Length of trip: 14 days
Grade: Moderate, occasionally strenuous
Highest Alt: 5545m
Type of trek: Tea house
Everest Base Camp trek is the lifetime adventure trip in Nepal. It begins with an "exciting" flight to Lukla at 2800m and passes through the picturesque Sherpa village of Namche Bazaar to Gorakshep culminating in the "ascent" of Kala Pattar (5500m) from where you canenjoy classic views of Everest and Ama Dablam, Lhotse and many other peaks. Most of the trek is spent above 3000m in the Khumbu and Imja valleys, whose skylines are dominated by the massive peaks of the Eastern Himalayas. This is a moderate trek & there will be plenty of time to enjoy the culture of the Sherpas, visit ancient monasteries and learn how Lamaistic Buddhism influences Sherpa life. Stop at any of the numerous teahouses, sip a glass of sweetened tea or Chang (millet beer) and get a taste of the uniquehospitality uniqueof the Sherpas.
Normally you will walk about 5-6 hrs a day. You will have plenty of time to stop for refreshments. Our guide will be there to assist you every step of the way during your trek. Your meals will be provided in teahouses according to your choice. Your guide will take your order from the menu and check in the kitchen that everything is fresh and well cooked. For accommodation you will be provided with a double room. Your guide will also act as your interpreter and be able explain about our culture and traditions and any other queries you may have. Our guides are well versed in English and their main duty is to help you in any way at all times. Our porter will be well equipped and insured. We want to you to feel safe and taken care of so that your trek is as enjoyable as possible.
Tourist Visa for visiting Nepal for 30 days can be obtained from the Nepalese Embassy in your country or from the Immigration Counter at Nepal Entry Points (like Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu) on payment of US $ 40.00 (you will also need a passport size photograph).
i/ Good and comfortable trekking boots that are well worn in.
ii/ Warm socks for evening as well as light trekking socks for walking.
iii/ Warm clothes for the morning and evening.
iv/ Toiletries and medical kit.
v/ Couple of T-shirts and light trousers/shorts for the day.
vi/ Sun hat and warm hat
vii/ Sandals for evening.
ix/ Flash light or head torch.
x/ Swimming costumes
xi/ Suntan lotion
xii/ Small towel
xiii/ Warm sleeping bag
Having decided on your trek, 30% of the total Trek fee should be sent in advance. Details will be provided as to how you can do that.
Final payment can be made on your arrival with US $travellers cheques, US$ cash or Visa/Mastercard credit card ( note: paying by credit card incurs a 4% bank charge in Nepal).
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu airport and transfer to hotel by our representative from TIA.
Day 02: An early morning 30 minutes flight to Lukla from Kathmandu and then trek to Phakding (2610mtrs/8563ft) that takes 3 -4 hours and overnight at guest house/ lodge/camp
Day 03: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11286ft) that takes 5 -6 hours and overnight at guest house/ lodge/camp.
Day 04: Rest day at Namche Bazaar. This day is for acclimatization. We visit around the Bazaar and experience local people.
Day 05: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3860m/12664ft) that takes 5-6 hours walking, overnight at lodge/guest house/camp.
Day 06: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4410m/14468ft) that takes 5-6 hours walking, overnight at lodge/guest house/camp.
Day 07: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4910m/16108ft) that takes 5 -6 hours walking, overnight at lodge/guest house/camp.
Day 08: Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep (5153m/16906ft) that takes 3-4 hours walking, overnight at lodge/guest house/camp.
Day 09: Trek from Gorakshep to Everest Base Camp (5363m/17595ft) and return to Gorekshep that takes 4-5 hours walking, overnight at lodge/guest house/camp.
Day 10: Trek from Gorakshep to Kalapatthar (5545m/18192ft) and descends to Pheriche (4210m/13812ft) that takes 6-7 hours, overnight.
Day 11: Trek from Pheriche to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11286ft) that takes 6-7 hours, overnight at lodge/guest house/camp.
Day 12: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2840m/9317ft) that takes 5-6 hours, overnight at guest house/Lodge/Camp.
Day 13: An early morning 30 minutes flight to Kathmandu from Lukla
Day 14: Departure from Nepal.
|Departure Date||Avalability||Duration||Cost/Person||Join Group|
|March 1||Guaranteed||14 days|
|March 8||Guaranteed||14 days|