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Everest Base Camp Trek 14 Days

Everest Base Camp Trek 14 Days

Trip Facts

Duration:

14 Days

Group Size:

10+

Location:

Everest, Nepal

Grade:

Moderate / Adventure

Transportation:

Private Vehicle / Flight

Accommodation:

Hotel / Tea House

Meals:

Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner + Tea or Coffee

Arrival:

Kathmandu, Nepal

Departure:

TIA, Kathmandu Nepal

Trekking to the Everest Base Camp is not just an adventure; it's an odyssey into the heart of the world's most formidable mountain. The allure of Mount Everest, standing tall at 8,848 meters (29,035 feet), attracts adventurers from across the globe. Nestled amidst the majestic hills, snow-capped peaks, and breathtaking landscapes, the Everest Base Camp Trek has become a sought-after destination in Nepal.

A Majestic Ascent: The Call of Everest

The 14 days Everest Base Camp trek is a journey that beckons those who seek an up-close encounter with the iconic summit of Mount Everest. As you ascend to an altitude of 17,600 feet, the trail unfolds a mesmerizing tapestry of quaint villages, rugged rocky mountains, and verdant grasslands. The path itself becomes a storyteller, narrating tales of resilience and triumph.

Snow-Covered Dreams: A Trekker's Paradise

What sets the Everest Base Camp Trek 14 days apart is its enchanting blend of snow-capped wonders and vibrant green landscapes. The 14 days EBC trek is a dream come true for adventurers worldwide. But it's not just about the scenery; it's about the people. Interact with the friendly locals, including the renowned Sherpas, and immerse yourself in the rich cultural tapestry that colors the journey.

Facing the Elements: Embracing the Everest Challenge

As you ascend beyond 5,000 meters, be prepared to step into a world transformed by snowfall. The air becomes crisp, and the ground beneath your boots takes on a snowy hue. The 14 days classic Everest Base Camp Trek is not merely a physical feat; it's a dance with the elements, a chance to experience nature in its raw and unfiltered glory.

14 Days Everest Base Camp Trek Highlights

  • Scenic Flight to Lukla: Start your adventure with a thrilling flight to Lukla, offering breathtaking views of the Himalayas.
  • Namche Bazaar: Explore the vibrant Namche Bazaar, the Sherpa capital, with its bustling markets and stunning mountain views.
  • Everest View Hotel: Hike to the Everest View Hotel for panoramic vistas of Everest, Lhotse, and Ama Dablam.
  • Tengboche Monastery: Visit the iconic Tengboche Monastery, surrounded by rhododendron forests and stunning mountain scenery.
  • Dingboche: Acclimatize in Dingboche while enjoying views of Island Peak and Ama Dablam.
  • Everest Base Camp: Reach the legendary Everest Base Camp, a once-in-a-lifetime experience surrounded by towering peaks.
  • Kala Patthar Sunrise: Witness a spectacular sunrise from Kala Patthar, offering unparalleled views of Mount Everest.
  • Khumbu Glacier: Trek past the impressive Khumbu Glacier on your way to Lobuche and Gorak Shep.
  • Sherpa Culture: Immerse yourself in the rich Sherpa culture, visiting traditional villages and monasteries.
  • Sagarmatha National Park: Journey through Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with diverse flora and fauna.
  • Pheriche: Descend to Pheriche, enjoying the scenic landscapes and unique terrain of the Everest region.
  • Awe-Inspiring Sunsets: Experience awe-inspiring sunsets over the Himalayas from various vantage points along the trek.
  • Local Hospitality: Enjoy the warm hospitality of the Sherpa people in the teahouses and lodges along the trek.
  • Final Descent: Complete your trek with a final descent from Namche Bazaar to Lukla, reminiscing about your Everest adventure.

Everest Base Camp Trek Description

Trekking to the base camp of the Mountain Everest involves an ultimate adventure for trekkers because of its daunting summit that soars very high above the powerful mountain. Mount Everest and EBC trek are highly preferred tourist destinations in Nepal. It has gained its name based on its magnificent hills, mountain peaks and its incandescent beauty.

Being at the altitude of 8848 meters or 29035 feet, the Mount Everest constitute the perfect spot for large numbers of trekkers want to get the views of the vast blue sky in the backdrop. On the other side, covered with snow-capped mountains and green areas, Everest Base Camp Trek forms the dream destination for worldwide trekkers. The best thing associated with this place is that individuals will get the opportunity to interact with many friendly people, including Sherpas of the area.

Trekking to the Everest Base Camp is the best for individuals want to experience closer encounter with the summit of the Mount Everest. On the trek, you have to cover a height of about 17,600 feet, during which you have to pass through various quaint villages, steep rocky mountains and grassy areas. If this is not enough, the trek lets you to experience a huge snowfall while you move on in your trek. In fact, the moment you cross an altitude of about 5000 meters, you will get the feeling of standing in a snowball.

Detail Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m)

Food Breakfast
Accomodation Hotel
Elevation 1400
Day Activity Meeting / Preparation

Arrive in Kathmandu, transfer to hotel, and trek briefing.

Day 2 : Kathmandu Sightseeing and Trek Preparation

Food Breakfast
Accomodation Hotel
Elevation 1600
Day Activity Sightseeing

Explore Kathmandu's cultural and historical sites (UNESCO) , trek preparation.

Day 3 : Fly to Lukla, Trek to Phakding (2,652m)

Food Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner
Accomodation Tea House
Elevation 2652
Day Activity Trekking

Trek Time: 3 hours

Altitude: Phakding at 2,652m.

Highlights: Scenic flight to Lukla, trek along Dudh Koshi River.

Description: Begin the trek with a thrilling flight and a gentle hike to Phakding.

Day 4 : Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m)

Food Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner
Accomodation Tea House
Elevation 3440
Day Activity Trekking

Trek Time: 6 hours

Altitude: Namche Bazaar at 3,440m.

Highlights: Enter Sagarmatha National Park, first view of Everest.

Description: Ascend to the bustling hub of Namche Bazaar with stunning mountain views.

Day 5 : Acclimatization in Namche Bazaar

Food Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner
Accomodation Tea House
Elevation 3440
Day Activity Trekking/ Rest/ Explore

Trek Time: Short hikes for acclimatization

Highlights: Visit Everest View Hotel for panoramic views.

Altitude: Stay in Namche Bazaar.

Description: Acclimate with short hikes and enjoy breathtaking views.

Day 6 : Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,860m)

Food Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner
Accomodation Tea House
Elevation 3860
Day Activity Trekking

Trek Time: 5 hours

Altitude: Tengboche at 3,860m.

Highlights: Visit Tengboche Monastery, views of Everest.

Description: Trek through rhododendron forests to the cultural gem of Tengboche.

Day 7 : Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4,410m)

Food Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner
Accomodation Tea House
Elevation 4410
Day Activity Trekking

Trek Time: 5 hours

Altitude: Dingboche at 4,410m.

Highlights: Imja Valley views, Dingboche village.

Description: Head to Dingboche, surrounded by stunning mountain scenery.

Day 8 : Acclimatization in Dingboche

Food Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner
Accomodation Tea House
Elevation 4410
Day Activity Hike/ Rest/ Explore

Altitude: Stay in Dingboche.

Trek Time: Short hikes for acclimatization

Highlights: Views of Island Peak and Ama Dablam.

Description: Further acclimatize with short hikes, absorbing the mountain beauty.

Day 9 : Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4,910m)

Food Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner
Accomodation Tea House
Elevation 4910
Day Activity Trekking

Trek Time: 5 hours

Altitude: Lobuche at 4,910m.

Highlights: Khumbu Glacier, memorial for climbers.

Description: Trek to Lobuche, surrounded by glaciers and memorials.

Day 10 : Trek from Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5,140m), visit Everest Base Camp (5,364m)

Food Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner
Accomodation Tea House
Elevation 5364
Day Activity Trekking

Trek Time: 8 hours

Highlights: Reach Everest Base Camp, Khumbu Icefall.

Altitude: Gorak Shep at 5,140m, EBC at 5,364m.

Description: Achieve the Everest Base Camp milestone, witness breathtaking landscapes.

Day 11 : Hike to Kala Patthar (5,550m), descend to Pheriche (4,240m)

Food Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner
Accomodation Tea House
Elevation 4240
Day Activity Trekking

Trek Time: 7 hours

Altitude: Pheriche at 4,240m.

Highlights: Sunrise from Kala Patthar, panoramic mountain views.

Description: Climb Kala Patthar for sunrise views, descend to Pheriche.

Day 12 : Trek from Pheriche to Namche Bazaar:

Food Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner
Accomodation Tea House
Elevation 3440
Day Activity Trekking

Trek Time: 6 hours

Altitude: Namche Bazaar at 3,440m.

Highlights: Descend to Namche Bazaar, last views of Everest.

Description: Descend through familiar trails, relishing final views.

Day 13 : Namche Bazaar to Lukla

Food Breakfast / Lunch/ and Dinner
Accomodation Tea House
Elevation 2800
Day Activity Trekking

Trek Time: 6 hours

Altitude: Lukla at 2,800m,

Highlights: Overnight at Lukla Hotel, Bid farewell Programm

Day 14 : Fly back to Kathmandu

Fly back to Kathmandu, departure or additional exploration.

What are included in my Package?

14 Days Everest Base Camp Trek Cost Inclusions 

  • Airport Transfers: Arrival and departure transfers from and to the airport in Kathmandu.
  • Accommodation: Comfortable accommodation in Kathmandu and teahouses during the trek.
  • Meals: Full-board meals during the trek, ensuring you're well-nourished throughout the journey.
  • Trekking Permits: All necessary permits, including the Sagarmatha National Park entry permit and TIMS card.
  • Guided City Tour: A guided city tour of Kathmandu covering UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
  • Flight to Lukla: Scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, the gateway to the Everest region.
  • Experienced Guide: An experienced, English-speaking trekking guide for the entire duration of the trek.
  • Porter Services: Porter services to carry your main baggage, allowing you to trek with a light daypack.
  • Medical Kit: A comprehensive medical kit for any minor health issues during the trek.
  • Helicopter Evacuation: Emergency helicopter evacuation service in case of serious health concerns.

What are Excluded from my Package?

14 Days Everest Base Camp Trek Cost Exclusions 

  • International Flights: The cost does not include international flights to and from Kathmandu.
  • Nepal Visa Fees: Fees for obtaining a visa to enter Nepal.
  • Personal Expenses: Any personal expenses, including additional meals, snacks, and beverages.
  • Travel Insurance: Travel insurance covering emergency medical expenses, evacuation, and trip cancellation.
  • Trekking Gear: Personal trekking gear and equipment, including clothing and footwear.
  • Tips: Gratuities for guides, porters, and trekking staff.
  • Optional Activities: Any optional activities or excursions not specified in the itinerary.
  • Wi-Fi and Charging: Costs related to Wi-Fi, device charging, and hot showers during the trek.
  • Single Supplement: Additional cost for single room accommodation in Kathmandu and during the trek.

FAQs

The best times are pre-monsoon (March to May) and post-monsoon (September to November) for favorable weather and clear views.

It's a moderate to challenging trek with varying altitudes. Good physical fitness and acclimatization are essential.

While experience is beneficial, first-timers with good fitness and preparation can undertake this trek.

Acclimatization days are built into the itinerary. Stay hydrated, ascend slowly, and recognize symptoms for a safe trek.

You need a Sagarmatha National Park entry permit and a TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System) card.

ATMs are available in Lukla and Namche Bazaar, but it's advisable to carry enough cash.

Wi-Fi is available in some teahouses for a fee, but expect limited connectivity in remote areas.

Meals are provided in teahouses along the route, offering a variety of local and international dishes.

Bring suitable trekking gear, including layers, a good jacket, trekking boots, and a daypack. Refer to the provided checklist.

Charging is possible in teahouses, but it's advisable to bring a power bank and extra batteries.

Yes, comprehensive travel insurance is mandatory, covering medical emergencies and evacuation.

In case of emergencies, there's a provision for helicopter evacuation. Travel with a reliable trekking agency for assistance.

Expect around 5 to 7 hours of trekking per day, depending on the terrain and acclimatization needs.

Some flexibility is possible. Discuss with your trekking agency for personalized adjustments.

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