Everest Soft Adventure trekking is a bit different trekking route than the Everest main trekking route. On this adventure trekking route we have included Kongde, Pharak Peak and Sherpa Peak which is totally non tourist trekking route in Everest.
Many trekkers have asked what about the differences between the Annapurna and the Everest region. The simple answer is they are both magnificent yet different and if the former has the sanctuary and the view from Poon Hill and beyond, Everest has Base Camp. What they both have is the fabulous warm hospitality of the Nepalis and the superb service on the trek, be staying in tea houses or lodges.
Well, Everest soft adventure trekking holidays starts in Kathmandu, exploring this delightful city at the base of the mighty Himalaya. Fly to Lukla to start this Everest adventure holidays trek staying in comfortable but simple lodges en route. You will have plenty of time to relax in the lodge gardens and explore the local Sherpa villages on Everest adventure holidays. Below is Everest soft adventure trekking itinerary, please write to the professional team of trekking and tour guide for the best trekking deal to Everest soft adventure.
Day 1: Arrive Kathmandu (1400m)
Arrival Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel. We meet you at Kathmandu airport, waiting outside the airport nearby arrival exit door with your name written on paper so that we know each other easily. Please look out your name.
Day 2: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Kathmandu Tour to Pashupatinath temple, Boudhanath stupa and Kathmandu durbar Square.
Pashupatinath: Pashupatinath is one of the famous Hindu Temples in the world and is a pilgrimage site for many people across southern Asia. It is located in the banks of Bagmati River and is a cremation site for Hindu people. This famous Shiva temple is said to have been built by Lichchhavi King, Supuspadeva in 465 - 500 AD.
Boudhanath Stupa: The stupa of Boudhanath lies eight Kilometers east of Kathmandu. This is a colossal and an ancient stupa, one of the biggest in the world, is the all-seeing eyes of Lord Buddha. It is said to have been renovated by Lichchhavi King Mana Dev in the fifth century A.D. It is built on an octagonal base inset with prayer wheels.
Kathmandu Durbar Square: This large square is the historic seat of the Nepalese Royalty. The square, with its old temples and palaces, epitomizes the religious and cultural life of the people. It is here where Kings of Nepal are crowned.
Day 3: Kathmandu to Lukla (2840m)
After breakfast, transfer to the domestic airport for a flight to Lukla. You can see the Langtang and Jugal Himal ranges surrounding the Kathmandu Valley at the beginning part of the flight and later you fly over Rolwaling Himal. After final preparation, we have a 4 hours easy walk to Phakding and stay overnight at Hotel.
Day 4: Trek to Namche (3440m)
After breakfast, a 5/6 hours walk to Namche. The path winds up and down and after crossing a stream and a pass we reach the tiny village of Monjo where the Sagarmatha Natonal park entrance fee is collected. From here, you cross the Jorsalle village enter a forested mountainside along the Dudh Kosi River. After crossing a suspension bridge after going a short distance along the Bhote Kosi, we ascend to Namche Bazar.
Day 5: Excursion day at Namche.
After breakfast we have a excursion tour to Khumjung and Khude through the Syangboche Airport and large chorten. After 2 hours ascent and crossing a small forest we reach Hillary High School in Khumjung. Khumjung is the largest Sherpa village in Sherpa land. After Lunch we visit Hillary Hospital in Khunde. The hospital and school was built and supported by Sir Edmund Hillary. You have the magnificent views of Thamserku, Kangtega, Ama Dablam, Lhotse and Everest while having excursion.
Day 6: Trek to Thame (3900m)
We have 4 hours easy walk trail to Thame via Thamo. This trail is the entry route to Tibet through Nangpa La Pass. Nearby is Cho Oyu 8012m which was first summated in 1954. We stop for Lunch at Thamo, the village of Ang Rita Sherpa, who summated Everest eleven times without oxygen. After crossing the Bhote Koshi River after lunch you will reach Thame village.
Day 7: Excursion day at Thame (3900m)
Today, we walk ascend to the Sumdur Peak which is a great trekking destination recommended by a Mountain report in 1999 by Ang Rhita Sherpa, a senior conservation officer. Sumdur Peak 5229m is known as a special Peak because it has much to offer in terms of scenery and provides an experience in day hiking.
Day 8: Trek to Kongde (4200m)
After breakfast we take a walk for 5/6 hours through the forest, we reach at Kongde which is the ideal place for a blissful experience: Enjoy the beautiful panoramic views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Cho-Oyu, Gyjungkhang, Pumori, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Tawache, Thamserku and Kusum Khangkaru and other more peaks during all the day walking.
Day 9: Kongde – Summit Pharak Peak (4900m)
After breakfast, we climb for the summit of Pharak Peak 4900m for the great Panaromic views of entire Everest region. The view of the Solukhumbu range from here is like no others on the other hand. It takes four to five hours trip to the Pharak Peak summit and back to the Hotel. Overnight at Kongde Hotel
Day 10: Kongde – Summit Sherpa Peak (5050m)
On this day we ascent up for 2 to 3 hours to Sherpa Peak 5050m for the great view of Cho Oyu, Rolwaling Mt. Everest Himalayas range, Sumdur Himal and other Khumbu Himalayas. From the top of this peak, you can see the closer part of Kongde Himal and you can feel that you are just to near the summit of Kongde Peak. After the summit, our guide will lead you to the Kongde glacial lake, just half hour below the peak. The trip to the lake would be one of the dramatic trips. Overnight at Kongde Hotel.
Day 11: Trek to Phakding (2610m)
Today, we have a steep 4/5 hours walk down to Phakding with great views of Thamserku, Kusum Khangkaru and scenic views of Sherpa villages around Phakding. Lukla and Chourikharka. Overnight night at hotel.
Day 12: Trek to Lukla (2840m)
After breakfast, we take a 4 hours easy walk to Lukla. On the way back, we visit the Chaurikharka high school, Kyongma Monastery and villages enroute. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 13: Lukla to Kathmandu (1400m)
We have early morning flight back to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel. Afternoon is free. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 14: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Today we have a sightseeing trip to Patan known as the city of the fine arts is packed with Buddhist Monuments, Temples and buildings, it is famous for Curios. After Lunch drive to the Swyambhunath Stupa. A world heritage site, you can get a bird’s eye view of the Kathmandu Valley.
Day 15: Kathmandu Airport.
Final transfers to Kathmandu airport to get fly back home.