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14 Days Everest Base Camp Trek Highlights

  • Stunning scenery of lush green farms, flowing rivers, glaciers and different Buddhist monasteries.
  • Immerse yourself in a genuine cultural experience and gain insight into the local community's way of life.
  • Astounding flight from Kathmandu to Lukla.
  • Magnificent view of snow-capped mountains along with the majestic beast Mt Everest.
  • Panoramic views of some of the world's highest peaks, including Mt. Makalu, Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt. Lhotse, and Mt. Lhotse Shar.
  • Visit Tyangboche, the region's oldest and largest monastery.
  • Climb at Kala Patthar at an elevation of 5555m offering the best views of the Himalayan giants.
  • Encounter unique wildlife in a UNESCO world heritage site Sagarmatha National Park.
  • Pass via the Dudhkoshi River's gorgeous emerald valley.

The 14-Day Everest Base Camp (EBC) trek is one of the world’s most famous and iconic treks, and it is on nearly everyone’s bucket list.

During this trek, you will be able to see the breathtaking views of the Khumbu region’s chain of mountains, which includes Mt. Makalu, Mt. Cho Oyo, Mt. Lhotse, and Mt. Lhotse Shar. Beautiful rice-terraced fields, waterfalls, and Sagarmatha National Park (UNESCO world heritage site) are all found on the well-worn path.

You may also come upon Syangboche Airport, where you will be treated to some spectacular vistas. This 14-day remote path route takes you to Kala Patthar’s stunning high point, from which you can see the panoramic views of the Himalayas.

A flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, Nepal’s capital, is the first phase of the journey. Trekkers begin their ascent from Lukla to Namche Bazaar, the Sherpa capital at an elevation of roughly 3400 meters.

On your route through mountain valleys, you’ll pass through the lively settlement of Namche Bazaar and the famed Tengboche monastery. The 14 Days EBC trek also provides views of the world’s deepest glacier.

Namche is the key acclimatization site, where trekkers can relax, take in the view, and prepare for the Everest Base Camp journey ahead. On the Everest Base Camp Trek of 14 Days route, a typical day of hiking will last roughly six hours. A short trek to the top of Kala Pattar affords amazing views of the world’s tallest mountain before retracing our steps back to Lukla.

Trekking from Khumbu Valley to Everest Base Camp during the spring season is the most ideal (March-May) as the skies are visible and provide an amazing view throughout the journey. You will have drained about half of the oxygen in the air by the time you arrive at base camp.

That is why you must train before commencing your trek. Because altitude sickness is so common in high-elevation areas, it is prudent to take the necessary precautions in the event of any symptoms.

Additional Reading:  Everest Base Camp Trek Booking

Best season for 14 Days Everest Base Camp Trek

Pre-monsoon season, from March to May, is the optimum time to trek 14 Days Everest Base Camp where the weather is pleasant and sunny. Trekking in the post-monsoon season, which runs from September to December, is another popular option.

During this season, the sky is clearer, and the views of the Himalayan splendor are more consistent. If you travel in October, you might be able to see the well-known Mani Rimdu festival.

Rain falls practically every day during the monsoon season, from June through August, making the trek up the EBC slippery and dangerous. This seasonal change has a significant impact on the trek’s route.

The passes are closed during the winter season, from December to February, with heavy snow and snowstorms. Although the Everest Region’s scenic splendor and snow-capped mountains appear to be breathtaking, severe winter makes this path tough to access.

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Accommodation and Meals during 14 Days EBC Trek

On the EBC trek route, the grade of accommodation includes all the amenities, such as hot water, indoor restrooms, and electricity. In most rooms, there are two single beds with a thin mattress.

You will be accommodated in a beautiful and clean basic trekking lodge on a twin-sharing basis for the climb. Internet access, charging stations, and hot water are available for an additional fee. The lodges get more rudimentary as you travel further into the mountains.

The Namche acclimatization site has several fantastic lodges where you can get all the refreshments and coffee you want. Most lodges have a diverse selection of options ranging from the most basic to the most complex.

The food on the tour is diverse, with all the regional delicacies available. The cuisine offered in the Tea Houses is delicious and reasonably priced, especially considering the high altitude at which it is served.

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14 Days Everest Base Camp Trek Difficulty

The trek’s difficulty is determined by height, topography, and weather conditions. A climb to Mount Everest Base Camp is physically demanding due to most of the climbing being done above 3,500 meters, but it is doable by anyone in good health. Trekkers must be physically capable of hiking for an average of six to seven hours each day through difficult terrain.

It is highly recommended that you spend a few months doing upper body strengthening exercises, climbing fitness (such as trekking with a rucksack), and integrating breathing exercises. With the right gear and the right mindset, you will be able to make the climb to Everest Base Camp.

With shifting weather, temperatures at high elevations are expected to be exceptionally low. This necessitates physical fitness on the part of the trekkers. It’s a task even if you don’t have 20 kg of gear on your back.

Mountain sickness symptoms will develop if you continue walking at a rising altitude, thus it’s best to acclimate in the lower region. Altitude sickness can be avoided by taking a respiratory stimulant. Once you reach the upper viewpoints, your efforts will be rewarded by the region’s stunning scenery.

Your fatigue fades, leaving you with a vivid memory. Trekking alone in the Everest region is also possible but it is not encouraged due to the potential of unforeseeable accidents at Everest base camp.

Related article: Everest Base Camp Difficulty, Accommodation, Training

14 Days Everest Base Camp Trek Cost

The tour option, mode of transportation, and lodging all have an impact on the cost of a 14 Days EBC Trek. The price will also be influenced by your budget and the number of people in your group.

When you choose the EBC tour package from us following things will be included:

  • Airport transfer (Arrival/Departure)
  • Briefing and cultural show the night before the trek
  • Awe-inspiring flights to and from the mountains
  • Teahouse accommodation for the duration of the trek
  • Full-course meals throughout the trek
  • English-speaking, skilled trekking guide
  • Local porters for extra need help with the gear
  • Insurance of all staff( Guide & Porter)
  • Local village tax
  • Medical kit for emergencies
  • Sagarmatha National Park entry fees and necessary trekking permits.
  • Full pre-departure trip information

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Before embarking on the journey, trekkers must also obtain the permits listed below.

  • Entry permit for the Sagarmatha National Park
  • Fee for the Khumbu Pasang Lamu Rural Municipality
  • Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS)

To obtain the necessary permits, a government-registered local trekking agency will be required.

You can tailor your trip to your specific requirements. It is recommended that you purchase insurance to help you in the event of an evacuation or other unforeseen circumstances.

How Long Does The Everest Base Camp Trek Take?

On average Everest Base Camp Trek takes around 11 to 14 days. We have 2 days for acclimatization, one at Namche and another at Dingboche. But if you wish to shorten the trekking duration you can.

Acclimatization is done so that the trekkers can get used to the high altitude conditions and adapt to the changing environment. But if one day of acclimatization is enough for you, then you can use another scheduled day of acclimatization for trekking itself.

Even if you are an experienced trekker and have a fit body, at least one day of acclimatization is mandatory. So we strongly suggest having at least one day of acclimatization planned in your trekking itinerary.

However, if you wish to lengthen the trekking period by adding a few days more for acclimatization or just for spending some more time in places like Namche or Tyangboche then such adjustments can also be made.

Notable: Everest Base Camp Trek for Beginners : 7 Tips You Should Follow

Can I directly fly to Lukla for my Everest Base Camp Trek?

During the peak seasons(Sep-May) International travelers currently face a suspension of flights between Kathmandu and Lukla. To reach the Lukla Airport, you need to get to the Ramechhap Airport first. Kathmandu to Ramechhap airport is around 132 km in distance. 

The driving distance is not too far; it takes around 4-6 hours. If you take the flight from Ramechhap Airport to Lukla, it takes approximately 20 minutes. 

In winter and during the rainy season, you can hop on a beautiful plane ride from Kathmandu to Lukla Airport. It only takes about 30 minutes to get from Kathmandu airport to Lukla.

Note: If you have any confusion or queries regarding the flight details then you can contact us anytime.

Worth reading: Everest Base Camp Trek: A Complete Trekking Guide 

Internet/Wifi Facility on Everest Base Camp Trek

In this 21st century, from the urban to the remote area of the Khumbu Region, you can have access to the internet. For the internet connection for mobile, you can purchase an Ncell Sim to use for the internet connection. You can get this SIM card easily at the airport terminal after you pay around $1. You need to pay extra for the data pack depending on how much data you require.

Ncell company has installed various towers From the Lukla and going all the way up to Gorak Shep. It makes the internet fast enough to browse and even make video calls. Signal at the higher altitude in certain spots where the connection may drop.

Most of the Trekkers have given positive feedback about the internet connection. They have said it is good enough for them to keep in touch with friends and family and to go live during the trek.

During the trek, you will stay at the trek house so you can ask for wifi facility with them. For the wifi you need to pay a little extra. They will charge you per hour, and the wifi cost can vary at higher altitudes. At the lower altitude, at some point, you can find a free wifi spot, but the signal is bad. There we recommend you take the data pack for the mobile internet facility.

Drinking Water facility on Everest Base Camp Trek

While trekking in the Everest Base Camp Trek, it is necessary to keep your body hydrated. Proper hydration helps you to prevent altitude sickness. 

At the lower altitude, there are numerous hotels, cafes, restaurants, and shops where you can buy Drinking water at a cheap price. If you go higher, there is a tea house where you will buy the drinking water bottle, but it will cost you double. 

Also, there are several tap water and natural water where you can fill the water bottle. We recommend you take the reusable water bottle and water purification tablets for safe drinking water. Using reusable water helps keep nature free of pollution, which is everyone’s responsibility.

Transportation Options

There are several options for you to get to the Everest Base Camp from the starting point, which is Lukla. The common method to get the Lukla is By air. There are few domestic airlines that provide the Kathmandu to Lukla Flight. 

Also, you can reach Lukla by road, which is around 138 KM. You can take either a Local bus, Taxi, Private Jeep, or vehicle, depending on your Budget. Below is the list of transportation that you can take including the average cost. Remember, this cost can vary depending on the situation, time, and season.

  1. Round trip flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and back: $440
  2. Round trip flight from Ramechhap to Lukla and back: $360
  3. Shared Hiace transfer from Kathmandu to Ramechhap: $25
  4. Private car from Kathmandu to Ramechhap: $170 for 2 to 3 people
  5. Shared Hiace/Jeep from Kathmandu to Ramechhap Airport: $25 per person
  6. Private Jeep from Kathmandu to Ramechhap Airport: $220 for 4 to 7 people
  7. By helicopter, It costs USD 4,500 to charter the whole flight.
  8. BY helicopter It costs USD1,000 per person on a group flight.

Valuable reading: Kathmandu To Ramechhap Manthali Transportation( Bus/Car/Jeep/Hiace)

Altitude Sickness and Prevention during Everest Base Camp

Altitude sickness is a common problem that may arise during the Everest Base Camp Trek. It can happen to anyone as it does not discriminate against trekkers. It’s extremely important to know the symptoms and preventive measures. If it is not cured in time, then it might be fatal.

Here are the Altitude sickness symptoms

  • Headache
  • Lethargy
  • A drop in performance
  • Lack of coordination
  • Insomnia
  • Appetite loss
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

Its preventive measures

  • Don’t ascend too far and too fast.
  • Take rest days to acclimate.
  • Sleep at a lower altitude if possible.
  • Always carry the preventive medications.
  • Avoid drinking and smoking during the trek
  • Hydrate your body all the time
  • Get plenty of sleep.
  • Eat a balanced diet food.
  • Avoid heavy exercise during the trek.

Booking Procedure

  • Read the terms and conditions of our trekking agency.
  • Read the itinerary carefully and the cost of the package.
  • Booking can be done through our website by contacting us through WhatsApp.
  • To confirm the trip, travelers need to make an upfront payment of 20% of the total trip cost.
  • You have the option to pay the booking confirmation amount through either a credit card or wire transfer. Please note that both payment methods are subject to additional bank service fees, which may amount to up to 4% of the total sum.
  • After the payment is done we will send you the trip confirmation letter online.
  • Final payment is a must at our office before the start of the trek
  • Regarding the trip cancellation and change of booking date, you can contact us for more information.
  • Changing the transportation, accommodation, and itinerary may charge additional cost or less depending upon the expense.
  • We are not responsible if you violate rules and regulations during the trek.
  • If we find you suspicious or undisciplined, we have the authority to decline, accept, detain, or retain any members.
  • Travelers must be physically and mentally fit.
  • Please read the terms and conditions well before booking the trip.

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What to pack for 14 Days EBC Trek?

  • Torch- and headlamp to travel in the dark
  • Rucksack/Backpack
  • Water filter
  • Strong boots (Waterproof)
  • Sunglasses, sunhat
  • Dry Towel
  • Camera and Portable Charger
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Shampoo and soap
  • Thermal insulation Layer
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Hiking Poles: Assists in keeping the ascent going while traversing high terrain.
  • Windproof mittens
  • Water bottle that can be refilled
  • Rain gear for Monsoon season

Related Article: Nepal Trekking Packing List

DETAIL ITINERARY FOR 14 DAYS EVEREST BASE CAMP TREK

INCLUDES / EXCLUDES FOR EVEREST BASE CAMP TREK 14 DAYS

Includes

  • All transportation by private vehicle including airport transfers as per itinerary.
  • 2 nights tourist standard hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • Kathmandu or Ramechhap to Lukla up and down flight fare.
  • All permit such as Sagarmatha national park and TREK card.
  • All accommodation at tea houses during the trek.
  • Three daily meals Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner during the trek.
  • Highly Experienced professional trekking guide with his food, accommodation, salary and insurance.
  • First aid medical Kit.
  • Sleeping bag and duffel bag (to be returned).
  • Agency service charge and Government Tax/VAT.
  • Farewell dinner after the completion of trek.
  • Trekking map for a group and trekking achievement certificate.

Excludes

  • International airfare and visa fees
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Porter to carry your belongings during the trek (We provide porters on request extra charge is applicable)
  • All kind of beverages like water, cold/hot drinks
  • Personal trekking equipment and expenses.
  • Hot shower, Battery charge, Wi-Fi during the trekking period.
  • Tips and gratitude to the staff.
  • Additional cost incurred by natural disaster and beyond our control e. g. weather, ilness, strike, landslide etc.

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Frequently Asked Questions.

Can I get a problem breathing at Everest Base Camp?

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Yes, you can experience breathing difficulties at Everest Base Camp due to the high altitude. Everest Base Camp is located at an elevation of 5,364 meters, and the air at such altitudes contains less oxygen compared to sea level.

How hard is it to trek to Everest Base Camp?

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Trekking to Everest Base Camp is somewhat difficult and requires being reasonably fit and prepared. The difficulty of the trek can vary from person to person; however, one of the most difficult is altitude sickness.

Can I explore the local culture and interact with the communities during the Everest base camp trek?

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Yes, Learning about and establishing connections with the local people and culture is one of the nicest aspects of trekking to Everest Base Camp. The Sherpa people are inhabitants of the Khumbu area. You can become familiar with and immerse yourself in their unique and fascinating culture.

What should I pack for the Everest Base Camp Trek?

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Essential items to trek Everest Base Camp trek include warm clothing, a good pair of trekking boots, a sleeping bag, personal items, and a camera to capture the stunning landscapes.

What are some highlights of Everest Base Camp Trek?

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Everest Base Camp Trek’s major highlights include breathtaking mountain views, and the chance to explore remote villages, immerse in local culture, and experience the pristine natural beauty of the Mount Everest region. 

Reviews

Apeng Takahashi

Apeng Takahashi

Malaysia

NAMESTE, bestari-bestariour sincere thanks, especially to Mr.Ganesh, Mr. Shariman, Mr.Ramji, Mr.Anmol & Mr. Jana & all those involved in thisexpedition (#ebcendurance Labuan, Malaysia team) which helped the team to reach the Everest Base Camp destination.A very challenging expectation of all kinds, which provides an extremely rewarding experience.Big thank for your guide, hospitality, service, food preparation, safety on track. AWESOMEif given the opportunity to climb in Nepal again, we will choose you again as our top choice as our guide.”चढाई भनेको तपाई कति पहाडलाई जित्नुहुन्छ भन्ने बारेमा होइन। तर यो तपाईको ईगोलाई कसरी जित्ने भन्ने बारेमा छ, अल्लाह एसडब्ल्यूटी निर्माणसँग विनम्र रहनुहोस् र तपाईका भावनाहरुलाई नियन्त्रण गर्नुहोस्”Dhal Bat Power,24 hours,No toilet,No showers,

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Miah R

Philippines

I was delayed by a day with my group as I didn’t make the flight on time to Kathmandu. Rabin was with me from Day 2 (KTM – Lukla) and we pushed for Namche on the same day (Lukla – Namche) in order to catch up, skipping the overnight in Phakding. Awesome guide, he’ll take care of you all the way. Kept on asking if I want to push to Namche or we can stay the night as it is a tough climb and it was raining the whole afternoon but I pushed through.He’ll assist you every step of the way. He offered to carry my water bottle to lighten up my weight (even though I already have a very light day bag but I’m a weak climber lol) and kind of abused that through the rest of the trek to EBC hehe.His witty comebacks and sense of humor and fun will keep you company.His resourcefulness is unparalleled as well. We are in Lukla and had a last minute decision to fly to KTM as the next couple of days were forecasted as bad weather. But that day no planes were arriving and a lot of people waiting in the airport. Imagine, 8:30 am we notified him of our decision to fly that day and by 9:30 we are on the plane going to another airport 4 hrs from KTM and we’ll just take a private van from there. We boarded way ahead of the people in the airport who was waiting since early in the morning. Insane logistics. Highly recommended.And of course Nitesh did an awesome job being our guide and entertaining us with his dances and music along the way. I struggled at certain parts of the trail and he offered to carry my bag just to ease the weight.These two are just the best in doing their job. 10/10!

MT EVEREST BASE CAMP TREK

Geanuel T

Philippines

My most recent climb has been by far the most challenging and life changing. The trail to Mt. Everest Base Camp has opened a lot of realizations and perspective that nobody can bring us down if our mind functions positively.

After 12 days of non-stop conquest, finally my dear friends! I am now at the comfort of my hotel room safe and sound.

I would like to recommend my best buddy and guide Nitesh Pudasaini Kale for heartedly supporting me for this journey. Thank you pal for you positive outlook in life and sharing your successful life story. Namaste! Dalaygon! ❤️

I am GEANUEL from Philippines, a mental health advocate and I am an EBC finisher.

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