Guided Everest Base Camp Trek - Explore the local Sherpa culture!

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The Everest Base Camp Trek is a popular and challenging trek that takes you through the Khumbu region of Nepal. The trek starts from Lukla and takes you through the Sagarmatha National Park to the base camp of Mount Everest. The trek is usually completed in about 12 to 14 days, with a daily walking time of 5-7 hours. The trek is challenging due to the high altitude, steep terrain, and unpredictable weather conditions. Therefore, it is essential to have a good level of physical fitness and acclimatization before attempting this trek. The best time to do the Everest Base Camp Trek is during the spring and autumn seasons when the weather is clear, and the visibility is excellent. During this time, the temperature is also milder, and the chances of rain and snow are minimal. The trek provides an opportunity to witness some of the world's most stunning scenery, including the Khumbu icefall, the Sherpa culture, and the highest peak in the world, Mount Everest. The trek also includes a visit to the Tengboche Monastery, which is one of the most important Buddhist monasteries in the region. Overall, the Everest Base Camp Trek is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that requires careful planning and preparation. It is essential to choose a reliable trekking company that provides experienced guides, proper gear, and necessary permits to ensure a safe and memorable experience. Hi, this is me John, based in Kathmandu, Nepal. I am a professional trekking and tour guide certified by Nepal Government. As a TripLeader, I am responsible for organizing and leading trekking and tour expeditions throughout Nepal. I work closely with my team to ensure that each trip is well-planned, safe, and tailored to meet the needs and preferences of my TripMates. I also ensure that all necessary permits, paperwork, and logistics are taken care of, so that TripMates can focus on enjoying their journey. This trip includes: - Twin sharing accommodation in Kathmandu and teahouses during the trek - Breakfast included in Kathmandu and during the trek - Airport pickup and drop in a private vehicle - Internal flights- Kathmandu- Lukla- Kathmandu - Duffel bag to carry your luggage - Certified and professional local team- trekking guide - Insurance of field staff, including their meals, salary, lodging, and transportation - Everest National Park permit and local fee - Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS card) - A comprehensive medical kit - A trekking accomplishment certificate what's not included • International flight tickets • Travel & rescue insurance • Nepal entry visa • Porter service available in additional cost • Personal trekking equipment and expenses like water, laundry, phone, and bar bills • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from your trip (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary. Expenses due to unavoidable events, like flight cancellation, strikes, and others • Tips to your guide, porter, and driver • Any other expenses that are not mentioned in the "cost include" section
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Trip Itinerary


Day 1-2
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal (1,400 m) Welcome to the Land of the Himalayas, and also the City of Temples - Kathmandu Valley. To receive you, our staff will be at the Tribhuvan International Airport. You can notice him, holding a company signboard. After that, will transfer you to the hotel. If you have some spare time, you can walk to the street of Thamel. A company representative will meet you and explain about the trip in detail.


Day 2-3
Day 2: Fly to Lukla (2840m) and trek to Phakding (2,610m) Duration: 3 hours Today, after breakfast, head to the domestic airport. Enjoy a scenic mountain flight to Lukla. See the wonderful Himalayas, including Everest. Next, we trek to Phakding along with a trekking guide. As you trek, you see Mt Nupla (5885m) Kusum Kanguru (6367m), and Mount Kwongde Range. En route, you come across Dudh Kosi Valley.

Namche Bazar

Day 3-4
Day 3: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m) Duration: 6 hours Today, you enter the Sagarmatha National Park. See the cascade of waterfalls. Follow the trekking trail that goes uphill and downhill. Villages are widely prevalent with flowers, such as Rhododendron, Magnolia, and fir. Intermingling with nature, you head to Namche. On the way, you get an ample opportunity to see the mountains.

Hotel Everest View

Day 4-5
Day 4: Namche Bazaar Acclimatization Day Acclimatization means an adaptation for tomorrow's higher altitude. For the ultimate view of the mountains, head to the Everest View Hotel. This is a short hike, and hiking is always strenuous in the Everest Region. The view of the mountain is impressive. You will see a 180-degree view of the mountains, and you will not regret it.


Day 5-6
Day 5: Trek to Tengboche (3,860m) Duration: 5 hours Stop to look at Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and a close-up view of Thamserku that catches your eyes, and make your way to see the iconic bird, that is, pheasant. You will pass through the pine forest and Tengboche. No matter how tired you are, the historic monastery of Tengboche mitigates your pain.


Day 6-7
Day 6: Trek to Dingboche (4,410m) Duration: 5 hours After a fortifying breakfast, make your way to Chortens, mani walls, and Dingboche. The main attraction is the superb view of Ama Dablam. Walk down the trekking trail and cross the confluence of the river. Keep following the steep trekking trail that will take you to Dingboche.


Day 7-8
Day 7: Acclimatization Day: Hike to Nangkartshang Peak (5083m) Duration: 6 hours This will be your second acclimatization day hike up at the elevation of 5,100 m. After breakfast, we will walk to the Nagerjun (5,100 m), a hill located on the flanks of the Chhukung Valley directly above the Dingboche. This walk will lead you to the high and step low for sleeping. You can see the spectacular views of Lobuche East (6,119 m), Lobuche West (6145 m), Taboche Peak (6367 m), Thamserku (6608m), Kangtega (6685 m) and Ama Dablam (6856 m). If the weather is clear you can see the world's fifth-highest mountain Makalu including the great views of Pheriche Valley. After having some rest and fun, the descent back to the Dingboche. It will take nearly 2 hours. After having lunch, you can have a rest and a sunset view.


Day 8-9
Day 8: Trek to Lobuche (4,910m) Duration: 5 hours Along the trekking trail, you will discover the steep terminal moraine of the Khumbu Glacier, the amazing view of the mountains, and the memorials of the Everest Climbers. This is one of the few places in the world where you will see the great view of Khumbutse, Lingtren, Pumori, and Mahalangur Himal.

Everest Base Camp

Day 9-10
Day 9: Trek to Everest Base camp (5,365m) and then back to Gorak Shep (5,140m) Duration: 8 hours Today, our top priority is to visit the Everest Base Camp. Hit the narrow and rocky path. Next up is an area from where you can detour. Your guide will tune with the original trekking trail. Pay a visit to the Italian Pyramid. You also hit rocky dunes, moraines, and streams. After you swallow the beauty of Everest Base Camp, you say farewell to it.


Day 10-11
Day 10: Hike up to Kala Patthar (5,555m) Early in the morning and trek down to Pheriche (4240m) Duration: 7 hours When you reach the top of Kalapathar, you will find it full of life because it is the only place in the world for every Everest Lover. Kalapathar is a well-defined viewpoint. Above all, you will see a 360-degrees panoramic view of Mt Everest, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Lingtren, Mt. Khumbetse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku and so on.

Namche Bazar

Day 11-12
Day 11: Trek to Namche Bazzar (3,440 m) Duration: 7 hours Trek down to the forest that exemplifies rhododendron and juniper trees. Cross the prayer-flag festooned bridge on the Dudh Koshi River. Have lunch on the way. While trekking, enjoy the exclusive view of Ama Dablam. There are winding trails ahead. As you trek to see the last glimpse of Lhotse and Everest.


Day 12-13
Day 12: Trek to Lukla (2,840m) Duration: 7 hours Retrace and find out the steps that you have covered. Why not become overwhelmed and cherish at the distance that you have covered? Why not also take the last photo of the Everest Region? You might find this last scene as the awesome scenery of your life, after all, Everest Region is the iconic region, incomparable.


Day 13-14
Day 13: Morning flight from Lukla to Kathmandu Leaving Lukla, you fly to Kathmandu, where you can treat yourself with the facilities of urbanization. Find yourself amid something that you have missed. Splurge along the streets of Thamel. Soak up the best cuisines that Kathmandu offers before you leave Kathmandu.

Tribhuvan International Airport

Day 14-15
Day 14: Final Departure Today trip concludes. A company representative will take you to the airport for departure in a private vehicle. Have a safe journey to your home. See you in coming days. Prior to 3 hours of your departure.
Trip Summary
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