Yoga Everest Base Camp Trek
Everest base camp yoga trek is an event going to start from 7th Nov 2019. This is the most precious event of the travelers' lifetime. Travelers doing everyday yoga class in their world tallest mountain base camp trek.
Type of Event
- General Event
Lunch time- 1 hour each day
The journey begins with a scenic and thrilling flight to Lukla, the starting point of Everest trek. The trek follows the trail which is often used by Yaks and people to ferry goods. One of the best attractions of the trek is the experience of rich Sherpa culture, cuisine and hospitality especially in Sherpa villages like Phakding, Namche, Dingboche, Pengboche, etc. Visiting Tengboche Monastery (3867 m), one of the biggest monasteries in the Himalayas, is certainly one of the highlights of this trek. Along the way you will have plenty of mountain scenarios to catch such as Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Lhotse, Nuptse, and Everest among others.
Aside from the actual trek, you will enjoy yoga, spa and massage in Dingboche and Namche. A small group meditation will be organized by yoga mentor as part of acclimatization exercise. The trek is an endurance test as well as a perfect way to build up one’s physical and mental well-being. The Everest base camp trekking trail lies within Everest National Park, a world heritage site that is home to such endangered species as snow leopard, Himalayan black bear and mountain goats. The vegetation on the lower elevation ranges from pine and birch which gives way to alpine vegetation of moss and lichens above 4000 m.
Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel
Upon your arrival, a representative from Nepal Trekking Routes will reach Kathmandu International Airport [TIA] to welcome and receive you. You will be escorted to your hotel where you can refresh and relax and in the evening a welcome dinner program will be organized at a Nepali in Kathmandu (accommodation included)
Day 02: World heritage Sightseeing and Trek Preparation
Today will begin with a gentle yoga class to ease you into the days ahead, followed by free time to enjoy the sights of Kathmandu. Rest is important on this day. Optional guides can be arranged with Nepal Trekking Routes for visiting world heritage monuments such as Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath temple, Swayambhunath stupa and Bouddhanath (not included).In the evening, our trekking guide will conduct a briefing about the trekking program before in Kathmandu.
Day 03: Kathmandu to Phakding via Lukla flight (2,652m) 3 hrs
We will wake up early today to catch a mountain flight to Lukla, the gateway to Mt. Everest. We will ease into some gentle breathing exercises and stretches before starting the trek towards route we will pass through pine and oak forests amongst the chirping of Himalayan bird songs. A gentle Yin class and meditation will end our first dayOvernight in Phakding.
Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m) 5 - 6 hrs
The day will begin with meditation, pranayama and light asana, followed by a warm breakfast to take in the crisp mountain air. The trail leaving Phakding parallels the Dudkhosi River alongside the forested hills. Crossing of the suspension bridge over the confluence of Bhotekoshi and Dudhkoshi will allow for our first glimpse of Everest and other peaks! We will stop for breathing and meditation practice here. The last segment is an uphill trek, until we reach Namche light restorative class and meditation before in Namche Bazaar.
Day 05: Namche Bazaar : Rest day
Today is an acclimatization day, but movement of the body is important. We will start the day with a very gentle asana and breathing class and the rest of the day can be spent exploring and learning about the sights and sounds of Namche Bazaar and Sherpa is an optional trek on this will hike up to Everest View National Park headquarters with our yoga mats and have a class amongst the mountain tops. There is a museum on Sherpa culture here too. We will then walk up to Everest View Hotel, one of the world’s highest hotels to capture an amazing panorama of Mahalangur Himalayan ranges including Everest, Thamserku, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Nuptse and , we will return for a cozy evening in in Namche Bazaar.
Day 06: Namche to Tengboche (3,870m): 5 - 6 hrs
As the dawn breaks, we will carry our rucksacks and march down the trail ahead. The section between Namche and Tengboche is one of the easier parts of our trek, as we walk into serene forests of oaks, pines and Monastery is one of the most sacred Himalayan monasterys built by the Sherpa community some 300 years ago. The monastery is in a vantage position affording a stunning view of Mt. Ama will have breathing and meditation exercises, a short distance from the monastery to respect the Temple in Tengboche.
Day 07: Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360 m) 5 - 6 hrs
The trail from Tengboche first goes downhill past the quiet forests. As we continue to walk further, the vegetation changes as trees give way to shrubs and rocky landscape with occasional walled in Dingboche.
Day 08: Dingboche Rest Day
Today is another day allocated for acclimatization. Movement is important, so the morning will begin with an asana and pranayama class. We will take short, optional hike to the nearby Pangboche valley. There will be plenty of time to observe local Sherpa culture and enjoy the Yaks walking freely!Overnight in Dingboche.
Day 09: Trek from Dingboche - Lobuche (4,910) 5-6 hrs
The trail from Dingboche to Lobuche is straight forward along open lands crossed by fresh streams. We will enjoy beautiful Himalayan views of Everest, Lhotse and Thamserku along this section of the trail as well as pay tribute to memorials erected in the name of trekkers and mountaineers who have lost their lives in the Everest guided meditation will be led in in Lobuche.
Day 10: Lobuche to Gorekshep via EBC (5,170m) 8-9 hrs
We made it! The trail is rocky and quite challenging here as we walk parallel to Khumbu glaciers on our right. The final section involves negotiating our way through big rocks and is the last village before Everest base will stay overnight in Gorakshep where we will do a restorative yoga class.
Day 11: Gorekshep to Pheriche Via Kalapatthar (4280 m) 8-9 hrs
Sunrise over Mt Everest!Today we rise very early, around 4 am, starting our trek in the moonlight, to ensure we reach to the top of Kalapathar at dawn. This is when the first sunlight hits Mt. Everest, the most stunning and magnificent view!We will have plenty of time to meditate and take in the experience, before returning to Gorakshep, where we will have lunch before continuing back to in Pheriche.
Day 12: Trek from Pheriche to Namche (3,570m) 5-6 hrs
Don't say that the route is same and there is nothing new to see while returning. You will witness absolutely different landscape and feeling is different while returning. Enjoy your return trip with local brewery and food. Overnight at Namche
Day 13: Trek back from Namche to Lukla: 6- 8 hrs
We will start our day with breathing and meditation and then continue to retrace our steps back to Lukla, enjoying the beautiful views of Everest, Lhotse, Thamserku and last mountain Yin class and overnight in Lukla.
Day 14: Flights from Lukla - Kathmandu
We will Catch an early morning flight back to Kathmandu, where the magic all began! Once in Kathmandu, you will be transferred to your will be a gentle Hath class at the in Kathmandu.
Day 15: Farewell Travel Guest
The journey within the mountains of Nepal comes to an end today! There is nothing to do, but we just trade emails to travel companions and organize our photos. If we have more time we can do some shopping or sightseeing. At last approximately 3 hours before our scheduled flight, a representative from Nepal Trekking Routes drops you to the airport. On your way to home we will have plenty of time to plan our next adventure trip in the wonderful country of NepalGroup morning meditation, pranayama and asana class before departure!