‘enjoy great adventure beneath world tallest Mt. Everest at base camp’
“Great scenery of world tallest peaks on daily walks to Everest base camp,
Enjoy marvelous scenery of rolling green hills and valley with high snow peaks,
Within lovely Sherpa villages of great charm and impressive Buddhism culture,
At world heritage sites of Sagarmatha National Park enriched with flora / fauna,
From green hills of tall trees to barren and windswept terrain with high peaks,
Adventure to the base of world number one Mt. Everest with glorious views,
Climb to highest top of the journey at Kalapathar Hill for breathtaking scenery”.
Brief Trip Profile
Mode of Accommodation: Hotels in Kathmandu with local nice lodge on treks.
Trekking Grade: Moderate to Adventurous walks.
Highest Spot: At Kalapathar 5,545 m and Everest Base Camp 5,364 m high.
Walking Hours: Minimum 4 hrs with Maximum of 6 hrs treks
Activities: Guided tour, overland journey and scenic trekking.
Trekking duration: 11 Nights and 12 Days (Lukla to Lukla)
Total Trip: 15 Nights and 16 Days (Kathmandu to Kathmandu)
Best Seasons for Everest Base Camp Trekking
Nearly all months of the year can trek to Everest Base Camp, except wet time of monsoon seasons from June to mid September when days are cloudy that obstructs views of mountains with rains and dark heavy clouds.
But much greener with lush rich vegetations (not recommended during monsoon wet months unless for botanical people and students to study flora and fauna of the region)
Best time from March to May when most days are clear for views and as well for pleasant walks with moderate temperatures and longer sunlight hours, and on this time of season when wild flowers are in full bloom, enjoy bright and beautiful wild flower especially rhododendron of various species from trees to bush of different colored flowers (national flower of Nepal the rhododendron).
March to May in late afternoon can be cloudy with chances of rain and snow around higher altitude.
Mid September to December around autumn /fall and pre winter one of the best times with clear blue sky and sunny days (for short while from morning to mid day) can be cold and freezing during morning and night times above 1,800 m high.
Sunlight is short during autumn and winter seasons but most of the morning till late afternoon are clear for views and pleasant walks.
People and Culture
High Khumbu area populated by Highlanders the Sherpa of Everest, interwoven with Buddhism religion and colorful culture and fascinating heritage life style where you can witness from Lukla onwards, villages festooned with religious symbols and monuments of prayer flags, decorated walls with spinning chiming bells.
Everest Base Camp Trekking, a famous and popular destination of Himalaya region where trekkers and adventurer from around the world with dream to walk and stand beneath world highest Mt. Everest.
Truly a most fascinating place and to experience its awesome views of dramatic landscapes with array of giant peaks in the close of harmony of native Sherpa immense culture of Buddhism makes this adventure worth visiting.
Everest Base Camp Trekking leads you from green alpine hills with constant views and scenery of snow capped peaks and within lovely woodland of rhododendron, oaks, magnolia and pine trees to reach at remorseless fields of ice and glaciers at the foot of Mt. Everest.
Everest base camp trek starts taking a sweeping scenic short flight to land at Lukla, where our adventure begins heading towards Dudh Kosi River valley and gorge and past several nice Sherpa farm villages to enter Sagarmatha National Park.
Sagarmatha National Park covers an area of 1,148 Sq.Kms enriched with exotic flora and fauna, Sagarmatha a name in Nepalese for Everest for Sherpa known as Chomolungma, the park added in the list of world heritage since 1979.
From the park entrance where walk leads higher within serene woodland to reach at Namche Bazaar, a place of great wonders where visitors can find nearly all types of facilities from banks, ATM to shops and well stocked stores with many hotels and lodges.
Namche holds a colorful and active Bazaar / market once a week on Saturday of great interest to observe the locals in their tribal costume and cultures, at Namche having a rest day for acclimatization and to explore around its high view points.
After a wonderful time at Namche walk continues on winding scenic path facing wide views of Everest, Amadablam, Tharmarserku, Kantega and Kongde peaks as climb starts within cool shade of forest to reach an amazing spot at Tengboche and the monastery.
At Tengboche with time marvel high views of mountains that encircles this lovely place overlooking peaks of Everest, Lhotse, Amadablam with series of mountain range, Tengboche surrounded by green tree lines with visit of its monastery of great interest.
From Tengboche onward on higher terrain within landscapes country heading closer to our main destination at Everest Base Camp with overnights in a nice settlements of Dingboche and Lobuche.
Enjoy tremendous views of high peaks that surround you at base camp within near distance of massive Khumbu Ice-Fall and glaciers, after a marvelous time and experience at the foot of world number one Mt. Everest where next adventure takes you to highest spot of the trek on top Kalapathar.
Kalapathar a rocky hill at the height of 5,545 m high rewards you with spectacular panorama of snow capped peaks with close views of Everest and Mt. Pumori, after a mind-blowing adventure return journey with long descend towards mid hills to reach at Namche and at Lukla.
At Lukla with last overnight stops within high scenic Khumbu area, where next early morning panoramic flight brings you back at Kathmandu after enjoying mesmerizing time and adventure on Everest base camp trekking.
Short Guide Line Itinerary
Day 01: Reach Kathmandu via various countries and airlines.
Day 02: A day in Kathmandu preparation for trek with options for tour.
Day 03: Fly to Lukla 2,820 m (30 mins) and trek to Phakding 2,640 m - 04 hrs.
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m - 05 hrs.
Day 05: Rest day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization and excursion.
Day 06: Trek to Tengboche 3,867 m - 05 hrs.
Day 07: Trek to Dingboche 4,260 m - 05hrs.
Day 08: Rest day at Dingboche for acclimatization and short hike.
Day 09: Trek to Lobuche 4,930 m - 05 hrs.
Day 10: Trek to Gorakshep 5,170 m and Everest Base Camp 5,364 m and return to Gorakshep - 06 hrs.
Day 11: Hike to Kalapathar 5,545 m trek to Pangboche 3,900 m via - 06 hrs.
Day 12: Trek to Namche Bazaar - 06 hrs.
Day 13: Trek to Lukla - 06 hrs.
Day 14: Fly back to Kathmandu afternoon free at leisure.
Day 15: Spare extra day as contingency and for individual.
Day 16: International Departure to respective country.
As per Nepal Civil Aviation rules and norms where flight to Lukla from Kathmandu does not takes place, since last few months from March 2019 where flight operates from a town of Ramechap which is due east from Kathmandu.
To reach Ramechap takes 4-5 hrs drive on private vehicles and vice versa on the way back from Lukla also.