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The outdoor adventure designed for people who seeks luxury and comfort in the lap of Himalayas where luxury lodges are waiting in order to provide an amazing experience. A wisely designed itinerary ensuring proper acclimatization days keeping in mind the safety of travelers. This days trek provides you an experience of a lifetime.
Starting with a thrilling flight to Lukla airport in the lap of Himalayas to a bone chilling experience while getting to Everest base camp. Trails with picturesque Sherpa village filled with majestic Himalayas at backdrop where you will be enjoying the culture and the lifestyle of Himalayas.
Trails in periphery of Sagarmatha National Park are filled with lush greenery and views canvas of snow following through lively and vibrant Namche Bazzar which used to be a hub for Tibetan traders is now filled with fancy internet cafes and restaurants as well. On the way you come across various high suspension bridges all wrapped in a prayer flag which gives you the vibe of peace and tranquility followed by various Chorten and Mani Stones which reflect culture and faith of Sherpa and Tibetan people in Buddhism. However the story of Yeti is still a mystery.
The day’s luxury trek to Everest Base Camp adds an amazing experience in life as that takes you to, many days filled with adventure to cleanse your soul. We live in a beautiful world that is full of beauty, charm, and adventure. Some treks just requires a pair of shoes whereas some other requires an entire team of professionals, that’s why Global Holiday Adventure provides high quality service and wisely designed itinerary providing enough acclimatization days ensuring proper health condition of climbers. We have been operating such treks successfully since decade back with our highly experienced Sherpa guides who have guts to face and tackle any circumstances that may arise in Himalayan region.
For Everest region Trekking often twin Otter is the primary mode of transport form to Lukla. The flight is depend on the weather. Sometime flight (to and from LuklaÂ ) may be canceled due to the bad weather condition of Mountain or technical problems. In such case Global Holidays Adventure will charter a helicopter to ensure your international flight.
The cost of helicopter charter is not included in your entire tour cost. So you can directly pay to our Kathmandu Office. We accept cash, travelerâ€™s cheques, or credit card (Master Card, Visa Card, National Card only) . You will be given a receipt upon payment so That you may claim the insurance. The begins for US$ 600 to US$ 3500 depending on the number of group.
While traveling in the Himalaya you may suffer for the various health problems, injuries and even the altitude sickness. Hence you have to prepare before upcoming destination is this mountain land. Make that the policy of the insurance company provides should cover the process of giving you the service of Helicopter rescue from the mountains in case of Altitude Sickness or other accidents during your trip.
Arrival in Kathmandu
You will be welcomed by our staff holding PLA card with your name on it. You then will be taken to hotel by a private vehicle. There will be small meeting at evening about the trip.
Flight to Lukla, hike to Phadking (2652m 3/4 hrs. walk)
Early morning flight to Lukla is itself a lifetime experience. We the hike to Phadking following the greenery and the view of Kusum Kangraru.
Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m, 5/6 hrs. walk.)
We follow the Dudh Koshi, ascending through Himalayan pine and Cedar forests, to the vibrant Namche Bazaar. The village of Namche is a historic trading post where Nepalese and Tibetan traders exchange salt, dried meat and textiles. Lately it is a modern town where you could find internet cafes, variety of local shops offering imported as well as local goods and handicraft. Our stay at Namche will be of 2 nights for acclimatization.
Acclimatization in Namche.
Namche remains the central trading post in the Khumbu, attracting Himalayan and lowland merchants. You will be staying in Namche for acclimatization where you visit local markets and spend time with your team. After breakfast you will start to ascend towards Khumjung. On the hike we capture our first glimpses of Everest and neighboring peaks like Lhotse Peak (8414m) and Ama Dablam (6856m). On arrival at Khumjung (3780m), you could visit the Hillary School before stopping for lunch at one of the tea houses - the walk takes about 3 hours. After lunch you will continue ascending the foot path to Khunde (3840m), visit the local museum where you can see traditional custom of Sherpa people. We will be staying at Namche for night. This day is physically demanding at times and you should be prepared as the weather is very unpredictable.
Trek to Tengboche (3860m, 5/6 hrs. walk.)
The trail today is flat and easy leading towards the Everest view, then declines deep into the Dudh Koshi Valley at Pungki Thanka. After arriving in Punki, climb towards Temboche, the village where the very famous Temboche Monastery, the largest monastery in the Everest region, is located. One could also see Chorten and Mani walls of the Khumbu region. Overnight at Tengboche.
(Trek to Dingboche 4410m, 4/5 hrs. walk.)
Going down the beautiful forest, cross Imja Khola and trek through the village of Pangboche (3900m). With the Himalayas as its backdrop, the monastery in Tengboche is in a perfect location to enjoy the beautiful Himalayan landscape. We descend into Imja River and cross then we climb up to Dingboche. This day is probably the most interesting trekking day because you will not lose altitude like on other days.
This is your second acclimation day where we will hike about 6 hours to an altitude of 5100m. We will be ascending Nagerjun hill located on flanks of Chhukung valley directly above Dingboche village. We will climb altitude during day and sleep at low elevation during night. During hike you can enjoy views of peaks like Lobuche East (6119m), Louche West (6145m), Taboche Peak (6367m), Thamserku (6608m), Kangtega (6685m) and Ama Dablam (6856m). Also you will see the world fifth highest mountain Mt. Makalu from the top. This day is physically demanding and the main aim of this day is to climb high and sleep low. You will spend a second night in Dingboche.
Trek to Lobuche (4910m, 5/6 hrs. Walk.)
Trek along a broad valley floor to Dughla, passing the Trekkers Aid Post at Pheriche (4240 m), staffed by western volunteer doctors and supported by the Himalayan Rescue Association which offers treatment and consultation to trekkers. We continue up the valley, gaining altitude. Come out of the valley to descend to the yak pastures of Lobuche.
Trek to Everest Base Camp (5160m), then return to Gorakshep, (5/6 hrs. walk.)
After a short hike through the grasslands, admire the Khumbu Glacier. Going straight ahead is Kalapattar, the best position to see the entire south side of Everest and the surrounding peaks. After a few hours, we will reach Gorakshep and continue our journey to Everest Base Camp. The altitude doesn't increase much, but there are a lot of ups and downs and combined with the altitude it can be a bit of a struggle - but the hike is well worth. After about 3 hours of hiking, you'll reach base camp and enjoy views of the Khumbu Glacier and Icefall, where Everest expeditions begins.
Hiking to Kalapattar (5545m) and return to Lukla by Helicopter from Kalapattar view point.
The day starts with a hike up to Kalapattar (5545m), the best viewpoint to witness Mt. Everest and the spectacular Himalayan range. You will spent couple of hours with the best and closest view of Everest then fly back to Lukla in helicopter.
Flight to Kathmandu
You then will return to Kathmandu with a flight from Lukla Airport. Don’t forget to give a last look to mountains and say until next time.
kathmandu sightseeing/ buffer day
Today you will fly back to Kathmandu and you can do some shopping of various souvenirs for your friends and family back home. Evening Farewell dinner in typical Nepali Restaurant with some appealing and appetizing Nepalese cuisine. This is also an extra day for resting and if any issue happens for flight due to weather conditions.
Our representative will take you to airport in order to fly home safely.
Nepal is a popular tourist destination in south Asia. Several airlines have direct and non-stop flights from Middle East and Asia to Kathmandu, Capital of Nepal.
There are direct flights from Doha, Osaka, Shanghi, Mascow, Bangkok, Singapore, Hongkong, Karachi, Bombay, Delhi, Culcutta, Paro, Dhaka, Lhasa & Varanasi.
Visa Info: Entry Visa fees- at present US$ 30 for 15 days, US$ 50 for 30 days and US$ 125 for three month visa on entry to Nepal. You can take visa after landing Nepal in Tribhuwan International Airport.
Trek with us because we provide you the best quality service and the most reasonable price. We organized everything for you to make a smooth and enjoyable trip allowing you to get the most out of your time in Nepal. Also, our company is registered in different government bodies & non-profit organizations of Nepal such as the Tourism Board, Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal, Nepal Mountaineering Association, Kathmandu Environmental Education Project.
Tea House are local lodges where you get to eat and sleep during your trek. There are plenty of tea houses across all the trekking routes in Nepal. A tea house trek means that you get to stop and rest each day at a tea house during your trekking period. Unlike camping treks you don’t have to carry food, tents and other items during a tea house trek.
Camping trek: Camping treks require us to carry tents, Kitchen gear, food and other equipment. Unlike tea house treks camping treks are more adventures.
In Nepal, there are two seasons which are considered prime time for trekking. These times range from Feb-May and Sep-Nov. There are places to visit during Monsoon season ( June-August), such as Upper Mustang and Upper West part of the Annapurna Circuit, as these treks are in the “Rain Shadow” and virtually untouched by Nepal Monsoon. Our Philosophy is simple. We believe in ” Sustainable Tourism through eco friendly practices’.
Nepal is an extremely diverse country for its size. The temperature can range from extremely hot ( 37-40C) in the lower Terai regions, to negative temperatures in the northern, mountainous regions. Feb-May and Sep-Nov are prime trekking times due to the lovely climate. There is ample sun in the day time and only slightly chilly at night. Monsoon ( June-Aug) can get very hot and humid-with showers usually in the early morning and late afternoon.
HA offers trekking opportunities for all every age and fitness level. Our treks are graded on difficulty level, 1 being the easiest and 5 being for advanced trekkers. The level of difficulty is based on the altitude and natural terrain of the trek. The difficulty levels for each trek can be found on each individual itinerary of both our website and brochures.
IS SOMEONE GOING TO METT ME AT THE AIRPORT ?
Our airport representative will come to the airport to pick up. We will be displaying a play card Global Holidays Adventure with your name on it. You need a visa to Nepal. You can easily get a visa upon your arrival in TIA airport, Kathmandu on paying US$. 40 for a month US$. 100 for three
After the trip confirmation you will send around 25% advance deposited by wire transfer to GHA Bank Account and remaining you can pay after your arrival by Cash or Credit Card but to pay by credit card there will be extra 4% bank service charge. Now Traveler Cheque is not acceptable as per the rule & regulation of Nepal Rastra Bank. We accept visa card, master card & National Card.
In Kathmandu: Here are all kind of Hotel simple to 5* hotel. It’s depends on your demand but normally in our trekking package we use standard rooms from 3* or 4* on BB Basis.
During Trekking: You will have teahouse/lodges generally provide basic clean facilities with a mattress and a quit blanket. We can offer GHA sleeping baggage if needed but it’s good idea to bring your own always. We usually provide you single and double rooms as well as the occasional dormitory.
Toilet Facilities During Trekking: On, Trek common toilet facilities are available at tea house. Now some teahouse have attached bathroom.
Shower Facilities: You will have hot shower in all teahouse but some place there isn’t hot shower, we will provide you hot water in bucket for shower.
Most of guides speak fluently English and some speak well. Some of the support staff do speak little English and some do not speak.
Daily Routine starting from 7 am. Wake-up 7 am, start trek before 8 after breakfast, 11:30 am to 12:30 pm lunch and trek end 3:30 to 4 pm. Time to read or nap before dinner. After dinner there is time to play cards, reflect on all the wondrous moments of your day and talk about tomorrow plan.
Most of Teahouse cook a delicious range of mostly vegetarian fare Pasta, Tuna Bakes, Noodles, Potatos, Eggs, Dalbhat, Bread, Soups, Fresh Vegetable ( Variety depends on the season) and even some desserts like Apple Pies, Pancakes and some interesting attempts at custard. You will find a lot of garlic items on the menu, eat some every day because it assists with acclimatization. YOu can always get hot chocolate, tea, coffee, hot lemon as well as soft drinks. Each day dinner and breakfast are used to take in the same lodge you spend the night. Lunch will take on the way to destination.
Weather in the mountains is notoriously difficult to predict. At night it is generally cooler the days are generally warm. Winter ( January and February ) will be bit colder but the days can be quite beautiful and warm if the sun is out. There will be bit of snow during the month of January, February and December. It is also important to makes sure that you can stay warm and dry in just about any condition. Expert the unexpected! The temperature could be as high as 20 degree c to 15 degree c low during day time.
These facilities will be available in most of the places in your Hotel reception by playing some service. Remember to bring your adapters!!
This is difficult things to tell. It’s up to you from your heart by looking their work and support. Tipping is not required, but a small way to show your guides and local porters thanks for their help. The level of the tip should reflect the level of personal involvement with your guide.
Valid passport, must be valid up to 6 months after return from your tour, keep a separate photocopy.
Travel insurance, keep a separate photocopy which you need to give to us before you leaving for trip.
Cash, keep numbers and proof of purchase separate. Flight ticket. Emergency contact numbers for insurance & family contact.
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