Day 01: Departure from own country
Day 02: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu(1350m./4264ft.). Arrive in Kathmandu at any time. Our airport representative will welcome you and give you further details of the program. There are no planned activities for your arrival day, so check into the hotel, get your bearings and enjoy your overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Sightseeing of World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu Valley including:
Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa and Pasupatinath Temple. Overnight at hotel, breakfast included.
Day 04: Flight, Kathmandu to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2652 m) Duration: 3 to 4 hours
Early morning transfer to the airport for Lukla flight. The flight to Lukla is a lifetime experience in itself. The airfield is at high evaluation and the difference between the two ends of the runway is about an exceptional 60 meters only. Trek to Phakding with an arresting, green landscape with the view of Kusum Kangraru. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Day 05: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440 m) Duration: 6 hours
We follow the Dudh Koshi, ascending through Himalayan pine and cedar forests, to the celebrated village of Namche Bazaar. The village of Namche is a historic trading post where Nepalese and Tibetan traders exchange salt, dried meat and textiles. Besides being a splendid destination to shop for traditional crafts, Namche remains the central trading post in the Khumbu that attracts Himalayan and lowland merchants. You will spend two days at Namche for acclimatization, visit local markets and spend time with your team. On the hike we capture our first glimpses of Everest and neighboring peaks. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Day 6: Namche Bazar - Sherpa Village Hotel - Return This is a day for acclimatization;
we will hike to Syangboche Airport (3700m), the supposed to the highest airport in the world. Then continue climbing to Everest View Hotel for great panoramic views of Everest, Lhotse, Amadablam, Tawache etc. On the way back visit Sherpa Culture Museum and Everest Photo Gallery. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Day 7: Namche to Tengboche (3860m/12660ft) Duration: 4-5 hours
The flat and easy trail leads towards the view of Mt. Everest, then descends deep into the Dudh Kosi Valley at Pungki Thanka; from here it ascends the right flank of the Dudh Kosi valley to Tengboche Monastery (3860m). It is the spiritual center of the Khumbu; the climb is long, but more than adequately compensated by views of Mt. Amadablam and on a clear day, views of Mt. Everest and its surrounding peaks. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Day 08: Tengboche to Namche Bazar (3440m/11283ft) via Khumjung village (3700m/12136ft) Duration: 6 hours
Descend Pungki Thanka and complete steep to Khumjung village where we visit Hilary School and Khumjung monastery then easy trek down to Namche. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Day 09: Namche to Lukla (2800m/9184ft) Duration: 7 hours
The trek continues along the Dudh Kosi River to the small mountain airstrip at Lukla, where you will catch your return flight to Kathmandu. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Day 10: Flight, Lukla to Kathmandou. 30-minutes amazing scenic fly back to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel, breakfast included.
Day 11: journey security in Kathmandu, to rest or to explore, as per your inclination. Overnight at hotel, breakfast included.
Day 12: Departure from Kathmandou. Approximately 3 hours before the scheduled flight, a representative from the Nepal Hiking Team will take you to the airport.
Day 13: Arrival at own country.
This very popular trek, accessible to all, will satisfy all those who wish to admire in real time the magnificence of the giant Everest 8848m. The highest peak in the world. An 11-day hike with beautiful views of the highest peaks of the Hymalaya: Everest, Lhotse, Thamserku, Ama Dablam and many other snow-capped mountains.
From Kathmandu you fly to Lukla, the starting point of the circuit. The path takes you to very beautiful villages: Namche Bazar, Tengboche. They are inhabited by the Sherpa ethnic group of Tibetan Buddhist culture. You can visit the museum dedicated to their history and that of mountaineering in Everest.
A comfortable circuit to admire the grandeur of the "roof of the world" and discover the riches of the Buddhist culture.
12-day trek Lodge accommodation