Everest Base Camp 7 days trek is the most iconic Trek that takes the foot of the greatest mountain in the world, Mount Everest (8848m). It is the classic trek attracting increasingly tourists every year. Everest Base Camp is a 16 days package but for those who have limited time frame are unable to do it due to the lack of time. So to those who have less time and want to enjoy the Base Camp trek, we introduce the package called “Everest Base Camp trek 7 days “.
Everest Base Camp 7 days Trek offers you with a great adventure bringing an unforgettable experience of the overwhelming vistas of the Everest Himalayan chain of Khumbu region, which consists of five of the world’s highest mountains: Mt. Everest (8,848m), Mt, Makalu (8,463m), Mt, Cho Oyo (8153m), Mt. Lhotse (8,501m) and Mt. Lhotse Shar (8,393m). Aside from the beauty of the Himalayas, this area includes natural wonders heritage site indexed by UNESCO. Rich in pine forests of rhododendron (Nepalese national flower) and an endangered species of birds and animals this trek is truly unique and memorable. Similarly, during the trek, you will experience wonderful hospitality of Sherpa’s and their traditional lifestyle which will surely amaze you.
The trek starts with an exciting flight from Kathmandu, to Tensing Hillary airport at Lukla. After, we trek to Phakding and to Namche Bazar where we will be greeted by many local Sherpa’s with their unique culture. We then head towards Thyangboche Monastery. The monastery on a top ridge with a fantastic 360-degree landscape, definitely a captivating one and the panoramic view of Everest. After, we will move toward Imja Khola and the village of Pangboche and Pheriche. Similarly, during this Trek, we will be capturing all the places in the vicinity, from Dudh Koshi to the whole Khumbu valley. The amazing lifestyle, delicious food and the culture in there will make your trek remarkable.
Far from the crowded city, this Trek will let you experience the most wonderful time of your life. The nature itself with lots of flora and fauna, glaciers, mountains view, friendly people with a distinct culture and ethnicity, monasteries, etc are the key factor of this trek. Above the Himalaya brings you the Everest Base Camp 7 days trek with unlimited fun, enjoyable memories and a remarkable trip. With the professional guides and porters, we ensure you the best trip of your life.
Duration: 07 Days
Trek Grade: Strenous
Max. Altitude: Kalapathar (5545m.)
Best Travel Time: February to Mid June, September – Mid December are the best seasons. Dec & January are Winter and cold can be snow on the trail, July & August are rainy time, trekking can be done but visibility can be poor due to rain.
Transportation: Private Car/Van/ Plane
Total Distance: 75 Km. (Round Trip)
Departure Dates: We are able to offer this trek on any dates during the months Feb, March, April, May, June, Sept, Oct, November and December for a group of 1 to 12 people.
Equipment rental: We advise you to bring all of your clothing and gear from home, however in Kathmandu there are many shops to buy and rent trek related equipment
Your trek Backpack/duffle bag: Your baggage on the trek will be carried by our porters, the maximum weight per trekkers is 15 kg including your sleeping bag and down jacket, Other items not required on trek can be stored in our office or your hotel in Kathmandu.
Early morning we fly from Kathmandu to Lukla via mountain flight of about 40 minutes scenic flight. With clear weather, we get spectacular views of the mountains, including Everest as we enter the deep gorge of the Dudh Kosi valley. You begin your trek from Lukla, along the way you will have a view of Mt Nupla (5885m), Kusum Kanguru (6367m) and Kwongde Range. We then take an easy walk for about two hours to Phakding village for the overnight stop and rest of the time stroll around the village for local knowledge.
The trail follows the Dudh Koshi valley north, meandering through the pines, crossing it twice by small suspension bridges before reaching the village of Monjo the entrance gate of the Sagarmatha National Park. Beginning with a slight climb to Jhorsalle, the trail passes waterfalls and other culturally and naturally occurring items of interest. You will be rewarded with your first glimpse of Kusum Kanguru (6369m) Thamserku (6608m), Everest (8848m) and Nuptse (7879 m). A steep climb up to the beautiful village of Namche Bazaar (3440m) will afford you further spectacular views and a comfortable place to spend the second night of the trek.
We start our trek with a pleasant walk through the forest with the magnificent view of mountains. We follow a spectacular path that traverses around the hillside high above the Dudh Kosi River. After walking for one hour you will arrive at Phungithanga. The trail climbs past some water-powered prayer wheels and begins a sustained climb through a forest of tall, mature rhododendrons. Look out for musk deer and Himalayan tahr among the trees. The start of the Tengboche (3870m), the village is scattered across a wide, grassy saddle below a crescent-shaped ridge covered by scrub pines and firs. From the viewpoint at the top of the hill, there are awe-inspiring views of distinctive peaks like Amadablam (6856m), standing proud of the massif containing Everest (8848m), Nuptse (7861m), Lhotse (8501m) and inspiring views of Himalayan giants. We visit the Buddhist Monastery at Tengboche, the largest in the Khumbu region.
In the morning views of mountain and monasteries are spectacular in Tengboche. From Tengboche, we head north and soon cross the Dudh Kosi river by way of a small suspension bridge which spans a deep chasm in the river valley. Follow the trail as far as Orsho and take the lower path along the west bank of the Imja Khola, through the forest of birches conifers and rhododendrons. As we follow the river northward the trails pass through several chortens and mani walls and small villages. Today’s walk offers views of the Mt.Tawache, Ama Dablam and to the north-Pokalde (5741m), Kongma-Tse (5820m) and the great wall of Nuptse. Dingboche is also the gateway to Chukung and farther beyond for the most challenging traverses towards Makalu area. We enjoy the beautiful array of fields enclosed by stone walls to protect the barley, buckwheat, and potatoes. Overnight stay in Dingboche.
The trail follows a downward path to Pheriche village. It joins the trail below Thungla beautiful views of Cholatse across the valley. After another steep ascends the trail climbs up and over the terminal moraine of Khumbu glacier. Today’s walk offers views of the Mt.Tawache, Ama Dablam and to the north-Pokalde (5741m), Kongma-Tse (5820m) and the great wall of Nuptse. The path follows a pleasant, grassy valley. Stark and rugged beauty create almost moonscape campsite at Lobuche a windswept collection of huts tucked in a narrow meadow between the glacier and the Lobuche peak. Tawoche and Nuptse are particularly spectacularly from Lobuche towering. Stay overnight at lodge.
After breakfast, our adventure continues towards Everest Base Camp Distance 3.5 km one way. The trail passes through over rocky dunes and moraine and streams. The Base Camp area provides an opportunity to experience the freezing and harsh conditions that mountaineers brave to summit this famous mountain. In Everest Base Camp the climbers gather for summiting Everest during the high expedition season. We explore base camp and its surroundings glacier and return back to Gorakshep and helicopter ride over the Himalayas you will see mount Everest and other Himalayan range from very close and late afternoon you will reach beautiful town Lukla
Saying a final goodbye to our porters, we will have a flight back to Kathmandu of an exciting one hour, we will drop off to your hotel.
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