Sherpa Village Trek - 10 Days

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US$ 999/pp  

Sherpa Village Trek - 10 Days

  • Starting Cost
    US$ 999
  • Duration:
    10 Days
  • Destinaiton:
    Everest
  • Seson:
    Spring and Autumn
  • Difficulty Level:
    Strenuous
  • Max Altitude:
    3985 m

Highlight

  • Scenic flight en route to Lukla
  • Immerse yourself in the evergreen culture, tradition, and history of the Sherpa community.
  • Experience three of the of the world’s most extreme, i.e. Tenzing-Hillary Airport, Hotel Everest View and Mount Everest. 
  • Visit renowned monasteries like Namche, Tengboche and Pangboche monasteries.
  • Picturesque nature and abodes en route 
  • Vista of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Nuptse, Pumori, Ama Dablam, and Thamserku.

Overview

Sherpa Village Trekking offers a unique adventure, allowing explorations of Sherpa Village, one of the highest human settlements. The trek gradually winds through rhododendron forests, Sherpa villages, and Buddhist monasteries.The journey begins with a brisk 40-minute flight to Lukla, followed by immersion into bustling Sherpa settlements to the north. Time is spent in Namche Bazaar, a renowned trading center between Tibet and Nepal, before proceeding to the holy village of Tengboche, a religious hub in the Solukhumbu region. This destination is characterized by indigenous communities living amidst ancient monasteries, temples, and preserved cultures.

The trek provides panoramic views of towering peaks and revolves around Sherpa life, offering insights into their culture, traditions, religion, and lifestyle. It grants an opportunity to delve deeper into the lives of Sherpas, legendary highlanders, amidst the grandeur of the Himalayas. Mountain Tiger Nepal ensures an enriching journey, providing a glimpse into the warmth and resilience of these historic communities.

 

Itinerary (Plan)

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Max Altitude : 1400 m
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  • Arrive in Kathmandu.
  • Our representative will be there to greet you and transfer you to your hotel.
  • The program will be briefly explained on the way to the hotel.
  • Rest of the day varies depending on your arrival time; some activities can be arranged if you arrive by midday or late afternoon.

Time : 40 mins flight from ktm, 5-6 hrs drive & 20 mins flight from Manthali, & 3-4 hrs trek
Max Altitude : 2860 m
Guesthouse
Breakfast
  • Captivating aerial views of the Himalayas en route to Lukla.
  • Upon arrival, we meet our Sherpas and we go through entry permit verification for the Sagarmatha National Park.
  • Surprisingly, the EBC trek begins by descending to the Dudh Koshi river at Phakding.
  • Overnight at a guesthouse.

Time : 5 to 6 hours
Max Altitude : 3440 m
Guesthouse
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • After breakfast, we start our trek to Namche Bazaar. 
  • Around halfway up the hill, a break in the trees provides us with the first glimpse of Everest. On clear days, the summit of the South-West Face becomes visible, peeking behind the extensive Lhotse-Nuptse ridge. 
  • As we journey on, we climb a steep path, savoring awe-inspiring vistas of the magnificent Himalayas, flowing glacial rivers, colorful prayer flags, and sacred Mani Stones. We then arrive in the delightful Sherpa town of Namche Bazaar by early evening.

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Max Altitude : 3780 m
Guesthouse
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • We take the day off to allow our bodies to adjust to the rarefied atmosphere before ascending to higher altitudes. The secret to safe acclimatization is to “climb high and sleep low.”
  • We undergo acclimatization in Namche Bazaar by exploring nearby attractions. Our journey includes a visit to the Syangboche Airstrip (Nepal's highest airport), Sherpa Cultural Museum, and Hotel Everest View (the planet's highest hotel), a premier vantage point in the Everest region. Breathtaking panoramas of Everest, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Nuptse, and other peaks unfold before us at this elevated location.

Time : 5 to 6 hours
Max Altitude : 3867 m
Guesthouse
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • We begin the trek, advancing along the Dudh Koshi River. Witnessing the enchanting sight of the mountains along the way.  Advance to Phungi Thenga, passing through lovely rhododendron forest.
  • As we progress, the stunning panorama unfolds, revealing Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, and Nuptse. The trail rewards us with lush rhododendron forests, glaciers, rivers, and monasteries along the route.
  • Upon reaching Tengboche, soak in the breathtaking scenery and visit the Tengboche monastery. Marvel at the prayer ceremonies performed by the Lamas.
  • A day filled with natural wonders and cultural richness concludes as we rest overnight in this enchanting mountain retreat.

Time : 2 hours
Max Altitude : 3985 m
Guesthouse
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Today’s visit includes an excursion to Pangboche Monastery and the nunnery at Deboche.
  • The monastery at Pangboche, founded in 1667, is the oldest in the Khumbu region. The magnificent views of Ama Dablam are a highlight of today’s walk.

Time : 5 to 6 hours
Max Altitude : 3440 m
Guesthouse
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Descending along the same trail, we bid farewell to the mountains as we make our way from Tengboche back to the vibrant town of Namche Bazaar.

Time : 6 to 7 hours
Max Altitude : 2860 m
Guesthouse
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Traverse through the quaint village of Phakding, nestled along the Dudh Kosi River. Enjoy the scenic views and the rhythmic sound of the river as we stop for a lunch, savoring a meal amidst the serene surroundings of the Khumbu region.
  • Enjoy a farewell dinner in Lukla, celebrating the successful completion of your trek. Share stories and experiences with fellow trekkers, guides, and locals.

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Max Altitude : NA
3 Star
Breakfast
  • Another chance to enjoy this great flight and savor the final glance of the majestic Himalayas.
  • Upon arrival in Kathmandu, you will be transferred to your hotel.
  • You will be served a farewell dinner in a fine restaurant.

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Max Altitude : NA
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Breakfast

The grand finale of our adventure in the Everest region has arrived! Today marks the conclusion of our remarkable 10-days of Sherpa Village trek in the Khumbu Region. Our airport representative will accompany you to the International Airport, ensuring a smooth departure for your journey back home.

 

As we bid you farewell, we hold the hope that your wanderlust brings you back to Nepal once more. Safe travels!

 

Live Weather

Real Tempreture
24.42 °C
Feels Like
25.08 °C
Humidity
83%
Cloud
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Cost Include

  • All airport transfers (international and domestic) via private air-conditioned vehicles.
  • All administrative expenses and government taxes.
  • Twin-sharing/double accommodation for 2 nights in a 3-star hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Twin-sharing guesthouse accommodation with attached bathrooms during the 6-night trek in the Everest Region.
  • Standard meals throughout the trek (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)
  • Round-trip airfare between Kathmandu/Manthali and Lukla.
  • First-aid trained, government-licensed trekking guide .
  • Porters for luggage during the trek (1 porter for every 2 clients). Max weight limit for a porter- 18 kg (9 kg per trekker, weight limit). You can store non essential items in your hotel or at the DWT store.
  • Fee and Permits for Sagarmatha/Everest National Park and TIMS - Trekkers’ Information Management System (Please avail us with 2 passport size photos required for your permit).
  • Filtered water during included meals.

Cost Exclude

  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
  • International flight fare and Airport Departure Tax.
  • Nepal Entry Visa (Visa can be obtained easily upon arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, with a fee of (USD 30 for a 15-day visa, USD 50 for a 30-day visa and USD 125 for a 90-day visa).
  • Travel insurance.
  • Any further expenses that are not included in the "Include" section.
  • Charges for any excess baggage (Limit: 9 kg per person) during the trek.
  • Additional night accommodation in Kathmandu due to early arrival, late departure, or an early return from the trek.
  • Personal expenses (shopping, snacks, boiled bottled water, hot beverages like tea or coffee, cold drinks, hot showers, alcohol, Wi-Fi, telephone calls, battery recharge fees, extra porters, etc).
  • Individual clothing and equipment.
  • Tips for staff, guides and porters.

Additional Information

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Equipments

For the Everest Sherpa Village trek, you'll need a variety of equipment, clothing, and materials to ensure your comfort, safety, and success on the journey. Here's a comprehensive list:
 

Clothing

  1. Insulating layers (Fleece or Down Jacket)
  2. Waterproof and windproof outer shell jacket and pants
  3. Trekking pants and shorts
  4. Long-sleeve shirts and T-shirts
  5. Thermal gloves and waterproof gloves
  6. Beanies and Sun Hat
  7. Hiking socks and liner socks
  8. Gaiters (Neck/Leg)
  9. Scarfs and Balaclavas 

Footwear

  1. Well fItted Hiking Boots with Ankle support
  2. Casual Shoes and Sandals 

Equipment 

  1. Backpack (40-50 liters) with rain cover.
  2. Sleeping bag suitable for cold temperatures
  3. Trekking poles
  4. Sunglasses with UV protection
  5. Water bottles or hydration system
  6. Toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste, biodegradable soap, etc.)

Creams and Medications 

  1. Tinted Sunscreen SPF 50 and above.
  2. Moisturizer 
  3. Lip Balm
  4. Healing Ointment
  5. Mosquito Repellent Cream 
  6. Medication for your Allergies 

 

Miscellaneous

  1. Waterproof cover for your backpack
  2. Energy Bars and Trial Mix
  3. Quick-dry towel
  4. Personal identification and necessary permits
  5. Money (cash) in small denominations
  6. Passport-size photos for permits
  7. Power bank or extra batteries
  8. Wet Wipes

 

Remember, this list may vary based on personal preferences and the time of year you undertake the trek. Ensure that your gear is of good quality and suits the specific conditions of the Everest region.

 

Route Map

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Freqeuntly Asked Questionnaire

The highest point for this trek is Pangboche (3,985m). It starts from Lukla at 2860m and the altitude keeps on increasing. The difference is not that high i.e about 300-400m every day. Also, on average, you’ll be walking for about 9 kilometers i.e 5-6 hours.

The best time for the Sherpa Village Trek is during the pre-monsoon (spring) season (March to early June) and post-monsoon (autumn) season (Mid September to November) when the weather is relatively stable, and the skies are clear.

You will need two main permits: the Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit and the Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Entry Permit. Additionally, if you are flying to Lukla, you will need a TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System) card.

Yes, we provide you with attached toilets in the teahouse in some places like Lukla, Phakding, and Namche only. You will have a shared toilet available in the teahouse for the rest of the places.

Essential items include sturdy trekking boots, warm clothing, a good backpack, a sleeping bag, and a first aid kit. It's essential to pack light but be prepared for changing weather conditions.

Altitude sickness is a condition that occurs at higher elevations due to a decrease in the amount of oxygen. To prevent altitude sickness, it's essential to acclimatize properly, stay hydrated, and ascend gradually. If symptoms persist, descending to a lower altitude is crucial.

We recommend having cash of around USD 15-20; it should suffice for any additional costs you may need for a day.

The temperature rating of the ISO-certified sleeping bag we lend is -10°C (50°F) comfort level.

We recommend having cash of around USD 15-20; it should suffice for any additional costs you may need for a day.

Mountain Tiger Nepal has cancellation and refund policies. Please visit our terms and conditions page for more information.

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