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Everest base camp and Kalapathar trek- 13 Days

December 11, 2018

Everest base camp and Kalapathar trek- 13 Days

The Everest Khumbu region is a standout among the most mainstream trekking areas in Nepal. There are a large number of trekkers fly in and out each day to/from Lukla. Everest base camp trekking is a typical dream of trekkers as it is world’s tallest pinnacle and itself is simply grand made together with dazzling perspectives on all Himalayas, Khumbu Glacier, Khumbu Ice-fall and a standout among the best perspective a Kalapathar (5,555 meters). Everest trekking isn’t just to investigate the high mountains it is additionally a great sight of Nepal to get extraordinary encounters of Sherpa and Tibetan conventions.

Everest district trekking using from Thame (which is west of Everest base camp), Renjola pass, Chola pass, Kambala pass, and Mera crest territory. This trek turned out to be simply shoot prevalent after 1953 when Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay have summit the Massif Everest be that as it may, Khumbu Everest trekking is where you get the opportunity to see high mountains, colossal chances to investigate the Sherpa and Tibetan culture, massif mind blowing scenes, unblemished stream, and heaven Khumbu valley. Your stride around Khumbu Everest locale or doing Everest base camp trek and Kalapathar-13 days will be the lifetime accomplishment in the Himalayas, so dream it and do it once.

Highlights of Everest base camp trekking :

  • Scenic flight to/from Lukla,
  • Visit Sherpa village, monastery, and Pristine,
  • Walking through the pine forest & crossing many suspension bridges,
  • Visit Namche Bazaar & also buddies monastery,
  • Trekking through the picturesque Sherpa village,
  • Visit Khumbu ice fall, Khumbu Glacier, Kalapathar and Everest base camp(5364 m)
  • You may see some wild animals such as Himalayan Thar, Musk deer, pike etc…

Everest Base Camp and Kalapathar trek short itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu(1350 m).

Day 02: Trek preparation and city tour.

Day 03: Kathmandu to Lukla(2860 m) Flight in the morning then trek to Phakding (2660 m).

Day 04: Trek to Namche (3450 m),

Day 05: Acclimatization day at Namche.

Day 06: Trek to Tyangboche (3890 m)

Day 07: Trek to Dingboche (4360 m).

Day o8: Acclimatization day at Dingbuche.

Day 09: Trek to Lobuche (4910m)

Day 10: Trekking from Lobuche  to Everest base camp (5364 m) and back to Gorakshep (5180 m),

Day 11: Trek to Kalapathar early in the morning than descending to Pheriche(4210 m) or Pangboche(4000 m),

Day 12: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3450 m)

Day 13: Trek to Lukla (2860 m)

Day 14: Fly to Kathmandu.

Day 15: Leasure Day in Kathmandu,

Day 16: Final Departure

Is Everest base camp and KalaPathar trek difficult?

Everest trekking

Not only local people or Nepali people can complete Everest base camp trek there are other so many countries where we can make trekking and hiking. Grading ways this trek is moderate trekking route in Nepal. If you are simply fit and few weeks training before you heading to Everest base camp then you can make it without having any problems.

There are many illusion about Everest base camp trek for travelers that Everest base camp is the hardest trek ever, it is just steep walking, the temperature is very cold, lodges are not so good insulated …..blah blah type of illusion that I heard but I would say these all are the wrong message as I have done this trek more than 50 times and I know the fact about this trek thus, if you have dream to make Everest base camp trek and Kalapathar-13 days then you just make simple exercise for about 2 weeks before you travel to Nepal and you just be positive, eat fresh veg food, take some medicine with you in case if you get mountain sickness or other any problem, be with professional guide and travel agency then you will complete it without any problem.

The landscape of Everest base camp trekking path consists of flat trail and Hills mostly. The trekking path will be mostly going uphill  & downhill, Therefore if you follow the general itinerary provided by travel agency then you will have enough time to acclimatize for this trek.

What are the best months to trek in Everest region?

The best months to trek in Everest region is in September, October, November ( winter season) and March, April, may. if you wish to avoid the overcrowd then still you can make a trek in Everest region in monsoon though because there will be very light rain some time that means still you can enjoy the view and easy to get accommodation, foods and the trail will be very quiet.

What are the meals during Everest base camp trekking?

During Everest base camp trekking you will get quite some different food as they have also a menu where you can choose your foods, but basically, Nepali food, Indian food, Italian food, and Tibetan foods are available in every tea houses/Lodge. If your trekking is package base trek then your guide will suggest you what to eat and what not to eat for your health which is easy for you. the most common foods are pasta, fried potato with eggs, fried noodles, plain rice and curry, Dhal Bhat, Tibetan Bread, Pizza, set Breakfast etc.

Is there any age limits for Everest base camp trekking?

There is no age limitation for EBC trekking generally, but we suggest you be a fit and good shape that helps you a lot to complete this trek. The only thing is that your guide and local porter need to walk with you and also yourself you have to be positive than you can make it. If you have any disease such as heart, lungs, asthma disease then you better to consult with your doctor before you fly to Nepal or if you are already in Nepal you can talk to your travel agency they will help you and suggest you.

What kind of services do I get during Everest base camp trekking?

There are quite some services that you will get from your travel agent which are as bellows:

  • Tea house/Lodge Accommodation during the trek,
  • your flight ticket to/ from Lukla,
  • Breakfast Lunch and dinner during the trek,
  • Experience mountain guide,
  • Sagarmatha national park entrance fee,
  • Trekking permit,
  • Clean private room,
  • Emergency Chopper management,
  • Welcome dinner when you are in Kathmandu,
  • Duffel bag for your trek…

Are there Bathroom/Toilet facilities during Everest base camp trek?

Yes, Definitely you will get Bathroom/ Toilet facilities during EBC trekking but most of the Toilets are squat toilet but since few years there are some new buildings where you can use western toilet too but all your toiletries have to be carried by yourself as they never serve you toiletries because of so many tourist and sharing toilets in most of the lodges. The local people will be upset if you pie near the villages or along the trail so we suggest you to make pie either in the Jungle or find toilet along the way which is respectful and polite.

Is insurance very important for Everest base camp trekking?

There are two different types of insurance that you have to buy… medical and evacuation insurance both of them are Important. There are many trekkers they just buy insurance according to the travel duration in Nepal but they never ask that insurance will cover evacuation from the mountain or not, so we suggest you buy insurance which will cover until 5500 meters high if you are heading to Everest Region. If you don’t have any idea then contact us for insurance info we will help you straight away.

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