Short Everest Trek to Tengboche

Short Everest Trek to Tengboche

This 6-day short Everest trek is a very scenic route, offering trekkers superb views of Mt. Everest, the world’s highest peak and the opportunity to explore the unique culture and landscapes of the Khumbu region. We start our journey by flying into Lukla. We then trek up to Namche Bazaar, the Sherpa capital of the world and onto the Tengboche Monastery. It is here that trekkers can take an optional day hike to the remote Sherpa settlement of Khumjung. This shore Everest trek provides a splendid introduction to Sherpa country and culture and features breathtaking views of the surrounding mountain ranges. It is one of the most popular destinations for first-time trekkers in Nepal and is best suited for some trekkers who may not have the time for longer treks, or do not want to trek into the much higher mountains.

Note - Flight to Lukla and back is often delayed or canceled due to poor visibility. We ask you to have a buffer days of few days in case your flight to Lukla is affected.

 

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Trip Details

CodeSETT-10 FrequencyAnyday Duration10 Group Size2 Best SeasonSept-May Altitude3870 meters mts. SupportYes DifficultyModerate

Day 1: Arrive Kathmandu, transfer to Hotel.

Arrive Kathmandu, You will be met by your Trek leader and transferred to your Hotel.

Day 2: Kathmandu-Phakding [2610m]

Fly to Lukla (2,840m) for a spectacular view of the Himalayas. We trek through mountain villages, which are home to the Sherpas and people of various ethnic backgrounds. Phakding. Overnight lodge. 2650m.3 hours trek

Day 3: Phakding to Namche Bazaar [3420m]

We will continue towards the north following the path of the Dudh Kosi River and on to Monjo and Jorsale from where we will enter Mt. Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park. It is a short walk to the confluence of two rivers, the ImjaDrangpa (ImjaKhola) and the NangpoTsangpo (Bhote Kosi), which is followed by a steep climb (around 2 hrs) to Namche Bazaar, the main village in the Khumbu. Half way up the hill, if the weather is clear we can get our first view of Mt. Everest and Lhotse. Namche is a prosperous Sherpa village and an important trading center with a Saturday market. Fresh foodstuffs are brought up from lower villages by Sherpas. (5 hours walking) Overnight lodging.

Day 4: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar

We will visit the Sherpa Cultural Centre and the National Park headquarters. The views of AmaDablam (6856m), Kwangde (6011m), Tawache (6501m), Thamserku (6608m) and Kangtega (6779m) from here are fantastic. If you are lucky, you might even get to meet the only climbing Sherpa from the 1953 Everest summit.

Day 5: Namche Bazaar-Tengboche monastery [3870m]

We will ascend out of the village and follow a high-level path above the Dudh Kosi River enjoying the spectacular mountain views of Mt. Everest, Nuptse and Lhotse as we move on. We will pass through various shops set up by Tibetans selling trinkets and then descend through forests of blue pine to cross the Dudh Kosi again at PhunkiTenga (3250m). Sometimes, the track becomes quite dusty by yak trains. We will reach the spectacularly sited Thyangboche Monastery (3867m) from where we can see the spectacular views of Everest (8850m), Lhotse (8501m), Nuptse (7861m), AmaDablam (6856m) and Taboche to the north and the northeast, Thamserku (6608m) and Kantega (6779m) to the southeast and Kwangde (6011m) to the southwest. Thyangboche Monastery was seriously damaged by fire in 1989. However, it has been rebuilt and there will be time to visit both the monastery and the museum.

Day 6: Tengboche-Monjo [2840m]

We retrace to Namche Bazaar before starting our hike down to Monjo. The route to Monjo takes us steeply down along the Bhote Kosi. We cross the river and follow it to Jorsale, then on to Monjo where we overnight (7 hrs).

Day 7: Monjo-Lukla

Our route takes us along the banks of the Dudh Kosi river, then we climb uphill for an hour to reach Lukla (5 hrs).

Day 8: Lukla-Kathmandu, transfer to Hotel.

Day 9: Sightseeing tour of Kathmandu Durbar Square ( former palace square ), Swayambunath

Sightseeing tour of Kathmandu Durbar Square ( former palace square ), Swayambunath - a Buddhist stupa on a hill also known as the monkey temple in the morning. Afternoon sightseeing Pashupatinath temple — the Holiest of Hindu shrine for Lord Shiva, you will most likely see cremation taking place here and finally a tour of Boudhanath Stupa - the biggest in Nepal.

Day 10: International departure.

Cost Includes
Boutique hotel in Kathmandu on bed and breakfast basis Hotel/ Lodges on twin sharing basis
All transportation Responsible Adventures' Expert Trek leader or Trek with Raj
Complimentary T-Shirt Use of trekking kit bag during trek
1 Assistant guide between 4 trekkers Trekking
1 porter between two trekkers Good clothing for porters and crew
Food for porters & crew members (We are one of the few trekking companies that provide this facility) Insurance for crew and porters
All permits Twin sharing room on trek
All meals on trek 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 tip at your discretion
Items of a personal nature e.g alcoholic drinks, bottled beverages, laundry, souvenir etc
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20 March 2016 30 June 2017 2-16 1898

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