Kathmandu Arrival and Transfer to Hotel
On your arrival day, the representative from Visit Mount Treks and Tours will welcome you and then you shall be transferred Hotel in Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel of Kathmandu
Full day sightseeing in Kathmandu
On the very first day, we will visit four different UNESCO World Heritage places in Kathmandu such as Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Swoyambhunath Temple
Fly to Lukla to Phakding
Our trip begins from the domestic terminal of TIA taking the very early morning flight to Lukla. In about 40 minutes of time, we will find ourselves at Tenzing-Hillary Airport, Lukla which is one of the most beautiful and thrilling air routes in the world terminating in a land on a hillside surrounded by high mountains. And then we will start following the trail towards Phakding along the beautiful Sherpa valleys.
Trek to Namche
We will head towards Namche following Dudh Koshi River. we will enjoy the beautiful view of the radiant Mt. Thamserku (6608m) on our right, also experience the serenity of pine, fir and juniper forests throughout our journey. We may even catch a glimpse of Mt. Everest peeking over the Lhotse - Nuptse ridge when the days are open and clear. After making through several suspension bridges we have a straight upward climbing trail which holds closes to Namche Bazaar.
Acclimatization Day at Namche
We will spend a day in Namche Bazar to alleviate our tired and exhausted muscle. We will make a short distance hike to the way of the museum which is celebrated for the exhibition of the traditional culture of Sherpa people. After that, we will also hike up to the Syangboche Airport which lies closer to the Everest View Hotel where we can observe the views of the Himalayas with an astonishing sunrise and sunset over the panorama of Khumbu peaks. Namche is a colourful village which includes interesting and exhilarating shops and vendors, fabulous food, and stunning views of mountains.
Trek to Phortse
As we climb sharply out of valley passing through the rhododendron forest, we will see juniper and large conifers according to the altitude being increased which makes the trekking very much perfect in springtime. We will observe Khumbu La and Twache throughout the day.
Trek to Machherma via Dole
On this day we will be climbing steadily along the side of the valley. The trail takes us through many summer settlements, which are used when yaks are taken to these pastures to graze in the summer months. In front of us are excellent views of Cho Oyu, while behind us down the valley are the peaks of Kantega and Thamserku.
Trek to Gokyo
The trek of today will take us to a very picturesque path to Pangka and then to the River that flows down the west side of the Ngozumpa Glacier. Then WE will climb a steep rocky inclined into the valley by the side of the glacier, passing the first of the holy lakes. And we soon follow the second and third lake respectively. The final lake is known as Dudh Pokhari and on its eastern beach is the settlement of Gokyo.
Exploration around Gokyo
Gokyo is situated by the side of the famous glacier Ngozumpa. Besides taking rest on this day we may take a hike to Gokyo Ri to observe the best view of the whole 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. Or we can also take a short walk around Gokyo valley and circle around the glacier
Back to Dole
On the tenth day, we will follow back to the descending trail to Dole again.
Trek to Namche
From Dole we will start descending steeply to Phortse Tenga passing through rhododendron forests then the path immediately ascends steeply to Mongla Danda (4000m) and to Kyanjoma (3500m). Finally, we will reach to Namche following small ups and down the trail.
Trek Back to Lukla
On our final day, we will trek down toward the Hillary Suspension Bridge and then pass through several local villages. And finally, we will reach to Lukla. Overnight here.
Fly Back to Kathmandu
We take a flight back to Kathmandu early in the morning and then reaching to Kathmandu we can either set a day as a rest day or souvenir as a shopping day.
On this day, you shall be transferred to the International Airport at least 3 hours before your flight for final goodbyes by a representative of Visit Mount Treks and Tours.