Everest Base camp on a budget Trek is one of the best trekking journeys of a lifetime on a low budget to the most popular trekker's paradise. Trekking through the captivating Himalayas is undoubtedly a "once in a lifetime" experience. This Budget Everest Base Camp trekking will present ample opportunities to experience the best of the land of the Himalayas. Every place in the Khumbu region will amaze you with its magnificent beauty. Mount Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the best trekking experiences satisfying your desire for a journey full of adventures.
The journey to Base Camp trek on a budget begins with a thrilling flight to Lukla. As you start your journey, you will come across gorgeous rivers and forests of pine, juniper, and colorful rhododendrons. Flight to Lukla is itself adventurous. It is one of the highest altitude located airport and yet most dangerous too.
The gateway to Everest, an alluring town ‘ Namche Bazaar’ enter the Sagarmatha National Park, home to many endangered species like snow leopard and red panda, to experience other-worldly scenic views. Most of the trek goes through the national park, which is also a UNESCO World Heritage site. Besides endangered species, Sagarmatha National Park is blessed with majestic mountains, deep valleys, and glaciers. Seven mountain peaks above 7000m other than Mount Everest can be visualized from Sagarmatha National Park.
The highest altitude human settlement area lies in the region of Everest. You will trek through many major villages like Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, and Dingboche. Each of these places presents mesmerizing views of the Himalayas. The lovely communities and friendly Sherpa people will add joy to your trekking journey. The ethnic Sherpa people are the heart of the Himalayas. The commercial hub of Khumbu, Namche Bazaar, welcomes you with open arms. Enjoy trekking alongside terraced farms of potatoes, buckwheat, and barley on a budget.
This is a historic religious place for the Buddhist people. This monastery carries a lot of religious and spiritual importance. It is considered the largest monastery in the Khumbu Region. The heart-catching view of colorful rhododendrons and panoramic Himalayan has made this monastery one of the best choices for visitors.
EBC Trek is blessed with the immense beauty of nature. Something that worths more in EBC is Kalapatthar Viewpoint. The view of Everest summit is clearly visible closer to the Kalapatthar viewpoint. It is located at 5600 m altitude from where it offers eye-catching views of peaks like Ama Dablam (6856m), Lhotse (8516m), Nuptse (7861m), and Cho Oyu (8201m). This standpoint is very famous among the visitors for its panoramic vantage view. Both the Northern and Southern flank of Everest can be visualized from this viewpoint.
Trekking through the captivating Himalayas is undoubtedly a "once in a lifetime" experience. This Everest Base Camp on a budget trip will present ample opportunities to experience the best of the land of the Himalayas. Every place in the Khumbu region will amaze you with its magnificent beauty. Everest base camp Trek is undoubtedly one of the best trekking experiences satisfying your desire for a journey full of adventures. The pictures of the beautiful landscape and breathtaking views will stay with you for the rest of your life.
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You will catch a flight to Lukla early in the morning. The vehicle will pick you up at your hotel, and you'll head to Tribhuvan International Airport. Enjoy a breathtaking 25min aerial view of the bustling city slowly changing to lush green hills and snowy peaks. Upon landing at Lukla airport, prepare for the trek to Phakding. Pass by narrow ridgeline of tall hills to pave your path towards Phakding.
Today, you will trek for about 6 to 8 hours to reach Namche Bazaar. Cross the suspension bridge over the Dudh Koshi River and continue to ascent to arrive at Monjo, the gateway to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Sagarmatha National Park. Walkthrough the beautiful pine and cedar forests to reach Namche Bazaar. Namche has become a busy tourist hub for trekkers to do some last-minute shopping for gear and other essential items before they head out on their journey.
Today, the day is set for acclimatization. Enjoy strolling around the streets of the famous Namche Bazaar, also known as the commercial hub of Khumbu. Here, you can find many hotels, restaurants, trekking equipment stores, pubs as well as cyber cafes. Acclimatizing in this popular stop along the Everest route also introduces you to the rich culture of the Sherpa people. You can hike to the nearby villages of Khumjung and Kunde. Spend the day enjoying the ancient culture, traditions, and warm hospitality.
From Namche Bazaar, today, you will trek uphill towards Tengboche. Start walking steadily for the first few hours and descend to the Dudh Koshi River. Enjoy the delightful sights of Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, and many more peaks. You will pass by lush rhododendron forest to arrive at Tengboche. The village is home to the largest monastery in the entire Khumbu region. Tengboche monastery, also known as Dawa Choling Gumba, holds paramount significance to the Sherpa community.
From Tengboche, you will cross several suspension bridges to descend to Debuche. Cross the Imja Khola and pass by small settlements of Pangboche and Orsho. The trail is decorated with Mani stone walls. Upon arriving at Dingboche, you can relax and enjoy the majestic views of the mighty peaks that tower over the village. Dingboche village, famously known as "the summer valley," offers great views of Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and Island peak.
As you are above 4,400 meters, you must acclimatize adequately. So, today is a rest day at Dingboche. You can hike up to nearby villages of Chhukung and Imja as preparation for the rest of the trek. You will see many walled areas that are for growing potatoes and buckwheat, the staple food of mountain people. You can also choose to climb up the rather challenging vantage point of Tserko Ri.
From Dingboche, you will trek to Lobuche today. Lobuche is a small settlement with more than a dozen guesthouses. Walk past the Himalayan pastures as you start to notice the terrain changing into sparsely dotted shrubs from lush forests. You will also see many stone memorials for perished climbers. Walkthrough the flat land as you enjoy the views of Pumori and Khumbutse peaks. Overnight in Lobuche.
Today is the main highlight of the entire trekking journey as you climb up to the Everest Base Camp. From Lobuche, you will make your way towards Gorakshep. Gorakshep is one of the last settlements before reaching the Everest Base Camp. This sparsely populated settlement welcomes a handful of guests during the peak trekking seasons. From Gorakshep, the round trip to EBC is about 3 hours long. You will hike alongside the Khumbu glacier moraine towards the base camp. Upon reaching the base camp, enjoy the views of the mighty Everest peak and the breathtaking surrounding. Head back to Gorakshep and celebrate your successful journey to EBC.
Today, you will head downwards to Pheriche. Following the same path that you took to ascend, you will cross the Khumbu glacier to arrive at Dughla. Leaving Dughla, you will meet a junction of Pheriche and Dingboche. Take the path which goes to Pheriche. The trek today is relatively easy as compared to ascend. Upon reaching Pheriche, enjoy the views and the surrounding of the windy valley.
After breakfast, you will head on a long journey back to Namche Bazaar. The 22-kilometer downward journey mostly comprises of flat areas. In about two hours of the trek, you will reach Somare. Continue trekking for about an hour towards Pangboche. Descending from Pangboche, you will cross a bridge and arrive at Deboche. From here, you will head to Tengboche. Cross a bridge, reach Sansara, and continue trekking towards Kyangjuma. The bright and beautiful trail will lead you to Namche Bazaar.
Today is the last day of your trek in the Khumbu region. After an early breakfast, you will head down towards Monjo crossing a bridge. For lunch, you will reach Phakding, and from there, you will ascend three more hours to reach Lukla. The trail is decorated with many prayer flags, Chortens, and Mani walls. Upon reaching Lukla, enjoy your last night in the Khumbu region as you share your adventurous stories with fellow trekkers and Sherpas. Overnight in Lukla.
Today, you will fly back to Kathmandu early in the morning. After a delicious breakfast, you will head to the airport. Bid farewell to the mighty mountains. During peak trekking seasons, there are chances of flight delays. So, it is advised that you keep an extra contingency day on your trip. Upon reaching Kathmandu, you will be transferred back to your hotel. You are free to do whatever you like. Spend the day relaxing in a spa or indulge in souvenir shopping around the tourist hub of Kathmandu, Thamel.
Important Note: With a challenging geographical structure and unpredictable climate, internal flight delays are quite frequent, especially so in the Himalayan regions of the country. The flights are even canceled if the weather conditions worsen. As such, we advise you to travel to Nepal during autumn and spring seasons. These seasons offer the most stable of climatic conditions and see far fewer flight delays and cancellations. We also recommend the travelers to include a few extra days in their travel itineraries as contingencies. You should also be careful to get travel insurance to cover the additional expenses due to these conditions.
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