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Everest Luxury Lodge Trek | 13 Days

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At a Glance:
Tour Code: ELLT006 Style: Trekking | Hiking Holidays
Grading: Maximum Altitude: 4,250m
Transport: Private Duration: 13 Days
Start in: Kathmandu |Airport End in: Kathmandu |Airport
Price: US$ 2400 per person
Trip Description

Everest Luxury Lodge Trek is two-week trekking in Everest region. This is one of the best holiday trekking to explore the culture and natural beauty of the the Everest region. It comprises short hikes, great trails, and ample time to relax. The visitor can explore flora and fauna, treasured sites, hidden gems, and many more with your well-informed local guides.
This holiday trip starts and ends in historic Kathmandu valley. It offers an opportunity to explore some of the world’s most important Hindu temples and palaces that are important historically, culturally and archaeologically. One can enjoy shopping in the maze of cobbled lanes and streets of the fabled Thamel area.
You will be taken to the high Khumbu region with the direct flight. It is the fantastic trekking route with the spectacular views of many high mountain peaks including Mt Everest. The Everest Luxury Lodge Trek takes to Lukla in a small aircraft. And reach the bustling Namche Bazaar. It was, and still it is, the high mountain market for traders from Tibet and Nepal for many hundreds of years.
We follow the footsteps of some greatest mountaineers along the traditional expedition route. Generally we trek in the morning with our experienced local guides and reach Yeti Mountain Home. It offers plenty of time to relax and explore the local.

Outline Itinerary
  • Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu
  • Day 2: Kathmandu sightseeing
  • Day 3: Fly to Lukla (2,845m) & trek to Phakding
  • Day 4: Trek to Namche Bazar(3440m)
  • Day 5: Acclimatization day/explore around Thamo or Synboche
  • Day 6: Trek to Thame (3800m). Around 5 hours trekking
  • Day 7: Thame day hike
  • Day 8: Namche Bazaar (3440m)
  • Day 9: Trek to Monjo (2850m)
  • Day 10: Trek to Lukla (2850m) 3-4hrs trekking
  • Day 11: Fly back to Kathmandu
  • Day 12: Day at leisure/ reserve day in case of flight cancel/Hotel
  • Day 13: Drive to Airport for Return flight
Highlights of the tour:
  • Classic easy paced trekking holiday in Nepal
  • Visit to ancient palace, temples of Kathmandu
  • Close up view of Mt.Everest and other mountains
  • Stunning mountain flight from lukla
What's Included:
  • Airport pick up and drop
  • Welcome and farewell dinner
  • All sightseeing trip as mentioned
  • All entry fees during sightseeing
  • All Hotel accommodation
  • All Transport on Private Coach
  • 3 meals during trek
  • Tims Permit
  • National Park Permit
What's Not Included:
  • Lunch and dinner in the city
  • Drinks and bar bill.
  • Tipping.
  • Personal Insurance.
  • Other things not mentioned.
  • Nepalese visa 40$ for 30 days multiple

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.


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    Friday 30 November 2018 Wednesday 12 December 2018 US$ 300 US$ 2400

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Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu

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.

  • Meals:D

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.

  • Accomodation: Hotel
  • Meals:D

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.

  • Accomodation: Lodge
  • Meals:B L D
  • Distance:9km
  • Time:6-7Hrs
  • Ascent:100m

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.

  • Accomodation: Lodge
  • Meals:B L D
  • Distance:12km
  • Time:5-6Hrs
  • Ascent:1000m

Day 5: Acclimatization day/explore around Thamo or Synboche

You will take a rest day in Namcha and explore the village Thamo or synboche. Make fit yourself for the further journey. This day is for acclimatization. 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.

  • Accomodation: Lodge
  • Meals:B L D
  • Descent: 500m
  • Distance:15km
  • Time:6-7Hrs
  • Ascent:500m

Day 6: Trek to Thame (3800m). Around 5 hours trekking

Today’s trek begins soon after breakfast. You will leave Namcha Bazar early for Thame. Thame is the settlement where most of the famous Sherpa climbers and mountaineers were born. It is the largest village in the valley and better known as the home of Tenzing Norgay Sherpa—the first Sherpa to climb Mt Everest with Sir Edmund Hillary in 1953. Appa Sherpa, a record holder for climbing the highest peak of the world for 21 times, was also born in this village. You will interact with the local Sherpa people and know about their tradition and culture. You will spend time exploring the village and its spectacular monastery. Overnight in Yeti Mountain Home, Thame.

  • Accomodation: Lodge
  • Meals:B L D
  • Descent: 100m
  • Distance:12Km
  • Time:6-7Hrs
  • Ascent:400m

Day 7: Thame day hike

Today is to explore Thame. It is an outstanding trek. You will visit the Khumbu valley and explore the surroundings and monasteries. One will be elated with the incredible hospitality of the local Sherpa community during the visit. The day will be spent exploring the rich valley. You will hike to a small peak or spend your day exploring the surrounding. After that interact with the locals about their traditions and culture. Get chance to meet local Sherpa artists and hear the inspiring story from the mountaineering. Overnight at Yeti Mountain Home Thame.

  • Accomodation: Lodge
  • Meals:B L D

Day 8: Namche Bazaar (3440m)

Today you retrace to Namche Bazaar through the village of Thamo. You pass through the pine forests and finally reach Namche in the afternoon. You can have lunch on the way. Rest of the day is free. You can have souvenir shopping or engaged in any activities you like. Overnight Yeti Mountain Home, Namche.

  • Accomodation: Lodge
  • Meals:B L D
  • Descent: 400m
  • Distance:12Km
  • Time:6-7Hrs

Day 9: Trek to Monjo (2850m)

Taday’s trek is to Monjo from Namche. You will leave Khumjung passing through a school founded by Sir Edmund Hillary. You will climb up the the hill from where you will have great views of Namche from above. As you descend the landscape becomes greener with bushes and trees. Beautiful waterfalls and streams are common as you climb down.Overnight at Yeti Mountain Home, Monjo.

  • Accomodation: Lodge
  • Meals:B L D
  • Descent: 600m
  • Distance:13Km
  • Time:6-7 Hrs

Day 10: Trek to Lukla (2850m) 3-4hrs trekking

Retrace the way alongside the Dudh Koshi River to the small town of Lukla. You’ll have a long and leisurely trek back to Lukla. You can explore the area if you like or just rest for the day.

  • Accomodation: Lodge
  • Meals:B L D
  • Descent: 500
  • Distance:6km
  • Time:3Hrs
  • Ascent:500

Day 11: Fly back to Kathmandu

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 before spending the evening celebrating your achievements! 

  • Accomodation: Hotel
  • Meals:B
  • Time:30min

Day 12: 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 transferring to the airport for flight back.

  • Accomodation: Hotel
  • Meals:B

Day 13: Drive to Airport for Return flight

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

  • Meals:B
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Dan S
United States Minor Outlying Islands

Nov 06 2017

I've been trekking twice before to Nepal when I was much younger and didn't use a guide or porter back then. This time I did, and was lucky to have Birman as guide and Foure as porter. From beginning to end this was an excellent experience. Bir took good care of my friend and I, always finding a room at the lodges for us despite this being peak fall season. Bir made sure we ate well, had enough blankets, and were safe on the trail. Despite lots of competition for flights, we had no trouble arriving and leaving Lukla on the days intended. I had some trouble with the lack of oxygen on one day going over Cho La pass, and Bir made sure we stopped to rest--and breathe--as needed.
I liked the company's policy about responsible tourism and was happy not ordering bottled water. Bir used his steripen to purify every bottle of tap water and my friend and I never had any tummy trouble.
Shree was very helpful before and after the trek, and proved an excellent manager.
I would highly recommend Trekking Team Group to anyone going to Nepal.

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Maria B

Jan 19 2018

The team was really supportive from beginning to end: as soon as we arrived to Kathmandu we met the team and our super guide -"Bir"- who helped us purchase the few outstanding things we had to buy - on a record time as we only had a few hour left on KTM that day- even though it was not planned he stayed with us showing us the best mountain gear places in Thamel until he was sure we had got all we needed to start our EBC adventure on the coming morning.
This is just a small piece of example of how supportive the team and especially our guide Bir was -as at the end, it's him who we spent most of our time with. 
He was not only our guide to the EBC, but he gave us the best tips to survive on these mountains, and the most interesting pieces of Nepali history and culture.

We had a blast, thank you all!

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This is ADVENTURE travel, and many of the trip destinations in this site are remote areas, within under developed countries, where events are less predictable than is usually the case in. The unexpected is the norm in these areas and, despite painstaking planning and organization, our adventure trips can never be taken for granted like regular trips. Many of the places that we visit do not have the same quality of emergency health and safety services that you are used to in the developed world. Internal flights can be canceled, road transport is generally uncomfortable and unreliable, and hotels often do not approach the standards of the West.

 

IF YOU ARE NOT PREPARED FOR THIS, YOU SHOULD NOT TRAVEL WITH US. This unpredictability also means that the itineraries that we put forward for each of our trips should be seen as statements of intent, rather than as contractual obligations. A variety of factors, including weather, transport difficulties and political instability, might dictate that we change any itinerary. The trip leader will make any changes that are necessary, after consultation with the group. Only rarely will such changes be significant, and we will always do everything within our powers to minimize the effects of the enforced changes. We cannot be held responsible for the results of changes or delays, irrespective of how they are caused.

What makes this trip different ?

Trekking Team Group is the major supporter of Ambe Foundation, an apolitical and not-for-profit organisation. We contribute our support for the development of some community schools in remote villages in Nuwakot district. We have been supporting Gramin Devi School and Khumbeshwori School, both community-based educational institutions, through donation, sponsorship and partnership in various projects.

Donation

Trekking Team Group donates one percentage of its total business profits to the foundation on yearly basis. The donated amount supports the ongoing maintenance of Gramin Devi School and Khumbeshwori School in Nuwakot.

Sponsorship

One of the major activities of Ambe Foundation is the children sponsorship programme. It 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 effectively for education, health and community development in Nuwakot district.


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