Everest Cultural Trek is one of the most exciting trekking route in Nepal. Everest Cultural Trek also fulfills some trekkers dream to trek to Everest Base Camp for best views. This trial provides opportunity to know about the culture of the Sherpa (world’s most famous mountaineers and trekkers of all time), Rai and many other cultural group living in that area and provides fantastic view of the mountains. One of the center of attraction for Buddhist culture is Tyangboche Monastery. The sacred stones, Chortens, mani walls (boulders marked with Buddhist prayer inscriptions) and prayer flags (Om mani padme hum, hence the name "Mani stone") can be seen there as a symbol of peace and ancient Buddhist culture. On our trek, you will get a chance to encounter and witness some Himalayan animal species as well like Barking Deer, Musk Deer and the Himalayan Thar or mountain goat etc.
Everest Cultural Trek start either with a one day drive from Kathmandu to Bhandar via Jiri and then follow the trails to Mount Everest region or have short 35 minute flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and then follow the trails to Namche Bazaar, Tyangboche, enter into Khumjung village and then witness the culture of the Sherpas, mesmerizing views of mountains along with the lifestyles of the people inhabitant there. Spectacular views of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and several other humongous peaks from Tyangboche monastery. You will return back to Lukla after exploring around the area and fly back to Kathmandu or follow the classic route to Bhandar and then return back to Kathmandu via bus.
Everest Cultural Trek Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport
Welcome! We heartly welcome you on this adventurous Everest Cultural Trek. Our representative of Nepal Village will be waiting for your arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport Kathmandu. As soon as you get out, they will receive you and drop you to the hotel. After you arrive at hotel, you will get fresh and rest for some time. The detail of the trek is discussed at hotel or at our office. We do dinner and then get some rest. Good Night! Sleep Well! Get ready to start your adventure tomorrow.
Day 02: 35 minutes flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (2886m.) and trek to Phakding (2640 m.)
Good Morning! Today is the Second Day of the Everest Cultural Trek. After a good night sleep, we will take short 35 minute flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. You will get aerial views from the flight of Kathmandu and when we enter mountain region, the views of mountain will excite you more. One of the most unique airport with short runway surrounded by house awaits your arrival. As soon as you land on the airport, you will get panoramic views of the mountains. We will take a downhill trek from Lukla to Phakding and explore a bit of it. We will spend the night in Phakding. Good Night! Sleep Well!
Day 03: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3446 m.)
Good Morning! Today is the Third Day of the Everest Cultural Trek. After a short trek to Phakding and a night there, we continue our trek early in the morning after having breakfast. Today we will trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar and cover around 800m in 6 to 7 hours. It is uphill climb. If you want, we will a little bit of Namche today and leave the rest for tomorrow. We spend the night at Namche. Good Night! Sleep Well!
Day 04: Rest at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization
Good Morning! Today is the Fourth Day of the Everest Cultural Trek. Today is the day we explore Namche bazaar, which a center place and gateway to Everest. Hospitality provided by the people of Namche will make you happy. Namche Bazaar is one the crowded places up in the Himalayas as it is filled with colorful shops, restaurants, cafes etc. We can buy necessary tools here. We trek uphill from Namche and observe panoramic views of the mountains and return back to Namche. We spend the night here at Namche. Good Night! Sleep Well!
Day 05:Trek from Namche Bazaar (3446m.) to Thame (3800m.)
Good Morning! Today is the Fifth Day of the Everest Cultural Trek. After exploring Namche for a day, we continue our trek early in the morning after breakfast towards Thame. As we trek up you will feel slight change in air as it gets thinner with altitude. Thame is a traditional village that has escaped the crowds trekking to Everest and has one of the older monasteries in the region. The trek is so peaceful with fantastic views of the mountains. We spend the night here at Thame. Good Night! Sleep Well!
Day 06: Trek from Thame to Khumjung (3790m)
Good Morning! Today is the Sixth Day of the Everest Cultural Trek. After a traditional trek at Thame, we continue our trek to Khumjung. We do this small trek to get some rest as air is thinner. We explore Khumjung and spend the night here. Good Night! Sleep Well!
Day 07:Trek from Khumjung to Tyangboche (3867m.)
Good Morning! Today is the Seventh Day of the Everest Cultural Trek. Today we trek from Khumjung (3790m) to Tyangboche (3867m). Tyangboche Monastery is famous place in Tyangboche. Also, Everest View Hotel lies in Tyangboche. Tyangboche offers panoramic views of Kangtega, Ama Dablam, Lhotse and Everest. We spend the night here at Tyangboche. Good Night! Sleep Well!
Day 08:Trek from Tyangboche to Namche Bazaar (3440m.)
Good Morning! Today is the Eighth Day of the Everest Cultural Trek. After a good night sleep in Tyangboche, we trek downhill all the way to Namche Bazaar in a single day. We spend the night here at Namche. Good Night! Sleep Well!
Day 09: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Phakding (2640m.)
Good Morning! Today is the Ninth Day of the Everest Cultural Trek. We are on our way to Phakding from Namche. We are slowly returning back as our trek is about to complete. We spend the night in Phakding. Good Night! Sleep Well!
Day 10:Trek from Phakding to Lukla (2886m)
Good Morning! Today is the Tenth Day of the Everest Cultural Trek. We are on our way back to Kathmandu. We trek back to Lukla from Phakding. We observe Lukla again so we won’t miss anything. We spend the night here at Lukla. Good Night! Sleep Well!
Day 11: Flight from Lukla (2,840m) - Kathmandu (1,350m)
Good Morning! Today is the Eleventh Day of the Everest Cultural Trek and last day at the Himalayas. We take a short 35 minute flight to Kathmandu from Lukla. You should praise yourself, you have accomplished something big. After reaching Kathmandu, you will get fresh and if you want you can explore around hotel. After having dinner, you will have some rest and get your luggage ready. Good Night! Sleep Well!
Day 12:Final departure to your country
Good Morning! We congratulate you on achieving something you have dreamed for and also thank you for choosing to be your partner in your trip. You will be dropped to airport 3 hours before your departure time. Hope we will meet soon and you will choose us for your next adventure as well. Good Bye! Have a safe flight!