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Everest Base Camp Trek In October 2018

Everest Base Camp Trek In October 2018 (Nepal)

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Everest Base Camp Trek in October is a perfect time to reach the base camp of Mount Everest. On October days are warm & nights are cool with the sensational views of Himalaya’s Vista & many eye-catching sights can be seen during Everest base camp trekking. We can embark crystal clear mountain view of Mount Everest, Mount Amadablam, Mount Nuptse,  Lotse and many more neighbor mountains in the Everest region. Because of the high season, the journey becomes crowded and easier to reach base camp.

 

The exotic culture and tradition of local Sherpa and Gurung people, panoramic view of the mighty Himalayas range, wonderful monasteries and Ghumbas are the prime attraction of this trek. The temperature during October above 4000 meters is nearly 20 to -10 degree Celsius.

 

Trek Nepal Himalayas is a leading Trekking agency of Nepal can operate the trekking in Everest base camp at any season. Feel Free to contact us. We would be more than happy to share our ideas with you.

3rd October : Arrival in Kathmandu (1334m.) and transfer to the hotel. 

Upon your arrival, our representative will welcome you and will assist you to the hotel. Get refreshed from the jet lag. Overnight at a hotel In the evening enjoy a welcome dinner in authentic Nepali restaurant with cultural program. The cultural program includes of dances that represent some of the ethnic groups of Nepal.

Cultural Program before Everest Base Camp Trek

Cultural Program

 

4th October : Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing and trekking preparation.

During sightseeing visit Soyambhunath-The Monkey Temple, Pashupatinath-The crematory place, Boudhanath- Buddhist monastery and Kathmandu Durbar Square-ancient palace place. All of the four places are the gems of the City of the Temples.Overnight at hotel.

Kathmandu Valley sightseeing before Everest Base Camp Trek

Boudhanath Stupa

 

5th October : Lukla (45 minutes) and trek to Phakding (2,652m. /4-5 hours trekking/ 8km approx.). (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

With an early morning flight, you will  fly to Lukla airport (one of the exciting airport in the world).  In Lukla, you will be meeting your trekking team (Sherpas and Porters) then you will start your trek. The way to Phakding is easy, which combines the up hills and the down hills. The route follows the Dudh Koshi River side and crosses several small local settlements. The Mani walls, some waterfalls and the local villages plus the people are the attractions of the day.  The teahouse in Phakding are well equipped with electricity, wifi and other facilities. Overnight in the teahouse.

Availability:- Electricity, Mobile Network, Wifi, Hot Shower,  Mineral water 

Lukla airport, the first day of Everest Base Camp Trek

Lukla Airport

 

 

6th October : Trek to Namche Bazar (3,440m. /5-6 hours trekking/ 10km approx.). (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

After the hot breakfast, you will then resume your trekking. The way up to Namche Bazar is mostly uphill. This day is one of the longest day of the trek where you will again follow the Dudh Koshi River and cross the several hanging bridges. On the clear day, you will be offered with the first view of Mount Everest. Namche Bazar is the last trading center of the trek. Namche Bazar is a wonderful settlement and is the home of Sherpa people. Sherpa people are known as the mountaineers. The Namche Bazar looks amazing itself and the views of Twache Peak add the beauty on Namche Bazar. The teahouses here are also well equipped. The wifi, electricity, the hot shower and the bottled water is easily available in Namche Bazar. Overnight in the teahouse.

Availability:- Electricity, Mobile Network, Wifi, Hot Shower,  Mineral water 

The views of Namche Bazar during Everest Base Camp Trek

Namche Bazar

 

 

7th October : Hike up to Syanboche and explore Sherpa capital. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

After the breakfast, you will hike up to Syanboche, the Everest View Point. From there you can collect the superb views of Himalayas and that includes daring Mount Everest too. Enjoy the stunning views of mountains . Later, you will trek back to Namche Bazar for the lunch. After the lunch, you can either explore the wonderful settlement and visit the Sherpa museum or can take a good rest in the teahouse. In Namche, you can also buy the gears or the stuff you have forgotten to take from Kathmandu. Overnight in the hotel.

Availability:- Electricity, Mobile Network, Wifi, Hot Shower,  Mineral water 

Everest View Point Syanboche, one of the best place to see Mount Everest during Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest View Point-Syanboche

 

8th October : Trek to Tengboche (3870m./5-6 hours trekking/ 10km approx.). (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

The trail from Namche Bazar to Tengboche is mostly flat and a combination of short down and uphill. It is expected to have the sighting of Lhophoprous (The National Bird of Nepal). Along the way you will pass the years old Buddhist Monasteries. The views of the stunning of Mount Ama Dablam will keep amazed you. The up you go the Himalaya looks closer and closer. All the way, there will so many fellow travelers and also the mules and the yaks are the friends of the trekking.

Upon your arrival in Tengboche, you will be welcomed with the superb views of Mountains. On the far, Mount Everest, on the right Ama Dablam and on the other side several other peaks. The views from the hill is something spectacular. Later, in the afternoon, you can visit the Tengboche Monastery, which is one of the oldest and biggest Buddhist Monastery in Everest Region. You can also taste the bakeries in the bakery shop at Tengboche.

In the evening, enjoy the stunning sunset views in the Himalayas. Overnight in the teahouse.

Availability:- Electricity, Mobile Network, Wifi, Hot Shower,  Mineral water 

Tengboche Monastery,one of the major attraction of Everest Base Camp Trek

Tengboche Monastery

 

9th October : Trek to Dingboche (4360m./5-6 hours trekking/ 8km approx.). (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

Get up early morning, grab your camera and run out of the hotel before the first ray of the sun hits Mount Everest. The sunrise view in the Himalayas is always fantastic and it gets even exciting when it comes to Mount Everest. Enjoy the stunning view of sunrise in Himalayas. The weather condition in the morning will be bit chill so make sure that you hands and all the body is covered with warm clothes.

After that, take your breakfast and start your trekking to Dingboche. Along the way, it is expected to see the Himalayan Musk Deer (One of the endangered species in the world) and sometime if you are lucky then there is chances to see the Snow Leopard as well.

The trail to Dingboche is a combination of downhill and the uphills. Dingboche is a village settled in the lap of Mount Ama Dablam. From Dingboche, the weather, may get even more cold, so we always recommend to wear the warm clothes. In Dingboche there is no proper mobile network is available so if you want to use the wifi then you can us Everest Link Data Card there. The Everest Link Data Card cost NRS. 600 (US$ 6 approx.) for 200 MB data. Overnight in the teahouse.

 Availability:- Electricity, Mobile Network Partly, Wifi, Hot Shower,  Mineral water 

Dingboche Valley-beautiful valley to explore during Everest Base Camp Trek

Dingboche

 

10th October : Hike up to Nagarjun Hill and Explore Dingboche village. (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included).

Expect an amazing scene in the morning as you can find the running water freeze and reserved water converted into 3/4 inches thick ice in the drum and no running water in the tap. That is normal at Dingboche.

After the breakfast, you can hike up to Nagarjun hills. From the top of the Nagarjun hills, you can enjoy the stunning views of mountains and the eagle eye view of Dingboche Village. One mountain that looks nearer and wonderful from Nagarjun Hill is Mount Ama Dablam.

In Nagarjun Hills, you can also get the mobile network. After the successful ascent and the amazing views, you will then trek back to Dingboche for the rest. After the lunch, you can further explore Dingboche village or can take a good rest in the teahouse. Overnight in the teahouse.

Availability:- Electricity,Wifi, Hot Shower,  Mineral water 

View from Nagarjun Hills , acclimatization place for Everest Base Camp Trek

View from Nagarjun Hill

 

11th October : Trek to Lobuche (4940m./ 5-6 hours trekking/ 7km approx.) (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

 

An easy trekking day, the trail from Dingboche to Lobuche is mostly flat and easy. Trekking through the barren land collecting the wonderful views of mountains is fantastic. On the both sides , you can see the yaks grazing. Along the way, you can also find the temporary settlement, which is set up for the yaks.

Walking through the Khumbu Glacier Moraine gives you an amazing feeling and the Mani walls, the hanging prayer flags add all the fun and the excitement in the trekking.

In Lobuche, you may start feeling the thin air, the sleeping might get uneasy at Lobuche. If there is any problem with you then always communicate with your guide. There is no proper mobile network so you are recommended to buy the Everest Link Data Card for the emergencies.  Overnight in the teahouse.

Availability:- Electricity, Wifi, Hot Shower,  Mineral water 

Trekkers during Everest Base Camp Trek

On the way the Everest Base Camp

 

12th October : Lobuche to Gorakshep (5170m.)- Everest Base Camp (5364m.) and trek back to Gorakshep (7-8 hours trekking. / 15km approx.)

Wake up early morning and prepare yourself for the ultimate journey. The route from Lobuche to Gorakshep then to Everest Base Camp is mostly flat and easy. You will first trek to Gorakshep from Lobuche for the lunch. After the lunch, you will then trek to Everest Base Camp from Gorakshep. The trail from Gorakshep to Everest Base Camp is moraine path so you are suggested to trek slowly and carefully so that you can complete your journey successfully.

After the successful trek, you will then again come back to Gorakshep for the overnight. In Gorakshep, there will mobile network is available but it is again suggested to buy Everest Link Data Card for the emergencies. Overnight in the teahouse.

Availability:- Electricity, Mobile Network Partly, Wifi,  Mineral water 

Pictures of Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest Base Camp

 

13th October : Gorakshep to Kala Patthar (5545m.) and trek to Pheriche (4280m./ 6-7 hours trek/ 15km trekking) (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

 Wake up early morning, take your torch light and start you hike up to Kalapatthar. You need to start early morning today as you are going to Kalapatthar to collect the sunrise view in Mount Everest. It will be around two hours hiking to Kalapatthar. From Kalapatthar, you can see the stunning moment of sun hitting the top of the world.

After the wonderful sunrise view, you will then trek back to Gorakshep and then further trek to Pheriche via Thukla. The trek to Pheriche is  easy down hill via Lobuche village. There is again no proper mobile network in Pheriche so you can again go with the Everest Link Data Card to get connected to the world. Overnight in the hotel.

Availability:- Electricity, Mobile Network Partly, Wifi,  Mineral water 

Sunset During Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest Sunset

 

14th October : Trek back to Namche Bazar (5-6 hours trekking/ 15km approx.) (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

The trail we travel got many ups and downs. Our path also covers the rhododendron and juniper forest. The wonderful mountain views accompany us all the way back to Namche Bazar. Overnight.

 

Flowers during Everest Base Camp Trek

Flower

 

15th October : Trek back to Phakding (4-5 hours trekking/ 7 km approx.) (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

 

We retrace same way that we follow to get up to Namche Bazar. Overnight.

Availability:- Electricity, Mobile Network, Wifi, Hot Shower,  Mineral water 

Porter during Everest Base Camp Trek

Porter in the Himalayas

 

16th October : Trek to Lukla (4-5 hours trekking/ 7km approx.) (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

A gentle trekking day. We trek slowly back to Lukla. At Lukla, we can take good rest on free time. Overnight.

Availability:- Electricity, Mobile Network, Wifi, Hot Shower,  Mineral water 

 

17th October : Scenic Flight back to Kathmandu (45 minutes flight). Last minute shopping. (Breakfast Included)

Farewell dinner at night. : Early morning we take a scenic flight back to Kathmandu. In Kathmandu, we will have free time for last minute shopping. In the evening, we will be having a farewell dinner with trekking crews. Overnight.

 

18th October : Fly back home. (Breakfast Included)

One of our representatives will transfer you to Kathmandu airport to catch the returning flight back home. We hope to see you in Nepal soon again.

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • 3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast in twin sharing basis
  • Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing
  • Teahouse accommodation during trekking
  • Three meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • Flight (Kathmandu- Lukla -Kathmandu)
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek and their all expenses
  • Porter (1 porter for 2 trekkers) and his all expenses
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after the trek)
  • Necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS)
  • Medical kit

 

Excludes

 

  • International airfare
  • Nepalese visa fee
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Excess baggage charge(s)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, Wi-Fi charge, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Tipping

 

  • 1 pair strong hiking boots
  • 1 pair sports shoes
  • 1 medium rucksack/backpack
  • 1 small day pack
  • 1 sleeping bag (according to seasons)
  • 1 inner sleeping sheet
  • 1 down jacket/all weather Anorak
  • 1 fleece/warm sweater
  • 1 water and windproof jacket
  • 2 pair lightweight trousers
  • 1 pair shorts
  • 2 long sleeves cotton or polypro
  • 2 T-shirts
  • 1 medium sized towel
  • 1 water bottle-1 or 2 litre
  • 1 torch/flashlight and spare batteries
  • 1 Swiss type knife
  • 2 pairs light socks
  • 3 pairs heavy wool socks
  • Underwear (including thermals)
  • Cotton headscarf/bandana

For Booking and more information: –

Email: info@treknepalhimalayas.com

WhatsApp: +977- 98510 13 196

 

Nepal Visa:

You can get the visa on arrival at Kathmandu International Airport.

 

If you want apply online then: – https://online.nepalimmigration.gov.np/tourist-visa

 

Before going for the trek:

It is always better to do some hiking and prepare your body before the trek.

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