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Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest Base Camp Trekking Everest base camp trekking trail take you to see the close view of Mt. Everest. It is known as ' the King of all Mountains' in the world. World’s popular highest challanging trekking trail destination is known as Everest Base camp Trekking, lies Eastern part of North in Nepal.
Trekking starts from Lukla, ends to Lukla and needs for two weeks waliking. First day to walk down Phakding and follows along the Dudh Kosi river which climbs up to the Sherpa village of Namche bazaar. Namche is an ancient unique settlements of Sherpa house with a bustling bazaar, the main gate for trekkers and everest national park headquarets.
Along the Everest base camp trekking trail, highest monastery at Tengboche is main the attraction. Monks are always welcomed with smile face. Sound of Monks prayers and chanting attract all tourists to stop for a while. The monastery is structurally located on a top ridge with commanding views of the Everest landscape. Chance to see a wildlife animals musk deer, thar and nepal’s national birds - phasant. Villages surrounded by dwarf firs and rhododendrons are interspersed with magnificent forests of rhododendron, magnolia and giant firs.
Continue walk up to a village of Pagboche and Pheriche and to see a spectacular views of the Ama Dablam, Tawache and other peaks and then finally to highest camp at Gorak Shep. It is the matter of fact that Mt.Everest can not be observed from the base camp. So, most of the trekkers climb Kala Pattar (5545m.) which is situated on the southern flank of Pumori (7145m.). The homeland of sherpa's lifestyles wth rich Sherpa Culture, Yeti head (scull) at Khumjung old monastry, Tengboche monastry and khumjung Sherpa villages.

 

Trip Facts

Trip duration -15 days

Trek Duration - 11 days

Max. Altitude - 5,545 m

Group Size - Min-1

Trekking From – Lukla

Trekking End – Lukla

Grade – Hard

Transportation – Flight

Type – Teahouse

Attraction of the trek – Khumbu’s landscape, glaciers and ice fall

Himalayan Sights – Mount Everest , Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Lobuche, Island, Pumori, Nuptse, Lhotse.

Culture – Buddhist religion and culture.

Activity – Trekking and Cultural excursion.

Highlights of trip - Buddhist Monastery situated at the highest place of Tengboche, Sherpa’s settlements.

Detail Itinerary of Everest Base Camp Trekking

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1300m.)
You will be received by our representatives and will be transferred to hotel. After checking into our rooms, stay Overnight in hotel Kathmandu.

 

Day 02: Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour.
Half day Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour of three places: Kathmandu: Swayambu Nath Stupa, famous hindu Temple of Pashupatinath and buddhist pilgrims of Bouddhanath Stupa, Overnight at hotel.

Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla and walk down to Phakding.

Transfer to the airport for the mountain flight to Lukla. We will fly to Tenzing and Hillary Airport in Lukla (2804 meters) from Kathmandu, trek to Phakding (2610 meters) on the Dudh Kosi River . Lukla, the trail descends 1,500 feet down to the Dudh Kosi river for further trek to Phakding village. Overnight at Guesthouse.

Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar.

Pakding to Namche Bazaar 3440 mtrs, We enter the park at Jorsalle, cross the Bhote Kosi river and then climb steeply to Namche Bazaar. Namche is the main trading center for the Khumbu. Continue along the trail and begin the steep climbing up the “Namche Hill” to the Sherpa market town of Namche Bazaar. As we climb the steep hillside, we catch our first glimpse of Everest and the snowcapped panorama of Himalayan giants to come.


Day 05: Rest Day in Namche Bazaar for acclimatization.
We take a rest day in Namche Bazaar for acclimatization. There are a number of local excursions that we might enjoy. We can hike up above Namche to the Sagarmatha National Park Visitor’s Center and Museum, where there are terrific views of the Everest region and numerous educational displays on the culture, geography, geology, climatology, and wildlife within the park and the Khumbu. It is also possible to make a 2-2½ hour hike up to Syangboche and the Everest View Hotel.


Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (Monastry).

We will get our breakfast in the lodge and then start our trek further to Tengboche. Tengboche is a popular place in Everest Region. In Tengboche there is a traditional Buddhist Monastery where lots of visitors come for traditional yoga and meditations. From Tengboche we can see very nice views of Himalayan Mountains. From Tengboche we can see Mount Everest, Mount Lhotse, Mount Nuptse, Mount Ama dablam etc. This is one of the best places to stay in overall.


Day 07: Tengboche to Dingboche Village.
Dingboche is gateway to Island Peak climbers. Island Peak is one of the very popular trekking peaks in Nepal. Dingboche is a valley situated below hills from all sides.


Day 08: Rest day in Dingboche for acclimatization.
Today is rest day in and around Dingboche. A peaceful day of acclimatization, reading and relaxing in the warmth of the midday sun, replaced in the afternoon by the comfort of the Lodge lounge and its wood-burning stove.


Day 09: Dingboche to Lobuche.
We set off early and make our way across the highest yak grazing pastures in the Valley to our lunch stop at Dugla, at the foot of the Khumbu Glacier. The scenery is simply stunning; we are surrounded by some of the most impressive summits in the world, including Cholatse, Taboche Peak and the twin Lobuche Peaks. We walk upto Lobuche (4,910m.) and overnight.


Day 10: Lobuche to Gorak Shep and Everest Base Camp.
We will get our breakfast and then start our trek further to Kalapathar. This trek is one of the very strenuous yet rewarding days of the trek. Most of this day, we spend climbing mount kala pattar, a small peak of 5,555 meters. The ascent is demanding but the climbers get the most magnificent mountain panorama of Mount Everest, Nuptse, Pumori, Lhotse and others. Overnight at lodge.


Day 11: Gorak Shep to Kalapathar and back to Pheriche or Dingboche Village.
We go up to the Everest Base Camp and return back to Lobuche . This is strenuous trekking along with the Khumbu Glacier and up to Everest Base Camp at 5,365 meters. The view of the khumbu icefall from everest base camp is spectacular.


Day 12: Pheriche or Dingboche Village to Namche Bazaar.
Continue trekking down to Orsho, then on through Lower Pangboche and down to Deboche, reaching our lodge at Tengboche in the afternoon. From Tengboche the trail drops sharply down to the Dudh Koshi River and the village of Phunki, where we cross the river, and up toward Namche Bazaar, winding high above the river with views north towards mount Everest, Lhotse and Nuptse.


Day 13: Namche Bazaar Village to Lukla.
A reasonably long day as we head back to our start point in the Everest Valley. We relax in the extremely comfortable Himalaya Lodge or camp.


Day 14: Fly from Lukla Airport to Kathmandu.
This morning we will be transferred to Lukla Airport for our morning flight back to Kathmandu. During flight to Kathmandu we can see the close up views of the Himalayas. We land in Kathmandu and transfer to the Hotel.


Day 15: Final Departure from Kathmandu.

 

The above itinerary is a guideline and standard pattern which we provide you. Everest base camp trekking can be modified according to your time and requirements.

 

Cost Include

  • Airport pick up and Drop by private car/van/bus.
  • Three nights standard accommodation in Kathmandu (on the arrival day ,second night and after the trekking).
  • Your standard meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during trekking.
  • All necessary paper works and conservation entry permits.
  • Kathmandu to Lukla both way flight fare.
  • All accommodations in lodge/tea houses during the trek.
  • Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) Permit.
  • An experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, porters (1 porter for 2 peoples).
  • Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance for the Guide and Porter.
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • All government taxes.

Cost Exclude

  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport – Kathmandu). You will require 2 passport size photos.
  • Your Travel insurance.
  • Your personal expenses.
  • Food while you are in Kathmandu .
  • International airfare and airport departure tax.
  • All the alcoholic and non alcoholic Drinks.
  • Sweet things like chocolate.
  • Tips for the guide and porter.
 
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