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10 Days Everest Base Camp Trek return by helicopter from Gorekshep

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    Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu

    Pass By: Thamel, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
    Arrive Kathmandu and meet at the airport then transfer to your hotel. Rest of the time is free to explore/or rest at hotel.

    Stop At: Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central Region
    Arrive in colorful Kathmandu.
    Duration: 10 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight hotel.

    Day 2: Fly to Lukla & trek to Phakding (2652m) 3 hrs

    Stop At: Phakding, Phakding, Khumbu, Sagarmatha Zone, Eastern Region
    Early in the morning, drive to the domestic airport for flight to Lukla. Meet the trekking crew at Lukla then begin trek to Phakding. The trail is filled up with green landscape and scenic view of Kusum Kangaru.
    Duration: 15 hours

    Stop At: Lukla, Lukla, Sagarmatha Zone, Eastern Region
    Fly to Lukla and start trek to Phakding from Lukla.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: Lukla, Lukla, Sagarmatha Zone, Eastern Region
    Lukla is the starting point to trek into the Everest region.

    Pass By: Sagarmatha National Park, Sagarmatha National Park, Sagarmatha Zone, Eastern Region
    Sagarmatha National Park is the protected area & UNESCO Word Heritage Site.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight lodge.

    Day 3: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m) 6 hrs

    Pass By: Main Street, Namche Bazaar 56002 Nepal
    Trek continues after breakfast with stiff walk thru beautiful pine forest alongside the Dudh Koshi River and crossing the Hillary suspension bridge. After a while the check-post and entrance to the Everest National Park is reached. The trail then follows the confluence of Dudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi rivers and reaches Chautara. Here, you will spot the first glimpse of Mt. Everest peering over the Lhotse-Nuptse ridge. Namche Bazaar is reached upon 2 hours of continue walking.

    Stop At: Namche Bazaar, Namche Bazaar, Khumbu, Sagarmatha Zone, Eastern Region
    Namche Bazaar is the Sherpa capital and gateway to the Everest region.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Pass By: Sagarmatha National Park, Sagarmatha National Park, Sagarmatha Zone, Eastern Region
    Sagarmatha National Park is the protected area for flora and fauna of the Everest region.

    Stop At: Sherpa Museum, Everest Base Camp Trekking Rte, Namche Bazaar 56002 Nepal
    Sherpa museum is in Namche highlighting the Sherpa culture & traditions.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight lodge.

    Day 4: Acclimatization at Namche Bazaar, hike to Everest view hotel (3900m) 3-4 hrs

    Pass By: Everest View Point, Kyangjuma, Sagarmatha National Park Nepal
    This day is set for acclimatizing at Namche and you will hike to Everest View Hotel for great views of Mt. Everest.

    Pass By: Syangboche Marg, Khumjung 56000, Nepal
    Syangboche is en-route Everest Base Camp.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight lodge.

    Day 5: Trek to Tengboche (3860m) 5 hrs

    Pass By: Tengboche Gompa, Sagarmatha, Tengboche 56002 Nepal
    Trek starts with the trail being more or less smooth with few ups and downs. You will pass thru Kayangjuma then Sanasa. The trail then crosses Dudh Koshi bridge to reach Punki Tenga. After a rougher climb you will arrive at Tengboche. There’s a big monastery at Tengboche.

    Stop At: Tengboche, Tengboche, Sagarmatha Zone, Eastern Region
    Tengboche is en-route the Everest Base Camp & has the largest monastery in Khumbu region.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight lodge.

    Day 6: Trek to Dingboche (4410m) 5 hrs

    Pass By: Dingboche View Point, Khumjung 56000, Nepal
    The trek goes to the upper trail passing thru several Chortens, Mani walls and small villages. You will cross the Imja Khola and Pangboche village (3900m). Then the trial enters the Imja Valley and descends to Lobuche River. After a continuous climb Dingboche is reached.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight lodge.

    Day 7: Trek to Lobuche (4910m) [5 hours]

    Pass By: Lobuche, Khumjung 56000, Nepal
    The trail climbs towards Duglha thru Khumbu Khola Valley. En-route you will pass along Dusa, Phulung Karpo and reach Chola Lake. The trail then crosses a small bridge and ascends to Duglha. The trail still climbs up passing Chupki Larka and continues till reaching Lobuche.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight lodge.

    Day 8: Hike to Everest Base Camp (5400m) and return Gorak Shep 7 hrs

    Pass By: Gorak Shep, Khumjung 56000, Nepal
    You will go thru many ups and downs in high altitude. After a steady hiking of about 3 hours you will reach EBC from where witness the Khumbu Glacier and icefall. Later on return to Gorakshep.

    Stop At: Mount Everest, Sagarmatha National Park 00977 Nepal
    Visit Everest base camp
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Everest Base Camp Trekking Route, Everest Base Camp Trekking Rte, Namche 56000, Nepal
    Everest Base Camp is the starting point for climb up to Mt. Everest.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: Everest Base Camp Trail, Khumjung 56000, Nepal
    Everest Base Camp trek is the highest trekking route in the world.

    Pass By: Khumbu, Khumbu, Sagarmatha Zone, Eastern Region
    Khumbu is the Everest region where the trek is being done.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight lodge.

    Day 9: Hike to Kalapathar (5550m) & fly back to Kathmandu by helicopter in sharing helicopter.

    Pass By: Gorakshep Viewpoint, Kala Pattar Ascent Trail, Khumjung 56000, Nepal
    The last day of your trek and you will hike to Kalapathar popular for 360 degree panoramic views of the Khumbu mountains including Everest. After Kalapathar, you will fly back to Kathmandu on group sharing helicopter and transfer to your hotel.

    Stop At: Kala Patthar, Sagarmatha National Park Nepal
    View of Everest from Kalapattar
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Kala Patthar, Khumjung 56000, Nepal
    Kala pathar is the popular Himalayan viewpoint.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight hotel in Kathmandu.

    Day 10: Trip concludes

    Pass By: Thamel, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
    After breakfast, you shall be transferred to the international airport to catch your flight back home or to your onward destination.

    Pass By: Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
    Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up travelers as per their requirement
    Departure Time
    6:15 AM
    10 days
    • 9x Breakfast
    • 8x Dinner
    • 7x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 9 nights
    • Airport pick up / drop off by private vehicle as per the itinerary.
    • Accommodation in Kathmandu including breakfast as per the itinerary.
    • Flight fare from Kathmandu to Lukla by plane & Gorekshep to Kathmandu by heli in group sharing basis
    • Domestic airport departure tax.
    • Accommodation during the trek at guest houses/lodges.
    • Meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trek.
    • Experienced English speaking trekking guide and necessary porters (1 Porter for 2 trekkers) during the trek including their transportation, food, accommodation, salary, equipment and insurance.
    • Trekker's Information Management System (TIMS) card fees. (Please bring 2 passport size photos for TIMS & Permit)
    • First Aid medical kit.
    • Duffle bag, down jacket, sleeping bag and walking pole.
    • Trekking map and trip achievement certificate.
    • All government taxes, VAT and office service charge.
    • Landing and facility fees
    • Entry/Admission - Mount Everest
    • Entry/Admission - Kala Patthar
    • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
    • Nepal entry visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs for faster service)
    • Personal expenses (phone calls, internet, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, hot shower etc.
    • Any kind of drinks (tea/coffee, hot chocolate, boiled water, bottle water, cola, beer etc.
    • Tips for guide and porters (Tipping are expected but not mandatory)
    • Entry/Admission - Sherpa Museum
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Each traveler is allowed a maximum of 1 suitcase and 1 carry-on bag. Oversized or excessive luggage (e.g. surfboards, golf clubs or bikes) may have certain restrictions, please inquire with the operator prior to travel to confirm if your excess luggage is acceptable
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    By: Breakfree Adventures - Private Day Tours
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