Everest Cultural Trek

14 Days
Activity:
  • Everest Cultural Trek
  • Everest Cultural Trek
  • Everest Cultural Trek

Overview

Nepal Everest Cultural Trek is very popular for Sherpa people, the inhabitants of this region, and their unique culture, dialect, and tradition. The Everest region has a number of Buddhist monasteries. The seasonal festivals related with Tibetan culture are another beauty of this region. The communities residing in high Himalayas of Nepal share cultural similarities with Tibetan people at the other side of the mountains. Comparatively, it is an easy trek. The highest point to reach on this trek is about 4,000 m.
The itinerary for this trip to you we design is flying to Lukla and climb to Namche 3,435 m., Thame 3,500 m., Khumjung 3,700 m.,  Phortse Pangboche 3,900 m. and Tengboche 3,870 m. Trekkers can visit the old Buddhist Monastery and also have an experience with Sherpa’s popular festival Mani Rimdu, the biggest festival of Sherpa. It falls on the tenth Lunar month of Tibetan which is going to be held in October and November during the Trekking season in Nepal.

Everest Cultural Trek Itineraries we design for you at very reasonable cost. when you arrive in Kathmandu Nepal we provide you a trekking map. Nepal Everest Cultural Trek is designed for all types of visitors to Nepal.

Trip Highlight

  • Flying to Lukla
  • Easy trek  
  • Visit all the monasteries and Sherpa villages around 4,000 m. in this region

Fitness level Moderate
Trip Duration 14 Days
Activity Nepal Trekking
Accommodation Tea House
Start - End Lukla in khumbu Region - Lukla in Khumbu Region
Group Size Min 2 Px
Max. Altitude 3910 m
Trip Season Any Season(Autumn and Spring is Recommended)

Day-01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300 m)

After arriving at the airport, our guide welcomes you at the Tribhuvan International Airport, from there you are dropped to the Hotel and transferred by a welcome drink and dinner in the evening. If your flight arrives earlier, you can spare some time at the hotel or roam around Kathmandu, preferably Thamel and look for some souvenirs back home. Later in the evening, you are served with authentic Nepali food or dinner of your choice. 

Accommodation in Hotel

Snacks and Dinner Included

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu and preparation for the trek

Today is kind of a rest day as it doesn't contain more traveling, this day is more likely a day to prepare your documents and make sure you have enough gears for the trek. Furthermore, we still continue the day visiting different world heritage sites in Kathmandu meanwhile your documents are made ready. We are more likely to visit the Kathmandu Durbar Square, Boudhanath Stupa or Pashupatinath Temple which is all listed on the UNESCO world heritage site. On this day you get the quick tour of Kathmandu city. Later in the evening, you can visit pubs and clubs around Thamel and get prepared for the early morning bus to Pokhara the following day. 

Accommodation in Hotel

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2,800m)(40m) then trek to Phakding (2,652m):  3/4 hrs trek

We take an early morning flight from Kathmandu Airport to Lukla, Lukla is also known as the gateway to the Everest, each tourist/trekkers visiting Everest Region pass their way through Lukla. The flight roughly takes around 40 minutes with the view of several mountains in the Himalayas. From Lukla, we start our trek towards Phakding, crossing Cheplung and Ghat, we reach Phakding after 3-4 hours of walk from Lukla. We accommodate for the night in Phakding

Accommodation in Lodge

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m): 5/6 hours

On the fourth day, we take our breakfast in Phakding and start our journey towards Namche bazaar through pine forest up to the Benker Valley. Following the trial, we cross the Dudhkoshi River. We then pass Monjo Village along with the trial and reach the entrance of Sagarmatha National Park. After which we pass Jorsale Village, after taking steep downhill, we reach our destination for the day, that is Namche Bazaar. We walk for 5-6 hours on this day.

Accommodation in Lodge

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

Day 05: Namche Bazaar (3,440 m): Acclimatization Day

5th day is the rest day in Namche Bazaar, Namche Bazaar is a common route among the trekkers and guides as most people stay there for acclimatization. Tourists stay there at the cafes and using the internet on this day. Namche Bazar is the best trade region in the Khumbu Region with the mesmerizing view of mountains of Himalayas specially the Kongde Ri Peak. The average temperature of Namche Bazaar is 6-degree Celcius around the year which can go up to negative 8 degrees in the winter.

Accommodation in Lodge

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

Day 06: Namche Bazar to Tengboche(3860m)5/6hrs Visit Tengboche  Monastery and join with Monk for Chanting              

After breakfast in Namche Bazaar, we trek move further north towards the Tengboche which is one of the famous destinations for Monks visiting the Khumbu or Everest region. It takes us around 5-6 hours to reach Tengboche village from Namche Bazaar. Tengboche Monastery is the biggest Monastery in the region. After reaching Tengboche, the Chanting starts at around 3 PM, we join the Monk for Chanting at the Tengboche Monastery. The monastery territory has one of the best panoramic views of the Himalayas, the Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, etc. Overnight stay at Tengboche.

Accommodation in Lodge

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included

 

Day 07:Tengboche to Pangboche(3930m)3/4hrs, Visit Pangboche Monastery and enjoy with the View 4hrs

After our rituals in Tengboche, we trek further towards Pangboche. On the way, on our seventh day, we pass Debuche Village. We pass Lush, Confer, and Rhododendron forest on the way to Pangboche alongside the Imja River. We take the Upper Pangboche Trial and visit the Pangboche Monastery there and admire the Himalayas there Overnight stay at Pangboche

Accommodation in Lodge

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

Day 08: Pangboche to Phortse(3810m)5hrs

On this day we start trekking back towards the Phortse Village which takes us around 5 hours today. Phortse village is a village in the Khumbu region that lies between the meeting point of Dudh Koshi River and Imja River.  Phortse Village is a little isolated village as this village doesn’t lie on the main trekking trail of the Khumbu region. We admire the Himalayas from them and stay overnight at Phortse

Accommodation in Lodge

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

Day 09: Portes to Khumjung (3780m) Visit Beautiful Sherpa  Village and Monterey.5/6hrs

From Portes, we trek back to Khumjung Village, Khumjung Village is a beautiful Sherpa village in the main trekking trail of Khumbu region in the lap of Khumbila mountain. This village was helped by sir Edmund Hilary to build the School there in 1961 after his successful climbing to the Everest.  It takes us around 5-6 hours to reach Khumjung Village. Here we visit the Khumjung Monastery and spend some time with the monks there. Overnight stay at Khumjung Village.

Accommodation in Lodge

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

Day 10: Khumjung  to Thame (3800m): 5 / 6 hours Visit Beautiful Sherpa Village and Monastery

From Khumjung, we trek West towards Thame Village. Thame Village is another Sherpa Village in Namche VDC, this village was a trade route between India and Tibet for Salt in the earlier days. This village has a great history and has produced many climbers like the Apa Sherpa, Kami Rita Sherpa and Tenjing Norgey Sherpa who are the big names in climbing mountains. Also, we visit the Thame Monastery there and interact with the monks there. Overnight stay at Thame Village.

Accommodation in Lodge

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

Day 11:Thame To Namche 4/5 hrs

On the 11th day we move towards Namche Bazaar, it is 4-5 hours walk on this day. Along the banks of Bhote Koshi river, we walk through the thick Pine forest trail along the way. Overnight stay at Namche Bazar.

Accommodation in Lodge

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

Day 12: Namche to Lukla 6hrs

From Namche Bazar, we trek back to Lukla to catch our flight back to Kathmandu on the other day. It takes around 6 hours to reach Lukla from Namche, along the way we cross bridges above the Dudh Koshi River and Bhote Koshi river. On crossing the Jorsale, Banker, Phakding Village we reach Lukla. Overnight stay at Lukla

Accommodation in Lodge

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

Day13: Lukla to Kathmandu by Flight

We take an early morning flight from Lukla and fly back to Kathmandu. At Kathmandu, we check in to our hotel and do some souvenir shopping and can enjoy nightlife at Thamel, the tourist area in K-town. Overnight Stay at Kathmandu.

Accommodation in Hotel

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Included.

Day 14: Drive to International Airport and Departure

Checkout from the hotel. And we end our trip with you dropping at the airport and seeing you goodbye and wising for a safe flight back home. 

 

Accommodation in Hotel

Breakfast Included.

INCLUDED

-Airport picks up and drops by  Private Vehicle

-Welcome dinner at typical Nepali Restaurant

-3 nights accommodation in Kathmandu with Breakfast

-One  Govt. License holder Trekking Guide

-Trekking Permit and TIMS Card

-Trekking Porters (2 clients = 1 Porter)

-Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner with hot drinks during treks

-Lodge during the Trek

-Kathmandu Lukla Kathmandu Flight fare to Client and Guide Porter

-Insurance for all Staffs 

Not Included

-International Flight and Nepal Visa 
-Food in Kathmandu  except Breakfast
-Personal expenses: (Laundry, phone calls, dry foods, cold drinks, bar bills)
-Temple/Monastery entrance fees
-Extra night of Accommodation and extra days of the trek
-Travel Insurance and rescue 
-Additional activities (Safari-Bungee-Paragliding-Rafting and so on.)
-Tip to Nepali staff (Guide and Porters)

Price:$1380

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