Everest View Trekking
Day 1 Kthmandu - Lukla- Phakding
Fly to Lukla early in the morning from Tribhuvan Domestic Airport, Kathmandu. It is 30 minutes flight in twin otter. Lukla is located at the altitude of 2800m so there will be quite cold than in Kathmandu. After walking few minutes from Lukla, we will have breakfast at restaurant. Books, internet and trekking gear facilities are available in Lukla.
After breakfast the journey starts from Lukla. Today we have to walk for 3- 4 hours to reach Phakding through Chaurikharka, Chiplang, Thadokovi and Ghat. We can see spectacular Himalayan views from Chiplang and Thadokovi. The locals follow Buddhism so we can see many monasteries, Maane and script are written on the rock in Tibetan language. The journey is not so difficult. Phakding (2650m) is at low altitude than Lukla so we feel quite warm there rather than in Lukla. Phakding is a commercial place so we can find hotels of price variation over there.
Day 2 Phakding – Namche - 6-7 hours walk
Today the journey starts as usual after the breakfast. To reach Namche we have to walk through Tok-Tok, Mamju, Jorsalle. The journey from Phakding to Jorsalle is quite easy. There is Everest National Park at Manju so, we have to check in there as a first check point. Then after an hour walk along the bank of Dudkoshi River we reach at Jorsalle where we will have lunch. There is no any shop available between Jorsalle to Namche. From Jorsalle after some minutes we have to crossthe bridge of Dudhkoshi River. After crossing the bridge we have to follow steep up route. If the weather is clear we can see Mount Everest from Thami danda. We can see many beautiful mountains, water fallsand Manes on the way. Namche is situated at 8450m altitude so we feel cold out there. We can see different mountains from Namche. Namche is the biggest commercial area of Everest Region where we can find everything needed to Trekkers like internet facility, ATMs atc. But sometimes due to technical reason ATM does not work.Every Friday and Saturday a special type of fair held here. Bakery café and Pub are also available in Namche.
Day 3 Acclimatization
Today is the day for acclimatization, so you hike as per your choice. If you want long hiking you can go to Thamo and Thame where you can see Edmund Hillary Nursery and you can also see Monastery and various mountains in Thame. Today at least you have to walk 8-9 hours up and down. We have lunch in route while hiking. For acclimatization we can take a short hike of 5-6 hours for which we have to walk steep up from Namche to Syangboche then to Everest View Hotel to Khumjung where lunch can be taken. At Khumjung we can also see Monastery and the school made by Sir Edmund Hilary. During this trekking we will get chance to see many beautiful mountains. You can also visit Sherpa Museum located at Namche. After a day hiking return to Namche, have dinner and spend the night.
Day 4 Namche- Tengboche - 5- 6 hours walk
Today the journey begins after breakfast as usual. Today we have to reach Tengboche from Namche through Sarasa and Phunki Tanga. We can walk easily from Namche to Phunki Tanga because the route is straight down. You will have lunch at Phunki Tanga. After Phunki Tanga, the journey is steep up till Tengboche. During the journey you can view beautiful mountains and the traces of Buddhism culture and local peoples. Tengboche is located at 3800m height. Tengboche is a small place consisting of 5 hotels. Internet facility is available here. It is the best spot to view Ama Dablam Mountain .
Day 5 Tengboche - Khunde - 5 hrs walk
Wake up in the morning and see the sunrise at the Mt Everest, Nupte, Lotse and Amadablem mountains. Then go to monestry to see morning praying ceremony. Return for the breakfast in guesthouse. Then departure from Tengboche. The trail goes all the way down to the river. Then the trail leads to gradual up and light steep up to Sanasa then take lunch there. After lunch the trail goes gradual up to Khumjung which is a very beautiful Sherpa village in this region. Then after a while walking from the Khumjung we reach to the Khunde which is situated at 3860 metre. Spend the night at Guesthouse.
Day 6 Khunde - Lukla - 7 hrs walk
Early in the morning walk around the village. Further walking, we can see the beautiful mountains and magical beauty of light over the mountains. Then back for breakfast and continue the trekking. The trail goes all the way down to Phakding via Namche, Jorsale, Munju and then take lunch at Phakding. Then the trail goes to a flatland and gradual up to Lukla. Spend night at Guesthouse.
Day 7 Lukla - Kathmandu
After breakfast fly back to Kathmandu. It is 35 minute flight.