Things you should know before going on Luxury Everest Base Camp Trek
Deluxe Everest Base Camp Trek itinerary
Luxury Everest Base Camp Trekking begins with a thrilling flight to Lukla. After landing here, you meet with the other crew members and begin moving towards Phakding, your first stop for the day. From here, the trail passes through dense forests crossing several streams and takes you to the famous Namche Bazar.
Further, the trail moves along Tengboche village, Dingboche, and Lobuche. Passing by the last settlement area at Gorak Shep, you reach Everest Base Camp. Next morning, you hike up to Kala Patthar to capture gorgeous sunrise and retrace the route back.
Deluxe Everest Base Camp Trek difficulty
Deluxe Everest Base Camp Trek is a moderate trek. If you are a new trekker, then the trail can get a little tough for you. There are many ascends and descends that you have to overcome before reaching EBC. Likewise, the trail also involves steep and rugged paths. You are to walk 6 to 7 hours a day. Previous trekking experience is not needed to go on Luxury Everest Base Camp Trekking, however you have to be in good health and physical fitness to go on the trek.
Best time to go on Deluxe Everest Base Camp Trek
Autumn and spring are considered as the best time to go on Deluxe Everest Base Camp Trek. Months in these seasons are March to April and September to December. The weather is mostly stable, which is needed for a safe and successful journey. Likewise, the climate also remains moderate. In spring, you can see various Himalayan vegetation, while in autumn, you can be part of one of the many festivals that are being celebrated at this time.
Accommodation during Deluxe Everest Base Camp Trek
During Everest Base Camp Deluxe Trek, you stay overnight in the most comfortable and lavish lodges. The rooms will be big with a comfortable bed and a private washroom (in most places). As per your need, we l either book you a single or twin-sharing room. Likewise, you also get facilities like wifi and hot showers in most places, which is generally not available everywhere and cost extra money. While in Kathmandu, you stay overnight in a luxurious 5-star hotel.
Food on Deluxe Everest Base Camp Trek
You get a wide variety of food options to choose from during Deluxe Everest Base Camp Trek. You can find Nepali, Tibetan, Continental, Indian dishes. We make sure you are getting delicious and healthy meals throughout the journey. Dishes like rice, curries, soup, bread, eggs, veggies, meat, sandwich, pizza, pasta, momo, noodle, pudding, pastries, etc are available.
Things you will get to see & experience during the Deluxe Everest Base Camp Trek
Short yet exciting flight to Lukla airport
Lukla is the starting point of the Deluxe Everest Base Camp Trek. A short flight take you to Lukla. The flight is short and lasts for around 35 minutes. During the flight, you can see stunning views of the Himalayas.
Trek through Sagarmatha National Park to reach Namche Bazar
You have to pass by Sagarmatha National Park to reach Namche Bazar. This national park is part of the UNESCO World Natural Site. The park includes many ascends and descends through dense forests. As this national park is home to many species, you get to see diverse flora and fauna on the way.
Explore Namche Bazar
Namche Bazar is the biggest Sherpa settlement area in the Khumbu region. It is also the tourist hub, where you get to meet fellow trekkers from all around the world.
Here, you spend a couple of nights acclimatizing yourself. During your stay here, you go on a short excursion to Everest View Hotel or Syangboche Airstrip. Likewise, you also visit the Sherpa Culture Museum and Everest Photo Gallery.
Visit an ancient monastery in Tengboche
Tengboche village houses the oldest and the biggest monastery of the Khumbu region. This monastery was constructed in 1961 by Lama Gulu and later rebuilt twice. Tengboche monastery is a very significant place for the locals. Many major festivals and celebrations are done here. From the back of the monastery, you can see wonderful views of snow-capped mountains.
Experience rich Sherpa culture and their unique lifestyle
The deluxe Everest Base Camp Trek lets you spend time with Sherpas and people from other communities. You get to see their culture and tradition. As you are passing through many villages during the trek, there are many opportunities to have deep insight into the daily lifestyle of the locals. Likewise, on the trail, you can see numerous ancient monasteries, stupas, chortens, and prayer wheels.
Reach Everest Base Camp
Located at 5,364 meters Everest Base Camp is the base of Mt. Everest. It is one of the most famous destinations in the world among travel lovers. From the base camp, you get to see panoramic views of many Himalayan Mountains and stunning glaciers.
Witness gorgeous sunrise from Kala Patthar
Kala Patthar is the viewpoint located just above the Everest Base Camp. Kala Patthar offers excellent sunrise along with 360-degree views of the mighty Everest. From here, you can see wonderful scenery.
Get to see wonderful scenery and panoramic views of the Himalayas
Everest Base Camp deluxe trek is all about breath-taking landscape views and the tempting Himalayas. From the very beginning of the journey, you get to see views of the Himalayan mountains like Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Nuptse (7,861 m), Mt. Makalu (8,481 m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6,812 m), Mt. Pumori (7,161 m), Island Peak (6,189 m), Mt. Thamserku (6,623 m), Mt. Kongde (6,187 m), etc. Along with that, lovely valleys and dense forests filled with a range of floras add a splash of color in the landscape.