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The best part I liked about the Everest Base Camp trek is its wonderful beauty. Those 13 days of this trek was the most celebrated days of my life. I'm...
The trek to Everest base camp opened my eyes to the beauty of nature left to be from the hands of man. The trek from Lobouche to the everest base camp ...
Trip Starting From: Kathmandu
Trip Location: Kathmandu
About the Destination: Trek to Everest Base Camp, world’s highest mountain peak's camp is the ultimate trek a trekker dreams of. Located at an altitude of 5,550m, join this Mount Everest Base Camp trek to explore the spectacular beauty of this base camp. Pass through authentic villages and explore their culture whilst continuing on an exciting climb to Everest’s base camp. Explore remote attractions of these villages and interact with locals to know more about their culture and beliefs.
About the Departure with Details:
Originating from Nepal’s capital city Kathmandu, this trip to Everest Base Camp will take you through the best of the Mt Everest! A camp that is desired by almost every trekkers, the Everest Base Camp is known for its own and unique charm and allurement. Join this trek, witness and explore and get to know, why this trek is ranked as one of the best treks in the entire world!
Maximum Altitude: 5,550m
Arrival in 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, it is a very popular place. It has lot of restaurants, casinos and plenty of shops to buy trekking gears and accessories. You can also visit the Darbar Marg.
Kathmandu to Lukla, then walk to Phakding (2652m)
After breakfast we will proceed to the Tribhuvan Domestic Airport, Kathmandu. We will take a flight to Lukla. The total flying time is of 35 minutes. The experience of flying in this route will be one of your best. The flight will be passing through valleys and presenting some breathtaking views of the mountain ranges and the Nepali villages atop. 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 via many small villages and green mountains. We will stay overnight at the hotel.
Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m)
Today we will trek for Namche Bazaar. Namche is at an altitude level of 3440m. The route is surrounded by huge green mountain ranges. The Dudh Koshi river flows along the side till Namche. We will stop 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 be able to get a glimpse of Everest and Lhotse just before Namche, though not very clear. Overnight stay at hotel. Total trekking will be 5 to 6 hours with moderate difficulty level and a portion after Monjo will be strenuous.
Acclimatization at Namche (3440m), Short Hiking
This is a day for acclimatization and we will be resting in Namche Bazaar. It is a place that has everything one can wish for. Coffee shops, Bars, Restaurants and many more things to do. You can go to the Namche museum, this a little above Namche Bazaar, just about 20 minutes trek. 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 (3860m)
Tengboche is a small valley at an altitude level of 3860m. It is one of the most beautiful places of our entire trekking route. The Tengboche Monastery is a famous and beautiful place, worth visiting. The trek time will be about 5 hours with moderate difficulty level.
Tengboche to Dingboche (4360m)
Today we will start our trek and go towards the Pangboche village, we will get some nice views of Mount Ama Dablam. 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 at Dingboche. The trek will be about 6 to 7 hours while it will be moderate for most part, there will be about 2 steep inclines.
Acclimatization day at Dingboche (4360m)
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 (4940m)
Today we will start trekking towards Dughla (4600m) and then to Lobuche (4940m). On this route we will get to see a huge stream and many mountain peaks including Mount Pumori (7138m), 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 8 hours and this will be a moderate trek. Overnight stay at hotel.
Lobuche (4940m) to Gorakshep (5170m) to Everest Base Camp (5364m) and come back to Gorakshep.
This will be a completely glacier route. The trek to Gorakshep (5170m) and Everest Base Camp (5364m) is likely to be a moderate trek. You can see Everest on the way but you can’t get a full view from Base camp, 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 gigantic mountain up-close. We will get to see the peak of the Everest very clearly tomorrow from Kala Patthar. Overnight stay in Gorakshep. The total trekking time will be 5 -7 hours and will be moderate.
Hiking to Kala Patthar (5645m) and descend to Lobuche (4940)
The 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. In fact Kala Patthar is the only place which will give you views of almost the entire high peak mountains of the Himalayan Ranges. 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. We will need another 3 hours to reach Lobuche (4940m). Total trek time will be 7 hours max with only one steep incline and rest simple and easy trek.
Based on group’s decision you can trek down to Pheriche also
Lobuche (4940m) to Tengboche (3860m)
It will be about 6 to 7 hours of easy declining trekking. You will be passing through the amazing Himalayan ranges.
Tengboche (3860m) to Monjo (2835m)
This will be a moderate trek; it will take about 6 – 7 hours trek to reach Monjo. Overnight stay at Monjo.
Monjo (2835m) to Lukla (2800m)
It will take about 6 hours to reach Lukla. This will remain a 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.
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Rated : 5.0
The best part I liked about the Everest Base Camp trek is its wonderful beauty. Those 13 days of this trek was the most celebrated days of my life. I'm sure all our group mates had the same feeling I had. The beauty of the Mt Everest is truly the most excellent in the world. The trek was well conducted and we had no issues during the entire trek.
Rated : 5.0
The trek to Everest base camp opened my eyes to the beauty of nature left to be from the hands of man. The trek from Lobouche to the everest base camp is a lot of fun. Make sure your gear is with you at all times. Definitely want to go back as soon as possible.
Rated : 5.0
Till you complete the Everest Base Camp trek, your trekking world will be incomplete! It is the epitome of all the treks. And according to me, it is a must for everyone who craves for fun, adventure and excitement in the Everest.
Rated : 4.0
My dream come true trip finally! This was so amazing. I highly recommend this place to all of you to visit at some point in your life. The mountains are a treat for the eyes and the trek makes you tired, but it bears great results.
Rated : 4.0
Apart from the huge flight delay to Kathmandu, the entire trek was flawless. Well experienced guides, helpers and trek-mates made the experience very good for me. I really had lot of good times during the Everest Base Camp Trek . Also, if possible try to get a nice camera on the trek. There are amazing moments to capture during the trek.
Rated : 4.0
This is the ultimate dream trip for any trekker. Beautiful place, nice and kind people and very friendly company that you will meet on arrival there. The Tengboche monastery is trek. The climb is tedious, but the view at the top, is unlike any other. Too beautiful to put into words.
Rated : 4.0
Nepal will never disappoint you, and if you sign in for this trek with Thrillophilia, you will get to discover the very best of Nepal and its hills and mountains. Truly one of the best treks in the world.
Rated : 3.0
The trek was done well. There were few things which could be improved. Otherwise the trek was pretty hard but doable. One should prepare well for the trek
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