Everest Base Camp Trek
Sightseeing, Trekking, Hiking
Min 02 pax
||All meals during trek and breakfast in Kathmandu
||Stone Built Houses (Tea House)
takes you to the pinnacle of the massive range of snow-capped peaks, Mount Everest
, which has fulfilled the appetite of adventure seekers and mountaineers alike. Follow the footsteps of legendary mountaineers and Everest’s first climbers, Tenzing Norgay
and Sir Edmund Hillary
, and explore the scenic landscape with lush, rhododendron lined gorges, wide glacial valleys, unique rural landscape and settlements, ancient monasteries, high altitude snow-capped passes and sweeping panoramic vistas of Himalayas as you reach the Khumbu Valley
and the base of Everest. Join Everest Base Camp Trek for the life-changing experience as you experience the contrasts and diversity in cultural and historical heritage, natural scenery, flora and fauna, cuisines and village life.
The trek begins after you reach to the gateway of this beautiful valley, the scenic hill town of Lukla.
The trail takes you downhill to the perennial and mighty Dudh Koshi River and through the farming villages, across suspension bridges, monasteries, pass Mani walls, prayer wheels, and tea houses before climbing back to the village of Phakding
. Ahead in the trail, you have other villages, waterfalls and suspension bridges as you reach to the vertiginous bridge at Larja Dovan, the confluence of two mighty rivers, namely Bhote Koshi River and Dudh Koshi River. The slog up to the Namche Bazaar
, the unofficial Sherpa capital of Khumbu region, is the most exhausting but spectacular days on this trek. After reaching Namche Bazaar through the switchback ascent through the pine forest and acclimatizing there for a day, trekkers further head on towards the religious hubs of Tengboche
and Pangboche through forests, stone steps, past water-driven prayer wheels and beautiful scene of the peaks. Each of these villages has ancient monasteries with intricate paintings, magnificent and scenic forests and mountain views as well as well preserved cultural heritage, festivals, and rituals. Dingboche
is the next destination, the last permanent settlement in the trail from Tengboche, after which trekkers enter into the glacial moraine from the alpine grassland and trek through the lunar landscape of Khumbu Glacier to reach Lobuche
. Walking on the rocky moraine, dodging the crevasses and witnessing the ice pinnacles, you shall reach to the Everest Base Camp to the south of infamous Everest Ice-fall, through Gorakshep
. Detour up to the Kala Patthar
, the iconic views of the mighty Everest and other neighboring peaks before heading back to the Khumbu valley to Namche Bazaar. Exiting the Sagarmatha National Park at Manjo village and flying to Kathmandu the next day from Lukla the Everest Base Camp Trek shall come to an end.
Trek to Everest Base Camp, one of the most iconic trekking adventures in the Himalayan nation of Nepal, is a moderately strenuous trek. The grandeur of Himalayas can be very well felt in this trek which is best preferred from March to May and September to December. Have a reasonable level of fitness for trekking into the vicinity of Everest and make sure you have mental endurance to continue trekking for an average of 5-6 hours on hilly terrain. Join the team of Himalayan Holyland Treks & Expedition Pvt. Ltd.
for professional and quality service, carefully planned itinerary and experienced crew members. Experience nature in this trek and have the memories of your life!
Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu airport (1350m) and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Half day sightseeing and detail briefing about the trek.
Day 03: Kathmandu to Lukla – 2700m, (30min flight), walk to Phakding (2650), 3 hrs.
Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m), 6 hrs.
Day 05: Rest day in Namche Bazaar for the acclimatization.
Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3860m), 5 hrs.
Day 07: Tengboche to Dingboche (4400m), 5 hrs.
Day 08: Dingboche to Lobuche (4910m), 4 hrs.
Day 09: Laboche to Gorakshep (5150m), 3.5 hrs. & EBC hike-overnight Gorakshep.
Day 10: Early morning hike to Kalapathar (5550m) viewpoint, 3hrs. & come to Lobuche (4910m), 2.5 hrs.
Day 11: Laboche to Tengboche (3860m), 5.5 hrs.
Day 12: Tengboche to Manjo (2835m), 6 hrs.
Day 13: Manjo to Lukla (2700m), Approx. 5hrs.
Day 14: Lukla to Kathmandu flight (30min) & farewell dinner.
Day 15: Final departure day to your destination.