• Duration 14 Days
  • Trip Grade Moderate

    The moderate grade includes a one-week to fifteen-day itinerary. It can reach up to 5000 meter altitude range, but the trails will be moderate (neither easy nor tough). High altitude may affect walking speed and distance. You need to have acclimatization over 3000 meters.

  • Country Nepal

Did you know you can trek to Everest Base Camp very comfortably, at least in terms of services? Because of the massive increase in budget-friendly travelers in the last few years, the luxury side of the Khumbu region has been shadowed. However, the services along the Everest Base Camp trail are only improving, even though they are not discussed much.

If you're an adventure enthusiast who values comfort, our exclusive luxury Everest Base Camp trek package is designed just for you. We've meticulously crafted this EBC trek package to ensure our guests experience the highest level of comfort, without compromising on the thrill and adventure of hiking to the base of the world's tallest mountain.

Imagine starting your trip in the finest five-star hotel in Kathmandu and flying to Lukla in a helicopter. Indulge in superior lodging and food services throughout the trail. You will not have to adjust to basic service or share the room/washroom with fellow trekkers.

Modern/contemporary rooms with private washrooms, hot showers, and WiFi. Comfortable and clean bedding. Exquisite menu. Freshly brewed coffee. Fresh bakery. Firewood pizza. Delicious Nepali dishes made from locally sourced and imported ingredients.

Doesn't this sound heavenly? It is what the luxury Everest Base Camp trek in Nepal looks like.

Highlights

  • This best luxury EBC trek for travelers who value adventure with comfort
  • Trek to Everest Base Camp, enjoying superior lodging, amenities, and food services
  • Take helicopter flights in and out of the Khumbu region
  • Spacious rooms with clean bedding, private washroom, hot showers, charging, etc
  • Enjoy nature while trekking through lush rhododendron forests, crossing rivers via suspension bridges, and walking through glacier moraines
  • Explore picturesque Sherpa villages and get to see their lifestyle and culture
  • Go on side excursions to acclimatization breaks and explore hidden parts of the Khumbu region
  • Visit monasteries, unwind, and make memories to cherish forever
  • Witness stunning landscapes and jaw-dropping mountain panorama
  • Hike to Kala Patthar to see a gorgeous sunrise and scenery

What to expect during the luxury Everest Base Camp trek 14 days?

The luxury Everest Base Camp trek 14 days is a fully organized trip. You will start the journey by exploring historical sites in Kathmandu and packing/shopping for the trek. Take a 45 minutes scenic helicopter flight to Lukla and start trekking. The trail is the same as the standard EBC trek, but you will spend nights in luxury lodges.

These luxury lodges are equipped with modern amenities, ensuring a comfortable stay after a day of trekking. On the first day, descend to Phakding village, following rhododendron forests and crossing several suspension bridges. From Phakding (2,610 m/8,563 ft), walk up to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m/11,290 ft). This part of the trail is a bit steep, so trekkers find it challenging. Spend two nights here and hike to the Hotel Everest View for acclimatization.

The trail then takes you to the Tengboche village (3,860 m/12,660 ft), where you will explore the biggest monastery in the Khumbu region. Tengboche ahead, you will hike through the final stretch of rhododendron forests. Visit the Pangboche monastery on the way and walk past terraced fields to Dingboche (4,410 m/14,470 ft).

Spend one more acclimatization day here and further ascend above the treeline. The trail crosses a glacier field and continues along the Khumbu glacier moraine to Lobuche village (4,940 m/16,210 ft). Follow the steep, rocky uphill route and hike to Gorak Shep (5,164 m/16,942 ft). From here, you will hike to Everest Base Camp (5,364 m/17,598 ft) and Kala Patthar (5,545 m/18,192 ft).

On the final day, walk down to Pheriche (4,371 m/14,340 ft). Spend a night here and take a morning helicopter flight back to Kathmandu.

Everest Base Camp trekking experience

In the first few days of trekking, explore rhododendron and magnolia forests. The trail follows the Dudh Koshi River, crossing it numerous times via suspension bridges. From Monjo onwards, you will traverse inside the Sagarmatha National Park. The trail passes through many small villages inhabited by communities such as Sherpa, Lama, Bhotiya, Rai, Limbu, etc.

Interact with the locals and immerse yourself in their mountain lifestyle. Listen to their myths and stories, engage with fellow trekkers, and make memories worth cherishing forever. Visit ancient monasteries and learn about the culture, beliefs, and practices of the villagers.

With the progress of the trek, you will discover different climate zones and vegetation. The trail gradually unfolds views of mountains like Thamserku (6,608 m/21,680 ft), Everest (8,849 m/29,032 ft), Ama Dablam (6,812 m/22,349 ft), Lhotse (8,516 m/27,940 ft), Nuptse (7,861 m/25,791 ft), Cho Oyu (8,188 m/26,864 ft, Makalu, Pumori (7,161 m/23,494 ft), and many others.

Likewise, you will go on side excursions to the Hotel Everest View and Chhukung Valley for acclimatization. The view from Kala Patthar is epic. You will see an incredible sunrise along with a surreal mountain panorama.

Who can book the luxury Everest Base Camp trek?

The luxury Everest Base Camp trek is a perfect vacation in the Himalayas of Nepal for families, couples, friends, and solo travelers. One of the best things about this package is you do not have to experience the overwhelming commercial Lukla flights. Instead, you will take a private helicopter flight in and out of the region.

The walking part ends in Pheriche, so you do not retrace the trail back to Lukla. It will save you 2-3 days of trekking. Likewise, the helicopter flight allows you to witness the aerial panorama of the Khumbu region that only a handful of travelers behold.

If you are seeking a luxurious experience while trekking to the Everest Base Camp, book this trek. Bookings are open for 2024 autumn and 2025 spring/autumn departures. Our groups are small. You can also do a private luxury Everest Base Camp trek with us.

How difficult is trekking to the Everest Base Camp? What are the risks of altitude sickness?

The Everest Base Camp terrain is not challenging. However, high altitude makes you out of breath. If you have decent fitness, you can complete this trek. The elevation rises every day, and the trail ascends and descends throughout the way.

You may lose stamina because of tiredness and less oxygen, so we advise you to drink adequate water, have enough food, and always keep your body warm to avoid altitude sickness.

Sometimes, your body may feel uneasy or unfit because of the long walk at high altitude. At the same time, you may not sleep well because of less oxygen and tiredness. Always make sure to eat well, sleep well, not rush at all, and read your physical health every day.

Once you get well acclimatized, then walking over 2,500 meters (8,202ft) is great fun. The weather can change at any time in the mountains in unusual ways, so be well-packed. Likewise, the food menu is extensive on the EBC route, so you have fantastic options to choose from and keep yourself energized.

Everest Base Camp luxury trek packing

  • Comfortable, light-weight underwear
  • Trekking t-shirts and pants
  • Base and thermal layers
  • Windproof/waterproof jacket and pant
  • Fleece jacket
  • Down jacket
  • Gloves, socks, scarf, beanie, sun hat, etc
  • Trekking boots and a casual pair of shoes/slippers
  • Duffel bag and daypack
  • Trekking pole, map, reusable water bottle
  • Sleeping bag
  • Toiletries, first aid, snacks
  • Camera, adapter, charger, power bank
  • Journal/pen and traveler games
  • Small first aid kit, mini torch, and other essentials

Get the international standard service combined with Nepali heritage with us at Adventure Treks Nepal

We, Adventure Treks Nepal, have more than three decades of expertise in organizing treks, tours, and climbing expeditions in Nepal. We have learned and evolved immensely over the years. We offer the best luxury Everest Base Camp trek in the market.

Our itinerary and service are unbeatable. If you are looking for true high-quality service, then pick us as your travel partner in Nepal. Bookings are open for luxury Everest Base Camp trek 2024/2025 departures. Get the best luxury Everest Base Camp trek price and flexibility to curate the journey as you wish.

Choose your preferred departure date and all other details of the trip. We give our guests full freedom to travel as they wish, and our team takes care of all the work behind the scenes. Contact us anytime if you have any queries. You can book the trek directly through our site.

Itinerary
Trip Plan
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Meet the Adventure Treks Nepal team at the international airport. You can find them with your nameplate or our company banner. They will welcome you to Nepal and transfer you to the hotel. If you have any questions, you can ask them. The remaining day is free in the city. Explore the bustling streets of Thamel.

  • Accommodation: Hotel

You will spend the first half of the day exploring some tourist sites with one of our professional tour guides. You will visit Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, and Bouddhnath Stupa. You will learn about the Nepali people and their cultural heritage, art, and architecture. Likewise, you will explore local markets around the monuments.

After the tour, return to the hotel and get some rest. We spend the late afternoon/evening preparing for the luxury EBC trek. Meet with your mountain guide and learn about the trail. You can do any last-minute shopping and pack the duffel bag.

  • Meals: Breakfast only
  • Accommodation: Hotel

Early in the morning, you will take a comfortable and safe helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. During the flight, you will see stunning mountain views and an aerial panorama of Kathmandu Valley. Upon landing in Lukla, porters will join you. You will start descending to Phakding village. The trail crosses numerous hanging bridges and goes through rhododendron forests and small villages.

  • Max Altitude: 2,846 m/9,337 ft
  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Duration: 45 minutes flight & 3 hours trek
  • Distance: 6.2 km/3.8 miles

From Phakding, you will begin the journey toward Namche Bazaar, the tourist hub of the Khumbu region. The trail goes through the rhododendron forest, crossing numerous hanging bridges.

You will trek via settlements like Toktok and Bengkar before reaching Monjo. Register the permits here and start officially walking inside the Sagarmatha National Park. The trail steeply ascends to Namche Bazaar.

  • Max Altitude: 3,440 m/11,290 ft
  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Distance: 7.4 km/4.6 miles

Take an acclimatization break in Namche Bazaar before hiking further. In the morning, hike to Hotel Everest View and Khumjung village. The hike helps you avoid altitude sickness and presents stunning mountain views of Thamserku, Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and Am Dablam.

Hotel Everest View is one of the highest luxury hotels in the world. Likewise, you will explore the ancient Khumjung monastery and the Edmund Hillary School in Khumjung village.

  • Max Altitude: 3,962 m/13,000 ft
  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Duration: 4 hours

The trail from Namche Bazaar follows uneven hillsides to Kyangjuma. From here, descend to Phungi Thanga and follow an uphill route to Tengboche village. You will visit Tengboche monastery here and get to see a superb view of Mt. Everest and Mt. Ama Dablam from here.

  • Max Altitude: 3,860 m/12,660 ft
  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Duration: 5-6 hours
  • Distance: 9.6 km/5.9 miles

The trail descends from Tengboche village for 45 minutes to Deboche. From here, you will further descend to Imja Khola and cross a bridge. From here, walk up to Pangboche village. Up to this point, you will walk in rhododendron forests. Pangboche onwards, the treeline gets sparse, and you will walk past terraced fields to Dingboche village.

  • Max Altitude: 4,410 m/14,470 ft
  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Distance: 9.1 km/5.6 miles

This is your second acclimatization day in Dingboche village. You have hiking options to Nagarjuna Hill and Chhukung Valley. Wherever you hike, the trail will be offbeat. You will witness stunning mountain views of Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Island Peak, Ama Dablam, Cho Oyu, etc.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Duration: 4-5 hours

Leaving Dingoche, you will traverse a glacier field and gradually ascend to Dughla Pass. From here, follow the Khumbu Glacier moraine and walk past the memorial chortens. You will see the Lobuche village, situated at the base of Lobuche Peak.

  • Max Altitude: 4,940 m/16,210 ft
  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Duration: 6-7 hours
  • Distance: 8.5 km/5.2 miles

Keep trekking alongside the Khumbu Glacier moraine and hike to Gorak Shep. The terrain is rocky and steep. You will leave your luggage in a lodge at Gorak Shep and continue ascending from here to the Everest Base Camp. Spend some time at the base camp and return to Gorak Shep for the night.

  • Max Altitude: 5,364 m/17,598 ft
  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Distance: 15 km/9.32 miles

Before the sunrise, hike to Kala Patthar. Witness a beautiful sunrise from here, along with a jaw-dropping view of Mount Everest and many other snow-covered mountains. After enjoying the vistas, you will return to Gorak Shep and retrace the trail to Dughla. From here, follow a different route to Pheriche village.

  • Max Altitude: 5,545 m/18,129 ft
  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Duration: 7-8 hours
  • Distance: 9.6 km/6 miles

Today, you will take a thrilling and comfortable helicopter flight from Pheriche to Kathmandu. During the flight, you will enjoy heavenly aerial panoramas of the villages and mountains. Upon landing in Kathmandu, the guide will drop you off at the hotel. You will have the remaining day free in the city.

  • Max Altitude: 1,400 m/4,593 ft
  • Meals: Breakfast only
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Duration: 1-hour flight

Today, you get a full free day in Kathmandu. Rest and explore local markets. Visit tourist sites and shop for souvenirs. You can also combine a guided tour in your package. Likewise, you can visit galleries, clubs, bars, etc. Spend as you wish.

  • Meals: Breakfast only
  • Accommodation: Hotel

Your trip with us ends here. We will drop you at the international airport terminal gate and bid you our last goodbye.

  • Meals: Breakfast only
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Cost Details
Included
  • All Transport (Private).
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • Duffle Bag using for Trekking.
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner during the Trekking.
  • Accommodation in Tea house (mountain lodge) while trekking.
  • Kathmandu Lukla by Helicopter.
  • Pheriche Kathmandy by Helicopter.
  • Trekking Porter with Insurance. (We Provide 01 Porter for two trekkers)
  • Trekking Guide with insurance.
  • Trekking Guide and Porters food and accommodation, wages etc.
  • Everest Base Camp Trekking Region map.
  • Sagarmatha (Everest) National park permits fee.
  • Khumbu pasang lhamu rural municipality entry permit fee.
  • Trekker’s Information Management system (TIMS).
  • All Government taxes Income tax plus VAT 13%.
  • Office services charge.
  • Farewell dinner with cultural program.
  • Water purification tablets.
Excluded
  • International Airfare.
  • Your travel insurance of any kind
  • Nepal entry Visa fee (US$ 50 for 30 days) (US$ 30 for 15 days) you should get visa open your arrival)
  • Drinks, Dessert, Juice, Mineral Water, Heater charge, Hot Shower, Wi-Fi etc during the Trekking and main meals in cities.
  • Tips for Guide, Porter and driver.
Essential Information

When is the best time to trek to Mount Everest base camp?

The best time to trek to the lap of the tallest mountain in the world is March to May (spring) and September to November (autumn). If you love the winter season, then you will also enjoy trekking between December and February.

The Everest Base Camp trek route is busiest in the spring and autumn. The stable weather, mild climate, and fantastic mountain views attract thousands of trekkers every year to the region. Witness teeming vegetation and rhododendron-bloomed forests in the lower elevation in spring.

On the other hand, autumn has festivity in its air, and trekkers experience an excellent environment. Likewise, you will get the longest daylight hours in October. The air is fresh, and the trail is beautiful. There is less chance of precipitation.

Everest Base Camp luxury trek preparation

To train yourself physically and mentally for the Everest Base Camp trekking, do the following things:

  • Build your stamina and core strength.
  • Improve your walking habits and prepare your mind for high altitudes.

The facilities during the EBC luxury trek are fantastic, so you will not have any discomfort during this part. However, long walking hours and high altitude still demand you to be in good shape.

You can exercise in the gym and do activities like swimming, cycling, and running on a regular basis. This will help you build your strength, stamina, and endurance. We also recommend that you go on a few day hikes.

Permits required for the Everest Base Camp luxury trek

The permits needed for the Everest Base Camp trek are the Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Entrance permit and the Sagarmatha National Park Entry permit. Both permit fees, USD 20 and USD 30 per person, are covered in our package cost.

Travel insurance

Travel insurance is necessary to join the Everest Base Camp luxury trek in Nepal. It is to provide your financial backup in case you get injured or sick during trekking or face unforeseen circumstances that require immediate helicopter evacuation.

Please understand that without travel insurance, you have to bear a huge evacuation cost. Likewise, rescue providers do not easily agree to provide service if travel insurance does not cover the expenses. It is like an assurance for them.

Food and accommodation on a luxury trek

You will get the finest accommodation and food service during the Everest Base Camp luxury trekking. Enjoy spacious, luxury rooms with private washrooms. You do not have to pay for charging, WiFi, and hot showers. Most of these services are included as a complimentary amenity.

Likewise, the food offerings in the luxury lodges are also incredible. You will find multiple cuisines ranging from typical dal bhat and thukpa to pizza, pasta, steak, etc. You will also have access to fresh bakery, pies, tea, coffee, etc. Clear drinking water is also available everywhere.

Guide and porter

While the guide will help you know the region in depth and better understand it, the porter will carry your duffel bags. During the Everest Base Camp luxury trek, your main luggage will be a duffel bag. Each trekker can pack up to 9 kg. One porter carries duffel bags of two trekkers.

They are used to carrying this load and safely walk on the mountainous terrain, so do not worry. Both guide and porter will enhance your Everest Base Camp luxury trekking experience. They are the core of the trek and make the journey safe and feasible. Tip them graciously if you appreciate their support.

FAQs

The Everest Base Camp luxury trek is designed to offer the trekkers the utmost service in the mountains. This package combines helicopter flights in and out of the Khumbu region. Likewise, you will get a private washroom with Western-style toilets. The rooms have a contemporary touch to them.

It depends on whether you are trekking in a group or solo. In group trekking, you do have to put some effort into matching the pace with other members. However, trekking privately with our guide allows you to have your pace.

The Everest Base Camp trail is the mainstream route, so it is quite busy in spring and autumn. If you are trekking solo, yes, you have to book lodges along the way in advance because most of the places are pre-booked during the peak trekking time, and you may not get a bed to spend the night.

If you have any allergies or dietary requirements, inform us in advance. We will check and inform you whether accommodating your dietary requirements is possible during the EBC luxury trek. You can also inform the lodge staff of any allergies and ask them to prepare the food accordingly.

There are designated areas along the Everest Base Camp trek route, where you can throw waste. To make sure you are not harming nature in any way during trekking, carry a reusable water bottle, avoid littering the trail, support local shops, and donate to local clubs.

There is a rare chance of spotting any wildlife during the luxury Everest Base Camp trek, especially if you are doing it during the peak trekking season. However, you may see Danphe (the national bird of Nepal), yaks, and mules along the way.

Our group size for the Everest Base Camp luxury trek includes up to 8 people. You can also do a private trek with us, which allows you to travel alone with a guide and porter.

Yes, we provide our guests with space in our office to store their extra luggage during trekking. Your luggage will be safe. Likewise, you can store your additional luggage free of cost at the hotel where you are staying in Kathmandu.

Yes, you can buy trekking and hiking gear in Nepal. Many stores in Thamel, Kathmandu, sell and rent gear.

Yes, some of our representatives will pick you up from the airport on your arrival day in Kathmandu. Likewise, they will drop you off at the airport on your departure day.