Everest Base Camp Trek 17 Days - Kalapather Trek | EBC

Everest Base Camp Trek – Kalapather Trek


No of People: N/A Max-Elevation: 5545
Duration: 17 Route Type: Moderate
Trip Includes: Sightseeing in Katmandu & Bhaktapur excursion ; Namchebazar - the world famous Sherpa village, Everest base camp(5360m) and Kalapather view point(5545m).
Excursion: N/A
Arrangement: Tea-houses or lodge to lodge

TRIP OVERVIEW

A trek to the basecamp of the highest peak in the world will surpass all your expectations. Absolute Himalaya Treks and Expedition has come up with the true expedition style trekking experience with experienced guides, staffs, and porters to make your trip at the base camp of the highest mountain in the world a truly memorable one.

The journey begins from the capital city of Kathmandu. Kathmandu is a perfect blend of modern and ancient civilization. While in Kathmandu, we will visit the Kathmandu Durbar Square and Bhaktapur Durbar Square, palace and courts of kings from medieval period that shows the unique architecture of the Newari civilization. We will also visit other World Heritage Sites such as magnificent stupas of Boudhanath and Swayambhunath.

Our trek will begin from the beautiful town of Namchebazar also known as gateway to Everest.  We will take a plane from Kathmandu to Lukla first which is also often dubbed as the world’s most dangerous airport. A trek to the Everest base camp is only suitable for experienced trekkers in good physical and mental capacity. It is suitable for trekkers who cannot afford to spend a long amount of time in the Himalayans but want to witness and me around the beautiful soaring white peaks of the Khumbu region since it only takes around 15 days approximately.

We will trek to beautiful Sherpa villages of Dingboche, Lobuche and mystic Chukung Valley. Trekkers will be able to witness the impressive civilization of Sherpa people in the harshest of terrains in the world. Trekkers will be also able to experience the rich culture and tradition of primarily Buddhist people in the region. We will also visit the historic monastery, the Tengboche Monastery (3,860m) the oldest monastery in the region and also the most well preserved.

At 5,380m from Everest Base Camp, trekkers can have the most amazing view of the eastern mountain. The main highlight of the trek will be magnificent view of Mt. Everest (8,848m), Mt. Thamserku, Mt. Amadablam, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Nuptse, and Mt. Makalu (8,463m) and other 150 mountains from the base camp and the famed viewpoint of Kalapaththar (5,555m).

Trekkers will also be able to trek through the mystic Sagarmatha National Park, the oldest national park in the country and witness exotic flora and faunas. While trekking through the region, trekkers can have sightings of exotic Himalayan animals like snow leopard, musk deer and red panda and birds like Danfe, Munal, and Kalij.

The most suitable time for the Everest Base Camp Trek is autumn (October and November) and spring (April and May). The months are chosen on the basis of climate and visibility. Winter months are not advised since there is good chance of heavy snowfall. Our itinerary has been designed by a team of professional mountaineers and guides keeping in mind the time required for acclimatization, climate, and visibility among others.

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