Everest View Trek with Overland Tibet Tour | Drive in | Fly out

Everest View Trek with Overland Tibet Tour | Drive in | Fly out

TripGrade: Moderate
Moderate or Grade B Trip - comprises a week to 15 days. It can reach up to 5000 meters high in altitude range, but the trails will be moderate (nor easy, nor tough). High altitude may matter on walking speed and distance. You need to have some acclimatization over 3000 meters.

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Duration:

19 Days

Country:
Max Altitude:

Gyatchu La Pass (5,220m)

Group Size

Any

Trial Access:

Private Vehicle / Flight

Best Season:

Oct - Dec & Feb - Apr

Everest View Trek with Overland Tibet Tour is a 19-day program that is a combination of trekking in the Everest region in Nepal and an overland Tour in Tibet. 

Everest View Trek is one of the greatest trekking journeys and is widely popular among travel enthusiasts offering the sensational beauty of the Khumbu region. This classic trip provides you the uniqueness of the Sherpa people with their rich culture, tradition, and hospitality as well as the immense beauty of nature and the best of wilderness.

Overland Tibet Tour is an exotic tour through the high lands of the Himalayas. With abundant culture and natural beauty, Tibet allows you to enjoy its panoramic views of the Himalayas, vast landscapes, diverse vegetation, and pleasant hospitality. The capital, Lhasa is the main highlight of this trip as it has many things to offer.

(Note: Though this trip designed for 19 days, we can customize it as per your time availability and interest.)

 

Starting Price

USD 2849 per person

Group Discount : Available

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Itinerary

Arrival on: Kathmandu

Departure from: Kathmandu

Day 1

Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m)

Meals included: Dinner

After arrival at the International airport at Kathmandu, you will be greeted by our representative from Himalayan Trekkers and transfer to the hotel.

After checking-in and having some rest we will be discussing the trek details and necessary equipment that you need while trekking. We will organize a welcome dinner at the traditional Nepalese restaurant with a fine meal in the evening. 

Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: 30 min private drive

Day 2

Fly to Lukla & trek to Phakding (2,640m)

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Early in the morning, we will take a 40-minute daring flight to Lukla (2,800m/9,186ft) above green scenery and snow-capped mountains. This is one of the most exciting routes in the world on hillside encircled by huge mountain peaks. Lukla is a gateway to the destination from where our trek begins.

We start our trek through the affluent village of Lukla until we reach Phakding. For accommodation, we have a short but most exciting hike and have a side trip of a nearby monastery.

Overnight in Phakding.

Accommodation: Local lodges/ tented camp Estimated Walking Distance: 40 min flight & 3-4 hrs hike

Day 3

Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m)

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Today we come across many suspension bridges along the Dudh Koshi River one of which is the renowned Hillary Suspension Bridge and through wonderful and beautiful pine forest.

The path ascends through the forests and bridges until we reach the convergence of the Dudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi rivers. After a final steep ascent of about two hours, we get the first glance of Mt. Everest peering over the Lhotse-Nuptse ridge. From Chautara, we will walk until we reach our, destination Namche Bazaar which is a gateway to Mt. Everest and is the main trading center of this region. We stay overnight in Namche Bazaar.

Accommodation: Hotel/teahouse Estimated Walking Distance: 5-6 hrs hike

Day 4

Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar (3,440m)

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

This is the planned familiarization day for this trek. We either spend the day taking a day hike to Thame or visiting Khunde or relaxing and exploring Namche Bazaar itself.

You will visit the Tourist Visitor Center near the headquarter of the Sagarmatha National Park where variety of things related to the first Everest climbers, Sherpa culture are viewed.

Overnight at hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 5

Trek to Thame (3,800m)

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

On this day, we enjoy the spectacular view of Khumbu Himalaya from various points. Thame is the village of the renowned Sherpa climbers. This is one of the highest village and a fantastic place to observe the cultures.

Overnight. 

Accommodation: Hotel/Local lodges/ tented camp Estimated Walking Distance: 3-4 hrs hike

Day 6

Trek to Khumjung (3,780m)

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

After breakfast, we ascend to the famous airfield at Syangboche. The famous Everest View Hotel is located just above the airstrip where we can get a dramatic close-up view of the mighty Mount Everest and other Khumbu peaks. 

Then, we will continue up to Khumjung village. Everest area. You will observe the spectacular Khumjung monastery, Edmund Hillary School, Yaks, and Sherpa farmland and their exciting culture.

Overnight. 

Accommodation: Hotel/teahouse Estimated Walking Distance: 4 hrs hike

Day 7

Trek to Tengboche (3,860m)

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Early morning breakfast and we leave towards a small settlement called Temgboche through Dudh Koshi River, small villages, and forests of firs and pines. Tengboche Gumba/Monastery in the village is the largest gumba in the Khumbu region. 

Accommodation: Hotel/Tea House Estimated Walking Distance: 4-5 hrs hike

Day 8

Trek to Monjo (2,840m)

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

This is an easy day with little downhill and uphill road with most of it flat. It is a gradual walk with a forest along the trail. Some vegetation seen in this area includes Pine, Rhododendron and among animals, an encounter with a Himalayan Thar is always possible.

We will walk past Namche for 2 hours to reach our tea house at Monjo. The mountains you can see today are Kusum Kangaroo and other smaller peaks.

Accommodation: Hotel/Local tea house Estimated Walking Distance: 5-6 hrs hike

Day 9

Trek to Lukla (2,800m)

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Today is the last day of our trekking. On this day we walk to Lukla. You can trek at your own desired place freely and enjoy the natural beauty and the romantic atmosphere around.

Accommodation: Hotel/Tea House Estimated Walking Distance: 5-6 hrs hike

Day 10

Fly Lukla-Kathmandu

Meals included: Breakfast

Flights to Kathmandu are typically programmed for a morning. We fly reverse to Kathmandu after our long mountain voyage and move to hotel. You may get on recreation or shopping on your own. 

Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: 40 min flight

Day 11

Rest day in Kathmandu

Meals included: Breakfast

Today you have a rest day in Kathmandu.

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 12

Drive to Rasuwagadhi -105km

Meals included: Breakfast

We will start our drive early morning towards the Nepal-Tibet border. After we reach Rasuwaghadi, we start the process of taking a permit to enter the other side of the border.

If you need to acclimatize yourself then you may take a walk around the village and you can even interact with the locals.

For your information, Rasuwaghadi is a fort built during the Nepal-China war.

Accommodation: Guest house Estimated Walking Distance: 6-7 hrs drive

Day 13

Drive to Lhatse (4,350m) through Kerung Border

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Today, we will have a scenic drive from Rasuwagadhi to Lhatse passing through the Kerung Border. During the drive, the mountains such as Mount Everest, Shishapangma, Melungatse, and many smaller peaks of the area can be witnessed.  

Overnight stay at the hotel. 

Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: 7-8 hrs drive

Day 14

Drive to Shigatse (3,900m) - 244km

Meals included: Breakfast

We will start our journey after breakfast. Our drive continues through the highest pass en route i.e. Gyatchu La Pass at 5,220 meters. 

Check-in at the hotel and relax. Explore the surrounding in the evening. 

Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: 6-7 hrs drive

Day 15

Drive to Gyantse (3950m) - 90km

Meals included: Breakfast

In the morning, we will visit the Tashilumpo monastery after breakfast and then drive to Gyantse.

After checking in at the hotel in Gyantse, we will have some rest and then proceed for the sightseeing of Khumbum Stupa and Palkor monastery in Gyantse.

Overnight stay in Gyantse.

Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: 2 hrs drive

Day 16

Drive to Lhasa (3,650m) - 259 km

Meals included: Breakfast

Today we drive past the high passes Korala (5010m) and Kambala (4794m) and lake Yamdrok Tso. We will also cross the Great Yarlung Tsangpo also known as Brahma Putra River. 

Upon reaching Lhasa, check-in at the hotel and have a nice rest. 

Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: 5 hrs drive

Day 17

Lhasa sightseeing

Meals included: Breakfast

After a delightful breakfast, you wil have a guided sightseeing of the popular landmarks of Lhasa including Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, and Bakhor Bazaar. 

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 18

Full-day sightseeing of Lhasa

Meals included: Breakfast

We will be exploring Norbulingkha Monastery, Drepung Monastery, and Sera Monastery through the day. 

In the evening, you can go shopping, check out the fooderies and bars. 

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 19

Departure from Lhasa to Kathmandu/onward destination

Meals included: Breakfast

A representative from Himalayan Trekkers will see you off at the Goggar Airport for your onward destination. 

Estimated Walking Distance: 30 min private drive

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Accommodation

Himalayan Trekkers promises to manage the best, most comfortable and preferable accommodation.

Generally, in cities like Kathmandu, Lukla, Gyantse, Lhasa, Namche Bazar, we arrange basic three-star facilities. If available, you can opt for a more budget-friendly option or upgrade to a more luxurious hotel by paying a little extra. 

Although all the places might not have all the modern facilities, we will make sure to arrange safe and comfortable accommodation. In general, hygienic and safe tea houses/local lodges/ home-stays with all the basic facilities are arranged. But you can, if possible, personalize according to your preference. 

If your itinerary includes camping or you choose to experience camping during your travel, a proper camping-site will be pre-decided. If required, we also provide the basic equipment which is refundable. Please check the Gear-List and Requirement List for more information.

Meals

Breakfast is usually included with your B&B Accommodation within the cost that is evident.

For other meals in the city, you would have to pay separately. Often in the cities, you can choose from many different cuisines and varied food services. We can always help you find the right place to fit your taste.

In more remote areas, usually, there are not many options. But you can always find hygienic and well-prepared food. Moreover, almost all the meals during the trek are included in the cost. We can help you make changes according to your preference and budget, but only if choices are available!

On top of that, Himalayan Trekkers also organizes Welcome or Farewell Dinners as a symbol of warm greetings.

Please go through the detailed itinerary for more information. We are always there to help you travel to your heart’s content.


Inclusion

Whats Included

  • All airport transfers on a private vehicle
  • Tibet Visa and Tibet Permit 
  • All documents including Everest National Park permit and TIMS 
  • Trekking Equipment 
  • Hotel accommodation with breakfast except the trekking perioed in Nepal 
  • All meals during the trek as per the itinerary 
  • All sightseeing in Kathmandu and Tibet as per the itinerary
  • Welcome/Farewell Dinner
  • All applicable taxes and surcharges 

Whats Not Included

  • International airfares
  • Nepal Visa Fee
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, liquor, room service, phone bills, bar bills, etc.
  • Tips to Guide and Driver
  • Any cost occurs from any unfavorable conditions such as landslide, bad weather, flight cancellation, etc.
  • Anything not mentioned in INCLUDES section 


GearList

Gears required for the trek vary upon destination and season. Trekking shoes, down jacket, sleeping bag, hiking poles are the essential ones. Besides these – the following list is suggested:

Head

  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Sun glasses
  • Sunscream
  • Lip Balm.

Feet

  • Thin & Warm Socks - 2 pairs
  • Sandals
  • Trekking Shoes on the trek
  • Comfortable Shoes in cities

Body

  • Warm gloves
  • T-shirts
  • Light jackets and pullovers
  • Wind – stopper jacket
  • Undergarments
  • Hiking shorts
  • Cotton/woolen pants or trousers

Accessories

  • Earplug
  • Electronics gadgets of your choice
  • Spare Battery
  • Notebook, pen, guidebook and map
  • Tour/Trekking Bag
  • Hiking Poles
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Down jacket
  • Toiletries (toilet paper, toothbrush/paste, nail cutter, anti-bacterial hand wash

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