Everest Trek With Nepal Heritage Tour

Everest Trek with Nepal Heritage Tour

The Everest Base Camp Trek with Nepal Heritage tour has been especially designed for those adventures that also wish to make a cultural journey into the Everest Region. Along with trekking in the region surrounded by Himalayan peaks, culture enthusiasts get to visit ancient monasteries and witness cultural life of the highland Sherpas. Sherpas call Mt. Everest “Chomolongma” or the mother goddess.

Our adventure will starts from Kathmandu where we will stay at the 3 star rated hotel. We will tour all of the ancient Temples of Kathmandu, century old Durbar Palaces, Buddhist Monasteries & Stupa and Local market.

Starting from Lukla (2,860 m) we will trek along the Dudh Koshi river valley to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m). Being the largest village of the region Namche offers many amenities you won’t find higher up. You can find a karaoke bar here as well as internet cafes and numerous gear and souvenir shops. We will take an acclimatization day in Namche before continuing towards Kalla Pathar (5,545 m) and Everest Base Camp (5,364 m). But before we reach our destination the trail will lead us through numerous villages and your guide will point out many interesting facts about the local people and their culture.

For many a journey to Everest Base Camp is a trek of a lifetime; however, this route is not suitable for everybody. Walking along this trek involves many ups and downs on uneven rocky trails which becomes increasingly harder with gaining altitude. You have to be reasonably fit to attempt this trek. Every year, many people have to turn before reaching their final destination because they underestimated the challenge of this trail. We don’t want this to happen to you. If you are concerned about the difficulty of this route, please contact our office or any of our worldwide representatives who will be happy to share their own experiences and give you tips on what training you might consider before you set your foot on this trail to increase your comfort and chance of success.

After complete of the Everest Trek, we will fly back to Kathmandu to explore the world famous heritage sites. During your stay in Kathmandu, you will visit the greatest scared Hindu Temple named Pashupati Nath Temple. In daytime along with our crew staff you will visit to Sowyambhunath Stupa in the western hill of Kathmandu valley. Baudhanath Stupa is another attraction of the valley where we can view the old age stupa, which is regarded as a largest stupa in the Asia. Next day we will continue our tour to the Patan Durbar Square and Bhaktapur Durbar Square. These two squares are old famous in terms of their architecture, crafts and pagoda style temples. During your visit in Nepal, we couldn’t ignore the picturesque city lake of Pokhara, UNESCO Listed Chitwan National Park and birthplace of Lord Buddha.

The 23-day Everest Base Camp Trek with Nepal Heritage has been designed to cover all of World Heritage Sites in Nepal and at the same time enriching the tour with some fun filled activities such as flight in the world highest airport, trekking in world high altitude, jungle tour, boat riding, etc.

Itinerary Overview

  • Day 1 : Arrival at Kathmandu Airport
  • Day 2 : A full day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu (Including Pashupatinath, Temple, Boudhanath Stupa & Swoyambhunath Stupa)
  • Day 3 : Flight to Lukla and trekking to Phakding (2652m)
  • Day 4 : Phakding trekking to Namche Bazzar (3440m)5-6hr
  • Day 5 : Acclimatization day in Namche
  • Day 6 : Namche Bazzar trek to Tengboche (3867m) 5-6hr
  • Day 7 : Tengboche trek to Dingboche (4360m) 5-6hr
  • Day 8 : Dingboche trek to Lobuche (4940m) 5hr
  • Day 9 : Trek to Everest Base Camp (5365 meters) then back to Gorak Shep (5180 meters) 7-8hr
  • Day 10 : Trekking to Kala Patthar (5545m) and back to Pheriche (4940m) 5-6hrs
  • Day 11 : Trekking Pheriche to Tengboche (4940m) 5-6hrs
  • Day 12 : Tengboche to Namche Bazzar
  • Day 13 : Namche Bazzar to Lukla
  • Day 14 : Lukla to Kathmandu (40 min flight)
  • Day 15 : Full day sightseeing around three Durbar Squares (Kathmandu, Lalitpur & Bhaktapur)
  • Day 16 : Drive to Pokhara
  • Day 17 : Exploration Day in Pokhara
  • Day 18 : Drive to Lumbini
  • Day 19 : Half Day Sightseeing in Lumbini and Drive to Chitwan National Park
  • Day 20 : Jungle activities in Chitwan National Park
  • Day 21 : Half day Jungle activities in Chitwan National Park and Drive to Kathmandu
  • Day 22 : Free day/ Shopping Day
  • Day 23 : Final Departure

Detailed Itinerary

  • Day 1 : Arrival at Kathmandu Airport
    Our representative will greet you at Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer you to a hotel we reserved for you. When you have had time to settle in and freshen up after your long fight, you will be invited for a visit to our office. In the evening we will offer you a welcome dinner at our own restaurant. Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 2 : A full day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu (Including Pashupatinath, Temple, Boudhanath Stupa & Swoyambhunath Stupa)
    The very next morning, after breakfast you will be taken for a full day sightseeing tour of the Kathmandu valley. You will visit the center of pilgrimage Pashupatinath Temple and Swyambhunath, Boudhanath. This day we will also finalize all documents for issuing a trekking permit and settle your balance due. You will meet your guide who will provide all the information and details about your trek. On your way back to the hotel, you can explore the local areas, gullies and lifestyle. After your dinner, you can perhaps take leisurely stroll through the famous streets like Thamel and Durbarmarg. Overnight at Hotel.
  • Day 3 : Flight to Lukla and trekking to Phakding (2652m)
    In the early morning we will take a scenic flight of about 40 minutes from Kathmandu to Lukla. If the weather is clear we will get fantastic views of the mountains, including Everest as we enter the deep gorge of the Dudh Kosi valley. After breakfast in Lukla we will begin our trek. There will be a gentle climb up the mountainside on the left bank of the Dudh Koshi River, during which you can see the typical Nepal terrace culture, slate roofed houses and views on Kusum Kangaru (5 579 m). We will then take an easy walk for about two hours to Phakding village for the overnight stop at a Local lodge.
  • Day 4 : Phakding trekking to Namche Bazzar (3440m)5-6hr
    From Phakding the trail follows the Dudh Koshi valley North, meandering through the pines. The river is crossed twice on small suspension bridges before reaching the village of Monjo, the entrance gate of the Sagarmatha National Park. Here a slight climb to Jhorsalle awaits. The trail passes waterfalls and other culturally and naturally occurring items of interest. Villages are interspersed with magnificent forests of Rhododendron, Magnolia and fir. Along the way to you will be rewarded with your first glimpse of Kusum Kangru (6369m) Thamserku (6608m), Everest (8848m) and Nuptse (7879 m). The final steep climb to the beautiful village of Namche Bazaar (3440m) will afford you further spectacular views. Overnight at guesthouse.
  • Day 5 : Acclimatization day in Namche
    You will have a choice to either walk to the Sherwi Khangba Sherpa Culture Museum or day hike to the Hotel Everest View in Khumjung village (3 700 m) and Khundi Hospital in Khundi Village, the first hospital builds in Khumbu Region by Sir Edmund Hillary and Himalayan Trust in 1966. Afterwards you will have ample of opportunity to explore Namchee and enjoy its atmosphere. Overnight at guesthouse.
  • Day 6 : Namche Bazzar trek to Tengboche (3867m) 5-6hr
    We will continue our trek with pleasant walk through a forest with magnificent views of the surrounding mountains. The climb becomes more sustained later and will take us through a forest of tall, mature rhododendrons. The start of the Tengboche (3870m), the village is scattered across a wide, grassy saddle below a crescent-shaped ridge covered by scrub pines and firs. From the viewpoint at the top of the hill, there are awe-inspiring views of distinctive peaks like Amadablam (6856m), standing proud of the massif containing Everest (8848m), Nuptse (7861m), Lhotse (8501m) and inspiring views of Himalayan giants. In the evening we will visit the Buddhist Monastery at Tengboche, the largest in Khumbu region. Overnight at guesthouse.
  • Day 7 : Tengboche trek to Dingboche (4360m) 5-6hr
    In the morning views of mountain and monasteries are spectacular in Tengboche. After taking a moment to soak them up we will start our journey heading North and soon we will cross the Dudh Kosi River on a small suspension bridge which spans a deep chasm in the river valley. During the hike to Dingboche the trail makes a gradual descent through scrub junipers and around Mani stones as it follows the hillside. Pangboche Gompa is the oldest in Khumbu; a visit will be well worth it. Overnight at guesthouse.
  • Day 8 : Dingboche trek to Lobuche (4940m) 5hr
    Today we will view the beautiful Himalayan ranges which amongst others include Makalu and Everest.. The trail continues along the lateral moraine of the Khumbu Glacier and passes by stone memorials for climbers who have perished on nearby summits. After yet another steep ascend the trail climbs over the terminal moraine of the glacier. Tawoche and Nuptse are particularly spectacular from Lobuche towering. Overnight at guesthouse.
  • Day 9 : Trek to Everest Base Camp (5365 meters) then back to Gorak Shep (5180 meters) 7-8hr
    The most challenging day of our trek will greet us today. We will have to cover ample of distance and gain decent amount of elevation while already being in high altitude. High winds and low temperatures are frequently encountered throughout this region. We will leave Lobuche early in the morning and walk Khumbu Glacier up to Everest Base Camp at 5365 meters. This is the closest you can get to Mt. Everest without having mountaineering equipment and skills how to use it. We will explore the base camp and its surrounding glacier, then return back to Gorakshep, the very last settlement en route, where we will enjoy some rest after the taxing day. Overnight at guesthouse.
  • Day 10 : Trekking to Kala Patthar (5545m) and back to Pheriche (4940m) 5-6hrs
    Early in the morning we will climb Kala Patthar, a non technical peak near Gorak Shep, which provides the most wonderful sight of sunrise over Mt. Everest and other Himalayan peaks such as Nuptse, Ama Dablam and Pumori. It is a sight you would not want to miss. The ascent takes on average 2 hours, be prepared for a very early morning. After viewing around Kala Patthar we will retrace our steps to Gorak Shep and then continue descending towards Pheriche. Overnight at guesthouse.
  • Day 11 : Trekking Pheriche to Tengboche (4940m) 5-6hrs
    Today will bring us back on a familiar turf as we will proceed back to Tengboche. The trail descend down the alpine desert into the greenery of pine forests before bringing on the challenge of the steep uphill climb into Tengboche. Overnight at guesthouse.
  • Day 12 : Tengboche to Namche Bazzar
    Not always we take the time to look back while we have our mind set on a destination that lies ahead. Retracing our steps to Namche Bazaar will give us opportunity to view this amazing part of the route from a different angle, and find those views that might have gotten missed. Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 13 : Namche Bazzar to Lukla
    Hiking downhill can be just as challenging as going up. Today we will feel a proof of that as we descent on a steep uneven path from Namche. Brace your knees for the descent during which we will once again experience the thrill of crossing suspension bridges and dodging trains of yaks during their supply runs. Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 14 : Lukla to Kathmandu (40 min flight)
    We will have an early day as the conditions for flights in and out of Lukla are most favorable in the early morning hours. Early arrival will allow for additional sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley (we can arrange a private guide if you desire to have one), or for the last minute gift shopping. Thamel is a great place for that. In the evening we would like to invite you for a farewell dinner in our restaurant. Overnight at Hotel.
  • Day 15 : Full day sightseeing around three Durbar Squares (Kathmandu, Lalitpur & Bhaktapur)
    We start our tour of two more UNESCO World Heritage Site cities adjacent to Kathmandu: Patan & Bhaktapur. Patan is also known as The City of Fine Arts. Patan Durbar Square is one of the places in the Kathmandu Valley where the medieval arts and architecture still remain in its original state. The Durbar Square is full of ancient places, temples and shrines, noted for their exquisite carvings, mostly the Hindu and Buddhist monuments. Similarly, the medieval town of Bhaktapur, or the Town of the Devotees, preserves medieval arts, architecture, culture, and lifestyle to this date. One is sure to feel like travelling back into the past while walking along the Bhaktapur thoroughfares, squares and streets. This trip include visit of Kathmandu Durbar Square too. Overnight at Kathmandu.
  • Day 16 : Drive to Pokhara
    We drive to Pokhara today about 200 kilometers which takes for about 6-7 hours from Kathmandu. The drive is very much on the same road we came by till we reach Mugling. From Mugling, we drive further west into the mountains, following the rivers for much of the day. Pokhara, also nicknamed as the Lake City, is not only Nepal's but one of the most beautiful places on earth. The town offers magnificent views of Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Machhapuchhare, five peaks of Annapurna and others. Pokhara is also the gateway for trekking in the Annapurna Region. After arriving Pokhara, we make a sightseeing trip to some of Pokhara's marketplaces, old bazaars, and landmarks. In the evening, explore the surrounding lakeside areas. Overnight at Pokhara.
  • Day 17 : Exploration Day in Pokhara
    We spend a full day to explore Pokhara. Early morning we drive to the Sarangkot Hill to have the sunrise views over the Himalayas. After breakfast, we make a full day sightseeing of Pokhara. Enjoy walking along the bank of Phewa Lake, admiring the stunning reflection of the Fish Tail Peak in the blue Phewa Lake waters. We also take a boat around the Phewa Lake which is the second biggest lake of Nepal. We take the boat across the lake and take an hour's walk to the World Peace Pagoda. We also make a short visit to the Gupteshwar Gufa Cave (also called Shiva Gufa). Some of the other places that we visit today include the Seti River Gorge, Devi's Fall and the mountain museum etc. Overnight at Pokhara.
  • Day 18 : Drive to Lumbini
    After enjoying Pokhara City, we drive to Lumbini another World Heritage Site. Lumbini is not only the most important Buddhist pilgrimage site the place where Buddha was born but it's also an important architectural and historical site of the world civilization. Reaching Lumbini, we explore some of the major landmarks and monuments in Lumbini such as: Mayadevi Temple the exact site where Buddha was born, Ashoka's Pillar, erected by Emperor Ashoka (249 BC), and various other temples & monasteries founded by the devotees from different countries: Tibetan, Chinese, Japanese and Burmese, Korean, etc. Overnight at Lumbini.
  • Day 19 : Half Day Sightseeing in Lumbini and Drive to Chitwan National Park
    Today we take an early morning breakfast and explore the half day in Lumbini and drive to Chitwan, 150 kilometers from Kathmandu and a 5 hour's drive into the mountains. All the way we descend down along the winding road on the banks of the Trishuli River. After checking in to the HOTEL AND getting refreshed you will be briefed about full nature programs by our nature guide. Then we head on for activities. There will be a guided village walk and a walk on the banks of the Rapti River to watch the charming sunset views in the sub-tropical jungle. In the evening, dinner with cultural program by ethnic tribal people with their stick dance and tribal drums. Overnight at Chitwan.
  • Day 20 : Jungle activities in Chitwan National Park
    The Chitwan National Park has been declared by the UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Today you will discover why the National Park holds an important place in preserving the wild lives that are rapidly getting extinct from this planet. You're almost sure to spot water buffalo, egrets, woodpecker, and deer in their natural habitat. The Park is also home to rhinoceros, tigers, leopards, sloth bears, wild bison, gangetic dolphin, 500 birds, butterflies, as well as the near extinct Gharials crocodiles. You can do a number of activities here - an elephant safari, a nature walk, bird watching, a jungle drive or a canoe trip. You may even take a bath with an elephant and learn how to wash your elephant! Don't forget take a video of your elephant-bath which will be one of the fondest memories of the lifetime. Overnight at Chitwan.
  • Day 21 : Half day Jungle activities in Chitwan National Park and Drive to Kathmandu
    After breakfast, we start our 200 kilometers drive back to Kathmandu. Better to hold on the left pane of the vehicle to enjoy the scenery through the route. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, you will be transferred to your hotel. There is nothing to do but trade emails with travel companions and organize the photos. You can spend the evening leisurely, perhaps catch up on some last minute shopping and celebrate dinner together with Seto Himal Excursion staffs. Overnight at Kathmandu.
  • Day 22 : Free day/ Shopping Day
    This day one can spend freely without any pre schedule. You have enough time to explore the local market, shopping Malls and you can buy souvenirs for friends and family. At evening our representative will pick up you from hotel for fare well dinner in authentic Nepali restaurant, where we share our knowledge, experiences about the trips. Overnight at Hotel.
  • Day 23 : Final Departure
    You are saying good bye to the mountains as your tour in Nepal comes to an end today! We hope you enjoyed the tour with us, and we are sure you will be back for a trip to Himalaya again. Approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight a representative from Seto Himal Excursion will transfer you to the airport. On your way home you'll have plenty of time to plan your next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal.

Includes/Excludes

  • Includes
    • Pick up and Drop services for both International & Domestic Flights
    • Accommodation in 3 Star Hotels in Kathmandu & Pokhara
    • Accommodation in Tourist Standard Hotel in Lumbini
    • Full Broad Basis in Chitwan National Park including various activities
    • Domestic Air Flight Charges
    • All Ground Vehicle
    • 3 Cups of Coffee & Tea during Trek
    • Lunch, Break Fast & Dinner will provided in Trek
    • Licensed Trekking Guide and English Speaking Tour Guide
    • Porters
    • Trekking Permit, National Park Entrance Fees, Monuments entrance Fees
    • First Aid Kit
    • Trekking Map
    • T-Shirt
  • Excludes
    • Nepal entry Tourist Visa fee.
    • International Airfare.
    • Travel Insurance.
    • Airport taxes as well as extra baggage charges.
    • Personal trekking gears and equipmentsPersonal stuff such as electronic device, phone call, internet charges, essential drugs, telephone and its charge etc.
    • Any kind of alcoholic drinks.
    • Tips for Trekking Guide and Porter (not mandatory).
    • Medical evacuation in case of emergency.
    • In case of further stay due to Natural calamities or disaster such as political unrest, landslides, cancellation of flight due to weather, strikes, and accident etc.

Map of Trip

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Trip Facts

  • Group Size: Min 1 Pax
  • Duration: 23 Day(s)
  • Max. Altitude: 5,550 meter
  • Grade :
  • Rating: Best
  • Region: Everest Region
  • Activity:Scenic Mountain Flight From Kathmandu To Lukla And Lukla To Kathmandu, Heritage Tour In Kathmandu Valley, Sightseeing Of Picturesque Lake City Pokhara, Exploring The Birth Place Of Lord Buddha, Wild Life Safari In Chitwan National Park.
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