Classic Everest Base Camp Trekking an adventure that takes you on old and original route to world highest base camp of Mt. Everest, an opportunity to explore the hidden country of Everest region, on least trekked areas by other visitors.
Classic Everest Base Camp a marvelous and delightful walk away from mainstream trekking trails, seldom used by other adventurer and trekkers due to the popular airstrip in Lukla, then the classic trail from Jiri almost forgotten, where Nepal High Point Treks is bringing old original route to Everest back and active with your support by joining us on this scenic and cultural walk.
Classic Everest Base Camp Trekking begins with a long and exciting overland journey from the capital Kathmandu heading due east to reach the nice town of Jiri (also known as Switzerland of Nepal) filled with incredible scenery of snow-capped peaks, verdant valley, rolling green forested hills dotted with farm villages, neat well-tended terraces fields that make Jiri area a wonderful place.
After driving through Jiri and then starting our marvelous walks heading past nice farm villages and a patch of lovely woodland heading downhill and uphill to cooler regions covered with a dense forest of tall rhododendron, magnolia, birch, hemlock, pines, oaks, and fir trees.
In spring the hills are alive with wild-flowers in full bloom pretty scenery that leaves you breathless with great views, as the walk continues visiting traditional Sherpa and Rai villages of Kenja-Sete-Junbesi and Nunthala then reaching higher areas at Khumbu valley in Namche Bazaar.
A colorful large village almost a town a major hub of Khumbu Sherpa where every Saturday a busy market or bazaar takes place which is interesting to witness, having a rest day at Namche for acclimatization and short hike then reaching the beautiful spot in Thyangboche and the monastery surrounded within green woodland and mountains.
After a pleasant time visiting its impressive monastery as walk proceeds the highest zone where tree lines drop for the sheer wilderness of dry terrain and mountains getting closer towards our main highlight at Everest Base Camp, enjoying great thrill at the base of mighty Everest and climb of Kalapathar the highest point of the adventure offering a glorious panorama of mountains with Everest at close distance.
Enjoying awesome times with memorable scenery head back to Namche and towards the famous Sherpa town at Lukla for a short and scenic flight to Kathmandu, after a great wonderful adventure and experience on Classic Everest Base Camp Trekking.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, greeted by one of our airport representatives, and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing (visit world heritage site)
Day 03: Drive to Bhandar 2,195 m
Day 04: Trek from bhandar to Sete 2,575 m -06 hrs.
Day 05: Trek to Junbesi 2,675m via Lamjura-la 3,530m – 06 hrs.
Day 06: Trek to Nunthala (Manidingma) 2,190 m – 0 6 hrs.
Day 07: Trek to Bupsa Danda 2,250 m 06 hrs.
Day 08: Trek to Surkhe 2,295 m – 06 hrs.
Day 09: Trek to Phakding 2,560 m – 05 hrs.
Day 10: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m – 06 hrs.
Day 11: At Namche rest day for acclimatization and short hike.
Day 12: Trek to Thyangboche monastery 3,867 m – 05 hrs.
Day 13: Trek to Dingboche 4,345 m – 05 hrs.
Day 14: Trek to Lobuche 4,930 m – 05 hrs.
Day 15: Trek to Everest base camp 5,364 m and back to Gorakshep- 06 hrs
Day 16: Hike to Kalapathar 5,545 m and trek to Pangboche 3,900 m – 06 hrs.
Day 17: Trek to Namche Bazaar via Thyangboche – 06 hrs.
Day 18: Trek to Lukla via Phakding village – 06 hrs.
Day 19: Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel.
Day 20: Depart Nepal for international flight home-ward bound.
Kathmandu airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle.
3 nights hotel accommodation in a tourist standard hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
Kathmandu sightseeing with well-trained city tour guide (Pashupatinath, Syambhunath, Baudanath, Patan city)
A well-trained and experienced, English-speaking, trekking guide (his food, accommodation, insurance, salary, round trip air ticket Lukla-Kathmandu).
Accommodation in hotel/lodge/ tea house during the trek.
Meals three times a day (breakfast, lunch & dinner) during the trek.
Kathmandu to Bhandar bus transport
Air ticket from Lukla to Kathmandu.
Government permit (Trekker’s information management system (TIMS) permit.
Everest region national park permit.
Local community area permit.
Trekking equipment (sleeping bag and down jacket).
Trek completion certificate as award
First Aid Kit.
All Government and local taxes.
Your personal nature expenses and travel insurance.
Food during your stay in Kathmandu
Drinks (tea, coffee, coke, beer), beverage, hot shower, and heater charge during trekking.
Entry permit for temple and stupa during Kathmandu sightseeing
IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS AND ITEMS
Valid passport, 2 extra passport size photos, airline tickets
Separate photocopies of passport, visa form (easily obtained at Kathmandu airport), proof of insurance
Dollars, pounds or Euros in cash for purchasing Nepalese visa at Kathmandu airport, for paying for restaurants and hotels, for gratuities, snacks, and to purchase your own drinks and gifts
Credit cards, Bank/ATM/Cash machine cards for withdrawing funds from cash machines (bring a photocopy of your cards), traveler’s checks, etc.