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Title: Everest Base Camp Trekking | Himalayas On Foot


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Trek To Everest Base Camp
  • 14 Days of Everest Base Camp Trek with Himalayas
    On Foot
  • http//himalayasonfoot.com

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Short Description on EBC Trek
  • The most popular trekking trail in Everest
    region, Everest Base Camp Trekking offers a
    unique and an unforgettable experience. It is
    nestled between the ranges of the highest
    mountain in the world. The story of its fame
    dates back to 1953 when Sir Edmund Hilary and
    Tenjing Norgay made a successful expedition to
    the summit of Mt. Everest. , Everest Base camp is
    known for its spectacular view of landscapes,
    glacier moraines and foothills. A remarkable
    feature of this trek is the hospitality of the
    inhabitants- The Sherpa people- and the
    opportunity you get to experience and learn their
    beautiful settlement, culture, tradition,
    festivals, dances, and monasteries.
  • Everest region trek is considered to be one of
    the most rewarding adventure trip in the Khumbu
    Himalaya Range as it provides views of  Mt.
    Everest (8848m), Mt Lhotse (8516m), Mt. Nuptse
    (7855m), Mt. Pumori (7161m), Mt. Changaste
    (7550m), Mt. Lingterin (6679m), Mt. Amadablam
    (6856m), Mt. Thamserku (6723m), Mt. Kantega(
    6685m), Mt.Kusum Khagaru (6367m),Mt.Kongde
    (6011m), Mt. Khumbila (5761m) , Mt. Twache peak
    (6367m), Mt. Cholaste (6335m) ,Island peak
    (6179m), Lobuche peak (6145m),Pokalde peak
    (5806m), Honku south peak (6119m).

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  • The Everest Base camp Trek route is rich in flora
    and fauna has contain a variety of botanical
    diversities. It is difficult, but not impossible
    to confront some of the wildlife inhabitants of
    this region. One might spot- musk deers,
    leopards, jackals, mountain Thar, birds such as
    Pheasant, and long tails birds.

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Trip Highlights
  • Closest to Mt. Everest you have ever been
  • Trek up to 5545m through spectacular scenery
  • Explore the Sherpa culture, tradition and
    lifestyle.
  • Breathtaking views of the Everest region
  • Experience the hospitality of the Sherpa people.
  • Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Changtse, Ama Dablam and
    scores of other lesser crests seen from a peaked
    vantage point
  • Visit to market town Namche Bazaar

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Trip Itinerary
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Day 1 Kathmandu Lukla (40 min flight)
Phakding
  • Early in this morning, we will head towards the
    domestic terminal to Kathmandu airport to board
    the flight to Lukla (2,800m/9,186ft)- a gateway
    destination from where our trek starts. The 40
    min long flight has amazing views of silver
    glistening mountain peaks peeking through the
    clouds to offer. Once we reach Lukla, we will
    start our trek towards Phakding. It will take us
    about 3-4hrs to reach Phakding. We will spend the
    night in a hotel in Phakding.

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Day 2 Phakding-Namche Bazaar
  • We will begin our journey towards Namche Bazaar
    through a beautiful pine forest followed by the
    Dudh Koshi River across numerous suspension
    bridges. We can catch a wonderful view of the
    glistening Mt. Thamserku (6618 m). After walking
    through the settlements of Benkar, Chumoa, and
    Monjo we will come to the entrance of Sagarmatha
    National Park. The trail climbs through the
    forests and bridges until we reach the confluence
    of the Dudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi rivers. It will
    take us about 5-6hrs to reach Namche Bazaar. We
    will spend the night in Namche Bazaar.

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Day 3 Namche Bazaar Rest day
  • The rest day at Namche Bazaar is crucial for
    acclimatization. It is advisable to stay active
    instead of being idle for  this day. We could
    hike to Thame, visiting Khunde or explore Namche
    Bazaar itself. Namche Bazaar is the centre of
    the Khumbu region that houses government offices,
    ATMs, Internet cafes, shops, restaurants, a
    bakery and a colorful market on every Friday
    evening and Saturday. We could also pay a visit
    to the headquarter of the Sagarmatha National
    Park, where we can observe an assortment of
    things related to the first climbers, Sherpa
    culture and learn about the various botanical and
    wildlife of the region. We can also take a trip
    to Khumjung valley that is surrounded by the
    snowy peaks of Kongde and Thamserku and the
    sacred peak Khumbila. We will spend the night in
    Namche Bazaar.

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Day 4 Namche-Tengboche
  • We start our trek towards the village of
    Tengboche. The trail offers superb views of Mt.
    Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and
    Thamserku. We might spot some of the wildlife
    like pheasant, musk deer, or a herd of Himalayan
    Thar. The trail heads through Kayangjuma towards
    Sansa and a Pine Forest. We will then come across
    a small settlement amidst the alpine woods. The
    journey toward Tengboche is through another Pine
    forest. Tengboche is a great place for close up
    views of Ama-Dablam, Nuptse, and Everest and it
    houses the biggest Buddhist Monastery of the
    Khumbu region. We will spend the night in a lodge
    in Tengboche.

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Day 5 Tengboche-Dingboche
  • On this day we will trek for about 6-7 hours to
    Dingboche from Tengboche. The trail passes
    through several Chortens and Mani walls and small
    villages. We will also catch a glimpse of
    Ama-Dablam. The walk becomes fairly moderate as
    we reach Imja Valley. The valley ahead will begin
    to open up as we approach the confluence of the
    Lobuche River. A steep climb across the river
    will bring us to Dingboche, We will spend the
    night in Dingboche.

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Day 6 Dingboche Rest Day
  • We spend our second day of acclimatization at
    Dingboche. Mt Ama Dablam, Mt Lhotse and numerous
    other peaks are visible from Dingboche. We can
    also see three of the worlds six highest peaks,
    Mt Lhotse, Mt Makalu and Mt Cho Yu. To the west,
    loom the towering peaks of Cholatse and Taboche.
    As we look northwest, we see an array of peaks,
    the Lobuche West and Lobuche East being the most
    dominating ones, rising at the head of the Khumbu
    Khola valley. We will spend the night at
    Dingboche.

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Day 7 Dingboche-Duglha-Labuche
  • We will move towards Duglha through the Khumbu
    Khola valley. As we come to a yak herders place
    called Dusa, the valley begins to narrow. We
    continue through Phulung Karpo and come across a
    majestic view of Mt. Pumori. As the trail
    descends after crossing a small wooden bridge
    over a roaring stream, we ascend to Dugla. We can
    see Nuptse, Cholatse, Thamserku, and several
    other magnificent peaks from here. Beyond Duglha
    we trek up the steep terminal moraine of the
    Khumbu Glacier. As the trail drops to the Khumbu
    Glacier moraine, Khumbutse, Lingtren, Pumori and
    Mahalangur Himal will be towering right above us.
    We will spend the night in Labuche.

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Day 8 Lubuche-Gorak Shep
  • Our journey towards Gorak Shep goes through the
    lateral moraine of the Khumbu Glacier. View of
    Everest along with Mt. Pumori, Mahalangur,
    Lingtern, Khumbutse, and Nuptse, will come to
    sight as we get closer to Gorak Shep. A slightly
    ascending scent trail will take us to Thangma
    Riju which is surrounded by snowy peaks. Climbing
    steeply up to the top through the torrent of
    Changri glacier, we will catch our first glimpse
    of Kala Patthar- a grey-green knoll beneath the
    Mt. Pumori. As soon as we reach Gorak Shep, we
    will head towards the base camp. The suns rays
    dispersed across the peaks of silver glistening
    mountains is an incredible scenery that is
    available from base camp. We will spend the night
    in in Gorak Shep in a local lodge. 

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Day 9 Gorak Shep-Everest Base Camp- Lubuche
  • The trail to Lubuche passes along the lateral
    moraine of the Khumbu Glacier and a stone
    memorials built for those climbers who lost their
    lives in their attempt to make it to the summit.
    The climb will eventually get steeper and reach
    an altitude of 4910 meters at Lobuche. It will
    takes us about 6-7hrs to reach Lubuche. One might
    experience a certain level of discomfort for
    normal respiration. We will spend the night in
    Lubuche in a Guesthouse.

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Day 10 Lubuche-Pangboche
  • On this day, we will trek from Lubuche to
    Pangboche. The altitude will make this climb
    highly uneasy for almost everyone. The 5-6 hours
    walk to Pangboche provides and amazing view of
    Everest along with Mt. Pumori, Mahalangur,
    Lingtern, Khumbutse, and Nuptse. We will spend
    the night in a hotel in Pangboche.

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Day 11 Pangboche- Namche Bazaar
  • On this day we will begin our journey towards
    Namche Bazaar. It will take us about 4-5hours to
    each Namche Bazar. The trail passes through
    several forests and bridges. We might also spot
    some of the wildlife inhabitants of the region.
    The entire region is rich in flora and fauna of
    rich diversity. As we descend further down the
    trail, we will reach Namche Bazaar and spend the
    night here in a local lodge.

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Day 12 Namche Bazaar- Phakding
  • We will begin our journey towards Phakding
    through the confluence of Dudh Koshi and Bhote
    Koshi rivers. We will then pass through several
    forests and bridges. We can catch wonderful view
    of the glistening Mt. Thamserku (6618 m). The
    route then heads across several suspension
    bridges over the Dudh Koshi River. After crossing
    a pine forest, we will finally enter Phakding. It
    will take us about 5-6 hours to reach here.  We
    will spend the night in Phakding.

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Day 13 Phakding-Lukla
  • On this day we will continue our journey towards
    Lukla from Phakding.  It will take us about 3-4
    hours to reach Lukla. Our journey towards the
    highest mountain will come to end on this day.
    You will have the rest of the day free to
    yourself to rest or explore Lukla as you please.
    You can a moment to cherish the Sherpa culture
    village you will soon be bidding farewell to. We
    will spend the night in a hotel.

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Day 14 Lukla- Kathmandu
  • On this day we will extend our final good-byes to
    the Khumbu region.  You will be transferred to
    the airport and other airport formalities will be
    taken care of by the guides. Once the aircraft
    arrives, you can directly board the plane and fly
    back to Kathmandu. Our representatives will be
    waiting for you at the Kathmandu airport. You
    will be transferred to your respective hotels.
    You will have the  rest of the day free to
    yourself to explore the city as you please.

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Cost Includes
  • All domestic flight, hotel/airport transfer as
    per itinerary
  • Twin sharing accommodation in Deluxe Hotel at
    Kathmandu
  • All ground transportation by private vehicles
  • All accommodations in teahouse and all 3 times
    meals (breakfast, lunch dinner) during the
    treks
  • Down jacket, 4 seasonal sleeping bag
  • Complementary Welcome farewell dinner in
    Kathmandu in one of the typical Nepalese
    restaurant
  • All Porter ages costs of Human carry or Animal
    carry
  • All cost for a Himalayas on foot Guide (First Aid
    and Eco trained English Speaking) and Sherpa
    helpers

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  • All required major permits
  • All necessary paper works and permits
  • Travel Rescue arrangements
  • Exclusive Medical Kit Bag
  • All government and local taxes if necessary
  • First Aid Kit Bag, T-shirt Trek bag
  • Free air ticket re-confirmation

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Cost Exclude(s)
  • Visa fees/ International airfare to from home
    city/ international airport departure taxes
  • Excess baggage charges Monuments Monastery
    fees
  • Lunch And dinner while you are in Katmandu tips
    for porter and guide
  • all the drinks while you are in trek ,such as
    beers ,whisky, Juices,hot shower ,tea /coffee etc

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Himalayas On Foot
  • Thamel Bhagwati Marg 133,  Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Emailhimalayasonfoot_at_gmail.com
  • 977 9851060902 (Mukti)
  • http//www.himalayasonfoot.com
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