Arrive in Kathmandu, to be met at the airport by the AdventureX Group Leader. The evening to relax, have dinner in one of the fine restaurants and a pre-trip briefing.
Free time in Kathmandu to explore this amazing city. From observing early morning sessions of prayer wheel turning at the Buddhist Stupa of Bodhnath, to gaining a glimpse of the Living Goddess in Durbar Square, there are endless things to see. Or if you fancy a bit of retail therapy check out the multitude of shops selling branded fleeces and good quality merchandise.
Once you are prepared for your trek, finish the day with a relaxing cold drink in one of the many terrace cafes whilst the sun starts to go down on the distant snow-capped Himalayan Mountains
Start of the expedition. Fly to Lukla 2840m and gentle walk to Phakding (2610m).
Walk to Namche Bazaar (3440m) - the administrative centre of the Khumbu region.
Acclimatisation day. Day hike to Khumjung (3780m) and our first views of Mt Everest.
Walk to Tengpoche (3867m). Opportunity to visit the famous Tengpoche Monastery and take in the fantastic views, especially in the morning time.
Trek to Pheriche (4240m) and attendance at the high altitude sickness lecture at the Himalayan Rescue Association and Tokyo Medical College.
We continue on to Lobuje. At 4930m, this summer village boasting several hotels and a comfy bed is a welcome sight after a long day's walking.
We walk up to Kala Pathar Peak (5550m), which provides the best vantage point for viewing Mt. Everest & Mt. Lholsesar, Nuptse & Mt.Pumori. We then walk back to Gorak Shep, for our lunch break and then we take a walk to explore Everest Base Camp 5364m.
We begin our descent, walking down to Dingboche (4410m). There is also an optional trip to Chhukung (4730m).
Walk down through Pangboche Monastery to Diuche or Tengpoche.
Today we reach Namche Bazaar by lunchtime. Opportunity to visit the Sherpa Museum, explore Namche Bazaar and pick up Himalayan Souvenirs.
Walk back to Lukla. We celebrate our last night in the mountains.
Early morning flight back to Kathmandu, then ½ day free time for a well deserved chill out in the sun, sight seeing or retail therapy.
Pushupatinath, Shwayambhunath Temple Darshan & Kathmandu Valley sightseeing.
Free time in Kathmandu, transfer to airport for flight home.