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Lower Khumbu Trek

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  • Availability
    Any Time of the Year

  • Trip Duration
    14 days

  • Trek Difficulty
    Strenuous

  • Group Size
    Private & Group Tour

  • Maximum Altitude
    4500m

  • Guide Language
    English

lower khumbu

Quick Overview

  • Start From Kathmandu
  • End At Kathmandu
  • Country Nepal
  • Duration 14 days
  • Best Season Sept-Dec, Feb-May

Introduction

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.

Trek Highlights

  • Majestic Mountains: Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Pumori, etc
  • Local Sherpa and Magar culture
  • Warm hospitality from locals
  • Wildlife exploration
  • Walkthrough colorful rhododendron forest
  • Explore monasteries, chortens, gompas, etc
  • Witness lifestyle of Lower Khumbu region

Food

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.

Accommodation

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.

Day 1:  Arrive at Kathmandu ,alt.1300m.
Day 2: Trek preparations
Day 3: Drive to Patalle Dada or fly to Phaplu airport. ,alt. 2500m.
Day 4: Trek to Najing gaun ,alt. 1800m.
Day 5: Explore day and  explore local villages
Day 6: Trek to Bhudi Dada ,alt.1400m.
Day 7: Trek to Basa via Kaku gaun ,alt. 1700m.
Day 8: Exploration day, and sightseeing
Day 9: Trek to Khari Khola ,alt.2130m.
Day 10: Trek to Chheubash ,alt.2485m.
Day 11: Trek to Lukla ,alt. 2780m.
Day 12: Fly back to Kathmandu , alt. 1300m.
Day 13: Free time in Kathmandu
Day 14: Departure to your destination
Day 1:  Arrive at Kathmandu ,alt.1300m.

After arriving at the airport, our travel representatives will receive you and transfer you to the hotel in our private vehicle.


Day 2: Trek preparations

This is a trek preparation day and after lunch, we will also go on a city tour where we will visit historical sites in Kathmandu including Kathmandu Durbar Square, Boudhanath, Monkey Temple, and Pashupatinath. You'll meet our guide at the hotel and he'll explain everything regarding Everest Lower Khumbu Trek. Overnight stay.


Day 3: Drive to Patalle Dada or fly to Phaplu airport. ,alt. 2500m.

Finally, we fly to Phaplu airport from Kathmandu and have lunch there. After lunch, we drive towards Patalle Dada which is also the starting point of our walk. We pass through several scenic villages to reach Patalle Dada. Overnight stay.


Day 4: Trek to Najing gaun ,alt. 1800m.

The trail goes passing the small villages and terraced fields to reach Najing Gaun. Najing Gaun is fully inhabited by Gurung people and they'll welcome you with warm hospitality upon your arrival. Overnight stay. 


Day 5: Explore day and  explore local villages

This is full day exploration around local villages of the Khumbu region where you'll get to know the unique taste of cuisines, old culture, tradition and historical monuments. Overnight stay at the same tea house.


Day 6: Trek to Bhudi Dada ,alt.1400m.

After two exploration days at Bhudi Dada, the trek ascends towards Bhudi Dada and after reaching, you can have an amazing view of white mountains, pasture fields, and beautiful valley. Overnight stay.


Day 7: Trek to Basa via Kaku gaun ,alt. 1700m.

The trail ascends to Basa via Kaku Gaun, you'll meet many local people, explore varieties of flora and fauna on the way. It is a historical village where you'll get to learn and explore so many things. Overnight stay.


Day 8: Exploration day, and sightseeing

This is the exploration day at Kaku gaun where we will visit local schools, villages, temples, monasteries and other historical areas and know about their current situation. After sightseeing, we go back to the hotel for an overnight stay.


Day 9: Trek to Khari Khola ,alt.2130m.

After 2 days at Kaku Gaun, we trek down to Khari Khola via rhododendron forest, scenic mountain views, and beautiful surroundings. During your stay in Khari Khola, you can have a unique food taste of the Khumbu religion. Overnight stay.


Day 10: Trek to Chheubash ,alt.2485m.

Before heading towards Lukla, we will spend one day at Chheubash and explore the beautiful surroundings of the region. Overnight stay at Chheubash.


Day 11: Trek to Lukla ,alt. 2780m.

Finally, trek down to Lukla, you can have a spectacular view of Mt Everest from the guesthouse in Lukla. Before leaving Lukla, you can spend quality time with friends, talk about trek and memories and enjoy camping. Overnight stay.


Day 12: Fly back to Kathmandu , alt. 1300m.

We fly back to Kathmandu after enjoying the best of Lower Khumbu Trek. It takes around 30-35 minutes to reach Kathmandu from Lukla. Our airport representatives will pick you and transfer you to the hotel. Overnight stay.


Day 13: Free time in Kathmandu

This is your free day in Kathmandu. You can try Nepali street foods, shops around Thamel, explore historical sites in Kathmandu valley, visit bars and pub to enjoy and spend time with your friends. Overnight in Kathmandu.


Day 14: Departure to your destination

This is the last day of Lower Khumbu trek, one of our airport representatives will drop you to the airport for your flight back home.


Cost Includes

  • Airport peak and drop.
  • Domestic flight to Kathmandu –Lukla – Kathmandu (Around flight)
  • Three times meals a day on the trek (breakfast, lunch &, dinner)
  • After each meal a cup of tea or coffee.
  • Accommodation twin sharing base best place in town
  • Experience English speaking guide.
  •  porter. (Two people one porter) each porter carry 25kg .
  • Everest national park entrance fee.
  • Rural municipality entrance fee.
  • Treated drinking water.
  • All the Ground transportation.
  • First aid kit.
  • Down jacket (refundable after trek (if needed only)
  • Duffle bag
  • Last night dinner at nepali kitchen with cultural dance show.
  • Nature explore t- shirt.

Cost Excludes

  • Personal insurance
  • International airfare
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Trekking equipment
  • All type of beverage
  • Extra expenses like    internet , buttery  charge, hot shower, laundry during the trek.
  • Tipping for staff.
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