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Trek Everest Base Camp

16 Days & 15 Nights

On the border between Nepal and Tibet lies the highest mountain in the world. Mount Everest was first climbed by New Zealander Sir Edmund Hillary in 1953 and while reaching the summit might not be possible for everyone (the permit alone costs more than £6,000), an Everest base camp tour will get you amongst the action and some spectacular views.

The trek follows the footsteps of famous mountaineers such as Hillary and his climbing partner Sherpa Tenzing Norgay, stretching along the valley of the Dudh Kosi river and the Khumbu Glacier, before ending with an ascent of Kala Pattar, the black rock to the west of Everest.

 

Day 01 | Depart London

Today will board on an overnight plane to Kathmandu; 1 stopover from 1-4 hours layover. 

Overnight at the plane.

 

Day 02 | Arrival Kathmandu (1345 meters)

Today is an exciting day as you step in the Himalayan Kingdom to begin adventure of lifetime. Upon arrival at the airport our professional airport executives will meet and greet you. Than after you will be transferred to the hotel.

At 1700h briefing takes place at the hotel If you flight arrives later than this time, our guide will brief immediately after your check in to the hotel. Remaining time free for pack up.

Overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 03 | Kathmandu to Lukla (2886m) trek to Phakding (2640 meters)

Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2886m.) which takes about 30 minutes and trek from Lukla to Phakding (2640 m.) and it takes approximately three hours. You transfer to the domestic airport for your flight to Lukla. It is a small town with an airport. There are few tea shops, lodges, hotels and general stores. You begin today’s trek from Lukla following a gentle climb up the mountainside on the left bank of the Dudh Koshi. Nupla (5885m) can be seen in the distance on the opposite bank, is a peak atop the Kongde Ridge. You descend a mountainside path that merges into your route to Everest, with views to a valley to your right; and at its far end, Kusum Kang (6367m.) The Dudh Kosi approaches as you pass a Mani wall and arrive at Ghat teahouse. You continue along a small path with many climbs and descents following the left bank of Dudh Koshi to Phakding.

Overnight in Trekking Lodges

 

Day 04 | Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440 meters)

Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440 m.) and it takes approximately five hours. The trail starts through a level path along the right bank. Thamserku looms skyward on the opposite bank. You cross a stream and climb the terraced hill from the Dudh Koshi route, to arrive at Bengar. The trail now climbs from the riverbed on the left bank into the mountain, through a forest to Chumoa. You continue along a path with many ups and downs; cross a stream, and pass by the tiny village of Monjo. Now you descend the path of stone steps and return to the right bank over a wooden bridge. After a short climb you come to Jorsale’s teahouse and hotel, also stop at the National Park Service where a park entrance fee is collected. After your departure from Jorsale you enter a forested mountainside. You follow a short walk along the riverbed of this V-shaped valley where the river forks – the right is the Dudh Koshi and the left is the Bhote Koshi that leads to Nampa La. After short distance along the Bhote Kosi you begin the steep ascent to Namche Bazar. As the mountain path zigzags uphill, you will emerge at a ridge top rest area that offers excellent views of Everest (8848m) and Lhotse (8516m.) The climb eases somewhat, and Namche Bazar appears ahead as you travel along the path surrounded by pines. Pass the plateau where the Saturday bazaar is held and enter the village. Namche Bazar (3440m) is surrounded on three sides by mountain ranges and opens out only where it faces the Bhote Koshi. The village is a central hub of the area and food, sundries and even mountain climbing equipment may be purchased here.

Overnight in Trekking Lodges

 

Day 05 | Rest day at Namche Bazaar (3440 meters) 

Rest day at Namche Bazaar (3440 m.) for acclimatization. Namche is tucked away between two ridges amidst the giant peaks of the Khumbu and has an abundance of lodges, tea shops and souvenir shops as well as a magnificent outlook. It is an ideal place to spend a rest day for acclimatization to the high altitude before heading off towards Tyangboche. For the acclimatization you walk upto Khhumjung where you can visit monastery. Khhumjung is densely populated by Sherpa community. You can also enjoy the splendid views of Everest, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Nuptse, Lhotse, Tawche, Kwangde and so on. Or you can have an hour walk up to the Syangboche (3800m.) where Everest View Hotel is situated above Namche for the outstanding view of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Kusum Kangaru. There is also good views from the National Park Centre and Museum just above the town. This museum exhibits Sherpa culture.

Overnight in Trekking Lodges

 

Day 06 | Namche Bazaar to Tyangboche (3867 meters)

Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tyangboche (3867 m) which takes about five hours. You leave the village for a climb to the top of a ridge and level mountain path that offers an excellent panorama of Thamserku, Kantega, and Kusum Kangrib. To the right there is a steep cliff that drops down to the Dudh Kosi, faintly visible on the valley floor below. As you make your way around a branch ridge, Ama Dablam (6812m) Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse (7855m) and Tawoche (6501m) suddenly appear. After a gentle descent the mountain path ends; you will come to the fork leading to Gokyo. Now you descend past two tea houses and through the village of Trashinga. Though you cannot see it, you can hear the Dudh Kosi and soon you descend to the river and arrive at Phunki Tenga. It is a long climb to Tyangboche; the first half is especially steep. As you climb through the forested zone, the incline eases and a splendid view appears. Continue climbing the mountainside diagonally until you come to the stone gate built by lamas which marks your entry into Tyangboche (3867m). You may use the large plateau in front of the splendid monastery as your campsite. There are a lodge and hotel managed by the National Park Service. Tyangboche is an important lookout point on this course, and the sunset on Everest and Ama Dablam is especially beautiful.

Overnight in Trekking Lodges

 

Day 07 | Tyangboche to Dingboche (4260 meters) 

Trek from Tyangboche to Dingboche (4260 m.) which takes approximately five hours. Leave Tyangboche and the Khumbu mountains as a backdrop-and descend a rhododendron covered area to emerge to a pleasant level area. Pass a long Mani stone wall to enter the village of Deboche. Go on to Minlinggo and leave the mountain path to cross over a suspension bridge to the left bank of the Imja Khola. Climb the mountain path while looking up at Ama Dablam and Kantega (6779m) as they appear on the opposite bank. Ascend the chorten-lined route, come to a fork, the upper path passes Pangboche and a monastery, take the lower path to Pangboche Olin and its stone wall-enclosed potato field. Pass through the village and cross a stream to a path skirting a rocky area to terraced hills along the riverbank. The trails climb slowly, winding above the Imjatse River, to a big Mani Stupa. From here, the walk is fairly moderate as you enter the Imjatse Valley beneath the mighty peaks of Ama Dablam, Nuptse and Lhotse with views of the eastern snow-capped mountains including the Island Peak or Imjatse (6,189m) Dingboche is a beautiful patchwork of fields enclosed by stone walls protecting the crops of barley, buckwheat and potatoes from the cold winds and grazing animals.

Overnight in Trekking Lodges

 

Day 08 | Rest day at Dingboche (4260 meters) 

Rest day at Dingboche (4260 m.) for acclimatization. This is a remarkable acclimatization day. There are some breathtaking views of the North face of Ama Dablam and the Lhotse-Nuptse ridge as you explore this beautiful valley that leads up to Island Peak. The walk is short with a good chance to relax in the afternoon. You have another option as you can hike upto Chhukum. From here you can enjoy the panoramic view of Island peak, Ama Dablam, Makalu, Tawoche peak and others. On the same day you come back to Dingboche and have rest.

Overnight in Trekking Lodges

 

Day 09 | Dingboche to Lobuche (4930 meters) 

Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4930 m.) which takes about five and half hours. The onward journey leads north for up to 50-minutes until you come to a mani-prayer Stupa. The trail is gentle looking down to Pheriche village below. Today’s walk offers views of the Mt.Tawache, Ama Dablam and to the north-Pokalde (5741m) Kongma-tse (5820m) and the great wall of Nuptse. After two hours walk, the trail from Pheriche joins near Dugla (4595m) before a small wooden bridge over the river of Khumbu glacier. Stop at Dugla, for lunch, before continuing for an hour up a steep hill to the top, where there are views of Mt. Pumori and other peaks west of Everest. After a short break, continue trekking up to Lobuche, hidden and sheltered from the wind.

Overnight in Trekking Lodges

 

Day 10 | Lobuche to Everest Base Camp via Gorakshep (5160 meters) 

Trek from Lobuche to Everest Base Camp via Gorakshep (5160m.) and it takes about seven hours. Trek up the valley following the rocky moraine path, view icy glacial pond and icebergs down below of Khumbu glacier. After the last rocky moraine dunes, a short downhill walk brings 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 further up the valley. Now the trail winds through rocky path and Khumbu glacier. The view of Nuptse, Lho-La and Khumbutse appear at the front of you. Sometime the avalanche can be seen on the way. After a great moment, you retrace back passing through Khumbu glacier with magnificent views of Lobuche, Cholatse, Mt. Pumori and Tabuche.

Overnight in Trekking Lodges

 

Day 11 | Gorakshep to Kala Patthar (5545 meters) and trek to Pheriche (4243 meters)

Trek from Gorakshep to Kala Patthar (5545m.) and trek to Pheriche (4243m.) and it takes about six hours. Early morning climb to Kala Patthar (5545m.) and enjoy the view of sunrise. From Kala Patthar you can have a panoramic view of Mt. Everest and many other mountain peaks like Mt. Pumori, Mt. Lingtren, Mt. Khumbetse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku and many more. Pheriche is the place where one can make phone calls to any part of the world. You can see the mountain Yaks in Pheriche. Yaks are normally regarded as the porters in this area. The town of Pheriche is known as windy town. There you can see the perpendicular walls of Cholatse and Tawache. There is located Himalayan Rescue Association Aid Post and foreign volunteer doctors are to provide medical treatment to trekkers as well as local people.

Overnight in Trekking Lodges

 

Day 12 | Pheriche to Namche Bazaar (3441 meters) 

We will head towards Orsho, then to Pangboche village. We will observe some of the oldest monastery in the region which contains what is said to be the scalp and bones of a ‘Yeti’, or the abominable snowman. We continue with our descent journey that takes us through Tengboche Monastery at elevation of 3860 meters. We further continue our journey down to Namche Bazaar at the elevation of 3441 meters. It will be sometimes afternoon when we arrive Namche Bazaar.

Overnight in Trekking Lodges

 

Day 13 | Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2886 meters) 

Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2886 m.) and it takes about five hours. The last day of your trek leads from Namche Bazaar via Monjo to Lukla. The trek is pleasant, except for few short uphill climbs and then down to the Bhote-Koshi River crossing it three times. The last uphill climb of 45 minutes will bring you to Lukla for your overnight stay.

Overnight in Trekking Lodges

 

Day 14 | Lukla to Kathmandu 

Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu. You take an early morning flight back to Kathmandu.

Overnight in Hotel

 

Day 15 | Kathmandu Sightseeing 

After breakfast, you will proceed for sightseeing visiting Kathmandu Durbar Square and Sywambhunath. Afterward, back to the hotel. Resting time at your leisure. Remaining time free for pack up.

Overnight in Hotel

 

Day 16 | Final Departure

All too soon it’s time to bid Nepal farewell and one realizes that we can never be intimate, only acquainted with this amazing adventure Himalaya.

Package Details

Location :

Everest Trekking Region

Duration :

16 Days & 15 Nights

Package Quotation

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Package Includes | Excludes

 

What's included

  • Economy return flight from London Heathrow
  • All arrival and departure transfers as per itinerary in Nepal
  • Twin sharing accommodation with breakfast
  • Kathamandu / Lukla / Kathamandu flight
  • Accommodation on twin sharing in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Accommodation on (sharing/dormitory style) in tea house during trek
  • All necessary paper work & Permits
  • TIMS National Park Fee
  • English speaking guide and one porter between each 2 members wile on trip

 

What's not included

  • Nepal Visa fee
  • Airport departure taxes/excess baggage charges
  • Travel insurance
  • Medical evacuation in case of emergency by helicopter or overland
  • Personal gear & clothing
  • Entrance fee
  • Personal gears & clothing (available on hire)
  • Tips, any expenses of personal nature, client's insurance
  • Hot water and any other beverage (soft/hard drinks)
  • Expenses incurred due to mishaps, landslide, strikes, political unrest etc.

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