Mt Everest Base Camp is the most popular destination for trekkers in Nepal. Its popularity has grown since the first expedition to the Nepalese side of Everest in the 1950s. For a trek to this part of the Himalaya, within a limited time, we have devised a two week trek to Everest Base Camp that runs directly to and from Lukla.

The trek follows the Dudh Kosi valley route with an ascent up to the Sherpa capital of Namche Bazaar. From Namche, we traverse along a high path from where we have our first good view of Everest. We head towards Thyangboche Monastery located on top of a mountain ridge. Before heading down to Everest Base Camp, we clamber up to the Amadablam Base Camp that gets us well acclimatized before we trundle on to EBC. We descend to the Imja Khola and continue to the villages of Pangboche and Pheriche. We approach the Khumbu Glacier. The trek through the glacier takes us first to Lobuche and then to Gorak Shep. From Gorak Shep we climb up to Kala Pattar for even more spectacular views of the surrounding mountains, including Everest’s south west face. We then visit Everest Base Camp at the foot of the Khumbu ice fall before making our way back down to Lukla.

Outline Itinery

Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu.

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu, Evening briefing.

Day 03: Fly to Lukla. Your trek begins to Phakding (2656m)

Day 04: Trek to Namche (3450m)

Day 05: Trek to Kanjuma(3500) via Kumjung and Kunde.

Day 06: Trek to Pangboche (3985m)

Day 07: Acclimatization day. Hike up to Ama dablam base camp. (4600m). Back to Pangboche (3985m)

Day 08: Trek to Dingboche (4310m)

Day 09: Trek to Lobuche (4930m)

Day 10: Trek to Gorak Shep (5184m) and climb Kala Pattar [5554m]

Day 11: Trek down to Everest Base Camp (5357m), back to Gorak Shep

Day 12: Trek to Pheriche(3985m)

Day 13: Trek to Kanjuma(3500m)

Day 14: Trek down to Monzo (2800m)

Day 15: Trek to Lukla (2800m)

Day 16: Fly back to Kathmandu

Day 17: Free day in Kathmandu

Day 18: International departure


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