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High in the Himalayan Mountains lies a small Kingdom of Nepal. The lofty mountains, deep valleys, lush jungles, exotic wildlife, diverse peoples and their unique culture & traditions has increased its value to a great height.


Mt. Everest the highest peak of the world also known as Sagarmatha - means higher than the sky. The trek to Everest Base Camp is the majestic walk in the land of the Himalayas. Trekking through the Everest region offers surprising and hidden mountain views, and opportunities to get a glimpse into the culture and lifestyle of The Sherpas (World Famous Mountain climbers).  This trek submerges you in the unique natural beauty and cultural heritage of the region. The adventure can defiantly be for lifetime. Discover a land where the people and the environment are as stagnant as the mighty Himalayas. This trek is not only famous just because of the world’s highest mountain but also for its villages, local inhabitants, their unique traditions, festivals and extraordinary years old Monasteries that are bound to amaze you. 

Included in the Cost

Arrival and Departure Transfer for domestic flight.
Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu flight ticket for you and guide.
All necessary permits to trek, local permits, TIMS and national park permits
One Professional Trekking guide and one porter (one porter can carry 18 kilo of luggage and share between two clients. So both clients are suggested to bring 9 kilo of luggage) and their wages and salaries.
Insurance for the trekking staffs.
Accommodation in a basic lodge during trek with full board basis like breakfast/Lunch/Dinner.
First aid kit for trekking staff.
Good equipment for your guide and porter.

Not Included in the Cost

Drinks/ Beverage bills
what is not mentions above program.
Tipping (Tips)
Travel Insurance
International Flights
Extars cost 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.

 

Day 1:  Kathmandu to Lukla & trek to Phakding

Altitude:2610m

Flight Duration :40 mins 

Hiking Duration: 3/4 hours

You will start the program with a flight from TIA to Lukla Airport in Solukhumbu. The flight takes you over the Himalayas giving you a breathtaking panoramic view of the higher mountains, including the famous Mt. Everest, standing there with the snow covered peak in all its glory. As the flight continues, you can feel Mt. Everest growing towards you. The altitude will hit you with the panoramic surroundings exactly when you get off from the flight. From Lukla your trek will begin by the side of the DudhKoshi (Milk River) which can be seen meandering into the horizon. You will be trekking amidst rhododendron forest smelling the strong aroma of evergreen oak. The sighting of snowy peaks acts as an indicator that the trek is going to be more challenging and gradually the beginning of an adventure will test one’s mental and physical strength. Overnight accommodation will be in a local lodge.

 

Day 2: Phakding to Namche Bazaar

Altitude: 3480m

Hiking duration: 5/6 hours

The trail will start off relatively easy but will gradually become harder. You will be able to get your first glimpse of Everest as you are crossing the mighty Dudh Koshi. As you proceed on further, the trail will lead you to Monjo where you can make a lunch stop over. The next part of the trail will be more difficult. The trail becomes vertical and the altitude will add on as we head towards Namche, leaving one with shortness of breath. One should not increase the walking pace but rather progress slowly and steadily. You will be making a pit stop at Namche Bazaar for overnight. The people of and around the Solukhumbu region conjugate in this area to do business. 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. Namche Bazaar offers an interesting insight on how the people survive in the region. Overnight accommodation will be in a local lodge.

 

Day 3: Rest day at Namche Bazaar

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 consume by the sherpas in the region. The lively cultural Saturday market is worth a visit and is usually full with traders who are trying to desperately sell off their products. Overnight will be in a local lodge.

 

Day 4: Namche Bazar to Tengboche

Altitude: 3870m

Hiking duration: 5 to 6 hours

After having Breakfast, we will start trekking towards Tengboche. Walking will start through the old but still used, Everest Expedition Trail. The trail is a winding smooth path which offers fantastic view of the Mount Everest (8,848 m), Thamserku (6,618 m) and AmaDablam peak standing at 6,856m located exactly at east side of Mt. Everest, and leads you upwards through thick forest of rhododendron. There is high probability of you, coinciding with the Himalayan wildlife like musk deer, Himalayan Tahr, pheasants, monkeys etc. The lovely aroma of Juniper bush welcomes you and shows the way towards Tengboche. Tengboche is famous for the Buddhist Monastery (where you can attend daily puja) and the view point. 
The Tengboche Monastery is the largest and Most Dynamic Monastery of Khumbu region. Many young Buddhist monks live and receive excellent education there. From the courtyard, you can see spectacular sunrises and sunsets. The Mani Rimdu (a Sherpa dance-drama festival) takes place here during the full moon in November-December. Mani Rimdu is the worship of Phakpa Chenrezig, the god of Compassion and the prayers are meant to benefit all beings. The elaborate and very meaningful dance performance attracts a large crowd during Mani Rimdu. Overnight accommodation will be in a local lodge.

 

Day 5: Tengboche to Pheriche

Altitude: 4240m

Hiking duration: 5/6 hours

Beyond Tengboche, you can feel the altitude difference which might affect you. The trail to Pheriche leaves one wanting for more. The trail drops down to Devuche, crosses the Imja Khola and climbs past many unique Mani stones in Pangboche. The stones have carvings of the famous Tibetan Buddhist chant (Om Mani Padme Hum) that virtually speak about the rich culture of the area. Pangboche was the original settlement of the Sherpa’s in Khumbu region. Due to pressure of famine and feudal conflict, they migrated from Kham, in eastern Tibet. Pangboche Gompa is the original Gompa established by Lama Dorje, who guided the Sherpas from Kham to Khumbu. The Gompa is worth visiting and donating some money to the lama will ensure viewing of some yeti relics. The village is the best place for a stopover for lunch. The trail then climbs to Pheriche which stands at 4240m. Overnight accommodation will be in a local lodge.

 

Day 6:  Pheriche (Rest day)

Periche a village in khumbu region is situated of an altitude about 4371m. Its an important acclimatization stopover. Overnight accommodation will be in a local lodge.

 

Day 7: Pheriche to Lobuche

Altitude: 4910m

Hiking duration: 4/5 hours

Due to the climate at the altitude, the trail that leads Lobuche is sparse. Along the way the trail will be covered by snow. From this high vintage point, you will be able to get unbelievable panoramic view of the giant Mt. Everest and its Neighbour Himalayas. Overnight accommodation will be in a local lodge.

 

Day 8: Lobuche to Gorakshep

Altitude: 5160m

Hiking Duration: 3/4 hours

Today you will start ahead for Gorakshep. On the trail you will see the Khumbu Glacier - Snow River, and Highlands. Similarly, you will be blessed by the Mt. Everest all the way to Gorakshep.
After lunch in Gorakshep, you will continue go to the Kala Pathar and enjoy the red sun. You will be amaded with the wonderful view of sunset which the words cannot explain.Overnight accommodation will be in a local lodge.

Note: If you are fit and fine, you can climb Kalapatthar( 5545m) and view the breathtaking sunset and Mt.Everest closely in the evening .

 

Day 9: Visit to MT. Everest base camp and return Lobuche

Altitude: 5364m

Hiking duration: 9 / 10 hours

After breakfast, we will head onward to explore the base camp. It is the place where you will see the glacier, Mt. Everest and the starting point of Everest expedition. One will be treated to a sight of nature at its finest and rawest form; an incredible view of Mount Everest and the Khumbu Glacier Valley. After the challenging trek, you will trek back down to Gorakshep, where you will have a lunch and head to Lobuche. Overnight accommodation will be in a lodge.

 

Day 10: Lobuche to Tengboche via Dingboche

Altitude: 3870m/ 4360m

Hiking duration: 7/8 hours

After having breakfast, you will start the long but easy trail down to Dingboche. The trail is mostly lonely with only the flattering and flapping of prayer flag to remind you of the existence human activities there. We will follow the trail down to Tengboche. Overnight accommodation will be in a lodge.

 

Day 11: Tengboche to Namche (3480m)

Altitude: 3480m

Hiking duration: 4/5 hours

After Breakfast, you will be headed back to Namache Bazaar. The trail follows down to the DudhKosi where there are presence of water-driven prayer wheels. The trek continues back of the Sagarmatha National Park through paths of Pine and Cedar woods. Overnight accommodation will be in a local lodge.

 

Day 12: Namche Bazaar to Lukla 

Hiking duration: 7/8 hours

After Breakfast you will follow the trail which heads down and crosses the Dudh Koshi. The trek continues through the Chumoa village- a beautiful village to have lunch. After lunch you will walk along the river side until Phakding and then head towards Lukla. The vanishing sight of the snowy peaks in the distance indicates that the most difficult part has passed away and the end of an exciting and magnificent adventure that has pushed one to their limits. Now, you will be entering through thick rhododendron forest which gives off a strong aroma of evergreen oak and trek along the Dudh Koshi (Milk River). After a few hours walk, you will reach to Lukla where you can relax and dip yourself in the local culture and lifestyle. Overnight accommodation will be in a lodge.

 

Day 13: Lukla to Kathmandu         
The flight to Kathmandu leaves before 10:00 am. Sometimes, it differs according to weather conditions.
Arrive Kathmandu & transfer to hotel.

 


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Recomended gear list:

Good wind/rain Jacket
Warm fleece jacket or Jersey
Good boots , either light-weight trekking boots or light full leather boots.
Good (-20) Sleeping bag (which can be rented or bought in Kathmandu)
Sun hat or scarf
Sunglasses with UV protection
Hiking shorts
Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms

FAQ

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Nepalis a landlocked country which has borders with India & China . You caneither fly in or enter by land borders that are attached with China or India.

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Yesyou can get a visa on arrival . The rates are as follows-

MultipleEntry – 15 Days – 25$

MultipleEntry – 30 Days – 40$

MultipleEntry – 90 Days – 100$

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Absolutely, Nepal is safe . Nepal is considered one of the safest country to travel .Chancesare Nepal is more safe than your own home country .

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Yes the food and water are hygienically standard during trekking . Our experiencedguides check the food before preparing in the kitchen to make sure its Okay .You will get boiled water in the lodges , you can also buy sealed water or purifywater using tablets .

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Yourguide will be a Nepalese but fluent in English . They are carefully selectedwith the appropriate experience , attitude and leadership skills . We can alsoprovide French , German , Chinese , Japanese , Korean and Spanish speakingguides.

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Yesyou can bring your medication. Please make sure to put it in your originalpacket and bring your prescription with you.

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The tourist police office is located near Nepal Tourism Development Board’s office.They are well trained and fluent in English to assist foreigners. You canalways call 100 for police assistance.

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  • Namche Bazar
  • Tengboche
  • Periche

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