Trip FactsTrip Code: YK-3155
Duration: 6 Days
Program Type: Trekking
Max. Altitude: 3440 m
Mode of Travel: Teahouse
Start Trip: Kathmandu
End Trip: Kathmandu
Trip Grade: Easy
Total Cost: $817
‘Namche Bazar’ is the main entry point to Mt. Everest or for Namche Trekking. Being a gateway to many of the highest peaks of Nepal, Namche Bazar is also home to the legendary Sherpa people without whom, conquering the highest mountains of Nepal wouldn’t have been possible.
The Namche Bazar trek offers stunning views of various mountain peaks such as Mount Lhotse, Mount Everest, Mount Shishapangma etc. besides the scenic views, the trek is a great way to observe the culture of the Himalayan people, yaks that serve as a major means of transportation, monasteries, Tibetan market and more. Another attraction of Namche Bazar trek is the local market called haat. These still function by the traditional barter system.
Namche Trekking - Itinerary
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu
Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, Yuuki Trek’s representative will meet you at the airport and escort you to your hotel. At the hotel you will be briefed about trekking Details.
Day 2: Kathmandu to Lukla (2840m) by flight (30 minutes), trek to Phakding (2610m) (3 to 4 hours)
Early morning, we take our flight to Lukla. After 40 minutes flight above the beautiful green hills and mountains, we reach Tenzing-Hillary Airport in Lukla. Lukla is famous tourist destination since it is the gateway of Mount Everest base camp. Upon the arrival in Lukla, we take breakfast before starting our trekking. Our trek starts from beautiful Lukla through villages such as Chhiplung (2700m.) and Mushe (2650m.). On the way, one can observe beautiful view of beautiful green hills.
Overnight in Phakding.
Day 3: Phakding to Namche (3440m)(6 to 7 hours)
After breakfast, we will continue our trek through pine forest. The trail continues along right bank of Dudh Koshi River. From here, we get see the first glimpse of Mt. Thamserku (6618 m). We continue the trail with many ups and downs through Bengar and Chumoa before crossing a stream to reach Monjo village. There is a small suspension bridge which is also the entrance gate of the Sagarmatha National Park where we have to deposit a park entrance fee. Our trail continues through Jorsale village, the last village till Namche Bazaar. From there, trek continues until we reach confluence of the Dudh Koshi to the right and Bhote Koshi to the left. From there, we continue our trek to Namche Bazar.
On the way, one can enjoy the magnificent views of Everest (8848m) and Lhotse (8516m.).
Day 4: Namche (Rest day)
After we reach our destination Namche bazar, we will take rest for a day.
Namche bazaar is the gateway to the high Himalayas. Namche is the administrative center of the Khumbu region so there are police check post, a bank,government offices, Internet cafes, shops, restaurants and bakeries. One can view magnificent view of mt Kongde Ri(6,187 m) to west of Namche and mt Thamserku (6,608m) to the east. Shyangboche Airstrip (3,750m) is situated in a hill over Namche Bazaar. we can walk up to the Sagarmatha National Park Headquarter to enjoy the mouthwatering views of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Thamserku, Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Tawche, Kwangde and other magnificent peaks and visit museum.
Overnight in Namche Bazar
Day 5: Namche to Phakding
Early morning, our trek starts downhill back to Phakding through the same trail.
The trail continues through the confluence of Dudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi to Sagarmatha National Park exit before reaching Monjo village. From there, trail is mostly flat until we reach Phakding.
Overnight in Phakding.
Day 6: Phakding to Lukla
After breakfast, our trek to Lukla continues crossing Ghat. On the way, one can enjoy beautiful views of green hills and mountains. After our arrival in Lukla, we will take rest and then visit the village.
Overnight in Lukla
Day 7: Lukla to Kathmandu by flight
Early morning, we fly back to Kathmandu. After we arrive in Kathmandu, Yuuki’s representatives will escort you to hotel. Rest for the remaining day.
Day 8: Final Departure from Kathmandu
Yuuki’s representatives will transfer to international airport for your final departure.
- An experienced licensed holder guide and required porters
- Full Board Plan (breakfast, lunch, dinner, accommodation, 3 times tea) during trek,
- 2 night hotel in Thamel, Kathmandu (Non-star Hotel)
- Village sightseeing (Khumjung and Everest View Hotel Syangboche)
- Mountain sightseeing
- Accommodation in Mountain (Lodge, Guest House, Hotel)
- Both way flight ticket including guide, Local transportation (Taxi/car)
- Join Nepali Cultural Program
- Food, drinks, salary, insurance, equipment, transportation, accommodation, and local tax for guide and porters,
- National park Permit
- TIMS Card ( Tourists information management system card)
- Medical kit box
- Trekking Equipments (Trekking stick, Down jacket)
- All government tax, VAT
- Domestic airport departure tax
- Airport picks up and drops with an escort.
- Farewell Dinner
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
- Your travel insurance,
- International flight and departure tax,
- Any expense of personal nature,
- Nepal entry visa fee,
- Any kinds of Bar bills,
- Hot Shower, Battery charge in mountain
- All the alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks (e.g. Mineral water, Coke, Fanta)
- Rescue operation.
- Rescue service