Everest Base Camp Trek itinerary is for the base camp trek. It is the most popular destination for the trek. Everest base camps are located two sides of Mount Everest. One is on the South base camp and another is North Basecamp. South located on Nepal side and north is on Tibet side at an altitude of 5,364 meters and 5,150 meters respectively. These camps are primary base on Mount Everest which is used by mountain hikers during hiking. Nepal side is used when trekking through the Southeast Ridge, while trekking through northeast ridge is using via Tibet.
Trekkers are taken to the Everest base camp from the south by Sherpas or porter and with the help of animals. Yaks are used usually from the south while there has vehicle facility up to the base camp. No need to do hiking from Tibet part, but hiking and trekking is most necessary from Nepal side.
The Everest Base camp trek on Nepal side is popular trekking route to the Mount Everest and visited by more than thousands of people every trekking season. The trek generally starts from Kathmandu fly to Lukla. Before beginning the trek, it is the better idea to take flight from Kathmandu to save time and energy. There is also another trekking route up to Lukla, which takes more 5 to 6 days from Kathmandu by drive and hiking.
List of Everest Base camp Trek Itinerary
- Day 01: Arrival In Kathmandu
- Day 02: Kathmandu to Lukla by flight and trek to Phakding
- Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar from Phakding
- Day 04: Rest in Namche
- Day 05: Trek to Tengboche from Namche
- Day 06: Trek to Dingboche
- Day 07: Rest in Dingboche
- Day 08: Trek to Lobuche
- Day 09: Trek to Gorkhashep and Everest Base Camp and back to Gorkhashep
- Day 10: Early morning trek to Kalapatthar and back Pheriche
- Day 11: Pheriche to Namche
- Day 11: Hike back to Lukla
- Day 12: Lukla To Kathmandu
- Day 13: Final Departure
On arrival in Nepal, our staff will pick you up from Airport and transport to Hotel at the heart of the city for the night.
On this day, early morning with the breakfast we headed to Kathmandu domestic airport to take the flight for Lukla. Around a scenic flight of 30 minutes from Kathmandu we will be at Lukla. Before that, we have time to explore the mountain Sherpa village, and our crew members loads the trekking equipment. Then the trial from Lukla leads to Chablung with the view of Mountain River Tharo Kosi way to Phakding. Overnight at guesthouse.
Namche Bazaar is the Capital of Sherpa community, following the Village of Dudh Kosi River. It takes around 5/6 hours from Phakding to Namche Bazaar by walk. On the way we can see the beautiful view of Thamserku Peak, and the way leads to the agriculture project, an impressing looks around the whole way with the scene of snowcapped mountains. Through the way we enters Sagarmatha National Park (1148 Square Meters). After hiking some distance with climbing views of Mount Everest we reach street of Namche Bazaar.
Usually at this point, trekkers as well climbers provide a day of rest for acclimatization. After the breakfast, take some sightseeing around the Namche Bazaar. After the short hike to little top, can get chance to see the outstanding views of Mount Everest, Ama Dablam, Thamerku, Lhotse, etc. It is better place to take some pictures for the memory for that you have been near to the highest point of the world. Overnight at guesthouse.
Treks leads easy walking till the Phunki. After the village, we arise onwards Tengboche, which is mostly famous for the biggest monastery of the Everest Region. Tengboche village is located in Sagarmatha National park which is a UNESCO World heritage site since 1999 AD. Monastery opens at 3 PM, so if you been there before 3 can get chance to discover a Buddhist culture. Overnight in Teahouse.
Simalarly we start our trial and leads downward crossing rich forest of Rhododendron, confer and other Green trees. With the beautiful landscape view of Mount Everest, we will reach Dingboche after 5/6 hours. Overnight hotel.
Resting a day here assist us to acclimate over the 3000 meters height. It is the support camp for the Island Peak Expedition and Ama Dablam Climbing. Besides staying here, we move behind the village to see the other six of the world highest mountain of the world including Makalu, Cho Oyu. While Mount Everest is totally blocked by Lhotse Massif.
Lobuche is located over 4930 meters of altitude and we are reaching narrow to the Everest. The trek is quite difficult that even days. The major hill of Thukla pass’s altitude make difficult for walk. The distance is no longer, while the trial follow with prayer flags and the scenic view of Everest. Overnight stay
This time you may feel uncomfortable because the climate temperature is less the -1 degree Celsius. After the flat trial around one hour then have to walk along the glacier. After the pleasure area the icey and the rough way is come with beautiful landscape views of mountains. And now arrived at Ghoreshep.
Before hiking to Everest base camp, we take a lunch at Ghoreshep and heads towards base camp. Way is rocky and tapering, so have to walk carefully whole over the trial. Finally we reach Everest Base Camp, we cannot spend overnight at base camp so we return back to Ghoreshep and stay overnight.
In the early morning starting mount to Kalapatthar (5550 meters). At the top of the Kalapatthar, the strong wind get felt and there you get the adventure experience, one of the main point of Everest Massif. Then, continure back walking to Pheriche after breakfast.
We get back around 1000 meters this day after with lots of ups and downs. We feel more comfortable. We get back swiftly by the pine forest, we get chance to see the wild mountain goats, birds, and other creatures that live in mountain on the way down to Namche.
After the 6-7 hours walking we reach Lukla from Namche Bazar. This is the last day on the Mountain. Rest day staying at Lukla
Early in the morning we fly back to Kathmandu. We take rest and in the evening we get out for shopping around the Thamel.
Adventure is finally ends today in Nepal. So, back to own hometown. Our representative drops you to International Airport.