Sunday, August 2, 2015

Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest Base Camp Trek

Price USD $ 2290 for 17 Days

With Experience Nepal Treks & Expedition you can marvel beauty of the world`s highest Sagarmatha national parks in the shadow of highest peaks of Mt. Everest and climb the panoramic view point at Kalapatthar where you will be surrounded with breathtaking view in 360 degree. Everest base camp trek is one of the most popular trekking destination in the Khumbu region. This an amazing hiking trip offers marvelous grand journey, Everest base camp hiking in the midst of rich old Buddhist culture and traditions in the warm hospitality of the highlanders, the Sherpa tribe. This splendid & awesome adventure begins with a sweeping scenic short flight of Lukla the gateway to Everest, walks to lead to Khumbu`s Sherpa capital at Namche Bazaar, the famed Thyangboche Monastery and to the unmatched view point of Kalapatthar (5,545 m) and to the exciting Everest Base Camp with extraordinary viewpoints of Pumori, Lingtren, Khumbutse, Lho-La peak, Nuptse, Everest, Lhotse, Ama Damlam, Thamserku,Tawache and the remorseless Khumbu icefall and its glacier .

After a memorable trip of a life time to Everest base camp trekking with the friendly staffs of Experience Treks & its reliable service, this adventurous ever exciting journey ends at Lukla for the scenic short flight back to Kathmandu.

Trip Highlights:
1. Trekking on the base of world`s highest mountain, Mt. Everest
2. World`s highest national parks in the shadow of giant peaks
3. Immerse in the old rich Tibetan Buddhist culture, traditions & monastery
4. The Warm hospitality of the highlanders, in the home of Sherpa villages
5. Enrich with the rare botanical flora of rhododendron, Pines, spruce, magnolia trees, shrubs of Juniper, medicinal plants & an alpine flowers/orchids
6. World`s most dangerous & an adventurous airport at Lukla 2,846 m
7. Home of the world`s record holder mountaineers
8. Eco-friendly trekking route
9. Nepal`s second most popular trekking region after Annapurna region
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
On reaching at Kathmandu international airports our Experience Treks staff will receive and transfer you to respective hotel, at the hotel our guide will brief with orientation program of the hotel, Kathmandu, trekking, do`s and don’ts and other related information while you are in Nepal with Experience Treks.

Day 02: 
In Kathmandu with full day private guided city sightseeing tour.
Kathmandu is full of world heritage sites; the Hindus temples in Pagoda & Shikhara styles mostly, monasteries, Stupas & monuments, ancient Kings Palaces, water taps & well, old traditional houses with masterpiece woodcarving and courtyard; full day private guided sightseeing tour will be interesting and a memorable tour before setting for the mountains with Experience Treks.

Day 03: Fly to Lukla 2,846 m & trek to Phakding 2,652 m/03 hrs walk
Starting this wonderful adventure with an early morning flight of Lukla with panoramic views en route as the plane landed at Lukla, the first day walk an easy and moderate way to Phakding village, the trail although it is moderate with ups and down along with the grand views of Kwangde and Kusumkanguru peaks and beautiful landscapes of the villages and farm fields and Buddhist religious stupa, prayer walls then reaching the overnight stop at Phakding village by the glacial river Dudh Koshi, afternoon free to immerse with the local culture.

Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m/06 hrs.
After a nice time of Phakding followed the river Dudh Koshi upstream with awesome views of Thamserku peak 6,623 m, Khumbila peak 5,840 m, the patron god of Khumbu region with the moderate nice walk reaching at Monjo village then to the entrance of Sagarmatha national park, from here a short descend with a gradual walk to the Jorsalle village, the last village till Namche Bazaar is reached, walking on the river bank till the path leads to the last bridge over the Imjatse river, from here trek along the winding uphill path all the way to Namche Bazaar with magnificent view of Kwangde peak, Kusumkanguru Mt. Everest, Nuptse wall, Lhotse and the closer view of Tawache after ending the last uphill walk reaching the famed Namche Bazaar, the big village with lodges and hotels are situated in an amphitheatre shape.

Day 05:Rest days at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization and some side hike.
Recommended activities include a short walk uphill to Sagarmatha national park headquarter with panoramic views of mountains Ama Dablam,Thamserku, Kwangde, Tawache, Lhotse and Everest & visit the museum information on history of the Himalayas, geographic settings, culture, history of mountaineering, flora and fauna of this region. Other activity is hikes up to Everest View Hotel, world highest hotel at 3,880 m with an excursion to Khumjung and Khunde villages beneath the sacred Mt. Khumbila.

Day 06: Trek to Thyangboche 3,867 m/05 hours.
After a good time for Namche Bazaar,adventure continues with fairly easy for the first half walk follow on the gradual trail with few short ups and downs overlooking magnificent view of the great giant snow peaks from Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Kwangde Ri peak after a pleasant walk of two to three hours coming at Phungitenga 3,250 m, a small settlement with couple of teahouses and an Army barrack serving as park wardens the area is surrounded with alpine forest of silver firs, blue pines, rhododendron, Juniper, magnolia and birch trees, the uphill from here of two hours reaches Thyangboche Monastery for the overnight stop. This beautiful spot offers view of the majestic beautiful peak Ama Dablam with Everest looming above the Nuptse wall of the north with Mt. Lhotse and Lhotse Shar towards north east.

Day 07: Trek to Dingboche 4,358 m/05 hours.
With an amazing beautiful morning at Thyangboche, the treks descend into lovely alpine forest with magnificent view of Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Everest, Nuptse and Lhotse. After the bridge, the walk are gradual uphill most of the way to Pangboche at 3,900 m, from here a short climb to Somare for lunch a small settlement with fantastic close up views of Ama Dablam. After a nice break journey continues towards east beneath the towering north face of Ama Dablam, after another small bridge the trails climbs slowly winding above the Imjatse river to a big Mani wall, from here the walk is fairly moderate as you enter the Imjatse valley beneath the mighty peaks of Ama Dablam, Nuptse and Lhotse with view of the eastern snowcapped mountains including the Island peak or Imjatse 6,189 m, which is a popular peak among all the trekking peaks in Nepal.

Day 08:Rest days at Dingboche for acclimatization.
Dingboche is a beautiful patchwork of the field enclosed in stone walls, protecting the crops of barley, buckwheat and potatoes from the cold winds and grazing animals. Dingboche has about more 20 lodges& pretty big Sherpa village
Well deserved rest days for short hikes, there are places where one go for a short walk to Chhukhung 4,730 m. At Chhukhung, there are about five teahouses overlooking superb view of the snow capped peaks and glaciers of Lhotse, Ama Dablam and Imja glacier, Chhukhung the last settlement in eastern Khumbu.

Day 09: Trek to Lobuche 4,928 m/05 hours.
After Dingboche our route leads north with gradual up for an hour or two till Thugla is reached on route mind blowing views of tall snow capped mountains of Mt. Tawache, Ama Dablam and to the north Pokalde 5,741m, Kongmatse 5,820 m and Nuptse. After a pleasant trek of 2 hours the trail from Pheriche joins at Thugla, from Thugla, an hour steeped up brings to the top with the number of memorials to the unfortunate climbers, who died in expeditions to the mountain of this region, walk for another hour with gradual up to Lobuche, Lobuche has about 06 Lodges.

Day 10: Trek to Gorakshep 5,160 m and continue to Everest base camp
5,357 m/07-08 hrs round trip.
From Lobuche walk towards final destinations of this wonderful journey to Everest base camp, the walk from here follows the rocky moraine path and icy-glacial pond and icebergs down below Khumbu glacier. After the moraine dunes a short downhill walk brings to Gorakshep situated below Kalapatthar 5,545 m and Mt. Pumori 7,145 m. Gorakshep has four lodges, after a short break here walk towards Everest Base Camp, the walk is quite strenuous due to the high altitude and thin air, the route leads over rocky dunes and moraine and streams, till Everest Base Camp is reached this spot is lively during the high expedition season. At Base Camp great view of the Khumbu icefall and other giant peaks that rears above you. After a glorious time here return to Gorakshep for the overnight stop.

Day 11: Morning hike to Kalapathar 5,545 m continue walk to Pheriche 4,243 m/06 hrs.
Morning leads to a steep climb to Kalapatthar the awesome panoramic view points, on reaching the top of Kalapatthar a rocky small peak the southwest ridge of Mt. Pumori, fantastic views from here as Mt. Everest is within a stone throw distance including Everest Base camp way down below on the moraine of Khumbu glacier, after a gorgeous time here descends to Gorakshep and continue walk to Pheriche, the route is fairly easy about downhill slopes most of the way of the flat Pheriche Valley, afternoon time is very windy here, after a good walk reaches you at Pheriche for the overnight stop.

Day 12: Trek to Thyangboche 3,867 m/05 hrs.
Walk back Thyangboche with few ups in between Shomare and Pangboche on reaching the bridge back to treelines and vegetation with an hour uphill to Thyangboche for the overnight stop.

Day 13: Trek to Monjo 2,775 m/06 hrs.
Retrace the journey back, on reaching Namche Bazaar downhill all the way to Monjo for the overnight stop, located by the Sagarmatha National Park.

Day 14: Trek to Lukla 2,846 m/05 hrs.
The last final day trek of this wonderful walking journey to Lukla , apart from few short up hills the only long climb is just before Lukla which takes 45 minutes from the old big oak tree. On reaching Lukla check into respective lodges and last day dinner with the fellow Sherpa crew, porters and trekking members.

Day 15: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu.
A short scenic flight of Kathmandu in the early morning normally, because of the wind in the afternoon, the flight can be delayed sometime due to bad weather, this scenic flight from Lukla of 35 minutes reaches to Kathmandu, with awesome views during the flight. On reaching Kathmandu domestic terminal, our staffs will receive and transfer you back to respective hotels.

Day 16:Free days at leisure.
We have reserved this days in case of flight delay at Lukla if all goes well a free day in Kathmandu, inform our staff for short guide sightseeing tours of around Kathmandu Valley.

Day 17:Transfer to airport for international departure.
Last days in the magic awesome Himalaya and with grand memorable time in the mountains with Experience Treks, as per your flight time BTE staff will transfer you to airport for your final departure for homeward bound.
Service includes 
• Airport picks up & drops off by private vehicles for twice (arrival-departure & Fly into Lukla from Kathmandu & fly out from Lukla & pick up from KTM Airport)
• 4 Nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu, 3 star category (Tibet Guest house or similar standard hotel) on B/B basis
• 2 full days city sightseeing tours of Kathmandu valley (4+2=6 sites), private vehicle & professional tour guide
• Both ways domestic flight tickets (Kathmandu-Lukla & Lukla-Kathmandu)
• Both ways domestic flights of the local trekking staffs
• All domestic Airport departure taxes for all (clients+ staffs)
• All permits (Trekking Permit/TIMS Registration Card & Everest/Sagarmatha National park entry permit)
• Lodge accommodation during the trek
• All meals: 3 meals a day (breakfast, lunch & dinner with a cup of tea/coffee & seasonal fruit salad)
• An experienced trek leader/guide & necessary no. of porter/s (2 pax clients: 1 porter to carry their luggage on trek)
• All the expenses of trekking staffs (wages, food, drink, accommodation, transportation, etc)
• Trekking equipment (down jacket & 4 seasonal sleeping bag (rented one which is required to returned back to company after complete the trek), if required
• Trekking gears for the local trekking staffs (shoes, jacket & trouser)
• Insurance & security for all local trekking staffs (guide + porter/s)
• All government & local taxes
• All Necessary official paper works
• First Aid Kit box/bag
• T-shirt & certificate of complete the trek, as a souvenir/memory
• An emergency or Rescue evacuation arrangement service & pre-deposit for helicopter (porter`s back, Horse`s back & Helicopter), if required
• An alternative transportation in case of poor visibility due to heavy raining/snowing/cloudy mostly used the Helicopter to escape from Lukla airport & go fly into Lukla from Kathmandu too.

Service does not include 
• Nepal entry visa fee, Photographs & flights fare to & from Kathmandu Nepal entry visa
• Monuments/temple /monasteries entry fees in Kathmandu valley & in mountain too.
• Meals in Kathmandu (lunch & dinner)
• Personal nature expanses (telephone calls, cyber bills, bar bills, laundry service, battery recharge bills, hot shower (On trek),washing water, pots of hot drinks, bottle/boiled water
• All kinds of alcoholic drinks & soft/cold drinks
•Essential trekking gears (trekking boots, backpack/rucksack/duffel bag, walking poles, warm clothes, towel/soap/shampoo/sandal/slipper/dried fruits/toilet rolls etc.)
• Travel & health insurance
• Private transportation (helicopter), if necessary
• Tipping for all trekking staffs (guide & porter/s)
• An emergencies or rescue evacuation cost/charge, if required
Contact us 
Skype: experiencenepaltreks
Viber/whatsapp: +9779841969631
Phone: +97714438087

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