Everest Base Camp Trek
- Cost Includes and Excludes
Everest Base Camp Trekking, providing the most breathtaking lifetime experience, will present a chance to travel all the way through long-established Sherpa community and Gombas (monasteries). All you need to have to go for the adventurous Everest Base Camp trek is not the prior experience but physical strength and interest too.
Apart from the majestic of the great Mt Everest set in the background, other enormous peaks will reward you on the way to the Everest Base Camp including Mt. Changaste (7550m),Mt. Pumori (7161m), Mt. Amadablam (6856m), Mt. Nuptse (7855m), and many more.
On the way, you can also travel around many villages of diverse tribal groups such as Tamang, Rai, Chettri, Brahmin, Sherpa etc. And, you will also go across the well-known Tengboche monastery. And making way up to Kalapathar (5545m) which presents you with stunning views of striking peaks as well as the Khumbu glacier will stun you. And moreover, you will spot the surroundings protected from olden times by its Buddhist residents and at present by the Sagarmatha National Park. These days you can observe the out of the ordinary musk deer, the impeyan pheasant and many more species of wild lives protected by the park.
Trip Duration: 16 Days
Trip grade: Moderate
Maximum altitude: 5360m
Accommodation: Hotel/ Lodge/ teahouse/ Camping
Transportation: Private Car or Van or Bus
Cost: USD($ 800) for Whole Trip.
Everest Base Camp Trekking particularly offer wonderful Himalayan views of Mount. Everest (8848m), Mount Lhotse (8516m), Mount Makalu (8463m), Mount Cho Oyu (8201m), Ama Dablam (6456m) and other more than 23 snow-capped peaks, striking landscape, Tibetan monasteries and Sherpa culture.
Unlike other trekking trails, Jiri to Everest Base Camp takes you all the way through Gokyo regions, Solukhumbu and you will walk via the medieval trans-Himalayan business way founded by the Sherpa people. On the way, you can explore around numerous villages of different tribal groups including Tamang, Rai, Jirel, Chettri and Brahmin and obviously the Sherpas.
The best season for Everest Base Camp is post-monsoon. These days are clear and warm with the possibility of snow later. Gradually, when the season changes the temperature gets much colder in the evenings in particular at base camp. While climbing the base camp from April to July, you should be well prepared for tackling with any type of weather. Certainly, the evenings will be cold and trekkers will have to be prepared for rain, snow, sleet, heat and leeches.
Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu Airport & Transfer to Hotel.
Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, you will be welcomed by our representative of Peaceful Himalaya Trekking at Kathmandu International airport and then you will be transferred to hotel. You can relax for the rest of the day and in the evening you can enjoy dinner with Nepali cultural dance. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing Pashupatinath, Bauddhanath, Monkey temple, Basantapur Durbar, Patan Durbar and Back to Hotel
Today, you will be go around different world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley; the sacred temple of Hindu, Pashupatinath; the world’s biggest Stupa, Boudhanath; Swoyambhunath Stupa which is also known as the monkey temple; and historical Kathmandu Durbar Square where you will also visit Kumari broadly known as Living Goddess in Basantapur, Kathmandu. You will also go around Patan Durbar Square which is rich in historical art and architecture. Overnight at hotel again.
Day 03: Fly to Lukla.
We will take a 40-minute flight to Lukla from Kathmandu which is one of the most amazing flights in the world since it rewards you with the views of the stunning peaks of the Khumbu region and includes Mt. Everest and Ama Dablam. We will then land on the tiny airfield at Lukla (2,800 m). After that, we walk on the track to Everest Base Camp. Now, we walk north-west and move down to the river at Phakding (2,652 m). Overnight in Phakding.
Day 04: Walk to Namche Bazaar.
Today we will trek to reach Namche Bazaar taking around 5 to 6 hours. We will follow the river prior to climbing the vertical hill to Namche Bazaar. Expectantly, we may get the first views of Everest and Lhotse as we move toward Namche. Namche is the most affluent and largest community in the Khumbu. It is the capital region of the Sherpa inhabitants, a people who very much look like the Tibetans in appearance and culture. Overnight in Namche Bazaar.
Day 05: Rest day at Namche Bazaar.
To be accustomed with the environment, we will have a rest day at Namche Bazaar. We can either relax for the whole day or go around Namche Bazaar to explore Sherpa culture and their way of life. Namche is a vivacious town having numerous shops and more than a few lodges and restaurants. Terrific mountain panorama makes a striking back-drop.
Day 06: Trek 5-6 hrs to Tengboche, 3860m
Today we will trek to Tengboche from Namche Bazaar taking around 5 to 6 hours. And after reaching Tengboche, we will visit the local monastery. You will get to view a prayer rite. Overnight stay at guesthouse in Tengboche.
Day 07: Trek 5-6 hrs to Dingboche, 4400m
On this day, our path moves down all the way through a striking forest, then traverse the Imja River and passes via the village of Pangboche. The way continues through summer meadows where we can see yaks grazing until we arrive at Dingboche at 4400m.. Overnight stay at guesthouse in Dingboche.
Day 08: Dingboche (4300m.) –Acclimatization day
Dingboche is an arresting variety of small pasture encircled by rock walls shielding the crops of barley and potato from the cool winds. Alternatively, you can go around Chhukung. You will observe the amazing view in this valley- Island Peak at the centre of the valley; the ice walls of nameless peaks lay in a chain in the southern end; and the very tall south face of Lhotse to the north will also appear.
Day 09: Trek 5-6 hrs to Lobuche, 4915 m
We keep on walking through the wide vale underneath the striking peaks of Tawache and Chola Tse on the left. We then move right and take a vertical climb to reach at the foot of the Khumbu Glacier and then to Dugla. The path moves crisscross through the rock of the glaciers. At the top of this ascend there are many rock cairns, built as monuments to a lot of Sherpas who have died while mountaineering Mt. Everest. We keep on climbing to reach Lobuche, at 4910 m, from where you will observe the breathtaking Mt. Pumori Peak lying at an elevation of 7220m. Overnight stay at guesthouse in Lobuche.
Day 10: Trek 5-6 hrs to Gorak Shep and back to EBC (Everest Base Camp), 5360 m
Today we will trek to Gorak Shep (5130m from Lobuche to get to Everest Base Camp. After reaching at Everest Base Camp, we can capture this breathtaking moments of witnessing awe-inspiring landscape. After that we will return to Gorak Shep. Overnight stay at guesthouse.
Day 11: Ascent to Kala Pattar 5545 m and descent 5hrs to Pheriche, 4200m
On this day, early in the morning we will go up will which take us to our target peak, Kala Pattar, following via the Khumbu Glacier. From Kala Pattar we will observe the sun rise and enjoy wonderful views of the surrounding peaks. We go down for lunch at Lobuche (4915m) and continue walking downward to Pheriche. Overnight stay at guesthouse.
Day 12: Trek 6-7 hrs to Namche, 3441m
Gradually, we today we will pass through the settlement of Pangboche, the same track we walked for moving to Everest Base Camp. The trail leads downward to a river. After going across the river, we march for about an hour up all the way through the forest and get to Tengboche and proceed to Namche. Overnight at lodge in Namche Bazaar.
Day 13: Trek 7-8 hrs to Lukla
We on the 19th day of our trek retracing our steps back all the way through Tengboche, Namche Bazaar and Phakding to reach Lukla. Overnight in Lukla.
Day 14: Take a flight from Lukla to Kathmandu, Overnight at Hotel
On this day early in the morning; we take a picturesque flight from Lukla for the returning back to Kathmandu. We will transfer you back to our hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 15: Rest day in Kathmandu, Overnight at Hotel
Today we have a day rest in Kathmandu. Optionally, you can stay in the hotel and relax. Or, you can also go around the historical and world heritage sites in Kathmandu that you couldn’t go for on the second day of your trek. Or, you can go around for shopping. Overnight at hotel.
Day 16: Departure for Your Final Destination
You will drive to airport by our representative and take the flight to reach your destination from Kathmandu.
Cost Includes and Excludes
1) All Ground Transportation in Kathmandu.
2) All meals during Trekking.
3) Kathmandu Sightseeing in Different places such as Boudhanath Stupa,Thamel,Swyambhunath Stupa and Pashupatinath Temple.
4) All Potters and Guide for your Trip.
5) All entrance fee and necessary permits.
6) Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu.
7) All Sleeping bag and Down jacket for trek.
1) International Flights from Kathmandu in any Places.
2) Personal assets such as bar bills, beverage, snacks,
battery re-charge, laundry charge, Personal clothing and gears.
3) Drinking water during Trip and all alcoholism drinks.
4) Airport Tax,Nepal entrance visa and Tips for Potter and Guide.
5) Tax in Airport and Nepal entry Visa.
In Gosaikunda 2014 November...
We took two groups to Gosaikunda at December 2014. We sent two guides with each seven and five groups. It was very successful trip of our company as before. Every travelers of Korea and Norway became lot of happy to visit there. Again they will arrive here in same company to visit ghorepeni poonhill trek.
To Everest Base Camp at December 2014
After the route of Langtang, we went to Everest with five German friends. We enjoy a lot with the beautiful view of Everest in very close and the society of Sherpas in Namche Bazzar. It was quite expensive, but also we completed our trip without any difficulties and any problems. Our trip was very enjoyable and ended with lot of happiness and great success.