10 Days Everest Monastery Trek
Everest Monastery Trek begins from Tribhuvan International Airport Kathmandu for Tenjing-Hillary Airport Lukla. The flight of about 45 minutes lands the trekkers at the most magnificent airport situated on the lap of Mount Everest and many other glittering snowy mountains. Starting the Everest Monastery Trek at the height of about 2600 meter from sea level, the Everest Monastery Trek leads the ascending route up to 3800 meters at Tengboche Monastery. Everest Monastery Trek can be the dreamland of millions of people all around the world who love the Himalaya’s fascinating phenomena. In spite of its absence of Everest Base Camp in its itinerary, it offers the spiritual and awe-inspiring moment of Himalayan region.
The trek to Himalayan part of the region of Nepal has more thing to offer than just a sole experience of trekking. Everest Monastery Trek extends the opportunity to understand and explore the culture and tradition of Sherpa community, the inhabitant of this region and the forerunner in climbing the peaks of the mountains more than any other community in the world. Sherpa community has not only been famous for their mountaineering skills but also has been reputed for its eternal and dedicated faith to Buddhism and some secret and sacred practices of religion and spirituality. Even though there may not have enough time to visit and explore the village for detail research in the short visit of 10 days, it provides a lot of advantages of allowing us to know the intricacies and internal facets of this mysterious land which has always been the place of amazement and astonishment. Everest Monastery Trek would offer you some hopes and happenings of this enigmatic land. The energy of this region has distinct and highly charged with vibes of spiritual seekers and all those determined hearts who try to place their feet here. The amazement of Himalaya has heightened by the collective admiration and wonder of millions of trekkers who touch the holy soil of Himalayas.
While Everest Monastery Trek offers the fabulous and spectacular atmosphere of the natural beauty, culture heritage, religious attractions and spiritual contentment, the trails can be the best possible place to visit in beautiful land of the earth called Nepal. Trailing through the lush vegetation of Sagarmatha National Park one enjoys the greenery pine forests, blossoming rhododendron trees till reaching to Namche Bazaar which measures an altitude of 3440 meter. One day of acclimatization in Namche Bazaar would be the great time to explore the locality and culture of this region with some hours in hand. On the other one also can go for shopping and enjoy the town visit. The same day will be offering the visit to the local Thame Buddhist Monastery, the oldest monastery in the Khumbu region also famous for its majestic reception in Mani Rimdu Festival.
Everest Monastery Trek further leads the trekkers to Tengboche Village. The village has owned a sacred Tengboche Buddhist Monastery which will be visited during the trek. Tengboche Village has its incredible setting for picturesque panoramic view of the highest mountains in the world such as Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam and Thamserku. Everest Monastery Trek appeals the trekkers as it heads towards traditional and stunning Khumjung village. The village heightens its honor and reverence as it owns Khumjung Monastery. It has been an eminent host of Yeti scalp. Furthermore, the Everest Monastery Trek moves to experience the ancient village called Syangboche where Syangboche Stupa hails the trekkers while offering the magnificent view `of Mt. Everest on its background.
Everest Monastery Trek lets one trek to the landscapes where world’s highest peaks stands high and tall to magnetize and mesmerize all the visitors who come to see it. There is no single mountain which would be in front of you not waving you with its glowing and glistening look for warm welcome in the land of Himalayas. Indeed, there are countless mountains which will be appeared like the sky-crappers of a mega city. Nepal, as being the prosperous land of mountains always bears the beauty of highlands, summits and natural attractions. Everest Monastery Trek also will be a grand trek to follow and experience to enjoy the compelling treasure of Himalayan country Nepal.
While trailing through the rugged and rough path in the holy Himalayan land of Nepal, one would definitely find sometimes difficulty to move the feet further. However, the stunning and spell-binding beauty of those glorious mountains would always allure you to keep the feet moving. The fatigue of the trek is superseded by the fun and fabulous atmosphere of enriched by the greenery forest and secluded village. The trek in Everest Monastery Trek allows one to enter into different settings bestowed by the versatility of the nature. The barren lands and big rocks on the way would also be collided with the chilling wind of whirled and whispered in this region. The depth of the river and the height of the mountain is the best blend that can ever be experienced is in the Himalaya of Nepal. The rustic setting and undeveloped in its infrastructural aspect, the northern Nepal and the home of Himalayas is the gem and genuine wonderland, has been the presence for millions of people even though the local people have been experiencing the difficulty and hardship for not having even the basic infrastructure. Sometimes the tragedy and trouble becomes the gift of the God in its hidden form as it has been in the case of trekking industry of Nepal. In spite of having such lacking of development, it has been the path to trek and try the glory still remain hidden and preserved in the abode of Himlayas of Nepal.
Everest Monastery Trek has especially been designed for the trekkers who have deep interest and inclination towards both Buddhist monastery as well as the heaven-like environment endowed by the Himalayas of Nepal. The trek to Nepal itself is life-inspiring experience and lesson one would never get from the visit of any other part of the world. Nepal, a country with cultural diversity, religious harmony, geographical setting, lingual differences, prosperous in natural resources of rivers, forest, water and of course those countless snowy mountains, has owned the numerous routes to trek and still has lot of route to find and follow. Because of such potentiality and availability of the trekking routes with combination of natural beauty and human settlement in its unique form in the world, Nepal celebrates always on top for trekking and mountaineering in the world. Having been the crucial place of trekking in the world, Everest Monastery Trek holds its position as one of the most illustrious trails of Himalayan country Nepal.
Day 1 – Kathmandu (1300 meter)
we will arrange you the hotel for your accommodation. The same day will be arranged to meet with the representative of The Trek Tour Travel Nepal for the final preparation and short briefing of the upcoming trek.
Day 2 – Kathmandu to Lukla- Phakding (2650 m) – 40 minutes of flight and 4 hours of trek
The flight from Kathmandu to Lukla will be of about 45 minutes early in the morning. After landing at the Tenjing Hillary Airport at Lukla, you will be welcomed by the crew members of the trek. Packing and arranging the luggage you will walk through the Lukla village heading towards Phakding. About 4 hours of trek from Lukla airpot, you will reach to Phakding. Overnight at Phakding.
Day 3 – Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440 meter) 6 hours of trek
The day starts with crossing the Dudhkoshi over the bridge, the first of several bridges coming up. The trail moves through the forest and the villages Benkar and Chumoa are also left behind to reach Monjo, the place for lunch. Then, the trail enters into the Sagaramatha National Park. The trek heads further up north through the bank of the Dudhkoshi River occasionally crossing it over the bridge. Along with the bank of the Dudbkoshi River, the path has been beautified by the forest of rhododendron, magnolia trees, and various kinds of flowers which blossom both in spring and autumn. After Jorsale, Bhotekoshi River is also crossed to ascend steep up about 300 meters to see the first glimpse of the Mount Everest in the backdrop of Nutpse-Lhotse. Further climbing welcomes us with the famous and well-known hub of Khumbu region called Namche Bazaar. Overnight at Namche Bazaar.
Day 4 – Namche Bazaar to Day Hike to Thame Buddhist Monastery 5 hours hike
It’s day of acclimatization as well as the day for visiting the central town of this region. This day will also take you to Thame Buddhist Monastery to visit the serene and spiritual aura of the place. It will be a good hike to experience for the day for body, mind and soul. Besides, you can also visit to Tourist Centre situated nearby the headquarters of Sagarmatha National Park in Namche Bazaar.
Day 5 – Namche Bazaar to Tengboche Monastery (3870 meter) 6 hours of trek
Everest Monastery Trek of this day will grant you the blessing of enjoying the spectacular and scintillating view of Mount Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam etc. About 6 hours of walking through the rugged and exotic trail, the destination for the day, Tengboche, will be seen. Tengboche is honoured and heightened as the spiritual centre of Khumbu region. Monks of all ages come to observe and participate in the rituals and religious studies from every corner of the region including different parts of the country. Tengboche carries unbelievable aura and energy of spiritual practitioners.
Day 6 – Tengboche Monastery to Khumjung Monastery (3810 meter) 5 hours of trek
Descending down for about 2 hours through the forest of pine and fir trees, the trek pass across the Dudhkoshi River to follow the path through the bank of the river passing through small village until it reaches to Khumjung Village. The Khumjung valley is well-rounded by the snowy peaks of Thamserku, Kondge including the holy peak Kumbila. It has a beautiful and sacred Khumjung Monastery which also preserves the precious Yeti Scalp. The visit to nearby Hillary School will also be conducted. Overnight at teahouse.
Day 7 – Khumjung Monastery to Syangboche (3720 meter) 3 hours of trek
Khumjung Village is left behind trailing through the stone-made pathways. The beautiful path of stone continues until the trek arrives at Khunde village, the clean and traditional village of the region. Leaving behind the charming village of Khunde, the trail follows the secluded path. The occasional meeting with yaks and herders on the way would entice and enlighten the hearts of the trekkers by their innocent smile and hardworking nature. While paving through the trail, the amazing views of the world’s highest mountain Mount Everest and many others would engross the trekkers more and more. Eventually, walking for about 3 hours, the trek comes at Syangboche. A few minutes of walk takes to the Syangboche Stupa. Overnight at teahouse.
Day 8 – Syangboche to Monjo (2835 meter) 5 hours of trek
From Syangboche, the trek descends down to the stone-stair for about one hour until it arrives to Namche Bazar. The short rest and shopping can be made at Namche Bazaar as the trail will continue further. Dudhkoshi River will be crossed after descending down the Namche Hill. As the trail crosses the Dudhkoshi River, the area of Sagarmatha National Park ends which leads to today’s destination Monjo. As being the serene and quiet place to rest, Monjo has been chosen to stay for the night.
Day 9 – Monjo to Lukla (2660 meter) 5 hours of trek
While enjoying the splendid magnetism of magnificent mountain seen to the far, the trail paves further through the open plains, forest of pine and rhododendron trees. The unforgettable moments can be many but one of the them certainly be the stone carving and painting with Buddhist mantras and chants almost each and every corner of the path. There is not any even stone which can’t be seen without any writing on it. As the last day of the trek, it can be a wonderful trek to recollect all those adventurous and exhilarating time past for few days in the land of holy Himalayas. Overnight at Lukla.
Day 10 – Lukla to Kathmandu 40 minutes of flight
This day flies the trekkers to the capital city of Kathmandu with the collection of all the life-inspiring moments in the heart and mind. Sometimes, because of the bad weather the flight may not be arranged on the stipulated day. In this case, the flight back to Kathmandu will be arranged in the next morning.
Things included in the package
- We provide you the accommodation which will be shared by two people. However, you can book for the single room with extra charge.
- We will also bear the cost of domestic flight that will be travelled for the trip.
- The overland transport will be held on tourist coach as per the itinerary and size of the group.
- The applicable fee for the Trekking, National Park and Conservation center will be covered.
- Three meals in a day includes breakfast, lunch and dinner which will be provided.
- We offer you a welcome group dinner in an authentic Nepali restaurant with cultural show
- The wages, meals, insurance and transport allowance of all trekking staff and porters will be arranged.
- We also can arrange the planning for the place of interest in the city accompanied by the city guide.
- We also have included the comprehensive medical kit and service of guide and porters.
- We also help you to reconfirm your international flight.
Things Excluded in the package
- pick-up/Drop from/to airport.
- The visa fee you would have to pay for travel, medical insurance and airport tax.
- The meals of your personal interest will not be offered in our expense.
- We would also not provide the personal sleeping bags and bags.
- The charge applied in case of emergency evacuation by any means of transport would not be included.
- The charge for accommodation in Kathamndu in you early arrival before the trip will not be included and also the late departure. Moreover, the early departure from trek will also not included in our expense.
- We also don’t include the cost of international flights.
- The trip doesn’t offer the travel and rescue insurance.
- We also don’t include the phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra poter etc.
- We also don’t offer tips for guides and porters.
Trek start dates
1st Group: 1st of every Month
2nd Group: 15th of every month
Everest Monastery TrekTrip Cost
- Destination: Everest Monastery Trek
- Duration: 10 days
- Min-pax: 1-15
- Max altitude: 3720 m
- Accommodation: 2 or 3 star level