Trip Cost Include:
- All airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car.
- 3 nights’ of accommodation in Kathmandu (mainly in twin sharing basis)
- All your standard Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek.
- Best luxury lodge and tea house during the trek as per the itinerary in twin sharing basis.
- A local government licensed English speaking Guide during the trek.
- Porter to carry your luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter).
- Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, medicine and transportation for all trekking staff.
- TIMS Permit (Trekker’s Information Management System) National Park permits.
- Down Jacket, sleeping bag and duffel/kit bag by Base Camp Adventure –if required (which needs to be returned after the trek.) and First aid medical kits.
- Domestic airfare (Kathmandu- Lukla- Kathmandu) and airport tax.
Trip Cost Exclude:
- Food whilst in Kathmandu.
- Your travel insurance (compulsory).
- Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, laundry and hot shower.
- Personal trekking equipments.
- Tips for trekking staff.
- Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.
We are advised to consider the following equipment as these are essentials while packing for the Everest Base Camp Trek. Adjustments to the list can be managed according to the requirements, interests, duration of trip, and season of trip. We can find variety of these gears to rent or buy in Kathmandu. Majority of the gears which are in sale in Kathmandu are locally manufactured and some are imported from china and they are much cheaper. And there are some famous branded gear shops in Kathmandu, Thamel.
– Lightweight and comfortable hiking boots: fit them with hiking socks and wear them wherever possible before you go to trekking.
– Sleeping bag and liner
– Sandals/ Flip flop
– Hiking socks – at least 4 pairs of cotton socks and 2 pair of wool socks
– Lightweight long sleeve hiking shirts
– Windproof/Waterproof pants and jacket
– Plastic rain poncho
– Light weather protection and warmer weather
– Hat for sun and wind
– Windproof gloves
– Warmer clothes
– Long underwear
– Thermals (socks, t-shirts, sweater)
– Wool hat/beanie (for winter)
– Hiking trousers
– Down jacket
– Sunglasses with good UV protection
– Lightweight bag to carry your personal needs during the day
– Insect repellent
– Camera with extra battery
– Aluminum water bottle
– Head lamp
– Trekking Poles
Everest trekking is the most famous of all trekking in Nepal Himalaya. The prominent charms of this area are the majestic mountains, the high mountain village, the isolated monasteries and the local Sherpa people. Most importantly, the Everest region is the home to the highest mountain in the world, Mt. Everest at 8848m, as measured by the altitude of its summit above the sea level. Adventurous people all around the world dream to see the spectacular view of Everest from near.For that reason, we have come up with Everest base camp luxury lodge trek to help you come closer to the Everest.
Everest Base Camp Luxury Lodge Trek is the chance to investigate the nature and culture of the Everest region while staying in the excellent lodges. This trekking excursion is intended to take the trekkers who wish to make their journey to base of the the Mount Everest in full extravagance and style. In this trek you appreciate the normal magnificence, shocking vistas of the towering mountains and the beautiful refined towns scattered all through the district.
The real trek starts in Lukla, where you fly into from Kathmandu. The Kathmandu-Lukla flight is an adventure in itself in light of the fact that the small airstrip of Lukla, where you’ll land keeping in mind the end goal to begin this trek, sits on a precarious slope of the hill. Just when you think you will collide with the hill, the wheels will hit the ground! In the wake of surviving the flight you’ll be prepared for your trek.
Everest Base Camp Lodge trekking excursion gives the trekkers adequate chance to investigate the astonishing destination and it’s amazing sight, which is beyond human creative ability. In this trek you wander through the delightful woods of rhododendron, pine and coniferous backwoods, wonderful Dudh Koshi valley and Sagarmatha national park. You likewise go through the tall waterfalls; lovely Sherpa towns like Phakding, Namche bazaar, Tengboche, and so forth where you can investigate their way of life and additionally make the most of their neighborliness. In Sagarmatha national park you can discover different vegetation and natural life like snow panther, red panda, and Himalayanthar and so on.
We continue our trek following the trail to a famous vintage point, Kala Patthar. From kalapatthar, you can have a marvelous 360 degree panoramic view of the Himalayas. After achieving the target of Everest Base Camp, we follow our trail back to Lukla and return to Kathmandu with full of experience and memory to cherish for life time.
Hence, Everest base camp luxury lodge trek is definitely once-in-a-lifetime Himalayan trekking experience. We, Base camp adventure tours and expedition, have designed our itinerary using best lodges in Khumbu valley so that you need not worry about accommodation and hygiene. You can enjoy clean warm bed, a shower and have great food as the end of the day on the trail. So, be part of Everest Base Camp Luxury Lodge Trek if you want to touch the foot the mighty Everest in full style and comfort.
Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu airport (1345m).
You will be met by our representative and transfer to hotel and a short brief about the trekking after refreshment. Hotel Yak & Yeti or similar standard 5 star hotel.
Day 02: Day tour around Kathmandu.
This is the day for preparing your trek and sightseeing tour around Kathmandu. Today we can visit to Patan Durbar Squire, Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath and Kathmandu Durbar Squire.
Hotel Yak & Yeti or similar standard 5 star hotel.
Day 03: Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2886m.)
Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2886m.) which takes about 40 minutes. Trek from Lukla to Phakding (2640 m.) which takes approximately three hours. Lukla is a small town with an airport. There are few tea shops, lodges, hotels and general stores. You begin today’s trek from Lukla following a gentle climb up the mountain side on the left bank of the Dudh Koshi River. You descend a mountain side path that merges into your route to Everest, with views to a valley to your right; and at its far end, Kusum Kang (6367m.)
Stay overnight at Yeti Mountain Home.
Day 04: Phakding – Namche Bazaar (3440): 5 – 6 hrs.
This day you trek and cross the river on high suspension bridges. Beyond Monjo village (2800m.) is the entrance to the Sagarmatha National Park which was set-up in order to protect and preserve this fragile mountain environment. You then ascend quite steeply to Namche and along the way, if the weather is clear, catch a first glimpse of Mt Everest in the distance. Namche is the main trading village in the Khumbu region and holds a busy Saturday market.
Stay overnight at Yeti Mountain Home.
Day 05: Rest at Namche Bazar for acclimatization and excursion around the places.
Namche is tucked away between two ridges amidst the giant peaks of the Khumbu and has an abundance of lodges, tea shops and souvenir shops as well as a magnificent outlook. It is an ideal place to spend a rest day for acclimatization to the high altitude before heading off towards Tengboche tiny Village. For the acclimatization you walk up to Khunde Hospital which was set-up by Sir Edmund Hillary, or a one hour walk up to the Syangboche (3800m.) where Everest View Hotel is situated above Namche for the outstanding view of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Kusum Kangaru. There are also good views from the National Park Centre and Museum just above the town.
Stay overnight at Yeti Mountain Home.
Day 06: Namche Bazzar to Deboche[3820m/1253ft]: 5 – 6 hrs
Upon having breakfast, we start our trek towards Pangboche enjoying a superb view of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and a close-up view of Thamserku. Our trek follows on the gradual trail with few ups and downs overlooking a magnificent view of the great Himalaya. Along the way, we can spot wild lives like pheasant, musk deer, or a herd of Himalayan Thar. The trail goes gradually down up to Kayangjuma. The path eventually reaches Sansa, which is the major trail junction to Gokyo valley and Everest Base Camp. The track then follows through the pine forests and after we cross the prayer-flag festooned bridge over Dudh Koshi River. Upon crossing the river, we reach Phunki Thenga, a small settlement with a couple of teahouses and a small army post amidst the alpine woods. After having a relaxed lunch at Phunki Thenga, we then have a tough little climb that goes steeply up through the pine forests until we reach Tengboche. Tengboche is a great place for close-up views of Ama-Dablam, Nuptse, and Everest and it has the biggest Buddhist monastery in the Khumbu region. Walking along rhododendron forests for about an hour we reach Deboche.
Stay overnight at Hotel Robonder.
Day 07: Deboche to Dingboche (4360m): 4 – 5 hrs.
You gradually descend through a forest, cross the Imja Khola and climb steadily up to the village of Pangboche. This is directly opposite to Ama Dablam [6,856 m], and has exceptional views of the mountain, with the Gompa, mani walls and scattered pine trees in the foreground. As you gradually ascend, you find thick forests. This part of the trail is full of thorny and juniper bushes. A further two and half hour’s walk brings you to Dingboche. Here you can see Sherpa people working hard in the agricultural farm.
Stay overnight at Hotel Family.
Day 08: Rest at Dingboche for acclimatization
Rest at Dingboche for acclimatization and excursion in and around the places. Here you can steeply climb up to Nakartsang Gompa for the rare outstanding view of Mount Makalu (8463m.) along with Lhotse, Island Peak, Baruntse, Ama Dablam and Thamserku. The another option provided is a small side trip to Chhukung which takes about 2 and half hours to go up and 1 and half hours to come back to Dingboche. There are some of the lodges which serve you the delicious food items.
Stay overnight at Hotel Family.
Day 09: Dingboche (4350m.) to Lobuche (4930m.) via Dongla (4620m.): 5 – 6 hrs.
Now you begin your trek to Lobuche via Dongla which offers you panoramic view of the mountains along the way. The tea house at Dongla is a good spot to have lunch, before zigzagging up through the boulders of the glacier’s terminal moraine. At the top of this climb there are many stone caves, built as memorials to the many Sherpas who have died while climbing Mt Everest. The path then climbs gently along the glacier, to eventually reach the cluster of houses at Lobuche.
Stay overnight at Eco lodge.
Day 10: Lobuche – Gorak Shep (5170 m) – Everest Base Camp (5364 m/17,594 ft) – Gorak Shep: 8 – 9 hrs. You will lunch at Gorakshep, take rest in your own room and if the trekker feels fine, the participants can walk to Everest Base Camp (5486m.). You will spend about 4 and half hours trek up to Everest Base Camp and back to Gorakshep. The trek is on glacier and snow capped rocks. You can also see many small frozen lakes around the Everest Base Camp and return back to Gorakshep.
Overnight at Hotel Himalayan.
Day 11: Gorak Shep – Kala Patthar – Pheriche (4280m): 8 – 9 hrs
Today is the climax of our trip. We start early at dawn to catch the dramatic views from Kala Patthar witnessing the first light of day shining on Mt. Everest. However, we need to get prepared for an early morning, dark and cold temperature (-10 to -14 C) departure beforehand. Plus there is always the potential for chilly winds which are quite common. Familiar peaks such as Lingtren, Khumbutse, Changtse tower to the east even as Everest begins to reveal itself emerging between the west shoulder crest and Nuptse. During the ascent to Kala Patthar we can pause to catch our breath at several outstanding view points to snap pictures. After several hours of ascent, we reach Kala Patthar. From here, we scramble to climb the rocky outcrop near to the summit marked by cairns and prayer flags. As we reach the top, we sit on the Kala Patthar rocks and our eyes take in the unbelievable Himalayan Panorama, wandering from one mighty massif to another. We take as many pictures as we possibly can with our camera so they can last a lifetime. On returning to Gorak Shep, we have breakfast and wait for the other participants to return back.
Overnight at a Hotel Himalayan.
Day 12: Pheriche-Pangboche-Tengboche-Namche Bazzar (3,440m): 6 – 7 hrs
At this moment of time, we trek down through the hillside blanketed by rhododendron and juniper trees. If it is spring, pink and red rhododendron flowers ablaze our surroundings. Depending on our hunger and condition, we either have our lunch in Pangboche or wait until we reach Phunki Tenga. After crossing the prayer-flag festooned bridge over the Dudh Koshi River, the trail then follows the Dudh Koshi gorge descending rapidly through the pine forests. The path eventually reaches Sansa which is the major trail junction in the region. We stop at Kyangjuma (3570 m/11,710 ft) for a relaxed lunch. We appreciate the gorgeous Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Nuptse with every step of the way. After our lunch, the trail to Namche Bazaar clings to the steeply wooded slope beyond Kyangjuma, winding through several bends. We keep a lookout for wild life such as mountain goats, snow leopards, and colorful pheasants while passing through the forest. Upon passing a chorten, we reach the army camp at Namche Bazaar. While here, we would like to take a long last look (and picture!) back to Lhotse, the tip of Everest and Tengboche. On reaching our lodge, we take a nice hot shower and have a very relaxed sleep in our room in Namche Bazaar.
Overnight at Yeti Mountain Home
Day 13: Namche Bazaar – Lukla (2,800m): 7 hrs
The trail descends steeply downward so we need to walk slowly and under control as our shaky legs continuously battle the rocky terrain. Upon crossing the suspension bridges over the fast flowing Dudh Koshi and its tributaries, the trail becomes more level and natural. Today onwards we start to get warmed up by the light breeze. Any remaining sore throats and colds will be gone by today as we pass through the charming mountain air. Although we are travelling the same route down, we have completely different views. We snap a mixture of open plains, rhododendron and pine forests, and in the distance, snow-covered peaks. We walk through the Sherpa villages’ noticing an impressive faith in Buddhism and a culture of prayer stones and flags.
Overnight at Yeti Mountain Home.
Day 14: Fly Lukla to Kathmandu. 40 Minutes.
Today, we fly back to Kathmandu after our long mountain journey. The early morning flight drops us in Kathmandu. We can rest and relax throughout the day at our hotel. If we get interested to take some gifts home from Nepal for friends and relatives, we can visit to some nearby shops or venture out in Thamel for typical Nepalese goods.
Stay at Hotel Yak & Yeti or similar standard 5 star hotel
Day 15: Fly back home or join for next tour.
Final day, we provide airport transfer service for your final departure.