Everest Base Camp Trek - 12 Days

  • Price USD 1295
  • Trip Duration 12 Days
  • DestinationNepal
  • Trip Difficulty Strenuous
  • Trip StyleTrekking
  • AccomodationHotel/Teahouses
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About Trip


  • Reaching Everest Base Camp and the view from Kala Patthar
  • Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Makalu and other incredible Himalayan views
  • Khumbu Glacier and Icefall views
  • Prayer stones and mani walls
  • Sherpa culture and hospitality

Everest Base Camp Trek - A Spectacular Himalayan Adventure

Everest Base Camp Trek

Welcome to the iconic Everest Base Camp Trek, an adventure of a lifetime that brings you within eyeshot of the world's highest mountain, Mt. Everest (8848m). This trek takes you through the pristine wilderness of Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Centre, and the highest national park globally, teeming with rare flora and fauna unique to the region.

Embarking on the Journey:

The adventure begins with a short, scenic flight to Lukla, where your excitement builds as you step foot in the heart of the Himalayas. The following day, you pass through charming Sherpa villages and their lush fields, eventually arriving at Namche Bazaar, a bustling hub of trekking and trade where you can interact with the warm-hearted Sherpa ethnic community.

Enchanting Monasteries and Alpine Landscapes:

The trail leads you through several Tibetan Buddhist monasteries, with the Tengboche Monastery being the most prominent. Surrounded by the majestic alpine landscape, the journey fills you with an invigorating energy that keeps you going.

Reaching Everest Base Camp:

Then, you arrive at the Everest Base Camp (5364m), greeted by the awe-inspiring beauty of this alpine region. The magnificent Himalayan peaks, including Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, and others over 8000 meters, grace the horizon. The views of the treacherous Khumbu Icefall and surrounding glaciers are simply incredible. A visit to Kala Patthar (5540m) offers a panoramic view of the high peaks and the Khumbu Glacial Valley, leaving you feeling rejuvenated and fulfilled.

Choosing the Right Season:

While trekking is possible year-round, the best weather conditions can be experienced in Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November). In Spring, the landscape blooms with vibrant colors and rhododendrons, while Autumn promises clearer skies, perfect for capturing breathtaking views.

Fitness and Acclimatization:

The Everest Base Camp Trek demands fitness and proper acclimatization to avoid acute mountain sickness. Our experienced team at Shikhar Adventure ensures complete management and support throughout the trek, ensuring your safety and comfort.

Embark on the Everest Base Camp Trek and immerse yourself in the grandeur of the Himalayas. Witness the world's highest mountain, explore unique flora and fauna, and experience the warm hospitality of the Sherpa community. Contact Shikhar Adventure today for more detailed information and embark on this unforgettable Himalayan adventure.

Detailed Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel.

A representative from Shikhar Adventure will welcome you our hotel. We will prepare you with information and gear for your trek.

Trip Map:

Everest Base Camp Trek - 12 Days Map

Cost Details:

Cost Includes

  • Transportation to and from Tribhuvan Airport.
  • Two nights in a 2-3 star hotel in Kathmandu, breakfast included.
  • All transportation for the trek, including flights to and from Lukla.
  • Local guest house accommodation in mountain.
  • Government-authorized, experienced guide and porters
  • Insurance, food, accommodation, and wage for guides and porters
  • Hygienic meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek.
  • All equipment (sleeping bag, down jacket and duffel bag)
  • First Aid Kit
  • Maps
  • Service charge and government taxes
  • Sagarmatha National Park entry fee
  • Post-trek celebration dinner in Kathmandu

Cost Excludes

  • International airfare
  • Meals in Kathmandu (besides breakfast)
  • Your personal expenses, shopping, etc.
  • Shower and electronic charging fees at guest houses during the trek
  • Alcoholic drinks, chocolates, tea and coffee
  • Tips for guide and porter
  • Extra accommodation and meals outside of itinerary
  • Costs from unexpected occurrences (i.e. cancellations, weather problems, damages of property, illness, etc.)


Shikhar Adventure is not responsible for any problems due to weather, damages of property, etc. However, we will manage and support you to the best of our abilities with any problem that may arise.  Flights to and from Lukla can be delayed due to weather conditions and delays may last up to several days.  It is best to book flights to and from Kathmandu with a several day margin to avoid missing a flight back to your home country.  If flights go smoothly, we will help arrange activities for you during your margin days.  In the case that you have a tight schedule and the flights out of Lukla are delayed, it is possible to take a helicopter flight back to Kathmandu for an additional cost.