Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft)
After landing at the Tribhuwan International Airport, you’ll be greeted by a representative of Adventure Kora that will fall you off in our resort. Then you check at the hotel, freshen up and have a rest. In the evening a welcome dinner will be hosted by Adventure Kora at a local authentic Nepalese restaurant.
Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation
You tour the ancient Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath temple, Swayambhunath stupa and Bouddhanath stupa which is classified as world heritage sites. The Durbar Square sheds light on the lifespan of the various Royals in early times of Nepal. Pashupatinath temple is among the main places of pilgrimage for many Hindus. At this time, you’re introduced to our fellow participants and also talk about our excursion at Adventure Kora’s office.
Day 03: Fly to Lukla, trek to Phakding (2,651m/8,700ft)
You just take an early morning flight to Lukla that is really where all Everest treks start. You walk onto a road that slowly descends into Cheplung village where you get a glimpse of Mt. Khumbila, a sacred mountain that has never been risen. Out of here, you slowly descend till Phakding
Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,438m/11,280 ft):
Your path moves through a pine woods, and you keep your walk on the road which goes north up the Benkar valley. Then after crossing a suspension bridge, then you pass Jorsale village and then walk alongside the Dudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi rivers. You ascend onto a steep road and hit Namche Bazaar that’s most likely the largest city in the Everest area.
Day 05: Acclimatization Day – Namche Bazaar
It’s possible to tour Namche Bazaar that is the main town of the Khumbu region and contains various government offices, ATMs, internet cafes, stores, restaurants, plus a vibrant sector. Now you visit the Hillary School plus also a monastery which houses a yeti scalp!
Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,870m/12,694ft):
The trek until Phunki is a simple walk. From here you ascend towards Tengboche village that homes the very famous Tengboche monastery that’s the largest monastery of the Everest area. It’s located inside the Sagarmatha National Park that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The monastery is blessed with scenic views of the Himalayas, such as Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and Thamserku. The Tengboche Monastery opens at 3:00 pm, so if you hit there by 3 o’clock, it’s possible to see a Buddhist religious service.
Day 07: Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360 m/14,300 ft):
Your path descends and moves through lush forests of birch, confer and rhododendron trees. While hiking, you can admire superior opinions of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, and Ama Dablam. You walk down to Debuche and cross the Imja River to achieve Pangboche. You Pick the Top Pangboche trail and respect the Himalayan vista along with the Pangboche Monastery. You keep your walk into the Imja Valley and Lobuche River before moving to Dingboche. It’s a scenic village with lovely barley, potato and buckwheat areas full with grazing creatures scattered along those areas.
Day 08: Dingboche: AcclimatizationSpending, a day at Dingboche, can help you to acclimate to the high altitude. Rather than staying idle, you climb a ridge situated behind the village and also watch half of the planet’s most magnificent peaks such as Lhotse, Makalu, and Cho Oyu. What’s more, you can even respect Cholatse and Taboche peaks. In your south-west you see Himalayan peaks rising over the Khumbu Khola Valley. One of those peaks, Lobuche West, Lobuche East and Lhotse would be the most notable. From the other place on the ridge, you could also admire the scenic Imja Khola Valley and the lovely Dingboche village.
Day 09: Dingboche to Duglha (4,600 m/15,090 ft):
It’s comparatively short travel from Dingboche to Duglha. You trek across a wide pass that’s a much-desired shift from walking in a direct line. Around the start of your trek today you like the business of this mighty Himalayas on either side. The valley begins to narrow as you come nearer to Dusa. You pass the campsite of their first successful Everest Expedition in 1953. You start to see Mt. Pumori because you keep in your path. As your path descends and curves, then you bidding goodbye to Mt. Pumori. You cross a stream and ascend to Duglha that’s a tiny village with a massive strand of prayer flags wrapped around the valley. After attaining Duglha, you can walk for 45 minutes to an hour and then see the Memorial Shrine
Day 10: Duglha to Lobuche (4940 m/16,207 feet ):
The road goes through boulder-strewn slopes because you ascend Chupki Lhara that’s a ridge that offers magnificent mountain views. At the top of the moraine are prayer flags and sacred stones that are memorial shrines for those that lost their lives around Mt. Everest. Since the road drops into the Khumbu Glacier moraine, you find yourselves facing many fantastic peaks such as Khumbutse, Lingtren, Pumori and Mahalangur Himal. Since you’re crossing Khumbu Glacier, it is also possible to see Mt. Nuptse.
Day 11: Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5170 m/16,961feet )
The trek to Everest Base Camp isn’t difficult as thought to be. However, you ascend and descend primarily onto a glacier path. There are also lots of twisting on rough terrains. As you get to the base camp, then you like the fantastic melt patterns and respect the lightly rounded ice towers onto the top portion of the Khumbu glacier. The Everest Base Camp is superbly lovely. You can enjoy incredible views of Nuptse, Khumbuste and Pumori mountains in the base camp. After soaking in the beauty, you wander back towards Gorak Shep at which you spend the evening.
Day 12: Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar (5,545m/18,192feet )
You wake up early to the walk around Kala Patthar. It’s dark out with cold temperatures and most probably chilly winds. You walk into a rather steep road at a comfortable rate. Since you’re climbing up the mountain, you can visit Lingtren, Khumbutse, and Changtse mountains. The view from the summit is equally exceptional. You may see the planet’s highest mountain Everest along with other mighty Himalayan peaks. After spending a while in the summit of Kala Patthar, you return to Gorak Shep that’s comparatively simpler than hiking around Kala Patthar.
Day 13: Pheriche to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,280 ft):
Trekkers who see the Everest Base Camp now is going to have an early breakfast because the increase up into the Everest base camp requires more than the rise to Kala Patthar. After returning to Gorak Shep, the two groups will probably have dinner together.
Day 14: Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,860m/9,186ft):
You shed roughly 2,000 feet in altitude today and walk on a path with plenty of downs and ups. You descend via a hillside full of rhododendron and juniper trees and cross a bridge over the Dudh Koshi River. You descend quickly through pine woods where you can readily spot mountains deserts, pheasants and other wild creatures and birds common to your area. The path finally reaches Sansa from where you can enjoy views of Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Nuptse mountains.
You start your trek to Namche Bazaar now on rocky terrain. It’s extensively a downhill trek on the road together with the Dudh Koshi River. You cross several suspension bridges, then pass by various monasteries and villages before attaining Lukla. After approaching Lukla, you spend the remainder of the day taking rest as now is going to be your final day on the hills.
Day 15: Fly to Kathmandu
You grab an early morning flight to Kathmandu following your long mountain travel. After attaining Kathmandu, it is possible to have a break or do some souvenir shopping. If you would like to explore some other regions of Kathmandu, you can do this now. Our guides can assist you with both souvenir shopping or sightseeing. There’ll be a farewell dinner on the day to celebrate the successful conclusion of the journey.
Day 16: Final Departure
Your experience in Nepal finishes today. A Adventure Kora representative will fall youoff in the Tribhuwan International Airport a couple of hours prior to the flight.