Classic overland Everest Trekking is a 16 days trek which starts from Kathmandu and takes you through the adventurous journey to the Everest Region. Starting from day 1 of the trek, you will embark on a very interesting and amazing journey with scenic view which is sure to leave you astonished in the end.
The journey starts with a jeep ride from Kathmandu, through various highways leading to Everest Highway reaching Salleri at the end of the day. The drive continues through dirt road until Nunthala, the next day. It is only at this point, that our trek starts to reach the Everest Base Camp. Along the way, we will pass through many places with astounding natural beauty and the cultural richness of the Sherpas, who are the natives of the region. We will have to pass through Tengboche monastery – largest monastery in the region, Dingboche, Gorakshep finally reaching the Everest Base Camp.
The journey is equally exciting and adventurous, challenging us through the way but then greatly rewarding us to drive through it. During the trek we will pass through beautiful landscapes, stunning waterfalls, pine and Rhododendron forests, farmlands, with amazing and tall mountains in the backdrop. Trekking to the Everest Base Camp and enjoying the view from Kala Patthar is going to be a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and it is regarded as the ultimate rewarding point of the whole journey. From Kala Patthar, majestic views of mountains like Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Pumori, Thamserku and so on can be admired, which is more fabulous during the sunrise and sunset.
In essence, you will be enjoying the ups and downs, the trek has to offer, along with the epic views of the mountains and the region. This trek is sure to leave you in an awe with an amazing experience in the end. You will enjoy the trek, as you will be having a great time, and finally have its memories to cherish and a story to pass down to generations to come.
Best Time to Trek
Best time for the Everest Base Camp Trek is during the Spring (February to June), Autumn (September and November). Hiking is possible during the winter and monsoon season too, but the weather might not be favorable for everyone, due to the foggy and cloudy weather.