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Everest Base Camp

Embark on the Everest Base Camp Trek, where the world's highest peaks unveil their majestic beauty, and every step immerses you in the rich tapestry of Sherpa culture—an adventure that promises awe-inspiring landscapes and unforgettable cultural encounters.

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Embark on the journey of a lifetime with the Everest Base Camp Trek, often referred to as the EBC Trek. This remarkable high-altitude adventure will transport you to the heart of the Everest region, where you'll stand at the base of the world's tallest peak. Prepare to be captivated by the sheer grandeur of the Himalayas as you behold the awe-inspiring vistas of not one, but four of the six highest peaks on the planet: the mighty Mount Everest (8,848m), the majestic Mount Lhotse (8,516m), the towering Mount Makalu (8,470m), and the imposing Mount Cho Oyu (8,201m).

But this trek is not just about the breathtaking mountain panoramas; it's a journey that immerses you in the rich tapestry of the mountain Sherpa culture and their way of life. Experience the warm hospitality, traditions, and daily rituals of the resilient Sherpa people as you trek through their picturesque villages. The Everest Base Camp Trek promises an extraordinary blend of natural beauty and cultural immersion that will leave an indelible mark on your soul.

Pre-Trip Pracise Hikes - Free

Embark on your Everest Base Camp adventure fully prepared and confident with our exclusive pre-trip training days. We believe that proper preparation is key to maximizing the enjoyment and success of your epic journey. Our tailored training sessions are designed to equip you with the essential skills, knowledge, and physical conditioning needed for the challenges that lie ahead. Led by experienced instructors, these pre-trip training days cover a range of topics, including altitude acclimatization, trekking techniques, and emergency procedures. Whether you're a seasoned trekker or a first-time adventurer, our training ensures that you step onto the Himalayan trails with the confidence to conquer every ascent. Sign up for our Everest Base Camp trip, and let the journey begin with comprehensive preparation and the promise of an unforgettable experience.

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at The Trip Itinery

Day 01:
Begin your Everest Base Camp Adventure by arriving in Kathmandu (1,320m/4,330ft). Our guide and friendly representative will welcome you at the airport and take you to a cozy 3-star hotel in the lively city. Spend the night here, exploring Kathmandu and gearing up for the incredible journey ahead, guided by our experienced experts who prioritize your safety and comfort.

Accommodation: 3-star Hotel
Location: Kathmandu

 

Day 02:
Discover the cultural wonders of Kathmandu and prepare for your trek (1,320m/4,330ft). Explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath Stupa (the Monkey Temple), and Kathmandu Durbar Square. Marvel at daily rituals, stunning architecture, and the peaceful ambiance of these sacred sites. After a day of exploration, return to your hotel to appreciate the cultural heritage of Kathmandu.

Maximum Altitude: 1,320m
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: 3-star Hotel
Duration: 4-5 hours
Location: Kathmandu

 

Day 03:
Take a 35-minute flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2,610m/8,562ft). Enjoy breathtaking views of the changing landscape during the flight. Upon landing in Lukla, start your trek to Phakding through enchanting forests on a well-established trail. Conclude the day with a comfortable overnight stay in a tea house or lodge in Phakding.

Maximum Altitude: 2,610m
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Tea House/Lodge
Duration: 3-4 hours
Location: Phakding
Distance: 8 kilometers (5 miles)

 

Day 04:
Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,443m/11,299ft). Enjoy a picturesque trek through lush pine and cedar forests, reaching the charming village of Monjo. Enter the Sagarmatha National Park, known for its diverse flora and fauna. Continue your uphill trek to Namche, with breathtaking views of Kusum Khangkaru (6,367m/20,889ft). Relax at a cozy guesthouse in Namche for an overnight stay.

Maximum Altitude: 3,443m
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Tea House/Lodge
Duration: 5-6 hours
Location: Namche Bazaar
Distance: 10 kilometers (6 miles)

 

Day 05:
Acclimatization Day in Namche Bazaar (3,443m/11,299ft). Explore the vibrant village and enjoy panoramic views of Thamserku Peak and Kongde Ri Himal. Visit the Sherpa Culture Museum, Everest Photo Gallery, or the Syangboche airstrip for panoramic mountain views. Alternatively, venture to the Everest View Hotel, the world's highest-located hotel. Return to your comfortable lodge for a peaceful overnight stay.

Maximum Altitude: 3,443m
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Lodge/Tea House
Duration: 3-4 hours
Location: Namche Bazaar
Distance: 3-5 kilometers (2-3 miles)

 

Day 06:
Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,875m/12,713ft). Follow the scenic trail alongside the Dudh Koshi River, reaching the picturesque village of Tengboche. Enjoy stunning views of Ama Dablam (6,856m/22,494ft) and the iconic Tengboche Monastery, the largest in the region. Experience warm hospitality, local cuisine, and the natural wonders of Tengboche during your overnight stay.

Maximum Altitude: 3,875m
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Lodge/Tea House
Duration: 4-5 hours
Location: Tengboche
Distance: 6.5 kilometers (4 miles)

 

Day 07:
Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4,410m/14,469ft). Experience the breathtaking beauty of the Khumbu region, following the Imja River and enjoying stunning mountain scenery. Arrive in Dingboche, nestled at the base of the awe-inspiring Nangkartshang Peak (5,616m/18,425ft). Relax and recharge at a comfortable guesthouse in Dingboche, surrounded by stunning beauty.

Maximum Altitude: 4,410m
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Lodge/Tea House
Duration: 5-6 hours
Location: Dingboche
Distance: 12 kilometers (7.5 miles)

 

Day 08:
Acclimatization Day in Dingboche (4,410m/14,469ft). Explore the traditional village and take a relaxing hike to Nangkartshang for panoramic views of the Imja Valley and the Everest range. After a day of exploration, relax at one of Dingboche's charming guesthouses for a rejuvenating night's rest.

Maximum Altitude: 4,410m
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Lodge/Tea House
Duration: 4-5 hours
Location: Dingboche

 

Day 09:
Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4,910m/16,109ft). Embark on an unforgettable journey from Dingboche, following the trail alongside the Imja River towards Lobuche. Enjoy a gentle hike, taking in the natural beauty, before resting at a comfortable guesthouse in Lobuche.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Lodge/Tea House
Duration: 4-5 hours
Location: Lobuche
Distance: 8.5 kilometers (5.3 miles)

 

Day 10:
Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep - Everest Base Camp.

 (5,364m/17,598ft) and back to Gorakshep (5,140m/16,864ft). Experience the thrill of a lifetime trekking to the base camp of Mount Everest. Enjoy a gentle walk with stunning views overlooking the Khumbu glacier from Lobuche to Gorakshep. Savor breathtaking views of the Khumbu icefall and towering mountains at the base camp before returning to Gorakshep for an overnight stay.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Lodge/Tea House
Duration: 8-9 hours
Location: Gorakshep
Distance: 16 kilometers (10 miles)

 

Day 11:
Hike to Kala Patthar (5,555m/18,225ft) and Trek to Pheriche (4,240m/13,911ft). Embark on one of the most highly anticipated days of your Everest Base Camp trek. Enjoy breathtaking 360-degree views of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Pumori, Ama Dablam, and Thamserku from Kala Patthar. After taking in the highlights, retrace your steps back to Pheriche and spend the night at a cozy guesthouse, surrounded by stunning Himalayan views.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Lodge/Tea House
Duration: 8-9 hours
Location: Pheriche
Distance: 14 kilometers (8.7 miles)

 

Day 12:
Trek from Pheriche to Namche Bazaar (3,443m/11,299ft). Experience the awe-inspiring beauty of the Himalayan forest and the majestic peaks of Mount Everest as you journey through Pheriche. Follow the familiar trail back to Namche Bazaar, crossing the Imja River and several suspension bridges. After an exhilarating day, relax and recharge at a cozy guesthouse in Namche for a peaceful overnight stay.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Lodge/Tea House
Duration: 6-7 hours
Location: Namche Bazaar
Distance: 10.5 kilometers (6.5 miles)

 

Day 13:
Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,850m/9,350ft). After a fulfilling trek from Namche, return to Lukla via Monjo and exit the Sagarmatha National Park. The trek downhill is relatively easier, allowing you to relish the breathtaking mountain views. Upon arrival in Lukla, indulge in local cuisine and celebrate the successful completion of your trek. The eateries in Lukla offer an authentic taste of Nepal, creating a unique and memorable experience. After a satisfying meal, unwind and reflect on the journey's highlights.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Lodge/Tea House
Duration: 6-7 hours
Location: Lukla
Distance: 13 kilometers (8 miles)

 

Day 14:
Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu (1,320m/4,330ft), a 35-minute flight, followed by a Farewell Dinner. After a thrilling trek in the majestic Himalayas, return to Kathmandu with a scenic flight from Lukla. Spend the day at your leisure, indulging in some well-deserved retail therapy or relaxation. In the evening, enjoy a farewell dinner hosted to celebrate the successful completion of your trek. After a delightful evening of good food, company, and memories, retire to your comfortable accommodation for the night.

Meals: Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
Accommodation: 3-star Hotel
Location: Kathmandu

 

Day 15:
Departure Day. To ensure a smooth and hassle-free departure, you will be transported to the airport approximately three hours before your scheduled flight. This will give you ample time to check in, go through security, and make any last-minute arrangements before boarding your flight.

Meals: Breakfast

What's Included
Hassle-free airport pick-up and drop-off
Pre-trek briefing to prepare you for the adventure ahead
3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu for two nights
Round-trip flight from Kathmandu to Lukla
All necessary documents and permits for trekking
Trekking equipment, including a down-filled sleeping bag, walking poles, and a duffel bag
Experienced English-speaking trekking guide and porter (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
Wages, insurance, equipment, transport, meals, and lodging for guides and porters
Full board meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) of your choice
Supplementary snacks like energy bars and cookies
Fresh seasonal fruits every night during the trek
Chlorine-treated safe drinking water
Oximeter to check pulse, heart rate, and oxygen saturation before reaching EBC and on return
Comfortable private rooms with shared toilets for all accommodation during the trek
Complete First Aid kit
All government and local taxes
Himalaya Land Treks t-shirt and trekking route map
Farewell dinner at one of the best Nepali restaurants with traditional ethnic music and dance

EXCLUDES

  • International flight to Kathmandu

  • Meals and drinks in Kathmandu

  • Personal costs like additional drinks, laundry, hot showers, boiled water

  • Travel and medical insurance including helicopter evacuation

  • Visa

  • Tips for guides and porters 

  • Sightseeing Tours

Note: "Embark on the Everest Base Camp adventure! Please note, that for the best experience, a minimum of 4 participants is required. Your journey is our priority, and we'll keep you informed with regular updates. Secure your spot for an unforgettable trek into the heart of the Himalayas!"

Helicopter Back To Katmandu

"Exciting News! For added flexibility, we offer a special option: Helicopter ride back to Kathmandu from Everest Base Camp. Elevate your journey and enjoy breathtaking aerial views. Ask us about this exclusive option, available at $600 per person, to make your trek even more extraordinary!"

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EBC
Equipment Guide

Everest Base Camp Trek Packing List

Your Complete Guide: What You Need To Bring With You

Getting ready for the Everest Base Camp Trek? We know, packing can be a challenge, but fear not! We, at Hajar Mountain Adventures, have got your back. We've put together a comprehensive list of everything you'll need for the trek of a lifetime.

 

Remember, this list is a guide, not a rulebook. Tailor it to your preferences and needs.

 

Personal Clothing:
1. Base Layers: Merino wool is our go-to for moisture-wicking and affordability.
2. Insulation Layer: Opt for a Fleece Jacket, for warmth without the weight.
3. Outer Layer: Invest in a quality waterproof jacket and trousers for higher altitudes.

4. Hiking Clothes: Don't forget trekking trousers, shorts, and 5-6 breathable, quick-drying shirts.

5. Waterproof Gear: Always be prepared for rain with a good Gore-Tex jacket and trousers.

6. Underwear: 5 pairs of sports wicking and breathable, underwear and 2 sports bras for women.
7. Hat: A wide-brim trekking hat for sun protection.
8. Beanie: Keep warm at night or near Everest Base Camp.

9. Neck Gaiter: Essential for warmth and avoiding the Khumbu cough.
10. Inner Gloves: Light gloves for moderate temperatures and intricate tasks.

11. Outer Insulated Gloves: Waterproof, Mid-weight fleeced gloves for sub-zero temperatures.
12. Hiking Boots: Prioritize comfort over brand, ensuring a good fit for trekking.

13. Trekking Shoes/Sandals: Lightweight shoes for tea houses.

14. Hiking Socks: 5-6 pairs of breathable, moisture-wicking socks.

15. Thermal Socks: For colder conditions, near or at Base Camp.

   - Recommended Brands: Coolmax, Smartwool.

16. Gaiters: Optional but useful to prevent debris from entering boots, or in wet conditions. 

17. Warm jacket: For those cold evenings as you higher up, down, or synthetic to keep you toasty.

 

Bags and Backpacks:
18.  Duffel Bag 80L: Water-resistant, durable, and lockable for portered treks. MAXIMUM 15KG

19. Daypack 25/35L: Small pack for extra clothing, water, and food plus any essentials during the trek. Ensure the daypack has a rain cover. MAXIMUM 10KG.

Sleeping Gear:
20. Sleeping Bag: A warm 4-season bag rated for at least -10°C.

21. Sleeping Bag Liner: A mummy-shaped liner for extra warmth

Recommended Brands for all of the above: The North Face, Mountain Hardware, Rab, Hagloffs, Arc'terix, Osprey, Black Diamond, Salomon, Meindl, Scarpa, Sportiva, Asolo

Additional Recommended Equipment:

1. Ear Plugs: For a sound sleep in teahouses.
2. Trekking Poles: Recommended for joint support.

3. Sunglasses: 100% UV protection, e.g., Julbo.

4. Headlight: A  headlamp for nighttime navigation. eg Petzl
5. Water Bottle/Hydration Bladder: Stay hydrated on the trek. e.g Platypus Big Zip Water Reservoir, CamelBak Water Bottles

6. Towel: Quick-drying trekking towels are ideal.

7. Pee Funnel: Handy for late-night bathroom runs. e.g. Freshette Pee Funnel (FEMALE ONLY)

8. Lock: Secure your valuables with locks. e.g. TSA

Technology and Entertainment:
1. Camera: Capture the breathtaking landscapes.

2. Portable Charger: Keep your electronic devices powered. 20,000mAh

3. Books: A good read or e-reader for downtime.e.g. Kindle 

4. Cards: A deck for evening entertainment.

 

Passport/Money:
1. Passport: Don't forget travel documents and visa.

2. Money: Carry around $200 cash, for any additional items such as drinks or souvenirs you buy along the trek, as well as guide and porter tips as there are no ATMs on the trek. Tips are approximately $150/guide and $100/porter split between the whole group.

 

Insurance:
1. Travel Insurance: Essential for trekking up to 6,000m, including helicopter evacuation. e.g. World Nomads

 

Medications and Toiletries:
1. Water Purification Tablets: Ensure all water is purified.

2. Isotonic Powder: Replenish lost electrolytes.

3. Diamox: Prevent altitude sickness; consult your doctor.

4. Common Medications: Paracetamol, Ibruprofen, Imodium.

5. Sunscreen: Minimum SPF 30 sunscreen and UV-rated lip balm.

6. Baby Wipes: For quick cleaning and refreshment.

7. Hand Sanitizer: For a quick wash before eating.

8. Toiletries: Essentials and 2 rolls of toilet paper.

9. Small First Aid Kit: For small cuts and blisters. e.g. Compeed Blister Plasters.

10. Oximeter: Optional device for monitoring altitude effects.e.g. Finger Pulse Oximeters

Now you're ready for an epic adventure in the Himalayas! Safe travels, and see you on the trail!

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