Mt Everest Base camp Trekking Nepal
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Mt Everest Base camp Trekking Nepal
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Everest Base camp trekking is the most famous trekking route in the world and this is a once in a lifetime opportunity to see some of the most breathtaking scenery imaginable. Nepal is a fascinating country and the trek gives an insight into the lives and culture of the Sherpa people. Our ascent is steady and well paced to best suit the acclimatization needed. Sunrise on the snow capped peaks above the Khumbu Glacier is an unforgettable sight from the summit of Kala Patthar. This trek is one for the lover of high places and those wanting to push themselves to the limit. It is a tough challenge and not to be taken lightly with generally well graded paths but some tougher sections along the Khumbu glacier.
Day to Day Itinerary for the Everest Base camp trek:
Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft) Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan intl airport our representative welcomes you and assists to transfer in your hotel in Kathmandu, the heart of Kathmandu and briefing about your trip and overnight at Hotel.
Day 02: Fly to Lukla (2,800m/9,186ft) & trek to Phakding (2,652m/8,700ft), 3-4 hrs walk Today Early morning Everest base camp trek start with the senic fly from Kathmandu to the tiny airstrip at Lukla for about 40 minutes scenic flight; you will have time to stroll around, while the guide sort and divide the load baggage to be carried by porters. Guide will manage the lunch place depending upon the time of arrival at Lukla. We then take an easy walk to Phakding village for the overnight stop and rest of the time stroll around the village for local knowledge.
Day 03: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,283ft), 5-6 hrs walk After breakfast we will continue up the banks of the Dudh Kosi, crossing it twice by small suspension bridges before reaching the village of Monjo the entrance gate of the Sagarmatha National Park . When enter the National park boundary we descend and a gradual walk brings us to the suspension bridge over the Bhote-Koshi river to Jorsalle village, the last village till Namche Bazaar.Namche is a prosperous trading town and the capital of the Khumbu Region.Mt Everest can be seen today while we hike to namche bazaar. .
Day 04: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar We will spend a day in Namche Bazaar resting and allowing our bodies to become acclimatized to the altitude of (3,440m/11,283ft).You have full day leisure or visit Everest View Point hotel in Syanboche for wonderful panoramic views and also possible to see all the way to everest base camp trail, if Saturday can be seen many people in Saturday market for shopping to fulfill their daily needs and only one shopping market in the surrounding areas. Also you can visit Sherpa Museum as well a great place to learn Sherpa culture and history of mountaineering and stroll back to hotel for overnight.
Day 05: Namche to Tyangboche (3,867m/12684ft), 5-6 hrs walk Today after breakfast we start our trek with pleasant walk through the forest with magnificent view of mountains. The great view of the mighty peaks of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse , Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Kwangde peak with view of the eastern snow capped mountains. The trail leads up hill through the forested path and the hardly walk to get to Tyangboche. One of the most beautiful place in the Himalaya and the first thing that comes to your eye is the big Monastery, then the large field with campsites and teahouses, lodges beneath the towering majestic beautiful peak Ama Dablam.You will have great views of everest of your hotel in tyangboche.
Day 06: Tyangboche to Dingboche (4,358m/14,295 ft), 5-6 hrs walk The trail descends down from Tengboche, winding through the rhododendron forest to Deboche and crossing a bridge over the raging Imja Khol River . Hug the valley wall, and then traverse the plains to Dingboche, the start of the Imja Tse Valley . Dingboche is also the gateway to Chukung and farther beyond for the most challenging traverses towards Makalu area and Hinko Valley via Sherpani col 6,100m and Amphu Laptsa pass 5,780m.
Day 07: Acclimatization day at Dingboche On this day you will rest before the last leg of the journey. You may have full day rest or there are some places where you can go for a day walk like trek to Chhukung (4,730m) is worth while which takes approx. 3-4 hours from Dingboche, towards east with in the Imjatse Valley, although the trek is gradual, however you can feel the thin air as the altitude gains slowly coming towards Chhukung. At Chhukung, there are few teahouses overlooking superb view of the snow capped peaks and glaciers After enjoy stroll back to Dingboche for overnight.
Day 08: Dingboche to Lobuche (4,928m/16164 ft), 5-6 hrs walk Tackle the steep incline to the terminal moraine of the Khumbu glacier, continuing along the rugged route to your resort at Loboje. Above the huts looms the famous Lhotse Ridge.
Day 09: Trek to Gorakshep (5,160m/16,929ft) & hike to Everest Base Camp (5,320m/17,450ft) 5-6 hrs walk After breakfast we continue our trek to Gorekshep in a windy and rocky path with the wonderful view of Mt. Pumori , Mt. Nuptse and other magnificent peaks. After check in at lodge & lunch, our adventure continues towards Everest Base Camp and to the Khumbu Ice-fall. The trail passes through over rocky dunes and moraine and streams, till you reach the base camp. In Everest Base Camp the climbers gather for summiting Everest during the high expedition season. We explore base camp.Everest base camp is full of with white rocks and snow.you can touch the glacier to.Everest base camp is kind of vally.
Day 10: Early Hike to Kala Pathar(5,550m/18,204ft) & trek back to Pheriche 6-7 hrs walk Your Guide will arrange time for this morning to start early hike up to Kala Pathar for the most wonderful sunrise views of the Everest. It takes about 2 hours to reach this hill top (the famous view point).This small peak offers the best views of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Pumori and Ama Dablam along with the entire mountain views of Khumbu Himalayan range and we also can see everest base camp.Being here for some hours, we hike down to Gorekshep, breakfast and retrace back towards Pheriche for overnight.
Day 11: Pheriche to Kyanjuma (3,500m/11,480ft), 5-6 hrs walk Heading down now, the going is easier and the pace faster. Take back great memories with you and walk down hill towards the Phungithanka vis Tangboche and after crossing the suspension bridge over the Dudh Koshi river trek onwards to the Kyanjuma the junction of the trinity ways to Gokyo Valley , Khumjung village and Namche Bazzar. Great view of Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Tawache and Lhotse as well as dense wildlife of some species of Pheasants, Himalayan Griffons, Musk deer and wild goat can be found insides the rhododendron forest, evening explore small surrounding area with magnificent scenery.
Day 12: Kyanjuma to Khumjung to Monju (2,850m/9,348ft), 6-7 hrs walk Today after breakfast short climb to hidden valley called Khumjung village, probably the biggest village of the areas and visit Hillary school established by Sir Admund Hillary and visit to Khunde village where a place of famous climber and big hospital running by charity, after a great moments take back to Namche Bazzar for lunch via Syangboche airstrip which is the world highest airstrip. We walk back to the downhill for overnight at Monju.
Day 13: Monju to Lukla (2,800m/9,186ft), 4-5 hrs walk Leisurely this morning we trek back to Lukla, you can walk at your own pace and enjoying the lush green scenery around and passing through the incredible mountain scenery and local Sherpa village. Arrival in Lukla and you'll have time to stroll around the areas and guide will re-confirm your flight ticket and enjoy the last celebrate dinner with your crew member and overnight at Hotel.
Day 14: Fly back to Kathmandu : After an early morning flight to Kathmandu our guide transfer you to your hotel. You may have time to relax after long journey and take back your breath and rest at your hotel with ending your Himalayan trip with us.
Day 15: Departure from Kathmandu .
Cost Cost Inclusive:
Airport arrival and departure by private vehicle
Deluxe twin sharing accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
Sightseeing trip with city tour guide in Kathmandu .
Sightseeing trip with city tour guide in Kathmandu
All domestic airfares as per the itinerary
Full board meal (breakfast, lunch, dinner, tea & coffee) in during the trek
Comfortable accommodation on teahouse/lodge during the trek
Trek leader (English speaking, First Aid and eco trained), Sherpa helper, and all payments
Sagarmatha National park entry fee and necessary permits
Down jacket and four seasonal sleeping bag
Exclusive medical kit bag
All government and local taxes.
Excess baggage charges
Lunch and dinner in kathmandu
Travel and rescue insurance
Personal trekking Equipment
Personal expenses e.g. phone calls, laundry, bar bills & extra porters
Tips for driver, guides and porters
Any extending trips
Services doesn't include in service inclusive column
Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.
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