The Everest base camp trek distance is approximately 130 km (80.7 miles). Each side is 65 km (40 miles). On average, you will cover 9 to 11 km (5.5 to 6.8 miles) each day, which means 6 hours of walking. From Kathmandu, Lukla airport is situated 367 km (233 miles) away, which you will cover with a short 35-minute flight. Located far away in the remote eastern Himalayas of Nepal, the Everest base camp is one of the famous trekking destinations. The trek to the base camp of the highest mountain in the world is packed with both natural and cultural adventures. From exotic alpine vegetation to glaciers and moraines, you will get to explore a variety of natural wonders.