Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to the Hotel:
Upon your arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, a High Hike representative will be there for your warm welcome and help you to transfer to the hotel. In hotel take rest and get refreshed from jet lag. In evening join welcome dinner organized by High Hike Team. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 2: Kathmandu sightseeing:
The Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing is focused to introduce some of the UNESCO World Heritage Listed sites of Kathmandu which includes Soyambhunath- “The Monkey Temple”, Pashupatinath, Boudhanath and historical Kathmandu Durbar Square. Enjoy exploring. Overnight at hotel.
Day 3: Kathmandu-Lukla-Phakding (2652 m/8700 ft.):
A scenic 40 minutes flight from Kathmandu takes you to Lukla. In Lukla meet remaining crews then start trek to Phakding. It is 3 hours gentle walk through the banks of Dudh Koshi River to Phakding. Overnight at Phakding.
Day 4: Phakding-Namche Bazar (3440m/11280ft.):
After breakfast, we follow Dudhkoshi river we then pass several suspension bridges. With 6.5 hours walking we reach Namche Bazar which is the trading center of Khumbu Region. Overnight.
Day 5: Acclimatization day in Namche Bazar:
A rest day in Namche Bazar. This day we visit Tourist Visit Center to collect the knowledge of Sherpa traditions, cultures and flora and faunas of Khumbu Region. We also can hike up to Thame. As Namche is the last place to check the gears we also have time to check our gears and if something missed then we can hire it there. Overnight.
ay 6: Namache Bazar to Tengboche( 3870m./12,694ft.)-
Set off towards Tengboche. This day the trail goes ups and downs and magnificent views of Mt Everest, Mt Nuptse, Mt Lhotse and close views of Thamserkhu and Amadablam will accompany along the way to Tengboche. As Tengboche is one of the best mountain view point we can enjoy the superb views of mountains. Tengboche also has the biggest Buddhist Monastery of Everest Region. Enjoy exploring. Overnight.
Day 7: Tengboche to Dingboche(4,360/12,694ft.):
From Tengboche, this day we will trek to Dingboche. We pass several Chortens and Mani walls and small villages during this day. This day we also cross a village name Pangboche where the oldest Monastery of Everest Region is located. As Dingboche is another view point, we can enjoy amazing mountain views from there. Overnight.
Day 8: Acclimatization day in Dingboche:
As the elevation rise this day take a rest day at Dingboche. It is better to hike Nagarstang hill before lunch. After lunch, we take rest at Dingboche. Overnight.
Day 9: Dingboche to Labuche(4940m./16,207ft.):
From Dingboche, the trail gradually climb up to Duglha. We then cross Duglha Pass the beginning of Khmubu Glacier and gradually trek up to Labuche. In Labuche we can find some typically stone design houses. Overnight.
Day 10: Labuche to Gorakshep(5,170m./16961ft.)
-Everest Base Camp (5,364m./17,594ft.)-Gorakshep: Day when we catch our ultimate dream. This day we start early morning from Labuche. The trail first go to Gorakshep for lunch. From Gorakshep we further hike up to Everest Base Camp. We can spend some time in Everest Base Camp. After then we trek back to Gorakshep for overnight. We can still get the superb views of mountains from our teahouse as well. Overnight.
Day 11: Gorakshep to Kalapathar(5545m./18,192ft.)-Pheriche(4280m./14,070ft.)-
Early morning, hike Kalapathar (5545m.)- Best mountain view point which offers the stunning views including:Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse and other neighboring peaks. Enjoy the picturesque views. Then we descend dow to Pheriche for overnight.
Day 12: Pheriche to Namche:
An easy walking day. With 4 hours gentle walk from Pheriche we reach Namche Bazar. Same way back via Tengboche. Overnight.
Day 13: Namche to Phakding:
From Namche the trail descends steeply via Dudh Koshi River then passes Jorsalle and Monjo before reaching Phakding. It takes 5 hours to reach Phakding from Namche Bazar. Overnight.
Day 14: Phakding to Lukla:
With 3-4 hours descend trail trek from Phakding we will reach to Lukla. In evening there will be a farewell dinner with Sherpa and Guides. Overnight at Lukla.
Day 15: Fly back from Lukla to Kathmandu:
We take early morning flight to get back Kathmandu from Lukla. In free time we can explore around Thamel to do some last minutes shopping. In evening join farewell dinner organized by High Hike. Overnight.
Day 16: Fly back home:
A High Hike representative will transfer you to Tribhuvan International Airport for returning flight. We hope to see you again in Nepal.