Dissolve yourself in the eternal beauty of the king of Himalayas, Mount Everest with the Everest trek. Most importantly the Everest base camp trek is one of the famous trekking in Nepal and the life-time experience that most of the travel enthusiastic need to achieve in their life. Experience the Khumbu’s royal features, go through amazing mountain valleys and celebrate in the region’s awe-inspiring hallmarks opening your soul, heart, and mind.
Everest base camp trek highlights
- Sightseeing at Kathmandu, exploring different parts of Kathmandu valley
- An eye-catching mountain flight of Kathmandu to Lukla exploring hills to the Himalayas.
- Visit Namche Bazaar, the gateway of Mt. Everest
- Exploration of Sherpa culture and lifestyle in Khumjung
- Everest panoramic view from Syangboche.
- Visit famous Tengboche monastery
- Climbing to Kala Patthar (5545m)
- Great view of Mt, Everest, Mt Lhotse and other mountains from Kala Patthar.
- Touch foot of the word highest mountain Mt. Everest (8848 m).
Everest base camp trek difficulty
The trek to Everest sums up to the Kala Patthar which i.e. 5555 M away from the sea level. So it can be difficult looking from the altitude point of view. But the trek is of Moderate difficulty. So, it is not always necessary to have the past trekking experience. Form the physical view, you need to have a good physical condition for the trek. Better you start walking running or have some physical works if you are planning for the trek.
- Trip Duration: 12/14/16 days (according to the trekking companies)
- Trip Start/End- Kathmandu- Kathmandu
- Trek start/end: Lukla – Lukla
- Grade: Moderate
- Trek start: 2810m/9216ft
- Highest elevation: 5545m
- Best season: September, October, November, December, February to April
- Transportation: flight and private vehicle
Packing Checklist for Everest trek:
The total luggage allotment for the Lukla flight is 10Kg / 22lbs for luggage and extra 5Kg / 11lbs for carrying on. Here is the checklist for the trek:
- Paperwork and money
- First aid kit and toiletries
- Duffel bags and Day packs
- Sleeping bag
- Hiking boots, camp shoes, and hiking socks
- Wool hat and insulated gloves
- Sun cream, sunglasses
- Moisture-wicking long sleeve tee-shirts, Moisture wicking tee-shirts
- Long underwear pants, Underwear
- Long sleeve shirts, trekking pants, heavy fleece
- Raincoats, umbrellas, waterproof jackets and pants
- Personal medicines
- Other personal items like camera, phones, portable solar chargers, photo, earphones.