Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu & transfer to Hotel 1,350m.
Arrival at Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport, received by NORTH POLE TREKKING P. LTD staff with a warm welcome and transfer to respective hotels with a briefing regarding Everest high three passes trek, hotels, lodge on the route with do and don’ts with evening group welcome dinner.
Day 02: Morning Flight from Kathmandu to Tenzing and Hillary Airport in Lukla (2804m/9199ft). Trekking from Lukla to Phakding (Alt. 2610m/8563ft). Walking 3 hrs.
Early morning you will be picked up at the hotel by our guide and escort you to the domestic terminal of Kathmandu airport. Then you board the flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. During the 40 minutes, you enjoy stunning views of Himalayas. After landing at Tenzing-Hilary airport you meet your porter. He will carry your luggage. Then you start your trekking. Today you trek of three hours. It’s easy and gentle. The trail starts passing a Kani (ceremonial gatehouse). It descends steeply then runs level above Kyangma village, which has a large gompa (monastery) and school. After that, you enter Cheplung village. The trail descends through community forest with the sight of Dudh Koshi River. Crossing suspension bridge it’s a short climb around the ridge to Ghat. Leaving Ghat the trail passes a school and complex of mani walls, chortens and prayer wheels. Then the trail climbs to the hamlet of Chhuthawa. From Chhuthawa after a short walk, you reach to Phakding. Overnight at a mountain lodge.
Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 03: Trek from Phakding to Namchebazzar 3,450m 6 to 7 hrs.
After a nice morning, walk continues crossing bridges over Dudh Kosi River passing several interesting villages of Toc-Toc, Bhenkar and Monjo arriving at Sagarmatha National Park entrance gate, from here on the river bed for few hours and after the last bridge a steep uphill to Namche Bazaar, at Namche with facilities of good restaurant, pubs, cyber café, post office, and banks.
Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 04: Acclimazation at Namche bazzar.
This is the first of the two days set aside for "acclimatization". Health experts recommend us to stay active and moving during the rest day too instead of being idle. We either spend the day taking a day's hike to Thame or visiting Khunde or relaxing and exploring Namche Bazaar itself. Namche Bazzar is the main centre of the Everest (Khumbu) region and has government offices, ATMs, Internet cafes, shops, restaurants, a bakery and a colorful market each Friday evening and Saturday. If we trek a few hundred vertical feet during the day, it will help us to properly acclimatize. Our guides take us to the Tourist Visitor Center near the headquarter of the Sagarmatha National Park where we can observe an assortment of things related to the first Everest ascenders, Sherpa culture and learn about the various plant and animal life of the Everest region.
Day 05: Trek to Tengboche (3,860 m) – 5 hrs. Overnight at a Guesthouse.
The trek continues along the rushing glacial waters of the Dudh Kosi with magnificent views of the mountains. We’ll have trekked to an altitude of 3,860 m upon reaching Tengboche. Inside the monastery are incredibly ornate wall hangings, a 20-foot sculpture of Buddha, and the musical instruments and robes of the Lamas. The group will be taken to observe a prayer ceremony either in the evening or in the morning depending on how the trekking goes this day.
Day 06: Trek to Dingboche 4,460m 4 to 5 hrs.
Day 07: Acclimatzation day at Dingboche. Hike to chhukung and back to Hotel.
Day 08: Trek to Lobuche 4,900m 5 to 6 hrs.
Day 09: Trek to Gorekshep 5,180m 3 to 4 hrs and trek to EBC and overnight at Gorekshep.
Day 10: Hike to Kalapatthar 5,550m For Sunrise and Trek to Pangboche 7 to 8 hrs.
Day 11: Trek Back to Namche Bazaar (3,441 m) – 4 hrs. Overnight at a Guesthouse.
Following the same trail, leaving the mountains behind us, our descent takes us from Tengboche (3,860 m) to the town of Namche Bazaar.
Day 12: Trek to Lukla (2,804 m) – 6 hrs. Overnight at a Guesthouse.
This is our last day of trekking as we return to Lukla where the trek began. We enjoy this time to reflect on the trek as a group and the personal achievement of all those who took part. The afternoon is free, so you can wander about, relax and enjoy a hot shower! In the evening, have a few celebratory drinks and dance with your trek mates.
Day 13: Fly back to Kathmandu.
Day14: Transfer to Tribhuwan International Airport