Luxury Everest Base camp trek - 14 days

Luxury Everest Base camp trek - 14 days

There are deluxe luxury lodges in the Everest Base camp trail. We have designed your itinerary using the Khumbu Valleys deluxe Lodges enroute so you need not to be worry about showres and English style toilet facilities. Enjoy a high quality service with very clean warm bed, a hot showers and great food at the end of a day on the trail. These lodges come with excellent cuisine, fresh linens, en-suite bathrooms and are staticially placed in an areas where the best views are available. You are guaranteed Himalayan hospitality.

Highlight: Everest 8848m - the highest point on earth. The stone-walled fields and houses of ancient villages steeped in history and tradition, golden-roofed monasteries set amid stunning mountain scenery, the Yak and wild animals and of course to see the Sherpas.

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu. Stay one of finest Hotel in Kathmandu - The Dwarika

Pick up by our representative, transfer to hotel. Overnight at Dwarika Hotel in Kathmandu. After check in, free time to explore Kathmandu on your own, you may visit Boudanath Stupa in the evening or Pashupatinath Temple closeby. 

Day 02: Fly to Lukla (2804m) and walk to Monjo (2800m) – 4 hours walk , stay at Everest Summit Lodge. (Best Luxury Hotel)

After breakfast , escort to airport by guide. Fly to Lukla. The flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and the landing at the small mountain airstrip is something you will be talking about for many years to come. After landing on the newly resurfaced airstrip, you will probably have a cup of tea at one of the lodge in Lukla before commencing trek. Bypass several villages before making a lunch stop at a beautiful spot alongside the Thada Kosi (river) below the base of the Kusum Kangru Himal. The second half of the trek to Monjo does not take more than 4 hours. The next big tourist village on the way to Monjo is Phakding (8700 ft/ 2,652 m). The entire walk from Lukla to Monjo is mostly easy walking over gentle up and down hills. Memories of the first day will include the sounding birds, the sights of porters with loads resting on sticks outside tea houses, tired trekkers on their way back to Lukla, prayer flag poles, the gaudy colors of the tea houses and ofcourse the dramatic scenery. Warm welcome tea served with cookies and cakes await you at the Monjo Lodge.

Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m)- 4/5 hours walk, stay at Yeti Moutanin Home Namche or Similar (Best luxury hotel in Namche).

Few minutes beyond the lodge, you enter into Everest National Park area where entry formalities have to be completed. Today will be one of the harder days of the trek but we take it slowly, enjoying the scenery as you climb gradually upto Namche Bazar. Along the way there are two suspension bridges to cross as you zig zag up the Dudh Kosi river to reach at the base of the climb to Namche. A long steep climb but with several stops to catch your breath, and a slow pod, we make our way steadily upwards. The trail to Namche Bazar is a well marked, comfortable broad trail. Walking in the cool part of the morning it is easier to breathe and get used to the increasing altitude. After a easy paced three hours of hike you arrive at the heart of Khumbu- Namche Bazar (3440 mts). A well deserved break is planned for lunch and to look around this interesting small town.

Day 04: Short walk to Tashinga (3440m) – 3 to 4 hours walk - Stay at Everest Summit Lodge(Best Luxury Hotel)

From Namche the trail to Tashinga follows the classical approach route to Everest. Follow the almost level, winding trail for about 3 hours before we take a slight detour from the main trail and arrive at the lodge within the next 15 minutes.

Day 05: Trek to Pangboche (4252m)- 4/5 hours walk, Stay at Everest Summit Lodge(Best Luxury Hotel)

The descent to the Dudh Koshi river and the gradual ascent to the Tengboche Plateau (3780 m) is no more than three hours walk. On the way up to Tengboche through rhododendron forest it is quite common to be accompanied by monks, trekkers and traders. During the lunch break visit the most famous monastery in Khumbu. Bypass Deboche, where you find a nunnery and shortly thereafter walk along the Imja Drangka river to Pangboche. For the most part it is a comfortable and scenic walk. Our lodge in Pangboche is located right along the trail to Everest and almost at the base of the Mt. Ama Dablam.

Day 06: Trek to Pheriche (4280m) – 3 to 4 hours walk, stay at Himalayan Hotel or local best lodge- best available one but please do not compare with luxury hotel you stayed before.

Walk through the rhododendron forest. Make steady desend to the river and follow it very much on a level path to Dingboche. There is a high altitude aid post at Pheriche. It is staffed by American and European voluntary doctors from western countries.

Day 07: Trek to Lobuche (4930m)- 4 to 5 hours walk  - best available one but please do not compare with luxury hotel you stayed before.

Make gradual climb to Pheriche. There is a high altitude aid post at Pheriche. It is staffed by European and American voluntary doctors during trekking season. Continue to ascend gradually to Dhugla (4603m/15100 ft) walk through moraine to the yak pasture at Lobuche.

Day 08: Trek to Everest Base camp (5364m) and back to Gorak Shep (5170m) - best available one but please do not compare with luxury hotel you stayed before.

Start early morning to walk along glacier terrain and wide field of big stones. You reach the very edge of Khumbu glacier. Nuptse (7881 m/ 25850 ft) and Pumori

(7147 m/23442 ft) is just above the camp site. Trek to Everest Base camp and return to Gorakshep for overnight. Gorakshep is the last human settlement.

Day 09: Climb Kala pathhar (5545m) then trek to Pangboche (4252m), stay at Luxury Everest Summit Lodge - Pangboche

Continue to climb to Kalapathhar (5545m/18192 ft). The ascent to the summit is steep but very gradual. It would take about 2 to 3 hours depending upon your condition. Once at the summit you get a great view of Mt. Everest just in front of you. After spending sometime at the summit descend to Gorakshep and easy walk down to Panboche to relax in a quiet and nice luxury hotel. The service itself is awesome here.

Day 10: Trek to Namche Bazaar. Stay at Yeti Mountain Home or Similar

If you are not tired enough, you can walk to another village to explore, Khumjung is recommended. It is a nice villages surrounded by the mighty Himalayas. Walk through Syanboche and quick glimpse of Everest View Hotel if time permit. Retrace trail to Namche Bazaar.

Day 11: Walk to Lukla stay is Everest Summit Lodge (Best Luxury Hotel)

Retrace trail to Lukla. Long walk but pleasant. Lukla, the gateway to Mt. Everest, lies at 2804m . The lodge is most conveniently located directly opposite the airport. Spacious rooms, a lovely sunny garden and traditional interiors make for a very warm welcome to guests arriving in the Khumbu. Excursion to the nearby village of Bom, just below at 9600 ft / 3000m, with a view looking down towards Lukla and the very interesting airport is an option for guests spending their last night in Lukla.

Day 12: Fly Lukla to Kathmandu. Transfer to Hotel , Overnight at Dwarika Hotel.

Day 13: In Kathmandu – sightseeing tour of Kathmandu visiting Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan city and Bhaktapur. In Dwarika Hotel

Kahmandu Durbar Square is the historic seat of Shah Dynasty. The Durbar Square, with its old temples and places, epitomizes the religious and cultural life of the people. It is here that Kings of Nepal are crowned and their coronations solemnized. Interesting things to seek here are; Taleju Temple built by King Mahendra Malla in 1549 A.D., Kal Bhairav, the God of destruction, Nautalle Durbar, Coronation Nasal Chowk, the Gaddi Baithak, the statue of King Pratap Malla, the Big Bell, Drum and the Jagannath Temple. Swoyambhunath Stupa, atop the hillock is one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Nepal enlisted in the World Heritage Site.

Patan Durbar Square, most prominent place to see is Krishna Mandir which was built in the seventeenth century. This temple holds a commanding position in the palace complex of Patan. It is supposed to be the first specimen of Shikara style architecture in Nepal. It is the only temple in Nepal having 21 spires and is completely made of stone. Golden Temple and Durbar Square are some important places to see in Patan.

Bhaktapur Durbar Square is still on the fringe of medieval age. Known as Bhadgaon, it is famous for making mask. Their mask dance is very impressive. Square around the palace (Durbar Square) has many temples built in pagoda style. Famous are a five storied Nyatapola temple built in 1708 AD and Dattatrya temple built in 1427 AD. The intricately carved peacock window and numerous fountains inside the palace are other attraction.

Day 14: Transfer to airport, depart Kathmandu. End of service.

Breakfast at hotel. Free time until departure. Transfer to airport, depart Kathmandu.

Cost: US$3010 per person - twin share basis

SGL room supplement: US$ 1265

Cost includes:

01. Arrival/departure transfers

02. All Dinners and Breakfast at Hotels 

03. All Lunches outside hotel

04. Everest Summit Lodge in Manjo, Tashinga, Pangboche and Lukla

05. Yeti Mountain Home in Namche Bazar - 2 nights

06. Local best available Lodge in  in Pheriche, Labuche and Goraksheop 

07. Dwarika Hotel in Kathmandu - 3 nights on MAP

08. Trek guide (sirdar) and his flight cost

09. Porter to carry member baggage (15 kgs per person) and staff insurance

10. Domestic flights - Kathmandu/Lukla/Kathmandu

11. Everest National Park permit, TIMS permit

12. Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu as per program with professional tour guide

Cost does not include:

01. Personal clothing and sleeping bag (can be hired in Kathmandu)

02. Personal accident and health insurance

03. Emergency evacuation and medical expense.

04. Alcoholic and bottled beverage, mineral water, laundry, and tips.

05. Any other services and expenses that are not specifically mentioned

06. Expenses due to flight delay, sickness other contingencies

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  • Price : USD 3010
  • Destinations : Everest, Solukhumbu
  • Max Elevation : 5545
  • Weather : Spring (March - May) and Autumn (September - November) best time to visit
  • Trip Duration : 14 days
  • Trip Grade : Moderate
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