On arrival at Kathmandu, Nepal International Airport well received by our guide and staff with traditional welcome greetings. Then short drive to your hotel, located in the heart of a city. Accommodation in one of the best 5 star deluxe hotels. Check into your lovely rooms, after rest and getting refreshed from the Jet-Lag. Walk down to the hotel lobby to join with other trekking members for group briefing. Provided by your guide or Group Leader, with useful information regarding the trek, hotels, local lodge on route walks.
Evening a group welcome dinner in an authentic Nepali Restaurants.
Entertains you with Nepalese folk cultural program, an introduction to Nepalese heritage and culture while you enjoy the meals.
Another day in Kathmandu for familiarization with local Nepalese cultures and historical background. Morning after breakfast, our city / cultural guide will take you for a short drive in the heart of Kathmandu city.
Kathmandu most places are steeped with UNESCO World Heritage Sites, like old Durbar Square / Palace Courtyard. After an interesting tour of old Durbar Square, a short drive to Nepal’s famous landmark. The Swayambhunath Stupa of more than 2,500 years history. A Buddhist monument stands on a hill top west of Kathmandu city, from here visit of Pashupatinath. The holy Hindu Temple of Lord Shiva, one of most revered sacred sites, tour continues to Bouddhanath Stupa, also called ‘Little Tibet’. A great place houses world’s largest Stupa with all seeing eyes of Lord Buddha.
After an exciting tour, back to hotel rest of the afternoon preparation for Everest Luxury trek.
As time for Lukla flight, early morning transfer to Kathmandu domestic air-terminal, then board in a small aircraft. During 35 minutes air enjoy panorama of Himalaya range of peaks with Mt. Everest, as plane lands at Lukla airport.
The airport is named in tribute to late Tenzing & Hillary, from Lukla walk begins towards Dudh Koshi River valley. A pleasant walk of few hours through Sherpa villages, adorned with Buddhist monument and prayer walls.
After few hours of good walk reaching Phakding village for overnight in the comfort of a nice lodge or resorts.
From Phakding todays walk leads to famous Namche Bazaar, morning after breakfast, walk across a long bridge to Monjo village. Then enter Sagarmatha National Park, Sagarmatha a name of Everest in Nepal, while the native Sherpa calls Chomolungma.
On entering the national park, cross another bridge to Jorsalle for lunch stop, the last village before Namche Bazaar. Afternoon walk on Dudh Kosi River valley, then crossing a high last bridge. An exciting long winding uphill brings to Namche Bazaar and check into a nice lovely lodge for overnight stop.
A day in Namche Bazaar, for acclimatization before heading towards higher altitude. Morning take a short hike on top of Namche Bazaar for grand views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse and Nuptse. Includes Ama Dablam with an array of peaks, as well visit the park museum. Afternoon browse around the streets of Namche Bazaar, and soak into local immense cultures of Buddhism. An interesting place with nearly all facilities for local villagers as well for trekkers.
Adventure from Namche continues on leaving Namche Bazaar towards our destinations, morning walk on scenic wide path. Facing views of snow peaks and then down to Imjatse River. A small settlement and popular lunch and refreshing stops, afternoon climb up to Tengboche monastery. A beautiful spot surrounded by giant mountain panorama with views of Everest. At Tengboche tour of the monastery. Observe the monastery interior and main prayer large hall adorned with tall statues of Buddha with various saints and Gurus.
From Tengboche a short descent to a nice lovely areas at Deboche for overnight stop, where best lodges available.
After a wonderful stop at Deboche near Tengboche facing morning views of
Mt. Everest and majestic Ama Dablam. Morning walk down to Imjatse River to cross a bridge, from here tree lines fades for short alpine bushes.
A slow gradual climb to Pangboche village, the last permanent village on route Everest base camp. From here a short up to Somare for possible lunch stop with close views of towering Mt. Ama Dablam.
After lunch a slow climb uphill, afternoon can be windy due to open exposed terrain. Walk down to a river, and then climb towards scenic Imjatse valley at Dingboche. Situated beneath Ama Dablam North Face facing views of Island Peak, Nuptse and Lhotse with Taboche peak. Transfer into one of the best lodge available with rooms overlooking views of snow-clad peaks.
Enjoy another rest day at Dingboche, a lovely spot enclosed by high mountain range within scenic Imjatse valley. Enjoy a short acclimatization hike to Nakarjung hill above Dingboche offers grand panorama of surrounding snow peaks.
Overlooking Island Peak with Mt. Makalu in the east with an array of giant mountain range. Afternoon at leisure and explore around Dingboche a moderate settlement with many nice lodges and restaurants.
After an enjoyable time at Dingboche, walk continues heading for a short steep climb, and then walk on gentle path. As the trail winds up to Thugla, a small settlement with few tea-houses and lodges. Where trail from Pheriche and Dingboche joins, a nice spot for lunch stop. Afternoon climb up to Thugla ridge, and then on gradual path to Lobuche, and transfer into a nice lodge.
Lobuche, located on a wide valley with several good lodges facing grand views of Nuptse peak.
Today, the big day of the adventure start the morning hike after early breakfast, our mission to Everest base camp. One of the longest day walk, heading towards rocky moraine and above Khumbu glacier. After few hours of good hike reaching Gorakshep, located on a flat glaciated field beneath Kalapathar hill and
From Gorakshep, continue towards east following over a rocky path above Khumbu glaciers, then reaching base camp. Stand beneath the towering peaks of Nuptse, Lhotse and Everest, which is not visible obstructed by other high peaks.
Enjoy the dramatic scenery of ice and glaciers within close reach to massif Khumbu Ice Fall. On reaching our main highlight of the adventure walk back to Gorakshep for overnight stop. After a long exciting great day to Everest base camp.
Rising early for last final adventure hike to the top of Kalapathar rocky hill, the highest point of the journey. Rewards breathtaking panorama of towering giant peaks with Mt. Pumori in front, overlooking closest views of Mt. Everest.
After an exciting moment on top of the world feeling in high spirit, descend to Gorakshep. Having breakfast return walk downhill past Lobuche and Thugla, and down to Pheriche valley. Stopping at Pheriche settlement for lunch a place with many good lodges and restaurants.
Having lunch along with views of Taboche and Cholatse and Ama Dablam peaks, walk down to a river. A short climb and then descend to Pangboche for overnight stop in the comfort of a nice good lodge.
Morning from Pangboche walk gets easier as altitude gets lower, hike down to a river to cross a bridge. From the bridge a long climb back into green tree lines reaching Tengboche for short stop. Walk continues downhill to cross another bridge with short climb up to Sanasa village. Which is close to the junction of Namche, Khumjung and Gokyo route, from here a short up to Khumjung village.
After a rest a short steep climb for less than hour reaching a high ridge covered in dense tree lines. Where Everest View Hotel located, the first deluxe and luxury hotel ever built around high Khumbu region. Enjoy the luxury comfort at Everest View Hotel for overnight facing excellent view of Mt. Everest.
After a pleasant overnight in a tranquil spot at Everest View Hotel, enjoy the morning glory view of Snow Mountains. Walk leads on gradual path with long downhill to Namche Bazaar for possible lunch stop. Afternoon head down to Dudh-Koshi River and then short up to Sagarmatha National Park.
Walk through the park entry and exit post, then reaching a lovely village of Monjo for overnight halt.
Last day of the adventure, enjoy the morning walk with short down and ups to Phakding. From Phakding on the same trail with hour climb to Lukla for final overnight halt around Khumbu and Everest region. At Lukla for lunch and overnight stop, with time to browse the town of Lukla.
An early breakfast, with short walk to Tenzing & Hillary airport terminal in Lukla, as plane arrive from Kathmandu. Board on the small aircraft for swift short flight back to Kathmandu, and then transfer to the hotels.
Rest of the day at leisure and for individual activities and shopping souvenirs of Nepal.
Reserved as contingency day, in case of flight delay or cancelation in Lukla due to unfavorable weather condition. Might occurs sometime, if all goes well as per the itinerary enjoy the full day in Kathmandu relaxing and recalling the memories of wonderful Everest base camp trekking. As well join in for another tour to Patan and Bhaktapur, worth a visit.
Your last day in Kathmandu and Nepal, as per your international flight time our staff transfer you to the airport. Then bid farewell to guide and staff as you enter the airport terminal for homeward bound flight, after a memorable adventure on Everest Luxury Trekking.
We are hoping to see you next time.