Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu 1338m
Arrival in Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport and you will be met at the airport by our representative who will be waiting with a Swiss Family Treks sign outside the terminal and transfer to Hotel by private car. Welcome drink and after you settle into the hotel there will be a group briefing with your tour leader. He will discuss the trek details and co-ordinate any last minute arrangements. Overnight at a 4-star hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 2: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla 2840m/40 minutes and trek to Phakding 2610m/3-4 hours
After a 40 minutes flight from Kathmandu to Lukla early in the morining, we have breakfast in Lukla. Then we start our trek seeing Buddhist monumentson the trail. After 3 hours we arrive in Phakding have lunch there. In the afternoon, we explore the surrounding hills and village. Overnight at a lodge in Phakding.
Day 3: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar 3440m/5-6 hours
In the morning after breakfast we continue our trek to Monjo where we arrive after 3 hours passing many suspension bridges with a nice view of Mt. Thamserku. Lunch in Jorsalle. Then we start to climb up slowly crossing over high suspension bridges until we reach Namche Bazar. Overnight at a lodge in Namche Bazaar.
Day 4: Acclimatization Day: Hike to Hotel Everest View and explore to Khumjung/Khunde Village
Today, we hike to the Hotel Everest View for a panoramic and spectacular view of the mountains. It takes about 2 hours to reach there, after 1 hour we start to see the mountains. Then we descend to Khumjung village to visit the monastery and we can see the Skull of the Yeti inside the Monastery. This is the biggest Sherpa village in the Khumbu region. We continue our hike to Khunde village and have a lunch there. Then we visit the old monastery and return back to Namche Bazaar. Overnight at a lodge in Namche Bazaar.
Day 5: Trek from Namche to Lukla 2840m/6-7 hours
In the morning, we leave Namche Bazar first following the trail descenting and then over a high suspension bridge crossing the Dudh Koshi River. Then our trail runs at the banks of River and we arrive in Jorsalle which takes about 2 and half hours. We continue our trek to Phakding with crossing several bridges which takes about 1 and half hours. Here we have our lunch. After lunch our trails continues to Lukla. Overnight at a lodge in Lukla.
Day 6: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu 40 minutes
Early moning flight back to Kathmandu airport which takes around 40 minutes. Pick up by SFT car and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu. Shopping in Thamel. Overnight at a 4-star hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 7: Final Departure from Kathmandu
Your trip will come to an end today after breakfast. Your leader will be on hand to advise and assist with your onward travel arrangements and transfer to Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport by our private van around 3 hours before your flight schedule and flight back to your home/other travel destination.
Important Notice for domestic flight to and from Lukla
Due to avoid air traffic congestion at Kathmandu Airport and for smooth flights operation, the Lukla flights shall be operated from Ramechhap (Manthali) Airport effective from Autumn (September 25, to November 30, 2023) and Spring (March 16, to May 31, 2024).
In this matter, you need 1 buffer/extra day to manage all transfer to and from Manthali Airport. We would like to suggest you for driving to Mulkot which is 3 hours driving away from Kathmandu and spend a night there at a hotel, then next morning an hour of driving brings you at Manthali Airport to catch the flights to Lukla. On return, you can fly to Manthali Airport and same day drive back to Kathmandu.
Pricing for Group Size Basis: (Private Trek - Standard Package - For Individuals, Couples, Families and small Groups)
All inclusive Trek Price for single/individual trekker; USD 1295
All inclusive Trek Price for 2 trekkers basis (couples/friends); USD 1105 per person
All inclusive Trek Price for 3 trekkers basis (small groups/families); USD 1080 per person
All inclusive Trek Price for 4 trekkers basis (small groups/families); USD 1050 per person
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Note: In case of emergency during the trip, Helicopter will be arranged by Swiss Family Treks & Expedition GmbH. The charges must be paid by clients themselves.