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Explore the depths of the beautiful Khumbu region of Nepal, and make your trekking journey a chance to help out marginalized and poor communities in the naturally and culturally rich country of Nepal in this Everest Base Camp Trek. The chance to witness the views of the highest peak of the world and travel to the base camp of Everest (8848m) is surely something every living person looks forward to. Amalgamate this opportunity with the chance to help someone, and you have a perfect, must-do trekking journey to the heart of the Khumbu Region.
Proceeds from your trek will be used to help the marginalized communities. You have the opportunity to directly help and visit the people you help. Do not make your journey just something that satisfies you. Be sure to make a change in the world and your excitement and satisfaction are surely set to become double fold.
With our team of experienced porters, the easy, safe and most exotic trek to the Everest Base Camp will surely be a dream come true. Pass through spanning chasms of thin air, Buddhist-influenced regions, witness views of mountain peaks like Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam etc. and reach the Everest Base Camp (5364m) with this wonderful trekking opportunity.
Loyalty and friendliness of its inhabitants and spectacular mountain scenery are what makes the Everest Base Camp Trek one of the most popular trekking destinations around the world.
Trekking is possible in the area all year-round, but the best time to visit this region is from the beginning of March to mid-May and September to mid-November. Winters are very cold and harsh, making it almost impossible to traverse through the harsh paths. April and earl may bring about a splash of color as rhododendron is in full bloom.
Guides and porters are easily available in the Everest Region, however, they are not required if you are not traveling above Tengboche.
The starting point of the Everest Base Camp trek is Lukla. Flights to Lukla can be canceled at times due to harsh weather conditions. The flight is considered to be one of the most beautiful flights in the world, with spectacular mountains scenery of Everest region making the experience something to remember for a lifetime.
The trek offers a chance to explore the haven of architectural beauty, Kathmandu, followed by a flight to Lukla. From Lukla, it is a path through a forested valley to reach Phakding. Cross the Dudh Koshi Valley and pass through magnificent forests of magnolia, fir, and rhododendron in order to reach the “Entry way to the Everest” Namche Bazaar. Avoid AMS (Altitude Mountain Sickness) by acclimatizing with the high altitude. Continue further to Tengboche, which offers the best all-around views of the mountain peaks of the Everest region, casting a whitish glow all around the region.
Through the Imja Khola valley and with the passage through lush meadows and thick rhododendron forests, the path takes us to the nunnery in Deboche and to Dingboche. Dingboche is home to up close views of Ama Dablam. The major highlight of the trek is the Everest Base Camp (4250m) which offers spectacular and magnetizing scenery of mountain peaks like the Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and the mighty Everest along with the moraine of the Khumbu glacier.
Added attraction is the climb up to the Kalapatthar peak, which offers exotic views of the panoramic peaks like the Thamserku, Oumori., Tawache, Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Kangtega, the sprawling Khumbu Icefall and the camps of the Everest Expedition in its full glory.
The trek comes to an end as trekkers return back to Lukla. This trek is a one in a million opportunity to explore the base camp of the highest point on earth. Along with the opportunity to mix up with ethnic inhabitants, live in with their culture and traditions, explore the majestic natural beauty and sample the delicacies of Nepal, you will be acting as a socially active individual by giving back to the community in Nepal.
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu
Arrival in the capital, followed by a drive to the hotel. Briefing about the upcoming trek. No meals included.
Day 2: Sightseeing around Kathmandu
Home to several UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Kathmandu is a perfect sightseeing destination. Sightseeing around Kathmandu and Patan Durbar Square will take up most of our day today. Breakfast included.
Day 3: Kathmandu- Lukla- Phakding (1300m- 2840m-2610m)
Exotic flight to Lukla followed by a trek through banks of the Dudh Koshi River to Phakding. Approximately 3 hours of trek. BLD included.
Day 4: Phakding-Namche (3440m)
Aptly called as the entry way to the Everest, Namche is the destination for this day. Walk through sprawled rhododendron forests to reach the Sherpa town, equipped with all necessary modern elements. Approximately 7 hours of trek. BLD included.
Day 5: Acclimatization in Namche
A well-earned acclimatization day in Namche, whereby we can explore the Everest View Hotel, and mix up with ethnic inhabitants residing in Kunde and Khumjung. BLD included.
Day 6: Namche- Tengboche (3867m)
With exotic mountain scenery all around, we make our way through Phunki Thangkha to Tengboche, which is home to the beautiful Tengboche monastery. Views of mountain peaks appear in full glory from this perfect vantage point.Approximately 6 hours of trek. BLD included.
Day 7: Tengboche- Dingboche (4110m)
Cross the Khumbu Valley and make your way to the Imja Khola Valley today. We reach the settlement of Dingboche, perfectly situated summer settlement. Approximately 6 hours of trek. BLD included.
Day 8: Acclimatization in Dingboche
Yet another well-earned acclimatization to phase out problems related to Acute Mountain Sickness. Climb the Nangkartshang peak and experience the views of snowy mountain peaks like Ama Dablam, Makalu, Lhotse, and Chalotse. BLD included.
Day 9: Dingboche- Lobuche (4110m)
The trail today, starts with a steep climb out of Dingboche and comes to an end in the tiny hamlet of Lobuche. Experience the views of the sun setting over the exotic looking Nuptse peak. Approximately 6 hours of trek. BLD included.
Day 10: Lobuche-Everest Base Camp (4250m)- Gorakshep (5184m)
This day is the highlight of the trek as we reach the Everest Base Camp today. Start off with an undulating path through the Khumbu Glacier. After witnessing the views of the icy Khumbu icefall, it is time to return to Gorakshep and spend the night there. Approximately 11-12 hours of trek. BLD included.
Day 11: Gorakshep- Kalapattar (5545m) – Periche (4280m)
This day will be targeted to climb the Kalapatthar peak, which showcases exotic views of the large Khumbu Glacier in all its glory. Descend down from the “Black Rock” and reach Pheriche. Approximately 11-12 hours of trek. BLD included.
Day 12: Pheriche- Leushayasa (3790m)
Cross a small bridge to return back to the Imja Khola Valley and retrace the path back to the settlement of Pangboche. Walk up to Tengboche and finally end the night in Leushayasa. Approximately 8 hours of walk. BLD included.
Day 13: Leushayasa (3790m) – Monzo (2840m)
The path today passes through an undulating path, through Namche Bazaar above the roaring Dudh Koshi River. Descend downwards to Monzo. Approximately 5 hours of walking time. BLD included.
Day 14: Monzo-Lukla (2840m)
The day comes to an end to the place where the trek started from. Retrace the steps back to Chaunrikharkha, finally climbing to the airstrip in Lukla. Approximately 5 hours of trek. BLD included.
Day 15: Lukla- Kathmandu (1300m)
Fly back to Kathmandu on a scenic flight. Spend the afternoon in the bustling city of Kathmandu and explore the nightlife of the city in all its glory. Approximately 25 minutes of the trek. BLD included.
Day 16: Sightseeing around Kathmandu (Optional)
This day is an optional chance to explore the heritage of Kathmandu. We have the opportunity to explore delightful heritage sites like Boudhanath, Pashupatinath and Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Breakfast included.
Day 17: Departure
Hearts delighted over the experience of the past few days, it is finally time to bid goodbye to this nation. Leaving behind imprints of your exotic trek, in the form of a required help of the trek’s proceeds forwarded to social activities carried out by VIN.
-Flight Fair (Guest and Guide)
-Airport pickup and Drop.
-Budget Hotel Accommodation on bed breakfast plan
-All ground transportations as per itinerary
-3 meals per day during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) and one cup of tea with per meal
-Accommodation on Tea-house during the trekking
-An experienced English Speaking Guide
-Necessary Porter 1: 2 (one porter for two Guests), the porter will Carry 15-20KG/
-All applicable taxes as per the government rules and regulations
-(TIMS) Trekker’s information Management System
-First Aid medical kit, Oxymeter to check pulse, heart rate and oxygen saturation at higher altitude
-General equipment for Porter during the adventure trip
-Guide and porter salary and insurance during the trek
-All organizational requirements
– Nepal visa fee
-Your International flights
-Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
– Mountain rescue service if required
-Personal expenses (phone, laundry, water, bar drinks, battery recharge, extra porters, hot shower etc.)
-Trip cancellation cost accident or Health, Loss Theft or Damage and personal effects