Everest Base Camp Trek with Helicopter return

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Maximum altitude: 5,545 m
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Trek Duration: 08 Nights and 09 Days
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Everest base camp trekking with fly out by helicopter duration : 11 days minimum suggested, but please have extra back up days at the end leg. We customize all private trek, book in advance for private rooms.
Book now Everest base camp trekking and Helicopter return : By Email or Phone (+977) 98512 14548 ( on WhatsApp )
Activities : Trekking, tour and Helicopter return flight, plane flight, sightseeing
Areas for Everest base camp trekking with Helicopter return : Kathmandu, Lukla, Namche, Everest base camp , Kalapather and Gorakshep
Trekking Mode: Hotels in Kathmandu and Standard Tea Houses on Everest trek
Trekking Grade: Moderate to Adventurous
Everest Helicopter return Trekking Region : Nepal North Mid East Himalaya at high Khumbu area
Everest Base camp Trek with Helicppter return Hours of Walks: From minimum 4 hrs to a maximum of 8 hrs.
Maximum altitude: On top Kalapathar at 5,545 m and Everest Base Camp 5,364 m high.
Everest Base camp Trek with Helicopter return People and Culture: Mostly Sherpa tribe with Buddhism religion and culture of Tibetan origin traditions and custom.
Trek Duration: 08 Nights and 09 Days (with both ways flight on normal schedule flight Kathmandu to Lukla and then in Helicopter Gorekshep to Kathmandu)
Everest Base camp Trekking with Helicppter return Total Trip: 10 Nights and 11 Days (Kathmandu to Kathmandu),
Highlights of Everest base camp trek and fly back by helicopter 2023 from Gorakshep helipad near Base camp : Gorakshep, Everest base camp to Lukla or Kathmandu by Helicopter after trekking private flight or group sharing return flight available daily in Autumn and Spring season. “Adventure of significant difference walk in and flying out on scenic Helicopter flight. Enjoy a short and marvelous Everest base camp trek and return flight back by helicopter adventure to the world’s highest base camp of Mt. Everest. Walk into nice Sherpa villages adorned with the colorful culture of ancient Buddhism. Everest trek by helicopter return is available daily. Lovely scenery of dramatic landscaped with high snow mountains and green hills. Standing beneath tallest peaks of the planet with fabulous surrounding views. From base camp to highest point at Kalapatthar with Mt. Everest at a close distance” Optional best tours in Himalaya Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour , Bhutan culture tour and Everest base camp trekking..  Special Nepal Tibet and tour package. Given cost for Everest base camp trek and fly back by helicopter is based on 5 pax sharing trip. Private trip cost extra supplement. Everest base camp trek and fly back by helicopter 2023 The season for Everest Base Camp Helicopter return after Trekking : March to May and September to Novembers months, best times from March to May when wildflowers are in season, with clear morning but can get overcast during late afternoon times. October to early December another good month for clear views of mountains where temperatures drop down to minus degree Celsius in the morning and nights as well in shades away from sunlight with chances of snow on some high areas and on route Everest Base Camp. Introduction of Everest Base Camp Trekking and return with helicopter to Kathmandu or Lukla : Everest Base Camp Trekking with Helicopter return is one of the swiftest ways to reach the very bottom of world highest mountains and then back within a short frame of time, especially for people with dreams to walk in the heart of Everest with limited holiday duration. Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trekking involves scenic walks through nice and impressive Sherpa villages, the highlanders of Everest and the men-folk pioneers as mountain guides since early days when Tenzing and Hillary first stepped on top of Mt. Everest in 29th May 1953. Besides amazing scenery of beautiful landscapes and views of high mountains the culture and traditional heritage life of the native Sherpa is equally fascinating and worth a visit and as well to taste the culture and warm hospitality on route trekking and staying overnights in nice lodge around nice villages. Everest Base Camp Trekking with Helicopter return begins taking a normal schedule flight from the capital Kathmandu to reach Nepal North Mid East Himalaya region around high Khumbu at Lukla town, where our walk starts entering into Sherpa country facing incredible mountain views along the trek. As walk progress reaching at famous Namche Bazaar the main town/village of Khumbu, and then on the scenic trail to reach beautiful Thyangboche surrounded by green vegetation and tall tree lines with an array of peaks with views of Mt. Everest and magnificent Amadablam. Enjoy a tour of Thyangboche Monastery interior of great interest as our route leads beyond tree lines towards sheer wilderness within windswept landscapes getting nearer to high mountains to reach our main highlight and final destination at Everest Base camp. Marvel the great beautiful surroundings of high mountains with close views of massive Khumbu Ice-Fall and glaciers then adventure leads to the highest point of the adventure on top Kala patthar at the height of 5,545 m facing breath-taking panorama of peaks with Everest and Mt. Pumori at mere distance. Spending marvelous times and experience around best and scenic places of high Khumbu, ending the scenic and adventurous walks taking a smooth Helicopter flight to reach back at Lukla and towards Kathmandu, with fabulous moments and everlasting memories on Everest Base Camp Trekking with helicopter return. Brief Itinerary Everest Base Camp Trek and return fly back by helicopter : Day 01: On arrival in Kathmandu, our staff welcome you and transfer to hotel. Detail briefing of Everest base camp trekking with Helicopter return in a group flight from Base camp Gorakshep Helipad. Day 02: Flight to Lukla by plane 2,820 m (30 mins) trek to Phakding (of Manjo)2,657 m- 04 hrs. Tea House stay Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m – 06 hrs. Tea House stay Day 04: Rest day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization and excursion. Tea House stay Day 05: Trek to Tengngboche / Tyangboche(or Deboche) 3,867 m – 05 hrs. Tea House stay Day 06: Trek to Dingboche 4,365 m (or Pheriche) – 05 hrs. Tea House stay Day 07: Another rest day at Dingboche for acclimatization and local hike. Tea House stay Day 08: Trek to Lobuche 4,890 m – 05 hrs. Tea House stay Day 09: To Everest Base Camp 5,365 m back at Gorakshep 5,180 m – 06 hrs. Tea House stay Day 10: Morning (4 am) climb Kalapathar at 5,545 m and then fly to Kathmandu by Helicopter. Ride to Lukla refuel the chopper and flight continue to Kathmandu. overnight at Hotel. Day 11: International departure homeward bound. 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Everest Base camp Trekking with Helicopter return Detail


Day 1

On arrival in Kathmandu, meet our staff at airport and transfer to respected hotel.

On reaching Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport meet our guide and office staff for transfer to your respective hotels in the center of Kathmandu around Thamel, the most exciting place in Nepal and probably around Asia.

On checking in to your rooms with time to rest from Jet-Lag, then meet with other members of the group at the main meeting hall or lobby, where the guide will brief you with useful information regarding treks-hotels and necessary details.

Evening a group dinner in a nice authentic Nepalese restaurant where you can enjoy folk culture program and dances of Nepal while having dinner.

Day 2

Fly to Lukla 2,820 m (30 mins flights) trek to Phakding 2,640 m (of Mano) - 05 hrs.

As time for your flight normally early morning transfer to the domestic airport, where a short scenic flight takes you to land at Lukla, the starting and ending point of many adventures and treks around Khumbu and Everest region.

From here walk begins on the nice pleasant path heading past nice Sherpa villages overlooking views of Kongde, and Kusum-Khanguru then reaching our overnight stop at Phakding (or Manjo).


Day 3

Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m - 04 hrs.

From Phakding, morning on a gradual walk entering the pine forest to reach and cross over a long suspension bridge, and then reaching at nice village of Monjo, as the walk leads to a short distance to enter Sagarmatha National Park (Sagarmatha for Everest in Nepali while Sherpa calls as Chomolungma).

As the walk continues into a river gorge covered in tall rhododendron pines and fir forest to cross the last and high bridge to reach Namche Bazaar, the trail follows on winding uphill facing views of Everest-Lhotse and Kongde peaks, then reaching at famous Namche Bazaar at the height of 3,440 m high, an ideal place for acclimatization and rest day.

Namche Bazaar, is a major hub and town of Khumbu Sherpa, where a busy and active Saturday market is hosted once a week.

Day 4

Rest day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization and excursion.

Rest day to support acclimatization a nice place to explore its scenic viewpoints or hike uphill to Everest View Hotel or short walk on top of Namche for fabulous scenery of landscapes with views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, and Amadablam with an array of peaks.

At the top visit the interesting National Parks Museum where you can get good information about the Khumbu area along with the history and culture of the Sherpa people including information on flora and fauna with mountaineering expeditions.

Day 5

Trek to Tyangboche / Tengboche 3,867 m (or Deboche) - 05 hrs.

At Namche Bazaar walk on the main trail towards Everest base camp as the route leads on the gradual scenic path and then descend to Phunge-Tenga close to Imjatse River covered by alpine forest an ideal spot for a lunch break.

Afternoon climb into the cool forest on a winding uphill to reach scenic Tyangboche / Tengboche and its impressive monastery, located on a high hilltop surrounded by a range of peaks with facing views of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and Amadablam including adjoining lesser mountain range.

Once at Tyangboche enjoy a tour of the monastery with an interesting interior adorned by colorful Buddhist religious paintings and tapestry, fresco, impressive statues of Buddha and other famous Gurus.

Day 6

Trek to Dingboche 4,365 m (or Pheriche) - 05 hrs.

From this beautiful spot of Tyangboche descend towards a river and crossing over a strong steel bridge with a slow climb up to Pangboche village facing close views of majestic Amadablam.

After a brief stop at Pangboche which is the last permanent village, while further on the route are temporary settlements to cater to the needs of trekkers, as the walk follows uphill to Somare for a possible lunch stop with close views of Amadablam Peak and then on gradually up to reach a place where the Pheriche and Dingboche route splits.

Walk carried on heading east with a short down to a river with a short up to reach Dingboche for an overnight stop, located within scenic Imjatse valley.

Dingboche with many good lodges, where overnight stops for two days will be on best available lodge facing utmost views of mountains range with Island Peak.

Day 7

Another rest day at Dingboche for acclimatization and local hike.

At Dingboche rest day to enjoy gorgeous views of the mountains as well for acclimatization, take a short hike above Dingboche and Imjatse Valley for grand panorama of surrounding mountains includes Mt. Lhotse, Lhotse Shar, Nuptse, North Face of Amadablam with Island Peak or Imjatse Himal, afternoon free at leisure.

Day 8

Trek to Lobuche 4,890 m - 05 hrs.

From Dingboche morning starts with a gentle up to reach a high ridge and then on a nice main trail to reach Thugla, with few houses that serve as Tea- House here great Khumbu glaciers melt into a raging river.

A good spot for lunch stop, where the afternoon leads to a steep climb to a ridge top known as Thugla pass, here observe many tombs, and memorials of mountaineers and climbers to Everest or other close peaks, from here rest of the walk is easy on gentle trails to Lobuche for overnight stop, on best lodge available at this high altitude and rough terrains offers good views of Nuptse and Lobuche peaks.

Day 9

Trek to Everest Base Camp 5,364 m and at Gorakshep 5,180 m - 06 hrs.

Morning walks and adventure take you beneath Mt. Everest at base camp, our route leads to a valley with a short climb above Khumbu glaciers, and then over a moraine of rocky dunes reaching Gorakshep, with a few lodges located on a junction of Everest base camp and Kalapatthar trails.

This was an earlier Everest base camp from the 1950s to 1970s and then extended further in the corner of Khumbu glacier right beneath Everest, from Gorakshep walk for few hours over moraine and glaciers to reach our final destinations at Everest base camp within close to Nuptse-Lo la and Lhotse with massive Khumbu Ice Falls and glaciers.

During the mountaineering peak season of April to May base camp will be busy with expeditions in full swing.

Enjoy a great moment, then head back on the same trail to Gorakshep for an overnight stop.

Day 10

Morning climb Kalapathar at 5,545 m and then fly by helicopter from gorekshep Everest base camp to Kathmandu.

Early morning uphill to reach on top Kalapatthar above 5,545 m high, the highest spot of our adventure, offers a sweeping panorama of peaks with Everest at close within stone throw distance.

Enjoy grand views of the mountains scenery and descend to Gorakshep for breakfast, as our helicopter arrives at Gorakshep board for a scenic hour flight to reach back into the busy city life of Kathmandu, and then transfer to your respective hotels with afternoon free at leisure.

Day 11

International Departure homeward bound.

Last day in Nepal after a wonderful experience and adventure around Nepal Himalaya and on Everest Base Camp Heli Trekking, as per your time transfer to Kathmandu International Airport for your onward flight back homeward or to your next respective destinations.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Gallery

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour Gallery

Note EBC trek with Heli return

Note EBC trek with Heli return

On the way back Helicopter will pick you up from Gorakshep or a little above depending upon weather and wind current, on route back might make short stops at Namche or in Lukla for re-fueling and refreshments, the helicopter carries a maximum of 5 passengers with adequate and limited baggage allowance.

Cost Includes

  • International airport arrival and departure transfers
  • Domestic airport drop and pick-up services
  • Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Full board meals(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) and rooms in Tea house trekking
  • One welcome dinner, one farewell dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Trekking entry permit (TIMS) and National Park entrance ticket, Pasang Lamu municipality fees.
  • Government-trained, English-speaking Guide with his food, accommodations, salary, and insurance.
  • Porter (one porter between 2 guests) with meals, accommodations, salary, and insurance.
  • Sharing Helicopter pick up from Gorekshep to Kathmandu after finishing the Everest base camp trek.
  • Katmandu to Lukla flight ticket by Plane(sharing) to start the trek including hotel to airport transfer
  • 24hours emergency support
  • Rental of Down jacket, sleeping bags, and duffel bag (must return all after the trek), If you have your own please bring your own.
  • Regular check of pulse / Oxygen level by Oximeter to make sure you are doing well, we make sure you are 100% successful for this trek.

Price Doesn’t Include

  • Alcohol drinks, mineral water, and all kinds of soft drinks
  • Single room supplement (private room for solo travelers)
  • Visa for Nepal, Tips, etc.
  • Meals in Kathmandu, luxury lodges along the routes if used.
  • Personal clothes
  • For emergency evacuation, we coordinate but the cost is extra, so bring travel insurance.
  • Tour activities in Kathmandu (we provide with extra cost)

Please bring sleeping bags, down jackets, sunglasses, and warm trousers. If you are traveling between June and till end of September also bring rain gear in case of rain.  our porter carries 20 kg on average.

Services for Base camp trekking with fly out by helicopter

Services for Base camp trekking with fly out by helicopter

Helicopters services we run and operate for scenic flights, rescue or other purpose:

Several types of helicopters we run and operate in the private sector and with Helicopter Companies:

Different models from Puma, Turbine Robinson R 66 Helicopter USA, H-125 or AS-350B3e built by Air-Bus Company, Airbus H125 with MSN 8477 Helicopter for commercial services with
AS 350 B series of helicopters manufactured by Euro-Copter, France popular all over the world.

It is regarded as one of the most versatile helicopters and is suitable for mountain flying and all types of helicopter missions. The following are its features:

  • Safe Design
  • Comfortable Seating Arrangements
  • 5 seats excluding Pilot
  • Suitable for all types of helicopter missions
  • Can fly up to an altitude of 19,000 feet

Other helicopters are powerful Russian-made MI-17. This is a big bird, capable of transporting 22 passengers or four tons of cargo. MI-17’s can reach altitudes well more than 5,000 m high and have been known to land at Everest Base Camp.

Offers excellent services and utility, reliability under extreme conditions as well, these helicopters are required usually in chartering for bigger groups of people or large cargo transfer.

Everest base camp and flight to Kathmandu by Helicopter Video

Everest base camp and flight to Kathmandu by Helicopter Video

Food during Everest base camp trek with helicopter return

Food during Everest base camp trek with helicopter return

Sherpa people prepare a variety of dishes. They make Sherpa foods, Nepali national dishes, and many continental cuisines. we provide you with an open menu and you can choose any items and tea and coffee. Foods are carried by planes, helicopters, and local porters. From Lukla to the Everest base camp you get almost similar food items. If you carry some dry food it is a clever idea to have it while walking and slowing down the hike.

FAQ for Everest trekking with helicopter return

FAQ for Everest trekking with helicopter return


Is it possible get helicopter from Everest base camp to Lukla or Katmandu on daily basis after trekking ?

Yes, we provide daily, our helicopters fly every day between Everest base camp and Lukla or Kathmandu. we suggest you book in advance the Everest trekking and Helicopter.


Can we share helicopter from Everest base camp to Katmandu to split the cost after completing the trek ?

Sharing helicopter is available in main season, in slow season there are less trekkers so depend on how many trekkers are on the route.


How difficult is it to walk to Everest Base Camp?

It is not as difficult as one can expect, where all travelers are well aware; that Nepal is a country of the Himalayan Mountains and high hills. Where trekkers will encounter steep climbs and downhill, having few gradual winding paths to walk.
The only problem is catching high altitude sickness or AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness). But if you take it slowly, having a short rest will overcome the difficulties of a steep climb. As well facing beautiful scenery along the walks will make you forget the toughness of the walks.


Is hiking to Everest Base Camp worth it?

Depending upon one interest, it is an adventure to experience once in a lifetime. Standing beneath close to the world’s tallest peak Mt. Everest within remorseless fields of ice and glaciers. Well worth a visit to Everest base camp, besides tremendous views of giant towering peaks. You will have an exciting time exploring the local immense colorful cultures of the highlanders the Sherpa of Everest.


How long is the trek to Everest Base Camp?

Depending upon the itinerary of various local companies that you booked, normally the standard itinerary of 11 / 12 days. Starting and ending at Lukla, after a short scenic flight from Kathmandu or Ramechap town airport.

Where all itineraries have rest days for acclimatization, before heading to a higher region. Especially at Namche Bazaar and Dingboche at above 3,400 m and 4,000 m high. Making the trip itinerary flexible provides ample time for short hikes and to explore the local cultures. But one can enjoy having a customized or tailor-made itinerary to suit the itinerary with your time in Nepal.


How much does it cost for Everest Base Camp hiking?

Different ways to book the trek to Everest base camp. From budget staying in a simple local lodge with only a guide cum porter. Staying in standard or luxury lodges, where available on route to Everest base camp. The cost also depends upon the group size, then trekking with a minimum number of trekkers.
The trip costs from US$ 3700 to US$ 4500 per person from Lukla to Lukla inclusive of domestic airfare both ways, with Trekking permits and national park fees. The trip cost can be more than US$ 5,000, using Luxury lodges and resorts en route to Everest base camp.

The cost depends upon the size of a group from a minimum of 2-3 people to above 3-6 people. Includes guide and porters, excluding hotel accommodation in Kathmandu. The above cost includes all meals B-L-D and lodge accommodation on a twin-sharing basis. For a single supplement at extra cost on top of the trip price.


Everest Base Camp routes height of all designated overnight stops?

Starting the walk from Lukla to the first overnight stop at Phakding 2,645 m.
Namche Bazaar 3,440 m for two overnights with rest days for acclimatization.
Tengboche 3,867 m and Dingboche 4,340 m for two overnights with acclimatization day. From Dingboche to Lobuche 4,960 m, and then staying at Gorakshep 5,180 m after visiting Everest Base Camp 5,364 m.

The next day options climb to Kalapathar Hilltop 5,643 m. The return journey to Lukla 2,820 m via Pheriche 4,230 m or Pangboche 3,900 m and then towards Namche Bazaar. Finally, walk back to Lukla for the last overnight and fly back to Kathmandu the next early morning.


Which are the best Everest Base Camp companies with Everest Base Camp 
trek packages?

In Nepal and overseas there are more than hundreds of trekking and adventure agencies’. Organizes and runs, all adventure and various Himalayan destinations around Nepal, like Everest base camp trek. Most local and abroad agents do offer similar types of packages as per the designed itinerary days.
But Nepal Holidays one of the few local companies offers you the best trek packages on all trips.

Including the Everest base camp trek of great variations from the budget, and standard to Luxury trekking. Nepal Holidays is the leading company for Helicopter tours.


Can beginners do Everest Base Camp hiking? 

Yes, all can easily trek and complete the whole journey from Lukla to Everest base camp and back to Lukla. As long one is physically fit and able with sound medical health, the walk is of moderate to adventurous grade. The only tough part of trekking is due to high altitude, but Nepal Holidays provide flexible itinerary days.
All can enjoy average walks of a maximum of 6 hours, and a minimum of 3-4 hours, with ample time for rest days. Allows trekkers to get well acclimatized and soak into local cultures in the backdrop of beautiful mountain landscapes.

Walking slowly with enough short rest will lead you to accomplish the trek to Everest Base Camp. As well as climb up to the top of Kalapathar rocky hill, the highest point of the adventure.


Can you trek to Everest Base Camp alone?

Yes, one can trek solo as an individual trekker, as the trail to Everest base camp from Lukla is well defined. However, it is best to have a guide and porters which will make you feel much more secure. Where guide can help and support you if you get sick and are unable to continue the walk.

The guide will know the best to make you rest for a few days and then continue the trek. In serious conditions, the guides will do all possible help to evacuate the sick person to the nearest medical help.

As well as getting in contact with the company in Kathmandu for immediate Helicopter service. Interested people can trek on their own.

But it is always best to have a local guide to accompany you in case of an unfortunate situation.


Is Everest Base Camp safe to walk?

Trek to Everest base camp is very safe and secure, where the trail is well defined. Can walk all the way to base camp safe and sound, the only difficulty one can find is climbing uphill. High altitude can make it tough, but taking slow with enough short rest can achieve the goal.

Trekkers will find Everest base camp, one of the safest high-altitude walks around the Himalayas. Where trail leads from one friendly village to another, encountering cheerful native Sherpa’s, famous for their warm hospitality.


How do I prepare for Everest Base Camp hiking?

In the first place, important that you have sound health with physically fit to take on the challenge. Which involves steep uphill climbs and downhill with few gradual paths to enjoy the views on walks.

Understanding the nature of terrain and landscapes of high Khumbu and the route to Everest base camp. Before or after booking the trip, one must exercise, like walking up and down. Including swimming, aerobics, jogging for an hour every day, and checking your health with your doctor.

Before leaving your country for Nepal and Everest base camp trekking, for some own medical problem, carrying medication. As per your doctor’s advice obtain medical and travel insurance in case of unfortunate incidents.


When is the best time to trek to Everest Base Camp?

Everest base camp trek can be done in nearly all seasons of the year, except for the monsoon wet, summer season. Which is from July and August, the best peak season is spring from March to May. Most days are clear and pleasant for walks and views with long sunny days. Springtime is when wildflowers are in seasonal bloom, especially the rhododendron flowers of various species.

Morning and late afternoon till night time can be much colder, chances of snowfall sometimes. The next best season is autumn/fall from September to November, days are mostly clear for views and walks. But many cold mornings, late afternoons, and nighttime, days are shorter due to sunlight hours.

Can trek in the winter time of December also, most days are clear but the freezing temperatures in the morning and night. Could get snowed in sometimes during the trekking around a high altitude above 3,000 m.


Is there an internet / WI-FI / Phone at the Everest Base Camp trek route?

Yes, Internet, Wi-Fi, and phones are available around every village and large settlement on route Everest base camp. But from Tengboche onwards sometimes the internet and WI-FI are slow and might be disturbing due to weather-wise.

As well depending on the landscapes around the gorge and deep valleys, the internet and WI-FI will not reach the areas. One must be prepared and wait until you reach certain high places, where the communication works.


How cold does it get at Everest Base Camp with temperatures in different 

Cold temperatures one can expect, as you are trekking in the highest region of the Himalayas and to Everest base camp. From Lukla onwards for a few days with mild temperatures, depending upon the season. Spring from March to May is quite warm during the daytime compared to other seasons.

Having much sunshine from early morning till late afternoon, however, can get cold in the morning, evening, and nighttime. Bright sun above 3,000 m where UV (Ultra-Light) rays are strong, needs to protect from the strong sun.

Windy afternoon from 1 to 4 p.m. Where there are no trees and lush vegetation, around a barren and arid region. Autumn/fall times, with moderate sunny days, but days are shorter due to sunlight hours. Much a cold morning from late afternoon till nighttime, but with a clear blue sky during the day. Springtime minimum temperatures of – 05° to maximum + 20° Celsius during daytime.

Autumn season – 10° to maximum + 20° Celsius from above 4,000 m, but days are shorter due to sunlight hours, can expect snow sometimes.


What is the best Everest Base Camp hiking itinerary?

The best Everest base camp trekking Itinerary of 12 / 13 days or a minimum of 11 / 12 days. Depending upon the itinerary for group departures or having a private tailor, customized itinerary.

Normally one group joins the standard itinerary of 12 / 13 days, but will be good to have a few days more. The best itinerary has rest days in Namche Bazaar at 3,440 m and Dingboche at 4, 340 m. This makes trekking more enjoyable having time to acclimatize and explore the local culture.

As well as having an average walking distance of a minimum of 3-4 hours to a maximum of 5-6 hours.


How do we prevent altitude sickness at Everest Base Camp?

The most standard itinerary provided on booking, have acclimatization days at certain designated overnight stops at high altitude. Which is best to prevent altitude sickness, and as precautionary measures against AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness). As well as walking slow and steady, having short rest to enjoy the views, and catching your breath on the climb. Listening to advice from your guide or group leaders will make you feel safe and sound from altitude sickness.


Do I need to train for the Everest Base Camp trek?

It would be best to train before joining or departing from home for the Everest Base Camp trek. Training walking upstairs and downstairs, running, jogging, swimming, or joining aerobics class for an hour every day. As long you are physically fit and have sound health, you enjoy the trek to Everest base camp.

Training before or after booking at least a month ahead will be best and adds extra stamina and power. This makes the walk on steep uphill easier for all to have good exercise before the trek departure.


Do you need a guide for Everest Base Camp hiking?

It would be much better to have a guide and join with reliable trekking company in Kathmandu. Where all necessary permits for the trek will be obtained, save you from the hassle of paperwork.

One can trek to Everest base camp without a guide, depending upon one budget. But it is always wise and best to trek with a guide, authorized and recommended by the local company.

The guide will help and show you the proper routes and provide information about the local culture.

As well the guide knows better the areas on the route. From the good lodge to stay and take care of when you are tired or sick.


Do you need permission /permit for Everest Base Camp Treks?

All visitors for treks around Nepal Himalayan destinations require trekking permits as well as Sagarmatha National Park permits.

For the Everest base camp and other areas of high Khumbu, the village communities will issue the permits at Lukla. On top of trekking permits from Monjo village where Sagarmatha National Park entrance begins. Where all trekkers need to obtain park permits, on booking the trip from reliable agents in Kathmandu. The company will issue the permits and necessary documents required for the trek to the Everest base camp.

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