Day 1: Arrive Kathmandu, transfer to hotel, In Kathmandu.
Day 2: Lukla. Phakding. - 3 hours walk. Fly to Lukla in the morning. Depart Kathmandu at 7 am. Arrive Lukla at 8am. After lunch at Lukla walk to Phakding.
Day 3: Namche Bazar (3445m) - 6 hours walk. The trail follows Dudh Koshi river. After Jorsale the trail makes steep winding path to Namche bazar. Namchebazar is a commercial center of Khumbu region. It is an important stop for trekkers and mountaineers on way to base camps of Everest and many other mountains in that area. It is home of Sherpa ethnic group. Their traditional occupation used to be yak herders and traders. Now due to change in geopolitical condition they have changed their occupation to tourism. They are well known as trekking and mountaineering guides and widely used as high altitude porters by expedition teams. Their religion is Buddhist.
Day 4: Thyangboche (3871m) - 6 hours walk. Descend to Punki Thanka. It is an easy down hill walk about 3 hours to Imja khola (river). After lunch walk slowly the steep hill to the ridge top at Thyangboche. The Monastery at Thyangboche is as famous as Namchebazar. It is situated in a beautiful background of Amadablam. Thamaserku and Mt. Everest can be seen from this point. Like Namche it is another must place for tourist to stop. The monastery is a spiritual and cultural center of the region. Visit the monastery and the surrounding area.
Day 5: Dingboche (4298m) - 6 hours walk. Walk through the rhododendron forest. Make steady descend to the river and follow it very much on a level path to Pheriche. There is a high altitude aid post at Pheriche. It is staffed by voluntary doctors from western countries.
Day 6: Thyangboche. 5 hour walk. Trek back to Thyangboche.
Day 07: Namche Bazar - 6 hour walk. Retrace the trail back to Namche Bazar.
Day 8: Lukla. 7 hours walk. Retrace the trail back to Lukla. Overnight at Lukla.
Day 9: Kathmandu. Fly back to Kathmandu, transfer to hotel.
Day 10: Transfer to airport, depart Kathmandu.
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Asia Nepal Outdoor: Land Rambler Hiking & Trekking
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