Trekking in the Everest region provides the opportunity to follow the footsteps of the legendary Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Sir Edmund Hillary. They had successfully conquered Mt. Everest in 1953. The Everest Base Camp Tour is always a bucket list for intrepid travelers due to the opportunity to enjoy some awe-inspiring vistas from the top of the mountain. Short Everest Base Camp 10 days Trek is designed for those trekkers who have limit on time and budget but always keen to achieve the dream of life toward one of the world’s most popular hiking destinations. It is, indeed, a lifetime experience of an adventure holiday.
It is a journey to the base camp of the highest mountain in the world. The Everest Base Camp Tours, of course, offers an insight into the Sherpa community’s life and culture because the Sherpa community inhabits it as they walk through the lovely Sherpa Villages. Trek to Everest Base Camp requires physical fitness because it takes many ups and downs steps on the route. There are many trekking routes in the Everest region; however, the Gokyo Ri Trek is suitable if you are looking less crowded and something different.
The Everest base camp tours begin with a scenic mountain flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. In contrast, Lukla is a gateway to all Everest treks. Of course, the scenery will be spectacular. The panoramic views of the mountains are always amazing, and among them, Mount Everest, Mount Lhotse, Mount Cho-Oyu, and Mount Makalu are over 8,000 meters high. The sunrise or sunset view over the snow-capped mountains and Mount Everest itself from Kala Patthar is unforgettable. The Tengboche Monastery is the highest gompa in the Everest region. The backdrop of the pristine Everest, Lhotse, and Ama-Dablam is eye-catching which is visible from the monastery.
10-Days Everest Base Camp Trek itinerary
|Days||Destination||Altitude in Meters||Walking Distance|
|1.||Fly to Lukla, then trek to Phakding||2650||3h00|
|6.||Gorakshep (visit EBC 5364 m)||5100||7h00|
|7.||Hike Kalapatthar 5545 m then trek to Pangboche||3900||7h00|
|10.||Fly back to Kathmandu|
For more information, please check out the article Everest Base Camp Trek: A Complete Guide
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu.
Day 2: Kathmandu –Lukla (2800m) – Phakding(2600m) 40 minute by plane and 3h00 walk.
Day 3: Trek to Namche Bazaar. (3440 m) 6h00 walk.
Day 4: Namche – Tengboche (3860m)
Day 5: Tengboche - Dingboche (4410m)
Day 6: Dingboche – Labuche (4900m) 5h00 walk
Day 7: Lobuche – Everest Base Camp (5364m) – Gorakshep (5140m) 7h00 walk.
Day 8: Gorakshep – Kalapattar (5545m) – Pangboche (3900m) 7h00 walk.
Day 9: Pangboche – Namche 6h00 walk
Day 10: Namche – Lukla 7h00 walk.
Day 11: Lukla – Kathmandu (Hotel includes)
Day 12: Free day in Kathmandu (Hotel includes)
Day 13: Final departure.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Kathmandu International Airport|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please depart at least 3 hours before the flight.|
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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.