About Everest Base Camp Trek
Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the most popular and dream trekking destinations for travel enthusiasts. A journey that will lead you to the base of the world's highest mountain, Mt. Everest (8,848 m), a journey for those whose dream soars higher than clouds, and a journey where one will feel the warmth of the most welcoming people, Sherpas in one of the coldest regions of the Earth. Trekking in Everest Region will lead you miles away from the hustle of your life into the lap of Himalayan nature where every individual become one in spite of different culture, caste, religion, and language. The trail is moderate with a few steep ascends and descends that will surely help you test your own endurance and expand it beyond that.
Everest Base Camp Trek begins with a scenic and thrilling flight to Lukla. From Lukla, you will ascend up to Namche Bazar through the forested trail. Namche Bazar is the biggest Sherpa village and tourist hub of the Everest Region. Taking a day off here, you will trek up to Tengboche where you will visit Tengboche monastery, the oldest monastery of the entire region. Further, the trail will take you all the way up to the Everest Base Camp with a hike to Kala Patthar.
The trail will go through several villages, dense pine, oak, & rhododendron forests, and rivers along with offering stunning mountain landscape. On Everest Base Camp Trekking, you will get to witness some of the 8,000 meters above mountains like Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Makalu (8,481 m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201 m), and several other peaks like Kangtega (6,782 m), Ama Dablam (6,812 m), and Thamserku (6,623 m), Island Peak (6,189 m), Mt. Nuptse (7,861 m).
Everest Base Camp Trek difficulty level is marked challenging. It means the trail is difficult and you need to be in good shape to go on this trek. A perfectly planned Everest Base Camp Trek itinerary and a professional guide will help you reach Everest Base Camp without having any problems. We, Himalayan Asia Treks and Expedition P Ltd has designed our Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary including enough acclimatization days in between the journey to make sure you are not having any problems. We will make sure with us you are enjoying every second of your Everest Base Camp Trekking. For any further information regarding the trip or Everest Base Camp Trek Cost feel free to Contact Us anytime.
Accommodations on Everest Base Camp Trek:
On Everest Base Camp Trek, you will spend overnight in lodge or guest house. The rooms will be on twin-sharing terms with little space and a few pieces of furniture. Likewise, washrooms will also be on sharing basis. In Kathmandu, you will stay in beautiful three-star hotel. Rooms will be big with private washrooms.
Everest Base Camp Trek difficulty:
Everest Base Camp Trek difficulty is marked moderate by experts. However, the trail can get a little exhausting and difficult in a few sections. You have to walk on average of 6 to 7 hours each day and day by day increasing altitude will also make the journey challenging. However, with a strong will power, good health, physical fitness, and our professionally designed Everest Base Camp itinerary, you will easily complete this trek.
Best time to go on Everest Base Camp Trekking:
The best time to go on trekking in Everest Base Camp trek is from Spring (March-May) and Autumn (September-November). You can also go on Everest Base Camp trek in January, however, the cold weather might not be the best fit for everyone. Similarly, during the monsoon the region receives rainfall, which makes the trail slippery and dangerous.
Everest Base Camp Trek Elevation:
Mt. Everest is the highest peak in the world. The most challenging part of Everest Base Camp Trek is Everest Base Camp Elevation. The first day while taking flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, the altitude of Lukla is 2840 meter. Everest Base Camp is the bottom of Mt. Everest. The height of Mt. Everest is 8848m, Everest Base Camp height is 5364m and the highest point of Everest Base Camp Tours is Kala Patthar 5643m. Generally while going to Everest Base Camp, we will walk 5-6 hours per day and 400m – 700m. Everest Base Camp Trek Altitude starts from Lukla 2640m to Kala Patthar 5643m.
Everest Base Camp Weather and Temperature:
Before joining Everest Base Camp Trek, Trekkers/Hikers should know about Everest Base Weather and Temperature. December and February is not good time for high passes but lower Everest is good. In these month little bit snow so weather is good for lower Everest and but not possible in high pass and upper Everest. March to May is good season to Everest Base Camp Trek and other Everest Tour Packages. June to August is generally rainy season so it’s not good time to do Everest Base Camp Trek. September to November is known as autumn season which is best season Everest Base camp Trek.
Flight Information about Kathmandu and Lukla Everest Base Camp Trekking:
For going Everest Base Camp Trekking, we have to fly from Kathmandu to Lukla by small Twin Otter plane. Lukla airport is Nepal’s domestic airport and Himalaya region airport so there is no more facility like in other airport. In sometimes, flight will be cancelled or delayed due to mountain weather or some technical problems of aircraft. In that case, you have to pay for extra days bill in Kathmandu or Lukla. If flight cancelled and you have international flight in such case,
Nepal Government has announced flight schedule to Lukla from Kathmandu has shifted from Ramechhap until further notice to avoid the heavy traffic congestion traffic in Kathmandu airport. The Ramechhap airport is located 130KM far from Kathmandu and approximately 4 hours driving.
If you avoid flight from/ to Ramechhap to Lukla to Ramechhap then another option is Helicopter Charter for 5 people. Generally Helicopter charge is USD500.00 per person for one way. Helicopter charter service is not guaranteed. After confirmation your Everest Three Passes Trek, we will coordinate with Helicopter company for charter for your easy transport.