Trek Name: Everest Base Camp Trek with Kallapathar (5550m) and Rafting with Jungle safari.
Duration: 20 days
The trek to Everest Base Camp is without doubt one of the most famous in the world. It takes you into the heart of the Nepalese Himalaya, with awe-inspiring views of many of the world’s highest and most beautiful mountains.
which climb the famous Everest viewing point of KallaPatar (5,600m), as well as going to the actual site of base camp, below the tumbling Khumbu Icefall. After exploring Kathmandu, we fly in a Twin Otter aircraft to the mountain airstrip (Tenzing-Hillary Airport) at Lukla and begin the trek up the Khumbu Valley through the Sagarmatha National Park all the way through the colorful landscapes. We pass through many Sherpa villages, including the famous trading town of Namche Bazar, as well as visiting the monastery at Thyangboche. The trekking is mainly on good trails, apart from the last day up to base camp, which is on moraine (rocky ground). You can expect to trek for 4 to 5 hours each day, but some days will feel harder than others, depending on the altitude gain. We continue to follow the trail to a famous view point, Kalapatthar, where a marvelous 360-degree panorama awaits and Mt Everest Bass Camp.
We stay in lodges for the whole trip.
Day 01– Arrival in Kathmandu airport, meet our staff then transfers to Hotel (1345m).
Day 02– In the morning we explore Kathmandu on an organized sightseeing tour. We visit Boudhanath Stupa, one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world, where we observe Buddhist monks in prayer in the monasteries surrounding the stupa. We also visit Pashupatinath, the most famous Hindu temple in the country, located on the banks of the holy Bagmati River. Here we see Hindu holy men (sadhus) meditating, pilgrims bathing and occasionally funeral pyres burning on the ghats. The rest of our time in Kathmandu is free for further sightseeing and exploration.
Day 03– Rock climbing at Nagarjun National park. Departure information for the next morning will also be given.
Day 04 – Fly to Lukla (2840m) and trek to Phakding (2610m).
Day 05 – Trek to Namche Bazar ( 3440m).
Day 06 – Namche acclimatization day, visit Sherpa museum -Hike to Everest view and back to Namche Bazar ( 3440m)
Day 07 – Trek to Deboche (3700m)
Day 08 – Trek to Dingboche (4410m)
Day 09 – Rest day at Dingboche and acclimatization -Hike to Dingboche ri (5000m)
Day 10 – Trek to Lobuche (4940m)
Day 11– Trek to Gorakshep (5220m)and climbing to Kallapatther for afternoon sunset view (5550m) and back to Gorakshep.
Day 12– Trek to Everest BC (5364m), and back to pheriche (4270m).
Day 13 – Trek to Kyangjuma (3550m).
Day 14 – Trek to Monjo (2835m).
Day 15 – Trek to Lukla (2840m).
Day 16 – Fly to Kathmandu and free afternoon.
Day 17– white water rafting or Kayaking.
“In Nepal you will truly find some of the world’s most outstanding river journeys. In Nepal the government has opened 16 rivers graded on a scale of 1 to 5 for commercial Rafting but there are 7 main Rivers which will provide you with a rewarding rafting/kayaking experience.
The rivers all originate high up in the Himalaya and snake there way downwards through some of the most spectacular scenery in the world. Raft and kayak through remote villages and farm land.”
Our white water activities will be on Trishuli River originates from Gandaki river system and mixes with other rivers like Bheri River, Marshyangdi River and Seti River as it flows ahead. It is widely acknowledged for its most culturally stimulating and exciting river trips in the world. Rafting along the challenging rapids of Trishuli River like Twin Rock, Ladies Delight and Scout Upset can be extremely mind-blowing experience. During this meticulously organized river trip, your journey through the most scenic and secluded miles featuring incredibly blue water, breath-taking alpine scenery and amazing rapids cutting through some of the most varied geology.
After early breakfast at hotel in Kathmandu, you will be driven 3-4 hrs to the raft put-in point at Fishling. Prior to rafting, river guide provides a thorough briefing about the safety measures and guidelines. Thereafter, begins rafting journey for about 4 hrs down to Mugling with a short lunch break after we drive to Chituwan.
Day 18 – Drive to Chitwan National park.
Day 19– Chitwan National Park, and jungle safari with Elephant ride.
Chitwan National Park was declared UNESCO Natural Heritage Site in 1979. This park is situated in southern central Nepal, covering 932 sq. km covered with decidious forests overlooking the floodplains of Narayani, Rapti and Reu rivers. The park headquarters at Kasara is 21 km drive from Bharatpur which is 20 minutes by air or 146 km by road from Kathmandu. In this park there are many Resorts hotels and lodge to accommodate.
This famous park offers a wilderness of rich ecosystem that includes mammals, birds, reptiles and water animals of several kinds. The highlights of this park are the 500 Asian one-horned rhinoceros and some hundred nocturnal Royal Bengal tigers that live in the dense forests of the park. You will discover a lost world of towering trees and twisting vines, of pre-historic rhino and lumbering elephants, crocodile, python and deer; brilliantly colored birds and if you are fortunate – the superb Royal Bengal Tiger. Sharing home with these are other animals like rhesus monkey, grey Langur, deer, leopards and wild cats etc. Another most important factor adding to the Chitwan experience is the colorful Tharu Culture.
Here you will do Jungle Safari on elephant back.
Day 20– Drive back to Kathmandu / Free afternoon in the evening our final night in Kathmandu gives us a chance to go out on the town and enjoy a final dinner with Nepali cultural dance show.
Cost: Contact us.
The cost includes:
- Pick up and drop off from airports in Kathmandu .
- 4 nights Hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast
- 1 IFMGA/NNMGA Certified Mountain Guide, necessary Sherpa & Porters.
- 3 Major meals; B/L/D (by Lodge menu) & accommodation at best available teahouse lodge during the trek en-route.
- Land transportation for trekking route Per member 25 Kg. luggage allow while in the trekking.
- Air Ticket: Kathmandu/Lukla/Kathmandu with airport tax.
- Trekking Permit & national park permits Fees and all official taxes.
- Medical Kit Box for Nepali support crews
- Porters’ salary and equipment.
- All staffs salary.
- Insurance for all Nepali Staff (including rescue).
Cost doesn’t include:
- Extra nights hotel in Kathmandu if necessary .
- Personal trekking equipment.
- Personal travel insurance most have coverage of helicopter emergency evacuation.
- Nepal entry, re-entry visa fees & international airport departure taxes.
- Drinks except tea and coffee.
- Personal transportation except above programs.
- Major meals lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu.
- Personal trekking gears as well as sleeping bags.
- Personal Nature expenses.
- Airfare: to & from your country.
- Change of international flight incase
- Oxygen for medical use if needed (US $ 500 Per 4l btl).
- Satellite phone for emergency use. (US $ 5 Per minute).
- Tips for the local trekking crews.