Trek Mates India invites you Everest Base Camp – Trekking in Himalayas On 16th-30th Sep'17.
Place: Everest Base Camp
Activities: Trekking / Camping
Mt. Everest Base Camp:-
Being one of the finest trekking destinations in the world, where you not only get to see the world’s tallest peak, Mount Everest but many beautiful destinations of sight seeing such as Makalu and Lhotse is Everest base camp trek. Trekking to the Everest Base Camp (EBC) is always the favorite among every adventure enthusiasts who love to trek. Trekking the Everest Base Camp facing the south falls in Nepal and the most popular option for trekkers to reach Everest Base Camp. It is situated on an altitude of 5364 meters above sea level. This trekking route is of moderate difficulty level in terms of grade and few instances will be very strenuous. This will be a challenging task and the key over here is your patience level and not your fitness level. You can complete this trip with average fitness level, after all it is a trekking to the Everest Base Camp and not climbing the Mount Everest. Our guides will help you reach the desired level of speed and make this trip a success!
Our trekking expedition includes various places of tourist attractions like Namche Bazaar, Namche Museum, Tengboche Monastery and The oldest Shepra Village on the highest peak. We will get to see the Mount Lhotse, Mount Ama Dablam, The Imja Valley, Mount Makalu, Mount Cho Yu, Mount Pumori, Mount Nuptse, Mount Cholatse , Mount Thamserku, Khumbu Glacier, Khumbu Icefall, Khumbutse, Lingtren, Mahalangur, Everest Base Camp and a trek to top of Mount Kala Patthar. You will see a great panoramic view of mighty Himalayas and full view of Mount Everest.
Arrival - Kathmandu
Upon arrival our representative will meet you and take you to the hotel and issue your first permit. In the evening you can visit the Thamel Street, a great place for a hangout. A lot of restaurants, casinos and plenty of shops to buy trekking gears and accessories for your leisure.The next destination could be Darbar Marg.
Kathmandu to Lukla (2,800 meters), then walk to Phakding (2,652 meters)
First the breakfast, then we will proceed to the Tribhuvan Domestic Airport, Kathmandu. We will take a flight to Lukla. You will fly for 35 minutes. This could be your best Flying experience.You will witness some amazing views of Mountain and Nepal regions. Once you arrive in Lukla, our representatives will receive you. Immediately we will start our trekking and trek to Phakding. It is at an altitude level of 2652m. It is a simple trek for 2.5 hours. The trail will pass rural areas and natural arenas. We will stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 3 :
Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440 meters)
This day, we will trek for Namche Bazaar at an altitude level of 3, 440 meters. The route is surrounded by huge green mountain ranges. You will be seeing the DudhKoshi River. We will take a hault at Monjo for the lunch, as that is the last point to get food before Namche. The route between Monjo and Namche is a gradually inclining trail amidst thick green forest. You will get a wonderful glimpse of Everest and Lhotse just before Namche, though not very clear. Overnight stay at hotel. Total trekking will be 6 to 7 hours with moderate difficulty level and a portion after Monjo will be strenuous.
Acclimatization at Namche Bazaar (3440 meters) Short Hiking
A day for acclimatization and we will be resting in Namche Bazaar. It is a place that has everything one can wish for tons of leisure alternatives including Coffee shops, bars, restaurants and many more things to do. You can visit the Namche Museum, this a little above Namche Bazaar, just about 20 minutes climbing. You can get a clear view of Everest and Lhotse from this place. You can visit the Namche Bazaar (Market) and Namche Monastery.
Namche to Tengboche (3860 meters)
This day is for Tengboche, a small valley at an altitude level of 3,860m. One of the Golden points of this trip.The Tengboche Monastery is a famous and beautiful place, worth visiting. It will take 5 hours and your above average Trekking skills.
Tengboche to Dingboche (4360 meters)
Today we will start our trek and go towards the Pangboche village and we will get some nice views of Mount AmaDablam. We are likely to have our lunch at Pangboche. We will then trek towards Pheriche and proceed to the Imja Valley. We will be able to see the Lobuche River and will pass through it and take steep hike to Dingboche. Overnight stay in a hotel at Dingboche. The trek will be about 6 to 7 hours while it will be moderate for most part, there will be about 1 steep incline.
Acclimatization day at Dingboche (4360 meters)
Today will be an acclimatization day. We can take a small hike to get a view of worlds three top mountain peaks, Mount Lhotse, Mount Makalu and Mount Cho Yu. Besides these, you will see plenty of peaks and mountain ranges. Overnight stay at hotel.
Dingboche to Lobuche (4940 meters)
Today we will start trekking towards Dughla (4, 600m) and then to Lobuche (4,940m). On this route we will get to see a huge stream and many mountain peaks including Mount Pumori (7, 138m), Mount Nuptse, Mount Cholatse and Mount Thamserku. Once we pass the Khumbu Glacier we will get to see the highest peaks such as Khumbutse, Lingtren, Pumori and Mahalangur. While all of these will look very near to the Mount Everest, it is not possible to get a glimpse of Everest from here. Total trekking time will be 6 to 7 hours and this will be a moderate trek. Overnight stay at hotel.
Lobuche (4940 meters) to Gorakshep (5, 170m) to Everest Base Camp (5, 364m) and come back to Gorakshep
A day for complete glacier route. The trek to Gorakshep (5, 170m) and Everest Base Camp (5, 364m) is likely to be a moderate trek. Partial view of Everest ,however the Kumbhu icefall will be very clearly visible. This part of the trek will surely feel like you are in heaven amidst the glaciers and see the great mountain up-close. We will get to see the peak of the Everest very clearly tomorrow from Kala Patthar. Accomodation in a hotel at Gorakshep.Trekking will last for 8 – 9 hours.
Hiking to Kala Patthar (5645 meters) and descend to Lobuche(4940 meters)
The challenging hike to Kala Patthar will be the most difficult part of this trekking expedition of yours as well as the most rewarding one. You will be able to see the Peak of Everest. The only place to show you highest points of Himalaya. It will take about 2.5 to 3 hours to reach Kala Patthar from Gorakshep. After Kala Patthar it will be all descending from now on and the trek becomes very simple, though you have to be careful about the decline. Another 3 hours to reach Lobuche (4940m). Total trek time will be 7 hours to the most with only one steep incline and rest simple and an easy trek.
Lobuche (4940 meters) to Tengboche (3860 meters)
This day forTengboche via Pheriche it will be about 6 to 7 hours of easy declining trekking. You will be passing through the amazing Himalayan ranges.
Tengboche (3860 meters) to Monjo (2835 meters)
A moderate trek; it will take about 6 – 7 hours trek to reach Monjo. Overnight stay at Monjo.
Monjo(2835 meters) to Lukla (2800 meters)
It will take about 6 hours to reach Lukla. In this simple trek, we will get a very small incline just before Lukla. Overnight stay at Lukla.
Lukla to Kathmandu
Today we will proceed to the Airport and catch our flight to Kathmandu and enjoy the valley views throughout the 35 minutes flying time. This is a complete leisure day and overnight stay at hotel.
Please check out by 12 noon to catch your flight. We will drop you at the Airport.
Airport pick up and drop for international terminal.
Domestic airport transfers.
Accommodation in Kathmandu (2 nights).
Accommodation during the trekking period (12 nights).
Domestic return flights (Kathmandu- Lukla -Kathmandu).
All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS).
Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation.
Medical kit (carried by your trek leader).
All government and local taxes.
Please Note: For single trekker we provide porter cum guide.
Travel expenses to reach and return from Kathmandu.
Food and drinking water throughout the trip.
Soft-drinks / Beverages / Alcohols / Snacks / Chocolates Etc.
Additional accommodation and food expenses if trek gets delayed due to weather, flight cancellation, health or any other reason.
Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.).
Health Insurance, Personal Insurance and other travel insurance.
Expenses for evacuation and rescue operations due to natural calamity, mishaps, injury or any health problem.
Nepalese visa fee.
Tips for guide(s), porter(s).