Everest Base Camp - Suggested Itinerary

Days 1-2

Two nights in Kathmandu to prepare and sightsee

Day 3  

Fly to Lukla, then trek to Phakding 

Days 4-5

Rest day and acclimatisation in Namche Bazaar 

Day 6

Side trip to Thami 

Day 7

Visit the Sherpa villages of Khunde and Khumjumg 

Day 8-9

Rest day and acclimatisation in Tengboche 

Day 10 

Trek to Dingboche 

Day 11 

Sid trip to Chhukhung. Climb Chhukhung Ri 

Day 12 

Trek to Lobuche 

Day 13 

Ascend to Gorak Shep 

Day 14 

Climb Kala Patthar and descend to Pheriche 

Day 15 

Descend to Pangboche 

Day 16 

Back in semi-civilisation at Namche Bazaar 

Day 17 

Descent to Lukla 

Day 18-19

Recuperation and buffer day in Kathmandu 

Day 20