Everest Base Camp Trekking-15 Days  

  • Everest Base Camp (5,364m)
  • Beautiful Sunrise at Everest
  • Trekking in Everest region
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Trip at a Glance

  • Trip Name: Everest Base Camp Trekking-15 Days
  • Trip Code: TMER-01
  • Trip Duration: 15 days
  • Trip Grade: Strenuous
  • Activities: Hiking/Trekking Tour
  • Accommodation: Hotel/ Tea house
  • Meals: All meals during trekking, Breakfast in Kathmandu
  • Transportation: Private vehicle & domestic flight
  • Best Season: Autumn & Spring (Other season: Considerable)
  • Country: Nepal, Asia
  • Max Altitude: 5,545m
  • Group size: Any

Trip Overview

Everest Base Camp Trekking-15 Days  Trip Map

Everest Base Camp Trekking is one of the finest trekking packages in the Nepalese Himalaya. Our 15 days trekking package to the Everest Base Camp provides the chance to experience the magnificent splendor of the snowy peaks. The Everest Base Camp trek exposes you to an exceptional view of the outstanding mountain range whilst taking in the remarkable alpine environment and settlements. There is nothing more spectacular than seeing the highest peak in the world in its entire splendor. Mt. Everest (8,848m) maybe the fundamental attraction however it is also supported by the three highest peaks of the world including Lhotse which is 8,516m, Makalu (8,481m) and Cho Oyu; (8,201). This range of mountains rises to majestic heights which are all visible in the trek to Everest Base Camp (5,364m)

Everest base camp trekking trip provides a unique opportunity to witness outstanding scenery, explore trails and experience the extraordinary character and natural wonders of the Himalayas. You will trek through majestic forests, groves of rhododendrons, waterfalls and ancient Sherpa villages. You’ll feel an incredible sense of accomplishments as you follow the path of Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay who were the first to successfully climb Mt. Everest in 1953.

Everest Base Camp trek starts from the lovely mountain village of Lukla (2,840m) just a 30-minute scenic flight from Kathmandu. Heading north this trek then proceeds through characteristic Sherpa villages before reaching the prime destination of the Everest Base Camp and Kala Pattar.

Detailed Itinerary


Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m), transfer to hotel, welcome dinner

A representative from Trekking Mart welcomes you at arrival gate of Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu. Then you will be taken to hotel and rest of day will be spend in relax. At evening we offer you a welcome dinner in typical Nepali restaurant where you can enjoy Nepalese cultural dance presentation as well.


  3***Hotel

  Dinner

Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing and trek preparation

Our second day is for a sightseeing tour to several of the cultural UNESCO world heritage sites of Kathmandu city. An expert city guide will guide us to sacred Hindu temples, Buddhist shrines and historical monuments as you become acquainted with Nepalese culture and traditions. Swayambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath temple, Boudhanath stupa and their extreme art and architecture are our center of attraction. Thereafter, Trekking Mart will organize a trek orientation program and also assist you on trekking preparation (equipment’s packing, etc). 


  3***Hotel

  Breakfast

Day 3: Fly to Lukla, trek to Phakding (2,652m)

After an early morning breakfast, you’ll then be transferred to the airport to fly to Lukla. This is 30 minute scenic flight over the striking Himalayan mountain ranges, landscapes and quintessential villages. At Lukla you’ll meet all crew members and begin the trek northward to Phakding village.

  Lodge/Guesthouse

  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4: Trek from Phakding to Namche (3,440m)

Today's trek will take about 5-6 hours starting with a walk through pine forests along the Dudh Koshi River and crossing over a series of suspension bridges. After a steep climb over Chhutara, we’ll get to see the first view of Mt. Everest (8,848m) over the Lhotse-Nuptse ridge. We’ll finally reach Namche Bazaar for an overnight rest. 

  Lodge/Guesthouse

  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5: Namche Bazaar: Acclimatisation

This is essentially a day of rest at Namche in order to acclimatize our bodies with such elevation. You will have the opportunity to hike to Khumjung village (3,786m) and explore monasteries and local Sherpa villages. Namche itself is a famous town with some modern facilities. Enjoy your visit around, you’ll then stay overnight.

  Lodge/Guesthouse

  Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 6: Trek from Namche to Tengboche (3,870m)

Following breakfast, we’ll start trekking towards the village of Tengboche. Today you’ll experience the amazing sights of several peaks including Mt. Everest (8,848m), Thamserku (6,623m), Ama Dablam (6,812m), Lhotse (8,516m), Nuptse (7,861m) to name just a few. Whilst passing through forests, you’re likely to encounter extraordinary wildlife.

  Lodge/Guesthouse

  Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 7: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360m)

A morning hike will give you the opportunity to take some fantastic pictures of the Tengboche monastery. The trek then offers great views on the way to Pangboche village whilst passing chhortens and Mani walls. Lunch will then take place overlooking Mt. Ama Dablam. The afternoon trek is less demanding as we enter the Imja Valley. Finally, we’ll ascend the steep path before reaching Dingboche village (4,360m) where we’ll stay the night.

  Lodge/Guesthouse

  Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 8: Dingboche: day rest

This will be our second day of rest. Simply relish and relax in a place of such natural beauty for the day or take a short climb to the top of the ridge and admire three of the six highest peaks in the world including Lhotse, Makalu and Cho Oyo. Stay overnight.

  Lodge/Guesthouse

  Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 9: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4,940m)

Trek along the arid terrace with outstanding views of the surrounding valleys and Mt. Pumori (7,138m). The trail descends and crosses a fast-flowing stream on a wooden bridge. We will then stop at Duglha for lunch. After a short rest we’ll then climb over the steep terminal moraine of Khumbu Glacier. Passing prayer flags and stones raised in memory of those who have died climbing, we will be reminded of the sheer scale and extremity of Mt Everest. We’ll stay the night in Lobuche. 

  Lodge/Guesthouse

  Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 10: Trek from Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5,170m), hike to Everest Base Camp (5,364m)

Today is the longest trekking day of the adventure to reach our goal; Everest Base Camp. Walking through such a moraine and slippery trail is difficult, but the incredible 360°mountain view will inspire further strength and motivation. Since there is no place to stay at Everest Base Camp we’ll return to Gorak Shep for an overnight stay.  

  Lodge/Guesthouse

  Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 11: Hike to Kala Patthar (5.545m) and trek to Pheriche (4,280m)

Today reaches another climax - Kala Patthar (5,545m), a dramatic sunrise viewing point. At Kala Patthar, trekkers are surrounded with countless high peaks offering great photo opportunities. Having spent some time to relax and take in unrivaled natural beauty, we’ll then walk back to Gorak Shep. The trek will then continue back downhill to Pheriche for a well earnt night’s rest. 

  Lodge/Guesthouse

  Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 12: Trek from Pheriche to Namche Bazaar (3,440m)

Continuing our descent, the trail will take us across the Dudh Koshi River and along the Dudh Kosti gorge rapidly descending through the pine forests. There will be the opportunity to see the Himalayan Thar and Pheasant. We’ll finally reach to the Namche Bazaar for an overnight stay. 

  Lodge/Guesthouse

  Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 13: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,800m)

Breakfast is followed by a trek towards the Lukla valley. Taking in the superb view of landscapes and mountains in the distance, you’ll also have the chance to meet and converse with local people in the area. Overnight stay at Lukla.  

  Lodge/Guesthouse

  Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 14 - 15: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu

Finally, a day with no trekking as we’ll take a scenic morning flight back to Kathmandu. Upon arrival and transfer to a hotel, you then have the rest of the day to do whatever you like. This may be simply relaxing or exploring Kathmandu. You may even wish to do some last minute shopping for yourself, friends and family. Overnight in Kathmandu. 

  3***Hotel

  Breakfast only

Day 15: Final departure transfer

3 hours prior to your flight time, we will transfer you to the airport to fly to your onward destination.

  Breakfast only.

What is included?

  • Airport pickup and drop
  • Kathmandu city tour by car
  • Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flights
  • Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast 
  • Lodge to lodge accommodation during trekking
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner during the trek
  • English speaking trekking guide
  • Porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers =1 porter)
  • Salary, insurance, food and lodging for guide and porter
  • Trekking permits and National parks fees
  • Welcome dinner
  • You will receive a Lifetime Hiking Membership entitling you, your spouse and kids to a lifetime discount of 10% off any Trekking Mart trip after your first one!

What is not included?

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu except welcome
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, Bottled or boiled water, shower etc.)
  • Tips for guides and porters

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