Everest Base Camp luxury lodge trek is the excellent trek that takes you to one of Nepal’s comfortable and secure lodges, exquisite cuisine and the community of Sherpa’s where the trekkers are warmly welcomed. This is the trek to the Base camp of World’s famous and highest mountain “Mt. Everest”. The Trekking path between luxurious lodges of Everest region takes you via beautiful Nepalese villages with impressive views of the Khumbu and the Everest region.
The hotels provide the highest level of service that is general and a long way better than anything else to be had in the place with landscaped gardens, secure lounges, and bedrooms as well as hot showers and western lavatories. The main attraction of the luxurious lodge trek in Everest is the opportunities to stay in the greatest nearby luxury accommodations and revel in the typical Himalayan lifestyle. So, those Everest lodges are the world’s most luxury inns, providing panoramic views of a number of the best mountains in the World including Mt. Everest and other snow-capped peaks.
The 16 -day Everest Base Camp Trek in luxury Lodge begins with the sightseeing tour of the historic and cultural monuments in Kathmandu valley. The very next day, tour starts with an inspiring Himalayan flight to Tensing Hillary Airport at Lukla which is likewise marked in the National Geographic. We will then reach to Namche Bazaar visiting the Sherpa villages and proceeding to Thyangboche Monastery, Pangboche which has the oldest monastery in the Khumbu valley and Thame.
Tengboche is one of the high-quality places to capture the top-notch splendor of Mt. Everest, Amadablam, and their neighboring peaks. The trip will be enjoyable in a luxurious way with an astonishing scenario. Everest Base Camp luxury lodge trek takes you to the awesome series close to Khumbu place such as Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt. Makalu (8463m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8153m), Mt. Lhotse (8501m) and Mt. Lhotse Shar (8393m). At each Everest lodge, we will be awaited by the luxury and warm welcome with relaxing and pleasant evenings. You will enjoy each and every moment of this trip, the delicious foods, and the perfectly comfortable stay.
This Everest Base Camp luxury lodge trek is for those wishing to experience the Everest region’s spectacular landscape without going to altitude extremes and also for the first time trekker wanting to maintain home comforts. Besides trekking, you will be taking a glimpse into the life of world famous climbers, the Sherpa and inspect around a world heritage site of Sagarmatha National Park. We can view the colorful prayer flags, Mani walls, and monasteries along with splendid views of the Khumbu and Everest region.
Duration: 16 Days Arrival to Departure
Max. Altitude: Kalapathar (5545m/18192ft)
Trek Grade: Strenuous
Best Travel Time: February to May, September – November are the best seasons. Dec & January are Winter and cold can be snow on the trail, June, July & August are rainy time, trekking can be done but visibility can be poor due to rain and Lukla flight may get canceled.
Trip Snippets: 16 days, 4 night’s 5-star hotel, 11 nights Luxury Lodges and best available lodge , Breakfast in the city 3 meals a day ( breakfast, lunch and dinner during the trek).
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
Transportation: Car/Van in Kathmandu, Flight Kathmandu-Lula-Kathmandu
Activity: City tour, Trekking
Day 01: - Arrival at Kathmandu
We will meet you at Tribhuwan International airport in Kathmandu and transfer you to the Hotel via private coach. After you have some rest and freshen up, come for a visit to our office. We will have a short briefing about the trekking and check for your equipment required. If you arrive at night, this would be done on next day morning.
Day 02: - Sightseeing tour of Kathmandu valley
After breakfast, we will leave for the cultural tour of Kathmandu valley. Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour includes visiting the Patan the city of fine art, Swoyambbu Nath (Monkey Temple), Pashupatinath Temple and Boudhanath Stupa. Returning to the hotel, enjoy the local streets with the leisurely walk and get involved in the local lifestyle. Prepare for the trek to be started following day.
Day 03: - Flight from KTM flight to Lukla 35 minute flight, Distance 136.17km, and trekking to Phakding (2652m/8701ft) : walking distance 2-3 hours, 200 meters descent and 50 meters ascent - 8km
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.
Day 04: - Phakding trekking to Namche Bazzar (3440m/11286ft) : walking distance 5-6 hours, 300 meters ascent and 300 meters descent - 11.3 km
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.
Day 05: - Acclimatization day in Namche
Set in a natural amphitheater looking across to the jagged ridge of Kongdi Ri(6187m), Namche Bazaar is one of the most attractive settlements in the Khumbu region. We will have a full day rest so that we won’t face any problem ahead. Today we make a short acclimatization trek up to Khumjung, a delightful Sherpa village above Namche. You have full day leisure for wonderful panoramic view or stroll around the market You can also enjoy the splendid views of Everest, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Nuptse, Lhotse, Tawche, and Kwangde and so on.
Day 06: - Namche Bazzar trek to Tengboche (3867m/12687ft) :walking distance 4-5 hours, 350 meters descent and 750 meters ascent- 10.4 km
We start our trek with a pleasant walk through the forest with a 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.
Day 07: - Tengboche trekking to Dingboche (4360m/14304ft) : walking distance 5 hours, 70 meters descent and 580 meters ascent - 12 km
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.
Day 08: - Rest day in Dingboche for the acclimatization (4360m/14304ft)
It is very important to spend an additional night here to aid in the acclimatization process. It can be along a short hike 400 m climb to the Nangkartshang Gompa on the ridge north of Dingboche. Good view of Makalu (8463 m) from here. You can go for a day walk like a trek to Chhukung (4,730m) is worthwhile which takes approx. 4/5 hours from Dingboche but it might ruin your rest. To the north of Dingboche, there are spectacular views of Lhotse’s huge South Face.
Day 09: - Dingboche Trekking to Lobuche (4940m/16207ft) : walking distance 4-5 hours, 700 meters ascent - 9 km
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.
Day 10: - Lobuche to Gorakshep (5170 m16962ft), trekking to Everest Base camp (5364m/17598ft) back to Gorak shep (5170m/16962ft) : walking distance 7-8 hours, 450 meters ascent and 200 meters descent - 11.4 km
The first section of the trail from Lobuche follows the narrow gap between the glacial moraine and the mountain walls, past turn off to the Italian pyramid. Take time to detour to the edge of moraine to look over the Khumbu glacier. Along with a windy and rocky path with the wonderful view of Mt. Pumori, Nuptse, and other magnificent peaks, we reach Gorakshep. Gorakshep is the location of the original Everest Base Camp with the new camp being further up the valley.
After lunch, 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.
Day 11: - Gorak Shep trekking Kala Patthar (5545m/18192ft) and back to Pheriche (4280m/14042ft) : walking distance 6-7 hours 200 meters ascent and 1090 meters descent - 13.5 km
Mornings are usually sparkling and clear and this is the best time to climb the Kalapathar ( about 2 km one way) for one of the world’s definitive mountain views. We will be rewarded the 360-degree dramatic panoramic views of Mt Everest and surrounding mountains like Mt. Pumori, Mt. Lingtren, Mt. Khumbetse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku along with many other peaks.
You will have an easy walk for about 2hrs to reach Lobuche and continue downhill to Pheriche. Continue down moraine to Dughla and drop to the bridge over the gushing stream that flows out of the glacier. Stay overnight at lodge.
Day 12: - Pheriche Trekking to Namche Bazaar via Pangboche and Tengboche (3867m/12687ft) : walking distance 7-8 hours, 1250 meters descent 400 meters ascent and - 22 km
We will trek down through the hillside blanketed by rhododendron and juniper trees. It Takes approximately four hours to Tyangboche. It is a small village with a famous monastery offering you splendid views of Mt. Amadablam, lush green hills and river views.
After crossing the suspension bridge over the Dudh Koshi River trek onwards to the Kyanjuma the junction of the trinity ways to Gokyo Valley, Khumjung village, and Namche Bazaar. Dense wildlife of some species of Pheasants, Himalayan Griffons, Musk deer and wild goat can be found abundance inside the rhododendron forest. Evening explores the small surrounding area with magnificent scenery.
Day 13: - Namche Bazaar trekking back to Lukla (2850m/9350ft) : walking distance 7 hours, 950 meters descent and 250 meters ascent- 19.3 km
The descent from Namche to the Dudh Koshi can be the hardest stage of the entire trek. Although the path is all downhill, the unrelenting slope places massive impact on the knees. Once you cross the high suspension bridge, the path runs mostly level. We will work through rhododendron and pine forests with the view of distance snow covered peak before arriving Phakding. Enjoying the lush green scenery around and passing through the incredible mountain scenery and local Sherpa village arrival in Lukla. You’ll have time to stroll around the local areas.
Day 14: - Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu
Saying a final goodbye to our porters, we will have a flight back to Kathmandu of an exciting one hour. (It also can be a spare day in case of bad weather in Lukla which makes the Lukla flight delayed and canceled. Overnight stay at a hotel.
Day 15: - Free day in Kathmandu
Today you will have a free day in Kathmandu valley. Have some rest in your hotel. You can also take a leisurely stroll over the streets and buy some souvenirs and remembrance from Nepal. At evening we will have a typical Nepali dinner accompanied with cultural shows.
Day 16: - Final Departure
Today is free or last minute you have few hour special shopping for your relatives. We will drop you to the International airport to catch your flight back to your home and wish for your Safe journey.
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Above the Himalaya Trekking have made every effort to keep our price as competitive as possible, by still providing an excelling service to our customer. We pay our porters and guide the legal wages agreed with the porters union, our trekking staffs are some of the best paid in Nepal which allow us to attract only the best guides and porters and we have the same amount of Insurance for guide and porter which is more than Government fixed amount. All our price are net and there is no hidden cost everything is clear on cost includes and excludes this is the main reason all our customer are happy with our service. For up to date cost for the trip please contact us.
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