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Everest Base Camp (EBC)


Trip Facts

Duration:
14 days,
Trip Destination:
Everest base camp
Program Type:
Tea house trek,
Max. Altitude:
5364 mtr,
Minimum Pax:
1,
Activities:
Walking and sightseeing,
Start Trip:
Kathmandu,
End Trip:
Kathmandu,
Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodges,
Meals:
Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner,
Best Season:
Sep. to Dec. and Feb to June,
Transportation:
Car/Van/Flight,
Per Day Walking:
4-7 hrs,
Trip Grade:
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Everest Base Camp (EBC)

Overview

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS : 

  • Kathamndu valley sight seeing,
  • Small and interesting Tenzing hillary airport at Lukla, 
  • Waterfalls, Many Suspension bridges over Dhudh koshi river, 
  • Beautiful Namache Bazar(Tarde center of upper part of Everest region),
  • Syngbuche airport(3780 mtr), Everest view hotel, 
  • Everest base camp(5360mtr),kalapather(5550mtr) one of the best view point in Nepal,
  • So many snow cap mountains including mt. everest, lotse, Makalu, choyu these are over 8000 mtr high,
  • Explore normous Khumbu Glacier,
Everest base camp and kalapather is a popular adventure trip goes beyond the Nature,Culture,Majestric landscape,Rivers and panorama of everest region.
 

TREK DESCRIPTION:

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

Itinerary

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.

 

Whats Included?

Service Includes

  • Airpot to hotal pick up and drop,
  • 2 night Hotel in Kathmandu,
  • Everest National Park trekking permits and TIMS card,
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Accommodation, 
  • An experienced Government licensed holder Guide and experienced  strong porters(one porter between 2 Trekkers),
  • Food and salary, transportation, accommodation for guide and porters,
  • Local Transportation and Domestic flight ticket,

Service Excludes

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu,
  • Your travel insurance and entrance fees when you are in sight seeing ,
  • International flight and departure tax,
  • Any expense of personal nature,
  • Nepal entry visa fee,
  • Any kinds of Bar bills,
  • All the alcoholic and non alcoholic Drinks,
  • Rescue operation. 
  • Tip for Guide and porter it is highly expected.

Essential Infos

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?

  • Sun Hat or p cap and warm hat,
  • Head light, Sun Cream/lip Bam and Sunglasses
  • Tooth paste/brush/soap and Gloves,
  • Down and other warm jacket long sleeved shirt/t-shirt,
  • 2 piece Wind breaker trousers,
  • 2 piece Wind proof paints,
  • Trekking boots and Wool/cotton socks
  • Metal Water bottle at list 1 ltr big size or camel bag,
  • Spare of camera batteries, plug and charger
  • Flip flops, Rain coat, Rucksack, and compass,
  • Sleeping Bag and walking sticks,
  • General Medicine(Paracetamol, diomax, synex,bandage, blister tape, etc)

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Marius Me and my girlfriend had an excellent trip to Everest Base Camp mid-October 2012. Santosh Gauli executed his duties as a guide with professionalism and made us feel safe during the trek. Everything from accommodation to flight tickets were booked acc ...Read More

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