Trek to Mount Everest Base Camp is one of the most dramatic and picturesque journeys in the Himalayas that takes us to the world’s most iconic mountain valley of Khumbu region where you will be lost on this wonder of nature and culture varied. There is no trek on the planet like the journey to the base camp of the world’s highest peak, Everest 8848m/ 29,029 ft.
The Everest Base Camp Trek -8 Days; is one of the world’s classic adventure treks! We have rightfully designed this Everest Base Camp Trek - 8 nights/ 9 Days Program for those trekkers who are on a short phase of holiday time but would still keen on to explore the majestic Everest, it’s a perfectly fabulous trekking package for all the adventure enthusiasts, on this 8 Days Everest Base Camp trek you will be enchanted by the beauty of Nature and culture diverse in Nepal, walking through the fascinating Sherpa villages and cultivated field alongside majesty sceneries, ancients monasteries, and spectacular mountains view of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and many other mighty surrounded peaks into the Khumbu valley.
The Everest Base Camp Trek 8 Days program is featured to combine its exceptional Sherpa culture, stunning mountains view of the towering Himalayas over the crystal clear alpine lakes and glaciers. This blend of adventure journey and cultural exploration with pure mountains air is a perfect way to get experienced of trekking in the Mountains; probably it’s the best trekking experience of a lifetime.
However, this trek is considered to be a moderate- Strenuous level over the Khumbu valley as it takes us from lower to the higher altitude of 5545 meters (Klapathar), Kalapathar- this is the highest point of the trek. To participate in this trek, you don’t really need to b up to marathon standards by any means but need to be fairly strong both physically and mentally fit the more fitter you are; you will enjoy the trek more. If you have any previous hiking/ trekking experienced that will certainly be very helpful. This trek is not an impossible way to do as long as you have strong determinations and courage to walk 4-5 hrs a day with the support of local Sherpa and guide.
The 8 Days classic Everest Base Camp trek begins in our vibrant city of Kathmandu and ends in Kathmandu as our journey brings us ultimately back to Kathmandu after a marvelous experience over the high mountains. On this trek, you will be greatly impressed by attractive mountains, meeting friendly and hospitable people, In general, this journey opens the doors for you to experience trekking in this magical land of the Himalayas through the small villages among the world's highest and beautiful Himalayan Mountains to admire. A short (about 35 minutes) dramatic flight from Kathmandu takes us to the world’s unique airport of Lukla, this is a gateway to Everest treks which is located at an altitude of 2860 meters, then the trail leads us through the beautiful villages, farmlands and lush forests to Phakding, From next day onwards, we will be trekking onto the most beautiful villages of Namche, Tangboche, Pangboche, Gorakshep and finally we reach to the main point of this journey is Base camp by crossing the several interesting suspensions bridges, waterfalls, meeting new friends and enjoying the spectacular views into the Sagarmatha national park.
Kalapathar, 5545m is one of the highlights of the trek, which is not to be missed, the view from Kalapathatr is spectacular, and it’s a famous viewpoint to observe the sunrise and sunset over the Himalayas with eye-catching 360-degree views of the Magnificent Mountain peaks on earth.
The guided Everest Base Camp Trek- 8 Days by Alpine Ramble is a standard package that includes all the meals, accommodations, transportation, internal flights to and from Lukla, all the essential trekking permits, free map, hiking t-shirt, oxymeters, etc. and the trek will be escorted by one of the experienced and friendly local guides/ Sherpas. With that note, our 8 days trek is fully customizable with a flexible itinerary, dates, and group sizes.
In addition to this trek, we have several programs including acclimatizations for Everest Base camp trek that takes you to the Everest base camp and Kalapathar, see our,10 Days Everest Base Camp, 12 Days Everest Base Camp and 14 days Everest Base camp trek
Best Time to Do Everest Base Camp Trek
Choose the best month for your remarkable trekking to Everest! Nonetheless, Nepal has five seasons like many other countries; spring, Summer, Monsoon, Autumn, and Winter. Among all these seasons there is mainly two distinct trekking season for Everest Base Camp or any region treks in Nepal which are spring and autumn,
Spring (Pre-monsoon) – Spring includes Feb, March, April, and May, the weather in this month is largely stable and dry with a moderate climate. This time of the year is fairly perfect for trekking in the Everest region offers a crystal clear view of the mountains and sceneries every day, the Temperature can reach up to 15- 20 degrees Celsius in the daytime and the temperature at the nighttime can drop down to - 8/12 degrees Celsius. The spring welcomes thousands of flora and vegetation that make the trek more beautiful and enjoyable in Nepal.
Autumn (Post monsoon)- Autumn is another great season for trekking on Everest Base Camp, Autumn includes months of September, October, November, and December. During the autumn, the temperatures should be rated as between 14-20 degrees in the daytime, and nighttime can decrease to -5/10 degrees Celsius, it’s great for the trekking.
NOTE: Occasionally, the internal flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, and Lukla to Kathmandu can be delayed or canceled due to bad weather conditions in the mountain, in this scenario, we suggest for you to try for the next day or take a Helicopter charter (options)- if your holiday is limited to this trek then Helicopter charter would be the option JUSTIN CASE- if weather is not favorable - Helicopter is available and it will be arranged as per your preferences at a little extra cost.
Some Benefits Of This Trek
- Free Airport transportation on arrival and departure days (We will pick you up and drop you off)
- Trekking equipment such as the Sleeping bag, Down jacket and walking poles (rental is included if needed)
- Duffle bag if required (Optional)
- Souvenir: Trekking route map/browser and printed ART's hiking T-shirt
- An Oximeter to measure your Oxygen and Pulse in high altitude to find out the accurate health condition while you are trekking in the mountain.
- WOKI TOKI - for communication during the trek