Day 01 : Arrival Day in Kathmandu Nepal
Our representative from Accent himalaya will pick you up at the arrival terminal of the Tribhuwan International airport and escort you to a hotel in Kathmandu. Check in to the hotel and freshen up for a while. In case of any queries regarding the trip, you can consult our representative.
DAY 2 - KATHMANDU TO LUKLA FLIGHT AND PHAKDING
Altitude: 2,800m/9184ft (Lukla) & 2,652m/8,698ft (Phakding)
Walking Distance: 8km (3-4 hours) *
Flight time: 15 min from Ramecchap
Drive time: 4 hours & 30mins (Kathmandu to Ramecchap)
We start our day early! You will be picked up at your hotel and transferred to the domestic terminal of Kathmandu airport for a flight to Lukla. A thrilling flight above the Himalayas will take you to Lukla airport in the Khumbu region of Nepal. Upon arrival, we meet our trekking crew members there who will lead you for your trekking journey ahead. We start our trek with a descend down to Dudhkoshi river. With the astonishing views of the river and other scenic views, we head along a well-leveled path to Phakding. Phakding is a small village on the way with few lodges and guesthouses. We stop at a guesthouse and enjoy our time talking, interacting or exploring around the area. Overnight in Phakding
DAY 4 - PHAKDING TO NAMCHE BAZAAR
Walking Distance: 10-12km (5-6 hours)
As you get higher, you need to get well acclimatized to sustain the elevation gain. Hence, we have separated this day for acclimatization in Namche Bazaar. Namche Bazaar, also popular as the capital of the Khumbu region is a lively plac3 to be at. It is full of shops, lodges, cyber café, and hotels. Strolling along the narrow and crowded path of Namche is a unique experience to mingle with. Today, we walk up to the Everest view hotel for some close views of mountains in Everest. After enjoying the close-up views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Tawache, Mt. Thamserku, etc, we descend down to Namche. On the way back, we visit a popular museum and photo gallery on the way. Overnight at Namche.
Day 04 : ACCLIMATIZATION DAY IN NAMCHE BAZAR
This is a quite leisurely day. There are plenty of things to enjoy around Namche Bazaar. You can spend a day there acclimatizing yourself. Namche Bazaar is the main center of the Khumbu region. Khumbuwan and has many government offices, bank facilities like ATMs, Internet cybercafes, shops, restaurants, and a colorful market. Our guides will take you to explore the real charm of Namche Bazaar. Hiking to Sagarmatha National Park rewards the trekkers with a sunrise view and the views of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, AmaDablam, Thamserku, Kongde and so on. If you are interested in a day hike, you can trek to Khumjung village, a beautiful village rich in Sherpa culture. While exploring and observing Namche Bazar, you can observe traditional Sherpa life, Khumjung Hillary School and enjoy flora and fauna found at such a high altitude. You will stay that night in Namche Bazaar.
DAY 05 - NAMCHE BAZAAR TO TENGBOCHE
Walking Distance: 10km (6 hours)
Your trail extends to some wonderful phases of the entire journey. You will be blessed with some inspiring views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Tawache, Mt. Thamserku, etc on your way to Tengboche. Upon arrival, you visit a monastery in that place. Also, known as Tengboche monastery, it is a popular monastery in the entire Khumbu region. We pay our visit to the monastery and explore around the place for some striking close up views of mountains especially Mt. Amadablam. Overnight at Tengboche
DAY 06- TENGBOCHE TO DINGBOCHE
Walking Distance: 11km (6 hours)
Leaving the monastery, we head towards the summer settlements of Dingboche. On the way, we pass Pangboche which is a large Sherpa settlement of that area. If interested, we can visit the oldest monastery in the region here. However, we may skip the plan and walk ahead until we reach Dingboche. Overnight at Dingboche
DAY 07 - DINGBOCHE: REST AND ACCLIMATIZATION DAY
As we are gaining height simultaneously and are up for gaining, even more, it is a wise decision to acclimatize ourselves for our journey ahead. Therefore, we stop at Dingboche as we have plenty of options to spend our time here. We can either explore the village or hike up to some vantage points around and return back to Dingboche for overnight stay.
DAY 08 - DINGBOCHE TO LOBUCHE
Walking Distance: 11-12 km (6-7 hours)
We pass the summer settlements of Dingboche and walk ahead along the wilderness of mountainous terrain to Lobuche. On the route, we pass Thukla village with magnificent views of Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lobuche and Mt. Pumori on sight. We walk until we reach Lobuche – a small village/ settlement with few hotels, lodges, teahouses, and homestays with very basic facilities. Overnight at Lobuche
DAY 09 - LOBUCHE TO GORAKSHEP AND EVEREST BASE CAMP and Kathmandu Via Helicopter
Walking Distance: 15km (6-8 hours)
It is the most adventurous day of our entire journey. We leave Lobuche and head along the mountainous terrain to Gorekshep. From here, we hike up to Everest Base Camp, the top of the world. You will be blessed with some astounding views of mountains like Mt. Lhotse, mt. Nuptse, Mt. Ama Dablam and Mt. Pumori however the mighty Everest is invisible from the base camp. Hence, we hike up to Kala Patthar for some glorious views of mountains amidst the sunset. Kalapatthar is best known for the outstanding views of mountains in the Everest region. The sunset view as the golden sun hides behind the snow clad mountains is a pleasing view to relish your eyes with. We return to kathmandu va Helicopter .