Day 01: Our office representative will pick you from the airport and transfer to the hotel.
Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Shivalaya by bus (1767m/5350ft) 8 hours
Day 03: Shivalaya to Bhandar(2194m/ 6507ft) 5:30 hours
Day 04: Bhandar to Sete(2573m/ 7791ft) 6 hours
Day 05: Sete to Junbensi(2675m/ 8099ft) 6 hours
Day 06: Junbensi to Taksindo(2971m/ 8996) 5 hours
Day 07: Taksindo to Khari khola (2050m/ 6207ft) 5:30 hours
Day 08: Khari Khola to Payu(2939m/ 8899ft) 6 hours
Day 09: Payu to Phakding (2610mtrs/8563ft) 5 hours.
Day 10: Phakding to Namche Bazaar(3440m/11286ft). We continue our trek heading towards Namche Bazaar, which is at an altitude of 3535m. 5:30 hours
Day 11: Namche Bazaar(3440m/11286ft). Known as the Gateway to Everest we will spend today here in order to acclimatise and adjust to the thinning air. As well as a short trek there is a museum celebrating the traditional customs of the Sherpa people to visit. More importantly, from here you will get the first proper glimpse of Everest and the surrounding mountains, the day allows time to observe and reflect the journey ahead. 5 hours.
Day 12: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche(3860m/12664ft) We trek to an altitude of 3850m today. On reaching Tengboche your guide will tell you about the local monastery situated here. The group will be taken to observe the prayer ceremony either in the evening or morning depending on how the days trekking went. 5:30 hours
Day 13: Tengboche to Dingboche(4410m/14468ft) Our trek continues to climb as we head to the altitude of 4310m taking our time so not to be affected by the thinning air. 5:30 hours
Day 14: Dingboche(4410m/14468ft) Our second acclimatisation day includes a visit to the nearby Chhukung Valley where the group will be taken to Chhukung Ri (5546m). This point offers fantastic views of the fifth highest mountain Makalu. After appreciating the surrounding scenery we trek back to our camp in Dingboche, relaxing in the evening. 5 hours
Day 15: Dingboche to Lobuje(4910m/16108ft). Today our trek climbs to 4910m. 5:30 hours
Day 16: Lobuje to Everest Base Camp(5363m/17595ft) and back to Gorak Shep. Leaving camp early we trek up to the Base Camp where many explorers have begun their attempts at scaling the worlds highest mountain. After absorbing the achievement of reaching this point and taking photographic evidence we descend back to Gorak Shep where we overnight. 7 hours
Day 17: Hiking up Kalapathar(5545m/18192ft) and overnight at Zongla (4710m/15453ft). From our base at Gorak Shep we continue to climb this time hiking up Kalapathar. Leaving as early as possible to take advantage of the morning light, the panoramic views of Everest and the surrounding mountains, as we reach our destination of the Kalapathar viewpoint. Following this we descend to Zongla (4710m). 6 hours
Day 18: Zongla to Thagna(4500m/14764ft) via the Chola-la cross(5420m/17782ft). We begin the day by climbing to Chola-la (5483m) crossing over and descending once more to Thagna (4500m). 5:30 hours
Day 19: Trek to Gokyo(4790m/15715ft). Today takes the trek to our final destination, Gokyo (4790m).
Day 20: Gokyo to Gokyo peak(5410m/17749ft). Our day begins with a steep climb to the top of Gokyo Ri (5483m). Despite the early start all those who attempt this will be rewarded with some of the most spectacular views. Overlooking the Gokyo valley, the massive Ngozumpa Glacier and taking in the panoramic views of the whole Khumbu Himalayas. See the giants Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu (8481m), Cho-oyu (8153m) and Gychung Kang (7922m). Take time to enjoy the views or for the more adventurous explore the glacier and Gokyo peak before returning to the camp early afternoon. 4 hours
Day 21-22: Descend to Namche Bazaar via Dole(4210m/13812ft). Leaving the mountains behind us our descent takes us through Dole (4200m) before continuing back to the town of Namche Bazaar (3440m). We arrive back into Namche Bazaar early afternoon allowing time to explore and reflect on the trek just completed. 9 hours
Day 23: Namche Bazaar to Phakding(2610m/8563ft). Continuing our descent we overnight in Phakding. 4 hours
Day 24: Phakding to Lukla(2840m/9318ft). Finally we return to Lukla where the trek began what seems a lifetime ago. Enjoying time to reflect on the trek as a group and the personal achievement of all those who took part.
Day 25: Lukla to Kathmandu. After Breakfast. We will walk about 5 minutes to airport to catch our return flight to Kathmandu. The planes leave at 7:30 am and takes 35 minutes.
Day 26: Departure from Nepal.
Note of above Itinerary:
- O/N = Over Night
- B & B = Bed & Breakfast
- FB (Full Board) = Accommodation, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
Above itinerary can be designed along your preferences. Please let us know whether you would like to make a shorter or longer. And if you would like to stay more than 26 days, you can do city guided tour in Kathmandu, white water rafting, jungle safari or Everest mountain flight, we are happy to follow your suggestion accordingly.