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Rapid Everest Base Camp Trek

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Duration

Nepal

Country

Easy Trek

Grade

5364 m

Max altitude

Flight and private vehicle

Transportation

Hotel/Mountain lodge

Accommodation

Mid Feb to May, Mid Sept to Mid Dec

Best season

All meals during trek

Meals

Trip Overview

Rapid Everest Base Camp Trek is a plan targeting Trekkers and adventure lovers who have a short time but would still like to reach Everest Base camp. The treckking route offers you views of the highest peak in the world Mt. Everest (8848 m) and other attractions like Kala Patthar (5,545 m), Mt. Lhotse (8516 m), Mount Cho- you (8201 m), Mt. Makalu (8463 m), Khumbu glacier, beautiful Sherpa culture, world highest national park and more. 

As well as known beautiful Sherpa villages and Sagarmatha National Park are some of the attractions of this trekking. Trek passes the natural environment of many endangered wild animals that includes red panda, snow leopard, and musk deer. The exclusive experience of Sherpa cultures, mountain scenery, alpine forest, rivers and more. The trek begins with a 25 to 32-minute gorgeous flight to Tenzing Hillary airport at Lukla in the Khumbu region. Trek route passes the Sherpa settlements, pine forest, Sagarmatha National park and Namche Bazaar (Market place of Khumbu). Visiting the oldest and biggest Monastery at Tyanboche opportunity to experience Buddhism.

Through the alpine landscape becomes rockier as the trail reaches above the tree line on moraines to Gorakshep via Lobuche. Trekking to Everest Base Camp over the Khumbu glacier moraines is challenging but gives the great experience ever in a lifetime. Spend a night at Gorekshep the next day early in the morning hike to Kala Patthar, the highest point of the hiking which has the most wonderful view of Mt. Everest and panoramic mountains views will stay in your memory forever. You will repeat the same trail back to the Lukla airport. The next morning flight will bring you back to Kathmandu. Rapid Everest Base Camp Trek is sure to be an adventure of lifetime experience memory. Introduce you to local culture, the heart of Himalayas, the best of wilderness and amazing mountain view.

Itinerary

Day 01 Kathmandu Arrival (1400 m)

Upon your arrival at the airport of Kathmandu, our representative receives you and transfer to the hotel in Thamel within B/B plan. After you freshen up, the trek leader will give you information about further programs. In the evening, explore the bars, restaurants, and cafes in Thamel.

Day 02 Kathmandu-Lukla flight and trek to Phakding (2610 m)-3/4 hour

After having breakfast, we take an early morning flight to Lukla, where our real trek starts. During our flight to Lukla, we will come across many breathtaking views of mountains. After we reach Lukla, we will start our trek heading towards Pakhding, which will take around 4 hours. You will pass the beautiful stone wall, painted and non- painted mani walls along the way to Pakhding. 

Day 03 Trek to Namche Bazar (3440m)-5/6 hour

On this day, we head towards Namche Bazar, one of the most beautiful destinations on our trek to Rapid Everest Base Camp. After crossing some ups and downs, we reach Sagarmatha National Park, where you will have proper access to the internet. After a short walk from there, we can have a clear view of Mount Everest. Ascending on the same path we finally reach Namche Bazar will get to see a different culture, natural beauty in Namche Bazar, and get various everyday facilities like the internet, Banks, cafes, and others since this place is the main gateway to Everest Region. 

Day 04 Trek to Tengboche (3867m) - 4/5 hour

After having breakfast, we start our journey to Tengboche Monastery/hill station. The trail goes leaving a cliff dropping down the Dudh Kosi river. From this place, you can have a panoramic view of Everest, Ama Dablam (6,812m), Lhotse, Tawoche (6,501m) and Nuptse (7855m) mountain. We pass through Trashinga, Phunki Tenga, and then reach Tengboche Monastery. Tengboche hill offers a fantastic view of sunrise and sunset at Everest combine with Ama Dablam at right.

Day 05 Trek to Dingboche (4410m) 5/6 hour

Leaving Tyangboche hill at the backdrop, we descend passing through a rhododendron forest and reach Deboche. Deboche is a small village with a few nice lodges. We cross a suspension bridge at Imja River (commonly known as Khola in Nepali) and head towards Minlinggo before entering Imjatse Valley beneath the majestic peaks of Ama Dablam, Lhotse, and Nuptse. We ultimately reach Dingboche village, where we stay overnight.

Day 06 Trek to Lobuche (4940m)-5/6 hour

After breakfast, we head towards Lobuche from Dingboche, which is at a distance of about five and a half hours regular walk. In the way, you will have fantastic views of Mount Ama Dablam, Mount Tawache, Mount Pokalde (5741m), Mount Kongma-Tse (5820m), and Mount Nuptse.

Day 07 Treks to The Everest Base Camp (5364m) via Gorekshep (5164m) and return to Gorekshep for overnight. - 5/6 hour

Having breakfast at Lobuche, we continue our trek to Everest Base Camp via Gorakshep. It is just a day hiking. Today is the most rewarding part of the complete Everest base camp trek. Our trail ascends through the rocky path and Khumbu glacier. You will have a fantastic view of Nuptse, Lho-La, and Khumbutse along the way. After visiting Everest Base Camp and we come back to Gorakshep.

Day 08 Trek to Kalapatthar (5644m) and descend to Periche (4371m) - 5/6 hour

To capture the fabulous morning view, the sunrays over the snow-capped Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, and others, we head towards Kala Patthar at an altitude of 5550m. From Kala Patthar, we continue descending towards Dingboche via Lobuche and finally reach Pheriche. Upon entering Pheriche, you stay at the teahouse or lodge.

Day 09 Trek to Namche Bazar (3440m) - 6/7 hour

As the trail descends, walking will be more comfortable and faster. Following back the same path with stone walls around, passing by places like Deboche and Tengboche, we reach Phunke Tenga. We head downwards and cross a suspension bridge over the Dudh Koshi River before reaching Namche Bazaar. Views of peaks like Thamserku, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, and Tawache are amazing from here. Overnight, in a tea house or lodge where you get meals.

Day 10 Trek to Lukla (2860m)-6/7 hour

We continue walking downhill from Namche towards Monju. Following the same trail towards Lukla via Phakding and the same amazing views along with the Sherpa valleys around, we reach Lukla. We will walk around the Lukla and also reconfirm the flight ticket. Enjoying the very last moments of your Everest Base Camp Trek, have dinner together with the crew members. We stay in a hotel at night, where you will get meals on a full board basis.

Day 11 Fly back to Kathmandu-(1400m) – 30 minutes flight

We will take Lukla to Kathmandu flight that is around 30 to 40 minutes. You will meet the team of our company who will drop you to the hotel you stayed in before (unless changed). As this is the last day of yours in Nepal, we enjoy the farewell dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant, along with some with live music food rejoicing the success.

Day 12 Final Departure

We will drop you at Kathmandu International Airport for your flight back home, and our trip ends. I wish you your incredible journey. Thank you for choosing Adventure Victory Team for managing your trip to Everest Back Camp.Hope to see you again.

Cost Includes and Excludes

Package Includes

Private vehicle with AC

Driver

Tour Guide
 

Package Excludes

Entrance Fees

Lunch

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