Min 4 pax
The expedition starts with your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu. Our staffs will warmly you greet you and guide you to your hotel. You refresh and meet them again for dinner. Over dinner, you will discuss the details of the trip.
We will need at least two days to prepare documents and proper briefing regarding the expedition. After filling out the necessary personal details, our staff will handle the rest of the administrative work. Then licensed mountaineers will instruct you on the dos and don’ts for the trip. They will also share crucial tips.
After an early breakfast, you head to the domestic airport to catch a first flight to Lukla. The plane heads east, and you get to see spectacular views of the landscape. The 40 minutes flight will be entertaining as you view the hills and mountains. In Lukla, you meet the local guides and porters who will accompany this expedition. After resting for a while, you start your trek along the banks of the Dudh Koshi River. After crossing it, you ascend to Phakding for an overnight stay at the teahouse.
Today, you head to the famous Sherpa town, Namche Bazaar. The trek starts after breakfast, and you start to cross several suspension bridges. After passing several settlement areas, you arrive at Monjo. From Monjo, you enter Sagarmatha National Park, so you need to show your permits here. The trail then starts to go uphill, and after crossing Namche Hill, you arrive at Namche Bazaar for an overnight stay at the lodge.
Since you’ll be going to higher elevations, it is essential to acclimatize to it. The best way is the actively spend the day walking around. After breakfast, you hike up to Sherpa Culture Museum and learn more about the ethnic community and their culture. Then, you head to Tenzing Norgay Memorial and then hike to Syangboche hill from where you can see beautiful panoramas of Everest, Cho Oyu, Lhotse, and Nuptse.
After breakfast, you walk the trail that goes along the Dudh Koshi River. En route, you get to see amazing views of Everest, Ama Dablam, Lhotse and many more. The trail winds through the various village, and once you arrive at Phunke Tenga, you descend sharply and cross the Dudh Koshi River. The path then goes through a forest filled with rhododendron and pines, and you finally reach Tyangboche. You visit the famous monastery here and stay overnight at lodge.
After breakfast, you descend to Imja Khola and slowly go uphill towards Pangboche. The trail today has stunning views of Ama Dablam. You walk past many Mani walls and monasteries. Then the trail goes through the thick forest of pine and thorny juniper bushes. Once you see signs of agriculture, you know that Dingboche is near. Overnight stay at the teahouse.
The trail goes north, and you walk past Mani walls. Today, you can see spectacular views of Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Kongma Tse, and Pheriche village. Once you arrive at this village, you head to Dughla. Enjoying the views of Everest and Mt. Pumori, you arrive at Lobuche for overnight stay.
Today is the last day to acclimatize. After breakfast, you hike up to the nearby hills and enjoy the panorama of the mountains and terrain. You can also interact with the local people to know more about Sherpa culture and traditions.
Finally, you start to head towards Everest. The trail today goes along rocky and steep terrain. Walking along icy ponds and glaciers of Khumbu Glacier, you trek to Gorakshep, which is the relatively flat land right below Kala Patthar. After a few hours of ascending the route, you find a suitable place to set up tents. Then, you head to Kala Patthar to observe the scenic views of the Khumbu region. Overnight stay at Gorakshep.
After breakfast and cleaning up, you head to the Base Camp. The route is filled with crevasses of Khumbu Glacier, so you need to be careful. Walking along icy trails and moraines, you arrive at the Base Camp and set up tents for overnight stay.
Today, your journey to the top of the tallest mountain will start. It will take about one and a half months for you to trek to the top and return to the Base Camp. There will be two camps on the journey to the summit. Atop the mountain, view the majestic sight of the surroundings as you celebrate your victory. Get ready for your return trek.
After the vigorous and exciting climb, you head back to the Base Camp. There, you rest for a while and then descend to Dingboche via the route you took to ascend. Overnight stay at the lodge at Dingboche.
Today, you head to Tyangboche. En route, you can see amazing views of the mountain you summited. Once you reach Tyangboche, you can visit the local yak cheese factory. Overnight stay at the lodge.
Today, you head back to the hustle and bustle of Namche Bazaar. The descend takes lesser time in comparison to the time you took to ascend. After passing by several villages, you arrive at Namche Bazaar for overnight stay.
Today is the last day you trek in the Khumbu region. You retrace your steps and arrive at Lukla by afternoon. Then, you join the local staff for a farewell dinner and celebrate your success. Overnight stay at the lodge.
After a long journey, you finally head back to Kathmandu. You board the early flight and enjoy aerial views of the snow-clad mountains for the final time. In Kathmandu, our staff will receive you warmly and congratulate you on your great feat. Then, you head to the hotel and rest.
Today is your free day so you can spend it however you like. You can either go for souvenir shopping or relax at a café/spa. We can also arrange sightseeing to place you want to visit. For this, you need to inform us of one-day prior. In the evening, you join our staff and enjoy the farewell dinner.
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