Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the classic treks in the center of the world’s highest peak (Mt. Everest (8848m). Standing in the foothills of the highest peaks in the world is a dream for every traveler.
Max. Altitude: 5550 meters
Trek starts/ends: Lukla
Trek Duration: 12-15 Days
Group Size: Min. 1 pax
Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the traditional treks in the heart of the world’s highest peak – Mount Everest (8848 m). Standing at the foot of the world’s highest peak is every traveler’s dream. Breathtaking views from the top of the mountain, colorful flags, mani stones, prayer wheels, etc. Similarly, Sagarmatha National Park offers a wide variety of flora and fauna to explore. You will also have the opportunity to explore the Tengboche Monastery at an altitude of 3867 m. You can also learn about Buddhist culture and traditions at the monastery. If you’re looking for adventure, this trek has it all. This 12 to 15 days trek to Everest base his camp requires good physical fitness.
Your EBC trek begins with an adventurous flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. After reaching Lukla, start trekking to Phakding. Similarly, the trail passes through Sherpa settlements such as Namche, Tengboche, Dingboche and Gorakshep. You can also see the combination of breathtaking mountain peaks and the unique lifestyle of the locals. Likewise, climb Kala Patthar at an altitude of 5550 meters. It is a perfect vantage point to see Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse and Mt. Pumori up close.
Adventure Leaders Nepal organizes treks at various locations in the Everest region. We offer easy and flexible itineraries to make your trip special. The EBC trek is quite challenging, but you can comfortably complete the hike. From the beginning to the end of the trek, we take special care of our customers. Likewise, our guides are professional and knowledgeable about Nepal’s trekking routes. Our priority is your safety and satisfaction. Likewise, you don’t have to worry about trekking preparation. Our company manages everything such as airport pickups, permits and other activities. Contact us or our experts if you want to book an EBC trek in Nepal.
Trekkers need special permit cards to enter Everest Region. So, to get the permit card you can visit Nepal Tourism Board in Kathmandu or you can get it in Monjo. Monjo is the gateway to enter the Sagarmatha National Park. The Sagarmatha National Park entry permit costs NRS 3000 for foreigners and for SAARC countries it costs NRS 1500. Also, for the Khumbu Region entry permit card, you need to pay NRS 2000. The requirement for these permit cards is your passport or a copy of it. These are the permit cards you need during the EBC Trek:
Climbing above 5000 meters is not an easy trip to do. However, if you are physically fit and mentally prepared you can complete this trek in given EBC trek Itinerary. It is labeled as a moderate trek. But, for the beginners, EBC trek can be tough one. The remoteness of the trail and diverse train makes this trek quite challenging. The EBC trekking trail passes through different rocky trail, up hills, downhills, suspension bridges etc. Moreover, if you don’t hydrate yourself properly it can be troublesome for you. So, throughout the trek drink plenty of water.
Best quality backpack which is comfortable to carry is always important. A 40-50 Liters of Backpack is best for this trek. So, the question is what to carry inside the backpacks? In terms of clothing, Layers are the most important. There are 3 layers of clothing that soaks yours sweat from the body, one protects you from the cold and the other is wind or waterproof. Moreover, have some pair of gloves for cold morning at Kalapatthar or EBC.
Having a down jacket of your own during the whole trek is very essential. Likewise, waterproof jacket will be useful to be safe from snow/rain/wind. We suggest to carry Hiking pants and shorts. Pants with side zipper is highly recommended. Shorts are very useful for sunny days. Likewise, fleece pants during the evening time keeps you warm. In terms of footwear, waterproof Hiking boots or shoes are most preferable. Not to forget to pack necessary toiletries like towel, toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorants, toilet paper, etc.
Trekking gear plays vital role for your successful trip to EBC. Duffel bag of 90 Liters would be perfect to fit your trekking stuffs. Likewise, good sleeping bag rated to -15 degrees Celsius helps you keep warm during the night. Even though, lodges will provide you warm quilt but it is better to have your own. Trekking poles which are adjustable always comes handy during the rough trail. If you are planning to trek EBC during the winter season, better to carry Crampons. It makes easy and comfortable to hike on the snow and ice glaciers. Carry a small headlight which is needed during the walk from Gorakshep to Kalapatthhar early in the morning. It might be useful even in the other part of treks as well.
Apart from Monsoon season almost every season is best for EBC Trek. However, you need to be very careful while trekking in winter season. The temperature during the winter is extremely cold. It reaches to -20 degrees Celsius during the winter season at the Base Camp. Though, Spring and Autumn season gives you spectacular views of mountain peaks. The temperature and weather is endurable during this two seasons.
EBC Trek Cost Includes:
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