22nd September 2019

Everest Base Camp Trek in March

Trek to Everest Base Camp is possible throughout the year. But trekking in perfect season or month of year offers adds extra features and excitement to this trek. In the context of Nepal, spring (March-May) and autumn (Sep-Nov) is the best time to visit Everest Base Camp. Thus, Everest Base Camp Trek in March is a popular EBC Trek package in Nepal.

The month of March is one of the best EBC Trekking time among trekkers from across the world. As the weather is most clear than any other season. You will have a crystal clear blue sky with great visibility of the surroundings. 

Since March is the initial month of the spring season; most of the routes and accommodation is less crowded. The month of March signifies the end of the winter season; thus it offers clear and dry weather. 

In March, you will not face issues related to rainfall, snow, landslides, visibility, accommodation, etc. Thus, Everest Base Camp Trekking in March is one of the safest trekking seasons in Nepal.

Since there are no clouds in the sky, you can experience remarkable views of giant snow-capped mountains; which include Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Cho Oyu, Thamserku, etc. 

Top Highlights of Everest Base Camp Trek in March 

  • Crystal Clear weather with great surrounding visibility.
  • Temperature is warm, refreshing and moderate.
  • Beautiful scenic mountain flight to/from Lukla.
  • Ancient Largest Monastery of Tengboche.
  • Bio-diverse Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO Heritage site.
  • Cultural, well-facilitated, lively Sherpa town of Namche. 
  • Suspension bridges embellished with colorful prayer flags.
  • Religious chortens and mani stones, prayer flags, etc along the trails.
  • 360-degree panoramic Himalayan views from Kala Patthar.
  • The glaciated base camp of Mount Everest.
  • Visiting remote Sherpa villages.

Weather in Everest Region during March

Since you will trek through various geographical locations; you will experience variations in weather and temperature. Lukla, the gateway of Everest resides at an elevation of 2,800m experiences warm and dry weather; as compared to the weather in Kala Pathar- the highest point of EBC Trek. Kala Pathar lies at an altitude of 5,545m; which is a black mountain famous for 360-degree panoramic mountain views. 

Lukla Airport

The initial half of this month is quite colder than the other half of the month. Days are dry, clear and warmer, while nights are colder and windy. At night, the highest point of this trek, Kala Patthar experience min. The temperature of – 15𝆩C. 

Following table illustrates the variation of temperature in the Everest Region during March





















Gorak Shep




Other Popular Everest Region Trekking in March

Everest Gokyo Valley Trek

Gokyo Valley Trek is a wonderful journey that takes you to the stunning village, lake, and valley of Gokyo. Gokyo Ri is the highest point in Gokyo Valley; which offers magnificent views of great Himalayan ranges; along with aerial views of Gokyo lakes, village and Ngozumpa glacier. Ngozumpa glacier is the largest and longest glacier in Nepal. 

Everest View Trek

Everest View Trek is the shortest and easiest trekking route in the Everest region of Nepal; which takes you to the picturesque village of Lukla, Phakding, Namche, Tengboche; and Everest View Hotel.

Jiri Bhadra Everest Base Camp Trek

Jiri Bhadra Everest Base Camp Trek is the oldest trekking route to Everest Base Camp Trek. Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa follow this legendary trails for their Everest Expedition.

Everest Base Camp Helicopter Trek

It is an awesome blend of regular Everest Base Camp trek and Everest Helicopter Tour.

Backpacking for Everest Base Camp Trek in March


  • thermal underwear, shirt, and pants
  • trekking and woolen socks
  • fleece jackets
  • windproof/rainproof jacket
  • windproof insulated pants
  • woolen jacket
  • Beanie
  • Woolen Insulated gloves
  • Trekking boots
  • Umbrella
  • Raincoat


  • Toilet paper
  • shampoo
  • Soap
  • A quick-dry Towel
  • toothbrush and paste
  • hand sanitizer

First Aid

  • Diamox – for altitude
  • Vicks vapor rub
  • Sunscreen
  • moisturizers
  • anti-nauseant
  • Imodium 
  • Mosquito repellent

In Conclusion:

Trekking to Everest Base Camp in March is perfect for those; who want to experience a clear picture of great Himalayan Ranges. Join us on our incredible Nepal Hiking Adventure journey to Everest Base Camp. Please contact us for brief trekking details.


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