“Go where you feel most alive!”
Did you know Trekking to Everest Base Camp is one of the most popular hikes in the world? Getting at the base of the top of the world at 5360 m offers you an amazing feeling ever. For those who have very limited time in Nepal, Scenic Nepal Treks offers our 13 Days Everest Base Camp Trek. If you have limited time, You may have to look at our regular Program Everest Base Camp- 14 Days.
Everest Base Camp Trek is not just about reaching the foothill of the world’s tallest mountain. It is an amalgamation of high-altitude topographical experience and people’s cultural understanding. Too many superlative activities do make it an exciting prospect of finding the inner self of your traveling desires. From adventure to creation of momentous events EBC trek tops all. The journey starts with an adventurous flight to the world’s most extreme airport the Lukla Airport from Kathmandu. From temperate to alpine forests trekkers ascends and descend through the valley of moraines and glaciers. Places like Phakding, Manjo, and Sagarmatha National Park Entrance are covered before halting for acclimatization rest in Namche Bazaar. The place is a thriving town of the Khumbu region in which most of the daily goods of trekkers and locals depend on. A trip to Everest View Hotel or Khumjung during acclimatization would enthrall any individual for the greater good. Amadablam, Tabuche, Lhotse, Nuptse, Everest, Thamserku, Kwangde and many others dazzle trekkers.
The days will be harder day by day as trekkers ascend higher. You will be following halfway similar trails to Gokyo Lake Trek and Island Peak Climb. Thin air and chilled mountain weather will welcome trekkers. From Namche, the spiritual hilltop monastery village of Tengboche is reached. It is the final destination for Everest View Trek as well. Stupendous scenery of Dudhkoshi Valley and Pangboche Valley have seen either side with Amadablam on the backdrop.
The journey further continues towards Dingboche at the foothill of Nagarshan Hill. Trekkers take another acclimatization break on this village either by hiking Nagarshan or Chhukung Valley. The journey from here onwards will be full of moraines and glaciers. The sight of Lobuche, Pumori, Cholatse, and others looms large continuously until trekkers reach Gorakshep passing by Lobuche. Walking through the memorial of legendary mountaineers and rocky rugged moraine beside the Khumbu glacier is an act of intrepidity and test of physical endurance.
Gorakshep is the last village/accommodation on the Everest Base Trekking trail. About 2 hours of walking will finally land trekkers to a much-coveted place on earth the Everest Base Camp (5364 m). Gather as many memories as possible and take a plethora of pictures. You will be blessed to share your story of being at the base camp of the Himalayan deity. The early morning hike of Kalapathar (5545 m) is another yet final adventurous push during this trek in Nepal. Get never seen before the sight of sun dazzling the quaint mountains with its golden rays. The journey returns back to Lukla via the Pheriche route.
Physical Condition & Experience Requirements for Everest Base Camp Trek
Trekking to Everest Base Camp is a moderate trek, which is good for that hiker who has hiking experience. You don’t need to have any special training, however, you need to be able to walk and be physically fit. Please do tell us if you have any preexisting medical condition such as heart, lung, and blood diseases