Everest base camp trek is probably the most iconic, popular and rewarding trek in the world. The name itself mesmerizes trekkers and hikers around the world and thousands of enthusiast trekkers every year realize their dream to visit the world’s highest mountain and stand in the Everest Base Camp. Trek to Everest Base Camp is a lifelong dream for many from all corners of the globe. We feel proud to say, this amazing trek will be sure to fulfill your dream of visiting the Everest Base Camp and the world’s highest mountainous region.
Everest Base Camp trek commence with a scenic mountain flight from Kathmandu to the foothills of Khumbu ‘Lukla’, which is main gateway to the Everest. On our arrival at Lukla, will meet our supporting Sherpas and walk slowly upwards following the Dudh Koshi River to the Namche Bazaar. It is first time to take a glimpse of Mt. Everest along with Lostse and Nuptse in the northern skyline. Over the coming days we will walk upwards to Everest Base Camp and Kala Pattar, which gives amazing views of Mt. Everest and many other renowned mountains like; Lhotse, Cho You, Nuptse, Makalu, Amadablam along with pristine Himalayan glaciers in the Mahalangur Mountain Region.
During the Everest Base Camp trek we visit Tengboche Monastery, many culturally rich Sherpa villages, Buddhist Chorten, the famous Kala Patter & of course the Base camp; where Everest climbers gear up for their final ascent.
The Everest trekking lies in the Everest National park, which is also a world heritage site listed by UNESCO; where you can see some wild life, Flora and fauna. We use best available mountain lodges called “Tea houses” for accommodation, which is all prearranged and included in your package. Your Sherpa guide and porters are fully committed to ensure you have an amazing adventure and take care of all your needs in the ground.
Arrival in Kathmandu at anytime according to your flight schedule. Upon arrival, you will be greeted & welcome by our representative at arrival exit gate & transfer to Hotel, a briefing will be given on following day program. We do not have any specific activities planned for today. Later check in, refresh & enjoy looking around nearby area on own, O/N hotel in Kathmandu
In the morning our guide will meet you at hotel & deliver the trip briefing, check your trekking gears, necessary stuffs & help to arrange if anything missing. You can interact & ask any information if you have. He will be happy to share his knowledge. Later proceed for guided cultural tour around the historical UNESCO World Heritage sites of Kathmandu: Kathmandu Durbar Area-the former Royal palace complex that holds several Temples, Monuments & old Palace with full of traditional arts & cultural marks. Kumari Temple (The living Goddess residence) is major highlight of this area. Next we visit Bouddhanath Stupa– probably the biggest Stupa of its kind in the world. We can find large Tibetan population around the stupa as people consider this as Tibetan Stupa. More than 50 Tibetan Monasteries lies nearby this Stupa & offers wonderful atmosphere around the area. Later we visit Swyambhunath Stupa– is another highly respected Buddhist site in Kathmandu. Located over a ridge in the north- west corner of city, Swayambhunath (Self- existed) Stupa offers breathtaking views of Kathmandu Valley, green hills & mountains in the distance. Widely popular as Monkey Temple among foreigner, a large number of Monkey make their home around the Stupa & surrounding Jungle; O/N hotel in Kathmandu
Early morning transfer to Airport on time & take a thrilling flight to Lukla- the world’s most exciting mountain airport & foot of Everest Khumbu region. Upon arrival, meet our supporting staffs, take a quick Tea & commence easy walking towards Phakding along the Dudh Koshi river. After reaching at Phakding, either you can rest through the day or take an short excursion to the Monastery resides just above the settlement, O/N at Local lodge
Today is the day of testing your real walking stamina. Will start the day after breakfast along the river side, passing Monjo- the entry point of Everest National Park, crossing couple of suspension bridge including high Hillary bridge. From this point the trail leads you uphill walking for couple of hours to Namche Bazaar- the largest market place of the region. Rest of the day you can enjoy looking around the colorful mountain town, O/N at Local lodge
Today is allocated for rest day at Namche Bazaar. A rest day here is must for most of the people to adopt with thin air & high altitude acclimatization. However, you do not need to stay back at lodge as you can take a day excursion to the nearby village such as Thame or Khumjung/ Khongde/ Khunde. This is best for further adaptation with atmosphere & wonderful views of Mountains & landscape, O/N at Local lodge
After having good rest at Namche, we commence walking upwards Tengboche Monastery. The trail leads uphill walking till Kyamjuma then descends to Dudhkoshi river with awesome views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse & most notably Mt. Amadablam at your front. Short rest & again uphill walking along the ridge line full of Rhododendron forest & some wildlife species for couple of hours to Tengboche Monastery. Upon arrival, you can observe & interact with monks of this famous monastery of the region, O/N at Local lodge
The day will start with breakfast & commence walking towards Dingboche. We will cross couple of lovely sherpa village, nicely decorated Chorten & Mani Walls before reaching Dingboche Village. You will have breathtaking view of Mt. Amadablam so close across the Imja Khola & Imja valley in the eastwards, O/N at Local lodge
Another rest day here is also very useful as we already reach more 4000 meter above sea level. This will allow our body to adopt the real time atmosphere & would be helpful for the following day as we go upper elevation. Can go for day excursion towards Chukung Valley or climb a ridge called Nangkartshang rising above the Dingboche village, O/N at Local lodge
Today’s walk is mostly flat terrain but with a major climb at Thukla is truly challenging. Upon reaching on top of Thukla climb, you will feel like getting a new level of the trip as we closer to 5000 meter. Take a short rest & observe the memorial chorten of several famous climbers & mountaineers who has lost their life in the mountain. We are getting closer with our ultimate destination as we mostly walk along the Khumbu Glacier here onward. Further an hour walking will arrive at Lobuche for the day rest, O/N at Local lodge
Early morning we stretch our leg & commence walking. The trail continue leads to Gorek Shep as we check our room for the night, leave heavy backpack, lunch & proceed to Everest Base Camp along the Khumbu Glacier for an hour or more. Upon arrival at Base Camp, you will relieved that finally you made it with all odds. Enjoy the amazing scenery, touch the landmark site, feel the great achievement, capture the lifetime memory & walk back to Gorek Shep for the night rest, O/N at Local lodge
Early morning hike to Kalapattar just above the Gorek Shep. The climb is demanding but truly worth to get this point as we can observe the best possible views of the whole Everest region. Most of the world’s greatest Mountains including Mt. Everest are looks in a stone throwing distance as you can feel like hugging with them. After such lifetime experience, hike down to Gorek Shep, take breakfast & trek down to Pheriche or Debuche O/N at Local lodge
This is mostly downhill trail leads all the way to Syomare on the bank of Dudhkoshi river. A short uphill walk till Kyangjuma then further flat walk will take you to Namche Bazaar. Rest of the day you can enjoy walking around & try with local stuffs, O/N at Local lodge
Today is the final day of walking on the great Sherpa land. We’ll walk down to Dudhkoshi river valley towards Lukla leaving the great Himalayas behind, but the lifetime memory is always there to inspire & the story to tell with friends and family back home, O/N at Local lodge
Quick breakfast at hotel & catch the early flight back to Kathmandu. Arrival Kathmandu & transfer to hotel. Rest of the day leisure or personal activities; O/N hotel in Kathmandu
Those who can’t afford more days in Kathmandu, can fly back home today. But we recommend to manage this day in Kathmandu as a spare day if in case Lukla- Kathmandu flight couldn’t possible due to the weather factor. This is just an alternative provision to be on safe side. You can enjoy the day by roaming the street of Kathmandu or go for Spa or Shopping etc…
Breakfast at hotel, transfer to Airport on time for your final departure. Your amazing Everest Trek has come to the pleasant end, fly home with great memories to cherish through the lifetime…
|Best Season||February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November & December|
|Region||Everest National Park|
|Group Size||02 to 12|
|Accommodation||Hotel/ Lodge/ Tea House|
|Transportation||Sedan/ Van/ Bus/ Flight/ Yak|
|Currency||Nepali Rupees / US Dollar also used at few places|
|Electricity||220 V. Electrical sockets are European style however an adapter may be useful|
|Time Zone||GMT +5:45|
|Vaccination||No mandatory vaccinations policy applicable|
|Culture||Nepali/ Newari/ Sherpa|
|Attraction||Culture/ Landscape/ Mountain/ Glacier/ Remoteness/ High Altitude Trail/ Valley/ Thrilling Flight|
|Route||Lukla- Namche- Tengboche- Dingboche- Lobuche- EBC- Pheriche- Namche- Lukla|
|Precaution||An adventure trip of this type: weather, flight, transport or a multitude of other factors beyond our control can result in a change of itinerary. It is however, a very unlikely that the itinerary would be substantially altered; if alterations are necessary the leader will decide what is the best alternative, taking into consideration the best interest of the whole group. Where a change does occur, we do everything we can to minimize its effect, however we cannot be responsible for the results of changes or delays. Please remind that you are travelling at your own risk !!!|
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I have taken Chitwan Wildlife Safari as a family vacation with my two little girls & hubby in early October. The time is perfect to visit this famous National park probably the best animal sighting safari in south Asia. The day we arrive Chitwan is bit late and couldn’t do much. However, our wildlife excursion begins early morning following day as we ride giant Elephant and explore the deep Jungle. My girls are really curious to encounter with Rhinoceros as they always talks about it’s horn (nose) rise above the mouth & bending skins. They wish to see it live.
Luckily, we saw a mother & baby taking sunbath on the bush within 15 minutes ride inside National Park. As we proceed, saw several species of Deer, sloth Bear, Peacock, Mars crocodile, reptiles, birds & many more during our 3 our trip. Later, we have another experience while crossing the Rapti River on a small Canoe where two Crocodile was just a meters away, but they looks calm & relaxed. We ended up the day by observing Tharu Cultural show where they usually perform with sticks & fire. Final day we have Jeep Safari deep into the National park with more animal sights, beautiful Lakes and of course dense forest & exotic plants.
All in all this is perfect family vacation for us. This trip is choice of my bigger girls & hope they enjoy the vacation & learn much about the wildlife & mother nature… Thanks Himalaya Trekking for organizing the fabulous trip to us… Cheers !
I have planned a Mardi Himal Trek in Nepal with some colleague in October. The Himalaya Trekking drive you away from the main path to isolated areas of the Annapurna Himalayas. fabulous landscapes on the walks along the high ridges of Mardi and Fishtail mountain. Walk from lower and rice fields to reach higher alpine hills covered with thick dense forests of tall rhododendrons, oak and magnolia pines and fir lines. We are more than happy to recommend RAM & his team for an incredible panoramic tour of the Annapurna peaks with close views of Mardi and Fishtail Mountain. They are fantastic to fulfill your desire & no words to describe the natural vistas you have in Nepal.
We did the “BEST OF NEPAL” tour with Himalaya Trekking company and had such a wonderful time. Ram’s planning to the whole trip was excellent, making everything seems easy. He was very patient handling all the changes I had made in dates, hotels, etc. His guides were very informative and decent and his driver was safe and always on time.
Would definitely use them on my next trip.