It’s the dream of every climbers and adventure seekers to scale Mt. Everest and hold world record and treks to glimpse it’s amazing views since early days of the climbing history in Nepal’s top of the world (8,848) peak. Mt. Everest trekking route becomes one of the most popular trails among the outfitters. Getting a test of unique Sherpa culture and their hospitalities, most of the trekking days will be spent above altitude of 3000m in the Khumbu and Imja Khola valleys exploration- there will be plenty of time to enjoy the local culture of the Sherpa people, visiting ancient monasteries, learn about Buddhism influence in Sherpa’s life and traditional farming system will add to your journey an unforgettable experiences.

Trekking to the Everest region will begin with exciting STOL flight to Lukla at 2800 meter above sea level. The trail passes through the picturesque Sherpa cultural villages of around together stunning mountain views via meadow land of upper Khumbu valley and finally you will be at Gorakshep (5140m) the last stop point and from there ascent of Kalapatthar ridge (5545m) from where you can observe classic views of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Mt Pumori and its many surrounding peaks. You will be also exploring up to the Everest Base Camp and Khumbu glacier section observation along the entire trip. Besides you will be crossing also the famous Cho La pass and enjoy its best panoramic views from Gokyo Lake.

Classic Everest Region Trek
Everest Base Camp/Kalapatthar/Chola Pass/Gokyo Lake
20-days Customized Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu you will be met by our airport representative to pick up          you to transfer at hotel and overnight stay in B.B. basis.

Day 02: Full day guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley by private transport-           Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath, and Kathmandu Durbar           Square after sightseeing back to hotel and overnight stay in B.B. basis.

Day 03: Early in the morning drive to airport and fly to Lukla (2800m). Up on arrival at     Lukla have a breakfast and commence the trekking up to Phakding (2610m) and     after 3 hour easy walking overnight at teahouse lodge. (B.L.D.)

Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3500m) -About 4-5 hour hiking via Dudh Koshi     river bank and ascending of Namche Hill you will be reached at remarkable town     of Sherpa land Namche Bazaar which is the largest and most prosperous     settlement in the Khumbu valley. It is also a historical trading center of the     region- foods, salt, clothes and other stuffs are shopped by locals. Late afternoon     visit the town and overnight at teahouse lodge. (B.L.D.)

Day 05: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar- Before processing ahead extra day for     rest is required to adjust with thin air of high land. Explore around visit early     morning to the Everest view point after back from there rest at hotel and afternoon     visit Sherpa museum. There you can see the traditional custom of Sherpa people     and great photographs of Everest summiteers and overnight at teahouse lodge.     (B.L.D.)
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Day 06: Trek Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3850m) - From Namche Bazaar the trail     climbs up and down to Sanasa and the trail descends gradually to Teshinga and     then it drops steeply to Phunki Thanga there you will be crossing Dudh Koshi     river. After climbing two hour from Phunki Thanga you will reach at Tengboche.     Tengboche is a religious place for the Sherpa people of the entire Solukhumbu     area. Here you will visit the Tengboche Monastery which is one of the biggest     monastery of the region. During the fullmoon in November the monastery     celebrates famous Mani Rimdu festival. For your overnight stay there at teahouse     lodge. (B.L.D.)

Day 07: Trek Tengboche to Dingboche (4350m) - From Tengboche you will drop first     the tiny village of Debuche and after crossing the Imja Khola bridge you will be     at Pangboche (3860m). From Pangboche village you will be entering the alpine     meadow land towards Shomare. The trail then passes to Orsho from beyond Orso     the route splits to Dingboche to the right and left hand side trail to Pheriche     (4240m). Pheriche is the windiest place of the Khumbu valley we refer you to     best stay at Dingbuche which is also warm and sunshiny long day. For your     overnight stay there at teahouse lodge. (B.L.D.)

Day 08: Exploration day trip to Chhukung valley – After breakfast you will have trip to     Chhukung valley from there you can observe the fifth highest peak Mt. Makalu     (8586m) and Baruntse including Island peak and panoramic views of eastern     Himalayan range. Afternoon back to Dingboche and overnight stay there at     teahouse lodge. (B.L.D.)

Day 09: Trek Dingboche to Lobuche (4950m) - The trail ascends from Dingboche via big     barren of meadow land and after crossing the bridge over glacier creek you will     reach Duglha. From Duglha the trail steeply climbs up to the Khumbu glacier     ridge and drops a bit to the valley of Lobuche (4930m). Up on arrival there have     your lunch, rest and overnight stay there at teahouse lodge. (B.L.D.)

Day 10: Trek Lobuche to Ghorakshep (5140m) – After breakfast about 3 hours gradual     walk from the Lobuche camp site you will be at your final destination of Mt.     Everest trek Gorakshep, up on arrival be refresh, have a lunch and visit Everest     Base Camp (5364m), or climb up to Kalapatthar ridge (5545m) for the spectacular     views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Pumo Ri, Nuptse, Lintren and Khumbu glacier. After     exploring around back to overnight stay at teahouse lodge. (B.L.D.)

Day 11: Morning explore around the Khumbu Glacier Section or climb up to Kalapatthar     ridge for the last best view of  your dream Mt. Everest, have a breakfast and trek     back via same route to Dzongla (4830m). Coming back you will feel more     comfortable for breathing even long day walking. Upon arrival rest and overnight     stay there at teahouse lodge. (B.L.D.)

 Day 12:  From Dzongla now you are going for the pass, it will be long walking until the     next stop so may you need to carry extra bottle of drinking water because on the     way there is no any places for buying drinks. After the pass the trail drops down     to the next camp site is called Thangnak(4700m). Upon arrival rest and overnight     stay there at teahouse lodge. (B.L.D.)

Day 13: Trek to Gokyo Lake (4790m), from Thangnak the trail drop you first to     Ngozumpa Glacier after crossing the glacier section you will be near by first Lake     after continue the trek again you will have beautiful second lake and finally you     will be in the Gokyo Lake which is considered as both Hindus and Buddhists     secrete holy pilgrimage site. Upon arrival rest and overnight stay there at teahouse     lodge. (B.L.D.)


Day 14: Explore around Gokyo Lake morning visit Gokyo Ri (5360m) from there you      have stunning view of whole Everest region including Cho Oyu, Gyachung Kang,     Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Cholatse and Taboche. Rest and overnight stay there at     teahouse lodge. (B.L.D.)

Day 15: Walk towards Cho Oyu Base Camp, explore around the far corner of Fik Lake     and afternoon come back to stay over night at Gokyo. (B.L.D.)

Day 16: Trek back to Dole (4200m)-After breakfast the rout will be descending down     via Dhudh Koshi River bank and on the way you will have many spots for     wonderful panoramic views. (B.L.D.)

Day 17: Trek back  to Namche Bazar_- After breakfast coming back from high to the     lower altitude you will have very relax feeling and easy walk also you will be     enjoying with the dramatic glimpse of  several peaks as well as local cultural     activities. You can mail to your friends or family and buy some lovely souvenirs     from Everest trek. Upon arrival rest and overnight stay there at teahouse lodge.     (B.L.D.)

Day 18: Trek back Namche Bazar to Phakding – After breakfast from there you will be     descending down directly to the Dhudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi River confluence     first then easy walk via river bank up to the camp site. Upon arrival rest and     overnight stay there at teahouse lodge. (B.L.D.)

Day 19: After breakfast from Phakding Village trek back to Lukla via same route again,     be refreshed, have a lunch and rest at tea house lodge or afternoon free for     personal activities and overnight stay there at teahouse lodge. (B.L.D.)
 
Day 20:  Early in the morning, transfer to airport and fly back from Lukla to Kathmandu,     end the trip and transfer to hotel, rest and afternoon free for personal activities.

Day 21: After breakfast transfer to airport for International departure.

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