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EVEREST BASE CAMP - EASTER 2020 | NEPAL | sábado, 04. abril 2020

Want an Adventure of a Lifetime?  Want to walk in the footsteps of Famous Explorers?
The Answer is Trekking to Everest Base Camp - Easter 2020 :)I cannot recommend this trip enough..It is definitely the most beautiful trek I have done with stunning Alpine scenery, the chance to meet probably the friendliest people in the World, and of course the once in a lifetime experience to see the World's Highest Mountain - Mount Everest.
The price for this 15 day trip is £1350 and includes :• 3nts accommodation at 3* Hotel in Kathmandu on B&B basis.• 11 nights accommodation at Tea houses during trekking.• Airfare Kathmandu / Lukla / Kathmandu • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner during trekking, incl. one hot drink.• First Aid Medical kit.• A Govt.licensed English Speaking trekking Guide and Porters Including their Insurance, Food, Accommodation and Salaries.• One Sleeping bag and down jacket.• National Park fees, monument fees, TIMS fees & other applicable taxes.• Trekking map, trekking poles (if available)• Arrival/Departure transfer with air conditioned vehicle and English Speaking Representative.

NOT INCLUDED:

International Airfares
Personal Spending Money (eg. Extra Drinks, Snack, Souveniers)
Travel Insurance
Visa Fees and Passport Fees
Any Travel vaccintaions
Discretionary Tipping for Guide  and Porter
Meals whilst at Hotel in Kathmandu


Itinerary
Day 01 : Welcome to Nepal
Welcome to Nepal. Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport you will be met by one of our representatives and taken to your hotel. In the early evening you will be met by Nabin or Krishna who will introduce you to other trekkers in the group and give you a briefing on your upcoming adventure.

Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing
After breakfast you will go for a guided sightseeing tour of Kathmandu valley; namely Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Bouddhanath and Patan Durbar Square. Return back to the hotel at 5pm in the evening so that you will have sufficient time to prepare your trekking bags. 
 
Day 03: Kathmandu to Lukla(2845m) then hike to Phakding(2660m)
Walking time: 3.5 hrs
Your trekking guide will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to the airport in a private car. We will board a flight to Lukla from Tribhuvan Int. airport which will take approx 30mins.  After landing at Lukla you will start trekking to Phakding.  The trail to Phakding from Lukla is a gradual downhill walk. You have now entered the land of the Sherpa where you will see monasteries, prayer wheels and some sights of the snowcapped mountain peaks.
 
Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3420m)
Walking time: 5 to 6 hrs
Today you will be following the slightly uphill trail by the bank of the Dudh Koshi River until you reach the junction of Dudh Koshi and Bhotey Koshi river.  From the junction you will follow the uphill trail until Namche Bazaar. If the weather is clear you will be able to get your first sight of Everest from Durbin Danda along the way. You will be entering the World Heritage Site - ‘Sagarmatha National Park’ which is home to a multitude of mountain wildlife. You pass through farm lands, natural waterfalls, springs and pine forest, as well as Himalayan flora and fauna on the way.
 
Day 05: Acclimatization Day
Today is a rest day but we recommend that you keep moving to acclimatise with the altitude. To do this you can either take a short trek of about an hour uphill to the army camp and visit the museum inside Sagarmatha National Park to enjoy the panoramic mountain view; or you can take a longer trek to Everest View Hotel (3900m) which is a steep uphill climb and takes you about 3 to 4 hours. From the hotel you can get better panoramic views of the mountains. We recommend you trek to Everest View Hotel. Overnight at Namche Bazaar.
 
Day 06: Namche to Tangboche(3870m)
Walking time: 5 hrs
Today after breakfast we will take an uphill trail for almost 15 minutes through the village, then we will follow an almost flat trail all the way to Sanasa village. From Sanasa village we will take a descending trail passing the trail to Gokyo en-route.  The trail descends downward until Phunki Thenga  and then uphill passing through the forest all the way to Tangboche. From Tangboche you can get a 360 degree panoramic mountain view including the mighty Mt. Everest. The main attraction of Tangboche is Tangboche monastery where Buddhist monks chant prayers and meditate every day. Trekkers who are heading to EBC are allowed to visit the monastery after 3pm to get blessings from the holy monk.
 
Day 07: Tangboche to Dingboche(4360m)
Walking time: 5 hrs
Try to wake up early to view the sunrise.  After breakfast follow the descending trail passing through the forest of Birch and Rhododendron until you reach the suspension bridge. After crossing the bridge the trail goes slightly uphill passing Pangboche, Orsho and onto Dingboche.  You will leave the tree line and enter the alpine grassland today. You will see yaks and sheep grazing on a pasture. Today you can get a view of mountains like Amadublam, Lho-thse, Taboche and Island Peak which is popular for climbing.
 
Day 08: Acclimatization Day
Today is another rest day.  You can climb to Nangkartshang Hill at an elevation of 5000m or you can head to Chhukung at 4730m, the choice is yours.  We recommend that you opt for Nangkartshang Hill because you will get a better view from here and it will ease your trekking the following day as you will ascend to an altitude greater than 5000m tomorrow.
 
Day 09: Dingboche to Lobuche (5000m)
Walking time: 5 hrs
The trail goes slightly uphill until Thugla then descends moderately until reaching Lobuche. You will see memorial stupas and prayer flags hanging on the hill over the Thugla pass. The stupas were built in the memory of climbers who lost their lives during expeditions of Mt. Everest. You will have an opportunity to get a view of Tawache, Cholache, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Pumari, Nuptse & Kusum Kankaru mountains. The glacier ridge of Lobuche offers you the view of Everest Base Camp, Kala Patthar, Khumbu glacier and moraines formed by glaciers.
 
Day 10: Lobuche to Gorakshep (5165m) then to  Everest Base Camp (5364m)
Walking time: 3 hrs to Gorakshep and 4 hrs to Everest Base Camp
The trail is  flat and easy for about an hour then you will pass through the moraine formed by glaciers  where the trail becomes rocky and icy. The trail ascends gradually up all the way to Gorakshep. You will leave your bags behind at the hotel and hike to Everest Base Camp which is 2 hours walk away. Finally you are at the elevation of 5345m from sea level. You will have a closer view of Khumbu glacier, some of the popular mountains like Nuptse, Pumari, Lobuche, Khumbtse, Lingtung, slight view of Mt. Everest and Lho-La. Overnight at Gorakshep.
 
Day 11: Hike to  Kala Pattar(5545m) then back to Phariche(4200m)
Walking time:  4 hrs to Kala Patthar and 3.5 hrs to Phariche
You need to wake up quite early today because it is recommended that you climb up to Kala Patthar before sunrise.  The hike to Kala Patthar from Gorakshep is about 2.5 hour walk steeply uphill which is challenging. Since this is the final goal point of your trip, you need to collect as much energy as you can and use it. From the top of Kala Patthar you can see the 360 degree astounding view of the mighty mountain range including Mt. Everest and a closer view of Khumbu glacier. After you are done with your stay at Kala Patthar you will descend to Gorakhsep then continue to Lobuche after a much needed breakfast. From Lobuche continue downhill to Phariche. Stay overnight here.
 
Day 12: Namche(3420m)
Walking time: 6.5 hrs
Since we are following the same trail to Namche, it is downhill now until Dibuche which takes around 3 hours. From Dibuche the trail climbs upwards to Tangboche which is half an hour walk. From Tangboche the trail goes steeply downhill for an hour to reach Phunki Thenga. From here, the trail ascends up for 1.5 hours to Sanasa village. The trail becomes flat and easy from Sanasa to Namche.
 
Day 13: Lukla
Walking time: 6 hrs
The trail descends along the ridge through pine forest until the high suspension bridge. The rest of the trail goes easy until Lukla. Today is the last day of your trip, this evening enjoy your final evening meal with your trekking team. Overnight at Lukla.
 
Day 14: Fly back to Kathmandu
Today take an early morning flight to Kathmandu. On arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport you will be transferred back to your hotel for your final night. After reaching Kathmandu you can spend your day at leisure.
 
Day 15: Departure
You will be transferred back to Tribhuvan International Airport for your flight home.
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