EVEREST BASE CAMP TREK

Highlights

  • Temples and Stupas
  • Khumbu Valley
  • Sherpa Culture
  • Tengboche Monastery

Overview

• Duration: 15 Days
• Arrival: Kathmandu
• Departure: Kathmandu
• Difficulty: Moderate
• Group: 1-50 People
• Min Age: 15+
• Basecamp Hiking
• Highest Altitude: 5550m
• Jan 1- Dec 31
• Destination: Nepal
• Best Season: March-May & Sep-Nov

It could be a dream of pilgrimage to Everest Base Camp Trek. Finding a global mass phenomenon meaning may be difficult but the phenomena are invisible. Moreover, it spread across the earth in millions of separate places. Come and join this exhilarating once-in-a-lifetime trekking experience. Calling it Sagarmatha by local people, the universe knows by the name “Mt. Everest”. It is the world’s highest mountain, rising majestically 8,848 meters above sea level.

  • Day 1 - Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400 meters /4592 feet)

    The flight into Kathmandu with a panoramic view of the valley below and Himalayan ranges towering above the clouds is stunning. Once you land and check out from the Tribhuvan International Airport our agent will greet and welcome you, and drive you to your hotel, later on, in the evening you'll be assisted with all of your travel requirements for the trek by your guide and will have typical Nepali Thali as welcome Dinner

  • Day 2 - Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2,840 meters /9,316 feet) and trek to Phakding (2,610 meters /8,561 feet) Duration: 30 minutes flight, 3-4 hours (8 km) trek

    Early morning your guide will come to pick you up for a flight to Lukla a picturesque mountaintop settlement starts your Everest adventure after you get to Lukla You will have a delicious Breakfast then sort through your possessions and head out on your adventure.
    Descend past Chauri Kharka village to the Dudh Koshi River, a lovely trail that follows the river's bank leading to Phakding (2,610m), a small Sherpa settlement hidden in the verdant Dudh Koshi Valley. On the route, you'll pass by Khumbila, a sacred peak sacred among Sherpas, climbing this peak is prohibited making it one of the Khumbu's few unclimbed summits.
    Once you arrive at Phakding take a stroll around the village chat with the locals, or stop by one of the cafés for a hot beverage if you're not too tired.

    Overnight in Phakding
    B/L/D

  • Day 3 - Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazar (3,440 meters /11,284 feet) Walking Distance: 6-7 hours (10.5 km) trek

    After your early morning, super-hot breakfast, Set out for Namche Bazaar, Nepal's "Sherpa capital." The trail today passes the Dudh Koshi, a milky glacial river up to Monjo, walks across numerous suspension bridges including the renowned Hillary Suspension Bridge, and through mesmerizing pine and conifer forests.
    Before arriving at the Sagarmatha National Park entrance arrange your permits for inspection, after the permits are checked trek down alongside the Dudh Koshi River to Jorsale, from here, it's a tough climb up to Namche Bazaar, the Everest Region's economic powerhouse, brace yourself as from here you'll catch your first glimpse of Mount Everest

    Overnight in Namche Bazaar.
    B/L/D

  • Day 4 - First Acclimatization Day at Namche Bazaar (3,440 meters /11,284 feet) Walking Distance: 4-5 hours (6 km) trek

    Namche Bazaar is the heart of the Everest region. This is your first day of acclimatization as you climb higher, your body will need to adapt to the higher altitudes due to thin air there are several vantage points in the village where you can go for an acclimatization hike. Everest Region’s finest bakeries, cafés, restaurants, shops, and the only ATM in this region can be found here.

    Interact with the friendly locals or hike up to any of the vantage points for stunning views of the Himalayas, before sunrise to witness Mount Everest, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Kongde, and Lhotse are all illuminated by the sun's rays, during the day explore the Sherpa Culture Museum Learn about Sherpa culture and customs at the.
    An upward hike from Shyangboche Airport to Everest View Hotel is a great way to acclimate while seeing Mount Everest, Thamserku, and Ama Dablam up close, hike to the Khumjung and Kunde settlements, or visit Sir Edmund Hillary's school in Khumjung, the first school in the Everest Region and visit 400 years old Khumjung Monastery where the skull of Yeti, the abominable snowman, is said to be kept.

    Overnight in Namche Bazaar.
    B/L/D

  • Day 5 - Trek from Namche to Tengboche (3,860 meters /12,661 feet) Walking Distance: 5-6 hours (10 km) trek

    The trail today provides amazing sights of the Himalayan ranges. Himalayan giants Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, and Kwangde can be seen from the trail, passing through Oak, Juniper, Confers, and Rhododendron forests.
    Tengboche is the destination for today's trek, close-up view of Ama Dablam, widely regarded as one of the world's most picturesque peaks can be seen from here. The Khumbu region's oldest Buddhist monastery Tengboche Monastery emerges over the settlement, explores the monastery, and attends to the monks' trance-inducing hum and chanting.
    Additionally, the golden rays of the sun brushing over the snowy mountains at dawn and dusk, are not to be missed.
    Overnight in Tengboche
    B/L/D

  • Day 6 - Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4,410 meters /14,465 feet) Walking Distance: 5-6 hours (11 km) trek

    On your way to Dingboche, you'll pass through the plains and meadows to the Imja Khola (River) views of Island Peak and Ama Dablam are breathtaking, the settlement of Pangboche is home to the region's largest permanent Sherpa settlement where you'll experience a unique Sherpa ambiance, lifestyle and delicious local cuisine. From Pangboche proceed to Dingboche in the afternoon.

    Overnight in Dingboche
    B/L/D

  • Day 7 - Second Acclimatization Day at Dingboche (4,410 meters /14,465 feet) Walking Distance: 4-5 hours (4.5 km) trek

    Take a day to acclimate to the high altitude at Dingboche.
    This is your second day for acclimatization, trekkers and climbers have plenty to do here, an acclimatization hike to Nangkatshang or Nagarjun hill (5,100 m), named after a Buddhist monk who lived on the hilltop, is one of the Khumbu region's most beautiful viewpoints, there are no difficult aspects to this uphill trek expect of some loose rocks be careful. However, no technical climbing is required, and there is nothing to be concerned about other than the altitude.
    Makalu, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Kantega, Thamserku, and other peaks can be seen in a 360-degree panorama. Ama Dablam's entire mountain can be seen from here, you can also get a good look at the Imja glacier from the top. Relax or go for a walk once you head back to the village.

    Overnight in Dingboche
    B/L/D

  • Day 8 - Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4,910 meters /16,105 feet) Walking Distance: 5-6 hours (8 km) trek

    Today wake up early and after breakfast continues on to Lobuche, a tiny village with spectacular views of Lobuche, Pumori, and Nuptse, through steep mountain terrain, because of the high altitude, walking may be difficult, so take frequent breaks and stop for lunch along the way in Thukla (4,600 m).
    At Thukla Pass, you'll pass by memorial stupas built in honor of mountaineers who died while attempting to climb Mount Everest; notable among the stone tributes are those honoring alpinists Scott Fischer, Rob Hall, and late climbing record-holder Babu Chiri Sherpa.
    From the trail, you can see the border Himalayan peaks that separate Nepal and Tibet. Lobuche is a small settlement made up of a few local homes and teahouses that offer basic services.

    Overnight in Lobuche
    B/L/D

  • Day 9 - Trek from Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5,140 meters /16,860 feet) and visit Everest Base Camp (5,364 meters /17,594 feet) Walking Distance: 7-8 hours (12 km) trek

    Today's hike will take you to Everest Base Camp, your dream of reaching the base of the world's highest peak the place you've wanted to visit since the start of your journey. Although today's trek is one of the most memorable of your entire adventure, it is difficult and challenging, and you may become physically weaker as the elevation rises and the oxygen level drops. So, take it slowly and steadily, as directed by your guide.
    Gorak Shep is only 2 hours away from Lobuche, climb up to Everest Base Camp around 2-3 hours after taking a lunch break and leaving your heavy belongings at the Gorakshep teahouse.
    The Everest Base Camp is, at an elevation of 5,364 meters (17,598 feet) Mountain climbers use the base camps, which are basic campsites while climbing Everest.
    Overnight in Lobuche
    B/L/D

  • Day 10 - Hike to Kala Patthar (5550 meters /18,204 feet) and descend to Pheriche (4,240 meters /13,908 feet) Walking Distance: 6-7 hours (12 km) trek

    Very early morning hike to Kala Patthar, the most popular overlook in the Everest Region, At 5,550 meters, Kala Patthar is the highest point on your trek as the summit of Mount Everest is not visible from Everest Base Camp, hikers flock to Kala Patthar to get a closer look at the world's highest mountains, Mount Everest, Pumori, Nuptse, and Lhotse, which form a snowy ring around Kala Patthar.
    Enjoy a 360-degree panoramic view of these Himalayan vistas and witness the sun's flaming rays illuminate Mount Everest's snowy peak from the top of Kala Patthar.
    Later, return to Gorak Shep and have a super-hot breakfast then proceed to Pheriche.

    Overnight in Pheriche.
    B/L/D

  • Day 11 - Trek from Pheriche to Tengboche (4,410 meters /14,465 feet) Walking Distance: 5-6 hours

    From Pheriche to Tengboche, the hike is quite straightforward downhill retracing your steps through the Subtropical Forest of Oaks, Confers, Rhododendron, and Pine, by late mid-day you'll arrive at Tengboche. Indulge in the views and have a good night's sleep.
    Overnight in Tengboche.
    B/L/D

  • Day 12 - Trek from Tengboche to Namche Bazar (3440 meters / 11286.09 feet) Walking Distance: 6-7 hours

    The hike today will bring you back to Namche bazaar, after breakfast, retrace your steps back through lush green tropical forest and raging river. Once you arrive at Namche take a quick rest and stroll around, the place has lots of attractions to offer.

    Overnight in Namche

  • Day 13 - Trek from Namche to Lukla (2,840 meters /9,316 feet) Walking Distance: 6-7 hours (18.5 km) trek

    After an early morning breakfast head to the Hillary Suspension Bridge, then towards Lukla via various small settlements. Once you reach Lukla celebrate your achievement as well as your last night in the mountains.
    Overnight in Lukla.
    B/L/D

  • Day 14 - Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu (1,400 meters /4,592 feet) Duration: 35 minutes flight

    The scenic flight from Lukla to Kathmandu is always a delight, flying parallel to the world’s highest peaks and once you arrive at Kathmandu, you'll be driven to your accommodation. Take a break or go souvenir shopping.
    In the evening, a special cultural program and a farewell dinner will be served to commemorate the end of your journey.

    Overnight in Kathmandu
    B/D

  • Day 15 - Final Departure

    Our staff will drop you off at the airport, you'll bid farewell to your newfound friends as well as Nepal.

  • • Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle. • Everest National Park entry permits
  • • Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) with three cup of tea or coffee a day • Tea house accommodation during the trek
  • • English and other language speaking guide. • Accommodation, Food, Salary, Insurance, Medicine for all staff, Medical kit, Trip Certificate
  • • Porter service (1 porter for 2 person) • Two-night accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast • Energy bar for each person during the trek
  • • Company Duffel bag and a t-shirt, Duffel bag during the trip • Domestic flight ticket round trip and airport tax Kathmandu to Lukla and back to Kathmandu
  • • All government and local taxes
  • • Meals during your stay in Kathmandu • Travel and medical insurance, emergency evacuation cost
  • • Nepal entry visa fee, international airfare • Personal Equipment
  • • Tips for guide and porter (Tipping is expected) • Personal expenses such as Alcoholic beverages, hot showers, water bottles, cold drinks, hot water, battery charge, donations.
  • • Any other expenses which are not mentioned in the price include the section

Important Information

Complimentary:
Trekking Stick
Nepali SIM Card
Overland T-Shirt

Entry Permits & Requirements:

The following Permits are required for your Everest Base Camp Trek
Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit and
Khumbu Rural Municipality Entrance Permit.

You can get a Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit from the Nepal Tourism Board office in Kathmandu or the park's entrance gate in Monjo whose fee is NRS 3000 for foreign countries citizens and NRS 1500 for citizens of SAARC countries.

You must fill out an application for permission and show your passport or a copy of your passport. To obtain the Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Entrance Permit, you must be in Lukla. The permit costs NRS 2000 and can be obtained at the rural municipality counter on the settlement's outskirts. You won't have to wait for permits because the company or our guides will handle everything.

Best Time to Travel & Weather Condition:

Spring (March to May) and autumn (mid-September to November) are the best times to trek to Everest Base Camp. In spring, the foothills are ablaze with wildflowers, rhododendron blossoms, and orchids hanging from branches, the weather is dry and clear during this season, making it ideal for trekking and exploring the breathtaking scenery of the mountains. In autumn after the end of the heavy monsoon season, with clears atmosphere and the days are warm though the evenings are quite chilly trekking to Everest Base Camp is extremely popular.

The trails, however, become crowded and busy during these peak seasons. During the climbing season, the Base Camp is transformed into a tented city, with climbers and Sherpa guides. If you travel during the month of October, you'll be able to attend Mani Rimdu, the Everest region's most important festival, which brings together pilgrimage from Tengboche, Chiwong, and Thame monasteries.

Travel Insurance:
Travel insurance is required for all clients participating in any activity. We strongly advise you to obtain a complete insurance plan from a reputable insurance company to cover personal injury, death, hospital expenses, repatriation fees, helicopter rescue, and any other disease covered by the insurance plan.

Passport and Visa:
The Nepalese consulate in your country or the immigration office at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu must issue each client with a valid visa with a six-month validity from the date of return.

Equipment lists:
• Find the guidelines regarding essential trekking gears.
• Daypack above 40 liters. (Must be waterproof)
• Down jacket (rental available)
• Warm sleeping bag (rental available)
• Sun head, gulf cap, sunglasses, headlamp, and torchlight.
• Ear muffs, sun Lotions/sun cream.
• One pair of liner gloves is thin wool and synthetic.
• Cotton t-shirts, Synthetic t-shirts.
• Two Long sleeve polyester or synthetic lightweight for sunny days.
• One Soft-shell jacket with water & wind resistance.
• Inner clothes as your requirement.
• Liner socks, woolen socks.
• Proper trekking shoes.
• Imodium or Pepto Bismo capsules for upset stomach or diarrhea.
• Diamox for altitude sickness. The guide will help you to take it.
• One small personal-sized first-aid kit with blister treatments such as moleskin, bands, anti-infection ointments, and muscle relief ointments.

Meals and Drinking Water:
In popular trekking regions such as Annapurna, Everest, Langtang, and Manaslu, there is a menu system with various ethnic cuisines foods as well as western meals, but some locations provide you with typical Nepali meals which are different from international meals, and these meals are prepared by the local supplement, every tourist lodge and tea house has a well-trained cook who focuses on clean, hygienic, fresh, and delicious foods, and every lodge has safe drinking water or mineral water. If you buy a water purification tablet in Kathmandu, you can take water tap water and purify it yourself, saving money and reducing plastic pollution.

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