Itinerary Summary : Everest View Trek
1 : Arrive in Kathmandu (1350m)
You will be greeted at the Tribhuvan International Airport and transferred to a hotel in Thamel, where you will enjoy your delicious welcome dinner. Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.
2 : Pre-trip meeting and Kathmandu cultural sightseeing tour
Today you will go for cultural sightseeing in Kathmandu valley and visit various UNESCO World Heritage sites in the valley like Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath, and Boudhanath. These places consist of centuries-old temples, monuments, monasteries, and antique buildings. After the sightseeing, there is a pre-trip meeting to prepare for the week-long trek. Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.
3 : Fly to Lukla (2840m) trek to Phakding (2610m)
There is an early morning flight (35 minutes) to Lukla, the starting point for Everest View Trek. On the way to Phakding, you will witness various animals like mules and yaks along with the breath-taking view of the Khumbu Himalayas. You will also pass by some beautiful buildings, streams, hills, monasteries and prayer stones as you climb to Phakding. After reaching Phakding village, you can go for a short hike to Thaktul Monastery. Overnight in Phakding.
4 : Trek from Phakding (2610m) to Namche Bazaar (3440m) 6 hours
After the early morning breakfast, you will start the trek to Namche Bazaar alongside Dudh Koshi River. On the way, you will come across numerous suspension bridges and Himalayan forests filled with rhododendrons, pines, and magnolias to officially enter Sagarmatha National Park premises. After reaching Namche Bazaar, you will see mesmerizing views of the mighty Everest (8848m) along with other mountains like Lhotse (8516m) and Thamserku (6623m).
5 : Explore day and acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar (3440m)
There is no trek today for altitude acclimatization. Instead, you will explore the beautiful town of Namche Bazaar situated amid various breath-taking mountains and mostly dominated by the Sherpa locals. You will also visit the museums, stupas, and monasteries in and around Namche Bazaar and explore the lifestyle and culture of Sherpa people. Alternatively, you can hike up to Everest View Hotel (3880m), one of the highest hotels in the world, for a grandiose view of Mt Everest (8848m). Overnight in Namche Bazaar.
6 : Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3860m) 5 hours
After an acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar, you will trek to Tengboche along the ridge above a snaky river. The narrow trail passes through small rhododendron forests dotted with numerous Buddhist stupas and Mani walls carved with Buddhist mantras. Upon reaching Tengboche, you will explore the sacred Tengboche Monastery and enjoy the stunning view of Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8516m) and many other snow-clad peaks of the Khumbu Himalayas. Overnight in Tengboche.
7 : Trek from Tengboche to Monjo (2835m) 5 hours
After an early morning breakfast in Tengboche, you will return to Namche Bazaar and from there you will hike down to Monjo alongside Dudh Koshi River. A steep descent from Namche Bazaar leads to numerous suspension bridges across Dudh Koshi River and to the small village of Monjo. Overnight in Monjo.
8 : Trek from Monjo to Lukla (2840m) 4 hours
The final day of the trek will take you to Lukla whilst hiking alongside Dudh Koshi River. As you walk down from Monjo, you will pass through various villages like Chumoa, Bengkar, Phakding, and Chuthawa adorned with many Buddhist stupas. You will then reach Pasang Lhamu Memorial Gate marking the end of your trek. You will spend the rest of the day exploring Lukla and stay the night there.
9 : Fly back to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel
After the short yet enthralling trek, you will catch a flight back to Kathmandu from Lukla. Upon arrival, you can either rest in the hotel or explore the streets of Kathmandu. You can also go shopping in Kathmandu for souvenirs. Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.
10 : Free day in Kathmandu and farewell dinner
As you have a free day in Kathmandu, you can spend the whole day exploring the valley. You can go hiking around Kathmandu or enjoy some recreational activities like rock climbing and paragliding. In the evening, along with our team, you will enjoy a delicious farewell dinner as a token of love from us. Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.
11 : Departure to international airport for your final flight
Today we will drop you at Tribhuvan International Airport to connect you with your final flight back home.