Sherpa Village Trekking

Sherpa Village Trekking

  • 9 Days
  • 6,648 meters
  • 2-12 persons
  • Sherpa
  • 4-7 hours
  • Tea house/Lodge
  • March to June & Sep to Dec

Price: $795.00

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Sherpa Village Trekking provides a distinct trekking experience to explore the Sherpa village of highest places human settlement. Sherpa village trekking goes gradually, through the forest of rhododendron and Sherpa villages and Buiddhist Monasteries. Sherpa Village Trekking passes through beautiful scenery of rhododendron forests, fields of barley and apple orchards, as one climb ridges to descend in to green river valleys. Sherpa Village Trekking commences with a brisk flight of about35 mins to Lukla. Once here we head straight into the hustling Sherpa settlements to the north. We spend time in mountain village of Namche Bazaar which was a famous trading center between Tibet and Nepal. From Namche we head up to the holy village of Tengpoche. This has long been the religious centre for all inhabitants of the Solu Khumbu area.An exciting place home to one of the indigenous communities nestled amidst age old monasteries, temples and unchanged cultures for centuries. Another striking feature about this place is its breathtaking panoramic views of highest peak. From Namche we head up to the holy village of Tengboche. This entire trekking trail revolves around the lives of Sherpa and their way of life providing an opportunity to explore and learn about Sherpa culture, tradition, religion and lifestyle. Sherpa Village Trekking takes you to the heart of the giant massifs along with a deeper and closer insight in to the lives of the legendary highlanders the Sherpas. Come and experience the warmth and enduring abilities of these historic communities with Mountain Tiger Nepal proving to be a worthwhile journey of your life. Note: Extra airfare to travel from Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu is USD 326 per person (subject to change with prior notice by the airlines)

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 1 Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 2 Day 02: Flight to Lukla and trekking to Phakding [2656m]. Overnight at Tea house/Lodge

The flight to Lukla, with a hair raising landing on a steep mountain runway, brings us to the village of Lukla [2900m]. After meeting the crew, we start our trek.We head up the Dudh Kosi Valley..

Day 3 Day 03: Trek to Namche [3450m] . Overnight at Tea house/Lodge

From Phakding, we cross and re-cross the river on high suspension bridges. Beyond Monjo is the entrance to the Sagarmatha National Park. The park was set-up to conserve this fragile mountain environment. We then ascend steeply to Namche and along the way, if the weather permits, catch the first glimpse of Mt Everest . Namche is the main trading village in the Khumbu and has a busy Saturday market – a meeting place for the Hindu traders from the lowlands and the Tibetan yak caravans that have crossed the glaciated Nangpa La.

Day 4 Day 04: Trek to Khumjung [3786m]. Overnight at Tea house/Lodge

Ascending from Namche Bazaar, we pass the airstrip at Syangboche and the Japanese-built Everest View Hotel. From the hotel, there are magnificent views of the valley and Everest. We walk to the picturesque village of Khumjung with many old traditional houses and a gompa at the top end of town. At the nearby village of Khunde, is the famous hospital built by Sir Edmund Hillary, an important center of health care in the region.

Day 5 Day 05: Trek to Thyangboche [3864m]. Overnight at Tea house/Lodge

Heading east, we pass a large chorten and then descend to a bridge across the Dudh Kosi at Phunki Tenga. From the river, the trail ascends through a forest of pine and rhododendron, before arriving at Thyangboche Monastery. The views here are truly awesome, from the beautiful Ama Dablam to Lhotse and Everest at the head of the valley. The gompa has been rebuilt since a tragic fire in 1989 and is well worth a visit.

Day 6 Day 06: Excursion to Pangboche [3908m]. Overnight at Tea house/Lodge

Today’s visit include 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.

Day 7 Day 07: Trek to Chumoa [2700m]. Overnight at Tea house/Lodge

From Thyangboche, we head back down through the forest to Phunki Tenga with its water-driven prayer wheels. With the Everest and Lhotse receding at the distance, we make our way back down to Namche and descend further to camp by the river at Chumoa.

Day 8 Day 08: Trek to Lukla [2900m] Overnight at Tea house/Lodge

Our final day’s trekking follows the Dudh Kosi back down to Lukla. This last evening in the mountains presents an ideal opportunity for a farewell party with the sherpa guides and porters. We get to sample chang(local beer), try some Sherpa dance steps and end the trek on a merry note.

Day 9 Day 08:  Flight to Kathmandu from Lukla. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

After early breakfast and head to the airstrip for the return journey to Kathmandu.

Day 10 Day 09: Final Departure

Trip ends and return back to your hometown taking the best memories of your lifetime………..

Price Includes

  • All Airport and hotel transfer by private vehicle
  • Two nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu in a star category hotel on bb sharing basis
  • Full board meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek.
  • One highly experienced male guide, porters (1 porter for 2 people)
  • Sleeping bag with liner
  • TIMS Fee- Trekkers’ Information Management System (Please avail us with 2 passport size photos required for your permit).
  • National Park Entry permits .
  • All forms of Government taxes.

Price Excludes

  • All personal nature expenses, bar bills, Laundry, Tips, Lunch and dinner at Kathmandu

Extra airfare to travel from Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu is USD 326 per person  which is subject to change without the prior notice by the airlines

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