Kathmandu-Lukla-Namche Bazar-Everest View Hotel-Thame-Kongde View Hotel-Lukla
4,500 M/14,760 FT
Full Boards Meal On The Trek
Everest Luxury Lodge Trek AKA Kongde View Trek, the exceptional view of the Himalayas and Khumbu valley also sleeping in the comfortable bedroom that provides mountain views. A moderate Everest luxury lodge trek is an idea for those travelers who looking to trek on the mountain with sleeping in the deluxe room and capture the breathless mountain view from your bedroom windows. 8-days Everest Kongde View Trek often pronounces as yeti trail in the Everest region. A trek is famous for the exclusive Sherpa culture and the striking view of the above 8,000 m peaks. Kongde View Trek Route spanning from tropical to alpine climate zone in Everest national park where the dramatic scenery change throughout your mountain hike. You'll be walking on the tropical forest and it more colorful during the spring season from March to May a distinct wildflower is developing. Since long this nature and conservation park became home to distinct animals like Musk deer, blue sheep, Mountain Goat, Blue Sheep, Himalayan Monal, Pheasant, etc. Entire Everest Luxury lodge trek route is colored by multiple Buddhist praying flags, series of a stone cairn, and white painted Buddhist stupa. Also visit several Buddhist monasteries at Namche Bazar, Thamo, Thame, and Thulo Zamphuti. Throughout your mountain trek arranging your accommodation in the best luxurious lodge where electricity and hot shower are available for 24 hours. Any good physical level outdoor lover can do this trek and previous hike or trek experience lets you enjoy more in the alpine terrain. If you have knees and ankle problems must pack knee guard and ankle support that will be very helpful while trekking from Kongde view hotel to Tok Tok.
Guided Everest Kongde View Trek begins with a scenic flight to the smallest Tenzing-Hillary airstrip, Lukla also called gateway of Everest journey. Upon arrival, Lukla welcomed by Sherpa and Buddhist flavor then a short walk through Sherpa hamlet to the lodge for the breakfast. From here our trek proceeds throughout the Sherpa community and along the glacier melted Milky River. The classical Everest base camp route provides a magnificent view of the Himalayas above the Dudh Koshi valley then reaching Namche Bazar on the second day of our mountain trek. Our spare day at Namche Bazar gives you enough time to enjoy with the surrounding mountain and Sherpa culture, antique as well as handicrafts. We then follow the ancient trading route of Tibet to Thame village, a west path comparatively silence than Gokyo Lake and Everest base camp. The night halt Thame village where first Everest summiteer Tenzing Norgay raised and also the birthplace of 24-time Everest summiteer Kami Rita Sherpa. From Thame trailhead to Kongde hotel on the yak pastures and rhododendron forest that approaches an amazing view of Namche Bazar and the lush green valley. Extra day in Kongde View Hotel climbs to the nearest viewpoint that literally called Farak Ri/Peak (4,900 m). About 3-4 hours ascent on the yak pasture provides majestic Mountain View including three mountains above 8000 m and turquoise lake on foot of the Kongde Ri. Our journey towards steeply descends on the grit path that provides extraordinary sights of the Sherpa villages and meandering Dudh Koshi valley to Lukla village. The next day a short flight take back to Kathmandu.
Day 01: Fly to Lukla then trek to Phakding (2,600 m)
45-Minute Flight then 4 hours Trek B/L/D With Hot Drinks Luxury Lodge
An early morning receiving from your hotel then transferring to airport for Lukla flight. A spectacular Lukla flight offers excellent view of the Himalayas that includes Langtang Himal, Ganesh Himal, Jugal mountain range, Gauri Shanker, Rolwaling Himal, Menlumtse and Mera peak. Upon arrival Tenzing Hillary airstrip introduces with trekking crew then our trailhead gentle downhill through the Sherpa hamlet that mark basement of the mountains. A trail head to Phakding village is filled with many local tea shops and several Buddhist sites. From Thado Koshi the walk continuous aside of the foaming milky river and visit sacred area at Ghat village. Your accommodation arrange at deluxe Yeti Mountain Home, the lodge has beautiful vegetable garden where they farmed organic plant. After delicious lunch can do side trek to Thaktul/Rimijung monastery above the Phakding village.
Day 02: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazar (3,450 m)
6-7 Hors Trek B/L/D With Hot Drinks Luxury Lodge
After breakfast our trek starts then gentle rise along the Dudh Kosi River with crossing suspension bridge couple of the time. Today hike is slightly harder than Lukla to Phakding day trek. We check our trekking permits end of Monjo village on the Sagarmatha national park office that established in 1976 to shelter and preserve the fragile mountain flora and fauna. Our path beyond the Jorsalle to Namche Bazar is steeper into the dense forest also crossing the Hillary Bridge. Before reaching YMH Namche Bazar get first glance of the Mount Everest then about 60 minute walk reach to camp, Sherpa capital where regularly have weekly market on Friday and Saturday.
Namche Bazar have bakeries, pool house, coffee shops, bar restaurant and stock of the branded supplies as well as replica of maximum trekking gears. Also often see yak caravan that carries goods for Everest expedition to Everest base camp.
Day 03: Rest and Aclimatization At Namche Bazar
4-5 Hours Trek B/L/D With Hot Drinks Luxury Lodge
Rest and acclimatization day at Namche Bazar, we have distinct options to spend a spare day at Namche Bazar. If you willing to have an easy and comfortable day then hang-out at the commercial Namche Bazar and do shopping also visit the water fountain, monastery, Sherpa museum, Sonam photography gallery, national park headquarter, café, bar and on Friday and Saturday visit the weekly market.
And prefer to do climb higher then dayside trek to Hotel Everest view, it takes 4-5 hours round trip that arranges panoramic Mountain View of the Khumbu Himalayas. Also, have a cup of the tea at first luxurious hotel in the Everest region that established in 1971 AD. The trip can extend to twin Sherpa village Khumjung and Khunde it famous for Sherpa élite culture and take picture of Yeti head at Khumjung monastery.
Day 04: Trek from Namche Bazar to Thame Village (3,850 m)
5-6 Hours Trek B/L/D With Hot Drinks Luxury Lodge
After breakfast, we follow the west route that connects to Tibet Via Nangpa La pass and believed Tenzing Norgay traveled with his family from Tibet to Nepal when the cultural revolution going on in Tibet. It about 5-6 hours trekking through the forest of the spruce, pine, rhododendron, juniper, and dwarf Himalayan herbs. We get perfect sights of Lawudo Gompa above our trail. As it is a less touristic region we immediately spot blue sheep, Mountain Goat, and Himalayan Monal before arriving Thame village.
We check our trekking permit at Thamo village also Sherpa culture excursion of great mountaineer Ang Rita Sherpa village who has hold the record that 10 time Everest summit without supplementary oxygen. We then gentle climb up through herbs shrub and potatoes field also view great Buddha painting on the boulder on Shore of Bhote Koshi River. Often crossing thunder milky river on the narrow rocky gully then tackle against sturdy uphill to Thame Village, the hamlet of the Everest climber. If the time permits then we climb to Thame Monastery, the Nyingmapa sect Gompa believed to be established in 16th century. From the monastery also get magnificent view of the picturesque Thame village on foot of the Himalayas.
Day 05: Trek from Thame Village to Kongde View hotel
6-7 Hours Trek B/L/D With Hot Drinks Luxury Lodge
From the Thame, the village walks downward on the yak pasture and potatoes farmland with crossing downstream. We also see some little houses where the farmer storess their crops in the harvesting season. We still see some locals are farming at Pare village. We then climb gradually up, on the pebble path into the rhododendron and pine forest also crossing seasonal glacier and waterfall. As we getting closer to the Kongde View hotel, it approaches magnificent view of the Himalayas including Mount Everest, Ama Dablam, and striking Namche Bazar on foot of Thamserku peak. Last section of the walk continuous on the large open pasture that provides a striking view of the surrounding. The well-furnished bedroom is thriving decorated of Buddhist mandala, you will also get excellent Mountain View from the bedroom window.
Day 06: Rest Day Or Side Trip to Farak Peak/Ri (4,900 m)
4-5 Hours Trek B/L/D With Hot Drinks Luxury Lodge
Extra day in the highest elevation Kongde Viewpoint hotel, there is an opportunity to an ascension to mesmerizing viewpoint Farak Peak and Kongde Lake. You will get incredible sceneries of the Himalayas around 20 mountains also get mountain shadow on the turquoise lake.
A trail to the Farak peak is sturdy climb up on the craggy mountain and it takes around 5 hours for a round trip. The day trip greets us by superior sights of the mountains including four mountain above eight thousand namely giant mounts Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Makalu plus Ama Dablam, Taboche, Taboche, Cholatse, Pumori, Nuptse, Imja Peak, Boruntse, Thamserku, Kangtega, Kongde Ri, Kusum Kanggaru, Mera Peak, Khumbila, Kapsele, Ombigaichan, etc. Then retrace to lodge and enjoy delicious lunch on an open terrace with overlook Khumbu valley.
Day 07: Trek from Kongde View Hotel to Lukla (2,810 m) Via Phakding Village
5-6 Hours Trek B/L/D With Hot Drinks Luxury Lodge
It is huge descent from Kongde hotel to Phakding village, wiser to use trekking pole that support your knees and ankle while walking steeply down on the grit and pebble trail.
First section of the trail is completely grassy then passes dwarf rhododendron. The dramatic view of meandering Koshi River and the tranquil Sherpa village below snow-clad mountain make your day fabulous. We joint to Everest base camp trek route at Tok Tok then stop at Phakding for lunch. Our trek continue to Lukla with gradual ascending.
Day 08: From Lukla Fly Back To Kathmandu (1,350 m)
45 Minute Flight Breakfast and Dinner With Hot Drinks ---No---
We eat a delicious mountain breakfast before move to airport at the hotel then short walk to Tenzing-Hillary airport. A 45 minute mountain flight provides close-up view of the Himalayas to Kathmandu. Upon arrival, you'll be transfer to your hotel then take own time until evening. Your leisure time can use with shopping for family and friends also can do the fun rickshaw ride also explore colorful local market Ason to by Nepalese kitchen ingredients. Then we invite you for farewell dinner at authentic Nepalese restaurant where we watch Nepalese cultural show.
- Airport transfer services both international and domestic
- Everest luxury lodge trek permits (Everest National Park and Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Fee)
- English speaking licensed trek guide with salary, accommodation, food & Insurance
- Strong high altitude Sherpa porter with salary, accommodation, food & Insurance
- Three meals a day during the trek in the mountains (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner with hot drinks)
- Seasonal Fresh Fruits Apple, Banana, Orange Etc
- Everest Luxury Lodge Trek Map
- Complimentary trekking equipment's like four seasonal sleeping bag, dawn Jacket and duffle bag (should be returned upon completing the trek)
- Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu flight ticket with together your trek guide
- First aid medical kit, oximeter to check pulse, heart rate and oxygen saturation at higher altitude
- Comfort lodge accommodation throughout the trek
- Farewell dinner arrange at an authentic Nepalese restaurant with live culture show
What's not included?
- Travel and medical insurance which should cover emergency evacuation
- Kathmandu meals and accommodation
- Personal expenses hot shower, laundry, internet, battery charge etc
- Gratitude to your guide and porter
Best season for Everest Luxury Lodge Trek
Nepal has four seasons and two different season autumn and spring is recommending for Everest Luxury Lodge Trek but still Autumn (September to November) is the best of the year. The ice gully section fairly easier than spring because no ice and snow also easier to reach Farak Peak. Most of the time the blue sky stays clear and very rare case the cloud comes over the meandering valley. During the spring walking into the colorful rhododendron forest, possible to walk on the snow and ice because of post-winter. During the spring between Lukla to Namche Bazar come cross with Everest summiteer. The lodge at Kongde closedown during the winter and monsoon unless staying in tented camp.
Meals And Accommodation During The Everest Luxury Lodge Trek
Throughout the 8-days Everest Luxury lodge trek, you'll be accommodating at Yeti Mountain Home, and it is chain lodge in the Everest region. All the places have a well-furnished bedroom has latest amenities. The private room has king size bed-room with 24 hours hot and cold shower facilities. The room is well décor of Sherpa and Buddhist flavor. And all the room provides impressive sceneries of mountains and landscapes.
Meals in the Everest luxury lodge trek, main course meals are inclusive at the package that means breakfast, lunch, and dinner with hot drinks. There is an option for the breakfast either choice from buffet or order individual and select any hot drinks tea/coffee/ hot chocolate etc. In breakfast basically serve cereal, fruits, juice, egg, bread, potatoes, sausage, etc. Basically we make lunch break halfway your trek, you may select any food items from the menu card. For dinner, we serve hot soup, main course, dessert with hot drinks.