Everest Base Camp trek is a majestic walk in the land of the Himalayas. The trek starts with a flight from Kathmandu to the small airport in Lukla. From Lukla, you will trek to Phakding, Namche Bazaar, Pangboche, Dingboche, Chhukung, Lobuche, Gorak Shep, Kalapatthar and Pheriche before taking you back to Lukla via Namche Bazaar. you will visit the Everest Base Camp for one day and you will have a rest day in Namche Bazaar, the Sherpa capital. The trek offers you a beautiful, challenging hike with magnificent views of the Himalaya's. Some of the peaks that can be seen during the trek are Mt. Everest (8848 m), Thamserku (6618 m), Ama Dablam peak (6856 m) and Mt. Kalapatthar (5555 m). Furthermore, the trek takes you along the Khumbu glacier and many settlements where you can explore the local culture and traditions.The Everest region offers surprising and hidden mountain views, and opportunities to get a glimpse into the culture and lifestyle of Sherpas
This itinerary is a guideline only and we will follow the itinerary as far as possible but due to weather conditions, health conditions, natural disasters and other unfavorable phenomenon your guide might decide to amend or cancel the itinerary for your own safety. Your guide will help you at any time with providing information regarding conditions and safety during the treks.
Upon your arrival at the Kathmandu airport, our representative will meet, greet and welcome you and transfer you to your confirmed hotel. You can rest relax and enjoy your time in the hotel or you can stroll around the city. Overnight accommodation in a hotel.
Our tour guide will come to pick you up along with the private vehicle. Firstly you will be visiting the UNESCO world heritage site Kathmandu Durbar Square where you can observe the typical wood carved temples and buildings reflecting the ancient Kathmandu city and then you will be heading towards Swyambhunath- the monkey temple where you can observe the religious harmony and tolerance between the Buddhist religion and Hindu religion along with that enjoy the panoramic view of Kathmandu city and the Himalaya ranges from here. After that you will be visiting the Pashupatinath Temple, one of the biggest pilgrimage site for the Hindu religion people in south-east Asia, explore the surroundings and you can observe the ritual body cremating ceremony process of the Hindu people at the bank of holy Bagmati river and then visit another pilgrimage site nearby to the Pashupatinath Temple known as Guweyswori Temple, explore the surroundings and then you will go to visit the another UNESCO world heritage site Boudhanath Stupa. It was built in 600A.D. and is the only one of a kind of stupa reflecting Buddhism in the world. Explore the surroundings of Boudhanath Stupa and after completing your sight seen get back to the hotel and rest. Overnight in a hotel.
Today, our guide will receive you and then drive you to Patan. You’ll be driven to one of the ancient cities inside Kathmandu valley i.e. Patan Durbar Square for sightseeing. In Patan, you will be visiting another UNESCO World Heritage sites: Krishna Temple and Patan Durbar Square. Later on, visit the Patan Museum, where you can learn more about the history of Patan and the kings who reigned here. Later, visit the Golden Temple, a major attraction for the both Hindu and Buddhist people, and Banglamukhi Temple.Then after we will be visiting Bhaktapur, you will be amazed by the architecture, as until today the city has been able to be kept intact in its old form. You can observe the old wood carved buildings all around Bhaktapur and then you will visit another UNESCO World Heritage Site, Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Explore the surroundings and afterward visit the Nyatapola Temple, one of the biggest temple in Nepal. Explore the surroundings and afterward visit the Nyatapola Temple, one of the biggest temple in Nepal. Here, you can also take the pottery making class using the traditional methods. You will visit the Pottery Square. Here, you can also take the pottery making class using the traditional methods. You will be taught to design your own pot and once you have your basic shape hammered out, you can even choose to adorn your creation with beautiful patterns and inscriptions. Overnight accommodation at the hotel.
You start the trek with a flight from Kathmandu to Tenzing-Hillary Airport in Lukla, Solukhumbu. The flight takes you over the Himalayas giving you a breathtaking panoramic view of the higher mountains, including the famous Mt. Everest, which stands there with the snow-covered peak in all its glory. On arrival at the airport, the Sherpa crew will unload our trekking equipment and our guide will brief you and introduce our porters before our trek begins towards Manjo. Finally, we begin our trek by descending towards the Dudh Kosi River where we join the main trail to Namche Bazaar, located just above Chaunrikharka (2,713 m). After passing through the small village of Ghat (2,550 m), it is a short walk to Phakding. Overnight accommodation will be in a lodge.
In the early morning, we will start our trek. You will be able to get your first glimpse of Everest as you are crossing the mighty Dudh Koshi. The trail becomes more vertical and the altitude will add on as we head towards Namche, leaving one with shortness of breath. You will be making a pit stop at Namche Bazaar to stay overnight. There are the facilities of shops, restaurants, hotels, a bank and internet services which enables you to get in touch with your loved ones, friends and relatives. Overnight accommodation will be in a lodge.
Namche Bazaar is also known as the Sherpa Capital. You can use your time to acclimatize, relax and explore the surrounding places. Most of the trekkers prefer to get up before sunrise to view the magnificent views of Mount Everest, Thamserku, AmaDablam and other glorious peaks from the Sagarmatha National Park. One can get a chance to observe the shadow of the mountains being projected onto the clouds above and truly appreciate their magnitude. As an energy supplier, one should try salt-butter tea and Champa – a kind of barley often consumed by the sherpas in the region. You can also visit the Sherpa museum and photo gallery of the mountains and/or you can hike to Khumjung village (3790 m). In Khumjung, visit the Khumjung monastery to observe the Yeti scalp inside the monastery. In this beautiful village, there also is the Khumjung Hospital and school, which was funded by Sir Edmund Hillary. Overnight accommodation will be in a lodge.
After having Breakfast, we will start trekking towards Pangboche. Walking will start with the old but still used, Everest Expedition Trail. The trail is a winding smooth path which offers a fantastic view of the Mount Everest (8,848 m), Thamserku (6,618 m) and AmaDablam peak (6,856 m) located exactly at the east side of Mt. Everest. The trail leads you upwards through a thick forest of rhododendron. There is a high probability of you, coinciding with the Himalayan flora & fauna. On reaching Tengboche you will see the local monastery. Inside the monastery are incredibly ornate wall hangings, a 20-foot sculpture of Buddha, and musical instruments and robes of the Lamas. From Tengboche, the trail drops to Debuche, crosses another exciting suspension bridge on the Imja Khola, and climbs to Pangboche village. Overnight accommodation will be in a lodge.
In the early morning, we start our trek taking us to the quaint traditional Sherpa village of Dingboche. the village offers exquisite views of Lhotse, Island Peak, and Ama Dablam. Meanwhile, during the trek, we will be taking our time so we can avoid getting affected by the altitude. Overnight accommodation will be in a lodge.
We will spend a day here in order to acclimatize and adjust to the thinner air pressure. We will have a trip to Chhukung valley, via the Imja Khola valley, to get a marvellous view of the surrounding mountains, especially Lhotse’s massive south wall, before returning to Dingboche in the evening. Overnight accommodation will be in a lodge.
Due to the climate at this altitude, the trail that leads to Lobuche is sparse. The trail continues along the lateral moraine of the Khumbu Glacier and passes by stone memorials for climbers who have perished on nearby summits. From this high vantage point, you will be able to get an unbelievable panoramic view of the Mt. Everest. Some breathing problems may arise today due to the altitude. Overnight accommodation will be in a lodge.
In the early morning, you will continue your trek all the way to Everest Base Camp at 5365 m, the closest you can get to Mt. Everest without mountaineering equipment along the Khumbu glacier. The view of the Khumbu Icefall from Base Camp is spectacular. After spending some time at Everest Base Camp, we return back to Gorak Shep for the night. Overnight accommodation will be in a lodge.
This will be another big and rewarding day of the trek. In the early morning, you will start climbing Mt. Kalapatthar, a small peak (by Himalayan standards) at 5555 m. The ascent is demanding but the climber gets the most magnificent mountain panorama view of Mt. Everest, the highest point on the planet at 8848 meters and other mountains such as Nuptse, Pumori, Chagatse, Lhotse and countless others. We make a quick descent to Gorak Shep and then trek down to Pheriche village. Overnight accommodation will be in a lodge.
From Pheriche, we will be leaving the mountains behind us as our descent takes us through Tengboche Monastery, located at an elevation of 3,860 m before returning back to the town of Namche Bazaar. We will arrive back in Namche Bazaar in the afternoon. Overnight accommodation will be in a lodge.
After Breakfast, you will continue the trek through the Chumoa village, a beautiful village to have your lunch. After lunch, you will walk along the riverside to Phakding and then head towards Lukla. After a few hours of walking, you will reach Lukla. In Lukla you can relax and dip yourself into the local culture and lifestyle. On reaching Lukla, we will reflect on the time spent as a group and the personal achievements of all those who took part in the trek. Overnight accommodation will be in a lodge.
Enjoy a final glimpse of the mountains you have recently visited for the last time before you set of to the airport. The flight to Kathmandu leaves before 10:00 am but take into account that it differs according to weather conditions. On arrival in Kathmandu, you will be transferred to your hotel. At the end of the day, we will host a farewell dinner program for you, at a Nepali restaurant, where you could see some cultural performance. Your trekking guide will accompany you. Overnight accommodation will be in a Hotel in Kathmandu. Note: If you are looking to extend the trip, you have options such as Chitwan Jungle Safari, River Rafting Adventure, and so on. Please consult with your guide or our office staff at Kathmandu.
Your trip will come to an end today after breakfast. You will be advised and assisted with your onward travel arrangements and transfer to Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport by our private van around 3 hours before your flight schedule and flight back to your home/other travel destination. Have a safe journey onwards.
|All land transportation by private vehicle.|
|Domestic Flight Ticket from Kathmandu to Lukla and return via the same route.|
|Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included throughout the trek.|
|Accommodation throughout the trek in the best available hotel, lodge or camp.|
|National park entrance fee, trekking permit, and TIMS card.|
|An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed holder trekking guide.|
|All Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)|
|Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, and accommodation.|
|All government and local taxes.|
|First aid kit.|
|Your personal expenses, food and drinks/ Beverage bills not included in the cost.|
|Extra costs for upgrading rooms and services at hotels|
|donation in temples, schools, monasteries etc .|
|Personal Hiking gear, personal kits.|
|Emergency rescue evacuation insurance of any kind.|
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