Everest Sherpa Trail

(EVEREST SHERPA TRAIL)

11 Days 10 Nights

Trip Grade

Flying directly in to the high Khumbu, relish the fantastic trekking under the eyes of many of the world’s highest mountains including Sagamartha, Mother Goddess of the Earth (Everest) herself.The Everest Trail Experience takes us from the tiny airstrip at Lukla to the lap of Everest following the the Classic route to Everest.

Overview

Everest Sherpa Trail is designed to accommodate trekkers who prefer a comfortable stay while trekking on the classical route to Everest. This trail takes you to the valley of Dingboche with Tengboche monastery and a shot helicopter shuttle to Everest Base Camp and back to Lukla as the major highlight of the trip. Everest Sherpa Trail is based on our comfort mountain lodges – Yeti Mountain Home, situated around the trans Himalaya Range at Khumbu. The seven lodges are located in Lukla, Phakding, Monjo, Namche, Thame, Kongde & Debuche which lies in the main trekking trail to Everest region. Every individual site of the lodges is chosen taking precaution for environmental impact approved by the Government providing the best view. Each room is designed to offer the guests with modern comfort.

Trip Grading: Who is this trip suitable for?

Everest Sherpa Trail is designed for those who are seeking for adventure and those who want to get a taste of the high mountain experience and to be amongst the Sherpa community.

This is a Moderate trek: most trek days are 4-5 hours long with only a couple being a little longer altitude gain is usually around 300-500m /day and the paths and tracks are generally wide and well-marked.

We ask that you have a reasonable level of fitness, but you don’t need to be an experienced trekker to enjoy this trip. But trekking experience would work wonder while going through these trails.Your trek leaders will ensure we take a comfortable pace on the trail and you’ll have Sherpa support every step of the way. If you’re comfortable going on day walks in low hills in your home country(e.g. the Cotswolds, UK) or maybe you swim, cycle or take a class a couple of times a week you should find this trek well within your means.

Having a hot shower and many other creature comforts to look forward to makes each day’s trekking even more of a joy!

About Yeti Mountain Homes

Yeti Mountain Homes are a group of luxury lodges situated in the Khumbu / Everest region of Nepal. They are owned by a local family offering the full warmth of a traditional Sherpa welcome with the comfort of the best boutique hotels: crisp linen sheets, en-suites with hot showers, cozy lounges with log fires and well-stocked bars; local and international cuisine from our talented chefs…. Yeti Mountain Home lodges offer a high-class, high mountain experience beyond compare. On the Everest Sherpa Trail trek you’ll stay at Yeti Mountain Home lodges in Phakding, Namche, Debuche & Dingboche.

Detailed Itinerary

  • Day 1 Arrival: transfer to hotel & freeday,Briefing & Group welcome dinner

    • Arrival: transfer to hotel & freeday,Briefing & Group welcome dinner

      Accomodation:Gokarna Forest Resort
    • Meals: FB
  • Day 2 Flight Kathmandu-Lukla, Trek to Phakding

    • Flight Kathmandu-Lukla, Trek to Phakding

      Accomodation:YMH
    • Meals: B/L/D
  • Day 3 Trek to Namche Bazaar

    • Trek to Namche Bazaar

      Accomodation:YMH
    • Meals: B/L/D
  • Day 4 Namche, hike to Khumjung/Khunde

    • Namche, hike to Khumjung/Khunde

      Accomodation:YMH
    • Meals: B/L/D
  • Day 5 Trek to Debuche

    • Trek to Debuche

      Accomodation:YMH
    • Meals: B/L/D
  • Day 6 Phortse Excursion, Debuche

    • Phortse Excursion, Debuche

      Accomodation: YMH
    • Meals: B/L/D
  • Day 7 Trek to Dingboche

    • Trek to Dingboche

      Accomodation: YMH
    • Meals: B/L/D
  • Day 8 Dingboche Excursion

    • Dingboche Excursion

      Accomodation: YMH
    • Meals: B/L/D
  • Day 9 Heli: Dingboche- short flight to Everest-Lukla; Flight :Lukla-Ktm

    • Heli: Dingboche- short flight to Everest-Lukla; Flight :Lukla-Ktm

      Accomodation: Gokarna Resort
    • Meals: FB
  • Day 10 Freeday

    • Freeday

      Accomodation: Gokarna Resort
    • Meals: FB
  • Day 11 Final Departure, transfer to International airport

    • Final Departure, transfer to International airport

Trip Info

Trip Duration: 10 days 9 nights
Trekking Grade: 11days Moderate trekking
Maximum altitude: 5545m
Accommodation: 6 nights' YMH Comfort Lodge; 5 nights local lodge; 3 nights' hotel;
Services: All internal travel and meals as per program
Trip Group Size: 4 and above people

Best time to travel
Spring: March-May: Come and visit when the rhododendrons and alpine flowers are in full bloom. Expect clear skies and sunshine in the mornings with some light cloud cover later in the day.
Autumn/Winter: October-December. October can be busy, but at this time of year the weather is normally very stable. Expect crisp sunny days and cold evenings.

Price
USD 2670 on twin sharing
Single Supplement: USD 515

Services Include

  • 3 nights Hotel Gokarna Forest Resort as per program on Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • 7 nights Yeti Mountain Home as per program on Full Board
  • Flight: KTM-Lukla-KTM (Regular Flight) with airport taxes
  • Heli: Dingboche-Everest-Lukla
  • NP Fees & TIMS Permit Fee
  • 1 English Speaking guide
  • 1 porter for every 2 member
  • Trek Staffs insurance & daily wages.
  • All airport transfers

Services not included

  • Personal Equipment & Insurance
  • Personal Expenses (hot & cold beverages, laundry, telephone and other personal expenses)
  • Nepal Visa fee US$ 40 per person
  • Emergency Evacuation if required
  • Other personal Expenses
  • Tips for Staffs

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