Everest Base Camp Yoga Trek

Yoga Trek
Trip Days
14 Days
Max. Elevation
5,545 meters M
Lodging
hotel/teahouses
Difficulty
Moderate
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Transportation
Flight/car

Trip Overview

Everest Base Camp Yoga Trek

Overview

Mount Everest is the World’s highest peak in Nepal, which is 8,848 meters from sea level. Everest, raised to the highest point, is known as the top of the world. Everest resides within the Mahalangur Himalayan range. It is located within the perimeter of Sagarmatha National Park, Solukhumbhu District of Eastern Nepal. The Everest Base Camp is approximately 200 kilometers from the Kathmandu Valley. Chomolungma is the Tibetan name of Everest which means ‘Holy mother’. Sagarmatha is the Nepali name of Everest which means ‘Head of the Sky’.

Altitude sickness, weather challenges, strong winds, and avalanches are some of the dangers of the Everest Region. Despite the challenge, the Everest region invites thousands of adventure lovers from all over the world.

Tenzing Norgay Sherpa of Nepal and Edmund Hillary of New Zealand were the first to reach the top of Everest in 1953 AD and descend alive. We will need to take a special permit to enter the Everest region from the Sagarmatha National Park.

There is very little to no vegetation in the Everest region. Yaks are common animals seen in this region and they are used to carrying things, They can carry up to 100kg and have very thick fur and large lungs. Yaks, Himalayan Tahr, Himalayan Black Bear, snow Leopard, and red pandas are the common animals found in the region.

Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the most popular trekking destinations in the world. Yoga practice during the trek keeps your body at ease to prepare your body and mind to witness the glory of the Everest region. This trek offers a beautiful landscape, vibrant Sherpa culture, enchanting mountains, and glaciers. Trekking to the Everest Base camp is a once-in-a-lifetime experience to realize heaven on earth.

What exactly you will get to see, feel and experience within you during the trek is indescribable in words in this overview. Let BMS Adventures serve you in your life-changing Everest Base Camp Yoga trek experience.

Why choose the Everest Base Camp Yoga trek?

  • Daily morning yoga classes as per your level of practice to prepare your day for a hike
  • Daily evening mindfulness and relaxation practice for peaceful night sleep
  • Experience of being on the Lap of the top of the world
  • Magnificent view of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Thamserku, and more.
  • A magical morning at Kalapatthar with an incredible sunrise
  • Visit historical monasteries in the Everest region
  • Spiritual talks and exploration with Yoga teacher/guru

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m)

On the day of your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu one of our team BMS members will be there to welcome you. You will be taken to your hotel, where you may check in. You will be provided with a short overview of your trek from tomorrow. As there will be no planned activities for today you may relax in your hotel room or stroll around the hotel. Your overnight stay will be in a hotel. B.B. Plan.

Day 02: Fly to Lukla (2840m) and Trek to Phakding(2610m) Duration: 3-4 hrs

We will take an early morning 30-minute flight to Tenzing Hillary Airport in Lukla. Which is the airport located at the highest altitude in the world. Your flight experience to Lukla will be the most scenic yet thrilling. Today will be your first day in the mountains. Today’s Yoga session and meditation session will be at the destination. From Lukla airport, we will hike towards Phakding, which is our destination for tonight’s stay. Overnight stay at guest house. Full board plan.

Day 03: Phakding to Namche Bazar (3440m) Duration: 5-6 hrs

You will wake up with the cool mountain breeze and your day will start with a much-needed yoga stretch. After having a delicious breakfast in Phakding we will head to our next destination. After breakfast, we will trail towards Namche Bazar traversing the Rhododendron forest. We will walk along amazing scenery such as the Dudh Koshi River, Bhote Koshi River, and many more.

Namche Bazar, the historic Sherpa settlement in the lap of mountains, will warmly welcome us. Namche Bazar is known as the gateway to Everest. We will end our day with relaxing stretches and meditation. Overnight stay will be at the Guest house. Full Board Plan.

Day 04: Acclimatization Day Duration: 4-5 hrs

We will acclimatize today and begin our day with Morning Yoga Session.

As an acclimatization day, we will stroll around the Namche Bazar. We will have an easy day hike to Everest View Hotel to see Mt. Everest including other eye-catching mountain views. Another purpose of a hike is to adjust your body in high elevation or to stay away from altitude sickness. The other highlight of the day is exploring Sherpa culture and visiting Khude and Kumjung Village. Return to Namche Bazar again. An evening with mindfulness and meditation. Our overnight stay will be at the Guest House in Namche. Full Board Plan.

Day 05: Namche to Tengboche (3860m) Duration: 4-5 hrs

We will welcome our day in the mountains with a Morning Yoga Class. After breakfast, we will start our day ascending to our next destination. we will walk along the Dudh Koshi River and the fascinating forest of Rhododendrons; the national flower of Nepal. We will get a chance to see multi-color pheasants, musk deer, Himalayan Thar, and more along the trekking path. We will even get to see one of the largest monasteries in the Khumbu Region; Tengbuche Monastery. Obviously, we will be seeing pearly mountains one after another throughout the day. We will wrap our day in Tengboche with Evening Meditation. Overnight at Guest House in Tengboche. Full Board Plan

Day 06: Tengboche to Dingboche (4410m) Duration: 5-6 hrs

As we ascend risk of having altitude sickness increases thus we will begin our day with Morning Yoga practice. We will have our warm and delicious breakfast at the hotel then we will head towards our today’s destination. As altitude climbs up terrain looks drier and the wind hits harder. Another adventurous day but you will be rewarded with picturesque glittering mountains and vibes of warm-hearted people. We will pass through one of the biggest Sherpa of the Khumbu region; Pangbouche village. With further walk from Pangbouche, we will step into Dingboche. Before sleep, we will practice mindfulness. Our overnight stay will be at the Guest House in Dingboche. Full Board Plan.

Day 07: Hike to Chhukung Ri (5550m) for the panoramic view and return to Dingboche. 7-8 hrs

It’s a rest day in the mountains and we will start with a Morning Yoga session. Here we will have another acclimatization day to adjust our bodies to the climate. To utilize this day properly we will take a hike to Chhukung Ri to have a peaceful panoramic view of hills, gorges, and tiny valleys. Then back to Dingboche. We will prepare for sleep after Evening meditation and chanting. Overnight at Guest House. Full Board Plan.

Day 08: Dingboche to Lobuche (4910m) Duration: 5-6 hrs

We will start the day with a Morning Yoga Session before heading to Lobuche.

After two days’ stay at Dingboche, we will go to our next destination Lobuche. Today’s trek will be adventurous because of the steep terrain to walk through but we will be safely guarded by the magnanimous scenery en route. We will practice Evening meditation sessions to make our stay peaceful at Lobuche. Our overnight stay will be at the Guest House. Full Board Plan.

Day 09: Lobuche to Gorakshep (5140m.)- (EBC 5,364m.) 7-8 hours walk

This is an important day for trekkers as we are going to see Everest Base Camp today. The morning Yoga session will be followed by a warm breakfast at Lobuche. We will walk towards Gorakashep from Lobuche, and rest our bags there. With a small backpack with water, we will then head towards Everest Base Camp. It is an adventurous and exciting day. Mighty mountain view, delightful glaciers, and strong wind you will remember from here. Tonight we are sleeping at the highest altitude in Gorakshep. After having a wonderful day we will be back to Gorakeshep. We will do evening meditation for a restful night. Overnight at Guest House. Full Board Plan.

Day 10: Early Morning hike to Kalapathar (5545m.) for sunrise view and panoramic view of Everest Himalayan range then trek down to Pheriche (4240m.)7-8 hours walk

Today is the most important and awaited day in the trekker’s life. Early Morning you will be heading up to Kalapathar; which means Black Rock. Kalapatthar is an amazing viewpoint of the Himalayas of this region. We can witness stunning sunrise over Mt. Everest and spectacular views of other colossal mountains. After spending a quality and unforgettable time at Kalapathar, you will hike down to Gorakshep and practice Yoga. After a delicious breakfast, we will head down to Pheriche. The day will end with an Evening meditation session. Overnight at Guest House. Full Board Plan.

Day 11: Pheriche to Namche(3,440m.) 6-7 hours walk

The day will start with a morning Yoga Session.

After breakfast, we start our journey to Namche, which takes approximately 6-7 hours from Pheriche. You will have ups and downs during the walking and Of course with beautiful natural scenery. Evening Meditation Sessions at Namche before sleep will be soulful. Overnight at Guest House. Full Board Plan.

Day 12: Namche- Lukla(2840m.) 6-7 hours walk

The last day at Namche will begin with a morning yoga session. It’s time to say goodbye to Namche, the most beautiful Himalayan town in Khumbu Region. We will have a similar trail to other days. We will be walking through forests up and down the trekking trails, crossing the suspension bridge, and many more significant monuments and impressive Sherpa village. The last night in the mountains will end with an Evening Meditation Session. Overnight at Guest House. Full Board Plan.

Day 13: Back to Kathmandu (1350m.)

We will have our morning yoga session as per our flight schedule. We can say goodbye to the mountain for the time being. There will be 30 30-minute scenic flight back to Kathmandu. You will be driven to your Hotel. Overnight at hotel. B.B. Plan.

Day 14: Leisure day

You will have a final yoga session today to drop the tiredness of the trek. In case of a flight cancellation from Lukla to Kathmandu, it’s an extra day. You can use this day for any purpose on request. Overnight at hotel. B.B. Plan

Day 15: Departure

Our fourteen-day adventure is over today and it’s time to send you home with a baggage of adventurous memory as a gift. One of our team BMS will be there to pick you up from your hotel to the airport. We will depart with the hope of meeting again, may you have a safe flight home.

Includes/Excludes

What’s Included?

  • Flight to Lukla and back to Kathmandu
  • Airport Pick up and Drop off
  • Accommodations in Kathmandu hotel
  • Twin-sharing accommodation during the trek
  • Guide and other staff’s s meals, accommodation, emolument, and insurance
  • All government taxes, permits, and TIMS fees
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Activities mentioned in the itinerary
  • Experienced English-speaking trekking guide, one potter for two trekkers, and proficient Yoga Teacher/Guru

What’s Excluded?

  • Meals not specified in the menu inclusion of itinerary
  • Regarding your travel Insurance; we recommend you make sure, you have enough coverage in case of a medical emergency in Nepal and emergency evacuation needed
  • Airfare from your country to Nepal
  • Nepal entry visa
  • Any hot or cold drinks and alcohol
  • Any personal expenses such as phone bills, bar bills, room services, and laundry
  • Hot shower during the trek
  • Personal trekking apparatus like sticks, boots, sleeping bags, etc
  • Tips and gratuities for trekking staff, guide, yoga guru, and drivers
  • Expenses of emergency medical service and evacuation due to any health reason
  • Additional trekking or tour packages

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Useful Info

What to pack in your bag?

If you are planning your trip to a Himalayan country you should consider packing some warm clothes. in mountain weather keeps changing, we can find different weather on the same day. Weather in mountains tends to be windy to sunny to wet so we have listed a few things as a checklist for you.

For head:

  • hat or p-cap to prevent the face from sunburn
  • woolen cap to keep warmth
  • scarf or muffler
  • the face mask as a virus precaution and protects your nose from heavy wind
  • sunglasses to protect the eyes and to see better in mountain

For feet and hands

  • warm gloves
  • Sandal and sneakers
  • Thin cotton socks and thick woolen socks

Trekking special items

  • sticks (which you can hire at Thamel, Kathmandu as well)
  • Waterproof thin jacket
  • Windproof down jacket
  • Stretchable and warm trousers
  • breathable cotton t-shirts and pullovers
  • breathable cotton thermal wear
  • hiking shorts
  • Trekking boot
  • comfortable backpack and duffle bag
  • Sleeping bag (lightweight and appropriate for zero or below temperature)

Others:

  • tissue papers
  • sunscreens
  • shampoo and soaps
  • moisturizers
  • towels
  • inner garments
  • Reusable water bottle useful for hot and cold water
  • medicines (if you are taking any medicines or supplements)
  • other personal belongings

Food during the trek

Any kind of food is available during the trek. Guesthouses have a menu that consists of both international cuisine and local Nepali cuisine. You can also try new cuisine which you haven’t tried before. Here are a few breakfast, lunch, and dinner options that are commonly found during the trek.

Breakfast

We can have a wide range of options for breakfast such as omelets, bread, cornflakes, cookies, oats, pancakes, milk, tea, coffee, hot lemon, boiled or fried beans, etc. Somewhere you get traditional breakfast items such as Gurung bread (a famous breakfast in the Annapurna region), cell roti, puri, roti curry, etc.

Lunch and Dinner

Traditional Nepali lunch and dinner is Nepali khana consisting of Lentil soup, Rice, curry, pickle, and some salad. There is a famous saying around trekking areas “Dal Bhat power twenty-four hour” which means Nepali khana’s strength remains for twenty-four hours. For instance, other than Nepali khana you can have varieties for lunch like; pizza, momo, chowmein, fried rice, noodles, spaghetti, soups, naan roti, etc. The lunch and dinner menus look similar you can choose as per your comfort, and preference.

Note: If you are vegan or in any diet restriction or allergic to anything, let your trek guide know beforehand.

FAQ

I am beginner yoga practitioner, can I join?

Absolutely, you can join us. This package is for everyone beginner, intermediate, and advanced yoga practitioners. Our experienced yoga teacher will guide you through a beginner yoga practitioner level.

Is there a less chance of Altitude sickness with Yoga?

What will be the temperature of the Everest Base Camp?

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