3 meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) with 3 cups of tea/ coffee during the trek
Rapid Everest base camp trek
Rapid Everest Base Camp trek is most adventurous, thrilling and suitable trip for the trekkers, who have eager desire to take part in adventurous activities and have limited time but looking to experience Everest both from the land and the air. It can accomplish your long-awaited dreams of exploring the Everest Base Camp and its surrounding area. The Rapid EBC trek brings hikers walk through the beautiful valleys of Khumbu, and the village of the Sherpa people and observe Tibetan culture and Buddhism. Furthermore, astonishing views of the mountains, diversity of nature and natural resources, and cultural context enhance lure to this Everest trek.
Moreover, religious objects like Mani stones, chortens, and prayers flags are used to decorate our trek route, which makes the trails attractive and beautiful. Along the way, you will visit the world’s oldest Tengboche Monastery. It is believed that, taking part in the ritual ceremony make you pure and get rid of all the evildoer activities.
Overall, Rapid EBC treks offers stunning views of the Dudhkoshi river valleys and foot of Khumbu Himalayas including Lhotse, Mt. Everest, Makalu and other numerous Himalayas vistas. Similarly, you will experience unique culture of the Sherpa people.
Simply, all the seasons are the best for doing this trek, but especially, the months ranging from March to May and September to November are considered as best time because the morning stays clear with bright sunshine till afternoon and wildflowers bloom in plenty making refreshing and pleasant environment for trekking.
However, the months of October to early December are the second best time for trekking. There is more possibility of snowfall in some high areas en route to EBC. The temperature drop down to minus degree Celsius in the morning and night. Despite this, the temperatures during the daytime skies are still clean as the mountain views are clearer and are a good time for trekking on Everest.
2) Foods and Accommodation
The lodge/ teahouses provide various kinds of foods. It consists of soups, steaks, sandwiches, momo, macaroni dishes, pizza, etc. It is better to include light foods during lunchtime as it makes you feel lighter and easy while you walk. You can also eat Nepalese Dal Bhat, pickle and fresh organic vegetables curry. But for high altitude, we always recommended garlic soup which is a natural means of preventing altitude sickness along with the Nepalese staple diet of Dal Bhat.
The teahouses provide cozy rooms during the rapid EBC trek. As you ascend higher, the rooms are available in twin- sharing basis. The room is comfortable and clean. The shower and rest room will be on sharing basis. In a room, you will find two beds with mattresses, a pillow and warm blankets.
3) Fitness/ Experience
Physical fitness level, health, and medical required for Rapid EBC trek. The EBC is not a strenuous trekking trail. You will be regularly hiking for around 3 to 4 hours on average depending on the destination. So, this trek is not recommended for trekkers who are suffering from chronic ailments or have heart or lung diseases. It is better to avoid this trip.
However, all the trekkers having an average level of fitness can easily complete this trek. If you have any kind of previous trekking experience or regular exercise it will be an added advantage but not compulsory.
4) Travel Insurance
Any trek in Nepal, including the Rapid EBC Trek, demands travel insurance. The trek includes high- altitude trekking, which may be physically challenging and dangerous. When buying travel insurance for the Rapid EBC trek, ensure that it covers high altitude trekking and emergency helicopter evacuation, as these can be expensive without insurance. Furthermore, obtain additional coverage of activities like hiking, mountaineering, and adventure sports.
5) Altitude sickness
Altitude sickness is common in mountains above the altitude of 3000 m. Headache, nausea, tiredness, shortness in breathe, difficulty sleeping, loss of appetite, rapid pulse and extreme dehydration etc are the symptoms occur when your body tries to adjust to the lower air pressure and lower oxygen levels at high altitudes. If any of these symptoms are seen on you while trekking in Everest region you should immediately get the medical help before it is too late.
Here are the tips which has been tried our experienced trekking guides to prevent altitude sickness in EBC trek.
Stop and rest where you are
Make sure you’re drinking enough water
Do not smoke, drink alcohol or exercise
Eating foods and drinking fluids that contain carbs
6) Guide and Porter
All the trekkers are required to obtain services of licensed trekking guide and to obtain TIMS card through authorized trekking agencies registered with the government of Nepal.
However, our guides are highly experienced, helpful, qualified, friendly, English speaking and well- trained. More importantly, they are licensed trekking guide with guide insurance and technically competent. They always carry essential safety equipment, gear, and first aid kid.
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You’ll take an early flight from domestic terminal of International Airport, Kathmandu to Lukla. On the way, you will view the breathtaking mountains. After landing on Lukla, you will be taking rest, and head towards Phakding by following Dudh Koshi river crossing the suspension bridge, and see mani stone, prayer flag etc in the way.
On the first day of the trek, you will start viewing the beautiful mountains like Karyolung, Nupla and Gongla. You’ll take rest several stops for a short tea break or lunch break. You will be spending a night on Phakding.
On the 2nd day, after having your breakfast, you will head towards Namche Bazaar. The trial involves high climbing and steep steps through the wildest forests, crossing river through swaying bridges.
After a long day hike, you will reach Namche Bazaar, where you will view the golden mountains at the sunset period. You will spend a night at Namche Bazaar.
On the third day of the trek, we will begin our journey with early breakfast and head through narrow trails along with outstanding views of Mount Amadablam, Mount Tabuchi, Mount Thamserku etc.
After a few hours of walks, the trail will take you to the hilltop village of Tengboche.
On the fourth day, the trek begins with the gradual steep climbs through the rhododendron forests. After climbing countless mani stones, you will reach Pangboche.
Again, the trail ascended to Dingboche and you’ll spend our night here. On the way to Dingboche, you will see a lot of yaks grazing over the pasture slopes of the cliffs. The amazing view of Mountain Lhotse, Amadablam, and Taboche will be just beyond your expectations.
On the fifth day of the trek, the trail will lead via little upwards climb and after crossing the suspension bridge to Thukla, a steep hike will take you to the Lobuche pass. You will see various colourful flags, Khagan Chorten, and a cemetery ground with hundreds of cairn memorials of died person on the mountain.
Besides Lobuche, will offers some breathtaking views of mountains also. Night stay will be at Lobuche.
On the sixth day, you’ll finally reach in the base camp which will make you proud and excited to be so close to the top of the world. The trails will be smoothly up and down. After having breakfast, first, you’ll head towards Gorak Shep through the wide trails and with the view of the Khumbu glacier and mountains.
After you reached Gorakshep, you will take some rest and after then head towards Everest Base Camp. From there you can view Mount Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt Pumori, Mt. Khumbutse, and Mt. Lingtren.
After enjoying some beautiful moments at Everest Base Camp you will again back to Gorakshep for the overnight.
On the seventh day, early in the morning, you will hike to Kala Patthar. After reaching there your breath is truly taken away, with the panoramic Mountain View along with Khumbu Glacier. When you’re done viewing the mountains, you will trek back to Gorak Shep and then descend to Pheriche. You will spend a night at Pheriche.
On the eighth day, you will trek back to Namche Bazaar. You will stop at a different place for a short tea break and lunch break. The trail continues via passing different Man stone, and stupas. Then you’ll reach Namche Bazaar and rest of the night.
On the ninth day of your trek, you’ll trek back down to the Lukla Airport, where you catch your flight to Kathmandu. The trail continues along the Dudh Koshi river with the flashback memorizing of past 10 days trek. Overnight stay at Lukla.
On the last day of the trek, you will take a beautiful flight to come back to Kathmandu. After reaching to Kathmandu you will be transferred to your respective hotel.
Waterproof day pack
Small waterproof bags
Sun hat or cap
Warm down jacket
Warm woolen cap
Trekking socks or liner socks
Warm sweeter or pullover
Antibacterial hand wash
Camera and batteries
Sleeping bag liner
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