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Everest Circuit Trek-19 days Everest Round(Circuit) Trek in Nepal

Everest Circuit Trek 19 days is a challenging trekking around Everest that includes Gokyo Lake and Everest Base Camp with 3 high passes.There is a risk of loosing rock, large boulders and ice glaciers on the trail as you are trekking around Everest Circuit. The trek begins from Lukla and continue trek to Gokyo Lake, EBC, Kalapatthar and the three high passes. Everest Circuit Trek is also a good alternative to Annapurna and Manaslu Circuit although it is costly. For a close up view of Everest, Cho Oyu, Amadablam, Gokyo lake, Ngozumpa glacier and Khumbu Icefall, please do not miss this trek into the heart of Everest region. The Everest Circuit Trek is so popular now in Everest among adventure trekkers and nature lovers. Please email us at and call or leave message on WhatsApp at +977 9851023742 to know more about Everest Circuit Trek information. We offers a cheap basic, budget and standard Everest Circuit Trek cost from $1600-$1800 with fixed departure dates of 2023/2024.

Trek Fact

Trek Name: Everest Circuit Trekking

Trek Duration: 19 Days

Trek Difficulty: Challenging

Trek Season: Sep/Oct/Nov/Dec/Mar/April/May

Trek Altitude: 2610m- 5550m

Trek Cost:  USD1600- USD1800

Group Size: 1 - 12 people

Mode of Transfer: Bus/Car/Flight

Start/End of Trek: Kathmandu / Lukla

Everest Circuit Trek 19 days is the most adventure treks in Everest Nepal.

  • Everest Circuit Trek 
  • 19 Days Itinerary
  • Cost in Details
  • Trekking Equipments
  • FAQs

Everest Circuit Trek is the most demanding trek. As we cross Everest 3 high passes-Renjo La, Cho La  and Kongma La Pass.  19 day  Nepal  Trek to Everest Circuit is recently open new trekking route in Everest region. The trek offers close up view of Mount Everest, Cho Oyo and other beautiful mountain peaks. This is a tea house lodge to lodge trek. The trail is in the  boundary of Everest National Park, so you need to pay Everest National Park fee. A well trekking preparation, and good trekking gear is helpful to enjoy the Everest Circuit Trek in Nepal.

Accommodation in Kathmandu and lower part of the trek is twin-shared basis. Single supplement can arrange on client request paying additional cost.  Although single room is available in Kathmandu and the lower parts of the trek. In the higher parts of the trek, single room may not possible even if you pay additional cost due to the limited number of lodges. You will get authentic Nepalese, Tibetan, Continental, Italian and Indian meals in the trek. Three times meals like breakfast, lunch and dinner will provide during the trek, and only breakfast and accommodation will be in Kathmandu. 

Autumn (Sept to Nov) and Spring (March to May), the best time of year trekking around Everest Circuit. The weather is sunny and warm with outstanding views. If you wish to avoid crowds and enjoy the peaceful environment and nature, summer is also the best season trekking Nepal Everest Circuit. In winter, this trek is not possible as high 3 passes is fully covered by the snows.

The challenging trek is suitable for adventure trekkers who are ready to walk 6 to 8 hours in a day with light day pack. Walking in higher altitudes is more demanding than in lower altitudes.If you are in excellent health with good physical fitness, positive attitude, self confidence and strong determination you can enjoy the trek a lot. Exercising and jogging regularly is helpful. Past hiking experience is nice but no technical skill is required for Everest Circuit trek. 

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu
Warm reception on arrival at kathmandu airport and then drive to hotel. In the afternoon walk around Thamel market, make last minute trekking gear shopping, trekking briefing, introduction with guide, prepare and sort out trekking permit.
Day 02: Kathmandu to Phakding/Monjo (2840m)
Fly to Lukla, it takes 45 mins flight and trek to Monjo for 4/5 hours easy hiking.
Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m, 5hrs)
Breakfast and continue trek up to Namche bazzar, the gateway town of Everest base camp.The trekking is longer, a bit challenge  than day 1 hiking since the last part of today trekking is climb uphill to Namche bazzar.Trekking slowly is helpful while climbing uphill.
Day 04: In Namche
Acclimatization day at Namche. Today we make a excursion hiking to Everest view hotel, Khumjung village and Hillary school and back to Namche bazaar for overnight stay. The landscape, view and sceneries are very wonderful.
Day 05: Trek to Tyangboche( 3,820m,5hrs)
Trek on upon and downhill trail to Tyangboche monastery, the largest and famous monastery for its legendary.  Breathtaking views of Everest, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and other snow peaks can see from there.
Day 06: Trek to Dingboche (4,410m, 4 1/2 hrs)
Hiking through meadows, pine forest and cross bridges over small stream with enjoying the view of himalayas and past pangboche, small sherpa village.
Day 07: At Dingboche
Acclimatize day at Dingboche. Explore surrounding village and hiking excursion to Nagarjuna RI for acclimatizing.
Day 08: Trek to Chhukung and Chhukung RI (4,730m, 4/5 hrs)
Trek for 3/4 hours gently ascends trekking to chhukung.It can see good view of Lhotse, the fourth highest peak in the world, Ama Dablam, Island Peak and Thamserku.
Day 09: Trek to Lobuche (4910m)
Trek over Kongma La Pass (5,535m) and trek to Labuche, it takes nearly 7/8 hours trekking.
The first part of the trail is fairly level before a short steep ascent, on a narrow path, taking between 4 and 5 hours to the pass summit. The trail descends steeply away from the pass to the Khumbu glacier, which we cross, negotiating our way through the moraines to reach the pastures of Labuche.
Day 10: Trek to Everest Base Camp (5,364m) trek to Gorakshep(5,140m, 8 hrs)
Trek through moraine and glacier for 4 hours to Gorakshep where you can have lunch there and continue trek to Everest base camp and back to Gorakshep for night stay, it takes another 4/5 hours.
Day 11: Trek to Dzongla(4,830m)
Ascend Kala Pathar (5,554m) for sunrise and everest panorama view in the morning and trek to Dzongla (4,830m, 8hrs), a small village that sits at the foot of Cholatse (6,335m).
Day 12: Trek to Thagnag(4,700m,5hrs).
Trek over Cho La Pass (5,330m) and continue walk to Thagnag. Trek steep up to Cho La’s summit; this is also often snow-covered. A steep descent is made to Thagnag along a moraine and rock trail to a boulder field and then on down to the small hamlet where we will stay for the night.
Day 13: Trek to Gokyo(4,790m, 2 hrs)
Trek along the moraine and Nagjumba glacier for 2/3 hours to Gokyo lake where Gokyo village, a small settlement, lies on its shores.
Day 14: Gokyo exploration day.
Explore 5th Lake and climb Gokyo Ri (5,360m). The views on the way up are fantastic but in no way prepares you for the 360 º view at the summit. In front of you are Everest, Lhotse, Makalu and Cho Oyu, four of the fourteen eight-thousanders on earth, dominating the myriad of ‘smaller’ peaks.
Day 15: Trek to Lungden(4,560m, 6 hrs)
Trek over Renjo La Pass (5,345m) and trek to Lungden.Treking onwards to complete the finaland last pass, Renjo La at 5,345m of Everest circuit trekking. Trek on gentle grassy slope and steep incline challgening surface with rock and scree to Renjo La Pass.The views are Everest, Gyachung Kang, Lhotse, Makalu and the Gokyo lakes to the east, while the west offers Tengi Ragi Tau, Rolwaling Himal and the small Rermo Pokhari Lake, which we pass on our descent to Lungden.
Day 16: Trek to Thame (3,820m, 5hrs)
Today hikig is much easier than previous day’s trekking. We trek on along an old Tibetan Himalayan trade route following the Bhote Koshi and ending at the village of Thame, the birthplace of Tenzing Norgay Sherpa, who summit Mt. Everest.
Day 17: Trek to Monjo (2,840m, 6hrs)
Trek descends a bit in the first and then continue walk on the relatively flat and green path to Namche bazzar.
Day 18: Trek to Lukla (2,840m, 6 hrs)
Trek down first through forest of rhododendron and pine, and continue walk on the banks of river to Phakding. Lunch at Phakding and continue another 3 hours gentle uphill trekking to Lukla.
Day 19: Lukla to Kathmandu
Flight back to Kathmandu, it is a weather dependent 40 minutes to Kathmandu.
Afternoon is free to explore Kathmandu and its shops for last minute shopping.
Day 20: Kathmandu airport.
Final airport transfers to Kathmandu airport to get flight back to home.

Cost Includes:

  • Airport Transfer - Hotel/Airport/ Hotel.
  • Kathmandu/Lukla/Kathmandu Flight of guide and clients
  • Twin sharing neat and clean tea houses accommodation during the trek..
  • 3 times meals – breakfast, lunch and dinner during the trek.
  • Trekking Permit – National Park fee and TIMS card
  • English speaking guide and all his flight, insurance, meals, salary and accommodation.
  • All government Taxes and Company service charges

Cost Excludes:

  • Airport pick and departure transfer
  • Hotel Accommodation and Meals- lunch & dinner in Kathmandu
  • Expenses of personal natures like internet, telephone, WiFi, Laundry, hot shower, battery charging fee for mobile and camera.
  • Any kind of drinks and desert like coke, Mineral water, hot water, tea, coffee, beer, whisky.
  • Travel insurance in case of emergency for rescue helicopter and other medication.
  • Upgrade accommodation like room with private toilet.
  • Porter to carry luggage - on clents request- we organize porter on additional cost. 
  • Tips for guide and porter
  • All the cost not mention on above cost includes

Trek Gear List: No need to bring unnecessary trekking equipments with you for trekking in Nepal. The following trekking equipments and gears are recommended before trekking in Nepal. Most of the trekking equipment what you will need can be rented or purchased  in Nepal either in Kathmandu or Pokhara at cheap price. We will help you with the necessary arrangements. Except your day pack all the luggage will be carried by porters. There is an allowance of 15kg per person. Additional personal items not needed for the trekking part of the trip can be stored in the storage room of hotel without extra cost.


Sun hat or scarf

Light balaclava or warm fleece hat

Sunglasses with UV protection

Lower Body:

Under Garments

Hiking shorts

Lightweight cotton long pants

Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms

Fleece or wool pants (seasonal)

Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants


Thin, lightweight inner socks

Thick, warm wool hiking socks

Hiking boots with spare laces

Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)

Gaiters for hiking in winter to the base camp

Upper Body:


Light and expedition weight thermal tops

Fleece jacket or pullover

Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)

Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket

Down vest and/or jacket


Lightweight gloves

Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer (seasonal)


Sleeping bag rated to zero DC

Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries

Trekking Bags/Duffel bag

Basic First Aid Kit

Large plastic bags - for keeping items dry insidetrekbag

Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)

Trekking Poles

Water bottle (2) or camel bag

Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet papers etc)

Ear Plug (who know some people on group are snoring)


1 medium sized quick drying towel

Tooth brush/paste (preferably biodegradable)

Multipurpose soap (preferably biodegradable)


Nail clippers

Face and body moisturizer

Feminine hygiene products

Small mirror

Personal Hygiene:

Wet wipes (baby wipes)

Tissue /toilet roll

Anti bacterial hands wash




Trail Map/Guide book

Journal & Pen


Pencils and small notebooks

Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble

Modest swim suits (for Kathmandu)

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