Imagine yourself, on the top of Kala Patthar, looking at the Mount Everest, tall and majestic, giving you chills, not because of the cold, but through its beauty and purity. The Everest Base Camp trek is about a journey through the enticing art of nature and the rich cultures of Sherpa while finding your soul. You will get lost in the depths of natural grandeur as you march towards the foot of the tallest mountain.
Most parts of the Everest Base Camp trek lies inside the Sagarmatha National Park, explaining the natural diversity. If lucky, you can spot snow leopard, red panda, or Himalayan Monal (Danphe). The landscape and the views are spectacular giving you a glimpse of heaven on earth. As you walk, you will come across rivers, bridges, rhododendron forests, glaciers, and moraines, all in their purest of forms. Your eyes will never get tired of the looking at the mountains as they come closer day-by-day. The 360o views of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, and other ranges from Kala Patthar is a true bliss.
The journey that begins with a 35-minutes flight to Lukla, is no less than an adventure. The trail takes you through numerous Sherpa villages (Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, and Dingboche, to name a few), rich in culture and hospitality. The region is influenced by Buddhist Tibetan cultures, you will come across Gumbas, Chortens, Mani walls, and prayer flags, giving you a touch of spirituality. Visiting the Tengboche Monastery will certainly give you a surge of positive energy after a tiresome walk. Mani Rimdu, a major festival of Sherpa falls in the autumn season. So, planning your trip during autumn would be a bonus.
Reaching the Everest Base Camp is more than viewing Mt. Everest right in front of your eyes. It is about self-discovery, persistence, and motivation that changes you as a person. On reaching the foot of the highest mountain in the world, you will have overcome all your weaknesses. This is a physical, mental and spiritual journey that every individual must attempt, at least once in a lifetime. Thus, book a trek for yourself this spring or fall, and get lost in the lap of Himalayas. Adventure White Mountain makes sure you face no stresses in permits or cards. You can enjoy the blissful nature and the warm hospitality of the people. Overall, this journey to the Everest Base Camp will be a trek to remember for an eternity.
On the very first day of your arrival you will be received by a representative of Adventure White Mountain and he will transfer you to hotel. If you are not exhausted by your journey then you can roam around Thamel and have mini refreshment. Overnight in a hotel
From the second day of your arrival starts our trip mission. Today you visit Kathmandu, also known as a city of temples with our guide. Basically, there are four major touring sites in Kathmandu. They are Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, Swoyambhunath Stupa and Bouddhanath Stupa. And the main part is these all four sites are listed in World Heritage Site by UNESCO. You will be introduced to your guide by Adventure White Mountain You can have a good conversation with him regarding the upcoming trip. You can enjoy the nightlife of Thamel which completely depends on your wish. Overnight in Thamel
We head towards Tribhuvan Domestic Airport in the dawn to catch our flight to Lukla. The air journey is about 30 minutes which seems short but very exciting. During your flight, you can observe the beauty of mountains, hills, greenery, and lakes. Just after landing in Lukla our trek begins for Phakding. Our guide will summarize you about the trip and we will take a porter with us. Traveling with nature we arrive at Phakding where our day ends for today.
Today we trek towards Namche Bazaar through the route of Dudh Koshi. Our current destination is Monjo. To reach Monjo we cross rhododendron and pine forest. Monjo is an entrance to Sagarmatha National Park. After rambling some distance we arrive at Namche Bazaar where will enjoy some moment with the locals. Overnight in Namche
Today is a day to have a rest. Just because it is a day of acclimatization we do not stay quiet. We will come across to know the culture of Namche by exploring various places here. This day is necessary in order to adjust your body temperature so that you don’t fall sick during your trekking period. Today we will even visit Sagarmatha National Park.
Today is a day to challenge your body. We climb upwards and move above Dudh Koshi River. Moving higher we get to see the path towards Tengboche. The way is bounded by the other Himalayas as well. We encounter different wildlife on our way such as Danfe (national bird of Nepal) which is very common in this region. Now the track inclines downwards to Phunkitenga from Trashinga. It is time to have a lunch. We again go upwards crossing green forest to arrive at Tengboche. Tengboche looks extremely beautiful as it is mounted by hills and forests. We will spend our night here in Tengboche.
We again get back to our track. We move towards Dingboche crossing beautiful rhododendron forests, White Mountains, and cool environment. It might be the best walk of your life as the journey gives you extreme pleasure. Overnight at Dingboche
Dugla is our next destination. We keep moving towards Khumbu Glacier. Walking with the view of Tawache and Chotlaste takes you to Lobuche. Due to its geographical reason, Lobuche is very cold. Overnight in Lobuche
The day has finally arrived where your dream will come into existence. We move further towards Everest Base Camp (EBC). It is a ground place where mountaineers make themselves ready to climb the highest peak of the world, Mt. Everest, which measures 8,848. No words can describe the feeling of being here. It is really a majestic touch for making yourselves available here. In the noon we travel towards Gorakshep and spend our night.
Now we move towards Kalapatthar which is our immediate destination. You are in such a place where you are folded by mountains everywhere. Walking for some hours we arrive at Pheriche and break our day. Overnight in Pheriche
While returning back we come across Tengboche now. The mountainous view really excites you well. We will explore Tengboche for some couple of hours. We again travel towards Namche Bazaar which is the ultimate destination for today. Overnight at Namche
Today you need to cover a longer distance. But the landscapes will make you forget all your tiredness. You can be overwhelmed by visiting Lukla Bazaar. You can even buy a souvenir for your family and relatives here. Halt at Lukla
Today is a day to get back to Kathmandu. We will catch a flight from Lukla. The air distance is about half an hour and you reach Kathmandu enjoying your glorious journey. You can even enjoy in Kathmandu for some time and roam around. In the evening the staff of Adventure White Mountain will offer you a farewell dinner for successfully completing your trip.
Finally, your Everest Base Camp Trekking bids a goodbye here. A representative of Adventure White Mountain will drop you to airport few hours before your scheduled flight. See you again!