Everest base camp trek
Everest base camp trek
Everest base camp trek

Everest Base Camp Trek

Adventure Awaits: Join the Ultimate Everest Base Camp Trek
Duration15 Days
Trip GradeChallenging
CountryNepal
Maximum Altitude5368 M
Group Size1-12
StartsKathmandu
EndsKathmandu
ActivitiesTrekking/Hiking
Best TimeMarch to May, September to December

Everest Base Camp Trek Highlights

  • Two-way scenic flight between Kathmandu and Lukla
  • Sherpa villages give firsthand experience of lifestyle, culture, and tradition
  • Everest View Hotel, the highest-placed hotel in the world
  • Sagarmatha National Park is the world’s highest conservation area
  • Tengboche Monastery and Pangboche Monastery, the largest and the oldest of the Khumbu region
  • Hike to Nagarjun Hill for a top-to-bottom view of Mt. Ama Dablam
  • The base camp of Mt. Everest (8,848m)
  • Kala Patthar for the 360-degree panoramic view of Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Pumori and many more

Everest Base Camp Trek Overview

Everest Base Camp Trek is a must-do activity once in a lifetime! If you are an avid trekker, you definitely desire to trek to different Himalayan regions. And of course, Nepal comes top of your bucket list as it houses 8 of 14 eight-thousanders worldwide: Mt. Everest (8,848 m), the world’s highest peak in Nepal.

The Great Himalayan Trail (1,700 km) is one of the longest and highest trekking trails in the world. It extends from east to west of Nepal combining ten major sections. And the 8 eight-thousanders make up the respective major section of this Nepal trekking route that requires nearly 157 days to complete.

Trekking to Everest Base Camp takes you to the closest possible place of the world’s highest point. Mt. Everest Base Camp (5,364 m) gives you the lifelong memory of the Great Himalayas looming on a row. Kalapatthar (5,550 m), the best vantage point of the Everest region is the only place from where you see the Everest Summit!

One question that comes in everyone’s mind is: “Can I see the Everest Summit from its base camp?” To your utter surprise, you can’t see it from the base camp. You can see Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Cho Oyo, Mt. Amadablam, Mt. Pumori, and many others instead. To see the panoramic view of the Everest Peak, you need to hike to Kalapatthar the following morning.

The Sherpa settlement areas, lush rhododendrons, alpine forests, and amazing landscapes are equally rewarding. Everest region used to be the residential region of Rai ethnic communities in the past. Nevertheless, nowadays, the Sherpa people are the residents of this region. Therefore, it is also called the Sherpa Capital as well. The ancient monasteries, mani walls and chortens decorated by prayer flags and wheels are the cultural attractions of the best Everest base camp trek.

How to Begin EBC Trekking?

To do the epic trek to Everest Base Camp, you need to fly from Kathmandu to Lukla. The 30-minute flight gives you the best aerial view of the Everest region. The lush valleys, dense forests, and snow-capped peaks come into your sight. From Lukla, Tenzing Hillary Airport, you formally begin this trek through the Sherpa villages near Sagarmatha National Park.

Phakding, Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche, Lobuche, and Gorakshep are the stopovers. All these places have hotels and lodges that serve with basic facilities of food and accommodation.

Gorakshep is the last settlement area before the Everest Base Camp trek, and it used to be the original base camp till the 1953 Everest Expedition. You spend a night at this village because it is the transition between EBC and Kalapatthar. This is the highest place on Earth that one can go without any permit and cost.

After getting the lifelong experience of reaching the base camp of Mount Everest, you trek down to Pheriche. After the next two days (Namche Bazaar and Lukla), you fly back to Kathmandu enjoying the aerial view of the soaring peaks.

Everest Base Camp Trekking Itinerary

The Everest trek itinerary ranges from 5 days to 21 days and lovers even. The itinerary of any tour or trek package depends upon different aspects like time, cost, and destination. If you have a short holiday, 5 days will be enough to observe the natural and cultural wonders of the Everest region.

You know trekking to the Himalayas is entertaining and unforgettable if you do it leisurely. Planning an Everest Base Camp trek for a short time may be a little uncomfortable. As you have to traverse above 2,500 m, altitude sickness may affect you sometimes.

The Everest Base Camp trek itinerary can be extended and cut short as other trip packages. The Everest Gokyo Lake trek rewards you with an opportunity to see the six glacial lakes interconnected with one another. Likewise, if you want to experience the most challenging trekking in Nepal, the Everest Three High Passes trek is the ultimate package.

You can also do EBC via Jiri, and Dolakha. Jiri Everest Base Camp trek is almost one week longer than the traditional Everest base camp trip. This trek is an opportunity to follow the footprints of Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay. The duo Hillary and Norgay used this route to do the 1953 Everest expedition.

Don’t worry about the right itinerary! Because Nepal Trekking Routes are always there for you to find the best package at the most reasonable cost. Reach out to us at Nepal Trekking Routes.

Everest Base Camp Trek Difficulty

While planning this trek, you might think about the Everest Base Camp trek difficulty. For this, you should consider a few components related to trekking. Trekking hours, altitude, trail conditions as well as food and accommodation are some of them.

You need to walk along the rugged trails located above 2,500 m for about 5/6 hours every day. Walking along such tracks might be difficult for beginner trekkers.

Everest region is a popular trekking in Nepal. There are many tea houses, hotels, and lodges on the stopovers. It means you don’t have to worry about food and accommodation facilities in this trek. Annapurna Base Camp trek and EBC trek are popular for comparatively better food and accommodation facilities.

The Everest trekking trail of the last section of the Everest Base Camp trek is a little rough. As it lies above 5,000 m, the trail remains wet and slippery as well as snow-covered most of the time. Therefore, you must be a bit more cautious while walking from Gorakshep to EBC and Kalapatthar.

Altitude is the only factor that makes Everest Base Camp trek difficult something to consider. Most of the time is spent above 2,500 m which means you may suffer from altitude sickness. However, you can prevent this by following some precautions like these:

  • Keep yourself completely hydrated.
  • Walk slowly by taking enough rest in the middle of the Everest trek.
  • Have enough food and sleep.
  • Keep the first aid kit box in the backpack.
  • Talk with the team leader as soon as you feel uncomfortable.
  • Everest base camp trek with Base camp sleeping

Everest Base Camp trek with Base Camp Sleeping is an incredible adventure that takes you to the highest peak in the world. The trek starts with a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, which is the gateway to the Khumbu region. From there, you will trek through lush valleys, high passes, and Sherpa villages to reach the majestic Base Camp of Mount Everest. Along the way, you will get to experience spectacular views of the Himalayas, including Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, and Ama Dablam.

At the Base Camp, you will be able to spend the night in a comfortable sleeping tent and enjoy the spectacular sunrise from the comfort of your sleeping bag. You will also have the opportunity to explore the high altitude moraines and glaciers in the area. After your time spent at Base Camp, you will return to Lukla and take a flight back to Kathmandu.

Overnight at Everest Base Camp trek is an unforgettable experience that will leave you with lifetime memories. The trek is suitable for both experienced and novice trekkers and can be completed in around 16 days. So don't wait any longer and start planning your Everest Base Camp trek with Base Camp sleeping with Nepal Trekking Routes.

Overnight at Everest Base Camp Trek itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m/4,429ft),
Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing,
Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2,860m/9,383ft) and Trek to Phakding (2,610m/8,563ft) -4 Hours,
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/10,958ft) -6 Hours
Day 05: Acclimatization Day,
Day 06: Trek to Tengboche (3,860m/12,664ft) -5 Hours,
Day 07: Trek to Dingboche (4,410m/14,469ft) – 5 Hours,
Day 08: Acclimatization Day,
Day 09: Trek to Lobuche (4,910m/16,109ft) -5 Hours,
Day 10: Hike to Gorekshep and stay overnight at hotel (5140M),
Day 11: Hike to Kala Patthar (5545M) and trek back to Gorekshep and trek to EBC for Overnight stay (5368M),
Day 12: Trek to Periche (4,240m) – 8 Hours,
Day 13: Trek down to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,286ft) – 7 Hours,
Day 14: Trek down to Lukla – 7 Hours,
Day 15: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu – 30 Minutes,
Day 16: Fly Back to Home Country or Extend Your Tour

EBC Trek Cost/Price

Everest Base Camp trek cost is relative to many other factors associated with this. The trekking duration, number of guides/porters, permits, mode of transportation, and services are the major ones.

It is natural that the “longer the itinerary, the higher the cost!” and vice versa. As it is completely a tea house trekking, you don’t need more than a professional guide. Hence, you don’t have to pay unnecessarily extra budget.

TIMS Card and Sagarmatha National Park  Entry Permit are the legal documents required for the Everest Base Camp trek. TIMS Card cost is USD 10 for an organized Nepal trekking while USD 30 for all trekkers.

EBC trek begins from Lukla, Tenzing Hillary Airport. You can fly from Kathmandu to Lukla in just 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can use roadway transportation from Kathmandu to Phaplu and trek to Lukla as well. Roadway transportation cost is lower than air, but it add to the itinerary of the trek.

Itinerary

An itinerary serves as a general outline of your travel plan. It is flexible and can be adjusted according to your interests and preferences in consultation with your trekking guide. This allows for more personalized and enjoyable experience, accommodating any spontaneous changes or new activities you might wish to include during your Everest base camp trek

Due to the unpredictable weather condition flight to Lukla and return to Kathmandu is not always guaranteed. So it’s advisable to plan for some extra day in your itinerary to accommodate potential delays or international flight missing. Otherwise use Helicopter service which is more reliable option with cost of USD 450 PP.

Trip PlanExpand All

Reception at the Kathmandu by the representative of Nepal Trekking Routes on the arrival day. Then, transfer to the hotel booked for your lodgings. After becoming fresh, you can visit the nearby areas from the hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel Kailash Kutee

After breakfast, the tour guide takes you around the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of the Kathmandu Valley. Patan Durbar Square, Swayambhunath Stupa (the Monkey Temple), Pashupatinath Temple and Bouddhanath Stupa will be visited. In case of mutual understanding, you may also visit other sites: Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square, Bhaktpaur Durbar Square and Changunarayan Temple as well. In the evening, the trekking guide gives you briefing about Everest Base Camp trek itinerary.

Meals: BreakfastAccommodation: Hotel Kailash Kutee

After breakfast, the private jeep transfers you to Kathmandu Airport. In a morning flight, you fly from Kathmandu to Lukla, Tenzing Hillary Airport. During the 30-minute flight, you have an aerial view of the snowcapped peaks and wonderful landscapes. The mountains from the Manaslu region to the Kanchenjunga region come into your sight in this journey.

After landing at Lukla, the gateway to Everest Base Camp trek, you move forwards through pine, cedar, and rhododendron forests. You have to cross Cheplung Village from where you can enjoy Mt. Khumbila (5,761m). Along the Dudh Koshi River Valley, you measure the trekking trails up to Phakding.

Max Altitude: 2660 M Meals: B.L.D.Accommodation: Hotel SherpaDuration: 3hrsDistance: 13 KM
Taking a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla is an exhilarating experience. The journey begins from Kathmandu Domestic airport with flights usually operated by small aircraft such as Dornier or Twin Otter planes. The flight time is around 30 minutes offering breathtaking view of Himalayas. Lukla airport known as Tenzing-Hilary airport, one of the dangerous airports in the world is renowned for its challenging terrain and short runway. This is popular trekking starting point of Everest base camp trek. Due to the weather condition flight can be unpredictable so flexibility is essential. A helicopter flight is another option for traveling to and from Lukla, offering a more flexible and often more reliable alternative to regular flights. The cost is USD 450 per person. Helicopters can navigate through variable weather condition more effectively, reducing the delay and cancellation. Helicopter flight also provide an incredible aerial view of Himalaya landscape making the journey memorable part of your adventure

Today, you move further by following the trail that goes northwards up to the Benkar Valley. When you cross the Dudh Koshi River, the trail moves past Chumoa and Monjo Village. You get your Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit at Monjo as it is the entrance to the highest placed national park in the world.

Then, you go across the Hillary Suspension Bridge and Jorsalle Village walking along the Dudh Koshi and the Bhote Koshi River. Afterward, walking through the steep trail going through Sagarmatha National Park, you reach Namche Bazaar. Namche Bazaar is the largest trading center of the whole Khumbu region, so it is known as the Sherpa Capital as well. The town offers you all the modern amenities like banks, ATMs, hotels, bakeries, restaurants etc.

Max Altitude: 3440M Meals: B.L.D.Accommodation: Tea HouseDuration: 6hrsDistance: 14KM

To be introduced with the climate of the high Himalayan altitude, you have a few things to do here at Namche Bazaar. You can visit the Sherpa Museum to know all about the Sherpa lifestyle, customs and costumes. Similarly, the Hall of Fame shows you the photos of Hillary and Tenzing from the 1953 Everest Expedition. Next, you can also hike to Everest View Hotel, which is the world’s highest altitude hotels. From the hotel, you can see Mt. Everest and other peaks exposed in the fullest.

Alternatively, you can visit Sagarmatha National Park to have the stunning view of Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Kongde and many more. Moreover, you can also go to Khumjung Village to observe the Hillary School and the Yeti Scalp.

Max Altitude: 3440M Meals: B.L.D.Accommodation: Hotel/Tea HouseDuration: 4-5hrsDistance: 10K

Measuring the rugged trail, you move towards Tengboche enjoying the gurgling water of the Dudh Koshi River and astounding mountain scenery. Walking through the winding track for about 5 hours taking enough rest, you reach the destination. Tengboche Village houses the largest monastery of the Solukhumbu region.

You can visit this monastery and talk to the monks living there to get insight about Buddhist culture and tradition. When you plan Everest Base Camp trek in October, you can observe Mani Rimdu Festival, the greatest festival of the Sherpa people at this monastery premises.

Max Altitude: 3878M Meals: B.L.D.Accommodation: Hotel/Tea HouseDuration: 6hrDistance: 13KM

The trail from Tengboche to Dingboche moves across yet another suspension bridge over the Imja Khola. By crossing the trail surrounded and beautified by numerous mani stones, you reach Pangboche. Here, you can visit Pangboche Monastery, which is the oldest in the Khumbu region of its type. Moving ahead along the steep trail, you reach Dingboche, a traditional Sherpa Village of Everest region. Apart from Sherpa culture and tradition, you can relish the awe-inspiring outlook of Mt. Lhotse, Island Peak and Mt. Ama Dablam.

Max Altitude: 4250M Meals: B.L.D.Accommodation: Hotel/Tea HouseDuration: 5-6hrsDistance: 9K

This is another acclimatization day during trekking to Everest Base Camp. In the morning, you can hike to Nagarjun Hill (Nangkartshang Peak: 5,073m) if the weather is favourable. Although the trail to the peak is quite challenging, the view is really rewarding. You can have the top- to- bottom- glimpse of Mt. Ama Dablam (6,812m) from the top. In the daytime, you can stroll around the village, which is famous for a long stonewalls made in the course of collecting them during cultivating the field. You can talk to the friendly Sherpa people of this Himalayan town to know more about interesting anecdotes of their history.

Max Altitude: 4250M Meals: B.L.D.Accommodation: Hotel/Tea House

In the beginning, the trail goes across the moraine of the Khumbu Glacier, the world’s largest and highest glacier. Then, it takes you along the stone memorials of the mountaineers who lost their lives in the course of Everest region travel. Finally, you reach Lobuche Village situated at the foot of Lobuche Peak, which is a trekking peak of Nepal. To avoid altitude sickness, you need to make the travel with the slow pace. Next, you should take enough rest, drinking water and hygienic food.

Max Altitude: 4910M Meals: B.L.D.Accommodation: Hotel/Tea HouseDuration: 6HrsDistance: 12KM

This is the greatest day of the entire Everest Base Camp trek as you are reaching the most awaited place in your whole life. Comparing to the previous days, today is quite hard trekking as you have to go across the Khumbu Glacier. But the rewarding view of the snowcapped peaks all around, you can measure the trail up to Gorakshep. In fact, until the 1953 Everest Expedition, it used to be the original base camp. It is the last human settlement area of the Khumbu region closest to the base camp of Mt. Everest.

By leaving the backpack at the hotel in Gorakshep, you move towards the base camp. The trail goes past the Gorakshep Lake, once one of the largest glacial lakes in the region. Trekking for about a couple of hours, you reach the height of 5,364m, which is the closest place to from the Everest Summit. In the peak seasons, you come to meet many Everest expedition teams preparing for climbing Mt. Everest.

From the base camp, you have the spectacular vistas of Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Ama Dablam and many more except Mt. Everest. The appearance of the Khumbu Glacier and the Khumbu Icefall are spellbinding from this height. After enjoying the lively peaks gazing at one another, you climb down to Gorakshep for the night rest.

Max Altitude: 5178M, 5364M Meals: B.L.D.Accommodation: Hotel/Tea HouseDuration: 8HrsDistance: 14KM

Although it is the hardest day, it is equally rewarding as well. Early in the morning, you need to set off towards Kala Patthar, the best vantage point of Everest region. You need to reach this destination before the sun rises to have the Great Himalayas in golden colour. All the mountains of the Khumbu Himalayan Range are found looming from left to right.

Watching the Everest Summit glittering in the early sunrays is beyond description perhaps! You can shoot as many photos or videos as you can by keeping the Great Himalayas on the background. The photos and videos will remain as the lifelong testimonials that you have at least once been to the highest place close to Mt. Everest!

Then, you descend down to Gorakshep and have your breakfast. Finally, you descend to Periche for the night station.

Max Altitude: 4250M Meals: B.L.D.Accommodation: HotelDuration: 7HrsDistance: 15KM
Helicopter Flying back to Kathmandu via Lukla after completion of memorable trek to Everest base camp instead of walking downhill to Lukla. Helicopter return is available with us. Helicopter return flight reminds you breathtaking views with sense of accomplishment. The journey begins with helicopter ride from Gorekshep nestled in the Everest region offering stunning vistas of the Himalayan Peak. So helicopter return flight cost is USD 1200 PP.

After breakfast, you begin the retreat journey towards Namche Bazaar by crossing Tengboche and many other Sherpa villages far behind. Enjoying the splendid view of the Himalayas and pine, fir and rhododendron forests of Sagarmatha National Park, you arrive the Sherpa Capital. Here, you can celebrate the successful completion of Everest Base Camp trek.

Max Altitude: 3440M Meals: B.L.D.Accommodation: HotelDuration: 8HrsDistance: 20KM

By following the trail and enjoying the vistas you did a few days earlier, you move downhill to Lukla. You spend the night at this small Sherpa town from where the trek began. This is the last day of trekking package this season, so enjoy the panoramic view as much as you can.

Max Altitude: 2820M Meals: B.L.D.Accommodation: HotelDuration: 8HrsDistance: 25KM

After having breakfast, you fly back to Kathmandu from Lukla by enjoying the aerial view of Everest region once more this season. When the plane lands at the Kathmandu Airport, you will be relocated at the hotel. In the daytime, you can again visit the remaining time around the Kathmandu Valley. In the evening, the agency organizes a farewell dinner as a part of hospitality. You will really enjoy eating at a cultural restaurant around the tourist hub, Thamel.

Max Altitude: 1450M Meals: B.DAccommodation: HotelDuration: 30M

Time to go home and tell your friends and family of the fun and adventure had on your trek in Nepal. Or, you could extend your trip. We can arrange many other tours and trips for you, such as: Chitwan Jungle Safari, River Rafting Adventure, Scenic Flight, Cycling or even another trek in a different region. Nepal Trekking Routes would be both pleased and honored to be at your service.

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  • Round-trip airport transfer
  • Hotel in Kathmandu: 3 nights, twin sharing basis in BB plan
  • Kathmandu World Heritage sightseeing tour guide and transport
  • All necessary trekking permits and documentation.
  • Domestic flight ticket from Kathmandu to Lukla and return to Kathmandu
  • Trekking Guide: English-speaking, helpful and professional
  • Meals: (14 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 11 dinners)
  • 11 Night twin sharing lodge to lodge accommodations during trekking
  • Achievement certificate provided by your travel company in Kathmandu
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by the Travel insurance company.
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available)
  • All government taxes and service charges.
  • farewell dinner with Nepal family with Nepali style
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  • Nepal entry visa fee,
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu,
  • All bar bills and personal expenses (phone calls, laundry service, battery recharge, bottles of water, hot water, etc.)
  • Tips for the guide and porter
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Taking a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla is an exhilarating experience. The journey begins from Kathmandu Domestic airport with flights usually operated by small aircraft such as Dornier or Twin Otter planes.  The flight time is around 30 minutes offering breathtaking view of Himalayas? Lukla airport known as Tenzing-Hilary airport, one of the dangerous airports in the world is renowned for its challenging terrain and short runway. This is popular trekking starting point of Everest base camp trek. Due to the weather condition flight can be unpredictable so flexibility is essential. 

Those travelers who are looking for Everest base camp trek with groups. Nepal Trekking Routes offer you various fixed group departure for individuals couples families and groups of friends as well as we offer private departure as per your interest.  Please let us know what you prefer. We are here to make your Everest base camp trek remarkable. 

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Nepal Trekking Routes Trek have decades of Experience of operating trekking to Everest base camp. As competition grows we are excited to offer a variety of exclusive addons to elevate your Everest base camp trek to new heights.

  • Porter with cost of USD 220: Nepal Trekking Routes experience porter will manage your gear leaving you free to absorb the Natural wonder of Everest region. 1 Porter can be shared between two person and porter can carry Maximum 25 kg between two travelers. So traveler and porter ratio is 2:1
  • Helicopter flight to Lukla at USD 450 Extra: If you have limited time for adventure to the Everest It would be best to use addones Kathmandu to Lukla Helicopter flight with cost of USD 450PP. Avoid long waits and enjoy stunning aerial views as your vacation in Everest region.

  • Helicopter Return flight from Gorekshep to Kathmandu. After reaching at Everest base camp or conquer your goal If you would love to take Helicopter flight back Kathmandu instead of walking downhill to Lukla Helicopter flight is available at Gorekshep. Helicopter Return flight is USD 1200 PP

Grab on our tailored add-ons and experience the magnificent view of Everest base camp. Book your Everest base camp adventure today and make your dream come true. Our team is always with you for make it true.

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Altitude Sickness

Altitude sickness which is also known as acute mountain sickness (AMS) is a major concern for the trekkers trekking to the Everest base camp trek. The trekking journey of EBC starts from Lukla( Tenzing Hillary airport) at an altitude of 2,846 m then it takes you to the maximum altitude of Kala Patthar which is situated at 5,545 m.

Due to the altitude gain when reaching your dream destination Everest Base Camp (5,364 meters) and the iconic viewpoint of Mount Everest, Kala Patthar, there is a high risk of altitude sickness. This occurs when the body does not acclimatize adequately to the lower oxygen levels at high altitudes.

Altitude sickness can be cured easily in its early stages. Still, if it progresses to severe conditions like High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE) or High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE) and if not treated immediately then it can lead to serious health complications.  Therefore it is extremely important to know the symptoms of altitude sickness and its preventive measures before embarking on the Everest base camp trek.

Symptoms of Altitude sickness(AMS)

  • Headache
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Fatigue or weakness
  • Dizziness or lightheadedness
  • Loss of appetite
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Rapid heartbeat
  • Shortness of breath with exertion

Preventive measures to avoid altitude sickness on Everest base camp trek 

  • Drink plenty of water, juice, tea, and coffee to stay hydrated during the trek

  • Take enough acclimatization days for your body to adjust to the altitude. 

  • Take a balanced diet of foods which are easily digestible and try to avoid meat product

  • Say no to alcohol and smoking during the trek

  • Taking Diamox before heading for the trip can reduce the chances of altitude sickness.

  • Sleep enough and get proper rest 

  • Avoid doing heavy exercise during the trip

  • Pay attention to early symptoms of altitude sickness and communicate with your trekking guide if you feel discomfort 

  • Avoid rapid ascents and Be prepared for varying weather conditions with appropriate clothing and gear.

Everest Base Camp Trek Weather

Your trekking journey for the Everest base camp trek starts from Lukla and ends in the Everest base camp. At the higher altitude region, the temperature can be extremely cold, and adverse weather conditions can be expected. Certain seasons of the year offer more favorable weather for trekking. Therefore it is important to plan your trek with an understanding of the weather patterns which helps to make your trip safe and comfortable. 

Peak Season or Best time for the Everest base camp trek

Spring season(March, April, and May):  Spring which spans from March to May is considered one of the best times to trek Everest Base Camp trek. As winter ends, temperatures start to rise gradually in spring. During the day the temperature remains moderate whereas at the nighttime the temperature remains chilly. 

We can expect greenery everywhere, and high-altitude forest areas covered by vibrant rhododendron flowers make the Everest base camp trekking routes mesmerizing and joyful.

During spring the tea house starts to operate at full capacity. The temperature inside the tea house remains moderate. You can find lots of trekkers on the trekking route heading for the Everest base camp trek. The clear view of the sky makes it possible to see the panoramic view of the breathtaking landscape and snow-peak mountains.

Autumn Season (September, October, and November): Autumn is another ideal time for trekking and climbing in Khumbu Region. Many trekkers prefer to trek in this season due to moderate temperature conditions. The temperature is neither too hot nor too cold during the day and night time.

The trail path becomes busy due to the huge number of trekkers heading for the Everest base camp trek and other trekking destinations inside the Everest region. Trekkers can enjoy crystal-clear views of the world's highest mountain, Everest, as well as other peaks such as Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Nuptse, Pumori, Baruntse, Nirekha Peak, Ama Dablam, Kangtega, Thamserku, Mera Peak, and many more.

Additionally, during the autumn season, Nepal's biggest festivals Dashain and Tihar take place. If you plan your visit then you will get the opportunity to participate in these festivals with local people.

Off-season for the Everest base camp trek

Winter season(December, January, and February): Trekking in the winter season is challenging due to extremely cold temperatures. The temperature at the high altitude areas can be unbearable and due to heavy snowfall, it makes the trail path icy and difficult to walk on.

Trekking in the winter requires good quality and sufficient amounts of gear and clothing items. Also if you are planning for trekking in the winter then make sure to have the extra days so that you can trek when the weather starts to clear. Moreover, trekking in early December and in late February will be the best idea. 

Monsoon season (June, July, and August): The monsoon season, spanning from June to August, is perfect for agriculture in Nepal. However, it is considered as an off-season for trekking in Nepal. Continuous rainfall and forming of dark clouds obstruct the view of the mountain peak and beautiful landscape. It is challenging to predict weather conditions during this time. 

The risk of landslides and floods increases significantly due to heavy rainfall. Roads are often blocked, and trekking routes become muddy and slippery, posing a risk of falls and injuries to trekkers. 

Therefore we do not suggest trekking during the month of the Monsoon season, instead, you can choose short and easy treks like Ghorepani poon hill, and Nagarkot view trek in this season.

Everest Base Camp Trek Preparation

The Everest Base Camp Trek is a high-altitude trek with several associated risks. Therefore, it is important to prepare in advance so that trekkers can have a safe and enjoyable journey.

Let’s see how you can prepare for the Everest base camp trek

Research first: Before deciding to trek to Everest Base Camp, it's important to have the proper research about the place. Doing research helps to gather information and enables planning more efficiently, minimizes risks, and ensures a positive and effective outcome.

Choose the best time for trek: Trekking at the ideal time of the year for the Everest base camp trek makes the trekking journey more adventurous, successful, and enjoyable. Therefore trekkers must choose the best time which is during the month of the spring and the autumn season.

Get a travel visa: Trekkers need to have a travel visa to enter Nepal for the Everest base camp trek. Getting a travel visa is an easy process in Nepal as trekkers can get it easily after they arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport(TIA). For the Everest base camp trek, we suggest you have at least a 15-day tourist visa. 

Let’s see the cost of the tourist visa that you need to pay here in Nepal.

  • 15 Days – 30 USD
  • 30 Days – 50 USD
  • 90 Days – 125 USD

Purchase travel insurance: Travel insurance for the Everest base camp trek is a must due to several risk factors like high altitude, altitude sickness, unpredictable weather, and difficult terrain conditions. 

While purchasing travel insurance for the Everest base camp trek your travel insurance must cover the emergency helicopter evacuation, flight cancellation, medical expense, loss and theft of personal belongings including luggage, etc.

Maintain physical and mental fitness: While embarking on the Everest base camp trek you will spend around two weeks in the mountain region of Everest Region. Every day you need to walk for around 5-7 hours daily and it can be tough, especially for beginner trekkers. 

Therefore trekkers must have a good level of physical fitness along with mental fitness. For this trekkers can be involved in cardio exercises, strength training, joining gym and yoga, and practice hiking in high altitudes. 

Pack proper clothing and gear stuff: Safety should be your number one concern for the Everest base camp trek. Packing the right clothes and gear helps to protect you against harsh and unpredictable weather conditions. So pack wisely and pack only the right things.

Managing the budget: Another important thing that trekkers need to keep in mind while preparing for the Everest base camp trek is to know how much it costs for the Everest base camp trek and how to manage the budget. Read carefully what is included in the trekking package and what is not. 

Lukla Flight Information

Kathmandu to Lukla Flight 

Lukla is the main gateway for the Everest base camp trek. This small airport is the most dangerous airport in the world due to its location and short runway. Even though it is renowned for the dangerous airport it is safe to ride the domestic flight to Lukla. 

The flight duration for the Kathmandu to Lukla flight is 35 minutes. Trekkers can get a direct flight to the Lukla Airport from Kathmandu which is located at the altitude of 2846m. The cost of the Lukla Flight depends upon the season you choose to trek. On average it will cost around 180 USD for foreigners and 140 USD for the Indian citizen.  For the Nepalese citizen, it will cost around RS 6000- 8000.

Ramechhap to Lukla Flight

After the new rules of the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal, the direct flight for Lukla from Kathmandu is diverted to Ramechhap airport in peak season(Spring and autumn). Therefore trekkers need to reach the Ramechhap airport first and then take a flight to Lukla airport. 

To reach the Ramechhap airport trekkers can ride the local bus from the Gongabu bus station or hire a private jeep. It will cost you around 300$ to hire the jeep and if you take the local bus it will cost you 20-30$.

Currency for Everest Base Camp Trek

During the Everest Base Camp trek, trekkers should carry Nepalese currency(NPR) for various purposes, including payments for services and goods along the trekking route. 

Although most things are included in the trekking we advise you to carry some local currency around 10,000 - 20,000 NPR for additional needs and unforeseen circumstances.

Cash payment is widely accepted throughout the Everest Region. While there are ATM services available in places like the Sherpa village of Namche Bazaar and at Everest View Hotel, it's wise to carry some cash from Kathmandu. You can also easily exchange your international currency in Kathmandu before beginning your trek.

Hot Shower on the Everest Base Camp Trek

During the Everest Base Camp trekking journey, trekkers have access to hot shower facilities. Up until Namche Bazaar, tea houses or guest houses offer options for luxury single rooms with attached bathrooms that include hot showers. 

For standard rooms, shared bathroom facilities are available where local tea houses provide hot showers using solar panels, gas, or electricity.

Above the Namche Bazar, there might not be a luxurious room but recently the tea houses are getting modern so stay updated with us for the latest information. Trekkers don’t need to pay an extra cost for the hot shower while booking the luxurious room. 

However, in the standard room trekkers need to pay the extra cost for the hot shower which will cost you around 2$ - 5 $ depending upon the altitude and tea house.

Note: Trekkers can also book the luxurious Everest base camp trek that includes all the luxurious facilities.

Drinking water facilities on the Everest Base Camp Trek

Safe drinking water is easily available during the Everest base camp trek. Trekkers can buy bottled water from the tea house/ guest house or shop on the trekking route. This bottled water is a little more expensive than what you can find in the low-altitude area. It can cost you 2$-5$ depending upon the altitude.

Even though trekkers can buy bottled water easily to minimize the impact on the environment and to preserve the beauty of the Khumbu region we suggest trekkers carry reusable water bottles and water purification tablets with them. You can refill your bottle easily with tap water.

WiFi on Everest Base Camp Trail

The Everest Base Camp trek is Nepal's and indeed one of the world's most popular trekking destinations. All the tea houses where you stay during the trek provide WiFi facilities. In some places, you may find free WiFi, but the connection might not be good. 

You can access this WiFi inside the tea house, but you need to pay around $1-2 per hour to use the WiFi. Alternatively, you can use local SIM cards like Ncell or NTC for mobile internet connection and communication which offers 3G connectivity. 

You can purchase the local sim from the shops or while arriving at the Tribhuvan International Airport at around $1.

Meals/foods on Everest Base Camp Trek

Three meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) will be provided at the tea house when you book the trek with trekking agencies. The meals served at the tea house consist of local, fresh traditional Nepali dishes, and you can also find some international dishes available.

Let's see the food that you can expect during the EBC trek

  • For breakfast: Toasted Bread, Eggs, Bread and Pancakes, Chapati,  porridge, Muesli, Cornflakes, Rice pudding etc.
  • For lunch and dinner: Rice Meals like Dhal bhat veg and nonveg,  noodles, Momo (Dumplings), Pasta and Macaronis, Pizza and Sandwiches, Spaghetti, etc
  • Beverage: Different types of hot and cold beverages like tea, coffee, soft drinks, and alcoholic beverages.

Accommodation on the Everest Base Camp Trek

There are many tea houses or Guest house options available to accommodate during the Everest base camp trek. When you trek through the trekking agencies in Nepal they will book the tea house for you according to your demand and interest. At the lower altitude, you can find the luxury tea house but at the high altitude, the tea house is normal with basic facilities. 

Luxury room: Inside a luxury tea house there will be a single room with an attached bathroom with a hot shower and wifi facilities. The rooms will be standard but don’t expect too much. If you want to accommodate yourself in the luxury room then you need to tell us in advance. You need to pay an extra cost for this.

Standard room: Normally all the trekkers stay in the standard room as it is budget-friendly. The rooms are cozy and there will be two small twin beds with facilities of warm blanket, pillow cover, mattress, and bed sheet. The toilets are often shared among the trekkers and there will be facilities for AC or heating equipment.

Fitness Required for Everest Base Camp Trek

If you're a beginner trekker and want to know how much you should be physically fit then the answer is Everest base camp trek is physically demanding therefore you must have a good level of physical fitness. You must be able to walk for around 5-7 hours daily in uphill and downhill and in high altitude. 

You need to be healthy and you must have strong legs if you have some serious health problems, like lungs and heart we suggest you avoid trekking instead you can take the Everest base camp helicopter tour.

Let's see how you can maintain physical fitness for the Everest base camp trek

Cardiovascular exercise: Running, Cycling, Swimming, Jumping Rope, Rowing, Dancing, Walking, etc. 

Muscular Strength and Endurance: Weightlifting, Push-ups, Pull-ups, Squats, Lunges, Planks, Deadlifts etc

Flexibility and mental fitness: Yoga and mediation

Everest Base Camp Trek Length/Distance/Duration

The classic Everest Base Camp trek from Lukla to EBC and back covers a total distance of 130 kilometers. This includes 65 kilometers each way.  To complete the Everest base camp trek usually it takes 12-14 days to complete.

Everest Base Camp Hike Difficulty

The Everest base camp trek difficulty is graded as moderate. This trek demands a good level of physical and mental fitness. Beginners and regular trekkers can join or book this Everest base camp trek with proper planning and preparation. Even though trekking to EBC is challenging, it is manageable if you prepare well.

Let’s see what are the difficulty that you need to face while hiking to the Everest base camp trek

Long duration of walk: Trekkers on average need to hike for around 5-6 hours daily on this trek. Long-hour treks might be difficult, especially for the beginner's trekkers. 

High altitude: The Everest base camp trek takes you to the maximum altitude of Kala Patthar which sits at an altitude of 5,644 m. Walking at such elevation can be exhausting and tiresome.

Altitude sickness: There is a high chance of experiencing altitude sickness on the Everest Base Camp trek due to the trek's elevation exceeding 5,000 meters.

Unstable weather conditions: Weather conditions play a crucial role in making the EBC trek journey comfortable and memorable. The weather conditions, especially at the high altitude are difficult to predict so always trek in the best time or peak season.

Trekking Route: During the EBC trek trekkers need to pass through several suspension bridges, uphill, downhill, forest area, and narrow and unpaved rocky roads. 

Group Size for the Everest Base Camp Trek

The Everest base camp trek cost depends upon the group size. Generally, the larger the group size for the EBC trek, the lower the price. Trekking with us means you don’t have to worry about the quality of service with us even if you are solo, small group, or large group. We ensure that all our clients will have a memorable and comfortable experience. 

Guide and Crew

All our Guides and Crew members for the Everest base camp trek have extensive knowledge of trekking routes and insights into the local culture and environment. They are familiar with the terrain, weather patterns, and potential challenges along the route. They are experts in handling the risk so that trekkers will get a better trekking experience. 

The crew, including porters and support staff, will help you assist and carry your language and equipment so that you can enjoy the trek to the fullest by focusing and enjoying the journey. 

Note: There will be one senior trekking guide and depending on your group size we will provide you with additional assistant guides. For every two trekkers one porter will be assigned and their combined carrying weight should not exceed 18 kilograms. If the combined weight exceeds this limit then trekkers need to pay additional charges.

Weather Condition

While doing Everest Base Camp Trek in Monsoon Season, you have to be ready for frequent changes in weather conditions. In the monsoon season, the Everest Region remains cool in the mornings and nights while warmer in the daytime.

The average temperature of the region ranges from 22ºC in the daytime to -5ºC at night. Although the weather remains unpredictable during the monsoon season, it does not rain all the time.

Rainclouds may obstruct the scenic beauty of the gorgeous Himalayas, lush valleys, and green hills in the monsoon season. However, Everest Base Camp Trek in Monsoon Season is the best time for witnessing the most pleasant scenery of the Himalayas and the skies. After the rainfalls, the skies and the surroundings look amazingly refreshing. This is the right moment everyone loves to witness at least once in a lifetime!

While in Everest Trek in Monsoon, we advise you to wear layered clothes to adjust in changing weather conditions. As it rains all of a sudden, you had better wear waterproof clothes as the outermost layer.

Flight Condition

Flight condition is one of the challenges of Everest Base Camp Trek in the Monsoon Season. All of a sudden, the skies might be covered by rain clouds that cause poor visibility.

Lukla Airport, also called Tenzing Hillary Airport is the only airport to begin Everest Base Camp Trek and Gokyo Lakes Trek.

The thick fog and rain clouds might frequently disturb the Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flights.

Thus, it is wise to keep a few days extra for doing Everest Base Camp Trek in Monsoon Season.

Trekking Trail Condition

The best time for Everest Base Camp Trek is either spring (March, April, and May) or autumn (September, October, and November).

During the peak seasons of Everest Trek, the trail condition remains comparatively busy. International trekkers from all over the world prefer doing Everest Base Camp Trek in either of the peak seasons.

Trail condition is another challenge of Everest Base Camp Trek in Monsoon Season. As it frequently rains in this season, the trail remains muddy and slippery.

You have to be more careful while ascending or descending through the steep trails during the monsoon season.

Next, leeches and bugs also create some kind of challenge during the Monsoon season trekking to Everest Base Camp.

Most of the trails of EBC Trek lie within the Sagarmatha National Park forests. These forests remain damp and wet with wild weeds during the monsoon season. And these insects are more active in the wet season causing more challenges to the trekkers.

Nevertheless, you can take a few precautions to fight against the challenge of leeches and bugs. Wear long-sleeved clothes and carry a handy bug repellent to get rid of these insects. Regularly check if any of these parasites are about to attack you.

Trekkers Population

Everest Base Camp Trek in Monsoon Season is the best package for trekking in Nepal for those who prefer less crowded trekking trails.

As very limited trekkers make Everest Base Camp Trek in the rainy season, the trails remain far less busy. You can enjoy the full vistas despite the threats of rain and fog.

At a glance, it seems as if the entire Everest Region is only yours because you don’t see many other fellow trekkers.

Fewer travelers mean that you can befriend the trekkers from other parts of the world. In a sense, Everest Base Camp Trek in Monsoon Season is a way to expand your personal and professional bonding as well.

Scenic Attraction

The most beautiful reward of the Everest Base Camp Trek in the Monsoon Season is scenic attraction. Although it rains without prior warning, the scenery after the rain stops is so attractive that no words can describe them in words.

The skies look freshening after the rainfalls and the entire surrounding looks as if burning to welcome you there. The snowcapped peaks glitter in the sun rays after the rainfall stops.

The lush valleys, icefalls, glacial lakes, glaciers, and green forests combined with the blue skies are beyond description. I think we need William Shakespeare or Spencer or Homer to reflect the beauty of the Everest Region after rainfalls in words!

Food and Accommodation

Another charm of Everest Base Camp Trek in Monsoon Season is the easy management of food and accommodation during the trip. No matter how large your group size is, food and accommodation management remains the game of the left hand!

The number of trekkers remains very few in the Monsoon season trekking to the Everest. So, you don’t have to worry about food and accommodation services. You can even find the services on arrival at the teahouses or lodges in Everest Region.

You know, sometimes you might even get some discounts on food and accommodation services while on EBC Trek in Monsoon Season!

As usual, Everest Base Camp Trek in Monsoon Season is fully teahouse trekking in Nepal. It is the best time for a leisurely trip to the base camp of Mount Everest (8,848.86m).

FAQs

Except some rugged trails, the Everest trip is a moderate type of trekking in Nepal. The trails are well-defined having enough tea houses, lodges, and hotels for food and accommodation facilities. The higher you climb, the more basic facilities are found. You can’t get all the luxuries you want while going upwards from Namche Bazaar, the Sherpa Capital. High altitude is the only difficulty you find while doing this trek. However, you can avoid Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) as there is enough time for acclimatization during the journey. The walking duration per day doesn’t exceed 7 hours, especially while descending from the base camp.

Yes, you need but not mandatory. As there are no high Himalayan passes that need climbing gears to cross, it is not required. You have enough time for getting adjusted in the high-altitude trekking. More importantly, when you hire a professional trekking guide, you can win over this classic trek easily.

The Everest Base Camp trek is done throughout the year except the trails are disturbed due to heavy snowfalls. The heavy snowfall occurs only in the winter season. And sometimes due to natural calamities like earthquakes, blizzards, and glacial floods, it is beyond the expectation to reach the base camp. The best time for the Everest Base Camp trek is spring and autumn. The best months for this trip are February, March, April, May, September, October and November. In these months, the weather is fine with clear skies. You can have the best panoramic vistas of the entire Everest region.

Yes, you need wind/waterproof coat, pants, gloves, and boots for doing Everest Base Camp Trek. In the spring and summer seasons, the lowland regions experience high temperatures in the daytime while mild in the nighttime. However, the mornings and evenings are mild. On the contrary, the temperature of autumn and winter is lower than in spring and summer.

Undoubtedly, you can customize Everest tour Price. You can make this trip from 1 day 21 days. You can customize this trek to many other variants like Everest Gokyo Cho La Pass trek, Everest Gokyo Lakes trek, Jiri Everest Base Camp trek, Everest Luxury trek, etc.

Even if you want to change the location having equal rewarding view of the Himalayas, you can also do it. You can choose Annapurna Base Camp Trek in the Gandaki Province of Nepal. If you choose this trek, you can have the awesome vistas of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Massifs including Mt. Fishtail (6,993 m).

On the other hand, if you want to walk along the less frequented trails in the complete wilderness, you can choose Manaslu Base Camp Trek. Manaslu Base Camp Trek is one of the most famous off the beaten path treks in Nepal. This trek lets you experience the unexplored area and unspoiled sociocultural aspects.

Due to the COVID-19 Impacts, our agency has revisited the policies of the company. On this note, we don’t have any hard and fast rules regarding postponement of trips. In a mutual understanding, you can do your trip anytime as per your comfort once you book it with us.

As of today, you can do teahouse trekking to all the trekking regions of Nepal. Even the basic teahouses have had latrines (toilets) although they may not have attched bathrooms. In most of the lodges, guesthouses, and teahouses, you can find bathrooms. Similarly, many teahouses also provide hot showers so that you won’t have any problem for bathing.

You know Nepali is the national tongue of Nepal. However, being it a multi-ethnic, multi-lingual, and multi-cultural nation, many speak their mother tongues as well. However, the local people of the trekking regions of Nepal also speak English including tourists. Talking about our trekking guides, all of them have good command over English. Some of them also speak other languages such as French, Spanish, Hindi, etc.

All the guides of Nepal Trekking Routes are government-licensed, experienced, and highly-professional. They are well trained to take a proper care of the clients and provide the best services including  hospitality to the latter. They also keep an indepth knowledge on the natural and cultural heritage sites of the trekking regions. They are very good at making rapport with the clients and other colleagues as well. I assure you all that my guides are not less skillful, hospitable, caring, and professional than me.

As our agency operates private and organized trekking, we plan the trips as per the wish of our valuable clients. If you want to join others or you don’t mind others joining you, we shall do Everest Base Camp Trek in a group. Or else, you can do a private trekking in Nepal.

You have two days in Namche Bazar and Dingboche during Everest Base Camp Trek. To minimize the itinerary, you can take only one day acclimatization in Namche Bazar. On this day, you can hike to Hotel Everest View (3,880m), visit the Sherpa Museum, local monastery, and Sagarmatha National Park Office, Monjo. If you want to hike a longer, you can visit the Khumjung Monastery to observe the Yeti Skull (the skull of the abominable creature).

Likewise, during Dingboche acclimatization day, you can hike to Nangkartshang peak  (5083m). It takes nearly 4 hours to reach the hilltop from where you have the breathtaking vistas of the Imja Valley and the soaring peaks including Mt. Everest (8,848.86m).

The cost of things like water, wifi, showers, trinkets, tea, alcohol, etc. are higher in higher elevation suchas Everest Region than in the urban areas. Except in Namche Bazar, you cannot use credit cards, so you have to carry cash in hand in Nepalese Currency. You can exchange your currency at a money exchange center around Thamel Bazar. We recommend you to keep around USD 250 (in Nepalese Currency!) with you to manage your additional expenses.

Everest Base Camp trek lies in Solukhumbu district of Eastern Nepal sharing its border with the Tibetan Autonomous Region. It is the base camp of the world’s highest peak, Mt. Everest (8,848m). This trek rewards you with the snowcapped peaks of the Everest region, Sherpa culture and tradition including flora and fauna of Sagarmatha National Park.

Yes, you will. In most of the cases, you can keep your non-trek belongings at the hotel in Kathmandu. Or, you can keep your things in our office as well.

Nepal Trekking Routes provides you an experienced porter to carry your things during the trip. In some treks like Annapurna Circuit Trek, Upper Dolpo Trek, Everest Base Camp Trek, etc., you can hire a donkey to transport your things uphill and downhill.

A porter carries up to 25 kg of weight while a donkey can carry more than that. If you want, you can carry your backpack with the emergency stuffs and kits on your own.

Theoretically, monsoon season extends between Mid-June and September althogh there are some exceptions in it. If you plan to complete trekking in Nepal before the 10th of June, that will be the best idea.

As of today, a foreign traveler need to accommodate for a 7-day quarantine in a hotel although you must have a COVID PCR Negative Report with you before arriving in Nepal. On the Fifth day, you have to retake the COVID-19 PCR test to assure that you are fit for trekking in the Himalayas.

As the Government of Nepal has already provisioned to import COVID-19 vaccines until the end of February, 2021. On this note, the restrictions on tourism may change for spring season.

Yes, of course, you can do some basic mountaineering while on Everest Base Camp Trek. There are several famous trekking peaks in Nepal that you can experience climbing them as per your comfort. Island Peak climbing, Lobuje East Peak climbing, Mera Peak climbing, etc. are some mountaineerig packages you can book with us.

On the other hand, doing mountaineering requires some skills to be learned, so it is time-consuming as well. Moreover, without the previous experience of trekking in the Himalayas and peak climbing, mountaineering may turn to be dangerous, too. Therefore, you must consult with the experts sand trainers before trying out for mountaineering.

The time you spend at the base camp of Mt. Everest depends upon the itinerary and weather during your trip. When you have to descend to Gorakshep for the night station, you spend nearly an hour or so there. And some trekkers spend the night at Everest Base Camp as well. Generally, the trekkers climb down to Gorakshep, the original base camp until the 1953 Everest Expedition so that they can go to Kala Patthar the following morning. Kala Patthar is the vantage point to have the alluring scenery of the Everest Summit.

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