Everest Base Camp Comfort Trek - 15 Days

Everest Base Camp Trek Route

Everest Base Camp Comfort Trek rewards you with the pleasure of a hike to Everest Base Camp. Catch the mesmerizing sunrise over the highest mountain on Earth, Everest from the vantage point of Kala Patthar.

On the Everest Base Camp Comfort Trek, you will be enjoying the mountain views including Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Pumori, and Makalu.

Explore the flora and fauna of Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Get firsthand experience of Sherpa culture and tradition which share similarities with Tibetan Buddhism.

Visit ancient monasteries and spin prayer wheels. Experience warm local hospitality during your Everest Base Camp Hike and learn about Sherpa lifestyle. Also, share stories with fellow trekkers, and enrich your trek by interacting with locals.

Everest Base Camp Comfort Trek

Everest Base Camp Comfort Trek itinerary begins and ends in Kathmandu. After a scenic flight to Lukla, you will start your trek to the village on the bank of Dudh Koshi River, Phakding.

Further, trek to the famous Sherpa town, Namche Bazaar filled with shops selling trekking and climbing gears, restaurants, bakeries etc. Continue your trek to Khumjung which has an ancient monastery with a Yeti scalp on display.

You will be hiking to Dingboche via Phortse and spending a day acclimatizing at Dingboche. If you wish you can go on an acclimatization hike to Nagarjun Hill which offers 360-degree views of Himalayas.

EBC Trek itinerary features a trek to Gorak Shep via settlements of Thukla and Lobuche. A walk alongside Khumbu glacier leads to Everest Base Camp. Enjoy the stunning views of Khumbu Glacier and icefall.

If you do the Mt. Everest Base Camp hike in the climbing season you will see tents of expedition teams at the base camp. Enjoy the awe-inspiring view of Mount Everest from Kala Patthar and continue your trek to Periche and Tengboche.

You will be trekking back to Lukla via Namche and Phakding. Your EBC Comfort Trek ends with a flight back to Kathmandu.

Everest Base Camp Comfort Trek

Everest Base Camp Comfort Trek is a moderate to difficult trek. The highest elevation of EBC trek is 5,550 at Kala Patthar and the lowest elevation is 2,610m at Phakding.

Your maximum trekking duration is 8 hours and minimum walking duration is 2 hours. On average you will be walking for roughly 6 hours.

Everest Base Camp Comfort Trek is physically demanding due to high altitude. It is suitable for inexperienced as well as experienced trekkers. Previous trekking experience will boost your confidence. No technical skills are required.

Everest Base Camp Comfort Trek Itinerary

Day 1
Day 1

Fly Kathmandu to Lukla (2,840m/9,318ft), Trek to Phakding (2,610m/8,563ft)
Duration: 35 minutes flight, 3-4 hours (8 km) trek

Day 2
Day 2

Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,286ft)
Walking distance: 5-6 hours (10.5 km) trek

Day 3
Day 3

Trek to Khumjung (3,780m/12,399ft)
Walking distance: 3-4 hours (5 km) trek

Day 4
Day 4

Trek to Phortse (3,810m/12,497ft)
Walking distance: 5-6 hours (10 km) trek

Day 5
Day 5

Trek to Dingboche (4,410m/14,469ft)
Walking distance: 6-7 hours (10 km) trek

Day 6
Day 6

At Dingboche – 2nd Acclimatization Day (4,410m/14,469ft) – Hike to Nagarjun Hill (5,100m)
Walking distance: 4-5 hours (4.5 km) trek

Day 7
Day 7

Trek to Thukla (4,620m/15,154ft)
Walking distance: 3-4 hours (5 km) trek

Day 8
Day 8

Trek to Lobuche (4,910m/16,109ft)
Walking distance: 2-3 hours (3 km) trek

Day 9
Day 9

Trek to Gorak Shep (5,140m/16,864ft) – Visit Everest Base Camp (5,364m/17,598ft)
Walking distance: 7-8 hours (12 km) trek

Day 10
Day 10

Hike to Kala Patthar (5,550m/18,209ft) – Trek to Pheriche (4,240m/13,911ft)
Walking distance: 6-7 hours (12 km) trek

Day 11
Day 11

Trek to Tengboche (3,860m/12,664ft)
Walking distance: 4-5 hours (9 km) trek

Day 12
Day 12

Trek to Namche (3,440m/11,286ft)
Walking distance: 4-5 hours (10 km) trek

Day 13
Day 13

Trek to Phakding (2,610m/8,563ft)
Walking distance: 4-5 hours (10.5 km) trek

Day 14
Day 14

Trek to Lukla (2,840m/9,318ft)
Walking distance: 3-4 hours (8 km) trek

Day 15
Day 15

Fly Lukla to Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft)
Duration: 35 minutes flight

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Everest Base Camp Comfort Trek

Trip Facts

  • Trekking & Hiking
  • Moderate to Difficult
  • 5,550m/18,209ft
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • 1-12

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