Mount Everest, rising 8,848m (29,028ft) above sea level reigns as the highest mountain on Earth. For decades summiting Everest has been considered as one of the greatest mountaineering achievements. In the spring of each year, we embrace this intense challenge by taking a group of qualified climbers to climb Mt. Everest via the South East Ridge of Nepal. The first successfully climbed on Mt.Everest by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzin Norgay Sherpa accomplished this feat in May 29, 1953. Since then the South East and also via other various routes, the Mt.Everest has seen over thousand ascents. The South East is by far but the most successfully climbed route on the mountain.
The Everest area known locally as Sagarmatha National Park is home to some of the world's highest peaks as well as the famous Sherpas, migrants from eastern Tibet who crossed over the Himalaya and settled here sometime in the late 1400s or early 1500s. This trek is one that goes deep into the heart of the Himalaya. The mountain views are stunning, and the simplicity and hospitality of the Sherpa community is heart warming. You will get to take in the awe-inspiring views of Mt. Everest, the tallest of them all, Mt Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Lobuche Peak, Mt Amadablam, Kasum Kangru peak, Thamserku peak and Kwangde peak. You will also be visiting Sherpa villages and monasteries to gain insight into their culture and lifestyle from up close
This classical Everest Base Camp trek into the Solu-Khumbu region begins with a spectacular mountain flight to Lukla & continually trekking along the Dudh Kosi ("MilkRiver"). After crossing the Namche Bazar”Sherpa head quater/Capital” we will continue on to Tengboche with its beautiful Buddhist monastery. This small village is considered the spiritual center of the Khumbu area. We will gradually make our ascent to Dengboche (4,410m), Lobuche (4,910m) and finally along the glacial moraine to GorakShep (5,140m) at the base of Kala Pattar (5,550m). Now you will have the option of a sunset or sunrise climb to the 5,550m' summit of Kala Pattar for a panoramic view of some of the world's highest mountains including Everest at 29,028'. We'll make the 3-hour trek on to Everest Base Camp where, depending on season, you'll see mountaineering expeditions preparing for their ascent to the highest peak in the world, beginning with the spectacular Khumbu Icefall. Enjoy the holidays in the Khumbu region.
Day 1Arrive in KTM, transfer to hotel & trip briefing
Day 2Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour, Necessary preparation & packing
Day 3Fly to Lukla (2840m); trek to Phakding (2610m), 3 hours
Day 4Trek Namche Bazar (3,440m), 5 hours
Day 5Day hikes - Khumjung, Khunde (3840m), 4 hours
Day 6Trek to Tengboche (3,860m), 5 hours: visit monastery
Day 7Trek to Dengboche (4,410m), 5 hours
Day 8Day hikes to Nagarjun Peak (50,85m), 4 hours
Day 9Trek to Lobuche(4,910m), 4 hours
Day 10Trek to Gorekshep (5,140m), 4 hours
Day 11Trek to Everest Base Camp (5,364m) & O/N at GorakShep (5,140m), 6 hours
Day 12Climb of Kala Pattar (5,550m), 4 hours, Trek to Pheriche (4,210m), 4 hours
Day 13Trek to Namche (3440m), 6 hours
Day 14Trek Lukla, 6 hours& Evening free time
Day 15Early morning flight to Kathmandu; free day;
Day 16Free day in Kathmandu; Emergency Day for Lukla – KTM flight
Day 17International departures as per schedule time
This kind of trek is challenging but doesn’t really require previous trekking and mountaineering experiences and also doesn’t require any technical experience. But if you have any previous experiences would be really helpful. Your fitness is really important for this trek; therefore we strongly suggest preparing yourself in good physical condition. You need to be trained at least for about 3 to 5 months to prepare yourself as strong candidate. You can go to fitness center every morning for about 1.5 hours, do hiking every weekend with increasing weights on your pack, manage some time for cycling for couple of hours for 2 or 3 times a week. However at the high altitude, there might be little symptoms of altitude illness like mild headache, fatigue etc. but take it as normal and just drink enough water (4 – 5 liters) every day.On this trek, youneed to be able to hike 4 – 8 hours over hilly terrain up to 5,500m of altitude with daypack.
If you have any previous experiences of similar grade trek would be helpful, but if you don’t have is also not really important matter of issue. This trek will introduce you about high altitude trekking in the Himalayas and also about the local cultures, traditions and local people.
Even if you are around the age of 65 years, you can be a candidate for this trek.
Published on : November 01, 2017
My friend Michelle and I recently undertook the epic journey to Everest Base Camp. Although an arduous trek, the magnificent scenery and embracing nature of the Nepalese people made it an unforgettable adventure I feel privileged to have experienced. We connected with Dream Himalaya Adventures over a year before we arrived in Nepal. Dawa’s efficient and professional service in the planning process was welcomed and reassuring, as was the personable welcome and briefing we received upon arrival in Kathmandu.
On our trek, special mention goes to our guide, Tendi Sherpa. He is a skilled mountaineer whose passion for the mountains is infectious. Administratively he ensured everything ran smoothly but more importantly, when the going got tough, it was his compassionate care that we fully depended upon. He added tremendous value to the enjoyment of our Everest experience.I highly recommend the service offered by Dream Himalaya Adventures and hope to undertake one of their other travel offerings in the future.
Helen Grosvenor, Durban, South Africa
Published on : October 30, 2017
We have just last week came back from Everest base camp trek. first I convey my regards to karma sherpa, because he introduced me Dava lama MD of dream Himalaya Adventures. Really amazing service renderd by this company and the staff and I greatly appriciate our guide Karma, Puri and Kancha. If we had everything goes well and successfull, all credit goes to this team. We already decided to go Annapoorna base camp trek next year with this company only and also if this company operates Kailash Mansarovar Piligrimage next year, I will give my full support and take the group with this team. If any body ask me, I will definitely recommend this company. Once again I greatful to you and your staff.All the best in future
Shashikumar, # 1127. 14th cross, Chandra layout, Bangalore-560072
Published on : October 04, 2017
I have just came back from the fantastic Everest Base Camp trek. Suman and his team have provided exceptional service and support prior to the trekking and after the trekking with the helicopter transport on a way back from Lukla to Kathmandu. I am also very grateful to my guide Gyan whose care, support and assistance was invaluable - thank you Gyan. I will definitely be using Dream Himalayan Adventure on my next trip to Nepal.
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