Thame Legendry

13 Days 12 Nights

Trip Grade

A great short trek to get up into high places, explore ethereal mountain monasteries and rich local traditions. This trek gives chance to stretch out and relish some fabulous Himalayan hiking but still plenty of time to relax and explore. A trip rich in experience and legend both along the trail and Thame, home to some of Everest’s greatest climbers, artists and perhaps even the elusive Yeti!

Overview

Flying directly in to the high Khumbu, relish fantastic trekking under the eyes of many of the world’s highest mountains including Sagamartha, Mother Goddess of the Earth (Everest) herself. Thame Legendary takes us from the tiny airstrip at Lukla through the bustling Sherpa capital of Namche Bazaar then climbs gently from the madding crowds of the main trail up to mystical Thame. Thame – the ethereal monastery swathed in mists; towering rock faces; glistening mountain spires; juncture of ancient trading routes to Tibet and beyond - the cozy homesteads are home to many of Nepal’s greatest mountaineers, inspiring Sherpa artists and many, many smiling faces.We spend a few days exploring these rich, vibrant valleys. Stretch out and trek high or wander freely, the choice is yours.

Detailed Itinerary

  • Day 1 Welcome to Kathmandu!

    • Welcome to Kathmandu! Meet at the group hotel for briefing, drinks and dinner
    • Meals: D
  • Day 2 Take the short mountain flight to Lukla (2,850m)

    • Take the short mountain flight to Lukla (2,850m). Check in at YMH Lukla.

      Stay : YMH Lukla
    • Meals: B/L/D
  • Day 3 Trek to Monjo (2840m).

    • Trek to Monjo (2840m). Around 5hrs trekking (BLD YMH Monjo).

      Stay : YMH Monjo
    • Meals: B/L/D
  • Day 4 Trek Monjo to Namche Bazaar (3,440m).

    • Trek Monjo to Namche Bazaar (3,440m). 4 to 5hrs’ trekking

      Stay : YMH Namche
    • Meals: B/L/D
  • Day 5 Around Namche (3440m)

    • Around Namche (3440m): a day to acclimatise

      Stay : YMH Namche
    • Meals: B/L/D
  • Day 6 Trek to Thame (3800m)

    • Trek to Thame (3800m). Around 5 hours trekking

      Stay : YMH Thame
    • Meals: B/L/D
  • Day 7-8 Thame day hikes and exploration

    • Thame day hikes and exploration: there are many options for these two days – continuing up the valley towards the Nangpa La, the yak traders’ route; hiking up to a small peak or exploring the monastery and village… talk with your guide and decide.

      Stay : YMH Thame
    • Meals: B/L/D
  • Day 9 Trek to Monjo via Namche

    • Trek to Monjo via Namche: Around 5-6 hours trekking

      Stay : YMH Monjo
    • Meals: B/L/D
  • Day 10 Trek to Lukla.

    • Trek to Lukla. 4-5 hrs trekking

      Stay : YMH Lukla
    • Meals: B/L/D
  • Day 11 A short flight back to Kathmandu

    • A short flight back to Kathmandu. Check in at our hotel. Free afternoon
    • Meals: B/L/D
  • Day 12 A half day of sightseeing

    • A half day of sightseeing and then some time to shop, relax or explore on your own.
    • Meals: B/L/D
  • Day 13 Departure from Kathmandu.

    • Departure from Kathmandu.
    • Meals: B

Trip Info

Best time to travel
Spring (March-June): 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-January): at this time of year the weather is normally stable. Expect crisp sunny days and cold evenings. Note that October is usually very busy and trails can feel quite crowded.

Services
All accommodation, meals and internal travel included

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