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Everest Base Camp Trekking


Overview

Everest Base Camp Trekking is an adventure of lifetime to see the pristine Himalayan peaks including Mt. Everest.  Including the top of the world, snow leopard (Everest summiteer) Sherpa people and their culture, life hood and tradition are other interesting side of journey. The mountain Buddhism, the Mani wall (Prayer wheel) and prayer flags are flapping for a long time to your entry to this region with good health. Encounter of Mt. Everest Summiteer or caravan of expedition and chat to them while staying at guest house or along the way would be a lifetime memory. Heaving difficult life in this high mountain and still smiling people not only inspire you to do more hard work and be happy with what you have. You will even forget your hunger, tiredness and thrust. You would lost with nature while passing the caravan of yak with heavy load to Everest Base Camp, your porter willing to talk to you with smile the natural activities.

The last village of this 12 days’ Everest Base Camp Trekking is Gorekshep 5200m. You may feel difficulties of breathing, dizziness or some headache. That could be because of low level oxygen which is normal in high mountains. The following day, wake up early in the morning and hike to view point Kalapatter to see the sunrise from Himalaya and stunning view of Himalayan peaks. Take photos, see it, feel it, breathe it and back to your guest house for breakfast. After breakfast your trek will start to return.

Everest Base Camp Trekking can be combine with Rollawing valley trekking, Gokyo Chola Pass Trek, Island Peak Climbing .
Everest Base Camp Trek in Spring: This is the best time to trek to this region. The sky is clear and mountains have seen very clear. The temperature is not so cold and not so hot.  You could meet to the Everest and other high   mountain expedition group in this season and have a nice chat with them.
Everest Base Camp Trek in Autumn: This is also another great season to trek to Everest region. This season also has a clear sky, lovely weather, and clear mountain view.  There could have some expeditions passing towards Everest and other mountains in this season as well as.
Everest Base Camp Trek in winter: Trek to Khumvu in winter is considered a hard time. After snow fall the trail cold block and temperature could goes down bellow 25 or so. The icy trail could be slippery and difficult to walk. The weather could have misty or cloudy.
Everest Base Camp Trek in summer: Summer is a rainy season in Nepal. This could be a cloudy sky and difficult to fly to Lukla.  The benefit of this season trekking is to enjoy the Himalayan flower like blue puppy etc.

Trekking Permit
Sagarmatha national park permit Nrs.3390/ person single entry.
TIMS Trekkers Information Management System Nrs.2000/ person single entry.
Local Municipality tax Nrs.2000/ person each entry (this is newly introduced from Sept 2017)


Trip Highlights

  • View the best seen to Mt. Everest from Kalapatter
  • Explore the high mountain people and life.
  • Meet the Sherpa Mt. Everest summiteer.
  • Explore Mountain Buddhism in Nepal
  • Inspire yourself seeing giant Himalaya.

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Itinerary

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We will be waiting at Nepal airport and to you arrival and transfer to hotel. Free in the evening to explore the downtown. Later we will organize a typical Nepali dinner at Nepali restaurant. Night rest at Hotel.
Transport: By private van/ car
Accommodation: Hotel in the city center.
Meal: Welcome Nepali cultural dinner.
Taken care by: our representative/ city tour guide

Breakfast will be serving at Hotel. After breakfast, explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites (Pashupatinath- Hindu temple, Boudhanath - Buddhist stupa, Swyambhunath - Buddhist Stupa and Patan Durbar Square). Lunch will be stop in the restaurant. Evening back to Hotel free for dinner. Night rest at Hotel.
Transport: by private car/ van.
Accommodation: Hotel in the city center.
Meal: Breakfast and lunch in the hotel/ restaurant.
Tour: City Sight seeing by car with our city tour guide.

Your trekking guide will pick you up in the morning from your hotel and drive to domestic airport. Take a sceninc flight to Lukla where you will meet your rest of the team. You will be served the breakfast at local guest house.
Lukla airport (2840m) is situated in between high mountains and due to the weather is changing frequently which make tht flight uncertain. You may have long waiting to take a flight to Lukla. Gear up with warm cloth and head to Phakding for about 3-4 hr down hill. Phakding is a small town where there are some guest houses to stop overnight. You can have use a WIFI at your guest hosue to stay in touch.
Meal: BLD from the local guest house
Accommodation: Local guest house
Take care by: English speaking trekking guide and porter

Trek will starts after breakfast. The first part of the trek (until Joresalle) follows along the Dudh Koshi river. After check your permit, cross the suspension bridge and continue following the river another an hour. The trail will leave the river after crossing the river and it is the hardest part of the trek to get to Namche. This is a steep hiking for about 2-3 hrs. Enjoy the view of Kwongde, Thamserku and Kusum Kangru Mountain. Namche bazar is the gate way to Mt. Everest where you can have internet cafe, bakery care to have a delicious bite. Night rest at Guest house.
Meal: BLD from the local guest house
Accommodation: Local guest house
Take care by: English speaking trekking guide and porter
Trek time: Approx 6 hr.

Today is a rest day. After the breakfast hike to Khumjung for acclimatization and a tiny view of Mt. Everest and Kwongde, Thamserku and Kusum Kangru, Amadablam. Later return to guest house in Namche and night rest.
Meal: BLD from the local guest house
Accommodation: Local guest house
Take care by: English speaking trekking guide and porter
Trek time: Approx 5-6 hr

Take breakfast and starts your trekking. Today you will hike for half an hour and easy to the river. After crossing the trail hike to Tengeboache. After tea coffee, visit the Tengboache monastery. Back to guest house and night rest.
Meal: BLD from the local guest house
Accommodation: Local guest house
Take care by: English speaking trekking guide and porter
Trek time: 5-6 hr.

Trek will starts as other days. Now you are walking around 4000m. you might feel some difficulties to walk because of altitude. Arrive in Pheriche and if you have any health problem, you can visit HRA clinic. You can have some advise about AMS or can buy some medicine just incase you have some problem.
Meal: BLD from the local guest house
Accommodation: Local guest house
Take care by: English speaking trekking guide and porter
Trek time: Approx 5 hr

You will be wondering seeing the towering mountain. Many mountain lovers stop their walking and looks like they have never imagine that they could see the giant mountain just some hundred meters ahead of them.
Meal: BLD from the local guest house
Accommodation: Local guest house
Take care by: English speaking trekking guide and porter
Trek time: approx 4-5 hr

This is just a 300m ascending but because of elevation feels like hiking too high. Fresh mountain air and beauty of giant Mountain will always inspire you give you power. Arrive to Gorekshep and after lunch visit Everest Base Camp. Enjoy a highest living for this time.
Meal: BLD from the local guest house
Accommodation: Local guest house
Take care by: English speaking trekking guide and porter.
Trek time: Approx 4 hr

This is the biggest day of your trekking. Wake up early in the morning and hike to view point. Take enough photos; enjoy the sun rise from the top of the world, and a life time experience to see the Great Himalayas. Start to trek back.
Meal: BLD from the local guest house
Accommodation: Local guest house
Take care by: English speaking trekking guide and porter
View: Mt. Everest. Pumori, Cho Oyu, Amadablam, Lhotse, Nuptse, and many other Himalayan peaks. The stunning sunrise from the Himalayas.

You must feel better and should be easier to go down. Take a look back the view and continue.
Meal: BLD from the local guest house
Accommodation: Local guest house
Take care by: English speaking trekking guide and porter Meal: BLD from the local guest house

Enjoy a tiny village of Sherpa and Dudh Koshi river gorging. You will encounter caravan of Yak and porter carrying the trekker’s food and luggage.
Meal: BLD from the local guest house
Accommodation: Local guest house
Take care by: English speaking trekking guide and porter Meal: BLD from the local guest house

this is the last village in the mountain. Enjoy your last night and you might treat to you guide and porter.
Meal: BLD from the local guest house
Accommodation: Local guest house
Take care by: English speaking trekking guide and porter Meal: BLD from the local guest house

Wake up early and take a mountain breakfast and walk to airport. Take a mountain scenic flight and good bye your supporting team, the local people and whole Himalayan region for this time. Transfer to hotel and free day.
Accommodation: Hotel in the city center.
Take care by: English speaking trekking guide and porter Meal: Breakfast from the local guest house
Transport: Private transport to hotel from Airport.

Meal: Breakfast at your hotel.
Transport: private transfer to airport for the final Departure.


What are included?

  • Arrival, departure and all the land transfer as per itinerary.
  • Guided sightseeing in Katmandu for one day by car/ van.
  • Three night hotel in Katmandu on BB in the city center.
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) whilst on the trek.
  • Local guest house accommodations in trekking on twin sharing (bathroom outside)
  • Applicable trekking fees (national park permit and TIMS).
  • Guide and Porters (one porter per two persons is provided to carry the clients personal effects)
  • Domestic flight to and from Lukla including guide.
  • Sleeping bag, duffle bag, trekking pole in trekking.
  • First aid medicinal kit bag with guide.
  • Insurance for the trekking staff. (insurance as per state law)
  • All the government tax and our (AATE) service charges.

What are not included?

  • Personal trekking equipment
  • If any extra accommodation, meal and sightseeing in Katmandu than itinerary.
  • International flights and Nepal entry Visa.
  • Your travel insurance (for travel, cancellation, accident, health, emergency evacuation and loss of life, theft of or damage to personal effects).
  • Tips and gratuities (crew frequently receives some recognition for good service)
  • Costs arising from unforeseen events outside the control of AATE.
  • Personal expenses such as alcoholic beverages, soft drinks, mineral water, monuments entrance fees, postage, laundry, video, camera, phone, etc.
  • All other services not included in the “cost includes" section above.

Trip Enquiry

The itinerary listed is a guideline and standard pattern which we provide you. This trekking can be modified according to your time and requirements. We will be pleased if you provide every minor details about your trip.

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