Thousands of ardent trekkers from all over the world are increasingly interested in making the trip to Everest base camp. Every loop along the trail offers another photo opportunity with stunning forests, Sherpa settlements, glacial moraines, and foothills. The Everest base camp walk leads through the Khumbu valley, a route known by some as “the steps to heaven.”
On this trek, you will have a chance to reach Kalapathar, an altitude of 5500 m, and an inspiring view of Mt. Everest. The footsteps of Sir Edmund Hillary & Tenzing Norgay.
During the Everest base camp trek, you will stay highest village tea house and explore the various Buddhist monasteries dotted, Sherpa history, and traditional native learning about their spiritual connection with the mountains.
This website is an online guide to lead to the Everest Base Camp. You will find all the information you need to trek safely and successfully in the Khumbu region.
Day 1 Kathmandu to Phakding
Early morning fly from Kathmandu to Lukla for about 45 min, the flight will be adventures and will see panoramic Himalayas view. After safely landing at Lukla airport may lead to the Everest base camp after crossing Chiplung, Thado Kosi, and Ghat will reach Phakding village about 3 hours from Lukla.
Day 2 Trekking to Namche from Phakding
Day 3 Acclimatization day
Day 4 Trek to Tyanbuche
Day 5 Trek to Dingboche
Day 6 Acclimatization day
Day 7 Trek to Lobuche
Day 8 Trek to Gorakshep
Day 8 Trek back to Pheriche
Day 9 Trek back to Namche
Day 10 Trek back to Lukla
Day 11 Morning fly back to Kathmandu
Do I need a guide?
You can do a solo trek without a guide and a porter but batter to take a porter or guide with you.
Where I will buy the Everest trekking permit?
National park permit & VDC permit you can buy in Solokhumbu.
How difficult Everest base camp trek?
If you are first time in the high mountains it is quite difficult.
Which is the best season to do a trek in Khumbu valley?
All season is the best time but travelers said Autumn & spring season is the best time.
Altitude sickness & travel insurance?
If you have got altitude sickness batter to go decent more than 200 m. in case you need a quick rescue your travel insurance will help you.
How expensive is a trekking lodge?
What should I pack for a solo trek on Everest?
How scary is Lukla’s flight?
How to manage Lukla’s flight delay?
The first time I can do the Everest base camp trek?