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EVEREST BASE CAMP TREK

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WE DON'T JUST TREK TO EVEREST BASE CAMP,

WE STAY THERE.

EVEREST ONE 
IS THE ONLY AUSTRALIAN COMPANY THAT GIVE YOU EXCLUSIVE ACCESS TO 2 NIGHTS IN EBC

Everest One is the only Australian company who actually stay in Everest Base Camp.

 

Once you reach the flags, the point where trekkers stop; you will walk past the crowds and continue into EBC, a unique place that you will call home for the next 2 nights.
 

You will sleep in tents on the glacier, eat in our heated dining tent, and be served fantastic meals from our commercial kitchen.

 

If you're brave, you can even have a shower.

 

Everest One provide trekkers with an opportunity to meet aspiring climbers, explore the lower reaches of the Khumbu Icefall and visit the Everest Rescue tent. We also offer the opportunity to trek to EBC during Autumn, where there are usually no climbing expeditions on the mountain.  Travelling at this time of year offers you another rare insight, spending time at the base of the highest mountain in the world, without all the climbers.

 

You will see the most amazing night sky, listen to the continuous, deep resonating sound of the icefall and experience a snapshot of expeditionary life in an environment unlike anything you have ever seen before.

 

The trek to Everest base camp is a comprehensive and colourful journey through Nepal’s most famous valley, the Khumbu, the home of Everest (8848m) and Lhotse (8501m).

 

The trail offers classic views of Everest and Lhotse as well as other 8000m giants, Cho Oyu (8201m), Makalu (8463m) and Shisapangma (8013m). The rolling landscape varies from lush low alpine vegetation to dry high altitude scrubland.

 

Inhabiting this harsh land are the Sherpa people, an ethnic group famous for their hardiness, spirit and mountaineering prowess. This trek journeys into the heartland of the Sherpa people providing an insight into their rich Buddhist culture and traditional way of life. Sir Edmund Hillary grew a passion for Sherpas from his early mountaineering years and following Everest, spent his remaining years dedicated to fundraising and bringing development to the region.
 

Our Route begins from the gateway airport town of Lukla at 2840m. Following the Dudh Kosi river on the valley floor, the trail first passes through farming villages of mixed Tamang, Rai and Sherpa communities. We then make a sharp ascent up to Namche, the capital of the Khumbu and the traditional trading centre of Sherpa people.

 

We take a less travelled road to Phortse, a typical Sherpa farming village and the site of the Alex Lowe Charitable Foundation’s Khumbu Climbing School. Many Sherpa climbers come from Phortse and have been trained at the Khumbu Climbing School. From here it’s a short trek to Pangboche, the highest permanent Sherpa settlement.

We acclimatise in Dingboche first before trekking the last few kilometres of a high altitude trail to Everest base camp. The view of Everest and Lhotse from Kala Patar, our highest point, is a magnificent reward!

The return route passes through Tengboche and the Tengboche monastery. This is the largest monastery in the region and is open to visitors to share prayer time with monks.

 

Why trek all the way into Everest Base Camp, only to turn around at the flags and not experience all it has to offer?

 

TRIP FACTS

Elevation:

5365m

Trip Dates:

5th - 23rd April 2024

3rd - 21st May 2024

2nd - 20th September, 2024

4th - 22nd November, 2024

1st - 19th April, 2025

29th April - 17th May 2025

Trip Price:

$4750 AUD per person 

Trip Start:

Kathmandu

Trip End:

Kathmandu

Trip Route:

Everest Base Camp Trek via Phortse and Kala Pattar

Everest Base Camp trekkers with Everest One
Everest Base trekkers with Everest One
Everest Base Camp trekkers with Everest One
Technical Grading
 

This is a trek without climbing and requires no prior trekking experience.
 

A good level of fitness is required as most days will involve 4-6 hours of trekking carrying a 5kg day pack.  

 

The trail is non-technical but will reach a maximum altitude of 5550m.

Highlights

Spending 2 nights in actual Everest Base Camp sleeping in tents on the glacier

Meeting Everest climbers, exploring the Khumbu Icefall and visiting the Everest Rescue facility

Stunning views of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse and Ama Dablam

Colourful Buddhist culture

Spirited Sherpa people

Alex Lowe Foundation Khumbu Climbing School

Tengboche Monastery

Everest Base Camp trek in Phortse with Everest One
Basic Itinerary
(Full details in brochure)

Day 1           

Day 2      

Day 3           

Day 4       

Day 5      

Day 6

Day 7

Day 8

Day 9

 

Arrive Kathmandu

In Kathmandu

Fly to Lukla and trek to Monjo

Trek Monjo to Namche

Acclimatisation in Namche

Trek Namche to Phortse

Trek Phortse to Pangboche

Trek Pangboche to Dingboche

Acclimatisation in Dingboche

 

 

Day 10

Day 11

Day 12

Day 13

Day 14

Day 15

Day 16

Day 17

Day 18

Day 19

Trek Dingboche to Lobuche

Trek Lobuche to Everest Base Camp

In Everest Base Camp

Trek Everest Base Camp to Pheriche

Trek Pheriche to Tengboche

Trek Tengboche to Monjo

Trek Monjo to Lukla

Fly to Kathmandu

In Kathmandu

Depart Kathmandu

Meet your head guide
Everest One Owner - Allan Cohrs

Allan Cohrs BM is the owner of Everest One and personally guides on many of our expeditions.

Sharing time with Allan in the mountains is a common theme most of our guests regularly comment on and part of the reason why so many of them keep coming back.

 

He is down to earth, humble, approachable, discreet, professional, caring and wants you to succeed, but also help you create unforgettable memories along the way. 

You will also be supported by our expert Sherpa guides who have been hand-picked for their professionalism and experience, all of whom have reached the summit of Mt Everest and many other peaks above 8000m.

Having that experience beside you all the way, knowing that everything is taken care of, and your safety and success (in that order) are our primary focus, allows you to relax and feel confident with the decision you have made.

Allan will be managing the climb of Ama Dablam with his Expedition Leader and expert team of high altitude Sherpa guides.

He has guided in all corners of the globe with over 30 high altitude climbs in the Himalayas including Mt Everest (8850m), Lhotse (8516m), Manaslu (8163m), Cho Oyu (8200m), Baruntse (7129m) and Ama Dablam (6812m).

 

Allan also guides on many Himalayan peaks including Mera Peak (6476m), Lobuche East and Island Peak, and also leads trips in Africa with 14 summits of Mt Kilimanjaro (5895m) along with successful climbs of Aconcagua (6960m), the highest mountain in South America. 

He and his team are comfortable at managing clients in a high-altitude environment which has resulted in industry high success rates.

 

Their experience expands to handling logistics, decision making, assessing risk and managing a positive, highly motivated team of climbers. 

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