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  1. Day 1 Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m)

    • Reception at airport by our representative
    • Transfer to hotel and welcome drinks
    • Meeting and short brief about the activities
    • Rest of the day to explore the city of Kathmandu

  2. Day 2 Kathmandu sightseeing day

    • Peaceful and Biggest Stupa Boudhanath,
    • Ancient Swyambhunath Stupa locating on green hill top,
    • Historical Pashupatinath Temple

  3. Day 3 Flight to Lukla (2,840m) and Trek to Monjo ( 2,804m)

    • Early morning breakfast and transfer to Domestic airport in Kathmandu
    • Fly to Lukla, the gate way to Mt. Everest
    • Aerial view of different cultural monuments in Kathmandu valley
    • Adventurous flight for 30-35 minutes
    • Spectacular views of the high snowcapped mountains
    • Meet with Sherpa and porters at Lukla Airport
    • Start walking to Monzo village following the trail that starts with a gradual descent.
    • Few Sherpa settlements, teahouse shop on route
    • Dudh Kosi River, flows from the glaciers
    • View of Mt. Kusum, Mt. Kongde and Mt. Thamserku
    • See Porter carrying the logistics on trail
    • Cross through village Benkar, beautiful small but high water fall
    • After suspension bridge arrive Monjo
    • Pleasant walk of 5- 6 hours, 10 km
    • Overnight at tea house lodge (Meal: BLD)

  4. Day 4 Trek Monjo to Namche Bazaar (3,445 m)

    • Proceed after a morning breakfast, following a trail to Jorsale
    • Enjoy the sunrise view over the mountains
    • View of Khumbi La peak
    • Enter into Sagarmatha National Park, UNESCO World Heritage Site
    • Trail alongside the river through the forest of pine and Rhododendrons
    • Arrive to Imja Tse river and dodhkoshi river junction point.
    • View of hanging bridge high above river
    • 600 ascent up to Namche from there
    • Rugged and tough as well as steep trail
    • chances to see Musk Deer and beautiful big bird Impearl Pheasant
    • Arrive Namche, A big town of khumbu
    • Trekking distance 4 km, 3-4 hours
    • Overnight at Namche (Meal: BLD)

  5. Day 5 Acclimatize Day in Namche Bazaar (3,445 m)

    • An acclimatization and exploration day
    • Follow the normal rule: Trek till high during days and sleep at low during the nights
    • steep walkp up above Namche towards the Everest View Hotel
    • Walk slowly, take breath rest, drink lots of water
    • We will reach syangboche top, just above an old small airport
    • A breath taking close view of 8000 meter range world renowned mountains fro top
    • Lhotse, Mt. Lhoste Shar, Mt. Nuptue, Mt. Amadablam, Mt. Thamserku, Mt. Kusum
    • Walk forward flat to Everest view hotel for hot pot coffee
    • Walk down towards Khumjung, a green roofed big village with many teahouse lodges
    • Delicious lunch made of organic local potato
    • very good high school, build by sir Edmund Hillary
    • Mani walls, stupa and colorful prayer flags
    • Walk back to Namche via Syangboche airport
    • Rhododendron and pine forest, Grazing yaks in small grass land
    • 4-5 hours Trek, 800 meter distance
    • Museum at Namche bazar top
    • Back to hotel short rest
    • Walk around Namche bazar, many shops, restaurants, bakery
    • Internet, money exchange, bank – ATM facility
    • Overnight at tea house lodge (Meal: BLD)

  6. Day 6 Trek Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,850m)

    • Proceed for trek early in the morning after breakfast
    • An incredible trek in front of Mt. Everest heading toward its base point
    • Amazing sceneries of sky touching renowned mountains
    • Many Buddhist monuments: Buddhist Stupa, Small Gompas
    • Prayer wheels, Stone Walls full of Bhuddist Chant
    • Spectacular full view of whole Mt. Amadablam from it’s top to bottom
    • Kyangjima village just before starting of gradual descendi trail
    • Gradual descending to Phungi Thanka, lunch place nearby river bank
    • Trail ascends gradually after lunch to the top of hill, Tyangboche village
    • Rhododendron and pine forest
    • chance to see group of himalayan wild goat, Musk Deer
    • Beautiful Impearl Pheasant, many other small birds
    • An old and biggest Monastery of khumbu region, few stupas
    • Visit to monastery: opens at 3:00 pm for evening chants and prayers
    • Enchanting sunset view at Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and Thamserku
    • Relaxing and peaceful mind in the monastery
    • 5 km distance and total walking of 5-6 hours
    • Overnight at tea house lodge (Meal: BLD)

  7. Day 7 Trek Tengboche to Dingboche (4,350m)

    • Trek forward following wide trekking trail
    • The alpine forests, Juniper, Birch, Conifer, Pine and Rhododendron trees
    • Several small villages’ en route, small monasteries, Mani walls
    • Walking across the villages, teashops, Unique Sherpa culture and lifestyle
    • Cross Dudh Koshi river enter to a big village of Pangboche,
    • Open big farming land, Potato, barley, cabbage, carrot, radish, onion are crops
    • Interesting view of Grazing wild Himalayan near by village in empty farm
    • Grazing yaks in steep cliff
    • Crossover tree line, Can see only short juniper bushes
    • Wonderful views of Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Amadablam and Taboche peak
    • Trek duration 5-6 hours, Distance 11 km
    • Overnight at tea house lodge (Meal: BLD)

  8. Day 8 Trek Dingboche to Lobuche (4,950m)

    • Proceed to start trek after breakfast
    • Spectacular view of panoramic Himalayas in every directions
    • Tree less area and icy cold wind in the morning
    • Gradual ascend for 25 minutes and flat wide trail until lunch time
    • Wonderful view of Mt. Pumori and Lobuje peak
    • View of lower village Pheriche valley and beautiful river
    • Cross the small glacier river comes from huge Khumbu glacier
    • Arrive Dugala, a lunch place
    • Few teahouse lodges and restaurants in front of towering mountains
    • Energetic lunch with hot soup and tea coffee
    • Garlic soup, drink lots of water (Recommended to prevent Altitude sickness)
    • After Dugala, short steep up trail but takes longer time (1 to 1.30 ascending)
    • Fast breathing problem for all, so walk slowly and take breath rest
    • Beautiful of prayer flags on the way and hilltops
    • Get to end of ascending, some memorable monuments of late Mountaineer at top
    • Superb view from the top, Walk moderate flat from there
    • Be sure of own health, Pay attention and share with guide
    • Headache, loss of appetite may be simple symptom of high altitude sickness
    • Several snowcapped towering mountains facing towards us
    • View of Mt. Nuptse, Pumori, Khumbutse, Lingtren and other peaks
    • Arrived Lobuje, few teahouses just in from of Lobuje peak
    • Check in to teahouse lodges short rest- Coffee time
    • Short hike to uphill for breathtaking views of world famous mountains
    • Hike also give you chance to acclimatize with alpine environment
    • 11 km joyful trek, 5-6 hours
    • Overnight at tea house lodges (Meal: BLD)

  9. Day 9 Trek Lobuche to Ghorakhshep - Everest Base Camp (5,364 m) and back to Ghorakshep (5,160m)

    • The most important and curious day, Start early in the morning
    • Proceed for the and targeted destination Everest base camp
    • Follow the moderate flat, short up and down and rocky trail to Gorak Shep
    • Meet loaded Yaks on the trail, a mean of transportation in the Himalaya
    • Beautiful vista, Khumbu Glacier, Cold light winds during trek
    • Arrival to Gorakhshep, Check into hotel rooms and short rest and lunch
    • After Rest continue forward to the Everest Base Camp
    • Follow rough walking trail, walk slow to avoid altitude sickness problem
    • Further walking offers more mesmerizing view of the Khumbu Icefall
    • So many ice towers and several ice melted ponds
    • Get to Everest base camp after 2.30 hours walk from Gorakhshep
    • The world highest point is in your background
    • Amazing views of Mt. Nuptse, Everest, Khumbuste, Pumori and Kalapathaar hiltop
    • Feel the nature and peace, load the mind with all the incredible vista
    • Catch the lifetime moments of journey of life, Return to Gorakhshep
    • Trek distance 15 km, 7-8 hours
    • Overnight at tea house lodge (Meal: BLD)

  10. Day 10 Trek Gorak Shep to Kalapathar (5,554m) Trek down to Pheriche (4,371m)

    • Today an exciting another day of the trek
    • Start very early in the morning, slope upward trial
    • Ascend 3 to 4 hours to Kala Pathar hilltop
    • Superb viewpoint of Mt. Everest top, Khumbu Glacier, Khumbu Icefall and Gorakhshep valley
    • Magnificent sunrise view back from the Mt. Everest over the snowy peak
    • Golden morning sunrays to the entire Himalayan ranges and sparkling mountains
    • Surrounded high mountains and peaks, makes you feel like standing in heaven in reality
    • Feel Everest by closer open eye look, save all the moments and heavenly view in your memory
    • Descend down to Gorakhshep and have a delicious breakfast
    • Then trek back to Pheriche village,
    • Meets lots of trekkers, climbers and porters going up
    • Same trail to Lobuje & Dugala village then lower, slope and flat trail to Pheriche
    • Trek distance 13 km, 6-7 hours adventurous walk
    • Overnight in tea house lodge (Meal BLD)

  11. Day 11 Trek Pheriche to Phortse Village (3,753 m)

    • Make an easy walk day
    • Start in normal time 08:00 – 8:30 am
    • Observe the beautiful valley
    • Slope downhill trail, sometime flat, few steep up and down but wide trail
    • The beautiful scenerie diverse flora and fauna
    • Trail via Pangboche village and visit an old monastery there
    • Lunch at Pangboche is an optional, OR you can choice for little late lunch
    • No any houses and shops between Pangboche and Pheriche for three hours
    • View of Pangboche valley and top of Mt. Amadablam from trail route
    • Grazing Yaks, Himalayas Thar (wild goat), Vultures
    • Arrive Phortse, wide terraced field, teahouse lodges, Monastery, Primary school
    • 20 km trek distance and 5- 6 hours Trekking
    • Overnight at tea house lodge (Meal: BLD)

  12. Day 12 Trek Phortse to Monjo (2,840m)

    • Organic breakfast in the Phortse and proceed for trek to Monjo
    • Trail leads down to the river comes from next valley, Gokyo lake
    • Rhododendron forest, singing birds, background of mountains, fast following river song
    • From river the steep up to Mong La pass for around one hour, the good view point
    • Few teahouses at top, short stop for hot tea or coffee and enjoy the view
    • Trek forward trough treeless slope hill, gradual slope downwards till Kyangjima village
    • Flat wide trail up to Namche
    • The last day’s view of Everest and Famous mountains in your back
    • Fine scenery of Himalayas, horizon view of Monjo valley in far distance in front of you
    • Passes through Namche bazar
    • More greenery appears as we continue more down
    • Pine, Oaks, Rhododendrons and many alpine floras
    • Continue trek further steep down to the Dudhkoshi River bank
    • Walk along the riverside cross river and pass through Jorsalle village
    • Exit from Sagarmatha National Park, arrive at Monjo
    • 14 km trek distance and 6-7 hours trek
    • Overnight at tea house lodge (Meal: BLD)

  13. Day 13 Trek from Manjoo to Lukla (2840 meters)

    • Proceed to trek to Lukla
    • View of high khumbi La peak and hilltop of Namche in backwards
    • Beautiful flowers of chery, peach, birds playing with flowering tree
    • Buddhist Stupa, Prayer wheel, stone Paintied bhuddist chants
    • Local Sherpa People, Culture and lifestyle
    • Walk along the river Dudh Koshi, Cross several suspension bridges over Dudh Kosi river
    • Benkar, Phakding Ghat, Thado Koshi, cheplung villages in the trail route
    • Green refreshed vegetable farm, Cow farming
    • Gradual ascending wide trail after Phakding village
    • End of Trekking and Arrive to Lukla
    • Cheers with each other in team for life time journey
    • 10 km trek distance and 5-6 hours easy walking
    • End of trekking, refreshing relaxing evening
    • Sharing happiness with potters and good bye to porters
    • Overnight at tea house lodge (Meal: BLD)

  14. Day 14 Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu

    • Refreshing Breakfast
    • Proceed go to airport ( Just few minutes’ walk)
    • Security check: Any flora, fauna and even small stone are prohibited to take from national park
    • 40- 45 minutes breathtaking flight from Lukla to Kathmandu
    • One more chance to observe mountains to the north from plane
    • Aerial View of plain Nepal’s geography from plane
    • Arrive Kathmandu and transfer to hotel
    • Refreshing day and Time for Shopping

  15. Day 15 Sightseeing in Kathmandu

    • Half day historic Kathmandu Durbar Square visit
    • Half day free tour for souvenir shopping
    • In the evening, Cultural program and Farewell Diner

  16. Day 16 Departure

    • The final day or unforgettable trip
    • Transfer to the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) at Kathmandu,
    • Board on your flight for next destination OR home.

Whats included in this tour Items that are covered in the cost of tour price.
  • Airport transfer service
  • Hotel accommodation and food at Kathmandu
  • Flight from Kathmandu –Lukla (both way)
  • Registered trekking guide & porters
  • Trekking all permits, National Park entrance
  • Transport for sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • city guide for sightseeing
  • Meal during whole trekking
  • Trek staffs insurance
Whats not included in this tour Items that are covered in the cost of tour price.
  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • International airfare and airport taxes
  • Sightseeing entrance fee
  • Personal travel medical insurance
  • Other personal expenses: laundry, postage, communication etc.
  • All bar beverage hard/soft drinks, mineral water etc.
  • Personal trekking clothing, shoes, sleeping bag
  • Tips for drivers, trekking crews
  • Other things not mentioned in above program
  • Other expenses caused by nature: Landslide, Snow fall, bad weather etc.

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Trip Information

  • Trip Location: Everest Region
  • Activities: Trekking
  • Maximum Altitude: 5,554 m
  • Minimum Altitude: 1,300 m
  • Difficulty Level: Difficult
  • Per Day Walking: 5-6 Hours
  • Meals: BLD
  • Accomodation: Tea house lodge
  • Transportation: Air/Land
  • Best Month to Travel: February, March, April, May, September, October

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