Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, our representatives will welcome you at Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer you to hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu and preparation for the trip
Today, you will be visiting the major places in Kathmandu with the help of our tour guides. You will mainly visit Swayambhunath, Bauddhanath, Pashupatinath, Kathmandu Durbar Square and Patan Durbar Square among others.
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Sivalaya(1770m/10 hours)
About 10 hours of drive from Kathmandu will take you to Sivalaya via Jiri, which will be the actual trekking point for Classical Everest Trek. You will stay at lodge overnight.
Day 04: Trek from Sivalaya to Bhandar (2190m) 6 hours
Today's trek will lead us on the uphill through the cool shade of the forest and terraces with steep accent and descend in some places till we reach to Bhandar .
Day 05: Trek from Bhandar to Sete (2175m) 7 ½ hour
Early morning breakfast then trek slitly down hill through the cultivated land area until you reach you reach Kinja village for your lunch stop. After lunch the trails goes uphill for three hours until you reach at Sete village. Once reaching Sete, the air gets much cooler along with the altitude of 2575m.
Day 06: Trek from Sete to Junbesi (2675m) Via Lamjura-La Pass (3530m) 8 hours
The trek will be much cooler from today. Passing through Lamjura-La pass, after walking along the trail for about 8 hours, you will reach at Junbesi. Junbesi is a large Sherpa village with chorten, monastery and a school built by Sir Edmond Hillary Foundation.
Day 07: Trek from Junbesi to Nunthala (2190m) 7 ½ hours
Today will be a quite long day walk to Nunthala. We will pass through marvelous trail along hillside, forest of pine, oak, and rhododendron and reach to a village od Solung Danda where you can have the view of Everest in the distance a dark pyramid shaped and other high snowcapped mountains of Khumbu Region. THe following the route, we will finally reach at Nunthala.
Day 08: Trek from Nunthala to Bupsa (2350m) 6-7 hours
After breakfast at Nunthala, journey begins with a descent after leaving the suburb of the village, following the steep downhill slope through the terraces and forest. The long trek of about 7 hours will lead us to be at Bupsa where you could visit Buddhist Monastery and explore the village with superb views of the rolling valley and hills.
Day 09: Trek from Bupsa to Phakding (6 hours)
Today, we start our trek at Bupsa in the morning after having our breakfast. After walking around 6 hours, we will reach at Phakding.
Day 10: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3441m) 5-6 hours
After your breakfast at Phakding, we start our trek and passing through Monjo, we finally reach at Namche Bazaar after walking about 5-6 hours.
Day 11: Acclimatization Day at Namche Bazaar
We will spend a day here in order to acclimatize and adjust to the thinning of the air. Suggested activities here are: a short walk uphill to the Sagarmatha National Park Headquarter which is a magnificent sport perched on top of Namche Bazaar with breathtaking views of the surrounding snowcapped mountains and the valley way down. We will also hike up the Syangboche Airport around Everest View Hotel.
Day 12: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tyangboche (3860m/6 hours)
After breakfast, we start our trek with pleasant walk trail through the forest with magnificent view of mountains until Kenjoma and the trail goes downhill towards Phungi Tanga. After reaching at Phungi Tanga, we have our lunch. Then, we climb uphill around 2 hours to finally reach at Tyangboche which is the highest monastery in the world. From Tyangboche, we can have the magnificent views of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nupse, Amadablam, Thamseru and Khantega.
Day 13: Trek from Tyangboche to Dingboche (4360m/6 ½ hours)
After breakfast, the trail descends down from Tengboche through the rhododendron forest to Dengboche and crossing a bridge over the raging Imja Khola. After having lunch at Pangboche, following the Imja Khola we gradually move uphill until we reach at Dingboche.
Day 14: Acclimatization Day at Dingboche
Today will be the acclimatization day at Dingboche. You can have a full day rest or hike around the near places like Nagarjun Peak (5073m), Amadablam Lake (5200m). Also, we have the choice to hike up to Chukung towards Island Peak.
Day 15: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4930m/5 hours)
After your complete acclimatization, the trail heads you to gradually climb up until Duglha. After having a tea break, we climb up to Duglha Pass which is the beginning of Khumbu glacier. Then gradually walk uphill to Lobuche where you will be able explore Khumbu glacier from where you can even see the Everest Base Camp which is our ultimate destination for tomorrow.
Day 16: Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep and EBC (5367 m/10 hours)
Today will be the longest day of our entire trek. So make early morning start, and our trek continues gently to climb and sometimes direct ascent to nearby glacier and moraine. Following this trail will finally bring you to Gorakshep for our breakfast. After the breakfast, we continue our trek to EBC with packed lunch. EBC offers you the beauty of Khumbu Icefall on the base of the tallest mountain in the world. Again, we have to return back to Gorakshep today.
Day 17: Trek from Gorakshep to Kalapatthar (5545m) and stroll back to Pheriche(4240m) 8 hours
This days trek will take you to Kalapatthar from Gorakshep. After arriving at this small rocky peak Kalapatthar, you will be enjoying the amazing panorama of Everest, Nupse, Lhotse, along with Khumbu Glacier. Kalapatthar is top-of-the-world finest photographic viewpoint. Then we stroll back to Pheriche, in Imja Valley.
Day 18: Trek from Pheriche to Namche (6-7 hours)
Today, you can feel easier heading downhill to lower elevation from Pheriche. The walk is pleasant all the way to Namche via Tyangboche. And we will stay here at Namche tonight.
Day 19: Trek from Namche to Phakding (2610m/4 ½ hours)
After breakfast in the late morning, the trail goes down through forest with pine, rhododendron, Jupiter, and some few magnolia and birch trees with a great memory after crossing the highest suspension bridge over the Dudh Koshi River. Then, we reach to our final check point at Jorsalle. After an hour and half, we reach at Phakding to stay overnight.
Day 20: Trek from Phakding to Lukla (3 ½ hours)
After a long walk, we will have short last day trek to Lukla today. After 3-4 hours of trekking we will reach at Lukla. This will mark the end of our trekking to EBC. You will have the farewell dinner party with Sherpas and Guides.
Day 22: Fly back from Lukla to Kathmandu
Today, we will fly to Kathmandu from Lukla. After arriving in Kathmandu, you will have time to shop around or explore Kathmandu Durbar Square in the remaining time. You will enjoy your final farewell dinner in Kathmandu with Guides and Company members.
Day 21: Final Departure from Kathmandu
A Cold Feet representative will accompany you to the airport to catch your returning flight. We hope to see you again soon!
Airport Pickup on arrival and Drop
A Full day Guided Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour (Soyambhu nath ,Patan Durbar Squire,Pashupati and Bauddhanath Stupa)
All Temples Entry Fee
English speaking qualify Guide
Assistant Guide for Group from 4 above
Porter one for two people
Food Breakfast-Lunch and Dinner
All accommodation during the trek
Transport by private vehicle to trek departure
All necessary Tims and Sagarmatha National Park Fee
3 Night Accommodation in Kathmandu in *** Star Hotel on B&B Bases
Internal Air fare Ktm/Lukla/Ktm Return
Meals in Kathmandu
TREKKING SUGGESTED EQUIPMENT
(up to 5600./18372ft.)
# Sleeping bag (Comfortable to -20)
# 1 Pair strong Mountain/Hiking boots
# 1 Dawn Jacket/All Weather Anorak
# Medium/Large Rucksack/ Backpack
# Light Water & Windproof jacket
# Or 2, 1 Liter Water bottle (s)
# 1 Pair Waterproof Gaiters / Over Trousers
# 1 Torch/ Flashlight & Spare Batteries
# 2 Long Sleeve Cotton (or Polypro) Shirts
# 1 Medium Size Towel
# 1 Pair Sport Shoes
# 1 Pair Slipper
# 2 Pair Light weight Trousers
# 1 Pair Shorts
# 1 Fleece/Warm Sweater
# 1 Sweat Shirt/Light Sweat
# 2 T-shirt
# 2 Pair Light Socks
# 3 Pair Heavy Woolen Socks (4 Plastic bags to wrapping clothes)
# Small Day pack
# Cotton Headscarf/ Bandanna
# Sun Glasses and Sun Hat
# 1 Washing Kit, Including Personal Toiletries
# Talcum Powder
# Moleskin Blisters Tape
# Toilet Paper
# Biodegradable Shop-Shampoo
# Any Personal Medication
# Money Belts
# Warm Hat/Gloves Waterproof
# One Swimming Costume/Bathing Suits
# One Swiss Army Type of Knife
# One Inner Sleeping sheet