To give maximum satisfaction to trekkers Regulus has designed tailor based itinerary. Everest Base Camp (Basic) trail is outlined to derive maximum satisfaction from limited time to trekkers. To address every need of our guests Regulus stepped up with the concept of Everest Base Camp (Basic) which will definitely satisfy trekker in all possible manner considering their length of stay.
Everest Base Camp Trekking comes as a fantasy to almost every trekker. Situated at an altitude of 5,364m above sea level, the Base Camp is positioned on southern part of Mt. Everest. This Base Camp is an enough destination for trekkers to get the fruitful experience of viewing various top mountains such as, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Cho Oyo, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Cholaste.
Trekking in this part of the world is not only limited within the periphery of fun but it has some other significance too. The vegetation, fauna and culture of the place is equally a matter of quest among scholars and researchers.
Different species of animals and plants including endangered species are found here. Snow leopard, Himalayan bear, Blue ship are common mammals you sight here. In terms of plants, rhododendron, pine, fir are common flora that are adding beauty in front of white snow walls.
From cultural perspective, the place is well known for Sherpa culture. They are the local inhabitants of the place. They are the people without who mountain climbing is almost impossible. It is proved that these people have different anatomy due to which they can easily adapt in such altitude. Besides, the people of the area follow Buddhism and they have deep respect on Lord Buddha. The Tengboche Monastery of Tengboche is the example how deeply they are associated with the religion.
The initial point for Everest Base Camp Trekking is Lukla. It is at an air distance of around 30 minutes from the capital city, Kathmandu. Lukla airport is taken as one of the most surviving airstrips of the world. It was built by Sir Edmund Hillary.
To reach Namche Bazaar the trail is followed through Dudh Koshi. It is situated at an altitude of 3,440m. Namche is considered as a crucial trading destination among the people of Khumbu Region. It is a place where local people gather in order to purchase their basic needs. This place is also a meeting point for the people for various social purposes. It is a locality of Sherpa people.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing
Day 03: Flight to Lukla (2,860 m) and Trek to Phakding (2,610 m)
Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m)
Day 05: Acclimatization Day
Day 06: Namche to Tengboche (3,860 m)
Day 07: Trek to Dingboche (4410 m)
Day 08: Dingboche to Lobuche (6,119 m)
Day 09: Lobuche to Everest Base Camp (5,380 m) to Gorakshep (5184 m)
Day 10: Gorakshep to Pheriche (4,371 m) Via Kalapatthar (5,600 m)
Day 11: Pheriche - Namche Bazaar (3,440 m)
Day 12: Namche to Phakding (2610m) to Lukla (2,860 m)
Day 13: Lukla to Kathmandu flight
Day 14: Departure to your country
Day 01Arrival in Kathmandu On the very first day of your arrival you will be received by a representative of Regulus and he will transfer you to hotel. If you are not exhausted by your journey then you can roam around Thamel and have mini refreshment. Overnight in a hotel
Day 02Kathmandu sightseeingFrom the second day of your arrival starts our trip mission. Today you explore Kathmandu, also known as city of temples with our guide. Basically there are four major touring sites in Kathmandu. They are: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, Swoyambhunath Stupa and and Bouddhanath Stupa. And the main part is these all four sites are listed in World Heritage Site by UNESCO. You will be introduced to your guide by Regulus. You can have good conversation with him regarding the upcoming trip. You can enjoy the night life of Thamel which completely depends on your wish. Overnight in Thamel
Day 03Flight to Lukla (2,860 m) and Trek to Phakding (2,610 m) We head towards Tribhuvan Domestic Airport in the dawn to catch our flight for Lukla. The air journey is about 30 minutes which seems short but very exciting. During your flight you can observe the beauty of mountains, hills, greenery and lakes. Just after landing in Lukla our trek begins for Phakding. Our guide will summarize you about the trip and we will take a porter with us. Travelling with the nature we arrive at Phakding where our day ends for today.
Day 04Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m) Today we trek towards Namche Bazaar through the route of Dudh Koshi. Our current destination is Monjo. To reach Monjo we cross rhododendron and pin forest. Monjo is an entrance of Sagarmatha National Park. Aftre rambling some distance we arrive at Namche Bazaar where will enjoy some moment with the locals. Overnight in Namche
Day 05Acclimatization Day Today is a day to have a rest. Just because it is day of acclimatization we do not stay quiet. We will come across to know the culture of Namche by exploring various places here. This day is necessary in order to adjust your body temperature so that you don’t fall sick during your trekking period. Today we will even visit Sagarmatha National Park.
Day 06Namche to Tengboche (3,860 m) Today is a day to challenge your body. We climb upwards and move above Dudh Koshi River. Moving higher we get to see the path towards Tengboche. The way is bounded by other Himalayas as well. We encounter different wildlife on our way such as Danfe (national bird of Nepal) which is very common in this region. Now the track inclines downwards to Phunkitenga from Trashinga. It is time to have a lunch. We again go upwards crossing green forest to arrive at Tengboche. Tengboche looks extremely beautiful as it is mounted by hills and forests. We will spend our night here in Tengboche.
Day 07Trek to Dingboche (4410 m) We again get back to our track. We move towards Dingboche crossing beautiful rhododendron forests, White Mountains and cool environment. It might be the best walk of your life as the journey gives you extreme pleasure. Overnight at Dingboche
Day 08Dingboche to Lobuche (6,119 m) Dugla is our next destination. We keep moving towards Khumbu Glacier. Walking with the view of Tawache and Choklaste takes you to Lobuche. Due to its geographical reason Lobuche is very cold. Overnight in Lobuche
Day 09Lobuche to Everest Base Camp (5,380 m) to Gorakshep (5184 m) The day has finally arrived where your dream will come into existence. We move further towards Everest Base Camp (EBC). It is a ground place where mountaineers make themselves ready to climb the highest peak of the world, Mt. Everest, which measures 8,848. No words can describe the feeling of being here. It is really a majestic touch for making yourselves available here. In the noon we travel towards Gorakshep and spend our night.
Day 10Gorakshep to Pheriche (4,371 m) Via Kalapatthar (5,600 m) Now we move towards Kalapatthar which is our immediate destination. You are in such a place where you are folded by mountains everywhere. Walking for some hours we arrive at Pheriche and break our day. Overnight in Pheriche
Day 11Pheriche - Namche Bazaar (3,440 m) While returning back we come across Tengboche now. The mountainous view really excites you well. We will explore Tengboche for some couple of hours. We again travel towards Namche Bazaar which is the ultimate destination for today. Overnight at Namche
Day 12Namche to Phakding (2610m) to Lukla (2,860 m) Today you need to cover a longer distance. But the landscapes will make you forget all your tiredness. You can be overwhelmed by visiting Lukla Bazaar. You can even buy a souvenir for your family and relatives here. Halt at Lukla
Day 13Lukla to Kathmandu flight Today is a day to get back to Kathmandu. We will catch a flight from Lukla. The air distance is about half an hour and you reach Kathmandu enjoying your glorious journey. You can even enjoy in Kathmandu for some time and roam around. In the evening the staff of Regulus will offer you a farewell dinner for successfully completing your trip.
Day 14Departure to your country Finally your Everest Base Camp Trekking bids a good bye here. A representative of Regulus will drop you to airport few hours before your scheduled flight. See you again!