Detailed itinerary of Everest base camp trek from start to finish guide

Detailed itinerary of Everest base camp trek from start to finish guide

Detailed itinerary of Everest base camp trek from start to finish guide

Nepal is like a heaven for trek lovers because it has a wide range of mountain to go for trekking and hiking. Everest base camp trek gives you an opportunity to view the best mountains in the world. Local adventure company Nepal organize tea house basic EBC trip in best time of the year. So, here is a glimpse of the detailed itinerary of Everest base camp trek. Given Everest base camp trek itinerary provides all the necessary information covering the best places to visit during trekking in Nepal.

Detailed itinerary of Everest base camp trek

Day 1: Kathmandu to Lukla by flight then trek to Phakding
Elevation reached: 2610 meters / 8563 feet
Trek distance: 8 km / 4.9 miles
Travel duration: 4 hours
Take a flight to the charming town Lukla from Kathmandu. After having breakfast in Lukla descend down to your 1st stop in Phakding village. It will take about 3 to 4 hours. You will pass by Chaurikharka, Cheplung, Thado koshi & Ghat Villages having a beautiful view of Mountains.

Day 2: Phakding to Namche Bazaar
Altitude reached: 3440 meters / 11286 feet
Trek distance: 11 km / 6.8 miles
Travel duration: 7 hours
After breakfast ascends toward the valley of Dudh Koshi river up to the famous mountain town of Namche Bazaar. You will come across the Sagarmatha National Park with a small river and dense forest. You pass through observing some Waterfalls, Thamserku and Khumbila mountain view, Toktok, Banker, Manjo and jorsalle villages. Crossing Hillary suspension bridge offers an exciting experience.

Day 3: Acclimation in Namche Bazaar
Altitude reached: 3880 meters / 12730 feet
Trek distance: 5 Kilometers / 3.1 miles
Travel time: 4.5 hours
Namche bazaar provides a great view to the nature lovers. It is the best place for Acclimatization and you can visit many places like the Syangboche airstrip, Monasteries, museum, best Everest view point above Namche bazaar and visit highest placed hotel in the world.

Day 4: Namche bazaar to Tengboche monastery trek
Elevation reached: 3860 meters / 12664 feet
Trek distance: 10 km / 6.2 miles
Travel time: 6 hours
The next stop would be Tengboche monastery which is 420m higher than Namche Bazaar. The path encloses beautiful views of various mountains including Mount Everest, Lhotse and Ama dablam. Mount Amadablam is the most beautiful mountain of Khumbu area and the Tengboche monastery is the largest monastery of Everest trekking region Nepal.

Day 5: Tengboche to Dingboche
Altitude reached: 4410 meters / 14468 feet
Trek distance: 12 km / 7.4 miles
Travel time: 6 hours
Trek through the suspension bridge to the Pangboche and Summer Villages” of the Khumbu to Dingboche. You will see walls made for the protection of crops. The trek gets more challenging when ascending to Dingboche.

Day 6: Acclimation in Dingboche
Elevation reached: 4560 meters 14961 feet
Trek distance: 3 km / 1.8 miles
Travel time: 2 hours
Rest day start with acclimatization hike to mount Makalu view point to get ready for further higher altitudes.

Day 7: Trek to Lobuche
Height reached: 4940 meters / 16207 feet
Trek distance: 11 km / 6.8 miles
Travel time: 6 hours
After taking breakfast, Your journey heading towards Lobuche village exploring Thukla and Climbers memorial park. Guide manage the accommodation at tea house for night then takes you to observe the Khumbu glacier.

Day 8: Lobuche to Everest base camp to Gorak Shep
Elevation reached: 5360 meters / 17585 feet
Trek Distance: 13 km / 8 miles
Travel time: 7 hours
From Lobuche, you will head to the Everest base camp through Gorak shep. You will trek along the Khumbu glacier and spellbound by spectacular views of high mountains. After 2 hours walk you will reach Gorak Shep and from there 2 hours walk to Everest base camp, the final destination.

Day 9: Trek to Kala Patthar and Pheriche
Elevation reached: 5555 m / 18514 feet
Trek distance: 15 km / 9.3 miles
Travel time: 7 hours
Trek to Kala Pattar which is the most liked place by the trekkers because of the beautiful views of Everest. Trek back to Pheriche after sparing time there. Kalapatthar is a notable landscape of Khumbu area trekkers reach this destination mainly to observe sunrise view in Himalayas.

Day 10: Trek back to Namche Bazaar
Altitude reached: 3440 meters / 11286 feet
Trek distance: 17 km / 10.5 miles
Travel duration: 7 hours
Trek journey start with breakfast, after observing all highlights of Mount Everest base camp trek Nepal you will back to Namche bazaar. Check Outline itinerary of Everest base camp trek.

Day 11: Namche Bazaar to Lukla
Altitude reached: 2860 meters / 9383 feet
Trek distance: 19 km / 11.8 mile
Travel duration: 8 hours
Lukla to Namche bazaar distance is the ending part of Everest base camp trek. When you reach Lukla, take shower and relax for a couple of hours then be ready for farewell dinner with guide and porters.

Day 12: Flight back to Kathmandu.
Small aircraft takes you to Kathmandu within 35 minute, then transfer to hotel.

Detailed itinerary of Everest base camp trek from start to finish guide or Outline itinerary of Everest base camp trek provides the information about classic and most popular Lukla to EBC trip in Himalayas. It is possible to go for Everest base camp exploration within 3 to 16 days.

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Detailed itinerary of Everest base camp trek Nepal