Everest Base Camp Trek 7 Days

Duration: 7 Days   |  
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Strenuous
  • Trip Style: Trekking and Tour
  • Transport: Aeroplane + Helicopter
  • Food: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel + Teahouses + Lodges
  • Group Size: 2-14
  • Max Elevation: 5364m

7 Days Everest Base Camp Trek is a compact trekking adventure in the remote parts of the Himalayan nation of Nepal. The trails of this spectacular trek take you through the beautiful natural terrains of the region. The Himalayan foothills of the area are widely known for their fantastic adventure opportunities.

This trekking adventure is located in the Solukhumbu district of Province 1 in the northeast of the country. The spectacular views of the Mahalangur Himalayan range's snow-clad mountains are the highlights of this journey. You will need to cross steep uphill and downhill terrains during this adventure.

The beautiful, diverse trail also takes you through the various natural terrains of the region. These include serene waterfalls, forested areas, rivers, mountain passes, glaciers, meadows, pasturelands, and other natural landmarks.

Trekkers travel through the natural habitat of wildlife species that are rare and endangered in the region. The Sagarmatha National Park covers most parts of the trail. The national park area works to protect and conserve the local people. The trek's itinerary also includes a helicopter return, making the tour more straightforward.

The cultural terrains of the region pass through the settlements of the local Sherpa community. Many other local ethnic communities along the trails, including Bhotia, Tamang, and Gurung communities. People in the region follow Buddhism followed by Hinduism as their primary religion. You can find Buddhist heritage landmarks like monasteries, chortens, gompas, etc.

Our Everest Base Camp trek 7 days starts from Kathmandu as you take a scenic mountain flight. After the 35-40 minutes mountain flight, you will arrive at the beautiful destination of Lukla. The trekking journey starts from this settlement after resting for a while. The trails then take you through the beautiful terrains in the Himalayan foothills.

The trail from Lukla takes you to Phakding village settlement. The trail passes through the settlements of Monjo and Jorsale before arriving at Namche. Namche, the region's commercial hub, has many tourist attractions, including cafes, restaurants, hotels, bars, souvenir shops, etc. The bustling atmosphere of the place will enchant you during the journey.

The serene landscapes include alpine forests, water streams, rivers, and others. You will need to cross these rivers through the suspension bridges and other small wooden bridges. The trails take you to Tengboche, where you can find the famous religious Tengboche monastery. There you can find a viewpoint to observe the snow-clad mountains of the Everest Mahalangur range.

We will cross various challenging landscapes before arriving at the Lobuche village settlement. You need to be careful as you will reach the high-altitude region. Therefore, trekkers are generally quite prone to altitude sickness in the area. You will then travel to the settlements of Dingboche village settlement and spend the night.

Finally, you will arrive at Gorakshep after trekking for some hours. It is the last settlement before you arrive at the stunning base camp of the highest mountains in the world. The trail to EBC from Gorak Shep is challenging, with many steep uphill terrains. After arriving at the beautiful base camp of the highest mountain in the world, you will explore the area.

Moreover, you can observe the most incredible Himalayas vista, crisp mountain air, and the bustling atmosphere of the region. You can trek in the beautiful location and descend back to the Gorakshep. From Gorak Shep, you will travel to Lukla on a scenic helicopter flight. You will travel on a helicopter flight to observe the sweeping Himalayan vista. After arriving at Lukla, you will take a scenic mountain flight and fly back to Kathmandu.

This incredible Everest Base Camp trek 7 days is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Contact us at Marvel Adventure for more detailed information about the Everest Base Camp trek 7 days. Book with us for a safe and comfortable adventure in the Everest region. Happy traveling!

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    Highlights

    • Incredible Himalayan flight to Lukla from Kathmandu
    • View the tallest mountains in the world, including Mount Everest, Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Cho Oyu, Nuptse, and others.
    • Exploring the cultural settlements along the trail
    • Traversing through the serene landscapes of the region, including waterfalls, forests, hills, lakes, rivers, and others
    • Exploring the Buddhist heritage sites, including monasteries, temples, gompas, chortens, and others
    • Passing through the remote terrains of the region
    • Incredible hospitality of the local people in the teahouses

    Day to Day Itinerary

    • Day 1 Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, and then Trek to Phakding

      Phakding altitude: 2610 m

      Flight duration: 35-40 minutes

      Trek duration: 3-4 hours

      Overnight: Phakding

      The beautiful Everest Base Camp trek starts as you take a scenic Himalayan flight to the Everest region's gateway, Lukla. You will take an early mountain flight to Lukla, which takes around 35–40 minutes. The flight provides you with the Himalayan mountains of the Everest Mahalangur range.

      After arriving at Lukla, you will start your trek in the Everest region. The beautiful terrains of the area are pretty enchanting along the trail. You will get the best adventure in the scenic hill landscapes. The trail then takes you through the scenic uphill and downhill terrains, after which you will arrive at Phakding. After arriving at Phakding, you will explore the beautiful landscapes. In Phakding, you will rest overnight at the teahouse.

      • Meals: B, L, D
      • Accommodation: Tea House/Lodge
      • Place: Phakding
      • Altitude: 2610 m
    • Day 2 Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar

      Namche Bazaar altitude: 3440 m

      Trek duration: 4-5 hours

      Overnight: Namche Bazaar

      The EBC trek on this day starts from Phadking, after which you will have breakfast in the teahouse. You can also observe the beautiful snow-clad mountains of the region. The beautiful trail takes you through the scenic vista of the region. There are various landscapes that you will pass through the area to arrive at Namche Bazaar.

      Trekkers will pass through the beautiful suspension bridges of the region, providing you with a unique adventure. You will pass above the serene Dudh Koshi river and other water streams of the region. Trekkers can also observe the sweeping vista of Mt. Thamserku while trekking in the area.

      After trekking for some time, you will arrive at the Monjo village, where you will show your permits. The beautiful Sagarmatha National Park is a significant landmark in the area. The snow-clad mountains of the region provide you with a great adventure. The natural landmarks of the UNESCO-listed natural heritage site are pretty exciting.

      We will then trek to Jorsale on the trail passing through the beautiful suspension bridges along the banks of the Dudh Koshi. After walking along the serene trails of the beautiful Namche Bazaar. In the Namche Bazaar, a village settlement, you can observe the beautiful cultural landscapes of the region.

      There is a sweeping vista of the snow-clad mountains from various points along the trail. Namche Bazaar has many lovely cafes, hotels, restaurants, bars, bakeries, souvenir shops, and other regions. You can explore the local settlements of the area and get the various items in the shops around the Namche Bazaar. After exploring the beautiful territory, you can spend the night at the teahouse in the region.

      • Meals: B, L, D
      • Accommodation: Lodge/Hotel
      • Place: Namche
      • Altitude: 3440 m
    • Day 3 Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche

      Tengboche altitude: 3876 m

      Trek duration: 5-6 hours

      Overnight: Tengboche

      From Namche Bazaar, you will trek to Tengboche, passing through the beautiful terrains of the region. We will have your breakfast in the teahouse. The trail starts from Tengboche. We will have our stop after trekking for a few hours at Kyanjuma. It is an excellent time to walk in the region with the sweeping vista of the Everest Mahalangur Himalayan range.

      The region's trails pass through the forested areas where you can find rhododendron and pine trees. From Kyanjuma, we will continue our trek through the beautiful part for 45 minutes to trek alongside the Phunki Tenga river. After walking for some time, you will finally arrive at the beautiful Tengboche.

      There you can find the cultural significance hub of the region, including the Tengboche monastery. The part has beautiful Himalayan landscapes, including the stunning vista of Mt. Ama Dablam. After exploring the beautiful area in Tengboche, you will spend the night at the teahouse.

      • Meals: B, L, D
      • Accommodation: Lodge/Tea House
      • Place: Tengboche
      • Altitude: 3876m
    • Day 4 Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche

      Dingboche altitude: 4400 m

      Trek duration: 5-6 hours

      Overnight: Dingboche

      We will wake up early to observe the beautiful Himalayan sunrise. From the beautiful Himalayan landscapes, we will continue our journey from Tengboche to Dingboche. The beautiful trail will pass through the spectacular forested trails of the region. There you can observe a large number of rhododendrons and fir trees.

      You will need to cross various suspension bridges above the Pangboche. After trekking for some time, we will finally arrive at her settlement, where we will stop and have lunch. We then walk through the narrow trails to finally arrive at the narrow path. After a few hours of trekking, we will finally arrive at the beautiful village settlement to arrive at Dingboche. We will spend the night at a local teahouse.

      • Meals: B, L, D
      • Accommodation: Teahouse/Lodge
      • Place: Dingboche
      • Altitude: 4400m
    • Day 5 Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche

      Maximum altitude: 4900 m

      Trek duration: 5 hours

      Overnight: Lobuche

      The beautiful trail of the EBC trek then takes you to the region's scenic landscapes. Trekkers will pass through the natural terrains of the region, including the steep uphill climbs. The beautiful trek trails will take you through the numerous landscapes of the area. We ascended steeply to our destination of the day, Lobuche.

      The trail also provides you with sweeping views of the snow-clad mountains. These snow-clad mountains of the region include Mt. Everest, Makalu, Amadablam, and others. The trail then continues for another 2-3 hours before we arrive at the settlement of Thukla.

      After continuous trekking for 3-4 hours, we arrive at our destination of Lobuche. It takes around 4-5 hours to complete our trekking journey to Lobuche. After trekking for some time, you will arrive at your destination and rest at a teahouse.

      • Meals: B, L, D
      • Accommodation: Tea House/ Logdge
      • Place: Lobuche
      • Altitude: 4900m
    • Day 6 Trek Lobuche - Gorakshep - Everest Base Camp, then back to Gorak Shep. Helicopter flight back to Lukla.

      Everest Base Camp altitude: 5365 m

      Trek Duration: 6-8 hrs

      Flight duration: 20 minutes

      Overnight: Lukla

      The trail on this trek section will take you through the beautiful settlements of the region to arrive at EBC. You will need to cross various challenges to arrive at the destination. Trekkers will have their breakfast in the area and then continue their journey to Gorak Shep, the last settlement you will find ahead of the EBC. In Gorakshep, you will rest and have lunch in the region.

      From Gorakshep, we will continue our trek in the region. The trail then leads you to the beautiful trails that are pretty challenging. The tracks then take you through the magnificent courses to arrive at the destination of EBC. After arriving at EBC, pass through the moraines and dunes of the region. The trek trails pass through the region, observing the area's beautiful Khumbu glacier, icefalls, and other snow-clad mountains.

      Everest Base Camp has an incredible atmosphere, with climbers and their Sherpa guides preparing for their spectacular expedition to the top of Mt. Everest. In these stunning landmarks, you can find people busy training, acclimatization, or setting up camps. After exploring the region and taking awesome pictures of the area, you will return on the descending trail to Gorakshep.

      After descending for some time, we will arrive at Gorakshep. The beautiful settlement of the region was once a frozen lake bed and the original base camp. From Gorakshep, we will take an incredible helicopter ride to Lukla. Trekkers can observe the region's snow-clad Himalayan mountains. You can take excellent pictures during this beautiful experience. As our trek journey ends, we will spend the night at a local teahouse in the Lukla.

      • Meals: B, L, D
      • Accommodation: Lodge/ Tea House
      • Place: Lukla
      • Altitude: 2800 m
    • Day 7 Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu

      Lukla altitude: 2800 m

      Flight duration: 35-40 minutes

      The beautiful journey of the EBC trek comes to an end on this day as you take a scenic mountain flight to Kathmandu from Lukla. The mountain flight provides you with the best views of the incredible snow-clad mountains of the region. The mountain flight in the area takes around 45-50 minutes. After arriving at the beautiful landmarks of Kathmandu, you can travel to your desired destination.

      • Place: Kathmandu
      • Altitude: 1400m

    What to Expect

    • All Domestic flights and airport tax as listed in the itinerary
    • Helicopter flight from Gorakshep to Lukla
    • Standard meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
    • Government license holder guide 
    • Stong and helpful porter with proper equipments (1 porter for 2 people)
    • Salary,food,accommodation and insurance for guide and porters
    • Tea house/lodge accommodation during the trek
    • Pasang Lamhu Rural Municipality Entry Permit
    • Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit
    • Comprehensive first aid kit
    • Government taxes and official expenses
    • International airfare and taxes
    • Nepal entry visa fee
    • Your Travel Insurance (compulsory)
    • All the expenses of personal nature
    • Any kind of drinks and desserts during the trek
    • Tips to guide and porter (Tipping is expected)

    PRICES & DATES

    Trip DatesAvailabilityPrice  
    07 Oct, 2022 - 13 Oct, 2022GuaranteedUS$2450
    10 Oct, 2022 - 16 Oct, 2022GuaranteedUS$2450
    13 Oct, 2022 - 19 Oct, 2022GuaranteedUS$2450
    17 Oct, 2022 - 23 Oct, 2022GuaranteedUS$2450
    21 Oct, 2022 - 27 Oct, 2022GuaranteedUS$2450
    24 Oct, 2022 - 30 Oct, 2022GuaranteedUS$2450
    27 Oct, 2022 - 02 Nov, 2022GuaranteedUS$2450
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    Useful Information

    Best Time for The Everest Base Camp Trek 7 Days

    Everest Base Camp Trek 7 Days is ideal throughout the year. However, trekking in the peak season of Spring and Autumn is perfect for these treks in the region. There are various reasons to take this trek during the peak season, including stable weather and an incredible Himalayan vista.

    Spring season -  March, April, May

    The Spring season is ideal for the trek in the Everest region. There is stable weather all around, with conditions ideal for trekking. The beautiful spring season also provides you with a moderate climate and temperature in the daytime. It is not too hot, humid, or cold, making for a pleasant trekking experience.

    Vegetation in the area is quite lush during this time, with many wildlife animals along the trail. The Spring also has the greatest views of the Himalayas that you can observe in clear blue skies. Heavy rainfall, snowfall, and other weather-related challenges are less in the Spring. Hence, it is the best time for the Everest Base Camp Trek 7 Days.

    Autumn season - September, October, November

    Autumn is ideal for the trek at the high altitude in the region because there is stable weather in place. This Autumn season provides travelers with the best views of the entire Himalayas during this season.

    There are clear weather and fewer weather-related challenges during the trek in the season. The advantage of trekking in the season is the cultural exploration opportunities. Local settlements and the people celebrate multiple festivals during the trek. Therefore, you will have a chance to celebrate these local festivals.

    Off-season treks - Other Months rather than Spring and Autumn months

    The off-season treks in the region are also doable. But it comes with challenges in the area. Various weather-related challenges include heavy rainfall, snowfall, slippery trails, etc. For these reasons, the off-season should be avoided as much as possible. You can also make this season's treks if you love some added adventure. However, you should get proper trekking gear and equipment and follow safety protocols to complete your journey.

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    Difficulties Along Everest Base Camp Trek 7 Days

    This incredible high-altitude Everest Base Camp trek is widely considered moderately challenging. If you are trekking at a high altitude for the first time, you might also find this trek quite tricky. You will encounter various challenges during your trek in the Everest region.

    The first significant difficulty along the trek is altitude sickness, also known as acute mountain sickness. It is quite a common condition that trekkers face due to the changing altitude. Your body will not be able to adapt to the changing needs in such a short span. Hence, trekkers taking this incredible trek are pretty prone to altitude sickness.

    To tackle altitude sickness, trekkers must track slowly and gradually, not rush through the terrains. You must also acclimatize at regular intervals and drink lots of water and rest appropriately. You can also carry tablets as a precaution to tackle altitude sickness symptoms, including the Diamox tablets. There are various symptoms of altitude sickness, including nausea, headache, lack of sleep, and lack of appetite.

    Another challenging difficulty is facing various uphill and downhill terrain that is quite tricky, especially for first-time trekkers. The trekkers must have proper physical fitness and mental stability to succeed in this challenging trek. Trekkers must also use appropriate gears and equipment for the trek.

    Another challenge you might face during the trek is the facilities of accommodations.

    These accommodation facilities include teahouses and lodges on the trail. In these basic lodges and teahouses, you will get a room with a warm bed to sleep in. The room is small and generally provided on a sharing basis. There are beds, clean sheets, pillows, and blankets, but you must carry your toiletries. You should carry a sleeping bag safely as frigid weather conditions are at high altitudes.

    Besides that, you can also observe a limited variety of menus in the higher altitude region. Since the transportation is through yaks and potters, the meal prices are pretty high, and the menu is also limited. These are the difficulties you will face during the high-altitude Everest Base Camp Trek 7 Days.

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    Why Take The Everest Base Camp Trek 7 Days?

    There are various reasons you should take this incredible trek in the region. Some of the primary reasons for them are as below:

    Magical Himalayan views

    The scenic Himalayan vista is a primary reason for this incredible trek in the region. There are snow-capped mountains and other natural beauties in part. Trekkers will also observe the tremendous natural diversities in the area, including waterfalls, lakes, glaciers, and others. If you trek in the peak season, you will observe these natural beauties in clear blue skies.

    Adventurous terrain

    The trails of the trek pass through uphill and downhill terrain. There are various terrains that you will need to cross along the trail. Trekkers will get an incredible adventure during this trek in the region. The trekkers will get the best experience on an adventure that will test them to the core. You will observe the natural diversities in these natural terrains of the region.

    Wildlife exploration

    Lush vegetation and rare and endangered wildlife species can be observed along the trail. Therefore, the Everest base camp trek allows you to explore the region's incredible wildlife. You will get to observe the natural habitat of this wildlife along the trail. The beautiful courses of the trek provide outstanding natural diversities. You can experience incredible wildlife in the stunning natural vista of the region.

    Cultural exploration

    The cultural exploration opportunities along the trails are another reason for taking this outstanding trek. Various cultural settlements along the course will allow you to observe the rural lifestyle of the locals. You can observe the tradition and heritage of the local people with the help of a professional guide. You will also celebrate the local festivals in the peak seasons with them.

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    Things To Consider For Everest Base Camp Trek 7 Days

    Consider numerous things before you start on this incredible adventure in the region. Some of the essential things that you must consider are as follows:

    Acclimatization

    Acclimatization is one of the most critical aspects of the high-altitude trekking journey. It is essential for all trekkers under this process as it will help you tackle the changing conditions. Some symptoms include nausea, headache, insomnia, loss of sleep, and loss of appetite.

    Hence you will get a safe trekking experience and tackle acute mountain sickness symptoms with the help of this process. In addition to the acclimatization process, you must drink lots of water and rest regularly along the trail.

    Trekking gears and equipment

    The trekkers taking this incredible Everest Base Camp trek must have proper trekking gear and equipment. This equipment will keep the trekkers safe and comfortable along the trail. The beautiful course will then take you to the high-altitude range of the region.

    This means that you will have protection from various aspects during trekking. You can also hire these trekking gears and equipment if you choose to trek only once in the region.

    Trekking guide

    Trekking guides are your companions during the high-altitude trek. They will help you stay safe with proper navigation along the challenging terrains. Moreover, they will help you in an emergency, like injuries or acute mountain sickness.

    They will also help you with evacuation in case necessary. Cultural exploration of the region is also ideal with the help of professional trekking guides.

    Trekking permits

    Before trekking in the region, you must have proper trekking permits for the high-altitude trek. Various National Park and conservation area permits remain required for the tour in the region. You must have appropriate trekking permits for the restricted areas. For the Everest Base Camp trek, you must get a Sagarmatha National Park permit and Pasang Lhamu Rural Area Permit.

    Travel insurance

    Trekkers taking these high-altitude terrains must remain covered by proper travel insurance. These travel insurance should include accidents, altitude sickness, damage, loss, theft, and others in the region. You must ensure that the travel insurance covers altitudes above 4000 meters in this high-altitude trek.

    Food and Accommodation

    Food and accommodation are other essential aspects of the trek and important considerations. There are various accommodation facilities that you will find along the trail. Moving to the higher altitude settlements along the course, you will find that the facilities gradually get depleted.

    The teahouses and lodges along the trail provide a room with two beds, mattresses, pillows, and blankets. You will get extra facilities along the tracks like hot water, electric charging, Wi-Fi, etc. However, at a higher altitude, you will find fewer additional facilities. Toilet facilities are generally outside of the tea houses.

    The meal facilities generally remain limited to local Nepalese cuisines like Dal Bhat. Dal Bhat consists of rice, cereal, pulses, vegetables, lentils, pickles, etc. You can also have multiple cuisines in the teahouses like momo, chow mein noodles, etc.

    Hot beverages like tea, coffee, and garlic soup are popular among the trekkers in the region. Carrying snacks like chocolate bars and protein bars and others to munch on during the trek is also essential. They will help you relieve your hunger and get instant energy for the walk.

    Essential Tips for the Trek

    • Trek in the early morning so you will arrive at your destination on time.
    • You can hire trekking gears and equipment in Kathmandu.
    • Acclimatization and regular hydration are essential to tackle altitude sickness.
    • Hire professional trekking guides for the trek.
    • Get a porter to carry luggage during the trek.
    • Train well ahead of the trek with various activities like physical, cardiovascular, and mental exercises.
    • Carry various snacks along the path, like dry fruits and protein chocolate bars.
    • Carry water purification tablets to have purified water for drinking.

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