Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
A representative of Ammonite will receive you at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu and will transfer you to the hotel. If you are fresh enough and not tired by journey, you can take short walk over Thamel and enjoy the evening. Overnight in a hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing
Our tour and trekking plan begins from the second day of your arrival and that is today! You visit Kathmandu—City of Temples—with experienced English speaking guide. Primarily, there are four touring destinations in Kathmandu—Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath temple, Swoyambhunath stupa (Monkey temple) and Bouddhanath stupa. All of these places are UNESCO listed World Heritage Site. On this day, Ammonite will introduce you with your trekking guide and he will brief you about trekking. Similarly, you can experience night life of Kathmandu and enjoy local meal, if interested. Overnight in a hotel. You can experience night life of Kathmandu. There will be pre- trip discussion with your mountain climbing Sherpa guides for well preparation of the trek.
Day 03: Flight to Lukla and Trek to Phakding
Early in the morning we arrive at Tribhuvan domestic airport to catch flight for Lukla. It is 30 minutes flight full of excitement as you will get opportunity to see mountains and green hills from the flight. After landing in Lukla we start trekking for Phakding. We will hire porter in Lukla and our guide will instruct you about further trail. Enjoying the scenic beauty and green lush vegetation we arrive at Phakding whrere we will spend our night.
Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar
Following the route of Dudh (Milk) Koshi River we trek towards Namche Bazaar. Monjo is our on the way destination. We cross pine, fir and rhododendron forest to arrive at Monjo. It (Monjo) is entrance to Sagarmatha National park. After some time of walk we arrive at Namche Bazaar where we enjoy some time by roaming and talking with local people. Overnight in Namche.
Day 05: Acclimatization Day
It is a rest day today. Today we will explore Namche and get acquainted with local culture especially, Sherpa culture. Acclimatization is necessary to adjust body with the increasing elevation. On this very day we will visit Sagarmatha National Park and hike to Everest View Hotel.
Day 06: Namche to Tengboche
It is an uphill climb today and we move above Dudh Koshi River. As we go higher, we see the path to Tengboche. The path is encircled by other Himalayas. We see different types of birds and animals on the way. Danfe (national bird of Nepal) is common on the area. We will also see Himalayan thar on the route. From Trashinga the trail slopes down and following this tack we arrive at Phunkitenga. We have our lunch here. We will go upward through rhododendron, pine and fir forests to reach Tengboche. From the way we will see our lodge at Tengboche and the site looks beautiful as it is surrounded by mountains and forests. We will spend night at Tengboche.
Day 07: Trek to Dingbouche
Enjoying beautiful landscapes, lush green vegetation and White Mountains ahead, our walk towards Dingboche continues. It is a pleasant trail on foot and probably the best walk of your life. We will spend night at Dingboche.
Day 08: Acclimatization Day
Although it is a rest day today but we will carry out our small excursion. We will visit Dingboche monastery and Chhukung village. In this village you will meet with Sherpa people and get chance to understand their culture which is unique for tourists. The view of Mt. Everest, Amadabalam, Lhotse, Tawache and other mountains will truly make your day full of wonder.
Day 09: Dingboche to Lobuche
Today we head towards Dugla. We keep on walking to Khumbu Glacier. The view of Tawache and Cholaste on the way will please you. You feel very cold after arriving in Lobuche. We will explore the area and spend night in Lobuche.
Day 10: Lobuche to Everest Base Camp to Gorakshep
It is a day when your dream will turn true. We will walk ahead towards Everest Base Camp (EBC). It is a place where mountaineers prepare themselves before submitting the peak—Mt. Everest—the highest Peak of the world at an elevation of 8,848m. You are in that place at present about which people keep on talking. Its majesty is not expressed in words. In the afternoon we descend towards Gorakshep where we will spend night.
Day 11: Gorakshep to Dzongla
Kalapatthar is our next immediate destination. We wake up early in the morning to be there so that we could enjoy sunrise from Kalapatthar. It is steep walk so we walk carefully and slowly. Kalapatthar is a rocky peak located below Pumori. The view from Kalapatthar will be never forgetting memory of your life. We walk towards Lobuche for lunch. Our further walk will take us to Dzongla.
Day 12: Dzongla to Chola Pass to Thangnak
To reach Cho La Pass in best weather condition, we walk early in the morning. We follow narrow path and that will take us to main glacier. The view from Cho La Pass (5,420m) is really beautiful. We will see Baruntse, Ama Dabalam, and mnny other peaks from the pass. Due to crevasses we need to be very careful in the pass. We get down carefully arriving at Nymagawa Valley. Aftter some hours of walk we arrive at Thangnak where we will spend night.
Day 13: Thangnak to Gokyo Lake
Ngozumba glacier is our first immediate destination. The view of Gokyo Valley from Ngozumba is wonderful. We reach at Gokyo valley then after. It is now 45 minnutes walk to arrive at Gokyo village where we will take rest for the night.
Day 14: Rest day at Gokyo Lake
It is rest day today. In order to adapt your body with the altitude we take rest. But on this day we will enjoy local surroundings like Gokyo Ri and can climb Gokyo Peak (5,360m). The scenery of this place will spellbind you.
Day 15: Gokyo to Renjo La Pass/ Lungden
The trail today is interesting as it goes encircling to the north of Gokyo Lake. We further move upward. The view of Gokyo and the mountains at our back is so beautiful. Now we move further to reach at Renjo La Pass. It is at an altitude of 5,420m. We reach the peak of the pass and from there observe Nangpa Valley. At our back is towering Everest and Makalu. We get down carefully from the pass. Further ahead is glacial lake. We move further ahead to arrive at Lungden where we will spend night.
Day 16: Lungden – Thame
We move lately today as it is down walk following Bhote Koshi River. We cross Nangpa Valley to arrive at Marlung. The trail goes on declining till we reach at Tarang. We finally arrive at Thame where we will stay tonight.
Day 17: Thame to Manjo
We walk towards Bhote Khola and this area is popular for Buddhist rock painting. We will see Himalayan thar here. We continue walking till we reach Thamo and gget back to namche Bazaar. In the noon we walk down to cross suspension bridge over Dudh Koshi River. We walk trhough Jorsale and get back to Monjo where we will halt for night.
Day 18: Manjo to Lukla
This is the last day of around one month trekking. Here we make the final climb up to the airstrip at Lukla after a short walk on the valley.
Day 19: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu
Today we catch flight for Kathmandu from Lukla. It is a beautiful scenic flight of around half an hour. You can enjoy some time in Kathmandu. Roam around Thamel and enjoy the shoping. Today Ammonite will offer you farewell dinner.
Day 20: Departure to your country
Here ends your trekking today. A representative of Ammonite will drop you in the airport three hours before scheduled flight to your onward destination.