Nepal: Kalapatar and Everest Base Camp

Nepal

Everest should always be seen with right vision, with elegance, not arrogance. Flanked by such peaks as Cho Oyu, Nuptse, Lhotse and other sky-touching mountains, Chomolungma, or Mother Goddess of the World, as she is called by the Sherpas, is an awesome sight. Join us, during these busy times, on one of the world’s greatest treks up to Kalapatar and Everest Base Camp. Here, after struggling to climb up to 19,000 feet, you can gaze across at a mountain that is 10,000 feet higher than you are and be humbled!

Yet this is not just about mountains, but about people. Along the way, you will visit the villages and the monasteries, learn about the environmental issues affecting the area, and meet the Sherpas and mountaineers who have left such deep imprints on history. In the fall, you can enjoy the Mani Rimdu celebration at Tengboche Monastery!

Dates

May
8
2015
Friday
May
25
2015
Monday

Land Cost

Starting at

$3595.00

Per
Person

Based on 4-6 People
(excluding international air)

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ITINERARY at a Glance


Day 1


Arrive in Kathmandu; Welcome dinner.

Day 2


Tour the Swayambunath, Pashupatinath and Bodhanath

Day 3


Fly to Lukla; Walk up the hill to Phakding

Day 4


Hike from Phakding to Namche

Day 5


Free day in Namche to explore town, museum, and READ Global Library.

Day 6


Climb to Thyangboche.

Day 7


Day at rest to explore monastery.

Day 8


Climb to Pheriche.

Day 9


Day at rest.

Day 10


Trek to Lobuche.

Day 11


Climb Kalapatar and return to Gorak Shep.

Day 12


Trek to Everest Base Camp and back to Lobuche.

Day 13


Trek to Dingboche.

Day 14


Trek via Pangboche to Thyangboche.

Day 15


Trek to Jorsali.

Day 16


Rise early and hike to Lukla in time for your flight back to Kathmandu.

Day 17


Visit Patan and Bhaktapur. Farewell dinner.

Day 18


Depart Nepal for home.

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