|Maximum elevation:||5545m||Best Season:||October to December|
Make a direct approach to the foot of the world's highest mountain. This leisurely itinerary allows a direct approach to the foot of Mt. Everest, the world's highest mountain. You trek through enchanting Sherpa high country and unspoilt Buddhist monasteries to Everest Base Camp and the amazing Khumbu Glacier. This trek gives you the opportunity to climb Kala Pattar, a 5554 metre peak on the way to the Everest B.C, which is the superb vantage point for magnificent views of southwest face of Mt Everest and surrounding Himalayan Mountains. Your trail along the Khumbu Glacier takes you to the foot of the Everest where you have an amazing perspective on the Khumbu Ice fall.
Day 01: fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding(2610m)
The most of the trekker option to fly to Lukla from Kathmandu to utilize their time. Our flight to Lukla is early in the morning, so you will be transferred to Kathmandu domestic airport. On your arrival at Lukla, your trek guide instantly begins the trekking adventure to Everest Base Camp. Our trek guide gives short brief about trekking routes then starts trek. The trail begins from the beside of Dudh Kodhi river. The first day trek is short; we just 3 or 4 hours trek in the first day. Through up and down hill, Sherpa hemlets, and forest we reach Phakding.
Day 02: Phakding to Namche bazaar (3420m)
On the second day of our trek, the trail crosses the river on a long, swaying bridge. After 2 hours of walk we arrive at sagarmatha National Park in monjo. We need to TIMS card and permit at the entrance, without TIMS card and permit we can’t go there. Then walking 3 hours we reach Namche, which is most popular stopover during the treks in Everest region. On the reaching to the top of the hill at Namche, we will sit in the lodge. There are many hotels and lodges.
Day 03: Acclimatization day; Namche Bazaar
On the third day of our trek, first acclimization day of Everest Base Camp. Namche bazaar is the main trade and administrative centre for the solu khumbu region and there have many restaurents, bakeries, hotels, shops, bank and other facilities also available. Higher the altitude, thinner the air, we need to gain altitudes slowly and steadly. However, we need acclimatization day on the trek. We will do just short hike in this day.
Day 04: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche(3870m)
In this day we will hike to Tengboche from namche bazaar. The slightly longer route from Namche bazaar to Tengboche via Khumjung and Khunde is more intersting then one. The route starts through hillside and enjoying the view of Ama dablam(6856m). We followed by the descend of river , tropical forest hill; we will reach Tengboche.
Day 05: Tengboche to Pheriche (4240m)
We starts trek after breakfast with enjoy the view of Ama Dablam. The trails drops down to Debuche, crosses the Imja Khola and climbs through rhododendron forest past superb mani stones to Pangboche. The typical Sherpa village, the village is a good place for lunch stop. The trail then climbs orsho to pheriche.
Day 06: Acclimatisation day in Pheriche
Another acclimatization day should be spent at Pheriche. Pheriche is good place to spend a day. The villages of Dingboche and Chukkung are possible distinction and both offer good views, we just hike one or two hour hike on this day.
Day 07: Pheriche to Duglha(4620m)
The trail climbs to Phulang Kala then Duglha. it is short trek. Himalayan Rescue Association (HRA) doctors at Pheriche urge everyone to stay for aid acclimatization. If any kind of problem in your health it help to you immediately. After walking four or five hours you reach in the Duglha and overnight in lodge.
Day 08: Duglha to Lobuche(4930m)
Everest Base Camp trail today gains the attitude almost of 5000m. After early breakfast, we start our hiking uphill gradually. The trail goes directly up the gravely terminal moraine of the Khumbu glacier,for about an hour. It eventually takes you to the higher altitude; so slow and steady pace is important for comfortable ascending. On the reaching top, we have memorial stupas of the dead Sherpa’s and western trekkers and climbers who lost their life in tragic accident in the Himalayas. And we stay overnight in Lobuche.
Day 09: Lobuche to Gorak Shep(5160m)
This is the most important day of Everest Base Camp Trek as we reach Everest Base Camp (EBC). After the breakfast, we walk along the rocky terrain alongside the Khumbu glacier to EBC. We’ll visit Khumbu Ice fall, glacial area of EBC, enjoy the view of Himalayas and make best photos and videos, then we return back to Gorakshep. Gorakshep was base camp for the 1952 Swiss expedition to Everest. There is accommodation here but it’s cold and the altitude makes life uncomfortable. We stay overnight in Gorekshep.
Day 10: Gorek Shep to Periche via kala Pattar(5545m)
After the breakfast, we will start hiking to a big black rock hill kalapatter, just above Gorekshep. This hike is straight climb up hill for two hour. The trek to Kalapatter is most tough because of there has very windy so we prepared with warm clothing. The summit of Kalapatter offers us the good view of the Mt.Everest (8848m) including the full spread of Khumbu Himalayas. You get better chance to see the highest mountain in the world. As the sunset, the views are more colourful, the kalpatter is one of the prime highlights of Everest Base Camp Trek. We stay overnight at Lobuche because descending down is better for the body and minimize the risk.
Day 11: Periche to Namche Bazzar (3440m)
Today, we start our trek from Periche in early morning after breakfast. We begin the trek from Periche cross the bridge over Khumbu Khola then we trek down to Orsho and keep on down pangboche and cross the small bridge again and enter the jungle. And we walking through Debuche , Khumjung and finally we arrive Namche Bazzar. Overnight at Namche.
Day 12: trek to Lukla from Namche Bazzar
The trail from Namche to Lukla (2840m) takes about six and half hours. This day the trail gradually descends and then ascends as well as you cross the Dudh koshi river. On arriving Lukla our trekking officially ends. Stay overnight at Lukla.
Day 13: fly to Kathmandu
Our flight to Kathmandu is in the morning. After the breakfast we will check in to Lukla airport then the plane to Kathmandu. Flight is depends on the weather condition sometime flight may delays. On arrival to Kathmandu, we will transfer you to hotel. In the evening, we will meet the again and take your feedback on the trek with our guide.
What is Included:
- 3 star accommodation in Kathmandu
- All land transportation
- Domestic Flight ticket
- TIMS card
- National park fees
- Professional trekking guide
- All meals during the trekking (Breakfast, lunch, Dinner)
- Tea House accommodation during the trekking
- Farewell dinner in Kathmandu
What is excluded:
- All drinks
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
- Personal expenses
- Guests trekking Insurance