12 Days Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary

Everest Base Camp Trek in June

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Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the most incredible and prominent trekking voyages of Nepal. Along the magnificence of the Himalayas, the trek is appealing. This adds good memories for the trekkers.

After your arrival in Lukla, you will get pleasure from the amazing green hills. Also, you experience the distant sights of the mountains after arriving in Lukla.

Let us help you experience the different magnificent features of Khumbu. And, cherish wonderful mountain valleys and enjoy the region’s awesome feature. Likewise, explore the renowned Khumbu region and Sherpa Culture.

In fact, this is a matter of pleasure and pride. Take part in the most interesting voyage of your life.

Well, you must have lots of expectation from Everest Base Camp Trek, right?

The Everest Base Camp Tour begins from Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal. After that, you will enjoy a short flight to Lukla filled with adventure and excitement. Far from the hustle and bustle of Kathmandu, Lukla offers peaceful Himalayan surroundings.

Then, in a continuous company of the Himalayas, trek brings prominent Sherpa communities. Together with Namche Bazaar, you will also travel to different villages around. Everest trek gets you to UNESCO Natural World Heritage Site, Sagarmatha National Park.

The Everest Base Camp Trek also takes you to the vantage spot of Kala Patthar. Throughout the trek, you get to take pleasure in a wonderful view of the complete Mt. Everest.

Despite the Khumbu Himalayan topography, all demographic inhabitants can enjoy Everest Trek. It has gained a modest journey ranking. So, you do not need prior trekking experience to go through a trek route. Because of hills and flat-lands of Khumbu, you will complete up and downhill trek in flat-lands.

Also, you can give a try to different food delicacies during your overall trek.

12 Days Everest Base Camp Trek Outline Itinerary

Day 1: Short Flight to Lukla and Trek to Phakding

Elevation reached: Lukla (2840m/9320ft), Phakding (2610m/8560ft)

Hours of walk: 3.5 hours

Accommodation: Basic Teahouse

Highlights: Incredible flight to Lukla, Trek to Phakding

After we pick you up from the hotel you will enjoy a spectacular short flight to Lukla. The Lukla Airport is on a hill with a single landing strip that drops towards the deep wide valley. With high mountains and incredible hills, the airstrip at Lukla is truly mesmerizing. The flight is a little exciting adventure in itself.

After reaching Lukla, the mountainous scenery gets moderately high with fresh air. From Lukla, the trekking slowly follows to Cheplung Village. View of the sacred Mount Khumbila from the village at Cheplung is beautiful.

From there, trek for about 3.5 hours takes you to the Phakding. The village of Phakding is in the north of Lukla in the Dudh Koshi River valley. Here, lots of guesthouses and lodges that gratify the travelers.

The topography is wonderful and tall hills enclose the path like the huge bundle of emerald.

12 Days Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary

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Day 2: Trek to Namche Bazaar

Hours of walk: 6 hours

Elevation reached: 3440m/11290 ft.

Accommodation: Basic Teahouse

Highlights: Sagarmatha National Park, Thamserku Mountain, Kongdi RI Himal, Namche Bazaar

After breakfast at Phakding, you will be heading towards the mountain town of Namche Bazaar.

During the trek to Namche, you pass through some smaller villages like Jorsale and Monjo. Monjo is in the north of Phakding and is the doorway to the Sagarmatha National Park. The paths take you to the national park and turn up at Namche.

Sagarmatha National Park takes you to different intrinsic worth, like its alpine woods, small rivers, and dense forests. Wide acreages of Pine and Cedar offer a pleasing trekking environment.

Due to its deliberate spot, Namche Bazaar is the viable center of the Khumbu region. It is on a mountain surface and delivers the most scenic sights of the Thamserku Mountain and the amazing view of Kongdi RI Himal.

Day 3: Namche Bazaar (Acclimatization day)

Accommodation: Basic Teahouse

Highlight: Enjoy the panoramic sight of Namche

Namche is a perfect destination for acclimatization. The views all over Namche are magnificent and good-looking.

After breakfast, you will be exploring the Syangboche Airstrip. It is situated on a hill over the town. Here, you enjoy the panoramic sight of Namche and view the wonderful highlight of the Himalayas.

Likewise, the Everest View Hotel provides sight of Mt Everest and other Himalayan mountains from the windows.

At Namche, you can travel to the Everest Photo Gallery and the Sherpa Culture Museum too.

Day 4: Trek to Tengboche

Hours of walk: 5 hours

Elevation reached: 3860m/12660ft.

Accommodation: Basic Teahouse

Highlights: Dudh Koshi Valley, Tengboche village, Tengboche Monastery

A simple trek from Namche begins with the Dudh Koshi Valley at the arrangement of Phungki Thanka.

Here, you will be cherishing incredible view of Mount Everest. Going through the path that walks with the precise side of the Dudh Koshi River you will reach the village of Tengboche. The trek from Namche to Tengboche takes you to the remarkable natural panorama of rivers, hills and Himalayan Mountains.

The Tengboche village lies at the convergence of the Dudh Koshi and the Imja Khola Rivers. The village is enclosed with tall hills that are roofed with rhododendron trees.

It is also well-known for Tengboche Monastery, the leading monastery of the Khumbu region.

Day 5: Trek to Dingboche

Hours of walk: 5 hours

Elevation reached: 4360m/14300ft

Accommodation: Basic Teahouse

Highlights: Dingboche village, Pangboche village, sights of Lhotse, the Ama Dablam, and the Island Peak

The trekking path takes you to the Imja River through a suspension bridge moving towards the village of Dingboche. Throughout the trail, the village of Pangboche is crossed.

Dingboche is known as “Summer Valley” of the Khumbu. It encloses 1 kilometer long wall made for the protection the crops of the village from the freezing wind that slides down the Imja Valley.

From Dingboche, you will be enjoying charming sights of Lhotse, the Ama Dablam, and the Island Peak from Dingboche.

Day 6: Acclimatization Day trip Around Dingboche

Accommodation: Basic Teahouse

Highlight: Travel around Dingboche

Dingboche is also perfect for acclimatizing.

A walk to Nagarjun is an ideal way to travel around at Dingboche. Nagarjun (5100 meters) is situated above Dingboche on a hill at the ends of the Chhukung valley. Here you will enjoy climbing and steep walk and need some energy. Traveling around about 3-4 hours, we will reach Nagarjuna.

Here, you will view wonderful view of Lobuche East, Lobuche West, Kangtega, Taboche Peak, Thamserku, and the Ama Dablam.

Day 7: Lobuche

Hours of walk: 5 hours

Elevation reached: 4940m/16207ft

Accommodation: Basic Teahouse

Highlights: Pheriche, Chupki Lhara, Khumbu Glacier moraine, Mount Nuptse

Going through Dhungla from Dingboche, you will pass through the Trekkers Aid Post located at Pheriche (4210m). It is organized by the Western Volunteer Doctors with the assistance of The Himalayan Rescue Association.

Then, you reach The Chupki Lhara, a rock-strewn sloping. From here, you can view the sight of amazing peaks. The trail then passes to the Khumbu Glacier moraine. Mount Nuptse also gets forward after passing the glacier.

Afterward, we arrive and stay at Lobuche for the night.

Day 8: Trek to Everest Base Camp to Gorak Shep

Elevation reached: 5300m/17400ft at Base Camp and 5170m/16961ft at Gorak Shep

Accommodation: Basic Teahouse

Highlights: Enjoy at your desired destination Everest Base Camp

Trek to Everest Base Camp starts with the slow walk to avoid altitude sickness. From Lobuche runs next to the view of the highest glacier in the world, the Khumbu Glacier.

After walking for some hours from Lobuche, we arrive at Gorak Shep a peaceful site spotted with some hotel. From here, the path proceeds all the way to the top of the border. Then, we arrive at our desired destination the Everest Base Camp.

Here, the view of the Khumbu Icefall and the sight of the Khumbutse and Lingtren peaks are extremely wonderful.

After enjoying some time at the base camp with beautiful landscape and the peaceful surroundings, we get back to Gorak Shep.

 Day 9: Hike up to Kala Pattar and trek to Periche

Hours of walking: 7 hours

Elevation reached: 5545m/18192 ft at Kala Patthar, 4270m/14070ft at Pheriche

Accommodation: Basic Teahouse

Highlights: Panoramic views from the top of Kala Patthar Sunrise amidst an Mt Everest

We will be enjoying morning hike to Kala Patthar, another highlight of the journey.

Kalapatthar is a well-known vantage point well-liked for its amazing panoramic sights of Mt. Everest and many other peaks. Here, we will also view the rising sun from the vantage point which is truly amazing. The sun rises amidst an Mt Everest making the color of peaks golden from silver.

After spending time at Kala Patthar, we will return to Gorak Shep and walk down to Pheriche.

Day 10: Trek to Namche Bazaar

Hours of Walk: 6 hours

Elevation reached: 3440m/11290 ft.

Accommodation: Basic Teahouse

Highlight: Wonderful journey to Namche Bazaar

The trek back to Namche Bazaar follows the Imja River again all through Tengboche.

From Tengboche, we will move downward to Phungki Thanka, cross the Kyangjuma, and arrive at Namche. It is a peaceful hike where you can enjoy the wonderful sight of the landscape and the Himalayas.

Day 11: Namche to Lukla

Hours of walk: 6 hours

Elevation reached: 2840m/9320ft.

Accommodation: Basic Teahouse

Highlights: Last day of your trek, you did it, Congratulation!!

The trail from Namche to Lukla follows a steeply downwards path passing a suspension bridge. Here, The Dudh Koshi River comes up with a gorgeous feel to the natural surroundings.

Day 12: Fly back to Kathmandu

Today, you will be flying back to Kathmandu with the amazing feeling that you accomplished the trekking to Everest Base Camp. You will be enjoying the amazing view of the landscapes one more time during the flight. After arriving at the Kathmandu airport, you will be transferred to your hotel.

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About Author

Madhav started working as a porter in 2001 and then went on to work as a trekking guide. After working in the trekking and tourism industry for 8 years, he co-founded Mosaic Adventure in 2009.

Madhav has trekked to most of the treks in Nepal including Everest Base Camp Trek, Annapurna Base Camp, Annapurna Circuit Trek, Poon Hill Trek, Jomsom Muktinath Trek, Indigenous Peoples Trek, Langtang Valley Trek, Mardi Himal Trek and all of the day hikes around Kathmandu.

He has also extensively traveled to other countries like USA, UK, France, Hong Kong, Japan, China, Philippines, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Behrain, Thailand, Turkey and India. Madhav is the one who answers most of your questions about trekking and tours and helps to plan your trip by giving a personal touch.

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