Mount Everest (8848m), the highest peak of the world has always been a feature for appealing large number of tourist every year. An attempt to reach at the base of the top peak in the world will no doubt offer elating and fantastic experiences. Everest Base Camp trek, the most breathtaking mountain trail will in fact take us to the world famous Sherpa settlement. Plus, you will see the culture of bright prayer flags, the appealing Namche Bazaar, pass by the Sagarmatha National Park. Also, the most appealing part of the trek is reaching the highest view point-Kala Pattar lying at 5550m.
Everest Base Camp trek will begin with an exciting mountain flight to the Tenzing-Hillary airport at Lukla. You will then pass through the appealing Sherpa community Phakding, Namche bazaar. Our path continues to make way up all the way passing through Tengboche, Pheriche, then to Gorakshep and to end with reach Mt. Everest base camp. Subsequently, we will climb to Kalapattar meaning in Nepali black rock which is the incredible view spot and the keep on walking to descend to Lukla and take a scenic flight back to Kathmandu
Boundless Himalaya Trekking and Expeditions is self-assured to put forward Everest Base Camp along with the incomparable service. Without doubt, Everest Base Camp climb is intended to everyone from proficient climber to an inexpert adventure enthusiast. You will be stunned with the superb vistas of Nuptse, Makalu, Lhotse, Cho Oyu and numerous other snow-topped peaks of Everest area.
What's included ?
- Accommodation in Kathmandu on bed and breakfast basis as per the itinerary
- City tour in Kathmandu with guide by private car
- Entry fees when sightseeing in Kathmandu
- National Park Trekking/Entry Permit
- Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) registration fee
- Round trip / internal flights / overland transport / if needed / as per the itinerary
- Accommodation in guest houses/lodges during the trek
- Three meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) a day during the trek
- Qualified and experienced trekking guide and porter services
- Transportation, accommodation, meal allowance, equipment and insurance for trekking staff
- All the official paper work and all the applicable government taxes
- Airport transfers for internal flights
- Sleeping bag, down jacket and rucksack if required
- Airport pick-up on arrival and drop-off on departure
What's not included ?
- Meals other than breakfast when staying in hotels
- Personal expenses and bar bills
- Clients’ travel insurance
- Tips and gratuities
Day to Day Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival in KathmanduArrival and pick up form airport /transfer hotel / Introduction with guides etc /briefing about the trip / overnight hotel
Day 02: Kathmandu – Lukla (40 min flight) – Phakding; 3-4 hour trek (Trekking times only; stops not included)An early morning flight to Lukla (2,800m/9,186ft) / final preparations / trekking starts / Lukla /Chaurikharka village / descent towards the Dudhkosi Ghat (2,530m/8,300ft) / trail follows the bank of the Dudhksi River until Phakding (2,652m/8,700ft) / overnight Phakding
Day 03: Phakding-Namche Bazaar: 5-6 hour trekkingThe trail crosses Dudhkoshi River / long suspension bridge / along the river to Hilary’s Suspension Bridge / trail climbs further from here to Namche Bazaar. overnight at Namche bazaar
Day 04: Namche Bazaar: Rest dayRest day taken for the acclimatization / day hike to Thame / or visit Khunde or relaxing and exploring Namche Bazaar / overnight Namche bazaar
Day 05: Namche Bazaar- Tyangboche: 6-7 hour trekkingStart /climbing to Shyangboche airstrip / Just above the airstrip is the Everest View Hotel,a Japanese scheme to build a deluxe hotel /great mountain views. trail descends slightly to Dudhkoshi 3250m / steep ascent to the famous Tengboche Gompa / stunning background of Ama Dablam, Mt. Everest and other peaks. overnight at Tyangboche.
Day 06: Tengboche-Dingboche: 5-6 hourSlight descent early today /lush forest / gradual climb up to the valleys highest year round settlement of Pangboche (3,860m/12,664ft). Continue ascending in the afternoon / alpine meadows and yak herds / eventually reaching Dingboche. overnight at Dingboche.
Day 07: Dingboche-Lobuche: 5-6 hourToday is a climb to Duglha (4,620m/15,158ft) / stunning views of Tawachee and Cholatse (6440m / trail goes up to Khumbu Glacier for an hour then left into the memorial area before reaching the village of Lobuche (4,930m/12,894ft) / By this stage effects of the altitude will be kicking in and you can expect colder nights. overnight at Lobuche
Day 08: Lubuche-Everest Base Camp – Gorakhshep 5-6 hourThe trail continues climb to Gorak Shep / then to the Everest Base Camp (5,357m/17,575ft) / rocky and glacial trails where climbers gather for summiting Everest/ trek back /overnight Gorak Shep (5,160m/16,929ft).
Day 09: Gorak Shep-Kalapatthar- Lubuche: 5-6 hourEarly morning hike to Kalapatthar/takes a couple of hours to walk up to the famous viewing point of Kalapatthar (Black Rock) 5,545m/18,192ft; small peak / best views of Mt. Everest, Pumori and Ama Dablam without climbing / return to Lobuje (4930m/12894ft)/overnight at Lobuche
Day 10: Lubuche-Pangboche: 5-6 hourRetrace halfway back / lunch at Pheriche / trek ends at Pangboche (3,860m/12,664ft) / bank of Imja Khola. overnight at Pangboche
Day 11: Pangboche- Namche Bazaar: 5-6 hourRetrace / same way back / stopping at Tengboche. During the November-December full moon the colorful Mani Rimdu festival is held here with much singing and dancing / overnight at Namche Bazaar (3,400m/11,286ft).
Day 12: Namche Bazaar- Lukla: 5-6 hourToday the trail steeply descends to the Hillary Suspension Bridge and then continues on an easy natural trail. And finally today the trail will lead you back to Lukla (2,800m/9,186ft). On arrival in Lukla you will have time to relax, stretch those sore legs and celebrate the completion of your trek. Overnight at Lukla.
Day 13: Lukla- KathmanduEarly morning flight to Kathmandu / received from domestic airport / transfer to your hotel / rest of day leisure/ or sightseeing Kathmandu
Day 14:Transfer to airport for flight to onward destination