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Everest Base Camp Trek is the most popular trek in Nepal ane one of the most iconic and classic treks in the world. This Everest Trek takes you to the heart of the Sagarmatha region in Nepal.
The journey to Everest Base Camp embarks with the 30-minutes adventurous mountain flight from Kathmandu to Lukla Airport, which is considered as one of the most dangerous airports. From there, you trek through the trail walked by some of the brave men such as Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay and many others who climbed the Mount Everest.
The Everest Base Camp Trail takes you along the beautiful cultural settlements of Sherpa communities and the staggering Sagarmatha National Park. The trek finally concludes at the base camp of the world’s highest mountain, Mount Everest.
Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02: Drive to Manthali Airport (Ramechhap); fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding
Day 03: Trek to Namche (3,438m/11,280 ft): 11km, 5 - 6 hours
Day 04: Acclimatization Day in Namche
Day 05: Trek to Tengboche (3,870m/12,694ft): 10km, 5- 6 hours
Day 06: On towards Dingboche (4,360 m/14,300 ft): 9km, 5 - 6 hours
Day 07: Acclimatization in Dingboche
Day 08: Trek to Lobuche
Day 09: Lobuche to Gorak Shep – Everest Base Camp (5170 m/16,961ft), visit Everest Base Camp (5364 m/17,594 ft): 13km, 6-7 hours
Day 10: Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar (5,545m/18,192ft) to Pherice (4,288m/14,070ft): 16km, 7-8 hours
Day 11: Periche to Namche Bazaar via Tengboche
Day 12: Namche to Lukla Trek (2,860m/9,186ft): 19km, 6 - 7 hours
Day 13: Flight from Lukla to Ramechhap and drive back to Kathmandu
Day 14: Experiencing Kathmandu
Day 15: Farewell