The superb trek to the Base Camp of Mount Everest is recommended as one of the important sites to be visited before one dies. The trekking trail to Everest is well-known because of the friendly Sherpa people, colorful festivals and the Buddhist monasteries. The region is known as Khumbu and has been bounded in the Sagarmatha National Park, the world heritage site. Sagarmatha is the Nepalese name of Mount Everest, the top of the world. Sherpas, the famous climbers are the dwellers of Khumbu region. Many expedition teams can be observed on this trail during April and May heading higher with an aim to be on the top of the world.
Suggested itinerary for a 14 days trekking adventure from Lukla:
Day 01: Kathmandu to Lukla (2840m) and Phakding (2610m): Fly to Lukla (35 minutes)
Day 02: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3446m): Trek.
Day 03: Rest day at Namche Bazaar: Acclimatization.
Day 04: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3867m): Trek.
Day 05: Tengboche to Pheriche (4252m): Trek.
Day 06: Rest day at Pheriche: Acclimatization.
Day 07: Pheriche to Lobuche (4910m): Trek.
Day 08: Lobuche to EBC (5360m) to Gorakshep (5160m): Trek.
Day 09: Gorakshep to Kalapaththar (5545m) to Lobuche: Trek.
Day 10: Lobuche to Dingboche: Trek.
Day 11: Dingboche to Tengboche: Trek.
Day 12: Tengboche to Namche Bazaar: Trek.
Day 13: Namche Bazaar to Lukla: Trek.
Day 14: Lukla to Kathmandu: Fly to Kathmandu (35 minutes).
Best time for this trek will be the months of October-December and February-May.