Everest base camp trek 9 days is a bit challenging for average trekkers. Everest base camp trek is an incredible trek that provides untouched beauty of Khumbu region, beautiful high Himalayas different flora and fauna. This short trek includes Lukla, Sagarmatha National park, Namche Bazar, Tengboche, Everest base camp, Kalapathar.
Everest short trek is starting a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla where Lukla is the main entrance of the Khumbu region. Everest base camp hike takes 12 days to complete 8 days to reach base camp and 4 days back and which covers 130 km for the round trip. 12 days Everest base trek covers extra 2 days accommodation both place at Namche Bazar and Dingboche.
9 days Everest base camp trek don’t include any day acclimatization furthermore your body should be physically fit for these treks. Spring and autumn are the best seasons for this trek. Autumn September, October, November is the peak month of the year. Likewise, sometimes winter may be freezing and the coldest season of the year whereas monsoon is humid and cloudy. Those who want to avoid crowded can do this trek even in winter and monsoon season too. Likewise, the spring season is a beautiful season where the naturally blooming of the different flowers. Different types of rhododendrons are blooming on the way to Everest. While spring and autumn season is crystal clear, blue sky and an incredible view of the Himalayas and weather looks quite fantastic. Someplace may have a WIFI system but have to pay the additional cost you may also use the Everest data package and our guides and porter have available of cell phone to call if in case of any urgent. Furthermore, travel insurance is highly recommended if in case of any emergency because this is high altitude trekking.
Is Everest base camp difficult?
Everest base camp is not quite difficult for the average adventures lovers. Some people may have altitude sickness. If you have some previous experience and physical fitness can do this Everest base camp trek comfortably. Overall you trek around 130 kilometres within 9 days and have to walk about 15 to 20 km and 6 to 7 hours every day. So your prior trekking experience additionally helps to do a short Everest base camp trek within 9 days.
Food and Accommodation?
There is a normal trekking lodge to luxury types of mountain accommodation is available during a hike to Everest base camp. Accommodation is depending on your budget and the types of trek you booked. Varieties of dishes Continental, Indian, Chinese, Nepali food Dal Bhat are available on the trek. However, you can enjoy accommodation with a friendly atmosphere and someplace may have a dormitory room. Therefore mountain accommodations are normal and do not hope western style of accommodation.
Regarding drinks, you can use water purification tablets, boil water, bottled drinking water. You can use beverage drinks which are costly further have to bring enough budgets for the extensions of drinks.
Day 1: Kathmandu – Lukla Flight (35 min) & Lukla / 2850m – Phakding Trek (866ft., 2640m.): 3 – 4 hours– B.L.D
Day 2: Phakding – Namche Bazaar trek (3440m., 11319ft.): 5 – 6 hours– B.L.D
Day 3: Trek to Tengboche(3860m., 12694ft.): 6 – 7 hours– B.L.D
Day 4: Trek to Thukla (4620m): 6-7 hours– B.L.D
Day 5: Trek to Everest Base Camp then Back to Gorakshep– B.L.D
Day 6: Hike to Kalapatthar (5550m., 16962ft.): 2hr 30min then trek down to Periche (4200m.): 7 hours– B.L.D
Day 7: Trek back to Namche Bazaar (3441m.): 6 hours– B.L.D
Day 8: Trek to Lukla: 7 hours– B.L.D
Day 9: Fly back to Kathmandu– B.D
Note meals included: B.L.D = Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner