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


The day beings with a meeting and introducing with your trek and tour leader. After breakfast, we organize a short meeting at the hotel lobby. The meeting finalizes the preparation of the trek. In the meeting, you need to bring three copies of passport copy size photos, and travel insurance copy. Soon, the day tour will starts and on the tour visit most highlighted places of Kathmandu.

PASHUPATINATH TEMPLE
Pashupatinath Temple Sightseeing with Apex Asia Holidays in Nepal

Pashupatinath Temple

Pashupatinath Temple is one of the most visited and sacred places of Hindu. According to Hindu mythology, Pashupatinath is one of four Dham. It is not only a religious place also the cremation place. The dead body is burning with firewood in the bank of holy river Bagmati.

BOUDDHA STUPA
Bouddha Stupa in Nepal. Let's have a tour with Apex Asia Holidays

Bouddha Stupa

Bouddhanath Stupa is one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world. While touring in Buddha you can meet the monks, learn Buddhism, gather the information about Thankas, and its significants.

BHAKTAPUR DURBAR SQUARE
Bhaktapur Durbar Square sightseein in Kathmandu with Apex Asia Holidays

Bhaktapur Durbar Square

Bhaktapur Durbar Square is a royal palace built in centuries ago when Nepal had 22 and 24 state kingdom. The palace is famous with the name of fifty-five windows durbar, Nyatapol Mandir the tallest temple in Nepal. The Lion Gate, Golden Gates, The statue of King BhupatindraMalla and the pottery where the potter makes are the main attractions of Bhaktapur.

After finished the tour, the evening time is to review the luggage for the trek. If you interested you can walk around Thamel, choose the restaurant for dinner.

Meals included: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel


Wake up early in the morning and head to the the airport for a flight to Lukla. We take a packed breakfast today. After a short scenic flight to Lukla, we begin the trek, after meeting our local trekking staff. We reach Phakding today, located on the banks of Dudh Koshi River.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Distance: 9Km (Approx. 3.5hrs)Highest Point: 2840m (Lukla)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 2840m (Lukla) to 2610m (Phakding)

Following Dudh Koshi River and then a climb to reach Namche takes approximately 6 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. We stop at Top Danda about midway up the climb and see the first sights of Everest, weather permitting. 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: 12Km ( Approx. 6hrs)Highest Point: 3441m (Namche)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 2610m (Phakding) to 3441m(Namche)

Today is a rest day of the trek. It is very important to take rest and acclimatize as we gain altitude. Today you will hike up to Syangboche and visit a museum that belongs to Sherpa culture, and the history records of Mt. Everest expedition by Tenzing Norgay and Sir Edmund Hillary, the first ones to scale Everest. The view of Namche, Khumjung village, and the massive summits in front are stupendous from Syangboche.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Distance: 5Km (Approx.3hrs)

After breakfast at the hotel, we heard north towards Tengboche, a superb hill for photography and Himalayan view. The monastery at Tengboche is one of the major highlights of Everest Base Camp standard trek. To reach Tengboche we need to walk for about 6 hours today, which includes a steep uphill bit on the second half of the day. In the evening, we walk around the Tengboche monastery and visit the monastery. Enjoy the beautiful evening with spectacular views at Tengboche Hill.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Distance: 12Km (Approx. 5hrs)Highest Point: 3380m (Tengboche)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 3441m (Namche) to 3380m (Tengboche)

After breakfast we trek down to Debuche and continue on to Pangboche, which is a major Sherpa settlement. Walking through the village, we get to see Mt. Ama Dablam towering us from the right, making a picture perfect setting for the village to be in. In fact, the mountain will be at a stone’s throw away from us as we walk. On undulating trails we cross a river and make a short climb up to Dingboche valley.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Distance: 12Km (Approx. 6hrs)Highest Point: 4350m (Dingboche)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 3880m (Tengboche) to 4350m (Dingboche)

From Dingboche to Chhukung is about two and half an hours walking in slightly uphill at the altitude of 4710m. It’s quite important to adjust to high altitude in order to climb up Island Peak. When you reach Chhukung, the trek guide will introduce you with the climbing guide.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Today you will trek to Island Peak Base camp. From today accommodation will be in tented camps for the next two days. Foods will be prepared by professional camping cook. After lunch your climbing guide will give you some lectures about using the climbing equipment and technical parts of climbing for next day.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Camping


Distance: 5Km (Approx. 3hrs)Highest Point: 5240m (Island Peak Base Camp)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 4710m (Chhukung) to 5240m (Island Peak Base Camp)

This is a day for adjusting with thin air by doing a short trek to the high camp and explore the Imja lake. Which helps to climb the peak for tomorrow morning. You will get short technical climbing training by your climbing guide. Such as how to use climbing gears, etc.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Finally, we reach the main climb day, also the highlight of this trip: climbing Island peak. Firstly, the guide will check the weather conditions and per-meeting to start. After leaving the base camp, today is your main adventure day. (weather permitting) you will start early in the morning for the climb up Island Peak (6189m). After High camp, trail ascend through a gorge to the right, after a safe trip to the top, you make your way back down to base camp and same day back to Chhukung.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


We descend down towards Tengboche via Dingboche, Pangboche and Dibuche, which takes about six hours. After breakfast, you will descend towards Dingboche valley, cross the Khumbu Khola and reach Pangboche via Orsho and Somare. You will have your lunch at Pangboche and head off to Tengboche through rhododendron forests.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Distance: 15Km (Approx. 6hrs)Highest Point: 4710m(Chhukung)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 4710m (Chhukung) to Namche (3880m)

After breakfast again watch 360 degrees Himalaya view from Tengboche and trek down to Phungi Thanga and cross a stream. After about 1.5hrs of the steep climb up to Kayanjuma, have a short break. Again continue almost flat to reach Namche where you can enjoy and celebrate success of the trip.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Distance: 15Km (Approx. 6hrs)Highest Point: 3880m ( Tengboche)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 3880m (Tengboche) to 3441m (Namche)

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


Distance: 21Km (Approx. 7hrs)Highest Point: 3341m (Namche)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 3341m (Namche) to 2840m (Lukla)

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.

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, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel


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

Meals included: Breakfast