Are you Thrilling to do Everest Base Camp Trek?
Altitude: 1,350m/4,428ft – Welcome to Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal! Our airport representative will welcome you at the airport and transfer to your hotel in Kathmandu. Overnight stay in a hotel.
Morning take a breakfast and relax. Visiting around in Kathmandu and physically warming up for the trek. Sightseeing tour including Shova Bhagwati Hindu temple and Swayambhunath / Monkey Temple which is listed in UNESCO site visit this religious and historical places. This site is admired by the people and the religious place held in the high commendation by the Hindu and Buddhist people. Evening meeting and briefing about the trip details.
After an early breakfast, we will take a flight to Lukla. Due to weather condition, the flight from Kathmandu to Lukla always leave early in the morning. Meeting with other porters before heading off towards Phakding. The journey of the village of Phakding lies in Dudh Koshi (“Milk River”) valley north of Lukla, goes through the different cultural village including Cheplung village from where the view of the sacred Mount Khumbila is beautiful. And finally, after hiking via Himalayan jungle and crossing several swing bridges, gradual walk downwards from Cheplung leads to the village Phakding. From Phakding, the sight of the Kusum Kangraru Mountain can be seen. overnight stay at the Guesthouse/lodge.
Namche Bazaar is the main administrative and trading center for the Khumbu region. With the inclusive of magnificent forests of blue pine, fir, juniper, and rhododendron as well as first view of Everest, it helps you to control the anticipation of the thrilling journey. In the way to Namche, several small villages are crossed like Jorsale, Monjo. Where Monjo is the entry point of Sagarmatha National Park, which lies in the north of Phakding.Phakding is located on a mountainside and views of the Thamserku Peak and the Kongdi Rl himal from here are amazing. Likewise, the beautiful scenes of the different Himalayans including Lhotse, Nuptse and many more are seen. It is the main trending center in the Everest region. You can explore the beautiful Khumbu valley. Overnight stay at the Guesthouse.
To adopt with the altitude and new surrounding we acclimatize in Namche Bazaar. We spend the day some hiking by enjoying the scenes of mountains and sunrise and sunset in Khumbu Peak. Beside that, we will either be taken to explore Thame Monastery or Khumjung village.
we can visit the Syangboche Airstrip that lies on the hill above the town, from where you can get a panoramic view of Namche. Then, hike from Namche for around 3-4 hours to Everest View Hotel, the highest located hotel in the world which provides a view of Mount Everest and many other Himalayan peaks from all of its windows. You can visit Everest Photo Gallery and the Sherpa Culture Museum in Namche. Stay overnight in Namche Bazaar.
The trek from Namche to Tengboche is unbelievably stunning, Far below is the Dudh Koshi and Thamserku, Kantenga, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, and Everest rises in front. Woods, Rhododendron Forest, Mani Walls, Chorten (Stupas), and suspension bridges across the rivers make this a lovely walk. The village of Tengboche is also famous for Tengboche Monastery, the largest monastery of the Khumbu region. The Tengboche Monastery is also regarded as the spiritual hub of the Khumbu region and surrounded by forest that is inhabited by Impeyan Pheasant and eagles. Stay at a Guesthouse.
Continue trek to Dingboche. The trekking trail crosses the Imja river and passes through lush forest and take a gradual climb up to the Pangboche valley. From Dingboche we can enjoy the scenic views of Ama Dablam, Dingboche is the only place in the region where barley is produced. Dingboche is called the ‘Summer Valley’ of the Khumbu and contains a kilometer long wall built to protect the village’s crops from the cold winds that descend down the Imja valley. Tame pheasants are regularly seen in this area. Overnight stay at the Guesthouse.
Enjoy and explore around some time away from the trek to adjust to the higher altitude.you can hike to Nagerjun, located at the height of 5100 meters just above the Dingboche, at the edge of the Chhukung valley. From where a marvelous panorama of Lobuche East(6119m), Lobuche west(6856m), Kangtega(6685m), Taboche Peak(6367m), Thamserku(6608m), and the Ama Dablam(6856m) can be seen. you can also spot stunning sight of Mount Makalu, the world’s fifth tallest peak on a clear day. Return back to Dingboche. Enjoy the scenery, drink plenty of fluids, and prepare for the next day’s hiking.
The ascent towards Everest Base Camp continues through Alpine meadows and summer yak pastures towards the end of the moraine of the Khumbu Glacier. At the moraine, there are stone monuments to six sherpas who died in the avalanche, as well as monuments to other climbers. From here, it is a steep, tough climb towards the village of Gorak Shep. Continue on towards Lobuche, where the view is straight towards Nuptse and the sunset is truly magnificent. You can also get an amazing view of other peaks including Pumori, Khumbuste, Lingtren, and Mahalangur Himal. You’ll spend a night at Lobuche.
The higher altitude makes this day’s trekking quite challenging. The Changri Glacier looms ahead as the trek heads for Gorakshep. Walking for about 2-3 hours you will get to Gorashep a small, usually frozen, lake, by lunchtime. Relax and get adjusted to the altitude before the attempt to reach Everest Base Camp. From here the path moves all the way to the top of the edge, finally arriving at the Everest Base Camp. Here, the sight of Khumbu Icefall and the view of the Khumbutse and Lingtren mountains are quite heavenly. Return back to Gorakshep after spending some time at the base camp. Overnight at Gorakshep.
You can see a different view of Everest today, with a trek up to Kala Pattar. Known to have the best views of Everest, this is a challenging trek, but worth it on a clear day. Similarly, hike to Kalapatthar is done early at dawn because the sight of the rising sun seen from the vantage point is absolutely amazing. After spending some time on Kalapatthar, begin the descent from Kala Pattar, heading for Pheriche. This is not the most challenging of hikes, but the altitude can make the many uphill sections below Gorakshep seem tough. Stop to look around; the views are quite spectacular.
Today we trek back to Namchhe which takes us around 6 hours. The trails drop downhill up to Pangbochevillage and drop along the riverside. You will cross the bridge over Imja Khola all the way to Tengboche. From Tengboche, we will move down towards Phungki Thanka, pass the Kyangjuma and Reach Namche. Enjoy the surrounding and meet local peoples.
The final day of our trek returns back to Lukla. The hike back to Lukla follows a trail steeply downward and crosses a suspension bridge. Although we are traveling the same route down, we will notice completely different views. Chortens, prayer flags, Mani-stone, and small Gompas line the village. Relax after the rigorous adventure and reflect on the challenges just undertaken.
We take the short 30 minutes flight back to Kathmandu; we will enjoy changing sight of the landscape on last time while on the flight. After landing in the Kathmandu airport, the rest of the day is free for shopping, sightseeing, or relaxing in one of the many rooftop cafes. Around in the evening join special dinner program.
Just leisure an extra day in Kathmandu, evening join last cultural show dinner program in Kathmandu / B.D
Today is the departing day, we wish you a great journey ahead or you can join for another thrilling adventure.