The Everest Base Camp Trek is a classic and popular trekking route in Nepal that takes you through the stunning Khumbu region and up to the base camp of the world's highest mountain, Mount Everest.
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Group Size

2-16 pax

Trip Duration

14 days

Max. Altitude

5,643 m



Best Season

Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec


Private Ground Transfer | Commercial Flight to Lukla


BB in Kathmandu | All meals on the trail


Hotel in Kathmandu | Local Lodge on the Trek

Everest Base Camp Trek Highlights

  • Stunning views: The trek offers breathtaking views of the Himalayas, including Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, and many more.
  • Trekking through the Sagarmatha National Park: The trek takes you through the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Sagarmatha National Park, which is home to a diverse range of flora and fauna, including the elusive snow leopard.
  • Meeting the Sherpa people: The trek offers the opportunity to meet and interact with the friendly Sherpa people, who are renowned for their mountaineering skills and hospitality.
  • Visiting iconic landmarks: The trek takes you to iconic landmarks such as Namche Bazaar, the Sherpa capital, and Tengboche Monastery, one of the most important Buddhist monasteries in the region.
  • Challenging but accessible: The trek is challenging but accessible, with a well-established trail and a range of accommodation options available along the route.
  • Cultural immersion: The trek offers the opportunity to immerse yourself in the local culture and traditions of the Sherpa people, experiencing their unique way of life and learning about their history and customs.
  • Personal achievement: Completing the trek to Everest Base Camp is a significant personal achievement, requiring physical fitness, mental toughness, and a sense of adventure.
Overall, the Everest Base Camp Trek is a fantastic adventure that offers a combination of natural beauty, cultural immersion, and personal challenge. Making it a once-in-a-lifetime experience that will stay with you forever.

Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary

  • Day 01

    Arrival kathmandu

    Upon arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, you will be welcomed by a representative from IAMTreks who will escort you to your hotel. After settling in, you can explore the vibrant streets of Thamel, a popular tourist district in Kathmandu.

    Please look for the I.A.M TREKKING board at the opposite railing of the terminal.


    Accommodation: Hotel in Kathmandu
  • Day 02

    Fly Kathmandu to Lukla (2,850 m) and trek to Phakding (2,610 m)

    Your journey begins with a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, situated at an altitude of 2,850 meters (9,383 feet). From Lukla, you will embark on a short 2-hour trek to Phakding, located at an altitude of 2,610 meters (8,563 feet)

    Accommodation: Local Lodge at Phakding
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner (Fruits and Canned Desert Optional)
    Transportation: Private Transfer
    Kathmandu - Lukla flight duration: 25 minutes
    Total Hiking Distance: 7.9 km
    Approximate Hiking Time: 3 hrs
    Total Ascend: 245 m
    Total Descend: 430 m
    Max. Elevation: 2,880 m

    Accommodation: Local Lodge
    Meals: B,L,D
  • Day 03

    Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m)

    The trek continues as you make your way from Phakding to Namche Bazaar. Namche Bazaar sits at an elevation of 3,440 meters (11,286 feet). The journey will take 5 hours.
    Accommodation: Local Lodge
    Meals: B,L,D
  • Day 04

    Rest day in Namche Bazaar

    This day serves as a rest day in Namche Bazaar, allowing you time to acclimatize to the altitude and explore the vibrant local culture of the area.
    Accommodation: Local Lodge
    Meals: B,L,D
  • Day 05

    Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360 m)

    Continuing your ascent, you will trek from Tengboche to Dingboche. Dingboche is located at an altitude of 4,360 meters (14,343 feet). The journey will take 5 hours.
    Accommodation: Local Lodge
    Meals: B,L,D
  • Day 06

    Rest day in Dingboche (4,360 m)

    Another rest day awaits you in Dingboche, providing an opportunity to acclimatize further and enjoy the stunning mountain vistas surrounding you.
    Accommodation: Local Lodge
    Meals: B,L,D
  • Day 07

    Dingboche to Lobuche

    Today we will see the impressive peaks of Cholatse 6,440m and Tawache 6,495m. We then climb a steeply path towards the Khumbu Glacier and Lobuche east peak. We will see many stone Pyramids, built as memorials to the many Sherpas who have died while climbing Mt Everest. The path then mellows on the route to Lobuche. The journey will take 5 hours
    Accommodation: Local Lodge
    Meals: B,L,D
  • Day 08

    Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5,164 m). Visit Everest Base Camp

    From Lobuche, situated at an altitude of 5,164 meters (16,942 feet), you will make your way to Gorak Shep. After reaching Gorak Shep, you will embark on a hike to the iconic Everest Base Camp, located at an altitude of 5,364 meters (17,598 feet). The total walking time will be 6 hours.
    Accommodation: Local Lodge
    Meals: B,L,D
  • Day 09

    Hike to Kala Patthar (5,643 m) and Trek to Pheriche (4,241 m)

    On this day, you will hike to the renowned viewpoint of Kala Patthar, standing at an elevation of 5,643 meters (18,514 feet). Following this, you will trek to Pheriche, situated at an altitude of 4,241 meters (13,911 feet). This will take 6 hours.
    Accommodation: Local Lodge
    Meals: B,L,D
  • Day 10

    Pheriche to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m)

    The trek resumes as you make your way from Pheriche to Namche Bazaar, descending to an altitude of 3,440 meters (11,286 feet). The trek will take roughly 6 hours.
    Accommodation: Local Lodge
    Meals: B,L,D
  • Day 11

    Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,850 m)

    From Namche Bazaar, you will trek for 6 hours back to Lukla, which lies at an altitude of 2,850 meters (9,383 feet)
    Accommodation: Local Lodge
    Meals: B,L,D
  • Day 12

    Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu

    Concluding your trek, you will take a flight from Lukla back to Kathmandu, descending to an altitude of 1,400 meters (4,593 feet).
    Accommodation: Hotel
    Meals: B
  • Day 13

    Free day in Kathmandu

    Today is a free day for you to explore the city at your own pace. You can go shopping, visit some of the famous landmarks such as the Swoyambhu Mahachaitya (Monkey Temple) or Buddha Stupa. Or simply relax at your hotel. In the evening, you will have a farewell dinner with your trekking team to celebrate the completion of your trek.

    There is also an option to have a tour guide for the city today at an extra cost.


    Accommodation: Hotel
    Meals: B,L,D
  • Day 14

    End of program

    End of program
    Meals: B

Everest Base Camp Trek Services

Everest Base Camp Trek Includes & Excludes

    Package Includes:

    • Airport pick-up and drop 
    • 4-night hotel BB in Kathmandu 
    • Lodges during the trek 
    • Flight ticket from Kathmandu to Lukla and vice versa 
    • Trek guide, up to 4 packs one assistant guide, up to 10 then 2 assistant guide 
    • One porter for two members to carry the double bags. 
    • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu 
    • Entry fees

    Package Excludes:

    • International air ticket 
    • High-risk Medical Insurance 
    • Lunch and Dinner during Kathmandu stay 
    • Alcoholic beverages and telephone calls 
    • Tips for the trek guide, porter, and staff 
    • Emergency rescue evacuation if needed 
    • Nepal visa fee 
Equipment List for Everest Base Camp Trek

    Clothing List

    • Hiking shorts
    • Hiking trousers
    • Fleece Windstopper jacket
    • Light thermal tops
    • Non-cotton underwear briefs
    • Down vest
    • Waterproof, breathable fabric shell jacket
    • Polypropylene shirts (1 half sleeve and two long sleeves)
    • Waterproof shell pants with breathable fabric
    • Waterproof Gore-Tex jacket
    • Lightweight thermal bottoms
    • Fleece or wool trousers

    Footwear List

    • Lightweight inner socks
    • Hiking boots with spare laces
    • Heavy poly or wool socks
    • Cotton socks Gaiters
    • Trainers or running shoes

    Headwear List

    • Sunglasses with UV protection
    • A warm hat (wool or synthetic)
    • Prescription sunglasses
    • Bandana or headscarf
    • Headlamp with extra batteries and bulbs

    Personal Medical Kits

    • Small, personal first-aid kit (simple and light)
    • Aspirin, first-aid tape, and plasters (Band-Aids)
    • One skin-blister repair kit
    • Anti-diarrhea pills
    • Anti-headache pills
    • A cough or cold medicine
    • Anti-altitude sickness pills: Diamox or Acetazolamide
    • Stomach antibiotic: Ciprofloxacin, etc. Do not bring sleeping pills as they are a respiratory depressant
    • Water purification tablets
    • 1 set of earplugs


    • Toothbrush
    • Toothpaste
    • Toilet paper
    • Medium-sized towel
    • Anti-bacterial handwash
    • Multi-purpose soap
    • Deodorants
    • Nail clippers
    • Wet wipes

    Miscellaneous (if required)

    • Camera with extra Batteries
    • Headphone
    • Power Banks
    • Oximeters
    • Chargers
    • Maps
    • Adapter Plugs
    • Journal for Writing
    • Travel knife
    • Book / Kindle for reading
    • Smartphone
    • Snacks
    • Protein bars, Snickers, granola bars, dark chocolates
    • Lightweight pillowcase

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