Everest Base Camp North Trek - Highest trek on Earth

Everest Base Camp North Trek - Highest trek on Earth

TripGrade: Strenuous
Strenuous Trekking Grade is both moderate and difficult. Even in this grade, treks reach around 5000-5500 meters. You will have to walk generally for 6-7 hours each day. Strenuous treks require good physical condition and acclimatization. If some problems seem to appear, you have to walk down and take some hot drinks or soup ( + rest). You may be affected rapidly if you have high blood pressure, asthma, heart disease or complicated medical conditions. Advise is required from your doctor before starting these kinds of treks.

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Duration:

19 Days

Country:
Max Altitude:

6340m Mt. Everest ad. base camp (northern side)

Group Size

Max- 20

Trial Access:

Flight and comfortable drive.

Best Season:

May-July and Sept-Nov.

Want to enroll in the Everest base camp from the Northern side of Tibet?

Just don't wait to see its unique beauty from the North of Tibet.

Everest Base Camp North Trek in Tibet takes you near the summit of Mt.Everest. Tibet often referred to as the ''roof of the world'' is a highlands plateau in central Asia.

 Tibet has a unique topography and culture and is the origin of Tibetan Buddhism and home to the Dalai Lama. The Everest lies in the border between Nepal and Tibet and there are also some other high peaks that separate Nepal and Tibet. This 19 days trip is an exciting and challenging trek that takes you to the advanced base camp of the Everest at 6340m altitude.  This is the highest trek on Earth, taking you to the closest point of the summit of the Everest any non-expedition team can reach. This is the highest place on earth which can be reached without any extra training and equipment.

Join Himalayan trekkers and meet your dream to reach on the highest possible point on the trek of the world. We Himalayan trekkers will assist you to achieve your dream in real life. 

 

Starting Price

USD 11111 per person

Group Discount : Available

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Itinerary

Arrival on: Kathmandu

Departure from: Kathmandu

Day 1

Arrival in the Land of Mt. Everest.

Meals included: BB

Arrive at Kathmandu after a scenic flight over the mountains. A representative of  Himalayan trekkers meets, greet, welcome and transfer you to Hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: 30 min private drive.

Day 2

Explore the city and prepare for the flight to Tibet tomorrow.

Meals included: BB

You can spend this day exploring some of the World heritage sites in Kathmandu valley for some time and prepare for the trip to Tibet that starts tomorrow.

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 3

Scenic flight to Lhasa.

Meals included: BB

Early morning scenic flight to Gangar Airport and after airport procedure transferred to the hotel by a representative of Himalayan trekkers.

Free to explore the markets on your own. Overnight.

 

Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: an hour flight and 30 min drive.

Day 4

Sightseeing of Lhasa including Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street

Meals included: BB

After breakfast, we will visit the Potala Palace, the Palace of the Dalai Lama. This architectural masterpiece is the symbol of unity of the Tibetans. This palace was built by King Soongtsan Gampo, who was married to Princess Wen Cheng Tang in 641 A.D. It has got 999 houses built on Hongshan Hill with a red building on top. It is one of the grandest palaces in the world to date.

Then, we will drive towards the Jokhang Temple, the most sacred temple for Tibetan Buddhists. After spending some time at the Jokhang temple we will walk through Barkhor Street, a traditional old street in Lhasa.

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 5

Full day Sightseeing of Lhasa covering Norbulingka, Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery

Meals included: BB

We will start the sightseeing today from Norbulingka - the summer palace of the Dalai Lama, located along the Kyichu River and two kilometers west of the Potala Palace. This Palace has a huge garden covering 360,000 square meters, making it the biggest man-made garden in Tibet. It has got 374 rooms.

The second site is Drepung Monastery, made by Chojey Tashi Palden in the 14th Century. It had four departments, of which Loseling, or "The Hermitage of the Radiant Mind," was the largest, housing more than three-quarters of Drepung's ten to fifteen thousand monks. Now it is one of Tibet’s premier monastic educational institutions.

Overnight.

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 6

Drive to Gyantse (3950m).

Meals included: BB

We will make an early morning visit to the Tashilumpo Monastery and the market of Bazaar. We will drive further to Gyantse, a couple of hours drive In the 15th century it served as the capital of a small kingdom. Kumbum Chorten a 14th-century monument is a place worth visiting here.

Overnight.

Accommodation: Hotel/guest house/ local lodges Estimated Walking Distance: 7-8 hrs drive.

Day 7

Drive to Xigatse (3900m)

Meals included: BB

The program starts today after we visit Khumbum Stupa & Palkor Monastery. After completing the sightseeing of the Gyantse we will drive towards Xigatse, 90 Km from Gyantse.

After check-in at the hotel and a brief rest we will visit the free Tibetan Market and the Tashilumpo Monastery

Accommodation: Hotel/guest house/ local lodges Estimated Walking Distance: 2-3 hrs drive.

Day 8

Drive to Xegar / Tingri (4040m)

Meals included: BB

We have a long drive of 245 Km today from Xigatse to Xegar/ Tingri. The drive will be long but scenic as you will encounter small settlements, monasteries, mountains, glacial lakes throughout the way,

 we reach the hotel for an overnight stay.

Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: 8-9 hrs drive

Day 9

Drive to Dza Rongbuk (4920m).

Meals included: BB

We will start driving towards Dza Rongphu village today which is 60 Km away from Xegar/Tingri and prepare for the excursion to the highlight of the trip, Everest base camp on the Tibetan side.

Overnight.

Accommodation: Tea house/ lodges/ guest house/ monastery Estimated Walking Distance: 3-4 hrs drive

Day 10

Hike to Everest base camp (5090m).

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

We will hike from Rongbuk Monastery to reach the northern base camp of the highest peak Mount Everest a.k.a Qomolangma in Tibetan. We will explore the area, take pictures of the highest peak, and visit the Ronghu Glacier.

Overnight at Everest base camp.

Accommodation: Tented camp/ tea house. Estimated Walking Distance: 3-4 hrs hike

Day 11

Trek to Camp 1.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

This is the start of the challenging part of the trek. We will walk past the Rongbuk Glacier and move along the taken path heading east towards the summit of Everest.

Since the altitude is very high there might be symptoms of Altitude sickness so we will walk slowly and keep resting until we reach camp 1.

Overnight.

Accommodation: Tented camp. Estimated Walking Distance: 4-5 hrs

Day 12

Trek to the Interim camp (5760m).

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

We will walk towards the west of the glacier over rocky hills. The view of the surrounding peaks including Everest is awesome. Nowhere on the earth can you get such a scenic view of the mountains.

The hike to the Interim camp will be more difficult than an earlier day. we will stay in our tents for overnight.

Accommodation: Tented camp. Estimated Walking Distance: 5-6 hrs

Day 13

Acclimatization/rest day at interim camp.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

As we are in the highest place on earth we need proper acclimatization. We will do short hikes if you are interested and take proper rest to scale camp 2 tomorrow and enjoy this spare day.

Accommodation: Tented camp.

Day 14

Trek to Camp 2 (5970m).

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

We will start walking from Interim camp and in half an hour we will reach the Changste glacier. You can just see ice and glaciers around you. This is a truly amazing and exotic experience, possible nowhere else on earth, walking on the highest peak.

Overnight stay at camp 2.

Accommodation: Tented camp Estimated Walking Distance: 4-5 hrs

Day 15

Trek to advanced base camp (ABC)/camp 3 (6340m) and hike down to the camp 2

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Today we will walk to the highest point of our trek, camp 3 also referred to as the advanced base camp. If you wish to spend a night at this altitude you can stay here otherwise we can hike back to Camp 2. At camp 3 we are just 2400 m from the summit of Everest.

You are nearly at the highest point on earth! Congratulations!!!!!

Overnight at camp 2.

Accommodation: Tented camp. Estimated Walking Distance: 5-6 hrs

Day 16

Trek down to the Everest Base Camp.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

We have a long downhill walk today as we approach the Everest base camp for overnight stay. We will bid farewell to Everest as one of the most exciting treks in your life has come to an end.

Overnight.

Accommodation: Tea house/ lodges/ guest house/tented camp Estimated Walking Distance: 6-7 hrs

Day 17

Scenic drive to Kayrong.

Meals included: BB

After breakfast, we will have a long but scenic drive to Kayrong where we will stay overnight.

Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: 9-10 hrs

Day 18

Scenic drive to Kathmandu via Kayrong (Nepal-China) border.

Meals included: BB

We ahead towards Kathmandu today which is 130 km from here. We will cross 3 high passes Tingri Lalung La passes at (5124 m), Shung La Pass at (5200 m/ 17056 ft), Nyalam Pass (3800m) along the high way that offers a majestic view of some of the highest mountains on earth.

Upon reaching the Nepal-China border (at Kayrong) representative from Himalayan trekkers will drive you to Kathmandu via the famous Langtang national park, Syabru Besi and will experience the highway by enjoying the scenic views of green hills, rivers, and smiling people. Free time for rest in the afternoon.

In the evening, farewell dinner with the team of Himalayan trekkers.

Overnight.

Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: 8-9 hrs drive

Day 19

Final departure.

A representative of Himalayan trekkers will assist and transfer you to the airport 3 hours earlier than your scheduled flight.

Hope you enjoyed this trip with us and please do remember us for other exciting and amazing trips in the Himalayas.

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Accommodation

Himalayan Trekkers promises to manage the best, most comfortable and preferable accommodation.

Generally, in cities like Kathmandu and Lhasa, we arrange basic three-star facilities. If available, you can opt for a more budget-friendly option or upgrade to a more luxurious hotel by paying a little extra. 

Although all the places might not have all the modern facilities, we will make sure to arrange safe and comfortable accommodation. In general, hygienic and safe tea houses/local lodges/ home-stays with all the basic facilities are arranged. But you can, if possible, personalize according to your preference. 

Meals

Breakfast is usually included with your B&B Accommodation within the cost that is evident.
For other meals in the city, you would have to pay separately. Often in the cities, you can choose from many different cuisines and varied food services. We can always help you find the right place to fit your taste.

In more remote areas, usually, there are not many options. But you can always find hygienic and well-prepared food. Moreover, almost all the meals during the trek are included in the cost. We can help you make changes according to your preference and budget, but only if choices are available!
On top of that, Himalayan Trekkers also organizes Welcome and Farewell Dinners as a symbol of warm greetings.

Please go through the detailed itinerary for more information. We are always there to help you travel to your heart’s content.


Inclusion

Whats Included

  • Permits and Visa Applications for Tibet.
  • Hotel with breakfast.
  • English speaking Tibetan guide per as the itinerary.
  • Entrance fees.
  • Guide Fees.
  • Land cruiser for transportation.
  • Meals during the trek.

Whats Not Included

  • Drinks, Tips, Insurance and any extra cost occurring from the Unfavorable Circumstances such as weather, road blockade, flight cancellation Etc
  • All personal nature expenses such as tips, donations, bar bills, etc.
  • Meals on cities.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Nepal visa fee.
  • Airfare to Lhasa and back.

 



GearList

Gears required for the trek vary upon destination and season. Trekking shoes, down jacket, sleeping bag, hiking poles are the essential ones. Besides these – the following list is suggested:

Head

  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Sun glasses
  • Sunscream
  • Lip Balm.

Feet

  • Thin & Warm Socks - 2 pairs
  • Sandals
  • Trekking Shoes on the trek
  • Comfortable Shoes in cities

Body

  • Warm gloves
  • T-shirts
  • Light jackets and pullovers
  • Wind – stopper jacket
  • Undergarments
  • Hiking shorts
  • Cotton/woolen pants or trousers

Accessories

  • Earplug
  • Electronics gadgets of your choice
  • Spare Battery
  • Notebook, pen, guidebook and map
  • Tour/Trekking Bag
  • Hiking Poles
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Down jacket
  • Toiletries (toilet paper, toothbrush/paste, nail cutter, anti-bacterial hand wash

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