In a clear day, you will fly into Kathmandu. During the flight, from the windows you will witness glimmering snow-topped peaks extended down giving us the first joy of our trip which is unforgettable experiences. As soon as you will land at Tribhuvan International Airport, Mountain Sherpa Trekking and Expeditions office representative will receive at the airport and accompany you to your hotel. The representative will aid you to check into your selected hotel, and after you move to your rooms and refresh yourselves we will be shortly briefed about our everyday activities. The remaining time is open to move around and get familiar with your setting. In the evening, we will meet up our senior trek guide who will brief the group about facts related to our trek. Overnight at hotel.
On this day you will have a full day sightseeing program. You will explore around Kathmandu valley and visit around historical as well as spiritual attractions. You will visit the places enlisted in UNESCO World Heritage list including Durbar Square which will captivate you with the places like Hanuman Dhoka Palace, Kumari Ghar, where Living Goddess- Kumari lives. Also, you will get to go around number of temples in Kathmandu Durbar Square. Likewise, you will go around Boudhanath; one of the largest stupas; Swayambhunath which is set at the top on the hill of the city also referred as the Monkey Temple; Pashupatinath which is Hindus holiest place. Stay overnight at hotel.
On this day, we will fly to Lukla (2780m) which is the access path to Everest Base Camp. Here, you will be aided by porters to carry your luggage and you can view beautiful Sherpa settlement named Choplung. The path continues next to the side of the Dudh Koshi River valley before moving up to Ghat (2530m). After that, our trail climbs kindly again to final destination, Phakding. Overnight at Phakding
After having breakfast, our walk heads off all the way through a beautiful pine forest, next to Dudh Koshi River traversing a lot of suspension bridges passing through Sherpa settlements like Benkar, Manjo as well as Jorsole. Besides, you will reach the serene view point to witness Mt. Thamserku (6618 m) after crossing the check post. The path moves to Dudh Koshi riverbed to the meeting spot of Bhote Koshi and Dudh Koshi rivers. On the way exciting sight of Mt. Everest, Nuptse- Lhotse ridge will completely capture you. About 3 hours ascend through the breathtaking pine forest, as a final point we will reach a well-off trading and administrative settlement Namche Bazaar. Overnight at lodge in Namche Bazaar.
Today, in Namche Bazaar, we will acclimatize to get used to with the altitude of (3,440m). An acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) as well as health expert gives an opinion to grasp at least one additional night. We will have a day tour here and visit Sagarmatha (Everest) National park where we can explore Sherpa culture and learn about the variety of plants and animals of the Everest region. After that, we can plan a side trip to large long-established Sherpa village Khumjung with the beautiful sights of Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Khaantaiga, Mt, Everest and many more. Back to Namche Bazaar for overnight
Today after finishing our breakfast we set up our trek. The fairly flat route will let us view astounding panorama of Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Lhotse, and witness the close up views of Thamserku, and Khangtaiga. The lane continues and we can view wild lives like musk deer, colorful pheasant and more. Then the trail slopes downward to Dudh Koshi River where chain of pleasing prayer wheels appears. After going across bridge over Dudh Koshi River, we will have a steep ascend through pine and juniper woods, to reach Tenboche. And in the background we will have peak views of Ama Dablam, Nupte, Mt. Everest and numerous more peaks. Also, we will see the famous Gomba (Tengboche Monastery) becoming visible.
We Bit By Bit Go Up Higher Than The Imja Khola And Get To The Tea Houses Found At Orsho Before Going Across The Old Glacial Moraines On The Way To Our Hotel, We Will See The Community Of Dingboche. The Background Is Impressive Here While The Views Of Everest Is Hidden At The Back The Lhotse-Nuptse Edge; And We Will Also See The Massive Peaks That Goes Up Above The Eastern End Valley.
Dingboche is a striking jumble of small fields bounded by stone walls caring the crops of barley as well as potatoes from the frosty winds. At the back of our lodge in Dingboche, the huge rock looks of Tawoche seem as if we are living in something called heaven. Walking to Chhukung is an additional option on this day. The things to see here are amazing in this valley; the towering south look of Lhotse lying to the north, Island Peak in the central part of the valley and the nameless peaks is ,makes a series on the southern end of the valley. Overnight at lodge in Dingboche.
After the sunrise, we come up the small point at the back the village above Pheriche Valley. At the top, Tawoche and Cholatse (6440m) strikes us with its image which seems to tilt frontward from across the valley in the west. To the north, Lobuche Peak (6119m) and the snowfields of Cho La is prominent. The walking is now by and large flat on wide-open fields, but make sure that you are well hydrated. Then, we cross the Khumbu Khola at Dughla (4620m) and take a light lunch at the foot of the huge terminal moraines of Khumbu Glacier. The fantastic view of Pumori (7145m) and, across the border in Tibet, Changtse (7550m), are seen at the top of the valley at the same time Everest disappears behind the gigantic walls of Nuptse and Lhotse.
Today we visit Everest Base Camp 17,500ft/5334m. This is the day we get a small taste of what an Everest climber's life is like living at Base Camp and above for many weeks. You will feel the challenge as you hike up the glacial moraine towards Base Camp. It will not feel much like the movies when you get there. The challenges of living at altitude will be very tangible. Everest Base Camp is a famous but temporary habitat among the glacial boulders and ice of the upper Khumbu Glacier. The full mass of the Khumbu Icefall will not be viewed until you walk into Base Camp, but the creaks and groans of the glacier and the roar of avalanches from the slopes around will be heard during the entire day's hike. We return to our lodge at Gorak Shep with memories that will last a lifetime
We will trek to Kala Patar (5545m) in the morning to observe wonderful sunrise views from this amazing vantage point. Kala Patar is the rock-strewn peak under Pumori. It is a hard-hitting stroll due to the elevation, yet the top view is away from our imagination. We get going for Lobuche, where we will halt for lunch.
From Lobuche, we will trek to Lobuche high camp. After walking on flat plane, the trail to the Lobuche Base Camp at an elevation of 4,950m gets steeper and rock-strewn path. We move further next to the Lobuche Glacier which bestows vistas of Ama Dablam, Pokalde, Cholatse, Thamserku, Kantega and several other Himalayas. Overnight in Lobuche East hight Camp.
On this day, we wake up early at around 2 -3 am and have our breakfast before beginning our climb. It is important we reach the summit before noon because in the afternoon the strong winds in the high lands might become a barrier for a successful summit. We will see the views of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Pumori, and several more. And then return back further to the high camp again. We spend some time at the summit celebrating and taking pictures, then we get back to the High Camp again for an overnight stay. All Meals included
This is an additional day set aside to manage any unpremeditated hindrances like flight delays or bad weather for climbing. Setting aside an extra day will safeguard that even if we were to face a day’s set back, the expedition will continue therefore guaranteeing a successful ascent of Lobuche peak .
After having our morning breakfast, we walk downhill from Lobuche High Camp and join the Everest Base Camp track at Lobuche again. We stop for our lunch at loboche then we again retrace our trail to Tukla. On the way to Tukla, we get to enjoy splendid views of Mt. Ama Dablam in the distance.
On this day, we will trek back to Tengboche from the Tukla. And in the background we will again see peak views of Ama Dablam, Nupte, Mt. Everest and numerous more peaks. Also, we will see the famous Gomba (Tengboche Monastery) where we stop for overnight stay.
After having our breakfast, we will see the famous Gomba (Tengboche Monastery). After visiting there, we will start walk to Namche Bazaar located at an elevation of 3440m. We can optionally have a day tour here and visit Sagarmatha (Everest) National park where we can explore Sherpa culture and learn about the variety of plants and animals of the Everest region.
Today, we begin to get warmed up by the light cool breeze. Although we are traveling the same route down, we enjoy entirely different views. We snap a mixture of open plains, rhododendron and pine forests, and in the distance snow covered peaks.
We take time and walk at our own pace today as this is the last day of our trek. We experience the Sherpa villages' profound faith in Buddhism and culture of prayer stones and prayer flags while we walk through the villages.
Upon arrival in Lukla, we have plenty of time to relax, stretch those aching legs, and recall the experiences of the last couple of days. We experience the culmination of a fantastic trek and climbing experience on a happy note with everyone back safe and sound with smiling faces! Upon arrival in Lukla, we stroll around while our leader will re-confirm our flight ticket. In the evening, we enjoy the last dinner with our sherpa crew and make it a party night, which calls for a celebration.
Today, after a hale and hearty breakfast, we fly back to Kathmandu after our long mountain journey. The early morning flight drops us at Kathmandu. We can rest and relax throughout the day at our hotel.If interested, we could buy some gifts to take home from Nepal for loved ones and friends and relatives; we can visit some nearby shops or venture out in Thamel for typical Nepalese goods.
Mountain Sherpa’s guides either can assist this short excursion, or we can do it ourselves too.If you want to explore any other areas in Kathmandu, you have to manage time for this today as well!
At evening time, we will attend an exciting celebration dinner together for completing lobuche east Peak expeditions hosted by Mountain Sherpa Trekking and Expeditions ! Overnight in Kathmandu
After breakfast, our representative and office vehicle will be on standby at our hotel to transfer us to the airport for your connecting flight home. Serving you was an incredible joy and pleasure, we at Mountain Sherpa Trekking and Expeditions will cherish the bonds of our relationship created over the time you spent with us, and we thank you for choosing us as your travel partner and for visiting this fantastic country Nepal.
We are sure that trekking & climbing in this beautiful sherpa land of the Khumbu region will give you lifetime memories of a vacation well enjoyed. Ciao friends! Till we meet again.
Please Note: Although we try to follow the itinerary given above, at times local trail or weather conditions may necessitate slight changes if necessary. The climbing itinerary and time may also vary slightly depending on our trekkers' acclimatization rates. This adventure goes into wild territory above the timberline, so we seek to request maximum flexibility if and when required for the safety of your trip and your life. Thank you so much for your understanding.
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Transports & Accommodations
- Private Transfers upon arrival and departure (4 Times)
- Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu Round-trip flight
- 3 Night hotels in city as specified in Itinerary
- 13 nights local Sherpa lodge accommodations during trek
- 3 nights tented camp accommodations during climb
Meals & Drinks
- Daily hygienic breakfast in city as specified in Itinerary
- Daily 3 meals entire trip (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
- Black Tea, lemon tea, milk tea or Coffee as per choice
- Welcome dinner at best local restaurant with cultural show
- Energy bars or local cookies for Brunch
Gear & Equipment
- Necessary Climbing equipments including tents
- Duffel bag, Trek Map & group medical Kit
- Sleeping bags and down Jackets if required
- Hot water bag to warm your feet inside the sleeping bag
- Experience local Sherpa Climbing guide for 100% summit
- Hardworking and trustworthy porters ( 1 porter for 2 People)
- Free extra luggage storage service
- Free help to get SIM Card, renting or buying gears
- Call support for anytime 24/7 for Emergency
Pays & Permit
- Island Peak climbing permit
- Pay and insurance for sherpa guide and support staff
- Half day Cultural tour in city including guide and driver
- Entrance fees to historic sites, temples and monuments
- Garbage Deposit and other required government fees
- We help you, if an airline loses your luggage, or delayed
- International flight ticket Reconfirmation service if required
- We help our clients to buy climbing gears at wholesale price
- We help our clients to hire climbing gears at reasonable price.
- We show you around local areas, recommend to eat etc