Sherpa Home Land Trekking
Sherpa are Himalayan beasts and they are immortals. This statement was made by famous mountaineer who died in Everest Scott Fischer. Yes, these inhabitants of Khumbu region of Nepal have god gifted qualities to survive the extreme conditions of mountains. If you are wondering how Sherpa people live the normal life and also if you want to leave your footprints on the Everest Base Camp then Sherpa Homeland Trekking is the best trekking package to choose. Our travel planners have expertly knitted the itinerary which involves exploration of Sherpa villages as well as Everest Base Camp trekking in one single trip.
Probably the most informative and socio-cultural amalgamated with Everest Base Camp trekking events the Sherpa Home Land Trekking is an ideal walking holiday package. Follow the same trail of EBC trek. Take flight to Lukla and walk the trail comprising of Phakding, Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche, Lobuche, Gorakshep, Kalapathar and Everest Base Camp. During excursion in these parts of Khumbu region of Nepal you will be taken to amazing villages like Khumjung, Khunde, Pangboche, Namche and other numerous hamlets of Sherpa people. These places are ideal for observation of daily lives of Sherpa people. Most importantly staying in the tea houses operated by Sherpa people offers staged authenticity in regards to understanding them. These customized itinerary help trekkers to experience the actual scenario of Sherpa homeland. Moreover, trekking guide assigned for this particular trekking is very knowledgeable and informative. These types of trekking are very suitable for those seeking some information or preparing projects on people and mountains. Nepal Trekking Routes Treks & Expedition has been conducting the research based adventure trekking in Nepal for years and this is the most popular trekking holiday about people and mountain after Tamang Heritage Trek.
Book Sherpa Home Land Trekking and experience Sherpa people’s lifestyle in first hand. Observe the most productive and cost efficient trekking in Nepal as in one price trekkers can get chance to leave footprints on Everest Base Camp as well as understand culture of Sherpa people. Our highly qualified guides will ensure better socio-cultural experience of Khumbu region of Nepal.
Day 01: Meet at Kathmandu Airport
Meet at Kathmandu Airport and transfer to hotel Trekking meet your guide and participation in the oreintation program
Day 02: Flight from KTM – Lukla-trek to phakding
After having a 35 minuates scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla continue trek to Phakding, which takes approximately 3 hours on the way you will have a view of mt Nupla( 5885m) Kusum Kangaru (6367m) and mount kongde range. Overnight in Phakding (2,652m).
Day 03: Phakding to Namche (3,440m)-
Beginning with a slight climb to Jhorsalle, the trail passes a waterfall. All day, we pass villages interspersed with magnificent forest- rhododendron, magniolia trees and giant firs. And on the way to walking you will be rewarded (weather permitting) your first glimpse of Kusum Kanggru (6369m) Thamserku (6608m) Everest (8848m) and Nuptse (7879 m). A steep climb up to the beautiful village of Namche bazaar (3440m).Overnight in Namche
Day 04: Acclimatization day in Namche
Acclimatization is most important before proceeding to a higher elevation. It is therefore recommended that you take a short days hike to Thame, Khunde or Khumjung or relax and explore the sherpa culture of Namche.
Day 05: Namche to Tengboche (3,867m)
after walking one hour you arrive in phungithanga from there the trail climbs through forests where you can spot musk deer. Tengboche sits on a saddle at 3870m in a clearing surrounded by dwarf fires and rododendroms. Kwongde (6187m) Tawache(6542m) Everest (8848m) Nuptse (7855m) Lhotse (8618m) Amadablam (6856m) Thamserku (6608m) provide and inspiring panorama of Himalayan giants. We visit the Bhuddist Monastry at Tengboche, the largest in Khumbu region.
Day 06: Tengboche to Pheriche
Beyond Tengboche the altitude really starts to tell. The trail droops down to Deboche, crosses the Imja Khola and climbs past superb mani stones ( carved with the Tibetan Buddhist chant om mani padme hum) to Pangboche at 3860m The gompa here is worth visiting. Then the trail start climbs to Pheriche 4240m. Where there is a medical facility, which gives lectures everyday on Altitude Sickness.
Day 07: Another acclimatization day,
Again walking up and then coming back down is better than just resting in high altitude, you can make a day trip to Nangkartshang Gompa or up the hil to lok down onto Dingboche, Either walk offers good views.
Day 08: Pheriche to Lobuche
The trail climbs to Phalang karpo at 4340m then Duglha at 4620m,From Dughla the trail ascends the broad, gently slopping valley and climb steeply in to the terminal moraine of the Khumbu glacier then left in to the memorial area Chukpilhara, before reaching the Lobuche at 4930m
Day 09: Lobuche to Gorakshep
The trail from Lobuche follows the grassy ablation valley with great views of Pumori then crosses tributary glaciers to reach the dry lake bed of Gokrakchep.you can have a rest after lunch or can walk to Everest Base Camp. It will be about 2 and half hours trek up to Everest Base Camp and back to Gorakshep. The trek is on glacier and snow capped rocks.
Day 10: Gorakshep to Pheriche via Kala Patthar
An early morning climb to Kala Patthar (5545m.) to enjoy the view of sunrise. From Kala Patthar you can have a panoramic view of Mt. Everest and many other mountain peaks like Mt. Pumori , Khumbetse, Mt. Lingtren Mt. Lhotse , Mt. Nuptse , Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku and other mountains. After trek down to Pheriche (the place have a good facilities of International Telephone and medical treatment.)
Day 11: Pheriche to Namche(3440m)
We cross Khumbu Khola. Following the main Everest trail down the beautifully scenic valley, we pass through the villages of Orsho, Shomare and reach Pangboche at the base of Ama Dablam. We cross the bridge over Imja Khola and pass through the Deboche village and reach Tengboche. We spend short tim in there for lunch brek at Tengboche monastery, observe its many prayer wheels. We cannot explore prayer altars inside as the monastery opens only at 3 pm. From Tengboche, a steep descent of about 1500ft/500m leads through rhododendron bushes and fir trees to the Dudh Koshi River. We cross the first bridge over Dudh Koshi on our return trip at Phunki Tenga. Further, we pass the village of Tashinga , Sansa and Kyangjuma before finally reaching beautiful village of Namche. Overnight at Namche
Day 12: Namche to Lukla
Today is the final day for our adventure .Our fantastic trek culminates on a happy note with everyone back safe and sound with faces that show happiness! This last evening in the mountains is the ideal opportunity to spend some relaxing moments with whole crew as the porters will not accompany with us to Kathmandu. Overnight at Lukla.
Day 13: Flight from Lukla
Flight from Lukla - KTM, transfer to hotel. Today is the final day company organise fairewell dinner in the Typical Nepali cultiral resturant
Day 14: Final departure
Final departure, transfer to airport If above itinerary couldn’t meet your needs, we can design a tailor-made itinerary to suit your needs. Please let us know whether you would like to make it shorter or longer.
The price include the following
- Airport pick-up and drop off service ,
- Trekking Guide and Trekking porter (Two participant=1 porter =Maximum 25 kg of luggage )
- Breakfast,accommodation during the trekking and Kathmandu following itinerary
- Sleeping bags, down jackets, duffel bags and trekking sticks if required,
- Trekking permit of National park,
- TIMS(Trekking Information Management System )
- Flight fare Kathmandu to lukla and lukla to kathmandu
- Insurance and equipment for the trekking staffs
- First aid kit
- Farewell dinner in Kathmandu with cultural program in typical Traditional Nepali resturant
The price does not include:
- Personal expenses
- Lunch dinner Drinks, beverages, hot shower,
- Travel insurance
- Tips for guide and porter
- Meals & hotel accommodation in Kathmandu (with out itinerary )
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