Trekking to the base camp of mount Everest is the most popular and once in a lifetime world’s top adventure destination in the Himalayas. This Trekking is also known as the everest Base camp Trek. Trekking to the base camp of Mount Everest in Nepal is an ultimate goal for those trekkers who are seeking more adventure in the Himalayas and also for those want to become a good climber. The scenery is simply breathtaking with parades of glistening peaks, stunning glaciers around, ancient and ornate monasteries with the fascinating Sherpa people and their culture and tradition. Everest base camp trekking is a combination of alluring mountain views and Buddhist culture on the high windswept valley of Khumbu with a climb of Kalapathar the highest spot of this adventure at 5,545m/18187 ft with an incredible panoramic view of Mount Everest at the closest with surrounding mountains.
The months between March to May (spring) and September to December (autumn) are the best months to trek to the Everest Base Camp. Flying in to Lukla, explore the mountains and valleys around the towering peak, rest in Nepalese teahouses, learn about the traditions and cultures of the famous Sherpa and spend time in exotic Kathmandu are someof themain highlights of this trek
1) What is the elevation or height of Everest Base Camp?
The height of Everest base camp is 5,364 meters and elevation of Kala Patthar or Kalapatthar is 5,545 meters (18,192 ft). Kala Patthar is highest point of the trek.
2) How long does it take to climb Mount Everest Base Camp?
It can be complete in 13 days too (total duration in Nepal) if you have limited time but 17 days in Nepal is good for your comfortable Everest base camp trek where walking days will be 12 which offers spectacular scenery & Himalayan view.
3) What is the best time to visit Everest Region?
The months between March to May (spring) and September to December (autumn) are the best months to trek to the Everest Base Camp.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02: Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
Day 03: Flight to Lukla (2810m) and trekking to Phakding (2640m) 3-4 hours
Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3450m) 5-6 hours
Day 05: Rest day in Namche Bazaar (3450m)
Day 06: Namche Bazaar trek to Tengboche (3864m) 5 hours
Day 07: Tengboche trek to Dingboche (4360m) 4-5 hours
Day 08: Rest day in Dingboche (4350m)
Day 09: Dingboche trek to Lobuche (4930m) 5 hours
Day 10: Lobuche to Gorakshep - trekking to Everest Base Camp (5357) and back to Gorakshep 6-7 hours
Day 11: Gorakshep trek to Kalapathar (5550m) and back to Phiriche (34240m) 5-6 hours
Day 12: Phiriche trek to Namche (3450m) 5-6 hours
Day 13: Namche Bazaar trek to Lukla (2810m) 6-7 hours
Day 14: Fly back to Kathmandu in the morning
Day 15: Leisure Day at Kathmandu.
Day 16: Final Departure.