Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek - 12 Days

Trip Facts
  • Duration:12 Days
  • Difficulty Level: Moderate
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Max. Altitude: 5560m
  • Start at: Kathmandu
  • End at: Kathmandu
  • Group Size: 2 - 12
  • Best Season: Spring to Autumn


  • The Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek provides mesmerizing views of some of the world's highest mountains, including Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, and many more.
  • This trip offers a Heritage site tour in Kathmandu such as Hanuman Dhoka Durbar square, Monkey Temple, Buddha Nath Stupa (the largest stupa in the world), and Pashupati Nath Temple.
  • The Everest Luxury trek takes you through traditional Sherpa villages, providing the opportunity to gain experience with the unique culture and traditions of the Sherpa people.
  • This trip includes luxury lodges with comfortable rooms, hot showers, and delicious meals in the mountains, which make your journey a comfortable and enjoyable experience.
  • Experienced local guides are provided to navigate the trail, who can explain the local culture and geography.
  • The trek offers personalized service, including private Transportation, a Deluxe hotel, a guide, and a porter, ensuring that your every need is met.

Trip Overview

The Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek is an extra trekking experience in the Everest region. This trek combines the thrill of exploring one of the most famous trekking destinations in the world with the comfort and luxury of staying in top-grade accommodations.

The luxury trek to Everest base camp starts with a Helicopter ride from Kathmandu to Lukla, followed by a beautiful hike through the lush forests and traditional Sherpa villages in Sagarmatha National Park. As we trek towards the higher altitudes, the views of the splendid mountains become ever more spectacular.

During the trip to the Everest base camp, visit the historic Tengboche Monastery is the highlight of the trek, which is the largest Buddhist monastery in the Everest region. The next day, the trek takes you to another Sherpa village, Dingboche, a picturesque village surrounded by stunning mountain vistas, where you can acclimatize and hike to the nearby Nagarzhang Peak for a panoramic view.

The trekking trail to the iconic Everest Base Camp (5364m) becomes steeper and more challenging, but the reward is well worth the attempt. From the foothill of the world's highest mountain, you can admire the world's tallest peak, Mount Everest, and enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding Himalayas.

The iconic destination of the Everest base camp luxury trek is an early morning hike to Kalapatthar (5560m), which offers a stunning view of Mount Everest, Nuptse, Pumori, and many other surrounding mountains. After this incredible adventure, we can trek back to Lukla via Namche and fly back to Kathmandu, where you will be treated to a luxurious stay at a top-rated hotel.

The Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek with helicopter return is a memorable experience that combines adventure, comfort, and luxury in equal measure. If you are looking for a quality trekking experience in the Nepal Himalayas, this is the perfect trek for you.

Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek Cost

The cost of an Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek can range from $2400 to $4500 or more, the Everest base camp trek cost depending on the level of luxury and services provided. The reasons that change the cost include the number of days, the size of the group, the cost of flights (by plane or helicopter), food, accommodation, and guide services. The luxury treks include additional amenities like helicopter flights, private bathrooms, assistance guides, and porters. As per your interest and budget, we are always ready to give you the best service in the Himalayas.

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We can Customize the trip to suit your interest and help you make it fit your budget. 

Landing in Kathmandu – a valley surrounded by mountains and silver-shining Himalayas in the north sets the immediate tone of nature, adventure, and thrill. On the way to your hotel, you will witness the lively and thriving way of life of our capital. It’s diverse and mesmerizing for anyone – right from its traffic to the antiques and temples.

  • Max. Altitude:1320m/ 4329ft
  • Accommodation:Luxury 5 Star Hotel
  • Meals:Welcome Dinner

Kathmandu valley is home to Newars: Traditionally regarded for their incredible craftsmanship and business acumen. Though in the present they are equally prevalent in every walk of life- Kathmandu reflects the craftsmanship of the Newars and the kings that ruled the valley and Nepal. It is home to a host of UNESCO world heritage sites including the famous Swayambhunath (Monkey temple), Pashupatinath, Boudhanath stupa religious shrines, and the Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan Durbar Squares – landmarks that are regarded as the masterpiece of Nepalis architectural skills.

  • Max. Altitude:1320m/ 4329ft
  • Accommodation:Luxury 5 Star Hotel
  • Meals:Breakfast

Today we will take the morning helicopter ride to Lukla, gliding in parallel to some of the tallest peaks in the world, and land at Lukla Airport – called one of the most extreme airports in the world situated at 2,800m/9,184ft from the sea level. After this exciting ride, we join our crew members, and we start our hike to Phakding- our stop for the night. The trail takes us through dense rhododendron, magnolia, and pine forest, mountains covered with fluttering Buddhist prayer flags, Mani stones, and Gumpas.

  • Max. Altitude:2,800m/ 9,184ft
  • Accommodation:Luxury Lodge (Yeti Mountain Home)
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

The trek to Namche Bazar is a challenging part of the Luxury Everest Base Camp trek. This 5–6-hour journey takes you through one of the famous glacial rivers, Dudh Koshi River, and offers scenic views of the snow-capped Mountains Kushum kangaroo (6369m), Thamserku (6623m).

Trekking to Namche is fairly difficult & includes a perpendicular climb to Namche. After a short break at Chautara, from where you will get the opportunity to admire the beautiful view of Mt. Everest, we continue our ascent to Namche Bazaar, the main trading center of Khumbu. Overnight in Luxury lodge.

  • Max. Altitude:3440m/ 11284ft
  • Accommodation:Luxury Lodge (Hotel Namche)
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

To adapt ourselves to the high mountain climate – we will spend the day visiting places around Namche. This is a flourishing village situated in a large, protected hollow with and scenic view of the Khumbu Himalayas. After breakfast, we will make a short hike to the Everest viewpoint, the beautiful village of Khumjung, and the headquarters of Sagarmatha National Park- a UNESCO Natural Heritage.

The short hike offers a panoramic view of Mt Everest, Mt. Lhotse, and Mt. Nuptse, and insights into culture and lifestyle of the Sherpas and Buddhism. Apart from that, you can enjoy plenty of modern amenities in Namche such as an internet café, shopping center, bakeries, and restaurant to spend your time and get closer to the local’s way of life.

  • Max. Altitude:3440m/ 11284ft
  • Accommodation:Luxury Lodge (Hotel Namche)
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Today we begin our trek from Namche to Tengboche, home to one of the oldest and biggest monasteries in the Everest region. This place is the cultural and religious center of the Khumbu valley. The trail to Tengboce is full of up and downhill which makes the hike quite challenging, but the panoramic views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and Thamserku, among others peak reward us fully. Along the way, we can spot some wildlife such as the musk deer, Himalayan Thars, and multicolored pheasants.

As we follow the route, a 400-meter downhill hike leads to Phungki Thanka, a small settlement where we can stop for lunch and continue our hike. Climbing up the rhododendron-laden terrain for one and a half hours, we will finally arrive at the "spiritual center" of the region. After we visit Thyangboche Monastery and look out at the Puja ceremony, we will hike down to Dibuche for overnight.

  • Max. Altitude:3,870m/ 12694ft
  • Accommodation:Rivendell Lodge
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

After breakfast, we started our journey along the trail which is surrounded by tall pine trees, rhododendrons, and cedars. When we cross a suspension bridge over the Imja River, the 30 minutes ascend reached one of the biggest Sherpa villages – Pangboche. On our trek to Dingboche, we can see wonderful mountains such as Everest, Ama-Dablam, Thamserku, Tawetse, Lhotse, and many other peaks.

The trans-Himalayan landscape is filled with small brooks and streams running beside chartreuse forests of rhododendrons and junipers. After a 5 hours hike, we will reach our destination of the day, Dingboche, also known as "the summer valley," of the region. Overnight stay in the lodge at Dingboche.

  • Max. Altitude:4410/ 14464ft
  • Accommodation:Teahouse with attach Toilet
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Today is our second day of acclimatization at Dingboche. As we gained significant height, we must let our bodies adjust to the surrounding environment. However, it doesn’t mean that we are staying at a lodge. After breakfast, we will hike up to the viewpoint and enjoy the breathtaking panoramic views of the snow-capped mountain Lhotse, Nuptse, Tawtse, the backside of Ama Dablam, the Island peak, Cho Oyu, and Makalu.

After lunch, we can wander around the village and enjoy our time with a cup of coffee and mesmerizing view of the Himalayas. Overnight in Dingboche.

  • Max. Altitude:4410/ 14464ft
  • Accommodation:Teahouse with attach Toilet
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Soon after our breakfast, we start our hike to Lobuche- our destination for the day. The first part of our hike will be a gradual climb and the stunning mountain view gives you an amazing trekking experience. When we cross the Khumbu Glacier River and reached Dhukla, the hike is a steep climb up to Chukpo Lari (Memorial wall), a beautiful, yet heart-touching place that is home to a memorial that honors the climbers who died in the Mount Everest region during an expedition.

After the memorial, the trail’s gradient becomes far easier and smoother until we reach Lobuche. We will have our lunch here and will head out for small casual hikes along the Khumbu Glacier and enjoy views of Mount Nuptse and Pumori and hang around in Lobuche.

  • Max. Altitude:4930m/ 16170ft
  • Accommodation:Eco Lodge
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Today is a big day, the main part of our trek. After early morning breakfast, we head out for the Everest Base Camp, this is going to be a long day. About 3 hour's hike will reach us to Gorekshep, the last teahouse settlement on this trekking trail, and when we had lunch, we continue our hike to Everest base camp which is an exhausting climb through the moraine of the Khumbu Glacier.

The hike to EBC provides an astounding view of Mt. Everest, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Mahalangur, Mt. Lingtern, Mt. Khumbutse, and Mt. Nuptse, among others. This is a no break-day for cameras – each step takes you to another yet spectacular view of the Mount Everest region. After spending some time at the Everest Base Camp, we will trace our steps back to Gorekshey and rest for the night.

  • Max. Altitude:5364m/ 17593ft
  • Accommodation:Teahouse
  • Meals:Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Today early in the morning we head out for Kalapathhar- a viewpoint that offers the most spectacular views of Mount Everest, Pumori, and Amadablam among others. After spending some outstanding time in Kalapather, we hiked down to Gorekshep. We order breakfast and finish our packing. After breakfast, we walk to the helipad and start our way down by chopper ride. It is an aesthetic experience to take a helicopter ride over the mountains, glaciers, lakes, and wonderful landscape of the Khumbu valley. About an hour's helicopter ride will end in Kathmandu and we drive back to our hotel. In the evening, we will have a farewell dinner.

  • Max. Altitude:5560m/ 18237
  • Accommodation:Luxury 5 Star Hotel
  • Meals:Breakfast and Farewell Dinner

Approximately three hours before your scheduled flight, you will be transferred to the airport by one of our staff members from where you will depart. Keep in touch and get more information about other exciting adventures in the Himalayas. Feel free to contact us to organize your next holiday in Nepal.

    Cost Details
    • All Airport and hotel transfers as per itinerary in a private vehicle.
    • Kathmandu Heritage site tour, and all entry fees.
    • Trained and experienced English-speaking tour guide and his salary.
    • Three-night accommodation in a deluxe (5-star) hotel in Kathmandu on twin-sharing basic.
    • Welcome and farewell dinner in a typical Nepalese restaurant with a cultural show.
    • Helicopter Ride from Kathmandu to Lukla and Gorakshep to Kathmandu including departure taxes. (Note: for solo travelers shared helicopter rides will be provided). 
    • Luxury lodges (room with attached bathroom) are best available teahouse during the trek.
    • Full board meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with tea and coffee.
    • Seasonal fresh fruits after dinner as a dessert.
    • Cookies, dry nuts, and a chocolate bar as a snack during the day.
    • An experienced English-speaking trek leader (trekking guide).
    • Assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide).
    • Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter).
    • All salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food, and lodging for Guide, assistant guide, and porter.
    • Green society Adventure; s complimentary duffel bag, t-shirt, trekking map
    • All necessary paperwork and National Park permit and TIMS.
    • Khumbu Pasang community entry permits.
    • A comprehensive medical kit/ First-aid kit and oximeter to measure your oxygen and pulse level during the trek.
    • All government and local taxes
    • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu in the case of early return from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary).
    • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
    • Travel and rescue insurance.
    • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc).
    • Tips for guides and porters.
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    Useful Information

    Everest Base Camp Trek Difficulty

    The Everest base camp luxury trek involves a long and challenging hike to high altitudes and requires good physical condition as well as mental preparation. The Everest trekking trail is physically demanding, with many steep and rocky sections, and can be affected by weather conditions such as rain and snow.

    However, the Everest luxury trek typically provides better facilities and support, which can make the journey easier and more comfortable.

    Note: The luxury Everest base camp trek may have fewer challenges, but it is still a demanding trek and requires proper preparation, fitness, and acclimatization.

    Nepal Visa

    Travelers can get an arrival VISA at Kathmandu which costs 25 USD for 15 days and USD 40 for 30 days. And for the arrival Visa please bring two passport-sized photos.

    Drinking Water During Everest Trek

    Mineral/ Safe drinking water in bottles is available everywhere in Everest and it cost from $1 to $5. But water bottles add up to the thrashing problem in mountains, so we highly recommend carrying a reusable water bottle with you.

    You can fill the water bottle in lodges and can use an inbuilt filtration system like Life Straw or Steripen. You can also use water purification tablets to treat the water. also, you can carry water bottles which you can fill if you find any drinking water taps.

    Room and Accommodation During the Trek

    All Accommodation during the Everest base camp luxury trek is on a twin sharing bed. We will be providing a luxury lodge stay for 4 nights and the best available teahouse for the other nights. You can also choose to have a single bed, but the additional cost will be added to your trip cost.

    Payment and Trek Booking

    To confirm a booking, you need to pay 20% of the total trip cost in advance. The remaining balance can be paid upon arrival in Kathmandu. To book the trip, please use the "CHECK AVAILABILITY" tab to make an instant confirmation booking.

    Take Enough Cash with You While Trekking

    We suggest you carry enough cash (at least $20-25 for a day) with you for personal expenses and emergency uses. Normally, you can exchange and use an ATM to get cash in some places in the mountains as well, but the exchange rate is lower than in Kathmandu and the service charge is high (up to 10%) for using Card.

    Altitude Sickness & Acclimatization

    The height level that we gained during the Everest luxury trek is over 5000 meters. At each height, you pick up the oxygen level is gotten low. Less oxygen within the climate may make trouble a bit for breathing. Quick walking without appropriate rest and acclimatization increases the chances of AMS or elevation affliction. To acclimatize your body to thin air, you wish to walk gradually and relentlessly with a bounty of rest and keep your body hydrated to avoid altitude sickness.


    It is very important to be safe and healthy while you are hiking to the world’s highest mountain base camp. We continuously suggest you walk slowly and steadily with plenty of rest. We highly recommend making insurance for the insured a comprehensive expense that might gain due to medical issues or accidents. We do not provide or sell travel insurance but are happy to provide recommendations if needed.

    • The Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek is a premium trekking package that offers an exclusive and luxurious experience to adventure travelers. The trek is designed to provide the thrilling experience of trekking to the base camp of the world's highest mountain and the comfort of accommodations and services during the trip.

    • It Depends on the itinerary and the time that you need to acclimatize and enjoy your Himalayan journey. Normally it takes 12 to 14 days to complete the Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek.

    • The best time to do the Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek is from September to November and March to May when the weather is stable, and the visibility is excellent.

    • The highest point that you may reach is Kalapather (5560m/ 18237ft above sea level) for mesmerizing views of the Himalayas including Everest.

    • The Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek requires a moderate level of fitness. If you are not suffering from any serious health issues and are able to walk for 5-6 hours a day, on many up and downhill uneven trails then you can get prepared for this Mountain journey.

    • The Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek provides high-end accommodations, such as deluxe rooms in luxury lodges and hotels, with attached bathrooms, hot showers, and comfortable bedding.

    • The Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek provides three-course meals with a wide variety of cuisines, including Nepalese, Indian, and continental. And Seasonal fruits, nuts, and cookies as snacks.

    • You do not need any special equipment for the Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek, but you will need to bring proper trekking gear. Check our Trekking equipment list and bring all you need for your comfort.

    • Yes, the Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek is safe, follow the guidelines that we provided and take proper precautions. Green Society Adventure will provide experienced guides and porters, who will take care of your safety and well-being throughout the trek.

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