everest base camp trek cost

Everest Base Camp Trek Cost

Everest Base Camp Trek Cost

Everest Base Camp Trek cost depends on the trek type you choose. Your Everest Base Camp Trek cost will be resolute by the type of trek you are planning, your trekking course, time on the trail, and by the season you choose to trek. Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the most popular trek in Nepal and whatever the cost will be for your Everest Base Camp Trek, the cost will be trek worthy. 

Everest Base Camp trek has been the most popular trekking destination among the world. The trek takes you to the heart of Khumbu region and the base camp of the world’s highest summit Mt .Everest. Along with the mesmerizing view of the world’s highest summit, this trek has much more to offer which makes this trek popular among the trekkers around the world. 

Everest base camp trek helps you the build a team in a strong and friendly way, share the culture and religion with Sherpa people, eat together, walk together, help each other when needed and enjoy the entire trek comfortably.  Everest base camp trek is one of the most cherished journeys of lifetime.  The awe-inspiring landscapes and the ever friendly Sherpa’s and the majestic mountains are the main highlight of the trek. Your estimated cost for the Everest Base Camp Trek is mentioned below in detail:    


You need a VISA to enter Nepal. You will either get visa on arrival or Nepal immigration from our country.

  • 15 Days: USD 25 or Equal
  • 30 Days: USD 40 or Equal
  • 90 Days: USD 100 or Equal
  • Average Cost:  USD 40 or Equal.

It’s not necessary that you should have USD. Any currency can be converted and exchanged. 

Heath checkup

Health checkup is the most important part of your trip to Everest Base Camp. Health checkup is compulsory both before and after the Everest Base Camp trek. If you don’t have a healthy body there will be hard to complete your trip. Everest base camp will be difficult if you have bad health condition. You will need to take vaccinations that are Tetanus, Diphtheria, Polio Hepatitis A, and typhoid.


We highly recommend trekkers to have insurance. Your insurance should cover emergency rescue, flight delay or cancellation, and emergency medical cost. You can trek without any worries if you have got insurance.

Average insurance cost: USD$ 150 for 30 days.


Each and every gears and other trekking equipment should be well packed before your Everest Base Camp Trek.

The main packing things for your trip: Down jacket, sleeping bag, a warm hat, sunglasses, waterproof jacket, light-weight hiking boot, duffle bag and bay bag, trekking poles, trousers, trekking socks, light T-shirt, warm clothes, body territories and equipment, etc

We recommend you to buy all these equipment in Kathmandu. You can also buy them in Namche Bazzar but there it will be more expensive because of lack of transportation facilities. They should supply those equipment by yak or donkey.

Average budget: USD$ 2000

Lukla-KTM-Lukla flight:

Flight to Lukla from Kathmandu is only available for morning time as it is difficult to predict the weather of Lukla in day time. There is less number of flights so you need to book your ticket is advance.  During the busy and main season, the flight will full and you will hard to get a ticket at that time. 

Regular Airlines Fare:US$ 180.00 per person
Cost for IndiansNRs. 14700.00 Per Person
Cost for Nepali:NRs. 5500.00 Per Person


The new local entry permit has completely replaced the old trek permit in Khumbu. However, one needs to take TIMS(Trekkers Management Systems) card if they opt for trekking from Jiri to Everest base Camp.

The following are the permits that one needs to take before starting the trek:

Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Entrance Permit:

After the replacement of TIMS, ar the local government of Khumbu directly collect NPR 2000(USD $20) per person, from the foreigners. These permits are available from Lukla, and if the traveler is trekking from Jiri or Salleri (Phaplu) to Everest base camp, the permit can be obtained from Monjo. The fee of the permit should be deposited at Lukla Check post.

Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit:

This permit can be obtained from either Kathmandu or Nepal Tourism Board office or in Monjo at Park Entrance Gate. The permit fee for foreigners is 3,000 NPR plus 13%  VAT, which becomes 3,390 NPR (approximately US $34 in total). The permit fee for SAARC countries is NPR 1,500 per person.

Additional Permit for Jiri to Everest  Base Camp Trek:

If one is following the classic route from Jiri to Everest Base Camp, one needs to take special permit for Gaurishankar Conservation Area, as this falls in that region. It will cost 3,000 NPR, and this permit can be organized by independent trekker or can be issued from Tourism Board Kathmandu. One can get the permit from Kathmandu.

Required Documents for the Permits

Passport details for Khumbu Lhamu Rural Municipality and Sagarmatha National Park entrance permit.

Two photos for Gaurishankar Conservation Area Project entry permit and one also needs to fill up a short form to obtain the permit.

Important:  All the fees must be paid in local currency only. 

Potter and guide.

Without any guide and potter you cannot complete your Everest base camp trek as it reaches 5545m high altitude. At high altitude you need guide and potter. In Nepal. Everest trekking region is known as difficult trekking region.  If you want to do trekking yourself without having any guide or potter there will be risk for you. In the high altitude, nobody knows about high health. In the case of sickness from any disease, there will be nobody no care you. So, guide and potter is a service for your safety. We will provide you well trained and experienced guide and potter. The normal rate of Everest base camp trek guide and potter is USD$ 25per day and USD$20 per day.

Accommodation and Food.

Accommodation and food cost depend on what kind of food you eat and the place you choose to stay. For accommodations, the cost normally starts from USD 10. But if you chose more luxurious place the rate will also increase.  In need to pre book your room before heading for the Everest Base Camp trek. 

The food cost also depends on your behavior and what you prefer to eat. We will suggest that when you will reach a high altitude, you will be used veg food. The average cost of food for the Everest base camp trek is starting from USD 30 per day. Drinks are not included. In, you should buy them separately. On every package of our company, the breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included during the trek. 

Everest Base Camp Trek Packages

  • Package tour EBC trek with international agency $1700
  • Package tour EBC trek with local agency $1600
  • Independent EBC trek with a guide and porter $1370
  • Independent EBC trek with a guide $1085
  • Independent EBC trek with a porter $930
  • EBC Trek completely independent $645 

 Small group trek cost:-

US $ 1800 per person -2 People
US $ 1600 per person – 3 People
US $ 1499 per person – 4 People and more

Everest Base Camp Trek cost for Nepali is RS 150000 per person. 

Included cost for Everest Base Camp Trek

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car or van. It is depend of the group.
  • 2 nights accommodation in 3 star category hotel in Kathmandu located tourist center, or up to you
    Meals on full board (Breakfast, lunch and dinner tea or coffee each meals ) during the in trekking.
  • Local fresh fruits like orange, apple, banana and grape etc.
  • All accommodations during the trek.
    Everest trekking map.
    Both ways domestic flight from Ramechhap/ Lukla/ Ramechhap with airport tax.
  • An experienced Government licensed holder guide and porter to carry your luggage during the trek.
  • Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, equipment, transportation, local tax for Guide and porter.
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • If you need we will provide you sleeping bag, down jackets, Dufale bag and, if necessary etc from
  • Nepal Planet Treks Company logo bag with water prof .
  • All necessary Government paper works and national park entry permits and TIMS Card etc
  • .Travel & Rescue arrangement.
  • All government taxes and Vat.

Excluded cost for Everest Base Camp Trek

  • Meals yourself Kathmandu (L+D).
  • Your Travel insurance.
  • International airfare.
  • Nepal entry visa ( You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Nepal’s Airport in Kathmandu).
  • All kind drinks (Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks
  • Personal shopping and laundry etc
  • Personal trekking Equipment.
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver. (Tipping is expected, but it is not mandatory)
  • If do any tour and sightseeing and other activities etc.   

If you want to know more about Everest Base camp Trek cost Please feel free to ask any time +9779801112358 WhatsApp , email: everestbasecamptrektours@gmail.com

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