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Trek from lukla to Namche and Tengboche

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Kathmandu
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Home » Holiday Packages » Everest Region » Trek from lukla to Namche and Tengboche

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A diverse group of trekkers with bright smiles, geared up with backpacks and trekking poles, poses on a bridge in Namche Bazaar, with the vibrant buildings of the town and a prominent golden stupa in the background, ready to embark on their adventure towards Everest Base Camp.
Energetic trekkers ready to embark on the adventure of a lifetime, posing in the heart of Namche Bazaar

Introduction to the Trek: From Lukla to Namche and Tengboche

The journey from Lukla Airport to Namche Bazar and Tengboche Monastery, popularly known as the Glimpse of Everest Trek, offers an accessible yet profoundly enriching experience within the Everest Region. Unlike the more arduous treks in the area, this path provides a shorter, scenic route that captivates with views of the world’s tallest mountains and introduces trekkers to the vibrant culture of the Khumbu Region.

The Ascent to Namche Bazar

This part of the trek showcases a combination of natural beauty and cultural wealth, thereby offering insights into the daily lives of the mountain communities. Namche Bazar, sitting at an elevation of 3,440 meters, is a bustling hub that serves as the economic centre of the Khumbu Region. This part of the trek showcases a combination of natural beauty and cultural wealth, thereby offering insights into the daily lives of the mountain communities.

The Journey to Tengboche Monastery

From Namche, the journey towards Tengboche Monastery unfolds as a spiritual odyssey, guiding trekkers through lush forests and over scenic ridges adorned with awe-inspiring Himalayan vistas. Subsequently, this path, culminating at an elevation of 3,850 meters, directs adventurers through Namche Bazar—acknowledged as the gateway to Everest Base Camp. This leg of the trek weaves a narrative of ascent both physically through the mountains and spiritually as one approaches the serene environs of Tengboche, home to the largest monastery in the Khumbu Region.

The Scenic and Cultural Experience

The trek to Tengboche Monastery is not just a physical journey but a voyage through the heart of Sherpa culture and Buddhism. The monastery stands as a testament to the local people’s spiritual life, surrounded by sacred mountains. This leg of the trek offers unparalleled views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Thamserku, and Mt. Ama Dablam, among others, providing a backdrop of towering snowy peaks.

Conclusion: A Trek for the Time-Conscious Explorer

This trek from Lukla to Namche and Tengboche is an excellent introduction to the Everest Region for those with limited time. It combines scenic beauty with cultural depth, making it one of the best choices for adventurers seeking a shorter journey that still captures the essence of the high Himalayas. Through its various stages, the trek unfolds as a journey of discovery, offering glimpses into Nepal’s natural and cultural treasures.

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Tour Details

Departure & Return Location

Kathmandu, Capital city of Nepal

Departure Time

06.30 AM to 08..30 AM

Price Includes

  • Airport pick up and drop off
  • 3 nights twin sharing accommodation in Kathmandu inclusive of breakfast
  • Meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) with Tea / Coffee on the trek
  • 1 highly experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, porters (1 porter for 2 people), their food, accommodation, salary, equipments, insurance
  • Round Trip flight to & from Lukla
  • Sagarmatha National Park and TIMS Permit

Price Excludes

  • Any meals other than breakfast in Kathmandu
  • Travel insurance.
  • International flight to and from Nepal
  • Nepal visa
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Any beverages except tea / coffee
  • Any trekking gears including sleeping bag
  • Tipping for guide / porters

Complementaries

  • Company T-Shirt
  • Trekking Duffle Bag

What to Expect

With our well-known and friendly Trekking Guide, you will have a wonderful opportunity to observe the Himalayas in Everest Region. Get engaged in the culture of the local community.

  • Warmly hospitality from the local communities
  • Charming Tengboche Monastery
  • Amazing close up view of Himalaya ranges including Mt. Everest
  • Scenic flight to Lukla
  • Experienced guide will accompany
  • Inclusive of all travel logistics

Itinerary

Day 1Kathmandu, Nepal

Upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), you will be warmly picked up by our Office Representative and transferred to the hotel.

Overnight at the hotel, inclusive of breakfast.

Day 2Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2610 metres)

Today early in the morning, we drive about 15 minutes to Tribhuwan Airport International. After 30 minutes flight to Lukla (2804 meters), we begin our trek to Phakding (2610 meters).

Overnight at Guest House, inclusive of breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 3Trek to Namche Bazar (3535 metres)

Trek to Namche Bazar (3535 metres); a 6-hour walk through Dudhkoshi River.

Overnight at Guest House, inclusive of breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 4Acclimatization day in Namche Bazar

This is a day for acclimatisation. First, we walk around the valley to adjust to thin air. Namche Bazar is known as the gateway to Everest. We will also take you to the local community museum on the same day. There you can see the traditional custom of the local people. Besides, a fine view of Everest and other mountains can be overviewed from this place.

Overnight at Guest House, inclusive of breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 5Trek to Tengboche Monastery (3867 metres)

Tengboche lies on a ridge at an altitude of 3,867 meters [12,700 feet]. From Tengboche, there are spectacular views of some of the world’s highest mountains, including Ama Dablam [6,812 meters], Nuptse [7,855 meters], Lhotse [8,516 meters], Thamserku [6,623 meters] and Kantega [6,779 meters]. The ice walls of these mountains dominate the landscape, and avalanches can frequently be heard rumbling high up the glaciers.

Overnight at Guest House, inclusive of breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 6Trek to Manjo

Tengboche monastery is the final destination of the trek. Thus, we return our trek to Manjo following the same trail via Namche Bazar (7 hours of walking).

Overnight at Guest House, inclusive of breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 7Trek to Lukla

Return to Lukla (3 hours walking).

Overnight at Guest House, inclusive of breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 8Kathmandu

Morning flight back to Kathmandu from Lukla.

Overnight at the hotel, inclusive of breakfast.

Day 9Kathmandu

Leisure day in Kathmandu (it’s also an extra day in case of bad weather in Lukla).

Overnight at the hotel, inclusive of breakfast.

Day 10Departure

Transfer to Airport to board your flight back home.

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