Itinerary Details

Day 01: Meet at Kathmandu Airport
We will meet you at the Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer you to your hotel. When you have had time to settle in and freshen up after your long flight, you will be invited to visit our office for a briefing about your programme. During this visit we will help you check your equipment and facilitate the processing of other necessary items such as National Park Permits etc.

Day 02: A full day’s sightseeing tour of Kathmandu Valley
After breakfast our guide will accompany you on a tour around the Kathmandu valley. You will visit the Hindu temple complex at Pashupatinath (a UNESCO World Heritage site) and the biggest Buddhist Stupa at Boudhanath. You will also visit Swayambhunath, also known as the Monkey Temple, a 2000-year-old temple. On your return to your hotel you will have time to explore the local area, have dinner and perhaps take a leisurely stroll through the famous Durbar Square. Overnight at hotel.

Day 03: Drive Kathmandu to Syange/ Jagat (1100m) Early morning
drive to Besisahar/Bhulbhule along the Prithvi Highway.From Besisahar or Bhulbhule take a local jeep to Syange.The drive has views of the river, greenery, local villages and beautiful mountain scenery.From Syange trek to Jagat. Overnight in guesthouse. If the drive is running late we can stay in Syange.

Day 04: Syange/Jagat trekking to Dharapani (1960m)
After breakfast we start the walk through jungle.From Chamje the trail goes along the banks of the MarshyandiRiver, mostly climbing, before we arrive in Tal.From here we enter Manang district and the trail continues through barley, rice and potato fields, and pine forests, past the village of Kodo, taking us to Dharapani, which is one of the bigger villages in the Manang valley. Overnight in Dharapani.

Day 05: Dharapani trekking to Koto: (2670m)
Today the trail climbs along the mule track through a fir forest and then for a time follows the river amongst the higher oak and maple trees. On the way you will have spectacular views of views of major Himalayan peaks. Overnight in Koto.

Day 06: Koto trekking to Dharmashala (3300m).
We start our Nar Phu Valley trekking from Koto today; we will walk along a steep and narrow path through the dense forest.After crossing the river the trek leads to Nar Phu Valley, passing beautiful pine forest with a wide waterfall. Before arrivingin Dharmashala, we will see several small shelters (caves and a pilgrim’s “Dharmashala”). Overnight camp at Dharmashala.

Day 07: Dharmashala trekking to Kayang (3560m)
The trail climbs up the valley along the small river before arriving at Meta (3700m), a non-permanent winter settlement of Nar.The trail passes by white rocks, low shrubs, junipers and scattered evergreen. We have one of the best mountain views on the way.After passing the Junam we will arrive at Chako, formerly a Khampa settlement. Overnight at Kayang.

Day 08: Kayang trekking to Phu village (4200m)
Today we will walk steeply downhill along the river bank and past the submarine rock with a small campsite. Good views of chortens, along witha canyon and gorges take us to the Phu gate from where we can see the three villages of Phu. Overnight at camp.

Day 09: Rest at Phu village for acclimatization and to explore
Phu Valley Again walking up and then coming back down is better than just resting in high altitude; we can walk up thevalley to the summer grazing settlement at Ngoru, where we can spend time interacting with local people and visit Gompa.Overnight at camp.

Day 10: Phu village trekking to Nar (4150m)
Today we will trek back to Phu gate, Khyang, Chyarkha and Junam to reach Nar. Along the way we’ll get to see some beautiful gorges and some breathtaking scenery. We will pass wonderfully painted, bamboo-topped chortens and arrive at Nar gates on the top of the hill.Overnight in camp at Nar.

Day 11: Nar trekking to Kang La Phedi (4500m)
Today is an easy, short, trekking day so we can explore more of Nar Village in the morning and can trek to Kangla Phedi, the trail going through a grazing field with a small stream on the left. Mountains are on both sides of the stream. On the left, breathtaking views of Pisang Peak.Overnight at the campsite of Kang La Phedi.

Day 12: Kang La Phedi to Kang La Pass (5315m), trek to Ngawal (3675m)
We start early morning today for the spectacular Kang La Pass which provides the magnificent view of Pisang Peak, Annapurna II, Gangapurna, Tilicho Peak and the airport at Hongde. After crossing the Kang La Pass we will head to Ngawal, a wonderful old village of cobbled streets, prayer wheels and beautiful architecture.

Day 13: Ngawal Trekking to Manang (3570m)
We will walk through a flat valley along the banks of the Marshyandi River. On the way we will pass pine forest, farming terraces and the beautiful village of Braga. En route we can visit Braga monasteries and view the Annapurna range and Tilicho Peak, which are closer. Overnight in Manang.

Day 14: Manang trekking to Letdar (4250m)
The trail moves through alpine pastures to scrubby forests of juniper and rose. Leaving the Marshyandi the trail ascends up to Tenki. From here we continue to ascend to Letdar via Yak Kharka.

Day 15: Letdar trekking to Phedi (4420m) or High Camp (4600m)
From here the trail continues to climb along the banks of the Jorsang Khola. It is sometimes possible to see herds of blue mountain sheep. Stay overnight at Phedi or continue climbing up to High Camp.

Day 16: Phedi or High Camp trekking to Muktinath (3800m)
The views from the trail and from the pass are outstanding; you can see the long great barrier ridge of Gangapurna, Annapurna, Thorong Peak and Khatung Kang peak. We ascend steeply to High Camp at 4590m, then along an undulating trail to the flat top of Thorong La (5416m).From here the trail descends steeply down to Muktinath. This is one of the most important pilgrimage sites for Hindus. It is also home to many ethnicTibetans and holy Buddhists.

Day 17: Muktinath trekking to Jomsom (2715m) via Kagbeni (2810m)
The trail gradually goes down to Jharkot with the picturesque kani (large Gompa). From here the trail strolls among meadows, streams, poplar and fruit trees, finally we arrive at Kagbeni, a gateway to Upper Mustang. After lunch in Kagbeni we continue trekking to Jomsom through windy trailsalong the Kali Gandaki Valley.Overnight at Jomsom.

Day 18: Jomsom flight to Pokhara Early morning take a flight to Pokhara, afternoon free on your own.Hotel.

Day 19: Pokhara to Kathmandu Drive or fly out to Kathmandu.
In theevening join a cultural show and Nepali dinner.Hotel. Day 20: Final Departure We will take you to Kathmandu airport to catch your flight home

Include Exclude

Cost Included

  • All arrival and departure transfer services to and from airports, both Domestic and International, with other necessary surface transport (by A/C Vehicles) as per itinerary.
  •  Assistance at the International Airport by Himalayan Alpine Adventure Trek representatives while arriving and departing.
  • Six night accommodation in Kathmandu on B/B basis.
  •  11 nights twin sharing accommodation at guest houses during the trek.
  •  One day sightseeing in Kathmandu (Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath, Boudhanath and Durbar Square).
  •  Local English speaking Tour Guide for sightseeing in Kathmandu.
  •  All necessary staff including experienced guide and porters during the trekking and climbing.
  •  Flight ticket for Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu sector for all climbing members and staff.
  •  All trekking and camping equipment such as camp furniture, kitchenware, dining tent, guest tents, etc.
  •  3 meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) with tea and coffee.
  •  Per person 60kg baggage allowance during trekking-up carried by porters or yak and 40kg baggage allowance while returning from base camp after climbing Mt Everest.
  • Trekking permit and Sagarmatha National Park entry fee.
  • Expedition Royalty and permit of Nepal Government to climb Mt Everest along South-east Ridge route.
  •  One experienced, trained, Government licensed, and 2 times Everest summiteer Climbing /Expedition Guide (Sherpa).
  • All wages, equipment, medical and accident insurance for all staff involved in the trek and expedition.
  •  First aid medical kits for the group and staff.
  • Satellite phone carried by Guide / Sherpa for communication and available for climbing members with the cost of US$.3 per unit call.
  • Appropriate foods for high altitudes and all climbing crew at base camp and above as required.
  •  Emergency Oxygen mask and regulator provided on requirement of climber with appropriate charge.
  •  Each expedition member will have an individual tent available in the base camp.
  • Solar panel for light and battery charger.
  •  All tents for camps 1, 2, 3, 4 and Khumbu Icefall charge.
  • 4 Oxygen bottles (4l) with mask and regulator (if requested by client).
  •  Free assistance service for cargo clearance and duties.
  •  Company service charge and government taxes levied in Nepal.
  • Complete pre-departure information, flight ticket reconfirmation and Visa extension procedure services (if necessary).
  • Farewell Dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant.

Cost Excluded

  • International air ticket and airport tax.
  • Nepal Visa charge.
  • Personal climbing equipment.
  • Personal travel insurance.
  •  Items of personal nature, Laundry expenses, Tips.
  •  Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu (except for the farewell dinner).
  • Expenses incurred towards usage of landlines, mobile, Walkie-talkies or satellite phone and internet expenses.
  • Any extra expenses arising out of various /unforeseen situations such as natural calamities, landslide, political disturbances, strikes, changes in government regulation etc.
  •  Transportation is strictly as per the itinerary. Any extra distance travelled will be charged extra.
  •  Any additional staff other than specified.
  • Rescue, Repatriation, Medicine, Medical test and hospitalization.
  • Emergency evacuation and Helicopter rescue.
  • Any extra services or products, offers or activities which are not mentioned in the itinerary.
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