Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft.)
Our representative will be there at the Tribhuvan International Airport to receive you and take you to the hotel in Kathmandu. The same evening, you and your team members will be offered typical Nepali food in a fine restaurant. You will also be briefed about the trip, and dropped at your hotel. If your arrival is late, both the dinner and meeting can be scheduled for the next day.
Day 02: Fly to Lukla (2,800m/9,186ft) & trek to Phakding (2,652m/8,700ft), 3-4 hrs trek
You will fly from Kathmandu domestic airport to Lukla in the early morning. It is just a 30-minutes-long flight. Once you land at Lukla airport, you will find yourself busy with taking photos. Our crews will start taking care of luggage. Usually, trekkers take their lunch at Lukla. After things are properly set by the midafternoon, you will begin your trek up to Phakding. This is a short route. At Phakding, a small and quiet village, you can enjoy an evening walk.
Day 03: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,283ft), 5-6 hrs trek
As soon as your breakfast at Phakding, you will find yourself walking along the banks of Dudh Koshi till you arrive at Monjo, another small and quiet village. This village is a gateway to the Sagarmatha National Park. As you walk through the National Park, you start gradually descending to the banks of Bhote Koshi River till you arrive at Jorsalle village. After a short break, you will be walking towards Namche Bazaar, a globally known small town, where tourists from around the world flock in. It is here you pass your night at a comfortable teahouse.
Day 04: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar
Namche Bazaar has an altitude of 3,440 m (11,253ft). This is the best place for you to stay for a day for acclimatization. It is from here you start ascending towards Base Camp. That’s why special care needs to be given to your body. You can spend your day simply trolling around. Or you can visit a Sherpa Museum or you can walk little up and see the view around. Since this is an ancient place of the Sherpas, you can enjoy watching their architectures and lifestyles.
Day 05: Namche to Tyangboche (3,867m/12684ft), 5-6 hrs trek
After you breakfast at Namche, you set out for the journey along the trail that takes you through the forest and up to the hill. From the hill, you can enjoy watching some of the most magnificent views of the mighty mountains like Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, and Kwangde. Do not forget to take photos. The trail from the mid of the forest finally takes you to Tyangboche. This world-famous monastery is famous for its grand architecture, and the infrastructure. This is the best place to stay. Do not miss the views of the mountains in the evening.
Day 06: Tyangboche to Khumjung (3750m/12,300ft), 4-5 hrs trek
After the pleasant stay at Tyangboche, it is time to set out for yet another exciting adventure. You will descend first to Phungithanka, a quiet small village. The trail descends further through the forest path till you cross Dudh Koshi. From here, you stand climbing up to the forbidden village of Khumjung. The place is amazingly exotic and vibrant with a monastery and monastic lives. You will have a great time to know and feel about the Sherpa culture from this corner of the world.
Day 07: Tyangboche to Thame (3,800m/12,464ft), 4-5 hrs trek
Soon after the breakfast, you will start climbing up to the Khunde village. You will pass through a hospital run by the charity provided by the climbers. A little further up, you will come across Syangboche airstrip, also known as the world’s highest airstrip. From here, you can have a god-like view of the mountains, valleys, forests, rivers, lakes and so on. Many tourists feel proud to be here and you set out for Thame village on your right. This route takes you through trail other than the one followed by the regular trekkers to the Everest Base Camp. You will pass through ancient Sherpa villages. Finally, we reach to Thame Monastery, an apt place to watch rich culture of the Sherpa. You stay here tonight.
Day 08: Thame to Monju (2680M/8791ft), 5-6 hrs trek
Our trek will begin after the breakfast today. Though a longer one but today’s trek is comparatively easier than the other days. We will come across few Sherpa settlement during the walk. A walk of almost 6 hours will take us to Monjo which is a beautiful Sherpa village. People of this village depend on agriculture for their livelihood. These people are warm and friendly. Today’s night will be spent at Monjo.
Day 09: Monju to Lukla (2,800m/9,186ft), 4-5 hrs trek
This is going to be yet another happy day in your trek. After your breakfast, you set out for Lukla, from where you had started walking some two weeks back. Since you are completing this trek, you will be having great joy. But then this is also the day you will be leaving all the natural beauty back. But memory matters. We are sure that memories associated with this adventure are going to make you happy throughout your life. We will celebrate your victory back at Lukla.
Day 10: Fly back to Kathmandu.
You will fly back to Kathmandu mostly in the morning. You will be dropped at your hotel. And, we will take you for a farewell dinner in a restaurant that serves continental cuisine.
Day 11: Departure from Kathmandu
Yes, we will see you off at the Tribhuvan International Airport.
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