Last Updated on August 7, 2022 by Alpha Adventure Treks
The best trek in Nepal may be the one to Everest Base Camp. This route is used by thousands of hikers each year. A traditional EBC climb has suddenly evolved into one of the most fascinating and popular trekking locations on the planet today. It will take 10 days to complete the adventurous Everest Base Camp Short Trek, which is a thrilling way to visit the region’s top attractions. The Short Everest Base Camp Trek follows the same path as the Everest Base Camp Trek but takes less time to finish. You must be physically healthy and mentally prepared for this trekking because the majority of the Short Everest Base Camp Treks pathways are located at heights above 3000 meters. Our excursion to Tengboche Monastery, the highest monastery in Nepal’s Khumbu region, and four of the world’s six highest peaks—Mts. Everest, Lhot, Makalu, and Cho-Oyu—are both part of the Mount Everest Base Camp expedition. With all required permissions and trekking supplies, we take a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla before starting our journey to the Everest base camp.
You will be astounded by the most gratifying soaring vistas during the journey, as well as the Khumbu glacier, dominated by Mount Everest, and the wheeled prayer flags billowing in the wind as they wave to the kind locals. Trekking in the Everest region allows you the chance and good fortune to walk in the footsteps of Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa, who successfully scaled Mount Everest in 1953.
Short Everest Base Camp Trek: Best Season
The months of March, April, May, September, October, and November fall into the spring and autumnal seasons, which are often the greatest times to think about doing this trip. The Nepal Himalayas are unquestionably the best place to do trekking and mountaineering at this time of year. Typically, during those seasons, the weather and temperatures are consistent. Trekking is simple and comfortable, and the mild temperatures make it more pleasurable to be on the mountainside. Every day, the sky is clear and provides stunning views of the surroundings. For those with a little more time, we offer a pleasant hike to Everest base camp that includes acclimatization so that you can learn more about this massive mountain and its surroundings.
Short Everest Base camp Trek Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02: Fly Lukla – Altitude: 2,840 m/ 9,372 ft and Monjo – Altitude: 2,800 m | Flight: 30 minutes | Trek: 6/7 hrs. |
Day 03: Namche – Altitude: 3440 m/ 11,283 ft | Trek: 2/3 hrs. |
Day 04: Khumjung – Altitude: 3,790 m | Acclimatization day | Trek: 1/1.5 hrs. |
Day 05: Tengboche – Altitude: 3,867 m/ 12,684 ft | Trek: 5/6 hrs |
Day 06: Phakding – Altitude: 2,610 m | Trek: 5/6 hrs |
Day 07: Lukla – Altitude: 2,800 m | Trek: 3/4 hrs. |
Day 08: Fly to Kathmandu | Flight: 30 minutes |
Day 09: Kathmandu valley sightseeing |
Day 10: Departure |
Short Everest Base Camp Trek: Accommodation
In our Short Everest Base Camp Trekking itinerary, we provide lodging at standard teahouses or trekking lodges. Under this system, a room normally accommodates two trekkers of the same gender in a group on two single beds, but we may also provide a single room upon request. Some wonderful and warm blankets, cushions, cozy matrices, attached bathrooms (not always), and lovely vistas are provided in the rooms. However, in a hotel like Yeti Mountain Home, the room can be upgraded to Luxury upon request. We will make sure you stay in the best tea houses with stunning mountain and landscape views while on the trip.
Short Everest Base Camp Trek: Difficulty
The difficulty level for the Short Everest Base Camp Trek is listed as “moderate.” For those who have prior high altitude trekking experience, it is less difficult. This excursion may be challenging for people without prior experience traveling at high altitudes. The way leading to Gorekshep and Everest Base Camp is a man-made trail. However, due to the glacier melting each year, the trail to Gorekshep is always changing and can occasionally be rocky. Always follow your guide throughout this section, and if you become lost, get assistance. Even though this journey is not too challenging for seasoned alpine hikers, you can add an extra day to the plan at a slower pace.
Short Everest Base Camp Trek: Best Places to Visit
The famed EBC Trek’s breathtaking, once-in-a-lifetime views of Mount Everest are also available on the Short Everest Base Camp Trek. On the journey to Namche Bazaar on Day 2, we begin to view Mount Everest. Don’t worry if the weather is awful at that time. You’ll see it the following day. A picture-perfect moment occurs when Mt. Everest is visible from the Sagarmatha National Park Museum alongside Tenzing Sherpa’s statue. This location, which is not far from Namche Bazaar, offers a breathtaking view of Mount Everest. But Kalapatthar is the view of Everest that is most popular! You can see a close-up glimpse of Mount Everest from here!
Things you will be accustomed to on the Everest trek.
- Geographically speaking, Mount Everest is the tallest mountain in the Himalayas and is thought to be the highest point on Earth at 8,850 meters (29,035 ft). A summit in the Himalayan mountain range is known as Mount Everest. It is situated halfway between Nepal and Tibet, a Chinese autonomous province.
- The world’s highest airport, Lukla Airport, excites you with the most dangerous airport in the world as well as a breathtaking perspective of Lukla.
- Hillary, the suspension bridges The last suspension bridge before reaching Namche Bazaar is Suspension Bridge. Edmund Hillary is honored with the naming of this bridge. It is just above the Dudh Koshi River, also known as the white river that is constantly rushing to the bottom in a raging mode.
- Rongbuk Monastery is situated at the entrance of the Dzakar Chu valley, 5,009 meters (16,434 feet) above sea level, close to the foot of the north face of Mount Everest. According to legend, Rongbuk is the world’s highest-elevation monastery.
- At least 118 different bird species, including the Himalayan monal, blood pheasant, red-billed chough, and yellow-billed chough, have their home ranges in the woodlands. Many endangered mammal species, such as the red panda, Himalayan black bear, snow leopard, and musk deer, can be found in Sagarmatha National Park. The park is also home to Himalayan thars, langur monkeys, martens, and Himalayan wolves.