Everest Base Camp (EBC) Trek - 16 Days

  • Duration: 16 Days
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Group: 1 - 25 people
  • Max Altitude: 5,545M
  • Best Time Feb - May, Sep - Dec
  • Pick-up: Private Vehicle

Highlights

  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu with Guide. 
  • An exciting short mountain flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. 
  • Hike to the Base Camp of the highest mountain in the world, Mount Everest. 
  • See the wide range of flora and fauna around Khumbu valley. 
  • Visit the mountain town of Namche Bazaar and explore the Sherpa Museum, Culture, local lifestyle, and traditions. 
  • Discover the oldest monastery of the Everest region, Tengboche Monastery. 
  • Passes the Khumbu glacier and icefalls to reach Everest Base Camp. 
  • Surrounding Himalayan peaks of Mount Everest, Mount Ama Dablam, Mount Thamserku, Mount Makalu, Mount Lhotse, and many more. 
  • Amazing viewpoint Kala Patthar and delightful Mount Everest Base Camp.

About Everest Base Camp (EBC) Trek

The beauty of landscapes and mesmerizing Himalayan ranges view is major attractions of Trekking. Should you plan to hike Base Camp of massive Mount Everest (the world's highest peak)? This Everest Base Camp Trek is one perfect route to get the best experience of high Himalayan, where a lot of adventure trekkers come to visit this EBC Trek and enjoy the classic Himalayan peaks, impress landscapes, ancient Tibetan Buddhist monasteries, and interesting villages of Sherpa. Everest Base Camp (EBC) Trek route touch the remote Khumbu Valley and walk along the massive Khumbu glacier and icefalls zone, the trek includes the peaceful viewpoint of Kala Patthar 5,545 meters, it offers the world highest peaks of Mount Everest, Cho Oyu, Lhotse, Makalu, and other more. 

This EBC Hike is a life change adventure experience but the trek difficulty can be marked challenging in terms of technical climbing and demand strong determination to go on the Mount EBC Trek and you have to walk around 5-7 hours per day. Trekking to Everest Base Camp at 5,364 meters you cross through the long suspension bridges, hidden Buddhist monasteries, beauty of nature, into the heart of Sherpa town, and glacial moraines. Mount Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the most popular destinations worldwide where each year thousands of trekkers come to explore the base camp of Mount Everest. As well as discover the wide range of flora and fauna, traditional culture, mountain lifestyle, visit thousand-year-old gompas, and heritage sites. 

Everest Base Camp Trek route cross through the high mountain pass, amazing waterfalls, beautiful alpine rhododendron, and pine forests, and ice fields. You will get enjoy the comfort of a nice lodge and Sherpa hospitality during the trek. Journey to Everest region with Himalayan Frozen Adventure provide an unforgettable experience steeped in history and natural beauty. This EBC Trek brings wondrous experiences every day, the route combines the immersion Sherpa community villages and awe-inspiring views. Everest Trek rewards the views of the magical mountains of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Thamserku, Kongde, Pumori, Ama Dablam, Cho Oyu, and Makalu. 

This 16 Days Everest Base Camp Trek is a comfortable Itinerary, which begins from Lukla village after 35 minutes short mountain flight and walks through the colorful forests and Namche Bazzar then enters into Khumbu, you discover the Tibetan culture, traditional, Tengboche famous monastery, and exciting landscapes. Our EBC Trek route leads us along the massive Khumbu icefalls and glacier lake to reach high elevation lodge, Gorak Shep, then the trail heads towards the fantastic Himalayan land of Everest Base Camp with enjoying the impressive backdrop views of Mount Everest and Ama Dablam. Again you have a great opportunity to hike the delightful viewpoint of Kala Patthar and get to see 360 degrees Everest range and amazing sunrise view over Mount Everest. 

We, Himalayan Frozen Adventure designed the perfect 16 days Everest Base Camp trek itinerary considering experienced as well as a beginner trekker, as well as plus two acclimatization days at Namche and Dingboche for high altitude sickness. For Everest Base Camp Trek Difficulty, Cost, Guide, or more the contact us. Spring from March to April and Autumn from October to November is the best season to go on Everest Base Camp Trek. If you have not enough day to trek EBC then check it out, Everest Base Camp Trek 12 Days, 10 Days Everest Base Camp Trek, and Everest Short Trek

Everest Base Camp Trekking Guide

We, Himalayan Frozen Adventure provides the deepest knowledge leader through the Himalayan Trekking, who has the ability to face challenges. The Nepal route is an adventure challenge where has different types of risks. During the trekking, you have might some risks like altitude sickness, weather conditions, wildlife attacks, and Fear of getting lost. But don't worry, the guide will solve this problem and make you feel safe with a free and delightful trip. The guide has a big role to play in making the journey contextual and excellent. The guide will make your journey pleasant and accompany you in times of danger, who will succeed in winning your heart.


Notices: (Weather in the Himalayan region which may change any at times. (Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu) flight a few hours may be late or one, two or more days may be canceled for bad weather reasons. This kind of condition we have to waits a long time for Lukla flight. As this can happen either at the start or end of the trek. This kind of problem we also organize helicopter rescue, the helicopter charge will around USD 3400 where includes 4-5 people per flight. We suggest you; if possible (1-2) extra days manage for this trekking).


 

Itinerary

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You get picked up from the international airport by one of our team members. He/she will assist you to the hotel and inform you about the day program. As per your flight landing schedule, you may have or not free time to relax and explore the nearby streets. Regardless, the day is going to end with lots of laughter and happy moments when you meet with other team members over welcome dinner. 
  • Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • 1,300m
  • Kathmandu

It is an extra day in Kathmandu for trek preparation and a short guided city tour. The day begins early, and you go on guided UNESCO World Heritage Sites seeing tour. As you will be accompanied by a professional tour guide, he/she will brief you about the monuments and their importance. Later, in the day, you meet with the trek guide and prepare for the trip. The preparation includes checking all the gears and documents as well as briefing the trail.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • 1,300m
  • Kathmandu

After having breakfast, you'll take a scenic flight to Tenzing and Hillary Lukla Airport, which is our trekking starting point. Our trail through Dudh Koshi and the prosperous village of Lukla begin. Today our trail is short and easy. Finally, after 3 hours of walking, you reach Phakding, which is a good facility for Accommodation, Meals, and Lodges.

  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 2,640m
  • Phakding

After having breakfast at Phakding, trekking goes to Namche Bazaar. Leaving Phakding behind, you walk along the bank of the Dudhkoshi river and beautiful Sherpa villages. On the way, you will feel enjoy seeing natural landscapes, rhododendron forests, Himalayan pine, giant fir, and mountain view (Thamserku and Kusum kangaroo). Crossing high suspension bridges, the trail ascends to dense forest and viewpoint of Mount Everest, then you reach the famous mountain town Namche Bazaar. This town is surrounded by mountains and the Khumbu glacier, here you can enjoy traditional culture, market, and Sherpa lifestyle.

  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3,440m
  • Namche Bazzar

Today is the first acclimatization day of the 12 Days Everest base camp trek. Your guide will make the plan to leads the old Sherpa village of Khumjung, Khunde, and Khongde village, where you can see amazing Mount Everest view with surrounding snow-capped peaks and traditional life of local sherpa. Or you have another option to visit the National Park Museum with the monastery. You don't hike anywhere then you can enjoy your acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar restaurants, shops, bakeries, and cafes.

  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3,440m
  • Namche Bazzar

Leaving Namche Bazaar behind, you walk through the dense forests of pine, rhododendron, and alpine, where you can see the amazing flora and fauna. Passing the small settlement you descend to Phunki Thanga (3250m), then the trail climb to Dudh Kosi valley and Tengboche. Where you can explore popular Monastery and mesmerizing mountain views of Kwongde (6187m), Tawache (6542m), Everest (8848m), Nuptse (7855m), Lhotse (8618m), Amadablam (6856m), and Thamserku (6608m). Overnight stay at Tengboche lodge.

  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3,800m
  • Tengboche

After a quick warm breakfast, you trek over Imja Khola. The trail crosses a suspension bridge and passes by small settlement areas like Pangbcohe and Orsho. During the trek, you will come across mani stones fastened with colorful prayer flags. Dingboche welcomes you with a dramatic view of Mt. Everest and many other Himalayan mountains.

  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4,200m
  • Dingboche

Today is an acclimatization day to make altitude fitness. We take a short hike to behind the village, where get amazing views of Mount Ama Dablam, Mount Lhotse, and peaks. This whole day we explore the Dingboche.

  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4,200m
  • Dingboche

After breakfast, the route takes us to Lobuche, which is being filled with beautiful mountain views, where we'll found an amazing Himalayan experience. Today, our trek will explore Khumbu Glacier and small lodges. The trip is challenging to goes higher elevation. Lobuche is a large settlement, where we get impressive shops and hotels.

  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4,920m
  • Lobuche

After having breakfast, the trail goes through to Khumbu Khola valley and short climb to Dughla. After reaching the Dusa valley we take down the trail to Phulong Karpo. During the trekking, we can enjoy the Chola Lake and Mount Pumori views. The trail will take us to the wooden bridge and Dughla, then start to climb up Khumbu Glacier, where we get views of Khumbutse, Lingtren, Pumori, and Mahalangur Himal. After leaving Khumbu Glacier valley we arrive at Lobuche. Then you climb to the Gorak Shep, where we check our lodge for the night. The trail continues to climb Everest Base Camp. When we pass the pyramid sign, then we can found views of Mount Pumori, Mount Mahalangur, Mount Lingtern, Mount Khumbutse, and Mount Nuptse. After short climbing, we can get snowy mountain vista of 360 degrees. Through rock climbing and glacial trails, we reach the Everest Base Camp, which is our main destination. We can enjoy and explore the base camp, and then we back to Gorekshep.

  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 5,170m
  • Gorakshep

Today early in the morning you hike to Kala Pattar (5,545m), which is the best viewpoint and the highest point of this trek. After two hours of walking on the rock trail, you reach Kala Pattar, its adventure challenge path. Upon reaching Kala Pattar there you can enjoy seeing to nearest magnification views of Mount Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Pumori, Ama Dablam, and many peaks. After a few minutes, over the Everest range, the golden sun will rise. Which make one of the mesmerizing moment in your lifetime experience. Then you descend the same route to Gorekshep and Pheriche, where you spend the night in Pheriche lodge.

  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4,240m
  • Pheriche

After having breakfast, you walk on the peaceful natural route and pass through the traditional villages of Kangtega and Thamserku, then join with amazing Imja Khola valley before reach Tengboche. Here you can explore the unique culture of the Sherpa community and enjoy with excited surrounded views. Overnight you stay at Phortse local trekking lodge.

  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3,800m
  • Tengboche

Leaving Phortse behind, the trail leads through small Sherpa villages and colorful dense forests, then descend Namche bazaar where you stop for lunch. After lunch, you walk drop down the river and cross many wood bridges, then short climb and drop down through a lush forest to reach Monjo. Where you stay overnight at Monjo trekking lodge.

  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 2,860m
  • Monjo

You trek back to Lukla today. Descending steeply through Sagarmatha National Park, you will cross a suspension bridge. The trail will be full of colorful prayer flags, Chortens, mani walls, and small gompas. Going through attractive forests of rhododendron & pine and small villages along with captivating views of snow-capped mountains and astonishing sceneries, you reach Lukla.

  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 2,840m
  • Lukla

You fly back to Kathmandu after having breakfast. During the flight, you get to see views of the Himalayan mountains. Upon reaching Kathmandu airport, head to your hotel and freshen up. You are free to explore the market and buy souvenirs to take back with you. Later in the evening, you visit a restaurant to have a farewell dinner organized by the company.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • 1,300m
  • Kathmandu

You will fly back to your home. One of our team representatives will take you to the airport as per your flight departure time.

Notices

Himalayan Frozen Adventure will fully support your whole trip. Sometimes come these kinds of the problem; Weather conditions, health condition of a group member, and unexpected natural disasters. These conditions we make extra or rest day, which is not available in this itinerary but if you have time then it is possible to make more extra day at trekking. You have to pay a package for extra days.

Cost Details

  • Pickup and drop from Airport – Hotel by private vehicle
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Teahouse/Lodges accommodation during the Everest base camp trek
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Domestic flights (Kathmandu- Lukla -Kathmandu)
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle
  • An experienced, English-speaking, and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek 4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Guide and Porter costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food, and accommodation
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion)
  • Himalayan Frozen Adventure bag/duffel bag, t-shirt, and trekking map are yours to take
  • Trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS)
  • First aid box
  • All government and local taxes
  • Farewell dinners
  • Nepalese visa fee
  • Excess baggage charge(s)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
  • International flights
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Tips for guide, porter, and driver

Departures & Dates

Himalayan Frozen Adventure is a responsible travel company in Nepal. Our all dates are 100% guaranteed if there no political unrest and natural disaster then. Is there not any error then you can use this date it's better for your trip.  We try our best to ensure this information.

FAQs

How far from Kathmandu to Everest base camp?
Everest base camp trek starts from Kathmandu Valley and takes scenic 35-minute flight to Lukla airport. From Lukla to Everest base camp and return to Lukla is 130 KM distance which takes 10 - 16 days.


Where is the Everest Base Camp?
Everest Base Camp is located at Khumbu Valley Solukhumbu district and Himalayan Everest region.


How high the Everest Base Camp?
Everest base camp elevation is (5,380m) above the sea level ( from the southern side of Nepal) and (5,200m) ( from the northern side of Tibet).


Is Everest base camp trek difficulty?
Yes, the Everest base camp trek is difficulty through Kala Patthar (5,545m) rock way and Everest Base Camp (5,364m). It's the most challenging adventure trekking in Himalayan Nepal. If your health is fit and already has done trek above 3000m then, Everest base camp is not difficult for you.


Is Everest base camp trek permits necessary?
Of course, the TIMS (Trekkers Information management system) permit is necessary to enter the Everest region. The Everest base camp trek permits cost.

  • Sagarmatha National Park fees = 3000.00 NPR
  • TIMS permit = 1000.00 NPR

Wi-Fi and shower available the Everest base camp trek?
Yes, most of the place and lodges/teahouse have available but you have to pay extra for Wi-Fi and shower. At the high elevation is not possible to found a shower because the area is surrounded by the glacier.


Do I have to take sleeping bags on the trek?
Yes, is necessary to take sleeping bags on the trek because the lodges don't have enough blanket.


How can I respect the culture?
During the trekking, we can get amazing Sherpa culture, there we can see some notice, we have to follow that notice rule and regulation.


How many hours I have to walk each day?
For this Everest base camp trek per day maximum of 7 hours and a minimum of 5 hours, you have to walk.


How is the Everest base camp trek weather?
Everest base camp trek is perfect weather in autumn and spring, this clear weather reason there can get an amazing Himalayans view and fresh weather, where many trekkers choose to enjoy this season for the Everest trek. In the December and January almost be -18C cold at Base camp and few trekkers only dare to trek these months but in the morning these months also be clear weather.


Is possible to make an extra day on the trek?
Yes, if you have time then the trekking is always flexible, you can easily add.


Without any trek can I do it? 
Yap, many trekkers success without any trek but you have to use 3 - 4 acclimatization days through the trekking. Himalayan Frozen Adventure recommend you before going to the Everest base camp trek, you have to need hard training. If any information needs about this Everest base camp trek please kindly contact us.


Booking trip can I do cancel?
Yes, you have the option to cancel this trip but there are some certain conditions:

  • If you cancel your trip before 60 days the full amount will be refunded
  • If you cancel your trip before 30 days the 30% amount will be refunded.
  • If you cancel your trip before 1 week the 5% amount will be refunded.

Is it safe for a solo female traveler?
Of course, the solo female traveler is fully safe, Himalayan frozen Adventure is responsible teams, who leading many solo trekkers through the Himalayan and made successfully.


Is it necessary to need travel Insurance for Everest base camp trek?
Of course, Travel Insurance is necessary for this trip, this trek is a high challenge adventure risk. The travel insurance will cover emergency evacuation as Helicopter rescue and the hospital charge. If you fell an accident and Acute mountain sickness then, at this condition, your travel insurance will immediately provide the helicopter. 


Electricity does available on Everest base camp trek?
Yes, electricity is available in the lower region of Everest trek, where you can get to charge your camera and mobile batteries, etc. But high elevation there has a solar system power so it's not enough for the charge. So we suggest you take some extra batteries for this Everest base camp trek.


How to manage drink water through trekking?
The Everest region can get normal free tap water, for this water you have to use purification medicine. bottled water or boiled water also available to buy at lodges and teahouse. Per day you have to drink about 4-6 liters water for your health.


Is possible to pick up me from the airport?
Yes, when you arrive at Kathmandu International Airport, our airport representative will wait for you at the airport, we will display a Himalayan Frozen Adventure with your group name signboard outside the airport terminal. You will be then transferred to your respective hotel in our car.


Can I exchange my money in Nepal?
Of course, You can exchangers your money at the Airport, ATM, and money exchange by a better rate. And you can get enough Nepalese cash for your trek.


What do I have to carry on the trekking?
You have to carry the perfect size trekking bag where you can put your personal belongings item, snacks, sunscreen, water, camera,  gloves, hat, and jacket. Our porter will carry your 20 kg bigger packs.


Is possible to store my extra things in Kathmandu Hotel?
Yes, it's possible to store your extra things in Kathmandu Hotel, We have a safe place to store your luggage.


Can I get an experienced guide?
Of course, we'll provide an experienced guide, who has the deepest information about Himalayan Nepal, and government license holder English speaking guide. Our guide and porter are fully helpful and friendly and make your trip fantastic.


 

Useful Information

Everest Base Camp Trek safe to Travel 

Make you safe to travel is our top priority responsibility

Everest Base Camp Trek is world famous trekking route and also knows as the difficult journey, which lies in the Solukhumbu District of Nepal. During the trek, you will be the best training and experienced guide, who came from the high region of  Himalayan. Our guide will carry all necessary paper and essentials equipment with a first aid kit. In case, if our clients come to some emergency problems of mountain sickness and accident then we immediately send a rescue helicopter. Any region of the Himalayan treks will demand good health and fitness, so make healthy your body before joining the trip.


Everest Base Camp Trek Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is mandatory to have to join an adventurous trip in the Himalayas. It is for your safety. The travel insurance must cover things like illness, medical emergencies, accidents, death, trip cancellation, and loss of personal baggage & items. All costs for Emergency Evacuation must be paid in cash in Nepal unless an insurance company has agreed to pay all the costs on your behalf. Make sure that your travel insurance covers activities in the Himalayas if you are participating in them.

*Note: Foreigners are not allowed to purchase an insurance policy in Nepal. So make sure to purchase good travel insurance in your country, and it is your responsibility to check whether your insurance policy is adequate or not.


Everest Base Camp Trek Accommodation

Everest Base Camp Trek accommodations are Lodge and Teahouse. Around Kathmandu, we can find a good facility with comfortable accommodation at the Hotel. At the Everest Base Camp Trek, all accommodations are on a twin-shared basis. During the trek, Himalayan frozen Adventure will manage a room with attached washrooms. In the teahouse, we have to share the toilet. A single room is available in Kathmandu and the lower elevation trekking region but might be impossible for higher elevations.


Everest Base Camp Trek Meals

Kathmandu has included only breakfast. During the Everest Base Camp Trek, all meals will be provided. In the Everest region, we can enjoy Nepalese food with international cuisine like Tibetan, Continental, Indian, Tibetan, Italian, etc. Through the trek, we have breakfast/lunch at the teahouse and Dinner will be at the lodge. You can choices different kinds of breakfast, lunch, and dinner by the menu. 


Everest Base Camp Trekking Porter

The Trekking porter is an adventurous person who will carry 20 to 35 kg of stuff during trekking. When you carry less, you will be able to walk and enjoy the beautiful valley of the Nepal region, which makes our trek meaningful. The porter will safely carry your bag pack. Maybe you will feel hard to carry the bag on a high elevation, so hire a guide is the best option. Those who have the ability to face challenges. A porter does not only carry the bag, who provides entertainment and fantastic throughout the trip. The porter will carry all of your luggage and you can explore the magnification view of mountains.


Last-minute trip booking

The last-minute booking can be difficult for us but we'll accept, whatever reason Himalayan Frozen Adventure has a special provision for a last-minute booking. You have to give full details and 100% percent trip payment before 24 hours, but we can't be responsible for flight, weather, and availability of lodging delay due to changes beyond our control but we try our best. As you can last-minute trip booking directly with us from email (info@himalayanfrozen.com), Whatsapp (+977 - 9840396708), and by calling. 


The necessary document you should carry on Everest Base Camp Trek

  • Insurance papers which are depending on the agency
  • Some booking and payment details.
  • passports sized photos
  • TIMS and Permits
  • Passport
  • Visa

Everest Base Camp Trek drink water

The Everest region can get normal free tap water, for this water you have to use purification medicine. bottled water or boiled water also available to buy at lodges and teahouse. Per day you have to drink about 4-6 liters of water for your health.


Passport & Visa

A passport with at least six months of validity from the return date is mandatorily needed. You can get a Nepalese visa from the Nepalese Embassies or Consulate in your country. You can also get a Nepalese visa upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Do know that there are few countries that have to apply for a Nepalese visa from their own country. Obtaining your visa is entirely your responsibility.

While booking, make sure to put full and correct passport information so that we can get all the necessary permits, tickets, and pay fees on your behalf. If you do not provide the correct information when you make your booking, we will not be able to make the necessary bookings on your behalf and cannot be held responsible.


Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)

AMS or altitude sickness is one of the main risks while traversing at high altitudes. The main region behind getting AMS is when the body doesn't adjust to the lower level, and the result can be deadly. So it is very important to take proper measures on time. Gaining altitude with constant pace and proper acclimatization days will help reduce the chances of getting AMS.

Similarly, you also have to keep yourself hydrated during the trek, therefore, drink enough water and avoid alcoholic drinks as it dehydrates the body. If you are planning to trek in one of the adventurous trails of Nepal then do keep the above things in your mind.

Symptoms of altitude sickness

  • Difficulty in sleeping
  • Dizziness or light-headedness
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Shortness of breath with exertion

Preventive measures

  • Include an adequate number of rest days in the itinerary
  • Keep yourself hydrated
  • Do not drink alcoholic beverages
  • Do not gain more than 500 meters in a day
  • Try to spend the night in lower altitude
  • Acclimatize properly at a lower altitude
  • Inform your guide immediately if any of the symptoms you see
  • Do not push yourself

Everest Base Camp Trek Best season

The climatic condition of Nepal differs from place to place depending upon geographical regions. One can have warm and hot wear in the terai whereas one can observe the chilling arctic-like weather in the Himalayas. Nepal’s weather is influenced by a maritime and continental factor and has four different seasons, Autumn (September to November), followed by Winter (December to February), Spring (March to May), and finally, there is Summer/Monsoon (June to August).

The best time to go on an adventurous journey in the Himalayas is in Spring (March to May) and Autumn (mid-September to November). These are the best times to go on any treks and climbing trips because of stable weather and a moderate climate. There is only one place in Nepal, where you can go trekking in even monsoon (July to mid-September) and that is Upper Dolpo. This region lies in the rain shadow of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges and therefore does not receive rainfall in the monsoon.

Autumn (September To November)

Autumn (September-November) is one of the perfect seasons to trekking with hiking in Himalayan Nepal, so thousands of trekkers choose these months. In fact, September, October, and November months are will be full of excellent atmosphere as well as beauty, enjoys your journey with joy and beauty. The Autumn season provides reference weather with clear magnificent mountains. The temperature is good than another season. September-November is a great time to express your adventure in Himalayan Nepal. It will also be free from natural disasters such as floods and landslides these months. It's the most famous season to goes high altitude area of Himalayan. 

Winter (November To March)

Winter (November-March) is also possible to trek in Himalayan Nepal, the weather condition is stable and the days are clear. December, January and February are the cold months in Nepal. Days temperatures are cool but the nights are much cold. During the winter trek is risk winds and colder temperatures. Above 3,000m altitude being usually snowfall and freezing. If you are looking for wonderful scenery, let choose the lower elevation trek in Nepal.

Spring (March To May)

Spring (March-May) is the second famous trekking season in Himalayan Nepal. March, April, and May is also a great option to mountain climbing and high altitude trek. At spring morning weather condition will be clear, but the afternoon sky covered by the cloud, and sometimes can be rain. You can get to see beautiful flowers like jasmine, pine, and rhododendron with wild flora. During the Spring, lower altitude trek is mildly warm and above 3,000m quite a moderate temperature. This season also best to express your adventure in Nepal.

Summer (June To August)

In the summer season, the trekkers are less crowded in the Himalayan region will be less. June, July, and August are the main raining season in Nepal which involves monsoon. Bad weather can hamper travel, maybe some problems during the journey due to heavy rain. Some travelers prefer to travel at this time as this is also not an emergency period. The weather is hot and almost every day rains. This season is better for the tour to Tibet and in Himalayan Nepal like Mustang, Dolpo region, and Nar-Phu valley because these regions are in the rain-shadow.


Trekking Equipment

Trekking equipment is the essential material used during the trip to the Himalayas, which is used on a daily basis. Without trekking equipment, your trip may be unsuccessful so we request you please follow the list. If you have not time to buy in your country, so don't worry we can help to buy trekking equipment in Kathmandu. Himalayan Frozen Adventure Pvt.Ltd will make your precious time reference and entertainment.

Trekking Equipment Lists

HEAD

  • Headlight
  • Sun hat
  • Warm hat and scarf

FACE

  • Face wipes and towels
  • Sunscreen +40
  • Sunglass

Hands

  • Waterproof & Snowproof Gloves
  • Lightweight gloves

Body clothing

  • Sleeping bag
  • Down jackets
  • Sport hiking t-shirts, preferably quick-drying
  • Fleece jacket and sweaters
  • Poncho and rain jacket
  • Socks preferably cotton –mix
  • Lightweight cotton trekking pants with folding option

Lists of Footwear

  • Water/Snowproof Trekking Boots
  • Socks preferably cotton sports socks but take some extra pairs
  • Crampon (optional)

Essential gear

  • Day Backpack above the 30 L
  • Pack covers
  • Thermos Bottel- hard bottle that can be used for boiled drinking water

Water peals

  • Umbrella / Poncho
  • Walking pole if you need it
  • Thick Sleeping bag
  • Deodorant
  • Laundry soap
  • Antibacterial Gel
  • Toiletries
  • Toothbrush
  • Shampoo

Personal accessories

  • Cell phone
  • Watch
  • Camera
  • Money wallet with Money
  • Padlocks
  • Plastic bag
  • Sewing kit
  • Extra p photos and passport photocopies

First-aid Kit

  • Diamox (acetazolamide)
  • Lozenges
  • Elastic bandages
  • Moleskin
  • Cotton bandages and band-aids
  • Lancing needle
  • Antibiotic eye-drops
  • Thermometer
  • Sling
  • Paracetamol
  • Antiseptic antibacterial cream or solution
  • Painkillers
  • Anti-emetic for nausea (not at high altitude)
  • Loperamide to control diarrhea
  • Norfloxacin or Cipro to cure diarrhea, other infections
  • Oral rehydration salts

Himalayan Frozen Adventure Pvt. Ltd porter is available for (2 trekkers a porter) who will carry up to 20 kg at maximum; therefore, keep this in mind before you pack your bags!!!