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Country: Nepal

Grade: Hard

Area: Everest Region

Group Size: 1/ 20 pax

Activities: Trek

Total Duration: 18 days

Season: Mar - May, Sep - Dec

Altitudes: 5340 m

 

Day 01:   Kathmandu (1350m)
Arrival in Kathmandu. You will be met, greeted and transported to the hotel.

  Day 02:   Kathmandu (1350m
prepare for the next day's Mount Everest trek. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 03:   Kathmandu - Lukla (2840m) - Phakding (2610m).
In the morning, take a spectacular 40-minute flight from Kathmandu to Lukla - 2840 meters in the Khumbu region of Eastern Nepal - providing unforgettable views of the terraced landscape and river valleys below, as well as up-close perspectives of some of the world's highest mountains followed by a trip to Phakding (2610m). After an easy afternoon's scenic 3 hours walk to Phakding. Overnight at lodge/hotel/resort/guest house.

Day 04:   Phakding - Namche Bazaar (3440m)
Walking through the magnificent forests of rhododendron, ending your nature-filled journey at Namche Bazaar (7 hrs from Phakding). While passing this long and often-steep passage, experience both the serenity and scenery of blue pine forests, firs, and junipers - all serving as the foreground to the beautiful backsplash that is Mount Everest. Overnight at lodge/hotel/guest house.

Day 05:   Day of Acclimatization at Namche Bazaar (3440m)
Enjoy the beauty of Namche's quaint village as well as the friendliness and hospitality of its local people. Trekkers may also visit the local museum containing exhibits displaying the area's native flora and fauna as well as the history of the Mount Everest region. Overnight at lodge/hotel/guest house.

Day 06:   Namche Bazzar - Thame (3820m).
This day we will trek about 5.30 hours to Thame, Thame is at the end of Khumbu Valley and iconic value of Thame is its terrain the people which are untouched by the effects of modern civilization. During the working we will past a large a large array of prayer flags, Chorten and the carved mani stones. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 07:   Thame - Lungden (4500m)
This day we will walk about 5.30 hours to Lungden, mostly up hill,, the trails pass by many old, walled Sherpa villages. During the walking you can observe varieties of plants and animals with unique Sherpa culture. We can probable also share the trail with Tibetan Yak Canavans, trading en route to and from Namche to Tibet with the villagers. We will stay in simple lodge at Lungden.

Day 08:   Rest day and explore around:
This day we can go to Nakpa Valley, which falls on the old trade route to Tibet. Hiking to Darkyachhulung Peak. Visiting Marlung sacred site of warfield. Hiking to Lake Cho Rel Back to stay in Lungden at very simple guest house.

Day 09:   Lungden – Renjola Pass (5340m) – Gokyo Lake 
Today the walking will be about 6 hours to reach the Gokyo lake by crossing Renjo La pass (5340m), the trail often follow steeply ups and down with sandy ridge. We willcross frozen stream, and walk through dramatic rock, we will past several yak kharkas and twin Renjo Lakes, the view from the top is incredible, you can have studding view of 7000 to 8000 metes peaks all around including Kalapathar, Tengboche Monastery, chola glaciers and many more. Overnight at Gokyo.

Day 10:   Gokyo Lake explore around
The excursion to the Gokyo peak usually starts early in the morning. The climb is quite steep first 30 minutes, it will take you an hour to reach the top with its traditional prayer flags. From where you will have a magnificent view of highest peaks, from the west to east are Cho you (8,153m), Gyachung Kang (7,922m), Everest ( 8848m), Lhotse (8,501m) and further way Makalu, On the way to descent you can enjoy, superb view of Gokyo Lake.

Day 11:   Gokyo - Thagnak (4700m.)
Early morning we will walk towards Gokyo ri, form there we will see spectacular views of Cho-oyu, Everest, Makalu, Pumori, Gauri Shankar and many more. We will return to Gokyo for lunch and after lunch we will continue towards Thagnak. We have to walk total 6 hours to reach Thagnak from Gokyo. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 12:   Thagnak - Chola pass (5330m.) -  Dzonglha (4830m.)
This day we will walk uphill at the starting and then little straight and again we will walk uphill and downhill through the glacier. From there we will see good views same as from Namche to Dole. Overnight at Lodge.

Day 13:   Djonglha  - Gorak Shep (5140m.)
This day we will walk about 3 hours to reach Lobuche from Dzonglha through slightly ascending trail. From there we will see various villages such as Dingboche, Pheriche, Dughla. We will have lunch at  Lobuche and afterwards we will continue through uphill trail to Gorakshep. It takes about 2 hours to reach Gorakshep from Lobuche. Overnight at lodge.        

Day 14:   Gorak Shep - Kala Pathar (5550m.) - EBC (5380m)  - Lobuje (4940m.)
This day early morning we will walk towards Kalapatthar from where you are treated with beautiful view of Mt. Everest and Pumori - reaching Kala Pathar (within two hours of trekking). Once observing one of the most up-close and formidable views of Mt. Everest from Kala Patthar, return back to Gorak Shep, after breakfast we will walk along the Khumbu Glacier and up to the Everest Base Camp - the closest destination reachable without proper mountain-climbing equipment. Here, enjoy the spectacular view of the Khumbu Icefall from the world-renowned Mount Everest Base Camp before descending to Lobuje. Overnight at lodge.

Day 15:   Lobuje – Kongma La pass (5535 m) -  Dingboche (4410 m) 8 hours

Day 16:   Dingboche - Pangboche (3940m)
Enjoy a gentle, view-filled descent from Dingboche to Pangboche. Overnight at lodge/hotel/guest house.

Day 17:   Pangboche - Namche Bazaar (3440m)
Further return-descent to Namche Bazaar - once again traversing the beautiful, prismatic forests of blue pine and rhododendron. Overnight at lodge /guest house/hotel.

Day 18:   Namche Bazaar - Lukla (2840m)
An easy walk down to Lulka for the final night's stay in the Khumbu region - participants can explore Lukla, a rapidly changing portion of the Himalayas. Overnight at lodge/hotel/guest house.

Day 19:   Lukla - Kathmandu (1350m)
Take a return flight from Lukla to Kathmandu where participants can kick up their feet and relax at a hotel; taking time to reflect on the journey behind them Overnight at hotel.

Day 20:   Kathmandu
This day you will be free for various activities such as shopping ,sightseeing and etc. Overnight at hotel.

Day 21:   Kathmandu
Transfer to airport, departure on your own destination.

 

COST INCLUDES:

  • Transfer airport – hotel – airport including domestic airport
  • 4 Nights Hotel/Resort in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Kathmandu - Lukla – Kathmandu flight tickets including guide
  • Everest National Park Fee + TIMS (Trekker’s Information Management System)
  • All meal (breakfast, lunch and dinner with tea/coffee) during the trek
  • Accommodation at lodge during the trek
  • Guide  and porter-s during the trek
  • Guide and porter-s all meal, accommodation, daily wages and insurance  
  • Farewell dinner
  • Company service charge
  • All necessary government taxes

COST EXCLUDES:

  • Personal equipment
  • Personal and medical insurance
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Emergency Rescue evacuation by helicopter incase needed
  • Bar bills and beverage (like mineral water, coke, beer and etc.)
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
  • Any other services, which is not mentioned above