Everest luxury trek is the best trek that takes you the Nepal’s comfortable lodges, high-quality cuisine and the community of Sherpa’s where the trekkers are warmly welcomed. This is the trek to the base camp of world’s famous and highest mountain “Mt. Everest. The trekking trail between luxurious lodges of Everest region takes you through beautiful Nepalese villages with spectacular views of the Khumbu and the Everest region.
The Everest luxury trek provide the highest level of service which is standard and far better than anything else available in the area with landscaped gardens, comfortable lounges, and bedrooms as well as hot showers and western toilets. The main feature of the luxury lodge trek in Everest is the opportunity to stay at the finest local luxury lodges and experience the typical Himalayan lifestyle. So, these Everest lodges are the world’s highest luxury lodges, offering panoramic views of some of the highest mountains in the world such as Mt. Everest and other snow-capped peaks.
The 13-day Everest Trek in Luxury Lodges begins with the sightseeing tour of the historical and cultural monuments in Kathmandu valley. The very next day, tour begins with an inspiring Himalayan flight to Tensing Hillary Airport at Lukla which is also marked in the National Geographic. We will then reach to Namche Bazaar visiting the Sherpa villages and proceeding to Thyangboche Monastery, Pangboche which has the oldest monastery in the Khumbu valley and Thame. Tengboche is one of the best places to capture the awesome beauty of Mt. Everest, Amadablam, and their neighboring peaks.
The trip will be enjoyable in a luxurious way with an astonishing scenario. Everest luxury lodge trek takes you to the amazing series close to Khumbu area including Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt. Makalu (8463m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8153m), Mt. Lhotse (8501m) and Mt. Lhotse Shar (8393m). At each Everest lodge, we will be awaited by the luxury and warm welcome with relaxing and pleasant evenings. You will enjoy each and every moment of this trip, the delicious foods, and the perfectly comfortable stay.
This Everest luxury trek is for those wishing to experience the Everest region’s spectacular landscape without going to altitude extremes and also for the first time trekker wanting to maintain home comforts. Besides trekking, you will be taking a glimpse into the life of world famous climbers, the Sherpa and inspect around a world heritage site of Sagarmatha National Park. We can view the colorful prayer flags, Mani walls, and monasteries along with spectacular views of the Khumbu and Everest region. The lodges throughout the luxury Everest trek provide excellent service with landscaped garden, comfort-ability and presenting a magnificent panorama of the Himalaya as well as surrounding valley from the lodge itself.
Duration: 13 Days Arrival to Departure
Max. Altitude: Kalapathar (5545m/18192ft)
Trek Grade: Strenuous
Best Travel Time: February to May, September – November are the best seasons. Dec & January are Winter and cold can be snow on the trail, June, July & August are rainy time, trekking can be done but visibility can be poor due to rain and Lukla flight may get cancelled.
Trip Snippets: 13 days, 4 night’s 5-star hotel, 8 nights Luxury Lodges and best available lodge , Breakfast in the city 3 meals a day ( breakfast, lunch and dinner during the trek).
Departure Dates: We are able to offer this trek on any dates during the months Feb, March, April, May, June, Sept, Oct, November and December for a group of 1 to 12 people.
Equipment Rental: We advise you to bring all of your clothing and gear from home, however in Kathmandu there are many shops to buy and rent trek related equipment
Your trek Backpack/duffle bag: Your baggage on the trek will be carried by our porters, the maximum weight per trekkers is 15 kg including your sleeping bag and down jacket, Other items not required on trek can be stored in our office or your hotel in Kathmandu
Transportation: Car/Van in Kathmandu, Flight Kathmandu-Lula-Kathmandu
Activity: City tour, Trekking
Day 01 - Arrival at Kathmandu
We will meet you at Tribhuwan International airport Kathmandu and transfer you to the Hotel via private coach. After you have some rest and freshen up, come for a visit in our office. We will have short briefing about the trekking and check for your equipments required. If you arrive at night, this would be done on next day morning.
Day 02 - Sightseeing tour of Kathmandu valley
After breakfast we will leave for the cultural tour of Kathmandu valley. Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour includes visit the Patan the city of fine art, Swoyambbu Nath (Monkey Temple), Pashupatinath Temple and Boudhanath Stupa. Returning to the hotel, enjoy the local streets with leisurely walk and get involved in the local lifestyle. Prepare for the trek to be started following day.
Day 03 - Fly to Lukla and trek to Monjo (2800m): Walking hours 4-5 hours
Early morning we will head to domestic airport for our scenic flights to Lukla (Tenzing Hillary Airport) of about 40min. We get fantastic views of the mountains, including Mt Everest as we enter deep gorge of the Dudh Kosi valley. Here we meet our other crew members and after some packing and arrangements, we start our trek through the prosperous village of Lukla to Monjo. The entire walk to Monjo is mostly easy walking over gentle up and down hills which is also the entrance gate of the Sagarmatha National Park. Spent your night at one of the good luxury lodges here, enjoying the local tradition and culture.
Day 04 - Trek to Namche Bazaar (3445m): Walking hours 4-5 hours
After early breakfast, begin with a slight climb to Jhorsalle, passing waterfalls and other culturally and naturally occurring items of interest. Today is quite steeply uphill but this is scenic part of walking through the beautiful Pine forest and from some point can be seen the 1st view of Mt. Everest. Thamserku (6648m), Kwangde Ri (6187m) and Khumbila (5707m) surround the natural bowl that Namche sits in. A steep climb up to the beautiful village of Namche bazaar (3440m) will afford you further spectacular views. Namche bazaar is gateway to Mt. Everest and main trading centre of this region. We stay overnight in Namche Bazaar at some another luxury hotel.
Day 05 - Trek to Tashinga (3450m): Walking hours 2-3 hours
The trail to Tashinga is much more interesting today as we will pass many prayer flags and mani stones and chortens. We follow a spectacular path that traverses around the hillside high above the Dudh Koshi River. Following the classical approach route to Everest through winding trail for about 2.5 hours we reach Tashinga for the next night stay.
Day 06 - Day excursion to Tengboche Monastery (3873m)
The day begins by descending down to the small hamlet of Phunki Tenga lying beside the Dudh Kosi. The trail climbs past some water-powered prayer wheels and begins a sustained climb through a forest of tall, mature rhododendrons. From the view point at the top of the hill Tengboche, there are awe-inspiring views of distinctive peaks like Amadablam (6856m), Everest (8848m), Nuptse (7861m), Lhotse (8501m) and inspiring views of other Himalayan giants. After lunch and exploring of the monastery and its surroundings, get return to Tashinga for the over night stay.
Day 07 - Tashinga to Mende (3500m): Walking hours 3-4 hours
After breakfast begin to trek downhill to the hidden valley of Khumjung village. The path leads gently up the shallow valley and onto Khumjung, the education center of Khumbu and visit the Khumjung monastery and the Kunde hospital. We head further to Village of Mende where we stay overnight and rest of the time enjoys exploring surrounding areas. The lodge has the most awesome views of the surrounding mountains like Kongde Ri, Thamserku, Kang Taiga, Kusum Kangru and Khumbila. With a monastery and a few monks as year-round neighbours, Mende has an amazing sense of tranquility and peace.
Day 08 - Day excursion to Thame (3820m)
Today we will have the visit of Thame village after walk about 5 to 6 hours. Thame is at the end of Khumbu Valley and iconic value of Thame is its terrain the people which are untouched by the effects of modern civilization. This village called village of Snow Leopard and on our return to Mende we take time to explore the small but impressive Karag Monastery near Thamo. Return to Mende to spend another night after weary trek.
Day 09 - Mende to Phakding (2610m): Walking hours 5-6 hours
This morning after a great Himalayan experience at Mende we descend to Namche Bazaar and finally to Phakding. After Lunch at Namche we retract back to Phakding. We will work though rhododendron and pine forests with the view of distance snow covered peak before arriving Phakding. Spend memorable night in one of the best luxury lodge.
Day 10 - Phakding to Lukla (2800m): Walking hours 2-3 hours
From Phakding we trek back to the Lukla village. It is a beautiful and easy walk through blue pine and rhododendron forest, back-dropped with views of Kusum Kangaru. Confirm your ticket, enjoy the local market and have a keen look in traditional lifestyle and customs. Enjoy the last celebrate dinner with your crew member and spend overnight at Hotel.
Day 11 - Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu
We board our flight and make the exciting one-hour flight back to Kathmandu. (It also can be a spare day in case of bad weather in Lukla which makes the Lukla flight delayed and cancel.) You may have time to relax after long journey and take back your breath and rest at your hotel with ending your Everest luxury lodge trek.
Day 12 - Leisure at Kathmandu
This pleasant day you may have full day at leisure at your own or can be extends your extra trip with us on additional cost. We can assist you to visit some other places of interest in the valley like Patan, Bhaktapur and famous streets. At the evening you can have your last night in Nepal enjoying the Nepali cultural dinner show exchanging greetings among friends and with all Nepalese people.
Day 13 - Departure from Kathmandu
You’ll be transferred to the International Airport for your departure flight to your onwards destination.
(The above itinerary can be tailor made as per clients request, we can make the itinerary more shorter by cutting day 02 city tour and 2nd last day in Kathmandu, there is early morning 6:15 am flight to Lukla which is only 35 minutes flight so we can start the trek in same day, So people have short time wanted to do this trek also possible, people who have longer time can add the White Water Rafting, Jungle safari tour in Chitwan National park, Paragliding and Zeep Flyer in Pokhara and other extra activities so feel free to write us your interest and time and we will make the itinerary to suites your needs).
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Airport / Hotel / Airport transfers by private vehicle.
5-star Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu including breakfast.
Guided Tour of Kathmandu City with an expert tour guide and private vehicle
Government license holder experienced, trekking guide (trained in Wilderness First Aid& altitude sickness) and porters (1 porter for between 2 trekkers basis) with their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance, clothing, and medicine.
Round Trip flight ticket for Kathmandu Lukla Kathmandu.
Luxury lodge ( Yeti mountain home/Everest summit lodge/ best available lodge ) Accommodation during the trekking
Daily Meals are chosen from the Menu (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek.
Sagarmatha National Park fees.
Trekker’s information management system (TIMS) card fee.
Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
Above the Himalaya duffel bag. ( If you need, please let us know before you book the trip and remind us in our pre-meeting at our office)
Comprehensive pre-departure information and trip dossiers
Above the Himalaya Gifts (T-shirt for Gents & Pashmina shawl for Ladies, Trekking certificates)
Welcome/Farewell Nepali Dinner in Kathmandu
All necessary paper works, office Service charge and all Government Taxes
Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
Nepal entry visa fee, you can get Nepal visa upon arrival at the Airport.
International Airfare/Airport tax, City tour Sightseeing entry fees.
Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, hot water, hot and cold showers.
Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, sweets, snacks, beverages and bar bills, camera battery charging.
Travel Insurance (Essential – Should include emergency evacuation coverage while trekking up to 5500+ meters).
Personal trekking gears
Tips for tour/ trekking staffs and driver
Any others expenses which are not mentioned in Price Includes section