Everest base camp trek
|Accommodation:||Lodge, Tent, Tea House|
|Transport:||Flight , Bus|
|Best Season:||March - May & Sept - Dec|
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Everest base camp trek is one of the most highly visited regions in Nepal where you get an opportunity to observe the encompassing view of the world’s highest mountains like Mt. Everest, Kanchenjunga, Makalu, Lhotse, and many other beautifully snow-capped peaks. The trek not only gives you the mesmerizing panoramic views of the world’s highest mountains but also takes you to the world heritage site Sagarmatha national park covering 443 square miles (1148 sq. km.). The park comprises snow-capped mountains, glaciers, peaks, valleys and also includes several species such as snow leopard, red panda, Himalayan thars and wolves, etc. Everest base camp trek also embraces the cultural beauty of this region where you can experience the Sherpa culture and encounter various beautiful monasteries. You can also visit the Mt. Everest documentation center which contains full history and events that happened in the Khumbu region. Around Namche bazar, you can find different kinds of stuff like trekking materials, climbing materials, and various artifacts from Tibet, visit a Sherpa culture museum where ancient Sherpa artifacts are on display and also Sherpa culture photo gallery which exhibits Sherpa culture, tradition, and lifestyle in photographs. You can also enter the Khumbu international library that contains a huge collection of books on mountains, flora, and fauna, people, etc. And the other remarkable attraction includes the Mani Rimdu dance in the Tengboche Monastery and Dumje festival of the Sherpa people which falls in April.
Everest Base camp trek initiates from ancient Kathmandu to Lukla in a scenic and thrilling flight. You see the beautiful view of the long Himalayan range as well as the landscape from the plane. After landing at Tenzing Hillary Airport also known as Lukla Airport, you start walking and head to the base camp via Namche Bazar. You’ll muse and tranquilize by the beautiful river valley, mesmerizing scenery in the Sagarmatha National Park, a forest of swarming rhododendron, and the beauty of the Everest region. The best time for Everest base camp trek is from mid-March to May and from September to November.
Arrive at Tribhuvan international airport, Kathmandu and taken to hotel
After you land at the Tribhuwan International Airport, you will be welcomed by an airport representative and taken to the hotel. In the evening there will be a welcome dinner and spend overnight in Kathmandu.
Sightseeing of Kathmandu and Preparation for trek
You will visit famous places in Kathmandu like Durbar Square, Pashupatinath temple, Swayambhunath stupa and Bouddhanath stupa which are all listed in UNESCO world heritage sites. After visiting those famous places, you will be spending your overnight in hotel in Kathmandu.
Flying to Lukla and trekking to Phakding
You will fly to Lukla early in the morning, from where all Everest treks begin. You will meet the rest of the team in Lukla and your trekking starts from there. We pass over a Cheplung village from where we get a sight of Mt. Khumbila, which is Also Known As Holy Mountain. From here, we slowly go downhill until Phakding and spend overnight in Phakding.
From Phakding to Namche Bazaar
Your path passes Starts through a pine forest and carries on our walk on the path to the north up the Benkar valley. You will cross through the Dudh Koshi River and pass Chumoa and Monjo villages before reaching the arrival of the Everest National Park. After crossing a suspension bridge, you will pass Jorsale village and walk together with the Dudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi rivers. You will rise on a steep path and reach Namche Bazaar which is probably the biggest town in the Everest region. You will spend your Overnight in Namche Bazaar.
Acclimatization Day in Namche Bazaar
You will have a tour to Namche Bazaar which is one of the famous towns in the Everest or Khumbu region. You will hike-up to Sagarmatha National Park and enjoy the sunrise over the Himalayas including Mt. Everest, AmaDablam, Thamserku, Lhotse, Nuptse, Kongde and many more. At night you will be staying in a hotel Namche Bazaar.
Going from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche
You will be having an easy walk Phunki from where you will move towards Tengboche village and visit famous Tengboche monastery which is the biggest monastery of the Everest region. It is located within the Sagarmatha National Park which is as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the monastery is blessed with panoramic views of the Himalayas, including Mt. Everest, Lhotse, AmaDablam, Nuptse, and Thamserku. You will spend your Overnight in Tengboche.
From Tengboche to Dingboche
You will go downhill and passe through lush forests of rhododendron trees. In our trekking, we can admire good views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, and AmaDablam and then you will be walking downward to Debuche and cross the Imja River to reach Pangboche. We choose the upper Pangboche path and admire the Himalayan vista and the Pangboche Monastery. We will continue our walk to the Imja Valley and Lobuche River before climbing to Dingboche. Dingboche is a picturesque village with beautiful barley, potato and buckwheat fields with grazing animals.
Acclimatization in Dingboche
Spending a day in Dingboche will help you to acclimate to the high altitude. Instead of resting the whole day, you will have a sight of the world’s tallest peaks and after the visit, you will spend your overnight in a hotel.
From Dingboche to Duglha
It is a very short journey from Dinboche toDuglha. At the beginning of the trek, you will enjoy the beautiful view of Himalayas. As your path go downhill and curves, you will come to across a river and climb to Duglha which is a small village with a huge strand of prayer flags hung across the valley. And you will spend your overnight in Duglha.
Going from Duglha to Lobuche
You will climb to the verticalKhumbu Glacier. The path passes through slopes and climbs ChupkiLhara which is an elevation that provides remarkable mountain views. The top of the elevation is filled with prayer flags and stones. Crossing through Khumbu Glacier we can also observe Mt. Nuptse. And you will spend your Overnight in Lobuche.
Lobuche to GorakShep and Visit Everest Base Camp
Trekking to the Everest Base Camp is not very tough which climb and run down mostly on a glacier path with a lot of meandering on rough terrains. When you will reach the Everest base camp, you will be enjoying the unbelievable melt patterns and the Everest Base Camp is spectacularly beautiful. You will have the view of Nuptse, Khumbuste and Pumori mountains from the base camp and walk back towards GorakShep where you will spend the night.
GorakShep to Kala Patthar then after to Pherice
Early in the morning, you will be heading to Kala Patthar. You will walk on a fairly vertical trail at a comfortable pace. As you will climb, you will see beautiful mountains. You will see the world’s tallest mountain Everest along other beautiful mountains. After spending some time at Kala Patthar, you will be heading to GorakShep
Pheriche to Namche Bazaar
You will go downhill through a hillside filled with rhododendron and juniper trees and cross a bridge over the DudhKoshi River. You will descend quickly through pine forest where you will see mountains goats, pheasants, and other wild animals and birds and your path will lead you to Sansa from where we can enjoy views of mountains like AmaDablam, Thamserku and Nuptse. After reaching Namche Bazaar you will spend your overnight there.
From Namche Bazaar to Lukla
After having our breakfast, you will walk across the DudhKoshi River, pass suspension bridges and villages and finally reach in Lukla.
End of trek, Fly to Kathmandu
You will have an early morning flight to Kathmandu, in reaching Kathmandu, you can spend time buying a souvenir, farewell dinner at night.