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Everest Base Camp

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One of the classic treks in Nepal, Everest Base Camp / Kalapatthar is most commonly visited as a two-week trek starting and completing at Lukla. It is one among the most popular destinations for the mountain lovers.This trek is designed to fulfill the dream of many people to experience the historic route to the base of the world's highest mountain. Our carefully devised itinerary with a number of rest days offers an exceptional way to acclimatise safely.A slow ascent through wonderful Sherpa villages allows us time to enjoy the scenery, wildlife and visit a number of monasteries. Our trek culminates with a fine opportunity to trek to both Everest Base Camp and the nearby peak of Kala Pattar (5545m) for spectacular views of Mount Everest. This Trek offers you great opportunity to have unique experience. Solukhumbu, the heartland of the Everest Region and an integral part of the Himalayan mystique, thus provides a welcome destination for these adventurers. Throughout this Everest region trek trekkers are overwhelmed with views of unbelievable peaks, Buddhist monasteries, and friendly Sherpa villages.

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu. Trip briefing and welcome dinner with cultural dance.

Day 02 : Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley, overnight at hotel
Today, you will visit the cultural and historical sights in Kathmandu valley including Swoyambhunath, which is said to be over 2,000 years old and one of the world's most fabulous Buddhists Stupas.

Day 03 : Fly to Lukla (2800meters) and start trek to Phakding (2610meters).
Transfer to airport to connect 30-minutes flight to Lukla. The trek begins gently up by the river side, along excellent paved footpaths, passing a multitude of teahouses and scattered green conifers. Phakding at 2,610meters, is a pretty village comprising approximately 30 houses. It is roughly a 3-hour walk from Lukla and is located at both sides of Dudh Koshi River. 

Day 04 : Trek to Namche Bazaar ( 3440meters), overnight at guest house.
The day will begin with the gentle walk to Monjo, another beautiful Sherpa settlement of the trek; official entry into the Sagarmatha National Park where you will have to show your permits (SNP entry permit and TIMS card)at the office in Monjo. The walk to Namche Bazaar involves a tough uphill climb of about 590m, taking approximately 5-hours, however, halfway up the hill you will be able to see Everest and Lhotse for the first time. As you approach the town of Namche Bazaar, the peaks of Thamserku (6, 648) and Kwangde (6,224m) are visible to the East and to the West, the sacred mountain Khumbila (5,707m).

As gateway to the Khumbu region, Namche Bazaar, at an altitude of 3440meters, is famous for its many bakeries and local market (haat bazzar) which takes place each Saturday. Built on a steep mountain bowl with excellent views of high Himalaya on either side, the town has restaurants, shops, banks and currency exchange. Remarkably, for such a remote location, there are also availability of cyber cafes and pool halls.

Day 05 : Rest at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization-time to explore.
It is important to walk to higher altitudes while you stay two Day in Namche bazaar. There are options here to trek to Khumjung where you can visit the local school and hospital or to Thame village of Sherpa Everest expediters and of the great Everest Sherpa Tenzing Norgay or to airstrip at Shyanboche (3720m), above the airstrip is the Everest view hotel, which was set up by the Japanese to bring affluent tourists into the region for a prime view of Everest. The scheme was brought down by the fact the hotel was at nearly 4000m and many suffer form altitude sickness.

Day 06 : Trek to Tyangboche, overnight at guest house
The day begins with a slightly climb up about 10-minutes and descend back to the Dudh Koshi at 3550m before ascending to Tyangboche at 3870meters. The views of Everest, Thamserku, Amadablam and the valley are mind blowing. At an altitude of 3870meters; Tyangboche is a charming spot built around the main Tibetan monastery in the region where you can enter and listen to the monks chanting their mantras. The view of Lhotse, Everest and Amadablam are unforgettable.

Day 07 : Trek to Dingboche (4360meters), overnight at guesthouse
Your journey will pass through wooded forests and along the Imja Khola valley. The views will become more impressive as the high Himalaya begin to surround you. You will contour gradually to Pangboche, an interesting gompa site above the main village, this is the oldest monastery in the region and apparently dates from the introduction of Buddhism to Khumbu. You will then climb up to Dingboche at 4360meters. The views of Amadablam and Island Peak are breathtaking.

Day 08 : Rest at Dingboche (day hike to Chhukung), overnight at guesthouse
Today, we will have another day of acclimatization. You will head to another beautiful part of the Khumbu region, Chhukung offer you a magnificent views of the Mt. Makalu, Island Peak, Peak 38 etc.

Day 09 : Trek to Lobuche (4950meters), overnight at guest house
The valley now becomes barren of vegetation as you walk up towards Lobuche, but your attention will be firmly on the snow-capped peaks, which soar above you. The path joins the trail below Thugla and gives beautiful views of Cholatse (6442.) across the valley. The path can become quite rocky in places and it is important to watch your step. After another steep ascent, Tawache and Nuptse are particularly spectacular form Lobuche, towering almost 2 kilometers directly overhead.

Day 10 : Trek to Everest Base Camp (5400meters) and back to Gorakhshep (5160meters). Overnight guesthouse.
Today, the walk towards Everest is along the Khumbu Glacier. You will reach the small village of Gorakhshep, where you will be able to have lunch. After having your lunch the trail will lead you to the Mt. Everest base camp at an altitude of 5400meters. Everest base camp gives you an unforgettable view of Khubutse, Mt. Pumori, Changtse and Khumbu ice fall instead of Mt. Everest.

Day 11 : Trek to Kalapatthar (5545meters) and back to Lobuche, overnight at guest house
The ascent of Kalapatthar or 'Black Rock' will offer the best views of Everest. At the top you will see a 360-degree view of some of the highest peaks in the world including Mt. Pumori (7169m), Mt. Everest (8848m) and Lhotse (8516m), the Tibetan peak Changtse, Nuptse (7861m) and countless other smaller peaks. You will then descend and return to Lobuche and retrace your steps to Lukla.

Day 12 : Trek to Tyangboche, overnight at guest house
You will now follow your footsteps back to Lukla, the walk to Tyangboche will offer spectacular views of Amadablam.

Day 13 : Trek to Namche Bazaar, overnight at guest house

Day 14 : Trek to Lukla, overnight at guest house

Day 15 : Fly back to Kathmandu, transfer to hotel

Day 16 : Free day at Kathmandu, overnight at hotel

Day 17 : Transfer to airport, departure on your own destination