Everest Base Camp (5364m) is among Nepal’s most popular trekking destinations. Among the numerous itineraries in the region, the Everest Base Camp Trek 11 Days is quite popular among trekkers. The beautiful trails of this trek provide travelers with the best adventure of their lifetime.
The stunning Himalayan landscapes from various viewpoints along the trail make this trek quite appealing. Moreover, natural diversities include green hills, alpine forests, glaciers, lakes, rivers, etc. You will pass through the landscapes of Sagarmatha National Park as well.
Moreover, this trekking route is an exciting adventure in the beautiful Solukhumbu district. The Himalayan region has many challenging terrains that are tough even for professionals. The immense flora and fauna of the area are pretty diverse.
Besides that, you will also get to explore the region’s cultural settlements. The Sherpa community is in the majority, and you can observe their beautiful settlements. There are various other communities, including Bhotia, Gurung, Tamang, etc.
Since the people in the region mostly follow Buddhism, you can find numerous Buddhist heritages in the area. These include monasteries, gompas, prayer flags, chortens, stone inscriptions, etc. Trekkers will pass through the enchanting territories with immense cultural heritage.
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Highlights in the Trip
- Incredible views of the Himalayas, including Mount Everest (8848.86m), Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Mt. Nuptse, and others.
- Observing flora and fauna of the region
- Diverse wildlife in the area includes snow leopards, red pandas, Himalayan Tahr, black bears, etc
- Traversing through the Sagarmatha National Park
- Cultural exploration of the Sherpa community
- Exploring the religious heritage of the area, including the Tengboche monastery
- Staying in the tea houses and experiencing their warm hospitality.
The trek’s route starts as you take the mountain flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. The beautiful mountain flight provides scenic views of the entire Khumbu region. There are various routes that you will trek after you arrive at Lukla. The beautiful terrain then takes you to Phakding from Lukla.
Trekkers will pass through the local settlements to arrive at the hub of Namche. In Namche, you can acclimatize and explore the region’s beautiful landscapes. After exploring the beautiful terrains in settlement of Namche, you will then trek further.
From Namche, you will pass through the beautiful terrains of Tengboche. There you can observe the important religious site of the Tengboche monastery. You can join the local monks and nuns in the morning and evening prayers. Then you can proceed to your next destination in the Everest base camp trek, which is Dingboche.
You can acclimatize at Dingboche for the second time in the trek and explore the area. You can proceed to Gorak Shep, an original base camp for Mount Everest. Gorakshep leads you to the ultimate destination of Everest Base Camp. There you can observe the silver Himalayas all around.
You can also observe climbers’ tents on an expedition to Mount Everest. There you can click pictures and then descend to Gorakshep. You will again trek to the high altitude region of Kalapathar. This viewpoint allows you to observe the entire landscape of the area. You can also watch the spectacular views of Mount Everest.
You will then proceed to Pheriche on a descending trail. From there, you will further descend to Namche Bazaar. After exploring the beautiful landscapes, you will descend and arrive in Lukla. From Lukla, you will take a scenic mountain flight to Kathmandu. Mount Everest Base Camp Trek 11 days comes to an end in Kathmandu.