Everest Base Camp Trek 14 Days Itinerary


Trip Facts

Trip Code
HWN013
Trip Duration
12 Day(s)
Activities
Trekking, Culture
Start Point
Kathmandu
End Point
Kathmandu
Max Altitude
5545m
Group Size
1-12 Pax
Best Season
March-May, Sep-Nov
Difficulty Level
Demanding
Accomodations & Meals

  • 2 Nights 3-Star Hotels
  • 11 Nights Tea Houses
  • Daily Breakfast
  • 11 Lunches and Dinners
  • Water (Pay extra on the trek)
Location Covered

Trip Highlights

  • Leave your footprint at the Word’s Famous Everest Base Camp (5364m)
  • Stunning panoramic view of Everest range from Kalapathar Viewpoint (5545m)
  • Observe the biggest glacier of Nepal, Khumbu Glacier
  • Explore Namche Bazaar, the beautiful Sherpa’s Capital
  • Explore the traditions and lifestyles Sherpa Communities
  • Experience the exciting and thrilling flight to Lukla- Gateway to Mt. Everest

Overview


Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary 14 Days offers immense pleasure introducing the great close-up view of the world's highest magnificent Mount Everest (8,848m). From the days of early climbing Mount Everest, the highest mountain has lured of its own, attracting climbers to summit it and trekkers to see on its snowy faces as much as possible. Therefore, it is obvious to know why Mount Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the best and exciting adventurous trekking trails in Nepal.   RELATED CONTENT |  All You Need to Know Before Planning Everest Base Camp Trek   Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary 14 Days offers the brilliant views of the Mt. Everest, Mt. Pumori which can be seen immensely from Kala Patthar (5545m) – the extraordinary snow sculptures of the Khumbu Glacier, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, and south-west of Mt. Everest. We offer Mount Everest Base Camp Trek short…

Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary 14 Days offers immense pleasure introducing the great close-up view of the world’s highest magnificent Mount Everest (8,848m). From the days of early climbing Mount Everest, the highest mountain has lured of its own, attracting climbers to summit it and trekkers to see on its snowy faces as much as possible. Therefore, it is obvious to know why Mount Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the best and exciting adventurous trekking trails in Nepal.

 


RELATED CONTENTAll You Need to Know Before Planning Everest Base Camp Trek


 

Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary 14 Days offers the brilliant views of the Mt. Everest, Mt. Pumori which can be seen immensely from Kala Patthar (5545m) – the extraordinary snow sculptures of the Khumbu Glacier, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, and south-west of Mt. Everest. We offer Mount Everest Base Camp Trek short itinerary for 12 days (to/from Lukla airstrip) to make you feel an exciting and adventurous trekking opportunity in Nepal.  This itinerary for 12 days can be fit any trekkers from beginners to average trekkers. However, the most challenging part of this trek is probably elevation. You start your EBC trek from Lukla at the altitude of over 2600m and reach up to 5,545 meters above sea level. Your elevation gains each day on this EBC trek itinerary would be around 500-800 meters. And the average walk is about 5-6 hours per day.

We include two extra days in Kathmandu and make it a total 14 days Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary. After initiating the trekking from Lukla by half an hour flight, the adventure of exciting 12 Days Everest Base Camp Trek begins already as you will be landing at Lukla airstrip, considered as one of the most thrilling and adventurous airports in the world. You will trek through the homeland of Sherpas and other beautiful monasteries in several places en-route of EBC Trek, and you will spend 2 nights in Namche Bazaar for proper acclimatization which is the busiest town of Khumbu Region. Then, you start your EBC Trek to get the close-up views of the giant mountains.

 


RELATED CONTENT: Everest Base Camp Trek Gear List | Getting into Lukla from Kathmandu


 

HimalayanWindows (HW) is always concerned in terms of guest’s safety & health situation during the journey to Mount Everest Base Camp Trek. We always give updated and reliable information about the best seasons to trek, route, itinerary, cost, risk & liabilities, insurance, altitude sickness, many more while consulting with us in the shortest time possible. If you are looking for more adventure, the other longer trekking itineraries like Everest Base Camp via Gokyo Lakes and Everest 3 Passes Trek are suggested.


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Booking Open for 2021!

After CoronaVirus (COVID19) Pandemic, we are desperately waiting to organize group treks to Mount Everest Base Camp. Join today and hike to the world’s popular destination, Mount Everest Base Camp!

We organize Fixed Departure Group Joining Tours on several dates of the year 2020/2021. Please check out our 12 Days Mount Everest Base Camp Guided Trek & Guaranteed Departure Schedules to book this EBC Trip. A maximum number of people in a group of EBC Trekking – 12 Day will be 8 persons, where one Guide and Porters (1 of each 2 trekkers) will be deployed. We guarantee the trip no matter Everest Base Camp Trek solo or group on confirmed dates.

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Itineraries Expand All


You will arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), after completing immigration and customs formalities, our representative from HimalayanWindows will greet you and escort you to the hotel.  The afternoon is open for resting and last hour shopping for your adventure trek to EBC. Our manager will brief you about your adventure trek to Everest Base Camp. Or you may take walking with your guide to becoming more familiar with the town. Overnight at hotel (Meals on your own).

In the very early in the morning (Guide will explain the flight time); drive to the domestic airport to take a scenic flight to Lukla, the main entrance to the Khumbu region. Upon your arrival at Lukla airport, you will be greeted by our local staffs and our supplies, gears will be taken by porters or loaded onto yaks, then your adventure trek begins with 3-4 hours trek down through terraced hillsides and stone fences to the Dudh Koshi river and you will cross the suspension bridge with several prayer flags to our first halt at Phakding.  Remember the say Buddhists prayer “OM Mani Padme Hum” during the monastery visit and be sure to walk clockwise around these special “Mani (Prayer) Stones.  Overnight at Phakding (All Meals Included).

This is the toughest hiking day as you will hike through rolling terrain, plowed fields, traditional homes, pine forests and Dudh Koshi River with several suspension (hanging) bridges. Ascending to the entrance of Sagarmatha national park, the snowy view of peak Thamserku (6608m) gives us a complete taste of supreme mountain scenery to come.  After hiking for almost 6 hours via Monjo and taking lunch on the way, you will have your final step to Namche Bazar, the Sherpa Village. You will spend 2 nights in Namche Bazar for acclimatization. Overnight at Namche (All Meals Included).

This is your rest day at Namche Bazzar for acclimatization. It means to stay to gain strength and get familiar with altitude. After breakfast, we go for a hike for a couple of hours to maybe Everest View hotel or Syangboche to enable our bodies to better adjust to the altitude before continue the ascend. We can also enjoy the snowy view of Kwangde (6380m), Thamserku (6608m) and Kangtega (6685m). When we ascend for a day hike, the peaks Nuptse (7861m), Lhotse (8414m), Ama Dablam (6856m) and even Mount Everest (8848m). The day can be spent wandering around the Namche Bazar, shopping around, and having good coffee, playing snooker/cards and etc. Overnight at Namche (All Meals Included)

This route from Namche to Tengboche also kind of spiritual because of several monasteries and temples. The trail heads through Kayangjuma towards Sansa and pine forest before reaching Tengboche. You will visit Tengboche Monastery, the spiritual center of Khumbu situated at an elevation of 3860m. Overnight at Tengboche (All Meals Included)

You will trek to Dingboche up to the elevation of 4360m and trek for almost 6 hours. You will also be crossing suspension bridges from where a spectacular view of snowy mountains including Ama Dablam can be seen. The valley begins slowly to open up as you reach the confluence of the Lobuche River, a steep ascend across the river brings you to Dingboche; the gateway to Imja Tso (Island Peak). Overnight at Dingboche (All Meals Included)

This is another rest day during your Everest Base Camp trekking, you will need to adjust with an altitude again as you will be ascending up to 5000m now.  A short hike around Dingboche gives you strength and capacity to adapt to the local weather. Overnight at Dingboche (All Meals Included)

This day, you will hike to Lobuche which lies at an elevation of 4840m, on the way to Lobuche, you pass through a number of stone memorials to honor climbers who failed to attempt to make it to the Mount Everest. This route offers stunning views of Nuptse, Cholatse, Thamserku and several other jaw-dropping mountain views. When the train reaches to Khumbu Glacier moraine, you will have the closest view of the Khumbutse, Lingtren, Pumori and Mahalangur Himal. Overnight at Lobuche (All Meals Included)

This day is the most awaiting and thrilling day of your trek of EBC. After the breakfast, you will hike to Gorakshep (Last settlement on this EBC trekking), you will take lunch at Gorakshep and hike up to amazing Khumbu Icefall and you will trek to Everest Base camp; spend about an hour exploring the campsite which is gifted by scenic natural beauty. After an exploration of EBC, trek back to Gorakshep. Spend a night at Gorakshep (All Meals Included)

Early in the morning (before the sun rises); hike to Kalapatthar (5545m) and this is the highest point of this trek from where the magnificent mountain views can be seen in front of you. This is an excellent viewpoint of Mount Everest including Pumori, Nuptse, Loptse and etc. After spending an hour on the viewpoint, trek back to Gorakshep; eat breakfast and trek down to Pheriche. Overnight at Pheriche (All Meals Included)

This day is another day of descending with views of Mount Everest, Lhotse, and Amadablam. We descend to Deboche and short trek to Tengboche Monastery. We will continue descending to Dudh Koshi River and then climb for 1 and half hours to Kyangjuma for lunch. We will finish our trek with a gradually descending walk from Kyangjuma to Namche Bazar. Overnight at Namche (All Meals Included)

You will leave Namche Bazaar and get a big descent to Phakding; you will have plenty of scenic photos if the weather is clear. And further descending to Lukla as we begin with a descent, the climb to end the trip of our adventure of a lifetime!  Overnight at Lukla (All Meals Included)

Prepare for the return flight to Kathmandu early in the morning. Sometimes, flights can be delayed or canceled due to bad weather, take some spare days in Kathmandu not to miss your international flights. (Breakfast Included)

Upon your arrival at Kathmandu airport, you will be greeted and transferred to your hotel.

After completing your trip of a lifetime to Mount Everest Base Camp, depart to your onward destination. Our guide will escort you to the airport for the farewell. (Breakfast Included)

Date & Cost


Mar 01, 2021 - Mar 12, 2021
US$ 1289
Mar 05, 2021 - Mar 16, 2021
US$ 1289
Mar 08, 2021 - Mar 19, 2021
US$ 1289
Mar 12, 2021 - Mar 23, 2021
US$ 1289
Mar 15, 2021 - Mar 26, 2021
US$ 1289

What's Included


  • Airport Pick up and Drop Services
  • 2 Nights 3-Star accommodation in Kathmandu with Breakfast
  • All necessary permits such and TIMS, National Park Fee
  • All nights’ Lodge or tea house accommodation while trekking
  • 3 times meals in a day such as Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • Trekking Gears such as Duffle Bag, Walking sticks during trekking (to be returned)
  • Medical Kit First-Aid Bag
  • English Speaking Professional license holder Local Guide
  • Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu flight and domestic airport taxes including a guide
  • One porter for every 2 trekkers including his entire expenses [For solo Trekker- Only Guide is Provided - Porter Fee Extra ]
  • Staff insurance, Salary, necessary equipment, Food, and accommodation
  • Rescue Arrangements but Not the bills.

What's Excluded


  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Nepal Visa Fee
  • Extra Night in Kathmandu because of  early arrival, late departure or early arrival from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary
  • Any drinks such as hard or soft
  • Porter for Solo Trekker
  • Personal insurance
  • Personal Expenses
  • Rescue operation charges
  • International Airfare To and From Kathmandu
  • Tips for Supports staff and etc.

Customer Reviews


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Cicilya . Mar 25, 2017
My memorable EBC trek with Himalayan Windows

It is my pleasure to write this review for Himalayan Windows. I normally go solo whenever I want to hike, trek, climb or just travel overseas but a friend of mine recommended Himalayan Windows to me when she knew I was planning to go to Nepal as she’d had a good experience using Himalayan Windows for her Langtang trek last year. So, I decided to give it a try and…

It is my pleasure to write this review for Himalayan Windows. I normally go solo whenever I want to hike, trek, climb or just travel overseas but a friend of mine recommended Himalayan Windows to me when she knew I was planning to go to Nepal as she’d had a good experience using Himalayan Windows for her Langtang trek last year. So, I decided to give it a try and I’m very pleased with the outcome. Check my video on youtube below.

Himalayan Windows recently arranged my Everest Base Camp including Kala Patthar trek with a high standard trek quality but for a far cheaper price than any other agencies’ prices on this planet. Anup, the founder of the Himalayan Windows, warmly welcomed me at the airport and provided one of the best hotels in Thamel prior to/and after my trek. He also gave me advice on where to buy trekking gears in Thamel. Himalayan Windows is very professional. When my flight from Kathmandu to Lukla was canceled 2 days in a row due to very bad weather in Lukla, Anup still provided a very nice hotel in Thamel for 2 additional nights without any extra costs. Before my flight got canceled again on day 3, he had arranged a helicopter ride for me and my guide from Kathmandu to Lukla so that I could start my EBC trek, otherwise Everest would have to wait for me. Himalayan Windows is also very helpful, accommodating, and flexible. I called Anup on the mountain after reaching EBC & Kala Patthar to change my route and destination last minute, and Anup happily accommodated and fulfilled all my needs. He called my guide, and me regularly on the mountain to check my condition and to know how I was. He also helped my sister a lot when I was on the mountain providing her with tea houses/lodges’ names and phone numbers so that my sister could call me, as she wanted to know how I was.

After climbing down the mountain, when I was back in Kathmandu, I asked a very last minute request for him before dawn to arrange a car and a driver for my Kathmandu sightseeing and he quickly arranged everything for me just after the sun rose. My last night in Kathmandu was closed by a delicious traditional Nepali dinner treated by Himalayan Windows. What I also like from Himalayan Windows is that Anup doesn’t treat me like his client but for more like his friend? Overall I’m certain that my experience exploring Himalaya wouldn’t have been half this good had I not had Himalayan Windows as the agency that arranged my trek.

It is without hesitation that I highly recommend Himalayan Windows to anyone who wants to trek the Himalayas in Nepal or just wants to do Kathmandu sightseeing as they have an experienced team with the right skills and passion to make a difference in the lives of trekkers and travelers. If I ever return to Nepal in the future, I will definitely use Himalayan Windows to arrange more treks for me. All the best for Himalayan Windows! Cheers, – Cicilya-

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Trip Information


PAYMENT & CANCELLATION 

Payment: 30% of the total tour cost is required as an advance deposit in order to confirm the tour with HimalayanWindows (HW). The remaining balance will be charged 7 days prior to the departure date. Payment can be made through Wire Transfer or Credit Card. We process your credit card payment securely and no extra fee is charged.

Cancellation: For cancellation more than 30 days before the Tour Start Date, No Cancellation fee is charged. For cancellation from 29 calendar days up to and including 4 calendar days before the Tour Start Date, a charge of 30% of the total invoice amount is charged. For a cancellation occurring within 3 days of the date of travel or No Show shall be charged 100% of the total invoice amount. Learn more about Terms and Conditions.

ACCOMMODATION & MEALS 

Accommodation: Accommodation is in twin rooms in cities unless a special request is made for a single supplement with an additional fee. Accommodation is in twin or dormitory at lodges on the trek especially in a peak season, it is difficult to find single/twin rooms in the mountains. Our main focus is to provide clean and safe rooms to our valued guests.

Meals: Basically, every package we offer includes breakfast; lunch and dinner are provided based on the cost we offer on the tour. In Bhutan, every package is on a full board plan that includes Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. During the trek, we provide all meals where you will need to pay extra for drinking water and snacks.

VISA REQUIREMENTS – NEPAL | TIBET | BHUTAN

Nepal Visa: Every traveler from any country who wanted to visit Nepal needs to obtain a Nepal Visa. Nepal visa can be obtained on arrival and some countries need a visa prior to the travel to Nepal. Make sure your passport is valid at least 6 months from the Tour Start Date. Make sure to obtain a multi-entries Nepal Visa if you are planning cross country tours.

Bhutan Visa Clearance: Every traveler from any country who wanted to visit Bhutan needs to obtain a Bhutan Visa Clearance prior to the travel to Bhutan. We obtain your Bhutan visa; you need to send your color scanned clear passport copy. Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the Tour Start Date. Before flying to Bhutan, a Visa Clearance will be sent to you from your tour operator, you have to print the clearance paper and show it at the Druk Air/Bhutan Airlines counter during the Check-in. The original visa would be stamped into your passport upon arrival at the Paro airport. Learn more Bhutan travel info.

Tibet Group Visa (TGV): Every traveler from any country who wanted to visit Tibet from Nepal needs to obtain a Tibet Group Visa (TGV) in Kathmandu through the help of a tour operator. Make sure to land in Kathmandu 3-4 working days prior to the travel date in order to process for TGV. If you are traveling from China, no TGV is required, a Chinese Visa & Permit are needed, though. Learn more about the Tibet entry procedure.

TRAVEL INSURANCE 

HimalayanWindows advises bringing proper Travel Insurance to all the travelers who are interested in traveling in the Himalayas. Travel Insurance is a policy that helps cover medical problems, emergency evacuation, theft, loss of belongings, last hour tour/ticket cancellation, etc.

FAQS


Everest Base Camp is one of the world's popular trekking destinations.  Every mountain lover has a dream of scaling the base camp of mighty Everest. There are several trekking routes in the Everest Region and EBC trek is the most popular one. We have prepared the Top 10 FAQs on Everest  Base Camp Trek (EBC) in Nepal that is prepared based on the experiences from our previous trekkers. If the… Read More »

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