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Everest Base Camp Trekking - 17 days

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Trip depart everyday of the year
Price starting from $1,500
USD $ 1,399 per person
17 days
Max. Elevation
Group size
Min 2
All ground transportation and domestic flight as per itinerary
Best Season
Sept, Oct, Nov, March, April, May
3*** Hotel in Kathmandu and lodge / tea house during the trek
Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals during the trek
Starts at
Ends at
Trip Route
Kathmandu - Lukla -Namche -Tengboche - Dengboche - Lobuche - EBC - Lukla - Kathmandu


    • Exciting panoramic flights both ways facing glorious Himalayan mountain range.
Explore the traditional Sherpa villages enriched with ancient heritage cultures.

    • Walk within famous Sagarmatha / Everest national park, a world heritage site.

    • Adventure through famous Namche Bazaar and scenic Tengboche Monastery.

    • Stand beneath world highest Mt. Everest and close to massif Khumbu Ice-Fall
Everest base camp trekking with All Destinations Holidays leads you to scenic and cultural adventurous walks. Exploring around impressive traditional Sherpa villages, steeped with age-old culture and customs of Buddhism heritage and religion. Everest base camp trekking is one of the most popular adventure destinations in the Himalayas. Where one can enjoy the glorious scenery of the world's highest peaks in the comfort of a nice cozy lodge.
The trail leads through the lovely villages of Phakding, Monjo, and Namche Bazaar after a short panoramic flight to Lukla. Where the walk enters Sagarmatha National Park enriched with exotic flora and fauna, the park is designated as a world heritage site. Sagarmatha is a name for Mt. Everest in Nepal, while the local native Sherpa calls as Chomolungma of Tibetan origin language.
The adventure continues heading towards the high Namche Bazaar, a famous and major hub of Khumbu villagers. As well for trekkers, a great place and a perfect altitude for rest and acclimatization days at 3,440 m high.
After Namche Bazaar on the high scenic trail to beautiful Tengboche and its magnificent monastery. Located amidst lovely dense tree lines of tall rhododendron, juniper, pines, and firs, surrounded by giant snow peaks.
One of the great spots for views of Mt. Everest, as well as for a tour of its interesting monastery. Leaving Tengboche and tree lines behind for complete mountain wilderness, as the walk gets closer to Everest base camp. Spending overnights en route at the lovely settlements of Dingboche and Lobuche, then reaching our final destination at Everest base camp.
Enjoy the dramatic scenery of arctic terrain of a rocky moraine, ice, and glaciers with close views of massive Khumbu Ice-Fall. However, the views of Everest are obstructed by the giant peaks of Nuptse and Lhotse, but an exciting place to experience. 
On completing our major feat of reaching the main highlight at Everest base camp, the next adventure takes you to the top of Kalapathar. 
The highest point of the trek, for all the hard efforts, rewards you with incredible close views of Mt. Everest.
Return journey leads to long descent as you feel on top spirits losing altitude on daily walks. Heading back to Namche Bazaar and at Lukla for the last final overnight around high Khumbu and Everest region. A scenic flight from Lukla brings you to Ramechap at Manthali airport for an exciting drive to Kathmandu.
After a wonderful adventure great experience on Everest base camp trekking with excellent services of All Destinations Holidays.

Important Note

Trip Itinerary

On arrival at Kathmandu, Nepal International Airport get transferred to respective hotels. Check into your lovely rooms, after getting refreshed join with other trekking members for group briefing. Your guide or Group Leader, will provide useful information regarding trekking, hotels, and local lodge on Everest base camp. 

A day in Kathmandu for familiarization with local Nepalese cultures and historical background. Morning after breakfast, our city / cultural guide will take you for a short drive in the heart of Kathmandu city.  Where most UNESCO World Heritage Sites located of great cultural and historical interest.

After an exciting tour, back to hotel rest of the afternoon preparation for Everest base camp trek. Where an exciting drive takes you to Ramechap at Manthali town near its small airport for flight to Lukla, next early morning. Overnight in one of the best lodges available at Manthali town of Ramechap district.

Walk to Manthali airport as per flight time for Lukla, board on a small aircraft. During 25 minutes air borne enjoy breathtaking views of Himalayan peaks with Mt. Everest, as plane reaches Lukla airport.

On arrival at Lukla town and Tenzing & Hillary airport, walk leads to Dudh Koshi River valley. A pleasant walk of some hours past nice Sherpa villages, adorned with Buddhist monument and prayer walls.

After three hours of good walk arriving at Phakding village for overnight in the comfort of a nice lodge.

Morning from Phakding walk on pleasant trail above Dudh Koshi River on route to overnight stop at famous Namche Bazaar. Morning after breakfast, walk to cross a long bridge over Dudh Koshi River to Monjo village. Where Sagarmatha National Park entrance located. (Sagarmatha a name of Everest in Nepal, the native Sherpa calls Chomolungma). 

After the national park, crossing another bridge to Jorsalle for lunch break, the settlement before Namche Bazaar. Afternoon leads to a high bridge, and then on winding uphill path reaches Namche Bazaar for overnight stop.

A rest day in Namche Bazaar to support acclimatization before heading higher ground. Morning take an acclimatization hike to the top of Namche Bazaar for grand views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse and Nuptse. Overlooking grand views of 
Mt. Ama Dablam with an array of peaks. Visit the park museum of great cultural interest with full information of Khumbu / Everest region. 

Afternoon at leisure for short walk around Namche Bazaar, and soak into local interesting cultures of Buddhism. Namche Bazaar offers various facilities for local villagers as well for trekkers. 

From Namche Bazaar morning walks leads further on a scenic wide path. 
Overlooking grand views of snow peaks with downhill to Imjatse River at Phunge Tenga. A small popular place for lunch and refreshing stops, afternoon walk leads to climb up towards Tengboche monastery. A beautiful location surrounded by giant mountains with views of Mt. Everest. At Tengboche explore the monastery. interior and main prayer hall adorned with tall statues of Buddha with various saints and great Gurus.

After a wonderful time at Tengboche a short descent to a nice areas at Deboche for overnight stop, where best lodges situated. 

Enjoy the morning glorious views of Mt. Everest and majestic looking Ama Dablam. Morning walk downhill to a bridges, from here onwards tree lines drops for short juniper bushes. 

A gradual climb leads to Pangboche village, the last permanent village on route Everest base camp. After a short break, continue uphill to Somare for possible lunch stop beneath towering Mt. Ama Dablam.

From Somare, afternoon with slow climb and down to a river, as steep uphill starts for an hour reaching Dingboche. Situated on a scenic Imjatse valley beneath Ama Dablam North Face with views of Island Peak, Nuptse and Lhotse.

At Dingboche check into a nice lodge with rooms facing views of surrounding snow-capped peaks.

Another pleasant rest day in Dingboche, a perfect altitude for acclimatization before reaching our major highlight. A steep climb of few hours, well worth the strenuous walks overlooking stunning panorama of surround giant peaks.

Afternoon enjoy a leisure relaxing day exploring around Dingboche a nice settlement with many fine lodges and shops. 

From Dingboche, morning a short steep climb to a high ridge, facing grand views of Island Peak. Includes views of Makalu in the Far East with towering Ama Dablam. From the ridge a slow climb to Thugla, a small place with few tea-houses and lodges. Where route of Pheriche and Dingboche meets, a perfect spot for lunch stop before a steep climb to Thugla ridge.

After lunch an hour or less climb to a small plateau, and then walk on gradual path to Lobuche, and transfer into a nice lodge. Located on a wide valley with several nice lodges facing views of Nuptse peak.

Rising early for the big day, morning walk to Everest base camp a steady long day trek. Where trail leads over rocky moraine above Khumbu glacier and then reaching Gorakshep. Located on a sandy glaciated field at the base of Kalapathar hill and towering Mt. Pumori. 

Having a short break at Gorakshep, adventure continues east following a rocky path high above Khumbu glaciers. Finally reaching the main highlight at Everest base camp. Enjoy standing on the foot of Mt. Everest, the views of Everest is obstructed by Lhotse and Nuptse peaks.

A great exciting stupendous scenery of massive ice and glaciers with close views of huge tumbling Khumbu Ice Fall. Feeling on top spirits walk back to Gorakshep for overnight stop, after a long wonderful hike to Everest base camp. 

An early morning hike with steep up to the top of Kalapathar hill, the highest spot of the adventure. Well worth the tough strenuous climb, as it rewards outstanding views of towering peaks with Mt. Pumori ahead in front. 
Facing spectacular views of Mt. Everest at close distance with surrounding high giant peaks. 
After an exciting scenic views feeling high, downhill to Gorakshep for breakfast then leaving for long downhill. Walking past Lobuche and Thugla towards Pheriche valley. At Pheriche for lunch, a nice places with many good lodges and restaurants. Afternoon walk down to a river and a short climb, where easy walks reaches overnight stop at Pangboche in the comfort of a nice lodge. 

Enjoy the morning views of towering Ama Dablam from Pangboche, and then down to a river. After the bridge climb reaches into green forest to Tengboche for short refreshing stop. From Tengboche a long descent to cross another bridge with short climb up to Sanasa village. Located at the junction of Namche, Khumjung and Gokyo routes, from here a short up walk to Kyanjinma.
A small settlement within a tranquil surrounding facing grand views of Everest, Ama Dablam and Tharmasarku peaks. Due to its peacefulness chances of catching some wildlife like musk deer and colorful Danfe Pheasant. The national bird of Nepal often seen around in large number. Overnight in the comfort of a nice cosy lodge. 

From this isolated spot at Kyanjinma, walk on gradual winding path to Namche Bazaar for possible lunch stop. After a good lunch, walk downhill to Dudh-Koshi River with short steep up to Sagarmatha National Park entrance and exit post. 
After walk past the national park a short walk to Monjo for overnight halt, rest of the day at leisure.

Final and last day trek of the adventure, enjoy the walk on pleasant winding trail past Phakding. After Phakding an hour last uphill to Lukla for final overnight stop around Khumbu and Everest region. Reaching Lukla by lunch time and for overnight stop, afternoon with time to explore around Lukla town.

Morning having early breakfast, and then walk to Tenzing & Hillary airport terminal at Lukla. As plane arrives from Kathmandu or Ramechap, then board on the small aircraft for swift short flight. Then landing at Manthali airport in Ramechap, from Manthali an exciting drive of five hours brings you to Kathmandu. Check into your hotels, with rest of the day at leisure for individual activities. 

Reserved and contingency day, in case of flight delay or cancelation at Lukla due to unfavorable weather condition. Which happens sometimes, if all goes well as per the itinerary enjoy the full day in Kathmandu. 

Last final day in Kathmandu and Nepal, as per your international flight time.
All Destinations Holiday staff transfers you to the airport, and then bidding farewell to your guide and staff. As you enter the airport terminal for homeward bound, after a memorable adventure on Everest Base Camp Trekking.

Not satisfied with this itinerary? Make your own.


    • All arrival and departure ground transport from airport to hotel
 and vice-versa. 
    • Hotel accommodation on 3 stars or in tourist standard hotels in 
Kathmandu as per the itinerary and related trip cost. 
    • On treks full board from accommodation with three time meals B-L-D includes afternoon tea and light snacks.

    • All needful applicable trekking permits, including national park entry fee.
    • All guided tours with professional guides, tour escorts, and good drivers.
    • Wages, medical insurance, meals, and transportation allowance of guide, 
trekking staff, and porters or yak or mule drivers.
    • Comprehensive Medical / First Aid Kit with trek briefing on arrival.

    • Domestic airfare Ramechap-Lukla-Ramechap with private transfer to and 
from Kathmandu.

Doesn't Include

    • International air-fare, Personal medical / travel insurance as well Nepal 
Entry Visa. 

    • Expenses of individual nature drinks, laundry, telephone bills, gratitude and 
meals in Kathmandu. As well laundry service, recharge of electronic items 
and hot-showers on treks.

    • Personal Trekking gear including down jackets, sleeping bags if not 
provided by the company as per the trip cost.

    • Single Supplement on hotel rooms as well on trek in lodge where clients 
should inform ahead on booking with extra charge on booking single 
private rooms where available.

    • Emergency evacuation by any means of transportation including 
immediate Helicopter services if required on accidents, sickness and 
personal problems.

    • Early return from the tour or treks will not be entertainment with refund, 
where client should borne all the expenses incurred including accompany guide-porters services.

    • Gratitude / Tipping at the end of trek.


Frequently Asked Questions

It is not difficult as one can expect, where all travelers are well aware; that Nepal is a country of high hills and mountains. Trekkers will encounter steep climbs and downhill, having few gradual winding paths. 

The only problem is catching high altitude sickness or AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness). But taking slowly, having short rest will overcome the difficulties on steep climb uphill. As well enjoying beautiful scenery along the walks will make you forget the toughness and difficulties. 

The reason and changes for operating Lukla flight from Ramechap rather than Kathmandu due to heavy air traffic. Especially during the high and peak seasons for trekking and other adventure in Nepal Himalayas around the Everest region.

Normally the flight take-off for Lukla from Kathmandu, as Kathmandu International airport also shares the same runways with International flights. Which makes the air traffic and runways quite busy and disturbing to maintain the flight time schedules. Like delays for a longer duration, that leads to cancellation sometimes, especially for planes that fly to mountainous airport like Lukla.

The flight to Lukla from Ramechap, Manthali airport. Which makes the air journey shorter and more reliable than flying in and out of Kathmandu airport.

Depending upon the itinerary of various local companies that you booked, normally the standard itinerary of 11 / 12 days. Starting and ending at Lukla, after a short scenic flight from Kathmandu or Ramechap town airport.  

Where all itineraries have rest days for acclimatization, before heading to a higher region. Especially at Namche Bazaar and Dingboche at above 3,400 m and 4,000 m high. Making the trip itinerary flexible provides ample time for short hikes and to explore the local cultures. But one can enjoy having a customized or tailor-made itinerary to suit the itinerary with your time in Nepal.

Yes, Internet, Wi-Fi, and phone are available around every village and large settlement on route Everest base camp. But from Tengboche onwards sometimes the internet and WI-FI are slow and might be disturbing due to weather-wise.

As well depending on the landscapes around the gorge and deep valleys, the internet and WI-FI will not reach the areas. One must be prepared and wait until you reach certain high places, where the communication works.

The most standard itinerary provided on booking, have acclimatization days at certain designated overnight stops at high altitude. Which is best to prevent altitude sickness, and as precautionary measures against AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness). As well as walking slow and steady, having short rest to enjoy the views and catching your breath on the climb. Taking advice from your guide or group leaders will make you feel safe and sound from altitude sickness.

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