Trekkers fly in by the dozens from Kathmandu to trek from Lukla to begin the Everest Base Camp trek, Nepal's busiest trekking trail
Trekkers fly in by the dozens from Kathmandu to trek from Lukla to begin the Everest Base Camp trek, Nepal’s busiest trekking trail.
Everyone wants to see the world’s highest mountain, but the Kala Patthar viewpoint only provides close-up views of Everest and its famous Khumbu ice fall for about two hours.
Longer-lasting highlights include Sherpa villages, views of the stunning Ama Dablam peak, and if you don’t mind crowds, the most sophisticated lodges in Nepal.
What we recommend you add a week to explore the Gokyo side valley, with its turquoise lakes visible from the Gokyo Ri viewpoint, as well as a day of acclimatisation in the Sherpa villages of Kunde and Khumjung.
1. Arrival in Kathmandu 1350 meters
2. Everest Base Camp Trek Preparation
3. Fly to Lukla, then trek to Phakding 2600 m 3h00 walk
4. Namche Bazaar 3464m 6h00 walk
5. Acclimatization Day
6. Tengboche 3800m 5h00 walk
7. Dingboche 4400 m 6h00 walk
8. Acclimatization Day for trekking!
9. Lobuche 4900 6h00
10. Gorakshep (visit EBC 5364 m) 5100 7h00
11. Hike Kalapatthar 5545 m then trek to Pangboche 3900 7h00
12. Namche 3460 6h00
13. Lukla 2800 7h00
14. Fly back to Kathmandu
15. Free Day in Kathmandu
16. Final Departure from Nepal
If you wish to expand your journey or seeking more adventure then you may add on Three Pass Trek which consisting three high passes over 5000 meters. Likewise, you may add on Gorko lakes trek via Everest Base Camp.