Everest Base Camp Luxury Trekking - 8 days
Everest Base Camp Luxury Trekking is an amazing way to explore the Everest Region . The trek is more luxurious compared to our standard Everest base camp trek. Everest Base Camp trek is the most popular trekking trail in Everest region. The trek to Everest Base Camp offers a unique and exceptional experience in the beautiful Sherpa villages on the midst of the gorgeous Mountains.
The services provided by the lodges in this luxury trek is phenomenal. These lodges in the Everest Region have hot water showers, comfortable bedrooms, state of the art services and modern washrooms.
The Journey To the Base Camp Of the world’s highest mountain, Mount Everest begin with a short flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. The journey from Lukla then passes through several Sherpa villages and the famous Namche Bazaar. The trail also passes through some amazing landscapes and rewards you with stunning views of the Everest Himalayas.
Everest region trek is considered to be one of the most rewarding adventure trip in the Khumbu Himalaya range as it provides views of Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt Lhotse (8516m), Mt. Nuptse (7855m), Mt. Pumori (7161m), Mt. Changaste (7550m), Mt. Lingterin (6679m), Mt. Amadablam (6856m), Mt. Thamserku (6723m) etc.
The Everest Base Camp luxury Trekking allows you to explore the rich and unique culture of the Sherpa People . The Sherpa residents of the village are warm, friendly and vibrant.The stay in the hospitable Sherpa villages and visit to the local Buddhist monasteries is a great way to get an insight on culture and lifestyle of the mountain people.
The Everest Base Camp luxury trekking trail allows you to trek the Everest Base camp conveniently within a short period of time. This is an ideal trek for the one looking to visit Everest Base Camp without having trek back to Lukla after it .
Himalayas on foot makes arrangements of the trekking in the area, whole around the year, but the best time to visit the region is considered to be from the beginning of March to mid-May and from the beginning of September to mid-November.
Everest Base Camp Luxury Trekking Highlights
- Close up views of Mt. Everest
- Trek up to 5545m through spectacular scenery
- Explore the Sherpa culture, tradition and lifestyle.
- Breathtaking views of the Everest region
- Experience the hospitality of the Sherpa people.
- Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Changtse, Ama Dablam and scores of other lesser crests seen from a peaked vantage point
- Visit to market town Namche Bazaar
Day 1: Kathmandu – Lukla (40 min flight) – Phakding
Early in this morning, we will head towards the domestic terminal of Kathmandu airport to board the flight to Lukla (2,800m/9,186ft) – a gateway destination from where our trek starts. The 40 min long flight has amazing views of silver glistening mountain peaks peeking through the clouds to offer. Once we reach Lukla, we will start our trek towards Phakding. It will take us about 3-4hrs to reach Phakding. We will spend the night in Phakding.
Day 2: Phakding-Namche Bazaar
We will begin our journey towards Namche Bazaar through a beautiful pine forest followed by the Dudh Koshi River across numerous suspension bridges. We can catch a wonderful view of the glistening Mt. Thamserku (6618 m). After walking through the settlements of Benkar, Chumoa, and Monjo we will come to the entrance of Sagarmatha National Park. The trail climbs through the forests and bridges until we reach the confluence of the Dudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi rivers. It will take us about 5-6hrs to reach Namche Bazar. We will spend the night in Namche Bazaar.
Day 3: Namche Bazaar: Rest day
The rest day at Namche Bazaar is crucial for acclimatization. It is advisable to stay active instead of being idle for this day. We could hike to Thame, visiting Khunde or explore Namche Bazaar itself. Namche Bazaar is the center of the Khumbu region that houses government offices, ATMs, Internet cafes, shops, restaurants, a bakery and a colorful market on every Friday evening and Saturday. We could also pay a visit to the headquarters of the Sagarmatha National Park, where we can observe an assortment of things related to the first climbers, Sherpa culture and learn about the various botanical and wildlife of the this region. We can also take a trip to Khumjung valley that is surrounded by the snowy peaks of Kongde and Thamserku and the sacred peak Khumbila. We will spend the night in Namche Bazaar.
Day 4: Namche-Tengboche
We start our trek towards the village of Tengboche. The trail offers superb views of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and Thamserku. We might spot some of the wildlife like pheasant, musk deer, or a herd of Himalayan Thar. The trail heads through Kayangjuma towards Sansa and a Pine Forest. We will then come across a small settlement amidst the alpine woods. The journey toward Tengboche is through another Pine forest. Tengboche is a great place for close up views of Ama-Dablam, Nuptse, and Everest and it houses the biggest Buddhist Monastery of the Khumbu region. We will spend the night in a lodge in Tengboche.
Day 5: Tengboche-Dingboche
On this day we will trek for about 6-7 hours to Dingboche from Tengboche. The trail passes through several Chortens and Mani walls and small villages. We will also catch a glimpse of Ama-Dablam. The walk becomes fairly moderate as we reach the Imja Valley. The valley ahead will begin to open up as we approach the confluence of the Lobuche River. A steep climb across the river will bring us to Dingboche, We will spend the night in Dingboche.
Day 6: Dingboche: Rest Day
We spend our second day of acclimatization at Dingboche. Mt Ama Dablam, Mt Lhotse and numerous other peaks are visible from Dingboche. We can also see three of the world’s six highest peaks, Mt Lhotse, Mt Makalu and Mt Cho Yu. To the west, loom the towering peaks of Cholatse and Taboche. As we look northwest, we see an array of peaks, the Lobuche West and Lobuche East is the most dominating ones as they rise at the head of the Khumbu Khola valley. We will spend the night at Dingboche.
Day 7: Dingboche-Duglha-Labuche
We will move towards Duglha through the Khumbu Khola valley. As we come to a yak herder’s place called Dusa, the valley begins to narrow. We continue through Phulung Karpo and come across a majestic view of Mt. Pumori. As the trail descends after crossing a small wooden bridge over a roaring stream, we ascend to Dugla. We can see Nuptse, Cholatse, Thamserku, and several other magnificent peaks from here. Beyond Duglha we trek up the steep terminal moraine of the Khumbu Glacier. As the trail drops to the Khumbu Glacier moraine, Khumbutse, Lingtren, Pumori and Mahalangur Himal will be towering right above us. We will spend the night in Labuche.
Day 8: Lubuche-Gorak shep- Base Camp-Kathmandu
Our journey towards Gorak Shep goes through the lateral moraine of the Khumbu Glacier. View of Everest along with Mt. Pumori, Mahalangur, Lingtern, Khumbutse, and Nuptse, will come into sight as we get closer to Gorak Shep. A slightly ascending scent trail will take us to Thangma Riju, which is surrounded by snowy peaks. Climbing steeply up to the top through the torrent of Changri glacier, we will catch our first glimpse of Kala Patthar- a grey-green knoll beneath the Mt. Pumori. As soon as we reach Gorak Shep.
The trail to Everest base camp passes along the lateral moraine of the Khumbu Glacier and a stone memorial built for those climbers who lost their lives in their attempt to make it to the summit. From the Base Camp, we will all aboard the helicopter and fly back to Kathmandu. Once we reach Kathmandu, you will be transferred to your hotels. You can explore the city the way you want. We will spend the night in Kathmandu.
Trip Cost Includes
- flight to Lukla /airport transfer
. Helicopter ride from Everest Base camp to Kathmandu on the last day once you complete your mission
- All accommodations in local homes during the treks no extra charge for single travelers
- All cost for a guide (First Aid and Eco trained English Speaking)
. Sherpa to carry your bags 1 sherpa for 2 trekkers
- farewell dinner
- Necessary paper works and permits.
- Monastery fees
- Travel & Rescue arrangements
- Exclusive Medical Kit Bag
- All government and local taxes if necessary
Trip Cost Does Not Includes
- Visa fees/ International airfare to & from home city/
- Excess baggage charges
- accomodations / Lunch & evening meals in Kathmandu.
- drinks in the mountain such as ,beer ,juice,m water ,tea coffee etc
- Travel and rescue insurance
- Personal expenses e.g. phone calls, laundry, bar bills & extra porters
- Tips for the guide and sherpa
- Optional trips and sightseeing if extend
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