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Everest Glory 11 days

From USD 1970 per person
Trip Code : DH/RT-14
Destination : KATHMANDU VALLEY | EVEREST FOOTHILL TREK
Grading : Moderate
Duration : 11 days
Accomodation : 3 / 4 /5 Star category
Meals : Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals during trek
Activity : Tour & Trek
Group Size : min. 2 pax
Transportation : Private Tourist Vehicle
Price : From USD 1970 per person
Single Supplement : From USD 240

Overview


Mt. Everest the highest mountain in the world is situated in the Khumbu region of Nepal. Besides the glorious visage of the Everest, one gets to experience Sherpa culture and hospitality at its best. Beginning with a spectacular flight to Lukla (2,800m), the scenic trails wind through fragrant rhododendron and pine forests, Buddhist monasteries and landscape varying from temperate to snowline regions. From Thyangboche, views of Mt. Everest (8,850m). Lhotse (8,516m), Nuptse (7,855m), Ama Dablam (6,812m), Cho-Oyu (8,201m) from here are simply awe-inspiring. 
PROGRAM OUTLINE 
  
DAY 01 | ARRIVAL KATHMANDU (-/-/-)
DAY 02 | KATHMANDU (B/-/-)
DAY 03 | KATHMANDU – LUKLA (2840 M) – PHAKDING (2650 M) (5 HRS WALK) (B/L/D)
DAY 04 | PHAKDING – NAMCHE BAZAR (3440 M) (4/5 HRS WALK) (B/L/D)
DAY 05 | NAMCHE BAZAAR – THYANGBOCHE (3870 M) (5 HRS WALK) (B/L/D)
DAY 06 | THYANGBOCHE - KHUMJUNG (3780 M) (6 HRS WALK) (B/L/D)
DAY 07 | KHUMJUNG – MONJO (2,653 M) (4 HRS WALK) (B/L/D)
DAY 08 | MONJO – LUKLA (2840 M) (5 HRS WALK) (B/L/D)
DAY 09 | LUKLA – KATHMANDU (B/-/-)
DAY 10 | KATHMANDU (B/-/-)
DAY 11 | KATHMANDU – DEPARTURE (B/-/-)
 

Trip Highlights

  • Khumjung village
  • Thyangboche monastery
  • Namche Bazaar
  • Lukla Bazaar
  • Bhaktapur Durbar Square
  • Swoyambhunath Stupa
  • Kathmandu Durbar Square

Itinerary

Day 1: ARRIVAL KATHMANDU


Arrival at Tribhuvan International airport in Kathmandu, Nepal
Meeting and assistance at the airport
You will be welcomed with Khada (Tibetan silk scarf) or flower garland outside the arrival terminal gate by our representative. 
You will be transferred to your hotel.

Overnight at your hotel in Kathmandu

Day 2: KATHMANDU


Morning, half-day tour of old Kathmandu city, its Durbar square, myriad of temples including the temple residence of the Living Goddess, Kumari. Proceed on to Swoyambhunath Stupa. Swoyambhunath is a Buddhist Stupa said to be more than 2000 years old, is perched on a hillock 77 meters above the valley floor and offering a bird’s eye view of the Kathmandu City. 

Afternoon, tour of Bhaktapur, the "City of Devotees" and the home of medieval art and architecture, a classic showcase of medieval Nepalese town life. Walk through the brick paved Palace Square overlooked by the Palace of the 55 windows with its imposing Golden Gate, The Pashupatinath Temple built as a replica of the original in Kathmandu overlooked by the finely carved Chyasalin Mandap in the centre. Walk to the Nyatapole Temple the five storied Pagoda, the tallest temple in the country guarded by a series of mythical animals and deities overlooking the Bhairav temple dedicated to the Tantric deity of Bhairav.

Overnight at your hotel in Kathmandu

Day 3: KATHMANDU – LUKLA (2840 M) – PHAKDING (2650 M) (5 HRS WALK)


Morning, transfer to the domestic airport and fly to Lukla. 
Trek to Phakding crossing the Tharo Koshi River on a local-style suspension bridge.

Overnight at the local lodge/tea house in Phakding.

Day 4: PHAKDING – NAMCHE BAZAR (3440 M) (4/5 HRS WALK)


Today, Commence trek to Namche Bazaar following the valley of the Dudh Koshi River via Jorsale.

Overnight at the local lodge/tea house in Namche Bazar.

Day 5: NAMCHE BAZAAR – THYANGBOCHE (3870 M) (5 HRS WALK)


Trek from Namche Bazaar to Thyangboche (3870m) weaves in and out of side valleys, making small ups and downs, to the teashops of Kenjoma, and joins the trail from Khumjung just before a collection of Mani stones. 

Overnight at the local lodge/tea house in Thyangboche.

Day 6: THYANGBOCHE - KHUMJUNG (3780 M) (6 HRS WALK)


Morning, visit the popular Thyangboche monastery, main monastery of the Khumbu area.
Later, commence trek from Thyangboche to Khumjung. 

Overnight at the local lodge/tea house in Khumjung.

Day 7: KHUMJUNG – MONJO (2,653 M) (4 HRS WALK)


Ascent till Khunde to see the Hillary Hospital
From here descent to Namche Bazaar and continue trek down to Monjo.

Overnight at the local lodges/tea house in Monjo.

Day 8: MONJO – LUKLA (2840 M) (5 HRS WALK)


Today, retrace your route back to the transit village of Lukla. 

Overnight at the local lodges/tea house in Lukla.

Day 9: LUKLA - KATHMANDU


Morning, after breakfast walk to Lukla airport and fly back to Kathmandu
Upon arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to your hotel.  Rest of the day is free.

Overnight at your hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 10: KATHMANDU


The day is at leisure.
(Buffer day)

Overnight at your hotel in Kathmandu

Day 11: | KATHMANDU – DEPARTURE


Free till departure. 
Transfer to the airport to connect the international flight. 

What's included

  • 4 nights twin share accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • 6 nights twin share accommodation in local lodge/tea house during the trek as per the program including meals at the same lodges or local restaurants as per the program during the trek
  • Airport transfers as per the program on private basis
  • Sightseeing tours as per the program on private basis with the services of local English speaking guide
  • Kathmandu/Lukla/Kathmandu airfare
  • Sagarmatha National Park entry fee
  • Trekking permit
  • An experience trek guide and porter as per the requirement
  • One hour boat ride on Phewa Lake
  • All applicable entrance fees for the monuments included in the program
  • All applicable current taxes (10% SC & 13% VAT)

What's not included

  • Lunch/Dinner (except during trek)
  • Travel/medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • International airfare
  • Uses of vehicle during free time
  • Tips for guide and driver
  • Nepal visa fee (US$ 25 pp, payable directly at the airport during the time of entry)
  • Services except mentioned in included section
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