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Jiri to Everest Base Camp

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    It 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.

Trip Duration

26 days

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Trip Budget

USD 2050

Jiri to Everest Base Camp

Jiri to Everest Base Camp and Kalapattar is a highly praised trekking route of the Everest region. It was in 1953 when two renown figures Sir Edmund Hillary and Mr. Tenzing Norgey Sherpa had taken the same route for the Mt. Everest expedition.

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Overview

Explore the beauty, adventure and peace of Jiri to Everest Base Camp with us. We will take you up to the base camp of the top of the world; the highest peak- Mt. Everest. The feelings, experiences and moments get during the trip to the Everest Base Camp (EBC) are very much valuable.

The trail of the trip to EBC is filled with thrill, struggle, peace, beauty, and fun. Which as a whole can make you feel life worth living and nature worth exploring. The trek to EBC is one of the most popular trek routes in the world- an adventure that leaves you stunned and mesmerized by the breathtaking scenery. The landscapes along with an inspiring combination of the environment, culture, lifestyle and your presence over there. You will realize the effort needed to climb the peak when you reach the base camp. And you feel respect towards the mountaineers who successfully made it to the top of the Everest for their courage and determination.

Here are two routes to Everest Base Camp: one that goes through Lukla and the other that passes through Jiri. Jiri to Everest base camp itinerary included here is designed with proper consultation with professional mountaineers and guide. Ensuring to make the best out of it. The trip to end trek is normally for 21 days. While on the trek, we pass through alpine forests and glacier rivers. We can also enjoy the warm hospitality of ethnic people of the mountain, the Sherpas, the Tamangas, add. Visit the Buddhist monasteries with prayer flags helps us feel the peace of mind and soul.

Also, the Sherpa and other ethnic villages with their simple yet such mountain lifestyles are the spectaculars sights to observe. The views are awesome and the Himalayan prove to be essential assets of the world. The 21 days Jiri to Everest Base Camp trek is a great adventure for travelers who are physically well and are prepared to accept the challenges offered by nature.

However, you can also complete your trek in 12 days of you wish to be quicker. In order to make the most out of the EBC trek just in the minimum possible time, we recommend you to try our Everest Base Camp Trek (Rapid)-12 days. And for additional thrills during the trek, crossing some of the most famous high passes in the world; Everest High Passes Trek- 20 days would definitely be perfect.

 

  • Start From: Kahtmandu
  • Finish At: Kathmandu
  • Countries: Nepal
  • Destination: Cho La pass / Everest Base Camp / Kalapattar
  • Max. Altitude:5555 meters.
  • Physical rating:
  • Trip Code: ATAH-E5
  • Group size: Minimum One
  • Daily walking Hour: Approximately 4-7.
  • Activities : Tour & Trekking.

Detailed Itinerary

  • Day 01
    Arrive at the Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu (1,345m)

    Our airport representative welcomes you at airport and transfer to the hotel in a private tourist vehicle


    Overnight at a hotel
  • Day 02
    Pre-trip meeting and sightseeing around the Kathmandu valley

    One of the representatives from Apex the Asia Holidays will organize a small pre-trip meeting at the hotel lobby before commencing the day trip. In the meeting, you shall bring passport copy, travel insurance copy and passport size photos (3copies).

    During the day tour, you will visit main three places: Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath and Bhaktapur Durbar Square. The Pashupatinath Temple is the main destination of the worlds Hindu people, every year thousands of pilgrims visit from different countries. Bouddhanath is the most famous and deserved the significance of Buddhism, meeting with monks, learning the Buddhism and stupa dome is the main attractions of the locations. The next final one is Bhaktapur Durbar Square a big and eminent durbar square of the valley. Fifty-five windows durbar, golden temple, pottery are the main attraction of the tour.

    After finishing the tour you will back to Thamel, and again your trekking guide will meet you check your trekking gears and finalize for your trek.


    Overnight at a hotel
  • Day 03
    Drive to Jiri (187 km) - 8 hrs

    Early morning check out from the Kathmandu hotel after breakfast and drive to Jiri by bus, through Araniko Highway. You will stop at Khadichaur or Mudhe for the lunch. Resuming to Jiri via Charikot and Namdu and finally reach Jiri. Jiri is Name after the Jirel surname family.


    Overnight at a guesthouse
  • Day 04
    Trek to Bhandar (2,200m) - 6 hrs

    The trail begins to hike up a hill through the pine forest and descends to Shivalaya (1800m) and again following the up and down hill to get Deuarli, where normally you will have your lunch and continue down to  Bhandara.


    Overnight at a guesthouse
  • Day 05
    Trek to Sete (2,645 m) - 6 hrs

    The day begins with descending to the Likhu Khola passing the villages. Stop at Kinja for a lunch, Kinja is the bottom of Lamjura Hill. After lunch hike up to Sete via some villages, the path is very step up. Sete is the village of Sherpa, where we can see Mane and Stupa.


    Overnight at a guesthouse
  • Day 06
    Trek to Junbensi (2,675m) - 6 hrs

    In the beginning of the day, you will climb up to Lamajura Pass (3,535m) where you will have your lunch. The pass is covered with snow in winter and bloomed rhododendron in spring. This is the highest point between Namche and Jiri after lunch you will descend to Junibesi, a typical village of Sherpa with apple garden. Junibesi is a beautiful valley, you can explore lots of Gumbas.


    Overnight at a guesthouse
  • Day 07
    Rest day and explore the monasteries

    Today is the first rest day of this trek when you will enjoy with visiting Thupten Choling Gompa, a big monastery in the hilly region that is also inhabitant to Tibetan Lama and monks.


    Overnight at a guesthouse
  • Day 08
    Trek to Nunthala (2,440m) - 5 hrs

    The continuing trail begins after breakfast, the trail leads to hiking up Simi Dada, from where you can see first view Mt. Everest. Once you cross the Solu Khola meets a small town called Rigmo where you will have lunch and then ascents to Tak Shindo Pass (3070m) and again descend all the way to Nunthala.


    Overnight at a guesthouse
  • Day 09
    Trek to Kharikhola (2,020m) -5 hrs

    Descending trail continues until you get Dudh Koshi River. By crossing the river you will reach Jubing, it is lowest altitude village after the Lamjura Pass (3535m). It is a farmland, we can see a beautiful rice field, and orange farm while traveling in autumn. Again climb up to get Kharikhola (2020m).


    Overnight at a guesthouse
  • Day 10
    Trek to Puiyan (2,700m) - 6 hrs

    After breakfast begins the trek with the hike up to Buksa Danda, continue the climb to Tham Danda. Take the lunch break at Tham Danda continue to Bamboo forest, the path is very slippery, wet and narrow. After 1.5 hrs walking on the nepali flat with the slippery & narrow path, you arrive at Paiyan.


    Overnight at a guesthouse
  • Day 11
    Trek to Phakding (2,646m) - 5 hrs

    After breakfast, the trail leads to descending to Surke, a popular helipad of Khumbu. From the Surkhe the trail begins to ascend to Chheplung where you will meet another way from Lukla. At the Thado Koshi just after Chheplung, you will have a lunch break. And continues to Phakding.


    Overnight at a guesthouse
  • Day 12
    Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,441m) - 6 hrs

    The day begins with hot breakfast. Today you shall cross the river several times before reaching the highest suspension bridge. Steep climb up to cross the bridge and walk through the pine forest via Top Dada. Finally, reach Namche Bazaar entry check post, enter the Namche Bazaar.


    Overnight at a guesthouse
  • Day 13
    Namche Bazaar acclimatization day

    Today is the second rest day of the trek. It is very important to take a rest and acclimatize in thin air. In the day you will hike up to Syangboche via visit museum belongs to Sherpa Cultural, and the history records of Mt. Everest Expedition, success by Mr. Tenzing Norgay and Sir Edmund Hilary.  The view of Namche, Khumjung Village, and Himalaya is stupendous from the Syngboche and Everest view Hotel.


    Overnight at a guesthouse
  • Day 14
    Trek to Phorste Thanga (3,680m) - 5 hrs

    The trail gradually getting the higher altitude through the rhododendron forest and juniper. You will go with the left trail from Sanasa by following the trail of Gokyo. Reach the Mong La dada by grassland path. Take a short break for the beautiful view and descent to Phortse Thanga.


    Overnight at a guesthouse
  • Day 15
    Trek to Machherma (4,470m) - 5 hrs

    The journey begins from steeply up, narrow, and through the pine forest. Along the trail, you can see the beautiful waterfalls. Before reaching Dole you can see the magnificent down views of the valley as well as front views of Mt. Cho Oyu. Dole is a commercial town where you can have a lunch if you feel hunger, or you can take whenever you like after Dole and before Machherma. By crossing Dole the treeline is started.


    Overnight at a guesthouse
  • Day 16
    Trek to Gokyo (4,790m) - 4.5 hrs

    Trip of today is the fairly shorter than the previous day, which takes an about 4 hrs. The beginning part of the trial is roughly steep up about 20-25minutes and then almost flat to get Phanga. Phanga is a place for the tea break. Eventually, the trial is gradually uphill until 1 hrs hiking. Just before reaching the first lake the path is steep up, and narrow. From the first lake, it takes about 1.5 hrs to rich Gokyo Valley (4,790 m) via the second lake. After lunch, you explore the third lake Dudh Pokhari and the magnificent view of the mountain from Gokyo Valley.


    Overnight at a guesthouse
  • Day 17
    Trek to Gokyo Ri (5,383m) then back to Gokyo and trek to Dragnak (4,700m) - 6 hrs

    Early Morning gets up and hikes up to Gokyo-Ri(5383m). After, about 2.5-3 hrs hiking you will be on the top of Gokyo-Ri, a glory places of the trip. From Ri, you can see 360 Degrees spectacular views of mountain including Mt.Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Cho-Oyu, Mt. Nuptse, Gyachung Khang, Numbur, Thamesherku, Cholatse, Tawoche as well as you can see huge Ngozumpa Glacier and Gokyo Valley with the lake.

    Exploring the brilliance places, you will trek back to Gokyo. After having a short break, you will have a delicious hot lunch in Gokyo and continue trek to Dragnak 4700m (Thangna) via crossing the Ngozumpa Glacier, which takes 2.5-3 hrs for the overnight stay.


    Overnight at a guesthouse
  • Day 18
    Cross Cho La pass (5,360m) then trek to Dzongla (4,710m) - 7 hrs

    Today the trip will start early in the morning before sunrise because you have to cross the Cho-La Pass (5360m). It is highly recommended to cross the Chola around 8 AM before the strong sun and the wind. The trip will start steeply up through rocky path. Once you reach the top, you will be rewarded by the astonishing views of Himalaya. The fact is that Chola Top has always cover with snow. Trek down to Zongla, lap of Cholatse.


    Overnight at a guesthouse
  • Day 19
    Trek to Lobuche (4,910m ) - 4 hrs

    After breakfast from Dzongla, the journey of Lobuche begins around 7 AM. The trail of today is easier than previous days, it is on the grassland. The view of Himalaya, Khumbu Valley, Cholatse Glacier Lakes, Thukla Pass makes much enjoyable. Cross the base camp of Lobuche east and get to Lobuche. After the lunch and short rest walk around the Khumbu glacier.


    Overnight at a guesthouse
  • Day 20
    Trek to Everest Base Camp (5,365 m) then back to Gorak Shep - 7 hrs

    The day finishes curiosity to explore the Everest Base Camp. After the breakfast trail heads to the ultimate destination Everest Base Camp along the Khumbu glacier and stone way, which is quite difficulties to walk. At Gorakshep, you will have lunch and continue to Everest base camp. While the trek to base camp it is important to bring some snacks and water. Explore the Base Camp and returned to the guesthouse which is about 5 hours up and down.

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    Overnight at a guesthouse
  • Day 21
    Hike up to Kalapattar (5,555m) early in the morning and trek down to Periche (4,200m) - 8 hrs

    This is also the day for difficulty, early morning get up and hike up the Kalapathar to catch the sunrise. To climb up is challenging but everyone felt with lovely views in every step. The rewarding hike of the trek gives the panoramic views in 360 degrees from the top of Kalpathar. The highest point of the planet is towering directly ahead and all side with other giants mountains, Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Pumori, Mt.Lhotse and many others peaks. You make an easy descent to Gorakshep and have a breakfast then trek down to Pheriche a tiny hamlet via Thukla Pass. Located at bottom of Taboche.


    Overnight at a guesthouse
  • Day 22
    Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,441m) - 7 hrs

    Your journey to Namche from Pheriche starts after the breakfast. You will cross the village Pangboche and cross the Imja Khola. Check in Tengboche via Dibuche. Tengboche is a hill station where the biggest monastery of the region, that only can see from the top of Everest. By exploring the monastery trek down to Phungi Thanga and climb up to Sanasa that is the junction of Gokyo and Everest. Finally, reach Namche Bazaar.


    Overnight at a guesthouse
  • Day 23
    Trek to Lukla (2,840m) - 6 hrs

    Ultimately, you finished your 21 days trek of Jiri to Everest Base Camp via Cho-La pass by reaching the Lukla. You will stop at Phakding, on the Bank of Dudhkosi river where you will have your lunch. This is a day for exploring the Lukla town and concluding the trip with all trekking staffs.


    Overnight at a guesthouse
  • Day 24
    Morning flight back to Kathmandu

    This morning you will flight out from Lukla. The guide transfers you to the hotel. Have a good rest after a long trek, switch yourself from trekkers of Himalaya to the visitor of a city. Evening walk around the Thamel. Enjoy the time.


    Overnight at a guesthouse
  • Day 25
    Leisure day and farewell dinner in Kathmandu

    Today is leisure day, if you like to utilize your days by doing some day activities please kindly contact or visit this Activities Page. And in the evening you will serve a farewell dinner in typical Nepali Restaurant with Nepali folk music and dance. It is also the time of reviewing the trip with the guide.


    Overnight at a guesthouse
  • Day 26
    Transfer to the airport for your final flight departure

    The trip ends, your guide will pick drop you to international airport for your final departure.


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Trip Includes

  1. From and to Airport transfer to hotel on private tourist vehicle.
  2. Twin sharing accommodation 4 nights in a three star hotel in Kathmandu.
  3. Twin sharing accommodation 21 nights in available best guesthouses and lodges in the trek.
  4. Meals during the trek 25 breakfasts, 21 lunches and 21 dinners.
  5. Lukla-Kathmandu airfare with airport taxes for clients and guides.
  6. Ground transportation from and to Kathmandu on a private tourist vehicle.
  7. A day city tour in Kathmandu on a tourist vehicle.
  8. Apex the Asia Holidays provides English- speaking local guides and porters as per required. We assign one porter for every two clients. All our guides are licensed by the Ministry of Tourism, and have received high-altitude first-aid and eco-sustainability training.
  9. Accommodation, foods, insurance, salary, equipment and medicine for field staffs.
  10. Everest National Park trekking permits, temple and monument fees.
  11. Farewell dinner one night before the client’s final departure in a Typical Nepali Restaurant with culture dance, your guide will accompany you.
  12. All government taxes and official expenses.

Please Note:
If you need extra accommodation in Kathmandu including breakfast.The price is USD 60 per person per night for single room and USD 75 per night for double (twin sharing) room.

Trip Exclude

  1. International airfare
  2. Traveller’s insurance - mandatory for the trip; should cover helicopter rescue charges worth a minimum of USD 50,000 per person.
  3. Nepal entry visa- you can get your visa upon arrival in Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (A multiple-entry 30-day tourist visa can be obtained for USD 40 or equivalent. Similarly, a multiple-entry 90-day tourist visa costs USD 100. Please have 2 passport size photos and the amount in cash USD/Euro handy.)
  4. Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
  5. All drinks including bottled/ boiled water along the trekking route.
  6. Personal trekking gears/equipment.
  7. Tips for trekking staffs (Tipping is expected).
  8. Other expenses that are not listed on Price Include Section.

Altitude Sickness Info

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.

 

  1. Need more sleep than normal sleep time.
  2. Occasional loss of hunger.
  3. Vivid, wild dreams especially at around 2500-3800 meters in altitude.
  4. Periodic breathing.
  5. Runny nose.
  6. Increasing urination while moving to/at higher altitudes (a good sign).
  7. Dizziness.

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.

 

  1. Hard to breath.
  2. Dizziness.
  3. Dry raspy cough.
  4. Runny nose.
  5. Loss of hunger.
  6. Weakness.
  7. Nausea.
  8. Mild headache.

What to do when Minor Symptoms does not stop?

  1. If the symptoms developing while walking, then stop and take relax, drink water. Drink frequently.
  2. If symptoms do not stop and developing continuously then stop take rest and drink water and take Diamox of 125 -250mg. Drink more water.
  3. If symptoms growing in the evening, take 125-250mg Diamox and drink plenty of fluids again.
  4. If symptoms partially go away but are still annoying it is safe to take another 250mg Diamox 6-8 hours later.
  5. If the symptoms continue getting worse then you have to descending for a few hours which is more merits than staying at the same altitude.

Serious AMS Symptoms

The given conditions are quite danger so descend immediately

  1. Severe headache.
  2. Persistent vomiting and dizziness.
  3. Ataxia (loss of co-ordination, an inability to walk in a straight line, making the sufferer look drunk).
  4. Losing consciousness (inability to stay awake or understand instructions.
  5. Hallucinations.
  6. Liquid sounds in the lungs.
  7. Very persistent, sometimes watery, cough.
  8. Difficulty breathing.
  9. Rapid breathing or feeling breathless at rest.
  10. Coughing clear fluid, pink phlegm or blood (a very bad sign).
  11. Severe lethargy/fatigue.
  12. Marked blueness of face and lips.
  13. High resting heartbeat (over 130 beats per minute).
  14. Mild symptoms rapidly getting worse.

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)

  1. Plenty of acclimatization above 3500 meters.
  2. Do not take sleeping pill, no alcohol and smoking.
  3. Drink more water (Boiled, mineral/ clean or treated) or any fluids – at least 4 litters per day.
  4. Climb up high altitude and sleep at low altitude.
  5. Never do trek/ travel without guide and porters.
  6. Follow the advice from your guide, hotel, local, and guidebook.
  7. Must have to decent if mild symptoms rapidly getting worse.

First Aid Kit

First aid kit is a basic list of common medicines.

1. Bandage for sprains

2. Plasters/Band-Aids

3. Iodine or water filter (optional)

4. Moleskin/Second skin - for blisters

5. Antiseptic ointment for cuts

6. Anti-bacterial throat lozenges (with antiseptic)

7. Aspirin/Paracetamol - general painkiller

8. Oral rehydration salts

9. Broad-spectrum antibiotic (Norfloxacin or ciprofloxin)

10. Anti-diarrhoea medication (antibiotic)

11. Diarrhoea stopper (Imodium - optional)

12. Antibiotic for Guardia or similar microbe or bacteria

13. Diamox 250/500mg (for altitude sickness)

14. Sterile Syringe set (anti-AIDS precaution)

15. Gel hand cleaner.

Equipment List

This is a section where you get the general idea equipment that you need in Jiri to Everest Base Camp. 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 day time, while you are hiking. Porter carries others your heavy equipment.
Initial

  1. Day Pack
  2. Duffel Bag
  3. Down jacket and sleeping bag
  4. Upper Body - Head / Ears / Eyes
  5. Baseball cap can protect your ear and neck from the sunlights.
  6. Warm wool or synthetic hat that cover your ears
  7. Balaclava - lightweight, thinner variety
  8. UV protection glacier glasses with side shields and a hard-sided storage case. In high altitude automatically the atmosphere is thinner than low altitude so, the sunlights are quite strong in mountain, which affect our eyes. For those people who are wearing the prescription glasses, please requesting you to speaks with your doctor about the prescription glacier glasses.
  9. Headlamp: Headlamp is a one of the basic for you during the trek because treks are in mountain where not plenty of electricity is. Make sure to bring extra lithium batteries.

Hand

  1. A pair of liner synthetic/ woolen gloves for the mild days.
  2. A pair of heavy woolen gloves for morning and evening time.
  3. A pair shell gloves or mitts Gore-Tex is preferred for keeping hands dry.

Core Body

  1. Two cotton t-shirts.
  2. A synthetic t-shirt.
  3. Two long sleeve polyesters, light colored shirts for sunny days. V-neck zipper provides additional venting options which are good for changing temperatures.
  4. A soft shell jacket, water resistant, with insulation, underarm ventilation zippers. Full front zipper is preferable for ventilation.
  5. A medium to heavy weight expedition down parka w/hood.
  6. For women two synthetic sports bras, no cotton!

Lower Body – Legs

  1. Three pairs nylon-hiking shorts, not cotton!
  2. Underwear, stay away from cotton
  3. Two pair lightweight long underwear
  4. A pair soft shell pants - synthetic, full zip from top and bottom preferabl
  5. Two pair trekking pants, preferably that zip on/off at the knees.
  6. A pair hard shell pants. Waterproof / breathable, Gore-Tex or equivalent is best
  7. A pair cotton pants
  8. Especially for the women a full length skirt.

Feet

  1. At least four pair of liner socks, synthetic.
  2. Three pair heavy weight socks to be worn over liner socks
  3. A pair light weight socks, a good option for the lower / warmer parts of the trail and also on lodges at the time of dinner.
  4. A pair light to medium weight water proof hiking/trekking boots. Make sure the size and should have to be avoidable for blister.
  5. A pair light trekking shoes or sneakers to wear in and about camps or lodge
  6. Sandals are optional for the trek.

Medicine and First Aid

  1. Extra Strength Excedrin for altitude related headaches.
  2. Ibuprofen for general aches and pains
  3. Pepto bismol capsules for upset stomach or diarrhea
  4. Diamox (commonly prescribed as Acetazolamide) 125 or 250mg tablets for altitude sickness

 

Your guides will have more extensive medical gear, but you should have the basics.

Miscellaneous, but Important

  1. Passport and extra passport photos (4 copies)
  2. Airline ticket(s)
  3. Visa (if required and acquired in advance)
  4. Immunization record
  5. Durable wallet / pouch for travel documents, money and passport
  6. Two water bottles one liter wide-mouth Nalgene and one insulator
  7. Lip balm. At least SPF 20, 2 sticks.
  8. Sunscreen. SPF 40 is recommended and should be relatively new since it loses its effectiveness over time
  9. Toiletry kit. Be sure to include toilet paper stored in a plastic bag, hand wipes, and liquid hand sanitizer, towel, soap, etc

Optional

  1. A pair of adjustable trekking poles, this is great for down hill trek, and even it is listed in optional.
  2. Favorite snack foods, two pounds for maximum limits.
  3. Books and other devices for relax during the trek and rest time.
  4. For your records, camera, a DSLR, Go-Pro Cameras.
  5. Hydration bladder with drinking tube and tube insulator
  6. A urination bottle for men and a pee funnel for woman, as you might want to void that chilly late night trip
  7. A small stainless steel thermos

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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Trip Highlights

  • Kathmandu city tour.
  • Following Hillary and Tenzing’s footprints Crossing pass over Lamjura.
  • Experience Sherpa culture and lifestyle as mountain people in the heart of the Himalaya.
  • Side trip around Namche Bazar.
  • Visiting Gokyo Lake and valley.
  • Amazing views of the Himalaya including Mt. Everest, Cho Oyu, and Makalu.
  • Crossing over the Chola Pass at 5360 meters.
  • Impressive views of Khumbu Icefall & Ngozumpa Glacier.
  • Climbing up to Gokyo peak and Kalapattar.
  • Walking on Everest Base Camp and the Khumbu glacier.
  • Visiting Tengboche Monastery.
  • Scenic flight from Lukla to Kathmandu.
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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 Linda Nguyen
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