Everest Base Camp Trek II
- Witness the divine Himalayan exhibition including the Mt. Everest (8848m) from Kalapatthar viewpoint
- Relish the sights of Khumbu Ice- fall and Khumbu Glacier from Everest Base Camp
- Experience the intriguing Sherpa culture and visit Sherpa monasteries including Tengboche Monastery
- Enjoy the bio-diversity in the Sagarmatha National Park
- Experience the enthralling landing at the Lukla airport
Mt. Everest (8848m), first conquered by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tensing Norgay in 1953, has been the aspiration of many in and out of Nepal. Everest Base Camp Trek transpires an exhilarating journey to the base camp of this nature’s marvel and introduces the trekkers to the delightful Sherpa villages, monasteries, and culture along the way. Moreover, the interaction with the Sagarmatha National Park and its elements offer a pleasant journey amid the Himalayas in the Everest vicinity.
A direct flight to Lukla airport will take you to the Khumbu region within 40 minutes from Kathmandu. Traveling in an aircraft to Lukla airport, in itself, is an adventure. Landing at Lukla airport where the landing strip has a mountain on one end while a huge drop-off on the other side making up for a thrilling welcome into the Himalayas. Your trek starts the moment you land at the Lukla airport. Passing across Dudh Koshi valley, you head to Namche Bazaar, the starting point for the panoramic view of mountains in the background. Throughout your journey, you will witness spellbinding glimpses of the Himalayan range of Khumbu region. The journey continues through culturally adorned Sherpa villages like Tengboche, Deboche, and Pheriche. Finally, an ascent to Lobuche followed by another uphill climb leads us to Gorakshep. Exploring Everest Base Camp thereafter reveals the grandeur of Khumbu Glacier and Icefall with the skyline filled with innumerable peaks. Hike to Kalapatthar viewpoint is yet another highlight of the trek comprising of sunrise view over the Himalayan assortment consisting of Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt. Lhotse (8414m), Mt. Makalu (8463m), Mt. Lhotse Shar (8393m), Mt. Cho Oyo (8188m), and other peaks. This trekking is most recommended to climbers who are physically fit and looking forward to an adventurous journey. The best times to visit the Everest Base Camp are between early-March to mid-May and early-September to mid-November.
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Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1300m)
- 3 star base
Welcome to Nepal! On your arrival at Kathmandu, you will be received by our staff and transferred to the hotel. It is advisable to take a tour outside your hotel at Thamel and Kathmandu Durbar Square (a UNESCO World Heritage) to explore the lifestyle and people of the capital city. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Flight to Lukla and trek to Monjo (2,835m), 35 mins flight and 4-5 hrs.
- 35 minutes flight & 5 hours
- Namaste Lodge or Similar
Flights to Lukla airport are scheduled in the morning to avoid unclear weather conditions in the afternoon. On your flight, you will get to see a spectacular view of the Everest region. On your way to Monjo, you will cross Dudh Koshi River on a couple of occasions and witness breathtaking views of Kusum Khangkaru and Kongde ranges. Overnight stay at Monjo.
Day 03: Trek from Monjo to Namche (3,440m), 3-4 hrs.
- 4-5 hours
- Khumbu Resort or Similar
Monjo village is considered as the entrance of Sagarmatha National Park. Starting with an uphill climb to Jorsalle, you will walk with a glimpse of Kusum Khangkaru (6367), Thamserku (6608m), Nuptse (7861m) and the Mt. Everest (8848m) as well. Further, ascend to Namche Bazaar. This trade hub of the Everest region is perhaps the most famous destination for a brief stop. Overnight stay at Namche Bazaar.
Day 04: Acclimatization at Namche Bazzar
- Khumbu resort or similar
Today, you take a short hike to Khumjung village above Namche to adjust your body in the high altitude. Rest of the day is for you to rest and enjoy the majestic view of Everest (8848m), Nuptse (7861m), Ama Dablam (6856m), Taboche (6367m), Lhotse (8414m), and many more. Namche Bazaar in itself is one of the most beautiful settlements in the Khumbu region and make sure you take most out of the rest day at Namche. Overnight stay at Namche Bazaar.
Day 05: Trek from Namche to Deboche (3820m), 6-7 hrs.
- 6-7 hours
- Himalayan culture home
You start your trek climbing towards the Sagarmatha National Park museum and follow the main trail above the river for about two hours and descend to cross Dudh Koshi to Phunki Tenga. The trail climbs through a forest of rhododendrons to Tengboche and, ultimately, reaches Deboche. You can even get to see Danphe (Impeyan Pheasant), musk deer, and Himalayan Thar along the trail to Deboche. Overnight stay at Deboche.
Day 06: Trek from Deboche to Pheriche (4240m), 6-7 hrs.
- 5-6 hours
- The Edelweiss Pheriche
Walking past Imja Khola and Pangboche, you continue the trek to Somare. The trail ahead is covered with conifers and rhododendron forests which lead to Pheriche. You also cross the Pheriche Pass (4270m) and trek through pasturelands to reach a large stone wall. Further, Pheriche awaits your arrival. Today’s trail has the views of peaks including Mt. Taboche (6367m), Ama Dablam (6856m), Pokalde (5806m), and Nuptse (7861m) to offer. Overnight stay at Pheriche.
Day 07: Acclimatization at Pheriche
- The Edelweiss Pheriche
On this day, you rest and acclimatize yourself at Pheriche. This village is a popular stop for the trekkers as there is a primary health and aid post to get treatment of altitude sickness and basic first aid assistance if required. To the north of Pheriche, you can see rock towers built in remembrance of trekkers who have lost their lives in the mountains. Overnight stay at Pheriche.
Day 08: Trek from Pheriche to Lobuche (4910m), 6-7 hrs.
- 5-6 hours
- Pyramid Lodge
A steep climb over the terminal moraine of Khumbu glacier will lead you to Lobuche. Like the previous days, you will get to see Mt. Taboche (6367m), Ama Dablam (6856m), Pokalde (5806m), and Nuptse ranges as you walk ahead towards Lobuche. It is possible to witness Mt. Taboche (6367m) and Nuptse (7861m) up close from the Lobuche towering. The Lobuche village is an ideal campsite with small huts in a meadow between the Khumbu glacier and Lobuche peak. Overnight stay at Lobuche.
Day 09: Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep (5140m) and explore Everest Base Camp, 7-8 hrs.
- 7-8 hours
- Yeti resort or Similar
The trail from Lobuche is a narrow path between the glacial moraine and the mountains walls with a glimpse of Khumbu glacier from the edge of the moraine. Gorakshep is the original Everest Base Camp guarded by the mountain view of Pumori (7165m), Nuptse (7861m), and other spectacular peaks. The new Everest Base Camp is further 3.5 km up the valley through rocky boulders and streams. The Everest Base Camp is the point where climbers gather for summiting the majestic Mt. Everest (8848m). Upon reaching the base camp, you can relish the moment and enjoy the views of Khumbu Glacier and Icefall along with numerous peaks in the Everest massif. You then return back to Gorakshep after enjoying the glorious Everest Base Camp. Overnight stay at Gorakshep.
Day 10: Hike from Gorakshep to Kalapatthar (5550m) and back to Pheriche (4240m), 7-8 hrs.
- 7-8 hours
- The Edelweiss Pheriche
To get the clear 360-degree mountain views, you hike to the Kalapatthar viewpoint in the morning. So, you will start your day early today. Undoubtedly, the panoramic view of the Mt. Everest (8848m) alongside Mt. Ama Dablam (6856m), Mt. Lhotse (8414m), Mt. Nuptse (7861m), Mt. Pumori (7165m), and other peaks from Kalapatthar is what you’ll remember first when you think of the whole trip. On your way back, you will descend to Pheriche via Lobuche and Dughla. Overnight stay at Pheriche.
Day 11: Trek from Pheriche to Namche (3440m), 7-8 hrs.
- 6-7 hours
- Khumbu resort
Today, you will descend down to Namche via Pangboche. First stop is Tengboche, a village you can stop by for lunch with splendid views of Mt. Ama Dablam (6856m), and numerous other peaks in the background from Tengboche Monastery. You are now headed towards Kyangjuma which is a junction of the trinity ways to Gokyo Valley, Khumjung village, and Namche Bazaar. Overnight stay at Namche Bazaar
Day 12: Trek from Namche to Lukla (2840m), 5-6 hrs.
- 6-7 hours
- Mera lodge or similar
Most trekkers find downhill walk from Namche to Lukla as the hardest part of the whole trek. This is not just due to the terrain but the thoughts of exiting the company of the sublime Himalayas also add to the difficulty. You will pass through forests of pine and rhododendrons with the view of snow-capped mountains at distance, reach Phakding and continue to walk to Lukla. Overnight stay at Lukla.
Day 13: Fly back to Kathmandu (1300m) from Lukla, 35 mins flight
- 35 minutes
- 3 star base in kathmandu
You will have a flight back to Kathmandu as scheduled. Prepare yourself for a slight change in plan in case of bad weather in Lukla as it might delay and or cancel the flight. The flight will offer final views of the Himalayas and upon landing once again at the capital, you head to the hotel for rest and recreation. You also can celebrate the success of the trek in your final day of the journey. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.
Fare well dinner
Day 14: Departure
Today, your travel in Nepal comes to an end. After greeting goodbyes to the trek members, you will be accompanied by a company representative to the Tribhuvan International Airport. Goodbye and best wishes!
- Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
- Twin sharing accommodation in a two or three star hotel in Kathmandu
- Teahouse accommodation during the trek mention guest house or similar on BB plan
- Farewell dinner
- All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
- Domestic flights (Kathmandu- Lukla -Kathmandu)
- An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader (10 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
- Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
- Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
- All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS)
- Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
- All government and local taxes
- Nepalese visa fee
- All meals lunch and dinner) during the trek
- Excess baggage charge(s)
- Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
- Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
- International flights
- Travel insurance, covering trekking over 4000m, evacuation, hospitalization and repatriation.
- Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
- Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)
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