11 days Trip Facts of Everest Base Camp Trek
Mount Everest or Sagarmatha or Chomolungma is the highest mountain on Earth, as measured by the height of its summit above sea level. The mountain, which is part of the Himalaya range in High Asia, is located on the border between Nepal and Tibet. For decades, adventurers have been drawn to the romance of Mount Everest. Those who join this trek will start their journey from Kathmandu to Lukla-by flight at 2840m.Most of the trek is spent in the Khumbu and Imja Valleys, above the altitude of 3,000 meters, where the massive peaks of the Eastern Himalayas dominate the skyline. One of the most popular trips that are carried in Everest region is Everest Base Camp Trek. This short trip of 7 days to Everest Base Camp will help trekkers to revitalize their adventure spirit.
Trip Facts of Everest Base Camp Trek
Trip Duration: 11days ( 6 days Trekking & 5 days in Kathmandu)
Grade: Soft Trek
Accommodation: Lodge/ Camping
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner during the trek
Maximum Altitude: 3867m
Starting Ending Point: Kathmandu
Day 01 Welcome to Kathmandu
Arrive Kathmandu airport, you will be met and transferred to your Hotel
Day 02 Kathmandu
After breakfast, we go for sightseeing tour to Swoyambhunath Stupa where you can see a lot of monkeys & beautiful view of Kathmandu Valley. This old stupa is also known as Monkey Temple. Sightseeing tour continues by visiting Boudhanath Stupa, second biggest Stupa in the world & Pashupatinath Temple, famous Hindus Temple. In the afternoon, we begin our preparation for trekking in Everest Base Camp. O/n at Hotel.
Day 03 Kathmandu - Lukla - Phakding (2656m)
We fly from Kathmandu via domestic airport to Lukla .
Our trek start from Lukla where the trail goes down to phakding through the villages. O/n Trekkers Lodge
Day 04 Phakding - Namche Bazar (3440m)
Beginning with a slight climb to Jorsale, we pass a waterfall and along this part of the trail villages, we intersperse with magnificent forest- rhododendron, magnolia trees and giant firs. Then we walk to Namche crossing a few bridges and then we climb up a steep descent for several hundred meters and from another steep, we climb through the forest. O/n Trekkers Lodge
Day 05 Namche Bazar (Acclimatization Day 3440m)
Acclimatization is most important activity before progressing to a higher elevation. We can spend a day taking a day hike to Thame, Khunde or Khumjung or relaxing and explore Namche Bazaar, a Sherpa community. O/n Trekkers Lodge
Day 06 Namche Bazar - Tengboche (3867m)
From Namche, a steep 1 hour climb to Syangboche (3720m) provides excellent views of Everest and AmaDablam. From there, we descend to Punki Thanka via Khumjung, then the trail becomes steep at first and makes a gradual ascent through forests and around many stones as it follows the side of the hill up to the saddle on which Tengboche monastery sists at 3870m. This place is a clearly surrounded by dwarf fires and rhododendrons and the best views can be seen from here. Kwangde (6187m), Twachhe (6542m), Everest (8848m), Nutse (7855m), Lotse (8618m), Ama Dablam (68576m) and Thamaserku (6608m) prode an inspiring panorama of Himalayan giants. We visit the largest monastery at tengboche in khumbu region. O/n Trekkers Lodge
Day 07 Tengboche - Namche Bazar
Trek back to Namche Bazar.
Day 08 Namche Bazar - Lukla (2800m)
Trek back to Lukla. (5hrs Trek). O/n Trekkers Lodge
Day 09 Lukla - Kathmandu
Fly to Kathmandu. Our Trekking ends. Free Afternoon by yourself. O/n Hotel.
Day 10 Kathmandu
This day as an extra day if incase flight from Lukla to Kathmandu cancel by the weather, We get free day to shop or hang around the city or can customize your city tour. O/n Hotel.
Day 11 Departure
Transfer to Airport for our final Departure.
Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary but as this is adventure travel in a remote mountain region, we cannot guarantee it! Weather conditions, availability of porters and the health of Trekkers can all contribute to changes in itinerary. The guides and their Sherpa assistants will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if necessary.
Food & Accommodation
Lodge Trek we provide Trekkers lodge as accommodation which is normally simple, neat & clean. We provide meals as simple Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner at Trekkers Restaurant. While in Camping Trek, You are accommodated in tents whilst on trek. We usually camp near village. We have our own cook team who will do all the cooking on trek. This also ensures that we have good control over hygiene.
Everest Base Camp Trek is suitable for keen walkers who are able to walk for 6 - 8 hours in a day, with a light rucksack. Some of the days are quite long and the walking feels more strenuous at altitude. Generally, the trail is a good track, but occasionally it will be uneven and rocky. There may also be some snow cover on the trail sometime.