Everest base camp trek 12 days itinerary

May 17, 2022 nepalguide
Everest base camp trek 12 days itinerary

Everest Base Camp Trek-12 days, Organized by Nepal guide info team. 12 Days EBC  the standard way to reach at the base of world highest Mt. Everest Base Camp 5362m enclosed within towering peaks of Nuptse and Lhotse, where Everest looks sandwiched in between. Everest Base Camp Trek on twelve days takes you to wonder beautiful views of Himalayan chain of peaks on daily walks from green alpine trees of rhododendron (national flower of Nepal where flowers blooms in late spring), blue pines and silver firs to windswept barren landscapes towards high Khumbu valley. Starting our adventure to Everest Base Camp Trek-12 days to reach at famous Lukla 2880m town with short scenic flight from Kathmandu, a gateway town towards high Everest region for various exotic destinations with beautiful Khumbu valley, as walks leads into nice and lovely Sherpa villages enriched with immense traditional life of Buddhism religion.

Everest Base camp Team 2020

On walk witness religious symbols and monuments as route leads into Dudh-Kosi River gorge, entering at Sagarmatha National Park listed as world Heritage Sites since 1979, an important park to conserve its rare flora and fauna from further destruction. Slowly walks leaves the river gorge heading high hills and famed Namche Bazaar with its colorful Saturday market held every week, an interesting place to be for acclimatization and to soak into cultural life of Sherpa of Khumbu within the shade of mighty peaks. After a wonderful time at Namche 3440M heading into green woodland with constant views of high snow capped peaks includes Everest, Amadablam and other smaller range of lesser mountains. As adventure gains higher ground to reach scenic spot at Thyangboche surrounded by green trees and snow capped peaks, with time to visit its monastery of great interest, where every year a colorful festival called Mani-Rimdu is held in the month of October or November according to Buddhist calendar. From Thyangboche leaving the tree-lines for arid mountainous landscapes to reach our highlight and goal of the adventure at Everest base camp with close views of great Khumbu Ice-fall and glaciers, with climb to high Kalapathar 5550m offers tremendous panorama of giant peaks with Mt. Everest at its closest distance. After a great adventure around high Khumbu valley reaching our target at Everest base camp and scenic rocky hills on top Kalapathar, where walk leads back to Lukla 2880m. For exciting flight to reach hustle and bustle city life of Kathmandu, with time-less memories and high experience on Everest Base Camp Trek

Trip Profile

Everest base camp 12 days shortest trekking.

Guide hike to EBC with proper safety back up

Responsible trekking 01 porter: 02 trekkers

Full board meals and private accommodation on trek

Trek and explore Lukla, Namche, Thyangboche, Kalapathar and Everest base camp 5362m.

Customize to family and group of members as required

How Long Is The Everest Base Camp Trek?

The standard Everest Base Camp Trek is 130KM round-trip which gets broken down into 12 days. Of those 12 days, it takes 8 days to get to Everest Base Camp 5362m and 4 days to get back Lukla 2880m. 12 days always include time and space for acclimatization..




Day 01: Fly from Kathmandu to Kathmandu to Lukla at Tenzing-Hillary Airport early morning 30 minutes scenic flight then and trek to Phakding 2,612 m / 8,570 f – -04 hrs.

Day 02: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m / 11,287 ft via Sagarmatha National park check post – 06 hrs.

Day 03: Acclimatization and Rest day in Namche Bazaar.

Day 04: Trek to Thyangboche Monastery 3,860 m /12,665 ft – 05 hrs.

Day 05: Trek to Dingboche 4,410 m /14,468 ft – 05 hrs.

Day 06: Acclimatization (rest) day in Dingboche.

Day 07: Trek to Lobuche 4,940 m /16,208 ft – 05 hrs.

Day 08: Trek to Gorak-Shep 5,164 m / 16,942 ft after lunch hike to Everest Base Camp 5,364 m /17,598 ft) back to Gorakshep.

Day 09: Early morning hike to Kala Patthar 5,545 m /18,192 ft and trek to Pheriche 4,137 m / 14,340 ft – 06 hrs.

Day 10: Trek to Namche Bazaar – 06 hrs.Day 11: Trek to Lukla 2,860 m / 9,383 ft – 06 hrs.

Day 12: From Lukla fly to Kathmandu end of our service with transfer to your hotel.

What’s included?

Domestic airport pickups and drops.

All meals (B/L/D) while trekking as indicated by the itinerary.

All mountain Tea house/Accommodation (Sharing basis room)

Sagarmatha National park fee and Local permit.

English speaking trained and experienced trekking Guide.

All insurance for guide(s) and porter(s)

Guide (s) and Porter(s) costs including their salary, equipment, transportation, food and teahouse

Welcome or farewell dinner.

Free International Airport drops or pickups.

All Government and Local taxes.

Nepal Planet Treks Log duffle bags




What’s not included?

Trekking Equipment.

Excess Baggage Charges.

Medical and Rescue Insurance.

Hot and cold Drinks.

Personal Expenses (Laundry Service, Phone Calls, Battery Charge, Bar bills, Hot Shower Boiled water etc.

Porter ($20 usd per day)

Tips for guide(s), Porter (s)