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Everest Base Camp Trek

Trekking to the TOP OF THE WORLD

Everest Base Camp Trek

$1150 per person

 

GRADING
Moderate
No. of Pax
+2 People above
ALTITUDE HEIGHT
5500M.
ACTIVITIES
Sightseeing and high altitude Trekking
TRIP DEPARTURE
Everyday

 

TRIP INTRODUCTION

Mount Everest. The world’s highest mountain. Touring a whopping 8848 above sea level, this climb is not for the faint hearted. And although this trek only takes you as far the Everest base camp at 5380 meters, it’s still enough to send you spinning. If you are up for the challenge though the experience can be truly amazing.On the trek itself you will encounter the indigenous people of the mountains and experience their rich Buddhist culture, hidden monasteries, and landscapes that will take your breath away! Drenched in history, which our experienced guides will gladly divulge, you will be amazed at how well preserved the culture has maintained itself throughout the ages.
The 16 day trek though, hosted by Everest Base Camp Treks with Tourist Link Treks and Expedition (P) Ltd, includes a schedule which will include everything you could hope for..
First you will enjoy a day stay in Kathmandu with a sightseeing tour and exploration of the town. Then a short flight from Kathmandu to Lukla will commence. The first day will see us hiking to Phakding. The next day, we will continuously ascend around 800 meters to reach Namche Bazaar, so it is essential to make an acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar. Namche is an ideal place to spend a day by making an excursion around the bazaar, visit Sherpa cultural village, mountaineering museum and a short hike up to Syangboche viewpoint to be properly acclimatized, and will have an awesome view of Himalayas. Then, the journey follows a gradual decent to Tyangboche, Dingboche, Lobuche, Gorakshep and finally to Everest Base Camp and Kalapatthar.During our walk, you will experience picture perfect scenery’s that will rejuvenate the soul and will be left with memories which money can’t buy. To experience is to believe.
The best time for this Everest Base Camp Trek is September to November and March to May. We also offer a EBC trek for small groups and individual fit trekkers with a minimum budget cost. There are set departure dates planned out in our calendar so you will have to choose one that best suites you. It is worth mentioning too that our team has a 100% success rate in dealing with tours throughout the years, and you will only be taught the safest, most professional techniques to ensure you are prepared for your expedition.
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OUTLINE ITINERARY:

Day 01: Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley
Day 03: Flight to Lukla, Trek to Phakding (2652m) 3 – 4 hrs
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m) 6 hrs
Day 05: Acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar
Day 06: Trek to Tengboche (3867m)
Day 07: Trek to Dingboche (4260m)
Day 08: Trek to Lobuche (4930m)
Day 09: Gorak Shep (5140m) – EBC (5364m) – Gorak Shep
Day 10: Trek to Lobuche (4930m) via Kala Patthar (5545m)
Day 11: Trek to Pangboche:
Day 12: Trek to Namche Bazaar:
Day 13: Trek to Lukla
Day 14: Flight: Lukla to Kathmandu
Day 15: Leisure Day in Kathmansu
Day 16: Departure
Note: During the Trip, weather, transport, local politics or multitude of other factors that are further our changes in the itinerary.  In case, it will come that problem, we’ll decide what is the best alternative and discussion with whole group about the best interests. Where a change does occur, we’ll do everything and we can do minimize its effect. But we cannot be responsible for the result of delays.
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EQUIPMENT LIST

SUGGESTED TREKKING EQUIPMENT LIST
  • 1 Pair of hiking boots
  • 1 Medium size backpack
  • 1 Day pack
  • 1 Sleeping bag (-20 C)
  • 1 Down Jacket/Gore tax Jacket
  • 1 Light wind & water proof jacket
  • 1 Inner sleeping sheet
  • 2 Long sleeve T-shirts
  • 1 Water bottle
  • 1 Pair gaiters/over trousers
  • 1 Pair sport shoes or sandal
  • 2 Pairs light weight trousers
  • 1 Pair shorts
  • 1 Fleece / warm sweater
  • 2 T-shirts
  • 2 Pair’ light socks
  • 3 Pairs heavy wool socks
  • 1 Sweatshirts / light sweater
  • 1 Torch & spear batteries
  • 1 Swimming costume / bathing suits
  • 1 Medium size towel
  • 1 Washing kit including washing powder, small clothesline and pegs, insect repellents etc. & personal toiletries
  • Moleskin for blister
  • Swiss type of army knife
  • Toilet paper, biodegradable soap/shampoo
  • Personal medication.
  • Underwear (including thermals)
  • Warm hat/ gloves
  • Sunglasses, sun hat and sun cream
  • Spear plastic bags for wrapping clothes

You should satisfy that your cold weather clothing will keep you comfortable down to – 20 degree Celsius. Most of the items mentioned above can easily & cheaply be hired either in Kathmandu or in Pokhara (if you are travelling to the Annapurna Region). Similarly Namche Bazaar has also alike options.

FIXED DEPARTURE

Start DateEnd DateCostStatusBooking
04 February, 201919 February, 2019US $1400Guaranteed
14 February, 201901 March, 2019US $1400Guaranteed
24 February, 201911 March, 2019US $1400Guaranteed
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Detail Itinerary
Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu
As soon as you arrive at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu you will be transferred into hotel. You will be invited to visit the office for briefing about this visit and for trekking permit. Overnight stay at a hotel.
Day02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley:
Taking light breakfast early in the morning, our guide will then take you for a pleasant day tour inside Kathmandu which encompasses the UNESCO enlisted holiest shrine of Shiva at Pashupatinath Temple Complex, the Bouddhanath Stupa which is the largest Stupa existing inside Kathmandu, Swayambhunath Temple aka Monkey Temple which is the oldest Stupa inside Kathmandu which dates almost 2oooyrs back and the Kathmandu Durbar Square which is yet another UNESCO enlisted historical site where you will get chance to view the abode of Living Goddess- Kumari, Kasthamandap Temple, Kal Bhairab and many more.
Day 03: Flight to Lukla (2810m) Trek to Phakding (2652m)
On the 2nd day you will take a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla which takes 35 minutes. From Lukla you will be heading towards Phakding (2652 m). Taking 35 minutes of flight to Lukla, your trip begins after climbing up to the slope on the left bank of Dudh Koshi River. On the way, you can view the magnificent beauty of Kusum Kangaru, Mt Kwondge and on the way you passed a few tea houses and Mani walls. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3446m)
On the 3rdday of the itinerary you will move from Phakding to Namche (3,446m).  After a slight rise from Jhorsalle, the trail passes a waterfall. Throughout the day, you will pass from the villages interspersed with magnificent forests of Rhododendron, giant fir trees and magnolia. And on the way to walk you will be rewarded (weather permitting) your first glimpse of Kusum Kanggru (6369m) Thamserku (6608m) Everest (8,848 m) and Nuptse (7879 m) then a steep climb to the beautiful village of Namche Bazaar (3440m). Overnight stay at a guesthouse.
Day 05: Exploration in Namche Bazaar
Acclimatization is important before proceeding to a higher elevation. It is therefore recommended that it is better to take a short day hike to Thame, Khumjung or Khunde. If you get some time then you can go for relaxing and exploring the Namche and the Sherpa culture. On this day you will head to Thame from Namche Bazaar by hiking and enjoying good eyesight. Today you will work through many prayer flags, mani and walls which is carved on stones. After winding the Bhote Koshi River the trail climbs steeply to Thame. You will have a good view of the Kangpoche Teng and Kwangde and North in the Thame Gompa Nangpa. Rimdu Mani festival is held here in the spring. In a same way you will head to Khumjung Village (3789m) by walking to the river then start to the village of Khumjung. Many hikers enjoy the trek to Khumjung village, as it is supposed to be one of the civilized communities of Sherpa. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.
Day 06: Trek to Tengboche (3867m)
On the 5th day you will find the trail climbing the forests where you find the musk deer. Tengboche is situated on a saddle at 3867m, surrounded by a clear dwarf firs and Rododendroms. Kwongde (6187m) Tawache (6542 m) Everest (8,848 m) Nuptse (7855m) Lhotse (8618m) Amadablam (6856m) Thamserku (6608m) offers an inspiring panorama of gigantic Himalayan. You will be visiting the Tengboche Buddhist Monastery which is considered as the largest in the Khumbu region. Overnight stay at a tented camp.
Day 07: Trek to Dingboche (4260m)
On the 6th day of trekking you will head to Dingboche from Tengboche. The valley progressively give details as you move toward the following of the Lobuche River. From here you will move down into the River to set in motion for the last and vertical climb of the day until you reach Dingboche. As you reach there you will view striking display of fields which are surrounded by stone walls for the protection of Barley, Potatoes, Buckwheat and animals grazing. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.
Day 08: Trek to Lobuche (4930m)
On the 7th day you will trek to Lobuche from Dingboche in an early morning. You will discover within yourself when you will find different Peaks like Lingtren, Khumbutse, Pumoru etc will be in front of you. Here, you will find yourself in the surrounding areas of Everest. Finally you will arrive at Lobuche. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.
Day 09: Gorak Shep (5140m) - EBC (5364m) - Gorak Shep
On the 8th day you will trek to Gorak Shep from Lobuche. It is good to know that Gorak Shep go away to the lead through the side of the Khumbu Glacier. From Gorakshep, we will proceed forward to Everest Base Camp and enjoy several gratifying views of soaring mountain peaks before returning back to Gorakshep where we will stay overnight.
Day 10: Trek to Lobuche (4930m) via Kala Patthar (5545m):
The return trip will be about 7-8hours long. Leaving Gorakshep, we will move towards Kala patthar which is more popular for the exquisite sunset view. We will have sunrise view afterwards which we will return back to Lobuche via Gorakshep. We will stop at Gorakshep for lunch.
Day 11: Trek to Pangboche:
7hrs of walking will shift us from Lobuche to Pangboche. The trail will mostly be steep downhill. We will travel through the culturally rich village of Pangboche where we will have opportunity to see the traditions and ways of living of highland villagers.
Day 12: Trek to Namche Bazaar:
You will walk along the hillside covered with Rhododendrons and junipers. If it is spring you can see pink and red flowers of rhododendron flames. The trail drops to Phunki Thanga, from where all the way passes through pine forests providing an opportunity to see wildlife such as mountain goats, Snow Leopard and colorful pheasants, finally you reached at Namche. Overnight stay at a tented camp.
Day 13: Trek to Lukla:
On the 12th day you will get back to Lukla (2810m), which is a beautiful and easy walk and in addition it provides the view to Kusum Kangaru, blue pine along with Rhododendron forest from Namche. This is the last day of the trek in a bustling city so enjoy dinner with the team members. Overnight stay at a guest house.
Day 14: Flight: Lukla to Kathmandu
It takes 30-minutes of scenic flight high above mountains to arrive back to domestic airport in Kathmandu from where we will get back to hotel. During day, you can either go shopping around busy streets of Thamel or remain idle on bed. Dinner will be served in the evening.
Day 15: Leisure Day in Kathmansu
This is very easy day,,, this day, you have to do shopping goods  for your family and friends.
Day 16: Departure:
The enticing 14 days ‘Everest Base CampTrek’ comes to an end on this day as you will be transferred back to Tribhuvan International airport by our representative. We are happy to serve you and we will be looking forward for your next visit.

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Cost includes
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Sightseeing at Kathmandu Valley (Monkey Temple, Pasupapati Tample, Boudhanath, Durbar square)
  • Three night accommodation with breakfast at 3 star category Hotel in Kathmandu
  • Best available twin sharing lodge for accommodation during the trek
  • Three daily meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trek
  • Round trip flight Kathmandu (Kathmandu- Lukla- Kathmandu) including departure tax
  • One highly experienced helpful and friendly guide (English speaking and Government licensed holder guide)
  • Porter service (2 Trekker: 1 Porter) there food, accommodation, Salary, equipment and including staff insurance
  • Snacks of seasonal fruits during the trek
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion)
  • Trekking map and trip achievement certificate
  • Entry fee for Sagarmatha National Park (Please bring two passport size photos for permit)
  • Local fee of Khambu valley or instated of TIMS
  • All Local/Government Taxes and office service charge
  • Medical Supplies (First Aid Kit will be available)
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your travel insurance Company
Cost Excludes: 
  • Nepal Visa fee
  • Meal not specified in the “meal inclusions” in the above itinerary
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Snacks and other expenses
  • International airfare to & from home town
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Hot showers during the trek except when in Lukla, Phakdhing and Namche
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Personal expenses like phone calls, laundry, bar bills and extra porters
  • Tips and donations for guides and porters.
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extend