Day by day itinerary
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu; final preparation for trekking, overnight in Hotel (B).
Trekking Starting 15 days
Day 02: Flight to Lukla and Trekking to Phakding 2640m, 3.30 hours, overnight in Hotel/Lodge (B/L/D).
Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3440m, 5/6 hours, overnight in Hotel/Lodge (B/L/D).
Day 04: Namche Bazaar full day Acclimatization rest (B/L/D).
Day 05: Trek to Dole 4260m 6 hours, overnight in Hotel/Lodge (B/L/D).
Day 06: Trek to Machherma 4470m, 5 hours, overnight in Hotel/Lodge (B/L/D).
Day 07: Trek to Gokyo 4790m 4 hours, overnight in Hotel/Lodge (B/L/D).
Day 08: Gokyo Ri and rest – Acclimatization day (B/L/D).
Day 09: Trek to Thangna 4600m, 4 hours, overnight in Tea house/Lodge (B/L/D).
Day 10: Trek to Chola pass 5380m continues to Dzongla 4710m 8/9 hours, overnight in Teahouse/Lodge (B/L/D).
Day 11: Trek to Lobuche 4910m 3 hours, overnight in Hotel/Lodge (B/L/D).
Day 12: Trek to Gorap-shep 5170m, 3 hours to Everest Base Camp 5370m return Gorap-shep 5 hours, overnight in Hotel/Lodge (B/L/D).
Day 13: Early morning climb Kalapattar 5545m / 2 hours, Trek to Dingboche 4410m 5/6 hours, overnight in Hotel/Lodge (B/L/D).
Day 14: Trek to Tengboche 3867m, 4 hours, overnight in Hotel/Lodge (B/L/D).
Day 15: Trek to Manju 2830m, 5 hours, overnight in Hotel/Lodge (B/L/D).
Day 16: Trek to Lukla 2840, 4 hours, overnight in Hotel/Lodge (B/L/D).
Day 17: Fly Kathmandu 1360m, 35 minute, overnight in Hotel/Lodge(BB).
Day 18: Departure from Kathmandu or next trip(B).
Cost and payment details
The cost is depending on group size, affected due to the requirement of number of guides and porters, requisite of Hotel in Kathmandu, method of land/air transport. The itinerary is changeable and modifiable as per needs and time frame of trekkers. Cost will be re calculated if the itinerary is changed or modified. Additional activities may be added as per trekkers request with appropriate additional cost. For Total Tour cost EMAIL US, we will send you within 24 hours as your requirements.
Service cost US$ 1699 per person
- All land transportation (Airport /Hotel/Airport & Trekking starting and ending point).
- Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu as itinerary 2-3 star hotel with breakfast if your own choice let us know.
- Major Meals during the trekking; Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner by Tea house/Hotel menu.
- Accommodation during the trekking as best available Tea house / Hotel.
- Trekkers’ Information Management System “TIMS” (Trekking permit).
- Domestic Air ticket to/from Lukla.
- National Park fees - permits, fees.
- Conservation fees - permits; Fees.
- Monasteries and Temple entrance fees during the trekking.
- A First Aid and Eco trained & Government licensed holder professional equipped English Speaking guide.
- One Porter between each 2 members while on trek (Maximum weight for a porter is 25 Kg).
- Cargos fees, load up load to/from fees.
- Accommodation, meals, salary, equipment, transportation & Insurance of Asian Hiking Team staffs.
- First Aid Kit.
- Travel & Rescue arrangement.
- All government taxes, Local fees, service charges.
- Farewell dinner.
- International Airfare.
- Nepal Visa fee (US$ 40 per person for 30 days).
- Lunch/Dinner in Kathmandu.
- Soft/hard drinks, Drinking water, Tea/ coffee in Lunch & Dinner time during trek.
- Hot shower, internet & electricity bills during trek.
- Personal gears & clothing.
- Medical evacuation in case of emergency, Expenses incurred due to mishaps, landslide, strikes, political unrest etc. in such case extra will be charged as per actual.
- Entrance fees in Temple or Durbar Square in Kathmandu.
Notes: Payment should be made 25 % of total amount in advance. Full amount must be paid before your trip starts.
Cancellation should be made 48 hours before departure and 25% cancellation charge is applicable beside Tax, transportation, permits and others fixed expensive.
In case of incomplete Trekking / Tour / Rafting / Climbing / Expedition / Jungles safari / or others days due to the client own problem the amount of money paid not refundable.
If clients want to do Trekking / Tour / Rafting / Climbing / Expedition / Jungles safari / or others tours more than itinerary, they can pay after back from tour with per day basic but should be permission with Tour guide / Leader.
Day 01: Kathmandu 1360m (BB).
Arrival in Kathmandu airport, meet our staff then transfers to Hotel. Kathmandu is the colorful of Nepal, a fascinating blend of rational architecture and symbols of the twentieth century. It’s artistic and cultural heritages is evident where ornately carried balconies mingle with beautiful shrines and temples. If you have time, we recommend that you check out Durbar square, home to the palace of Kumari Devi, considered to be a living goddess. It is also worth the climb to visit Swaymbhunath the monkey temple. Explore the network of street Markets and ally Bazaars and witness the burning Ghats at PashupatiNatha. For those with a few extra days in Kathmandu, the neighboring towns of Patan and Bhaktapur are well worth a visit too.
Day 02: KTM to Lukla continues trek to Phakding 2640m 3.30 hours, overnight Hotel (BB).
Early morning, (35 minutes) flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (2840m). Meet our trekking crews’. After finish breakfast, to proceed from Lukla to Khumbu valley, head north, past a Chorten with praying wheels and join the main tail at Choplung (2696m) in less than one hour. The proceed head north crossing the Thado Khola (2554m) with the awesome trekking peak Kusum Khanguru (6483m). To reach Phakding (2640m), 1.30 hours from Choplung or almost 3.30 hours from Lukla. Overnight Hotel in Phakding.
Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3440m 5.30 hours, overnight Hotel (B/L/D).
To cross the west bank (right) of the Dudh koshi river, Continue through blue pine and rhododendron forests, pass a settlement if Metal worker (Tok Tok), village of Banker (2905m) with small lodge, see view of Mt. Thamserko (6856m) 1 hour. In the short while cross to the east (left) bank and climb up through Chumowa, cross the Khansar Khola to reach Monzo (2835m). Enter Sagarmatha national park here, 45 minutes from Banker. Descend in a cleft to the west (right) bank of Dudh Kosi on a suspension bridge to reach Jorsule (2774m) 30 minutes. Today we have early lunch at 11 O’clock. This is last village before Namche. After lunch proceed to cross Dudh Kosi (Bhote Kosi) again to the left side & again to cross the main Dudh Kosi, climb up till to Namche Bazaar (3440m), proceed in pine forest. We can see first view of Mt. Everest between Lhotse & Nuptse on the way to Namche. It takes 2 and half hours from Jorsule.
Day 04: Namche Bazaar for Acclimatization rest day (B/L/D).
Today is rest day, however, we should do some activities such as to climb Syangboche airport, visit Sherpa home in khumjung/Khunde includes Adman Hilary School or view from Everest view point Hotel 2hr. Namche bazaar has many officials or offices, including army base camp and bank. Namche used to be trading center, where grain from the south was exchanged for salt from Tibet and it’s remains now a trading center. Every Saturday is market day. There is headquarter of Sagarmatha National park (SNP) & Sagarmatha pollution controlled Project (SPCP). Here is Sherpa Museum & monasteries too. Over night Namche Bazaar.
Day 05: Trek to Dole 4260m 6 hours, overnight Hotel (B/L/D).
Today, we start early, the trail climbs steeply out of valley through rhododendron forest, juniper and large conifers start to appear as the elevation increases making the trekking beautiful in spring. The trail passes through Somare, Photse Tanga and summer settlements. The views of AmaDablam, Khumbi La and Tawache are magnificent throughout the day. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 06: Trek to Machharma 4470 m 5 hours, overnight Hotel (B/L/D).
The trail climbs a ridge for an excellent view both down the valley to Kengtega and up towards Cho Oyu and descend to a river and again climbs steep to the terminal moraine of the Ngozumpz glacier. We will reach at Machherma by early noon. After lunch we can climb over the feather of Machherma for acclimatization return to hotel. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 07: Trek to Gokyo 4790m 4.30 hours, overnight Hotel (B/L/D).
Today the trek takes us at one of our final destination, Gokyo (4790m).We will start at 7.30 Am in the morning, passing through some basic tea shop and meet first lake, second and the last third lake where is small settlement call Gokyo. We have late lunch in Gokyo. Our hotel is near the Lake. We will make this camp our base for 2 nights as we will have couple of sightseeing trips around Gokyo. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 08: Trek Gokyo Ri (5483 meters) and then Back to Gokyo 5 hours and rest (B/L/D).
Today, early in the morning we have steep climb up to the top of Gokyo Ri at elevation of 5483 meters, ample rewards to one attempts this trip. There are stunning views of the supper Gokyo valley, the massive Ngozumpa Glacier and an incredible panoramic view of the whole Khumbu Himalayas, such as giants as Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, Cho-Oyu and Gychung Kang can be seen. Those who explore the glacier and Gokyo peak are rewarded. This day we have for acclimatization and after noon back to the Hotel. Overnight at Guesthouse, with breakfast, lunch and dinner included with hot drinks.
Day 09: Trek to Thangna (4600 meters) 3 hours, overnight Hotel (B/L/D).
Today is short day, trekking to the foot of Cho La pass call Thangna 4600m 3 hours walk over the moving stone. Every year the trekking path is change so our guide led you. Overnight stay at Guesthouse. “Sleep early, wakeup early”
Day 10: Cross Cho La pass (5380 meters) then trek to Dzongla (4710 meters) 7 -10 hours, overnight Hotel/Tea house (B/L/D).
Today is a long and challenging day of our trek starting before sunrise at 4/5 AM to reach the pass by 9-10 AM otherwise weather conditions will greatly affect our journey. We cross over at an altitude of 5300 meters we could be exposed to strong winds if crossing too late. We start to climb steeply that is regularly used and easy to follow. However, the problem may arise due to the altitude and snow. It often causes terrible problems to cross the pass if it is covered by snow. As you reach the top, you are rewarded by the magnificent views, and then we descend to the Dzongla at noon. We will bring some pack lunch. We will recommend to your clients to bring some chocolate, cookies and enough water. There is not any tea shop or hut between Dzongla. Overnight at Guesthouse/Tea house.
Day 11: Trek to Lobuche (4910 meters) 4 hours, overnight Hotel (B/L/D).
Today, we will take easy and short trekking route as we had big and hard trekking day yesterday. So we start 8 /9 o’clock from Dzongla. The path is also easy almost all the way flat. We have lunch in Lubuche. There is not any hotel or restaurant on the way. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 12: Trek to Everest Base Camp (5365 meters) then trek back to Ghorap-Shep (5180 meters) 7 hours, overnight Hotel (B/L/D).
Early in the morning leaving Lobuche, after lunch in Ghorap-shep within 3 hours we will head up to Everest Base camp (5365meters), and return to Ghorak-shep at elevation of 5180 meters at noon for our overnight stay. We walk over the moving stone with jump so it does hard be careful to walk. Overnight at Guesthouse with breakfast, lunch and dinner with hot drinks.
Day 13: Trek to Kalapattar (5545 meters) then trek down to Dingboche (4400 meters) 6 hours, overnight Hotel (B/L/D).
After reaching Base camp of Everest our aim today is trek to Kalapattar (5545 meters). We start early morning before sunrise to reach the viewpoint that offers some of the best views of Mount Everest as well as other panoramas of the surrounding mountains. Kalapattar means “Black rock”, most excellent view point in the world. After late breakfast descend to Dingboche at elevation of 4400 meters 6 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 14: Trek to Tyangboche, overnight Hotel/Lodge (B/L/D).
Today, we start late because of hard trekking day yesterday and it is short day to Tengboche. First 3 hours bring you down passing Sumare, Pangboche and crossing bridge to reach Deboche and 45 minutes climb to arrive Tengboche 3786m 4.30hrs, which is nice view point of Mt Everest, Nutse, Lhotse and Ama dablam. There in Monastery is interesting to visit. Every day 6 Am and 3.30 Pm get Puja (praying time). We will visit monastery O/N Lodge.
Day 15: Trek to Manju 2840 m 5.30 hours, overnight Hotel (B/L/D).
After breakfast we steeply down to Phortse Tenga cross the bridge climb to Somare where we heading day 5 to Dole. After that we return back same way to Namche Bazaar, Jursule and Manju which we have check Sagarmath National park permit. 2840m, 5.30 hours.
Day 16: Trek to Lukla 2840m 4 hours, overnight Hotel (B/L/D).
Finally we return to Lukla where the trek began, take 4 hours. Enjoying in mountain celebrating last night. Overnight at Guesthouse with cold & hot drinks.
Day 17: Fly to Kathmandu transfer to Hotel, overnight Hotel (BB).
Early morning flight back to Kathmandu and free day, end trip, overnight in kathmandu.
Day 18: Departure or next trip (BB).
Last minute, transfer to airport for your onward journey or next trip.
T-shirt with wicking qualities
Wind stopper Jacket
Gore-Tex /down pants & Jacket
Vest /Beanie Gloves/mitts
Thermals: Top, pants, gloves, socks,balaclava
Rucksack/backpack with cover Weatherproof pack cover
Sleeping bag (-20) Sleeping bag liner
First aid kit
Spare batteries & globes
Toothpaste & toothbrush
Rain coat or Umbrella (if trekking in Monsoon)
Water purification tablets (if water use by purification)
Camera & accessories
Penciled, note books, reading books
Passport, Cash, credit card etc.