About Everest Base Camp Trek
Everest Base Camp Trek offers an ultimate lifetime experience with wonderful mountain views, the world’s highest mountain peak, and is simply one of the most supremely beautiful and remote parts of the world. Where we are walking in the harmony with the local Sherpa culture of Buddhism religion and the world's giant peak of Everest, Lhotse with tumbling great Ice falls to Everest Base Camp Trekking, where every wide-world traveler's dream and fantasy to set foot beneath world number Mt. Everest that towers high at above 8,848m. We offer a flexible Everest Base Camp Trek itinerary utilizing lodges to maximize your comfort and experience in the lives of the spiritual Sherpa people in the Khumbu region.
Classify Everest base camp trekking, there are many overseas companies that bid alike services, however, one of them is able to work independently but through one of the Nepalese companies that are certified by the Government of Nepal. Book the Everest base camp trip with a local company, deciding on heading up right into the mountains with us tourists save a lot of money as they do not have to pay for intermediaries.
Trekking to Everest Base Camp is numerous a lifetime experience and is not a very hard task even though the camp is located at an altitude of 5,364 meters from sea level. The trekking journey leads through the most glorious Himalayan landscape. EBC tourists are accompanied by Sherpa guides who know the area very well as they live there all their lives.
To achieve Everest Base Camp means trekking past traditional Sherpa villages and hidden among snowy mountains monasteries called “GOMPAS” decorate with colorful Buddhist flags. Locals always welcome guests friendlily and eagerly show them what their daily, timeless lives look like. Those who took in such a trek will never ever forget the experience and the most exciting views of the mountains as well as picturesque pine and birch forests. They are beautiful all year round but their exceptional beauty can be admired in autumn when the air is so clear that everything looks very sharp like in a picture.
Thrilling Flight to Lukla
Flying to Lukla is thrilling that needs lots of guts to hold on to 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. After exploring Kathmandu’s world heritage site, we take you on an exciting mountain flight to Lukla where our adventure starts walking into the scenic Dudh-Kosi River valley and gorge covered with cool alpine tree lines of rhododendron- pines, and first walking through the impressive Sherpa farm villages to reach higher terrain at famous Namche Bazaar.
Acclimatization days are very important During the Everest Base Camp Trek. After 2 days trek, then1st-day acclimatization at Namche Bazaar is located at 3,440m on route Everest Base Camp as well on the old Trans-Himalayan Salt Trade Route of Nepal and Tibet, which is beyond North-West of Namche past Thame and Nangpa-la pass. Before reaching Everest Base Camp 2 acclimatization days are very important for all Everest base camp trekkers. Nepal Spirit Adventure experience trek guide takes you up to 3,937m and down to Namche mini-hike as high altitude training. Remain rest with time here to explore the local Sherpa tradition of age-old heritage and customs holding a colorful and busy Saturday market once a week.
From Namche walk leads on the scenic wide trail along with the views of Everest-Lhotse-Amadablam with adjoining peaks as the walk leads high into the nice forest to reach a beautiful viewpoint atThyangboche, located high on a ridge offering spectacular 360-degree panoramic views at of Mt. Everest, the Lhotse-Nuptse wall, Ama Dablam and Kantega. Tengboche is peaceful and spiritual, surely one of the most tranquil and inspiring places in the world. This is an interesting monastery (which was burnt down in 1991 and retained back to its normal shape).
After Thyangboche leaves the green vegetation and tree lines to complete the wilderness of arid and dry windswept country past Pangboche and Dingboche villages with ever-present views of majestic Amadablam and Everest where you will take 2nd acclimatization day. Slowly as our walk progressed heading into our main highlight and goal of the adventure at Everest Base Camp within notorious Khumbu-Ice Falls and glaciers (the area around is flooded with camping in peak mountaineering season from March to May).
Enjoying a marvelous time at base camp then our journey heads back to Lukla, with the last final adventure and climb to a scenic view-point on top of Kalapathar rocky hill, located above 5,545m the highest spot of the trip, facing a glorious panorama of peaks with Everest at a mere distance.
Wonderful adventure Everest Base Camp Trek completes at Lukla for the sweeping panoramic flight back to Kathmandu with incredible timeless memories and enjoyable moments on Everest Base Camp Trek with the full support of Nepal Spirit Adventure crews.
Is the Everest Base Camp Trek Fit for Me?
The 14-Days Everest Base Camp Trek itinerary is designed by an experienced Nepal Spirit Adventure team for novice trekkers who are in good health with average physical fitness. Everest Base Camp Trek is a long high-altitude trek in the foothills of the Nepal Himalayas. We will be trekking maximum as high altitude gain peak at (5,545/18,193ft) Kalapatthar. As long as you are physically fit and can walk for a few hours a day, then you will feel enjoy the trek.
Your maximum walking duration is 5-6 hours and your minimum trek length is 3-4 hours approx in a day. besides, you will frequently be ascending and descending on a graveled trail and encounter people from different backgrounds, ages, and fitness levels do theEverest base camp trek every year. The ample distance covered between daily itineraries, a steady gain of altitude, and separate rest days ensure that we are properly acclimatized to fully enjoy our trek to the Everest Base Camp at (5,364m/17,599ft).
Walking at high altitude trails with proper acclimatization and a steady pace will help avoid getting altitude sickness but, if you wish to take up a bigger challenge offered by our agency, Nepal Spirit Adventure, and walk along the rugged trails, then Everest 3 High Passes Trek would be ideal. Many other options for experienced trekkers with limited time would be Everest Base Camp Trek with Island Peak Climbing and if you wish to make this adventure trip fancy up great service we welcome you to book a 17-day itinerary of Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek. We also organize short trips of 10 nights 11 days Everest Base Camp Heli Trek inclusive of this trekking circuit walking from Lukla to Everest base camp then a helicopter flight to Kathmandu would be your best option for lifetime Everest Base Camp Trek experiences.
Foods and Beverage
As per your booking of Everest Base Camp Trek with us, the food on an EBC trek is very good quality. The food menu of all teahouses is more or less similar and includes items like MOMO of dumplings, noodles, pasta, potatoes, soup, and Nepalese dish Dal Bhat is a very popular dish. Dal Bhat is a food platter of steamed rice served with lentil soup, greens fresh seasonable vegetables. Eating carbohydrate-heavy meals will provide enough energy for a long trek. 3-time day meals are included (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) for entire your 14 days Everest Base Camp Trek. We provide food from these local lodge/tea houses as per choices on the menu. Breakfast and dinner are provided at the same tea house/lodge while lunch would be on the trail. Some lodge serves western foods such as pizza, pasta, and French fries. Soft drinks, snacks, and beer are available in most of the Tea Houses' restaurants. A variety of cereals, bread, and egg dishes are generally available for breakfast.
Available Lodge Accommodation
As far as possible clear lodges are inclusive on the 14 days Everest Base Camp Trek package: Two-night hotel with breakfast in Kathmandu as per Everest base camp trek itinerary. On the Everest trek, we provide comfortable lodges (formerly known as tea houses). Most of the lodges are run by Sherpa families unless people specify a preference for tents. Every tea house has a central communal area with a large stove that provided heat and a cozy atmosphere. The bedrooms are unheated and generally have two beds with mattresses, pillows, and a blanket but we highly recommend, that you will need to bring a personal sleeping bag (3 seasons is normally enough). The lodges-teahouses generally have showers that are powered by gas and they mostly use sit-down flush toilets (some lodges do also have squat toilets).
Best Season to Visit Everest Base Camp
The best time to visit Everest base camp, We recommend you do the Everest Base Camp Trek Spring and Autumn both seasons are the most popular for starting the Everest Base Camp Trek. In winter also you can do the Everest Base Camp Trek but you need the proper gear to combat the cold temperature. It is recommended to desist trekking during the monsoon periods are June-July.
March to May is spring in Nepal, while you start Everest Base Camp Trek during this time of the year, the weather is generally clear and you can enjoy the amazing views of snowy mountains in the spring season but the possibility of haze covering the mountain views cannot be avoided. Khumbu flora- fauna will be fulfilled reach in spring the trek trail becomes colorful with rhododendron blooms. We can enjoy trekking paths filled with red white, pink, and yellow rhododendron and other varieties of flowers in the Everest region. Remember that the rhododendron is the national flower of Nepal.
Autumn starts in the mid of September and lasts till November. You will get clear weather this season. Walk under the azure sky and enjoy a trek in pleasant weather. Savor the best views of the stunning Himalayas and jade hills. Monsoon would have ceased away, spreading greenery and filling water bodies to enjoy in autumn.
Everest attracts thousands of trekkers, so it will be difficult to avoid crowds in peak seasons. Trekking in the winter months is possible, and it’s getting popular among those who wish to enjoy solitude while trekking. But you need to be prepared with proper winter clothing and gear to combat cold weather.
Trekkers can do theEverest Base Camp Trekduring the month of June and July in the summer season in the Everest trek region, the trekking trails become wet Mountain views are interrupted during summer cum monsoon and visibility is low. It will be best to avoid trekking to Everest Base Camp in the month of June- July.
Everest Base Camp Trek Note
We also advise allowing a few extra days in Kathmandu at the end of your trip should your return flights from Lukla be delayed due to weather conditions. As we know the world's weather has been changing due to global warming.