Daily Hiking Distance of Everest Base Camp Trek in Kilometers and Miles

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What is the hiking distance of Everest Base Camp Trek?

Hiking Distance of Everest Base Camp Trek is every trekker’s concern who are planning to do Everest Base Camp Trek. Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the world’s renowned hiking tour. This trip takes you to the beneath of Mount Everest, the tallest peak in this planet. The Everest Base Camp is in the height of 5365 meters/17602 feet from sea level.

The trekking to Everest Base Camp starts from Lukla. To reach Lukla, from Kathmandu it requires to take a short flight of around 35 minutes duration. From Lukla Airfield, the hiking trail follows all the way the footsteps of Sir Edmund Hillary, Tenzing Norgay, the first successful climbers of Mount Everest who summited Mount Everest on May 29th, 1953, and many numbers of climbers who have climbed the Mount Everest.

From Lukla, it takes 8 days to reach Everest Base Camp with doing night stop at Phakding, Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche, and Lobuche. In 8 days period, you stay for two nights in Namche Bazaar and Dingboche for acclimatization purpose to adjust with high altitude environment. The total distance from Lukla to Everest Base Camp is 65 kilometers/ 41 miles.

After the visit of Everest Base Camp and climb to Kalapathar, the small peak nearby Everest Base Camp for the best close of view of Mount Everest, you retrace back to Lukla following the same previous trail. Thus, the total kilometer/ miles you need to walk is 130 Kilometers/ 81 miles. You will complete this distance in 12 days by your normal pace of walking.

Itinerary of Everest Base Camp Trek with daily walking distance and walking hours

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu Airport (1400m/4593ft). Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 2: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2804m/9199ft). Trekking from Lukla to Phakding (Alt. 2610m/8563ft).
Walking Distance 8 km. 4 hours of Walking. Overnight at Tea House in Phakding.

Day 3: Trekking from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (Alt. 3441m/11289ft).
Walking Distance 12 km. 6 hours of Walking. Overnight at Tea House in Namche Bazaar.

Day 4: Acclimatization day at Namche. Day trip to Shyangboche and Khumjung (Alt. 3780m/12402ft).
Walking Distance 5 km. 3 hours of Walking. Overnight at Tea House in Namche Bazaar.

Day 5: Trekking from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (Alt. 3860m/12664ft).
Walking Distance 10 km. 5 hours of Walking. Overnight at Tea House in Tengboche.

Day 6: Trekking from Tengboche to Dingboche (Alt. 4350m/14272ft).
Walking Distance 12 km. 6 hours of Walking. Overnight at Tea House in Dingboche.

Day 7: Acclimatization day. Walk around Dingboche.
Walking Distance around 4 km. 2 hours of Walking. Overnight at Tea House in Dingboche.

Day 8: Trekking from Dingboche to Lobuche (Alt. 4910m/4910ft).
Walking Distance 12 km. 7 hours of Walking. Overnight at Tea House in Lobuche.

Day 9: Trekking from Lobuche to Everest Base Camp (Alt. 5365m/17602ft) then back to Gorak Shep.
Walking Distance 15 km. 8 hours of Walking. Overnight at Tea House in Gorak Shep.

Day 10: Early in the morning hike up to Kalapatthar (Alt. 5555m/18225ft) then trek down to Pheriche (4200m/13780ft).
Walking Distance 15 km. 8 hours of Walking. Overnight at Tea House in Pheriche.

Day 11: Trekking from Pheriche to Namche Bazaar (Alt. 3441m/11289ft).
Walking Distance 14 km. 7 hours of Walking. Overnight at Tea House in Namche Bazaar.

Day 12: Trekking from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (Alt.2804m/9199ft).
Walking Distance 15 km. 8 hours of Walking. Overnight at Tea House in Lukla.

Day 13: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu in the morning (1400m/4593ft). Rest of the day at leisure.

Day 14: Final Departure from Kathmandu, Nepal or you may extend your trip in Nepal.

For a detail description of day wise itinerary please click here.

How much does it cost of Everest Base Camp Trek

Bronze Price Silver Price Gold Price
USD 875 Per Person USD 1075 Per Person USD 1145 Per Person
The Services inclusive in above Price:
Services Bronze Price Silver Price Gold Price
Airport Transfers By Car By Car By Car
2 Night Hotel in Kathmandu Tourist Type Hotel Tourist Type Hotel Tourist Type Hotel
Meal in Kathmandu Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast
Accommodation in Trekking Mountain Lodge Mountain Lodge Mountain Lodge
Meal in Trekking No Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Experience Trekking Guide Yes Yes Yes
Porter No No Yes
Trekking Permit Fee Yes Yes Yes
Sagarmatha National Park Entry Fee Yes Yes Yes
First Aid Medicine Yes Yes Yes
Trip Certificate Yes Yes Yes
Trekking Map for Group Yes Yes Yes
Insurance, Meal, Salary, Accommodation for Trekking Staff Yes Yes Yes
Dinner with Cultural Show on last night of Trip Yes Yes Yes
All Local Taxes Yes Yes Yes
The Services exclusive in above Price (Same in All Package Price):

• Nepal visa fee (USD 25 for 15 days/ USD 40 for 30 days period). You can easily get Nepal visa on your arrival time at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu.
• Airfare of your international flight.
• Your travel insurance which includes evacuation.
• Alcoholic beverages, hot and cold drinks, bottled water, dessert.
• All kind of personal expenses like phone calls, internet use, laundry, hot shower during trekking, excess baggage charge etc.
• Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu “except farewell dinner in Kathmandu”.
• In case of emergency helicopter rescue/ evacuation & its cost.
• Tips for Trekking Staff.
• Any expenses arising due to unforeseen situations like personal sickness, natural calamities, political strikes, flight cancellation etc.
• Cost of any extra services if you use which not mentioned in the package price.

Notes: The above price is for a minimum group size of 2 people. Please contact us for the price of individual trekker and need additional information about EBC Trek.

About Operator of Everest Base Camp Trek

 Excellent Himalaya Trek is leading trekking operator of Nepal run by local tourism experts and Sherpas. We have been organizing Everest Base Camp Trek for many tourists from around the world. If need additional information about Everest Base Camp and any questions please feel free to contact us. You may contact us by email: info@excellenttrek.com or by mobile phone, Whatsapp and Viber: +977 9851203181. We will be in your support at any time or day.

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