14 Days Everest Base Camp trek is way one can trek up to the foothill of Everest in the shortest way possible. This trek leads you through the beautiful Khumbu region all the way to the foothill of the highest mountain in the world. Having many of the high snowcapped mountains (elevation more than 7000 m), beautiful glaciers, icefalls, lakes, moraine valleys, oak, pine and rhododendron forest and rivers, Khumbu region is the paradise for adventurous trekking. Everest region trekking provides you with the most amazing up-close view of the highest mountain in the world and many other peaks such as Mt Amadablam, Mt Cho Oyu, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, etc. The view of sunrise from Kalapatthar is one of the most beautiful experiences of Everest Base Camp trekking journey.
Starting from Kathmandu, a scenic flight takes you to Lukla. The trek leads you through a beautiful valley of Dudh Koshi river covered in Pine and Oak forests. This trek is a wonderful opportunity to explore Sagarmatha National Park, which is one of the UNESCO world heritage sites. This park is home of many rare floras and faunas such as Lesser Panda, Himalayan Thar, Himalayan Monal, Musk deer, etc.
Apart from that, Everest Base Camp 14 days trek package lets you explore the Sherpa People, their culture and tradition who reside in the Khumbu region. Staying in tea houses is an amazing experience one can have by living a minimalistic life and learning about Sherpa traditions and lifestyle. Many of the famous Buddhist monasteries, Kanis, and Gompas lie along the way. Tengboche monastery is one of the biggest monasteries in the Everest Region and is also a viewpoint to get picturesque views of the Himalayas in this region.
Lhotse and Nuptse can be seen standing in front reaching Everest Base Camp but Everest seems like peeking behind these two giants. So, this trek has included a hike to Kalapatthar. Kalapatthar is the best viewpoint to get a closeup view of Everest. Mountains look majestic during sunrises and sunsets, so an early morning hike to Kalapatthar chasing the sunrise is also one of the major attraction of this trek. Completing this trek by tackling the difficulty of trekking in freezing temperature and low levels of Oxygen several hours a day for 14 days is worth everything as it can be one of the best experiences one can have in life.
Everest Base Camp 14 days trek Itinerary is designed in such a way that you don't miss out on any experience Khumbu region has to offer. We use different trail while returning back, that gives you the chance to explore this heavenly place from different perspectives. Our experienced guides and assistants will make sure that you have the best trekking journey possible.
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EVEREST BASE CAMP 14 DAYS TREK HIGHLIGHTS
- Trek to the base camp of the highest mountain in the world
- Use of the different trekking route while returning letting you explore more.
- Flexible guide with profound knowledge of the field.
- Flexible and easy-going working staffs
- flexible refund policy ( Read our terms and condition)
- Easy and secure online payment
- Recommended Accommodation in Kathmandu and best available lodge during the trek
- Trip Successful certificate after the trip completion.
- Experienced trip organizer, who has been to Everest base camp trek for more than a decade.
- Explore the hidden treasure like Monastery, Stupa, seasonal festival, interaction with monks in Tengboche Monastery
- Acclimatization days to prevent from AMS to make a successful trip
What to Expect:
1. Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla
Exploration of the Khumbu region starts from Lukla. To get to Lukla, the only convenient way is a plane flight from Kathmandu. In this 35 minutes of Domestic flight, you will catch wonderful bird’s eye view of the landscapes covered with green forests, cascades, rivers and snow-capped mountains. When you approach Lukla, you can see the picturesque view of Sherpa settlements with the Himalayas in the backdrop. However, the flight may get delayed due to bad weather, as the weather conditions in the Himalayas are unpredictable. So we recommend you to be prepared for that situation.
2. Food and accommodation
When you are in Kathmandu, you will stay at a 3-starred hotel. They provide you with breakfast. Other meals in the city are not included in the package because we let you explore a variety of dishes available in Kathmandu.
During your Khumbu region trekking journey, you will stay in the tea houses run by local Sherpas. As the Everest region lacks road access, the tea houses lack the luxurious treat. However, they will provide you with minimalistic services and healthy available food items. Wii is also available on demand. Heaters are also available in dining halls of teahouses. Foods such as fried rice, pasta, noodles, soup, Dal Bhat, eggs, potatoes vegetables, etc. Along the way, you might encounter Yak cheese factories as well.
3. The sherpas, tradition and culture
Sherpas are the gems of the Himalayas. Ever since the starting of your journey from Lukla, you will pass through many Sherpa villages during your Everest Base Camp trekking journey. They are known for their bravery, loyalty, and mountaineering skills. Their culture is heavily influenced by Tibetan Buddhism. Their tradition is rich in many cultural festivals and rituals. You will get plenty of opportunities to explore their lifestyle during your Everest Base Camp Trekking staying at tea houses owned by Sherpas. Our guides and Sherpa assistants will help you dive more into their stories. During your stay in teahouses, you will also get to know more about their unique lifestyle.
4. Sagarmatha National Park
Sagarmatha National Park is the home of Highest mountain of the world and many other high elevated mountains (elevation more than 7000 m). It is also listed as one of the world heritage sites. Snow-capped mountains, deep valleys, Gokyo lake system and 3 high passes are major attractions of the Park. You will be spending most of the time of your trekking journey here. As the park is home of the many rare floras and faunas such as snow leopards, lesser panda, Himalayan Thar, black bear, etc. This place is a great place for wildlife exploration. The lower part is covered with rhododendron, oak and pine forests. Some picturesque village of Sherpas with crop farms can be seen. This park is a wonderful place to enjoy the Himalayas at its best.
5. Everest Base Camp And Kala Patthar
Everest Base Camp is the destination of our 14 days trekking journey. You will catch a wonderful view of Khumbu glacier, and the peaks Lhotse and Nuptse from the closest. However, you will not get the satisfying view of Mt. Everest itself as it is hidden behind the Mt. Lhotse and Nuptse. Kalapathar is the best vantage point to have the grand view of Everest. Kalapatthar is the highest elevation you will be achieving. The sunrise view from Kalapaththar over the mountains is the best view of the whole journey. Apart from the up-close view of Everest, you will get the view of other adjacent peaks Khumbu icefall, etc.
6. Glorious views of Himalayas and Landscapes
During our 14 days Everest Base Camp Trekking, you will get a plethora of glorious views of snow-capped mountains and landscapes covered in greeneries. Your trekking starts from Lukla. You will walk along the Dudhkoshi river valley. The mountains such as Everest, Cho Oyu, Ama Dablam, etc can be seen in the backdrop. They get closer and look more amazing the more you walk towards them. The mesmerizing view of sunrise and sunset over the Himalayas are awe-inspiring. You will be rewarded with the most amazing picturesque views of landscapes at every step.