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Everest Base Camp Short Trek

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Overview

Everest Base Camp Trekking is an epic trekking in Nepal Himalayas that follows the path of Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary. This world renowned trek goes through the Sherpa highlands and leads you over 5000 meters, at the heart of the Khumbu peaks. The incredible views of the Everest region's mountains, flora and fauna along with the Sherpa culture and hospitality makes the trek an outstanding trip.

 

Trek to EBC begins from Lukla, after a short picturesque flight from Kathmandu. The trek leads you through the mesmerizing trail of the Everest, crossing some of the suspension bridges and heading through the Sagarmatha National Park. Namche Bazaar is a bustling town of Sherpa, along with Khumjung. The cultural hot spots in Khumbu reveal how delightful is this region in terms of Tibetan Buddhist culture along with the enchanting Himalayas. Pangbuche and Tengbuche are the places where the ancient monasteries welcome you. The adventure walk to the Everest base camp offers the dramatic snow capped Himalayan views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and other magnificent peaks. Hike to Everest base camp is set from Gorakshep along with the hike to Kalapatthar. The sunrise view over the 8000 meter peaks looks outstanding. The retracing trail is almost downhill that concludes at Lukla and fly back to Kathmandu.

 

Reliance Trekkingoperates Everest Base Camp Trekking with professional guide, cost and itinerary. We recommend March to May and September to November as the best seasons for this trekking. Please, feel free to contact us for more details about the trek.

Itinerary

Day 01- Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1345meters).

Representative ofReliance Trekking will be receiving you at Tribhuvan International airport, Kathmandu and you will be transferred to  the hotel in our private tourist vehicle. Overnight at Hotel. (Breakfast  included)

 

Day 02- Pre-trip Meeting and Kathmandu city sightseeing Tour.

In the morning, we set up a pre-trip meeting with an introduction of the trekking guide. Managing the document to prepare the paperwork for the trekking, then we visit the UNESCO listed world heritage sites of the Kathmandu valley, including Boudhnath Stupa, one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world, the Pashupatinath temple that is situated beside the Bagmati River. Driving back to the hotel, you prepare the trek with packing your belongings. Overnight at hotel. (Breakfast included)

 

Day 03: Fly  from Kathmandu  to Lukla (2800m) and Trek to Phakding (2652m) 

Early in the morning, we take a 35 minutes flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Meeting further crew at Lukla, the trek begins through the Bhaisikharka and passing through the Mani walls, we reach to Phakding.  Overnight at lodge (Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner included).

 

Day 04: Trek from  Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m)

The wonderful breakfast at the lodge fills the energy to climb up through the steep hillside trail. First the trek crosses some of the suspension bridges and the Sagarmatha National Park begins. Then it is a steep uphill climb to the bustling town of The Sherpa people. During the trek, you can explore the Everest Himalayan wonders from the trail. Overnight at lodge.   

 

Day 05: Visit around Namche Bazaar Rest of day

During the altitude adaptation day, instead of going towards the high altitude, hike around the Namche Bazaar and khumjung. Exploration of the glittering Everest scenery along with the crowded setting of the market place is a nice walk around. Everest, Lhotse, Amadablam, Tawache looks cool during the hike. Overnight at lodge.

 

Day 05: Trek from NamcheBazar  to Tengboche (3800m)

The journey towards the alpine altitude begins after the breakfast. First, we climb towards the hill ridge and walk through the gentle trail. It goes up through the right flank of the Dudh Koshi River and heads towards the Tengbuvhe monastery. It is a wonderful part of the Khumbu with the spiritual scenery of the Tibetan Buddhism. 5-6 hours walk. Overnight at lodge. (Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner included).

 

Day 06: Trek from Tengboche  to Dingboche (4410m)

From Tengbuche, we take a walk descending through the forest to the Imja Khola and the village of Pangbuche. Then, take a route towards Dingbuche enjoying the mind blowing scenery of the Ama Dablam and its surrounding peaks. Dingboche is also known as the 'summer valley'. 7 hours walk.  Overnight at the lodge. (Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner included).

 

Day 07: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4910m)

After the breakfast at Dingbuche, we trek along a broad valley floor to Dughla, passing the Trekkers Aid Post at Pheriche (4240 m). At the center, volunteers from different countries staffed for the Himalayan rescue operation mission and the quick treatment. Heading through the pasture land, we reach to Lobuche. 6 hours walk. Overnight at lodge. (Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner Included)

 

Day 08: Trek  from Lobuche to Gorekshep (5140m) Everst B C (5364m) Gorekshep

It’s a wonderful and equally challenging day to gain the height of Mt. Everest base camp from Lobuche. The best view of Khumbu glacier assists us in the beginning and reaching Gorakshep, have a lunch. Then, we proceed towards the Everest base camp. This can be exhausting walk, but the experience is far better than the tiredness. Then trek down to Gorakshep for the rest. Overnight at lodge. 7- 8 hours, overnight at Lodge, (Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner Included)

 

Day 09: Hiking to Kalapattar (5550m) – Gorekshep to  Pheriche (4210m).

Kalapatthar is one of the best viewpoints for the close mountain overlook. It is located at 5555 meters altitude and the dramatic sunrise view over the towering peaks are breathtaking. Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Nuptse and several other dramatic peaks can be explored. We then trek back to Gorekshep, for breakfast and then descend to Pheriche. 7-8 hours walk, overnight at Lodge. (Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner Included)

 

Day 10: Trek from Pheriche to Phortse Tanga (3680m).

Its time to walk down after the breakfast at Pheriche. On the way, we get a chance to explore the wild animals like mountain goats, musk deer and many species of Himalayan birds. The Tibetan Buddhist monasteries around Pangboche and Phortse are pretty much antique that dates back to the 16th century. 6 hours walk, overnight at Lodge, (Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner Included)

 

Day 11: Trek from Phortse Tanga to Monjo(2835) VIA Khumjung village(3780m)

After the breakfast at Phortse Tenga, we begin to hike down to the Monjo village via Khumjung. First we hike up to the hill ridge and get the astounding Himalayan panorama then head towards the Namche Bazaar. Hiking down from there through the steep downhill trail, we exit from the Sgarmatha National Park and reach to Monju. 8 hours, overnight at Lodge, (Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner Included)

 

Day 12: Trek from Monjo to Lukla(2810m)

The last day of the foot hill excursion in the Everest region, we begin to trek from Manju after having a breakfast. During the trekking trails gradually descend along the bank of Dudh Koshi River. After crossing the suspension bridges, pass Phakding and walk gradually towards Lukla and check in to the hotel. 7 hours, overnight at Lodge. (Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner Included)

 

Day 13: Fly back from Lukla to Kathmandu

A short and picturesque flight from Lukla to Kathmandu concludes your trip in Everest and transfer you to the hotel. Overnight at Hotel( breakfast included).

 

Day 14: Departure day your Destination

On this day, our representative drops you at the airport for the final departure. Thank you very much for trekking with us. See you again.

Includes / Excludes

  Cost Included

 

*Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle . 

*Accommodation in 2 star category Hotel in Kathmandu 3 Nights on BB basis as per the    itinerary.

*City tour in Kathmandu with guide by private Vehicle.

*Necessary permits for trek & climbing.

*Flight From Kathmandu to Lukla & return from Lukla to  Kathmandu.

*Accommodation in guest houses during the trek.

*(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) per day during the trek Drinks- (3 cups of Tea & Coffiee per day during the trek).

*Fresh fruits after dinner.

*Qualified and experienced guide and porter services.(We will provide 1 porter for 2  trekkers and the maximum weight carried by porter is below 25 Kg in total).

*Transportation, accommodation, meal allowance, equipment and insurance for trekking staffs.

*All the official paper work and all the applicable government taxes.

 

Cost does not include

 

* Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.

* Drinks (mineral water, any cold drinks, and alcoholic drinks).

* Your travel insurance.

* Your equipment for trekking and climbing

* Expenses of personal nature such as tips for guide, porter and driver, laundry, bar bill, telephone calls etc. 

*International airfare and departure airport tax 

* Liability for expenses against sickness, flight cancellation, road blockage, accidents and other occurrence beyond our control

*Monuments fees while sightseeing in Kathmandu & other places.

*Any other cost not mention above in cost includes.

* Sleeping bag and down jacket,medicine if necessary. 

* Your Nepal Visa Fee

 

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Duration 14 Days

Grade Hard

Max-Altitude 5545

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Country Nepal

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Tel: 977 01 4427245

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