Everest Base camp- Trekking Route- Cost and DifficultiesMonday, July 24th, 2017
Mount Everest, also known as Nepali Sagarmāthā and in Tibetan as Chomolungma, Mt Everest lies mahalangur rang, world Highest Mountain. It is 8,848 meters above sea level.
Everest Base Camp: There are two base camps of Mt Everest, The South Base Camp is in Nepal at an altitude of 5,364 meters, and North Base Camp is in Tibet at 5,150 meters.
Everest Base Camp Trek is a once in a lifetime opportunity to see some of the most breathtaking scenery imaginable. the trek gives an insight into the lives and culture of the Sherpa people. Sunrise on the snowcapped peaks above the Khumbu Glacier is an unforgettable sight from the summit of Kala Patthar. Trek to Everest Base Camp is one for the lover of high places and those wanting to push themselves to the limit. It is a tough challenge and not to be taken lightly with generally well graded paths but some tougher sections along the Khumbu glacier.Hiking to Everest base camp enter to Sagarmatha National Park, which holds one of the most scenic vista’s in the world, with magnificent views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and Thamserku,
Day 01: Arrival in Katmandu, transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu to Lukla (2840m) by flight and trek to Phakding.
Day 03: Phakding to trek Namche Bazaar (3446m)
Day 04: Rest day at Namche Bazaar. The rest day we will hik to Khumjung and Everest view hotel.
Day 05: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche .
Day 06: Tengboche to Dingboche.
Day 07: Aclimation day
Day 08: Dingboche to Lobuche.
Day 09: Lobuche toGoraksheph EBC back to Goraksheph.
Day 10: Gorakshep to Everest sunrise view to Kalapaththar (5545m) and back to Phiriche 6 hour
Day 11: Phiriche to Tayngboche (4 hour)
Day 12: Tengboche to Namche bazzar (4 hour)
Day 13: Namache bazzar to Lukla ( 5 hour)
Day 14: Lukla to Kathmandu: Fly to Kathmandu.
Day 15: Departure from Nepal.
Everest Base camp Trek permits:
Sagarmatha national park fees: USD 35 including Vat and Tax
TIMs Permit: US$20 if independent, or US$ 10 if part of a group.
Everest Base camp Trek Cost.
Trekking to Everest base camp with joing local trekking company and hiring to Guide/Porter who speak English and makes you comfortable and safety trip. The company They arrange properly everything. The cost from USD 1050 to 1400 depends type of service you take.
You can do this trek by your own indivisibly as well. Of course the cost will be cheap, the lodge and meals for 3 times about 30 $ per day.
Everest Base camp Trek Equipment List
• Rucksack. No more than 16 Kilogram.
• Day pack:
• Down Jacket ( you can hire in Kathmandu which cost USD 1 per day)
• 4 seasons Sleeping bag ( you can hire it if you don’t have, cost about USD 1 per day)
• Hiking pants
• Full – sleeves shirt
• T – shirts
• Trekking boots (water proof)
• Camp shoes or Sandal
• Woolen socks to wear with boots
• Sun hat
• Sun block for lips
• Sun lotion
• Goggles or sunglasses
• Thermal Long underwear
• Nylon wind pants
• Water bottle
• Medical & first aid kit
• Flash light
• Batteries and bulbs
• Personal towel
• Personal toiletries and medication which should be labeled.
Lukla Flight ticket
Trekking to Everest Base Camp, Most of people take flight to lukla, There are few company operate daily flight. Namely, Tara Air, Sita, Yeti and Goma Air. The Flight cost : $ 356 for round trip.