TRIP HIGHLIGHTS :
Everest Base Camp trekking is probably the most famous trekking route in the world. It gives a once in a lifetime opportunity to see some of the most breathtaking scenery imaginable. Nepal is a fascinating country and the everest base camp trekking gives an insight into the lives and culture of the Sherpa people. Our ascent is steady and well placed to best suit the acclimatization needed. Sunrise on the snow capped peaks above the Khumbu Glacier is an unforgettable sight from the summit of Kala Patthar. This trek is one for the lovers of high places and those wanting to push themselves to the limit. Everest base camp trekking is a tough challenge and not to be tak
From Gorakshep (5,180m) where you spend a day acclimatising you have a fantastic panorama of mountains including Nuptse and Pumori and the Khumbu glacier, From here you ascend to Kalapather(5,555m) an amazing viewpoint, where the mighty Mount Everest lays before you and a view of the base camp that you are travelling to.en lightly with generally well graded paths but some tougher sections along the Khumbu glacier.
Everest base camp trekking is recommended one of the places to visit before you die. The Everest trekking region is well-known because of the friendly Sherpa people, colorful festivals and the Buddhist monasteries. The region is known as Khumbu and is found in the Sagarmatha National Park, a World Heritage Site. Sagarmatha is the Nepalese name for Mount Everest, the top of the world. Sherpas, the famous climbers are the dwellers of Everest Khumbu region. Many expedition teams can be observed on this trail during April and May heading higher with an aim to be on the top of the world.
Everest base camp trekking 2017 with Australian clients
DAY 1: Arrival Tribhuwan International Airport Kathmandu(1350m).
When you exit from Kathamndu Airport building gate, there will be waiting our agencies airport representative to pick up you in a private vehicle. When you are there you should check your name on a paper than you get the right person of the agency than drive to your hotel which is 25 minute. After reaching at the hotel you can have few hours rest than meet you again at your hotel to short it out the trip preparation and payments if due to pay.
DAY 2: Kathmandu city sightseeing.
After your breakfast we will provide you tour guide and car/jeep for 4 main places sightseeing in Kathmandu , where you will experience the culture, religion, traditions and localities of Nepali people. Basically the art, pagoda style temples, Stupas and local bazaar are the major attractions of your tour however your guide will explain you each different story after all of that car will drop you to your hotel.
DAY 3: Fly to Lukla (2860mtr) And trek to Phakding Sherpa village(2660m).
It is your adventure flying day to Lukla airport early in the morning , you may not get your breakfast that early in your hotel but some hotel might give you packing lunch that you can have when you will be in the airport. 28 minute flight over super high green mountains and valley you will reach at Lukla located at 2860 meter, where you can get a cup of tea in the restaurant and manage your bags or 3 more hours walking to Phaking. Your first day walking trip goes through Sherpa traditional house, majestic open valley and Dudh khosi river, farming area and picturesque hills along the way. That night you sleep at Phakding lodge.
DAY 4: Trek from Phakding to Namche bazaar(3450m).
Day 2nd is the longest day than day 1 from Lukla which is about 6 hours walking and 850 meter ancient via pine forest and many high suspension bridges. First 3 hours the walking route is gradually up hills beyond the Dudh koshi river through Monjo, Jorsalle, Toktok, Banker than after the trail going to be quite difficult as it is stine made steps steeply going up to Namache bazaar through big Pine forest. But I other hand it is your first day to see Mt Everest and many other mountains over 6000 meter high. After completing 6 to 7 hours long day , you will arrive at Namche bazaar which is beautiful mountain bazaar where you will sleep that night.
DAY 5: Acclimatizing day
Namche bazaar is quite high already from sea level this is why we suggest you to spent one extra night to acclimatize and also you can make an hour sight walking tour which helps you there not to get mountain sickness. Sagarmatha national park museum and the view point to see many mountains and green south valley including Mt Everest will be your merits from sight walk at rest day. Spent the night in same guest house.
DAY 6: Trek to Tangbuche(3890m).
After spending 2 night and one full day in Namache bazaar, your body must be refine again for next adventure to Tangbuche, the trails climbs up first 20 minute from Namche bazaar than recently the paradise view or mountain and wide and flat walking trail leads you to kynguma and Sanasa after 2 hours walking. The Himalayan wonders and spectacular views leads you down to the Funki thaga from Sanasa through rocky downhill and fine forest however after reach at Funki Thaga we will get your lunch or at list some snacks because The rest trail to go is not so easy part as it is climbing big hill about 2 hours than you reach at Tangbuche, you all going to spnt one night there.
DAY 7: Trek to Dingbuche(4360m)
It is another superb day of your trep that each and every step you walk up gradually you will see many interesting nature, such as changing weather, wild animals, close view of high Mountains, open area which is will helps you to get panorama picture and crystal clear river from Imja lake and island peak. It is moderate to walk that most o the time you have to walk Gradual up but must easier than day before. Passing some beautiful cultural Sherpa village Pangbuche and Somare the trails going to be wider and inbound nature to Dingbuche which is 4 to 5 hours walking day. Over night at Dingbuche Sherpa village.
DAY 8: Acclimatized day at Dingbuche
It is your another best day not to be rush and all packing your bags and breakfast such a things you sleep longer than other day because you are resting but after you weak up you need to go up another 300 meter hike with your guide without bag just water and camera than back to hotel spent the 2nd night there.
DAY 9: Trek from Lobuche (4940m)
After early breakfast we start to walk to get another beautiful destination for the night. The trail goes up for about 20 minute on a open dirt hill, than slowly goes easy waking on a dry lawn beyond. Most os the time the trail goes slowly up but in total you have to ancent about 600 m all together till Lobuche. Sleep there at tea house.
Day 10: Trek to Gorakshep (5180m) and base camp of Everest(5364m).
It is your final proper uphill walking day and also the major part of your trip. It is about 3 hours walk through some rocky path, valley. When you reach at Gorak Shep you will get your room and Lunch than trek to Everest base camp which is also rocky path Hiking but without your bags. Just need to carry your most essential things such as Water bottle, Medicine, Dry food etc. after you long journey you going to stay one night at Gorakshep.
DAY 11: Gorakshep to Kalapather than decent to Pheriche (4210m)
This is the most highlighted day of the trek because of the insane view point kalapather(5550mtr),which is just in front of Mt. Everest and it’s about 1.30 hour to 2 hrs from Gorakshep without backpack and hide down to Pheriche in same day, which will take about 5 hours. Over night at Pheriche.
DAY 12: Pheriche- Namche bazaar(3450m).
After long days walking a day before and your sleep like baby at Pheriche you should be ready again in the morning get your breakfast than walk down to Pangbuche(4000m), which is east walking , magnificent snow cam high mountain views than lovely river along the way. It is also quite long descending day about 800 meter but you will have a great hot shower , fresh and good food at Namche after you reach via same way you took on the way up. Spend your 2nd last day of your EBC trek at Namche.
DAY 13: Trekking to Lukla(2860)
It is your last adventure in a grate Himalaya region. It is also the same way back but you don’t have any stress and all joyful steeps descending to Jorsally through beautiful pine forest and your last Everest view from Durbin Danda which is middle of the forest. After 2 hours downhill you going cross some high and lovely bridge, than Jorsalle,Minjo one by one with your every 30 minute walk there are some small village. The last bit before you reach at Lukla will be quite steep otherwise the trails lead you the local Shrpa village, farming, monastery and the massif valley to the south east. When you reach at Lukla you will spent your last fare well dinner with your porters , some time might be with guide if your guide is going back again to the trek however this is the day when your staff will expect you tip.
DAY 14: Lukla to Kathmandu flight
It is a 30 minute flight in the morning from Lukla and your last adventure more to go. After 30 minute flight you reach in Kathmandu airport than we transfer you to the hotel, which is also 25 minute drive in a private Car/Jeep. Over night in Kathmandu hotel.
DAY 15: Final Departure Day
After almost 2 weeks walking in the Himalaya sadly we have to say bye and see you soon but we will drop you to the airport by private vechickle as per the deal and our rules.
Note: The above itineraries are just a subject to change due to groups condition beyond our control. This is a Guide line showing tentative camp night stops. Physical, technical and natural condition may change this above itineraries after consulting to your guide or assistance guide.
Nepal is safe to make holiday?
Yes it is safe country since 10 years especially when rebel party involve in election and peace agreement in 2006 than all political party are already in parliament and doing their best , it means where ever you go to Nepal you are safe . if you feel scare still you can have your authorized guide who will take care of you and give you many information.
How Can I get Nepal visa?
To get visa for Nepal is a easy once you arrive In TIA Kathmandu you can get visa within 20 minute, you just need to get 2 p.p size photo, your passport and some money such as 15 Days stay in Nepal cost 25 USD per person, 30 USD for 30 Days and 100 USD for 3 month tourist visa. All service you will get easily when you arrive in Kathmandu airport.
Where is best area to trek in Nepal?
There are so many trekking routes in Nepal, but few of them are really popular as it is nicer than many other treks in n Nepal. Everest base camp trekking, Gokyo lake trekking, Annapurna base camp trekking, Annapurna circuit trek, Poon hill trek these are the most popular trekking route in Nepal. If you prefer to visit restricted area or, rural area to explore the localities of Nepal there are so many options that we have and you can visit safely.
Which season is the best to travel Nepal?
Nepal is a rich in biodiversity as it has many different temperature and climate within a few hour drive. So, as we have four seasons in a year we trek mostly in winter (Sep. to Dec) and spring (Mar. to June). The best season of the year is Sep to Dec, you will have clear weather and spectacular view each day this is why people used to called best season of the year.
What type of equipments do I need to bring for trek?
The trekking equipment will depends on where you are going if you are trekking to Everest base camp or Annapurna base camp trek you should bring proper equipment such as down Jacket, Sleeping Bag, Wind proof pant so no. You have to bring this trekking equipment which is as bellow:
Can I trek in Nepal?
Yes, you can easily trek in Nepal because there are so many trekking routes. If you are going to trek in Nepal for first time you can make easy trek to Poon hill, or Langtang trek these are easy walking trek. If you are adventurous trekkers you can go to Everest base camp, Gokyo trekking, Chola pass trekking, Annapurna base camp , Annapurna circuit trek etc. so you consult with your local travel agent when you decide to go to Nepal which is best area up on your pace.
Can I get experienced guide in Nepal?
Yes you can get experienced guide in Nepal if you book your trip with trekking company or agent. You have to check very well who is going with you through your agent than figure out he is nice guy or not. There are so many options but manly package trekking and day ways salary base trekking.
What is the price for Everest trekking?
There are so many different trekking and travel company who organize all trekking and touring activities in Nepal and they have their own strategy and price but the fact of the trek is the same so if you are in Nepal to make Everest base camp trekking and if you are alone it cost comparatively more than groups, in general for solo trekkers Kathmandu to Kathmandu 12 days Everest base camp trek cost 1299 USD and if you are two person going there cost 1199 USD. If you are budget travelers still you can save some money with this cost but this price is just enough to do all activities during your 12 days time up to the mountain. I you have more than 8 people in your group one get free trip while you are in Nepal except your domestic flights.
What is the maximum weight for porter in Nepal?
Nepal tourism board published some rules and regulation for porters who used to work generally with tourist they carry 25 kg , so in general you will get one porter for two trekkers it means one trekkers need to make their weight about 12.5 kg and if you have extra cloths, or any extra things that you brought from your country you can leave in hotel locker in Kathmandu once you are back you will get it, it is safe.
What is the maximum weight can I take to Lukla in a plane?
Flying to Lukla we will be ina small plane whereas just 14 to 16 people in one plane it is small this is why there is short of strict rules need to be just 15 kg per person as a luggage and small day bags as a hand carry you can take with you. if you have any extra thiongs in your bag you can leave in Kathmandu hotel before you leave than it helps a lot to repack and to follow the rules. Still after repacking your bag have more than 15 kg you have to pay 5 USD per kg than you can fly in or out.
How much to I need to tip fir guide and porter?
Tipping things is not a compulsory but it is highly expected from field staff during your trek in Nepal such as, waiter Driver, Guide porters. Mainly if you are in Nepal and doing more than week trip with guide or with porter you can tip about 100 USD for guide and 80 USD for porter but if they make your especial trip with lots of information take caring and you feel safe all the time with them than you can add more tip on top of that.
1. Mountain Accommodation:
Rooms are based on 2 people generally sharing a twin bed in one room, it is safe and clean but you have to use bathroom services outside of your room.
It is really important that you have to understand that the accommodation during your trekking will be very basic but clean and safe.
2. Best months in a year to trek?
There are two main trekking seasons Sep. to Dec. and Feb 15 to April is the best because by that time you can easily explore beautiful mountain every day because of clear weather each day in Nepal, However you can make your trip all year .around Nepal.
3. Food in the mountain
When we start our trek in the mountain, we can have typical Nepalese foods and also continental, Tibetan, Italian, Indian so on it means each settlements serve you many different foods on your choice and the foods are fresh and organic most of the places.
When you arrive in Kathmandu you can have breakfast at your hotel and when you are in trekking you will get breakfast, lunch and dinner from the hotel menu each settlements so as a guide since 13 years I suggest you to have vegetable foods most during your trek in the mountain and also less friend food will helps you a lot to be strong to walk each day.
4. Physical Condition & Experience Requirements:
Mount Everest Base Camp Trek is a moderate trek suitable for passionate walkers who have the ability to walk at least 4-7 hours a day with a light rucksack. In some days we might even need to walk for 7 to 8 hours. Walking in higher altitudes is more physically demanding than walking in the lower altitudes; however, if we are in excellent health with average physical fitness, have a positive attitude and strong determination, we can accomplish the trek successfully. Exercising and jogging regularly for some weeks prior to the trip is good idea to enhance our strength and stability. Past hiking experience would be an asset but no technical skill is required for this trip. Participants with pre-existing medical conditions such as heart, lung, and blood diseases should inform Himalayan Glacier before booking the trek. We also recommend that you consult your doctor(s) before the trip
5. What is altitude sickness?
Mountain high altitude sickness occurs when you cannot get enough oxygen while you are in high region over 3000 meters basically. The main symptoms of mountain sickness are headache, lack of sleep, you don’t really feel hungry, nausea, dizziness, if you are in critical situation you might get some blood bleeding from your nose and your cough will be really dry.
When some people who are not used to high altitude and if he/she go fast from low altitude, in that case you might get altitude sickness easily because your body can’t exit rapidly that high so quick. So for altitude sickness can be the descending a main medicine and warm drinking water helps you a lot as well as you need to keep your warm body and drink as much as possible that helps a lot.
6. What to take with you for trekking?