The Everest Base Camp Trek

THE EVEREST BASE CAMP TREK
 
 
Nepal is known as the “Land of the Himalaya” the world over. There are 1,310 peaks above 6000 meters of which 238 are already opened for climbing. Likewise, out of fourteen 8000 meters peaks eight of them, including the highest in the world, Mount Everest lies in Nepal.Mount Everest is also known by the Tibetan name Chomolangma (goddess mother of the snows), and by the Nepali name Sagarmatha (Mother of the Universe).  The other seven are namely Kanchenjunga, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu and Annapurna. This trek to Everest Base Camp is probably the only trail in the world where so many mighty and magnificent Himalayas can been seen at such close proximity.
 
The Everest Base Camp Trek takes one to the foothills of the mightiest of the mountains in the world. En-route, traverse through rhododendron and pine forests, rivers, Sherpa villages and Buddhist Monasteries from temperate to snow line regions. The Himalayas are best seen on this trek as one traces the main route through the Khumbu region from the Sherpa town of Namche Bazaar. Trekkers get a close view of the world's greatest mountains, Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Thamserku, Tawache and others.
 


 


ITINERARY AT A GLANCE
 
 
Day 01:           Arrive Kathmandu (1340 M)
Day 02:           Half Day Sightseeing Tour of Kathmandu
Day 03:           Fly Lukla (2880 M) & Trek to Phakding (2652 M)
Day 04:           Trek Phakding to Namche (3440 M)
Day 05:           Rest & Acclimatization at Namche (3440 M)
Day 06:           Trek Namche to Thyangboche (3863 M)
Day 07:           Trek Thyangboche to Dingboche (4410 M)
Day 08:           Rest and acclimatization at Dingboche
Day 09:           Trek Dingboche to Lobuche (4931 M)
Day 10:           Trek Lobuche to Gorakshep (5180 M)/ E.B.C
Day 11:           Trek to Kalaphattar (5545 M) & to Lobuche
Day 12:           Trek Lobuche to Debouche (3867 M)
Day 13:           Trek Debouche to Namche (3440 M)
Day 14:           Trek Namche to Lukla (2880 M)
Day 15:           Fly Lukla to Kathmandu (1340 m)
Day 16:           Departure
 
** End of Arrangements **
 
 
Trip Fact
Best Period:              Feb, Mar, April, May – Oct, Nov, Dec
Time Period:             15 Nights / 16 Days
Trek Period:             12 Night / 13 Days
In Kathmandu:        03 Nights
Flights:                      2 Ways. (Kathmandu/Lukla/Kathmandu)
Trek Type:                Moderate to Strenuous
Highest Altitude:      5545 meters
Warning:                   Altitude Sickness.
Trek Start Point:       Lukla
Trek End Point:        Lukla
Accommodations:     Hotels in Kathmandu / Lodges on trek
Trek Cost:     
 
 
 
 
Feature
National Park:    Sagarmatha National Park (1148 sq. kms)
Mountains:           Everest, Lhotse, Tamserku, Amadablam, Nuptse, Tawatse, Kantega, Pumo-ri, etc.
Rivers:                  BhoteKoshi, DudhKoshi and ImjatseKhola.
Villages:                Lukla, Namche, Thyangboche, Pheriche, Lobuche, etc
Tribes:                  Mostly Sherpa’s, Rai’s, Tamang’s& Tibetans
Forests:                Of Rhododendron and Pine.
Landscapes:        Varying from temperate valleys to snow clad mountains.
 
 
 
 
 

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