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Everest Base Camp Trek (16D/15N)

16 Days | 15 Nights | 230
  • Once in a life time experience
  • World's tallest mountain (8849m)
  • Breathtaking view around every corner
  • Life admist the himalayas
  • Cultural Heritage of Kathmandu Valley

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Overview

The Everest Base Camp trek on the south side of Mt. Everest, at an altitude of 17,598 feet (5,364 m), is one of the most popular trekking routes in the Himalayas and about 40,000 people per year make the trek there from Lukla airport. Trekkers usually fly from Kathmandu to Lukla save time and energy before beginning the trek to the base camp. However, trekking to Lukla is possible. There are no roads from Kathmandu.

 

Itinerary

Day 1
Upon arrival, you will be greeted by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Day off.
Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu
Day 2
Breakfast is at Hotel.
Short briefing about Everest Base Camp trekking
In the morning, visit Kathmandu City & Swayambhunath Stupa

Kathmandu Durbar Square (UNESCO World Heritage Site) is located in the heart of old city Kathmandu. There are around 50 temples in the vicinity. In this tour, we visit the 17th Century Durbar complex, Hanuman Dhoka, Paravati temple, great Bell and Drum, Bhairav and Taleju Temple. All around the splendour of historical monuments is the hustle & bustle of the market place. Vegetable vendors, trees of flutes, salesmen with their wares displayed on their person, souvenir hawkers, and street shop selling imported goods and tucked away in a quiet corner the glittering bead market for custom made bead necklaces.

Swoyambhunath (UNESCO World Heritage Site) - Swoyambhunath literally means 'Self-Existent One.' Swoyambhunath is believed to have been established more than 2,500 years ago. An inscription dated 460 A.D. states that the construction was carried out by King Manadeva. By the thirteenth century Swoyambhunath had developed into an important Buddhist learning site. It is also known as the Monkey Temple as there are holy monkeys living in parts of the temple in the North West. Swayambhunath occupies a central position; it is probably the most sacred among Buddhist Pilgrimage sites.

In the afternoon, you will visit Patan Durbar Sqaure. (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
In Patan, the old Newar city, you will see the historic Durbar Square, the Golden Gate, the sky piercing temple of Taleju and the statue of Yogendra Malla, Krishna Mandir, Sati Temple, Hiranya Varna Mahabiar (the golden temple), and Mahabouddha with views of old carved wooden windows through the streets, curios shop and Bazaars. 
Evening Visit Thamel for hiring Trekking equipment if required.
Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 3
Early morning drive to Kathmandu airport then fly to Lukla ((20 Min flight). Start trek from Lukla 2886 M ) to Phakding trek (2640M / 3 hours trek).
Early morning drive to Kathmandu airport with box breakfast and connect flight to Lukla.
Start your trek from Lukla after a gentle climb up the mountainside on the left bank of the Dudh Koshi River. Nupla (5885m), which can be seen in the distance on the opposite shore, is a peak above the Kongde crest. You descend a mountain path that merges into your route to the Everest, overlooking a valley to your right; And at its far end, Kusum Kang (6367m.) Dudh Kosi approaches when you pass a wall of Mani and arrives at a Ghat tea house. We will continue along a small path with many ascents and descents, following the left bank of Dudh Koshi until Phakding.
Lunch on the way
Dinner & Overnight at Teahouse in Phakding
Day 4
Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazar (3440M / 5-6 hours trek)
Breakfast is at Lodge
We begin along a level footpath along the right bank. Thamserku peers into the sky on the opposite shore. We will cross a stream and climb the hill on terraces of the Dudh Koshi route, to reach Bengar. The trail now climbs from the river bed on the left bank of the mountain, through a forest to Chumoa. We will continue on a path with many ups and downs; We will cross a stream, and we will pass by the small town of Monjo. Now you descend the path of stone steps and return to the right bank on a wooden bridge. After a short climb, we will arrive at Jorsale, tea house and hotel, also stop at the National Park where the park entrance fee is charged. After leaving Jorsale, you enter a wooded hillside. It follows a short walk along the riverbed in this V-shaped valley where the river forks - the right is the Dudh Koshi and the left is the Kosho Bhote which leads to Nampa La. After a short distance along the Bhote Koshi, the steep ascent to Namche Bazar begins. As the mountain road zigzags uphill, you will emerge in a superior summit rest area that offers excellent views of Everest (8848m) and Lhotse (8516m.) The climb is slightly alleviated, and Namche Bazarv appears ahead of it. Along the road surrounded by pine trees. Namche Bazar (3440m) is surrounded on three sides by saws and opens only where it faces the Bhote Koshi.
Lunch on the way
Dinner & Overnight at Teahouse in Namche
 
Day 5
Day at Namche (Acclimatization day)
Breakfast is at Lodge
It is an ideal place to spend a day of rest for acclimatization to the high altitude before heading towards Tyangboche. For acclimatization you will walk to Khhumjung where you can visit a monastery. Khhumjung is densely populated by the Sherpa community. You can also enjoy the splendid views of Everest, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Nuptse, Lhotse, Tawche and Kwangde and so on. Or you can take a one-hour hike to Syangboche (3800m.) Where the Everest Viewl hotel is located above Namche for an exceptional view of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Kusum Kangaru. There are also good views from the National Park and Museum, just above the city. This museum exhibits Sherpa culture.
Lunch on the way
Dinner & Overnight at Teahouse in Namche
 
Day 6
Trek from Namche to Tyangboche (3867M /5 - 6 hours trek)
Breakfast is at Lodge
We will leave the village for a climb to the top of a ridge and mountain track which offers an excellent overview of Thamserku, Kantega and Kusum Kangrib. To the right is a steep cliff that descends to the Dudh Koshi, dimly visible below, at the bottom of the valley. Make your way around a branch ridge, and Ama Dablam (6812m) Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse (7855m) and Tawoche (6501m) suddenly appear. After a gentle descent the mountain path ends; You will reach the fork leading to Gokyo. You descend two tea houses through the village of Trashinga. Although you can not see it, you can hear the Kosh Dudh and then go down to the river and reach Phunki Tenga. It is a long climb to Tyangboche; The first half is especially steep. As you climb through the wooded area, the incline facilitates and a splendid view appears. Continue to climb the slope of the mountain diagonally until you reach the stone gate built by lamas that marks its entrance into Tyangboche (3860m). You can use the large plateau in front of the splendid monastery for your stop.
Lunch on the way
Dinner & Overnight at Teahouse in Tyangboche
 
Day 7
Trek from Tyangboche to Dingboche (4260M/ 5-6 hours trek)
Breakfast is at Lodge
We will leave Tyangboche and the Khumbu Mountains as a backdrop and descend a rhododendron covered area to emerge in a pleasant level area. We continue towards Minlinggo and leave the mountain path to cross a suspension bridge to the left bank of the Imja Khola. Go up the mountain path while looking at Ama Dablam and Kantega (6779m) that appear on the opposite bank. We will ascend the path lined with chorten, and we will reach a fork, the upper road passes Pangboche and a monastery, we will take the inferior road to Pangboche Olin and its stone wall and its field of potatoes. We will pass through the town and cross a stream to a path that borders a rocky area of ​​hills on terraces along the river bank.
The trails slowly climb, winding over the Imjatse River, to a large Mani Stupa. From here, the walk is quite moderate as you enter the Imjatse valley under the mighty peaks of Ama Dablam, Nuptse and Lhotse with views of the mountains covered with eastern snow including the peak of the island or Imjatse (6.189m). Dingboche is a beautiful mosaic of fields surrounded by stone walls that protect crops of barley, buckwheat and potatoes from the cold winds and grazing animals.
Lunch on the way
Dinner & Overnight at Teahouse in Dingboche
 
Day 8
Trek From Dingboche to Lobuche (4930M/ 5-6 hrs trek)
Breakfast is at Lodge
The journey forward leads north for 50 minutes until you reach a mani prayer stupa. The path follows a descending path towards the village of Pheriche. Today's walk offers views of Mt.Tawache, Ama Dablam and north-Pokalde (5741m), Kongma-tse (5820m) and the great wall of Nuptse. After a two-hour hike, the Pheriche trail joins Dugla (4595m) before a small wooden bridge over the Khumbu glacier river. We will stop in Dugla for lunch, before continuing for an hour up a steep hill to the top, where there are views of the mountain. Pumori and other peaks west of Everest. After a short break, we will continue walking to Lobuche, hidden and protected from the wind.
Lunch on the way
Dinner & Overnight at Teahouse in Lobuche.
Day 9
Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep (5180M) Continue trek to Everest Base camp (5364M) then back to Gorakchep (7-8 hours trek)
Breakfast is at hotel
Trek to the valley following the path of the rocky moraine, we will see the frozen glacial ponds and icebergs below the Khumbu glacier. After the last rocky Moraine dunes, a short descent trek takes you to Gorakshep, the flat field below Kala Patthar (5545m) and Mt. Pumori (7145m.). Gorakshep is the location of the original Everest Base Camp, with the new camp being located further up the valley. Now the trail winds through a rocky path and the Khumbu glacier. The sight of Nuptse, Lho-La and Khumbutse will appear before you. Sometimes you can see an avalanche on the way. After having witnessed a great moment, we will back a few steps back through the Khumbu glacier with magnificent views of Lobuche, Cholatse, Mt. Pumori and Tabuche.
Lunch on the way
Dinner & Overnight at Teahouse in Gorakshep.
Day 10
Trek from Gorakshep to Kalaphatter (5545 M/ 2-3 hours trek) then trek to Pheriche (4243M / 3-4 hours)
Breakfast is at Lodge
You make an early morning climb to Kala Patthar (5545m.) And you will enjoy the view of the sunrise. From Kala Patthar you can have a panoramic view of the mount. Everest and many other mountain peaks such as Mount Pumori, Mount Lingtren, Mount Khumbetse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mount Ama Dablam, Thamserku and many more peaks. Yaks are normally used as four-legged loaders in this area. The town of Pheriche is known for being a very windy city. Around here you can see the perpendicular walls of Cholatse and
Tawache. Also found here is the Himalayan Rescue Association Aid Post and foreign medical volunteers are available in this area most of the year to provide medical treatment to hikers as well as local people.
Lunch on the way
Dinner & Overnight at Teahouse in Pheriche.
Day 11
Trek from Pheriche to Tyangboche (3867 M/ 6-7 hrs trek)
Breakfast is at Lodge
You can pay a visit in the morning to the research center. Then return to Tyangboche, an easier descent through the rhododendron forest and continue walking to Tyangboche. It is a small village with a famous monastery offering splendid views of Ama Dablam, lush green hills and river views.
Lunch on the way.

Dinner & Overnight at Teahouse in Tyangboche
 
Day 12
Trek from Tyangboche to Namche (3440M / 6-7 hours trek)
The ride from Tyangboche is mainly downhill on the main trail with some steep climbs for an hour from the bridge at Phungitenga, near Shanasha. The ride to Namche is very picturesque on a long winding road. On the way you will visit the traditional villages of Khumjung and Khunde. From Khumjung village another 30 minute walk takes you to the village of Khunde, where you can visit the Khunde Hospital, funded by Sir Edmund Hillary Trust. After Khunde, a scenic and pleasant walk takes you to Namche for the night.
Lunch on the way
Dinner & Overnight at Teahouse in Namche Bazaar.
 
Day 13
Trek from Namche to Lukla (2886 M/ 6-7 hours trek)
Breakfast is at lodge
The last day of your trek leads you from Namche Bazaar via Monjo to Lukla. The walk is nice, except for a few uphill climbs and then up to the Bhote-Koshi river crossing it three times. The last uphill climb of 45 minutes will take you to Lukla for your one night stay.
Lunch on the way
Dinner Overnight at hotel in Lukla.
 
Day 14
Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu
Breakfast is at Lodge
The early morning flight drops to Ramechap and drive to Kathmandu. Upon arrival at Kathmandu check-in at hotel for rest and relax throughout the day at our hotel. If we get interested to take some gifts home from Nepal for friends and relatives, we can visit to some nearby shops or venture out in Thamel for authentic Nepalese goods. 
Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu
Day 15
Breakfast is at Hotel
Full day free in Kathmandu (Extra day in KTM / incase cancel the flight from Lukla to Kathmandu due to bad weather)
Evening Farewell dinner at Local Restaurant.
Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu

 
Day 16
Departure
Breakfast is at hotel
Transfer to the International airport to connect the flight to onward destination.
 

Includes

  • 04 Nights accommodation at Respective hotel in Kathmandu.
  • 11 Nights accommodation at Respective hotel / local Lodge / Guest house during the trekking
  • 15 Breakfasts, 11 Lunches and 12 dinners as per the itinerary.
  • Air-Conditioned Vehicle for transfers in Kathmandu airport and sightseeing tour.
  • An English Speaking Local trekking Guide during the trekking.
  • 01 Porter every 02 pax during the trekking for carry Baggage.
  • An English Speaking Local Guide during the sightseeing tour in Kathmandu.
  • Monument entrance fees as per the itinerary [01 time visit]
  • Air fare Kathmandu– Lukla – Kathmandu sector.
  • Everest National Park fee [ENP]
  • Trekking Information Management System fee [TIMS]
  • All applicable Govt. taxes.

Excludes

  • Nepal Visa Fee USD 30.00 per person for 15 days
  • International sector airfare.
  • Airport tax.
  • Tips for Guide, Driver, Porter and other supporting staff.
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Drinks, laundry, telephone calls bills, Internet bill.
  • Sleeping bag during the trekking.
  • Other expenses not specified above.
  • Personal insurance.

 
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