Gorak Shep (5184m)
Private Vehicle / Flight
Nepal EBC trekking with Bhutan Tour is planned for those who want to visit two different countries in one time. The tour involves two countries and gives you a unique experience in terms of nature, culture, geography, and lifestyle.
Nepal Everest Base Camp trek is a great adventure opportunity as it includes the Everest Base camp trek, the most popular trekking in Nepal. Mt. Everest is the highest peak in the world and lies between Tibet and Nepal. This 14-day trekking experience is considered the best trekking route in Nepal as it has a combination of natural and cultural experience. While walking on the trail to Everest base camp you not only see the highest peaks of the world including Mt. Everest but also get the opportunity to understand the Sherpa people, their culture and why they are best in mountain climbing.
Bhutan, on the other hand, the land of Mahayana Buddhism and this tiny kingdom is still a mystic land as it opened to foreigners only in the early 70’s. It has great monuments calla the Dzongs and monasteries with Bhutanese architecture, monasteries with artistic Thankgka painting and friendly, shy people with their own unique lifestyle.
Our trip begins and ends at Kathmandu. First, you enjoy some days in Nepal and then fly to Bhutan. In Nepal, we take you for the sightseeing at different cultural sites. The next day, we begin our trek to the Everest Base Camp. Firstly, we take a domestic flight to Lukla and trek to Phakding. The next day we trek to Namche Bazaar and acclimatize for a day. Following towards the base camp, the trail takes us to Tengboche, Pheriche, Lobuche, Gorak Shep and finally to the Everest Base Camp. We take a rest day at Pheriche to acclimatize.
Everest Base Camp is located at an altitude of 5357 meters. Thus, it is obvious that you have now stepped at one of the highest points in the world. We congratulate you on your great achievement on reaching the Everest Base Camp after trekking for five days. Further, it is now time for us to trek back down to Lukla. Therefore, from EBC we trek back to Pangboche to Namche and to Lukla. The next day, we fly back to Kathmandu. Furthermore, we take an international flight to Bhutan from Kathmandu. We land at Paro International Airport and from there go for sightseeing. The next day we go for an excursion in the Tiger’s Nest Monastery.
(Note: Tiger’s Nest Monastery is one of the most popular destinations in Bhutan. This monastery is popular because it is amazingly built by the side of the cliff.)
After the excursion, we go for sightseeing in Thimpu in the evening. The following day also, we go for sightseeing in Thimpu. We fly back to Kathmandu from Paro and finish the trip.
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu.
Day 02: Full day sightseeing of Kathmandu comprising of Boudhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple and Patan Durbar Square.
Day 03: Flight to Lukla - Trek to Phakding/Monjo [2656m].
Day 04: Trek to Namche [3440m].
Day 05: Rest day for exploring and acclimatization.
Day 06: Trek to Tengboche [3867m].
Day 07: Trek to Pheriche [4252m].
Day 08: Rest and explore around the Pheriche.
Day 09: Trek to Lobuche [4930m].
Day 10: Trek to Gorak Shep [5184m].
Day 11: Trek to Everest Base Camp [5357m].
Day 12: Trek to Pangboche [3985m].
Day 13: Trek to Namche [3440m].
Day 14: Trek to Lukla [2800m].
Day 15: Fly to Kathmandu Day.
Day 16: Arrival at Bhutan, Paro International Airport and sightseeing in the afternoon (2250m).
Day 17: Excursion to the Tigers Nest (3190m) and Drive to Thimphu (2 hours/54km) in the afternoon (2350m).
Day 18: Full day sightseeing of Thimpu.
Day 19: Drive back to Paro (54km/ 2 hours) and free time in the evening.
Day 20: Early morning checkout from the hotel and drive to the Airport. Upon arrival at Kathmandu sightseeing Kathmandu Durbar square and Swayambhunath before checking in to the hotel. Evening Farewell dinner with the cultural program.
Day 21: Final departure.