The Everest Base Camp trek in the Khumbu region of Nepal offers a great adventure experience, taking you to the base camp (5,364m/17,598ft) of the highest peak, Mt. Everest, in the world. This trek will also provide sights of other majestic peaks such as Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt. Makalu and Mt. Ama Dablam.
We don’t stop here; we hike up to Kala Patthar (5,550m/18,204ft) for the best view of Mt. Everest. Other major highlights of this trek includes stunning landscape, beautiful Rhododendron forest, glacial moraines, foothills, rare species of birds and animals, sunrise from Kala Patthar, the legendary Sherpas; their beautiful settlement, culture, tradition, festivals, dances, monasteries and not to be missed, their warm hospitality.
The Everest Base Camp trek itinerary lasts 12 days allowing you to fully enjoy every aspect of this trek. September to December and March to May is considered the best time to plan the Everest Base Camp Trek.
This trek takes you to the altitude of 5,550m and some days require a 6-8 hour walking; therefore, any physically fit person having sound health can opt for this adventure. You will be guided by some of the industry's best experts; a qualified and experienced managerial team, guides and Sherpas.
The journey begins with a scenic flight to Lukla from Kathmandu and from Lukla the actual walk begins. The trail passes through culturally rich villages like Phakding, Khumgjung and Namche Bazaar, Sagarmatha National Park, suspension bridges, Buddhist monasteries (Tengboche at the highest altitude), Rhododendron forest, glacier (Ngozumpa glacier) and finally the base camp of Mt. Everest and Kala Patthar.
Daily routine on Everest Base Camp Trek:
(We start our day with a morning coffee or tea served in the hotel/lodge room. By the time you freshen up and pack your stuffs, the breakfast will be ready. Shortly after having breakfast, we start our daily walk through the designated trail enjoying the scenic beauty, the villages and the local people. The walk continues till noon. Then we stop for a lunch at a decent teahouse. After spending an hour for lunch, we continue the remaining walk of the day. On reaching the destination of the day, we rest for some time. The evening can be spent enjoying time with the crew members, exploring the area or simply resting at the lodge. By then the dinner will be ready. The dinner will be served followed by a short briefing session regarding the following day’s schedule.)