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Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest trek starts from Kathmandu. Mostly we fly to Lukla.We have many trekking route like 7 days to 20day trek can be done. Mt. Everest, at 29,028 ft is the highest mountain peak of the world. Also, known by the third pole, Everest soars as Sagarmatha high above the sky and the clouds. This region also includes Lhotse (27,923 ft), Cho Oyu (26,750 ft) and Amadablam (22,491 ft). Everybody knows of Mt Everest and that is the simple reason. The trek has a number of stunning attractions, but it also has some distinct drawbacks which might well deter potential trekkers were it not for the undeniable plus point of being able to say you have been to the base of the highest mountain in the world. The attractions include spectacular scenery and the outgoing Sherpa people of the Solu Khumbu, the region where Mt.Everest and its attendant lesser peaks are located. The drawbacks include the long, hard slog to get there and the acclimatization problems caused by the regions considerable altitude. It’s not until you get right into the Solu Khumbu region that the Everest trek really gets interesting. The first part of the trek is not only a hard slog, but is also pretty sparse in the breathtaking views department. The hard slog comes about because the trek does not follow valleys-like the Annapurna treks-instead the Everest trek cuts across the valleys. So for day after day it is a tiring the other. The Everest trek starts in the Nepali speaking Hindu lowlands and ends in the Tibetan-Buddhist highlands where the Sherpa’s are renowned for their enterprise, hard work, civic responsibility and devotion to the practice of Buddhism.

Day 02: Kathmandu to Lukla (2850m) Flight and Phadking2660m)
Walking Distance: 8km (3-4 hours)
Pick up at Hotel and transfer to Kathmandu domestic airport. After a short morning flight to Lukla, you’ll be introduced to your guide and porter. Kick off your trek with an easy walk through Chaurikharka village and descent towards Dudhkoshi Ghat (2,530m/8,300ft). The trail follows the bank of the Dudhkoshi River until Phadking (2,652m/8,700ft), where we will be staying for the night to acclimatize. Enjoy your free time in Phadking, a popular stopping point.
Day 03: Phadking to Namche Bazaar (3435m)
Walking Distance: 10-12km (5-6 hours)
You’ll have breakfast in Phadking before gearing up for the trek to Namche Bazaar, the biggest Sherpa village in Nepal. Your trail takes you first over the Dudhkoshi River via a long suspension bridge, and then through a beautiful pine forest to Monju, about two hours away. Soon thereafter, we will approach the entrance to Sagarmatha National Park for a brief permit check and then descend to Dudh Koshi River (spotting Mani stones along the way!) en route to Jorasalle. Lunch will be served here, and then it’s uphill to Namche. Your path along the riverbank is flanked by two crossings, one of which is the Hillary Suspension Bridge. It’s a tough climb up the hill to our resting place, but you'll be rewarded in Namche Bazaar with your first glimpse of Everest in its majesty.
Day 04: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3890m)
Walking Distance: 10km (6 hours)
Breakfast in Namche Bazaar fuels us for another day of trekking towards Everest Base Camp today! Break taking views of the Himalayas - Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Kwangde - are some of the highlights not are missed. A short drop takes us to the riverside, and then it's across the river upwards through the forest pass. Brace your legs for a continual uphill trek at this point, alternating between a gradual grade and some seriously steep ground! Your destination, Tengboche, is known as one of the most beautiful places in the Everest region. Its views, which include Ama Dablam, are legendary. We'll stop in on the Tengboche monastery, which is one of the largest in Khumbu. Nourish your spirit with a guided tour of the monastery grounds, followed by chanting and prayer with the resident Buddhist monks.
Day 05: Tengboche to Dingboche (4400m)
Walking Distance: 11km (6 hours)
Your trek today kicks off with a walk through the rhododendron forest to Debouche followed by a bridge over the raging Imja Khola River. You’ll pass the valley wall and then traverse the plains to Pangboche village, the biggest settlement of Sherpa’s in the region. Enjoy a great opportunity to observe a typical Sherpa village and have lunch with the locals! The intrepid can brave a brief hike to the Pangboche monastery, one of the oldest in the area. Your afternoon trek will be a difficult one, as the landscape gives way to dry; deserted mountains and you hike towards Dingboche.
Day 06: Dingboche to Lobuche (4910m)
Walking Distance: 11-12 km (6-7 hours)
From here on forth, the trek will move more gradually be more challenging, due to the higher altitude. You past Dungla, but not before a tough, steep walk to the top of a high hill. Here are the memorial stupas dedicated to the climbers and trekkers who lost their lives to Everest over the years. The next part of our adventure brings over craggy mountain terrain to Lobuche, a small settlement with amazing views of Mt. Lobuche, Mt. Pumori and the Nuptse. Prepare to snuggle up for a cold night, as we are now almost three miles above sea level and the evenings can be downright chilly!
Day 07: Lobuche to Gorkasep and Everest Base Camp (5380m) to Gorekshep (5180m)
 Distance of walking: 15km (6-8 hours)
This is it! Your big day kicks off with an initial, relatively easy trek from Lobuche to Gorekshep. The subsequent, straight trail to Everest Base Camp is harder, involving rocky dunes and moraine, formed accumulation of unconsolidated glacial debris. On the way to our destination, you will approach the famed Khumbu Glacier and icefall, located on the slopes of Everest. At the Base Camp, your goal, you’ll have the chance (during the spring climbing season) to meet climbers attempting to scale the mountain’s summit. Break out your cameras for unbelievable views of breathtaking beauty. As the afternoon sun starts to wane, we’ll head back to Gorekshep for some much-needed rest and relaxation after a grueling and busy day.
Day 08: Gorekshep to Kalapathar (5545m) and Pheruche (4320m)
Walking distance: 12-13km (5-6 hours)
You wake before dawn today to trek towards Kalapathar (which means "black rock") for a fiery, glorious sunrise over Mt. Everest. The day’s first light will illuminate your spectacular view of Nuptse Cholatse and Lhotse. This may be, of the whole journey, you’re most opportune moment to snap amazing pictures of Everest and its neighboring peaks. Afterwards, it’s back to Gorekshep for breakfast and down in the direction of Pheruche, your accommodation stop. Your pace will be a lot brisker as you descend, and the walking is easier going this way.
Day 09: Pheruche to Namche (3435m)
Distance of walking: 13-15km (7-8 hours)
The walk from Pheruche back to Tengboche is mainly downhill, although it does, counter intuitively, require an hour scaling a hill. We'll be in Namche by late afternoon and off to bed before our last day on the mountain.
Day 10: Namche to Phadking and Lukla (2850)
Day 11: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu

Cost Include(s)

•    All private transportation.
•    Hotel accommodation with breakfast in Kathmandu.
•    There Time Meals a day Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner during the trek.
•    Tea house accommodation during the trek
•    Both way flight to/from Lukla
•    Gov. Licensed experienced helpful and friendly guide and porters.
•    Trekking map and trip achievement certificate.
•    First aid medical kit (with the guide).
•    Sagarmatha national park Permits and TIMS fee.
•    Welcome and Farewell dinner.
•    Government taxes & office service charge.

Cost Exclude(s)
•    International air fare to and from Kathmandu.
•    Nepal entry visa.
•    Lunch and evening meals in cities, except the trek (and also the case of early return from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary).
•    Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu or because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
•    Travel and rescue insurance.
•    Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
•    Tips for drivers, guides and porter.

Trip Facts

Duration :
11Days
Destination :
Everest Region
Main Activities :
Trekking in Nepal
Altitude :
5545 M
Grade :
Adventure
Season :
Sep to Dec / Feb to May
Transportation :
flight
Accommodation:
Tea house
Start From :
Kathmandu
End Point :
Kathmandu
Group Size :
1+

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