Trekking to the Everest Base Camp.

Posted Jan 2nd, 2013 under Trekking & Hiking,

Ms. Corina Mathilde from Netherlands had the trekking expedition to the Everest Base Camp with Explore Himalaya. Everest Base Camp trek is the wonderful experience in the Himalayas for altitude acclimatization and cultural exploration. The trek begins with the flight to Lukla on the first day. The Everest Base Camp trek goes through the popular gateway to the Himalayas, Namche Bazaar 3450m. The village has the mixture of traditional and modern flavors. Namche Bazaar is also a suitable location for the best views of  Mt. Kongde Ri 6,187m in the west and Mt.Thamserku 6623m on its east. Passing Namche, Everest Base Camp  trekking trial brought Corina to Tyangboche 3867m the next day. Tyangboche Monastery within the village is the biggest Buddhist Monastery in the Khumbu region. Tengboche offers the majestic views of the Himalayan Mountains including Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and Thamserku. Tyangboche Monastery stands tall at the hill which seems to be flying high across the direct axis of Imja river. After, the finest mountain scenery at Tyangboche, the trek headed towards Periche. Periche 4371m, lies above Tshola river. The village runs the hospital which also plays an important role during Himalayan rescue operations. Lobuche is the next village on the way to the Everest Base Camp. Lobuche 4940m is the last stoppage for the lodging during the trek to Everest Base Camp. The village lies very close to the foot of Khumbu glacier. Corina, stopped there for the night. Next day, Corina trekked to Gorakshep 5164m. Gorakshep is within the Sagarmatha National Park. In the recent times Gorakshep is connected to the modern amenities with satellite high speed internet access.It is the ultimate stoppage for the altitude acclimatization with the falt open space for camping. Everest Base Camp in Nepal is the South Base Camp. It is the most popular trekking route in the entire world. Every year thousands of trekkers fly to Lukla from Kathmandu for this adventurous trekking expedition in Himalayas. Ms. Corina was overwhelmed to be there with the experienced team of Explore Himalaya on November 28 2012.

 

 

Trekking to Everest Base Camp 2012

Posted Dec 30th, 2012 under Trekking & Hiking,

 

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Closer to EBC.

Everest Base Camp Trek has been one of the most popular trekking routes in Nepal. On October 5, 10 more Danish visitors arrived Nepal with the mission EBC. On 6th the group had the fabulous time visiting the major attractions of the Kathmandu city. The following day, the flight took them to one of the high attitude airports in the world: Lukla. Without wasting time their trek kicked off. Their trek along the foothills of the great Himalayan Ranges had many beautiful sides.

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Even more closer…

The traditional Sherpa villages, tranquil monasteries in the quite Himalayas, towering white Himalayas with millions of sparkles,  the clear mirror images in the Himalayan lakes and glaciers, friendly inhabitants and the feral nature looked simply outstanding. The team had an ideal itinerary. They had enough time to explore, acclimatize and rest. On the 15th the team climbed Awi Peak 5245m. Yet, the expedition had much more.

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The Himalayan glacier right at the base of Himalayas.

On 16th, our guests through our exclusive country partner Kipling Travel were at Lobuche. The 17th was a busy day. They had the high route to Gorakshep 5164m followed by the climb to Kalapattar (Black Rock) 5545m and then they climbed back to the camps at Gorakshep. Kalapattar provides the facility of viewing the Everest through the Mt. Everest Webcam situated there. On the 18th, the trekkers finally made to the Everest Base Camp 5364m. The Himalayan region in Nepal is undoubtedly, the place on earth were literally the heaven begins.

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High Altitude Sherpa Village.

After, the glorious vacation in the heavenly region within the earth, the Danish team slowly descended down back to Lukla Airport. They flew back to Kathmandu from Lukla on the 21st. After, the couple of days retreat in the city they made the exodus back home on 24th October.

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The snow paradise.

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Everest Base Camp Trek in the Himalayas

Posted Dec 28th, 2012 under Trekking & Hiking,

 

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Trial to Everest Base Camp.

Ms. Jashmin Nieport and Mr. Nilsson Erling arrived to Kathmandu Airport on November 10. The Danish visitors to Nepal through our exclusive country partner Kipling Travel were in the Himalayan nation for the trekking adventure to the Everest Base Camp. Next day, they were at the Lukla via the air route. Instantly, their trek began. That day they trekked to Monjo 2815m.

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Trekkers at Namche.

On 12th, along the path at the foothills of mighty Everest they hiked up to the famous Sherpa village Namche Bazaar 3450m. Observing the glorious Himalayan views on the bright sunny day they wind down for a day at Namche. Via Hillary Hospital through Kunde informative trekking guide Ashok Tamang escorted them to Kumjung 3791m.

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Sherpas in the Himalayan region in their traditional  dress.

The ascending trek began on 16th via Dole 4084m and Machermo 4410m to Gokyo 4750m on 18th October. Next day, at the ascent of Gokyo Ri 5483m, they had one more day rest for acclimatization. Gokyo Ri provides the most amazing views of five 8000m plus Himalayan peaks including Everest. The mesmerizing views of the Gokyo Lakes and the largest glacier, Ngozumba Glacier in the Himalayas provide the most amazing feast to the eyes.

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High altitude Camps.

Then on the 20th the trekkers marched down to Phortse 3800m. Again, after a day’s descending trial, the team started their ascending way towards Gorakshep 5184m via Periche 4243m and Lobuche 4950m. On 23rd, the Danish trekkers were camping  for the night at Gorakshep. On the 24th, the reason for the entire trek got perfect verification. They were at the Everest Base Camp 5357m.

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Everest view from  the base camp.

Their itinerary allocated the abundant time at the Base Camp. After, the rejoicing moments at EBC, the same day they marched back to camps at Gorakshep. Next day, onwards, they gradually descended down to Lukla 2835m. On 27th they were back at Lukla after the glorious trekking retreat in the spellbinding Everest region.

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Land touching the skies- Great Himalayas.

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Everest Base Camp Trek: The best vacation.

Posted Dec 16th, 2012 under Climbing & Expeditions, Trekking & Hiking, Trip Report,

 

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Highland Habitat.

Frisbaek Mark Jensen and Klint Kasper traveled a long way from Denmark to Nepal with the curious hearts. They had arranged their Everest Base Camp trek with Explore Himalaya. They took the next flight straight away to Lukla on September 20. Their trekking expedition began the same day to Monjo 2835m. Monjo is the small village in the Khumbu region just below Sagarmatha National Park.

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Wonderful moments with Himalayan glacier.

Next day, the trek continued to Namche. The rest at Namche on 22nd led the trekkers to Thame on 23rd. Thame is a small village near the Everest which lies on the salt trading route between Tibet, Nepal and India. Jensen and Kasper trekked to Khumjung via Hillary Hospital at Kunde on 24th. Passing Dole on 25th and Machermo on 26th, the Danish trekkers trekked up to Gokyo 4750m on 27th.

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Camping Village.

Gokyo is a small village, probably the highest altitude settlement which lies at the base of Mt. Gokyo Ri 5357m. Next day the trekkers moved to  Gokyo Ri. In the world’s most stunning mountain topography which is unquestionably hard but the surroundings presents more than sufficient rewards. Consider this not just as a hike but additional as one of the handpicked mountain journey.

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Wonders of Nature.

 

The hilarious views of the great mountains including Everest, Lhotse, Mera, Cho Oyu and many more no doubt have the match. The trekking trial had much more on the way. On 30th they crossed Kalapattar 5545m towards the frozen lakebed Gorakshep 5184m. On 31st October, the mission EBC got accomplished. Finally, two Danish trekkers were at Everest Base Camp 5357m.

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Perfectly arranged Himalaya range.

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Explore Himalaya: Experts to EBC.

Posted Dec 13th, 2012 under Trekking & Hiking, Trip Report,

 

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Khumbu Amadablam from Tengboche.

Five Danish trekkers straight away flew to Lukla on October 16; the day just after their arrival in Nepal. They lost no time in beginning the trek as they trekked to Monjo the same day. The Danish team had no problems at all in acclimatizing the high altitudes. They kept on ascending and descending towards the Base Camp each day. They chose the route to Pangboche via Kunde, Khumjung, Mongola and Periche. On October 21, they reached Pangboche 3985m for the good night rest. 22nd October, they hiked to Ama Dablam Base Camp 4570m.

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Lobuche.

Mount Ama Dablam 6821m is one the best permitted peaks for climbing. After the glorious views of mountain ranges from Ama Dablam Base Camp the team descended back to Pangboche. Now the team ascended back towards Pheriche 4371m from Pangboche on 23rd. On the October 24, via Tshola Tsho Lake 4533m and the Tcho La Pass the trekking trial brought them to Tughla.

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Himalayan trial.

October 25, at Lobuche 4940m and they continued towards a small village Gorakshep 5184m on October 26 after the visit of highest altitude cabinet meeting place Kalapattar 5545m . On 27th the Danish quickly ascended to EBC 5357m. At EBC,they had the most elite views of Everest and Himalaya ranges. They were busy to capture the memories at EBC into their cameras. After the rejoice at EBC, they trekked down to Lukla via Tengboche and Namche.

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Mt. Ama Dablam: Mother’s Necklace.

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