With eight of the world’s ten highest peaks, Nepal is loaded with spectacular mountains vistas. Everest trek is not only famous for its proximity to the world’s highest mountain (8848m.) but also for its friendly Sherpa people, picturesque villages, great variety of cultures and traditions, colorful festivals and monasteries. The flora and fauna are other ornaments of the Sagarmatha National Park.
This trek offers an enduring experience of natural beauty, geological magnificence with the breathtaking views of Everest The spectacular flight to lukla, and the start of the trek to Namche bazaar, the colorful center of Sherpa life and a meeting place for Himalayan traders and yak caravans. From Kalapathar (5545m) offers the best vantage point for viewing Everest. Tengboche Monastery, the focus of Sherpa Buddhist devotion, sits at an elevation of 3,867n with Ama Dablam (6856m) as a magnificent backdrop.
There are many options for additional exploration and high-altitude walking, including the crossing of Cho La, a 5420m, hike to Gokyo Ri . Strenuous trekking is continuously rewarded with dramatic Himalayan scenes, including four of the world’s highest peaks: Cho Oyu (8,201m.), Makalu (8,463m.), Lhotse (8,516m.) and Everest (8,848m)
Day 01 : Meet at Kathmandu Airport
Day 02 : Sight-seeing of Kathmandu
Full day sightseeing in Kathmandu valley includes the Hindu temple complex at Pashupatinath (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) & the biggest Buddhist Stupa at Boudhanath. Also visit Monkey Temple the Swyambhunath (2000 years old temple) and visit Patan city of fine arts. Return to the hotel.
Day 03 : Flight from KTM - Lukla
After having a 35 minuates scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla continue trek to Phakding, which takes approximately 3 hours on the way you will have a view of mt Nupla( 5885m) Kusum Kangaru (6367m) and mount kongde range. Overnight in Phakding (2,652m).
Day 04 : Phakding to Namche (3,440m)-
Day 05 : Acclimatization day in Namche
Day 06 : Namche to Tengboche (3,867m)
Day 07 : Tengboche to Pheriche
Day 08 : Another acclimatization day,
Day 09 : Pheriche to Lobuche
Day 10 : Lobuche to Gorakshep
Day 11 : Gorakshep to Kala Patthar
Day 12 : Pheriche to Phortse
Day 13 : Phortse to Khumjung (3790m.)
Phortse to Khumjung (3790m.) after working few minuates down and one hour up you will arrive at Mongla. From here you will see a panoramic view of Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Kusum Kangaru, Konde-Ri and Tawache peak. After working 2 hour you will arrive Khumjung (3780m), Khumjung is the largest settlement village in the Sherpa land where you will have chance to see real Sherpas life style and there cultural activities, The village has also a high school which is funded by Sir Edmund Hillary Foundation and also an old monastery where they have preserved famous Yeti skull.
Day 14 : Khumjung to Phakding,
Day 15 : Phakding to Lukla
Day 16 : Flight from Lukla
Day 17 : Kathmandu free day
Day 18 : Final departure
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Activities Hiking & Trekking
Trip Duration 18 Days
Max. Altitude 5545 meters
Group Size Min. 2 / Max.12 + Above
Best Season Mid February to May and October to mid December
Trekking Type Lodge & Camping trek