Everest Base Camp & High-Altitude Passes

Nepal Day 01 - Kathmandhu Arrival
Nepal Day 02 - Kathmandhu's Durbar Square
Nepal Day 03 - Boudhanath & Pashupatinath
Nepal Day 04 – Lukla to Phakding
Nepal Day 05 – Phakding to Namche Bazaar
Nepal Day 06 – Acclimatisation at Namche Bazaar
Nepal Day 07 – Namche Bazaar to Tengbouche
Nepal Day 08 – Tengbouche to Dingbouche
Nepal Day 09 – Acclimatisation at Dingboche
Nepal Day 10 – Dingbouche to Lobuche
Nepal Day 11 – Everest Base Camp
Nepal Day 12 – Kalapattar
Nepal Day 13 – Cho La Pass
Nepal Day 14 – Gokyo & Gokyo Ri
Nepal Day 15 – Gokyo’s 4th & 5th Lake
Nepal Day 16 – Renjo La Pass
Nepal Day 17 – Lungden to Namche Bazaar
Nepal Day 18 – Namche Bazaar to Lukla
Nepal Day 19 – Lukla
Nepal Day 20 – Return to Kathmandhu

Everest Base Camp

The Everest Base Camp Trek (commonly refered to as 'EBC) is considered one of the world's classic treks and takes one to the foot of the highest mountain in the world, Mount Everest (elevation : 8848m). The trek takes at least two weeks with several days of acclimatisation stops, and passes through the world's highest mountain range, the Himalayas. Trekking amongst 'eight-thousanders' provides one with some incredible views of some of the highest mountains in the world. A trip to a place such as Everest Base Camp requires a lot of preparation as any sustained trek uphill for weeks on end tends to take its toll, both physically and mentally, on those who try to take it on unprepared. I was fairly confident with my fitness levels so felt that I didn't require any special conditioning for the trip but I did ensure that the routes that I had planned to use were pre-programmed on my Suunto Ambit for assistance with navigation if they ever were required. Read more