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Everest Base Camp Trekking is one of the most popular trekking destinations among the trekkers who would opt for an incredible trekking experience while enjoying its natural splendor. Trek to Everest Base Camp is one the most renowned trekking trail in the world. Four of the world’s six tallest peaks namely Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu and Mt. Cho Oyu are situated in this beautiful region. Everest Base Camp Trek is popular amongst the trekkers since the first trekking endeavor in the year 1953, that was when Sir. Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa first triumphed over the highest peak of Mount Everest. The Everest Base Camp Trekking trail is luring the increasing number of expeditors who are seeking to enjoy the unique blend of both adventure and cultural / natural sightseeing.
The trail also encounters you with courageous and hospitable locals. The amiable traditions and unique cultures of Sherpa people who are always eager to welcome you with their arms wide open. Sherpa’s are yet another interesting part of the Everest Base Camp Trek. Trekking through the Everest region takes you to the world of Himalayan beauty where you get to witness the beautiful Himalayas, wonderful Sherpa culture and exquisite traditions of the people living in the Himalayas. The trek further enhances your adventure while sightseeing in Sagarmatha National Park which is a habitat for different varieties of floras and faunas. The region is also embellished with ancient Buddhist monasteries, beautiful glaciers, rivers and most of all the breathtaking beauty of the Himalayan range.
Highlights of Everest Base Camp Trek
• Sightseeing tour to various historical/natural/cultural world heritage sites in Kathmandu
• Step inside and experience the lifestyle and traditions of people living in the Himalayas (esp. Sherpa)
• Trekking in Sagarmatha National Park (Listed in UNESCO world heritage natural site)
• Discover numerous Buddhist monasteries and other cultural monuments.
• Visit to Sir Edmund Hillary memorials (Sir Edmund Hillary School in Khumjung and Sir Edmund Hillary Hospital in Khunde Valley)
• Explore Everest Base Camp and a decent walk on the Khumbu Glacier.
• Ascend Kala Patthar, a rockey hill at the height of 5550m for the view of Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt. Lhotse (8516m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8201m), Mt. Thamserku (6623m), Mt. Nuptse (7816m) etc.
Trekking Duration: 4 to 6 hours daily.
Start point: Kathmandu.
End Point: Kathmandu.
Lowest altitude: 1300 meters.
Highest Altitude: 5550 meters.
Modes Of Transport: Private Car, Jeep, Van and Domestic Flight;
Accommodation: Hotels in city and Guest Houses during trekking.
Itinerary For The Standard Route:
Day 01: Arrival
Day 02: Trek Preparation and rest day
Day 03: Fly to Lukla, Trek to Phakding
Day 04: Trek to Namche
Day 05: Acclimatization and rest in Namche
Day 06: Trek to Diuche
Day 07: Trek to Dingboche
Day 08: Trek to Lobuche
Day 09: Trek to Gorakshep, Explore Base camp
Day 10: Explore Kala patthar, Trek back to pangbuche
Day 11: Trek to Namche
Day 12: Trek to Lukla
Day 13: Fly to KTM
Day 14: Departure or End of this Package.
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