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Luxury Lodge Trek to Everest Base Camp - 14 Days

Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the most famous trekking trails in Nepal for providing outstanding views of mighty mountains, beautiful mountain villages, ancient monasteries, and the culture of legendary Sherpas. Standing at the foot of world’s highest peak, Everest (8848m), while enjoying a luxurious stay at the best lodges of the small Sherpa towns is something that adds on to the memories made in the Everest region. Everest Base Camp Luxury Lodge Trek is specially designed for those who are willing to spend a few extra bucks to have the most pleasurable experience in the lap of the Himalayas. We have designed our itinerary using best luxury lodges in Everest Base Camp Trekking route so that you don’t have to be worry about accommodation and hygiene. You can enjoy clean warm bed with electric blanket, hot shower with attached bathroom and have great food as the end of the day on the trail.  So, be part of  our Everest Base Camp Luxury Lodge Trek if you want to touch the foot the mighty Everest in full style and comfort.

Your journey begins by a taking a short flight from Kathmandu to Lukla with panoramic views of snow-capped mountains.  From here, you will trek to Phakding, and following the forest of rhododendron and magnolia, you will reach Namche Bazaar, a commercial Sherpa town. The trail mostly goes through beautiful forests of pine and rhododendrons inside Sagarmatha National Park where you can encounter some of the rare species of flora and fauna. The trail also features the lovely DudhKoshi valley with sparkly waterfalls and marvelous views of mountains. The trek takes you to Tengboche Monastery, the most sacred monastery of the region. The highlight of the trek, Everest Base Camp (5364m), features a trail through moraines and glacier but offers a breathtaking vista of the high Himalayas. A hike up to Kala Patthar offers you a stunning sunrise view over the giant Everest (8848m) and also other snow-capped peaks of Lhotse (8414m), Nuptse (7861m), Pumori (7161m), Lingtren (6749m), and many others. The trek then ends in Lukla as you descend via the many Sherpa villages.

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. We have specially designed this package to give you luxurious trekking experience in the remote Himalayas. Our Company is dedicated to providing reliable and authentic services to all of our clients from around the globe. We make sure that with us this trip becomes the most memorable time of your life.

Day 1
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 2
Day 02: Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2886m.). 3-4 Hours.

You will take a short 40 minutes flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. After reaching Lukla, you will begin your trek to Phakding, which will take almost 3 hours. You will gradually climb up along the mountainside on the left bank of DudhKoshi River. From here, you will descend and walk through the rhododendron forest with a view of KusumKanguru (6367m). You will stay at Yeti Mountain Home.

Day 3
Day 03: Phakding - Namche Bazaar (3440): 5-6 hrs.

Today you will begin your trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar. Namche Bazaar is the main trading area of Khumbu region and is one of the largest villages of the Sherpas. You will cross the river on a high suspension bridge and reach Monjo village (2835m). You will see the entrance of Sagarmatha National Park, before entering Monjo village. From here, you will ascend on the steep path and reach Namche Bazaar. On a clear weather, you will get to see the first view of Mt. Everest (8848m).

Overnight at Yeti Mountain Home

Day 4
Day 04: Rest at Namche Bazar for acclimatization.

Today you will take rest to get acclimatized with the growing altitude. You can visit the Sherpa Museum in Namche Bazaar, which is also vibrant with plenty of lodges, souvenir shops, and tea shops. You will walk up to Khunde Hospital (Built by Sir Edmund Hillary), or take an hour walk to the Everest View Hotel (3962m) for acclimatization. From here, you can get stunning views of Mt. Lhotse (8414m), Mt. Everest (8848m), KusumKanguru (6367m), Thamserku (6623m), Nuptse (7861m), and AmaDablam (6856m). Overnight in Namche.

Day 5
Day 05: Namche Bazzar - Deboche(3820m/1253ft): 5-6 hrs

You will begin your trek towards Pangboche with stunning views of Mt. Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8414m), AmaDablam (6856m), and Nuptse (7861m). You may get to encounter wildlife like Himalayan Thar, musk deer, Himalayan Monal, etc. along your way to Sanasa. From here, you will go through pine forests and cross a suspension bridge over the DudhKoshi River and reach PhunkeTenga. You will climb to Tengboche and reach the top from where you will get gorgeous closer views of Nuptse (7861m), Everest (8848m), and Ama Dablam (6856m). You will also visit the biggest and oldest monastery in the region, Tengboche Monastery, and trek ahead to Deboche.

Stay overnight at Hotel Robonder in Deboche.

Day 6
Day 06: Deboche - Dingboche (4360m): 4-5 hrs.

Today you will descend through the forest, cross ImjaKhola, and climb gradually up to the Pangboche village. Pangboche along with its pine trees, monasteries, and Mani walls hosts a breathtaking view of the beautiful AmaDablam (6856m). From here, you will ascend through the dense forest of juniper and reach Dingboche. Overnight in Dingboche.

Stay overnight at Hotel Family.

Day 7
Day 07: Rest at Dingboche for acclimatization.

Today you will take the day off for acclimatization and explore the surrounding areas. You can steeply climb to NakartsangGompa for an exceptional view of Everest (8848m), Pumori (7165m), Nuptse (7861m), AmaDablam (6856m), Lhotse (8414m), and Island Peak (6,189 m). You can also go on a side trip to Chhukhung to get a closer view of the glaciers. Overnight in Dingboche.

Stay overnight at Hotel Family.

Day 8
Day 08: Dingboche (4350m.) - Lobuche (4930m.) - Dongla (4620m.): 5-6 hrs.

You will begin your trek to Lobuche via Dughla with the panoramic view of the snow-capped mountains. You will climb up on the zigzag path through rocky glacial moraine and find several stone caves at the top, built in the memories of Sherpas who died on their journey to Everest (8848m). From here, you will gradually climb along the glacier to reach Lobuche. You will stay overnight at Eco Lodge.

Day 9
Day 09: Lobuche - Gorak Shep (5170 m) - Everest Base Camp (5364 m/17,594 ft) – Gorak Shep: 8-9 hrs.

You will begin your trek alongside Khumbu Glacier and reach Gorakshep from where you will climb through the glacier to reach Everest Base Camp (5364m). Standing at the base of world's highest peak, you will be able to have a stunning panorama of the Khumbu Himalayas, including Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8414m), Khumbutse (6665m), Lingtren (6749m), Pumori (7165m), and so on. After spending some time at the base camp, you descend back to Gorakshep for the overnight stay.

Overnight at Hotel Himalayan.

Day 10
Day 10: Gorak Shep - Kala Patthar - Pheriche (4280m): 8-9 hrs

Today you will start your day early and hike up to Kala Patthar (5550m) before dawn to watch the mesmerizing sunrise over the high Himalayas. Kala Patthar is the best vantage point to witness the majesty of the giant Everest (8848m) along with other peaks like Lhotse (8414m), Cho Oyu (8188m), Nuptse (7861m), Pumori (7161m), Lingtren (6749m), and many others. After having a good time in Kala Patthar, you will return to Gorakshep, and then you will descend to Pheriche via Lobuche and Dughla for the overnight stay.

Overnight at a Hotel Himalayan.

Day 11
Day 11: Pheriche - 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 12
Day 12: Namche Bazaar - Lukla (2,800m): 7-8 hrs

Today, you will descend alongside DudhKoshi River throughout the way to reach Lukla. You will walk through the forest of rhododendron and magnolia and pass many painted Mani walls, prayer wheels, and monasteries as you climb down via several Sherpa villages. Crossing many suspension bridges over DudhKoshi River, you arrive in Lukla with a beautiful view of KusumKanguru (6367m). Overnight in Lukla.

Overnight at Yeti Mountain Home.

Day 13
Day 13: Fly Lukla - Kathmandu. 40 Minutes.

Today, you will take an early morning flight back to Kathmandu. This short flight will present you excellent views of snow-capped mountains. After reaching Kathmandu, you will relax in the luxurious 5-star hotel and further explore nearby areas.

Stay at Hotel Yak & Yeti or similar standard 5 star hotel

Day 14
Day 14: Fly back home or join for next tour.

After having a delicious breakfast, you will be escorted to Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) to take the scheduled flight back to your home.

Trip Cost Include(s):

  • All your airport pick up & drop-off by private car/van.
  • 3 night hotel accommodation in Kathmandu (mainly in twin sharing basis)
  • All your meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek.
  • Seasonal fruits.
  • Best luxury lodge and guest house during the trek as per the itinerary in twin sharing basis.
  • A local government licensed English speaking trekking guide.
  • Porter to carry your luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter).
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, medicine and transportation for all trekking staff.
  • All necessary trek permits, National Park permit and fees.
  • Sightseeing around Kathmandu.
  • Down Jacket, sleeping bag and duffel bag.
  • First aid medical kits.
  • Oxymeter to check your pulse and oxygen saturation and heart rate.
  • Domestic airfare (Kathmandu- Lukla- Kathmandu) and airport tax.
  • Everest Trekking Map

Trip Cost Exclude(s):

  • Food whilst in Kathmandu.
  • Your travel insurance (compulsory).
  • Alcoholic and cold drinks and laundry.
  • Personal trekking equipment.
  • Kathmandu city sightseeing entry fee.
  • 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.

Equipment List:
– 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)
– Shorts
– Hiking trousers
– Down jacket

Accessories:

– Sunglasses with good UV protection
– Sunscreen
– Lightweight bag to carry your personal needs during the day
– Insect repellent
– Camera with extra battery
– Flashlight
– Backpack
– Aluminum water bottle
– Head lamp
– Trekking Poles

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Total $ 2,500 USD

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  • Khumbu Region
  • 5545m
  • 4+
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  • Private Trek

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