About Everest Base Camp
Right after the trails of Everest was first opened in 1950's; Everest base camp became the ultimate goal of many adventurous trekkers. The UK's leading magazine 'The Observer', has selected Everest Base Camp trekking in Nepal in '20 Journeys of a lifetime'. This stunning trek visits both the base camp and KalaPatthar (5545m), a viewpoint for the best view of the Mount Everest.
The trek commences with a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla in the heart of the Khumbu region, from Lukla we trek up to the Sherpa capital of Namche bazaar. From Namche it is mainly a gradual push up to Kala Pattar and Everest Base Camp resting one day in Dingboche or Pheriche for some side trips and further acclimatization.
The Everest base camp is one of the most popular trekking routes in the Himalayas; and it is the starting point for many of the expeditions to take on the summit.
Highlight of the Everest Base Camp
Once the trek ascends to the summit of KalaPatthar; it bestows with majestic views of Mount Everest and a breath-taking 360 degree panorama of the world's highest mountain. Everest is one of the world's most awe-inspiring sights and an Everest base camp trek the perfect adventure.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport & transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Trekking preparation in Kathmandu/Free day
Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2700m) and trek to Phakding (2600m)
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3450m)
Day 05: Excursion to Thame Monastery (3800m) and back to Namche
Day 06: Trek to Thyangboche (3880m)
Day 07: Trek to Pheriche (4250m)
Day 08: Trek to Lobuche (4930m)
Day 09: Trek to Gorak Shep (5130m) and excursion to Everest Base Camp(5245m)
Day 10: Excursion Kalapattar early morning and back to Dingboche (4400m)
Day 11: Trek to Sanasa (3580m)
Day 12: Trek to Manjo (2800m)
Day 13: Trek to Lukla (2800m)
Day 14: Lukla fly back to Kathmandu and free day
Day 15: Kathmandu free day
Day 16: Transfer to international airport for departure