Everest Hillary and Tenzing Trek


    The famous trek from Jiri to the basecamp of the Mount Everest is the classic trek in Nepal. This trekking to the Everest area features the culture of the Sherpas along with great views of Mt. Everest and many other Himalayan peaks. Everest Hillary and Tenzing trekking takes you through the paths trodden by Sir Edmund Hillary. Your Sherpas on the trek are the spiritual descendants of Tenzing Norgay who along with Hillary was the first team climbed up to the world's highest mountain. Everest Hillary and Tenzing trekking area lays in the Sagarmatha National Park. Sagarmatha National Park was established in 1976, which covers much of the region. This fascinating land surrounded by high mountains is a real paradise for mountaineers and trekkers.


    Short Itinerary


    Day 01: Pickup from airport and transfer you to the hotel

    Day 02: half day sightseeing & final preparation

    Day 03: Katmandu-Jiri

    Day 04: Trek from Jiri to Bhandar (2190m)

    Day 05: Trek from Bhandar to Sete (2040m)

    Day 06: Trek from Sete to Lamjura pass (3530m) to Junbesi (2680 m):

    Day 07: Rest day at Junbesi (2680 m)

    Day 08: Trek from Junbesi to Nunthala (2330 m)

    Day 09: Trek from Nunthala to Bupsadanda (2300m)

    Day 10: Trek from Bupsadanda to Puiyan (2796 m)

    Day 11: Puiyan to Phakding (2610 m)

    Day 12: Trek from Phakding to Namche (3446m)

    Day 13: Rest day at Namche Bazaar (3440 m.) for acclimatization

    Day 14: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3867 m.)

    Day 15: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4260 m.)

    Day 16: Rest day at Dingboche (4260 m.) for acclimatization

    Day 17: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4930 m.)

    Day 18: Trek from Lobuche to Everest Base Camp via Ghorakshep

    Day 19: Trek from Ghorakshep to Kalapathhar (5545m.) and trek to Pheriche (4243m.)

    Day 20: Trek from Pheriche to Tengboche (3867 m.)

    Day 21: Trek from Tengboche to Namche Bazaar (3440 m)

    Day 22: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2886 m.)

    Day 23: Lukla-Katmandu by flight

    Day 24: Rest day & shopping
    Day 25: Depart Kathmandu: farewell friends
    Day 01: Pickup from airport and transfer you to the hotel
    Our representative will welcome you at Tribhuvan International Airport, after introductory meeting transport you to hotel in Kathmandu. Our guide will explain about the program in briefly along the way to hotel. Rest of the day varies upon your arrival time; we can organize some activities if you arrived by midday or early afternoon but late afternoon and evening arrivals have a free day for individual activities.
    Day 02: half day sightseeing & final preparation
    After breakfast, start the trip to visit Kathmandu Valley with its various important religious centres; Pashupatinath (Hindu Temple), nearby along the banks of the Bagmati River. Here we see Hindu holy men (sadhus) meditating, pilgrims bathing and occasionally funeral pyres burning on the ghats, nearby Boudhanath is possibly the largest stupa in the world; Where we observe Buddhist monks in prayer in the monasteries surrounding the stupaand this is also kind of prayer centre for Tibetan school of Buddhism, Then our trip moves toward Swoyambhunath, one of the most glorious Buddhist Chaityas probably the oldest temple of Nepal, famous for its nickname as Monkey Temple. The rest of our time in Kathmandu is free for further sightseeing, exploration & final preparation for next morning to trekking. In the late afternoon your tour guide will confirm departure information for the next morning.
    Day 03: Katmandu-Jiri
    Early in the morning our journey starts from Kathmandu by bus on the Araniko highway to Lamosangu Jiri road. The journey passes through Dhulikhel where you will have an excellent panoramic view of the eastern Himalayas, including Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung and Dorjee Lakpa. The road descends to Panchkhal, then climbs over a point behind Dolalghat and follows the Sunkoshi north to Lamasangu. After passing several villages you will reach Jiri. Overnight at Hotel.
     
    Day 04: Trek from Jiri to Bhandar (2190m)
    Appearing to bhandar from jiri takes about 5 to 6 hours. The real trek starts with a climb to the top at 2370m, then drops down to Shivalaya at 1750m. From Shivalaya, you are made ascend again to Sangbadanda, Deorali Pass. From Deorali danda slide down again to Bhandar, a small Sherpa village with a Tibetan Buddhist monastery situated in terrace fields can be discover. Overnight at Hotel.
     
    Day 05: Trek from Bhandar to Sete (2040m)
    The track drops down to the Linkhu Khola, which makes us crosses the river at 1490m, then follows it to Kenja at 1570m. Then, the long ascent to the Lamjura Bhanjyang pass begins. It then gives us way to Sete village (2575m).
     
    Day 06: Trek from Sete to Lamjura pass (3530m) to Junbesi (2680 m):
    The trail passes gradually up in the course of Lamjura Pass (3530m), which is the highest point between Jiri and Namche Bazaar. Then we are made climb down passing fir and rhododendron forest and emerges after one and half hrs at Taktor. Carry on the north side of the valley before falling down to the Sherpa village of Junbesi for an overnight stop.
     
    Day 07: Rest day at Junbesi (2680 m)
    Junbesi region is well worth exploring place. Day spent here can offer a variety of alternatives. If you make your leg walk for two hours' to the north of Junbesi there is the village of Phugmochhe (3100m), where you can have a traditional Sherpa art centre. On the journey to Phugmochhe a short entertainment will allow a visit to Thubten Chhuling, a huge Tibetan Buddhist monastery about one and half hour's walk from Junbesi. On the other hand you can have relax for the whole day exploring the surroundings and overnight at Hotel.
     
    Day 08: Trek from Junbesi to Nunthala (2330 m)
    Below Junbesi the trail crosses the Junbesi Khola on a wooden bridge. Just beyond the bridge there is a trail junction. The route to Khumbu follows the left-hand trail that leads uphill. This trail turns north, descending through Salung. From the Dudhkoshi River the trail ascends to Ringmo and the Tak-Shindo Pass. There are a few shepherds' huts beside the trail, but the route is mostly hidden in dense forest. The trail crosses several picturesque streams on wooden bridges just before reaching Nunthala (Manidingma) at 2320m. Overnight stay here.
     
    Day 09: Trek from Nunthala to Bupsadanda (2300m)
    From Nunthala the climbing down continues to the Dudhkoshi River at 1480m. It makes us crosses the river to follow the other bank. Most of the trail is well clear, although it sometimes takes us through terraced fields and yards of houses. It then descends steeply through forests to a Chautara (resting place) overlooking the river. Following the river for a while through forests then we need to climb through terraces to reach the Rai village of Jubing (1667m). Climb through the village around a ridge and continue to the village of Khari Khola (2004m) and onwards up the steep hill to Bupsadanda.
     
    Day 10: Trek from Bupsadanda to Puiyan (2796 m)
    The path ascends from Bupsa to Bhumsing, (2300m). It continues to climb through a branch valley filled with thorny leaned oak and rhododendron forest, where languor monkeys may occasionally be seen. Climb down (305m) and cross the next tributary after one hour. Continue the walking on the north side of the valley to reach Puiyan (2796m) for an overnight stay.
     
    Day 11: Puiyan to Phakding (2610 m)
    The trail shows an hour vertical path to climb after Puiyan to the ridge at 2800m, followed by another ridge. The trail descends to Sukhe (Buwa) at 2293 m, situated on a tributary of the Dudhkoshi. The trail remains above the village rotating it. The village of Surkhe , at the bridge crossing the tributary below, is 2 hrs from Puiyan. The trail now leaves this tributary valley and heads more directly north towards Chaurikharka, another dispersed village. Before ascending to Chaurikharka (2713m) the main trail crosses a spectacular deep canyon with a high waterfall (2408m) which is very beautiful to see. Overnight stay at Phakding.
     
    Day 12: Trek from Phakding to Namche (3446m)
    Approximately 5 hrs duration of trek, this is a beautiful days walking through magnificent rhododendron, magnolia and fir forest. Several villages provide welcome teashops and the views of the peaks improve continuously until Namche is finally reached after a long ascent up a ridge. Namche is the main Sherpa village and the main gate of Khumbu region. We can rest here and enjoy an afternoon walking round the village.
     
    Day 13: Rest day at Namche Bazaar (3440 m.) for acclimatization
    It is a perfect place to spend a rest day for acclimatization to the high altitude before heading off towards Tengboche. For the acclimatization you walk up to Khumjung where you can visit monastery. Khumjung is densely populated by Sherpa community. You can also take pleasure in the splendid views of Everest, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Nuptse, Lhotse , Tawche and kongde. Or you can have an hour walk up to the Syangboche (3800m.) where Everest View Hotel is situated above Namche for the outstanding view of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse , Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Kusum Kangaru. .There is also good views from the National Park Centre and Museum just above the town. This museum exhibits Sherpa culture.
     
    Day 14: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3867 m.)
    It takes about five hours to reach Tengboche. You go away from the village for a climb to the top of a ridge and level mountain path that offers an excellent panorama of Thamserku, Kantega, and Kusum Kangrib. To the right there is a steep cliff that drops down to the Dudh Kosi that is weakly visible on the valley floor below. As you make your way around a branch ridge, Ama Dablam (6812m) Everest, Lhotse , Nuptse (7855m) and Tawoche (6501m) suddenly appear. After a gentle descent the mountain path ends; you will come to the fork leading to Gokyo. Now you slide down past two tea houses and through the village of Trashinga . Though you cannot see it, you can hear the Dudh Kosi and soon you descend to the river and arrive at Phunki Tenga. It is a long climb to Tengboche; the first half is especially steep. As you climb through the forested zone, the incline eases and a superb view appears. Continue climbing the mountainside slantwise until you come to the stone gate built by lamas which marks your entry into Tengboche (3867m). You may use the large plateau in front of the splendid monastery as your campsite. There are a lodge and hotel managed by the National Park Service. Tengboche is an important lookout point on this course, and the sunset on Everest and Ama Dablam is especially beautiful.
    Day 15: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4260 m.)
    It takes around five hours to appear to Dingboche. Leave Tengboche and the Khumbu mountains as a backdrop-and move down a rhododendron covered area to emerge to an enjoyable area. You need to pass a long Mani stone wall to enter the village of Debouche . Move your leg towards Minlinggo and leave the mountain path to cross over a suspension bridge to the left bank of the Imja Khola. Now, climb the mountain path while looking up at Ama Dablam and Kantega (6779m) as they appear on the opposite bank. Ascend the chorten-lined route, then come to a junction, the upper path passes Pangboche and a monastery, then after take the lower path to Pangboche Olin and its stone wall-enclosed potato field. Pass through the village and cross a stream to a path avoiding a rocky area to terraced hills along the riverbank. The trails climb slowly, winding above the Imjatse River , to a big Mani Stupa. From here, the walk is fairly moderate. U are leaded to Dingboche which is a beautiful patchwork of fields enclosed by stone walls defending the crops of barley, buckwheat and potatoes from the cold winds and grazing animals.
     
    Day 16: Rest day at Dingboche (4260 m.) for acclimatization
    This is a remarkable acclimatization day. There are some breathtaking views of the North face of Ama Dablam and the Lhotse-Nuptse ridge as you explore this beautiful valley that leads up to Island Peak. The walk is short with a good chance to relax in the afternoon. You have another option as you can hike up to Chhukum. From here you can enjoy the panoramic view of Island peak, Ama Dablam, Makalu , Tawoche peak and others.
     
    Day 17: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4930 m.)
    After five and half hour walk your eyes can see the picture of Lobuche. The onward journey leads north for up to 50-minutes until you come to a mani-prayer Stupa. The trail is gentle looking down to Pheriche village below. Today's walk gives you the chance to view the panoramic views of the Mt.Tawache, Ama Dablam and to the north-Pokalde (5741m) Kongma-tse (5820m) and the great wall of Nuptse. After two hours walk, the trail from Pheriche joins near Dugla (4595m) ahead of a small wooden bridge over the river of Khumbu glacier. You are stopped at Dugla, for lunch, before continuing for an hour up a steep hill to the top, where there are views of Mt. Pumori and other peaks west of Everest. After a short break, continue trekking up to Lobuche. Stay there over night.
     
    Day 18: Trek from Lobuche to Everest Base Camp via Ghorakshep
    It takes about seven hours. Trek up the valley following the rocky moraine path, where you can view freezing glacier pond and icebergs down below of Khumbu glacier. After the last rocky moraine dunes, a short downhill walk brings you to Ghorakshep, the flat field below Kala Patthar (5545m) and Mt. Pumori (7145m.). Gorakshep is the location of the original Everest Base Camp with the new camp being further up the valley. Now the trail shows the direction through rocky path and Khumbu glacier. The view of Nuptse, Lho-La and Khumbutse appear in front of you. Sometime the avalanche can be seen on the way. After a great moment, you retrace back passing through Khumbu glacier with magnificent views of Lobuche, Cholatse, Mt. Pumori and Tabuche.
     
    Day 19: Trek from Ghorakshep to Kalapathhar (5545m.) and trek to Pheriche (4243m.)
    It takes about six hours. Early morning climb to Kalapathhar (5545m.) and enjoy the view of sunrise. From Kala Patthar you can have a panoramic view of Mt. Everest and many other mountain peaks like Mt. Pumori , Mt. Lingtren , Mt. Khumbetse , Mt. Nuptse , Mt. Lhotse , Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku and many more. Pheriche is the place where one can make phone calls to any part of the world. You can see the mountain Yaks in Pheriche. Yaks are normally regarded as the porters in this area. The town of Pheriche is known as windy town. There you can see the perpendicular walls of Cholatse and Tawache. There is located Himalayan Rescue Association Aid Post and foreign volunteer doctors are to provide medical treatment to trekkers as well as local people.
     
    Day 20: Trek from Pheriche to Tengboche (3867 m.)
    It takes approximately four hours to kiss the air of Tengboche. You can enjoy a morning visit to the research centre. Then, trek back to Tengboche, an easier descent passing through rhododendron forest. It is a small village with a famous monastery offering you the splendid view of Ama Dablam, green hills and river views.
     
    Day 21: Trek from Tengboche to Namche Bazaar (3440 m)
    It takes about four and half hours to touch the land of namche bazaar. The walk from Tengboche is mostly downhill on the main busy trail with a few steep climbs for an hour from the bridge at Phungitenga, near to Shanasha. The walk to Namche is very scenic on a long winding path. In course of trek, you will visit traditional villages of Khumjung and Khunde. There is an opportunity to visit one of its monasteries, the only monastery that has a Yeti Scalp. From Khumjung village another 30 minutes� walk brings you to the village of Khunde, where you can visit the Khunde Hospital funded by Sir Edmund Hillary Trust. After Khunde, a scenic and pleasant walk brings you to Namche for the overnight.
     
    Day 22: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2886 m.)
    It takes about five hours to approach lukla from the gateway of Mount Everest, namche. The last day of your trek leads from Namche Bazaar through Monjo to Lukla. The trek is pleasant, except for few short uphill climbs and then down to the Bhote-Koshi River crossing it three times. The last uphill climb of 45 minutes will bring you to Lukla for your overnight stay.
     
    Day 23: Lukla-Katmandu by flight
    In the early morning you take off from Lukla airstrip for a spectacular mountain flight back to Kathmandu. After being met at the domestic airport terminal and transferred to your hotel, the rest of the day is free to explore this wonderful city; shopping for souvenirs, trying out the various restaurants in Thamel or simply relaxing.Overnight stay at Kathmandu Hotel
    Day 24: Rest day & shopping
    This day is leisure day for you to rest after many days trekking. You can either relax whole day or you can explore around the city. You can roam around the shopping malls or you can buy handicrafts, Thankas and other various arts and sculptures in the markets. Rest of the time you can spend the evening leisurely, perhaps catch up on some last minute shopping and celebrate dinner together with Nepali Travel staffs. Overnight at Kathmandu hotel.
    Day 25: Depart Kathmandu: farewell friends
    According to your flight schedule, it is varies on your departure time rest of day is at leisure forindependent activities of your interest until we pick you up at the hotel or we could plan some activities upon your choice if it is late hour flight and then transfer to airport for your further destination.
     

    Services Included :

    1.   Accommodation in Kathmandu on B/B as per the program

    2.   Kathmandu city tour as per the above itinerary (included tour guide, entrance fees and transportation)

    3.   All accommodation along the trekking route

    4.   Monument and national park entrance fees

    5.   All ground transportation within Nepal including to and from airport

    6.   Domestic air ticket from Lukla  Kathmandu

    7.   An experience Guide (trained by Ministry of tourism), porters (generally 1 porter for 2 person)

    8.   Trek as per the program

    9.   Nepalese staff insurance

    10.        Trekking information management system (Tims)

    11.        Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment & Surface Transfer to destination from Kathmandu for Nepali staffs

    12.        Office & Tourist service charges


    Services Excluded :

    1.   International airfare to and from Nepal
    2.   Travel insurance and domestic airfare if not listed in trekking schedule
    3.   Nepal Tourist Visa fee US$ 25 or equivalent foreign currency with multiple entries for 15 days, US$ 40 or equivalent foreign currency with multiple entries for 30 days. You may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu.
    4.   Breakfast, Lunch and dinner not mentioned in the program other than breakfast
    5.   All items of personal nature (personal clothing, hot shower, hot water, cold drinks, alcoholic beverages, telephone and laundry etc.)
    6.   Special permit fees for restricted areas
    7.   Charges for delays caused by situations beyond our control such as bad weather, natural disasters, civil unrest, and emergencies.
    8.   Personal gears & clothing (available on hire)
    9.      Tips for guide, porters & driver

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    Everest Hillary and Tenzing Trek


    The famous trek from Jiri to the basecamp of the Mount Everest is the classic trek in Nepal. This trekking to the Everest area features the culture of the Sherpas along with great views of Mt. Everest and many other Himalayan peaks. Everest Hillary and Tenzing trekking takes you through the paths trodden by Sir Edmund Hillary. Your Sherpas on the trek are the spiritual descendants of Tenzing Norgay who along with Hillary was the first team climbed up to the world's highest mountain. Everest Hillary and Tenzing trekking area lays in the Sagarmatha National Park. Sagarmatha National Park was established in 1976, which covers much of the region. This fascinating land surrounded by high mountains is a real paradise for mountaineers and trekkers.


    Trip Facts


    Group size
    None
    Trip duration
    25  days
    Maximum altitude
    5545  m
    Grade
    Easy
    Possibility
    Camping Only
    Transportation
    None
    Average walking
    6  hrs
    Season
    October to December - Feb to May




    Short Itinerary


    Day 01: Pickup from airport and transfer you to the hotel

    Day 02: half day sightseeing & final preparation

    Day 03: Katmandu-Jiri

    Day 04: Trek from Jiri to Bhandar (2190m)

    Day 05: Trek from Bhandar to Sete (2040m)

    Day 06: Trek from Sete to Lamjura pass (3530m) to Junbesi (2680 m):

    Day 07: Rest day at Junbesi (2680 m)

    Day 08: Trek from Junbesi to Nunthala (2330 m)

    Day 09: Trek from Nunthala to Bupsadanda (2300m)

    Day 10: Trek from Bupsadanda to Puiyan (2796 m)

    Day 11: Puiyan to Phakding (2610 m)

    Day 12: Trek from Phakding to Namche (3446m)

    Day 13: Rest day at Namche Bazaar (3440 m.) for acclimatization

    Day 14: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3867 m.)

    Day 15: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4260 m.)

    Day 16: Rest day at Dingboche (4260 m.) for acclimatization

    Day 17: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4930 m.)

    Day 18: Trek from Lobuche to Everest Base Camp via Ghorakshep

    Day 19: Trek from Ghorakshep to Kalapathhar (5545m.) and trek to Pheriche (4243m.)

    Day 20: Trek from Pheriche to Tengboche (3867 m.)

    Day 21: Trek from Tengboche to Namche Bazaar (3440 m)

    Day 22: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2886 m.)

    Day 23: Lukla-Katmandu by flight

    Day 24: Rest day & shopping
    Day 25: Depart Kathmandu: farewell friends

    Long Itinerary


    Day 01: Pickup from airport and transfer you to the hotel
    Our representative will welcome you at Tribhuvan International Airport, after introductory meeting transport you to hotel in Kathmandu. Our guide will explain about the program in briefly along the way to hotel. Rest of the day varies upon your arrival time; we can organize some activities if you arrived by midday or early afternoon but late afternoon and evening arrivals have a free day for individual activities.
    Day 02: half day sightseeing & final preparation
    After breakfast, start the trip to visit Kathmandu Valley with its various important religious centres; Pashupatinath (Hindu Temple), nearby along the banks of the Bagmati River. Here we see Hindu holy men (sadhus) meditating, pilgrims bathing and occasionally funeral pyres burning on the ghats, nearby Boudhanath is possibly the largest stupa in the world; Where we observe Buddhist monks in prayer in the monasteries surrounding the stupaand this is also kind of prayer centre for Tibetan school of Buddhism, Then our trip moves toward Swoyambhunath, one of the most glorious Buddhist Chaityas probably the oldest temple of Nepal, famous for its nickname as Monkey Temple. The rest of our time in Kathmandu is free for further sightseeing, exploration & final preparation for next morning to trekking. In the late afternoon your tour guide will confirm departure information for the next morning.
    Day 03: Katmandu-Jiri
    Early in the morning our journey starts from Kathmandu by bus on the Araniko highway to Lamosangu Jiri road. The journey passes through Dhulikhel where you will have an excellent panoramic view of the eastern Himalayas, including Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung and Dorjee Lakpa. The road descends to Panchkhal, then climbs over a point behind Dolalghat and follows the Sunkoshi north to Lamasangu. After passing several villages you will reach Jiri. Overnight at Hotel.
     
    Day 04: Trek from Jiri to Bhandar (2190m)
    Appearing to bhandar from jiri takes about 5 to 6 hours. The real trek starts with a climb to the top at 2370m, then drops down to Shivalaya at 1750m. From Shivalaya, you are made ascend again to Sangbadanda, Deorali Pass. From Deorali danda slide down again to Bhandar, a small Sherpa village with a Tibetan Buddhist monastery situated in terrace fields can be discover. Overnight at Hotel.
     
    Day 05: Trek from Bhandar to Sete (2040m)
    The track drops down to the Linkhu Khola, which makes us crosses the river at 1490m, then follows it to Kenja at 1570m. Then, the long ascent to the Lamjura Bhanjyang pass begins. It then gives us way to Sete village (2575m).
     
    Day 06: Trek from Sete to Lamjura pass (3530m) to Junbesi (2680 m):
    The trail passes gradually up in the course of Lamjura Pass (3530m), which is the highest point between Jiri and Namche Bazaar. Then we are made climb down passing fir and rhododendron forest and emerges after one and half hrs at Taktor. Carry on the north side of the valley before falling down to the Sherpa village of Junbesi for an overnight stop.
     
    Day 07: Rest day at Junbesi (2680 m)
    Junbesi region is well worth exploring place. Day spent here can offer a variety of alternatives. If you make your leg walk for two hours' to the north of Junbesi there is the village of Phugmochhe (3100m), where you can have a traditional Sherpa art centre. On the journey to Phugmochhe a short entertainment will allow a visit to Thubten Chhuling, a huge Tibetan Buddhist monastery about one and half hour's walk from Junbesi. On the other hand you can have relax for the whole day exploring the surroundings and overnight at Hotel.
     
    Day 08: Trek from Junbesi to Nunthala (2330 m)
    Below Junbesi the trail crosses the Junbesi Khola on a wooden bridge. Just beyond the bridge there is a trail junction. The route to Khumbu follows the left-hand trail that leads uphill. This trail turns north, descending through Salung. From the Dudhkoshi River the trail ascends to Ringmo and the Tak-Shindo Pass. There are a few shepherds' huts beside the trail, but the route is mostly hidden in dense forest. The trail crosses several picturesque streams on wooden bridges just before reaching Nunthala (Manidingma) at 2320m. Overnight stay here.
     
    Day 09: Trek from Nunthala to Bupsadanda (2300m)
    From Nunthala the climbing down continues to the Dudhkoshi River at 1480m. It makes us crosses the river to follow the other bank. Most of the trail is well clear, although it sometimes takes us through terraced fields and yards of houses. It then descends steeply through forests to a Chautara (resting place) overlooking the river. Following the river for a while through forests then we need to climb through terraces to reach the Rai village of Jubing (1667m). Climb through the village around a ridge and continue to the village of Khari Khola (2004m) and onwards up the steep hill to Bupsadanda.
     
    Day 10: Trek from Bupsadanda to Puiyan (2796 m)
    The path ascends from Bupsa to Bhumsing, (2300m). It continues to climb through a branch valley filled with thorny leaned oak and rhododendron forest, where languor monkeys may occasionally be seen. Climb down (305m) and cross the next tributary after one hour. Continue the walking on the north side of the valley to reach Puiyan (2796m) for an overnight stay.
     
    Day 11: Puiyan to Phakding (2610 m)
    The trail shows an hour vertical path to climb after Puiyan to the ridge at 2800m, followed by another ridge. The trail descends to Sukhe (Buwa) at 2293 m, situated on a tributary of the Dudhkoshi. The trail remains above the village rotating it. The village of Surkhe , at the bridge crossing the tributary below, is 2 hrs from Puiyan. The trail now leaves this tributary valley and heads more directly north towards Chaurikharka, another dispersed village. Before ascending to Chaurikharka (2713m) the main trail crosses a spectacular deep canyon with a high waterfall (2408m) which is very beautiful to see. Overnight stay at Phakding.
     
    Day 12: Trek from Phakding to Namche (3446m)
    Approximately 5 hrs duration of trek, this is a beautiful days walking through magnificent rhododendron, magnolia and fir forest. Several villages provide welcome teashops and the views of the peaks improve continuously until Namche is finally reached after a long ascent up a ridge. Namche is the main Sherpa village and the main gate of Khumbu region. We can rest here and enjoy an afternoon walking round the village.
     
    Day 13: Rest day at Namche Bazaar (3440 m.) for acclimatization
    It is a perfect place to spend a rest day for acclimatization to the high altitude before heading off towards Tengboche. For the acclimatization you walk up to Khumjung where you can visit monastery. Khumjung is densely populated by Sherpa community. You can also take pleasure in the splendid views of Everest, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Nuptse, Lhotse , Tawche and kongde. Or you can have an hour walk up to the Syangboche (3800m.) where Everest View Hotel is situated above Namche for the outstanding view of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse , Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Kusum Kangaru. .There is also good views from the National Park Centre and Museum just above the town. This museum exhibits Sherpa culture.
     
    Day 14: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3867 m.)
    It takes about five hours to reach Tengboche. You go away from the village for a climb to the top of a ridge and level mountain path that offers an excellent panorama of Thamserku, Kantega, and Kusum Kangrib. To the right there is a steep cliff that drops down to the Dudh Kosi that is weakly visible on the valley floor below. As you make your way around a branch ridge, Ama Dablam (6812m) Everest, Lhotse , Nuptse (7855m) and Tawoche (6501m) suddenly appear. After a gentle descent the mountain path ends; you will come to the fork leading to Gokyo. Now you slide down past two tea houses and through the village of Trashinga . Though you cannot see it, you can hear the Dudh Kosi and soon you descend to the river and arrive at Phunki Tenga. It is a long climb to Tengboche; the first half is especially steep. As you climb through the forested zone, the incline eases and a superb view appears. Continue climbing the mountainside slantwise until you come to the stone gate built by lamas which marks your entry into Tengboche (3867m). You may use the large plateau in front of the splendid monastery as your campsite. There are a lodge and hotel managed by the National Park Service. Tengboche is an important lookout point on this course, and the sunset on Everest and Ama Dablam is especially beautiful.
    Day 15: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4260 m.)
    It takes around five hours to appear to Dingboche. Leave Tengboche and the Khumbu mountains as a backdrop-and move down a rhododendron covered area to emerge to an enjoyable area. You need to pass a long Mani stone wall to enter the village of Debouche . Move your leg towards Minlinggo and leave the mountain path to cross over a suspension bridge to the left bank of the Imja Khola. Now, climb the mountain path while looking up at Ama Dablam and Kantega (6779m) as they appear on the opposite bank. Ascend the chorten-lined route, then come to a junction, the upper path passes Pangboche and a monastery, then after take the lower path to Pangboche Olin and its stone wall-enclosed potato field. Pass through the village and cross a stream to a path avoiding a rocky area to terraced hills along the riverbank. The trails climb slowly, winding above the Imjatse River , to a big Mani Stupa. From here, the walk is fairly moderate. U are leaded to Dingboche which is a beautiful patchwork of fields enclosed by stone walls defending the crops of barley, buckwheat and potatoes from the cold winds and grazing animals.
     
    Day 16: Rest day at Dingboche (4260 m.) for acclimatization
    This is a remarkable acclimatization day. There are some breathtaking views of the North face of Ama Dablam and the Lhotse-Nuptse ridge as you explore this beautiful valley that leads up to Island Peak. The walk is short with a good chance to relax in the afternoon. You have another option as you can hike up to Chhukum. From here you can enjoy the panoramic view of Island peak, Ama Dablam, Makalu , Tawoche peak and others.
     
    Day 17: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4930 m.)
    After five and half hour walk your eyes can see the picture of Lobuche. The onward journey leads north for up to 50-minutes until you come to a mani-prayer Stupa. The trail is gentle looking down to Pheriche village below. Today's walk gives you the chance to view the panoramic views of the Mt.Tawache, Ama Dablam and to the north-Pokalde (5741m) Kongma-tse (5820m) and the great wall of Nuptse. After two hours walk, the trail from Pheriche joins near Dugla (4595m) ahead of a small wooden bridge over the river of Khumbu glacier. You are stopped at Dugla, for lunch, before continuing for an hour up a steep hill to the top, where there are views of Mt. Pumori and other peaks west of Everest. After a short break, continue trekking up to Lobuche. Stay there over night.
     
    Day 18: Trek from Lobuche to Everest Base Camp via Ghorakshep
    It takes about seven hours. Trek up the valley following the rocky moraine path, where you can view freezing glacier pond and icebergs down below of Khumbu glacier. After the last rocky moraine dunes, a short downhill walk brings you to Ghorakshep, the flat field below Kala Patthar (5545m) and Mt. Pumori (7145m.). Gorakshep is the location of the original Everest Base Camp with the new camp being further up the valley. Now the trail shows the direction through rocky path and Khumbu glacier. The view of Nuptse, Lho-La and Khumbutse appear in front of you. Sometime the avalanche can be seen on the way. After a great moment, you retrace back passing through Khumbu glacier with magnificent views of Lobuche, Cholatse, Mt. Pumori and Tabuche.
     
    Day 19: Trek from Ghorakshep to Kalapathhar (5545m.) and trek to Pheriche (4243m.)
    It takes about six hours. Early morning climb to Kalapathhar (5545m.) and enjoy the view of sunrise. From Kala Patthar you can have a panoramic view of Mt. Everest and many other mountain peaks like Mt. Pumori , Mt. Lingtren , Mt. Khumbetse , Mt. Nuptse , Mt. Lhotse , Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku and many more. Pheriche is the place where one can make phone calls to any part of the world. You can see the mountain Yaks in Pheriche. Yaks are normally regarded as the porters in this area. The town of Pheriche is known as windy town. There you can see the perpendicular walls of Cholatse and Tawache. There is located Himalayan Rescue Association Aid Post and foreign volunteer doctors are to provide medical treatment to trekkers as well as local people.
     
    Day 20: Trek from Pheriche to Tengboche (3867 m.)
    It takes approximately four hours to kiss the air of Tengboche. You can enjoy a morning visit to the research centre. Then, trek back to Tengboche, an easier descent passing through rhododendron forest. It is a small village with a famous monastery offering you the splendid view of Ama Dablam, green hills and river views.
     
    Day 21: Trek from Tengboche to Namche Bazaar (3440 m)
    It takes about four and half hours to touch the land of namche bazaar. The walk from Tengboche is mostly downhill on the main busy trail with a few steep climbs for an hour from the bridge at Phungitenga, near to Shanasha. The walk to Namche is very scenic on a long winding path. In course of trek, you will visit traditional villages of Khumjung and Khunde. There is an opportunity to visit one of its monasteries, the only monastery that has a Yeti Scalp. From Khumjung village another 30 minutes� walk brings you to the village of Khunde, where you can visit the Khunde Hospital funded by Sir Edmund Hillary Trust. After Khunde, a scenic and pleasant walk brings you to Namche for the overnight.
     
    Day 22: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2886 m.)
    It takes about five hours to approach lukla from the gateway of Mount Everest, namche. The last day of your trek leads from Namche Bazaar through Monjo to Lukla. The trek is pleasant, except for few short uphill climbs and then down to the Bhote-Koshi River crossing it three times. The last uphill climb of 45 minutes will bring you to Lukla for your overnight stay.
     
    Day 23: Lukla-Katmandu by flight
    In the early morning you take off from Lukla airstrip for a spectacular mountain flight back to Kathmandu. After being met at the domestic airport terminal and transferred to your hotel, the rest of the day is free to explore this wonderful city; shopping for souvenirs, trying out the various restaurants in Thamel or simply relaxing.Overnight stay at Kathmandu Hotel
    Day 24: Rest day & shopping
    This day is leisure day for you to rest after many days trekking. You can either relax whole day or you can explore around the city. You can roam around the shopping malls or you can buy handicrafts, Thankas and other various arts and sculptures in the markets. Rest of the time you can spend the evening leisurely, perhaps catch up on some last minute shopping and celebrate dinner together with Nepali Travel staffs. Overnight at Kathmandu hotel.
    Day 25: Depart Kathmandu: farewell friends
    According to your flight schedule, it is varies on your departure time rest of day is at leisure forindependent activities of your interest until we pick you up at the hotel or we could plan some activities upon your choice if it is late hour flight and then transfer to airport for your further destination.
     

    Services Included :

    1.   Accommodation in Kathmandu on B/B as per the program

    2.   Kathmandu city tour as per the above itinerary (included tour guide, entrance fees and transportation)

    3.   All accommodation along the trekking route

    4.   Monument and national park entrance fees

    5.   All ground transportation within Nepal including to and from airport

    6.   Domestic air ticket from Lukla  Kathmandu

    7.   An experience Guide (trained by Ministry of tourism), porters (generally 1 porter for 2 person)

    8.   Trek as per the program

    9.   Nepalese staff insurance

    10.        Trekking information management system (Tims)

    11.        Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment & Surface Transfer to destination from Kathmandu for Nepali staffs

    12.        Office & Tourist service charges


    Services Excluded :

    1.   International airfare to and from Nepal
    2.   Travel insurance and domestic airfare if not listed in trekking schedule
    3.   Nepal Tourist Visa fee US$ 25 or equivalent foreign currency with multiple entries for 15 days, US$ 40 or equivalent foreign currency with multiple entries for 30 days. You may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu.
    4.   Breakfast, Lunch and dinner not mentioned in the program other than breakfast
    5.   All items of personal nature (personal clothing, hot shower, hot water, cold drinks, alcoholic beverages, telephone and laundry etc.)
    6.   Special permit fees for restricted areas
    7.   Charges for delays caused by situations beyond our control such as bad weather, natural disasters, civil unrest, and emergencies.
    8.   Personal gears & clothing (available on hire)
    9.      Tips for guide, porters & driver



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Everest Hillary and Tenzing Trek

Trip Facts

Group size
None
Trip duration
25  days
Maximum altitude
5545  m
Grade
Easy
Possibility
Camping Only
Transportation
None
Average walking
6  hrs
Season
October to December - Feb to May