Itinerary

Upon your arrival at the Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, Freedom Adventures’ representative will greet you. You will be dropped  off at the hotel, and after checking in, you could walk around Thamel, a popular tourist hub in Kathmandu. Observing the market and some souvenir shopping will freshen your mind. Dinner at an excellent restaurant will give you a taste of Nepali cuisine. Your trek guide will brief you about the trip and the next day’s sightseeing trip. Overnight at Kathmandu.

After a lovely breakfast in the morning, we start guided sightseeing tour to some most historical and spiritual attraction in Kathmandu. We will be visiting some landmarks which are considered as World Heritage Sites. This Sightseeing will be fully informative and historical. We start our day from Pashupatinath Temple, one of the holiest Hindu temples, followed by Bouddanath, the ancient Buddhist Stupa is one of the largest in the world. Following our day to Bhaktapur Durbar Square, is the plaza in front of the royal place of old Bhaktapur. In the afternoon we visit Kathmandu Durbar Square and explore the old royal place complex which was built on the 14th century. After we finish sightseeing we follow the local market called Ason, crossing the busy local area we reach our hotel at Thamel. Overnight at Kathmandu.

This is your first day of trekking in Nepal after a short flight from Kathmandu to Lukla Airport in the Everest region. Upon arrival at Lukla, we meet our other crew members and after some packing and arrangements, we start our trek through the prosperous village of Lukla until we reach Phakding along the Dudh Kosi River and spend the night in the village. There are some monasteries in the vicinity that are worth a visit. Overnight in Phakding.

Walking through a beautiful pine forest, the track leads us along the Dudh Koshi River through many suspension bridges, one of which is the famous Hillary Suspension Bridge with wonderful viewpoint of the gleaming Mt. Thamserku (6618 m). Namche Bazaar crisscrosses over the river in route to Jorsale, the trek’s halfway point. We pass through the last village of Jorsale before reaching Namche Bazaar. Later in the day, finish with a challenging uphill climb to Namche Bazaar. Enjoy the first glimpse of Everest. Overnight in Namche Bazaar.

Today, we make an early start to walk up to Everest View Hotel to see the wonderful views of Mount Everest, Amadablam, Tabuche, Thamserku, Kusum Khangru and other mountains. After having a cup of tea at Everest View Hotel, we continue our trek to Khumjung to explore monastery with Yeti scalps. After having lunch at Khumjung, we trek an hour downhill to reach Khyanjuma . Overnight at Khyanjuma.

We start our trekking along the ridge and descend down Phunkithanka side by side the Dudh Koshi river until we cross the bridge. The trail forks northeast along a tributarynvalley with the mountain views opening up to become very dramatic as the steep climb approaches the holy ground of Tengboche. Monastery, yak pasture and world’s highest sacred institution combined! Amazing views of Nuptse, Thamserku, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and Everest. Overnight at Tengboche.

After seeing the magnificent view from Tangboche, you will descent down to Phunke Tenga, and another few hours to Namche. Overnight at Namche.

After having a good night at Namche we descend to Lukla. On the way to we will cover the forest of rhododendron and pine. After walking a while we reach a Sherpa village to say good bye and thank you to the local team staff. On undulating terrain, we finely arrive at Lukla. Overnight at Lukla.

Today will be our last day at Khumbu region as we fly back to Kathmandu after our mountain journey. Back in Kathmandu, you can spend some leisure time reflecting on the trek and doing last-minute shopping in Thamel. We meet up for dinner in the evening and celebrate successful completion of our trek. Overnight in Kathmandu.

An amazing trip to the Himalayas concludes on this day. Freedom Adventures’ staff will drop you off at the airport approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight. Have a safe flight back!