Arun valley to Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the wonderful off beaten treks which leads you through a non-touristy trail in Nepal. This trekking trail is beautifully located between Sagarmatha and Makalu Barun National Parks.
Well, this trek begins from Tumlingtar and goes through a deep valley of Arun and cross a Salpa Pass at 3,800 m of altitude. After then, the trek continues through the main Everest trail and continue to Everest Base Camp (5,300) and Kala Patthar (5,545 m). Finally, this trek ends at Lukla by taking an exhilarating flight back to Kathmandu.
This amazing trek offers the superb Himalayan views of the two highest mountain in the world i.e Mt. Everest and Mt. Makalu. During the trek, you’ll pass through several villages like Hongu, Hinko, Gai Kharka where you’ll encounter different ethnic groups of Sherpa, Limbu, and Rai people.
Undoubtedly, Arun Valley to Everest Base Camp Trek is once in a lifetime opportunity. This trek is a great option for those who are seeking to explore a quiet place along with breathtaking scenery. Come join with The Great Adventure treks to make the trek lifetime memorable.
Highlights of the Trip
- Sightseeing tour of UNESCO world heritage sites of Kathmandu Valley
- Exciting flight from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar
- Experience the wilderness of Makalu Barun National Parks
- Explore one of the world’s deepest Arun Valley
- Amazing view of the world’s highest mountains including Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Makalu (8,481 m), Mt. Pumori (7,161 m), Mt. Lobuche (6,119 m), and Mt. Ama Dablam (6,812)
- Walking through a tranquil trekking trail
- Experience natural and cultural diversity
It is normally graded as a moderately difficult trek. You’ll be trekking 7-8 hours each day at altitude averages of 3,048 meters in a remote location.
Throughout the trekking journey, you have to walk on a rocky trail with several uphills and downhills.
Thus, to fully enjoy this trek you require good physical as well as mental fitness level. If you want to add a little more challenge and adventure in the classic Everest Base Camp Trek then you can opt for Arun Valley to Everest Base Camp Trek.
Best Time for Arun Valley to Everest Base Camp Trek
Though in the mountains the weather is unpredictable the best time for this trek is spring and autumn season. During this season, the weather is stable and clear skies and crisp view of the snow-capped peaks will definitely take your breath away.
Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Half Day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu.
Day 03: Fly to Tumlingtar 650m. 45 minutes flight and trek to Kartikeghat (840m)
Day 04: Trek to Gothe bazaar 800m. 6 hours.
Day 05: Trek Salpa Phedi ( 2,415m) 6 hours.
Day 06: Trek Salpa Phedi to Guranse 3,075m. 5 – 6 hrs.
Day 07: Trek to to Guidel 1,640m. via Salpa pass 5 – 6 hrs.
Day 08: Trek to Khiraule 2,360m. 3 – 4 hrs.
Day 09: Trek to Ghai Kharka 2,450m. via Surkie La (pass) 3100m. 6 hours.
Day 10: Trek to Pangbung 2,670m. 6hours.
Day 11: Trek to Puiyan 2,800m. 5 – 6 hrs.
Day 12: Trek to Phakding 2,650m. 5 – 6 hrs.
Day 13: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440m. approx. 5 – 6 hrs.
Day 14: Rest Day at Namche Bazaar.
Day 15: Trek to Thyangboche 3,867m. approx 5 hours.
Day 16: Trek to Dingboche 4,358m. approx: 5 – 6 hour.
Day 17: Rest Day at Dingboche.
Day 18: Trek to Lobuche 4,928m. approx: 5 hours.
Day 19: Trek to Gorakshep 5,160m. & continue to Everest base Camp 5,357m.
Day 20: Hike to Kalapathar 5,555m. and continue to Pheriche 4,243m. 5 hrs.
Day 21: Trek to Thyangboche approx. 5 hrs.
Day 22: Trek to Monjo. 2,835m. Approx: 5 – 6 hrs.
Day 23: Trek to Lukla 5 hrs walk.
Day 24: Fly Lukla – Kathmandu.
Day 25: Transfer to Airport for the International departure.