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Hiking holiday mount Everest view 13 Days

Everest View Hiking holiday , or Everest Panorama  Hiking holiday is great for those who have only a limited time but have a burning desire to experience first-hand the world’s tallest mountain. The destination of this trek is the village of Tengboche with its famous monastery. There and along the way, there are splendid views of Everest (Sagarmatha), AmaDablamand  theKhumbu Valley’s ranges of 8,000 meter plus mountains.

Thisspecial trek by Himalayan Vacation Treks and Expedition is short and easy.  Not only is one surrounded by the grand peaks that comprise the top of the world,but one is surrounded by the Sherpa peoples and their magnificent Tibetan Buddhist culture.

The itinerary starts with a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla.  From Lukla it is a two short-day walk toNamche Bazaar. Thisvibrant Sherpa Village with full facilities for guests is at the center of the Khumbu Valley and ringed with snow-capped peaks.

Detail Itinerary 
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (13370m)
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu(1337m) 9am to4pm
Day 03 : Kathmandu-Lukla (flight) 2840m -by flight  35 minutes  Phakding (2610m) 2-3 hours
Day 04 : Phakding – Namche (3440m) 5-6 hours
Day 05:  Namche Rest/ Acclimatization day (3450m) Hiking Everest view hotel or khumjung village (3790m)
Day 06: Namche –Thame(3800m)  4-5 hours
Day 07: Thame -Khumjung(3780m)3-4 hours
Day 08 Khumjung–Tengboche (3860m)3-4 hours
Day 09: Tengboche – Monjo (2835m) 5-6 hours
Day 10: Monjo–Lukla (2840m)4-5 hours
Day 11: Lukla – Kathmandu (1337)  by flight  35 minutes  to Kathmandu (1337m)
Day 12: Rest/Shopping in Kathmandu or Half Day Bhaktapur Sightseeing
Day 13: Departure from Kathmandu (13370m)

Important Information:

Our Guest’s security is of dominant concern while traveling with Himalayan Vacation Treks and Expedition. The trekking leader has the authority to adjust or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is necessary due to unfavorable circumstances. Unfavorable weather conditions, the health condition of a group member, or an unexpected natural disaster can force changes to the itinerary. However, every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary. The lead guide will try his/her best to ensure that the trip goes smoothly and according to plan, but please be ready to be flexible if necessary.

 

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Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1337m)

You are welcomed to Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal renowned for historical monuments, Hindu Temples, and Buddhist Stupas/Monasteries. We meet our guests at the Tribhuvan International Airport. A representative will be waiting with a Himalayan Vacation Treks and Expedition placard with our guests’ names displayed. After dropping luggage at the hotel, guests are taken for a short sightseeing tour. In the evening, guests are invited to a Welcome Dinner at a Nepali restaurant.

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu(1337m) 9am to4pm

A local guide will be available. According to your wishes, the guide will escort you for sightseeing. Sightseeing may include the Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupati,  Boudhanath, Patan Durbar Square, and the Swoyambhunath areas.  Starting after breakfast, usually at 9.00am, the exploration of Kathmandu Valley can continue until 5.00pm. Lunch and dinner, you will be responsible for.

Day 03 : Kathmandu-Lukla (flight) 2840m -by flight  35 minutes  Phakding (2610m) 2-3 hours

It is an exciting but short flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. We will start for the Kathmandu Airport early.  As the day progresses, the flight is sometimes delayed due to weather/visibility.  Once in the air in a 14-seat Turboprop, the whole eastern end of the Himalaya running into Tibet are before us. After landing in Lukla, we trek along the Dudhkoshi River to Phakding.Crossing severalnarrow cable suspension bridges. We overnight in Phakding.In the evening, your Himalayan Vacation Treks and Expedition guide will give a briefing about the next day’s walking .

Day 04 :Phakding – Namche (3440m) 5-6 hours

We continue along the river to Namche Bazar. AtMonjoVillage we enter Sagarmatha National Park. We cross the high suspension Larja Bridge over the DudhKoshi River, and head uphill to Namche Bazar, the headquarters for trekking in the Everest Region. Horses are available for hire if one wishes/needs in Namche Bazaar.

Day 05 :Namche Rest/ Acclimatization day (3450m) Hiking Everest view hotel or khumjung village (3790m)

We rest in Namche Bazaar (3440m) today for altitude acclimatization. Namche Bazaar is a Sherpa Village.The Sherpa people are famous, of course, for their abilities in high altitudes.  Originally form Tibet, they have lived in the Khumbu Valley for centuries and have preserved their Tibetan Buddhist culture. In the winter it is cold and the population is low.In the trekking season, it is full and lively, with amenities for trekkers. Cafes, international restaurants, bakeries, shops, a museum, clubs, ATMs, as well as local Sherpa style food restaurants are to be found. Fridays and Saturdaysa regional out-door market is the tradition.  People from far and near in the Khumbu Valley come to shop for, or to sell foods and goods.

Day 06:  Namche –Thame(3800m)  4-5 hours

Today we will still acclimate.  It is a pleasant walk to Thame through pine forests with splendid river canyon and mountain views, and with only small ups and downs.  The trail heads off away from Everest, but along the river valley, always within close sight, are aweing 6,000+ peaks.Impressive as wellare the trappings of the Buddhist culture, includinglarge, carved Mani-rocks, great strings of prayer flags, chortens, and scripted paintings on cliff faces. Each major village of the region was established in the vicinity of a Buddhist Gompa monastery.  We will visitthe GompaoverlookingThame, specially arranged by your Himalayan Vacation Treks and Expedition trekking guide.

Day 07: Thame -Khumjung(3780m)3-4 hours

From Thame, we take a different route heading to Khumjung.  We travelthrough a forest of cypress trees, pine trees, and juniper bushes.Khumjung is a big Sherpa village withthe Sir Edmund Hilary School and Hospital.  Available to visit is its Gompa.Everest is back in view at points.

Day 08: Khumjung–Tengboche (3860m)3-4 hours
The views of Everest and AmaDablam are excellent on today’s trek. We pass the small settlement of Sanasa from where the trail drops towards PhunkiThanga (3250m). From here the trail climbs steeply through forests as it follows the side of a hill to the saddle on which the Gompa of Tengboche sits. The view from here is deemed to be one of the world’s most magnificent.Kwangde (6187m), Tawachee (6542m), Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse (8501m), AmaDablam, Kantega and Thamserkugive a panorama like none other. Your Himalayan Vacation and Treks guide will escort us to the famous TengbocheGompa monastery. On 19 January 1989 a fire devastated the Gompa, but most of the monastery’s extensive collection of books, paintings and religious relics were saved. The building, destroyed, has been rebuiltthrough the efforts of the Sherpa people and with the help of international organizations.  Each day the monks perform ceremonies at 6am and 3pm. Tourists may visit during these ceremonies, but the Rimpoche (head of the Gompa) has askedvisitors to sit quietly on the right-hand side and to not take flash photos or otherwise disturb the ceremonies.

Day 09: Tengboche – Monjo (2835m) 5-6 hours

We start back, back down to Namche Bazaar, back on the main trail that in the other direction, climbs to Everest Base Camp.  Staying only briefly in Namche,we go to Monjo for the night. This isin order that we may arrive inLuklathe next day relatively relaxed.As before, the route follows the Dudhkoshi River, though this time pleasantly downhill.  We cross the same single wide wooden plank suspension bridges. InMonjo,if we wish, we can visit the Uche ChholingGompa.

Day 10: Monjo–Lukla (2840m)4-5 hours

Returning to Lukla, we will spend the night.  Arriving in the afternoon, we will have time to enjoy the hospitality of Lukla.  Like Namche Bazaar, it is a central town with markets, restaurants, cafes, bakeries, bars, and banks.  And as in Namche Bazaar, each Thursday, local people come for the weekly open-air market.  As the trekis now over,in the evening we all, the Himalayan Vacation and Treks guests and staff, have a party.

Day 11: Lukla – Kathmandu (1337)  by flight  35 minutes  to Kathmandu (1337m

We fly to Kathmandu. Again, depending on the weather conditions,delays or cancellationsare in the realm of possibilities. If necessary and prudent, a charter plane/helicopter may be hired so that guests will not miss their international flightsfrom Kathmandu.  US $ 250-350 is the usual cost.

Day 12: Rest/Shopping in Kathmandu or Half Day Bhaktapur Sightseeing  (13370m)

This day is free time. If you wish, a sightseeing trip to the ancient temple/king’s seat of the world heritage site of incredible Bhaktapur can be arranged.  The tour lasts 4 hours (it is an additional upcharge). In the evening, a Farewell Dinner is given by Himalayan Vacation Treks and Expedition.

Day 13: Departure from Kathmandu  (13370m)

A Himalayan Vacation Treks and Expedition staff representative will take our valuable guests to the airport (3 hours prior to your flight) and bid goodbye. It will be not only goodbye, but also the welcome for next visit to Nepal.