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Day 01 Fly Kathmandu - Lukla - Phakding (2652m)
Early transfer from hotel to domestic airport to board Lukla flight. Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2800m). This flight provides a magnificent entree to the trek. Upon arrival set up your baggage's and start your first day trek. It is an easy walk through several villages to Phakding, where you will have your lunch/dinner and overnight stay.
Overnight at lodge
 
Day 02 Phakding - Namche Bazar (3440m)
After breakfast we follow the Dudh Kosi for about 2 hour and then climb slowly up a steep trail to Namche. As we climb, we enjoy our first views of Everest (8848m), Nuptse (7879m) and Lhotse (8383m) - the big three. We camp in the heart of the Namche Village.
Overnight at lodge
 
Day 03 At Namche for Acclimatization (3440m)
Acclimatization day at Namche Bazar. We enjoy a rest day here to allow for maximum acclimatization on our way to Everest Base Camp. A pleasant day can be spent exploring the village, talking to the Sherpas and simply enjoying and marveling at the incredible scenery.
Overnight at lodge
 
Day 04 Namche Bazaar - Dhole (4040 m)
Ascend half an hour to reach Shyanboche and another 2 hours flat walk trail to reach Mong from here one can have beautiful view Mt. Evererst, Amadablam, Lhotse, Tobuche and an hour descend down to Phortse Tenga. Lunch en-route lodge near by river Dudh Kosi. After lunch ascend about 2 hours and flat trail 45 minutes to reach to Dhole.
Overnight at lodge
 
Day 05 Dhole - Machhermo (4410m)
Star slow hike about 20 minutes and flat walk, on you right hand you can have view of Tobuche, Cholotse and on you left Khumbila and Kyajo ri Mountains. The flat walking trail to reach from Dhole to Machhermo. You will have your lunch here and rest of the day free.
Overnight at lodge
 
Day 06 Machhermo - Gokyo (4750m)
This trail is not hard to reach Gokyo. Today also start slow walk, because you are gaining height and the trail is flat to reach from Machhermo to Gokyo ( 4750m). Lunch at Gokyo. Today you will visit Donak Tso lake and overnight stay at Gokyo.
Overnight at lodge
 
Day 07 Gokyo - Gokyo-Ri (5483m)  - Gokyo  
Day climg to Gokyo-ri and to back to Gokyo for overnight stay.  
Overnight at lodge

Day 08
Gokyo to Thangna (4700m) - Easy trail for 3 to 4 hours.  
Easy trail for 3 to 4 hours.  
Overnight at lodge

Day 09 Thangna to Jhungla (4845m)  

Wake up very early and cross the CHOLA PASS (5420m) with the packed breakfast as it should be crossed before sun-rise. Lunch one the way after crossing the pass and continue to Jungla for overnight the total trek duration will be 8 hrs.
Overnight at lodge

Day 10 Jhungla to Labuche (4940m)
Easy trail for 6 to 7 hrs
Overnight at lodge

Day 11 Lobuche to Gorekshep (5230m)  
Trek continue from Lobuche to Gorekshep and overnight. The duration of trek will be 3 - 4 hours.
Overnight at lodge
 
Day 12 Gorekshep - Kala Patthar (5545m)  - Gorekshep  
Today, we climb Kala Pathar. The actual distance is not so far but we take it very slowly to compensate for the altitude stopping at Gorekh Shep (5288m) for a light lunch. We then take the climb to Kala Pathar (5545m) from where one can see the Everest Base Camp is just down. This is a hard pull but the view from top surpasses anything you can imagine. All around us flow huge glacier ice. The mountains of Pumori (7145m), Lingtren (6697m) and Khumbutse (6623m) separate us from Tibet, and just over the Lho La pass. We see the huge rock of Changtse (7550m) in Tibet itself. But the queen of them all - Sagarmatha (mt. Everest) towers over everyone. This is the Roof of the World. We return to Lobuje for overnight stay.
Overnight at lodge
 
Day 13 Gorekshep - Everest Base Camp (5800m) - Laboche .
Second day trek from Groekshepp to Everest base camp (5800m) and back to Laboche for 8 hrs.
Overnight at lodge
 
Day 14 Lobuje - Thyanboche (3867m)
We retrace our steps along the glacier to Pheriche (4260m) and stop for lunch. In the afternoon, we take the lower trail to Pangboche and Thyangboche.
Overnight at lodge
 
Day 15 Thyanboche - Namche bazaar (3440m)
Same route trek back to Mong. From here will walk flat trail about 3 hours to reach Khumjung village where you will have your lunch. After lunch it will take about one hour to reach to Namche Bazar.
Overnight at lodge
 
Day 16 Namche Bazaar - Phakding - Lukla
Descending down up to the river and lead to the Phakding for lunch. After lunch walk to Lukla and overnight.
Overnight at lodge
 
Day 17 Fly Lukla - Kathmandu
After early breakfast at lodge fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
GPO Box: 771, Lazimpat, Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel: 4415754 | 4414250
Fax: 977 1 4420239
E-mail: info@nepalshangrila.com


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GPO Box: 771, Lazimpat, Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel: +977 1 4421328 | +977 1 4434251
Fax: +977 1 4414184
E-mail: info@nepalshangrila.com

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