Everest Base Camp Trek from Shivalaya - 19 Days

  • Duration: 19 Days
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Group: 1 - 25 people
  • Max Altitude: 5,545m
  • Best Time Feb - May, Sep - Dec
  • Pick-up: Private Vehicle

Highlights

  • An exciting jeep drives from Kathmandu valley to Shivalaya.
  • Crosses the suspension bridges and mountains passes.
  • Explore the largest monastery and Sherpa museum.
  • Visit the Dolakha, Ramechhap, and Solukhumbu with high Mountain regions of Nepal.
  • Beautiful settlements of Shivalaya, Phakding, Namche, and Dingboche.
  • The fantastic traditional culture and landscapes of Everest Valley.
  • Amazing Khumbu glacier and Icefalls zone.
  • Discover the EBC (5,336m) and climb to the magical viewpoint of Kala Patthar (5,545m).
  • Diverse flora and fauna in Sagarmatha National Park.
  • Wonderful Himalayan views of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Island Peak, Mera Peak, Lobuche, and many more peaks.

About Everest Base Camp Trek from Shivalaya

One of the most popular classic routes Shivalaya to Everest Base Camp trek is the best option to get the wonderful experience of the wide Everest range with beautiful Khumbu valley which lies in the northeast part of Nepal as well as explore the timeless and historic trail by following Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Sir Edmund Hillary. The Shivalaya and Jiri famous as Switzerland of Himalayan Nepal is the most favored route for climbers. This Everest Base Camp Trek from Shivalaya/Jiri provide you to discover the Buddhist monasteries, diverse flora and fauna, traditional local villages, their culture, lifestyle, deep gorges, alpine forests, suspension bridges, icefalls, glacier lake, Everest range, Khumbu zone, and majestic mountain that stands 8848m tall. Everest Base Camp Trek from Shivalaya is an amazing trail that you can found from Lukla likes a historical adventurous footpath, lush forests, a culturally diverse lower part society, attraction landscapes, and panoramic view of mountains.

Trekking to Mount Everest Base Camp from Shivalaya is a unique and fantastic route for adventure lovers trekkers who wanna interest to touch the path of Dolakha, Ramechhap, and Solukhumbu with high Mountain regions of Nepal. Shivalaya (1,700m) is the major gateway to Everest Base Camp Trek as the ancient culture of this valley and Lustrous hills and picturesque view make this trail iconic. This adventures long trek is enticing with culturally and beauty of the Himalayas which make your lifetime experience. Everest region is popularly known for the home of Mount Everest and this Shivalaya to Everest Base Camp Trek is the combination of Tibetan Buddhist culture, Himalayan Sherpa home, enthralling mountain views, and wide Khumbu glacier and icefalls zone. The trek route takes us through the magical valleys, peaceful landscapes, green pine forests, amazing views of many peak giants, wonderful nature, Sherpa villages, many monasteries, prayer flags, prayer wheels, main wall, bridges, glacier lakes, and mountain rocky trail. 

Our 19 Days Everest Base Camp Trek from Shivalaya Itinerary include visiting the world heritage sites sight-seeing tour in Kathmandu then take a scenic around 9-10 hours long drive to Shivalaya where we start our trek. Trekking from Shivalaya you have a great opportunity to see the lovely scenery of the countryside, the lower region's fantastic culture, mountains hills Passes, the mystical rhododendron forest, a local monastery, and glimpse mountains. After leaving the beautiful ethnic settlements of Sete (2645m), Junbesi (2700m), KhariKhola (1985m), and Surkhe (2290m) then the trail enters the home of rare flora and fauna in Sagarmatha National Park.

Every step makes you feel nearer to the almighty Mount Everest, likewise, you walk along with the popular Sherpa villages of Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, and Dingboche where you can discover the exciting Sherpa culture, their lifestyle, warm hospitality, Tibetan Buddhism, ancient school, and hundreds of years old history. The trek passes the massive Khumbu valley and Glacier zone before arriving at the mesmerizing Base Camp of Mount Everest as well as our team hike to the Famous Kalapatthar (5,550m) viewpoint, special it up-close offers unforgettable surrounding mountain views of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Island Peak, Mera Peak, Lobuche, and many more peaks and golden sunrise & Sunset at Mount Everest.

Itinerary

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Today is the first day of this trek. After having breakfast at Kathmandu Hotel, you take a scenic around 7 to 8 hours drive to Shivalaya with a guide as well as see the wonderful mountain views of Langtang, Dorjee Lakpa, and Ganesh. The drive passes the beautiful landscapes, hills, and valley of Sun Koshi then you arrive at Shivalaya village (gateway of Everest region trekking), where you stay overnight at trekking lodge. 

  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 1700m
  • Shivalaya

Leaving behind Shivalaya, trekking heads towards Bhandar. From Shivalaya you walk through the lush forests, traditional small villages, and scenery of the countryside. Then you climb to Sangba danda and cross the Deurali Pass which offers a fantastic view of the lower region of Everest. After 1 hour of downhill walk, you reach Bhandar, where you explore the ancient valley and local culture.

  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 2200m
  • Bhandar

From Bhandar the trail descends to Likhu Khola and crosses the bridge to the small village of Kinja, where we stop for lunch. The trek crosses the terrace fields, small settlements, amazing landscapes, and glacier lakes. Then you reach the beautiful settlement of Sete, where you can see the local monastery and colorful rhododendron forest.

  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 2645m
  • Sete

After having breakfast at Sete, you walk ascent through the lush forests of rhododendron, maple, and pine forests. Likewise, the trek leaves the beautiful cultural village of Dagchu Goyem then crosses the Lamjura La Pass (3,520m), it offers fantastic views of the Himalayans and a magical valley. After then our trail descends to Junbesi, where you spend your overnight at trekking lodge.

  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 2700m
  • Junbesi

Today morning you will climb the ridge at 3,080m with enjoying the mesmerizing view of Everest, then the trek leads us through the wonderful villages of Phaplu and Salleri. The trail continues to Ringmo via Ringmo Khola as well as trek along with it to Trakshindo Pass (3,071m), then you descends to Nuntala (2,440m), where you stay overnight.

  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 2200m
  • Nunthala

After having breakfast, the trail descends along the Dudh Koshi valley. Enjoying the interesting natural landscapes you walk through the different Sherpa villages, terraced fields, and delightful forests to reach Khari Khola, where you stay overnight at trekking lodge.

  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 1985m
  • Khari Khola

Leaving behind Khari Khola, you climb stone steps to a small settlement of Bupsa danda and Bhumsing (2,300m). However, you walk through the lush oak and rhododendron forests with enjoying the glimpse natural. Then you stop at Puiyan (2,796m) for lunch and take downhill to reach Surkhe. 

  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 2290m
  • Surkhe

After having our delicious breakfast then the trail leads through the forest, villages, Dudh Koshi River, and reach Phakding. You can visit around Phakding, where has many old and big Monasteries. Today we stay overnight at Phakding lodges.

  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 2610m
  • Phakding

Leaving Phakding behind, you trek on a forested trail and reach Monjo. From here, the Sagarmatha National Park begins. Trekking through the national park, you move towards Namche Bazar. While walking through the park, you get to see many species of flora and fauna.

  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3440m
  • Namche

It is your rest day at Namche. You traverse around the village and hike to the viewpoint like Everest View Hotel or Syangboche Airstrip for spectacular views of mountains. You also visit the Sherpa Culture Museum and Everest Photo Gallery, where you get to have deep insight into Sherpa's culture & tradition.

  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3440m
  • Namche

Leaving Namche Bazar, you begin trekking and reach Phunki Thanga. The trail then ascends through beautiful rhododendron, fir, pine, and oak forests to Tengboche village. This village welcomes you with outstanding views of the Himalayan mountains. Here, you will visit the largest and the oldest monastery of the Khumbu region, the Tengboche monastery. This monastery has significant importance in the lives of the locals. 

  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3790m
  • Tengboche

After having breakfast, our trek continues to Pangboche. The trip passes through mani walls, many Chortens, and small villages. On the way, we have a close view of Ama Dablam peak. After crossing Imja Valley, Lobuche River, meadows, and forests finally we arrive local Sherpa village Dingboche, where we spend our night.

  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4410m
  • Dingboche

Today is your second rest day in Dingboche village. For successful completion of the journey, it is very important to take a few rest days in between the journey to acclimatize yourself to the altitude. The best thing about these rest days is you will have more time to explore the village and spend time with locals. Dingboche is a beautiful village enclosed by stone walls to protect cultivating fields. You go on a short hike to Nagarjun Hill that offers spectacular views of Mt. Makalu, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Cholatse, Mt. Tawache, etc. 

  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4410m
  • Dingboche

After breakfast, the route takes us to Lobuche, which is being filled with beautiful mountain views, where we'll found an amazing Himalayan experience. Today, our trek will explore Khumbu Glacier and small lodges. The trip is challenging to goes higher elevation. Lobuche is a large settlement, where we get impressive shops and hotels.

  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4910m
  • Lobuche

We climb to the Gorak Shep, where we check our lodge for the night. The trail continues to climb Everest Base Camp. When we pass the pyramid sign, then we can found views of Mount Pumori, Mount Mahalangur, Mount Lingtern, Mount Khumbutse, and Mount Nuptse. After short climbing, we can get snowy mountains vista of 360 degrees. Through rock climbing and glacial trails, we reach the Everest Base Camp, which is our main destination. We can enjoy and explore the base camp, and then we back to Gorekshep.

  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 5326m
  • Everest base camp

Today is a challenging day for us. Early in the morning, we take a short hike to Kala Pattar. Few hours walking through the rock we arrive at Kala Pattar's viewpoint. This place is best to see the sunrise view and magnification views of Mount Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Pumori, Ama Dablam, and many peaks, then we return to Gorekshep for taking breakfast. After breakfast, we go to Pheriche, where we spend our overnight.

  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4240m
  • Pheriche

Following the Imja River, we will trek back to Namche Bazar. The trail will take us to Tengboche, and from here, we descend down to Phungki Thanka. Further, we will pass by Kyangjuma and reach Namche Bazar. We will spend our days relaxing in our hotel or enjoying food in one of the best cafe/restaurants in Namche.

  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3440m
  • Namche

After having breakfast at Namche, you will descend to Hillary Suspension Bridge and cross through the beautiful Sherpa village. After reaching the Lukla, there you can explore and relax at the final village of Everest.

  • Trekking Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 2840m
  • Lukla

You fly back to Kathmandu after having breakfast. During the flight, you get to see views of the Himalayan mountains. Upon reaching Kathmandu airport, head to your hotel and freshen up. You are free to explore the market and buy souvenirs to take back with you. Later in the evening, you visit a restaurant to have a farewell dinner organized by the company.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast/Lunch
  • 1350m
  • Kathmandu

Notices

Himalayan Frozen Adventure will fully support your whole trip. Sometimes come these kinds of the problem; Weather conditions, health condition of a group member, and unexpected natural disasters. These conditions we make extra or rest day, which is not available in this itinerary but if you have time then it is possible to make more extra day at trekking. You have to pay a package for extra days.

Cost Details

  • Pickup/Drop from Airport- Hotel- Airport by private car/Jeep.
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek.
  • Drive from Kathmandu to Phaplu.
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary.
  • Teahouse/Trekking lodge and accommodation during the trek
  • Domestic flights (Lukla to Kathmandu).
  • An experienced, English-speaking, and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek 6 trekkers: 1 assistant guide.
  • (2 trekkers: 1 porter).
  • Guide and Porters costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food, and accommodation.
  • Himalayan Frozen Adventure bag/duffel bag, t-shirt, and trekking map are yours to take.
  • Seasonal fresh fruits and Supplementary snacks.
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag, to be returned after trip completion.
  • Emergency rescue operation assistance in arranging in case of complex health conditions (funded by your Travel Insurance).
  • Trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS).
  • First aid box.
  • All government and local taxes.
  • Farewell dinners.
  • Nepalese visa fee (15 days - $25-30, 30 days- $40-50 and 90 days- $100-110).
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
  • Excess baggage charges.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and/or Pokhara.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Travel and rescue insurance.
  • Personal trekking equipment for this trek.
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Personal clothing and gear.
  • Tips for guide, porter, and driver.

Departures & Dates

Himalayan Frozen Adventure is a responsible travel company in Nepal. Our all dates are 100% guaranteed if there no political unrest and natural disaster then. Is there not any error then you can use this date it's better for your trip.  We try our best to ensure this information.

FAQs

How far from Kathmandu to Everest base camp?
Everest base camp trek starts from Kathmandu Valley and takes scenic 35-minute flight to Lukla airport. From Lukla to Everest base camp and return to Lukla is 130 KM distance which takes 10 - 16 days.


Where is the Everest Base Camp?
Everest Base Camp is located at Khumbu Valley Solukhumbu district and Himalayan Everest region.


How high the Everest Base Camp?
Everest base camp elevation is (5,380m) above the sea level ( from the southern side of Nepal) and (5,200m) ( from the northern side of Tibet).


Is Everest base camp trek difficulty?
Yes, the Everest base camp trek is difficulty through Kala Patthar (5,545m) rock way and Everest Base Camp (5,364m). It's the most challenging adventure trekking in Himalayan Nepal. If your health is fit and already has done trek above 3000m then, Everest base camp is not difficult for you.


Is Everest base camp trek permits necessary?
Of course, the TIMS (Trekkers Information management system) permit is necessary to enter the Everest region. The Everest base camp trek permits cost.

  • Sagarmatha National Park fees = 3000.00 NPR
  • TIMS permit = 1000.00 NPR

Wi-Fi and shower available the Everest base camp trek?
Yes, most of the place and lodges/teahouse have available but you have to pay extra for Wi-Fi and shower. At the high elevation is not possible to found a shower because the area is surrounded by the glacier.


Do I have to take sleeping bags on the trek?
Yes, is necessary to take sleeping bags on the trek because the lodges don't have enough blanket.


How can I respect the culture?
During the trekking, we can get amazing Sherpa culture, there we can see some notice, we have to follow that notice rule and regulation.


How many hours I have to walk each day?
For this Everest base camp trek per day maximum of 7 hours and a minimum of 5 hours, you have to walk.


How is the Everest base camp trek weather?
Everest base camp trek is perfect weather in autumn and spring, this clear weather reason there can get an amazing Himalayans view and fresh weather, where many trekkers choose to enjoy this season for the Everest trek. In the December and January almost be -18C cold at Base camp and few trekkers only dare to trek these months but in the morning these months also be clear weather.


Is possible to make an extra day on the trek?
Yes, if you have time then the trekking is always flexible, you can easily add.


Without any trek can I do it? 
Yap, many trekkers success without any trek but you have to use 3 - 4 acclimatization days through the trekking. Himalayan Frozen Adventure recommend you before going to the Everest base camp trek, you have to need hard training. If any information needs about this Everest base camp trek please kindly contact us.


Booking trip can I do cancel?
Yes, you have the option to cancel this trip but there are some certain conditions:

  • If you cancel your trip before 60 days the full amount will be refunded
  • If you cancel your trip before 30 days the 30% amount will be refunded.
  • If you cancel your trip before 1 week the 5% amount will be refunded.

Is it safe for a solo female traveler?
Of course, the solo female traveler is fully safe, Himalayan frozen Adventure is responsible teams, who leading many solo trekkers through the Himalayan and made successfully.


Is it necessary to need travel Insurance for Everest base camp trek?
Of course, Travel Insurance is necessary for this trip, this trek is a high challenge adventure risk. The travel insurance will cover emergency evacuation as Helicopter rescue and the hospital charge. If you fell an accident and Acute mountain sickness then, at this condition, your travel insurance will immediately provide the helicopter. 


Electricity does available on Everest base camp trek?
Yes, electricity is available in the lower region of Everest trek, where you can get to charge your camera and mobile batteries, etc. But high elevation there has a solar system power so it's not enough for the charge. So we suggest you take some extra batteries for this Everest base camp trek.


How to manage drink water through trekking?
The Everest region can get normal free tap water, for this water you have to use purification medicine. bottled water or boiled water also available to buy at lodges and teahouse. Per day you have to drink about 4-6 liters water for your health.


Is possible to pick up me from the airport?
Yes, when you arrive at Kathmandu International Airport, our airport representative will wait for you at the airport, we will display a Himalayan Frozen Adventure with your group name signboard outside the airport terminal. You will be then transferred to your respective hotel in our car.


Can I exchange my money in Nepal?
Of course, You can exchangers your money at the Airport, ATM, and money exchange by a better rate. And you can get enough Nepalese cash for your trek.


What do I have to carry on the trekking?
You have to carry the perfect size trekking bag where you can put your personal belongings item, snacks, sunscreen, water, camera,  gloves, hat, and jacket. Our porter will carry your 20 kg bigger packs.


Is possible to store my extra things in Kathmandu Hotel?
Yes, it's possible to store your extra things in Kathmandu Hotel, We have a safe place to store your luggage.


Can I get an experienced guide?
Of course, we'll provide an experienced guide, who has the deepest information about Himalayan Nepal, and government license holder English speaking guide. Our guide and porter are fully helpful and friendly and make your trip fantastic.


 

Useful Information

Shivalaya To Everest Base Camp Trek Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is mandatory to have to join an adventurous trip in the Himalayas. It is for your safety. The travel insurance must cover things like illness, medical emergencies, accidents, death, trip cancellation, and loss of personal baggage & items. All costs for Emergency Evacuation must be paid in cash in Nepal unless an insurance company has agreed to pay all the costs on your behalf. Make sure that your travel insurance covers activities in the Himalayas if you are participating in them.

*Note: Foreigners are not allowed to purchase an insurance policy in Nepal. So make sure to purchase good travel insurance in your country, and it is your responsibility to check whether your insurance policy is adequate or not.


Shivalaya To Everest Base Camp Trek Accommodation

Phaplu To Everest Base Camp Trek accommodations are Lodge and Teahouse. Around Kathmandu, we can find a good facility with comfortable accommodation at the Hotel. At the Phaplu To Everest Base Camp Trek, all accommodations are on a twin-shared basis. During the trek, Himalayan frozen Adventure will manage a room with attached washrooms. In the teahouse, we have to share the toilet. A single room is available in Kathmandu and the lower elevation trekking region but might be impossible in higher elevations.


Shivalaya To Everest Base Camp Trek Meals

At the Kathmandu has included only breakfast. During the Phaplu To Everest Base Camp Trek, all meals will be provided. In the Everest region, we can enjoy Nepalese food with international cuisine like Tibetan, Continental, Indian, Tibetan, Italian, etc. Throughout the trek, we have breakfast/lunch at the teahouse and Dinner will be at the lodge. You can choices different kinds of breakfast, lunch, and dinner by the menu. 


Safe to Travel 

Make you safe to travel is our top priority responsibility

During the trek, you will be the best training and experienced guide, who came from the high region of Himalayan. Our guide will carry all necessary paper and essentials equipment with a first aid kit. In case, if our clients come to some emergency problems of mountain sickness and accident then we immediately send a rescue helicopter. Any region of the Himalayan treks will demand good health and fitness, so make healthy your body before joining the trip.


Trekking Guide

We, Himalayan Frozen Adventure provides the deepest knowledge leader through the Himalayan Trekking, who has the ability to face challenges. The Nepal route is an adventure challenge where has different types of risks. During the trekking, you have might some risks like altitude sickness, weather conditions, wildlife attack, and Fear of getting lost. But don't worry, the guide will solve this problem and make you feel safe with a free and delightful trip. The guide has a big role to play in making the journey contextual and excellent. The guide will make your journey pleasant and accompany you in times of danger, who will succeed in winning your heart.


Trekking Porter

The Trekking porter is an adventurous person who will carry 20 to 35 kg of stuff during trekking. When you carry less, you will be able to walk and enjoy the beautiful valley of the Nepal region, which makes our trek meaningful. The porter will safely carry your bag pack. Maybe you will feel hard to carry the bag on a high elevation, so hire a guide is the best option. Those who have the ability to face challenges. A porter does not only carry the bag, who provides entertainment and fantastic throughout the trip. The porter will carry all of your luggage and you can explore the magnification view of mountains.


Last-minute trip booking

The last-minute booking can be difficult for us but we'll accept, whatever reason Himalayan Frozen Adventure has a special provision for a last-minute booking. You have to give full details and 100% percent trip payment before 24 hours, but we can't be responsible for flight, weather, and availability of lodging delay due to changes beyond our control but we try our best. As you can last-minute trip booking directly with us from email (info@himalayanfrozen.com), Whatsapp (+977 - 9840396708), and by calling. 


The necessary document you should carry

  • Insurance papers which are depending on the agency
  • Some booking and payment details.
  • passports sized photos
  • TIMS and Permits
  • Passport
  • Visa

Drink water

The Himalayan region can get normal free tap water, for this water you have to use purification medicine. bottled water or boiled water also available to buy at lodges and teahouse. Per day you have to drink about 4-6 liters of water for your health.


Passport & Visa

A passport with at least six months of validity from the return date is mandatorily needed. You can get the Nepalese visa from the Nepalese Embassies or Consulate in your country. You can also get a Nepalese visa upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Do know that there are few countries that have to apply for the Nepalese visa from their own country. Obtaining your visa is entirely your responsibility.

While booking, make sure to put full and correct passport information so that we can get all the necessary permits, tickets, and pay fees on your behalf. If you do not provide the correct information when you make your booking, we will not be able to make the necessary bookings on your behalf and cannot be held responsible.


Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)

AMS or altitude sickness is one of the main risks while traversing at a high altitude. The main region behind getting AMS is when the body doesn't adjust to the lower level, and the result can be deadly. So it is very important to take proper measures on time. Gaining altitude with constant pace and proper acclimatization days will help reduce the chances of getting AMS.

Similarly, you also have to keep yourself hydrated during the trek, therefore, drink enough water and avoid alcoholic drinks as it dehydrates the body. If you are planning to trek in one of the adventurous trails of Nepal then do keep the above things in your mind.

Symptoms of altitude sickness

  • Difficulty in sleeping
  • Dizziness or light-headedness
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Shortness of breath with exertion

Preventive measures

  • Include an adequate number of rest days in the itinerary
  • Keep yourself hydrated
  • Do not drink alcoholic beverages
  • Do not gain more than 500 meters in a day
  • Try to spend the night in lower altitude
  • Acclimatize properly at a lower altitude
  • Inform your guide immediately if any of the symptoms you see
  • Do not push yourself

Shivalaya To Everest Base Camp Trek Best season

The climatic condition of Nepal differs from place to place depending upon geographical regions. One can have warm and hot wear in the terai whereas can observe the chilling arctic-like weather in the Himalayas. Nepal’s weather is influenced by a maritime and continental factor and has four different seasons, Autumn (September to November), followed by Winter (December to February), Spring (March to May), and finally, there is Summer/Monsoon (June to August).

The best time to go on an adventurous journey in the Himalayas is in Spring (March to May) and Autumn (mid-September to November). These are the best times to go on any treks and climbing trips because of stable weather and a moderate climate. There is only one place in Nepal, where you can go trekking in even monsoon (July to mid-September) and that is Upper Dolpo. This region lies in the rain shadow of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges and therefore does not receive rainfall in the monsoon.

Autumn (September To November)

Autumn (September-November) is one of the perfect seasons to trekking with hiking in Himalayan Nepal, so thousands of trekkers choose these months. In fact, September, October, and November months are will be full of excellent atmosphere as well as beauty, enjoys your journey with joy and beauty. The Autumn season provides reference weather with clear magnificent mountains. The temperature is good than another season. September-November is a great time to express your adventure in Himalayan Nepal. It will also be free from natural disasters such as floods and landslides these months. It's the most famous season to goes high altitude area of Himalayan. 

Winter (November To March)

Winter (November-March) is also possible to trek in Himalayan Nepal, the weather condition is stable and the days are clear. December, January and February are the cold months in Nepal. Days temperatures are cool but the nights are much cold. During the winter trek is risk winds and colder temperatures. Above 3,000m altitude being usually snowfall and freezing. If you are looking for wonderful scenery, let choose the lower elevation trek in Nepal.

Spring (March To May)

Spring (March-May) is the second famous trekking season in Himalayan Nepal. March, April, and May is also a great option to mountain climbing and high altitude trek. At spring morning weather condition will be clear, but the afternoon sky covered by the cloud, and sometimes can be rain. You can get to see beautiful flowers like jasmine, pine, and rhododendron with wild flora. During the Spring, lower altitude trek is mildly warm and above 3,000m quite a moderate temperature. This season also best to express your adventure in Nepal.

Summer (June To August)

In the summer season, the trekkers are less crowded in the Himalayan region will be less. June, July, and August are the main raining season in Nepal which involves the monsoon. Bad weather can hamper travel, maybe some problems during the journey due to heavy rain. Some travelers prefer to travel at this time as this is also not an emergency period. The weather is hot and almost everyday rains. This season is better for the tour to Tibet and in Himalayan Nepal like Mustang, Dolpo region, and Nar-Phu valley because these regions are in the rain-shadow.


Trekking Equipment

Trekking equipment is the essential material used during the trip to the Himalayas, which is used on a daily basis. Without trekking equipment, your trip may be unsuccessful so we request you please follow the list. If you have not time to buy in your country, so don't worry we can help to buy trekking equipment in Kathmandu. Himalayan Frozen Adventure Pvt.Ltd will make your precious time reference and entertainment.

Trekking Equipment Lists

HEAD

  • Headlight
  • Sun hat
  • Warm hat and scarf

FACE

  • Face wipes and towels
  • Sunscreen +40
  • Sunglass

Hands

  • Waterproof & Snowproof Gloves
  • Lightweight gloves

Body clothing

  • Sleeping bag
  • Down jackets
  • Sport hiking t-shirts, preferably quick-drying
  • Fleece jacket and sweaters
  • Poncho and rain jacket
  • Socks preferably cotton –mix
  • Lightweight cotton trekking pants with folding option

Lists of Footwear

  • Water/Snowproof Trekking Boots
  • Socks preferably cotton sports socks but take some extra pairs
  • Crampon (optional)

Essential gear

  • Day Backpack above the 30 L
  • Pack covers
  • Thermos Bottel- hard bottle that can be used for boiled drinking water

Water peals

  • Umbrella / Poncho
  • Walking pole if you need it
  • Thick Sleeping bag
  • Deodorant
  • Laundry soap
  • Antibacterial Gel
  • Toiletries
  • Toothbrush
  • Shampoo

Personal accessories

  • Cell phone
  • Watch
  • Camera
  • Money wallet with Money
  • Padlocks
  • Plastic bag
  • Sewing kit
  • Extra p photos and passport photocopies

First-aid Kit

  • Diamox (acetazolamide)
  • Lozenges
  • Elastic bandages
  • Moleskin
  • Cotton bandages and band-aids
  • Lancing needle
  • Antibiotic eye-drops
  • Thermometer
  • Sling
  • Paracetamol
  • Antiseptic antibacterial cream or solution
  • Painkillers
  • Anti-emetic for nausea (not at high altitude)
  • Loperamide to control diarrhea
  • Norfloxacin or Cipro to cure diarrhea, other infections
  • Oral rehydration salts

Himalayan Frozen Adventure Pvt. Ltd porter is available for (2 trekkers a porter) who will carry up to 20 kg at maximum; therefore, keep this in mind before you pack your bags!!!