Everest Base Camp express trekking recognized as a ebc express trekking which is one of the best trekking adventures in the world by ‘Lonely Planet’ and ‘National Geographic Adventure,’ the Everest Base Camp Trek is a ‘must-do’ for all intrepid trekkers and adventurers. Kalapattar – mountain black stone located at 5550m is another famous hill station lies on 500 meter above Gorekshep. Everest base camp trekking is one of the most famous trekking in the world by being its tallest mountain on earth, allows you to see many stunning Himalayan peaks including Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Kangtega and Tawache peaks.
Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan intl. airport our representative welcomes you and assists to transfer in your hotel in Kathmandu. After time to get refreshed, and briefing about your trip and overnight at Hotel.Day 2 Fly to Lukla (2,860m/9,352ft). Trek to Tok Tok (2640m.), 4 hrs
We take early flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Upon arrival at Lukla, we would be refreshed in one of the hotels and then start our trek to TOK Tok (2640m.). We trek following a gentle climb up the mountain side on the left bank of the Dudh Koshi. Nupla (5885m) can be seen in a stone throwing distance on the opposite bank. In the late afternoon, we reach Tok Tok village.Day 3 Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,249ft.), 5 hrs
We walk along the bank of Dudh Koshi river. Thamserku is standing majestically skyward on the opposite bank. We continue along the trail with many ups and downs; cross a stream, and pass by the tiny Monjo village, walk further Sagarmatha National Park entrance offer where a park entrance fee has to pay. We follow a short walk along the riverbed of valley where the river forks Dudh Koshi to the right Bhote Koshi to the left. As we cross over Hillary bridge, than steep ascent to Namche Bazaar. On the way, we would have excellent views of Everest (8848m) and Lhotse (8516m.).Surrounded on three sides by mountain ranges, Namche Bazaar is a central hub of the area for food, trekking gears and other necessary goods.Day 4 Namche Bazaar to Tengboche Monestery (3,867m/ 12,645ft.), 6 hrs
Taking breakfast at Namche Bazaar, we would be heading towards Tengboche (3867m.). The trail goes ahead leaving a steep cliff that drops down to the Dudh Kosi. In this section too, we would have a panoramic view of the Himalayas such as Ama Dablam (6812m), Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse (7855m) and Tawoche (6501m). We would visit Trashinga, Phunki Tenga and reach Tengboche. Tengboche offers a good view of sun rise and sun set at Everest and Ama Dablam.Day 5Tengboche to Dingboche (4,410m/14,421ft.) village, 6 hours
Leaving Tengboche at the backdrop, we descend through a rhododendron forest and enter Deboche. Crossing a suspension bridge at Imja Khola, we head towards Minlinggo and inter Imjatse Valley beneath the mighty peaks of Ama Dablam, Nuptse and Lhotse. Than we arrive at Dingboche.Day 6Acclimatization at Dingboche (4,260m/13,930ft.)
Today, we acclimatize at Dingboche to be familiar with the local climate. Having breakfast at the Guest house, we go around the village and in the afternoon, we even hike up to Chhukung. It also provides majestic view of Island peak, Ama Dablam, Makalu, Tawoche peak and others. In the late afternoon, we come back to Dingboche and take rest.Day 7Dingboche to Lobuche (4,930m/16,121ft.), 5 hours
It is our turn to head towards Lobuche from Dingboche. The onward trail is gentle up to Pheriche village. Along the trail, we would be privileged to have panoramic views of the Mt.Tawache, Ama Dablam, Pokalde (5741m), Kongma-tse (5820m) and the great wall of Nuptse. We would have lunch at Dugla (4595m) and trek to Lobuche.Day 8Lobuche to Everest Base Camp (5,364m/17540ft.)
Having breakfast at Lobuche, we trek to Everest Base Camp via Gorakshep (5,140m/16,808ft.). It is the most rewarding section of the trek. Our trail winds up through rocky path and Khumbu glacier. The view of Nuptse, Lho-La and Khumbutse appear at a stone throwing distance. Visit Everest Base Camp and come back to Gorakshep.Day 9Hike to Kala Patthar (5,545m/18132ft.), descend to Pheriche (4,243m/13875ft.), 7 hrs
Early morning, we get ready to climb Kala Patthar (5545m.) and enjoy the view of sunrise. We would see Mt. Everest, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Lingtren, Mt. Khumbetse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku and many more from Kala Patthar. Himalayan Rescue Association Aid Post is available at Pheriche. Foreign volunteer doctors are there to provide medical treatment.Day 10Pheriche to Tengboche (3,867m/12,645ft.), 5 hours
We would visit the research center and trek to Tengboche. During the trekking, one can enjoy descending through rhododendron forest. Tengboche is famous for the oldest monastery and also a hill station where you will have an excellent view of mount Everest and Aamadablam. From the monastery, one can enjoy the splendid view of Ama Dablam, green hills and river.Day 11Tengboche to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,249ft), 5 hrs
While you are walking en route we will visit traditional villages like Khumjung and Khunde. We will be visiting monastery that has Yeti Scalp. Finally, we come to Namche Bazaar in the late afternoonDay 12Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,860m/9352ft.), 8 hrs
Having breakfast in the teahouse at Namche Bazaar, we trek to Lukla. It is the last day of our trek. Lunch will be served on the way. Upon arrival at Lukla, we would get refreshed and take rest.Day 13Lukla to Kathmandu
We board our early flight from Lukla to Kathmandu. Upon arrival at TIA, we would be received by our representatives and transfer to hotel. In the afternoon, we go for shopping.Day 14 Kathmandu valley sightseeing. Evening transfer to TIA
After breakfast the day will start to our guided trip to cultural world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley; including visits to the pilgrimage sites of Hindus Pashupatinath temple, the world biggest Boudhanath Stupa, visit Swayambhunath Stupa also known as monkey temple and historical Kathmandu Durbar Square with temple, unique architectures and Kumari (living goddess) in central Kathmandu. At evening, transfer to TIA international airport of Kathmandu for your further flights.
The following listed equipment is suggested and essential for Tea house trekking and camping trekking in the Nepal Himalaya. Make sure that below list as a guideline proposal. Some of the Trekking equipment can be hired or bought in the many adventure shops in Kathmandu. The following basic equipment check lists should help you with your packing. Please remember that you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. At the start of the trek your packed trek bag should weigh not more than 33 pounds or 15 kg.
The above itineraries are subject to change due to condition beyond our control. This is a Guide line showing tentative camp night stops. Physical, technical and natural condition may change this above itineraries.
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