NEPAL EVEREST BASE CAMP TREKKING
‘walking in the shade of world’s highest peaks around high and scenic Khumbu Valley’
- Sweeping scenic flight to and from Kathmandu -Lukla with amazing views of Himalayan peaks
- Land of Highlanders the Sherpa of Everest with impressive Buddhist culture and age old traditions
- Explore traditional Sherpa villages with interesting old monasteries of immense interest and heritage
- World Heritage within Sagarmatha National Park and its high beautiful and scenic landscapes
- From green alpine forest of rhododendron, pines trees to arctic zone of moraine, ice and glaciers
- Exceptional views from high Kalapathar hill top with closest views of Everest and adjoining giant peaks
- Standing at the foot of world highest Mt. Everest with awesome views of Khumbu Ice falls and glaciers
Nepal Everest Base Camp Trekking offers a great opportunity to interested travelers and adventurer to fulfill their lifetime dreams of standing at the foot of Mt. Everest, a ‘Third Pole’ as listed by National Geographic and the tallest mountains on earth at 8,848 m / 29,028 ft high, where 1955 measurement of Everest at 8,848 m was later revised on November 11th in 1999, at 8,850 m / 29,035 ft.
Whatever the height Mt. Everest still stands as roof of the world, with various local names in Nepali Sagarmatha and Sherpa of Tibetan origin calls as Chomolungma in both languages means ‘Great Mother’
Everest Base Camp trekking, was introduced and exposed to the world after the conquest to its summit in May 29th 1953 by late Tenzing & Hillary legendary mountaineers of all time.
Since then flow of trekkers, adventurer and mountaineers began to explore and visit this great place on earth located on high and scenic Khumbu valley within glaciers, moraine with notorious views of Khumbu massive Ice Falls.
Besides mountain views and local culture, lively traditions of the Sherpa people makes this treks even more interesting, visit and charming traditional villages around Phakding-Monjo-Khumjung and Pangboche including Namche Bazaar, the capital of Khumbu where colorful Saturday market takes place and walking into magnificent Thyangboche Monastery.
Starting this fabulous adventure to Everest Base Camp taking an early morning flight to land at Lukla on its unique airstrip, and then following the Dudh Kosi River right up to its source at base camp where walks leads through nice and lovely Sherpa farm villages encountering interesting prayer wheels and carved stone walls.
Walk leads into lovely cool alpine woodland filled with tall rhododendron-oaks-magnolia-pines and fir tree lines, as walk progress entering into wild and windswept country where vegetation and tree lines disappears for short juniper and rhododendron bushes, with daily views of Everest with majestic Amadablam and other peaks.
With rest and acclimatization days before heading towards much higher terrain, our journey finally reaches at our main highlight destination at the base of Mt. Everest of above 5,364 m / 17,070 ft high overlooking notorious and awesome Khumbu Ice falls and glaciers.
Adventure concludes with a climb on top scenic Kalapathar at 5,545 m and 18,298 ft high rewards you with amazing panorama of mountains with Mt. Everest at mere distance and then heading back to Lukla for exciting short flight to the hustle and bustle city life of Kathmandu with overwhelming time and memories on Nepal Everest Base Camp Trekking.
Optional adventure Everest base camp helicopter tour with landing
Day 01: Reach Kathmandu via respective airlines and transfer to your Hotels.
Day 02: In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour at places of interest and trek preparation.
Day 03: Fly to Lukla 2,830 m and walk to Phakding 2,640 m – 04 hrs.
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m – 06 hrs.
Day 05: Rest day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization and short excursion.
Day 06: Trek to Thyangboche 3,867 m – 05hrs.
Day 07: Trek to Dingboche 4,260 m – 05hrs.
Day 08: At Dingboche with rest day for acclimatization and short hike.
Day 09: Trek to Lobuche 4,930 m – 05 hrs.
Day 10: Trek to Everest Base Camp 5,364 m and return to Gorakshep 5,180 m – 06 hrs.
Day 11: Hike to Kalapathar 5,545 m trek to Pheriche 4,240m – 05 hrs.
Day 12: Trek to Kyanjuma 3,665 m on route Namce Bazaar via Thyangboche – 06 hrs walks.
Day 13: Trek to Monjo 2,880 m via Namche Bazaar – 05 hrs.
Day 14: Trek to Lukla – 04 hrs.
Day 15: Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to respective hotels.
Day 16: In Kathmandu free and contingency day.
Day 17: International departure for homeward bound.