Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m)
Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport is the only one international airport of Nepal from where you will be welcomed with a great hospitality by the representative of United Brothers Trek and Expedition and transferred to the hotel. After having checked in the hotel, we will give you a short briefing about the trip and collect the essential documents (Passport and Photos) from you to issue the trekking permits. You can rest the leisure time exploring around and stay a night at the hotel with breakfast.
Day 02: Full day Sightseeing in Kathmandu
You can get up in the morning and have breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast we will come to pick you up at the hotel and take for full day sightseeing around Kathmandu valley (the world heritage site). At first, we will drive you to Swayambunath Temple. Swayambunath means self-originated Buddhist Temple which is known as Monkey Temple as well. It is located on the top of the hill from where you can see the superb view of the whole Kathmandu Valley. After having visited this holy temple, we will drive you to Boudha Stupa. It is a holy place for Buddhist and pilgrims which was slightly damaged during due the tremor of 2015 but later rebuilt. It is one of the largest spherical stupas in the world. From here, we will take you to Pashupatinath Temple that is pretty close from Boudhanth. Pashupatinath Temple, located at the bank of the Bagmati River is one of the biggest and most popular Shrines where you can behold for Hindus. Pashupatinath Temple which is the biggest Hindu Temple. You can see the ritual and cremation activities according to the Hindus Culture. At the end of the day, we will return back to the hotel. By the evening, we will take you to a Nepali restaurant for welcome dinner with typical Nepali cultural dance. At last, we will drop you to the hotel and spend a night with breakfast.
Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2,840m) and trek to Tsutanga (3,020m) 4/5 hours
We will come to the hotel to pick you up and drive to the domestic airport early in the morning for Lukla flight which takes around 35 minutes. You can see unbelievable view of White Mountains and green country side. As you get at the Tenjing Hillary airport lukla then we will get off from the plan and go to a lodge and take small break with a cup of tea and introduce with our other crew like porters. Then we move slowly through Pine forest to Tsutanga. Tsutanga is small place located at the bottom of Chhatare La where few small lodges are available for staying. We stay overnight here.
Day 04: Tsutanga to Chhatare (4,610m) 4/5 hours 5/6 hours
From Tsutanga we start our journey after breakfast. The way is steep till the top of Chhatare ridge. From here the trail gently ascends through rhododendron and pine tree and arrives at Kharkityang. We continue our journey to Chhatare with the view of Kongde Himal and Lukla valley. The way from Kharkityang to the top of Chhatre ridge becomes a bit difficult and icy if there is snow. From the top of Chhatra danda, the way slowly descends and gets to Chhatare where we spend a night.
Day 05: Chhatare to Kothe (3,691m) 4/5 hours 4/5 hours
After having spent a night at Chhatare, we continue our trek to Kothe. The trail descends down to Kothe through rhododendron, pine and juniper trees and small himalayan bamboo and finally arrives at Kothe. Kothe is a small place located at the bank of the Inkhu Stream where only few lodges are available for staying. Here we spend a night at Lodge.
Day 06: Kothe to Tangna (4,356m) 4/5 hours
As usual we will start our trip after breakfast. The way goes along the river and passes through beautiful yak pasture. As you get near Tangna, you can visit one small monastery inside the cave. According to the legend, the people brought this statue from Kongma dingma and wanted to bring to Lukla. On the way to Lukla as they arrived at this point and the people could not even move the statue and then they left it at the cave. Later they made wall around it and started to worship it again. Tangna is a small place where few small lodges are available for staying. We spend night there at Lodge.
Day 07: Rest day at Tangna (4,350m)
You have whole day free and to use the spare time, you can walk up to Tangna Lake and then come back to the camp and have lunch. By the evening the climbing guide will give a small rock climbing training. Then you can wander around it and we stay another night as well at the same place.
Day 08: Tangna to Khare (5,045m) 4/5 hours
The trail gently climbs up with the stunning view of Rectangular Mountain, Tangna Lake and Mera Peak. There are no any lodges between Tangna and Khare. Hence, we head directly to Khare for Lunch which takes around 4 hours. Khare is a small and the last village of this route where only few small lodges are built. It is located at the bottom of Mera Base Camp. We stay overnight there at Lodge.
Day 09: Khare to Mera Base Camp (5,350m) 4/5 hours
On the next day after breakfast, we slowly climb the hill with the view of Khare Village, Mera Peak and Rectangular Himal. The way is rocky and sometimes become icy due to snow. After 4 hours of walking, we will arrive at Mera Base Camp where we spend a night in a tented camp.
Day 10: Mera peak (6461m) climb and back to Base Camp 11/12 hours
Today is the hardest day of our entire trek due to the summit. Hence, we get up early in the morning around 1 am and start our journey to the summit with well preparation. We have to walk very carefully while ascending because we can’t see the ice hole on the snow sometimes. We continue our journey towards the top with new hope. As you get on the top, you will forget all the pain and difficulty that you have faced on the way. The great stunning mountains view from the top is unforgettable. After summit, we slowly descend down to the base camp and stay overnight again at the same place.
Day 11: Mera Base Camp to Tangna (4,350m) 5/6 hours
After having spent two night at Mera Base Camp, we directly descend down to Tangna and stay overnight in at Lodge
Day 12: Tangna to Kothe(3,691m) 3/4 hours
From Tangna, we will return back down to Khote through the same way and stay overnight at Lodge
Day 13: Kothe to Chhatre (4,610m) 5/6 hours
We continue our journey from Kothe to Chhatre which takes about 6 hours. In the beginning the trail commences along the river then ascends slowly through huge pine forest, small bamboo trees, rhododendron of different kind and hills all around. After ascending three hours we get to a small stream where we take our lunch with the fresh air of the mountain. We finish our lunch and continue our trip to Chhatre. On the way to Chhatre we can see numerous magnificent view of the mountain, mainly Mera and Charpate Himal on one hand and on the other we can observe the green view of the countryside downwards. Chhatre is a small place where only two lodges and good camping sites are located and we stay overnight in Chhatre.
Day 14: Chhatre to Chhutanga (3,020m) 5/6 hours
The trail slowly climbs up and after two hours we get to the Chhatre Danda. It is the last adventurous pass from where you can see the super views of Lukla village, Kongde Himal, Mera peak, huge Rocky Mountains and the green views of the low land country side. From here the path continues down to Chhutanga. Chhutanga is a small place situated in the Jungle and here you can get only few small tea houses. This area is covered with thick pine forest which is the main point for timber and woods for the local people and we spend overnight here.
Day 15: Chhutanga to Lukla (2,840m) 4/5 hours
It is the easiest and shortest day of the trek. We descend from Chhutanga to Lukla through the dense forest which takes about three hours. Lukla is a big village of Sherpa community. It is located on the lap of Kongde Himal which is the main entrance of the Everest trek where an airport and many luxurious lodges are available. Most of the trekkers commence their trek from Lukla to the Everest. Eventually after a long journey of trek we stay overnight.
Day 16: Lukla to Kathmandu (1,350m)
We fly from Lukla to Kathmandu which is a half an hour flight and check in the hotel.
Day 17: Free day in Kathmandu
Today you have whole day free and can do shopping for your final departure. By the evening we will do farewell dinner for the last day of your trip and spend overnight at hotel.
Day 18: Final drop to the airport
We will come to the hotel to pick you up and drop to the airport take you to the airport for your final departure.