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Everest Base Camp Trek Map

The trekking route to Everest Base Camp is one of the longest courses in Nepal. There are other trekking routes which are longer than this one. But this is the most famous trekking in Nepal. This Everest Base Camp Trek map is a standard map to follow if you are trekking there. Every year thousands of adventure seekers follow this particular map to trek towards the base camp.

This route is highly followed. So, this route tends to be crowded during the trekking seasons. Following this map, one can spend two weeks of their life in absolute heaven. Everest region offers the best views of mountains and terrains. This area is full of astounding places and vibrant culture.

The traditional Sherpa and Tibetan culture is something everyone must experience. These people are loving and friendly. Everest region is the ideal place for photographers. The temperature can get extremely low during winters. Make sure you pack best sleeping bags.

There are tens of alternative ways for you to reach the base camp. However, this map offers you the best possible route from Lukla to Everest base camp. There are reasonable accommodations around these areas. And the trails are ideal for walking when compared to other routes.

The thrilling morning flight from Kathmandu to Lukla is something to remember. Your trekking starts once you arrive at Lukla. If you look at the map carefully, there are two different routes. One route is indexed by orange color and the other by black. The green indications are for those places where you will rest for the night. You will start trekking from Lukla to Monjo and stay at a hotel for the night.

The next day you will be reaching Namche Bajar. Do not forget to take a hot shower while you are in Namche. You might not get any ahead of your journey.

Have you noticed the numbering on the map? 1 indicates the first day, and 14 shows the fourteenth day.

You will have a rest day in Namche. This is going to be the day for your acclimatization. Leaving Namche behind, you will rest at Tengboche and Dingboche for the next nights. From Dingboche, you will head towards Lobuche. Again we will follow the route in red indexing.

You will reach Everest Base Camp the following day. Then Pheriche will be your next destination. You will hike to Kala Patthar from Gorakshep in the morning and arrive Pheriche the same day. It can be a long walk.

Pheriche to Khumjung village is going to be your longest hike. You will have a good rest at Khumjung village. You will get back to Monjo the next day, and to Lukla in day 13. Your journey will end once you get back to Kathmandu, and to your hotel.

Let’s go through Everest Base Camp trek map in more details.

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Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, and Trek to Monjo

Trek duration: 5 to 6 hours

Trekking distance: 10 Km

Difficulty: moderate

Just like every other visit to Nepal, your journey starts at Kathmandu. After a well-spent day in Kathmandu, you will catch an early morning flight to Lukla. Lukla holds one of the most (if not the most) dangerous airports in the world. The flight is thrilling, and you can see beautiful terrains from above. The incredible mountains are standing tall at a distance. They look beautiful and majestic.

Lukla is a small town which is the gateway to the Khumbu region. Your actual trek begins at Lukla. Follow the Everest Base Camp trek map and start trekking towards Monjo. You will not gain much altitude today. After crossing a few suspension bridges, you will reach Monjo. Monjo is a small village, and you will find proper accommodations there.

Trek from Monjo to Namche Bajar (3445m)

Trek duration: 3 to 4 hours

Trekking distance: 4 Km

Difficulty: easy to moderate

namche way to everest base camp

Trekking from Monjo to Namche Bajar starts uphill. You will be walking on a smooth trail and through some woods. You will see beautiful terrains and rivers. Namche Bajar is very close to Monjo.

Upon reaching Namche, you will rest at a hotel. Namche is a beautiful town with much to offer. There are many eateries for you to hang out, and the locals will welcome you with a smile.

Overnight at a hotel.

Trek from Namche to Tengboche (3860m)

Trek duration: 5 hours

Trekking distance: 9.5 Km

Difficulty: easy

tengboche monastery

After a pleasant rest day at Namche, you will be heading towards Tengboche next. You will gradually walk northeast along a mountainside. You will find villages along your journey, and the locals will greet you. Photographs can be taken by taking their permission.

After a few hours of walking, and a few breaks, you will come across a dense pine forest. You need to walk for about 2.5 hours straight through the dense pine forest. Upon arriving Tengboche, you will rest at a hotel.

There is an ancient monastery at Tengboche where Tenzing Norgay Sherpa used to serve as a monk.

Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4410)

Trek duration: 5 hours

Trekking distance: 11 Km

Difficulty: moderate

dingboche

Your next destination is Dingboche. You can see your path highlighted in orange color in the map of Everest Base Camp trek. This is a short trek, and you will be walking through smooth uphill. Dingboche has a different landscape. There are no trees, and shrubs take upon the land. There are huge mountains around. The desert-like terrain is outstanding.

You will stay overnight at Dingboche.

Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4940m)

Trek duration: 5 hours

Trekking distance: 11 Km

Difficulty: above average

lobuche

As you can see on the EBC map, there is another route to reach Lobuche from Dingboche. But we will take the route in orange color.

The journey today is going to be harder than before. You will have to climb for about 2 hours until you reach Dukla. You will be climbing straight uphill from here on and arrive at a place that will give you chills. Here you can see the shrines of Scott Fischer and Rob Hall. You can read the story of their fall in the “Into Thin Air” book.

It will take you about 45 minutes to reach upon a junction. The west trail leads to Dzongla. You will be taking the eastern path, and after 30 minutes or so, you will arrive in Lobuche.

Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep (5160m) to Everest Base Camp (5380m) and Back to Gorakshep

Trek duration: 7 hours

Trekking distance: 15 Km

Difficulty: moderate

Gorakshep

You will start your hike with a smooth and easy walk. After that, the path begins uphill. You will reach Gorakshep after a climb of about 2 hours or so. The trail to EBC from Gorakshep has many ups and downs. You need to hike on a rough gravel top track.

Upon reaching the base camp, you will be awed by what the place has in hold for you. The 360-degree view of the mountains and snow-capped terrains cannot be described in mere letters. Everest is as mighty as in stories.

Take enough photographs and walk back to Gorakshep. Take a good rest here and do not forget to look at the sky.

Trek from Gorakshep to Kala Patthar (5643m) and down to Pheriche (4371m)

Trek duration: 8 hours

Trekking distance: 13 Km

Difficulty: hard

kala patthar

As you can see on the Everest Base Camp trek map, Kala Patthar lies towards the west of Everest Base Camp. You need to take the Northwest direction from Gorakshep towards Kala Patthar. This will be the highest altitude you will reach in this trek. Also, this will be the toughest climb yet.

Get up real early in the morning and head off to Kala Patthar. The hike is challenging, but it is a worthy walk. It will take you around 2 hours of a tough climb through the rocky mountain until you reach Kala Patthar. The view from there is astounding. Everest seems even more beautiful from up here than from the base camp.

You just cannot get enough of this place, and one can be here for hours. But this is not the end of our journey. In about 45 minutes, you will be back at Gorakshep. Without wasting any more time, head off towards Lobuche.

You will leave Lobuche behind, and head more south until you reach a junction. The trail leading to Pheriche is different than the path from Dingboche to Lobuche. We can use the same route as we used before, but it is better if we follow a different way. This route is not longer than the usual.

You can see a different trail towards Cho La pass on the map. That route leads you to Gokyo through one of the toughest passes in this region.

We can arrange this trekking route as well. This route is longer and takes you to different parts of the Everest region.

You will stay overnight at Pheriche.

Trek from Pheriche to Khumjung village

Trek duration: 9 hours

Trekking distance: 23 Km

Difficulty: hard

khumjung

After Pheriche, you will head towards Khumjung village. This is the same village many of you hiked on your rest day at Namche Bajar. You will meet the same route from Tengboche to Dingboche in no time. The landscapes are still beautiful. After crossing Tengboche, you will need to walk through the same Pine forest as before.

This is probably the longest walk throughout this journey of yours. You will get to see beautiful landscapes and valleys. There are many rivers and bridges. Different florals and fauna have made this area their home.

The junction on the Everest Base Camp trek map is around Sanasa. After crossing Sanasa, you will head west towards Khumjung village. Khumjung village is beautiful. You can get an excellent view of the mountains and valleys from this village.

You will rest overnight at Khumjung.

Trek from Khumjung village to Monjo

Trek duration: 5 hours

Trekking distance: 11.5 Km

Difficulty: moderate

monjo

After a lovely breakfast at Khumjung village, your journey for the day starts. You will start by walking uphill towards Namche. The trail is not complicated. There are different landscapes and valleys along the way. You will reach the top of a hill after a few hours of hiking. See the beautiful Namche from the top and incredible mountains at a distance.

You will now descend towards Namche and further towards Monjo. You will get some rest and lunch at Namche. After a pleasant time at Namche, you need to head towards Monjo.

You will see waterfalls and streams along the way. There are a few suspension bridges and monasteries in your way. You will rest for the night at Monjo.

Trek from Monjo to Lukla

Trek duration: 4 hours

Trekking distance: 10 Km

Difficulty: easy

lukla

This is the last day of your trek. And tomorrow you will be out of Everest region. After having a lovely breakfast at Monjo, you will now head towards Lukla. The route is the same one you followed before. You will reach Phakding after some time. Rest at Phakding and walk for a few hours before reaching Lukla.

Rest here for the night, and get some rest. You will need to catch an early flight to Kathmandu tomorrow.

Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu

The thrilling flight from Lukla to Kathmandu is back. The take-off is just as exciting as the landing was. You will reach Kathmandu after 35 minutes of lovely flight.

Everest region is a conservative area. There are hundreds of floras and faunas. Make sure you do not engage in any acts that might harm them. Make sure you keep your environment clean. Do not make this beautiful place a dumping site. Make sure you follow the Nepal government and local rules.

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