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Everest Base Camp Trek

HIGHLIGHTS

Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the most sorted trekking destination in the Himalayas. Get a chance to explore in the heart of Khumbu region with some of the best mountain views one get get. This Everest base camp trek takes you to base camp of the tallest peak in the world, Mt Everest. Mt. Everest, also known as Sagarmatha or Chomolungma, means a jewel of the sky. Our exclusive itinerary is not only an opportunity to experience the adventure and excitement of a high mountain trek, but also the chance to experience the localities and varied cultures of the Khumbu Region. 

Itinerary

Day 1:    Flight to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2,652m)
  3-4 hrs        Guest House
Our vehicle will pick you from your hotel and transfer you to the domestic airport in Kathmandu. A 25 minute flight from Kathmandu will take you to Lukla (2840m), the gateway to the Khumbu region and the starting point of this trek. Trek easily through the Dudh Koshi river valley to reach Phakding. Enjoy your first day the legendary Khumbu region with its prestine beauty and unforgettable hospitality.

Day 2:    Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m) (B/L/D)
  6 hrs        Guest House
This day you will trek through steep climbs passing numerous suspension bridges along the Dudh Koshi river.

Day 3:    Acclimatization hike to Hotel Everest View (B/L/D)
  3 hrs        Guest House
A leisure day in Namche Bazaar for acclimatization purpose. You can visit the Everest View Hotel for panoramic views of the surrounding peaks. Pass the Syangboche airstrip on your way. You can also visit the Khumjung Village for nice views of the Amadablam peaks.

Day 4:    Trek to Tengboche (3870m) (B/L/D)
  5 hrs        Guest House
After breakfast trek to Tengboche via Kyanjuma and Phunki Tenga. Cross Dudh Koshi river to reach Tengboche. Explore Tengboche monsatery, one of the most important monastery in Khumbu.

Day 5:    Trek to Dingboche (4,360 m/14,300 ft) (B/L/D)
  5 hrs        Guest House
This day you will descend to Debuche and an uphill climb to reach Pangboche. The view of Everest, Lhotse and Amadablam will follow you through out the way. Continue your walk through Imja valley and cross Lobuche stream to reach Dingboche.

Day 6:    Rest day in Dingboche for acclimatization (B/L/D)
  5 hrs        Guest House
You will have a full day to rest or explore around the valleys of Chhukung and Imja Khola. This particular area links with the high passes of Amphu Laptsa and Makalu Barun National Park. You can also participate in one of our optional hikes to Nangkartshang Peak or the Chhukung Valley.

Day 7:    Trek to Lobuche (4940m) (B/L/D)
  6-7 hrs        Guest House
You will have a difficult day as you are going to experience some steep climbs today. Enjoy the magnificent views of the mountains Pumori, Nuptse, Cholatse, Thamserku and several other peaks. Follow the path to Lobuche via Dughla where you will stop for a quick lunch. Enter Khumbu glacier area to reach Lobuche.

Day 8:    Lobuche to Gorakshep (5170m) - EBC (5364m) - Gorakshep (B/L/D)
  8-9 hrs        Guest House
Trek to Gorakshep for a quick lunch. From Gorakshep hike through rocks, moraines, streams and glacier to reach to Everest Base Camp. Return Gorekshep for overnight stay.

Day 9:    Gorakshep to Kala Patthar (5545m to Pheriche (4280m) (B/L/D)
  8-9 hrs        Guest House
Early this morning, you will summit the high Kala Patthar. The peak offers a panoramic sunrise view of the Mt. Everest. Besides the Everest, it also has 360-degree views of the Nuptse, Cholatse, Pumori, and several other peaks. Enjoy the views of 4 of the world’s highest peaks. After soaking in the views, head down towards Gorakshep. After breakfast, you will again descend back to the village of Periche. Overnight in a tea house in Periche.

Day 10:    Trek to Namche Bazar (3440m) (B/L/D)
  6-7 hrs        Guest House
Continue your journey with descend via Pangboche and Tengboche to reach Namche Bazaar.

Day 11:    Trek to Lukla (2,804 m) (B/L/D)
  6 hrs        Guest House
Retrace your trial back to Lukla, completing your trek to the foothill of the highest mountain in the world. Rest of the day wander around Lukla.

Day 12:    Fly Lukla to Kathmandu (B)
You will be boarding the flight back to the Kathmandu Valley through the Tenzing and Hilary Airport. Enjoy your morning breakfast at the rural land of the country and then board the plane to Kathmandu.

Whats Included

  Airport pickup and drop services using private vehicle.

  Round trip flight Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu including domestic airport taxes for guests & guide.

  Accommodation in the best available lodges, guesthouses, and tea houses, during trekking days using twin sharing/dormitory rooms.

  Three meals a day followed by tea/coffee while on trekking days. All included meals are notated as B-Breakfast, L-Lunch and D-Dinner.

Whats Excluded

  Accommodation, Lunch and dinner while in Kathmandu.

  Travel insurance is compulsory for all of our treks. This must include helicopter rescue, medical testing, treatment, and hospitalization expenses.

Why Book With Us

  Your Safety Come first: Your safety is our primary concern here a Tyamke Travels. When you travel with us, we make sure that you are safe physically and legally. With expert guides, porters and our professional management team, we assure a safe and secure environment for travelling.

  Responsible Tourism: At Tyamke Travels, we are aware of both the positive and negative impacts of tourism. So, to make sure you take all the memories of Nepal without leaving footprints, we take numerous steps which have been very helpful.

  Great Value of Money: We have a competitive price range which is appropriate for all budget sizes. At Tyamke, your financial satisfaction is very important so; we offer packages varying from comfort to luxury. They not only have competitive prices but also fit every pocket.

  Tailor Made Program: While packages at Tyamke already have a wide range of competitive prices, they are also customizable. You can easily make changes to the packages' itineraries so that it suits your budget, schedule and preferences.

  Financial Protection: Tyamke Travels is a locally run agency, and every guide, porter or staff we hire are locals. We prioritize giving back to the locals so, you can be sure that the money you are spending is going to the right place and not large international companies.

Good To knOW

HOW DO WE HANDLE DURING THE CASE OF EMERGENCY?
You never know when the unexpected situation comes and put you in hearse condition.  So such cases you will be rescued by Helicopter. You are entirely liable for all the expenses incurred in evacuation. So, before coming to Nepal, please make your travel insurance. Ask your guide to arrange a runner to the nearest communication point and inform office about requirement of a helicopter. For evacuation, we require the name of the sick person and the exact location from where helicopter can airlift you. You should not leave the place after calling Helicopter for evacuation though you are feeling better than before.

HOW TO GET SAFE DRINKING WATER?
On the trek, there is a facility of purchasing safe drinking water in teahouses. It is better if you carry the water purifying pills on your own. On camping trek, the water will be treated with Potassium permanganate or Iodine. On the trail, water from the streams is safe to drink, but better not to use it directly for drinking.

DO WE BE SECURE DURING OUR JOURNEY?
Security and a safe journey is our core objective of trekking. Our guide holds licenses issued by the Nepal Government and our staffs are local, honest, kind and genuine. But we also insist you to take care of your own personal belongings. If you are on ‘camping trek’ please take your main bag inside the tent once you reach campsite and put all bags and belongings in the middle of the tent when you feel sleepy. Your guide assigns a Sherpa on turn wise basis to guard the campsite throughout the night. If you are on ‘Tea house arrangement, never leave your baggage unattended and keep your lodge room locked when you go out.

cancellation

If cancellation made before 30 days of the trip departure date, 15% of the total trip cost will be charged as cancellation and rest will be adjusted in their next trip or refunded after deducting the processing charge of Nepal Rastra Bank to make a draft. If cancellation made before 15 days of the trip departure date, 25% of the total trip cost will be charged as cancellation. Further will be same as above process. If Cancellation made before 07 days of the trip departure date 40% of the total trip cost will be charged as cancellation. If cancellation made within the week of departure or upon arrival in Kathmandu no refund shall be provided. Due payment should be made or claimed by legal process.
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Tour Details

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Availability
Available Daily
world
Duration
12 Days
Tour Type
Private Tour
Maximum Altitude
5545m/18192ft
Start End
Pick-up at your hotel or location in Kathmandu, Nepal