Itinerary

Here is the detailed itinerary.

Welcome to Nepal! We will receive you the airport and transport you to hotel.
Tribhuwan International Airport Kathmandu
Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu

Accommodation: Hotel


Welcome to Nepal! We will receive you the airport and transport you to hotel.
Tribhuwan International Airport Kathmandu
Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu

Meals included: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel


The trek starts from today after an early morning flight to Lukla. Your guide will pick you up from the hotel and drive to airport. After a short flight of 30mins we reach Lukla. After introduction with trekking porters we head off to Manjo. Following the Dudhkosi river, we cross Phakding and reach Manjo, which has a checkpost and entry point for Everest National Park. It is a small town so in the evening we can take a small stroll around.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Distance: 11kmHighest Point: 2835m
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 2840m to 2835m (approx. 4 hrs)

Following Dudh Koshi River and then a climb to reach Namche takes approximately 4 hours. We cross the river several times, encountering yaks and mules along the trail. Finally, the trail on the banks finish and we start ascending on steep gradient up, crossing the highest suspension bridge of Everest Region. The climb is steep, so we walk with a comfortable pace. Finally we reach Namche, the biggest town in the region.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Distance: 5kmHighest Point: 3880m
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 3441m to 3880m (approx.3hrs)

We leave Namche today to get to Khumjung village, the Sherpa capital. Following the contour of the hill above Namche in two hours, we reach Khumjung and Khunde. Khunde is the place where the first hospital in the region is located. The village Khumjung is an attractive village and most houses have the same color roof. Mt. Ama Dablam towers above you and Buddhist chants like Om Mani Padme Hum painted prayers walls. Additionally, we can explore one of the oldest monasteries and Hillary School.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


After breakfast, we follow Dudhkoshi valley and then head off to the Mong La Dada (3900m). The steep climb enters a  forest which has some teahouses on top of the pass, allowing for refreshments and lunch before descending to Phortse Thanga. Again climb uphill for about 2-3 hours through the forest to reach Dole, a small settlement. We come out the forest just before reaching Dole (4200 meters). This is the first night in altitude above 4000 meters.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Walking distance is relatively short but we take easy strides because of the altitude, so timewise it is comparable. We will be able the treeline and can clearly see Cho Oyu (8201m) in front of us. On the other side of the valley we can see Mt. Cholatse and Tawache. We enjoy the splendid views of the landscape and reach Maccherma, a small settlement that is also the rescue post of the region. Doctors with extensive knowledge about AMS and altitude-related illnesses give free talks here.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Today we head off to Gokyo, the valley of Lakes. Following the path of Phanga (4,548m), then walk along the meltwater river which flows from the west side of Ngozumba Glacier. Spectacular views of the iceface of rocky trails incline into the ablation valley and finally reach the first lake. After a short walk we reach the second lake. The magnificent view of Cho Oyu and Gyachung Kang always impress and make the trek relaxing and enjoyable. Once we reach Gokyo, we have lunch and walk around the lakes.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


An early morning hike up to Gokyo Ri (5383m) takes us to an amazing view point to see the mountains from. After, about 2.5-3 hrs hiking you will be on the top of Gokyo Ri, one of the highlights of the trip. From here, you can see a panoramic view of mountains including Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Cho-Oyu, Mt. Nuptse, Gyachung Khang, Numbur, Thamsherku, Cholatse and Tawoche in addition to Ngozumpa Glacier and Gokyo Valley and the lake by the side. We head back down to Gokyo and after a short break, a delicious and hot lunch will be well served. After a short break, you will have a delicious hot lunch in Gokyo and continue trek to Thagna 4700m via crossing the Ngozumpa Glacier, which takes 2.5-3 hrs for the overnight stay.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Today the trip will start early in the morning before sunrise because we cross the Cho La Pass (5360m). It is highly recommended to cross the pass around 8am before the sun and the wind get too strong. The trip will start steeply up through rocky path. Once you reach the top, you will be rewarded by the astonishing views of the Himalayas. We head down from the pass on to Zongla, situated on the lap of Cholatse.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


After breakfast in Dzongla, the journey to Lobuche begins at around 7am. The trail today is easier than in previous days as it is on grassland. The view of Himalayas, Khumbu Valley, Cholatse Glacier Lakes, Thukla Pass and so froth make the walk really enjoyable. Crossing the base camp of Lobuche east, we reach the tiny Lobuche village. After lunch and a short rest, we walk up to the Khumbu glacier.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Today we walk to the main destination of the trek – Everest Base Camp. The rocky walk by the Khumbu glacier is quite rough and precarious on some bits, so do be careful. The first village we reach is Gorakshep where we have our lunch and continue to Everest Base Camp. On the way to Base Camp it is important to bring some snacks and water. Explore the Base Camp and return to the guesthouse which is about 5 hours up and down.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


This is also a challenging day. Early morning we hike up the Kalapathar to catch the sunrise. As we climb up the mountains come to an eye level. We get a panoramic view of the Khumbu mountains from the top. This is also the highest point of the trek, from where we can see Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Lhotse and many others peaks. You make an easy descent to Gorakshep and have breakfast before trekking down to Pheriche, a tiny hamlet at the base of Taboche mountain.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


The descending trail continues from Pheriche after breakfast. We leave the large valley of Pheriche and head off to the hill of Tengboche Monastery. It is one of the oldest and biggest monasteries at high elevation. In between Pheriche and Tengboche there is a town called Pangboche where we can see the oldest gompa. We continue to descend until we cross a suspension bridge over Imja Khola to reach Debuche and start a small climb up with thick rhododendron forest and arrive at Tengboche.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Our journey to Namche from Tengboche starts after breakfast on steep slopes to reach Phungi Thanga by a river. The trails start climbing up to the small village of  Sanasa after which undulating trails take us to Namche Bazaar.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


After trekking for 15 days in the region, we make our way to Lukla which will be our final stop in Solukhumbu region. For lunch, we stop at Phakding, a village that lies on the banks of Dudhkoshi River.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


This morning you will flight out from Lukla to Kathmandu, and upon arrival your guide transfers you to the hotel. A good rest after a long trek will be crucial. In the evening, you have leisure time to stroll around Thamel and do any souvenir shopping if you like.

Extend your holidays in the Himalayas. It'll be amazing!! Options include:
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Chitwan National Park and


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Paragliding in Pokhara.

Meals included: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel


Today is a leisure day, and you have the option of doing extra activities if you feel it. You can get more information in our Activities Page. And in the evening you will be served a farewell dinner in typical Nepali Restaurant with Nepali folk music and dance. It is also the time of reviewing the trip with your guide.

Extend your holidays in the Himalayas. It'll be amazing!! Options include:
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Chitwan National Park and


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Paragliding in Pokhara.

Meals included: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel


The trip concludes today. Your guide will drop you off at the international airport for your departure back home.

Meals included: Breakfast


It might change depending on local politics and weather.