The main trekking route in the Everest region is the trek to Everest Base Camp. The Everest Base Camp Trek is the most famous trekking route on the planet and offers a unique opportunity to see some of the most beautiful scenery in the world. Furthermore, the Everest Base Camp trek connects trekkers with other adventurous and cultural sites such as the Gokyo Lake trek, Ama Dablam Base Camp trek, Makalu Base Camp trek, Island peak climbing, Khumbu Glacier trek, Imja Glacier, Ngozumpa glacier, Nangpai Gosum Glacier, Sagarmatha National Park, Tengboche monastery trek, and many more.
After the successful attempt of Tenzing-Hillary over Mt. Everest, the Everest Base Camp trek has been in high demand from mountaineers and hikers from all over the world. Hikers are fascinated by the impressive peaks, Buddhist monasteries, Buddhist mantras and festivals, wall paintings, thanka paintings, stone paintings, tea house accommodation, flora and fauna, hospitable Sherpa people, and village settlements they see as they trek through Everest. After the harrowing flight, you will land at Lukla Airport from Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu, where you can hike towards Namche Bazaar, a well-known Sherpa village, and proceed to Tengboche Monastery while the mesmerizing peak of Ama Dablam towers over you.
The term "Roof of the World", which is a metaphor for the highlands in central Asia, stands symbolically for Mount Everest (8848.86m), the highest peak in the world. Its most common name, “Sagarmatha” in Nepali, means “the mother goddess of the earth”. Connecting oneself with Everest Base Camp trek is famous for the distinctive scenery of the Solukhumbu region, including Mount Lhotse and Mount. Makalu, Mt. Cho-Oyu and other nearby popular mountains such as Ama Dablam, Thamserku, and Nuptse, which is the home of the Sherpas, the world's fearless mountain climbers. The Mountain Everest Base Camp Trek will lead the trekkers to the route by which Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay.
We can change the days for trekkers leaving for Everest Base Camp trek based on their preferences and concerns. If you have unlimited or limited time, go for Gokyo Lake Trek, Gokyo Lake Chola Pass, Everest View Trekking (12 Days), the Mani Rimdu Festival trek, Island peak climbing trek, and the Ama Dablam Base Camp trek can be acceptable alternatives for your vacation.
Welcome from Mountain Guide Trek staffs upon your arrival in Nepal. After check-in, if time allows, you will visit the MGT office to meet your trekking leader as well as other participants for final preparation of the trip. (Overnight at deluxe hotel on BB basis)
We travel to the airport early in the morning for the trip to Lukla. It is a once-in-a-lifetime adventure to fly into Lukla. Further you will trek to Phakding for views of Kusum Kangaru and a green landscape. (Stay the night at a tea house with full board)
Ascending through woods of Himalayan pine and Deodar cedar, we will follow the Dudh Kosi to the renowned village of Namche Bazaar. Namche is a historic commercial settlement of Tibetan and Nepalese merchants. Namche Bazar is often called a gate way to Everestand a great spot to shop for traditional goods. (Overnight stay with full board at tea house).
The level and straightforward trail leads to a vista of Mount Everest before descending into the Dudh Kosi Valley at Pungki Thanka. From there, it climbs the right slope of the Dudh Kosi valley to Tengboche Monastery (3860m). On a clear day, you can have a clear views of Mt. Everest and its neighboring peaks of the Khumbu region's spiritual center. (Stay the night at a tea house with full board)
The trek on day fifth is the most interesting because you won't lose altitude like on other days and you'll get to see views of Mount Amadablam, Mount Lhotse, and other peaks. The route continues through pastures to Dingboche, known as the "Summer Valley,". (Stay the night at a tea house with full board)
To reach Dughla, hikers must pass the Trekkers Aid Post at Pheriche (4240 m), which is staffed by western volunteers and supported by the Himalayan Rescue Association and provides medical care and advice to hikers. After leaving the mountain valley, you will make your way down to Lobuche's yak pastures (4910m). (Overnight stay with full board at tea house).
Look down at the Khumbu Glacier after a brief ascent through a valley. The best vantage point to see Mount Everest's full south face as well as the nearby peaks is Kalapattar, which is just ahead. We will arrive in Gorekshep after a few hours and continue on to Everest Base Camp from there. The route is worthwhile despite the numerous challenges and exhausting altitude.
The day begins with a climb up to Kalapattar, which is 5545 meters above sea level and offers the greatest views of Mount Everest and the breathtaking Himalayan range. Trek back to Gorekshep thereafter to enjoy a nice breakfast before descending to Pheriche (4210m). (Stay the night at a tea house with full board)
On this day walk to lower elevations is less strenuous than the previous ascent . We take the same path back to the terminal moraines at Dughla, passing past the lovely Sherpa settlements of Pheriche, Orsho, and Shomare as we follow the broad Khumbu Khola valley. If not, we go the standard route to Pangboche. Following our original route f to the Debuche monastery. We arrived in Tengboche in the end. (Stay the night at a tea house with full board)
We will make our way down the hillside covered in juniper and rhododendron trees. In spring, the environment is ablaze with pink and red rhododendron flowers. The trail then descends quickly through pine forests as it follows the Dudh Koshi gorge at Kyangjuma (3570 m). After lunch, the trail leads to Namche Bazaar. (Stay the night at a tea house with full board)
After a lengthy walk on day 11, we will have a long trek back to Lukla. Crossing a bridge and continuing on to Monju and Phakding, we will make our way back through a Sherpa village and amazing mountain vistas. At Lukla, the guide reconfirms your flight ticket and you enjoy the final celebratory dinner with your crew for an unforgettable journey. (Stay the night at a tea house with full board)
After our arduous mountain climb, if the weather holds out, we will fly early the next morning back to Kathmandu. If you don't have any important things to do that day, we will send a private car, van, or bus to pick you up at the hotel so you can relax and take it easy. (BB base, overnight stay at a luxury hotel)
The trip's final day in Nepal is on day 13. So this day is your last chance to say farewell to the mountains! You can go shopping or go sightseeing if you have more time. Mountain Guide Treks will send a representative to pick you up at the airport around three hours prior to the flight's planned departure time.
Useful Information: -Please take aware that the flight from Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu frequently has weather-related delays of a few hours or even cancellations lasting one, two, or more days. Nevertheless, we advise you to be ready for cancellations and delays. If it is possible and requested by our clients, we can also arrange a helicopter rescue in such circumstances.
The Khumbu area is home to thousands of Sherpas whose primary source of income is tourism. You may learn about and discover the Sherpa people's ancient culture, customs, rituals, and way of life by taking this fabled trip to Everest Base Camp. Sherpas have a tradition of performing traditional songs and dancing to them because they enjoy both singing and dancing.
The Sherpa people celebrate the harvest festival in July at their homes and travel to the nearby monastery to worship and take part in religious activities. The biggest and most significant event in the Khumbu region is the Mani Rimdu Festival. For this monumental occasion, Sherpa participants from far-off communities travel to the Tengboche monastery. You may watch the wonderful ritual when masked dancers are dancing and telling stories about religious subjects while trekking during the festival season (late October to November).
When trekking in Nepal, food is a necessity since it gives you energy for a long day of hiking. The Nepalese dish "Dal Bhat" is an easy-to-digest substitute for heavy meals, which are strictly forbidden for hikers. The national food of Nepal is called Dal Bhat, and it includes rice, curries, lentils, chicken soup, pickles, salads, ghee, and other ingredients. It is abundant in minerals, vitamins, proteins, and carbohydrates, all of which are necessary for trekking. You will get the chance to sample the regional cuisines of the many ethnic groups while on the walk. There are many bakeries in Namche Bazaar that are well-known for their chocolate cakes, coffee, and Tibetan tea. Although the food may be pricey at this altitude, it is still worthwhile to eat there because it is delicious.
The entire journey's primary draw is Everest Base Camp. The nearest location to see Mount Everest up close without using climbing equipment is the Everest Base Camp, which is located at a height of 5,300 meters. Trekkers get a sense of inner serenity and success after exerting themselves for days in order to reach the Everest Base Camp and explore this enchanted land of snow and rocks. The Khumbu Glacier Icefall, huge valley, and peak-to-peak snow cover the whole Everest Base Camp region, which is also adorned with colourful prayer flags. Most Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tours choose it as their preferred landing area.
Tengboche village's monastery is located on a hill at the confluence of the Dudh Kosi and Imja rivers. The Khumbu district's Tengboche monastery, founded by Lama Gulu in 1916, is the largest monastery in the region. The Tibetan Rongbuk Monastery has had a significant impact on this monastery. You can enjoy breathtaking views of peaks, including from the Tengboche Monastery, yours, Tawache, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and Thamserku from the Tengboche Monastery.
Trekkers and mountain locations to learn about the monastery's history and pray for the success of their ascent of Mount Everest. Numerous monks reside at this monastery and participate in daily Buddhist ceremonies every morning. The Tengboche monastery is also well-known for its Sherpa festivities. In addition, the Tengboche monastery is also known for the Mani Rimdu Event, a Sherpa festival conducted just once a year.
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