Everest Base Camp Trek

Summary of the Trip

  • Trip Grade
  • Trip Region
  • Trip Days
    10
  • Trip Altitude
    5550 m
  • Season Around The Year
  • Accomodation
    Lodge on base camp trek, deluxe hotel in city
  • Per Day Route
    4-7 hrs.

Everest Base Camp Kala Pattar Trek
  Mt. Everest is called Sagarmatha in Nepal.  ‘Sagar’ means ocean in English and ‘Matha’ widely refers to as head. And Tibetans call it Chomolungma, the mother goddess of earth. With the height of 8,848 meter, Mt Everest is the highest mountain in the world. It is one of the beautiful mountains located in Khumbu region. This region is such a beautiful and amazing place in the world for it holds the majesty of highest peaks of the world such as Mt. Everest (8,848m), Lhotse (8,516m), Mt. Makalu (8,481m), and cho- oyu (8,201m). Khumbu, indeed, boasts of its pride of having the magnificent summits. 
  Everest base camp trek is one of the famous treks all over the world. The superb view of Everest, Lhotse- Nuptse wall, AmaDablam and Kangtega make this peaceful and spiritual region a beautiful place in the world. Undoubtedly, it is one of the most tranquil and inspiring places in the world as it offers the tranquility of monasteries and wonders of natural beauties.This rocking trek covers the Everest Base Camp and Kalapatthar (5,545m) a best place to view the tallest peak of the world Mt. Everest. Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norge Sherpa had for the first time had set their feet in the summit of Mt Everest. Following their footstep, the mountain trekkers gradually make Everest Base Camp for the rest and acclimatization to the trekkers. This trek is a typical trek of its kind as it shows the wonderful places and Sherpas.
  With stupendous efforts, we have come up with this trek so as to meet the desire and aspiration of the trekkers to experience beyond the imagination. In order to acclimatize and get you ready for trekking, we make the arrangement for lodging at Namche Bazar. Located in the beautiful surroundings, Namche Bazaar has many reputed and luxurious hotels. Everest Base Camp Trek is special with respect to its endless snowcapped vistas of distinct geography. Walking inside the Everest National Park, you can feel simply out of the world. The rich culture of Shepas, Monasteries and Monks throughout the trek keeps on mesmerizing you. This trek will be a life time achievement for you with inerasable beautiful memories.

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu and Trek Preparation (1,350m /4,264ft).
Day 02: Flight to Lukla (2,800m) and trek to Phakding (2,652m) 3-4 hours trek.
Day 03: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,450m) 5-6 hours trek.
Day 04: Rest & acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar.
Day 05: Trek from Namche to Tyangboche (3,867m.) 5-6 hours trek.
Day 06: Trek from Tyangboche to Dingboche (4,358m.) 5-6 hours trek.
Day 07: Second rest day at Dingboche; hike to Chhukung (4,730m).
Day 08: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4,928m.) 5-6 hours.
Day 09: Trek to Gorakshep - Everest Base Camp (5,364m) and then return to Gorakshep (5170m.) 7-8 hours Trek.
Day 10: Hike to Kalapatthar (5,545m) and return to Pheriche (4,280 m) 8-9 hours trek.
Day 11: Trek from Pheriche to Pangboche - Kyangjuma (3,500m) 6 hours trek.
Day 12: Trek from Kyangjuma to Khumjung - Monjo (2, 850m.) 6- hours trek.
Day 13: Trek from Monjo to Lukla (2,800m) 4-5 hours trek.
Day 14: Flight to Kathmandu and we go for a farewell dinner in the evening.
Day 15: Transfer to the airport for your onward flight home sweet home.

Trip Detail Itinerary
Upon your arrival at Kathmandu International Airport, you will be welcomed by a representative from Rising Himalaya Treks. After sorting out your custom formalities (Visa etc) you will be then transferred to the hotel. The representative will help you check into your designated hotel and give you some time to freshen up. After this, we will attend an orientation about your trek led by our Trekking leader over a typical Nepali welcome dinner that will include a scintillating cultural dance performed by the local belles. You then return to your hotel for your first overnight in the valley of the gods! *Included Meal Dinner. (D)

◊ FLY through the natural beauty or scenery of hills, flight to Lukla.
◊ Visiting Namche Bazaar and Tengboche Monastery.
◊ Unforgettable views of high mountains and Khumbu Ice fall.
◊ Kalapattar View points
◊ Everest Base Camp on the Khumbu glacier

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu and Trek Preparation (1,350m /4,264ft).
Day 02: Flight to Lukla (2,800m) and trek to Phakding (2,652m) 3-4 hours trek.
Day 03: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,450m) 5-6 hours trek.
Day 04: Rest & acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar.
Day 05: Trek from Namche to Tyangboche (3,867m.) 5-6 hours trek.
Day 06: Trek from Tyangboche to Dingboche (4,358m.) 5-6 hours trek.
Day 07: Second rest day at Dingboche; hike to Chhukung (4,730m).
Day 08: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4,928m.) 5-6 hours.
Day 09: Trek to Gorakshep - Everest Base Camp (5,364m) and then return to Gorakshep (5170m.) 7-8 hours Trek.
Day 10: Hike to Kalapatthar (5,545m) and return to Pheriche (4,280 m) 8-9 hours trek.
Day 11: Trek from Pheriche to Pangboche - Kyangjuma (3,500m) 6 hours trek.
Day 12: Trek from Kyangjuma to Khumjung - Monjo (2, 850m.) 6- hours trek.
Day 13: Trek from Monjo to Lukla (2,800m) 4-5 hours trek.
Day 14: Flight to Kathmandu and we go for a farewell dinner in the evening.
Day 15: Transfer to the airport for your onward flight home sweet home.

Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft)
  Namaste & welcome to the beautiful land of Nepal Himalayas.Upon your arrival at Kathmandu International Airport, you will be welcomed by a representative from Rising Himalaya Treks. After sorting out your custom formalities (Visa etc) you will be then transferred to the hotel. The representative will help you check into your designated hotel and give you some time to freshen up. After this, we will attend an orientation about your trek led by our Trekking leader over a typical Nepali welcome dinner that will include a scintillating cultural dance performed by the local belles. You then return to your hotel for your first overnight in the valley of the gods! *Included Meal Dinner. (D)

Note of above itinerary: B = Breakfast, B.B = Bed & Breakfast, B.L.D = Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

  • 4 nights twin-sharing hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast in your requested categories
  • All land transportation by suitable private vehicle (car, van, bus) in Kathmandu as per group size
  • Complementary welcome and farewell dinner in Kathmandu before and after the base camp trek
  • A day sightseeing in Kathmandu as per itinerary with tour guide, vehicle & entry fees inclusive
  • Kathmandu to Lukla and return flights including trekking guide flight
  • All meals - full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner) during the trek as per given itinerary
  • Twin sharing teahouse/lodge accommodation during the Mount Everest base camp trek
  • Mount Everest base camp  experienced trek leader (English speaking, First Aid and eco-trained), one Sherpa porter (per two clients) and one assistant guide (in a group) included salary with insurance
  • Sagarmatha National park entry fee, TIMS permit, plus all major permits and entry fees inclusive
  • Sleeping bag with liner, down jacket, Everest base camp trekking map, printed itinerary etc.
  • Safe drinking water purified by Iodine tablet/sterilized by Steripen
  • Complementary company duffel bag during Everest base camp trekking and company t-shirt
  • Comprehensive medical kit bag (First Aid bag)
  • All required government and local taxes etc.
  • Nepalese visa fees and international airfare
  • Excess baggage charges (Domestic plane allow only 15 KG maximum)
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu except mentioned
  • Travel and rescue insurance (Book your travel insurance in advance)
  • Personal expenses e.g. phone calls, laundry, bar bills, hot shower, battery recharge & extra porters
  • Tips for driver, trekking guide and trekking Sherpa and trekking porter
  • Any extending trips besides 20 days Everest base camp trek

Over the years our experienced staffs members have accumulated a sound knowledge of the clothing and accessories that we consider are necessary for a successful climb and trek. Comfortable clothing and convenient gear will assist you in your quest. Our list is, of course, purely a guide. Your own personal preferences may be equally as valid as those items on our list.

 

Head:

  • Sun hat
  • Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
  • Sunglasses with UV protection.

Lower Body:

  • Under Garments.
  • Hiking shorts.
  • Lightweight cotton long pants.
  • Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms.
  • Fleece or wool pants (seasonal).
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants.

Feet:

  • Thin, lightweight inner socks.
  • Thick, warm wool hiking socks.
  • Hiking boots with spare laces.
  • Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals) Gaiters for hiking in winter to the base camp.

Upper Body:

  • T-shirts
  • Light and expedition weight thermal tops
  • Fleece jacket or pullover
  • Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
  • Down vest and/or jacket.

Hands:

  • Lightweight gloves.
  • Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer (seasonal).

Accessories:

  • Sleeping bag rated to zero degrees F *
  • Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries.
  • Trekking Bags/Duffel bag *
  • Basic First Aid Kit.
  • Large plastic bags - for keeping items dry inside trek bag.
  • Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches).
  • Trekking Poles *
  • Water bottles.
  • Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet papers etc).
  • Ear Plug (who know some people on group are snoring).

Toiletries:

  • 1 medium sized quick drying towel
  • Tooth brush/paste (preferably biodegradable)
  • Multipurpose soap (preferably biodegradable

Personal Hygiene

  • Wet wipes (baby wipes)
  • Tissue /toilet roll
  • Anti bacterial hands wash

Extras/Luxuries:

  • Binoculars
  • Reading book
  • Trail Map/Guide book
  • Journal & Pen
  • Walkman
  • Pencils and small notebooks
everest map

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