Extra nights in Kathmandu pre or post the Everest Base Camp Trek
If you arrive Nepal earlier and stay in Nepal later than the scheduled dates then the extra night cost 75.00 USD per night including breakfast and airport transfer and it does not include any extra tours/activities so, contact us if you need any extra nights for pre or post the trek and want to plan any extra tours and activities for your extra days.
Guide and Crew for Everest Base Camp Trek
You have professional tourist guide for a day tour in Kathmandu on day 02 (The tour guide for this day may different from the trek guide next morning) and trained trekking/certified trekking guide for the whole trek (handles the logistics and guide you and your team on the trek).
There will be a Sherpa (assistant guide) when there are 8 or more members in the group and porters to carry your luggage and there is 1 porter for each 2 members and a porter carry about 20 - 22kg which means 10- 11 KG from each trekker.
Everest Base Bamp Trek map
The Everest Base Camp Trek map is designed to present you with a pictorial view of the trail to EBC. You can see where you will be stopping and what kind of trail it is on the map. Moreover, you can also get a hard copy of the map as well if you want to take it with yourself on the route when you arrive in Nepal.
Everest Base Camp Trekking Map
Everest Base Camp Trek altitude chart
The altitude chart of Everest base camp trekking trail is helpful to know about the altitude gain day by day when you go to EBC trek. And with the help of this chart, we can prepare more for the trek.
Everest Base Camp Trek in January
It is possible to trek to Everest base camp in January however it has chilly weather. There may be snow in the EBC trail and you need to have adequate trekking equipment to avoid cold. You need to use lots of layers and enjoy being one of very few people up in the Himalayas.
The average temperature in Everest base camp in January can be -10 degree, the minimum can go down to – 20 degree and maximum about -2 degree.
Everest Base Camp Trek in February
The Everest base camp trek in February is surely possible however, you need to be well prepared to have successful EBC trek in February. The February is cold however the trek offers clear views and the trail is less crowed in February.
The temperature in different villages of Everest base camp trek may vary from each other. The maximum temperature in Everest base camp in February can be about 5 degree and minimum about -15 degree.
Everest Base Camp Trek in March
March is one of the most popular month to do Everest base camp trek. The weather gets warmer and the rhododendrons and other flowers start to bloom in March.
The Everest base camp trek in March is recommended. The average temperature in Everest base camp in March is about 1 degree. The minimum temperature can be about -10 degree and maximum about 10 degree.
Everest Base Camp Trek in April
The month of April is another good months to do Everest base camp trek in terms of weather and temperature. The April offers good visibility to view the Himalayas including Everest. You come across mountaineers acclimatizing at base camp before to summit the Everest.
The temperature in Everest base camp in April is about 15 degree in average. The minimum goes down to -5 degree and maximum 20 degree in day time.
Everest Base Camp Trek in May
The May is another good month for Everest base camp trek. You will meet plenty of mountaineers those are going to summit Everest or some returning after successful summit.
The temperature in Everest base camp in May is about 15 degree and the minimum can go down to -1 degree and 20 degree maximum in day time.
The trekking to Everest base camp in May is much recommended.
Everest Base Camp Trek in June, July & August
Everest base camp trek in first 2 weeks of June is still possible and doable. The monsoon in Nepal starts in June and it does not rain heavy till the end of June so, the trek possible even there can be less visibility in this time.
The trek to Everest base camp after 2nd week of June is not recommended cause of rain and less visibility on the trail. The domestic flight get cancels due to bad weather so, we advise you to have few extra days at the end of trek to use to try to fly to Lukla if you are planning your Everest base camp trek in June, July & August.
The raining season goes till first week of September and the main season for EBC trek starts again from September.
Everest Base Camp Trek in September
The September is post monsoon and the trekking season in Nepal starts in September. The friendly, cool, mild temperature, clear sky and good visibility are major benefits of Everest base camp trek in September.
The temperature in Everest base camp in September is about 15 degree in average. The minimum temperature can be 5 degrees at night and maximum 25 degree at daytime. The September is another best time to do successful EBC trek in Nepal.
Everest Base Camp Trek in October
The month of October is one of the best popular time do to Everest base camp trek, in terms of weather, temperature, visibility and many others. The temperature is about 12 degree in average and the minimum can to down to -5 degree and maximum about 20 degree in the day time.
The most important festival Dashain also falls mostly in October or early November. You can observe this festivals in Kathmandu or other places of trails if you come to EBC trek in October.
Moderate climatic condition of October when you do not need to feel bitter cold or hot of summer, scenic views Himalayas on crystal clear weather are the major benefits of doing Everest base camp trek in October. We recommend EBC trek in October.
Everest Base Camp Trek in November
The month of November is another good time to do Everest base camp trek. The November has favorable weather conditions, moderate weather, and crystal clear views so, large number of people travel to do EBC trek in November.
The minimum temperature in Everest base camp can go down to minus 10 degree in the nights and maximum about 15 degree in the day time.
The festivals of Tihar (Deepawali) also falls in November so, you can experience the festival celebration when you travel to Nepal to do Everest base camp trek in November. Good weather and temperature and crystal clear visibility are the major benefit of doing EBC trek in November.
Everest Base Camp Trek in December
The Everest base camp trek is possible in December as well. The temperature will drop down in December comparatively in November and October however it is still bearable. The minimum temperature in December in Everest base camp can drop to -15 degree at night and morning and maximum about 15 degree in the day time.
The less crowed trails, great views and bearable weather condition are major benefit of Everest base camp trek in December.