Everest Base Camp Trekking

Everest Base Camp Trekking

Everest Base Camp Trekking

for sure is one of the most awe-inspiring treks in Nepal Himalayas which takes you through the historic route to the top of the world, Mount Everest. No doubt, EBC Trek is going to be a truly cherishing adventure for you. This trek not only lets you experience the breathtaking mountain ambience of Everest Region, but also the unique cultural heritage of legendary Sherpa people along with amazing flora and fauna. The serene blue sky, ever-shining snow capped mountains, and ever-welcoming Sherpa people have that magic to mesmerize anyone who steps out for this adventure.

The Everest Base Camp Trekking trail passes through Sherpa settlements that are interspersed with the magnificent views of rhododendron and magnolia forests. You will realize Everest Base Camp Trek as a truly perfect adventure when you hike up to Khumbu Glacier and observe the incredible mountain vistas from the best viewpoint of Kalapatthar. Maybe that’s the reason why Mount Everest Base Camp Trek came out to be one of the most popular and spectacular trekking packages in Nepal Himalayas. The major highlights of this trek include the panorama of glorious Mount Everest along with equally stunning Pumori, Amadablam, Nuptse, Thamserku, Tawche and Kang-Tega among others.

Truly, what Nepal Everest Base Camp Trip offers is beyond what words can explain; it’s inexplicable, challenging yet equally rewarding. EBC Trek offers you more than what you have expected, with unforgettable and once in a lifetime adventure. Come; join World Sight Journeys Team to experience a promising adventure in Nepal Everest Region

Outlined Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and check-in to Hotel

Day 02: Full Day Sightseeing Tour of Kathmandu Valley and Pre-trip Preparation

Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2804m) and trek to Phakding (2610m) – 3 Hours

Day 04: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3441m) – 5 Hours

Day 05: Acclimatization at Namche Bazaar

Day 06: Trek from Namche to Tyangboche Monastery (3860m) – 5 Hours

Day 07: Trek from Tyangboche to Dingboche (4360m) – 4 Hours

Day 08: Hike to Chhukung Valley (4710m) and return back to Dingboche – 4 Hours

Day 09: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4910m) – 5 Hours

Day 10: Trek from Lobuche to Everest Base Camp (5365m) and back to Gorakshep – 8 Hours

Day 11: Hike up to Kalapatthar (5545m) and trek down to Pheriche (4200m) – 7 Hours

Day 12: Trek from Pheriche to Namche Bazaar (3441m) – 6 Hours

Day 13: Trek from Namcheto Lukla (2804m) – 6 Hours

Day 14: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu

Day 15: Final Departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and check-in to Hotel

The representatives from World Sight Journeys will welcome you at Tribhuvan International Airport upon your arrival. We then transfer you to the hotel for the overnight stay.

Day 02: Full Day Sightseeing Tour of Kathmandu Valley and Pre-trip Preparation

Today, we spend the whole for the sightseeing tour of Kathmandu Valley. You will have the full day guided sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley covering the major cultural attractions which have also been cited as The World Heritage Cultural Sites. After having breakfast in the morning, we visit Pashupatinath, which is considered the holiest temple of Lord Shiva.  We then head to Bauddhanath, which is also known as Little Tibet and also is one of the oldest and largest Buddhist Monastery in the world. Following the Bauddhanath Monastery, we visit Swayambhunath, the Monkey Temple, which is equally revered by Hindus and Buddhists.   Swayambhunath is an ancient religious complex atop a hill in the west of Kathmandu. After exploring the Swayambhunath Stupa, we drive to Kathmandu (Basantpur) Durbar Square. If time allows, you can explore the city. Finally, you will have dinner at hotel and stay there overnight.

Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2804m) and trek to Phakding (2610m) – 3 Hours

We get transferred to the domestic terminal of Kathmandu Domestic Airport this morning to catch our scheduled morning flight to Lukla. After 30 minute long adventurous flight above the breathtaking scenario of Himalayas, we land on the Tenzing-Hillary Airport at Lukla. Lukla is going to be the starting point of our trek. We meet our porters and other crew members and start trekking towards Phadking, which takes around three hours. We stay overnight at a local guesthouse.

Day 04: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3441m) – 5 Hours

We walk through the beautiful forest of pine today. And our walk leads us along the Dudhkoshi River bank through many suspension bridges. We will be crossing Hillary Suspension bridge which is one of the famous suspension bridges in that region. We will have enough opportunity to witness the wonderful views of Mount Thamserku (6618m) during the walk. Passing through the settlements of Benkar and Monjo, we eventually arrive at the entrance to the Sagarmatha National Park. We still have a last village of Jorsale before reaching Namche. Following the trail ascending through the forests and bridges and overlooking the beautiful views of Mount Everest,Lhotse and Nuptse, we continue our journey towards Namche. Namche is the gateway to Mount Everest and is also the main trading center of the region. We check into the guesthouse and stay there overnight.

Day 05: Acclimatization at Namche Bazaar

Today is going to be a rest day at Namche. But, as our Health Experts suggest, we need to stay active and moving during the rest days instead of being idle. Hence, we either take a day hike to Thame or visit Khunde for purpose of proper acclimatization. We can even stay at Namche and explore the Bazaar itself. You can visit the Tourist Visitor Center near the Headquarter of Sagarmatha National Park where you can observe an assortment of things which are related to the First Everest Climbers and Sherpa Culture. We stay overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 06: Trek from Namche to Tyangboche Monastery (3860m) – 5 Hours

We continue trekking along the rushing glacial waters of DudhKoshi, which eventually brings us to Tyangboche. You can visit the local monastery and can also get the opportunity to observe the prayer ceremony either in the morning or evening. We stay overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 07: Trek from Tyangboche to Dingboche (4360m) – 4 Hours

From Tyangboche, we drop to Debuche and then cross another exciting suspension bridge on ImjaKhola. We the climb to Pangboche among thousands of Mani stones. Trekking further for about a couple of hours, we reach Dingboche. We stay overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 08: Hike to Chhukung Valley (4710m) and return back to Dingboche – 4 Hours

We will spend another day of acclimatization at Dingboche. We make a short hike to Chhukung through ImjaKhola valley to remain active today. From ImjaKhola, you can witness the splendid views of surrounding mountains especially Lhotse. We then return back to Dingboche by the evening and stay overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 09: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4910m) – 5 Hours

We continue walking along the lateral moraine of Khumbu Glacier today and the pass by the stone memorials for the climbers who have perished during the expedition in summits nearby. And we continue to climb Lobuche. We stay overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 10: Trek from Lobuche to Everest Base Camp (5365m) and back to Gorakshep – 8 Hours

Today is going to be another big and difficult day trek along the Khumbu Glacier and up to the Everest Base Camp. You can get the closest view of Mount Everest from Khumbu Glacier and EBC. After spending little time at EBC, we track back to Gorakshep, where we stay overnight.

Day 11: Hike up to Kalapatthar (5545m) and trek down to Pheriche (4200m) – 7 Hours

Actually, this day is going to be one of the most difficult yet rewarding treks. We make an early start to reach the best viewpoint of Kalapatthar. You can get the amazing mountain panorama from this viewpoint. After enjoying the amazing views from Kalapatthar, we return back to Pheriche. We stay overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 12: Trek from Pheriche to Namche Bazaar (3441m) – 6 Hours

From Pheriche, we take slightly different route down to Orsho today. We reach Pangboche where you can explore the oldest monastery in the region. The monastery is said to contain the scalp and bones of abominable snowman Yeti. We leave Tyangboche Monastery and finally arrive at Namche. We stay overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 13: Trek from Namche to Lukla (2804m) – 6 Hours

From Namche, we return back to Lukla. With this, we mark end of our trekking. We stay overnight at guesthouse.

Day 14: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu

We get the scheduled morning flight to Kathmandu from Lukla. The flight is going to be very scenic and adventurous. On arriving Kathmandu, you can take your time to go for your last minute shopping or you can choose to explore the city even more. We stay overnight at a guesthouse.

Day 15: Final Departure

Today, you take the returning flight to your hometown. Our representatives will assist you to reach the airport. You return to your home with an unforgettable travel experience in Nepal.