Everest Base Camp Trek

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The Everest Base Camp Trek is the classic Himalayan trek with incredible views of the giant peaks in the Khumbu region. This trek fulfills the dream of solo travelers and groups alike who want to experience the historic route to the base of the worlds highest mountain. Mount Everest, 8848m, is one of the worlds most awe-inspiring sights and an Everest Base Camp Trek is the perfect adventure!

Two highlights of this trek are reaching Everest Base Camp at the foot of the worlds highest peak and the nearby peak of Kala Pattar, 5545m. At Everest Base Camp, you will realize you have already accomplished something great to reach there, and it will be almost unbelievable to see the mountaineers of the Everest Expedition who are setting out for the summit far above. Due to the structure of Everest, you cannot actually see the summit from Base Camp. This is what makes Kala Pattar the second highlight of this trek. From here, you can get unequalled views of the summit of Mount Everest, Lhotse, 8516 m, Nupste, 7855m, the south face of Pumori, 7161 m, as well as the cascading Khumbu Glacier below. Youll see these mighty peaks from many vantage points throughout this trek. A 35 minute flight from Kathmandu takes you to Lukla, from where your Classic Everest Base Camp trek begins. The trail follows the Dudh Kosi, which in Nepali translates to River of Milk. Bright prayer flags are strung from high places all along the trail which climbs gradually upwards through forests of rhododendron and magnolia. To allow for acclimatization, rest days are scheduled at the Sherpa capital of Namche Bazaar, and at Dingboche village, from where you can look up at the spectacular peak of Ama Dablam. The dramatic landscape around you changes every day as you trek along the Classic Everest Base Camp trail.

Our itinerary is carefully designed to allow rest days for acclimatization, which not only avoids altitude complications but also provides time to enjoy the scenery and visit a number of monasteries while we ascend through quaint Sherpa villages. As we climb higher and higher, the temperature drops. By the time we reach the pastures of Lobuche, youll be walking among frozen rivers in an icy wilderness.

The Classic Everest Base Camp Trek is rich in wildlife. The national bird of Nepal, the iridescent Dhaphe can frequently be seen and heard in the quiet forests of the Khumbu. Huge vultures, yellow billed choughs and black ravens soar on the up-draughts. The rare musk deer, tahr and goral also inhabit these high slopes.

When you return to Lukla, you will marvel at what you have achieved and the incredible things you have seen!

Trip Highlight

  • follow in the footsteps of Sir Edmund Hillary to the iconic Everest Base Camp
  • spectacular trek up the Khumbu valley
  • visit the beautiful monastery at Tengboche
  • ascend Kala Pattar, 5554m, for magnificent views of Everest, Lhotse and Nuptse
  • accommodation in local teahouses

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01 : Arrival at Katmandu 1,310m.Welcoming by Amis Himalayan Adventure Treks member and direct transfer to Hotel in Kathmandu on Bed & Breakfast Plan.

Day 02 : Fly to Lukla (2,840M) & Trek to Phakding (2,652m/8,700ft) - Approx.4 hrs- over night at Lodge

Day 03 : Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440 m/11,280 ft) - Approx- 6 hrs- over night at Lodge.

Day 04 : Rest/Acclimatization and Hike to Khumjung back to Namche Bazaar- approx 4 hrs over night at Lodge.

Day 05 : Trek to Tengboche (3,870m/12,694ft) - Approx 4 hrs over night at Lodge.

Day 06 : Trek to Dingboche (4,360 m/14,300 ft) - Approx 4 hrs over night at Lodge.

Day 07 : Trek to Lobuche (4,940 m/16,207 ft) - Approx 4 hrs over night at Lodge.

Day 08 : Trek to Gorakshep (5170 m/16,961ft) and after Lunch to Everest Base Camp (5364 m/17,594 ft) and back to sleep Gorakshep- Approx 7 hrs over night at Lodge.

Day 09 : Early Morning ascent to Kala Pattar 5545 m/ 18.92ft and descent to May Dingboche (4,360 m/14,300 ft) – Approx 5/ 6 hrs over night at Lodge.

Day 10 : Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440 m/11,280 ft) - Approx- 6 hrs- over night at Lodge.

Day 11 : Trek to Phakding (2,652m/8,700ft) - Approx.4 hrs- over night at Lodge

Day 12 : Trek to Lukla 4 hrs over night at Lodge

Day 13 : Fly back to Kathmandu 1,310m, direct transfer to hotel. Free day in Kathmandu, evening together farewell dinner with typical Nepali Culture with our AMIS HIMALAYA ADVENTURE Staff.

Day 14 : Reserve day (In case of flight cancellation due to Bad Weather) Hotel [B/B]

Day 15 : Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley overnight at Hotel with Bed & Breakfast plan.

Day 16 : Departure to Airport and Back to Home.

Cost Include

  • Transportation from international Airport to Hotel, from Hotel to Domestic Airport, from Domestic Airport to Hotel and from Hotel to international Airport, good vehicle and All airport transfers by Private vehicle 
  • Welcome dinner with Live Nepalese Cultural Program in Kathmandu with AMIS HIMALAYA ADVENTURE Staff.
  • Full day’ Sight-seeing In Kathmandu valley.  
  • Full day’ Sight-seeing In Kathmandu valley all entrance fees and Guide.  
  • Qualified local guide speaking fluent English and Transportation very good vehicle and all entrance •fees in Kathmandu sightseeing.
  • Accommodation Hotel 4 star in Kathmandu 4 night Bed & Breakfast plan.
  • Accommodation during trek; local lodges in mountain 13 nights Dinners Lunches, Breakfasts Tea, •coffee. Hot lemon and Lodges.
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu Hotel 4 nights (bed and breakfast and tax included) Hotel 4 star  
  • Good Experienced English-speaking Sherpa’s; Govt. Trained/Licensed Holder guides
  • One Sherpa guide-assistant (if group size is more than 4)
  • Porters (2 persons- One porter basis; max load 30 kg per porter
  • Sagarmath National Park fee, TIMS permits and all required permits and official documentation
  • Personal Insurance for Nepalese staff –porters –Guide and salary Guide/ Sherpa / porter
  • Our Service charge
  • Domestic round Trip Airfare: Kathmandu – Lukla  – Lukla – Kathmandu clients.
  • Nepalese staff Domestic round Trip Airfare: Kathmandu – Lukla  – Lukla –Kathmandu
  • Our Nepalese staffs Accommodation during trek; local lodges.
  • Local Airport Tax

Cost Exclude

  • Personal travel insurance please I must recommend good Travel insurance. Incase if our clients get sickness, accidents or emergency situation I have to rescue soon by helicopter and the cost will cover by travel insurance, if you don’t have travel insurance it cost a lot money helicopter charge.
  • Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Emergency Rescue/Evacuation
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tipping (Tips) for Staffs and porters
  • Liquor, Mineral Water and Soft Drinks
  • Hot Shower charge at trekking lodges
  • Batteries and Telephone calls

Your safety is of paramount concern while traveling with Amis Himalaya Adventure . Our above itinerary is perfectly design. However, since this adventure entails travelling in remote mountainous regions, we cannot guarantee that we will not deviate from it. Weather conditions, health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required.

B/B = Bed Breakfast, B = Breakfast (B/L/D = Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

Note on Itinerary: our above itinerary is perfectly design and we/our guide do best to follow. However, you have to be flexible to change in case required due to weather, route conditions, and other factors beyond our control.

Fact of Trip

Destiantion: Nepal, Everest Base Camp Trek

Duration: 16 Day(s)

Trip Grade: Strenous

Starting point: Lukla

Ending Point: Lukla

Transportation: Flight/ Private Vehicle as per itinerary

Mode of Trekking: Lodge Trek (Tea house Trek)

Best season in Nepal: Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct & Nov

Max. Altitude: 5545m

Minimum Group Size: 2-19

Accommodation in Kathmandu: 4 night BB Plane

Local lodges: 11 night

Minimum Group Size: 2 Persons

Maximum Group size: 15 Persons

Accommodation in Kathmandu: 4 nights B&B plan (Bed & Breakfast) and 4 star Hotel in Kathmandu

Accommodation during trek: local lodges 12 days (12 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 12 dinners, tea, coffee and twin-share rooms: beds with comfortable foam mattress and pillows included)

Price: special enquiry

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