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Everest base camp trek 12 days is the most thrilling experience which follows the Mt. Everest submitter footsteps. The tallest peak of the world lies in The World Heritage Sites Sagarmatha National Park, trek to its base camp is an unforgettable memory of a lifetime. A challenging hike welcomes you to explore its marvelous natural beauty, amazing landscape and the high Himalayas.
After a splendid flight of Lukla, the journey to Everest trekking starts. Lukla (2840 meters), is present days starting point of the Everest base camp trek route. It goes via, Namche, Tengboche, Dingboche, Labouche then to base camp. As the level of altitude increases, the pine forest becomes smaller and the land becomes emptier. Sherpa people’s lives here in this region, Namche, Lukla, Khumjung are major settlement area, where you would see amazing Sherpa culture. They celebrate different festivals such as a Mani Rimdu, Lhosar as per their cultures which has taken the journey to milestone ahead with a view of Kwangde, Nuptse, Lhotse, Kangtega, Ama Dablam, Everest and many other peaks.
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Everest Base Camp Trekking is suitable for most of the people. The trek requires some level of physical strength because it is quite a challenging trek. Challenging means it requires some hard work to do. If you have an average fitness level then you can do it. The entire Everest base camp trek lasts for 12 days and reaches up to the elevations of 5645 at the Kala Patthar. You would sleep at Gorakshep at the altitude of 5170 Meter. The trekkers are required to walk every day around 6-7 hours on the mountainous terrain landscape. The mountainous terrain is the uneven trail that is covered with the uneven stones and more often goes up and down. It would be very beneficial for your trek if you do cardiovascular exercise like walking, jogging, running to make your body better and get used to it. You can simply do these things in the morning when you are in your country. This allows you to adjust on the thin air and high elevations.
Hikers do not need the previous hiking/trekking experience to do the Everest base camp trek. If you are able to walk for 6-7 hours on the mountainous trekking trails then it is fine for you. You will be monitored by Nepal Trek Hub. Our guides will be doing communications with you and us. Our Experience trekking guide takes you to the Everest base camp slowly and steady. We do not do any rush that is the reason we have put 2 days for acclimatization in Namche Bazaar and Dingboche. Nepal Trek hub main concern is to make your trek successful at any cost. Safety is our main concern so we act as per your safety. We also suggest you what to do and what not to do during your Everest base camp trek so that it will be easier for you.
Best time to Everest base camp This depends on which month you want to trek here. Most of the trekkers can not effort time and time again so you must make the right decision to do it at the right time. It is always good to know in which moth the weather becomes what. Here is the short information of Everest base camp trek best time
This is the best trekking season in Nepal High Himalayas. People also call it to post-monsoon time, weather is very pleasant, sunny not too hot, not too cold. The mountain is very visible, with long-range you can see very far because that time visibility is very good. This is the main tourist season in Nepal, Adventure tourism such as trek and mountaineering main season. This time the landscape is very colourful, Because you can see green everywhere, the trails are very good and will not be muddy and flood.
This is the second-best time of year to trek here in Everest. Generally this time the weather is very good. But due to summer days, the weather in down in the valley is really hot. In the mountain region, the Flowers like rhododendron, magnolia and other kinds of small flowers blossom. If you wish to go Everest base camp trek, this is very good time
This is a monsoon season in Nepal. Monsoon basically starts from mid of the June till September. We recommend you to not to do trek this time, you can not see the good view and also there will be a problem of leeches and floods
This is a winter season in Nepal. winter season is also considered as a snowy season of Nepal. High Himalaya gets snow so the weather might be cloudy so you need to bear all the risk of snowfall and bad weather. We advise you to do your plan for not this season
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Everest base camp trek 14 days is for the trekkers who want to explore the highest Himalayan range of the earth. This is a Challenging trek of Nepal, where you have to walk 6-7 hours accent, and the walk until 5545 Meter. This allows you to explore all the things around the Everest base camp trek area. You can see the local sherpa people and their culture and vivid range of Nature beauty as well as very diversified landscape.
Below we have kept Everest base camp trek 14 days itinerary, this can be modified as per your time and interest if you have more days we can extend trek, Reducing the trek maximize the chance of Altitude Mountain Sickness. If you have a short time you can do the Everest panorama trek as well. This will allow you to see the Everest Himalayan range.
Everest base camp trek preparation need to be done before you start this is a adventure trek, you need to some planning before you come to Nepal. There are many things which can be very vital for the successful of trip. In this phase you may need to brainstorm what do i need to prepare? What information should i need to obtain? what should precaution do i need to keep on my mine. You can get all answer reading this stuff. if not please give us a
At the first stage of your trek preparation, you need to calculate your time, how many days trek you can do as per your holiday? how many days in Kathmandu. This makes easier of planning of itinerary, an extension of the trek in the mountain, do more day acclimatization or more time spent in Mountain.
It is always very good to get the pre-information as much as you can before your trek, Nepal Trek Hub has some information which might be very important for you.
There is so many types of Everest base camp trek map. These maps are published by the different publisher of Nepal. The map is may different as per publisher, Some Everest base camp trek map has much information while others may have less. You can get a map in online shopping. If you want to buy the map in Kathmandu there are mostly Nepal Map, Himalayan Map. If you want to get the big scale with details map which cost is more than the normal map. You can choose as per your wish but make sure that the proper information you seek is in the map, Such as distance in KM, Time in Hours. We advise you to take the float-able map which can go anywhere in the bag or even in a pocket. You can get Everest base camp trek map free from us if you book the trip with us. When you arrive in Kathmandu, we give this map on your trek preparation day. if you like to see the dynamic google Everest base camp trek map go through the link.
|Kathmandu Elevation: 1350 Meter||Phakding Elevation :2,610 Meter|
|Elevation gain: 1300 meters Approx||Mode of Travel:By Flight/and trek|
|Trail Accent/decent Accent/ decent both||Time 5-6 Hours|
|Phakding Elevation: 2,610 Meter||Namche Elevation : 3440 Meter|
|Elevation gain: 787 meters Approx||Average Distance:10.7 KM -11 KM|
|Trail Accent/decent Accent mostly||Time4 Hours|
At the beginning of the day you will walk through a beautiful pine forest, you will follow the trail north up the valley of Benkar then cross Dudh Koshi River and reach Monjo, the entrance place to Everest National Park. From there you will cross the long suspension bridge to reach at jorsale, we pass Jorsale village and walk alongside the Dudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi rivers. We follow a short walk along the riverbed of this valley where the major river meets each other. Crossing over the Hillary bridge, trek begin the steep ascent to Namche Bazar. On the way, we would have excellent views of Everest (8,848m) and Lhotse (8,516m.). Surrounded on three sides by mountain ranges, Namche Bazar (3,440m) is a central hub of the area for food, trekking gears and other necessary goods.
|Namche Elevation: 3440 Meter||Everest view elevation:4050 Meter|
|Elevation Gain/loss: 500 meters both Approx||Distance Travel:4-6 KM approx trek|
|Trail Accent/decent Most of the trail is accent then decent||Time 3-4 Hours|
|Namche Bazaar Elevation:3440 Meter||Tengboche Elevation: 3250 Meter|
|Elevation loss: 200 meters Approx||Distance Travel:10 KM approx trek|
|Trail Accent/decent Accent/decent both||Time 5-6 Hours|
|Dingboche Elevation: 4,360 Meters||Tengboche Elevation:3250 Meter|
|Elevation gain: 1100 meters Approx||Distance Travel:8-9 KM Trek|
|Trail Accent/decent Most of the trail accent||Time 6-7 Hours|
|Dingboche Elevation:4,360 Meters||Lobuche Elevation:4940 Meter|
|Elevation gain: 700 meters Approx||Distance Travel:8 KM-9 KM approx trek|
|Trail Accent/decent Most of the trail is accent||Time 6-7 Hours|
|Lobuche Elevation:4940 Meter||Gorak Shep Elevation:5,170 Meter|
|Elevation gain: 200 meters Approx||Distance Travel:10 KM-11 KM approx trek|
|Trail Accent/decent Most of the trail is accent||Time 6-7 Hours|
|Kalapattar Elevation: 5,545 Meter||Gorak Shep Elevation :5,170 Meter|
|Elevation gain/loss: 500 Meter up/ 1200 Meter down||Distance Travel:17 KM – 18 KM approx trek|
|Trail Accent/decent First accent and return decent||Time 8-9 Hours|
Everset base camp trek begins from Lukla. To go Lukla you need to take the Kathmandu to Lukla flight which is always quite challenging due to the limited flight from Kathmandu and fast-changing weather. The flight schedule can be changed quickly as per the weather of the Lukla. The Kathmandu to Lukla flight starts early in the morning from 6:30 AM to till 10 AM, 11 AM by 3 to 4 airlines. The Lukla airstrip is quite small that is the reason the small planes which carry around 18-19 people can go to Lukla. Since Kathmandu airport is one of the busy airports that the flights to the different places of Nepal go, the Kathmandu Lukla flight may be disturbed. Sometimes the airlines or aviation might also tell you that you need to Fly from Ramechap as well.
Ramechap is another domestic airport which is near from Kathmandu. The 3-4 hours driving from Kathmandu takes you to the Ramechap. The airline company comes to pick you up on Thamel to go Ramechap before the flights. There is a big chance that the flights from Ramechap to Lukla.
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Without any doubts, September mid, October, November are the first best season to trek. The second best season is March – April to trek in Everest. This time you can see the rhododendron flowers in lower land of Himalaya. In this both season the view is spectacular. However you can do also in other time but depends on your luck to see the Himalayas.
The total distance between Lukla to the Everest Base Camp then back to Lukla is an approx. 80 – mile round trip. The total trek days is 10 and 2 days is for acclimatization which means you just walk 8 days. Going Everest base camp treks takes more days rather than coming down.
Everest base camp trek is relatively cold all the year. During the night the temperature goes very low until -20 in Gorakshep. Trekkers are required to get good sleeping bags that are light and comfortable. Sleeping bags: -20C/-30F Down 800 fill (Western Mountaineering, Mountain Hardwear or any brands) is suited for your sleep in high elevations hotels.
Most of the hotels give you single blankets for sleep which is not sufficient in such cold temperatures. That is the reason you must bring the good sleeping bags -20C/-30F Down 800 fill which will prevent you from the night cold. Bring the sleeping bags which can be compressed in very small size and light to carry.
It is not necessary to train for the everest base camp trek, if you are physically average good and can walk around 6-7 hours then you can do the everest base camp trek because there are 2 days for rest and acclimatize on your everest base camp trek. However if you can do training before everest base camp trek it is good for you.
Before you go to Nepal prior one months or two you can start a light morning walk, running, jogging exercise plus small hiking around your area if possible. Swimming is also very good for the training. If you are doing the jeam exercise then it is very good for your upcoming EBC Trek.
Everest base camp trek is very worthy. The 12 days trek takes you to the place from where you can see the 4 high peaks above the 8000 Meters and many high mountains. The sherpa cultures, Sagarmatha National Park, Busddhist cultures are things to see on Everest base camp trek (EBC Trek) which is very worth to see once in a lifetime.
Everest base camp 5,380 m (17,600 ft) is the place from where you can not see Mt Everest clearly. You can see only a few parts of Everest because of the two giant mountains in front of Everest. You should go to Kala patthar 5,644.5 m (18,519 ft) from where you can see the best view of Mt Everest 8,848 Meter, Nuptse, lhotse, Amadablam and other peaks very clearly.
Everest base camp trek is quite a challenging trek due to the elevations. The elevation is quite high so people may get Mountain altitude sickness often. The trek requires 6-7 hours continuous walk through the mountain terrain landscapes. The trail often goes up and downs until the Gorakshep. As the oxygen is less in the high altitude the walk is quite tough to most of the trekkers so the reason trekkers get AMS. If they are unable to detect what happened to them they may die as well.
Kala patthar 5645 meter while Gorakshep is 5170 meters. The difference is 475 meters which is quite a tough hike that trekkers do early in the morning. The trails slowly climb to the Kala Patthar through the rocky trails. The trail is not that accent but gradually climbs. Due to lack of the oxygen it is the toughest part of your trek.
Everest base camp trek is not that dangerous but if you get the Altitude mountain sickness problem then it is very dangerous. Due to the high elevations Everest base camp trek is quite dangerous to get altitude mountain sickness. If you do not do anything against the Altitude mountain sickness then the problem may get worse and you even may die if you don’t come down.
There are basic tea houses around the trek route, they provide a various dishes of food and comfortable bed. Sometimes you will be able to find the room with toilet/ bathroom too
Most of the tea house in the Everest route has a WIFI Nowadays. You need to purchase the cards to use WIFI. Speed of WIFI are quite slow, but you can still connect with your friends and family
Yes, you can do hot shower while you are doing Everest base camp trek. Some of the guest house even have a room with a bath but there might be cold shower. The hotels will offer you shower on the common sharing bathroom by gas shower. You need to pay extra amount to get the hot shower on the Everest base camp trek
places before Namche and Even up to Namche bazzar there are enough guest houses. Some of the guest houses even have a very comfortable room with baths and toilet inside. This hotels are enogh but once you go above the Namche Bazzar the you need to be very careful on the matters of the room. we have seen a lot of times that tourist are sleeping on dormitory on dinning hall.
Yes, There is a availability of Mineral water, every tea houses. It is always not good to drink the mineral water, first it is quite costly to traveler, secondly it is damaging the Eco-system, the water company using a lot of plastic bottles. In a mountain mineral water bottle are a real threat to the environment. We can use the water purifier or water purification tablet and become a responsible traveler
According to various source, and distance measured by mobile apps, it is around 130 KM – 140 KM. If you do more sight trip the distance increases. The distance is measured from lukla
Yes there are regular flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. Flight company likes yeti air, tara air, sita air do regular flight. The flight start from 6.30 am to 12:00 pm. Sometimes they can even fly from ramechap if there is some traffic jam or any causes they fly from ramechap. On that time airlines transfer you there.
Kalapathar 5,643 meter is the maximum elevation that you need to reach. This is a viewpoint where you hike early in the morning
Sagarmatha National park permit (which you get in the jorsale) and TIMS Card is necessary to go Everest base camp trek
If the child can walk for 6-7 hours, then you can trek with child too. otherwise you need to extend your trek days
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