A small landlocked country located between India (East, South and West) and China (North) in south of Asia. Nepal is the country of Mount Everest (the highest peak of the world) 8848 m and includes 14 (2/3rd) of the World’s highest mountains. High mountains contains of 240 peaks exceeding 6000 meters. Nepal – Birth place of Lord Buddha, Land of living goddess ‘Kumari’ and also the birthplace of Janaki (Wife of Lord Ram). Nepal is the land of Yak and Yeti (the abominable snowman) and brave Gurkha Soldiers. It covers the area of 147181 sq. Km on which 20% is covered by the forest and 2.8% by water. Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal.Ask a Question
Day 01: Kathamandu Arrival
We will meet you at the Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer you to your hotel. When you have had time to settle in and freshen up after your long flight, you will be invited to visit our office for a briefing about your program. During this visit we will help you check your equipment and facilitate the processing of other necessary items such as National Park Permits etc.
Day 02:Flight from KTM – Lukla and Trekking to Phakding (2652m) 3 – 4 hour
After having a 40 minute scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, the Everest Base Camp journey begins from Lukla and continues to Phakding, which takes approximately 3 hours. Along the way you will have a view of Mt Nupla (5885m) Kusum Kangaru (6367m) and the Mount Kwongde Range. Overnight in Phakding (2,652m).
Day 03:Phakding trekking to Namche Bazaar (3,440m) 5-6 hour:
Beginning with a slight climb to Jhorsalle, the trail passes waterfalls and other culturally and naturally occurring items of interest. During the day, we will pass through Sherpa villages and magnificent forests. The Rhododendron trees (Laligurans, National flower of Nepal) Magnolia trees and giant firs provide a breathtaking backdrop to this part of the trek. Along the way to you will be rewarded with your first glimpse of Kusum Kangru (6369m) Thamserku (6608m) Everest (8848m) and Nuptse (7879 m). (Weather Permitting) A steep climb up to the beautiful village of Namche bazaar (3440m) will afford you further spectacular views and a comfortable place to spend the second night of the trek.
Day 04: Acclimatization day in Namche (3440m).
Acclimatization is most important before proceeding to a higher elevation. It is therefore recommended that you take a short days hike to Thame, Khunde, Khumjung or up to Everest view hotel which provide a very close up view of Mt Everest or relax and explore the Sherpa culture of Namche.
Day 05: Namche Bazaar trekking to Tengboche (3,867m) 5 – 6 hour:
After walking one hour you will arrive in Phungithanga. From there the trail climbs through forests where you can spot musk deer. Tengboche sits on a saddle at 3870m in a clearing surrounded by dwarf firs and Rhodadendrons. Kwongde (6187m) Tawache(6542m) Everest (8848m) Nuptse (7855m) Lhotse (8618m) Amadablam (6856m) Thamserku (6608m) provide and inspiring panorama of Himalayan giants. We visit the Bhuddist Monastery at Tengboche, the largest in Khumbu region.
Day 06: Tenghoche trekking to Dingboche (4360m) 5 – 6 hours:
In the morning views of mountain and monasteries are spectacular in Tengboche, We descent most of the morning in the the Imjatse Khola, through the forest of birches conifers and rhododendrons. As we follow the river northward the trails pass through several chortens and mani walls and small villages. On the way we will have best view of Ama.Dablam. On arrival at Dingboche, we enjoy the beautiful array of fields enclosed by stone walls to protect the barley, buckwheat and potatoes The views are great from Dingboche, we can see Island Peak, Makalu and another face of Amadablam,. Overnight in Dingboche
Day 07:Rest day in Dingboche for the acclimatization (4360m):
Again walking up and then coming back down is better than just resting in high altitude, a short hike 400 m climb to the Nangkartshang Gompa on the ridge north of Dingboche, from Nangkartshang good view os Makalau (8463 me) alternately we can follow an epic trail along the Imja Khola to Chhukung this can be longer 4 to5 hour walking
Day 08: Dingboche Trekking to Lobuche (4940m) 5 hour:
We continue our journey from Dingboche through the high alpine region to the conclusion of Luboche and stay overnight. On the way to Lobuche we cross the glacial frozen river at Thukla and climb up hill, watching magnificent view of Cholatse, Lobuche, Pumori and Nuptse. Overnight at Lobuche
Day 09: Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5170m), trekking to Everest Base camp (5364m)back to Gorakshep 7-8 hour
The first section of the trail from Lobuche follows the narrow gap between the glacial moraine and the mountain wall then crosses tributary glaciers to reach the dry lake bed of Gokrak Shep. Stopping for lunch at Gorekshep, after we walk to Everest Base Camp and explore the area famous for so many climbing expeditions to Mt Everest. The Base Camp area provides an opportunity to experience the freezing and harsh conditions that mountaineers brave to summit this famous mountain. After exploring the Everest Base Camp, trekking back to Gorakshep
Day 10:Gorak Shep trekking to Kala Patthar (5545m) trekking back to Pheriche (4280 m) 7-8 hrs
We start early in the morning as mornings are usually sparkling and clear and best time to climb the Kalapathar, this is the highlight of the trekking, we will be rewarded the 360 degree dramatic panorama views of Mt Everest and surroundings mountains, On being back to Gorak Shep, we have breakfast followed by a gradual descend down to Pheriche for a good night’s rest. Overnight in Pheriche. (B,L,D)
Day 11: Pheriche Trekking to Namche Bazaar via Pangboche and Tengboche: 6-7 hour
We will trek down through the hillside blanketed by rhododendron and juniper trees. If it’s spring, pink and red rhododendron flowers ablaze our surroundings from Tengboche the trail goes down to Phunki Thanga, from here mostly the trail goes through the pine forests and have chance to see the wild life like mountain goats, snow leopard and colorful pheasants, finally we will arrive at Namche for overnight stay.
Day 12:Namche Bazaar trekking back to Phakding (2,652m): 4-5 hour
Today the trail descends steeply downward before crossing the suspension bridges on Dudh Koshi River. From here the trail becomes more level and natural. We will work though rhododendron and pine forests with the view of distance snow covered peak before arriving Phakding.
Day 13:Phakding trekking back to Lukla (2,850): 3 hour
We trek back to Lukla along the same trail, although it always looks different coming from the opposite direction. We have a short day of trekking, so we can arrive Lukla for Lunch, arriving earlier is wiser in the season time to check the flight ticket. We can have full afternoon for relax and recalls the experience of the lifetime journey.
Day 14:Flight from Lukla – KTM
After arriving back at the Kathmandu Domestic Airport we will return you to your hotel