MEBC – detailed itinirary and packlist

Detailed itinirary:

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu (Approx. Altitude 1350m).

Our tour leader will be at the airport with our company’s logo. Once you will met the leader you will be warmly welcomed and will be transferred via chartered vehicle to the hotel in Kathmandu which will require approx. half an hour’s drive through roads and intricate streets. And after check-in at the hotel and refreshing, you will be briefed regarding your hotel, its surrounding areas and your wonderful tour itself.

Included accommodation: Guest house in Thamel.

Included meal: Break fast only

Mode of transport: Chartered vehicle

Day 02: Flight to Lukla (2840m)
35minutes trek to phakding (2610m) walking time approx 3 hrs.  After breakfast we transfer to the airport for a 35 minutes scenic flight to Lukla with great views of the mountains. Then our trek starts towards Phakding by passing beautiful Sherpa villages along the Dudh Koshi river. It takes 3 hours to reach Phakding, with the magnificent views of Mt. Nupula, Kusuam Kungaru, and Thamsherku.

Included accommodation: Tea house

Day 03: Trek from phading to Namche Bazar (3440m.)
At morning our trail goes through a beautiful pine forest, we pass many suspension bridge above Dudhkoshi river, with the magnificent view of Mt. Thamserku(6608m) from benker village. After crossing the settlement of Benker, Chumoa, Monjo, we arrive at the check post of Sagarmatha National Park, where your trekking permit is checked along with all record of trekker and guide. Then our trek descends to Jorsalle village before reaching Namche Bazar. After passing the Jorsale village our trail ascent to Namche Bazar.

Included accommodation: Tea house

Included meal: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 04: Acclimatization day in Namche

Namche Bazar is the meeting point of Khumbu region and has a police check post, the headquaters for Sagarmatha National Park, a bank, money exchange counters, several shops for equipments and other essential things. This prosperous hilly town has bakeries and pubs with pool table also.
From Namche 1 hour climb to the Shyangboche airstrip (3720m) and still about 20 minutes further up to the hill,which offers stunning view of the Himalayas Amadablam, Thamsherku including Mt Everest. You might see spectacular landing or take off of Pilatus Porter in the early  morning.After a short descent from this hill you can reach the Khumjung village on the lap of the sacred peak of Khumbila (5861m).

Included accommodation: Tea house

Day 05: Trek from Namche to Tengboche (3885m.)

After breakfast our trail climbs up towards Tangboche. We pass the dense rhododendron forest where you can opportunity to se musk deer. Finally we reached at Tengboche by passing though Phunkitenga. Here we get opportunity to visit largest Buddhist monastery of Khumbu region. Overnight stay at lodge. Here we get opportunity to see Panoramic views of Mt. Everest, Kwngde (6187m), Tawache (6542m), Nuptse (7855m) Lhotse (8618m), Amadablam (6856m), Thanserku (6608m) and other snow capped mountains.

Included accommodation: Tea house.

Day 06: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4410m.)

Our trail starts with descend through a rhododendron, fir, juniper forest and Debote Village which offers magnificent views of Everest region then our trail ascent up towards Pangboche Village. Here you get medical facility and some health guide about altitude sickness.

Included accommodation: Tea house

Day 07: Another acclimatization day in Dingboche (4410m).

This is another acclimatization day for rest on high altitude. Today you can do short hike up to Ama dublam base camp. From Ama dublam base camp you can see panoramic views of the magnificent mountains.

Included accommodation: Tea house.

 

Day 08: Trek from Dingboche to lowboche (4910 m.)

Today our trail moves up towards Lobuche. We cross the Phalangkarpo(4340m) and Duglha (4620m) during our trail. From Dughla our trek climb up the steep terminal moraine of the Khumbu glacier. We find our way through the boulder strewn slope as we ascent Chupki Lhara, which offers Dynamic mountain views. It is a trip point where we can see many flags used as memory of mountaineer. As the trail descends to the Khumbu Glacier moraine, we get chance to face to face with many high peaks. Walking along the Khumbu Glacier, finally we reached at Lobuche.

Included accommodation: Tea house.

Day 09: Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep (5140m) to Everest Base Camp (5364m) back to Gorakship

This an early morning you got a wake to off to everest base camp even this your final day you are going to reach top of world’s highest base camp so, our trail goes along with moraine of the Khumbu Glacier with the view of Mt. Everest along with Mt. Pumori, Mahalangur, Lingtern, Khumbutse, Nuptse, and you reached Gorakship when you get there have early lunch again!
After lunch we are going to make base camp it’s take approx 3 hrs, and you’ll reached base camp! This your day even whole your Everest Base Camp trekking about. You spend the time as you like! Then we come back to Gorkship again!

Included accommodation: Tea house.

Day 10: Trek from Gorakshep to Kalapathar (5,554m) and to Pheriche (4250m) / Orsho (4190m)

Another an early morning provides time to go up to Kala Pather, the best view point of Mt. Everest with 180 degree panoramic views of the mountains. It takes approx. 2 hrs to get to this summit. After enjoying the closest view of Mt. Everest, we come down to Gorakshep on the way back to Pheriche/ Orsho.

Included accommodation: Tea house

Day 11: Trek from Pheriche/Orsho to Namche Bazar (3440m)

After breakfast we’ll descend to Namche Bazar.

Included accommodation: Tea house

Day 12: Trek from Namche to Phakding

Today is the second last day of our trek. After breakfast our trail descends toward Phakding through beautiful landscapes of Sherpa villages, forests, mountains and hills. We cross Monjo and we arrive in Phakding

Included accommodation: Tea house

Day 13: Trek from Phakding to Lukla (2840m)

Today is the last day of our trek. From Phakding along the Dudh Koshi river to reach Lukla. In the evening we’ll have a nice dinner together with all of our team members.

Included accommodation: Tea house.

Day 14: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu (1350m)

After breakfast we fly back to Kathmandu, and then transfer to hotel. The rest of day can be spent at your leisure.

Included accommodation: Guest house

Included meal: breakfast only

Day 15: rest in Kathmandu / free day / shopping or take tour for day sightseeing around the temples side cultural part of the Nepal

Day 16: Final departure

You will be transferred to the airport according to your flight schedule.

Mode of transport: Chartered vehicle

 

 

Essential equipment to bring:
  • 1 pair strong, comfortable hiking boots
  • 1 Medium/Large rucksack/ backpack (max weight when loaded & carried by porter: 15 kg)
  • 1 sleeping bag- down-filling to zero cent or lower depending on trip altitude
  • 1 day pack: +/- 10 liters
  • 1Down jacket or all –weather Anorak-long(not short) with hood
  • 1 Warm wooly hat
  • Gloves- quality and warmth subject to altitude and season
  • Sun glasses, essential above snow line
  • Sun block/ Sun screen lotion (30-50 SPF) – essential for light-skinned people
  • 1 Fleece or warm sweater
  • 1 Sweat –shirt/light sweater
  • Towel-cotton, medium
  • Torch/flash-light-with additional batteries
  • Shirts- long-sleeved, cotton and/ or thermal Tshirts
  • Trousers-2 pairs (warm or light weight depending on trek altitude)
  • Shorts – 1 pair, cotton (easy-dry)
  • Socks-2 pairs thick wool, 2 pair thin cotton
  • Underwear- various (& pracal)
  • Wind/water – proof zip-up jacket (nearly knee-length with hood)
  • Sport shoes/sandals light-weight
  • Personal toiletries/washing kit-item bio-degrade where possible
  • Basic band aid / moleskin/ blister kit
  • Water purifying tablets
  • Toilet paper (for day-time- use)