For a trekker, the Himalayas are like a paradise, and the best trek in the Himalayas is the Everest Base Camp Trek. Walk through the chest of Himalayan meadows in a happy mood. You have to walk to enjoy the trek. No matter how strong you think your body is, remember that the Himalayas are billions of times stronger than you. So it is better not to exceed your capacity. Enthralled by the beauty of the journey at the beautiful village of Fortset which was built step by step.
● Day 1 – Kathmandu – (Air) – Lukla – (Trek) – Phakding (2652m):
A short but perfect flight. Far below is the red-blue village as pictured. Reach the Lukla Tenzing-Hillary Airstrip (2800m) to see the mesmerizing form of the dense green forests and the sun-kissed milky white Himalayas. To reach Phakding (2600 meters) by trekking for three to four hours from Lukla. The route will proceed through sweet Sherpa villages. The Dudh Koshi river and valley landscape will be seen on the way with unforgettable beauty.
On the way from Lukla to Phakding
● Second Day – Phakding to Namche Bazaar (Trek).
After a three-hour trek through several villages as in the picture, arrive at Jorsale village and have lunch. You have to cross five suspension bridges along the way. Trembling deep canyons and ridges accompany your journey. Kusum Kangru, Thamsarku and Kumbiela peaks will welcome you with awe.
Reached Namche Bazaar (3450 m) after trekking for seven hours from Phakding. You need to stay here for a day and a half to acclimate your body to the altitude and climate. On the path you are Mallory, Irvine, Hilary, Tenzing, Messner have walked on this path.
3rd day- In Namche Bazar today:
Today is your acclimatization day. Acclimatization walk for a couple of hours. Enjoy the splendor of Tushar Kirit Sringrajhi from up close. Work up a sweat by walking on the surrounding green hills. Photograph yaks with enthusiasm. Get a taste of Tibetan Buddhist culture scattered around Namche Bazaar. The last big market on this route is here.
● Fourth Day – Namche Bazaar to Khumjung (Trek):
A short and effortless trek of two to three hours from Namche Bazaar to Khumjung (3780m).
Scenic walk through the cloud valley. Khumjung is located at the foot of the holy mountain Khumbila. Arrive early, check out Yak Farm, Khumjung Monastery and of course the school founded by the legendary Sir Edmund Hillary. Khumjung Monastery has the skull of a mysterious yeti. You can choose whether or not to trust it.
● Day Five – Khumjung to Fortse (Trek):
Trek six hours to Forte village (3810m).
Because we will not take the crowded traditional route to Everest base camp. Instead we will take you through the unspoiled beauty of Gokyo Valley. The outstanding walking path will continue along the Mong-La vein. The brutal cold darkness of Gokyo Gorge will make your hair stand on end. If Barat is good, you will see Kasturi Mrigar.
Day 6 – Fortse to Dingboche (4360m) trek:
You should stay in Dingboche for one and a half days. Another famous village Pangboche will be on the trek route. After that you can proceed to Somere Village. Have lunch there. This trek route from Fortse to Dingboche is considered by offbeat trekkers as their paradise. A ifficult trek of six to seven hours. But the peace of the eyes cannot relieve muscle fatigue. If your eyes and ears are open, you can see musk deer, mountain goats and mountain pheasants. Today’s journey ends at Dingboche.
● Seventh Day – Today you will stay in Dingboche:
In the morning, acclimatization walk to Nagarjuna Hill like the second day of Namche Bazaar. Dingboche offers a 360-degree view of the majestic mountain peaks. Among them are Makalu, the fifth highest peak in the world and the mountaineer’s favorite Island Peak. Artist’s canvas of Imza Valley landscape in bird’s eye view.
Day 8 – Dingboche to Lobuche (Trek):
Today you have to trek for four to five hours. From Dingboche today you will go to Lobuche (4910m). You will gradually leave the tree-line and climb up.
Put yourself in ‘slow but steady’ mode. Today’s trek route also reaches Lobuch amidst picturesque scenery. You will arrive at Memorial Plateau.
Day 9 – Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5288m) in three hours or Everest Base Camp (5360m) in six hours:
After Lobuch, continue stumbling across the horizon-wide boulder sea. After a grueling but exhilarating three-hour trek, the former Everest Base Camp Gorakshep will be reached. This village is located in an unforgettable location. The village is surrounded by Pumori (7145 m), Lingtrain (6697 m), Nuptse (7745 m) and Sagarmatha aka Chomolangma aka Mount Everest (8848 m). Khumbu Icefall will be seen.
Day 10: Today is the day:
The day that will be written in golden letters in your life history. Get up in the morning. Trek a couple of hours from Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar, an ideal spot for a close-up view of Everest. Reach and climb up to the ten meter high rock block Kalapathar (altitude 5545 meters above sea level).
Day Eleven – Feriche to Tengboche (Trek):
Descend to Tengboche aka Thyangboche (3870m) in 5-6 hours from Feriche. Now you’re getting off. So less pressure. Get well soon. Tengboche has the largest cave in the Khumbu region. So Tengboche Monastery is a must see.
● Day 12 – Tengboche to Jorsale (2730m):
Take a leisurely six-seven hour descent from Tengboche to your familiar Jorsale village.
● Thirteenth Day-Jorsale to Lukla (2860m):
Go down to Lukla in four to five hours. No more walking from today. Relax at Lukla Hotel. Rehydrate the body by drinking plenty of water or fruit juice. Buy souvenirs from Lukla’s souvenir shop.
● Day 14
Say ‘Bye Bye Everest’ from Lukla and return to Kathmandu by plane.
Base camp, trek, Himalayas.