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Hiking to Everest Base Camp

  • Everest Base Camp Trek is the ultimate solution to reach the foothill of the Mount Everest, the world’s highest peak. Mt. Everest is the world's highest mountain, rising majestically 8,848 meters above sea level. It is so massive that the local people call it Sagarmatha, meaning Mother of the Universe. Kalapathar at the altitude of 5643 meters is nearby Everest Base Camp is the best view point for 360-degree panoramic view of Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Cho Oyu and other peaks.

    In fact Everest Base Camp trek is the blend of natural beauty and cultural diversity. It provides you a lifetime memories. Besides, the magnificent mountain views the lush valleys, eye catching landscapes, Sherpa villages with their unique housing styles and centuries old monasteries are other attractions of Everest Base Camp trek.

    There is no doubt that Everest Trek is a once in a lifetime opportunity to see some of the most breathtaking scenery imaginable and hike the most famous trekking route in the world. The trek begins with a scenic flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. You will then trek to Phakding and continue ahead to reach Namche Bazaar. You will rest at the Namche Bazaar, which is the trade center in the Everest region.

    From here, the trail goes through beautiful forests of pines and rhododendrons to take you to Tengboche. At Tengboche, the Tengboche Monastery, the largest Buddhist monastery in the Khumbu region, which is located on the lap of Mt. Ama Dablam is another important alluring site. The monastery reflect the Tibetan Buddhist art and artifacts.

    You will then trek towards Everest Base Camp and ascend to the famous Kala Pathar from where you get panoramic views of Mt. Everest (8,848 m) and other surrounding peaks. It’s a good hike to Kala Pathar to test your endurance level.

    When you reach top of Kala Patthar, you will find yourself in the most spectacular place ever imaginable. You will be standing in between the almighty mountains that rise above eight thousand meters and will be celebrating their splendor. The awe-inspiring views of the beautiful mountains swaddled in the glittering white snow takes you to a place beyond your imagination.

    After climb of Kalapathar, you retrace your journey towards Lukla staying night at Pheriche and Namche Bazaar. Then with flight you back to Kathmandu.

    The best time to go on this trek is from mid-September to early December and from March to May. The weather will be clear and almost stable at this time of the year with the mild-warm days and cold nights.

    Apart from Everest Base Camp Trek, the other popular trekking routes in Nepal are as below:

    Annapurna Base Camp Trek is an exciting hiking tour in Nepal. This trek leads you to visit Annapurna Base Camp. Annapurna Base Camp is located in the heart of the Annapurna massif. The trek begins from Nayapul and goes up to Annapurna Base Camp. The ABC and MBC these two base camps serve both the climbers attempting summits of the snow Himalayan peaks of Annapurna range and the trekkers visiting one the most recognised world climbing areas known also as Annapurna Sanctuary.

    Annapurna Circuit Trek is the next very popular trek in Nepal. The trail passes through villages inhabited by diverse ethnic groups, and offers spectacular mountain scenery from the far northern Himalayas to the Tibetan Plateau. A highlight of the Annapurna Circuit Trek is the Thorung La pass at 5416 m. During the trek, you’ll be walking in the shadows of Himalayan giants, marvelling at the absolutely magnificent scenery.

    Tilicho Lake Annapurna Circuit Trek is an energizing and also one of the most mainstream Himalayan walking trips in Nepal. This trip circles Mt. Annapurna Massif with a visit to Tilicho Lake. Tilicho Lake is the high elevation lake likewise considered as the most elevated lake on the planet.

    Langtang Trek is the hiking to Langtang Valley. Langtang valley is often called “the valley of glacial masses trekking “. Langtang is a beautiful place - one where you get to see mesmerising snow-topped mountains covered on stunning sheets of ice. Dominated by Mount Langtang Lirung (7246 m) and located at a distance of just 19 miles to the north of Kathmandu, this valley offers pine woodland forests, serene mountain streams, lush green slopes and an overall enjoyable experience.

    Mardi Himal Trek is a short, newly opened route, moderate type and hidden treasure in the Annapurna region. Mardi Himal trek offers imaging view of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchre and Manaslu ranges.

    Manaslu Trek is a remote and spectacular trek with steep tracks and beautiful views throughout the trek. It is culturally fascinating with strong links to Tibet in the upper Buri Gandaki (called Nupri ‘the western mountains&rsquoand the Tsum Valley, and even includes the Larkya La (5106 m) as a challenge.

    Everest Base Camp Gokyo Lake Trek route is also familiar by the name of Everest Circuit Trail. This trekking is a bit adventurous as it crosses a high mountain pass called Cho La at 5330 m/17487ft. In Everest Regions these days, two routes are the most popular than others.

    Everest Three Passes Trek the combination of three popular passes like Renjo La Pass, Chola Pass and Kongma La Pass is called Everest three pass treks and on this trek you can see most of the beautiful parts of Everest region along with highest passes.

    Gokyo Lake Trek Gokyo Lakes Trek is one of the fascinating trekking routes of Everest region. Popular also as Gokyo Ri Trekking this hiking journey is as high as the Everest Base Camp trek and it offers similarly spectacular views of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, and Cho Oyu.

    Everest Base Camp Trek without flight to Lukla starts from Salleri. From Kathmandu, after 8 hours of drive-by Jeep or Bus, you arrive in Salleri. Salleri is the administrative headquarter of Everest Region. From Salleri by walking on the quiet and pleasant trail you will join another EBC trail starting from Jiri at Ringmo. Then you pass the places called Tak Shindo, Kharikhola, Paiya, and Surke before reach at Phakding. Afterward you follow the regular trail to EBC.

    Everest Base Camp Trek for Beginners is a moderate type of hiking journey. It is suitable for everyone over 12 years. To go for the hiking to Everest Base Camp, it does not require to be a skilled mountaineer/ climber and have an athletic body.

    Pikey Peak Trek is the newly discovered incredible trekking trail in the Everest region. It is still less traveled by tourists. From Pikey Peak, you will have incredible views of Mt. Everest, Makalu, Kanchenjunga, Annapurna, Gaurishankar, Lhotse, Nuptse, Numbur, Sishapangma, Thamserku, and Mera Peak.

    Upper Mustang Trek is a trip to the former Himalayan Kingdom which is also entitled as the hidden country. The Upper Mustang region lies inside the northwestern part of Nepal and at the top of the Kali Gandaki River.

    Tamang Heritage and Langtang Valley Trek is an exciting trek to the Himalayas. It offers you to experience the every-day lifestyle of Tamang people who live the nearby the Himalayas. It also grants you to enjoy the majestic snowy Himalayan peaks and to pass through mountain terrain, lush green forest, and cascading waterfalls.

    Tsum Valley Manaslu Trek is an amazing off-the-beat Himalayan hiking trip in Nepal. The incredible landscapes, stunning Himalayan vista, pristine mountain villages, and adventurous mountain pass called Larke La Pass (5160 meters) to cross are major attractions of this journey.

    Apart from trekking, we also organize below adventure activities

    Paragliding in PokharaTrishuli RaftingUltralight Flight in PokharaKushma Bungee JumpZipline in PokharaRafting in PokharaBungee in PokharaAnnapurna Base Camp Heli TourEverest Base Camp Heli TourChitwan Safari Tour etc.