"Get introduced to the Himalayan culture, rich flora & fauna, some of the world's highest mountains, and explore the beautiful valleys on our Everest Base Camp trek 14 days. Everest Base Camp trekking is a lifetime journey that'll let you connect with nature & your higher self."
Embark on an adventurous journey to the lap of the highest mountain in the world on Everest Base Camp trekking. Get to witness the incredible mountain panorama and meet with Sherpas. This 14 days Everest Base Camp trek itinerary is a perfect package for adventure lovers who want to trek in the Himalayas. Our Everest Base Camp trek package includes an experienced guide, porter assistance, and a hassle-free venture.
You explore the verdant valleys and lush foothills far away from the bustle of the city. Lukla to Everest Base Camp Trek route has constant ascends & descends. The trail walks past many picturesque villages and dense forests, crossing thrilling suspension bridges and waterfalls. As you'll be trekking in the Sagarmatha National Park most of the time, you can expect to see alpine wildlife and diverse vegetation.
Mountain Views & Culture
For 11 days, you'll be living a simple lifestyle. The trek offers several opportunities to unwind and relax. During overnight stays in fine villages, you can learn about mountain communities, including the Sherpas. The trail has many stupas, chortens, mani walls, and prayer wheels. To make the Everest Base Camp trek cultural furthermore enriching, you visit ancient monasteries like Khumjung (3,790 m), Tengboche (3,860 m), and Pangboche (3,985 m).
The landscapes are phenomenal along the Everest Base Camp trail. From the very first day of the trek, you get to witness numerous hills and snow-capped mountains unfolding one by one as the elevation rises. Namche Bazaar offers the first glimpse of Mt. Everest (8,849 m). Towering mountains like Lhotse (8,516 m), Nuptse (7,861 m), Ama Dablam (6,812 m), Thamserku (6,608 m), Chamlang (7,319 m), Pumori (7,161 m), Kangetga (6,782 m), Makalu (8,463 m), Cho Oyu (8,188 m), etc dominates the trail.
Everest Base Camp Trek 2022/2023 Itinerary
Mount Everest trek begins with an exciting flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (2,860 m). Land at Lukla airport, where you will meet with the rest of the crew members. The trail then descends along the Dudh Koshi river through a forested path to Phakding (2,610 m). Here, you will spend the first night and trek through the Sagarmatha National Park to reach Namche Bazaar (3,440 m) the next day.
The trail crosses the Dudh Koshi river several times and passes by small villages and dense rhododendron forests. From Namche Bazar, you ascend through beautiful rhododendron, pine, oak, etc forests to Tengboche (3,860 m). The trail further ascends through lush forests and terraced fields, crossing old bridges & remote settlements to Dingboche (4,360 m).
You then continue to Lobuche (4,930 m), crossing Dughla pass (4,830 m). From here onwards, you walk alongside the Khumbu Glacier to Gorak Shep (5,185 m) and follow a steep, boulder-field trail to Everest Base Camp (5,364 m). Hike to Kala Patthar (5,644 m) the following morning and descend to Pheriche (4,250 m). The trail drops down to Lukla via Namche Bazar and Phakding.
Trek Difficulty for Beginner Trekkers
If you are a beginner trekker, then the Everest Base Camp trekking can get a bit difficult for you. For experienced trekkers, it is a moderate trek. The route follows numerous ascends & descends along a steep and rocky path. Likewise, you will also trek through the moraine and glacial path. 6 to 7 hours of walking is needed every day, so you have to be physically fit and healthy. As you will be trekking in a remote area, you also have to prepare yourself mentally to adjust to a distinct way of living.
Every day there will be a 500 m to 700 change in altitude, which can trigger altitude sickness. Therefore, you have to acclimate your body along the trail. We have designed our Everest Base Camp trek itinerary, including adequate rest days to allow you ample time to rest and enjoy the journey without rushing.
Everest Base Camp trek preparation involves basic physical training. Hiking, cycling, swimming, running, etc are some of the great activities to work on your stamina. Go on regular long walks to form a habit. You have to be in good health and shape to be able to do this trek smoothly. Likewise, you have to understand that you are travelling in a remote area, therefore all the services are paid for and limited. Correct mindset and determination also change the overall Everest Base Camp trekking experience.
You can book our offered Everest Base Camp trek package or tailor-design itinerary. The Everest Base Camp trek booking is open for 2022 fall and 2023 spring/fall. You talk to our travel consultant for more information or booking assistance here.
If you have a good budget, then you can add a helicopter return from the Everest Base Camp or do a luxury EBC trek. Here are some other moderate treks in the Himalayas; Langtang Valley Trek, Mardi Himal Trek, Jomsom Muktinath Trek, Annapurna Base Camp Trek, and Rara Lake Trek.