You will be warm welcome by our airport representative and escort to your hotel. Stay Overnight at hotel Kathmandu.
Full day Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour and Trek Preparation After breakfast you will have a full day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu City: 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’s 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 sites with 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: 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. Patan City: Located about 5 km south of Kathmandu in Kathmandu Valley, Patan is one of the three cities in the Kathmandu Valley. The city of an old tradition, arts, and handicrafts is the most popular sightseeing destination around 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.
Kathmandu fly to Lukla then trek to Phakding (2,652m/8,700ft): 3 to 4 hours trek A thrilling scenic flight to Lukla and a landing on a steep mountain runway brings us to the start of our trek at the village of Lukla [2850m]. After meeting the supporting crew, we head up the Dudh Kosi Valley on a well-marked trail and then stay overnight in Phakding. Stay Overnight at Local Guest Houses.
Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,280 ft): 5 to 6 hrs trek Today, the trail moves along the Dudh Koshi once more. While hiking up, you will be amazed at the Himalayan Pine, Cedar, and Deodar forests. Go through the entrance of the Sagarmatha National Park at the Monjo Village and start an uphill climb to the Namche Bazaar. The Bazaar is the major tourist hub of the Khumbu Region. Along the way, you will get the first glimpses of Mt. Everest, Kusum Kanguru, and Thamserku peaks. If you are an art lover, you should visit Benkar Village. The village is famous for its Thangkas of Buddhist deities. Also, explore the Granite stones carved with Tibetan chanting along Jorsalle. Stay Overnight at Local Guest Houses.
Namche Bazaar: Rest day Namche is a great place to acclimatize. The sights around Namche are spectacular and beautiful. After breakfast, you can visit the Syangboche Airstrip that lies on a hill above the town. From here, you can get a panoramic view of Namche and can see amazing sights of the Himalayas as well. Further from Namche lies the Everest View Hotel. The hotel is the highest located hotel in the world and provides a view of Mount Everest and many other Himalayan peaks from all of its windows. Back at Namche, you can visit the Everest Photo Gallery and the Sherpa Culture Museum as well. Stay Overnight at Local Guest Houses.
Namche to Dole (4038m/13247ft.) We are now approaching 4500m, so we will stay at Machermo for an extra day. Today is a spectacular day in terms of scenery as we follow the main trail north out of Namche. A short climb to a crest reveals a wonderful view towards Everest and Lhotse. We follow this main trail for a while longer, passing many traders selling Tibetan handicrafts, to a crossroads high above the Dudh Kosi. The trail to Everest drops down the hill but we turn off here and climb to cross the Mon La before reaching Phortse Tenga. From Phortse Tenga, the trail climbs steeply to Dole, through rhododendron and birch forest festooned with hanging mosses and lichens. Stay Overnight at Local Guest Houses.
Dole to Machermo (4400m/15416ft.) From Dole, you climb steadily along the side of the valley, where small and thorny bushes give way to scrub juniper as the altitude increases. The trail passes many summer settlements. Ahead of you presents majestic views of Cho Oyu, while back down the valley are the peaks of Kantega and Thamserku. This is a short day and you will arrive at Machhermo in time for lunch. Stay Overnight at Local Guest Houses.
Machermo to Gokyo (4700m/15416ft.) Our day is fairly easy today with a gradual climb to Gokyo. The landscape here becomes quite barren and the valley narrows through a boulder field as it climbs up the terminal moraine where we reach the first lake. The second lake follows soon after and is larger with turquoise water sparkling in the sun. On reaching the third lake we are also at the small hamlet of Gokyo located beside the lake. Stay Overnight at Local Guest Houses.
Hike to Gokyo Ri and get back to Gokyo Early in the morning, we have a steep climb up to the top of Gokyo Ri at an elevation of 5,483m. There are ample rewards for those who attempt this trip – you get stunning views of the supper Gokyo valley, the massive Ngozumpa Glacier and an incredible panoramic view of the whole Khumbu Himalayas, including the giants Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, Cho-Oyu and Gychung Kang. Stay Overnight at Local Guest Houses.
Gokyo to Dole (4200m/13776ft.) Retrace the trail back to Dole. Stay Overnight at Local Guest Houses.
Dole to Namche (3440m/11280ft. Retrace the trail back to Namche. Stay Overnight at Local Guest Houses.
Trek to Lukla [2,840m/9,315ft]: 6 to 7 hrs trek Retrace trail back to Lukla. Stay Overnight at Local Guest Houses.
Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu. A 30-minute flight back to Kathmandu from Lukla ends the trekking part of the journey. You can revel in the changing sights of the landscapes one last time while on the flight. After landing at Kathmandu airport, you will be transferred to the Hotel. Stay Overnight at hotel Kathmandu.
Farewell Friend Early morning after breakfast, you will transfer to Tribhuvan International Airport for your Final departure towards your country.