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Sherpa Legends of Everest Trekking Tour

Key Information

Per Person Min 4 persons
$2500
Private Tour Min 2 persons
$3450

Book this Nepal trek and get a complimentary one hour Trekker’s’ massage after the trek is over. The masseuses will be from a marginalized community. This is part of our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

Note: You can pre-book a seat on a direct helicopter flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and return for an additional US$350 per person each way. You will avoid the 4-5 hours drive to or from Manthali. For example – if you decide to book a helicopter seat for both ways – US$700 extra needs to be added.

Trek through the villages of Legendary Sherpas of the Everest region

This trek has been designed to give you a meaningful and value-added experience by learning in-depth about the Sherpa people you will come across, villages you will stay at, and their famous residents. Our team will ensure that you are given the facts, the healthiest and most varied meals in the Himalayas, to enjoy your vacation to the fullest.

Food and nutrition on the trek

We are pioneers in culinary trekking in the Himalayas. We provide a varied, interesting menu on treks throughout the Himalayas. Vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free meals can be catered for upon request, and other special diets can be accommodated with advance notice.

Trekking is not only fun, but it is beneficial for you. It helps in detoxifying the body while also nourishing the soul. Although to provide a better experience, we also tailor our meals to include superfoods as part of the ingredients to keep you fit and healthy while also assisting in acclimatization to high altitude. The combination of hiking in the pristine mountain air and healthy food makes trekking with us a complete adventure. Read More on Food and nutrition on our treks.

Why Choose Us?

  • Our expert trek leader will ensure your safety at all times while enhancing your trekking experience.
  • Your private social bubble by staying in less busy lodges and trekking away from the crowded trails where possible.
  • Experience the Himalayas in style.
  • Your food is prepared with superfood ingredients to give the best nourishment, recovery, and acclimatization to high altitude for our gourmet trekking adventures.

 

The trek will begin after a short, scenic flight to Lukla in the Khumbu region. This trek has been designed to take you through both the popular and less busy trails in the Everest region. We have selected lodges that are owned by interesting characters with stories that will enchant you. We have picked less busy lodges.

Staying in locally run tea-houses along the way, you walk to the villages of Phakding and Namche Bazaar, the Sherpa capital of the world. Namche Bazaar is a bustling little town with numerous cafes, restaurants, shops with essentials for trekkers, bars, and even laundry service.

This trek’s numerous highlights are visiting villages that are home to World record-setting/breaking Sherpas. You will even stay and dine at the homes of two of these famous Sherpas. One of the spiritual highlights is the Tengboche monastery that offers an incredible panorama of Mount Nuptse 7901 meters, Lhotse 8501 meters, Ama Dablam 6812 meters, and of course, Mount Everest! This monastery was first built in 1916 and has been rebuilt twice. It was damaged by the 1923 earthquake and a fire in 1989. The current building was rebuilt after the fire. The renowned Abbot of the monastery, Lama Ngawang Tenzing Jangpo Rimpoche, passed away quietly on the 9th of October 2020.

You will encounter a variety of wildlife and birds that are both residents and migratory.  The wildlife population has increased since the Sagarmatha National Park was established in 1976, and it was Nepal’s first national park to be inscribed as a World Heritage site in 1979.

Note: Flight to Lukla and back can be delayed or cancelled due to poor visibility. We ask you to have buffer days of few days in case your flight to Lukla is affected. 

    Detailed Itinerary

Cost Includes:

  • Boutique hotel in Kathmandu on a bed and breakfast basis
  • Hotel/lodges on twin sharing basis
  • All transportation
  • Responsible Adventures’ expert trek leader or Trek with Raj
  • Trekking Chef
  • Complimentary T-shirt
  • Use of trekking kit bag during the trek
  • One assistant guide between 4 trekkers
  • One porter between two trekkers
  • Proper clothing for porters and crew
  • Food for porters & crew members (we are less than a handful of trekking companies that provide this facility)
  • Insurance for staff and porters
  • All permits
  • Twin sharing room on the trek
  • All meals on the trek (healthiest and varied trekking meals in the whole of the Himalaya)
  • Domestic airfare

Cost Excludes:

  • International airport taxes
  • Visas
  • All optional additional tours or activities during free time
  • Transportation outside of the tour program
  • Travel insurance (compulsory to have insurance that covers helicopter evacuation)
  • Tips (suggested amount US$75 per week for staff only); Leader’s tips at your discretion
  • Items of a personal nature, e.g., alcoholic drinks, bottled beverages, laundry, souvenirs, etc.