Short Trek to Everest Base Camp


USD 999


10 Days

Trip Grade


Max Altitude

5,545 m




Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus/Flight

Group Size

02 Minimum

Best Season

Autumn & Spring

Short Trek to Everest Base Camp Brief Insight

Trip Overview

The Short Trek to Everest Base Camp is a 3-day adventure that takes you to the base camp of the world’s highest mountain, Mount Everest. Located in the northeastern part of Nepal’s Khumbu region, this trek offers an unforgettable experience for travelers and explorers. During the trek, you’ll be captivated by the breathtaking views of Mt. Everest, along with other magnificent peaks like Lhotse, Cho-Oyu, Pumori, Nuptse, Amadablam, Island Peak, and Thamserku. The beauty of the mountains will leave you awe-struck, making you feel like you’re in a different world. One of the highlights of the trek is the opportunity to immerse yourself in the local Sherpa culture. The Sherpas add a unique flavor to the exploration of Everest Base Camp, enhancing your experience with their rich traditions and warm hospitality.

The Khumbu region is renowned as one of the most astonishing trekking destinations globally, offering a perfect blend of cultural and natural wonders. As you follow the trail, you’ll be treated to stunning landscapes, mountain scenery, and charming cultural villages. The journey showcases the soul of Nepalese mountain life. Starting from Kathmandu, a scenic flight takes you to Lukla, where your trek begins. From there, you’ll traverse through picturesque villages such as Phakding, Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, and Dingboche, each offering its own unique charm and hospitality. The highlight of the trek is reaching the viewpoint of Kalapatthar, where you can enjoy panoramic views of the entire Mount Everest region.

Overall, the Short Trek to Everest Base Camp is a delightful adventure that encapsulates the beauty, diversity, and cultural richness of the Khumbu region. It’s a journey that will create unforgettable memories and fulfill your desire for an incredible trekking experience.

Best time for EBC short trek

The 3-day short Everest Base Camp’s best time is Spring and Autumn.  It is because, in these seasons the weather and climate is pleasing and sound compared to other seasons.  Similarly, the view is clear to observe the beauty of mountains.  The rainfall and lesser in these months which leads to less slippery routes.  The months from March to June and September to December are the best time for EBC short treks.

Attraction of EBC short trek

On a trek you would be on different hills and valleys, you need to walk through suspension bridges, crossing the imja khola and the Dudh Koshi River to arrive at the rock-plated grazing land and river zone. It is very pleasing to see the human along with the animals performing their daily duty.  The group of sheep, yak, and mountain goat carry along their plod and the Sherpa people perform their daily duty in the mountain. The activities of Sherpa are well pleasing. While trekking you will notice the chortens and Gumbas and soon reach the popular Tengboche Monastery for blessings from the monks. We will notice the beautiful scene of animals and birds and their play on the open field along with the mesmerizing view of small peaks of mountains like Thamserku, the Kongde RI, Ama Dablam, Tawache, Nuptse, Pumori, and Makalu.

You can have a pleasing time at the Namche where you can observe the mountains and you can also visit the Everest view hotel which is the highest-located hotel in the world. Namche is the entry point to Everest thus it is also called as Gateway to Everest. It is located facing the mountains we can assume the different houses with various colors and mountains are standing in the same place. We can explore the place from the lower terraces of Namche Bazar where we will feel the houses and people scattered are just a mirage which believed to exist but actually not. We need to walk to the summer valley of Dingboche and walk through the long stone wall to explore the Himalayas. There we can see lots of stone carvings of the religious flag that decorated the whole region. The colorful flag really makes the place look extraordinary and beautiful at that place.

The natural beauties and the traditions and culture of the Sherpa people make the Everest Base Camp short trek more memorable in the Khumbu region. The beauties of this place make us dissolve ourselves in its beauty.  The mesmerizing view of the Himalayas and the tradition make this trekking extraordinary. Compared to other trekking it is the best trekking destination all around the world. In a short period of time, we will be able to explore the mountains and their beauties. You will be in love with the view of mountains and walking uphill through the rhododendrons and azaleas. Once you have this trek you will feel proud that you have successfully conquered the world’s most famous and best trekking trip. All the trekkers in the world will have a mindset up to conquer the Everest Base Camp since it is not only a trek but filling. Enjoying life with ethnic groups of people and mountains makes us feel as if we are on a different planet.

Trekking has always been so interesting to trekkers but believe the words Short Trek to Everest Base Camp give you everything that you had wanted to achieve once in your life. The view of the Himalayas from Namche and having a cup of tea at Everest view hotel can be just a dream for the people. But if you are able to make it real you are not a simple person but you are great. Just imagine you are at the top of the world carrying a cup and having coffee with great pride. Everest Base Camp trek is just a dream for some people but if you have faith that you can achieve it, you can explore it with no objection. After trekking the Everest Base Camp you will feel the best ever trekking experience all along your life.

Highlights of Short Trek to Everest Base Camp

  1. Explore Sherpa villages, where you’ll encounter people who resemble the Tibetan culture and witness yak herders going about their daily lives.
  2. Stay in Namche Bazaar, the starting point for all Everest expeditions, and immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere.
  3. Stand at the base of Mount Everest and be amazed by its majestic and enormous presence.
  4. Watch the sun setting over Everest from Kalapatthar, a famous viewpoint known for its breathtaking views.
  5. Fly into Lukla’s high altitude Hillary Tenzing Airport, which is quite an experience in itself.
  6. Take advantage of the necessary acclimatization days to learn about the Sherpa lifestyle and their unique way of living.
  7. Pass through Sagarmatha National Park, to a diverse range of plants and animals.
  8. Follow in the footsteps of legendary mountaineers like Sir Edmund Hillary.
  9. Visit the Tengboche Monastery, and experience its serene ambiance.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu (1,300m) to Lukla (2,845m) and, trek to Phakding (2,610m)

This is the first day of your trek, we will transfer you to the airport. You will reach Lukla by 40 mins flight. You will meet your porter in Lukla and trek to Phakding.

Day 02: Phakding (2,610m) - Namche (3440m)

The journey is a pleasant one as we head towards Namche Bazaar. The trail leading out of Phakding takes on the lush green forests adorned with pine and cedar trees moving through vibrant hamlets including Monjo and Jorsalle. Monjo also marks our entry into the Sagarmatha National Park as we ascend through the hilly trail reaching Namche in time to witness stunning views of Thamserku (6,608m) and Kongde Ri (6,187m). Overnight in Namche.

Day 03: Namche Bazaar(3,440m) – Tengboche (3,870m)

This trail offers great views. during your journey, you have a chance to watch spotted deer and Himalayan birds.

Day 04: Tengboche(3,870m) - Dingboche (4,410m)

Today’s trail takes you to Debuche which is one of the famous villages which is scattered by stones. Then you will cross Ijma Khola and heading to Pangboche. Then the trail follows the Lobuche Khola and you will reach Dingboche.

Day 05: Dingboche(4,410m) – Lobuche (4,910m)

Heading out of Dingboche the rugged Himalayan landscape slowly climbs through the snowy landscapes reaching Dughla. With the majestic views of the Himalayas the trail takes us to the village of Pheriche. From here, we make an ascending journey towards Chupki Lahara. Hereon, we descend through the glacial moraine of Khumbu Glacier all while enjoying the stunning views of Pumo ri and Mahalangur Himalayan ranges. Crossing the glacial pathways brings us to Lobuche on the foothills of Mt. Nuptse (7,861m). Overnight in Lobuche.

Day 06: Lobuche(4,910m) – Gorak Shep (5,160m) – Everest Base Camp (5,364m) and Gorak Shep (5,160m)

This journey might be the longest journey of your trek. After early morning breakfast, we will follow the rocky path and reach Gorekshep then we head over to Everest Base Camp, another one of the major events of our entire trip. Trekking on the glacial moraines, the trail steadily climbs towards the base camp. After a couple of hours of climbing, the trail finally leaves us at the foot of the world’s tallest mountain. Here, we explore the base cap and marvel at the views of the Khumbu Glacier, Icefall, and numerous mountains neighboring the Mt. Everest (8848m). After enjoying the thrill and adventure the Himalayas bring we make our way back to Gorak Shep.

Day 07: Gorak Shep(5,160m) – Kala Patthar (5,550m) – Pheriche (4,280m)

We climb ⅔ hours and reach Kala Patthar offers a sunrise awakening of the Himalayan ranges and we will go back to Gorek Shep for Breakfast and Back to Pheric.

Day 08: Pheriche(4,230m) – Namche Bazaar (3,440 m)

After Breakfast, we will start our journey to Namche which may take around 8/9 hours.

Day 09: Namche Bazaar(3,440m) – Lukla (2,845m)

This day is the second last day of our journey. After reaching Lukla we will say goodbye to our porters and we will stay overnight at Lukla.

Day 10: Lukla to Kathmandu (1,300m

The day begins early as flights out of Lukla are carried out early in the morning, if the weather is fine. Taking off from the Lukla airstrip gives us a sense of completing our journey while also giving one final glance at the Himalayas. Back at Kathmandu we directly head to the hotel freshening up from the days of the travel. Overnight in Kathmandu.

What is included in Short Trek to Everest Base Camp

  • Airport picks up and drops by private Car.
  • Domestic flights (Kathmandu- Lukla -Kathmandu).
  • Airport taxes.
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle.
  • Meals during the trek (Breakfast Lunch & Dinner) and Tea or Coffee.
  • Guest House (Lodge) during the trek.
  • 2 nights in Kathmandu and provide breakfast.
  • License holder Guide.
  • Porter service during the trek (one porter for two Guest).
  • All Government and Local Taxes.
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS).
  • Guide and porter salary.
  • Guide & Porter insurance during the trekking.
  • Farewell dinner with Typical Nepali culture.

What is Excluded

  • Nepalese visa fee.
  • Lunch & dinner at Kathmandu.
  • Trekking gear.
  • International flights.
  • Travel and rescue insurance.
  • personal expenses such as all Bar Bills Alcoholic or non Alcoholic Beverage drinks, phone and Laundry.
  • Hot Shower.
  • Tips for guide and porters.