Everest Base Camp/Kalapatthar Trek (16 days)

On: 23 Jan 2015 By: High Mountain

Everest Base Camp/Kalapatthar Trek (16 days)
Departure Date 12 Feb 2015
Everest base Camp,Kalapattar Peak up the Dudh Kosi river from the Sherpa villages of Namche Bazaar and Khumjung. It is less touristy area than the traditional route to Kala Pattar and EVerst Base Camp.

The day-hike to the Gokyo Ri-5483m on day 7th allows you to look down on the vast Ngozumpa Glacier and have the great views of four of the world's ten highest peaks Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu and Makalu. Our return route to Namche Bazaar will be via the Sherpa villages of Phortse and the great Tengboche Monastery.
Everest Base Camp Trek
Round trip - Base Camp- Kalapatthar (5545m)
Everest trekking Itinerary in Nepal
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu you will be met by our airport representative to pick up you to transfer at hotel and overnight stay in B.B. basis.
Day 02: Full day guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley by private transport- Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath, and Kathmandu Durbar Square after sightseeing back to hotel and overnight stay in B.B. basis.
Day 03: Early in the morning drive to airport and fly to Lukla (2800m). Up on arrival at Lukla have a breakfast and commence the trekking up to Phakding (2610m) and after 3 hour easy walking overnight at teahouse lodge. (B.L.D.)
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3500m) -About 4-5 hour hiking via Dudh Koshi river bank and ascending of Namche Hill you will be reached at remarkable town of Sherpa land Namche Bazaar which is the largest and most prosperous settlement in the Khumbu valley. It is also a historical trading center of the region- foods, salt, clothes and other stuffs are shopped by locals. Late afternoon visit the town and overnight at tea-house lodge. (B.L.D.)
Day 05: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar- Before processing ahead extra day for rest is required to adjust with thin air of high land. Explore around visit early morning to the Everest view point after back from there rest at hotel and afternoon visit Sherpa museum. There you can see the traditional custom of Sherpa people and great photographs of Everest submitter and overnight at tea-house lodge. (B.L.D.).
Day 06: Trek Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3850m) - From Namche Bazaar the trail climbs up and down to Sanasa and the trail descends gradually to Teshinga and then it drops steeply to Phunki Thanga there you will be crossing Dudh Koshi river. After climbing two hour from Phunki Thanga you will reach at Tengboche. Tengboche is a religious place for the Sherpa people of the entire Solukhumbu area. Here you will visit the Tengboche Monastery which is one of the biggest monastery of the region. During the fullmoon in November the monastery celebrates famous Mani Rimdu festival. For your overnight stay there at tea-house lodge. (B.L.D.)
Day 07: Trek Tengboche to Dingboche (4350m) - From Tengboche you will drop first the tiny village of Debuche and after crossing the Imja Khola bridge you will be at Pangboche (3860m). From Pangboche village you will be entering the alpine meadow land towards Shomare. The trail then passes to Orsho from beyond Orso the route splits to Dingboche to the right and left hand side trail to Pheriche (4240m). Pheriche is the windiest place of the Khumbu valley we refer you to best stay at Dingbuche which is also warm and sunshiny long day. For your overnight stay there at teahouse lodge. (B.L.D.)
Day 08: Exploration day trip to Chhukung valley After breakfast you will have trip to Chhukung valley from there you can observe the fifth highest peak Mt. Makalu (8586m) and Baruntse including Island peak and panoramic views of eastern Himalayan range. Afternoon back to Dingboche and overnight stay there at teahouse lodge. (B.L.D.)
Day 09: Trek Dingboche to Lobuche (4950m) - The trail ascends from Dingboche via big barren of meadow land and after crossing the bridge over glacier creek you will reach Duglha. From Duglha the trail steeply climbs up to the Khumbu glacier ridge and drops a bit to the valley of Lobuche (4930m). Up on arrival there have your lunch, rest and overnight stay there at tea-house lodge. (B.L.D.)
Day 10: Trek Lobuche to Ghorakshep (5140m) After breakfast about 3 hours gradual walk from the Lobuche camp site you will be at your final destination of Mt. Everest trek Gorakshep, up on arrival be refresh, have a lunch and visit Everest Base Camp (5364m), or climb up to Kalapatthar ridge (5545m) for the spectacular views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Pumo Ri, Nuptse, Lintren and Khumbu glacier. After exploring around back to overnight stay at teahouse lodge. (B.L.D.)
Day 11: Morning explore around the Khumbu Glacier Section or climb up to Kalapatthar ridge for the last best view of your dream Mt. Everest, have a breakfast and trek back via same route to Pangboche Village. Coming back you will feel more comfortable for breathing even long day walking. Upon arrival rest and overnight stay there at teahouse lodge. (B.L.D.)
Day 12: Trek back Pangboche to Namche Bazar_- After breakfast trek down via same route, coming back from high to the lower altitude you will have very relax feeling and easy walk also you will be enjoying with the dramatic glimpse of several peaks as well as local cultural activities. You can mail to your friends or family and buy some lovely souvenirs from Everest trek. Upon arrival rest and overnight stay there at tea house lodge. (B.L.D.)
Day 13: Trek back Namche Bazar to Phakding After breakfast from there you will be descending down directly to the Dhudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi River confluence first then easy walk via river bank up to the camp site. Upon arrival rest and overnight stay there at tea-house lodge. (B.L.D.)
Day 14: After breakfast from Phakding Village trek back to Lukla via same route again, be refreshed, have a lunch and rest at tea house lodge or afternoon free for personal activities and overnight stay there at tea-house lodge. (B.L.D.)
Day 15: Early in the morning, transfer to airport and fly back from Lukla to Kathmandu, end the trip and transfer to hotel, rest and afternoon free for personal activities.
Day 16: After breakfast transfer to airport for International departure.

Cost US$ 1080

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