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Everest Base Camp Trek – 17 Days

Away from hustle and bustle of city life, there lies the Everest Base Camp Trek that bestow you an appealing encounter with natural scenery in a serene milieu. As the world highest peak is situated in Nepal, everyone is aspired to watch Mount Everest closely at least once in a life. Everest Base Camp Trek is mostly picked trekking route that catches a glimpse of bizarre Himalayan views, outstanding natural beauties and allows discovering the alpine lifestyle.

Everest Base Camp Trek: A short flight from Kathmandu to Lukla is itself a preview of enchantment that you sense throughout this trekking package as it flies witnessing beautiful Mountain View and green peaks. Walking through rhododendron blooming forest, passing by beautiful rivers, springs, stone walls, green farming terrace and pasturing meadows dotted with sheep and Yaks offer a chances to lay your eyes on rustic, purely organic, and sociocultural of indigenous Sherpa people of Nepal Himalaya. Snow Rivers, glacier, boulders, alpine wild animals and bird watching supplements an aura of ecstasy. Similarly, straddle of major summits of Mahalangur mountain chain always entice you and provides the incredible remedial solace to beat the exhaustion of your journey. Trekking to the Everest Base camp trek provides chance to experience the heroic journey that was set out by legends Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa, the first two climbers of the Mount Everest back in 1953.

Three of the top ten tallest mountains; Cho Oyu, Lhotse and Makalu, the Buddhist monasteries of higher altitude, the UNESCSO listed World Heritage Site, and Sagarmatha National Park with mesmerizing view of wild animal and birds also add the delight to your journey. Wholehearted hospitality of local hotels, tea house and local people is always commended by visitors and watchful guidance of local Sherpa people who are expert of hiking and tour guide make your expedition in fine fettle and harmless. Acclimatizing in Namche Bazar makes you energized and eager to soar up to the top Kala Patthar, a destination with spectacular view of Khumbu Glacier, Nuptse and Mount Everest. The views from Kalapather dumbfound you and you feel that your voyage is fruitful and you start calling you a lucky adventurous person.

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The best season for Everest Base Camp Trek is Mid September to end of November and April, May & June is the best time.

“Lets plan for  Everest Base Camp Trek today with us”

Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu (1340M)

Our representative welcomes you in Kathmandu airport and helps you check in Hotel heart of Kathmandu. Today we will have rest in the hotel to recover jet log, and to freshen.

Day 02: Full day Kathmandu city tour

Kathmandu city is ranked as 19 th best tourist destination by TripAdvisor, also known as city of Temple and, it houses seven UNESCO listed heritages, diverse culture that exhibits varieties of ancient as well as modern culture. Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur Durbar (royal palace) Squares, Boudhhnath, Pashupatinath, Syambhunath (Monkey Temple), Golden Temple, Chagunayaran and other temples and Stupa are major attraction of Kathmandu. Pashupatinath situated in bank of Baghmati river is a holy pilgrimage of Hindus a and Syambhunath is jam-packed with Buddhists pilgrimages and the people as this hill top provides beautiful view of Kathmandu valley .Boudhhanath falls under one of the largest Stupa of world. Ancient architectures f these sites is very beautifully decorated.

Day 03: Flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. Trek to Phadking (2700m)

A forty minutes short flight from Kathmandu to Lukla airport offers the beautiful scenery of mountain picks that is foretaste of what you will see while trekking as it flies over the snow covered peaks and green valleys. Our crew member will welcome you in Lukla Airport, make better preparation and thetrek start from there. We walk on the route that goes downhill to Cheplung village, a perfect place to enjoy majestic view of a sacred peak Mt.Khumbila and gradually we walk to Phakdin for overnight stay in Guest Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 04: Phadking to Namche Bazaar (3420m)

Walking upward with soothing sound of pine forest, alongside Dudh Koshi River, the trail goes up to beautiful Benker Valley, which is famous for Chumoa agriculture farm. After Chumoa we ascend to Monjo village, a gateway to Sagarmatha National Park (1,148 sq km, established in 1976).Taking way up via banks of Bhote Koshi and Dudh Koshi rivers we reach to Jorsale village. Uphill trek along a steep slope route with view of Mt. Everest and range of Nuptse reaches to entrance of Namche Bazaar, a scenic town in higher altitude for an overnight stay. Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 05: Acclimatization in Namche (3420)

In Namche bazaar we can enjoy city life to some extend as it houses ATM booths, furnished hotels, restaurants and tea/coffee houses and, we can indulge maples of tourist activities to seize the moment. Hiking to Everest View hotel is mostly chosen option where we can enjoy cool and cloudless sunrise over the mountain peaks like Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Konde and few others. If it interests you, you can trek to Khumjung Village to observe the monastery that has ostensible Yeti scalp and the school built by Sir Edmund Hillary's Himalayan Trust. Overnight in Namche Bazaar. Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 06: Namche to Tengboche (3850m)

Departing from Namche the trial goes to Phunki then walking uphill and downhill for two hours to Tengboche village, which is well known for historic Tengboche monastery, one of the ancient monasteries in Everest region. Tengboche monastery, situated in Sagarmatha National Park is a holy place for the Sherpa people who follow Buddhism, and vintage point for panoramic sight of Himalayas, like Mt.Everest Nuptse, Lhotse Thamskru and Ama Dablam. If we reach before 3.00 pm, we will enjoy the peaceful mantras of monk and spot Buddhist ceremonies. Overnight in Tengboche. Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 07: Tengboche to Pheriche (4240m) /Dingboche (4350m)

This is the day, when you stride through forest with rhododendron flower of various colors, Himalayan shrub and herbs along with twittering sound of birds of several spices. Captivating view of Mt. Everest and neighboring Himalayas boost your energy up. A short descent walk leads us to Debuche and then, we walk uphill over beautifully sculpted stones towards Imja River. After crossing Imja River, we hike to Pangboche where, we can visit Pangboche monastery. Taking down road via green terrains flecked with grazing animals, we reach to Orsho. From Orsho the trails bisects to Dingboche or Pheriche. Walking across Imja valley and Lobuche River we reach to Dingboche. But if we walk up the hill above Pheriche - there is a spot at about 5,100m that has stunning views of the valleys and Ama Dablam and this place offers more accommodation and health post. Overnight in Pheriche. Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 08: Acclimatization day

Biodiversity of Dingboche is little barren and more greyish than other places that we walked over. A day break in Dingboche is consists of alluring view of Lothse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Cholaste and Taboche. Amazing Sunrise from teahouses, visit to Buddhist Stupa and assimilation with local people are the main leisure activities in Dingboche. Overnight in Pheriche/ Dingboche Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 09: Pheriche/Dingboche to Lobuche (4930m)

Today we start our journey amid the Himalayas as if we are surrounding by Himalayans in every directions. From now the routes seems narrower and slope until we reach to Dusa where we visit Campsite that was used during first successful Everest Expedition in1953. While walking slowly to uphill, we see Mt.Pumari in front view, but when we move ahead, after sometime we leave Mt. Pumori behind us. After crossing small stream we begin to soar to sharp deadly glacial deposit of Khumbu Glacier and then to the Chumped Lahara via rough road with boulder scattered all over. Chupki Lahara is an edge with mesmeric view of Mt.Everest. Descend steps to Khumu Glacier provide us captivating facing view of Mahalangur Himal, Khumbuste,Lintren and Pumori, and finally we stretch our legs in Lobuche from where we see Mt.Nuptse. Overnight in Lobuche. Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 10: Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5160m)

Lobuche to Gorak Shep is very short upward trek that offers grandiose view of Mt. Pumori. We walk in glacier route for a while and in afternoon we reach to Gorak Shep. Gorakshep is trailhead for Kalapather and Everest Base Camp. Overnight in Gorak Shep. Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 11: Site trip to Kalapattar and Everest Base Camp

Today we eat breakfast early in the morning and hike up to Kala Patthar. The trail is steep with a lot of rough rocks and the weather is cold with fairly strong wind blow. The spectacular view of Changtse, Khumbuste, and Lingtren snow peaks gives you urges us and we become more excited close up look of Mt.Everest. View from top of Kala Patthar is panoramic and we get sublime pleasure to have the world tallest mountain enfacing us. The stunning view of northern edge and top of Lhotse, Nuptse and Changtse is also panoramic. In Kala Patthar we can observe The Mount Everest Webcam installed in altitude of 5675m. With the heart full of happiness and fresh memory of world tallest mountain and of course best moments captured in camera, we descend back to Gorak Shep for Overnight stay. On the same day we can chose to climb up to Everest Base Camp. A short trek through ice field road we reach to Everest Base Camp. The place is surrounded by mountain peaks like Nuptse, Khumbuste and Pumori. When we reach the spot we will see the mob of trekkers, colorful tents and a kind of overwhelming scenario. Beautiful blue glacial, and unbelievable melting arrays, and ice sculptures and Khumbu glacier, an enclosed ice valley between Everest and Lothse are the major attraction of Everest Base Camp. Immersing in fascinating scenery of EBC we return back to Gorak Shep for overnight stay. Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 12: Gorekshep to Pheriche

Today we trek back to Pheriche passing through Lobuche and Tholke village on the way. Trekker feel much easier today as the trails goes downhill with stunning view of mountains. Pheriche is best place to take rest and for refreshment as it houses restaurants and lodges also. Overnight in Pheriche. Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 13: Pheriche to Tengboche

We walk down through forest with rhododendron flower of various colors, Himalayan shrub and herbs along with twittering sound of birds of several spices. A short descend walk leads us to Orsho and then, we walk downhill to Tengboche and visit monasteries and hanging around local area. Overnight in Tengboche. Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 14: Tengboche to Namche

Today we will walk straight way for a few minutes and then move downhill in plain sailing route covered with rhododendron, pine and juniper trees along with bank of Dudh Koshi River. After crossing bridge over Dudh Koshi River we descend via green fine forest where we get a glimpse of birds like pheasant, Lophophorus impejanus (National birds of Nepal), snow pigeon and animals like Himalayan Thar and mountain goats. The downhill trail gradually enters into Sansa village from where the view of Nuptse, Thamserku and Ama Dablam is incredible, and then we reach to Namche Bazaar for overnight stay. Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 15: Namche to Lukla

Today is the last day trekking in Himalaya. Along with the natural beauty, the social part of people is worth to observe today. The trail is crowed with tourists, trekkers from various parts of world. The traffic of porter, who make our trek possible, the yaks carrying heavy loads of stuffs and the local people are the open books to get an insight of social life of local people. Today we will walk besides Dudh Koshi River, crossing several suspension bridges and bidding farewell to various settlements. As it is the last day of your trek please make best of the way and feel free to enjoy the moment that you missed while moving uphill. Overnight in Lukla. Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 16: Lukla to Kathmandu

We leave Himalaya region by catching first flight to Kathmandu. After reaching Kathmandu, we can have better rest in hotel or plan the sightseeing for other places in Katmandu valley. Doing souvenir shopping in tourist hub area is best option. We can arrange according to your plan. In the evening we will have farewell dinner in traditional restaurant with cultural shows, cherishing the moment of successful accomplishment of your journey. Overnight in Kathmandu. Meal: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 17: Departure

We conclude our journey today. Our guest attendant will help you drop in Kathmandu airport and bid adieu. The above mentioned itinerary can be reduced or extended according to your time permission. Please let us know your wheatear you want trip to be long or short, we will modify accordingly.

Cost Includes
  • Transportation to and from Kathmandu by air or road as per itinerary.
  • 3 meals per day during the trek (breakfast, lunch & dinner) including the coffee and tea.
  • Accommodation in tea house or provided tents during the trek as mentioned in the trek type.
  • Accommodation including breakfast at 3-4 star hotels in Kathmandu.
  • Highly experienced Government licensed guide and necessary porters during the trek.
  • Government / Local taxes, Tourist service charge, guide / porter insurance and salary, general equipment, national park and conservation area fees.
  • Kathmandu City Tour with an Experienced Tour Guide ( Kathmandu , Bhaktapur, and Lalitpur) depends on your time frame.
  • Trekking Registration Certificate (TRC).
  • Airport transfers
Cost Excludes
  • International airfares
  • International Airport Departure Tax
  • Trekking Equipment
  • Major meals, Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu
  • Any type of personal expenses, such as alcoholic beverages and drinks, phone and laundry.
  • Airport departure tax to be paid in rupees on your departure 1760 rupees
  • entry visa fee US$ 30 (duration 60 days from date of issue) – you may easily obtain the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport – Kathmandu .
  • Rescue & travel insurance, trip cancellation costs, accident or health emergency, evacuation, loss, theft or damage to baggage and personal effects. We strongly advise you to take out personal travel insurance.
  • Tips & Gratuities

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Trip Facts

  • Duration:17 Days
  • Grade:Moderate
  • Rating:Best
  • Region:Everest Base Camp Trek
  • Trip:Everest Region Trek Trekking in Nepal
  • Activity:kathmandu city tour, Everest base camp trek, Scenic mountain flight to Lukla
  • Max.Altitude:5,364 metres (17,598 ft) ft.

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