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14-Day Everest Base Camp Trekking by Friendly Trekkers Adventure

Low carbon footprint
Support local business
On-the-ground prices

Description

Private trip
14 days 13 nights
The Everest base camp trek is considered the most iconic of all treks in the world. It is very popular and very rewarding for everyone that comes to experience the Himalayas. The very name motivates trekkers from around the world to make their dream of visiting the highest mountain in the world.

Meet your guide

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Friendly Trekkers Adventure

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Sustainable
Basic English, Fluent English
Friendly Trekkers Adventure is a family run trekking company by trekkers for trekkers. These guys have heaps of experience and have also started a homestay project in the village where they're from. working with tourists for many years, they are determined to offer experiences that do not showcase a "decorated culture" and really gives a window to travellers to the true face of local culture and natural resources.

Prices

Prices start from USD$1,417 per person Prices start from NPR156,861.90
Prices may differ based on no. of travellers. Please select no. of travellers in the booking form to see the final adventure price.

Itinerary

Please note that this is a sample itinerary and may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.
Day 1: Kathmandu (1200m) - Lukla (2840m) - Phakding (2610m)

Today you will arrive at Phakding, where you will start your ascend tomorrow.

  • Morning: Flight to Lukla, descend to Ghat (2490m) in the valley of the Dudh Kosi (Milk River) before continuing to Pakding
Day 2: Phakding (2610m)-Namche Bazaar

A tough hike to Namche Bazaar through Sagarmatha National Park!

  • Morning to afternoon: Enter the Sagarmatha National Park, climb above the river to Namche Bazaar Evening: Spend the night at Namche Bazaar
Day 3: Namche Bazaar

Explore Namche Bazaar!

  • Rest day at Namche Bazaar, day trek to the Everest view hotel
Day 4: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3850m)

Tengboche is an important Buddhist pilgrimage site

  • 6-hour hike
Day 5: Tengboche to Dingboche (4350m)

Today you will make your way towards Orsho where beautiful rock paintings are aplenty!

  • Descend through the beautiful rhododendron forest and cross Imja Khola. Leave Pangboche and head towards Orsho Afternoon: Catch some views on Pumori in the north, the final climb up to Dingboche (4410m)
Day 6: Chhukung

Explore Chukung, the last village in the eastern direction.

  • Rest day at Dingboche, day trek to Chhukung (Iceland peak view)
Day 7: Dingboche to Lobuche (4930m)

Today is your second acclimatisation day.

  • Afternoon: Cross the Thukla pass (4830m) and ascend 500m in total to Lobuche (4910m) and another 200m for acclimatisation
Day 8: Lobuche- Gorekshep (5160m)

Today you will get to enjoy a beautiful sunset view and Mount Everest close up.

  • Morning: Detour from the main trail to visit an Italian research centre Afternoon: Continue to Gorak Shep (5140m)
Day 9: Kalapathar- Everest base camp- Gorakshep

Climb Kala Patthar (Black Rock) at 5500m

  • Morning view to Kalapathar, day trek to the Everest base camp and back to Gorekshep
Day 10: Gorakshep to Pheriche (4200m)

Panoramic view of snowy mountains

  • Descend to Periche where you will stay overnight.
Day 11: Pheriche- Tengboche (3850m)

Today will be a long day of trekking but you'll get to see more snowcapped mountains along the way.

  • Morning: Head to Pangboche and Tengboche
Day 12: Tengboche - Namche Bazaar (3440m)

5 hours of trekking

  • Continue the trek to Namche Bazaar, passing by various campsites and villages
Day 13: Namche Bazaar to Phakding (2700m)- Lukla (2800m)

Today, you will get to explore Lukla, one of the most challenging landing spot for pilots worldwide.

  • Morning: Trek back to Lukla Afternoon: Explore local villages and restaurants, experience local life
Day 14: Lukla - Kathmandu (2800m)

Today, you'll get to explore Kathmandu!

  • Morning: Fly back to Kathmandu Afternoon: Rest or explore surrounding local experiences, souvenir shopping, sightseeing Evening: Farewell dinner

What's included

  • Maps
  • Guide
  • Assistants
  • 3 meals per day
  • Afternoon tea & snacks
  • Annapurna Park entry
  • TIMS fees
  • Staff insurance
  • Transport to and from the trailhead
  • 2 nights' accommodation pre and post the trek
  • Complimentary massage after the trek from Seeing Hands
  • Accommodation for the duration of the trek (2 persons per room). *During high season one room per two clients may not be always available.
  • Assistant - (maximum weight to carry is 10 kg for female assistant guide and 13 kg for male assistant guide).
  • Soft drinks
  • Air tickets
  • Client insurance
  • Tips

Where you'll be staying

Transport Information

Return transport included

Pick-up Time
Flexible
Pick-up Point
Kathmandu
Drop-off Time
Flexible
Drop-off Point
Kathmandu

What to bring

Comfortable clothes
Duffel bags
Medicine
Passport-size photos (4 per person)
Passport-size photos (4 per person)
Photocopies of passport
Sleeping bag
Sunscreen
Toiletries
Trekking pole
Trekking shoes
Warm clothing

Important info

Booking Policy

Bookings should be made at least 7 days before the desired start date. If you require an earlier booking, please contact us and we would be happy to help!

Strict Cancellation Policy

The adventure can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. Cancellations after this date will not be eligible for a refund, unless your spot is booked and completed by another traveller. If your spot is booked and completed by another traveller, a full refund will be processed within 14 days of the adventure start date.

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Earliest available 24 Oct 2019
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