Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu.
Upon on your arrival at the Tribhuban International Airport one of our staff will be there to warm greeting you with beautiful garland that is our respect and the culture to welcome to the new stranger. After welcoming you our staff will transfer to you to the hotel. After your long journey on a plane, you may get tired, so be fresh then our manager will come to meet you to the hotel and talk about the plan of your trip details.
Day 02: Trek preparation day.
Today our tour guide will come to meet you at the hotel at 09.00 AM. The tour guide will introduce you then take you to the world heritage sites. He will describe you about the history, cultures and so on about all the monuments. After visiting the world heritage sites, our manager will meet you again and take a feedback about the day trip, then take you to the most famous typical restaurant for well come dinner to show the cultural program.
Day 03: Kathmandu to Jiri.
The Everest trek has been getting steadily shorter over the year. The members of the British expedition that put Hilary and Tenzing on the top of Everest in 1953 was started their trip from Bhaktapur.
Kathmandu to Jiri 188 km. Jiri was a small town before the road was completed. But it is a big town now. The drive must be tiring because of the road up and down, it takes 78 hours drive to reach Jiri at 1860m then stay overnight there.
Day 04: Jiri to Shivalaya.
The walk starts climb to the ridge at 2370m then drops down to the Shivalaya small town at 1750m. Today you can see some mountains, like as Numbur and Gaurishankar. The scenery pretty much green. You can see all the hilly regions and the country sites. The regions start with the Hindu low land. It takes about four to five hour walk, then stay overnight at Shivalaya.
Day 05: Shivalaya to Bhandar.
Today your walk approximately four to five hours. The trail climbs up to Sambadanda then to Deurali at 2705m. Then after you can decent to the Bhandar, takes about one and half hour walk, then stay overnight at Bhandar 2150m.
Day 06: Bhandar to Sete.
Today your walk approximately five to six hours. The trail drops down to Likhu Khola and tracks along it to Kenja at 1570m. The trail first part of the climb is quite steep, then traverses to Sete at 2575 m then stay overnight there.
Day 07: Sete to Junbesi.
Today walk about approximately six hours. Its long but gradual climb to the Lamjura Bhanjyang at 3530m. The trail with the frost and snow in winter time. The Lamjura pass 3300m. This is the highest point in between Jiri and Namchebazaar. From the top you should decent in the Sherpa village of Junbesi then stay overnight at hotel.
Day 08; Junbesi to Nuntala.
Today walk about five to six hours. The trail you should climb up, then you can see the Everest at the first time. You can see the Phaplu from here that is the airstrip. The trail descend to the Ringmo Khola at 2570m where the apples and other fruits grown here. A short climb from Ringmo to the Trakshindo then the trail drops down to the Nuntala and stay overnight at hotel.
Day 09: Nuntala to Bupsa.
It takes approximately six hours. The trail descends to the Dudh Koshi at 1480m then crosses it to follow the other bank. The trail climbs to Jibing and Kharikhola. You may stop for lunch there, then short steep, climb to Bupsa at 2300m then stay overnight.
Day 10: Bupsa to Surkhe.
Today you should walk about five to six hours. The trails climb up gradually offering views of Dudh Kosi. After you get to the top of Chitok the trail much easier to Puiyan but very narrow. Then drop down to Surke at 2290m and stay overnight there.
Day 11: Surke to Phakding.
Today you have just walked about four to five hours. The trail climbs up to Chaurikharka village quite steep, then gradual up to reach to Chhaplung where the trail meets to gather from Lukla. The trail from Chhaplung contours along the sides of the Dudhkosi valley before descending to the Ghat. Parts of this village and the old trail were washed away by flood in 1997. The trail climbs again to Phakding at 2800m and stay overnight there.
Day 12: Phakding to Namchebazar.
Namche Bazaar is the biggest town on this trip. You should have a breakfast in Phakding. After breakfast you should start your trek to Namche Bazaar. The trail much harder than the last day. At the beginning of the day you should cross the bridge, then passages some little towns. While you are walking on the trail you can enjoy the mountain views of Thamserku and Kusumkangaru. You can see the Dodhkoshi river and the scenery. Monju is a nice place where we should check our trekking permit. After 10 minutes walk you should cross the bridge again and reach at Jorsalle. You might stop for lunch there. After you have lunch, you should have a big climb to Namche Bazaar. You will see the Hilary bridge, double suspension bridge and then get to Topdanda. There is a very nice view point. You can see the Everest at the first time if the weather is clear and there is no cloud. Next one and half hour walk you will reach at Namche Bazaar then stay overnight at hotel.
Day 13: Rest day at Namche Bazaar.
Namche Bazaar is the best place to explore the day. The acclimatize day you should ascend about three, four hundred meters, then back to the hotel. Namche bazaar is the main center of the Solukhumbu region. Our guide takes you to the Everest view point to see all the mountain views. It takes about two hours walk, then you can back via Khumjung village, visit Hillary school. If you have more time to explore the day, you can visit the Sherpa Museum then stay overnight at Namche Bazaar.
Day 14: Namchebazaar to Tengboche
Tengboche is a nice place to spend the overnight. It is situated on the top of the hill. The trail today very nice and gentle. In the beginning, it is hard to get to the top of Namche Bazaar then after very nice and easy walk until to Kyanjuma. You can enjoy the scenery and all the mountain views, including Everest, Nupche, Lhotse and several peaks around. After Kyanjuma, the trail drop down to the Dodhkoshi and after crossing the bridge you get to Fungi Thanga. The trail to get to Tengboche a bit harder, takes about two and half hour. You can visit the biggest monastery in the evening, talks with the Monks and stay overnight at Tengboche.
Day 15: Tengboche trek to Dingboche.
You may feel harder because of the gaining altitude more. The trail drop down first until to the Debuche then nice and gentle walk through the rhododendron forest until to the bridge of Imja Khola and climbs past superb Mani stones (carved with the Tibetan Buddhist chant Mani Padme Hum) to Pangboche at 3860m. The trail then climbs to Dingboche, you can enjoy the superb view of Amadablam and stay overnight at Dingboche.
Day 16: Rest day at Dingboche.
Another complete acclimatization day at Dingboche to get success to the Everest Base Camp Trekking. You can hike after breakfast about two, three hours in around the hill there or you can get to another village at Chhukum and back to Dingboche in the evening and stay overnight at Dingboche.
Day 17: Dingboche to Lobuche.
Today you should walk slow and steady. In the beginning until to the Dhukla very nice and easy walk. The trail after Dhukla goes directly up the terminal moraine of the Khumbu Glacier for about one hour, then left into a memorial area known as Chhukpilhara, before reaching Lobuche at 4930m. The night so cold there, you should prepare the nights with warm jackets and stay overnight there.
Day 18: Lobuche to Gorak Shep.
The trail continues to Gorak Shep at 5160m. It takes approximately three hours gradual climb. Once you arrive at Gorak Shep , you should prepare to go to the Everest Base Camp. The trail more likely rocks, narrow and sometimes windy as well. Today will fulfill your dream. You had very hard time to come to Nepal not only that you dream to do the Everest Base Camp once in your lifetime. Take photograph with the group and your friends, then back the same way to Gorakhshep and stay overnight at Gorak Shep.
Day 19: Hike to Kalapathar, trek back to Pheriche
Today hike to Kalapathar (Black Rock) at 5545m early in the morning, then trek back to Pheriche. Kalapathar is like a small peak offers the best view of Everest without climbing it. The view of Everest is pretty close from the Kalapathar, take some photograph, it must memorable, then back down to Gorekhshep have breakfast the trek back down until to Pheriche and stay overnight there.
Day 20: Pheriche to Namchebazaar.
Today you feel much better when you descent already from the Everest Base Camp. You have to back the same way passing through the Pangboche, Tengboche, Fungethanga, Lausasa and Kyanjuma. You may see some wild animal and birds if you are lucky. Himalayan Thar, Blue Ship and Musk Deer can see around. The national bird of Nepal Lhophophoras (Danphe) also can see near to the Namchebazaar. You can explore sometimes in Namchebazaar again if you arrive earlier and manage your time then stay overnight at Namchebazaar.
Day 21: Namchebazaar to Lukla.
Today is your last day trek. You should walk all the way to Lukla mostly the downhill, passes so many country sites and villages like Jorsalle, Monju, Banker, Phakding, Ghat and some more towns. You had a last night in the mountain, get to gather with your friends and stay overnight at Lukla.
Day 22: Fly back from Lukla to Kathmandu.
Most of the time you have a morning flight so you should be prepared to go to the airport on time. You should have very nice and 45 minutes scenic flight to Kathmandu. Our guide still with you to drop you to the hotel in Kathmandu. Our manager will meet you in the evening then take you for the farewell dinner and drop you to the hotel, stay overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 23: Safe journey back home.
Today our driver will drop you to the International Airport for the final departure. Wish you have a nice and safe journey back home.