 days. This trek takes you to the highest point of Kala Patthar, which lies at an altitude of 5545 meters. You will have to prepare well physically in order to adjust to the high altitude of this region. 

So preparation of a couple of months before you come to complete the Everest Base Camp Trek is necessary. You can prepare in a lot of ways including aerobic exercises, strength training, or taking a few preparatory hikes before coming to this trek.

Everest Base Camp Trek Weather

In case of bad weather in the Himalayas, which may lead to flight cancellation, the guide will explain to you about a contingency plan for this trip upon arrival in Kathmandu

Customer Reviews

  • Binod is the best tour guide for our Everest base camp. Nice and friendly staff. Highly recommended for your next adventure. read more

  • My trekking journey in Nepal, with the two most wonderfully kind supportive and inspirational guides you could ask for (Binod & Ballaram), was a truly magical experience which I will never forget. This Everest Base Camp trek was the most challenging yet rewarding trip I have ever done. I am ... read more

  • From booking the trek to questions, to support, Mount Mania was there to answer any of the questions that I had on my mind. It was truly an experience of a lifetime which I will look back on for years to come. Throughout the entire Everest Base Camp Trek, I ... read more

  • A trip of a lifetime for me having dreamt of being at Top of the world; Everest. We had a fantastic guide called Binod who has a rich insight about trekking routes, teahouse accommodation, weather, things to carry and a lot more. Mount Mania teams are a professional and reliable tour ... read more

  • Binod was my brother’s guide during his trek to Everest Base Camp. My brother recommended him to me when I planned to go trekking in Nepal. Binod was very experienced, knowledgable and very helpful during the whole trip. He would encourage us to keep going, but without rushing us. Highly ... read more

  • It was such an amazing trip! Thank you, Binod! I highly recommend Mount Mania to anyone who wishes to visit Everest Base Camp or anywhere in Nepal!I had read a few guide books about the country, the EBC treks and done extensive research before going, but once I reached there, ... read more

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