Everest Base Camp Yoga Trek is one of a kind trek that combines spirituality with lifetime adventure of trekking in world famous Everest region. The program fits in perfectly for those who have a desire to learn and practice yoga and seek thrilling adventure on the lap of the highest mountain on earth. The ultimate aim of this trek is to reach Everest Base Camp located at an astounding altitude of 5364m. The base camp offers magnificent views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse and Nuptse and an opportunity to meet leading mountaineering from around the world.
Everest base camp yoga trek
The journey begins with a scenic and thrilling flight to Lukla, the starting point of Everest trek. The trek follows the trail which is often used by Yaks and people to ferry goods. One of the best attractions of the trek is the experience of rich Sherpa culture, cuisine and hospitality especially in Sherpa villages like Phakding, Namche, Dingboche, Pengboche, Mundu, etc. Visiting Tengboche Monastery (3867m), one of the biggest monasteries in the Himalayas, is certainly one of the highlights of this trek. Along the way you will have plenty of mountain sceneries to catch such as Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Lhotse, Nuptse, and Everest among others.
Aside from the actual trek, you will enjoy yoga, spa and massage in Dingboche and Namche. A small group meditation will be organized by yoga mentor as part of acclimatization exercise. The trek is an endurance test as well as a perfect way to build up one’s physical and mental well being. The Everest base camp trekking trail lies within Everest National Park, a world heritage site that is home to such endangered species as snow leopard, Himalayan black bear and mountain goats. The vegetation on the lower elevation ranges from pine and birch which gives way to alpine vegetation of moss and lichens above 4000m.
The Everest Base Camp Yoga Trek is entirely a lodge based trek which means your accommodation and food will be provided in lodges. We provide you full arrangements along with permits and experienced trekking guides who have led many trekking groups in Everest region.
Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel
Upon your arrival time, a representative from Nepal Trekking Routes will reach Kathmandu International Airport [TIA] to welcome and receive you. You will then be escorted to your hotel where you can refresh and relax and in the evening a welcome dinner program will be organized at a Nepali restaurant. Overnight in Kathmandu
Day 02: World heritage Sightseeing and Trek Preparation
After enjoying morning breakfast, you will be picked by your guide from the hotel and take around Kathmandu for sightseeing. You will visit world heritage monuments such as Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Swoyambunat and Bouddhanath. In the evening, our trekking guide will conduct a briefing about the trekking program before dinner. Overnight at Kathmandu
Day 03: Kathmandu to Phakding via Lukla flight (2,652m) 3 hrs
Wake up early today to catch a mountain flight to Lukla, the gateway to Mt. Everest. Unload your rucksacks and start trekking towards Phakding. Enroute you will pass through pine and oak forests with occasional chirping sound of birds. Overnight in Phakding
Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m) 5 - 6 hrs
Have a warm breakfast and take in the crispy air. The trail leaving Phakding parallels the Dudkhosi River alongside the forested hills. Crossing of the suspension bridge over the confluence of Bhotekoshi and Dudhkoshi allows for a first glimpse of Everest and other peaks. The last segment is fairly uphill trek till you reach Namche Bazar. Overnight in Namche Bazaar.
Day 05: Namche Bazaar : Rest day
Today is an acclimatization day. You will spend exploring and learning about the sights and sounds of Namche Bazaar. Or alternatively you can hike up to Everest View Hotel, one of world’s highest hotels to capture an amazing panorama of Mahalangur Himalayan ranges including Everest, Thamserku, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Nuptse, Choaltse and so forth. Afterwards return to Namche and spend evening in cozy Namche cafes or pubs. Overnight in Namche.
Day 06: Namche to Tengboche (3,870m): 5 - 6 hrs
As the dawn breaks, you carry rucksack and march down the trail ahead. The section between Namche and Tengboche is fairly easy as you walk into serene forests of oaks, pines and magnolia. Tengboche Monastery is one of the most sacred Himalayan monastery built by the Sherpa community some 300 years ago. The monastery is in a vantage position affording a stunning view of Mt. Ama Dablam. Overnight in Tengboche.
Day 07: Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360 m) 5 - 6 hrs
Trek along the Pangboche valley which is in the crossroad of the Amadablam Trekking towards windy valley of Dingboche. The landscape starts to change from this day. The tree line starts to disappear and scattered bush remains as the vegetation of the area.
Day 08: Dingboche Rest Day
The hiking of the Nagarshan Hill (5100 m) takes place as part of final preparation before scaling the Everest Base Camp. This is the right time to get acquainted with the locals of the region.
Day 09: Trek from Dingboche - Lobuche (4,910) 5-6 hrs
The major highlight of this day's trekking is the memorials of legendary Everest Summitteers who lost their lives in Everest at Thukla Pass. The memorial of the Rob Hall, Scott Fischer, Babu Chhiri Sherpa and numerous others will let you feel the significance of the region.
Day 10: Lobuche to Gorekshep via EBC (5,170m)8-9 hrs
Along the moraines and side by side with Khumbu glacier we will reach Gorakshep. After brief stop we head to iconic Everest Base Camp. Take as many pictures as possible and return back to Gorakshep
Day 11: Gorekshep to Pheriche Via Kalapatthar (4280 m) 8-9 hrs
Early morning hiking of the Kalapathar to witness the Himalayan sunrise is the most alluring activity to do in Everest region of Nepal. The sun rays kissing the lofty himalayas glowing the surrounding will definitely worth every hardship endured during the trekking. The trekkers then descend to Pheriche for overnight.
Day 12: Trek from Pheriche to Namche (3,570m) 5-6 hrs
Don't say that the route is same and there is nothing new to see while returning. You will witness absolutely different landscape and feeling is different while returning. Enjoy your return trip with local brewery and food.
Day 13: Trek back from Namche to Lukla: 6- 8 hrs
Descend and enjoy this return trip to Lukla.
Day 14: Flights from Lukla - Kathmandu
The scenic mountain flight will take the trekkers from Lukla to Kathmandu
Day 15: Farewell Travel Guest
The journey within the mountains of Nepal comes to an end today! There is nothing to do but we just trade emails to travel companions and organize our photos. If we have more time we can do some shopping or sightseeing. At last approximately 3 hours before our scheduled flight, a representative from Nepal Trekking Routes drops you to the airport. On your way to home we will have plenty of time to plan our next adventure trip in the wonderful country of Nepal
The price include the following
All kind of the grounded transportation service with pick-up and drop off service
Trekking Guide and Trekking porter (Two participant=1 porter =Maximum 20 kg of luggage )
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,with tea coffe, accommodation during the trekking
Kathmandu Guest house hotel in Kathmandu and Tea house accommodation during the trekking
Sleeping bags, down jackets, duffel bags and trekking sticks (if required)
Trekking permit of National park,as well as other entry fee during the trekking
TIMS(Trekking Information Management System )
Flight fare Kathmandu to lukla and lukla to kathmandu
Insurance and equipment for the trekking staffs
First aid kit
Emergency helicopter rescue service , your helicopter rescue fee is paid by your travel insurance company .
Farewell dinner in Kathmandu with cultural program in typical Traditional Nepali resturant
The price does not include:
Bar bill , beverages, hot shower, extra accommodation in kathmandu
Single suplimenty (perperson for accommodation USD 80) Per night
During the trekking single suplimentary is USD 250
Tips for guide 10% and porter 5%
Meals & hotel accommodation in Kathmandu (with out itinerary )
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