Everest Base Camp Trek 2018 ( starts September 20 )
Join us for one of the most amazing trip to Everest base camp this year from September 20. This trip is one of the special and life changing trip for all adventure lovers around the world , make friends in the Himalayan odessy .
This trip will be lead by our founder and you will enjoy the company of enthusiastic friends and travelers from all over the world . Meet people who shares common interest , outlook and mindsets to see the world while still enjoying the local people , landscape , culture and adventure .
We care about local communities of the Everest Region , so when you travel with us ; it will not only enriches your travel experience but also contribute to the local communities and people directly. So let us travel with us to make the positive difference in lives of people of Himalaya. So this trip will allow you to engage with local community and people of the Khumbu Region . We will contribute 10% of fund of this trip to support local school Namuna Jyoti Primary School , Angtang of Everest region from our partner NGO READI Nepal ( http://readi.org.np/ )
Everest region is without doubt Nepal’s most renowned regions due to the presence of Mount Everest, the tallest mountain in the world. The region is also known for its massive glaciers, the alpine forests that are home to various wildlife and the world’s top notch climbers- the Sherpas.
Retrace the steps of Hillary and Tenzing, while you enjoy spectacular mountain views of some of the tallest mountains of the world, experience the serenity of the trails that go through Sagarmatha National Park- a world heritage site, get up close and personal to the Khumbu Glacier, explore the banks of emerald green lakes in the Gokyo Valley, push your body to the limit huffing and puffing in thin air, get an insight to the lifestyles of the beloved Sherpas while enjoying their warm hospitality, and wake up to morning chants of monks in the numerous Buddhist monasteries that call this region home .On top of that, If you feel like, spend a day shopping in the hustle and bustle of Namche Bazaar- the gateway to Everest!
Price: 1500 USD per person
Starting Date : September 20 ( participants must be in Kathmandu before 19th of September
Trekking Duration: 15 Days
Grade: Moderate to Strenuous.
Highest elevation : Kalapattar 5545 Meters.
Culture: Particularly based on Sherpa Buddhism Tibetan
Mode of trekking : Mountain lodges
Highlights: Mt. Everest, Mt.Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse , Mt. Amadablam, Mt. Thamserku, Mt. Pumori, Mt.Kantega etc..
Trip Itinerary :
Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m)
Heartily welcome to country of Himalaya. One of our will pick you at the Tribhuvan intl. airport with the garland and assists you to transfer in your hotel in Kathmandu. After checking at the hotel and refreshment, you will be welcomed at our office. Brief discussion about trekking, introduction with the guide & porter. Overnight at Hotel.
Day2 Sightseeing in UNESCO world heritage site of Kathmandu Durbarsquare and Swayebhunath stupa.
Today is great Sightseeing through UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu City: also known as Kantipur, the capital Kathmandu is the hub of Nepal's art and culture. It is a place for rest, relaxation and easy-day sightseeing of historic and artistic temples and monuments. Kathmandu Durbar Square with its arrays of temples and the ancient palaces of the former Nepali Royals enriches your experience of the centuries old civilisation. Then afternoon we drive to holy place of Buddhist, Swayambhunath:Said to be around 2000 years old, this Buddhist Stupa sits atop a hill. The main stupa is composed of a solid hemisphere of brick and earth supporting a lofty conical spire crowned by a pinnacle of Copper gilt. Painted on the four sided base of the spire are the all-seeing eyes of Lord Buddha. The hill of Swayambhu is a mosaic of small Chaityas and Pagoda temples. You’ll get a scenic view of Kathmandu city from there.
Day 03 Fly to Lukla (2,800m) & trek to Phakding (2,650m), 3-4 hrs walk
Early morning we fly to Lukla from Kathmandu.After 30 minutes scenic flight, arrive in Lukla. Having first breakfast in the mountain,we start our trekking to Phakding village. After the lunch, we look around the village.
Day 04 Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m), 5-6 hrs .
After breakfast we will continue our trek following Dudhkoshi river. We cross it twice to reach Monjo village by small suspension bridge which is also the entrance gate of the Sagarmatha National Park. After descend walk of about 20 minutes we reach to Jorsalle village, the last village till Namche Bazaar.After Jorsalle village, follow the Dudhkoshi river with gradual walk for half an hour and again crossing the suspension bridge, we walk all the way up to Namche Bazaar for couple hour, which is well known as the capital of Khumbu region.
Day 05 Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar.
Today is our rest day for the acclimatization. After the breakfast, we make short excursion around Namche Bazaar, visiting Sagarmatha national park head quarter and Everest view hotel for the panoramic view of many white peaks.
Day 06 Namche to Tyangboche (3,867m) 5-6 hrs walk
After breakfast we start our trek to Tyangboche. Today we have such a pleasant walk as we have great views of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Kwangde peak. After crosing Dudhkoshi river, it will be hard walk to Tyangboche for slightly more than an hour as the trails leads up hill. After the uphill, you will be right at the Tyangboche village where beautiful Mt. Amadablam and big monasteries will come to your eyes first.
Day 07 Tyangboche to Dingboche (4,358m), 5-6 hrs walk
After breakfast, we start our trek down to Diboche village through the rhododendron forest and crossing the bridge, we arrive one of the beautiful village in Pangboche.The trail continue to Dingboche as Mt. Amadablam get closer and closer. After 5 hours pleasant walk, finally we arrive in Dingboche which is also the gateway to Chukung Village and Islang peak.
Day 08 Acclimatization day at Dingboche
Today is another rest day for the acclimatization. You may have full day rest or have an excursion around to village or even consider a day walk to Chhukung Village. The view is awesome as the mountain like Thamserku, Khangtega, Taboche, Cholache as well as Mt. Amadablam are shinning in front of our eyes.
Day 09 Dingboche to Lobuche (4,928m), 4-5 hrs walk
After the breakfast, we start our walk. The trail goes gradually up to Thukla. Pleasant uphill walk bring you at the memorial park of the climber and finally to your guesthouse in the Lobuche village.
Day 10 Trek to Gorakshep (5,160m) & hike to Everest Base Camp (5,320m) 7-8hrs walk
After having breakfast early in the morning,we continue our trek to Gorekshep Village. After having wonderful walk about 3 hours in a windy and rocky path, we arrive in Gorakshep. After check in at lodge & lunch, we continue our adventure towards Everest Base Camp and to the Khumbu Ice-fall. During spring season, all the climbers gather in Everest Base Camp with colorful tents can be seen as if we are in snowy tents park.After exploring base camp and its surroundings glacier, we return back to Gorekshep.Wonderful view of Mt. Pumori, Mt. Nuptse and other magnificent peaks, we complete our adventure for today.
Day 11 Early in the morning, hike to Kala Pathar(5,550m) & trek back to Pheriche 6-7 hrs walk
Early in the morning, we start hike up to KalaPathar for the most wonderful sunrise views of the Mt.Everest. After climbing for couple hours, we arrive in the famous view point, the top of Kala pathar. Now we have the best view of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Pumori and Ama Dablam along with the entire mountain views of Khumbu Himalayan range.Spending some time to take photograph here, we hike down to Gorekshep. After breakfast, we will have easy walk down to Pheriche for overnight.
Day 12 Pheriche to Namche Bazaar(3440m), 5-6 hrs walk
After breakfast, we start our trek. Going down is easier and faster. With great memories of those spectacular views, we trek through pangboche, Tyangboche, Kyangzuma and to Namche Bazaar for overnight.
Day 13 Namche to Lukla(2800m), 7-8 hrs walk
After breakfast, start our trek.Today is also easier as 4~hours pleasant walk bring us to Phakding village for overnight.
Today is our final day of walking. After breakfast we start our trek with descend path to Dudhkoshi River. Afterwards the trips goes ups and down all the way to Lukla for the overnight. In the evening, you can celebrate your last dinner with your crew member.
Day 14 Fly back to Kathmandu.
Today early morning flight back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel. After completing the adventure, you can relax and rest at your hotel.. Afterward we will have fare well dinner together. Overnight at hotel.
Day 15: The sightseeing in Kathmandu (Pashupatinath, Patan and Baudhanath)
Sightseeing tour through the UNESCO world heritage site; first of all we visit the hindu temple Pashupatinath, which is one of the oldest Hindu Temples dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is for the Hindus what Mecca is for the Muslims. Situated on the bank of the sacred Bagmati River, the temple was built in Pagoda Style with gilded roof and richly carved silver doors. Pashupatinath is the centre of annual pilgrimage on the day of Shivaratri which falls in the month of February/March. You’ll also be able to see cremation grounds that lie on the bank of Bagmati behind the temple. Then we drive to the holiest place of Buddhist, Boudhanath Stupa:One of the oldest and the biggest Buddhist monuments ever built in Nepal; Boudhanath is one of the holiest structures imposing a height of 37 meters with three massive level Mandala style platforms. It is surrounded by colourful buildings housing families creating a friendly enclosure. The Stupa is visited every year by tens of thousands of pilgrims from all over the world. Then afternoon we visit Patan City, Located about 5 km south of Kathmandu, Patan is one of 3 royal cities in the valley. A destination for connoisseurs of fine arts, Patan is filled with wood and stone carvings, metal statues, ornate architecture, including dozens of Buddhist and Hindu temples, and over 1200 monuments.
Day 16 Departure
- * Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & transfer by car / Van.
- Three nights standard accommodation in Kathmandu (on the arrival day and after the trekking) at 3* , hotel Marshyangdi http://www.thamelhotel.com/
- Kathmandu – Lukla flight worth 450 USD
- Your standard meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trekking.
- All Accomodations in mountain lodges during trekking
- All necessary paper works and conservation entry permits.
- Ground transportation from and to Kathmandu by bus.
- All domestic airfare if its included in the iternary
- All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks.
- Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) Permit.
- An experienced local Guide, porters (1 porter for 2 peoples).
- Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance for the Guide and Porter.
- Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
- Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
- All government taxes.
- Any kind of alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry, phone call, internet.
- Nepal entry visa fee.
- Personal Trekking Equipments like sleeping bags, jackets (can all be hired in KTM)
- Your Travel insurance.
- Your personal expenses.
- International airfare and airport departure tax.
- Any costs which arise due to a change of the itinerary, due to natural calamties , political disturbance, and
- Any other costs whatsoever, that is not mentioned in the cost included.
- Horse renting and additional porters due to natural calamities during the trek.
- Tips for the guide and porter.
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