Everest Base Camp Trek

I decided to put all the links to my day by day account of the Everest Base Camp Trek in one post. It is easy to access them from here and easy to point it out to anyone who is interested in reading it all!

Many thanks to all of you who read my accounts and a little more to those who shared their thoughts in the comment section or in person. This has been a journey of a life time! I had so many doubts in the beginning but in the end I was able to haul myself all the way up their and get down too! They say in the mountains, it is the mountain that decides whether you can complete a trek or not. I am glad they decided in my favor this time. So here are the links to the detailed day by day account of the Everest Base Camp Trek in Nepal.

Day 1 of the Everest Base Camp Trek: Kathmandu Lukla Flight, Lukla Phakding Walk

Day 2 and 3 of the Everest Base Camp Trek: Phakding to Namche Bazaar and Rest and Acclimatization at Namche

Day 4 of the Everest Base Camp Trek: Namche Bazzar to Tengboche

Day 5 and 6 of the Everest Base CampTrek: Tengboche to Dingboche, Rest and Acclimatization at Dingboche

Day 7 of the Everest Base Camp Trek: Dingboche to Lobuje

Day 8 of the Everest Base Camp Trek: Lobuje to Gorek Shep, Gorek Shep to Everest Base Camp and Back

Day 9 of the Everest Base Camp Trek: Gorek Shep to Kala Pathar, Descent to Pheriche

Day 10 of the Everest Base Camp Trek: Pheriche to Namche Bazaar

Day 11 of the Everest Base Camp Trek: Namche Bazaar to Lukla

28 thoughts on “Everest Base Camp Trek”

  1. Quite rightly said – it is the mountain that decides whether or not it will let you set your foot on its territory.

  2. And there have been treks Madhukar, easier than this when they said no to me as well!

    • Nitin good to hear that you enjoyed food! The higher I went, the lesser was the appetite.

  3. Wow what an inspirational blog. I thoroughly enjoyed reading it all and dream to do the trek some day although Probably wouldn’t be brave enough to do it solo. I loved your raw honesty and all the small details you included.

    • Thanks Melanie. Solo here meant I had a guide! Hope you do the trek and leave your blog link for me as well 😀

  4. Looks like you had a fantastic adventure on your Everest trek
    Paul Deakin
    Private Expeditions

  5. Great blog and great insights.
    couldn’t even take a break between reading. it was that interesting.

    Hope my journey wil also be as memorable as yours.
    i am doing the EBC trek on 26th may till 8 june.

  6. Want to read all the posts you have linked here! Where to start from is the biggest question for me who has missed almost two weeks posts you wrote recently! Too much good things to read at a time are so confusing!

  7. Everest base camp trek can be joined this autumn 2015 season as there were only minor damages around few teahouses. Lukla airstrip is functional and safe. Everest base camp trekking trail is in good shape and most of the tea houses will be in operation to welcome the guests from all over the world.

    Everest base camp trek is the most popular trekking adventure in Nepal that takes you via scenic mountain flight to Lukla, then trek through suspension bridges, river banks, forests, villages with spectacular views of highest mountain in the world Everest along other surrounding peaks like Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam etc. Everest base camp trekking journey lets you rewarding trekking experience to step at base of top of the world.

    Everest base camp trek is an experience at Everest region following the steps of Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenjing Norgay Sherpa who were the first to summit top of the world at 1953 AD. Sir Edmund Hillary is the god father of Everest region as he played a major role in upbringing lives of Sherpas living there. There are school, hospital, museums, the only airstrip and many other monuments named after him. You must have Everest Base Camp Trek in your checklist if you are a true adventure lover.

    Everest base camp trekking trail was not so much affected by earthquake, the entire trail is passable. There were few landslides but brave Sherpas (locals) left no effort in clearing the route. You will find donkeys, yaks, dzokyos and mules transporting the loads and supplies. The stores and shops at Namche are open. As Everest base camp trek is the most popular trekking in Nepal adventure, during peak seasons at months of Sep to Nov; large number of trekkers would experience their trip of the lifetime. This year though, after earthquake it is anticipated that number of visitors will be less than previous years. But this is also an opportunity to go for Everest base camp trek in relaxed way avoiding the crowd and immerse in an immense natural beauty and cultural insights around Everest region during your Everest Base camp trek.

    Going for Everest base camp trek in coming season is the way to support the local community as tourism is the major source of income for locals and it is their great matter of concern whether trekkers will arrive in upcoming season or not. Join Everest base camp trek with an added reason now. Not only for trekking adventure and view the best sights of highest Himalayas but also to support the Sherpas, and help rebuild the country

  8. starting to read a much awaited story of EBC. Thnx Mridula ji for sharing it here with us .

  9. Thanks for Sharing your everest (EBC) itinerary. I am planning to go their next year during May. Hope that would be a good time to visit EBC. If you have any suggestions, please email me.

  10. Great post! Hope more people get into writing the gripping travel stories and promote tourism in Himalyas. And I agree with Paul’s comment, there should be good compensation for digital content creation.

  11. I have myself done this EBC trek in 2016.
    I had read your day to day EBC experience back in 2015 and still read the same many times to refresh my memory about EBC trek.
    Any posts from you about ABC trek ?

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