Everest Luxury Trek is an itinerary package where one gets to hike in the lap of Mount Everest and with a taste of luxury to it. That is you get to do the Everest trekking but with more comfort.
The vicinity of Everest is not only known for the world’s highest mountain, but also for treks and culture and tradition of what has evolved over time. You are cut off from other parts of the country by roads, yet being able to take a luxury trek in the Everest region, being connected by air. Then there is the culture developed from the spiritualism of Buddhism, which shows in the plethora of fluttering prayers, boulder walls called mani walls etched with mystical prayers and then the monasteries all integrated naturally into the fauna and flora of the rugged but beautiful landscape. Deep gorges and fast flowing rivers as if emitting from the glaciers of Everest is something only those who make the trip have the luxury of witness, making it a luxury trek in Nepal.
Your Everest luxury trek in Nepal all begins with having chosen from the varied Everest Trekking options. In it, a staff welcomes you from the airport where it becomes our responsibility to take care of the rest. You stay the night at a hotel. The following day, you fly to Lukla. The flight gives what is so special about your luxury trek is all about. You are looking down upon the highest point on Earth and what magnificent life it has given below to its lower form! Lukla is the starting point of your Luxurious hike to Everest. Your first stop is at Phakding (2652 meters) where stay at Yeti Mountain Home, and the following day it is Namche Bazaar, the central hub of the region and the Sherpas, where again you stay at Yeti Mountain Home. The Everest luxury trek takes Tashinga in 5 hours and onto Pangboche where you stay for two nights at Everest Summit Lodge and only hike to Amadablam Base Camp. Then your hiking tour takes you back to Lukla via another route, stopping the days at Phakding and Lukla at either Yeti Mountain Home or Everest Summit lodge. It is then the scenic flight back to Kathmandu.
Here are some questions you might have in mind regarding this luxury trek in the Everest region:
Why would love to take this Everest Luxury Trek?
This is for the apparent reason that one gets to see Mount Everest along with the culture which has evolved over the centuries while living in the shadows of the world’s highest. Plus, it is one of the shorter treks when it comes to a time where the whole package only nine days to complete. More so ever, you get to stay at the high-end lodging facilities in the Kumbu region, which has to be booked in advance.
Is this trip right for me?
Why wouldn’t it be? It is shorter than Everest Base Camp trek and getting most the same thing in a less span of time with a bit of more comforts by a stay at better lodging provision, with food provided to suit your taste and comfort of a deluxe living sleep.
How much difficulty do I have to face on this special Everest trek?
Not much, except for the daily and timely treks that you make to a different destination in the tailor-made package. Walking irrespective of where it is done, takes physical effort. Fortunately, you do, do some hiking up greater ascends, but they are done in pristine unpolluted air and in such captivating terrain, that it helps you rejuvenate but physically, mentally and spiritually. You might think in your heart of the heart that I should have taken the longer time package in EBC Chola Pass Gokyo Trek.
How secure is it hiking in the Everest region?
It surely secure than other regions of the world and like other touring areas of Nepal and Hiking in Nepal, the people of this region are most welcoming and would rely infringe upon the harmony of its guest whom they believe to be sacrosanct to their spiritual Buddhist beliefs. Yes, like the sport that hiking is, you might end up with scratch or two. It is advisable to listen to your guide on any trek in Nepal as he knows every twist and turns.
Outline Trekking Itinerary for Everest Luxury Trek
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu
Day 02 : Kathmandu Sightseeing and trek preparation
Day 03 : Fly to Lukla and Trek to Phakding (2652m) 3 hrs
Day 04 : Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m) 6 hrs
Day 05 : Namche Bazaar to Tashinga (3400m) 5 hrs
Day 06 : Tashinga to Pangboche (3930m) 4 hrs
Day 07 : Rest day at Pangboche – Hike to AmaDablam Base Camp (4600m)
Day 08 : Pangboche to Phakding (2652m) 5 hrs
Day 09 : Phakding to Lukla (2840m) 6 hrs
Day 10 : Lukla to Kathmandu (35 minutes of scenic flight)
Day 11 : Transfer to airport for your onward destination
- Enjoy sightseeing at the major UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu City
- Board scenic flight to Lukla from Kathmandu enjoying majestic views of the world’s tallest mountains
- Experience the lifestyle & traditions of people living in the Himalayas (esp. Sherpa)
- Explore Sagarmatha National Park (Listed in UNESCO world heritage natural site)
- Discover numerous Buddhist monasteries and other cultural monuments
- Witness varieties of floras and faunas
- Explore the Sherpa Museum in Namche Bazaar, a busy Sherpa settlement at the altitude of 3440m
- Visit to Tengboche Monastery situated at the height of 3860m
- Discover rich Buddhist and Tibetan culture and traditions
- Visit Sir Edmund Hillary memorials (Sir Edmund Hillary School in Khumjung and Sir Edmund Hillary Hospital in Khunde Valley)
- Explore around AmaDablam Base Camp
- Enjoy spectacular view of world’s highest mountain, Mt. Everest