Day 01: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla – trek to Phakding: (2610m)
Early in the morning your guide will come to pick you up at your hotel for the transfer to the domestic airport. You will fly from Kathmandu to Lukla where the trek starts. Initially the trail descends steadily along the banks of the Dudh Koshi River , passing Sherpa villages and Mani stones before reaching Phakding. This an easy day for first step to the Khumbu region exploring the village and river bank and overnight at Phakding.
Day 02: Phakding to Namche (3446m)
Approximately 5 hrs duration, this is a beautiful days walking through magnificent rhododendron, magnolia and fir forest. Several villages provide welcome teashops and the views of the peaks improve continuously until Namche is finally reached after a long ascent up a ridge. Namche is the main Sherpa village and the main gate of Khumbu region. We can rest here and enjoy an afternoon walking round the village.
Day 03: Rest / Explore day at Namche Bazaar (3446m)
This is day for exploring the local market and can have lot of facilities such as internet, phone, club bar, bakery house and local shopping for tourists. You can also visit Everest view hotel above Namche from where you can see many high mountains, including the highest, Mt. Everest . If you have got the time, visit the hidden village of Khumjung with a Monastery (with a Yeti head!) and the Hillary school and back to Namche for overnight at the Hotel. This day also allows you to acclimatize to the altitude, necessary for the onward journey.
Day 04: Namche Bazar to Tengboche (3860 m.)
After breakfast, our trek leads to Fungi Thenga for lunch. After lunch we ascend another two hours to reach Tengboche where we pay a visit to the Monastery with our guide. It is approximately five hours, walking distance from Namche to Tengboche. Overnight in Tengboche.
Day 05: Tengboche to Namche Bazaar (3446m)
The route steeply descends to Phunki Thangka through the pine and Rhododendron forest then ascends the ridge passing some small villages including Sanasa and kyanjuma. A further 2 hours walk through pleasantly scenery path leads you to Namche Bazaar and overnight at Hotel.
Day 06: Namche Bazaar-Lukla (2780m)
It’s a long down hill walk to Phakding crossing many suspension bridges. After lunch in Phadking we trek up to Lukla village and stay overnight at an Hotel here. Later in the afternoon you have time to explore the local market and village and later enjoy a final dinner in the mountains.
Day 07: Lukla to Kathmandu
Early in the morning after a quick breakfast, we check in to the airport and fly back to Kathmandu enjoying the wonderful scenery on the way. When we reach Kathmandu you will be transferred to your Hotel for overnight stay.
Trip Dates and Costs
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