Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m)
Tribhuvan International Airport is the main international airport of Nepal where you will be welcomed by our airport representative with a great hospitality as you arrive there and transferred to the hotel. Our representative will help you in check-in procedure and will brief you about the trip on next day.
Day 02: Preparation for Trip
Today, we'll give you short briefing about the trip at the beginning. Then you can prepared for the next day trip. If you need to buy anything for the trip, you can go for shopping around Thamel and the spare time you can spend exploring around city. By the evening, we will take you to a typical Nepalese restaurant with live cultural dance for welcome dinner.
Day 03: Kathmandu to Lukla (2840m) flight and trek to Phakding (2610m) 3/4 hour
On the 3rd day, you will be served breakfast early in the morning in your hotel. Then we will drive you to the domestic terminal of Kathmandu airport for an early morning flight to Lukla (2,800m), with the mountain view of Langtang range and Everest region. Lukla is the gate way of our trek where we will stop for a while to drink a cup of tea or coffee at a hotel and introduce with our crew. We start our trek through beautiful Sherpa village like Chhoplung; Ghat until we reach Phakding. We will stop on the way for lunch. Today is our first day and we walk only for few hours and spend a night at lodge at Phakding.
Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3450m) 5/6 hours
Phakding is a located at the bank of Dhudkosi River. After having breakfast, we commence our trip through pine forest, and small Sherpa village along Dudh Koshi River. On the way, you can see the wonderful view of Mt. Thamserku (6618 m) and waterfalls. The trail goes through Benkar, Chumoa, Monjo and jorsale. At the end of Monju the check post of Sagarmatha National park is located where we have to show the permits or pay National park fees. We stop for lunch at Jorsale and continue our journey to Namche through the bank of Dhudkoshi River. From the last suspension bridge the way is uphill till Namche Bazaar which takes around 2 hours. On the way to it, you can see Mt. Everest peering over the Lhotse-Nuptse ridge if the weather is clear. We spend a night there.
Day 05: Acclimatization Day
Namche is the capital city of Sherpa people where you can visit Sherpa Museums and monastery. Today, you can visit Everest View point hotel for hiking and then descend down to Namche Bazaar. You can have lunch and then explore around Namche Bazaar.
Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3860m) 5/6 hours
After having breakfast at Namche, we trek to Tengboche enjoying superb view of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Amadablam and close up view of Thamserku. The trail goes to Tengboche with easy walk till Sansa with the picturesque views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Amadablam and Tabuche peak. From here, we descend down to Dudhkoshi River through the pine forests, cross a suspension bridge over Dudh Koshi River and finally arrive at a small village called Punki Tanga. We stop here for lunch and then continue our journey to Tengbuche. From here the trails climbs up till Tengboche through dense juniper and pine forest. After 2 hours of ascending, we will get to Tengboche. Tengboche is a beautiful place where you can visit a very old Tengboche Monastery.
Day 07: Tengboche to Pangboche (3985m) 3/4 hours
Tengboche is located on the lap of Mt. Amadablam. You can take a picture of the spectacular view of sunrise on the Mt. Everest, Amadablam and Tengboche monastery in the morning. After breakfast, as usual we continue our journey towards Pangboche. The route goes through pine forest and you can see numbers of Chorten, Pray Wheels on the way and reaches to a small Sherpa village called Pangboche. Pangpoche is a small Sherpa village where we spend a night.
Day 08: Pangboche to Amadablam Base Camp (4500m) 5/6 hours
After having spent a night at Pangboche, we trek to Amadablam Base Camp. From here the trail descends and crosses a river. Then the route is uphill till Amadablam Base Camp. On the way, you can see Lhotse, Amadablam, Pumori, Thamserku and Lobuche Peak clearly if the weather is fine. Our camp is located at Amadablam Base Camp. At the end of the day, we will reach at Amadablam Base Camp.
Day 09-25: Climbing Period
On the next day, we will do some climbing preparation, training, practices along with acclimatization. After having done training regarding safety and success at Base Camp the climbing guide will take you slowly to climb Amadablam. As you go higher, you will set up several camps till you reach summit. First you will be taken up to Advance Base Camp (5200m). We have to set up again 2 higher camps above the ABC before heading to summit. We set up 1st camp on the elevation of (5815m) and 2nd camp at the height of (6000m). This is a very small camp located on a very exposed section of a ridge, and is barely sufficient enough to accommodate 2-3 tents.
The climb from camp 2nd to camp 3rd (6400m) involves expert alpine rock climbing skill as you will encounter ice gullies, corniced ridge and an ice wall. After camp III, a perfect 50 degree snow and ice slope lead you to the summit of Amadablam. The climb requires one to be competent in alpine ice-climbing technique and have experience climbing on mixed terrain carrying a pack on one’s back. As you get on the summit, you can see the panoramic views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Pumori, Cho Oyu, Baruntse and other numerous small peak of Khumbu region. We will return back to Amadablam Base Camp after summit and stay overnight at Base Camp.
Day 26: Amadablam Base Camp to Pangboche (3985m) 4/5 hours
From Amadablam Base Camp, we will return back to Pangboche through the same way and stay overnight at lodge.
Day 27: Pangboche to Namche Bazaar (3450m) 6/8 hours
We take our breakfast early in the morning and then commence our journey to Namche Bazaar. We descend down with the excellent view of Mt. Amadablam, Pangboche village, Tengboche Monastery and green pine forest through the same way and arrive at Namche Bazaar at the end of the day.
Day 28: Namche Bazaar to Phakding (2610m) 6/7 hours
Namche Bazaar the Himalayan Trading Centre is the most beautiful city of Everest region from where we descend down and cross the Dhudhkosi River then continue our trek to Phakding through Jorsale, Monju, Benkar village along bank of Dhudkoshi River and finally arrive at Phakding. We spend a night there.
Day 29: Phakding to Lukla (2840m) 3/4 hours
Today is the final day of our trip. We directly head to Lukla and celebrate the final day of our trek with our innocent porters and staffs. By the evening we dinner together and distribute tips for them to thank for their hard works during the trek and say good bye. We spend a night at Lukla.
Day 30: Lukla to Kathmandu (1350m) 35 minutes by flight
As per our schedule, you board the plane and fly back to Kathmandu with the picturesque views of white mountains and countryside. As you arrive in Kathmandu airport, you will be picked up by the representative of united brothers trek and expedition then transferred to the hotel. You can rest today.
Day 31: Free day in Kathmandu and farewell dinner
You have whole day free in Kathmandu today for shopping and packing your luggage for your final departure. By the evening the trekking officer of united brothers trek and expedition will come to pick you up for dinner and taken to a typical Nepalese restaurant with live cultural dance. After dinner you will be escorted to the hotel at last.
Day 32: Final Departure
The trekking officer and driver will come to the hotel to pick you up for final departure. They will drop you to the airport by private vehicle and say good bye to all of you until your next visit.