Luxury Everest Trek

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Enjoy the highest standards of accommodation in the region

This trip is perfect for those wishing to experience the Everest region’s spectacular landscape without going to altitude extremes and while maintaining home comforts. This luxury trek is an ideal introduction to the Everest Khumbu area, the most famous region in the entire Himalaya.

We visit Sherpa villages and the Tengboche monastery, which offers views of Mt. Everest rising behind the Lhotse-Nuptse wall and other surrounding peaks.

Flying in from Kathmandu, we descend amid an incredible mountain landscape to the remote yet bustling mountain airstrip at Lukla. From here, we spend ten days trekking from luxury lodge to a luxury lodge.

This trek provides the highest standards of accommodation in the region, featuring electricity, comfortable heated rooms, en-suite bathrooms with hot showers and western style flush toilets. We walk five to six hours a day, visiting the main Sherpa villages, and enjoying excellent views.

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu.

Day 02: Briefing for the trek and transfer to Mulkot.

Day 03: Flight to Lukla

Day 04: DAY WALK FROM MONJO.

Day 05: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,441m).

Day 06: TREK TO TASHINGA (3,360m) via Khumjung. We stop for lunch in Khumjung in the lodge owned by Phurba – the star of the documentary SHERPA.

Day 07: TREK TO THYANGBOCHE (3,873m), return to TASHINGA.

Day 08: TREK TO MONG LA (3,960m), return to TASHINGA.

Day 09: TREK VIA KHUMJUNG AND KHUNDE TO MENDE (3,738m). 5 hours.

Day 10: TREK TO THAME (3,801m), RETURN TO MENDE 5 hours. We have lunch at the lodge owned by the first person to reach the summit of Everest 21 times – Apa Sherpa.

Day 11: TREK TO MONJO LODGE 4 hours

Day 12: TREK VIA GUMILA MONASTERY TO LUKLA (9,000ft/2,743m) 5 hours.

Day 13: Flight to Manthali and drive back to Kathmandu.

Day 14: Sightseeing tour of Bhaktapur. Farewell dinner in the evening.

Day 15: International departure.

Cost Includes:

  • A family-owned Boutique with breakfast in Kathmandu
  • All transportation
  • Responsible Adventures’ expert trek leader or hire Raj
  • 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 team and porters
  • All permits
  • All meals on trek
  • Domestic airfare

Cost Excludes:

  • International airfare
  • 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$100 per week for staff only), Leader’s tipping up to your discretion
  • Items of a personal nature, e.g., alcoholic drinks, bottled beverages, laundry, souvenirs, etc.

Trek FAQ

Am I too young or old?
Most of our clients, from 3 years old to some in their 70s, have done and completed their treks with almost no exercise or training.

Do you offer hotel/airport pick-up?
We offer hotel and airport pick-up. As you continue with your booking, there will be an option to input flight details or hotel names.

Do I need a Visa?
A visa for Nepal can be acquired on arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, and at border entry points in Kakadvitta, Birgunj, Bhairahawa, Nepalgunj, Gaddachowki on the Nepal-India border and Kerung on the Nepal-China border.
Outside of Nepal, A visa can also be obtained at the nearest Nepal Embassy or Diplomatic Mission.
For more information, go to the Department of Immigration, Kalikasthan, Kathmandu.

What should I bring on a Trek?
Being adequately equipped is one of the keys to a successful trek. For information to help you select the best type of clothing and equipment for your trip, please see our Clothing and Equipment Guide.
Also, see our Links page for details of specialist retailers who will be able to offer further advice and assistance with purchasing new clothing or equipment.

If you have more questions, please check the FAQ section or contact us.