The Everest Base Camp Trek, also known as EBC, offers some of its most breathtaking vistas in the Himalayas. In addition to being the core of alpinism, the Trek is a bustling, and fascinating place. The Everest region is well-known for mountaineering as well as hiking. The EBC Trek offers a unique experience; the scenery is beautiful; and the god’s gifts to earth are unparalleled, even for a good cause. Instead, the Everest Base Camp Trek offers the possibility for experienced trekkers to undertake a do-able portion of one of the world’s most iconic climbs.
As we provide you with an ultimate guide to Everest Base Camp Trek, you will discover yet another destination. Other famous highlights of the hiking trails are Makalu, Cho Oyu, Lhotse, and Ama Dablam, beside Mount Everest. The mind-boggling scenes of those mountain ranges in front of your naked eyes make it an unforgettable experience.
What do you expect in EBC Trek?
|Trek Duration||14 days|
|Max. Altitude||5545 meters|
Everest Base Camp 14 days itinerary
There are also available variable itineraries, which you need to know all about the Trek to Everest Base Camp. The Everest Base Camp route is expandable according to your needs. If you haven’t enough time to make the classic route, then 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. It also comprises the magnificent Khumbu icefall; you may not miss the famous Everest Base Camp, whichever route you have chosen. No more time, but a keen interest to visit Everest Base Camp if you are physically fit then short Everest Base Camp Trek – 10 Days would be ideal.
The Everest region consists of four glacial valleys that expand over 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. Likewise, if you would like to explore the Everest region’s off-the-beaten-track, then the Everest Three Pass trek would be perfect.
|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|
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 any 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 EBC trek, we highly encourage you to enjoy the trip:
- Proper insurance
- The right level of fitness
- Some walking experience of the mountains
Basically, you get fitter means, the more you enjoy the days of trekking, the less tired you are, and the quicker your body recovers. The best training possible is to get out in the mountains, 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, the best time to Trek to Everest Base Camp is spring and autumn.
Getting there and away
There are two different options to get to the Everest region. One is Kathmandu to Jiri or Phaplu by bus, commonly known as “walk-in” followed by 21 days of trekking and another is Kathmandu by flights to Lukla followed by 14 days of trekking known as “fly-in”.
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu.
Day 2: Free day in Kathmandu
Day 3: Kathmandu –Lukla (2800m) – Phakding(2600m) 40 minute 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.|
|NOT INCLUDED|| |
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1. You can enjoy your trek entirely without carrying a heavy backpack.
2. Another is to increase the local communities’ income.