Day 01: Arrival to Kathmandu (1,330m): A representative from Adventure Treks Nepal will be outside the Tribhuwan Internation Airport according to your arrival time. You will be transferred to hotel where we will have a small briefing session about the trip once you have settled in. Please do let us know if you have any question regarding the trek and if you want to do anything different from the planned program. We can help you with all your queries.
Day 02: Flight to Lukla (2,652m), Trek to Phakding - (B/L/D): Early in the morning we take a picturesque 45 min flight to Lukla from where we begin our journey into the Himalayas. Once we meet our supporting crew members (Porters) we descend towards the furious Dudh Koshi River that originates from the glacier of highest mountains. We gradually trek along the potato and wheat fields and reach the village of Phakding for our first overnight stay in the mountains. Average trekking time is 3 hours.
Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazzar (3,440m) - (B/L/D): After your breakfast we head to the famous Namche Bazzar walking through the dense Rhododendron and Pine forests and along the terraced fields. We finally enter the Sagarmatha National Park crossing the Dudh Koshi River twice on this day. We will see many yaks throughout the trail to Namchhe carrying goods to be transported in different parts of Everest Region. We will always have Nupla (5,885m), Kongde Ri (6,093m) and Thamserku (6,808m) in the background rising majestically throughout the day. Overnight stay in Namche Bazzar. Average trekking time is 5 to 6 hours.
Day 04: Acclimatization day, day hike to Shyangboche (3,833m) - (B/L/D): This is a rest day in Namche Bazzar for acclimatization. Due to the thinning air it is important to spend an extra day in Namchhe Bazzar to become familiar with the climatic condition. During the day you can hike up to the Everest View Hotel in Shyangboche for mesmarizing views of Ama Dablam and Mount Everest. Average trekking time is 2 hours.
Day 05: Trek to Thyangboche (3,780m) - (B/L/D): In the beginning of the day we trek over the ridge that offers splendid views of Ama Dablam. Everest can be clearly seen on the horizon before we enter the Rhododendron forest and descend on a smooth track. We will cross the raging Dudh Koshi River once again and continue our trek to the famous monastery in Thyanboche which is considered a spiritual and culture center of these highlands. The monastery was first built in 1912 but later it was destroyed by fire in 1989. It has been recently re-built with the assistance of Sir Edmund Hillary. There is high possibility of seeing wild animals like Musk Deer, wild Goat and Pheasants in the forest during the trek on this day as this area is a devout Buddhist region. Overnight stay in Thyangboche. Average trekking time is 4 to 5 hours.
Day 06: Trek to Dingboche (4,365m) - (B/L/D): To begin the day we climb uphill to Imja Khola which then is followed by a easy walk along a wideopen path to a tiny sherpa settlement called Pangboche (3,901m). You will meet many Sherpas who have successfully summitted the Mount Everest and the number is more than the rest of the world combined. We will also visit a ancient monastery where Lama Geishi gives his blessing to ones who attempt to climb the world's tallest mountain. The trek goes on a uphill path through the valley with stunning mountains all around. Overnight stay in Dingboche. Average trekking time is 4 to 5 hours.
Day 07: Trek to Lobuche at (4,955m) - (B/L/D): After your breakfast we start our day with walking on a drier landscape above the treeline with wonderful mountain views of Cholatse, Lobuche and Pumori infront of us. Many Rock Cairns can be seen while passing from Dugla Ridge which are dedicated to the departed soul of those who died attempting to conquer the Everest. We then move in the direction of Khumbu Glacier which is also the longest in Nepal. The night in Lobuche will be comparatively cold as we will be more elevated and exposed to the upper slopes of the valley. Average trekking time is 4 to 5 hours.
Day 08: Trek to Gorak Shep (5,395m) - (B/L/D): The initial trail of the day is a rocky moraine of the Khumbu glacier heading high towards the settlement of Gorak Shep. We will stop in Gorakshep for Lunch and proceed to the Everest Base Camp for the 360-degree himalayas views that includes some of the famous mountains like Everest (8,848m), Nuptse (7,745m), Lhotse (8,516m). Overnight stay in Gorak Shep. Average trekking time is 7 to 8 Hours.
Day 09: Climb Kalapattar, Trek to Pheriche (4,252m) - (B/L/D): On this day we will be heading to Kala Pattar (5,545m), famous view point for Everest and other mountains and peaks of Everest Region. It will take 2 to 3 hours to reach upto Kala Pattar which treats you with worlds best mountain view once you reach at the top of the hill.After spending some time here we then descend to Pheriche for overnight stay. Average trekking time is 8 hours.
Day 10: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m) - (B/L/D): After your breakfast we will gradually descend back to Namchhe Bazzar via Tsuro, Orsho, Shomare and Pangboche. On our way back we will visit the famous Pangboche Monastery, the oldest in this region. We can also stop at the village to admire the view of Ama Dablam. Average trekking time is 7 to 8 hours.
Day 11: Trek to Lukla (2,652m) - (B/L/D): We backtrack our footsteps along the Dudh Koshi River. It is a easy and wonderful walk passing through Rhododendron forests with a stunning view of kusum Kanguru and other famous mountains behind us . We then climb out from the river valley and reach to the trekking starting and ending point, Lukla. Average trekking time is 6 hours.
Day 12: Fly Back to Kathmandu - (B): Early in the morning we say goodbye to our supporting crew members and take a thrilling 45 min flight to Kathmandu from Lukla. Upon your arrival in Kathmandu you willl be transferred to the Hotel. This day also acts as a buffer day in case of flight cancellation to or from Lukla due to weather condition.
Day 13: Free day in Kathmandu (1,330m) - (B): On this day you will have time to do anything in Kathmandu Valley. There are many tourists’ attractions around Kathmandu like Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square which you can visit. You can walk around streets of Thamel for last minute shopping and to have good food. We are happy to offer you some recommendations.
Day 14: Fly back home - (B): You will be dropped to the Tribhuwan International airport by a representative from Adventure Treks Nepal according to your flight time. Fly back home with memories that last lifetime.
Note: If the above itinerary does not meet your needs, we can design individualized travel plans based on your preferences.