Everest Base Camp Trekking
Everest Base Camp Trekking or Khumbu region is well known as a most famous of all trekking and mountain regions. It is a Populated by Sherpas, the attractions of this area are the majestic mountains, the high mountain villages, the isolated monasteries, and the local peoples. This area includes the highest mountain in the world, Everest at 8848m., and many of the world’s 8,000m peaks such as Lhotse, Cho Oyu, and Makalu. First climbed in 1953, Everest still holds a fascination for many; however the Everest region boasts many more spectacular and beautiful mountains, as well as some of the most rewarding trekking anywhere in the world.The Everest region is one of those unique and fabulous destinations in Nepal, trekkers and mountaineers delight in their travails to this region. It offers a fascinating and enjoyable environment. This trek begins with a scenic flight to Hillary’s Lukla.
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Trip Duration: 15 days
Max. Altitude: 5550m
Accommodation: 3 nights in KTM, 11 nights in trekking lodges
Group Size: 2 Pax
- Welcome by Garland
- Arrival and departure transfers as per itinerary
- Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu Flight Fare for Members & Guide
- Twin sharing Accommodation in Tea House while on trek
- Everest trekking Map for a group & Sleeping Bags
- 3 meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) while on tea house trek
- one guide (An eco trained Government license holder an English speaking)
- 1 porter between two members while on trek
- Wages, equipment, insurance and other facilities to staffs.
- Sagarmatha National Park
- TIMS Permit
- International Tickets reconfirmation
- Travel rescue arrangement
- All government taxes & Service Charge
- Fare well Dinner
- First aid Kit COST Not Included
- International Airfare
- Nepal Visa fee (US$ 40 per person for 30 days)
- Airport Departure taxes (domestic NRS 170 and International NRS 1700)/Excess baggage charges.
- Accomodation & Meals in Kathmandu # Sightseeing in Kathmandu
- Travel Insurance
- Medical evacuation in case of emergency.
- Items of personal nature i.e. Telephone, Laundry, Soft/hard drinks, Clients Insurance & Tips etc.
- Expenses incurred due to mishaps, landslide, strikes, political unrest etc. In such case extra will be charged as per actual.
Note: The following is a list of clothing and accessories that we recommend for Everest Base Camp Trekking in Nepal. This is not intended to be a comprehensive clothing and equipment list; rather it is intended to act as a reminder of those items that we are feel necessary for your comfort and convenience. However, we recognize that you may have your own personal preferences for clothing which may be equally as suitable.
|City||Per Adult / Single Room||Per Adult / Double / Triple Room||Child Without Bed||Child With Bed|
|Kathmandu||USD $20||USD $35||USD $45||USD $10|
Arrival in Kathmandu
Clear Sky Representatives will welcome groups at the Kathmandu Airport with a banner and drop them at the hotel. After check-in at the hotel and refreshments, ClT office management personnel and a guide will formally introduce themselves and provide a trip briefing. Group members should submit 2 passport size photos plus a copy of their passport and a copy of Travel insurance to the office personnel.
Fly to Lukla & Trek to Phakding(2610m/3hrs) BLD
Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2840m.) which takes about 40 minutes, then trek from Lukla to Phakding (2640 m.) which takes approximately three hours following a gentle climb up the mountainside on the left bank of the Dudh Koshi.
Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m/5.5hrs) BLD
The trail continues north up the Dudh Kosi valley to Jorsale, where the trail officially enters the Sagarmatha National Park.. We continue along the trail, cross the Bhote Kosi River and climb steeply to Namche Bazaar 3440 m. Remember to look out for glimpses of Mt.Everest early on the trail.
Rest Day BLD
We have a rest day in Namche Bazaar to acclimatize. This town, the hub of Sherpa society, is the administrative centre of the Khumbu region, several shops selling items of every description and a proliferation of Sherpa inns.
Namche to Tengboche(3860m/5.5hrs) BLD
Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3867 m.) which takes about five hours Tengboche is an important viewpoint on this course, and the sunset on Everest and Ama Dablam is especially beautiful from here. We visit the monastery at Tengboche, the largest monastery in Khumbu region.
Tengboche to Dingboche (4410m/6hrs) BLD
Leave Tyangboche and the Khumbu mountains as a backdrop and descend to a rhododendron-covered area to emerge in a pleasant level area. Pass a long Mani-stone wall to enter the village of Dingboche. From here, the walk is fairly moderate as you enter the Imjatse Valley beneath the mighty peaks of Ama Dablam, Nuptse and Lhotse with views of the eastern snow capped mountains including Island Peak (6,189m).
Acclimatization day in Dingboche (B.L.D)
This is a remarkable acclimatization day. There are some breathtaking views of the North face of Ama Dablam and the Lhotse-Nuptse ridge as you explore this beautiful valley that leads up to Island Peak. The walk is short with a good chance to relax in the afternoon. You have another option as you can hike upto Chhukum. From here you can enjoy the panoramic view of Island peak, Ama Dablam, Makalu, Tawoche peak and others. On the same day you come back to Dingboche and have rest.
Dingboche to Lobuche(4910m/5hrs) BLD
The trail ascends the broad, gently sloping valley and climbs steeply into the terminal moraine of the Khumbu glaciers. It then crosses the bridge and climbs higher on the moraine to a row of stone monuments erected in memory of many Sherpas and foreign mountaineers who have died climbing Everest before reaching Lobuche (4910m.)
Lobuche – Everest Base Camp(5337m) – Gorakshep (5140m) / 6hrs) BLD
While trekking to Everest Base Camp you pass through a trail, which weaves its way through ice pinnacles and past the crevasses of the Khumbu Glacier. During the spring season, you can meet some expedition team on the Everest Base Camp. The number of team is less in the autumn season. On the return leg, you can take a higher route to get a spectacular view of the Khumbu icefall and numerous mountains. You return to Gorak Shep to stay overnight
Gorakshep to Kala Patthar (5545m.) to Pheriche (4240m.) 5 hrs BLD
Early morning climb to Kala Patthar (5545m.) and enjoy the view of sunrise. From Kala Patthar you can have a panoramic view of Mt. Everest and many other mountain peaks like Mt. Pumori, Mt. Lingtren, Mt. Khumbetse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku and many more. Then trek down to Pheriche . Pheriche is in the shadow of Everest Base Camp.
Pheriche to Namche Bazaar (B.L.D) 5 hrs
Trek from Pheriche to namche which takes approximately four hours. Enjoy a morning visit to the research center. Then you trek back to Namche, an easier descent passing through rhododendron forest & few steep climbs for an hour from the bridge at Phungitenga, near to Shanasha. The walk to Namche is very scenic on a long winding path. En route you will visit traditional villages of Khumjung and Khunde. There is an opportunity to visit one of its monasteries, the only monastery that has a Yeti Scalp.
Namche Bazaar to Lukla (B.L.D) 5
Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla and it takes about five hours. The last day of your trek leads from Namche Bazaar via Monjo to Lukla. The trek is pleasant, except for few short uphill climbs and then down to the Bhote-Koshi River crossing it three times. The last uphill climb of 45 minutes will bring you to Lukla ..
Fly to Kathmandu B 30 min
Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu. You take an early morning flight back to Kathmandu which takes approximately 40 minutes. Check-in at hotel, this is the free day enjoy yourself on Rickshaw ride & Shopping at Thamel or Sightseeing can be done on request.
Free Day of your own BD
This is the free day and you can use it for your shopping. In the Evening we will drive you to fare well Dinner in Nepali cultural restaurant.
Departure to Airport. B
All too soon it's time to bid Nepal farewell and one realizes that we can never be intimate, only acquainted with this amazing adventure Himalaya.