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t is quite tough trips than others; it goes up to 5000 meters with the side trip of higher. It includes the several nights above the 4000meters where is the level of oxygen is lower and atmospheric air pressure is low, so the traveler must have to fitness in mentally and physically.
Everest Base Camp with Island peak is a combined trip of trekking and climbing. Exploring the temples, shrines, durbar squares, bazaars of Kathmandu and take a short but scenic flight to Lukla.
Everest Base Camp with Island peak is a combined trip of trekking and climbing. Exploring the temples, shrines, durbar squares, bazaars of Kathmandu and take a short but scenic flight to Lukla. Follows the footstep of Tenzing-Hilary through the Dhudhkoshi River and get to Phakding. Walking through the bank of Dhukoshi river, cross the mysterious highest suspension bridge of Everest and enter in Namche.
Namche Bazaar is the main town of Everest region and also the main bazaar of Khumbu. Exploring the Sherpa museum, learn the history of submitters Mr. Tenzing Norgey and Sir Edmund Hilary. Additionally, the trek collects the knowledge of Sherpa history, lifestyle, language, culture, and costume. Tengboche is a hill station where the oldest monastery has placed, it is an only manmade building that can see from the top of Mt. Everest. Tenngbohce is also the viewpoint of Everest Panorama trek, which ends here. This is because only for the stupendous view of Himalaya.
Everest base camp is one of the targets of this trip, the base camp of worlds highest peak Mt. Everest. Its a pleasure when reached base camp. Next, is hike up to the Kalapathar (5,555m), the most popular viewpoint of Everest. From the top of Kalapathar can see the incredible views of the sunrise over the Himalaya, including Mt. Everest, and also the Khumbu Glacier, and Icefall. The moment of reaching Chhukung is the highlight of the trek. It is the trail of Island peak. The summit view of Island peak is incomparable. Himalaya, rivers, lakes, valleys, glaciers, and Sherpa settlement, just down view of Pheriche valley. After successful climbing, you return back to Lukla via Namche and flight to Kathmandu. Having the dinner at a Nepali restaurant, it a moment also share the experience of Himalaya concludes the trip.
Our airport representative welcomes you at airport and transfer to the hotel in a private tourist vehicle.
The day beings with a meeting and introducing with the trek and tour guide. About 8 am we organize the meeting in your hotel lobby. The meeting finalizes the preparation of the trek, and your trek guide will suggest you gears what you have. In meeting you need to bring, original passport, three copies of passport copy size photos, and travel insurance copy. And also we will bring your attention to clear the due amount, if any legal and sign the legally binding the trip form as well as the non-liability disclaimers.
Sightseeing will start after the meeting and your breakfast; the trip includes the guide and private tourist vehicle. Day tour covers the most important religious and popular royal palaces such as Pashupatinath Temple, Bouddhanath Stupa, and Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Pashupatinath Temple is the world most popular Hindu temple, and also the place of cremation lies on the bank of a holy river called Bagmati where Hindu holy people; Sadhu meditating, pilgrims bathing. The process of cremation is burning the dead body with firewood and ghee. Bouddhanath Stupa is one the biggest Buddhist shrine of the worlds, where you can see the monks are praying in monasteries surrounding the stupa. And the next spot for the day is Bhaktapur Durbar Square, which is famous with the name of Fifty-Five Windows Durbar; its architect designs mesmerized the peoples. Main attractions of the durbar are The Lion Gate, Golden Gates, The statue of King BhupatindraMalla and the pottery where the potter makes the different kinds of pots.
After back to the hotel, you will have few hours for your last shopping for trek and exploration the Thamel city, one of the busiest touristic town of Kathmandu.
The exciting morning meets trekking staffs at hotel lobby early in the morning. The scenic flight takes 35-40 minutes to land on Tenzing-Hillary airport at Lukla. Upon your arrival in Airport, the guide will introduce with the porters and gives the short brief about the trails and mountains which you can see from the trails between Lukla to Lunch place. The descending trail to the Dudhkosi River, which joins the main route to Namche. This is the easiest day of the whole trek, because of short walking in low altitude.
Following the Dudh Koshi River to get Namche is longer than the previous day. Cross the river many times and encountering with yaks and mules are common the trail. One point where trail terminates to steep ascend from the bank of the river where you will cross the highest suspension bridge of Everest Region. After the bridge, the trail really steep until you will cross the Sagarmatha National Park reached the Namche, the biggest town of Everest. This is a town also where you can buy trekking stuff as per your needed.
To acclimatize in thin air, you will stay one more night in Namche. In the day you will hike up to Syangboche and before go to the Syangboche, you will visit museum belongs to Sherpa Cultural, and Mt. Everest Expedition done by Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hilary. From the top, you can see the stunning view of Khumbu village with sunrise in morning and sunset in evening.
After breakfast in Namche, you will trek towards Tengboche via Kyangjuma through forestry trail. Trek down to Phungi Thanga, have a lunch and sharp climb up to Tengboche. Tengboche, a top of the hill from where you can see 360-degree mountain views. The Monastery decorated with a 20-foot sculpture of Buddha, musical instrument and robs of Lamas. The guide will take you to watch the prayer ceremony either in morning or evening that depends on the trekkers reached Tengboche.
After breakfast you start trek to Pheriche, firstly trails descend to Dibuche in the bank of the river through the deep rhododendron forest and then cross the bridge and head up to Pangboche.It’s a town where you can explore Sherpa village and their activities. Stop for lunch at Somare and continues to Pheriche. The gradual climbs towards a hill, which leads the Pheriche valley. By reaching the valley you will cross the treeline, and feels thin air.
Today is the rest day, you will have the trip to Nagarsang Hill (5090m) to acclimatize your body. The Nagarsang Hill gives you stupendous views of mountains especially Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, Island Peak, Chheplu Chuli, Mt. Aamdablam, Mt. Kangteka, Mt. Taboche, Mt. Cholatse and the path of Chola Pass, glacier lakes.
The trail leads you to climb towards Lobuche via Thukla Pass. From the pass, you can see the speechless paradise view of Himalaya peaks, valley. The trail passes through the moraine of Khumbu glacier and stone memorials of climbers who were mopped nearby summits. Continuing the trail you will reach a valley on the foot of Lobuche Peak, which is Lobuche 4910m.
Today is one of the toughest as well as interesting days of the trek. Trails drag you to Gorakshep, which takes about 4hrs through the Khumbu glacier and stony way. Once when you reach Gorakshep then after having the short tea break heads off to climb Kalapathar (5555m) From the top of Kalapathar you will see the stupendous fantabulous panoramic views of peaks; closest views of Mt. Everest- the highest peak of the planet and others are Nuptse, Pumori, Chagastse, Lhotse etc. If weather permitted you can stay there until sunset, the view of the sunset over the Himalaya is rewarding. And then back to Gorakshep.
Today is another achievement day of the trek. You will off to Everest Base Camp after your breakfast, the trail to Base camp is glacier and stone. When you reach to base camp for a few minutes you will forget everything because of cool air, closest views of Mt. Everest without any climbing equipment, stunning view of Khumbu Icefall. You will spend half an hour at base camp and back to Gorakshep then descend to Lobuche.
The different trail takes you Chhukung via Dingboche Valley; trail begins to descend and ends with ascending. When you reach Chhukung, the trek guide will introduce you with your climbing guide. The climbing guide will check all your equipment and also give some lesson about how to use the equipment and also give some idea for technical part of mountaineering.
Today you will have a short trek in thin air so to acclimatize the body in the thin air walking pace is quite slow in relaxing way by following the Imja Lake, giant views of Mt. Amadablam. From today for next two days, accommodation will be in tented camp and meals will be prepared by professional camping crews. After lunch, you will get a short but important training about the climbing, and equipment.
The itinerary gives you two days for the climb up Island peak, it will not require two more days if the weather is good. Climbing guide will decide the climbing plan and strategies after checking the weather conditions and other issues. Usually, after lunch, the trip begins to high camp from base camp. The climbing guide again gives you some tips for using climbing equipment, the technical part of mountaineering and check your physical conditions. The guide will arrange everything before going to bed and get up about 1 AM, have a small breakfast/ snacks and then start to climb high camp and begins to climb with the rope, which is already fixed by the guide. Once when you submit the outstanding panoramic views of peaks: Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Makalu, and Baruntse etc. Afterward spending about 20min in summit then back to base camp take a rest and have lunch for an hour and heads off to Chhukung.
From today the altitude is getting down, that gives good sleep, and feels better than previous nights. You will trek down to Tengboche through the various town Dingboche, Pangboche, and cross the Imja Khola River’ suspension bridge and gradually ascend to Tengboche via Debuche.
After breakfast, the trail descends to Phungi-Thagna throughout the beautiful forest of rhododendron, juniper. At Phungi-Thanga you will have the short tea break and cross the Dudh Koshi River and ascend to Tashinga, and trails go through high above valley towards Sanasa, from where you can explore Kunde and Khumjung Village before getting to Namche.
Ultimately, you finished your 16-days trek of Everest Base Camp & Island Peak by reaching the Lukla. Continues to trek down, cross the suspension bridge, walk on the bank of Dudhkoshi River. Stop at Phakding for last lunch of Himalaya and continues to Lukla. In the evening you can celebrate the whole trip with all trekking staffs.
This morning you will flight out from Lukla to Kathmandu, after your breakfast at the guesthouse. The guide will transfer you to the hotel, enjoy the day, have a shower and feel refreshed after a long trek.
Today is leisure day and evening you will serve a farewell dinner in typical Nepali Restaurant with Nepali folk music and dance. If you want to utilize your time by doing some day activities please check this ACTIVITIES and let us know.
The trip ends, your guide will pick you up from your hotel and drop to international airport.
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Acute Mountain Sickness may happen when the travellers rapidly up to the height of 3000m. Our itineraries are designed with rest days. Once when you arrived in high altitude, your acclimatization line will rise your body to start adjust. The commonly happened in altitude are shortness of breath, light headache, whereas the mountain sickness is quite different which involves the severe headache, vomiting etc.
The trained and expert guides will everyday advise you about your health conditions, requirements and altitude sickness while you are trekking, hiking and climbing. That’s why you should not be worry about the sickness. Also we would like to recommend you to meet your doctor, advisor before you start your travel.
Given some information helps you to get rid from the Acute Mountain Sickness.
There are three stages of altitude sickness and symptoms.
Normal AMS Symptoms
The given altitude symptoms may every trekkers will have experience but no worries these are common.
Minor AMS Symptoms
The trekkers when they entry on high Himalayan Valleys get mild AMS that your having symptoms. The symptoms to be altitude sickness at least you have given one indication.
What to do when Minor Symptoms does not stop?
Serious AMS Symptoms
The given conditions are quite danger so descend immediately
Dangerous cases of AMS
High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE)
The brain swelling with the fluid is HACE. It involves disorientation, lethargy and nausea. Before attacking the HACE, patient will have the symptoms of fever, ataxia, photophobia, and rapid heartbeat. Unconsciousness and coma from HACE can be lead to death within 12-20hrs from the onsets of symptoms. In the initial phase of ataxia begin treatment with medication, oxygen and dexamethasone.
Normally, 4 to 8mg of dexamethasone is given as a first dose, then 4mg every six hours, Diamox every 12 hours and 2-4 liters /minute oxygen. The patient must have to be descended.
High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE)
The condition, that buildup the fluid in the air sacs of lungs is HAPE. HAPE symptoms start progressively within 2-4 days in high altitude. Shortness of breath at rest, cough, weakness and chest tightness and at least two of; fast heart beat rate, wheezing heard in lungs, bluish appearance of the skin are the symptoms of HAPE. Descent to the lower altitude is needed if patient does not get better with oxygen. The Gamow Bag may be use to the lower altitude if a person is in the backcountry unable to descend immediately because of weather.
Prevention of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)
First Aid Kit
First aid kit is a basic list of common medicines.
This is a section where you get the general idea equipment that you need in Everest Base Camp with Island Peak. The important and serious part of equipment selection depends on the trekking season, trekking days, and maximum altitude.
Trekkers personal goods such as money purse, cameras, cell phones and the cosmetic items that you need in daytime, while you are hiking. Porter carries others your heavy equipment.
Lower Body – Legs
Medicine and First Aid
Your guides will have more extensive medical gear, but you should have the basics.
Miscellaneous, but Important
The above list guides for you to buy the goods. There are so many options for you, they different brand and version, so it would be better to buy as per your experience. Most of the things are easily available in Kathmandu as well in cheap price.
Please Note: The tight fighting clothing such as made with Lycra can often be offensive to locals. So if you find these items comfortable please kindly wear top of them.
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I have never thought of myself as a hiker or a trekker, but somehow, the idea of trekking through the Himalayas and venturing through Nepals and the worlds highest mountain seems exhilarating and almost out of reach. I did the trek to Mount Everest Base Camp in October 2013, and it was and still is one of the best experience in my life. We had Gyanu as our guide for the entire trip and not only has he been patient with a beginner trekker like myself, he explained and shared with us his cult