Everest Base Camp Trekking

Everest Base Camp Trekking

Mount Everest south Base Camp is in Nepal at an altitude of 5,370 meter and at North Base Camp is in Tibet at 5,545 meter. Everest Base camp is rudimentary campsites on Mount Everest that are used by mountain climbers during their ascent and descent. South Base Camp is used when climbing via the southeast ridge as well as base camp visitor, while North Base Camp is used when climbing via the northeast ridge. Everest Base Camp trekking on the south side is one of the most popular trekking routes in the Himalayas Nepal and is visited by thousands of trekkers each year.

One of the primary goals of an Everest Trekking is to visit Everest base camp at an elevation of above 5370 meter. However, you cannot see Everest from the base camp, so most our trekkers climb Kalapattar, a 5545 meter bump on the southern flank of Pumori (7145 meters) which is highly rewarding for the views over the entire Khumbu Mountains.

To get near Everest Base Camp, either you can walk from Jiri 12 days or drive to Sallery 9 days trek or fly to Lukla and walk 7 days. Many trekkers or climbers use fly to Lukla and take two days to reach Namche Bazaar. Namche Bazaar is the Sherpa’s head quarter. Explore the Sagarmatha National park office, Sherpa typical monastery, Sherpa museum; Everest view point hotel, home-land of Sherpa village Kunde and Khumjung need one full day. Continue walk to 4, 5 hours to reach Tangboche, the famous monastery. Many tourist join daily worship celebration in Tangboche monastery at 3PM or 6am. Passing through the Pongboche village, recommend acclimatization day in Dingboche at altitude of 4410 meters. Trek from Digboche two days to reach Gorap-shep. Gorap-shep is the last sport for Tea house/Lodge for trekkers.

Asian Hiking Team's itinerary obtain Everest Base Camp trekking, Sherpa people home land Namche, Khumjung, Pangboche, hiking to Kalapattar for the billion of fantastic view, a day trekking to explore the Everest Base camp run feather of Everest. If giving itinerary is not match, lets us know we redesign another itinerary as your interest and time frame.

Asian Hiking Team organizes Everest Base camp trekking as Guest houses/Hotel trekking. Our guides have many years of guiding experience in Everest region. Many of our guides and porters originally came from Khumbu area. Our guides are trained in first aid and know how to handle any situation. We need to provide guides who can get people feel involved in what they are experiencing, explain it thoroughly and keep them entertained. They know very well how to facilitate running smooth and safe trip appreciating the beauty of the Khumbu Himalayas. Our porter carries 25 to 30 KG, those all are Rai or Sherpa ethnic group and professional porters. Their first hand experience, local knowledge, expertise and humor on treks are invaluable.

Day by day itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu - Arrive in Nepal (B).
Day 02: Kathmandu - Preparation and sightseeing in Kathmandu (BB).

Trekking Starting

Day 03: Phakding (2640m) - flight to Lukla (2840m) and 3/4 hours trekking to Phakding (B/L/D).
Day 04: Namche (3540m) - 5 hours trekking to Namche Bazar(B/L/D)..
Day 05: Namche Bazaar - Rest day for Acclimatization explore Namche Bazar (B/L/D).
Day 06: Tyangboche (3767m) - 4.30 hours trekking to Tengboche or Tyangboche (B/L/D).
Day 07: Dingboche (4410m) - 5/6 hours trekking to Dingboche (B/L/D).
Day 08: Lobuche (4900m) - 4-5 hours trekking to Lobuche (B/L/D).
Day 09: Gorap-shep (5170m) - EBC (5264m) - 5/6 hours trekking to EBC and return to Gorap-shep (B/L/D).
Day 10: Pheriche (4230m) - Climb to Kalapattar and 4 hours trekking to Pheriche (B/L/D).
Day 11: Khumjung (3800m) - 5 hours trekking to Khumjung (B/L/D).
Day 12: Phakding (2640m)- 4/5 hours trekking to Phakding (B/L/D).
Day 13: Lukla (2840m) - 3 hours trekking to Lukla (B/L/D).
Day 14: Kathmandu (1360m) - flight to Kathmandu, finish trip, last minutes shopping and rest (BB/L).

Trekking Ending

Day 15: Spare Day in Kathmandu (BB)
Day 16: Onward Journey - drop to airport/ next trip (B).