The trek to Everest Base Camp requires a steady pace and enough acclimatization that is our focus. Since Sir Edmund Hilary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa first successfully climbed the mountain (8848m) on May 29th, 1953, many adventure-seeking tourists follow the trail. Everest base camp trek is suitable for any and every age group as there are different routes and travel styles to choose from. Though the trek starts from Jiri, nowadays it is easier to start from Lukla and end in Lukla.
After trekking through the panoramic villages and being familiar with the Sherpa. The way of life and passing the Dudh Koshi River and the trek also provides with some resting periods to get used to the climate. The Everest Base Camp Trekking is a kind of preparation before actually ascending the Mt. Everest as it involves going through extreme weather conditions and similar challenges. Like any other Everest related trek, you take a flight to Lukla after a day rest and sightseeing in Kathmandu. Since flights depend on weather conditions, helicopters are available for luxury seeking trekkers.
Major Highlights of Everest Base Camp Trekking
The major highlight of the Everest Base Camp Trekking starts from Namche Bazaar, the trekkersâ€™ junction point; where there are hubs to see, eat and shop. From there, a monastery also called Dawa Choling Gompa, at Tengboche, Khumjung (3867m). Which welcomes you to get familiar with monks daily routine and their culture. Places like Dingboche, Lobuche and Gorekshep are also worth visiting because of the hospitable service that the villagers provide.
When you reach Everest Base Camp, the place Kalapathhar awaits with astounding scenes of snowy peaks of Khumbu Glacier, Nuptse and the south-west face of Everest itself. The view looks better in the winter season or just after the summer ends.
Day 1: Arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu (1300m/4264ft)
Day 2: Fly to Lukla from Kathmandu and trek to Phakding (2651m/8700ft) 8km, 3 hrs trek
Day 3: Phakding to Namche (3440m/11280ft) 11km, 6-7 hrs
Day 4: Namche Acclimatization day or exploration day
Day 5: Namche to Tengboche (3870m/12694ft) 10km, 5-6 hrs
Day 6: Tengboche to Dingboche (4360m/14300ft) 9km, 5-6 hrs
Day 7: Dingboche 2nd acclimatization day
Day 8: Dingboche to Lobuche (4940m/16207ft) 7km, 5-6 hrs
Day 9: Lobuche to Gorakshep (5170m/11280ft) and EBC (5364m/17549ft) 13km, 7-8hrs
Day 10: Gorakshep to Kalapather (5545m/16961ft) and Pheriche (4288m/14070ft) 16 km, 7-8 hrs
Day 11: Pheriche to Namche (3440m/11280ft) 20km, 7-8hrs
Day 12: Namche to Lukla (2800m/9186ft) 19km, 7-8 hrs
Day 13: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu 32 minutes
Day 14: Full Day Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing
Day 15: Departure day to your country
Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
Bed and Breakfast in three-star category hotel in Kathmandu
Room in best available lodge and all meal (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during trekking
All ground transportation in private vehicle as per itinerary
Flight tickets from Kathmandu â€" Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu
Kathmandu valley guided sightseeing
All entrance fees during sightseeing and trekking
An experienced English or other Language speaking guide and one assistance guide for more than 5 trekkers
One porter for two trekkers
Guide, porter and other necessary staff salaries, insurance, accommodation and food, and airfares if necessary
Duffel bag, t-shirt, achievement certificate and trekking map are free services from the company.
All necessary Permit and TIMS
First Aid Medical Kit or necessary normal medicine
Seasonal fruits during trek
All applicable government and local taxes
Nepalese visa fee
Excess weight of luggage charge(s) in flight (Kathmandu â€" Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu)
Extra hotel accommodation, Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu because of an early arrival in Nepal or late departure from Nepal, early return from the mountain because of any reason than the scheduled itinerary.
International airfares/Land transportation
Travel and rescue insurance for trekkers only
Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, soft or hard beverages, recharge the battery, bottled/boiled water, extra porters, hot shower, pot of tea etc.) during trekking
Tips and gratuities for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s), tipping is not mandatory but highly expected
|Peregrine Treks & Expeditions Pvt. Ltd.|
Ropeway Sadak, Nepal
|Peregrine Treks and Expedition Pvt Ltd|
Ropeway Sadak, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal