Trips Category: Trekking in Everest Region

InspireU September 6, 2017 0

Everest Base Camp Trek

EVEREST BASE CAMP TREK

TREK HIGHLIGHTS:

  • This is one of our Nepal Treks of once in a life time experience.
  • Visit the Everest Base Camp where expeditions prepare to summit Mount Everest.
  • The best views of Mount Everest from Kala Pathar summit.
  • Unforgettable flight to Lukla airport (2800m high) surrounded by the hills of Solukhumbu Region. Spectacular panoramic views of Himalaya range from the plane during the flight.
  • Explore surroundings of Namche Bazar: first scenic views of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse and Ama Dablam from Everest View Hotel, and visit to Khumjung village and the school supported by the Edmund Hillary Foundation.
  • Sherpa Cooking class during the acclimatisation day in Namche Bazar optional.
  • Immersion into Sherpa culture (traditions, customs, and language)
  • Visit one of the highest Buddhist Monastery in the world, Tengboche (3867m) and the largest in the Khumbu Region. (We have a special itinerary dedicated to Tengboche Monastery Trek)
  • Walk through the highest suspension bridge above the river.

ABOUT EVEREST BASE CAMP TREK

Discover the Land of the Sherpa. A trip that will transport you to the magic paths, mystic forests and legendary views surrounded by majestic peaks and some of the highest mountains in the world (Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Pumori, Thamerseku…).

Trek in the shadows of the Yeti still present amongst the legends of the locals. Discover one of the highest Buddhist Monastery in the world: Tengboche. Mingle in the Sherpa culture as you walk through the nature of the Himalayas. Let yourself go and discover the living rocks, and enjoy the flora and fauna in one of the most astonishing treks you will ever do in your life…

During the acclimatization days, we organize different activities you can choose from, amongst them our Special Sherpa Cooking Class conducted by our family in Namche Bazar.

Check our Trip Schedule below this page for more details.

Did you know?
Everest is the name of the General Surveyor in India in 1830 – 1843 (Sir George Everest, 1790-1866). His successor A.S. Waugh suggested that the peak XV had his name.
The nepali local name of Mount Everest is Sagarmatha, meaning “Forehead in the sky”. And the Tibetan name Chomolungma meaning “the mother goddess of the earth”. Eventhough there are many other names and meanings given to the sacred mountain depending on different cultural regions and different local pronunciations.

“Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out going to the mountains is going home; that wilderness is a necessity…”
John Muir (“John of the Mountains”. naturalist and preservationist. 1838 – 1914)

What’s included:

  • Nepali Licenced Guide English fluent (from 4 persons an assistant guide will be added, from 10 persons 2 assistant guides will be added).
  • Porter (1 porter every 2 persons. Each porter will carry maximum 15Kg).
  • TIMS (Trekkers Information Management System): this is the trekking permit.
  • National Park Entrance fee.
  • All domestic flights.
  • All airport pickups and drop offs.
  • High comfort Hotels before and after the trek with Breakfast included (4 nights in total).
  • A welcome dinner on the arrival day.
  • Accommodation during the trek in lodges/tea house.
  • Food during the trek (breakfast, lunch and dinner).
  • Water* and cup of tea or coffee in every meal during the trek. (*Click here to know more)
  • Medical kit.
  • Staff insurance.
  • Taxes.
  • Optional Sherpa Cooking Class during the acclimatization day in Namche Bazar

What’s not included

  • International flights.
  • Visa. Check our page About Nepal for Visa information.
  • Insurance with mountain rescue and repatriation compulsory. In case of doubt, do not hesitate to ask us when booking your trip and we will be happy to help you find the best option for you.
  • Meals before and after the trekking adventure (except breakfasts and 1 welcome dinner included)
  • Alcohol, soft drinks and snacks
  • Necessary trek equipment and personal material. See our list of things to bring to a trek to have an idea of what you need.
  • Personal medicines
  • Hot shower during the trek (often available in lodges under cost)
  • Electronic devices battery recharge (often available in lodges under cost). It is advisable to carry a portable charger if you have electronic devices to be charged during the trek.

Best time to trek: spring and autumn (April, May until mid-June / October, November until mid-December). Check our page “When to visit Nepal and When to Trek”.

*NOTE: The airport of Lukla has a very variable weather and sometimes flights get delayed or canceled. Please, be prepared for potential delays and to remain in Lukla extra nights. It is advisable that clients allow extra days when booking their return international flight.

EVEREST BASE CAMP TREK MAP

EVEREST BASE CAMP TREK COST

InspireU August 2, 2017 0

Gokyo & Tengboche Trek

GOKYO TREK

TREK HIGHLIGHTS

  • A very special trek, extended version of Gokyo Lakes Trek.
  • The best views of Everest Range from Gokyo Ri summit (5357m). And privileged views of Mount Cho Oyu (8201m). (
  • Visit of Tengboche Buddhist Monastery. The largest in the Sagarmatha National Park and one of the most important buddhist education centres in the region.
  • Pangboche Village visit. We check out the Oldest Monastery of the region.
  • Sherpa Cooking class during the acclimatisation day in Namche Bazar optional.
  • Discover Khumjung village and the school of the region sponsored by the Edmund Hillary Foundation.

ABOUT GOKYO & TENGBOCHE TREK

A Nepal trek that includes the most of the Highlights of the entire Sagarmatha National Park. We discover the astonishing views of Everest Range from a privileged point of view (Gokyo Ri 5357m), the beauty of the Gokyo Lakes surrounded by gigantic peaks and the Renjo La Pass, and the magic of one of the highest Buddhist Monastery in the world with a very powerful history. Rebuilt twice due to an earthquake(1934) and a fire(1989), Tengboche Monastery was strategically built on top of a hill overseeing the Solokhumbu Valley.

We contemplate some of the highest peaks in the world and in the region: (Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8516m), Makalu(8463m), Cho Oyu (8201m), Nuptse (7864m), Pumori (7165m), Ama Dablam (6814m)(Check our Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek), Kangtega (6783m), Thamserku (6618)…)

Mingle in the Sherpa culture as you walk through the nature of the Himalayas. The Yeti steps are present in the legends (or not…) of the locals.

Gokyo Lakes is one of the most popular treks for its outstanding natural beauties. The path towards Gokyo offers a variety of landscapes, from Rhododendron forests and beautiful waterfalls, to rocky terrain with less vegetation ending on a paradise where the contrast of the Dudh Pokhari (Gokyo Lake) and the mountains surrounding it can be compared with the most beautiful painting. Something that everyone should see at least once in their lifetime. You will get inspired and may feel overwhelmed by so much beauty of nature and culture.

During the acclimatization days, we organize different activities you can choose from, amongst them our Special Sherpa Cooking Class conducted by our family in Namche Bazar.

Check our Trip Schedule below this page for more details.

“The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences”
Christopher McCandless (1968. Hiker and traveller. An adventurer that lost his life in Alaska in 1992. Jon Krakauer wrote his biography called “Into the Wild” adapted into a film)

What’s included:

  • Nepali Licenced Guide English fluent (from 4 persons an assistant guide will be added, from 10 persons 2 assistant guides will be added).
  • Porter (1 porter every 2 persons. Each porter will carry maximum 15Kg).
  • TIMS (Trekkers Information Management System): this is the trekking permit.
  • National Park Entrance fee.
  • All domestic flights.
  • All airport pickups and drop offs.
  • High comfort Hotels before and after the trek with Breakfast included (4 nights in total).
  • A welcome dinner on the arrival day.
  • Accommodation during the trek in lodges/tea house.
  • Food during the trek (breakfast, lunch and dinner).
  • Water* and cup of tea or coffee in every meal during the trek.(*Click here to know more)
  • Medical kit.
  • Staff insurance.
  • Taxes.
  • Optional Sherpa Cooking Class during the acclimatization day in Namche Bazar

What’s not included

  • International flights.
  • Visa. Check our page About Nepal for Visa information.
  • Insurance with mountain rescue and repatriation compulsory. In case of doubt, do not hesitate to ask us when booking your trip and we will be happy to help you find the best option for you.
  • Meals before and after the trekking adventure (except breakfasts and 1 welcome dinner included)
  • Alcohol, soft drinks and snacks
  • Necessary trek equipment and personal material. See our list of things to bring to a trek to have an idea of what you need.
  • Personal medicines
  • Hot shower during the trek (often available in lodges under cost)
  • Electronic devices battery recharge (often available in lodges under cost). It is advisable to carry a portable charger if you have electronic devices to be charged during the trek.

Best time to trek: spring and autumn (April, May until mid-June / October, November until mid-December). Check our page “When to visit Nepal and When to Trek”.

*NOTE: The airport of Lukla has a very variable weather and sometimes flights get delayed or canceled. Please, be prepared for potential delays and to remain in Lukla extra nights. It is advisable that clients allow extra days when booking their return international flight.

GOKYO TREK MAP

GOKYO TREK COST

InspireU August 2, 2017 0

The Cho La Pass Trek

CHO LA PASS TREK

TREK HIGHLIGHTS

  • Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lakes.
  • Kala Pathar (5550m) and Gokyo Ri (5357m) ascensions will offer the best views of the Everest Range and some of the highest mountains in the world (Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8516m), Makalu(8463m), Cho Oyu (8201m), Nuptse (7864m), Pumori (7165m), Ama Dablam (6814m), Kangtega (6783m), Thamerseku (6618)…).
  • Cho La Pass offers the most challenging journey connecting Everest Base Camp with Gokyo Lakes.
  • Visit of one of the highest Buddhist Monasteries in the world and the largest and most important Buddhist education centre in the area.
  • Sherpa Cooking class during the acclimatisation day in Namche Bazar optional.
  • A good fitness level is required.

ABOUT THE CHO LA PASS TREK

This trek will allow you to see the three most incredible sites in Sagarmatha National Park; Everest Base Camp (with Kala Pathar peak summit), Gokyo Lakes (with Gokyo Ri peak summit), and Tengboche Buddhist Monastery.

We contemplate from many points of view some of the highest mountains in the world. You will get inspired by the Himalayan nature and the Sherpa culture.

We get immersed in the Sherpa culture and fusion with the variety of nature. Walking through Rhododendron forests, passing by magic waterfalls, hike rocky and dry terrain and crossing glaciers. On the way, we get to see numerous Sherpa Villages and a variety of Stupas, Manis and Chortens (Buddhist symbolic monuments) on the paths that are there to purify our souls and offer us good luck.

The shadows of the Yeti will follow us behind the legends of the locals.

Discover one of the highest Buddhist Monastery in the world: Tengboche. Situated on top of a hill overseeing the valley to the north (the way to Everest Base Camp), to the West (the path on the way to Gokyo) and to the south (the way to Namche Bazar with Mount Kongde in the background). The views to Everest range from this Nepal Trekking are great!

During the acclimatization days, we organize different activities you can choose from, amongst them our Special Sherpa Cooking Class conducted by our family in Namche Bazar.

Check our Trip Schedule below this page for more details.

“At its finest moments climbing allows me to step out of ordinary existence into something extraordinary, stripping me of my sense of self-importance.”
Doug Scott (1941. First ascent of the south-west face of Mount Everest on 1975)

What’s included:

  • Nepali Licenced Guide English fluent (from 4 persons an assistant guide will be added, from 10 persons 2 assistant guides will be added).
  • Porter (1 porter every 2 persons. Each porter will carry maximum 15Kg).
  • TIMS (Trekkers Information Management System): this is the trekking permit.
  • National Park Entrance fee.
  • All domestic flights.
  • All airport pickups and drop offs.
  • High comfort Hotels before and after the trek with Breakfast included (4 nights in total).
  • A welcome dinner on the arrival day.
  • Accommodation during the trek in lodges/tea house.
  • Food during the trek (breakfast, lunch and dinner).
  • Water*and cup of tea or coffee in every meal during the trek. (*Click here to know more)
  • Medical kit.
  • Staff insurance.
  • Taxes.
  • Optional Sherpa Cooking Class during the acclimatization day in Namche Bazar

What’s not included

  • International flights.
  • Visa. Check our page About Nepal for Visa information.
  • Insurance with mountain rescue and repatriation compulsory. In case of doubt, do not hesitate to ask us when booking your trip and we will be happy to help you find the best option for you.
  • Meals before and after the trekking adventure (except breakfasts and 1 welcome dinner included)
  • Alcohol, soft drinks and snacks
  • Necessary trek equipment and personal material. See our list of things to bring to a trek to have an idea of what you need.
  • Personal medicines
  • Hot shower during the trek (often available in lodges under cost)
  • Electronic devices battery recharge (often available in lodges under cost). It is advisable to carry a portable charger if you have electronic devices to be charged during the trek.

Best time to trek: spring and autumn (April, May until mid-June / October, November until mid-December). Check our page “When to visit Nepal and When to Trek”.

*NOTE: The airport of Lukla has a very variable weather and sometimes flights get delayed or canceled. Please, be prepared for potential delays and to remain in Lukla extra nights. It is advisable that clients allow extra days when booking their return international flight.

CHO LA PASS TREK MAP

CHO LA PASS TREK COST