TREKKING TO EVEREST BASE CAMP


Everest Base Camp trekking is a lifetime dream for many western travelers. To stand at the foot of the world’s tallest mountain, Mt. Everest and see high up is many people’s dream. Trekking to Everest Base Camp is the perfect opportunity to explore the lifestyle of the Himalayan people, their religion, customs and traditional way of life. Comparatively, Everest Base Camp trekking is more challenging than the Annapurna Circuit due to difficulty with altitude. On day 2 on the Everest Base Camp trek, you reach at 3420 meters in Namche Bazaar. On the Annapurna Circuit, you do not gain this much altitude until Day 6. Each day the trail involves a substantial amount of scrambling up and down on Everest Base Camp trek whereas the Annapurna Circuit trekking has far more gentle, flat stretches that don’t leave you heaving for breath. On the Everest Base Camp trek, you have to come down following the exact route that you climbed up before. On the Annapurna Circuit, you never have to repeat any step that you have taken at the beginning. If you are really looking for challenging trek and close-up mountain views, then Everest Base Camp might be your choice.
 The trek to Everest Base Camp begins after an exploration of the local temples, shrines and bazaars and restaurants in Kathmandu followed by a flight to Lukla within the mountains and continue to walk uphill through the Dudh Kosi Valley. While on the trek, you will enjoy the views of awe- inspiring peaks of Thamserku, Kusum Kanguru and Ama Dablam in the far distance. Along the trail, you encounter unique flora and fauna, friendly Sherpa people, yaks, colorful festivals and Buddhist monasteries. Blooming of different flowers like rhododendron, magnolias, blue pine, Chir pine, juniper, and hemlock make the Everest Base Camp trek more delightful for nature lovers. At Namche Bazaar we take a rest to assist in better acclimatization and for further exploration of the surrounding and continue the trek further. The close-up view of Everest and other mountain peaks from Kala Patthar is the most exciting and memorable one. The dry seasons of autumn- October/November and spring – March/April are the best time to do Everest Base Camp trek as you get a glimpse of Everest distinctly from all directions.
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Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu & transfer to Hotel (1,300m/4265ft)
Day 02: Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2,800m/9186ft) and trek to Phakding (2,651m/8697ft)
Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazar (3440m/11286ft)
Day 05: Namche bazaar acclimatization day and hike to Syangbuche (3,780m12401ft) for the view of Everest/Amadablam/Makalu/Lhotse, Nuptse and other Peaks.
Day 06: Namche to Dibuche (3,820m12532ft)
Day 07: Dibuche to Dingbuche (4,410m/14468ft)
Day 08: Dingbuche to Lobuche (4,910m/16108ft)
Day 09: Lobuche to EBC (5,360m/17585ft) then back to GorakShep (5,170m/16961ft)
Day 10: Hike up to Kalapattar (5,545m/18192ft) trek back to Pheriche (4250m/13943ft)
Day 11: Pheriche to NamcheBazar (3,440m/11286ft)
Day 12: Trek to Lukla (2,800m/9186ft)
Day 13: Fly back to Kathmandu (1,300m/4265ft)
Day 14: Consistency day at Lukla in case of  late arrival from trekking or for emergency
Day 15: Departure
1: Pick up & Drop to and from Airport by private Car/Bus
2: 3 nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with Breakfast
3: Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu by private Car/Van/Bus
4: Both way air ticket (KTM-LUKLA-KTM) for the Member  & Guide including Airport tax
5: TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System)
6: Sagarmatha (Everest) National park fee
7: Fresh Meals on full board ( Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner) with Hot drinks and Tea/ Coffee
8: An English Speaking Local Expert Trekking Guide, Assistant Guide & Porters
9: All applicable government taxes/ service charges
10: Staff daily wages, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food accommodation
11: Pioneer Adventure trekking bag, T-shirt or cap, & trekking Map
12: First aid medical kits for the group and staff
13: Farewell dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with Cultural program  in Kathmandu
1: Nepal entry visa fee $...
2: International airfare
3: Entrance fee for sightseeing/ monument visit as per the itinerary
4: Lunch and Dinner during your stay in Kathmandu (except farewell dinner)
5: Personal expenses: phone call, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, mineral water & hot shower
6: Rescues, repatriation, medicines, medical tests and hospitalization expenses
7: Clothing packing items or bags, personal medical kit
8: Any additional staff other than specified
Trip Dates Group Size Available Space Book Now
September 15, 2018 2/16 PAX 6 seats available

 

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