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, EBC trek 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
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1. How difficult is Everest Base Camp Trek?
Everest Base Camp trek is graded as moderately difficult. However, it is achievable for most of the people who are physically fit and well-trained. The trek starts from the sea level at 2,850 m and reaches a height of 5,632 m. But with the gentle acclimatization and plenty of rest days, you can definitely make it to the base camp. Lastly, the difficulty level really depends on the individual’s preparation, physical condition, and itinerary. So, before attempting this trek, you need the real assessment of your fitness and preparation level.
2. What is the best time to trek Everest Base Camp?
Everest base camp is accessible throughout the year. However, there are two main trekking seasons for Everest Base Camp i.e., Spring and Autumn. In spring, you will get a company of many climbing teams attempting for the expedition. During this time, you will get a better view of Mt. Everest and also see the base camp full of colorful tents and get to know the mountaineer’s point of view too.
Spring Season (March to May)
The weather is stable and expects warm and sunny days. There is a very rare chance of rainfall or snowstorm, but at the high altitude, there is occasional snowfall, but most of the days are dry with unobstructed views. The major highlight of the spring season is the blossoming rhododendrons throughout the forest trail, which add immense color to the trekking journey.
Autumn Season (September – November)
Another best time is the autumn season. During this time of the year, the skies are also transparent with the better views of Everest and other mountains. The weather is also pleasant with warm days. Depending on the altitude you are, the weather can be unpredictable, so the temperatures along the trail might differ. You need to be well-prepared for all types of weather.
3. How fit do I need to be to trek the Everest Base Camp?
It is vital to have a good level of fitness to take part in Everest Base Camp trek. So, train your body physically and mentally before your trek. If you are mentally and physically fit enough, you will enjoy your trekking journey. Thus, you can go for short hikes or do regular physical exercises such as running, jogging, swimming, and cycling. Lastly, if you are a heart patient, you need to consult with your doctor before starting your journey. If you have ankle or knee-related problems, then this trek is not suitable for you.
4. Will I need a guide or porter for my trek?
Yes, you may trek alone, but trekking with a guide will give you safety and security. It will also add so much to your trekking experience.
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