On world highest Mt. Everest with sweeping panorama of Khumbu ice falls and glaciers.
Express Everest Base Camp Trekking, allows you to visit and complete the whole adventure within less than two weeks. A great way to enjoy being on the foot of the world’s highest peaks at base camp surrounded by giant mountains.
Although an expressway reaches the base camp, the walking days are designed and set as a normal standard itinerary. Where one can enjoy the adventure with ample time to get acclimatized at certain high altitude overnight stops.
Express Everest Base Camp Trekking, a milestone compared to other adventurous trekking destinations, is an adventure with a touch of local culture.
Besides grand views of towering giant peaks on daily walks, exploring and visiting the traditional Sherpa villages is equally captivating. Steeped with a fascinating age-old heritage of Buddhism religion and culture similar to its Tibetan predecessors.
Where trek follows on a main scenic trail lined with religious monuments and prayer walls, spinning wheels. A walk leads to the famous Namche Bazaar, the hub of Khumbu Sherpa’s, and trekkers, which offers various facilities.
Spending an extra day in Namche Bazaar for acclimatization to a perfect altitude of 3,440 m high, the adventure continues heading higher. As our walk divers from the main trek heading towards a quiet village of Phortse. An interesting area, where few trekkers seldom visits this isolated village. From here on quiet scenic trail to upper village of Pangboche, with more than 500 years old monastery.
From here back on the main trail as walk follows the mountainous wilderness dry terrain then reaching at scenic Imjatse valley in Dingboche.
Having another pleasant rest day at Dingboche, then finally walking towards our main destination at Everest base camp. After trekking through Lobuche and Gorakshep the highest settlements around Khumbu areas of Everest.
From Gorakshep route leads further northeastern end of Khumbu, close to massif Khumbu Ice Fall. Around remorseless fields of ice and glaciers which reminds you of arctic zone landscapes. Enjoy the stupendous views of dramatic landscape surroundings at Everest base camp. The view of Mt. Everest is blocked by the giant peaks of Nuptse and Lhotse, but an amazing place to experience.
After achieving the goal and target of the trek, the next adventure takes you to the top of Kalapathar rocky hilltop. The highest point of the journey faces a spectacular view of high towering peaks with Mt. Everest at its closest distance.
On visiting all major highlights of the adventure with Everest base camp and high Kalapathar hilltop. Return journey with a long descent to Namche Bazaar through Pheriche and Pangboche villages, and then back at Lukla. For the last overnight halt around Khumbu and Everest area, early next morning a scenic flight brings you to Kathmandu.
After a glorious adventure and memorable experience of a lifetime on Express Everest Base Camp Trekking.
Our itineraries of any trips are based on our leading experience in the Himalayas. But, we also organize the trips according to your special requests or your personally given itinerary. Please, feel free to contact us for your questions and queries.
Traveling to Himalayan countries specially on treks and other adventure with Nepal-Bhutan and Tibet, where clients should purchase travel and medical insurance covering immediate evacuation by any means of transportations, like helicopter or fastest way vehicle to reach nearest city and town hospitals.
Insurance Policy should cover all medical expenses incurred during your holidays in Himalayan countries, including travel insurance where sometimes Himalayan weather even in best times can be unpredictable, where trekking routes can be re-routed of cancelled in this case local company will not entertain you with refund, however provides you with letter so that one can claim from your respective insurance companies.
Insurance policy for Medical and Travel:
Should cover medical insurance for illness and emergency evacuation by Helicopter or other means of transportations including other expenses on treatment at respective countries hospitals, as for travel insurance against bad unfavorable weather conditions, delay or cancellation of domestic flights on mountainous area where flight involves on the start of trek and at the end.
Travel and Medical Insurance also needs to cover when clients break the journey in the middle of the trip, due to sickness-personal domestic problem etc………
Guide and Porters:
On treks or climb where you will be accompanied by our expert guide who knows the area on route of the trek chosen, we have professional and veteran guides to led the trek where you can feel comfortable, as our guide are knowledgeable offers you various information of the country from history-geography, culture to flora and fauna.
All guides have gone through basic medical training that includes high altitude symptoms or AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness) can help you with simple medical First Aid and for severe condition will support taking you to safe area or to nearest hospitals by any means of quick transportation.
Our guides are well versed in Eco-Trekking and Responsible Tourism as well and are committed in keeping the environment on trekking route in pristine form as it was.
Porters are picked can be regular porter of the company of hired in Kathmandu-Pokhara or in Lukla on start of the trekking, with always a strong and cheerful porters to carry your heavier luggage, baggage of 15 to 25 kg maximum weights to carry by each porters, we do not allow underage porters of below 16 years of age or above 50 years.
Porters and guide are well looked after by the company with good wages, medical insurance, travel allowance including meals on treks and climb company also provides warm gear in winter as well for high and cold altitude trips.
We are also member of PACT (Porters Act commitment).
Altitude Sickness or AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness):
Information of AMS and Precaution Measures:
High Altitude or Acute Mountain Sickness for short as AMS a symptom faced and can catch any people on high altitude adventure walks.
Due to high pressure and low oxygen level as certain height where some people feel uneasiness with shortness of breathiness, light headache, nausea, dizziness, lack of good sleep and with less appetite.
To avoid these whole symptoms where we always designed itinerary days accordingly with enough space, flexible days for acclimatization at high elevation, taking short walks up and sleeping and resting at low places.
The other good way to avoid AMS taking slow and steady pace on walks, stopping frequently to catch your breath and adding lot of fluid or safe drinking water at least 2-3 liters a day to support against AMS.
On high altitude take enough rest and with short slow hike above high hills to catch views as well to support acclimatization and sleeping and resting at low altitude will certainly helps you in avoiding AMS.
The company provides as precaution measures against AMS with comprehensive medical kit, oxygen and Gamma Bags / Pressure Bags in some high altitude adventure treks, where some people as per their own doctor advice use Diamox also known as Acetazolamide to prevent and reduce symptoms of AMS can lower headache when in high altitude walks and climb
Useful in situations when you cannot make high ascent, the best ways to prevent altitude sickness doing it slowly, stopping for overnights at certain altitude to adjust to the new height, and taking it easy for first one or two 2 days.
This Diamox also used for other medications to treat certain type of eye problem (open-angle glaucoma).
Acetazolamide a "water pill" (diuretic), it decrease amount of fluids that can build up in eyes, also helps to decrease buildup of body fluids (edema) caused by congestive heart failure or certain medications. Acetazolamide can work less well over time, so it is usually used only for a short period of time.
Using this pill should get advice from your doctor before trip departure to high Himalaya.
In our list we always mention general medication to bring from home as well from your doctor advice also, your doctor might recommend you some basic medication list like medicine against diarrhea, headache, fever, cold-flu as well constipation including first aid for cuts-wounds and burns as well.