Everest Base Camp Budget Trek

  • USD 1099 Per Person
  • 14 Days

Traveling to foothill of world’s tallest mountain Mt. Everest is everybody’s dream. Leaving footprints on the iconic base camp of Mt. Everest (5364 m) alongside legendary Everest climbers like Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay. Trekking is not easy and cheap. It requires lots of planning and crew members including trekking guide porters, logistics, and documentation as well as safety guidelines. In terms of finance and management high altitude trekking is near to sumptuous task. However, after years of experience in the field of Nepal trekking the team of travel planners at Nepal Pioneer Treks & Expeditions have formulated Budget package for Everest Base Camp Trekking. Though the package is financially very competitive and budgeted hospitality and services are not compromised. Therefore, trek to magnificent Khumbu region of Nepal at competitive rate with us by choosing Everest Base Camp Budget Trek.

The journey of Everest Base Camp Budget Trek is similar in terms of services and itinerary. Joyous flight to world’s most extreme airport Tenzing Hillary airport at Lukla is the starting activity. Our experienced trekking guide will assemble rest of the crew members like porters in Lukla before heading to Phakding for the first day’s rest. Our guide will ensure better selection of food and beverage for you. The budget package includes Kathmandu Accommodation, Lukla Flight two ways, Welcome Dinner, TIMS & Permits, Trekking guide and porter services. Therefore, our guide will be aware to save you from tourist trap while choosing food during trip. Please check out our normal Everest Base Camp trekking itinerary in our website for the details of itinerary. Places like heartland of Khumbu Namche Bazaar will create effervescent moment of Everest trekking. Acclimatization hiking of Everest View Hotel endows panoramic view of mountains like Amadablam, Thamserku, Nuptse, Lhotse, Everest, Tabuche and others. Take a sip of coffee in balcony of Everest View Hotel which is the highest located hotel of the world and enjoy the majestic Himalayan vistas.

The journey of spiritual Tengboche monastery is another splendid activity to do in Khumbu. This place holds special Mani Rimdu Festival. Get blessings in monastery and head to windy valley of Dingboche nestled at the foot hill of Amadablam next to Chhukung Valley. Acclimatization takes place in Dingboche by hiking Nagarshan hill or Chhukung. The trail from Dingboche to Lobuche is characterized by beautiful view of Mt. Pumori and Lobuche. Thukla pass memorial is the memorable spot to commemorate those who intrepidly climbed Mt. Everest like Scott Fischer, Rob Hall, Babuchhiri, Pashang Lhamu etc. Passing by tranquil hamlet of Lobuche and moraines trekkers reach Gorakshep at the foot hill of Kalapathar (5545 m). After further 2 hours of trekking the iconic Everest Base Camp is reached. Take as many pictures as possible and create tale of great journey to be shared for generations to come. Early morning hiking of Kalapathar provides magnificent moment of sun rising from the casement of Himalayas glowing lofty mountain peaks. This is probably the highest point on earth while trekking to witness the sunrise phenomenon. The trip then returns following the same route back to Lukla for flight to Kathmandu.

Fulfill your wilderness adventure dream to reach at the foothill of world’s tallest mountain Mt. Everest by investing very less financially. We ensure that you will find the same level of services and hospitality regardless of price because we are responsible trekking agency. We have always advocated sustainable tourism in Nepal. Visit Nepal and book the Everest Base Camp budget Trek with us.

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Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu International then transfers

Day 02: Fly to Lukla at 2840m (9088 Ft), then trek to Phakding at 2610m (8352 Ft).

Day 03: Trek from Phakding to Namchebazaar at 3440m (11008 Ft).

Day 04: Rest day at Namchebazaar.

Day 05: Trek from Namchebazaar to Tengboche at 3860m (12352 Ft).

Day 06: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche at 4410 (14112 Ft).

Day 07: Rest day at Dingboche.

Day 08: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche at 4910m (15712 Ft)

Day 09: Trek from Lobuche to Gorekhshep at 5140m (16448 Ft), then trek to Everest Base Camp at 5364m (17165 Ft).

Day 10: Hike to Kalapathar at 5550m (17760 Ft), then back to Pheriche at 4240m (13568 Ft).

Day 11: Trek from Pheriche to Namchebazaar at 3440m (11008 Ft).

Day 12: Trek back to Lukla at 2840m (9088 Ft).

Day 13: Fly back from Lukla to Kathmandu at 1300m (4160 ft) then transfers to hotel.

Day 14: Departure for home.

Note: Due to the bad weather of domestic flights from Kathmandu to Lukla and after the trek from Lukla to Kathmandu delayed sometimes by a few hours or canceled for a day or more. It could happen even in best trekking season also as you know how climate changes effecting in the world and especially Himalayan Region of Nepal. Perhaps we always recommend you to add supplement nights in Kathmandu after your trek if possible. If everything goes well, you can enjoy other activities like sightseeing, White water rafting, wildlife activities, shopping, as you wish for those extra days. However, if you want a helicopter rescue instead of flight cancellation from Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu we can organize according to your request.

Day 01: Arrival Day in Kathmandu (1300m/4160ft)

Upon on your arrival at the Tribhuban International Airport, one of our staff will be there to warm greeting you with beautiful garland that is our respect and the culture to welcome to the new stranger. After welcoming you, our staff will transfer to you to the hotel. After your long journey on a plane, you may get tired, so be fresh and take a bit rest, then our manager will come to meet you to the hotel and talk about the plan for your trip in details.

Day 02: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla, Trek to Phakding (2610m/8352ft)

Fly Kathmandu to Lukla. You should be ready early in the morning to fly to Lukla. It’s 45 minutes scenic fly to Lukla. Lukla is the most critical airport. Once you arrived in Lukla have breakfast, then start your trek. Lukla is the gateway to do the Everest Base Camp Trekking. Today you have a short day trek approximately three hour trek. You can enjoy the scenery and some of the peaks. You can pass some villages like as Chheplung, Thadokoshi, Ghat and you will be arriving at Phakding then stay overnight there.

Day 03: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3340m/11008)

Trek to Namchebazar. Namche Bazaar is the biggest town on this trip. You should have a breakfast in Phakding. After breakfast you should start your trek to Namche Bazaar. The trail much harder than the last day. At the beginning of the day you should cross the bridge, then passages some little towns. While you are walking on the trail you can enjoy the mountain views of Thamserku and Kusumkangaru. You can see the Dodhkoshi river and the scenery. Monju is a nice place where we should check our trekking permit. After 10 minutes walk you should cross the bridge again and reach at Jorsalle. You might stop for lunch there. After you have lunch, you should have a big climb to Namche Bazaar. You will see the Hilary bridge, double suspension bridge and then get to Topdanda. There is a very nice view point. You can see the Everest at the first time if the weather is clear and there is no cloud. Next one and half hour walk you will reach at Namche Bazaar then stay overnight at hotel.

Day 04: Rest at Namche Bazaar

Rest day at Namche Bazaar. Namche Bazaar is the best place to explore the day. The rest day you should ascend about three, four hundred meters, then back to the hotel. Namche bazaar is the main center of the Solukhumbu region. Our guide takes you to the Everest view point to see all the mountain views. It takes about two hours walk, then you can back via Khumjung village, visit Hillary school. If you have more time to explore the day, you can visit the Sherpa museum, then stay overnight at Namche Bazaar.

Day 05: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3860m/12352)

Trek to Tengboche. Tengboche is a nice place to spend the overnight. It is situated on the top of the hill. The trail today very nice and gentle. In the beginning, it is hard to get to the top of Namche Bazaar then after very nice and easy walk until to Kyanjuma. You can enjoy the scenery and all the mountain views, including Everest, Nupche, Lhotse and several peaks around. After Kyanjuma, the trail drop down to the Dodhkoshi and after crossing the bridge you get to Fungi Thanga. The trail to get to Tengboche a bit harder, takes about two and half hour. You can visit the biggest monastery in the evening, talks with the Monks and stay overnight at Tengboche.

Day 06: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4410/15712)

Today trek to Dingboche. You may feel harder because of the gaining altitude more. The trail drop down first until to the Debuche then nice and gentle walk through the rhododendron forest until to the bridge of Imja Khola and climbs past superb Mani stones (carved with the Tibetan Buddhist chant Mani Padme Hum) to Pangboche at 3860m. The trail then climbs to Dingboche, you can enjoy the superb view of Amadablam and stay overnight at Dingboche.

Day 07: Rest day at Dingboche

Rest day in Dingboche. Another complete acclimatization day at Dingboche to get success to the Everest Base Camp Trekking. You can hike after breakfast about two, three hours in around the hill there or you can get to another village at Chhukum and back to Dingboche in the evening and stay overnight at Dingboche.

Day 08: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4910m/15712ft)

Trek to Lobuche, Today you should walk slow and steady. In the beginning until to the Dhukla very nice and easy walk. The trail after Dhukla goes directly up the terminal moraine of the Khumbu Glacier for about one hour, then left into a memorial area known as Chhukpilhara, before reaching Lobuche at 4930m. The night so cold there, you should prepare the nights with warm jackets and stay overnight there.

Day 09: Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep and EBC (5140/16448/5364m/17165ft)

Trek to Gorak Shep. The trail continues to Gorak Shep at 5160m. It takes approximately three hours gradual climb. Once you arrive at Gorak Shep, you should prepare to go to the Everest Base Camp. The trail more likely rocks, narrow and sometimes windy as well. Today will fulfill your dream. You had very hard time to come to Nepal not only that you dream to do the Everest Base Camp once in your lifetime. Take photograph with the group and your friends, then back the same way to Gorakhshep and stay overnight at Gorak Shep.

Day 10: Hike to Kalapathar, Trek back to Pheriche(5550m/1776ft/4240m/13568ft)

Toda’y hike to Kalapathar(Black Rock) at 5545m early in the morning, then trek back to Pheriche. Kalapathar is like a small peak offers the best view of Everest without climbing it. The view of Everest is pretty close from the Kalapathar, take some photograph, it must memorable, then back down to Gorekhshep have breakfast the trek back down until to Pheriche and stay overnight there.

Day 11: Trek from Pheriche to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11008ft)

Trek to Namchebazaar, Today you feel much better when you descent already from the Everest Base Camp. You have to back the same way passing through the Pangboche, Tengboche, Fungethanga, Lausasa and Kyanjuma. You may see some wild animal and birds if you are lucky. Himalayan Thar, Blue Ship and Musk Deer can see around. The national bird of Nepal Lhophophoras (Danphe) also can see near to the Namchebazaar. You can explore sometimes in Namchebazaar again if you arrive earlier and manage your time then stay overnight at Namchebazaar.

Day 12: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2840m/9088ft)

Trek back to Lukla. Today is your last day trek. You should walk all the way to Lukla mostly the downhill, passes so many country sites and villages like Jorsalle, Monju, Banker, Phakding, Ghat and some more towns. You had a last night in the mountain, get to gather with your friends and stay overnight at Lukla.

Day 13: Fly back to Kathmandu

Fly back from Lukla to Kathmandu. Most of the time you have a morning flight so you should be prepared to go to the airport on time. You should have very nice and 45 minute scenic flight to Kathmandu. Our guide still with you to drop you to the hotel in Kathmandu. Our manager will meet you in the evening then take you for the farewell dinner and drop you to the hotel, stay overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 14: Departure day

Departure for home. Today our driver will drop you to the International Airport for the final departure. Wish you have a nice and safe journey back home.

Trip Include

  • Two nights accommodation in Kathmandu with twin sharing at tourist standard hotel (Bed and Breakfast)
  • All Ground and air transportation.
  • Full board meal 3 times a day (B+L+D) during the trek days including tea & coffee (served in a cup).
  • English speaking trekking guide who has been authorized by the government and necessary number of porters (According to the group size) with their insurance, salary,accommodation and meals
  • All the necessary official documents , TIMS Permit,Trekking Permit etc.
  •  Sleeping bags and down jackets if necessary.
  • First Aid kit.
  • Trekking Route map.
  • Insurance of Guide and Porters.
  • All require local and government tax.
  • Three nights accommodation at Namche with hot shower and attached bathr


Trip Excludes:

  • Nepal Visa fee and International flight.
  • Meal except Breakfast in Kathmandu.
  • All personal expenses such as bar bills, water, extra tea / coffee, snacks, battery re-charge, laundry service, etc.
  • Personal clothing and gears.
  • Tips to guide and porters.
  • Cost raised by flight cancellation, emergency rescue charges , landslide, weather, political unrest, illness, re-routing etc which are not under ours control.

: Sun Glasses

: Scarf Face Mask

: Fleece Bennie

: Sunscreen

: Cap stick

: Hand Towel

: Cold weather Down Jacket

: Wind Stopper

: Rain Coat

: Fleece Jacket and Trouser

: T-shirt (short or long selves)

: Trekking Trousers

: Polypropylene thermal tops and bottom(two pairs)

: Trekking Boots

: Socks and under wears

: Head torch

: Snow Gaiter(depends on trekking region)

: Camel Pack or water bottle

: Trekking Poles

: Day Pack minimum 25 L with side pocket to keep bottle

: Spare batteries for Camera

: Down Jacket

: Sleeping Bag

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