Everest Base Camp Trek by Road is one of the best options to explore the top of the world -Mt. Everest and surrounded by Himalayan scenery in a reliable way. This is an alternative safe way to reach Mt. Everest Base Camp since the regular flight of Lukla could be delayed for a few hours to days due to unpredictable weather in the high elevation. Everest Base Camp Trek by Road has completed an exciting package for trekkers who love to see different experiences during the trek. The trip begins a long drive full of curiosity with various landscape scenery and concludes at Lukla taking excite flight to Kathmandu after visiting Sagarmatha UNESCO World Heritage Site, unique Sherpa culture, warm hospitality, and wonderful snowcapped mountains including Mt. Everest (8,848.86m).
If you are looking for an alternative way to Everest and to escape a scary thrill ride to Lukla one way then we at Nepal Mother House are glad to offer you Everest Base Camp Trek by Bus or Jeep drive. This trip does not only make you more comfortable, but it is also a way to save some amount of money while escaping the one-way Lukla flight and you have much more experience of various landscapes, cultures, and people live hood while driving Kathmandu to below Lukla. Likewise, this is a great way to well acclimatize before getting to the base of the mighty peak. Everest Base Camp Trek drive by road helps your body to increase more immune power against altitude sickness than a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla.
Almost every trekking agency introduced Everest Base Camp Trek must begin from Kathmandu to Lukla flight to complete in a certain time frame, however, sometimes you might not complete the trip in mindset date and occur unwanted problems during your journey due to flight concerns. So, we at Nepal Mother House Treks presented here an alternative trail to EBC by road, it is hassle-free from Kathmandu to Lukla flight and weather conditions at the Lukla Airport.
We have designed carefully this Everest Base Camp Trek by Drive package according to our valuable Guest recommendations and feedback. So in this trek, you will take a drive from Kathmandu to Lukla Bus or Jeep at the begging of the trip and conclude the trip at Thamdanda to Kathmandu with an exciting jeep drive collecting with enormous experience in the Himalayas including Sherpa's unique Culture, Religious faith, wonderful mountains scenery, Glacier marine, Icefall and Mother Nature in the heart of the Himalaya.
Everest Base Camp Trek by Drive:
Recently, the road to Everest Base Camp has been built below the Lukla at Tham Danda/Bupsa, which takes a 4 to 5 hours walk below the Luka after the last stop of the drive. Distantly, the road from Kathmandu to Lukla is 366.9 km through the BP Highway and Tourism Highway or known as Everest Express Highway, and has a completed road track of 329.9 km. According to the Local Government "Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality" has announced to completion of the rest of the 37 km road from Thamdanda to Lukla within the fiscal years 2078-2079. Normally, it takes a 13 to 14 hours drive to get to Thamdanda from Kathmandu. However, sometimes it takes 8 to 10 hours for the first part of Kathmandu to Salleri/Phaplu and the next 6 to 7 hours from Salleri to Thamdanda due to road traffic and its condition.
Best Season for Everest Base Camp Trek without Lukla Flight:
Normally, Spring (March, April, May) and Autumn (September, October, and November) are the best time for the Everest Base camp Trek by the drive/without flight 14 Days. Those seasons are considered best due to the proper weather; there will be not any spot of clouds in the sky, feasibility, good view, and safe track. The temperature at the low level will be neither hot nor cold. This is one of the best times for trekking on Everest. Likewise, during the dry season and in the wintertime the road condition from Kathmandu to Thamdanda/Lukla is drivable.
Early December and the end of February are also considered good times for Everest Base Camp, especially the best time to escape with crowed of trekkers. However, winters will really challenging on the high land due to freezing cold and falling snow. Likewise, summer is challenging and not safe to walk due to a lot of rain and poor weather.
Everest Base Camp Trek Difficulty Level:
According to American author, salesman, and inspirational and motivational speaker Zig Ziglar's “Difficult Roads Often Lead to Beautiful Destinations”, these quotes match for Everest Base Camp trek too. There are many obstacles present before you get to your destination. For the two weeks, the Everest Base Camp trek's difficulty level is moderate. However this trek doesn’t require prior trekking experience but you should be physically fit, have strong determination, and make a list of well trekking gear for Everest. First-time trekkers also can do might EBC trek without obstacles. The law of attraction said “Everything comes when you are focusing on”, so here your target is to get to the base of Mt. Everest and see the astonishing view of the top of the world, and experience the Khumbu Glacier and Khumbu Icefall. So, you are not feeling much difficulty during this trek and it is already a long drive from Kathmandu to Thamdanda by jeep taking 13 to 14 hours at the beginning of the trip and going through the bending road peach road to the Salleri and rest rough road in different terrain.
Food on Everest Base Camp Trek Drive by Jeep:
Food is the most important for Everest Base Camp Trek; the food is something that you can’t compromise about it. There are verities of food options entire EBC trek; you can get typical Nepal Dhal-Bhat, soups, snacks, Momos, fried noodles, fried rice, Chinese, and continental dishes like noodles, spaghetti, spring rolls, Piza and steak, etc. You can pick the food items from menu cards at every tea house. Normally, you will have dinner and breakfast at the hotel/tea house where you stayed overnight, and take lunch at the tea house on the way to today's trip. The cost of the food is increasing according to the elevation gain, as everything had to be transported by porters, mules, Yaks, or helicopter charter after flying to Lukla from Kathmandu. However, the price of the food doesn’t be changed according to the season. Some, places like Lukla, Phakding, Namche, Tengboche, Dingboche, and Labuche will also find some bakeries items in the modern restaurant. You may take different tests of Nepalese food on the way while driving from Kathmandu to Lukla.
Accommodation during Everest Base Camp Trek by Road:
The tourist industry is growing rapidly in Nepal. The towering snowcapped peak, Mother Nature, people's culture, and religious hormones attract Millions of tourists a year. Nepal has eight out of the 10 highest mountains in the world. Nowadays, trekkers have many choices for accommodation during Everest Base Camp Trek. There is a basic tea house with dormitory rooms to luxury five-star hotel ammonites on the trip. The most popular trekking trail Gokyo valley trek and Everest View Trek provide basic standard comfortable and net and clean accommodations. Most tea houses have indoor toilets and bathrooms used commonly but some offer the best room with a heater, an attached bathroom with a hot shower, and a toilet. Lukla, Phakding, Namche Bazaar, and Labuche have simple accommodations in a tea house to fancy accommodations in luxury hotels. During the trekking peak season spring (March, April, and May) and autumn (September, October, and November) the entire hotel will be overbooked, so we make reservations a few weeks before for the Group trekkers. Likewise, in the Tengboche, Lobuche does not have enough accommodation for the peak season. The cost of the room will be different based on its facilities, services, and location. If you are seeing some Important Tips for the Everest Base Camp Trek, this will be a great support to make your trip successful.