Price $1590

USD 1390

Trip Reviews

28 Reviews

Trip Duration

14 days

Trip Grade


Highest Altitude

Kala Pattar (5,545 m / 18,192 ft)


Teahouse / Hotel / Guesthouse


Overland & flight

Group Size

1 to 15 (maximum)

Best Season

Spring (March -May ) & Autumn (Sept - Dec)

Everest Base Camp Trek – 14 Days Brief Insight

The Everest Base Camp Trek is a classic and adventurous journey leading you to Mount Everest’s base camp through the Himalayas’ heart. The trek in Nepal’s Khumbu region offers a lifetime of memories through stunning vistas, picturesque Sherpa communities, and tough paths.

Everest Base Camp existed when mountaineers required a place to store supplies at the mountain’s foot. Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary kept their gear at South Everest Base Camp. The location was chosen considering it was easily accessible to non-mountaineers. The Everest Base Camp Trek now concludes at the same point.

The trek begins with a picturesque flight from Kathmandu to the little alpine airstrip of Lukla. You begin the hike from Lukla, crossing suspension bridges over raging rivers and ascending through deep forests covered with rhododendrons and pine trees. As you climb higher, the scenery becomes more stunning, with snow-capped peaks and glaciers visible.

The path takes you through picturesque Sherpa settlements like Namche Bazaar, a lively market town, and the gateway to the Everest region. Immerse yourself in Sherpa culture by visiting monasteries and interacting with the friendly inhabitants. The Sherpa people’s friendliness is genuinely outstanding, and their warm smiles will meet you along the journey.

As you continue your journey, you will reach Tengboche, home to the famous Tengboche Monastery. This spiritual center provides a calm haven amidst breathtaking mountain views. As you continue on your journey, the landscape changes to a harsh region surrounded by high peaks and picturesque valleys.

The ultimate goal of the Everest Base Camp Trek is to reach Everest Base Camp. The sheer height of Mount Everest and its nearby peaks will amaze you from a height of 5,364 meters (17,598 feet). This is where climbers assemble in preparation for summit efforts, and you may watch their resolve and courage.

Another must-see location is Kala Patthar, a vantage point with amazing views of the Everest range. You can also obtain breathtaking views of Lhotse, Nuptse, Pumori, Ama Dablam, Lobuche, and other peaks. You can photograph wonderful sunrise and sunset vistas here, with Everest boldly dominating the skyline.

Physical fitness and intermediate trekking experience are vital for the Everest Base Camp Trek. The program includes acclimatization days to let your body acclimate to the high elevations. Trekking equipment such as strong hiking boots, warm clothing, and a backpack are necessary for a comfortable and safe trip.

The Everest Base Camp Trek is a life-changing experience. It pushes you to your boundaries, rewards you with breathtaking natural beauty, and gives you a deep sense of success.

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Highlights of Everest Base Camp Trek – 14 Days

  • Set foot on the base of the mighty Mount Everest at an altitude of 5,364 meters (17,598 feet).
  • Take an exciting and picturesque flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, with bird’s-eye views of the Himalayas.
  • Delight yourself in the Himalayas’ amazing magnificence.
  • Glimpses of peaks like Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Lobuche, and whatnot.
  • Pass through picturesque villages and experience the warm hospitality and unique Sherpa culture.
  • Explore Namche Bazaar, a lively heart of Sherpa culture and a gateway to Everest.
  • Explore the renowned Tengboche Monastery, which is set among beautiful mountain scenery.
  • Hike to Kala Patthar’s viewpoint for incredible panoramic views.
  • Capture breathtaking sunrise and sunset landscapes for memories that will last a lifetime.
  • Come across a variety of unique flora and fauna along the walk.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400 m / 4,593 ft), Tribhuvan International Airport

Meals :


When you arrive at Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport, our crew will greet and assist you with immigration processes before transferring you to your accommodation.

Spend the day relaxing and adjusting to the lively environment of Nepal’s capital city. You may wander the bustling streets or dine on delicious Nepalese cuisine.

Meet your trekking guide for an orientation to the Everest Base Camp Trek. Review the appropriate documentation and ensure you have all the necessary equipment. Use this time to rest up and prepare for your wonderful experience in the Everest region.

Day 02: Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (2,850 m / 9,350 ft); Trek to Phakding (2,652 m / 8,699 ft)

Trek Distance :

8 km

Highest Altitude :

Lukla (2,850 m / 9,350 ft)

Trek Duration :

35 mins flight & 3-4 hrs walk

Meals :

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

You will land at the Tenzing Hillary Airport in Lukla following your thrilling and picturesque 40-minute flight. You will meet porters at the airport who will carry most of your loads.

The adventure, Everest Base Camp Trek, begins here onwards. You will hike through Chaurikharka Village and descend to Dudhkoshi Ghat to get to Phakding from Lukla. You can spend the rest of the day exploring local monasteries like Rimishung Monastery and preparing for a challenging hike the next day.

Flight Details for Lukla

Learning more about Lukla flight details is essential if you plan a trek to the Everest region. This is because airlines arrange flights based on the number of passengers and the busiest periods: March to May and September to November.

Due to air traffic limitations during peak seasons, Lukla flights from Kathmandu can be diverted to Ramechhap (Manthali Airport). As a result, it would take 5-6 hours drive to reach Ramechhap for the Lukla flight.

On the other hand, you can directly fly from Kathmandu to Lukla during other months, such as December to February and June to September.

Sometimes, factors like bad weather, political affairs, or technical issues can cause flights to be delayed or even canceled. Just in case your trip doesn’t go as planned, it’s a good idea to arrange a few additional days. A successful trek requires being adaptable to changes.

Day 03: Trek from Phakding (2,652 m / 8,699 ft) to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m / 11,286 ft)

Trek Distance :

10-12 km

Highest Altitude :

Namche (3,440 m / 11,286 ft)

Trek Duration :

5-6 hrs

Meals :

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

The day begins with a walk through forests, traditional settlements with cultivated fields, and yak pastures on today’s hike. You can see Thamserku soaring above you as you approach the Sagarmatha National Park‘s entrance.

You will continue to Namche Bazaar after lunch. Then cross some lovely Sherpa villages like Monjo and Jorsale en route to Namche. The town of Namche Bazaar is charming on its own. Namche is also known as the entrance to Everest and is inhabited mainly by Sherpas.

Day 04: Acclimatization Day in Namche (3,440 m / 11,286 ft)

Highest Altitude :

Namche (3,440 m / 11,286 ft)

Meals :

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

At Namche Bazaar, it’s a day set aside for acclimating to a new setting. In the next few days, you will climb to high altitudes with thin air. Therefore it’s crucial to get your body used to a new environment.

Your trek guide will take you to the Everest View Hotel. As you notice the surroundings, the sights look sensational. You can take in the breathtaking views of the majestic summits Ama Dablam, Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Thamserku, Khumbila, and Kwangde from the hotel.

Later, you can also visit Namche’s Everest Photo Gallery, Museum, and other attractions. Since it’s an acclimatization day, you won’t be climbing higher elevations and head back to Namche.

Day 05: Trek from Namche to Tengboche (3,860 m / 12,660 ft)

Trek Distance :

10-11 km

Highest Altitude :

Tengboche (3,860 m / 12,660 ft)

Trek Duration :

5-6 hrs

Meals :

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today’s terrain only includes a few high climbs and descents, giving you plenty of time to focus on your photos. You can snap photos of stupas, prayer flags, mani walls, and mountains.

The trail begins with lush rhododendron forests and occasional Sherpa villages. The trail leads to Phungi Thanga by continuing the gentle elevation along the mountainside above the Dudh Koshi River. The nice walk becomes a more difficult uphill ascent at this point.

After crossing the Imja Khola, a tributary of the Dudh Koshi, you’ll arrive in the lovely settlement of Tengboche. Dusty switchbacks make up the trek leading to Tengboche, but the expansive views from the monastery are well worth the effort.

Tengboche has a unique natural beauty allows for breathtaking views of Ama Dablam, Nuptse, and Lhotse. You can also visit Tengboche Monastery, the largest Buddhist monastery in the Khumbu Region.

Day 06: Trek from Tengboche (3,860 m / 12,660 ft) to Dingboche (4,410 m / 14,464 ft)

Trek Distance :

11.5 km

Highest Altitude :

Dingboche (4,410 m / 14,464 ft)

Trek Duration :

5-6 hrs

Meals :

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today, you will pass numerous Chortens, mani walls, and tiny settlements along the road, including Pangboche, where you can take in the breathtaking views of Mt. Ama Dablam. You will gain altitude during the walk, and as you get closer to Dingboche, you will see fields encircled by stone walls to preserve the crops.

This is the highest Sherpa settlement in the Khumbu Region. The name Dingboche means “Summer Valley.” Yaks will be grazing in the huge pasture as you approach it. The natives succeed in growing barley, buckwheat, and potatoes in this harsh terrain. You could experience the impact of thin air at a high altitude at Dingboche.

Day 07: Acclimatization Day in Dingboche (4,410 m / 14,464 ft)

Highest Altitude :

Dingboche (4,410 m / 14,464 ft)

Meals :

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today is a rest day. You must acclimatize to protect your health and safety while you continue to travel at high elevations. So you will prepare for the exciting journey to Everest Base Camp today by acclimatizing to the high altitude.

You can take a trek to the adjacent Nagerjun hill (5,100m) to see the surrounding mountains from a distance. You can have dazzling views of towering peaks in the range, including Lobuche, Thamserku, Taboche, Kangtega, Ama Dablam, Nuptse, and Cholatse, from Nagerjun. After some refreshing time on the hill, you will descend to explore Dingboche’s towns.

Day 08: Trek from Dingboche (4,910 m / 16,105 ft) to Lobuche (4,910 m / 16,105 ft)

Trek Distance :

11-12 km

Highest Altitude :

Lobuche (4,910 m / 16,105 ft)

Trek Duration :

5-6 hrs

Meals :

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

You will head towards Lobuche after your breakfast. You will make a gradual ascent toward the Pheriche Valley. As you hike above the valley bottom, you will pass through yak pastures and alpine brush. Tawoch and Cholotse are visible, while Ama Dablam is behind you.

The trail continues to Thokla Pass, although the climb there is challenging. Panorama views of Nuptse, Lhotse, Lhotse Shar, and a few additional peaks with 7,000 meters or more elevations will blow your mind. Once you cross the pass, you will arrive in Lobuche.

Day 09: Trek from Lobuche (4,910 m / 16,105 ft) to EBC (5,364 m / 17,598 ft) and back to Gorak Shep (5,180 m / 16,990 ft)

Trek Distance :

14.9 km

Highest Altitude :

Everest Base Camp (5,364 m / 17,598 ft)

Trek Duration :

6-7 hrs

Meals :

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today is a remarkable day as you will climb Everest Base Camp. First, you will hike via the Khumbu Glacier’s lateral moraine before arriving at Gorak Shep Village. Snow-capped mountains encircle the village. The Khumbu Glacier can be seen along the journey.

Then you will climb to the Base Camp after leaving your stuff at Gorak Shep. The tallest mountain in the world is only accessible from here. You will see the greatest peaks’ majesty rising right before you as you tour the area.

You can explore the base camp and take pictures of the occasion with your teammates and guides. After spending some time, you will head back to Gorakh Shep and rest for the night.

Day 10: Morning hike to Kala Patthar (5,545 m / 18,192 ft), Descend to Pheriche (4,210 m / 13,810 ft)

Trek Distance :

13-14 Km

Highest Altitude :

Kala Patthar (5,545 m / 18,192 ft)

Trek Duration :

6-7 hrs

Meals :

Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch

You will be able to see Mount Everest with your naked eye today from the closest point. It’s the second most anticipated day of your EBC adventure. Therefore, you will head to Kalapatthar early after your breakfast. It is the summit of your trekking journey. You will soon arrive at the best vantage point.

You will forget all your troubles as the sun peaks through the highest mountain. You will get to observe the sun’s golden rays as they fall over the sparkling snow of Mount Everest and other soaring peaks in the range from Kalapatthar. Soon enough, you will get back to Gorak Shep. After taking a short break, you will embark on your journey to Pheriche, where you will spend the night.

Day 11: Trek from Pheriche (4,210 m / 13,810 ft) to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m / 11,286 ft)

Trek Distance :

14-15 km

Highest Altitude :

Pheriche (4,210 m / 13,810 ft)

Trek Duration :

7-8 hrs

Meals :

Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch

On this day, you’ll begin your trek back from Pheriche to Namche Bazaar. As you descend the familiar trail, you’ll travel through Tengboche, Phunki Tenga, and Kyangjuma Village. As you retrace your ways, take in varied views of the mountains.

When you arrive in Namche Bazaar, take some time to relax, celebrate your accomplishments, and enjoy the Sherpa community’s warm welcome.

Day 12: Trek from Namche (3,440 m / 11,286 ft) to Lukla (2,850 m / 9,350 ft)

Trek Distance :

18-19 Km

Highest Altitude :

Lukla (2,850m/9,350ft)

Trek Duration :

6-7 hrs

Meals :

Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch

Say farewell to the Khumbu Valley and Mount Everest while admiringly glancing at the beautiful Himalayas. Afterward, you will begin your final, steep walk into Lukla.

You will descend along the Jorsale, Monjo, and Phakding to get to Lukla. The magnificent steep terrain and lush forests will keep you interested the entire journey. This will be your final day of trekking, and spend the night in Lukla recovering.

Day 13: Fly from Lukla (2,850 m / 9,350 ft) to Kathmandu (1,400 m / 4,593 ft)

Trek Distance :

140 km approx.

Highest Altitude :

Kathmandu (1,400 m / 4,593 ft)

Trek Duration :

35 mins

Meals :

Breakfast and Farewell Dinner

A thrilling flight brings your trek to a close. Enjoy the vistas and bid farewell to the hills and mountains. After boarding your flight from Lukla to Kathmandu, you will soar again while taking in the tallest mountains’ views.

Through your window, you can determine the majority of them. A representative will take you to your accommodation after you land at TIA. And hence, you can enjoy your time exploring Kathmandu’s streets concluding the Everest Base Camp Trek.

Day 14: Final Departure

Meals :


Our travel team will assist you with your departure after breakfast on your final day in Kathmandu. Your transfer to Tribhuvan International Airport will be arranged under your travel itinerary. Say farewell to the bustling city of Kathmandu as you continue your journey, leaving with you memories of your Everest Base Camp Trek.

What is included in Everest Base Camp Trek – 14 Days

  • Airline tickets and airport departure fees from Kathmandu to Lukla and back.
  • 2 nights at a 3-star hotel in Kathmandu with complimentary breakfast (twin sharing basis).
  • Pickup and drop-off at the airport in private vehicles (arrival and departure).
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner (BLD) with tea/coffee served throughout the trek.
  • During the trek, you will stay in tea houses/lodges with the best twin sharing rooms.
  • English-speaking guide who is friendly, professional, and experienced from Glorious Eco Trek Nepal.
  • One porter for the two trekkers.
  • Food, accommodation, salary, equipment, medicines, and insurance for trekking staff.
  • Permits and entry fees for the trek.
  • Duffel bag for porters while carrying during the trek.
  • Every mode of ground transportation, including pickup and drop-off at the airport.
  • Maps for trekking and a certificate of appreciation form Glorious Eco Trek Nepal.
  • A medical kit/ first aid kit for trekking and is carried by our trekking guide/leader.
  • All government taxes and operating expenses.
  • Farewell dinner or Welcome Dinner organize by Glorious Eco Trek Team at the end of the trek or before the trek.

What is Excluded

  • Personal trekking equipment/supplies and gears.
  • Personal expenditures (water, shopping, snacks, bottled and boiled water, cold drinks, hot showers, alcohol, Wi-Fi, etc. during the trek).
  • Your travel and emergency rescue insurance, helicopter rescue, and any insurance-related matters.
  • Kathmandu’s lunch and dinner.
  • Guide, porter, and driver tips (giving by nature).
  • The remaining expenses not listed on Cost include.

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Get To Know Your Guided Everest Base Camp Trek Package


After your long journey to Nepal, one of our friendly, Glorious Eco Trek Nepal representatives eagerly awaits your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport. They will carry a pamphlet with our company’s logo and your name.

They will warmly welcome you with a traditional flower garland. From there, we will transfer you to your hotel of choice in Kathmandu by private vehicle.

We recommend staying at one of several wonderful hotels located near the popular Thamel. You can rest, relax, and acclimate to the new environment here. 

We have relationships with high-quality hotels ranging from 3-star to 5-star accommodations. Our representatives will happily provide recommendations based on your location, amenities, and budget preferences.

After arranging your luggage in the hotel, one of our guides will provide a trek briefing for your upcoming journey to the Everest region.

Nepal Visa

Upon arriving at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, you can easily obtain a Nepal tourist visa at one of the dedicated visa booths in the airport arrival hall. You need to fill out the necessary visa application forms.

The visa fees are:

  • USD 30 for a 15-day multiple-entry tourist visa
  • USD 50 for a 30-day multiple-entry tourist visa
  • USD 125 for a 90-day multiple-entry tourist visa

Please make sure you have the exact USD cash amount ready, as the booths do not provide change. The entire visa process is quite quick and efficient.

If you are planning any extra travel within Nepal before or after your Everest Base Camp trek, we recommend getting at least a 30-day visa on arrival to provide enough time. 

People from countries such as Nigeria, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Cameroon, Somalia, Liberia, Ethiopia, Iraq, Palestine, and Afghanistan must acquire visas before their arrival. 

Please check out this link if you need more information regarding the Nepal Visa.

Trek Briefing

The day before your trek departs, our company will provide an important briefing filled with details to prepare you for the adventure ahead. This 1-2 hour session allows us to address last-minute questions and ensure you are well-informed about what to expect on the trail.

During the briefing, our company will provide an overview of the Everest Base Camp Trek itinerary. This includes daily hiking distances, elevation gains, notable landmarks, and tea house accommodations along the way. 

We will also discuss proper acclimatization to the high altitude, including rest, hydration, and nutrition suggestions.

We highly recommend bringing along your notebooks, camera, and questions to this very important pre-trek session. Our goal is to equip you with the insights and confidence needed to have an epic adventure in the Himalayas! 

Please let us know if you would like us to cover any specific topics during your briefing.


Your 14-day Everest Base Camp trek package includes a variety of comfortable accommodation options along the way:

In Kathmandu, we provide standard rooms in our 3-star hotel for your 2 nights before and after the trek. You also have the option to upgrade to 5-star hotels in the city for an additional fee.

For the trek itself, you will stay in local tea houses (guest houses) in the villages and towns along the route. 

During the trek, we provide rooms with private attached bathrooms from Lukla through Namche Bazaar. In other stops like Tengboche, Lobuche, Dingbuche, and Gorak Shep, you will have standard rooms with shared bathrooms.

There is usually an extra fee of $3-5 USD if you would like access to hot showers and WiFi at the tea houses. Our guides can help arrange these add-ons for you upon arrival if available.

The tea houses provide twin-share rooms with comfortable beds, pillows, and blankets. While facilities are more basic than in the cities, the incredible views and welcoming hosts make this authentic accommodation a highlight of the Everest experience! 


Your Everest Base Camp trek package includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner each day during the 12 days of trekking. At the tea houses, you will be able to choose your meals off a menu with a variety of options.

You will have your choice of delicious local Nepali cuisine like daal bhaat (rice, lentils, and vegetables), as well as Western favorites like pasta, sandwiches, pizza, and more. 

The tea houses pride themselves on providing hearty fuel to energize trekkers throughout each day’s hike.

Our goal is to keep you well-fed with the foods you enjoy most throughout your entire Everest Base Camp Trek experience. Please let us know if you have any special dietary needs or restrictions, and we will accommodate them.


When packing for your Everest Base Camp trek, we recommend bringing only the necessary items to travel as lightly as possible on the trail. Any luggage not needed during the trek can be securely stored for free at your hotel in Kathmandu.

For checked baggage, the weight limit is 10 kg (22 lbs), while for hand carry, it is 5 kg (11 lbs) on the flights to and from Lukla. Porters are also able to carry up to 9 kg (20 lbs) per trekker.

Packing light allows you to hike more comfortably and limits the need for extra porter support. Focus on bringing versatile layers, minimal toiletries, and only essential hiking gear. 

You can follow our detailed packing list to help you choose appropriate clothing and equipment for the trek. If you need any recommendations on luggage brands or packing strategies, please let us know! 

Regular Day on the Trek

Each day on the trail to Everest Base Camp will bring new beauty, adventures, and discoveries! You’ll wake up to sweeping Himalayan vistas outside your tea house window. After enjoying breakfast from 7-8 am, you’ll pack up your light day pack and hit the trail with your guide.

As you trek, you’ll meet friendly locals who will give you a warm Namaste welcome. Your guide will offer information about the rich culture, history, and nature along the way. Snap plenty of photos of exotic flowers and snow-capped peaks!

After 3-4 hours of scenic hiking in the morning, you’ll stop for a hearty lunch. This is a great time to rest your legs and catch your breath. Then, it’s back on the trail for a few more hours in the afternoon before arriving at your overnight tea house accommodation.

Following dinner, relax with tea or a game of cards as you recap an awesome day’s adventure with new friends. 

Electricity and Water

While trekking to Everest Base Camp, basic amenities like electricity and clean water can be limited in the remote mountain tea houses. However, you can still safely meet your needs with some preparation.

Many tea houses now provide electricity to charge devices like cameras, phones, and e-readers for an extra fee. We also recommend bringing a lightweight power bank to charge on the go. 

Bottled mineral water can be purchased at an extra cost along the route for drinking water. Consider carrying a reusable water bottle and filling it with boiled water each morning. 

Drinking tap water directly is not recommended, so water purification tablets are useful. Your guide will advise you on accessing safe water.

You can still stay powered up and hydrated by being equipped with power banks, water bottles, and tablets.

Internet/WiFi Access on Everest Base Camp Trek 

While internet and WiFi access can be limited in the remote Himalayan tea houses, you will still have options to stay connected and communicate during your Everest Base Camp trek.

Many tea houses now provide WiFi service for an extra fee, allowing you to connect to the internet when needed – especially in the lower elevation stops like Lukla and Namche Bazaar. 

Upon arrival in Kathmandu, we recommend purchasing a local SIM card for your unlocked phone. This will provide cell service throughout most of the trek. Satellite phones can also be rented if you need expanded coverage for critical business or emergencies.

Staying connected with loved ones or work is totally feasible on your trek with some preparation. Our guide will be reachable 24/7 on their cell phone as well. 

Finale of the Trek

After the success of reaching Everest Base Camp, you will make the return trek from Gorak Shep back to Lukla over 3 days. Upon arriving in Lukla, you will board a breathtaking flight back to Kathmandu to wrap up your epic journey!

On your final day, one of our representatives will transfer you to the airport for your departure flight home. We will bid you a fond farewell after an incredible adventure in the Himalayas. 

We hope you depart with amazing memories and new wisdom, perspective, and friendships to last a lifetime.

Benefits of Everest Base Camp Trek with Glorious Eco Trek Nepal

Experienced Guides

Glorious Eco Trek Nepal offers skilled and experienced guides who are familiar with the Everest region. They will secure your safety, provide essential route information, and improve your entire trekking experience.

Itineraries on Demand

The organization provides customized itineraries, including popular treks like the Everest Base Camp Trek, to accommodate a variety of preferences and fitness levels. They may adapt the schedule to match your personal needs, whether you prefer a shorter or longer excursion.

High-Quality Services

Glorious Eco Trek Nepal is dedicated to providing excellent service throughout the Everest Base Camp trek. We provide comfortable lodging, sanitary food, and dependable transportation, ensuring your comfort and contentment during the entire trip.

Security and well-being

Glorious Eco Trek Nepal places a high value on your safety. To provide a safe trekking experience, we have established safety regulations and take the required steps. We also have emergency evacuation procedures in place and provide first aid supplies.

Cultural Experience in the Area

During the journey, Glorious Eco Trek Nepal encourages cultural immersion. We arrange interactions with local Sherpa communities so you can learn about their unique traditions, way of life, and hospitality.

Sustainable Tourism

The company is dedicated to the ideas of sustainable tourism. We follow Leave No Trace principles, limit environmental effects, and support local activities aimed at preserving the Everest region’s natural and cultural legacy.

24/7 Customer Support

Glorious Eco Trek Nepal provides 24-hour customer service. Our crew is accessible to answer any questions or issues you may have before, during, and after the trek, assuring a pleasant and trouble-free experience.

Travel to Everest Base Camp with Glorious Eco Trek Nepal and benefit from our expertise, personalized services, and dedication to your safety and happiness.

Comprehensive Guide for Everest Base Camp Trek

Many outdoor enthusiasts consider the Everest Base Camp Trek a dream trip. Here is a detailed guide to help you plan and prepare for this amazing journey:

Season of Trekking

The most suitable seasons for Everest Base Camp Trek are spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November). The weather is pretty consistent, with bright skies and good trekking conditions.

Physical Fitness

Physical fitness is crucial for an effective hike. Exercise on a regular basis, including cardiovascular activities, weight training, and endurance exercises. Gradual training and stamina development will assist you in coping with the trek’s demands.

Trekking Permits

Obtain the appropriate permits for the trek to the Everest region. The Sagarmatha National Park Permit and the TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System) Card are two examples. Glorious Eco Trek Nepal can help you get these permissions.


Teahouses and lodges provide basic lodging along the walking path. These are cozy but not extravagant. A sleeping bag is recommended for increased warmth and comfort.

Acclimatization to High Altitude

Acclimatization is essential for avoiding altitude sickness. Rest days are included in the Everest Base Camp trek plan to allow your body to acclimate to the increasing altitude. Keep hydrated, move at a modest and steady pace, and pay attention to your guide’s directions.

Clothing and Equipment

Layer your clothing to adjust to shifting weather conditions. A sturdy set of trekking boots, warm clothing, a waterproof jacket, a hat, gloves, sunglasses, and a backpack are all required. Contact Glorious Eco Trek Nepal or visit our website for a complete equipment list.

Health and Safety

During the journey, safety should be a top focus. Follow the advice of your knowledgeable trekking guide and proceed with caution on the trails. Carry a basic first-aid kit containing medication for common diseases, and drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.

Manners and Local Culture

Local Sherpa culture and traditions should be respected. Respect local norms, dress modestly, and obtain permission before photographing. Interact with the locals to learn about their unique culture and way of life.

Trekking in a Responsible Manner

Trek responsibly by limiting your environmental effects. To limit plastic waste, avoid littering, properly dispose of waste, and use reusable water bottles. Respect the natural environment and comply with the Leave No Trace guidelines.

Hiring a Trekking Company

Consider working with a reliable trekking company, such as Glorious Eco Trek Nepal, for Everest Base Camp Trek. We give highly professional guides, logistical support, and a fun and safe trekking experience.

Packing List for Everest Base Camp Trek

Here is a complete list of equipment required for the Everest Base Camp Trek, categorized by different sections:


  • Warm hat or beanie
  • Sun hat or cap
  • Buff or neck gaiter


  • Trekking poles
  • Headlamp with extra batteries
  • Water bottle or hydration bladder
  • Water purification tablets or filter
  • Snacks and energy bars
  • Trekking towel
  • Personal toiletries and medications
  • Sunscreen and lip balm with SPF
  • Insect repellent
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Travel adapter and charger for electronic devices
  • Trekking map and guidebook
  • Cash (Nepalese rupees) for purchases along the trail

Upper Body Wear

  • Thermal base layers (tops and bottoms)
  • Long-sleeved trekking shirts
  • Fleece jacket or sweater
  • Insulated down jacket
  • Waterproof and windproof jacket

Lower Body Wear

  • Trekking pants
  • Thermal base layers (bottoms)
  • Waterproof and windproof pants
  • Trekking shorts (optional)


  • Lightweight gloves
  • Insulated gloves or mittens


  • sleeping bag (cold-weather rating)
  • Liner for sleeping bag (optional, but increases warmth and cleanliness)
  • Mattress or sleeping pad (optional, but enhances comfort)
  • First-aid kit 
  • Trekking permit and TIMS card
  • Passport and other required travel documents
  • Information on travel insurance
  • Extra memory cards/batteries and a camera
  • Portable power bank for charging electronic gadgets


  • Trekking boots 
  • Hiking socks (wool or synthetic)
  • Gaiters 
  • Camp shoes or sandals

Best Time for Everest Base Camp Trek

The most pleasant times to visit Everest Base Camp Trek are during the pre-monsoon (spring) and post-monsoon (autumn) seasons, when the weather and trekking conditions are the best.

Spring (Mar-May)

Spring is regarded as one of the greatest seasons for trekking to Everest Base Camp Trek. The weather is often pleasant, with bright skies and consistent temperatures. The rhododendron forests along the trail are in full flower, brightening the landscape. Average daily temperatures range from 10°C to 15°C (50°F to 59°F) at lower altitudes and steadily decrease as you ascend.

Autumn (Sep-Nov)

Autumn is another great time to go to Everest Base Camp. Typically, the weather is consistent, with bright skies and superb visibility of the beautiful mountains. At lower elevations, average daytime temperatures range from 10°C to 20°C (50°F to 68°F). Autumn also offers a festive spirit to the region since significant Nepalese holidays such as Dashain and Tihar are celebrated.

The spring and autumn seasons draw many trekkers, creating a vibrant environment on the trail and in the tea houses. During these high seasons, scheduling your trip and accommodations well in advance is best.

While these are the most popular seasons, it’s vital to remember that weather in the Himalayas can be unexpected. Before planning your Everest Base Camp Trek, check the weather forecasting and consult with trekking agencies like Glorious Eco Trek Nepal for the most up-to-date information.

Please remember that winter (December to February) can be exceedingly chilly, with harsh weather and limited tea house availability. During the monsoon season (June to August), heavy rains make the trail slick, and clouds often cover the sights. These are not the best times to trek to Everest Base Camp.

Difficulty Level and Fitness Requirement

The Everest Base Camp trek is a challenging journey that requires high physical fitness and endurance. Long hours of walking over uneven terrain, hiking steep slopes, and navigating high altitudes are required. The climb entails a significant elevation increase, with the highest point being Everest Base Camp at 5,364 meters (17,598 ft).

It is suggested that participants have prior trekking experience and be in excellent health before embarking on this journey. Regular physical activity, such as hiking, jogging, or cycling, in the months before the walk can significantly improve your fitness and preparation.

It is also critical to properly acclimate to the increasing altitude during the walk. This calls for a modest and steady pace to allow your body to adapt to the thinner air. Adequate rest, hydration, and listening to your body are all critical.

While the journey does provide physical challenges, persons with a modest degree of fitness can accomplish the Everest Base Camp journey with the proper preparation, training, and a positive outlook.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to trek to Everest Base Camp?
The duration of the Everest Base Camp Trek varies, but it usually takes 12-14 days. This includes trekking to Everest Base Camp and returning to Lukla, where the expedition began.
When is the best time of year to trek to Everest Base Camp?
The pre-monsoon (spring) and post-monsoon (autumn) seasons are excellent for the Everest Base Camp Trek. March to May and September to November have consistent weather, clear skies, and good hiking conditions.
What is the difficulty level of the Everest Base Camp Trek?
The Everest Base Camp trip is a somewhat moderately challenging trip. It entails trekking for several hours each day at high altitudes, with steep and rocky sections of the trail. Prior hiking experience and a healthy level of fitness are required.
What is the elevation of the Everest Base Camp?
Everest Base Camp lies at an elevation of 5,364 meters (17,598 feet) above sea level.
Is prior trekking experience required for the Everest Base Camp Trek?
While prior trekking experience is not required, it is strongly advised. Hiking experience and physical fitness will improve your enjoyment and safety during the walk.
How should I prepare physically for the trek?
Regular cardiovascular exercises, such as hiking, jogging, or cycling, are recommended to prepare physically for the Everest Base Camp Trek. Leg, core, and upper body strengthening activities will also be beneficial. Hikes to gradually acclimate and practice walking with a backpack are also recommended.
When I arrive in Nepal, will I be able to obtain a visa?
Yes, you can obtain a visa for Nepal upon arrival. The airport immigration officers will assist you with the visa application process. Please ensure you have all the necessary papers and funds available to guarantee a smooth application.
What is the cost of the Everest Base Camp Trek?
The cost of the Everest Base Camp Trek varies according to criteria such as the length of the trek, the services included, and the trekking company you choose. The average cost per person might range from $1,500 to $2,500. Contact Glorious Eco Trek Nepal or other trekking organizations for precise and up-to-date pricing information.
What permits will I require for the trek?
You will need two permits for the Everest Base Camp Trek: the Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit and the Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Permit. Your trekking company can help you secure these permissions.
What kind of accommodation is offered along the trekking route?
Teahouses and lodges are provided for accommodation along the Everest Base Camp Trek. These are simple guesthouses with beds, blankets, and sometimes shared facilities. Although the quality and facilities vary, they provide a comfortable location to rest and sleep along the walk.
What about the food on the trek?
The food served on the Everest Base Camp Trek is often a mix of Nepali and international cuisine. The menu includes Dal bhat (rice, lentils, and curry), noodles, pasta, soups, momo (dumplings), bread, eggs, fresh fruits, and other dishes. These teahouses and lodges also offer hot beverages such as tea, coffee, and hot chocolate.
Is there safe drinking water along the trail?
Although safe drinking water is accessible throughout the trail, it is advised that the water be treated or purified before consumption. To make the water safe to consume, use water purification tablets, filters, or boil it. Bottled water is also available for purchase at teahouses and lodges, although using refillable water bottles and treating the water yourself is more environmentally friendly.
How can I deal with altitude sickness while trekking?
Acclimatization is essential for avoiding altitude sickness during the trek. This involves taking rest days, gradually increasing your elevation, being hydrated, and listening to your body. Consult your trekking guide or a medical expert for further information on prevention and treatment of altitude sickness.
Is there an age limit for the Everest Base Camp Trek?
The Everest Base Camp Trek has no severe age limitations. However, individuals' physical fitness and endurance levels must be considered, especially for children and the elderly. It is advisable to speak with your trekking agency or a medical professional to determine the trek's suitability for your unique circumstances.
Is there any communication infrastructure along the trail?
Although communication facilities are accessible along the Everest Base Camp Trek, they may be limited in some spots. Wi-Fi is frequently available at teahouses and lodges, but they may charge a fee for usage. Furthermore, mobile network coverage is accessible in some areas of the trekking path; however, it may be irregular or unreliable.
Can I charge my electronic devices while on the journey?
Yes, charging facilities for electrical devices such as cameras, phones, and power banks are available at most teahouses and lodges along the Everest Base Camp Trek. Keep in mind, however, that charging may incur additional charges, and carrying replacement batteries or power banks is recommended as a backup.
Is mobile network coverage available during the trek?
Some sections of the Everest Base Camp Trek have mobile network connectivity. Signal strength and coverage can vary, and there may be regions where network reception is limited or non-existent.
Is my trip guaranteed?
Yes, after you have confirmed your booking and made the required deposit or payment, your trip with Glorious Eco Trek Nepal is guaranteed. We ensure that all essential arrangements are made ahead of time to give you a smooth and enjoyable trekking experience.
Can I use my credit card at the stops along the way?
Along the walk, credit cards are not often accepted. While some teahouses and lodges accept credit cards, carrying Nepalese rupees (cash) is usually best for your trek expenses. Before beginning the trek, you can exchange cash in Kathmandu.
How are the toilet facilities on the Everest Base Camp Trek?
Toilet facilities vary along the Everest Base Camp Trek. Some teahouses and lodges provide Western-style flush toilets, but squat toilets may be found in more rural regions. For personal hygiene, it is recommended that you bring your own toilet paper and hand sanitizer.
Is there an ATM located along the trail?
ATMs are limited during the Everest Base Camp Trek. The last ATM is usually found near Namche Bazaar. You should bring adequate cash for your trekking needs, including meals, lodging, and other services.
Can I hire porters to help me with my luggage?
Yes, you can hire porters to help you carry your bags on the trek. Porters are knowledgeable persons who can assist you in lightening your load and enjoying the walk without the pressure of heavy bags. Our trekking agency can help you arrange porters according to your needs.
How do I book my trip?
Visit our website or contact us directly by email or phone to book your Everest Base Camp Trek with Glorious Eco Trek Nepal. Our staff will provide you with all relevant information, such as tour details, costs, and booking methods. We will walk you through the payment procedure and provide the relevant papers once you confirm your appointment.
Do I need travel insurance to join you on your trek?
Yes, travel insurance is required for Glorious Eco Trek Nepal treks. Insurance that covers emergency medical bills, helicopter evacuation, and trip cancellation/interruption is essential. We recommend purchasing insurance that particularly covers high-altitude climbing in Nepal.
Are your guides certified by the Nepalese government?
Yes, all of our guides are certified by the Nepalese government and have genuine trekking guide permits. They have years of expertise, are well-versed in the local culture and surroundings, and are trained in first aid. Our guides are dedicated to assuring your safety, assisting you, and making your walk memorable.
How much weight can the porter carry?
Porters in the highlands may often carry up to 25 kilograms (55 pounds) of weight for two persons. Putting your goods in a sturdy, waterproof bag that porters can comfortably carry is critical.
Why should you go with Glorious Eco Trek Nepal?
Glorious Eco Trek Nepal is a reputed trekking firm that has organized treks like Everest Base Camp Trek and other destinations in Nepal. We provide customized services, knowledgeable guides, well-planned itineraries, and a strong emphasis on safety and customer pleasure. Our staff is committed to providing you with an amazing Himalayan trekking experience.

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