Everest view trek is advisable for the old people or physically unfit people who have desire to observe the Beauty of Mount Everest. During this trekking we get very close to the Mount Everest and the Other Mountain like the Lotse, Lotse Shar, Amadabalam, Kongde, Themserku , Kangtega etc.The monks and monastery, Sherpas, donkey and the porter, Himalayas, breathtaking view gives us the feeling of the Himalayan sprit. We feel the soul of the Himalaya. We meet the brave Sherpa and observe their lifestyle, Culture and tradition. We can eat the inhabitant Sherpa food and enjoy the hospitality.
Everest View treks begin with breathtaking flight to lukla. Then we pass through the village like the Lukla, Photse, Namche, Khumjung and Tengbuche. Tengbuche is the final destination for us. People who goes to base camp they go further through the tengbuche but we will return back.
Open trail treks offer several other trekking at this region. Everest basecamp treks – 16 days, Everest base camp treks via Gokya – 19 days.
What’s not included:
Accommodation during trekking
We will be staying at Hotel Bajra or 4 star hotel in Kathmandu. During the treks we will be staying at the local teahouse. The teahouse offer accommodation and food with the restaurant service. We also use it as the social hang out place. All the accommodations are twin-shared basis. Single room will be served upon the request but it will cost extra. Open trail treks will arrange the best accommodation on the available at the place. As we go higher places in trekking we might have to share room with more than 2 people. During the treks most of the bathroom and toilet are shared and toilet can be either squat or western toilet.
Meals during trekking
In our Kathmandu stay we can enjoy authentic Nepalese food at traditional Nepalese restaurant. We can be serve food like Nepali Thali and MoMo. We can also hang out at Newari (inhabitant people of Kathmandu valley) special Restaurant. Newari foods are famous and unique. During the treks also we can enjoy the traditional Nepalese foods and some common international cuisine (Tibetan, Indian, Italian and continental). At trekking we will have dinner and breakfast at the teahouse where we spent the night and lunch at one of the trail restaurant.
Day 1 – Arrived in Kathmandu (1,310m/4,258ft)
When you arrived in Tribhuwan International Airport, representative from Open Trail will be there holding your group name or leader name. He will drop off you at the hotel. After checking in, you can take rest or visit Open Trail’s office in Thamel or you can also do some souvenir shopping in Thamel. In the evening, there will be a welcome dinner hosted by Open Trail treks where we will serve authentic Nepalese cuisine. This is a great introduction to Nepalese food culture.
Day 2 – Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation
We will begin our second day with the breakfast before starting a guided tour to some of the historical and religious sites of Kathmandu. These places are listed as world heritage site. We will visit Kathmandu Durbar squire, Buddhist Stupa (Buddha Nath), Hindus secret temple Pashupati Nath. We will end our tour by visiting the Swayambhunath also known as “monkey temple”. In the middle of the tour we will take you to the very special local restaurant for lunch. After we finish the tour we will meet our trekking guide and leader for dissection and preparation for our following days trips.
In the evening we will go to the different type of local restaurant for the dinner.
Day 3 – Kathmandu – Lukla – Phakding [2,652m/8,700ft]Today will begin with an early morning 45 minute flight to the busy village of Lukla, which sits at an altitude of 2,800meters. If you get in quick, the left hand side of the plane will offer you amazing scenery of the Himalayas. Once we arrive in Lukla a quick traditional breakfast will set you up for an easy 3 hour hike, crossing the mountain rages via high suspension bridges – which are not for the faint hearted. The track will take us to the first guesthouse, a little village called Phakding where a fire will warm your legs up in preparation for tomorrow’s strenuous trek
Total trekking time: 3 to 4 hour
Day 4 – Phakding – Namche Bazaar [3440 m/11,280 ft]: 5 – 6 hrs treks
This morning will start early with a gasping climb over 600meters to Namche Bazzar testing the fittest of trekkers. The hike will begin by crossing over the Dudh Kosi River and follow the East Side of the mountain ranges. Although the walk is testing the track will take you through high mountain ranges with sample views of what you will be rewarded with for the remainder of the trek. It is during this climb to Namche that you will notice the altitude and once reaching the village, tomorrows rest day will feel well deserved.
Total trekking time: 5 to 6 hour
Day 5 – Namche Bazzar: Acclimatization Day
Namche is the hub of the Khumbu region and many locals will gather there for the daily markets to trade and sell items. This gives you a great opportunity to explore the center and pick up any last supplies you may need for the rest of the trek. There is also a famous German Bakery here where you can indulge in freshly brewed coffee and cake
Day 6 – Namche Bazaar – Khumjung [3810 m/12500 ft] The fourth day of our treks begin with a climb up to airstrip at syangboche. Then we continue the climbing to Everest view hotel with the view of some famous mountain Amadabalam, thamserku, Kongde and other. When we arrived at Everest view hotel we will be rewarded with beauty of the top of world Mount Everest. After descending 20 minutes from here we can arrive at Khumjung village. The Khumjung is located on the valley surround by snowcapped mountain Thamserku and Kongde and the secred peak Khumbila. After lunch at Khumjung we can do some sightseen around Khumjung and khunde village. We can visit Hilary school as well.
Total trekking time: 3 to 4 hour
Day 7 – Khumjung – Tengboche [3,870m/12694ft] We begin our day by descending down to Dudhkosi River passing through some settlement. We will also pass by the rhodondren and pine forest. We cross the suspension bridge over Dudh kosi river and stop for lunch. After lunch we can take a final steep climbing for 2 hour to Tengbuche through the Pine and Fir forest. Tengbuche has the famous monastery to explore for the day. The scenery of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Amadabalam, Tawachee, Kantega, Themserku and kongde make this place the photographer paradise. We spent night here.
Total trekking time: 4 hour
Day 8 – Tengbuche to Monjo [2,840m/9,315ft]: 4 – 5 hrs
The Trekking begin with the descending down to Dudhkoshi river through the rhododrenden and fir forest. In spring the colorful rhododendron make this part of trail more beautiful. We cross the river and start to climbing up passing through the Sherpa villages Tashinga and Sansa to Kyangjuma. Further the trail continues through the forest. If you are lucky enough you can see snow Leopards, colorful pheasants and mountain goat. We can spend some time in Namche bazzar In the bakery with some coffee and the cakes. Then we will descend steep downhill through the pine forest and cross the suspension bridge over Dudhkosi and Bhote kosi river. After chicked out at the Sagarmatha National park we reached the Monjo village where we will spend over night.
Total trekking time: 4 to 5 hour
Day 9 – Trek to Lukla
It is an easy day today. We walk through the valley of Dudhkosi. The trekking is mostly through the gentle up and downhill, Cross several suspension bridge. We can enjoy the walking through the village and we can observe the daily life style of the inhabitant Sherpa people. After we get back to Lukla we can look around the town. We can celebrate our last day at Irish Pub. Overnight at lukla.
Total trekking time: 4 to 5 hour
Day 10 – Lukla – Kathmandu
By the early morning flight from lukla we can come back to Kathmandu. After you get back to Kathmandu you can rest, or you can do some souvenir shopping or you can also sightseeing at Kathmandu. At the evening we will have a farewell dinner at local authentic restaurant with their unique food.
Day 11 – final departure
Today is the last day of your adventure. you can have last breakfast together with us. After breakfast if you have time from your flight you can do some shopping or you can go for the sight seen as well. If you want to do some sight seen then you can let us know one day before, we will provide you a car. A representative from Open Trail treks will pick you from hotel to the airport 3 hour before your flight.
The setting of the Annapurna Base Camp at 4130 m is unique and incredibly spectacular, set amidst the mighty peaks of Annapurna I (8091 m), Annapurna South (7219 m), Machapuchhre (6993 m) and Hiunchuli (6441 m).
The Annapurna Base Camp Trek takes 7 to 11 days, depending on your itinerary and length of walking days. The itinerary presented here takes 11 days, starting from Nayapool at 1 1/2 driving from Pokhara, and going north up till Gorepani and the famous viewpoint of Poon Hill. From Gorepani you go eastwards to Chomrong and then north again, entering the Modi Kola Valley up till the Base Camp.
Activities: Trekking and Hiking
Trip Duration:14 Days
Accommodation: 2 nights at a 4 star hotel in Kathmandu and 11 nights in tea house during the trek
Meals:Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals during the trek
Transportation: Domestic airplane and private vehicles
Group Size: 2-12 people