Major Attractions of Everest Base Camp Trek
Everest Base Camp itself is a wonderland. Besides, we can observe Lukla Airport, Tengboche Monastery, Khumbu Glacier, Kalapather, Sherpa villages, and many more.
It’s the most dangerous, higher altitude airport in the world. The airport consists of only one runway, which makes it look scary. Usually, the traveler feels scared and adventurous when they reach Lukla Airport. The Airport built by Tenzing Hillary and his team is for easiness to all the trekkers to the Everest region of Nepal
Words aren’t enough to explain the Namche Bazaar. The area is full of traditional houses, traders, forest areas, flowers, birds, and especially mountain ranges. People from higher elevations come down to Namche Bazaar to buy the raw materials for their tea houses and lodges.
Another stopping point on the Everest Base Camp Trek is the Tengboche monastery. The monastery is the viewpoint for Mt. AmaDablam, ImjaKhola, camping area, and many more. High hills and forest areas surround it.
Everest Base Camp and Kalapather
Trekking to the Everest region is incomplete without going to the Everest Base Camp (5,364 m). It’s breathtaking, exciting, and horrible getting into EBC. It can be your life’s most memorable time. The camp is the viewpoint of Mt. Lhotse, Mt. AmaDablam, Mt. Nuptse, and many more.
Kalapather is the hill located just in front of Mt. Everest. It’s the final destination for the Everest Base Camp trek where you can observe Mt. Everest in front of your naked eyes.
12 Days Everest Base Camp Trek Detailed Itinerary
Day 01: Fly to Lukla (35 min/2,800 m) from Kathmandu and trek to Phakding
Everest Base Camp trek starts with the 35-minutes flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. The flight is an all-encompassing rush with an aeronautical perspective on snow crests east of Kathmandu. The arrival in the Lukla is calm as it is a single runway, roosted on the highest point of the soak slope. The freshness noticeable all around and the encompassing of lofty mountains from the entire first day is the thing that makes this trek exceptional. The day's walk is delicate along the mountainside intersection couple of suspension spans. The holy mountain Khumbila shows up toward the finish of the valley. Remember to take a little break at Ghat town which offers a superb perspective on Kusum Kanguru 6,367 m. The trail at that point continuously plunges to Phakding town.
Day 02: Trek 6 hrs to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m)
We will head upstream DhudKoshi Waterway climbing bit by bit. Following thirty minutes of strolling, the perspective on Thamsherku shows up approaching a separation. The flat trail swings all over and crosses the waterway on suspension connect a few times. After around two hours of walk, we touch base at the little settlement of Jorsale with a couple of teahouses and the national park section post. The trail twists further north to the conjunction of DhudKoshi and Bhotekoshi and traverses to one of the new suspensions. Move for around 2 hours through the woodland of Cedar, Pine, and Rhododendron timberland to Namche Bazaar. Even though the ascension is tiring with thin air, the primary perspective on Mt Everest and numerous different pinnacles continue empowering us.
Day 03: Rest day for acclimatization
Namche is the biggest town in the Khumbu area. Its vital position at the entryway to Tibet and the other two valleys to Gokyo and Everest base camp made it a business community for a long time. Tibetans still please the exchange crossing high pass, and the Saturday market supplies edibles from lower valleys. If you are a morning individual, climb 15 minutes to the edge for the all-encompassing perspective on Mt Everest, Amadablam, and different pinnacles. After the climb to the edge top at 3,800 m and appreciate the gala of the mountain vista.
Day 04: Trek to Tengboche religious community (6 hrs/3,800 m)
The trail from Namche bazaar twists along the mountainside for two hours pretty much after the shape. Here we come over the tree line with progressively shrubby vegetation which offers an undisturbed Everest display. From PhortseTenga town, we move down to DhudKoshi Stream and afterward climb again on the opposite side to the ridgetop set apart by Tengboche religious community. The spot offers a standout amongst the best perspectives on the Himalayan hallway with Mt Everest and different pinnacles of the Khumbu district. Tengboche monastery is the most significant religious community of the locals. There are not many cabins around the monastery.
Day 05: Trek to Pheriche (5 hrs/4,200 m)
The trail from Tengboche trips down through the Rhododendron woods to the finish of Debuche town and traverses the suspension connect. Climb all around slowly through Dingboche town to the more open field. We have an exquisite perspective on Amadablam and the Lhotse. Toward the finish of the 5 hrs trek, the trail twists again with one after Imja Waterway towards the east. We proceed towards the east to the field like the valley of Pheriche. The stream is depleting the Khumbu ice sheet that waters the valley.
Day 06: Rest day for acclimatization
The valley at 4,200 m is ideal for one more day of acclimatization. We will take the day simple and do the simple acclimatization stroll to the higher height on its east. The trip could prompt the Nangkartshang Top at 5,083 m that hosts perspective on Mt Makalu ( 8,481 m ), Labuche pinnacle, Amadablam, and numerous different spires. The Guide Post in the town held intrigue chat on height infection at night.
Day 07: Trek to Lobuche
The trail from Pheriche heads as far as possible from the field and after that climbs the rockery to Dhungla with a couple of hotels. The stony ascension proceeds further to the ChupkiLhara set apart by stone cairns, commemorations, and the supplications banners. Starting here we get the central perspective on the snow pinnacles like Pumori and Khumbutse toward the finish of the valley. The trail from here trips down and pursues the moraine of the Khumbu ice sheet. Labuche is a narrow valley with teahouses.
Day 08: Trek to Gorekshep and climb to Everest base camp
The separation of the day's walk is short, yet the height backs most off. It is likewise useful to go gradually for better acclimatization and to appreciate the view. Presently high mountains seem to surround us. We pursue the cold Morane and rockery by the most elevated ice sheet on the planet, the Khumbu icy mass. Gorakshep is just around 2 and a half hours from Labuche. After checking in the room, we will walk further to the Everest base camp toward the finish of the valley. Appreciate seeing the Khumbu Icefall, Pumori, Lhotse, and other stunning pinnacles and stroll back to Gorekshep for night remain.
Day 09: Climb to Kala Patthar and trek back to Tengboche
While we are so near Mt Everest, we will take another early morning climb to Kalapatthar. The vantage purpose of the mountain at 5,550 m offers a very close perspective on Mt Everest, Lhotse, and Pumori with the review of Everest base camp. The side trek takes around 4 hrs to the top and back. Eat and pack to plunge into the valley. We will move down to Pangboche town.
Day 10: Trek back to Namche and further down to Manjo
We will pursue a similar trail down to Tengboche religious community and further to Namche for the night end. The stroll back is as yet a photograph opportunity with a Himalayan view and neighborhood Sherpa's everyday life.
Day 11: Trek back to Lukla
On the last day of the Everest Base Camp Trek, we trek to Lukla. We roam around the place and capture photos. Overnight stay at a standard hotel in Lukla.
Day 12: Fly back to Kathmandu
Early in the morning, we take a flight from Lukla Airport to Kathmandu. The guides will take you to the hotel at Thamel, and you can rest the whole day. Evening time, we have farewell where we sit together, eat, and share the trekking journey.
Everest Base Camp Trek Cost 1350 USD Per Person
- Transportation: Costs related to all airport and hotel transfers. Domestic Flight to Lukla and back to Kathmandu and other local transport
- Accommodation: Basic teahouse accommodation during the trek (Toilet and bathroom will be outside of the room; Deluxe accommodation for one night in Kathmandu Tourist class hotel.
- Meals: 3 meals per day (breakfast, lunch, and dinner, which you can choose from the menu) during the trek; breakfast in Kathmandu
- Documentation: Trekking permit Sagarmatha National Park fee and TIMS Card
- Human assistance: A professional and experienced trekking guide (English-speaking) and one porter for 2 trekkers including all the expenses for the guide and Porter are covered (wages, accommodation, meals, transportation, insurance, etc.)
- Emergency Rescue Service: Should an emergency arise during your trek, we will provide prompt and professional rescue and medical services. However, you must be already insured for such emergencies, and your insurance policy must cover helicopter evacuation. Moreover, you should provide your policy details and authorize us to deal directly with your insurance company on your behalf.
- Complimentary: Farewell dinner in Kathmandu (authentic Nepalese cuisines with the live cultural show).
- Beverage (cold drinks, bottled mineral water, tea/coffee, etc.)
- Any other expenses of personal nature (extra meals, battery charging fees, photography charges, Hot Shower, WiFi, etc.)
- Tips for Guide
- Your travel insurance
- Nepal Visa