How to get to Everest Base Camp Trek

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How to get to the Everest base camp is one of the frequently asked topics so we have listed detailed information about it.

Everest base camp Trek is one of the popular trekking destinations to the lap of the world highest mountain Mt Everest. Everest base camp trek is an adventure that emphasises you through the green vegetation. This journey presents the wonderful experience of the Sherpa culture, tradition, surrounded by the Sherpa culture in the Khumbu region. Crossing through the dense bamboo and pine forest along with the trail.

The journey to the base camp starts from the Kathmandu city- this city is well-known as the "City of Temple". With the small sightseeing tour around the valley exploring the famous cultural heritage listed in the UNESCO world heritage sites including Hindus temple –Pashupatinath, Changu Narayan temple, Buddhist stupa- Swyombhunath, Boudhnath and city old complex including Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square and many more. With the beautiful experience of the cultural heritage, the next morning with the early breakfast you will enjoy the short mountain flight to the Lukla which is about 35 minutes flight but offer you the infinite numbers of adventure experience with the breathtaking views of the milky mountains.

From Lukla, you will begin your adventure hike to reach your destination. During your hike, you will cross famous villages including Pankding, Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche, Lobuche and many other scattered villages. Among them, Namche Bazaar and Tengboche are one of the beautiful tourist rest spots because of the natural and cultural beauty of the village.

Namche Bazaar is one of the famous rest spots around the Everest base camp trekking trail, headquarter of the Khumbu region and also a gateway of the Everest region. You will also observe the service and facilities including ATM, Cafe, Resturants, and many more, the Sherpa culture and tradition of the village is very unique with the familiar locals. You will enjoy the spare day in the Namche bazaar but actually, you will not have the leisure day, this day is for hiking to the Everest view hotels-to enjoy the greatest views of the world highest mountains including Mt Everest, Mt Lhotse, Mt Cho Oyu, Mt Makalu and other surrounded milky mountains. Tengboche is also popular rest spots during the Everest Base Camp Trek as you can explore the Tengboche monasteries- one of the oldest and monasteries in the high altitude of the Khumbu region and in the world. you can enjoy the morning and evening chanting during your spare time enjoy the closest views of the snow-capped mountains.

You will also reach to the Kalapther-the attractive and highest altitude viewpoint you will reach during the Everest Base Camp Trek which offers you the clear crystal views of the milky mountains. You can also view the summit of the Mt Everest and other mountains which are usually blocked from the base camp by Mt Nuptse. Around 9-12 days continuous walk following the route leads to the base of the world highest mountains. You will enjoy the camping in the base camp viewing the incredible snow-capped mountains including Mt Everest, Mt Lhotse, Mt Nuptse, Mt Cho Oyu, Mt Makalu and other surrounded milky mountains, capturing the breathtaking views of the mountains in your camera before descending back to your initial point.

You can reach to the base of the world highest mountain following the two routes one is from the south and another is from the north. South route to the base camp lead the trail through the Nepal and north is usually completed from the Tibet side.

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The difficulty of the Everest base camp trek

Trek to the Everest base camp trek is not too much difficulty. Mount Everest As we know Mt Everest stands at the altitude of 8848 and its base camp is at the altitude 5 meters. has drawn the interest to the adventure lovers as it is ranked as the world highest mountain in the world. To reach to the base of the world highest mountain you don't need the specific training and the experience, as you should physically and mentally fit and fine. To improve your training focusing on your legs and arms. During your adventure hike to the base camp, some altitude difficulties can put obstacles to your trek as Altitude sickness. Altitude sickness also well-known as the mountain sickness is a group of the problems that stick at the time while walking too quickly in the high altitude.

Some symptoms of the altitude sickness are:

  •  Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Problems in sleeping
  •  Difficulty for breathing
  • Fatigue and nausea
  • Loss of appetite

Some preventative measures of altitude sickness are:

  •  At least drink 4- 5 litres of the water to keep your body hydrated.
  •  Avoid alcohols – it easily makes your dehydrated, stays far from tobacco, don't intake medications like Sleeping pills while trekking in the high altitude like Everest Base Camp.
  •  Avoid heavy exercise for the 24 hours when you saw the sign and symptoms of the altitude sickness.
  •  Follow the principle: climbing high and sleep low, to stay far from the altitude sickness if you climb around 1000 per day then make sure to come down and rest at the lower altitude.
  •  Avoid the meat and only consume the balanced diet food of local and traditional cuisine including Dal Bhat which is very rich in protein and increases your strength to walk in the altitude.
  •  Carry some chocolates and bar to increase your strength and provide you with the extra energy to hike in the altitude.
  •  If you feel difficult, uncomfortable, feel or identify the sign and symptoms of the altitude sickness the immediately share with your friends or your professional guide and move you to the lower altitude as fast as possible.

Everest Base Camp refers generally to the two base camp on the opposite sides of Mt Everest in Nepal and China. South Base Camp is in Nepal at an altitude of 5364 meters while the North Base The camp is in Tibet, China at an altitude of 5150 meters. The base camp is very adventurous on Mount Everest.

South Everest base camp

The Everest Base camp trek on the southside is one of the popular trekking routes in the Himalayas and is visited by thousands of trekkers each year. Trekkers usually fly from the Kathmandu to Lukla to save their time and energy before beginning the trek to this base camp. however, trekking is also possible but there is no direct route the connection from Kathmandu to Lukla and as it is the only method of transporting large and heavy goods is by plane.

From Lukla, trekkers trek upward to the Sherpa capital of the Namche Bazaar, 3440 meters following the valley of the Dudh Kosi rivers. It takes about two days to reach the village which is the central hub of the region. Normally trekkers enjoy a day for the acclimatization and then they trek another two days to Dingboche before resting for another day for the acclimatization. Another two days takes them to Everest Base Camp via Gorakshep below the Kalapather and Pumori.

South Everest base camp takes you through the off-beaten paths, offer you the unforgettable experience of a walk through the lush green vegetation, walk through the scattered village of the Sherpa, crossing the dense forest of the bamboo and pine forest covered with the blooms rhododendrons.

North Everest base camp trek

The Everest base camp trek on the north side is also popular trekking but currently require a permit from the government of China and also a permit requires to visit the Tibet itself. Such permit musty arranged by the travel agency in Lhasa as a package of the tour and trek that include the hiring a vehicle, driver and a guide. You may not get to experience the adventure hike and walk while trekking from the Lhasa because north base camp is accessed by the vehicle. You will also visit the Rongbuk monastery and see the base camp which is actually at the foot of the Rongbuk glacier.

The distance of the Everest base camp trek

The Everest base camp trek is around 130 kilometres round trip starting from Lukla- the starting or gateway of the Everest region. You should walk around 65 Kilometers to reach the Everest base camp which is much longer as you need to consider the acclimatization. It is almost impossible to trek Everest Base Camp continuously otherwise you will be at the high risk of the altitude sickness.

Collecting and conceding the previous trekking experience 130 kilometres might not seem like too long distance. As you should the average walking skill during the trek is 5 Km per hours.

The one who has the strength and skill to walk around 5-7 km per hours in the mountain can easily cover this distance without any difficult and uncomfortable experience.

If you feel uncomfortable, difficulty or don't have the strength to cover the average distance with the heavy bag packs you can have a porter who will carry your luggage during the Everest Base Camp Trek. this will helps you to focus on your trek and getting yourself safely to the Everest Base Camp Trek and back on the initial point.

You will enjoy around 9 days adventure hike to reach in the Everest Base camp with average walking of 15 kilometres then rest of your days will be spent for the resting, acclimatization and exploring around the Kathmandu valley.

Overall 15 km walking per day might not seem a too long walk in the rocky and terrain trail, as the speed to walking in the altitude is quite less then descending back to the point but it will be quite difficult to cover this distance due to the high snow-level in the altitude during the winter season.

But the distance covered to reach the Everest Base Camp is very attended able to all the age and group of the people

You can complete the Everest base camp within 10-11-12 or more than 12. This depends on your physical strength and your time preference. As you can add more days to enjoy your acclimatization in the famous rest-spot, spend days exploring the local's culture, tradition.

The altitude of the Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest Base camp trek is in the high altitude trek in Nepal so you must be very careful about gaining the altitude every day and every moment of your walk. As the trek starts from the lowest altitude point of 2800 meters that is Lukla. The highest point you will reach is Kalapather mountains which are standing at the altitude of 5554 meters- attractive and vantage point where you will enjoy or witness the most incredible views of the Mt Everet, Mt Lhotse, Mt Cho Oyu and other surrounded milky mountains. However, you will not spend more time at this point and descend back down to reach to your initial point.

Everest Base Camp Trek length

Normally to reach to the base of the world highest mountains, in term of time it takes around 12 days and is vary if you trek Jiri to Everest Base camp and Gokyo lakes through Everest Base Camp the trek which takes longer than direct trek to Everest base camp flying from Kathmandu to Lukla.

The hike to the Everest base camp the trek requires significantly longer dau in the term of the time, then the return route for the proper acclimatization and to minimize the risks of the altitude sickness and other mountain illnesses. It takes around 9 days to reach Everest base camp from Lukla and only require 3 days to return to Lukla.

To provide you with a better idea of the distance and day by day activities of the Everest base camp trek we have posted sample itinerary below:

Day 01: Kathmandu arrival (1350 meters)

  •  Altitude: 1350 meters/4412 ft
  •  Accommodation: Kathmandu three-star hotel
  • Meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Welcome to Kathmandu Nepal! A city of colourful temples, grand pagodas, bustling roads and beautiful markest.

Nepal Hiking Trek representative will come to receive you from an international airport and transfer to your hotel. Rest of your day you will explore the Thamel city, enjoy the shopping. Overnight at the Three-star hotel.

Day 02: City tour or free day to explore and shop

On the second day of your trek after having the early breakfast, you will explore the Kathmandu valley-also famously known as the "City of the Temples" by our professional guide. You will enjoy the short sightseeing tour around the valley including both cultural and natural heritage which is listed in the UNESCO world heritage sites including Hindus temple-like Pashupatinath, Changu Narayan temples, Buddhist stupa like Swyombhunath, Boudhnath, and city old palace complex including Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square and many more. After exploring the valley you will have short rest, have a bath and in the evening you can roam around the Thamel city, enjoy shopping. Overnight at the three-star hotel, Kathmandu.

Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2869 meters) and trek to Phakding

  •  Altitude: 2869 meters/ 9325 ft (Lukla) and 2610 meters/8560 ft()Phakding)
  •  Trekking hours: Approximately 3-4 hours
  •  Highlights: adventure and scenic mountain flight from Kathmandu to Lukla
  •  Accommodation: a Basic teahouse, lodge
  •  Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

On the thirds day of your trek, you will begin your journey with the breathtaking, adventure and scenic flight to the Lukla from the Kathmandu valley. Lukla is the small town lies in the Khumbu region and has an airport with a single runway. After enjoying the scenic flight, you will start the adventure walk by the blooming rhododendrons and pine forest to reach Phakding. Around 3-4 hours walk from the Lukla you will reach to Phakding. Once you reach there you will visit the local monastery, explore the typical village in-rich with the Sherpa culture and tradition. Rest of your time make sure to have a good rest for the further hike and face the upcoming challenges. Overnight at the Basic teahouse, Phakding.

Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar

  • Altitude: 3440 meters/11290 ft
  • Trekking hours: around 5-6 hours
  • Highlights: Explore the Nache bazaar-the gateway of the Mt Everest and main and famous trading centre of the Khumbu region. Incredible views of the world highest snow-capped mountains including Mt Everest, Mt Lhotse, My Makalu, Mt Ama Dablam, Mt Cho Oyu and other surrounding milky mountains.
  •  Accommodation: Basic teahouse or lodges
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

On the fourth day of your trek, you will leave the pHakding to reach the Namche Bazaar. The trek begins with a walk by the beautiful pine forest along the bank of the Dudh Koshi rivers and also you will cross the Hillary suspension bridge experiencing the beautiful mountain flora and fauna.

You will also walk into the Sagarmatha National park- the famous natural heritage sites which are listed in the UNESCO world natural heritage sites, here you will get to see some rare species such as Himalayan Thar, Himalayan Bear, Red Panda, Snow-leopard and many more. Here you will get the incredible views of Mt Everest.

After reaching to the Namche Bazaar- the gateway of the Mt Everest and also the main trading centre of the Khumbu region, you will rest for the night.

Also, you can stay at the Everest View hotel- a luxurious hotel in the highest altitude in the world if you choose to. Otherwise accommodation at basic teahouse and lodge, Namche Bazaar.

Day 05: Rest and acclimatization day

On the fifth day of your trek, you will have the spare day at the Namche Bazaar it means you have a rest day to increase your physical strength to walk in the high altitude but actually it is not the spare day. Today you will hike up to Everest view hotel to enjoy the first clear and beautiful views of the snow-capped mountains including Mt Everest, Mt Nuptse, Mt Lhotse, Mt Ama Dablam, Mt Makalu, Mt Cho Oyu and other surrounding peaks with the height of more than 8000 meters with the sunrise and sunset over it and return back from that and enjoy the exploring around the valley, know the local culture and tradition prepared yourself to trek in the high altitude. Overnight at the Basic teahouse of Namche Bazaar.

Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche

  •  Altitude: 3860 meters/12660 ft
  • Trekking hours: Approximately 5 hours
  •  Highlights: Tengboche monastery, the largest monastery in the Khumbu region.
  •  Accommodation:
  •  Basic teahouse
  • Meals: Breakfast Lunch and Dinner

On the sixth day of your trek, you will leave Namche bazaar after having the early light breakfast the trial begins after walking across the stone steps to reach the Mongla Pass standing at the altitude of 3975 meters. From here you can enjoy the stunning views of Mt Ama Dablam, Mt Thamserkuk and MT Khumbila. All these mountains are regarded as the sacred mountains of the patron god of the Khumbu region by the Sherpa.

Tengboche valley- is famous for the largest and the oldest monasteries of the Khumbu region, you will explore and visit this monastery and receive a blessing. Here you will get the chance to meet the climbers who just came to receive a blessing before attempting the summit of the world highest mountain Mt Everest.

You will also get a chance to listen the morning and evening chanting from the monks of the monasteries. overnight at the basic teahouse of the Tengboche.

Day 07: Tengboche to Dingboche

  •  Altitude: 4360 meters/14300 ft
  •  Trekking around: around 4-5 hours
  •  Highlights: soaring milky mountain views of Mt Nuptse, Mt Tobuche and many other surrounding peaks.
  •  Accommodation: Basic teahouse
  •  Mela: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

On the seventh day of your trek, today you'll continue your walk through the lush alpine forests, cross across the several scattered villages of the Sherpa on the path. You will get the opportunity to see and explore the remote lifestyle of the Nepalese peoples.

Passing the Khumbila Khola and valley, you will also walk enjoying the diverse landscapes with the backdrops vie if the snow-capped mountain like Mt Tabuchi, Mt Nuptse, Mt Cholatse and many others surrounded milky mountains.

After walking crossing the many wonders of nature, experiencing mountain flora and fauna, you will notice the landscapes starts to change. The treeline will replace with the low and bussy shrub and as a dessert, but you will love seeing the unique landscapes changes. Explore the village in your free line, know about the local lifestyle of that village experiencing the unique culture, tradition and hospitality of the Sherpa people. You'll spend a night in the basic teahouse of the Dingboche village.

Day 08: Rest day

  • Accommodation: Basic teahouse
  •  Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

The eighth day of your trek is your second acclimatization day during your adventure trip to the Everest base camp and in this day you'll trek up to a steep mountain to allow yourself to acclimatize. The trail at this place is quite steep and rocky but the views from this place are incredible, you will get the incredible views of Mt Ama Dablam and others it's surrounding peaks with the prayer fast at the viewpoints. If you feel good and wants to experience and enjoy more beautiful views then you can climb another hour to the top of the hills for the best views of these mountains.

After enjoying the views of the highest milky mountains you'll again return back to the Dingboche village, rest for a while and spend the remaining time by exploring the village and it’s surrounding. You'll spend a night at Dingboche village.

Day 09: Dingboche to Lobuche

  • Altitude: 4940 meters/ 16207 ft
  •  Trekking hours: around 4-5 hours
  • Accommodation: Basic teahouse
  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

On the ninth day of your trek, you will leave Dingboche after having the early breakfast to head toward the Lobuche valley bypassing the huge boulders displaced by the glacier.

You may feel difficulties while climbing the uphills but don't worry the backdrops views of the milky mountains will keep you motived and the view you will achievable during the walk will increase your strength and spirit to reach your final destination.

At the top of the hills on your trial, you will see many numerous of memories from the climbers who had lost their lives climbing Mt Everest. You will spend some time exploring those places. After w while climbing you will reach to Lobuche. Rest for a while enjoying bath if you like to and explore the valley, know the remote and daily lifestyle of the peoples, experience the warm-hospitality, culture and tradition. Here you'll limeade lodges and teahouse in this place because you'll be almost at your highest altitude. Overnight at the basic teahouse of the Lobuche village.

Day 10: Lobuche to Gorakshep

  • Altitude: 5170 meters/ 16961 meters

  • Trekking hours: Around 5-6 hours
  • Highlights: Views of the Khumbu glacier, Gorak Shep
  • Accommodation: Basic teahouse
  • Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner

On the tenth day of your trek finally, you will be closer to your final destination. On this day you'll wake up early in the morning and leave the Lobuche to reach the Gork, shep- another small place of limited lodges.

As you continue your trial to reach to the Gorak Shep- you can view the Khumbu glacier and as you get closer to the Gorak-shep you will be walking over a large rock, up and down, the trail is very rough. After you reach the Gorak-shep, you will rest for a while, enjoy the cool environment view the snow-capped mountains. Overnight at Gorak Shep.

Day 11: hike to Kalapther, (5545 meters), descend to Gorekshep- Pheriche

  •  Altitude: 5545 meters
  •  Trekking hours: around 1 hour
  • Highlights: Kalapther- the attractive view-points to enjoy the incredible views of the surrounding mountains including Mt Everest, Mt Cho Oyu, Mt Lhotse, Mt Nuptse, Mt Makalu and other surrounded snow-capped mountains, Everest Base camp.
  • Accommodation: Basic teahouse
  •  Meal: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

On the eleventh day of your trek, you'll be reaching to the base of the world highest mountain. from the Gorak Shep early in the morning, you'll move onward to the EBC.

Walking slowly at the altitude is recommended to prevent the high altitude sickness and other difficulties.

Slowly you will reach to the top of the Khumbu glacier and you'll get the beautiful views of the Khumbu icefall.

After a few hours hike, you will be at the Everest base camp at an altitude of 5364 metres, the final destination of your trek. you'll spend some time enjoy the view, capturing the views in your cames and you'll walk to hike to the Kalapther-the attractive vantage points to enjoy the majestic views of the snow-capped mountain like Mt Everest, Mt Cho Oyu, Mt Ama Dablam, Mt Lhotse, Mt Nuptse and other its surrounding peaks, you can also enjoy the summit views of MT Everest-the world highest mountains which usually got blocked from its base camp by Mt Nuptse. After enjoying the gorgeous views of the mountains from the top of Kalapther descend back following the same route. Overnight at Pheriche.

Day 12: Pheriche to Namche Bazaar

  •  Trekking hours: approximately 5-6 hours
  •  Accommodation: basic teahouse
  •  Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

On the twelfth days, you will start descending from the top to reach to your initial point or in another world, you'll follow the reverse step as from day 1 and 2 from the beginning of your trek.

You will start your hike with gentle walk to up and down hills, again you'll cross the suspension bridge through the small village to reach to the Namche bazaar. During your walk, you will also meet some trekking friends heading in the opposite direction. After a few hours hike, you will reach to the Namche Bazaar- the capital of the Khumbu glacier.

After arriving Namche bazaar you will have a huge relief, you can enjoy the beautiful success of your trek as here you can find lots of the lodges, café restaurants and different local market. you can celebrate for the success of the trek with the cultural dance n=and flock music of the locals. Overnight at the Namche Bazaar.

Day 13: Namche Bazaar to Lukla

  •  Trekking hours: Around 5-6 hours
  • Accommodation: Basic teahouse
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

On the thirteen days of your Everest Base Camp Trek, you'll trek back to the Lukla leaving Namche Bazaar and it'll be your last day adventure hike in the Khumbu region. In this day you will cross several suspension bridges to reach Luka. Trekking all the way following the Dudh Koshi rivers, you'll arrive at the Phakding, you will rest for a while in this village and again strat you hike to reach Lukla. After a while walk, you will be at Lukla, where you'll enjoy the hots shower and best cuisine and this will be your final day at the Everest Region. You will explore the surrounding and here you can celebrate your successful journey with your trekking friends. Overnight at Lukla.

Day 14: Fly back to Kathmandu

  • Accommodation: three-star hotel
  •  Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

On the fourteen-day of your trek, you'll return back to Kathmandu from the Lukla. During the flight, you can enjoy the final views of these breathtaking snow-capped mountains and dramatic scenery on the way back. After arriving at the Kathmandu you can spend the rest of your time by enjoying the hot shower and celebrating your success in the Kathmandu valley. Overnight at a three-star hotel, Kathmandu.

Day 15: Rest day/Shopping (farewell dinner)

  • Accommodation: three-star hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

On the fifteenth day of your trek, it is your spare day, in this day you can blow your tiredness and pain of the trek enjoying the shower, spa and massage in the Thamel, you can also enjoy the shopping of the locals good in the street of the Thamel and can enjoy the final explore the Kathmandu valley. In the evening Nepal Hiking Trek will host a farewell dinner for the beautiful success of the trek with some cultural dance program. Overnight at Three Star hotel, Kathmandu.

Day 16: Departure day

On the sixteen days of your trek. After having an early breakfast. For the last minutes, you can explore the Thamel city, meet your colleagues and with a final goodbye, you'll be heading back to your home. Our representatives will drop you at the international airport. Have a safe journey.

Basic equipment required for getting to the Everest base camp trek is:

Everest base camp trek gets more challenging and brings more difficult as you increase your walk in the altitude so it is very essential to carry the correct clothes and equipment while trekking in the Everest region it is also very essential to carry right gears for a safe and beautiful journey. Due to the geographical variation in Nepal, you will start your trek from the low altitude and reach to the highest altitude so you need to pack all the gear necessary in the low-altitude as well as high altitude.

Some times carry too much or too less also can put obstacles or spoil your trek you should know how much is too less and how much is too more. And also the gear you packed should depend on how long you will trek to the region that is if you trek Everest Chola pass the trek you will need more gear comparing to the Everest base camp Trek.

And also the goods packing of the gear should also depend on the which season you are trekking and your body type, and also on the basis of the geography.

Normally while trekking, you will start the day wearing a light sweeter-to observe your seat while trekking and tracksuits. In the sunny day, you will feel better wearing a light T-shirt, then as the altitude increase, you have to wear a tracksuit, gloves, jackets, hats and many others.

We have listed some trekking packing list for the guidelines. The other personal items are of your individual interest and choice.

Travelling bags:

  •  Day packs
  • Duffer bags
  • And Puck bags with waterproof covers


  • Sunglasses
  • Woollen hat
  • Sun Hat
  • Scarf
  • Headlight

Upper body

  • Light T-shirt
  • Waterproof jackets
  • Thermal Vest
  •  Lightweight thermal tops
  • Fleece Jackets
  • Pullover
  • Women sports bra, synthetic

Lower body

  •  Fleece pants
  •  Waterproof shell pants
  • Lightweight walking pants
  •  Hiking short
  •  Undergarments


  • Lightweight fleece gloves
  •  Heavyweight gloves
  •  Water and windproof gloves


  • Hiking boots
  •  Camp sandals
  • Pair of walking poles
  • Thick warm wool hiking socks
  • The inner socks

Other accessories

  •  Sunscreen
  •  First Kids
  • Sleeping bags
  • Pillowcase and other night accessories
  •  Water purifiers
  •  Hand sanitizers
  •  Towel
  •  Wet wipes
  •  toiletries

How to get to Everest base camp trek peak season are:

The best season to trek to the Everest base camp trek before the summer and winter season provide the best conditions for the trek.


The spring months are the most popular season to trek in the region. You may experience the occasional snow shower if you attend the Everest base camp trek during the end of the winter season, but the weather is quite stable and perfect for the adventure trekking and high altitude climbing during these months.

Spring means the months of the beautiful natural environment, the experience of the green vegetation with lush pine forest with blooms rhododendrons and unique flora and fauna with the pretty stable weather.

Due to the most beautiful and peak season to enjoy the adventure trip the route during this time will be busiest and also you can meet many climbers, summiteers and their support members or crews.

September- November

Clear days with the beautiful environment are the characteristic of this popular trekking season. This season is near to the winter so colder days ad colder night is to be expected, this is the small price to pay or face small difficulties for the wonderful vistas and clear crystal views of the snow-capped mountains. There is a possibility of the snow-storm hit the region during this time so be sure to pack right and correct gear. The weather is quite stable than at other times. You can enjoy the beautiful walk through the beautiful wonders of nature and Nepali typical villages in-rich in culture and tradition with the backdrops views of the beautiful milky mountains. The trail during these is busy due the peak season to reach to the base and summit of the world highest mountains and enjoy the beauty of nature with any disturbance of weather and climate.

Less travelled season


This region during this season can be described as a very cold season but still can enjoy the adventure trek facing some difficulties risk and traveller. The days during these months will be shorter and there will be high-level od the snow and the route to the high passes get blocked by the snows and are usually closed.

The weather will be dry but it is quite possible to trek the classic route to the Everest base camp trek. the temperature during the night time can be expected at -30 degree Celsius at the higher altitude s make sure to bring the correct gear if you plan to trek in these months.

If the cold weather and temperature doesn't bother you and want to trek the route by avoiding crowds and adventure lovers then this time may be right time t trek for yours. Trekking in this season also helps to save your budgets as you get a discount in all items of services in the high altitude.

June –August

These months falls in the monsoon, rain or summer season. In this time many regions of Nepal receives rain and this month is full swing during this time of the year as the warm, moisture. The route tends to be very empty due to the slippery route.

Slippery trails, leechers and lack of the clear crystal views of the mountains cause the less number of the visitors in this time but if you are adventure lover and leeches don't bother you then this months is very suitable for yours to enjoy the peaceful trekking the route to enjoy the beauty of nature with incredible views of the milky mountains.

There are some few areas which fall in the rain-shadow, that provides the good adventure trekking condition even during the rainy or monsoon season and the Annapurna base camp and Circuit are the best examples of the rain protected area it mains rain will not bother while trekking in this region.

Everest base camp trek is the classic and legendary trek with the beautiful backdrop views of the high snow-capped mountains. You can easily get to the Everest base camp by following the above itinerary or you can also extend and short the itinerary which depends on your interest. Choosing the right trekking season and your physical fitness also depend for the beautiful success of the trek so follow the above-given articles and choose Nepal Hiking Trek for the wonderful success of the trek.

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