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18 days Everest Base Camp and Kala Pattar Trek 1 Tour Code: MA-2003

A trekking itinerary in the heart of the Khumbu region, the overall aim of which is to reach Everest base camp and view the mighty mountain itself. There is a short flight from Kathmandu to Lukla after which trekking commences. A day in Namche Bazaar helps us to acclimatize before we gradually push up to the base camp, taking in a side trip to Kala Pattar for stunning Everest views as well. After some spectacular close up views, we retrace our steps to Lukla for the flight back. This trek is for fit, experienced trekkers only; and, of course, there is time for sightseeing in Kathmandu both before and after the trek.

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Day 1   : Arrive in Kathmandu; transfer to hotel (D)
Day 2   : Half-day city tour of Kathmandu and Patan (B/L/D)
Day 3   : Fly to Lukla (2,840m). Trek to Phakding (2,640m) (B/L/D)
Day 4   : Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m) (B/L/D)
Day 5   : Acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar (B/L/D)
Day 6   : Trek to Thyangboche (3,860m) (B/L/D)
Day 7   : Trek to Pheriche (4,410m) (B/L/D)
Day 8   : Trek to Lobuche (4,910m) (B/L/D)
Day 9   : Trek to Gorak Shep (5,170m) (B/L/D)
Day 10 : Day excursion to Kala Pattar (5,545m) then return to Gorak Shep (B/L/D)
Day 11 : Trek to Dingboche (4,700m) via Everest base camp (5,365m) (B/L/D)
Day 12 : Trek to Thyangboche (B/L/D)
Day 13 : Trek to Namche Bazaar (B/L/D)
Day 14 : Trek to Lukla (B/L/D)
Day 15 : Fly back to Kathmandu (B)
Day 16 : Half-day city tour in Kathmandu and Boudhanath (B)
Day 17 : Free day in Kathmandu (B)
Day 18 : Tour concludes (B)

Cost

2-4 pax : US$1,305/person
5-8 pax : US$1,268/person
9-12 pax : US$1,215/person

Above prices are based on 3-star hotel in Kathmandu / twin share accommodation

Single room supplement: US$340/person

Upgrade to 4- or 5-star hotel in Kathmandu available upon request

Extra cost
Kathmandu–Lukla–Kathmandu airfare : US$232 (subject to change)
 
Includes: 3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu; accommodation in teahouse lodges on trek (including sleeping bags); meals as per itinerary; English speaking guide; porters/sherpas; National Park and trekking permit fees; sightseeing as per itinerary with entrance fees; private transfers

Does not include: Personal expenses (such as drinks, laundry, tipping); Kathmandu–Lukla–Kathmandu flight (approximated at US$232, but subject to change); visa fee; airport taxes; insurance


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