The Everest region is known for hosting many popular trekking destinations in Nepal. Among them, Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the most visited routes of this region.
Everest Base Camp lies in the Solukhumbu district of the Sagarmatha Zone. Many trekkers visit this region every year to trek in the routes of Everest Base Camp.
Our 10 days Everest Base Camp Trek takes you on an amazing journey in the great Himalayas. You will be reaching the base of the world’s highest mountain on this trek.
As you will be passing through the Sagarmatha National Park permits are compulsory. This park is home to many rare animals and plants. You might even spot some of them during your hike.
Trekking through lush green forests while viewing the mesmerizing landscapes and mountains. Exploring the beautiful Khumbu region and visiting ancient monasteries. These are some of the attractions of this trek.
You get to experience and learn more about the cultures and traditions of the mountain people. The majority of people living in these areas are from the Sherpa community.
This trek is a short version made suitable for people with limited time. Thus there is no acclimatization held in places. The highest point of this trek is Kala Patthar at an altitude of 5555 m.
Note: Our 10 days Everest Base Camp Trek itinerary does not have acclimatization. So, there are high chances of suffering from altitude sickness. Thus it is only recommended for trekkers who have trekking experience in high altitude. Otherwise, It might be risky and reach the condition of an emergency evacuation due to AMS.
Highlights of 10 Days Everest Base Camp Trek
- Visit the Base Camp of the world’s highest mountain Mt. Everest
- Reach Kala Patthar- the highest point of this trek
- Outstanding view of sunrise from Kala Patthar
- Explore the beautiful Solukhumbu district
- Walkthrough enchanting forests home for many species of plant and animals
- Majestic view of several mountain peaks
When is the Best Time To Visit?
There are four seasons in Nepal: Spring, Monsoon, Autumn, and Winter. You can choose any season to visit Everest Base Camp. Trekking on these routes is suitable throughout the year.
However, trekkers consider Spring and Autumn the best time to visit Everest Base Camp Trek. These two seasons is the peak time of the year when the beauty of nature is at its best. It is colorful and lively throughout the region. The weather and temperature are also favorable for trekking.
On the other hand, Monsoon and Winter are the off-season time for Everest Base Camp Trek. The weather conditions are not very favorable during these seasons. Thus the routes are less-visited by trekkers this time of the year. Traveling during this time is thrilling and challenging but perfect for peace lovers.
How Difficulty is 10 Days Everest Trek?
Trekking at high altitude is never an easy task. You will have to face many common difficulties on the way to your destination. Some of them are altitude sickness, duration, and many more.
When trekking to high places the air is thin causing breathing difficulty to the trekkers. Not ever travelers suffer from altitude sickness but it is quite common. So you don’t need to panic.
Also, you need to be physically and mentally fit to complete the trek. You will be walking for about 5 to 6 hours a day. So having huge stamina is very necessary for this trek.
If you are traveling during peak seasons finding a proper room can be harsh which is another difficulty. You will have no privacy as you will meet many fellow companions in the trails.