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Everest Base Camp Charity Trek | 18 Days

This three-week trekking holiday will be used for good cause. You will see the world's highest peak and explore its surroundings. You will interact with famous mountaineering people, the Sherpas. Charity Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the challenging treks in the world. Every trekker across the globe dreams of reaching Everest Base Camp (EBC) ever since Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa scaled Mount Everest in 1953. We cordially invite you to take up the challenge, trek to the EBC. This trek takes you into the most spectacular region of Nepal, the Khumbu. It offers an opportunity to get to know the culture and tradition of the Sherpa community along with the natural beauty of the area. The breathtaking views of Mount Everest and other peaks from Thyangboche and Kala Patthar are unforgettable. The hospitality from the local Sherpa people will remain with you for ever.

Charity Everest Base Camp Trek is the traditional trek to view Everest following the historic trail. It is charity trek. All the profit of this trek goes to Gramin Devi Higher Secondary School situated in Nuwakot district. The money will be used to buy computers for the children who are still deprived of using them. If you have time you can accompany us in distributing the aid. You are certain to have an overwhelming experience.

At a Glance:

  • Tour Code: CEBCT005
  • Style: Charity Trek
  • Grading:
  • Suitable for: Experience Trekkers
  • Duration: 18 Days
  • Start in: Kathmandu |Airport
  • End in: Kathmandu |Airport
  • Transport: Air+Overland
  • Price: US$ 2199 per person

Highlights of the tour:

  • Travel for a good cause
  • The most beautiful trek on earth
  • Everest Base Camp, Khumbu Glacier and Kala Pattar
  • A day to explore Namche Bazaar and Chhukung Ri
  • Spectacular Himalaya mountain views, Sherpa Culture, mani walls, chortens and prayer flags
  • Breathtaking flight to and From Lukla
  • Visit  palace, Monastery, Stupa and Temple of Kathmandu

What's Included:

  • Kathmandu Airport transfers
  • An experienced  insured and equipped English speaking Guide
  • Guided sightseeing and entry fee in Kathmandu
  • Internal flights and land transport involved in the itinerary
  • Flights of guide
  • Airport tax
  • Good standard Hotel ( 3-4*) accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Teahouse accommodation on trek twin sharing basic
  • 3 meals a day during trek
  • Tims permit
  • National park permit
  • Insured and equipped porter as on IPPG rules
  • Ascents of Kala Patar (5545m) and Chhikung Ri (5100m)
  • Acclimatize day  to explore in Namche and Dinboche
  • Trekking off the main trail to the village of Phortse - one of the more traditional Sherpa villages in the Khumbu region.

 

What's Not Included:

  • Travel Insurance
  • Nepalese Visa
  • Tips for Guide and other trek staff
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Additional costs due to illness, rescue etc
  • Additional cost due to force majeure, changes of flight and itinerary
  • Personal drinks and Bar Bill

 





The Following dates and prices are LAND ONLY itinerary joining in Kathmandu. Please make your own flight arrangements. If you need some help to arrange an international flight, we can suggest you some agents who are specialized on ticketing.

BOOK WITH CONFIDENCE - No surcharge guarantee whether you are booking for this year or the next, we have undertaken to guarantee that all of our Land Only prices will not change once you have booked your holiday.

DATE WITH FESTIVAL & EVENTS - recommended If you are planning your holiday  and want to have once in a life time experience then chose the date that combined with events or festivals. It will enhance an experience of life time in your holiday.


Our Tours Status Index...
You can Book Guarantee Departure Limited Seat Closed Tour

Trip End Date Single Supplement Price
Tue 14 November 2017 Sat 02 December 2017 US$ 350 US$ 1999 Book Now

Your Journey, Your Way -this itinerary can be tailored to your desire

You can also use this tour as a base for a tailor-made itinerary. Like your personal architect creating your one-of-a-kind home, our Travel Specialists will execute the trip of a lifetime. It's all up to you - logistics, pace, budget, dates, performances, visits, explorations, meals and lodging are hammered out down to the finest customized detail. You cross time zones, date lines and oceans. And it's all there, just as you envisioned it, only better. As each magical day unfolds, you are immersed in Your Journey, Your Way…. please fill in our tailor-made request form.

Private Journey - customize the departure dates suitable for you

You may want to make this a private trip with your near and dear one at your own Schedule. Considering this, Trekking Team Group organizes private journeys as well. Please choose your own departure date..

Day 1 :  Arrival and transfer to hotel

Arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu. Traditional welcome by our airport representative. Your guide briefs about your further programme. Typical Nepali dinner served in the evening.

Highlights:

  • Arrival at Tribhuvan International airport.
  • A traditional warm Welcome.
  • Briefing about the package in hotel.
  • Evening Typical Welcome dinner.

Day 2 :  Kathmandu sightseeing

You will be taken for sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley to explore the vibrant city after breakfast at your hotel. Drive to famous Buddhist Stupa Swayambunath, also known as Monkey temple, on the hill of Kathmandu Valley where you can see stunning view of mountains and Kathmandu valley. This temple attracts Buddhists and tourists from around the world. Swayambhunath Stupa is the most ancient and enigmatic of all the holy shrines in Kathmandu valley. Its lofty white dome and glittering golden spire are visible from far and wide. Next is Pashupatinath, the temple of Lord Shiva. This is probably the most famous temple for Hindu in Indian Sub-continent. There is crematorium beside the temple where dead bodies are burnt to ashes. After exploring  Pashupatinath you will visit fascinating sights of Patan Durbar Square, one of the most glorious examples of traditional Nepalese architecture, full of centuries old temples and palaces.

Highlights:

  • Kathmandu Sightseeing.
  • Visit Swayambunath Temple.
  • Explore Pashupatinath temple.
  • Visit Boudhanath Stupa.

Day 3 :  Fly to Lukla (2,845m) & trek to Phakding

You will take stunning flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. You will meet with the trekking crew upon arrival. Following a short tea break you will trek northwards up to the valley of Dudhkoshi. Descend from the small plateau into the forested valley. The trek is very easy and short today. However, the difference in altitude, in comparison with Kathmandu, can make you feel a bit difficult. After lunch you trek north towards Phakding. The trail crosses several streams and you finally reach to Phakding (2650m). You will spend your first night in this settlement from where you will have tantalizing views.

Highlights:

  • Flight to Lukla.
  • Trek to Phakding.
  • Overnight at Phakding.

Day 4 :  Trek to Namche Bazar (3440m)

Hike to Namche Bazaar through farmland and settlements. You will follow the Dudh Kosi northwards. This day's walk takes you through magnificent forests of rhododendron, giant fir and magnolia trees. You will cross the west fork of the river, the Bhote Kosi, and start the steep climb to Namche Bazaar. Namche is the largest Sherpa village which is called as Gateway to Mount Everest. Namche is a prosperous Sherpa village and an important trading center as well. Locals from various villages gather during the weekly bazaar and sell fresh foodstuffs.

Highlights:

  • Trek To Namche Bazar.
  • Explore Magnificent forest.
  • Visit Namche Bazar.
  • Explore Sherpa Village.

Day 5 :  Acclimatization day/explore around Thamo or Synboche

You will take rest in Namcha and explore the village Thamo or Synboche. Make yourself fit, physically and mentally, for the further journey. This day is for acclimatisation. We suggest you to stay active even in the rest day so that it will help you for the trekking.

Highlights:

  • Acclimatization Day.
  • Explore Thamo or Synboche.
  • Prepare for further journey.
  •  

Day 6 :  Trek to Tengbuche (3870m)

The route from Namche to Tengboche is unbelievably beautiful – the Dudh Kosi is far below and Thamserku, Kantega, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, and Everest rise in the front. This lovely walk is full of woods, rhododendron forests, mani walls, chorten (stupas), and suspension bridges across the river.

Highlights:

  • Trek to Tengboche.
  • Mountain view.
  • Explore chorten and mani walls.

Day 7 :  Trek to Dingbuche (4410m)

After breakfast visit the beautiful Tenboche Monastery. Hear the story of Yeti from Lama and if possible see the praying. After this descend to a lodge in Debuche. After lunch trek to Dinboche. The trek is very beautiful. It is one of the most beautiful valley walks in the earth.

Highlights:

  • Trek to Dingbuche.
  • Visit Monastery.
  • Overnight at Dingbuche.

Day 8 :  Acclimatization day/ explore Chhukung Ri (5100m)

This is an acclimatization day. An acclimatization day here can be used to hike up the Imja Khola to Chhukung or Nagarzhang Peak, a small summer settlement from where stunning views of Island Peak, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and the fluted ice walls flanking the Amphu Lapcha pass can be seen. Make fit yourself for the further journey. Physiologically prepare yourself for adaptation to changes in climate or environment. We recommend you to stay active even in a rest day as it is better than being idle while on a trekking journey.

Highlights:

  • Acclimatisation day.
  • Prepare yourself for next journey.

Day 9 :  Trek to Lobuche (4910m)

The ascent towards Everest Base Camp continues through Alpine meadows and summer yak pastures towards the end of the moraine of the Khumbu Glacier. It is a steep, tough climb towards the village of Gorak Shep. Trek continues towards Lobuche where the view is straight towards Nuptse and the sunset is truly magnificent.

Highlights:

  • Trek to Lobuche.
  • Explore Lobuche peak.
  • Explore Khumbu Glacier.

Day 10 :  Trek to Gorakshep (5140m) and explore further to Everest Base camp (5364m)

The higher altitude makes this day's trekking quite challenging. Trekking from Lobuche to Gorak Shep is very challenging. You will climb Khumbu Glacier and cross the Changri Glacier to Gorak Shep. The views are really stunning.

Highlights:

  • Trek to Gorakshep.
  • Explore Further to Everest.
  • Climb Khumbu.

Day 11 :  Climb to Kala Patthar (5550m) for sunrise & trek to Pheriche(4240)

Your condition will be checked today before you move on. If the condition is found good then hike to Kala Patthar. Enjoy an early morning hike to an excellent viewpoint of the Everest region, with panoramic vistas of the front of Mt. Everest and Pomo-Ri. Kala Patthar is a notable landmark located on the south ridge of Pumori. The ascent of Kala Patthar begins at Gorakshep, the original base camp for Mt. Everest. Back to hotel for breakfast and trek down to Pheriche.

Highlights:

  • Climb to Kala Patthar.
  • Early morning hike.
  • Trek to Pheriche.

Day 12 :  Trek to Pheriche (3810m)

Trek to Phoriche. Cross Pheriche Pass before arriving at Tengboche Monastery. You will emerge from the valley and climb a short distance to Pheriche Pass, before descending to cross the river Imja Khola. Ama Dablam appears to rise directly from the Pheriche valley.

Highlights:

  • Trek to Phoriche.
  • Explore Imja Khola.
  • Overnight at Phoriche.

Day 13 :  Trek to Phortse (3680m)

Today’s trail is not too much up and down, following a gradual ascent through a forest to the Phortse. This is the beautiful remote village in Khumbu region with spectacular mountain scenery. Meet with the local people and chat with them if you like. The trek is about 5-6 hours today.

Highlights:

  • Trek to Khumjung.
  • Explore the Village of Khumjung.
  • Mountain view.

Day 14 :  Trek to Monjo (2840m)

After breakfast trek around 25 minute up to the Khumjung, at the foot of the sacred Khumbi Yul Lha. The village of Khumjung is situated near the peak of Khumbila, from which this region is named. The local monastery is well known for housing what is purported to be the scalp of the infamous Yeti. You will leave Khumjung passing through the school where Sir Edmund Hillary raised funds. His legacy and the great work he started here still continue. You will head towards Namche where you’ll spend a few hours before we leave for Monjo.  As you reach the peak of the mountain you are destined with spectacular views of Namche from above. There is a very distinct tree line that you notice as you trek through the mountains.  As you descend landscape continues to become greener.  Beautiful waterfalls and streams are common as you walk down.

Highlights:

  • Trek to Monjo.
  • Explore monastery.
  • Spectacular view of Namche.

Day 15 :  Trek to Lukla (2850m)

Hike down a steep trail to the Dudh Kosi and trek down. You’ll have a long and leisurely trek back to Lukla. Celebrate your trek at a local tea house and gaze back at the jagged peaks of the mountains you’ve just climbed. Bid adieu tonight to your trekking crew.

Highlights:

  • Trek Down to lukla.
  • Rest time at lukla.
  • Overnight at Lukla.

Day 16 :  Fly back to Kathmandu/Hotel

Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu. Enjoy panoramic mountain views and spend the rest of the day sightseeing, exploring, shopping or just relaxing in Kathmandu’s numerous cafés and roof-top restaurants.

Highlights:

  • Fly back to kathmandu.
  • Mountain view.
  • Rest time.

Day 17 :  Day at leisure/ reserve day in case of flight cancel/Hotel

It’s a leisure time in Kathmandu, where the rest of the day is free for shopping, sightseeing or relaxing. This is an extra day in case of bad weather. Free time to explore Kathmandu before setting for the airport.

Highlights:

  • Leisure Day.
  • Time for rest.
  • Kathmandu Sightseeing.

Day 18 :  Drive to Airport for Return flight

Your final day in Kathmandu is a free day. You do as you like. Many people take the time for shopping others enjoy exploring the cultural sites of the city. Our local guide can advise you on the best shops in the area. Farewells! Our airport representative will travel with you to the airport.

Highlights:

  • Departure time.
  • Flight from kathmandu.
  • Final Farewells.
 

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Everest Base Camp Charity Trek | 18 Day Tour From $ 1,999

Holiday Overview

This three-week trekking holiday will be used for good cause. You will see the world's highest peak and explore its surroundings. You will interact with famous mountaineering people, the Sherpas. Charity Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the challenging treks in the world. Every trekker across the globe dreams of reaching Everest Base Camp (EBC) ever since Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa scaled Mount Everest in 1953. We cordially invite you to take up the challenge, trek to the EBC. This trek takes you into the most spectacular region of Nepal, the Khumbu. It offers an opportunity to get to know the culture and tradition of the Sherpa community along with the natural beauty of the area. The breathtaking views of Mount Everest and other peaks from Thyangboche and Kala Patthar are unforgettable. The hospitality from the local Sherpa people will remain with you for ever.

Charity Everest Base Camp Trek is the traditional trek to view Everest following the historic trail. It is charity trek. All the profit of this trek goes to Gramin Devi Higher Secondary School situated in Nuwakot district. The money will be used to buy computers for the children who are still deprived of using them. If you have time you can accompany us in distributing the aid. You are certain to have an overwhelming experience.

At a Glance:

  • Tour Code: CEBCT005
  • Style: Charity Trek
  • Grading:
  • Suitable for: Experience Trekkers
  • Duration: 18 Days
  • Start in: Kathmandu |Airport
  • End in: Kathmandu |Airport
  • Transport: Air+Overland
  • Price: US$ 2199 per person

Highlights of the tour:

  • Travel for a good cause
  • The most beautiful trek on earth
  • Everest Base Camp, Khumbu Glacier and Kala Pattar
  • A day to explore Namche Bazaar and Chhukung Ri
  • Spectacular Himalaya mountain views, Sherpa Culture, mani walls, chortens and prayer flags
  • Breathtaking flight to and From Lukla
  • Visit  palace, Monastery, Stupa and Temple of Kathmandu

What's Included:

  • Kathmandu Airport transfers
  • An experienced  insured and equipped English speaking Guide
  • Guided sightseeing and entry fee in Kathmandu
  • Internal flights and land transport involved in the itinerary
  • Flights of guide
  • Airport tax
  • Good standard Hotel ( 3-4*) accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Teahouse accommodation on trek twin sharing basic
  • 3 meals a day during trek
  • Tims permit
  • National park permit
  • Insured and equipped porter as on IPPG rules
  • Ascents of Kala Patar (5545m) and Chhikung Ri (5100m)
  • Acclimatize day  to explore in Namche and Dinboche
  • Trekking off the main trail to the village of Phortse - one of the more traditional Sherpa villages in the Khumbu region.

 

What's Not Included:

  • Travel Insurance
  • Nepalese Visa
  • Tips for Guide and other trek staff
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Additional costs due to illness, rescue etc
  • Additional cost due to force majeure, changes of flight and itinerary
  • Personal drinks and Bar Bill

 

Dates & Price

The Following dates and prices are LAND ONLY itinerary joining in Kathmandu. Please make your own flight arrangements. If you need some help to arrange an international flight, we can suggest you some agents who are specialized on ticketing.

BOOK WITH CONFIDENCE - No surcharge guarantee whether you are booking for this year or the next, we have undertaken to guarantee that all of our Land Only prices will not change once you have booked your holiday.

DATE WITH FESTIVAL & EVENTS - recommended If you are planning your holiday  and want to have once in a life time experience then chose the date that combined with events or festivals. It will enhance an experience of life time in your holiday.


Our Tours Status Index...
You can Book Guarantee Departure Limited Seat Closed Tour

End Date
Tue 14 November 2017 Sat 02 December 2017 Book Now

Your Journey, Your Way -this itinerary can be tailored to your desire

You can also use this tour as a base for a tailor-made itinerary. Like your personal architect creating your one-of-a-kind home, our Travel Specialists will execute the trip of a lifetime. It's all up to you - logistics, pace, budget, dates, performances, visits, explorations, meals and lodging are hammered out down to the finest customized detail. You cross time zones, date lines and oceans. And it's all there, just as you envisioned it, only better. As each magical day unfolds, you are immersed in Your Journey, Your Way…. please fill in our tailor-made request form.

Private Journey - customize the departure dates suitable for you

You may want to make this a private trip with your near and dear one at your own Schedule. Considering this, Trekking Team Group organizes private journeys as well. Please choose your own departure date..

Itinerary

Day 1 :  Arrival and transfer to hotel

Arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu. Traditional welcome by our airport representative. Your guide briefs about your further programme. Typical Nepali dinner served in the evening.

Highlights:

  • Arrival at Tribhuvan International airport.
  • A traditional warm Welcome.
  • Briefing about the package in hotel.
  • Evening Typical Welcome dinner.

Day 2 :  Kathmandu sightseeing

You will be taken for sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley to explore the vibrant city after breakfast at your hotel. Drive to famous Buddhist Stupa Swayambunath, also known as Monkey temple, on the hill of Kathmandu Valley where you can see stunning view of mountains and Kathmandu valley. This temple attracts Buddhists and tourists from around the world. Swayambhunath Stupa is the most ancient and enigmatic of all the holy shrines in Kathmandu valley. Its lofty white dome and glittering golden spire are visible from far and wide. Next is Pashupatinath, the temple of Lord Shiva. This is probably the most famous temple for Hindu in Indian Sub-continent. There is crematorium beside the temple where dead bodies are burnt to ashes. After exploring  Pashupatinath you will visit fascinating sights of Patan Durbar Square, one of the most glorious examples of traditional Nepalese architecture, full of centuries old temples and palaces.

Highlights:

  • Kathmandu Sightseeing.
  • Visit Swayambunath Temple.
  • Explore Pashupatinath temple.
  • Visit Boudhanath Stupa.

Day 3 :  Fly to Lukla (2,845m) & trek to Phakding

You will take stunning flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. You will meet with the trekking crew upon arrival. Following a short tea break you will trek northwards up to the valley of Dudhkoshi. Descend from the small plateau into the forested valley. The trek is very easy and short today. However, the difference in altitude, in comparison with Kathmandu, can make you feel a bit difficult. After lunch you trek north towards Phakding. The trail crosses several streams and you finally reach to Phakding (2650m). You will spend your first night in this settlement from where you will have tantalizing views.

Highlights:

  • Flight to Lukla.
  • Trek to Phakding.
  • Overnight at Phakding.

Day 4 :  Trek to Namche Bazar (3440m)

Hike to Namche Bazaar through farmland and settlements. You will follow the Dudh Kosi northwards. This day's walk takes you through magnificent forests of rhododendron, giant fir and magnolia trees. You will cross the west fork of the river, the Bhote Kosi, and start the steep climb to Namche Bazaar. Namche is the largest Sherpa village which is called as Gateway to Mount Everest. Namche is a prosperous Sherpa village and an important trading center as well. Locals from various villages gather during the weekly bazaar and sell fresh foodstuffs.

Highlights:

  • Trek To Namche Bazar.
  • Explore Magnificent forest.
  • Visit Namche Bazar.
  • Explore Sherpa Village.

Day 5 :  Acclimatization day/explore around Thamo or Synboche

You will take rest in Namcha and explore the village Thamo or Synboche. Make yourself fit, physically and mentally, for the further journey. This day is for acclimatisation. We suggest you to stay active even in the rest day so that it will help you for the trekking.

Highlights:

  • Acclimatization Day.
  • Explore Thamo or Synboche.
  • Prepare for further journey.
  •  

Day 6 :  Trek to Tengbuche (3870m)

The route from Namche to Tengboche is unbelievably beautiful – the Dudh Kosi is far below and Thamserku, Kantega, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, and Everest rise in the front. This lovely walk is full of woods, rhododendron forests, mani walls, chorten (stupas), and suspension bridges across the river.

Highlights:

  • Trek to Tengboche.
  • Mountain view.
  • Explore chorten and mani walls.

Day 7 :  Trek to Dingbuche (4410m)

After breakfast visit the beautiful Tenboche Monastery. Hear the story of Yeti from Lama and if possible see the praying. After this descend to a lodge in Debuche. After lunch trek to Dinboche. The trek is very beautiful. It is one of the most beautiful valley walks in the earth.

Highlights:

  • Trek to Dingbuche.
  • Visit Monastery.
  • Overnight at Dingbuche.

Day 8 :  Acclimatization day/ explore Chhukung Ri (5100m)

This is an acclimatization day. An acclimatization day here can be used to hike up the Imja Khola to Chhukung or Nagarzhang Peak, a small summer settlement from where stunning views of Island Peak, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and the fluted ice walls flanking the Amphu Lapcha pass can be seen. Make fit yourself for the further journey. Physiologically prepare yourself for adaptation to changes in climate or environment. We recommend you to stay active even in a rest day as it is better than being idle while on a trekking journey.

Highlights:

  • Acclimatisation day.
  • Prepare yourself for next journey.

Day 9 :  Trek to Lobuche (4910m)

The ascent towards Everest Base Camp continues through Alpine meadows and summer yak pastures towards the end of the moraine of the Khumbu Glacier. It is a steep, tough climb towards the village of Gorak Shep. Trek continues towards Lobuche where the view is straight towards Nuptse and the sunset is truly magnificent.

Highlights:

  • Trek to Lobuche.
  • Explore Lobuche peak.
  • Explore Khumbu Glacier.

Day 10 :  Trek to Gorakshep (5140m) and explore further to Everest Base camp (5364m)

The higher altitude makes this day's trekking quite challenging. Trekking from Lobuche to Gorak Shep is very challenging. You will climb Khumbu Glacier and cross the Changri Glacier to Gorak Shep. The views are really stunning.

Highlights:

  • Trek to Gorakshep.
  • Explore Further to Everest.
  • Climb Khumbu.

Day 11 :  Climb to Kala Patthar (5550m) for sunrise & trek to Pheriche(4240)

Your condition will be checked today before you move on. If the condition is found good then hike to Kala Patthar. Enjoy an early morning hike to an excellent viewpoint of the Everest region, with panoramic vistas of the front of Mt. Everest and Pomo-Ri. Kala Patthar is a notable landmark located on the south ridge of Pumori. The ascent of Kala Patthar begins at Gorakshep, the original base camp for Mt. Everest. Back to hotel for breakfast and trek down to Pheriche.

Highlights:

  • Climb to Kala Patthar.
  • Early morning hike.
  • Trek to Pheriche.

Day 12 :  Trek to Pheriche (3810m)

Trek to Phoriche. Cross Pheriche Pass before arriving at Tengboche Monastery. You will emerge from the valley and climb a short distance to Pheriche Pass, before descending to cross the river Imja Khola. Ama Dablam appears to rise directly from the Pheriche valley.

Highlights:

  • Trek to Phoriche.
  • Explore Imja Khola.
  • Overnight at Phoriche.

Day 13 :  Trek to Phortse (3680m)

Today’s trail is not too much up and down, following a gradual ascent through a forest to the Phortse. This is the beautiful remote village in Khumbu region with spectacular mountain scenery. Meet with the local people and chat with them if you like. The trek is about 5-6 hours today.

Highlights:

  • Trek to Khumjung.
  • Explore the Village of Khumjung.
  • Mountain view.

Day 14 :  Trek to Monjo (2840m)

After breakfast trek around 25 minute up to the Khumjung, at the foot of the sacred Khumbi Yul Lha. The village of Khumjung is situated near the peak of Khumbila, from which this region is named. The local monastery is well known for housing what is purported to be the scalp of the infamous Yeti. You will leave Khumjung passing through the school where Sir Edmund Hillary raised funds. His legacy and the great work he started here still continue. You will head towards Namche where you’ll spend a few hours before we leave for Monjo.  As you reach the peak of the mountain you are destined with spectacular views of Namche from above. There is a very distinct tree line that you notice as you trek through the mountains.  As you descend landscape continues to become greener.  Beautiful waterfalls and streams are common as you walk down.

Highlights:

  • Trek to Monjo.
  • Explore monastery.
  • Spectacular view of Namche.

Day 15 :  Trek to Lukla (2850m)

Hike down a steep trail to the Dudh Kosi and trek down. You’ll have a long and leisurely trek back to Lukla. Celebrate your trek at a local tea house and gaze back at the jagged peaks of the mountains you’ve just climbed. Bid adieu tonight to your trekking crew.

Highlights:

  • Trek Down to lukla.
  • Rest time at lukla.
  • Overnight at Lukla.

Day 16 :  Fly back to Kathmandu/Hotel

Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu. Enjoy panoramic mountain views and spend the rest of the day sightseeing, exploring, shopping or just relaxing in Kathmandu’s numerous cafés and roof-top restaurants.

Highlights:

  • Fly back to kathmandu.
  • Mountain view.
  • Rest time.

Day 17 :  Day at leisure/ reserve day in case of flight cancel/Hotel

It’s a leisure time in Kathmandu, where the rest of the day is free for shopping, sightseeing or relaxing. This is an extra day in case of bad weather. Free time to explore Kathmandu before setting for the airport.

Highlights:

  • Leisure Day.
  • Time for rest.
  • Kathmandu Sightseeing.

Day 18 :  Drive to Airport for Return flight

Your final day in Kathmandu is a free day. You do as you like. Many people take the time for shopping others enjoy exploring the cultural sites of the city. Our local guide can advise you on the best shops in the area. Farewells! Our airport representative will travel with you to the airport.

Highlights:

  • Departure time.
  • Flight from kathmandu.
  • Final Farewells.

Day 1 :  Arrival and transfer to hotel

Arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu. Traditional welcome by our airport representative. Your guide briefs about your further programme. Typical Nepali dinner served in the evening.

Highlights:

  • Arrival at Tribhuvan International airport.
  • A traditional warm Welcome.
  • Briefing about the package in hotel.
  • Evening Typical Welcome dinner.

Day 2 :  Kathmandu sightseeing

You will be taken for sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley to explore the vibrant city after breakfast at your hotel. Drive to famous Buddhist Stupa Swayambunath, also known as Monkey temple, on the hill of Kathmandu Valley where you can see stunning view of mountains and Kathmandu valley. This temple attracts Buddhists and tourists from around the world. Swayambhunath Stupa is the most ancient and enigmatic of all the holy shrines in Kathmandu valley. Its lofty white dome and glittering golden spire are visible from far and wide. Next is Pashupatinath, the temple of Lord Shiva. This is probably the most famous temple for Hindu in Indian Sub-continent. There is crematorium beside the temple where dead bodies are burnt to ashes. After exploring  Pashupatinath you will visit fascinating sights of Patan Durbar Square, one of the most glorious examples of traditional Nepalese architecture, full of centuries old temples and palaces.

Highlights:

  • Kathmandu Sightseeing.
  • Visit Swayambunath Temple.
  • Explore Pashupatinath temple.
  • Visit Boudhanath Stupa.

Day 3 :  Fly to Lukla (2,845m) & trek to Phakding

You will take stunning flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. You will meet with the trekking crew upon arrival. Following a short tea break you will trek northwards up to the valley of Dudhkoshi. Descend from the small plateau into the forested valley. The trek is very easy and short today. However, the difference in altitude, in comparison with Kathmandu, can make you feel a bit difficult. After lunch you trek north towards Phakding. The trail crosses several streams and you finally reach to Phakding (2650m). You will spend your first night in this settlement from where you will have tantalizing views.

Highlights:

  • Flight to Lukla.
  • Trek to Phakding.
  • Overnight at Phakding.

Day 4 :  Trek to Namche Bazar (3440m)

Hike to Namche Bazaar through farmland and settlements. You will follow the Dudh Kosi northwards. This day's walk takes you through magnificent forests of rhododendron, giant fir and magnolia trees. You will cross the west fork of the river, the Bhote Kosi, and start the steep climb to Namche Bazaar. Namche is the largest Sherpa village which is called as Gateway to Mount Everest. Namche is a prosperous Sherpa village and an important trading center as well. Locals from various villages gather during the weekly bazaar and sell fresh foodstuffs.

Highlights:

  • Trek To Namche Bazar.
  • Explore Magnificent forest.
  • Visit Namche Bazar.
  • Explore Sherpa Village.

Day 5 :  Acclimatization day/explore around Thamo or Synboche

You will take rest in Namcha and explore the village Thamo or Synboche. Make yourself fit, physically and mentally, for the further journey. This day is for acclimatisation. We suggest you to stay active even in the rest day so that it will help you for the trekking.

Highlights:

  • Acclimatization Day.
  • Explore Thamo or Synboche.
  • Prepare for further journey.
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Day 6 :  Trek to Tengbuche (3870m)

The route from Namche to Tengboche is unbelievably beautiful – the Dudh Kosi is far below and Thamserku, Kantega, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, and Everest rise in the front. This lovely walk is full of woods, rhododendron forests, mani walls, chorten (stupas), and suspension bridges across the river.

Highlights:

  • Trek to Tengboche.
  • Mountain view.
  • Explore chorten and mani walls.

Day 7 :  Trek to Dingbuche (4410m)

After breakfast visit the beautiful Tenboche Monastery. Hear the story of Yeti from Lama and if possible see the praying. After this descend to a lodge in Debuche. After lunch trek to Dinboche. The trek is very beautiful. It is one of the most beautiful valley walks in the earth.

Highlights:

  • Trek to Dingbuche.
  • Visit Monastery.
  • Overnight at Dingbuche.

Day 8 :  Acclimatization day/ explore Chhukung Ri (5100m)

This is an acclimatization day. An acclimatization day here can be used to hike up the Imja Khola to Chhukung or Nagarzhang Peak, a small summer settlement from where stunning views of Island Peak, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, and the fluted ice walls flanking the Amphu Lapcha pass can be seen. Make fit yourself for the further journey. Physiologically prepare yourself for adaptation to changes in climate or environment. We recommend you to stay active even in a rest day as it is better than being idle while on a trekking journey.

Highlights:

  • Acclimatisation day.
  • Prepare yourself for next journey.

Day 9 :  Trek to Lobuche (4910m)

The ascent towards Everest Base Camp continues through Alpine meadows and summer yak pastures towards the end of the moraine of the Khumbu Glacier. It is a steep, tough climb towards the village of Gorak Shep. Trek continues towards Lobuche where the view is straight towards Nuptse and the sunset is truly magnificent.

Highlights:

  • Trek to Lobuche.
  • Explore Lobuche peak.
  • Explore Khumbu Glacier.

Day 10 :  Trek to Gorakshep (5140m) and explore further to Everest Base camp (5364m)

The higher altitude makes this day's trekking quite challenging. Trekking from Lobuche to Gorak Shep is very challenging. You will climb Khumbu Glacier and cross the Changri Glacier to Gorak Shep. The views are really stunning.

Highlights:

  • Trek to Gorakshep.
  • Explore Further to Everest.
  • Climb Khumbu.

Day 11 :  Climb to Kala Patthar (5550m) for sunrise & trek to Pheriche(4240)

Your condition will be checked today before you move on. If the condition is found good then hike to Kala Patthar. Enjoy an early morning hike to an excellent viewpoint of the Everest region, with panoramic vistas of the front of Mt. Everest and Pomo-Ri. Kala Patthar is a notable landmark located on the south ridge of Pumori. The ascent of Kala Patthar begins at Gorakshep, the original base camp for Mt. Everest. Back to hotel for breakfast and trek down to Pheriche.

Highlights:

  • Climb to Kala Patthar.
  • Early morning hike.
  • Trek to Pheriche.

Day 12 :  Trek to Pheriche (3810m)

Trek to Phoriche. Cross Pheriche Pass before arriving at Tengboche Monastery. You will emerge from the valley and climb a short distance to Pheriche Pass, before descending to cross the river Imja Khola. Ama Dablam appears to rise directly from the Pheriche valley.

Highlights:

  • Trek to Phoriche.
  • Explore Imja Khola.
  • Overnight at Phoriche.

Day 13 :  Trek to Phortse (3680m)

Today’s trail is not too much up and down, following a gradual ascent through a forest to the Phortse. This is the beautiful remote village in Khumbu region with spectacular mountain scenery. Meet with the local people and chat with them if you like. The trek is about 5-6 hours today.

Highlights:

  • Trek to Khumjung.
  • Explore the Village of Khumjung.
  • Mountain view.

Day 14 :  Trek to Monjo (2840m)

After breakfast trek around 25 minute up to the Khumjung, at the foot of the sacred Khumbi Yul Lha. The village of Khumjung is situated near the peak of Khumbila, from which this region is named. The local monastery is well known for housing what is purported to be the scalp of the infamous Yeti. You will leave Khumjung passing through the school where Sir Edmund Hillary raised funds. His legacy and the great work he started here still continue. You will head towards Namche where you’ll spend a few hours before we leave for Monjo.  As you reach the peak of the mountain you are destined with spectacular views of Namche from above. There is a very distinct tree line that you notice as you trek through the mountains.  As you descend landscape continues to become greener.  Beautiful waterfalls and streams are common as you walk down.

Highlights:

  • Trek to Monjo.
  • Explore monastery.
  • Spectacular view of Namche.

Day 15 :  Trek to Lukla (2850m)

Hike down a steep trail to the Dudh Kosi and trek down. You’ll have a long and leisurely trek back to Lukla. Celebrate your trek at a local tea house and gaze back at the jagged peaks of the mountains you’ve just climbed. Bid adieu tonight to your trekking crew.

Highlights:

  • Trek Down to lukla.
  • Rest time at lukla.
  • Overnight at Lukla.

Day 16 :  Fly back to Kathmandu/Hotel

Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu. Enjoy panoramic mountain views and spend the rest of the day sightseeing, exploring, shopping or just relaxing in Kathmandu’s numerous cafés and roof-top restaurants.

Highlights:

  • Fly back to kathmandu.
  • Mountain view.
  • Rest time.

Day 17 :  Day at leisure/ reserve day in case of flight cancel/Hotel

It’s a leisure time in Kathmandu, where the rest of the day is free for shopping, sightseeing or relaxing. This is an extra day in case of bad weather. Free time to explore Kathmandu before setting for the airport.

Highlights:

  • Leisure Day.
  • Time for rest.
  • Kathmandu Sightseeing.

Day 18 :  Drive to Airport for Return flight

Your final day in Kathmandu is a free day. You do as you like. Many people take the time for shopping others enjoy exploring the cultural sites of the city. Our local guide can advise you on the best shops in the area. Farewells! Our airport representative will travel with you to the airport.

Highlights:

  • Departure time.
  • Flight from kathmandu.
  • Final Farewells.

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What makes this trip different ?

Trekking Team Group is one of the main supporters of Ambe Foundation, a non-political and non-profit social organisation. We contribute our support to the remote village of Nuwakot and different schools like Gramin Devi, Khumbeshwori through donation, sponsorship and partnership in various projects. For details click here what we do and why we do?

Donation

Trekking Team Group donates one percentage of total business profits to the foundation on a yearly basis. The donated amount supports the ongoing maintenance of Gramin Devi and Khumbeshwori, both the community-based schoosl in Nuwakot.

Sponsorship

One of the major activities of Ambe Foundation is the children sponsorship programme, which is conducted in full collaboration with Trekking Team Group.

Partnership (Volunteering Program)

The Ambe Volunteer Programme, organised by Ambe Foundation and Trekking Team Group, aims to mobilise teams of experts and interested individuals as an effective and economic measure in providing the human capital for education, health and community development in Nuwakot district.

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