Everest Base Camp Hiking: 2 weeks Guided Trek to EBC with Proper Safety.
One of the most celebrated trips in Nepal, Everest Base Camp Hiking traverses the Khumbu Valley. This 14 Days Everest base camp trekking is one of the shortest hiking trip to the base camp of Mt. Everest. As the name suggests, the hike culminates at the base camp of the highest mountain in the world- Mt. Everest (8848m).
Likewise, the hike to Everest base camp also ensures plenty of interaction with the beauty of the Sagarmatha National Park. Apart from Mt. Everest (8848m), there are many other mountains like Lhotse (8516m), Cho Oyu (801m), and Ama Dablam (6856m). Also, the beautiful culture and heritage of the Sherpas are other highlights on the Everest Base Camp Trek.
Overview of the 14 Days EBC Trekking
Like any other trip to Nepal, the trek to EBC begins with your arrival in Kathmandu. After preparing for the trek, you will take a scenic flight to Lukla. Next, you will begin the trek and walk across the Dudh Koshi River. The trail continues north and passes Chheplung village on the way to Phakding.
Further, the trail enters the Sagarmatha National Park and goes past Jorsalle. Here, you can enjoy the Sherpa culture along with modern hotels, restaurants, and ATMs. After spending a day in the village, you will cross Sanasa and follow the Imja River to Tengboche. In this village, you can also visit the Tengboche Monastery which offers a surreal view of Mt. Ama Dablam (6812m).
The trail stretches across the eastern Khumbu region and passes Dingboche. Next, the trip heads to Thukla village and crosses the Thukla Pass (4830m). The trail hugs the Khumbu Glacier and reaches Lobuche. Further, you will continue on the trek to Gorak Shep Lake and reach Gorak Shep village.
Next, the trail heads east while enjoying the company of Everest Himalayas. Also, the views of Khumbu Glacier and Khumbu Icefall is a surreal sight on the hike to Everest Base Camp. Then, you will descend to Gorak Shep before continuing on a hike to Kala Patthar. This vantage point is known to offer mesmerizing sights of the Himalayas like Mt. Everest (8848m) Lhotse (8516m), Cho Oyu (8201m), and Nuptse (7861m).
After the hike, you return to Gorak Shep and prepare for the return trip. The trail follows the Imja River and resumes to Namche Bazaar. Then, you make another descent to Lukla village. From here, you will take a flight back to Kathmandu which brings the trip to a close.
Extra Info about the Everest Base Camp Hike
Hiking to the Everest Base Camp in shorter time duration could be a challenging due to the high elevation hike and trail difficlty level. So, we motivate only those in good physical shape can join on this short 14 Days Everest base camp hiking. Likewise, it can be a great idea to have prior trekking experience. Also, the spring and autumn seasons are the best time for the trek.
At Mountain Monarch, we always seek to offer the finest services to our valued clients. We never compromise on the quality of our services and make sure the trips are safe and comfortable. Your trek leaders are highly experienced and medical trained to cop up any adverse situations that may arise while on trip. Similarly, we have a variety of trips along with an excellent team of professionals. You can join our longer 16 Days Everest Base Camp Trek, or combination of EBC with Gokyo lakes the Everest Circuit Trek or trek to 6000 meter trekking peak climbing like the Island Peak Climbing all in Everest region as suits best to your interest and time duration.
Further more we pioneer the 1 Trekker: 1 Porter policy, the most responsible way of doing trekking in the Himalayas. We make sure to have Portable Altitude Chamber (PAC) or Oxygen cylinder with comprehensive first aid kits on each trip. Your safety always on top of our agenda while leading any of the adventure trips of lifetime into the Himalayas.