Everest Base Camp Trek
- 16 days
- 5545 Meters
- Min 1 Pax.
- March - May & Sept - Dec
Conquering the Mt Everest is every adventurers dream destination. Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the most famous treks in the world. The journey takes us closer to the world’s highest point. It takes place in the Khumbu region of Nepal, the land of Himalayas. This is a beautiful journey presenting authentic natural and cultural beauty of Khumbu. It is a lifetime experience to enjoy the Everest massifs up close and an indescribable sight. The journey, from the beginning to the end is inspirational and breath-taking. The natural beauty in combination with the cultural essence is memorable. Enjoying the top of the world right in front of our eyes is an achievement in itself.
You begin your Everest Base Camp trek with a short adventurous flight to Lukla. The change in the environment is immediately felt as you land at the world’s highest, Lukla Airport. The Himalayas welcome you with a cool breeze. The trek initiates through the trails taking you to ethnic Sherpa villages all the way to the base camp. You can experience the remote mountainous lifestyle of the locals away from modernization.
Throughout the journey, the beautiful Himalayas doesn’t leave your sight. The spectacular mountains embellish the skyline creating an ethereal beauty. Walking through the woodlands, Rhododendron forests and suspension bridges we move through steep ridge lines. You’ll visit popular overnight stops such as Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche and Gorakshep. Each village represents unique cultural significance and spectacular mountain views. Striding further the path, stupas, gumbas, chortens and colorful prayer flags greet us.
Highlights of the EBC trek
The trek incorporates several highlights. You’ll visit the popular Namche Bazaar, the Sherpa capital the gateway to Mt. Everest. It is also a historical trading hub of the Himalayan and low land traders. This town long with its vibrancy presents beautiful mountain views. The mountains are Thamserku, Ama Dablam, Lhoste, Kongdi RI, Kusum Kanguru and the Mt Everest.
Everest View Hotel at an altitude of 3,962m boasts the magnificent views of Everest from all the room’s windows. We’ll hike to the hotel to enjoy the Everest and its elegant splendor. The hike lasts 3-4 hours and is grandeur in nature.
Trekking through Dudh Koshi and Imja River valley, we arrive at Tengboche. It is also known as the spiritual hub of Khumbu. Tengboche monastery is the oldest Buddhist monastery of Khumbu. It boasts splendid sights of Ama Dablam and Everest. You’ll visit Kala Patthar, a vantage point. It presents an amazing panoramic views of Everest massifs. We start the trek early to witness the glistening sunrise amidst the Himalayas.
The path intertwines with Sagarmatha National Park, a protected UNESCO world heritage site. It is home to several engendered creatures. They are musk deer, red panda, snow leopard, Himalayan black bear, Himalayan monal martens and more.
Is the Everest Base Camp Trek Difficult?
Everest Base Camp is a moderate level trek is suitable for people without experience. Either you’re new to trekking or a professional, this trek is appropriate for anyone. Someone with an average fitness level can do this trek. As this is a lengthy trek you want your physical and mental health to be at its best. Our advice is to do regular exercises and preparations before the trek. We recommend stamina building exercises like running, cardio, and swimming.
This allows your body to adapt and sustain the energy level keeping your health in check. Our professional guides will purse the trek with utmost caution and safety. You will trek in a slow and steady pace and taking lots of breaks. The key is to trek slow, acclimatize and drink plenty of liquids during the trek.
Best time to do this trek
The best trekking experience depends on the time of the year. Everest Base Camp Trek is doable in all seasons with professional guidance. But, spring and autumn seasons are of course the best seasons for this trek. Spring in Nepal lasts from February to May. In spring, the moderate and dry climate makes trekking comfortable. The flourishing bio diversity makes the trails vibrant and beautiful. Autumn in Nepal lasts from September to November. This season provides better mountain views, less humidity and less perspiration. The clear blue skies bring about crisp views of the mountains. In any season whatsoever, the Himalayas won’t disappoint.
Nepal Hiking Team provides the trekkers with best facilities throughout the trek. All arrangements from accommodation to meals, transportation and guidance. If you’re looking forward to an ecstatic Himalaya adventure, then Everest Base Camp is the one. We have prepared this package keeping the client’s satisfaction the foremost priority. Or, you can choose from our other trekking packages as per your convenience. Book your next trip with Nepal Hiking Team today!
Enjoy a video of the Everest Base Camp Trek journey providing a visual representation of the trek. Or, we also provide shorter alternatives to this trek. Have a look at our 14 days Everest Base Camp Short Trek.