Everest Base Camp & Kalapatthar
Trip Route: Lukla, Namche, Tyangbuche and Kalapathar,Lukla
Max Altitude: 5,555m.at Kalapatthar
Trip Duration: 13 days on trekking /city 4 days
Lodging: Tea-House / Lodge basis
Meals: Full board on trek, BB in city
Transportation: Private vehicle & flight
Group Size: Any
Best Season: February-June and September-November
- In the world’s highest area.
- Rich Buddhist culture.
- Warm-hospitality of Highlanders the Sherpa people.
- Traditional cultural villages, within worlds Heritage Sagarmatha National Park.
- High alpine valley's in between high Mountains of Mt. Everest.
Nepal Dream Path Treks and expedition Kalapatthar Everest Base Camp trekking leads to a remarkable adventure with an experience of a life time; enjoy the beauty of the high landscapes in the Khumbu valley within the highest world heritage Sagarmatha National Park, this trip is a combination of all highlights visiting the old historical monasteries, traditional Sherpa villages in the shade of high giant peaks including Mt. Everest with unbelievable view points of KalaPatthar at 5,555 m( the highest point of the trek) and towards an exciting Everest Base Camp Trek overlooking the phenomenon Khumbu icefalls scenery along with Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Everest and Mt. Lhotse and other peaks of over 6,000 to 7,000 meters all around.
This Adventurous Trek starts with a scenic flight to Lukla at 2,830 m the gate way to Mount Everest from here the trek follows farms and traditional Buddhist villages on route with overwhelming views of the high snow capped peaks of the world, and then to the highest spot of this adventure at Kalapatthar for the outstanding breathtaking panoramic stunning views of peaks and its glacier including Mt.Everest at close distance. The Everest base camp trekking and surrounding area is one of the most popular and a spectacular destination for trekkers and is the Best Trek in Nepal, offers some of the most fascinating and enjoyable trekking path fully attached with beautiful scenary.
After this adventurous KalaPatthar Everest Base CampTrek, memorable trip of Nepal Dream Path Treks and expedition route leads back to Lukla for the scenic short flight back to Kathmandu after an awesome time in the high mountains and valley with Nepal Dream Path Treks.
- Trip Outlines
- Detail Itinerary
- Useful Info
Day 02: Sightseeing Tour around world heritage sites of Kathmandu.
Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla & trek to Phakding [2,650m].
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar [3,440m] [5-6 hrs walk].
Day 05: Rest Day at Namche Bazaar.
Day 06: Trek to Tengboche [3,867m] [5-6 hrs walk].
Day 07: Trek to Dingboche [4,358m] [5-6 hrs walk].
Day 08: Rest day at Dingboche.
Day 09: Trek to Lobuche [4,928m] [5 hrs walk].
Day 10: Trek to Gorakshep [5,160m] & Explore Everest Base Camp & back to Gorakshep [5,357m].
Day 11: Morning hike to Kalapathar [5,455m] and to Pheriche [4,243m] [5-6 hrs walk].
Day 12: Trek to Tengboche [5 hrs walk].
Day 13: Trek to Monjo [2,835m] [5-6 hrs walk].
Day 14: Trek to Lukla [5 hrs walk].
Day 15: Fly Lukla-Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.
Day 16: Free day at leisure sightseeing tour on request.
Day 17: Transfer to airport for international departure.
Note: The itinerary can be changed or customized according to your duration of holidays & as per your requirements. The trip price will be according to Deluxe, Standard, Budget and group size so please kindly provide us your details for tailor made program.
EVEREST BASE CAMP & KALAPATHAR TREK MAP
- All transportation and Arrival, Departure transfers as per the Itinerary.
- Standard Accommodation in the cities and tea houses in the trek.
- Full day guided tour of Kathmandu including private vehicle, Entry permits, and well experienced city guide.
- All meals includes during trek (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Tea/Coffee).
- Guide, porters and other support staff as per your requirement and out agreed price.
- National Park Fee.
- Trekker’s information management system (TIMS) card fee.
- General First-Aid Kits for all.
- All taxes and fees required for the program.
Service does not include
- Meals in the cities.
- Personal expenses (Laundry, bar bills, water etc).
- Travel Insurance (Essential).
- Personal trekking gears not mentioned in the contract.
- Tips for staffs.
- Personal first aid Kit.
Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu 1,300m and transfer to Hotel.
On reaching at Kathmandu international airport received by Nepal Dream Path Treks staff with transfer to your Hotel, Nepal Dream Path Treks staff or guide will brief of the Hotel, Kathmandu, Trekking, do's and don’ts with related information that might require while in Nepal with us.
Day 02: A day in Kathmandu with half day tour.
After first night in Kathmandu, well informed regarding the time for half day for sightseeing tour in Kathmandu at places of interest. Depart hotel for guided sightseeing at places of interest.
Day 03: Fly to Lukla 2,830m and 3 hrs treks to Phakding 2,650m.
Morning transfer to domestic airport board in the small twin otter or similar plane for scenic flight to Lukla. At Lukla you will have time to visit around, while the Sherpa crew sort and divide the load, lunch depending upon the time of arrival either in Lukla or few hours treks further on route to Phakding. First day trek on the gradual path all the way, with few downhill and ups offering views of Mt. Kusum-Kangru 6,369 m 2-3 hrs of gradual walk brings you at Phakding village for the overnight stop.
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440m approx. 5-6 hrs.
From Phakding on crossing bridge over the River Dudh-Kosi the walk is pleasant with few short uphill and downhill and re-crossing the same river again, with magnificent view of Thermasarkhu 6,608m, reaching at Monjo village, after Monjo, walk to the entrance gate of Sagarmatha National Park, from here a short descend with a gradual walk to Jorsalle village is reached, the last village till Namche Bazaar, with pleasant walk on the river bed till to the last bridge over the Imjatse river, from here trek along the winding uphill path all the way to Namche Bazaar, with grand views of Kwande peak, Kusum Kanguru & Mt. Everest with Nuptse wall, Lhotse and the closer view of Taweche peak can be seen all the way up, another hour walk up reaches to Namche Bazaar, the colourful houses are situated in an amphitheatre landscapes.
Day 05: Rest day at Namche Bazaar.
A rest day with short walk for acclimatisation to Sagarmatha National Park Headquarter, a panoramic view spot on top of Namche Bazaar with surrounding snow capped mountains, valleys scenery visit the museum with all kinds of information history of Himalaya, Geography, Culture, Mountaineering and on flora and fauna of this region, afternoon free at leisure.
Day 06: Trek to Thyangboche 3,867m. 05 hours.
A moderate walk for the first half, climb to the ridge of Namche Bazaar, from here walk follows on gradual trail with few ups and downs with views of great snow peaks from Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thermasharkhu and Kwangde-ri peak after pleasant walk of three hours reaching at Phungitenga 3,250m, in the midst of alpine woods silver fir blue pines, rhododendron and some few magnolia and birch trees. From here a strenuous climb for two hours on the winding path to Thyangboche Monastery for the overnight stop. This beautiful spot offers views of the majestic peak Ama Dablam with Everest above Nuptse in the north and
Mt. Lhotse, Lhotse Shar towards north east.
Day 07: Trek to Dingboche 4,358m.Approx. 5-6 hour.
After a good time at Thyangboche, trail descend through a forest of birch, fir, juniper and rhododendron and to lovely spot at Deoboche 3,650 m with magnificent view of Mt Ama Dablam, Mt.Everest, Nuptse and Lhotse, from Deoboche the path is gradual then cross a bridge over the narrow gorge of Imja-Tse river. From here the walk is uphill most of the way to Pangboche at 3,900m after this village a short climb to Shomare for lunch a small settlement with fantastic close view of Ama-Dablam. After lunch journey continues towards east, after an hour walk the road splits into two ways, the north going to Pheriche and our route towards east beneath North Face of Ama Dablam, from the bridge the trails climbs slowly above the Imja tse river to a big mani Stupa, the walk is fairly moderate coming at Imja tse Valley beneath the peaks of Ama Dablam, Nuptse and Lhotse including Island peak or Imja tse 6,189m, which is a popular trekking peak amongst all the trekking peaks in Nepal.
Dingboche is a beautiful patchwork of field enclosed by stone walls, protecting the crops of barley, buckwheat and potatoes from the cold winds and grazing animals. Dingboche has more than 20 lodges
Day 08: Rest day at Dingboche.
A rest day for acclimatisation and short hikes, at Dingboche there are places for short walk. Trek to Chhukhung 4,730m.is worth while which takes approx. 3-4 hours from Dingboche, towards east within the Imja tse Valley, although the trek is gradual, however you can feel the thin air as the altitude gains slowly coming towards Chhukhung. At Chhukhung, there are about five teahouses overlooking superb view of the snow capped peaks and glaciers of Lhotse, Ama-Dablam and Imja glacier, Chhukhung the last settlement in eastern Khumbu.
Day 09: Trek to Lobuche 4,928m. Approx. 5 hours.
From here walk leads north on the gradual up for an hour reaching at a mani-prayer stupa, here the walk is gentle looking down below Pheriche village, today's walk offers beautiful view of the Mt.Tawache, Ama Dablam and to the north Pokalde 5,741m, Kongma-tse 5,820m and the great wall of Nuptse. After a good walk of 2 hours the trail from Pheriche meets near Thugla, from Thugla an hour steep climb brings to the top with views of Mt. Pumori and several peaks west of Everest, on this spot there number of memorial of the unfortunate climbers, who died in expeditions around this region, after a break here 2 hours of gradual walk brings you to Lobuche, situated in the corner well hidden and sheltered from the wind. Lobuche has about 6-7 Lodge.
Day 10: Trek to Gorakshep 5,160m & continue to Everest base Camp 5,357m.
Today to the final destination at the foot of Mt. Everest, the first hour walk is gradual up the valley at the end of the grassy field, from here trek follows the rocky moraine path, with views of glacial pond and icebergs of Khumbu glacier. From the last moraine a short downhill reaches to Gorakshep located on the flat field below Kalapatthar 5,545m and Mt.Pumori 7,145m. Gorakshep has three teahouses. After a break here at Gorakshep continue towards Everest Base Camp and to the Khumbu Ice-fall, walk is quite strenuous due to high altitude and thin air, the path passes through rocky dunes and moraine till base camp is reached. Everest Base Camp is lively during the high expedition season. On reaching at the foot of world’s highest mountain, a great view of the Khumbu icefall awaits you, after an enjoyable time walk back to Gorakshep for the overnight stop.
Day 11: Morning hike to Kalapathar 5,555m trek to Pheriche 4,243m 5-6 hrs.
Early morning a steep climb to Kalapatthar, on reaching the top ridge of Kalapatthar a small rocky peak from the southwest ridge of Mt.Pumori, with incredible views Mt. Everest looks close between the peak of Nuptse and Lho-la and Lhotse with surrounding high snow capped giants that dominates around, after a fabulous time here descend to Gorakshep continue walk to Pheriche, the walk is downhill most of the way, after Thugla the Dingboche trails branches off, from here route descends further to the flat Pheriche Valley, afternoon can be very windy here, after an hour of good walk reaches you at Pheriche for the overnight stop.
Day 12: Trek to Thyangboche approx. 5 hrs.
From Pheriche a short walk brings you to the bridge, after the bridge it is nearly downhill all the way with few ups in between to Pangboche and Thyangboche, on reaching the bridge back to the woodlands and vegetation with an hour up hill to Thyangboche for the overnight stop.
Day 13: Trek to Monjo. 2,835m. Approx: 5-6 hrs.
Retrace the journey back to Shanasha, where the trail from Khumjung, Gokyo and to Namche joins. From here route follows on the main busy path, as the walk winds all the way to Namche Bazaar on reaching Namche Bazaar retrace the journey back Monjo for the overnight camp at Monjo, located just near the Sagarmatha National Park entrance and exit gate.
Day 14: Trek to Lukla 5 hrs walk.
Last day of this great adventure a nice walk to Lukla, enjoying the lush green scenery around, apart from few short uphill the only long climb will be just before Lukla takes about an hour from the old big oak tree. On reaching Lukla, prepare for the last day dinner and party with Sherpa staff, porters and trekking members.
Day 15: Fly to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
The flight time to Kathmandu at morning sometime the flight time can be delayed due to bad weather and other reason, as per the flight time takes about 30 minutes to reach Kathmandu, a panoramic view of the snow capped peaks can be seen during the flight. At Kathmandu air terminal, Nepal Dream Path Treks staff receives and transfer you back to respective hotels.
Day 16: Free for personal activities or Guided tour on request at kathmandu.
A free day in Kathmandu, inform Nepal Dream Path Treks staff for short tour in and around Kathmandu Valley.
Day 17: Transfer to Airport for the International departure.
Today as per your international flight time, Nepal Dream Path Treks staff transfer you to airport for your final departure from this high magic Himalayan country, Nepal.
Note: The itinerary can be changed or customized according to your duration of holidays & as per your requirements.
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