Everest Base Camp and kalapathar Trek

Everest Base Camp Trekking is extensively one of the world’s most popularly doled out trekking destinations which have many trails set apart.Find out the every details you need about the trek from here like cost, itinerary, difficulty, and so on.
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Trip Highlight

  • Best Season: February-June/September-December.
  • Trip Start: Kathmandu
  • Trip Ends: Kathmandu
  • Destination: Everest Base Camp 
  • Trip Route: Kathmandu-Lukla-Namche Bazar-Tengboche-Lobuche-Gorak Shep-Everest Base Camp-Kalapatthar-Namche-Lukla-Ktm
  • Trip Style: Lodge to Lodge Trekking
  • Activity: Sightseeing and High Altitude Trekking
  • Max. Altitude:5555 m /18220.4 ft
  • Activity Per Day: Approximately 5/6 hrs walking per day
  • Adventure flight fromKathmandu to Lukla
  •  The World's Highest Airport
  • Explore the beautiful Tengboche Monastery
  • Ama Dablam, the World's most Beautiful Mountain
  • Island Peak and the Shinning View of Mt. Thamserku
  • Heart touch views of Khumbu region & Ice fall
  • Climbing Kalapatthar at elevation of 5,555m
  • Everest Base Camp,Khumbu glacier & Tibetan culture

“Every mountain top is within reach if you just keep on climbing.”

The Everest Base Camp Trek Nepal is extensively one of the world’s most popularly doled out trekking destinations that have many trails set apart with Buddhist supplications and sacrosanct stones. Explore the subsistence of nomad trekking long way from native lands; get yourself in the thorough strolling and Everest trekking on the trail to Mount Everest trekking. You will explore most illustrative spots of the Everest locale, snow-topped Himalayan pinnacles, blooming glades, mountains, waterways, and valleys.

Our Everest Base Camp Trek trip starts with an eye-catching flight from Kathmandu to the airstrip at Lukla (2,886m). We then take after along a course named by some as "the pathway to paradise", through the customary endeavor course to the Sherpa capital of the Khumbu, the clamoring market towns of Namche Bazaar (3,440m). Experiencing the trek to Everest area one can find antiquated religious communities and find out about the neighborhood Sherpa culture. You can remain overnight in the straightforward, clean tea-houses (lodges) keep running by nearby families, and taste the generous Nepalese sustenance. Alongside that, you will likewise get the opportunity to appreciate the primary beams of dawn over relentless trek to Everest from the summit of Kalapathar.

Namche Bazaar is the biggest town in that locale. Everest Base Camp Trekking is likewise the primary spot on the Khumbu trek where trekkers can remain for a day or two for acclimatization. After Namche, we go close by the noisy seething Imja Khola to the high valley beneath Mount Everest. Tengboche (3,867m), the home of Nepal's most acclaimed cloister, is arranged underneath the amazing setting of Everest and Ama Dablam (6,812m).

Our voyage to Everest Base Camp takes us quit for the day the breathtaking "Khumbu Icefall" which paves the way toward the South Col and was the course gone up against the primary rising of Everest trekking. We have additionally incorporated the alternative of climbing to the highest point of Kalapathar (5,545m), which will require our hard exertion with exceptional perspectives of Nuptse (7816m), Everest (8,848m) and Lhotse (8,516m). As we get to the finish of our trek we begin to slide down to Namche and Lukla and with an arrival flight to Kathmandu.

This simple paced and vital trek should be possible by individuals who appreciate strolling through the precipitous territories and icy moraines with a better than expected physical wellness. To experience this remarkable trek the best season will be April to mid-June and September to November. Join now and be a part of Three Diamond Adventure to encounter an eccentric experience the trek to Everest Base Camp with experienced Everest base camp trek guide.

Trekking Gear and Best Season

 Above 3000m the weather at night will be freezing cold. we recommend to bring down jacket,sleeping bag(thermal liner make it extra toasty), fleece jacket, thermal underwear, pairs of long paints,3 synthetic t-shert,footwear Trekking boot, trekking socks, rain coat,wollen hat,globes,sun lotion, polarized sunglasses, travel towel, tissue paper, lip bam,camera,back up for mobile and sandal for evening  walk.

You will need first aid kit including medicine like,Diamox (for any symptoms of headaches, dinginess, loss of appetite) diarrhea, antibiotics, bandage for blister, use a lot of water and be vegetarian is best way to survive in mountain.  Best season to do Everest kalapathar or EBC is from March to May and September to December. Even from May to September it will be monsoon time possibly rainy. From December to March to the weather reach below zero but you will see amazing views of Mount Everest. Even in off season there are few trekkers in mountain.

Trekking guide and potter

The government of Nepal considers hiring guide or potter above 3000m height. Government have every year providing special training for guide how to be safe on high mountain from altitude sickness, how to use first aid Medical kit in emergency, how to safe life of injured trekkers life in high mountain. Trekking guide has many advantages to High Mountain they will explain about nature, culture, customs, flora and fauna. Every year we heard news trekkers are disappeared in mountain because of lonely trekkers. Before booking your trip insure that your company is register at “Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal’’ (TAAN) www.taan.org.np.

Accommodation and Trekking Permit

 Mountain every places it will difficult to find luxurious hotel that why we will provide accommodation according availability of local place sometimes they will offer wooden house rooftop is covered with tin.    Everest Region can reach by land from Kathmandu to Jiri and 3 days walk to reach lukla.From Kathmandu to lukla 30 minute flight also available Entry permit of Sagarmatha national park permit are necessary before starting your trek which will available at Bhrikutimandap in Nepal tourism Board. Trekking or Agencies of Kathmandu are also authorized to issue permit from government. Join with Three diamond Adventure to make your holiday unforgettable in Nepal.

Outline Itinerary

 

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu [1,300m/4,264 ft]

Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation

Day 03:  Kathmandu - Lukla - Phakding [2,652m/8,700ft]: 3 - 4 hrs

Day 04:  Phakding - Namche Bazaar [3440 m/11,280 ft]: 5 - 6 hrs
Day 05: Namche Bazaar Acclimatization Day
Day 06: Namche Bazzar to Deboche[3820m/1253ft]: 5 - 6 hrs
Day 07:  Deboche to Dingboche [4360m/14304ft]: 4 - 5 hrs
Day 08:  Dingboche - Duglha [4,600 m/15,090 ft]: 3 - 4 hrs
Day 09:  Duglha - Lobuche [4940 m/16,207 ft]: 2 - 3 hrs
Day 10: Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5,170 m/16,961ft), visit Everest Base Camp (5,364 m/17,594 ft): 6-7 hours
Day 11:  Gorak Shep - Kala Patthar - Pheriche [4280 m/14,070 ft]: 8 - 9 hrs
Day 12:  Pheriche-Pangboche-Tengboche-Namche Bazzar [3,440 m/11,280 ft]: 6 - 7 hrs
Day 13:  Namche Bazaar - Lukla [2,800m/9,186ft]: 6 hrs
Day 14: Fly Lukla to Kathmandu
Day 15: Final Departure

 

 

Itinerary

Day 01

Arrival at Tribhuvan international airport (1350m.) and transfer to hotel.

Tribhuvan International airport only international airport in Nepal. On your long time  arrival in Nepal you see massive peak  from interesting flight, you can have a grand view of some mountain ranges, rivers and waterfalls. Once you reach Kathmandu, you can check-in to your hotel if you have already booked one, or can choose among the many available.Pre meeting and  talk with Mountain guide share  information on the trek  do’s and don’t.

Day 02

Kathmandu city tour and preparation for Everest base camp trek.(1350m)

 Swoyambhunath Stupa– The Monkey Temple (World Heritage Site) Watches over the valley from the top of a hillock on its western side. The huge stupa is one of the holiest Buddhists sites in Nepal Pashupatinath Temple (World Heritage Site)Pashupatinath is one of the most sacred Hindu shrines in the world and lies 5 KM east of the city center. The richly-ornamented pagoda temple the sacred Linga, or phallic symbol, of Lord Shiva build in 400 AD. Devotees can be seen taking ritual dips in the holy Bagmati River flowing beside the temple.You will see Hindu dead body fire cremation there. Patan Durbar Square (World Heritage Site)Patan Durbar Square is an enchanting combination of palace buildings, artistic courtyards and graceful pagoda temples. The former royal palace complex is the center of Patan’s religious and social life, and houses a museum Roof struts are decorated with erotic carvings. One remarkable monument here is a 17th-century temple dedicated to the Hindu god Krishna, built entirely of stone Buddha stupa is biggest stupa in Kathmandu valley you will see Buddhist culture and monks there.

Day 03

Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla then Trek to Phakding (2610m).

Early morning next day, you would have a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla highest airpot in the world. You should keep your pen- knifes, lighter, matchboxes and other related stuff in the bigger baggage than in your hand-bag to avoid any security breach and unnecessary delay. The planes are generally small for these flights but the journey is panoramic.We arrange a guide according to term and condition. On arrival to Lukla, you would be received by your trekking guide. You will have some time to see Lukla and enjoy its beauty. Your trekking in Nepal would begin from this point.

The walk from Lukla to Phakding is gradual and has few ups and downs on the way. You would have a superb view of Kusum-Kangru, while you are crossing the short suspension bridge on your way. After a short climb, you would reach the Ghat village and another one and a half hours of gradual walk brings you to Phakdng village.

 

 

Day 04

Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m).

 From Phakding, after crossing the Dudh-koshi suspension bridge, the walk is easy and pleasant with short uphill and down-hill climb. You would be re-crossing the same river again. You would have a magnificient view of Thermasarkhu which is 6,608 meters from the village of Benkar. Now you would cross the long suspension bridge over the Bhote- Koshi River. This is a busy area and is full of trekkers and porters. After here you would finally arrive to the small river of Monjo, after a climb of 20 minutes from this area.

Here, you can see some interesting water mills which are used for grinding corns and barley. It is one of the major staple diets of the Sherpas. Monjo is situated below the magnificent peak of Thermasharkhu. Close to this you have the entrance to the Sagarmatha national park. At this point, your trekking permit will checked and the officials keep a record of all the trekkers going ahead. After a gradual walk you would reach Namche bazaar. You can also get prepared for some high altitude trekking.

 

Day 05

Rest day at Namche Bazaar acclimatization.

 This day is reserved for acclimatization and going around the place. Namche Bazaar is local trading center of khumbu. You will see magnificent views of the area. You would cherish the view of Kwangde peak and its sister peaks in the east. The houses in Namche Bazaar when looked from a distance appear to be in a U shaped bowl.

You can have a short up- hill walk towards the Sangmatha National Park headquarter. This spot is on the top of Namache Bazaar with breath-taking view of the surrounding areas. You would have a look at the giant snow- covered peaks and mountains. There is also a local museum which gives you a fair detail of the history of Himalayas, its geographic and cultural aspects, mountaineering history and various other information on the flora and fauna of the area.

The overnight stay would be in guest houses. You would be highly acclimatized to the area by this time.



 

Day 06

Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3860m).

 The first half of the walk is fairly simple and easy. You can reach the top of Namche Bazaar after a walk of 20 minutes. After a pleasant walk of 2 hours, you come to a small place at Shanasa. Here you can see the colorful Danphe pheasant, which is the national bird of Nepal and might also get a chance to have a look at the musk- deer and also the Himalayan Thar, which is a mountain goat that looks like an antelope. With a gradual descent, you would reach the Imjatse River at Phungitenga which is at a height of 3250 meters. After a strenuous walk from here for an hour, you would reach the religious Buddhist entrance which lies just before Tengboche.

Here, your walk is over for the day after 5 hours and you can admire and enjoy this religious place. The overnight stay is in guest houses

Day 07

Trek from Tengboche monastery to Dingboche (4410m).

 After you have relaxed for the day, you begin the trek towards Dingboche. The path goes through a forest that has trees like birch, juniper, fir, rhododendron etc. Through this forest you arrive to a lovely place i.e. Deboche which is at 3,650 meters. This place gives you a magnificent view of Mt. Ama Dblam, Mt. Everest, Nuptse and Lhotse. From here, the walk is mostly up-hill and continues to be so until you reach a large mani- wall gate. From here the way to Dingboche is divided into two paths. One of the paths towards Dingboche also goes through Pangboche. You can take this route to see more views and natural beauty.

Dingboche is a lovely place and you will find stone- walls protecting the agricultural fields. The walls are built to protect the crops from cold winds and grazing animals. Your over night stay would again be in guest houses.



 

 

Day 08

Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4910m).

From Dingboche the trail diverts towards the north, and the path is gradual and easy for the first 40 – 50 minutes. After this easy walk you would come to a mani- prayer stupa. From here the trail s slightly down towards Pheriche village. On this day of your walking, you would have a beautiful view of the Mt. Tawache, Ama Dablam, and Pokalde, which is approximately 5,741 meters towards the north. You would also have a view of the great wall of Nuptse.

You would have a pleasant walk for the next one and a half to two hours from Pheriche till you reach the small wooded bridge over the river of Khumbu glacier. This place is called Thugla and is the only place which has tea- houses before Lobuche. From here another 3 hours of strenuous trekking time brings you to Lobuche which lies at one corner of the hill. The overnight stay would be in guest houses.

 

Day 09

Trek from Lobuche to Everest base camp then back to GorakShep(5,140m).

 Today will be an exciting day for you as you are very close to your final destination. Today you will have momerable an adventurous journey and a great trekking experience. The first walk of an hour is gradual up to the valley and leads to a grassy field. A walk of nearly 20 minutes takes you to the rocky moraine dunes. As you go ahead on your journey you can see the icy- glacial ponds and icebergs which lie below the Khumbu glacier. After a few more rocky moraine dunes and a gradual downhill walk, you reach Gorakshep which is known as bottom of EBC.

After this, the trek to EBC can be misleading among the high- altitude trekking which is a strenuous climb. You must follow the lead Sherpa as the paths change every season due to the movement of the glaciers. But once you reach to EBC after a total of 7 hours walk, a grand view of the Khumbu ice fall awaits you. EBC is a lively place during the high expedition season.



 

 

Day 10

Hiking Kala Patthar (5550m) back to Gorekshep then trek to Pheriche.

After you have trekked to the EBC and returned back to Gorakshep and an over night stay in Guest houses, you are now prepared to climb up to Kalapatthar. Besides, Gorakshep also is a good place to go around. It has a couple of tea- houses and it also used to be the base camp for trekking the Everest in the 1950’s. The walk towards Kalapather from Gorakshep starts with a few minutes of easy walk. All this while, you will be walking in the sandy fields. After here, there is a steep climb for about 45 minutes. You will feel tiredness and strenuous mountaineering, you would come to the level fields and the walk from here is easy ad gradual. You would have the comfort of walking for the next one hour, post which there is again a steep trek to the top of Kalapatthar for about half an hour. The Everest from this point looks closer than you will imagine.After here, you trek back to Pheriche.

                                                                             

 

Day 11

Trek from Pheriche (4240m) to Khumjung (3780m)

After you have already reached your final destination the previous day, your cumbersome trekking time is almost over. You have done the Everest base camp trek and a lot of Himalayan treks. From this day onwards, you would have pleasant and easy walks throughout. You will be heading downwards to lower elevations. The walk is similar all the while to Thugla. After you reach the ridge, you would follow the stream and start traveling towards Pheriche valley. After a walk of around 40 minutes you reach the valley floor. You can take another one hour of easy and simple walk to reach Pheriche which is at 4,243 meters. You would have a wonderful the treks in Nepal by now. You trek down the slope to reach Namche bazaar stay overnight threre or continue for khumjung. Once you reach here, the walk for the day is over and you would spend the night in guest houses and enjoy the local meals.

 

Day 12

Trek from Khumjung,Namche Bazzar  to Jorsale (2740m).

 Once you wake up to the lovely weather in Namche Bazaar or Khumjung , you would like to visit the place and go around yak bredding farm at Khumjung a little bit, before you start your downhill journey. You can visit the local markets of Namche Bazaar and have a look at the local art crafts and handicrafts. You can buy a lot of stuff from here to make your journey memorable. You would like to have a small walk in and around the Sagarmatha National Park. It is a good place for photography and collecting memories. You would also enjoy the local food which has a distinct taste.The trek from Namche Bazaar to Phakding is again a simple and easy walk. You would be trekking down the slope most of the time. The beauty of the forest and distant mountains with several water- falls add to your journey a great delight. This is the beauty of Nepal trekking.There will be a few uphill climbs but you will manage it very easily. The lush green beauty and forests will take your pain 

Day 13

Trek from Phakading,Jorsale to Lukla (2840m).

 After this easy walk from jorsele or Phakading you would reach Lukla. This will be your last day with the Sherpas and other crew members, so you would like to enjoy the day with a delicious dinner and a few drinks.



 

Day 14

Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu, evening farewell dinner.

On this day you would have to wake up early as the flights to Kathmandu are generally scheduled in the morning. This is because during daytime, the weather is generally windy and there might be a delay in the flight timings. However you expect a slight delay in you r early morning flight as well if the weather is not suitable. As you make your way through the security checks and your flight takes off from Lukla airport, you would have a magnanimous view of the surrounding. Consider yourself lucky if you manage to get a window seat as you would take about 45 minutes to reach Kathmandu.In the evening farewell dinner and dance with nepali cusion.

Day 15

Transfer to airport for your onward destination.

This day you can collect your belongings and can buy sovinuers for your family and friend keep ready for flight. You are prepared to depart from Kathmandu, Nepal.If you have more time you can travel other popular city like, Pokhara and Chitwan to enjoy your holiday. You will be transferred to the International airport by car. We hope you have excellent trekking experience in Nepal.

 

Includes

  • Pick up ,drop & depature to airpot  on a private vehicle
  • Round trip flight from Kathmandu – Lukla– Kathmandu
  • 3 nights’ accommodation in a Three Start Hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast
  • Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu around Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath &Patan Durbar Square.
  • One qualified, well-informed and experienced English speaking trekking guide (6 trekkers= 1 guide) and porters (2 trekkers= 1 porter)
  • Full course meals of breakfast, lunch and dinner during the trek
  • Sleeping bag for use during the trekFirst aid medical kit
  • TIMS, National Park Permits
  • All government taxes

Excludes

  • International flight cost
  • Nepal visa arrangement
  • Travel Insurance
  • Extra nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu in the case of changes made to the itinerary due to early arrival/delayed departure or an early return from the mountain
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Personal expenses
  • Personal equipment’s & clothing’s
  • Tips for fellow guides & porters
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Review wrote by Luiz Antinio, Brazil
03 March 2014

I Book Everest Base Camp trek from Three Diamond Adventure on April 2018,which is organize by Mr Rajendra the Manager from this company.I met intresting guys ever from nepal.He provide Detail information about EBC.Me and My wife was try to roam other company for compare the price but he offer us better price.After starting our trip from lukla Raj arrange a trekking guide for EBC Called Chung.when we leave Kathmandu we are worry about how is the guide.when we meet Chung we are surprise his service.All over our trip to Ebc he have best knowledge of explanning about culture,customs,explain about EBC.We will heartly recommend Chung if you are doing Everest Base Camp trek in Nepal...and thanks raj to organize beast trip in Nepal...

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