Day 1: Kathmandu Arrival
Airport pickup & hotel transfer. Enjoy welcome dinner.
Day 2: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation
Guided tour of 4 UNESCO World Heritage sites. Brief orientation.
Day 3: 40-minute flight to Lukla, 4 hours trek to Phakding (2,651m)
Lukla,to Cheplung village where we have a view of Mt. Khumbila, a sacred mountain which has never been climbed.
Day 4: Phakding-Namche Bazaar (3,438m) 6 hrs
Follow the trail of Benkar then cross Dudh Koshi River & pass Chumoa to Monjo. Pass Jorsale village. With steep ascent we reach Namche Bazaar.
Day 5: Acclimatization Day-Namche Bazaar (3,440m)
Hiking to Sagarmatha National Park rewards trekkers with a sunrise view and the views of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Kongde and so on. If we are interested in a day hike, we trek to Khumjung village a beautiful village with a Sherpa settlement. In exploring Namche Bazar, we observe traditional Sherpa life, Khumjung Hillary School, and enjoy flora and fauna found at such a high altitude.
Day 6: Namche Bazaar-Khumjung (3,810 m) 4 hrs
Hike to Sagarmatha National Park. Day hike to Khumjung village.
Day 7: Khumjung-Tengboche (3,870m) 5 hrs
We walk on a forest trail which will take us to a riverbed. Next, we ascend for around two more hours through pine and fir forests to reach a small village of Tengboche-home to the the largest monastery in the Khumbu region of Nepal.
Day 8: Tengboche to Kyangjuma (3,570m) 5 hrs
From Tengboche, a steep descent of about 1500ft/500m will take us through rhododendron bushes and fir trees to the Dudh Koshi River. We continue on our trail and pass Tashinga and Sansa villages before reaching Kyangjuma. While here, we get to appreciate spectacular views of Ama-dablam, Thamserku, Nuptse, Lhotse and Everest.
Day 9: Kyangjuma-Monjo (2,840m) 5 hrs
We have to reach Namche Bazaar first then continue to Monjo. The trail clings to the steep wooded slope beyond Kyangjuma, winding through several bends. We keep an eye for wildlife such as mountain goats, snow leopards, colorful pheasants, etc. when passing through a forest trail.
Day 10: Monjo-Lukla 6 hrs
The trail descends steeply before it cuts up to the airstrip in Chauri Kharka. On the way we pass Phakding and Chopling villages. The climb from Chauri Kharka is the final climb of the trek.
Day 11: Fly to Kathmandu
Rest/Free day at Kathmandu. Enjoy Farewell Dinner.
Day 12: Final departure
Escort to the airport approx.3 hours before your scheduled flight.