Having eight out of ten world highest mountains, Nepal is enriched with stunning panorama of Himalayan range with exciting mountains. The reason behind the popularity of Everest trek is not only due to the propinquity of the world’s highest mountain, Mt Everest (8848m) but also for the friendly Sherpa inhabitants of the region, picturesque villages, tolerance and variety in culture and religion, colorful festive occasions and monasteries.
Numerous varieties of flora and fauna are the other appealing ornaments of the Sagarmatha National Park enjoyed during the trek. The story of yeti is still a mystery in the world from the Khumbu region. Continuing upstream along the banks to the confluence of rivers Bhote Kosi and Dudh Kosi, it is here where we begin our first sustained ascent to Namche Bazaar after crossing the large suspension bridge. Walking at a slow pace, we will have fantastic photographic opportunities of the peaks of Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8511m), Nuptse (7879m), Ama Dablam (6856m) and Taweche (6542m). These peaks on the sight for the first time keep on couraging us for their other rare views with the enthusiasm of the photos to be taken for lifelong memories. Climbing again, the path takes us through pine trees to reach the distinctive horseshoe shaped bowl containing the village of Namche Bazaar.
DAY 01: ARRIVE IN KATHMANDU When you arrive in Kathmandu, you'll be taken to your hotel. While in Kathmandu you will have time fascinating Buddhist and Hindu temples and shrines reflecting ancient local traditions are highlighted on our guided tour. There's time to explore the city's many charms on your own too. In the evening delicious traditional Nepali well come dinner await for you. O/N in Kathmandu. (Welcome-Dinner)
DAY 02: KATHMANDU CITY TOUR After breakfast, we'll visit Swoyambhunath temple, and said to be 2000 years stupa on a hillock offers breath-taking view of Kathmandu City. We will then processed to Visit Pasupatinath and Bouddhanath. After lunch we'll visit Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan (Lalitpur) - which is the oldest of the three major cities in Kathmandu Valley - famous for its Buddhist monuments and Hindu temples, and you can catch the traditional artisans working with wood, stones and metals. O/N in Kathmandu. (B/L/D)
DAY 03: KATHMANDU / LUKLA / PHAKDING This morning we will be transferred from your hotel to Kathmandu airport for our domestic flight to Lukla. The flight itself is awe-inspiring as we fly parallel to the Himalayan giants bordering Nepal and Tibetan China. Flying time to Lukla is approximately 40 minutes. Upon arrival in Lukla, our local guides and porters will meet us. There will be time to explore the village whilst the Sherpa crew sort and load equipment. Lukla lies at an altitude of 2850m ("luk la" = place of sheep). From Lukla we descend on a wide trail northwest to the village of Choblung in the Dudh Kosi Valley. The valley radiates energy through beautiful pine and rhododendron forest. The walking is easy and we follow the river's course, passing through the village of Ghat. Our destination is the small village of Phakding. O/N in Phakding at Teahouse Lodge or Tented Camp. (B/L/D)
DAY 04: PHAKDING / NAMCHE BAZAAR From Phakding we head up valley on a busy trail: porters from the lower Solu district in the south ferrying supplies to Namche, Sherpas with their Zopkio (half yak, half cow) taking trekking or climbing expedition equipment to the higher valleys. Continue along beside the Dudh Koshi amongst beautiful alpine scenery, through the fragrant blue pine and fir forest, glimpsing spectacular views of Kusum Kangru (6369m) and Thanserku (6608m) along the way. We again cross the Dudh Kosi, to the western bank at Jorsale prior to trekking through the entrance to the Sagamartha National Park. Continuing upstream along the banks to the confluence of the Bhote Kosi and Dudh Kosi, it is here we begin our first sustained ascent to Namche Bazaar after crossing the large suspension bridge. Walking at a slow pace, we have fantastic photographic opportunities as the peaks of Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8511m), Nuptse (7879m), Ama Dablam (6856m) and Taweche (6542m) come into view for the first time. Climbing again, the path takes us through pine trees to reach the distinctive horseshoe shaped bowl containing the village of Namche Bazaar. Stay in the heart of the village. O/N in Namche Bazaar at Teahouse Lodge or Tented Camp. (B/L/D)
DAY 05: NAMCHE BAZAAR / KHUMJUNG From Namche, we trek out of the village bowl and follow a small trail high above the Dudh Kosi River, where the views are incredible; behind to the west, the ridge of Nupla and Kwangde Himal (6194m); across the valley to the south, the towering ice-fluted walls of Thamserku (6623m), and to the east at the head of the valley, the Lhotse and Nuptse wall, towering a full three and a half thousand meters above the valley at Dingboche. Everest looms above the ridge, a black, triangular rock; Sagarmatha, "Goddess Mother of Earth", is a truly magnificent sight. On a small ridge across the valley, the monastery of Thyangboche can be seen, a small speck against the gigantic mountain background. We descend to Khumjung, and after staying in the more westernized town of Namche Bazaar, these villages make a welcome change. Here tourism has hardly changed the life of the Sherpas. It is possible to take the opportunity to sample the Sherpa speciality, Riki Kur - a type of potato fritter enriched with yak butter. The afternoon has been left free to assist with further acclimatization. O/N in Khunjung at Teahouse Lodge or Tented Camp. (B/L/D)
DAY 06: KHUNJUNG / TENGBOCHE (THYANGBOCHE) In the morning we descend to the village of Shanasa and then contour to Trashinga where the trail drops steeply to cross the Dudh Kosi at Phukitenga (3250m). A break is taken here by a series of water-driven paryer wheels. In the late morning we initially climb steeply before the trail levels out to ascend gradually towards Thyangboche. It is a steady ascent of approximately 2 hours through pine fir, black juniper and rhododendron forest. Thyangboche is set in a beautiful meadow, high on a ridge surrounded by towering Himalayan peaks. A peaceful, tranquil position, surely one of the wonders of the world and the Thyangboche Monastery is spectacularly situated. The monastery dominated by the gompa with its prayer flags and mani stones was founded in 1916 as a meditation centre. O/N in Thengboche at Teahouse Lodge or Tented Camp. (B/L/D)
DAY 07: TENGBOCHE / MONJO Follow a similar trail through a forest of juniper, rhododendron and fir to Phunkitenga, you continue on to cross the Dudh Koshi for a steep descent to Trashinga. After lunch at Shanasa you make you way back to Namche Bazaar. Following a steep descent passing the Bhote Kosil, crossing the river, follow the bank to Jorsale, then to Monjo for overnight. O/N in Monjo at Teahouse Lodge or Tented Camp. (B/L/D)
DAY 08:MONJO/UKLA This morning you will depart Monjo and continue your descent along the Dudh Kosi, before making a final ascent to reach the Lukla plateau by mid afternoon. On arrival in Lukla you will have time to relax and celebrate the completion of your trek. O/N in Lukla at Teahouse Lodge or Tented Camp. (B/L/D)
DAY 09: LUKLA / KATHMANDU This morning you will be transferred to Lukla Airport for your flight back to Kathmandu. On arrival in Kathmandu, you will be met and conveyed to hotel. The remainder of the day has been left free for shopping and pick up some last minute souvenirs. O/N in Kathmandu. (B/L/D)
DAY 10: DEPARTURE: After breakfast free for you until time to leave the international airport for your final departure. (B)
01. Accommodation in different standard hotels as per our different category package with all meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner). 02. Sightseeing tour as per itinerary with English speaking guide. 03. All necessary transportation from airport to airport as applicable. 04. All inclusive treks with food, sleeping tent, dining tent, toilet tent, chairs, tables, sleeping bag and mattress. 05. Services of English speaking trekking guide, cook, sherpa and porters during the trek. 06.All Safari Activities. 07. All trekking permit and national park fees.
01.Travel insurance. 02.Nepal entry visa fee US$ 40 (for 30 days Multiple). 03.Personal nature expenses. 04.Soft and hard drinks such as alcohol, hot water, mineral water, cold drinks etc. 05.Laundry, phone call, tips and internet. 06.Meal other then breakfast in Kathmandu and Pokhara. 07.Alternative transportation in case of heavy rain, landslide, strike road blocked etc. 08.Emergency flight by helicopter
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