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Everest Basecamp/ Namchi Bazar Trek

  • Best time
  • October to December
  • Total Duration
  • 10 Days
  • Destinations Covered
  • Around Kathmandu and Mount Everest Base Camp
  • Hotel Category
  • Luxury, Mid Budget, Tea Houses
  • Main Attraction
  • Kathmandu, Namchi Bazar, Patan, Bhaktpur, Heritage, shopping etc...

Detailed Itinerary

Map

  • Days
  • Events
  • Day 01
  • Arrival Kathmandu
    Meet on arrival at Kathmandu Airport. Transfer to the hotel.
    After wash and change, proceed for sightseeing of Kathmandu city with our guide. Visit Pashupatinath Temple, one of the most sacred Hindu pilgrimage sites in Nepal.
    Also explore Thamel, the centre place of Kathmandu popular for streets and alleys occupying souvenir shop, adventure gear shops, restaurants, and roof top cafes etc...
    Dinner at your choice of restaurant
  • Day 02
  • Kathmandu – Nagarkot
    After bed tea and cookies, drive to Domestic Airport of Kathmandu and board the mountain flight to explore great Himalayan range. If weather is clear, one gets the panoramic aerial view of Mount Everest, Makalu, Pacher Pucha and Nanda Devi peaks etc. 
    Come back to the hotel and after breakfast, drive to Bhaktapur, which lies in the eastern part of Kathmandu valley. It is an ancient city renowned for its unique culture and long tradition of skilled craftsmanship.
    After lunch at Bhaktpur, drive to Nagarkot- one of the most scenic villages around Kathmandu, famous for spectacular view of whole Langtang range, sunrise on the mountains and the sunset views. 
    Arrive and check in to the hotel.
    If the weather is clear, enjoy magnificent view of Mt Everest, Manaslu and Gauri Shankar. 
    Dinner and Overnight: At Resorts
  • Day 03
  • Nagarkot – Kathmandu
    Early morning, enjoy sunrise from your resort area and have breakfast
    Post breakfast; proceed for village walk around the resort area. 
    Drive back to Kathmandu and visit Durbar Square and the Kumari Temple. The Kumari is the Living Virgin Goddess of Hindu religion and is chosen at a young age from a Newari Shakya family after meeting select criteria.
    Dinner at ethnic Nepali restaurant
    Overnight: Hotel
  • Day 04
  • Kathmandu Valley / Patan
    After breakfast, drive to explore Patan - Royal town and now a suburb, effectively, of thmandu. Visit Patan’s Durbar (Palace) Square is more tranquil that that of Kathmandu and the square, containing the Mahaboudha Temple. Also visit Swoyambhunath - Stupa, a Buddhist temple situated on a hilltop with superb views of the entire Kathmandu valley. 
    Lunch at rooftop restaurant. 
    Overnight: Hotel
  • Day 05
  • Kathmandu – Lukla
    After breakfast, departure transfer to the Airport of Kathmandu
    Fly to Lukla
    Meet on arrival and trek to trek downhill past Chablung to Phakding for the night.
    Dinner and Overnight: Tea House
  • Day 06
  • Chaublung – Namchi Bazar
    After breakfast, trek to Namchi Bazar along the side of the Dudh Kosi valley before de- scending to Ghat (Lhawa; 2530m). The trail climbs again to Phakding, a collection of about 25 lodges at 2800m. 
    The trail crosses the river on a long, swaying bridge, and then leads you along the river to Benkar (2700m). A short dis- tance beyond Benkar the trail crosses the Dudh Kosi to its east bank on a suspension bridge and climbs to Chomoa.
    It's a short climb up to Monjo (2800m), where there are some good places to stay. National Park entrance station, then descend to cross the Dudh Kosi. On the other side it's a short distance to Jorsale (Thumbug; 810m), then the trail crosses back to the east side of the river before climbing to the high suspension bridge over the Dudh Kosi.
    It's a steady climb from here to Namche Bazaar (Nauche; 3480m). As this is the first climb to an altitude where AMS may be a problem, take it easy and avoid rushing. There is another national park entrance station just below Namche where permits are again checked and fees collected.
    Dinner and Overnight: Tea House
  • Day 07
  • Namchi Bazar
    Day free for acclimization 
    Namche Bazaar and the surrounding villages have an ample supply of hydro-electricity, used for lighting and cooking as well as powering the video parlours. There is a colourful market each Saturday. There is plenty to do around Namche Bazaar and you should spend a day here acclimatising. 
    All meals and Overnight: Tea House
  • Day 08
  • Namchi Bazar – Lukla
    After breakfast and packed lunch, trek back to Lukla, 
    Dinner and Overnight: Tea House
  • Day 09
  • Lukla – Kathmandu
    Fly to Kathmandu 
    Meet on arrival and transfer to the hotel
    Day free to explore Thamel area or Darbar squire
    Dinner at roof top restaurant or Nepali Theme restaurant
    Overnight: Hotel
  • Day 10
  • Kathmandu – Home
    Departure transfer to the airport as per flight scheduled
END OF SERVICES
  • Suggestions:
  • ✔ Heritage walk in Kathmandu city
    ✔ Home stay in Patan Valley
    ✔ Special interest tour can be possible with this tour