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Old 03-19-2016, 01:59 AM   #1
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Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest Base Camp Trek at 1350.00USd PP on twin share:
Departure Dates:
Year 2016:
Year 2016:
6, 12, 17, 24 & 29 April
05,11,18,23 May
04, 14, 20, 26 September
2, 8, 15, 26 October
1, 8, 12, 18, 24 November
2, 12 & 18 December

Year 2017
2 January
2 & 18 February
2 & 18 March
2 & 18 April
2 & 18 May
2 June
2 & 18 September
2 & 18 October
2 & 18 November
2 & 18 December

High Lights of the Trek

• Reach Everest Base Camp- the top of the world.
• Sightseeing tours of historical UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu.
• Scenic mountain flight to and from Lukla.
• Visiting Namche Bazaar and Tengboche Monastery.
• Unforgettable views of high mountains and Khumbu Ice fall.
• View of the Everest and other mountains from the Kalapattar.

Itinerary of the Trek:

Day 01. Arrive at Kathmandu airport (1345meters): transfer to hotel.
Arrive at Kathmandu airport (1345meters): and you will be met & greeted by our airport representative who will be on standby to pick you up and transfer you to hotel. Your evening is free and after you’ve refreshed, you can go for a stroll down the street to get familiar with the surroundings. Window shopping would be a good start to look around. Your first overnight in the valley of temples & cows. Probably the most in the world; however, these unusual sights are sometimes welcome & interesting, overnight at hotel (A)

Day 02.Full day sightseeing of Kathmandu valley & an orientation:
After having breakfast at hotel, we take you for the sightseeing tour in Kathmandu Valley; you will be escorted by a professional tour guide.
Your tour will include Kathmandu Durbar Square, Monkey Temple - Swayambhunath {note, there are real monkeys down here & they can be a pain in the neck, especially if you are munching something while climbing the steps to the temple; whatever your munching could vanish from your hands in seconds if you’re not careful. The best way to appease these monkeys is by buying some bananas from vendors just by the roadside to the temple & distribute them on your way up, they’d be happy & leave you alone}. Pashupatinath Temple and Bauddhanath Stupa. The Pashupatinath is a significant place of visit because this is a heritage site & is the most important religious site for Hindus in Nepal & India. Within the boundaries of this temple are cremation zones where the bodies of Nepalese, right from the pauper on the streets to the king of Nepal were cremated at this old temple. In the early evening we get back to our hotel & refresh after which your trek leader will meet the group & orient you on the whole program related to your trip. You will even have sufficient time to buy some trek gear if you need any in thamel area. Overnight at Hotel (A, B)

Day 03.Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2886m) and Trek to Phakding (2610m) - 3.5 hours-:
Early morning, you will drive to Airport for the 35 minutes scenic flight to the small mountain airport at Lukla, after reaching at lukla our guide will introduce with the porters, then start today’s trekking following mountainside on the left bank of the Dudh Koshi, it is easy trekking and takes about 3 and half hour to reach at Phakding, Overnight at lodge. (A, B, L., D).

Day 04.Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440 m.) - 6 Hours:
After having breakfast at lodge, we continue our trekking following the Dudh Koshi River and crossing it many times. We will enter to the Sagarmatha National park in Jorsale and we will stop there for lunch and again we will continue the trekking, after few hours walking Namche Bazar will appears ahead as you travel along the path surrounded by pine forest. Passing the plateau where the Saturday bazaar is held and enters the village. Namche Bazar (3440m) is surrounded on three sides by mountain ranges and opens out only where it faces the Duch koshi River. The village is a central hub of the area and food, sundries and even mountain climbing equipment may be purchased here, overnight at Lodge. (A, B, L, D).

Day 05.Rest day at Namche Bazaar (3440 m) for acclimatization:
Namche is tucked away between two ridges amidst the giant peaks of the Khumbu Region and has an abundance of lodges, tea shops and souvenir shops as well as a magnificent outlook. It is an ideal place to spend a rest day for acclimatization to the high altitude before heading off towards Tyangboche. For the acclimatization, we walk up to Khhumjung village through Everest view Hotel in Syangbuche and you will see the beautiful view of the Himalayas including Mt.Everest. Khhumjung is densely populated by Sherpa community and there is an old monastery as well which we will visit and will return to Namche, Overnight at Lodge. (A, B, L, D).

Day 06.Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tyangboche (3867 m.) - 5 Hours:
After having breakfast at lodge, we start our trekking with the ridge and level mountain path that offers excellent panoramas of Thamserku, Kantega, and Kusum Kangaru, after walking few hours on flat Zigzags; we descend to the river and arrive at Phunki Tenga. Then we climb through Rhododendron forest to the Tengbuche, a beautiful place for the Himalayan views and will visit the age old monastery as well, overnight at lodge. (A, B, L, D).

Day 07.Trek from Tyangboche to Dingboche (4260 m.)- 5 Hours:
After having breakfast at the lodge, we start our trekking with descending through Rhododendron forest to the Imja Khola and cross exciting suspension bridge on the Imja Khola and walk passing by a long Mani stone wall to enter the village of Pangboche. Our route continues through summer pastures to Dingboche, Overnight at Lodge. (A, B, L, D).

Day 08.Rest day at Dingboche (4260 m.) for acclimatization:
Today is the remarkable acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar, There are some breathtaking views of the North face of Ama Dablam and the Lhotse-Nuptse ridge as you explore this beautiful valley that leads up to Chukum and Island Peak. The walk is short with a good chance to relax in the afternoon. You have another option as you can hike up to Chhukum. From where, you can enjoy the panoramic view of Island peak, Ama Dablam, Makalu, Tawoche peak and many others, Overnight at lodge. (A, B, L, D).

Day 09.Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4930 m.)- 5 Hours:
After having breakfast at lodge, we start our trekking for today and the onward Himalayan journey leads us north for up to 50-minutes until we come to a Mani-prayer Stupa then The trail is gentle looking down to Pheriche village below. Today's walk offers views of the Mt. Tawache, Ama Dablam and to the north-Pokalde (5741m) Kongma-tse (5820m) and the great wall of Nuptse. After two hours of walking, the trail from Pheriche joins near Dugla (4595m) before a small wooden bridge over the river of Khumbu glacier. Then continue for an hour up a steep hill to the top, where there are views of Mt. Pumori and other peaks west of Everest. After a short break, continue trekking up to Lobuche, Overnight at Lodge. (A, B, L, D).

Day 10.Trek from Lobuche to Everest Base Camp via Gorakshep (m.) 6-7 Hours:
After having breakfast at lodge, we start our trekking following the rocky moraine path, view icy glacial pond and icebergs down below of Khumbu glacier. After the last rocky moraine dunes, a short downhill walk brings you to Gorakshep, where we will stop for lunch and we leave all our stuff there at lodge as this is the last place where lodges are available for overnights – then we start our Himalayan journey to the Everest Base camp for another 2-3 hours and Reach at EVEREST BASE CAMP- WOW!!! Congratulation!!! Your Dream come true now, after visiting sometime in the Base Camp, we will return to Gorekshep and Overnight at Lodge. (A, B, L, D).

Day 11.Trek from Gorakshep to Kala Patthar (5545m.) and trek to Pheriche (4243m.)- 7 Hours:
Quite Early morning, we climb to Kala Patthar (5545m.) and enjoy the view of sunrise over the Himalayas including Mt. Everest. From Kala Patthar, we can have a panoramic view of Mt. Everest and many other mountain peaks like Mt. Pumori, Mt. Lingtren, Mt. Khumbetse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku and many more, after seeing the sunrise, we trek down to Gorekshep and have lunch and start trekking down to Pheriche, Overnight at lodge. (A, B, L, D).

Day 12- Trek from Pheriche to Namche Bazaar (3441 meters) 6 hours.
After having breakfast at the lodge, we will start our trekking to Namche and an easier descent passing through rhododendron forest. Tengbuche is a small village with a famous monastery offering you the splendid view of Ama Dablam, green hills and river views where we stopped for lunch then we will retrace to Namche, Overnight at Lodge. (A, B, L, D).

Day 13.Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2886 m.)- 6 Hours:
After having breakfast at lodge , we start our trekking and today is the last day of your trekking, the trekking is pleasant, except for few short uphill climbs and then down to the Bhote-Koshi River crossing it few times. The last uphill climb of 45 minutes will bring you to Lukla; the trekking is complete now, overnight at Lodge. (A, B, L, D).
Day 14. Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu- transfer to hotel.
We will take an early morning flight back to Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel, take hot shower and relax - Overnight at hotel. (A, B).

Day 15- Leisure day in Kathmandu.
It's also spare day in case of bad weather in Lukla and we could not fly on scheduled date and time, or we can organize you a day tour in or around Kathmandu, shopping tour etc if you want: or we can remove this extra day from the tour itinerary if you do not want it so, contact us and consult about options available for the day. And we will offer farewell dinner in the evening, overnight at hotel. (A, B)

Day 16.Transfer to international airport for your final flight departure.
You will be transferred to the international airport for your final departure to your loving home. Escape Nepal has taken pleasure in serving you all of these weeks; you counted on us & we didn’t let you down because we know how hard you’ve worked to enjoy this holiday. Meeting you was an immense pleasure & we do hope you will remember us down the years with memories of the time you’ve spent in this amazing country that’s Nepal, A safe BON VOYAGE home…take care!!! B)

Service includes:
1) All the airport transfers.
2) 4 nights’ hotel accommodation in Kathmandu including breakfast as per the above itinerary on twin sharing basis.
3) Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu as per the itinerary on day 02.
4) Your standard meals during the trek (11 days) with hot tea/coffee in breakfast (.
5) All necessary paper works, Sagarmatha national park entry permits, TIMS permit and monument entrance fees.
6) Flight fare (Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu) with domestic airport tax.
7) All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks on twin sharing basis (dormitory style sometimes).
An experienced, helpful and friendly guide and porters (1 porter for each 2 trekkers and a porter will carry from 20-25 KG).
9) Salary, meals, accommodation, transportation and Insurance for the guide and porters.
10) Arrangement of emergency helicopter service which will be paid by your travel insurance company.
11) Sleeping bag, down jackets and duffle bag – if Necessary (retuned after the trek).
12) All government taxes, VAT and service charge.
Service Excludes:
1) Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu). You will require 2 passport size photos and it cost you 40.00USD for the 30 days tourist visa to Nepal.
2) Your Travel insurance (compulsory) that covers emergencies and evacuations.
3) Food (lunch and dinner) while you are in Kathmandu.
4) Your personal expenses/shopping.
5) All the alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks.
6) Sweet things like chocolate bars and bar bills.
7) Hot shower during the Trek.
International airfare.
9) Tips for the guide and staffs.
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