Everest Base Camp Trek is a remarkable trek with the amazing panoramas of the world’s highest peaks. The trail takes you through the beautiful Sherpa villages and you also get a chance to explore the rich culture and lifestyles.
Trekking in Nepal offers you a spectacular experience and no wonder, the trail of the Mount Everest Base Camp Trek is among the most challenging trek in Nepal. The trekking route of Everest Base Camp Trek goes through the beautiful Dudh koshi river, high passes, ancient Buddhist monasteries, and also the magical valleys. Dudh Koshi river also called milk Koshi river. Dudh means milk and koshi means river, Dudh koshi name comes from Nepali word. One of the best summer trek in Himalaya.
This is a challenging journey to the Mount EBC trek of the Earth’s highest mountain, at an altitude of 18,192 ft above sea level. Trekking in Nepal Himalayas is one of the most amazing journeys of Nepal, which also adds an adventurous experience to your journal. The best time to visit Everest base camp trek is during the month of March to May and September to November.
There are many good reasons to leave home for a few days. You can also make Everest Base Camp Trekking videos with the beautiful scenery.
Day 1: Everest Base Camp Trek – Arrival Kathmandu
Arrival at Kathmandu, the largest city of Nepal. You can relax in the beauty of the city and enjoy the spectacular mountains, the beauty of the lakes, temples. You can also experience the sports activity and the full day sightseeing tour of the city. And then prepare yourself for the Everest Base Camp trekking challenges in Nepal.
Day 2: Everest Base Camp Trek – Fly to Lukla, trek to Phakding
Fly to Lukla from Kathmandu, you can get a fantastic view of the vast Himalayan ranges and enjoy the flight journey over the Nepal Himalayas. Once you reach Lukla, enjoy the fantastic beauty of this area and spend the quality time here. The Everest base camp trekking starts from the Lukla to Phakding, you can capture the Kusum-Kangru peak is located in the Khumbu region of the Nepal Himalaya. Kusum- Kangru is also known as the triple summit in the Sherpa language.
As you climb towards Everest base camp trek from Lukla, one can see the outstanding view of the sky touching peaks. The name of the extravagant peaks you can see from there is Nuptse, Cho Oyu and also Lhotse. After a few hours walk, trekkers would reach the beautiful Ghat village through the famous trail and descent to the campsite of the Mount Everest base camp trek. Phakding is a small hamlet lies in the Dudh koshi river valley in the Khumbu region of Nepal.
Day 3: Phakding to Namche Bazaar
From Phakding to Namche Bazar, the trail is more challenging and takes you through the Dudhkoshi river. Once you cross the bridge over the koshi river, follow the steady path through the forest, small villages, tea stalls and also enjoy the scenic beauty around.
Along the trekking trail to Everest base camp, you pass through Sagarmatha National Park. It is home to the beautiful animals like musk deer, red panda and snow leopard. Overnight stay in the guesthouses.
Day 4: Acclimatization Day at Namche Bazaar
Rest day at Namche Bazaar, the amazing campsite of the Everest Base Camp Trek. Similarly, Everest Base Camp Trek is among the best treks for those looking for an adventurous journey.
Namche Bazaar, the campsite of Everest Base camp trek is quite beautiful with the panorama of the surrounding peaks which is treat to your eyes. The fantastic view of the sunset over the high mountain ranges is the highlight of the Everest base camp trek.
Everest Base Camp Trek is the best trekking trail to explore the beauty of the Mt. Everest Peak in Nepal. Trekkers can enjoy the market place here and also spot the spectacular beauty of the Kwangde peak and its other sister peaks to the east with Kusum-Kanguru from the Namche Bazaar. Overstay in the Bamboo Hut.
Day 5: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche
Journey to Tengboche from the Namche Bazaar with the easy trail for the first few hours. Trek to Everest Base camp offers you the most attractive snowy peaks from the top of the Namche Bazaar. After that, the beautiful place at Shanasa welcomes you with the magical beauty around.
The Everest Base camp trekking trail requires the crossing of the Imjatse river at a height of 3250 meters. It involves strenuous descents for an hour. The Mount Everest base camp trekking trail displays most spectacular peak views and religious Buddhist places. Reach, relax and then overnight in the guest house.
Day 6: Tengboche to Dingboche
Trek begins towards Dingboche from Tengboche, along with the forest of fir, birch, rhododendron, and juniper till Deboche. Deboche is located at an altitude of 3,650 meters and is a beautiful place from where you will get an amazing view of the Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse and Mt. Ama Dblam.
Once you reach the Dingboche, the campsite offers the stunning view of the potato, barley fields you may explore the beauty of this place. Reach, relax and overnight stay in the guesthouse.
Day 7: Acclimatization Day at Dingboche
Hidden behind the different types of crop fields, snow-clad mountains and the beauty of this campsite is a paradise in Nepal. Acclimatization day offers enough time to explore the surrounding valleys and also the magical aura in the town.
The fantastic campsite of Everest base camp trek in Nepal. This place showcases many tea stalls around where you can take a sip of tea and heal your aching muscles. Reach, relax and then overnight stay again in guesthouses.
Day 8: Dingboche to Lobuche
The trail goes slightly down towards Pheriche village from Dingboche. There are also beautiful views of the notable peaks like Pokalde, Mt. Tawache and Ama Dablam. After 2 hours easy climb towards Thugla, the trail takes you to the wooden bridge over the river. Thugla is a place where you can relax before making the strenuous trek to Lobuche.
Feel free to sleep in the night and then prepare yourself for the heavenly walk to Everest Base Camp trek. Overnight stay in the guest house.
Day 9: Lobuche to Gorakshep to Everest Base Camp and back to Gorakshep
Altitude: 4940m to 5170m to 5364m
This trail towards Everest Base camp is heavenly with the stupendous view of the high range mountains. Trekkers will get to learn about the adventurous challenges when visiting EBC trek.
A walk through the rocky trail and you can get a chance to see the glacial ponds on the way to Gorakshep. A strenuous walk towards Mount Everest Base Camp Trek and also offers high altitude peaks.
Reach at the top of the Everest Base camp after 7 hours walk, a magical view of the khumbu icefall is a treat to your eyes. It is a great time to explore the spectacular beauty at the height of 5364 meters above sea level. Spend quality time on the top and then back to Gorakshep campsite from the same route.
Day 10: Hike up to Kalapatthar and descend to Pheriche
Altitude: 5645m to 4940m
After breakfast, a few minutes steep ascents start from Gorakshep to Kalapatthar. Enjoy the trail with the views of the small villages and also the view looks more amazing in the morning sunlight.
A steep climb takes you through the easy trail and you reach the top of the Kalapatthar. From here, trekkers get a close view of the Mt. Everest. After that, descend back to Pheriche.
Day 11: Pheriche to Namche Bazaar
From Pheriche to Namche Bazaar, an easy walk offers a pleasant view of the mountains. Once you cross over the bridge, follow the stream till Pheriche Valley.
After that trail descent towards Namche Bazaar, it takes few hours to reach. And then, overnight stay at Namche Bazaar.
Day 12: Namche Bazaar to Phakding to Lukla
Altitude: 2652m to 2800m
Explore the beauty around, enjoy the cuisine and visit the local market, tea huts of Namche Bazaar. An easy trekking trail to Phakding, takes you through the wonderful green trail.
Along with the beauty of Everest Base Camp Trek in Nepal and small streams around which also adds a charm to the trekking trail. This amazing trekking trail finishes at Lukla from where we take a flight the next day to Kathmandu.
Day 13: Lukla to Kathmandu
Fly back to Kathmandu from Lukla, offers the spectacular view of the mountains.
Day 14: Departure Everest Base Camp Trek
Enjoy the last day in Nepal and collect the memories. And then Return back to home.
- Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu Domestic air flight.
- TIMS Card (Trekking information Management system).
- Sagarmatha National Park entry permits.
- Twin Sharing NON AC accommodation during the trek.
- Trekking/Tour guide.
- Trekking Porter.(2 client one porter)
- Visa fee.
- Alcoholic & Beverage item during the trek.
- Additional Trekking Gear.
- Int’l air fare.
- Airport Departure Tax.
- Bar/Laundry & Telephone bill.
- Kathmandu city Accommodation (We may Book room, so need an advance conformation).
- Kathmandu City sightseeing Entrance fee.
- Any nature case expense.
* Down Jacket
* Comfortable Trek Pants 3-4
* Trekking Shoes
* Sun Block for Lips
Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu
Day 2: Kathmandu to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2652 meters)
Day 3: Phakding (2652 meters) to Namche Bazaar (3440 meters)
Day 4: Acclimatization Day at Namche Bazaar
Day 5: Namche Bazaar (3440 meters) to Tengboche (3860 meters)
Day 6: Tengboche (3860 meters) to Dingboche (4360 meters)
Day 7: Acclimatization Day at Dingboche
Day 8: Dingboche (4360 meters) to Lobuche (4940 meters)
Day 9: Lobuche (4940 meters) to Gaorakshep (5170 meters) to EBC (5364 meters) and back to Gorakshep (5170 meters)
Day 10: Hike upto Kalapatthar (5645 meters) and descend to Pheriche (4940 meters)
Day 11: Pheriche (4940 meters) to Namche Bazaar (3440 meters)
Day 12: Namche Bazaar (3440 meters) to Phakding (2652 meters) to Lukla (2800 meters).
Day 13: Lukla to Kathmandu.
Day 14: Departure.