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Everest Base Camp Trek 10 days

Everest base camp trek 10 days

Everest base camp trek 10 days overview

Everest base camp trek 10 days is one of the popular trekking destinations in Nepal that every trekker is dreaming of accomplishing. Despite the challenges and ups/downs trail, every moment of the EBC trek ten days is worth the dedication. Facing the world’s highest mountain from the closest point is the most significant sense you could achieve, and the feeling cannot be compared to any other feeling.

The walk through the Himalayas is a stunning journey from start to finish and allows you to not only be able to see the incredible scenery of the highest mountains in the world but also to experience the lifestyle of the locals up there.

Along the trekking trails in the Khumbu region, you will be surrounded by a wide variety of flora and fauna, frozen lakes, and spectacular mountain views. The trails along the hillside are covered with beautiful alpine forests, rhododendron, and many other special to tempt you with its beauty and sweet fragrance. Mount Everest (8848m), Mount Nuptse(7855m), Mount Changtse(7550m), Mount Lhotse(8516m), Mount Kantega(6685m), Labuche Peal(6145m) and many other mountain peaks are the major attraction of the Everest region.

Nestled with mountains and snowy plains, the Everest Base Camp trek ten days is alive with vibrant energy. This gives you the lifetime opportunity to discover the remote monastic caves, the life of Sherpa’s, their culture & traditions. The journey takes you to the  Khumbu Ice Fall and its towering seracs to the 5600 meters summit of Kalapathar.

Short trek in Everest region

The vibrant and unobstructed view of a mountain range, sunrise, and the chilly wind at the top is a stunning experience. It includes a total of 16 days of the trek with 6-7 hours of continuous walk daily. Every time the Everest region will welcome you with its diversified flora and fauna.
Everest base camp trek 10 days is one of the popular destinations in the world and listed on the top ten exciting trips in the world.

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Everest base camp trek 10 days trip facts

Duration Days: 10 days

Max Elevation:5,643 m / 18513 ft  (Kala Patthar)

Starting/ending point: Lukla/Lukla

Level of Difficulty: Moderate to Challenging

 Accommodation: Teahouse/ Lodges

 Activity: hiking, trekking

 Trip Snippets: 10 days, 9 nights at  lodges

 Transportation: Flight


Everest base camp trek 1o days trip highlights

  • World’s highest airport in Syanboche
  • The ancient monastery in Tengboche
  • Exploring Sherpa culture, getting insights into their lifestyles and monasteries
  • Grabbing stunning Beauty of the world’s highest peak, Mt. Everest (8,848m)
  • Sightseeing Other peaks Mt. Lhotse (8,516m), Mt. Makalu (8,463m) and Cho Yu (8,201m)
  • Experiencing a wide range of Flora and Fauna along the trail route
  • Stunning Khumbu Glacier
  • You will observe the Wildlife like snow leopards, musk deer, and Himalayan Monal
  • Incredibly Panoramic view of mountains from Kala Pathar (5,555m)

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Day To Day Itinerary for Everest base camp trek 10 days

Day 1: Flight to Lukla, Trek to Phakding 

Altitude: Lukla(2,850m/9,350 ft), Phakding( 2650 m/ 8562 ft )

Walking Distance: (6.2km/3.85 miles)

Trekking Duration: 40 mins to Lukla, 3 hrs to Phakding

Major attraction: Breathtaking scenic mountain flight from Kathmandu to Lukla

Accommodation: Basic Teahouse

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

 Day 2: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar

Altitude: Namche Bazaar(3,440m/11,285 ft), Phakding( 2650 m/ 8562 ft )

Walking Distance: (7.4km/4.6 miles)

Trekking Duration: 6 hrs

Major Highlights:

  • Exploring to Namche Bazar (known as the gateway to Mt. Everest) as well as the trading center of the Khumbu region.
  • Walking into the Sagarmatha National Park will expose you to the rare wild species such as Himalayan Bear, Thur, Red Panda, and many more.
  • Getting insights to Khumjung Village
  • Spend easy one day acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar by climbing 300 meters to the Khumjung town. There you will be visiting a Buddhist monastery and local schools.
  • Spend peaceful nights at Namche Bazar.

Accommodation: Basic Teahouse

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 3: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche

Altitude: Tengboche (3,855m/12,850ft)

Walking Distance: (9.2km/5.72 miles)

Trekking Duration: 5hrs

Major attraction:

  • Exploring Tengboche Monastery, the largest monastery in the Khumbu region
  • You will observe the stunning views of Mt. Ama. Dablam, Mt. Khnumbila, and also Mt. Thamserku. These mountains are regarded as sacred mountains of the patron god of the Khumbu region.
    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Day 4: Tengboche to Dingboche

Altitude: Dingboche (4,360m/14,290 ft)

Walking Distance: (12 km/7.45miles)

Trekking Duration: 5 hrs


  • View Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Cholatse as well as other peaks
  • You will continue your trail walking between the lush alpine forests. Apart from these, you will get the opportunity to gaze at the Nepalese lifestyle going across the small villages at Dingboche.
  • Drastically changing landscape.
    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner


Day 5: Dingboche to Lobuche

Altitude: Lobuche (4,930m/16,175 ft)

Walking Distance: (6.6km/4.10 miles)

Trekking Duration: 5 hr


  • jaw-dropping mountainous views
  • Several peoples have lost their lives at the top of the hill, a long time before. You can remember them and commemorate their bold decision.

Overnights at tea house

Day 6: Lobuche to Everest Base Camp and back to Gorak Shep

Altitude: Everest Base Camp (5,364m/17,598ft), Gorak shep (5,185m/ 17,010 ft)

Walking Distance:(15 km/9.32 miles)

Trekking Duration: 6-8 hrs

Major Highlights:

  • Khumbu glacier
  • Enjoy sparkling peeks, Khumbu Icefall, Pumori and Lhotse

Spend overnight at Gorek shep
Accommodation: Basic Teahouse
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 7: Hike to Kala Patthar viewpoint, trek to Gorak Shep to Pheriche

Altitude: Kala Patthar(5,555m/18,208ft), Pheriche (4,250m/13,945ft)

Walking Distance: (1.2km, 0.7 miles) ,(9.6km/6 miles)

Trekking Duration: 5hrs


  • the closest view of Mt. Everest
  • Your breath is truly taken away, afterward reaching the Kala Patthar and beautiness of the
    mountains will be beyond your expectations.
    Spend overnight at Pheriche.
    Accommodation: Basic Teahouse
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner


Day 8: Pheriche to Namche Bazaar

Altitude: Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,285 ft)

Walking Distance: (14.3km/8.88miles)

Trekking Duration: 6-7 hrs

Major attraction:

  • Explore the Namche Bazaar
  • you will head down to the hills by crossing the suspension bridge and pass through small villages.
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Day 9: Namche Baazar to Lukla

Altitude: Lukla (2,850m/9,350 ft)

Walking Distance:(13.5km/8.32miles)

Trekking Duration: 6/7 hrs

Highlights: Get insights into the Lukla valley

 Day 10: Fly back to Kathmandu transfer to your hotel

Today you will be back to Kathmandu after finish your Everest base camp trek 10 days journey. Your guide will take you to your hotel.

Major attraction:

  • Pleasurable flight from Lukla to Kathmandu. Afterward Relaxing, sightseeing around Kathmandu
  • Explore the vibrant city; Sightseeing around the famous temples and palaces and Monastery around Kathmandu valley
  • shopping around the town in nearby  crowded Thamel bazaar



everest base camp trek 10 days

Everest Base Camp Trek 10 days Best time

It is obvious that the weather plays a vital role in making the trekking journey wonderful because no one is beyond nature. Nepal’s weather is predictable and favorable throughout the year. However, the predicted weather could be 50-50. Visitors from different countries travel to Nepal to walk on the foot of the Everest Base Camp. Every month of the season offers unique features to taste to the traveler, but indeed, there are many ups and downs in each season.

Nevertheless, from the records and recommendation from the experienced traveler’s spring and autumn season can be considered best to travel in the Everest Region. Because the weather is moderate, and the sky is crystal clear from dusk till dawn. There is no chance of rainfall; the sunny environment keeps you motivated on your whole trek journey. We can observe the magic of clear azure skies that provides stunning views.

With added those breathtaking views, the temperature is also exquisite with sunlight being warm, and the environment after delving of the sun is not as cold as other months.

Winter and Monsoon seasons are not considered well for traveling around Himalaya because of the cold weather; the trekking journey becomes challenging for the common types of trekkers. However, the beauty of the mountains remains the same in all seasons. Solo trekkers who want to enjoy themselves can visit Everest Region in the winter season.


Physical Fitness level, Medical, and Health for trip

Everest base camp trek ten days can be a rewarding trek that collects the peace in the heart and little pain in the knee. The daily trekking hours could range from 4 hrs to 7 hrs based upon the trekking destinations, the number of breaks taken for admiring the views of the mountains. The trek routes involve long climbs, steep descents, and a steep forward trail in the rocky paths and the forests as well.

This trek is not recommended to those who suffer from painful medical conditions such as heart or lung disease, altitude sickness problems. To go on such treks, you need to be fit, so that you can have a more comfortable and enjoyable journey. If you have been through these types of similar trekking, then you can easily accomplish this trek and can make a memorable moment

everest base camp trek 10 days

Necessary Equipment

You should carry the essential seasonal based clothing and accessories for the trek. It is highly recommended that you should take extra warm clothes if you are traveling in the winter season. The following belongings are suggested that should be brought, although we understand that our clients have their preference for clothing.

We have listed some useful clothing during the trek.  Therefore Porters will be carrying the main luggage, which should not exceed more than 18kg (one porter will carry two people’s luggage, 9 kg for each). You can also buy any equipment in Kathmandu Bhatbateni or Thamel Bazar at a reasonable price.

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Head and Face

  • Winter hat or insulating hat which you can buy in Thamel
  • Number of Headlights with extra batteries in the case of emergency
  • Sunscreen
  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Sunglass with UV protection
  • Face/body wipes


  • Lightweight as well as Heavyweight winter gloves


  • Hiking shirts, Long-sleeved shirt and also Hooded rain jacket
  • Fleece jacket, Lightweight cotton pants
  • T-Shirt (bring Lightweight wool), Polypropylene underwear
  • Down jacket (available in rent in Kathmandu), Sweater, Waterproof jacket and pants


  • Hiking Boots
  • Thick wool socks (Take an extra pair of thick light socks)

Essential gear

  • Backpack or daypack (Size depends on whether you take porter or not).
  • Thermal bottle, Water purification
  • Trekking pole, Sleeping bag (-15 bag is best in the high altitude trekking)


  • Medium size drying towel, Toothbrush, Toothpaste
  • Deodorant floss, Biodegradable bar soap
  • Nail clippers, Small mirror

Personal accessories

  • Money, Watch, Cell phone, Camera

Extra items

  • First aid kit, Extra passport photos and photocopies of passport, Notebook, and pen, Binoculars


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