Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu
Namaste and Welcome to Nepal! Upon your arrival at the airport, our representative will receive you and transfer you to your hotel.
Day 2: Full Day Sightseeing Trip in Kathmandu Valley with our Tour Guide by private car,
A historic city in itself, the beauty of Kathmandu will leave you in awe. With the mountains as the backdrop in the Northside, Kathmandu valley inside it has the finest examples of temples and with them the finest architecture in wood and stone. We will visit Pashupatinath temple, the biggest temple of Shiva, Boudhanath Stupa which is one the most significant Buddhist sight and Swayambhunath, also known as Monkey Temple. Overnight at a 3-star Hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 3: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla 2840m,
Recognized as one of the most dangerous airports in the world, the flight to Lukla is an adventure in itself. The small airstrip nestled high on a cliff has an uncharacteristically short runway. The flight to Lukla gives us unprecedented beautiful views of the mountains and the mountainous terrain of Nepal. However, there are chances of flight delays or cancellations and we have proper plans to accommodate such incidents in our journey. Overnight in Lukla.
Day 4: Trek from Lukla to Chutang 3020m,
After an early breakfast, we leave Lukla and move forward. The walk is a nice one through the magnolia and rhododendron forests. We will be crossing some old bridges and farms to reach Nangbu. We continue ahead towards Chutang along the pleasant trail with great scenic backdrops. Upon reaching Chutang, we can observe the lifestyle of the people in the region. Overnight in Chutang.
Day 5: Trek from Chutang to Chatrabuk 4320m,
After breakfast, we will move from Chutang. Today’s trek is mostly uphill and tiring. We will also be taking packed lunches with us today. We will be trekking on steep paths as we cross the Zatrwa La (4610m) which is the first pass of the ridge separating Hinku and Khumbu valley. We will be greeted with multiple colorful prayer flags as we reach the pass and continue walking for some more hours before we reach Chatrabuk. Overnight in Chatrabuk.
Day 6: Trek from Chatrabuk to Kothe 3580m,
Today, after breakfast, we will move out and cross small passes after which we will get the first glimpse of Mera Peak (6,476m). Our trek will be mostly downhill today through the zigzagged trail of rhododendron trees. There aren’t many tea houses or settlements in this region, making it a quiet walk. We will have to tackle a few uphill sections and follow a river until we reach Kothe. Overnight in Kothe.
Day 7: Trek from Kothe to Thangnak 4358m,
We make our way to Thangnak today, where we will spend two nights to acclimatize. The ascent isn’t steep making it an easy walk. We will be able to see the desolate upper Hinku valley which provides magnificent views of Kusum Kanguru (6,367m) and other peaks. We will pass a small Gompa also which seems to have camouflaged perfectly with the rocky setting. We will further climb up to reach Thangnak. Overnight in Thangnak.
Day 8: Acclimatization Day.
Acclimatization is the key to any successful trek. This allows you to adapt to low oxygen at high altitude and is often done by hiking around surrounding hills. Keeping oneself active and moving around is the best-recommended method for acclimatization. We can append the day by exploring the areas around Thangnak. Overnight in Thangnak.
Day 9: Trek from Thangnak to Khare 5045m,
With wonderful vires of Mera (6,476m), Kusum Kanguru (6,367m) and Kyashar (6,769m) mountains, we will trek on the easy path to Khare. We will be able to see many colorful tents from various expeditions and lodges while the cloudy atmosphere adds to the mysterious beauty of this place. The human settlement is the last one before the Base Camp of Mera peak. Overnight in Khare.
Day 10: A day for further acclimatization.
As we are at a height of 5000m, it is crucial that we acclimatize. We will make short hikes around the area and adapt our bodies to the Himalayan atmosphere. If any discomfort is felt, be sure to immediately inform your trekking guide. He will take the necessary steps according to the progression of the symptoms. Overnight in Khare.
Day 11: Trek from Khare to Base Camp 5415m,
The climb today is going to be relatively easy. We will gradually ascend to Mera La pass (5415m) and continue on the trail ahead. As we move up, we reach the base camp we see many tents set up by many expeditions. We then set up tents for the night. You can explore the area and converse with people and share your experiences. Overnight in Base Camp.
Day 12: Trek from Base Camp to High Camp 5800m,
We will gain altitude as we ascend the trail to High Camp. This trek will give us fantastic panoramic views of the Himalayas in Everest region namely being Cho Oyu (8188m), Kangtega (6782m), Ama Dablam (6856m), Nuptse (7861m), Lhotse (8414m), Makalu (8463m), Baruntse (7129m). We will also be briefed on about our expedition for tomorrow by the guides. We will sleep early as the climb begins pretty early in the following morning. Overnight in High Camp.
Day 13: Summit to Mera Peak 6476m and back to Khare 5000m,
We will be making our move to ascend the peak at early hours of the morning, while it’s still dark. It is a slow walk to the top as the sun slowly rises and shines a light on the mountains. Everest (8,848m) can be seen along with peaks such as the Makalu (8,463m), Lhotse (8,414m), and Cho Oyu (8,188m) and even Kanchenjunga (8,586m) towards the far east of Nepal. On reaching the peak we will get an immense feeling of accomplishment and witness the highest mountains of the world which is an absolute delight. Overnight in Khare.
Day 14: Reserve day for climbing
If we are unable to make the summit on the proposed day, we will be attempting the climb today. This is a reserve day to keep us safe from unpredictable weather conditions, which might hamper the ascent.
Day 15: Trek from Khare to Kothe 3580m,
We will make quite a descent today to Khare. Retracing our steps we will cross the small settlements and little monasteries on our way. We will descend along the trail that passes through Thangnak, Gondishung, and Mosom Kharka to reach Kothe. We can rest our weary legs or explore the surrounding areas. Overnight in Kothe.
Day 16: Trek from Kothe to Chatrabuk 4320m,
We follow the same paths as we did before. While previously we walked these steps we were filled with anticipation, now we are filled with a sense of accomplishment. We will walk through Thuli Kharka and also pass the Zatrwa La pass (4610m). Before reaching Chatrabuk, we will go through sparse rhododendron forests. Overnight in Chatrabuk.
Day 17: Trek from Chatrabuk to Lukla 2840m,
Our last day of walking, we move towards Lukla bidding farewell to the Himalayan ranges and exotic landscapes. This walk is a good time to reminisce and experiences of the trek and the climb. We can enjoy by relaxing in small pubs and toast to our accomplishment as we reach Lukla. We can also observe the lifestyle of the people in the region.
Day 18: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel
Today, we will fly from Lukla to Kathmandu. The excitement of this time is bound to be different as we will have experienced the mountains and spent some quality time in the mystical region. This time as we look down, we will appreciate their hospitality and hard work. Upon arriving in Kathmandu, you will be transferred to your hotel and you can shop for gifts and souvenirs in the local marketplaces.
Day 19: Final Departure to International Airport.
As your journey to Nepal ends, our representative will drop you at the airport for your flight.
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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 the clients themselves.