Yeti Mountain Home
Breakfast , Lunch , Dinner
March- May, Sep- Nov
Everest Yeti Mountain Home trek is a luxurious holiday trek that centers around a chain of deluxe lodges in Everest region. These ‘Yeti Mountain’ lodges are located in Lukla, Phakding, Namche, Thame and Kongde. This holiday promises the best standard of accommodation in the Everest region and a whole new way to experience Everest Trekking by combining comfort with adventure. Each of these lodges provides superb, spacious rooms which are pleasantly decorated, attached bathrooms with running hot and cold water and a magnificent panorama of the Himalayas from every room.
Everest Yeti Mountain Home trek encapsulates all the attractions of Everest region from spectacular views of world’s highest mountain range, rivers, high valleys and passes to opportunity to learn about Sherpa culture and Tibetan Buddhism.
You will visit Sherpa villages of Lukla, Phakding, Thame, Namche and finally Kongde. Namche is the capital of Everest region where you will spend a full day acclimatizing with the climate. From Thame you can hike to Sumdur Ridge (4830 m) for unforgettable views of Everest, Cho Oyu, Thamersku, Cholatse etc. The Kongde Valley also looks out t a unique panorama of Everest, Lhotse and Ama Dablam. Farak Ri is another popular viewpoint to see the sprawling Khumbu Valley.
The trail passes through Mount Everest National Park- a world heritage site- that also includes Mt. Everest, world’s highest mountain, and park museum. The lower belt of the region is forested with rhododendron, pine and spruce while the higher valleys have spares vegetation of ferns and algae. Snow Leopard, Himalayan Thar and Red Panda are the flagship species of the region.
Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport, you will be welcomed by our airport staff and transported to hotel. Overnight in hotel in Kathmandu.
Wake up early for a warm breakfast. Our trekking guide will pick you up from hotel and drive you to domestic airport to catch morning flight to Lukla which takes around 30 minutes. Once you are in Lukla, you will begin trekking along Dudh Koshi River. Stop at Yeti Mountain Home lodge for lunch and after carry on with you to Phakding. The trail is mostly downhill passing by prayer stones, Sherpa villages and farms. Overnight in Yeti Mountain Lodge.
Have hot tea and delicious breakfast in the morning and then start trekking towards Namche. You will now enter Everest National Park as is visible by serene ambiance of pine forest. Ahead is the confluence of Bhotekoshi and Dudhkoshi which you will cross on a suspension bridge. Be prepared to make a steep uphill walk to reach Namche where you will get the first view of Everest. Overnight in Yeti Mountain Lodge.
Today is an acclimatization day. You can either spend your day visiting monastery, Sherpa museum and enjoying Sherpa culture or you can hike to Khumjung/Khunde. Namche Bazaar is ancient trading place where goods come from Tibet. Namche beautiful views of Thamserku. The hike to Khumjung passes over a knoll and along Kongde ridge that offers classic views of Thamserku (6623 m) and Ama Dablam. Overnight in Yeti Mountain Lodge.
You will resume your trekking today after morning breakfast. The trail waddles through forest of spruce, juniper and pine and gives awesome glimpse of Cho Oyu (8012 m). On the way you will pass Phurte village and then stopover for lunch at Sherpa village of Thamo, known as the home of Ang Rita Sherpa aka The Snow Leopard, who has submitted Everest 10 times without oxygen. The trail ahead parallels Bhote Koshi River thunders and over a gorge to reach Thame (3800 m), home of Late Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and 18 times summitteer Apa Sherpa. A magnificent 16th century Nyingmapa gompa (monastery) built by Lama Rolwa Dorje is a jewel of Thame so is the breathtaking views of Thamserku and Kusum Kanguru. Overnight in Yeti Mountain Lodge.
This is another day for acclimatization. You will have time to visit the wooden Thame Monastery and then trek to Sumdur Peak to observe magnificent views of Teng Kangpoche, Kongde and Everest. Afterwards return to Thame. Overnight in Yeti Mountain Lodge.
The trail from Thame to Kongde initially follows the Bhote Kosi River before then climbing gradually through beautiful rhododendron, pine and bamboo forest. Ahead the glacier of Kongde Peak provides magnificent views of Everest, Lhotse and Ama Dablam. This trail was recently carved out by the Yeti Mountain Home lodge. Kongde sits at an altitude of 4250 metres looking out over to Namche and Thyangboche valleys, with Everest, Lhotse and Ama Dablam on the horizon. Overnight in Yeti Mountain Lodge.
You can spend the whole day relaxing at the lodge. Alternatively take an exciting hike to the viewpoint of Farak Ri (5000 m) to watch beautiful views of Khumbu Valley and a panorama of four highest peaks in the world: Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, and Cho Oyu. Overnight in Yeti Mountain Lodge.
Today you will make one of the longest trek however this is an easy one as you descend from Kongde to Phakding. Follow the Dudh Kosi river catching views of magnificent peaks and Sherpa settlements. Overnight in Yeti Mountain Lodge.
It will take 3-4 hour to reach Lukla of our last trekking day. Once you reach Lukla, you will have whole afternoon to relax, visit local shops and visit the Tenzing Hillary Airport. Overnight in Yeti Mountain Lodge.
Take an early morning flight to Kathmandu enjoying birds eye views of mountains and valleys beneath. In Kathmandu, you will be driven back to your hotel. Rest of the day is free for relaxing and shopping. Overnight in hotel in Kathmandu.
Spend a whole day sightseeing, relaxing and last minute shopping. Overnight in hotel in Kathmandu.
Time to go home and tell your friends and family of the fun and adventure had on your trek in Nepal. Or, you could extend your trip. We can arrange many other tours and trips for you, such as: Chitwan Jungle Safari, River Rafting Adventure, Scenic Flight, Cycling or even another trek in a different region. Nepal Trekking Routes would be both pleased and honored to be at your service.
All meals are included in holiday price from dinner on day 1 to breakfast on day 13
The restaurants at Yeti mountain Home lodges offer a wide range of dishes prepared by trained chefs, ranging from local cuisine to international dishes. Breakfast will usually be porridge, eggs, bread and a hot drink, lunch will be a simple meal with a hot drink, and dinner will be 3 courses consisting of soup, main meal and a simple desert. If you wish to order additional dishes and/or snacks, you should budget accordingly.
- Airport Transfer
- Airport Transfers are available to and from the airport from hotel.
In Kathmandu, you can stay in 5-star hotels. While on trek you will spend 9 nights in Yeti Mountain Home Lodges, which as comfortable twin or double rooms with attached bathroom and hot and cold running water. All accommodation is on a twin sharing basis
Flying is the only option of connection to remote areas in Nepal. Daily flights operate between Lukla and Kathmandu, in the morning hours. The flight is short but very adventurous. Yeti Airlines, Tara Air, Buddha Air and Simrik Airlines are the private airlines offering daily flights. Poor weather and visibility can cause delays on internal flights. Flight cancellations stretching for a few days is quite normal.
- Group leader and support staff
We have an experienced and excellent team of trek leaders, Sherpa and porters.
This trek will allow you to experience high altitude of over 4000 m. Please check out with your doctor if you are fit enough to trek in that altitude.
- Spending Money
Depending on how much you would like to spend in personal expenses like shopping, food and refreshments, the amount you should carry varies. However, US$200 will be enough.
- Guidance and tipping
Guides and porters especially in trekking areas expect tipping. Tipping is normal in Nepal especially in trekking and mountaineering but it is not mandatory.
- Equipment Checklist
While trekking, your baggage’s should not wait more than 25 kg. Your extra luggage can be carried by hired porters, Porter can carry Maximum 25 Kg. You are advised to carry a small backpack for your convenience.
- Travel Insurance
- Nepalese Visa fees
- Tips for porters and other trek staff
- Personal expenses like refreshments, cigarettes, alcohol etc.