SHERPA VILLAGES TREK

Trip Facts

Starts FromKathmandu
Ends inKathmandu
Country Visited Nepal
Best Time Mar - May, Oct - Dec
Price (per person) $1,195
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Internal airfare (per person) $395*

Tour Overview

Sherpa Villages Trek at Everest region offers an exclusive opportunity to witness the Himalayan lifestyle, tradition, cultures and rituals of Sherpas inhabitants. Visit ancient monasteries, enjoy trekking through beautiful forests, cross suspension bridges and capture excellent views of Everest, Amadablam, and other Himalayan peaks that simply takes you to whole different world. Sherpas, their Buddhist culture and life in the Himalayas is tough but they surely bring the smile in your face with their heartly hospitality.

 

We start our Sherpa Villages Trek as you arrive at naturally blessed and culturally rich country Nepal, embark in for one day cultural sightseeing around capital city of Kathmandu and board a scenic flight towards Lukla airstrip. During our initial days of our Sherpa villages trek, we cross several suspension bridges, enter Sagarmatha National Park and get the first glimpse of Everest. After a few day of trekking we arrive at popular Sherpa village of Namche Bazar, the trading place for local traders and nice place where we get to know much more about Sherpa community and their lifestyle.

 

Further we head towards Khumjung passing the Syanboche airstrip and enjoy great views of Everest Himalayas from Everest view hotel. Ascending further at Khunde, we visit hospital built by Sir Edmund Hillary. In this way, exploring the affluence in culture, tradition and rituals while visiting local Buddhist monasteries, nunneries we explore Tengboche, Pangboche and trek downhill towards Chumoa and Lukla before we fly back towards Kathmandu.

 

Sherpa Villages Trek is a short and comparatively easy delightful trekking adventure suitable for most of the travel lovers who are looking forward to get the best views of world’s highest Himalayas while exploring insights into Sherpa culture and tradition. Sherpa Villages Trek is best experienced during the spring months of March, April, May and autumn months of September, October and November. Join this Sherpa Villages Trek with Himalayan Treasures and Travels. Contact us for booking and further information.

Private journey  |  Based on double occupancy  |  *Airfare subject to change

Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu (4,600′)

Welcome by our representative at the airport and transferred to the hotel. Brief explanation about the trekking program.
Overnight in hotel.

Day 2: Kathmandu sightseeing

After breakfast, we begin half-day city tour visiting historical and cultural places of Kathmandu. Overnight in hotel.

Day 3: Flight to Lukla and trekking to Phakding (8,714′)

The flight to Lukla, with a hair raising landing on a steep mountain runway, brings us to the village of Lukla [2900m]. After meeting the crew, we start our trek.We head up the Dudh Kosi Valley. Overnight at Tea house/Lodge

Day 4: Trek to Namche (11,319′)

From Phakding, we cross and re-cross the river on high suspension bridges. Beyond Monjo is the entrance to the Sagarmatha National Park. The park was set-up to conserve this fragile mountain environment. We then ascend steeply to Namche and along the way, if the weather permits, catch the first glimpse of Mt Everest . Namche is the main trading village in the Khumbu and has a busy Saturday market – a meeting place for the Hindu traders from the lowlands and the Tibetan yak caravans that have crossed the glaciated Nangpa La.
Overnight at Tea house/Lodge

Day 5: Trek to Khumjung (12,421′)

Ascending from Namche Bazaar, we pass the airstrip at Syangboche and the Japanese-built Everest View Hotel. From the hotel, there are magnificent views of the valley and Everest. We walk to the picturesque village of Khumjung with many old traditional houses and a gompa at the top end of town. At the nearby village of Khunde, is the famous hospital built by Sir Edmund Hillary, an important center of health care in the region.
Overnight at Tea house/Lodge

Day 6: Trek to Thyangboche (12,677′)

Heading east, we pass a large chorten and then descend to a bridge across the Dudh Kosi at Phunki Tenga. From the river, the trail ascends through a forest of pine and rhododendron, before arriving at Thyangboche Monastery. The views here are truly awesome, from the beautiful Ama Dablam to Lhotse and Everest at the head of the valley. The gompa has been rebuilt since a tragic fire in 1989 and is well worth a visit.
Overnight at Tea house/Lodge

Day 7: Excursion to Pangboche (12,822′)

Today’s visit include an excursion to Pangboche Monastery and the nunnery at Deboche. The monastery at Pangboche, founded in 1667, is the oldest in the Khumbu region. The magnificent views of Ama Dablam are a highlight of today’s walk.
Overnight at Tea house/Lodge

Day 8: Trek to Chumoa (8,858)

From Thyangboche, we head back down through the forest to Phunki Tenga with its water-driven prayer wheels. With the Everest and Lhotse receding at the distance, we make our way back down to Namche and descend further to camp by the river at Chumoa.
Overnight at Tea house/Lodge

Day 9: Trek to Lukla (9,514′)

Our final day’s trekking follows the Dudh Kosi back down to Lukla. This last evening in the mountains presents an ideal opportunity for a farewell party with the sherpa guides and porters. We get to sample chang(local beer), try some Sherpa dance steps and end the trek on a merry note.
Overnight at Tea house/Lodge

Day 10: Flight to Kathmandu

Early breakfast and head to the airstrip for the return journey to Kathmandu.
On arrival in Kathmandu domestic terminal, you will be met/transferred to hotel.
Afternoon free.
Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 11: Departure

Transfer to Kathmandu airport for flight back home

DayCityHotels
1-2KathmanduHotel Tibet
3PhakdingTea-House/Lodge
4NamcheTea-House/Lodge
5KhumjungTea-House/Lodge
6ThyangbocheTea-House/Lodge
7PangbocheTea-House/Lodge
8ChumoaTea-House/Lodge
9LuklaTea-House/Lodge
10KathmanduHotel Tibet
  • – Airport transfers (x4) in Kathmandu with an escort

    – 3 nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu

    – Daily breakfast in Kathmandu

    – Half-day guided city tour in Kathmandu in private a/c vehicle

    – All meals (breakfast/lunch/dinner) on the trek

    – Accommodation on trek lodges on room sharing basis

    – Sleeping bag with liner, toilet paper

    – TIMS card, National park entry permits

    – English speaking trekking guide, porter/s and their salary, allowances

  • – International airfare (we will be glad to help book your international flight booking)

    – Any additional expenses (hotels, transfers etc) due to international/internal flight schedule changes.

    – Visa fees & travel insurance.

    – All expense of personal nature, bar bill, tips, laundry, airport tax.