Everest Luxury Trek is an exciting package designed for trekkers who have the passion for trekking in the base camp of world’s highest mountain; Mt. Everest. Trekking in the Everest region is once in a life time opportunity for every passionate trekker. Trekking in the lap of mighty Everest is rather an exciting adventure for trekkers. Mt. Everest stands as a pride of Nepal attracting numerous trekkers and climbers every year. The Everest Base Camp trekking is one of the most popular trekking trails in the world.
One would get a life time opportunity to witness the mighty peak where Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgey successfully invaded the summit in 1953. Everest Luxury Trekking also opens an opportunity to discover the local Himalayan culture and traditions along with the lifestyle of people living in the Khumbu region. You will be amazed to see the hospitality of the Sherpa people and their culture. Khumbu valley is yet another attraction of this trip. The trip further delights you with stay at the finest luxury lodges while experiencing the typical Himalayan lifestyle.
Along with the natural beauty you will also get to see the varieties of floras and faunas found in this Himalayan region. The Khumbu region offers you the magnificent views of four of the world’s tallest peaks; Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu and Mt. Cho-Oyu. Everest Base Camp Luxury Trek further provides immense opportunity to survey around Sagarmatha National Park (UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site) which is a habitat for numerous plants and animals found in the Himalayan region. The world’s highest monasteries are also situated in this region. Breakfree Adventures makes your trip truly a luxurious one.
Our 11 days Everest Luxury Trek commences with Kathmandu sightseeing tour of different historical and cultural monuments in Kathmandu and its vicinity. Our guide you take you to different temples, shrines, monasteries and durbar squares of Kathmandu. Next day we will board a scenic flight over the Himalayas to reach Hillary airport at Lukla. We will then trek to Phakding. We will enjoy the spectacular views of towering mountains and the Himalayan range during our expedition. From Phakding we will trek to Pangboche and visit the famous Pangboche monastery.
We will spend a day in Pangboche and visit Ama Dablam Base Camp. The view of Ama Dablam from its base camp is simply superb. The Everest luxury trek further offers a great scenic view of high raising Himalayas like Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt. Lhotse (8516m), Mt. Cho oyu (8201m), Mt. Thamserku (6623m), Mt. Nuptse (7816m) etc. Our Everest Luxury Trek concludes as we trek back to Lukla and eventually board a flight back to Kathmandu. Breakfree Adventures makes your adventure trekking adventure Camp more exciting and vibrant with its ideal trek plan and well-designed itinerary.
Highlights of Everest Luxury Trek
- Sightseeing tour to various historical/natural/cultural world heritage sites in Kathmandu
- Magnificent flight to Lukla from Kathmandu (Enjoy the view of Himalayan range from the flight)
- Step inside and experience the lifestyle and traditions of people living in the Himalayas (esp. Sherpa)
- Explore Sagarmatha National Park (Listed in UNESCO world heritage natural site)
- Discover numerous Buddhist monasteries and other cultural monuments.
- Variety of floras and faunas to witness
- Explore the Sherpa Museum in Namche Bazaar, a busy Sherpa settlement at the altitude of 3440m
- Visit to Tengboche Monastery situated at the height of 3860m
- Discover rich Buddhist and Tibetan culture and traditions
- Visit to Sir Edmund Hillary memorials (Sir Edmund Hillary School in Khumjung and Sir Edmund Hillary Hospital in Khunde Valley)
- Explore Ama Dablam Base Camp
- Eye-popping view of world’s highest mountain, Mt. Everest
- Ascend Kala Patthar, a rockey hill at the height of 5550m for the view of Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt. Lhotse (8516m), Mt. Cho oyu (8201m), Mt. Thamserku (6623m), Mt. Nuptse (7816m) etc.
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing and trek preparation
Day 03: Fly to Lukla and Trek to Phakding (2652m) [3 hours of trekking]
Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m) [6 hours]
Day 05: Namche Bazaar to Tashinga (3400m) [5 hours]
Day 06: Tashinga to Pangboche (3930m) [4 hours]
Day 07: Rest day at Pangboche – Hike to Ama Dablam Base Camp
Day 08: Pangboche to Phakding (2652m) [5 hours]
Day 09: Phakding to Lukla (2840m) [6 hours]
Day 10: Lukla to Kathmandu [40 minutes of scenic flight]
Day 11: Transfer to airport for your onward destination
After your arrival at the airport in Kathmandu you will be greeted by one of our representatives who will later transfer you to hotel Dwarikas in Kathmandu. After hotel check in you can decide whether you would like to have a relaxing rest at the hotel or hang around the streets of Kathmandu (If you have leisure time). You will be briefed about our trekking plan by our company representative. O/N you stay at the hotel Dwarikas.
Today after breakfast we will organize a guided city tour where you get to discover several historical, cultural and spiritual attractions of Kathmandu. You will be seeing the world heritage sites like historical Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of lord Pashupatinath, Buddhist pilgrimage Swoyambhunath (famous by the name of Monkey temple among tourists), Boudhanath Shrine and many more cultural and natural monuments. The Kathmandu city tour also lets you understand the urban lifestyle of people of Nepal. Later we will have a discussion session where we discuss about our trek plan and preparation. Our trek leader would be obliged to brief you about our expedition and answer your queries. O/N you stay at Hotel Dwarikas.
Our expedition to the Himalayas begins today. After breakfast you will be escorted to the airport to board a flight to Lukla, a gateway for our trekking expedition. The scenic flight to Lukla is surely going to be a once in a lifetime experience for you. The air route to Lukla is one the most beautiful air route in the world. Guess what the airfield is at high evaluation and the difference between the two ends of the runway is about 60 meters! The 40 minutes flight above the majestic mountains will land you at Tenzing-Hillary airport in Lukla. Upon arrival at Lukla we start our trek until we reach Phakding. The trail to Phakding lets you discover the green landscape with a scenic view of Kusum Kangraru. O/N we stay at Yeti Mountain Home in Phakding.
Today we after breakfast we gear up for our trek to Namche Bazaar. We take a stiff walk through a beautiful pine forest that leads us along the Dudh Koshi River and Hillary Suspension bridge to reach the check post and the entrance to Sagarmatha National Park. The trail follows the confluence of Dudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi rivers. Walking further we reach chautra where we have the first glimpse of Mt. Everest peering over the Lhotse-Nuptse ridge. Two hours of more walk eventually lands us in Namche Bazaar which is a gateway to Mt. Everest. Namche Bazaar is a capital of Khumbu region and a trading point for many Sherpa people and Tibetan merchants. Namche Bazaar is an ideal market for visitors to purchase traditional crafts and other mementos. We will spend two days in Namche for acclimatization and visiting local markets while discovering culture and tradition of the people living in the Himalayas. O/N we stay at Yeti Mountain Home in Namche Bazaar.
Today we will trek from Namche to Tashinga. The trail to Tashinga is quite smooth and easy. The trail offers wonderful views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Ama Dablam and other neighboring Himalayas. Upon reaching Tashinga we will check in to Everest Summit Lodge and enjoy the rest of the time hanging around the village. Tashinga is a small village located just off the main trail to Everest. O/N we stay at Everest Summit Lodge in Tashinga.
We will be trekking from Tashinga to Pangboche today. We will have a relaxing walk of approximately four hours. We start in the morning and trek through rushing glacial waters of the Dudh Koshi River enjoying the magnificent views of the mountains. Trekking further we will reach the famous Tengboche Monastery. We will pay our visit to the monastery which contains a 20-foot sculpture of Buddha, collection of musical instruments and robes of Lamas. From Tengboche the trail drops all the way down to Debuche, crosses another suspension bridge on the Imja Khola and Climbs to Pangboche village. O/N we stay at Everest Summit Lodge in Pangboche.
We have set this day for acclimatization. Trekking experts suggests us to take few hours of walk even during the rest day. So, we will hike to Ama Dablam Base Camp to enjoy the magical beauty of magnificent Himalayas from the base camp of Ama Dablam. We will hike to Ama Dablam Base Camp following the regular trail enjoying the scenic views of the mountainous region. As we trek further Ama Dablam appears closer and becomes vividly stunning. Upon reaching the Ama Dablam Base camp we get to see its stunning peaks along with its hanging glacier. The view it offers is simply mesmerizing. We can also see many colorful tents used by the climbers in the base camp. We spend some time hanging around in the base camp and capturing the scenic beauty on our cameras. We will later descend down to Pangboche for the overnight stay. O/N we stay at Everest Summit Lodge.
We would be gradually wrapping up our expedition in few days from today. We are all set to return back to Phakding from Pangboche. We will follow regular trail crossing forest filled with pine and rhododendrons. As we walk we would halt in some places to wave goodbyes to the beautiful snowcapped mountains. We descend down to Jorsale and reach Monjo. Trekking further we reach Benkar Village. We will take few ups and downs and after crossing over the Dudh Koshi river we will finally reach Phakding. O/N we stay at Yeti Mountain Home.
We will be wrapping up our trekking expedition today. Leaving Phakding behind we descend down the rocky trail to reach Lukla. As we walk the trail becomes more smooth and easy. We find the environment really warm and cozy compared to the previous days of our expedition. We can feel the fresh air blowing from Himalayas that makes our expedition more energetic and vibrant. We pass through beautiful forest filled with Rhododendron, pine trees and different natural vegetations. We get to snap beautiful mountains and the panoramic views on our way. We will be pleased passing through Sherpa villages that offer a unique blend of Sherpa culture and tradition. Upon arrival at Lukla we conclude our long expedition and have a relaxing time with our friends and crew members. O/N we stay at Yeti Mountain Home.
We will wave goodbye to the beautiful mountains today. The flights from Lukla to Kathmandu are usually scheduled for the morning because the windy afternoon may cause difficulties flying the aircraft. The early morning scenic flight over the Himalayas drops us at the domestic terminal of Kathmandu airport from where you will be escorted to the hotel. Today we have the whole day to relax at the hotel or hang around in the city for buying gifts to your near and dear ones. You will be joining a special farewell dinner in a cozy traditional Nepali restaurant hosted by Breakfree Adventures and its team. O/N you stay at the Hotel Yak & Yeti.
Your trip to the majestic country of Nepal comes to an end today! You will be escorted by one of the representatives of Breakfree Adventures to the international terminal of Kathmandu airport approximately three hours before your flight schedule. We exchange our last good-byes and now you will be leaving Nepal with all the good memories you had during the wonderful trekking adventure. We hope you had a lovely time with us. Breakfree adventures would be obliged to be your travel partner during your next adventure in Nepal. Have a safe flight back home!