Also popular as Arun Valley Trekking, this is an off beaten trekking course to Everest Base Camp along the Arun valley streaming east of Nepal. Arun Valley, resting between Makalu Barun National Park and Sagarmatha National park, is one of slightest voyaged yet one of a kind and astoundingly wonderful trekking areas in Nepal. The trek follows the course of Arun River, which is situated in the middle of two huge mountains, Everest and Makalu. The Arun Valley trek course offers staggering mountain sees alongside a chance to explore the normal and social differing qualities of the area. The course crosses shocking towns with various ethnic gatherings, for example, Sherpa, Rai, Limbu, Gurung, Tamang, Newar, Chhetris and Brahmins.
Nepal is a beautiful nation with rich culture, differing landscape with an extensive variety of greenery, and unique views. All the aspect of the nation holds its own story, culture, widely varied vegetation and remarkable experience. The pass to the Khumbu district through the Arun Valley holds an alternate understanding and experience contrasted with the standard Everest Base Camp Trek. The Trek to the Everest Base Camp through the Arun valley is perfect for the one energetic about walking in the Himalayan district and finding the various culture of the locale. We additionally offer well known Everest base camp trek from Lukla and Jiri as well.
Best Season: September to December & February to May
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu
Once you reach Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu, a delegate from Bluebird Travel & Tours will welcome you and moreover give brief information on further program.
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
We will be sightseeing UNESCO recorded cultural heritages such as Kathmandu Durbar Square, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath(monkey temple), and Pashupatinath in Kathmandu Valley the entire day. Stay overnight in Hotel.
Day 03: Fly to Tumlingtar and trek to Kartikighat
After breakfast, we will take a flight to Tumlingtar in eastern district of Nepal. This is the beginning stage of the trek. Amid the fight, we will appreciate sights of incredible Himalayas of Nepal including Mt. Everest (8,848m), Mt. Makalu (8,463m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8153m), Mt. Lhotse (8,501m), Mt. Lhotse Shar (8,393m), Kanchenjunga, Gaurishankar, Ganesh, Langtang etc. After achieving Tumlingtar, we will trek ahead towards Kartikighat.
Day 04: Trek to Gothe Bazaar
Today you will begin your trek early in the morning. Afterward, you will reach Gothe bazaar in after passing Nepali Danda (slope) and Irkhuwa River. The town is occupied by Gurung and Rai people group.
Day 05: Trek to Salpa Phedi
While approaching Salpa Phedi, w should go through a few towns, for example, Lankuwa and Dhobani. Lankuwa town you have to keep climbing uphill for one more hour or so. Overnight at Salpa Phedi.
Day 06: Trek to Guranse
Today, we will head towards Guranse from Salpa Phedi. The trek will continue through various dwelling places upper Salpa Phedi standing up to surprising viewpoints down the valley. It will take you a couple of hours of scaling to reach Jau Bari, a town where they grow the best grain in the district and where there is a Sherpa Gompa (religious group) just underneath a staggering Sherpa-run campground. Pushing forward, you will walk around the terraced fields and rhododendron backwoods to Salpa Lake and after that to the last goal for the day, i.e., Gurasne or Chayaksila.
Day 07: Trek to Sanam by means of Guranse
Leaving Guranse, we will follow the trail to reach Sanam. We will witness magnificent points of view of snow-topped Karylung Peak, Lidung Khola and the many Sherpa villages.
Day 08: Trek to Gudel
Leaving Sanam behind, we will form along a high trail with expansive perspectives of Duire (Tiu) - a gathering of basic inns, Rustic Gompa, lastly you will come to the Rai town at Gudel, which is a vast and extremely fascinating clamoring customary town.
Day 09: Trek to Kiraunle | Chamling Gompa
Today, we will head towards Kiraunle Gompa. On the way, we will witness wonderful timberlands and terraced fields, Rai villages and schools. The astonishing scene will make the whole adventure exceptionally intriguing.
Day 10: Trek to Sibuje
Propelling, today we will have another pass to cross, i.e., Surkie La Pass. It will take three hours to accomplish Sibuje from the pass. Better points of view of Karylung, Khatang and Numbur mountainscan will be encountred.
Day 11: Trek to Pangum
Today, we will climb Najina Dingma. On the way to Pangum, you can see Mera Peak approaching before you. Pangum has couple of pleasant cabins, Hillary school, fields set apart by wooden wall and a Tibetan Buddhist Gompa off toward the northern side of the village.
Day 12: Trek to Painya
Today we will set out toward Painya. On the course, we will keep running over long segments of old Mani dividers, edge towns of Buspa and Karikhola and Khari la pass. It will take us another incredible hour and a half of framing and moving to reach the pass at 3,075m. The points of view are surprising from the top.
Day 13: Trek to Lukla
After breakfast, we will to Lukla. The course will keep us associated with delightful perspective of mountains, inclines, streams, ordinary villages and so forth.
Day 14: Trek to Phakding
After breakfast, we will take a flight to Lukla. Amid the flight, we will appreciate perspectives of Himalayas including Mt. Everest (8,848m), Mt. Makalu (8,463m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8153m), Mt. Lhotse (8,501m), Mt. Lhotse Shar (8,393m), Kanchenjunga, Gaurishankar, Ganesh, Langtang and so on. From Lukla, you will head up the Dudh Koshi Valley towards Phakding.
Day 15: Trek to Namche
Leaving Phakding, we will cross the stream twice through scaffolds and meet up at Monjo – the entrance to the Sagarmatha National Park which was set-up to guarantee and ensure the sensitive mountain condition. From here, we will follow the way to reach Namche, which is the main trading town in entire Khumbu region.
Day 16: Rest day in Namche
This is our rest day. We can likewise visit Khunde Hospital which was set up by Sir Edmund Hillary and Everest View Hotel for evening glimpse of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse and Ama Dablam.
Day 17: Trek to Thyangboche
The trail heads to Dudh Koshi from Namche. You will likewise experience perspectives of incredible pinnacles of the Khumbu locale including Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse and Ama Dablam. As we move downwards, we will go through a few Sherpa villages and teashops. In transit, we will see Rhododendron shrubberies with lovely fowls and heavenly mountain views. Later, we will reach Thyangboche.
Day 18: Trek to Pheriche
Today, we will drop towards the woods joining the Imja Khola. The trail then follows the tough way to the town of Pangboche which faces Mt. Ama Dablam (6,856m). Delight of the trek will be further heightened by the perspectives of mountains, woodlands, Gompas, streams and so forth. Following two hours of walk, we will be reaching Pheriche.
Day 19: Rest day in Pheriche
Today, will spend our whole day in Pheriche resting so as to adjust to pick up height, get ready for prospective outings and get habituated to your trekking goals.
Day 20: Trek to Lobuche
Leaving Pheriche, we will trek tough to Lobuche and need to go through a wide valley, Khumbu glacier and a few teahouses in the middle. Additionally, the trail likewise offers heavenly perspectives of Cholatse and Tawache.
Day 21: Trek to Gorak Shep
Our last goal for today will be Gorak Shep, base for the EBC. To reach Gorak Shep we should pass Kala Patthar and Khumbu icy masses encompassed by astoundingly lovely snow-clad mountains. We will reach Gorak Shep following a few hours trek.
Day 22: Trek to Everest Base Camp , back to Gorak Shep
A solid start is required to reach the Everest Base Camp. It takes a few hours as the trail weaves its way through ice zeniths and precipices of the Khumbu Glacier. On the arrival, you can select to take a higher course to get a beautiful view of the Khumbu Ice-fall and South Col.
Day 23: Trek to Pangboche
After a declining walk, we will reach Pangboche. Couple of hours of walk will take us to Himalayan Rescue Association (HRA). From that point, we will proceed with the adventure and pass Khumbu Khola, Imja Khola and the suspension bridge before landing at Pangboche.
Day 24: Trek to Namche
From Pangboche, your trip will proceed towards Namche. The trail will take you crosswise over streams and rhododendron timberlands in the midst of the perspectives of Tawache, Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Kantega and Thamserku mountains.
Day 25: Trek to Lukla
This will be the last day of the trek and our definitive goal is Lukla. After reaching Lukla at night, we will have some rest and then appreciate neighborhood drinks of local Sherpa community.
Day 26: Flight to Kathmandu
After having breakfast, we will take a flight back to Kathmandu. After reaching the Kathmandu air terminal, our guide will escort you to the assigned hotel.
Day 27: Depart Kathmandu
After breakfast, we will drive you to Tribhuvan International Airport for your flight back home.