9 Things You Need to Know About Everest Base Camp Trek

  • 2021-01-27
  • by Amrit Chhetri

Everest Base Camp is one of the famous and most visited places among the adventure lovers. First opened in 1950, the Everest Region has been limelight till now. Generally, Everest Base Camp Trek can be done on 14 days which is included Everest Base Camp, Kala Patthar and Gorakhshep. For adventure seekers, Everest Base Camp is not enough. Except Everest Base Camp, different high passes, Gokyo Lakes ,Gokyo Valley, Gokyo Ri are other popular places is in Everest Region Trek.

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Before booking Everest Base Camp Trek, hikers should know 9 things to understand about Everest Base Camp Trek. The Everest Base Camp Trek Blog gives you information about the space of Everest Base Camp Trek, Everest Base Camp Trek Cost, Everest Base Camp Trek short Itinerary, Training for Everest Base Camp Trek, difficulties of Everest Base Camp Trek.

How long Everest Base Camp Trek?

From Kathmandu to Everest Base Camp and the other way around for trekking is around 12 days. There are many trekking packages to succeed in Everest Base Camp like Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lake Trek, Everest Base Camp High Passes Trek and classic route from Jiri is additionally existence. While we are hiking towards Everest Base Camp, it'll take 09 Days due to altitude where you've got to acclimatize your body with Nepal Himalaya then can back on 3 days.

To know better how long Everest Base Camp from Kathmandu, we've written down a brief Itinerary of Everest Base Camp Trek.

Day01: Arrival.

Day02: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla, Hike to Phakding ( 9 km /4 hrs)

Day03: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (12 km/6 hrs)

Day04: Acclimatization day.

Day05: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche – (10 km /6 hrs)

Day06: Hike from Tengboche to Dingboche – (12 km/6 hrs)

Day07: Acclimatization day in Dingboche.

Day08: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (12 km /7 hrs)

Day09: Hike from Lobuche to Gorakshep to EBC and back to Gorak Shep –(15 km -7 hrs)

Day10: Hike from Gorak Shep up Kala Pathar then to Pheriche (13 km/7 hrs)

Day11: Trek from Pheriche back to Namche Bazaar (14 km /7 hrs)

Day12: Hike from Namche Bazaar to the airstrip at Lukla (15 km 7 hrs)

Day13: Fly back to Kathmandu.

Day14: Departure.

How much does Everest Base Camp Trek cost?

• Prices starts from USD$1,300 per person all the thanks to $4,000 for a mean 14 days.

• Prices include: Guide & porter, permits, trip flight to Lukla, accommodation, and meals.

• Prices exclude: travel insurance, flight, visa fees, trekking equipment.

The Cost of Everest Base Camp Trek is depending on your group size and facility. You’ll find USD1400.00 to quite USD4000.00 Everest Base Camp Trek Cost in online through different Trekking Agency in Nepal. Generally, Local Trekking Companies in Nepal are selling lower prices than the international Trekking Company. We request to al trekkers to settle on Local Trekking Company in Nepal because that helps on to improve their economy and can skilled to guard Nepal Himalaya and their unique culture also. Another factor of Everest Base Camp Trek Cost is selecting Accommodation in Everest. If you select lodges in Everest then Everest Base Camp Trek cost are going to be less or cheap but if you select Luxury Lodges in Everest than cost are going to be high.

We suggest don't book if you get cheaper because service are going to be limited and need to pay by yourself then your cost will increase.

How to train for Everest Base Camp Trek?

The Everest Base Camp Trek starts with from Lukla (2860m) to Everest Base Camp (5364m) and Kala Patthar (5643m). Generally, from 2860 m (Lukla) to 5364m (Kala Patthar) it'll take 09 to 12 days . Therefore the most vital thing is how your body is acclimatizing with Nepal Himalaya. Trekking to Everest Base Camp isn't climbing or expedition so your body to be physically fit and have excellent strength, conditioning and endurance to be ready to complete the trek. Before doing Everest Base Camp Trek 3-4 month ago, you'll do walking and spend bit longer in gym to form your body strength.

• Running/Walking in Park

• Swimming

• Yoga or Aerobic

• Gym

How difficult is that the Everest Base Camp Trek

Trek to Everest Base Camp isn't like expedition or mountaineering. It’s only hiking on while during a valley and a few steeply. the problem of the Everest Base Camp Trek is altitude. To avoid hypoxia , Trekking Companies make itinerary 1/1 days acclimatize in Namche Bazar and Dingboche. Everest Base Camp Trek isn't hard or difficult for trekking. Everest Base Camp Trek Difficult is counting on the weather, your preparation, the quantity of distance you cover during the trek.

How steep is Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest Base Camp Trek, there's no scary steep trekking routes but there's some steep trail.

How many days Everest Base Camp Trek

The standard Trekking days of Everest Base Camp Trek is 14 Days therefore the popular trekking is in Everest is Everest Base Camp Trek 14 Days. If you would like to feature Gokyo Lakes then add 2/3 Days in Everest Base Camp Trek and like to more adventure then add 1 week for Everest Three Passes Trek in Everest Base Camp Trek. There’s also an alternative choice for Island Peak climbing also after reaching Everest Base Camp.

How crowded is Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest Base Camp Trek is that the no. 1 trekking packages in Nepal so there's crowded. The number of trekkers in Everest Base Camp Trek is counting on the season.

Is it safe to trek to the Everest Base Camp Trek

Nepal is one of the safest tourism destinations among South Asia. Generally, the solo traveler is traveling alone or with a guide/driver in the city and mountain area, Nepal Himalaya and Nepal City Tour id safe. We propose while you're trekking in mountain, please book through local trekking company in Nepal and take guide & porter then solo trekking because of geaographical structure of hiking places. If you hire local staff then they're going to update your location and can support the local economy also.

How many kilometers is Everest Base Camp Trek

The distance between Lukla to Everest Base Camp to Lukla is 130 KM. The method distance between Lukla to Everest Base Camp is 65 KM but we cannot walk continuously due to altitude.

Company Profile

Himalayan Asia Treks and Expedition P Ltd is an ideal partner when it comes to trekking Packages in Nepal/Nepal Tour Packages or any other any tourism activities in Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet. The company was established in 2004 AD by individuals who have spent an entire life working as guides, for mountaineers and as well as trekkers. We know exactly what makes or breaks a trek. One of the best things about us is that we focus on client satisfaction. And in order to achieve that, we even allow our clients to make changes to the itinerary. If you’re planning to go on the Nepal Trekking Packages/Nepal Tour Packages, and are looking for a travel service provider, make sure to choose Himalayan Asia Treks and Expedition P Ltd. The one thing that is certain is, with us beside you; you can get the best out of the Nepal Trekking Packages/Nepal Tour Packages including Bhutan and Tibet.

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