Food during Everest base camp trek

Food during Everest base camp trek

Food during Everest base camp trek

For Breakfast at Everest Base Camp?

It is most important to have breakfast before doing anything and especially when you go for an adventure or trekking. The energy level automatically decreases as you trek longer without food or drinks.

You can have your breakfast at least twenty-five to thirty minute before start your trekking. This is a way by which you can get enough stamina for trekking the whole day’s journey to Everest. Similarly, three passes trek also need the same food category of breakfast.

As you will be in the designed destination on exact timing then you have to start early walking. This will probably require almost six to seven hours each day. Then you have to have breakfast around seven in the morning.

Some of the available breakfast found in these regions are potatoes, eggs, and bread. In the following, there are the lists of the breakfast menu that can be found in the Everest region route of lodges.


Eggs

 

Eggs are normally available for breakfast and also you can get protein with various recipes made of eggs.some of different types of egg made on this region are;

Vegetarian omelets

Scrambled eggs

Poached eggs

Plain omelettes

Boiled eggs

Cheese omelets

 

Bread Toasts

The varieties of toasts made of bread in each and every tree houses located in the trail of Everest base camp region. In the following list we have given various names of toasts made in these teahouses. 

Toasts with jam

Plain Toast

Toast with Honey

Toast with Cheese

Toasts with egg and cheese

French Toast and so on

Pancakes

 

The most of the food providing tea houses around the base camp of Everest region they serve pancakes with the varieties of flavours. You can even get to know about the chapatis and bread and they are considered as the local food items in the base cam areas.

Regular pancake with honey or jam

Egg pancake

Chocolate pancake

Lemon/ apple/cinnamon pancake

Plain chapati

Chapati with butter/honey/eggs/beans

 

Porridges


If you want to taste new food then porridge is also found as breakfast in this region. They are also on the regular menu breakfast for the guests. You can select different tastes of porridge with mixed flavors in the following lists.


Oat Porridge

Apple Porridge

Rice Pudding

Cornflakes and milk

Tsampa Porridge

Cinnamon Porridge with raisins

Muesli


This is an alternative option for the breakfast muesli and hot milk for the breakfast around the base camp of Everest region. It is a mixture of oats and other cereals, dried fruit, and nuts, eaten with milk at breakfast.

 

What’s For Lunch At Everest Base Camp?


The popular saying if lunch is regarded as the king of meals and lunch is also regarded as queen for sure. This is an important meal that should be taken in the afternoon so that you will not lack energy.

During the time of trekking mostly lunchtime falls at 12 o’ clock in the mid-afternoon. This is the time in which you can enjoy your lunch during the trek around any place of the trekking route.

Mostly local lunch food items that can be found in the Everest region of a country are lentil soup, pickle, rice. If you want meat items then you have to order separately.

Some of lunch food items that can be found in the Base camp of Everest region are listed below;

Vegetarian daal bhaat

Non-vegetarian daal bhaat

Veg fried rice

Egg fried rice

Mixed fried rice

Fried rice with cheese

Rice with chicken/ veg curry

In the following, we have listed the more items that are used as a lunch and you can enjoy it during your trip to Everest region.

Noodles


Noodles can easily be found anywhere in the tea houses or lodges during the trek to Everest region. These types of food are even found in the Annapurna region trek. From food like fried noodles to Thukpas you can easily taste such noodles in this region.

The varieties of fried noodles are:

Veg fried noodles

Fried noodles with chicken

Fried noodles with buff

Mixed fried noodles

The different varieties of Thukpa include:

Veg Thukpa

Chicken Thukpa

Egg Thukpa

Buff Thukpa

And Mixed Thukpa

Momo


Some of the popular food that can be found in cities are also found in this region like Momo. This dish is so popular around the country. Momo is basically shaped round dumplings that are filled with meat or vegetables inside the dough. You can also have varieties of momo such as veg momo, buff momnom, chicken momo, and so on. This is made by steaming upto when they are cooked properly and they can be fried too.

Steamed/ Fried momo items

Veg momo

Chicken Momo

Cheese momo

Buff momo

Potato momo

Spaghetti


Spaghetti is a long, thin, solid, cylindrical pasta. It is a staple food of traditional Italian cuisine. Like other pasta, spaghetti is made of milled wheat and water and sometimes enriched with vitamins and minerals. Italian spaghetti is typically made from durum wheat semolina.

Spaghetti is also found in the Base camp of Everest region with various kinds of toppings. Spaghetti are mentioned below with lists.

Tomato sauce

Cheese and tomato sauce

Tuna, tomato sauce, and cheese

Vegetable and tomato sauce


Pizza


Most of the guests are fond of eating pizza . This is of course easily found in the Namche bazaar region and you cannot eat this food after Namche.

The different pizza items available at Everest base camp include the following:

Veg Pizza

Mushroom Pizza

Mixed Pizza and so on

 

Pasta and Macaroni


If you want to eat macaroni and pasta items for lunch then this moment will be happy for you. It is because you can make macaroni and pasta at such an altitude region. 

Plain macaroni

Macaroni with egg, cheese, and vegetables

Mixed macaroni

Vegetable/ cheese fried pasta


Sandwiches


Some of the varieties of sandwiches that are found in the Everest region atre as mentioned.

Grilled Cheese Tomato

Grilled Tomato Egg

Grilled Tuna and Tomato


What’s For Dinner At Everest Base Camp?


The dinner time will be the most enjoyable time for the trekkers because all trekkers will be tired. The good meal will be the most fascinating for them. There will be dinner at seven o’clock in the evening. Try to take sufficient amounts of food as dinner during the trek to Everest. It will increase your stamina to walk easily in the trails.

This dinner will provide you a very well, night sleep in the Everest region of the country.. The dinner items are also as similar as that of a dinner. The common food that you will be offered is Dal Bhat and Tarkarior you can also choose any of other food that is wesytern item from the menu. 

 

Drinks on Everest Base camp


This is most important for all the trekkers that they should drink anything sessibly. During the time of trekking in the trails, you will be served lemon tea or hot orange by most of the teahouses. At the same time you also get extra sliced ginger and hot water if you want.

These things will really help you if you suffer from any stomach problem illness.We always recommend you take more and more hot products for being safe from cold. Mostly hot water is good for a cold. If you suffer from a cold then you have to go through the biggest problem that you ever faced in your life.

There is a chance of getting coffee and tea and any other meal accordingly. There is high caffeine in tea or coffee so you should avoid taking more of them while trekking in the Everest region or any other higher region.

 

Water


Everyone knows that water is the most essential element of human existence. Let’s t5alk about the trek and how much it is important for trekkers? It is absolutely important for the trekkers because they have to be hydrated during walking along the trail. If you really ignore this thing then you have to go through a serious problem. The lack of a balanced level of enough fluid result with a serious problem may be altitude sickness.

Another important thing that you always think of tap water is whether they are clean or not. We recommend you to take filtered water if possible. If not then you should use chlorine water that will not hamper your health. So this is important information for you that you choose, always be serious during drinking water at time of trekking.

At the same time, you also don’t need to be worried about drinking unhygienic water if you are at tea houses. They will surely provide you hot drinking water because this is their responsibility to serve boiled water.

If they don’t even provide you with hot water then you should tell them,m or buy yourself mineral water or use a purification tablet as required. So always try to drink hot and purified water so that yoi8 will comfortably be at the Everest base camp easily. 

 

These are the food items that can be found as lunch, dinner, and breakfast in the Everest base camp trek. All the food and their menu are shown above at you meal. This will really help you to come up with a mindset for taking such a thing to Everest being prepared. 

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