• Last Updated on Sep 22, 2022

Everest region trek is the dream trekking destination for any trekkers around the globe. Before summiting Everest, a camp is set at the foot of the mountain, which is a Base camp. Everest Base Camp Trek falls under the top trekking spot from where magisterial views of Himalayan peaks can be observed. Base Camp of Everest has two sides: Northern Base Camp of Tibet and Southern Base camp of Nepal. Northern Base Camp from Tibet is situated at the elevation of 5150 meters whereas Southern Base Camp from Nepal is situated at the elevation of 5364 meters. There are 334 base camps in Nepal but Everest Base camp top the most visited and well-admired base camp among all of them.

To climb up to the base camp of Everest requires a top level of fitness sound health and mental condition. Everest base camp trek is rated as the most altitude sickness trekking spot in Nepal. It is a great experience for any trekkers to climb up to the foot of Everest and enjoy the amazing views of panoramic peaks. So in order to fulfill and satisfy the needs of the trekkers, special trekking itinerary packages are created which make it trekkers easy to reach up to base camp. With a reasonable price, an itinerary is designed which makes trekkers feel comfortable and satisfied. Some customized Itinerary are described in a brief:

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5 to 7 Days Everest View Trek (Everest panorama trek)

Everest Panorama trek is ideal for those who do not have enough time to explore the Everest Region of Nepal. Within the span of 5-7 days, trekkers can easily enjoy a glimpse of Everest and other panoramic peaks. Everest panorama trek offers you the best views of the tallest peak of the world and other Himalayan vistas. Trekkers who do not have sound physical health but have the hunger to glimpse the views of Everest are strongly suggested to enjoy this trek. Numerous species of flora and fauna can be explored in Sagarmatha National park. Truly this short trek has everything to offer for trekkers who visit Nepal to experience the Himalayan peaks. Here is the outline Itinerary of this short trek:

Outline Itinerary
Day 01: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla and Trek to Phakding, 2650 m
Day 02: Trek to Namche Bazaar, 3450 m
Day 03: Acclimatization at Namche3850 m
Day 04: Trek from Namche to Tengboche, 3870 m
Day 05: Tengboche to Monjo, 2836 m
Day 06: Monjo to Lukla, 2860 m
Day 07: Fly to Kathmandu from Lukla, 1300 m

If you don't have one week's time then within the period of 5 days you can experience the views of the mountains from Namche. You can customize an Itinerary of your own to 5 days as below:

Day 01: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla and Trek to Phakding, 2650 m
Day 02: Trek to Namche Bazaar, 3450 m
Day 03: Acclimatization at Namche, 3850 m
Day 04: Trek from Namche to Lukla, 2860 m
Day 05: Fly to Kathmandu from Lukla, 1300 m

10 Days Gokyo Lake Trek

Gokyo lake trek in the Everest region is one of the stunning natural wonders of Asia. With five divine lakes and stunning valleys, Gokyo lake is the topmost wandering trekking spot in Nepal. There are 5 famous holy lakes in Gokyo among them 3 the lakes can be experienced while trekking to Gokyo Ri at the elevation of 5757 m, from where glittering scenic views can be seen. Trek to Gokyo lake trek offers spectacular views of famous panoramic peaks such as Mt. Everest 8848 m, Lhotse, Mt. Makalu 8482 m, and Mt. Cho-Oyu 8200, and more importantly, all of them are above 8000 m. Though this trek is not up to EBC the views of Everest from Gokyoriis are magnificent. Gokyo Ri may not be as famous as Kalapathar to enjoy the 360-degree views of Mt. Everest but Gokyo Ri is not far away to reward the best views. The outline Itinerary of this trek is mentioned below

Gokyo lake trek

Outline Itinerary
Day 01: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla and Trek to Phakding, 2650 m
Day 02: Trek to Namche Bazaar, 3450 m
Day 03: Acclimatization at Namche, 3850 m
Day 04: Namche to Dole, 4038 m
Day 05: Dole to Machhermo, 4470 m
Day 06: Machhermo to Gokyo, 4700 m
Day 07: Trek to Gokyo Ri and trek down to Dole, 4038 m
Day 08: Dole to Monjo, 2836 m
Day 09: Monjo to Lukla, 2860 m
Day 10: Fly to Kathmandu from Lukla, 1300 m

12 Days Everest Base Camp trek

12 days Everest base camp trek in the classic route to Everest Base camp is one of the best opportunities for those who want to explore the Everest region of the Himalayan ranges. It is a dream for any trekker to stand tall at the foot of the world’s tallest peaks and explore the ice falls and glaciers. To complete this 12 days trek to EBC, trekkers must be fit and fine physically and mentally. Trekkers should have climbing experience of 400meteres to 600 meters a day. The trail is filled full of scenic beauty and the best views of famous panoramic peaks. This 12 days Everest base camp trek itinerary would be fit for any trekkers who are eager to experience the Khumbu region of Everest.

Outline Itinerary
Day 01: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla and Trek to Phakding
Day 02: Trek to Namche Bazaar, 3450 m
Day 03: Acclimatization at Namche, 3850m
Day 04: Namche to Tengboche, 3867 m
Day 05: Tengboche to Dingboche, 4413 m
Day 06: Rest day at Dingboche, 5000 m
Day 07: Dingboche to Lobuche, 4930 m
Day 08: Lobuche to Gorakshep to Everest Base Camp, 5250 m
Day 09: Gorakshep to Kala Patthar to Pheriche, 4370 m
Day 10: Pheriche to Namche Bazaar, 3450 m
Day 11: Namche to Lukla, 2860 m
Day 12: Fly back to Kathmandu from Lukla, 1300 m

14 Days Everest Base Camp Trek

12 days itinerary trek are most among the trekkers to trek to EBC but 14 Days Everest Base Camp trek is perfect for those who want to hike or trek but does not have any previous climbing experience. The intention behind trekking to EBC in 14 days is to avoid altitude sickness. More days can give chance to acclimatize to higher altitudes which helps to prevent altitude sickness as soon as possible. A minimum of 600 m have to be hiked in a day but to trek, to EBC it may require to change 1500 meters just a day. So some trekkers may not have the capacity to adopt the change in altitude. As trekkers climb higher, they gain more altitude and there is a probability of getting altitude sickness. Focusing and concerned about the trekkers' health this 14 days trek itinerary is arranged which is highly recommended for trekkers all around the world.

Outline Itinerary
Day 01: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla and trek to Phakding, 2650 m
Day 02: Phakding to Namche Bazaar, 3450 m
Day 03: Acclimatization at Namche and hike to Syangboche, 3850 m
Day 04: Acclimatization and hike to Thame, 3750 m
Day 05: Namche to Tengboche, 3867 m
Day 06: Tengboche to Dingboche, 4413 m
Day 07: Rest day at Dingboche and hike to Chukung or Nagarjun hill, 5000 m
Day 08: Acclimatization and hike to Island Base Camp of Chukung, 5087 m
Day 09: Dingboche to Lobuche, 4930 m
Day 10: Lobuche to Gorakshep to Everest Base Camp, 5250 m
Day 11: Gorakshep to Kalaoathhar to Pheriche, 4370 m
Day 12: Pheriche to Namche, 3450 m
Day 13: Namche to Lukla, 2860 m
Day 14: Fly back to Kathmandu from Lukla, 1300 m

16-18 Days Gokyo Everest base camp trek

This optional route to EBC via the Gokyo Chola pass trek makes the EBC trek even more adventurous. Trekking in off-beaten trails via Gokyo and Chola pass can be one of the unforgettable moment for any trekker. Gokyo is one of the most scenic trails of Nepal but to reach EBC and explore the Himalayan vistas including Everest is the main goal for any trekkers. This option via Chola pass and Gokyo valley is the best way to experience the adventure as you can experience the number of freshwater lake systems in Gokyo along with stunning valleys. It takes about 16-18 days of an itinerary to reach EBC via the trail of Chola pass and Gokyo valley. Chola pass is the shortest high pass that links Gokyo valley and Everest Valley. Having an elevation of 5400 m Chola pass is composed of mainly ice and snow. From this pass jaw-dropping views of two gigantic peaks, Mt. Everest and Mt. AmaDablam can be witnessed. Kala Patthar is another best viewpoint of Mountain peaks. From this point, 360-degree views of Mt. Pumori, Mt. AmaDablam, M. Nuptse, Mt. Everest, and many more ranges can be seen. So here is the special itinerary arranged for this 16-18 day EBC trek via Gokyo.

Everest base camp vis gokyo lake

Outline Itinerary
Day 01: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla and Trek to Phakding, 2650 m
Day 02: Trek to Namche Bazaar, 3450 m
Day 03: Acclimatization at Namche, 3850 m
Day 04: Namche to Dole, 4038 m
Day 05: Dole to Machhermo, 4470 m
Day 06: Rest day at Machhermo, 4470 m
Day 07: Machhermo to Gokyo, 4700 m
Day 08: Gokyo to 4th lake and return to Gokyo, 4700 m
Day 09: Trek to Gokyo Ri and descend down to Thaknak, 4366 m
Day 10: Thanks to Dzongla via Chola pass, 4830 m
Day 11: Dzongla to Lobuche, 4930 m
Day 12: Lobuche to Gorakshep to EBC, 5250 m
Day 13: Gorakshep to Kala Patthar to Pheriche, 4370 m
Day 14: Pheriche to Tengboche, 3867 m
Day 15: Tengboche to ManjoJorsale, 2836 m
Day 16: ManjoJorsale to Lukla, 2860 m
Day 17: Fly back to Kathmandu from Lukla, 1300 m
This 17 days itinerary is best and enough for experienced trekkers, but adding 1 more day and having more rest days may help you from preventing altitude sickness. So 18 days trekking itinerary is recommended.

20 Days Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek

Another even more adventurous option in here. In most of the itineraries first step of the trek begins with a flight to Lukla from Kathmandu but in this itinerary trail goes through Jiri. Through the same route if Jiri legendry climbers Hillary and Tenzing had ascended Mt. Everest. The trail is ornamented by natural beauty and offers the best views of peaks along with an experience of the unique culture of the Everest region. The starting point of the Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek trek is Shivalaya which you have to reach by local bus. It takes about 8 days to reach speaking while in other itineraries within a span of 2 days trekkers could reach Phakding. This trek via Jiri is very challenging and physically demanding so very experienced trekkers can follow this itinerary and can experience the colorful culture and people of Nepal. Trekkers can experience dazzling views of famous peaks like Mt. Everest, Mt. AmaDablam, and many more ranges. The sample outline itinerary of this trek is given below:

Jiri to everest base camp trek

Outline Itinerary
Day 01: Kathmandu to Shivalaya via Jiri by local bus or private vehicle 1800 m
Day 02: Shivalata to Bhandar 2200 m
Day 03: Bhandar to Sete, 2575 m
Day 04: Sete to Junbesi, 2700 m
Day 05: Acclimatization at Jun Besi, 2700 m
Day 06: Jun Besi to Nunthala, 2220 m
Day 07: Nunthala to Bupsa, 2100 m
Day 08: Bupsa to Surke, 2300 m
Day 09: Surke to Phakding, 2650 m
Day 10: Phakding to Namche Bazaar, 3450 m
Day 11: Acclimatization at Namche, 3450 m
Day 12: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche, 3867 m
Day 13: Tengboche to Dingboche, 4413 m
Day 14: Rest day at Dingboche, 5000 m
Day 15: Dingboche to Lobuche, 4930 m
Day 16: Lobuche to Gorakshep to EBC 5250 m
Day 17: Gorakshep to Kalapthaar to Pheriche, 4370 m
Day 18: Pheriche-Pangboche-Tengboche-Namche Bazaar, 3450 m
Day 19: Namche Bazaar to Lukla, 2860 m
Day 20: Fly to Kathmandu from Lukla. 1300 m

Dipak Sapkota

Namaste This is me Dipak Sapkota Born in the mid-west part of Nepal called Dhading district Ganesh Himal region. I want to personally thank you for visiting my blog. My experience includes over 15 years of traveling and trekking in Nepal. I want to share my experience with you and help you to accomplish your goals. As an Adventure, I understand the stress and excitement that coincide with travel.

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