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    Overview:Sagamartha (Everest) Base Camp trek takes us into one of the most spectacular regions

    of Nepal where the Sherpa culture thrives amongst the highest peaks in the world. The

    Sagamartha massif as seen from Thyangboche and Kala Pattar is a sight you will never

    forget, and the hospitality of these tough mountain people will remain with you for a

    long time. This is the traditional trek to view Sagamartha, following the historic trail and

    travelling in true expedition style; it will appeal to those who wish to retrace the steps of

    history to the base of the highest mountain in the world.

    When it comes to spectacular breathtaking mountain panoramas, the Everest base

    camp and Kala Pattar Trek is without equal, if you like to walk, this is one of the most

    inspiring places in the world to do it. After exploring the temples, shrines, bazaars and

    restaurants of Kathmandu we take an exciting mountain flight to Lukla, the gateway toEverest region. The walk to Everest Base Camp from Lukla takes you through lush valleys

    with abundant flora and fauna, past friendly Sherpa villages and Buddhist monasteries,

    and far above the tree line towards the earth's highest mountains. AmaDablam, Lhotse,

    Nuptse and Mt. Everest tower above you on this demanding but very rewarding trek.

    While passing Buddhist monasteries views of Everest get closer every day. Acclimatizing

    is very important therefore we will have rest days in the villages of Namche and

    Dingboche that will allow us to explore the region and acclimatize. This stunning trek

    visits both, base camp and Kala Patar (5555m), a viewpoint recognised as the best

    vantage point to see Mount Everest which is a premier goal for many adventurous

    walkers in the Himalaya. After trekking to Kalapattar we return at our leisurely pace

    back to Namche and Lukla for our return flight to Kathmandu.

    Everest Base Camp Trek

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    Day 01:Upon arrival in Kathmandu:you will be met by our representative and transferred toyour hotel in a private vehicle and briefed about your trekking program and theequipments you will require during the trekking period and other important aspects

    related to trekking and introduction with your trekking guide and in the evening dinner

    in a typical Nepali Restaurant with traditional cultural dance show.

    Day 02:30min flight to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2610m):Today we fly on a small plane to theHimalayan foothills from where we begin our trek into the Everest region. From the flight

    you will see amazing Nepal Mountains and hills and on reaching Lukla we start trekking

    to Phakding it will take around 3 hours and today's trails will be very easy passing

    through big Sherpa villages.

    Day 03:Trek to NamcheBazaar(3440m)Today we continue trekking along the banks of the DudhKosi River, crossing this majestic

    river many times on exciting suspension bridges laden with prayer flags. After entering

    Sagarmatha National Park, the trail climbs steeply with breathtaking views to Namche

    Bazaar, the gateway to the Everest region. Today we trek for around 5-6 hours.

    Day 04:

    Rest day at Namche Bazaar: Today is a rest and acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar.Namche Bazaar is a colorful village with many wonderful and interesting shops and

    vendors, fabulous food, and stunning views of the surrounding mountains. An early hike

    above town, before the clouds move in, reward climbers with a spectacular Himalayan

    sunrise and views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse (the 4th highest peak in the world), and the

    beautiful AmaDablam. On the way down, we can visit the Sherpa Museum that houses

    an exhibit on traditional Sherpa lifestyle and a fabulous photography display by a local

    Nepalese naturalist. One room highlights the Sherpa traditions and in another, Sherpa

    high altitude climbers are presented.

    Day 05:

    Trek to Tengboche (3860m):Today our trekking continues along the rushing glacialwaters of the DudhKosiriver along with magnificent views of the mountains. We spend

    the night next to the Tengboche monastery, the spiritual center of the Khumbu region.

    Inside the monastery are incredible ornate wall hangings, a 20-foot sculpture of

    Buddha, and the musical instruments and robes of the Lamas. If lucky, our group will see

    the Lama perform a ceremony and hear the mystical chanting and music. We trek for

    around 5-6 hours today.

    Itinerary - Everest Base Camp Trek - 13 Days

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    Day 06:Trek to PhericheToday as we trek from Tengboche the trail drops to Dengbuche,crosses another exciting suspension bridge on the ImjaKhola, and climbs to Pangboche

    among thousands of Mani stones. Our uphill trek continues, taking us to the quainttraditional Sherpa village of Pheriche with its exquisite views of Lhotse, Island Peak, and

    AmaDablam. Today we trek for around 5-6 hours.

    Day 07:Pheriche to Lobuche .Today we have take a light hike up the valley for a wider varietyof photos of the valley and mountains of the Khumbu region today we trek for around 4

    Hours

    Day 08:Trek from Lobuche to GorakShep (5160m): Today after breakfast we start ascendingup and the trail requires climbing up many stone steps and after around 3 hours you will

    reach GorakShep where you will spend today's night. You will have hot lunch here andcheck into a hotel room and after a short rest we will proceed to Everest base camp it

    will take around 2 hours to get there and on the way you can see many memorial

    stupas built in memory of people who died while trying to climb MT.Everest and you will

    enjoy seeing big glacier on reaching base camp and you can enjoy touching the snow

    mountain and taking few photos and after spending a while here we walk back to

    Gorakshep and overnight stay.

    Day 09:Hiking to Kalapatthar (5545m) and trek back to Dingboche:Today is the climax of ourtrip. We start early at dawn to make a side trip to Kala Patthar to catch the dramatic

    views from Kala Patthar which is an hour's walk to witness the first light of day shining onMt. Everest if the weather is good.As we reach the top, we sit on the Kala Patthar rocks

    and our eyes take in the unbelievable Himalayan Panorama, wandering from one

    mighty massif to another. We take as many pictures as we possibly can with our

    camera so they can last a lifetime. On returning to GorakShep, we have breakfast and

    then trek to Dingboche and overnight stay.

    Day 10:Dingboche Namche Bazaar Further return-descent to Namche Bazaar once againtraversing the beautiful, prismatic forests of blue pine and rhododendron.

    Day 11:Namche Bazaar Lukla An easy walk down to Lulka for the final nights stay in theKhumbu region participants can explore Lukla, a rapidly changing portion of the

    Himalayas.

    Day 12:Lukla Kathmandu,Take a return flight from Lukla to Kathmandu where participants cankick up their feet and relax at a hotel; taking time to reflect on the journey behind them.

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    Free day for personal activities and in the evening join up for dinner in a typical Nepali

    restaurant enjoying cultural show.

    Day 13:

    Transfer to airport in a private vehicle for final departure to your destination.

    Price: 1360$ per person

    What is included in the price?

    1. Stay hotel in Kathmandu with Bed & Breakfast.2. Everest Conservation Permit fee3.

    Equipment: Trekking tents, Dining tent, Kitchen Tent, Toilet Tent, Table and chairs,Mattresses during the trekking & Peak climbing

    4. Food for trekking & Peak climbing (Breakfast, lunch, dinner)5. Staff: 1 Guide, 1 Cook, 1 Kitchen & necessary porters6. Local transportation AirportHotelAirport7. Air Ticket to KTM-LUK-KTM8. Trekking crews of insurance9. Trekking allowance, food allowance for trekking crews10.Our service charge

    What is not included in the price?

    Personal equipment for Trekking Personal Insurance for travel to Nepal Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu Emergency Rescue evacuation Trekking Sleeping bag Personal expenses Tipping (Tips) Bar bills, Mineral water

    Activities: Tour & Trekking.

    Start/End: Kathmandu

    Destination: Everest Base Camp Trek

    Trip Duration:13 Days.Max. Altitude: 5555 meters

    Group Size:Min. 2 / Max.12 + Above

    Best Season:Mid February to May and October to mid-December.

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    Grade: ^^^^ (Strenuous)

    Trekking Type: Lodge & Camping trek.

    Local Culture: Community of Khumbu valley Sherpa, Tamang.

    Himalayan views: Mt. Everest (8848m.) Mt. AmaDablam (6812m.) Mt Kangtega Mt

    Nuptse (7855m.) Peak 38 (7590m.) Mt. Cho oyu (8,201m) (6779m.) Mt. Thamserku

    (6608m.)Mt. Cholatse (6440m.)Mt KusumKhanguri (6,367m.) Mt Taboche (6,501m.) Islandpeak (6,160m.)Machhermo Peak (6,237m.)Mt. KhumbuTse (6,639m.)

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