Altitude: 1700m to 5623m | 5577ft to 18446ft Country: Nepal Season: Fall & Spring Difficulty Level: Medium,Difficult
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One of the best ways to visit Everest Base Camp without worrying about the rapid elevation gain! It is only the available way for those who require the gradual ascending!

The entire trip is a set of a total adventure of hiking, seeing the countryside and enjoying the enormous mountain views everyday. Sherpa culture and lifestyle fascinates you throughout the trek. Your trip begins from the middle hill of Nepal and reaches to some of the highest points on earth possible by trek. If you’re mountaineer, then perhaps the fact doesn’t imply at you, but even for the mountaineers, this is a proven way to begin the trip. It’s total gradual ascending and doesn’t require multiple nights stops in some villages in the higher areas. It’s that practical trekking trail!

 

There is an enormous flatland extended as far as the bottom of the Thugla. On your left at the foothill of the Tawache and Cholatse, there is Khumbu Khola flowing opposite yours destination. Thukla – some 1.5hrs gives a good stop or even a tea break. Ahead to Thukla Pass another an hour and further to Lobuche village 45 min at slow paces. Altogether this is a short day, but we are entering nearly 5 thousand meters, so we might symptom of altitude sickness. Unless there are serious symptoms, no need to worry. Stay active, drink lots of fluid or warm water, coffee drinks are not really helpful and take Diamox if necessary. You may take Diamox twice a day or as per your physician’s recommendation.

Itineraries

Day 01

Kathmandu arrival | Hotel

Airport pick up and transfer to Hotel. Free time, visit around. (Kathmandu: 1350m|4428ft)

Day 02

Kathmandu to Salleri | Hotel

Trip begins.
Breakfast and about 8am pick up from your hotel premises to drive to Salleri (2390m|7840ft). The drive will take 6-7 hrs along the mountainous road – finely built or black topped, slow drive. Overnight at lodge with full board.

Day 03

Salleri~Thamdanda & trek to Paiya | Lodge

After breakfast drive to Tham Danda (3080m|10104ft) passing some classically fascinating trek en-route villages such as Ringmo (2720m|8922ft), Nunthala, Kharikhola etc. These are the villages where all the trekkers in the past trekked. It could be Ed Mond Hillary or Junko Tabei or Tenjin Norge Sherpa or Sungdare Sherpa; all had to trek from Jiri to here and further the same trail we trek. So, it’s a following of classic sense too.
Leave the jeep at Tham Danda and trek to Paiya (2730m|8955ft) for 2 hrs. Another 2 hrs if time permit, trek to Surke (2290m|7512ft). It’s all easy descending from Tham Danda or where we leave the jeep. O/N at lodge and have dinner.

Day 04

Trek to Ghat (2492m|8175ft) | Lodge

It’s all an easy trail, so your journey advances enjoying the lower elevation Sherpa villages and their daily chores.

At Choplung, we meet the trail coming from Lukla. Leaving Lukla to be visited on our trip end, we continue the trail towards Namche and further.
At Ghat – a pleasant Sherpa settlement with warmer and more greenery place, we pick up a good lodge for the night stop. Have dinner and good night.

Day 05

Trek to Namche (3440m|11285ft) | Hotel

This is the tough day of until now. But the hard work pays so well. There are amazing sceneries, you will love it. We get to cross the suspension bridges over the Dudh Koshi for 5 times. You will enjoy crossing the metal bridges; the last one is highest and scenic. Apart from this, you will have cool views or Mt. Thamserku from Tok tok village. And from Larcha, you will have good views of Mt. Everest and Mt. Tawache. The views are not that wide and are to be peeped through tree branches and often obstructed by the cloud, but if good weather you feel like you have seen Mt. Everest from your bare eyes!
Namche itself is a beautiful town with many hotels, guest houses as well as shopping stores of mountaineering gears. There is a monastery almost in the center of the town and a helipad towards the western part of it which provides some of the excellent views of the town itself, Thamserku mountain, Kwangde Ri etc. Hang around in the town as well as go for these views will be a good idea for the day you arrive here before dinner time.

Day 06

Hike to Kyanjuma (3600m|11809ft) | Lodge | Side excursion

After breakfast you start the day, walk towards again to the monastery area and reach to the helipad, perhaps you will find different views at this sun rising hour. You may capture amazing sight! Then go upwards to Syangboche direction. Beautiful trail providing great views of Thamerku, the Namche town itself and Kwangde Ri. Syangboche airport is about an hour uphill trail, then towards Hotel Everest View that will take another 45min. Why not lunch here at this amazing property established by Japanese people. Ask your guide for the menu! Until the kitchen gets your meal ready, enjoy the open view, take photos and have lots of chit-chat with your friends and other visitors! You will love the time here.
After lunch, easy descending for 30 to 40 min to Kyanjuma (3600m|11809ft) where you will be spending the night. It’s not worthy to return all the way to Namche and again tomorrow walk on the same way back here and further. Kyangjuma has amazingly close up views of Amadablam, Khangtega and Thamserku.

Day 07

Trek to lower Pangboche (3900m|12794ft) | Lodge | Side excursion

Breakfast and leave the lodge about 8am. It begins with easy descending along the village of Sanasa and then to Lausasa. Phunki Tenga where we cross the river and catch up the trail leading to the hilltop whre the Tyangboche monastery is situated. We cross the river at Phunki Tenga and follow the army check-post before setting up the ascending route. It’s about 2 hrs with easy paces enjoying the lush green forests with seasonal flowers and of course amazing Amadablam and other snow mountain views. There are many switchbacks in the beginning, but the higher we arrive, it becomes gentler. 30min before, we meet a small water tap in which often a drum is set to fill up, perhaps it’s from the monastery people at the top of the hill. Getting on the top is ready for lunch with amazing views of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Tawache etc.
After lunch, another 2hrs easy trek to lower Pangboche.

Day 08

Trek to Pheriche (4240m|13909ft) | Lodge | Side excursion

Another easy and excursion day. From Pangboche to Pheriche it’s 2.5 hrs trek totally. We reach to Pheriche, lodge check in and have lunch. Then we engage another amazing ‘trek high sleep low activity’. We climb as high as 5000m|16402ft. There is a perfect hill to trek up with amazing views of Amadablam, Island peak, Peak 38 etc. And there is a glimpsing view of Mt. Makalu of the Makalu region. The hike also provides view of a small pond towards the foothill of Amadablam across the Imja Khola (river).
Return to lodge, have dinner and good night.

Day 09

Trek to Lobuche (4910m|16107ft) | Lodge | Side excursion

There is an enormous flatland extended as far as the bottom of the Thugla. On your left at the foothill of the Tawache and Cholatse, there is Khumbu Khola flowing opposite yours destination. Thukla – some 1.5hrs gives a good stop or even a tea break. Ahead to Thukla Pass another an hour and further to Lobuche village 45 min at slow paces. Altogether this is a short day, but we are entering nearly 5 thousand meters, so we might symptom of altitude sickness. Unless there are serious symptoms, no need to worry. Stay active, drink lots of fluid or warm water, coffee drinks are not really helpful and take Diamox if necessary. You may take Diamox twice a day or as per your physician’s recommendation.
Upon reaching at Lobuche, check in lodge and have lunch and go for side hike. Again importantly we make the trek high sleep low effect.

Day 10

Trek to Gorakshep (5160m|16927ft) | Lodge | Everest BC excursion

Everest Base Camp visit (5365m|17600ft).
Short hike to Gorakshep where we lodge check in and have lunch then hike to EBC for 2.5 hrs both ways. EBC is such a unique land, you will enjoy your every step of walking. Amazing views of Nuptse and it’s icefall all the way to Khumbu glacier. The topography of Khumbu glacier is so unique and so different
Enjoy being at EBC! Feel the lifetime achievement that you have just achieved. Return to Gorakshep and stay warm. Dinner and then good night.

Day 11

Kalapatthar excursion & Dingboche (4330m|14204ft) return | Lodge

Early morning hike to Kalapatthar (5623m|18446ft) for 2.5 to 3 hrs and return to Dingboche (4330m|14204ft) in 4 hrs.
It’s another beautiful day of visiting to Kalapatthar. This will be the highest place you would be ascending on the entire trip. The visit will take about 2.5 hrs on both ways. Return to lodge and have breakfast before catching up the retracing trail to Lobuche and further to Thukla Pass, Thukla and towards Dingboche along a scenic trail. At Dingboche lodge check in and enjoy the warmth of this pleasant village of the lower elevation.

Day 12

Trek to Khumjung (3780m|12400ft) | Lodge

Start this pleasant descending after breakfast. The beautiful trail and villages you will pass are Orse, Somare, Pangboche, Deeboche, Tyangboche etc. Tyangboche will be a good place again for lunch, after descend for an hour to Phunki tenga and another 1.5hrs to Khumjung village.
One of the most prosperous villages in the Khumbu region is this village. It has very beautiful school and a very famous monastery with the Yeti – fabled snow man, scalp. We will have chance to see it with a certain entrance fees in the monastery. Later have dinner and good night.

Day 13

Trek to Lukla (2830m|9283ft) | Hotel

It’s a little bit longer day, but start on time in the morning and walk until 3-4pm, you will be in Lukla with the easy paces. At Luckla your tickets will have already reconfirmed and hotel/room already will be taken care of. No worry so no rush! Upon arrival at Lukla enjoy the last evening dinner perhaps with your entire crew members or porters. Sometime it will be a good conclude celebration with singing and dancing. In the past every trip would be concluded like that but recently the originality perhaps little lost. But yet, our porters and guide wan to sing for you.
If you want to tip your porters this is the best moment to do it. Tomorrow morning they will still be seen for carrying your luggage to the airport. That is a last amazing help you would feel from them.

Day 14

Fly to Kathmandu | Hotel

Morning fly (30min) to Kathmandu and transfer to your hotel. Hotel check in and free afternoon, take shower and do relax and have food and drinks you might perhaps missing for many days.

Day 15

Buffer day for more excursion | Lodge

An extra day. It can be spent in the mountain or in Kathmandu with the things you would like to engage more such as more excursion or just do nothing relax in one of the lovely mountainous place or even just doing city tours in Kathmandu. If the weather is concerned, it's advisable that you spend the day in Kathmandu!

Day 16

Fly back home | Home Sweet Home...

Transfer to airport on the given time and happy see off!!

  • International airport pick up and transfer as the program,
  • Hotel in Kathmandu before and after the trek twin sharing with daily breakfast including basis,
  • Kathmandu to Tham Danda jeep drive. Kathmandu to Salleri which is two third of the entire drive, it’s a privately reserved jeep and for the onward section (about 70km only) the locally available jeeps,
  • Trek with guide and porter/s (two members will be provided 1 porter),
  • Trek with all meals with hot drinks and accommodations,
  • All necessary trek permits and National Park entrance tickets,
  • Boiled hot water for drinking in the colder areas (Dingboche and above areas),
  • Sleeping bags and down jackets if required for the trek,
  • Trekking maps and various complimentary services from the side of Alpine Exodus,
  • Bhaktapur city group tours (guide and transportation) and many more…
  • Cold drinks, bar bills, luxury drinks various make out of coffee, chocolate etc.
  • Personal wear/warm clothes, rain wear, trekking boots,
  • Travel insurance, Nepal visa fee, international air ticket,
  • If trek extended on your personal wish,
  • If longer stay in Kathmandu,
  • Entrance fees for Bhaktapur city tours or if more city tours are arranged,
  • Medical expenses, your regular medicines if any, emergency evacuation of any form, personal porter, hot showers/battery charging on trek, personal donation, monastery entrance fees when any, etc.
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    This trek is really ideal; it doesn’t require rest-days instead you explore new places and it’s really cost-oriented trip to EBC

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