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Everest Base Camp Trek, All travelers dream to visit special places during their journey. Everest base camp is the best option one can choose for trekking. Mount Everest, also known as the third pole of the world will be in front of your eyes on this trip. Continuous effort and desire to be on the base camp will make the trip successful. This trip will give the best experience on the planet for all trekkers.
The Everest base camp trip lets to enjoy pleasant views of Himalayan ranges, ice sheets, and great Sherpa towns, and the most astounding mountain, Mount Everest (8848m). Green farmlands, Sherpa bazaars, Buddhist monasteries, and white waterways are major attractions during the journey towards base camp. We can also view different Himalayan ranges such as Nuptse (7861m), Lotshe (8561m), Ama Dablam (6812m), Thamserku (6623m), Mt. Pumori (7161m), Lobuche (6119m), Tabuche (6542m) e.t.c. We can see the diversified wonderful and uncommon plants, creatures, and winged animals of Sagarmatha National park. It gives knowledge about mountainous vegetation along with flora and fauna of the cold climatic region as well. Everest Base Camp trek gives excitement, recreation, and recollections that will remain with you forever.
Everest Base Camp Trek Route
The trek towards the Everest area starts with an energizing flight to Lukla (2860 meters). We will walk towards the beautiful Sherpa town arranged in the Dudh Koshi waterway, Phakding (2610 meters) which lies at a lower altitude than Lukla.
The next day we will trek to Namche, also known as Himalayan Thamel. Namche is the most attractive place with Sherpas – the pride of Himalaya. It is home to numerous hotels, lodges, shops, restaurants, and bakeries. All sorts of facilities we desired in normal cities are available here. Trekking leads to an overview of different landscapes with rocks, beautiful pieces of petition banners, and monasteries.
We will pass Tengboche, Kaynjuma, Phungi thang, Pheriche, Labuche, Gorakshep, and finally reach the Everest base camp on the ninth day of the trek. Each day brings new scenery, excitement, and enthusiasm with a great mountainous view. The raring of yak, Sherpas, Monasteries, Chorten, Buddhist culture, and the challenging path boost our trek.
Everest base camp lies on the foot of the highest peak of the world, Mount Everest (8848m). We can have a close-up view of Mt. Everest from Kalapathar (5643m). A good storage facility for recollections: pictures and videos, encounters in your mind and in your photos that remain with you throughout your life.
What kind of fitness level is requiring for EBC Trek?
A medium-level fitness is perfect for the EBC trek.
If you are a regular gym guy or regular runner then you are completely fit for this trek.
if you are not doing any kind of physical activities and want to go for the Everest Base Camp Trek, then you need to do at least 4 to 5 kilometers of walking daily for about 60 days before your trek starts. The key here is to practice and walk for a longer duration on a jogging track on a regular basis.
Everest Base camp Trek Altitude Chart
We also offer the following packages, with the best Itinerary and a reasonable price.
- The world's highest peak Mt. Everest (8,848m above mean sea level)
- Can see two other peaks Lhotse, and Makalu higher than 8,000m from Trail.
- Mt. Everest Base Camp and Kala Pathar.
- Khumbu glaciers.
- Khumjung and Namche village.
- Monastery ( Tangbuche and Khumjung)
- Snow Leopard, Musk Deer, Red Panda, and Himalayan Monal
- Get a chance to Explore Sherpa culture and village
- Lukla Airport
Day 1 Arrival at Kathmandu, Meet at the airport and transfer to Hotel. O/n at Hotel,
Day 2 Early Morning Flight to Lukla (2840m) – Trek to Phakding (2,610m) Walking 4 Hours. O/n at Tea House
Day 3 Trek Namche Bazaar (3,440m) Walking 6 Hours. O/n at Tea House,
Day 4 Acclimatizing day at Namche Bazaar (3,440m), Afternoon Walking around town, O/n at Tea House,
Day 5 Trek to Tengboche (3,860m) Walking 5 Hours, O/n at Tea House,
Day 6 Trek to Dingboche (4,410m) Walking 5 Hours, O/n at Tea House,
Day 7 Rest day in Dingboche (4,410m) Afternoon walking around, O/n at Tea House,
Day 8 Trek to Lobuche (4,910m) Walking 4 and half hours, O/n at Tea House,
Day 9 Trek to Gorak Shep (5,140m) – Afternoon Everest Base Camp Visit (5,364m) O/n at Tea House,
Day 10 Early morning, climb Kalapatthar. Trek to Pheriche (4,270m) Walking 5 Hours, O/n at Tea House,
Day 11 Pheriche- Namche(3,440m) Walking 8 Hours, O/n at Tea House,
Day 12 Trek to Lukla (2840m) Walking 8 Hours, O/n at Tea House,
Day 13 Fly to Kathmandu Flight 40 minutes O/n at Hotel,
Day 14 Departure from Nepal. Drop service till International Airport
On the very first day, you will arrive in Kathmandu, from your country via a flight. One of our company member will be in Tribhuwan International Airport to welcome you. As you and company member meet, you will have a few conversations and will come to the hotel on taxi.
As you come to the hotel you will get your room, meet your guide, and have a discussion of the trip. You will get a briefing of the trip. At the evening you will have welcome dinner in cultural dance restaurant with company members as apart of entertainment. You will take rest on Hotel tonight
The first day walking of trek begin from today. We will reach Pakhding (2610m) after four hours of walk. To reach Pakhding we should reach Lukla. We will have morning fight to Lukla from Tribhuvan international airport. After reaching Lukla we will have breakfast and start walking towards Pakhding. Lukla is the begging point of Everest Base Camp Trek.
Pakhding lies below than Lukla, we will walk downhills being on the bank of DudhKoshi. Pakhding is small town having more hotels than local houses with view of Kongde Himal located in DudhKoshi river gorge.
We will have lunch on tea house of Pakhding take rest for some time and sleep after having dinner.
With having breakfast at around 7: 30 am we will leave Pakhding and start walking towards Namche Bazzar (3440m). We will reach beautiful village named Manjo after crossing three suspension bridges hanged to cross Dudhkoshi River. With entering manjo village we will be in Sagarmatha national Park. We will reach Jorsale – another beautiful village of Khumbu region and have lunch on tea house.
We will continue our walk on which we will be on bank of Dudh Koshi leading towards the conflux between Dudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi. We will cross the Hillary suspension bridge – bridge lying on highest altitude.
We will walk uphill passing the pine forest and finally reach Namche Bazzar after six hours of walk from Pakhding. Namchee is Thame of Himalaya having advance hotels, wonderful view of Everest-Nuptse and Lhotse, Tharmasarku and Konde Himal. We will check into the tea house for night stay. We will take rest, enjoy the food and sleep.
Day four is the rest day and we will be acclimatized to be safe from altitude sickness.
After breakfast we will start hike to Sangbuche where you can see small Snangbuche Airport. Then we will hike towards Everest view hotel from where you can have amazing view of Mount Everest, Nupste, Lostse Lostse Shar, Amma Doblam, tabuche and cholache, kusum khangaru, khangteka, Thamsherkhu. We will take rest for some while with having tea. After that we will visit Khumjung village.
Khumjung is one of the popular Sherpa town in Everest region where you can see a yeti scalpa. If possible we will also try to taste Sherpa’s local food and sherpa’s local tea. After that we will come back to Namche and take a rest at Tea House.
Trek to Tengbboche is the best trial of Everest Base Camp trek. We will have breakfast at Namche and start our walk. The view of Mt. Everest, Mt. Lotshe Lotshe shar, Amma Dablam, Tabuche, Cholache, Mt. Thamsekhu, Khakteka, Kusum Kangagru makes the trial more amazing. Following up hills and flat trials enjoying with the mountainous scenery we will reach Kaynjuma take rest for a while and move ahead. Passing Kaynjuma Sannasa we will reach Phungi Thanga have our lunch and walk uphill towards Tengboche. After three hours of walk from Pungi Thanga a we will reach Tengboche.
Tengboche is named after a powerful and oldest monastery Tengboche, where monk worship at 3pm every day. We will visit the monastery take photographs and move towards tea house, have dinner and sleep.
We will walk from Tengboche after having breakfast. The trial follows uphills ascending with high altitude after walking downhills crossing suspension bridge. We will observe junipers and alpine rhododendron with decreasing height with increasing elevation. Passing Pangboche – the greatest permanent Sherpa village of Khumbu region, we will reach to Somare. We will cross Imja stream enjoying with the wonderful view of Nuptse, Lhotshe and Amdablum and finally reach Dingboche after five hours of walk from Tengboche.
Dingboche is beautiful Sherpa village where we could enjoy prayers wheels and stones and yak farms. We will have night stay in tea house of Dingboche.
With increasing height we may face altitude sickness thus we will stay in Dingboche (4410m) for acclimatization as rest day. We will go for short hiking after breakfast in Nagarjung peak. We will walk around 1.5 hour on Nagarjung hill, observe the beauty of Mt Makalu and return back to tea house for having lunch. Depending on your choice we will either walk towards Chukhumg for few hours or stay in tea house for proper rest.
We will walk uphill towards Thukla after having breakfast. The path is completely uphill until we reach Thukla and have lunch. Afterwards horizontal path starts. On the way we will enjoy the view of grazing yak, mountain goats and Mt. Amadablam smiling at us. Also we will take some photographs of wonderful nature. We will reach Lobuche after walking 4.5 hours from Dinboche.
We will have night stay in teahouse of Lobuche with Local food as Dinner.
The most awaited day of Everest Base Camp trekking is Day 9 on which we will reach Everest Base Camp. With excitement we will take our breakfast and begin our walk towards Gorak Shep. As we walk forward Mount Everest comes more closer to us. Walking on Rocky pathway and somewhere crossing glaciers with the view of Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhola, Mt Khumbuste, and Mt. Changaste, Mount Pumori, Mt Everest and Labuche peak we will reach GorakShep (5140m) and have Lunch. After an hour of rest we will start our walk towards Everest Base Camp. Finally we will step on Everest Base Camp after one and half hour from Gorak Shep.
The dream of being Everest Base Camp comes true. We will view our mountainous surrounding with Everest in front of eye, take some photographs visit Khumbu glacier and return to Ghorak Shep for nightstay. But from base Camp we only able to top of peak
To see sunrise from Kalapatthar we will wake up at around 4:00 am and move towards Kalapatthar. The clear view of Mount Everest will appear after short walk from Gorek Shep towards Kalapatthar. We will reach Kalapatthar and enjoy the beautiful scenery of sunrise from Kalapatthar. After spending some time in Kalapatthar with taking some photographs and videos we will return back to Ghorekshep and have breakfast.
We will pack our bag and say good bye to Ghorekshep. Then start walking back to Lukla leaving Mount Everest far away to us. After around six hours of walk we will reach Pheriche with enjoying the beauty of Nuptse, Lhotshe and Amdablum. We will stay in tea house have dinner and sleep.
We will be fresh, have breakfast and start our lourney towards Namche Bazzar. We will walk downhills and uphills of Tangbuche and Kangjuma. The path will remarks as a challenging path of whole trek as we will walk eight hours – the longest duration of Everest Base Camp trek. We will walk along Kaynjuma Sannasa and Phungi Thanga and have lunch and reach Namchee- with passing the view Mt. Lotshe Lotshe shar, Amma Dablam, Tabuche, Cholache, Mt. Thamsekhu, Khakteka, Kusum Kangagru. We will enter in the best tea house take rest, have dinner and go towards bed
The last day of walking trial is day 12. We will have our breakfast and leave Namche Bazzar. As we walk a head the White Mountains will be farther to us. Walking downhills up to Jorsale, the burble of river, pine trial and peaceful environment will make us more energetic. Five hours of walk will take us to Pakhding. We will have lunch in Pakhding and again will start walking towards Lukla. After 3 hours of walk with enjoying plesant flow of DudhKoshi, mani walls and prayers from Monastry, we will reach Lukla. Night stay on nearest hotel to Lukla airport will become last night of Everest Base Camp trek on Khumbu region.
Depending on the time of flight we will be ready and move towards airport to be on time. After 40 minutes of flight we will be in Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu. Amazing view of Mount Everest. Nuptse, Amadablam and many more peaks, forest and rivers from window of Plane will give recall of our long journey. We will move to hotel from airport and take rest. You will be given farewell dinner from company in cultural dance restaurant on the very last day.
You and our company member will go to Tribhuwan International Airport on private car. Company member will be with you until your flight to see off. In this way you will return back to your country after having life time memory of wonderful journey to Everest Base Camp.
- Airport pickup and drop by private car/Van/Bus
- Two night **star Category accommodation in Kathmandu on Bed n breakfast
- Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and Kathmandu
- Three meals a (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trek.
- All accommodations during the trek. (Toilet will be outside from your room)
- All necessary paper works Everest National park entry permit
- Trekking information management system (Tims) permit
- A helpful, knowledgeable, friendly, well English speaking trained, government license holder guide With all his salary, food, drinks and insurance.
- Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available)
- All government taxes and office expenses.
- Trekking route map
- Domestic Airport tax
- Nepal entry visa fee $40
- International airfare/Your Travel insurance
- Lunch/ Dinner in Kathmandu
- Meniral water/bottles drinks/Sweets things during the trek.
- Hot shower/Battery charge /WI-FI for camera during the trek
- Tips for guide.
Frequently asked QuestionsExpand/Close
Everest Base Camp is a Grade B or a moderately difficult trekking route. So any fit person can do this trek, even if you do not have any previous experience. You should be aware of what to expect and mentally prepare for it. Then, as long as you will to, you can.
On average, you walk about 4 to 6 hours per day. One or two days can be as less as 3hrs and one or two days can be as long as 7hrs.
The highest altitude reached is 5550 m. This is the elevation of Everest Base Camp. EBC is the highest we will climb in this trek.
Yes, you can charge batteries en route. The charger should be brought. There are hot shower facilities as well. You may have to pay a certain amount for both ($4-$10). No, Negotiate. Also, hot water facility could be free at a Lukla .
you can bring 40000-50000 Nepali currency during trekking because there is no any Atm to withdraw the money.
Everest base camp trek is relatively hard trek because of highest altitude, long duration, and extreme weather. It is not that you cannot do the trek due its hardness. Your physical fitness and acclimatization is best solution to do Everest base camp trek easily.
Generally Everest Base Camp trip is 14 days trip. If Kathmandu day tour is included then total days extends to 15 days and if you return back to your country on same day after you came Kathmandu from Pokhara then Your trip will be completed in 13 days.
No, you do not need to have a mountain climbing experience for Everest Base Camp Trek. But you should prepare yourself for a long walk on rough hills. You should practice walking or running for few hours every day before 1, 2 months of trek. Physical fitness is essential for Everest Base Camp Trek.
If you are fresher you should choose Annapurna base camp trek first to gain mountainous trek experience and Later on you can have Everest Base Camp trek.
Yes, you need previous trek experience for Everest Base Camp Trek so that you will be comfortable on walking long trial. Even though you do not have experience of trek also you can be prepare for Everest Base Camp trek by walking two three hours a day and doing regular physical exercises. At least a minor mountainous trek becomes more supportive to have previous experience.
You can aspect neat and clean accommodation with good food and comfortable bed. In some place attached bathrooms are available but at high elevation there is less chance of getting such rooms. In peak season we may have to use shared rooms.
Everest is well developed trekking zone, thus you can get good facilities regarding to food and lodge. In Namche you can also get luxurious Hotel for night stay.
Yes, you can do luxury trek to Everest Base Camp. Best tea houses are available up to Labuche. You can get room with attached bathroom, hot water for shower and quality food.
Depending on metabolism of your body and your feeding habit, you may lose your weight. We will walk around 5-7 hours in a day during Everest Base Camp trek which shows high chance of weight lose but we will not walk continuously. There will be rest during lunch time. If you eat enough and have sound sleep then you may not lose your weight.
Yes, you need a sleeping bag for Everest Base Camp trek. The temperature will remain
low and it is very important to maintain heat in your body. In case you do not want to
buy sleeping bag you can hire from Kathmandu and return back after trek.
Yes, you need to train for Everest Base Camp trek. You can do normal mountain trek to train yourself and make your body ready for EBC trek. Also, you can do proper physical exercise, long walk, running to prepare yourself for a trek. Preparation should be started before two months.
It takes eight days to walk up to Mt Everest Base Camp from Lukla which includes two days as rest day. Rest Day is essential for acclimatization, Acclimatization makes your body ready for walk on higher elevation and prevents altitude sickness.
No, people do not live exactly on Everest Base Camp but some people live on Ghorekshep which is nearby Everest Base Camp. Particulary Everest climbers could stay for particular time on Everest Base Camp but none of the trekers live there. Even though trekers reach Everest Base Camp they will spend some time in base camp and return to Ghorekshep. ManyTea houses are available in Ghorekshep for night stay.
No, you do not need oxygen for Everest Base Camp Trek. There will be acclimatization on rest days and if you do not have good physical condition then we do not recommend you to do Everest Base Camp Trek. If very critical condition occurs during trek then we will manage helicopter to return Kathmandu which may be quite expensive.
No we cannot see Mount Everest from Lukla. We can see Mount Everest during flight to Lukla. Clear view of Everest is seen from Namche and afterwards during the trek.
If you got altitude sickness we will provide you medicine and manage rest day for acclimatization. If condition gets normal we will continue the trek but if your condition become poor then we will either return back by walk or hire helicopter for flight to Kathmandu.
If you are in group trek and one of the member suffers then we will request the sick person for rest on tea house and healthier person can continue trekking. Proper cure and medication will be given. In all case if condition become poor then returning back via helicopter is the best option.
The altitude of Everest Base Camp is 5463m. The highest altitude of the trek throughout the world is Everest Base Camp trek.
Yes, you can do solo trek to Everest Base Camp but have to bear high risk. The unknown path, no explanation, unknown system will not make your trip fruitful. You will not know when to have rest day and where to reach for night stay and less knowledge about tea houses become biggest problem. Everest Base Camp trek is adventurous trek in highest altitude. Day bay day you will climb up thousands of altitude, you may not feel well, and altitude sickness may become problematic if you don’t get idea about acclimatization. Thus, never aim to have solo trek in Everest Base Camp.
Yes, you can see Yak during Everest Base Camp trek. Sometime you will see raring yaks on pasture and sometime you will meet heard with farmers, also you will see yak carrying loads as means of transportation on uphills and lowlands of Everest region.
Mostly we can see numbers of yak as we start our walk from Namche.
Yes, sure you can visit numbers of monastery during Everest Base Camp Trek. Monasteries are heart of Everest Base Camp Trek, the mane and mani wheels, floating flags welcomes you. You will visit the oldest monastery Tangboche as well. Monasteries are in many places like Lukla, Pakhding, Manjo, Namche, Khumjung, Tangboche and Pangboche. The monasteries of Tangboche and Pangboche are biggest and oldest monestry respectively.
The experienced local Guide with guiding license will be your guide. Your trip will be managed by your guide. You will have description before trek and briefing after the trek everyday. Proper guidance and hospitality will make your trip successful and full of entertainment.
Yes, western food is also available in trekking trail but not in all places. You will get all types of food in Namche. You will have various option regarding to food and can order of your choice. If the group is large then 2,3 items will be in option. You will get local food and Nepali food more than western food in most of the tea house.
Yes, it is completely safe to drink water in Everest Trek. You can have mineral water depending on your choice. You will also get warm water for drinking.
The permit required for Everest Base Camp trek is Sagarmatha National Park permit and Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rular muncipility entrance fee. Your guide will take the permit after reaching Manjo village.
No we cannot sleep on Base Camp. We will visit Everest base camp after reaching Ghorekshep and putting our bags in room of tea house.
Yes, we can stay at Italian Camp on labuche. There is facility of wifi, 24 hours electricity, 24 hours hot shower, gamma bag, oxygen and almost all first aid services. Italian camp is a research center of Khumbu region which studies the mountain ecosystem of Everest region.
Yes, you can use helicopter while returning back, if you cannot walk. If serious health condition occurs, if you suffer from altitude sickness then we will hire helicopter for returning.
Because of bad weather the flight may be cancelled and we have to wait for next flight. If our Lukla flight cancelled our trip will be pospond for next day. We will wait until next flight. Also, we will offer Kathmandu day tour which depends on your choice. You don’t have to pay extra for reticketing.
In case if flight cancelled for many days and you don’t have enough time then we can have trek in another region. But this condition comes rarely. We have not face such situation ever.
Only 14 -16 passengers can travel together in Lukla Plane. The Lukla plane is very small than International Plane.
Yes, Namche is a big town compared to other camps. Namche is getway of Everest. Even located on high altitude Namche is well developed small town fascinated with luxury hotels. You will get all facilities such as bank, ATM, medical, marget, hotel, lodge, restaurant and bar, laundry, money exchange.
Yes, we can see Sherpa family during our trek. We will visit in Khumjung village to enjoy with Sherpa culture and food.
The cost for mineral water differ from place to place. Placewise price is listed in table below.
Places Nepalese currency (NRS) Price in dollar
Lukla to Namche 80-100Rs 4$
Namche to Pangbuche 200- 280 2- 3 $
Pangbuche to Dingbuche Around 300 3$
Dingbuche– Ghorekshep 400 4$
The cost for hot shower in Namche is 5$, in Dingboche is 7$ per shower. We will not suggest to take shower in high altitude above Dingboche. Similary the cost for mobile charge is 3$ per gadget up to Namche, 3$ per hour in Dingboche and above places. We suggest to bring powerbank for battery backup of your gadget.
Yes both Namche and Lukla have ATM.
We get the better view of Mount Everest from Kalapather, Khumjung, Everest view hotel and Tenboche. We can see Everest peak from Everest base camp as well.
No, we cannot go base camp by vehicle. We can have helicopter tour upto Ghoreshep and Kalapather. Helipads are available in Lukla, Pakhding, Lobuche, Dingbuche, Manjo and other places. In spring season we can go up to base camp on Helicopter. Othewise, trekking is the best option for more experience and cheap trek.
Yes, rest day is very important for Everest base camp trek for acclimatization and prevent from altitude sickness. You need rest for your body.
Yes, you can do Everest Base Camp Trek without rest day but you should be physically fit and well introduced to Altitude sickness.
Yes yearly 4-5 people die during Everest Base Camp trek. So that we suggest for proper acclimatization to remain safe. Proper preparation and trekking experience in mountainous region is the best precaution to make your Everest trek successful.
Everest Trek Route Map
Trek to Everest base camp is to trek at the highest altitude of the world. This trek not only lets you to the Everest base camp, but it also gives a new record of the trekking history. The pride of Nepal increases more with your arrival.
Everest base camp trek could be completed within 14 days minimum. These 14 days include days from your arrival to departure. In your entire trek, you will spend 2 nights in Kathmandu and 12 nights in the Everest region. If the Lukla flight becomes cancel then you have to spend one day more in Kathmandu. Thus come with some extra days while you are planning to have an Everest trek.
Your adorable trek includes the following perspective.
Visit Visa of Nepal
A Visa to Nepal is a foremost necessity before having an Everest base camp trek. Since the Nepal embassy is established only in a few countries, to make it easy for new arrivals Nepal has arranged a facility for providing visas in Tribhuvan International airport Kathmandu. You can apply for a visa at the airport after arriving. A Visa of 1 month will be best for the Everest trek. Depending on your plan of being in Nepal you can easily apply and get a visit visa to Nepal.
Until you are with us, your accommodation will be our responsibility. Well, facilitate luxurious hotels are available for night stay in Kathmandu whereas in Everest reason tea houses are common.
The luxurious trek is also possible on Everest but it comes under a high budget. In Normal trek also we will arrange good tea houses providing the best food and room. Generally, clean rooms with 1 or 2 beds are available. Room with Attached bathroom is found until Namche and after then somewhere you can get attached bathroom and somewhere not. In some tea houses, we have to adjust with common bathrooms as well. We will provide a twin sharing room for a night stay.
Since the Everest region is a well-developed area than other trekking zones of Nepal, a maximum variety of is found. Nepali, Indian, Chinese, Western, as well as local food, are enlisted in most of the tea house.
Breakfast, Lunch, and dinner are included in the package. You can choose the food of your choice from the menu. In group trek option of food will be given. For breakfast, you can have Tea, coffee, porridge & muesli with milk and sugar, bread items, egg items, curry items, hot chocolates, hot lemon, bakery items, etc. In Lunch and dinner, Nepali thali (rice, dal, curry, pickle, pappad, and salad) is most preferable as Nepali thali is a hygienic and complete balanced diet. You can also have momo, chowmein, sizzler, soup, Pizza, spaghetti, pancake, noodles, and many more from the menu of your choice.
We suggest to take only hot drinks and exclude hard drinks during your trek. You could be unable to continue trek if you intake hard drinks. Tea, coffee, hot water, hot lemon, milk, hot chocolates, fruit juice, can juice are easily available and best to intake frequently.
Pure water is available throughout the trek. To hydrate yourself and maintain body temperature you should drink enough water. We suggest having as hot water as possible. Bring a water bottle with you so that you can fill up before leaving tea houses.
You can charge your gadget in all tea houses but have to pay extra for it. Charging is available in the dining hall not in your bedroom. In some tea houses, you have to pay per hour of charging, and in some tea houses per gadget.
The paying system of charging is due to a lack of hydroelectricity and dependency on inverter or solar energy.
Hot shower is available in most of the teahouse but you have to pay extra for it. At high altitudes, taking shower may not be possible due to frozen water.
In the Everest base camp trek, the low air pressure and less oxygen amount in the atmosphere may cause altitude sickness. To adapt your body to the changing environment, the trip will be arranged in such a way that your body will automatically acclimatize. A rest day after few days of trek is for acclimatizing your body. You will have 2-3 days as a rest day in your entire trek. If it does not become sufficient then rest days will be added seeing your body condition. After a continuous trek, it is very important to take a rest day for preventing altitude sickness.
Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, private car for pick and drop from airport to hotel and walking throughout the trek comes under transportation. Sometimes flights can delay, post pond for the next day or even cancel due to weather. In such a condition, we have to wait for good weather and the next flight.
General Clothing recommended
- Warm jacket – down jacket,
- Water and windproof jacket (alternatively bring a poncho or umbrella)
- Long-sleeved synthetic fleece (windproof material, if possible)
- Thermal underwear.
- Hat, a pair of gloves and a scarf.
- Comfortable hiking trousers. (loose fitting)
- Shorts and trousers, or a skirt.
- 2 pairs of warm wool-blend socks.
- 2 pairs of running socks or liner socks.
- Proper hiking boots.
- Running shoes and flip-flops.
- 2-3 T-shirts.
- Water bottle.
Estimated Average Temperature of Base Camp
|4° C||-17° C|
The best season(time) for Everest Base Camp Trek is spring and autumn as the average temperature remains medium in these seasons.
This is a kind of illness that is caused by ascent to high altitudes. The symptoms will occur within 6 to 24 hours of achieving a high altitude. Altitude sickness is fatal and can result in death if not treated in time. You need to stay alert to any of the symptoms that occur.
- Nausea and vomiting
- Loss of appetite
- Upset stomach
- Feeling unsteady
- Shortness of breath
- Increased heart rate
- Difficulty sleeping
An effective measure to recover from early AMS
If you happen to notice any of the symptoms, follow the guideline mentioned below-
- Do not climb any higher for the next 48 hours
- Descend to a lower altitude if possible
- Take complete rest until you feel well
- Do not exercise
- Do not smoke
- Drink plenty of water
- Take external oxygen supply if necessary
- Take anti-sickness medicines
If you see no improvement in your health within 48 hours, you will have to be immediately deported to the city for medical support.
There is no way to train your body before trekking to adapt to the high altitude. Some ways in which you can prevent it are as follows:
- Take plenty of rest
- Ascend slowly and gradually as you reach higher
- keep yourself hydrated
- Eat high-calorie food
- Do not smoke, drink or consume tranquilizing medicines
During times of emergencies like acute altitude sickness or a natural calamity, you might have to be immediately departed in a helicopter. The cost of such deportation is covered by health insurance that needs to be purchased before you start the trek.
- Solo trekking with private guide and porter.
- Trekking with the only Guide.
- Trekking with Guide and porter.
- Trekking with Group, guide & Porter.