Short Everest Base Camp Trek 12 Days
Journey to the Roof of the World

The Short Everest Base Camp Trek- 12 days


  • Duration12 Days
  • Trip GradeModerate
  • Arrival CityKathmandu
  • Best TimeSeptember- December & March- June
  • Trip TypePrivate
  • Max Altitude (5,545m/18,192ft)


The Everest Base Camp Trek is filled with incredible highlights that make it a truly memorable and rewarding adventure. Here are some of the key highlights of the trek:

  • Spectacular Mountain Views: Throughout the trek, you'll be treated to breathtaking views of some of the world's highest peaks, including Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, and many more. The towering snow-capped mountains against the clear blue sky create a majestic and awe-inspiring backdrop.
  • Everest Base Camp: The ultimate highlight of the trek is reaching Everest Base Camp itself. Standing at an elevation of 5,364 meters (17,598 feet), you'll be at the base of the legendary Mount Everest. It's a moment of triumph and an opportunity to witness the climbers' preparations for their ascent to the summit.
  • Kala Patthar Viewpoint: As an optional side trip, you can climb to Kala Patthar, a vantage point located at an elevation of 5,545 meters (18,192 feet). From here, you'll be rewarded with a panoramic view of Mount Everest and the surrounding peaks. The sunrise or sunset views from Kala Patthar are particularly breathtaking.
  • Sherpa Culture and Traditions: The Everest region is home to the Sherpa people, known for their resilient spirit and mountaineering expertise. Along the trek, you'll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in Sherpa culture, visit monasteries, interact with local villagers, and learn about their unique traditions and way of life.
  • Namche Bazaar: The bustling Sherpa town of Namche Bazaar is a vibrant hub along the trekking route. It offers a glimpse into the local lifestyle, with colorful markets, shops, bakeries, and lively teahouses. Exploring Namche Bazaar is a cultural and social highlight of the trek.
  • Sagarmatha National Park: The Everest Base Camp Trek takes you through Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The park is renowned for its diverse flora and fauna, including rare Himalayan wildlife like the elusive snow leopard and colorful Himalayan pheasants. The natural beauty and conservation efforts in the park add to the trek's allure.
  • Tengboche Monastery: Located at an altitude of 3,867 meters (12,687 feet), Tengboche Monastery is one of the most important monasteries in the Everest region. It offers a serene and spiritual atmosphere, surrounded by magnificent mountain vistas. Witnessing the monks' chanting and participating in religious ceremonies can be a profound experience.
  • Unique Tea Houses and Local Cuisine: Along the trekking trail, you'll stay in teahouses, which are basic mountain lodges providing accommodation and meals. These teahouses offer a cozy and communal atmosphere, allowing you to connect with fellow trekkers. Indulge in local Nepalese cuisine, including momos (dumplings), dal bhat (rice and lentils), and Sherpa stew, for a taste of the regional flavors.

The Everest Base Camp Trek is a journey of a lifetime, offering an extraordinary blend of natural beauty, cultural immersion, and personal accomplishment. Each highlight adds depth and wonder to the overall experience, making it a bucket-list adventure for trekkers and nature enthusiasts.

“Go where you feel most alive!”

Did you know Trekking to Everest Base Camp is one of the most popular hikes in the world? Getting at the base of the top of the world at 5360 m offers you an amazing feeling ever. For those who have very limited time in Nepal, Scenic Nepal Treks offers our 13 Days Everest Base Camp Trek. If you have limited time, You may have to look at our regular Program Everest Base Camp- 14 Days

The Everest Base Camp trek is a remarkable adventure that takes you to the base camp of Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain.   It is not just about reaching the foothill of the world’s tallest mountain but It is an amalgamation of high-altitude topographical experience and people’s cultural understanding. Too many superlative activities do make it an exciting prospect of finding the inner self of your traveling desires. From adventure to creation of momentous events EBC trek tops all.13 days Everest Base Camp is a customized trekking itinerary by Scenic Nepal Treks which is a bit different than our regular14 days  Mount Everest Base Camp Hiking Itinerary. We have prepared this trekking itinerary for those adventures lovers who have limited time and strong planning to doing Base Camp Trek in Nepal. 

  • Starting Point: The trek usually begins with a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, a small mountain airstrip located at an elevation of 2,860 meters (9,383 feet). Lukla is the gateway to the Everest region and serves as the starting point for the trek.
  • Namche Bazaar: From Lukla, the trail winds through picturesque Sherpa villages and lush forests, gradually ascending to Namche Bazaar. Namche Bazaar is a vibrant trading hub and the unofficial capital of the Khumbu region. It is nestled in a natural amphitheater and offers stunning views of Everest and its neighboring peaks.
  • Acclimatization: To adapt to the increasing altitude, acclimatization days are included in the itinerary. These rest days allow trekkers to explore the surroundings and hike to higher elevations before descending to sleep at a lower altitude. During the acclimatization days, trekkers may visit neighboring villages, explore the Khumbu Glacier, or hike to viewpoints for panoramic views of the mountains.
  • Tengboche and Monasteries: Continuing the trek, you pass through Tengboche, which is famous for its ancient Buddhist monastery. Tengboche Monastery is one of the most significant monasteries in the region and offers a tranquil setting amidst spectacular mountain vistas.
  • Dingboche and Lobuche: The trail then takes you to Dingboche and Lobuche, both located at higher altitudes. These villages provide breathtaking views of mountains like Ama Dablam, Nuptse, and Thamserku. The terrain becomes more rugged, and the air thinner as you ascend further.
  • Gorak Shep and Everest Base Camp: The final stretch of the trek takes you to Gorak Shep, a small settlement situated at the edge of a frozen lakebed. From Gorak Shep, trekkers make their way to Everest Base Camp, which sits at an altitude of 5,364 meters (17,598 feet). Everest Base Camp is the starting point for mountaineers attempting to climb Everest, and reaching there is a significant achievement in itself.
  • Kala Patthar: As an optional side trip, many trekkers ascend to Kala Patthar, a viewpoint located at an elevation of 5,545 meters (18,192 feet). From here, you can witness one of the most breathtaking panoramas, including an up-close view of Mount Everest and its neighboring peaks, illuminated by the first rays of sunlight.
  • Return Journey: After experiencing the magnificence of Everest Base Camp and the surrounding mountains, the return journey follows a similar route back to Lukla. Trekkers can retrace their steps while reminiscing about their incredible journey.

Throughout the trek, trekkers stay in teahouses or lodges that offer basic accommodation and meals. These teahouses provide a cozy place to rest, enjoy warm meals, and socialize with fellow trekkers. The trek requires physical fitness, endurance, and proper acclimatization to the altitude, making it a challenging but highly rewarding adventure.

Please note that the specific itinerary and duration of the trek may vary depending on the trekking agency, weather conditions, and individual preferences. It is essential to plan and prepare well in advance, considering the advice of experienced guides and ensuring you have the necessary equipment and permits for a safe and enjoyable experience.

Everest Base Camp Challenges  and Physical Fitness:

The Everest Base Camp trek presents several challenges, and a good level of physical fitness is crucial to overcome them. Here are some of the main challenges you may encounter:

  • High Altitude: One of the primary challenges of the Everest Base Camp trek is the high altitude. As you ascend, the oxygen levels decrease, and your body needs time to acclimatize to the thin air. Altitude sickness is a significant concern, and it can range from mild symptoms like headache and fatigue to more severe conditions. Adequate acclimatization, proper hydration, and a gradual ascent are essential to minimize the risk of altitude-related illnesses.
  • Steep Ascents and Descents: The trek involves steep ascents and descents along narrow trails. You will encounter uphill climbs and steep downhill sections, which can be physically demanding, especially at higher altitudes. Building strength and endurance through cardiovascular exercises, hiking, and stair climbing can help prepare your body for these challenges.
  • Length and Duration: The Everest Base Camp trek typically takes around 12-14 days, excluding travel time. Each day involves several hours of walking, covering distances ranging from 6 to 15 kilometers (4 to 9 miles). Endurance training, including long-distance hikes or walks, can help prepare your body for the duration of the trek.
  • Weather Conditions: The weather in the Everest region can be unpredictable and harsh, particularly at higher altitudes. You may encounter cold temperatures, strong winds, and occasional snowfall, even during the trekking seasons. Proper layering of clothing and carrying appropriate gear for varying weather conditions is essential.
  • Remote and Basic Facilities: The trek takes you through remote areas with limited facilities. Accommodation in teahouses or lodges provides basic amenities, but don't expect luxurious comforts. Basic toilet facilities and cold showers are common along the trail. Being mentally prepared for rustic conditions can make the journey more manageable.

To prepare for the physical challenges of the Everest Base Camp trek, it is recommended to engage in regular physical exercise and training several months before the trek. This can include activities such as hiking, jogging, cycling, swimming, and strength training. Focus on building endurance, cardiovascular fitness, leg strength, and core stability.

Additionally, consult with a healthcare professional before embarking on the trek to assess your overall health and ensure you are fit for high-altitude trekking. Remember to listen to your body during the trek, pace yourself, stay hydrated, and take rest days for acclimatization. Hiring a knowledgeable guide or joining a reputable trekking agency can provide valuable support and guidance throughout the journey.


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Upon Your Arrival at Kathmandu Airport, You will be greeted by one of our representatives from Scenic Nepal Treks. Later we drive to your Hotel and give you a briefing about your trek together with your Guide. 

Overnight at Kathmandu Hotel. 

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

Early Morning around 5 am, You will be met by our Guide and drive to the Domestic airport for our flight to Lukla. Beautiful Morning and about 40 minutes of thrilling flight take you to the world's most adventurous Airport, Lukla.  You will have your breakfast and here and get ready for the hike to Everest Base Camp.  

  • Accommodation Tea House Lodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Maximum Altitude(2,652m/8,700ft)

With our morning breakfast around 7 am, we begin our hike to Namche Bazar. 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. Finally to Namche Bazar. 

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

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 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. Overnight at Teahouse/Lodge.

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

The day will be picturesque because of rivers, forests, and hilly landscapes having mountains in the background. Once trekkers trek past Pangboche and Somare there awaits the valley of Dingboche between Nagarshan hill, Chhukung Valley, and Amadablam Mountain. Overnight at Teahouse/Lodge.

  • Accommodation Tea House 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 the 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 the sight of Pumori, Lobuche, Cholatse, and other mountains. Lobuche is a small tranquil village on the bank of the river facing the Kong Ma La Pass. Overnight at Teahouse/Lodge.

  • Accommodation Tea House Lodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Maximum Altitude(4,940 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 an overnight stay. Overnight at Teahouse/Lodge.

  • Accommodation Tea House 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. Overnight at Teahouse/Lodge.

  • Accommodation Tea House Lodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Maximum Altitude(4,280 m/14,070 ft)

The trail is the 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 landscapes. Overnight at Teahouse/Lodge.

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

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

  • Accommodation Tea House Lodge
  • MealsBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Maximum Altitude(2,800m/9,186ft)

Early Morning from Lukla, you will take a flight to Kathmandu. Rest of the day at yourself, take a rest and Relax. By this evening, we offer you Nepali Cultural Dinner. 

Overnight at Kathmandu Hotel. 

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

Today is your final day on the trip. If you are interested, you may extend your stay for more adventures.  One of our representatives will transfer you to Kathmandu. Please note that you have to be at the airport before 3 hours of Flight time. 


  • Accommodation None
  • MealsBreakfast
  • Maximum Altitude1350 m / 4429.134 ft
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What’s Included


  • Domestic Airport arrival and departure 
  • 9 Nights Local Tea House Lodge during the Trek 
  • Experienced, Government Licensed English-speaking Guide
  • Domestic Airfare (Kathmandu - Lukla-Kathmandu) with all airport taxes
  • All your  Three meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner  ) during the trekking as per the menu
  • All necessary Trekking permits and National Park Fees. 
  • Sleeping Bag ( Need to return)
  • Duffel Bags ( If you are having Porter, need to return)
  • Trekking Map and Certificate
  • Staff insurance, medication, and equipment,
  • Basic First Aid Kit
  • All Govt. and Local Taxes


  • Your Hotel in Kathmandu 
  • Your Travel/trekking insurance
  • Additional / Early and late Arrival / Departure Accommodation and meals due to unforeseen circumstances such as Flight cancellation, delays, road blockade, etc. 
  • Any kind of drinks during the trek including drinking water
  • Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu.
  • Porter to Carry Your Bags  ( US$ 290 for a Porter)
  • Additional food or drink on the trek in addition to three meals
  • Personal expenses such as Wifi, Electronic Devices charging, Hot Shower, etc
  • Tips for staff ( Tips are expected)
  • Which is not mentioned in Cost Included Section.

Useful Info

Accommodation of Everest Base Camp Trek

During the Everest Base Camp trek, accommodation is primarily provided in teahouses or lodges along the trail. Teahouses are basic mountain lodges that offer a place to rest, eat, and socialize with fellow trekkers. Here are some details about the accommodation options:

  • Teahouses/Lodges: Teahouses are the most common form of accommodation along the Everest Base Camp trek. These lodges are scattered throughout the route and provide simple rooms with twin beds or bunk beds. The rooms are usually small and may have basic furnishings like blankets or quilts. Some teahouses offer shared bathrooms, while others may have attached bathrooms (although they often have basic facilities like squat toilets and cold showers). It's important to note that the amenities and comfort levels can vary between teahouses.
  • Dining Areas: Teahouses also have dining areas where trekkers can enjoy meals and socialize. The menus typically offer a variety of options ranging from local Nepalese dishes to international cuisine like pasta, soups, and snacks. It's advisable to stick to simple and locally sourced food to minimize the risk of digestive issues during the trek.
  • Common Areas: Many teahouses have common areas or lounges where trekkers can relax, read, or chat with other trekkers. These areas often have a fireplace, providing warmth and a cozy atmosphere, especially in the evenings.
  • Charging Facilities: Some teahouses may offer charging facilities for electronic devices, usually for a small fee. However, the availability of electricity can be limited, and power cuts are common. It's recommended to bring portable power banks or extra batteries for your devices.
  • Blankets and Sleeping Bags: While teahouses provide bedding like blankets or quilts, they may not always be sufficient to keep you warm, especially at higher altitudes. It is advisable to bring your own sleeping bag rated for cold temperatures to ensure a comfortable and warm sleep.

It's important to note that the accommodation facilities along the trek are basic and reflect the remote mountainous terrain. Luxurious amenities and services are not available, and comfort levels may be more rustic compared to urban accommodations. It is advisable to have a flexible mindset and embrace the simplicity of the teahouse experience.

During peak trekking seasons, teahouses can get crowded, and availability may be limited. It's recommended to have a guide or porter who can help secure accommodation in advance. They also provide valuable local knowledge and assistance throughout the trek.

Overall, teahouses provide a unique and authentic mountain experience, allowing trekkers to immerse themselves in the natural beauty and camaraderie of the Everest region.


There will be Three Meals ( Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) during the trek. You will have any Western and Nepalese dishes which are similar to Indian. You can order any one item for each meal from Menu. You can have Noodles, Fried Rice, Pizza, Etc.

However, in Kathmandu, you will be provided only Breakfast.  

Guide and Porter

Depending on your choice, at this price there will be a guide and porter is optional for you. If you like to have a porter, You can have a Porter with an additional cost ( US$ 290 for a porter, can be shared by Two people)/  For us, the most important thing of the entire trip is to provide the best holiday experience with full of safety.  And a number of porters will be defined as per the number of members in your group. In general, 1 porter carries 2 person bags which will be between 20-25 kg in total.  If the number of people goes above 8, we will also provide you assistance Guide. :

Trekking Insurance:

It is very necessary to have Insurance to attend this trek. Please make sure Your insurance will cover all your expenses such as Air Ambulance, Helicopter Rescue, and treatment Costs.

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.


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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


  • 1 sleeping bag (Scenic Nepal Treks will provide you)
  • 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 ( Scenic Nepal Treks will Provide you)


  • 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


  • 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


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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