Everest View Trek Itinerary
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,338 m/4,390 ft)
The trip begins with the arrival in Kathmandu. Our office representative will welcome you at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) from where you will be taken to the hotel. Overnight at a 4-star hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 2: Full Day Guided Sightseeing Tour in Kathmandu Valley by private van.
After a fulfilling breakfast at the hotel, our tour expert will meet you in the hotel premises. He will give the highlights of the day that includes the places of Boudhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple and Swoyambhunath Stupa and you will be visiting and know about their brief history. Overnight at a 4-star hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 3: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2,840 m/9,318 ft, 40 minutes by flight) and trek to Phakding (2,610 m/8,563 ft, 7.4 km/4.6 mi, 3-4 hours walking)
Early in the morning, the van will pick the group up for your departure to Lukla via domestic flight. The majestic views and adrenaline rush is a combination that one encounters while reaching the beautiful destination at 2840 m, Lukla. After a meeting with our guide, porters and brief rest, we will trek for 3-4 hours to a small village in the Khumbu region, Phakding situated at an elevation of 2610 m. Overnight at a Lodge in Phakding.
Day 4: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m/11,286 ft, 10 km/6.2 mi, 5-6 hours walking)
On the fourth day, we will walk for about 5 to 6 hours to reach the trading hub of Khumbu Region, Namche Bazaar. Located at 3440m, Namche Bazar is the Gateway to the high Himalaya. Overnight at a Lodge in Namche Bazaar.
Day 5: Acclimatization Day and Hiking to Everest View Hotel (3,880 m/12,730 ft) and Khumjung, Khunde village:
To avoid altitude sickness, it is very important for people to be accustomed to the conditions of high altitude. We will walk to Everest View Hotel for the panoramic and spectacular view of the majestic mountains followed by the exploration of Khumjung village which is the biggest Sherpa village in the region. The old monastery located here is one of its major attractions also because of the Skull of Yeti put out to display. The trek continues to Khunde village where we stop for lunch and brief rest. We descend back to our lodge in Namche Bazaar for the stay. Overnight at a Lodge in Namche Bazaar.
Day 6: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,860 m/12,664 ft, 9.4 km/5.8 mi, 4-5 hours walking)
The day begins early for us as we continue our trek in the trail that leads us to Kyangjuma village which is about 2 hours far from Namche Bazaar. We descend down to the beautiful Dudhkoshi River crossing suspension bridge and observing beautiful landscapes like never before. Post lunch, we have a steep trekking route to encounter to reach the destination of the day, Tengboche which is situated at 3860m. If we reach here right on time (in the evening), we will be able to witness spectacular views of the mountains and visit one of the oldest Buddhist Tengboche Monastery. Overnight at a Lodge in Tengboche.
Day 7: Trek from Tengboche to Pangboche (3,930 m/12,894 ft, 4 km/2.5 mi, 2 hours walking) and excursion to Amadablam Base Camp (4,600 m/15,092 ft, 13 km/8 mi, 5-6 hours walking)
Passing by Rhododendron forests and suspension bridge, we reach Pangboche village after a brisk 2-3 hours walk. After lunch here, we can take an excursion to Amadablam Base Camp located at 4600 m. Ama Dablam that stands 6812 m high is one of the beautiful mountains in Everest Region. We stay overnight at Pangboche. Overnight at a Lodge in Pangboche.
Day 8: Trek from Pangboche to Phortse (3,810 m/12,500 ft, 5.4 km/3.6 mi, 3-4 hours walking)
The last destination before walking back to Lukla is Phortse. Phortse is a Sherpa village at an elevation of 3810 m where we reach by climbing to upper Pangboche and moving southward along the route. The rocky terrain with patches of scrub junipers offers a leisurely walk giving the good view of the Imja Khola Valley. Phortse Gompa, a monastery built using traditional techniques is situated at the top of the village. Overnight at a Lodge in Phortse.
Day 9: Trek from Phortse to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m/11,286 ft, 9.7 km/6 mi, 5-6 hours walking)
We leave Phortse in the morning post breakfast and take the downhill route through the forest to the bridge. We then pass by the ridge of Mong-La, this patch of the trail is steep and about 1 and half hours long, passing through the pine forests. After lunch, we head down to Kyangjuma, a settlement located at 3620 m. A walk for another two hours and we reach Namche Bazaar. Overnight at a Lodge in Namche Bazaar.
Day 10: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2,840 m/9,318 ft, 18 km/11.2 mi, 6-7 hours walking)
Early today, we leave for Lukla through the trails through pine trees and bridge over Dudh Koshi River. In about 2 and a half hours we reach Jorsalle. We trek down further, crossing bridges to reach Phakding, where we stop for Lunch. After lunch, we trek further up and down the trail for about 2 hours to reach Lukla. Overnight at a Lodge in Lukla.
Day 11: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu (1,338 m/4,390 ft, 40 minutes by flight)
After a good breakfast, we board the plane for roughly fifty minutes long flight to Kathmandu. This flight enables you to get bird’s eye view of the Himalayas. You will be picked by our private van to drop at the Hotel. Overnight at a 4-star hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 12: Final Departure from Kathmandu
The 12-day long trip comes to an end today. After a good, heavy breakfast, our office will accompany you to the airport by our private van three hours prior to the flight schedule.
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 (April 1, to May 31, 2024) and Autumn (October 1, to November 30, 2024).
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 Trip - For Families with children)
All inclusive Trek Price for family of 3 persons; USD 4200
All inclusive Trek Price for family of 4 persons; USD 5460
All inclusive Trek Price for family of 5 persons; USD 6700
All inclusive Trek Price for family of 6 persons; USD 7980
# Pricing for Group Size Basis: (Private Trip - For Individuals, Couples and Small Groups)
All inclusive Trek Price for 1pax (single/individual/solo); USD 1910
All inclusive Trek Price for 2pax (couples/friends); USD 1515 per person
All inclusive Trek Price for 3pax (small groups); USD 1450 per person
All inclusive Trek Price for 4pax (small groups); USD 1400 per person
All inclusive Trek Price for 5-6pax (small groups); USD 1365 per person
Note: Horse renting in Everest Region is USD 85 per day per horse including horse man, his food, accommodation, salary and insurance.
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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.