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, 3 star category hotel, on bed and breakfast basis as per the itinerary
- City tour in Kathmandu with guide by private vehicle
- Entry fees when sightseeing in Kathmandu
- National Park Trekking/Entry Permit
- Local Village Development Committe Area fee
- Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) registration fee
- First aid kit for comprehensive medical supplies
- Round trip / internal flights ( Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu) / overland transport if needed as per the itinerary
- Accommodation in teahouse/lodges during the trek
- Three meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) a day during the trek and seasonal fresh fruit after every dinner
- Qualified and experienced trekking guide and porter services
- Transportation, accommodation, meal allowance, equipment and insurance for trekking staffs
- All the official paper work and all the applicable government taxes
- Airport transfers for internal flights
- Sleeping bag, down jacket, rucksack, duffle bag, trekking poles if required
- Farewell Dinner with typical local cultural program
- Airport pick-up on arrival and drop-off on departure
What's not included ?
- Meals other than breakfast when staying in Kathmandu
- Personal expenses and bar bills
- Clients’ travel insurance
- Tips and gratuities
Day to Day Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival in KathmanduArrival day / accord warm welcome / pick up from airport / transfer hotel / tour briefing
Day 02: Sightseeing in KathmanduSightseeing in Kathmandu of historical sites of attractions temple, monuments, stupa, UNESCO world heritage sites, etc. and preparation for the trekking
Day 03: Kathmandu – Lukla (40 min flight) – Phakding; 3-4 hours trekEarly morning flight to Lukla (2,800m/9,186ft) / trek starts / pass Chaurikharka village / make a descent towards the Dudhkosi Ghat (2,530m/8,300ft) / the trail follows the bank of the Dudhkosi River until Phakding (2,652m/8,700ft) / overnight.
Day 04 : Phakding-Namche Bazaar: 5-6 hoursTrail crosses Dudhkoshi River over a long suspension bridge / then leads you along the river to Hilary’s Suspension Bridge / trail climbs further to Namche Bazaar / overnight
Day 05 : Namche Bazaar: Rest dayRest day taken for the acclimatization / day hikes / Thame and Khunde possible / overnight
Day 06 : Namche Bazaar- Tyangboche: 6-7 hoursClimb up to the Shyangboche airstrip / just above the airstrip is the Everest View Hotel / a Japanese scheme to build / deluxe hotel with great views of of the Himalayas / trail descends slightly to Dudhkoshi at 3250m / steep ascent toTengboche Gompa / stunning background of Ama Dablam, Mt. Everest and other peaks / overnight
Day 07 : Tengboche-Dingboche: 5-6 hoursslight descent early through lush forest / gradual climb up to the valleys highest year round settlement of Pangboche (3,860m/12,664ft) / continue ascending in the afternoon through alpine meadows and yak herds / eventually reaching Dingboche / overnight
Day 08 : Dingboche: Rest DayThe second rest day is taken for the acclimatization at Dingboche / side-trips planned from Dingboche, or you can rest. The side trip winds up the valley to Chhukung for sensational views / overnight
Day 09 : Dingboche-Lobuche: 5-6 hoursToday 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 the effects of the altitude will be kicking in and you can expect colder nights / overnight
Day 10 : Lobuche – Everest Base Camp – Gorakhshep 7-8 hoursThe 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 11 : Gorak Shep-Kalapatthar- Lobuche: 5-6 hoursEarly 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 12 : Lobuche-Pangboche: 5-6 hoursThe trek retraces halfway back / lunch at Pheriche / up trek ends at Pangboche (3,860m/12,664ft) / on the bank of Imja Khola.
Day 13 : Pangboche- Namche Bazaar: 5-6 hoursTrail retraces backc / stopping at Tengboche / during the November-December full moon / colorful Mani Rimdu festival held here / much singing and dancing / overnight in Namche Bazaar (3,400m/11,286ft).
Day 14 : Namche Bazaar- Phakding: 5-6 hoursToday the trail steeply descends to the Hillary Suspension Bridge / continues on an easy natural trail / back to Lukla (2,800m/9,186ft)/ relax at leisure
Day 15 : Lukla- KathmanduEarly morning scenic flight to Kathmandu / pick up / transfer hotel
Day 16 : Departure DayTransfer to airport / fly to your next destination with beautiful memory back home