Everest Base Camp Trek

Trek into the magical Khumbu region of Nepal and see the highest mountain in the world!

Trip Overview

Route: Kathmandu – Lukla – Namche – Everest BC – return to Lukla - KTM The trek to Everest Base Camp offers a comprehensive and colourful journey through Nepal’s most famous valley: the Khumbu, the home of Mt Everest (8,848m) and Lhotse (8501m). The trail also offers glimpses of other 8,000m giants: Cho Oyu (8,201m), Makalu (8,463m) and Shishapangma (8,013m). The Khumbu is the main homeland (within Nepal) of the Sherpa people, an ethnic group famous for their hardiness, spirit and mountaineering prowess. Our trip itinerary allows you to move up the valley to Everest Base Camp at a comfortable pace, and one that gives you a real chance to reaching base camp - though to may find shorter and cheaper itineraries, our itinerary is paced well, and encompasses all that you will need to give you the best chance of success to reach your goal.

Why join with Expedition Base?

Our goal is to ensure you have the best trip possible with our highly skilled and knowledgeable trekking guides, with a personable team, and with quality services. We do our best to ensure that your experience is in accordance with or better than your expectations. We want you to go home remembering an adventure of a lifetime with memories you will treasure for life. We have a strong reputation for high quality services and we seek to maintain our reputation with every trip that we do. To help keep our mission strong, we value your feedback at any time. It helps us to be better. When some companies keep you to a strict schedule, when needed and where you have time we work with you to adjust your timing to make your experience better. We are not selling ‘trips’ – we are offering great experiences, cherished memories, and personal challenges for you to value into the future. We provide services that many other companies do not offer – to us, they are a natural part of our service. To others, they can be add-ons at an additional fee, or not available at all. Our food offerings can be adjusted to suit your needs, season and area permitting. We have quality resources and a fun, experienced team. Our gear and equipment is fit for purpose. Our trekking guides are well-trained, experienced in leading trips and look after our clients well. We are pleased to have clients who come with us for their adventures time and again. Let us know what you are looking to experience and we will help to make it happen.

    Trip Facts

    • Price starts from

      USD 2,850

    • Moderate Trekking


      Moderate Trekking

    • Duration

      19 Days, 18 Nights

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    Difficulty level

    Moderate Trekking

    Moderate Trekking

    This trip involves medium trekking days at a slow place, on uneven terrain, with some hills, carrying a backpack weighing around 6-8 kg. Therefore, you want to have a good level of fitness, with cardiovascular exercise and own-body weight type exercises (or similar) at least 3-4 times per week for the period of around 3-4 months before this trip. Training on uneven terrain is recommended.

    Trip Notes

    View the printable version of the short itinerary and detailed trip notes here.

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    Detailed Itinerary

    Day 1

    Arrive Kathmandu

    Day 2

    In Kathmandu

    Day 3

    Fly Kathmandu to Lukla (2,840m), trek to Monjo (2,840m) ~5 hrs

    Day 4

    Trek Monjo (2,840m) to Namche Bazaar (3,440m) ~5 hrs

    Day 5

    Acclimatisation day in Namche ~ 5 hrs

    Day 6

    Trek Namche (3,440m) to Phortse (3,810m) ~ 5 hrs

    Day 7

    Trek Phortse (3,810m) to Pangboche (3,930m) ~2.5 hrs

    Day 8

    Trek Pangboche (3,930m) to Dingboche (4,410m) ~4 hrs

    Day 9

    Acclimatisation in Dingboche ~5 hrs

    Day 10

    Trek Dingboche (4410m) to Lobuche (4910m) ~5 hr

    Day 11

    Trek Lobuche (4,910m) to Gorak Shep (5,140m) and Kala Patar (5,550m) ~7 hrs

    Day 12

    Trek Gorak Shep (5,140m) to Everest BC (5,300m) ~4 hrs

    Day 13

    Trek EBC (5,300m) to Pheriche (4,270m) ~7 hrs

    Day 14

    Trek Pheriche (4,270m) to Tengboche (3,860m) ~4 hrs

    Day 15

    Trek Tengboche (3,860m) to Monjo (2,840m) ~ 5 hrs

    Day 16

    Trek Monjo (2,840m) to Lukla (2,840m) ~ 3 hrs

    Day 17

    Fly Lukla to Kathmandu, stay in Kathmandu

    Day 18

    In Kathmandu

    Day 19

    Depart Kathmandu

    Note: Daily walking hours include a lunch break, and regular rest breaks.

    Package Details


    Internal fixed wing flights, trekking permit fees, 4 nights in Kathmandu hotel equivalent to Hotel Tibet or Radisson (Lazimpat or similar), experienced trekking guides, team transport in Nepal, lodge accommodation on trek (tent accommodation where trek includes stay at EB expedition camp April / May season), extensive high altitude wilderness first aid kit, all meals outside Kathmandu plus breakfast in Kathmandu, porters to carry personal/group equipment on trek, plus receive a trekking duffel. (All accommodation is on a twin share basis - single share can be arranged on request at an additional cost).


    International flights to and from Kathmandu, lunch and dinners in Kathmandu (allow USD $10- 15 per meal), aerated and alcoholic beverages, personal items (e.g. phone calls, internet, laundry), tips, travel insurance (incl. early departure, evacuation / rescue) and personal trekking gear.

    Meet Our Expert Team

    No matter what the enquiry, our commitment to exceptional service ensures that a helpful and knowledgeable staff member is on hand to assist you whenever the need arises.

    Lhakpa Gelu Sherpa

    Managing Director

    Lakpa Sherpa


    Chhiring Sherpa

    UIAGM / IFMGA Guide

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