Everest Base Camp Short Trek

18 reviewsShort Everest Trek
Trip Fact:
  • Duration 10 Days
  • Difficulty Level Strenuous
  • DestinationNepal
  • Max Altitude5545m / 18192 ft
  • AccommodationHotel/Guest houses during trekking
  • MealsAll meals during trekking
  • Trip Start/EndLukla
  • Group Size2-30 pax
  • Best SeasonFebruary to May and September to December are the best months.

Explore the Himalayas: Everest Base Camp short trek - Breathtaking vistas & Sherpa culture. Book now for an unforgettable adventure!

Everest Base Camp Short Trek - 10 Days is one of the classic treks which take us to the base camp of Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world. The Everest Base Camp is exceptional experience for every trekker that offers an opportunity to explore beautiful forests, Local Sherpas and lifestyle, foothills and beautiful Himalayan experiences. Exploring world famous Mani walls, prayers flags, ancient Buddhist monasteries and the magnificent ice fall are additional highlights of this short trek.

Further, this 10 Days Everest Base Camp Short Trek gives a chance to explore the outstanding view point Kala Patar and the astonishing scenery of Khumbu Region, beautiful Sherpa capital 'Namche Bazaar' and scene views of the natural landscape on the foothill of Mount Everest. 
This most beautiful adventure to Mount Everest base camp hiking begins with 30 minutes scenic flight to Lukla and trek to Phakding for the first day. Then we continue our trekking to Namche Bazaar, most beautiful Sherpa capital city in the remote Khumbu. Further we continue through Tengboche, Dingboche, Lobuche and Ghorakshep until we reach to our goal Everest base camp (17598 ft) and Kalapathar (18192 ft). Enjoy the most beautiful view of Mount Everest (8848m/ 29029ft) and other incredible Himalayan views.

We Dream Heaven Adventure carefully designed the Everest Base Camp short trek itinerary for adventure & nature lovers which ensures the appropriate acclimatization and minimizes the risk to completely enjoy your great trek. Though, if you have enough time and wants to do the Khumbu trek without rush check our Everest Base Camp Trek - 14 Days

Everest Base Camp Short Trek Route

Everest Base Camp Short Trek begins from a scenic flight with an amazing top view of snow-capped mountains to Lukla which provides you the best impression of great mountains. From Lukla you begin the gentle downhill trek to Phakding and continuing further trail onwards north, you find several gentle and steep ascents throughout Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche, Lobuche, GorakShep, and ultimately, EBC.

The same trekking trails walked by two legendary; Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary passes through the diverse rocky terrains, dense forests filled with rhododendron, wide glacial valleys, remote and unspoiled ethnic groups settlements, ancient monasteries, high altitude floras and faunas, rare wildlife, heart-taking Himalayan vistas, and so on up to Khumbu valley and the Everest Base Camp.

What to Expect in Everest Base Camp Short Trekking

This 10 days Everest Base Camp trekking trails unfolds the spectacular views of stunning towering peaks ofMt. Makalu, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Cho Oyu,Amadablam, Lobuche, Island Peak, Kang Tega, Nuptse, Thamserku, KusmaKangaroo, Pumori, and many more.This high thrilling trekking passes through thefamous viewpoint,Kalapattar, and Sagarmatha National Park warm.

This amazing short base camp hiking to Everest takes us to the over several beautiful suspension bridges across chasms of thin air, through hidden Buddhist monasteries and into the heart of the warm, rugged Sherpa Culture. Most importantly, interaction with local people will make your journey most beautiful and unforgettable because of their warm hospitality, unique culture and tradition, and kind services with a cheerful smile.

If you desire to experience exhilarating shorter adventure trekking in Nepal and want to make life-long awesome experience trekking through the world’s biggest desert-like glaciers, inspiring trekking passes and warm, hospitable Sherpa’s unique villages with their interesting culture, ancient’s monasteries and spectacular Himalayan décor on the backdrop then come to the heavenly paradise country of Nepal and make a fear-free contact to Dream Heaven Adventure trekking company in Nepal via our website.

Everest Base Camp for Beginners: Dream or Reality?

The majestic allure of Everest beckons adventurers from all walks of life, leading many to wonder if the Everest Base Camp trek is accessible to beginners. Spanning typically 10-12 days and covering around 130km, this iconic journey doesn't necessitate technical climbing but does demand stamina and endurance. Contrary to popular belief, raw strength is less of a priority than cardiovascular fitness. Regular walks, jogs, and preparatory hikes can equip beginners for the trek's rigorous demands.

However, the real challenge often lies in acclimatizing to the high altitudes rather than the trekking distance. Acclimatization days, integrated into most trekking itineraries, are essential for adjusting to the thinning air. Beginners are advised to embark on this journey with guided groups. Experienced guides, coupled with the shared experience of group treks, provide invaluable support and insights. Moreover, mental resilience is equally critical. The unpredictable weather and basic accommodations require a flexible mindset. In conclusion, with the right preparation, guidance, and attitude, the Everest Base Camp trek is indeed within reach for beginners. It's a testament to the idea that the Himalayan journey is as enriching as the destination itself.

The Ideal Season for a Short Everest Base Camp Trek

When it comes to embarking on the iconic Everest Base Camp trek, timing is crucial. The experience is magnified by the season you choose, ensuring you capture the majestic beauty of the Himalayas in its prime. For those looking to undertake a short trek to Everest Base Camp, understanding the region's seasonal nuances becomes even more vital.

Spring: Nature's Grand Showcase (March to May)

Spring is undoubtedly one of the most favored times for trekkers in the Everest region. As winter recedes, a colorful bloom of rhododendrons and other wildflowers transform the trails, painting a vibrant tapestry under the azure skies. Temperatures are moderately warm during the day, making trekking pleasant, while the nights remain cool but bearable. Moreover, the atmosphere's clarity in spring offers trekkers crystal-clear panoramic views of Everest and its neighboring peaks.

Autumn: The Clear Blue Canvas (September to November)

Post the monsoon season, the skies above Everest are the clearest, offering breathtaking views of the snow-clad mountains. The autumn months witness a drop in temperature but remain amiable for trekkers. The trails are less muddy, and the air is crisp with minimal haze, ensuring unobstructed vistas at every turn. This season is particularly popular among photographers aiming to capture the Himalayan grandeur in its full glory.

Months to Approach with Caution

Monsoon (June to August): While the monsoon season brings out the verdancy of the Everest region, it also comes with challenges. The trails become slippery, there's a higher risk of landslides, and the persistent cloud cover can obscure mountain views.

Winter (December to February): Though the crowds thin out and the mountains are in their most pristine form, the harsh cold and potential snow blockages can pose challenges for a short trek.

For those keen on a short Everest Base Camp trek, spring and autumn stand out as the most opportune times. While the decision largely hinges on personal preferences, these seasons offer a harmonious blend of agreeable weather, splendid views, and trail-friendly conditions. Always remember to check for recent weather updates and consult trekking agencies for real-time insights, ensuring your Himalayan escapade is both safe and memorable.

Short Everest Base Base Trek Highlights

  • Embark on a dramatic journey from Lukla, the gateway to Everest Base Camp.
  • Our AMS-friendly itinerary embraces Sherpa culture, high suspension bridges, and Tibetan Buddhism.
  • Enjoy 1 rest day for acclimatization before conquering Everest Base Camp.
  • Witness stunning Himalayan vistas en-route and at the highest Base Camp (5,364m).
  • Experience breathtaking Mount Everest sunrise and sunset from Kala Patthar (5,545m).
  • Enjoy comfortable accommodation and hygienic meals daily.


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Your adventure begins with a breathtaking 30-minute flight from Kathmandu to the Tenzing-Hillary Airport in Lukla, renowned as one of the most scenic and thrilling airstrips globally. After touchdown, take a moment to breathe in the crisp mountain air before commencing your trek. As you journey towards Phakding, the region unfolds, revealing its rich Sherpa culture, traditional stone houses, and the occasional yak caravan navigating the trail. The day's trek unveils the majesty of the Himalayas, with peaks like Mt. Nupla, Kusum Kangaru, and Mount Kwangde Range serving as a captivating backdrop. As dusk approaches, settle into a cozy hotel or guesthouse in Phakding, where local delicacies await to satiate your hunger.

Lukla Airport

  • Hotel/Guest House
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 2652m

Awakening to the serenity of the Dudh Koshi valley, you'll head north, journeying through blue pine and vibrant rhododendron forests, with the river's shimmering waters at your side. The trek involves crossing several suspension bridges adorned with fluttering prayer flags, each offering a thrilling perspective of the valley below. Keep your eyes peeled for local wildlife - you might just catch a glimpse of the elusive musk deer or Himalayan pheasants in their natural habitat. The day culminates in a challenging ascent to Namche Bazaar, the bustling Sherpa capital. As you near this mountain hub, the iconic silhouette of Mt. Everest emerges, signaling your entry into the heart of Sherpa territory.

  • Hotel/Guest House
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3440m

Post a hearty breakfast, the trail beckons, winding through pathways offering panoramic views of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, and Taweche. The descent towards the Dhudh Koshi River is marked by dense greenery and quaint hamlets, culminating in an ascent to the spiritual realm of Tengboche. The Tengboche Monastery, a revered Tibetan Buddhist sanctuary, stands as the day's highlight. Here, amidst the backdrop of towering peaks, trekkers find spiritual solace and, if timed right, can partake in the mesmerizing evening prayers, a symphony of chants that resonate with the mountains' tranquility.

  • Hotel/Guest House
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3876m

Starting your day with a descent through a lush rhododendron forest, you'll arrive at Deboche. The journey then takes you over the suspension bridge across the Imja River, leading to the picturesque village of Pangboche, cradled under the gaze of Ama Dablam. As the trail weaves through alpine meadows and yak pastures, the tree line recedes, hinting at the colder, harsher climates that lie ahead. Upon reaching Dingboche, you're greeted by fields ensconced within stone walls, a unique landscape designed to shield barley, buckwheat, and potatoes from the biting winds and roaming wildlife. With towering Himalayan peaks as your evening sentinels, settle down for a well-earned rest in a local hotel or guesthouse.

  • Hotel/Guest House
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4358m

Awaken to the crisp morning air of Dingboche, with panoramic vistas of towering peaks silently watching over the village. Today’s journey starts with a hike alongside the Khumbu Glacier. The trail is punctuated with an array of memorials dedicated to climbers who've lost their lives on nearby summits, a sobering testament to the challenges and allure of these mountains. As you trudge onward, the stark beauty of Duglha unfolds before leading to the ascent towards Lobuche. This small settlement, nestled just below the terminal moraine of the Khumbu Glacier, is the penultimate stop before the Everest Base Camp. As night falls, the crisp mountain air and a blanket of stars envelop you, setting the stage for a well-deserved rest.

  • Hotel/Guest House
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4928m

A chorus of excitement fills the air in Lobuche as trekkers lace up their boots for the pinnacle of their journey: Everest Base Camp. The trail leading to Gorak Shep is a testament to the raw beauty of the Himalayas. It meanders through rocky terrains, with glaciers revealing millennia-old stories through their layers of ice and rock.

Upon reaching Gorak Shep, the final hamlet before the base camp, there's an almost palpable sense of anticipation. You might take a moment to refuel and gather your energy because what lies ahead is both challenging and mesmerizing. As you tread the path towards Everest Base Camp, the majestic Khumbu Glacier extends its icy fingers, guiding your way. Every step brings you closer to the heart of the mighty Himalayas. The trail, strewn with rocks and moraine, becomes a testament to the dynamic landscape shaped over eons.

And then, amidst the ruggedness, the colorful specks of tents at Everest Base Camp appear, signaling your arrival at this iconic site. Here, amidst the embrace of soaring peaks like Nuptse, Pumori, and, of course, Everest itself, emotions often overflow. It's not just the culmination of a trek, but the realization of dreams for many. The sheer grandeur of the Khumbu Icefall, with its seracs and crevasses, captivates the eyes, while the fluttering prayer flags carry the hopes and wishes of trekkers to the heavens.

But as the sun begins its descent, casting long shadows on the icy terrain, it's time to retrace your steps. The journey back to Gorak Shep is reflective, each step a blend of exhaustion and exhilaration. As night blankets the Himalayas, Gorak Shep, with its modest lodges, offers a sanctuary where tales of the day's adventures are shared over warm meals, and the promise of tomorrow's wonders lulls trekkers to rest.

  • Hotel/Guest House
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 5160m

Dawn at Gorak Shep paints the sky with hues of oranges and purples, a prelude to the day's adventure. With the first light, you embark on your climb to Kala Pattar, a vantage point celebrated for its unparalleled mountain vistas. The climb, though challenging, is rewarding at every step. As you ascend, the landscape unfolds with the majestic Pumori standing guard over the trail. When you finally stand atop Kala Pattar, the world seems to pause. The mighty Everest stands closer than ever, bathed in the golden glow of sunrise. The peaks of Nuptse, Changtse, and Lhotse stretch out around you in a panorama of snow and rock.

After absorbing this surreal landscape and capturing moments in your heart (and perhaps on camera), you start your descent to Gorak Shep. The village, with its cluster of lodges, becomes a brief pit-stop for refreshment. Post your nourishing breakfast, the trail takes you downward through Lobuche, with its stone memorials that whisper tales of climbers and their dreams. The descent continues, with views of Ama Dablam guiding you in the distance. By the time Pheriche greets you, the landscape transitions into a vast valley. Here, the winds dance over the barley fields, and the village offers respite for tired trekkers, a haven to rest and rejuvenate.

  • Hotel/Guest House
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4358m

Pheriche's morning often begins with a symphony of bird songs, a gentle reminder of the life that thrives in these high altitudes. As you start your journey, the trail unfolds along the Imja Khola, its waters glistening in the morning sun. Soon, the path leads you to Pangboche, a village cradling centuries of Sherpa history. The ancient Pangboche Monastery here is a repository of legends and relics. Taking a moment to visit this spiritual gem can be a journey through time.

With blessings received, your trek continues upward to the lush greenery surrounding Tengboche. Home to the famed Tengboche Monastery, the village is a fusion of spiritual and natural beauty. The monastery itself, with its ornate decorations and vibrant prayer flags, echoes chants that harmonize with the wind. Beyond the spiritual, the backdrop of Ama Dablam, Everest, and other peaks adds a touch of the divine.

From Tengboche, the descent is marked by the rustling of rhododendron and juniper trees, their fragrance filling the air. Crossing the Dudh Koshi River over suspension bridges adorned with prayer flags, you meander through forests, their canopy playing a game of hide and seek with the sun. Before evening, the familiar terraced landscapes of Namche Bazaar come into view. This bustling hub, with its cafés, shops, and lodges, welcomes you back, a perfect blend of comfort and nostalgia.

  • Hotel/Guest House
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3,400m

As the morning sun bathes Namche Bazaar in a warm glow, take a moment to cherish the memories made here. Today’s journey retraces the path that once introduced you to the Khumbu region, but with the knowledge and experiences gained, the trail feels familiar, like retracing the steps of an old friend. Descend through dense pine and rhododendron forests, the air fragrant with the scent of the woods. The Dudh Koshi River, your constant companion on this trek, sparkles in the sunlight as you cross its suspension bridges one last time. The pathway that once tested your mettle now seems like an old friend guiding you home. By evening, the familiar sights and sounds of Lukla greet you. Here, in this town that marked the start of your Himalayan sojourn, celebrate the journey undertaken and the challenges surmounted. As the night descends, the comforting hum of Lukla lulls you to sleep, preparing you for your departure.

  • Hotel/Guest House
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 2860m

Wake up to the chirping of birds and the hustle of Lukla, as trekkers prepare for their adventures and locals go about their day. After a hearty breakfast, head to the Tenzing-Hillary Airport. As your plane takes flight, look out of the window; the towering giants of the Himalayas stand resolute, as if bidding you farewell. The 35-minute scenic flight back to Kathmandu offers a final aerial tribute to the breathtaking landscape you've traversed. Upon landing in Kathmandu, the cacophony of the city welcomes you back to civilization. Here, amidst the labyrinth of streets and ancient temples, find solace in your hotel. As you relax and rejuvenate, let the memories of the trek wash over you, and perhaps, start dreaming of your next mountain adventure.

  • Hotel
  • 1400m

In October 2022, the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal made an official announcement regarding the cessation of flight operations between Kathmandu and Lukla during the peak trekking season. The authority has designated the peak season as the period between April 1st and May 30th, as well as October 1st and November 30th, occurring annually. As a result, passengers seeking to travel to or from Lukla via air transportation will be required to utilize Manthali airport in Ramechhap ( 4-5 hours drive from KTM) instead of Kathmandu. This alteration has a widespread impact on all airlines and tour operators operating in Nepal. However, it is important to note that individuals traveling during non-peak seasons will still have the option to avail direct flights connecting Kathmandu and Lukla.

Trip Map

Everest Base Camp Short Trek map

Cost Details


  • All necessary pick up and drop by private tourist car ( including international airport pickup)
  • Round trip Flight ticket for Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu.
  • All accommodation and meals during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner).
  • Local english-speaking government license holder trekking guide
  • All necessary paper works, Sagarmatha National park entry permits and TIMS card fee.
  • Equipments for the trekking staff
  • Local government fee and necessary paper works


  • Hotel/Meals in Kathmandu
  • Porter services
  • Travel insurance for your trek
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips for staff ( Tipping is expected)
  • All kind alcoholic, hot and cold drinks.
  • Other expences ( if any )

Good to Know

Why to Everest Base Camp Short Trek with us?

Experienced and Knowledgeable Guides

Our team of experienced and knowledgeable guides will help you navigate the trekking route, ensuring that you have a safe and enjoyable experience.

Customized Itineraries

We offer customized itineraries to cater to your individual needs, preferences, and fitness levels. Our flexible approach ensures that you can make the most of your time in the Everest region.

Hassle-Free Logistics

We take care of all the logistics of the trek, including transportation, accommodation, permits, and meals. This allows you to focus on enjoying the breathtaking scenery and challenging yourself physically.

Cultural Experience

In addition to trekking, our itineraries include opportunities to interact with the local Sherpa community, visit monasteries and cultural sites, and learn about the rich history and traditions of the region.

Physical and Mental Health Benefits

Trekking to Everest Base Camp is a challenging physical endeavor that requires endurance, strength, and mental toughness. The trek can help improve your physical fitness, mental well-being, and resilience.

Sense of Accomplishment

Completing the trek to Everest Base Camp is a significant achievement that will give you a sense of accomplishment and pride. It is a challenging journey that will test your limits and leave you with unforgettable memories.

Support Local Economy

By choosing us, you are supporting the local economy and contributing to the sustainable development of the region. We work with local Sherpa guides and porters, and our responsible tourism practices ensure that we minimize our impact on the environment.

Safe and Secure

Your safety and security are our top priority, and we take every precaution to ensure that you have a safe and enjoyable trek. We provide adequate equipment, medical supplies, and emergency evacuation services in case of any unforeseen circumstances.

Health and Fitness for the Short EBC Trek

Embarking on the iconic short Everest Base Camp trek is a dream come true for many adventure enthusiasts. However, the trek demands peak physical fitness and mental preparedness to conquer its rugged trails and high altitudes. Ensure your journey is a success with these essential health and fitness tips. Prepare your body and mind for the adventure of a lifetime!

Start Training Early

To take on the challenges of the Everest Base Camp trek, it's crucial to begin your fitness regimen well in advance, ideally 2-3 months before your trekking date. This preparation time allows your body to gradually adapt and build the necessary endurance. Focus on cardiovascular exercises such as hiking, cycling, and running to improve your stamina and lung capacity. Additionally, incorporate strength training exercises to build strong core muscles and develop lower body strength, which will be vital during long treks in varied terrain.

Mental Preparation

Trekking to Everest Base Camp requires mental fortitude and determination. Prepare yourself mentally by visualizing success, setting achievable goals, and staying positive throughout the journey. Meditation and mindfulness practices can help you stay focused and calm during challenging situations.

Acclimatize Gradually

The higher altitudes of the Everest region can pose a risk of altitude sickness if you ascend too quickly. To minimize the chances of falling ill, plan your trek with ample time for acclimatization. Above 3,000 meters, it's essential to take it slow and spend a couple of nights at intermediate altitudes before moving higher. This gradual ascent allows your body to adjust to the reduced oxygen levels, reducing the risk of altitude-related problems.

Stay Hydrated

Proper hydration is crucial throughout your Everest Base Camp trek, especially at high altitudes. The dry mountain air and physical exertion can lead to increased water loss through sweat and breathing. Aim to drink at least 3-4 liters of water daily to stay hydrated and support your body's functions. Avoid excessive consumption of caffeinated and alcoholic beverages, as they can contribute to dehydration.

Balanced Nutrition

Maintaining a well-balanced diet is essential for both your training period and the actual trek. Consume a variety of foods, including carbohydrates, proteins, and healthy fats, to provide your body with the necessary fuel and nutrients. Carbohydrates are especially vital for sustaining energy during long hikes, while proteins aid in muscle repair and recovery. Don't forget to include fruits and vegetables for essential vitamins and minerals.

Pack Light

Packing wisely and keeping your backpack weight manageable will significantly impact your trekking experience. Opt for lightweight, moisture-wicking clothing to stay comfortable and dry during your journey. Choose essential gear that is durable and necessary, avoiding unnecessary items that can add unnecessary weight.

Train with Your Gear

Familiarize yourself with the gear you'll be using during the trek, including your hiking boots and backpack. Wearing your hiking boots beforehand allows you to break them in, preventing uncomfortable blisters and sore feet during the actual trek.

Invest in Good Footwear

Your hiking boots are perhaps the most critical gear for the trek. Ensure you invest in high-quality, comfortable boots that provide adequate ankle support. Prioritize boots that are already broken-in to avoid discomfort and potential foot problems during the trek.

Listen to Your Body

Throughout the trek, pay close attention to your body's signals. Altitude sickness, fatigue, and discomfort can occur, and it's crucial to communicate openly with your trekking companions and guide. Don't hesitate to take breaks when needed, and inform your guide about any concerning symptoms.

Engage in Strength and Flexibility Exercises

Incorporate strength and flexibility exercises, such as yoga and stretching, into your training routine. These exercises will help improve your overall flexibility, reduce the risk of injuries during the trek, and ensure your muscles remain supple and ready for the challenges ahead.

Accommodations in Short Everest Base Camp Trek

Teahouse Accommodations

Teahouses are quintessential features of the Everest Base Camp trek, providing trekkers with an authentic Himalayan experience. These establishments, operated by local Sherpa communities, offer basic amenities including warm food and clean sleeping quarters. They serve as cozy retreats where trekkers can rest and rejuvenate after a day's hike. Staying at a teahouse also offers an invaluable opportunity to immerse in the local culture and hospitality, making your Everest journey an enriching experience.

Luxury Lodge Accommodations

For trekkers desiring added comfort and luxury in the rugged Everest landscapes, luxury lodges are the perfect choice. These upscale accommodations offer additional amenities, such as private rooms, modern bathrooms, heated interiors, and even Wi-Fi connectivity. Luxury lodges provide a comfortable haven where you can unwind and rejuvenate, while still soaking up the incredible views of the Himalayas. Enjoy the thrill of the Everest Base Camp trek without compromising on comfort and luxury.

Choice and Flexibility

Your journey to Everest Base Camp offers the flexibility to choose between traditional teahouses and luxury lodges. Whether you seek an authentic Himalayan experience or prefer a more comfortable trek, there are accommodations to suit every type of traveler. Plan your Everest trek today to discover the perfect blend of adventure and comfort amidst the world's most majestic peaks.

Note:While our standard pricing covers accommodations in traditional teahouses, it does not include stays at luxury lodges. Should you prefer the enhanced comfort and amenities provided by luxury lodges, please note that these will come at an additional cost. Tailor your Everest Base Camp trek to meet your personal preferences and we will adjust the pricing accordingly to ensure your journey is as comfortable and memorable as possible.

Meals while Everest Base Camp - 10 Days Short Trekking

Food at Teahouses

Teahouses along the Everest Base Camp trek provide tasty and filling meals. They serve local dishes like 'Dal Bhat,' which is lentil soup, rice, and vegetables, and 'Momo,' a type of Nepalese dumpling. You can also find international foods like noodles, potatoes, pizza, fried rice, pasta, French fries and soup. Plus, there's always hot drinks, such as tea, coffee to warm you up after a long day of trekking.

Eating at Luxury Lodges

Luxury lodges offer a wider menu with more choices. Along with local Nepalese dishes, you can find Western food like pizza, burgers, or spaghetti. There are also Asian options like stir-fried noodles or sushi. If you're a vegetarian or have special diet needs, they can usually cater to that. For dessert, you might find treats like chocolate cake or fruit salad. Eating at a luxury lodge adds an extra special touch to your Everest adventure, giving you a chance to refuel with delicious meals while enjoying the breathtaking views.

In both teahouse and luxury lodge settings, all meals are prepared with utmost care for hygiene and freshness, prioritizing the health and wellbeing of trekkers. Whether you choose a teahouse or a luxury lodge, your culinary experience in the Everest region will be as unforgettable as the trek itself.

Everest Base Camp Flight Delay or Cancelled

For beautiful trekkking to Everest base camp, we should take a Lukla flight. Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flight gets deferred by a couple of hours or might even be cancelled few days because of unfavorable climate conditions. Such conditions may emerge even in the trekking seasons. Consequently, in such cases, you must be ready for long holds up either at Kathmandu or Lukla. We will try our hardest to dodge such postpones, and mastermind the following flight for you. We additionally arrange Helicopter in such condition, in the event that it is accessible and upon solicitation by our customers. If it irritates your forward travel plan due to flight delay or cancelled; you are allowed to pick alternative choices like Annapurna region, Langtang region, or any viable area.

Altitude Sickness

Understanding and preparing for altitude sickness, a common challenge on this journey, is crucial to ensuring a safe and enjoyable trek.

Understanding Altitude Sickness

Altitude sickness, also known as Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS), is a condition that can occur when the body doesn't have enough time to adapt to the decreased oxygen levels at high altitudes. Symptoms can range from headaches and fatigue to more severe complications like High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE) or High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE).

High-Altitude Sickness

The Everest Base Camp Short Trek, which typically reaches altitudes above 5,000 meters, is a common scenario where trekkers may encounter altitude sickness. The body naturally acclimatizes over time, which is why the trek itinerary often includes rest days for this purpose.

Preventing Altitude Sickness

Preventing altitude sickness starts with acclimatizing properly. This involves a slow ascent, staying well-hydrated, avoiding alcohol, consuming a carbohydrate-rich diet, and possibly using altitude sickness medications like acetazolamide. It's crucial to pay attention to your body's signals and not hasten the acclimatization process.

Handling Altitude Sickness on the Trail

If symptoms of altitude sickness occur, it's important to communicate with your trek guides and group members. Often, the best treatment is to descend to a lower altitude as quickly and safely as possible. Never ignore the symptoms, as they can progress to more serious conditions if left untreated.

Essential Tips for a Safe Trek Experience

In summary, understanding altitude sickness, recognizing its symptoms, and knowing the preventive measures are key to a safe Everest Base Camp trek. Additionally, proper gear, good physical condition, and a pre-trek health consultation are recommended.

Travel Insurance

Securing reliable travel insurance is an essential step in planning your Everest Base Camp Trek. Due to the high-altitude and remote nature of the trek, ensuring you have comprehensive coverage that includes emergency evacuation is crucial.

Travel insurance for the Everest Base Camp Short Trek should typically cover:

High-altitude evacuation

The risk of altitude sickness and other health complications increases at high altitudes. Should you need to be evacuated quickly, helicopter rescue can be incredibly costly. Ensure your insurance policy covers high-altitude helicopter evacuation.

Medical treatment and hospitalization

In case you become sick or injured during the trek, your insurance should cover medical costs, including hospital stays and treatments.

Trip cancellation and interruption

If unexpected events force you to cancel or cut short your trek, a good insurance policy will help recover the costs.

Baggage loss and delay

Traveling to remote locations comes with the risk of delayed, lost, or damaged baggage. Insurance can help replace or compensate for essential items.

Before purchasing travel insurance, make sure to thoroughly read the policy, paying special attention to altitude limits and any exclusions. It's also advisable to check whether the insurance company has a 24/7 emergency contact number.

No one wants to think about things going wrong, but securing comprehensive travel insurance is a necessary precaution for the Everest Base Camp Trek. It's all about ensuring that you can enjoy this extraordinary experience with peace of mind, knowing you're covered in the event of unforeseen circumstances.


  • Q1. Is drinking water at Everest Base Camp pure?

    The major problem while trekking the Everest region is impure drinking water. Drinking impure water leads to dehydration as it causes diarrhea. Thus, make sure you carry water purifier so that you can drink pure water in Everest.

  • Most of the teahouses in Everest are provided with squat toilets that doesn’t have automatic flushing system. However, in recently built lodges you might find automatic flush toilets ( western toilets).

  • No, absolutely not. There are no ages barrier while trekking EBC, however, do consult your doctor before your actual trek. They will provide you proper prescription needed to overcome difficulties that you might encounter during Short Everest Base Camp trek.

  • Although there are some ATMs available in places like Namche bazaar and lukla, you won’t find any ATMs in the Everest base camp. In fact, sometimes ATMs might run out of cash or machines might malfunction. Thus, carrying some cash is always a good option.

  • Yes. Everest trekking is doable even if you don't hire a local travel agency. The ideal route filled with people will accompany you even if you trek EBC solo.

    The only thing you have to take into concern is altitude sickness. Prepare yourself for this trek physically and mentally to avoid the risk of injuries and AMS.

  • There exist two preferred seasons for undertaking the trek to Everest Base Camp (EBC), namely Spring and Autumn. The Spring season commences in February and concludes in May, while Autumn commences in September and concludes in December. Both seasons offer ideal conditions for trekking to the base camp of Mount Everest, as they are characterized by minimal precipitation and a pleasant climate, accompanied by a desirable ambient coolness.

  • While not obligatory, it is highly advisable to undergo training prior to embarking on this trek. Although it is not imperative to be in impeccable physical condition, engaging in preparatory exercises will prove advantageous during the journey. Throughout the span of 11 days, you will be required to carry a backpack for over 7 hours each day. Dedication to cardiovascular exercises, allocating 3 to 4 days per week, in the months leading up to the commencement of the trek will significantly contribute to your overall preparedness and endurance.

  • The prospect of spending the night at Everest Base Camp (EBC) is not guaranteed. While one might anticipate being able to stay overnight at the base camp, the reality is different. EBC does not provide accommodations such as hotels or teahouses. However, it is possible to arrange a unique arrangement in the spring wherein you can request to spend the night at EBC in a tent.

  • The level of risk involved in reaching the base camp of Mount Everest is relatively low. While there are certain challenges to consider along the trail, such as altitude sickness, these can be effectively mitigated with appropriate measures. It is advisable to adhere to the main route and avoid deviating from it if hiking alone. Engaging in communication with local inhabitants and fellow trekkers can also provide valuable insights and contribute to overall safety.

  • No, it is not necessary to carry supplemental oxygen while trekking to Everest Base Camp. However, as a precautionary measure, some trekking companies, such as Dream Heaven Adventure, may provide emergency oxygen supplies for their clients. Therefore, if you choose to trek with Dream Heaven Adventure, you will not be required to carry your own oxygen as they will have it available in case of emergencies.

  • Yes, it is possible to undertake the Everest Base Camp trek during the off-season, particularly in winter. However, it is important to note that the winter season poses additional challenges such as colder temperatures and snowy conditions. Therefore, it is recommended that individuals attempting the trek during this period be experienced trekkers and adequately prepared for the cold climate. It is crucial to take necessary precautions and carry appropriate gear for hiking in snowy terrain. On the other hand, attempting the trek during the monsoon season is strongly discouraged due to the adverse weather conditions.

  • Yes, electricity is available for recharging electronic devices such as phones and cameras along the trail. However, it should be noted that from Namche Bazaar onwards, you may need to pay for the charging service as teahouses utilize solar panels and batteries. As for Wi-Fi connectivity, most places along the trail do offer Wi-Fi access, allowing trekkers to stay connected to the internet, although the quality and reliability of the Wi-Fi connection may vary.

  • Certainly! Many first-time trekkers have successfully completed the Everest Base Camp trek. With a moderate level of fitness and adherence to the recommended itinerary, along with following the guidance of your team leader or guide, you can confidently embark on this trek and successfully reach the base camp and return. It is essential to maintain a positive mindset, listen to the advice of experienced trekkers or guides, and make necessary preparations to ensure a safe and enjoyable journey.

Client Reviews

  • Peter Jasinski
    Peter JasinskiAustralia |May 03, 2023

    EBC Trek: An Unforgettable Experience

    We recently did the EBC trek with Dream Heaven, guided by Raj and helped by our porter, Sujan. I'm really thankful for their amazing support and the memorable trip they provided.

    From our arrival in Kathmandu, Raj made us feel comfortable. He checked our trekking skills and ensured we were ready for the adventure. He knew a lot about the area's history and culture, making the trek even more interesting.

    Sujan, the porter, was great. He was strong, kind, and made our trek smoother. We couldn't have done it without him.

    Raj was always looking out for us. He set the right pace and made sure we were safe. He was also good at connecting with locals, which enriched our experience.

    The trek plan by Dream Heaven was perfect. They also changed plans when needed, like for weather reasons. We could enjoy the beautiful Himalayan views without feeling rushed. Their planning was top-notch.

    The places we stayed in were clean and better than expected. Raj's food and stay suggestions were always good. We had great meals and were well-taken care of.

    In short, the trip with Raj and Sujan was amazing. I'd advise anyone thinking of this trek to book with Dream Heaven and especially Raj. They'll make sure your Everest Base Camp trek is a memorable one.

  • Sudhir and Team
    Sudhir and TeamSouth Africa |April 25, 2023

    Great Experience with Dreram Heaven Adventure

    The glorious Himalayan vistas, the rivers, valleys and the people. The jolly banter with our guide Hupa Raj Tamang, whose knowledge of Nepal and the Himalayas was excellent. Our 2 sherpas, Dil and Thar Kumar, were also brilliant. We did the trek with Dream Heaven Adventure who were very professional and prompt from the outset, especially with regard to hotel bookings, transport and transfers. Suman, the CEO, was outstanding in terms of addressing all our needs and requirements, and we were all struck by his humility and willingness to assist. He treated us to a complementary Nepali dinner on our last night in Kathmandu which was delicious. I would caution future hikers about the following: the Pyramid hotel in Lobuche is by no means a luxury hotel, it is rather a dormitory with very basic and limited amenities. so dont be fooled by their advertising. The airport officials at Ramecchap may scam you in terms of charging you for overweight luggage, so ensure that you are present when your luggage is weighed. However, i must stress that this was in no way under the control of DHA

  • Uren Pillay
    Uren PillaySouth Africa |April 17, 2023

    This team made our dream a reality!

    Going on the EBC trek is a once-in-lifetime experience; bucket-list expedition; and daunting adventure. Having the right support is critical to making it a successful and enjoyable experience.
    Dream Heaven Adventure (Suman and trek team - Huparaj - guide, Dil and Thaar - porters) provided an outstanding service. Suman was always professional and very responsive to the 100s of questions we had. The trek team were always there to help support with a “can do” attitude. Hupa Raj’s knowledge and experience was vital when I showed signs of AMS.
    I highly recommend this group for a safe, successful and fun expedition to EBC!

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    EricHAustria |January 22, 2020

    Everest bc treks with DHA

    We have done Everest bc treks with DHA and it was most wonderful trip. The owner, Suman informed us very well in advance and made sure we were safe and having an amazing time. We had an amazing time and were completely thrilled by the excellent customer service by Suman and his team during the trek. Thanks to our great guide Raj and porter Nima. Guide Raj is very professional, always kind and helpful. We are truly happy from his excellent service and great take care the whole time. Ask for Raj as guide!!! It was a really memorable trip. I would strongly recommend this agency!

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    KiliNoviceUnited Kingdom |May 15, 2019

    Everest Base camp trek - March 2019

    We did an Everest Base camp trek for 12 days with Dream Heaven Adventures. we thoroughly enjoyed the trek and it was on almost most days with clear blue skies.

    The views were amazing. We were fortunate to have gone through Dream heaven adventures and Suman made sure everything was planned accordingly. all went well with Lukla flights and accommodation in lodges and the Kathmandu city tour we did at the end.

    We were also very lucky to have one of the best guide Huparaj Tamang leading us to EBC . He was very experienced knowledgeable and spoke good English. He looked after us very well and no request was too big for him. always cheerful and happy.

    I would highly recommend this guide. overall the services we received from Dream Heaven adventures were all excellent. Thank you Suman and Huparaj .

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