There are many reasons to love Nepal. People, Places, Ancient arts, Wildlives, Rivers, Waterfalls, Mountains, Hills are the main reasons. Among these; the top of the world – Mount Everest is one of the most interesting geographical reason to visit Nepal from different countries.
Being a top of the world Mount Everest in itself a indestructible attraction. So, if you are thinking a trek to Everest Base Camp then we are here to make it easier for you. Everest Base Camp trek is open in all season, therefore, you can make a plan as your suitable seasons and dates. There are many more beautiful and attractive mountains including Everest are the silent features on Everest Base Camp trek. Not only the world’s highest mountain (8850m),and Himalayas but there Sherpa villages, monasteries and the daily activities of locals are also a super interesting matters for you.
Different scenarios from every other places, view of Mt. Everest from day 3rd to Everest Base Camp are the highlights of this trek.
HappyHari staff will be waiting for you at the airport with our company’s logo printed on the t-shirt and holding a sign with your name. Once you meet the leader you will be warmly welcomed and transferred to your accommodation in Kathmandu which will require approx. half an hour’s drive. After check-in at the hotel and refreshing you will be briefed regarding your tour programme.
We take an early morning flight to Lukla.This scenic flight only takes 40 minutes. Lukla itself is a beautiful mountain village. We will have a break for tea or coffee. And you can buy bottled water or trekking gear if you still need anything. After our short break we will trek about 4 hours to Phakding. We will have lunch somewhere along the way.
After breakfast we start our journey to Namche Bazaar – the Sherpa capital and base for any Everest Expedition. We will have to pass six suspension bridges crossing the beautiful Dudhkoshi River. There are plenty of nice small tea shops along the way where we can stop for some drinks and lunch We will stay two nights in a local teahouse.
Today we stay in Namche Bazaar for getting acclimatized. There is an optional hike to a beautiful viewpoint where we can see Mount Everest for the first time. Or visit the Sherpa museum which will give you an insight to Sherpa life.
This peaceful trek will take us to the well known and beautiful Tengboche monastery. We will arrive after approx. 6 hours and stay overnight in a teahouse. You will get the chance to visit the monastery. If you are lucky you can chat with the monks and the Lama
We will again leave early for this 6 hour hike. Dingboche will be our resting place for 2 nights. Dingboche is probably one of the highest villages in Nepal. In this elevation people still do farming. They grow potato, wheat and some vegetables.
Today we will stay in Dingboche as this will allow you to acclimatize. There is a choice of optional hikes today. One could be the crossing of Imja Khola river and climbing steep up to the bottom of Ama Dablam, one of the most remarkable peaks in this area. Another option is a hike to Pokalde Peak from where you can absorb a magnificient view of the mountains.
We are getting closer to Mt Everest every day now. On our 6 hour walk we will cross the Thukla pass where we will get dramatic mountain views. At the top of the ridge an array of stones with prayer flags remind us of the many tragically failed Everest Expeditions such as the one lead by Scott Fisher. We will stay overnight in a lodge / teahouse in Lobuche.
Today we will finally reach the famous Everest Basecamp. 7 hours steady uphill will bring us to the place where all mountaineers get climatized for their Mt Everest expeditionst. After seeing basecamp we will descend back to Gorakshep where we will spend our highest night on this trek at 5,194 m.
Kala Pathar / Trek to Pheriche (maximum elevation 5.550 m) This will be the real highlight of your tour! We wake up early and will climb to Kala Pathar to enjoy a beautiful sunrise view behind Mt Everest. After this we will go back to Gorakshep to have breakfast before descending to Pheriche which lies at an elevation of 4.240 m.
Today we trek back to Namche Bazar. If you like you can do some souvenir shopping here for your family and friends at home.
After a good night sleep we slowly trek back to Phakding.
This is our final trekking day. We will stay overnight in Lukla.
We are going back to Kathmandu today. Use the rest of the day for some final shopping or simply relax.
You’ll be transferred to the Airport according to your flight schedule.