Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu
Upon on your arrival at the Tribhuban International Airport, one of our staff will be there to warm greeting you with beautiful garland that is our respect and the culture to welcome to the new stranger. After welcoming you our staff will transfer to you to the hotel. After your long journey on a plane, you may get tired, so be fresh and take a bit rest, then our manager will come to meet you to the hotel and talk about the plan of your trip details.
Day 02: Trek Preparation
Today, our manager will come to meet you at the hotel at 10.00 AM. He will brief about the trip in detail, introduce with the guide and provide you all the documents. You will be free in the afternoon and manage your time for trek preparation. Our guide will meet you at your hotel at six O’ clock in the evening then take you for well come dinner. After having dinner, drop you to the hotel and stay over night.
Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla, trek to Phakding
Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla. You should be ready early in the morning to fly to Lukla. It’s a 45 minutes scenic fly to Lukla. Lukla is the most critical airport. Once you arrived in Lukla have breakfast, then start your trek. Lukla is the gateway to do the Everest Base Camp Trekking. Today you have a short day trek approximately three hour trek. You can enjoy the scenery and some of the peaks. You can pass some villages like as Chheplung, Thadokoshi, Ghat and you will be arriving at Phakding then stay overnight there.
Day 04: Trek from Phakding to Namchebazaar
Trek to Namchebazar. Namche Bazaar is the biggest town on this trip. You should have a breakfast in Phakding. After breakfast you should start your trek to Namche Bazaar. The trail much harder than the last day. At the beginning of the day you should cross the bridge, then passages some little towns. While you are walking on the trail you can enjoy the mountain views of Thamserku and Kusumkangaru. You can see the Dodhkoshi river and the scenery. Monju is a nice place where we should check our trekking permit. After 10 minutes walk you should cross the bridge again and reach at Jorsalle. You might stop for lunch there. After you have lunch, you should have a big climb to Namche Bazaar. You will see the Hilary bridge, double suspension bridge and then get to Topdanda. There is a very nice view point. You can see the Everest at the first time if the weather is clear and there is no cloud. Next one and half hour walk you will reach at Namche Bazaar then stay overnight at hotel.
Day 05: Acclimatization Day
Rest day at Namche Bazaar. Namche Bazaar is the best place to explore the day. The acclimatization day you should ascend about three, four hundred meters then back to the hotel. Namche bazaar is the main center of the Solukhumbu region. Our guide takes you to the Everest view point to see all the mountain views. It takes about two hours walk, then you can back via Khumjung village, visit Hillary school. If you have more time to explore the day, you can visit the Sherpa Museum then stay overnight at Namche Bazaar.
Day 06: Trek from Namchebazaar to Dole
Trek to Dole. Today you plan to go to the Dole, it takes about five to six hour walk. First quite steep to get to the top of Namchebazaar, then very nice and gentle walk to Kyanjuma. You can enjoy the magnificent views of all the major peaks including Amadablam. After Kyanjuma to leave the trail to the Everest Base Camp then you should climb steep to the Mongla Dannda. The trail drops to the Forche Thanga then after gradually climb up to Dole. You should walk through the Rhododendron forest sometimes. Stay overnight at Dole.
Day 07: Trek from Dole to Machermo
Trek to Machermo. The day walks just about three hours like a rest day. The trail very much gradual climb. You may visit to the HRA office if you want. The Doctor will brief you about the altitude sickness. You do not need to worry about the sickness, sometimes they make the tourist afraid. Stay overnight at Machermo.
Day 08: Trek from Machermo To Gokyo
Trek to Gokyo. This is the most important day you book the trip for. It takes about four to five hours walk to reach the Gokyo. Gokyo Vally trek is a very nice because of the lakes in high altitude places. There are several lakes around and the plenty of hotels to stay. The trail more gradual to reach to Gokyo. You can see the magnificent view of Choyu over eight thousand meter height. Enjoy the view of Gokyo and stay overnight at hotel.
Day 09: Acclimatization day at Gokyo
Rest day at Gokyo. Today you need the rest. It means the acclimatization. You should hike to the Gokyo RI, takes about three hours to get to the top. The incredible views, you feel really the different world from the top. You can see the views of over eight thousand meters mountain views of Everest, Lhotse, Makalu and the Choyu just in front of you. Take all the views of mountain, Gokyo valley and the lovely view of Gokyo lake, then back to the Gokyo , have lunch then after looking around the lakes and the surrounding hills. Stay overnight at Gokyo.
Day 10: Trek from Gokyo to Thagnak
Trek to Thagnak. Today, you have very short and easy trek just about three hours walk. The trail climbs up in the beginning, then drop down a bit and walk on Glacier. You should be careful while you walk on the glacier. Enjoy the incredible view of Choyu, stay overnight at Thagnak.
Day 11: Trek from Thagnak to Zongla to Lobuche
Trek to Chola, Zongla then Lobuche. Today you have a hard day and must be tired after seven eight hour walk. You should start early in the morning around four five o’clock. The trail climbs up in the beginning, then drop down a bit afterwards you should be climb until the top of Chola. You should be careful while you take near to the top because of the narrow trail, rocky and it may fall down the stones. After getting to the top of Chola take photographs with your friends and your fellow guide and porters. You should drop down from the top until to Zongla enjoying the magnificent views of Amadoblam, Nuptche, Everest, Makalu and other several surrounding peaks then enjoy the lunch at Zongla. After that you should manage enough time to reach at Lobuche. The trail nice and easy to get to Lobuche, takes about three hours and stay overnight at Lobuche.
Day 12: Trek from Lobuche to Gorak Shep to EBC
Trek to Gorak Shep. The trail continues to Gorak Shep at 5160m. It takes approximately three hours gradual climb. Once you arrive at Gorak Shep, you should prepare to go to the Everest Base Camp. The trail more likely rocks, narrow and sometimes windy as well. Today will fulfill your dream. You had very hard time to come to Nepal not only that you dream to do the Everest Base Camp once in your lifetime. Take photograph with the group and your friends, then back the same way to Gorakhshep and stay overnight at Gorak Shep.
Day 13: Hike to Kalapathar, Trek back to Pheriche
Today hike to Kalapathar (Black Rock) at 5545m early in the morning then trek back to Pheriche. Kalapathar is like a small peak offers the best view of Everest without climbing it. The view of Everest is pretty close from the Kalapathar, take some photograph, it must memorable, then back down to Gorekhshep have breakfast the trek back down until to Pheriche and stay overnight there.
Day 14: Trek from Pheriche to Namchebazaar
Trek to Namchebazaar. Today you feel much better when you descent already from the Everest Base Camp. You have to back the same way passing through the Pangboche, Tengboche, Fungethanga, Lausasa and Kyanjuma. You may see some wild animal and birds if you are lucky. Himalayan Thar, Blue Ship and Musk Deer can see around. The national bird of Nepal Lhophophoras (Danphe) also can see near to the Namchebazaar. You can explore sometimes in Namchebazaar again if you arrive earlier and manage your time then stay overnight at Namchebazaar.
Day 15: Trek back from Namche to Lukla
Trek back to Lukla. Today is your last day trek. You should walk all the way to Lukla mostly the downhill, passes so many country sites and villages like Jorsalle, Monju, Banker, Phakding, Ghat and some more towns. You had a last night in the mountain, get to gather with your friends and stay overnight at Lukla.
Day 16: Fly back from Lukla tom Kathmandu
Fly back from Lukla to Kathmandu. Most of the time you have a morning flight so you should be prepared to go to the airport on time. You should have very nice and 45 minutes scenic flight to Kathmandu. Our guide still with you to drop you to the hotel in Kathmandu. Our manager will meet you in the evening then take you for the farewell dinner and drop you to the hotel, stay overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 17: Departure day
Departure for home. Today our driver will drop you to the International Airport for the final departure. Wish you have a nice and safe journey back home.