Best five trekking in Everest region

Everest region is a popular trekking destination for amazing views Mount Everest and many more mountains in Mahalangur range. Everest base camp, Ama Dablam base camp, Gokyo lake, Chola pass, Namche Bazar trek are popular trekking spots that results to best trekking in Khumbu region. This article is all about the best five trekking in Everest region.

1. Everest base camp trek

Everest base camp trek, also known as EBC trek, is the most popular trek throughout the world. It is a 14-day trek that includes 12 days in Everest region and two days in Kathmandu for arrival and departure. The most challenging part of EBC trekking is Lukla flight and altitude sickness. The bad weather and high traffic might delay the flight or even be cancelled. Thus, you should have 2,3 days as buffer day to return your country at scheduled time,

EBC trekking begins after landing at Lukla airport. Following the bank of Dudhkoshi river, you willl reach Phakding. Day by day you will trek to higher elevation passing Namche, Tengboche, Dingboche, Lobuche, Gorekshep and finally reach Everest base camp. There will be two days extra for taking rest on Namche and Dingboche for acclimatization.

2. Ama Dablam base camp trek

Ama Dablam base camp is also a popular destination that begins after a thrilling flight to Lukla. It is 10 days trekking that includes 7 days in Everest region and 3 days in Kathmandu for arrival, departure and Kathmandu day tour. Following the Everest base camp trekking route, you will pass Phakding, Namche, Tengboche, Pangboche and reach Amadablam base camp. Since, the highest elevation of Ama Dablam base camp is 4810 m above sea level, there is less change of altitude sickness. You can choose this trekking before trying Everest base camp trek.

3. Gokyo lake trek

Gokyo lake is situated at the altitude of 4700 to 5000m above sea level. Trekking to Gokyo lake is a challenging adventure that makes a lifetime memory. Trekking route to Gokyo lake starts from Lukla and continues to Phakding, Namche bazzar, Dole, Macherma, Gokyo, Gokyo Ri, Phortse, Manjo and competes in Lukla.

4. Gokyo cho la pass trek

Gokyo Cho La pass trek is an advanced form of Gokyo lake trek on which you will trek Highest pass of Everest region known as Cho la pass. It is an 18-day trekking. The trekking route to Gokyo Chola pass also begins from Lukla and continues to Phakding, Namche, Sengboche, Khumjung, Dole village, Machhero village, Gokyo village, Thagnak, Dzongla, Cho la pass, Lobuche, Everest base camp, Pheriche, Namche, and completes in Lukla.

5. Namche Bazzar trek

Namche bazzar is the Himalayan Thamel where you can get all sorts of facilities like restaurants, markets, bank, ATM, meuseum and local Sherpa people. It is a short and easy trek in Everest region that does not have age limitation. The trekking begins from Lukla and competes after you reach Namche and return to Lukla. It is 5 days trekking.