Namaste! Welcome to Nepal. Let the architecture and ancient crafts amuse you. The Kathmandu Valley is also called the city of temples because of its collection of historically important temples. Start your meeting with a meeting. The meeting will brief you all about the trekking itinerary. Prove your paperwork and details in case of any issues. After the meeting, you can stroll around the city for its exploration.
Kathmandu Durbar Square:
Situated at the heart of the city, Kathmandu Durbar Square is one of the most popular places to visit. The old king’s palace, museum, Kal Bhairav biggest statue, the temple of living goddess Kumari are the major attractions to visit within Kathmandu Durbar Square. It is also one of the UNESCO Cultural World Heritage Site and popular historical site with the traditional architecture. Kathmandu Durbar Square is a cluster of ancient temples, palaces, courtyards and streets that date back to the 12th and 18th centuries. The square is known to be the social, religious and urban focal point of the Capital City.
Swayambhunath Stupa is an ancient religious and cultural complex perched atop a hill on the western edge of Kathmandu Valley. It is the ancient holy shrine consisting of Chaityas, temples, painted images of deities and religious places. It is also known as the Monkey Temple as there are large tribes of moving monkeys. On the Stupa there is a big pair of eyes on each of the 4 sides which represent wisdom and compassion. The name Swayambhu, mean Self-Created or Self-Existent and come from an old history from Swayambhu Purana. An important pilgrimage site for Hindus and Buddhists, Swayambhunath Stupa is UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Located about 5 km south of Kathmandu in Kathmandu Valley, Patan is one of the three cities in the Kathmandu Valley. The city of old tradition, arts and handicrafts, is the most popular sightseeing destination around the Kathmandu. Also known as Lalitpur city, Krishna Temple, Mahaboudha, Kumbheswor, Jagat Narayan Temple, Hiranya Varna Mahavihar and the Ashokan stupas are the main attractions to visit within the city.
Stay Overnight at hotel Kathmandu.
After breakfast early in the morning, take a one-hour flight to Eastern Nepal. The flight will take you to the Tenzing and Hilary Airport at Lukla. Enjoy the flight. The last part of the flight is a little scary as the National Geographic channel ranked this airport as one of the most dangerous airports in the whole world. The flight has first views of the Mahalangur Mountain Range. From Lukla, it’s an easy walk uphill to Phakding. Enjoy the views of Dudh Koshi along the way.
Start your second hiking day with a scenic sunrise. The walk to the village is peaceful but, the ascent uphill will tire you out. Enter the Sagarmatha National Park via the Monjo Village. Keep ascending uphill until you get to the Namche Bazaar. The Bazaar is a Sherpa community and is used as a trading destination by the Sherpas since long back. Enjoy the views of the Everest Massif.
A rest to acclimatize to the changing climatic condition and altitude is a must for any trekker trekking to high elevated regions. So, today, just trek uphill along the hillside to get to the Everest Viewpoint. The viewpoint is one of the most scenic vantage points on the Eastern Himalayas. Enjoy the views of the Thamserku, Everest, Amadablam, and such high peaks. For lunch, get back to the Bazaar and then, spend the remainder of your day, strolling around the village.
Start your day with a delicious meal. Leave the Namche Bazaar and hike further uphill to reach villages on the banks of the Dudh Koshi River. First, get to the Kenjuma Village with great views of the Amadablam peak. Then, arrive at Phunki Thanga before getting to Deboche. Enjoy the views of the Tengboche Monastery along the way. Soak in the architecture of the ancient structure of the Tengboche Monastery.
Today, a visit to the last village before our destination. Hike uphill to get to Pangboche. The village has views of the Everest, Thamserku, Amadablam, Kangtega and such other peaks. Enjoy the rustling sounds of the Imja Tse River. Follow the river to get to Periche. Sleep early for the big day tomorrow.
Begin your trek early as we track to track to the village of Pangboche. Cross the Dudh Koshi River to climb up to the Amadablam Base Camp. Enjoy the open land at the foothill of the most beautiful peak of Nepal. Get to know why the peak is called as the most beautiful peak of Nepal. Enjoy the views and get back to the Periche Village.
After all of your hiking to the base of the beautiful peak, you will once again descend down from Periche to the Namche Bazaar. The descent is quite steep but, lovely views make the day more than good. Track your footsteps back to the Namche Bazaar.
The same itinerary as the previous day. Follow your steps back through the villages of Monjo and Phakding to make it to Lukla. The hike is easy as it has most of the downhill climbs and flat plains. Enjoy the views of the Mahalangur Massif as long as you stay here.
The last day at the Everest Region. An early day as we will board the plane for a short flight to the Kathmandu Valley. Stroll around the Lukla village for memoirs and souvenirs. After our arrival, we will guide you to the hotel room and that’s all for this trip.