EVEREST BASE CAMP TREK (11-16 DAYS)

Trek to the world's highest mountain

Maximum elevation 5545m

Difficulty: Moderate

Accommodation -: Tea house/ Lodge Homestay

Start /End point :- Kathmandu and Lukla

Season: March to May and September to December

Culture: Sherpa

 

The Everest Base Camp (EBC) trek is one of the most beautiful as well as the most famous journey in Nepal, where travellers experience the natural beauty of the Himalayas together with the thrill of following in the footsteps of the greatest mountain expeditions in history.

 

The Everest Base camp trek is a total walking distance of 69 kilometres from Lukla to EBC and back to Lukla taking 13 days. The trek leads through the varied landscapes of the Khumba region with green pine forests and the pure natural splendor of the world's’ highest mountains including the 8000m peaks of Everest, Makalu, Cho-yu and Lhotse as well as many other great Nepalese mountains such as Kusum Kanguru, Ama Dablam, Pumori, Thamserku. The Khumbu people of the region are Buddhist and we pass many monasteries on route, both old and new.

 

The Everest Base Camp trek begins a flight of 40 minutes from Kathmandu to Lukla offering an amazing and close-up view of the snow capped mountains of the Himalayas before we start our epic trek towards the first stop at Phakding.

ITINERARY

Day 01 Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla and trek to Phakding at 2610m (4 hrs)

Day 02 Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazar at 3440m (5-6 hrs)

Day 03 Acclimatization day

Day 04 Trek from Namche Bazar to Tengboche 3860m (4-5 hrs)

Day 05 Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche 4110m (5-6 hrs)

Day 06 Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche 4910m (5-6 hrs)

Day 07 Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep 5140m (4/5 hrs)

Day 08 Trek to explore Everest Base Camp at  5364m

Day 09 Trek from Gorakshep to Pheriche 4240m (5/6 hrs)

Day 10 Trek from Pheriche to Tengboche 3860m (5/6 hrs)

Day 11 Trek from Tengboche to Namche Bazar 3440m (4/5hrs)

Day 12 Trek from Namche Bazar to Lukla 2840m (6 hrs)

Day 13 Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu