Navigating My EBC Trek Blog

Planning a trek to Everest Base Camp?

We did a 16 day trek in 2015. I’d never trekked or hiked before. This post To Walk To Hike To Trek is about my journey, an over fifties woman who trekked to Everest Base Camp. It’s a brief overview to inspire you to go too …

25 REASONS you should trek to Everest Base Camp

EBC Trek Day 1 Lukla to Phakding
EBC Trek Day 2 Phakding to Namche Bazaar
EBC Trek Day 4 Namche to Khumjung (en route itinerary change)

EBC Trek Day 3 Namche (High Altitude Acclimatisation) 

EBC Trek Day 5 Khumjung to Phortse

EBC Trek Day 6 Phortse to Shomare

EBC Trek Day 7 Shomare to Dingboche

EBC Trek Day 8 Dingboche High Altitude Acclimatisation

EBC Trek Day 9 Dingboche to Dughla

EBC Trek Day 10 Dughla to Lobuche
EBC Trek Day 11 Lobuche to Gorak Shep and Kala Pathar  One of my most visited posts and a personal favourite. A reasonably long read but, it is THE best day.

EBC Trek Day 12 Gorak Shep to Everest Base Camp to Lobuche describes one of the big days. Iconic scenery, a long day but the best. BIG.

EBC Trek Day 13 Lobuche to Pangboche

EBC Trek Day 14 Pangboche to Namche Bazaar

EBC Trek Day 15 Namche Bazaar to Phakding

EBC Trek Day 16 Phakding to Lukla

Day 17 Flying Back to Kathmandu

Nervous about aspects of the trek? That was ME, too. Some posts to reassure you…

Children run to school along the lower parts of this trail …

Everest Base Camp Trek Bridges

The flight to Lukla

Being remote

Children running home from school EBC trek trail Nepal

How hard is to trek to Everest Base Camp?

1. What’s the track like?  How difficult is the EBC Trek ? 

2.  How hard can it be?  Just how difficult can trekking to Everest Base Camp be?  My post Bucket Lists and Difficult Journeys.

“You don’t need to be an athlete nor a mountain climber to trek to Everest Base Camp. You don’t have to be seasoned hiker either. For many people who trek to Base Camp it is their first experience of anything like this. I was one of these people.”

Things I Liked the Everest Base Camp Trek 

Things I Liked on the Everest Base Camp Trek my list inspired by Things We Like

Training for the Everest Base Camp 

Step Training is necessary for EBC Trek 

Important Things You Need to Know

Diamox is Important for the Everest Base Camp Trek

What IS it like to trek to Everest Base Camp? 

Food and Accommodation on the Everest Base Camp Trail


so here it is ….

1. Everest Base Camp Trek Day One. The first day of anything is always a big day. Because it is new. But you are getting used to up, up, up,down,down, up and the basic rules of the track.

2. Everest Base Camp Trek Difficult Day Climbing To Namche Bazaar 


Climbing Kala Patthar highlight of the Everest Base Camp trek  – a short video 

At Everest Base Camp

What to take to Everest Base Camp

What we packed for EBC

The must have extras on the EBC trail

Unexpected things …

The Everest Base Camp Marathon

A glass Pyramid on the way to Everest Base Camp 

A Pop Up Restaurant at Everest Base Camp. Yes believe it not. This is not my post I had to re-blog it.

Wondering about how to train for the EBC trek? Of perhaps for another Nepalese trek ?

Things to Do in Kathmandu after your EBC Trek

Walk around Thamel

The main things to do in Kathmandu 

A day trip to Bhaktapur