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Everest Base Camp Trek Nepal is one of the most stirring and scenic in the Himalaya. The landscape is diverse and picturesque, the lodgings and tracks are of a very high standard, and the interaction between the local Sherpa people is unmemoriable.Everest's overwhelming summit takes off so high that trekking to its base camp (17,590') is still an experience of the most noteworthy sort. Join National Geographic on a 14-day Himalayan trek to Everest's Southern Face Base Camp through a portion of the world's most tremendous mountain landscape. Burn through two days finding the memorable fortunes of Kathmandu. Remain in towns set against taking off, rugged apexes; become acquainted with the one of a kind culture of the Sherpas; and walk trails fixed with mani stones, engraved with Tibetan Buddhist petitions. Find remote mountain cloisters and find out about the Sherpas' otherworldly point of view on the mountains they call home.

Highlights of the Everest trek

Begin both of our Everest Base Camp treks in enthusiastic Kathmandu, loaded with fine wooden structures and bright sanctuary buildings, before traveling to the Sherpa town of Lukla. Here's the place the fun starts with a light trek to Phakding for acclimatization. Climbing through excellent pine timberland and intersection the acclaimed Hillary Suspension Bridge, you'll see grand streams and interesting towns before you get your first look at Everest while in transit to Namche Bazaar. The lofty move to the Hotel Everest View, the most noteworthy place inn on the planet at 3,880m, offers amazing vistas and is a superb stop before continuing to the foot of the Sacred Mountain Khumbila.

More steep strolls to the Mong La pass and Phortse may uncover sights of Himalayan natural life including mountain goats and deer. The edge scale the Imja Khola Valley and on to Dingboche offers an opportunity to visit an old religious community. The Chukkung Valley is one of the highlights of the Everest Base Camp trek with forcing mountain pinnacles and extraordinary fluted ice dividers. As the trail steadily climbs, all the more shocking perspectives anticipate before achieving Everest Base Camp where Edmond Hillary started his unbelievable rising. Wonder in your accomplishment with your kindred trekkers and delight in the 'undertaking life' before heading back downhill to Lukla.

Itenary - 19 Days

Days 1 and 2 — Kathmandu, Nepal

Touch base in Kathmandu and exchange to our lodging, where we'll assemble for an introduction. Spend the next day finding medieval Kathmandu. Wander into Pashupatinath and visit Nepal's biggest Buddhist stupa, the Bodhnath Stupa, both piece of UNESCO's World Heritage site.

Day 3 — Lukla/Begin Trek/Phakding

Climate allowing, fly over the mountains to Lukla (9,200'), roasted high on an incline in the Khumbu locale of the Himalaya. Here, we'll meet our watchmen, Sherpa aides, and pack creatures and begin our trek, diving 1,500 feet to the Dudh Kosi (River of Milk). As we take the trail to the town of Phakding, we'll pass mani dividers, rocks cut with Tibetan Buddhist petition engravings. (5 miles climbing, 3 hours).

Days 4 and 5 — Namche Bazaa

The trail proceeds with north up the Dudh Kosi valley to Monjo, where it formally enters Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Get a first look at Everest amid a precarious climb that conveys us to the Sherpa advertise town of Namche Bazaar, our home for the following two evenings. We'll spend an additional day here to adjust, taking off on short climbs to take in perspectives of Everest. (Day 4: 6 miles climbing, 5-6 hours; Day 5: 3-4 miles discretionary climbing, 2-2.5 hours).

Day 6 — Thami

Set out on a trail along the Bhote Kosi to the remote town of Thami, the keep going station on the old exchanging course over the Nangpa La (go) amongst Tibet and Nepal. Cross the Bhote Kosi and climb steeply tough to Thami. (2-3 miles climbing; 4-5 hours).

Day 7 — Khumjung

Wander into Thami Monastery (13,000'), then backtrack your means before turning tough toward the dazzling town of Khumjung, where Sir Edmund Hillary built up a school in 1961. Visit the school and find out about "Sir Ed's" different tasks in the group. (7 miles climbing; 5-6 hours).

Day 8 — Tengboche/Debuche

Set out through the Dudh Kosi canyon to Tengboche Monastery on a standout amongst the most lovely valley strolls on Earth. The religious community is the home of the Rimpoche of Tengboche. After our visit, drive to our hotel in Debuche. (7-8 miles; 5-6 hours).

Days 9 and 10 — Dingboche

Today's climb brings us down through a wonderful woods to the town of Pangboche. With the shocking pinnacle of Ama Dablam towering straightforwardly overhead, climb up to the remote town of Dingboche, where we will burn through two evenings outdoors. The following day, take off on a standout amongst the most picturesque climbs of the outing, a discretionary 2,100-foot move to Nangkartshang Peak (16,672') to see Lhotse, Makalu, and Cho Oyu (three of the six most astounding crests on the planet). (Day 9: 6 miles climbing, 5 hours; Day 10: 4 miles climbing, 5-6 hours ).

Days 11 and 12 — Lobuje/Gorak Shep

Proceed to the valley floor to Dughla (15,157'), where we stop for lunch before climbing on Lobuje. The following day, stroll to the edge of the Khumbu Glacier then climb up to the town of Gorak Shep, settled under the taking off summits. Move up Kala Pattar (18,192') for an emotional close-up perspective of Everest. (Day 11: 4 miles climbing, 5-6 hours; Day 12: 5 miles discretionary climbing, 2-3 hours).

Day 13 — Everest Base Camp/Lobuje

Climate allowing, we'll take off on the last move to Everest Base Camp, tucked into the mountainside under the shimmering Khumbu Icefall. Come back to Lobuje for the night. (9 miles climbing; 9-10 hours).

Days 14, 15, and 16 — Descent to Lukla

Backtrack your means along the Imja Khola to Debuche. The next day, climb down a lofty trail to the

Dudh Kosi and move to Namche Bazaar for the night. The last day of our drop, we'll have a long and restful trek back to Lukla. (Day 14: 9-10 miles climbing, 6-7 hours; Day 15: 8-9 miles climbing, 5-7 hours; Day 16: 9 miles climbing, 8 hours).

Day 17 — Lukla/Kathmandu

Climate allowing, we'll fly back to Kathmandu today and appreciate whatever remains of the day at recreation. We have planned an additional day in the event of a postponement in our flight.

Days 18 and 19 — Kathmandu/Aboard

Investigate the town of Bhaktapur, which has saved its antiquated character. See the sanctuaries and royal residences of Durbar Square and look at the complicated Sun Dhoka, an overlaid copper entryway created in 1753. This evening, Kathmandu is yours to investigate. The next day, leave Kathmandu on your toward home bound flight.

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