Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport, meet our staff then transfer to Hotel (B).
Day 02: Kathmandu to Lukla (2800 m.) by flight and trek to Phakding, 2652 m, 3 hours trek, overnight Hotel/Lodge (B/L/D).
Day 03: Phakding to Namche Bazaar 3440 m, 5-6 hours, overnight Hotel/Lodge (B/L/D).
Day 04: Namche Bazaar Rest for Acclimatization, overnight Hotel/Lodge (B/L/D).
Day 05: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche 3867 m, 4-5 hours, overnight Hotel/Lodge (B/L/D).
Day 06: Tengboche to Pheriche 4343 m, 5 hours, overnight Hotel/Lodge (B/L/D).
Day 07: Pheriche to Lobuche 4930m, 5-6 hours, overnight Hotel/Lodge (B/L/D).
Day 08: Lobuje to Gorak Shep 5164 m, 3 hours continues EBC 2–3 hours, overnight at Hotel/Lodge in Gorep-shep (B/L/D).
Day 09: Gorepshep to Kalapatter 5545 m 2 hours and trekking Dingboche 4410 m, 5–6 hours, overnight Hotel/Lodge (B/L/D).
Day 10: Dingboche to Chhukung 4800 m, 3 hours, overnight Hotel/Lodge (B/L/D).
Day 11: Chhukung to Island peak (Imja Tse) Base Camp 5100 m, 5 hours trek, overnight at Tented Camp (B/L/D).
Day 12: Island Base Camp to Island Peak summit, 6160 m. & back to Island Base Camp, overnight at tented Camp (B/L/D).
Day 13: Spare days for climbing (B/L/D).
Day 14: Island Base Camp to Teangboche 3867m 6–9 hours, overnight Hotel/Lodge (B/L/D).
Day 15: Tengboche to Manju 2760m 5/6 hours, overnight at Hotel/Lodge (B/L/D).
Day 16: Manju to Lukla 3 hours 2840 m, overnight at Hotel/Lodge (B/L/D).
Day 17: Lukla to Kathmandu by flight 35 minutes then transfer to Hotel (BB).
Day 18: Last minute, transfer to Airport for your onward journey (B).
Note: The trekking itinerary subject to change as your time frame. It is also possible to start from Jiri or Salleri drive from Kathmandu.
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu (1340 m), transfer to Hotel, overnight Hotel (B).
Arrive in Kathmandu, meet our staff and transfer to a hotel in Kathmandu, at 7-8 pm group meeting and tour briefing at hotel, overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Kathmandu to Lukla (2840 m) and trekking to Phakding (2640m) - flight to Lukla and 3/4 hours trekking to Phakding (B/L/D).
In the morning, you fly from Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu to Tenzing Hillary Airport, Lukla. Upon arrival at the airport, your guide will brief you on the trek, as well as introduce you to Asian Hiking Team porters. While your Sherpas sort out and load your trekking equipment, you have time to explore Lukla. After finishing breakfast, to proceed from Lukla to Khumbu, head north, past a Chorten with praying wheels and join the main queue at Choplung (2696 m) in less than one hour. They proceed from their head north crossing the Thado Khola (2554 m) with the awesome trekking peak Kusum Khanguru (6483 m) at its head. To reach Phakding (2640 m), 1.30 hours from Chuplung or almost 3.30 hours from Lukla, overnight at Hotel.
Day 03: Phakding to Namche (3540 m) - 5 hours trekking to Namche Bazar (B/L/D).
To cross the west bank (right) of the Dudh koshi river, continue through blue pine and rhododendron forests, pass a settlement of metalworker (Tok Tok), village of Banker (2905m) with a small lodge, see the view of Mt. Thamserku (6856m) 1 hour. In the short while cross to the east (left) bank and climb up through Chumowa, cross the Khansar Khola to reach Mondzo (2835m). Enter Sagarmatha national park here, check your permit. Descend in a cleft to the west (right) bank of Dudh Kosi on a suspension bridge to reach Jorsule (2774m) 30 minutes. This is the last village before Namche Bazar. We take lunch here & 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. Can see, first view of Mt. Everest between Lhotse & Nuptse reaches 2 and half hours from Jorsule, overnight at Hotel.
Day 04: Namche Bazaar - Rest day for Acclimatization (B/L/D).
Today is a rest day, however, we should do some activities such as to climb Syangboche airport, visit Sherpa home in khumjung/Khunde village includes Adman Hillary school or view from Everest view Hotel, 2 hours. Namche bazaar has many officials or offices, including army base camp and bank. Namche used to be a trading centre, where grain from the south was exchanged for salt from Tibet and it remains now a trading center. Every Saturday is market day. It is headquartered of Sagarmatha National park (SNP) & Sagarmatha pollution controlled Project (SPCP). Here is the Sherpa Museum & monasteries too, overnight at the hotel.
Day 05: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3767m) - 4.30 hours trekking. (B/L/D).
The tail rises to the east of Sagarmatha National Park Museum (3520m), instead, contour high above the Dudh Kosi passes Kyangsuma. Steeply down to reach Phorse Tanga, may we have lunch; this is the last sport before Tengboche. After a hot lunch climb 2.20 hours to reach Tengboche (3767m, after your arrival check the hotel and visit the monastery. Every day 3-4 PM and 6-7 am is worship time in the Monastery. Overnight at Guest house.
Day 06: Tengboche to Pheriche (4200m) – 5-6 hours trekking (B/L/D).
Today, we start early, around 7 to 8 o’clock. Half an hour down to Debuche, where there is a monastery and small settlements inside the alpine forest. After a 45 minutes walk to cross the bridge, continue climbing to reach lower Pangboche. The trekking routes follow the lower path of Pangboche. It is worth to visit Monastery if you have time, it takes 45 minutes extra. An hour walk to reach a small settlement called Somare, may have lunch in Somare then gradually walk up. After one hour's walk from Somare, there are two ways, one heading to Pheriche and the other is Dingboche. Left hand side direction is way to Pheriche 4200 m, 1 hour from junction. After arrival, have a short drink with rest and climb 200 meters over the hill because everyday we “ascent high and sleep in low”. Overnight guest house/Lodge.
Day 07: Pheriche to Lobuche (4900m) - 4-5 hours trekking (B/L/D).
After breakfast, we start trekking at 7-8am, the first part of the trekking flat follows the river valley, and we need to climb a little to reach Dukla. Trek continues to Dukla 4680 m, may we have lunch and climb to Dukla/Dhukla pass 4800 m where many memorial monuments who died in Everest summit. It takes 5 hours to Lobuje 4910 m from Dingboche, Overnight at lodge.
Day 08: Gorap-shep (5170 m) – Everest Base Camp (5364m), 5/6 hours trekking (B/L/D).
This is another big and difficult walk along the Khumbu Glacier and up to the Everest Base Camp (5365 m). Early in the morning leaving Lobuje, after lunch in Gorak-shep within 3 hours, we will head up to Everest Base camp (5365 meters), and return to Gorak-shep at elevation of 5180 meters. We are likely to see the teams of Everest Expeditions. The view of the Khumbu Icefall is spectacular. We then return to Gorak Shep to spend our nights. We walk over the moving stone with a jump, so it does hard, be careful to walk overnight at Guest house.
Day 09: Gore Shep to Kalapattar (5545 m) climb and trekking to Dingboche, 5 hours trekking (B/L/D).
After reaching Base camp of Everest our aim today is to trek Kalapattar (5545 meters) a small peak. This will be a difficult, but rewarding trek. 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”, the most excellent view point in the world. Returning to the Hotel, after late breakfast, descend to Dingboche at an elevation of 4410 meters 5 hours, check your climbing gear where our store is, overnight at Guest house.
Day 10: Dingboche – Chhukung 4800 m, 3 hours, overnight at Hotel/Lodge (B/L/D).
After breakfast, follow the Imsa Valley river, on the bottom of Lhotse, today is short walking almost like 3 hours to reach Chhukum 4800m. After lunch in Chhukum, climb to Chhukung Ri 5550 m, 3 – 4 hours, return to the hotel, overnight in the Guest house/Hotel.
Day 11: Chhukung – Island peak (Imja Tse) Base Camp (5100m), 5 hours, overnight at tented Camp (B/L/D).
Today, our journey to Island Base Camp, so we need to check all the equipment and take hot breakfast and start walking at 8-9 am. Walking over the glacier with the beautiful view, it takes 3 to 4 hours. After we reach our staff fix the tent and camp side, have a hot lunch and climbing guide teach you about climbing, use ropes, security, and how to handle the emergency situation. Overnight in Camp with hot meals.
Day 12: Island B.C – Island Peak summit, 6180 m. & back to Island Base Camp. Tented Camp (B/L/D).
Very early may be 1 to 2 AM wake-up call, take some hot soup and start climbing, first we reach High Camp, something like 3 hours then continue walk to crampon point 2/3 hours, change all the equipment, leave non-necessary goods and start climbing. Time to reach the summit is difficult to tell you, may it take 2-4 hours from crampon point. Summit the Island Peak 6180 m and return to Base Camp, overnight in Base Camp, tented camp.
Day 13: Spare days for climbing (B/L/D).
Today we give you a spare day, weather is our master, we can’t control, so we give you one day extra. As well as the human body, may get sick or any problems, nobody not knows. You have already spent a lot of money to climb Island peak, if one more day extra may you can succeed so that we make spare days. If you climb on your schedule, you may use a spare day at another place as you want.
Day 14: Island B.C to Tengboche 3867 m 5-6 hours, overnight Hotel/Lodge (B/L/D).
After a hot breakfast, treks all the same way return to Chhukum continues walk to Dingboche may we have lunch here then all the same way walk down to Tengboche, 5-6 hours trekking, overnight at Lodge/hotel (B/L/D).
Day 15: Tengboche to Manju 2760 m 5/6 hours, overnight in Hotel/Lodge (B/L/D).
Today also we follow as before routes all the way to Namche Bazar passing Phoste Thanga, Kangzingma. We have lunch in Namche Bazar and continue to walk down to DudhKosi river bank crossing the suspension bridge twice then reach Manzo where we check National park permit on the second day of trekking, 5/6 hours, overnight Lodge/hotel.
Day 16: Manju to Lukla 2840 m 3 hours, overnight Hotel/Lodge (B/L/D).
Today is my last day of hiking. It is also a short day walking to reach Lukla. We have lunch in Thado Khola or Chomping and reach Lukla 4 hours, check the hotel, talk about hot showers and rest and relax. Last night in the mountains, overnight Lodge/hotel.
Day 17: Lukla to Kathmandu by flight, then transfer to Hotel (BB).
We have early breakfast and drop to Tenzing Hillary Airport as our flight schedule has its own way to Kathmandu. It is a 30 to 45 minutes flight to Kathmandu then transfer to Hotel in Kathmandu. After your arrival in Kathmandu, you are free and relax as you want, overnight in Hotel.
Day 18: Last minute, transfer to Airport for your onward journey or next tour (B).
The trip ends today, our airport representative will drop you to the Kathmandu International Airport for your flight departure from Nepal.
Note: The trekking itinerary and cost subject to change as your time frame. It is possible to start your trek from Jiri or Salleri, drive from Kathmandu.