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10 Days Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary

The world’s most popular trekking destination Mt Everest base camp trek is the dreamland for the adventure lover. Each year thousands of tourists came to visit. If you want to make it lifetime experience 10 days Everest base camp trek itinerary will fulfill your amazing destination.

THE Everest region has various trekking routes for the adventure to explore the Himalayan range with the landscape.

If you don’t have sufficient time to visit Everest base camp classic routes or 16 days Everest base camp trek, it will be very suitable for you.

This Everest base camp trek itinerary is the short version of the trek.

Everest base camp trek is the world’s highest trekking trail in Nepal. Since the successful expedition by the Edmund Hilary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and then open the trekking trail in Mount Everest for the trekkers.

 

Besides, the Trekking trail offers beautiful surroundings, a wide variety of flora and fauna on display and explore Everest base camp with snow-capped mountains. You will enjoy the breathtaking beauty of the Khumbu region Everest base camp trek.

Also, you will have an opportunity to experience the Sherpa culture and tradition along the trail. One the trail, you will enjoy the Buddhist Monastery tradition and ancient beauty of the art.

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10 Days Everest Base Camp Trek Highlights

Best Season for the 10 Days Everest Base Camp Trek

Itinerary of the trek

Detail itinerary

Conclusion

10 days Everest base camp trek itinerary doesn’t include the acclimatization and free days for the Kathmandu. If you are physically fit and strong it doesn’t need to acclimatization for the altitude trek.

Yet, you will enjoy and make it a memorable journey within a short and sweet trekking itinerary.

If you don’t have sufficient time in Nepal and you have a dream to take part in Everest base camp trek. Also, we can provide 8 days Everest base camp trek with a return flight helicopter or one day Mountain helicopter tour. It will be your lifetime adventure in your memory.

The trek starts from the scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Then you will across the diverse landscape of the Everest region and arrived at Everest base camp (5345m) and Kalapather (5555m).  This is the highest point of trekking, where you will explore the giant mountain peak in your surroundings.

If you are looking at alternatives to Everest base camp. Here we have the best attraction of the Everest region trek.

Classic Jiri to Everest base camp trek

Gokyo valley trek

Three pass trek

Everest view trek

However, 10 days Everest base camp trek itinerary provides the stunning exploration within a short period of most popular views of Glacier with mountain peaks.

 

10 Days Everest Base Camp Trek Highlights

  • Explore Sherpa villages along with the trekking and their lifestyle
  • Picturesque mountain flight drop to the Himalayan Khumbu region.
  • You will experience the Buddhist prayer flags covering the Mani walls and ancient Buddhist monasteries.
  • Visit Sagarmatha national park, where you will find the diversity of flora and fauna. You will find the witness of rare wildlife like Red Panda, Snow Leopard alongside typical ones like Musk Deer and Himalayan Monal.
  • Get the close and stunning views of Mt Everest, Choyou, Lothses, Nuptse, Amadablem, and massive snow peaks.
  • Enjoy with the walking between the green lush forests of alpine region with a diverse landscape

 

Best Season for the 10 Days Everest Base Camp Trek

An incredible adventure Everest base camp trek can be done throughout the year.  If you are physically and mentally encouragement and determination as per the trekking grade and seasonal demands. It can be a fairy and steadily accomplish and victory over the Everest base camp trek choose the best trekking season in Nepal.

Besides, spring (March-May) and autumn (September-November) is the ideal trekking season in Nepal. During the season mostly weather and temperature became a favor and stable for the perfect views of nature and Himalayan peaks.

Autumn;

Autumn begins from the post-monsoon season, when most of the days clear and bright because of the dust-free surrounding environment. Even in higher elevation trek temperature getting mild and pleasant to walk. It looks clear and warm weather became easier to walk. This season weather neither too cold nor too hot. During the time in Nepal celebrate the festival to understand our culture and ancient tradition.

Spring:

March to May fall under the spring season in Nepal. Spring season weather also warmer and pleasant to walk during day time. This is the second ideal season trekking in Nepal. During the season blooming the wildflower and Rhododendron along the trail. It became an amazing journey through the clear visibility weather and climate. Very less chance to face difficulty during the best season trek in Everest base camp trek.

Summer (Monsoon) and winter:

is the off-season trek in Nepal. Summer is the heavy rainfall in Nepal. And hard to walk because of the muddy and sleepy along the trekking trail. Also, we could not get good views of nature and Himalayan views. Winter is the colder season, so hard to walk in higher elevation because of the coldness. Yet also heavy snowfall became a challenge to walk in higher altitude. Thus, you have a proper arrangement of the trekking gears during off-season otherwise hard to make it your journey memorable.

 

Itinerary of the Trek

Day 01: Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2,610 m), 3-4 hours

Day 02: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,445 m), 5-6 hours

Day 03: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,860 m), 5 hours

Day 04: Trek to Dingboche (4,360 m), 4-5hours

Day 05: Trek to Lobuche (4,930 m), 5 hours

Day 06: Trek to Gorak Shep (5,160 m) and Everest Base Camp, 5-6 hours

Day 07: Trek to Kala Pathar (5,545 m) and back to Pheriche (4,280 m), 6-7 hours

Day 08: Trek to Namche Bazaar, 6 hours

Day 09: Trek back to Lukla, 5-6 hours

Day 10: Fly to Kathmandu from Lukla

 

Detail Itinerary

 

Day 01: Kathmandu to Lukla flight and Trek to Phakding

Altitude: 2,610 m

Trekking hours: 3-4 hours

Accommodation: Teahouse

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

One the first day, you will have an early in the morning scenic mountain flight take to the Lukla from Kathmandu. If good weather, you will be amazed by the beautiful nature with stunning mountain views in your surroundings.

After a short flight, you will be heading towards Phakding flowing Dudh Koshi River, Sherpa villages and suspension bridges. Along the trail, you will see Mani walls, Chorten, and prayer flags.

Plus, the trekking offers majestic and alluring views of mountains and beautiful landscape than finally arrived at Phakding.

 

Day 02: Phakding to Namche Bazaar

Altitude: 3,440 m

Trekking hours: 5-6 hours walk

Accommodation: Teahouse

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

After having breakfast head off from Phakding across the green hill by flowing the Dhudh Khushi River. Then you will go through the rhododendron, giant fir, Himalayan pine and cedar forest viewing first beautiful mountain of Kusum kangaroo and Thamserku.

Also, you will across the many more suspension bridge. But while approaching the Namche Bazar you will cross the Hillary suspension bridge and climbing hills through the Rhododendron forest, you had the first glimmer of MT Everest.

You will arrive at Namche after the long hour walk. You will enjoy the breathtaking mountain views of your surroundings. You will forget all the tiredness during travel.

 

Day 03: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche

Altitude: 3,860 m

Trekking hours: 5 hours walk

Accommodation: Teahouse

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Today’s trekking trail leads you through the Sagarmatha national park. After walking few steps of the Namche village trekking trail mainly leads you through the gradual way, where you will have an amazing view of Thamserku, Kantega, and Kusum Kangrum, Amadoblum, Lhotse, Everest, and massif Himalayas.

Then you will flow the downhill until crossing the Bridge of Punki Tenga village, where you have lunch. Here you trekking trail descent through the rhododendron forest until Tengboche.

Tengboche is a famous place for the biggest Buddhist ancient monastery. Plus, you had an amazing view of the Everest mountain range.

 

Day 04: Trek to Dingboche

Altitude: 4,360 m

Trekking hours: 5 hours walk

Accommodation: Teahouse

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Trekking trail leads you through the downhill of the rhododendron forest until crossing the suspension bridge and gradually way to Khumbu valley trek. Claiming some Mani wall and arrived at Pangboche village.

Also, you will enjoy the mountain views in your surroundings and ascending the trail crossing the Shomare and Orsho villages and reached Dingboche.

Dingboche is the beautiful settlement of Yak gazing. On the way to trek, you will see the yak gazing slop of meadows. Here you will have a sunrise and sunset views on top of Lhotse, Amadablam, and Taboche Himalayan peaks.

 

Day 05: Trek to Lobuche

Altitude: 4,930 m

Trekking hours: 5 hours walk

Accommodation: Teahouse

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

The trekking trail leads you through upward climbing via you will walk through the grassland.

You will arrive at Thukla after passing the bridge and then some steeps hike heading towards Lobuche. Along the trail, you will enjoy the colorful prayer flags, Khagan Chorten, and a cemetery ground with hundreds of cairn memorials for those who died on the mountain.

However, Lobuche offers stunning views of the mountain range. Also, there is a high altitude research center, which helps you with the emergency for rescue communication.

 

Day 06: Trek to Gorak Shep (5,160 m) and Everest Base Camp

Altitude: 5,345m

Trekking hours: 5-6 hours walk

Accommodation: Teahouse

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Today is your final dream destination walking with the excitement through the Khumbu glacier and exotic Himalayan range views along the trail.

The trekking trail smoothly ups and downhill until Gorak Shep. After having breakfast heading towards our destination. You will arrive at Gorak Shep and leave your stuff in your hotel and heading Everest base camp, the main attraction of the trek.

From the Everest base camp, you had breathtaking views of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Pumori, Khumbutse, Lingtren, and many more peaks. You will enjoy walking through the big glacier with the outstanding beauty of the alpine zone.

 

Day 07: Trek to Kala Pathar and back to Pheriche (4,280 m)

Altitude: 5,545m

Trekking hours: 5-6 hours walk

Accommodation: Teahouse

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Early morning wakeup and heading towards Kala Pathar. You had an amazing sunrise view from Kala Pathar. Here you can see the 360 panoramic views of Mt Everest, Chyou, Lothse, Nuptse and massif with Khumbu glacier. You can’t imagine such breathtaking close views of the Everest region.

After spending a few minutes exploring Kala Pathar, you will back to the Gorekshep. Then heading back to the Pheriche having a backdrop views of your outstanding beauty of nature.

 

Day 08: Trek to Namche Bazaar, 6 hours

Altitude: 3,435m

Trekking hours: 5-6 hours walk

Accommodation: Teahouse

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

After having breakfast all the way back to the downhill crossing the Sherpa village with a bank of Dudh Kosi River.

Plus, again you will cross the rhododendron and pine forest with crossing the suspension bridge all the way back. Also, you will enjoy the stunning views of mountains and natural landscapes. The trekking trail across the Mani wall, Chorten, Stupas covering the player flag, which gives the beauty of nature. Finally, you will be reached at Namche Bazar.

 

Day 09: Trek back to Lukla, 5-6 hours

Altitude: 2,840m

Trekking hours: 5-6 hours walk

Accommodation: Teahouse

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

The trekking trail descending from the Namche across the Rhododendron forest to Jorssale. Then trek contentious to flow the Dudh Koshi River, Sherpa villages, green hills with beautiful surroundings.

After a few hour treks, you will arrive at Lukla. This is the last day night, you can be celebrated and cherish your adventurous journey.

 

Day 10: Fly to Kathmandu from Lukla-45 minute

Altitude: 1,340m

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast

Finally, you will complete the adventurous journey and early morning scenic flight back to Kathmandu. Last time you will enjoy the Ariel views of Himalayan range from the flight. Then you will drop at the hotel from the domestic airport. Rest of the day chill out and explore touristic place Thamel.

Note: above mentation itinerary and trekking hour’s approximately rough guide for the trekkers.

We could not predict easily weather condition of high altitude trek. Sometime Kathmandu to Lukla both way flight can be canceled or delayed because of the worse condition of weather. So you have to make a planned couple of extra days for the Everest base camp trek. However, it doesn’t happen during the best season, you have to plan as per the peak season.

 

Conclusion

10 days Everest base camp trek itinerary embark the legendary trekking trail provides the fantastic beauty of nature and snow-capped mountains. Within a short period, you will experience the alpine diversity of flora and fauna in the Sagarmatha national park. Also, you had an opportunity to experience Sherpa Buddhist culture and tradition.

We hope this will be very useful information for the trek. Our company provides customized your trip as per your time frame and interest.

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Namaste from the Lap of Himalayan country Nepal!!

 

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