Namaste and welcome to Nepal! We meet you on arrival and transport you to your hotel. Bed and breakfast plan.
Day 01 Kathmandu arrival
Day 02 City tour or free day to explore and shop on your own.
The tour includes the Kathmandu valley, Pashupatinath temple, Kathmandu Durbar Square and Boudhanath. We offer an expert tour guide for this day excursion.
Day 03 Fly to Lukla (2,869m) and trek to Phakding
After an early breakfast, we take you to the domestic airport for the short, scenic flight to Lukla. We begin the trek above the Dudh Koshi River and walk to Phakding. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner (BLD) included.
Day 04 Trek to Namche Bazar
We begin our walk uphill after check-in at the Sagarmatha National Park counter. As we approach Namche Bazaar, we can see the stunning Himalayas, including Mt. Everest. Namche Bazaar, a bustling market town, is considered the Sherpa capital.
Day 05 Namche Bazaar, Rest and Acclimatization
During our acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar, we take short trips to explore the shrines, markets, and natural surroundings. We can opt to walk around villages such as Khunde, Khumjung, and others, experiencing the colorful monasteries and Chhortens.
Day 06 Namche Bazaar to Tengboche
Today's walk gives us outstanding views of Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, and many other white peaks.
Day 07 Tengboche to Dingboche
We cross the Imja Khola River below the Ama Dablam peak as the route becomes more difficult. On the way, we see ancient monasteries and Sherpa settlements.
Day 08 Dingbuche to Chhukung
After passing fields surrounded by stone walls, we follow the Imja Khola river, enjoying views of Lhotse and Ama Dablam. We then gradually ascend to Chhukung, with views of the pyramid-shaped Island Peak.
Day 09 Cross Kongma La Pass (5,555m) and trek to Lobuche
We start early, packing our lunch, to climb up the challenging Kongma La Pass. The route is steep, both up and down. From the top of the pass, we are rewarded with spectacular panoramas of the Everest Region mountains. Trekking down, we walk through the Khumbu glacier and reach Lobuche.
Day 10 Trek to Everest Base Camp (5364m) via Gorekshep
Another exciting day. We begin the trek from Lobuche and reach Gorakshep for lunch. Then we walk to our target destination; Everest Base Camp. If our timing is good, we'll see the movement of climbers practicing for their ascent. After a short time, we return to Gorakshep for our overnight stay.
Day 11 Hike to Kalapattar
Descend to Gorakshep (5,181m). We get up early to catch the sunrise on Kalapatthar and enjoy views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, and other peaks. Then we trek down to Gorakshep and walk around for acclimatization.
Day 12 Trek Gorakshep to Dzongla
We trek down with the trail splitting at Lobuche, There are eye-catching views of Thamserku and Taboche as we go both up and down on a rocky route, We can see a glacial Lake and Mt. Cholatse in the distance. We continue walking through the traverse and cross a wooden bridge before reaching Dzongla.
Day 13 Trek to Thaknak via Cho La Pass
Crossing the Cho La Pass is always an adventure and if there's snow, it will be more challenging. We at Nepal Hiking Trek are there to help you if you need assistance. The views of Ama Dablam and Cholatse are outstanding as we cross the pass. Fluttering prayer flags across the cairns add to the splendor. Climbing down, we have an easy walk to reach Thaknak.
Day 14 Thaknak to Gokyo Valley
On our way, we cross the Ngozumba glacier, the longest glacier in Nepal. Soon, the spectacular Gokyo lakes appear and we reach the Gokyo Valley. Our lodging is on the bank of a glacial blue lake.
Day 15 Hike to Gokyo Ri
Return to Goyko Lake. We get up early for the short climb of Gokyo Ri and the wonderful sunrise views of Mt. Everest (8,848m), Lhotse (8,516m), Makalu (8,481m), Cho Oyu (8,201m) and others. The Ngozumba glacier is also viewed. After this amazing excursion, we return to the Gokyo Valley lodge.
Day 16 Goyko Valley to Lumde (4,368m) via the Renjo La Pass
Today we cross our third and final challenging pass, the Renjo La, with superb views of the Lhotse, Cholatse and Taboche mountains. We use a stone step trail and pass Renjo Lake before arriving at Lumde.
Day 17 Lumde to Thame
Walking about an hour from Lumde, we reach Marlung, on the bank of the Bhote Koshi River. Then we trek down to Thame via Taranga and a glacial stream. We have a chance to visit a nearby gompa, established centuries ago.
Day 18 Thame to Jorsale
Trekking down from Thame, we go by Namche Bazaar to Jorsale, the entrance and exit of the Sagarmatha National Park.
Day 19 Jorsale to Lukla
This is the last day of our trek and we celebrate our successful adventure in the airport town of Lukla, where we began the trek.
Day 20 Fly back to Kathmandu.
Early in the morning, we go to the airport to fly back to Kathmandu. From the Kathmandu airport, we transfer you to your hotel.
Day 21 Rest day, farewell dinner.
Enjoy a full day in Kathmandu, whether it’s shopping in Thamel or visiting historical sites. We also want to celebrate your wonderful trek with a farewell dinner.
Day 22 Departure.
After a memorable experience, we take you to the airport for your flight home. Thank you for your journey with us!