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Tengboche Monastery Trek

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Trip Overview of Tengboche Monastery Trek

Tengboche Monastery Trek will take you through Nepal’s best trekking trail in Everest region, you will experience the high-quality cuisine and the community of Sherpa’s where you are sure to get a warm welcome. Moreover, this trek is one of the best, easy, and convenient trekking.

Tengboche Monastery is the Largest Buddhist Gompa of Everest region; The Monastery is the oldest Gompa painting by gold colors. The builts at 1916 AD by Lama Gulu on-site hilltop of confluence Dudh Koshi Rivers, Tengboche is the 3,870-meter altitude above sea level, pretty top between rims of the forest and its facade with Ama Dablam and Mount Everest highest peak on the earth (8,848m).

Furthermore,  Namche Bazaar located at 3,440 meters altitude above sea level. It is the best viewpoint, the old Sherpa museum.  Furthermore, that is the spot where you facade the first time with Top of the world’s highest peak Mt. Everest, also many more white peaks mountains. Namche Bazaar is a great place to stock up on supplies as there are numerous small shops selling snacks and trekking gear, as well as restaurants and bars.

The 9-day Tengboche monastery trek goes to Namche Bazaar and Tengboche begins with the sightseeing tour of the historical and cultural monuments in Kathmandu valley. The very next day, the journey starts with an inspiring Himalayan flight to Tenzing Hillary Airport at Lukla, which is marked in the National Geographic. We will then reach Namche Bazaar visiting the Sherpa villages and proceeding to Thyangboche Monastery. Tengboche is one of the best places to capture the remarkable beauty of Mt. Everest, Amadablam, and their neighboring peaks.

Best view of the Everest region

Also, the trip will be enjoyable with an unusual scenario. Tengboche trek takes you to the fantastic series close to the 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 every moment of this trip, the delicious foods, and the perfectly comfortable stay.

This Tengboche Monastery 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. Along with that, you can view the colorful prayer flags, Mani walls, and monasteries along with spectacular views of the Khumbu and Everest region.

Highlights of Tengboche Monastery Trek

  1. A completely natural and cultural place
  2. Amazing scenaries
  3. Witness the historical monuments
  4. A heavenly beautiful place

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Tengboche Monastery Trek - Trip Info

Duration: 08 Days Arrival to Departure

Max. Altitude: Tengboche Monastery ( 3800m)

Trek Grade: Moderate

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 reduced due to rain and Lukla flight may get canceled.

Trip Snippets: 09  days, 3  night’s hotel, 5 nights Tea house Lodges, Breakfast in the city three meals a day ( breakfast, lunch, and dinner during the trek).

Departure Dates: We can offer this trek on any dates during the months Feb, March, April, May, June, Sept, Oct, November, and December for a group of 2  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: Our porters will carry your baggage on the trek, the maximum weight per trekkers is 15 kg including your sleeping bag, and down jacket, Other items not required on a trek can be stored in our office or your hotel in Kathmandu

Transportation: Car/Van in Kathmandu, Flight Kathmandu-Lula-Kathmandu

Activity:  Trekking

Special Note:
(The above itinerary can be tailor-made as per clients request, we can make the itinerary 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 more extended 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).

Detailed Itinerary of Tengboche Monastery Trek

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 to our office. We will have a short briefing about the trekking and check for your equipment’s required. If you arrive at night, this would be done on next day morning.

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 excellent luxury lodges here, enjoying the local tradition and culture.

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 a scenic part of walking through the beautiful Pine forest and from some point, can be seen as 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 the gateway to Mt. Everest and the main trading center of this region. We stay overnight in Namche Bazaar at some other luxury hotel.

The day begins by descending 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 viewpoint 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 the monastery and its surroundings, get the return to Tashinga for the overnight stay.

This morning after a tremendous 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 through rhododendron and pine forests with the view of distance snow covered peaks before arriving Phakding. Spend a memorable night in one of the best luxury lodges.

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 at the traditional lifestyle and customs. Enjoy the last celebrate dinner with your crew member and spend overnight at Hotel.

We board our flight and make the new one-hour flight back to Kathmandu. (It also can be an extra day in case of bad weather in Lukla, which makes the Lukla flight delayed and cancel.) You may have time to relax after a long journey and take back your breath and rest at your hotel with ending your Everest luxury lodge trek.

You’ll be transferred to the International Airport for your departure flight to your onward destination.


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Cost Includes

Airport / Hotel / Airport transfers by private vehicle.
Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu, including breakfast.
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

Cost Excludes

Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
Nepal entry visa fee, you can get a Nepal visa upon arrival at the Airport.
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 on Price Includes section

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  • Trip Duration

    Trip Duration
    08 Days

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  • Trip Group Size

    Group Size
    2-16 People

  • Accomodation in Trip

    Tea house/guest house

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    Maximum Altitude
    3800 m

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