Arun Valley to Everest Base Camp Trek
The Great Adventure Treks & Expeditions (P) Ltd offers an exclusive adventure to world’s number one Everest Base Camp trekking from the low remote areas of Arun Valley to the high Khumbu glaciers. Also known as the other side of Everest, the adventure starts with a short sweeping scenic flight to Tumlintar a local destination which provides a fascinating contrast to the high mountain scapes as it approach nearer. Trekking slowly by the Arun River on the less visited area and crossing the Salpa pass at 4,160 meters passing through Guidel, Bung villages of Rai (Kirat) tribes, then finally reaching the popular Khumbu area at Phakding and beyond walking ahead to the Sherpa capital at Namche Bazaar, with time to acclimatize and visit the scenic interesting areas of Khumbu.
Great Adventure Treks & Expeditions from Arun Valley to Everest Base Camp an excellent journey offering grand sceneries and beauty of the surrounding landscapes, which combines all the highlights of the Everest National Park including Namche Bazaar, Khumbu’s Sherpa capital, glamorous viewpoint of Kallapatthar and walking to the final destination at Everest Base Camp with amazing viewpoints of Nuptse, Everest and Mt. Lhotse at 8,516 m / 27,940 ft worlds 4th highest mountain. So this is an adventure of two world’s greatest mountains base camp in one package Mt. Everest & Mt. Lhotse.
This remarkable adventure ends at Lukla for the scenic short flight back to Kathmandu, an outstanding trip visiting the high lush sub-tropic Arun valley all the way to Khumbu with time to explore villages and monasteries and hospitality of the Sherpa people with Great Adventure Treks & Expeditions.
Trip Highlights: “An amazing trip from the warm low lands of Arun Valley to alpine hills to arctic zones scenic flights, diverse culture and landscapes, hidden views and valleys, panoramic views from 800m to high 5,545meter, traditional Buddhist heritage, world’s highest Sagarmatha national park panoramic views of world’s highest peaks.”
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.