Mount Everest base camp route is the unique and globally significant cultural and natural attributes. It is globally known as the highest peak of the world, holds delightful existence besides the 8848m range of massive icy mountain.
Mount Everest base camp trek route is the unique and globally significant cultural and natural attributes. It is globally known as the highest peak of the world, holds delightful existence besides an 8848m range of massive icy mountain. This high mountain is located between Nepal and Tibet, the route is most and more often accessible via south of the mountain, Everest Base Camp. With an altitude of 5,364 meters, does this base camp actually visited by nonmountaineers as well? The answer is simply yes and we don’t need any climbing equipment and so on. For instance, trekking lovers usually visit this Everest base camp. During Mount Everest base camp route, you can found Yak above the 4000 meters. Now the Yak is domesticated, it is very important in a life of peoples living in the high Himalayas. They carry loads, pull plows, give milk, furnish meat hair and hides.
Trekking in Mount Everest base camp is one of the most fascinating and popular treks of the Himalayas. Thousands of trekkers visit this basecamp each year. Then again, trekking to base camp Everest is not as easy as an apparent but ultimate adventure. With compensation of time and energy, visitors usually fly from Kathmandu to Lukla and begin the trek. The trekking then reaches the gateway of Everest ‘Namche Bazaar’ where a high community of Sherpa’s lives. The village has a Buddhist culture including ancient Thami and Tengboche monasteries. On a long journey passes by Tengboche, Dingboche, and Lobuche, the mountain appears to the surroundings along with chilled climates. After reaching Gorakshep, the most awaited Everest Base Camp is climbed tucked under the sparkling Khumbu Icefalls. It takes about 4hours to the summit and comes back to Gorak Shep for the next day to return.
Mount Everest base camp landscapes and people nevertheless show an overall stability and resiliency that provides important insights and models for mountain people around the world. The Himalayan Smile treks offer Base Camp Everest trek best price and customized trek itinerary according to your interest. Your dream to hike world highest mountain base camp can true with Himalayan Smile Treks.
Various tea houses are available during trekking route for lunch and dinner. However, all types of meals and accommodation are only included in a trip if the payment is a gold class. Likewise, payment with silver class has to pay separately the expenses of meals and accommodation in a tea house. Charging electronic goods are also available with some small amount of charge. Admiringly, lodges with hot water shower are available on purpose.
The climate ranges from temperature to arctic condition depending on elevation and aspects. Although the Everest Base Camp weather and climate has intenseness of coldness, the high altitude remains occasionally dry during summer and rainfall occurs frequently in low altitude areas. The temperature recorded in base camp is -17°C in winter and 18°C in the summer season.
In our reviews, the highly seasonal peak is pre-monsoon (March to May) and post-monsoon (late September to December). During these seasons rain is infrequent and ideal time for the trek, with generally clear days and comfortable temperature. Rhododendron and other flowers are full bloom during the spring (April and May) and decorate the lower hill region. You can also catch a beautiful glimpse of Himalayan peaks at suitable temperatures. Whereas winter (December to February) is obviously an extreme lower temperature in Everest and fewer seem to trek. However, some may even prefer when fewer people on the trail during the off-season.
Apparently yes, and is based on different elevation; the lower belt (below 3800m) consisting of temperate forest and woodlands, the middle zone (3800m – 4200m) of subalpine forest and shrublands, and the upper zone (above 4200m) with tundra vegetation.
Because of varied topography, climate and vegetation, the region support the rich amount of wild animals. The most commonly can observe animals are Himalayan Tahr, musk deer, Himalayan black bear, snow leopard, Hemitragus Jemlachicus (a species of wild goat) and varieties of rodents & reptiles. Some local Sherpas even claimed to have seen Yeti, the abominable snowman.
The recent study states most of the glaciers in the Everest region is melting as the rising temperature of global warming. It is estimated 5500 glaciers in Mt. Everest and many other tallest peaks could reduce their volume by 70% in a hundred years. So hurry, get to the glorious state of Everest before global warming gets there!
After arrival in Kathmandu International airport, meet our officer. He will assist you to transfer your hotel. O/n at hotel in Kathmandu.
After breakfast our experience mountain guide check your trekking gear and suggest you insufficient important trekking gear. He will guide you to the trekking gear shop.
Afternoon Kathmandu Valley sightseeing.
Boudhanath is one of the world biggest temples. It lies 8 km east of Kathmandu. This magnificent stupa stands over three tiered platform raised over the crossed rectangles in order to bring out the yantra form. When you visit this temple you see many Tibetans, monks, monasteries and butter lamps. Many of Tibetans are refugees who came here in 1959 after China declared Tibet as its autonomous region. This is one of the few places in the world where Tibetan culture is accessible, vibrant and unfettered. Apart from Tibetans and Nepalese you also find many foreign Buddhist students. The stupa along with the monasteries are the centre of Buddhism learning, cultural activities, prayers and meditation. This spot was listed in the UNESCO world heritage monument list in 1979.
After Boudhanath Stupa drive to Bhaktapur which is 13 KM away from Kathmandu. Lunch in Bhaktapur Darbar Square. The oldest city of Nepal known as City of devotees retains the charm of 15th century. You can see the 55 window palace and its ancient art and architecture of different temple and surrounding. Visit Durbar square, Golden Gate, Bhaktapur Palace, Peacock Window, Batsala Devi, Vatsala Durga, Taumadhi Tole, Nyatapola Temple. Overnight at Kathmandu in Hotel.
Early morning transfer to Kathmandu airport domestic terminal to catch flight to Lukla (2810m).The flight duration is approximately 45 minutes. Have a tea and coffee in Lukla.. Then your trekking starts from Lukla. The trail contour through the Sherpa village and yak pasture land. Have a lunch in Thado Koshi (2591m) with stunning view of Kum Kangaru(6370m). You will see the painted Mani wall in Ghat (chhuthawa) village. In the late afternoon you arrive to Phakding. O/n at mountain lodge.
Your trekking starts after breakfast at mountain lodge. You cross long suspension bridge over the Dhudh Koshi River which is originated from Khumbu glacier. Today you will enter the Sagarmatha National Park in Monjo village. You have lunch in Jorsale(2740m).The trail goes ahead along the Dudhakoshi river. After half an hour steep walking you will see Mt Everest (8848m). The trail ascends until Namche Bazaar through the alpine forest. O/n at mountain lodge.
Rest day in Namche Bazaar is especially for acclimatization with altitude. During this day you can walk around Namche Bazaar. Here you can get many facilities such as bank, internet, Bakery and shopping. After the breakfast One and half hour steep walking to Syangboche(3880m). From Syangboche you can see Mt. Everest(8848m), Lhotse(8516m), Ama Dablam(6814m), Thamserku (6618m) and more mountains. After lunch in Khumjung village(3780m) hike back to the Namche Bazaar. O/n at mountain lodge.
Today you can see very close up view of Thamserku (6618m), Ama Dablam(6814m). Also you can see Mount Everest (8848) and other world high mountains. On the way you can see Nepal national bird Pheasant and mountain animal called Himalayan Thar. From Kyangjuma the trail goes to all the way down to the Dudha Koshi. After crossing long suspension bridge then the trail ascends through the pine trees. Two and half hour walking you will arrive to Tengboche(3860m). O/n at mountain lodge.
Form Tengboche trail move down towards Deboche(3820m).After Deboche, the trail becomes very pleasant. You will feel very comfortable. Here you have chances to see Musk deer. It is very rare wild animal. After crossing iron bridge on your right side you can see the great view of Ama Dablam(6814m). Then the trail moves gradually up to Pangboche(4410m). After the lunch in Shomare (4110m)you walk around two hour and arrive to Dingboche Village (4410m). O/n at mountain lodge
It is the best place to acclimatization who is attending to climb Island peak or trek to Everest base camp. The Chukhung village has several Yak herders, hunts and few tea houses. From Chukhum great view of the Karyolung, Numbur and Khagtega mountains. 8h walking. O/n at Dingboche in mountain lodge.
Form Dingboche the trail climb up 20m above the village. From here you can see panoramic view of Khumbu Mountains including Mt, Makalu (8463m). Tea break in Dughla(4620m). After Dughla you ascend along with pebbly and sandy trail. After half and hour climb you arrive to Dughla Pass (4830m). In Dughla pass you see monuments on the memory of Everest climbers who has lost their life while climbing Mt. Everest. From here trail goes gradually up to the Lobuche (4910m). Evening sunset view of the Nuptse(7864m). 5h hour walking. O/n at mountain lodge
This morning you might feel chilly because temperature may go down -2 to 3 degree Celsius. In the beginning you walk along the flat trial through yak pasture trail (50 minutes). Then you have to walk in glacier. The trail is rough and icy in some part. And you arrive to Gorak Shep (5140m). At this time the temperature is nearly 10 to 15 degree Celsius. You might feel fatigue. Have lunch and rest in Gorak Shep. After light lunch start to hike to the Everest base camp (5364m). After a while return back to Gorak Shep. Enjoy the view of Khumbu glacier and foot of world highest mountain. 8 hour walking. O/n at mountain lodge.
Early in the morning start climb to the Kalapatthar(5550m). After nearly two and half hour climbing, you will reach on top of the Kalapatthar. There you get little bit strong wind. Kalapatthar is one of the prime points for the massive view of Mount Everest (8848m). Enjoy the view of Mt. Everest and other towering mountains. After breakfast you will back to the Pheruche same route. 10 hour waling. O/n at mountain lodge.
You should pack up early in the morning. Then have a breakfast and hike down to Lukla airstrip. Take a flight to Kathmandu. The rest of your day is free in Kathmandu. In evening you can stroll around Thamel, the major tourist destination of Kathmandu. You can do some last minute shopping of souvenirs for your family and relatives. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu
Transfer to the airport for your onward journey Today is your the last day in Nepal. Our officer will come to meet you at your hotel to escort you to Kathmandu International Airport for final departure.