Any Time of the Year
Private & Group Tour
Khumbu region is one of the most famous places in the world because of the world's tallest mountain, Mt. Everest-8,848m and is home to the most famous trekking destinations in the world. The region is blessed by the unique cultural existence as well as the hospitable people. The Lower Khumbu Trek lets you witness the magnificent mountain and the natural diversity and ethnic culture of the less-visited Lower Solukhumbu Region. Majestic views of Himalayas in every steps: Lhotse (8516 m), Mt Pumori (7161 m), Mt Nuptse (7861 m), Mt Ama Dablam (6812 m), Mt Kantega (6779 m), Mt Thamserku (6623 m), Kwangde peak (6187 m) and Mt. Everest itself make this trek interesting and worth remembering for a lifetime. Not only high mountains, but Khumbu is also the home to a large number of high passes, rivers, glaciers and glacier lakes. The native inhabitants of the Khumbu region are Sherpa’s, Magars and other ethnic groups of Tibetan origin. If you're a culture enthusiast, it is a great opportunity to witness the unique culture, houses, festivals, monasteries, chortens, and gompas of the Khumbu Region.
This trek begins with a scenic drive of 285km drive from Kathmandu to Salleri, which is the administrative headquarter of the entire Solukhumbu district. You can also take 30 minutes flight to Phaplu from Kathmandu. The trail continues through several including points such as Garma, Nele, Bhudi dada, Kaku, Basa, Thulodhunga Gaon, Kharikhola, and we descend back to Lukla. During Lower Khumbu Trek, you can also encounter rare wild animals: Thar, Blue Sheep, Musk Deer, Snow Leopard and various species of birds like Kalij, Monal, Lophophorus, Himalayan Pheasant, etc. The trek ends at Lukla and we fly back to Kathmandu.
During Lower Khumbu Trek, you'll get the best dishes available at the teahouse or lodge including popular Nepali Bhat, Pasta, Cereals, Eggs, Noodles, Potatoes, Vegetables, Fried rice, Soup, etc and other Nepali food, Chinese Food, American food, Indian food, Continental food, etc. Your guide will help you with food menu selection and ensure that you get the hygienic, plentiful and nutritious food. We recommend you to have lemon tea, hot lemon, garlic soup, green tea, ginger tea, etc to stay away from high-altitude problems.
Accommodations during the Lower Khumbu Trek are at teahouses which are necessarily teahouses but where you'll feel like a home and get a chance to explore true Nepali culture and tradition. All the teahouses are run by locals and provide all the basic facilities including a hot shower at a low extra charge. You'll find all the room simple and comfortable usually with two beds with a mattress blanket and pillows. Most of the teahouses will have shared bathrooms with the squat toilet in mountain areas. During your days in Kathmandu, you'll stay in 3-star hotels with breakfast service or there will be numerous restaurants and cafes in the town for lunch and dinner.