Day 01: Fly to Lukla (2,642m/8,668ft) from kathmandu and Trek to Phakding (2,562m/8,700ft).Flight: About 35 min flight and about 9km distance , approx 4 hrs trek
Early morning transfer to the Domestic Airport for our flight to Lukla. Lukla is a gateway to the Khumbu/Everest region. Meet your local porters and walk downhill to the Sherpa settlement of Cheplung. The trail then, follows the Dudh Khosi Valley before ascending to Ghat and Phakding.
Day 02: Trek to Namche from Phakding (3,440m/11,280ft).Distance about 10km, approx 6-7 hrs walk
The trail meanders through pine forest, crossing suspension bridges and several Sherpa villages to Jorsale: entrance to the Sagarmatha National Park and permit checkpoint. Thamserku (6,618m/21,714m) glistens above the village. Continue to the confluence of the Bhote and Dudh Khosi Rivers then climb steadily via the high Tenzing- Hilary suspension bridge with inspiring glimpses of Everest and the Nuptse – Lhotse ridge. A final three hour forest ascent leads to the administrative town of Namche Bazaar.
Day 03: Trek to Tengbouche from Namche Bazaar (3,870m/12,694ft).Distance about 10km and approx 6-7 hrs walking.
The trail climbs, then contours around the hillside, offering great views. Look out for spotted deer, Himalayan tahrs and birds – including the colourful (male) Danphe pheasant (Nepal’s national bird). At Sanasa the trail forks to Gokyo or Everest BC. Turn right and descend to cross the Dudh Khosi (past water driven prayer wheels) near Phunki Thenga (3,250m/10,663ft), the lowest point north of Namche Bazaar. It then enters the Imja Khola Valley and rises, through dwarf conifers and rhododendron forest, for a two hour pull, to the hilltop village of Tengboche. Their famous Gompa is set against the backdrop of Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Everest and other peaks. At full moon in October/November they hold the colourful Mani Rimdu festival with masked dancing and Tibetan Opera in the courtyard. Visit the monastery during the afternoon.
Day 04: Trek to Dingbouche from Tengbouche (4,360 m/14,300ft)Distance about 10km and approx 5-6 hrs walking.
Today’s trail descends to Debuche: a scattered stone village with a nunnery, chortens and long mani wall. Cross the Imja Khola and ascend to Pangboche with closer views of towering Ama Dablam (6,856m/22,495ft). The trail then follows the river as it rises to its confluence with the Lobuche Khola and continues up to Dingboche: the last year-round Sherpa settlement. Different views of Ama Dablam rise above terraced fields of barley, buckwheat and potatoes. The fields are walled to protect crops from icy winds and animals during the short growing season.
Day 05: Trek to Lobuche from Dingbouche (4,940m/16,207ft)Distance about 8 km and approx 5-6 hrs walking.
The trail climbs to a ridge and views of Taboche and Cholatse. Continue through yak pastures to a wooden bridge – and Duglha (4,620m/15,158ft). The trail then ascends steeply for an hour, up the gravely terminal moraine of the Khumbu Glacier. On the summit is a large group of stone-pile memorials to lost Sherpas and climbers. It also affords great border-views including Khumbutse, Lingtren, and Pumori. Everest is hidden behind the towering Nuptse – Lhotse wall. Follow the valley upstream for an hour to Lobuche.
Day 06: Trek to Gorak Shep (5,160m/16,930ft) and Everest Base Camp (5,364m/17,594ft).Distance about 15km and 8-10 hrs walking.
A long but rewarding day. Follow the windblown rocky path along the barren Khumbu moraine to the last village at Gorak Shep. After an early lunch, set out on the feint trail to the world’s highest Base Camp, on the Khumbu Glacier: opposite the dreaded ice fall – the most dangerous section of an Everest ascent. we can see the best view of mountain including Mahalangur Himal along the Tibetan border and main peaks are Pumori, Lingtren, Khumbutse and Nuptse. Trek back to Gorak Shep for the night
Day 07: Hike to Kala Patthar (5,545m/18,192ft) – Pheriche (4,280m/14,070ft)Distance about 15km and approx 8-10 hrs walking.
Early morning we climb of 2-3 hours up Kala Patthar, behind the village, offers a sunrise awakening of the Himalayan chain. First Everest (8,848m/29,028ft), then its surrounding vassals: Pumori (7,145m/23,443ft), Lingtren (6,697m/21, 973ft), Khumbutse (6,623m/21,730ft), Changtse (7,550m/24,772ft), Lhotse (8,516m/27,941ft) and Nuptse (7,861m/25,792ft). Plus Cho Oyo (8,201m/26,907ft) in the west and Ama Dablam to the south: amidst countless other peaks that crowd the horizon in all directions. walk back to Gorak Shep for breakfast; then retrace your steps to Lobuche. Return to the snout of the Khumbu glacier, dropping down the moraine and continuing on to the village of Pheriche for a lower and warmer night. Overnight in Pheriche at Lodge.
Day 08: Trek bakc to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m/11,280 ft)Distance about 15km and 8-9 hrs walking
After breakfast we descends to Debouche, rises through rhododendron forest to Tengboche. A long descent, leads back to Phunki Thenga before the climb to Sanasa (where the trail forked to Gokyo). The walk along the broader trail to Namche Bazaar is easy. Overnight in Namche Bazaar at Lodge
Day 09: Trek back to Lukla (2,642m/8,668ft)Distance about 18km and approx 7-8 hrs walking
we descend down to Lukla from Namce after breakfast. we climb down via comfortable altitudes and the friendly farming villages from Jorsale through to Cheplung and to our final destination Lukla. Overnight in Lukla at Lodge.
Day 10: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)Flight duration: approx 35 min
After an early breakfast, take the return flight to Kathmandu. Transfer to your hotel. Rest of day free.