Dates 8 Mar '17 to 21 Mar '17
Flexible? Yeah, sure
Est. Cost 1,050 - 1,399 USD (USD United States Dollars)
Type Tour Participants Wanted
Name Everest Base Camp Trek - 13 Nights / 14 Days
Mode of Trekking: Tea house
Trekking Grade: Hard.
Best Season: March/ Apr/ May/ Sep/ Oct/ Nov/Dec.
Trek duration: 12 days.
Trip duration: 17 days
Maximum altitude gain: 5310m Everest Base Camp
Trip Highlight: Khumbu’s landscape, glaciers and ice fall views from Everest base camp. Sherpa’s settlements, culture and religon,Tengboche monastery. Wild animals-musk deer,himalayan thar, National’s bird-Phasant and National’s flower Rhodendron.
ITINERARY - 16 Nights/ 17 Days
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
After you arrive in Tribhuvan international airport in Kathmandu you meet our representative. They transfer you to your hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu valley sightseeing
Today you visit different historical and cultural sites of the Kathmandu valley with our guide. In the morning after having breakfast you go visit Buddhist and Hindu temples Boudhanath, Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, which reflect the local culture and tradition of Nepalese society. Then in the afternoon you visit Kathmandu Durbar square and Patan durbar square. In the evening you will return to the Hotel.
Day 03: Kathmandu to Lukla to Phakding
In the morning, participants will take a spectacular 40-minute flight from Kathmandu to Lukla - perched at 9400ft (2865m) in the Khumbu region of Eastern Nepal - providing unforgettable views of the terraced landscape and river valleys below, as well as up-close perspectives of some of the world’s highest mountains followed by a trip to Phakding (8700ft, 2650m). After an easy afternoon’s scenic walk, camp in Phakding.
Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (Elevation: 3446m)
Walking through the magnificent forest of rhododendron, ending your nature-filled journey at Namche Bazaar (7 hrs from Phakding). While passing this long and often-steep passage, experience both the serenity and scenery of blue pine forests, firs, and junipers - all serving as the foreground to the beautiful backsplash that is Mount Everest.
Day 05: Acclimatization Day in Namche Bazaar:
Enjoy the beauty of Namche’s quaint village as well as the friendliness and hospitality of its local Sherpa people. Visit the local museum containing exhibits displaying the area’s native flora and fauna as well as the history of the Mount Everest region.
Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3867m):
Begin their trek with awe-inspiring, unforgettable views of Mount Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Cholatse, Kantaiga, Ama Dablam and Thamserku. This stretch of the trek (approximately three hours) is quite an easy walk from Namche to Phunki, followed by a three-hour ascent towards Tengboche.
Day 07: Tengboche to Pheriche (4252m): A short day’s journey towards Pheriche consists of a trek through forests filled with of a variety of lush trees birch, conifers and rhododendron. This picturesque trail dips down to Devuche, crossing the Imja River before climbing up to Pheriche.
Day 08: Acclimatization Day in Pheriche:
Acclimatize for trekking. Follow the invaluable suggestions/advice of guides while taking short journeys to Dingboche and Chhukung while simultaneously experiencing the various but beautiful views of Himalayas.
Day 09: Pheriche to Lobuje (4930m):
Continuation of ascent, climbing up to the terminal debris of Khumbu Glacier - crossing the row of stone monuments: established in the memory of six Sherpas who perished as the result of an avalanche at Lobuje.
Day 10: Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5160m) :
Kala Patthar (5545m) While enduring a climb of approximately two (2) hours and arriving at Gorak Shep, trekkers are treated to yet another beautiful view of Mt. Everest and Pumori - reaching Kala Patthar (within two hours of trekking). Once observing one of the most up-close and formidable views of Mt. Everest from Kala Patthar, trekkers return back to Gorak Shep for an overnight stay.
Day 11: Gorak Shep to Lobuje :
Walk along the Khumbu Glacier and up to the Everest Base Camp (5380m) - the closest destination reachable without proper mountain-climbing equipment. Here, participants can enjoy the spectacular view of the Khumbu Icefall from the world-renowned Mount Everest Base Camp prior to descending to Lobuche for the evening.
Day 12: Lobuje to Dingboche (4110m)
A gentle, view-filled descent.
Day 13: Dingboche to Namche Bazaar:
Further return-descent to Namche Bazaar - once again traversing the beautiful, prismatic forests of blue pine and rhododendron.
Day 14: Namche Bazaar to Phakding:
Easy walk down Phakding an easy day with short walking down.
Day 15: Phakding to Lukla:
An easy walk down to Lulka for the final night’s stay in the Khumbu region -participants can explore Lukla, a rapidly changing portion of the Himalayas.
Day 16: Lukla to Kathmandu: fly back.
Day 17: Departure to Airport to back Home
Everest Base Camp Trek - 13 Nights / 14 Days
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