Everest Base Camp Trek

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Everest Base Camp Trek offers stunning mountain displays and is a standout among the most motivating spots on the planet. Everest Base Camp Trek offers an understanding into the lives of the Sherpa individuals. Everest Base Camp trek starts with energizing mountain flight to Lukla and trek up the Dudh Kosi Valley encompassed by the summits of Thamserku and Kusum Kanguru. Everest Base Camp trek is a supercilious climb to Namche Bazaar capital of the Kumbu Sherpas encompassed by marvelous Himalayan vistas. The travelers’ then move towards renowned Tengboche found high on an edge where a superb 360-degree scene of the perspectives of Everest, the Lhotse-Nuptse Wall, Ama Dablam and Kantega command this peaceful and profound area. This region is unquestionably a standout amongst the quietest and stimulating spots on the planet.

While passing Buddhist religious communities, perspectives of Everest get closer consistently. This dazzling trek visits both Everest base camp and KalaPatthar of 5555meters, a perspective perceived as the best vantage point to see Mount Everest which is a head objective for some daring travelers in the Himalayas. In the end of the trekking to base camp and Kalapatthar travelers return back to Namche and Lukla for flight to Kathmandu. For the more gutsy trekkers travelers have the alternative of returning over the Cho La pass and go to the Gokyo valley and after that rising Gokyo Ri. Then again in the event that travelers are truly fit, you can endeavor the summit of Island crest.

In conquest of marching at Everest Base camp the travelers envelops numerous social sights – Pangboche, a customary Sherpa town, Tengboche with its well known and brilliant luxuriously enhanced Buddhist religious community and entrancing social site. More or less, this Everest circuit trekking is a blend of Everest base camp and Gokyo lakes with extra climb over the testing Chola pass.

Itinerary Details

Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu
Arrive in Kathmandu at any time. Our airport representative will welcome you and explain the program further. There are no planned activities for the day, so check into the hotel. Enjoy your overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 02: Preparation for trek and Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour
Touring the World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu Valley that includes: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa and Pasupatinath Temple. Overnight at hotel, breakfast included.

Day 03: Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2652m/8699ft) Duration: 3 hours
Early morning transfer to the airport for Lukla flight. The flight to Lukla is a lifetime experience in itself. The airfield is at high evaluation and the difference between the two ends of the runway is about an exceptional 60 meters only.  Trek to Phakding with an arresting, green landscape with the view of Kusum Kangraru. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11283ft) Duration: 6 hours
We follow the Dudh Koshi, ascending through Himalayan pine and cedar forests, to the celebrated village of Namche Bazaar. The village of Namche is a historic trading post where Nepalese and Tibetan traders exchange salt, dried meat and textiles. Besides being a splendid destination to shop for traditional crafts, Namche remains the central trading post in the Khumbu that attracts Himalayan and lowland merchants.  You will spend two days at Namche for acclimatization, visit local markets and spend time with your team. On the hike we capture our first glimpses of Everest and neighboring peaks.
Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 05: Namche Bazar and Everest View Hotel
This day is especially sectioned for acclimatization. We will hike to Syangboche Airport (3700m), supposed to be the highest airport in the world, then continue climbing to Everest View Hotel for great panoramic views of the Everest, Lhotse, Amadablam, Tawache etc. On the way back, we visit Sherpa Culture Museum and Everest Photo Gallery. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 06: Trek to Tengboche (3860m/12660ft)  Duration: 5 hours
The uniform and easy trail leads us towards the view of Mount Everest, descending deep into the Dudh Koshi Valley at Pungki Thanka and from this point, it ascends the right flank of the Dudh Koshi valley to Tengboche Monastery (3860m). It is the spiritual center of the Khumbu. The climb is lengthy, but is more than adequately compensated by gorgeous views of Mount Amadablam and on a clear day, views of Mt. Everest and its surrounding peaks. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 07: Trek to Dingboche (4410m/14464ft) Duration: 5 hours
Descend through a beautiful forest, cross the Imja Khola and trek through the village of Pangboche (3900m); perhaps today is the most interesting trekking because you will not lose altitude like on other days and you will enjoy views of Mt. Amadablam, Mt. Lhotse & other peaks; the route continues through pastures to Dingboche, known as the ‘summer valley’. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 08: Hike to Nagerjun (5100m/16728ft) and return Dingboche, 6 hours
This would be your second acclimatization day that requires about 6 hours of trekking to an altitude of 5100m. After breakfast, you ascend Nagerjun (5100m), a hill located on the flanks of the Chhukung valley directly above Dingboche. The main aim is to climb high and sleep low. The foot path becomes steep at times, resulting in a physically strenuous day.  Ascending the hill could take up to 5 hours at altitude. From this altitude there are good views of Lobuche East (6119m), Lobuche West (6145m), Taboche Peak (6367m), Thamserku (6608m), Kangtega (6685m) and Ama Dablam (6856m). On a clear day, you could even see Makalu, the world’s fifth highest mountain, including great views of the Pheriche Valley.  After a short rest, you start the descent back to Dingboche and the walk at altitude takes about 2 hours.  After lunch, take a well deserved rest, as afternoon temperatures could drop rapidly as the sun sets over the mountain tops. You will also spend a second night in Dingboche. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 09: Trek to Lobuche (4910m/16105ft) Duration: 5 hours
Trek along a broad valley floor to Dughla, passing the Trekkers Aid Post at Pheriche (4240 m). This trek is staffed by western volunteer doctors and supported by the Himalayan Rescue Association, which offers treatment and consultation to trekkers. Continue up the valley, gaining altitude. We come out of the valley to descend to the yak pastures of Lobuche. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 10: Trek to Everest Base Camp (5364m/17594ft) & back to Gorekshep (5181m/16994ft) Duration: 8 hours
After a short climb through meadows, look down at the Khumbu glacier. Straight ahead is Kalapattar – the best vantage point to view the entire south face of Mt. Everest and the surrounding peaks.
After a couple of hours we will get to Gorekshep, and continue our journey to the Everest base camp. There is not much elevation gain, but there are a lot of ups and downs and, combined with altitude, this can be an exhausting trek – but the journey is worth it. After approximately 3 hrs of hiking, you will arrive at the base camp and enjoy a magnificent view of the Khumbu glacier and icefall, where the Everest expeditions begin. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 11: Hiking to Kalapattar (5545m/18188ft) – Gorekshep – Pheriche (4210m/13809ft) Duration : 7 hours
The day starts with a hike up to Kalapattar (5545m), the best viewpoint to witness Mount Everest, in all its glory and the spectacular Himalayan range. We then trek back to Gorekshep, for breakfast and then descend to Pheriche (4210m). Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 12: Trek to Namche (3440m/11283ft) Duration: 7 hours
Easy walk along the Imja Khola, short climb to Tengboche, descend Pungki Thanka and complete steep to Kyangjuma, and easier trail to Namche. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 13: Trek to Lukla (2800m/9184ft) Duration: 7 hours
The trek continues along the Dudh Kosi River to the small mountain airstrip at Lukla, where you will catch your return flight to Kathmandu. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 14: Fly back to Kathmandu
30-minutes amazing scenic fly back to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel, breakfast included.

Day 15: Leisure day
Spend the day in Kathmandu, to rest or to explore, as per your inclination. Overnight at hotel, breakfast included.

Day 16: Farewell
Approximately 3 hours before the scheduled flight, a representative from the Nepal Hiking Team will take you to the airport. If you have more time you can do some shopping or sightseeing.

 

Include Exclude

Cost Include:

All meals during trek
Accommodation during trek on local lodge
Kathmandu to Pokhara by Tourist bus.
Pokhara to Kathmandu by flight
English speaking local expert guide, porters
Annapurna Conservation fees
Trekkers’ Information Management System fees
All guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu and entry fees.
Airport transfers and escort
Equipment clothing for porter & staffs
Insurance for all staff & porters
Airport transfers

Cost Exclude:

International airfares
Trekking Equipment
Major meals, Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu
Any type of personal expenses
Rescue & travel insurance, trip cancellation costs, accident or health emergency, evacuation, loss, theft or damage to baggage and personal effects.
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