Everest Base Camp Trek 7 days is the shortest trekking to Mount Everest Base Camp. In those seven amazing days in the Himalayas, you will get the chance to explore the natural and cultural wonders of Everest Region. The shorter version of both Everest Base Camp Trek 13 Days or 10 Days Everest Base Camp Trekking follows the same route until Lobuche. From Lobuche, the trek will be converted into the Helicopter Tour. From Lobuche, the helicopter will pick you up and will take to Everest base camp and further back to Kathmandu. Fascinating 7 days Everest Base Camp trekking first offers to trek through the rough trail of the Himalayas with exploring the local villages, alpine forests into the thin air. During the trekking, you can explore some of the wonderful Buddhist Monasteries including Tengboche plus the Dingboche Monastery.
The best season for Everest Base Camp Trek 7 Days are spring (March-May) and autumn (September-November). Thus, If you have more time and prefer a more relaxing trekking then you can choose Everest Base Camp Trekking 13 Days. Next, if you have a short vacation than 2 weeks and prefer to do a complete EBC trek then 10 Days Everest Base Camp Trekking would be a perfect trek.
Everest Base Camp Trek 7 Days:
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1334m.) and transfer to the hotel.
Upon your arrival, our representative will welcome you and will assist you to the hotel. Get refreshed from the jet lag. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Scenic flight to Lukla (45 minutes) and trek to Phakding (2,652m. /4-5 hours trekking/ 8km approx.)(Lunch&Dinner)
Early morning take a scenic flight to Lukla. From Lukla, you trek will begin. Meet all crews there and start your trekking to Phakding. A walk via Dudhkoshi River to Phakding is an amazing experience. Overnight at the teahouse.
Day 3: Trek to Namche Bazar (3,440m. /5-6 hours trekking/ 10km approx.)(B/L/D)
The second day of the trekking, take early breakfast and start hiking to Namche Bazar, as the height rises the trek gets exciting. On a clear day, you can see the glimpse of Mount Everest before reaching Namche Bazar. Namche Bazar is known as the Sherpa Capital and is the last point to get the gears needed for the trekking. Overnight at Namche Bazar.
Day 4: Trek to Tengboche (3870m./5-6 hours trekking/ 10km approx.)(B/L/D)
One of the exciting day of the trekking. Start your trekking after the breakfast to Tengboche. A gentle walk to Tengboche is always a good one. From Tengboche, one can get the magnificent views of mountains including Mount Everest. Visiting Tengboche monastery is another highlight of the day. Overnight at the teahouse.
Day 5: Trek to Dingboche (4360m./5-6 hours trekking/ 8km approx.)(B/L/D)
Get up early morning to catch the sunrise. After breakfast starts the trek towards Dingboche. Walk gently and take good rest. During the trek, you might feel the thin air. Overnight at Dingboche.
Day 6: Trek to Lobuche (4940m./ 5-6 hours trekking/ 7km approx.)(B/L/D)
Wonderful trekking day, along with the way the mighty Himalayas accompany from all sides. Trekking through the Khumbu Glacier moraine. The prayer flags and the stone shrines look just amazing. Overnight at Lobuche.
Day 7: Lobuche to Everest Base Camp (5364m.) and fly back to Kathmandu(Include Breakfast)
In the morning the Helicopter will come to pick you up at Lobuche. From Lobuche, you will fly to Everest Base Camp, along the views are absolutely amazing. Upon your arrival in the Everest Base Camp, you can collect some wonderful memories. Then after you will be flying back to Kathmandu. The helicopter will take a break at Lukla for refueling. In the evening, you will be enjoying farewell dinner at authentic Nepal restaurant.
Day 8: Fly back home
One of our representatives will transfer you to Kathmandu airport to catch the returning flight back home. We hope to see you in Nepal soon again.
Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast in twin sharing basis
Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing
Teahouse accommodation during trekking
Three meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
Welcome and farewell dinners
Flight (Kathmandu- Lukla, Lobuche-Kathmandu)
An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek and their all expenses
Porter (1 porter for 2 trekkers) and his all expenses
TIMS and Permit Cards
Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after the trek)
Necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS)
Nepalese visa fee
Travel and rescue insurance
Excess baggage charge(s)
Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu
Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, Wi-Fi charge, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
1 pair strong hiking boots
1 pair sports shoes
1 medium rucksack/backpack
1 small day pack
1 sleeping bag (according to seasons)
1 inner sleeping sheet
1 down jacket/all weather Anorak
1 fleece/warm sweater
1 water and windproof jacket
2 pair lightweight trousers
1 pair shorts
2 long sleeves cotton or polypro
1 medium sized towel
1 water bottle-1 or 2 litre
1 torch/flashlight and spare batteries
1 Swiss type knife
2 pairs light socks
3 pairs heavy wool socks
Underwear (including thermals)
Spring is one of the best seasons. As you trek through the rhododendron forest you can see the rhododendron blooming around plus the views also get clearer
Autumn is another best season for trekking Everest Base Camp. This time around, the views gets clear and amazing.
Winter (December-February) Not recommended.
Trekking Everest Base Camp in Monsoon is not recommended because the heavy rainfall happens and the Flights are heavily distributed.
The costing is for 2 persons. If you are single then the cost will be different. Also, if there are more people trekking then the cost will come down significantly.
Permits TIMS Card: US$ 10 National Park entry fee: US$ 33
Tourist Visa Information
Visa Facility Duration Fee Multiple entry 15 days US$ 25 or equivalent convertible currency
Multiple entry 30 days US$ 40 or equivalent convertible currency Multiple entry 90 days US$ 100 or equivalent convertible currency Click here for more Nepal Visa details
Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)
It gets when you go up in the high mountains where the air is thin. Symptoms
Headache Problem on breathing Dizziness Nausea and Vomiting Fatigue/loss of energy Loss of appetite
Techniques for preventing AMS
Walk slowly and take small breaks during the trekking Drink more water and avoid alcohol Take acclimatization days during the trek Avoid smoking Eat light and high-calorie diets, foods in rich potassium is recommend Get prepare with the warms clothes It is better to try some hiking before going the high altitude. Some Medication Suggestion of AMS
Paracetamol and Ibuprofen for headaches Anti-sickness medicines, like promethazine for nausea Acetazolamide to prevent and treat high altitude sickness Common AMS treatment
Descend down to the lower altitude and go up again once you feel better. If it does not improve even after descending or get worse then you should see the doctor. Take the suggested medicine, take ibuprofen or paracetamol for a headache, if you feel sick then take anti-sickness medicines. Always share your companions if you are not feeling well so that they can help you before it is too late.
Booking To book the trip, you can request through booking form on the trip or you can send us an email directly.
Payment While booking a trip with us, you can send us 10 % as advance via Bank Transfer/Western Union/ Credit Card. You can pay rest on arrival at our Kathmandu office.
Documents You are requested to provide a photocopy of the passport and Nepal visa. Also, please provide us 3 fresh passport size photographs.
Accommodation We will provide you 3-star category hotels in Kathmandu. During the trekking, you will be using the teahouses.
Foods Foods, you get during the trekking is safe and healthy. In the altitude, we recommend you to eat the local food and the vegetarian. Our guides are knowledgeable will take you to the best places for the food.
Water During the trekking, you can get the bottled water easily and it cost US$ 2 in the low elevations and US$ 3-4 in higher elevations. Next option would be, taking 1 or 2-liter water bottle plus the water purifier with you so that you can use tap or spring water.
Trekking staffs All of our trekking guides/porters are license holder, highly experienced and professionals and always dedicated to making your trip in the Himalayas an amazing one.
Flight Delays Sometimes flights delay to and from Lukla are expected. In the worst case, if you cannot fly in/out Lukla, then we will arrange the sharing helicopter which normally cost US$ 500 extra per person.
Responsible Tourism We believe in responsible tourism so we operate all of our trips on the responsible way. We always focus on minimizing the negative environmental, social and economic impacts. We focus on creating greater economic benefits for the local community same time request all to preserve the beauty of mother nature.
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