Everest region in Nepal is fused with the world’s highest peak Mount Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Kangtega, Ama Dablam, Kwangde, and many more, Sagarmatha National Park with varied flora and fauna, century-old monasteries, Sherpa town called Namche Bazaar and several colourful folk’s settlements and their rare cultures and traditions, and many more. Trekkers will get a golden opportunity to make an iconic journey onwards to Everest Base Camp through following high altitudes, rocky tracks, and some pretty steep inclines. By following the beautiful Khumbu region, and Sagarmatha National Park with the breathtaking enclosed view of the Himalayas is really amazing. As you trek ahead you will also get chances to explore the Tyangboche, where you will be exposed with the panoramic beauty of the Himalayas and the oldest and the highest monastery.
What to explore?
Exploring the Everest region
Not only the Everest region is famous for the breathtaking world highest peak, but also renowned for the Sagarmatha National Park with rare and endangered flora and fauna. Kala Patthar, the famous viewpoint for the clear view of the Mount Everest and stunning its vicinity is really amazing. Standing at the height of 5545 meters and admire the glory of the magnificent mountains, which are towering above the other glistering peaks is really worth visiting. Besides, the natural beauty of the region, trekkers will get chances to encounter with the prominent Sherpa village and get involved with their folk’s cultures and traditions. Get the exceptional experience of trekking in the rugged trail of the region on the flanks of the Himalayas through following the verdant forests and thick green woodlands and finally reach to the Everest Base Camp. Explore the vibrant villages of Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche and many more on the way along with the Gompas laden with colourful prayer flags, and circle Mani stone walls carved with prayers and small chores are really awe-inspiring.
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Short Itinerary of 7day’s Everest Base Camp Trek
Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu Airport and take a domestic flight to Lukla and continue to trek to Phakding (2652m/8698ft)
Day 02: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11283ft)
Day 03: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3870m/12697ft)
Day 04: Tengboche to Dingboche (4350m/14272ft)
Day 05: Dingboche to Lobuche (4940m/16207ft.)
Day 06: Lobuche to Everest Base Camp (5364m/17598ft.)
Day 07: Domestic flight at morning from Lukla to Kathmandu and final departure
The cost of the EBC short trek
Although the Everest Base Camp trek is regarded as a challenging trek with high altitude, rocky tracks, and some steep inclines, the cost of it depends on the itinerary packages that you are choosing to trek in. The cost of the 7 day’s Everest Base Camp trek in Nepal range from USD $1000 all the way to $3000 per person including Permits, TIM’s Card, Guide, and Porter, Meals, Drinks, Accommodation, and many more. It also includes trekking equipment’s, visa fee, and travel insurance. If you desire to have personal stuff for that you have to pay yourself.
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When to go?
Everest base camp
Although all around the year is the perfect time to make a vacation trip to Everest Base Camp trek and explore the amazing surrounding, especially most of the trekkers prefer to trek in the Spring, Autumn season. In these seasons, the weather and temperature are trekkable, where trekkers can get amazing clear views of the Himalayas and can trek almost 6 to 7 hours a day in the moderate temperatures. Along with the environment will be blooming with varied flowers and green leaves on the way, which will add extra effort to the trekkers to make their journey to their desired destination. Trekking in the monsoon season is not so good because unpredict rain may cause trekking difficult and the way will be filled with the heavy snow.
Trek difficulties of Everest Base Camp
As compared to other trekking trails in Nepal, Everest Base Camp trek is regarded as a tough trekking destination due to its higher altitude. This legendary trek of Everest Base Camp begins from the Lukla at the altitude of the 2880meters and the trekking route gradually goes with several ups and downs and reach the Kalapather, which is situated at the elevation of the 5364meters. Kalapather is also known for the panoramic views of the great Himalayas. After Exploration, the further trek ahead will be gradually up and reach to the Everest Base Camp at the summit of the 5364meters. Some trekkers may feel altitude sickness during their trek to Everest Base Camp, so trekkers should have physically fit before going to EBC. Although Everest Base Camp trek is quite difficult for the novice trekker, they can easily accomplish this after taking some training about trekking before they begin their journey to Everest Base Camp.
The lists of essential equipment’s for Everest Base Camp
Main bag for trekking gear
Trekkers need some essential equipment to submit the world highest peak called Everest Base camp in Nepal. The highest altitude trekking trail of Everest region in Nepal have a drastically changeable temperature, weather, and atmosphere conditions, so every trekker should be quite conscious about the trekking equipment before going there. You need some clothing and accessories such as Insulating Jacket, Waterproof and Windproof Jacket, Hiking shirts, Hiking tops, Lightweight hiking trousers or pants, Hiking shorts, Rain gears, and Breathable underwear. Besides you also need some footwear that includes Hiking socks, Hiking boots with spare laces, Hiking sandals, and Gaiters. If you prefer to take some basic Hygiene products yourself then you can take as per own preference such as Soap, Hand wash, Sanitizer, Toothbrush and toothpaste, Shampoo, Quick-drying towel, Deodorant, Nail cutter, Sunscreen, Face and body moisturizer, Lip balm, Female hygiene products, Portable mirror, wet wipes, Tissue /toilet roll, Foot powder, and many more. Everest Base Camp trek also needs some essential equipment such as Trekking Poles, Trekking trail map, Sleeping bag, Personal first-aid kit. (simple and light), Important medicines such as anti-diarrhoea pills, anti-headache pills, cough and cold medicine, Anti-altitude sickness pills and stomach antibiotic, Water purification tablet or liquid, Sewing-repair kit, Matchbox or lighter, Digital camera with extra batteries and memory cards, Water bottles, Plastic bags, Book for reading, Travel game for leisure activities, Binoculars, Plug adapter, Lightweight pillowcase, and many more. Furthermore, there are also some personal documents and items to carry on. They are Passport and its photocopies, 2 extra passport size photos, Airline tickets, Visa form, Trekking Permit, and Adequate cash.
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According to the trekkers, all the trek equipment’s may differ even though the packing item will certainly help you to accomplish this trek easily. If you have any confusion regarding this 7 day’s Everest Base Camp trek, Frolic Adventure is always there to help you. So, feel free to contact us and get a wonderful trekking experience in Nepal. Book now...