Short Everest Base Camp Trek

10-Night 11-Day Everest Base Camp Group Join Trekking for 2024 | 2025

Trip Facts

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Moderate
  • Group Size: Minimum 2 - 10 people in group
  • Min Age: +15
  • Trip Type: Lodge Trek
  • Start/End: Kathmandu
  • Trip Departure: Guaranteed
  • Best Season: March to May | Sept to Dece
  • Food: As Per Itinerary
  • Max Elevation: 5,364m | 17,594ft


  • Our client’s safety, security, comfort, and satisfaction are of supreme importance
  • Follow in the footsteps of the Everest summiteers to base camp
  • Wonderful cultural experience, visiting Sherpa villages and Buddhist monuments
  • Trek through spectacular scenery up the Khumbu Valley
  •  Ascend Kala Patthar 5,545m for the magnificent view of Everest, Lhotse, and Nuptse
  • 20+ years decade of experience trekking with a local guide and porter
  • Spectacular mountains view from Syangboche, Tengboche, Dingboche, Gorakshep, and Kalapatthar

About Short Everest Base Camp Trek

Visiting the world's highest peak base camp through the walking journey by Ten night 11 Day itinerary can be also best for swift travel, this trek route is very popular in the Khumbu Valley situated north-east of Kathmandu, it is also well-known by EBC short trek in Khumbu region which is starting from Lukla. This trip provides us with a lifetime experience journey it is a natural paradise thrill as it takes you through breathtaking high altitudes landscapes, old Buddhist spiritual monasteries, the best view of Mount Everest 8,848 meters, more than incredible above 7,000m mountains, rich flora-fauna into Sagarmatha National Park is a home for verities wild-animals, similar Tibetan Sherpa traditional culture-eventually making your way the iconic starting point for all Everest Expedition.

Foothill Journey to Mount Everest Base Camp

Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla is approximately 35 minutes and the trek to Phakding 2,640m is about 4 hours walk: The trek starting and ending point at Lukla is famous for its adventurous airport connecting thereafter individual exploration of Kathmandu city take a flight to Lukla and then experience the Sherpa trek guide leads you to the local Sherpa villages, Dudhkosi River, lovely forested Sagarmatha National Park and welcomes all Everest trekkers to colorful rhododendrons, pines, and fir tree lines, and towards an arctic temperature zone with barren and icy landscapes where we can observe dramatic changes in vegetation, climate, and landscapes within a short Nepal holidays

Second-day trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar is quite a long hours foothill journey but the views are excellent mountains, local villages Sherpa’s farms, and high Hillary bridges require passes many times in the same River until getting to Namche Bazaar for overnight sleep, Namche is the main junction for local and tourist is also the main gateway to Everest base camp, for peak climbing and Everest expedition, once a week on Saturday special market day every price can be reduced compare other days. Tourist facilities are available at the Namche Bazaar.

After breakfast we trek on the scenic wide trail along with the views of Everest-Lhotse-Amadablam with adjoining peaks as the walk leads high into the polite forest to reach a beautiful spot in Thyangboche has a very old Buddhist monastery that is very famous in the Khumbu region.

Before you reach Mount Everest base camp at 5,365m, We walk through the green vegetation and tree lines to compel wilderness of arid and dry windswept country past Tengboche and Dingboche villages with ever-present views of majestic Amadablam and Everest gradually as our walk progresses heading into our main highlight and goal of the adventure at Everest Base Camp within notorious Khumbu-Ice Falls using overnight teahouse-lodge stay at Lobuche and Gorakshep both points will be high altitude night stop.

Enjoying marvelous time at base camp then our journey same route trekking back to Lukla, with the last final adventure and climb to a scenic view-point on top of Kalapathar rocky hill, located above 5,545 m the highest spot of the trip, facing a glorious panorama of peaks with Everest at a mere distance.

Our wonderful Short Everest Base Camp Trek concludes at Lukla with full board service inclusive tea-house (lodge) accommodation, daily meals, flights, permits, trek guide, helpful strong local porters including their daily wages, and, coverage insurance is top necessary for this trek. Excluding equipment, drinks, daily personal expenses, and trek equipment that you can get at a very reasonable cost as per your need.


Flying to Lukla is thrilling and needs lots of guts to hold on to that short flight will be extremely scenic stimulating, and inspiring. The flight itself is one of the main highlights of the Everest Base Camp Trek, enjoying a mountain flight to Lukla from Kathmandu, Lukla is 2,840m in height approximately from sea level where our experienced trek crews welcome and receive you from the Tenzing Hillary airport.

Stool around the eye-catching surrounding landscape and have breakfast at the same hours' trek guide manages your trekking bags handover to the trek-porter. First-day trek with an expert local guide through Dudh Kosi River tropical Sherpa villages until arrived at Phakding 2,640m overnight camp between 3-4 hours trek, it would best ways walk short distance due to fist and high altitude trek begin.


  • Over 20 years of experience organizing treks in Nepal.
  • ‘Ask an expert- talk to Nepal Spirit staff who have done the treks themselves.
  • Decades of knowledge of English-speaking local leaders who are qualified in first aid and trained in recognizing and dealing with altitude sickness.
  • Self-assessment AMS cards are used to monitor every client at altitude.
  • Trek with a local guide maximum benefits the local community.
  • Carefully planned ascent rates and itineraries with built-in acclimatization and contingency days.
  • Explore the Everest trek region in your privacy exclusive daily wages expenses in your hand.
  • All staff (leaders, guides, and porters) are fully insured and well paid a fair wage.
  • Using high PR flight company to Lukla and another trekking park of Nepal Himalaya.
  • One of the highest staff-to-client ratios on the trek: 1 staff member for 4 clients.
  • Highly take care of customer service.


Trekking to Everest base camp route permit is compulsory for every trekker even for trek guides as well is called Sagarmatha National Park fees in Nepalese rupees Rs. 3,000 per trekker is included in your tour package.

There is another tourist fee required for Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality that costs NPR 2000.00 per trekker. Without both entrances, permits would not be able to do this adventure of Everest base camp trekking.


Trekking to Everest base camp, we can find mountain tea houses, lodge accommodation from Lukla to Gorakshep is the last place for a night stop in the lodge, at the Everest base camp lodge is not available.

As per the short Everest base, a camp trek itinerary inclusive of 10 nights in comfortable lodges known as tea houses is run by Sherpa families unless people specify a preference for tents. Every tea house has a central communal area with a large stove that provides heat and a cozy atmosphere.

The bedrooms are unheated and generally have two beds with mattresses, pillows, and a blanket but we highly recommend, that you will need to bring a personal sleeping bag (3 seasons is normally enough).

The lodges-teahouses generally have showers that are powered by gas and they mostly use sit-down flush toilets (some lodges do also have squat toilets). A one-time Hot shower costs you $2-5 dollars.


Food: As per your booking Short Everest Base Camp Trek for 11 days your daily meals are inclusive 3time a day (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) we provide hygienic best quality food, and can choose from the menu, the food menu of all teahouse is a more or less similar item like MOMO of dumplings, noodles, pasta, potatoes, soup, Nepalese dish DAL BHAT is a very popular and fresh dishes.

Dal Bhat is a food platter of steamed rice served with lentil soup, greens fresh seasonable vegetables. Eating carbohydrate-heavy meals will provide enough energy for a long trek.

We provide food from these local lodge/tea houses as per choices on the menu. Breakfast and dinner are provided at the same tea house/lodge while lunch would be on the trail. Some lodge serves Western foods such as pizza, pasta, and French fries.

Beverage: Soft drinks alcoholic-noon alcoholic such as tea, coffee, mineral water, beer, Coca-Cola, Sprite, Fanta, snacks chocolate, biscuit apple pie available in most of the Tea Houses' restaurants. Remember that your own beverage will extra cost, it is not included in the trek package.


Ten-night 11-day short Everest base camp trek itinerary is fit for youth-strung trekkers who do not mind 6-7 hours of walking in high altitude zone each day from one came to another camp but general exercise is required before starting this high-altitude adventure trek to Everest base camp trek at 5,364m.

From Lukla to Lukla including a flight from Kathmandu 10 days' time is more than enough for adventurous travels, you can enjoy wonderful mountain views from Lukla to Everest base camp and to Lukla by the same trek route but Khumbu weather must be clear and beautiful.


This is another factor, with good physical fitness some are not able to complete the Everest base camp trek because of high altitude sickness which can affect guides, porters, and travel trekkers.

While you start the trek always be positive and think! Eat hygienic meals, drink enough water at least 3-4 liters each day avoid deep-fried food and alcoholic drinks after Namche.

Trek at your pace, always slowly, sleep well, and try to be away from your work tension, it is your golden holiday try to use it comfortably as much as possible, trek in groups, and do not sleep alone at a high point in Lobuche and Gorakshep, have a good breakfast, eat small lunch and superior dinner, before dinner use verities soup. Review high altitude sickness for your general information about the short Everest Base Camp Trek.


Happy successful Everest base camp trek, you need to have a friendly experience of English speaking with a local trek guide who has done this adventure altitude trek route many times.

Nepal's mountainous country walk takes you to the remote region, it is necessary that you are accompanied by an experienced and qualified guide and leaders for a safe journey and to make the trip a success.

We at Nepal Spirit Adventure employ native trekking guides and porters who are trained and qualified for this type of trip and have worked with us for a long time.

Our trek guide speaks good English and provides much local information and offers you advice on how to use your free time and coordinate day-to-day events of the tour, although (sometimes) he might need you to understand that if things do not go according to our plan set. Our trek guides are fully trained and licensed by the Nepal Government and certified by TAAN and the Nepal Mountaineering Association.

All our trekking and climbing guides are well qualified and highly experienced with 9- 10 years on this job. We give well training for our staff yearly in the offseason on medicine and climbing, with their efficiency, and cheerful attitude, providing help, information, and needs of the guests of all nationalities.

Assuring that all our trips are well managed by an expert team of tourism professionals all our guides have good knowledge regarding the culture and customs of the routes on trekking and tours, share experience and cultural insights of the country that’s missed out in travel guide books.

During your trekking moment with us, you will have time to learn Nepali phrases and other cultural aspects during the journey. As we organize varied treks in Nepal Himalaya, on group trekking we provide a trek leader with an assistance leader on each trekking depending upon the size of the group.

This ensures safe travel with us as our guide/assistance guides get any health medical problem, we still have other main guides and leaders to run the trip smoothly as per our standard itinerary. To make the trip enjoyable we provide one guide to support and carry your bags among two people with one Sherpa helper in certain conditions.

BEST SEASON for trekking

The Himalayan country of Nepal has 4 seasons: Spring-March to May, Autumn- from September/October to December, Summer- from June to August, and Winter- from December to February. Spring and Autumn are the two best seasons to plan the short Everest base camp trek.

These two seasons are supportive in terms of weather, climate, visibility, and trail conditions. Snowfall in the winter, and rain during the monsoon time however travelers can do this trek in four but in the winter season must prepare cold gear and summer rain equipment, Everest trekking route Lodge will be open for all the seasons years.


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Flight time for Lukla usually happens early morning when a short drive takes you to Kathmandu airport, after checking in at the respective airline counter with security then board a small aircraft for a scenic short of 30 minutes to land at Lukla's small airstrip. 

During air grand panorama of Himalayan peaks with Everest and Makalu at a close distance as the plane heads to the runway to stop at the parking area at Tenzing and Hillary Airport in Lukla where our experienced trekking crews welcome you with time here for refreshing stops and then walk starts accompanied by our native guide and porters.

Begin with a pleasant start downhill past Lukla town to reach Dudh Kosi River valley with Sherpa farm villages as our route leads further encountering prayer walls and spinning bells to reach our first overnight stop at Phakding village.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Location: Phakding
  • Altitude: 2640m | 8690ft.
  • Walking Hours: 4 Hours
  • Transportation: By Air

Our second-day walk is quite long due to an increase in heights as morning starts beyond Phakding entering a river gorge and crossing over a bridge to reach a nice lovely village at Monjo with views of Thermasarkhu peaks. 

From here short descent to enter Sagarmatha National Park, where all trekkers have to obtain National Park permits, as TIMS (Trekking Information Management Systems) pre-obtained in Kathmandu. Sagarmatha is a Nepalese name for Everest, whereas local Sherpa of Tibetan origin languages calls Chomlungma in both words means Great Mother.

From here cross over a bridge to reach Jorsalle the last village before the climb to Namche Bazaar, at Jorsalle for possible lunch stops and then walks lead towards river banks into lovely woodland of pines and rhododendron after crossing a last high suspension bridge with a gradual climb on the winding road facing views of Kongde-Kusum Kanguru with Everest and Lhotse to reach famous Namche Bazaar.

Namche Bazaar is located 3,440 m high with amphitheater landscapes adorned with a number of well-built houses serving as hotels, lodges, and resorts. At Namche for overnight stops with grand views of Kongde and Thermasarkhu peaks and time for short walks around the lines of its streets with well-stocked shops and stores and many restaurants and fresh bakeries.

  • Meals: B L D
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Location: Namche
  • Altitude: 3440m | 11287ft.
  • Walking Hours: 6 Hours

From Namche morning a short steep climb to reach a gradual scenic trail, where the walk leads on the winding path facing glorious views of Everest with magnificent Amadablam within a cool shade of the woodland.

As the walk progress downhill to reach a bridge over the Imjatse River to a small place at Phunge-Tenga Situated forest surrounding, a possible lunch stop here where an afternoon walk takes you to a climb into the cool shade of the forest and then reaching a small plateau at Thyangboche with an amazing panorama of mountains with Everest in views.

At Thyangboche visit its colorful and impressive monastery and witness the priest-Lama and monks active in prayer with grand surroundings of tall trees and mountains. 

Thyangboche is a scenic and beautiful spot where once a year in the month of mid-October or November a festival is held called Mani-Rimdu, where you can observe monks adorned in different deities' masks wading with evil spirits.

  • Meals: B L D
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Location: Tengbuche
  • Altitude: 3867m | 12684ft.
  • Walking Hours: 6 Hours

The morning walk leads on an easy downhill past the small place of Deboche and then leaves the green vegetation and tree lines reaching a steel bridge over the Imjatse River, where the walk leads on an open wide country with magnificent views of Amadablam

A slow uphill reaches you at Pangboche the last permanent village, where other places on the route are temporary settlements to cater to the requirement of travelers and trekkers, as the walk proceeds into dry and arid terrain and crossing a small bridge with short steep ups to reach beautiful Imjatse valley where Dingboche located. 

At Dingboche stay overnight with views of stunning Island peaks with Nuptse, Lhotse, and Taboche peaks with the North Face of Amadablam.

  • Meals: B L D
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Location: Dingboche
  • Altitude: 4350m/14271ft.
  • Walking Hours: 6 Hours

A full rest day at Dingboche for better acclimatization to make sure that every member of the group is well and fit for the onward journey to Everest base camp.

From Dingboche take a short hike to Nagurjung hill for a great panorama of Imjatse valley with the Island, Taboche peaks include views of the world’s fifth-highest Mt. Makalu towards the east direction.

Afternoon rest and enjoy the surrounding views of peaks at ease in the lodge at Dingboche.

  • Meals: B L D
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Location: Dingbuche
  • Altitude: 4350m | 14271ft.
  • Walking Hours: 4 Hours Round Trip

Morning on leaving Dingboche with a steep climb up to a ridge lined with prayer flags and Buddhist monuments Stupas, facing grand views of peaks where the walk from here leads on a gradual uphill to reach Thugla

A small place with about 2-3 tea-house serving as lunch stops located at the end of massive Khumbu glaciers that melts into a torrential river, from here a steep climb for an hour to reach Thugla ridge top. 

Here witness some memorials of unfortunate climbers around the mountains of high Khumbu and Everest, after a refreshing break walk is easier with a slow climb to reach Lobuche situated in a corner of the valley beneath Lobuche peaks.

Overnight at Lobuche in its nice and cozy lodge with views of Nuptse peaks towards Everest and Lhotse.

  • Meals: B L D
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Location: Lobuche
  • Altitude: 4931m/16177ft.
  • Walking Hours: 6 Hours

After a pleasant stop at Lobuche, a walk leads towards our main highlights of the journey to reach the much-awaited destination Everest Base Camp, where a walk in the morning leads on a pleasant path and then a short climb to reach higher ground. 

Then back on nice trails reaching a place where you can visit Glass Pyramid place, a metrological station's joint venture of the Italian and Nepalese Governments, surveying the weather and movement of ice and glaciers.

From here with interesting information about the project walk leads towards moraine and ice above Khumbu's massive glaciers and then a short descent to a wide-open field at Gorakshep, a place with few lodges.

Gorakshep was an original earlier Everest base camp before it moved further east.  After a short stop and rest heading towards our goal walking into moraine and rocks to reach Everest base camp in the backdrop of mighty Khumbu Ice Falls and glaciers. 

Everest has hidden between the peaks of Lho-la and Nuptse where a tip of Everest can be seen from the base camp, with ever-present views of towering peaks after an exciting moment of the adventure heading back to Gorakshep for the last overnight on the highest point of the journey.

  • Meals: B L D
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Location: Gorakshep
  • Altitude: 5170m | 16962ft.
  • Walking Hours: 7 Hours

Gorakshep is located beneath Kalapathar and a lofty peak of Pumori, morning a steep climb heading into a rocky path with vigorous breathtaking uphill to reach the top the highest spot of the adventure at Kalapathar.

Situated above 5,545m facing a sweeping panorama of high giant mountains a view of Pumori and Everest at close distance. 

After a glorious scenic moment descends to Gorakshep and continue walking on the same trail back to Lobuche to reach Thugla, where the path from Dingboche and Pheriche splits as our walk leads downhill towards a flat windy valley of Pheriche. 

Walking for an hour on the scenic valley to reach Pheriche a settlement with a number of good lodges to stay with views of Amadablam-Taboche-Cholatse with other series of peaks, at Pheriche for an overnight stop.

NOTE: If we do not climb up to Kala Patthar, the trekking journey will be 7.1 Miles and 11.5 Km 5 hours only.

  • Meals: B L D
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Location: Pheriche
  • Altitude: 4288m | 14070ft.
  • Walking Hours: 6 Hour

From Pheriche, a morning walk leads to the end of the valley with a short descent to a river and then climbs to a ridge with a Stupa, where the walk leads to a long descent past Somare and Pangboche village.

After Pangboche retracing the journey back uphill to Thyangboche and then downhill to Imjatse River with a steep climb for some time to reach Lobesa and Shanasa villages and then on an easy walk to a small beautiful place at Kyanjima.

The walk continues on route Namche with wonderful views of Everest-Lhotse-Nuptse-Amadablam with an array of peaks, some of the areas on the walk lead you to a pleasant place where sometimes one can spot some wild-life like Musk Deer, a herd of Himalayan Thar with colorful Danphe (Lophoporous / Impeyan Pheasant) national bird of the country. 

Finally, the walk ends overnight at Namche Bazaar after scenic walks of the day from Pheriche feels a quite long day.

  • Meals: B L D
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Location: Namche Bazaar
  • Altitude: 3440m | 11287ft.
  • Walking Hours: 6 Hours

After a fine morning with mountain views for breakfast, then start to walk past Namche Bazaar with a long descent to reach the confluence of Imajatse and Bhote Kosi rivers that makes and joins to Dudh Kosi River.

Our last walking day of the adventure, where the walk follows the Dudh Kosi River all the way to Phakding village and then headed towards Ghat and Tade-Kosi small areas with the last climb to reach the main gate of Lukla. 

After a final climb of the journey rest of the walk is easy going through Lukla town and its markets place to our overnight stop in a nice lodge at Lukla, with time in the afternoon for short walks.

  • Meals: B L D
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Location: Lukla
  • Altitude: 2840m | 9318ft.
  • Walking Hours: 6 Hours

From a Lukla morning scenic flight back to Kathmandu with fantastic views of mountains from the plane on landing at Kathmandu airport self arrange hotel and airport transfer.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Transportation: By Air, Private Vehicle
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Cost Details

  • Domestic airfare from Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu (in season time the airline can change route KTM-Ramechhap -KTM)
  • Ground transportation: One departure and one arrival by private vehicle (1st day & last of the trek) in case due to the weather condition the flight may cancelled in this situation customer have to pay extra transportation cost
  • Trekking meals: Three times a day (10 breakfast, 10 lunch & 10 dinners)
  • Experience local trek guide including his daily wages, medical insurance, transportation, meals, and, accommodation along with the Everest base camp short trekking
  • Sherpa porter: As per the trip package inclusive of 1 porter for 2 trekkers including their daily wages, salary, medical insurance, transportation allowance meals, and accommodation
  • Trek equipment: Sleeping bags, down jacket, and duffel bags
  • Lodge-Teahouse accommodation for trekking
  • Applicable Everest trekking route permit
  • General comprehensive medical kit.
  • Nepal visa: You can get an arrival or online visa form.
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu hotel: There are many category hotels in Kathmandu that can get special offers online but we can book the hotel in Kathmandu as per your requirements
  •  Personal travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extended
  • Tips for guides and porters

Dates & Prices

Departure note

Online published dates are guaranteed departures. If the dates don’t match your travel plans, we are more than happy to create your desired date. Let us know what kind of trip you are looking for and our travel experts will help plan your tailor-made trips to your dream destination.


Departure DateStatusPriceNote  
23 Jun, 2024 - 03 Jul, 2024AvailableUS$1070Confirm

Useful Information

# How we can obtain a Nepal visa?

Good question, simply you can obtain (get) Nepal visa upon arrival at Kathmandu airport, if you are using inter to Nepal through overland service can get the visa at the border between Nepal- India/ Nepal- China border. For a more information review on Nepal Spirit Adventure online visa service link

# Why you don't include the Kathmandu hotel?

Kathmandu hotel should be an individual choice that can be better ideal, while there are so many different category accommodations available according to your meet. We can organize the hotel booking in Kathmandu as per your need contact us.

# Is airfare inclusive from Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu?

Yes, Both-way airfare and airport departure tax inclusive between Kathmandu and Lukla in the 10-day Everest Base Camp Trek package.

# How are the ebc trek route permits?

All the required ebc trek route permit is included in the tour package.

# What type of accommodation do you provide along the trekking?

We do our best to provide the cleanest and best lodge- teahouses (accommodation) during the trekking session.

# EBC trek meals inclusive?

Yes, we provide 3-time meals a day ( breakfast. lunch, and dinner) clean, and hygienic.

# What kinds of health with fitness requirements of this adventure?

Health and physical fitness is the most important part of travel and participating in trekking and hiking to Everest base camp. If you do not have previous trekking experience as required, you can start with a morning walking exercise or cycling for weeks or months before/after booking the trip with us.

If you have previous trekking and climbing experience it will add a plus point to the trek chosen, most of the trek is nontechnical effort walks. The highest height gain on this trip is at 5,545m above sea level.

The walk involves lots of ups and downs, walking through local villages, farmlands, terraces, and the riverside as long as you have energy walking for 4- 6 hours a day, and if you are qualified for the trek but still require moderate health and fitness.

We strongly advise travelers to consult their medical doctor before traveling do a regular check-up and hand the report to us while booking a trip with us.

# Can we charge our device? (charging batteries)

We can recharge your batteries and devices with electricity or solar power sources along the short Everest base camp trek. In Nepal, 220 240 volts 50 MHZ (50 Cycles per Second) power is supplied.

We highly recommend you have a (two-pin or 3pin) plug adaptor in case of socket fitting, which you can buy in Kathmandu before the trip since the plugs in Nepal might be different. You might have to pay a small amount of fee/hour for using recharging facilities.

# How friendly are group size and departure date?

All our departure date is guaranteed as per the Everest Base Camp Short Trek departure date. We organize any route of Nepal treks with a fixed departure basis or private trip, the minimum group size would be two and the maximum group size is ten or more on request.

We can also organize a private trip for a solo person with a single supplement cost. Otherwise, join our estimated group departure dates available online market or ask us for your personal suitable flexible dates, and we will open group dates on the same date.

# Can you advise in which months are best for this trek?

Trekking to Mount Everest base camp in Nepal Himalayas, the main trek season is from September to June when daytime temperatures at most altitudes are generally comfortable for walking, the sky is very clear most of the time, and rain and snow are occasional occurrences.

In the daytime temperatures will vary from 15ºC to 35ºC in the capital city of Nepal- Kathmandu valley to around 10ºC at 3,600m and progressively lower the higher we go. Different seasons offer different advantages for trekking, climbing, and hiking.

Post Monsoon | Autumn Mid-September to November:
These months are the main trekking season in Everest trekking in Nepal, the day temperatures in Kathmandu are approximately above 20ºC. Skies are usually clear and days on the trek are sunny and have mild clear mountain views. The night will be colder with temperatures dropping as low as minus 10ºC at the highest altitudes area.

Winter | Last week of December to the end of February:
Despite the cooler conditions, this is an ideal time to trek in Nepal. Skies are usually very clear, especially in December and the mountain views are at their best.

Nights will be very cold with temperatures down to minus 15ºC to minus20ºC at the highest altitudes but days are pleasant and sunny. The trekking trails are also much less busy at this time of year. In Kathmandu, maximum daytime temperatures are 19ºC.

Pre-Monsoon/Spring | March to May:
During this period of the Everest base camp trek, both day and night temperatures will be warmer in general but often a haze will build up in the afternoons.

It is very hot in the lowland and temperatures rise to 35ºC in Kathmandu. Flowers bloom in this season and this is one of the reasons people choose to trek in the spring season. Snow can be expected on any departure, usually at higher altitudes.