About Everest Base Camp Trek
Everest Base Camp Trek is the most famous treks worldwide that lead to the base of the world's highest mountain, Mt. Everest along with relishing stunning landscape and experiencing rich culture. Everest Base Camp Trek is the most thrilling and adventurous trek in Nepal.
Everest Base Camp is a dream destination of thousands of travelers that visit Nepal every year. It is a venture that allow you to explore the exotic flora and fauna of the Khumbu region along with picturesque valleys, tempting snow-capped Himalayan Mountains, beautiful glacial lakes, huge glaciers, diverse climatic zones, and vegetation. Upon reaching the EBC, you find yourself surrounded by snow-covered mountains, a place equal to paradise.
Everest base camp is the gateway for all the climbers that attempt to climb the highest summit of the world, the Everest. The Everest is the most famous trekking location that holds a long history of pride, glory, and tragedy too. Everest Base Camp Trek is a brand in itself now and a dream venture of many people in the world to accomplish once in a lifetime. The spectacular views, loyal and friendly inhabitants (the Sherpas) make the Everest base camp trek most sought out trekking destination in Nepal. Furthermore, you also spot various animals such as musk deer, leopards, jackals, and mountain tahr. In addition, unique bird specimens such as the pheasant and long tails birds are seen on our 16 days guided Everest base camp trek.
Join one of our departure dates of Everest Base Camp Trek or contact us to organize EBC trek as per your need. We are flexible with itinerary and departure dates. Outfitter Nepal Treks & Expedition, you get the most comprehensive package and best services, find the major high lights of Everest Base Camp Trek as below.
Thrilling flight to Lukla
Flying to Lukla is a thrilling that needs lots of guts to hold on that short flight. The flight will be extremely scenic and stimulating. This flight itself is one of the main highlights of the Everest base camp Trek.
The adventurous trail through Sagarmatha National Park
Everest Base Camp Trek presents diverse climatic zones and vegetation. From Monjo onwards, you trek through Sagarmatha National Park, which is home to hundreds of flora and fauna. This park is also listed in the UNESCO World Natural Sites. The trial involves many ascends and descends crossing several streams and dense forests.
Explore Namche Bazar
Namche Bazar is the most popular and developed village in the Khumbu region and one of the high lights of Everest Base Camp Trek. Despite being the biggest Sherpa residence area, Namche Bazar is the tourist of the Khumbu region. Usually, trekkers stay here for a couple of days for acclimatization. You can visit the Sherpa Culture Museum, Everest Photo Gallery, library, cafes, etc. Likewise, you can also go on a short hike to Everest View Hotel or Khumjung village.
Experience rich culture and tradition of Sherpa
During the Everest Base Camp Trek, you spend the night in several villages, where you get to experience the rich culture and tradition of the Sherpa. People here are very friendly and kind, therefore don't hesitate to talk to them. They would love to be part of the conversation and might share centuries-old legends regarding the Everest region.
Visit ancient Tengboche Monastery
Tengboche monastery was built in 1961 by Lama Gulu, which get destroyed in the earthquake in 1934. Later, in the same year, the monastery got rebuilt. However, in 1989 the monastery caught on fire and got restored once again. Regardless of all of those incidents, the Tengboche monastery is the oldest and the biggest in the Khumbu region.
Reach Everest Base Camp
Everest Base Camp is the base of the world's tallest mountain, Mt. Everest (8,848 m). Reaching the EBC is a big achievement that once can have in their life. From Everest Base Camp, you can see stunning views of Himalayan mountains and glaciers.
Hike to Kala Patthar Viewpoint
Kala Patthar viewpoint is a very famous place in the Khumbu region to see a gorgeous sunrise. Located above Everest Base Camp, Kala Patthar also offers 360-degree views of Everest and surrounding mountains.
Get to see panoramic views of Himalayan Mountains
Everest Base Camp Trek offers spectacular views of Himalayan mountains like Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku, Mt. Kantega, Mt. Baruntse, etc. Along with that, you will also get to see stunning views of glaciers and moraines.
Everest Base Camp Trek Difficulty
Everest Base Camp Trek is a moderate trek. If you are someone trekking for the first time, especially in the Himalayan trail, then the Everest Base Camp Trek can become difficult for you. You have to walk for around 5 to 6 hours on a minimum each day. The trail includes several ups & downs through the steep and rugged path as well. Good health and physical fitness are needed to go on this trek.
Everest Base Camp Trek Permits
There are two permits you require for the Everest Base camp, one is the Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) and another one is Sagarmatha National Park entry permits.
Best time to go on Everest Base Camp Trek
The most preferable time to go on Everest Base Camp Trek is in spring and autumn. The weather is more stable and moderate, which makes the journey joyful. March to May falls under spring, whereas October to November falls under autumn. You can also go on Everest Base Camp Trekking in winter, however, the extreme cold will not be a good choice for most of the trekkers. You can get the best shots of Himalayas during the winter.
Everest Base Camp Trek Map
Everest Base Camp Trek map is designed to present you with a pictorial view of the trail. You can see where you are stopping and what kind of trail it is on the map. Moreover, you can also get a hard copy of the map as well to take it with yourself on the route, find the Everest base camp trek map here.