Embark on Everest base camp trek and witness the surrounding great Himalayan peaks along with spectacular lakes and glaciers very clearly and nearly taking a journey to the base camp of the highest mountain Everest. This popular trek through traditional Sherpa villages to the Everest base camp and the nearby peak of Kalapatthar, is a highly demanding trek route in the Everest region for adventure enthusiasts wishing to achieve the trip of a lifetime experience. On the whole, the trek offers to explore the originality of mountaineering brave Sherpa ethnic group, Buddhist monasteries and museum, scenery view of world’s four tallest mountains; Mt. Everest (8,848m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516m), Mt. Makalu (8,463m), Cho Oyu (8,201m), and a wide range of flora and fauna at Sagarmatha National Park – world heritage site.
This remarkable trek to Everest has always remained the best trekking destination in the world ever since Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Edmund Hillary succeeded in reaching of the summit of Mt. Everest in 1953 from the southern face of Nepal. Thousands of trekkers come to visit the Everest area each year to see the tallest mountain on earth and other majestic Himalayas. Moreover, Trip to Everest base camp is the most amazing experience that provides an opportunity to snap superb photos of Everest, the other 8,000 m peaks of Lhotse, Makalu and Cho Oyu, and endangered wildlife animals and birds, throughout the journey.
The trek starts after a scenic mountain flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, trek route follows the Dudh Koshi River valley to its source near the Gokyo Lake to the west of the Everest base camp, with passing through the villages, monasteries and the forests of Rhododendron, pine, hemlock. The following day takes us to the legendary Sherpa village of Namche Bazaar in Khumbu region, where an extra day’s rest is worth keeping on visiting above the Namche located the traditional villages of Khunde and Khumjung, capturing close highlights and enjoying shopping, museum, internet and cafes as though this place is a bustling Bazaar, a meeting point for trekkers heading to different destination in the Everest region. Across the canyon from Khunde perched on a high ridge, is the Tengboche monastery, the leading Buddhist centre in Khumbu. The monastery rests amid stunning views of Everest, Lhotse and Ama Damlam. From Tengboche, the trail continues on to Dingboche and Lobuche, whilst trek traverses through high elevation with fascinating views of nearest mountains. Climb high above the shining glacial moraine to reach the Everest base camp at the foot of the Khumbu Icefall with a backdrop of its glacier to savor the stunning mountain of Everest and ascend to the summit of Kalapatthar (5555m), the highest point of the trek, for perfectly visible much of Mt. Everest. Trek descends down from Kalapatthar following the same previous routes with spending few days overnight at different places to end of this trek package at Lukla.
In brief, 13 days Everest Base camp Trek itinerary is a challenging and an alternative short timing trip of 14 days Everest base camp trekking ideal for normal physical fitness, time limited and hiking experience trekkers as trek requires an average of 6 to 7 hours walking per day. The rewarding trip to Everest is a trek of adventurers ultimate goal for its natural, cultural and fabulous adjoining tallest mountains view that soars so high to the Kalapatthar with an elevation of 5,555m which is still considered to be an adventure of the highest crossing pass. We have more exciting Adventurous packages in Everest region.
Day 1 : Arrival to Kathmandu (Trinhuvan International Airport-TIA) (1,350m/4,450ft), transfer to hotel.
Day 2 : Flight to Lukla (2850 m/9,350 ft) 35 minutes, trek to Phakding (2,650 m/8,690 ft) – 3 hrs
Day 3 : Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440 m/11,285 ft) – 6 hrs
Day 4 : Rest day to relax and acclimatize at Namche Bazaar
Day 5 : Trek to Tengboche (3,855 m/12,850 feet) – 5 Hours
Day 6 : Trek to Dingboche (4,360 m/14,290 feet) – 5 Hours
Day 7 : Trek to Lobuche (4,930 m/16,175 ft) – 5 Hours
Day 8 : Trek to Everest Base Camp and back to GorakShep (5,185 m, 17,010 ft)- 6-8 Hours
Day 9 : Hike to Kala Patthar viewpoint and then Trek GorakShep to Pheriche (4,250m / 13,945 feet) –5 hrs
Day 10 : Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440 m/11,285 ft) – 6-7 hrs
Day 11 : Trek to Lukla (2850 m/9,350 ft) – 6-7 hrs
Day 12 : Fly to Kathmandu
Day 13 : Transfer to Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) for your international departure.
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