Everest Base Camp Trekking

The tallest Mountain Peak in the world- Mount Everest is a natural wonder that is magnificent in its glory. First climbed by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa in 1953, Mount Everest is also referred to as “the Head of the Sky” and the “Goddess Mother of the World”. The most popular trekking adventure in the entire world- the Everest Base Camp Trek, is one of the most exciting and splendid trekking experiences on the planet. Comprising of all of the best natural and cultural elements of the beautiful Khumbu region of Nepal, the Everest Base Camp Trek presents views of mountain peaks contrasting marvelously with the terrains, along with far-flung settlements and ethnic villages. Its immense popularity and amazing sites and settings have made the trekking journey a must-do for many travelers all over the world. Upon reaching the Base Camp of Mount Everest, the sense of profound accomplishment grips trekkers in massive waves. Trekking along the famous trail through well-known villages and mountain towns like Namche Bazaar and Tengboche makes the Everest Base Camp Trek have both mental and physical challenges that makes the journey one of the best experiences of one’s life.

Begin your journey from Kathmandu with a scenic flight to Lukla. The flight to Lukla is like an adventure in itself because of the experience of flying in an airplane that goes around mountain cliffs and forested hills, proving aerial views of the landscape below. Follow the path through the beautiful Sagarmatha National Park and visit the commercial hub of the Khumbu region- Namche Bazaar. Situated on a side of a mountain, Namche Bazaar provides gorgeous views of the Thamserku Peak and the Kongdi RI Himal. It also used to be an important trading point for ancient Tibetan and Nepali Traders in ancient times where the trade of goods like salt, textiles and dried meat was done. Hike to the famous Tengboche Monastery at Tengboche- the largest Monastery in Khumbu and also the region’s spiritual centre. The Everest Base Camp Trek lets you embrace and marinate yourself in the prepossessing mountain Himalayan terrain decorated with natural aspects like the Dudh Koshi River and the bloom of Rhododendron flowers. Trek through the Imja River Valley and look at amazing distant sights of mountain peaks like the Lhotse, Nuptse, the Ama Dablam, Tawache and the Kusum Kangraru among many other prominent peaks. The Everest Base Camp Trek is a journey that is filled with encounters with the local Sherpas and the indigenous mountain people. It is a great way to observe and see the day-to-day life of the people in the mountains closely. You also go through the summer valley of Dingboche and can look at magnificent views of the Taboche Peak from there.

Small chaityas, stupas and prayer carvings on Mani-stones line the trekking trail and are often decorated with colorful prayer flags. Lush woodlands and alpine forests cover the lowlands while snow and icefall envelopes the highlands. The Everest Base Camp Trek is a true cornucopia of Himalayan beauty with breath-taking sceneries and environments that are sublime. You can also get glimpses of the region’s faunal life as you trek through the woodlands. Visit the famous vantage point of Kalapatthar, from where the panoramic view of the entire Mount Everest massif is utterly ravishing. Drop by the famous Everest View Hotel- the highest located hotel in the world that presents amazing sights of Mount Everest from all of its windows. The Khumbu Glacier also flows serenely alongside the trail as you approach the base camp. Truly, the Everest Base Camp Trek is full of highlights! Its encompassment of the local Buddhist culture also makes the trekking journey worthwhile.

You can also go for our Everest Base Camp Short Trek if you have less time to spend here, or can opt for doing the Everest Chola Pass Trek if you want an adventure going through High Passes in the remote mountains. Moreover, the Everest Gokyo Lake Trek lets you visit the holy sapphire mountain lakes of Khumbu. Come join us in the wonderful adventure of trekking on one of the most beautiful places on Earth, the likes of which is not found anywhere else!

Itinerary


Day 01 : Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport Kathmandu
Day 02 : Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour and Preparation for the Trek
Day 03 : Fly to Lukla and Trek to Phakding (2652m/8699ft (Walking Distance: 8 KM) Duration: 3 hours
Day 04 : Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11283ft) (Walking Distance: 10-12 KM) Duration: 6 hours
Day 05 : Acclimatization Day - Hike to Everest View Hotel (Walking Distance: 3-4 KM) Duration: 3-4 Hours
Day 06 : Namche to Tengboche (3860m/12660ft) (Walking Distance: 10-11 KM) Duration: 5 Hours
Day 07 : Tengboche to Dingboche (4410m/14464ft) (Walking Distance: 11-12 KM) Duration: 5 Hours
Day 08 : Acclimatization Day - Hike to Nagerjun and return (Walking Distance: 5-6 KM) Duration: 4-5 Hours
Day 09 : Dingboche to Lobuche (4910m/16105ft) (Walking Distance.: 11-12 KM) Duration: 5 Hours
Day 10 : Lobuche - Everest Base Camp (5364m/17594ft) - Gorekshep (Distance: 14-15 KM) Duration: 8 Hours
Day 11 : Gorakshep - Kala Pathar (5545m/18188ft) - Pheriche (4210m/13809ft) (Distance: 13-14 KM) 7 Hours
Day 12 : Pheriche to Namche (3440m/11283ft) (Walking Distance: 14-15 KM)Duration: 7 Hours
Day 13 : Namche to Lukla (2800m/9184ft) (Walking Distance: 18-19 KM) Duration: 7 Hours
Day 14 : Lukla to Kathmandu
Day 15 : Reserve day in Kathmandu
Day 16 : Farewell

 

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