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/35 minutes and trek to Phakding 2610m/3-4 hours
After 45 minutes fly from Kathmandu to Lukla and will have breakfast and then continue our journey passing many Buddhist monuments during the trail and finally we reach in Phakding which takes about 3 hours. We will have lunch there. Overnight at a lodge in Phakding.
Day 3: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar 3440m/5-6 hours
In the morning after breakfast; we start from hotel and we reach in Monjo after 3 hours walk passing many suspension bridges with good view of Mt. Thamserku and we should entry our permit and will have lunch in Jorsalle. Then we start to climb steep up slowly passing high suspension bridge till Namche Bazar which takes about 2 and half hour. Overnight at a lodge in Namche Bazaar.
Day 4: Acclimatization Day - hike to Everest View Hotel 3880m
In this day, we will hike to Everest view hotel for panoramic and spectacular view of mountains. It takes 2 hours to reach in there and after 1 hour enjoy with the mountains then we climb down to Khumjung village for the visit ancient monastery and Khumjung Hillary School. It takes about 1 hour. We can see Skull of Yeti inside the Monastery. This is the biggest Sherpa village in Khumbu region. Again we continue our trek to Khunde village which takes about 1 hour. We will have lunch there and visit the old monastery and back to hotel in Namche via Syangboche village. It takes about 1 and half hour. Overnight at a lodge in Namche Bazaar.
Day 5: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche 3860m/4-5 hours
In the morning, we start our trek like as before days and the trail continues to straight until reaching Kyanjuma village and takes about 1 & half hour walk and then the trail climbs down to the Dudh Kosi River and cross by suspension bridge. We can see a series of picturesque water driven prayer wheel. Then we will have lunch in Phungi Thangna. The steep ascent brings us to Tengboche village. We can visit ancient Buddhist Monastery in evening time to take a meditation with many monks and nuns. The views of the mountains are spectacular in the morning and evening. Overnight at a lodge in Tengboche.
Day 6: Rest day in Tengboche - hike to surrounding hills
In this day, we can hike to Pangboche Village which takes about 4 hours round trip. We can also visit the monastery in Pangboche which is situated just above the village. Or Option includes just hike to surrounding hills in Tengboche for the spectacular views of high mountains. We can see Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Tawache, Cholatse, Thamserku, Khwande Range, Kangtega, holy Khumbila and other snow-capped mountains. Overnight at a lodge in Tengboche.
Day 7: Trek from Tengboche to Monjo 2835m/6-7 hours
In the morning after breakfast, we leave the village and descend gentle slopes. Then, the trail becomes a steep descents through the forest until reaching the Dudh Kosi River and cross by a bridge. It takes about 1 and half hours. After crossing the bridge, we keep ascending through a forest and arrive in the village name is called Kyangjuma. Now we walk the level trail the mountain flank until reaching the large settlement of Namche Bazzar which takes about 2 hours. We will have our lunch there. After Lunch, we continue the trail keep a steep descending until reaching Monjo. The trail descends through pine trees and cross the high suspension bridge over the Dudh Kosi River. Then our trail continues River side and we arrive in Monjo and it takes about 2 and half hours. Overnight at a lodge in Monjo.
Day 8: Trek from Monjo to Lukla 2840m/5-6 hours
In the morning, we leave the Monjo and We continue our trek until reaching Phakding with crossing several bridges about 1 and half hours walk. We will have our lunch there. After lunch our trail continues until reaching Lukla with passing up and down which takes about 2 hours. Overnight at a lodge in Lukla.
Day 9: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu 35 minutes
Early in the morning fly back to Kathmandu which takes approximately 45 minutes. Transfer to Hotel. Refresh and relax. Afternoon, half day sightseeing and free for shopping.Overnight at a 4 star hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 10: 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 Spring (March 16, to May 31, 2023) and Autumn (September 1, to November 30, 2023).
In this matter, you need 1 buffer day to manage all transfer to and from Manthali Airport (OR we adjust the program on Day 2 that you will do the guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu and later in the afternoon, transfer to Mulkot). 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 Tour)
All inclusive Trek Price for 1pax (single/individual/solo); USD 1585
All inclusive Trek Price for 2pax basis (couples/friends); USD 1365 per person
All inclusive Trek Price for 3pax basis (small groups); USD 1270 per person
All inclusive Trek Price for 4pax basis (small groups); USD 1195 per person
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