This Everest Base Camp Trek is planned most meticulously in order to provide best of trekking excursion in the majestic Himalayan zone. With the guests arrival on the airport at Kathmandu our work begins and our representative will thereafter be at guests service till they depart for their home. Thus, first on arrival you will meet with our representative who will escort to the hotel booked previously for your comfortable stay in the region. As planned under this Everest Base Camp Trek itinerary guests will have the rest of the day for recreation and relaxation.
Post breakfast the day at Kathmandu will be planned for a full day sightseeing tour of this national capital. Guests will be taken to all the major tourist attractions of the city. Thereby first starting with a visit to Durbar Square- a plaza situated opposite to the old royal palace. Also, visit Thamel a popular tourist spot followed by a visit to Swambhunath stupa, Royal Palace, Hanuman Dhoka, Pashupatinath Temple and Machendranath Temple.
Late in the afternoon you will meet your trek leader and other members of the team who will equip you with all the information regarding your mountaineering tour in Nepal. This session will involve a discussion regarding safety issues and general climatic conditions in which you can also ask questions about your up coming tour.
This day will begin with an early morning flight to Lukla guests will take a brief pause to make the final preparations. The trekking starts henceforth and guests will then pass Chaurikharka village and then descent towards Dudhkosi Ghat. From here following the banks of the pristine river the trek moves to campsite at Phakding. This days trek is kept short intentionally in order to get the tourists acclimatized with the climate.
The day at Phakding begins with a breakfast; commence your journey henceforth to reach the next campsite. The trekking expedition begins at Phakding and will take you over a long suspension bridge and leading you along the river. Guests will then reach Hilarys Suspension Bridge; this approximately 6 hour long trek will then end at Namche Bazaar where guests will retire to their tented accommodation for overnight stay.
This day of your Nepal trekking tour will be scheduled for acclimatization and guests can choose to go for their personal preference on this day. One can select from various alternatives offered here such as a nice hike to Thamel or simply relaxing or even exploring Namche Bazaar. The region is situated in the middle of the Khumbu region and has some interesting shops, restaurants where one can indulge in local cuisines and a bakery.
The journey on this day begins with climbing up to the airstrip at Shyangboche; the view of the Everest gets clearer and more magnificent. The four hour trek ends at Khumjung where guests will reside in their tents for the night.
The trail from here will start descending up till Dudhkoshi situated at 3250 m. At Dudhkoshi the trek will again encounter a steep ascent which will take you to Tengboche Gompa one of the rarest Buddhist Gompas situated at such height. The region is situated between snow capped mountains with the backdrop of stunning Ama Dablam, Mt. Everst and other peaks.
Your trekking tour in Nepal begins early in the morning here and the trail will descent a little from Tengboche leading you amidst the surrounding verdant forests to reach Pangboche. The ascent will continue henceforth in the afternoon leading you through alpine meadows and yak herds to reach Dingboche eventually where you will reside in the camps for overnight stay.
This the second day planned for acclimatization and relaxation. There is a side-trip planned for the guests on this day in which they can explore the breath taking vistas from nearby valley of Chhukung. One can also opt for simply relaxing for the day.
Continuing with this Everest Base Camp Tour guests will start their trek in the morning. This 3- 4 hour long trek will take you to the next campsite, Duglha where you can enjoy the stunning vistas of Tawachee and Cholatse ranges. Stay in your tented accommodation for the night.
The trail from Duglha goes up to Khumbu Glacier in a short time span of one hour. From here guests will traverse up to Lubuche. At this small village setting the climatic conditions will become very challenging and the nights gets colder giving a new altitude to your adventure tour in Nepal.
The trekking tour will continue to Gorak Shep. Climbing up further guests will be able to reach the famous point of Kala Pathar; this small peak is renowned for offering most spectacular view of Mt. Everest, Pumori and Ama Dablam. Further the trek will take you to Gorak Shep where you will spend the rest of the day.
Day 13: Gorak Shep - Everest Base Camp- Lubuche (6- 7 hour trek)
On this day trekking tour begins a little late at 9 am and will be a smaller trek to Nayapaul. The trail to Nayapul will be moving along with the river valley passing through beauteous birch forest. The trekking tour along with the river will provide soothing effect to your eyes as you climb up to Chimrong village. On arrival at Nayapul you will be driven to cultural hub of Nepal- Pokhara. This will be a two hour drive which will take you to Pokhara where you will be accommodated in a guesthouse where you will stay for the night.
Trekking back guests will halt at Pheriche for lunch on this day of your Nepal Everest Base Camp Trek. Continuing with the trek henceforth you will reach Pangboche situated on the banks of Imja Khola. Take pictures of the surrounding serenity and enjoy the rest of the day at your camp.
Day 15: Pangboche - Namche Bazaar (5- 6 hour trek)
The trek henceforth will retreat on the same trail. Thus, from Pangboche guests will first take a halt at Tengboche. For those visiting the region in November- December an exciting experience of dance and singing Mani Rimdu festival is sure to be a treat. Further continuing with the trek guests will reach Namche Bazaar where they will stay for the night.
On arrival amidst the verdant vistas of national park you can enjoy sightseeing of the region to explore Thaur villages or soak into the scenic beauty of the sunset from the region. Stay overnight in the resort booked by our tour operator.
While retreating on this Everest Base Camp itinerary guests will take a small trek from Phakding to reach Lukla. On arrival in Lukla guests will have lots of time to unwind and celebrate their successful trek to the Everest Base Camp.
On this day guests will board the early morning flight back to Kathmandu where on arrival you will be escorted to the hotel booked by our tour operator in Nepal. The rest of the day is free for relaxation and you can go for a last minute shopping tour or go sightseeing the cultural heritage of the region to celebrate your successful trekking expedition. In the evening guests will be transferred to the airport where they will board their flight back home.