This trek heads from Lukla to the Sherpa towns up north. We spend time in mountain village of Namche Bazaar which was a famous trading center between Tibet and Nepal. From Namche we head up to the holy village of Tengpoche. This has long been the religious centre for all inhabitants of the Solu Khumbu area. There are numerous shrines and a beautiful monastery that sits at 3870 meters. You will take your time heading back to Lukla and there are many options for extra side trips. This trek takes 8 days up with some up and down hiking.
Day 01 Depart Kathmandu via air, for Lukla (8800ft) and a short trek (2-3 hours to) to Phakding at 8,661 feet. The flight into Lukla is similar to the Everest View flight for views and beauty.
Day 02 The trail climbs gradually following the river and enters the Everest National Park at Jorsale, then crosses the river and climbs steeply to Namche (11,100 feet). (4-6 hours).
Day 03 Namche/ Rest day or day hike possible. Namche is capital of the Khumbu district and offers many ways to spend a day.
Day 04 Tengboche. We Climb the ridge above Namche and descend to the Dudh Koshi Riover before climbing again to Tengboche Monastery (12664 feet). (4-6 hours).
Day 05 Rest and Explore the Tengboche.
Day 06 Return to Khumjung
Day 07 Manjo
Day 08 Lukla
Day 09 Fly to Kathmandu by noon.
Minimum Group size: 2
Season: all year (on a bad weather flight does not goes)
Departure date: as per your convenience.
• Daily itinerary as described,
• all inclusive camping or lodge trek with English speaking guide and porters,
• all meals on trek,
• all fees and land transportation,
• Flights (Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu).
• Bottled beverages, tips,
• items of a personal nature,
• delay due to weather,
• equipment failure or situations beyond our control.