Everest Base Camp Trekking | 2019 (Group Joining) Itinerary
Day 01 Arrival in KathmanduAirport representatives of Marvel Adventure will greet you at Tribhuwan International Airport. You will be transferred to hotel. Introductory session will be held with our trekking guides and leader will brief about overall trip details. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 02 Kathmandu Sightseeing tour and Pre-trip meetingVarious UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES of Kathmandu like Swyambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath and Bouddhanath will be visited on this city tour day. Witness living goddess Kumari to Buddhists’ sacred pilgrim places and behold holy Hindu shrine. Final check will be done in terms of equipments, permits and TIMS before we get ready for tomorrow’s early morning flight to Lukla. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 03 Fly to Tenzing Hillary Airport at Lukla (2800m) and Trek to Phakding (2610m)35 minutes of Scenic Mountain flight showcases numerous alluring landscape en-routes to Lukla. The journey can be full of anticipation and anxiousness as you will be landing at World’s Most Extreme Rated airport the Tenzing Hillary Airport. We meet our porters and Sherpa in Lukla. After brief stop we start our trekking. The trail encompasses suspension bridge, forests and villages before we reach Phakding. Overnight at Teahouse/Lodge.
Day 04 Trek to Namche (3440m)We cross altogether 5 suspension bridges on this day. We trek past places like Benkar, Manjo and Jorsalle. In Manjo we will enter the Sagarmatha National Park where our permits will be checked. Lunch will be on the way and we follow green lush forests environment, waterfalls and view of Thamserku and Kusum Kangaru mountains. The first view of Mt. Everest can be seen just about half an hour to Namche Bazaar. Overnight at Teahouse/Lodge.
Day 05 Acclimatization Day at NamcheAs part of acclimatization to adjust our body for high altitude walking we hike towards Everest View Hotel after breakfast. If weather is clear the majestic view of Kwangde and Thamserku can be seen from your accommodation place. We will take a sip of coffee in Everest View Hotel and witness panoramic view of mountains. Tabuche, Nuptse, Everest, Lhotse, Amadablam, Thamserku and numerous others can be seen. If time permits we can stroll around Khumjung Village or around various shops, eateries and bars of Namche Bazaar. Overnight at Teahouse/Lodge.
Day 06 Trek to Tengboche (3874m)The trail is roughly flat until Kyangjuma and descends to Phungi Thanga. We traverse uphill through dense green lush forests of rhododendron, pines and fig to reach Tengboche. Iconic Tengboche Monastery with gigantic Mt. Amdablam on backdrop mystifies our trip. Magnificent view of Khumbu Valley on either side is the feature of Tengboche. On a clear day you can view Everest too. Offer your prayers at monastery in evening and get good sleep. Overnight at Teahouse/Lodge.
Day 07 Trek to Dingboche (4400m)We trek past the village of Pangboche and Somare to reach Dingboche. We will start to notice the change in vegetation. Trees will start to disappear and we will see occasional bushes on the way. The sight of Amadablam will always be on our right hand side. Dingboche is relatively large village with few teahouses and lodges. Overnight at Teahouse/Lodge.
Day 08 Acclimatization Day at DingbocheFinal acclimatization rest is done at Dingboche. We will climb to Nagarshan Hill (5100 m) or trek to Chhukung Valley to adjust our body. After hiking we will again come back to our teahouse and rest.
Day 09 Trek to Lobuche (4940m)After breakfast we will start our trek. We will walk in a valley surrounded by hills, Lobuche Peaks and Tabuche Peaks. We will take our lunch in Thukla then climb uphill until we reach Thukla Memorial. Witness various memorials of Everest summiteers that lost their lives during Everest expedition. Legendary mountaineers like Babuchhiri, Pashang Lhamu, Scott Fischer, Rob Hall and others’ memorial can be seen. The sight of Mt. Pumori is ever present during the trip until we reach Lobuche. Overnight at Teahouse/Lodge.
Day 10 Trek to Gorakshep (5180) and Everest Base Camp (5364m)We will climb Lobuche Pass and trek through moraines beside Khumbu Glacier until we reach Gorakshep. Walking on rocky rough terrain might be tiresome but heed instructions of trekking guide and walk meticulously. After brief stop at teahouse in Gorakshep we walk towards Everest Base Camp. Take as many pictures as possible in base camp. We will again return back to Gorakshep for overnight. Overnight at Teahouse/Lodge.
Day 11 Hike to Kalapatthar (5545m) and trek down to Pheriche (4200m)Early morning we will start uphill climbing of Kalapathar. Majestic sun rising from casement of Himalayas and enlightening it with its rays is joy to watch. Whole body view of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Pumori, Amadablam and numerous other mountains will make you feel worthwhile after enduring tiresome walking. After such spectacular phenomena viewing we trek downhill to Pheriche. This is small town opposite to Dingboche at foothill of Tabuche. Overnight at Teahouse/Lodge.
Day 12 Walk back to NamcheEven if the trail is similar from where we ascended don’t overlook mountains and landscape. We would like to suggest you that during trip return time you will enjoy the most. As you descend altitude decreases and you will breath more easily as well as you will have great memories too. The scenery looks absolutely different while returning as well. We trek past Tengboche and reach Namche Bazaar. Overnight at Teahouse/Lodge.
Day 13 Trek down to LuklaIt’s joyous day of trekking. With an amazing memory of time spent in Everest Base Camp and its periphery on our head we will travel towards Lukla jovially. We will enjoy together including porters and support crew members in evening. Enjoy to the fullest with Nepali folk music, beverages and delicacies. Overnight at Teahouse/Lodge.
Day 14 Fly Back to KathmanduWe will formally leave Khumbu region today. 35 minutes of scenic flight will take us back to Kathmandu. You will be transferred to your hotel from airport. In evening team of Marvel Adventure will host a farewell dinner. We will exchange our memories and debrief about services offered. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 15 Drop to Airport for your final departureOur Airport representatives will drop you to International Airport. Marvel Adventure will always remember you as our family and with vow to serve you again we will bid you farewell.