Trekking Planner Nepal organize set trips with fixed departure dates as well guest/customer can book their own dates.
We will follow the itinerary if its need to be changes in case of weather, landslides and difficulties on walks requiring more days where our leader and lead head guides decides holding full authority for Trekking Planner.
Morning and nighttime as well in shade can be cold and much freezing temperatures around higher areas above 3,000 m.
Other months from September to November another great times for treks around Kanchenjunga base camp and other areas of Himalaya, when days are clear for views and to summit the top of the peak, although much colder months of autumn season with extreme cold during morning and night time, where sunlight is much shorter.
March to May is lovely time with enough day lights and sunshine. When high hills with forest of tall trees and bush of rhododendron will be in full bloom with other wildflowers, make this trek more interesting and special.
Most days are clear from morning till late afternoon, can get cloudy sometimes with chance of snows around higher elevation, cold in the morning and nighttime (not adding extra wind-chill factors).
Mid-September to December during autumn / fall season where most days are crystal clear from morning till midafternoon but with short day lights, much colder and freezing temperatures in the morning and night as well in shades, away from sun lights (not adding extra wind-chill factors).
Some people might be interested to trek during low season of wet monsoon. Most days are cloudy that obstructs views of peaks, encountering less and few numbers of trekkers during rainy season of Mid June till Mid-September, but very lush and greens with enough moistures that supports with more oxygen to help acclimatization, days are longer with sunlight due to summer and monsoon season around Nepal and other Himalayan destinations much warmer than other seasons of spring and autumn.
Way back more than 400 years of history, the Sherpa normally are farmers and livestock herding like cows and yaks interwoven with strong Buddhism religion and fascinating cultures that you can witness walking around villages.
In every Sherpa villages, one can find a monastery, some are older of more than 500 years like the “monastery of Thame and Pangboche villages”, whereas the famous monastery of Thyangboche was much older which was destroyed by huge fire in 1991 and been built to its original shapes.
As you walk from a village to another, you will come across many prayer walls and religious monuments of Stupas (dome), with rows of spinning prayer wheels.
Sherpa men-folks were the earlier pioneers as mountain and trekking guides and still held the post till present.
Whilst all our hikes, trekking, tour programs with itineraries where accommodation are all set in respective Hotels / Lodge / Home Stay, Guest House and Resorts even camping in some remote area as per the set program itinerary. Some days could be longer or could be shorter depending upon the fitness of the clients, availability of vehicle on time, flight delay, cancellation, unfavorable bad weather and roads or trail condition. Trekking Planner request Clients on booking to acquire Travel and Medical Insurance is compulsory undertaking any tour and treks. It should include adequate protection for tour / treks duration to cover personal injury, death, medical expenses, and repatriation expenses in any means of transportation on emergency evacuation such as helicopter rescue, air ambulance and adequate cover for baggage.
In this situation your selected and chosen tour destination may differ from the program itineraries. In rare cases we might even have to reroute or cancel the trips as per the political, riot, bad weather, broken road or trail condition and porter's situation and condition. The company has the right to cancel the trips due to unavoidable condition and beyond our control including if the volume of travelers is less than expected as per the trips selected. In this case, please bear with us we will try our best to adjust the itinerary trips as best as possible for your convenience.
Prevention for this is to dress warmly as per weather conditions, drink plenty of water, eat well, and walk slowly. It is a good idea to climb higher than you sleep. Keep hydrated and make sure you avoid alcohol.
Upon arrival at the International airport in the Kathmandu, you will be picked up by our airport representative and transfer to the hotel. After checking in the hotel you will have free afternoon to explore the area by yourself (if you need any assistance from us please let us know). Later in the after you will meet one of our office representative for briefing about your tours, at that time if you have any question or queries could ask with us and then walk to one of the Authentic Restaurant for welcome dinner. Stay overnight in Kathmandu.
Today you have full day guided sightseeing tours to the Buddhist and Hindu sights in Kathmandu, probably to Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swyambhunath; combination Hinduism and Buddhism known as monkey temple as there are many holy monkey living in the north-west part of the temple. Pashupatinath a sacred Hindu temple situated on the bank of the Bagmati River. Then drive to Buddhanath stupa one of the biggest and oldest stupa in the world. Later in the afternoon there will be a pre-trip meeting with your trekking guide in hotel. Our office representative will brief you regarding our trek as well as provides you opportunity to ask any question of upcoming trip with guide. And sty over night in Kathmandu.
As per your flight time you will be picked up one and half hour earlier from hotel for your transfer to domestic airport. After the necessary security formalities (keep your pen-knife-lighter-matches and other sharp cutting items including scissors and other knife in the bigger baggage not in hand bags) board in the smaller twin otter or similar plane for the sweeping panoramic flight of 35 minutes to Lukla 2800m. In Lukla you will have time to stroll around, while the guide sort and divide the load baggage to be carried by porters for your short trek of about 3-4 hrs to Phakding at 2652m. Lunch hour will depend upon the time of arrival at Lukla, either in Lukla or few hrs walks further down on route to Phakding. The walk is gradual and most of the way, with few ups from Tarhe khola, where you can have a superb view of Kusum-Kangru 6,369m crossing a short suspension bridge, from here after a short climb brings us to the Ghat village, another 01 hrs gradual walk brings you to Phakding village for the overnight stop near the bank of the Dudh-Kosi river. Stay overnight at Yeti Mountain Home.
From Phakding after crossing the suspension bridge over the Dudh-Kosi the walk is pleasant with few short uphill and downhill and re-crossing the same river again, with magnificent view of Thermasarkhu 6,608m, from the village of Benkar, cross the long suspension bridge over the Bhote-Koshi River, after the bridge reaches a small village call Monjo. After few minutes’ walk from Monjo, comes to the entrance of Sagarmatha National Park, where your trekking permit especially the park ticket is checked and keeps the record of all trekkers going to and from this place including the local trekking staff as well.From here a short descend and a gradual walk brings us to the suspension bridge over the Bhote-Koshi river, after the bridge Jorsalle village is reached, the last village till Namche Bazaar, from here the walk is pleasant on the river bed till the last bridge over the Imjatse river is reached, from here the walk is along the winding uphill path all the way to Namche Bazaar, with magnificent view of Kwangde peak and it other sister peaks towards east, with Kusum kangru on the back as you climb higher, view of Mt.Everest- Nuptse wall, Lhotse and the closer view of Taweche peak can be seen all the way to Namche, from lunch 2-3 hours reaches you at Namche Bazaar the colorful houses are situated in an amphitheatre U shaped bowl. Stay overnight at Yeti Mountain Hole.
Today you have easy day, a short walk uphill to the Sagarmatha National Park Headquarter, a magnificent spot perched on top of Namche Bazaar with breathtaking view of the surrounding snow capped mountain includes Mt. Everest and the valleys way down, with an interesting museum with all kinds of information regarding the history of the Himalayas, geographic, culture, mountaineering history and existing information on flora and fauna of this region. After short visit around the Museum, about 01 and half hrs steep climb brings you up to Syangeboche, further to Everest View Hotel for magnificent panoramic view of Thamserku, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Mt. Everest, Nuptse and many more. Trek back to Namche for overnight. Stay overnight at Yeti Mountain Home.
From Namche Bazaar the trail to Teshinga follows the classical approach route to Everest from where you will have breathtaking view of the surrounding snow capped mountain includes Mt. Everest. We follow an almost level and winding trail for about 04 hrs to Teshinga. Stay overnight at Everest Summit Lodge.
Looking across the valley, you can see the path sloping up towards the famous monastery of Tengboche. The day begins with descending down to Phunki Tenga. Here we cross a suspension bridge before beginning a climb with a steep ascent for about 01 hrs through quite heavily forested by rhododendron and pine. Once out of the heavy forest line the trail is quite gentle and gradual all the way to Tengboche, It has one of the biggest and oldest monasteries in the Khumbhu valley. After lunch trek back to Teshinga for overnight. Stay overnight Everest Summit Lodge.
Today after breakfast leave Teshinga re-trace the trail to Sanasa then the path leads up the shallow valley onto Khumjung the education centre of Khumbu area. If we have enough time we will visit the Khumjung monastery and Khunde Hospital. The trail leads above Namche Bazaar, by passing Syangeboche airport. Continue through the beautiful valley and as you wander along the forest track you might have chance to see National Birds (Pheasants), Himalayan Thar, Musk Deer. The last hours climb to Mende will literally take your breath away, but with gradual acclimatization over the past few days a steady pace and determination will get us to the top. Stay overnight at Everest Summit Lodge.
We take a day’s bag with water, camera and warm clothes, walk through the lap of mountain, an old Tibetan trade route. This well-formed, wide path makes for a mostly easy walk all the way to the Thame Village.Thame retains many of its original building and culture and is perhaps one of the prettiest village in the Khumbu valley. We will visit the Thame Monastery and Thame village, the home of Nepal’s most famous mountaineers. After lunch we will re-trace back to Mende. Stay overnight at Everest Summit Lodge.
After breakfast the path descent back down to Monjo, we will first visit the Laudo Monastery, a fifteen minute walk above Mende. The main temple is only forty years old; it has a remarkable meditation room built behind a huge rock. After our visit we will re-trace and continue to Namche for lunch. Then we descend all the way to Monjo will be along the same route as on the way up. Stay overnight at Everest Summit Lodge.
Today is our final day of the trek, we re-trace and continue walk to Lukla. From Monjo we carry on the descent down the Dudh Khosi village through the small villages. From Chaurikharka we start ascending the final hill of the trek to reach the Lukla. Stay overnight at Yeti Mountain Home.
If the weather is on our favors we will get an early morning flight back to Kathmandu which takes about 35min. Once you arrive in Kathmandu airport you will be picked up and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu where you can then spend rest of the day as you want. Stay overnight in Kathmandu.
Today is a free day to rest and relax or shopping or do more sightseeing around the city. Stay overnight in Kathmandu.
Today according to given time transfer to the airport for your departure flight or join another activity with us.