Everest Base Camp Trek

14 Days


The Everest Base Camp Trek is a popular hiking route in the Himalayas that takes you to the base of Mount Everest. The trek typically takes around 12-14 days and covers a distance of approximately 130 kilometers, starting and ending in Lukla.

The route passes through beautiful mountain scenery and remote Sherpa villages, with highlights including Namche Bazaar, Tengboche Monastery, and the Khumbu Glacier. The trek is challenging, with high altitude and steep climbs, but is accessible to most fit and experienced hikers with proper preparation and acclimatization.

The Everest Base Camp Trek is considered a challenging hike due to its high altitude, steep ascents and descents, and unpredictable weather conditions. Some of the difficulties you may encounter during the trek include:

  1. Altitude sickness: The trek involves significant altitude gain, and the risk of altitude sickness increases as you ascend higher. It’s important to acclimatize properly and stay hydrated to avoid altitude sickness.
  2. Steep climbs and descents: The terrain can be quite steep and rocky, with many ups and downs. This can be physically demanding, particularly at high altitude.
  3. Unpredictable weather: The weather in the Himalayas can be unpredictable and can change quickly. You may encounter high winds, snow, and rain, which can make the trek more challenging.
  4. Basic accommodation and facilities: The lodges along the trekking route are basic and may not have modern amenities. This can be challenging for some trekkers who are not used to roughing it.
  5. Remote location: The trek takes place in a remote area with limited access to medical facilities and emergency services. It’s important to be prepared and have a plan in case of an emergency.

Overall, the Everest Base Camp Trek requires a good level of physical fitness, mental stamina, and careful planning to complete safely and successfully. Proper preparation and acclimatization are key to minimizing the difficulties and enjoying the experience.


  • The stunning mountain scenery of the Himalayas, including views of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, and many other peaks.
  • The colorful and vibrant Sherpa culture and hospitality, with opportunities to visit monasteries, museums, and local markets.
  • The challenging yet rewarding hike to the summit of Kala Patthar (5,545m) for an incredible panoramic view of the surrounding mountains.
  • Crossing high suspension bridges over rushing rivers and steep ascents and descents through beautiful valleys and forests.
  • The chance to see the daily life of high-altitude mountain climbers and base camp operations during the climbing season (April-May and September-October).
  • Experiencing the hospitality of the Nepali people and trying local cuisine, including the famous Sherpa stew and momos.



The Cost Includes

  • Pick-up or Drop-off service from and to Airport(in our own vehicle)
  • Transportation to and from!!
  • Food all along the trip(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a cup of coffee or tea) and accommodations during the trip in hotels with family environment
  • Transportation, food, accommodation and insurance of Guide during the trip
  • Down jacket, all-season sleeping bag, duffel bag and trekking map(in case if you don’t have your own. Down jacket, sleeping bag and duffel bag must be returned after completion of the trip)
  • First Aid Medical Kit(Your guide will carry the Medical Kit but we also advise to bring yourself for your own use, as far as possible)
  • All the required permits and paperwork

The Cost Excludes

  • International Airfare
  • Visa Charges
  • Hotel Expenses(In Kathmandu, some packages do include hotel expenses)
  • Your travel and medical insurance
  • Personal Expenses such as shopping, bar bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, titbits etc
  • Food and accommodations in Kathmandu
  • Services not mentioned or not promised by the agent/agency
  • Emergency expenses such as expenses on chartered helicopter.


How fit do I need to be to do this trek?

Annapurna Base Camp is a Grade B or a moderately difficult trekking route. So any fit person can do this trek, even if you do not have any previous experience. You should be aware of what to expect and mentally prepare for it. Then, as long as you will too, you can.

How long do we walk every day when doing Annapurna Base Camp trekking?

On average, you walk about 4 to 6 hours per day. One or two days can be as less as 3hrs and one or two days can be as long as 7hrs.

What is the highest altitude reached in this trek?

The highest altitude reached is 4190m. This is the elevation of Annapurna Base Camp. ABC is the highest we will climb in this trek.

What about battery charging and hot shower facilities?

Yes, you can charge batteries en route. Charger should be brought. There are hot shower facilities as well. You may have to pay a certain amount for both ($1-$2). Negotiate. Also, a hot water facility could be free at a lower elevation.

Are there ATMs on the way to Annapurna Base Camp?

No. There are no ATMs on this trek route. You will have to draw enough cash in Pokhara or Kathmandu. There are a number of ATMs in these cities. Everything is paid in Nepali rupees. So money should be exchanged before the start of the trek.

What about internet access?

Yes. The Internet can be accessed in most places. Sometimes, there might be some technical problems. The Internet in Nepal is not as fast as you are used to and at times you can just lose connection.

Is it necessary to hire Guides/trekking agency for Annapurna Base Camp trekking?

Not really. It depends on you. If you want, ABC trekking can be done independently. You could hire a guide and a porter by yourself instead of going through an agency or not hire a guide at all. Although, not having a guide can be a little problematic during the offseason.

It really depends on you. Is it your first time in Nepal? How confident are you of being able to find your way around? How pressed on time are you? If you go through an agency, it will be costlier but everything will be planned. You will only have to come, trek and return.

How much do guides and porters cost?

For the Annapurna region, pay for guides range from $20 to $30 per day and porters take $15 to $25 per day.


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  • 5,416 metres
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