Everest Base Camp Trekking

Everest Base Camp Trekking

Everest Base Camp Trekking is one of the most famous trekking destinations for adventure-seekers in Nepal. The Everest Base Camp Trekking is also referred to as Everest Base Camp –Kala Patthar Trek as the EBC Trek goes through the Kala Patthar region of the Everest. While the Everest Base Camp Trek offers a great opportunity to witness the world’s tallest mountain peak Mount Everest from a very close distance, the trek is also equally adventurous. The major highlights of the Everest Base Camp Trek are Namche Bazaar, popular region of Kala Patthar and the Everest Base Camp itself. Everest Base Camp Trekking traverses through the majestic looking mountains clad with snow, colorful monasteries, the famous Namche Bazaar and the conserved region of the Sagarmatha National Park. This also provides one with the opportunity of viewing at the Mountain Everest, world’s tallest mountain peak, from incredibly close distance.
The trek begins from Kathmandu with a flight to Lukla or the Tenzing-Hillary Airport. Flight to Lukla itself can be no less than an adventure as the airport is enlisted as the most dangerous airport in the world, by virtue of the location, altitude and topography. The real Everest Base Camp Trek commences from Lukla, when you start your trek to Namche and the Base Camp crossing many Sherpa villages and settlement areas on the way. Another feature of the Everest Base Camp Trek is the opportunity to visit Gokyo Valley, the Gokyo-Ri or the peak and the beautiful Gokyo Lake. Gokyo is one of the most beautiful villages in the Khumbhu region of Everest. Also, the popular Cho-La Pass lies along the Everest Base Camp Trek which offers great views of the mountains including the all famous Everest.
The total cost for the trip or the tour depends on several factors as per your convenience. The preferred type of accommodation in Kathmandu or Pokhara makes a difference in the totality of the cost (budget to 5 star accommodations). The chosen mode of transport also affects the cost of your package, for example the prices may vary widely from flight compared to private car / van, tourist or local buses. The number of guides and porters too affect the total cost of your trip. For these reasons the same route / tour price may vary considerably. If you want any further information regarding price then you can also visit our official site.

Outline itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Day 03: Flight to Luka, trek to Phakding (2652 m)
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m)
Day 05: Acclimatization in Namche (3440m)
Day 06: Trek to Tengboche (3867m)
Day 07: Trek to Dingboche (4360m)
Day 08: Rest day in Dingboche for acclimatization (4360m)
Day 09: Trek to Lobuche (4940m)
Day 10: Trek to Gorak Shep (5170m) to Everest Base Camp (5364m), back to Gorak Shep
Day 11: Trek to Kala Patthar (5545m), back to Pheriche (4280 m)
Day 12: Trek to Namche Bazaar via Tengboche
Day 13: Back to Lukla (2850 m)
Day 14: Flight to Kathmandu from Lukla
Day 15: Departure from Kathmandu!

Day 01–Arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu
Our team members will welcome you at the Airport and you will then be ushered to the Hotel. Our travel representatives will explain briefly about the travel itinerary upon Airport arrival. Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
On the second day, you will be taken out for an excursion to some of the chief sites in and around Kathmandu. Visits include temples of Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath and Bauddhanath and Durbar squares of Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur. Most of these sites are enlisted by UNESCO in its World Heritage list and it will be a wonderful moment for the foreigners visiting the artistic monuments and temples spanning over a period of more than centuries.

Day 03: Flight to Luka, trek to Phakding (2652m) 3-4 hrs
After 40 minute of scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, you will trek to Phakding. Everest Base Camp Trek begins at Lukla and follows Phakding, which takes approximately 3 – 4 hours. Along the way, you can have a view of Mount Nupla (5885m), Kusum Kangaru (6367m) and the Cordillera de Monte Kwongde. Overnight stay at a guesthouse in Phakding.

Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m) 6 hrs
Starting from a slight rise to Jhorsalle, the trail passes waterfalls and other cultural and natural attractions. During the day, you will be passing through the Sherpa villages viewing magnificent forests. Rhododendron trees, magnolias and giant firs provide a stunning backdrop to this part of the walk. En route you will be rewarded with their first glimpse of Kusum Kangru (6369m) Thamserku (6608m) Everest (8,848 m) and Nuptse (7879 m). Weather permitting, a steep climb up the beautiful village of Namche Bazaar (3440m) which will produce more spectacular views and a comfortable place to spend the second night of the walk. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 05: Acclimatization day in Namche (3440m) 
Acclimatization is important before proceeding to a higher elevation. It is therefore recommended that you should take a short day’s hike to Thame, Khunde, Khumjung or up to the Everest View Hotel so that it provides a very near image of Mount Everest. You can even relax and explore the culture of Sherpa in Namche. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 06: Trek to Tengboche (3867m) 5-6 hrs
From Phungithanga, you will find the trail passing through the forests where you find musk deer and other animals. Tengboche is situated on a saddle at 3870m, surrounded by a clear dwarf fires and Rhododendrons. Kwongde (6187m), Tawache (6542 m), Everest (8,848 m), Nuptse (7855m), Lhotse (8618m), Ama Dablam (6856m), Thamserku (6608m) offers an inspiring panorama of gigantic Himalayan. You will be visiting the Tengboche Buddhist Monastery which is considered as the largest monastery in the Khumbu region. Overnight stay at a tented camp.

Day 07: Trek to Dingboche (4360m) 5-6 hrs
In the morning you can have the spectacular views of the mountain and monastery in Tengboche. You will put most of the morning in the Imjatse Khola through the birches conifers and Rhododendrons. By following the river to the North, the path goes through several walls chortens and peanuts along with the small villages. On the way you can have the best view of Amadablam. After arriving in Dingboche, you can enjoy the beautiful array of fields surrounded by stone walls aiming to protect barley, buckwheat, potatoes and Island Peak are the beautiful and great views from Dingboche. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 08: Rest day in Dingboche for acclimatization (4360m)
On the 8th day you will be climbing back down rather than just resting in the height. You can go for a short walk of 400 meters, ascending Nangkartshang Gompa in the North of the range, Dingboche from Nangkartshang which offers good scenic view. Makalau (8463 m), alternatively can follow an epic trail along the Imja Khola to Chhukung which may be longer walk taking 4-5 hours. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 09: Trek to Lobuche (4940m) 
On the 9th day you will continue your trip through the Alpine region Dingboche high concluded Luboche. On the way to Lobuche, you have to cross the frozen river in Thukla glacier and climb up the hill to watch the magnificent views of the Cholatse, Lobuche, Nuptse and Pumori. Overnight stay in a tented camp.

Day 10: Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5170m), trek to Everest Base Camp (5364m) back to Gorakshep 7-8 hrs
In the first section of trek you will start from Lobuche following the narrow space between the moraine of the glacier and the wall, then cross the tributary mountain glaciers to reach the dry lake bed known as Gokrak Shep. You will stop for lunch at the Gorak Shep, then walked to the base camp of Everest and explore the area which is famous for the many climbing expeditions up to the Mount Everest. The Base Camp area provides an opportunity to experience the rigors of freezing and brave climbers to the summit of this famous mountain. After exploring the Everest Base Camp, trekking you will be trekking back to Gorak Shep. Overnight stay at a tented camp.

Day 11: Trekking to Kala Patthar (5545m), back to Pheriche (4280m) 7-8 hrs
You will leave early tomorrow morning on the 11th day and as the weather is also bright and clear most of the time in the morning, it happens to be the best time to climb the Kala Patthar and is the highlight of the trip. You will be rewarded with the points of viewing 360 degrees spectacular views of Mount Everest and surrounding mountains. After returning to Gorak Shep, you will have breakfast which is followed by a gradual descent to Pheriche where you will stay for the rest for the night in a guesthouse.

Day 12: Trek to Namche Bazaar via Tengboche 6-7 hrs

You will walk along the hillside covered with Rhododendrons and junipers on the 12th day of the itinerary. If it is spring, you will be enchanted with pink and red flowers of rhododendron flames around you. From Tengboche, the trail drops to Phunki Thanga passing through pine forests and also encompasses along with the opportunity to see wildlife such as mountain goats, snow Leopard and colorful pheasants. After about seven hours of hiking, you will reach Namche in the evening. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 13: Back to Lukla (2850m)
Today, the trail descends steeply down before crossing the suspension bridge over Dudh Koshi River. From here, the trail becomes more plain and natural. Although the forests of Rhododendron and Pine trees along with the view of the snow peak distance traveled before reaching Phakding. After taking lunch you will be continuing the trek to Lukla. The last night with this crew trek is will be memorable. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Day 14: Flight to Kathmandu from Lukla
On the last day you will be thanking to the porters, who were the part of trekking. From Lukla you will take one-hour flight back to Kathmandu. If the flight is on schedule, it is likely to be back at the hotel before noon and you can have a good shower and rest in the afternoon. You will then rest for the rest of the time at the hotel.

Day 15: Departure from Kathmandu!!
On the last day of the travel itinerary, you will be transferred to the International Airport in Kathmandu from where you will board a flight back to your country. We hope you had a wonderful trekking experience in Nepal and have a safe journey.

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Trekking in Nepal refers to walking at different places that may be either easy walking trail or toughest trekking trail. It is commonly said that there is not any bad weather but the trekking will greatly affected by the dressing styles or so called inappropriate clothing. There are several type o f equipments that are absolutely necessary for the trekking in Nepal. The trekking equipments can be different according to the different types of trekking but will also differ from trekking trail, weather conditions, camping or lodging trekking and so on. The trekking equipments should be carefully observed before going for any types of trekking at Nepal otherwise it may create great problem for the trekkers to enjoy the trekking fully.
Some of the major trekking equipments that are absolutely needed for the trekking in Nepal are as follows.

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