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Everest Base Camp Trekking

Everest Base Camp TrekkingEverest Base Camp Trekking Everest world’s enigmatic mountain has attracted experienced mountaineers as well as capable climbers over the years to scale the crest of the peak and rewrite history in style. Everest Base Camp Trekking is historical walk taken towards stepping on the mesmerizing land of the Himalayas. Everest Base Camp Trekking is an eventful journey and an elusive opportunity to walk on the same space shared by legends Sir Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay in 1953. The entire trekking circuit is embedded with exotic scenery, glistening snow capped peaks, spectacular glaciers, legendary Sherpa communities and their culture along with age old monasteries.

Everest Base Camp Trekking journey commences from Lukla and steadily leads us towards the magnificent Dudh Koshi River surrounded by array of rhododendron and magnolia forests, scanty scattered villages and age old monasteries. The next day we head towards interesting location of busy Namche Bazaar bustling with people immersed and engrossed in their daily chores. A fabulous place to take a stroll and get the feel of the unchanged lifestyles and culture ardently followed till today. Considered as gateway to the Everest Base Camp Trekking we move along we traverse at a steady place and reach as far as Tengboche renowned for ancient Buddhist monastery located on the ridge top at 3867 meters belonging to the Khumjung village community also known as Dawa Choling Gompa. Next day dawns and we head chronologically towards Dingboche, Lobuche and Gorakshep. From here we reach the Everest Base Camp and make a steep ascent towards Kala Patthar (5555m). An excellent vantage point providing, fantastic panoramic views of the entire region. Spending few thrilling moments we steadily descend getting thrilled by the spectacle of Khumbu ice fall we trek back towards Lukla and fly back to Kathmandu.

Destination Himalaya Treks & Expedition takes you on an incredible journey with the customized itineraries designed in accordance to the climatic variations and interest of the client’s as well. Be there to share the glorious moments of history with us.

 

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Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1310m.)
In your arrival at the Tribhuvan International airport the representative of Destination Himalaya treks give you warm welcome in adventurous Himalayan country Nepal. 

Day 02: In Kathmandu, Sightseeing
In morning, after having breakfast you visit the heritage sites of Kathmandu and prepare for the trekking. While visiting, our representative guides you and helps you to get knowledge about those heritage sites. In the morning you visit the Boudhanath sputa- the oldest Buddhist sputa. Then you visit the oldest Hindu temple of Pashupatinath. After that you head to another Buddhist sputa Swayambhunath which is located in the hillock. From there you can observe the 360 degree view of the Kathmandu valley. After launch you visit Kathmandu Durbar square. Then you prepare for the trekking.

Day 03: flight to Lukla from Kathmandu and trek to Phakding (2610m.), 3/4 hours walk

Around 45 minutes flight, early in the morning we take a scenic flight to Tenzing-Hillary Airport, Lukla. From Lukla we start our trek and head to Phakding. We cross the Chaurikharka village and climb down to Dudh Koshi River and follow the bank of the river in the valley. Unnamed vegetations and seasonal flowers, pine forests, and wild animals with the kept animals will be the major attraction of the trekking trail of Phakding. We finally ascend to Phakding. There we also visit the Monastery. The centuries old monasteries around Phakding add the beauty of the village.  

Day 04: Trek Phakding to Namche, 4/5 hours walk
Crossing suspension bridge and walking in the bank of Dudh Koshi will be usual activity of your trekking. Moreover, your encounter with the Benkar village and superb views of Mr. Thamserku from Benkar village is really spectacular.  The Manjo is the entrance of the world highest national park, “The Sagarmatha national park”.  Namche bazaar is situated on more high altitude than Sagarmatha national park, it lies in 3440m. In the national park,  we can see various flora and fauna. There we can also see various rare wild animals and birds like Red panda, snow leopard wild boar etc.

Day 05: Rest at Namche (3440m.)
Namche is first acclimatization place of our trekking. Namche bazaar is famous for many things. Most of the government offices lie in Namche. Furthermore, it is the doorway of total Everest region. Namche bazaar is surrounded by snowy peaks and mountains, which can be seen from the various hotels stated in Namche. Tourist visitor centres, long old monasteries, are the attraction of Namche. Email-internet, ATM, glossary shop, bakery, restaurants, are easily available in Namche bazaar. We take rest at Namche bazaar visiting the surrounding places. Namche is the Sherpa village where we can interact with them and get knowledge of their culture and lifestyle. This day we also visit another Sherpa village Khumjung near Namche. There we also visit the Buddhist monastery.

Day 06: Namche to Tengboche (3867m.), 5/6 hours walk
After one day’s acclimatization in Namche, this day we continue our trek after the breakfast. For some time we walk in the plain path to Kenjoma through the forest enjoying the panoramic views of the mountains like Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Thamserku and Lhotse. From Kenjoma we trek down to small settlement of Punki Thunga where we take lunch. Then we climb to Tengboche, a Sherpa village with the world highest monastery. There we visit the monastery and interact with the Buddhist monks and nuns. From there we see the excellent panorama of the Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Nuptse and Thamserku.

Day 07: Tengboche to Dingboche (4260m.), 5/6 hours walk
Today, we descend downhill to Douche with the scene of uncountable rhododendrons. We cross the suspension bridge lies over the Imja Khola. We walk through the valley to Pangboche. On the way we see Mani stone walls. We finally climb up to Dingboche where we stay overnight. Still you can see the close up view of Aba Dablam.

Day 08: Rest at Dingboche (4260m.) for acclimatization
Today again we take rest for acclimatization in the higher altitude. Dingboche acclimatization is our second rest day through out trekking. From Dingboche we see the admirable view of the Mt. Ama Dablam and the ridge between Nuptse and Lhotse. We also hike to Chhukung valley from where we can see the view of the Island peak.

Day 09: Dingboche to Lobuche (4930m), 4/5 hours walk
From Dingboche we walk in a gradually ascending path with the view of the Mt. Tawache, Nuptse, Ama Dablam as well as Pokalde. We can see Pheriche village from Dingboche. Then we climb down to Pheriche village and head to Dughla. We cross the bridge on the Khumbu glacier and then we continue walking up in a steep hill and finally reach Lobuche.

Day 10: Lobuche to Everest Base Camp and return back to Gorekshep, 5/6 hours walk
This day we achieve our goal of putting our foot on the Everest base camp. From Lobuche we walk up in a rocky moraine path with the view of Khumbu glacier. Then we descend to Gorekshep where we take lunch. Then we head to Everest base camp. In Everest base camp we stay for some time and observe the view of the surrounding mountains including Mt. Everest (8848m), the highest mountain of the world.  Then we return back to Gorekshep where we stay overnight.

Day 11: Hike to Kala Patthar (5545m.) and then back to Pheriche, 6/7 hours walk
This day in the morning we hike to Kala Pattar to view panorama of the Mt. Everest. Kala Pattar is the perfect vantage point of the Everest region for Mountain View. From there we observe the panoramic view of the Mt. Everest and other mountains of the Everest region like Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Khumbetse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Thamserku etc. Then we return back to Gorekshep. There we take a lunch and then return back to Pheriche via same route.

Day 12: Pheriche to Namche bazaar, 5/6 hours walk
This day we return to Namche bazaar via Tengboche. We walk up hill and downhill through the forest of Rhododendron to Tengboche where we take lunch. From Tengboche we again descend down to Punki Thanga and then climb to Namche bazaar.

Day 13: Namche to Lukla, 5/6 hour walk
This day we descend down to Lukla from Namche bazaar following the Bank of the Dudh Koshi River. This is the last day of our trek; so we share our experience and enjoy singing and dancing in the evening.

Day 14: Lukla to Kathmandu, 40/45 minute flight
This early in the morning we flight back to Kathmandu. Rest of the day is free for you to do your own thing.

Day 15: Departure
 Depart to your own destination.
 

Price Includes
All required land transportation as per required for trekking
Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
Domestic flight KTM-Lukla-KTM
Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu Valley
Foods and accommodation in trekking
well equipped English speaking guide, necessary supporting Sherpa or Porters.
All allowances for supporting crews including their insurance
Trekkers Information Management System TIMS (Trekking permit), National Park permit or Conservation permit
Emergency evacuation service if in case needed
All Official taxes and service charge.


Price Excludes
Your personal gears and expenses
Foods in Kathmandu
Tip to Nepalese support crews
Emergency rescue fee if in case

Trip Summery                 :  Lukla-Tengboche Monartery-Kalapatar-Lukla

Mode of Trek                   :  Tea house

Duration of Trip               : 16 days

Grade  Information         :  Strenuous

Season                             :  Autumn and Spring

Highest Elevation           :  Kala Patar 5550m

Mountain viewing flight to Lukla Tenzing and Hillary airport.
Hike up to Kalapatar 5555m.


Sleeping Bag, Dawn Jacket,Trekking Polls,Sun-glasses,Sun+Cold Cream,Jacket against wind and snow, Sleepers, Day pack, Trekking boots, Hand gloves, Woolen hat,sufficient warm cloths.

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