Mount Everest Base Camp Trekking is an adventure journey of biodiversity, great view of Mount Everest, AmaDablam, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, Island Peak and other spectacular snow capped peaks with warm hospitality of Tibetan influenced Sherpa ethnic group of Nepal. This is marvelous travel combination of scenic and cultural walks to Mt.Everest Base Camp in Nepal.
Mount Everest has two base camps each of them are on opposite sides of Mount Everest. South Base Camp is in Nepal at an altitude of 5360m and North Base Camp is in Tibet at an altitude of 5150m. Mount Everest Base Camp Trekking means the South Everest Base Camp Trek in Nepal is immensely popular for trekking.
The 14 days trekking to Mount Everest Base Camp is probably the most dramatic and picturesque trek in the Himalaya. Trekking Mount Everest Base Camp is the adventure of a lifetime. Everest is more than a mountain and the walk to Everest Base Camp is more than just a trek, the steps to heaven. Trek to Mount Everest has become a achievable goal now for all people who want to see the tallest mountain in the world Mount Everest lies in Nepal.
Mount Everest Base Camp Trek covers 130km walks from Lukla to Lukla in 14 days, staying at comfort teahouse lodges on way to Everest Base Camp and back to Lukla.The Mount Everest Base Camp Trek is not much difficulty as you consider but only the risk of high altitude sickness. The trail is well marked highway trekking trail to Everest Base Camp. The shortest Itinerary to Mt. Everest Base Camp is 10 days to the longest trek itinerary to Mount Everest Base Camp is 14 days in comfort way trekking to Everest Base Camp.
September, October, November, March, April and May is the best time of year trek to Mount Everest Base Camp although in December,January, February also good time of year trekking to Mount Everest Base Camp but colder. June, July and August is not good time of year for Mt Everest Base Camp Trek in weatherwise and viewwise, few trekkers still go to Mt. Everest Base Camp. Temperature on Everest base camp trek will be -10 degree centigrade before sunrise and can reach upto 18 to 20 degree in the day. Sometimes snow is encountered. Although on trekking season, it ensures good weather. It is advisable to bring good enough trekking equipment like warm clothes for trekking Everest Base Camp. Trekkers need to carry their small day pack with necessary personal items like water bottle, rain jacket, warm jacket and camera gear, and big rucksack/duffle bag is carried by your helpers that you will get back at the next tea house in the end of day.
Mount Everest Base Camp Trek is no more remote now because of the development of technology. You can contact with your dearest and nearest standing at the base camp of world's highest mountain by using 4G internet. Almost every lodges in Everest has wifi, hot shower, telephone with facility of charging camera batteries but it costs additional for this services.
Kalapathar and Mount Everest Base Camp is the final destination of Mount Everest Trek. English speak Trek guide, helper all meals breakfast, lunch and dinner, twin sharing tea house accommodation, TIMS Permit, Everest National Park fee and domestic flight cost are all inclusive on our Mount Everest Base Camp Trekking Package. Our honour to get you back soon if you have any queries for trekking to Mount Everest Base Camp Hike.
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1345m).
On arrival to Nepal, we meet you at Kathmandu airport and transfer to hotel. We wait you at airport with your name so that you would know us easily.
The rest of day in Kathmandu is free for further exploration and some last-minute shopping in Thamel area near by your hotel.
Day 2: Fly to Lukla (2804m) and trek to Phakding (2610 m, 3 hours).
An early morning start drive to airport for 35 minute scenic flight to Lukla (2804m). Meet our porters at Lukla and trek to Phakding (2610m). An easy trekking takes 3/4 hours passing through villages and Mani stones with inscription “OM Mani Padme Hum” means Hail to Jewel in the Lotus.
Day 3: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3444m, 5/6 hours).
Continue trekking for 6 hours following the Dudh Koshi, crossing this majestic river many times on exciting suspension bridges laden with prayer flags. After entering Sagamartha National Park, the trail climbs steeply with breathtaking views. Namche Bazaar known as the Gateway to Everest is home to many quality restaurants, hotels, lodges, shops, money exchanges, internet cafes and bakeries. Namche is one of the biggest villages along the whole Everest trail.
Day 4: Namche Bazaar Acclimatization day.
Spend a day at Namche to acclimatize. A short trek to a museum is celebrating the traditional customs of the Sherpa people and hike up to Syangboche Airport around Everest View Hotel are recommended. From this point, we can see rewarding views of the Himalayas
Day 5: Trek to Tengboche Monastery (3860 m, 5 hours)
The trek continues along the rushing glacial waters of the Dudh Koshi with magnificent views of the mountains to Tyangboche (3860 m) today. The group will be taken to observe a prayer ceremony either in the evening or morning depending on how the day trekking went.
Day 6: Trek to Dingboche (4350m, 5/6 hours).
Trek drops to Debuche, crosses another exciting suspension bridge on the Imja Khola, and climbs to Pangboche amongst thousands of Mani stones. Our uphill trek continues, taking us to Dingboche with its exquisite views of Lhotse, Island Peak, and Ama Dablam. Trek slowly so we avoid getting affected by the altitude.
Day 7: Trek to Chhukung (4710 meters) and trek back to Dingboche.
Today you can enjoy another day for acclimatization. We will have a trip to Chhukung valley via the Imja Khola valley to get a marvelous view of the surrounding mountains, especially Lhotse’s massive south wall, then return to Dingboche in the evening.
Day 8: Trek to Lobuche (4910 m, 5 hours).
Trek continues along the moraine of the Khumbu Glacier and passes by stone memorials for climbers who had died in Everest summits. We continue to climb to Lobuche (4910 m) which is really just a few huts at the foot of giant Lobuche peak. Some breathing problems may arise today due to the altitude.
Day 9: Trek to Everest Base Camp (5365 m) then back to Gorakshep (5180 m, 8 hours).
A big and difficult day walks along the Khumbu Glacier to Everest Base Camp (5365 m), the closest you can get to Mt. Everest without mountaineering equipment. There will be many expedition teams about to attempt the summit. The view of the Khumbu Icefall from Base Camp is spectacular. Trek back to Gorak Shep for the night.
Day 10: Climb up Kalapatthar (5555 m) early in the morning and continue trek down to Periche (4200m, 7hours).
One of the most difficult but rewarding days of Kalapattar trek. Climb up Mt. KalaPatthar (5500m), a small peak. The ascent is demanding but the climber gets the most magnificent mountain panorama of Everest, the highest point of the world at 8848 meters, towers directly ahead and on all sides loom the other giants, Nuptse, Pumori, Chagatse, Lhotse and countless others. Trek quick descent to Gorak Shep, and then trek down to Periche.
Day 11: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3441 m, 5.30 hours).
Take a slightly different route down to Orsho, then to Pangboche village. Leaving mountains behind us, continue trek descent to Namche Bazaar in the afternoon.
Day 12: Trek to Lukla (2804 m, 6 hours).
Return trek to Lukla on the same way we had trekked up, enjoying time to reflect on the trek as a group and the personal achievement of all those who took part and also giving you time to explore the town.
Day 13: Lukla to Kathmandu.
Enjoying your last glimpse of the mountains while taking 35 minute scenic fly back to Kathmandu.
Day 14: Kathmandu Airport.
Final transfers to Kathmandu airport to get your fly to home. The trip ends, your flight departure from Nepal.