7 Days Everest Base Camp Trek

Trip Fact:
  • Duration 7 Days
  • Difficulty Level Challenging
  • DestinationNepal
  • Max Altitude5545m / 18192 ft ( Kalapathar)
  • AccommodationGuest houses/lodges during trekking ( luxury hotel option also available by adding extra cost)
  • MealsAll meals ( Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) during trekking
  • Trip Start/EndLukla
  • Group Size2-15 pax
  • Best SeasonMarch, April, May, September, October and November are the best months.

What to Expect:

  • Experience breathtaking panoramic vistas of Mount Everest and other majestic peaks during a captivating helicopter experience.
  • Embark on a journey to Namche Bazaar, the prominent hub of the Khumbu region, renowned for its cultural significance and vibrant atmosphere.
  • Indulge in an unforgettable encounter with Sagarmatha National Park, the world's highest national park, and immerse yourself in its awe-inspiring natural wonders.
  • Bear witness to the ancient and towering Tangboche Buddhist Monastery, embodying profound spirituality and historical significance.
  • Delight in the captivating spectacle of a sunrise casting its radiant hues upon the Himalayan range, beheld from the renowned vantage point of Kalapatthar.
  • Uncover the marvels of the Khumbu Glaciers and the dramatic Khumbu Icefall, engaging in observation and exploration of their captivating features.

Find ideal trekking times and start your 7-day Everest Base Camp Trek - experience Sherpa culture, Himalayan peaks, and Sagarmatha Park.

Embark on the first steps of your journey to Mount Everest, nestled in the legendary Khumbu highlands, the heartbeat of Sherpa culture. This captivating territory presents a blend of stunning Himalayan peaks, ancient Buddhist monasteries, and welcoming mountain inhabitants, deeply rooted in their timeless lifestyle. Rely on Dream Heaven Adventure as your dedicated guide, leading you through this unforgettable expedition that's destined to be a cherished memory.

The 7-day Everest Base Camp Trek is considered the most streamlined route, encompassing significant trekking hotspots within the Everest region, including the famous Everest Base Camp itself. This picturesque trail navigates through the mesmerizing Khumbu Valley, offering chances to delve into the rich Sherpa-influenced Himalayan culture.

Moreover, the 7-day Everest Base Camp Trek introduces you to the natural wonders of the Sagarmatha National Park, a recognized UNESCO World Heritage site. Known for its incredible biodiversity, the park provides an enthralling encounter for nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts.

This unique and thrilling trek begins in Kathmandu, followed by a scenic flight to Lukla the next day. This aerial journey offers breathtaking views of the Himalayan landscape, including majestic peaks like Mt. Makalu, Mt. Nuptse, and Mt. Cho Oyu, to name a few.

The Shortest Everest Base Camp 7-day trek, despite its reduced duration, ensures an array of thrilling experiences. From exhilarating helicopter rides soaring over the Himalayas to an adventure-filled experience at every step, this trek promises a memorable journey within a compact schedule.

Best Time for 7-Day Everest Base Camp Trek

Determining the best time for the 7-Day Everest Base Camp Trek depends on various factors such as weather conditions, visibility, and personal preference. The trek is accessible all year round, but certain seasons offer unique experiences that can enhance your adventure.

The prime time to undertake the 7-day trek to Everest Base Camp falls within the seasons of autumn (from late September to early December) and spring (from March to May). These seasons are preferred due to their moderate climate and generally clear weather, providing excellent visibility. During these months, the skies are often crystal clear, offering you a magnificent, unobstructed view of the grand Everest Himalaya Range.

Autumn offers the allure of clear, crisp days, less crowding, and post-monsoon greenery, creating a vibrant landscape. Spring is equally attractive, with the added benefit of witnessing the spectacular bloom of rhododendrons, adding a burst of color to the trails.

On the other hand, winter trekking, specifically in January and February, has its own charm. Despite these months being characterized by intense cold and frequent snowfall, they present an unmatched clarity of the majestic Everest Himalaya Range. The snow-capped mountains set against deep blue skies make for incredible scenic vistas. Furthermore, the trails are less crowded during this time, giving trekkers a more solitary experience.

However, it's worth noting that trekkers should be prepared for higher difficulty levels due to snow and low temperatures during the winter months. It's essential to pack appropriate gear and clothing to ensure safety and comfort during the trek.

No matter the season, the 7-Day Everest Base Camp Trek promises a unique and unforgettable adventure, with each season adding its own touch to the stunning Himalayan landscape.


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Early in the morning you will board flight to Lukla .During the flight you will be thrilled with the scenic views of stunning landscapes of Everest region. The time duration of flight is about 25 minutes approximate.
When you reach Lukla, you will meet the crew members and the porter. They will assist you in packing trekking gear and stuff. Then we start our walking to Phakding which takes about 3 hours.

  • Hotel/Lodges
  • Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast, you will start to trek to Namche Bazzar. On the way to Namche Bazaar, you will pass through beautiful village like Phakding, Monjo etc. Similarly on your way, you will get the views of various Mountains such as AmaDablam, Lhoste, and many more.
Overnight stay at lodge in Namche Bazaar with standard meals.

    After breakfast ,on 3rd day of your trek you will ascend uphill to get to tengboche. On doing so you will pass in across the rhododendron forest,pine tree and cascading river. During you walk you will be given company by the scenic views of  Mt .Everest along with several other peaks like Mt Amadabiam, pumori etc
    Tengboche is considers as the most famous destinations for trekkers and the Buddhist Pilgrims. In Tengboche you can explore the oldest monastery of Nepal, The Tengboche monastery, similarly you will get chance to explore culture, tradition and lifestyle of the Sherpa people during your trek
    Overnight stay at trekking lodges in tengboche.

      Today ,after your morning breakfast you will prepar yourself for trekking towards Dingboche.The trekking route is long and quite challing,Also the trails are rugged and not well maintained Durung your journey to Dingboche you will cross the Imja Khola.Then after 2 hrs from Tangboche, you will reach small village named Pangboche. Then after you will pass through several small towns and you head to cross the Khumbu Khola.After the crossing ,you will start gradual climb uphill to reach you destination for the day ,Dingboche.Over night stay at trekking lodges in Dingboche.

        Today ,you  will trek from Dingboche to lobuche.The trekking trails offers mesmerizing views of nature at different points. The distance you need to cover for reaching lobuche from Dingboche is 10 .7 km on reaching lobuche,you will make your journey as a step close to Everest Base Camp.
        Lobuche offers the views of Khumub Glacier.On you way, you will find ,Snow –capped Mountains is surrounding you all along the trekking trails.
        Before you reach Lobuche ,you come across Thukla.In Thukla you can find memorials of dead people that once attemped the Mt Everest climb. Similarly, this place has many prayer flags .These flags are tribute to many brave mountaineers on reaching lobuche, you can rest overnight at a tea house or lodge.

          Today you will start early in the morning to reach your final destination ,the Everest Base Camp.
          You will trek across the Gorakshep and then you will reach the EBC .At EBC you will eye witness the stunning views of Mt Everest along with neighboring peaks. Everest Base camp lacks lodge or tea house so on the same day you will descend back to Goreshep.

            On last day of your trek ,you will hike to Kalapatthar early in the morning. Kalapatthar is famous vantage point for the best views of Mt Everest at the time of sunrise and sunset. After celebrating you achievement for conquering the Base of Mt .Everest. Immediately you will board a helicopter and arrive back to Kathmandu. With this ,your 7 Days Everest Base Camp trek comes to an end.

              Trip Map

              7 Days Everest Base Camp Trek map

              Cost Details


              • Transportation for airport pick-up and drop-off by car/van/hiace.
              • Flight ticket from Kathmandu to Lukla.
              • Helicopter flight back to Kathmandu from Kala Pathar.
              • Accommodation and meals throughout the trek (including breakfast, lunch, and dinner).
              • An experienced English-speaking guide with a valid license, including salary, insurance, flight, food, and lodging.
              • Trekking porter with salary, insurance, food, and lodging (based on a ratio of 1 porter for every 2 trekkers).
              • All necessary paperwork, trekking permits, and TIMS card.
              • A comprehensive medical kit.
              • Trekking equipment for the trekking staff.
              • Government and local taxes.


              • Additional accommodation in Kathmandu (if required).
              • Travel and rescue insurance.
              • Personal expenses such as phone calls, laundry, battery recharge, bottled water, hot showers, etc.
              • Tips for guides and porters.
              • Alcoholic and soft drinks, as well as hot water.
              • Any other expenses not mentioned in the inclusion list.

              Good to Know

              Everest Base Camp Trek 7 Day Difficulty

              Our Everest Base Camp Trek - 7 Day package does not require prior trekking experience, but it's important to understand that it involves a moderately challenging hiking trail at high altitudes. The elevation reaches over 5,545 meters, and you'll be walking for about six to seven hours each day. The trail includes various valleys and mountain passes with both uphill and downhill sections.

              Therefore, it's crucial that you are in good health and have a suitable level of fitness for this trek. While the itinerary doesn't include specific acclimatization days, having prior experience in trekking or hiking can help you adjust better to the high-altitude conditions.

              To prepare for this adventure, engaging in activities like walking, running, and other cardiovascular exercises will be beneficial. Throughout the trek, an experienced guide from Dream Heaven Adventure will ensure your safety, monitor your progress and well-being, and accompany the group from Lukla to Everest Base Camp and back.

              With proper physical preparation, this trek is achievable. However, maintaining a positive mindset is also crucial for successfully completing the journey.

              The route we follow is the traditional 12-day hike to Everest Base Camp, excluding the designated acclimatization day. If you are physically fit, we can accommodate this adjustment as our itinerary gradually increases in altitude.

              Furthermore, the 7-day Everest Base Camp trek is manageable for any group of travelers who can walk for four to six hours per day. It is considered an intermediate-level hike and doesn't require advanced mountaineering skills or techniques.


              • Q1. What is the Everest Base Camp 7-Day Trek?

                The Everest Base Camp 7-day trek is an accelerated journey to the base camp of the world’s tallest mountain, Mount Everest. This route offers trekkers a unique opportunity to experience the Himalayas in a shorter time frame than the traditional EBC treks.

              • A 7-day trek to Everest Base Camp is quite intense and faster than the usual 12-14 day itinerary. It's best suited for experienced trekkers with good fitness levels who have limited time but still want the EBC experience.

              • The best times for the 7-day EBC trek are during the pre-monsoon (March to May) and post-monsoon (late September to November) periods when the weather is relatively stable and the views are clear.

              • Preparation involves a combination of cardiovascular training, strength workouts, and altitude acclimatization. It's also essential to invest in good trekking gear and familiarize oneself with high-altitude sickness symptoms.

              • Altitude sickness is a significant concern. Trekkers should be aware of its symptoms, carry necessary medication, and ensure proper acclimatization. Consultation with a doctor before the trek is recommended.

              • During the trek, tea houses offer a menu of local and international cuisines. Typical meals include dal bhat (lentil soup with rice), momo (dumplings), thukpa (noodle soup), and pancakes. It's advisable to drink bottled or purified water throughout.

              • Avoid single-use plastics, carry a refillable water bottle, and treat water rather than buying bottled water. Ensure you carry out any trash and support tea houses and lodges that practice sustainable tourism.

              • Dress modestly, always ask for permission before taking photos, avoid public displays of affection, and understand that the left hand is considered 'unclean' in Nepali culture, so use your right hand when giving or receiving items.

              • Yes, many tea houses provide charging facilities, often at an additional cost. As electricity is a premium in the mountains, carrying a portable charger or solar charger is beneficial.

              • For doing the Everest Base Camp you don’t need to be perfect athlete, but shorter trek demands higheststandard physical fitness. You can do it easily if you are physically active and have habit of hiking 6-7 hours daily.
                We recommend to take some physical exerice such as swimming, running, cycling, a month before you embark you trekking journey.

              • You will get to stay in the standards rooms at five star hotel in Kathmandu. If you want to make you trek budget friendly you will also find several cheep hotel, providing best service.
                However during the trek you will have basic tea-houses to highest standard luxury lodges option available. Tea houses providing basic facilities such as a bed, pillow and a blanket. It is wisdomful to carry you own sleeping bags, for extra warmth in the cold nights.

                Further luxury lodges provides luxurious facilites such as WIFI, room heating, hot shower, western toilets etc. Everest view hotel, Yeti Mountain Home, Everest Summit Lodges are well known luxury lodges in the mountain.

              • In some village you will find  telephones booth and from there you can make international calls .
                Otherwise, you will be able to buy local SIM card. You can use them as per your necessities and pay the bill. There is 3G connection on the Everest Base Camp so if you are interested in surfing the internet, a local sim card (Ncell) and NTC to subscribe data package and connect with internet.

              • In Kathmandu your credit cards are accepted but during the trekking only Nepali cash is accepted. So we recommend you to change your currency in local Nepali currency and carry enough with you during the trek.

              • And the answer is yes, all of our trekking trips are 100% customizable. The number of trekking days can be customized according to your time and preference, either it is in last minutes or mid of the journey.

              • Including both your duffel bag and day pack check in and carry on bag for Lukla flight 15 kg is the maximum weight limit, The corresponding weight in pounds is 33. So, we strongly recommend to make limit weight.

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