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Everest Base Camp Trek - 14 Days
Everest has always been the desirable name among all the people around the world, mostly the adventure lovers. To reach at an altitude of 8,848m is not an easy task; it requires a lot of hard effort and dedication. It can be the greatest achievement in one’s life, overcoming the fear of the harshness of the nature. Mount Everest 8848 mt and base camp 5350 ,m
17 Day Everest Base Camp Trek
Everest Base Camp Trek
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Everest Base Camp Trek is an incredible experience introducing you to an amazing view of the highest mountain in the Himalaya, where being able to stand on the top of the world has for centuries been one of man's most daring challenges.
Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu.
You will be welcomed by our staff and transferred to your hotel. Our airport representative will explain the program upon arrival. Overnight at hotel. B.B
Day 02: Trek preparation and Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour
Sightseeing of World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu Valley including: Kathmandu Darbar Square, Swayambhunath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa & Pasupatinath Temple. Overnight at hotel. B.B
Day 03: Fly to Lukla and Trek to Phakding (2652m) 3 hours.
Early morning transfer to airport for Lukla flight. The flight into Lukla is a lifetime experience in itself. The airfield is at high evaluation and the difference between the two ends of the runway is about 60 meters! Trek to Phakding with green landscape & view of Kusum Kangraru. Overnight at guesthouse. B.L.D
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m) 6 hours
We follow the Dudh Kosi, ascending through Himalayan pine and Doedar cedar forests, to the celebrated village of Namche Bazaar. The village of Namche is a historic trading post where Nepalese and Tibetan traders exchange salt, dried meat and textiles. Besides being a superb place to shop for traditional crafts, Namche remains the central trading post in the Khumbu, attracting Himalayan and lowland merchants. You will spend two days in Namche for acclimatization, visit local markets and spend time with your team. On the hike we capture our first glimpses of Everest and neighboring peaks. Overnight at guesthouse. B.L.D
Day 05: Acclimatization, hike to Everest view hotel (3900m) 3 - 4 hours.
This is a day for acclimatization, we will hike to Syangboche Airport (3700m), the supposed heighest airport in the world. Then continue climbing to Mt. Everest View Hotel for great panoramic views of Everest, Lhotse, Amadablam, Tawache etc. On the way back after lunch or before we will visit the Sherpa Culture Museum and Everest photo Gallery. Overnight at guesthouse. B.L.D
Day 06: Trek to Tengboche (3860m) 5 hours
The flat and easy trail leads towards the view of Mt. Everest, then descends deep into the Dudh Kosi Valley at Pungki Thanka; from here it ascends the right flank of the Dudh Kosi valley to Tengboche Monastery (3860m). It is the spiritual center of the Khumbu; the climb is long, but more than adequately compensated by views of Mt. Amadablam and on a clear day, views of Mt. Everest and its surrounding peaks. Overnight at guesthouse. B.L.D
Day 07: Trek to Dingboche (4410m) 5 hours
Descend through a beautiful forest then cross the Imja Khola and trek through the village of Pangboche (3900m); perhaps today is the most interesting trekking because you will not lose altitude like on other days and you will enjoy views of Mt. Amadablam, Mt. Lhotse & other peaks; the route continues through pastures to Dingboche, known as the 'summer valley'. Overnight at guesthouse. B.L.D
Day 08: Hiking to Chhukung Ri and back to Dingboche (5546 mtrs) 7 hours.
Today you can enjoy another acclimatization day. This day we will have a day-trip to Chhukung Ri (5546m). The views from Chukkhung are wonderful; also we can observe the fifth-highest mountain: Makalu. We will descend to Chhukung for Lunch & continue down to Dingboche. Overnight at guesthouse. B.L.D
Day 09: Trek to Lobuche (4910m) 5 hours
Trek along a broad valley floor to Dughla, passing the Trekkers Aid Post at Pheriche (4240 m), staffed by western volunteer doctors and supported by the Himalayan Rescue Association which offers treatment and consultation to trekkers. Continue up the valley, gaining altitude. Come out of the valley to descend to the yak pastures of Lobuche (4910m). O/N at guesthouse. B.L.D
Day 10: Trek to Gorekshep (5180m) 3 hours
After a short climb through meadows, look down on the Khumbu Glacier. Straight ahead is Kalapattar - the best vantage point to view the entire south face of Mt. Everest and the surrounding peaks. Trek to Gorekshep and prepare for tomorrow's Everest Base Camp Expedition at 5400 meters. Overnight at guesthouse. B.L.D
Day 11: Hike to Everest Base Camp (5400m) and return Gorekshep (5180m) 7 hours
This morning commences with your Mount Everest Base Camp destination through a scree trail. There is not much elevation gain, but there are a lot of ups and downs and, combined with altitude, this can be a tiring portion- but the journey is worth it. After approximately 3 hrs of hiking you will arrive at Base Camp and enjoy views of the Khumbu Glacier and icefall, where Everest expeditions begin. Overnight at guesthouse. B.L.D
Day 12: Hiking to Kalapattar (5545m) - Gorekshep - Pheriche (4210m) 7 hours.
The day starts with a hike up to Kalapattar (5545m), the best viewpoint to witness Mt. Everest and the spectacular Himalayan range. Then trek back to Gorekshep for hot breakfast and then descend to Pheriche (4210m). Overnight at guesthouse. B.L.D
Day 13: Trek to Khumjung (3900m) 6 hours
Easy walk along the Imja Khola, short climb to Tengboche, descend Pungki Thanka and complete steep to climb Khumjung, famous for observing the Yeti scalp and the Hillary school. Overnight at guesthouse. B.L.D
Day 14: Trek to Jorsale (2740m) 6 hours
The trail accends slightly to the Syangboche airport and then descends to Namche Bazaar 3440m. After relaxing with tea coffee or lunch, trek down to Jorsale. O/N at guesthouse. B.L.D
Day 15: Trek to Lukla (2800m) 5 hours
The trek continues along the Dudh Kosi River to the small mountain airstrip at Lukla where you will catch your return flight to Kathmandu. Overnight at guesthouse. B.L.D
Day 16: Fly back to Kathmandu (1310m)
30-minute amazing scenic fly back to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel. B.B
Day 17: Final Departure to your onward destination. B. "Farewell"
(B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & transfer by private car / van
Three nights accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu
Kathmandu city tours, inclusive of all entry fees, tour guide and private car / van
Full board meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
Best available twin sharing lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek; we provide private bathrooms with hot shower at Phakding, Namche and Lukla.
One highly experienced, helpful and friendly guide, porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and insurance
Round trip flight to/from Kathmandu inclusive domestic departure tax duffle bag, down jacket and sleeping bag during the trek
First aid medical kit
Sagarmatha National Park Permits fee
TIMS Fee- Trekkers' Information Management System
Government taxes & office service charge
What's Not Included:
Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
Nepal entry visa: you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (a multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. Please bring 2 copies of passport-size photos.)
All kind of drinks (hot, cold and alcoholic)
Hot and cold showers during the trek
Personal shopping and laundry
Personal trekking equipments
Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is appreciated but it is not mandatory)
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