Day 01: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla at Tenzing-Hillary airport early in the morning, 30 minutes scenic flight and then travel to Phakding 2,612 m / 8,570 f - 04 hrs.

Early in the morning, our guide and staff will pick you up from your hotel for a short trip to Kathmandu National Airport, after boarding the security procedures in a small plane (Dornier / Twin Otter or similar plane) where the scenic flight with Views of the Himalayas include Everest. then landing at Lukla at the Tenzing-Hillary airport. From here, after a short break in the morning, continue walking along a gradual and easy path with a downhill and gradual journey with some short trips until you reach the first night stop in Phakding village, a pretty village of Sherpa located above, near the Dudh-Kosi river.

Day 02: Walk to the Namche Bazaar 3,440 m / 11,287 feet through the checkpoint of the Sagarmatha National Park - 06 hrs.
Selfie Time on the road to Phakding - EBC Trek

A slow and easy morning walks towards the entrance gate of Sagarmatha National Park, with time here to cross the bridge to reach Jorsalle, the last village before Namche Bazaar with a possible stop for lunch, an afternoon walk on the bed of the river within a wooded area with ascent to the last bridge that arrives You are in the famous and colorful Namche Bazaar after walking hard uphill on a winding path facing the views of the peaks. In Namche, transfer to a nice and cozy hotel, with time to stroll through the shops and streets of the interesting Namche Bazaar, the center and the main town or the great village of the Khumbu area, where the colorful and crowded market on Saturday Celebrate once a week.

Day 03: Acclimatization and rest day in Namche Bazaar.

Rest day in Namche to acclimatize before heading to higher areas, where short walks take you to the point of view and to the Everest View Hotel of almost four hours of walking in both directions, rewarding it with an excellent panorama of mountains with the Everest and the magnificent Amadablam. In Namche, visit the interesting museum with lots of information about Khumbu Sherpa, culture, fauna and flora, as well as the history of the mountaineering expedition with the rest of the afternoon free.

Day 04: Walk to the Thyangboche monastery 3,860 m / 12,665 ft - 05 hrs.
Tengboche -
Everest Panorama TrekAfter a pleasant and pleasant time in Namche, the morning walk leads to a short climb and then to a good wide path that looks towards Everest and Ama Dablam with a variety of peaks, as our route leads to the forest and then descend to the Imjatse river to reach a small place in Phunke-Tenga, possible stop for lunch in the middle of a forest. In the afternoon, climb the wooded areas with views of Kangtenga-Tharmasarku and other peaks, while the walk takes you to an open plateau in Thyangboche with its beautiful and colorful Buddhist monastery, with time to visit the interior of the monastery, where you can see monks and priests in religious activities. with prayer. A picturesque place surrounded by high peaks with views of Everest and a magnificent view of Amadablam in the middle of a forest of rhododendrons, oaks, oaks, junipers, birches and firs, a true place to spend the night. In the month of October-November a great colorful festival called Mani-Rimdu takes place with masked dancers of the monks of the monastery.

Day 05: Hike to Dingboche 4,410 m / 14,468 ft - 05 hrs.

In the morning, you can admire the views of the surrounding peaks, where the walk leads downhill to Dingboche, within a wooded green area and another hike to reach the Imjatse River and then cross a steel bridge, from here the end of the lines of trees while the walk leads to dry and arid country windswept To get to Pangboche. The last permanent settlement on the route of the Everest base camp where there are other settlements with many good hotels to meet the needs of travelers and hikers. Slowly, walk up the Pangboche road up and down to a river, with the last climb of the day for an hour to reach the Imjatse valley in Dingboche, in the northern part of Amadablam, with views of Island Peak towards the this.

Day 06: Day of acclimatization (rest) in Dingboche.

The base camp of Amadablam. Another pleasant rest day for acclimatization options for a few hours of hiking in the high hills above the Imjatse and Dingboche valleys, where you can see an impressive panorama of peaks with the fifth highest mountain in the world. Makalu in the east direction beyond the famous Pico Island. Free afternoon to walk around Dingboche, located in the beautiful Imjatse valley, below the peaks of Amadablam

Day 07: Walk to Lobuche 4,940 m / 16,208 ft - 05 hrs.

After a pleasant day of rest in Dingboche, the morning walk leads to a short climb at the top of a hill, marked with Buddhist prayer flags and monuments that overlook the views of nearby peaks and then on a smooth gradual path to walk. Our route leads along a winding road over the Pheriche valley, with views of the Cholatse and Taboche peaks, while the trek reaches a small place in Thugla, where the Khumbu glacier melts into a raging river. After crossing a short bridge and climbing to Thugla for a possible stop for lunch and rest, before heading to Lobuche, rest and lunch begin with a slow climb to the top of a mountain range with memorials of unfortunate mountaineers who risk their life climbing

Day 08: Hike to Gorak-Shep 5,164 m / 16,942 ft after lunch hike to Everest Base Camp 5,364 m / 17,598 ft) back to Gorakshep.

Today's adventure takes us to our goal in Everest base camp, as the morning hike follows a flat valley with a slow climb to reach further and then a steep climb to reach a ridge near the Khumbu glacier. As the trek continues through rocky moraines and ice, you reach the scenic flat areas in Gorak-Shep, located at the bottom of Kalapathar and Mt. Pumori on the Everest base camp route, in Gorak-Shep with a short break. From Gorakshep further east to reach the most outstanding destination at the Everest Base Camp with wonderful views of the Khumbu Icefalls, the glaciers that look over the peaks of Nuptse, Everest and Lhotse, in the high season of Mountaineering from April to May, this great place was filled with tents. Expedition After an exciting time to achieve our goal, walk back to Gorakshep to stop at night before returning downhill to Lukla with the ascent of Kalapathar.

Day 09: early morning hike to Kala Patthar 5,545 m / 18,192 feet and trek to Pheriche 4,137 m / 14,340 ft - 06 hrs. Main Day for Everest Base Camp Trek

Early in the morning, before breakfast, climb to the top of the rocky hill above 5,545 m to reach the highest point of the adventure, where you will be rewarded with the glorious panorama of the surrounding giant peaks with nearby views of Everest and the Mount. Pumori After a wonderful moment, descend again to Gorakshep for breakfast and then continue your trek towards the Pheriche valley to spend the night in one of its beautiful and charming lodgings. Pheriche located in a picturesque valley near Dingboche where HRA (Himalayan Rescue Association) parked near this settlement.

Day 10: Hike to Namche Bazaar - 06 hrs. From Pheriche, an easy hike on flat terrain and then further down to reach the village of Pangboche with a great panoramic walk to complete our memorable and exciting adventure at Everest base camp and Kalapathar, a slow and pleasant walk from here onwards without have to worry about the high altitude illness as route routes that are losing height every hour of walks. From Pangboche with a climb to the beautiful Thyangboche and its colorful monastery that goes back to the green forest, from here a beautiful walk of descents and footprints and in a nice panoramic footpath to the Namche Bazaar to spend the last night in Khumbu before Lukla.

Day 11: Walk to Lukla 2,860 m / 9,383 feet - 06 hrs. Our final day of the adventure with long walks in the day to reach Lukla starting with the descent until you reach a river valley and at the entrance to the Sagarmatha National Park and exit to the village of Monjo, where the walk continues passing Phakding with the last short climb to reach the last night of stay in Lukla before flying back to Kathmandu.

Day 12: From Lukla, fly to Kathmandu at the end of our service with transfer to your hotel.

According to the flight time for Kathmandu, in the morning with the last breakfast in Khumbu and in Lukla, then transfer to the air terminal named after Tenzing and Hillary, first to conquer Mt. Everest in 1953. According to the timetable of flight in a smaller plane to make a short trip by plane to get to Kathmandu airport and then return to their respective hotels.

Additional Information:

How much does the Everest Base Camp Trek cost?

$ 1,390 USD per person for the trip to Everest base camp includes the cost of pick-up and drop-off service at the airport, tickets from Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu, all mountain tea houses, all meals (B / L / D) during the trip, Sagarmath National Park Fee, Local permit fee, Experience trekking guide and food, rest, insurance, salary and Duide equipment.

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