One of the most iconic treks in the world, the Everest Base Camp trek is of a lengthy distance of 130 Km, that is 65 Km each way. A lot of experienced, as well as novice trekkers, complete this trek with ease. But of course, trekking continuously at a high elevation can get pretty strenuous. Because of this, the trekkers regularly take adequate breaks to gradually get acclimatized to the high altitudes.
So, usually, this trek is divided into 12-14 days. Out of these, around 8-9 days are for hiking where you will be walking for 6-8 hours, that is, approx 15 Km per day through the lofty mountains and uneven terrains. The other few days are fitted in between for your acclimatization. Even though 15 km in a day is not much for a person with normal physical fitness, the rugged terrains and the unreliable weather can slow you down.
If you are doing this trek during the winters, you will have to be more gradual and more careful as the stunning snow-clad trails can turn out to be challenging. If you are going with a trek operator, they will make sure about all the meticulous planning for the whole trek. You just have to take care of packing the appropriate clothing and equipment.
The walking will perhaps be easier as the porters hiking along with you will be carrying your luggage the whole time. But if you are going on your own or with your own group of friends, keep in mind that you will have to prepare, plan out and execute the trek carefully to prevent any mishaps from occurring. Covering the total distance of 130 Km also depends on your experience as a trekker.
If you have done this trek or similar high altitude treks before, then you can expect your body to support you better in the trek. You may complete this difficult trek without much strain and exhaustion.