FOOT AND SHADOWS WALKING HOLIDAY TOURS

Everest View Trekking From Thayngboche

EVEREST VIEW FROM THAYNGBOCHE
 “a short scenic trekking amidst world highest mountains within Buddhist culture”

Highlights:

“Trekking around world highest mountains in the shade of Mt. Everest and Sherpa culture,
scenic flight in and out of Lukla with panorama views of snowcapped peaks,
visiting traditional Buddhist culture villages and interesting monasteries,
beautiful rhododendron and pines forest with panorama of Everest range”

Trip Outlook:

Trip Mode:                              Hotel-Tea-House / Lodge on trekking.
Trek Grade:                             Moderate with high altitude walks
Highest elevation:                   3,867m at Thyangboche Monastery.
Trek duration:                         06 nights / 07 days (Lukla to Lukla)
Total Trip:                               10 nights & 11 days (Kathmandu to Kathmandu)
Seasons:                                  All season except July / August (monsoon wet
months)

Introduction:

Everest View from Thyangboche, a perfect short trek of a week, suitable for people who has the urge to get a glimpse of world highest Mt. Everest, and to observe local Sherpa Buddhist culture on this pleasant fascinating country walk with daily views of snowcapped peaks. Foot and Shadows Walking Holiday Tours to “Everest View from Thyangboche” trekking, takes the delight to show you the wonders of Everest area, for people with limited holiday within beautiful surrounding in the comfort of nice and cozy lodge with Sherpa hospitality. This amazing adventure reaches you to the highest spot at Thyangboche Monastery with fascinating views of surrounding high peaks with Everest at the closest with tour of the interesting old monastery in liveliness where you can observe monks and priest on prayer in ceremonial traditional dress of Tibetan Buddhist religion. Starting this overwhelming journey with a scenic flight to Lukla to reach famous Namche Bazaar at Sherpa capital here with time to relax and acclimatize before heading higher altitude. Walk leads through beautiful forest to famous Thyangboche Monastery with views of Everest and majestic Ama-Dablam peak and adjoining mountains. This fabulous ‘Everest View from Thyangboche’ trekking ends at Lukla, with short flight back to Kathmandu and wonderful service of Foot and Shadows Walking Holiday Tours and its cheerful guide and staff.

Outline Itinerary:

Day 01:            Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Day 02:            Sightseeing tour and trek preparation.
Day 03:            Fly to Lukla 2,820 m & trek to Phakding 2,640 m – 04 hrs.
Day 04:            Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m – 05 hrs.

Day 05:            Rest day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization and excursion.

Day 06:            Trek to Thyangboche 3,867 m – 05hrs.

Day 07:            Trek to Monjo 2,860m – 06 hrs.
Day 08:            Trek back to Lukla – 04 hrs.
Day 09:            Fly back to Kathmandu afternoon free at leisure.
Day 10:            In Kathmandu free day with optional sightseeing tour.
Day 11:            Depart Kathmandu for international flight homeward bound.

Trip detail:

Day 01:            Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
On reaching at Kathmandu international airport via respective airlines and countries, received by Foot and Shadow Walking Holiday staff and transfer to hotel in the heart of Kathmandu city, after getting refreshed our guide will brief with information on hotel, culture, do’s and don’ts, Everest View from Thyangboche trekking with welcome dinner.

Day 02:            Sightseeing tour and trek preparation.
After breakfast our city guide take you on sightseeing tour at places of interest as Kathmandu valley full of world heritage sites with temples, monasteries, Stupa and old king’s palace after an enjoyable interesting tour back to hotel, preparation for Everest View trekking.

Day 03:            Fly to Lukla 2,820 m & trek to Phakding 2,640 m – 04 hrs.
Morning a short drive to domestic airport for scenic flight to Lukla with views of mountains during 30 mins flight, at Lukla start the walk with downhill passing traditional Sherpa villages and farm lands to reach at Phakding for overnight stop near Dudh Kosi River

Day 04:            Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m – 05 hrs.
After Phakding walk beings to famous Namche Bazaar a major town of Khumbu region, as the walk leads on gradual path crossing river several time within pine and rhododendron forest.

 

On reaching entrance of Sagarmatha National Park at Monjo and towards the last village of Jorsalle and continue walk on river banks, and then a long climb leading at Namche Bazaar for overnight stops.

 

Day 05:            Rest day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization and excursion.
At Namche a necessary acclimatization and rest day, before heading higher altitude towards Everest base camp. Namche a moderate size village or a town with many shops, stores, banks and ATM with Cyber Café around, optional walk to Park museum with information of the area including grand vista of Mt. Everest and majestic Ama-Dablam peak.

For energetic people can take a hike to Everest View hotel, Khumjung and Khunde village located on the glacial valley beneath holy Khumbi-la peak (patron of Khumbu Sherpa’s)

 

Day 06:            Trek to Thyangboche 3,867 m – 05hrs.

From Namche walk leads with views of Everest, Kwangde, Tharmasarku, Ama-Dablam, after crossing Imjatse River to a small place Phunge-Tenga with few shops and lodges a popular lunch spot.

 

After lunch few hours climb into beautiful forest to reach at Thyangboche monastery for overnight stop. A great scenic spot with views of surrounding high peaks, here with time to visit the monastery and monks, priest on prayer.

 

Day 07:            Trek to Monjo 2,860m – 06 hrs.
After a grand time around high mountains of Khumbu and at interesting Thyangboche monastery, walk descend with a climb for an hour to Sanasa, and then a gradual walks with short up and downs to reach Namche Bazaar, after a break here walk back to Dudh Kosi river valley and to overnight stop at Monjo village near Sagarmatha National Park gate.


Day 08:            Trek to Lukla – 04 hrs.

Morning walk on a pleasant trail most of the way to reach at Phakding, and then with last climb for an hour to Lukla, at Lukla celebrate last night with fellow trekkers and staff including porters.
Day 09:            Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to respective hotels.
From Lukla taking an early morning flight back to Kathmandu with views of mountains, on reaching Kathmandu airport, FSHT staff transfers you back to hotel around Thamel area with rest of the day free at leisure.

 

Day 10:            In Kathmandu free day with sightseeing tour.
We reserve this day as contingency (spare day), in case of flight delay and cancellation due to bad weather which might happen sometimes, as the Himalayan weather can be unpredictable, if all goes well have a free day or one can book for short sightseeing tour around Kathmandu-Patan and Bhaktapur.

 

Day 11:            Depart Kathmandu for international flight homeward bound.
Last day in amazing Nepal, after a wonderful time to ‘Everest View from Thyangboche’ trekking with grand services of Foot and Shadows Walking Holiday Tours, as per your international flight departure and reporting time, our guide and staff transfer you to airport for your onward flight homeward bound or to next respective countries.


Price Includes

  1.  All Airport pick up and drop by private tourist vehicle.
  2.  Standard twin sharing accommodation in a  hotel in Kathmandu (Breakfast included). (you can eat verity Food in your choice )
  3. Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private tourist vehicle.
  4. English speaking government license holder Tour guide.
  5. All your standard Meals during the trek (Breakfasts, Lunch and Dinners).
  6. Available standard Lodges, Guesthouses twin sharing accommodation during the trek (Twin sharing).
  7. Government licensed holder English speaking trekking guide for the entire trek.
  8. The required number of porters to carry your luggage during the trek (We assign one porter for every two guests).
  9. Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staff.
  10. Everest National Park permits and TIMS Card (Trekking Information Management System) for trekking.
  11. Duffel bag by Foot and Shadows Walking holiday (which need to be returned after the trek).
  12. Airfare from Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu including airport departure tax in Kathmandu and Lukla airport.
  13.  Welcome and Farewell dinner in typical Nepali Restaurant with Nepali  cultural dance show Program.
  14. All our government taxes, vat, tourist service charges.
  15. Temple & Monasteries Entry fees in Kathmandu and trekking.

Price Excludes

  1. International Airfare.
  2. Any others expenses which are not mentioned above Nepal entry visa; you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 30 days can be obtained by paying USD $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. Please bring 2 copies of passport size photos).
  3. Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu. ( you can eat verity Food in your choice)
  4. Travel Insurance which covers emergency Rescue and Evacuation. • Personal expenses (phone calls, baggage charge, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
  5. All Personal & Bar Expenses in Kathmandu and during the trek.
  6. All alcoholic and cold drinks.
  7. Personal trekking Equipment.
  8. Tips for guides and porters.
  9. Single supplement fee USD $250
  10. Extra expenses due to flight delays, strikes, weather condition or any event out of our control anything not included in service includes column.

Equipment for Trekking:-

  1. Trekking Bag pack.( Duffel bag )
    This should be a good one with good zipper  to get rid of rough treatment of baggage from the airlines and the porters)
  2. Personal Soap for  toilet,washing hand,Bath,washing clothes  or tube liquid soap
  3. Toothbrush & toothpaste
  4. Sanitary napkins (for women)
  5. Toilet paper
  6. Towel
  7. Tube of sun lotion (with extra power)
  8. Extra clothing for cold sensitive:
    1 pair long underwear, 1 pair long wool, 1 wool shirt (long sleeved)
  9. Trekking day bag.( not a big)
  10. Trekking shoes. (this should be waterproof)
  11. Sports shoes or sandal. (Camp shoes )
  12. Trekking stick.
  13. Sun Hat or cap.
  14. Warm woollen cap.
  15. Trekking jacket Gore tax/ fleece jacket.
  16. Pullover or warm clothes.
  17. Raincoat or good umbrella
  18. 4/5 pairs of good qualities shock. (Socks for camp shoes )
  19. Hand gloves.
  20. 2/3 pairs of Trekking trousers(Short pants for hiking )
  21. 3/4 pairs of trekking shirts.
  22. 3/4 pairs of Underwear (Bras (for women 2 pairs )
  23. Sunglass.
  24. Water bottle.
  25. Sleeping bag.
  26. Flash or Torchlight (extra batteries & bulb )
  27. Some common medicine likes, Band-Aids,
    aspirin or Tylenol for headaches or other pain, antihistamine, Throat lozenges etc.
  28. Camera and batteries. (Batteries Charger if possible take extra Batteries )