Itinerary Summary : Salleri To Everest Base Camp Trek
01 : Arrival in Kathmandu
You will be greeted at the Tribhuvan International Airport and transferred to a hotel in Thamel, where you will enjoy your delicious welcome dinner. Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.
02 : Drive to Salleri (2390m)
Guide and porter arrive in your hotel and we will drive to Salleri by local bus or private vehicle. It takes around 8/9 hours.
03 : Salleri to Nunthala (2,330m)
This is the day you start to hike. After morning breakfast at Salleri, we start our journey to Nunthala. During the journey, we have a chance to watch beautiful mountains scenery and monastery.
04 : Nunthala to Bupsadanda (2300m)
After having breakfast at Nunthala we start trek to Bupsadanta. This is one of the amazing journeys because of we walk through the Dudhkoshi River Bridge and forests.
05 : Bupsadanda to Surkhe (2,290m)
Our trek starts from Bupsadanda and leads to Bhumsing village and reach Surkhe.
06 : Surkhe to Phakding (2,610m)
On the way to Phakding, you will witness various animals like mules and yaks along with the breath-taking view of the Khumbu Himalayas. You will also pass by some beautiful buildings, streams, hills, monasteries and prayer stones as you climb to Phakding. After reaching Phakding village, you can go for a short hike to Thaktul Monastery. Overnight in Phakding.
07 : Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,430m)
After the early morning breakfast, you will start the trek to Namche Bazaar alongside Dudh Koshi River. On the way, you will come across numerous suspension bridges and Himalayan forests filled with rhododendrons, pines, and magnolias to officially enter Sagarmatha National Park premises. After reaching Namche Bazaar, you will see mesmerizing views of the mighty Everest (8848m) along with other mountains like Lhotse (8516m) and Thamserku (6623m).
08 : Acclimatization in Namche Bazaar (3790m)
There is no trek today for altitude acclimatization. Instead, you will explore the beautiful town of Namche Bazaar situated amid various breath-taking mountains and mostly dominated by the Sherpa locals. You will also visit the museums, stupas, and monasteries in and around Namche Bazaar and explore the lifestyle and culture of Sherpa people. Alternatively, you can hike up to Everest View Hotel (3880m), one of the highest hotels in the world, for a grandiose view of Mt Everest (8848m). Overnight in Namche Bazaar.
09 : Namche Bazaar to Tyangboche (3,867m)
The trek starts with a pleasant walk through the forest with majestic views of mountains until Khyangjuma. The trail then goes downhill towards Phunki Thank and later climbs uphill to reach Tengboche. The Imja River keeps us company for most parts as we cross numerous streams and rivers to reach Tengboche. Here, you can visit the Tengboche monastery which is the largest in the Khumbu region. Overnight in Tengboche.
10 : Tyangboche to Dingboche (4,300m)
You start today’s trek by climbing down to Debuche and pass the villages of Pangboche and Somare to reach Dingboche. The trail takes with through lush green hills and you arrive at Dingboche crossing a suspension bridge. In a clear sky, you can observe the views of Imja Tse (6189m), Lhotse (8,414m), Ama Dablam (6,856 m), Dingboche Ri (5075m), and other peaks from Dingboche.
11 : Dingboche to Lobuche (4,930m)
The trek starts with an uphill climb and then the trail follows a gentle track pass shrines and small monasteries to Thukla. You can see many peaks from Thukla like Lobuche (6119m), Pumo Ri (7165m), Taboche (6367m), and Ama Dablam (6856m). After lunch at Thukla, you head along with the memorial for climbers who have lost their lives in the Himalayas. Shortly after, a climb to the top of Thukla Pass (4830m) offers mesmerizing views of the surrounding landscapes. A short walk from the pass will take you to Lobuche.
12 : Lobuche to Kalapatthar (5,545m) – Gorakshep (5,140m)
The day begins early as we make our way towards Kalapatthar. The views of the Himalayas from Kalapatthar is the highlight of the trip and not one to be missed. Gradually ascending through the rocky Himalayan landscape, the journey takes us through a dry lake before beginning the ascent to the viewpoint. The mesmerizing Himalayan panorama accommodating some of the world's tallest Himalayas are put on display and safe to say it doesn’t disappoint. The views of sunset are something else altogether as the light slowly fades out until just the summit of Mt. Everest (8,848m) is colored golden. Overnight in Gorakshep.
13 : Gorakshep to Everest Base Camp (5,364m) – Lobuche (4,920m)
Today, we head over to Everest Base Camp another one of the major events of our entire trip. Trekking on the glacial moraines, the trail steadily climbs towards the base camp. After a couple of hours of climbing, the trail finally leaves us at the foot of the world's tallest mountain. Here, we explore the base cap and marvel at the views of the Khumbu Glacier, Icefall, and numerous mountains neighboring the Mt. Everest (8848m). After enjoying the thrill and adventure the Himalayas bring we make our way back to Lobuche. Overnight in Lobuche.
14 : Lobuche to Pangboche (3,860m)
Today we head down towards Pangboche. By crossing the bridge at Dughla, the journey heads through the Khumbu valley. Crossing the vibrant hamlet of Pheriche after a brief rest of the trail the journey comes to its closing steps reaching Pangboche.
15 : Pangboche to Monjo (2,835m)
We cross the river before beginning our uphill climb through the lush green forests and takes us back to the hamlet of Tengboche before descending back heading towards Namche. we descend through the lovely Sagarmatha National Park to reach Monjo.
16 : Monjo toLukla (2,840m)
Today we head back towards Lukla. The trek will easy because we walk descending through hilly ridges surrounded by lush green forests. Crossing the hamlets of Bengkar, Phakding, and Chhuthawa in quick succession, we reach our final ascend leading to Lukla.
17 : Lukla to Kathmandu (1,300m)
The weather in Lukla can be unpredictable at times so you take the first flight in the morning and fly back to Kathmandu. In Kathmandu, you will have plenty of spare time so you can head out and explore the city or get some massages if your joints are still aching. Souvenir shopping and sightseeing are also other possible options.
18 : Departure
The 18days long trip comes to an end. A ]representative from the company will look to your call as you prepare to head out of the country on a scheduled flight. Thank you for traveling with us. We hope to see you soon for another adventure.