Day 01–Arrival in Kathmandu
Our representatives will be there at the Airport, ready to greet you as soon as you land at the International Airport in Kathmandu. A pleasant drive through happening streets of Kathmandu will lead you to our hotel where you will be briefly explained about the itinerary package. The rest of the time you will spend at the hotel.
Day 02–Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding:
Next morning, you will take a flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. 30 minutes of scenic flight through the mountains will take you to the Tenzing- Hilary Airport in Lukla which is amongst the dangerous Airports in the world considering its location, altitude and topography. The thrilling trekking over the exotic terrains of Everest Region initiates from the Airport whereby you will have a casual walk for about 3 hours to arrive at Phakding Village where you will be staying overnight.
Day 03–Trek to Namche Bazaar:
The trail continues along the Dudh Koshi River before moving up through Himalayan Pine and Deodar Cedar forests to make it to Namche Bazaar, the hub of Everest Region which has taken prime position as Trading Post in between Tibet and Nepal since bygone days where salt, dried meat and other consumable and textile items were bartered. We will stay overnight in a guesthouse at Namche.
Day 04– Rest day in Namche:
Acclimatization is of supreme importance during high altitude trekking in Nepal. The fourth day will be meant for acclimatization and rest as you will get used to the changing altitude and environmental condition. Experts suggest mild walk rather than staying idle during acclimatization. We will have casual stroll through the busy market area of Namche. If you feel like exploring more, we can arrange a brief visit to Local Village around Namche that offers views of Everest and Lhotse among many other mountains.
Day 05–Trek to Dole:
Crossing the valleys along the rhododendron, juniper and coniferous grooves, we will walk past the meadows with lush green vegetation. Amusing ourselves with the views of yaks and sheep grazing on the green pasture field, we will make it to Dhole where we will be staying overnight.
Day 06–Trek to Machhermo:
Traversing the dense forests, we will notice the gradual rise in altitude as we climb up along the side of the valley to make it to Machhermo which is mythically associated as the home of abominable snowman, Yeti where we will be staying overnight.
Day 07–Trek to Gokyo:
Escalating uphill about 300 meters we will eventually enter the Gokyo Valley. Waddling across several glacier lakes, we will make an advance to the amazing Gokyo Valley where we will be staying overnight.
Day 08–Trek to Dragnak:
Trek to Dragnak that locates itself at almost the same altitude as Gokyo Chola Pass offers the easiest way to reach Cho La Pass that will motivate us to engage in this trek. Arriving at Dragnak, we will stay in a camp for the night.
Day 09–Trek to Dzongla via Cho La Pass:
It is going to be the most difficult part of trekking so far. So we will head towards the Cho La Pass early in the morning. Pursuing the slippery path through snow, we will conquer the Cho La Pass. Enjoying the mesmerizing views of surrounding landscapes including Everest and other mountains, we will descend to Dzongla where we will be staying overnight.
Day 10–Trek to Lobuche:
A brief trek pursuing the ridges and rocky trail will in the end lead us to Lobuche which marks the end of our trekking for the day.
Day 11- Trek to Gorak Shep:
Crossing the lateral moraines of Khumbu Glacier, we will escalate through Thangma Riju and Changri Glacier offering the first look of Kala Patthar to make it to Gorak Shep Lake.
Day 12– Trek to Kala Patthar via Everest Base Camp and back to Gorak Shep and Dingboche:
Treading along the Gorak Shep Lake, we will proceed through Indian Army Mountaineers’ Memorials to Everest Base Camp. Amusing ourselves in the astounding views of Nuptse, Khumbutse and Pumo Ri Mountains, we will head towards Kalapatthar known better for its sunset view before returning back to Gorak Shep Lake, a short trek whence will lead us to Dingboche.
Day 13– Trek to Namche:
Passing through grooves of woods and cascading waterfalls will let us through several Sherpa settlements before winding up in Namche Bazaar where we will be staying in a hotel.
Day 14– Trek to Lukla:
About seven hours of trekking through the easy trekking trail will lead us to Lukla. We will be returning back to Kathmandu only tomorrow so this day we will prepare for our flight and stay in a hotel at Lukla.
Day 15– Fly back to Kathmandu:
30-minutes of picturesque flight above mountains will finally lead us to domestic airport in Kathmandu from where we will head towards our hotel. The free time can be utilized by visiting the freak streets of Thamel to buy the souvenirs. A dinner will be hosted in the evening to commemorate the successful trekking to Everest Base Camp.
Day 16– Departure:
After last moment preparation, you will be transferred to the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu where you will board a flight to your next destination. We were thrilled to
welcome you and hope to see you soon again.