Everest Base Camp Trek
Trip Overview of Everest Base Camp Trek
Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the most renowned travel destinations in the world. We provide 18 days long Everest Base Camp Trekking in the base camp of the Mount Everest (‘Sagarmatha’ in Nepali and ‘Chomolungma’ in the Tibetan language). Its 8848 meters height is recorded as the world’s highest peak, and that’s the reason it is well known to the whole world. People find being underneath the world’s highest peak is so thrilling Everest Base Camp is the most popular trekking destination for the trekkers around the world. It’s the much-preferred destination for millions of visitors around the world to spend their holiday in Nepal.
One can view the great range of Himalayas as the white blanket of snowy peaks and curls in front. It feels amazing when you find yourself in the world of the highest mountains.
Sherpas are the basic inhabitants of Mountain regions and heir polite nature and warm hospitality attract of trekkers or tourists. Their unique socio-cultural lifestyle and panoramic view of mountain ranges enchant trekkers to visit this much-acclaimed trekking trail.
This trekking starts from Kathmandu with the domestic flight to Lukla, a small town in Khumbu region. Khumbu is undoubtedly one of the most famous areas in the world. Here is the highest mountain peak in the world – Mt. Everest. There you can begin walking to the famous Sherpa village of Namche Bazaar, the gateway to the Everest region. Then it’s over the glaciers to the foot of Everest for the view of a lifetime. You can see also the beautiful peak of Ama Dablam (6,812 m) hovering in the sky along the trek route. Everest Trekking provides not only the great trek it also provides an expedition as well as the discovery of Nature and human life.
Detail itinerary of Everest Base Camp Trek
ARRIVE IN KATHMANDU
Arrive in Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
KATHMANDU CITY TOUR
Visit major attractions of Kathmandu valley including Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath, Kathmandu Durbar Square and Patan Durbar Square among other fascinating Buddhist and Hindu Temples and shrines.
KATHMANDU / LUKLA / PHAKDING
Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2850 m). After the 40 minutes scenic flight, the trekking begins from Lukla towards our destination Phakding ( 3-4 hrs)
PHAKDING / NAMCHE BAZAAR
Trekking begins from Phakding to Namche Bazar (approximately 6 hrs) along beside the Dudh Koshi amongst beautiful alpine scenery and spectacular views of snowy peaks. We will spend a night in Namche Bazaar at Teahouse Lodge or Tented Camp.
ACCLIMATISE DAY IN NAMCHE BAZAAR
It is the day for rest to acclimatize. You can hike around Thami Valley and visiting Sagarmatha National Park Headquarters to observe interesting displays of culture and lifestyle of the Sherpas.
NAMCHE BAZAAR / KHUMJUNG
From Namche, we trek and follow a small trail above the Dudh Kosi river with the view of Nupla Himal (5885 m), Kwangde (6194m) and Thamserku (6623m). The monastery of Thyangboche can be seen. Khumjung is our destination. The afternoon is for further acclimatization.
KHUNJUNG / TENGBOCHE (THYANGBOCHE)
Trekking begins from Khumjung and follows the village of Shanasa, cross the Dudh Kosi at Phukitenga (3250m). In the late morning we will approach Thyangboche, a village set in a beautiful meadow surrounded by towering Himalayan peaks. We will visit Thyangboche Monastery, founded in 1916 as a meditation center.
TENGBOCHE / DINGBOCHE
Today's expedition starts from Tyangboche and ends at Dingboche (approximately 5 hrs walk). Descenting a forest of juniper and rhododendron crossing the Imja Khola with the view of beautiful Ama Dablam (6812 m) and various monasteries on the way.
ACCLIMATISASTION DAY IN DINGBOCHE
Full day for acclimatization and exploring. You can see the towering Lhotse to the north, Island Peak at the center of the valley and the fluted ice-walls of other peaks from Dingboche with other beautiful sight.
DINGBOCHE / LOBUCHE
You will see Khumbu Glacier en route and continue to Kalar Pattar and Pumori to reach Lobuche (4930m) for your evening stay. This is approximately 5 hrs trek.
LOBUCHE / KALAPATTER / GORKSHEP / EBC / LOBUCHE
Following the path above Lobuche alongside the Khumbu Glacier, we will reach Gorak Shep. After one and half hours walk, we will climb Kala Patthar (5630m), a small, rocky peak on the southwest ridge of Pumori . The views from the summit of Kala Patthar are really outstanding.
LOBOCHE / TENGBUCHE
After tiring ascent to Kala Patthar, we follow the wide alpine valley covered in scrub juniper through the temporary settlement of Phulung Karpo (4343m) and Pheriche, a small rural settlement. Continue down to Orsho, then on through Lower Pangboche and down to Deboche, reaching our lodge at Thyangboche in the afternoon.
TENGBOCHE / MONJO
Following a similar trail through a forest of juniper and rhododendron to Phunkitenga, we will cross the Dudh Kosi for a steep descent to Trashinga. After lunch at Shanasa we will be back to Namche Bazaar. Crossing Bhote Kosil we will follow the bank to Jorsale, then to Monjo for overnight.
MONJO / LUKLA
From Monjo we will continue trek along the Dudh Kosi, before making a final ascent to reach the Lukla plateau by mid afternoon. On arrival in Lukla you will have time to relax and celebrate the completion of your trek.
LUKLA / KATHMANDU
You will be transferred to Lukla Airport for your flight back to Kathmandu. This is your free day in Kathmandu.
FREE DAY IN KATHMANDU
After breakfast, you are free in Kathmandu as your own for shopping and pick-up some last minute souvenirs.
Everest Base Camp Trek ends and you will be provided transportation to Tribhuvan International Airport for your final departure.
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- Accommodation in different standard hotels as per our different category package with all meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner).Sightseeing tour as per itinerary with English speaking guide.
- All necessary transportation from airport to airport as applicable
- All inclusive treks with food, sleeping tent, dining tent, toilet tent, chairs, tables, sleeping bag and mattress.
- Services of English speaking trekking guide, cook, sherpa and porters during the trek.
- All trekking permit and national park fees.
- Travel insurance.
- Nepal entry visa fee US$ 40 (for 30 days Multiple).
- Personal nature expenses.
- Soft and hard drinks such as alcohol, hot water, mineral water, cold drinks etc.
- Laundry, phone call, tips and internet.
- Meal other then breakfast in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
- Alternative transportation in case of heavy rain, landslide, strike road blocked etc.
- Emergency flight by helicopter
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