Everest Base Camp

  • 15 Days
  • Trekking
  • $ 1255 USD
Everest Base Camp

Overview

Walking into the sumptuousness of Everest is the fantasy of nearly all passionate trekkers hence Pure Adventure is here to fulfill your dream of being at the altitude of5, 364 meter. Trek to Everest Base Camp is a glorious region yet it is not every trekkers’ cup of tea nevertheless if you have strong desire of strolling into the daring region we are equipped to lend our hand. Everest Base Camp is a wonderful trip which promise you to illustrate the grandeur Mount Everest along with other lofty peaks standing close to it. The journey set up after 45 minutes of scenic flight where you can peek the elevated mountains, rivers, flora and even the clouds as a part of Nepal tour.

Crossing the moderate trek grade you can be together with the famous region where Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay have created their history by unlocking the way to Everest with their lifeblood and efforts. Some might have sense Everest base camp trek difficulty yet you will be furnished with wide range of flora, fauna as you are heading towards the Sagarmatha National Park, the World Heritage Sites. The artistic monasteries designed with the sentiments of Sherpa people carry their unique history and norms. May be due to such reason it is stated that trekking in the Himalayas will awaken your soul. Likewise, observing the downward and upward of yaks will help you to capture extra ordinary moments. Thus, the statement like EBC, Khumbu Region is apt for the photographers and nature lovers seems valid.

Heading towards the highlights of Everest Base Camp Trek, you will be captured with its trekking routes. The simple lifestyle of native people blend with unsurpassed culture and treasurable experiences all have contributed Everest Base Camp Trek as one of the finest trek package designed for Nepal holiday trip including sightseeing and exploring.


Trip Facts

Start from:
Kathmandu
Finished:
Kathmandu
Country:
Nepal
Trip Duration:
15 Days
Trip Code:
AXE
Physical Rating:
Cultural Rating:
Group Size:
Min 2 Max 16
Max Elevation :
5364 m
Trip Level
Strenuous

Trip Highlights

  • Colourful Kathmandu
  • Reaching to Everest Base Camp
  • Learning about Sherpa People and their culture
  • Visiting old Monasteries
  • Scenic flight to Lukla

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Itinerary

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Namaste, welcome to Nepal,As you arrived in Kathmandu International Airport ,our representative will be there to pick you up with Pure Adventure Nepals banner,who will transfer to your hotel .And  your leader will give brief about your trek(3.pm)After group briefing you will have a free time for organize trekking gear, if you havent. And for that if you need any help, your leader can help you. Evening is free to dine at one of Kathmandus many excellent restaurants.
Today we have a very early flight (approx.6:30 am), so transfer to airport to board your flight. This sometimes involves a period of waiting around, so remember to pack a book in your daypack. The scenic flight to lukla is about 40 minutes. If the weather is good, the views of the Himalayas are amazing from the small plane. After breakfast in lukla (2810 m), there is a short safety talk and introduction to our porters and other staff. Then we gear up and start our trek. Today is a fairly gentle walk, following the Dudh Kosi River or River of Milk, because glacier melt-water makes it appear pale. One of the first thing you ll notice as you start trekking are the differences between the Newari people of Kathmandu Valley and the local Sherpa people, who migrated from Tibet 510 years ago. Their dress is similar to the Tibetans and their language is closely related too, Approximately three-hours to Phakding.
Today after breakfast at Phakding, we trek approx. 6:30 hours to Namche , lunch on the way, and we will be following the Dudh Kosi river all the way till lunch. After lunch it is a gentle walk till the last suspension bridge. Then you will start noticing the altitude as we begin to climb. Here you will learn how to walk at high altitude by watching the local porters with their heavy loads. Today, we will get our first glimpse of Everest.Namche is the administrative centre of the Khumbu region. This will be the last time to check your equipment and hire any additional gear for high altitude.
Today is an acclimatisation day where we will also visit the local museum and surrounding village. The best way to acclimatise is to do a strenuous walk up to high altitude then come back down to sleep. Remember- its doesnt matter how fit you are, anyone can be affected by altitude, so chat with your doctor before you leave, talk about symptoms and what to expect.
Today we trek for about 6 hours to reach Tangboche. The trail offers you a stunning views of Everest, Lotse, Nuptse, Amadablam, Thamserku mountains and we approach the holy ground of Tangboche, with its wonderful gompa (monastery). This is the traditional site where expiditions to the mountains receive their blessing from the high Lama. This is the place from where one of the best mountain panoramas can be viewed.
Trekking about 6 hours from Tangboche, we follow the valley, passing through Pangboche village, which has one of the oldest monastery in Khumbu region. Some years back, this monastery used to have a famous Yati scalp'(the mythical animal) . From now on you are really in high altitude country. Barley is the only crop that grows up here. We walk on to Dingboche, a picturesque village just under the Amadablam mountain. Dingboche is a summer village, used by Sherpas to look after their herds in the summer month, and it offers outstanding views of the mountains of Amadablam, Thamserku, Khangtega, Lotse, Nuptse, Tabuche and the Iceland peak.
Today is another acclimatisation day, we take a days hike to Nagarstang hill, not all the way to top, but half way, climbing about 300 metres from Dingboche, and back before lunch, then we have free time to take rest. We will sleep the night here.
The trek to Labuche is about five hours, bringing us close to our ultimate goal. There are views of the Khumbu icefall. We will be passing frozen rivers where stone houses sit in an icy wilderness of stunning beauty.
From Labuche we start early and get to Gorakshep for an early lunch. Then we head up to Everest basecamp. During the main climbing season, you will see the encampments of expeditions from all over the world whose common aim is to make successful ascents of the worlds highest mountain. After spending some time at basecamp we go back down to our lodge at Gorakshep (5180 m). Here we have astonishing views over the Himalayas.
Today, there is an opportunity to make the steady climb to the lofty summit of Kalapathar (5550m). Most people who are fit and have acclimatised without problems (generally at least half the group) make this ascent. The views from Kalapathar are breathtaking - far better than Basecamp itself. Everest, Nuptse, Lotse, and lot of other peaks are visible. After descending from the peak, you continue your descent to Orsho (4100 m).
Today, we descend through Imja valley. We see the landscape is greener and walk through alpine meadows to Pangboche. We come back to the tree line, we walk through the bridge and Rhododendron forests. Today we pass the Tangboche monastery again and we descend down to Phungithanga, continuing our way along a beautiful path, high above the Dudhkoshi river. Along the way you have a last view of the mountains Ama dablam, Hangeta, and Tangboche monastery. We arrive back in Namche bazaar. You are just a bit back in the civilized world. Walking about approx- 8 hours.
Today, we will start later than usual. You can just chill out and, if you didnt have time yesterday for buying souvenirs, you can buy them now.The path descends steeply down to the Dudh Kosi river which we cross via a high bridge. Through Jorsale and Monjo , where the national park entrance gate is, we walk to Phakding. About 5 hours walk.
This morning we ascend to Lukla after breakfast. We will spend our last night here before flying back to Kathmandu. In Lukla we say good bye to our porters and guides. A game of pool have last fun with all crew team.Approx. 3 hour walking.
Weather permitting we take a short early morning flight from Lukla to Kathmandu on day 14 (approx. 40 minutes). We return to the Kathmandu Hotel and have free time for shopping. In Kathmandu, there are many markets for clothing, embroidery, carpets or ceramics. Or you can just chill out.
 Todayis departure day, we say Namaste for memories that will last a lifetime. There are no activities planned for today. You are able to depart from the hotel at any time. The check out time from the hotel is at 12 noon. If you are departing later, you can arrange luggage storage at the hotel.Note if there is a bad weather our flight back to Kathmandu, may not go, will give us an extra day in Lukla to relax or do a day walk. In this case, we will return to Kathmandu by late morning on day 15 and trip will end with an arrival transfer back to our hotel. (Namaste).Meals:There are no meals included.

Inclusions

  • Transport: Airportpickup and drop in privet vehicle/Round trip Flight(Kathmandu/Lukla/Kathmandu) including departure taxes
  • . Accommodations : Three Star Hotels in Kathmandu(2nights)and Best available twin sharing local Lodge/Tea house accommodation during the trek(12 nights).
  • Meals:There are no meals included.
  • An experienced English speaking guide on the trek that is government licensed and trained. There will be an assistant leader (1 assistant leader for every four trekkers) plus Sherpas and porters (2 trekkers = 1 porter) This includes insurance/ salaries/flight/ equipment/ food and lodging for all staff on the trek.
  • Duffle bag/Sleeping bag/Pure Adventure Nepal T-Shirt/ trekking maps.(but Duffle bag and Sleeping bag has to be returned after the trip completion).
  • All necessary paperwork and permits (TIMS/ Sagarmatha National Park permit).
  • A comprehensive medical kit.
  • All government/ local taxes and Pure Adventure Nepal service charge.
  • Trip Achievement certificate.

Equipments List

  • 1 Pair strong hiking boots
  • 2 Pairs light socks
  • 1 Pair sports shoes
  • 3 Pairs heavy wool socks
  • 1 Medium rucksack\backpack
  • 1 Small day pack
  • 1 Inner sleeping sheet
  • 1 Fleece\warm sweater
  • 1 Sweatshirt\light sweater
  • 1 Water and windproof jacket
  • 2 Pair lightweight trousers
  • 1 pair shorts
  • 2 Long sleevs cotton or polypro
  • 1 Water bottle-1 or 2litre
  • 1 Down jacket\all weather Anorak
  • 1 Turch\flashlight and spare batteries
  • 1 Medium sized towel
  • 1 Swiss type knife?
  • 1 Money belt?
  • Cotton headscarf\bandanna
  • Warm hat\gloves(waterproof?)
  • Sunglasses and sunhat
  • Water purification tablets\solution
  • Sunblock cream(30-50)
  • Swimming costumes\bathing suit(?) Washing kit: include
  • underwear(including thermals)
  • Personal toiletries
  • Talcum powder 2 T-shirt
  • Moleskin for blister
  • Toilet Paper
  • Bio degradable soap\shampoo
  • Any personal medication
  • 3\4 plastic bags(for wrapping clothes)

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Important Notes

  • This trip start from Kathmandu on Day 1 at 3 pm(meeting@hotel Moonlight) Phone:+977-1-4383566/4383528(Moonlight Hotel).
  • or Pureadventure Nepal(+977-1-4701068) or +977-9851039651(Operation).

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