Tea houses during the trek
Everest base camp yoga trek in Nepal
The Everest base camp yoga trek in Nepal combines the adventure of trekking to EBC with the practice of yoga and meditation in the Himalayas. It is a popular trekking destination located in the Khumbu region of Nepal, renowned for its stunning Himalayan landscapes and rich spiritual heritage, making it an ideal destination for such a journey. This unique journey allows you to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the Everest region while nurturing your body, mind, and spirit.
During the trek, the combination of trekking and yoga allows you to find a balance between physical exertion and mental relaxation. The trek takes you through various beautiful villages, forests, and rugged mountain terrain. It also provides an excellent opportunity to connect with nature, rejuvenate your body and mind, and deepen your yoga practice amidst the awe- inspiring Himalayan landscapes.
Throughout the trek, experience yoga instructor will guide you through various yoga poses, meditation, breathing exercises, and relaxation techniques to harmonize your mind, body, and spirit in serene natural settings, such as monasteries, mountain viewpoints, or designated yoga spots. As you continue ascending you will pass through iconic places, before reaching Gorak Shep- the last settlement before EBC. From there, you will make the final trek to Everest base camp.
Everest base camp situated at an altitude of approximately 5364 m (17598 ft) is the starting point for climbers attempting to summit Mount Everest, the world’s highest peak. Standing at Everest base camp is a significant achievement, as it offers an incredible opportunity to witness the majesty of the Himalayas and challenge oneself physically and mentally in a breathtaking mountain environment.
Overall, Everest base camp yoga trek in Nepal is a journey that leaves trekkers with lifelong memories and a deep appreciation for the natural wonders of Nepal.
1) Climate and weather
Every season is suitable for Everest Base Camp yoga trek in Nepal. But, the different season enhance your trekking experience differently. So spring and autumn is mainly considered as best season for Everest. It the same time monsoon and winter is also good to trek.
Spring (March, April, May) at EBC is one of the best times of the year to visit. The temperature warms up rapidly but the night remains still cold and chilly, dropping to below freezing. The weather is generally bright with clear skies, days are longer with enough sunlight hours and few clouds, and view of the summit is awesome.
Autumn (September, October, and November) is another best season for Everest with the skies being clear once more after the monsoon rains and the landscape still and verdant as ever. Bright sunshine is warming, with highs of up to 17°C, though the winds can still be strong and cold, making it feel cooler.
During the trek, you will find tea houses and lodges along the trail that offer a variety of hot cooked with a choice of both Nepali and western meals and snacks. The meals include energy giving food and liquid food like rice, cereals, lentils soup, noodles soup, hot tea, potato etc. It’s advisable to stick to hot and freshly cooked meals to avoid any health issues.
Along the Everest base camp trek route, there are numerous tea houses and lodges that provide basic accommodation facilities. Rooms are available on a twin-sharing basis. Each room comes with two beds, blankets, and occasionally shared bathrooms. Almost all tea houses have hot showers available which are mostly gas heated somewhere they offer buckets filled with hot water for bathing purpose. Wifi is available everywhere in the khumbu (Everest) region. A good and reliable speed is not guaranteed.
4) Travel insurance
We strongly recommend you to get travel insurance for any trekking adventure, including the Everest base camp yoga trek. Make sure that, your insurance covers high- altitude trekking, emergency medical expenses, evacuation by helicopter if needed, and trip cancellation. Check with different insurance providers to find the best coverage for your needs.
5) Guide and Porters
Hiring a local guide and porter for Everest base camp yoga trek is always helpful as a guide can help with navigation, provide local insights, ensure your safety and a porter can assist you by carrying heavy backpack, allowing you to enjoy the trek without the added physical strain.
It’s important to note that according to Nepal tourism board, all the trekkers are required to obtain services of licensed trekking guide and to obtain TIMS card through authorized trekking agencies registered with the government of Nepal.
Therefore, Nepal holiday treks and tours Pvt. Ltd. is always here to offer you a highly experienced, friendly, English speaking, and licensed trekking guide and porter with their insurance. Moreover, they can provide you valuable insights into the local culture, traditions, and history of the region.
To trek to Everest base camp, you need two permits:
1) The Sagarmatha National Park Permit
2) Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) card
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On your arrival to Kathmandu from Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), the representative from Nepal Holiday Treks and Tours welcome you and then you shall be transferred to the categorized Hotel in Kathmandu to which you are comfortable with. Later in the afternoon, you shall have 2 hours yoga session, yogic breathing, and meditation.
This morning take a scenic flight to Lukla, gateway to the Everest region flying over the Langtang and Jugal ranges that surround the Kathmandu basin and the Rolwaling Himal. After lunch at the riverside village of Ghat, we begin our expedition with a series of short trekking days to ensure we acclimatize. Following the banks of the Dudh Koshi River, we begin our ascent to Phakding where we spend the night.
Our trek will begin with a quick 1-hour yoga and meditation session for the relaxed beginning of the day. Crossing the river on a large suspension bridge we head over to Jorsale and continue trekking along the river today. The trail climbs out of the valley to Monjo where we enter the Everest National Park. Continuing on, we make a steep ascent to reach Namche Bazaar, our resting place for the night. To end the day, you will have another 2 hours of yoga and meditation session. Namche Bazaar is the gateway to the Himalayas and a famous trading place.
Before we set off on a steep climb to the Shyangboche airstrip which serves the famous Hotel Everest View there will 3-hour yoga meditation session and will be following the trail down to the Khumjung Village at the foot of the Sacred Mountain Khumbila. The panoramic mountain views en route today are superb.
Our trek will begin with a quick 1-hour yoga and meditation session for the relaxed beginning of the day. A steep walk takes us to the Mong La pass today with spectacular views of Ama Dablam and Khumbila mountains. Our camp for the night is in the very traditional Sherpa village of Phortse, where we may spot mountain goats or Danfe, the national bird of Nepal.
Indeed there will 1 more yoga and meditation session for an hour to end the day and better start of tomorrow.
With 1hour yoga and meditation session in the morning, we will start the day further up on the trail. Enjoy wonderful views of Tengboche and Ama Dablam Mountain during this morning’s ridge climb up the Imja Khola Valley to the village of Upper Pangboche with its ancient monastery. After lunch we continue up the glacial valley to Dingboche, passing some of Khumbu’s beautifully carved prayer stones.
After a busy day of exploring Khumbu, we will end the day with our regular session of 1hour yoga and meditation session. Overnight will stay in Phortse.
Before moving to higher altitude, a proper rest day is provided on this day and you will be doing your 2 hours yoga and meditation session at Chukkung. Today we’ll experience one of the highlights of the trek with an excursion to the incredible Chukkung Valley, flanked by Lhotse Mountain to the north, Ama Dablam to the south and the great fluted ice walls of the Amphu Laptsa Pass. We trek back to Dingboche where there is the option to spend a second night or trek on to Duglha.
Beginning the day with regular 1hour of yoga and meditation, we will continue our journey; the trail gradually climbs to the tiny settlement of Duglha, nestled below the terminal Morraine of the Humbu Glacier. From here there’s the option to take a side trip to a breathtaking viewpoint overlooking Tshola Tsho glacial lake with a dramatic backdrop of rugged peaks including Cholatse, Taboche and the mountains at the head of the Khumbu Valley. Back on the trail, it’s a steep climb up to Lobuche, where we can watch the sunset over Nuptse Mountain.
Regular 1 hour of yoga and meditation will be the end of the day and we will be staying here for today.
Continuing with 1 hour of yoga and meditation along the main trail to Everest, we hike to Gorakshep. This is a short distance but somewhat challenging at the present altitude. From here we can follow in the footsteps of the late, great Sir Edmund Hillary and trek up to Everest Base Camp, where he and Tenzing Norgay began their immense, record-breaking expedition to reach the highest Peak on Earth! Take in the atmosphere and witness the ‘expedition life’ of those present-day mountaineers attempting to reach the summit. Return to Gorakshep where we spend the night. After reaching Gorakshep there will be an evening session of yoga and meditation to get relax.
Trek to Gorekshep then hike to Everest base camp then mediation at EBC.
On day 10 we climb Kala Pattar for arguably the most magnificent mountain vista in the world – the west and south face of Everest, so close you can even see the incredible climbing route from base to summit. After reaching there will be yoga and meditation session on top. We descend back to Gorkashep for a rest before continuing our journey to Pheriche for the night.
It will be a busy day today, so early 1hour of yoga and meditation is provided. Then our route today starts back through the long walled paths of the Pheriche Village and a gradual ascent along the flanks of the hills below the village before a drop to the Duh Koshi. A little further the route joins the main trail coming from Pheriche. We pass through the village of Pangbouche and stop for lunch in Thyangbouche. After lunch, we descend steeply to Phunki Tanga. After a short break, we start the uphill climb to Shanasa where they’ll be the opportunity to purchase traditional souvenirs from Tibetan traders. From Shanasa, we take an easy trail to reach Namche Bazaar.
In Namche, 1 hour of yoga and meditation will be conducted to restore your body strength.
Early in the morning meditation at the hotel then trek to Tengboche and Evening time meditation at the hotel.
Early in the morning meditation at the hotel then trek to Namche Bazaar and Evening time mediation at the hotel.
In the morning on our final day, regular 1 hour of yoga and meditation starts the day, we retrace our steps downhill through the beautiful forest landscapes, continuing back to Jorsale, here we leave the national park before stopping for a rest in Monjo. We further re-trace our steps along the Dudh Kosi, crossing to the western bank at Benkar. Lunch will be taken at Phakding and in the afternoon we ascend out of the river valley back to the airstrip and our lodge accommodation at Lukla.
We fly back to Kathmandu to spend our final days at leisure. Sightsee, shop or simply relax after our exhausting but momentous adventure – the choice is yours.
On this day, you shall be transferred to the International Airport at least 3 hours before your flight for the onward destination by a representative of Nepal Holiday Treks and Tours.
From the moment I landed in Kathmandu, to the moment I left. Nepal Holiday Treks & Tours, provided me with the experiences I needed to make a trip of a lifetime. Met at the airport by a company representative. I was driven to my hotel which allowed me to relax after my flight from the UK. Ramesh helped me to organize a few days of sightseeing around Kathmandu. Given me the chance to see everything I wanted, and providing me with a guide and private to take me around. The trek itself was absolutely amazing. I can not fault the guides we were with. Or the other people in our group. A truly amazing experience that I will never forget. The only bad thing is that it makes me want to go back for more! Thank you Nepal Holiday Treks & Tours, for an experience of a lifetime!
Meditation cushion or pillow
Yoga strap or blocks
Waterproof day pack
Flash or torch light
Warm down jacket
Raincoat and rain trousers
Antibacterial hand wash
Tooth brush and tooth paste
Small personal power bank
Camera and batteries
Other required equipment’s