Everest Comfort Trek

Trip Overview

On this trek, you will discover such physical, cultural and religious diversity of the Himalayan country, beautiful surroundings, peace and tranquility as you trek through the foothills of the Nepalese Himalayas and Sherpa heartland. Revealing the world’s highest mountain, typical Sherpa villages, Monasteries, Mani walls, prayer wheels and the Tibetan Buddhist culture of the Sherpas in the Everest region. This tour is sure to leave a lasting impression to you.

Trekking will be at a leisurely pace following well-worn paths ranging from four to 13 kilometers per day, gradually building in length throughout the tour. The trails are mostly steady uphill stretches. The highest attitude you trek to will be 3,800 metres above sea level.

Altitude is built up gradually during the trek allowing time for you to become acclimatised. There will be plenty of help available with a guide, a porter and two sherpas for every two guests.
There will be many opportunities for you to stop for photographs and refreshments. You will only need to carry a small backpack. Please note that trekking times may vary depending on the size of the group.

Please note: In the event that weather conditions in the Everest region do not permit local flights to go ahead as planned, the itinerary may be altered accordingly.

Day to Day Activity

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu
Day 02: Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding
Day 03: Trek to Monjo
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar
Day 05: Acclimatization day
Day 06: Trek to Thame
Day 07: Explore in Thame
Day 08: Trek to Namche
Day 09: Fly from Syangboche via Lukla to Kathmandu
Day 10: Sightseeing in Boudhanath and Bhaktapur
Day 11: Final Depart

Note: You are on full board throughout the trip.

Trip Highlight

» Incredible views of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse and Ama Dablam
» The Everest region in comfort with ensuite bathrooms, hot water, proper bed linen
» Visit Namche Bazaar, the fascinating Sherpa capital
» Visit Thame and its ancient monastery, home to Tenzing Norgay and other famous climbing Sherpas

Itinerary
  • Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu (1350m),
    Check in your Hotel (Gokarna Forest Resort), just few km outside from main hustling bustling city centre of Kathmandu valley, where you can enjoy a welcome meeting before a short orientation visit to nearby Thamel. CH
    Overnight comfortable Hotel, included meal: Dinner

    Day 02: Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2652m),
    You will take short but exciting flight to Lukla, the starting point for your trek along the southeast ridge of the Himalayan Everest region. After an included lunch, set off on a three-hour trek along the banks of the Dudh Koshi (milk river) whose white waters cut through the lower Khumbu valley.
    You reach at Phakding Yeti Mountain Home. You can join a walk this afternoon to the Sano Gomila, a small Buddhist temple, from where you can enjoy views of the snowcapped peaks in the distance.CL
    Overnight Comfort Lodge, Included meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,

    Day 03: Trek to Monjo (2835),

    Heading out of Phakding village, today we follow the Dudh Koshi north. We first cross to the west bank, climbing high above the river. This day’s walk takes us through magnificent forests of rhododendron, giant fir, and Juniper and magnolia trees. Climb terraced hills on your three-hour trek to Monjo, pausing en route at a vegetable farm in Chumow.
    You stay in Yeti Mountain Home at Monjo village. After lunch, you should have time to join a guided walk of the local area.CL
    Overnight Comfort Lodge, Included meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,

    Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m),
    Ascend over 800 metres today on your six-hour trek to Namche Bazaar, a terraced village and Sherpa trading centre in the Sagarmatha National Park. The UNESCO-protected Park is home to the southern side of Mount Everest, which you should catch first sight of today.
    Small numbers of rare species including musk deer, snow leopard, red panda and the Himalayan black bear reside within the forests of the lower slopes. Arrive at the Namche Yeti Mountain Home at lunchtime and stay for two nights. CL
    Overnight Comfort Lodge, Included meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,

    Day 05: Acclimatization day,
    Take a gentle one-hour walk to Sherpa Memorial Stupa followed by a visit to the Sherpa Cultural Centre where you enjoy a presentation on Sherpa culture and photography.
    Return to the lodge for lunch and spend the afternoon exploring nearby Namche market before a visit to Namche Monastery later in the day. CL
    Overnight Comfort Lodge, Included meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,

    Day 06: Trek to Thame (3800m),
    Carved Mani Stones and Stupa line the route from Namche Bazaar to Thame, which lies close to the Tibet border on the old salt trade route following Bhote Koshi valley, which starts, from Nang Pa la pass.
    Embark on a five-and-a-half hour trek to this small village and stay two nights at the Thame Yeti Mountain Home. You may get packed lunch today.CL
    Overnight Comfort Lodge, Included meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,

    Day 07: Explore in Thame,
    Today you explore around Thame village and visit the 14th-century monastery, which sits 200 metres above the village. Return to the lodge in time for lunch.CL
    Overnight Comfort Lodge, Included meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,

    Day 08: Trek to Namche
    Return to Namche today pausing for refreshments at a teahouse. You reach the Namche Yeti Mountain Home at lunchtime and spend your final night in the Everest region here.CL
    Overnight Comfort Lodge, Included meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,

    Day 09: Fly from Syangboche via Lukla to Kathmandu,
    After a 45-minute steep climb to Syangboche airstrip, you board on Pilatus Porter light aircraft for a thrilling short flight soaring through the Himalayas from Syangboche to Lukla. Change planes and fly on to Kathmandu, returning to the Gokarna Forest Resort for two nights.
    Perhaps discover UNESCO-protected Patan today - this city of arts is famed as a Hindu and Buddhist centre and has many wonderful pagodas, palaces, temples, stupas and monuments. CH Overnight Comfortable Hotel, included meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Day 10: Sightseeing in Boudhanath and Bhaktapur,
    Today's included excursion visits one of the world’s largest stupas, the UNESCO-protected heritage site of Boudhanath.
    After admiring the multicolored flags, which flutter from its top, continue to the cultural city of Bhaktapur. Highlights here include UNESCO-protected Durbar Square and Nyatapol Temple, the tallest temple in the Kathmandu Valley.
    There will be a farewell dinner at a local restaurant tonight.CH
    Overnight Comfortable Hotel, included meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Day 11: Final Depart
    The trip ends after breakfast. You will be transferred to the airport for the flight back home.
    Included meal: Breakfast,

Include/Exclude

Price Includes

» Transport-Comfortable private Bus,
» Accommodation - Comfortable Hotel and Lodge
» All sightseeing in Kathmandu and Bhaktapur,
» Local leader throughout the trip, local guide and porters
» All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner), snacks, welcome drink, tea/coffee as listed in the itinerary
» Domestic flights and applicable taxes.
» All National Park permits and entrance fees
» Comprehensive medical kit

Price Excludes

» Personal expenses such as soft drinks, beverage, postage, laundry
» International flights and departure taxes
» Visa and passport fees
» Travel insurance
» Emergency evacuation
» Tips and gratuities
» Costs arising from unforeseen events outside the control of Griffon Travel

Equipment List

Equipment List

NOTE:
You can bring your personal clothing if you already have them with you, if not it’s worth buying all below mentioned clothing and equipments here in Kathmandu in good rates and your guide will help you with it. You will have plenty of time before the trek to buy stuffs in Kathmandu (Thamel).
PERSONAL EQUIPMENTS FOR TREKKING
Sun glasses
Chap stick/Sunscreen
Face mask or Scarf
Hand towel
Fleece beanie
Wind stopper/waterproof top and bottom
Cold weather down jacket below waist
Fleece jacket and trouser
Trekking trouser
T-Shirts (short or long sleeves) dry fit is better
Polypropylene thermal tops and bottom, at least 2pairs,
Wind stopper and fleece gloves
Socks and under wears
Trekking boot
Snow Gaiter (optional)
Runners/Snickers for camps
Head torch
Water Bottle/Camel Pak
Trekking/Ski pole (optional. Handy for anyone with knee problem)
Spare batteries for Camera and flash light. Check charging facility along your journey
Day pack Minimum25L with side pocket for water bottle
Small personal first aid kit

Latest News
TAAN Pokhara Chapter Explored New Trail
A team of Trekking Agencies'' Association of Nepal (TAAN) Western Regional Association Pokhara has explored a new trekking trail that starts from Kushma of Parbat and ends at Baskharka of Myagdi district.

A 17-member team led by Narayan Sapkota, former president of TAAN Pokhara, started the exploration with a drive to Kushma from Pokhara. From Kushma, the walk started toward Banau (2150 meters) through Ghumti, Bagaicha, Bhatebari, Dhakdhake and Sidhali
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