For a lifetime of adventure, follow in the footsteps of Sir Edmund Hillary and his guide, Tenzing Norgay—Trek to the top of the world from Lukla, Nepal, to Everest Base Camp and beyond.
Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the most famous trekking trails in the world. It holds much value in the hearts of trekkers and people from different backgrounds. A sacred landmark and source of revenue for locals, a formidable conquest for adventure-seekers, a journey to lose and find yourself for casual trekkers, a utopia of diverse flora and fauna for biologists- the list goes on.
This trek is considered the epitome of Nepal, offering the highest altitude trek in the country and a unique opportunity to witness the magnificent view of Mt. Everest, the highest peak in the world.
The Everest Base camp trek is one of the most popular hikes in the Khumbu region, situated in the lap of the mighty Mt. Everest. The route passes through the Sagarmatha National Park and takes the trekkers to the base camp of Mt. Everest. The views are breathtaking, and the entire region looks like a canvas from a fairy tale.
What do you expect in EBC Trek?
|Trek Duration||14 days|
|Max. Altitude||5545 meters|
Everest Base Camp 14 days itinerary
If you prefer to go to Everest Base Camp, you need to know the variable itineraries. The Everest Base Camp route is expandable according to your needs. If you haven’t enough time to make the classic route, the Everest Base Camp – 12 Days trek will be ideal.
Likewise, the Everest Base Camp Trek routes spread from 10 to the 14-days or even more, including the Everest Base Camp via Island Peak.
No more time, but a keen interest to trek to the Everest Base Camp if you are physically fit, then a short Everest Base Camp Trek – 10 Days would be perfect.
The Everest region has four glacial valleys that expand from the Himalayas to the Tibet border. Similarly, if you wish for more challenging, then 19- days Everest Base Camp Trek via Gokyo Lakes would be ideal.
Are you an adventure enthusiast looking for your next thrilling escapade? Look no further than the Everest Three Pass Trek! The ultimate trekking to the Everest Three Passes Trek is perfect for those who want to explore something new and exciting.
|Days||Destination||Altitude in Meters||Walking in Distance|
|1.||Arrival in Kathmandu||1350|
|3.||Fly to Lukla, then trek to Phakding||2600||3h00|
|9.||Gorakshep (visit EBC 5364 m)||5100||7h00|
|10.||Hike Kalapatthar 5545 m then trek to Pangboche||3900||7h00|
|13.||Fly back to Kathmandu.|
Tailor your holiday with help from a local travel specialist that matches your requirements.
Everest Base Camp Trek Difficulty Level
The route to Everest Base Camp is only about 40 miles long from Lukla, but you’ll gain more than 2,400 meters in altitude. A highly adventurous one since it goes through high altitudes and requires proper acclimatization to prevent health hazards. It is crucial to be in good physical condition for a safe and enjoyable trip and travel slowly up the path to allow your body time to acclimatize to the altitude.
While you don’t have to be an Olympic athlete on the EBC trek, we highly encourage you to enjoy the trip:
- Proper insurance
- The right level of fitness
- Some walking experience in the mountains
You get fitter means the more you enjoy the days of trekking, the less tired you are, and the quicker your body recovers. Of course, getting out in the mountains is the best training possible, but any exercise would be helpful.
The Everest region is the most visited Trek across Nepal. The facilities are handy; also, the lifestyle throughout the journey is fascinating. The folks are honest, helpful, and hospitable, making it a better experience. So, the EBC trek can arrange throughout the year. However, spring and autumn are the best seasons to Trek to Everest Base Camp.
Getting there and away
There are two ways to get to the Everest region. Kathmandu to Jiri or Phaplu by bus is known as a walk-in, followed by 21 days of trekking and 14 days of hiking, known as a fly-in.
We have prepared a detailed guide to the Everest Base Camp trek to showcase the immense beauty of the hike.
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu.
Day 2: Free day in Kathmandu
Day 3: Kathmandu –Lukla (2800m) – Phakding(2600m) 40 minutes by plane and 3h00 walk.
Day 4: Trek to Namche Bazaar. (3440 m) 6h00 walk.
Day 5: Acclimatization day, explore the village.
Day 6: Namche – Tengboche (3860m)
Day 7: Tengboche - Dingboche (4410m)
Day 8: Acclimatization day!
Day 9: Dingboche – Labuche (4900m) 5h00 walk
Day 10: Lobuche – Everest Base Camp (5364m) – Gorakshep (5140m) 7h00 walk.
Day 11: Gorakshep – Kalapattar (5545m) – Pangboche (3900m) 7h00 walk.
Day 12: Pangboche – Namche 6h00 walk
Day 13: Namche – Lukla 7h00 walk.
Day 14: Lukla – Kathmandu (Hotel includes)
Day 15: Free day in Kathmandu (Hotel includes)
Day 16: Final departure.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Kathmandu International Airport|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please depart at least 3 hours before the flight.|
The prices are quoted in US$ dollars and payable in convertible currencies. All published rate on our website is set as low as possible. The Prices may vary at any time due to currency fluctuation, fuel prices, and unforeseen economic circumstances. However, we guarantee our prices which already signed up for your tour. Please consult us for a custom quote.
1. You can enjoy your trek entirely without carrying a heavy backpack.
2. Another is to increase the local communities’ income.
What can I say! Spent 2 weeks with Kumar and HET. Great experience! Myself and Tom Paradis trekked to EBC and had a wonderful trip. I highly recommend Kumar and HET for anyone who wants to experience a trip of a lifetime.
I spent 3 weeks there with Sanu (guide) and it is definitely the most unforgettable experience in my life! The itinerary is well-planned by Himalayan Exploration Treks for different levels of trekkers and minimizes the risk of suffering from the high sick. I had a wonderful time with Sanu. Such a professional guide!
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