Photo-journey Everest base camp trekking - Himalayan Smile Treks

Photo-journey Everest base camp trekking

Photo-journey of Mount Everest basecamp

Here we have a photo gallery for Everest base camp trek. The photos on this photo-journey were from Autumn 2016. We did fourteen days Everest Base Camp trek during that time. we had a beautiful weather since the beginning we had magnificent weather throughout the journey.  

Group picture before the flight to Lukla. In the picture, everybody looks excited about the flight. It takes around thirty minutes to reach Lukla from Kathmandu.

Photo-journey of Mount Everest basecamp

Group picture before Lukla flight at Kathmandu Airport

Tenzing Hillary airport Lukla 2810m/9216ft

This is Tenzing hillary airport of Lukla one of the tough airport in Nepal also known as the gateway to Mt Everest. This airport is located at the altitude of 2810m/9216ft above the sea level.



Larja Dovan where river Bhotekoshi & Dudhkoshi meets.




Namche Bazar 3440m/11283ft is also called gateway town to Mt Everest. This town is pretty bigger then any other place in Khumbu region. Hotel, lodge, bakery, bar, pub, internet cafe are widely available in this town. Bank, Atm and mini market are also serving in this place.


Namche Bazar 3440m/11283ft also called gateway town to Mt Everest



Bird eye view of Namche Bazar.

Visiting Everest viewpoint on Acclimatization day

This settlement is called Khumjung 3700m/12136ft is located at the lap of Mt Khumi-Ula. This is one of the dense villages in Khumbu valley. We visit this village during acclimatization day in Namche. It takes around 2 hours to reach this village from Namche Bazar. There are few monasteries, longest mani wall & the school build by late Hillary first Everest climber.

Khumjung village 3700m/12136ft acclimatization day visit


Yak crossing suspension bridge near Phunki thanka

Tengboche Monastery 3860m/12660ft one of the sacred monastery in the region

Dingboche village4450m/14596ft

lobouche 4900m/16072ft

Khumbu glacier view near Gorakshep


Gorakshep & way to Kalapatthar


Group picture after reaching Everest Base Camp 5365m/17597ft





Kalapathar 5545m/18187ft


Kalapathar is the best place to see Mt Everest otherwise the view from Everest base camp is not that good. It is said that the Everest from Everest base camp looks like an old man in the middle of a beautiful girl. It takes 3 hours to reach Kalapatthar from Gorakshep which is uphill all the way. Kalapathar 5545m/18187ft is the highest elevation during Everest trek.

The view from Kalapatthar Including Mt Everest, Nuptse, Khumbutsey etc Dozens of the mountain can be seen from Kalapatthar.