One among the 7th Natural wonders, Mt Everest is a dream destination for all and no wonder why this is one of the most popular adventure treks. With a breath-taking vista of the world’s highest point, located in the Khumbu region of Nepal, trekkers can explore the beauty of the culture and stunning views of the mountain at the same time. With a height to reach 5545 meters to reach Kalapatthar (11283 ft. above the sea level) by trekking via base camp located at 5364 m / 17594 ft above sea level, it is a lifetime experience for all travellers. Khumbu regions beholds natural beauty, cultural essence and adventure and have always awe-struck everyone with the challenge to conquer and rejoice the beauty of travel.
Your adventures start right after charting an air flight to Lukla from Kathmandu and reach at a peak while you are landing off for a trek at Lukla airport.
Surrounded by the hills, Lukla Airport itself holds a thrill and makes your spine erect in chills. Passing through the Sherpa village, you begin your Everest base camp journey and will be experiencing the untouched lifestyle of the locals in the era of vast modernization. Throughout your journey, the mountains will be calling you and the embellish sky will provide you with an aura and spiritual bliss. Through Woodlands and Rhododendron forests, we will pass through ridges and suspension bridge and visit most popular destination and stay facilities at Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche and Gorakshep and replenish their unique culture and follow the prayer flags and ‘Gumbas’, striding forward to our destination and back.book this package
As you arrive at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), you will be greeted by one of our airport representatives. He will help you get transferred to your Hotel. There are no planned activities for the day, so you may check into your Hotel and relax. Overnights stay at the Hotel in Kathmandu.
Today, we will be flying to Lukla. By chartering the early flight to Lukla from Kathmandu Domestic Airport, we will be transferred to Lukla Airport. Within this aviation period, you will be able to enjoy the breath-taking views of the Mountain Peaks. From Lukla, we will be hiking to Phakding. Phakding is a beautifully situated settlement at the edge of Khumbu’s Dudh Koshi River Valley. In this route, you will be able to get glimpses of the amazing Kusum Kanguru Peak. We will make our overnight stay at the guesthouse at Phakding on this day.
From Phakding, we will be hiking to Monjo. Monjo opens the entrance to the Sagarmatha National Park. With the rich terrain encompassing thick pine woodlands and rhododendron trees, we will follow the trail and pass through a small settlement of Tok-Tok and Jorsale. Crossing-over the suspension bridge of Dudh Koshi River, we will hike uphill for 7-8 hours toward the Sherpa capital of Namchee Bazaar. Namchee is a famous Himalayan town situated at the altitude of 11,283 feet from the sea level. Namche is also a commercial hub of the Khumbu region. We will stay overnight at the guesthouse.
Today, we will separate a day to acclimatize with the altitude and weather. This spot can podcast amazing views of the Everest peak and other neighbouring Himalayan Range. Thamserku, the Kongdi RI and the Ama Dablam are few renowned Mountain Peaks among many others. We will visit Sherpa Culture Museum and Everest Photo Gallery to know more about this region and we will also be able to hike up to the Syangboche Airstrip, situated just above the town and enjoy the stunning view of Namche below and the Himalayan peaks surrounding the town.
Today, we will start our hiking from Namche Bazaar. We will start our leisurely hike through the woodlands towards Tengboche village and traverse through Imja Khola and rhododendron-village with emerald pastures. Tengboche is most renowned as a spiritual hub and the lush-full views of Ama Dablam and the Everest Himal will amaze us all leading on our way. Situated at an altitude of 12660 ft above sea level, tengboche will replenish your hunger for spirituality by offering a place to take homage in the famous Tengboche Monastery.
We start our day after having a morning breakfast and start hiking up over the Imja Khola and cross several suspension bridges towards Dingboche. Passing through the smaller smaller settlements of Pangboche and Orsho, we will witness Mani (Maney) carved stone walls and prayer flags oscillating gently by the Himalayan breeze. Dingboche is referred to as “the summer valley” and all our journey tiredness will wear-off with mesmerizing views of the Everest peaks. Everest peaks tower over the village quite dramatically.
Today we will separate one more day for acclimatization. We will hike up to Nagarjun Hill situated near Dingboche to capture the panoramic views of the Imja valley. Majestic views of the Everest peaks, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Nuptse and many others will sway your mind towards the higher dimension of life. We will rest for awhile and observe the profoundness of nature in awe and cherish the beauty of nature. After spending some time we will hike down.
We start our morning and trek toward another small settlement of the Khumbu region, ‘Lobuche’. Hiking through the trail of pasture and lush wood, the terrain is majestically situated. Being a snowy area the shrubs are scarce in Lobuche. It is a small settlement that is towered over by the Lobuche peaks. Lingtern, Pumori and the Khumbutse Himalayan peak are among some of the major attractions.
Today, we will start our most anticipated trekking journey. From Lobuche, we will head towards Gorakshep. Gorak Shep is one of the last settlements before reaching Everest Base Camp. Scarce in population, this settlement was used as the base camp site before. Hiking along the Khumbu glacier we pass through the moraine and reach the base camp. The Khumbu IceFall is one of the most popular destinations among every trekker. After spending some time at the base camp of Everest, we will return back to Gorekshep.
We will start our hiking early in the morning and trek toward Kalapatthar. It will be one of the best vantage points with panoramic views of the entire Mount Everest range. Breath-taking sunrise amidst the Everest peaks is quite ethereal it will take your breath away. We will hike back toward Pheriche village following the same trail.
We will retrace our way back to Namchee and move quickly following the Imja River to Tengboche. We will trail down to Phungki Thanka and pass through Kyangjuma to reach Namche. It will be an easier fall-back trek though the woodlands. Hiking through the wood-land gives us eloquent time to mesmerize the beauty of the mountain views and admire the journey that we have travelled so far. Glimpses of mountain trails that we have travelled so far will be visible all around the route.
The trail back to Lukla from Namche follows the same path as before. Prayer flags, Chortens, Mani walls and Gompas sparsely located will help bless us till eternity. The Dudh Koshi River will once again gush and we will cross over the suspension bridge and gradually ascend to Cheplung and Lukla.
Today, you will have a short flight from Lukla back to Kathmandu. Bidding goodbye to the Everest peaks for the last time, we will be able to glimpse at the mountain peaks one final time before we land at Kathmandu. Upon reaching Kathmandu, you will be taken to your Hotel.