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Classic Everest Base Camp Trek

Classic Everest Base Camp Trek

Overview & Highlights

Trip Facts

Trip Price :

$1460/person

Location :

Everest Region

Difficulty :

Moderate

Max. Altitude :

5545

Highlights

  • Stunning views of world’s highest summit Mt.Everest including other peaks like Amadablam, Makalu, Nuptse, Thamserku, Lhotse and Khumbu icefall.
  • Walk through picturesque villages and forests with rich floras and faunas.
  • Prestigious walk to Everest Base camp.
  • Short and scenic flight to Lukla.
  • Experience the rich Sherpa culture and hospitality.
  • Visit Tengboche monastery which is 17th century oldest monastery.

Description

The Classic Everest Base Camp Trek is an itinerary designed to each and every trekker who wants to trek to the world’s most popular foothill, Everest Base Camp Trek.  This trek takes you to the Everest Base Camp, which is the most popular trekking destination of the world is situated an altitude of 5364m above the sea level. When it comes to trekking in Nepal Everest Base Camp is always on the top list of every trekker. Moreover, Everest Base Camp was also listed one among the 50 top destinations in the world which one must visit in his/her life.

The Classic Everest Base Camp Trek starts with a breathtaking flight to Lukla. The 40 minutes flight gives you the first glimpse of the snow capped peaks and the Everest Region. Lukla is the main entrance to the Everest Region. The trek then goes through numbers of Sherpa villages, like Phakding, Monjo which is the entrance of the Sagarmatha National Park, likewise Namche Bazzar which is the major hub of the people living in Everest region.

The Classic Everest Base Camp Trek gives you a lifetime trekking experience and numbers of attractions along its way.  On your trial you will be staying at the local tea houses where you will encounter the warm hospitality of Sherpa people. Moreover, the stay at local teahouses also gives you an experience of living a village life. You will also visit the largest Monastery of this region Tengboche monastery which offers magnificent views. Furthermore, you can also explore the rich flora and fauna of this region.

 

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

Day 02: Fly to Lukla 2,830 m & trek to Phakding 2,640 m – 04 hrs.

Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m – 05 hrs.

Day 04: Rest day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization and excursion.

Day 05: Trek to Tengboche 3,867 m – 05hrs.

Day 06: Trek to Dingboche 4,260 m – 05hrs.

Day 07: Rest day at Dingboche for acclimatization and excursion.

Day 08: Trek to Lobuche 4,930 m – 05 hrs.

Day 09: Trek to Gorak Shep to Everest Base Camp (5364 m) and return to Gorak Shep (5,180 m) 06-7 hrs.

Day 10: Hike to Kalapathar 5,545 m trek to Pheriche 4,240m – 05 hrs.

Day 11: Trek to Tengboche – 05 hrs.

Day 12: Trek to Monjo 2,860m – 06 hrs.

Day 13: Trek to Lukla – 04 hrs.

Day 14: Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to respective hotels.

Day 15: Final Departure to your forward destination.

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Upon your arrival, our World Expedition representatives will be waiting to receive you at Tribhuvan International Airport. After a warm gesture, they transfer you to the respective hotel in a private vehicle. You will meet your trekking guide today depending upon the time of your arrival.  Overnight in Kathmandu.

Food
Dinner
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
1300

The trek starts with an early morning flight will take you to Lukla Airport where you will meet the rest of the team members. You will notice the sudden change in the environment right after stepping at Lukla Airport. As you put on your steps at Lukla, the air seems more pristine and you can feel it. The trek then goes downhill towards Dudh Koshi River. After that you will walk through green landscapes and a gradual walk takes you to Phakding Village. The view of Kusum Kangararu will be welcoming you throughout the way. Overnight at Phakding.

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
2830

After an early morning breakfast at Phakding. The trial ascends towards Namche Bazaar which is known as one of the highest altitude market of the world. You will walk through the bank of Dudh Koshi River and cross several suspension bridges on your way. On your trek today you will pass by Monjo Village where you will pass by the entrance of Sagarmatha National Park. The trials go through several Sherpa villages, dense forests and landscapes. A final steep climb will take you to Namche Bazaar.  Overnight at Namche Bazaar

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
3440

Proper acclimatization helps your body to adopt the oxygen content in the air and reduces the risk of altitude sickness. It is very important while trekking to Everest Base Camp. For this, you will have a leisure day at Namche today. However, Acclimatization doesn’t mean staying idle. You won’t climb further heights but you will be roaming around in the same elevation for some hours. Namche Bazaar is an amazing place to hangout. There are numbers of restaurants, lodges and internet cafes.  You can hike to Everest View Hotel which provides the best view of Everest and popular for sunrise view. You can have the first glimpse of Everest from there. You can also visit Everest Photo Gallery and Sherpa Culture Museum at Namche Bazaar.Overnight at Namche.

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
3440

After breakfast we commence our today’s trek with short gradual walk until it goes down to Phungi Thanga. After that the trials goes uphill ascending through dense forest of Rhododendron and pine trees. The mesmerizing views of towering peaks, Everest (8848m) Nuptse (7855m) Lhotse (8618m) Amadablam (6856m) Thamserku (6608m) Kwongde (6187m) and Tawache(6542m) will be complementing you along the way. Upon reaching Tengboche you will visit the largest monastery of Khumbu region, Tengboche Monastery. The views from here are awe-inspiring. Overnight at Tengboche.

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
3867

The trek to Dingboche begins after a short breakfast. The trial first descends through a beautiful forest after then cross Imja River via suspension bridge. The trial today is probably the easiest of your trek but you may encounter dusty trials along the way. You can spot the local animals grazing in the fields during the trials. Your overnight stay will be in Dingboche.

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
4260

Today is the second acclimatization day at Dingboche. You will have a short hike to Nagarjun Hill. It is a hill located on the flanks of the Chukkung valley above Dingboche. Remarkable views of the mountains which include Lobuche East (6119m), Lobuche West (6145m), Taboche Peak (6367m), Thamserku (6608m), Kangtega (6685m) and Ama Dablam (6856m) can be seen from the hill. If you’re lucky enough you can also see the world’s fifth highest mountain Mt. Makalu.  Overnight stay at Dingboche.

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
4260

After breakfast; the trek begins for the first one hour the trek goes steep and then goes gentle until Thugla. Along the trials splendid views of the snow capped peaks can be seen. After a short break at Thugla for lunch you’ll continue to the steep trial that takes you to the Thugla Pass from Pheriche. There you can see the stone memorials in the memory of unfortunate climbers who lost their life during Everest Expedition. A short gradual walk from here will take you to Lobuche. It is a small settlement near Mount Everest.  Overnight at Lobuche.

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
4930

After an early morning breakfast you will head towards Gorakshep. It takes about 3 to 4 hours to reach Gorakshep from Lobuche. The trial is steep and you’ll have to cross multiple moraines. After crossing Changri Nup and Changri Shar Glacier you will reach to Gorak Shep.

Gorak Shep to EBC, back to Gorakshep.

You will have a short rest at Gorak Shep and then the final trek to Everest Base Camp begins. You will be reaching the destination of your bucket list in few hours.  The trial gently goes upward and steep. You can see the breathtaking view of the Khumbu Icefall along the trial.

 

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
5364

Today you will hike to the highest view point on earth which is Kalapatthar (5545m). The summit of Mt.Everest is not visible from the Base Camp itself. To view the summit of Mt.Everest you will have to hike to Kalapatthar.It is one of the best view points on earth. The walk is about 2 hours from Gorakshep. From there you can see the wonderful views of the giant snow peaks.  The Mt.Everest looks absolutely stunning from there. After spending some time there we will return back to Pheriche. It is a small village and popular stop for trekkers and mountaineers. Overnight at Pheriche. 

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
5545

You will be only loosing heights from now. After breakfast you will trek back to Tengboche retracing the same routes. Sometimes trekking down could be risky so, you must be careful and listen to your guide. Overnight in Tengboche.

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge

You will step forward to Monjo after breakfast. The trial consists of both uphill and downhill trials where you will pass by different forests, villages and meadows. You will have a short break at Namche Bazaar and then again walk back to Dudh Koshi river valley which takes you to Monjo. Overnight at Monjo.

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge
Elevation
2860

After having breakfast at Mojo you will trek back to Lukla. The walk is quite easier but you have to go through uphill and downhills. The trek ends here. You will have your last day in Everest region. Overnight at Lukla.

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Lodge

An early morning flight with short scenic views of the mountains will drop you to Kathmandu Airport. Our representatives of world expedition Nepal will be waiting for you there. They will transfer you to the respective hotel. Overnight at Kathmandu.  

Food
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
1300

Thank you for travelling with us. We hope to see you again. We will give you a short farewell and then our representatives will drop you to the Airport for the final departure to your forward destination.

Food
Breakfast

What Is Included ?

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • Standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Tea house during the trek.
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek
  • All ground transportation in a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Domestic flights (Kathmandu- Lukla -Kathmandu)
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
  • An experienced, English/French/Chinese/German-speaking and government-licensed trek leader which one is your necessary and assistant trek leader (5 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food, and accommodation
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion)
  • Trekking bag/duffel bag (to be returned after the trip), T-shirt, Cap, and trekking map are yours to take.
  • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
  • All government and local taxes

 

What Is Excluded?

  • Nepalese visa fee
  • Excess luggage charge.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu due to any reason.
  • International flights
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal Expenses not mentioned in itinerary.

 

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