Everest Base Camp Trek is a classic trek and the world’s most popular destination for meeting the dreams of millions of travelers from across the world, reaching the foothills of the world’s highest peaks Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Cho Oyu, and Mt. Makalu and having stunning views of hosts of other numerous snowy Himalayas located to the areas, sneak around the world’s most stunning landscapes, distinct remote culture and lifestyles and so forth.
Everest base camp trek is a classic trek and undeniably the most popular trekking destination in the world with awe-inspiring views of majestic mountains, most importantly, you will reach the foothills of the world’s highest mountain Mt. Everest (8,848.86 m). Everest base camp trek has been the dream of the world’s travelers ever since it was first telescoped by Sir Gorge Everest, Mt. Everest was portrayed on the world’s map in 1856, whereas this trekking has been popular ever since Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa successfully had the summit to this world’s highest peaks back in 1953. Everest Base Camp trek is designed to fulfill the dream of those travelers who are willing to reach the lap of the world’s highest peaks. has a carefully devised itinerary with a number of rest days, which offer you exceptional ways of acclimatization and experience the paradise of the majestic Himalayas above 8,000 meters including Mt. Everest (8,848.86 m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201 m) and Mt. Makalu (8,463 m). Besides these world’s highest peaks, you will also have amazing views of numerous other Himalayas above 6,000 meters, such as Mt. Nuptse (7,855 m), Mt. Amadablam (6,812 m), Mt. Pumori (7,161 m), Mt. Thamserku (6,623 m), Mt. Kantega (6,685 m), Mt. Lingterin (6,679 m) and so forth.
It is not that you will only have stunning views of the majestic Himalayas but you will also have an opportunity to explore the distinct lifestyles, rituals, and Sherpa indigenous community, who have earned their name and fame residing at the high altitude and climbing the world’s highest Himalayas. You will have an opportunity to chit-chat not only with Sherpa but also with several other friendly ethnic groups such as Rai, Gurung, and so forth, you will be able to participate in their local rituals and enjoy the local dishes and delicacies. Similarly, you will also explore the wonderful age-old Buddhist monasteries, Stupa, and amazing geographical landscapes. Take pictures of Sherpa village with the backdrop of majestic Himalayas, have sunrise and sunset views, enjoy sceneries, and have views of wonderful natural beauties, diverse flora, and fauna, all these make Everest base camp trek a special and rewarding journey of your lifetime. The snow-capped mountains you will see from above Khumbu Glacier or from above the Kala Patthar, a popular viewpoint in Nepal, are undoubtedly awesome and is impossible to find anywhere else in the world. The team of Footprint Adventure has exceptional experience, knowledge, and passion for trekking in the Khumbu adding a further dimension to this memorable trek and the dreamland of millions of travelers.
Everest Base Camp Trek commences with 30 min scenic flight from Kathmandu to Tenzing-Hillary Airport, . The actual trekking begins right from Lukla, you continue hiking to Phakding, through a steamy forest filled with rhododendron flowers, diverse flora, and fauna, you will reach , the gateway to Mt. Everest, the Sherpa village, exploring all around, you will continue trekking to Tengboche monastry, located at around 3,900 m, where there are age-old Buddhist monastery and best viewpoint for having numerous of the Himalayas including Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Cholatse, Kantaiga, Ama Dablam and Thamserku and so forth and then continue trekking and finally reach Dingboche, where you will have a day rest for acclimatization. The next day you will continue trekking to Lobuche and climb up to Khumbu Glacier, you will continue to Gorakshep, Kalapatthar and finally, reach Everest Base Camp and then have panoramic views of the range of Himalayas. After exploring all around, you will retrace back to Gorakshep, subsequently to Lobuche, Dingboche, Namche Bazaar, and finally, get back to Lukla and then fly back to Kathmandu. For further details regarding the Everest Base Camp trek, you can go through the for Everest Base Camp Trek.
Highlights of Everest Base Camp Trek
- UNESCO World Heritage Site exploration such as Pashupatinath Temple, Swyambhunath Stupa, Boudhanath Stupa, and Patan Durbar Square.
- Scenic and dramatic flight from Kathmandu to Luka Airport.
- Hiking through the alpine forest of Sagarmatha National Park and exploring the life of rare flora and fauna.
- Acclimatization in the famous sherpa capital - Namche Bazaar.
- Getting a blessing from Lama Rimpoche in Tengboche monastery.
- Trek to the world’s most famous base camp and explore the Khumbu region from a close distance.
- Hike the world’s most renowned viewpoint, Kalapatthar viewpoint, and explore the 360-degree panoramic views of mountains.
- Breathtaking views of mountains, hills, and magical landscapes.
- Experience the culture and lifestyle of the Sherpa people.
- Cultural and farewell dinner in Kathmandu.