15 Days Everest Base Camp Trekking

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1st Feb 2017
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Everest Base Camp

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu.

Altitude: 1,350m/4,428ft - Welcome to Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal! Our airport representative will welcome you and give short brief and further details of the trip program. Overnight stay in hotel.B

Day 2: Full day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu

Second day of the programme is succeeded with sightseeing around Kathmandu along with the trek preparation. Sightseeing includes tour around Swayambhunath (monkey temple), Bauddhanath (Buddhastupa), Pashupatinath/Biggest Hindu Temple & Patan Durbar Square

Day 3: Kathmandu – Lukla Flight (40-45 min) & Lukla – Phakding Trek (866ft., 2640m.): 3 - 4 hours

Meet up with the Sherpa guides and porters before heading off towards Phakding. The porters’ loads are organized here, in Lukla. Journey passes through Dudh Koshi (“Milk River”), and finally reaching to Phakding.

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

Namche Bazaar is the main administrative and trading centre 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.

Day 5: Acclimatization in Namche Bazaar & Hike to Khumjung (3970m., 13020ft.): 5 hours

The acclimatization is best done with the hike that is by hiking upto to the valley of Bhote Koshi River (“River from Tibet”).

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

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

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

From Dingboche we can enjoy the scenic views of Ama Dablam. Dingboche is the only place in the region where barley is produced. Tame pheasants are regularly seen in this area.

Day 8: Dingboche: Acclimatization

Enjoy some time away from the trek to adjust to the higher altitude. Take it easy, enjoy the scenery, drink plenty of fluids, and prepare for the next day's hiking.

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

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 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.

Day 10: Trek to Everest Base Camp then Back to Gorakshep

The higher altitude makes this day's trekking quite challenging. The Changri Glacier looms ahead as the trek heads for Gorakshep, a small, usually frozen, lake, by lunchtime. Relax and get adjusted to the altitude before the attempt to reach Everest Base Camp.

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

Try to 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. 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: Trek back to Namche Bazaar (3441m.): 6 hours

Today we trek back to Namchhe which takes us around 6 hours. Enjoy the surrounding and meet local peoples.

Day 13: Trek to Lukla: 7 hours

The final day of our trek returns back to Lukla. Relax after the rigorous adventure and reflect on the challenges just undertaken.

Day 14: Fly back to Kathmandu

We take the short flight back to Kathmandu, where the rest of the day is free for shopping, sightseeing, or relaxing in one of the many rooftop cafes.

Day 15: Farewell & Departure

Today is the departing day or you can join for another thrilling adventure. We can right away arrange you awesome trip.

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