Everest Base Camp Treks
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This classic trek offers you to walk through the main trekking route of the Solu Khumbu region of Nepal. During this trekking journey, you will pass through several Sherpa villages of the Khumbu region. You will get mesmerized by the lifestyle and culture of Sherpa people.
Well, Everest Base Camp Treks is an incredible trek, but if you are new to this trekking route, it is wise to have Everest Base Camp trek map. With the help of the EBC trek map, you will get close insight on the trail and be aware of the restricted areas, which ultimately ensures your safety. It will also give you adequate information regarding the total distance you must cover per day. So, you can prepare yourself for the trek as per your preference and make a good estimation.
Basically, the best time for Everest base camp trek is an Autumn season (October-November) and Spring season (April-May). Both seasons have the best favorable temperatures, and mountain views are at their best. But at the same time, with a proper packing list for EBC trek, make this trek doable throughout the year. So, grab this opportunity to trek to the base of the top of the world!
Moreover, if you want to reach the Everest base camp but don’t want to go for a two-week-long hike, then you can opt for the Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour, which is also thrifty as well. Lastly, it is one of the highest treks in the world, but it doesn’t come at a high price. The EBC trek cost is affordable and is feasible for most travelers.
- Lukla Flight, one of the most thrilling mountain flight
- Explore Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
- Namche Bazaar, a popular mountain town of Khumbu region
- Tengboche Monastery, one of the biggest monasteries of the Khumbu region
- Visit the beautiful mountain village of Khumjung and Khunde
- Enjoy the Sherpa culture, lifestyle, and traditions
- Trek to Kala Patthar, one of the best vantage point to get the view of Mt. Everest, Khumbu Glacier, and Khumbu Icefall
- Breathtaking view of the Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Nuptse
(7,861 m) and Mt. Pumori (7,161 m)
Arrival in Kathmandu
Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Flight Kathmandu to Lukla and commence Trek to Phakding
Trek from Phakding up to Namche Bazaar
Acclimatization in and around Namche Bazaar
Namche Bazaar to Tengboche
Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche
Acclimatization at Dingboche
Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche
Trek from Lobuche to Everest Base Camp – back to Gorak Shep
From Gorakshep walk up to the Kala Pattar –Return to Pheriche
Return from Periche to Tengboche
Return from Tengboche to Namche bazaar
Return from Namche Bazaar to Lukla
Flight from Lukla back to Kathmandu
Departure for Home
- Hotel in Kathmandu on breakfast basis
- Arrival and departure transfers
- KTM – LUKLA – KTM Airfare
- All meals during trekking (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
- TIMS and Sagarmatha National Park Entrance fees
- English speaking guide and necessary number of porters
- Trekking crew salary, food and insurance
- All accommodation during trekking (best available lodge)
- Sleeping bag and down jacket if required
- Company branded T-shirt
- Nepali SIM Card during your Nepal trip
- International airfare
- Travel Insurance
- Emergency Evacuation service
- Extra Hotel night in Kathmandu in needful
- International calls
- Bar bills and personal nature expenses
- Tips for guide and porter
How long is the Everest base camp trek?
The length of the Everest base camp trek largely depends upon the route that is selected by you. You can either start the trek from Jiri, Phaplu or Lukla. The length of the days ranges from 11 minimum days to the maximum of 29 days.
How difficult is the trek? How many hours a day do you walk?
The Everest Base Camp (EBC) trek is a moderately strenuous trekking circuit but very much achievable for people who are prepared for adventure trekking. It is more of a mental game rather than a physical one. However basic long walks if put into practices prior to departure always helps. There are no technical aspects or expertise required for the Everest Base Camp journey.
Some days can vary from 4-5 hours a day to just 2-3 hours. However, there will be sections where you are likely to be stretched a bit more.
What is the best time for the Everest base camp trek?
The Best time for the Everest Base camp is autumn season (September to mid-December) and spring season (March to May). However the Everest Base camp trek is doable all throughout the year despite some difficulties on other seasons.
Do I need any trekking permits for Everest base camp trek?
Yes, you need to have a National park permit and TIMS (Trekkers Information management system) permit to do the Everest base camp Trek.
Is there Wi-Fi available on the Everest base camp trek?
Yes, most of the guest houses/lodges in and around the villages of the Everest Base camp trails offer Wi-Fi services. However due to the altitude factor and its location sometimes you might face difficulty in getting connected to the Wi-Fi.
How is the weather like in the Everest base camp trek?
The weather and temperature in Everest Base Camp Trek is always unpredictable and cannot be taken for granted. The Everest Base Camp can be very cold during December and January, when the temperature dips below -18C. Hence only a handful of trekkers opt to trek to EBC in these harsh months of the year. However the months of autumn or spring are pleasant for making it to the Everest Base Camp.
What are the necessary gears for Everest base camp trek?
The necessary gears and equipment required for the Everest Base Camp Trekking are listed below
Rain Jackets for early September
A good quality Sleeping Bag
A pair of comfortable trekking boots (waterproof)
Trekking trousers (waterproof)
Jackets (Down and fleece)
Caps or Hats for head
Moisturizer and sunscreen lotions
Sunglasses with UV protection
Trekking Poles for ascends and descends
Refillable hot water bottles with water purifiers
Toiletries including toothbrush, toothpaste, dry and wet tissues, soaps, shampoos, Sanitizer gel or hand wash gel, a lightweight towel, etc.
First aid kit and essential medicines
Is solo trekking better or Group Trekking to the Everest base camp?
Mission Nepal Holidays offers you with the choice of both solo and group trekking based upon your request. Both kinds of trekking format be it solo or group has its own sets of advantages and disadvantages.
If you book the private solo trek then you can trek at your own pace and there is no need to follow any kind of fixed itinerary. You will have your own private guide and porter to handle things up into the mountains. However the private solo trek is on the expensive side than the group trek to Everest base camp.
On the other hand, if you go for the group trek then the price is cheaper and it is more fun to travel in a group of people to share the adventure stories. So it is for you to decide what kind of trekking you would prefer to be in. You only need to let us know in advance so that we can fulfill your choice
Do I need travel Insurance for Everest base camp trek?
es, Travel Insurance is compulsory for the Everest base camp trek. As it is an adventure trek that is prone to seen and unforeseen risks. Hence it is always good to have a travel insurance policy that covers the emergency evacuation, accidents or acute mountain sickness.
Is there is Electricity available on the Everest base camp trek?
Yes, most of the hotels/guest houses of most of the camps/villages have a decent electricity power facility. You can easily charge your camera and mobile batteries, besides that some places have the solar system power back up too. However it is always a good idea to carry your personal spare batteries with you.
How to manage drinking water and how much does it cost?
You can have water purification medicine and get the normal free tap water and use the medicine and drink water. However the tap water is not a good idea to use. Hence you can buy bottled water or boiled water in every lodge/ teahouse. It can cost you around 100.00-250.00 NPR. As it is compulsory for you to drink about 4-6 liters of water each day to overcome dehydration
Do I need to bring my own food on Everest base camp trek?
You need not bring your own food on Everest base camp Trek as meals are available in lodges/restaurants. Besides that you can also carry your own energy bars/chocolates that helps you to gain more energy on the trek.
Can I get a hot shower available on Everest base camp trek?
Yes, hot showers are available in almost all of the lodges on the Everest Base Camp trekking trails.
What is the weight limit on the Lukla flight of Everest base camp trek?
The total limit of weight that a person can carry on Lukla flight is limited up to 15 kg only. You can carry extra luggage by paying extra charges but it depends upon the space in the flight.
What happens if an emergency evacuation is needed while trekking in the Everest Base Camp trek region?
In case of an emergency evacuation, while trekking you can directly contact us on the number provided instantly. Upon receipt of your detailed information an instant retrieval action is taken to rescue you out of an emergency situation.
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