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Breath-taking EBC

Namche Bazar

Everest Base Camp Trek    

14 Days    kathmandu   USD $1895    Kathmandu  
Accomodation : Camping
Duration : 14  Days
Grading : Moderate
Max Altitude : 5365
Activity : Hiking and Camping
Starts at : kathmandu
End at : Kathmandu
Trip Route : Ktm-Lukla 25 min flight and trek to Phakding (2610m-4 hours)
Best Season : September to November

Overview

The journey of the Everest Base Camp trek will take you to the Lap,5364m of the world’s highest peak Mt. Everest. This is one of the adventurous and most visited trekking trails in Nepal. After the successful ascent to Mt. Everest by Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Sir Edmund Hillary in 1953, the Everest route was famous and followed by many other adventure enthusiasts. This famous classic trek route is in the heart of Khumbu valley and Sagarmatha National Park. In between this adventurous journey you will be rewarded by the vistas of popular mountains of Nepal. If you’re dreaming to feel the Mt Everest from very near, Sabbatical Explore Nepal Pvt.Ltd will organize this adventurous Everest base camp trek at a very affordable cost.
Could you Imagine how Thrilling and adventurous is this Everest Base camp Trek?

This 11 days trek to the Everest Base Camp is outstandingly thrilling and adventurous, ascending through the steep trail and rugged trail will lead you towards the most rewarding destination Everest Base Camp.
The Everest Base Camp trek starts after the thrilling and scenic flight to the Hillary airport Lukla,2480m. The cool breeze from the mountain and the dramatic vistas of Sagarmatha National Park and the glimpse of the Khumbu valley will welcome you and you will start plotting the Map of Everest Base Camp route. As per our itinerary, we will proceed further by exploring the diverse landscape and wide variation of elevation. As our destination is Everest Base Camp but our Final destination is further up to Kala Patthar (5545m) viewpoint, where you can capture the closeup view of Everest and can enjoy the sunrise and sunset view from the Himalayas.

The views from the Kala Patthar: Mt. Everest, Kwangde, Nuptse, Lhotse, Amadablam, Kangtega and many others.
As you ascend to the high altitude, the topography becomes more remote, the views will be more rewarding and you will also experience the remote life, culture, and tradition of the Himalayan settlements. And the stylish market Namche Bazaar the gateway to Everest will surprise you by the internet cafe, Souvenir shops, and star buck coffee cafe, the decorated houses, and teahouses are well maintained on the hillside are the impressive sights that you will not miss to explore. Tengboche Monastery is another interesting part of this trek, where you will explore the beautiful backdrop of Panoramic mountain and centuries-old monastery located on the foothills of Tengboche Peak.

This high altitude adventurous trek to the Everest Base Camp is strenuous so, before starting this trek you need to be fit physically and mentally. We have designed the itinerary by adding extra acclimatization day which will help you to get familiar with the high altitude thick air.
The best time to do Everest Base Camp Trek is  Late September to November and March to May, these months you will enjoy the trek through perfect and stable weather and you will not miss the stunning views of the Great Mountains.

Difficulty of Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest base camp trek is considered as the moderate trek which means neither easy nor difficult. The entire trek is spread out into 11 days of trekking the distance of 123 km long from Lukla To Everest Base Camp to Gorak Shep. Per day the average walk will be 5-8 hours.
The trail is well managed and it doesn’t require any technical mountaineering skills.

The elevation is the next factor to consider as this route will probably lead you higher than you have been before (highest altitude is 5545m) and it is unpredictable how your physical will react until you try the Everest Base Camp Trek. Last year the 7-year-old kid broke the world record by being the youngest trekker to the high altitude.
To do This trek you don’t need to be super fit, just maintain a certain level of Physical Fitness as well as prepare your mind before doing this high altitude trek in Nepal.

Best time to Trek Everest Base Camp

The best time to do the Everest Base Camp trek or any trekking routes in Nepal like Annapurna Circuit, Annapurna Base Camp, Manaslu, is March to May the pre-monsoon season and late September to November the post-monsoon season. There is less chance of downpours and the charming nature in this season is in full swing at this time.
The month of late November to February is the winter season in Nepal, this time the temperature will drop to freezing which means extreme cold at high altitude.

The month of late June to early September is Summer and Monsoon season in Nepal, this time the potential flight delays out of Lukla due to the frequent rainfall. Trekking along the high humid and wet trail is not a good idea though.
During this offseason, the trail will be off the beaten path and a great opportunity to feel the unique experience of the Adventurous Everest Base Camp Trek. but wisely prepare yourself with an extra layer of rain covers in Monsoon and for winter uplift some extra pairs of warm clothes and some climbing equipment.
The best of the best time to explore the glimpse of the Everest base camp trek is Spring and Autumn season

Accommodation and Meal During EBC Trek

The Everest Base Camp trail is marked with a local Teahouse and Lodge, where every trekker spends the night. There are varieties of Lodges like Budget to Luxury, we would like to recommend you to experience both luxury and local lodge and teahouse during this adventurous journey. The normal Teahouse offers a room with 2 single beds and blankets, it’s better if you have your own sleeping bag to keep you extra warm.
The food during the trek is very good but most of the time you will have carbs in your lunch and dinner (Dal Bhat TarCurry- Lentil Rice Curry) which is also very good during the trek. In every tea house, they have an extensive menu of Food and you can order as per your choice. The most amazing thing is don’t forget to try the bakery items of the Everest region. You will love it and the taste is different according to the place.

Outline Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival In Kathmandu (1345m)
Day 2: Kathmandu valley sightseeing
Day 3: Ktm-Lukla 25 min flight and trek to Phakding (2610m-4 hours)
Day 4: Trek to Namche (3440m-6 hours)
Day 5: Acclimatization Day in Namche Bazaar (4 hours hike)
Day 6: Trek to Tengboche (3860m-5 hours)
Day 7: Trek to Dingboche (4360m-5 hours)
Day 8: Acclimatization day
Day 9: Trek to Lobuche (4940-5 hours)
Day 10: Trek to Everest Base Camp and ends at Gorak Shep (5346m-5180m-8 hours)
Day 11: Hike Kala Patthar and descend to Pheriche (5545m-4210m-7 hours)
Day 12: Trek to Namche (3440m-7 hours)
Day 13: Trek to Lukla(2800m-7 hours)
Day 14: Lukla To Kathmandu Flight

Everest Base Camp Trek Packing Lists

The following are some of the essential types of equipment you might want to uplift if you want to turn Everest Base Camp Trek more of an easy Trek. In Spite of this, they are more or less combined by the following gear list.
 
1. Fine grip Trekking boots
2. Few pairs of Undergarments and socks
3. Toiletries (Toilet roll, toothpaste, toothbrush, sanitizer, moisturizer,, sunscreen, soap, shampoo, towel, etc)
4. Head Lamp
5. Sun hat or cap
6. Buff
7. Trekking Pole
8. Warm globes
9. UV ray protect Sunglass
10. Waterproof layers
11. Thermal set
12. Flip-Flop
13. Sleeping Bag
14. First aid kit (mineral tablets, Diamox, Bangade, Blister tape,anti-allergy tablet, anti-vomiting pills and many)
15. Water purifier
16. Water Bottle
17. Day pack (to carry wallet, camera, and other personal items)

TRIP HIGHTLIGHTS

  • Lukla Flight
  • Traditional salt trade route (Namche Bazaar)
  • Explore the centuries-old monasteries
  • Explore ethnic Sherpa culture and tradition
  • Sunset view from the altitude of 5545 meters ( Kala Patthar)
  • Stunning views of Everest and Lhotse from Kalapatthar

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival In Kathmandu (1345m)


You will be met and greeted by the Sabbatical Explore Nepal Team at Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer you to the hotel. You can relax and ramble around the tourist hub Thamel.

Day 2: Kathmandu valley sightseeing


Today’s highlights: UNESCO sight explore with our Professional Tour Guide 
● Explore the biggest Hindu Shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva and Hindus cremation Place 
● Biggest Buddhists stupas, Bouddha Nath
● Swayambhunath Temple at the top of the hill
● Explore antique art and architecture and the oldest Buddhist town Patan Durbar Square
● Cultural and Historical sights of Kathmandu Valley


Day 3: Ktm-Lukla 25 min flight and trek to Phakding (2610m-4 hours)


Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla flight will offer you Nepal's iconic mountain vistas throughout. Touch down on the narrow mountain top runway, and your adventure starts.

upon your whirlwind arrival, head out on a 4 hours trek. You'll trek along the alleyways of the river downhill along the Dudh Koshi Valley, passing farms, stone villages, and snow-capped mountains toward your first overnight in Phakding.

Day 4: Trek to Namche (3440m-6 hours)


From Phakding the route zigzags the pine-flanked Dudh Koshi river on a suspension bridge. Enjoy the view of yaks and other local wildlife while walking on the trail.
You will trek through the rocky dirt trail and stone stairs, and you will check in to the Sagarmatha National Park after making entry at Monjo, you will gradually follow the steep trail up to Namche Bazaar. Enjoy your moment at the stylish Market Namche Bazaar, by exploring the market and cafe.

Day 5: Acclimatization Day in Namche Bazaar (4 hours hike)


Today you will hike to Everest View Hotel situated at the highest elevation in the world. You will be hiking for half a day only, and explore the major highlights of Khumjung, visit the school built by Sir Edmund Hillary, Sherpa Museum and explore the beautiful town Namche Bazaar.

Day 6: Trek to Tengboche (3860m-5 hours)


Today you will be hiking towards the Beautiful village located beneath the Tengboche Peak. After early morning breakfast, you will trek through the winding trail, rhododendron forest, and beautiful village of Dudh Koshi river. You will be rewarded by the unobstructed glimpse of the Himalayas, dotting the world’s highest altitude: Lhotse, Nuptse, Everest, Amadablam and many.
After a few hours walk, you will catch the descent trail and cross the suspension bridge and lead you towards the Phunki Tenga Village. 
After Lunch, you will follow the rugged trail and pass through the colorful rhododendron forest. In between the trek, you will encounter some colorful birds and high altitude vistas. After enjoying some beautiful glimpse offered by the trail you will reach Tengboche village, one of the largest spiritual centers of Khumbu valley and home to a centuries-old Buddhist monastery.

Day 7: Trek to Dingboche (4360m-5 hours)


You will be trekking through the beautiful village Pangboche located behind the Ama Dablam Peak. in Between treks, you will explore the stunning views of mountains, Tibetan Monastery, and holy Buddhist mani walls. After passing from the Orsho village you will reach the small Sherpa Village Dingboche. You will visit the beautiful Dingboche Monastery which is also known as the home of Yeti. Enjoy your moment at Dingboche Village.

Day 8: Acclimatization day


Today you will spend your day at Dingboche, you need some rest after continuous strenuous climb. And you’ve already gained 4000 meters so you need extra time to get familiar with the thick air of high elevation. Acclimatization means not only sitting in the one place you will be hiking nearby hills and exploring the amazing vistas of Ama Dablam, Lhotse, and Tengboche. Relax your mind and body by exploring the surrounding.

Day 9: Trek to Lobuche (4940-5 hours)


Today you will hike through the windswept pastures and small village of Lobuche, you will feel the changing views of Landscapes and continue to ascend the wide valley, located on the foothill of Cholatse and Tawache Peak.
Your continuous trek will take you to the world’s highest Khumbu Glacier. Well, it will be the best spot to capture the stunning views of icy Patterns.
As you ascend to the high altitude, you’ll see many stone cairns through the top of the trail. These have been created as memorials to Sherpas who have died while summiting Everest. The trail goes gently through the slope of the glacier, finally, you will reach the beautiful village Lobuche.

Day 10: Trek to Everest Base Camp and ends at Gorak Shep (5346m-5180m-8 hours)


Today you will be trekking towards the major destination, after trekking through the ups and down trail you will finally feel the top of the world from very near. Today, Our destination is Gorak Shep, after enjoying the best rewarding moments at Everest Base Camp we will continue our trek towards Gorak shep.

Day 11: Hike Kala Patthar and descend to Pheriche (5545m-4210m-7 hours)


Today you will be hiking towards the best spot to capture the amazing views of Everest and other surrounding Peaks. Kala Patthar is one of the best spots to get rewarded by the closeup views of Everest., You will leave Gorak Shep early in the morning to climb to the popular viewpoint of Kalapatthar for the stunning sunrise view. Kala Patthar is the highest elevation of the entire trek, so obviously you will achieve the best views ever. After spending a few moments at Kala Patthar you will descend towards Pheriche village.

Day 12: Trek to Namche (3440m-7 hours)


After overnight in Pheriche, you will descend via Tengboche and the bridge over the Dudh Koshi to Phunki Tenga village, you will descend down to the base of the valley before next ascend to Namche.

Day 13: Trek to Lukla(2800m-7 hours)


Today is the last day of your Everest Base Camp Trek, you will follow the same route as you ascend before, the alleyways of Dudh Koshi river will take you to the last stop Lukla. Enjoy your last moment with the trekking group.

Day 14: Lukla To Kathmandu Flight


Relax and enjoy your moment at Kathmandu valley.

What's included

  • 2-way flight (Ktm-Lulka-Ktm)
  • Four-night accommodation at 3-star hotel in Kathmandu-B/B Plan
  • Kathmandu sightseeing in Private vehicle with a professional guide
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with extra tea and coffee during the trek
  • Professional Trekking guide and porter (1 porter for two pax)
  • Salary and expenses for guide and porter
  • Duffle bag
  • Everest Base Camp Trekking Map
  • First aid kit
  • Permits and TIMS
  • Government Taxes and service charge

What's not included

  • Nepal entry visa
  • Personal Insurance
  • International Airfare
  • Beverage items and personal snacks item(water, soft drinks hard drinks) Hot shower during trek
  • Wi-Fi, electronic device charge cost
  • Tips for Trekking staff

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