Pristine Nepal offers a moderate short trek to “Thyangboche Monastery & Everest Panorama” a scenic country walk around world highest valley of Khumbu surrounded with giant mountains within Everest region.
Mt. Everest, known as Sagarmatha in Nepali and Chomolungma in Sherpa / Tibetan languages both means ‘Great Mother’. Located Far Mid East of upper Khumbu within world highest Sagarmatha National Park, the park was added to the list of World Heritage Sites in 1979.
Pristine Nepal Thyangboche Monastery & Everest Panorama begins with a short panoramic flight to Lukla, gateway to high Khumbu Valley around Everest. Our actual journey starts walking through interesting and fascinating Sherpa villages full of culture with a friendly environment.
As the walking progress leading to high areas of Yak and Yeti country to famous Namche Bazaar with fantastic views of snow-clad peaks with Mt. Everest.From Namche with a rest day for acclimatization walk leads further north visiting sleepy traditional villages of Khunde and Khumjung, the largest villages around Khumbu, located in a glacial valley beneath holy Mt. Khumbila.
Finally, our journey reaches our destination at famed Thyangboche Monastery, where you can witness the monks and priests on prayer, in this beautiful surrounding of alpine treelines with views of Everest and the stunning peak of Ama-Dablam.After a great and wonderful time around high Khumbu area, then retracing walk back to Lukla for a sweeping flight to Kathmandu, after a memorable and exciting adventure to Thyangboche Monastery & Everest Panorama with great services and guidance of Pristine Nepal friendly guides and staff.
Thyangboche Monastery & Everest Panorama offers views of Mt. Everest (8,848m / 29, 028ft) Lhotse (8,516 m-24,940 ft), Nuptse (7,855m-25,772 ft) Ama Dablam ( 6,812 m / 22,480 ft) Kangtenga (6,782 m / 22, 380 ft) Tharmarserku ( 6,623 m / 21, 855 ft) Kwangde (6,011 m / 19,837 ft) Kusum Khanguru (6,373 m / 21,030 ft) holy peak of Khumbi-la (5,761 m / 19,012 ft) with other smaller unnamed peaks.
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Fly to Lukla 2,830 m & trek to Phakding 2,640 m - 04 hrs.
Day 03: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m - 05 hrs.
Day 04: Rest day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization and excursion.
Day 05: Trek to Khunde / Khumjung villages 3,730 m - 04 hrs.
Day 06: Trek to Tyangboche 3,867 m - 05hrs.
Day 07: Trek to Monjo 2,860m - 06 hrs.
Day 08: Trek to Lukla - 04 hrs.
Day 09: Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to respective hotels.
Day 10: In Kathmandu with a sightseeing tour.
Day 11: International departure for home ward bound.
Day 01 / Arrival in Kathmandu
On arrival in Kathmandu received by pristinenepal.com staff and guide for short drive to your hotel in the hub of Kathmandu city, where you will join with other members of Thyangboche Monastery & Everest Panorama trekking, our guide or group leader will brief with information regarding trekking –hotels-culture with do’s and don’ts, includes welcome dinner in a nice and typical Nepali restaurant with culture programs.
Day 02 / Fly to Lukla
Morning transfer to domestic airport for a sweeping scenic flight of 30 minutes to Lukla, Lukla airport or Tenzing –Hillary Airport. This is one of the world’s most unique airstrips with ups and downs short runway, after a time for refreshment in Lukla, where your bigger baggage will be carried by our porters or loaded on Ghopkyo (mix breed of normal cow and yaks).
From Lukla, our first-day walk begins on a gradual path with much downhill and short climb passing traditional Sherpa farm villages with views of snow-capped peaks. After a pleasant walk reaching overnight stop at Phakding located by the glacier fed Dudh Kosi (river)
Day 03 / Trek to Namche Bazar
After a pleasant overnight with the sound of the river, morning walk leads following Dudh Kosi, crossing few bridges to reach Sagarmatha National Park in Monjo village. From walk leads to the last village of Jorsalle before Namche Bazaar walking on the river bed and forested area.
After crossing the last high bridge few hours climb with marvelous views of peaks with Everest then reaching famous Namche Bazaar, here with two nights in this large prosperous trading town / village as well the main centre of Khumbu with facilities of ATMs, Cyber cafes, stores, shops, restaurants, banks and fresh bakery with a busy colorful Saturday market.
Day 04 / Acclimatization day
Namche a perfect spot for rest and acclimatization day, this morning a leisure short hike up to park museum with full information from mountaineering, flora/fauna of the area with Sherpa culture and Buddhist religions, this scenic spot offers grand views of mountains Mt. Everest and stunning Ama Dablam. For energetic and interested can take few hours hike uphill to Everest View Hotel for best views of Mt. Everest and other mountains.
Day 05 / Trek to Khumde/Kumjung
After a pleasant stop at Namche, morning walk leads above Namche towards Syangboche small old airstrip, after a steep climb following the path to Khunde and Khumjung, the largest Sherpa villages in the Khumbu area.
Slowly with nice walk reaching Khunde village situated on the same glacial valley as Khumjung village beneath holy Mt. Khumbila 5,761m. After a visit to Khunde hospital funded by Sir Edmund Hillary Foundation walk to Khumjung for the overnight halt.
At Khumjung with one and only high school of Khumbu area also built by Sir Edmund Hillary Foundation while in Khumjung visit Khumjung monastery one of the oldest of this region and the only place where you witness Scalp believed to be of mysterious Yeti.
Day 06 / Trek to Tyangboche
From Khumjung walk is fairly easy for the first half with short descend to Shanasa and with more down-hill reaching Phungitenga, a small place with a couple of teahouses and Nepal Army barrack serving as park wardens located in the midst of alpine woods of mostly silver fir blue pines, rhododendron and some few magnolia and birch trees.
From here 2 hours of the strenuous climb on the winding trail in the shade of lovely forest till Thyangboche Monastery is reached for an overnight stop. This beautiful spot offers views of the majestic beautiful peak Ama Dablam with Everest above Nuptse and Mt. Lhotse towards the north east.
Day 07 / Trek to Monjo
Morning walk a long descend to Imjatse River at Phunge Tenga, after crossing a bridge with short steep uphill and then with gentle walk all the way to Namche Bazaar, from Namche continue walk downhill to Dudh Kosi River, from here with short ups and downs to reach at Sagarmatha National Park to Monjo village for overnight stop in this nice village.
Day 08 / Trek to Lukla
After an exciting and fabulous trek to Everest base camp, last day walk of this adventure leads on the same trail with last climb to Lukla for lunch and overnight stop, afternoon free with last night dinner celebration with fellow staff-guides and members.
Day 09 / Fly to Kathmandu
From Lukla an early morning flight to Kathmandu, sometimes the flight time can delay due to bad weather conditions, as per your flight time board in a small plane for super, scenic flight back to Kathmandu, on reaching Katmandu domestic terminal. Pristine Nepal guide and staff transfer you back to your hotels with an afternoon free for individual activities.
Day 10 / Sightseeing world heritage site
Pristine Nepal reserves this day in case of flight delay and cancellation in Lukla, due to unfavorable weather conditions, if all runs well according to our itinerary days join for sightseeing tour as Kathmandu is full of world heritage sites of historical monuments-enjoy the tour of Kathmandu old Durbar square, Swayambhunath the landmark of Kathmandu or visit Bouddhanath “Little Tibet”.
Day 11 / Final Departure
Last day in amazing Nepal country of Himalayan wonders, as per your international flight time depart from the hotel where Pristine Nepal staff transfer you to the airport, after a greatly enjoyable and memorable time on Thyangboche Monastery & Everest Panorama Trekking with quality services and guidance of Pristine Nepal.
Autumn (Sept to Nov) and Spring (March to May) are the best seasons for this trek. The weather is sunny and warm with outstanding views. If you wish to avoid crowds and enjoy some alone time with nature then take this trip during winter (Dec, Jan, Feb) could also be an option. However, the temperature during winter could be harsh for most guests. Trekking in the Summer or Monsoon seasons(June to Aug) will be affected by rain but the Summer trek could be a bonus for an extreme botanist.
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