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Everest Base Camp Trek is most selling trekking package among the all trekking to EBC. This Base Camp Trekking is 15 days in total including the arrival and departure to Nepal. For the comfortable trekking without any risk of high altitude sickness, this trekking package gives rest days to acclimatize in high altitudes
Highlights of Everest Base Camp Trek
- Scenic Mountain flight over the Himalayas (Kathmandu- Lukla- Kathmandu)
- Sherpa villages, culture and lifestyle, old monasteries, prayers flags, Prayer wheels
- Exquisite massif (Mount Everest, Pumori, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Nuptse), thrilling view of glacier (Khumbu), sensational trekking trails, high suspension bridges, unexposed flora and fauna en-route
- Panoramic view of sunrise and sunset at the world’s highest peak Mount Everest(8848 m) from Kalapathar (5555 m).
Best Selling Trekking Packages in Everest Region
The Everest Base Camp Trek is our best trekking package in Everest region. It will offers an exciting views of mountain peaks with unique Sherpa culture. The maximum altitude during the trek is 5545m meters at Kalapathar from there you will enjoy the great mountain views in close. Visiting the Everest Base Camp (5380m.) is the high elevation to reach in Everest.
Everest Base Camp Trek Route
EBC trekking starts from Lukla after the 45 minutes scenic flight. The mountain flight from Kathmandu is interesting one. It takes 30 minutes to reach Lukla from Kathmandu to Lukla (Tenzing Hillary Airport). After landing at Lukla airport, trekking starts to reach Phakding. On the route many Sherpa villages and farming lands passes through.
Trekking continues to Namche on next day crossing the Dudhkoshi River and following the bank of the river. Namche is considered as gateway to Mount Everest. Namche Bazaar has a very nice settlement of Sherpa people and trade mark. The trekking goes by many ups and downs by passing village, monasteries, forest, rivers and grazing lands.
Trek continue by passing famous places like Namche Bazaar, Tyangboche (famous monastery), Dingboche, Pheriche, Gorakshep and finally reach to Everest Base Camp. On the next day, ascending to Kalapthar for the great vistas of Himalayan range including Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, Pumori, and other several snowcapped mountain peaks.
Everest Base Camp Location and Fact
Mount Everest (8848m) lies on the border of Nepal and Tibet, the autonomous region of China. The summit of the Mt Everest lies in Nepal while the base of the mountain is in Nepal and Tibet. Nepal side base camp is famous for Everest Base Camp or South Base Camp while Tibet side is called North Base Camp. It is either of two base camp on opposite side of Mount Everest. South Base Camp is in Nepal at an altitude of 5,364 metres (17,598 ft) (28°0′26″N 86°51′34″E), and North Base Camp is in Tibet at 5,150 metres (16,900 ft)(28°8′29″N 86°51′5″E).
South side of the Everest Basecamp is mostly visited by trekkers to EBC and climbers camps for the Everest climbing preparation. The view of Mt Everest is not so good from the base camp, so we climb the Kalapathar hill for the close-up views of Himalayas.
Why Different in Everest Base Camp Trekking Itinerary?
For the Everest BC trekking 65 km on one way is necessary to walk from Lukla. The total length of Everest Base Camp trek is 130km approx. in round. So it takes different time to cross the trekking route for different people. Those who are bounded by time can walk fast and previous experienced trekkers can walk longer time during the day.
On the basis of trekkers time and walking capacity, the trekking length to Everest Base Camp different. Some itineraries with acclimatization days is longer and without are short. So there is no standard trekking itinerary for the Everest Basecamp. Longer days trekking itinerary gives enough time for the acclimatization which is less chance of attitude sickness.
Best Time for Everest Base Camp Trekking
Trekking to Everest is best in March to May and September to Early December. In Nepal, these months falls under the spring and autumn season separately. Trekking in Everest in spring gives clear views of Himalayas with colorful hills of flowering Rhododendron. The days are warm and even in night also not so cold. The dry season is best for walking trail. However strong wind might be problematic.
Autumn season is another best time for trekking. After the rainy season, the days warm enough and less rains. The green hills and farming lands gives wonderful experience. You will feel joy and happy while trekking.
Trekking in winter also possible but if the heavy snow falls, the trekking routes might be closed.
|1||Arrival to TIA airport. Pick up from there then check in to hotel in Kathmandu Upon arrival in Kathmandu.||1440m|
|2||Free Day in Kathmandu Valley or Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley||1440m|
|3||Fly to Lukla, trek to Phakding (2652m)||2652m|
|4||Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3446m)||3446m|
|5||Namche Bazaar (3446m) Acclimatisation Day with rest.||3446m|
|6||Namche Bazaar to Tangboche (4038m) (Trekking: approximately 5 hours)||4038m|
|7||Tangbche to Dingboche (Trekking: approximately 6 hours||4410m|
|8||Dingoche to Lobuche (4930m)||4930m|
|9||Lobuche to GorakShep (5160m)||5160m|
|10||Gorakhshep to Everest Base Camp trek – Gorakhsep (5160m)||5160m|
|11||GorakShep to Kala Patar – Pheriche (4270m)||4270m|
|12||Pheriche to Namche Bazar||3440m|
|13||Namche Bazar to Lukla (2800m)||2800m|
|14||Fly to Lukla – Kathmandu (1360m)||1360m|
|15||Farewell. Transfer to Airport for your home departure.|
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