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Mt Everest Basecamp Trek - Premium Overnight camping

Day To Day Itinerary

DAY 01: Arrive at hotel (overnight in hotel).

You may have free time during the day depending on what time you arrive. A briefing will be given by our trekking leader in the late afternoon. He will discuss our trekking program in detail. The evening is free, but usually our tour leader will ask if the travellers want to have a group dinner (optional and at the traveller's own expense) at one of Kathmandu’s fine Nepali restaurants. 

DAY 02: Kathmandu free day. Tour guide will review your gear and assist in hiring/purchasing if required.

DAY 03: Early morning drive to airport and flight to Lukla. Flight duration 30 min; Altitude (2840m/9318ft); Trek to Phakding; Duration 3 hrs; Altitude (2610m/8563ft); Distance 8km; Total Ascent 120m; Total Descent 250m.

DAY 04: Trek Namche Bazaar (3440m/11286ft). Total Walking Time 5-6 hrs; Distance 15km; Total Ascent 1150m; Total Descent 100m.

DAY 05: Rest in Namchey (3440m/11286ft) for acclimatisation. Plenty of things to see or options of day hiking in the area.


DAY 06: Trek to Debuche; 5.5 hrs; (3750m/12300ft)

DAY 07: Trek to Dingboche; (4410m/14469ft); Total Walking Time 5-6 hrs; Distance 13km; Total Ascent 650m; Total Descent 150m.

DAY 08: Rest in Dingboche for acclimatisation. Local sightseeing and options of day hiking in the area.

DAY 09: Trek from Dingboche (4410m/14469ft) to Lobuche (4910m/16109ft). Total Walking Time 5-6 hrs; Distance 9 km; Total Ascent 650m; Total Descent

DAY 10: Trek to Gorakshep (5140m/16864ft) then onwards to Everest Base Camp (5364m/17598ft). We will walk around the basecamp and later sleep overnight in a tent at the basecamp for an amazing experience. Total Walking Time 8 hrs; Total Ascent 580m; Total Descent 250m.

DAY 11: After another amazing experience of having breakfast at the basecamp, you will soak up the environment at the basecamp one more time and start walking towards Kalapathar (5550m/18209ft), a vantage point for suberb view of the mountain range and trek back to Pheriche (4240m/13910ft). Total Walking Time 6-7 hrs; Total Ascent 620m; Total Descent 1450m.

DAY 12: Trek down to Namche Bazaar.

DAY 13: Trek down to Lukla.

DAY 14: Early morning flight back to Kathmandu.

DAY 15: Final departure.