12 days Everest base camp Trek Cost and Itinerary -2024

May 18, 2024 nepalguide
12 days Everest base camp Trek Cost and Itinerary -2024

12 Days Everest base camp fixed departures 2024 /2025


12 Days Everest Base Camp Vai kalapathar top
Fixed Departure Joining : March ,April , May , August , September & October 2024/2025
Everest is more than a mountain and the Himalayan trail or trip  to its base camp is more than just a trek. Along a route dubbed by some as “the steps to heaven,” every bend in the trail provides another photo opportunity – beautiful forests, Sherpa villages, glacial moraines, and foothills. For active Nepal Guide Info Team not afraid to break a sweat, our full trekking support staff will bring you close to local cultures before opening a window to the top of the world.

12 Days Via day Everest base camp itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft) Overnight at Hotel.
Day 02: Fly to Lukla (2,800m/9,186ft) & trek to Phakding (2,652m/8,700ft), 3-4 hrs
Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,283ft), 5-6 hrs
Day 04: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar
Day 05: Trek to Tyangboche (3980m/12884ft), 5-6 hrs
Day 06: Trek to Dingbuche (4480m/14,776ft), 4-5 hrs
Day 07: Acclimatization day at Dingbuche
Day 08: Trek to Lobuche (4,928m/16164 ft), 5-6 hrs
Day 09: Trek to Gorakshep (5,160m/16,929ft) & hike to Everest Base Camp (5,320m/17,450ft), 5-7 hrs
Day 10: Early hike to Kala Pathar (5,545m/18,204ft) and trek Firiche (4,258m)
Day 11: Trek to Namche (3,440m/11,283ft), 4-5 hrs
Day 12: Trek to Lukla (2,800m/9,186ft), 6-7 hrs
Day 13: Fly back to Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft)
Day 14: Departure from Kathmandu. Back to home

 About the cost:

Cost for a Single per person: 1550 $USD

If you are two person :1165$ USD ( Joining a group )

Cost Includes
• Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car both airport
• 2 nights accommodation in 2 star category hotel in Kathmandu located tourist center.
• Meals on full board (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the in trekking.
• All accommodations during the trek.
• Everest trekking map.
• Both ways domestic flight from Kathmandu/ Lukla/ Kathmandu with airport tax.
• An experienced Government licensed holder guide during the trek. And Strong Sherpa Porter during a trip ( one potter for 2 person)
• Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, equipment’s, transportation, local tax for Guide and Porters
• Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
• All necessary Government paper works and national park entry permits and TIMS Card etc.
• Travel & Rescue arrangement.
• All government taxes and Vat.
Cost Excludes
• Meals yourself Kathmandu (L+D).
• Your Travel insurance.
• International airfare.
• Nepal entry visa (You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Nepal’s Airport in Kathmandu).
• All kind drinks (Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks/hot shower)
• Personal shopping and laundry etc.
• Personal trekking Equipment’s.
• Tips for trekking guide. (Tipping is expected, but it is not mandatory)
• If do any tour and sightseeing and other activities etc.

Everest Base Camp Advice & Tips for 2024 /2025

If you acclimate properly, altitude sickness is not an issue. Above 3000m, your sleeping elevation gain should not increase over 300 to 500 m per night. There are many villages and tea house along this trek so you can easily ascend only 300 to 500 m per night. Sleeping elevation is so important because you spend so much time sleeping. Every individual is different and the same person can experience different reactions to altitude on different trips. Above 3000m, first try ascending only 300 m per night. If you handle that well, then you could try pushing it to 500 m per night, but don’t go above that! There is a delay of 7 to 12 hours after arriving at altitude before you start to experience altitude related symptoms. You can arrive at an elevation and feel great, but then you could wake up in the middle of the night with severe altitude related issues. Acclimate properly. You can take Diamox (Acetazolamide) to help with acclimating. Consult a physician to determine if you should take it. People that have certain medical conditions (like liver or kidney disease, allergic to sulfur drugs, etc.). There are other people that shouldn’t take this medication so consult with your doctor.
Usually, must Clients take 14 days, Kathmandu to Kathmandu to do this trek. This allows enough time to acclimate properly. Trails could be covered with snow. Generally, January is a cold, dry month, but it could snow. You will be staying in lodges. Bring a sleeping bag rated to – 15 C. If you don’t have this warm of a bag, you can rent one in Kathmandu our company provide a sleeping bag and down jacket .
You do not need climbing gear – just trekking gear – layers of hiking clothes – no cotton. Bring warm boots and a change of socks. Don’t forget head gear (hats) and gloves. Also plenty of sunscreen, lip balm and good sunglasses.

Everest base camp altitude:

The ascent via the southeast ridge begins with a trek to Base Camp at 5,380 m (17,600 ft) on the south side of Everest in Nepal. Expedition members usually fly into Lukla (2,860 m) from Kathmandu and pass through Namche Bazaar
Mt.Everest Base Camp Nepal is listed one with the higher rated altitude sickness Trek in Nepal. I have seen experienced and even professional trekkers get airlifted from this trek to Kathmandu for experiencing severe cases of high-altitude sickness. Which is why it is very important to follow certain itinerary when going for treks over 5,000m high mountains.
For example, the trail to EBC requires a change of 1500m in just one day alone! The flight from Lukla to Kathmandu takes you from 1,300m to 2,850m in just 30 minutes! For someone who is not so used to this kind of change, your body may not adapt quickly. I would certainly not going to recommend EBC trek without acclimatization day in the middle. If you at least give 12 days Kathmandu to Kathmandu this is reasonably fine
In comparison to climbing Everest, the Everest Base Camp Trek is extremely safe during all year That being said, the Everest Base Camp Trek still poses a variety of risks because of its location and altitude

Everest base camp weather:

 Weather forecast for Mount Everest at the specific elevation of 8850 m. Nepal-Everest weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Mount Everest/Everest Base Camp. To see the weather forecasts for the other elevations, use the tab navigation above the table. For a wider overview of the weather, consult the Weather Map of Nepal
How cold is it at  during Everest Base Camp?
The temperature at night at the Everest Base Camp will be around -20 to -25 degrees Celsius. But the temperature at the valley will be moderate, there will be no problem if you choose to stay in tents at the Base Camp or stay at Gorkshap 5150m in tea house .

What is the best time to visit Everest Base Camp?

The best months to trek to Mt. Everest base camp trek from Nepal side It is pre-monsoon (February, March, April and May) and post monsoon (late September, October, November and December) It is possible to make the hike in February and last of August  but we prefer the above for our treks into Everest base camp

How long is the trek to Everest Base Camp

Typically, the trek to Everest Base Camp takes 12 days/13 days to complete on a 130km round-trip. It takes eight days to get to Base Camp and four/five days to get back down to lukla,  broken down overall into nine/ten days of long trekking and three short trekking acclimatization days.

How much does it cost to trek to Everest Base Camp?

This is a most popular way to arrange a trek to Everest Base Camp. Prices range per person from USD$1000 up to $1,500 for an average 12 – 15 day trek. Prices should include: permits, round trip flights from Kathmandu to Lukla, accommodation, meals