Everest Base Camp Short Trek 14 days s

Key Information

14 Days
Max People: 10
Max. Altitude : 5545 m
Activity : Trekking
Start - End : Kathmandu - Kathmandu
Accommodation: 3 star hotel in Kathmandu
Transportation :
Trip Season : March to May & September to November
Joining Date :


Overview

The Everest Base Camp (5364 m/17598ft) trek for a spiritual journey in your life with Himalayan Tibetan Buddhism, mostly related to Tibetan Sherpa cultures with the panorama of most scenic varieties of the Highest Mountain in the world Mt. Everest (8848 m). This trek fascinates you by the wonderful landscapes and stunning view of the mighty Himalayas such as Mt. Lhotse (8516m/27940ft) Mt. Amadablam (6812m/22349ft) Thamserku (6608m21680ft), and Kongde Ri (6187m/20299ft)

. In other words, the EBC trek is the most popular trek adventure on the planet. Everest region is inhabited by the Sherpa Ethnic Group where trekkers can experience the Sherpa typical cultures and customs. The Journey leads you through the picturesque terrain of the Khumbu region in the mesmerizing river valleys.

Definitely, the Base Camp Trek is an endless exploration in your life experience in the homely environment of the Sherpa typical villages in the backdrop of Mt. Everest. It is sure the adventure is filled with numerous Himalayan facets. The way walking through crisscross over different rivers and glaciers with curved rocky trails is the fantastic trip in the base of snow-capped mountains.

On the other hand, it is a grand journey that must do your existence on earth. The hike blends with many elements of the Himalayan scenery of the Everest province of Nepal. The globetrotting in the trail to the base camp of Mount Everest creates peace from your heart with natural vibes of magnificent Himalayas.

Besides the above-mentioned activities, the trek also benefits to see wildlife and the greenery of Sagarmatha National Park. Musk deer, Lophoporus, (national bird of Nepal) Tibetan snowcock, Himalayan goats are the common wild species of the Khumbu region. It is a chance to a closer view of silver ice frozen mountain peaks flawlessly.
Trekking to the Everest Base Camp is the epic journey for all adventure lovers and travelers from the world. As visitors have an opportunity to embark on an unforgettable heroic deed that Sir Edmund Hilary and Tenzing Norgay set off in 1953. Similarly, Kalapthar(5545m/18373ft) is another most prominent spot for touching the sense of majestic snow Himalayas.

Those Panoramic summit series let you feel the blessing and peace in your heart and mind. So, it is the best point to up-close for the graceful scenery of vigorous mountains and Khumbu Icefalls. For venture, travelers have the thrilling chance to set their feet of the world’s highest mountain base.

 


Included in this tour

Cost Includes
All ground transports in private vehicle including airport transfers
Two nights (twin sharing beds) accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu
Full board meals with tea/coffee (Breakfast, Lunch, and dinner) during the trek
Best available twin sharing lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek, we provide you attached bathroom with hot shower at Lukla, Phakding and Namche
One highly experienced, helpful and friendly guide, porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance for all staff
Round trip flight Kathmandu – Lukla, and Lukla – Kathmandu including departure taxes
Duffle bag for the trekking
Down jacket and sleeping bag during the trek, if required
First aid medical kit
Sagarmatha National Park Permits fee
TIMS Fee- Trekkers' Information Management System (Please bring 2 passport size photos for permit)
Government taxes and office service charge

Excluded in this tour

Cost Excludes
Travel insurance
International airfare
Nepal entry visa: you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (a multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by paying the US $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying the US $ 100. Please bring 2 copies of passport-size photos.)
Cold drinks Inc. coke, water, Fanta, etc.
Snacks and other personal expenses
Hot shower during the trek except for Phakding, Namche and Lukla
Personal trekking equipment
WiFi internet during the trek
Tips and gratuities for trekking staff and drivers

Itinerary

Day 01 - Arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu
Anytime arrive in Kathmandu as per your flight schedule. Our airport representative welcomes you and transfers to the hotel and explains to you about the following day’s activities. On this day is your rest day and preparation day for the trek and overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 02 – Fly to Lukla(2860m/9383ft) and trek to Phakding (2610m/8563ft) Duration: 3 hours
Early morning transfer to domestic airport for Lukla flight. The flight is breathtaking in your lifetime experience. The airport is in higher elevation and shortest runway. And trek to Phakding crossing by the trekking trails along with the Mane walls and Chortens touching the green landscapes with the astounding view of Kusum Kangaroo. Overnight stay at the tea house, breakfast, lunch, and dinner included. 

Day 03 – Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440 m / 11286ft) Duration: 6 hours
After breakfast, we walk along the Dudh Koshi River ascending through Himalayan pine and rhododendron forests to the ancient village of Namche Bazaar. The village was used to trading between Nepali and Tibetan traders exchange salt, dried meat, and textiles which are the goods for daily use.
Apart from that, you can buy trekking gear for your trek in Namche Bazaar, books shops and handicrafts, as well as other materials, are available. On the hike, we can take a glimpse of Mt Everest and neighboring peaks from the Top cliff. Overnight stay at the tea house, breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.
 

Day4. Namche Bazaar Acclimatization Day (3440m/11286ft)
It is the day to acclimatize with lofty altitude and hike up to Syangboche Airport (3780m/12402ft) and walk continues to Everest view hotel for great scenic views of the Everest, Lhotse, Amadablam Tawach, etc. On the way descend we visit Sherpa cultural museum and Everest photo gallery in the national park surroundings. Overnight stay at the tea house, breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.
 

Day5. Trek to Tengboche (3867m/12687ft) Duration: 5 hours
The trail is easier like cycling route up to Kyngjima, and descending deep into the Dudh Koshi valley at Phungi Thanka and by this point, the trail ascends the right side of the Dudh Koshi valley to Tengboche Monastery (3860m). On the way, you encounter the small Stupa and can see the panorama of various Himalayan series with pine forests. The climb is lengthy but it is worthy of walking in the peaceful environment in the spiritual mountains.

After get in Tengboche visit Tengboche monastery also known as Dawa Choling Gompa(Tibetan Buddhist Monastery of the Sherpa community established in 1916 by Lama Guru with strong links to its mother monastery known as Rongbuk Monastery in Tibet, in 1934 was destroyed by an earthquake and was the second time destroyed in 1989 by a fire then rebuilt with the help of volunteers and international assistance, it is the first celibate monastery under the Nyngmapa lineage of the Vajrayana Buddhism. Overnight stay at the tea house, breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.
 

Day 06 - Trek to Dingboche (4410m/14470ft) Duration: 5 hours.
After breakfast walking through the rhododendron forests to Dibuche followed by the suspension bridge after crossing the bridge over Imja Khola trails heads up to Pangboche (3900m), Pangboche is the biggest Sherpa settlement and also station to trek the Amadablam base camp. This day is the interesting day because you will not lose the altitude and your eyes encounter with the beautiful scenery of Mt. Lhotse, Amadablam and other peaks, the route continues through the verdant to Dingboche, knows as the “summer valley”. Overnight stay at the tea house, breakfast, lunch, and dinner included
 

Day 07 - Dingboche to Nagarjun Hill (5100m/16728ft) and return Duration: 6 hours
This day is your second acclimatization day after Namche Bazaar, and you need to six hours hiking to an altitude of 5100m. After breakfast ascends up to Nagarjun Hill (5100m) situated at the top of the summer valley.

The main target to climb a higher point is to adjust with the altitude for the trekking to other days. The track is steeply up need to have physical effort; it will take around 4 to 5 hours to reach the top of the Nagarjun Hill. From this point you can have the excellent views of Lobuche East (6119 m), Lobuche West (6145m), Tawache (6367m), Thamserku (6608m) Khangtega (6685m) and Amadablam (6856m). If the weather is clear you can see the Mt. Makalu as well, the world’s fifth highest mountain.
After enjoy your time at the top, you descend back to Dingboche and walk at altitude for 2 hours. After lunch in the tea house, rest for the day as afternoon temperature getting down rapidly as the sun sets over mountain tops. Overnight stay at the tea house, breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.
 

Day 08 - Trek to Lobuche (4900m/16076ft) Duration: 6 hours
After breakfast in the morning, hike up to Thukla valley above the Pheriche in the pasturelands. There is Trekkers Aid Post at Pheriche (4240m). Western volunteer doctor and supported by Himalayan Rescue Association, which offers treatment for altitude sickness and other treatment for the trekkers. Continue walking steeply up to the Thukla and way is flat after Thukla pass and reach to the landmark of Lobuche. Overnight stay at the tea house, breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.
 

Day 09 – Trek to Everest Base Camp (5364m/17594ft) and back to Gorakshep (5181m/16994ft) Duration: 8 hours
After breakfast walk through the meadows climb up to the rocky trails sighting by the Khumbu Glacier. Straight ahead are Mt. Pumori and other mountain series of Everest Himalayan range. After continue walking for a couple of hours reach the Gorakshep and eat lunch then go towards Everest Base Camp. The elevation is not growing but needs to walk up and down adjusting by the altitude. It is not feeling the higher altitude but needs to cross the rocky looser track somewhere. Approximately after 3 hours of hiking, you will arrive at the base camp and enjoy the exceptional view of the Khumbu icefall and glacier where the Everest expedition starts. Overnight stay at the tea house, breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.
 

Day 10 – Hiking to Kalapathar (5545m/18188ft) – Gorakshep – Pheriche (4210m/13809ft) Duration 7 hours
Early in the morning hike up to Kalapathar (5545m), the best vantage point to witness Mt. Everest and such other beautiful mountains of spectacular Mahalangur Himalayan range. After the view, we back to Gorakshep to eat breakfast and descend to Pheriche. Overnight stay at the tea house, breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.  
 

Day11 - Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m) 7 hours
After breakfast walk down to Namche Bazaar crossing over the dry land of Somari and Pangboche. Need to walk steep down from Pangboche to Dibuche and then feet get in the rhododendron forests and along the walk will reach to Tengboche. Again have the steep down to get Phungitenga for 1 hour and 30 minutes walk. After Phungitenga walks uphill to the Launsasa and continues to walk uphill to the Kyngjoma then the way is easy to reach in Namche Bazaar.
 

Day12 - Trek down to Lukla (2800m/9184ft). Duration: 7 hours                                                                                                                                                                      Trek steep down to Jorsalle and walk along the strait way and cross the suspension bridge and get Monjo then walk down to Benker in the bank of the Dudh Kosi River. After the walk down then reach in Phakding, will have lunch and rest for a while. Continue your walk will lead you the way to Lukla.
 

Day13. Fly to Kathmandu.
You will fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel, can arrange sightseeing around Kathmandu valley as per your interests.
 

Day14. Kathmandu, Departure Day.
You have a free day to do. Will manage the vehicle to drop in the airport as per your convenience for your international flight from Tribhuvan International airport and will have a farewell event before departure and say goodbye.

 

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Everest Base Camp Short Trek 14 days
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