Everest Base Camp Trek
Once in a Lifetime

14 Days Best Everest Base Camp Trek - 14 Days

Overview

  • Duration14 Days
  • Trip GradeModerate
  • Trip TypePrivate
  • Max Altitude 5,550m ( Kalapatthar)
  • Arrival CityKathmandu
  • Best TimeSep-Nov and Feb-May

Highlights

  • Come to face to face with some of the highest mountains in the worlds
  • Witness breathtaking aerial views of the Himalayas during a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla
  • The trail goes through Sagarmatha National Park, home to hundreds of flora and fauna
  • Spend nights in beautiful villages and get to see the lifestyle of the locals
  • Experience rich Sherpa culture and visit ancient monasteries like the Tengboche monastery
  • The trail ascends through dense forests, crossing thrilling suspension bridges and streams
  • You will walk on glacial moraine and steep, snowy paths
  • Explore the Everest Base Camp, lap of the world's highest mountain
  • Catch gorgeous sunrise from Kala Patthar

Explore the wonders of the Everest region, come face to face with some of the highest mountains in the world, experience-rich Sherpa cultural heritage, and spend nights in picturesque villages during the Everest Base Camp Trek 14 Days."

Everest Base Camp Trek takes you to the Himalayan utopia, where you will meet heart-warming locals, come across exotic wildlife, and enjoy adventurous trekking. The trail to Everest Base Camp is full of thrilling hurdles like suspension bridges, steep ascents, and glacial walks. All these factors make the Everest Base Camp Trekking a once-in-a-lifetime venture.

Other than Everest Base Camp Trek 14 Days, we also offer other Everest Base Camp Trek packages. Or, you can also tailor-made the itinerary. The trek begins with a nerve-racking flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (2,846 m) together with your Sherpa Trekking Guide. On the first day, you will spend the night in Phakding village (2,610 m). Further, trekking through Sagarmatha National Park, you will reach Namche Bazar (3,440 m).

Namche Bazar is the famous Sherpa village. Here, you will go on a hike to the Everest View Hotel (3,962 m) and visit museums. The trail then takes you to the biggest monastery of the region, Tengboche monastery (3,860 m), through lush forests of rhododendron. The next stop will be Dingboche village (4,410 m) and continue to Lobuche village (4,940 m).

You will walk on the lateral moraine of the Khumbu glacier and rocky paths to reach Everest Base Camp (5,364m). Before descending back, you will spend a night in Gorak Shep (5,164 m) and hike to Kala Patthar (5,643 m) to witness the astonishing sunrise. Throughout the trek, breathtaking sceneries and snow-capped mountains will keep you motivated to move further.

Witness stunning views of Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Kanchenjunga (8,586 m), Mt. Makalu (8,463 m), Mt. Nuptse (7,861 m), Island Peak (6,160 m), Mt. Pumori (7,161 m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6,812 m), Mt. Thamserku (6,608 m), and numerous others on the route to EBC. Along with that, the ancient culture and practices of the locals will make the trip even more intriguing. 

To book our Everest Base Camp Trek Nepal 2022, feel free to contact us anytime. You can check more information about the trek in our Useful Information sections. 

These are some of our other adventurous treks in the Khumbu region- Everest Three Passes Trek, Island Peak Climbing with EBC Trek, and Gokyo Lake Trek. 

Itinerary

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Upon your arrival at Kathmandu Airport, a representative from Scenic Nepal Treks & Expeditions will receive you at Nepal Airport. You will be taken to your hotel and brief you about all trip plans.

  • Accommodation Hotel
  • MealsNone
  • Maximum Altitude1350 m / 4429.134 ft

About 40 minutes of mountain flight will take you to Lukla the gateway of the Everest region trekking in Nepal. In clear weather, the scenes that you see from your plane window are mesmerizing too but during bad weather, the journey can be a bumpy ride as well. We will meet our rest of the crew members in Lukla and head out to Phakding after a brief tea break. 

  • Accommodation Teahouse/Lodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Maximum Altitude(2,651m/8,700ft)

We will trek a relatively easy trail until we reach Larpchen Bridge at the foothill of Namche Bazaar. We have to cross numerous suspension bridges and have to trek past villages like Benkar, Manjo, etc. Near Manjo our permits will be checked and we enter the Sagarmatha National Park. During this day’s trekking trekkers can see Thamserku and Kusum Kangaru clearly. Moreover, after 1.5 hours of uphill walking from Larpchen Bridge in clear weather, you can have the first view of Mount Everest as well. The sight of clustered Namche Bazaar can relieve your tiredness of walking.

  • Accommodation Teahouse/Lodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Maximum Altitude(3,440m/11,284ft)

Acclimatization is a very key thing to do while doing high-altitude trekking. We will hike towards Everest View Hotel after having breakfast. From the balcony of this hotel, you have a panoramic view of mountains like Amadablam, Thamserku, Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Tabuche, and others. Lazily stroll back to lodge in Namche observing Everest Museum and hustling of Namche Bazaar.

  • Accommodation Teahouse/Lodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Maximum Altitude(3,440m/11,284ft)

Everest will be far distant and you will crave to reach there on this day. Green lush forests on either side of the trail and horde of Jokpyo/Yaks carrying goods are a usual sight. The journey consists of flat, downhill, and uphill walking. Get blessed by the sight of Khumbu Valley from the top of Tengboche on either side including gigantic Mt. Amadablam looming at the backdrop. Take a walk around the monastery in the evening before chilling out at the dining hall of the tea house.

  • Accommodation Teahouse/Lodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Maximum Altitude(3,870m/12,694ft)

The day will be picturesque because of rivers, forests, and hilly landscape having mountains on the background. Once trekkers trek past Pangboche and Somare there awaits the valley of Dingboche between Nagarshan hill, Chhukung Valley, and Amadablam Mountain.

  • Accommodation Teahouse/Lodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Maximum Altitude(4,360 m/14,300 ft)

As part of acclimatization before ascending higher that 4400 m height we hike today the Nagarshan Hill (5100 m). Some trekkers prefer to go Chhukung Valley as well. We will come back to our tea house and relax. You can stroll around the village as it is the last large village on this route.

  • Accommodation Teahouse/Lodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Maximum Altitude(4,360 m/14,300 ft)

We ascend all the way up to Lobuche on this day with some occasional rough flat trail. Grassy meadows and bushes are only vegetation that you can see on this day. The most memorable portion of this day’s trekking would be the Everest Memorial in Thukla Pass and sight of Pumori, Lobuche, Cholatse and other mountains. Lobuche is small tranquil village on bank of river facing the Kong Ma La Pass.

  • Accommodation Teahouse/Lodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Maximum Altitude(4940 m/16,207 ft)

After climbing the Lobuche Pass we will have to walk through the moraine. The trail is rugged and rocky which requires careful walking. Once you have reached the Gorakshep we will keep our baggage and have lunch. After lunch we set out to reach Everest Base Camp. After walking for 1.5 hours you can reach the most coveted place. Take pictures and create some memories. We will again trek back to Gorakshep for overnight stay.

  • Accommodation Teahouse/Lodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Maximum Altitude(5,170 m/16,961ft)

Early in the morning we will climb the Kalapathar before sunrise. Behold the mesmerizing sight of sun rays kissing gigantic mountains. Such a wonderful sight is really worth all the hardship and physical endurance that you have spent all these days. We then trek downhill towards Pheriche trekking past Gorakshep, Lobuche and Thukla.

  • Accommodation Teahouse/Lodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Maximum Altitude(4,288m/14,070ft)

The trail is same as you have ascended but don’t forget to enjoy the return trip. Our experts say that while you return you will see the different perspectives and landscape.

  • Accommodation Teahouse/Lodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Maximum Altitude(3,440m/11,280 ft)

The most joyous day of our trekking is this day. With memory of Everest journey in mind we jovially trek downhill and through Manjo & Phakding to reach Lukla. Evening can be fun filled with celebrations among crew members and trekking partners. Relish Nepalese delicacies or drinks and enjoy the last evening in Khumbu region of Nepal.

  • Accommodation Teahouse/Lodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Maximum Altitude(2,860m/9,186ft)

The flight will take us back to Kathmandu and we will transfer you to hotel. You have got a free day in Kathmandu.

  • Accommodation Hotel
  • MealsBreakfast, Dinner
  • Maximum Altitude1350 m / 4429.134 ft

We will arrange private vehicle for your transportation to Airport. Our representatives will escort you to Airport and bid farewell.

  • MealsBreakfast
  • Maximum Altitude1350 m / 4429.134 ft
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What’s Included

Included

  • Airport Pick up and Drop by Private Vehicles
  • 2 Night Hotel Accommodation with Breakfast in Kathmandu
  • 11 Nights Twin sharing Mountain Tea House / Lodge 
  • All the necessary trekking permits 
  • Highly Experienced English Speaking Sherpa Guide  and his expenses 
  • Your Three Meals each day during the Trek as per  menu 
  • Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu Airfare 
  • Duffel Bag during the trek ( If you are having Porter then, better to take Duffel Bag) 
  • First Aid medicine kit box (Medicines are recommended to have your own.)
  • Trekking Map and Trekking Achievement Certificate
  • Government Taxes

Excluded

  • Early Arrival or Late departure Accommodations in Kathmandu and Mountain due to Flight delayed or cancellation
  • Personal Travel/Trekking insurance
  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa. You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. A multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by paying US$ 40 or equivalent in foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying US$ 100. Please bring 2 passport-size photos.
  • Soft drinks including Water, Your Tea & Coffee during the Trek 
  • Snacks and other personal expenses
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Wi-Fi internet and phone call unless it’s free.
  • Porter to Carry your Bags ( US$ 290 for a Porter- 1 porter can be shared by Two Person)
  • Single room in the mountain
  • Tips and gratuities for trekking staff and drivers

Dates & Price

Dates StatusPrice 
Start DateStart: December 07, 2021End DateEnd: December 20, 2021StatusGuaranteed PriceUS$1199
Start DateStart: December 29, 2021End DateEnd: January 11, 2022StatusGuaranteed PriceUS$1199

Scenic Nepal Treks has fixed departure to Everest Base Camp. All our departures are confirmed. Let us know if you are interested to join. 

Useful Info

Lukla Flight and Cancellation 

Lukla airport is suited at 2,846 meters, which is a very high elevation if we consider other runways around the world. The unstable weather causes most flight delays and cancellations from/to Lukla. Sometimes the flight gets canceled even at the last minute. Therefore, in such a case, we will book you the next available flight.

If the situation gets out of control, then you can opt to trek from Lukla to Jiri and drive back to Kathmandu from there. It may take another few days and you also have to get Gaurishanker Conservation Area to permit.

*Note: All the additional expenses incurred while getting back from Lukla to Kathmandu via Jiri should be covered by the trekkers themselves. The company will not be responsible for any additional charges.  

Everest Base Camp Trek difficulty

Everest Base Camp Trek is a moderate grade trek that involves 6 to 7 hours of walking every day. A trekker has to be physically fit to go on Everest Base Camp Trekking. Previous trekking experience is not needed, but good health and stamina are necessary. 

Everest Base Camp Trek route follows rugged, steep, and rocky trails. Most of the trek goes through dense forests and crosses old suspension bridges. There are numerous ups & downs throughout the trek, which can make it tiring for some trekkers.

Other than the rugged route, the Everest region is not so developed. Facilities above Namche Bazar are limited. In case of an emergency situation, you may have to air evacuate. Likewise, you will not get modern comforts most of the time and have to live a very simple life for a handful of days. 

Acclimatization and Altitude Sickness

Everest Base Camp Trek 14 Days ascends above 5,000 meters. It means there are chances of altitude sickness if you do not acclimatize. Our Everest Base Camp Trek itinerary does have ample rest days that reduce the risk of altitude sickness.

Altitude sickness or acute mountain sickness is a common illness, trekkers usually see during a trek in the Himalayas. It is important to control AMS symptoms at the early stage to avoid air evacuation. A little care during the trek will keep you away from high-altitude sickness.

Symptoms of altitude sickness:

  • difficulty in breathing

  • nausea and vomiting

  • dizziness

  • headache

  • loss of appetite and insomnia

Inform the trek guide if you see any of the above symptoms. It may get cured with relevant medication or after spending some time at the lower elevation. As per your condition, the team leader will decide whether you can move further or not.

Preventive measures of altitude sickness:

  • You are requested to follow the guidelines of the team leader and cooperate with him to tackle the situation smoothly during altitude sickness.

  • Take your time and get enough rest before gaining any more elevation. Your symptoms must go away for you to trek further.

  • Drink at least 2 liters of water and eat a balanced diet to maintain your energy. Keeping yourself hydrated will also help to avoid AMS.

  • Do not drink alcoholic drinks or smoke as it dehydrates the body.

  • Make sure to include ample rest days in your itinerary.

Everest Base Camp Trek Solo/Private/Group

If you want to do Everest Base Camp Trek solo, then contact us anytime. We organize custom trips for travelers who want to explore the Himalayas on their own terms. During the solo trek, you will be accompanied by a professional guide and a native porter.

Likewise, if you want, you can also join our Everest Base Camp Trek fixed departure dates and trek with travelers from all around the world. Or, go on Everest Base Camp Trekking with your group. 

Best time to do Everest Base Camp Trek

Spring and autumn are the two major peak seasons for Everest Base Camp Trek 14 Days. The months from March to May and October to November fall under these two seasons. Thousands of trekkers explore the beauty of the Khumbu region at this time of the year, so you may find the trail a little bustling. 

Spring and Autumn 

The moderate climate and stable weather make trekking in the Everest region in spring and autumn heavenly. The cozy days and crisp hints of cold in the air at night and morning refresh your body. The temperature ranges from 10°C to 0°C. As the sky is clear most of the time, the views are breathtaking. 

In spring, you can see the trail bloomed with rhododendrons. Whereas in autumn, the colorful fallen leaves decorate the entire trail. Moreover, if you are lucky, you may also get to be part of the biggest festivals in Nepal.

Winter (November to February) 

Trekking to Everest Base Camp in winter is possible, but not many people trek at this time of the year. The temperature drops below -10°C, and extreme cold will increase the challenges. Likewise, the heavy snowfall can block the trekking route and increase the chance of avalanches.

If you are trekking in the early winter, then the winter challenges will be slightly low. The views of the mountain in the winter are the best. Weather can get unstable. 

Everest Base Camp Trek permit

  • You will need Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Entrance Permit and Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit to go on Everest Base Camp Trekking. You can get these permits in Kathmandu or at Monjo.
  • Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Entrance Permit cost: Nrs 2000 per person
  • Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit cost: Nrs 3000 per person
  • Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit cost for SAARC nationals: Nrs 1500 per person

*Note: All the permits are included in the Everest Base Camp trek package cost, so you do not have to worry about it.

Accommodation

During the trek to Everest Base Camp, you will spend nights in the lodge. The best thing about trekking in the Khumbu region is you can find accommodation budget-friendly to luxurious. Our Everest Base Camp Trek package includes nice twin sharing rooms. If you want a single room, then do let us know at the time of booking.

The rooms are small and clean. The washroom may or may not come attached to the rooms. The bed will be quite comfortable, but it gets cold at night and morning, so do carry a sleeping bag. 

Food during the trek

You will eat three meals a day during the Everest Base Camp Trek. The breakfast option has toast, egg, oatmeal, muesli, porridge, soup, tea, coffee, sandwich, etc. Whereas lunch and dinner have dal bhat tarkari, curries, veggies, chapati, Tibetan bread, momo, pasta, pizza, burger, noodles, thukpa, thenduk, etc. 

Drinking water is available in the lodge. You can refill your water bottle freely. Some trekkers also carry water purification tablets to double purify their water. The meals are offered as per the menu of the lodge, so the menu can differ slightly from one place to another. Also, the western dishes might not have the same taste because of limited spices. 

Trek Responsibly

  • Do leave your litter behind or throw trash on the trail.

  • Some high-quality Nepali brands manufacture almost the same quality of trekking clothes and gear at affordable prices. Give them a chance and buy locally.

  • Use sustainable and eco-friendly products as much as possible during the trek.

  • Carry reusable water bottles.

  • Buy from local vendors and help promote Nepali art, crafts, clothes, etc.

  • Respect locals and their culture. 

Travel Insurance

Everest Base Camp Trek 14 Days is a high altitude journey, therefore travel insurance is needed to book the trip. Your travel insurance should cover air evacuation up to 6,000 meters and medical bills. Travel insurance will be your lifesaver in an emergency. As you will be traveling in a remote area, the lack of basic infrastructures makes the trek risky.

You can also add flight cancellation and theft/loss of personal property in the travel insurance if you want. You cannot buy travel insurance in Nepal, therefore get one in your home country and double confirm all the clauses. 

Everest Base Camp Trek Safety

Your safety is our topmost priority during the trek. As you will be trekking with our experienced and professional trekking guide, there is nothing to worry about during the Everest Base Camp Trek. He will take care of your needs and make sure the trek goes smoothly.

Moreover, our trekking guides are trained to tackle medical emergencies in the Himalayas and are certified, first aid providers. So, you will be trekking with a reliable partner with us.  

Last Minute Booking for Everest Base Camp Trek

We always recommend having a couple of weeks at least on your hands before the beginning of EBC Trek. You can prepare your body and mind for the journey. But if you want to book Everest Base Camp Trek 14 Days at the last minute, then we do have a provision for it.

You have to pay 100% of the package cost and show us the necessary documents to confirm the booking. After getting the confirmation notice, you will have 24 hours to deposit the payment and prepare for the trek. Our team representatives will help you with everything. 

Travel Tips (electricity, internet, ATM, luggage, tipping, personal expenses)

  • Extra batteries or a solar charger will come in handy during the trek. You can charge your device at the charging stations in the lodge, but it may cost a few bucks.

  • WiFi or cellular data both will be unstable on the trail, especially at the higher elevation. There are internet cafes in Namche Bazar, where you can use the internet. 

  • No ATM above Namche Bazar, so withdraw enough cash to use throughout the trek. You may need money to buy extra beverages, snacks, or other services.

  • Each trekker has a weight limit of 10 kgs for duffel bags. The duffel bags are carried by the porters during the trek.

  • You can keep extra clothing or luggage in the hotel's locker room free of cost while trekking.

  • Tipping is not mandatory but highly appreciated. It is up to you and your satisfaction level from the service offered by the crew members. You can tip USD 2 to the driver, USD 5 to the tour guide, and USD 100 to the guide/porter. 

  • Any additional expenses like beverages, snacks, tips, souvenirs, travel insurance, etc, are not included in the package cost.

Equipment & Packing List

This list is a guideline to help you pack for your adventure. Also, understand that the items listed below will vary a little according to the season and the trek duration. The weight limit for your luggage is 15 kg.

Important documents and items

  • Valid passport, 2 extra passport size photos, airline tickets
  • Separate photocopies of passport, visa form (easily obtained at Kathmandu airport), proof of insurance
  • Dollars, pounds, or Euros in cash for purchasing Nepalese visa at Kathmandu airport, for paying for restaurants and hotels, for gratuities, snacks, and to purchase your own drinks and gifts
  • Credit cards, Bank/ATM/Cash machine cards for withdrawing funds from cash machines (bring a photocopy of your cards), traveler's checks, etc.

Head

  • Bandana or headscarf, also useful for dusty conditions
  • Warm hat that covers your ears (wool or synthetic)
  • Headlamp with extra batteries and bulbs
  • Sunglasses with UV protection
  • Prescription sunglasses (if required)

Upper Body

  • Polypropylene shirts (1 half sleeve and 2 long sleeves)
  • Light and expedition weight thermal tops
  • Fleece wind-stopper jacket or pullover
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
  • Down vest and/or jacket *
  • Gore-Tex jacket with hood, waterproof and breathable

Hands

  • 1 pair of lightweight poly liner gloves.
  • 1 pair of lightweight wool or fleece gloves
  • 1 pair of mittens, consists of 1 Gore-Tex over mitt matched with a very warm polar-fleece mitt liner (seasonal)

Lower Body

  • Non-cotton underwear briefs
  • 1 pair of Hiking shorts
  • 1 pair of Hiking trousers
  • 1 pair of lightweight thermal bottoms (seasonal)
  • 1 pair of fleece or woolen trousers
  • 1 pair of waterproof shell pants, breathable fabric

Feet

  • 2 pairs of thin, lightweight inner socks
  • 2 pairs of heavy poly or wool socks
  • 1 pair of Hiking boots with spare laces (sturdy soles, water-resistant, ankle support, “broken-in”)
  • 1 pair of trainers or running shoes and/or sandals
  • Cotton socks (optional)
  • Gaiters (winter only), optional, “low” ankle high version

Sleeping

  • 1 sleeping bag 
  • Fleece sleeping bag liner (optional)
  • Rucksack and Travel Bags
  • 1 medium rucksack (50-70 liters/3000-4500 cubic inches, can be used for an airplane carryon)
  • 1 large duffel bag if you are having Porter  ( Scenic Nepal Treks will Provide you)

Medical

  • Small, personal first-aid kit. (simple and light)
  • Aspirin, first-aid tape, and plasters (Band-Aids)
  • 1 skin-blister repair kit
  • Anti-diarrhea pills
  • Anti-headache pills
  • Cough and/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 or the water filter
  • 1 set of earplugs
  • Extra pair of prescription glasses, contact lens supplies

Toiletries

  • 1 medium-sized quick-drying towel
  • Toothbrush/paste (preferably biodegradable)
  • Multipurpose soap (preferably biodegradable)
  • Deodorants
  • Nail clippers
  • Face and body moisturizer
  • Female hygiene products
  • Small mirror
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Wet wipes (baby wipes)
  • Tissue /toilet roll
  • Anti-bacterial handwash

 

FAQs

Q1. What is the best season to do Everest Base Camp Trek?

Everest Base camp trek can be done at any month of the year. However, we highly recommend you to do a trek between September and May.  Generally, from June onwards until the end of August it’s Monsoon season with lots of rain showers and unpredictable weather. 

Well, your meals and accommodation are already included in your program. However, there are certain things you need to pay for such as Drinks, Wifi, Hot Shower, Electronic Devices charging, etc. From our previous experience with our hikers, you may be spending US$ 15 to US$ 20 Per day but depending on your expenses. You better carry Nepalese Ruppess along the trail. You can exchange in Kathmandu. 

Trekking to Everest Base Camp is a journey of a lifetime. The trip is physical but you have to be mentally prepared. You do not need to have Special training or Qualified but make sure you are able to walk 5 to 6 hours each day. We suggest you do regular Exercise and hiking before you come to Nepal for few weeks.  

In general, it is 11 Days total hiking from Lukla to Lukla including 2 Rest days during the trip. (8 Days going and 3 Days coming down.) There is a daily flight from Lukla to Kathmandu. So the total days of the trip from Kathmandu to Kathmandu are 12 Days. We have offer you Everest Base Camp -14 Days trip package from your arrival til departure. 

It is remarked as a moderate trek which is not very difficult and not also easy. The trail goes slightly up which is easier compare to Annapurna Base Camp. 

No, there is no age limit but you should be physically healthy, fit, and able to trek.

  • Few tips to avoid altitude sickness.
  • No Cigarette or alcohol while going up.
  • Walk slowly.
  • Drink 4 Ltrs water per day.
  • Do not skip acclimatization day.
  • Do not take Diamox before you feel something.

Actually, nobody knows who may get altitude Sick because altitude sickness is very unpredictable. Sometimes our Local Guides and Porter also get suffered from it. Let’s say 95% of trekkers do this Everest Base Camp Trek successfully.

It is about 8 to 10 minutes flight. Sometimes flights may be delayed due to weather. 

Lukla Flight allows you only 15 kg including your hand carry. So please you can leave all unnecessary kinds of stuff in Kathmandu which you do not need during trekking. The hotel has a store Room. 

It depends on which month you are doing this trek. If you are doing it in winter can be less than -15C outside at night. Daytime is warm while walking. In general from September to January and March until June is the best time to do this hike. 

Yes, there is Wi-Fi but not as strong as in the city. You will need to pay extra, USD 3-5 will be charged per device for unlimited use.

Yes, you can charge your phones and other gadgets at the tea houses with charges ranging from USD3- USD 5 per device. Normally the charging point is located at the tea house’s reception counter.

You will have a basic Lodge which is also known as Tea Houses. You will get a private twin sharing room throughout the trek but sometimes at Gorakshep, our last destination can be crowded during peak season. So with limited Tea Houses, it might be chances to share rooms with the others. However, rest assured that we will try our best to provide our clients with the best option. 

No, you will not have a heating system in your room. However, the fireplace is available in the common dining area.

Yes, you need to have good Insurance for trekking. You can buy in your own Country. Please make sure your Insurance Covers Emergency Evacuation and Hospital. A credit card or sufficient cash (approximately USD 3000 - 5000) is required for any emergency evacuation by the Helicopter should the insurance company fails to arrange the Helicopter.

Yes, we encourage you to bring your own medicine from home like the ones we provide might be different which might not be suitable for you.

General headaches and coughs are very common in the mountain. But if you feel very sick then you have to stop to ascend and proceed to make your way down to lower altitude. The representative of Scenic Nepal Treks will be kept in touch with your guide for the entire trip. 

Yes, it is important to have acclimatizaon day during the trek. This is to allow your body to adapt to the rising altitude. 2 Days is sufficient for a 12 Days Everest Base Camp trek.

No laundry service during the trek. You may do your laundry at Kathmandu after the trek.

You can refill your water at the Lodge or restaurant. It is very safe to drink. Optionally you can also have tap water with purification tablets.  Refilling water will cost you about US$ 2 to US$ 5.

Tipping is not compulsory, but they do expect it from you.  You can give them whatever amount that you feel comfortable with the quality of services they had provided throughout the trek. They sure will be enlightened with the token of appreciation from you.

You will have western-style sharing toilets at 80 % of the places. You will have a private twin sharing Room which you will be using with your/Group partner. Please expect a very basic Room with 2 beds.

Yes! You can have western meals during the trek. Scenic Nepal Treks will provide you 3 meals ( Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) and you can choose by menu. All the Tea house/Lodge offers you Western, Indian, and Nepalese Dishes. However Nepalese Dalbaht ( Rice & Curry) is the best. 

If you have limited time, the EBC trek can be shortened to 10 days from Kathmandu to Kathmandu. However, if you would like to take a helicopter down which can make your trip within 9 days from Kathmandu. It is highly recommended to have 14 Days Everest Base Camp trip if you are able to make it.

Everest Base Camp is located at 5,360 meters. However, for those who wish to set their foot on Kalapthhar, you will be reaching 5,500 meters and that will be the highest point for you with the best view of Mount Everest. Please do take note that you will not be able to see Mt Everest from Everest Base Camp.

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