Walking through the diverse landscape of the Khumbu region and passing ethnic Sherpa villages, the trek escorts you to the base of the worlds tallest peak- Mt. Everest (8848m), which offer the views of several 8000 meter peaks.
The most popular Everest Base Camp Trekking in Nepal allures the adventure lovers around the world. The trek follows the footsteps of Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Edmund Hillary and passes numerous Sherpa valleys that ultimately leads you to the bosom of Mt. Everest. The trail is bound up by the Sagarmatha National Park, which is a home of 8000 meter peaks.
The tiny airstrip of Lukla is a gateway of the trek to Everest base camp. Passing the outstanding Sherpa valleys, you get a chance to explore the Sherpa culture, hospitality and social lifestyle that are marvelous aspects of this trek. The bustle town of Sherpa people- Namche Bazaar and Khumjung are densely populated Sherpa valleys. The trail is dominated by the rhododendron forest and some of the Himalayan fauna can be seen. The Monasteries, Chhortens and Mani walls are common scenery along the trail of Everest base camp. The glacial moraine trail at the upper part makes the journey adventurous and you reach to the Everest base camp, where Everest climbers set camps and wait for the suitable weather to summit the peak. The views of magnificent Himalayas as Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Pumori, Amadablam and Thamserku can be explored. The trekking enthusiasts find the alpine setting blissful and spiritually solacing. Acclimatization comes as a part of the Everest base camp trek to avoid altitude sickness.
The best seasons of the Everest base camp trek are March to May and September to November. We organize the trek with excellently managed itinerary, Sagarmatha National Park permit and TIMS.
Day 01 :Arrival in Kathmandu and Transfer to hotel. Welcome to Nepal. You will be greeted by the representative and transferred to the hotel. In the evening, we give you a short briefing about the trip overview. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02 :Fly to Lukla, trek to Phakding (2652m). From the hotel, drive to the domestic airport and fly to Lukla, which is a 35 minute picturesque flight, enjoying the snowy 8000 meter peaks, including the world's tallest peak, Mt. Everest (8848m). In Lukla, we meet the assisting team and begin to trek passing the stone wall, Nurning and reach to Phakding. Overnight at lodge.
Day 03 :Trek to Namche Bazaar (3446m). From Phakding, as we begin the trek, we can see the view of Kongde Ri. Passing a couple of bridges, we reach to Monjo and enter into the Sagarmatha National Park officially. Then, the trek goes through the steep ascending trail via Larja Dobhan and see the first sight of Mt. Everest in trekking before reaching the Namche Bazaar. Namche Bazaar is the bustling town of the Sherpa people in the Khumbu region. Overnight at lodge.
Day 04: Acclimatization at Namche Bazaar (3446m). Due to the increasing altitude, we need to acclimatize to the alpine weather. Namche Bazaar is one of the best place to take a day break and explore around. You can go for the hiking around Khunde and Khumjung along with the Everest view Hotel. The longest Mani wall in Khumbu, Khumjung Gompa and Khunde Hillary Hospital are the major attractions during your tour around. Overnight at lodge.
Day 05: Trek to Tengboche (3,820m). After the warm breakfast at Namche, we commence our excursion to Tengbuche passing several monasteries and other spiritual centers. Even the Himalayan views of Ama Dablam, Lhotse Shar, Taboche, Kangtega and Thamserku can be seen from the trail. Passing Kyanjungma, the mountain goats appear on the sloppy hill side. Then we walk through the gentle trail and passing Phunke Tenga, we reach to Tengboche. Overnight at lodge.
Day 06: Trek to Dingboche (4410m). Ascending through the stone steps, we begin to trek from Tengbuche after the breakfast. The Tengbuce monastery in this village has increased the charm of the trekking and has established as a spiritual center in Everest. We pass Debuche, Milingo and cross the River. Heading continuously, we cross the bridge at Somare and the flat trail begins. Following the Imja Khola, we reach to Dingbuche, located at 4410 meters altitude. Overnight at lodge.
Day 07: Acclimatization at Dingboche.The rest and acclimatization day is better to know as an acclimatization day. After the breakfast, we begin to hike to Chhukung, which is the trail to Island peak base camp. The beautiful stone walled fields and the isolated trail, look brilliant along with the Himalayan views at the closer distance. Then back to Dingbuche and take a rest. Overnight at lodge.
Day 08: Trek to Lobuche (4930m). After the breakfast at Dingbuche, we ascend through the steep trail to Lobuche via Dusa and Palrung Kharka. Crossing to the next side, we can see the tombstones of the climbers, whose life were gone during the Everest climbing session. Then we cross the Thukla Pass and reach to Lobuche, enjoying the outstanding views of Nuptse, Cholatse, Pumori, Khumbutse, Thamserku and others along with the Khumbu glacier. Overnight at lodge.
Day 09: Trek to Gorak Shep (5140) & trek to Everest Base Camp (5364). Making Khumbu glacier on the right, we commence from Lobuche, continually via Pyramid. With a steep ascend, we cross the Lobuche pass at 5110 meters and reach to Gorakshep. After lunch there, we walk to the Everest base camp. It is not a tough walk, but the altitude makes the journey steady. Spending wonderful time at Everest base camp, we trek down to Gorakshep. Overnight at lodge.
Day 10 :Trek to Kala Pattar (5554m) & back to Pheriche (4243m). From Gorakshep, we climb up to Kalapatthar in the early morning, before breakfast. It is a brilliant viewpoint of the Everest region peaks Mt. Everest, Lhotse face, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Taboche, Cholatse and the surrounding white peaks. The sunrise view over those peaks are magnificent. Then we trek down to Gorakshep and trek down to Pheriche. Overnight at lodge.
Day 11: Trek to Namche (2,840)m. From Pheriche, we trek down to Somare, continually to Deboche, Tengbuche, Phunke Tenga and finally arrive at Namche Bazaar. With the diverse views, including the alpine forest, fauna and the Sherpa settlements, we reach to the heart of Sherpa land. Overnight at lodge.
Day 12 :Trek to Lukla (2,840m). After the breakfast, we descend through the downhill trail and wave goodbye to the Sagarmatha National Park. Then we trek down to Manju and to Phakding crossing numerous bridges. It is a gentle walk from Phakding to Lukla passing painted stones and Mani walls. Then celebrate the succession of the trek with crew. Overnight at lodge.
Day 13 :Fly back to Kathmandu (1300m) & transfer to hotel. From Lukla, we fly back to Kathmandu in the morning getting the sights of the Everest Himalayas. From the airport, transfer to the hotel. You have the whole day to do shopping or what is there in your list. Overnight at hotel.
Day 14 :Depart for the next destination. According to the time of your flight, our airport representative drops you to the International Airport for your final departure. Thank you for joining us for your trekking in Nepal. See you again.
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