Everest Base Camp Trek

A mythical place and name for all Himalayan lovers, Everest Base Camp always exudes a special atmosphere. The nearby Kala Pattar (5550m) remains a unique vantage point on the roof of the world, offering an incredible mountaineering experience without the inconvenience.

HappyNepalTrek offers this trek in different lengths (14 days, 21 days for example). Please contact us for a personalized itinerary.

Everest BASE CAMP itinerary

Day 1

Pick-up from Kathmandu International Airport and transfer to hotel. Visit to the tourist and commercial district of Thamel. First immersion in the city's many gems.

Day 2

Free day to visit Kathmandu and its valley. Final preparations for the trek.

Day 3

Kathmandu-Lukla transfer by plane (30 minutes) then trek to Phakding.2610m (3 to 4h walk)

Day 4

Phakding-Namche Bazar.3440m
(5 to 6 hours walking)

Day 5

Day of acclimatization around Namche Bazar with a climb to Everest View point

Day 6

Namche Bazar-Tengboche.3860m (5 to 6h walk). Possibility of attending the afternoon ceremony at the Buddhist monastery.

Day 7

Tengboche-Dingboche.4410m (5 to 6h walking)

Day 8

Acclimatization day in the Chhukung valley and return to Dingboche

Day 9

Dingboche-Lobuche.4910m (5 to 6h walking)

Day 10

Lobuche-Gorak Shep.5170m. Ascent to Everest Base Camp (5364m) during the day (7 to 8h walk).

Day 11

Morning departure from Gorak Shep and climb to the fantastic Kala Patar lookout.5550m. Sublime panoramic views of Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Pumori and all the peaks of the massif. Return to Pheriche.4240m (6 to 7h walking)

Day 12

Pheriche-Khumjung.3780m (6 to 7h walking)

Day 13

Kumjung-Phakding.2610m (5-6h walk)

Day 14

Phakding-Lukla.2840m (3 to 4h walking)

Day 15

Transfer from Lukla to Kathmandu by plane (30 minutes), then visit and stroll around Kathmandu to discover its temples and squares from another era.

Day 16

Transfer to the airport and departure.



Duration: 21 days including 13 days walking

Level: difficult

Best periods: spring and autumn

Accommodation: nights in lodges


- A little-known route

- Passage of the 2 Dhampus Passes and

- French Pass at over 5000m

- A feeling of isolation thanks to its high mountain setting

All treks are tailored and personalized for each person or group of people taking into account :

  • Arrival and departure dates of the stay
  • Choice of guide (English or French)
  • Type of transfer chosen (bus, jeep, plane)
  • Possible route variants

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