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NepalUnique trek journey in the mountains

  • Sport and adventure
This trek is the opportunity to discover the Sherpa culture, the Himalayas and the legendary Thame.Throughout this trekking, you are lodged in the lodges of the chain Yeti Mountain Home in Phakding, Namche, Thame, Monjo and Lukla. In addition, this program has been designed to offer a balance between trekking and visits, adventure and discovery.Thame, located at the end of the Khumbu valley, is fa...

This trek is the opportunity to discover the Sherpa culture, the Himalayas and the legendary Thame.


Throughout this trekking, you are lodged in the lodges of the chain Yeti Mountain Home in Phakding, Namche, Thame, Monjo and Lukla. In addition, this program has been designed to offer a balance between trekking and visits, adventure and discovery.


Thame, located at the end of the Khumbu valley, is famous and appreciated for its authenticity. It is also known for being the birthplace of several famous Sherpas, who climbed Everest.

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Tour itinerary includes
  • Local population
    Local population
  • Mountain
    Mountain
  • Nature escape
    Nature escape
  • Countryside
    Countryside
  • Walking and trekking
    Walking and trekking

Customizable tour itinerary

This tour idea is fully customizable

This itinerary has been crafted by our Local Agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and your interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: International arrival

Our representative will be at the airport to receive you and transfer you to your hotel. Enjoy few hours of rest before the beginning of your trip.

Visited:
Kathmandu
Accommodation
Night at Mulberry (Kathmandu)

Day 2: Fly upper the mountain 

Your flight to Lukla takes place early in the morning. Your support staff will be waiting at the airport to start directly your trek to Phakding.

The trek to Phakding is an easy walk. The trek will take you through pastoral lands through several small villages and farms.
Trekking to Phakding (2610m) : 3-hours walk to reach the entrance of the national park and already beautiful landscapes.

Sites visited in the activity: Stone wall, Mani stone, Prayers Wheels, Painted Mani Stones, Pemacholing monastery (500 years old).

Board : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Visited:
Lukla, Phakding
Accommodation
Yeti Mountain Home Phakding (Phakding)

Day 3: Trek to Namche

An easy trail today to Monjo, where you will stop for lunch, will take you through the pine trees. During your walk you will admire the distant snow-capped peaks. You will encounter few impressive waterfalls and cross some yaks pasture. You start your trek through the wooded valley on a good trail crossing the river through high suspension bridge.

Just after the bridge the climb towards Namche began, it will be long and difficult but you will be rewarded by your first view on Mount Everest.
Trekking to Monjo (2835m) : Easy trail of 3 hours following the Dudh Koshi river and crossing local villages. 

Trekking to Namche (3400m) : 2 hours ascent to reach the famous capital of Sherpa. 

Sites visited in the activity: First view point of Kongde Ri, Dudh Koshi river, The climb towards Namche is known as “Namche Ko Ukalo” meaning the uphill of Namche, First view point of Everest + suspension bridges. 


Board : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Visited:
Namche
Accommodation
Yeti Mountain Home Namche (Namche)

Day 4: Acclimatation day in Namche

Namche Bazaar is the main center of the Khumbu region so you will find here all the facilities : internet, ATM’s, restaurants, bars and even Starbuck...

Your guide will take you though the little streets of the city and the colourful market where you can observe traditional Sherpa way of life.

You will explore the surroundings and enjoy flora and fauna found at such altitude. 

You can also continue to the lovely villages of Khumjung and Kunde where a clinic and a school have been opened thanks to the Sir Edmund Hilary Foundation.
Visit of Namche : Easy walk around the city.

Optional walk to Khumjung and Kunde : 5 hours walk round trip. 

Sites visited in the activity: View on Lhotse, le Nuptse, l'Everest, l'Ama Dablam, Street market, Clinic and school opened thanks to Sir Edmund Hilary Foundation, picturesque villages, Everest view, Khumjung Gompa.

Board : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. 

Visited:
Namche
Accommodation
Yeti Mountain Home Namche (Namche)

Day 5: Trek to Thame

Leaving Namche Bazar, the balcony path crosses forests of pines and rhododendrons and passes through many small villages.


This region of Nepal, outside the valley that leads to Everest, is less frequented by trekkers, so it guarantees of a strong authenticity.


You can have the chance to see the impressive fauna of the region : musk deer, pheasants, Himalayan tahrs ... Possibility to complete the day by visiting the gompa above Thame.


Trekking to Thame (3820m) : 4 hours of easy walk.


Board : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. 

Visited:
Thame
Accommodation
Yeti Mountain Home Thame (Thame)

Day 6: Excursion from Thame

Walk smoothly along the Sumdur ridge to reach the Sumdur lookout from where you will enjoy an unforgettable panorama of the secret Tibetan border (deep Nangpa La valley, Pasang Lhamu Peak, Cho Oyu at 8,201 m) and many peaks between 6,000 and 7,000 meters. 


Board : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Visited:
Thame
Accommodation
Yeti Mountain Home Thame (Thame)

Day 7: Trek to Kongde

You leave after breakfast for a day of trek between rhododendrons, bamboos and pine forests. You arrive in front of the glacier that descends from the northeast face of Kongde Ri and admire the view of Everest, Lhotse and Ama Dablam. This lodge is located at 4250 meters and is the highest hotel in the world.


Trekking to Kongde (4250m) : 7 hours of walk.


Sites visited in the activity: Old road used by Sherpa before 1950, Pare a small traditional Sherpa village, highest hotel in the world, glacier.


Board : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Visited:
Kongde
Accommodation
Night at Yeti Mountain Home Kongde (Kongde)

Day 8: Excursion from Kongde

You have to wake-up very early this morning if you want to make the excursion to Farak Ri (5000m). You enjoy panoramic views of the Khumbu Valley, including four of the six highest peaks in the world: Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, and Cho Oyu.

The rest of the day is free to relax or for new walks in the area.


Optional trekking to Farak Ri Summit : 5 hours of round tour.

Board : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Visited:
Kongde
Accommodation
Night at Yeti Mountain Home Kongde (Kongde)

Day 9: Trek to Phakding

After breakfast, you will descend to Phakding while enjoying the breathtaking view of the Dudh Koshi Valley, Mount Thamserku (6623m) and the Kangtega Range.

You cross the forest, reach the village of Toktok, and finally reach Phakding. 


Board : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Visited:
Phakding
Accommodation
Yeti Mountain Home Phakding (Phakding)

Day 10: Trek to Lukla

You finish your trek by a last climb with a positive elevation of 200 meters!


It's time to say goodbye to your trekking team before spending your last night in the mountains.


Trek to Lukla (2850m) : 3-hours of an easy walk with a little difficulty at the end.


Sites visited in the activity: Chaurikharka School, Kyongma Monastery.


Board : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Visited:
Lukla
Accommodation
Yeti Mountain Home (Lukla)

Day 11: Fly back to Kathmandu

After breakfast, you will take a flight back to Kathmandu. A short but spectacular flight with, in clear weather, a breathtaking view of the mountains.

At your arrival in Kathmandu airport, your will be transfer to your hotel where you can rest. 


Board : Breakfast.

Visited:
Kathmandu
Accommodation
Night at Mulberry (Kathmandu)

Day 12: Free day in Kathmandu

Today you have the choice, you can ask us for a guided tour of the main sites of the city.


We also offer you the opportunity to participate in an immersive and exclusive activity with a traditional craftsman. A fun activity for the whole family. The best memory you can bring back!


Music workshop : For all the music lovers, learn how to make a traditional flute and how to play it or make a Manda, the beats of which almost all Nepali folk songs are atuned to. 


Foodies activities : For all the food addict, you can choose to do a food tour with a local, to learn how to cook the famous Dhal Bhat, the delicious Momo or the number one Nepali dessert: the Yomari. 


Tradition workshop : Interested in Nepali tradition? Try carving stone with a local artisan, learning how to make the Iconic Blade of Gurkhas, a Khuhuri knife, or painting a wonderful Tangka with the help of a real artist.


Board : Breakfast.

Visited:
Kathmandu
Accommodation
Night at Mulberry (Kathmandu)

Day 13: See you soon !

Depending on your flight time you will be transferred to the airport. The airport check-in is 3 hours prior to the departure time.

According to your departure time, our agency is happy and ready to prepare activities just for you.

Or extend your trip because you wish to continue the adventure!  


Board : Breakfast.

Visited:
Kathmandu

Kathmandu Lukla Phakding Namche Thame Kongde

Price details

This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Season Price Per Adult
Prices Starting From
January 2020 to December 2020 $2,890

Included in price:

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • On-trip ground transportation
  • Activities according to your customized trip
  • Airport transfers
  • 24/7 local agency support
  • Trip creation with an expert local agent

Not included in price:

  • Arrival and departure flights
  • Meals and beverages not indicated
  • Personal expenses
  • Service gratuities
  • Visa fees
  • Travel insurance
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