Widely known as Everest Base Camp Trek with in 14 days is one the most recommended and popular trekking routes of Nepal. In EBC trek 14 days we experience the mountainous region of Nepal which are rich in biodiversities, culture, breathtaking scenery and more.
The trek passes through amazing trails of Khumbu region showcasing the magnificent views of Himalayan ranges, Sherpa villages, monasteries, farmlands, local cheese factory and many more. Viewpoint like Kalapathar (5643 m, highest point of EBC trek) offers closeup and 360-degree view of Mt. Everest (8848 m), Mt. Makalu (8481 m), Mt.Lhotse (8516 m) and other high peaks.
Local people of Khumbu region called themselves Sherpas are famous worldwide for their mountaineering. One of them is Tenzing Norgay Sherpa who along with Sir Edmund Hillary followed this route to world highest point on earth. Namche Bazaar is famous Sherpa town and also gateway for many EBC trek.
One of the World Heritage sites of Nepal lies here i.e. Sagarmatha National Park, home to many rare flora and fauna. Trekkers pass through this national park and if lucky enough, they might encounter rare animals like snow leopard, red panda and more. During spring season, the national flower of Nepal “ Rhododendron or Lali Guras” cover the entire forest with bright colors. So, trekking during spring makes the journey heavenly.
Adventure lovers from across the world visit Nepal to experience the adventure and challenges of Everest Base Camp Trek. Hiking starts from 1400 m altitude ( Kathmandu) to 5380 m altitudes ( Everest Base Camp) where max height reach upto 5643 m (kalapathar). Trekking days depends on the individual or group choice; EBC Trek 14 Days and EBC Trek 15 Days are most popular.
The journey starts from a 40 min short flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, then trek to Phakding (3-4 hours). After landing, trekkers meet their guides and as the hike starts trekkers views first glimpse of Mt. Everest along with other summits. Routes proceed through wonderful places of Khumbu region such as Namche, Tengboche, Dingboche, Gorakshep, Kalapathar and more. “Tengboche Gumba”, the biggest monastery of this region lies here which is home to many Buddhist monks.
Colorful Buddhist prayers flags, chanting, mani stone along the way makes the journey very peaceful and spiritual. The chanting from the monastery provides inner peace and gives the feeling of “Moksha”.
As for the EBC Trek 14 days Itinerary, agency design the overall journey focusing on travelers ability, safety, and satisfaction. Trekker follows various routes way to reach Everest Base Camp which are Phaplu Everest Base Camp, Everest Helicopter Tourand more.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and Pre-trip meeting
Day 02: Flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. Trek to Phakding (2700m.) 30 min flight and 3 hours trek.
Day 03: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m.) 5-6 hours.
Day 04: Acclimatization in Namche (3440m.)
Day 05: Trek to Tengboche Monastery (3860m.) 5 hours.
Day 06: Trek to Dingboche (4350m.) 5.30 hours.
Day 07: Acclimatization in Dingboche.
Day 08: Trek to Lobuche (4910m.) 5 hours.
Day 09: Trek to Everest Base Camp (5365 meters) then back to Gorak Shep (5180m.). 8 hours.
Day 10: Hike up to Kala pattar (5545m.) early in the morning and trek down to Pheriche (4120m.). 7 hours
Day 11: Trek to Namche (3440 meters) 4 hrs.
Day 12: Trek to Lukla (2840m.) 7 hours.
Day 13: Morning flight back to Kathmandu. 30 minutes.
Day 14: Final Departure.
Day 01Arrival in Kathmandu and Pre-trip meeting
Day 02Flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. Trek to Phakding (2700m.) 30 min flight and 3 hours trek.
Day 03Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m.) 5-6 hours.
Day 04Acclimatization in Namche (3440m.)
Day 05Trek to Tengboche Monastery (3860m.) 5 hours.
Day 06Trek to Dingboche (4350m.) 5.30 hours.
Day 07 Acclimatization in Dingboche.
Day 08 Trek to Lobuche (4910m.) 5 hours.
Day 09Trek to Everest Base Camp (5365 meters) then back to Gorak Shep (5180m.). 8 hours.
Day 10Hike up to Kala pattar (5545m.) early in the morning and trek down to Pheriche (4120m.). 7 hours
Day 11 Trek to Namche (3440 meters) 4 hrs.
Day 12Trek to Lukla (2840m.) 7 hours.
Day 13Morning flight back to Kathmandu. 30 minutes.
Day 14Final Departure.