View from the flight to Lukla.
An Australian young lady Clare Bumak’s wish to trek to the EBC came true with Explore Himalaya this year. She was in Nepal during the last week of the October 2012. She enjoyed the perfect itinerary designed by Explore Himalaya. October 26, the arrival day was a rest day. She flew to Lukla and immediately began her trek to Phakding 2656m on October 28 just after a day’s sightseeing tour in Kathmandu on 27th.
God dwells here- Himalayan village, Namche.
She rested every alternate day for acclimatizing purpose after the long trek till she reached Gokyo on November 3, via Namche 3450m, Dole 4084m and Machermo 4410m. After, a day rest at the ascent of Gokyo Ri 5483m on November 4, she had four days continuous trek to the EBC.
On 5th she made up to Tragnag 4690m. Similarly, she was at Lobuche 4928m on 6th and on 7th she was preety close to EBC at Gorakshep 5184m. After covering the distance of 173 meters on 8th, she was at the EBC 5357m.
The same day she made the descending move towards Lukla following the different route. She finally was at Lukla on October 11, via Pangboche 3985m. She had the two flights, first on 12th to Kathmandu and next on 13th to back home.
Camps at EBC.
Dolpo requires some extra logsistics and Pemba made all necessary arrangements. We also benefited. Both treks were wonderful! from having a local guide- Baba –in Mustang- as this is more of a cultural trek-his personal knowledge was useful.
We work with the motto "Tourism for Development". Explore Himalaya Community Service Project was conceived to empower underprivileged segments of Nepal.