Everest Base Camp Trekking is the most popular trekking package to the base camp of Mount Everest in Nepal also popular as EBC trek. This trekking takes you to the homeland of Sherpa where culture meets the Himalayas. Explore the beautiful mountains, hike upto the Everest Base Camp and enjoy the views of stunning mountain peaks.
Day 01: After having breakfast, drive to airport for Kathmandu Lukla Flight , Lukla (2886m.) is the busy airport in Everest region which takes about 30 minutes and trek from Lukla to Phakding (2640 m.) which takes approximately three hours.
Day 02: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440 m.) which it takes approximately five hours and stay overnight at lodge in Namche Bazaar, the Sherpa capital famous as the gateway of Everest
Day 03: Full day acclimatization at Namche Bazaar (3440 m.) For the acclimatization you walk upto Khhumjung where you can visit monastery. Khhumjung is densely populated by Sherpa community. You can also enjoy the splendid views of Everest, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Nuptse, Lhotse, Tawche, Kwangde and so on.
Day 04: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tyangboche (3867 m.) which takes about five hours. Tyangboche is an important lookout point on this course, and the sunset on Everest and Ama Dablam is especially beautiful
Day 05: Trek from Tyangboche to Dingboche (4260 m.) which takes approximately five hours. Dingboche is a beautiful patchwork of fields enclosed by stone walls protecting the crops of barley, buckwheat and potatoes from the cold winds and grazing animals.
Day 06: Rest day at Dingboche (4260 m.) for acclimatization. You have another option as you can hike upto Chhukum. From here you can enjoy the panoramic view of Island peak, Ama Dablam, Makalu, Tawoche peak and others. On the same day you come back to Dingboche and have rest.
Day 07: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4930 m.) which takes about five and half hours.
Day 08: Trek from Lobuche to Everest Base Camp (5486m.) via Gorakshep (5180m.) and it takes about seven hours. Everest base camp is our dream destination for this trek. For beautiful views of snowy capped peaks we trek to Kalapathar. From Everest Base Camp it is not possible to explore the mountains well.
Day 09: Trek from Gorakshep to Kala Patthar (5545m.) and trek to Pheriche (4243m.) and it takes about six hours. You accomplish an early morning climb to Kala Patthar (5545m.) and enjoy the view of sunrise. From Kala Patthar you can have a panoramic view of Mt. Everest and many other mountain peaks like Mt. Pumori, Mt. Lingtren, Mt. Khumbetse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku and many more.
Pheriche is the place where one can make phone calls to any part of the world. You can see the mountain Yaks in Pheriche.
Day 10: Trek from Pheriche to Tyangboche (3867 m.) which takes approximately four hours.
Day 11: Trek from Tyangboche to Namche Bazaar (3440 m) which takes about four and half hours.
Day 12: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Phakding (2640m.) and it takes about four hours. The trails descend steeply for early one and half hours. After that, the path has small ups and down to Phakding through Monjo. .
Day 13: Trek from Phakding to Lukla (2886m) and it takes about three hours. Your final day's trekking follows the Dudh Koshi back down to Lukla.
Day 14: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu which takes 30 minutes. You take an early morning flight back to Kathmandu.
Duration: 14 days
Best Season: Spring & Autumn
Transportation: Flight and private car
Highlights : Kathmandu, Namche, Lukla, Phakding, Dingboche, Pangboche, Kalapathar, Khumjung
Trip Style: Teahouse (lodge stay)
Accomodation: Hotel in Kathmandu, lodges during trek
Culture: Buddist culutre of Sherpa people