Have you ever dreamed of trekking to Everest base camp? Then this 14 days Everest base camp trek package is just what you need. It has the perfect itinerary; combines a preparation day in Kathmandu with two acclimatization days during the trek. You get plenty of time to soak in the breathtaking mountain landscapes and mingle with the locals. And on top of that, a very experienced guide will accompany you during the trek and introduce you to the Himalayas.
Mt. Everest (8,849 m) is the highest mountain in the world and is partially located in Nepal. The Everest Base Camp route from the Nepal side is famous for its adventurous trail that goes through lush rhododendron forests and beautiful villages. The Everest base camp trek offers a lifetime experience amidst towering mountains, legendary Sherpas, and rich flora & fauna.
Even though thousands of trekkers map the Everest base camp trekking route every year, the experience varies for each trekker, and this is what we love most about trek to Mount Everest base camp. This two weeks adventurous trek lets you rejuvenate and connect to your higher self. You get to relearn about simple living and go far away from the chaos of modern society.
The fresh air flowing from the mountains, the delicate aroma of the forests, the chirping of birds, and the soothing sounds of rivers along the trail make the journey incredible. Mountains like Everest (8,849 m), Lhotse (8,516 m), Makalu (8,463 m), Cho Oyu (8,188 m), Nuptse (7,861 m), Ama Dablam (6,812 m), Thamserku (6,608 m), Kangtega (6,782 m), Chamlang (7,319 m), Pumori (7,161 m), and many others decorate the trail. You get to see glaciers, waterfalls, verdant valleys, green pastures, barren hills, moraines, and frozen alpine lakes.
Talking about the journey, "the Everest base camp trek is more than reaching the lap of Mt. Everest. It is about the journey, the hurdles you overcome to reach this point, the lessons you learn, the intimate moments you had with locals, and above all, the way you push yourself regardless of all the odds."
Is this trip right for you?
To know whether the Everest base camp trek 14 days is the right package for you or not, ask yourself, can you walk 6 hours a day for 11 days during the trek? Are you fit enough? Can you endure the limited services and remoteness of the region? Can your body keep up with the altitude changes? Can you adjust in basic lodge and meals? Asking these questions yourself will give you a clear picture of the trek.
Difficulty & altitude sickness
Everest base camp trek 14 days' difficulty is moderate. Beginner trekkers can do this trek under proper guidance. The trek involves 5 to 6 hours of walking on a daily basis on rough terrain. The trail has many ascents and descents, therefore you have to be fit. Likewise, once you go above 4,000 meters, the services get minimal, and isolation of the region may begin to affect you.
As it is a high-altitude trek, there is a risk of altitude sickness. We have ample acclimatization days in our Everest base camp trek itinerary that ensures a safe journey. Even if you get altitude sickness during the trek, the guide will give you first aid. Some of the symptoms you should be careful of are headache, breathing problems, insomnia, loss of appetite, nausea, etc.
To prepare for the Everest base camp trek, you have to work on your physical fitness and endurance. Even though it is considered a beginner-friendly trek, the hurdles cannot get unseen. During the trek, you have to deal with basic services, high altitude, and the remoteness of the region along with rugged terrain.
- Body: Do exercise to build your stamina and core strength. Activities such as hiking, cycling, running, etc are good to increase your stamina.
- Mind: To prepare your mind for Everest base camp trekking, you should do full research about the Everest base camp trail. Learn about the locals, food, facilities along the way, etc, and how you can cope with these new changes.
- Packing: Do not rush and properly pack your stuff. You can buy/rent lots of trekking clothing and gear in Thamel. Follow our packaging guidelines.
- Travel Insurance: You need a well-covered travel insurance for the Everest base camp trek. Travel insurance should involve emergency evacuation and medical bills.
Alternative trek packages
You can do theEverest base camp luxury trek or combine a helicopter flight from Kala Patthar at the end of this trek. Likewise, if you are looking for a further easy trek in the Everest region, then Everest short trek and Everest Panorama trek packages are best. We also have a 15-day EBC trek or tailor-made itinerary as per your requirements.
These are some other trekking packages you may like- Annapurna Base Camp trek, Langtang Gosaikunda Trek, Mardi Himal trek, Langtang Valley trek, etc.
We have the best Everest base camp trek in Nepal with all the services that make the journey hassle-free for you. To book the Everest base camp trek 2022/2023, get in touch with us or send us your inquiry through our site. Our team will help you with the booking process.