- Day 01 :Arrival. Orientation. Shopping for the equipment. Included: T, A, D.
Arrival at Kathmandu (KTM) airport and transfer to your hotel. Short orientation of the location, schedule and optional assistance for purchase of the trekking equipment and gear will be arranged by local tour operator and “ZIP Travel” partner “Nepal Social Treks & Expedition” after checking-in to the hotel.
Kathmandu and briefing about your trip and overnight at Hotel. (Welcome dinner included)
- Day02 : Sightseeing Patan, Bhaktapur & trek preparation:-
Today, morning we will ready after your breakfast to head on for our guided day trip to world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley and visit the highlights of Kathmandu and the surrounding areas. Kathmandu’s historical and spiritual attractions; including the historic Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupati Nath, the famous ‘Monkey Temple’ (Swayambunath) and Buddha Nath, one of the largest stupas in the world. In the afternoon there will be pre-trip discussion where you can meet your trek leader and other team members, as well as ask any questions you may have about the upcoming adventure. Overnight in Hohel.
- Day 03 :Kathmandu to Phakding 2650m.
Today early in the morning, we drive about 15 minutes to Tribhuwan domestic Airport. After 30 minutes scenic flight, we will be in Lukla at 2850 mtrs.. After bearkfast & final preparations, .we begin our trek to Phakding (2650 mtrs.). From Lukla you’ll pass Chaurikharka village and make a descent towards the Dudhkosi Ghat (2,530m/8,300ft). The trail follows the bank of the Dudhkosi River until camp at Phakding (2,650m/8,700ft) is reached. To assist acclimatization, this first day is short 4 hours easy walking.. Overnight at Guest House. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner included)
- Day 04 :Phakding to Namche Bazaar-(5 to 6 hours) 3,440m/11,283ft
The trek start in the morning and after crossing the suspension bridge over the Dudh-Kosi the walk is pleasant with few short uphill and downhill and re-crossing the same river again with magnificent view of Mt. Thamserku (6,608m/21,675ft) from the Benkar village. Trek continuing crossing the bridges and reaches at Monjo where is entrance gate of the Sagarmatha National Park, where your trekking permit checked and keeps the record of all trekkers going to and from this place including the local trekking staff as well. When enter the National park boundary we descend and a gradual walk brings us to the suspension bridge over the Bhote-Koshi river, after the bridge Jorsalle village is reached, the last village till Namche Bazaar, from here the walk is pleasant on the river bed till the last bridge over the Imjatse river is reached, from here the walk is along the winding uphill path all the way to Namche Bazaar, with magnificent view of Kwangde peak and it other sister peaks towards east with Kusum kangaru on the back as you climb higher, view of Mt. Everest, Lhotse and the closer view of Tawache peak can be seen from some part on the way to Namche. Finally we reach at colorful houses called Namche Bazzar main gate of Khumbu region and overnight stay at hotel. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner included)
- Day 05 :Acclimatization day in Namche Bazaar by exploring Khumjung valley.
This is a day for an acclimatization to adjust your body with thin air. After breakfast, we explore to Everest view Hotel at 3880m from where you will see spectacular panoramic view of khumbu Himalayas, including Mt Everest, Lhotse, Neptse, Amadamlam, Thamserku, Kwangde, Kwande ri and many other mountains, then trail droops to khumjung valley 3790m/Monanstery where has kept Yeti skul, after visit Monastery come back to Namche. Namche Bazaar is known as the gateway of the Everest. We will take you to a museum too on the same day. There you can see the traditional custom of Sherpa peoples. Besides, a fine view of the Everest and other mountains can be overviewed from this place. Overnight at Guest House. B.L.D
- Day 06 :Trek to Tengboche (3950m).
The day starts through deep valley towards Kangjoma then trail drops to Fungitanga 3350m and then steadily uphill to Tengboce 3890m through rhododendron forests, a steep ascent will bring you to the famous Tengboche Monastery, with its stunning background of Ama Dablam, Mt. Everest and other peaks. By reaching Tengboche, we visit a monastery known as Tengboche monastery which is most famous and inportant for Sperpa people of Khumbu region. Then you will be taken to observe the prayer ceremony whether in the evening or morning. Overnight at Guest House. B.L.D.
- Day 07 :Trek to Pangboche (4050 mtrs) 3 hours.
There’s a slight descent early today through lush rhododendron forest, before the gradual climb up to the valleys highest year round settlement of Pangboche (4050m/13,365ft) Overnight at Guest House. B.L.D.
Day 08:Trek to Phortse.
Today you can enjoy another day for acclimatization. This day we will have trip to Chhukung valley, then we return to Dingboche in the evening. We will take you to Chhukung Ri (5546 mtrs) too. From there, we can observe a fifth highest mountain Makalu. Overnight at Guest House. B.L.D.
- Day 09:Trek to Khumjung village (3790mtrs.) 4-5 hours.
Today the day starts with descent early through lush forest, before the steep climb up to Mongla pass from where you can have marvelous views of Ama Dablam, Khangtega, Thamserku and Tabuche Himal after that trail leads you gradual decent to Sanasa then again trail leads you gradual up to famous Khumjung village 3790m.
Our journey Continuing to the Khumjung Monastery where you can see the SKULL OF YETI then trail moves towards the Lodge. Overnight at Guest House. B.L.D.
- Day 10 :Trek to Thame village (3760 mtrs.) 4-5 hours.
You leave Khumjung village and head up the Thame valley, today’s route starts by climbing up stairs to the up ridge and then decent towards Thame valley by passing Shyang boche airstrip.The trail leads to through the rhododendron and silver fir forests. This valley is off route for most trekking groups and you are likely to find the paths relatively quiet. The village houses are very spread out and your camp in one of the fields surrounding the house of a Sherpa friend. In the afternoon you can visit the small gompa situated on a rocky promontory above the Thame village. Overnight in Thame (3800m) B.L.D.
- Day 11:Thame to Namche Bazzar 3-4 hour.
Today the trail starts gradual down hill and easy, scenic valley, river and land scape on the way to Namche. If you trek here in spring season by first/2nd week of April then will see tremendous colorful flowers including rhododendron, primula and many others.
- Day 12 :Namche Bazaar- Lukla 5-6 hours.
Today the trail steeply descends to the Hillary Suspension Bridge and then continues on an easy natural trail to Phakding then finally the trail will lead you back to Lukla (2,800m/9,186ft). On arrival in Lukla you will have time to relax, stretch those sore legs and celebrate the completion of your trek
- Day 13 :Fly back to Kathmandu:
After an early morning flight to Kathmandu, you’ll head to your hotel. Today is a well-earned day to put up your weary feet and gratefully rediscover all of civilization’s perks.This pleasant day you may have full day at leisure and either relax at hotel.
- Day 14 : Visit the Monastery in Kathmandu
Sightseeing tour of Buddhist shrines like Swyambhunath Stupa.You will visit the Kapan Monastery & visit Pharphing with Monastery visit & Chovar Gorge,
- Day 15 :Kathmandu Lumbini
After breakfast, we travel overland from Kathmandu to the Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha, where has been revered as the place of holy pilgrimage. Lumbini has been included as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO – if the time permits, we take you to visit Manakamana Temple, believed as the wish fulfilling goddess by cable car.
Upon arrival Lumbini, we transfer you to the hotel, check-in and then we go walking through the Sacred Lumbini Garden where the Buddha was born converges on the Ashoka pillar, visit the Maya Devi Temple with its bas-relief sculpture depicting Maya Devi holding on with her right hand to a branch of pipal tree and giving birth to the infant Buddha who stand up on a lotus pedestal.
- Day 16 :Lumbini Pokhara
We ride a car to Pokhara, all the way through scenic mountain terrain, its fame rests on the natural beauty of its lakeside location and its proximity to the mountains. Pokhara is the starting point for some of the most famous treks in Nepal, and there are also plenty of short walks and day trips, that can be made around the valley. Stay overnight at hotel.
- Day 17 :Pokhara
After breakfast, a full day sightseeing of Pokhara, the most popular destination in Nepal after Kathmandu, spend enjoyably the morning trip along the bank of Phewa Lake, you can admire the stunning view of the Fish Tail’s Peak reflected in the silver surface of the water. You can also see the wonderful Annapurna panorama forms a superb backdrop to Pokhara from the lake. Aside from Phewa Lake, we keep visiting the Seti River gorge – one of the best places to see. You will have an opportunity to take a glimpse to the limestone cave of Mahendra Gufa, used to be well-known for its stalactites. Stay overnight at hotel.
- Day 18 :Pokhara – Kathmandu
After breakfast, start the trip of day with driving back to Kathmandu (5 hours) or taking a morning flight. A welcome back dinner followed by Nepali cultural program. Stay overnight.
- Day 19 :Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Sightseeing tour of Buddhist Shrines You visit shrines such as Chabahil Stupa & Boudhanath Stupa, Around Boudhanath stupa there are so many Stupas visit and drive to Kopan Monastery for dinner and stay overnight.
- Day 20 : Kathmandu to Delhi
After breakfast you could catch up on some last minute Shopping souvenir for yourself, families & friends from Himalaya