Arun Valley to EBC Trek

TYPOLOGIES

Adventure Trekking

DIFFICULTY

Medium

MIN. AGE

5 Years

Trip Introduction

Beautiful Arun Valley is a place sandwiched between Makalu Barun National Park and world’s highest Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park. Arun Valley to EBC trek is the best alternative of Everest region trekking which starts from rarely explored Arun valey and adjoins with a classic trail of Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek. Amazing Arun Valley is a place from where we can have amazing views of both Makalu and Everest Himalayan ranges. Arun Valley to Everest Base Camp Trek also provides a few number of optional routes as per the preference of trekkers; either the trek can end at Jiri Charikot Bazaar or end at Lukla (the entrance of Everest Base Camp) or continue up to Everest Base Camp and Kalapatthar as like this itinerary. As the Arun Valley to Everest Base Camp Trek itinerary is longer, the trekkers who wish to choose this option should have good physical fitness and mentally prepared.

Trip Highlights

  • Trek start at the remote and beautiful Arun Valley continue to Everest Base Camp at 5,380 meters and Kala Patthar at 5,545 meters

TOUR MAP

Day by Day Itinerary

Day 01 - Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft altitude) and transfer to Hotel.

As soon as you reach Kathmandu, you will picked and taken to the Hotel as per your choice accommodation and according to them they prefer to offer BB Plan for your stay in cities so that you can choose various tastes of dishes in different restaurants around the city.

Day 02 - Guided tour around world’s Heritage sites of Kathmandu

We will take you for a tour around the world’s Heritage sites of Kathmandu. Your accommodation will be in the Hotel/Resort with Breakfast.

Day 03 - Fly from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar & Drive to Kartikeghat (840m/2,755ft altitude) 45 min flight & 4 Hrs drive

Fly from Kathmandu to Tunlingtar and drive to Kartikeghat which is at an altitude of 2755 ft. The flight takes almost 45 min and the drive will be about 4 hours. Stay will be in the Tea house will full board meal which includes breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 04 - Trek from Kartikeghat to Gothe bazaar (800m/2,624ft altitude) 5-6 Hrs walk

Trekking begins from Kartikeghat to Gothe bazaar at 2624 ft altitude which is 5 to 6 hrs walk with accommodation in Tea House will be made available. Meal includes full board.

Day 05 - Trek from Gothe Bazaar to Salpa Phedi (2,415m/7,921ft altitude) 5-6 Hrs walk

Continue to trek from Gothe Bazaar to Salpa Phedi at 7921ft for 5 to 6 hr walk. Accommodation at Teal house and Full board meal.

Day 06 - Trek from Salpa Phedi to Guranse (3,075m/10086ft altitude) 5-6 Hrs walk

Trek further continues to Guranse at 10086 ft height with 5 to 6 hours walk and say in Tea house with full board meal.

Day 07 - Trek from Guranse to Guidel (1,640m/5,379ft altitude) via Salpa pass (3,570m/11,710ft altitude)6-7 Hrs walk

Now, our team will take you trek to Guidel 5379 ft via Salpa Pass 11710 ft with 5 to 6hrs walk. Stay at the tea house and full board meal.

Day 08 - Trek from Guidel to Khiraule (2,360m/7,741ft altitude) 3-4 Hrs walk

Guide to Khiraule trekking at the height of 7741 ft need 3 to 4 hours walk. Accommodation will be Tea House and full board meal.

Day 09 - Trek from Khiraule to Ghai Kharka (2,450m/8,036ft altitude) via Surkie La pass (3,100m/1,0168ft altitude) 5-6 Hrs walk

Trek from Khiraule to Ghai Kharka at 8036 ft altitude via Surkie La Pass 10168 ft need 5 to 6 hrs walk and resting in the Tea House will be available with full board dinner.

Day 10 - Trek from Ghai Kharka to Pangbung (2,670m/8,758ft altitude) 5-6 Hrs walk

You will have visit to Pangbung 8758 ft with Tea house available. Meal will be full board that includes all.

Day 11 - Trek from Pangbung to Bupsa (2,350m/7,708ft altitude) 5-6 Hrs walk

Trek to Bupsa 7708 ft walking for 5 to 6 hrs and get accommodation in the tea house with full board meal.

Day 12 - Trek from Buspa to Surkey (2,400m/7,872ft altitude) 5-6 Hrs wall

Continue to trek from Buspa to Surkey 7872 ft and walking for 5 to 6 hrs with accommodation in Tea House will be available and full board meal.

Day 13 - Trek from Surkey to Phakding (2,652m/8,698ft) 4-5 Hrs walk

Move ahead trekking to Phakding at 8698 ft walking for about 4 to 5 hours. Accommodation will be 4 to 5 hrs with full board meal.

Day 14 - Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,283ft altitude) 5-6 hrs walk

Our team take you have to further trek to Namche Bazaar 11283 ft altitude with 5 to 6 hrs walk and tea house will be provided for stay and full board meal.

Day 15 - Rest day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization and excursion around the places

This day will be resting day at Namche Bazaar for adaptation of the area and go for excursion around the places and rest at the tea house with full board meal.

Day 16 - Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,867m/12,684ft altitude) 5-6 hrs walk

Start your trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche which is 12684 ft altitude requires 5 to 6 hrs walk and resting place at tea house and enjoy the full board meal.

Day 17 - Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4,358m/14,294ft altitude) 5-6 hrs walk

Thereafter move to Dingboche 14294 ft height and stay arrangement in tea house with full board meal.

Day 18 - Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4,928m/16,164ft altitude) 5-6 hrs walk

Breakfast at teahouse. Today we follow Khumber Khola valley to reach Dughla. Then again we follow Dusa and Phulong Karpo valley where we can see wonderful Chola Lake and Mt. Pumori. We cross Dughla where we see Khumbu Glacier. Along the trail we also can see memorials Chhortens of those Sherpa who lost their lives in Everest Expedition. Again we walk gradual ascend trail all the way to Lobuche.

Day 19 - Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep (5,160m/16,925ft altitude) & continue to Everest Base Camp (5,380m/17,646ft altitude) then back to Gorakshep 6-7 hrs walk

Trek further to Gorakshep from Lobuche 16925 ft and continue to Everest Base camp and then return to Gorakshep. This fully requires 6 to 7 hrs walk. Accommodation will be provided in tea house with full board dinner.

Day 20 - Morning hike to Kalapathar (5,545m/18,187ft altitude) and trek to Pheriche (4,243m/13,917ft altitude) 5-6 hrs walk

We will go for a hike in the morning to Kalapathar 18187 ft and trek to Pheriche 13917 ft needs 5 to 6 hours walk. And stay at tea house with full board meal.

Day 21 - Trek from Pheriche to Tengboche (4-5 hrs walk)

Today, you will experience an interesting day of your entire trek, as you will be able to explore the entire Tengboche region, visit the monastery and be the part of various interesting activities. Only, you require 4-to5 hrs walk and finally stay at teahouse with full board meal.

Day 22 - Trek from Tengboche to Monjo (2,835m/9,299ft altitude) via Namche Bazaar 5-6 hrs walk

Tengboche to Monjo trek via Namche (5 to 6hrs) accommodation and full board meal at the Teahouse.

Day 23 - Trek back to Lukla 5 hrs walk

Now trek back to Lukla which 5 hrs walk and get accommodated at the tea house with full board meal facility.

Day 24 - Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel

Fly back to Kathmandu and get shifted to hotel accommodation where you will be provided with breakfast and farewell dinner.

Day 25 - Farewell, departure transfer to Tribhuvan International Airport

We offer you farewell, and take you to Tribhuwan International Airport for your return journey, after giving you a delicious breakfast.