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Everest Base Camp Trek Difficulty

Published Date: 2020-07-10

If you are speculating to explore world highest peak in Nepal and enthusiastic to take a closer look at Buddhist Monasteries, ethnic Sherpa settlements with their unique cultures and traditions, and stunning Himalayan vista on an epic trail to the Everest Base Camp, then do come with Dream Himalaya Adventures, which will make your dream come true. By following the footsteps of our ancestor Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, trekkers will get a golden opportunity to experience astounding mountain views and explore Sagarmatha National Park with getting glimpses of the world-famous mountain climbers Sherpas life on the way is really awe-inspiring.  With the proper guidance of Sherpa people, you will get chances to explore renowned viewpoint called Kalapathar and admire breathtaking views of the Mount Everest, Ama Dablam (6812m), Thamserku (6623m),  Nuptse (7861m), Cho Oyu (8188m), Lhotse (8516m), Imja Tse/Island Peak (6160m), and its vicinity. The trekking trail of Everest Base Camp is overloaded with the picturesque views of Himalayan peaks, magnificent glaciers, century world Buddhist monasteries, green farmlands, white rivers, and awesome Sherpa villages. As you trek with the accompany of superb Himalaya and reach Sagarmatha National Park, where you will get chances to encounter with the rare and endanger flora and fauna. The Everest Base Camp trek is the only option for you to experience needed thrill and adventure in the Everest region of Nepal
EBC trek Difficulties
Generally, Everest Base Camp trek is considered as a long trekking route with the highest altitude even though, it doesn’t require technical expertise or mountaineering skills. People of all ages, sizes, shapes, and gender can easily complete the EBC trek. One of the most off-putting aspects of the Everest Base Camp trek is its duration, either you make it short trek or long around 12 to 14 days package. If you could manage proper days for acclimatization and trekking pace, then it will be easier to accomplish its summit with some basic fitness. Every year around 30000 people make Everest Base Camp trek as their trekking destination for a stunning glimpse of the tallest mountain in the world. Despite being non-technical, there are still some considerations that need to be taken into account before heading toward Everest Base Camp trek in Nepal.

Many trekkers find out major difficult for EBC trek is its length where trekkers have to trek around 130km round trip which seems quite long. Next one is its altitude, which is one of the most challenging aspects of the Everest Base Camp trek for trekkers. The trekking trail begins from Lukla, the gateway to Everest Base Camp with its 3,000-meter height and continue up and reach at 5,400 meters at the highest point called Kala Pathar.  Due to its highest altitude, many trekkers face altitude sickness and other related illness. If trekkers are a novice and they may need some training to get familiar with the technical skills and trekking equipment. Proper guidance and customizable trekking package may erase your difficulties during trekking EBC in Nepal.     
When to go?
Although all around the year is the best time to explore any corner of Nepal, some trekkers prefer to make vacation trip and explore Everest Base Camp Trek in the Spring and Autumn seasons. These two seasons are considered as an ideal season to make the trek around 6 to 7 hours per day and have a close and clear view of the alluring Mountains and its surrounding. In these seasons both the weather and temperature are fine to make the journey to Everest Base Camp in Nepal. Temperature is moderate and the weather is also clear. The surrounding will be encumbered with the multi-color blooming flowers with green plants, which will add more excitement to accomplish the summit.
The trekking trails of EBC!
The Everest Base Camp trek begins with the exploration of major UNESCO World Heritage site of Kathmandu, the cultural epicenter of Nepal, which includes Pashupatinath Temple, Swyambhunath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, and Royal Kathmandu Durbar Square. We will be astounded to expose rugged Nepal’s cultural and architectural dexterity and visit revered Hindu and Buddhist temples along with old regal palaces. Then after trekkers will get an amazing opportunity to enjoy the changing terrains and towering green mountains with the thrilling flight for Lukla from Kathmandu. Lukla, the trekking point, where you can introduce with the other crew members and begins official trekking onwards to Everest through following several settlements. By following several ups and down the trail with amazing views you will reach to summit of Mount Everest Base Camp and admire its beauty. After exploration, you will be returned back to Kathmandu by following a familiar route with the same picturesque.
Short Itinerary
Day1: Arrival in Kathmandu Airport - (1360m.)
Day2: Kathmandu Valley sightseeing
Day3: Flight to Lukla and trek to Phakding - (2,652m) 3/4 hrs walk
Day4: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar - (3,440m) 6 hrs walk
Day5: Acclimatization in Namche Bazaar - (3440m)
Day6: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche - (3,860m) 5 hrs walk
Day7: Trek from Tengboche to Pheriche - (4,410m) 5 hrs walk
Day8: A day to rest and chill out - (4,410m)
Day9: Trek to Lobuche - (4,910m) 5 hrs walk
Day10: Trek to Everest Base Camp and back to Gorakshep for the night - (5400m) 8 hrs walk
Day11: Trek to Pheriche. via Kala Patthar - (4210m) 7 hrs walk
Day12: Trek back to Namche - (3440m) 6 hrs walk
Day13: Trek to Lukla - (2800m) 7 hrs walk
Day14: Flight back to Kathmandu
Day15: Departure to your destination
Trek Highlights
  • Lifetime adventurous hiking experiences towards Mount Everest.
  • Superb views of world highest peak {Mt. Everest} Amadablam, Makalu, Nuptse, Thamserku, Lhotse, and Khumbu icefall.
  • Explore Sherpa settlement region
  • Walk around the Mount Everest Base camp.
  • Incredible Himalayas flight experience to the Everest region.
  • Tengboche monastery which is 17th century oldest monastery.
  • Sightseeing tour in historical UNESCO world cultural heritage sites of Kathmandu Valley.


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