Everest Base Camp Trek in Nepal
Everest Base Camp Trek, a close encounter with the world’s highest mountain
Everest Base Camp Trek in Nepal is not only the most popular Trek but a journey to the foot of the highest mountain in the world, Mt.Everest. In order to save time and energy trekkers usually fly into Lukla from Kathmandu and start the fourteen days everest base camp trek from Lukla. In a period of 14Days one can Trek from Lukla(2840m) to Kalapathar the highest point on the Trek at 5550m to Everest Base Camp at 5364m & return back to Kathmandu.
While in Namche Bazaar the sherpa capital of the Khumbu Region, visit the twin Sherpa Villages of Khundae & Khumjung before proceeding on to Tengboche. On a rest day at Dingboche trek to Chukung Ri or Island Peak Base Camp for incredible views of the Everest Range.
From Gorakshep take a day-hike along the Khumbu Glacier to Everest Base Camp(5,364m/17,598ft) and climb Kala Patthar Peak for panaromic view of Mt.Everest & other Peaks. Surrounded by some of the highest mountains on earth you will bask in this incredible mountain scenery before trekking back to little visited Phortse village to end the trek in Lukla and fly out to Kathmandu.
Moderate to difficult trekking from Lukla(2,805m/9,202ft) to Everest Base Camp(5364m/17,593ft) with optional day hikes to Kalapathar(5550m/18,208ft). Accommodations are provided in comfortable lodges run by the Sherpa families. Participants carry their back pack only and walk at their own pace.
Climate: Days are normally warm. Nights can at times be (general) very cold and in winter even below the freezing point. Monsoon showers in summer (heaviest in July, August) and sometimes even in spring and autumn.
Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary
Day 01: Fly Kathmandu to Lukla(2800m). Trek to Phakding(2625m/8Km-3Hrs). Lodge.
Day 02: Trek to Namche Bazaar(3440m/12Km-5Hrs). Lodge.
Day 03: Rest and acclimatization day with optional hikes to Khunde Khumjung. Lodge.
Day 04: Trek to Thyangboche Monastery(3860m/12Km-6Hrs). Lodge.
Day 05: Trek to Dingboche(4410m/11Km-6Hrs). Lodge.
Day 06: Rest and acclimatization day at Dingboche. Optional hike to Chukung(4730m/8Km-5Hrs).
Day 07 : Trek to Lobuche(4910m/9Km-5Hrs).Lodge.
Day 08: Trek to Gorakshep. Continue Trek up the Khumbu Glacier to Everest Base Camp(5364m/15 kms). Return to Gorakshep for overnight(5140m)Total 8-9 hours.
Day 09: Morning climb to Kala Pathar(5550m) for panoramic views of Mt.Everest & Khumbu Glacier(6kms/4hours return). Afternoon return trek to Pheriche(4240m/10kms-5hours). Lodge.
Day 10: Trek to Phortse Village(3680m/10Km/5Hrs). Lodge.
Day 11: Trek to Namche(3440m/14Km-6Hrs).
Day 12: Trek to Monjo (2835m/8Km/3Hrs). Lodge
Day 13: Trek to Lukla(2800m/16Km/6Hrs). Lodge.
Day 14: Fly Lukla to Kathmandu. End of Everest Base Camp Trek.
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Our trek price includes basic rooms in local trekkers lodges which have simple 2 bedded rooms with common toilets / showers. In some places like Lukla, Namche Bazaar and Kumjung some newly upgraded lodges have rooms with attached toilets-showers but this will cost extra (about US$ 20-30 per room per night). Some lodges now offer even better rooms but can cost even more.
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