Best Time for Everest Base Camp Trek

  • Updated on May 19, 2021
  • Govinda Gurung

Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the best classic adventure activities in the world, which is a dream to touch the world's highest peak, Mount Everest. For Everest Base Camp Trek depends to choose the best season to hike around the Everest and Khumbu valley because in some of the seasons you do not be sure to succeed the trip. The most perfect and comfortable time or season for Everest Base Camp Trek is spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November), which are the best time to trek and hike around the high Himalayan but you can take a helicopter tour to EBC any at time. September to November and March to May are the main trekking months to discover the panorama's highest peaks, amazing sunrise views, magical landscapes, and massive glaciers with icefalls zone.

The popular Everest Base Camp Trek is located in the northeastern part of the Himalayan range which is the attraction destination of adventure trekkers as well as leads you to the lap of the tallest mountains in the world, Everest. Every year thousands of all over the globe trekkers come to visit this adventure of a lifetime route. Everest Base Camp Trek offers to explore amazing viewpoint Kala Patthar and Base Camp of Mount Everest, there you see up-close breathtaking views of Everest, Cho-Oyu, Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam, Pumori, Changtse, and many more other peaks. EBC is known for extremely cold and adverse weather conditions. Choose the best time to trek Everest Base Camp.

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Everest Base Camp Trek in Autumn (September To November)

Autumn (September-November) is one of the perfect seasons to trekking with hiking in Everest Base Camp, so thousands of trekkers choose these months. In fact, September, October, and November months are will be full of excellent atmosphere as well as beauty, enjoys your journey with joy and beauty. The Autumn season provides reference weather with clear magnificent mountains. The temperature is good than another season. September-November is a great time to express your adventure in Everest Base Camp Trek. It will also be free from natural disasters such as floods and landslides these months. It's the most famous season to goes high altitude area of Everest Trekking.

Everest Base Camp Trek in Winter (November To March)

Winter (November-March) is also possible to trek in Everest Base Camp, the weather condition is stable and the days are clear. December, January, and February are the cold months in the Everest region. Days temperatures are cool but the nights are much cold. During the winter trek is risk winds and colder temperatures. Above 3,000m altitude being usually snowfall and freezing. If you are looking for wonderful scenery, let choose the lower elevation trek in Nepal.

Everest Base Camp Trek in Spring (March To May)

Spring (March-May) is the second famous trekking season in Everest Base Camp Trek. March, April, and May is also a great option to mountain climbing and high altitude trek of Everest. At spring morning weather condition will be clear, but the afternoon sky covered by the cloud, and sometimes can be rain. You can get to see beautiful flowers like jasmine, pine, and rhododendron with wild flora. During the Spring, lower altitude trek is mildly warm and above 3,000m quite a moderate temperature. This season also best to express your adventure in EBC Trekking.

Everest Base Camp Trek in Summer (June To August)

In the summer season, the trekkers are less crowded in the Everest Base Camp Trek will be less. June, July, and August are the main raining season in Nepal which involves monsoon. Bad weather can hamper travel, maybe some problems during the EBC Trek due to heavy rain. Some travelers prefer to travel at this time as this is also not an emergency period. The weather is hot and almost every day rains.

Everest Base Camp Trek difficulty

A lot of trekkers question about is Everest base camp trek difficulty, can I do this EBC trek? Per day how much km do I have to walk?

Everest base camp trek (5,316m) is the adventure challenge route in Himalayana before goes trekking you have to be in good health, fitness body, and you have to do a 3,000m high hike. Which makes your trip most comfortable and easy to reach base camp. This trek is a remote part and highest region of the world, the trail is not too difficult in terms of technical climbing, but during the trek, you have to walk through lots of ascends, descends, glaciers zone, icefalls path, and rocky steep. Per day you have to walk 6 to 7 hours as well as we designed acclimatization days for safe altitude sickness. If your body did not acclimatize with the altitude, then there are high chances of altitude sickness, which in the worst case can ruin the entire trip. You walk from 3000m to 5,545m, if you have not super fitness then it is harder for you.

Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary

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Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu [1,350m]
Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing and trek preparation [1,350m]
Day 03: Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding [2,651m] [40 minutes flight] & [3-4 hours trek]
Day 04: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar [3,438m, 5-6 hours]
Day 05: Acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar [3,438m]
Day 06: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche [3,870m, 5-6 hours]
Day 07: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche [4,360m, 5-6 hours]
Day 08: Acclimatization Day in Dingboche [4,360m]
Day 09: Trek from Dingboche to Duglha [4,600m, 3-4 hours]
Day 10: Trek from Duglha to Lobuche [4,940m, 3-4 hours]
Day 11: Trek from Lobuche to Everest Base Camp [5,364m/17,594ft] via
Gorak Shep [5,170m, 6-7 hours]
Day 12: Trek from Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar [5,545m/18,192ft] to Pheriche [4,288m, 7-8 hours]
Day 13: Trek from Pheriche to Namche Bazaar [3,440m, 6-7 hours]
Day 14: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla [2,860m, 6-7 hours]
Day 15: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu [1,350, 30 min]
Day 16: Final departure

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