Trip Outlook

Start: Kathmandu.
End: Kathmandu.
Group size: 1 to 10.
Trekking area: Everest Region
Country: Nepal
Mode of Trip: On Tea House and Lodge basis.
Trek Grade: Moderate & Adventurous.
Highest elevation: 5,545 M on top Kalapathar.
Trek duration: 12 Nights & 13 Days (fly in and out of Lukla).
Total Trip: 16 Nights & 17 Days (Kathmandu / Kathmandu)
Season: All year round except July-August (monsoon-wet period)

Trip Highlight:

  • Morning fly to Lukla 35minuts of scenic flight with super views of mountains from Ganesh, Langtang Himal, Jugal Himal, Everest, Makalu.
  • Amazing view points of Mt. Everest from Kalapathar.
  • Highest evaluation is 5,545 meters kalapathar with Everesst Base Camp 5,364 meters.
  • Traditional Sherpa villages of strong Tibetan Buddhist culture and custom.
  • Trekking from lovely rhododendron, pine forest to barren moraine and glaciers.
  • Ancient culture and custom as it was for thousands of years. Local foods with tea house.

Introduction:

White Hill Adventure Treks & Expedition presents a popular and most scenic adventure destination “Everest Base Camp trekking”, where you will be in world highest mountain base camp at 5,364 meters high. Surrounded with giant peaks, glaciers and tumbling huge boulders of ice of Khumbu Ice falls, certainly a mind-blowing experience of a life time in the midst of world highest mountains that encircles base camp and high Kalapathar hill top at 5,545 m.

An adventure of great combination with scenic and cultural walks visiting traditional Sherpa villages of strong Tibetan Buddhism culture and heritage includes tour around its interesting and famed monasteries in the backdrop of beautiful panorama of mountains.

Everest Base Camp trekking starting with short flight to Lukla, this town the start and ending point of all adventure destinations around Khumbu and Everest region, from Lukla walk begins through lovely farm villages of Sherpas visiting Ghat- Phakding – Monjo to reach at famous Namche Bazaar.

At Namche with rest day for acclimatization and short excursion, our adventure continues leading into enchanting rhododendron-pines and fir forest with views of Mt. Everest-Amadablam-Tharmarsku-Kwangde and many other close peaks. Trek leads to another famous place at Thyangboche Monastery a beautiful place with mountain views and forest surrounding. From this area tree-lines declines as the walk leads to windswept dry country towards Everest base camp through several nice village of Pangboche-Dingboche and Lobuche settlements. On reaching Everest base camp the highlight of this trips, enjoy the gorgeous views of mountains with Khumbu ice-falls and glaciers.

Our adventure ends with one more adventure with a climb to Kalapathar for outstanding views of mountains with Everest at mere distance. Everest base camp trekking ends in Lukla with a flight back to Kathmandu, after enjoyable moment around world highest peaks and great service of White Hill Adventure Treks & Expedition.

Outline itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel
Day 02: In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour at places of interest.
Day 03: Fly to Lukla 2,830 m & trek to Phakding 2,640 m – 04 hrs.
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m – 05 hrs.
Day 05: Trek to Thyangboche 3,867 m – 05hrs.
Day 06: Trek to Dingboche 4,260 m – 05hrs.
Day 07: Trek to Lobuche 4,930 m – 05 hrs.
Day 08: Trek to Gorak Shep 5,170 m and Everest Base Camp  5,364 m and return to Gorakshep – 06 hrs.
Day 09: Hike to Kalapathar 5,545 m trek to Pheriche 4,240m – 05 hrs.
Day 10: Trek to Thyangboche – 05 hrs.
Day 11: Trek to Monjo 2,860m – 06 hrs.
Day 12: Trek to Lukla – 04 hrs.
Day 13: Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to respective hotels.
Day 14: In Kathmandu free day with sightseeing tour.
Day 15: International departure for home ward bound.

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel. 

On reaching at Kathmandu international airport where White Hill Adventure Treks & Expedition staff will receive and then transfer you to respective hotels around Kathmandu city. After getting refreshed from the flight our guide briefs you with information of hotel, Kathmandu and Everest Base Camp trekking with welcome dinner in a nice Nepali restaurant.

Day 02: Sightseeing tour and trek preparation.

Morning our city guide will take you for sightseeing tour at places of interest as Kathmandu valley full of world heritage sites, temples, monasteries, old king’s palaces after an interesting tour back to hotel, preparation for Everest base camp trekking.

Day 03: Fly to Lukla 2,830 m & trek to Phakding 2,640 m – 04 hrs.

Morning flight to Lukla with mountain views including Everest, on reaching Lukla with time for rest, then start first day trekking to Phakding village. Walk leads past farm villages with few short ups and down, beautiful views along the walk to Phakding for overnight stop.

Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m – 05 hrs.

After overnight at Phakding, morning trek leads over Dudh Kosi River and then past interesting villages of Toc-Toc, Bhenkar and Monjo to reach at Sagarmatha National Park entrance gate.

From here walk on riverbanks for few hours, on crossing last bridge with climb to famous Namche Bazaar where you can explore this small town with facilities of nice restaurant, pubs, cyber café, post office, and banks.

Day 05: Trek to Thyangboche 3,867 m – 05hrs.

From Namche walk leads on scenic path with downhill to Phunge-Tenga for lunch, then climb into rhododendron and pine forest with views of peaks. On reaching Thyangboche visit into monastery with panorama of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Kangtenga, Thamasarku, Kwande and majestic Amadablam.

Day 06: Trek to Dingboche 4,260 m – 05hrs.

Morning walk leads downhill for an hour and then cross over Imjatse River, after the bridge entering open exposed area where tree lines disappear for short juniper and rhododendron bushes. Trek uphill to Pangboche village at 3,900 meters.
Pangboche last permanent village to Dingboche and beyond, from here a short climb to Somara for lunch and continue with climb to Dingboche village for overnight stop, located in beautiful Imjatse valley with panorama of mountains.

Day 07: Trek to Lobuche 4,930 m – 05 hrs.

After rest at Dingboche morning walk continues with steep climb for an hour with excellent views of the valley and mountains, and slowly walking on gentle path leading at Thugla for lunch, where Khumbu glacier melts turning into a torrential river.
Here trail from Pheriche joins, after rest and lunch a steep climb for an hour to Thugla ridge top, where you can see many stone memorials of unfortunate climbers who died climbing Mt. Everest, Lhotse and other high mountains. From here an hour of nice pleasant walk to Lobuche for overnight stop.

Day 08: Trek to Gorak Shep 5,170 m and Everest Base Camp

5,364 m and return to Gorakshep – 06 hrs.
Today our final adventure leads to Everest Base Camp, starting with moderate walk for few hour and then climb over glacier and moraine to Gorakshep located at the bottom of Mt. Pumori and Kalapathar hill and view point. From here walk to Everest Base Camp following the path close to Khumbu glacier all the way to base camp. On reaching base camp marvel the views of Kuhmbu Ice Fall and glaciers. After enjoying views of ice falls and mountains, completing our aim and dreams, walk back to Goarkshep for overnight stop.

Day 09: Hike to Kalapathar 5,545 m trek to Pheriche 4,240m – 05 hrs.

Morning climb on top to Kalapathar at 5,545 meters, highest point of this trip with panorama of mountains and views of Mt. Everest at close distance. After a great time descend back to Gorakshep for breakfast and continue trek to Thugla with downhill to Pheriche for overnight stop.

Day 10: Trek to Thyangboche – 05 hrs.

Return journey an easy walk dropping heights every few hours with downhill with few short ups to Pangboche and then after the bridge two hours climb to Thyangboche for overnight stop.

Day 12: Trek to Monjo 2,860m – 06 hrs.

After a great time on high mountains descend to Imjatse River with climb for an hour to Sanasa. From here walk with few short up and downs to Namche Bazaar, after a nice stop, downhill walk to Dudh Kosi river valley to Monjo for overnight stop.

Day 13: Trek to Lukla – 04 hrs.

Morning walk leads back to Phakding and then back to Lukla with final climb of this adventure, and then on reaching Lukla celebrate our last day in Everest area with fellow trekkers and staff.

Day 14: Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to respective hotels.

From Lukla an early morning flight to Kathmandu, at Kathmandu domestic airport our guide and staff transfer you back to your hotels with rest of the day free for individual activities.

Day 15: In Kathmandu free day with sightseeing tour.

A reserve or spare day in Kathmandu in case of flight delay or cancellation due to bad weather which occurs sometimes, as Himalayan weather can be unpredictable if all goes well enjoy the extra day with tour around Kathmandu-Patan and Bhaktapur.

Day 16: International departure for home ward bound.

After a memorable time and great adventure around Khumbu area and Everest Base Camp trekking, with excellent services of White Hills Hill Adventure Treks & Expedition guides, as per the flight time our staff transfers you for the final departure homeward bound.

Total Price: $965

Included in Package:

  • Airport pickups and drops in private vehicle.
  • Dormitory rooms, Guest houses and 1-5 star hotels in Kathmandu. As your choice. Normally without bargaining we will give you 2/3 star hotels.
  • Wel come dinner and farewell dinner.
  • Trekking Permit cards
  • Transportations by Local bus + Taxi.
  • Normal teahouse/ accommodation (tent for camping places) during the trek.
  • Three times meals (Breakfast, Lunch and dinner) a day during the trek.
  • Government licensed holder guide who can speak extra languages (like Chinese, Japanese , French,
  • Korean, Malaysian, Dutch, Italy, Spanish and Hindi) as yours needed and assistance guide(7 trekkers:1 assistance guide)
  • 1 strong and friendly potter for 2 trekkers( A POTTER can carry maximum 25kg).
  • Guides and potters cost including them Salary, insurance, equipment, food, local transportation, and accommodation.
  • First aid fox/ medical fox.
  • 13% government tax and 10% service charge.

Excluded in Package:

  • Nepalese Visa fee.\
  • International air ticket.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Domestic airport pickups and drop.
  • Excess baggage charges.
  • Trekking equipments.
  • Meals in City (not in mountain trek).
  • Medical fee and rescue service.
  • Teas, coffee, beers, cola, chocolate, Personal expense like bar bills, laundry service, phone call, internet/cyber café, battery charges, hot shower, hot/boiled water, extra blanket, toilet paper/nappies paper, heater etc.
  • Tips for guide(s),potter(s),driver(s) any staff(s).
  • Donation for School (s), road(s), orphanage(s).

Equipments and clothes:

– Down jackets and sleeping bags(-10 to -15 degrees f.), Trekking boots or sports shoes, one pair of trekking pools, camera, water bottle, warm hates that covers yours ears, cap, sun glass, sun cream, half sleeve t-shirt, long sleeve t-shirt, thermal tops, water proof jacket/pullovep, gore-tex jacket with wool, one pair of lightweight wool gloves, one pair of trousers, one pair of fleece or woolen tousers, one pair of waterproof shell paints, two/three pairs of thin, light, inner shocks, two pairs of heavy poly socks, wto pairs of under wears etc… and more for girls(bra, scarf, pashmina shawl, Nek up thing etc. )
(Note: you can hire down jacket, trekking boots and sleeping bag with white Hill Adventure. The coast will be per day $1+$1+$1 usd.)

Important suggested Tools:

  • Tooth brush & paste.
  • Nail clippers.
  • Mirror.
  • Books.
  • Pen & Copy.
  • Note book.
  • Mobile phone and SIM cards.
  • GPS Compass.
  • Light.
  • Charges.
  • Alarm watch.
  • Matches or lighter.
  • Repair tape with sewing repair kit.
  • Towel.

Dry Foods & Chocolate: You have to buy some energetic foods (like chocolate, snacks, pine nut, coconut, etc.) to help yourself walking better.

Everest Base Camp Trek

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Tour Reviews

5 based on 1 review
September 6, 2016

Buena organizacion en cuanto a la tramitacion de todos los permisos necesarios respecto al trekking asi como el buen trato del guia (Puri) y los correspondientes hoteles seleccionados. Una aventura realmente satisfactoria por la buena programacion.

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