About Everest Base Camp Trek
The Everest Base Camp Trek is without a doubt one of the most popular treks in the world. It has been considered as a once-in-a-lifetime experience by various international travel magazines. Every year, a huge number of domestic and international tourists make their way to the Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar to see the world’s highest peak, ’Mt. Everest (8848.86 M)’ and its surrounding peaks.
The Everest Base Camp Trek is 17 days of an epic journey to the base of Mt. Everest through the villages of the Sherpa people, who are well-known for their excellent mountaineering skills and warm hospitality. The people around here practice Tibetan Buddhism and their culture and tradition are similar to the Tibetan people. Most of the part of this trek lies within the boundary of Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to diverse wildlife and vegetation. On the trek, you will pass through the captivating forest of Rhododendron, Oak, Pine, and Juniper, while often crossing paths with yaks. Himalayan Jharals, Himalayan Monal (Danphe), Tibetan Snowcock, Blood Pheasant, etc. can be seen often throughout the trail.
The dramatic and stunning mountain scenery is what makes the Everest Base Camp Trek the ultimate choice of trekkers around the globe. Every day you will get to see the numerous peaks from different angles while passing through the beautiful villages, forests, mani walls, chortens, monasteries, thrilling suspension bridges, etc. One of the unique, shaped, and beautiful mountains that you will come across on this trek is Mt. Ama Dablam (6812 M) which has been called ‘The Matterhorn of Nepal’ by many foreign tourists. From places like Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar, you will have the opportunity to see some of the world’s highest peaks like Mt Everest (8848 M), Lhotse (8516 M), Makalu (8463 M), Cho Oyu (8201 M) and other smaller peaks like Nuptse (7855 M), Pumori (7161 M), Thamserku (6623 M), and Mt. Ama Dablam (6812 M).
Our 17 days Everest Base Camp Trek starts and ends at the same place, Lukla which is just a 30-35 mins of breathtaking flight from Kathmandu. If you would like to customize the itinerary according to your desire, physical fitness level, time frame, etc., please feel free to message us. Our experts will help you craft a perfect itinerary that ensures a top-notch experience with safety.