Day to Day Detail Itinerary
Day 1 : Arrive in Kathmandu / Nepali dinner with ethnic cultural program.
Upon the arrival at Tribhuban International Airport, a representative from Adventure High Pass will receive you and transfer to the hotel have booked
We will go to Adventure High Pass if you arrive earlier in a day, if not we will make settlement of due amount and introduce guide.
Day 2 : Trek Preparation and Kathmandu city tour
Today, we tour to heritage sites at Kathmandu. We start a guide tour from your hotel to four heritage site in Kathmandu which is listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites. First we visit to Pashupatinath Temple situated in Gausala and banks of Bagmati River where Aryaghat, famous funeral site for Hindus lies. After sightseeing, we visit to Boudhanatha, the Buddhists shrine which is one of the largest stupa in the world. Boudhhanath is one of the holiest Buddhist pilgrimages that include over 50 Tibetan Gompas or monasteries and popular tourist destination. Tour leads to Kathmandu Durbar Square also known as Basantapur holds the medieval king’s palaces who had ruled over Kathmandu Kingdom once. Our last tour will be Swayambhu (the self-existent) which is one of the famous touristic areas where we find large number of monkey population. After sightseeing, we go back to you hotel and you can take rest and stay.
Day 3 : Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla airport and trek to Phakding(2652m/8700ft)
We will take early morning flight from Kathmandu (1400m). There are many flights for Lukla (2840 m). The flight duration from Kathmandu to Lukla is approximately 35 minutes. After we reach Lukla, we take rest for an hour while our guides and local porters prepare for the trip. After an hour rest, our trail begins to Phakding (2652m).
Day 4 : Freshen up and taking rest for a while trail leads to Namche Bazar (3440m/11283ft)
From Phakding trail leads to Dudh Koshi River and valley lying to its west bank. Climbing steeply towards Benkar through a rocky ridge, we head to the magnificient forests of magnolia, giant firs and rhododendron which make the trail beautiful to walk in. We climb up to Monjo (2840m) across the kyashar and enter the Sagarmatha National Park lying beyond Monjo. Way to entrance station makes a steep rocky descent where we cross Dudh Koshi River leading us to Namche Bazaar (3420m).
Day 5 : Rest and explore places and Sagarmatha National Park, rivers and bridges
After a hectic day, you need to take rest and prepare for further higher trek. This day will be a hiking day for you where we hike to the villages of Khumjung and Khunde. Our hike start from Shyanboche airstrip via climbing one hour and lead to Khunde where we pass through numerous stone Buddhist monuments. After Khunde, we head east to the large Khumjung village lying at the foot of the sacred mountain Khumbila. We then have lunch and rest for a while then follow to Chhorkung (3540m) and back to Namche Bazaar.
Day 6 : Trekking starts after exporation from Namche to Thame (3800m/12467ft)
Today our destination is Thame. Leaving the standard everest Base Camp route behind, we take a clockwise flat path that 1st descends to Phurte crossing Gongla in the course of totally different monasteries and Chorten on the way. We then cross the Thesebu River and ascend towards Thamo. we tend to explore the Thame village and still ascend the path on the Bhote Koshi river till we reach the Thame village. Before reaching Thame, we cross a bridge across the Bhote Koshi River. We pay the remaining day exploring the Thame village. We stay overnight at the village.
Day 7 : After an easy walk to Marling from Bhote Koshi River, trail leads to Lumde (4,380m/14,370ft)
Today our destination is Lumde. From Thame, following the south bank of the Bhote Koshi Rriver, we ascend towards Marulung crossing many suspension bridges and spending numerous tiny settlements, monasteries and Mane on the way. On crossing a bridge before Marulung, we follow the north bank of the Bhote Koshi River and walk uphill to Lumde through the dry valley. On reaching Lumde, we rest for a few times at the lodge and once more hike on top of the lodge for the aim of necessary acclimatisation. The night are going to be spent at a reside Lumde.
Day 8 : Hard climb to Renjo La and explore amazing Mt. Everest and Mt. Nuptseek, the trek continues to Gokya (4,790m/15,715ft)
Today our destination is Gokyo. Today, the path takes us to the primary actual destination of the trek - Renjo La (5,360m). Today’s walk is sort of troublesome because the path is sort of slippery. After ascending for regarding one and a half hour the walk becomes relatively straightforward till we reach the bottom of Renjo La. Now, a troublesome climb from here can take us to the primary pass out of the 3 high passes on the way. We have great view of Mt. Everest and great Himalayan range from the top. From the highest of Renjo La we walk all the way down to the Third Lake (Gokyo Tsho). On reaching Gokyo we rest for a few times at the lodge and so once more, we walk up to the ridge to relish the wonderful read of the most important glacier of the chain of mountains, the Ngozumba glacier. Overnight at Gokyo.
Day 9 : Walk through longest glacier, Ngozumpa glacier the trail leads to Thaknak (4,700m/15,419ft)
In case if we didn’t make it to Gokyo Ri the previous day, we will climb on this day. It is the challenging climb as it is lofty and takes 3 – 4 hours to make it to the top. Though it is challenging, it’s adventurous and we can view amazing Gokyo village lying on the edge of 3rd lake unnoticed by Cholatse and the great Nogzumpa Glacier. We will be all surrounded by spectacular mountains such as Thamserku, Cholatse, Kusum Kanguru, Everest, Pumori, Taboche, Makalu, Changtse Lhotse and Nuptse. You will be amzed to see the sight of sunrays seems like kissing the Everest which also towers over the surrounding mountains. The trail resumes from Ngazumpa Glacier to the mountain and then meanders into Thagnak. We take rest this day after and prepare for long hiking days.
Day 10 : Trek to Zungla (4,620m/15,157ft) via Chola pass
From Thaknak, we descend towards Zungla (4620m/15157ft) through Chola pass.
Day 11 : Trek to Gorekshep (5,140m/16,863ft)
We take the path to Mount Everest Base Camp through the once huge Gorak Shep Lake. Continuing straight ahead, we tend to come upon the Indian army mountaineers' memorials. The path from here is misleading; thus, it's necessary that we follow our lead Sherpa diligently. The walk is exhausting as a result of thin air within the high altitude.
Day 12 : Visit Everest Base camp and back to Lobuche (5,364m/17,598ft)
Before we reach the Base camp, we walk through moraine, streams and rocky dunes. After we reach base camp, we can see many tents of mountaineers standing out in bright colors. We can also view other peaks such as Pumori, Nuptse and Khumbuste. After experiencing outstanding trip we head back to Gorak Shep and Lobuche. We stay overnight and get good rest.
Day 13 : Trek to Chhukung via Kongma La ( 5560m) (4,730m/15,510ft)
From Lobuche, we walk through Khumbu Glacier experiencing the highest pass, the three high passes. We walk steep down till we reach Chukung (4730m/15510ft).
Day 14 : Trek to Tengboche (3,860m/12,664ft)
After experiencing amazing peaks, we head to Sanasa which have a small settlement area. The trail from Sanasa drops to Phunki Thanga then climb up through forests and hills where we find monestary of Tengboche at 3870m. From here we can view inspiring parorama of Mountain giants including Everest, Ama Dablan, Kwangde, Kantega, Nuptse, Thamserku and Lhotse. We will stay in Tengboche village and experience the people’ lifestyle and culture.
Day 15 : Trek to Namche Bazzar (3440m/11,283ft)
The trail takes down through the hillside green forest of juniper trees and rhododendron then we cross the prayer flag festooned bridge over Dudh Koshi River following Dudh Koshi Gorge through pine forest. We can explore colorful pheasants and mountain goats in the forest. We then reach to Sansa experiencing Ama Dablam, Nuptse and Thamserku mountains. We reach at Namche Bazzar by passing winding trail and forest.
Day 16 : Trek to Lukla (2,840m/9,317ft)
As the trail steps down steeply so we need to walk very carefully as our legs are shaky and frequently get ang fight in the rockey terrain. After we cross the bridge over the Dudh Koshi River, the trail becomes natural and easy and we arrive in Lukla. We take a good rest, relax and celebrate and stay overnight.
Day 17 : Fly to Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft)
In this day, we will have a flight to Kathmandu before that you can have shopping, collect souvenirs as per your wish and head to Kathmandu.
Day 18 : Reserve day or free day in Kathmandu.
In case of flight to Kathmandu from Lukla we have to make one extra day in Kathmandu. You can have relax and shopping in Kathmandu.
Day 19 : Final Departure
This is the day of your departure so you can have shopping and celebrate your successful trekking journey. Our representative with driver will take you to airport on time.