This trek is suitable for those who do not
have much time to spend but a burning desire to observe the
beauty of Mt. Everest closely. Of course, Nepal is known as
the country of Mt. Everest and every one may have such desire
who have heard or read about this highest mountain in this
world. This trek provides to feel the warm hospitality of
Sherpa people and closeness of Mt. Everest. This trek passes
through the several Sherpa villages so one can experience
Sherpa culture, visit monasteries and enjoy the mountain views
of snow capped peaks Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Amadablam and other
great Himalayan Peaks.
Day 01: Flight Kathmandu-Lukla
2850m. Trek to Phakding 2640m
Early in the morning after breakfast, transfer to the airport
to fly to Lukla. After 35 minutes flight land at the rough
airstrip of Lukla. We meet our trekking crews here & set
for the first day exciting walk towards Everest. A straight
walk for an hour takes you to Chaplung. Here the trail from
Lukla meets the main trail from Jiri. The trail still continues
for 2 hrs along the forest & reaches to Ghat and after
an hour walk takes you to Phakding where few numbers of lodges
are situated. We stop here for the night Camp.
Day 02: Phakding-Namche 3450m.
After the breakfast & the crews got ready, we set for
another day walk. Cross the long suspension bridge over Bhotekoshi
& the trail goes straight passes a forest & few villages
& after 2 hrs reaches to Jorsele. Where Everest National
Park check post is located, where national park permits are
checked. Jorsele is also the true beginning of Khumbu region
& from this point no firewood allowed. Leaving the park
entrance the path drops steeply to the long suspension bridge
across the Dudh Koshi. The trail still continues through the
straight path for an hour & becomes a bit steep &
passes through the forest & several Sherpa villages &
after 2 hrs reaches to Namche, a great spot for the first
closer views of the Everest & local Sherpa hospitality.
Day 03: Rest Day at Namche.
It is an acclimatisation day to avoid AMS problems. Or one
can have a picturesque excursions to Khumjung village .
Day 04: Namche-Tengboche. 3860m
Leaving for Tengboche, the trail that traverses from Choi
Gang to Kyanjuma Foundation. Here descent to the suspension
bridge across Dudh Koshi begins. After passing few tea houses
the trail reaches to Phungi Tenga. Now the walk up the hill
to Tengboche is pleasant. You passthrough a blend of forest
and shrub on a wide trail with many shortcuts leading from
it's also a better place for spotting pheasant, thar and deer.
The end of the climb is heralded by a kani, an arched entrance
with ceiling paintings of deities and forms of Buddha. Its
function is to cleanse people of the many feared spirits before
entering the sacred area. The trail from Phungi Tenga to Tengboche
takes about 3 hours. And during the walk one may have the
best views of Mt. Everest, Amadablam, Nuptse, Lhotse, Thamserku
& Kangi Tenga. You can also visit the famous Tengboche
Day 05: Tengboche-Namche.
Return the same way back to Namche.
Day 06: Namche-Phakding.
Return the same way back to Phakding.
Day 07: Phakding-Lukla.
Return the same way back to Lukla.
Day 08: Fly Lukla-Kathmandu. Upon arrival transfer
to the hotel. Rest of the day free at leisure.