Ultimate Dream of life Time
Everest Base Camp & Kalapathar Trek (16 days)
The Ultimate dream of life time combines a variety of activities within in 16 days time inside Nepal. The trip includes a sightseeing tour to the major sites and interest inside the Kathmandu Valley, a 13-day Everest Base Camp trek on the Everest trekking region. Those who join this trek will start their journey from Kathmandu to Lukla by flight at 2840m., and one of the most spectacular views of your life.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, pick up from the airport and transfer to hotel, rest and refresh for couple of hour and complete the official formalities.
Day 02: Guided tour around Kathmandu valley. This day sightseeing tour will take you to visit all the major historical, cultural monuments and sites of Kathmandu valley. After sightseeing In the evening necessary preparation for the trek.
Day 03: Fly to Lukla at 2840m. And trek to Phakding at 2610m. The trail is gentle descends first up to Thado Koshi then gradual climb up to the first camp site via Dudh koshi river bank.
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar at 3440m. Namche Bazar is main commercial town of Khumbu region as well as gate way to Mt. Everest. Before head to further your journey you will have chance to experience about real Sherpa culture.
Day 05: Acclimatize in Namche Bazar, morning visit Everest view point form there you will have first glimpse of Mt. Everest and stunning views of other mountains - Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Khantenga, Thamserku and more…
Day 06: Trek to Tengboche at 3860m. after breakfast at Namche Bazar your trek start via gentle ridge walk of the town and descent to the Dhudh Koshi River at Phunkithanka, after crossing the bridge from there the trail goes climb up to the Tengboche. The Monastery of there is the main attraction during the Mani Rimdu festival in November most of the locals and travelers gather for the celebration. Besides the place offers you panoramic views second glimpse of Mt. Everest.
Day 07: Trek to Dingboche at 4410m., Just descending from the Tengboche Monastery the trail follow through Rhododendron forest with sloppy steps to Deboche. Further ahead from there you will be crossing Imja Khola Bridge and trail goes gradual climb up to next Sherpa village Pangboche at 3930m. This village has Oldest Monastery of the Khumbu region may you can have short drinking break before the lunch break of the day at Somare and late afternoon you will be at Dingboche Village for the over night camp.
Day 08: Trek to Lobuche at 4910m., after a day rest your journey will continue towards the Lobuche via grand barrier with many splendid views of the peaks. Now you are almost close to khumbu glacier just crossing the river near by Dugla the trail goes again climb up from there to top of the ridge and the trail drops again to moraine of the Khumbu glacier and continue to the Lobuche.
Day 09: Trek to Gorakhshep at 5140m., about 3 hours gradual walk from the Lobuche camp site you will be at your final destination of Mt. Everest, if day sunny and without clouds may you can visit Everest Base Camp at 5364m. After the lunch or climb up to Kalapatthar hill at 5545m. For the wonderful views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Pumo Ri, Nuptse and Lintren.
Day 10: Morning explore around the Khumbu Glacier or climb up to Kalapatthar for the last best view of your dream about Mt. Everest, have a breakfast and trek back same route to Lobuche camp site again.
Day 11: Trek back Lobuche to Tengboche via same route, coming back from high to the lower part you will have very relax feeling and also you will be enjoying with the dramatic glimpse of several peaks as well as local cultural activities.
Day 12: Trek back Tengboche to Namche Bazaar, you will have another day to visit this main town of Khumbu region. May you can mail to your friends or family and buy some lovely souvenirs from Everest.
Day 13: Trek back Namche Bazaar to Phakding, from there you will be descending down directly to the Dhudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi River confluence first then easy walk up to the over night place.
Day 14: After breakfast from Phakding Village trek back to Lukla, have a lunch and rest at tea house lodge or afternoon free for personal activities.
Day 15: In the morning fly Lukla to Kathmandu trek trip end. Pick up from the domestic airport and transfer to the hotel. Afternoon free for your personal activities.
Day 16: International departure or go for onward program.
The above package includes the following services:
- Airport transfers - pick up and drop
- Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu
- TIMS (Trekkers Information Management System) Pass
- Entry permits to Sagarmatha National Park
- All supporting staffs (trekking guide and porters), as well as their necessary insurance, meals and allowances
- 3 meals per day and overnight accommodation in Tea house/lodge along the trail
- Domestic airfare (Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu)
- Full day guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley
The above package does not include:
- Travel/medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost
- Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, bottle drinks, donation, tips etc...