|Altitude: 5,500 m||Duration: 13 -16 days||Grade: Moderate-Difficult|
Everest base camp Trek is one of the most popular trekking destination in Nepal. During this 16 day journey we will get an opportunity to see the world’s tallest mountain, Mount Everest and many popular peaks like Mt. Amadablam, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Tabuche peak, Thamserku, Kongde, Tengi riki, Kusum, Labuche, Pumori peak 38, island peak and many more peaks around. It is a great opportunity to get the knowledge of the world famous climbers Sherpa people way of living in the Everest region. After entering the world heritage site Sagarmatha National Park, we get an opportunity to observe colourful birds like Danfe, Tibetain cock, mountain eagle, animals like Himalayan Thar etc. The final success of the EBC trek mean that we accomplished one of the hardest trip journey in the world.
Day 1: Arrive Kathmandu 1350m and transfer to the hotel with B/B plan (bed and breakfast). lunch, dinner not included.
Day 2: Fly Lukla 2,752m and trek to Phakding. Today walk is easy and mostly we follow beautiful Sherpa village and Dudh koshi river stay overnight in a local lodge. (45 minutes flight+4 hours easy walk) first day.
Day 3: Trek to Namche bazar 3440m. Today walk up to Monjo then we will enter in to Sagarmatha National park. Slowly we follow the Dudh koshi river. Once we arrive at the double suspension bridge we slowly begin to climb about 600m to reach Namche bazaar. (7 to 8 hours walk).
Day4: Acclimatization day ( Early in the morning visit Everest view point. After the breakfast walk up to the Everest view hotel or visit Khumjung village (5 hours walk) then return to Namche bazaar.
Day 5: Trek to Dibuche. Today we are following the beautiful traill, flat walk up to Kengjungma with the best view of some beautiful peaks side by side then slowly descend Phungi thanga river bank for Lunch. After the check post, we start climb of 2 hours 15 minutes that takes us to Tengbuche Monastery which open window of the mountains.Then walk 25 minutes to Dibuche through the Rhododendron forest over night at Rhododendron lodge. 3,820m. (6 to 7 hours).
Day 6: Trek to Dingbuche 4,412m. Today is easy walk (5 hours 30 minutes) take us in to the beautiful valley.
Day 7: Acclimatizationday. We wake up and the glimpse of the beautiful high mountains scenery around will make you happy. After the breakfast we climb Dingbuche Ri peak 4,900m from where we can have the fantastic views. Total 4/5 hours walk and return to Dingbuche for lunch and overnight.
Day 8: Trek to Labuche 4,920m. The climb on Dingbuche ri will definitely help us today up to high Labuche. (6 hours walk)
Day 9: Today visit Everest base camp 5,365m and return back to Gorakshep (7/8 hours).
Day 10: Start 4:30 am climb Kalapatthar 5,550m after taking picture of Khumbu glacier and some high peaks we slowly return to Gorakshep for breakfast.After the breakfast return slowly back to Thukla or Pheriche for safety.
Day 11: Return back to Namche bazaar.
Day 12: Return back to Phakding
Day 13: Return back to Lukla and explore Lukla town.
Day 14: Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel with B/B plan (lunch and dinner not included).
Day 15: Sightseeing or self explore. Visit Pashupatinath and Bhaktapur Durbar square and return to the hotel ( Lunch and dinner not included)
Day 16: Final departure.
The package includes:
1. Airport pick up and drop
2. Hotel in Kathmandu with Bed and breakfast plan 3 night ( No Lunch and dinner included)
3. Flight (KTM to Lukla and Lukla to KTM airfare)
4. All staff wages and insurance
5. Clients food and lodging during the trek
6. National park, Municipality TIMS charge
7. Sightseeing fee
The package does not include:
1. Soft and hard drinks like (mineral water, coca cola or hard drinks) during the trek from the lodge and local shop
2. Mobile and power bank charge
3. Clients travel insurance
4. Horse hire charge
5. Tips for the staffs
The clients should carry:
1. Warm woollen jacket
2. Wind proof Gore-Tex Jacket light
3. Woollen hat, Cape
4. 4 pair of T-shirts
5. Warm inners, Thermals
6. 4 pair of warm socks, 2 pair of light socks
7. Trekking trousers
8. Extra half trousers
9. Sunglasses, Sunscreen
10. Good trekking boots
11. Rain coat