January 18, 2021
Everest base camp yoga trek – 15 days
Written By Shree-Yoga-Nepal
Everest Base Camp trek is truly a lifetime dream trip for many travelers, especially western travelers. And with yoga & meditation, this trek becomes even more amazing, exciting and unforgettable.
Everest Base Camp Trek is also known as EBC trek and reveals probably the most awe-inspiring vistas while you are in the Himalayas.
People around the world desire to touch the foot of the world’s tallest mountain – Mt.Everest and adore its immense beauty. You are very lucky to do yoga in its lap.
Although the camp is located on the altitude of 5600 metres, trekking to EBC with help of yoga & meditation is more than any experience in lifetime and is not a very difficult task.
EBC trek is the best & famous adventure trek in the world, where you can observe and explore the rich culture, traditions & lifestyle of Sherpa communities, catch the glimpses of rare plants, animals and birds.
The trekking trail leads through the most spectacular Himalayan terrains. Most of the routes in this trek lie all within the premises of Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO Natural Heritage Site.
Join this Everest Base Camp Yoga Trek in Nepal for incredible journey of your lifetime !
Most popular peaks you can admire in this trek:
Mt. Everest (8848m) Mt. Lhotse (8516 m)
Mt. Makalu (8481m) Mt. Nuptse (7861m)
Mt. Pumori (7161m) Mt. Aama Dablan (6812m) & more …
Highlights of this yoga trek:
👁 Explore flora and fauna of Sagarmatha National Park
👁 Gorgeous views of glaciers & ice fall from Everest Base Camp
👁 Experience the exhilaration of trekking to the Everest region
👁 Breathtaking close-up view of Everest and sister peaks
👁 Stretching face-to-face with high Himalayas
👁 Sensational & 360-degree views of the world’s tallest mountains
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, Nepal
Our representative will meet you just outside the airport terminal and transfer to the centre. You will be offered welcome breakfast or lunch or dinner depending on your arrival time.
Day 02: Trek preparation day
You will wake up in the morning with tea. We work to get papers & permits from the government for the trek. We can help you go for shopping for trekking gears & personal stuff. Later you can also go for sight-seeing. Evening yoga, dinner and overnight at centre.
Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2860m) & trek to Phakding (2600m)
Wake up in the morning with herbal tea, have breakfast and fly to Lukla on scheduled flight. This flight may take around 35 minutes where you also get first glimpses of Himalayas of Everest region. After reaching Lukla, you will trek towards Phakding for about 4 hours. Evening yoga, relaxation, dinner and sleep in Phakding.
Day 04 : Phakding to Namche Bazar (3440m) 5-6 hours
Wake up in the morning, have tea and do some gentle stretching and breakfast. After breakfast, we start trek which descend to Dudh Koshi. After few hours of walking downhills and uphill crossing the rivers and suspension bridge, we reach to Monjo. Here we check our permits and continue walking. About 2 hours of steep climb, there is the first approach of Mt. Everest, continue trekking. You will have lunch in one of the tea houses.
Namche Bazar is also known as capital of Sherpas from where you can have glimpses of Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Kwangde, Mt. Kusum Kanguru, and Mt. Tawache.
Evening yoga, relaxation, dinner and sleep in Namche Bazar.
Day 05 : Acclimatization day, explore the village
Today is acclimatization day at Namche Bazar. This will help individual organism adjusts to a change in its environment, allowing it to maintain performance across a range of environmental conditions. Time for acclimatization may be around 3-4 hours.
Namche Bazaar is considered as a center point of lower and upper Everest region. Short trip to Everest View point where you can see Mt. Everest and other major peaks of the Khumbu region will give you proper acclimatization.
Evening yoga, dinner and sleep in Namche Bazar.
Day 06 : Namche to Tengboche (3850) 6-7 hours
After the yoga class and breakfast in the morning at Namche, we trek towards Tengboche.
Tengboche is home to the most important monastery for the Sherpa community. The monastery offers you delightful panoramic views of mountains like Everest, Ama Dablam, Nuptse and more.
After walking for 25 minutes, you will reach the top of a ridge from where you can have excellent mountain views and glorious scenes of Namche Bazaar down below. After a gentle descent through some winding hills, you will reach a village called Phungitenga, where you may have lunch.
The trail passes through beautiful flora such as blue pines, rhododendron, magnolia and birch trees. You might also see any number of birds and animals including musk deer and goat antelope.
Evening relaxation, yoga, diner and overnight sleep in Tengboche.
Day 07 : Tengboche to Dingboche (4410) 6-7 hours
After sunrise view and breakfast, you will head out to Dingboche. Today is the absolutely perfect day for the trek. You will trek downhill inside the rhododendron, birch, and pine forests. You will follow a gentle uphill trail to Pangboche (3900m) then reach to Shomare village which offers views of yak pastures, monasteries, chortens and view of close up stunning mountains.
Afterward, crossing Imja Tse valley, the day ends in Dingboche where you can enjoy nice viewpoints and the valley below of mountain desert.
Evening relaxation, yoga, diner and overnight sleep in Dingboche.
Day 08 : Acclimatization day at Dingboche
You should spend this day acclimatizing to the high altitude of this region because of lower amount of oxygen here.
Wake up in the morning with nice cup of tea. Join for the yoga class and have breakfast. After breakfast, you can go out on short hikes to explore the beauty around. You can also go to the viewpoint, which offers spectacular mountain scenery including Island peak, Lhotse, Lobuche peak and other major peaks.
Evening relaxation, yoga, diner and overnight sleep in Dingboche.
Day 09 : Dingboche to Lobuche (4900m) 5-6 hours
Early morning wake up, have breakfast then walk towards Lobuche. You will be offered with Himalayan views in 360° along the trail to Lobuche. You are ascending through the Khumbu valley with mountains on your both sides to reach Thugla where you will have lunch. After lunch, a challenging hike from Thugla will take you to the wonderful Thugla pass where you will be rewarded for your hard work with spectacular views of the mountains. Here you can also see memorials of mountaineers who died climbing Mt. Everest. Trekking along with beautiful views of the snow-capped mountains, we reach Lobuche.
Evening relaxation, yoga, diner and overnight sleep in Lobuche.
Day 10 : Lobuche to Gorakshep (5150m) to EBC (5600m) 6-7 hours
After tea and breakfast, you will hike towards GorakShep on a steep rocky moraine along the edge of Khumbu glacier. You will still have vistas of snowy mountains while walking on small zigzag trail.
We stop in Gorakshep for lunch, keep our stuffs in a guest house then head to Everest Base Camp.
The trail to Everest Base Camp is full of rocky dunes, moraine, and streams. EBC offers the best views of exciting Mt. Khumbutse, Khumbu glacier & ice-fall. After spending some time at EBC, you will hike back to Gorakshep. Evening yoga, dinner and sleep in Gorakshep.
Day 11 : Gorakshep to Kala Patthar (5550m) – Pheriche (4255)
Early morning hike to Kala Patthar for 1 hour to get some of the most splendid sunrise views.
You will cherish the sunrise view over mountains like Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse and other peaks from Kala Pathar all your life.
After spending unforgettable time in Kala Patthar, you will descent back to Gorakshep for breakfast. After breakfast, you will descend further to reach Pheriche (4255m). Evening yoga, relaxation, dinner and sleep in Pheriche.
Day 12 : Pheriche to Namche Bazar (3440m) 6-7 hours
Wake up with nice cup of tea and join for morning yoga class. Breakfast will be served to you after 1 hour of yoga class. Then after start hiking back to Namche Bazar. The trail mostly descends down enjoying the mountains, wonderful beauty of the alpine vegetation of Sagarmatha National Park.
Evening yoga, relaxation, dinner, check your email and sleep in Namche Bazar.
Day 13 : Namche Bazar to Lukla 5-6 hours
This is the final day of your trekking. Today’s trek is mostly descending which makes this day most pleasant of this entire trip.
Day 14 :Fly to Kathmandu
You may take early morning scheduled flight to Kathmandu as the weather may become unclear later. This will be your last chance to see the Himalayas as well as beautiful landscape. We will transfer you to the centre, have breakfast. This is leisure day for you. You can join for the yoga class in the evening. Dinner and overnight in centre.
Day 15 : Departure
You may leave this wonderful country after yoga & breakfast, OR plan another trip with us.
Note: If above itinerary does not suit you, please let us know. We will be happy to customize this trip according to your desire.
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