Trip Overview: – EVEREST BASE CAMP
Everest Base Camp trek helps to explore great experience of the great Himalayas. Enjoy the experience of the unique Nepalese culture, gorgeous views of the mountains range with colorful scene of the rhododendron forests. Flight to Lukla with stunning views of Namche Bazzar, Khumjung Sherpa Village, museums, Views of Everest and Khumbu Ice fall from Kalapathar, Close view of Ama Dablam and several high Himalayan peaks, Thyangboche monastery and Sherpa heartland .
Main trek destination for its bizarre variations, difficulties and adventurous approach along with the loyal and friendly Sherpa inhabitants, Everest Base Camp Trek has been one of the most famous trekking destinations since the very first expedition to Everest Summit in 1953 by Sir Edmond Hilary and Tenzing Norgey. Almost every human dream of conquering the Everest but only a few can, but our Everest base camp trekking can take you very close to your dream of conquering the Everest. This trek is very exciting where walking with its panoramic view of Everest 8848m, Cho Oyu 8152m, Lhotse 8516m, Makalu 8463m and Ama Dablam 6456m creates ironic experience.
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu.
Altitude: 1,350m/4,428ft – Welcome to Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal! Our airport representative will welcome you and give short brief and further details of the trip program. Overnight stay in hotel.
Day 2: Kathmandu – Lukla Flight (35 min) & Lukla – Phakding Trek (866ft., 2640m.): 3 – 4 hours– B.L.D
Meet up with the Sherpa guides and porters before heading towards Phakding. The porters’ loads are organized here, in Lukla. Journey passes through Dudh Koshi (“Milk River”), and finally reaching to Phakding.
Day 3: Phakding – Namche Bazaar trek (3440m., 11319ft.): 5 – 6 hours– B.L.D
Namche Bazaar is the main administrative and trading centre for the Khumbu region. With the inclusive of magnificent forests of blue pine, fir, juniper and rhododendron as well as first view of Everest, it helps you to control the anticipation of the thrilling journey.
Day 4: Acclimatization in Namchhe Bazaar– B.L.D
To adopt with the altitude and new surrounding we acclimatize in Namche Bazaar. We spend the day some hiking by enjoying the scenes of mountains and sunrise and sunset in Khumbu Peak. Beside that we you will either be taken to explore Thame Monastery or Khumjung village.
Day 5: Trek to Tengboche(3860m., 12694ft.): 6 – 7 hours– B.L.D
The trek from Namche to Tengboche is unbelievably stunning, Far below is the Dudh Koshi and Thamserku, Kantenga, Ama Dablam, Lhotse and Everest rises in front. Woods, Rhododendron Forest, Mani Walls, Chorten (Stupas), and suspension bridges across the rivers make this a lovely walk.
Day 6: Trek to Dingboche (4410m., 14300ft.): 5 – 6 hours– B.L.D
Continue trek to Dingbouche .From Dingboche we can enjoy the scenic views of Ama Dablam, Dingboche is the only place in the region where barley is produced. Tame pheasants are regularly seen in this area.
Day 7: Dingboche: Acclimatization– B.L.D
Enjoy and explore around some time away from the trek to adjust to the higher altitude. Take it easy, enjoy the scenery, drink plenty of fluids, and prepare for the next day’s hiking.
Day 8: Trek to Lobuche (4910m., 16207ft.): 5 hours– B.L.D
The ascent towards Everest Base Camp continues through Alpine meadows and summer yak pastures towards the end of the moraine of the Khumbu Glacier. At the moraine, there are stone monuments to six sherpas who died in avalanche, as well as monuments to other climbers. From here, it is a steep, tough climb towards the village of Gorak Shep. Continue on towards Lobuche, where the view is straight towards Nuptse and the sunset is truly magnificent.
Day 9: Trek to Everest Base Camp then Back to Gorakshep– B.L.D
The higher altitude makes this day’s trekking quite challenging. The Changri Glacier looms ahead as the trek heads for Gorakshep, a small, usually frozen, lake, by lunchtime. Relax and get adjusted to the altitude before the attempt to reach Everest Base Camp.
Day 10: Hike to Kalapatthar (5550m., 16962ft.): 2hr 30min then trek down to Periche (4200m.): 7 hours– B.L.D
You can see a different view of Everest today, with a trek up to Kala Pattar. Known to have the best views of Everest, this is a challenging trek, but worth it on a clear day. Begin the descent from Kala Pattar, heading for Pheriche. This is not the most challenging of hikes, but the altitude can make the many uphill sections below Gorakshep seem tough. Stop to look around; the views are quite spectacular.
Day 11: Trek back to Namche Bazaar (3441m.): 6 hours– B.L.D
Today we trek back to Namchhe which takes us around 6 hours. Enjoy the surrounding and meet local peoples.
Day 12: Trek to Lukla: 7 hours– B.L.D
The final day of our trek returns back to Lukla. Relax after the rigorous adventure and reflect on the challenges just undertaken.
Day 13: Fly back to Kathmandu– B.D
We take the short flight back to Kathmandu, where the rest of the day is free for shopping, sightseeing, or relaxing in one of the many rooftop cafes. Around in the evening join special dinner program.
Day 14: Farewell & Departure– B
Today is the departing day, we wish you a great journey ahead or you can join for another thrilling adventure.
Note meals included: B.L.D = Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Package Includes: –
ü All airport pick up and departure
ü All transportation two way flight ticket -fly Kathmandu to Lukla & Fly out from Lukla to Kathmandu and drive in jeep, van, bus during trips
ü 2/3 star category hotel in the city with breakfast basis & nice trekking lodge during trekking
ü Whole accommodations during trips
ü We will provide sleeping bag & down-jacket during trek if you need
ü 3 meals during trekking as mention in the itinerary (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)
ü First aid medicine item,
ü Some seasonal fruits
ü Our T-shirt & Trip achievement certificate
ü Trekking permit & TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System) ü Guide and porter their salary, accommodation, meals and
insurance (for 2 guest 1 Sherpa porter)
ü One especial farewell dinner program
ü Our government tax official expenses
û Extra meals in the Kathmandu & your personal expenses, drinks and desert items, internet bills, during trekking, hot shower bills etc
û Your international air ticket & ravel insurance
û Tips for the guide and porters
Above all inclusive 14 days EBC packages will be cost US $ 1500 per person for our standard service.