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Everest Base Camp Trek 5 Days

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Trip Overview of Everest Base Camp Trek 5 Days

Everest base camp trek 5 days has been a center of attraction for trekkers and climbers since 1953. Designated on the lap of the world’s highest peak Mt. Everest (Sagarmatha). This trekking takes you to the land of Sherpa’s where romanticist finds their every step following the footsteps of Hillary, Tensing and other explorers.

The Everest base camp trek 5 Days trail climbs through the foothills of the world’s highest mountain. Offering some of the most spectacular scenery and challenging trekking experience in Nepal. The Everest Base Camp trek, a very well known mountain trek. Starts at the upper Phakding and follows the Dudh Kosi valley which climbs up to the Sherpa capital of Namche.

This trek is suitable for short time trekkers

Everest base camp trek 5 days is starts from Lukla after a 35  minutes’ flight from Kathmandu. In Season time, the flights are from Ramechhap. It is a 4-hour drive from Kathmandu ( Oct, Nov, and March, April, Lukla flights are from Ramechhap Manthali Airport). You get to see a fantastic view of the Himalayas from the plane.

After leaving Lukla, Everest base camp trek 5 days path is a relatively easy walk with ups and downs to Namche Bazaar. The trail follows the Dudh Koshi River until you begin the climb to Namche Bazaar. The hike till Namche isn’t generally exceptional in terms of the view. You get to walk on different terrain and cross staggeringly high suspension bridges. Namche is the hub to start and end the Everest base camp trek and many other trekking routes in the Everest region. From Namche we do a day trip to Syangboche Airstrip Everest view hotel and take a helicopter flight to Kalapathar’s best viewpoint on the earth stop there make great photos and come down to Lukla with looking Everest base camp.

Hiking up to Syangboche and Everest view hotel

From Namche Bazar, we will trek towards Syangboche, one of the most lovely and enchanting places throughout the world lies at the lap of Khumbila and on the top of Namche Bazaar. From Syangboche, one can have an apparent view of Mount Everest that lies amid towering Himalayan ranges; you will be rewarded the best view of  Nuptse, Lhotse, Tawache, Khumbila, Amadablam, Thamserku, Kusum Kangaru, Tashi Lhaptsa, Nangbala. We will visit the Everest view hotel, which offers a mesmerizing view of Mt.Everest and the surrounding Himalayas.

From Namche, we take a helicopter flight to Everest base camp or can land for few minutes to Kala patthar, which is the best viewpoint in the earth; you can get the best pictures of Himalayas from here we will get down to Lukla, next day you can take a routine flight back to Kathmandu. There is a direct helicopter flying back option also on the same day, which costs you a bit more.

Everest base camp trek 5 days highlights

  • Stunning views of the mountain ranges like Mt.Everest, Ama Dablam, Mt.Lhotse, Nuptse, Cho Oyu, Gaurishankar, and many others.
  • Experience the best Sherpa culture and tradition.
  • Experience adventurous and scenic Helicopter ride from Namche to Everest base camp and back to Lukla.

Everest Base Camp Trek 5 Days - Trip Info

Duration: 05  Days from Kathmandu to Kathmandu

Trek Grade: Moderate

Best Travel Time: February to Mid June, September – November are the best seasons. Dec & January are Winter and cold can be snow on the trail, July & August are rainy time, trekking can be done, but visibility can be reduced due to rain and Lukla Flight may get canceled.

Departure Dates: We can offer this trek on any dates during the months Feb, March, April, May, June, Sept, Oct, November, and December for a group of 2 to 16 people.

Equipment Rental: We advise you to bring all of your clothing and gear from home, however in Kathmandu there are many shops to buy and rent trek related equipment

Your trek Backpack/duffle bag: Our porters will carry your baggage on the trek, the maximum weight per trekkers is 15kg including your sleeping bag, and down jacket, Other items not required on a trek can be stored in our office or your hotel in Kathmandu

Transportation:  Flight to Lukla. Helicopter flight from Namche to EBC and back to Lukla


Detailed Itinerary of Everest Base Camp Trek 5 Days

Your trip begins with an adventurous flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. The major thrill is it is one of the most dangerous and most exciting flights. Also, it is filled with glorious mountain views. Upon your reach, the beautiful sceneries and cool climate will be welcoming you. And from there, your trek towards Phakding also begins. You will be able to walk through the forest areas, amazing landscapes, farms, and beautiful villages. And you will spend your first night in Phakding only.Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

Smile!! And look around its day two. And it’s a beautiful morning in the heavenly place.  It is another day to enjoy the stunning beauty of the route towards Everest.  Today you will trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar. Namche Bazar is the city of the world-famous Sherpa’s. It is also the viewpoint of various snowy mountains. A precious place in the lap of Himalayas and surrounded by green hills and little homes. It is a place you must visit at least once in your lifetime. And in your short trek, you will be able to get there. The night stay will be at Namche only. Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

Today we make a short acclimatization trek up to Khumjung, a delightful Sherpa village above Namche. You have full day leisure for a beautiful panoramic view or stroll around the market. You can also enjoy the splendid views of Everest, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Nuptse, Lhotse, Tawche, and Kwangde, and so on.

We will make a day hike to Syangboche is another gorgeous place in this area. It is also a short hike from Namche to Syangboche.  It has a beautiful viewpoint. From this viewpoint, you will be able to get a clear and spectacular view of Mount Everest and various other mountains. It is just mind-blowing. A completely amazing place, whose beauty cannot be described into words. You will visit the Everest view hotel and back to Namche to stay overnight.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

A lot people due to lack of time choose the first one. A helicopter ride to Everest Base Camp is one of the easiest and most comfortable ways to witness the beauty of this historic mountain. It is also less time-consuming. So, you can take a Helicopter Ride to Everest Base Camp and watch the beautiful mountain from the top and return back to Airport at Syangboche. Or if you are the kind of person who is willing to take risks and is ready to explore this magnificent place by yourself, you can start the trek towards EBC. However, it will add days to your trip. It will be depending on your choice.Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

And you will finally ascend back to your starting point Lukla

With all the precious memories you will return back from your lifetime trip. It, for sure will be the happiest and proudest moment of your life. Undoubtedly, it is not just a journey; it is an ultimate destination of achievement and pride.

Meals included: Breakfast

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