Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the most popular high altitude trek exceeding 5000m. The trail leads through Sherpa villages, Gompas, Monasteries, Rhododendron forests, Tibetan prayer flags, prayer wells, Rocky trail through terrain that can be flat, downhill, uphill and at points with lots of stairs. Everest Base Camp (5,364m) lies in the heart of the Khumbu region and one of the most sought trekking route in the country. Base camp to the highest mountain in the world - Mt. Everest (8,848m), the trail is filled with natural sceneries of such proportion that is second to none. Throughout this godly adventure, trekkers will be endowed with the view of four of the world’s ten highest mountains - Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516m), Mt. Makalu (8,463m) and Mt. Everest, which in itself is the testament to this magnificence. There are several other mountains like Mt. Amadablam (6,812m), Mt. Nuptse (7.855m) and many others that welcome the trekkers with their magnificence. However, this trek is not only about mountains, they are just a beautiful backdrop to the very beautiful journey. Other attractions include the high altitude, rocky plains, alpine forests, suspension bridges and glaciers that make this journey more than worthwhile. This 2 weeks journey to the western Himalayas begin from our flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (2,828m). Thereon it’s all by foot. Through Namche Bazar (3,440m), we go all the way to Tengboche (3,860m) and Dingboche (4,410m). We will also reach the famous KalaPathar (5,550m) - the best place to watch the panoramic view of Everest
the mighty Everest. From KalaPathar we move to the base camp itself. This trek is not an easy one. As we climb as high as 5,550m acclimatization is a key factor for success. Similarly, physical fitness is one thing the trekkers must not underestimate. This is a perfect trek for nature lovers and trekkers alike. Our expert guides here at Happyland Treks will provide you with the necessary information and techniques to complete this journey to the mystic Western Himalayas.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to hotel and over night in Kathmandu. Preparation for trekking
Day 02: Kathmandu to Lukla (2840m) by flight 40 minute, breakfast in Lukla after breakfast trek to Phakding (2610m)
Day 03: Trek Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m)
Day 04: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar: rest, chilling, exploration and enjoying the view.
Day 05: Trek Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3868m)
Day 06: Trek Tengboche to Dingboche (4410m)
Day 07: Acclimatization day at Dingboche.
Day 08: Trek Dingboche to Lobuche (4910m)
Day 09: Trek Lobuche to Gorakshep (5180m) to Everest Base Camp (5364.m) and over night in Gorakshep.
Day 10: Early morning hike up to Kalapathar (5550m) to see sunrise view and mountain range include Mt Everest. and back to Gorakshep breakfast and trek to Pheriche (4240m)
Day 11: Trek Pheriche to Tengboche (3868m)
Day 12: Trek Tengboche to Namche Bazaar (3440m)
Day 13: Trek Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2840m)
Day 14: Morning flight back to Kathmandu (1336m) from Lukla.
Day 15: Departure to international airport or if you have few days extra in Kathmandu you can chill, do shopping and sightseeing, etc.
Sun hat / warm fleece hat / Sunglasses / Head torch / headband
Few pair of T-shirt / Cotton t-shirt / Light thermal / leggings
Fleece jacket / down jacket
Light weight walking pant / Hiking Shorts / Under garments
Inner Socks / Thick warm wool hiking socks / Comfortable Hiking boots / Sandals
Fleece Gloves / waterproof wind fleece gloves
Sleeping bag liner / Pancho rain cover / Trekking poles / Headlamps and spare batteries / camera batteries with chargers / watch with light alarm / Water bottle or Camel bag / money belt / Dry Packs
Toiletries and Personal Hygiene:
Shampoo / conditioner
Tooth brush and paste / Face and body moisturizer
Nail clippers file / Clothes washing shop
Toilet paper you can by more on a trek / hand sanitizer / Sunscreen / body high UV Protection.
See yours doctor for complete travel medical include High altitude medicine Diamox.
We trek per day between 4 to 8 hours it’s depending on the walk, we can always tailor the date to you and your needs. While trekking with Happyland Treks we recommends you to drink 3 to 5 liters water per day. Water is known to help when combating mountain altitude sickness. During the trek almost every village you will have access to boiled purified drinking water, bottle of water and hot water for the drink which is cost started from 100 – 500 rupee per liters depends where you are. For the shower cold shower is free but we are not recommends cold shower during the trek because it cold up there, so it’s better to have hot shower which is possible by Gas Geysers or Hot Bucked and prices started from 200 – 500 rupee per head. For the camera/mobile battery we always recommends you bring some extra batteries if possible, you can have Mobile/Camera Battery charge almost every tea house the places where you staying in the night and it cost 200 – 500 per battery charge.
When trekking you will go through terrain that can be flat, downhill uphill and at points with lots of stairs.
We are always there to help and support you and your journey. Learning about local culture and their Sherpa people. Visiting Gomba, monastery, prayer flag and prayer wells. Reaching to Everest Base Camp 5364m. And Kalapathar 5550m. During the trip we will sleep at a maximum altitude of 5180m. (Gorakshep) which is two hours and thirty minutes before from the Everest Base Camp. Small domestic flight to Lukla-Tenjin Hilari Airport, (Khumbu District) Mt Everest 8848m. Highest point on the earth.
Mt. Everest knows as three different name as: Nepali: Sagarmatha. English: Everest. Chinese: Chomolungma.
We are in the tea house trekking
Tea house trek basically means small hotel with cozy room established along the trekking route that provide room and food. Most of this established family owned and home cooked meals are serve as well as different type of food European and western food it bit of different but it’s good.
Mountain Sickness and prevention
Mountain Sickness and prevation Mountain Altitude Sickness can affect anyone above 3000 meters. Altitude Sickness affects people regardless of sex. Age and fitness. If you are showing signs of mountain altitude sickness your safety is our first priority and we will facilitate you getting down as fast as possible. We suggest prior to trekking to ensure you are in good health and have consulted with your GP. It is recommended prior to departing walking training is done so you have the most enjoyable time whilst trekking. Please don’t hesitate ask more.
ACUTE MOUNTAIN SICKNESS!
Many people suffer from mild symptoms of AMS (ACCUTE MOUNTAIN SICKNESS) A light headache, loss of appetite and disturbed sleep may occur when suffering from AMS. If you experience any of these symptoms do not continue ascend. Instead, stay where you are or go down to acclimatize. Hace – High Altitude Cerebral Edema (swelling of the brain) Hape – High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (fluids in the lungs)
Persistent severe headache, difficulty breathing, confused thinking, loss of appetite, rapid breathing or breathlessness at rest, vomiting, coughing up pink, brown or white sputum, sound of liquid in the lungs, blueness of face and lips, severe lethargy (not wanting to do anything), persistent bubbling cough, or persistent increased heart rate (110 per minute)
Prevention:- Drink plenty of water (not alcoholic beverage) and eat fruit - especially when crossing high pass.
Accommodation in Kathmandu
(Accommodation in Kathmandu not include in this prices because accommodation in Kathmandu always different prices according to the tourist season and it’s depends where would you like to stay. But we are always happy to help you if you need any help for book the accommodation or any information according to your choice.)
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The trekking was a great experience thanks to our guide who knew perfectly the region and the people. We had a very challenging weather (snow, rain huge) but it was more exciting. Our guide taking care of us all the time. very very big thanks to Happyland Treks.
As perfect of a trek as i could have imagined! The guide (Bhoj) was fantastic and knew the answer to any possible question I came with. would definitely recommend this tour company to anyone interested in exploring every aspect of Nepal!