Everest Base Camp

  • Duration: 17 Days
  • Grade: Adventurous
  • Cost: USD 1665

Mt.Everest (8848m), well known as the highest peak of the world justifiably claims its reputation as one of the most trekking destination in Nepal because of its unique landscape abound with cozily sheltered shrepas villages, monastries and above all the mighty Himalaya dominating skyline all round. The trek begins with a flight to Lukla following upstream of Bhote Koshi River to Namche Bazaar, a major town for the local and trekkers. From here the trail gradually acends to spectacular Thyangboche monastery, the spritual heart of Sherpa land and eventually winds into the valley to Everest base camp (5350m) and Kala pathar (5545m), which has incredible alphine splendor.

Those trekker who has longer time, they have options to make the trip via Gokyo Lake Ascending and Crossing Over Chola or if you are really fit and looking some adventurous activities you can join Everest Base Camp Trek and Island Peak Climbing together. And those who wish to trek with family or who has not enough time for experience the world famous Mt. Everest, Sherpa culture, and spectacular mountain scene, we recommend Everest Panorama Trekking, it can be done on limited timeframe.

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu. You are welcomed by hospitable meeting and then you will be transferred to hotel. Our airport representative will explain briefly the program upon arrival. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 02: Trek preparation and Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour Sightseeing of world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley including, Kathmandu Darbar square, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath Stupa & Pashupatinath Temple. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 03: Kathmandu Lukla - Phakding (2652m) 3 hours. Early morning transfer to airport for flight to Lukla. The flight into Lukla is a lifetime experience, in itself. The airfield is on an evaluation and the difference between the two ends of the runway is about 60 meters!then trek to Phakding 2800m with green landscape & view of Kusum kangraru. Overnight at guest house.
Day 04: Phakding - Namche Bazar (3440m) 6 hours. After you finished your hot breakfast your guide will lead the trail continues north up the Dudh Kosi valley with brilliant views of Thamserku & Kusum kangraru tothe Munzo, just beyond the Munzo you will see huge building of Sagarmatha National Park Entrance Gate, where trekking permits are checked and National Park fees collected,then trek down and cross the Jorsale Bridge, This is the last place to Namche Bazar so we recommended you to have lunch or some snacks! make sure you have enough water. The trail continue along the Dudh Kosi River after two more brides begins the steep climb up to Namche Bazaar 3441m, the administrative center of the Sagarmatha National Park and the hub of Sherpa society.
Day 05: Acclimatization day in Namche bazaar – Hike to Everest view hotel (3900m) 3-4 hours. This is a day for acclimatization, we will hike shyangbuche airport 3700m, this suppose to height airport in the world. Then continue climbing to Mt. Everest view hotel where we we have great panoramic views of Everest, Lhotse, Amadablam, Tawache etc. On the way back after lunch or before lunch we will have enough time to visit Sherpa culture museum and Everest photo Gallery. Overnight at Guest House.
Day 06: Namche - Tengbuche (3860m) 5 hours. The trail leads flat & easy towards the view of Mt. Everest, then descends deep into the Dudh Kosi Valley at Pungki Thanka, From here ascends the right flank of the Dudh Kosi valley to Tengbuche Monastery at 3860m. It is spiritual center of the Khumbu, The climb is long but, more than adequately compensated by views of Mt. Amadablam and on clear day's views of Mt. Everest and it surrounding peaks. Overnight at guest hose.
Day 07: Tengbuche - 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 most interesting trekking because you will not lose altitude while trekking like other days and enjoying the view of Mt. Amadablam, Mt. Lhotse & other peaks, the route continues through pastures to Dingboche as know as summer valley 4,400m. Overnight at guest house.
Day 08: Day trip 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 Chukkung is wonderful, also we can observe a fifth highest mountain Makalu. Then descend to Chhukung for Lunch & continue down to Dingboche. Overnight at Guest House.
Day 09: Dingbuche- Lobuche (4910m) 5 hours. Trek along a broad valley floor to Dughla, is leaving behind the Trekkers Aid Post at Pheriche 4240 m. A western volunteer doctor, supported by The Himalayan Rescue Association is stationed here and offers treatment and consultation to trekkers. Continue up the valley-gaining altitude. Come out of the valley to descend to the yak pastures at Lobuche 4910m.Overnight at guest house.
Day 10: Lobuche - Gorakshep (5180m) 3 hours. After a short climb through meadows, look down on the Khumbu Glacier. Straight-ahead is Kalapatthar - the best vantage point to view the entire south face of Mt. Everest and the surrounding peaks. Trek to Gorakshep and prepare for tomorrow's Everest Base Camp Expedition 5400 meters. Overnight at guest house.
Day 11: Gorakshep (5180m) - Everest base camp (5400m) – Gorakshep (5180m) 7 hours. In the morning starts your Mount Everest Base camp Hiking though on the rocky trail. It is not much elevation different but there is lots of up and down it makes your body very tiring but don't harass, this is your dream since you were very young. Approximately 3 hrs of hiking you will have been Base Camp, Enjoy the view of Khumbu glacier and icefall from where Everest Expedition starts. Overnight at guest house.
Day 12: Hiking to Kalapatthar (5545mtrs.)- Gorakshep- Pheriche (4210m) 7 hours. The day starts with a hike up to Kalapatthar (5545 mtrs.), an excellent viewpoint to observe the Mount. Everest and innumerable spectacular mountains views. Then trek back to Gorakshep for hot breakfast and trek descend to Pheriche (4210m). Overnight at Guest House.
Day 13: Pheriche - Khumjung (3900m) 6 hours. Easy walk along the Imja Khola, short climb to Tengbuche, descend Pungki Thanka and steep to climb Khumjung, It is the famous for observe the Yeti scalp and Hillary school. Overnight at guest house.
Day 14: Khumjung – Jorsale (2740m) 6 hours. The trail accent slightly to the Shyangbuche airport and trek descends to Namche Bazar 3440m. After the relaxing of tea, coffee or lunch trek down to Jorsale. Overnight at Guest house.
Day 15: Jorsale - Lukla (2800m) 5 hours. The trek continue along the Dudh Kosi river to the small mountain airstrip at Lukla to catch your return flight to Kathmandu. Overnight at Khumbu resort.
Day 16: Lukla - Kathmandu (1310m) 45 minutes scenic fly back to Kathmandu & Transfer to Hotel.
Day 17: Final Departure from Nepal to your onward destination.

Cost included

  • All Airport / hotel / pick up & drop by private car / van.
  • Three nights’ accommodation with breakfast at 3* category hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Kathmandu city tours, inclusive of all entry fees, tour guide by private car / van.
  • Meals breakfast, lunch and dinner with tea & coffee during the trek.
  • Best available twin sharing lodge to lodge accommodation during in the mountain.
  • One highly experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, During Trek.
  • Porters (1 porter between 2 people), their food, accommodation, salary, equipments & insurance.
  • Round Trip Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu inclusive domestic Departure Tax.
  • Down Jacket & Sleeping Bag during your Mount Everest base camp trekking.
  • First Aid medical kit.
  • Sagarmatha National Park entrance fee.
  • TIMS - Trekkers Information Management System.
  • Government taxes & Office Service charge.

Cost not included

  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Your Travel insurance.
  • International airfare.
  • All kind of cold drink like alcoholic and mineral water, Coke, Fanta, Juice etc...
  • Hot and cold shower during the mountain.
  • Personal shopping and laundry etc.
  • Personal trekking Equipments.
  • Tips, etc.

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