13-DAYS EVEREST BASE CAMP TREK
Introduction

The Everest Base Camp Trek takes one to the foothills of the mightiest of the mountains in the world. Enroute, traverse through rhododendron and pine forests, rivers, Sherpa villages and Buddhist Monasteries from temperate to snow line regions. The Himalayas are best seen on this trek as one traces the main route through the Khumbu region from the Sherpa town of Namche Bazaar. Trekkers get a close view of the world's greatest mountains, Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Thamserku, Tawache and others.
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STARTING/ENDING: KATHMANDU-LUKLA/LUKLA-KATHMANDU
GRADE: MODERATE-DIFFICULT
PHYSICAL RATING:
CULTURE: SHERPA, TAMANG, RAI
HIGHEST ACCESS POINT: KALAPATHAR (5500M)
HIMALAYAN SIGHTSEEING: EVEREST, AMADABLAM, LHOTSE, ETC
DETAILS LOOK:
DAY 01: KATHMANDU – LUKLA - 2700M - PHAKDING 2600, 4 HRS
Early morning transfer to the airport to fly to Lukla (2880m) This 35 minute flight provides a magnificent entry to the trek. It highlights the snowline of the Himalayan Range in the north and the rugged landing at the Lukla airport which is said to be one of the most spectacular flights in the world. Upon arrival, meet the Sherpa team and while the team reassembles the equipment for the distribution to the Porters and Jhopke (a cross between and cow and a Yak used to carry loads), there will be a short lunch break. During this break, the guests are welcome to explore this bustling town on top of a hill with rows of houses, hotels and shops lining both sides of cobbled street.

After lunch, the trek starts by following the trail leading to the northwest direction through the narrow street, which immediately descends from the end of the village on a trail through the open hillside. The trail is well defined and there are many shops and lodges catering to the trekkers. The trek this day is a very easy one and ultimately descends to the river at Phakding (2652m). Flight- 35 min. Trek- 3 hours.
Dinner and Overnight at Phakding.

13-DAYS EVEREST BASE CAMP TREK Introduction The Everest Base Camp Trek takes one to the foothills of the mightiest of the mountains in the world. Enroute, traverse through rhododendron and pine forests, rivers, Sherpa villages and Buddhist Monasteries from temperate to snow line regions. The Himalayas are best seen on this trek as one traces the main route through the Khumbu region from the Sherpa town of Namche Bazaar. Trekkers get a close view of the world's greatest mountains, Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Thamserku, Tawache and others. QUICK LOOK: STARTING/ENDING: KATHMANDU-LUKLA/LUKLA-KATHMANDU GRADE: MODERATE-DIFFICULT PHYSICAL RATING: CULTURE: SHERPA, TAMANG, RAI HIGHEST ACCESS POINT: KALAPATHAR (5500M) HIMALAYAN SIGHTSEEING: EVEREST, AMADABLAM, LHOTSE, ETC DETAILS LOOK: DAY 01: KATHMANDU – LUKLA - 2700M - PHAKDING 2600, 4 HRS Early morning transfer to the airport to fly to Lukla (2880m) This 35 minute flight provides a magnificent entry to the trek. It highlights the snowline of the Himalayan Range in the north and the rugged landing at the Lukla airport which is said to be one of the most spectacular flights in the world. Upon arrival, meet the Sherpa team and while the team reassembles the equipment for the distribution to the Porters and Jhopke (a cross between and cow and a Yak used to carry loads), there will be a short lunch break. During this break, the guests are welcome to explore this bustling town on top of a hill with rows of houses, hotels and shops lining both sides of cobbled street. After lunch, the trek starts by following the trail leading to the northwest direction through the narrow street, which immediately descends from the end of the village on a trail through the open hillside. The trail is well defined and there are many shops and lodges catering to the trekkers. The trek this day is a very easy one and ultimately descends to the river at Phakding (2652m). Flight- 35 min. Trek- 3 hours. Dinner and Overnight at Phakding.
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