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Mount Everest Trekking 16 Days

Overview

Mount Everest Trekking 16 Days

Mount Everest is everyone’s bucket list destination. However, it is hard for all to reach the foothill of Everest. Some opt to not trek and some don’t have enough holidays. Guess what? Nepal Hiking Himalaya has all the updates about Everest Trek 2020. It offers the magnificent valleys to snowy mountains and Sherpa villages to monasteries. Mount Everest Trekking 16 Days has it all. Impeccable hospitality as well as astute itinerary.

It is by far the most promising trail to walk on. Once trekked by the climbers like Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Everest trail is legend in itself. Undoubtedly the Mount Everest Trekking 16 Days tops all trekking adventures across the globe.

Mount Everest Trekking 16 Days Highlights

Upper Khumbu region of Nepal is all about snowy mountains, Sherpa people and moraines. If you think this is it then you might get lots of surprising elements along the way. Monasteries as high as 4400 m from sea level is not an ordinary thing to visit. Chill breeze coming from world’s tallest mountain Mt. Everest is added highlight.

The uphill – downhill trail through different forests set up mainly (temperate, sub alpine, alpine & tundra) is exciting too. Trekkers crosses through suspension bridges over glacial rivers and streams. This pumps up the adrenaline.

The sound of bells on yak caravan and the scent of the incense throughout the trail adds up spirituality. Far from the urban clamor the Mount Everest Trek takes you to nirvana.

Small Sherpa towns and villages help trekkers understand the very root of Sherpa people known for their climbing credentials. Some people find the journey from Kathmandu to Lukla airport as exciting as ever. In fact the airport is world’s most extreme airport too.

There are numerous things, people and atmosphere to experience. Every day’s walk offers magnificent memory of Himalayan wilderness.

Book the Mount Everest Trekking 16 Days with us. Tick your bucket list of reaching the base camp of world’s tallest mountain Mt. Everest.

Outline Itinerary
Day 1 Arrival
Day 2 Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing
Day 3 Flight to Lukla; Trek to Phakding
Day 4 Trek to Namche Bazaar
Day 5 Namche Bazaar Acclimatization
Day 6 Trek to Tengboche
Day 7 Trek to Dingboche
Day 8 Dingboche Acclimatization
Day 9 Trek to Lobuche
Day 10 Trek to Gorakshep; Trip to Everest Base Camp
Day 11 Kalapathar Hike; Trek to Pheriche
Day 12 Trek to Namche Bazaar
Day 13 Trek to Lukla
Day 14 Flight to Kathmandu
Day 15 Reserve Day
Day 16 Departure

Detail Itinerary
Day 1
Arrival

Our airport representative will welcome you at Tribhuvan International airport, Kathmandu and s/he will be displaying a Nepal Hiking Himalaya signboard outside the airport terminal. You will be then transferred to your respective hotel in our private tourist vehicle. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 2
Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing

Today, you will have a sightseeing trip in the morning. We offer a private vehicle and professional tour guide. We visit Bhaktapur Durbar Square, which is a collection of pagoda and shikhara – style temples grouped around a fifty-five-window palace of brick and wood. The main attractions of the Bhaktapur are Durbar Square, the Lion gate, the Golden gate, the Palace of fifty five windows, art galleries, the statue of King Bhupatindra Malla. Then, we visit Boudhanath Stupa, one of the biggest Buddhist monasteries in the world, where we observe Buddhist monks in prayer in the monasteries. After that we visit Pashupatinath, the most well-known Hindu temple in the country, located on the banks of the holy Bagmati River.

Day 3
Flight to Lukla; Trek to Phakding

An early morning start takes us to Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu for the 35 minute picturesque flight to Tenzing and Hillary Airport at Lukla at 2804meters. We begin our trek towards Phakding at 2610meters. After that, you will get to observe beautiful Sherpa settlement Choplung. The trail goes on by the side of the Dudh Koshi valley before climbing to Ghat (2530m). Then, track climbs tenderly once more about an hour to final destination Phakding where we spend a night.

Day 4
Trek to Namche Bazaar

On the way, from Phakding, today we can have a scene of an arresting pine forest, all along Dudh Koshi River crossing numerous suspension bridges through Sherpa villages Benkar, Chimoa, Monjo and Jorsole. National Park permit check spot with the peaceful view of Mt. Thamserku (6618 m). The lane continues throughout the Dudh Koshi riverbed to the meeting point of Bhote Koshi and Dudh Koshi Rivers. Now, the trail climbs slowly crossing high Tenzing- Hilary suspension bridge. On the way, stimulating glimpse of Mt. Everest right up next Nuptse- Lhotse edge will be spotted. Mounting for 3 hours, the magnificent pine forest will end reaching a prosperous trading and administrative village Namche Bazar. We stay this night in hotel.

Day 5
Namche Bazaar Acclimatization

We will spend a day here in order to become accustomed and adjust to the thinning of the air, as well as a short trek where a museum is celebrating the traditional customs of the Sherpa people. Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) and health experts advise to hold at least one extra night. There is a day tour where one can visit Sagarmatha (Everest) National park on the small hill where we can look at a range of things related to the first Everest climbers, Sherpa culture and learn about the various plants and animal life of the Everest region. After that we can take entertaining acclimatization side trip to large traditional Sherpa village Khumjung with the view of Thamserku, Khaantaiga, Ama Dablam, Mt, Everest aqnd many more. In the evening, we return back to Namche Bazar for overnight.

Day 6
Trek to Tengboche

From Namche Bazaar he trek continues along the rushing glacial waters of the Dudh Koshi with wonderful views of the mountains. We trek to an altitude of 3860 meters today. The fairly flat way will take us today to view wonderful landscape of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and close up view of Thamserku, Khangtaiga. The path continues and we can observe wild lives like musk deer (a herd of Himalayan Thar) colorful pheasant (Danphe, National bird). Then the path slopes down to Dudh Koshi River where series of picturesque water driven prayer wheels. Cross suspension bridge over Dudh Koshi River a steep climb through pine and juniper forest, walk about 2 hours bring you to Tenboche. With the background of Ama Dablam, Nupte, Mt. Everest and many more peaks, the famous Gomba, Tengboche Monastery can be spotted.

Day 7
Trek to Dingboche

Today, the trail drops to Debuche, crosses another exhilarating suspension bridge on the Imja Khola, and climbs to Pangboche amongst thousands of Mani stones. We can see gigantic view of Ama Dablam and the track lines up to the upstream closer to Imja River quite pleasant up toward Imja valley. The trail at present show the way us to Dingboche the last Sherpa settlement with the stunning terraced field enveloped by stone wall to avoid barley, buckwheat and potatoes from the cold wind and grazing animals. We stay at hotel at night.

Day 8
Dingboche Acclimatization

Today, we trek to Dingboche. Dingboche is a fascinating jumble of small fields encircled by stone walls shielding the crops of barley and potatoes from the chilly winds. It is occupied mainly through the monsoon months, when big numbers of yaks are made to graze in the valley meadow. At the back of the lodge, the massive rock looks of Taweche look as if we are moving towards the heaven. Chukkung is another sensible option. The sights are unbelievable in this valley; the soaring south face of Lhotse to the north, Island Peak in the core of the valley and the fluted ice walls of nameless peaks is lined up in the southern end of the valley.

Day 9
Trek to Lobuche

On this day, we come up the small point behind the village above Pheriche Valley. At the top, Taweche and Cholatse (6440m) strikes us with its image which seems to slope frontward from across the valley in the west. To the north, Lobuche Peak (6119m) and the snowfields of Cho La is prominent. The walking is now by and large flat on wide-open fields, but make sure that you are well hydrated. Then, we cross the Khumbu Khola at Dughla (4620m) and take a light lunch at the foot of the huge terminal moraines of Khumbu Glacier. The incredible view of Pumori (7145m) and, across the border in Tibet, Changtse (7550m), are seen at the top of the valley at the same time Everest disappears behind the gigantic walls of Nuptse and Lhotse.

Day 10
Trek to Gorakshep; Trip to Everest Base Camp

Today is a challenging day. We walk along the Khumbu Glacier and up to Everest Base Camp at 5365 m, the closest you can get to Mt. Everest without climbing equipment. The view of the Khumbu Icefall from Base Camp is spectacular. A steady way up permits us to build the slow, steady pace necessary when walking at high height. When we arrive at the moraines of Changri Nup Glacier, we make a sequence of small up and down walking over a unsteady track lined with cairns that shows the way ultimately to the unexpected glacial sands of Gorak Shep (5160m). And then, we consequently, head off towards the Everest Base Camp. We return back to Gorak Shep for the night.

Day 11
Kalapathar Hike; Trek to Pheriche

Today is another difficult yet rewarding days of the trek. Most of morning in this day is spent climbing Mount. KalaPatthar (5545m) The climber gets the most magnificent mountain panorama: Everest, the highest point on the planet at 8848 meters, tower directly to the front and on all sides come into view, the other giants, Nuptse, Pumori, Chagatse, Lhotse and countless others. We make a quick descent to Gorak Shep, a tiny settlement at 5180 meters then trek down to Periche.

Day 12
Trek to Namche Bazaar

From Pheriche we take a somewhat different way down to Orsho, then moving to Pangboche village. Here we can see the oldest monastery in the region which contains what is said to be the scalp and bones of a ‘Yeti’, or the abominable snowman. Leaving mountains at the back of us, our descent get us through Tengboche Monastery at elevation of 3860 meters before continuing back to the town of Namche Bazaar at 3441meters. We arrive back to Namche Bazaar in the afternoon.

Day 13
Trek to Lukla

Today, go back over the main track down to Dudh Koshi retracing to Phakding. Following the track we reach to Lukla scaling different Sherpa villages crossing a suspension bridge above Thado Koshi. For about 45 minutes, we climb to accomplish the entire trek and we reconfirm flight ticket and see off to local porters.

Day 14
Flight to Kathmandu

After travelling 35 minutes, we fly Back Kathmandu, in the morning and move back to the hotel.

Day 15
Reserve Day

This day is reserve day. The climate of Everest is unpredictable. Therefore, flight cancellation or delay might affect the trip plan. It is wise to have one day as contingency plan.

Day 16
Departure

Our airport representative will escort you to airport for the farewll.

What to expect

Meals on the trekking trails will be according to the availability and altitude suitability. Our guides are selected after days of screening and interviews. Our major motto of conducting the trips is to surpass the guests’ expectations. Therefore, please feel free while traveling with us.

Here are the list of the things which you can expect while trekking or touring with us.

  • Expert Guidance
  • Highly Experienced Mountain Guides
  • Private Vehicles for the transportation
  • Luxury Hotels for the accommodation
  • Healthy Meals during your stay in Nepal
  • Government authorized bills and checks
  • Genuine travel services
  • Customization of itinerary
  • Translators
  • Travel Planners
  • All logistics from arrival in Nepal until Departure
  • Competitive rates
  • Impeccable Hospitality & Quality Services

Whats included in this tour

Items that are covered in the cost of tour price.

  • • Airport Pick Up & Drop in private transportation
  • • Trip Briefing, Pre-preparation & Counseling
  • • Government Taxes & Office Service Fees
  • • All Permits & Entrance Fees
  • • Overnight Accommodation at Hotel (During Stay in City) Room & Breakfast basis
  • • Complimentary Welcome or Farewell Dinner/Lunch
  • • Accommodation in Teahouse/Lodge/Hotel as per availability during trip
  • • 3 Meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) with Tea & Coffee during trip
  • • Experienced Government License Holder Trekking Guide and Local Porters
  • • Trekking Guide & Porter Salary
  • • Flight or transportation charge of Crew members if applicable
  • • Trekking Crew members’ Insurance
  • • Air and Ground Transportation to – from (Ktm – Destination – Ktm)
  • • Additional In-trip services (clerical and personal)
  • • First Aid Medicinal Kits
  • • Trekking Bags & Trekking Route Maps
  • • Trip Completion Certificate

Whats Exclude in this tour

Items that are covered in the cost of tour price.

  • • All Meals stated other than on Itinerary
  • • Personal Travel Insurance; You need to get mandatory insurance to travel to certain areas of Nepal
  • • International Flight and all transportations before meeting our representatives
  • • Nepal Visa and other government formalities not related to your trip
  • • All kinds of beverages including water
  • • Wifi Internet, Hot Showers and trunk calls during the trip
  • • Personal Equipments
  • • Personal Expenses and food items beyond stated on itinerary
  • • Tips & Gratuities for the Trip Crew members

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Trip Facts

  • Departure From : Kathmandu
  • Duration : 16 days
  • Difficulty : Moderate
  • Group Size : 1-50
  • Accomodation : Hotel/Teahouse/Lodge
  • Best Season : All Season

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