Every trekkers and travelers dream of witnessing the mighty Mount Everest once in their lifetime. This is inevitably possible after you make the journey higher than the clouds. In order to create that magical moment, you will set yourself aside from all the modern conveniences, luxuries, and daily hassles of cities and towns. The trek of over 3.5 miles (5,364 m.) will set your journey towards base of Everest through suspension bridges tingling against cold gust from the Himalayas. You will glide through many unseen Buddhist monasteries, snowy paths, and small hills, until the embrace of Sherpa community make you feel warm. And be ready to observe three of the world’s tallest mountain peaks; Lhotse (4th highest), Makalu (5th), and Mount Cho Oyu (6th). Also, there are other well-known peaks gaze on like Ama Dablam and Mera. Finally, you will camp around the Everest Base Camp with all other adventurers, sharing foods and delightful experiences, just as you view the Mount Everest.
There are plentiful challenges natured by the mainland of the Himalayas. If you are a thrill-loving adventurer, you would want to complete all three passes of Kongma La, Cho La, and, Renjola. By then, you would have set an achievement of making a whole loop of the Everest trek route. Since you are in this historic region of the world, do visit Kalapathar and Gokyo Lake also.
After your arrival in Tribhuban International Airport, Kathmandu, you will be received and dropped at your hotel.
This day, after meeting your rest, you will be called at our travel desk for briefing on overall trip.
Kathmandu to Lukla (2850 m): The next day, you will catch an early flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. At Lukla airport, you will be received by your porter and guide. Then, you will begin your trek through Chaurikharka village onto Dudhkoshi Ghat (2,530 m). This trekking trail will continue until Phadking (2610 m), before resting there for a night.
Phadking to Namche Bazaar (3435 m): Next day you will leave early morning with an intention to reach Namche Bazaar. Before reaching your destination point, you will be gliding through several suspension bridges, walking a beautiful pine forest at Monju, and making entrance to Sagarmatha National Park. You will be briefly checked at the gate of the national park before marching along the Dudh Koshi River, where you could spot precious Mani Stones. For an afternoon lunch, you will be resting at Jorasalle. Then, from there, it's a straight uphill hike to Namche. On the way you will be crossing the famous Hillary Suspension Bridge before resting your body at Namche where you will get first glance of the might Everest.
Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3890 m): The next morning, after your breakfast, your objective will be to get Tengboche. En route to your day's destination, you cannot avoid the views of magnificent Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Thamserku, Ama Dablam, and Kwangde. Your trek to Tengboche consists of riverside ways and forest passes. Be careful whist you are in an uphill trek because the path is very steep. Finally, after a difficult uphill battle, you will be at Tengboche, one of the most beautiful place of Everest Region. From Tengboche you could witness the legendary mountain Ama Dablam. To nourish and rejuvenate your spirit and energy, you could also visit peaceful and beautiful monastery ground of Tengboche.
Tengboche to Dingboche (4400m): The day's trek kicks off after a stroll along the rhododendron forest before crossing a bridge over the fast-flowing Imja Khola River. Then you'll be on a walking trail that will take you to Pangboche village, which holds biggest settlement of Sherpa community in the Everest region. There, you will have an opportunity to enjoy your meal and share some talks with the locals. Like in Tengboche, Pangboche also has a monastery, one of the oldest in the area, at a short hike. The real difficulty of this trek starts in the afternoon, where you will have to trek through deserted landscape towards Dingboche.
Day 07: Dingboche to Lobuche (4910m): The real toughness of the trek starts when you will start your journey from Dingboche, because from here on the route is challenging and you will be at a higher altitude. Next stop for you is Dingla, but before you will have to get through a tough and steep walk in a hillside. On the way, you will see a memorial area dedicated to the lost lives Everest climbers and trekkers. The next up, it's Lobouche, where you would be around small Sherpa settlement. There, you can also observe amazing view of Mount Pumori, Mount Lobuche, and Mount Nuptse. At this point, your day's journey for the day will be over, nevertheless, you will have to fight-off a cold night at Lobouche.
Day 08: Lobuche to Gorkasep and Everest Base Camp (5380 m): Be ready to start-off your day with a short and easy trek from Lobuche towards Gorekshep. From now, your trail route until the base camp will be straight, and again, tough. You will have to walk straight along the rocky dunes, glacial debris, and small mountain side. Before reaching the base camp, you will also glide through the famous Khumbu Glacier and Icefall at the slopes of Everest. Finally, your dream of stepping at the Everest Base Camp will come true. There, you will be get to meet fellow travelers and even get to share talks with climbers attempting to scale the Everest's summit. Do not forget press your shutter for clicking breathtaking beauty of Everest surrounding. Enjoy while you are there because, when the dusk nears, you will have to rush back to Gorekshep for the night of rest and relaxation.
Gorekshep to Kalapathar and Pheruche (5545 m and 4320 m): On this day, you will have to rise quite early if you are to see glorious sunrise over the mighty Mount Everest. But before the sunrise, you will have to head towards Kalapathar (which means black rock). The first light of the day will brighten-up beautiful mountain ranges of Nuptse, Cholatse, and Lhotse. This may be it, the moment to capture spectacular and amazing picture of Everest and along with other beautiful peaks. Later you will again head back to Gorekshep to eat your breakfast before moving in the direction of Pheruche, your place of accommodation for the day. Your direction from then onwards will be relatively easier.
Pheruche to Namche (3435 m): Your return trip from Pheruche until Tengboche is mostly downhill, except for some parts where you will have to encounter hilly route. In the afternoon, you will reach Namche for the rest before leaving the mainland land of Himalayas the next day.
Namche to Phadking and Lukla (2850 m): After morning breakfast, you will trek back through Hillary Suspension Bridge and through local villages. At Lukla, in the evening, you will be spending your night at a hotel to take much needed break before heading back to Kathmandu.
Lukla to Kathmandu Flight time (35 minutes): In the morning, get ready to board a flight back to Kathmandu from Lukla airport. After landing in Kathmandu, you will be staying at a hotel where you will rest and have enough time to reflect on your overall journey to the Himalayas.
Kathmandu: Farwell Dinner from Rustic Himalayan Adventure.
(Note: The extra day is separated in case of flight delays, political instability, and climatic situations, or any other issues.)