You will be arriving at Tribhuvan International airport. Our representative will be waiting for your arrival and transfer you to the hotel. If you arrive with time to spare, you can check out some amazing must-visit places in Kathmandu such as swayambhunath(Monkey Temple), or stroll around Durbar Square.
Today you will be taking a flight from Kathmandu to the famous Lukla airport(approx 45 min flight). If the weather is clear you will get the chance to see an amazing aerial view of the Himalaya. After we land Lukla, you will be having lunch in a place called Thado Koshi, The trek for today is very easy and will give you a glimpse of the trek for the coming days. Walking time duration will be approximately 3 hours to reach Phakding (2160m)
Phakding you will be trekking for approximately 6-7 hours to reach Namche Bazaar. You hike
through a very well paved trail, specially made for hikers a good experience. Trekking
Trail goes through tok-tok village, crossing Chumao monjo(2835m). You enter Sagarmatha
national park check post, also known as the Jorsalle check post. Then cross Dudh
Koshi River to reach the village of Jorsalle, a nice place for the lunch break.
The walk can get a bit tougher as we ascend upwards. We cross the popular
Hillary twins bridge and continue our ascent to Namche. If the weather is clear
you can get first glimpse of Everest from this region. Then you reach Namche Bazaar.
get acclimatized with the higher altitude you will be spending another night at
Namche bazaar. This will help you a lot to be adapted to a new environment,
enjoy every moment of the trek. We will be having some hiking activities up to Everest
view hotel situated at a higher altitude. We can get a stunning panoramic view
of the most renowned Himalayas which includes Everest, Lhotse, Ama-Dablam. If
you are interested you can also visit museums, national park headquarters which
gives you insights about Sherpa lifestyle and culture.
This route includes ascent and descent along the rhododendron forest. You will be able to enjoy upfront view of Mt.everest, Lhotse, Ama-Dablam, and kongde. Upon reaching Tengboche, you can visit the popular monastery of the Everest region. The landscape starts to change from here as the vegetation becomes a bit thinner.
for today is 6 hours approx.
Trail goes through beautiful small fields, which are enclosed by stone walls. Trekkers love this trail as the scenery is spectacular all along the trail. You will be passing through the village of Pangboche. If the weather is clear, you will get to a stunning sunset view, which illuminates the peaks.
Hiking duration for today is 6-7 hours.
You start the journey with a climb to the ridge. The trail will be now fairly flat and on a wide-open field. You will be crossing a river which is known as Khumbu Khola at thukla, which is also a stop for a lunch break. Trails are smooth flat land so there is no need for rush. But in the afternoon we will be ascending steep upward climb on a rocky trail, then at the crest, you will pass by a memorial park, which is built in the memory of climbers who have lost their lives. The view from there is amazing as you can get a closer view of Pumori, Nuptse, Cholatse, Tabuche. You will then reach Lobuche after about an hour of a hike from the park.
Hiking duration: 6-7 hours.
This is the day when you finally reach the foothills of Everest. You start hiking on the Rocky trail, then after a few hours of hiking which depends upon your speed, you will reach Gorakshep. You will have some rest, have your lunch, sort out your bags at the lodge and make your way for Everest base camp. The hike from Gorakshep to EBC is approximately around 2 hours. From Everest Base Camp you will get phenomenal views of Himalaya which includes Mount Everest, Nuptse, Pumori, and great other peaks. Besides the glorious mountain, you will see glaciers, lakes, caves, Everest icefall that that flows from western CWM. You will return to your hotel, have dinner and have some rest for tomorrow. you’ll start this day very early at 4 in the morning to experience the sunrise illuminating its lights at the giant mountains from Kalapatthar.
Hiking duration: 5 hours
You’ll start this day very early at 4 in the morning to experience the sunrise illuminating its lights at the giant mountains from Kalapatthar. Kala Patthar is a hilltop, which is below Pumori. We have experiences with travelers becoming very emotional at this place as they stand ahead with a clear view of Everest. After enjoying our time here, you descend back to Gorakshep. Then make your way back to Lobuche.
You will descend through small settlements and pass by Lower Pangboche. You’ll be trekking through the same trail, which you hiked before to reach EBC. You will then reach Tengboche
Hiking Duration: 6 hours approx
You wake up early, have your breakfast then start hiking. We pass through a beautiful forest of juniper, and rhododendron. The trail is smooth and an easy hike, you’ll reach Namche Bazaar today.
Hiking duration : 6 hours
Descend steeply down towards a large suspension bridge to cross Dudh Koshi river. You will be trekking through Jorsale and Monjo and reach Lukla.
Hiking Duration: 7-8 hours
Depending upon the weather condition we take a morning flight to Kathmandu on day 13. The flight will be approximately 45 minutes. You will be received by the company’s representative to transfer you to the hotel. You will have some free time in the afternoon, which can be utilized by doing some shopping or sightseeing around the valley.
The Journey to Everest base camp is done, with many beautiful memories and friendships that have been created. We bid you farewell, and our representatives will assist you to the airport to the scheduled flight.