A short flight to the famous Tenzing-Hillary Airport in Lukla, spectecular mountain views and at the foot of Mount Everest the Everest Base Camp, which is the starting point for all summit attempts from Nepalese Territory.
Everest Base Camp Trek
We begin Everest Base Camp Trek with a short domestic flight to Lukla, where we realy on our own feet for the rest of the journey. From the very first day you will get to test the intoxicating blend from mountain views and local sherpa culture. Nights will be spend mostly in lodges and enough time will be allocated for acclimatization whenever great significant altitude shift is involved. At the end of this trip you will realize that it is not necessary to climb Everest or any other mountain for an adventure experience and the scenery that you can expect.
This trek follows the Dudhkoshi River, passes through Dudhkoshi Valley, surrounded by Thamserku an Kusam Kangaru peaks, the colorful Namcha Bazar and Tenboche and finally ascends to Kalapathar, the highest point on our way. In addition to Mount Everest the Lhotse-Huptse, Ama Dablam and Kantega are the major attractions in this franquil region. You will also have the opportunity to explore to Mountaineering Museum in Namcha Bazar, witness mountain life in Khumjung, and many monasteries, lamaseries and temples during the trip, including the famous Tenboche Monastery.
Duration: 14 - 21 Days
Difficulty level: easy - moderate
Max Elevation: 5545 m
Mode of Trek: Teahouse
Day 1: Kathmandu to Lukla (flight), trek to Phakding (3 – 4 hours)
Day 2: Trek to Namcha Bazar (5 – 6 hours)
Day 3: Acclimatization or rest day
Day 4: Namcha Bazar to Tenboche (4 – 5 hours)
Day 5: Tenboche to Dingboche (5 – 6 hours)
Day 6: Acclimatization
Day 7: Dingboche to Lobuche (4 – 5 hours)
Day 8: Lobuche to Garek Shep and visit base camp (5 – 6 hours)
Day 9: Garek Shep to visit Kalapather trek to Pheriche (5 – 6 hours)
Day 10: Pheriche to Tenboche (4 – 5 hours)
Day 11: Tenboche to Namcha Bazar (4 – 5 hours)
Day 12: Namcha Bazar to Phakding (4 – 5 hours)
Day 13: Phakding to Lukla (3 – 4 hours)
Day 14: Lukla to Kathmandu (flight), transfer to hotel