Everest base camp trekking is without doubt one of the most renowned travel destination in the world. For adventure travellers an exciting opportunity to be at the foot of world’s highest mountain - Mount Everest. Indeed Mount Everest Base Camp (5380m) has been popular trekking since the trail first successful expeditions of Mount Everest Summit (8848 meter) on May 29th, 1953 by Sir Edmund Hilary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa. The Everest base camp trekking reveals some of the most breath- taking scenery of the Himalayan region.
Everest base camp trekking begins half an hour spectacular adventures mountain flight to Lukla on the next day of your arrival in Kathmandu airport. On the first of trekking the foot trail follows Dudh Kosi River. Then following day it crosses forests of rhododendron and magnolia, villages and monasteries. On the second day you reach at Namche Bazaar, a bustling bazaar, that’s a junction for trekkers. The Namche bazaar is the spectacular place to rest and shopping the village has two museums, several internet cafes, pizza houses, three cafes (locally known as bakeries).
The Namche bazaar is getaway of the Everest base camp trekking. From here you will trek along a high traversing path and reach at Tyangboche, an old Buddhist monastery located on a ridge top in the Tengboche at 3,867m in Khumjung village community. This monastery is also known as Dawa Choling Gompa. Then following days you will be at Dingboche, Lobuche and Gorakhashep. Form Gorak Shep you will visit the Everest Base Camp and ascend to the black rocks called Kala Patthar (5555m). After visiting the major target place Mount Everest base camp at the foot of the Khumbu ice fall then you will trek back to the Lukla airport following the same previous route with spending few days overnight at different places. The views are much better after the summer monsoons have cleared the atmosphere.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02: Fly Kathmandu to Lukla (2810m). Trek to Phakding (2652m)
Day 03: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3446 m)
Day 04: Rest in Namche Bazaar/ Excursion Namche Bazaar and Syangboche(3880m). Back to Namche Bazaar.
Day 05: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche(3867 m).7h walking.
Day 06: Tengboche to Dingboche(4260m).
Day 07: Dingboche to Lobuche(4930 m).
Day 08: Lobuche to Gorkhashep(5140m)- Everest base camp (5364m). Return back to the Gorakhashep.
Day 09: Gorkha shep to Kalapatter(5545m). And down to the Lobuche(4930 m).
Day 10: Lobuche to Pangboche.7h walking. O/n at mountain lodge.
Day 11: Pangboche to Namche Bazzar. 8h walking. O/n at mountain lodge.
Day 12: Namche Bazaar to Lukla. 8h walking. O/n at mountain lodge.
Day 13: Fly back to Kathmandu. O/n at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 14: Transfer to the Kathmandu international airport for final departure. Onward your journey.
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