TRIP OVERVIEW EVEREST BASE CAMP TREK 15 DAYS
Nepal is widely known for the highest peak of the world that rests on this land. Mount Everest, 8848 meters above the sea level is the tallest peak of the world and expedition around this gorgeous proud mountain can be quite an experience. Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the famous treks across the world that has stunning view of many mountains on the route. Trekking through this route offers amazing figures of natural beauty along with various features of local lives. We will encounter different vegegations and animals along the way, some of which are only found in Nepal. This trek can be adventurous, fun, exciting and full of learning about the cultures and traditions of the local people. This trek is not only about Mt. Everest but also about observing other fabulous snowy mountains that lie in the region. Six of the world’s tallest peaks lie in this region- Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse Mt. Makalu and others. Also, the flora and fauna of this place are very distinct that be seen on the trekking trail. The region is also culturally rich. We will also come across different cultures, traditions and features of people who belong to different ethnic groups and live in this region.
The journey beings from Lukla, which is an ealry flight away from Kathmandu and can be reached while observing spending view. We will have a splendid view from the plane throughout the flight. We will be able to see mountains, melting snow and galciers and rivers and rivulets. The number of trekkers on this trekking trail are quite a lot in number which will make our trip easier and full of companionship. There will be a lot of crowd which will signify the popularity of Mt. Everest and the trekking trail. This trekking route or base camp is one of the most crowded and famous one among the camps in the world. There will be passionate people looking forward to a distinct journey, you will observe cultural and natural beauty all along the way. There are many communities expressing their gratitude and humbleness of their beliefs from waving flags. We will come across monastries in different regions such as Tengboche and Pangboche of the Khumbu region. There are many trekkers and travelers who take this route to observe beautiful Everest. One can easily know the popularity by seeing the crowd of national and international tourists.
Duration of the trek : 12 Days
Total days : 15 Days
Maximum elevation : 5555 meter Trek grade : Strenuous
Destination : Visit Kalapattar / Everest Base Camp
Accommodations : Lodge / Camping
Geography : Countryside / Small town, Forest and cold place
Transportation : Car / Van / plane
Minimum Group Size :1
Itinerary type : Fixed / Customized
Best Season : February, March, April, May, October, November
Per day Walking : 5 to 7 hours
People & Culture : Sherpa & sherpa cultural
Himalayan sights : Everest, Ama Dablam, Lhotse,pumari
Most Attraction of the trek: Close of Mt.Everest from kalapther and Mountain View, Villages
Day 1: Arriving in Kathmandu
A team of our company will come to the airport and welcome you with warm regards. We will then escort you to the hotel where you can rest for a while. You can either see local cultures for a while if there is some time or enjoy the delicious meal directly.
Day 2: Kathmandu to Lukla to Phakding
We will head to Lukla the next day. It takes about half an hour to 45 minutes, to reach Lukla when we take a flight from Kathmandu. After reaching Lukla, we wil walk for a sometime to reach Phakding and spend the rest of the night there.
Day 3: Phakding to Namche Bazaar
A trail with Pine forest along the Dudh Koshi river that flows by the trail will lead us to our next destination the next day. We will walk for several hours which will lead us to the Sagarmatha National Park through which we will reach Namche Bazaar. Namche Bazaar is a market that rests at an altitude of 3440m above the sea level.
Day 4: Rest at Namche Bazaar
After trekking for 5-6 hours, we will spend the day at Namche Bazaar resting for the day. The place is beautiful with mountainous view, with different facilities. We can visit the different communities and take the day to adapt to high altitude and cold climate
Day 5: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche
We will head towards Tengboche the next day. The spectacular view of Tengboche can be reached after walking for arounf 5-6 hours. We will be able to observe the views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam along with the view of many other mountains from Tengboche (3870m).
Day 6: Tengboche to Dingboche:
Tengboche does not only have views of beautiful mountains but also of many monasteries that have composed of beautiful paintings and pictures. From Tengboche we will continue our journey and head towards Dingboche. We will observe different flora and fauna at Dingboche.
Day 7: Day at Dingboche
Trekking to Dingboche can be stressful and tiresome. Because of the high altitude, it is important that we spend the day at Dingboche observing mountains and enjoying the scenery around us. The altitude at Dingboche is 4360m. To avoid health hazards, we will spend the night at Dingboche.
Day 8: Dingboche to Dughla
We will begin the next morning early and move on with our journey. Our destination for the day is Dughla which makes its way through Khumbu valley. As we go upwards, we will observe more mountains and the trail begins to get narrower. We will end our trek for the day at Dughla at an altitude of 4600m
Day 9: Lobuche
The next morning, we will head towards Lobuche which is 2-3 hours from Dughla. The trail is narrow and is surrounded by snowy mountains. There is a chance that the travelers might face altitude sickness at Lobuche which rests at a height of 4940m
Day10: Lobuche to Everest Base Camp
The day will be hectic and tiring because the trekking is longer than any other days. We will have to walk for about 8-9 hours to reach Everest Base Camp from Lobuche. We will be able to have a view of Mt. Pumori, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Khumbutse and other mountains on the trail. We will continue our journey to Everest Base Camp and move back to Gorak Shep after a journey at the Base Camp.
Day 11: Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar to Pheriche
From Gorak Shep we will go to Kala Patthar after a glace of early morning sun which can be mesmerizing. The magnificent view of sun rise from between the mountains at Kala Patthar can be memorable. The day does not end here and we will walk to Pheriche at an altitude of 4280meters. The journey from the altitude of 5545m to 4280 m will take us about 9 hours
Day 12: Pheriche to Kyamgjum a
We will keep moving downwards now. The trail will lead us downhill through different villages. We will observe more greenery along the way and reach Kyamgjuma at an altitude of 3570 meters.
Day 13: Kyangjum to Monjo
From Kyangjum, we will trek down to Monjo the next day. We will observe a diverse form of fauna there. From Monjo we can easily reach Namche but staying at Kyangjum will be safer which is at the height of 2840 meters.
Day 14: Monjo to Lukla
The last day of the trek can be relaxing as well as tiring. After walking for about 4-5 hours we will reach Lukla, that makes its way through beautiful Rhododendron forest and Sherpa community. We will spend the night resting at Lukla.
Day 15: Lukla to Kathmandu
The next morning we will take a flight to Kathmandu viewing different mountains and natural beauty of the region. We can spend the day visiting different cultural and historical places of Kathmandu.
Day 16: Farewel
You can start paclking after having a delicious breakfast and we will arrange to take you to the airport for your departure. After exchanging farewell and best wishes, we will separate.
The above price include:
* International Airport pick up & drop off service by private vehicle
* Kathmandu valley sightseeing with transfer and all monuments by private vehicle
* 4 nights accommodation with breakfast at deluxe hotel in Kathmandu. ( 3/4 Star)
* Flight Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu (domestic airport tax, transfer to and from airport)on during the trek.
* Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with Tea & coffee during the trek.
* The best lodge accommodation along the trek
* Trek Permit & National Park Fee
* Trek leader for entire tour (above 12 pax)
* One English speaking goverment registered guide and support scalledfull Sherpa’s crews
* All expenses for staffs.
* Equipment like down jacket, sleeping bag with extra linner, water boddle
* purify drinking water
* All the transportation by tourist / local bus
* Welcome dinner and farewell dinner
The above price doesn’t include:
* Meals while in Kathmandu – allow apppr US$ 10 – US$ 15 per day.
* Travel insurance for personal
* Nepal entry visa fee US$ 30 (duration 60 days from date of issue)- you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at * * Tribhuwan International Airport – Kathmandu.
* Disembarkation Airport Tax in Nepal – approx. US$ 24.
* Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry.
* Tips for trekking staffs, driver etc..