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Duration: 16 days
Location: Nepal
Price: £1239 : Extreme Tour
Duration: 16 days
Location: Nepal
Price: £ 1239

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Many people travel to Asia every year. Such countries as Japan, China, Nepal are considered to be the most visited in the world even though they are not the cheapest countries to visit. Trekking in Nepal is a paradise for those who love mountains. It combines Himalayan views, golden temples, charming villages and jungle wildlife watching to offer one of the world's great travel destinations. Trekking in Nepal has also greatly influenced local tourism. Many people choose to travel to Asia for their vacation in order to embrace on life-changing adventure- conquer the Himalayas. There is no escaping the fact that there are many other things that make tourism in Nepal prosper but this country is mostly famous for its glorious mountains. There is a big variety of flights and packages offered to Kathmandu Nepal but we would like to invite you on the most exciting adventure- hike the Everest. Any touristic places in Kathmandu can't compare to this life-changing experience. Grab your backpack and embrace on the trekking holiday in Nepal with our greatest guides. An Everest base camp trek is the adventure of a lifetime, a journey for those whose dreams soar higher than even the clouds. Miles from cars, conveniences, and daily luxuries, you'll saturate your spirit in natural beauty and stretch your personal endurance beyond what you thought possible. The path begins in ancient Kathmandu, where you'll acclimate and explore the city at your leisure while anticipating your ascent. Your trek to Everest Base Camp at 5,364m (over 3.5 miles!) to the base of the world's tallest mountain will bring you over suspension bridges spanning chasms of thin air, through hidden Buddhist monasteries, and into the heart of the warm, rugged Sherpa culture. As you travel alongside thrill-seekers and photographers from all over the globe, you'll spy Cho Oyu, Lhotse, and Makalu - three of Earth's 10 tallest peaks! You'll rest easy at night in cozy, traditional teahouses knowing that our experienced, knowledgeable guides and porters are there to ensure the safest, most enjoyable, most fascinating experience possible. You'll support local economies, discover hidden strengths in yourself, and make both friends and memories that will last a lifetime. What are you waiting for?

Start:
Kathmandu
Finish:
Kathmandu
Country:
Nepal

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Hotel 6 nights Sherpa Guest House 3 nights Yeti Lodge 1 night Buddha Lodge 1 night Pumori Tea House 1 night Revandol Tea House 1 night

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Day 1


Altitude: 1,350m/4,428ft 


Welcome to Kathmandu, the capital and cultural hub of Nepal! We’ll be waiting with a warm greeting and easy transfer to your hotel. Plan on an evening briefing on last-minute specifics about your trek and an early lights-out: you have a big day ahead. Evening at Hotel Pilgrims.


Day 2


Altitude: 1,350m/4,428ft 


Take a day trip out into uncharted territory as we head to Nepal’s first bungee site on the Bhote Kosi River, 3 hours outside of Kathmandu. Get a chance to experience an adrenaline rush as you leap of the 160m platform and soar over the river on the Canyon Swing. Overnight in Kathmandu.


Day 3


Altitude: 1,350m/4,428ft 


Spend the day exploring the cultural and historic sites of Kathmandu. Start your day off with a visit to the infamous monkeys of the Swayambhu Nath Stupa, revel in the majesty of the Boudhanath Stupa, and head to the heart of the city in Kathmandu’s Durbar Square. In the evening, you’ll have a chance to do any last-minute shopping and preparation for the big trek tomorrow! Overnight in Kathmandu.


Day 4


Altitude: 2,800m/9184ft (Lukla) & 2,652m/8,698ft (Phakding)
Walking Distance: 8km (3-4 hours) Flight time: 35 min


After a short morning flight to Lukla, you’ll be introduced to your guide and porter. Kick off your trek with an easy walk through Chaurikharka village and descent towards Dudhkoshi Ghat (2,530m/8,300ft). The trail follows the bank of the Dudhkoshi River until Phakding (2,652m/8,700ft), where we will be staying for the night to acclimatize. Enjoy your free time in Phakding, a popular stopping point. Evening at See You Lodge.


Days 5+6


Altitude: 3,440m/11,283ft
Walking Distance: 10-12km (5-6 hours) 


We’ll have breakfast in Phakding before gearing up for the trek to Namche Bazaar, the biggest sherpa village in Nepal. Our trail takes us first over the Dudhkoshi River via a long suspension bridge, and then through a beautiful pine forest to Monjo, about two hours away. Soon thereafter, we will approach the entrance to Sagarmatha National Park for a brief permit check and then descend to Dudh Kosi River (spotting Mani stones along the way!) en route to Jorsale. Lunch will be served here, and then it’s uphill to Namche. Our path along the riverbank is flanked by two crossings, one of which is the Hillary Suspension Bridge. It’s a tough climb up the hill to our resting place, but you’ll be rewarded in Namche Bazaar with your first glimpse of Everest. Evening at Sherpa Guest House.


At this point, we take a well-deserved break! Today will be spent resting and allowing our bodies to become acclimatized to the lofty altitude. There’s an optional 2-hour hike to Everest View Point, an uphill walk that will help speed acclimatization. Otherwise, spend the day exploring Namche Bazaar. Check out the Sherpa museum for an overview of the Sherpa culture and history of mountaineering. On Saturdays, the Hatt Bazaar is open for trading and an intimate look at the locals’ marketplace. It is part of the larger Namche Bazaar, a shopping hub filled with all manner of trekking and mountaineering clothing and equipment. Evening at Sherpa Guest House.


Days 7+8


Altitude: 3,440m/11,283ft 


Breakfast in Namche Bazaar fuels us for another day of trekking towards Everest Base Camp today! Breathtaking views of the Himalayas – Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, and Kwangde – are some of the highlights not be missed. A short drop takes us to the riverside, then it’s across the river upwards through the forest pass. Brace your legs for a continual uphill trek at this point, alternating between a gradual grade and some seriously steep ground! Our destination, Tengboche, is known as one of the most beautiful places in the Everest region. Its views, which include Ama Dablam, are legendary. We’ll stop in on the Tengboche monastery, which is one of the largest in Khumbu. Nourish your spirit with a guided tour of the monastery grounds, followed by chanting and prayer with the resident Buddhist monks.
Evening at Revandol Tea House


Altitude: 3,870m/12,684ft 
Walking Distance: 10km (6 hours) 


Our trek today kicks off with a walk through the rhododendron forest to Deboche followed by a bridge over the raging Imja Khola River. We’ll pass the valley wall and then traverse the plains to Pangboche village, the biggest settlement of Sherpas in the region. Enjoy a great opportunity to observe a typical Sherpa village and have lunch with the locals! The intrepid can brave a brief hike to the Pangboche monastery, one of the oldest in the area. Our afternoon trek will be a difficult one, as the landscape gives way to dry, deserted mountains and we hike towards Dingboche. Evening at Hotel Good Luck.


Days 9+10


Altitude: 4,400m/14,435ft 
Walking Distance: 11km (6 hours) 


This is your chance to rest up before the last leg of our adventure! Savor a full day of exploring Dingboche and the surrounding valleys of Chhukung and Imja, the latter of which links with Island Peak, the high passes of Amphu Laptsa, and Makalu Barun National Park. Taking an optional trek to the valleys will pay off in rewarding views, but taking it easy is the most important thing today. You’ll need your rest for the penultimate day of ascent tomorrow. Evening at Hotel Good Luck.


Altitude: 4,900m/16,076ft 


From here on forth, the trek will move more gradually be more challenging, due to the higher altitude. We’ll pass Dungla, but not before a tough, steep walk to the top of a high hill. Here are the memorial stupas dedicated to the climbers and trekkers who lost their lives to Everest over the years. The next part of our adventure brings over craggy mountain terrain to Lobuche, a small settlement with amazing views of Mt. Lobuche, Mt. Pumori and the Nuptse. Prepare to snuggle up for a cold night, as we are now almost three miles above sea level and the evenings can be downright chilly! Evening at Hotel Good Luck.


Day 11


Altitude: 5180m/16,994ft (Gorekshep) & 5364m/17598 (EBC)
Walking Distance: 15km (6-8 hours)


This is it! Our big day kicks off with an initial, relatively easy trek from Lobuche to Gorekshep. The subsequent, straight trail to Everest Base Camp is harder, involving rocky dunes and moraine, formed an accumulation of unconsolidated glacial debris. On the way to our destination, we’ll approach the famed Khumbu Glacier and icefall, located on the slopes of Everest. At the Base Camp, our goal, you’ll have the chance (during the spring climbing season) to meet climbers attempting to scale the mountain’s summit. Break out your cameras for unbelievable views of breathtaking beauty. As the afternoon sun starts to wane, we’ll head back to Gorekshep for some much-needed rest and relaxation after a grueling and busy day. Evening at Yeti Lodge.


Day 12


Altitude: 5,545m/18,192ft (Kalapathar) & 4,320m/14,173ft (Pheriche) 
Walking Distance: 12-13km (5-6 hours) 


We’ll wake before dawn today to trek towards Kalapathar (which means “black rock”) for a fiery, glorious sunrise over Mt. Everest. The day’s first light will illuminate your spectacular view of Nuptse Nup, Changtse, and Lhotse.This may be, of the whole journey, your most opportune moment to snap amazing pictures of Everest and its neighboring peaks. Afterwards, it’s back to Gorekshep for breakfast and down in the direction of Pheriche, our nighttime stop. Our pace will be a lot brisker as we descend, and the walking is easier going this way. Evening at Himalayan or Pumori Tea House.


Day 13


Altitude: 3,440m/11,284ft 
Walking Distance: 13-15km (7-8 hours) 


The walk from Pheriche back to Tengboche is mainly downhill, although it does, counterintuitively, require an hour scaling a hill. We’ll be in Namche by late afternoon and off to bed before our last day on the mountain. Evening at Sherpa Guest House. 


Day 14


Altitude: 2,800m/9,184ft 
Walking Distance: 16km (6-7 hours) 


After breakfast, we trek toward the Hillary Suspension Bridge and then pass through several local villages. Our arrival in Lukla brings an evening in our last Tea House and, traditionally, a party with your trekking crew: you made it! Thanks to great teamwork and perseverance, you’ve accomplished a physical feat of which others only dream. This is your last night on the mountain, which can be bittersweet. Evening at Buddha Lodge.


Day 15+16


Altitude: 1350m/4428ft 
Flight time: 35 min


In the morning, you’ll hop a brief flight from Lukla to Kathmandu, where your journey both began and ends. You’ll transfer to your hotel upon landing for some much-needed solo rest and reflection after your trek conquering the Himalayas. We’ll reunite in the evening for a farewell dinner at one of the best Nepalese restaurants in town, where we’ll be eager to hear your feedback on the trip. Evening at Hotel Pilgrims!


Altitude: 1,350m/4,428ft


It’s your last day in Nepal! Grab some breakfast, and then take in some last-minute shopping in Kathmandu. We’ll make sure you arrive at Kathmandu International Airport with plenty time before your flight home. We’ll say our goodbyes and bid you farewell, armed with warm memories and gorgeous photos to show your loved ones.


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Mt. Everest (8,848 metres) locates at the border between China and Nepal. It is the holy climbing destination for mountaineers in the world. In 1921, George Mallory and Guy Bullock launched mankind's first attempt to comquer this highest peak in the world, But only after more than 10 failed attempts by different teams, till May 29, 1953, the New Zealander Edmund Hillary and the Sherpa guide Tenzing Norgay finally made it to reach put Mount Everest under the feet of mankind. Then Mount Everest had become the private trekking or mountaineering destination for for adventure lovers for decades because of harsh environment and terrible transportation. But now, regular tourists can also realize their Everest dreams because a well-paved road has been built to reach the Everest Base Camp. Besides, supporting facilities, such as electricity, restaurants, hotels, etc, also have been matched in the EBC region.


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