Everest Base Camp Yoga Trek

Trip Duration 18 Days
Destination Nepal
Trip Grade Moderate
Activity Yoga & Meditation
Transportation Private Vehicle / Aeroplane
Accomodation Hotel + Lodges
Meals Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
Max. Altitude 5,545 M
Max. Group Size 12
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Everest Base Camp Yoga Trek as a Spiritual Awakening. Nepal, known to many as a trekker’s paradise, offers a charming Himalayan view combined with golden temples, scenic hill villages, and jungle wildlife. The Nepal Himalaya is the ultimate travel destination for mountain lovers.
Known as the land of gods and goddesses, Nepal holds many temples for Hindus and Buddhists. Ancient temples still stand in many corners of the towns of Kathmandu, Patan, and Bhaktapur. What is more amazing in this country is that despite the difference in religion, there has never been any conflict in their spiritual practice. Hindus would worship at the Buddhist temple and Buddhist would do the same.
Trekking in the Himalayas
Boasting the world’s highest mountain, Nepal is a country of adventure for outdoor lovers and mountaineers. Fantastic trekking experience awaits every individual with so many mountains and towering snowy summits. There are the 7132-meter Mount Api, the 8586-meter Kanchenjunga, and the looping trek encircling the Annapurna Range. Of course, the most loved and most challenging of them all is the Mt. Everest, which stands at 8848 meters.
Everest Base Camp (ECB), also known as the “tent city”, is the most highly recognized trekking destinations in the world. Here, mountaineers making an attempt to reach the summit set up tents and sleeping bags. With the destination’s popularity, trekking services and infrastructures have increased over the years. There are lodges and modern luxuries available at the Base Camp that include hot showers, Wi-Fi, trekking and tour packages, yoga lessons, massages, and more.
Yoga as a Spiritual Discipline
Yoga, by definition, means to connect or unite. More than just a physical exercise, it cultivates your inner soul and enhances overall wellness. It improves your body strength, relieves stress, sharpens the mind, and calms the nervous system. For many people, yoga is practiced to enhance their inner spirituality. Yoga is a mental practice that goes deeper than just having a toned body and perfect abs. When you practice yoga, you become aware of the spirit or the energy within you. You cultivate a sense of mindfulness to that greater driving force, a motivation or logic behind why we think and do what we do.
It is known in the yoga culture that Shiva is the first guru or the first yogi. Shiva was happy no matter what state he was in – whether he was dancing or just sitting still. His first teaching to his wife and consort Parvathi was all about intimacy-- being graceful and radiant. Intimacy in yoga does not mean sexuality; it refers to conformity and acceptance. The second teaching was extended to the Sapta Rishis. It taught the fundamental processes of life – gaining mastery over the process of creation and detachment.
Everest Base Camp Yoga Trek
Everest Base Camp Yoga Trek is a trekking package for enthusiasts who dream of reaching the summit. Yoga trekking packages are offered if you want to add yoga to your routine. The Day Tours Nepal, for instance, offers an 18-days Yoga Trek. The yoga trek allows you to developmental, physical, and spiritual awareness all throughout your journey to the peak of the Himalayas.  

Trip Highlights

  • Incredibly beautiful walk through a serene.
  • Breathtaking Himalayan Views of the Khumbu range
  • Amazing Landscapes, Mountain villages
  • Yoga and Meditation practice in nature and mountains
  • Everlasting memories of walk, yoga, nature and Himalayan views to cherish
  • Heritage sites visit, Yoga philosophy
  • Yoga in the Mountains

Trip Itinerary:

  • Day 01:Arrival at Kathmandu Upon your arrival at the Kathmandu airport, you will be greeted by a representative from Day Tours Nepal and transfer to your hotel. Welcome drinks upon arrival at the hotel, free time until 6 pm. Evening welcome dinner in a traditional Nepali Restaurant with authentic Nepali cuisine and cultural program.Overnight in Kathmandu Hotel.
  • Day 02:Kathmandu City Sightseeing and Trek Preparation. After breakfast proceed our short guided sightseeing tour at the Swayambhunath Temple. After
    Swoyambhunath temple, we will visit another UNESCO World Heritage sites Patan Durbar Square, and
    the land of Lord Shiva (Pashupatinath), while sightseeing we will stop for Yoga and meditation. We will focus in Pashupatinath (shiva temple) for yoga and meditation. In the evening trekking guide will check your hiking gears and help you to get any gears for this Everest Base Camp Yoga Hiking Retreat. Yoga instructor will be with joining with us entire day.
  • Day 03:Fly to Lukla and Trek to Phakding (2,652m), 3 hours of walk Wake Up early morning to take a flight to Lukla, you will receive a packed breakfast. From the Kathmandu
    domestic airport, we will take 40 - 45 minutes flight to Lukla (9,186ft). Enjoy one of the most beautiful air
    routes in the world on a hillside surrounded by mountainous peaks. We will meet the rest of our crew
    members at the Lukla airport, a gateway destination from where our trek begins. A gentle walk to Phakding
    village through Chaurikharka village, Mt. Khumbila, and monastery. Evening yoga and meditation season.
  • Day 04:Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m), 6 hours walk. This is the day that you hear the most is the trek into Namche Bazaar, walking through a beautiful pine
    forest Dudh Koshi River and go on passing Chumoa to Monjo, and the entrance to Everest National Park.
    Then after crossing a suspension bridge, we pass Jorsale village and walk alongside the Dudh Koshi and
    Bhote Koshi rivers. The path to Namche is very well traveled so you'll continually come across locals, other
    tourists and then continue traffic of Yaks and porter. It is infamous for its long consistent steep inclines
    uphill brings us to the prime heartland of Sherpa village - Namche Bazaar. At one hour’s distance to
    reaching Namche Bazaar, we can view the sights of Mt. Everest and Mt. Lhotse. Overnight in Namche
    Bazaar.
  • Day 05:Acclimatization, hike to Everest view hotel (3,900m) 3 - 4 hours walk. There are plenty of things to do around Namche Bazaar, we wake up to another spectacular morning and
    view from our room and sun rose of the breathtaking mountains. Let us make you clear something up that is
    a big misunderstanding about the Acclimatization day. Acclimatization day is not a rest day, it is something
    completely different so don’t think that after the huge climb of getting into Namche Bazaar you’ll spend
    today lazing around the lodges or shopping in local stores. Our team will take you to explore the real charm
    of Namche Bazaar. So after breakfast, we will start the gentle hike up to Everest view hotel where we can
    see the views of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Kongde and so on. Back to
    Namche.
  • Day 06:Namche Trek to Tengboche (3,870m), 5 hours walk. After breakfast in Namche Lodges, we set off for our next destination Tengboche. A Gentle climb up to the
    Namche top and we will have all the pleasure en route with the majestic views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse,
    Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam and Thamserku peak. The trail is smooth with few ups and downs up to
    Kyangjuma. We are least bothered about the trail as the majestic views of the Himalayas makes our
    expedition full of excitement. After Kyangjuma the trail is downhill a bit and we will cross the Dudh Kosi
    River and then a gentle climb up to Tengboche. Tengboche is a wonderful place to have scenic views of Mt.
    Everest, Mt. Nuptse and Mt. Ama Dablam. It has the biggest Buddhist monastery called Tengboche Monastery
    (3860m).
  • Day 07:Tengboche Trek to Dingboche (4,410m), 5 hours walk. This is another best place to wake up early morning with the spectacular view of Mountains surrounding you. From the Monastery, you will hear the early morning chanting by the Monks which make your morning blessed and peaceful.l Along the way Mt. Amadablam will be smiling on our right side. We will pass through Imja River, chortens, stupas, small villages, tea houses and people working on their farm. Pretty much
    easier trail and after crossing Pheriche pass a gentle uphill which makes you feel like now you are adjusting to the altitude. Overnight at Dingboche.
  • Day 08:Rest day in Dingboche. We will start hike after breakfast around Dingboche or Guide will decide to take the Chukkung village. Carry water with you and porters will not join for this short hike.
  • Day 09:Dingboche Trek to Lobuche (4,910m), 5 -6 hours walk. Today you might feel some breathing disorder while crossing the Thugla pass due to the altitude but no need to panic. From Dingboche to Thugla trails is gentle but the 1 hr Thugla pass makes you quite tired but after crossing the pass the trail is smooth. We continue our expedition until we reach Lobuche which is our destination for today. We might feel some breathing disorder due to high altitude but still, there is no need to panic. Overnight at guesthouse, inclusive of full board meals.
  • Day 10:Trek to Gorakshep (5,180m) Hike to Everest Base Camp (5,400m) & return to Gorak Shep, 8-9 hours walk. Today the trails to Gorakshep heads through the sidelong moraine of the Khumbu Glacier. On our way to
    Gorakshep, we will see the north ridge of Mt. Everest along with Mt. Pumori, Mt. Mahalangur, Mt. Nuptse
    etc. While climbing the Changri Glacier we have the first glimpse of Kala Patthar (5,545 M). From Lobuche to
    Gorakshep is about 3 hrs walk after reaching to Gorakshep we still continue our trekking expedition to reach
    Everest Base Camp. Appx 3 hrs to reach the Everest Base Camp and almost the trail is Up and Down. Spend
    about an hour to take photos and see the place where the Everest Expedition begins. It's quite tiring day but
    full of excitement and we will be touching the dreaming spot Everest Base Camp, overnight at Gorakshep.
  • Day 11:Gorakshep to Kala Pattar (5,545m) - Gorakshep - Pheriche (4,210m), 8-9 max hours walk. The final height point Kalapattar hike starts early morning to catch the spectacular view of Mt. Everest and
    other Himalayan ranges from Kalapattar. The morning will be cold so we all have to wear warm clothes to
    protect ourselves from the cold. Enjoy the panoramic mountain views and sunrise and this is the best
    memorable morning in your entire Everest Base Camp Trek. After enjoying the morning view we will hike
    back to Gorakshep for breakfast and also trek back to another destination Pheriche. Overnight at Pheriche.
  • Day 12:Pheriche Trek to Khumjung (3,900m), 6 hours walk. After our morning breakfast we hike to another town Khumjung, Khumjung is famous for Yeti Scalp.
    Also famous for Sir, Edmund Hillary memorial school, and the Monastery.
  • Day 13:Trek to Manjo (2,740m), 6 hours walk. From Khumjung to Namche is a different trail but when the trail meets Namche we will be hiking through the
    same route which we had started earlier. Overnight at Monjo Village.
  • Day 14:Trek to Lukla (2,800m), 5 hours walk. Today is the final day to wrap up our Everest Base Camp Trek, easy trek up to Lukla. Here we are saying bye
    to Sherpa’s and crew who helped us in our Everest Base Camp Trekking Expedition. Rugged Trails Nepal
    strongly request to all our trek members to give tips to Sherpa’s because this is what they expect at the end
    after the successful trip. Evening enjoys the last moment with Sherpa’s and packs for tomorrow early
    morning flight back to Kathmandu.
  • Day 15:Fly back to Kathmandu. Here we are saying bye bye to the Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary airport after our breakfast. A scenic
    flight to Kathmandu, the guide will transfer to your hotel. This is one buffer day too because sometime Lukla - Kathmandu flight might be cancelled due to the bad weather. You can enjoy on your own with massage and shopping.
  • Day 16:Kathmandu - Namobuddha Monastery. A peaceful relaxing meditation inside the monastery after our breakfast. 2 hrs drive from Kathmandu to eat, sleep, and meditate with monks.
  • Day 17:Namobuddha - Bhaktapur - Kathmandu. Farewell dinner.
  • Day 18:Final Departure Transferred to the international airport on your flight schedule and if some have extra days in Nepal they can
    continue with other activities. If any help is needed for further plans feel free to contact Day Tours Nepal Team.

Cost Includes

  • Full Board base (breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) in Trekking.
  • Domestic (KTM - LUKLA - KTM) airfare as per itinerary.
  • Certified International Yoga Instructor 
  • Yoga mat for each member but it's better to bring your own.
  • Accommodation during the trek (local lodge).
  • The government registered English speaking local expert guide, porters.
  • Sagarmatha National park fees, TIMS Card, Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Entrance Fees
  • Duffel bags and sleeping bags
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu on twin sharing with breakfast.
  • Guided Tour in the city with the Expert tour guide.
  • Welcome and farewell dinner in Kathmandu city
  • Equipment clothing for porter & staffs.
  • Insurance for all staff & porters.
  • Private transportation to and from the starting and ending points of the trek
  • First Aid Kit for Everest Base Camp Yoga Hiking Retreat Nepal.
  • Updated Everest Base Camp Trekking Map.
  • Salary, allowances, expenses & insurance for all staff including porters

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal visa - Multiple Entrée 30 days - USD 40
  • Lunch & dinner during in Kathmandu except for welcome and farewell dinner.
  • Extra baggage charges
  • Personal gears & clothing (available for hire)
  • Tips for Guide and Porters
  • Any expenses incurred in emergency evacuation/roadblock due to any reason
  • Table drinks, snacks while walking
  • Personal insurance, medical evacuation in case of emergency.
  • Service other then mentioned above
  • International airfare, hot shower, battery charge (during the trek), telephone etc….
  • Items of personal nature expenses such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry, mineral water

Equipment List

Trekking Equipment

Obviously you will be in higher elevation while trekking in Nepal. The weather will be different in every region but also have to pack the proper trekking equipment. Day Tours Nepal is selling Nepal’s Top Best selling treks and all are Tea-house Trekking so you don’t need to think of Camping gears.

While buying clothing please pick warm clothing especially during the winter season (Dec-Feb) in Nepal. We also suggest you to get the proper light backpack and have enough space to pack your stuff. If you are confused to buy the Trekking gears than no worries you can buy the Trekking equipment in Nepal too.

We recommend you to get check the below list for Trekking in Nepal.

Clothing

  • Warm jacket – down jacket, if possible.
  • Water and windproof jacket (alternatively bring a poncho or umbrella)
  • Long sleeved synthetic fleece (windproof material, if possible)
  • Thermal underwear
  • Hat, pair of gloves and scarf
  • Comfortable hiking trousers (loose fitting)
  • Shorts and trousers, or skirt
  • 2 pairs of warm wool-blend socks
  • 2 pairs of running socks or liner socks
  • Proper hiking boots
  • Running shoes and flip-flops
  • 2-3 t-shirts

During winter season, additional clothing’s may include:

  • The outer jacket should be warm, down jacket is highly recommended during winter season
  • Bring a pair of warm winter trousers, in addition to the hiking trousers
  • Bring at least one windproof layer of clothes, helping to reduce any chill factor influence.
  • Snow gaiters

Trekking Gear

  • Pair of polarizing sun-glasses (to be comfortable and to avoid potential snow-blindness)
  • Backpack and backpack cover (against rain and dust)
  • Map of the trekking area (Day Tours Nepal will proivde Trekking Map so you don't need to buy)
  • Head torch, or small torch, plus spare batteries
  • Sleeping bag and silk liner
  • 2 x water bottles
  • Miscellaneous
  • Toiletries
  • A small light weight and quick drying towel
  • Bar of soap
  • Sunscreen (SPF +20)
  • Earplugs
  • Insect repellants (for lower elevations)

First aid kid

  • Water purification tables or a water filter
  • Some Diamox pills against potential altitude sickness (if going beyond 3,500+ m elevations)
  • Toilet paper
  • Optional items
  • Camera, battery etc
  • Altimeter
  • Compass
  • Binoculars
  • Books/magazines
  • Trekking poles
  • GPS unit
  • Padlocks for guest house rooms and bags
  • Sewing/repair kit
  • Pocket knife
  • Candles (for lodges)
  • Dairy or notebook plus pencil/pen

Fixed Departure Dates

  • If there will be less than 10 members, yoga trek will be canceled or normal trekking will be organized.
  • In some cases Day Tours Nepal will organize the Everest Yoga Trek in Classic routes with Local Yoga Instructor.
  • Kathmandu - Lukla or Lukla - Kathmandu flight may cancelled due to the bad weather, we request you to put 1 buffer day. 
Start Date End Date Cost Status Booking
07 October, 2018 24 October, 2018 US $1755 Guaranteed Book Now

Usefull Info

Nepal Visa & Trek Permits
A valid permit is required for Nepal visa, upon your arrival at the Nepal airport. Carry 1 extra photographs for Nepal visa Two passports size photographs for trek permits. 

Helpful Tips For Everest Base Camp Yoga Retreat Nepal. 
Always carry Nepalese rupees in small bills on your trek. The amount of care depends on the area and the duration of the trek. A guideline for this will be presented during our trek briefing. The money will only be required for the purchase of soft/hard bottled drinks and souvenirs along the way. Other money and valuables should be kept in a safe deposit box in your hotel in Kathmandu.

Altitude sickness a serious consideration if you are climbing or trekking in Nepal and it is essential that you investigate the causes, symptoms, and treatment of altitude sickness before you travel to Nepal. There are approximately three deaths per year in Nepal from altitude sickness, but with the right precautions, there is no reason why you should become one of these statistics.
Acclimatizations the word used to describe the adjustments your body makes as it ascends. You should adjust your schedule so that you average no more than 400 meters per day of ascent above 3,000 meters. If you fail to allow time for acclimatization, you may develop symptoms of Attitude mountaineering System. The AMS may be mild enough to go away with a days rest or if ignored may lead to death. All that is required to ensure a safe trek is basic awareness of AMS, and a willingness to rest or descend if you develop symptoms. Day Tours Nepal designed itinerary based on elevation.

Additional information
For more information ask your questions directly to Day Tours Nepal who will be happy to assist you.

Booking Conditions:
Payment
25 % amount of the total payment should be paid as an advance while booking our services. It assures he trip and we can book flight tickets and book the hotels. The rest of the money can be paid on your arrival in Nepal. The bank charge should be paid by yourself at the time of deposit.

Cancellation
Once you book Everest Base Camp Yoga Hiking Retreat, your trip deposit or full amount will not be refund. If the trip is cancelled due to the number of people or which is related with Day Tours Nepal than company will refund full amount.  

Accepted payment methods
Cash, Credit card (4% extra charge of using your credit card should be covered by yourselves)

Travel insurance information
Travel insurance should be done by you in your own country, without insurance we we will not accept booking. Suggested Travel insurance Worldnomads

Yoga Instructor 
Yoga practice and the instructor style will be different than you are learning back your home. It's a group trip so instructor will only teach on his way, be clear this is not a private yoga retreat.

IMPT: Guide & Yoga Instructor Right

Once the trip departed from Kathmandu, guide will have rights to change and take over the itinerary to modify in case. It's a group tour if someone goes aggressive and don't follow the Guide and Yoga Instructor, both of them has rights to take you out from the trip. At that time Day Tours Nepal will not take any kind of responsibility and refunds.

Unexpected Conditions 

Day Tours Nepal haven't faced this kind of situation yet but in case of any unexpected situations like if our Yoga Instructor gets sick while doing the trip we cannot send Yoga Instructor in mountains within days. In this situations, the trip will go in normal trekking way. We are human anything can happen in mountains without knowing, but our Yoga Instructors are well known for Yoga Hikes in Nepal Himalayas. 

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Trip Cost USD $1755 - INR ₹105795 P/P

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