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Everest Base Camp trek has drawn adventurers since Mount Everest was first surveyed in the late 19th century. Mt Everest known as 'Sagarmatha' in Nepal and 'Chomolungma' in Tibet is popular dream destination among all adventure lovers. Everest Base Camp trekking is slightly demanding and requires a fair level of fitness before you begin. Most of the trail lies at the altitude over 3 000m, it is also essential that you trek slowly to avoid the possibility of AMS.
The trek starts from Kathmandu after a short 35 minutes flight to the Tenzing-Hilary airport at Lukla (2642m). After the scenic mountain flight, the trek start through Sherpa villages and farmlands gradually rises to Namche Bazaar (3440m.) where few nights spend for acclimatization (to be familiar with altitude). During the rest days, we explore the large Sherpa village at Khumjung and experience their lifestyle, beliefs, skills and warmth. The Prayer flags, Chortens, Mani walls and Monasteries justify to the importance of Buddhism in their lives throughout the wilderness.
Everest Base Camp (EBC) trek beyond Namche continues with several ups and downs and the trail continues to higher altitude where the night-time temperatures down to zero. You will get opportunity to explore the alpine vegetation. Finally, the one way trekking destination ends at the base camp of Everest or climbing the Kalapathar hill. Staying in the lodges and capturing the world's highest towering peaks, we hike back to Lukla and fly back to Kathmandu.
Everest Base Camp Trek popularly known as EBC trekking is possible all most all year around but the best season for this trek is spring and autumn. During these two seasons, panoramic views of mountain including Everest and other several peaks are possible and the weather is good to trek. If you are wishing to do the Everest Base Camp Trekking, we Mountain Mart Treks and Expedition are always ready to provide information and arrange your trip.
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft)
Day 02: Kathmandu Valley sightseeing & and trek preparation (1,300m/4,264 ft)
ORDay at leisure, to follow your own interests.
Day 03:Fly Kathmandu – Lukla and trek to Phakding (2,562m /8,700ft): 35 minutes airstrip and 3-4 hrs trek.
Day 04: Phakding - Namche Bazaar (3,440 m/11,280 ft): 5-6 hrs trek.
Day 05: Acclimatization Day - Namche Bazaar: (3,440m/11,284ft)
Day 06: Namche Bazzar - Tengboche (3,870m/12,694ft): 5-6 hrs trek
Day 07: Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360 m/14,300 ft): 5-6 hrs
Day 08: Acclimatization day in Dingboche
Day 09: Dingboche – Lobuche (4,940 /16,207ft): 4-5 hrs. trek
Day 10: Lobuche - Gorak Shep (5,160 m/17,000ft) - Everest Base Camp (5,364 m/17,594 ft): Gorak Shep 7-8 hrs trek
Day 11: Gorak Shep - Kala Patthar (5,545 m/18,192 ft) - Pheriche (4,280 m/14,070 ft): 7-8 hrs walk
Day 12: Pheriche – Phortse (3,750m /12,300ft): 4-5 hrs
Day 13: Phortse – Monjo (2,800m /9,200ft): 5-6 hrs. trek
Day 14: Monjo – Lukla (2,780m /9,175ft): 5-6 hrs. trek
Day 15: Lukla – Kathmandu by Air (1,300m /4,264ft): 35 minutes airstrip
Day 16: Departure
Transfer to International Airport and fly to onward destination
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Everest base camp Trekking has been an admired destination for the trekkers, hikers and climbers. It is a typical trek that takes you through the soul of Sherpa country right to the foothills of the mighty Everest with trails that guide you across the splendid wonders of nature, into tranquil monasteries & majestic landscapes of Khumbu Area.Everest base camp trek Everest base camp Trek lead us through narrow valleys, spectacular mountains including World’s highest peak Mt.Everest Mt.Lhotse Mt. Nuptse Mt.Pumori and other snow-capped mountains above 8000m. everest trekking route includes Sagarmatha National Park which is listed in world natural heritage list because of its diverse flora and fauna. The views of the sunrise over the snow-capped mountains are just divine from summit of Kala patthar , feels like you are in never land. This trek gives an insight into the live s and culture of Sherpa, Rai people of Everest trekking region. On the route we can encounter with the monasteries located at the highest region with the background of Mt.Everest nearing day by day which feels unbelievable and thrilling. Everest base camp trek is popular between adventure seekers throughout the world. Besides self satisfaction and reaching the significant height of 5,545 meters, another great feel of the Everest base camp trek is being able to say, “I have visited the highest mountain in the world”.
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Day 01:Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2,562m /8,700ft): 35 minutes airstrip and 3-4 hrs trek. Day 02: Phakding - Namche Bazaar (3,440 m/11,280 ft): 5-6 hrs trek. Day 03: Acclimatization Day - Namche Bazaar: (3,440m/11,284ft) Day 04: Namche Bazzar - Tengboche (3,870m/12,694ft): 5-6 hrs trek Day 05: Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360 m/14,300 ft): 5-6 hrs Day 06: Acclimatization day in Dingboche Day 07: Dingboche – Lobuche (4,940 /16,207ft): 4-5 hrs. trek Day 08: Lobuche - Gorak Shep (5,160 m/17,000ft) - Everest Base Camp (5,364 m/17,594 ft): Gorak Shep 7-8 hrs trek Day 09: Gorak Shep - Kala Patthar (5,545 m/18,192 ft) - Pheriche (4,280 m/14,070 ft): 7-8 hrs walk Day 10: Pheriche – Phortse (3,750m /12,300ft): 4-5 hrs Day 11: Phortse – Monjo (2,800m /9,200ft): 5-6 hrs. trek Day 12: Monjo – Lukla (2,780m /9,175ft): 5-6 hrs. trek Day 13: Lukla – Kathmandu by Air (1,300m /4,264ft): 35 minutes airstrip Day 14: Departure to onward destination