Everest Base Camp Trek (5364m/17598feet) is the best treks in the world and a very well-known adventure trek in Nepal. Tenzing Hillary Lukla Airport, Namche Bazar, Tengboche Monastery, Everest Base camp and Kalapather are the major attraction of this trek. We will see World Highest Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Pumori, Makalu and others Himalayas.
Everest Base Camp Trek starts after flying from Kathmandu to Tenzing Hillary Airport in Lukla (2828m/9278 feet) and follows the Dudh Koshi valley which climbs up to the Sherpa capital of Namche, a bustling bazaar that a junction for trekkers, the local Sherpa and expedition route to the mighty Mt. Everest. All along this part of the trail, its friendly Sherpa people, picturesque villages great variety of culture and traditions, colorful festivals and monasteries. The flora and fauna are other ornaments of the Sagarmatha National Park. From Namche, we trek along a high traversing path where we have our first good views of Everest and then head towards Tengboche Monastery (3867m/ 12687 feet) in a clearing surrounded by rhododendrons. The monastery is structurally located on a ridge top with commanding views of the Everest landscape. The view from this spot, seen to best advantage in the morning, is absolutely thrilling and stunning view of Everest (8848m/29029 feet) and others mountains. We then descend to the Imja Khola and continue ascend to the villages of Pangboche (3930m) and Pheriche (4200m) or Dingboche (4358m) then finally approaching the Khumbu Glacier. We then follow the glacier, first to Lobuche. The views are spectacular as we continue ascending to Gorak Shep (5100m) for a breather. After that, we hike to Everest Base Camp (5364m/17598 feet) which will give a chance to have a closer spectacular Khumbu Icefall. We also have the opportunity to ascend KalaPathar (5550m/19209 feet) from where we can get awesome views of Everest (8848m/29029 feet), Lhotse (8516m/27940 feet), Ama Dablam (6814m/22356 feet), Nuptse (7864m/25801 feet), Pumori (7165m/23507 feet) and others Himalayan giants which literally numb your senses with breathless admiration that beholds the eye; and makes up for the lung-bursting climb that took you up there. You soon realize it was absolutely worth it. We then trek down by making our way back down to Lukla.
Nepal Hidden Treks and Expedition organize Everest Base Camp Trek in 14 days. Everest Base Camp Lodge trek is cheaper in the cost than camping trek. You will sleep at Lodge and eat at restaurant in Lodge.
Everest Base Camp Trek Highlight
- Flight to Tenzing Hillary airport Lukla, one adventurous
- Sherpa Capital, trekkers Junction Namche Bazaar
- Sherpa culture and tradition, Monasteries, Flora and Fauna,
- Syangboche, Panoramic view of Himalayas including Mt. Everest.
- Biggest Tengboche Monastery, is stunning view of Everest and others mountains.
- Kalapather, Nearest View point Mt. Everest and other Himalayas.
- UNESCO world natural heritage site : Sagarmatha national park
- Mount Everest Base Camp, Close view of Khumbu Icefall
- Highest Mountain Mt. Everest (8848m) Lhotse (8516m) and Makalu (8463m)
Day 01: Arriving in Kathmandu (1350m).
Day 02-12: Trekking
Day 14: Departure from Kathmandu (1350m).