Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the greatest and once in a lifetime world’s top exploration destinations in the Himalayas. Trekking to Everest Base Camp in Nepal is an ultimate goal for trekkers. The scenery is simply breathtaking with parades of shining peaks, spectacular glaciers around, ancient Buddhist stupa and monasteries with the fascinating Sherpa people and their culture and tradition in the Khumbu region.
Start from Lukla after the beautiful flight to Lukla (35 minutes exciting Mountain flight from Kathmandu). Once we arrive in Lukla trekking trail passes through Sherpa villages over countless ridges. Trek to Everest Base Camp along the Dudh Koshi river, climb up to the busting Sherpa settlement of Namche Bazaar where we spend two nights to ensure proper acclimatization with exploration hike around. Leaving Namche we hike to the hidden valley of Khunde and Khumjung and then to Dingboche via Phortse. Everest base camp trek designed itinerary allows all the trekkers to have enough time for proper and better acclimatisation. We hike up to the Kalapathar at the height of 5545 meters, the highest point on our entire trek, from where the experience of seeing mount Everest and wonderful Himalayan vista which we never to be forgotten.
Volunteer World Nepal designed the Everest Base Camp Trek route in the Himalayas to minimize the risk of Acute Mountain Sickness with two proper acclimatization days before conquering Everest Base Camp. From Namche Bazaar we visit the National Park headquarters with displays of local flora and fauna and the culture and lifestyles of the Khumbu Sherpas. An afternoon walk to the Sherpa village of Khumjung offers an authentic experience of Sherpa traditional life. Magnificent views of Thamserku, Kangtega, Ama Dablam (The Jewel), Island Peak plus the Everest – Lhotse – Nuptse group. Everest Base Camp Trek route resumes toward the hilltop village of Tengboche and visits to the Buddhist Monastery. Then to Pangboche summer Sherpa settlement, and to Dingboche for another acclimatization stop: walk to Nangkartshang Hill for fitness at the higher altitudes. See unparalleled views of the Ama Dablam, Lhotse and Nuptse glaciers.
"With our plane leaving on the 23rd of March 2017 one of the best experiences of my life had started. I’ll never forget how we arrived, a little nervous, at our new host family and them welcoming us in such a warm and loving way that we immediately felt at home. In those introduction days, we have been stuffed with the best food, most loving..."