The Three Passes and Everest Base Camp Adventure
Posted by bpeters55 on Jul 28, 2014
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Date: On Dec 1, 2014
City or Place: Nepal
Skill Level: Intermediate
Partner Status: Will accept Partners
We’ll meet in Kathmandu, take a jeep to Bhandar and start trekking. It’ll be relaxing and fun, with a twist of adventure.
Trip Cost: $1600 USD per person.
Trip Cost Includes:
•One registered Guide, insured, salary, transportation, food and accommodation.
•Everest National Park Permit.
•TIMS (Trekker's Information Management System).
•Land transportation by Jeep (Kathmandu to Bhandar).
•Air Fare (Lukla to Kathmandu).
•Three Meals per day: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
•Equipment (Sleeping bag and down filled jacket)
•All taxes and service charge.
Trip Cost Excludes:
•Bar and beverage bills, bottled water, tea, coffee and desserts.
•Personal expenses, clothing, health and evacuation insurance.
•Extra fees for hot shower and wifi service.
•Tips and gratuities.
Extra cost for porter: $18 USD per day. Trip cost: $415 USD.
Porter fee includes: insurance, salary, land transportation, air fare, food and accommodations.
Day 01: Kathmandu to Bhandar (2150m) by jeep.
Day 02: Bhandar to Kenja (1570m) 3 – 4 hrs.
Day 03: Kenja to Junbesi (2680m) via Lamjura La Pass (3530m) 7 – 8 hrs.
Day 04: Junbesi to Nhuntala ( 2250m) 5 – 6 hrs.
Day 05: Nhuntala to Kharekhola (2070m) 5 – 6 hrs.
Day 06: Kharekhola to Puiyan (2800m) 5 - 6 hrs.
Day 07: Puiyan to Phakding (2610m) 5 – 6 hrs.
Day 08: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m) 5 – 6 hrs.
Day 09: Namche Bazaar rest day (Acclimatization).
Day 10: Namche Bazaar to Tengbuche (3860m) 5 – 6 hrs.
Day 11: Tengbuche to Dingbuche (4410m) 5 – 6 hrs.
Day 12: Dingbuche to Chhukhung (4730m) 3 – 4 hrs.
Day 13: Chhukhung rest day. Optional climb to Chhukhung Ri (5559m).
Day 14: Chhukhung to Lobuche (4910m) via Kongma La Pass (5535m) 6 – 8 hrs.
Day 15: Lobuche to Gorakshep (5160m) and Everest Base Camp (5364m) 7 – 9 hrs.
Day 16: Gorakshep to Dzonglha (4830m) via Kala Patthar (5540m) 6 – 8 hrs.
Day 17: Dzonglha to Thangnak (4700m) via Cho La Pass (5330m) 6 – 8 hrs.
Day 18: Thangnak to Gokyo (4790m) 4 – 6 hrs.
Day 19: Gokyo rest day. Optional climb to Gokyo Ri (5350m).
Day 20: Gokyo to Langden (4360m) via Renjo La Pass (5360m) 6 – 8 hrs.
Day 21: Langden to Thame (3820m) 4 – 5 hrs.
Day 22: Thame to Namche Bazaar 4 – 5 hrs.
Day 23: Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2900m) 6 – 7 hrs.
Day 24: Lukla to Kathmandu by airplane.
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