Home of the most famous of Nepal’s ethnic people, the Sherpas, and rich in magical vistas of the incredible Himalayan Mountains, Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the most popular trekking destinations in the world. The ultimate dream for many trekkers is to hike this trail to Everest Base Camp.
Everest Base camp trek offers unlimited photographic opportunities for you to capture while walking through forests, small villages, and dry lands and lets you feel the Sherpa hospitality. An experience to remember for a long, long time. You will see incredible views of Khumbu Glacier, Mt.Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt Pumari and many other snow-covered mountain peaks. Alpine scrub, Junipers, and Rhododendron flowers are only a few of the beautiful floras that can be found on this trek.
Itinerary for Trek For Hope - The Himalayan Panoramas (EBC leg)
Day 1: 13 April 2018
Arrive in Kathmandu (1330m) Pick up from the airport and transfer you to your hotel. The rest of the day is free time to explore Thamel. (Overnight at hotel)
Day 2: 14 April 2018
After breakfast, we will be boarding a coach to take a 4hrs journey to Nalang Village together with Team ABC - and we will interact and serve the people of Nalang Village in a day of education and school refurbishment . Spend the night at the school compound (camping style) and discover about the hike experiences from the other team. (B, L, D)
Day 3: 15 April 2018
In the morning, we will continue our work for school refurbishment. In the late morning, we will bid farewell to the ABC team and Nalang Village. From there, we take a 4 hours coach ride back to Kathmandu. The rest of the day will be free and easy for more sightseeing and shopping at Thamel.
Day 4: 16 April 2018
Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2630m) 6.4km. 3-4 hours trekking
Our guide will come to pick up at hotel and drive to the airport. It will be a scary yet breathtaking scenic 35 minutes flight to Lukla (2840m). After preparing your bag pack to be carried by the porter, you will start your trek to Chaurikharka village and make a descent towards the Dudhkosi Ghat (2,530m) and another hour trek to reach Phakding along the Dhudh kosi river.
Day 5: 17 April 2018
Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m) 10.5 km, 6 - 7 hours trekking
After breakfast we continue our trek along the Dhudh Koshi river for 2-3 hours and we enter the Sagarmatha National Park. We check into the National Park and get stamps on our trekking permits. After one hour we cross the high bridge of Dhudh Koshi River and climb straight up to Namche through the pine forest. About 6-7 hours walking.
Day 6: 18 April 2018
Namche Bazaar (3440m) Acclimatization Day
Acclimatization day, go high sleep low. We do some hiking to acclimatize our body and same time you will visit the National Park headquarter office, museum, monastery and hike to Everest View Hotel for a superb Mt. Everest view. We will then return to Namche for the night.
Day 7: 19 April 2018
Namche to Tengboche (3880m) 9,3km 5 hours trekking
The trekking trail is plain and the trail will descend to Dudhkoshi (3250m) followed by a climb up Tengboche. Today’s view from the trek will be incredible, how does Mount Everest view sounds? Tonight you will stay near the famous Tengboche Gompa, which has background views of Ama Dablam, Mt. Everest and other peaks. 4-5 hours.
Day 8: 20 April 2018
Tengboche to Pheriche (4240m) 9.5km 5 hours trekking
The trail slightly descents through lush forest in the beginning, then gradually climbs up to the valley’s highest year round settlement of Pangboche (3,860m). You will continue ascending in the afternoon through alpine meadows and yak herds until finally reaching to Pheriche. Approx 4-5 hrs.
Day 9: 21 April 2018
Pheriche (4240m) Acclimatization Day
Go high, sleep low. Today we will hike to the nearest hill from where you can have beautiful photo taking opportunities. There are up close views of Taweche, Ama Dablam, Cholatse, Island Peak and Thamserku, as well as Imja valley. Stay the night in Pheriche.
Day 10: 22 April 2018
Pheriche to Lobuche (4910m) 8.1km, 4 to 5 hours trekking
We will walk along the river side which source is Khumbu glacier for 2 hours. We will cross the frozen river and climb to the top of a small hill called Thukla. There are many monuments of Everest climbers along this route. From the Thukla hill, gradually ascent towards to Lobuche and stay overnight at tea house. Approx 4-5 hrs.
Day 11: 23 April 2018
Lobuche to Gorakshep to Everest Base Camp (5365m) 11.4km, 7 hours
We will get an early start for our trek to Everest Base Camp. After 2-3 hours hiking we reach Gorakshep (5190m) and this is where you will spend the night. We check into the room, leave your bags, enjoy the hot food and continue trek to Everest base camp (5365m) another 2 hours. From EBC, the view is one of the most spectacular anywhere in the world. After taking photographs, you will return to the Gorakshep same route which takes about 1.5 hours.
Day 12: 24 April 2018
Hike to Kalapattar (5545m) and back to Dingbouche(4410m), 15.9km, 7-8hours
Early morning hike to Kalapattar (1.9km) 2 hours for sunrise, this will be one of the best view from the EBC trip. After taking your snaps on the top of Kalapattar, head back to Gorakshep for breakfast. Check out from the tea house and trek down to Dingbouche for the night.
Day 13: 25 April 2018
Trek back to Namche Bazaar (3440m) 18km, 8 hours
You will descend approx 800m. all the way down to Namche Bazzar and to our tea house for the night. Enjoy the hot shower, good food and have a goodnight sleep. Its long walk but easier when we are going down hill, at least you can breathe easier.
Day 14: 26 April 2018
Namche to Lukla
Enjoy your last night at the Himalayas.
Day 15: 27 April 2018
Lukla to Kathmandu. 35 mins scenic flight
Time to say good bye to your porters and thank them for carrying your bag packs. Our guide will arrange the boarding pass and have another scenic flight back to Kathmandu. Free time, rest, eat, shower, drink and explore around.
Day 17: 28 April 2018
Buffer Day / Free Day in Kathmandu
This one extra day might be very useful in case of any delay on the trek. If everything goes well as plan than you can do sightseeing tour in Kathmandu too. You can also shop for friends and family members, and get ready to fly back home next day.
Day 18 - 29 April 2018
Departure, transfer to airport
Your guide will come to meet you at hotel and he will drop you the airport before 3 hours than your flight time for your onward destination.
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Land cost: $1450USD or $1994SGD
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EVEREST BASE CAMP TREK