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.
We trek on a well-laid stone steps today after breakfast. We enjoy the views of mountains and reach the Khumjung and we stop there for lunch. After lunch continue on to reach an old monastery where local monks are friendly and fun-loving. We continue our walk and pass through another trail which comes down from Namche. After a bit times our trails divert from the main trail and reach the Tashinga village. Overnight at Tashinga.
We climb the trails that go upwards to the famous monastery of Tengboche. We descend to the small village which is called Phunki Tenga which lies beside the Dudh Koshi river. From this place we cross the bridge. We trek on steep trails for one and half hour. We walk under the Rhododendron and pine forests with cool shades. We visit the monastery after arriving at Tengboche and enjoy the amazing view of Everest which surrounds us. We continue our downhill walk and arrive at Deboche village. We cross the bridge from Deboche and leave the trees behind. Our trail now directly ends at Pangboche for an overnight stay. Overnight at Pangboche.
Today is the optional day for hiking. We hike to Ama Dablam base camp at the altitude of 4900 meters which takes 4 hours for up and down walk. Or we can hike to the local monastery and upper village of Pangboche. Overnight at Pangboche.
We retrace our trails and walk back 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.