Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival (1310m), Transfer to Hotel (B.B.)
Once you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, you will proceed through custom and visa formalities and then representative from Himalayan Nepal Trek Pvt. Ltd. will receive you. You will be transferred to the luxurious hotel in Kathmandu with Bed and Breakfast plan. You will get briefing regarding your trek package and then enjoy the delicious meal before spending your night in a hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing
Early in the morning, you will be provided with half day Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour during which you will visit UNESCO enlisted cultural heritage sites of Pashupatinath and Bouddhanath including the holy Narayanthan Temple which is also known as Budhanilkantha Temple. Located in a tranquil atmosphere, you can witness the giant form of Lord Vishnu reclining in a snake bed at the middle of lake in Budhanilkantha.
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Salleri
It takes 8 hrs of drive to reach Salleri from Kathmandu. Drive through the newly constructed road by enjoying the views of river, jungle, rustic villages and terraces. Cross the bridge at Sunkoshi River drive through Okhaldhunga. The route offers views of Dudhkunda, Everest and other mountains. Reach Salleri for overnight stay.
Day 04: Trek from Salleri to Basa
Trek begins from the Sherpa village of Salleri. Walk through Serga to Ghumne Mera. Cross Mera and lower down to the Mauri Khola. Crossing the river, follow the ascending trail to Basa.
Day 05: Rest day in Basa
It would be wise to take a day of rest at Basa. Side trip can be arranged to nearby monastery.
Day 06: Basa to Kharikhola (2040m)
Enjoy the scenic view of Salleri. Move further to a ridge and get views of Lukla and Nunthala valley. Lower down through the forest to Nunthala village and descend to Dudhkoshi River. Cross the river and reach Jubing. 2 hrs of walk from Jubing will take us to Kharikhola.
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Day 07: Kharikhola to Paiya (2730m) via Kare La Pass (3145m)
Once we cross kharikhola, we will follow the escalating path to reach kharte (2575m). We will move through the dispersed settlement at Ramite to arrive at kharitham (2990m). Moving further, we will cross Kare La Pass and lower down for couple of hours to reach Paiya where we will stay overnight.
Day 08: Paiya to Ghat (2592m)
Descend to Dudh koshi River by traversing the Surkya. Cross the river and follow the escalating path over northern ridge to arrive at Muse. Move further to arrive at Chauri kharka where we can see cattle grazing peacefully over a pastureland. Arrive at Ghat for overnight stay.
Day 09: Ghat to Namche (3440m)
It takes about 2hrs of walking to reach Phakding from Ghat. Once we reach Phakding, we will proceed through forest of rhododendron and arrive at Monjo. Gate to Everest National Park exists in Monjo. Walking further, we will cross Benkar and lower down through Army Camp to Namche. Namche is a major trade center and gateway to Everest region.
Sleeping and meals
Day 10: Acclimatization at Namche (3440m)
A day of rest will be taken at Namche so as to get acclimatized with the increased altitude. Drinking water and eating fresh fruits help in acclimatization. We can explore Namche Market or visit nearby Khunde or Khumjung village. Namche offers close-up view of Thamserku Mountain.
Day 11: Namche to Tengboche (3860m)
Take the uphill path to reach at a vantage point which gives scenic view of Dudhkoshi river valley in the east. Couple of hours of walk from the point will take us to Sanasha. The trail parts for Khumjung and Gokyo valley from Sanasha. Cross the suspension bridge over Dudhkoshi River and move further to Tengboche.
Day 12: Tengboche to Dingboche (4410m)
Get close-up views of Everest, Lohtse and Nuptse from Tengboche. Visit Solukhumbu’s largest Tengboche monastery and receive blessing from Lamas. Lower down from forest to Dudhkoshi River and reach Pengboche village. Pass through Somare and cross Pheriche pass (4400m) to reach Pheriche. Walking further, reach Dingboche for overnight stay.
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Day 13: Dingboche to Lobuche (4910m)
Early in the morning, we will follow the escalating path through forest to arrive at bridge. Pass through few tea houses to reach view point. Couple of hours of walk from the view point will take us to Lobouche where we will stay overnight.
Day 14: Lobuche to Goraksep (5140m)
Move through Khumbu glacier and get views of Pumori, Khumutse and Nuptse Mountains. Pass through Thangma Riju to Changri Glacier. We can get first view of Kala Patthar from Glacier. Continuing further, we will arrive at Everest Base Camp. The camp site offers views of Nuptse, Khumbutse and Pumori Mountains. Return to Gorakshep for overnight stay.
Day 15: Gorakshep to Kalapattar to Lobuche
We will start our trek early in the morning as we do not want to miss sunrise view from Kalapattar. Kalapattar is the best viewpoint of Nepal. From Kalapattar, retrace the route back to Lobuche via Gorakshep.
Day 19: Gokyo to Machhermo (4470m)
Gokyo Ri is one of the three best view points in Everest. Climb Gokyo Ri and get views of Kusum Kanguru Peak, Gyangchung Kang Peak, Everest, Kantega Peak, Makalu, Changtse, Pumori, Lhotse, Nuptse and other mountains. Descend to Gokyo and reach Machhermo.
Day 20: Machhermo to Dole (4110m)
Visit Machhermo Monastery and view the skull of Yeti. Traverse the juniper woods and arrive at Dole where we will stay overnight.
Day 21: Dole to Namche (3440m)
Leaving Dole, we will pass through dispersed settlements at Phortse Thanga and Shanasa to reach Namche Bazaar. It takes about 6hrs of trek to reach Namche from Dole.