7 Days Everest Base Camp Trek

Nepal is one of the most popular trekking destinations in the world. Trekkers find the routes of Nepal exotic, adventurous, and thrilling. Among various regions, the Everest region is popular for hosting mount Everest and its electrifying trekking routes.

7 days Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the popular trekking destinations of the Everest region. Every year trekkers from all around the world visit Nepal to trek this route.

Everest Base Camp Trek is an alternative option for travelers looking forward to viewing the magnificent Mount Everest. Climbing Mount Everest is on the list of many, but only a few can complete their dream.

So, this budget-friendly trek is made to fulfill the dream of people wishing to see the great mountain. This trek takes you on an exciting journey to the foot of the world’s highest mountain.

Mount Everest lies in the Solukhumbu district of province no.1 in the Sagarmatha Zone. It has two base camps south base camp in Nepal and while North base camp in China.

You will be trekking towards the south base camp on this trip. The south base camp is situated in the Himalayas on the eastern side of Nepal. The trek routes pass through Sagarmatha National Park. So, you will need permits to enter this region.

Sagarmatha National Park is home to various unique species of wildlife and vegetation. Some endangered wildlife is Red Panda, Monal, Danphe, Musk deer, Langur Monkeys, and many more.

During your trek, you will pass through beautiful forests filled with different plants and flowers. Such as birch, juniper, rhododendron, bamboo, etc. Also, many snowy peaks are seen along the trails. Such as Mt. Makalu, Nuptse, Dorje Himal, Mt. Cho Oyu, Mount Everest, and various other peaks.

You will also visit many famous towns and ancient monasteries on this trek. The highest point in EBC trek is Kala Patthar, from where the sunrise and sunset view looks mesmerizing.

Khumbu region is home to different communities. Such as Rai, Magar, Gurung, etc. But the majority of people found in this region are from the Sherpa community.

These people follow the Buddhist religion. While their culture and tradition are influenced by Tibetans. The hospitality provided by these people is hot and heart-melting. You get to have some amazing experiences in this 7 days Everest Base Camp Trek.

Great Adventure has brought you a 7 days Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary. This is a short and scenic trek in the beautiful Khumbu region. It displays the lifestyle and culture of the Himalayan people.

Don’t miss out on this exciting journey to the foot of Mount Everest. This is an amazing journey that gives you many memorable moments.

Highlights of 7 days Everest Base Camp Trek

  • Thrilling flight from Kathmandu to Lukla
  • Visit many beautiful towns in the Everest region
  • View various magnificent peak
  • Walkthrough colorful forest paths
  • Visit ancient monasteries
  • Explore the beautiful Khumbu region
  • Experience the Himalayan lifestyle

7 day Everest Base Camp Trek itinerary

Day 1: Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, then trek to Phakding

Flight Duration( to Lukla): 35 to 40 min

Trek Duration( Phakding): 3 to 4 hours

Flight Distance:

Trek Distance: 7.5 km

Maximum altitude( Lukla): 2800 m above sea level

Maximum altitude( Phakding): 2652 m above sea level

Today is the first day of your 7 day Everest Base Camp Trek. The respective representative and guide will pick you up from your hotel in Kathmandu. From there, you will be dropped off at the Tribhuvan airport.

Reaching the airport, you will board your flight to Lukla. It is about a half an hour flight from there. Soaring through the sky, you will see many scenic views out your window.

You will be flying over the Khumbu region, home to diverse communities. You can see beautiful mountain peaks and lush green valleys as you look out. Viewing them, you reach Lukla airport.

Lukla airport is also known as Tenzing-Hillary Airport. This airport is one of the most thrilling airports in the world. It is famous for having a narrow runway with a cliff on both sides. You get a chill down your spine as you look out during the plane’s landing.

From Lukla, you begin your trekking journey towards Phakding. As you head out of the town, you arrive at the police checkpoint. From there, you walk downhill through a beautiful rhododendron forest. As you progress, the trails get wide, and you reach Dudh Koshi.

Then following the river, you walk on the side of it for the rest of the day. Along the way, you will pass through many small villages with shops, lodges, etc. Walking for about a few hours, you arrive at your destination.

Phakding is a beautiful town and one of the main stopping points for trekkers. You will see various lodges in this place.

You will stay the night in one of the lodges.

Day 2: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar

Trek Duration: 5 to 6 hours

Trek Distance: 12 km

Maximum Altitude: 3440 m above sea level

After a peaceful night, you head towards Namche Bazaar from Phakding for the second day. It is a full day walk which is about a few hours long. As you head out of the town, you can get a slight glimpse of Mt. Thamserku.

Walking a bit in the up and downhill sections, you gradually make a slight climb in the trails. As you walk further into the trails, it gets narrower. After a while, you cross a suspension bridge over the Dudh Koshi river.

Crossing the bridge, you do a steep climb on the trails. The routes are quite dusty, so better cover your face and hair. As you walk, you get a peek of the awe-striking mount Everest.

Viewing the magnificent mountain, you keep climbing the trails. After some time you get to see small buildings and houses. You arrive at Namche Bazaar.

Namche Bazaar is pretty developed compared to other towns. This town offers many lodges, restaurants, and shops. You can explore around and know more about the town. Few of the shops offer free wifi for travelers.

You rest here for the night.

Day 3: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche

Trek Duration: 4 to 5 hours

Trek Distance: 10.4 km

Maximum Altitude: 3870 m above sea level

Today is the third day of your trek; you will head towards Tengboche from Namche Bazaar. On this day, you will walk deeper into the rich culture of the Khumbu region. You begin your walk by heading out of the beautiful town and doing a slight climb on the trails.

You continue making the ascent until you reach Kyangjuma, a small Sherpa village. From there, you head towards Sansa and continue to follow the trails.

Moving ahead in the wide path, you get a panoramic view of the various mountains. Such as Ama Dablam, Everest, and many more. Viewing them, you will make many little up and down walks. This day’s walk is not very tiring, so you have plenty of energy to explore around.

You will pass many stupas, prayer flags, and religious spots along the way. Then entering a lush green forest, you walk a bit further and cross a suspension bridge. After an exciting journey, you reach Tengboche.

Tengboche is a beautiful village popular for its monastery. This monastery is a famous attraction in the place.

You stay here for the night.

Day 4: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche

Trek Duration: 5 to 6 hours

Trek Distance: 12 km

Maximum Altitude: 4350 m above sea level

This is the fourth day of your trek. Today your head towards Dingboche from Tengboche. On this day, it feels like you are climbing higher into the elevation. You have been climbing since day one. But this day, you head out of the forest path and walk-in rocky terrains.

Heading out of the village, you descend through the forest path. Then passing through a small settlement, you will cross a few no-suspension bridges. From there, you climb the trails, which are not much steep.

The paths are paved with stones till Debuche. Debuche is a religious place popular for its monastery. You visit the monastery and explore the area. You can see mesmerizing Thanka paintings inside the monastery.

From there, you make a steep climb towards Pangboche. Then walking in flat trials, you reach Orso. After that, following the paths, you reach Dingboche. This is great for acclimatization during your trek.

You stay in one of the lodges for the night.

Day 5: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche

Trek Duration: 4 to 5 hours

Trek Distance: 9 km

Maximum Altitude: 4940 m above Sea Level

This is the fifth day of your trekking journey. Today you head towards Lobuche from Dingboche. On this day, you will have crossed the treelines and reached the land of snow and rocks.

You begin by making a slight ascent in the trails. Then you head towards Dusa near the Dughla village. Walking past small pasture lands, you reach Dusa. You get to see Lhotse and Ama Dablam’s beautiful mountain peaks.

After that, you follow the trails and walk along with the moraine glaciers made from the Khumbu glacier. After a long walk, you reach Lobuche, where you will stay for the night.

Day 6: Trek from Lobuche to Everest Base Camp, then trek to Gorak Shep and a Helicopter ride back to Lukla

Trek Duration: 6 to 8 hours

Maximum Altitude( Everest Base Camp): 5364 m above sea level

Today is the most exciting day of your 7 day Everest Base Camp Trek. You will be heading towards Everest Base Camp on your sixth day. Leaving the village behind, you head towards the major destination of your trek.

The camp is not that far away from Lobuche. Passing through small streams, rocky dunes, and moraines, you reach Everest Base Camp. You can see the Khumbu glaciers, Mount Everest, icefall, and many other peaks.

Taking snaps and exploring the area, you head back to Gorak Shep from here. Making a slight descent, you walk for a few hours and arrive at Gorakshep. Then you take a helicopter ride back to Lukla.

Arriving at Lukla, you can explore the town. This is your last day in the Everest region.

Stay here for the night.

Day 7: Early Morning flight back to Kathmandu

Flight Duration: 35 to 40 min

Maximum altitude: 1400 m above sea level

After a wonderful night, you wake up early this day. Today is the last day of your trek. You will be heading back to Kathmandu from Lukla. Retracing your airways, you reach your destination.

We hope you had a great time on this 7 day Everest Base Camp Trek. You can remember us for other tours as well.

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FAQs

Where is Mt Everest located?

Mt Everest remains in the Solukhumbu district of Province no 1 of Nepal.

How challenging is the 7 days Everest base camp trek?

This trek to EBC is moderately challenging. The added luxury of helicopter return reduces the difficulty of this trek significantly. However, you will have to remain physically fit for the tour as it takes you through rugged terrains that move up and down a lot.

What is the maximum altitude of this trek?

The maximum altitude of this trek is the Kalapathar (5644m)

When is the ideal season for the Everest base camp trek?

Spring and Autumn are the peak season for trekking in Nepal and hence the best time for the Everest Base Camp trek. They have perfect stable weather all around the trails with minimal precipitation. The temperatures remain moderate, with sunny days around, making it an excellent time for trekking in the region.

Can beginners take this trek?

Beginners can take this trek with proper packing and preparations. However, beginners must trek with a professional guide to help them navigate and keep them safe along the rails.

Is EBC trek possible without a guide?

Everest base camp trek is a mainstream trek, with hundreds of trekkers flocking to the Everest region. Hence, you can trek the Everest base camp solo as well. However, it is always recommended to trek these high-altitude terrains with a guide. Therefore, trekkers should get a professional guide with a proper trekking license for this trek.

Are our trekking permits required for this 7 days Everest base camp trek?

Trekking permits are essential for this 7 days Everest base camp trek, as with any other treks. The trek permits required include the Pasang Lhamu rural municipality permit and the Sagarmatha national park permit. The trek permits are available at the Nepal Tourism Boards office in Kathmandu and Monjo.

How to tackle altitude sickness along the trails?

Altitude Sickness is quite common in the high-altitude Everest Base Camp trek. There is generally low oxygen and air pressure, which causes altitude sickness along the trails. Hence, you should acclimatize well with regular fluid intake and rest well while trekking to tackle them.

What are accommodations during the Everest base camp trek?

The Everest base camp trek has basic facilities of accommodation. You will stay in local tea houses and lodges along the trail. They provide basic room facilities with beds, sheets, mattresses, and blankets. You can carry extra sleeping bags as the weather is extremely cold at the upper destinations.

What are the food and water facilities in the Everest base camp trek?

Food and water facilities are available in teahouses. You will get Dal Bhaat twice a day for lunch and dinner, whereas tea, coffee, and other hot beverages for breakfast. You can also get other meals like bread, toast, eggs, porridge, noodles, garlic soup, and other teahouses. You can carry water purification tablets and use them for drinking water purposes.

Is Travel insurance necessary for this trek?

Yes, travel insurance is essential to any trekking adventure in Nepal. The 7 days Everest base camp trek requires proper travel insurance covering 4000m and above altitudes. It must include accidents, injuries, thefts, property loss, evacuations, etc.

What are the connectivity facilities on this trek?

There is proper connectivity along the lower region of the trails, but as you move high along the path, the connectivity gets lesser. You will get NTC and NCell 4G connections in some places of the trail. You can get local SIM cards and can use them to contact your friends and family back home.

7 day Everest Base Camp Trek routes

Your 7-day Everest Base Camp Trek journey begins as you board your flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. This is a short flight that flies you over the Khumbu region. Reaching the airport you begin your trekking journey towards Phakding from there.

The next day you head towards Namche Bazaar, a famous rest destination for trekkers. This place is more developed compared to other parts of this region. You stay the night there.

From there you leave for Tengboche the following day. Walking in off-beaten trails and viewing scenarios you reach your destination. You stay here for this day.

Then from there, you head towards Dingboche, another beautiful village. Crossing many suspension bridges and passing through small settlements you arrive here. You call it a day here.

After a night in Dingboche, you head towards Lobuche passing through a beautiful forest filled with unique vegetation. While passing through these forests you might even sight some rare wildlife.

From Lobuche, you head towards Everest Base Camp the main destination of this trek. After spending some time there you head towards Gorakshep. Then from there, you take a helicopter ride back to Lukla.

Reaching Lukla you can explore around as this is your last day in this region. After a splendid night, you wake up early to catch the morning flight back to Kathmandu.

Before your trek begins you can roam around Kathmandu city. As there many tourist destinations you can visit in this city. The city tour can be done in a day so you can add an extra day to your plan for it. You can visit different UNESCO Heritage sites situated here. Or roam around the local market and visit some popular streets.

Best time to visit Everest Base Camp Trek

Nepal has four seasons to choose for your visit to Everest Base Camp Trek. any time of the year is fine but it is better to visit during clear weather. Visiting during the favorable season enhances your trekking experience.

Spring, Autumn, Winter, and Monsoon are the four-season for trekking in the Everest base camp routes. Trekkers mostly visit this region during spring and autumn season.

Spring season is the time for a new beginning all around the region. Winter has just finished so it can still be chilly for the first early weeks. This season falls under the month of March, April, and May.

These months are one of the crowded times of the year. If you love walking, viewing the beauty of nature. Then this season will be perfect for doing Everest base camp trek.

The weather and temperature are favorable during this season. Clear blue sky giving the best view of landscapes and mountain peaks on the trials. As for the days they are sunny. While night can be chilly as you climb high in the elevation.

During this season the flower buds ready to bloom will have covered the forest paths. So, prepare yourself for an astounding view of the region.

Monsoon Season is the season for heavy rainfall. This is the season when routes are slippery and muddy in lower regions. Whereas there are fewer chances of continuous rainfall in high elevation. Monsoon Season falls under the months of June, July, and August.

The weather and temperature are least favorable for trekking. Due to bad weather conditions, flights to Lukla can be canceled or delayed. Also, dark clouds hide the beautiful scenario.

But this season is perfect for researchers and botanists. Due to heavy rain showers, new species of flora will have bloomed in the paths. So, if you are planning your trek during this season carry sweaters and a raincoat.

Autumn Season is the peak season for Everest Base Camp trek. The already bloomed flower will make the valley and paths colorful all around the region. This season falls under the months of September, October, November.

The weather and temperature are perfect for trekking in this route. The days are warm and sunny while the night is mild cold. Also, the mountain peak and valleys look quite outstanding under the clear sky.

This is the crowded time of the year so you will find companions throughout the way. So, be prepared to see many scenic views during this trek.

Winter Season is the coldest time of the year. This is the season for heavy snowfall. The months from December, January, and February fall under this season.

The weather is clear but the temperature can drop below freezing during this season. The days are warm but can be pretty cold during the early morning and nighttime. You should pack warm clothes to protect you from the cold weather.

7 day Everest Base Camp trek difficulties

Below are some of the Everest Base Camp trek difficulties you might face while doing Everest Base Camp Trek.

No acclimatization

This a short day trek so acclimatization day is not held for our 7 day Everest Base Camp Trek. While trekking in a high altitude rest day is needed. But on this trek, you reach till Everest Base Camp. So with proper care and preparation, you can complete it without much trouble.

Acclimatization is held to help your body adjust to the climate in high regions. It is to prevent altitude sickness which is common while trekking in high elevation. But you have no acclimatization on this trek, you have to keep your body and mind fit.

Drink plenty of water and stay hydrated which is an important factor while trekking. Also, walk slowly and take rest along the way to catch your breath.

Weather and temperature

Weather and Temperature are never predictable while trekking in high altitudes. It can be sunny a moment and windy the next. The climatic condition in the high Himalayas can go through many changes in a day.

You should be prepared to face climate changes in the high mountains. If you are traveling during the spring and autumn season. Then carrying a sweater will be helpful. As the weather and temperature are a bit chilly during the night and early morning.

As for monsoon don’t forget to carry raincoats and waterproof bags. It is the season when heavy rainfall occurs in lower regions. While traveling during monsoon be prepared to face flight delays and cancellations.

And for winter carry warm clothes to keep you warm throughout the trek. It gets very cold during this season. The higher you climb the colder it gets, so pack essential things.

Everest Base Camp Trek Route

Everest Base Camp Trek Temperature in October

The routes are graded moderate to difficult level climb. The routes can be challenging if this is your first climb. But it can be moderate for the experienced trekkers.

On this trek, you will be walking through many off-beaten roads. So, a lot of your stamina will be required. Also, the steep up and downhill climbs will be tiring for newcomers.

If you don’t have a habit of walking continuously for days then the routes can be harsh. As you will be walking for about 5 to 6 hours a day. So, prepare yourself beforehand this trek.

Physical fitness

Before starting your trekking journey, being physically and mentally fit is compulsory. Without good body condition and a stable mind, you cannot complete your journey.

To maintain your physical and mental health, you can do some exercises on your own. This trek does not require any technical training, only physical training. Such as running, short hikes, swimming, cycling, meditation, long walks, etc.

It is also better to visit your doctor for a full health checkup prior to the trek. As many suffer from underlying heart disease during this trek. So, better to be cautious.

Things to consider for 7 Days Everest Base Camp Trek

Professional trekking guide

Professional guides with proper license is another essential part of this trek. These trails in the high-altitude Everest region terrains are pretty challenging. The chances of losing your way and getting injured are high along the trails. Hence, professional guides with experience are a must for the 7 days of Everest Base Trek.

They will help you navigate and keep you safe along these rugged terrains. These guides will also give you a complete insight into the region’s culture, tradition, and heritage. Some porters carry your excess luggage during the trek. Hence, you can hire them on your trek for a safe and comfortable adventure.

Altitude sickness

One extremely challenging aspect of this trek on the foothills of the Himalayas is the risk of getting altitude sickness. These aspects make trekking in the high-altitude Everest region quite tricky. Acute mountain sickness can get tackled through proper acclimatization.

Besides that, you should also hydrate regularly with adequate water. The itinerary has plenty of acclimation days to help you adapt along the trails. Our professional guides will help you get acclimatized along the trails. Besides, it would help if you also avoided alcoholic beverages along the route.

Trek Permits

Trekkers must get their respective trekking permits to start their trekking adventure. Trekkers need Pasang Lhamu Rural municipality permit and Sagarmatha national park for the 7 days Everest base camp trek. Trekkers can get these permits at the Nepal tourism board’s office in Kathmandu and Monjo. However, if you trek with us, we will get these trek permits for you in advance.

Physical fitness

Another important aspect of this trek is that you should remain physically fit. Therefore, you should start training, including physical conditioning, cardiovascular exercises, and mental preparation. You can perform these activities a few weeks before this trek. These exercises will build your muscles, flexibility, and fitness for this trek. Mental preparation to keep you motivated along the trail.

Travel insurance

Travel insurance is necessary for high altitude treks in Nepal. They must cover medical injuries, theft, accidents, loss, helicopter evacuation, etc. The cost of helicopter evacuations is relatively high, around $4000 to $5000 in the region.

Why Take the 7 Days Everest Base Camp Trek?

The 7 Days EBC is a beautiful trek in the majestic foothills of the Everest region. There are magical trails that will enchant you. Read on for why you should take this trek in detail:

Incredible short duration adventure

The Everest base camp trek has a short duration, quite incredible. The duration of this quick trek is relatively short, but it gives you the best trekking adventure. Trekkers will go through high-altitude uphill and downhill terrains in the most challenging terrains. Hence, this trek is quite popular among trekkers who want a quick but fulfilling adventure in the region.

Scenic mountain vista

This outstanding trek is known for its scenic mountain vista encompassing the mountains of the Everest region. The Himalayan panorama, especially during the sunrise and sunset, where the sun’s golden rays fall upon the silver mountains, highlights this trek. There are various viewpoints along the trail, including Kalapathar. These points offer incredible views of Mount Everest and other massif mountains.

Luxurious Helicopter travel

The helicopter journey from Gorakshep to Lukla is a highlight of this trek. This beautiful trek is ideal for travelers who want a quick trek with a luxurious return. The helicopter trip will help you skip the challenging trail and allow you to reach your destination quickly. This will enable you to experience adventurous and luxurious trekking adventures in a single itinerary.

Lovely cultural exploration

The trails of this trek pass through some of the cultural landmarks of the region. These include local settlements, monasteries, gompas, and others. Trekkers will observe the beautiful trails and get insights into this cultural heritage. There are various aspects of the trek, why you should take this 7 Days Everest Base Camp Trek.

Safe and comfortable trekking

Experienced tour operators run this 7 days EBC trek. There are safety protocols for any emergency conditions during the trek. The professional guides who help you navigate these trails also have first aid training. Hence, you can get assured of a fantastic trekking experience in the beautiful landscapes of the Everest region.

How to tackle altitude sickness?

Altitude sickness is a significant part of any trekking journey in Nepal. Hence, acclimatization is also essential in this 7 days Everest Base Camp trek journey. This is a short-duration trek. Hence, you should rest well to adapt to the high-altitude terrains.

Besides, you should not rush along your trail and trek at a gentle pace. The high-altitude region has less oxygen and air pressure in the atmosphere. These incredible terrains require you to be in a top position.

One pro tip is to avoid drinking alcoholic beverages while trekking as it can lead to dehydration. You can also explore the beautiful monasteries and local settlements on acclimatization days. Altitude sickness can get severe and fatal if not treated in time. Hence, you should acclimatize well for the trek.

Trip safety

Our trekking packages get conducted by experienced team members, which include professional trekking guides. These trekking guides are also well trained in first aid. They will also follow safety protocols in case of emergency conditions.

Our in-depth safety protocols will help run this tour as safety is our utmost priority. In case of severe altitude sickness or injuries, we will help you descend immediately. There are also facilities for evacuation that we can use if necessary.

Food and Accommodation

The food and accommodation facilities in this EBC trek are in the teahouses and lodges. Local tea houses and clubs along the route provide a place to stay and have meals. The rooms in the tea houses provide you with facilities like warm blankets, pillows, and a bed.

You will have to carry extra sleeping bags as the cold can get extreme in the region. There are facilities for toilets outside of the teahouses. However, you will have to carry your toiletries along the trail.

Besides that, the meals in these teahouses are typical Nepalese diet of “Dal Bhat.” It is ideal for the trek as it is both nutritious and delicious. Along these trails are various other meal facilities, including momo, noodles, soup, bread, etc..

Tea, coffee, garlic soup, and noodle soup can be found in these teahouses. Different tea flavors, including mint tea, rhododendron tea, and lemon tea, are also available. You will get eggs, bread, and porridge for breakfast and “Dal Bhaat” for lunch and dinner.

Snacks like protein bars, chocolate bars, snickers, etc., help you get charged in these trails. It would help if you carried these snacks and a large amount of water to keep you hydrated while trekking.

How to Train for the Trek?

Trekkers must go through a strenuous trekking regime before this trek. There are various challenges in high-altitude terrains. Hence, you should trek rigorously at least a few weeks before the trek to tackle these challenges. There are numerous training that you can perform, which must include physical as well as mental activities.

Endurance, stamina, flexibility, and physical fitness are attributes you will strengthen with these training regimes. Physical exercises will help you gain strength for this trek. There are various other advantages of this training, including building stamina. Weight exercises will help you gain muscles in different parts of your body.

There are cardiovascular exercises that will increase your flexibility in your body. Flexibility will keep you protected from cramps and injuries along the route. These exercises also help you breathe well in high-altitude terrain with less oxygen and air pressure. These exercises include hiking, swimming, jogging, cycling, and others.

Mental stability is an essential part of this trekking journey. The trekkers must have a positive attitude and should remain motivated during this trek. This will help you with moving along even in the toughest of conditions. Practice hikes around neighboring areas help you immensely during this trek. Moreover, it would be best to learn about the expedition from experienced trekkers as a part of your preparation.

A typical day in the 7 days Everest base camp trek

The typical day in the 7 days Everest Base Camp trek starts as you wake up early and complete your morning rituals. Then, you will have your warm breakfast which usually consists of hot beverages like tea and coffee, along with bread, eggs, or porridge. You will begin your walk at around 8 AM with your Sherpa guide and porters.

The trek starts with the view of majestic scenery, and you can take as many pictures during the trek. Trekkers will also get to observe and explore the local settlements of the region. The Sherpa will help you navigate the trail and provide information and local insights as you trek.

You will also need to carry a small backpack consisting of snacks and water. We will stop at teahouses to have our lunch for the day and then rest there for an hour. The trek continues for five to six hours before arriving at your destination. We will have our snacks and then continue resting at your teahouse.

You can also explore the areas around the region. Finally, you will have your meal dinner at around 7 PM. You can also gather in the common hall, have conversations, and socialize with fellow trekkers. The team leader/guide will brief you about the next day’s trek. You can also play cards, and games, or read a book before you sleep in the teahouse.

Covid-19 Guidelines and Protocols

The safety guidelines have been a concern of every traveler ever since the Covid-19 pandemic. Is the EBC trek safe? Is it safe to travel to Nepal? These questions might arise in your mind. Well, the answer to all your queries a resounding Yes!

It’s completely safe to trek the Everest Base camp. The trails of this trek pass through some of the local settlements with a quaint, quiet aura. You will not experience crowded trails and be on your own to experience blissful nature. Besides that, the helicopter tour will allow you to skip the returning tracks.

We undertake detailed measures to tackle covid-19 safety concerns. We use masks, gloves, and sanitizers during the trek. There is also proper social distancing. Our guides also have first aid training and provide immediate help in emergencies. Hence, You will have a safe trekking experience with us.

Essential Tips for the Trek

  • Trekkers should carry an adequate amount of water and snacks during their trek.
  • Hiring trekking guides with a proper trekking license is a must.
  • Trekkers should start their journey early to avoid arriving at the destination in the dark.
  • In the peak season, there is a high chance of trekking teahouses and lodges getting packed. Hence you should book all your facilities in advance.
  • Packing the trekking equipment and items should not be excessive, only those necessary.
  • Trekkers can take water purification tablets and water bottles for drinking water purposes.
  • If you intend to use your trekking equipment only once, you can rent them in the shops around Thamel.
  • Trekkers should train properly with physical as well as mental exercises.

Packing List – 7 Days Everest Base Camp Trek

Clothing

  • Trekking pants
  • Trekking shirts
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Down jacket
  • Fleece jackets
  • Windproof jacket
  • Thermal wears
  • Trekking boots
  • Woolen trekking socks
  • Warm woolen cap
  • Woolen gloves
  • Raincoat

First Aid and Toiletries

  • Water purifying tablets
  • Anti-nauseant medication
  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Rehydration salts
  • Sanitizer
  • Quick-dry towel
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Toilet paper
  • Sunscreen

Others

  • Phone
  • Power Banks
  • Solar Charges
  • Extra Batteries
  • Local SIM card
  • Reusable water bottles
  • Camera

Important documents

  • Passport
  • Travel insurance
  • Trekking Permits

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7 Days Everest Base Camp Trek

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