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Everest Base Camp Short Trek

Everest Base Camp Short Trek
May 9, 2019

Introduction to the Everest Base Camp Short Trek

Everest Base Camp, the highest peak in the world is situated in the Khumbu region, the eastern part of Nepal is also one of the most preferred trekking destinations, which become able to allure thousands of thousands of trekkers throughout the world. Everest Base Camp Short Trek in the Everest region of Nepal is fused with the awesome views of the Himalayan peaks, striking ice-glaciers, magnificent landscapes, Sagarmatha National Park and habitat-rich flora and fauns, and varied ethnic local villages with their thought-provoking cultures and traditions. Due to its wonderful landscapes, and trailblazing routes, Everest Base Camp short trek is identified throughout the world. Not only that, but the route of Everest region also possesses a famous viewpoint Kalapathar with its 5600meter/18373ft, which also allows many trekkers to captivate with the amazing views of the great Himalayas and sunrise and sunset views. This legendary trek allows adventure enthusiasts to stand on the black rock and enjoy witnessing close views of the Mount Everest, Changtse, Nuptse, Lhotse, and its vicinity. Trekking through following several ups and downs with picturesque hamlet, alpine forest, lush green forests, glacier rivers, waterfalls, stony trail, and ancient Buddhist monasteries, trekkers will gain innumerable wilderness, Himalaya and the rare cultural experiences. After taking photoshoot with some grand upfront views of the world highest mountain called Everest Base Camp and also other famous eight thousand peaks including Mt. Makalu (8,485m /27,838 ft), Mt Lhotse (8,516m /27,940ft), & the giant Cho-Oyu (8,201m /26,906ft), you will travel further to fulfill your thrust to Everest Base Camp. The trekking trail of Everest Base Camp short trek also allows you to encounter the varied local settlements, where you will get chances to encounter with the Sherpa people and explore their unique cultures and traditions.

The route of Everest Base Camp Short Trek

Although the trekking trail of Everest Base Camp short trek is considered as a psychological thrilling, adventure enthusiasts can easily accomplish the summit with the amazing views of the Himalayas. This mythical trekking trail begins with the astonishing flight to Lukla, the gateway to the Everest region trekkers, which takes around 45 minutes to reach. During your stirring flight, you can enjoy an astonishing view of the white and green rolling mountains below you. As you begin the official trek from Lukla, the following route will take you to the Namche Bazaar, famous for Sherpa town for your acclimatization. After your rest in this famous town, you will follow several ups and downs trekking tail onward by following the ancient’s monasteries with amazing views of the Everest. You will also get a chance to meet up with the well-known Sherpa Folks and encounter their unique cultures and traditions, which are really worth noting. As we trek closer to the EBC, we can also visit Sagarmatha National Park, where we can explore some rare and endangered flora and fauna. By following the deep forest of rhododendron, birch trees with colorful villages, where you will be amazed to experience the warm hospitality of Sherpa People. The further trek will take us to the Everest Base Camp, where you can stand on the top of the world and appreciate the gorgeousness of the Everest. After exploration, you will return back to Kathmandu by following the familiar route.

The best seasons for Luxurious EBC Trek

Spring and Autumn seasons are the ideal seasons for Everest Base Camp short trek in Nepal. In these seasons, the weather and temperature are quite fine as compared to another season in Nepal, where travelers can have striking clear Himalayas views in Everest Region. The trekking trail is also quite clear and easy to get the summit. In other seasons, the route of EBC is filled with heavy snowfall and rains in the higher altitude, which will make trek quite difficult, where trekkers may suffer the problem of slippery also it will be difficult to find a clear way. In these seasons, the weather and temperature are also fine to trek. Also, these weathers are less likely to affect the flight to/ from Lukla.

Short Itinerary of Everest Base Camp Trek

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft)

Day 02: Fly to Lukla from Kathmandu and trek to Phakding (2,651m/8,700ft): 8km, 3 – 4 hours trek

Day 03: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,438m/11,280 ft): 11km, 5 – 6 hours

Day 04: Acclimatization Day, make the short hike and explore Namche Bazaar: (3,440m/11,284ft)

Day 05: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,870m/12,694ft): 10km, 5 – 6 hours

Day 06: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360 m/14,300 ft): 9km, 5 – 6 hours

Day 07: Rest Day at Dingboche: Acclimatization

Day 08: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4940 m/16,207 ft): 7km, 5-6 hours Trek from

Day 10: Trek from Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar (5,545m/18,192ft) to Pheriche (4,288m/14,070ft): 16km, 7-8 hours

Day 11: Trek from Pheriche to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,280 ft): 20km, 6 – 7 hours

Day 12: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,860m/9,186ft): 19km, 6 – 7 hours

Day 13: Fly back to Kathmandu

Day 14: Final departure to your destination.

Trek Highlights of Everest Base Camp Short Trek

  • Experience lifetime adventurous and explore the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest.
  • Enjoy Superb views of the world’s highest peak {Mt. Everest} Amadablam, Makalu, Nuptse, Thamserku, Lhotse, and other vicinity and explore Khumbu icefall.
  • Explore Sherpa settlement and encounter with their unique culture and tradition.
  • Follow several ups and down trail to the Mount Everest Base camp.
  • Incredible flight experience to the Everest region with the amazing Himalayan views.
  • Explore ancient Tengboche monastery, the oldest monastery in the region.
  • Sightseeing tour in historical UNESCO world cultural heritage sites of Kathmandu Valley.