Trip Code : VHA/CEt-04
Accomodation : Tea house
Duration : 8 Days
Grading : Moderate
Max Altitude : 3870m
Activity : Natural wonders
Starts at : Lukla(2600 meters)
End at : Lukla(2600 meters)
Trip Route : Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla-trek to Phakding- Namvhebazaar- Syangboche- Monju- Lukla and Fly Back to Kathmandu
Best Season : March - May / September-November
Day 1: Kathmandu to Lukla fly and trek to Phakding . 2610 meters
Fly along the eastern Himalayas to Lukla (2,800m). A short easy trek (4 hours) to phakding is brilliant with Himalayan view and alpine settlements of Sherpa.
Day 2: Phakding to Namchebazaar.3440 meters
The trail follows the 'Bhote Kosi' river up north crossing over suspension bridges to the base of Namche Bazaar. The trail then climbs for about 3 hrs. We get the first view of Mt. Everest on the way. We formally enter into Everest National Park on the day. (5-6 hours).
Day 3: Namche to Syangboche, Everest view hotel and Back to Namche. 4 hrs walking
Rest for acclimatization. A sort, easy walk could be planned for better acclimatization. Khumjung above Namche is beautiful Sherpa village with Sir Edmund Hillary school. The syangboche ridge on the way is overlooking at the Himalayan Peaksincluding Everest, Amadablam and Thamsherku.
Day 4: Namche to Thyangboche . 3870 meters, 5 hours walking
Tengboche. (6 hrs) The trail to Tengboche follows contour from Namche and then descends to the Dudh Koshi River before climbing again to Tengboche Monastery (3,870m).
Day 5: Thyangboche to Khumjung village
Tengboche offers magnificent view of Everest and Amadablam. From here we return back to Khumjung village. Visit Khumjung monastery and Sir Edmund Hillary school. The khumjung monastery possess unusal scalp claimed as 'Yeti Skull'.
Day 6: Khumjung to Phakding . 2610 meters, 6 hours walking
Trek down to the valley and back to Phakding.
Day 7: Phakding to Lukla 2800 meters, 3 hours walking
Trek back to Lukla and prepare for flight next day (4 hrs).
Day 8: Fly back to Kathmandu
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Thyangboche trek - 8 days