Everest Base Camp Trek is the worlds’ most sought trekking adventure. The 12 days Everest Base Camp Trek itinerary takes you to the base camp of Everest. Into the wilderness, the rough Himalayan terrain, the Everest Base Camp Trek route fluctuates between 2600 meters to 5545 meters. The tea house type trekking in Nepal; the trek is moderately hard trekking.
Trekking to Everest Base Camp allows exploring the natural and cultural wonders of Everest region. Hiking inside the Everest National Park- the UNESCO World Heritage-listed site. It gives you the chance to encounter the wildlife including Himalayan musk deer, Himalayan Thar, and even snow leopard sometime. The walk through the dense forest of rhododendron then exploring the vibrant Sherpa villages with the best mountain view. The Everest Base Camp Tour is just an extraordinary trekking route in Nepal.
Everest Base Camp Trekking Itinerary includes taking an exciting flight to Lukla airport- one of the worlds’ adventurous airports in the world. During the Everest trek adventure; you will get a chance to visit the famous Sherpa village of Namche Bazar. The Tengboche Monastery- the biggest Buddhist monastery in Everest and the venue for Mani Rimdu Festival is another attraction of the trek. The famous Everest viewpoints of Syanboche (Everest View Point Hotel), Nagarjun Hills and Kala Patthar are other interesting things of Everest Base Camp Trekking.
Everest Base Camp Trek Season and Temperature
The best season for Everest Base Camp is spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November). The temperature in Everest Base Camp Trek during these two seasons are; 15 degrees Celsius at the highest and -15 degrees Celsius in the normal time. In the month of winter (December to February) is also doable. The temperature in Everest during winter is; 10 degrees Celsius highest and -25 degrees Celsius at lowest. The monsoon season is not regarded as a good time to trek Everest base camp. The weather condition or the visibility is poor which may cause flight delay/cancellation. So, better not to try Everest Base Camp Trekking in monsoon season.
Everest Base Camp Trek Cost
The Everest Base Camp cost is hugely depending on your spending nature. Still, Everest Base Camp Trek is not cheap. There are two different permits are needed to be issued (Sagarmatha National Park Permit @ US$ 33 and Pasang Lhamu Municipality Fee @ NPR 2000). The flight cost to Lukla is US$ 179 per person one way. And the food in Everest is about US$ 7 per meal. The accommodation charges in Everest is about US$ 5 per night. Taking a hot shower during Everest Base Camp also costs you the money.
The hot shower charges during Everest trekking is from US$ 5 to US$ 8 per bath. The gadgets (mobile phones, battery, power bank and camera, etc.) charging cost the money as well. The use of electricity to fully charge a gadget costs you US$ 2 to US$ 5. Amazingly, there is internet service is available during the Everest Base Camp Trekking. The charges of the internet or WIFI is US$ 2 to US$ 5. There is an internet service provider in Everest called Everest Link. They provide you 200MB data at US$ 6 or 600 NPR.
There are thousands of Everest Base Camp Trekking companies providing the Everest Base Camp Trek package. Nepal Mountain Company Pvt Ltd is one of the best Everest Base Camp service provider. The provided 12 days Everest Base Camp trip is a customizable one. Please contact our Nepal trekking experts for the different Everest Base Camp Itinerary.
- Experience a scenic flight to the worlds’ adventurous airport of Lukla.
- Visit the vibrant Sherpa villages of Everest including Namche Bazar- The Sherpa Capital.
- Hike through the Sagarmatha National Park- a UNESCO World Heritage-listed site.
- Get the chance to encounter with endangered Himalayan musk deer and snow leopard.
- Explore the famous Buddhist monastery of Tengboche monastery.
- Collect the best views of mountains including Mount Everest.
- Create a lifelong memory in the Himalayas.