This outstanding trek to the base camp of the world''s highest
mountain will take you through the lush valleys of Sagarmatha National
Park, with time to explore its villages and monasteries. Eight of the
world's fourteen peaks that exceed 8,000m in height are situated in the
Nepalese Himalayas. The highest of them all, standing at 8,848m, is Mt.
Your trekking adventure begins at Lukla, where you will trek to the
Sherpa capital of Namche Bazaar. You will have plenty of time to
acclimatise to the altitude, following the trail across numerous rivers.
Your trek leads gradually uphill from Thyangboche, where you will reach
a highpoint at Kalapathar (5,545m) with breathtaking panoramic views of
the surrounding peaks and glaciers including Mt. Everest. Having
completed the challenge, you will have the chance to explore the city of
Kathmandu and its many temples and bazaars.