Trek to the base of the tallest peak in the world—Mount Everest
On this bucket-list challenge, you will trek to the doorway of the highest peak in the world—Mount Everest.
But first, you’ll discover the sensory overload that is Kathmandu—Nepal’s lively capital city. Ignite all your sense with the sounds and smells of a city that is both heading towards modernity while resolutely upholding its traditional religious and cultural individuality.
From a bustling capital to the tranquillity of the Himalayas, for 12 days you will trek through alpine meadows, rhododendron forest, over rivers and along mule tracks between snow-capped mountains.
During the day, you’ll experience the splendour of the Himalayas with a team of local guides and sherpas. By night, you will fall asleep in traditional lodges and teahouses in secluded Nepalese villages.
At the conclusion of your adventure, you and your team will travel back to Kathmandu to feast on delicious fare at Bricks Café, a local institution and the ultimate place to honour your successes.
· Trek to Everest Base Camp, the gateway to the highest peak in the world
· Admire spectacular Himalayan vistas as you navigate narrow mule tracks between snow-capped mountains and into traditional Nepalese villages
Day 1: Depart Australia
Day 2–3: Kathmandu
Day 4–15: Trek to Everest Base Camp (10 day trek with two acclimatisation days)
Day 16–17: Kathmandu
Day 18: Arrive home
*Please note: Itineraries are subject to change and should be used as a guide only.
Adventure type: Trek
Trip duration: 18 days
Challenge duration: 12 days
Challenge grade: 5/5 (challenging)
Accommodation: Twin-share in 2-3 star hotels, lodges and teahouses (single supplement applies)
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