Close Encounter with Everest Trek

(A Famous Trek Through Sherpa Country To Mt. Everest Base Camp.)

close Encounter with Everest

Facts of the Trek

  • Trip Grade : moderate
  • Trip Duration : 14 Days
  • Maximum Altitude : 5550 m.
  • Best Season :
    Spring : Mar & Apr & May
    Autumn : Oct & Nov & Dec

Our 15-day trek offers trekkers the best this area has to offer without taking too long. This trek is truly an incredible experience of this magnificent region and its fascinating people. From Lukla (2,805m/9,200ft) we trek to Namche Bazaar (3,436m/11,270ft) for a day of acclimatization and optional hikes. From Namche we explore the Sherpa villages of Khunde and Khumjung before heading for Thyangboche Monastery. After visiting Chukung Ri we trek to Lobuche (4,940m/16,200ft) for a day hike to Kala Pathar Everest view point (5,550m/18,200ft) for a close encounter with Everest. Surrounded by some of the highest mountains on the Earth you will bask in this incredible mountain scenery before swinging back by way of, little visited, Phortse village to fly out of Lukla.

Moderate to strenuous trekking from 2,805m (9,200ft) to 4,940m (16,200ft) with optional day hikes up to 5550m (18,200ft). Accommodation in comfortable lodges run by Sherpa families. The trek starts with a flight from Kathmandu and includes all meals, services of experienced Sherpa trek guide and porters to carry luggage. Clients carry day-pack only and walk at their own pace

Itinerary In Detail

  • Days 1 Fly Kathmandu to Lukla. Trek to Phakding.
  • Days 2 Trek to Namche Bazaar.
  • Days 3 Acclimatization day with optional hikes around Namche.
  • Days 4 Trek to Thyangboche monastery.
  • Days 5 Trek to Dingboche.
  • Days 6 Acclimatization day with optional hike to Chukung Ri.
  • Days 7 Trek to Lobuche.
  • Days 8 Trek up the Khumbu Glacier to Everest Base Camp.Overnight at Gorakshep.
  • Days 9 Morning trek to Kala Patthar Everest View Point. Afternoon trek to Lobuche or Pheriche.
  • Days 10 Trek to Phortse village.
  • Days 11 Trek to Namche Bazaar.
  • Days 12 Trek to Monjo or Phakding.
  • Days 13 Trek to Lukla.
  • Days 14 Fly Lukla to Kathmandu.
  • Note: We can customize this trek according to your travel needs.

Cost Includes in this program:

  • Airport/Hotel/ Airport pick up & drop by car/Van/Bus.
  • Accommodation with breakfast at 3 star deluxe hotel in Kathmandu as per above Itinerary.
  • Kathmandu City Tours as per above Itinerary ., inclusive of tour guide, car / van
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner , 3 times a Day) with tea & coffee during the trek.
  • Tourist standard Guest house accommodation in the mountain ( twin sharing basis with Common Toilet ) ,
  • One highly experienced, helpful , friendly English Speaking guide, & porters (One porter for 2 Client with maximum 10 kg per Client), their food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipments
  • Domestic Flight & Domestic airport taxes as per above Itinerary.
  • Sagarmatha National Park entry permit and TIMS Fee.
  • Farewell dinner at Last Night in Traditional Nepali Kitchen
  • All Land Transportation as per Itinerary by Car/ Bus /van
  • Rescue Service Arrangement.

Cost Excludes in this program:

  • Lunch and dinner while in Kathmandu
  • Travel insurance for cancellation costs, accident or health emergency, evacuation, loss, theft or damage to baggage and personal effects. We strongly advise you to take personal travel insurance with Rescue Evacuation Cover
  • International air fare to and from Nepal.
  • Nepal entry visa fee - you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at International airport - Kathmandu.
  • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry and telephone calls
  • Trekking equipments
  • Tips for trekking staffs, driver etc.

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