Nepal is a country in a league of its own with breathtakingly beautiful scenery, a fascinating culture and friendly people. Meeting the villagers whilst trekking through this landlocked gem of a nation is one of its greatest pleasures.
This unique trek explores the icy beauty of the Himalayas, crossing the magnificent mountain range to be rewarded with some of the most spectacular views of the world’s greatest peaks. Immerse yourself in the humbling religious culture and breathe in the fresh air as you approach Everest’s famous base camp.
Day 1 – We depart the UK for our overnight flight to Kathmandu.
Day 2 – Arrive Kathmandu and transfer to hotel. Free time to explore and refresh after flight.
Day 3 – Day of sight seeing around Kathmandu, taking in Boudhanath Stupa – the biggest Buddhist shrine in the World!
Day 4 – Fly to Lukla. Trek to Phakding – 2,650m.
Day 5 – Trek to Sherpa capital of Namche Bazaar – 3,400m.
Day 6 – Acclimatisation day in Namche Bazaar. Optional trek to help acclimatise to Sagamartha National Park Headquarters – a must!
Day 7 – Trek Namche Bazaar to Khumjung – 3,795m.
Day 8 – Trek to Tyangboche – 3,867m. Visit the amazing monastery.
Days 9 – Trek to Dingboche – 4,350m.
Day 10 – Acclimatisation day in Dingboche. Optional trek to summit a peak surrounding the town – highly recommended!
Day 11 – Dingboche to Lobuje – 4,928m.
Day 12 – Lobuje to Everest Base Camp, then to Gorak Shep (5,280m).
Day 13 – Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar – 5,545m. Trek to Pheriche – 4,245m.
Day 14 – Trek to Namche Bazaar – 3,400m.
Day 15 – Trek to Lukla – 2,650m.
Day 16 – Fly to Kathmandu. Free time to explore, or rest!
Day 17 – Free day to enjoy the Nepalese capital, and to take in the many shops!
Day 18 – We depart Kathmandu and fly to the UK.
|Date:||15 November – 2 December 2018 BOOK NOW|
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