Everest Classic Trail

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Everest Classic Trail

A longer and more varied trek to the Base Camp, which is in fact the old Mt. Everest expedition route used on the first successful ascent. Begin our journey overland to Jiri a small town approximately 110+ miles away from the bustles of Kathmandu. This approach engages a lot of attention as it involves walking at altitudes between 6,000ft to 18,000ft. However this route is drive-able up to Bhandar, so its no point staying overnight in Jiri and wasting a whole day trek to Bhandar.

The trek begins with gradual climbs and occasional descends with wonderful alpine scenery and a pattern that will become familiar as days pass by. However, this trail is relatively underdeveloped compared to the trail from Lukla onwards. Never the less it provides extraordinary insight into many conventional aspects of lives from different ethnic groups of Tamang, Kami, Brahmins, Chetris, Newars & Sherpas. A highlight among this trail is the overnight stop at Junbesi, Oldest Sherpa settlement in Solu region.

  • DAY 01:

    Arrival Kathmandu and transfer to the Hotel

  • Day 02:

    Drive to Jiri, lunch and drive on to Bhandar 2150m.

  • Day 03:

    Bhandar to Sete.

  • Day 04:

    Sete to Junbesi.

  • Day 05:

    Junbesi to Nunthala.

  • Day 06:

    Nunthala to Bupsadanda 2300m.

  • Day 07:

    Bupsadanda to Surke.

  • Day 08:

    Sukre to Phakding 2610m.

  • Day 09:

    Phakding to Namche 3446m.

  • Day 10:

    Namche acclimatization, explore around Syangboche and Khumjung.

  • Day 11:

    Namche Bazaar to Tengboche 3867m.

  • Day 12:

    Tengboche to Pheriche 4252m.

  • Day 13:

    Rest day, can take side trips

  • Day 14:

    Pheriche to Lobuche 4910m.

  • Day 15:

    Lobuche to Gorakshep 5160m and EBC 5360m, return trek to Gorakshep.

  • Day 16:

    Gorakshep to Kalapaththar 5545m and return trek to Dingboche.

  • Day 17:

    Dingboche to Tengboche.

  • Day 18:

    Tengboche to Namche Bazaar.

  • Day 19:

    Namche Bazaar to Lukla.

  • Day 20:

    Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel. Free for souvenir hunting.

  • Day 21:

    At your given time a representative will transfer you to the airport to catch your flight home.

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