EVEREST BASE CAMP KALA PATHAR TREKKING 14- 17 DAYS

AllmostMT Everest 8848 highest in the world
 for 200 years Nepal’s Himalayas have drawn adventurers, climbers and cultural enthusiasts. Hospitable Sherpa people, rugged terrain, age-old culture of the Sherpas, magnificent mountains, etc. are some of the attractions that have made the travelers to visit Nepal time and again. Nowhere else in the world will you find the physical, cultural and religious diversity that Nepal holds. Nepal offers a unique kaleidoscope of South Asian culture, combined with the world’s most spectacular mountains, warm and hospitable people to make your visit a lifetime experience. In this trek, we take you through the land of Sherpas, mighty Himalayas, green valleys and unique settlements.
 
Beginning from Lukla, we trek through the Sherpa ‘capital’ of Namche Bazaar. A day is spent here to for acclimatization or to be familiar with the atmosphere of this bustling village before heading on up through Tengboche, Pheriche, Lobuche village and Gorak Shep. It is the jumping off point for the climb up to Kala Pattar (5545m) for spectacular views of Mt. Everest, and the walk to the Everest Base Camp.
 
This is a moderate trek will lead to Gokyo Lake and over the Cho La at 5,430m making a circuit of Tawache (6,367m.) and Cholatse (6,440m). Emerging into the Khumbu valley above Lobuche the trail continues up to Kalapatthar and then back to Lukla via Tengboche and Namche Bazaar. The small settlement of Gokyo (4750m) lies on the banks of the third lake. We can see the four peaks above 8000m of Cho Oyu (8,201m.), Makalu (8,463m.), Lhotse (8,516m.) and Everest (8,848m.) exposing above Gokyo. In addition to this, we will have a look at the tremendous ice ridge between Cho You and Gyachung (7922m). Besides, there is also a option to explore Cho La, a 5420m-high pass into Khumbu and Gokyo Ri.
 
Detail Itinerary:
 
Day 01: Kathmandu (1320m)
Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA). Upon arrival at the airport, you would be received by our representative and then transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu to Lukla Flight (2886m) and then trek to Phakding (2640m.)
We take early flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (2886m.). Upon arrival at Lukla, we would be refreshed in one of the hotels and then start our trek to Phakding (2640 m.). We trek following a gentle climb up the mountainside on the left bank of the Dudh Koshi. Nupla (5885m) can be seen in a stone throwing distance on the opposite bank. In the late afternoon, we reach Phakding.
Day 03: Phakding to Namche Bazzar (3440m.)
Having breakfast at Phakding, we commence our trek to Namche Bazaar (3440 m.).The trail goes along the right bank of Dudh Koshi. Thamserku is standing majestically skyward on the opposite bank. We then reach Bengar. The trail now climbs from the riverbed on the left bank into the mountain, through a forest to Chumoa. We continue along the trail with many ups and downs; cross a stream, and pass by the tiny village Monjo. We then come to Sagarmatha National Park Service where a park entrance fee is to be deposited. We follow a short walk along the riverbed of this V-shaped valley where the river forks Dudh Koshit to the right Bhote Koshi to the left. Now we begin steep ascent to Namche Bazar. On the way, we would have excellent views of Everest (8848m) and Lhotse (8516m.).Surrounded on three sides by mountain ranges, Namche Bazar (3440m) is a central hub of the area for food, trekking gears and other necessary goods.
Day 04: Acclimatization at Namche Bazzar
We take rest at Namche Bazaar (3440 m.) for acclimatization. It is considered as an ideal place for acclimatization to the high altitude before heading towards Tyangboche. We go up to Syangboche(visit the EVEREST VIEW HOTEL) or  Khhumjung monastery. Khumjung is a settlement of Sherpa community known as green roof valley. We enjoy the splendid view of Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Nuptse, Lhotse, Tawche, Kwangde and so on from here. While returning to Namche, we would visit Museum just above the town that exhibits Sherpa culture.
Day 05: Namche Bazaar to Tyangboche (3867m.)
Taking breakfast at Namche Bazaar, we would be heading towards Tyangboche (3867 m.). The trail goes ahead leaving a steep cliff that drops down to the Dudh Kosi. In this section too, we would have a panoramic view of the Himalayas such as Ama Dablam (6812m), Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse (7855m) and Tawoche (6501m). We would visit Trashinga, Phunki Tenga and reach Tyangboche. Tyangboche offers a good view of sun rise and sun set at Everest and Ama Dablam.
Day 06: Tyangboche to Dingboche (4260 m.)
We trek from Tyangboche to Dingboche (4260 m.). Leaving Tyangboche at the backdrop, we descend through a rhododendron forest and enter Deboche. Crossing a suspension bridge at Imja Khola, we head towards Minlinggo and inter Imjatse Valley beneath the mighty peaks of Ama Dablam, Nuptse and Lhotse. We finally come to Dingboche.
Day 07: Acclimatization at Dingboche (4260 m.)
Today too, we acclimatize at Dingboche (4260 m.) to be familiar with the local climate. Having breakfast at the teahouse, we go around the village and in the afternoon, we even hike up to Chhukum. It also provides majestic view of Island peak, Ama Dablam, Makalu, Tawoche peak and others. In the late afternoon, we come back to Dingboche and take rest.
Day 08: Dingboche(4350m.) to Lobuche (4900m.)
We gradually ascend up to the Lobuche (4900m.) from Dingboche(4350m.) via Thukla (4620m.) can have a panoramic view of Mt. Nuptse (7896m.), Mt.Lhotse (8511m) Ama Dablam peak (6856m.),Thamserku peak (6608m.), Konde peak(6187m.), Tawoche peak(6542m.), Cholotse peak (6441m.) and many more. 
Day 09: Lobuche (4900m.) to Gorakshep (5180m.)
Trek from Lobuche (4900m.) to Gorakshep (5180m.). We will have our lunch at Gorakshep and walk to Everest Base Camp (5486m.). We will spend some hours in the Everest Base Camp and back to Gorakshep. We trek on glacier and snow capped rocks. We would also see many small frozen lakes around the Everest Base Camp.
Day 10: Gorakshep to Kala Patthar (5545m.) and then to Pheriche (4243m.)
Today we trek from Gorakshep to Kala Patthar (5545m.) and then to Pheriche (4243m.) We climb Kala Patthar (5545m.) in the morning to enjoy the view of sunrise. Besides, we would also have a panoramic view of Mt. Everest, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Lingtren, Mt. Khumbetse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku and many more. There is telephone service at Pheriche from where one can make telephonic conversations to any part of the world. The town of Pheriche is known as windy town as the flow of wind is high at all times. Pheriche is also popular due to the establishment of Himalayan Rescue Association Aid Post where foreign volunteer doctors provide medical treatment to trekkers as well as local people.
Day 11: Pheriche (4243m.) to Tengboche (3900m)
Today we trek from Pheriche to Tengbouche. We start walking down to Imja Khola to and then to Pangboche. The route weaves in and out of side valleys, making small ups and downs. You can climb the hill behind Tengboche for good mountain views or explore the monastery itself.
Day 12:  Tyangboche to Namche Bazaar (3440 m ) or Monjo 
It is our turn to trek from Tyangboche to Namche Bazaar (3440 m ). It takes about four and half hours to reach Namche Bazaar from Tyangboche. En route we will visit traditional villages like Khumjung and Khunde. We will be visiting monastery that has Yeti Scalp. Finally, we come to Namche Bazaar in the late afternoon.
Day 13: Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2886 m.)
Having breakfast in the teahouse at Namche Bazaar, we trek to Lukla. It is the last day of our trek. Lunch will be served on the way. Upon arrival at Lukla, we would get refreshed and take rest.
Day 14: Lukla to Kathmandu
Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu earlier in morning. Upon arrival at TIA, we would be received by our representatives and transfer to hotel. Free time in Kathmandu. Farewell dinner.
 
Note :- If you are looking for more longer or want to trip than from day 12 can follow through following itinerary. (Alternative itinerary on the way back after Pheriche)
  
Day 12: Pheriche to Phortse (3750m.) 
Now we trek from Pheriche to Phortse (3750m.). On the way, one can have a look at wild animals like mountain goat, musk deer and many species of himalayan birds. There are monasteries as well at Pangboche and Phortse which were believed to have been constructed during the 16th century. The Pangboche village has also gained its popularity for highest settlement on earth.
Day 13: Phortse (3750m.) to Khumjung (3790m.)
We trek from Phortse (3750m.) to Khumjung (3790m.).The trail here descends for early twenty minutes and ascends up steeply for almost one hour to Mongla (4000m.). From this spot, you can see the panoramic view of Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Kusum Kangaru, Konde-Ri and Tawache peak. Now the trail descends and ascends frequently up to Khumjung. The Khumjung village is said to be the largest settlement of Khumbu region. There is well-equipped high school built by Edmund Hillary in 1960. Besides, there is an old monastery where the skull of Yeti is beleved to have been preserved.
Day 14: Khumjung to Thame (3800m.)
It is our turn to trek from Khumjung to Thame (3800m.). At Thame, one can visit many ancient monasteries. One can experience the real Sherpa culture at Thame.
Day 15: Thame to Monjo (2835m.)
Today we trek from Thame to Monjo (2835m.). While trekking from Thame to Monjo we come across Sherpa settlements and interact with the friendly Sherpa people. Upon arrival at Monjo, we get into one of the best lodges of the area.
Day 16: Monjo to Lukla (2800m.)
Having lunch at Monjo, we trek to Lukla (2800m.). En route, we gradually descend along the bank of Dudh Koshi River. We would have plenty of opportunities to walk over suspension bridges.
Day 17: Lukla to Kathmandu
Today we fly back to Kathmandu from Lukla by earlier flight. Upon arrival at TIA, we would be received by our representatives and transfer to hotel. Free time In Kathmandu . Farewell dinner.
 
The trek program is – because of weather or unforeseen events – subject to change.
 
Services and costs included in the price
  • Airport pick-up and drop-off
  • Three nights hotel accommodation and breakfast in Kathmandu
  • Licensed and trained trekking guides
  • Porters for carrying goods and supplies
  • All accommodation during trek
  • All meals and hot beverages whilst trekking
  • Transportation to and from trailhead
  • All necessary documents and permits for trekking (where applicable)
  • National Park/Conservation Area entry permit
  • Equipment such as sleeping bag, tents, mattresses
  • Cooking equipment
  • Camp-site charges
  • Insurance, medication, and equipment for staff
  • Coordination of Quick Rescue service (costs covered by your insurance plan)
 
Services and costs NOT included in price
  • International airfares
  • Travel/trekking insurance
  • Excess baggage charges more than 16kg and hand bag more than 5kg in domestic flights
  • Visa fees
  • Airport departure tax
  • Rescue charge
  • Drinks (cold and alcoholic)
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Permit and liaison officer fee (where applicable)
  • Lunches and dinners whilst not trekking

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