12 Days Everest Base Camp Trek / Hike to EBC , Guide Cost & Itinerary


Everest Base Camp trekking 5.362m goes through Sherpa village, Trans Himalayan trade centre “Namche Bazar” into the Alpine climatic zone to Kalapather and Everest base camp in Khumbu regions.

Description about Mt Everest Base Camp Via Kalapathar guide & itinerary
12 Days Everest Base camp trek begins after the most exciting short flight to Lukla it takes 27 to 30 minutes . The classical 12 Days Everest Base camp hiking goes through the Sherpa village of Khumbu. Experience the world legendary Sherpa Culture, tradition and customs with the professional and experienced trek guide of Nepal Guide Info. Everest base camp trek is the most popular trekking trails in the Nepal Himalaya. Walking from hilly region to the lap of Mt. Everest base camp (5362 m) will surely let you feel the height of the adventure activities. Standing in frontage of tallest mountain Everest and Lhotse, listening the noise from the silence and looking at the biggest glacier of Khumbu Ice falls, daylight turn its color into gold and you inhale the purest air…….wowo….! Isn’t it that you are looking forward…!! Join Nepal Guide Info Team for your memorable trip at the affordable price .


Day 01:Arrival at Kathmandu (1,310m)
Day 02:Domestic Flight to Lukla (2,828 m) stay in Phakding 
Day 03:Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m),
 Day 04:Rest day Namche Bazzar (3,440 m) for acclimatization Day 
Day 05:Trek to Tengboche (3,860 m),
Day 06:Trek to Dingboche (4,410 m),
Day 07 :Trek to Lobuche (4,930 m)
 Day 08:Trek to Gorakshep (5,140m) 3
 Day 09:Early morning climb to Kalapathar (5,550 m)
 Day 10:Trek Back to Debouche (3820 m)
Day 11:Trek back to Jorsalle / Monju (2,835m)
Day 12:Trek back to Lukla 
 Day 13:Flight back to Kathmandu 
 Day 14:Departure transport from Hotel to Airport for your onward destination, End of Services of Nepal Mountain Guide Team

Detail Itinerary

12 Days Everest Base Camp Trekking Detail Itinerary

Day 01:Arrival at Kathmandu (1,310m), welcome program by Nepal Mountain Guide Team member and direct transfer to Hotel in Kathmandu on Bed & Breakfast
Day 02:Domestic Flight to Lukla (2,828 m) 35 minutes and 3 hours trek to Phakding 2,610m. Overnight at Lodge. (B,L,D)
Day 03:Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m), 6/7 hours overnight at Lodge. (B,L,D)
Day 04:Rest day Namche Bazzar (3,440 m) for acclimatization Overnight at Lodge. (B,L,D)
Day 05:Trek to Tengboche (3,860 m), 5 hours overnight at Lodge.(B,L,D)
Day 06:Trek to Dingboche (4,410 m), 5 hours overnight at Lodge. (B,L,D)
Day 07 :Trek to Lobuche (4,930 m), 4 hours overnight at Lodge. (B,L,D)
Day 08:Trek to Gorakshep (5,140m) 3 hours we have lunch then visit to Everest Base Camp (5,357m) back to Gorakshep. Overnight at Lodge. (B,L,D)
Day 09:Early morning climb to Kalapathar (5,550 m) enjoy the incredible view of Mt Everest, Khumbu, Pumari, range of Chho – Yu, Khumbu Glacier Amadablam, Everest Base Camp etc then trek down to Pheriche 8 hours, Overnight at Lodge. (B,L,D)
Day 10:Trek Back to Debouche (3820 m) 5 hours over night at Lodge. (B,L,D)
Day 11:Trek back to Jorsalle / Monju (2,835m) 5 hours overnight at Lodge. (B,L,D)
Day 12:Trek back to Lukla 5 hours overnight at Lodge. (B,L,D)
Day 13:Flight back to Kathmandu 35 minutes, and transfer to Hotel on B & B plan.
Day 14:Departure transport from Hotel to Airport for your onward destination, End of Services of Nepal Mountain Guide Team


Included in the Cost
Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
2/3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
Teahouse accommodation during the trek
All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
Welcome and farewell dinners
All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
Domestic flights (Kathmandu- Lukla -Kathmandu)
An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek Guide (8 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
Nepal Guide Info Team ’s trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt and trekking map are yours to take
All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS)
Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
All government and local taxes
Cost does not Included on the package
Nepal entry visa fee
International airfare/Your Travel insurance
Lunch/ Dinner in Kathmandu/Tips for Guide/Porter
Tea/coffee/bottles drinks/Sweets things during the trek.
Hot shower/Battery charge for camera during the trek

Equipment List

Equipments & Packing List for 12 to 14 Days Everest Base Camp Trek, EBC 2017/ 2020

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. Those items marked by an asterisk (*) are provided by nepal guide info inclusive in the service. The weight limit for your luggage is 33 pounds or 15 kg. Remember that your luggage will be carried by your porter but you are required to carry a day-pack (with your valuables or anything important) on your own. We also suggest that you pack only what is necessary.
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 head scarf, 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 (good to -10 degrees C or 14 degrees F)*
• 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 *
• A small daypack/backpack for carrying your valuables, should have good shoulder padding
• Small padlocks for duffel-kit bags
• 2 large waterproof rucksack covers (optional)
• 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 Acetylzolamide
• Stomach antibiotic: Ciprofloxacin, etc. Do not bring sleeping pills as they are a respiratory depressant.
• Water purification tablets or water filter
• 1 set of earplugs
• Extra pair of prescription glasses, contact lens supplies
Practical Items
• 1 small roll of repair tape, 1 sewing-repair kit
• 1 cigarette lighter, 1 small box of matches
• 1 compass or GPS(optional)
• 1 alarm clock/watch
• 1 digital camera with extra cards and batteries
• large Ziplocs
• 2 water bottles (1 liter each)
• 1 small folding knife
• Binoculars (optional)
• 4 large, waterproof, disposable rubbish sacks
• 1 medium-sized quick drying towel
• Toothbrush/paste (preferably biodegradable)
• Multi-purpose 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 hand wash
• Reading book
• Trail map/guide book
• Journal and pen
• iPod
• Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble, playing cards (to help you pass the time at teahouses and/or camps)
• 1 modest swim suit
• Binoculars (optional)
• Voltage converter (from 220 to 110)
• Plug adapter (2 round pegs to 2 flat pegs)
• Lightweight pillow case (in case your teahouses provide you with pillows) or use your own stuff as a pillow

Everest Base camp trek and hike is more than a mountain and the journey to its base camp is more than just a trek. Along a route dubbed by some as “the steps to heaven,” every bend in the trail provides another photo opportunity – beautiful forests, Sherpa villages sherpa cultures , glacial moraines, and foothills. For active adventurers not afraid to break a sweat, our full trekking support staff will bring you close to local cultures before opening a window to the top of the world.

3 Reviews on 12 Days Everest Base Camp Trek / Hike to EBC , Guide Cost & Itinerary View All

2017-02-20 09:18:37

Mimi Markel says:

“12 days Everest Base Camp Trekking ” Our group spent a wonderful 12 days trekking around Everest regions , and reached Everest Base Camp. Such magnificent views! We would like to thank our guide Sanjib for accompanying us on our trip of a lifetim...

2017-02-13 09:33:45

Jana kovacova says:

“Unbelievable Everest Base camp with Nepal Guide Info team and guide Sanjib!” Everest Base Camp 12 days -very short!-with Nepal Guide Info team was just an amazing adventure. Sanjib-my guide-did everything to make this trek successful and enjoyabl...

2017-01-04 11:25:44

Karen Davtyan says:

“Breathtaking trek over 13 days With Nepal Guide Info Team” From start to finish this was unbelievable for us. We were delayed at the start due to weather conditions in Lukla . Which we didn't mind as we didn't have time restrictions. Please note do...

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