Namche and Tengboche Trek – 08 Days

Namche and Tengboche Trek – 08 Days

$1,040.00

Description

This trek heads from Lukla to the Sherpa towns up north. We spend time in the mountain village of Namche Bazaar which was a famous trading centre between Tibet and Nepal. From Namche, we head up to the holy village of Tengboche. This has long been the religious centre for all inhabitants of the Solu Khumbu area. There are numerous shrines and a beautiful monastery that sits at 3870 meters. You will take your time heading back to Lukla and there are many options for extra side trips. This trek takes 8 days up with some up and down hiking.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Kathmandu (1440 m)

Namaste and Welcome to Kathmandu, Nepal. Arrive at Kathmandu airport anytime. Meet your representative from Anu Treks and have a detailed meeting for your trip, please ask the receptionist where the meeting is held if you are unsure. If you have spare time, explore busy Kathmandu. Kathmandu is a capital city of Nepal which holds an ancient and historical architecture and symbols of the 20th century blending with traditional Culture.

Attractions: 

  • Durbar Square
  • Temples/Monkey Temples/Shrines
  • Monetary 

Accommodation: 

  • Hotel (1 night)

Meals Included: 

  • Lunch or Dinner

Day 2: Kathmandu to Lukla (2860 m/8800ft) then Phakding (2652 m)

Flight, Kathmandu to Lukla: 45 minute

Walking hours Lukla to Phakding: 3 to 4 hours–6 to 7 Km

Enjoy your adventurous flight from Kathmandu to Lukla with scenic views if the weather is clear and experience an amazing landing at Lukla. Have breakfast in Lukla (2840 m) then get ready to walk the rest. Your trip will be lead by an experienced English speaking local guides with his assistance. The trail follows the Dudh-Koshi river where you will head through pine and cedar woods along the Dudh-Koshi river, approximately 3 to 4 hours walking then reach Phakding. 

Accommodation: 

  • Tea House (1 night) 

Meals Included: 

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m)

The trail climbs gradually following the river and enters the Everest National Park at Jorsale, then crosses the river and climbs steeply to Namche (11,100 feet). 

Walking Hours: 6 to 7 hours—9 km

After your breakfast at Phakding, you will be walking around 6 to 7 hours to Namche Bazaar which is 9 km from Phakding. You will spend two days in Namche Bazaar acclimatizing the altitude than an excursion to Thame and Khumjung, the green village. Keep your eyes open and get your camera ready as this will the first opportunity to experience the glance of the Everest. While walking from Phakding to Namche Bazaar, you will cross the river following in the footsteps with blue pine forest and viewing spectacular bright in bloom rhododendron flowers, especially in spring. Cross the Dudh-Koshi river at Benkar then enjoy looking way up above 6000 meters to see snow-capped Kusum Kanguru (6369 m) and Thamserku (6623 m) peaks. Reach at Monjo (2835 m) Bazaar and have your lunch break. From Monjo, your walk becomes a little tougher with a steep ascent to Namche Bazaar. You will now enter the national park and continue upstream crossing the river through the Jorsale village (2805 m). To reach Namche Bazaar cross another spectacular suspension bridge and be ready to first glimpse of the peaks of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and Twache. Sleep your first at Namche Bazaar. 

Accommodation: 

  • Tea House ( 1 night)

Meals Included: 

  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 4: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche3 (3810 m)

We Climb the ridge above Namche and descend to the Dudh Koshi River before climbing again to Tengboche Monastery (12664 feet)

Walking hours: 6 to 7 hours–9 km

Today you will be walking 6 to 7 hours to cover the 9 km from Namche Bazaar to Thyangboche which is unbelievably beautiful where Thamserku, Kantega, Ama Dablam, Lhotse and Everest view rise in front and the Dudh- Koshi is far below. In this walking route, you will experience the daily life and cultural tradition of Sherpa people. A suspension bridge, Rhododendron forest, stupas will make your walk a lovely day.

Accommodation: 

  • Teahouse: ( 1 night)

Meals Included: 

  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 5: Tengboche (3810 m)

Rest and Explore the Tengboche.

Today we will spend a night Tengboche and visit Monastery and explore Tengboche with stunning mountain views. we will hike towards Namche down the hill to Dudh Koshi river then our trail steeps up and hikes up the Sanasa village. We will also visit Khumjung village and explore the monastery, Hillary school then trek back to Tengboche.

Accommodation: 

  • Teahouse (1 night)

Meals Included:

  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 06: Tengboche to Lukla (2560 m)

Today we will trek back the same trail via Jorsale, Manjo, Benkar, Phakding and other Sherpa settlement village. It will be a long hiking today down and flat. Your hiking goes through several suspension bridges over Dudh Koshi River. We will enter Everest National Park from Jorsale where you will have the opportunity to observe national park.

Accommodation:

  • Teahouse (1 night)

Meals Included:

  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner 

Day 07: Lukla to Kathmandu (1400 m)

Flight Lukla to Kathmandu—45 minute

If the weather is happy, we will take the short 45-minute flight from Lukla to Kathmandu. Once again glance through the aircraft window and enjoy the amazing view. Once landing at Kathmandu, return to your accommodation, relax and the rest of the is your own to enjoy. 

Accommodation: 

  • Hotel ( 1 night)

Meals Included: 

  • Lunch or dinner 

Day 8: Kathmandu 

Today is your departure day, according to your next plan schedule, you can departure at any time. We are still with you so feel free to talk to Anu Treks staff for further assistance as we will be so much happy to share our experiences and ideas. If you are not ready to leave and willing to stay in Nepal, Your CEO or tour leader help you with travel arrangement to extend your visas and adventure.

Cost Included:

  • Airport Pick up and drop
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu and Trekking region
  • Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
  • TIMS card and Everest Trekking permit
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • Government Certified Trekking Guide, Porter, supporter with their own foods, insurance, Accommodation
  • First Aid Kit
  • Emergency rescue management
  • Government Taxes and official charges

Cost not Included: 

  • International Air Fare
  • Visa for Nepal 
  • Bar bills, soft drinks including drinking water
  • Personal equipment, personal insurance, medical expenses, emergency rescue
  • Extra activities mentioned than in our itinerary and cost including
  • Tips for Guides, Porter 

Start: Kathmandu

Min Age: 12

Min Group Size: 1

Trip Difficulty: Easy/Moderate

Destination: Nepal

Duration: 8 Days

End: Kathmandu

Max Age: 100

Maz Group Size: 15

Activity: Walking

Region: Everest Region

Accommodation: Tea House/Lodge

  • Enjoy the stunning views while flying from Kathmandu to Lukla 
  • Explore Sherpa Village and their culture
  • Visit oldest Buddhist monasteries and Chorterns including Tengboche Monastery
Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Kathmandu (1440 m)

Namaste and Welcome to Kathmandu, Nepal. Arrive at Kathmandu airport anytime. Meet your representative from Anu Treks and have a detailed meeting for your trip, please ask the receptionist where the meeting is held if you are unsure. If you have spare time, explore busy Kathmandu. Kathmandu is a capital city of Nepal which holds an ancient and historical architecture and symbols of the 20th century blending with traditional Culture.

Attractions: 

  • Durbar Square
  • Temples/Monkey Temples/Shrines
  • Monetary 

Accommodation: 

  • Hotel (1 night)

Meals Included: 

  • Lunch or Dinner

Day 2: Kathmandu to Lukla (2860 m/8800ft) then Phakding (2652 m)

Flight, Kathmandu to Lukla: 45 minute

Walking hours Lukla to Phakding: 3 to 4 hours–6 to 7 Km

Enjoy your adventurous flight from Kathmandu to Lukla with scenic views if the weather is clear and experience an amazing landing at Lukla. Have breakfast in Lukla (2840 m) then get ready to walk the rest. Your trip will be lead by an experienced English speaking local guides with his assistance. The trail follows the Dudh-Koshi river where you will head through pine and cedar woods along the Dudh-Koshi river, approximately 3 to 4 hours walking then reach Phakding. 

Accommodation: 

  • Tea House (1 night) 

Meals Included: 

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m)

The trail climbs gradually following the river and enters the Everest National Park at Jorsale, then crosses the river and climbs steeply to Namche (11,100 feet). 

Walking Hours: 6 to 7 hours—9 km

After your breakfast at Phakding, you will be walking around 6 to 7 hours to Namche Bazaar which is 9 km from Phakding. You will spend two days in Namche Bazaar acclimatizing the altitude than an excursion to Thame and Khumjung, the green village. Keep your eyes open and get your camera ready as this will the first opportunity to experience the glance of the Everest. While walking from Phakding to Namche Bazaar, you will cross the river following in the footsteps with blue pine forest and viewing spectacular bright in bloom rhododendron flowers, especially in spring. Cross the Dudh-Koshi river at Benkar then enjoy looking way up above 6000 meters to see snow-capped Kusum Kanguru (6369 m) and Thamserku (6623 m) peaks. Reach at Monjo (2835 m) Bazaar and have your lunch break. From Monjo, your walk becomes a little tougher with a steep ascent to Namche Bazaar. You will now enter the national park and continue upstream crossing the river through the Jorsale village (2805 m). To reach Namche Bazaar cross another spectacular suspension bridge and be ready to first glimpse of the peaks of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and Twache. Sleep your first at Namche Bazaar. 

Accommodation: 

  • Tea House ( 1 night)

Meals Included: 

  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 4: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche3 (3810 m)

We Climb the ridge above Namche and descend to the Dudh Koshi River before climbing again to Tengboche Monastery (12664 feet)

Walking hours: 6 to 7 hours–9 km

Today you will be walking 6 to 7 hours to cover the 9 km from Namche Bazaar to Thyangboche which is unbelievably beautiful where Thamserku, Kantega, Ama Dablam, Lhotse and Everest view rise in front and the Dudh- Koshi is far below. In this walking route, you will experience the daily life and cultural tradition of Sherpa people. A suspension bridge, Rhododendron forest, stupas will make your walk a lovely day.

Accommodation: 

  • Teahouse: ( 1 night)

Meals Included: 

  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 5: Tengboche (3810 m)

Rest and Explore the Tengboche.

Today we will spend a night Tengboche and visit Monastery and explore Tengboche with stunning mountain views. we will hike towards Namche down the hill to Dudh Koshi river then our trail steeps up and hikes up the Sanasa village. We will also visit Khumjung village and explore the monastery, Hillary school then trek back to Tengboche.

Accommodation: 

  • Teahouse (1 night)

Meals Included:

  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 06: Tengboche to Lukla (2560 m)

Today we will trek back the same trail via Jorsale, Manjo, Benkar, Phakding and other Sherpa settlement village. It will be a long hiking today down and flat. Your hiking goes through several suspension bridges over Dudh Koshi River. We will enter Everest National Park from Jorsale where you will have the opportunity to observe national park.

Accommodation:

  • Teahouse (1 night)

Meals Included:

  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner 

Day 07: Lukla to Kathmandu (1400 m)

Flight Lukla to Kathmandu—45 minute

If the weather is happy, we will take the short 45-minute flight from Lukla to Kathmandu. Once again glance through the aircraft window and enjoy the amazing view. Once landing at Kathmandu, return to your accommodation, relax and the rest of the is your own to enjoy. 

Accommodation: 

  • Hotel ( 1 night)

Meals Included: 

  • Lunch or dinner 

Day 8: Kathmandu 

Today is your departure day, according to your next plan schedule, you can departure at any time. We are still with you so feel free to talk to Anu Treks staff for further assistance as we will be so much happy to share our experiences and ideas. If you are not ready to leave and willing to stay in Nepal, Your CEO or tour leader help you with travel arrangement to extend your visas and adventure.

Cost Details

Cost Included:

  • Airport Pick up and drop
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu and Trekking region
  • Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
  • TIMS card and Everest Trekking permit
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • Government Certified Trekking Guide, Porter, supporter with their own foods, insurance, Accommodation
  • First Aid Kit
  • Emergency rescue management
  • Government Taxes and official charges

Cost not Included: 

  • International Air Fare
  • Visa for Nepal 
  • Bar bills, soft drinks including drinking water
  • Personal equipment, personal insurance, medical expenses, emergency rescue
  • Extra activities mentioned than in our itinerary and cost including
  • Tips for Guides, Porter 
Key Details

Start: Kathmandu

Min Age: 12

Min Group Size: 1

Trip Difficulty: Easy/Moderate

Destination: Nepal

Duration: 8 Days

End: Kathmandu

Max Age: 100

Maz Group Size: 15

Activity: Walking

Region: Everest Region

Accommodation: Tea House/Lodge

Route Map

Trip Highlights
  • Enjoy the stunning views while flying from Kathmandu to Lukla 
  • Explore Sherpa Village and their culture
  • Visit oldest Buddhist monasteries and Chorterns including Tengboche Monastery

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