Everest Trek

 

Day 01: Depart from your own country.

Day 02: Arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu (1350 m)

Arrive in Kathmandu at any time. Our airport representative will welcome you and give you more details on the program. There are no activities planned for your day of arrival, so check into the hotel, do your work and enjoy your night at the hotel.

Day 03: Visit Boudhanath, Pashupatinath and Syambunath evening briefing on the trek.

Day 04: Flight, Kathmandu to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2652 m) Duration: 3 to 4 hours

Early morning transfer to the airport for the Lukla flight. The flight to Lukla is a life experience in itself. The aerodrome is highly rated and the difference between the two ends of the runway is only around 60 exceptional meters. Trek to Phakding with a relaxed and green landscape with the view of Kusum Kangraru. Night at the guest house, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 05: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440 m) Duration: 6 hours.

We follow the Dudh Koshi, going up through the pine and cedar forests of the Himalayas, to the famous village of Namche Bazaar. The village of Namche is a historic trading place where Nepalese and Tibetan traders exchange salt, dried meat and textiles. In addition to being a splendid destination to buy traditional crafts, Namche remains the central trading post in Khumbu which attracts Himalayan and plains merchants. You will spend two days in Namche for acclimatization, visit the local markets and spend time with your team. On the hike, we capture our first glimpses of Everest and the nearby peaks. Night at the guest house, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 06: Namche to Khumjung (3780 m) Duration: 2 hours.

It is a day of acclimatization; We are advancing towards Syangboche Airport (3700 m), the highest airport in the world. Then continue walking to Khunde and Khumjung villages in the green valley (3780mtrs). With views of the Everest Valley, Lhotse, Amadablam, Tawache etc. On the way back, visit the Sherpa Culture Museum and the Everest Photo Gallery. Night at the guest house, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 07: Khumjung to Thame (3750 m) Duration: 4-5 hours.

The most exciting acclimatization route around Khumjung takes you west along the Bhote Koshi valley to the isolated village of Thame (3750 m). Located between the alpine meadows under the wall of Konde Ri. From here we can see magnificent views of Sunder peak (5361 m.), Parchamo Peak (6273 m). Teng Ragi Tau (943 m), the Pasang Lhamu peak (7350 m) are tests carried out in the west until Tashi Lapcha, (5755 m.) Passes towards the Rolwaling valley and towards the north towards Renjo La (5360 m). And the Nangpa la pass (5716 m). In Tibet.

Day 08: Thame to Lungde (4380m) Duration: 4-5 hours.

We gather on the very long ascent to Lungden, where four are located at Five Lodges. Climbing Thame, the ascent is very long and the acclimatization delicate, with a night in Namche or Thame. Only possible with overnight camping equipment at Thame. However, from Thame, this ascent to Renjo La (5360 m). In two rational steps.

Day 09: Thame to Lungde (4380 m) Duration: 4-5 hours.

We gather on the very long ascent to Lungden, where four are located at Five Lodges. Climbing Thame, the ascent is very long and the acclimatization delicate, with a night in Namche or Thame. Only possible with overnight camping equipment at Thame. However, from Thame, this ascent to Renjo La (5360 m). In two rational steps.

Day 10: Lungde to Gokyo lake (4790 m) Cross by the Renjo pass (5340 m)

Magnificent view of Mt. Everest and Lake Gokyo, Mt. Makalu and descend to Lake Gokyo. Duration: 6-7 hours.

Day 11: Gokyo to Gokyo Ri (5360 m.) And Thanknag (4700 m) Assemble at Gokyo Ri (5450 m)

Cross the torrent at the north end of Gkyo lake and climb directly 3-4 hours on foot and descend Gokyo. Afternoon, Crossing of the Ngazumpa glacier: duration 2 hours of walk, this stage divides the ascent to the Cho La pass. Exceptional view on the top of Khumbu Himalaya and Makalu. Duration: 6 hours.

Day 12: Thagknag to Zhongla (4830 m) Via chola cross (5330 m) Duration: 5-6 hours.

Cross the stream then pass in front of the old moraines of the pass. Increase the unstable blank at the neck (5330 m). Cross the glacier on the right, then descend into a steep rocky corridor towards the meadows of Dzongla (4830m).

Day 13: Zhongla to Lochuche (4910 m) Duration: 2-3 hours.

Level course towards a shoulder oriented towards the south where you climb, in balcony, on the main road and on Lobuche.

Day 14: Lobuche to Kalapattar and return to Lobuche. Ascent to Kalapattar (5545 m) Magnificent view of Everest Ice Full, Nuptse (7879 m) and Pomari. Duration: 6-7 hours.

Day 15: Lobuche to Kalapattar and return to Lobuche. Ascent to Kalapattar (5545 m) Magnificent view of Everest Ice Full, Nuptse (7879 m) and Pomari. Duration: 6-7 hours.

Day 14: Loboche to Tengboche. (3860 m) Go down via Periche, Pangbuche. Duration: 6-7 hours.

The walk from Loboche to Imja Khola is interrupted by the stupa much photographed on the way. Through a forest of junipers, birches and lichens, the Dingbuche monastery is the next stop before the climb to the Tengboche monastery. A visit to the monastery and the museum is enough to complete the rest of the day.

Day 15: Tengboche to Namche (3440 m) Duration: 5-6 hours.

Tengboche to the village of via Khumjung (3700m / 12136ft) Duration: 6 hours Descend Pungki Thanka and complete the steep Khumjung village where we visit the Hilary school and the Khumjung monastery then an easy trek to Namche. Night at the hotel breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 16: Namche to Phakding (2610 m) Duration: 5-6 hours.

It's a little vacation today and especially downhill.

Down the big hill and the river Dudh Koshi is Jorsale and soon follow Manjo, Bengkar, Toktok and Phakding. Night at the guest house, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 17: Phakding to Lukla (2840 m) Duration: 3-4 hours.

The hike continues along the Dudh Kosi River to the small mountain landing strip at Lukla, where you can take your flight back to Kathmandu. Night at the guest house, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 18: Lukla to Kathmandu in flight, Lukla to Kathmandu.

A magnificent 30-minute scenic drive back to Kathmandu. Night at the hotel, breakfast included.

Day 19: Journey security in Kathmandu free day.

Day 20: Departure from Kathmandu.

Everest base camp

This great trekking classic in Nepal will delight all those who dream of going to the foot of the all-powerful Mt Everest also called Sagarmantha in Tibetan.

A trek close to the biggest peaks of the Himalayas: Mt Everest 8848m, Mt Lhotse 8501m, Mt Nuptse 7865m, Mt Makalu 8475m, Mt Ama Dablam 6856m

This region, open to tourism since 1950, is crossed by a large number of treks. The Everest base camp is done in 15 days or more for maximum comfort. Departure is from Lukla Airport. You can also start from Jiri / Sivalaya or Tumlingtar in the lower Arun valley.

This circuit requires good physical condition and is done without real difficulties. The most important is the adaptation to the altitude by a progressive acclimatization. You have two passes: the Kala Pattar 5545m and the Renjo the 5360m.

You will discover a kaleidoscope of amazing landscapes, varied vegetation and the splendid lakes of Gokyo at 4790m.

You pass through superb dry stone villages with their mani walls, stupas, small hilltop monasteries and other riches of an ancestral Tibetan culture. Ethnically Sherpa people will always welcome you with great tea.

The visit to the great monastery of Tengboche will be a highlight of Buddhist spiritual impregnation. Other highlights such as: The Kosi valley, Thame and its cliff-hung monastery, the Sherpa villages of Khunde and Khumjung.

From the village of Khumjung, two routes are possible. The first classic goes from Tengboche to Pangboche. The second wildest passes through the village of Phorste for Pangboche with superb panoramic views of the peaks. Passing the Kala Pattar 5545m pass you have an exceptional and unique lookout on the "roof of the world" Everest.

17-days trek Lodge accommodation

 

Trip Info

trip code:
CBE
Destination:
Nepal
trip grade:
Modéré
Max Elevation:
5545m
Total Duration:
17 Jours, Le prix 1450€
best time:
Mars- Mai et Sept.-Nov.
Group Size:
2+
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