Nepal is known as the country of Mt. Everest and every one may have such desire who have heard or read about this highest mountain in the world. They are suggested to make a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and back by flight from Lukla after visiting Tengboche Monastery and viewing the Mt. Everest. The day by day itinerary goes as following:
Day 1: Kathmandu - Lukla (2,652 m) - Phakding (2,652 m). Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla for 50 minutes, then walk to Phakding for about 3 hrs. The trail descends steadily through the bank of Dudh Koshi River, Sherpa villages and Mani stones and reaches to Phakding.
Day 2: Phakding - Namche Bazaar (3,446 m). After breakfast start the trekking following the trail ascending gradually towards Jorsale crossing the suspension bridges over Dud Koshi river and get the entrance gate on National Park. After wards crossing three more bridge the trail ascends through the Alpine and Rhododendron jungle. It my be possible to see the Dears, Blue Ship on the way and the trail ends at Namche Bazaar, the highest Sherpa market in the world.
Day 3: Rest day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization and excursions.
Day 4: Namche Bazaar - Thyangboche (3,867 m). After breakfast the trekking starts for Thyangboche, it is one hour walk to cross the plain grass field and descend to Dudh Koshi river then reaches to Phunki thenga for lunch. After lunch the train steeply ascends toward Thyangboche through the same type of jungle watching different kinds of birds, animals and beautiful views of Numbur (6,959 m).
Day 5: Thyangboche. This the day you will view the mountains such as mount Everest (8,848 m), Lhotse (8,516 m), Nuptse (7,879 m), Ama Dablam (6,856 m), Kang Tenga (6,685 m), Thamserku (6,608 m), Kwangde (6,187 m), Choloste (6,440 m), Tawoche (6,542 m), Numbur (6,959 m), Kahantang (6,853 m) and look around the Monastery which is built at the highest place in the world.
Day 6: Thyangboche - Namche Bazaar. Today the trek gets back through the same trail.
Day 7: Namche Bazaar - Phakding.
Day 8: Phakding - Lukla.
Day 9: Fly back to Kathmandu. Home departure.
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