Activities: Trekking, Hiking and Sightseeing
Trip Duration: 10 N/ 11 D
Max altitude: 3820m
Group Size: Min 2 pax
Trip Route: Kathmandu – Lukla – Phakding – Namche Bazaar – Thame – Monjo – Lukla – Kathmandu
This trek is suitable for the ones who have limited time in Nepal for holidays and want to have close view of world’s tallest peak Mount Everest. This Namche – The Everest view Trek is an easier and shorter option than the full Everest Base Camp trek with the highest point reached being the Buddhist monastery in Namche Bazar offering superb view of the world’s highest peaks, including Everest, Lhotse, Thamserku, Ama Dablam and many other snowy peaks as well as rich Sherpa culture & lifestyle.
Main Attractions of Everest Region: Explore Sherpa Museum, Namche Bazaar, Sherpa Culture in Khumjung Village, view from Everest View Hotel, Buddhist culture in Namche Bazar , explore the Mountain Rural lifestyle of Nepal , walking to Everest National park.
Highlights of Trip:
Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu
Welcome to Nepal. At your arrival in Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu, Himalayan Namobuddha Travel and Treks’ representative will be there to welcome you. The representative will help you to check in your hotel rooms. In the hotel, you will be briefed about your activities during the trip. In the evening you will be welcomed with a dinner in one of the typical Nepali restaurant with cultural programs. Overnight in hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley & Patan
After breakfast in the hotel, we do sightseeing around Kathmandu City. We start our day trip from Thamel, this is the famous tourist street of Kathmandu city. You can shop your needy equipments, then to the famous historical place Kathmandu Durbar Square along with tour of local market and local lifestyle of Nepal. And then we will be visiting Patan Durbar Square and living goddess of Nepal – KUMARI of Patan. Overnight in the hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (30 Min) and trek to Phakding (3-4 hrs)
Early morning, we drive to airport as per flight departure time to take our flight to Lukla(2800m). After preparation of luggage for porters, we start walking the stone paved trial towards Bhaisekharka until we reach Phakding. To assist acclimatilization we would have a short hike. Overnight in Phakding.
Day 04: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (5-6 hrs)
The trial leads towards the suspension bridge and easy uphill to the Monjo from where Sagarmatha National Park begins after leaving Phakding. After small formalities at National Park, we would cross another suspension bridge and trial to uphill Namche Bazaar. It takes about 1.5 hrs hiking to reach Namche Bazaar, a Gateway to Mt. Everest. Overnight in Namche.
Day 05: Acclimatization Day at Namche Bazaar
The day is the acclimatization day of the trek as scheduled but we must have to stay active and moving during the rest day too. We can visit to Thame or Khunde from where we can enjoy views of Mt. Everest and other Peaks with Sherpa Culture. We will hike to Khumjung village on this day and come back to Namche Bazaar. Stay overnight at Namche.
Day 06: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Thame (about 3-4 hrs)
After breakfast at Namche Bazaar, our trek leads through a beautiful pine forest and typical Sherpa villages. Stay overnight at Thame.
Day 07: Trek from Thame to Monjo(about 3-4 hrs)
This day we will return back following same route and after having lunch in Namche, we descend our trails. Overnight at Monjo.
Day 08: Trek from Monjo to Lukla (About 4-5 hrs)
After having breakfast at Monjo, we again retract the same trial towards Phakding then walk all the way to Lukla. Overnight at Lukla.
Day 09: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu
We fly back to Kathmandu as we finished all airport formalities. We can relax, have some gifts for relatives and friends from Nepal. If we want to travel or visit somewhere Himalayan Namobudhha Travel And Trek will manage for that too. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 10: Free day in Kathmandu
This day you can go for some optional tour or do some shopping or just have free day on your own . Overnight in the hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 11: Departure from Kathmandu
Today is your departure day. Himalayan Namobuddha’s representative will drop you to Airport 3 hours before scheduled flight. It’s time to bid Nepal farewell visit and appreciate your visit to our country Nepal. Hopefully we shall meet again.
*Note: Above itinerary can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements. Please let us know whether you would like to make shorter or longer or any other further changes in above itinerary. We will provide you details accordingly.
Airport drop + Pick up by private transportation
Domestic flight from Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu
Standard Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
Welcome dinner in typical cultural restaurant with cultural program in Kathmandu.
Private transportation during sightseeing in Kathmandu.
License holder experienced tour guide during sightseeing and his salary, meal, transportation etc.
Full board meal during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
Local License holder trekking guide during the trek and his salary, accommodation, food, flights, insurance etc
All necessary ground transportation during the trek.
All necessary trekking permit and paper works.
Entrance fees for sightseeing in Kathmandu.
Meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara not mentioned above.
All personal expenses such as bar bills, beverage, snacks etc.
Extra shower, battery re-charge, laundry charge etc.
Personal clothing and gears.
Tips to guide (Expected but not mandatory)
Cost raised by cancelation, landslide, weather, political unrest, illness which are not under our control.
Emergency Helicopter rescue (to be covered by your insurance company)
Services which are not mentioned above.
Wish you a wonderful Himalayan experience in Nepal!