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Everest Sherpa Cultural- Scenic Trekking

Trip code
Package name Everest Sherpa Cultural- Scenic Trekking
Duration 11
Max. elevation 3867.00 m
Level MODERATE
Transportation Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus/Flight
Accomodation Double/Twin sharing in hotel/lodge
Starts at Kathmandu
Ends at Kathmandu
Trip route Kathmandu-Lukla-Phakding-Namche Bazaar-Khumjung via Khunde village-Deobuche via Thyangboche Monastery-Phortse village-Kathmandu
Cost USD 1,799 per person

Highlights

Overview

Everest Sherpa Cultural- Scenic Trekking a marvelous high altitude holiday within high beautiful Khumbu around Everest region, where you can enjoy great thrills with grand views of world highest mountains in the comfort of nice lodge with local Sherpa great traditional hospitality.

Everest Sherpa Cultural- Scenic Trekking, a suitable short enjoyable adventure for all age-groups and especially for family or corporate types of people with change of scene into Fresh Mountain air after hectic daily chores of works.

A pleasant and delightful Everest Sherpa Cultural –Scenic Trekking with time to soak into local impressive local culture and custom enriched with old Buddhism religion and in the shade of mighty Mt. Everest.

This lovely walk takes you to world heritage sites within Sagarmatha National Park enriched with exotic flora and fauna with world highest mountains Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Cho-Oyu and range of giant peaks.

The park was established in mid 1970s’ and listed in world heritage since 1979 to protect and conserves its natural beautiful surroundings as well saving its green woodland from destruction and deforestation.

Everest Sherpa Cultural and Scenic Trekking will be great way to immerse within local traditions life of Sherpa people interwoven to Buddhist religion with impressive heritage way of farm life that you encounter on this lovely walks.

Our itinerary program well planned and designed to provide the best of Everest views with panorama of high giant mountains both on air during flight as well on treks to designated overnight stop with rooms facing views of beautiful scenery.

Everest Sherpa Cultural- Scenic Trek take you around scenic areas of Namche, Khunde and Khumjung on magnificent spot at Thyangboche with its impressive colorful monastery surrounded within green enchanting woodland and then at high beautiful Imjatse valley in Dingboche enclosed within high peaks.

From Dingboche where short swift Helicopter flights takes you at Lukla, and then continue on normal flight in a smaller aircraft to Kathmandu, where our marvelous journey and wonderful experience on Everest Sherpa Cultural and Scenic Trekking completes.

Trip Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu 1,350 m and transfer to Hotel.

On arrival at Kathmandu international airport via respective airlines, where you will be received by our office staff and guide with warm welcome then transfer to your hotels in the hub of the city. After checking into your rooms and getting refreshed join the other groups for briefing on Everest Sherpa Cultural and Scenic Trekking, our guide offers you with useful important information regarding trek and your stay in Nepal with us. Evening includes welcome dinner in a nice and authentic Nepalese restaurant with Folk Culture program of Nepal while having your dinner.

Day 2 : Fly to Lukla 2,830 m & trek to Phakding 2,640 m - 04 hrs.

Starting early morning transfer to domestic airport for short and scenic flight to Lukla, taking a smaller aircraft (Twin Otter or Dornier) during 30 minutes on air with amazing panorama of Himalayan series of peaks with Mt. Everest, as the plane lands on its unique uphill runways reaching at Tenzing & Hillary airport in Lukla. From here a slow start with few hours of walks on downhill past many Sherpa farm villages with well tended crops and vegetable fields and terraces with occasional views of snow capped peaks of Kwangde and Kusum Khanguru, and then reaching our first overnight stop of the trek at Phakding in the comfort of nice and cozy lodge located by the raging Dudh Kosi River. 

Day 3 : Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m - 06 hrs.

Today a long uphill walk to reach at famous Namche Bazaar as morning starts with gradual walk following Dudh Kosi River upstream crossing few bridges to reach Sagarmatha National Park entrance near Monjo village. Sagarmatha for Everest in Nepalese while Sherpa calls Chomolungma (of Tibetan origin) in both languages means 'Great Mother', from here a pleasant walk on river bed then climb for few hours into forested trail with views of snow capped peaks, as this scenic walk reaches you at exciting Namche Bazaar.

Day 4 : Trek to Khumjung 3,653 m via Khunde village 3,880 m - 04 hrs.


At Namche Bazaar with pleasant overnight stop walk uphill from Namche to reach a hill top, as route diverts with climb to Syangboche, a small settlement with an old airstrip. Facing views of mountains where walk is easier on gradual ups and down towards Khunde village and visit Khumbu only medical hospital built and run by Hillary and his Foundation. After interesting tour of the hospital a slow descends takes you to overnight stop at Khumjung, one of the largest village of Khumbu area after Namche Bazaar. Khunde and Khumjung villages located within scenic glacial valley beneath the peaks of holy Khumbila, the patron god of Khumbu Sherpa. Here with time visit it another old monastery, the one and only place where you can witness a scalp believed to be of Yeti, which is kept safe and secure in a glass box where visitors to see with some donation.

Day 5 : To Deobuche 3, 640 m via Thyangboche Monastery 3,867 m- 05 hrs.

From Khumjung walk leads on gradual scenic path with downhill to Imjatse River at Phunge-Tenga for lunch, afternoon uphill climb into rhododendron, pines, fir forest with grand views of snowcapped peaks. After few hours of climb reaching at Thyangboche Monastery, enjoy marvelous views of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Kangtenga, Thamasarku, Kwande with magnificent Amadablam, visit its interesting monastery and observe monks and priest on prayer. With scenic time and visiting its monastery a slow downhill walk into deep woods of rhododendron and pines to reach a quiet and isolated spot at Deobuche and transfer to its nice few lodges for overnight stop facing views of Everest and Amadablam peak.

Day 6 : Day 06: At Deobuche a day hike to Phortse village 3,880 m of 4-5 hrs.

A free day for great day hike to reach at Phortse village located past Pangboche village, located on the other side of Imjatse River, walk lead down to a bridge and then climb up near Pangboche heading higher near Pangboche old monastery. From high area of Pangboche walk downhill to reach at quiet and remote sleepy village of Phortse which is on the route to scenic Gokyo valley, after an interesting time around return back to Deobuche for overnight stop.

Day 7 : Trek to Dingboche 4,365 m - 05 hrs.

Morning downhill walk for short while to Imjatse River, after crossing a bridge walk into an open country where tree lines stops for few short juniper and  rhododendron bushes, uphill for a while to reach at Pangboche village at 3,900 meters. Pangboche last permanent village before Dingboche and beyond, from here a slow climb to Somara for lunch and continue walk with climb to Dingboche village for overnight stop, located within scenic Imjatse valley with excellent views of Amadablam and Island Peak.

Day 8 : At Dingboche for excursion to view-point hills.

Another rest day for proper acclimatization within beautiful landscapes and views of high peaks, option for short hike up to Nakarjung hills for better views of surrounding peaks with Mt. Makalu towards east adjoining. For some energetic people optional walk to Chukung at 4,760 m high, a small settlement within Imjatse valley offers incredible views of Island Peak, Lhotse Shar, Lhotse, Nuptse and Amadablam.

Day 9 : Morning flight to Lukla and fly to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

Morning as soon our Helicopter reaches at Dingboche near around the lodge then board in a spacious seated chopper, greeted by the pilot and Captain. Where Helicopter lifts high above with short flight towards high Khumbu valley for close grand views of Mt. Everest and array of peaks, then fly to Lukla and then transfer to Tenzing and Hillary airport in Lukla for scenic morning flight to Kathmandu with panorama of mountains views all the way to Kathmandu, at Kathmandu domestic airport our staff transfers you back into your hotel with free afternoon to relax after a great and wonderful time on Everest Cultural and Scenic Trekking.

Day 10 : In Kathmandu free day for individual activities.

Today a free day in Kathmandu reserved as extra day in case of flight delay and cancellation in Lukla, due to unfavorable bad weather conditions which can occur sometimes as Himalaya weather can be unpredictable. If all goes well as per our guideline set itinerary, one can enjoy this day relaxing or with individual extra activities or book for another exciting tour around Kathmandu at places of great interest.

Day 11 : Final International departure from Nepal.

Your last day in Nepal, country of Himalayan wonders and as per your international flight time depart for homeward bound or to next respective connecting destinations. Our staff and guide transfer you to Kathmandu airport after a mesmerizing memory and great time on Everest Cultural and Scenic Trekking.

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