- Exciting mountain flight Kathmandu / Lukla
- Namche Bazaar gate way of Mt. Everest
- Sherpa culture and lifestyle in Khumjung
- Stunning panoramic views of Mt. Everest and other great mountains from Syangboche
- Short trek with incredible view of world highest mountains
At a glance
Since the first expeditions to Everest Nepalese side in the 1950s, the Everest region has created a popularity for trekkers and climbers. It is one of the favorite destinations for trekkers. This trek is also known as Luxury treks because it is possible to trek in the Khumbu region where there are comfortable lodges with all the modern conveniences of a proper hotel. In this place, you can see the magnificent panorama of the Himalayas. Also,kongde luxury trek is a unique trek in the Everest region of Nepal and is aperfect option for those who are interested in exploring Everest in a shorttime. This trek offers you a panoramic ridgeline along with breathtaking views of Everest, Lhotse, and Ama Dablam. The ways to Kongde and Farak Ri pass through the beautiful and exotic Sherpa town of Namche Bazaar. In addition, traverse along with rhododendron forest feels pleasant cross high suspension bridges and revel in the beauty of Everest and some other dramatic mountains in the world. Here in this place, you will experience the constant backdrop of the majestic mountains, prayer flags, and chortens. Besides, the beautiful people in the Everest region bestow warm and pleasant hospitality.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
After breakfast at your hotel, you may be picked up by using an English-speaking information for a full-day tour of the Kathmandu Valley, travelling three sacred sites: Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath, and Patan Durbar Square. This day matches pretty a bit in — useful for maximizing your time in Kathmandu — however does not overload you with too many sites. You can spend as a whole lot time as you like at every temple (this is a personal tour simply for you), even though most humans have a tendency to spend an hour. For lunch, you will end at one of our endorsed neighborhood restaurants. Return to your lodge in Kathmandu in the late afternoon and meet your trekking information who will go over small print for tomorrow’s adventure.
Day 02: Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding
After breakfast, you will fly to Lukla (a 30-minute jaunt) and land on the steep mountain runway that brings you to the begin of your trek. The flight takes you between mountains and thru valleys, with magnificent views of the Himalaya on clear days. Your first day on the path is deliberately easy, enabling you to get used to the greater elevation. Today you will trek a brief distance via neighborhood villages the place you will probably stumble upon fellow trekkers, locals, and yaks with their tinkling bells. Continue thru the Dudh Koshi Valley on a well-marked path and remain in a single day in Phakding.
Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar
After breakfast in Phakding, you may begin a constant and steep incline toward Namche. This is a difficult day as you may begin to experience the altitude. The route additionally consists of crossing a quantity of marvelous excessive suspension bridges over the Dudh Kosi River.Just past the village of Monjo is the entrance to the Sagarmatha National Park, which was once set up to guard and retain the fragile mountain surroundings (your information will cowl your allow expenses here). The path receives steeper alongside the way, and if the climate is clear, you will get the first glimpses of Mount Everest. After a steep 45-60 minute climb, you will arrive at the Sherpa capital of Namche Bazaar.Namche is a top notch region to inventory up on materials as there are severa small retail outlets promoting snacks and trekking gear, as properly as eating places and bars. If you are right here on a weekend, test out the Saturday market—a assembly region for the Hindu merchants from the lowlands and the Tibetan yak caravans that have crossed the glaciated Nangpa La. Close to your inn is the internationally regarded Museum of Sherpa Culture and the usual villages of Kunde and Khumjung are a rather endorsed half-day excursion. The area of your hotel is superb, imparting a bird’s eye view over Namche and throughout the valley to the serrated ridges of the Kongde range, whilst the surprising top of Thamserku (21,729 toes / 6,623 m) rises as a backdrop. Just a brief stroll away is a traditional view of Ama Dablam (an tremendously stunning mountain), Lhotse and Everest. This is an perfect vicinity to spend the day, acclimatizing to the new altitude. Tonight you can loosen up in your luxurious lodging and revel in the creature comforts you would leave out out on if you had been staying rather in a rustic teahouse.
Day 04: Trek to Thame
After breakfast at your luxurious lodge, you begin the day with a two to three hour stroll thru a wooded area of spruce, juniper and pine to the village of Thamo. You’ll without delay word that this route is the avenue much less traveled with the aid of different trekkers; however, it is an necessary path that leads all the way to Tibet with the aid of the Nangpa La on the shoulder of Cho Oyu. It is additionally the historic route that the Sherpas traversed when they migrated from japanese Tibet 800 years ago. You’ll cease for lunch in Thamo, domestic to Ang Rita Sherpa, who holds the report for scaling Mt. Everest ten instances except oxygen. After lunch, you will proceed trekking for some other two hours till you attain a deep gorge the place the Bhote Koshi River thunders thru a slim defile. You’ll pass the water thanks to a sturdy bridge spanning the gorge and will head to cutting-edge remaining destination: Thame (12,467 ft / 3,800 m). Thame is an essential village and has traditionally been the domestic of many well-known mountaineers, which include Tensing Norgay, the first man to attain the summit of Everest alongside with Sir Edmund Hillary. Apa Sherpa, who has reached the summit at least 18 times, additionally lives right here now. The picturesque village has a wonderful 16th-century Nyingmapa gompa (monastery) constructed through Lama Rolwa Dorje.
Day 05: Trek to Kongde
Now that you are warmed up and properly acclimatized, get geared up to handle two more challenging trekking days. The hikes are really worth it, as you may be rewarded with clearly awesome Himalayan panoramas. You’ll begin nowadays descending the terrain for round 30 minutes, after which you may observe a path on the south facet of the Bhote Kosi River and thru the tiny village of Pare. You then climb steadily thru lovely rhododendron, pine, and bamboo wooded area to the glacier of Kongde Peak, the place you have amazing views of Everest, Lhotse and Ama Dablam. This is a very new trail, constructed particularly for the Yeti Mountain Home Lodge, so you are not likely to see different trekkers sharing your route. Although the path is nicely built, it does go some very steep ground, such as one brief area the place you may use cables as handrails to shield your progress.
Day 06: Accommodation day at Kongde
Today you can pick to sleep in, rest, and loosen up in Kongde. Or if you are stimulated to are looking for out greater outstanding views, you can pick out an optionally available day hike to Farak Ri. If the tour is calling your name, you will have an early wake-up name and breakfast so you can head out and trap the pleasant morning views. Expect to take 2-3 hours to summit the peak; as soon as there, you may be greeted with a panoramic view of the complete Khumbu Valley, which includes 4 of the very best peaks in the world (Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, and Cho Oyu). When you return to Kongde, you will revel in a delicious, leisurely lunch on the exceptional terrace as you seem out over Namche and Khumjung village.
Day 07: Trek back to Phakding
You’ll prefer to get out your trekking poles these days for a steep, but picturesque descent today. You’ll be navigating down from your excessive perch above the Dudh Kosi river to Phakding, taking your time on the path so you can discover a range of small Sherpa settlements alongside the way. This route is unique, as the settlements are simply off the important path and the Sherpa right here do not typically see trekkers. You’ll sooner or later make your way to the Everest Trail then will proceed to state-of-the-art destination: the village of Phakding, nestled in the mountains.
Day 08: Trek to Lukla
On the closing day of your trek, you will revel in a leisurely begin earlier than your closing brief stage to Lukla. If you be mindful returned to your first day on the trail, you may recall that your method to Lukla used to be downhill; however, in trekking, what goes down ought to come up! Keep this in thought as you hike so you will have the verve to address the closing forty minutes to crest the ridge on which Lukla Airstrip used to be built.After, you will check-in at your lodge for your remaining night time in Khumbu. Relax and have fun your victory on the trail!
Day 09: Final Departure at Kathmandu
After breakfast in Lukla, you may take an early morning flight lower back to Kathmandu.Upon arrival, you may be transferred to your resort and will be capable to experience the relaxation of the afternoon and night at your leisure. Explore Kathmandu’s streets on foot, bicycle, or rickshaw, possibly buying for souvenirs or seeing something you may additionally have neglected at the establishing of your trip. Other thoughts encompass moneymaking your muscle groups after the trek with a rub down provider at Seeing Hands (services are provided by way of the visually impaired), or the greater upscale Kinjalla Spa. You can additionally take an early night yoga classification at Pranamaya Yoga, with two places (Thamel and Patan). In the evening, it’s time to say farewell to Nepal. A driver will be ready for you at your resort to take you to the airport for your return flight home. It’s great to be at the airport at least two hours prior to departure.
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