Everest base camp trek
|Accommodation:||Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and tea houses during the trek|
|Transport:||Flight , Bus|
|Best Season:||March - May & Sept - Dec|
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Everest base camp trek is the most popular route for trekking in the Everest region. Nepal, geographically landlocked Country is surrounded by World’s tallest peaks, glaciers, lakes, flora, and fauna making it stand out for its natural beauty, cultural diversity and warm hospitality from the local people. Most of the tourists visit Nepal to venture into monumental landmarks that are preserved as UNESCO world heritage sites. Our rich culture, legacy, and heritage bring many tourists to visit Nepal and explore the rocky terrains of Mountain regions.
Everest Base Camp trek is an attraction for many tourists who are interested in Mountaineering and trekking. Everest base camp South is one of the most popular trekking routes in the Himalayas. The trek starts with arrival in Nepal and mountain flight to Lukla and starting trek towards the Everest Base Camp. From here the trekkers venture up to the Capital city of Sherpa’s popularly known as Namchebazaar by following the valley alongside Dudh Koshi River. After rest and acclimatization at Namche, the trekkers move ahead to Dingboche. We pass by Gorakhshep and the beautiful field of Kalapathar. Reaching the highest point of Everest Base Camp trek we come across Khumbu Ice Falls in Khumbu village and glacial region of Mt. Everest. A relaxing day at cozy lodges you can hover your eyes with Mountain views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Amadablam, Mt. Kangtenga along with other peaks. Everest Base Camp trek leads to interesting Sherpa village at Khumjung, Monjo, Khunde, Thame, Thyangboche, Pangboche and Phortse. On this trek, we take you to World Heritage Site The Sagarmatha National Park which offers wildlife of different species of birds and wild animals of the conservation area. The forest is green woodlands filled with wildflowers, wide exposed landscapes, terrains with pastures that makes Everest Base Camp trek more exhilarating.
The Everest Base Camp trek was first embarked by Tenzing Norgay and Edmond Hillary in 1953 before conquering World’s highest peak Mt. Everest. Many mountaineers have followed their footsteps and some made huge sacrifices with their lives during Everest peak climbing. Today, Everest Base Camp trek has become more achievable. It is an amalgamation of nature’s beauty, fascinating culture and also Nepalese hospitality that gives you a personal sense of achievement.
: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel and making trip preparation (1,300m/4,264 ft.)
You will be received by our representative at airport and take you to our hotel. We will discuss about the rest of the trip in the afternoon. If you have any queries you may discuss with trek leader and management. In evening we will have a welcome dinner.
Fly to Lukla, trek to Phakding (2,651m/8,700ft): 8km, 3 - 4 hours trek
Lukla is a gateway to Everest base camp trek. It is 45 minutes flight from Kathmandu. Our trek starts from here. We will get familiar with our crew members. First we move slightly above at Cheplung and descend Phakding and have overnight stay.
From Phakding trek to Namche Bazaar (3,438m/11,280 ft): 11km, 5 - 6 hours
We come to Sherpa village Namche Bazaar by crossing Dudh Koshi river and Bhote Koshi Rivers. We stay overnight at Namche and enjoy the Mountain sight of MT. Everest.
Acclimatization Day in Namche Bazaar: (3,440m/11,284ft)
Exploring Namche Bazaar and Sagarmatha National Park, Khumjung Hillary School at Khumjung village.
From Namche Bazaar trek to Tengboche (3,870m/12,694ft): 10km, 5 - 6 hours
From descending towards Dudh Koshi River we reach Tengboche at enjoy scenic mountain views and Tengboche monastery and stay overnight.
From Tengboche trek to Dingboche (4,360 m/14,300 ft): 9km, 5 - 6 hours
From Imja valley we climb up to Dingboche we see fields enclosed by walls and livestock’s of people in that region. We spend overnight here.
Acclimatization at Dingboche.
We spend a day here and hike Nagarjun hill for Mountain views like Tawache and Amadablam.
Dingboche trek to Lobuche (4940 m/16,207 ft): 7km, 5-6 hours
We continue to climb Khumbu Glacier moraine and see Mountains Lingtren, Pumori and move to Lobuche valley where we stay overnight. Provided 3 course meals.
From Lobuche trek to Gorak Shep (5,170 m/16,961ft), visit Everest Base Camp (5,364 m/17,594 ft): 13km, 6-7 hours
We climb at higher altitude to reach the Everest base camp with vivid range of Mountain peaks. We go back to Gorakhshep for good night rest. At Kalapatthar the sunset view is very captivating. Three course meals are provided.
Gorak Shep to Kala Pathar (5,545m/18,192ft) back to Pheriche (4,288m/14,070ft): 16km, 7-8 hours
Kalapatthar point gives 360 degree view of Mt. Everest. We return to Pheriche for good night sleep. Provided 3 course meals.
Pheriche to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,280 ft): 20km, 6 - 7 hours
The winding trails of the forest will end at Namche bazaar. On the way we come across Dudh Koshi gorge. We stay overnight at Namche bazaar and three course meals are served.
Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,860m/9,186ft): 19km, 6 - 7 hours
After surpassing the rocky terrains and suspension bridges we come to a plain where the trail becomes less strenuous. We come to Lukla and rest overnight. Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Fly to Kathmandu from Lukla
We take early morning flight and arrive at Kathmandu. You can explore and do shoppings from the assistance of our guides. Farewell dinner and overnight stay.
- Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
- 3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with bed and breakfast
- Teahouse accommodation during the trek
- All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek
- Welcome and farewell dinners
- All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
- Domestic flights (Kathmandu- Lukla -Kathmandu)
- An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and an assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide) Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
- Staff costs such as salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
- Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion)
- All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS)
- Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
- All government and local taxes
- Nepalese visa fee
- Excess baggage charge(s)
- Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
- Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
- International flights
- Travel and rescue insurance expenses.
- Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
- Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s).