Everest Base Camp Trekking

2nd Mar 2018
Photo of Everest Base Camp Trekking by Nature Explore trekking
Photo of Mount Everest by Nature Explore trekking

Region: Everest Starting point: Kathmandu

Duration: 13 days Finishing point: Kathmandu

Max. Alt: 5,554 meters Trek grade: Moderate

Type of trek: Local Lodge/Teahouse trek

View of top of the world Mount Everest as well as the fourth highest Lhotse, Lhotse Shar, Amadablam, Makalu, and many other popular mountains is the main attraction in this region. Seeing Sherpa people and their culture and they will welcome you very warmly. Their festivals include Lhosar (January/February) and Dumji (June/July). Both of these festivals include the whole family gathering drinking Raksi, Chhang or Tongba. In Dumji festival mask dancing in the community to get rid of evil spirits and bring peace to everyone. In Namche Bazaar there is a Sherpa Museum within the National Park where you will be able to see the history and culture of the Sherpas. You will also see information regarding how people are able to climb Mount Everest. Every town has a monastery, however the most visited monasteries are Tenboche and Khumjung. Everyone are able to see evening prayer by group of monks in these monasteries. Khumjung monastery people are able to view by paying small donation. When you pay a donation you will be able to see Yeti skull. All the houses in Khumjung have green roof tops which is called locally green valley.

Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu. Alt – 1,350m

You will be met at Tribhuvan Internatonal Airport by one of our staff and taken to a hotel. Your guide will meet you for a pre-meeting regarding the trek.

Day 02 Fly Katmandu to Lukla (2800m) by plane, then trek from Lukla to Phakding – Alt 2,610m

Flying to Lukla you will see an incredible view of Everest, Langtang and Ganesh Himal range. while you walking to phagding you will see many Sherpa villages , nature sceninc , mostly you will follow dudhkosi river , overnight you will sleep at Lodge .(breakfast , Lunch and dinner )

Day 03 Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar in 6-7 hours . Alt - 3,440m.

Initially you will ascend for 3 hours easily to Jorsale where you will stop for lunch. then continue you will cross the tallest bridge and ascend steeply for 3 hours to Namche. Before Namche from Top Danda you will see first view of Everest. If the weather is stay clear until you reach there. Overnight at Lodge , (breakfast , Lunch and Dinner)

Day 04 Namche Bazar rest day- Alt -3,440m today is an acclimatization day to allow us to adjust to the high altitude and you will do some short walk up to Everest view point after breakfast before lunch, you have incredible view of mt Everest range incudes many others Himalaya peaks , as well Sherpa museum many more . an afternoon you will have a free to time to visit local market around namche bazzar .

Overnight at Lodge , (breakfast , Lunch and Dinner

Day 05 Namche Bazar to Phortse in 5-6 hours. Alt 3,810m.

After walking across Namche you will have an incredible view of Everest, Lhotse and Amadablam. then You will ascend for the first 3 hours to Mongdanda where you will stop for the lunch break. then You will steeply descend to Dudhkoshi river and another hour ascending to Phortse, this villages is one of the famous for most of the climber sherpa were born.. Overnight at Lodge , (breakfast , Lunch and Dinner

Day 6 Phortse to Dingboche in 6-7 hours. Alt - 4,410m.

Ascending gradually up to Panboche village for 3 hours. You will see again an incredible of more mountains, Mt .Ama dablam , and Everest range , Tenboche monastery. and last 3 hours ascending easily to Dingboche.

Overnight at Lodge , (breakfast , Lunch and Dinner

Day 07 Rest day in Dingboche.

Today after breakfast before lunch . you will go short hiking up to nagarjun hill (Alt 4700 meter )for high altitude adjust about 300 meter up and come back hotel for lunch. rest of the afternoon you will have a free time your won. You can visit around the villages till dinner time. Overnight at Lodge , (breakfast , Lunch and Dinner

Day 08 Dingboche to Lobuche in 5-6 hours. Alt-4,910m

Ascending easily to Thukla in three hours and one hour ascending steeply. Than one hour is easy walking to Lobuche. Between thukla and loboche at thukla pass (Alt 4800 meter)you will see many sherpa and foreigner climbers memorial who have been passed away during the mt Everest climb.

Overnight at Lodge , (breakfast , Lunch and Dinner

Day 09 Lobuche – Everest Base Camp (5,364m) - Gorak Shep in 9-10 hours. Alt – 5,140m Early start after breakfast to Gorak Shep 3 hours (Alt 5130metrer) at gorekshep you will have a some hot shop or lights snacks , Then Continue hike to Everest Base Camp 2 and half hours , once you reach at basecamp (Alt.5364meter)you will celebrate with your team mates and fulfil your goal to be here from long time Then you return to Gorak Shep to sleep Another one and half hours , come back is more easy then going up .

Overnight at Lodge, (breakfast , Lunch and Dinner

Day 10 Gorak Shep - Kala Pattar (5554m) and trek back to Pheriche in 7-8 hours. Alt -4,240m

Early morning before sun embark you will ascend steeply to Kalapather (alt 5550meter) which will have spectacular view of Everest and whole mountain range with sunrise . You will return to Gorak Shep for breakfast and then continue descending to Pheriche.

Overnight at Lodge , (breakfast , Lunch and Dinner.

Day 11 Trek to namche bazzar in 5-6 hours.Alt-3,780m

There will be a 2 hour easy descent to dudhkosi river through panboche village and short climb up to Tenboche monastery , where we can have a break and look around the monastery. Then You will descend for 1 hour to Pungythaga where you will have lunch break then ascend for 1 hours to kyanjunma and final one hour gradual flat walk to namche Bazzar.

Overnight at Lodge, (breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 12 Trek to Lukla in 6 to 7 hours Alt- 2,810m

This day will be descending steeply initially to Dudhkoshi and descend easily to Phakding, where you will have lunch break. Then easy trekking, a little ascending and descending to Lukla .your trek is end here.

Overnight at Lodge, (breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Today will be. In the evening food and drink with Nepali team to celebrate

Day 13 fly to Kathmandu 3o minutes. Alt 1350 meter.

According to your fight time you will go to airport to pick your fight . Normally all the fights go in the morning. Once you reach in Kathmandu we will transfer to your hotel in Kathmandu then an evening you will have a last night dinner with tur guide and other office staff.

Day 14 Departure your won destination .

Your trip Is not end here , if you still have more days left in Nepal you can visit pokhara , Chitwan national park , many more , if you require we will drop you at trivuwan airport according to your fight schedule .

You can also customize your trip according to your interest and timetable

Per person USD 1350.

Cost includes:

-Airport peak and drop. 4 times by privet car or jeep /bus according to group size.

- Domestic flight to Kathmandu –Lukla – Kathmandu

-Three night hotel in Kathmandu two in on arrival and one in departure/B

- Three times meals on trek (breakfast, lunch &, dinner)

-After each meal a cup of tea or coffee.

-During the trek accommodation in normal basis twin sharing room.

- Experience English speaking guide.

-Porter. (Two people one porter) each porter carry 25kg .

-Everest national park entrance fee.

- Rural municipality entrance fee.

- Treated drinking water.

- All the Ground transportation.

- First aid kit .

- Last night dinner at nepali kitchen with cultural dance show.

- Nature explore t- shirt. As a gift.

Cost not includes

-Personal insurance

-International airfare

- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.

-Trekking equipment

-All type of beverage

-Extra expenses like buttery charge, hot shower, laundry during the trek.

-Tipping for staff.

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