Everest Trekking is one of the best trekking regions of Nepal. It takes you to one of the highest mountains in the world, Mount Everest (8848m). This region has one of the world’s classic treks, attracting increasing tourists every year. Everest Base Camp trekking is in the Nepal Solukhumbu District, which is considered an excellent location for trekking, due to the highest peak Mt. Everest (8848m). Solukhumbu is the place of origin of the inborn mountaineers-Sherpas. Their specific traditional lifestyle and practices. The ethnic stone-housed villages and their sound hospitality will make your trek unforgettable. Walking through Shrepa’s land with the Buddhist monuments of– stupas, Chortens, mani partitions, and gompas can also be an excellent spiritual experience.
Nepal Everest trekking Packages
Above the Himalaya, trekking offers you the best Nepal Everest trekking packages at an affordable price. We have multiple choices for long and short trips in the Everest region. Thus, The most popular one is the Everest base camp trek the 14, 16 days full itinerary. We can make a short base camp trek also by taking a helicopter flight. It is famous for the highest mountain peaks in the world. Other Everest trekking famous packages are the Gokyo lake trek, Chola pass trek, Everest view trek, and Three passes trek. We can customize the trip as per your time and comfort.
Everest Mountain Trekking
This area is habited by the most exotic fauna. As you will bypass through Sagarmatha National Park keep your eyes open for Himalayan Tahr, musk deer Pikka and mouse hare. Above you, in the sky, you might search for the golden eagle, pinnacle-notch Himalayan Monal – Daphe, the Nation bird of Nepal. This region is also the home for leopard and snow leopard and allegedly, fearsome Yeti.
The most popular Nepal Everest trekking packages course is flying to Lukla and mountaineering steeply via the mountains of Khumbu to Everest base camp or the sacred lakes at Gokyo. However, these days few trekkers take the route of the roadway at Jiri. you can trek via lowland villages via Jiri or Hile to base camp. experience the breathtaking views of the world’s tallest Mount. Everest. We will see the stunning view of Ama Dablam, MountTaweche, Thamserku, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Lhotse, and many more.
Along the trekking trails in the Khumbu region, you will be surrounded by a wide variety of flora and fauna, frozen lakes, and spectacular mountain views. The trails along the hillside are covered with beautiful alpine forests, rhododendron, and many other special to tempt you with their beauty and sweet fragrance. The regions give us one of the best views of Mount Everest (8848m), Mount Nuptse(7855m). Other mountains we can see are Mount Changtse(7550m), Mount Lhotse(8516m), Mount Kantega(6685m), Also the Labuche Peak(6145m), and many other mountain peaks are the major attraction of the Everest region
Everest Region Trek Highlights
Mt Everest and several other peaks
The world’s highest peak, “Mt Everest(8848m)” lies in this region. You will not be climbing the highest peak when you are on the base camp trek. However, you will get the best close-up view of high mountains. Not only this but there are other different peaks too in this region. While on the way you will be greeted with Mt. Makalu (8,463m), Mt. Cho Oyo (8153m), Mt. Lhotse (8,501m), and Mt. Lhotse Shar (8,393m). For those who prefer visiting the mountainous, This is worth trekking.
The Nepal Everest region trekking is mostly populated by the legendary Sherpa’s. The lifestyle, culture, tradition, and also the way of speaking is distinct from any other in Nepal. The way they treat their guests and welcome them is the perfect thing that you will see on Everest. Likewise, with a different lifestyle, you will even find the diverse taste of food made by Sherpa’s. Such a type of journey is well worth doing.
Photographs of Everest
If you are on Everest trek then it is obvious that you will watch Mt. Everest close and get the chance to take photographs from near. On the way to trekking, there are several other mountains and natural view which will add spice to your journey.
Monasteries and Museum
Most of the monasteries in the Everest region are uphills from where you can see the view of the mountains. The monasteries are spiritual and cultural in Everest. Similarly, there is a Sherpa museum called Sagarmatha National Park museum where you can visit and learn about the ancient history of Sherpas.
Making new friends
As already said that Everest Base trekking is the popular one, it is sure that a lot of people will visit the area. If you are fond of making new friends then it is the best trek where you will find many people from different nationalities and cultures.
If you are on the Everest trekking packages then prayer flags are the most common thing that you will see the most on your way. A prayer flag is the rectangular flag of clothes where prayers are in most of the trail. The view with prayer flags is astonishing to watch. You will also love the way it is three and hung up, If we compare it to other regions of Nepal’s excellent treks, Everest trekking is one of the most memorable. You will get the opportunity of experiencing high altitude mountain scenery, a traditional lifestyle, and several natural wonders of this heavenly country, Nepal.
Facts about Mt. Everest trekking
World’s tallest mountain with a height of 8828 meters.
About 4000 people are on the list of people attempting Mount Everest climbing.
The total number of people, who climbed Mount Everest successfully is 660
The total number of people, who died trying to climb Mount Everest is 142
Lies in the part of the Himalayan mountain range, between Tibet and Nepal border.
Location: part of the Himalaya mountain range; straddles the border of Nepal and Tibet.
Named after Sir George Everest, a British surveyor-general of India.
Age: almost 60 million years old.
Chomolungma is the Tibetan name meaning “Mother Goddess of the Earth.”
Nepal, India, and Tibet are the countries that are visible from the summit.
Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay are the first people to climb Mount Everest, May 29, 1953.
Everest trekking some more highlights
Enjoy the breathtaking view of the world’s tallest mountain – in our Everest trekking.
Surrounded by the beauty of nature and the mountains of Nepal: Cho Oy u, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Makalu, and so on.
Experience the hospitality of the Sherpa people. Learn about their community, traditions, and culture.
Ge the spiritual experience by visiting the Tengboche Monastery.
Enjoy the cup of tea or coffee at the world’s highest placed hotel – Everest View Hotel.
Discover the beauty of Sagarmatha National Park that is home to several species of endangered animals.
Enjoy the 360degree view from Kala Patthar with views of Mount Everest, Makalu, Lhotse, and many other peaks.
Most exciting and adventurous flights to/from Lukla.
Take a guided city tour of UNESCO listed World Heritage Sites of Nepal.
Best Everest trekking company
It is quite a hard task to find out which is the best company for EBc trek. There are few ways to choose the best trekking company for EBc trek. Above the Himalaya trekking is a local trekking operator based in Kathmandu Nepal for your EBC trek. This company is run by local trekking guides and tour experts having more than 15 years of experience. The owner himself guided and have lead numerous adventures to Mout Everest, Annapurna, Tibet, and Bhutan.
Top Five Reasons for Why book your Everest trekking with us
We have been organizing customized tours in the mountains region with long-time experience.
All our guides are locally employed, receive excellent training, can speak English, French, German, or Spanish, behave professionally, and know the destination, history, and culture inside and out.
We are recognized as one of the leading trekking and tour operators and have won many awards, both locally and nationally.
Above the Himalaya, trekking is always first in taking responsible travel.
We are very serious about it and provide you with the opportunity to give back’ to the communities you visit. Read more about what we have done to our community.
As we live in Nepal and the nearby mountain region of Tibet, India, and Bhutan, this knowledge ensures that you book a trip that is right for you!
Trekking or traveling with us can be the best part of your every journey as we are one of the top trekking agencies in Nepal operating in the Himalayan regions.
Everest trekking difficultly
The difficulty level of the Everest trekking is moderate and it requires about 14 days from arrival to departure. Evenghourh the EBC trek doesn’t require prior trekking expertise but we suggest all the trekkers be physically fit and get some sort of training and preparation before coming for the trek. We categorize this trek as moderate to the difficulty level of difficulty The reason for this is because most of the trekking is at a slow pace and we make 2 rest days on the way. The trek will be more difficult if we will finish it in less time frame with our acclimatization day.
Some trekkers ask us if the Everest trekking difficult than Kilimanjaro? On Everest trek, you will be walking for longer distances, with more elevation gained and lost each day, on more challenging terrain than on Kilimanjaro. so it is more difficult than Kilimanjaro. Furthermore, The Everest Trek requires no technical expertise or mountaineering skills as it is basically a long hike at altitude. and we will make the itinerary at a slow pace. anyone who has basic fitness can go for the trek. We will walk daily about 15 km in a mostly up and downhill rocky trail.
Trekking in the Khumbu region
Trekking in Khumbu Region visits various parts of the gorgeous Khumbu Valley, treks all the thanks to Everest Base Camp, and climbs Kala Patthar. We offer this incredible journey in the Khumbu region at our best cost with a local Sherpa and guide. Our guides and Sherpa friends will provide you with an insight into the Sherpa homeland and their way of life. The Khumb u regions also offer you the high passes trek with severe Kongma La pass which has unsurpassed views of the peaks within the Everest region.
All treks within the Khumbu region require a flight from Kathmandu to the tiny airport at Lukla. The longer option is by driving to Jiri or from Salleri. The flight may be a stunning experience in itself. There are Numerous flights goes daily from Kathmandu to Lukla. We suggest you make a buffer day at your itinerary in case of a delay in flying to Lukla due to bad weather.
Khumbu valley trekking is in the region of north-eastern Nepal on the side of Everest in Nepal. This region is a component of the Solukhumbu District, which successively is a component of the Sagarmatha Zone. Khumbu valley (3810m) is one among three sub-regions of the most Khambu (specially Thulung) and Sherpa settlement of the Himalayas. It also takes us to the famous Sherpa town of Namche Bazaar, villages of Thame, Khumjung, Pangboche, Pheriche, and also Kunde. Additionally, The famous Buddhist monastery at Tengboche (3850m) is additionally situated within the Khumbu.
Khumbu valley is additionally acknowledged by the name of the Everest region. Furthermore, it’s an integral part of the Solukhumbu district. It embraces the foremost crucial and historic Sherpa village. Namche, Thame, Khumjung, Pangboche, Pheriche, and also Kunde villages are smashing.
How to reach Everest trekking
The Everest trekking region is in the north-eastern part of Nepal. Due to its high altitude and Himalayan regions, most of the higher part of the is cover with snow. The only way to reach this region is the thrilling plane ride to Lukla airport from Tribhuvan International Airport. The small valley of Lukla is where most of the trekking adventures on mount Everest trekking start. If you are looking for other alternatives, you can also drive to Jiri or Phaplu from Kathmandu. It is a one-day drive from Kathmandu to reach both destinations. From Jiri, you can then take a 4-5 days trek or another option is the drive to Phaplu and start the trek.
Some of our favorite trek in Everest regions
One of the most famous treks in the Everest trekking region is the Everest Base Camp Trek. If you want to enjoy the essence of the Everest Region as a whole, then Everest Base Camp is the best choice. The trek 12 to 14 days but for short time trekkers, you can use the helicopter option also and make a trek for 1 week. The highest altitude you will reach is in Kalapatthar at the altitude of 5,554m. It is one of the best viewpoints of Everest trekking to see the sunrise and magnificent views of the high mountains.
If you are looking for a more challenging trek then go to our three Passes Trek also called the Everest high pass trek. This difficult trek is Spanning around 15 – 21 days, you can enjoy the marvelous panorama of mountains from the three high passes of Kongma La, Cho La, and Rengo La. All of these passes are above 5000 m height., Another famous trek is the Gokyo valley if you have a short time choose our Gokyo lakes trek 10 days package. This route gives you a spectacular view of the sparkling high-altitude lakes.
for the short treks in the Everest region, there is a 5 to 7 days trek around Namche valley, Khumjung, and Khunde area. Everest view trek 5 days, Our Everest luxury trek goes till Mende. The less travel and new trek route Pikey peak also getting popular these days. Most of the short treks in Everest regions are of medium difficulty. So, if you have limited time and want to enjoy the highest mountain view you can choose these short treks.
Best Time to Visit
The best time for Everest trekking is in the autumn season (September–December) and if we choose October and November are best. During this time the skies are clearer and almost no rain, so the visibility is high. Another best time is to visit in the Spring season(March-May). This is the flower blooming season also so enjoy the rhododendron flowers along the trail. During your Everest trekking at this time, you can enjoy the unobstructed views of the spectacular mountain ranges. Monsoon is not a good time to visit as the visibility is poor, and flights get cancel and delayed a lot at this time. Winter is ok to trek in the lower part as the upper part is snowing and very cold and high passes are blocked from the snow.
The Spring season is the best time for trekking to the Himalayas in Nepal and also consider the peak season for Mout Everest trek Nepal. You can get the real beauty of Everest base camp during this season. The Spring season lasts from March and ends during the start of May in Nepal. The view of the mountains is seen crystal clear during this season. The surround also gets very enjoyable with the rhododendron blossoming everywhere throughout the trail.
Precipitation during the spring season is very low. So you can enjoy the Mount Everest trek without any delay and disturbance. Because of these things this season is very peak for trekking. So it is better if you book your trek early. Tea houses, hotels, and lodges will be filled during this season. The trail to EBC is very comfortable to walk. You can get a beautiful glance at the mountain from the early trail of the trek. Trees and grassland gain their greenery during this month. The temperature during this month ranges from 5 degrees to 20 degrees Celsius. As this season is quite warm you need to carry some lightweight clothes.
The autumn season is the second-best season for the Mount Everest trek in Nepal. The autumn season starts from early September and ends in late November. This season also provides a spectacular view of the mountains. You can observe the beauty of nature with a striking view of the trail. The autumn season is also the post-monsoon time of the year.
So all the dirtiness and dust will be clean by the rain and the surrounding looks very refreshing. This is also the best time to trek to Nepal because one of the main festivals of Nepal Dashain and Tihar also falls during this month. You will get to the EBC Mount Everest trek and observe the typical Nepali tradition. The tail is dry during this season so it will not be difficult to walk. Though this season is the best time to trek there are few chances of precipitation. So will have to carry the necessary gear for the rain. Days are pretty warm and night is cold during this season. The temperature ranges from a maximum of 18 degrees during the daytime and falls to 10 degrees during nighttime. People trekking to Everest base camp during this month are also very high.
The monsoon season starts from the early of July to the end of August in Nepal. Summer and monsoon fall during the same month in Nepal. This season also gives a brilliant view of the mountains. However, for trekking Mount Everest trek in 14 days this time of the year is not suitable. As precipitation during this month are very high so trekking days might be a delay. A helicopter tour doing this month is not possible. The trekking trail is also very muddy and difficult to walk.
The tail will be full of snails and leeches everywhere. And the real threat during this season is a landslide. Because of this people trekking to EBC and Mount Everest trek during this season is very low. And the hotels and lodges during this month may not be opened. The tail also becomes muddy and slippery. Due to rain and cloudy weather, you may not see the mountains clearly. You must carry an umbrella and raincoat with you all the time where ever you go.
This is the coldest time of the year and starts from early December and lasts till the end of February. It is a season of snowfall in the Khumbu region and from the Mount Everest trek. People often trek to Everest base camp during the winter season to see the real beauty of the mountains. The mountains look like the bride covered with a white dress of snow. Seeing the highest mountain in the world covered in snow is just breathtaking.
The skies during this month are very famous and enjoyable. But this trek is not appropriate for 14 days trek. You will have to be physically fit during this month. Mount Everest trek is the extreme cold during this month the temperature ranges from a maximum of 10 degrees to minus -15 degrees during this month. You will have to carry warm clothes during this month. If you are a loner and do not want a crowd then trekking in the winter season is perfect.
What to pack for your Everest trekking
The Everest base camp trek is difficult to trek so you need to have the proper equipment to succeed this trip.
You will sleep in the tea house and eat there so you just need to carry your personal belongings which are enough from the cold. Below are some suggested items to take with you while your Everest trekking
Walking boots with waterproof and have ankle support
Trainer or casual shoes you can use after a day trek.
Hiking Shorts (3): Quick drying type, not cotton!
Trekking Pants (3), preferably that zip on/off at the knees so you can use them as shorts also.
Loose, casual trousers for trekking
Thermal wear for colder areas
Lightweight underwear – Capilene or other synthetic.
Cotton pants or (loose jeans/khakis).
T-Shirts: Cotton for lower altitude walking. the synthetic is good above 2500m.
Thermal Underwear: Synthetic polypropylene
Waterproof Jacket. Quality waterproof clothing is essential. A proofed nylon or Gore-Tex jacket is recommended
Fleece jacket or pullover.
Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional).
Goretex or warm jacket for winter trekking bring the down jacket
women sports bras, Synthetic
Strong rucksack or large holdall to be carried by porters
Daysack to carry valuables such as passport, cash, camera, travel documents personally
Plastic bags or stuff sacks to store
Plug adapter 2 round pin
Trail Map/Guide book
Journal & Pen, Pencils, and small notebooks
Extra contacts or glasses
Quick-drying towel (medium-sized)
Toothbrush/paste (preferably biodegradable)
Face and body moisturizer
Feminine hygiene products
Water purification tablets or iodine
Refillable Water bottles
Wool or fleece hat, or balaclava
Hat or cap for sun protection while trekking
Sunglasses or goggles
Sunglasses protect from day sunlight
Sleeping bag rated -20 degree Celcius you can also get a sleeping bag liner
Some Extra pairs of T-shirts and also shorts.
Flashlight and battery
First aid kit (with moleskin for blisters)
Flight delay/cancelation and changes in the itinerary:
Be aware that Lukla flights are based on weather conditions that can sometimes lead to flight delays or changes. We always endeavor to make sure you reach your destination on time. And for all our Everest trekking, we will re-arrange your ticket to the next available flight.
In the case of delaying Lukla flights, the client is responsible to bear all additional expenses including food and accommodation costs. If you wish to make alternative arrangements such as a Helicopter flight to avoid flight delays, all additional costs would be your responsibility.
In case of flight delays to Lukla on this Everest trekking, we will endeavor to accommodate you with the same hotel you use in Kathmandu on your arrival day. if It is not available we will look for other hotels for your availability until we have a confirmed flight for you. We will adjust the itinerary to ensure you get as much time as possible in the mountains. This may mean reducing/removing the Kathmandu nights at the end of the trip.
If in case the flight from Lukla to Kathmandu is canceled you will be asked to cover the additional night cost and food as well. You will be rebooked for your flight the next day. If flights can not operate due to extremely bad weather: In extreme conditions, the regular flights cannot operate. In such cases, We can assist you by providing helicopter service for your Everest trekking package. You will be asked to pay this extra cost (less the regular flight ticket price). You may wish to place a claim for this with your insurance company on return to your home country
Some of the side treks of the Everest region
Trekking from Jiri to the Upper region
The Jiri route for Everest trekking is considered one of the old trekking routes to reach Mt. Everest. The Jiri Everest trekking offers an Everest low lands of inspiring and also breathtaking Himalayan scenery. It is worth pointing out that the walk-in from Jiri offers much benefit through gradual altitude acclimatization as well as a very special experience in getting to know the countryside lifestyle of this region and their Buddhist culture, rather than a direct flight to Lukla.
This area is mostly populated by hospitable Sherpa, the major attraction of this area are the majestic mountains, the high mountain villages, charming monasteries, and congenial people. Some of the highest mountain located in this area is the world’s tallest mountain Mount Everest, the alpine forests, glacial rivers, and amazing rhododendron and pine forests.
This is the oldest route of Everest trekking
The trail of this Everest trekking area begins from Jiri to Namche which passes through numerous interesting villages that are now visited by a small number of trekkers each year. During the taking of this route, you will also pass through the alpine forests, glacial rivers, and enjoy the warm hospitality of ethnic people. The best thing to trek from Jiri is you will pass through numerous villages of different ethnic groups. Some of them are Tamang, Jirel, Rai, Brahmin, Chettri, and of course the Sherpa’s too. While Visiting the Buddhist monasteries we can view with different prayer flags, the Sherpa, and other ethnic villages with their simple yet rich mountain lifestyles.
The views are gorgeous mountains, and walking in the Himalayas proves to be quite an intense experience. Jiri Everest Base Camp trekking is best for acclimatizing as the trail goes slowly higher and higher, after having a rest day at Namche Bazaar, trails continue to Monastery which is famous active at Khumbu Region, Tengboche Monastery where trekkers will be rewarded by the panoramic. some of the peaks that can be viewed in this trek are Everest (8848m), Cho Oyu (8152m), Lhotse (8516m), Makalu (8463m) and AmaDablam (6456m), Thamserku, and many other surrounding mountains. You will also have the chance to have a close look at the spectacular Khumbu Icefall in Everest Base Camp.
Dudh Kunda Trek
Dudh Kunda is a lake, situated at the front of Number Himal, locally known as Milky Pond of Solu. It is also one of the best destination places in the Everest trekking regions. Dudh Kunda Lake trekking is located in the low region of the Everest trekking or Solu region. Every August there is an influx of devotees of Hindus and Buddhists who come to perform the cleansing rituals at the lake. Dudh Kunda situated in the lap of Mt. Number literally means a lake of milk and is said to be a sacred lake and is venerated by the local people. You will also enjoy panoramic Himalayan views of Everest, Mt. Number, and also other Everest Himalaya range.
Furthermore, the region of Dudh Kunda trekking gets fewer tourists making it a refreshing and peaceful place to trek where you will be overawed by the locals, the natural beauty of the area, and the stunning mountain scenery. Dudh Kunda is a cultural and nature lover trek in Nepal. The trail to Dudh Kunda Everest trekking starts at Jiri on the route to Shivalaya following a spectacular, isolated ridge through dense forest and rocky and yak grazing pastures. The area is also quite remote and you are unlikely to meet anyone on this rarely traveled trail. Dudh Kunda trekking trail takes you through dense forests of rhododendron, a variety of wild animals & birds such as Mountain Thars, Bears, Leopard, Jackal, etc. From Sasarbeni, we move towards Dudh Kunda.
This is less travel route of our Everest trekking
While at the lake, take a walk right around its shore and look for the spring, high up on the Northeastern side, considered to be the source of the holy water. Amazing and beautiful views of flora and fauna, experience and interaction with diverse cultures of Sherpa, Khaling, Rai, Tamangs, Magar, Gurungs, make this journey a lifetime experience and achievement. The hospitality of the locals is for the most spirit warming experiences of the Solu Dudh Kunda area. Dudh Kunda Lukla trek; an amazing and adventurous journey that would attract anyone to remember and have a lifelong experience.
Dudh Kunda Everest trekking trail takes you all the way through the ancient trading routes in the Everest region, crossing the river valleys, narrow ridges, up and downhills. This trail will take you through the pike peak and famous Goli Gompa up to the holy Lake Dudh Kunda. Thus It is the final destination of our trek where we can view the amazing lake. From the lake vicinity, you can enjoy panoramic views of the Everest Himalaya range. This newly opened and unique Dudh Kunda trekking trail has been designed by “Above the Himalaya trekking (p) Ltd” for you to provide a magnificent look at the high mountains and isolated Solu region.
It is situated between the Everest and Langtang Himalaya ranges, below Gauri Shankar (7145m) and the south border of Tibet. This region lies between the Langtang range and the Everest trekking range. Rolwaling valley trekking is one of the hard passes in the Everest Himalaya. Therefore, while trekking in these regions we will meet the differents pope of Khumbu, pass Tamang Village with wonderful views. This Everest trekking route is abundant with alpine lakes, hanging glaciers, moraines, high pastures, waterfalls, and an imminent view of snowy peaks in the backdrop. Rolawaling region is also rich in biological diversity, glacial lakes, mountains, and isolated villages.
More than that Rolwaling trek area is also home to many endangered and globally threatened animals. The Rolwaling Himal, along with the Tibetan border. From the northern edge of a wild, beautiful east-west valley that, due to its remote location, has been primarily near to trekkers. It is also an alternative trail to Everest trekking located in the west of Khumbu. Rolwaling Valley Trek is one of the problematic Trek, but the fantastic sight of Mt Langtang & Mt Everest from Rolwaling, majestic Mt Gauri Shanker, natural as well as cultural beauty, glance mountains river, the local lifestyle of Sherpa, Tamang, and Chettri makes the Trek worth the difficulty.
The vicinity is rich in flora and fauna with 16 major vegetation types, 34 species of mammals, 16 fish, 10 amphibians, 8 lizards, 14 snakes, and 235 birds. The main Highlights of the Rolwaling trek are magnificent forests and of course, the giant snow peak, Gaurishankar (7134m). The TshoRolpa is an excellent ice lake held back by terminal moraine on the way during Rolwaling trekking. This Everest trekking route offers an excellent view of the high mountain ranges like Mt. Makalu, Mt. Gauri Shankar, and also the views of Pachermo and Ramdung peak.
The trek goes via Khumbu valley
The trail joins the Khumbu valley route so you can carry on to the Everest trekking or back to Lukla and fly to Kathmandu. Furthermore, the Rolwaling trek provides you an opportunity to Explore Diverse Vegetation, climate, topography, and other many beautiful places. The region is very close to the Tibetan border. Here you can see people highly influenced by Tibetan culture and have adopted Unique Culture and Tradition. People in the villages are very warm-heart and very kind as well.
Mani Rimdu festival Trek
Mani Rimdu is a festival celebrated by Sherpa and Lamas at Tengboche Monasteries of Solukhumbu district. The ceremony is a 19-day sequence and a series of events of empowerment with 3- days public festival. Mani Rimdu Festival Trek is specially designed for those adventurers who desire to make a cultural journey into the Everest Region with Monasteries and Sherpa Cultural view. This Trek in Everest passes through the luxuriant alpine forest and wildlife, raging glacial rivers and waterfalls, stony trails, mountains, and Buddhist monasteries. The greatest prize of all is the Cultural trekking in Everest with the panoramic view of the topmost peaks like Everest (8848m), Mt. Lhotse (8618m), Mt. Nuptse, and much more.
Mani Rimdu Festival Trek begins with a flight to Lukla and continues to the most magnificent and picturesque of eastern Nepal, Namche Bazaar. During this trekking, you will walk through the villages interspersed with the forest of rhododendron, magnolia trees, and giant first which are the major attraction of this trek. There is a great view of Kangpoche and Kwangde and to the north is the Nangpa La Thame Gompa situated above the village.
While we are on our Journey of hiking, get an opportunity to stumble upon Barking Deer, Musk Deer, and the Himalayan Tahr or mountain goat. Get a chance to visit one of the active monasteries in the Khumbu region Tengboche. We will also witness the Buddhist dance spectacle presented each year in the Khumbu region by the monks of the Tengboche Monastery in the Mani Rimdu festival. Mani Rimdu Festival Trek is distinguished with cultural and traditional assets of unique Nepal. The festival also passes the different villages with the study of the Mani Rimdu festival, traditions, and lifestyle of the ethnic group living in those remote villages of Nepal.
Ama Dablam Base Camp visit
Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek is a great addition to the Everest trekking region. You can also add an extra day to your Everest base camp trek itinerary and can visit the Ama Dablam Base Camp. Lying at the height of 4600 m, the base camp is It offers you the best views of the surrounding snowcapped peaks. This beautiful mountain in the Himalayas has also, has superior importance to the Sherpas in the Khumbu region.
To reach Ama Dablam Base Camp, you need to walk on the classic Everest Base Camp route itself. In terms of walking from Tengboche to Dingboche, you’ll come across a village known as Pangboche. Here, you’ll have to spend an extra day so that you’re able to explore Ama Dablam Base Camp. Simply head west, instead of north, from Pangboche, to reach Ama Dablam Base Camp.
A side trip from Dingboche village
As a trekker, you have two alternatives here. Either you can go for the entire Everest Base Camp trek and have the trek to Ama Dablam simply as a side trip, or you could go up to Ama Dablam, and make your way back to Lukla. This way you can have all the fun, however, your trek remains short. While you will be at the Base camp it offers you the best opportunity to observe the mountain very closely taking you up to the base of the peak at an elevation of 4,600 meters. This trek also follows our famous Everest trekking route of base camp until Pangboche and then with around two days’ hike to the top, the trail turns off on its own less congested path.
This trek is an excellent opportunity to get familiar with the traditional Sherpa lifestyle, and their religion and culture while relishing the panoramic view of the world’s towering peaks and the serene beauty of the Himalayas. So, if you’re pondering about heading to Everest Trekking in Nepal for an unforgettable excursion, the Ama Dablam Base Camp trek is one of the best options to choose from amongst numerous.
Khumbu icefalls are located on the top of the Khumbu Glacier. It is formed due to the fast movements of Khumbu Glacier. The glacier that you will see between Mahalangur and the Kumbhakarna ranges is Khumbu Glacier, The view is spectacular in the early morning, as the ice is not melted till then, otherwise, It will be slippery afterward. The icefall is considered to be the deadliest and toughest section of the Everest trekking journey. This icefall is the key route for our mount Everest trekking and mountains like Lhotse and Nuptse are its neighbors. Khumbu Icefall starts from the elevation of 4600 m and goes higher.
The Khumbu Glacier consists of Khumbu icefall which is the first obstacle climber’s face during the Mt. Everest expedition. It originates from the Khumbu Glacier. The glacier melts with the sun’s rays and flows to reach the point where Khumbu Icefall starts. Due to global warming, the ice sheets are melting fast and now Khumbu Icefall is considered the melting river of ice that shifts every year.
Visit Kala Patthar
Kala Patthar means ‘black rock’ in English, Kala Patthar stands at an impressive 5500m above sea level. This is the highest altitude reached on most of our Everest trekking route. It is located to the south of the Himalayan ranges, just above the Gorak Shep. It overlooks the Khumbu Glacier, Everest Base Camp, and is an incredible viewpoint for Everest itself. Although the trek to the top, especially before sunrise, is strenuous on the body and mind, it was one of the highlights of my trip to Nepal.
Most of the trekkers on the route of Everest trekking don’t miss being here and it t takes about 2-2.5 hours to reach the top of Kala Patthar from Gorak Shep. if you wanted to see the best sunrise view Be sure to get there before sunrise.
Things to pack: Flashlight or headlamp, warm clothes, water, something to take pictures with. Kala Patthar is a mountain that mountaineers who summit Everest will spend time on as well. If you’re trekking to Everest Base Camp in May you can see some of these famous climbers here.
The trail starts very early morning from The small village of Gorakshep (5,164 m / 16,942 ft.) sits at the base of Kala Patthar. – It is always advisable o walk slow and starts the trek in the early morning. We are suggesting you allow yourself plenty of time, leave your pack light with bare essentials, and be sure to stop and enjoy the views the entire way up. Trekkers start to climb the mountain is in the early hours of the morning, for a photogenic sunrise opportunity on top. Don’t start your hike too late in the day as winds pick up and unpredictable storms move in later in the afternoon.
The Khumbu Glacier is located in Mount Everest and the Lhotse-Nuptse ridge With elevations of 4,900 m It begins from Western Cwm and flows down through the Khumbu Valley. Afterward, melting, it drains into the Lobuche River. This glacier is the highest of all glaciers in the world. The slow-moving ice from the glacier in the form of the river can be best seen from Everest base camp or the Kala Patthar. During our Everest trekking, we will follow the Khumbu Glacier in the final part of the trail. It is one of the more famous and often visited Himalayan glaciers as it is the key route for climbing Mount Everest also.
This peak lies in our Everest trekking village of Dingboche and easy “walkable” peaks in the region. This is also one more a sub-peak of a higher ridge than it is an independent mountain. while you are at the top you will be rewarding the best view of Mount Kangtega, Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Taboche.
Since our Everest trekking spends a rest day for acclimatizing in Dingboche before going to higher places such as Kala Pattar, Everest Basecamp, or Island Peak. They are climbing Nangkartshang is one way to kill one of the “rest” days and one of the most worthwhile as well. This is an easy ascent than some of the other walks up peaks in the areas and good to be fit for the other peak climbing also. It’s a great half-day excursion and gives you a spectacular view of the Khumbu region. As the People stay in Dingboche for some rest. Thus, Climbing Nangkartshang is also a way to send out your rest day in an exciting way.
Hiking Gokyo Ri
Gokyo Peak is located at the end of the Gokyo Valley of Everest trekking in the Khumbu region of Nepal. This is a short day side trip from Gokyo lake. you will hike up to the top of Gokyo Ri mountain and the Gokyo valley. During the hiking, we will explore the calm and lively settlements of this region. The Gokyo village is one of the highest altitude settlements in the world. from the top, we will see the base of the magnificent Mount Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, and other peaks. This is another famous point to get spectacular views after Kala Patthar. Therefore, Gokyo Ri being an ideal alternative place in the Everest trekking region.
Chhukung Village (4730m)
The Chukhung Valley is a small village in the northeast of Dingboche where it connects the Pheriche Valley. The trail passes through the vast landscape, stone-walled fields, and Imja Khola valley before entering glacier moraines amid the lofty peaks. We can make an acclimatization day trip for our Everest trekking route to Base camp and Kala Patthar. The walk is easy, less crowded with spectacular mountain views. This is the best village to prepare and arrange the climbing equipment with your guide also for the Island peak. the very close-up mountain panorama Ama Dablam, Imja Tse (Island peak) Nuptse, Lhotse, and Everest are worth watching from Chhukung.
Thame Village (3800 m)
Thame is a day hike from Namche bazaar about two and a half hours and it is a more traditional village From here, it is a relatively flat walk that takes in some very pleasant scenery. This is the birthplace of many record holders climbing Mount Everest. Therefore we can also say this village is an Everest summiteer residence where famous climber born Kami Rita Sherpa (23 time Everest summiteer), Apa Sherpa (21 time Everest summiteer), Ang Rita Sherpa (10 times Everest summiteer without using artificial oxygen) are from here. The Everest trekking route is pretty easy with a moderate climb on the pine and rhododendron forest from Namche Bazaar. We will pass the small stupa, Choas well as monasteries where the Buddhist flag blowing into the thin air.
Hillary Memorial Chorten’s Viewpoint
We can make an easy day excursion from Namche reset day to Khunde. You can also visit Hillary Memorial Chortens (stupas), which is just about 20 minutes up the hill behind Kunde Monastery. There are Three shortens which are dedicated to the Everest summiteers, his wife and daughter, who died in a plane crash while working on aid projects in the region. You will enjoy the mind-blowing views of Thamserku peak, Namche Bazaar, and Thame Village.
Imja Tsho and Amphu Labtsa
While you are in The Chhukung you can make a detour to the Amphu Labtsa Phedi is further away and higher than Imja Tse BC. It will take about 6 hours trip for going up and back. I made a day hike there last year from Chukkhung, 3:00h up and 2:30h down, 500m climb. It used to be a snow-covered, glaciated wall, now just an ugly grey slab of stone. The glacier had also mostly disappeared, like most small glaciers in the Himalayas. If you are fit hiking then you can certainly visit both Imja Tse BC and Amphu Labtsa Phedi in a day. Thus it will be an amazing experience to visit The Imja Tsho’ lake and the base of the wall-like Amphu Laptsa Pass. Furthermore, this is a wild and remote high mountain landscape in the Everest trekking route.
The Chola Tsho is a stunning alpine lake just 30 minutes off the main Everest trekking trail. It liest in, between Lobuche and Dughla. you can visit this beautiful lake of Chola Tsho as it is about 3 hours walking above Dughla to Lobuche in a single day due to acclimatization issues. If you are doing the Everest three pass trek, when you will arrive at Cho la pass sand Dzonglla you can see Chola-Tsho sits at the base of craggy Cholatse Peak.
Enjoy your trekking in the Everest region
Thus, getting knowledge about the lifestyle of people in the mountain region is interesting as well as a unique experience. Everest base camp trek has numerous wonders to tempt you such as stunning Himalayan Peaks, blushing hills and dynamic flora, magical wilderness, and pristine landscape that makes you feel like heaven.
Based on your time and comfort you can have different types of Everest base camp trekking for instance short EBC trek, 10 days Everest base camp trek, Everest Hiking, an Everest helicopter tour, etc. And more importantly, choosing the best season for this trekking is another challenging part. It is because to avoid any natural hindrances and make your journey more fruitful and cherishable. Thus, Spring and Autumn are the best reasons to opt for this trekking.
Kathmandu to Mount Everest Trekking
Nepal is blessed with dozens of beautiful giant Himalayas, rivers, sparkling lakes, uncountable temples, and many more natural resources that attract hundreds of thousands of tourists every year. This is the main, why Nepal is called Trekkers Paradise. Not only is this Nepal recognized as the country of Himalayas and temples. People visit here to get the blessing of the different lord and enjoy the beautiful environment. Kathmandu to Mount Everest s one of the exciting and challenging tasks that every trekker love to accomplish.
Nepal truly is a beautiful place that offers plenty of options for travelers. Nepal is also called the land of the Himalayas, which provides wonderful adventurous activities, stunning massive mountain views, and spectacular scenery. One of the most prominent reasons why you should visit Nepal is, the amazing landscapes make Nepal the best tourist destination throughout the year.
Kathmandu to Mount Everest trekking lies on the border of China and Nepal. This giant mountain can be climb from both sides. Two permanent bases are set in both Country, Nepal, and Tibet. Walking to the foot of Mount Everest is like dreams to every people. Everyone once wants to walk on the foot of Mount Everest trekking.
Best Journey in Nepal
Kathmandu to Mount Everest trekking is a long journey that will take you 12 days on average. It will take almost 2 weeks to trek to reach Base camp. The Everest Himalaya lies at an elevation of 5380 meters. And two days of acclimatization is a must for this trekking. Before starting your trek, you must take a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. And your trail ends when you reach the mountain village.
You will be offered a plethora of amazing attractions in your Everest Base Camp Trek. You can experience real pleasure after visiting the incredible panoramic views of the world’s tallest mountains. This article will tell you the major highlights of the Kathmandu to Mount Everest trekking and a detailed itinerary about The Himalaya Hike that will lead you to the high altitude heart of the high Himalaya.
On the way to trekking Everest, you will observe numerous lovely villages, monasteries, and the local Sherpa people of the Solu-Khumbu region. This place is one of the most beautiful areas in eastern Nepal with breathtaking landscapes. You are always welcomed to the Land of Himalayas and experience the real beauty of heaven. Everest region has lots of Himalayan peaks, a wide range of flora and fauna, dynamic vegetation, subtropical forests, and river valleys. Kathmandu to Mount Everest Himalaya is a short yet beautiful journey.
Trip Highlights Kathmandu to Everest region trekking
Sightseeing Other peaks Mt. Lhotse (8,516m), Mt. Makalu (8,463m), and Cho Yu (8,201m)
Stunning views of the world’s highest peak, Mt. Everest (8,848m)
Visit the ancient monastery in Tengboche and Stunning Khumbu Glacier
Explore Sherpa culture, getting insights into their lifestyles and monasteries
You will get a chance to have a glimpse of various flora and fauna
In the time of the spring season, you will be amazed by the blooming Rhododendron and Lush Green Forests.
Visit the world’s highest airport in Syanboche
You will observe Wildlife like snow leopards, musk deer, and Himalayan Monal
You will get to view the incredible panoramic view of mountains from Kala Pathar (5,555m).
Everest trekking sample Itinerary
Day 01: – Greetings at Kathmandu Airport, Transfer to hotel.
We will meet you at Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport, and you will be transferred to the hotel. Where you will have your time to freshen up we have a short meeting to start the trek from tomorrow. introduce your guide and check your trek equipment and other details. If you arrive at night, the guide will meet you the next day early morning.
Day 02: – Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla 35 minute flight, Distance 136.17km, and trekking to Phakding (2,652m/8,701ft): walking distance 2-3 hours, 200 meters descent, and 50 meters ascent – 8km
In the early morning, we fly from Kathmandu to Lukla via mountain flight of about 40 minutes scenic flight to start Everest trekking. Sometimes the flight gets to Lukla from Ramechhap airport also a 4-hour drive from Kathmandu. If weather permits We can see the spectacular views of the mountains, including Everest, as we enter the deep gorge of the Dudh Kosi valley. On arrival at Lukla, you will meet your trekking porter. The first day of our journey starts from here.
Today is a mostly flat and easy walk with the best view of Mt Nupla (5885m), Kusum Kangaru (6367m), and Kwongde Range. We can see the nice countryside and terraces view on our left, That is the part of the Jiri Everest trek the old route. We then take a leisurely walk for about 3 hours to Phakding village. You can take it easy and walking around nearby places in Phakding. Enjoy your staying Overnight at the lodge.
Day 03: – Phakding trekking to Namche Bazzar
After breakfast, we start our journey in the morning for our Everest trekking. Today we will mostly follow The VAlley of Dudh Koshi River. We pass 2 small suspension bridges meandering through the pines, This takes us to the small village of Monjo. Your guide will show your Sagarmatha National park permit here at the checkpoint. From here we will have short climbing to Jhorsalle, We can enjoy the local lunch here before start climbing.
Furtherfume, we will pass waterfalls and other culturally and naturally occurring items of interest. After the big suspension bridge, We will have the first glimpse of Mount Everest. We can also get a view of your mount Kusum Kanguru (6369m) Thamserku (6608m), and the peak of Nuptse (7879 m). We need to climb more steps to arrive at the beautiful village of Namche Bazaar (3440m). It will afford you further spectacular views and a comfortable place to spend the second night of the trek.
Day 04: – Acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar.
Today is an acclimatization day in our Everest trekking. You can better do short hiking to a little high altitude will help you to acclimatize your body. Set in a natural amphitheater looking across to the jagged ridge of Kongdi Ri(6187m), Namche Bazaar is one of the most attractive settlements in the Khumbu region. We will have rest today to make your body comfortable for the altitude gain. It is better to walk higher and back to sleep at the same elevation. Therefore, we make a short acclimatization trek up to Khumjung and Syangboche airstrip, a delightful Sherpa village above Namche. We can also visit the famous marketplace with the beautiful panoramic view You can also enjoy the splendid views of Everest, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Nuptse, Lhotse, Tawche, and Kwangde, and so on.
Day 05: – Namche Bazzar We are trekking to Tengboche (3,870 m height ): Walking hours about 5 and the distance is about – 10.4 km
Today our walk is a pleasure and easy in the first part mostly flat up in our Everest trekking. We mostly walking through the forest and the mountains are getting more closer to us. We are following the path of a small hillside high above the Dudh Kosi River. On arrival Phungithanga. We will pass the trails which have some water-powered prayer wheels and begin a sustained climb through a forest of tall, mature rhododendrons. We can look out for musk deer and Himalayan tahr among the trees. after crossing the River we start climbing in a forest.
Finally, we arrive at Tengboche (3870m), This village is scattered across a vast, grassy saddle below a crescent-shaped ridge covered by scrub pines and firs. Enjoy the best view on our today walking with Mount Amadablam (6856m), standing proud of the massif containing Everest (8848m), Nuptse (7861m), Lhotse (8501m), and inspiring views of Himalayan giants. After check into the local guesthouse, you have time to visit the Big Monastery in the Khumbu region.
Day 06: – Tengboche trekking to Dingboche
Early morning you can get a spectacular view of the Mountains and also the monasteries in the Everest trekking. After our breakfast, we are leaving the Monastery. The journey of today goes to the north and soon crosses the Dudh Kosi river by way of a small suspension bridge that spans a deep gorge in the river valley. We are using the same trail till the Orsho and from here take the lower path along the west bank of the Imja Khola. We will enjoy walking through the forest of birches conifers, and rhododendrons. As we follow the river northward, the trails pass through several Chortens and mani walls and small villages.
Today’s walk offers views of Mt.Tawache, Ama Dablam, and to the north-Pokalde (5741m), Kongma-Tse (5820m), and the high wall of Nuptse. Dingboche is also the gateway to Chukung and farther beyond for the most challenging traverses towards the Makalu area. We enjoy the beautiful array of fields enclosed by stone walls to protect the barley, buckwheat, and potatoes. Overnight stay in Dingboche.
Day 07: – Rest day in Dingboche for the acclimatization (4,360 m/14,300 ft)
This is our rest day in our Everest trekking. We are already in a higher place so it is essential to spend an additional night here to aid in the acclimatization process. We can enjoy the short hiking to the small Nangkartshang Gompa, It is 400m up on the ridge north of Dingboche. You can enjoy the excellent view of Makalu (8463 m) from here. There are different hiking places nearby some people also trek to Chhukung (4,730m). It is 4/5 hours trek so better you can skip this. If you are looking to the north of Dingboche, there are spectacular views of Lhotse’s massive South Face.
Day 08: – Dingboche Trekking to Lobuche (4940 m/16,207 ft)
Today our destination for Everest trekking is the Lobuche. At the start of our journey, we will follow the downward path to the village of Pheriche. We can get the beautiful views of Cholatse across the valley in the joint trial. We get to steps up from where the trails climb up and over the terminal moraine of Khumbu glacier. Today’s walk offers views of Mt.Tawache, Ama Dablam, and to the north-Pokalde (5741m), Kongma-Tse (5820m), and the high wall of Nuptse. The path follows a pleasant, grassy valley. We also get to see the windswept collection of huts tucked in a narrow meadow between the glacier and the Lobuche peak. We are getting the best views of Tawoche Peak and Mount Nuptse from Lobuche. Stay overnight at the lodge.
Day 9: – Lobuche to Gorakshep (4940 m/16,207 ft), trekking to Everest Base camp (5364 m/17,594 ft) back to Gorak shep (5170m): walking distance 7-8 hours, 450 meters ascent and 200 meters descent – 11.4 km
Today is the very exciting day of our Everest trekking as in the afternoon we will go to visit the famous Everest base camp. We start the Everest trekking with the narrow gap between the glacial moraine and the mountain walls which past turn off to the Italian pyramid. You can see the Khumbu glacier on the edge of the moraine. After we will follow the rocky path with the mountain winds. We are again rewarded by the best view of Mt. Pumori, Nuptse, and other magnificent peaks. Finally, We are at Gorakshep.
Having lunch at Gorakshep, We are starting walking to the Everest base camp. It is roughly about 3.5km one way. We walk in the rocky dunes and with moraine and small streams. Everest base camp gives us a chance to experience the freezing and harsh conditions that mountaineers brave to summit this famous mountain. you can also see the many climbers in season time who are attempting the Summit of Mount Everest. After exploring the base camp area and pictures we trek back to Gorakshep for our overnight sleep.
Day 10: – Gorak Shep trekking Kala Patthar (5,545m/18,192ft)
Mornings are usually sparkling and bright, and this is the best time to climb the Kala Patthar ( about 2 km one way) for one of the world’s definitive mountain views. We will get the best view of the Earth. The dramatic panoramic views of Mt Everest and surrounding mountains like Mt. Pumori, Mt. Lingtren, Mt. Khumbetse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku along with many other peaks.
You will have an easy walk for about 2hrs to reach Lobuche and continue climbing down Dughla. from here the trails down the moraine to Dughla and drops to the bridge over the gushing stream that flows out of the glacier. finally, we are at Pheriche and Stay overnight at the lodge for our Everest trekking.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.
Day 11: – Pheriche Trekking down to Namche Bazaar via Pangboche and Tengboche (3,870m/): walking 7-8 hours in 22km distance
Our Everest trekking going back to Namche today from the same trail. At the start of the journey, we will follow down the hillside by covering the forest of rhododendron and juniper trees. It takes approximately four hours to Tyangboche. It is a small village with a famous monastery offering you splendid views of Mt. Amadablam, lush green hills, and river views.
All the way down we arrive at Dudh Koshi river and pass the suspension bridge onwards to the Kyanjum. Here we meet the junction of the trinity ways to Gokyo Valley, Khumjung village, and Namche Bazaar. The dense wildlife of some species of Pheasants, Himalayan Griffons, Musk deer, and the wild goat, can be found in abundance inside the rhododendron forest. The evening explores the small surrounding area with magnificent scenery.
Day 12: – Namche Bazaar trekking back to Lukla (2,860m/9,186ft)
We have almost come to the end of our Everest trekking in the Himalayas. We have the final descend of Lukla all the way down today. The downhill trails till Dudhkosi is quite tough today as it is steeply down. Once you cross the high suspension bridge, we are trekking in a little flat downhill trail. The trail today is on the most famous forest of rhododendron, and pine forests with the view of distance snow-covered peak before arriving Phakding. After having lunch in this small our first stop village.
We enjoy the easy and flat trail now. It offers you lush green scenery. You can see some of the small mountain houses on your right down. We will pass the small local mountain scenery and local Sherpa village with the mountain scenery. Finally, we are at Lukla. you can have a rest and enjoy the hot shower here. If you are not tired enough you can be roaming around the town in the. But be careful you will have a morning flight tomorrow to Kathmandu.
Day 13: – Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu
Saying a final goodbye to our porters, we will have a flight back to Kathmandu of an exciting 35 to 40 minutes. (It also can be an extra day in case of bad weather in Lukla, which makes the Lukla flight delayed and cancel.). You may have time to relax after a long journey and take back your breath and rest at your hotel with ending your Everest trekking.
Meals included: Breakfast.
Day 14 – Final Departure
Today is free or at the last minute. You have a few hours of exceptional shopping for your relatives. We will drop you at Kathmandu airport for your flying back home. We wish for a Safe journey.
Truly speaking, The Everest base camp trek is a grueling journey. And you most need good stamina and strong confidence to accomplish this journey. Trekking up and down continuously for 7-8 hours would take a lot of energy. Thus you would probably lose 3-4kg weight for 14 days of trekking. However, taking a proper amount of food, water, and having enough rest during this trek would lessen the weight you may lose.
Well, this question has no exact answer for how long the trek would take. The number of days directly depends upon your trekking packages, your mindset about the trekking. Generally, the Everest trekking can take 7 days at minimum to accomplish and up to 20 days at maximum. On average this trek needs 12 to 14 days to complete.
Well, if you are a solo traveler and always wanted to walk alone. Then you should pick an off-season trekking month (June, July, December, February). It is because Everest trekking being the popular trekking destination is packed in other months. However, walking alone, skipping the acclimatization may help you to avoid trekkers.
Walking in the lap of the giant mountains is not an easy task. There is some difficulty with this trek. The entire trek is not difficult, but carrying heavy backup and climbing the up-beaten road is a grueling task. However, along the way, there is a tough road. It is especially when you reach the greatest height. Those who are used to walking long-distance would find this journey easy.
There are lots of stuff you must bring on your Everest Base camp trek. Remember that, your Everest trek is only possible with proper planning and the right gear. You are going to have a long packing list of types of clothes, shoes/shocks, sleeping bags, eateries/snacks, medical items, electronic items, and other essentials according to your list. Thus take enough time for packing for the trek.
Well, your Mount Everest trek cost the cost of your entire journey for 14 days. These costs include your transportation cost, flight cost, insurance cost, packages cost, food and accommodation cost, TIMS and National park permit cost, shopping list cost, etc. Thus it depends upon your choice of those items and your ability to customize. We above the Himalaya team offer you a reasonable cost of US$ 1450 per person in a group trek (2-12max).
Your Everest trek starts from Lukla. You can take a short 30 mins flight from Kathmandu to reach Lukla. After that, you have to start your trekking from Phakding. The trail in the Khumbu region is mostly uneven and unpaved. Additionally, the trail consists of lots of ups and downs. Thus, bringing comfortable sports shoes is advisable.
Being the most prominent, exciting trekking destination of Nepal. People from all over the world influxes into the Everest region. According to the record, about 40,000 people are encountered in Lukla airport for trekking in the Everest Base Camp region.
The other route to go to Everest trekking is from Jiri. You will have to cover a total distance of 185 kilometers when you are opting for this route. This trail consists of alpine forests, glacial rivers, and various dynamic creatures. Thus traveling through this trail gives you a chance to explore nature in detail.
Pack gently – point for 10 to 15kg. Think about your doorman’s heap before you incorporate that huge container of cleanser or pair of pants. A downy coat, down coat, and warm clothing is an absolute necessity, as the Himalaya gets frosty over 3000m at whatever time of the year.
Nothing can truly equip you for the trek’s compelling mounts and elevation
Don’t give up as all individuals with normal wellness can do this trek.
accomplishing and appreciating your EBC trek. Plan with cardiovascular preparation a few times each week: cycling, swimming, mount climbing
, and loads of strolling.