Luxury Everest base camp trekking an adventure with style staying in deluxe or luxury hotels, lodge or resorts where available on route to Everest base camp and back at Lukla, a great fascinating and enjoyable walks facing glorious mountain views.
Luxury Everest base camp trekking on homely comfort with great warm hospitality of the native Sherpa people, the highlanders of Everest where men-folks were the first Mountain and trekking guides till present day.
Luxury Everest base camp trekking leads you to enjoyable walks from the beginning to an end of the journey after taking a swift panoramic short flight to reach at Lukla, a busy town as well the door to many various adventure around Khumbu within Everest area.
Route from Lukla takes you through many nice farm villages of Sherpa natives of Khumbu and Everest region adorn with interesting Buddhism culture and religion which you can notice along the way where trails lined with Buddhist monuments and rows of prayer spinning bells.
As walk takes you into Sagarmatha National Park at nice village of Monjo, where Sagarmatha a word for Mt. Everest in Nepalese while Sherpa of Tibetan origin calls as Chomolungma.
Slowly route heads following Dudh Kosi river and into beautiful woodland of rhododendron, oaks, magnolia and pine tree lines with steep winding up to reach at famous Namche Bazaar.
Colorful big houses serving as lodge, hotels and resorts located in amphitheater U shape with grand views of Kongde, Thamersarkhu, included views of Mt. Everest and beautiful peaks of Amadablam from the top of Namche bazaar.
Having rest days at Namche a perfect height to support acclimatization before heading higher elevation towards our target and main highlight of the adventure, after Namche walk on pleasant path along with views of Everest and range of peaks.
As trek progress with climb into serene alpine cool woodland to reach at marvelous spot in Tengboche situated in the midst of lovely forest with mountains that surrounds this lovely place where one can visit its nice monastery of great interest.
After Tengboche tree lines drops for arid, barren towards windswept terrain as walk get nearer to higher mountain range with overnight stops on nice scenic settlement of Dingboche, Lobuche to reach at Gorakshep unto Everest base camp.
Enjoy fabulous moments at the foot of world number one Mt. Everest enclosed within giant peaks of Lhotse, Nuptse, Lola and Pumori with close views of massive tumbling Khumbu Ice-falls and glaciers.
During high season of mountaineering expedition base camp is flooded with many campsites, having best time at the base camp next adventure takes you to steep climb on top highest point of the treks at 5,545 m high rewards you with excellent breathtaking panorama of peaks with Mt. Everest and Mt. Pumori at close distance.
With fantastic time at base camp and on top scenic Kalapathar slowly our journey comes to an end as walk takes you downhill past Namche bazaar to reach at Lukla for final overnight stop around Everest and Sherpa country.
Next early morning scenic flight in smaller aircraft brings you back at Kathmandu after a wonderful adventure with memorable experience on Luxury Everest base camp trekking and great services of Third Eye Treks and Expeditions.
Short outline Itinerary:
Day 01: On first arrival at Kathmandu-Nepal international airport 1,320 m, received by Third Eye Treks guide or staff for transfer to hotel.
Day 02: In Kathmandu for trek preparation with option for tour at places of interest.
Day 03: Fly to Lukla 2,820 m walk to Phakding village 2,645 m-04 hrs.
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m / 11, 350 ft – 06 hrs.
Day 05: At Namche for acclimatization and short scenic hike to view point.
Day 06: Trek to Tengboche 3,867 m- 05 hrs.
Day 07: Trek to Dingboche 4,340 m – 05 hrs.
Day 08: At Dingboche another rest day for acclimatization and short hike.
Day 09: Trek to Lobuche 4,960 m- 05 hrs.
Day 10: To Mt. Everest Base Camp 5,380 m via Gorakshep 5,180 m -06 hrs.
Day 11: Climb Kalapathar 5,545 m and trek to Pangboche 3,900 m – 6 hrs.
Day 12: Trek to Namche Bazaar via Tengboche – 06 hrs.
Day 13: Last day walk to Lukla – 06 hrs.
Day 14: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu with afternoon free at leisure.
Day 15: In Kathmandu spare and contingency day.
Day 16: International departure for home ward bound.
Seasons for Luxury Everest base camp trekking:
Nearly all months of the year except the wet months of monsoon season from mid June to mid September, the best times March to May with mid September to December months.
March to May lively during spring season with wild flowers in full blooming times especially the national flower of Nepal the Rhododendron with magnolia and other wild-flowers makes a pretty pictures to capture.
Days are longer with much sunlight hour cold in the morning and night times as well in shady area, late afternoon can get cloudy but with clear morning till mid noon for excellent views of peaks and walks, expect snow, expect some snow sometimes during the best time also.
Mid September to December months around autumn / fall to pre winter seasons most days are clear for spectacular mountain views and pleasant walks, expect cold with freezing temperatures during morning and night times can get snowed in sometimes.
Since 2019 October most flight to Lukla and back operates from a Ramechap town Manthali airport, flying in to Lukla from Kathmandu domestic airport or flying back from Lukla to Kathmandu route has been changed by Nepal Government Civil Aviation Authority.
The changes started since April and October 2019 onward, flights to Lukla resume from Manthali town airport which is the main headquarter of Ramchap district Province No: 03 of Nepal.
Where drive from Kathmandu to reach at Manthali airstrip takes approx: 5 hrs which is about 154 k.m. approx 500 miles distance from the capital Kathmandu where drive takes you on B.P. Highway (a newly built tarmac road).
- Perfect adventure with homely comfort on route to world highest Mt. Everest
- Exceptional panorama of high giant white snow capped peaks on daily walks
- Explore traditional and cultural farm villages of highlanders the Sherpa of Everest
- Within Sagarmatha National Park a World Heritage Site enriched with flora / fauna
- Enjoy dramatic scenery of rolling green hills to remorseless fields of ice and glaciers