If your time is limited, you can fly in to the remote mountain airstrip at Lukla and trek to the Sherpa capital of Namche Bazaar, the monastery at Tengboche and the high yak pasture of Dingboche. This trek provides an overview of Sherpa culture and excellent views of the high Himalaya.
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu 1350m airport, transfer to hotel, pre-briefing about the trip
Day 02: Sightseeing with city guide in Kathmandu’s major places, re-check the trek gears
Day 03: Fly to Lukla 2840m, trek to Chumao 2835m
Day 04: Chumao to Namche Bazaar 3440m
Day 05: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche 3860m
Day 06: Tengboche to Dingboche 4350m
Day 07: Dingboche to Phortse 3810m via Pheriche 4250m
Day 08: Phortse to Namche 3440m via Khumjung village.
Day 09: Namche to Lukla 2840m
Day 10: Fly Lukla to Kathmandu, transfer to hotel
Day 11: Free day in Kathmandu, shopping souvenirs
Day 12: Depart from Kathmandu
Duration: 12 Days
Max Altitude: 4350m (14,268 ft.)
When to Go: Mar~May & Sep~Dec
- A night in Namche Bazar
- Tengboche Monastery (100) years old Buddhist monastery)
- Phortse Village (Khumbu Climbing School)
- Khumjung Monastery / School.