Everest Base Camp Trek

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Itinerary

Day 1 – Arrival in Kathmandu

Arrive by flight in Kathmandu.

Take the arranged private airport transfer to your hotel in Kathmandu.

Receive a trip briefing and check your equipment.

 

Day 2 – Kathmandu to Lukla to Phakding

Take a private airport transfer to the airport.

Fly a memorable 45-minute flight from Kathmandu to Lukla airport, arguably the most spectacular (and possibly the most dangerous) airport in the world.

Start trekking toward the Dudh Kosi river, passing fields of potatoes and buck-wheat and small villages, until we reach the first overnight stop at Phakding.

3-4 hours of trekking total.

 

Day 3 – Phakding to Namche Bazaar

Cross and re-cross the glacial Dudh Kosi river.

Walk through pine forests and terraced fields, as spectacular mountain peaks unfold above the deep river valley.

Pass through the gates of the Sagamartha National Park.

Cross a spectacular high bridge before commencing an ascent to the village of Namche Bazaar, the Sherpa capital of Nepal. The sight of the prosperous village is coupled with your first view of Mt Everest.

After lunch, peruse the Tibetan traders’ stalls or the Sherpa shops in search of a bargain.

5-6 hours of trekking total.

 

Day 4 – Acclimatization at Namche Bazaar

Acclimatize to the high altitude by resting at your hotel, or exploring the local area.

Snap some pictures of the spectacular peaks that tower above, even at the height of this mountainous village.

Visit the interesting collection of mountaineering items and photographs at the Sherpa Cultural Centre.

Optional: Those who are fit and acclimatizing well may wish to take the optional morning walk.

 

Day 5 – Namche Bazaar to Tengboche

Meander around the ridges on the trail to Tengboche, one of the most spectacular trekking days in Nepal. Clearly see Mt Everest on the horizon ahead before descending through splendid rhododendron forests.

Cross the Dudh Kosi and ascent to the top of a long ridge which flows from the summit of Kantega. Pass through a traditional gateway before cresting the ridge onto a wide grassy meadow at the monastery village of Tengboche.

Watch the spectacular sunset framed by Mt Everest and all the other major peaks of the area.

5-6 hours of trekking total.

 

Day 6 – Tengboche to Dingboche

 Take a final early morning view of the mountains from the monastery, then head down to cross the Imja Khola river before an easy climb along a wide open trail to the small village of Pangboche.

Take a slight detour to visit the Pangboche Gomba, the oldest monastery in the Khumbu.

Cross the river again and trek up to Dingboche village.

5-6 hours of trekking total.

 

Day 7 – Dingboche to Duglha

Trek through the Khumbu Khola valley along an arid terrace with awesome views of mountains on all sides.

Pass by Dusa, a yak herding village, and Phulung Karpo, the camp site of the first successful Everest expedition in 1953, on the way to Duglha.

3-4 hours of trekking total.

 

Day 8 – Duglha to Lobuche

Pass through boulder-strewn slopes as you ascend Chupki Lhara, an eerie ridge top with dramatic mountain views, to find an array of stones with prayer flags, used as memorials.

Follow the trail as it drops to and crosses the Khumbu Glacier moraine.

2-4 hours of trekking total.

 

Day 9 – Lobuche to Gorak Shep to Everest Base Camp

Climb a small ascent to Thangma Riju where you can see breathtaking 360-degree vistas of nearby mountains. You will also see your first glimpse of Kala Patthar, a grey-green knoll beneath Mt. Pumori.

As you reach Gorak Shep, you will snow-capped mountains looming all around you, including Mt Everest.

Eat lunch and rest briefly, before continuing on to Everest Base Camp, where mountaineers’ tents stand out in bright colors against the monotony of grey surroundings.

Enjoy some time at Everest Base camp before heading back to stay overnight at Gorak Shep.

8-9 hours of trekking total.

 

Day 10 – Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar to Pheriche

 Start early in the morning to climb up to the peak of Kala Patthar to catch the sunrise over Mt Everest. This is one of the hardest climbs of the trek, with your body almost demanding more oxygen than is available in the air, but it is a once-in-a-lifetime experience with literally breathtaking views.

Hike steadily downhill toward the valley floor into Pheriche.

Sip some hot tea and savour some chocolate as you relax after one of the longest and hardest days.

8-9 hours of trekking total.

 

Day 11 – Pheriche to Pangboche to Tengboche to Namche Bazaar

Trek down through the hillside blanketed with juniper and rhododendron trees, possibly flowering with red pink and red rhododendron flowers.

Crest a ridge and traverse toward the villages of Khumjung and Khunde.

Explore these traditional villages, making sure to visit Sir Edmund Hillary’s “Schoolhouse in the Clouds”, the famed Khunde hospital, as well as a monastery at Khumjung where you might see the “scalp of a yeti”.

Continue on to Namche Bazaar for an overnight stay.

5-6 hours of trekking total.

 

Day 12 – Namche Bazaar to Lukla

Descend to the confluence of the Dhudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi rivers, seeing the last view of Mt Everest on the way.

Retrace your steps along the valley to pass a variety of settlements and forests before a gentle climb to Lukla.

Savour the final mountain sunset of the trek.

Party on this last evening of the trek with the rest of the team, especially the porters who will return to their villages from here. There is usually lots of music, dancing, and singing.

6-8 hours of trekking total.

 

Day 13 – Lukla to Kathmandu

Fly back to Kathmandu, a thrilling flight over forests, fields and villages, with the Himalayas behind you.

On arrival, take a private transfer to the hotel.

Take the rest of the day to relax in Kathmandu.

 

Day 14 – Kathmandu

Enjoy a leisure day in Kathmandu.

Get some shopping done, visit the local tourist town of Thamel, or do some sightseeing.

Feast on a Nepali traditional cultural dinner in the evening with the rest of the group.

 

Day 15 – Departure from Kathmandu

After breakfast, take a private airport transfer to the Kathmandu airport for your flight home.

Arrive by flight in Kathmandu.

Take the arranged private airport transfer to your hotel in Kathmandu.

Receive a trip briefing and check your equipment.

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Everest Base Camp Trek

May 12, 2018
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May 27, 2018

Trek at the Top of the World to Everest Base Camp

After arriving in Kathmandu in Nepal, you will be flown deep into the Himalayas, where you will begin the breathtaking trek to Everest Base Camp, and continue upwards to the peak of Kala Patthar where you will have sweeping views of the peak of Everest and surrounding mountains.

What To Expect

Regarded as a classic trek, the Everest Base Camp trek is among the world’s most famous trekking routes. On your way to the highest mountain in the world, Everest at 8,848m, you will make your way past majestic mountains, high mountain villages, isolated monasteries, and experience the innate hospitality of the local people and the ever-smiling Sherpas. Our group will be a maximum size of 8 people, who are all fun, positive and epic human beings like you.

What's Included

  • 3 nights hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • All airport transfers by private vehicles
  • Tea-house lodging every night during the trek
  • Personal porter to carry your bag, and all his/her expenses
  • ‍Experienced government-licensed English-speaking guide
  • Domestic airfare (Kathmandu to Lukla roundtrip) and all airport taxes
  • All standard meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) with cup of tea/coffee during the trek
  • Trekkers’ Information Management Systems (TIMS) card, mandatory for safety on treks
  • Sagarmatha National Park fees
  • Sleeping bag, down jacket and gloves in your size.
  • ‍Staff insurance, medical, and equipment
  • ‍First aid kit
  • ‍Company t-shirt and certificate of trek
  • ‍All government and local taxes
  • Your picture taken along the way including a compilation video of our adventure together

What's Excluded

  • Your personal travel/trekking insurance
  • Mountain rescue charges, if needed
  • ‍Cold, hot, and alcohol drinks on trek
  • Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu
  • Additional food or drink in addition to standard meals
  • Personal and emergency expenses
  • Tips for staff

Itinerary

Day 1 – Arrival in Kathmandu

Arrive by flight in Kathmandu.

Take the arranged private airport transfer to your hotel in Kathmandu.

Receive a trip briefing and check your equipment.

 

Day 2 – Kathmandu to Lukla to Phakding

Take a private airport transfer to the airport.

Fly a memorable 45-minute flight from Kathmandu to Lukla airport, arguably the most spectacular (and possibly the most dangerous) airport in the world.

Start trekking toward the Dudh Kosi river, passing fields of potatoes and buck-wheat and small villages, until we reach the first overnight stop at Phakding.

3-4 hours of trekking total.

 

Day 3 – Phakding to Namche Bazaar

Cross and re-cross the glacial Dudh Kosi river.

Walk through pine forests and terraced fields, as spectacular mountain peaks unfold above the deep river valley.

Pass through the gates of the Sagamartha National Park.

Cross a spectacular high bridge before commencing an ascent to the village of Namche Bazaar, the Sherpa capital of Nepal. The sight of the prosperous village is coupled with your first view of Mt Everest.

After lunch, peruse the Tibetan traders’ stalls or the Sherpa shops in search of a bargain.

5-6 hours of trekking total.

 

Day 4 – Acclimatization at Namche Bazaar

Acclimatize to the high altitude by resting at your hotel, or exploring the local area.

Snap some pictures of the spectacular peaks that tower above, even at the height of this mountainous village.

Visit the interesting collection of mountaineering items and photographs at the Sherpa Cultural Centre.

Optional: Those who are fit and acclimatizing well may wish to take the optional morning walk.

 

Day 5 – Namche Bazaar to Tengboche

Meander around the ridges on the trail to Tengboche, one of the most spectacular trekking days in Nepal. Clearly see Mt Everest on the horizon ahead before descending through splendid rhododendron forests.

Cross the Dudh Kosi and ascent to the top of a long ridge which flows from the summit of Kantega. Pass through a traditional gateway before cresting the ridge onto a wide grassy meadow at the monastery village of Tengboche.

Watch the spectacular sunset framed by Mt Everest and all the other major peaks of the area.

5-6 hours of trekking total.

 

Day 6 – Tengboche to Dingboche

 Take a final early morning view of the mountains from the monastery, then head down to cross the Imja Khola river before an easy climb along a wide open trail to the small village of Pangboche.

Take a slight detour to visit the Pangboche Gomba, the oldest monastery in the Khumbu.

Cross the river again and trek up to Dingboche village.

5-6 hours of trekking total.

 

Day 7 – Dingboche to Duglha

Trek through the Khumbu Khola valley along an arid terrace with awesome views of mountains on all sides.

Pass by Dusa, a yak herding village, and Phulung Karpo, the camp site of the first successful Everest expedition in 1953, on the way to Duglha.

3-4 hours of trekking total.

 

Day 8 – Duglha to Lobuche

Pass through boulder-strewn slopes as you ascend Chupki Lhara, an eerie ridge top with dramatic mountain views, to find an array of stones with prayer flags, used as memorials.

Follow the trail as it drops to and crosses the Khumbu Glacier moraine.

2-4 hours of trekking total.

 

Day 9 – Lobuche to Gorak Shep to Everest Base Camp

Climb a small ascent to Thangma Riju where you can see breathtaking 360-degree vistas of nearby mountains. You will also see your first glimpse of Kala Patthar, a grey-green knoll beneath Mt. Pumori.

As you reach Gorak Shep, you will snow-capped mountains looming all around you, including Mt Everest.

Eat lunch and rest briefly, before continuing on to Everest Base Camp, where mountaineers’ tents stand out in bright colors against the monotony of grey surroundings.

Enjoy some time at Everest Base camp before heading back to stay overnight at Gorak Shep.

8-9 hours of trekking total.

 

Day 10 – Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar to Pheriche

 Start early in the morning to climb up to the peak of Kala Patthar to catch the sunrise over Mt Everest. This is one of the hardest climbs of the trek, with your body almost demanding more oxygen than is available in the air, but it is a once-in-a-lifetime experience with literally breathtaking views.

Hike steadily downhill toward the valley floor into Pheriche.

Sip some hot tea and savour some chocolate as you relax after one of the longest and hardest days.

8-9 hours of trekking total.

 

Day 11 – Pheriche to Pangboche to Tengboche to Namche Bazaar

Trek down through the hillside blanketed with juniper and rhododendron trees, possibly flowering with red pink and red rhododendron flowers.

Crest a ridge and traverse toward the villages of Khumjung and Khunde.

Explore these traditional villages, making sure to visit Sir Edmund Hillary’s “Schoolhouse in the Clouds”, the famed Khunde hospital, as well as a monastery at Khumjung where you might see the “scalp of a yeti”.

Continue on to Namche Bazaar for an overnight stay.

5-6 hours of trekking total.

 

Day 12 – Namche Bazaar to Lukla

Descend to the confluence of the Dhudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi rivers, seeing the last view of Mt Everest on the way.

Retrace your steps along the valley to pass a variety of settlements and forests before a gentle climb to Lukla.

Savour the final mountain sunset of the trek.

Party on this last evening of the trek with the rest of the team, especially the porters who will return to their villages from here. There is usually lots of music, dancing, and singing.

6-8 hours of trekking total.

 

Day 13 – Lukla to Kathmandu

Fly back to Kathmandu, a thrilling flight over forests, fields and villages, with the Himalayas behind you.

On arrival, take a private transfer to the hotel.

Take the rest of the day to relax in Kathmandu.

 

Day 14 – Kathmandu

Enjoy a leisure day in Kathmandu.

Get some shopping done, visit the local tourist town of Thamel, or do some sightseeing.

Feast on a Nepali traditional cultural dinner in the evening with the rest of the group.

 

Day 15 – Departure from Kathmandu

After breakfast, take a private airport transfer to the Kathmandu airport for your flight home.

Arrive by flight in Kathmandu.

Take the arranged private airport transfer to your hotel in Kathmandu.

Receive a trip briefing and check your equipment.

Itinerary

Day 1 – Arrival in Kathmandu

Arrive by flight in Kathmandu.

Take the arranged private airport transfer to your hotel in Kathmandu.

Receive a trip briefing and check your equipment.

 

Day 2 – Kathmandu to Lukla to Phakding

Take a private airport transfer to the airport.

Fly a memorable 45-minute flight from Kathmandu to Lukla airport, arguably the most spectacular (and possibly the most dangerous) airport in the world.

Start trekking toward the Dudh Kosi river, passing fields of potatoes and buck-wheat and small villages, until we reach the first overnight stop at Phakding.

3-4 hours of trekking total.

 

Day 3 – Phakding to Namche Bazaar

Cross and re-cross the glacial Dudh Kosi river.

Walk through pine forests and terraced fields, as spectacular mountain peaks unfold above the deep river valley.

Pass through the gates of the Sagamartha National Park.

Cross a spectacular high bridge before commencing an ascent to the village of Namche Bazaar, the Sherpa capital of Nepal. The sight of the prosperous village is coupled with your first view of Mt Everest.

After lunch, peruse the Tibetan traders’ stalls or the Sherpa shops in search of a bargain.

5-6 hours of trekking total.

 

Day 4 – Acclimatization at Namche Bazaar

Acclimatize to the high altitude by resting at your hotel, or exploring the local area.

Snap some pictures of the spectacular peaks that tower above, even at the height of this mountainous village.

Visit the interesting collection of mountaineering items and photographs at the Sherpa Cultural Centre.

Optional: Those who are fit and acclimatizing well may wish to take the optional morning walk.

 

Day 5 – Namche Bazaar to Tengboche

Meander around the ridges on the trail to Tengboche, one of the most spectacular trekking days in Nepal. Clearly see Mt Everest on the horizon ahead before descending through splendid rhododendron forests.

Cross the Dudh Kosi and ascent to the top of a long ridge which flows from the summit of Kantega. Pass through a traditional gateway before cresting the ridge onto a wide grassy meadow at the monastery village of Tengboche.

Watch the spectacular sunset framed by Mt Everest and all the other major peaks of the area.

5-6 hours of trekking total.

 

Day 6 – Tengboche to Dingboche

 Take a final early morning view of the mountains from the monastery, then head down to cross the Imja Khola river before an easy climb along a wide open trail to the small village of Pangboche.

Take a slight detour to visit the Pangboche Gomba, the oldest monastery in the Khumbu.

Cross the river again and trek up to Dingboche village.

5-6 hours of trekking total.

 

Day 7 – Dingboche to Duglha

Trek through the Khumbu Khola valley along an arid terrace with awesome views of mountains on all sides.

Pass by Dusa, a yak herding village, and Phulung Karpo, the camp site of the first successful Everest expedition in 1953, on the way to Duglha.

3-4 hours of trekking total.

 

Day 8 – Duglha to Lobuche

Pass through boulder-strewn slopes as you ascend Chupki Lhara, an eerie ridge top with dramatic mountain views, to find an array of stones with prayer flags, used as memorials.

Follow the trail as it drops to and crosses the Khumbu Glacier moraine.

2-4 hours of trekking total.

 

Day 9 – Lobuche to Gorak Shep to Everest Base Camp

Climb a small ascent to Thangma Riju where you can see breathtaking 360-degree vistas of nearby mountains. You will also see your first glimpse of Kala Patthar, a grey-green knoll beneath Mt. Pumori.

As you reach Gorak Shep, you will snow-capped mountains looming all around you, including Mt Everest.

Eat lunch and rest briefly, before continuing on to Everest Base Camp, where mountaineers’ tents stand out in bright colors against the monotony of grey surroundings.

Enjoy some time at Everest Base camp before heading back to stay overnight at Gorak Shep.

8-9 hours of trekking total.

 

Day 10 – Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar to Pheriche

 Start early in the morning to climb up to the peak of Kala Patthar to catch the sunrise over Mt Everest. This is one of the hardest climbs of the trek, with your body almost demanding more oxygen than is available in the air, but it is a once-in-a-lifetime experience with literally breathtaking views.

Hike steadily downhill toward the valley floor into Pheriche.

Sip some hot tea and savour some chocolate as you relax after one of the longest and hardest days.

8-9 hours of trekking total.

 

Day 11 – Pheriche to Pangboche to Tengboche to Namche Bazaar

Trek down through the hillside blanketed with juniper and rhododendron trees, possibly flowering with red pink and red rhododendron flowers.

Crest a ridge and traverse toward the villages of Khumjung and Khunde.

Explore these traditional villages, making sure to visit Sir Edmund Hillary’s “Schoolhouse in the Clouds”, the famed Khunde hospital, as well as a monastery at Khumjung where you might see the “scalp of a yeti”.

Continue on to Namche Bazaar for an overnight stay.

5-6 hours of trekking total.

 

Day 12 – Namche Bazaar to Lukla

Descend to the confluence of the Dhudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi rivers, seeing the last view of Mt Everest on the way.

Retrace your steps along the valley to pass a variety of settlements and forests before a gentle climb to Lukla.

Savour the final mountain sunset of the trek.

Party on this last evening of the trek with the rest of the team, especially the porters who will return to their villages from here. There is usually lots of music, dancing, and singing.

6-8 hours of trekking total.

 

Day 13 – Lukla to Kathmandu

Fly back to Kathmandu, a thrilling flight over forests, fields and villages, with the Himalayas behind you.

On arrival, take a private transfer to the hotel.

Take the rest of the day to relax in Kathmandu.

 

Day 14 – Kathmandu

Enjoy a leisure day in Kathmandu.

Get some shopping done, visit the local tourist town of Thamel, or do some sightseeing.

Feast on a Nepali traditional cultural dinner in the evening with the rest of the group.

 

Day 15 – Departure from Kathmandu

After breakfast, take a private airport transfer to the Kathmandu airport for your flight home.

Arrive by flight in Kathmandu.

Take the arranged private airport transfer to your hotel in Kathmandu.

Receive a trip briefing and check your equipment.

                                                        Your Guide

Chase is the Founder of The Bucketlist Lifestyle. He is passionate about showing the world to likeminded people and having fun doing it. Chase is an expert adventurer and guide who has been practicing his Cape Buffalo calls every day to call them closer to us. He's pumped, you should be too!

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