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Trekking In Nepal

1. Kathmandu- Everest Base Camp (12-13 days):
Kathmandu – Lukla and Lukla – Kathmandu by 35 min. flight . This trek begins from Lukla proceeds up to the Everest Base Camp and back. This trek is distinguished by cultural exposure to the local people. The route was planned to maximize trekkers exposure to the great cultural, scenic and geographic wonders of the area. It is paced to allow altitude acclimatization. Highlights include Namche Bazar, a very exciting Sherpa village, Thangboche Monastery and excellent views of Mt. Everest from a variety of perspectives.

2. Kathmandu- Everest Base Camp (21-22 days):
Kathmandu- Jiri by bus. Trek begins at Jiri, a days drive to the east of Kathmandu. This trek is a long and varied route to our destination and allows gradual acclimatization and attainment of physical fitness. It is worth the hard work and provide one the opportunity to observe intimately the change in terrain and culture as one treks to the wilderness of the base camp. We first encounter the predominantly Hindu farming communities of the hills, followed by Sherpa Buddhist Communities and their monasteries in the highlands. We visit Namche Bazar, Khumbu’s most colorful commercial center, the famous Thangboche Monastery and the ancient Pangboche Monastery. We then ascend to the high pastures of Dingboche and Lobuche, pass through Gorakshep and finally reach the base camp of Everest. Those who want to, can take the tough 4 hours hike up to Kala Pathar (5676m). On return we fly back from Lukla to Kathmandu.

3. Gokyao Lake (14 days):
This trek begins at Lukla airport. The trail ascends to the Everest area climbing gradually from the Dudh Kosi river up to Namche Bazar. Climbing further we ascend to Khumjung and see Mt. Khumbu Yullha. Passing through the beautiful Ngozumpa Glacier we reach Gokyo Lake and return to Lukla via the Thangboche monastery.

4. Thangboche Monastery (8 days):
To those with limited time, this trek offers the opportunity to view the highest mountains in the world including Mt. Everest itself. After 35 minute flight to Lukla the trek climbs steadily up to the beautiful setting of Thangboche monastery. The views of the Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse and Amadablam are absolutely unforgettable.

5. Solu Trek (10 days):
Kathmandu-Jiri by bus. Trek begins at Jiri and ends at Phaplu. From Phaplu fly back to Kathmandu. This trek is mainly of interest to those who desire and rich cultural experience versus a Himalayan Mountain adventure. We have focused our cultural trips on those tribal areas and ethnic regions that provide diverse cultural and ecological experiences. An example of our main cultural trips is a trip to the region of the Sherpas . This visit provides a lesson in Tibetan and Sherpa Buddhism. The trip consists of visits to remote and sacred sites where we will have audience and hear the teachings of some of the most venerated Lamas in the area. We start with a days bus ride to Jiri, east of Kathmandu. As we ascend higher the gradual change of terrain parallels a change in culture as well. We leave behind the predominantly Hindu farming communities of the southern hills as we reach the Sherpa Buddhist communities of the high altitude yak pastures. Along this trek visit famous monasteries like Thupten Choling., Takshindu and Chiwang in the Solu region. The Tibetan Refugee Center of Chiyalsa provides an interesting opportunity to observe the life style of Tibetan refugees.

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