Sherpa villages, Buddhist monasteries, and stunning peaks
The traditional abode of Sherpa is located in the shade of Everest. To explore the Everest trail we have to pass through beautiful and the hustles Sherpa village enjoying their culture and rituals. We will chase the ancient trail walked by many Everest trekkers. We will also explore Tengboche Monastery which offers one of the supreme mountain scenes in the world. Similarly we won’t miss the grand views of the Himalayas from Pangboche.
There is an abode of many famous Sherpa Everest climbers locates at the bottom of Ama Dablam, One of the gorgeous peaks in the world. We will use our two nights at this village with an alternative trek either Ama Dablam Base camp (4750m) or climb Tawoche Hill (5000m) from where we will be fascinated by the Mountain panoramas with Everest and Makalu.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
An actual Adventure representative will meet you at the arrival gate of International Airport and take you to your hotel. Today you will meet your trekking guide and be concise about your daily activities. At evening you will enjoy a welcome dinner organized by our company.
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 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 the 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 Lhotse.
We will wake up 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 after 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 stay one more night.
Day 06: Trek to Tenboche (3867 m)
The trail lines onto the side of the side of the valley over the Dudh Koshi. We will get breathtaking vistas of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse and Ama Dablam. As we cross many villages and several teashops we will descend to a bridge above the River at Phunki Tenga. We will stop for lunch in the village where we can enhance our body before a steep hike to Tengboche, the famous monastery and the largest in the Khumbu. Then we will proceed slowly to Pangboche(3900m) through Rhododendron forest. There we will surprise by the beautiful Ama Dablam ahead.
Day 07: Spend a day in Pangboche
Today we will stay in Pangboche doing various optional treks. To have an energetic trek, we must take packed lunch and can make a tough full day expedition to the way of Tawoche hill at around 5000m. The hill offers a marvelous vista of the world’s highest peak Everest and Makalu. It is an easier alternative walk to reach Ama Dablam Base camp. The trek brings us across the valley onto the lower slope of the striking mountain. We will also walk to the upper Pangboche village and monastery (the oldest in the region) where is supposed to be seen Yeti.
Day 08-10: Back to Tengboche and Namche bazaar.
We will walk down to the river and ascend to Tengboche to make our eyes and heart pleasure with the last gorgeous views of Everest, Nuptse and Lhotse. The path then ends to Phunki Tenga then we will continue to rise through Teshings to Kyanjuma. The trek back to Namche Bazaar goes along with the beautiful way over roaring Dudh Koshi River. We will chase Dudh Koshi River walking down via Namche Bazaar. Also we will pass Jorsale and Monzo to Phakding. On the last day we will walk back to Chauri kharka, where our main path ends. After a short climb we will reach Lukla.
Day 11: Return flight from Lukla to Kathmandu
After the long mountain journey, we will return to Kathmandu today. The Early morning flight takes us to Kathmandu. You can rest and relax the whole day at the 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 in Kathmandu overnight.
Day 12: 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 things to do and to see. Today is the last stay in Nepal for you.
Day 13: 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 high\low. 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)”