Siggi Kerscht, Max SchröderFrom April to May 2014 we have been for 4 weeks with Tendi on the Annapurna circuit and in Upper Mustang Trek. It was a wonderful time and Tendi was a perfect guide: competent, always friendly and helpful. Transfers, lodges and food have been well organized and in best quality. And - important for o ... Read More
This is an exploratory route to Mt. Everest Base Camp taken by Sir Edmund Hillarie and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa in 1953 for the conquest of Mt. Everest. This trail provides a classic trekking experience in the Himalayas offering enchanting sights of Mountain trail in the higher Khumbu and relaxed observation of the diverse flora and fauna in the mid altitude regions on the approach to the Khumbu valley, the famed Everest territory. The final leg of this trek is strenuous with a lot of ascents and descents, trekking against the ''grain' of the Himalayas. However, these challenges are softened by traditional exquisite tea houses, small settlement of hardy mountain people and monasteries on the back drop of towering Himalayas, to make it one of the most delightful treks in Nepal.
Trip FactsTrip Code: HPTE-02, Duration: 14 days, Program Type: Trekking, Max. Altitude: 5545m, Minimum Pax: 2, Mode of Travel: Flight, Start Trip: Lukla, End Trip: Lukla, Trip Grade:
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu transfer to hotel.
Day 2: Sightseeing tours in Kathmandu Valley.
Day 3: Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding.
Day 4: Phakdong to Namche Bazzar 3440m.
Day 5: Acclimatization day in Namche, visit museum and Everest View Hotel
Day 6: Namche to Tyangboche
Day 7: Teabuche to Pheriche
Day 8: Acclimatization day at Pheriche visit around
Day 9: Pheruche to Lobuche 4930m.
Day 10: Labuche to Gorakshep
Day 11: Gorakshep go to Everest Base camp and back to Gorakshep
Day 12: Hike to Kalapatthar 5550m in the morning and descend to Lobuche.
Day 13: Labuche to Pangbuche 4410m.
Day 14: pangbuche to Namche
Day 15: Namche to Pakding
Day 16: Phakding to Lukla.
Day 17: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu.
Day 18: Free day in Kathmandu.
Day 19: Transport to the airport.