Khumbu Region Trek


Khumbu Region Trek is one of the most touristic trekking route in Nepal. The region is located in Nepal’s north east part and is the home to Namche Bazaar. Sherpa settlement is dominated in the region with its buisy and colorful market Namche. Khumbu region ranges from 3000m elevation to 8848m at top of Mt Everest. It is also known for the house of Sagarmatha National Park and protected areas for wilderness area. Khumbu Icefall, Kalapatthar, Everest Base Camp and surrounding peaks are the main attraction of Khumbu region Trek.


Khumbu Trek Facts :

Activities: Trekking, Hiking and Sightseeing

Best Month: September – May

Transportation: Private Vehicles, Domestic Airplanes & Bus

Accommodation: Hotel & Lodge

Start: Kathmandu

End: Kathmandu

Group Size: Min 2 pax

Mode of Trekking: Tea house, Lodge and Camping

Max Elevation: 5545m

Meal: Breakfast in Kathmandu and Full board meals during the trek

Trip Route: Kathmandu – Lukla – Phakding – Namche Bazaar – Khumjung Village – Thangboche – Periche – Lobuche- Gorakshep – Everest Base Camp – Gorakshep – Kalapatthar – Periche – Pangboche – Namche Bazaar – Lukla – Kathmandu.

Day 01. Arrival in Kathmandu and trip preparation :
Transfer to hotel facilitated with 24 hrs running hot water with attached bathroom. Our Airport representative will be at the airport to receive you on your arrival with Himalayan Namobuddha Travel and Treks Banner. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 02. Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley :
The day we would explore the Kathmandu valley probably to Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swyambhunath and the places you would like to visit would be managed by Himalayan Namobuddha Travel And Trek Pvt. Ltd. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 03. Kathmandu to Lukla via flight and Trek to Phakding :
Early morning, we drive to airport as per flight departure time to take our flight to Lukla(2800m). After preparation of luggage for porters, we start walking the stone paved trial towards Bhaisekharka until we reach Phakding. To assist acclimatilization we would have a short hike. Overnight in Phakding.

Day 04. Phakding to Namche Bazaar:
The trial leads towards the suspension bridge and easy uphill to the Monjo from where Sagarmatha National Park begins after leaving Phakding. After small formalities at National Park, we would cross another suspension bridge and trial to uphill Namche Bazaar. It takes about 1.5 hrs hiking to reach Namche Bazaar, a Gateway to Mt. Everest. Overnight in Namche.

Day 05. Accilimatization Day at Namche Bazaar :
The day is the accilimatization day of the trek as scheduled but we must have to stay active and moving during the rest day too. We can visit to Thame or Khunde from where we can enjoy views of Mt. Everest and other Peaks with Sherpa Culture. We would hike to Khumjung village on this day and come back to Namche Bazaar. Stay overnight at Namche.

Day 06. Namche Bazaar to Tengboche :
After breakfast at Namche Bazaar, our trek leads to gradual trail with few up and down towards Tengboche enjoying views of Mt. Everest, Neptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and Thamserku. Tengboche has a biggest and famous Buddhist Monastry all over the Khumbu region. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 07. Tengboche to Periche/ Dingboche :
After leaving Tengboche, having a great views of Pangboche village on the way our trail leads to Periche. The walk is fairly moderate when we enter at Imja Village. We would pass through River Lobuche and begins steepest climb to Dingboche. Overnight at Dingboche.

Day 08. Acclimatization Day :
Again as our previous day we’ll have acclimatization day as per our trekking schedule. We can relax in our hotel/lodge or explore the surrounding area. We can hike up as much as we can and back to our same start point so that it would be easy for us to move on gaining altitude. Overnight in Periche/Dingboche.

Day 09. Periche/Dingboche to Lobuche :
After having breakfast we’ll continue our trek to get the bottom of the hill to reach Duglha after crossing a small bridge.We would have a great vie of Mt. Pumori and other peaks while heading towards Duglha. We’ll have 2-4 hrs trek beyond Duglha and climb up towards Khumbu Glacier where we’ll find an array of stones with prayer flags used as memory of many Sherpa who died on the glacier of Mount Everest. Overnight at Lobuche.

Day 10. Lobuche to Goarakshep :
Early in the morning our trek leads us to Gorakshep via Lobuche with manificent view of Mountains on the way. The first part of the trek would be rather easy and the weather warmed up fast as we would be walking on the sun. After an hour or so, we had to cross the Kangri Nup Glacier and then it became constant up and down, on the glacial moraine. Overnight in Gorakshep.

Day 11. Site trip to Kalapathhar and  Everest Base Camp from Gorakshep :
We wake up early in the morning and take a dark climb up to Kalapatthar (5545m/18192ft). It takes an couple of hours to reach Kalapatthar(Black Rock). Sunset view from Kalapatthar is more admirable and undescribable. We can have a unbelievable panoramic view of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Pumori and Ama Dablam. The same day we’ll also hike to Everest Base Camp. Finally the wonderful destination Everest Base Camp is reached through rocky and glacial trail from where close look of Mt. Nuptse, Mt Khumbuste and Mt. Pumori can be viewed. Overnight in Everest Base Camp.

Day 12. Everest Base Camp to Periche :
After having unbelievable view of mount Everest we retrace our way back. With beautiful mesmerizing of snow caped mountians we’ll hike to Gorakshep for breakfast and taken descend down to Periche for overnight.

Day 13. Periche to Tengboche :
The trail drops downhill through Pangboche village with a beautiful view of rhododendron flowers and juniper trees. Our ascending and descend, retrace trail leads us toward Tengboche. It feels different view while we are retracing our trail even we are returning back to same route.

Day 14. Tengboche to Namchebazaar :
Today we’ll retrace our way back to Namchebazaar. We’ll cross suspension bridge at Phunki Tenga and takes our same route while we start our trek from Namchebazaar. Overnight in Namchebazaar.

Day 15. Namche Bazaar to Lukla :
The trial drops steeply dowards and we’ll ahead to fast flowing Dudh Koshi River. After crossing the suspension bridge at Dudhkoshi trail becomes more easy and natural. Although we walk for the same routes it seems different views while returning back. The day would be the last day of our trek to Lukla. Stay overnight at lodge in Lukla.

Day 16. Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu :
We fly back to Kathmandu as we finished all airport formalities. We can relax, have some gifts for relatives and friends from Nepal. If we want to travel or visit somewhere Himalayan Namobudhha Travel And Trek will manage for that too. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 17. Departure from Kathmandu :
The last day in Nepal, at 3 hours before scheduled flight we’ll be taken up to airport by office representative of Himalayan Namobuddha Travel And Trek. It’s time to bid Nepal farewell visit and appreciate your visit to our country Nepal. And the trek would be the great lifetime memory.

Wish you a wonderful Himalayan experience in Nepal.!!!

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No refund will be given if the program ends before the provided itinerary date.
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