Everest Base Camp Trekking

Everest base camp trekking is most popular trekking trail in Everest region, as it offers a unique and unforgettable experience along with the unique views of the world’s highest and most beautiful mountains, the Mt. Everest. The Everest Base Camp has been famed from when Sir Edmund Hilary and Tenjing Norgay Sherpa made the first successful summit in 1953. It is the most famous and challenging trek in Khumbu region. The trek is famous for its spectacular mountain peaks and friendliness of its inhabitants (Sherpa). Khumbu is one of the most popular destinations for tourists.

Everest Base Camp TrekkingThe trekking to base camp begins by flight from Kathmandu to the mountain airstrip to Lukla, the heart of Everest Region, then after around three hours walk, we reach at Phakding and then we continue north up to Dudh Kosi valley and to Namche bazaar, where we spend one day for acclimatization. Then next day, we continue our trekking to Kala-Pattar and subsequently to the Everest base camp. We have one day rest in Dingboche or Pheriche in between and for some side-trips and for further acclimatization from the area, one can have some magnificent views of Everest along with Nuptse, Lohtse and Mount Pumori and return back to Lukla and catch the flight to Kathmandu.

Everest region trek is considered to be one of the most rewarding adventure trip in Khumbu Himalaya range as there are superb Himalayan sceneries including of Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt Lhotse (8516m), Mt. Nuptse (7855m), Mt. Pumori (7161m), Mt. Changaste (7550m), Mt. Lingterin (6679m), Mt. Amadablam (6856m), Mt. Thamserku (6723m), Mt. Kantega( 6685m), Mt.Kusum Khagaru (6367m),Mt.Kongde (6011m), Mt. Khumbila (5761m) , Mt. Twache peak (6367m), Mt. Cholaste (6335m) ,Island peak (6179m), Lobuche peak (6145m),Pokalde peak (5806m), Honku south peak (6119m) and one can spot various animals such as musk dears, leopards, jackals, mountain Thar, birds such as Pheasant, long tails birds and beautiful blend of Sherpa culture.

Shin Haru Treks & Expedition makes arrangements of the trekking in the area, whole around the year, but the best time to visit the region is considered to be from the beginning of March to mid May and from the beginning of September to mid November.

Everest Base Camp Trekking Facts
Trekking Destination: Everest Region
Group Size: Min-1, Max-16,
Highest Altitude on Trek: 5365m
Grade: Adventure
Transportation: Private Vehicle, Domestic Flight
Type of Trekking: Lodge / Camping
Trekking Hour: Approximately 4-7 hours each day
Total Days: 12 Days
Trip Cost: -
Trip Day to Day Itinerary
Days Activities
Day 01 Fly to Lukla (2804 meters) trek to Phakding (2610 meters) 3 hours.
Day 02 Trek to Namche Bazaar (3441 meters) 5.30 hours.
Day 03 Namche Bazaar Acclimatization day.
Day 04 Trek to Tengboche Monastery (3860 meters) 5 hours.
Day 05 Trek to Dingboche (4350 meters) 5.30 hours.
Day 06 Trek to Chhukung (4710 meters) and trek back to Dingboche. 4.30 hours.
Day 07 Trek to Lobuche (4910 meters) 5 hours.
Day 08 Trek to Everest Base Camp (5365 meters) & trek back to Gorak Shep (5180 meters). Hours.
Day 09 Trek to Kalapattar (5555 meters) then trek down to Pheriche (4200 meters) 6 hours.
Day 10 Trek to Namche Bazaar (3441 meters) 5.30 hours.
Day 11 Trek to Lukla (3404 meters) 6 hours.
Day 12 Morning flight back to Kathmandu.