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Everest Base Camp Trekking - 16 Days

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Everest Base Camp Trekking
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Everest Base Camp trek
 
Everest base camp trek is one of the most popular trekking in Nepal. It is the journey that Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa did in 1953. Everest is the tallest mountain peaks on the planet has traditionally been the utmost goal for mountaineers. The Everest Base Camp trail is the most famous trekking experience in the country. Today entrenched trekkers seek the challenge of reaching to Everest mountaineer’s base camp. Thus EBC trek is also famous among Nepal Himalayas trek. 
 
Trek to EBC is not that easy as the meridian trek so Everest base camp trek is difficult one. Escalate so high that reaching to its Everest base camp height 5364 m (17,598 fits’) and next highest sort in EBC trek Kalapathar elevation 5555 m. Nepal Everest base camp trek normally takes 12 to 14 days to complete EBC trail. Everest trek that includes gruesome, tiring walking within the world’s most spectacular mountain scenery. There are many opportunities to see wildlife during a bag packing to EBC trek in UNESCO listed Sagarmatha national park. You can enjoy with amazing Everest sunrise trek in Everest region. 
Similarly, the journey to Everest base camp trails begins from Lukla if you are taking a direct flight from the Kathmandu. However, for die-hard lovers of trekking, there is another switchback starting from JiriEBC  short Trail passes through the mid-hills of Solu; tribal diverse and flora rich. Everest Base Camp Trek; trigger the exciting flight to Lukla, amazing mountains and Sherpa cultures and hidden wilderness. Sagarmatha National Park, Namche Bazaar, the Sherpa culture, the Tengboche Monastery, the Everest Base Camp, Khumbu glaciers, Panoramic Vistas of the Everest and so on.
 

Are you Thrilling to do Everest Base Camp Trek?

Everest base camp trek starts from Kathmandu Tribhuvan domestic airport to Lukla. Lukla is located in Khumbhu area of the Solukhumbu District in Sagarmatha-Zone of north-east Nepal. It is also known for the Sherpa village and their lifestyle is typically different from other parts of Nepal. EBC sunrise view trek is a prominent trek in Everest region.  After reaching Lukla the trek gently moves towards the of eastern Nepal’s highest river, Dudh Khoshi (milk river).
 
Phakdang morning begins with a pleasing mooch through beautiful pine forests and Sherpa villages. Crossing several doldrums bridges before reaching Jorsale. Later you officially enter to Sagarmatha National Park. Admire the mighty peak of Thamserku towering above the village before continuing to the powerful confluence of the Bhote and Dudh Kosi Rivers. Ascending to the spectacular Tenzing-Hillary suspension bridge. Enjoying incredible views of Mount Everest rising behind the Nuptse Lhotse Ridge. The trail now steepens for the final climb up to Namche Bazaar.
However after exploring Namche climb toward Sansa where the trail forks to the village of Gokyo. You can look out for local Himalayans wildlife, including Nepal’s national bird, the Danphe pheasant and Himalayans Tahrs. Reach near Phunki Thenga you pass through Tibetan Buddhist water is driven prayer wheels
 
However, spend the afternoon visiting Tengboche Gompa, a Tibetan Buddhist monastery established in the early 20th century by Lama Gulru and many more places. Enjoy an amazing view of Mount Ama Dablam 6812 (22349ft). You trek toward Dingboche begins traversing the Imja Khola River and Pangboche and on to Shore. Walking at a high altitude you reach the moraines of Changri Nup Glacier. Then you will make series of small ascent and descent over a rocky trail lined with a cairn to reach Gorak shep-the last stop before Everest Base Camp. One of the most treacherous section of an Everest ascent is marvel at the sublime view of the notorious Khumbu(Everest)After following a rolling waving trail along the icy moraine of the Khumbu Glacier, the slow, steady rhythm. Ice Fall that flows from the Western Cwm and you can graze west to east to take in the peaks of Mount Pumori, Lingtern, Khumbuste, and Nuptse. Walking from Gorak Shep uphill to Everest Kala Pattar trek, it is located right at the foot of Pumori and above Gorak shep where you can witness some of the Himalayans. Thus most recognizable sight and the best views of Everest and about three kilometers away and some 200 meters below, the area of Everest Base Camp.
 
Crossing the Khumbu Khola and head down the valley below Cholatse to Pheriche and Shomare before passing through Lower Pangboche. You’ll reach the suspension bridge over the Imja Khola River, then ascend back to Tengboche to visit the monastery. And the descend steeply through the beautiful forest of juniper, rhododendron, and fir. Crossing the Dudh Kosi River and ascend to Trashing, Shanasa and on to Namche Bazaar. Finally, trek to Lukla to Namche and fly back to Kathmandu.
(Note:  B.L.D Plan / B: Breakfast, L: Lunch & D: Dinner)
Day 1
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu / 1350 m

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.

Day 2
Day 2: Kathmandu sightseeing / B

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.

Day 3
Day 3: Kathmandu – Lukla Flight (35 min) & Lukla 2850 m – Phakding Trek (866ft., 2640m.): 3 - 4 hours– B.L.D

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.

Day 4
Day 4: Phakding – Namche Bazaar trek (3440m., 11319ft.): 5 – 6 hours– B.L.D

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.

Day 5
Day 5: Acclimatization in Namchhe Bazaar– B.L.D

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.

Day 6
Day 6: Trek to Tengboche(3860m., 12694ft.): 6 – 7 hours– B.L.D

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.

Day 7
Day 7: Trek to Dingboche (4410m., 14300ft.): 5 – 6 hours– B.L.D

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.

Day 8
Day 8: Dingboche: Acclimatization– B.L.D

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.

Day 9
Day 9: Trek to Lobuche (4910m., 16207ft.): 5 hours– B.L.D

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.

Day 10
Day 10: Trek to Everest Base Camp then Back to Gorakshep– B.L.D

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.

Day 11
Day 11: Hike to Kalapatthar (5550m., 16962ft.): 2hr 30min then trek down to Periche (4200m.): 7 hours– B.L.D

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.

Day 12
Day 12: Trek back to Namche Bazaar (3441m.): 6 hours– B.L.D

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.

Day 13
Day 13: Trek to Lukla: 7 hours– B.L.D

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.

Day 14
Day 14: Fly back to Kathmandu– B.

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.

Day 15
Day 15: Extra day in Kathmandu, evening join last cultural show dinner program in Kathmandu / B.D

Just leisure an extra day in Kathmandu, evening join last cultural show dinner program in Kathmandu / B.D

Day 16
Day 16: Farewell & Departure– B

Today is the departing day, we wish you a great journey ahead or you can join for another thrilling adventure.

Package Includes: -

  •  All airport pick up and departure
  • All transportation by air-conditioned private tourist car, jeep, bus
  •  All transportation two-way flight ticket -fly Kathmandu to Lukla & Fly out from Lukla to Kathmandu
  •  2/3 star level hotel 4 night in Kathmandu 2 night pre-EBC and 2-night post-EBC trek twin sharing basis with breakfast included
  •  Nice trekking lodge during trekking
  •  Whole accommodations during trips
  •  We will provide a sleeping bag & down-jacket during the trek
  •  Sagarmatha national park entrance permit
  •  3 times meals during trekking as mention in the itinerary (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner )
  •  First aid medicine item, Oxymeter
  •  Some snacks and seasonal fruits
  •  Our T-shirt & Trip achievement certificate, duffel bag
  •  Trekking permit & TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System)
  •  Guides friendly & professional guide and the number of necessary porters 2 guest 1 Sherpa porter to carry baggage their salary, accommodation, meals and medical insurance, etc.
  •  One special cultural show and farewell dinner program
  •  Our government taxes official expenses

Package Excludes:

  •  Extra meals in the Kathmandu & your personal expenses, drinks and desert items during trekking, hot shower bills etc
  •  Your international air ticket
  •  Your travel insurance & tips for the guide and porter
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