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Landing in Kathmandu is like entering a magical land. Meet our representative and visit later in the afternoon places such as Durbar Square, the Old Royal Palace, the magnificent temples of Taleju and Kasthamandap apart from the Palace of the living goddess Kumari.
Start your day with a visit to Swyambhunath Temple and Pashupatinath Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, located 6 kilometers in the valley. Later visit Boudhanath, one of the largest stupas in the world dedicated to Lord Buddha.
Kathmandu - Lukla - Phakding
A 35 minute flight from Kathmandu will take you to Lukla, situated at the height of 2788 m. Revel in the magical pristine surroundings while you go for 3 or 4 hours walk, along with your local guide and porter, to Phakding, 2,575 m downhill towards Dudh Kosi.
Phakding - Namche
Namche, 3,450 m is the capital of the Khumbu country and it takes around 5 hours on foot to reach there. Though relatively hot it provides a good base for acclimatization. The flora and fauna are in full bloom with rhododendron, giant pines and magnolias to provide you with company.
A day of rest dedicated to acclimatization. Enjoy the beautiful views of Ama Dablam (6,856m), Thamserku (6,623 m), and Mount Everest. If you so desire you can stroll in nearby areas such as Thamo, home of Ang Rita Sherpa, who holds the record for scaling Mt. Everest ten times without oxygen.
Namche - Tengboche
Start your day with a 2 hours descent in the company of Ama Dablam, Lhotse and Everest. After lunch a walk for 3 hours will take you to the monastery of Tengboche (3,860 m). Built in 1919 after being destroyed twice it is the largest monastery in the Khumbu.
Tengboche - Dingboche
Attend at the crack of dawn the morning puja. If you want you can also visit the women’s monastery, Dewoche. Walking on the wide rounded slopes of the lower valley ascending gradually you will cross the river to reach the verdant village of Dingboche.
Get used to the ever-increasing altitude by spending two nights at the same height. In the morning up to the Imja Khola valley towards Chukkung surrounded by the mesmerizing sight of the glacier’s glittering folds. It’s akin to walking in a paradise.
Dingboche – Lobuche
After breakfast, climb up past the chortens on the ridge above to reach the mouth of the Khumbu glacier. Stop at Thugla for lunch then continue for a short but steep climb to get close to the glacier. The gradient then turns flat until you reach Lobuche couple of hours later.
Start early and follow the rocky moraine path with a view of icy glacial ponds and icebergs down below of the Khumbu glacier. A short downhill walk brings you to Gorakshep, the location of the original Everest Base Camp. All through the trek you will be surrounded by the magnificent views of Lobuche, Cholatse, Mt. Pumori and Tabuche.
LhasaKala Patthar – Kathmandu
Wake up early to walk on an ascending trail towards Kala Patthar (5140m). Witness the majestic peaks of the mountains, particularly, Mt. Everest basking in rays of the day’s first light. Later, return to Gorak Shep your heart rekindled by the sight of the lifetime.
Fly in a helicopter to reach Lukla airport. After a brief stopover for refueling it will drop you at Kathmandu. Rest of the day at leisure. If you want you can go for a stroll to the Hindu Temple Complex of Pashupatinath. You can also see cremation grounds that lie on the bank of Baghmati behind the temple. Later reach the airport once again for your flight back home.