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Overnight at Everest Base Camp

Posted on: September 15th, 2015 by admin

Join Mountain Gurus owner Dennis Broadwell this coming spring 2016! The ultimate Everest experience! Reaching Base Camp has never been more appealing. Our full service trek is truly one of earth’s most remarkable adventures. For most travelers the very thought of watching sunset over Mount Everest from Kala Patar or standing at the foot of the Khumbu Icefall at 17,600 feet is a dream come true. Everest Base Camp is situated within the Khumbu Region of Nepal and is home to the famous Sherpa people known for their friendly hospitality and fascinating culture traditions. During the trek you’ll encounter a land filled with sheer Himalayan peaks, ancient Monasteries, tales of legendary mountaineers and perhaps even the mythical Yeti. Our program allows more time for acclimatization greatly increasing your chance of completing the journey. This trek makes a great Himalayan experience for new or experienced trekkers and is surely one you’ll never forget. Learn more about our trek to Everest Base Camp!

Everest Base Camp Trek

Mountain Gurus offers three different options while trekking to Everest Base Camp. We also offer the option of staying one or two nights at Base Camp during the spring Everest climbing season. Read more about our Nepal adventures. Custom and private treks can also be arranged.

“Mountain Gurus, The very best there is. When you absolutely, positively, have to climb every peak on the planet; accept no substitutes.” Grey Y. EBC 2015

Expedition Trek • 20 days

Join our expedition and trek to Everest. Our 20-day Expedition Trek joins our 2016 Everest summit team to Base Camp during the spring climbing season. The trek begins in Kathmandu in late March and is hosted by an American mountain guide. The Expedition support trek allows for two nights at EBC and more acclimatization along the route. Trekkers often get to experience Lama Geshe in Pangboche monastery and the Puja ceremony while at Everest Base Camp. We stay at the Hotel Yak & Yeti in Kathmandu as well as The Beyul Hermitage + Farm in Chhuserma and very best family owned tea house lodges while trekking in the Khumbu. We also offer the option to climb Island Peak or Lobuche Peak following the trek. Our fall season Expedition trek follows an alternate itinerary.

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Sherpa Guided Trek • 17 days

In addition we offer our classic Sherpa guided trek during the spring and fall trekking seasons. Our 17-day Sherpa trek overnights at the Hotel Yak & Yeti in Kathmandu as well as The Beyul Hermitage + Farm in Chhuserma and very best family owned tea house lodges while trekking in the Khumbu. Plus we stay one night at Base Camp during the spring climbing season. We also offer the option of climbing Island Peak or trekking over the Cho La pass to Gokyo Lakes for more spectacular views of the Himalaya during the trek. For those will less time, we offer a shorter 13-day version of our Sherpa guided trek which hikes to Pangboche and Ama Dablam Base Camp.

Sherpa Luxury Trek • 17 days

We’re now offering a luxury version of our Sherpa guided trek (17-days in Nepal). This luxury trek stays at the Hotel Yak & Yeti in Kathmandu (3 nights), The Beyul Hermitage + Farm (luxury lodging and farm stay 1 night), the Yeti Mountain Home resort lodges (4 nights) & Everest Summit Lodges (1 night), plus one night at Everest Base Camp with our expedition climbing team during the spring trekking season. We also offer a shorter version of this trek.

Trek Overview

The ultimate Everest experience! Reaching Base Camp has never been more appealing. Our full service trek is truly one of earth’s most remarkable adventures. For most travelers the very thought of watching sunset over Mount Everest from Kala Patar or standing at the foot of the Khumbu Icefall at 17,600 feet is a dream come true. Everest Base Camp is situated within the Khumbu Region of Nepal and is home to the famous Sherpa people known for their friendly hospitality and fascinating culture traditions. During the trek you’ll encounter a land filled with sheer Himalayan peaks, ancient Monasteries, tales of legendary mountaineers and perhaps even the mythical Yeti. Our program allows more time for acclimatization greatly increasing your chance of completing the journey. This trek makes a great Himalayan experience for new or experienced trekkers and is surely one you’ll never forget. Strong hiking skills are requisite.

Why Trek to Everest Base Camp with Mountain Gurus?

Mountain Gurus founder has been guiding trips to Nepal since 1993. He believes Nepal is one of the best places on Earth to walk in the mountains. We know the Everest region and we know what makes a safe, successful and enjoyable trek. Both our Western and local Sherpa guides are friendly, knowledgeable and have vast experience leading first rate trips using the finest Tea House lodges, healthy food preparation and top-notch porter staff. Our trek provides amble time for acclimatization and allows you to trek at your own pace while photographing one of the most exciting destinations on Earth. Our trek is fully supported which means you only carry a small trekking backpack with your essential clothing and camera gear. During the spring climbing season when climbers are attempting Mount Everest we stay one-night at Everest Base Camp. While trekking we stay at the family owned Tea House lodges which provide private rooms and attached bathrooms as available, a heated dining area and adhere to hygienic food standards. In Kathmandu we stay at the historic 5 star Hotel Yak and Yeti located near Thamel. We’ll keep you safe throughout the journey as our guides are trained in altitude awareness, first aid and rescue preparedness. Mountain Gurus has one of the finest and most loyal Sherpa staff’s as we continually seek to exceed fair porter guidelines. Our experienced trek planners will make sure you have the right gear, best training and your prepared for every aspect of this remarkable journey.

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World Class Trekking Guides

Trek to the top of the world with Naga Dorgee Sherpa and Mountain Gurus founder Dennis Broadwell. These guides have committed their lives to the mountains. Naga Dorgee lives just down hill from Lukla with his lovely family where you will enjoy a taste of homespun Sherpa culture and cooking. Dennis has a passion for Nepal and has been trekking and climbing in the Himalaya since 1993 including a near ascent of Mount Everest. Join our Sherpa guided treks with Naga Dorgee or our spring Expedition trek with this tag team duo.

“A very special trip. The sight of the Himalayas is very humbling and moving and I’m from Colorado! Every turn is a photo op. Thank you Dennis for your time in putting this together. It was an experience of a lifetime and made special with your direction and our Sherpa guide Naga Dorjee. Not one detail was missed and my concerns and frankly fears faded away allowing me to fully enjoy the experience. Bravo!” Spring 2011 Jim L

Island Peak Climb

Climbing a twenty-thousand-foot trekking peak in Nepal provides for an excellent introduction into the world of Himalayan mountaineering.

Learn more about climbing Island Peak!

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