16 Days Everest Base Camp Trek displaying an incredible array of the Himalayas, the 16 Days Everest Base Camp Trek is full of natural wonders. Along with the Dudh Koshi River and Khumbu Glacier, the trails stretch through numerous Sherpa villages. From Mt. Everest (8848m) to Ama Dablam (6856m), and Kongde (6187m), the Himalayas define the beauty of the trek. All in all, the trek is one of the trips that offers both the natural and cultural richness of Nepal.
16 days Everest Base Camp Trek Highlights:
Adventurous trails through the Sagarmatha National Park
Experience the ancient history and culture of the Sherpa communities
Enjoy the views of Khumbu Glacier and Icefall from the Everest Base Camp
Relish Himalayan sunrise in the company of the mountains in the Everest ranges
Fly to one of the most dangerous airports in the world at Lukla.
Level of Difficulty: Moderate
Duration of Trek: 13 days
Max Altitude: 5545 m
Ethnic People: Sherpa
Transportation: Flight/Private Vehicle Car/ Van/ Hice
16 Days Everest Base Camp Trek
Firstly, the trip begins with your arrival in Nepal at the Tribhuvan International Airport. Then, a scenic flight to Lukla takes you to the Himalayan Khumbu region. A short trek along the Dudh Koshi River takes you to Phakding before setting off to Namche Bazaar. Here, you can explore the rich Sherpa heritage along with surreal views of the Kongde and Thamserku ranges. As you resume the trek, you head to the Tengboche village. Further, you hug the trail alongside the Imja River to reach Dingboche. Here, you hike to local Nagarjun hill and enjoy the views of the surrounding Himalayas.
As the trek begins to enter the final leg of the trip, you begin to head north towards Thukla village. Following the ascending trail, you trek to Lobuche village and trek to the top of the Lobuche Pass. Then, you trek along the Khumbu Glacier to reach Gorakshep. From here, you continue to the Everest Base Camp as you relish the views of the Mt. Everest (8848m). Next, you hike to the Kalapatthar viewpoint and enjoy the sunrise views over the Everest ranges. Now, you begin the return trip and descend along the Imja and Dudh Koshi rivers. Finally, a flight back to Kathmandu from Lukla concludes the trek.
The 16 days EBC trek has plenty of difficult sections. However, there is enough time to acclimatize also. Moreover, the trekkers should have a good physical condition to do the trek. Also, spring and autumn are the best time to do the trek. At Visit Himalaya Treks, we also provide the best facilities to our clients without compromising the quality of the trips. Also, we also offer 17 days Everest Base Camp Trek.
16 days Everest base Camp trek short Itinerary:
Day 01 – Arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport Kathmandu
Day 02 – Fly to Lukla and Trek to Phakding (2640m/8699ft) Walking Distance – 8 km, Duration: 3 hours
Day 03 – Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11283) Walking Distance – 10 to 12 km, Duration: 6 hours
Day 04 – Acclimatization Day – Hike to Everest View Hotel (3,962m/12995ft) Walking Distance – 3 to 4 km, Duration: 3 to 4 hours
Day 05 – Namche to Tengboche (3860m/12660ft) Walking Distance – 6 to 7 km, Duration: 5 hours
Day 06 – Tengboche to Dingboche (4410m/14464ft) Walking Distance – 11 to 12 km, Duration: 5 hours
Day 07 – Acclimatization Day- Hike to Nagarjun hill and return: Walking Distance – 5 to 6 km, Duration: 4 to 5 hours
Day 08 – Dingboche to Lobuche (4910m/16105ft) Walking Distance – 11 to 12 km, Duration: 5 hours
Day 09 – Lobuche to Gorakshep (5140m/16990ft) – Everest Base Camp (5364m/17594ft) and back to Gorakshep, Walking Distance – 14 to 15 km, Duration- 8 hours
Day 10 – Gorakshep – Kalapatthar (5545m/11283ft) then trek back to Lobuche (4910 meters/16105ft), 12-13 Km, 6 hours.
Day 11- Trek from Lobuche to Tengboche (4410m/14464ft), 5-6 Hrs hours
Day 12 – Trek Tengboche to Namche (3440m/11283), Duration- 4-5 hours
Day 13 – Namche to Lukla (2800m/9184ft) Walking Distance – 18 to 19 km, Duration – 7 hours
Day 14 – Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu
Day 15 – Reserve day in Kathmandu
Day 16 – Departure
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Service inclusion on trip cost;
01: Arrivals and departure transport by car (We will collect you from the Kathmandu
international airport) and transfer to Hotel.
02: Accommodation in Kathmandu before and after the trek with breakfast (1 night before and 2 nights after the trek)
03: Kathmandu Ramechhap & Ramechhap Kathmandu round fare land transport by private car.
04: Ramechhap – Lukla – Ramechhap round fares domestic flight.
05: Accommodation and all meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) while on the trek in normal teahouses.
06: Salary, insurance, food, accommodation for guides and porters.
05: 2 in sharing porter to carry your luggage on treks (Per person 12 to 15-kilogram luggage) each client.
06: National Park entry fee and Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) and Local government taxes.
08: Group First Aid Kit.
09: Government taxes and service charge.
Service inclusion on trip cost:
01: Nepal entry Visa Fees.
02: Personal Travel Insurance (Compulsory).
03: Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu, per meal USD 8 to 10 per person.
04: Personal expenses like beverages (mineral water, alcohol, and soft drinks), telephone bills, laundry, bar bills.
05: Personal tips guide, Porter and driver.
|Visit Himalaya Treks has always been keen on safety on the journey. We have prepared Trekking Equipment List which the trekkers will need during their trek in Nepal. The following list should help you with your packing. Generally, you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. The weight of your trek bag while trekking should be no more than 15 KG. You must bring the following items:|
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