Luxury Trekking in Everest
Luxury Trekking in Everest
The Everest region lies in the northeast part of Nepal. The major attraction of Everest region is the highest peak of Nepal Mount Everest, Sagarmatha national park, Lhotse and Cho Oyo. The 10 day walks between the middle hills of Solu to the higher altitudes of Khumbu to the base of Mt.Everest. Trekking in Everest is considered as the challenging trek of Nepal, Luxury Trekking in Everest is for those trekkers who want to explore Everest region staying in comfortable accommodation with better facilities while enjoying beautiful landscaped gardens, comfortable lounges and bedrooms with hot showers and western toilets.
Before Trekking in Everest region was just a camp or basic tea house. Now, Luxury Lodge trek in Everest is possible by staying at comfortable and traditionally built lodges in Sherpa villages with modern conveniences of modern hotels. Luxury trekking in Everest starts from Kathmandu sightseeing of historical and cultural monuments. After reaching Lukla from Kathmandu, trekking starts following the footsteps towards the world peak. Further, trek will lead you up to Dudh Koshi river valley and following day brings you to the capital of Sherpa village Namche bazaar where the highest peaks greets you. You can now experience the land of Buddhist Sherpa with colorful flags, main walls and monasteries. Above Namche bazaar lie the traditional villages of Khunde and Khumjung. Further the trails lead you to Tengboche monastery. It is the leading Buddhist center in Khumbu. From Tengboche trips continue to Periche, Kala patthar and Gorekshep. From here, the site of Everest base camp is easily accessible from where much of Mt.Everest is clearly. As Everest is high-altitude region so usually it is cold and chilly so the best time to visit region is summer time (October-November, march-may, December- February).
Trekking planner has years of experience organizing trekking in Nepal. We provide Luxury Trekking in Everest in very reasonable price with a best co-operative service in high level of comfort. If you have any inquiry about this package remember us, we are happy to assist you. We try to make your holiday life time memorable. Happy customer makes us happy.
“Ready-Made itinerary presented in website can be operated for individuals, couples and small groups on a private tailor-made basis, starting on a date of your choice. Please contact Trekking Planner to discuss about your tour plan.”
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350 m)
Up on arrival at the International airport in the Kathmandu, you will be picked up by our airport representative and transfer to the hotel. After check in hotel you will have free afternoon to explore the area by yourself (if you need any assistance from us please let us know). Later in the after you will meet one of our office representative for briefing about your tours, at that time if you have any question or queries could ask with us and then walk to one of the Authentic Restaurant for welcome dinner. Stay overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Sightseeing tours in Kathmandu
Today you have full day guided sightseeing tours to the Buddhist and Hindu sights in Kathmandu, probably to Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swyambhunath; combination Hinduism and Buddhism known as monkey temple as there are many holy monkey living in the north-west part of the temple. Pashupatinath a sacred Hindu temple situated on the bank of the Bagmati River. Then drive to Buddhanath stupa one of the biggest and oldest stupa in the world. Later in the afternoon there will be a pre-trip meeting with your trekking guide in hotel. Our office representative will brief you regarding our trek as well as provides you opportunity to ask any question of upcoming trip with guide. And sty over night in Kathmandu.
Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2800m) 35min flight and Trek to Phakdhingn (2680 m) about 04 hrs walk
As per your flight time you will be picked up one and half hour earlier from hotel for your transfer to domestic airport. After the necessary security formalities (keep your pen-knife-lighter-matches and other sharp cutting items including scissors and other knife in the bigger baggage not in hand bags) board in the smaller twin otter or similar plane for the sweeping panoramic flight of 35 minutes to Lukla 2800m. In Lukla you will have time to stroll around, while the guide sort and divide the load baggage to be carried by porters for your short trek of about 3-4 hrs to Phakding at 2652m. Lunch hour will depend upon the time of arrival at Lukla, either in Lukla or few hrs walks further down on route to Phakding. The walk is gradual and most of the way, with few ups from Tarhe khola, where you can have a superb view of Kusum-Kangru 6,369m crossing a short suspension bridge, from here after a short climb brings us to the Ghat village, another 01 hrs gradual walk brings you to Phakding village for the overnight stop near the bank of the Dudh-Kosi river. Stay overnight at Yeti Mountain Home.
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m) about 05 hrs walk
From Phakding after crossing the suspension bridge over the Dudh-Kosi the walk is pleasant with few short uphill and downhill and re-crossing the same river again, with magnificent view of Thermasarkhu 6,608m, from the village of Benkar, cross the long suspension bridge over the Bhote-Koshi River, after the bridge reaches a small village call Monjo. After few minutes’ walk from Monjo, comes to the entrance of Sagarmatha National Park, where your trekking permit especially the park ticket is checked and keeps the record of all trekkers going to and from this place including the local trekking staff as well.From here a short descend and a gradual walk brings us to the suspension bridge over the Bhote-Koshi river, after the bridge Jorsalle village is reached, the last village till Namche Bazaar, from here the walk is pleasant on the river bed till the last bridge over the Imjatse river is reached, from here the walk is along the winding uphill path all the way to Namche Bazaar, with magnificent view of Kwangde peak and it other sister peaks towards east, with Kusum kangru on the back as you climb higher, view of Mt.Everest- Nuptse wall, Lhotse and the closer view of Taweche peak can be seen all the way to Namche, from lunch 2-3 hours reaches you at Namche Bazaar the colorful houses are situated in an amphitheatre U shaped bowl. Stay overnight at Yeti Mountain Hole.
Day 05: Rest day in Namche Bazaar
Today you have easy day, a short walk uphill to the Sagarmatha National Park Headquarter, a magnificent spot perched on top of Namche Bazaar with breathtaking view of the surrounding snow capped mountain includes Mt. Everest and the valleys way down, with an interesting museum with all kinds of information regarding the history of the Himalayas, geographic, culture, mountaineering history and existing information on flora and fauna of this region. After short visit around the Museum, about 01 and half hrs steep climb brings you up to Syangeboche, further to Everest View Hotel for magnificent panoramic view of Thamserku, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Mt. Everest, Nuptse and many more. Trek back to Namche for overnight. Stay overnight at Yeti Mountain Home.
Day 06: Trek to Teshinga (3,445m) about 04 hrs walk
From Namche Bazaar the trail to Teshinga follows the classical approach route to Everest from where you will have breathtaking view of the surrounding snow capped mountain includes Mt. Everest. We follow an almost level and winding trail for about 04 hrs to Teshinga. Stay overnight at Everest Summit Lodge.
Day 07: Day Trek/Hike/Excursion to Tengboche (3850m) 05-06 hrs walk
Looking across the valley, you can see the path sloping up towards the famous monastery of Tengboche. The day begins with descending down to Phunki Tenga. Here we cross a suspension bridge before beginning a climb with a steep ascent for about 01 hrs through quite heavily forested by rhododendron and pine. Once out of the heavy forest line the trail is quite gentle and gradual all the way to Tengboche, It has one of the biggest and oldest monasteries in the Khumbhu valley. After lunch trek back to Teshinga for overnight. Stay overnight Everest Summit Lodge.
Day 08: Trek to Mende (3736m) about 06 hrs walk
Today after breakfast leave Teshinga re-trace the trail to Sanasa then the path leads up the shallow valley onto Khumjung the education centre of Khumbu area. If we have enough time we will visit the Khumjung monastery and Khunde Hospital. The trail leads above Namche Bazaar, by passing Syangeboche airport. Continue through the beautiful valley and as you wander along the forest track you might have chance to see National Birds (Pheasants), Himalayan Thar, Musk Deer. The last hours climb to Mende will literally take your breath away, but with gradual acclimatization over the past few days a steady pace and determination will get us to the top. Stay overnight at Everest Summit Lodge.
Day 09: Day Hike/trek/Excursion to Thame (3800m) about 05 hrs walk
We take a day’s bag with water, camera and warm clothes, walk through the lap of mountain, an old Tibetan trade route. This well-formed, wide path makes for a mostly easy walk all the way to the Thame Village.Thame retains many of its original building and culture and is perhaps one of the prettiest village in the Khumbu valley. We will visit the Thame Monastery and Thame village, the home of Nepal’s most famous mountaineers. After lunch we will re-trace back to Mende. Stay overnight at Everest Summit Lodge.
Day 10: Trek to Monjo (2835m) about 05 hrs walk
After breakfast the path descent back down to Monjo, we will first visit the Laudo Monastery, a fifteen minute walk above Mende. The main temple is only forty years old; it has a remarkable meditation room built behind a huge rock. After our visit we will re-trace and continue to Namche for lunch. Then we descend all the way to Monjo will be along the same route as on the way up. Stay overnight at Everest Summit Lodge.
Day 11: Trek to Lukla (2800m) about 05 hrs walk
Today is our final day of the trek, we re-trace and continue walk to Lukla. From Monjo we carry on the descent down the Dudh Khosi village through the small villages. From Chaurikharka we start ascending the final hill of the trek to reach the Lukla. Stay overnight at Yeti Mountain Home.
Day 12: Fly to Kathmandu (1350m) about 35min flight
If the weather is on our favors we will get an early morning flight back to Kathmandu which takes about 35min. Once you arrive in Kathmandu airport you will be picked up and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu where you can then spend rest of the day as you want. Stay overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 13: Free/leisure day in Kathmandu
Today is a free day to rest and relax or shopping or do more sightseeing around the city. Stay overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 14: Final departure from Nepal
Today according to given time transfer to the airport for your departure flight or join another activity with us.
“Trekking Planner will try to keep day-to-day schedule as per the detailed itinerary but there might be some flexibility due to other factors beyond our control. A variety of factors, including adverse weather conditions, natural disasters, difficulty with transportation and politics can lead to enforced changes. So, it is not possible to guarantee as per the itinerary. In the case, trip leader will manage it to minimize your inconvenience.”
We wish you have a wonderful time with us!
USD $2475.00 per person(3 star category hotel in KTM)
USD $2651.00 per person(4 star category hotel in KTM)
USD $2761.00 per person(5 star category hotel in KTM)
Single Supplement USD $475.00
- All airport Pick up drop by private vehicle (for both International and domestic flight
- welcome dinner in Authentic Restaurant
- 04 night twin/double shearing deluxe accommodation on BB in Kathmandu
- Guided sightseeing tours in Kathmandu with privet vehicle.
- Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu flight with airport departure tax
- National Park entrance fee and Trekkers’ Information Management System( TIMS card)
- A highly experience, helpful, knowledgeable, friendly , English speaking well trained, Government license holder guide with all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, Transport and insurance.
- 02 guest=01 porter with their Insurance, Salary, Food, accommodation and equipment.
- Twin/double shearing deluxe accommodation in the Luxury Lodge (Yeti Mountain Home/Everest Summit Lodge) during the trekking
- Three meals a day; breakfast, Lunch and Dinner and tea/coffee during the trekking.
- Safe drinking water and first add kid box
- Trekking Planner’s sleeping bag, down jackets, Ti-shirt, Cap, duffle bags, city and trekking route maps – if necessary.
- Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate fee in USD and two passport size photo)
- International airfare to and from Kathmandu (no need to pay departure tax for international flight)
- Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
- Meals during the traveling time
- Personal travel and health Insurance, Insurance for helicopter evacuation
- Extra night accommodation and lunch and dinner in city because of early arrival, late departure and early return from the mountain (due to any reason) then the scheduled itinerary
- Personal expenses (phone calls, baggage charge, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
- Tips to the trekking crews and drive
- Extra expenses due to flight delays, strikes, weather condition or any event out of our control
- Anything not included in service includes column
Difficulties rating of Everest Luxury Trek
A trekker or walker who is able to hike normally 4-5 hours per day carrying a light weight backpack will be very fit enough to do this trekking. There are stone step up and down which are very uneven and due to some long descents your leg may feel shaky so we recommend to use walking poles to feel safer. Luxury Trek is normal and no need to feel altitude related risk.
Recharging Batteries of Electronic Items on the Trek
Hydro electricity or solar power sources are used to charge your electrical items like camera, batteries, iPod, iPhone etc. Lodges may charge small fee per hours for charging facilities. Better to buy adaptors before the trip since plugs are limited. In Nepal 220-240 volt power is used and sockets fit round and flat plugs.
Extra Advice for Luxury trek in Everest
You may see some beautiful and sweet children and you may want to distribute balloons, chocolates, money and pens as many trekkers have felt same. But better not to do so because it encourages them to beg and ask to every trekker.
In the trekking, keep your valuables safe. Do not left anything anywhere. Ensure that you lock your door when you leave your room and do not hang any things outside at night.
Use a dustbins and do not throw anything into the fire. Carry garbage in the way where dustbin facilities are not available and conserve the environment.
Spending Money per day
Mainly, depends upon spending habits, normally you should allocate US$ 15-20 a day is good enough to buy drinks and chocolates on trekking.
Travel Insurance for Everest Luxury Trek
Trekking in Nepal is mainly in remote area. You should be sufficiently protected and need to have travel insurance that covers emergency evacuation, lost items, liabilities, injuries and medical treatment. Ensure the insurance covers all the activities in the Himalayas. Trekking Planner can offer the appropriate medical response based on your policy and insurance.
Washing and Toilet facilities for Everest Luxury Trek
All the lodges offer hot showers, which will be in bathroom. Limit the use of hot water unless the water is solar heated or firewood for the ecological reason. You should not through toilet paper in the toilet hole rather you should use rubbish bin that is kept inside the toilet.
How Can I Plan and Confirm My Trip
Trekking planner is a government licensed trekking company in Nepal as you can see a photos of legal documents in about us section. Under following terms and condition, we accept your booking:
We required non-refundable deposit of 15% down payment in advance is mandatory to book a flight tickets, hotel booking and TIMS as well as permit process. Booking must be done 5 days earlier and amount can be either bank transfer or western Union, money gram as well as through credit cards and the rest amount must be paid upon your arrival to Nepal.
Can you provide me more information about the lodges on this Luxury trek?
In Luxury trek, lodges offer the perfect opportunity to experience trekking in the mountains in luxury and comfort. Each room in every lodge has an attached bathroom with hot showers and western toilets, comfortable beds and great qualitative food. Everything is provided from sheets and blankets to hot water bottles, beautiful landscaped gardens and comfortable lounges.
How fit do I have to be for this trek?
Everest Luxury Trek is consider as moderate trek but trekking in Himalaya means uphill and downhill walking in remote part. You must be healthy and fit to make your mind you can trek minimum 4-5 hours a day.
How many guides and porters will be there in our group?
A group will have a group leader or a guide who will lead you on the trek. Porters will be there to carry your baggage packs and all the gears. One porter will carry two trekkers baggage. A number of supporting staff will depend upon your group size.
At one time how many liter of water I have to carry in the trek?
Mostly 3-4 liters is sufficient. You will be able to refill bottles at lunch time. When you are in high altitude you have to drink more water to get rid of altitude sickness.
Is it necessary to carry Trekking poles?
Yes, Trekking Poles make you easy to walk in the rough ways. Trekking poles makes your body and leg to move more safely. So, we suggest you to use it.
Is bottled water available everywhere in the trek?
Mainly luxury lodges on the way sell bottled water and other supplies that may be needed for you on the trek. There are no any plastic recycleable facilities in Nepal, we encourage you to bring chlorine tablets and use filter water in the lodges.
Should I have to bring iodine tablets for purifying the water?
You have to bring iodine tablet with you. Chlorine tablets are widely available. The most effective and commonly used version of chlorine is chlorine dioxide, which is tasteless and odorless. Tablets can be bought cheaply and usually 1 tablet is sufficient to purify 1 liter of water. Neutralizing tablets can also be bought to get rid of the smell and taste of chlorine or iodine. This will need to be done for water obtained using hand pumps or streams in the trek.
What if I get ill while on the trek?
It depends on the nature of your illness. If you suddenly feel dizzy or weak, you have to sit or lie down. If you still feel sick, keep a warm and quiet until you can get medical help. You will carry down if no progress we advise travelers to take a personal kit too.
In serious cases, you need helicopter rescue. Our guide will suggest you to use it if its ver serious. So, helicopter rescue insurance is necessary for every trekker before you come to trek in this trek.
Would you recommend taking a Down Jacket?
The weather is changeable in the Himalaya so you can expect to experience four seasons in one day. Make sure you have plenty of warm layers which you can shed or add as required. While even in winter it can be as warm as 19C during the day, the higher the altitude, the colder the temperature and when high up the temperature drops significantly at night to around -10C in October/November, and to around -20C from December to February.
Is alcohol permitted on trek?
Alcohol is consumed in Nepal. You can buy it in lodges in the trek. Local alcohol is also available. However we suggest you not to drink alcohol at high altitude.
What kind of weather can we expect during trekking?
Mountains weather is difficult to predict. Although at night it is generally cooler and the days are warm. Winter (January and February) will be colder but the days can be warm if the sun is out. There will be bit of snow during the month of January, February and December. It is also important to make sure that you can stay warm and dry in just about any conditions.
Equipment for this trip
- Trekking Bag pack.
- Trekking day bag.( Small handbag)
- Trekking shoes.
- Sports shoes or sandal.
- Trekking stick.
- Sun Hat, cap
- Warm woolen cap.
- Trekking jacket Gore tax/ flees jacket.
- Pullover or warm sweeter.
- 4/5 pairs of good qualities shock.
- Hand gloves.
- 2/3 pairs of Trekking trousers
- 3/4 pairs of trekking shirts.
- 3/4 pairs of Underwear
- Eye glass
- Water bottle.
- Sleeping bag.
- Flash or Torch light.
- Camera and batteries.
- Sun cream.
To provide you a reasonable price, we need some number of persons into a group to minimize your cost on hotel, transportation and any other alternation in your itinerary. Departure dates available for online booking are as below where price given is per person and international flight is not included. If given date is not appropriate for you, Please CONTACT US so that Trekking Planner will happily manage your trip on dates favorable for you.
Trekking Planner also organizes various trips on small groups that can suit for you. We recommend you to reserve a seat for you by booking with us right away for a wonderful experience with us. Hurry up! Adventure is waiting for you.
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- Total Duration14 Days
- Trekking Duration09 Days
- ActivityTrekking & Cultural excursion
- StartsFrom Kathmandu
- EndsAt Kathmandu
- Trek typeTea Houses
- Per Day Walkingabout 5 hrs
- Trip GradeEasy-Moderate
- Max. Altitude3850m
- Trek/tour styleHotel/Lodge
- MealsBreakfast basis in city & full board during the trek
- AccommodationDouble/twin shearing deluxe accommodation
- TransportationPrivate Vehicle/flight
- Best SeasonFeb-May & Sept-Dec
- Group Size1-16
- CostUSD 2475