Most Everyone Wants to See Sagarmatha – Goddess Mother of the World. The Panoramic of the 4 World’s Highest peak: Everest, Lhoche, Makalu, Choyo. Four Well Known Technical Mountain: Pumori , Amadablem, Lhoste Shar, Cholaste.Tengbuche Monastery: Established in 1916
Everest Base Camp trek, High Altitude Sherpa have established itself as one of the prominent treks providing exciting and adventurous trek packages and Everest base camp trek Is one of them which is one of the most popular treks in the Himalayan region. It is the dream of every avid adventurer to reach to the close proximity of the tallest mountain in the world, Mt. Everest standing at the mighty height of 8,848 m and the experience is simply priceless.
The trek starts from the culturally rich Kathmandu. The trek to Everest Base Camp will take you to the height of 5,364m and the trek definitely is a hard one as you will have to go through many rocky trails and encounter the harsh Himalayan weather. On the way, we will pass many hidden Buddhists monasteries and ancient Sherpa culture. The views of many mind- blowing mountains will accompany you will include Cho Oyu, Lhotse, and Makalu. The traditional tea houses on the way will maximize your experience and the professional guides of High Altitude Sherpa guide will make sure that you will have a safe trek. The major highlights of Everest Base Camp trekking are the fascinating views of the sunrise over the tallest mountain on earth, the Everest. Also, the Khumbu ice fall is something that cannot be forgotten. The trek takes you to the Tengboche monastery, which is the largest monastery in the Khumbu region and also Sagarmatha National Park which is included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
BEST SESSION TO VISIT NEPAL
Autumn Session: September – November
The autumn months of mid-September, October and November are known for being Nepal’s mountaineering and the best time to go trekking. The monsoon rains have cleared the sky with outstanding the views are often remarkable. The valleys are still green and the weather is trifling so trekking is far more pleasurable at this time.
Winter Session : December – February
Winter season is usually snowfall at higher elevations in Himalayas. Though it gets colder in night, often it offers the clear day / blue sky and comparatively less trekkers on the trail. Winter Treks like Ghorepani pun hill trek, Mardi Himal trek, Everest base camp, Annapurna Panorama, Annapurna Sanctuary, Everest base and Langtang reason treks are always comfortable to trek even in winter season.
Spring Session: March – May
Spring is the best trekking season for the trekking and mountaineering in Nepal. Weather is mostly perfect and temperature is moderate which offers beautiful views without any obstruction. Spring collects beautiful flowers, plants and rare animals Walking is also very much suitable during this season.
Summer Session: June – August
Though summer collects heavy monsoon rainfall it is very much clear to trek around upper and lower Mustang, lower and upper Dolpo and Nar- Phu valley since they are rain shadow areas. Tibet is much more favorable for Tibet trek. Everest, Langtang and Annapurna are always comfortable to trek even in summer season.
Team Composition in Trek
There will be one English speaking high altitude experience trek leader. There will be one assistant guide if required. Guide have inclusive knowledge of wilderness medical training. this arrangement ensure that if anybody in the group get sick, the trip can still go ahead as planned for the rest of the group. Porters for luggage carrying: two trekkers: one porters. It is depend number of porter where and how long you doing trek and Depending on the nature of the travel.
Physical Condition & Experience Requirements
This is a moderate trek suitable for trekkers who have the skill to walk at least 5-7 hours a day with a light bag. Exercising and jogging regularly for some weeks earlier to the trip to improve our strength and stability. Past hiking Experience would be an asset but no technical skill is required for this trip. Walking in higher altitudes is more physically demanding than walking in lower altitudes. You are in excellent health with average physical fitness and have a positive attitude. Self-confidence and strong determination best way to complete this trek successfully.
|Day 1||Kathmandu to Lukla (Flight) to Phakding||2651 m||Lodge|
|Day 2||Phakding to Namche Bazaar||3440 m||Lodge|
|Day 3||Acclimatization day Day trip to Everest view point||3700 m||Lodge|
|Day 4||Namche Bazaar to Tengboche||3880 m||Lodge|
|Day 5||Tengboche to Dingboche||4260 m||Lodge|
|Day 6||Acclimatization day (Day trip to Nagarjun Hill)||4900 m||Lodge|
|Day 7||Dingboche to Lobuche||4900 m||Lodge|
|Day 8||Lobuche to Gorakshep (Day trip to EBC)||5268 m||Lodge|
|Day 9||Gorakshep to Pheriche (Morning trip to Kalapatthar)||5545 m||Lodge|
|Day 10||Pheriche to Tengboche||3880 m||Lodge|
|Day 11||Tengboche to Jhorsalle||2730 m||Lodge|
|Day 12||Jhorsalle to Lukla||2860 m||Lodge|
|Day 13||Lukla to Kathmandu (Flight)||1300 m||Lodge|
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft).
High altitude Sherpa Trekking Company Airport Representative will meet you outside the Terminal Hall. Transfer to hotel brief you about tomorrow’s activities and collect your needed documents for our official needs. introduce with your trekking guide check the requirements and briefing about the everest base camp trek each day program. O/n at hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and trek Preparation:
We tour Durbar Square, Pashupatinath temple, Swayambhunath stupa and Bouddhanath stupa which are all world heritage sites.Pashupatinath temple is one of the most important places of pilgrimage for all Hindus. Swayambhunath is also known as the Monkey Temple and Baudhanath Stupa is one of the largest stupas in the world.in evening we are introduced to our guide and discuss about our trek. Overnight in Kathmandu. O/n at hotel.
Day 03: Fly to Lukla, trek to Phakding (2,651m): 40 minutes flight: 3 – 4 hour.
We take an early morning flight to Lukla which is where all Everest treks begin. We walk on a trail that gradually descends to Cheplung village From here we gradually descend until Phakding. O/n at hotel.
Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,438m/11,280 ft): 5 – 6 hours.
Our trail passes through a pine forest and we continue our walk on the trail that goes north up the Benkar valley. We cross Dudh Koshi River and pass Chumoa and Monjo villages before reaching the entrance of the Everest National Park. Then after crossing a suspension bridge, we pass Jorsale village and walk alongside of the Dudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi rivers. We ascend on a steep trail and reach Namche Bazaar which is probably the biggest town in the Everest region. O/n at hotel.
Day 05: Acclimatization Day – Namche Bazaar: (3,440m/11,284ft).
We can tour Namche Bazaar which is the primary town of the Everest or Khumbu region. We can hike-up to Everest view point hotel and enjoy the sunrise over the Himalayas including Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Kongde and so on. If we are interested in a day hike, we can trek to Khumjung village. Today we also visit the Hillary School and a monastery which houses a yeti scalp! O/n at hotel.
Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,870m/12,694ft): 5- 6 hours.
The trek until Phunki is an easy walk. From here we ascend towards Tengboche monastery which is the biggest and famous monastery of the Everest region.The monastery is blessed with panoramic views of the Himalayas, including Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and Thamserku. if we reach there by 3 o’clock we can observe a Buddhist religious ceremony. O/n at hotel.
Day 07: Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360 m/14,300 ft): 5 – 6 hours.
Our trail descends and passes through lush forests of birch, confer and rhododendron trees. While trekking we can admire good views .We walk downhill to Debuche and cross the Imja River to reach Pangboche. We choose the upper Pangboche trail and admire the Himalayan vista and the Pangboche Monastery. We continue our walk to the Imja Valley and Lobuche River before ascending to Dingboche. O/n at hotel.
Day 08: Dingboche: Acclimatization to Adjust your body with height.
Spending a day in Dingboche will help us to acclimate to the high altitude. Instead of staying , we climb a ridge located behind the village and see six of the world’s tallest peaks including Lhotse, Makalu and Cho Oyu,Cholatse and Taboche peaks. Among those peaks, Lobuche West, Lobuche East and Lhotse are the most main. From another location on the ridge we can also admire the picturesque Imja Khola Valley and the beautiful Dingboche village. Overnight in dingbuche. O/n at hotel.
Day 09: Dingboche to Lobuche (4900m): 6-7 hours.
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. Pumari 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! O/n at hotel.
Day 10: Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5170 m), visit Everest Base Camp (5364 m): 6-7 hours.
The trek to Everest Base Camp is not very difficult. However, we ascend and descend mostly on a glacier path. There is also a lot of meandering on rough terrains. As we reach the base camp, we enjoy the incredible melt patterns and admire the gently rounded ice towers on the upper part of the Khumbu glacier. The Everest Base Camp is stunningly beautiful. We can enjoy amazing views of Nuptse, Khumbuste and Pumori mountains from the base camp. After soaking in the beauty, we walk back towards Gorak Shep where we spend the night. O/n at hotel.
Day 11: Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar (5,545m/18,192ft) to Pherice (4,288m/14,070ft): 7-8 hours:
We wake up early for the walk up to Kala Patthar. It is dark outside with cold temperature and most likely chilly winds. We walk on a fairly steep trail at a comfortable pace. As we are climbing up the hill we can see Lingtren, Khumbutse, Changtse mountains and The world’s tallest mountain Everest. After spending some time at the summit of Kala Patthar, we walk back to Gorak Shep which is relatively easier than hiking up to Kala Pathhar.
Trekkers who visit the Everest Base Camp today will have an early breakfast as the hike up to the Everest base camp takes longer than the hike to Kala Patthar. After returning to Gorak Shep, both the groups will have lunch together. After lunch we descend to Pheriche to spend the night. O/n at hotel.
Day 13: Pheriche to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,280 ft): 6 – 7 hours:
We lose approximately 2,000 feet in elevation today and walk on a trail with a lot of ups and downs. We descend through a hillside filled with rhododendron and juniper trees and cross a bridge over the Dudh Koshi River. We descend rapidly through pine forest where we can easily spot mountains goats, pheasants and other wild animals and birds common to the area. We walk on winding trails followed by another walk through a forest before reaching Namche Bazaar. O/n at hotel.
Day 14: Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,860m/9,186ft): 19km, 6 – 7 hours:
We begin our trek to Namche Bazaar today on a rocky terrain. It is mostly a downhill trek on a trail alongside the Dudh Koshi River. We cross several suspension bridges, pass by several monasteries and villages before reaching Lukla. After reaching Lukla we spend rest of the day taking rest as today will be our last day on the mountains. O/n at hotel.
Day 15: Fly to Kathmandu:
We catch an early morning flight to Kathmandu after our long mountain journey. After reaching Kathmandu, we can take a rest or do some souvenir shopping. O/n at hotel.
Day 16: Final departure:
Our adventure in Nepal ends today will drop us off at the Tribhuwan International Airport a few hours before the scheduled flight.
1. Sun hat or scarf
2. Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
3. sunglasses with UV protection
5. Light and expedition weight thermal tops
6. Fleece jacket or pullover
7. Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
8.Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
9: Down jacket [you can rent in Kathmandu]- necessary
10: Lightweight gloves
11: Heavy weight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer
12: Fleece liner gloves
13: Underwear ( minimum 4 and according to length of your trip)
14: Hiking shorts ( minimum 2 and according to length of your trip)
15: Lightweight cotton long pants
16: Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
17: Fleece or wool pants
18: Gore-tex jacket
19; Gore-tex jacket trouser
20: Thin, lightweight inner socks (minimum 3 and according to length of your trip)
21: Thick, warm wool hiking socks (minimum 3 and according to length of your trip)
22: Hiking boots with spare laces
23: Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals) Gaiters for hiking in winter to the base camp
24: Sleeping bag rated to zero degrees F [Can rent in Kathmandu]
25: Headlamp and batteries
26: Basic First Aid Kit
27: Day pack 40L-45L.
28: Water bottles (2)
29: Small wash towel
30: Swise knife
31: Leap Gurd 30spf
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If you are Going Trekking and Climbing in Nepal, you Should Carry the Complete Medic kit.
1. Povidone-iodine cream –1 tube.
– Antiseptic cream.
2. Cotton- 1 roll.
– For dressing wounds.
3. Dressing gauze – 5 pcs.
– For dressing.
4. Crepe bandage – 2.
– Sprains and strains,also great as a sling for arm fractures.
5. Band- aid – 10.
6. Dressing tape – 1.
– Great not just for dressing but falsifier mild soft tissue injuries especially in the knee and ankles.
7. Moleskin second skin- 1 packet:
– Great for treating chaffing and blisters.
Finger Pulse Oximetry:
1.Normal arterial oxygen is Approximately 75 to 100 millimeters of mercury (mmHg).
2.Values fewer than 60 mm Hg usually indicate the need for supplemental oxygen.
3. Normal pulse oximeter readings usually range from 95 to 100 percent.
4.Values under 90percent are considered low.
8. Paracetamole 500 mg- 20 tablets:
– For mild headaches.
9. Ibuprofen 400mg –10 taplets:
– To relieve moderate to severe pain.
10.Throat lozenges –20:
– For cough and sore throat. Given the cold dry mountain air,it is a good idea it have one in your mouth even without any discomfort.
11.Decongestant -10 tablets:
– For nausea congestion. Non-drowsy kinds like pseudo ephedrine recommended.
12. Antihistamine –10 tablets:
– For allergies.
13. Antiemetic –10 –tablets:
– To control the vomit and nausea.
14. Azithromycin 500mg – 10 tablet:
– For bacterial diarrhea.
15. Omeprazole 200mg –10 tablets:
– For minor gastric upsets and acidity.
16. Tinidazole 200 mg-3 taplats(500mg-12 tablets):
– For giardia and amoebic diarrhea.
17. Acetazolamide 250 mg –20 tablets:
– For helping with acclimataization and treating mild AMS.
18. Dexamethasone 400mg-10 tablets:
– To be used only under expert supervision to treat AMS.
19. Nifedipine 60mg- 10 tablets:
– To be use only under expert supervision to treat HAPE.
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