Trek to Everest Base Camp from Kathmandu is an outstanding high altitude adventure scattered across the Everest Base Camp (5600m) Route Map; a quest to battle with stunning challenges. Breathtaking journey into the rich Khumbu Region connecting the trails to the world’s tallest snow crown- Mt. Everest 8848.86; Trekking in Everest Region is nothing else but pure delight. Blended with extreme thrills, traditional cultures, astonishing nature, unforgettable memories, Everest Kalapathar Venture raises you up to the spectacular heights closer to the dramatic Himalayas of Nepal. This exhilarating trek is a ticket to set out on a mission to create stories of Himalayan Adventures in the rawest world of nature.
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Everest Base Camp - Destination made for adventure
Trek to Everest Base Camp 2023-2024, a route to satiate your thirst for extreme adventures brings you to the world of the wild where thrills never get exhausted. Commencing from a stimulating flight to Lukla above the pointy White Mountains, expanding your urge to get more of Everest Trekking and to meet the finest forms of nature. Every step you take in the rough edgy trails pumps your heart rapidly with the shoot of an adrenaline rush, marching beside the raging Dudh Koshi, running to catch the sights of angelic peaks floating in the vast blue sky, Nepal Everest Base Camp Route is a perfect adventure trail to sharpen your altitude sport skills. Breathing the crisp mountain air, sharing the tracks with the frozen treasures of Sagarmatha National Park- Khumbu Glacier, Khumbu Icefall you cannot stop admiring the immense pleasantness of the Everest Region.
Kalapathar- Escalate to the domicile of soaring Himalayas
Meeting the high Himalayas wrapped up with the tranquil music of the Earth is a dream of many; Kalapathar Everest Trekking is a golden adventurous ticket to witness the miraculous upfront views of the tallest mountain in the world- Mt. Everest 8848.86m. Toughen up your trekking game to hike on steep straight stones as you hike from Gorak Sherp 5160m to the majestic Kalapthar 5643m which means ‘Black stone’ to share a moment with the enchanting sights of sunsetting on the white carpet top of the mighty Himalayas. 17 Day Everest Base Camp Itinerary has reserved alternate days to visit the viewpoint while returning to Pheriche so you do not miss out on a chance to enjoy this surreal experience of falling in love with the mystical perspectives of Everest 8848.86m, Lhotse8516m, Kantega 6782m Thamserku 6623m, Ama Dablam 6812m, and Kwangde 6011m due to harsh weather.
Everest Base Camping Hike- Rich Himalayan Heritages
Taking you into the heart of the Himalayas, Base Camping Hike to Everest is a journey to admire the ancient architecture depicted on the holy monasteries safeguarding the faith of mountains. The Everest Base Camp Map winds your visit to the sacred Tangboche Monastery as you move from Tangboche to the buzzing market of Namche Bazaar. The largest gompa also called Thyanboche Monastery is a heritage that hosts a 19-day long festival of Mani Rimdu celebrating the founding of Buddhism Religion by Guru Rinpoche Padmasambhava. Dip yourselves in the richness of the spectacular Himalayan Heritages where faith comes to life.
Everest High Elevation Trek- Warmth of the Mountain Culture
Become a part of mountain homes as the ethnic communities- Sherpa, Rai, and Tamang host in their dwellings and shower you with all the family-like love. Everest High Elevation Trek invites you to a scenic journey over lovely Himalayan Villages- Dengboche, Monjo, and Phortse where the locals greet you with the widest of smiles, loveliest of hospitality, coziest accommodation in the mountains where you find a home away from home.
Difficulty level and altitude sickness on Base Camp Everest Trek
High altitude venture to the pristine Everest Base Camp lays out infinite challenges to master, you will be gaining 5000+ elevations and as you escalate the harder the climbs get. Despite the demanding routes, Hike to EBC can be done by anyone who is physically fit, has strong immunity, and has high stamina. Previous experiences are highly beneficial but if you are a beginner, this trek is ideal for you to kick-start your adventure game as well.
Altitude Sickness on Everest Base Camp Route is a crucial matter that has to be kept in mind. As you gain elevation, you might start to see symptoms of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) - dizziness, loss of appetite, insomnia, difficulty in breathing, and loss of voice which must be given serious attention. To avoid altitude sickness, our itinerary has sorted out days for acclimatization which slowly helps your body to adapt to the altitude. Even so, the risk of mountain sickness remains therefore, do not push yourself to ignore these symptoms, listen to your body and immediately inform your guide about it to prevent serious consequences.
Outlook of a typical trek day in Everest Base Camp in Nepal
Your day to unfold the mysteries of the wild starts by having a warm breakfast with exceptionally great views of nature then you get hold of your bags and kick start your walk to reach the next destination. Each day you will have to walk for a minimum of 3 hours on the edgy and rough trails. You will stop by for lunch at teahouses your only form of accommodation in high elevations. You do not have to rush to reach anywhere, take your own time and rest in between as well. Once you reach the last stop for the day, you can explore around for a while, have dinner then get some sleep to recharge your energy for tomorrow.
Best Seasons and Packing for Booking for Everest Base Camp Adventure
There are two major seasons for Everest Base Camp Adventure- Spring ( March, April, May, and June) and Autumn (September, October, November, and Early December). The skies are clear, the temperature is moderate, trails are not damaged and the risk of natural disasters remains low making it easier to scale up to the base camp without weather-related hassle. During Monsoon (July, August, and Late September) due to heavy rainfall, many trails get muddy and loosened making it risky to step on plus the skies will not be clear blocking all the ecstatic views. In Winter (Late December, January, and February) temperatures drop quite low which makes it difficult to escalate in altitude due to low oxygen levels. The heavy snowfall also causes many mountains passes to get blocked. Journey to Everest Base Camp is surely tempting and is loaded with out-of-the-world rewards however; you have to be prepared with proper clothing, footwear, gear, and medication beforehand.
Everest Base Camp Travel Permits
Trekking activity is a strictly regulated activity therefore you need to get Travel Permits for Everest Base Camp that authorizes you to trek in the Khumbu Region. You will be needing the following permits for taking part in the Everest Trekking Trekkers’ Information Management Systems (TIMS) Card.
- Sagarmatha National Park Permit
- Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Permit
- Nepal Everest Base Camp Travel Insurance
While hiking at Mountain Altitude having authorized Travel Insurance covers an essential part of your trip. Operators are promptly at your service to do all their part to ensure your safety and convenience however, some matters like medical emergencies, airlifting, delaying or cancellation of flights, and baggage loss are out of their hands. If you have signed a Travel Insurance Policy, it acts as a protection net that looks after the unpredicted travel expenses.
Lodge Accommodation in Everest Base Camp Route
In Kathmandu, multiple choices of hotels to accommodate, and as you enter Lukla, your accommodation means getting converted into lodge facilities. The locally-run teahouses provide you comforts like decent rooms, shared toilets, hot showers, paying Wi-Fi, and electronic charging but as you move up you will have to leave behind certain luxuries. Teahouses in which you will stay in different villages are the perfect spots for learning the local customs and getting to know the Himalayan lifestyle.
Food options in Trails: Everest Base Camp Route is a famous touristic destination therefore, the menu in the teahouses has various options to suit your taste. From western breakfast, and Tibetan cuisine to the authentic Nepali Daal Bhaat the food options are plenty. As you move upwards, the food prices start escalating too.
Transportation, Flight Delaying, and Cancellation during EBC Trek
Delaying and Cancellation: While flying from Kathmandu to Lukla and vice versa, if the weather does not cooperate, or aircraft issues your flights can be delayed or even canceled. If the flight gets canceled, the airline will try to arrange an immediate next flight en route to your destination. If the weather is safe for operating helicopters then you can choose a helicopter ride via a registered operator. If airways cannot be accessed at all, you can choose an alternate route for trekking.
The transportation options during EBC Trek involve airways and four-wheelers. Mobilization has improved a lot in Nepal in terms of both airways and roadways making it convenient and safe to travel around.
Airways: You will board an international flight as you enter and exit Nepal. For flights from Lukla to Kathmandu and returning, you will take domestic airlines. Before flying, the weather conditions will be evaluated which might cause delays in the flying time.
Roadway: Roadways with well-maintained, comfortable, and convenient vehicles according to the size of your groups are available.
- A car for 2
- A Jeep for 3-5 people.
- A Hice for 6-14 people.
- A tourist bus for a group of 15- 30 people.
Choosing Kathmandu to Everest Base Camp Trek
Nepal Nomad is an established Tours and Travel agency excelling in adventure tourism, sightseeing, and travel sports for over a decade. We are a team of professional guides trained in first aid assistance giving, staff well acquainted with arranging travel documents, applying for permits, and every tiny detail required for authorized traveling. We arrange the best comfortable hotels secure transport service, pickup, and drop-off facilities, drafted itineraries, and hygienic meals to make your stay with us homely. Our prime concern is your safety; we will do all that it takes from our side to ensure your safety while you enjoy your travel. If you have any details or questions regarding the trip please do contact us, our staffs are promptly available to assist you.