- Kongma La Pass (5,535 m)
- Cho La Pass (5420 m)
- Renjo La Pass (5,340 m).
Below is an existing itinerary; this is a standard itinerary of ours, but you can customize the itinerary to meet your specific needs. You can prepare the itinerary that is going to work best for you. Your itinerary should be based on your interest. You can make your itinerary unique by adding fun to it. Travel Max Guide gives the topmost value to your customized itinerary because it has experienced trekking guides to make itinerary better as well as make it easier for you to travel and have a good time in Nepal.
Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport at your best time; we love to wait for you. Don’t worry if you are going to arrive there at night; we will come to pick you up. You will be greeted by our representatives and taken to a hotel. There are no activities today; you can relax at your hotel. Thamel is open till midnight; this is the place where your hotel is located. You will find it lively.
Today, you will visit three UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and these are Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath Stupa, and Kathmandu Durbar Square. The first one is a Hindu Temple, the second is a Buddhist Stupa, and the last one is a palace as well as a museum. After the tour, you will head to your hotel. Private transportation will be provided as well as a city guide.
You know today is the first day of your trekking, and you are excited because you are heading to Everest Base Camp. Lukla will put something new in your brain because you have never landed in such an airport before in your life. After landing, you will be relieved, and as you head to Phakding, you will come across a village called Chaurikharka, this is a popular village, and then you descend to Dudh Kosi Ghat. The length of today’s trek is short compare to the other following days. One of the main highlights of Phakding is Rimishung Monastery.
You will trek by the Dudh Kosi River, and this is one of the Kosis, actually, there are seven Kosi Rivers; two of them are Tama Kosi and Soon Kosi. As you are trekking, you are also in the region where there are natural beauties, such as hills and mountains. There are suspension bridges to be crossed, and one of the famous bridges is the Hillary Suspension Bridge. You will be trekking in Sagarmatha National Park where there are check-post and dense forest. You will see Mount Everest, and you will reach Namche Bazaar, the largest Sherpa village of Nepal.
Today, you have to acclimatize because tomorrow, you are ascending to a higher altitude. Acclimatization means exploring Namche and its surrounding places, not staying in a hotel room. Hike to Hillary School, also hike to Khunde and Khumjung. Visit the museum to know the culture and traditions of the Sherpa people, including their lifestyles. Visit Syangboche airport and hike up to Everest View Hotel to see Mount Everest.
Tengboche is a village; Tengboche is a viewpoint because you will see the fine view of Mount Everest. Others that you see are Nuptse, Lhotse, and Ama Dablam. You also see them as you head to Tengboche from the uphill and downhill trekking trails. You will sweat as you walk on these trails, and you might see rare species like Musk Deer, Pheasant, and Himalayan Thar. There is an alpine forest to be crossed, and later, you will reach a village called Phunki Thanga. Steep trekking trail takes you to Tengboche; this is where you have to walk and should be looked at it as a final trail.
The most famous village that you reach today is Pangboche which lies on the way to Dingboche. Other things that lie on the way are Chortens, mani walls, and small villages. It is said that you will see the most fantastic view of Ama Dablam, the world’s most beautiful mountain. Following the trekking trail, you will reach Imja Valley; the trekking trail walks by the Lobuche River. Walk uphill and downhill. The locals of Dingboche grow barley, buckwheat, and potatoes, and the fields where they are grown are surrounded by stone walls.
Today, you have to acclimatize because tomorrow, you are ascending to a higher altitude. Acclimatization means exploring its surrounding places, not staying in a hotel room. Walk on the ridge and enjoy the panoramic view of Lhotse. You will also see the beautiful view of Ama Dablam and Island Peak, a trekking peak. At the same time, you will have an opportunity to see Cho Oyu and Makalu. When you cast your eyes on the northern side, you will see many snow-covered peaks.
You are in Imjha Khola Valley. Khola means a river in Nepali. The trekking trail takes you to the glacier moraine and scenic mountains. You can see the stunning view of Ama Dablam as well as Amphu Labsa. Besides these, what you see as you head to Chukkung are stone-walled fields, icy streams, and pasture. From the top of Chukung Ri, which is a viewpoint, you can see the incredible view of Ama Dablam and Amphu Labsa once again.
Kongma La Pass is the highest point of the trek, and to reach the top of this pass, you can trek through Nuptse Glacier, or you can start from Bibre. If you start from Bibre, you will be walking above the Niyan Khola, a river. The descending part of the trekking trail from the top of the pass is difficult, or you can say the most difficult part of today’s journey.
Today, you are heading the final destination, that is, Everest Base Camp. Walk on the lateral moraine of Khumbu Glacier. When you reach Gorakshep, you will be surrounded by mountains from all sides. As you head to the Everest Base Camp, you will again come across the burial site of the armies who had lost their life while ascending Mount Everest. Khumbu Glacier that you see is the world’s deepest glacier. Take the photos as much as you want, and you will be satisfied.
Today is one the greatest day of your trekking because you will be heading to Kalapathar early morning. You start before the dawn and see the view of the sunrise in the mountains like Everest and Makalu. In addition to Goyo Ri, Kalapathar is one of the best viewpoints of the Everest Region. From there, you head to Gorakshep for breakfast, and then you trek to Lobuche.
You trek downhill by the Khumbu Glacier. Where there is a glacier, there is always a mountain. The mountain that you see is Awi Peak; it stands right in front of you; you cannot take off your eyes from it because it keeps on coming to your eyes. There is a steep trekking trail further, and this trail takes you to Chola Tsho Lake. There, you will cross the Chola Khola, a river.
Today, you are going to face one of the toughest days of the trek because you are going to cross the Cho La pass. The pass is steep, and you have to walk through the glacier as well as crevasses before you reach Dzongla. The trekking trail is slippery as well as rocky. From the top of the pass, you can see Ama Dablam, Cholatse, Lobuche East, and Baruntse.
Today is the most exciting day of the trek because you are climbing to Gokyo-Ri, the most famous viewpoint of the Everest Region for to see the panoramic view of the Himalayas, including Everest, and it takes approximately 2 hrs to reach the viewpoint. Other mountains that you see are Cho-Oyu, Gyachung Kang, Lhotse, Makalu, Cholatse, and Tawache.
The crossing of Renjo La Pass is both exciting and challenging because you are walking on a steep trekking trail, what you see during the trek is beautiful, especially the scenery that resembles Tibet. You might meet the Tibetan traders coming from Nangpa La Pass with their caravans.
Walk on the trekking trail where the Tibetan traders have walked for hundreds of years. Cross the Bhote Kosi River, one of the important rivers of Nepal, and you cross this river to reach Taranga. There are two bridges on the way to be crossed, and you will also see Thame situated on a hill. You reach there and descend to Namche Bazaar.
Enjoy the view of Mount Everest as you trek. You will be walking by the Dudh Kosi River, and you will also reach a village called Jorsale. You trek to Ghat and stop for lunch. Today, you will be most of the time by the Dudh Kosi River. On the way, you will reach several villages like Chumoa, Benkar, Phakding, and Chuthawa. On the way, you will come across the Pasang Lhamu Memorial Gate. Today’s trekking trail is easy, but the last part of the trekking trail goes uphill. A good experience to reach Lukla, don’t you think so?
You will fly to Kathmandu on an early morning flight after breakfast. After arriving in Kathmandu, you will head to your hotel. Let us hope that the weather in Lukla becomes fine; so that you can fly in time. Since your hotel is in Thamel, you can visit there to buy gifts for your friends and relatives.
The price below is per person. If you have more than 8 people, then please feel free to ask for a discount. Those who love to do a single trip or a special trip with family, friends, and yourself, you can fill up the private journey or a tailor-made journey. According to your requirements, we will send you the price. TMG is happy to serve you very much.