Everest Base Camp Trek with overnight sleeping at EBC.
Travellers hike up to Kala Patthar for the ultimate view of Everest, Nuptse, and many peaks. After spending some time sightseeing, they return to Gorak Shep. And later, they hike down to Lobuche, Pheriche, and Namche. But have you ever wondered what it feels like to sleep ovenight at Everest Base Camp? Touring on Khumbu icefall and overnight at Everest Base Camp makes your trekking in the Himalayas a sublime experience.
Trekking to Everest Base Camp is the best way to explore the Himalayas. It lets you know that nature has many things to offer. The scenic Lukla, pristine Dudh Koshi river and several suspension bridges greet you as you enter the Everest region for this trek. The lush forests of oak, rhododendrons, and beautiful Namche Bazar makes the hike exciting as you start trekking. Further, the world's highest Everest, Ama Dablam, and Lhotse make sightseeing joyous. The alpine and rugged landscape of the Everest region is an aesthete to witness in this trek. The glacial lakes, icefalls, glaciers on the route make the day hike scenic all to the top. On top of that, the unmatched view from Kala Patthar makes this trip one of a kind.
On the 12th of April, 1953, a group called "Icefall Party" reached Everest Base Camp for the first time. Since then, both expedition and trekking have been prominent activities in the Everest region. The lack of proper equipment in the past prevented trekkers from sleeping overnight in the EBC. They had to hike to Gorak Shep to sleep overnight. Still, many trekkers follow the hike down to Gorak Shep. But, with the advanced trekking gears, tents, and oxygen supplements, it has been possible for trekkers to sleep overnight at Everest Base Camp.
Trekking up to Kala Patthar and hiking to the Everest Base Camp for sightseeing is incomplete without spending a night at base camp. Yes, sightseeing has already made the trip remarkable. But, sleeping at EBC is the icing on the cake to your memorable Everest trekking.
We will manage the overnight to be the best in accommodation and safety. Our chefs will prepare mouth-watering foods for you. To make you breathe comfortably, we'll arrange an oxygen supplement with a mask for each individual. If required, you'll get any form of first aid treatment. Also, to ensure a night of proper sleep, you'll get warm sleeping bags and blankets. Watching stars as you roll inside a warm tent while being on the lap of Everest is once in a lifetime experience. You'll fall asleep as you count the countless shooting stars in the sky. This moment will remain in you forever.
Before heading for the Everest Base Camp trek and sleeping overnight on it, you'll have your trek briefings in Kathmandu. For the rest of the day, you can spend the time sightseeing around UNESCO world heritage sites.
In the early morning the next day, you'll take a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. After landing at Lukla airport, you'll hike up to Phakding at 2,600 metres. As you hike up to Phakding, you'll start glimpsing mountains like Thamserku and Kusum Khangkaru from the trail.
You'll then stop at Namche Bazar for a day to acclimatise. From here, you'll hike to Tengboche, Deboche, and Dingboche. You'll spend a day acclimatising at Dingboche. Mountains like Nangkartshang, Pumori, Lhotse, Everest start appearing visible from here.
The trek to Lobuche, Gorak Shep, and ultimately to Kala Patthar marks the first half of the Everest trek. With sightseeing at Kala Patthar, you'll hike to Everest Base Camp, where you'll be sleeping overnight. Sleeping in the lap of mighty Everest, Lhotse, and Nuptse is what makes this day awe-inspiring.
After an overnight sleep at Everest Base Camp, you'll then start the descent and return to end the trek.
What makes sleeping at Everest Base Camp Overnight trek special?
After the sightseeing, travellers head back to Gorak Shep overnight. But, it's not as thrilling as sleeping in a tent at Everest Base Camp. Watching twinkling and shooting stars while curling inside a warm blanket is an unmatched experience. Also, the vibe of being around the mighty Everest and other peaks makes you calm. This fashion of Everest trek is popular among travellers.
Sleeping at Everest Base Camp Overnight Trek Highlights
Sleeping at Everest base camp is the dream of every adventure lover. How could not it be when you trek to Everest base camp for 2 weeks and return home without spending time at the lap of Mount Everest. So, we at Sublime Trails thought of bringing you Everest base camp with overnight sleep there at the tented camp.
- Sightseeing around the world's tallest Everest from a possible close range.
- If you cannot climb Mount Everest at least sleep at base camp for 1 night by avoiding lodge trek every day.
- Sleeping overnight at the Everest Base Camp, surrounded by the mighty mountains.
- Walk over the lush alpine forest and the alluring shore of Dudh Koshi River.
- Trekking on a trail traversed by the legendary climbers of Everest.
- Scenic flight to/from Lukla.
- Sightseeing around Kathmandu.
How safe is sleeping at Everest Base Camp Overnihgt trek?
Safety comes first when you are travelling over 5,000 metres. Further, while sleeping at Everest Base Camp, it has to be with utmost comfort and safety. To keep health safety in the first place, we will provide oxygen supplements with the mask to individuals. Our chefs will serve you quality food for an overnight sleep at EBC. Warm sleeping bags and blankets are also crucial to keep you warm all night. Not to worry, we will manage each item that keeps you warm and safe. Our seasoned guides with more than a decade of guiding experience will be there for your service.
Best time for sleeping at Everest Base Camp Overnight trek.
Spring and Autumn are the best time for sleeping at the Everest Base Camp trek. Also, in some months, the trekking to Everest is doable.
Spring months like March, April, and May are warm. The best weather in these months makes the sightseeing undisturbed. The day temperature of 9°C - 15°C makes the daytime hike comfortable. Also, the night temperature of -10°C would be bearable with warm jackets and proper sleeping bags.
In Autumn months like September, October, November, and December, the daytime temperature at Everest Base Camp average to 17°C. This warmer temperature makes daytime hikes a lot easier. Also, the nighttime temperature is not that cold in these months in the base camp. The average nighttime temperature at EBC falls to -6°C in October and -12°C in November.
As in Spring, the proper gear, down jackets, and warm sleeping bags let you curl comfortably.
Accommodation in sleeping at Everest Base Camp trek.
Throughout the Everest Base Camp overnight trek, you'll get tea house-based accommodation. Thus, you'll get quality food and sleep for the overnight stay. You can drink coffee in places like Namche Bazar. Also, you'll get a hot shower here. For the rest, you'll get protein and carbohydrate-rich breakfast, meals, and dinner.
But you'll stay in tents on the day at base camp overnight. It is what makes this trekking extra special. It makes the trekking experience enthralling.