13 days Everest base camp trek is an epic journey to the lap of the world’s highest peak Mount Everest. You can explore Sagarmatha national park, the Sherpa lifestyle, and beautiful nature.
Trekking to Everest base starts from Kathmandu to Lukla flight. Lukla airport is known as a dangerous airport and thrilling flight in the world. Trekking to the Khumbu region is one of the touristic attraction places all the way trail passes through the amazing view of the world’s tallest mountains. Sunrise Adventure trek is one of the renowned trekking companies for your Everest base camp trek. Nepal is the home of over 1300 mountain peaks which are famous for trekking and climbing from all over the world. Trekking passes through the Dudhkosi River enjoying the great nature and beautiful suspension bridges.
Trekking passes through Phakding, Manjo, main entrance of Sagarmatha National Park, and finally reach Namche Bazar the trade hub of the Khumbu region. However, you will have an extra day acclimatization is better to recommend n Namche to digest high altitude. You can see the Mount Thamserku, Kusum Kangaru, Kwangde are the main attraction of Namche.
Next, continue trek to Tenbouche enjoys the oldest Tenbouche monastery. Amazing view of Mt Amadabalam, Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse on the way to Dingboche. Extra day acclimatization is significant in Dingboche and the next day hiking to Nagarsha hill and explore surrounding mountain peaks. trek to Lobuche and overnight and finally next day trek continue to Gorakshep and trek to Everest base camp and hiking to Kalapathar (5545 m) to the close view of massif Mt. Everest. Enjoy the amazing sunrise and sunset view of Mount Everest from Kala Patthar which is the mesmerizing attraction of the EBC short trek.
Food, drinks, and accommodation
There are various types of accommodation like a tea house, lodges, luxury lodges are available on the trek. So accommodation part you have to confirm before you book the trek. Food and drinks are next important during the Everest base camp trek.
Moreover, you can get varieties of cuisines during your EBC trek. Likewise, you can get macaroni, chowmein, Pizzas, parathas, Dal Bhat, Indian food, Chinese food, Continental foods are normally on the Everest trek. You can use boil water, bottled water, or tap water and during the trek. Beverage and drinking water cost extra have to bring extra money for the drinks items.
Difficulties and Physical Fitness
Everest base camp is difficult to trek so physical and mental fitness most significant for the trekkers. Few months before physical exercise or jogging ascending and descending stairs, some hiking is better to support for Everest base camp hike.
While you feel difficulty and feel AMS first use of aid medicine and descending and extra accommodation makes easy your trek. While you feel difficult can choose the short Everest base camp trek as the best option.
Best time for Everest Base Camp trekking
The highest season for Everest base camp trekking is Spring( March to May) and autumn (September to November). During this peak, season the weather looks fantastic, also can see the massif sunrise and sunset views of the mountains and nature. Even there is a rare chance of a flight cancellation. Monsoon (June July and August) is cloudy and raining and winter (December, January, and February) is cooler and frozen of ice even a few people can do Everest trek in monsoon and winter too.
Those trekkers who like to avoid crowded can do this trek in winter and monsoon but need to passion about the good weather for the Kathmandu Lukla Kathmandu flight. Monsoon and winter there are few chances of a daily flight to Lukla due to the weather problem flight can’t operate on time.
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m).
Day 2: Kathmandu – Lukla Flight (35 min) & Lukla / 2850m – Phakding Trek (866ft., 2640m.): 3 – 4 hours– B.L.D
Day 3: Phakding – Namche Bazaar trek (3440m., 11319ft.): 5 – 6 hours– B.L.D
Day 4: Acclimatization in Namche Bazaar– B.L.D
Day 5: Trek to Tengboche(3860m., 12694ft.): 6 – 7 hours– B.L.D
Day 6: Trek to Dingboche (4410m., 14300ft.): 5 – 6 hours– B.L.D
Day 7: Trek to Lobuche (4910m., 16207ft.): 5 hours– B.L.D
Day 8: Trek to Everest Base Camp then Back to Gorakshep– B.L.D
Day 9 : Hike to Kalapatthar (5550m., 16962ft.): 2hr 30min then trek down to Periche (4200m.): 7 hours– B.L.D
Day 10: Trek back to Namche Bazaar (3441m.): 6 hours– B.L.D
Day 11: Trek to Lukla: 7 hours– B.L.D
Day 12: Fly back to Kathmandu– B.D
Day 13: Farewell & Departure– B
Note (meals included: B.L.D = Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)