Embark on a legendary Everest base camp, the world’s highest peak, attractive forests, Vibrant Sherpa villages, glacial moraines, ancient monasteries, and foothills, a beautiful combination to the journey of a lifetime.
Trek to Everest Base Camp is logically on most hikers’ bucket lists to do at least once in a lifetime. This marvelous hike takes you to an altitude of 5364 meters as it combines the Kalapather (5545 m), the trek's highest point.
The EBC Ten-Day itinerary suits all physically fit and ready to walk 4-5 hours each day at a slow and steady pace.
Trekking to Everest base camp for ten days requires no advanced training or hiking experience. However, this trek is comparatively more challenging than the Annapurna base camp and Langtang Valley Trek.
Short EBC Trek Highlights
- Embark on an exciting flight to Lukla from Kathmandu with the most beautiful scenery views.
- Stand at the Kalapathar with an elevation of 5545 meters above sea level
- Magnificent panoramic mountain views of Everest, Lhotse, Ama-Dablam, etc.
- Explore the unique lifestyle and traditions of the Sherpa people.
- A walk through the most fascinating villages, lush forests, terraced fields, and pastures
- Cross a few high alpine suspension bridges,
- Stay at least 2-day at Namche Bazaar to acclimatize and visit the museums and ART gallery.
- Visit authentic Sherpa villages and Monasteries of a long century
- Witness the Khumbu Glacier, the deepest glacier in the world
- Walk to the foothills of the world’s highest mountain, Everest at 5364 meters
- Hike into the Sagarmatha National Park with its unique flora and fauna
- Walk on the footprints of Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa to conquer this Mountain
- Visit the beautiful and ancient Tengboche monastery, as it is known to be the most extensive Spiritual connection Centre in the entire Kumbhu Valley
- Enjoy the magnificent close-up views of the Himalayas, including the world’s tallest peak, Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Pumori, and many other surrounding peaks from the top of Kala Patthar
Trekking to Everest Base Camp is perhaps the best trek in Nepal. Thousands of trekkers visit this route every year. A classic EBC trek has become one of the most exciting and trending destinations for hiking on Earth.
On our 10-day itinerary of EBC, the acclimatization days are excluded, but they could be added to the itinerary based on trekkers' interests and timeframe.
During the trek, you will be amazed by the most rewarding towering views right from our heads, the wheeled flapping prayer flags in the wind, waving to the friendly local people, and the Khumbu glacier dominated by Mount Everest.
Also, sometimes the white cloud dots in the crystal clear blue skies make for a miracle; the trek in the Everest region is extraordinary as it takes us through the diverse landscape, Sherpa villages, and across Suspension bridges into the Sagarmatha National Park of the Khumbu region.
Travelers are yet to be surprised by the beautiful mountain settlement of the Sherpa villages of Phakding, Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche, and many more along the way.
Trekking in the Everest region gives you the opportunity and fortune of following the footsteps of the legendary Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Sir Edmund Hillary, who successfully conquered the summit of Mt. Everest in 1953 A.D.
The starting point of the short Everest trek
The trek begins from Lukla with a scenic mountain flight from the capital city of Kathmandu. From Lukla, we start trekking through the beautiful valley of the Dudh Kosi River, entering the typical local villages of Sherpa people to the Base camp; it takes at least six days to reach the base camp.
During the ascend on this magical trail, you must stay overnights at the local villages called Phakding, Namche, Tengboche, Dingboche, Lobuche, and Gorakshep. This is the last place to find the teahouse to spend overnight. From here, we hike to EBC and Kalapathar before returning to Lukla. It takes only three days to arrive in Lukla, where the trek ends.
On our final day, we take a flight back to Kathmandu on the tranquil air route of the mountain from Lukla to Kathmandu.
The best time for ten days of Everest trekking
The best time to consider for this trip is in the spring and autumn; these two seasons include the months of March, April, May, September, October, and November. It's undoubtedly the perfect time of the year for trekking and mountaineering in the Nepal Himalayas.
Usually, the weather and temperatures are stable during those seasons. Easy and comfortable for trekking and more pleasant to be on the mountainside with moderate temperatures.
The sky is clear and offers clear views of its scenery daily. Travelers with a little more timeframe may opt for our comfortable hiking to Everest base camp, including acclimatization, to explore more about this mighty mountain and its landscape.
Join us for this epic trip today. This will surely be an adventure trekking of a lifetime, introducing you to the mesmerizing mountains, the unique local culture of locals, and the untouched beauty of the Himalayas, magnificent flora, and Fauna.
Benefits of this trek with ART
- Free transfers to and from domestic and International airports upon arrival and departure dates.
- Free complimentary use of any necessary trekking gear, such as sleeping bags, down jackets, walkie-talkies, and an oximeter to monitor your oxygen and pulse during the trek.
- Souvenirs of your Himalayan adventure: a route map and an Alpine Ramble's t-shirt!
- All the essential trekking permits, transportation, accommodations, and round-trip domestic flight tickets
- All the meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) were provided while staying at tea houses along the EBC trek.
- A best local friendly English-speaking private guide
Please note: The trekking times indicated Below are approximate and are best used as general guidelines. During the short Everest Base Camp Trek, you can travel freely at your own pace. We also recommend arriving in Kathmandu at least one day before your scheduled itinerary begins; this will allow you to meet with our trekking team in advance to learn more about your planned activities. Staying in Kathmandu for an extra day or two at the end of the itinerary will also provide you with a more flexible schedule if mountain flights between Kathmandu and Lukla are delayed due to weather.