- Total Duration:10 Days
- Trekking Duration:10 Days
- Trip Grade:Moderate
Imagine the ecstasy of seeing the highest peak in the world. Now add some awesome trekking experience that is beyond any other known adventure. And now let us add few more thrill and glory– A return flight in a chartered helicopter flight from the most exotic place on earth.
· Rare but exciting mountain flight to and from one of the daring airport at Lukla
· Visit beautiful Namche bazaar and historic Tengbochhey Monastery on the way to the Base camp
· Opportunity to climb Kalapatthar (5545m) for unrivalled views of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse and the surrounding peaks
· Unforgettable view of Khumbhu ice fall and glaciers.
· Delightful sights of rising Amadablam peak.
· Take a sneak peek into the historical UNESCO World Heritage sites in Kathmandu.
Everest Base Camp trek is one of the most thrilling, challenging and adventurous trekking destinations in the world. Thousands of adventure seekers visit Nepal and especially travel in Khumbhu region to take a peek into the new world of mountains and get mesmerized by sight of the impending Majestic Himalayas.
At Dolma Trekking we provide you the world class customized trekking services with a great flying experience in a well-equipped and comfortable helicopter ride. Our skilled guides will escort you to experience the real magic of trekking all the while making sure that you are absolutely safe and in good health. On the backdrop of our best knowledge and past experiences, we have carefully developed itinerary of the Everest Base Camp for the efficient and effective travel plan. While you are enjoying our finest services please follow the instructions given by the guides sincerely for the best possible experience and adequate rest days to get used to with the harsh terrains.
Trekking to Everest Base Camp will lead you to the trails that pass through serene Namche Bazaar, Thengboche, Khumjun and other villages that exhibit rich Sherpa culture taking you to the natural paradise land. Renowned for its spectacular close views of majestic Himalayas, Everest base camp has always been the top most trekking destinations. In single trip you can observe the superb Himalayan landscapes, Himalayas like Mt. Everest (8848 m), Mt Lhotse (8516 m), Mt. Nuptse (7855 m) and Mt. Pumori (7161 m), Mt. Changaste (7550 m), Mt. Lingterin (6679 m), Mt. Amadablam (6856 m), Mt. Thamserku (6723 m), Mt. Kantega (6685 m), Mt. Kusum Khagaru (6367 m), Mt. Kongde (6011m), Mt. Khumbila (5761m) and Mt. Twache peak (6367m). Everest Base Camp is also favorite amongst the extreme adventure seekers who want to try peak climbing such as Mt. Cholaste (6335m), Island peak (6179m), Lobuche peak (6145m), Pokalde peak (5806m) and Honku south peak.
Everest base camp trek is the most thrilling, exciting and challenging trekking for the adventure lovers from the whole globe. The trekking to Everest Base Camp takes you 5364 meter above the sea level with regular trekking hours that exceeds 6 to 8 hours each day.
Everest Base Camp is located in Khumbu region of Nepal and it is a beautiful heaven in itself. Your journey begins with thrilling flight to Lukla Airport. From Lukla you will follow a steep river valley to spectacular Namche Bazar. Namche bazaar is official gateway to Khumbu region, surrounded by beautiful Himalayas. You can visit various villages and local markets, nearby hills and do other exciting stuffs to get accustomed to new environment and enjoy the hospitality and good cheers with local people.
You will continue towards Everest base Camp trek through Tengboche monastery, Dingboche, Lobuche to Kalapatthar. The spectacular views of the mountains leave every soul spell bound. Enjoy the extra ordinary atmosphere around you. At Gorakh Shep, you will be picked by the chartered helicopter for the desired destination
Everest Base Camp trekking provides a very rare chance and once in a lifetime experience that is unforgettable moment for many observers.
- Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu airport and transfer to hotel:
- Day 02: Fly to Lukla and Trek to Phakding (2652m) [3 hours]
- Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m) [6 hours]
- Day 04: Acclimatization at Namche Bazaar, hike to Everest view hotel (3900m) 3-4 hours
- Day 05: Trek to Tengboche (3860m) [5 hours]
- Day 06: Trek to Dingboche (4410m) [5 hours]
- Day 07: Trek to Lobuche (4910m) [5 hours]
- Day 08: Hike to Everest Base Camp (5364m) & return Gorak Shep [7 hours]
- Day 09 : Hike to Kalapathar (5545m) & return Gorak Shep to fly back to Kathmandu on a Chartered helicopter
- Day 10 : Transfer to the Airport for your onward destination
Arrive at Kathmandu airport (1400m). Meet up by representative at the airport and transferred to hotel.
After having early breakfast at hotel in Kathmandu, you will be taken to Kathmandu airport and take an early morning 35 minutes scenic flight to the small mountain airport Lukla, after reaching at Lukla, our trekking guide will introduce with the porters, then start trekking following then mountainside on the left bank of the Dudh Koshi river, it is easy trekking and takes about 3-4 and to reach at Phakding.
After the breakfast you will trek along the Dudh Koshi river and enter park at Jorsale at noon. Soon you will pass through pine forests and reach Namche Bazar, surrounded on three sides by mountain ranges.
You will take the day off for much needed rest and preparation for the great adventure ahead to the high altitude before heading off towards Everest base camp. Namche Bazaar is tucked away between two ridges amidst the giant peaks of the Khumb. You can hike to nearby hills to get used with the environment.
This day, after the breakfast, you will start the trek along the ridge trail and flat level mountain path. You can have great panoramas of Thamserku, Kantega, and Kusum Kangrib. You will walk through tiring flat land with zigzag trail, soon descend to the river and arrive at Phunki Tenga from where the ascend through Rhododendron forest to the Tengbuche monastery. After reaching the lodge you can visit the village and the Monastery.
After having breakfast at lodge, you will start trekking with descending through Rhododendron forest to the Imja Khola and cross exciting suspension bridge on it and walk passing by a long Mani stone wall to enter the village of Pangboche. The descend continues through pastures to Dingboche village.
On this day, your trek starts towards Pheriche. Walking up north for an hour, you reach the stupa with prayer flags then descend towards the village. You can enjoy the remarkable views of the Mt. Tawache, Ama Dablam and to the north-Pokalde (5741m), Kongma-tse (5820m) and the great wall of Nuptse. You will continue your hike from Pheriche to Lobuche.
Big day today - After breakfast at the lodge, you will start trekking to Base camp following the rocky moraine path, view icy glacial pond and icebergs down below of Khumbu glacier. You will reach Gorakshep after the last rocky moraine dunes and a short downhill walk. Your hardship come to fruition on the way to Everest Base camp.
This day you will be trekking towards Kalapathhar and to Pheriche. The trek starts very early today to take time to enjoy the view of sunrise from Kala Patthar. You can also have a panoramic view of Mt. Everest and many other mountain peaks like Mt. Pumori, Mt. Lingtren, Mt. Khumbetse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku and many more, after seeing the sunrise over those Himalayas - trek down to Gorekshep and take a flight in chartered helicopter to your desired destination.
The trek was very well organized once we arrived in Lukla. Our guide Amrit was always helpful and constantly thought of our welfare. He gave us tips about what to eat at altitude and was available 24 hours a day if we needed him. The porters were also very friendly and keen to help. Together they ensured our trip was safe, challenging and memorable.
It was truly a once in a lifetime experience and we were very lucky to experience the different like and culture that Nepal had to offer. Tsering and his team worked really hard to make sure we enjoyed ourselves and made sure we all had a really good time. It was a great challenge and we saw some spectacular views, our guide was fantastically helpful and we would definitely go back again for another trek around Nepal.
It proved to us that Nepal and the Himalayas are truly some of the most beautiful places in the world, whilst also proving them to be one of the most challenging as well. Thank you very much for Tsering and his team for working so hard for us; it has been both a cultural experience as well as a trekking holiday. I strongly recommend Tsering and his team for treks in Nepal.”