Monkey Temple Everest Base Camp

Trip Facts

Program Code: AHT-NPP02 | Duration: 17 days | Program Type: Tour / Trekking | Maximum Altitude: 5545m | Minimum pax: +1 | Mode of Travel: Flight / Land | Start Trip: kathmandu | End Trip: kathmandu | Program Grading: gradegrade

Trip Overview

  • "Monkey Temple". The main structure brick & clay which supports; a lofty conical spire capped by a pinnacle of copper gilt.
  • One of the primary goal of an Everest trek is the Everest base camp at an elevation of about 5340 meters.
  • Climb Kala Pattar, a 5545-metre bump on the southern flank of Pumori (7145 meters) for best view in the world
  • Visit Highest Mountain base Camp
  • Running into home land of Sherpa people
  • Old and famous monasteries, Pongboche and Tengboche monastery

Three kilometer west of Kathmandu city complex locates the one of the world most glorious Buddhist Stupa. Swayambhunath is said to be 2000 years old. Visitors often call it "Monkey Temple". The main structure brick & clay which supports; a lofty conical spire capped by a pinnacle of copper gilt. There are the all-seeing eyes of Lord Buddha on the four sides of spire. Being situated seventy meter above the level of valley, the hill of Swayambhunath is a mosaic of small Stupa and pagoda temples. Aside, in front of the temple, one of the famous goddess with the shrine of Ajima called "Harati Mata" is there. This temple of goddess believes to be famous in the way of tantric. Both the Stupa of Lord Buddha and temple of a goddess are surrounded by other temples and Tibetan monasteries.

Combine with the Everest Base camp Trekking is the most popular trekking in Nepal. To get near Everest Base Camp, you must either walk for 10 days or fly to Lukla. One of the primary goals of an combine Everest trekking is visit Everest base camp at an elevation of about 5340 meters. However, you cannot see Everest from the base camp, so most trekkers climb KalaPattar, a 5545 metre bump on the southern flank of Pumori (7145 meters) which is highly rewarding for the views over the entire Khumbu Mountains. In these programs you explore Monkey temple and next day journey to Everest Base camp.

Upon arrive to Kathmandu airport our airport representative transfer to hotel, from next day your activities is starting to visiting in Monkey temple with city guide and preparation from Everest base camp trekking. Trekking start from Lukla 40 minutes flight from Kathmandu and walk to the feather of Mt. Everest. We end trekking in Lukla and return to Kathmandu by flight. If given itinerary is not match we design different itinerary as your requirement.  

Outline Itinerary

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Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Monkey Temple tour with city guide O/N Hotel.
Day 03: Kathmandu - Lukla - Phakding 2640m, 3.30 hours, O/N Tea house/ Lodge.
Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazar 3440m, 5 hours, 
O/N Tea house/ Lodge.
Day 05: Namche Bazar for aclimatization day,
O/N Tea house/ Lodge.
Day 06: Namche Bazar to Tyangboche 3867m, 4/5 hours, 
O/N Tea house/ Lodge.
Day 07: Trek to Pongboche - Dingboche 4410m, 4/5 hours, 
O/N Tea house/ Lodge.
Day 08: Rest day in Dingboche
Day 09: Dingboche to Lobuche 4900m, 5 hours, 
O/N Tea house/ Lodge.
Day 10: Lobuche to Gorep-shep 5140m and EBC 5370m - Gorep-shep 6/7 hours, 
O/N Tea house/ Lodge.
Day 11: Kalapathar to Gorep-shep - Pheriche, 4200m. 4/5 hours, 
O/N Tea house/ Lodge.
Day 12: Pheriche to Khumjung3740m, 5/6 hours, 
O/N Tea house/ Lodge.
Day 13: Trek to Phakding 2640m 5 hours. 
O/N Tea house/ Lodge.
Day 14: Trek to Lukla 2840m, 
O/N Tea house/ Lodge.
Day 15: Flight back to Kathmandu O/N hotel.
Day 16: Free day in Kathmandu, Overnight Hotel
Day 17: Departure from Kathmandu or next trip

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