Everest Base camp via three passes trekking

Trip Overview

Since 1953 the golden path for every adventurous spirit of the world is explored by Sir Edmund Hillary and with his porter or co-partner Tensing Norgay Sherpa. This region is famous for as sacred land and shining path of Sherpa people for their name, fame, and glorious prosperity of today, As well as Sherpas are also known as snow leopard for mountaineering in Nepal. These all the credit goes to Sir Edmund Hillary, Because of Hillary Sherpas got chance  to come out holding his hand from poverty and miserable life avoiding frozen future under the snow to explore the different test of profession, power of wealth and diversity of culture in the world. So that Sir Edmund Hillary lives in the bottom of Sherpas’s heart as long as Mt. Everest all along their life.

 Apart from that Everest Base Camp trekking became the way of life of many Nepalese people today, according to their physical, social and economical class. Despite every anxious step of life never ever stop dreaming and creating a life story in this region.

Trip Profile

 The adventure journey of Everest base camp via three passes trek starts from Kathmandu domestic airport to Luka, it is a very interesting adventurous flight of around 35 min., within 35 min. you will be landed at the airport of Lukla on an altitude of (2,860m), After that start the trek, step by step going up gaining the altitude every day up to Kala Patthar (5,545m). Today, Everest Base Camp trekking is one of the most facilitated trekking routes in Nepal in terms of food, accommodation, medication, and pretty good trekking trail despite high altitude. This region is the most popular trekking area in Nepal and one of the most popular destinations in the world.  During this trekking, you will get a chance to explore incredible landscapes, amazing Mountains view, and Himalayan Buddhist culture on the basis of beliefs and faith of Sherpas.

 

Detail Itinerary

ITINERARY DETAILS

Day 1: Arrival to Kathmandu(1,350m.), Nepal

We will pick you up at Tribhuvan international airport and after check-in the hotel briefing on your adventure trip in Nepal.

Day 2: Sightseeing heritage site in Kathmandu(2,610m.) 3 hours walk

Kathmandu valley the is capital city of Nepal with its very ancient civilization and full of heritage sites to visit. As a cultural introduction, you will take to sightseeing Kathmandu durbar square, Pashupatinath and Boudhanath .

Day 3: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla and trek to Phakding(2,610m.) 3 hours walk

Early in the morning flight to Lukla 35 minutes in the sky with the incredible experience of a lifetime, from Lukla, you will start a journey of adventure on the roof the world by your feet all along the rocky trail with many explorers; exploring the amazing landscape, culture and way of life. Night stay in speaking. 

Day 4: Phakding to Namche Bazaar(3,440m.) 7 hours walk

Everest region is known as also Khumbu region. It is listed in UNESCO as a natural world heritage site by the name of Sagarmatha national park. During this trekking throughout the hour and day ascend towards Everest base camp. Namche Bazaar is the main entrance of EBC, it is founded as a modern town in the lap of the highest peak of the world, just before Namche Bazaar you can get a first glance of Everest through pine trees with an amazing smile on your face. Night stay in Namche Bazaar.

Day 5: A day for acclimatization

Namche bazaar is a junction before to depart via a different route to Everest base camp. A day for acclimatization in Namche Bazaar is extremely necessary to accomplish you physically, mentally, and climatically because after there, you will be in an altitude up to 4,000m.to Kala Patthar  5,545m. During acclimatization day you will get a beautiful chance to see the second time Everest view from Everest view hotel (it is the beautiful viewpoint of Mount Everest), after that Khumjung and Kunde village visit. There is a beautiful monastery in the village, they believed that the skull in the monastery belongs to Yeti. Night stay in Namche Bazaar.

Day 6: Namche to Thame(3,800m.) 4 hours walk

Thame is a small highland valley of sherpa village. In the village beautiful monastery, Buddhist traditional cultural way of life, modern facilitated Hotel and Lodge, amazing landscape, grazing Yaks and horses in the field and surrounding the valley just above your head snow-capped mountain smiling to you.  Night stay at Thame.

Day 7: Thame to Lungden(4,500m.) 6 hours walk

All the way up to Lungden through the narrow highland valley following crystal clear white Bhote Koshi river, in your every breath little by little altitude starts gaining all along the day but a reflection of the stunning view of the snow-capped mountain on your sunglass inspire you to go ahead without any stop. Night stay in Lungden. 

Day 8: Lungden via Renjo-La pass to Gokyo(4,750m.) 8 hours walk

Renjo-la pass is the first pass of the three passes. Early in the morning, you should hit the road going up to the pass (5,340m). From the there magnificent views of the top of the world, amazing feelings, and motivation toward destination despite extremely tired and thirsty. After the pass descends towards Gokyo lake. Night stay in Gokyo.

Day 9: Gokyo RI hike for acclimatization and rest

After breakfast, you can hike around there in nature wherever you like. Most of the travelers go up to Gokyo-RI for fabulous views of  Cho-Oyu and many more…..mountains. Your hotel is just in front of Gokyo lake, it’s amazing here, it keeps continue changing view over the beautiful lake. We never know about the weather on the mountain. You can enjoy hot beverages in the warm restaurant looking outside all around observing the strange atmosphere there having rest to restore the energy for the next day. Night stay in Gokyo.

Day 10: Gokyo to Thangna (4,485m.)

Thangna is a base camp of Cho-la pass. All the way crossing the rocky glacier with up and down strange trail lead you through the amazing rocky valley toward Thangna. The valley itself surrounding by high snow-capped mountain just above your head, so a day completely different during the trip. Night stay in Thangna.

Day 11: Thangna via Cho La pass to Zhongli(4,240m) 8 hours walk

Cho-la pass (5,420 m) is one of the most well-known and adventurous passes in the region. Early in the morning should start going up to the pass. After the pass all the way down toward Zhong-la finding the big rocky trail.

Day 12: Zhongla to Gorak shep(5,165m) 5 hours walk

You are already close to Everest base camp above 5,000m. Despite easy trail hard to go forward because of altitude. After a couple of hours, you will join to classic Everest base camp trail and crowds of trekkers at Lobuche. Night stay in Gorak Shep

Day 13: Gorak shep to EBC(5,380m) and Back 5 hours walk

Gorak Shep is the final station for trekkers little away from Everest base camp. The day most important, After lunch ahead toward Everest base camp to turn your lifetime dream in reality standing at EBC just in front of Khumbu glacier or gateway up to Everest summit. Night stay in Gorak Shep

Day 14: Kala patthar hike and  to Lobuche(4,940m.) 6 hours walk.

Early in the morning start to go up to the summit of Kala Patthar(5,545m.), it is only one incredible viewpoint of the top of the world “Everest”. After some snaps of photos with the biggest smile and talking to the Everest summit face to face for a while, start to descend to Gorak shep saying also big goodbye…of a lifetime and after breakfast ahead to Lobuche. Night stay in Lobuche

Day 15: Lobuche via Kongma-la pass to Chhukkung(4,730m) 6hours walk

Kongma-la pass (5,535 m) is the final pass three of them, this pass is well-known for stunning view on the roof of the world. All along with the trail amazing view of surrounding highest mountains in the region and pleasant walk. Night stay in chucking

Day 16: Chhukkung  to Tengbuche(3,870m) 6.5hours walk

Chhukkung valley is another last corner of the Khumbu(Everest) region. today start getting back all the way down to Tengboche achieving a lifetime dream, extremely happy for exploration of the roof of the world. Night stay in Tengboche

Day 17: Tengbuche to Manju(2,836m.) 7 hours walk

Tengboche is the holiest land for Buddhists in the region. Where is the biggest and most ancient monastery exists with their ancient traditional way of culture. From Tengboche all the way down to Manju creating a life story. Night stay in Manju

Day 18: Manju to Lukla(2,850m.) 6 hours walk

Today all most at the end of your adventurous trip, still a wish remain for a scheduled flight to Kathmandu from Lukla.

Day 19: Fly back from Lukla to Kathmandu

Fly back to Kathmandu is a final step of an adventurous trip. Fly back to Kathmandu, check-in hotel, and fee day to have rest. Night stay in Kathmandu

Day 20: Sightseeing Bhaktapur and Patan

Bhaktapur and Patan are two different cultural ancient towns in Kathmandu valley. They are listed in world heritage. Night stay in Kathmandu                                                                                          

Day 21: Depart Nepal

After your last night in Nepal, make your way to the airport back home.

If it doesn’t suit you the trip itinerary and wish to modify or change the itinerary please let me know, I will be very happy to make new one for you.

Cost & Dates

Inclusion

TRIP COST INCLUDE.

• All airport/hotel transfers

• 3-star hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.

• Welcome and farewell dinner

• Accommodation and food during trek .

• A full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley including tour guide.

• All ground transportation as per itinerary in private vehicle

• An experienced  trekking guide, porters to carry luggage including their salary, insurance,  equipment, food and lodging

•Guide air fare to Lukla two way.

• All necessary paper work and permits (National park permit, TIMS

• All government and  local taxes.

TRIP COST DOES NOT INCLUDE.

•Nepal Visa fee (bring small denomination USD cash and two passport photographs)

•International airfare to and from Kathmandu

•Excess baggage charges

•Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu and also in the case of early return from the  mountain than the scheduled itinerary.

•Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, and  early return from the mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary

•Travel  and  rescue insurance

•Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, extra porters, bottled or boiled water,  etc)

•Tips for guides and porters

Note: Dear Guests please provide me a copy of your insurance paper, the insurance has to  cover helicopter rescue charge in case of needed.

 

 

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