The unique splendor of the Himalayas has always attracted the world’s adventure lover to Nepal and with over four years experience operating stupendous treks in the region, Actual Adventure now presents lodge to lodge trek. Our itinerary combines simple but comfortable accommodations with great walking and most see sites like Tengboche Monastery and active Namche bazaar. We can also enjoy the off beaten trail in goodwill of many rural and sheltered villages rarely explored by most trekkers. Everest lodges to Lodge trek give an opportunity to explore to the first school of Khumjung helped by Edmond Hillary to build. We will also trek onwards to Thame, abode of one of the region’s oldest monasteries which seems directly out of the mountainside.
Everest Lodge to lodge trek provides you to trek Higher through dense rhododendron forests and visit the largest and most active Tengboche Monastery. However, we will encounter marvelous scene of Mt. Everest and other famous Himalayas peak before returning Kathmandu. Experience the awe-inspiring occurrence of the world's highest peaks and infuse in the delightful of Nepal and the Everest region on this truly inimitable and unforgettable lodge to lodge trek with Actual Adventure.
Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu International Airport (1338 m/4,390 ft)
You will meet our Actual Adventure representative at arrival gate who will welcome you and take you to your hotel. You can take rest or move around the Kathmandu Durbar square. At evening, you can have traditional welcome dinner with us and also you can enjoy the Nepalese cultural program. You will stay in your Hotel at Night
Day 02: Sightseeing Kathmandu
Kathmandu holds the historical and spiritual place so today we can start our tour after breakfast, from the place which are considered as World Heritage sites; Kathmandu Durbar Square (Basantapur) where you can see Kumari temple, Museum, Kaal variable (the god of destruction), Taleju Vawani (the goddess temple once opened in the 9th day of great festival Dashain), Pasupatinath ( the biggest holy temple of Hindus), Swayambunath (the famous monkey temple), Boudhanath (the large Stupas in the world). Then you can stay at your hotel at night.
Day 03: Kathmandu– Lukla Flight (2800m/ 9383ft) then trek to Phakding (2,652m/8700ft)
As we finish our breakfast early morning, we will attend domestic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla which is the entrance of our trek. We can reach tensing Hillary Airport within 35 min enjoying the magnificent green landscape and White Mountains. This is the most wonderful air route in the world terminating in a spectacular hillside surrounded by high mountains.
As we reach Lukla, we will meet our group member and we will finish our packing and arrangement to start our trek via the wealthy Lukla village to Phakding. Today to adapt the atmosphere there, we will have short trek. Nevertheless, if you are interested for additional trip then we go to a nearby Monastery. We will spend our night at hotel in Phakding.
Day 04: Journey on foot from Phakding village to Namche 3,440m/11,290ft
After breakfast we will start our walk in the morning. Today the trek is enjoyable with few short ascend and descend with several crosses over the Dhud Koshi River and fabulous scene of Mt. Thamserku (6623/21729 ft) via Benkar village. We will reach at Monjo, gateway of Sagarmatha National Park is crossing many bridges on the way where our trekking permit will be checked to keep record of trekkers and local trekking staffs. Regularly down walk take us to the last village of Namche Bazaar that is Jorsale. We will arrive at the Hillary suspension bridge on walking through the river bed. We will walk ascend now, towards Namche bazaar and enjoy the glorious and closer vistas of Kwangde Pea, we can be mesmerized by Kusum Kangaru, Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Tawache and many other peaks. We will get pleasure of this panorama by sitting in Chautara. We will spend our night at the colorful village of Namche Bazaar which is the entrance of Khumbu region.
Day 05: Hike to our first amazing panorama of Everest, Nuptse and Lotse.
We will wake in the yak bells and sunrise revealing 6000m mountains that cover us! We can be mesmerized by Kwangde (6380m), Thamserku (6608m), and Kangtega (6685m). Even it is a place over day, thrill is in the air, as a slow ascent hike leads to the world’s highest Hotel, the Everest View, will help us to adapt and offer us our first stunning scene of Mt. Everest (8848m) and other famous Himalaya peaks with Nuptse (7,861m), Lhotse (8414m), Ama Davlam (6856m). We will back to Namche Bazaar to stay one more night in our comfortable lodge.
Day 06: Ascend further to famous Tengboche Monastery Tengboche (3867m)
We will pass through the lower incline of Khumbi Yulha, a mountain held scared by the Sherpa people. We will walk down to the River then climb to Tengboche Monastery. Tengboche is covered by snow capped mountains and represents the main and most inspiring Tibetan Buddhist Shrine in the Khumbu region with an excellent scene of Everest’s Pyramid Peak. On the way we can encounter pheasant, Nepal’s national bird. Before reserve the simple lodge nearby, we will visit monastery to experience the unique monastic life.
Day 07: Walk down to the momentous and quaint Sherpa village Khumjung (3970m)
We will explore Tengboche early in the morning, as sun crawls across the high edge line where our lodge and the monastery are located, relieving the old building and temples with the snow capped peaks that encircle us. We will start our walk after breakfast. First we will walk down to the Dudh koshi River then ascent again before directing west into Sherpa village of Khumjung.
The highlight of the day will be the first school of khumbu region helped by Edmund Hillary to build, beautiful Sherpa village and Khumjung’s Monastery. We will pass our one night at a small lodge there. Sherpa life is suffered as it has for ages under the scenic green roof and inside the white hand-carved stones walls of the very conventional village.
Day 08: Hike off the beaten path through rural Sherpa village
Today we will leave the charming Khumjung village and walk weat under the rock spires and enormous boulders of Khumbi Yulha on the way to Thame which is an abode of the oldest monastery in the region that seems to grow directly out of the mountain behind it. We will cross Bhote Koshi River as it flow through the narrow ravine. We'll spend the night at a lodge in Thame, again off the usual trekking route where we'll see even fewer foreign visitors. In Thame, we enjoy lodging with twin beds, shared bathroom and shower facilities.
Day 09: Explore Thame (3780m) Hill side and return Namche.
We will wake early to enjoy the charming view of Thamserku and Kangtega in Thame. After visiting Thame’s very old hill side monastery we will trek down to Namache Bazaar. Crossing and enjoying the villages of Somde, Thamo, Tscheso and Phurte and stay at another comfortable Lodge.
Day 10: Walk down to Dudh Koshi valley to Phakding
We will depart from Namche bazaar and repeat our route back to Phakding passing through the beautiful village and fields. We can also enjoy the final view of great peaks on the way. We will chase Dudh Koshi River and finally reach Phakding. We will rest at Phakding Lodge enjoying private showers and Bathrooms.
Day 11: Hike to Lukla and celebrate trek
Our final day of trekking takes us to Lukla. We will today celebrate our tour at our final lodge. We can enjoy music, dance and a great foods, local drinks and company of our support staff. We will offer farewell to our amazing trekking crew before we are in Kathmandu.
Day 12: Return flight from Lukla to Kathmandu,
After the long mountain journey, we will return Kathmandu today. Early morning flight takes us to Kathmandu. You can rest and relax whole day at hotel. If you want to do some shopping for your family and friends then you can explore Thamel. You can also take help of Actual Adventure guides. Stay at Kathmandu overnight.
Day 13: Free day at Kathmandu
Today is the free day in Kathmandu and you can explore many places that were left in your second day such as Bhaktapur and Patan or you can keep busy yourself for shopping around Thamel where you can find unique gifts for your parents and friends. There plenty of amazing thing to do and to see. Today is the last stay in Nepal for you.
Day 14: Departure
After Buffet Breakfast, you will be free Till Departure. Then you will be transferred to Kathmandu Airport. We will always hope to see you again with your family, relative, co-workers and friends.
Nepal is a developing country, Outside of major cities area electricity on trekking can be scares. You should have to pay 100-800 NRs per hour to charge goods on many lodges and also many tea-house treks, including in Annapurna base camp trek, Everest Base camp trek and many others treks also. Chargers often won't work on low power solar systems you find right up in the mountains so u can buy alternative bayonet light to electricity power plug converter, which will only works in low voltage is highlow. The standard Nepalese electrical outlet is a three-pronged triangle so bring three-pronged triangle chargers.
Nepal is a landlocked country which lies in Hindu Kush Himalayan region. Nepal has monsoonal climate having four main seasons: spring, summer, monsoon, autumn and winter.
Below is a general guide to conditions at different seasons:
January to March (winter): In this season temperature will decrease at often 0°C (32°F) at night, with extreme cold at high elevations. It is possible to trek in places like the Everest region during the winter but due to extreme cold weather and heavy snow fall it may be quite difficult than as usual.
April to June (summer): In these months it is quite warm and dry weather. There is an abundance of blooming flowers in the Himalayas at this time, with rhododendrons, in particular, adding a splash of color to the landscape. This season is the best time to undertake mountain expeditions.
June to September (Monsoon): There will be heavy monsoonal rainfall in this season. Rains are generally lighter in high Himalayan reasons. In this season the mountain ranges are not often visible due to the clouds.
October to December (autumn): These months are cool and clear which is due to the end of monsoon, there is little dust in the air so this is the best season to visit the hilly and mountainous regions.
Visa in Nepal can be acquired on arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu and also at the border entry points in Kakadvitta, Birgunj, Bhairahawa, Nepalgunj, Gaddachowki border of Nepal - India and Kodari on Nepal-China border. Visa can also acquire at the nearest Nepal Embassy. For visa renewal purpose you can contact at Department of Immigration, Kalikasthan at Kathmandu. A valid passport and one passport -size photo with a light background is required. Visa can be obtained only through payment of cash in the following currency: Euro, Swiss Franc, Pound Sterling, US Dollar, Australian Dollar, Canadian Dollar, Hong Kong Dollar, Singapore Dollar and Japanese Yen. Credit card, Indian currency and Nepali currency are not accepted as payment of visa fee.
Visa Facility Duration Fee
Multiple entry 15 days US$ 25 or equivalent convertible currency
Multiple entry 30 days US$ 40 or equivalent convertible currency
Multiple entry 90 days US$ 100 or equivalent convertible currency
In Nepal, “Namaste” or “Namaskar” is said to an older or high-status person with palms together, figure up. It is used to greet a person in place of goodbye or hello. There is no limitation how many times you say “Namaste” but, it is better if you say once per person, per day. If You want to say “Thank You” then you can say “Dhanyabaad /'ðɅnjɅbɑ:d/ (Dhan-ya-baad)”