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Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest Base Camp Trek is a famous challenging trek in Khumbu, Nepal. Famous for its spectacular mountain peaks and the loyalty and friendliness of its inhabitants (the Sherpas), the Everest region (Khumbu) is one of the most popular destinations for tourists in Nepal.


Overview

Everest Base Camp Trek is a famous challenging trek in Khumbu, Nepal. Famous for its spectacular mountain peaks and the loyalty and friendliness of its inhabitants (the Sherpas), the Everest region (Khumbu) is one of the most popular destinations for tourists in Nepal. While many of the routes through the mountains are arduous, there are ample places to rest and enjoy a meal along the way. Furthermore, don’t worry about getting lost. Just ask a local the way to the next village on your route, and they will direct you. Most Sherpas under the age of fifty can at least understand basic English, and many speak it fluently.

Fact Of The Trek

Tour Destination: Kalapathar – Everest Base Camp
Duration: 14 days
Activities: Cultural tour/ Trekking
Minimum altitude: 2853m
Maximum altitude: 5550m
Best season: Sep/ Oct/ Nov/ Feb/ March/ Apr/ May/ June.
Trip starts/Ends: In Kathmandu (Capital of Nepal)
Accommodations: 2 nights Hotel in Kathmandu, 12 nights Tea-house in trekking.
Transport: Flight from Kathmandu/ Lukla/ Kathmandu


Program

Day One

Arrive in Kathmandu international airport and we are waiting for you just outside arrival gat with company board And then go to the Hotel .

Day Two

Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla 2840m and trek to Phakding 2610m/3-4 hours, After 45 minutes fly from Kathmandu to Lukla and will have breakfast and then continue our journey passing many Buddhist monuments during the trail and finally we reach in Phakding which takes about 3 hours. We will have lunch there. Overnight in Lodge.

Day Three

Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar 3440m/5-6 hours, In the morning after breakfast; we start from hotel and we reach in Monjo after 3 hours walk passing many suspension bridges with good view of Mt. Thamserku and we should entry our permit and will have lunch in Jorsalle. Then we start to climb steep up slowly passing high suspension bridge till Namche Bazar which takes about 2 and half hour. Overnight in Lodge.

Day Four

Acclimatization Day, In this day, we will hike to Everest view hotel for panoramic and spectacular view of mountains. It takes 2 hours to reach in there and after 1 hour enjoy with the mountains then we climb down to Khumjung village for the visit ancient monastery and Khumjung Hillary School. It takes about 1 hour. We can see Skull of Yeti inside the Monastery. This is the biggest Sherpa village in Khumbu region. Again we continue our trek to Khunde village which takes about 1 hour. We will have lunch there and visit the old monastery and back to hotel in Namche via Syangboche village. It takes about 1 and half hour. Overnight in Lodge.

Day Five

Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche 3860m/4-5 hours, In the morning, we start our trek like as before days and the trail continues to straight until reaching Kyanjuma village and takes about 1 & half hour walk and then the trail climbs down to the Dudh Kosi River and cross by suspension bridge. We can see a series of picturesque water driven prayer wheel. Then we will have lunch in Phungi Thangna. The steep ascent brings us to Tengboche village. We can visit ancient Buddhist Monastery in evening time to take a meditation with many monks and nuns. The views of the mountains are spectacular in the morning and evening. Overnight in Lodge.

Day six

Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche 4410m/5-6 hours, Today, our trail continues through the Rhododendrons forests until reaching the suspension bridge near the Pangboche village which takes about 2 hours. Then we cross the bridge and we climb up gently steep trail until reaching the Pangboche village. The trail continues a little steeper up till to reach Pangboche monastery. We can visit the monastery and continue our trek till Somare village, it takes about 1 hour. We will have lunch break there. After lunch the trail continues in the isolated pastures and fields till Orsho, left trail goes to Pheriche and right trail continues to Dingboche. Then we continue our trek to following the upstream of Imja Khola. Finally we arrive in Dingboche which takes about 2 hours. Now we have a good view of Amadablam, Island Peak, Lhotse, Tawache, Tsolache, Lobuche and other peaks. Overnight in Lodge.

Day seven

Acclimatization day, Hike to Chhukung-Ri 5550m (7 hours side trip) Today we have a day off to acclimatize. So, our trail continues in the Yak grazing land until reaching Chhukung village which takes about 2 hours. Then we continue our steep ascent trail till Chhukung-Ri which takes about 2 and half hour. Now we have a close view of Lhotse, Makalu, Island peak and Baruntse himal as well. Then you descend till Chhukung and will have lunch break. It takes about 1 hour. After lunch we come back same way until reaching Dingboche village. Overnight in Lodge.

Day Eight

Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche 4910m/5-6 hours, In the morning, after breakfast, the short climb brings us to the ridge above Dingboche and past the small Chhorten and descends to the broad terrace above the Khumbu Khola valley. We continue our trail passing the terrace until reaching Thukla which takes about 2 and half hour. We can see a short glimpse of the majestic peak of Pumori, Nuptse, Lobuche, Cholatse, Tawache, Amadablam and other small peaks. We will have lunch break there before climb the steep terminal moraine of the Khumbu glacier. After lunch, the trail steeply ascends until reaching at the top of the ridge, is an array of cairn memorials and large heaps of stones with prayer flags, remembering mountaineers who perished on missions to climb Everest. We have a dramatic mountain views like Nuptse, Pumori, Khumbutse, Lingtren, Lobuche, Tawache and Amadablam etc. then your trail continues until reaching Lobuche which takes about 2 and half hour. In the evening time we go to look Khumbu Glacier. Overnight in Lodge.

Day Nine

Trek from Lobuche to Gorak-Shep 5140m/3 hours and Exploring the Everest Base Camp 5364m. In the morning after breakfast, we continue our trek in the left bank of Khumbu glacier and steep climb up till Changri glacier, and then short descend to reach Gorak shep. It takes about 2 and half hour. We will have lunch break there. After lunch, we can enjoy great view of Pumori, Lingtren, Khumbutse, Nuptse. Today’s journey after lunch is a round trip to Mount Everest Base Camp. First we pass by the glacier lake. Then, we go through the side of moraine and go down to the central part of Khumbhu glacier. We follow the small ups and downs through the glacier until reaching Everest Base Camp which looks desolate surrounding ice, snow and rock faces. We can see from here South Col and the icefalls of the Western Cwn as well as Pumori. Then, we return back to our Lodge which takes about 6 hours for round trip. Overnight in Lodge.

Day Ten

Hike to Kala Pathar and trek from Gorak-Shep to Pheriche 4240m (5/6 hours) Early in the morning, we will hike to Kala Pathar 5550m. The trail steeply ascends until reaching Kala Pathar view point which takes about 2 hours. Kala Pathar means Black rocks. Now we have an excellent view of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Khumbutse, Pumori, Lingtren, Changtse (Chinese mountain), Amadablam, Thamserku, Lobuche peak and other peaks all around. There is also unobstructed view of sunrise and sunset. Then we climb down till our hotel and it takes about 1 hour. We will have our breakfast. After breakfast we continue our trek passing the Changri glacier until reaching Lobuche which takes about 2 hour. Then we continue again until reaching Thukla which takes about 1 hour. We will have lunch there. After lunch, the trail continues gently descent till reaching Pheriche. It takes about 2 hour. Overnight in Lodge.

Day Eleven

Trek from Pheriche to Namche bazaar 7 and half hours, This day after breakfast, Firstly our trail continues passing the pastures land and cross a small stream, then gradually descends to Pangboche sherpa Village and. We make lunch break inTengboche one of the biggest monastery Khumbu after lunch continue same way namche bazaar overnight Hotel

Day Tweleve

Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla 2840m/6-7 hours, In the morning, we leave the Namche Bazar and trail descents through pine trees and cross the high suspension bridge over the Dudh Kosi River. Then our trail continues River side and we arrive in Jorsalle and it takes about 2 and half hours. We continue again our trek until reaching Phakding with crossing several bridges about 1 and half hours walk. We will have our lunch there. After lunch our trail continues until reaching Lukla with passing up and down which takes about 2 hours. Overnight in Lodge.

Day Thirteen

Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu, Early in the morning after breakfast, fly back to Kathmandu which takes approximately 45 minutes and get a bird's eye view of the Himalaya on a mountain flight from Kathmandu to Lukla.and that day half day sightseeing Buddhist temple specia popular place

Day Forteen

Full Day Guided Sightseeing Tour in Bhaktapur and Patan Durbar square by private van After breakfast, we are going to visit two historical monuments which represent early and late medieval history, architecture, culture and religion. Bhaktapur Durbar square is an ancient newari city, 13 kilometers far from Kathmandu stores numbers of Hindu temples, 55 windowed medieval durbar and offers you various examples of metal smith and wooden craft along with the opportunity of exploring traditional pottery work to the another corner. Patan durbar square is equally important which represents late medieval history, Culture and then 15 minutes drive to airport.

Service Included

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car.
  • Two night’s standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu at 3 stars level hotel.
  • Meals on full board (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) in trekking for you.
  • All accommodations during the trek.
  • Everest Trekking map.
  • Both ways domestic flight tickets from Kathmandu/ Lukla/ Kathmandu with airport tax.
  • An experienced Government licensed holder guide and porter to carry your luggage during the trek.
  • Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, equipments, transportation, local tax for Guide and porter.
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • All necessary paper works and national park entry permits.
  • Travel & Rescue arrangement.
  • All government taxes and tourist service charge.

Service Excluded

  • Any meals in Kathmandu other than breakfast
  • Travel insurance.
  • International airfare to and from Nepal.
  • Nepal entry visa fee US$ 30 (duration 60 days from date of issue).
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Any kind of alcoholic drinks, hot water, hot shower, cold drinks, laundry, phone call, internet.
  • Tips for guide, porters, driver.
NOTE: Tipping is expected but it is not mandatory.

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