The Northern Himalayan range Everest Base Camp Trek has often been worded as one of the best long-distance treks in the world. Mass tourism is threatening its authenticity and it’s
paid as a popular trek. Mount Everest the world’s highest peak. It’s about 15 day’s trip. Reaching Everest Base Camp 5,364m. Kala Patthar 5,550m. and a maximum altitude of sleeping 5,200m at
Gorakshep. Everest Base Camp Trek distance from Lukla to Lukla 130km long – 65km each way. And the flight from Kathmandu to Lukla about 46 minutes each way.
Accommodation & Food at Everest Base Camp Trek
During Everest Base Camp Trek we stay at the tea house. Tea house trek basically means a small hotel or guest house with a cozy room and outside bathroom and shower. Established along the
trekking route that provides room and food. Most of these established local family owned and home-cooked meals are served as well as different types of food. They make European, western
food also but it’s a bit different taste.
Short Itinerary of Everest Base Camp Trek
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu transfer to hotel Preparation for trekking and overnight in Kathmandu. (1,400m)
Day 02: Kathmandu to Lukla (2840m) by flight 50 minute, breakfast in Lukla after breakfast trek to Phakding (2,610m)
Day 03: Trek Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m)
Day 04: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar: Rest, chilling, exploration, hiking Everest view hotel, and enjoying the Himalayas view.
Day 05: Trek Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,868m)
Day 06: Trek Tengboche to Dingboche (4,410m)
Day 07: Acclimatization day at Dingboche.
Day 08: Trek Dingboche to Lobuche (4,910m)
Day 09: Trek Lobuche to Gorakshep (5,200m) to Everest Base Camp (5,364.m) and overnight in Gorakshep.
Day 10: Early morning hike up to Kalapathar (5,550m) to see the sunrise view and mountain range including Mt Everest. and back to Gorakshep breakfast and trek to Pheriche (4,240m)
Day 11: Trek Pheriche to Tengboche (3,868m)
Day 12: Trek Tengboche to Namche Bazaar (3,440m)
Day 13: Trek Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,840m)
Day 14: Morning flight back to Kathmandu (1,400m) from Lukla.
Day 15: Departure to the international airport or if you have a few days extra in Kathmandu you can chill, shopping, sightseeing, etc.
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Mountain Sickness and Prevention
Mountain Altitude Sickness can affect anyone above 3000 meters. Altitude Sickness affects people regardless of sex, age, and fitness. If you are showing signs of mountain altitude sickness
your safety is our first priority and we will facilitate you getting down as fast as possible. We suggest prior to trekking to ensure you are in good health and have consulted with your GP.
It is recommended prior to departing walking training is done so you have the most enjoyable time whilst trekking. Please don’t hesitate to ask more.
Acute Mountain Sickness!
Many people suffer from mild symptoms of AMS (ACCUTE MOUNTAIN SICKNESS)
A light headache, loss of appetite, and disturbed sleep may occur when suffering from AMS. If you experience any of these symptoms do not continue to ascend. Instead, stay where you are or
go down to acclimatize.
Hace – High Altitude Cerebral Edema (swelling of the brain)
Hape – High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (fluids in the lungs)
Persistent severe headache, difficulty breathing, confused thinking, loss of appetite, rapid breathing or breathlessness at rest, vomiting, coughing up pink, brown or white sputum, sound
of liquid in the lungs, blueness of face and lips, severe lethargy (not wanting to do anything), persistent bubbling cough, or persistently increased heart rate (110 per minute) Prevention:- Drink plenty of water (not the alcoholic beverage) and eat fruit – especially when crossing high pass.