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This high-altitude trek through Sherpa country brings you to the base of the world’s tallest peak. You’ll pass hilltop monasteries, Himalayan market towns, and craggy peaks as you follow in the footsteps of famous mountaineers Hillary and Tenzin Sherpa.
The Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the classic and most popular treks to the base of the highest peak in the world, the Mt. Everest 8848m.
1. Watch the sun set on Mt. Everest & Lhotse from Kala Patthar viewpoint.
2. Experience and learn about Sherpa culture, who have made this region their home.
3. Sip tea or coffee at one of the world’s highest markets, Namche Bazaar.
4. Experience ground zero for all Everest expeditions at the foot of the Khumbu Ice Fall
Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu
Day 02: Fly to Lukla 2800m. & trek to Phakding (2652m.), 3-4h.
Day 03: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m.), 7-8h.
Day 04: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar
Day 05: Namche to Tyangboche (3,867m), 5-6h.
Day 06: Tyangboche to Dingboche (4,358m), 6-7h.
Day 07: Acclimatization day at Dingboche
Day 08: Dingboche to Lobuche (4,928m), 6-7h.
Day 09: Trek to Gorak Shep (5,160m), & hike to Everest Base Camp (5,320m), 7-8h.
Day 10: Early hike to Kala Patthar (5550m) & trek back to Pheriche (4371m), 6-7h.
Day 11: Pheriche to Namche Bazaar (3440m.), 7-8h.
Day 12: Namche to Lukla (3440m.), 8-9h
Day 13: Lukla to Kathmandu by 40 minute flight.
Day 14: Departure after Breakfast.
Trip Cost: 1500 US $ PP
Group Size: 2-12
1. 2 nights Standard Hotel in Kathmandu in twin sharing basis
2. All transfers according to the above Itinerary.
3. Airfare Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu
4. Full meals of your choice; Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
5. All mountain basic accommodation with sharing toilet in twin sharing basis.
6. All necessary paper work and permits (National Park permit and TIMS)
7. Guide and porters salaries and insurance
8. Hot drinks (Tea and Coffee)
9. All government and local taxes
10. 1 porter (Max. 20kg) for 2 people
11. Sleeping Bags if needed.
12. Community Trek’s Duffle Bags.
1. Meals in Kathmandu
2. Mineral water in bottle
3. Boiled water
4. Electronic device re-charge
5. Hot shower
7. Personal expenses
8. Travel insurance and evacuation insurance
9. Tip for guide & porter
All itineraries can be customized at your request.
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Upon our arrival in Kathmandu, a representative from Community Trek will pick us up from the airport and take us to our hotel. In the afternoon, there will be a pre-trip discussion where we can meet our trek leader and other team members. We can use this time to ask any questions about our trip to the management and trek leader.
The day starts with an early morning fly from Kathmandu to the tine airstrip of Lukla. The scenic flight duration is just above 40 minutes so don’t forget to take your cameras, although you’ll have a second chance of taking beautiful snaps on the way back to Katmandu. Upon landing, while the guides and porters will divide the baggage you can have a good look around, take pictures and get prepared for adventure. Depending upon the time we land at Lukla, we might have our lunch there. From Lukla, we will walk to Phakding village. The walk is fairly easy and we will stay overnight in Phakding. We can spend our evening strolling around the village.
Our day’s hike will start after having breakfast. We will start by walking along the banks of Dudh Koshi River and we will have to cross this river twice in the same day. We will then arrive at a small village called Monjo. Monjo is the gateway to Sagarmatha National Park. After entering the National Park, we will descend to Bhote Koshi River upon which we arrive at Jorsalle village. We will walk further from there heading off to Namche Bazaar, a prosperous trade hub in the lap of the Himalayas which is also the capital of the Khumbu region. We will stay overnight at a hotel in Namche Bazaar.
After having ascended an altitude of 3,440 m (11,253ft), we will use the day for acclimatization. It is very important to have our body prepared for further ascending. You will have the day at your disposal and you can choose to do whatever you wish. One option can be to walk up to the Everest View Point Hotel and enjoy the view it offers. You can also choose to have a walk around Namche Bazaar and observe the local proceedings and lifestyle. If it is Saturday, there will be the traditional “Saturday Market” which is a wonderful experience and a great market to explore. There is also Sherpa Museum in Namche which would be the place to visit if you are interested into Sherpa’s culture and history.
On the fifth day, after breakfast, we start our trek with a pleasant walk through the forest with a magnificent view of mountains. The great view of the mighty peaks of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Kwangde will be at our disposal all day long. Today’s trail ascends through the forest on its way to Tyangboche. The first thing that could draw your attention after reaching Tyangboche might be its beautifully big monastery. Tyangboche has a large campsite, tea houses and lodges overseeing Mt. Ama Dablam. We will finish the day by spending the night in a hotel in Tyangboche.
The day consists on a lot of descending trail which goes from Tyangboche to Dingboche. On the way, we will pass rhododendron forests, cross a valley and walk through the plains to reach Dingboche. It is a relatively easy day, in terms of walking.
It is another acclimatization day which is required for ascending to further altitudes. You can take complete rest during the whole day. If you wish so you can also take some couple of hours’ time to hike up to CHHUKUNG (4,730m) but only if you have an excellent physical CONDITION. Chhukung is a small hill station overlooking many mountains and glaciers. The main purpose of the day will be to prepare you physically for the rest of the trek.
There is a lot of vertical gain today even though the trail length does not clock more than 4.5 miles. We will walk through the alpine meadows and yak pastures to cross the Khumbu Glacier. The end of the moraine of the glacier has a specifically steep trail which can be seen as a challenge. We will then continue along the rugged route in order to reach Lobuche where we will stay for the night. Lobuche is situated beneath the Lhotse Ridge.
For those of you who are doing the Everest Base Camp Trek for the first time, the day starts with a mixture of excitement and anxiety. Today you will be hiking up to the Everest Base Camp. This will be the most challenging day of the trek and at the same time the most fulfilling as well. The base camp is situated above 5,000m (16,000ft).
We start off by hiking to Gorak Shep first. It is a small village sitting on the top a small frozen lake buried under sand. We will have our lunch there and hike further following the trails of the Khumbu Glacier. On the way you will catch the glimpse of an intimidating black rock the world knows by the name of Mt. Everest. The way will lead us to the Everest Base Camp. Have you ever heard or read that Mt. Everest cannot be seen from the Everest Base Camp? You will find the answer yourself. We will spend quality time exploring the base camp and surrounding areas before returning back to Gorak Shep and spend the night there.
Our first destination for the day will be Kala Patthar. We will start especially early and your guide will arrange everything for the early departure. The reason behind leaving that early is to reach Kala Patthar before sunrise. Kala Patthar provides the most wonderful sight for a sunrise contemplation over Mt. Everest and other Himalayan peaks such as Nuptse, Ama Dablam and Pumori. You would definitely not want to miss that. It will take a couple of hours to reach Kala Patthar from Gorak Shep. We will take our time, enjoying what Kala Patthar has to offer before heading down to Gorak Shep and then to Pheriche to stay overnight there.
From now onward, it’s all about descending. So our pace will be faster than earlier and the walks will be easier. The beauty of the Himalayan terrain will never leave us along the way. We will spend the night in Namche Bazar.
After having breakfast you will be a trek back to Lukla which contains approximately 8 hours walk. You will be staying at Mountain lodge in Lukla. On the way to Lukla, you will enjoy the vegetation, natural beauty, glaciers, rivers, and different animals of the Himalayan region.
We catch an early morning flight to Kathmandu after our long mountain journey.
Your adventure in Nepal comes to an end today! A representative from Community Trek will take you to the airport, approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight. On your way home you’ll have plenty of time to plan your next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal.
ALL ITINERARIES CAN BE CUSTOMIZED AT YOUR REQUEST. CHECK OUT “EXTENSION” FOR SOME SUGGESTIONS.
The following checklist should help you with your packing. As a general rule, you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. The packed weight of your trek bag while trekking should be no more than 15 KG.
You must bring the following items:
1. Hiking boots
3. Trekking trousers/pants
4. Waterproof overtrousers/rainpants
5. Base layer shirts
6. Casual shirt and/or T-shirts
7. Fleece jacket or warm jumper/sweater
8. Waterproof jacket
10. Warm hat
12. Thermal gloves
13. Warm and waterproof over gloves or mittens
14. Headtorch/Headlamp with spare bulb and batteries
15. Sun protection (including total bloc for lips, nose etc.)
16. Water bottles 1 L.
17. Antibacterial handwash
18. Small towel
19. Daypack, 25/30Litres
20. Trekking poles
21. Sleeping bag 4 or 5 seasons * (rated down to – 20ºC)
22. Warm jacket (down)*
Basic First Aid Kit including
A broad spectrum antibiotic, antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhea treatment (Imodium), altitude (Diamox), painkillers, plasters (band-aids) and blister treatment, insect repellent, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite) and Glucose tablets.
Note: Walking pole, down jacket, sleeping bag, etc available on hire in Kathmandu.
Because of bad weather, we could face problems with domestic flights to/from Lukla (Delayed or even canceled). It is very rare, but it could happen even in best trekking season. Thus, we always recommend you to add supplement night/s in Kathmandu after your trek if that is possible for you (just in case). If everything runs smoothly, you can enjoy other activities like sightseeing, white water rafting, wildlife activities, shopping, during the extra days.
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