Everest Base Camp Trek - 14 Days

Everest base camp trek is an exhilarating excursion to the base of the top of the world. It is an alpine trip that begins from Lukla. This tough journey is suited for the challenges facing hearts. With proper acclimatization, you can success this trip with your adventure determination. Trekking into the Sherpa high land and the base of Mt Everest, you get an excellent opportunity to view the airborne peaks and explore the hidden Sherpa culture.

The trek begins from a tiny airstrip of Lukla with a picturesque flight from Kathmandu. Then it heads through the fields and forests, crossing suspension bridges and enjoying your surprising meals. During the Everest base camp trekking, you get a chance to meet the Sherpa people who are renowned as the Himalayan leaders in the world and share their culture and living traditions. Though you are physically far from the bustling towns but the spiritual attractions allure you.

Especially in Namche Bazaar and Tengboche, you can explore the Buddhist sites and monastery. Acclimatization is equally essential. The panoramas of Mt. Everest (8848m), Lhotse, Makalu, Ama Dablam and vicinity are just breathtaking. Putting your foot on the Everest base camp and Kalapatthar, you trek down all the way to Lukla and conclude the trip.

Before setting out the excursion in Everest, you have to find yourselves physically fit. The pleasant walk is steep as well. The flora and fauna are fantastic. Please, contact us to customize your Everest base camp itinerary.

Everest Base Camp Trek Elevation and Altitude Profile

everest base camp trek altitude profile

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu. (1300m)

Day 02: Free and arrangement day.

Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2860m) Then trek to Monzo.(2804m), 10 KM Approx.

Day 04: Trek from Monzo to Namche Bazaar.(3445m), 4 KM Approx.

Day 05: Rest Day in Namche Bazaar.

Day 06: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3850m), 9.5 KM Approx.

Day 07: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4350m) 11 KM Approx.

Day 08: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4950m). 11 KM Approx.

Day 09: Trek from Lobuche to Ghorakshep (5160m). Trek to Everest Base camp  5,364 m and down to Ghorakshep. 15 KM Approx.

Day 10: Trek from Gorak Shep to Kalapathar (5554m). Trek down to Phireche, 13 KM Approx.

Day 11: Trek from Phireche to Khumjung Village (3753 m)

Day 12: Trek from Khumjung Village to Manjoo (2840m)

Day 13: Trek from Manjoo to Lukla

Day 14: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu.

We will pick up you from the airport,Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your respective hotel by our team.

Day 02: Free and arrangement day.

This day is trip arrangement day and we will introduce your guide for your Everest Base camp trek. Rest of the day is  free, you can go for shopping or also can go for the sightseeing in Kathmandu.

Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla than  trek to Monzo. (2804m), 10 KM Approx.

Early this morning, you will be transferred to the domestic airport to catch a flight to Lukla. The 35 minutes flight is a scenic and a perfect spot for mountain-seeing. The view from the flight is more like a trailer to the entire movie that lies ahead in your trek.

Once you reach Lukla, you will trek to Monzo. It will take you about 4hrs. You will spend the night in a local lodge.

Day 04: Trek from Monzo to Namche Bazaar,(3445m), 4 KM Approx.

You will trek to Namche bazaar from Monzo. The route will lead you into Sagarmatha National Park. Its remarkable beauty has it enlisted under UNESCO world heritage site. The park is also home to several wildlife inhabitants.

Namche Bazaar lies at 11,270ft and is also an unofficial capital of the Khumbu Region. You will spend the night in a local lodge in Namche bazaar.

Day 05: Rest Day in Namche Bazaar. ( Explore )

You will need to rest for a day in Namche Bazaar. The rest is a must for acclimatization. However, you will not be spending this day idle. You will be taken for sight-seeing and small hikes around Namche. You will spend the night in Namche Bazaar.

Day 06: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche. (3850m), 9.5 KM Approx.

The route to Tengboche is a spiritual one comprising of various monasteries and temples. You will be visiting Tengboche Monastery, the spiritual center of Khumbu situated at an elevation of 12,700ft. The trail heads through Kayangjuma towards Sansa and a Pine Forest before entering into Tengboche. You will spend the night in a local lodge.

Day 07: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche.(4350m) 11 KM Approx.

The hike to Dingboche is at an elevation of 14,000 ft. You will also be walking over a suspension bridge that gains its popularity from the spectacular view of the mountain, Ama Dablam. The valley will slowly begin to open up as you approach the confluence of the Lobuche River. A steep climb across the river will bring you to Dingboche. You will spend the night in a local lodge.

Day 08: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche. (4950m). 11 KM Approx.

Lobuche lies at an elevation of 16,170ft. On the way to Lobuche you will pass by a number of stone memorials to honor climbers who failed in their attempt to make it to the peak of Mt. Everest. This route will also offer you views of Nuptse, Cholatse, Thamserku, and several other magnificent peaks. As the trail drops to the Khumbu Glacier moraine, you will gain the closest view of Khumbutse, Lingtren, Pumori and Mahalangur Himal. You will spend the night in a local lodge.

Day 09: Trek from Lobuche to Ghorakshep (5160 mtrs.) and Trek to Explore Everest Base camp ( 5364 m)  and down to Ghorakshep. 15 KM Approx.

This is probably the most thrilling day of the trek. After lunch at Gorak Shep, you will hike up the notorious Khumbu icefall. From here, you will walk to the Everest Base Ccamp. You will spend an hour to exploring the camp side which is affluently gifted with natural scenic beauty. You will trek back to Ghorakshep, and spend the night in a local lodge there.

Day 10: Trek from Gorakshep to Kalapathar (5545m) and Trek down to Phireche, 13 KM Approx.

Kalapathar ( 5555M) is the highest height you can gain in this trek. It is an excellent viewpoint of Mount Everest. Along with Everest, innumerable spectacular peaks are also visible from Kalapthar. From Kalapthar, you will walk down to Periche which lies and an elevation of 4280m and stay the night in a Guest House.

Day 11: Trek from Phireche- Khumjung Village.

You will be descending down to Khumjung village. The village is beautiful and is resided by Sherpa people. You will get a chance to acquaint yourself with their culture and life style. You will spend the night in Guest House.

Day 12: Trek from Khumjung Village - Manjoo.

The walk to Manjoo is through trail that weaves small elevating and descending valleys. The view of Everest is excellent along this trail. You will also see several mani stones stretching across the trail. You will spend the night in a Guest House.

Day 13: Trek from Manjoo- Lukla.

The walk from Manjoo to Lukla will take you about 5hrs. Manjoo is a small village with scanty settlements. The view of the mountain seen from this place appears to be stretching far along the skyline behind the green hills. You will spend the night in a local lodge.

Day 14: Fly back to Kathmandu.

You will take around 35 minutes an early morning flight to Kathmandu from Lukla. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your respective hotels

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Trip Facts

  • 14 Day(s)
  • Moderate
  • 5555 MTRS

Trek’s Routes Map

Everest Base Camp Trek