Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek is a combination of cultural sightseeing in the legendary Kathmandu valley, trekking in the Khumbu following in the footsteps of Tenzing and Hillary, heli-touring the Himalayas, and wandering at the world’s highest mountain Everest. Everest alone is sufficient to draw a large group of adventure travelers but other attractions of this trip aren’t weak either. In addition, you will be accommodated in the finest hotels and lodges of Nepal throughout the trip. Plus, it’s the people for whom most travelers return to Nepal for. Meet them, exchange views and personal stories and create lasting memories.
Everest Base Camp Trek Highlights
- Visit some of UNESCO World Heritage Sites
- Experience the electrifying flight from Kathmandu to Lukla
- Trek to the base of the world’s highest peak Mt. Everest (8848 meters)
- Collect blessings from Tengboche Monastery, among the biggest and oldest monasteries of the Khumbu region
- Catch a breathtaking view of the chain of Himalayas from Kala Patthar
- Walk past the Khumbu Glacier-deepest glacier on the planet
- Explore the parts of Sagarmatha National Park- UNESCO world heritage site
- Witness unique Tibet-influenced Sherpa culture and lifestyle
Best Time For Everest Base Camp Trekking
The best time for EBC trek is Spring (March-May) and Autumn (September – November). During these seasons, the weather remains quite stable with the bearable temperatures. And you will experience the clearest views of the mountains under the crisp sky in the less humid surrounding. During winter lots of snow may make the trails to higher altitudes difficult. Plus, many teahouses may remain closed in the higher altitudes. During summer, the trail becomes wet because of rain. And the dense fog may obstruct the mountains views. Despite tougher climatic conditions, if you pack well and make yourself ready to face any hurdles then you can trek in these ofF-seasons as well. So, the trek to EBC is doable all year round.
EBC Trek Difficulty
Mt. Everest is the highest mountain in the world and trekking to its base camp is an adventure in itself. Trekking to Everest Base Camp requires a good level of fitness and strong determination to challenge the changing mountain weather. On this trek, you will ascend to the maximum height 5555 meters at Kala Patthar. So, there could be many instances of altitude sickness. And, since the mountain weather is quite unpredictable you may witness varying and unfavorable weather conditions that may add hurdles to your trek. Plus, the mountainside routes are full of boulders and the rugged terrains with the sloppy terrains and uphill climbs. The geography, weather, and altitude may create difficulty in the Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek. But if you prepare well and come physically and mentally prepared then you can beat any type of difficulty on the Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek.
Everest Base Camp Trek Map
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and drive to hotel (1365 m / 4, 470 ft ), Hotel Accommodation.
Day 02: Half day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu, Hotel Accommodation.
Day 03: Fly to Lukla from Kathmandu (2860 m / 9380 ft) & Trek to Phakding (2651 m / 8695 ft) 3-4 hrs Tea House Accommodation.
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazar (3,440 m/11,283 ft) 4- 5 hrs, Tea House Accommodation.
Day 05: Acclimatization Day at Namche Bazar (3,440 m/11,283 ft), Tea House Accommodation.
Day 06: Trek to Tyangboche (3,870 m/12,693 ft)6-7 hrs, Tea House Accommodation.
Day 07: Trek to Dingboche (4350 m / 14268 ft)5- 6 hrs, Tea House Accommodation.
Day 08: Trek to Chhukung (4710 m/ 15448 ft) for acclimatization and trek Back to Dingboche 5- 6 hrs, Tea House Accommodation.
Day 09: Trek to Lobuche (4910 m / 16,104 ft)4 – 5 Hrs, Tea House Accommodation.
Day 10: Trek to Gorak Shep (5180 m / 16,990 ft) and visit Everest Base Camp (5364 m/ 17,594 ft) trek back to Gorak Shep. 7- 8 hrs, Tea House Accommodation.
Day 11: Hike Up to Kalapatthar (5545 m / 18,187 ft) Early in the Morning & fly back to Kathmandu via Helicopter, Hotel Accommodation.
Day 12: Transfer to the Airport for Flight Departure
On availability of your time and interest after your trek, please feel free to choose our DAY TOURS, NEPAL TOURS , Jungle Safaris or other options from our website. Here are some trip extensions that might interest you.